WITH a presidential election in the offing, Ottawa finds Washington a trifle hard to get along with these days. American farmers are protesting indignantly against import restrictions. When the controls first went on there was no outcry because the Americans didn’t even notice them.By THE MAN WITH A NOTEBOOK9 min
IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, defaulting debtors can still be sent to prison. And, if they know their rights, they can demand to be served with free beer. But rights or no rights, they’re unlikely to get it. Nevertheless, the free-beer clause still stands in an old law adopted by the crown colony of British Columbia in 1858 from an even earlier British statute of 1759.
I WISH to put on record that my garden is in bloom, that the sun is shining in a cloudless sky and that my Aberdeen Terrier “Max,” instead of hurling insults at the dog next door, is peacefully sitting on the grass and blinking like a philosopher who has been up too late.By BEVERLEY BAXTER’S7 min
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