Foreign News: Bon Voyage

On a happy occasion in the House of Commons. Sir Winston Churchill bade his sovereign a formal bon voyage and compared her globe-girdling trip with that of Sir Francis Drake, the first English captain to sail around the world. "It may well be that the journey which the Queen is about to take will be no less auspicious," said her majesty's first minister.

Other M.P.s echoed Sir Winston's good wishes. From the Labor benches, elderly Welshman David Grenfell rose to declare that in 31 years he had never before made a nonpartisan speech. "I...

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