RUSSIA: Notes, Sep. 14, 1925

Repeated dispatches say that after a lapse of some ten years Russia is again to have, freely and openly, her vodka. The Soviet Government has decided to manufacture it again, with 40% alcoholic strength. The reason given is that this year a good harvest is expected and the Government, knowing that the peasants would manufacture a great deal of strong drink for themselves, decided that it might as well do the manufacturing itself at a profit.

In New York State Isaiah J. Churgin and Ephraim Skliansky went rowing on Long Lake. The...

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