Canada: POLITICS: A Kick for the Reds

The Communists got a hard kick in the pants from voters in what had long been one of Communism's Canadian strongholds. The scene was Montreal's Cartier riding, which had elected a Communist to the Dominion House of Commons the last two times it voted. In a by-election this week, to fill a vacancy left by the imprisonment of Communist and Traitor Fred Rose, a seat in the House was won by Liberal Maurice Hartt, a self-made lawyer who once sewed buttonholes for a living.

It was a resounding triumph. Running in a crowded field (six candidates in all) plump, 42-year-old Maurice...

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