August 1, 1934

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SECRET ENDS

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DOPE

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HUNDRED TIMES A YEAR

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SECRET ENDS

TREMPER made a strange sound of clearing his throat and stepped for-ward. Up to now he had so thoroughly effaced himself I had lost all track of him. It was an erect, determined Tremper who faced the sergeant. “There’s no need to take young Mr. Hastings, sir. Nor Mr. Kimball either.
DOPE 23
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DOPE

BY ONE of the common yet quite unpredictable occurrences that upset the plans of mice and men, at three bells of a hazy mid-Pacific afternoon the command of the S. S. Cynthia, 4,000 tons B. R., devolved upon the lean, capable shoulders of First Officer Douglas MacVey.
HUNDRED TIMES A YEAR 1415
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HUNDRED TIMES A YEAR

AS ALWAYS, when the roan mare took a fence like that, Tommie Livingston was glad of the extravagance that had led him to save her out of last autumn's wreckage. Curving her sleek, strong neck, she cocked her ears off at Burgoyne’s Ridge, cloaked now in the new green of spring.
You Can’t Beat the Dutch 1011
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You Can’t Beat the Dutch

Unloading Canadian grain at Antwerp. The Dutch-Belgian market is Canada’s best European market.
SOME PEOPLE ARE AFRAID OF STORMS 89
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SOME PEOPLE ARE AFRAID OF STORMS

THUNDER had been in the air all day. After a week of unbearable heat, it looked as if the drought was about to break. Big thunderheads kept moving up, but nothing tame of them. A wind was blowing high up, and sometimes it came in hot, twisty breaths to the ground, but that was all.
TWENTY YEARS AFTER 67
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TWENTY YEARS AFTER

TWENTY YEARS ago the world blundered into an orgy of meaningless destruction. More than sixty million men became involved in the unaccustomed and unwanted task of war. With high ideals and benefit of clergy, these peace-loving men slaughtered more than ten million of their fellow men for whom they bore no personal hatred.
These Eastern Townships 1617
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These Eastern Townships

DRIVE southeast from Montreal toward the Vermont border. Cross the Richelieu River on the iron bridge at Chambly, or on that structure of many electric bulbs which lies between the railways like ham in sandwich at St. Johns. Leave behind the lands of the Western Seigneuries and soon you will be within that principality within a province, the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
BACKSTAGE at OTTAWA 1617
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BACKSTAGE at OTTAWA

ALTHOUGH the session's tumult has died down, with most of the captains and kings vanquished, that "morning after" feeling persists on Parliament Hill. The day or night before, of course, was that eventful one of June 19, known now to all good Tories as "Black Tuesday.”
“Flaming Youth!” 2829

“Flaming Youth!”

In “Flaming Youth,” Gladys Arnold says the youngest Member of the British Columbia Legislature is over forty. The youngest member is Harold Winch, representing Vancouver East and his age is twenty-seven. Another Member, Dr. Allan Harris, South Okanagan, has just entered his thirties.
FILM FACTS 1213
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FILM FACTS

TO THE critical eve of the ordinary patron, anachronisms seem to abound in motion pictures. A clock wags serenely in the palace of Caesar, a Highlander appears wearing his plaid from his right shoulder, a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman pursues his man in the lonely Northern wastes, in fifty-below-zero weather, dressed in his picturesque summer garb—polished leggings, yellow stripe on the side of his pants, felt hat and everything.
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