VICTORIA, which prides itself on being “a little bit of Old England” (to quote the tourist literature), this year took what many Victorians consider a most un-Victorian step. It took the helmets off its guardians of the law and transformed them from picturesque bobbies into plain North American cops.
I HATE the plague of war as much as any doctor hates an epidemic of disease. However, we don’t avoid either war or disease by treating them as subjects too painful to talk about. Indeed, by such ostrichlike behavior we encourage their development, while remaining unprepared adequately to prevent them or to deal with them.By Says GENERAL H. D. G. CRERAR18 min
WHO WOULD not be a politician at £1,000 a year? It. is true that you have to pay a secretary, contribute to all sorts of charities, pay for your stationery, postage, telegrams and telephone calls and if there is anything left the Chancellor collects income tax on it.
Charlotte Whitton (“The Exploited Sex,” Maclean’s, April 15) has failed to look into some of the aspects of the case. A local branch of a bank here has had to employ five women to replace three men, thus making the place very crowded. Women take a lot more time off for sickness than men.
IT SEEMS rather paradoxical that Fred Davis, who has been taking pictures for newspapers for 30 years, a rough and ready business at its best, should have acquired a gratifying reputation and a satisfying share of the nation’s wealth by clinging to the battle cry of those gentle young men, the Boy Scouts.By TRENT FRAYNE13 min
Mountain Music — 500 pipers will play at Hamilton Ontario Scottish games. Something awful is always happening at Hamilton.— Brandon Daily Sun. Nature’s Device—It’s alarming how many men owe their lives to the fact that most women shoot with their eyes shut.
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