Foreign News: Different World

Last week chuckling Communists drained the Samovars of Moscow's lower depths in steaming content. Wide faces waxed into full-mooned laughter. Behind the relentless mask of the Third International, beaked sardonic visages relaxed in a sour smile, as the Pravda, famed Bolshevist sheetlet, brought them welcome tidings of nauseous conditions beyond the seas. A joke, a Gargantuan jest, had just been found to be on someone else.

Said the Prwvda's returned Comrade Gulliver: "I saw (in New York City) 7,000,000 two-legged animals penned in an evil smelling cage . . . streets as unkempt...

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