Foreign News: Four Duchesses

Down a well-greased slide, at Glasgow, lurched, last week, the portly Duchess of Bedford. A burly workman had tipped the mechanism of the slide, giving her a shove. At her had been hurled a bottle of champagne by Mrs. Stanley Baldwin, pious, charitable wife of the Prime Min- ister. . . .

Beneath the end of the slide wavelets rippled and laughed. Into them plunged, stern first, the Duchess of Bedford, with all the emphasis of her 20,000 tons. She is the second "Duchess" ship to be built for Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd., now famed...

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