December 1, 1940

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She Wrote Finis

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"But Mr. Referee, You Lug—”

GENERAL ARTICLES

On the Arson Trail

She Wrote Finis 45
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She Wrote Finis

Death wrote the climax to Minna Lucas' novel. But why? Start now to read this thrilling new mystery story
"But Mr. Referee, You Lug—” 1617
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"But Mr. Referee, You Lug—”

In which Bearcats Hagen and McGonigal tangle with a triangle and thereby settle the referee question
On the Arson Trail 2021
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On the Arson Trail

Scientific detection and new teeth in old laws are making "torch" fires very dangerous—for the firebug
RIFFIN' the BLUES 1213
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RIFFIN' the BLUES

SIGGY MILLER was at liberty again. So Mr. Harvey quickly gathered when the long, chubby trombonist entered the swanky booking office. Siggy looked tired and seedy. There was a meek expression on his freckled face, something apologetic in the way he held his derby under his arm, and, most conclusive evidence that he was in difficulties, he did not have his horn with him.
Norway in Canada 1415
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Norway in Canada

Norway is training several hundred airmen at Toronto for the battle against Hitler
Balkan Jigsaw 89
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Balkan Jigsaw

Until recently Balkan correspondent of the London "Express,"Mr. Morrell gives his view of what is behind the Italian attack on Greece
Backstage 89
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Backstage

THE hard thing to discover about our war effort is whether the politicians are living up to their perorations. There are plenty of perorations. Indeed, after months of silence, of an information blackout, everybody has become extraordinarily articulate-making speeches, giving out statements, hold ing press conferences.
We nominate.. 1011
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We nominate..

THE SHADOW of war hung over Western rugby this season. During midsummer it seemed as if the senior “Big Four” of the prairies might not operate. After two years of competition the Edmonton Eskimos decided that, in view of the war, it was unwise to continue.
Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER 1415
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Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER

Hitler's Peace Feeler to Britain
Maclean's All-Star Football Teams for 1940 1011

Maclean's All-Star Football Teams for 1940

THE WAR has been a dominant force in deciding the course and strength of Eastern Canadian football during the season now closing. In some ways it has restricted play, while in others it has brought capable recruits to the gridiron. All inter-university games were cancelled, with a lossof interest, color—and noise; Sarnia Imperials and Peterborough Orfuns were temporarily disbanded; every Eastern club was compelled to replace players who had enlisted, or who were engaged in war work that prevented attendance at practices.
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