The Press: The Bishop of Ottawa

On the eve of his 70th birthday last week, Canada's Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King sat down to dinner (oysters and filet mignon) at Ottawa's Chateau Laurier with 40 members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery and their 60 guests. Dinner over, he was presented with a gold card awarding him an Honorary Life Membership in the Press Gallery. Then came the evening's well-kept surprise. A motion was put and carried by a rising vote. The Prime Minister rose, turned to a grey, balding newsman near him at the table.

"Charlie," he said, "may the youngest member of the Gallery present...

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