Transport: Sentiment for Sale

Last week the President of France and some 2,000 other bigwigs of Paris journeyed to Havre in special trains. There they boarded the 79,000-ton S.S. Normandie, seated themselves in the huge dining salon for a monster party which lasted all night, included entertainment by 170 stage-folk. This week the Normandie makes her maiden voyage to the U.S.

Same day at Southampton another group of people boarded another ship, which in her day had also been a Queen of the Seas. As they gathered round a long table under the dome of the main lounge, they...

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