"Contrary to popular belief," declared a secretary of the Soviet Consulate in Manhattan last week, "there are cows in Russia."

Occasion for this naïve pronouncement was the news that Mrs. Marjorie Post Close Hutton Davies, apparently confident that her newly-appointed husband would remain Ambassador to Russia for at least two years, was sending 2,000 pints of frozen cream to Moscow and 25 electric refrigerators to keep it in. The Red comrade's smartcrack betrayed gross ignorance of Mrs. Davies' corporate connections and of the capitalistic uses of publicity.

Announcers of this Davies act were...

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