Big Joe Dowd was finished, fed up, the jibes and boos of hostile crowds dinning in his ears. It took a girl to show him that what was worth having was worth fighting forBy DAVID MANNERS, Sally O'Rourke25 min
IRAQ is far more than a giant reservoir of oil. It is Turkey's back door, leading directly by the AnkaraAleppo-Bagdad Railway to the Persian Gulf and unlimited Indian supplies. It is the most important stage of our own land route from the Mediterranean front to the docks, warehouses and arsenals of the East.By ROSITA FORBES12 min
THE SAME degree of temperature in our food would be about as monotonous as identical flavors, textures and color effects. We like a bit of variety in all these respects and our idea of a good meal is a well planned combination of bland and piquant, firm and “squashy,” pastel and brilliant, hot and cold.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL8 min
THEY may have taken some of the romance out of the Royal North West Mounted Police when the force was nationalized, motorized, and generally made over into the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; but the grim determination manifested by the honored axiom, “They always get their man,” remains a tradition of the Mounties, make no mistake about that.
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.