March 1, 1942

In Fewer Words Lauhging Matter 4647
Wit and Wisdome

In Fewer Words Lauhging Matter

Progressive Thinker—-There are a number of highly authoritative lists of the “ten greatest thinkers of history.” An honorable eleventh place should always he reserved for that estimable guest who “thinks he will go home” and proceeds to do it.
REPAIR TRACK JOB 89
FICTION

REPAIR TRACK JOB

Bowler Maharg was determined to keep war supplies rolling despite freeze-ups, snowslides, and an interfering young upstart
Parade 4848a
HUMOR

Parade

THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION
In the Editor's Confidence 23
In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

WE ONCE worked on a newspaper whose Advice to the Lovelorn column was conducted—and very successfully conducted—by a grubby old gent half smothered in whiskers seemingly fashioned from the stuffing of a horsehair sofa. We know authors who, never having done anything more exciting than crush a cream puff with a fork, write hair-raising tales of adventure on the Burma Road.
Gup the Stuttering Pup 1213

Gup the Stuttering Pup

Kids went wild about him-but he nearly drove the sergeant major mad
What Britain Eats 67
GENERAL ARTICLES

What Britain Eats

Planned diets compensate for rationing and Britons "were never healthier"
T. C. A. PILOT 1415

T. C. A. PILOT

These are the men who fly the planes that speed the nation’s business
The World’s BIGGEST Production Job 45
GENERAL ARTICLES

The World’s BIGGEST Production Job

Planes, tanks, ships, guns— Roosevelt orders them and Nelson has to get ’em built
Matter of Fact 4445
WOMAN'S PAGE

Matter of Fact

In ancient times the maps of Great Britain and Ireland were few, lacking in accuracy and devoid of detail. Ptolemy, who flourished as King of Egypt around A.D. 140, was responsible for the first map incorporating what we now know as the British Isles.
Hitler Isn’t Fooling 0_21
THIS IS WHAT WE THINK

Hitler Isn’t Fooling

SOME people seem to think they are helping to win the war by lampooning Hitler in comic-strip style. That’s a big mistake. You can’t laugh off a boa constrictor. Hitler and what he symbolizes are too grim a menace to be evaporated by ridicule.
"Beaver the Boss" 1011
LONDON LETTER

"Beaver the Boss"

LONDON, Feb. 8 (By Cable). Some battles that are fought in a war are never given a name and therefore do not live in history to plague the schoolboy of the future. That does not lessen the intensity or the complexity of the engagement, however.
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BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

LIKE Old Man River Mackenzie King just keeps rolling along. When he came up with his plebiscite plan the critics said that this was the end; that Mr. King just couldn’t keep pulling rabbits out of his hat; that there was a law of diminishing returns.
Maclean's Crossword Puzzle 4041
Maclean's Crossword Puzzle

Maclean's Crossword Puzzle

Across 1. Britain gave this great-hearted American a royal welcome. 5. A concise, pointed saying. 9. Flying-boats patrol a vast--of sea. 11. A creamy basis of much candy. 13. A citizen of one country in another country. 15. Scottish, desist.
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