January 15, 1934

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MURDER POLICE IN THE STATION

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3 in a Sequence

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Dog Daze

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MURDER POLICE IN THE STATION

INSPECTOR JEAN LATOUR of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was on vacation. His rich tweeds, his pipe and his tanned face indicated the sort of vacation he liked—long walks over the windswept marsh country, where the eye could rest on the massive expanse, and the mind move in a leisured contemplation harmonious with the place and time.
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3 in a Sequence

High Society hits a prairie town—a comedy of errors and terrors, romance and ructions
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Dog Daze

JIM DEAR: I hated for you to go away in such a rage yesterday, but your asking me to marry you was such a surprise that I don’t think |I was very clear as to why I couldn’t. You know I’m terribly fond of you, more than of anybody else, and I want to try to explain to you so you won’t go on feeling the way you acted yesterday.
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CRY HAVOC

THE IMPUDENCE of what I am about to write, in this chapter, is astounding, even to me. I hardly know starboard from port, or stem from bow, and my natural inclination is to call a ship “it” instead of “she.” I approach the whole problem of the Navy, as a means of defense, not with an open mind, but with a blank one.
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THE MATRIMONIAL HAZARD

Awkward predicament of a Lothario who insured a woman against marriage and then tried to marry her
CANAL VERSUS FREE 1617
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CANAL VERSUS FREE

The Case for Tolls in Canada
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TOLLS WATERWAYS

The Case for Free Waterways
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Backstage at Ottawa

THE ROMANTIC hopes of politics never grow stale. Thus on the eve of Parliament come the old predictions about the “most momentous session.” high promises, expectations. Nor are the politicians to blame. Disillusioned and cynical, taught their own impotence by three barren sessions, they make no new promises.
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Ears of the Wilderness

EIGHTY PER CENT OVERCAST CIRRUS AND CIRROCUMULUS TO NORTH MOSTLY CLEAR OVER HEAD, CUMULUS REMAINDER. FIVE THOUSAND VIS EXCELLENT WIND SOUTH BY WEST EIGHT TEMP SEVENTY.” A wilderness radio operator rips the message from a small portable typewriter and flicks it to a pilot who meanwhile has read it over the operator’s shoulder.
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Human Dynamo

John Irwin threw good money after other people’s “bad”—and built a great business
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