March 1, 1944

FICTION

—And a Hank of Hair

GENERAL ARTICLES

Washington Memo

Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER

So They Shot Ciano
—And a Hank of Hair 89
FICTION

—And a Hank of Hair

Marilyn set the flight lieutenant's heart zooming . . . but when he came out of the clouds he found romance too has its Gremlins
Washington Memo 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Washington Memo

Congress shaken by wrath of U. S. servicemen...Overseas vote at stake...Roosevelt champions "blood and tears" realism
BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

BELIEVE it or not, more papooses are born in Canada in relation to population than babies of any other kind or color. This is one of numerous odd facts to be picked up at the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, a rambling building that looks on the outside like a carbarn and on the inside like nothing you ever heard of.
A House for Carrie 1617
FICTION

A House for Carrie

Carrie wrote a poem about her life...but what she didn’t put on paper was a legacy to a little girl of hope and faith and love
So You Can’t Sleep? 1213
GENERAL ARTICLES

So You Can’t Sleep?

Says this authority: It is not how much you get that’s important—it’s the kind of sleep per hour that counts
PARADE 5253
HUMOR

PARADE

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

In the Editor's Confidence

FOR SOME time the editors and publishers of this magazine have been working out a way of showing in some practical manner their appreciation of the job being done for this country by the men of its armed forces overseas. Now we are happy to announce the debut on Feb. 1 of the Overseas Edition of Maclean’s which, free of cost, will be distributed among the Army and Air Force in the Mediterranean and Britain, and the Naval Services.
Turin Couldn’t Take It 1819
GENERAL ARTICLES

Turin Couldn’t Take It

Riots, panic, hunger, a helpless government, bitter hatred of the Germans—a vivid eye-witness report on war-torn north Italy
The Crucial Hour 0_21
Editorials

The Crucial Hour

RETURNING from Britain, the editor of our sister publication, Chatelaine, tells of seeing the letters S.F. on Canadian Red Cross warehouses jammed with supplies. S.F. stands for Second Front. Miss Macpherson says, “What impresses one most is that everything is READY for whatever need arises when it arises.”
Man-Made Rubber 1819
GENERAL ARTICLES

Man-Made Rubber

Down at Sarnia, Ontario, Canada’s dramatic $48,000,000 gamble in synthetic rubber is paying off
"Les Canadiens Sont Là!" 1213
SPORT

"Les Canadiens Sont Là!"

The flying Frenchmen are riding high . . . and the Monday morning coaches pick the boys from Montreal to cop the Stanley Cup
In Fewer Words 5051
Wit and Wisdom

In Fewer Words

Outlook Is Grave—Those Balkan hitchhikers, Rumania, Hungary and Bulgaria, are dismayed to learn that the bandwagon’s destination seems to be the morgue.— Montreal Herald. Splice of Life—Funny isn’t it, but a man who bugs a lot of delusions usually winds up by marrying one.—Brandon Sun.
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