RUSSIA: Forty Cases

All the way from Moscow came a Bolshevik trade delegation to the capital of Canada, there to arrange for a renewal of a Russo-Canadian commercial agreement.

The members of the delegation arrived with conspicuously little luggage. They said it was coming. When it arrived it turned out to be 40 large cases.

Canadian Customs officials wanted to examine the contents of the cases. The Bolsheviki claimed diplomatic immunity. Canadian law officers said that such immunity could not be granted to a mere trade delegation. The cases were opened and 40% of their...

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