RUSSIA: Famine

Last year there were 22,000,000 hungry Russians whom the Soviet Government did not have grain enough to keep alive. The American Relief Association came to their rescue, and fed many of the starving. This year the American Relief Administration estimates there will be 13,000,000 hungry mouths that Russia cannot feed.

"Extremely unfortunate," says the Soviet government; "we have not enough farm implements or livestock to till the grain field." Then the American attaché at Berlin reports: The German government has bought 1,400,000 bushels of wheat from Russia. It is about to...

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