One Krumm Heller, a writer on international affairs, presented the world with some hitherto unpublished excerpts from the will of the great Lenin, founder of Bolshevik Russia. The excerpts, which may be authentic but are probably false, read:
"Kamenev is hesitating and unstable ; he is an uncertain man who should be observed and spied upon constantly.
"Zinoviev is a talentless individual, but he is an ambitious man who constitutes a great danger for our Party and should be closely watched in all his movements.
"Stalin is a silly sort of person. This man aims...