THE GOOD SHIP Empress of Australia (once the good ship Von Terpitz) is roistering home to England on the last Atlantic crossing she will make this year. The promenade deck is encased in canvas. On the deck Sir Louis Greig, who taught King George and the Duke of Windsor to play games, is having a family cricket match with deck chairs as wickets.
FOR THE first time, in the pearl grey stillness of the morning, a solitary fish boat hung motionless above that spot in the Strait of Georgia. The first time— sixty fathoms above the teeming blackness of a water world where were cod in countless multitudes.By CLARK RICHARDSON22 min
W.S. GILBERT said it first but it has been repeated many times that taking one consideration with another, a policeman’s life is not a happy one. A contributor living in a small Saskatchewan town tells us the local limb of the law was called in on a big case the other day.
The Prisoner of Zenda THE PRISONER OF ZENDA” has just about everything the romantic movie-goer can ask for—a mythical kingdom, a beautiful princess, a court ball, a moated castle, sudden love and sudden death, and two Ronald Colmans. The whole thing has been done in the screen’s best Graustarkian style, with exactly the right balance between realistic adventure and fairy-tale illusion.By ANN ROSS4 min
Best in Years Please accept my congratulations on your editorial, "A Farmer's Creed,” which appeared recently. It is the best editorial I have seen in some years........-P. Brown, Vanderhoof, B.C. The Oxford Group Beverley Baxter is to be thanked for bringing the subject of the Oxford Group to the attention of Canadians.
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