RUSSIA: Quantities of Quilts

OGPU Agents began last week a grand roundup and jailing of Moscow housewives who since the beginning of the buying boom have made a business of stocking up on every sort of household stuff. With screaming headlines in Moscow papers branding such housewives as "Speculators," the OGPU made its most spectacular raid of the week on an eight-family house in Bakunin Street, swept all housewives therein off to jail, left astonished husbands and children to return to find no dinner. With an air of uncovering the deepest-dyed skullduggery, the OGPU revealed that the...

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