Foreign News: Bread & Powder

¶ When all the bakers of Athens struck last week, Greek soldiers were ordered to knead and bake; Athens continued to eat fresh bread. Soon foxy old Prime Minister Eleutherios Venizelos had an even better idea. He announced that he would call the striking bakers to the colors, enroll them for compulsory military service, order them as soldiers to return to their bakeries.

¶ In Paris, savants of the French Medical Academy ruled upon an appeal by French bakers that they be allowed to use baking powder in bread. To support their appeal,...

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