A GREAT many people in Edmonton must have been intrigued by a recent classified advertisement in the Journal of that city. A lot of them cut it out and sent it to Parade, so that the payment problem had to be settled by means of the earliest postmark.
We appreciate Beverley Baxter’s keen wit. But Mr. Baxter, with a considerable number of other Englishmen or those with a British complex in the matter, seem to imagine that all Canadians are in favor of the existing regime in Spain. As a matter of fact, there are many many thousands of Canadians rooting mentally and vocally for General Franco and his cause, and an equal number who are convinced that Britain is looking for trouble in poking its nose into Spanish matters on the side of the so-called Loyalists, who seem to be largely composed of Reds and anarchistic elements who would not be tolerated in Britain unless they confined their efforts to Hyde Park.
EVERYBODY wept over “Stella Dallas” when it made its initial screen sensation twelve years ago. Everybody, I imagine, will weep over the present version. It's the sort of screen drama that can’t go wrong in any period, since its story of mother love and sacrifice is as true for one generation as another.By ANN ROSS5 min
THE BELL on our typewriter has been playing a duet with a deeper throated gong at a ringside in New York. We have been trying to write to the accompaniment of the radioed description of the fisticuff contest between Mr. Joe Louis, a colored gentleman from Detroit, and Mr. Thomas George Farr, a large, blond son of Wales.
THE NUMBER of people killed and maimed in automobile accidents this year is cause enough for sterner measures against drunken, reckless and inefficient drivers. Ontario’s “Try Courtesy” campaign having been futile, the government of that province has tried horror advertisements and encouraged motorists to report reckless drivers encountered on the highways.
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