Sport: Ado About an Auto

From Halifax to Victoria there were outraged cries. Canada's heroine of the year, Figure Skater Barbara Ann Scott, had been maligned, and to a man Canadians leaped to the rescue of their starry-eyed sweetheart.

In Toronto last week, the Globe & Mail's Columnist Jim Coleman wrote her an open letter: "We read in the public prints where some acorn named Avery Umbrage, who lives down in the Excited States, is trying to have you expelled from the amateur ranks because you accepted a nice yellow Buick phaeton as a gift. . . ." Amidst the commotion, Prime Minister Mackenzie King reassured his...

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