CANADA: Royal Visit

Last week George VI and Queen Elizabeth became the first ruling British monarchs to set foot on the New World. As it happened, the first foot each set down when they left the gangplank of the Empress of Australia at Quebec was the left foot. This ill omen was somewhat reflected in the reserved manner in which Quebec's French-speaking citizenry received them, causing New York Timesman John MacCormac to observe: "Canadian crowds are given to taking their pleasures silently, if not sadly." But the farther west Their Majesties went on their 26-day...

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