CANADA: Final Round

The heat wave caught Canadian politicians in the final round of the general election campaign that ends June 27, but the weather did not stop them. They just peeled off their coats and went on with the job. In the past eight weeks Liberal Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent and Tory Leader George Drew had crisscrossed the Dominion in an appeal for votes. Despite all their oratory, the country's political temperature had stayed close to normal. It apparently would remain that way until election day.

For the Liberal party, in power since 1935, an unruffled electorate was all to the...

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