June 1, 1947

"JOHN WILLY, THOU ART A LUMP'EAD" 1011
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"JOHN WILLY, THOU ART A LUMP'EAD"

Could you run a race with your heart on your sleeve and the seat out of your pants? No? Well, you’re not from Yorkshire!
On the page opposite is an English translation. Here's the original French 2021

On the page opposite is an English translation. Here's the original French

A new story by the young Quebec writer whose novel "The Tin Flute" has skyrocketed her to literary fame
Dead Leaves 2021
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Dead Leaves

ALL ABOUT him, in the little empty hollow-sounding waiting room, was the terrible whiteness of the walls. Somebody gave the stretcher a shove and Constantin Simoneau, wrapped in several woollen blankets, shivered with the cold. Everywhere, in his mind’s eye and on the ceiling, he could see his hospital expenses written in huge figures.
Sympatico 2223
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Sympatico

"You mustn’t let your heart rule your head," Ellen warned her secretary. Then in walked Jefferson T. Craig
Fear Goes To School 1617
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Fear Goes To School

There’ll be no brave new world, in fact no world at all, unless we all help to rid the schoolroom of fear
Prosperity With A View 1213
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Prosperity With A View

Every train brings new residents to B. C. where new factories bloom among the flowers and times are as good as the scenery
Land of Yesterday 2425
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Land of Yesterday

Fairy tales come true in Liechtenstein, land of beautiful princesses, happy peasants and a one per cent income tax
Trout Are Suckers 89
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Trout Are Suckers

"Trout are dumb ... They get away because there's somebody dumber than a trout. That’s the joe who fishes for him"
Presto—Marathon! 2223
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Presto—Marathon!

A paper company waved an eighteen-million-dollar wand —and a town sprang from the Lake Superior wilderness
Don't Sell Britain Short 67
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Don't Sell Britain Short

Forced to live like paupers, work like slaves, the British will make any sacrifice to win their war for economic survival
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