Foreign News: Speech from the Throne

As the All-Union Congress of Soviets convened in Moscow last week this riddle appeared pertinent:

"Why is His Majesty George V like Comrade Vyacheslav Molotov, Prime Minister of the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics?"

Answer: "Comrade and King both do as they are told [by Josef Stalin and Ramsay MacDonald, respectively] and the biggest job of each is to open Parliament."

George V opens thus: "My relations with the foreign powers continue to be friendly."

Comrade Molotov, more specific, opened last week by stating that Russia's relations with Turkey are "most friendly"; with Japan,...

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