Foreign News: Britannia Mocks the Waves

After the Queen Mary briefly stuck crosswise in the river on which she was built, Britain's funnypaper, Punch, pictured a barge in similar predicament whose crestfallen helmsman called to the captain, "Don't forget, Cap'n, the same thing happened to the Queen Mary." With Cunard White Star officials still asserting that the Queen Mary was not deliberately racing on her recent record crossing (TIME, Aug. 22), Punch last week showed two tugboats running furiously neck & neck. "Racin'? Certainly not," says one of the tugboat captains, hoisting his nose high in air. "It ain't...

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