Canada: POLITICS: Birthday Parly

To match the razzle-dazzle politicking of Premier Maurice Duplessis, Quebec's Liberals had to set off some pre-election fireworks of their own. Last week they had the occasion: the soth anniversary of Montreal's Reform Club, bastion of the Liberal Party.

From all over the province, Liberals had come to celebrate the anniversary and to talk politics. They trooped into the grey stone clubhouse on Sherbrooke Street, settled into the leather chairs in the lounges or sat down beneath the portrait of Prime Minister King in the dining room. In the 50 years since Sir Wilfrid Laurier founded the club,...

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