WITH a presidential election in the offing, Ottawa finds Washington a trifle hard to get along with these days. American farmers are protesting indignantly against import restrictions. When the controls first went on there was no outcry because the Americans didn’t even notice them.By THE MAN WITH A NOTEBOOK9 min
IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, defaulting debtors can still be sent to prison. And, if they know their rights, they can demand to be served with free beer. But rights or no rights, they’re unlikely to get it. Nevertheless, the free-beer clause still stands in an old law adopted by the crown colony of British Columbia in 1858 from an even earlier British statute of 1759.
I WISH to put on record that my garden is in bloom, that the sun is shining in a cloudless sky and that my Aberdeen Terrier “Max,” instead of hurling insults at the dog next door, is peacefully sitting on the grass and blinking like a philosopher who has been up too late.By BEVERLEY BAXTER’S7 min
I agree with R. Jane, Toronto, and “Dog Lover,” Calgary (Mailbag, March 15) that your Jan. 15 dog cover is one of the nicest you have had—and agree dogs and animals are so much nicer...on a magazine such as yours is supposed to be, than people and especially half-naked bathing girls.
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