Foreign News: Embarrassment

Bolshevik Ambassador Leonid Krassin dressed himself in his capitalistic attire of a frock coat and high silk topper. Madame and the Mademoiselles Krassin were adorned in the best that the art of Jean Patou could devise. Together they were driven to the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes.

At the Exposition was le Sénateur de Monzie, Minister of Education, accompanied by several other Senators. Greetings between the Senators and the Ambassadorial party over, they proceeded to the Soviet Pavilion in the Exposition, smiling and chatting.

Here many speeches were made, at the conclusion...

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