RUSSIA: Hamanex

Nine weeks ago to the huge relief of many a Washington official, the Soviet Government purchased 25 vessels of the U. S. board's dilapidated wartime fleet, ordered them made speedily ready for service. Wasting no time, 60 Red sailors and their officers arrived in Boston last week, ready to take over the first two ships to leave drydock. The sailors were quartered in the slightly sanctimonious St. Mary's House for Sailors, operated by Archdeacon Ernest J. Dennen of the Episcopal City Mission of Boston. Officers were sent to the slightly more pretentious Crawford house. When the Red seamen rebelled at...

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