Canada: THE DOMINION: Cousin Clem

It was like a visit from a seldom-seen and well-loved cousin. On his way from the conference at Washington, (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), Great Britain's Socialist Prime Minister Clement Attlee stopped by to pay his respects to Canadians. As hosts will, Canadians fed him well, showed him a good time.

In Ottawa's cavernous Union Station, where he arrived with Canada's own homecoming Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Clem Attlee shook the hands of nearly 100 welcome-bent dignitaries while bagpipes tootled Cock o' the North. Then he strode down a red carpet into three hectic days.

He lunched at King's house, on lobster,...