Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: To Washington

About 11,000 homing U.S. soldiers, cheering mightily, lined the rails of the great Queen Mary as she inched up New York Harbor. A band, aboard a small boat alongside, blared its welcome. Through it all, in his stateroom on the Mary, the Prime Minister of Canada rested undisturbed. Said he, later: "I sleep well."

William Lyon Mackenzie King looked ruddy and happy after 28 fact-finding days in England. As he left the liner at Manhattan's Pier 90, cameramen yelled at him, "C'mon, smile!" and "Wave your hat!" He did. Reporters nudged him into the pier's pressroom, but he would only...

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