THINGS TO COME” is a huge, wonderful, fantastic spectacle film which shows civilization wiped out within the lifetime of the present generation, then restored, wrapped in Cellophane, for those of our descendants who think it worth while to survive.By ANN ROSS7 min
THE FRONT COVER of this issue of Maclean's commemorates the sixty-ninth anniversary of the proclaiming of Canada as a Dominion of united prow inces. Across the top of that same cover is a herald-line calling attention to an article on the French-Canadian nationalist movement in Quebec.
A TORONTO bank man who, in the days of the Klondike gold rush struck up a friendship with Robert W. Service, recently returned from a month’s visit with the poet whose Yukon ballads have earned him enough to enable him to live comfortably on a beautiful estate at Côte-du-Nord, in France.
IN HIS reactions, the editor of this national publication often resembles an anxious mother. Take festivities, for example. At her darling’s birthday party, any normal mother wants the child to have a good time. Yet she knows that a seventh bottle of pop combined with a fifth plate of ice-cream is likely to result in a digestive disturbance.
Good Idea In the cause of safety on the highways a chain of filling stations in the United States has put up the sign “No Intoxicated Driver Will Be Served at This Station.” Vancouver Star. Useless Feet—“The automobile will in time make our legs useless.”
Diplomacy—A guest of a small Southern hotel was awakened early one morning by a knock on his door. “What is it?’’ he called drowsily without getting up. “A telegram, boss,” responded a negro’s voice. “Well, can’t you shove it under the door without waking me up so early?”
ONE OF THE hardest worked words in the golfing gal’s vocabulary these bright sunny days is “punch.” Indeed, so much is this the case, according to their critics, that right now the girls are just a little punch-drunk, the sudden headiness having been brought on by an effort to pour too much punch into their golf swings.By DINK CARROLL11 min
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