Foreign News: Urbanities

At the National Palace in Mexico City, Mex., President Obregon received the credentials of Mr. Pestkowsky, Bolshevik Minister to Mexico, heard him say: "Russia has been cemented slowly since the overthrow of Tsarism, but has maintained its independence and is struggling to bring about the betterment of industrial laborers and farm workers."

The President then replied: "A new era of justice is dawning for Mexican workers, who have been oppressed for centuries. The Governments of Russia and Mexico have similar ideals—the uplifting of downtrodden classes and the betterment of the masses."

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