In Helsinki's handsome, granite Diet hall,
200 stubby Finnish forefingers pushed the electric voting buttons. By
160-to-40 the men & women who are supposed to govern Finland approved
the Government's decision to reject Russia's armistice terms.
The average Finn knew only that the vote meant more bloodshed, more
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