BELIEVE it or not, more papooses are born in Canada in relation to population than babies of any other kind or color. This is one of numerous odd facts to be picked up at the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, a rambling building that looks on the outside like a carbarn and on the inside like nothing you ever heard of.By THE MAN WITH A NOTEBOOK7 min
FOR SOME time the editors and publishers of this magazine have been working out a way of showing in some practical manner their appreciation of the job being done for this country by the men of its armed forces overseas. Now we are happy to announce the debut on Feb. 1 of the Overseas Edition of Maclean’s which, free of cost, will be distributed among the Army and Air Force in the Mediterranean and Britain, and the Naval Services.
RETURNING from Britain, the editor of our sister publication, Chatelaine, tells of seeing the letters S.F. on Canadian Red Cross warehouses jammed with supplies. S.F. stands for Second Front. Miss Macpherson says, “What impresses one most is that everything is READY for whatever need arises when it arises.”
Outlook Is Grave—Those Balkan hitchhikers, Rumania, Hungary and Bulgaria, are dismayed to learn that the bandwagon’s destination seems to be the morgue.— Montreal Herald. Splice of Life—Funny isn’t it, but a man who bugs a lot of delusions usually winds up by marrying one.—Brandon Sun.
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