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Working Hours and Shopping Hours
It needed courage m these difficult days to make the decision to close our shops at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and thereby reduce the trading week by 1 i hours. Behind the change was a sincere endeavour to improve the working...
It's on the Cards
This is the third of a series of articles on Mechanization by J. H. Murray DEPOT STOCK OFFICE In considering the work of the Depot Stock Office let us think of its requirements in their simplest terms. We look to the...
The Revival of Old Time Dancing
WITH the approach of autumn, falling leaves and long evenings one's thoughts turn again towards the season of balls, dances and Saturday night "hops" and we feel our readers might appreciate a series of articles on various...
from our own ranks
" Oh, yes ! " I can hear you say "far too strenuous" and much too much like hard work for my liking ! " How often have I heard those words. On further tactful questioning, it usually transpires that those in question have...
As a final comment we asked our last contributor to give us a brief history and description of one old time dance and he chose, naturally enough, The Waltz The waltz, which occurs very frequently in "Olde Tyme" sequence ...
A Stitch in Time THE holiday season is practically over, and with the longer evenings the housewife will no doubt find more time to do the little odd jobs she put off during the time when the longer daylight hours and hubby...
WE may not all be naturally beautiful, but each and every one of us has the potentiality of beauty if those features we possess, which, when looking into the mirror, we think "not so bad" are accentuated. A lot of small...
No woman's page is complete without recipes and on a recent visit to Holland our special correspondent gleaned one or two for the JOURNAL'S notebook. Dutch Vegetable Soup (Groentesoep) You should ask your butcher to keep...
A Fortnight in America
Some 10-odd members were present in Room 60 under the auspices of the Discussion Group to listen to a talk given by Mr. Alan and Mr. Salisbury on their recent trip to the U.S.A. where they had devoted a fortnight to a study of...
We have added to our List . . . . Some Game
I DON'T suppose it has ever occurred to you as you are plucking off a grouse a true Game Bird, of the order Gallinae how easy it is for the sportsman to recognize one of these feathered creatures. Quite apart from the fact ...
Staff Association - Curtain up!
The glare of the footlights, the thrill of hearing the applause of an appreciative audience and the knowledge of a play well acted; these things amply repay the months of work and preparation put into a production. Almost ...
From Nought to Nine
A STRANGE EVENT DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED By LUCIEN LOWEN FOUR hundred and sixty pounds, twelve shillings and sixpence ! Mr. Pew sat at his desk and his eyes behind the spectacles followed the skilful strokes of his pen,...
Question. How to clear surplus algae from outdoor ornamental pools ? R.A.G.L. Reply to R.A.G.L. The number of algae present in the water increases enormously in spring and early summer under the influence of extra sunshine. ...
Hospital Saturday Fund I HAVE been asked by a member of the staff, who contributes to the Hospital Saturday Fund, what benefits are available now that hospital treatment is given free under the National Health Scheme. My...