GERMANY: In Berlin

In Berlin, one George P. Murdock, young American now circumambulating in Germany, summed up social and economic conditions as follows:

"The economic situation is appalling. Prices are much higher than in 1914 and wages much lower. No fine clothes are seen on the streets. Women are buying only gabardine suits and such things as are calculated to wear forever. The streets are positively crowded with beggars, a new phenomenon for Germany.

"The places of amusement are relatively empty. At the theatre, the one time I...

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