WE YIELD to the desire of the people concerned to have their identities concealed, but in a way it is too bad, for they were the principal characters in as fascinating a mystery as has ever been solved by a fiction detective. It happened in Hamilton.
THE previous issue of this magazine was off the press when Edward VIII abdicated. This is the first opportunity Maclean's has had to affirm its allegiance to His Majesty George VI and to wish for him and his Queen, and for the peoples of the Empire, a long and happy reign.
MOST CANADIANS who listened to ex-King Pike Chooses His Agency,” appearing on page twelve. It’s an amusing yarn. Goodness, how we need amusement. There is no end to the subtle devilry Benge Atlee can cook up for Kent Power’s attention. This time it’s a murder by snake-bite.
It’s a Good Trick—A woman is a person who can listen to three other women without missing a word, while telling them about her operation.—Lindsay Post. Facts About Machines — There is abundant proof that the advent of the machine and new discoveries eventually increase opportunity for labor.
The Only Chance—The curate prided himself on his oratorical powers. He was describing the downward path of the sinner, and used the metaphor of a ship drifting and going to pieces on the rocks. A sailor in the audience was deeply interested.
Draw a circle and in it place nine cats, as above. Now, draw three lines inside the circle and by doing so separate each cat. Answer to Puzzle No. 19 Problem—Mr. Cox, learning that Mr. Hicks was going off on a sabbatical leave, went to him and offered to rent his home for a year.
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