October 1, 1941

In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

Matter of Fact

Matter of Fact

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In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

IN A hospitable Halifax home about a year ago our attention was drawn to a point on·the dining-room wall, just above what would be the height of a baby perched in a high chair. Our hostess described how one day a dagger-like shaft of glass had flashed past within inches of her infant’s head to bury itself in the plaster, as a large plate-glass window was blasted into the room.
Wit and Wisdom 5455

Wit and Wisdom

Allied Slanguage — Canadians, British and Americans have successfully occupied Iceland. That makes it tough for a native who is trying to learn English.—Montreal Herald. I Swish Affair—Old old timers remember the days when a woman’s skirts kept her shoes shined.—Guelph Mercury.
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Matter of Fact

Matter of Fact

Peace is a vacation from war. In the course of 3,521 years humanity has known only 268 years of peace; that is less than eight per cent. In the other 3,253 years there have been hostilities in various parts of the world. Number The census of 1881 showed the following facts regarding the Maritime Provinces:
Tyros in Type 2021

Tyros in Type

Students at Ottawa Tech publish a magazine—edit, print, sell it — turn out a slick Job
Turn Back the Clock 2223

Turn Back the Clock

Why did rejuvenation bring death? A thrilling serial concludes with a startling revelation


What lady editor took the Seven Stebbins Steps to Glamour—and how did she stumble on love?
We Fighting Back! 1213

We Fighting Back!

The tide has turned as Goering’s dream becomes our reality — the greatest Air Force of all time
Sand Shark 1213

Sand Shark

THE GIRL from the palm-fringed beach came out of the moonlit night just in time to save the old Emmet Coggeshall from going harder aground. Mr. Cranbury, the mate, was willing to admit it. But, having done that, why didn’t she go home? He had a ship to float.
East Coast Port 89

East Coast Port

HALIFAX, N.S., IS two cities, it is that superficially anonymous East Coast Canadian port whence convoys sail; to whose wide roadsteads they return to prepare to sail again. And it is a community of professional, business and working people, living now in a condition of exaggerated affluence complicated by what seems to them to be certainly the worst housing shortage in the land, and shadowed always by the overhanging dread that because of the war appalling disaster may fall upon them without warning at any moment, as it did in 1917.
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Be Thankful For Vegetables

WHEN you’re counting your blessings—as I hope you do from time to time—don’t forget vegetables as something to be thankful for. They deserve a little appreciation, not only for their economy but for their good taste in the meal and their good work in the diet.
LABOR and The War 1617

LABOR and The War

Canada’s wartime labor policy—What it is, how it works—and why sometimes it doesn’t
Parade 5657


WHEN the International Typographical Union held its annual convention in Vancouver recently an admired orator was Dr. A. Lee Briskman, assistant chief of the medical staff at the Union Printers’ Home at Colorado Springs, who, as he addressed the delegates, brandished a large revolver.
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A Story to Tell—A Lesson to Learn

BY THE statement he issued on his return from Britain, as well as by the terms of the speech he made from London in the presence and with the support of Mr. Churchill, Prime Minister King has left no doubt as to the immensity of the peril which confronts the remaining champions of democratic civilization.
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