REAL DEVOTEES of plum pudding won’t admit that any other dish can properly round out a Christmas dinner. “All else is mere compromise,” they say. “We’ve always had a pudding and we always will.” There’s no objection, understand, so long as your digestion is as strong as your conviction.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL10 min
Conquest CONQUEST” has all the magnificence you might expect of a film that combines the life of Napoleon, the art of Garbo, and the fabulous production resources of Metro-GoldwynMayer. This is historical pageantry on the de Mille scale, with the difference that here the brilliant panoply of the period keeps to its place as background.By ANN ROSS7 min
MOST EDITORS are feeling pretty low in their minds these days about the goings on of Premier Aberhart of Alberta, but not us. It isn’t because we are just naturally contrary minded about things, either. The reason is that without good Doctor Aberhart and his goings on, there would be times when we would hardly know where to turn for authentic material with which to pack this page.
WHEN WE invited our readers to tell us about their Strangest Christmas we had no idea that in Canada there could be so many people who have participated in unusual, dramatic and weird happenings, both here and in remote corners of the earth and sea.
Social Security WHAT THE workingman wants more than anything else is to be rid of Fear. He wants Security. Security against long periods of unemployment, against accident and sickness, against poverty when his age slows down his earning capacity; security under which he can, in reasonable comfort, plan for his wife and family.
AUDREY BALLARD looked thoughtfully about the narrow room, as if to imprint upon her memory—-for some good purpose of her own—the bed with its limp inadequate mattress, the cheap oak bureau with its eternally missing drawer knob, the torn chintz screen that concealed the wash-bowl.By JOSEPHINE BENTHAM28 min
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