HOME again after the honeymoon! And now there’s a housewarming in the offing, as befits any hospitable young couple. It may take one of several forms, but my advice is to make it a simple affair until you get your hand in at being both housekeeper and hostess.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL9 min
I HAD persuaded my friend, H. B. Treadgold, to take a holiday away from the vicunas and cheviots of Savile Row and accompany me on a Mediterranean cruise. We were spending a couple of days in Paris on our way back to London, and were breakfasting in our dressing gowns the morning after our arrival when the door of our hotel suite was flung violently open.By VALENTINE WILLIAMS25 min
WAKE UP AND LIVE” is taken from the book of that title—or rather from the title of the book. The story itself doesn't seem to have any literary source; it’s just an ingenious linking up of some of the sounds, songs and personalities that come over the air.By ANN ROSS6 min
AT NOON on Sunday, May 9, Canadian troops took over the Buckingham Palace guard from the Welsh Life Guards. The day was drizzly and grey, but a curious crowd watched the ceremony. The guard solemnly went through the business of marching from box to box, replacing the tall, grey and busbied Welsh sentries with Canadians who, in ordinary service khaki, looked almost diminutive in comparison.
Would it not be in order for us women to ask gentlemen like Mr. Baxter if they have done all in their power to make the world a safe and sane place into which to bring children? We find many people today enjoying the richest fruits of the earth while contributing little or nothing to their production.
MOST CANADIANS agree that Canada’s foreign policy, and consequently its defense policy, should be based upon the following assumptions: (1) The League of Nations, whatever its future possibilities may be, cannot now be relied upon to maintain peace.By E. J. TARR11 min
I AM A regular reader of Maclean’s, to which the family subscribe. My interest in the magazine centres chiefly in tales of the sea and ships, particularly authentic tales, when such appear in its pages. The article in issue of March 15 describing the loss of the “Trevisa” revived my recollections of the story.
IT IS a popular belief that Canada was the first country within the British Empire to be called a Dominion. The accepted story goes that the original suggestion of “Kingdom” having been found unsatisfactory, one of the Fathers of Confederation, reading his Bible, was struck by the phrase, “Shall have dominion from sea to sea.”
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