April 15, 1942

Parade 5657
HUMOR

Parade

TRURO, N.S., had a practice blackout recently, when a couple of queer bits of business turned up. In one lightless household there was trouble with a two-year-old lad who wouldn’t stay put. Finally his exasperated mother picked the boy up, set him down firmly on the diningroom table, told him to stay there.
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THIS IS WHAT WE THINK

IT IS good news that Canada is taking the lead in a move to apply North American technical genius to the job of designing new and better war weapons. In mid-March Ottawa announced the creation of an Army Technical Development Board, headed by Victor Sifton, Master General of the Ordnance.
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In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

WE WERE listening to two men discussing Bruce Hutchison's new book on Canada — “The Unknown Country.” One said, “There’s some splendid descriptive writing in it, but I think Hutchison is fundamentally a bit of a romanticist. I mean he seems to be something of an idealist, if you know what I mean.”
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FICTION

Listen Boss, Now Listen!

Bill Kehoe, the expert power-shovel operator, dumps a scoopful of love and crime into Boss Doane's lap
They Were Prepared 1011
GENERAL ARTICLES

They Were Prepared

The true story of a small community that was organized to meet a war emergency
Keyboard Artist 2021
GENERAL ARTICLES

Keyboard Artist

Portrait of a Canadian whom U.S. critics have called one of the "most gifted" younger pianists
Bomber Ferry 1617
GENERAL ARTICLES

Bomber Ferry

Only crack pilots can fly bombers to Britain —the North Atlantic is no place for a novice
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WOMAN’S PAGE

EAT and Be HEALTHY

"If every Canadian ate these foods in these amounts every day, there would be no nutrition problem in Canada"
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GENERAL ARTICLES

Look, This Is us

We have lived foolishly . . we have worshipped wealth and it has not bought us happiness
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Wit and Wisdom

Laughing Matter

Cured—After writing a prescription the physician told him that the druggist would probably charge him sixty cents for filling it. Then the patient asked the physician to lend him the money. The physician carefully scratched out a part of the prescription and handed it back, with ten cents, remarking: “You can have that filled for a dime.
Cross-Country 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Cross-Country

JAPANESE strength was greatly underestimated when the Japanese drive south began, and now Jap air fleets are hammering at Australia. Why scorn Japan’s power to strike north toward Vladivostok and Alaska? Singapore fell when the enemy marched in through an ill-guarded back door.
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Wit and Wisdom

In Fewer Words

An Ice Idea—Up at the barracks they have a new name for the guys called up for military training. They call them “icicles” — drips that got caught in the draft.—Regina LeaderPost. Bravo, Australia!—If ever a country should be helped it is Australia which gave men, money and materials to the Allied cause without stint, but now finds herself facing actual warfare on her own shores.— St. Thomas Times-Journal.
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GENERAL ARTICLES

Japan’s Cult of Death

Fanatic Jap soldiers welcome death because to die in battle is to be worshipped as a god. A Canadian tells what these Japanese are like
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