RUSSIA: Very Easily Led

In Moscow the Soviet Government opened last week the first little Red schoolhouse for children of U. S. and British engineers and workmen now helping Russia with her Five-Year Plan. Fond parents faced painful alternatives. The school, as Soviet officials frankly admitted, will try to turn every pupil into a little Bolshevik. But the Government offered free tuition & textbooks, reduced streetcar fares and for each hungry pupil a heaping hot lunch at 15¢—such a lunch as would otherwise cost in Moscow at least $1.

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