GOING ON the principle that a word to the wise is sufficient, I give you —fish! Without all the reasons for recommending it in the bill of fare, but adding a few recipes to clinch the argument. You don’t need to be told, for instance, that here’s a means of providing fine flavor and all sorts of variety at mealtime.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL6 min
NOTHING SACRED” is a gay and lively study of life in New York City, its purpose being to show that Manhattan with all its experience isn’t really any smarter than the next town. A New York reporter (Fredric March) turns up a story of a radium victim, a small-town girl doomed to death in six months.By ANN ROSS6 min
IF THERE is anything at all in the widely held belief that your ears burn when somebody is talking about you, then His Most Gracious Majesty King George VI must have been in a pretty feverish condition these last few days. Not since the Coronation have Parade correspondents put out such a flood of King George anecdotes as recent mails have delivered to our desk.
AGREAT many readers of Maclean's have been subscribers for so many years that they regard themselves and we regard them— as members of the family. Therefore we feel sure that you won’t mind if once in half a century we divert our editorial page to a family affair.
No Place As Bad As Home—Apparently about as dangerous a place as could be found for a Communist is Russia. —Toronto Globe and Mail. Yes, We Smoke No Cigars—As cigar smokers, Canadians are a vanishing race. Last fiscal year they imported less than four per cent of the 1913 total.—News Item.
Looking Ahead—It was summer time, and the farmer was showing his new laborer round the farm, explaining all the jobs he would have to do. When the list had been completed the laborer asked: “How about cleaning all the snow from round the house?”
Oh, there’s patches on my britches An’ my soles are gettin’ thin, An’ my wife’s got no good dresses For to go to dances in. My boys are in the city ’Cause there’s nothin’ for ’em here; So I’m left here unassisted For to try another year. My harness needs a mendin’ An’ my “plugs” is awful thin;By G. S. Woolley1 min
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