GREAT BRITAIN is undergoing a physical overhaul. She is like a middle-aged woman who has become anxious over her own fatness and her children’s thinness. She is discovering that she is eating the wrong foods and is not taking enough exercise, and that the health of her children has been sadly neglected.By Highlights on Britain's campaign to improve the physique of the nation, BRIAN MEREDITH8 min
THE MAN who reported this occurrence swears it is true. He gave us names and places and everything. We aren’t using them, because—well, we just don’t know. A university professor of Hamilton, Ont., has a wife and small baby. The other night the wife went out to a bridge party.
Snappy The way some men answer the telephone leads one to suspect that they get nine calls out of ten asking for more money.—Guelph Mercury. Hah, Hah!—The world will be a better place in which to live when more people learn to laugh and fewer take themselves so darned seriously.
THIS IS the screen version of the stage hit that is still running happily on Broadway. It's about the Sycamores, a nice affectionate lunatic family headed by Grandfather Sycamore (Lionel Barrymore), who believes people should do what they enjoy doing.By ANN ROSS4 min
THIS IS a brief but moving story of simple heroism; a story of suffering endured for a friend; a story of chivalry in flower. We tell it so that the names of Ralph Lepper and Bob Gole may be revered by all who strive for artistic perfection, and engraved in the memories of all Maclean's readers.
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