THE MOVEMENT for clearer marking of house numbers which crops up periodically in the newspapers of all our big cities has acquired a new and ardent supporter in the person of Mr. Thomas Clement, of Montreal, who used to own a house at Lachine, a lakeshore suburb ten miles away, but doesn’t own it any longer.
I. I believe in life. That is to say I believe in the thing which passes understanding and cannot be approached by the mind; it can be accepted only as given and is therefore “sacred.” Since I am a living being myself, I believe I am one with all that lives; all joy is my joy; all pain, my pain.By Frederick Philip Grove5 min
NIGHT MUST FALL” is a new type of movie thriller, bristling with unfamiliar shocks. The principal shock is the appearance of affable Robert Montgomery as a homicidal maniac with a Cockney accent. Mr. Montgomery, tired of his customary male-charmer roles, selected this part for himself and makes a grim, thorough job of his lady-killing.By ANN ROSS4 min
Safety First—The burly truck driver leaned out of his cab and soundly abused the young man in the stalled car. The girl stood it as long as she could. Girl: “Jack, surely you’re going to say something to that surly lout.” Jack: “You bet I am. Just wait until I get the car started.”
CANADIAN slums are about as bad, in spots, as anything in the world. It is not a pleasant thought; but the Bruce report and other surveys have revealed shocking conditions. The question now is: what is to be done about them? In Britain the problem, of gigantic proportions, has been faced, though not yet solved; and how it has been attacked, and what mistakes have been made provide an instructive object lesson.By BRIAN MEREDITH11 min
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