Canada: MANITOBA: Off the List

For the last four leap years the Winnipeg Tribune had listed Garnet Coulter among the city's most eligible bachelors. He looked like a fixture. A man who enjoyed duck hunting and poker sessions with the boys, he was thought to be an impregnable singleton. Besides, Garnet Coulter, mayor since 1942, had a big city (pop. 351,900) to run.

Last July, when Garnet Coulter, 65, played host to the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities, he gallantly and persistently squired the Federation's Executive Director Jessica Allan, 43, around town (TiME, July 21). Winnipeggers put it down to official business. But when...

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