POLAND: Mighty Maxie

In Poland, the lean, sponging Rabbi-brother of Russia's roly-poly Foreign Minister Maxim Maximovich Litvinoff makes a fairly good thing out of going down to the Bialystok station when "Maxie's" special train is going through to Warsaw, sometimes gets enough money to pay a month's rent, sometimes only one of Maxie's cigars, sometimes a cuffing from Maxie's Red Guards. Last week in Lodz the potent Bolshevik's indigent old sister Ester was shoved into the street by an irate landlord who dumped her furniture on the pavement.

Wailed Ester: "I admit I owe 250 zlotys...

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