BEFORE THIS reaches print Parliament will be preparing to go home, with Mr. King and his Ministers polishing their Windsor uniforms to cut a figure at the Coronation. What it proves is that Parliament needs a three-months-session law, and that —remembering most past sessions—the man who said that talk was cheap didn’t know what he was talking about.By A POLITICIAN WITH A NOTEBOOK9 min
HEAD OVER Heels in Love" has pretty Jessie Matthews as its dancing and singing star, and half a dozen songs by Gordon and Revel. The songs are catchy, and Miss Matthews has never looked better or danced and acted more charmingly. But the picture lacks pace and variety— a good comedian would have helped a great deal in breaking up the long sentimental sequences.By ANN ROSS6 min
BY THE time you read this, the curling season will be well over, but we think that some record should be made of the manner in which the town of Shaunavon, in Southwestern Saskatchewan, kept its chin up. Hard hit by prolonged drought, the farmers around Shaunavon haven’t had a crop for so long that only the oldest inhabitants remember what a wheat kernel looks like.
IT IS AN arresting title that M. Grattan O’Leary has given his article on relief racketeering, presented in this issue of Maclean's. We hope you will read the article and that it will arouse your indignation. If you are a wage or salary earner, and therefore a taxpayer, then you are Public Sucker No. 1, made so by the relief chiseller.
EXPERIENCE and ability! That unbeatable combination goes a long way toward making up the 1936-37 National Hockey League Managers' All-Star team. When you add to the above ingredients the brilliance of the individual performers plus a dash of youth, you have the answer to a hockey manager’s dream—the perfect hockey team!By JAMES C. HENDY13 min
IS MR. JOHN TAXPAYER Public Sucker No. 1? The answer, emphatically, is “Yes.” He is the vindication of Barnum. A sucker fooled, mocked, robbed. Victimized by the most vicious, most brazen, most morally and spiritually degrading racket of our times.By M. GRATTAN O’LEARY12 min
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