Foreign News: Bugle Blast

Some two months ago M. Christian G. Rakovsky, then Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain, and M. Leonid Krassin, who occupied the same office in France, ware exchanged between these two posts by order of the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union.

M. Krassin left France without ever having received the custom-sanctioned honor of hearing the national anthem of his country played when he visited President Doumergue. For 50 days M. Rakovsky has been vowing that he would never call on M. le Président at all unless assured that the "Internationale"...

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