CANADA: A Good Piece

A British slang expression—which originated from a rider's sensation of breath less leveling off when his horse breaks from trot or canter into full gallop—is "flat out." Last week at last, Canada was flat out in her war effort.

National Defense Minister Colonel J. (for James) L. (for Lay ton) Ralston reported to the House of Commons in Ottawa on the senior Dominion's progress. Earnest in appearance, soft of voice, brisk of manner, like a hornet for energy (he has worked between 16 and 20 hours a day for the last month), J....

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