MAYOR CAMILLIEN HOUDE of Montreal is five feet seven, 267 pounds, with a big head narrowing at the top, scarce black hair, snapping, protuberant eyes, an immense nose, a massive jutting chin, conversational hands and the short-stepped walk of a very stout man.By EVA-LIS WUORIO17 min
HALIFAX will be 200 years old in 1949 and Mayor J. E. “Gee” Ahern wants the old port to really splurge for its birthday. His slogan: “We’re no longer a town, we’re a city.” His program: a quarter-million-dollar memorial boulevard through the north end, new schools, a new library, new streets, removal of the poorhouse and prison outside the city and a million-dollar sports stadium.By THE MARITIMES6 min
I have read with interest Mr. Wallace Goforth’s well-informed article “If Atomic War Comes” (Oct. 15) and in my memory lingers a little of General Crerar’s article, “War Is a Prospect Canada Must Face” (July 15). While my military service in this last war was something less than two years... my judgment inclines me to place the articles written by the above gentlemen on the debit side.
AS USUAL, Franklin Arbuckle observed Christmas a couple of months early this year—and please note the word is not, repeat not, "celebrated." Mr. Arbuckle painted his Christmas cover of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, last October.By The Editors3 min
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