Foreign News: Shame-faced Poor

Jeremiah Jenks, political economy expert of New York University, recently returned to Germany, reported that Hugo Stinnes, Master of Coke, "is employing two secretaries with a staff of assistants solely to look after his widespread relief work. Stinnes provides the entire upkeep of the municipal kitchens, foundlings' home and a home for nursing mothers in Mühlheim, adjoining his own house, and contributes to a long list of hospitals, institutions, students' and middle-class canteens and scientific research institutions throughout Germany. Large numbers of shamefaced poor, including needy artists, writers and 'disabled officers, owe...

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