Foreign News: Happy Man!

Russia may be facing her worst food shortage since 1921 (TIME, Sept. 12).* She may be turning the lives of millions of comrades topsy turvy (see above). But Russia remained last week the land of outrageous contrasts, the One Sixth of the World which dwarfs mere generalities. Russia was making one architect so wealthy and so happy last week that his good luck gave him the jitters.

"Many times of late I have awakened in the night, terrified lest my good fortune was a dream!" breathlessly declared 28-year-old...

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