SO MANY momentous happenings have been packed into the last twelve months that one important anniversary—especially important to Canadians—seems to have been forgotten, or at least, neglected. This year, 1938, marks the Diamond Jubilee of the time-measurement system the world knows as Standard Time.By LYMAN B. JACKES6 min
Suez SUEZ” is a remarkable piece of historical production, with, however, considerably more emphasis on production than on history. Darryl Zanuck lias set himself here to give us screen entertainment rather than blackboard exercise; and on that basis movie-goers will get everything they paid for.By ANN ROSS5 min
WE ENJOYED hearing about the young man of Orangeville. Ontario, who found himself all tangled up in a Quiz contest during a social doings at St. Mark’s Church there. You know the sort of thing. Some smart fellow who has looked up the right answers in the encyclopedia beforehand asks a lot of tricky questions.
WHEN Hamish, the composing-room messenger, was in our office the other day, he brought up the matter of his sister. She is taking a shorthand-typewriting course, and Hamish enquired if we knew or any writer who was in need of a secretary. He explained that personally he was not particularly impressed by the writing profession as a whole, but bis sister bad the idea that she would like to be secretary to a writer because it would be “kind of exciting."
IF RUGBY stole the spotlight in the West last season, this fall it has had the whole battery of floodlights turned upon it. The Coast Big Four enjoyed a good season. In the Western Intercollegiate, the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds soared over the Rockies to snatch the college championship from the University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan.
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