CANADA: Montreal's Taste in Mayors

Bustling Montreal, biggest Canadian city (818,000) and No. 3 French-speaking metropolis of the world,* has a Gallic taste in mayors, and last week she exercised it again. Her last mayor was flamboyant Camillien Houde, who distinguished himself in a number of ways. He got the city into so much financial hot water that a provincial commission had to be set up to manage the city's affairs. He got more hearty laughs out of Queen Elizabeth than any other Canadian official when Their Majesties visited the Dominion in 1939. And this year he...

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