Women and their Work

MACLEAN’S QUESTION BOX

EDWINA SETON June 15 1926
Women and their Work

MACLEAN’S QUESTION BOX

EDWINA SETON June 15 1926

MACLEAN’S QUESTION BOX

EDWINA SETON

NOTE: When a personal reply is asked for, a stamped, self-addressed envelope must be enclosed. No notice will be taken of anonymous communications. Writers must sign their names, not for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith.

Information about educational institutions and business places is confined to Canadian ones.

Question—Mrs. C.G.D.: Do you know of any firm in Canada or the United States that would purchase or give orders for dolls’ dresses, hand made and removable?

Answer—As you enclosed a stamped, self-addressed envelope, I have sent you the names of two firms in Canada that manufacture dolls. We do not furnish information about firms in the United States.

Question—J.T.M., Manitoba: Will

you please tell me where in Canada there are companies handling motion picture machines, and where to obtain a book on motion picture projection?

Answer—Following are some companies that you could write to, and at the same time ask about the book: Pathescope Company of Canada, Ltd., 156 King St. West, Toronto, Film & Slide Company of Canada, Toronto; Western Canada Entertainments, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

Question—Mrs. B.: Please advise me about my hair? Shall I cut it off, or is the bob due to go out soon? My trouble is I cannot get a hat to fit me, and the only hats that are large enough are so elderly looking. I am young, and have never bobbed because I have been expecting the style to change soon.

Answer—Why not fall in with the style and bob, since you are young. Only be sure you wave the shape bf 'head that can sport a bob becomingly, and also that you are ndt 'overweight. Then 'even 3iî the fashion does swing back :&gain to tressas yoifrs Will soon grow.

Question—N.P.F.: I am a teacher, a beginner, aged twenty, and although I have not tried in a city, I find it extremely difficult to procure a position of any kind, until the next school term. Can you give me any idea how to set about it and at least make a little pocket money?

Answer—A good many are in your position, equipped, ready to work and unable to find a post. Why not take subscriptions for a magazine, MacLean’s, for example, or sell casualty insurance? Without knowing more about your circumstances, am sorry I cannot suggest anything more. Did you expect a personal reply? Y ou did not enclose stamped, selfaddressed envelope, as required by the rule.

Question—L.M.H.: Some time ago I read an article in MacLean’s on Government annuities. Will you be good enough to bell me where I should write for partkfülars?

Answer—To Mr. S. T. Bastedo, Superintendent, Canadian Government Annuities, Department of Labor, Ottawa.

Question—J.M.: Is a married woman holding a high school assistant’s certificate allowed to teach in a high school or collegiate of the province of Ontario? Is she allowed to teach in any province of the Dominion? If so, what provinces?

Answer—As each province’s Department of Education has its own ruling in such matters, your best course will be to write to them direct. There is a Department of Education in the capital city of each province of Canada.