The Press: Quick, Warm Gesture

One day last winter Editor Basil ("Stuffy") Walters of the Minneapolis Star had a fine idea. When King George and Queen Elizabeth reached Winnipeg on their tour of Canada (see p. 23), Minnesota would send a delegation to greet them, thereby stealing a march on the other 47 United States and providing the Star with a good promotion stunt. As the Royal Train neared Winnipeg last week the city was jammed with some 15,000 visitors from nearby States; twoscore U. S. bands were on hand to play God Save The King; a squadron of...