RUSSIA: Well-Ordered

"There is no ragged proletariat in Russia, but a well-ordered community." Thus, with a somewhat defensive air, spoke William H. Hamilton, Assistant Vice President of the Guaranty Co., Manhattan, as he returned last week from a tour of Soviet Russia, made in company with Mrs. Hamilton and Mr. & Mrs. W. Averell Harriman. "Everywhere we received excellent treatment—not relatively excellent, but excellent!" said Mr. Hamilton. "Americans are welcomed in Russia and are given every courtesy. . . . The Russians are doing amazing things. . . . "I used to think...

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