Foreign News: On Street Cars

The right to board a Moscow street car by the uncrowded front platform instead of by the normally jammed rear entrance is a privilege heretofore granted by Soviet law only to "citizens carrying bundles of the order of trunks; cripples, and women with infants less than 42 inches tall." Humanitarians have called this an admirable law, an instance of the instinctive chivalry of the proletariat. Despatches told last week, however, that the front door privilege has recently been extended to all People's Commissars (Cabinet Ministers) and their staffs, as well as to members...

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