For four thousand years men have toiled, suffered and died writing, changing, translating and printing the many books of the Bible. It's read in 1,077 languages. Millions are given away. One is worth a million dollars. i-i~ 1 my scholars who believe its message say its story isn't trueBy FRED BODSWORTH26 min
Herewith a sampling of the ghosts of Christmas past — a letter home, a bill of fare, a page from a diary, a war report, a shopping list, a merchant’s ad, a parlor game, even a singing commercial — mirroring the folkways of Canadians and Christmases over the past three centuriesBy JAMES AND, EMILY BANNERMAN23 min
Behind those familiar blue boxes under the Christmas tree lies a romantic and often strange story of a king’s ransom in diamonds, bogus rubies, a lost burial urn —and even a diplomatic scandalBy MCKENZIE PORTER21 min
We assume that you buy wine for pleasure — people of good taste have been doing that for some thousands of years. If you have tried a variety of wines, both imported and Canadian, and have discovered exactly the wines that suit your taste best, read no further.
Writing about The Biggest Boob in the Bush (Oct. 15) Don Delaplante refers to . . . “the enigmatic moose, shaggy king of Canada’s big-game animals.” Since when is the boobish moose the king of Canada’s fauna? He’s not even the shaggiest. This honor belongs to our bison—others may claim it belongs to our musk ox.
left in France in 1914. What a finelooking family he represents. Was it not his uncle, Lord Alfred Douglas, whose beauty of features led to his own downfall? Attention, please! Pray silence for the Mayor of Chelsea. Hear! Hear! There is a veiled plaque beside the door of No. 34, put there by order of the London County Council.
having compulsory education for the first time. They are taught in Arabic, of course; much of the curriculum can be the same for both school systems, but such subjects as history present a special problem. It’s solved by teaching Arabs the history of Palestine, and through that the history of the region and the world.
RUDOLPH, the Red Nosed Reindeer, will be guiding Santa Claus around the Canadian movie theatres again this Christmas and, unless the feature film on the program is one of those labeled “Poor” at the bottom of this column, the perennial Rudolph short will probably be best for the kids during the holiday season.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
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