February 1, 1939

Parade 4445
HUMOR

Parade

OMINOUS rumblings of a new revolutionary movement breeding in rural Ontario, as portended in a letter to the editor of the Toronto Globe and Mail: I am writing to you to tell you that all the children of our school are very much disappointed that Premier King has announced that the King’s Birthday will be celebrated on a Saturday.
Wit and Wisdom 4243
HUMOR

Wit and Wisdom

In Fewer Words Gone Either Way A woman looks upon a secret in two ways: Either it is not worth keeping, or it is too good to keep. —Galt Reporter. In the Red A cosmetic expert has produced a black lipstick that turns red when you make a mark with it. A lot of businessmen suspect that’s what they’ve been doing their bookkeeping with.
Rustless Alloys for the Home 4243
WOMEN AND THE HOME

Rustless Alloys for the Home

FOR SOME years past, considerable research work has been carried out with a view to determining the most suitable materials for house construction and equipment. As is usual in most things worth while, the horizons involved in this research work are far-reaching.
Maclean's Crossword Puzzle 3637
Maclean's Crossword Puzzle

Maclean's Crossword Puzzle

Across 1. Entrance gate. 6. A------, though he’s no barbarian, Whets his steel for many an Aryan. 10. Having the qualities of a surly dog. 11. Reddish-brown. 12. One of those creepy-crawly reptiles. 13. Shut out. 16. Chinese lodges. 18. This lady wept even when turned to stone.
Alberta’s Oil Riddle 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Alberta’s Oil Riddle

Paradox: Turner Valley must produce more oil to become a major pool; Turner Valley is producing too much oil, therefore output is being restricted
Factory Ships 4041

Factory Ships

FACTORY ships are plowing the seas. They freeze and package fish, catch and can crabs, manufacture sardine oil and meal and reduce whales to oil and feed. They fly the ensigns of a dozen countries, among them Argentina, Germany, Great Britain, Russia and the United States, and the fleet is growing.
So Sympathetic 89
FICTION

So Sympathetic

Drama behind the drama, with the directors wife playing the lead
DID YOU RECEIVE A NOTICE? 3435

DID YOU RECEIVE A NOTICE?

It is our policy to notify all subscribers well in advance of the expiration of their subscriptions. The ever-increasing demand for Maclean’s means that most issues are practically sold out before the printing is completed; and that copies are seldom available for mailing to subscribers who are even one issue in arrears.
Television Conquest 1011
GENERAL ARTICLES

Television Conquest

New York will achieve regular telecasting in 1939 but the range will be too short for Canadians to "see in"
Treeholme House 1617
FICTION

Treeholme House

In which a clue is found, a key is lost and a baffling mystery becomes still more baffling
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