WHEN the bombshell burst and Mackenzie King accepted conscription, Ottawa was more surprised than the rest of the country, and up to the very last minute it seemed that the closer you got to the East Block the greater the surprise. Even the Cabinet itself was taken aback.By THE MAN WITH A NOTEBOOK10 min
BACK in 1931 a Harvard University vocational adviser told Henry C. Cassidy (“Does Russia Mean What She Says?” Page 5) that he should take up schoolteaching, because he was “too bashful” to become a successful newspaperman. Bashful Mr. Cassidy lined up a teaching post, but at the last minute rebelled and got a job with the Boston Traveler.
DOWN at the biology laboratory of the National Research Council, Ottawa, they recently overcame a crisis, during which anarchy threatened the guinea pig community. Normally the guinea pig is a torpid and docile beast, not famed for nimbleness of foot or wit.
THERE may be people who roast their fowl sans dressing, but most folks think the stuffin’ and fixin’s of the Christmas turkey as important as the light or dark meat—if not its better half. Not for us a hollow mockery on the platter, but a bird with as much stuffing as it can comfortably accommodate.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL Director of Chatelaine Institute3 min
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