ELEPHANT BOY” is one of those rare pictures that are made to please everybody, and actually succeed in doing it. It is hard to imagine anyone who wouldn’t get some thrill of delight or excitement from this beautiful filming of Rudyard Kipling’s “Toomai of the Elephants.”By ANN ROSS3 min
Poor Memory—Scientist (to pharmacist): “Give me some prepared monacetic-acidester of salicylic acid.” Pharmacist: “Do you mean aspirin?” Scientist: “That’s right! I can never think of that name.”— Boy’s Life. Good News—The boxer returned to his dressing room in a state of collapse, for he had had a terrific beating in the ring.
Distinguished Conduct—The Cavara Prize, amounting to 2,500 lire, has been awarded for this year to those eight Italian journalists who whistled at the Negus in the hall of the League of Nations. The Cavara Prize has to be awarded to a journalist who, in the course of the preceding year, has distinguished himself in literary or other accomplishments.
THE EDITOR of Maclean's saw the Naval Review at Spithead from the deck of Britain’s newest cruiser, H.M.S. Newcastle. Among the guests on board were three Canadian schoolboys, the ship’s quota of the 160 who went over to witness the Coronation.
TAKE a look at Australia. Reports from that country state that unemployment has fallen from the peak of 30 per cent in June, 1932, to 8.4 per cent, which is almost the normal rate. The financial position of the Commonwealth shows a marked improvement.
THERE ARE 15,000,000 small investors in Great Britain. They have $15,000,000,000 to their credit. More than 1,000,000 people are buying their homes. Since the War the building societies have lent more than $5,000,000,000. More than 2,250,000 houses have been built.
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