THE TOUGHEST substances to break down are patterns of thought and behavior. They yield only slowly to the hammering of facts and of logic. Automatically we think of everything new in terms of the familiarly old. Thus for years after its advent an automobile was looked upon merely as a “horseless wagon” and an electric oven as a “fireless stove.”By MAJOR ALEXANDER P. de SEVERSKY19 min
RUMORS, rumors, rumors . . . Goering in disgrace, Goering replaced by Milch, Ernst Udet who was the brains behind the Luftwaffe a suicide . . . rumors, rumors, rumors. Here in London as August begins we believe that the war is swiftly approaching its climax.
WE ALL have a chance to sprout wings in the next world but only the few can win them here on earth. Only the young, the keen eyed, alert minded and healthy. And then only after a lot of conditioning to fit them for the upper regions of activity. So it follows that good food is important in an airman’s life and that what he has in the mess room affects the way he feels and the way he fights.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL5 min
ASSEMBLY of items in farewell to summer: At the Admiral Beatty hotel in Saint John, N.B., a guest from the United States called room service and asked for a bucket of ice—having in mind, of course, the sort of bucket of ice you usually get when you order a bucket of ice.
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