July 1, 1947

GENERAL ARTICLES

Washington Memo

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Stardust

Beverley Baxter's London Letter: The Staggering Price of Victory 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Beverley Baxter's London Letter: The Staggering Price of Victory

FEW MEN are so armored in their philosophy that they can keep their minds uninfluenced by such external matters as rain, digestion, taxation and such other exasperations as make up the 24 hours allotted to each day. Nor is it only exasperations that affect the mind.
Washington Memo 1415
GENERAL ARTICLES

Washington Memo

ONE OF the collateral effects of the current session of Congress has been a rise in the political stock of Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York. It now looks as if Mr. Dewey would be the Republican nominee for President again in 1948. The record of Congress, under Republican control, has helped Mr. Dewey in two ways.
Stardust 1617
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Stardust

NOW THAT the war was over and one could actually move about again, Mrs. Ethel Redlick felt her interest in life renewing itself. Certainly she had worked as hard as anyone for committees and canteens, but looking back it all seemed so empty. What she really wanted was to be a force in the community; to bring the drama club back to life after its wartime debility; to give parties and luncheons and get out of the doldrums.
THE TRUTH ABOUT SEX CRIMINALS 1213
GENERAL ARTICLES

THE TRUTH ABOUT SEX CRIMINALS

We jail these men, we lash them, then turn them loose to sin again — A frank report on a hush-hush subject
Backstage at Ottawa 1415

Backstage at Ottawa

We play Newfoundland poker. The prize: a tenth province — Civil Service hatchet men send 23,000 heads a-rolling
The Painted Clock 1011
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The Painted Clock

One of Canada's most promising young authors writes a love story old as yesterday and new as tomorrow
MAILBAG ; "I Should Have Babies!" 5455
MAILBAG ; "I Should Have Babies!"

MAILBAG ; "I Should Have Babies!"

I Am The Woman . . . I read “Death Before Birth” with great interest for I am one of the women that article was against. I had an abortion last August and will have one every nine months if necessary till I become crippled or die. I am a mother of two children, aged two and four.
Our Legacy of Challenge 23
Editorials

Our Legacy of Challenge

WHEN the Dominion of Canada was only five years old the then Prime Minister wrote to an old friend: “Confederation is only yet in the gristle, and it will require five more years before it hardens into bone. It is only by the exercise of constant prudence and moderation that we have been able to prevent the discordant elements from ending in a blowup.”
HARDLUCK SAILOR 2021
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HARDLUCK SAILOR

One thing the young chief mate had yet to learn ... that not all sailors steer by the same star
Mammoth or Milquetoast? 89
GENERAL ARTICLES

Mammoth or Milquetoast?

FOR eight years ending last fall (to begin with credentials) I lived in London, England. Back in Canada just eight months, I am taken for an Englishman by all Canadians who do not know me—possibly because of a hat bought in Piccadilly around 1942.
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