I CAN SEE him yet, standing on the bridge as the rebuilt Corinthian pulled away from her pier on that first sailing under the Bender house flag. The schedule had her bound for specific points on the cruise, but chance or fate or Emil Bender's love of show had something else in store for her.By HAROLD TITUS22 min
THERE ARE ways and ways of topping off a meal—with something light, maybe fruit, if the meal has been a hearty one; with something a bit more substantial when the main courses are few and simple. Most people like to top off a spicy meal with a bland dessert; they like a tart, crisp dish to follow a starchy main course, a chilled “sweet” at the end of a heavy meal, and so on.By M. FRANCES HUCKS8 min
PARLIAMENT goes round and round. But, unlike the music in Mr. Riley's famous song, it has thus far failed to come out any place in particular. At this writing the Canada-United States trade agreement is still laboriously in committee, with much wordy warfare over asparagus and onions; no word comes of Mr. King’s promised national committee on unemployment; and the Budget is unlikely until after Easter.By A POLITICIAN WITH A NOTEBOOK8 min
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