April 15, 1935

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Track of Destiny

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Paging Andy Sears

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Lulu Comes Home

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Track of Destiny

Having failed to borrow money in London for the building of a new Coast-to-Coast railroad in Canada, Premier Sir John A. Macdonald makes arrangements with Canadian financiers and railroad men to have it built. In Yale, B.C., to which point a railroad has been built from the West Coast, a gambler named Bulldog Kelly plays cards with local characters, among whom is another gambler named Kelly, better known as The Rake.
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Paging Andy Sears

HIS SERVICES no longer needed, the master of ceremonies conducting the dreams of young Mr. Anderson Sears gave way to the day man. Andy opened his eyes and before he could moisten his lips he heard a little chorus: “Another day, darn it all! Just another grey day full of ashes.”
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Lulu Comes Home

WHEN Ma Bowden moved along Main Street the loafers in the chairs on the verandah of the Carlton House nudged each other and said: “Lulu’s Ma.” The barber-shop boys and the post-office gossips likewise whispered: “Lulu’s Ma.” When Sam Bowden had been alive he was “Lulu’s Pa” or “Lulu’s Old Man.”
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Truck versus Train

ABOUT AN HOUR before quitting time on Friday night, the foreman on the job walked over to the construction shack. “We’re going to need a couple of hundred feet more of that heavy wire cable,” he told the superintendent. “Okay,” the chief replied, “but it’s a fine time to tell me; you won’t get it now till Monday.”
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Four Gold Bands

IT WAS a beautiful day. Early afternoon, and midsummer; the sky a robin’s-egg blue, clouds of fleecy white piled high; and the sea a deep purple, flawed with light airs and ruffled by countless lacy little waves. Astern of the Cardiff Ranger the chalk cliffs of the receding land were still plain, while beyond them the hills were lush and green, with tiny flecks that were cottages nestling in the hollows.
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Beverly Baxter's STRANGE STREET

HOW FAR has a newspaper proprietor the right to enter public life, able as he is to command the complete support of his own newspapers and to dictate or dominate their attitude toward his political opponents? That is a question which has been on many men’s lips, and was brought into the forefront by the decision taken at Beaverbrook’s dinner that night at Stornoway House, where he had summoned the editorial heads of his group.
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Fads and Faddicts

THERE IS a song in the movie, “Murder at the Vanities,” called “Where do they come from and where do they go?” that expresses exactly what I want to say. Where do they come from—these crazes, fads and fancies that strike us periodically, swiftly?
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A Cheechako Goes North

IT WAS AUGUST 4, and in Two Brothers Valley in Northern British Columbia it had snowed all day. The other four days of my visit it had rained, and the placergold crew thought the change was fun. I went into the North Country with the assurance that the tribe called Greenhorn or Cheechako was no more.
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We Nominate

The All Stars of 1934-35 as picked by managers and coaches of the N. H. L.
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Farm Debt Relief

CANADIAN FARMERS to the number of 728,000 are smothering under more than $1,200,000,000 of farm debt. Indeed, so many farmers are so deeply in the red—due to the fall in prices of primary products since 1929—that Parliament last year passed a law about it.
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