THURSO, in Labelle County, Quebec, is no teeming metropolis, but it has its grand occasions, when the good country folk drive in from miles around to celebrate some local festivity. One such large evening was in progress recently, in the form of a school closing, including a musical recital by the pupils, ail of whom had vied one with the other to bring an especially nice souvenir gift for teacher.
I WAS quite interested in the article on the Barr Colony by Captain Tweedale in the issue of May 15. The author’s name seems familiar to me, as I spent a year among those people during the trying times he mentions. It brought the whole thing back to my mind again—horses dying along the Battleford trail for want of proper feed and care, the blind trying to lead the blind, and the whole procession becoming mired in the bog holes he mentions.
IN VARIOUS parts of Canada avowed Communists have been elected to civic office. Others have been or will be candidates in parliamentary elections. Through its secretary, Tim Buck, the Communist Party of Canada presented a brief to the Rowell Commission.
THIS IS about three chicken-raising sisters who decide to invest a small legacy in a rich husband. The girls have little to offer except their looks, but since they are Loretta Young, Marjorie Weaver and Pauline Moore, this is plenty. Loretta, being practical as well as beautiful.By ANN ROSS4 min
A most amazing statistical picture is that during the nineteenth century the population of the world increased more than during the previous million years. In 1800 there was an aggregate of about 750 million people in the world, and in 1900 this had increased to nearly 1,700 million.By HENRY ASHBERY2 min
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