August 15, 1945

GENERAL ARTICLES

What Canadians Don't Know

FICTION

A Guest For Mary Ellen

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GENERAL ARTICLES

What Canadians Don't Know

There are Canadians who don’t know our capital is Ottawa. But don’t laugh: Can you name your M.P.?
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FICTION

A Guest For Mary Ellen

Even when Mary Ellen saw the face in her pretty teacher’s locket, she didn’t understand. But perhaps Mom and Dad did
BEVERLEY BAXTER'S London Letter 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

BEVERLEY BAXTER'S London Letter

The Battle of Wood Green
The Liar Hunter 1617
FICTION

The Liar Hunter

"Truth," said Jake, "is handy to have around, but sometimes a little will go a long ways." With romance at stake, Molly heartily agreed
My Author Husband 67
GENERAL ARTICLES

My Author Husband

How does the author of a best seller look to his wife? Here’s the writer of "Two Solitudes" seen by the other half of the literary team of MacLennan and Duncan
Cross Country 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Cross Country

The Maritimes
In the Editor's Confidence 23
In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

READERS who have been refreshed and re-energized by a vacation may be able to stand up to the blow, but those who are jaded should lie down for a while before turning to page 11 of this issue. On it Wilfrid Sanders records some of the things Canadians don’t know.
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GENERAL ARTICLES

Snakes Alive!

Most of what they say about snakes ain’t so ... So says Sinclair, who has been hunting them in Ontario’s isle of serpents
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GENERAL ARTICLES

Snatch and Carry

Shoplifting is picking up, say store managers across Canada — and they aren*t just trying to be funny
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HUMOR

Parade

THE CNR transcontinental was booming west on the high iron out of Winnipeg. In the observation car sat a lean, grim-faced officer of the Royal Navy. His braid—and he wore a lot of it—bore the salt-water tarnish of many months at sea . From the grapevine that functions on trains his fellow passengers learned that his last ship had been torpedoed in the North Atlantic, that he had been picked up and landed at Halifax, and was now on his way to Vancouver for a Pacific posting.
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Editorials

The One Nation Conference

REPRESENTATIVES of other nations have said some very nice things about the part played by the Canadian delegation at the San Francisco World Security Conference. The Canadians did a great deal to win status for the middle-sized and small nations.
Not Enough To Eat! 45
GENERAL ARTICLES

Not Enough To Eat!

Even with meat rationing Canadians will be the bestfed people in the world— And others must starve
HEARTS TO LET 89
GENERAL ARTICLES

HEARTS TO LET

The story of a girl who learned that you can rent a house but you can’t break a lease on love
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