THE GREAT expectations stage of the session has been passed, the disillusionment stage reached. Two months ago they talked of a “stirring session.” We were to get unemployment insurance, a new trade treaty with the United States, a momentous budget, great debates.By A POLITICIAN WITH A NOTEBOOK8 min
NOTHING surprises us any more. If a young man stepped up to us on a crowded street corner and enunciated clearly: "Pardon me, but what is your name, and do you sleep in pyjamas or the oldfashioned nightshirt?" we wouldn’t bat an eyelash. We would look for the microphone.
SNOW WHITE and the Seven Dwarfs” took three years to make and cost $1,600,000, and this time the producers have given us a picture which is worth every cent of the money and every minute of the time put into it. It’s a combination of the best of Grimm, the best of Hollywood and the best of Walt Disney, with something over that can’t he explained any more than the happiness of childhood can be explained or the fun of believing in Santa Claus.By ANN ROSS6 min
A MORE simplified method of learning to spell was recently explained in an address delivered by James F. Pirie, principal of The Success Business College, Truro, N.S. A condensed version of part of his address follows: It is a source of gratification to me to find that "the powers that be” are giving some attention to the fact that there are a number of rules for spelling, and have incorporated some of them in the new Speller issued to Grades 1 to 6 in the local schools.
Education Needed — Before TransCanada Airways will look at an applicant for a pilot's job he must have a university degree and 1,000 hours in the air.—Transport Minister C. D. Howe. Plus Speaks to Minus—Minus—I’m used to it, though I give you my word it is not so.—Plus.—Personal in The Times (London).
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