THE CUNARD CO. has been obliging. For £127 I can share a cabin with a male passenger when the Queen Elizabeth sails for New York next week. The Treasury and the Bank of England have examined my request for U. S. dollars and agreed to allow me so many per day on the condition that my earnings, if any, shall be remitted to Britain in their entirety.
BOTH high officials and “experts” on the lower levels feel decidedly encouraged about the prospects of organizing peace. This revival of optimism is due, of course, to the softening of Soviet policy. The better informed do not profess to know how far or how long the Kremlin will withdraw.By ERNEST K. LINDLEY6 min
LAST MONTH the government raised the pay of some top civil servants by as much as 50%. We have no quarrel with that. But the Minister of National Revenue, Dr. J. J. McCann, took occasion at the same time to warn private industry it had better not do likewise.
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