July 15, 1948

Fiction

DEADWOOD

General Articles

ANYTHING MADE HERE

General Articles

HOW THE U.S. BUNGLED PALESTINE

DEADWOOD 89
Fiction

DEADWOOD

Old grievances make a fine fire she found out. And when you throw on memories, dry and dead as sticks, even the days ahead catch the glow
ANYTHING MADE HERE 1011
General Articles

ANYTHING MADE HERE

Here’s a snapshot of a workshop — Hamilton, the chesty bustling town that turns out almost everything from layettes to caskets
HOW THE U.S. BUNGLED PALESTINE 67
General Articles

HOW THE U.S. BUNGLED PALESTINE

In its search for votes, oil and bases against Russia, Washington has treated Palestine and the U.N. shamefully, declares this writer
Cross Country 1415
LONDON LETTER

Cross Country

BRITISH COLUMBIA'S campaign to prevent citizens trying their luck in raffles and lotteries ran into some bad luck itself when a jury of 11 men and one woman acquitted Sidney Welsh, a Vancouver Kinsman, of conducting a lottery. Mr. Welsh was chairman of the Kinsmen carnival committee, which had set out to raise $100,000, half for food for Britain and half for local charities, less 15% for expenses and prizes.
The Gallows Still Stands 1415
LONDON LETTER

The Gallows Still Stands

A MEMBER of Parliament in any country is forced to lead a many-sided life. Not only must he advise on the problems of his constituents and plead their cause against the ranks of officialdom, but he must also invade the precincts of prison itself.
THE LESSER EVIL 1617
Fiction

THE LESSER EVIL

Pa took his checkers seriously, as befits a champion. He even got Ma interested when she found out how much depended on his winning
The Unhorsed Galahad of Montreal 45
General Articles

The Unhorsed Galahad of Montreal

Why did his bosses fire Pax Plante, the crusading cop who snuffed out the red lights and had the gamblers on the run?
Alberta Has Its Rebels, Too 1415
BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

Alberta Has Its Rebels, Too

EVER SINCE the late William Aberhart smote the Philistines in 1935, Social Credit victories in Alberta have been taken for granted. This year the betting is still on Premier Ernest Manning’s Social Credit Government, but the result is not quite such a foregone conclusion as it used to be.
UNGILDED LILLIE 2021
General Articles

UNGILDED LILLIE

Bea Lillie, Canadian-born queen of comedy, hat merely to flip a languid wrist to keep her vassals in hysterical, happy subjection
THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION 5657
PARADE

THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION

B.C.'s recent floods carried not only disaster but some amazing sights along the swollen river courses. At one point on the Fraser, spectators watching the gyrating procession of uprooted barns and chicken houses were startled by the spectacle of a floating shed, on top of which sat a venerable old lady, wearing a Sunbonnet and busily working a spinning wheel.
CNR Accused Of Babsnapping 23
MAILBAG

CNR Accused Of Babsnapping

Amherst, N.S., has long been proud to send “brains” to Ontario to help manage Canada’s seat of government at Ottawa. And now (advertisement on page 64, Maclean’s, June 1) the Canadian National Railway appropriates Beauty (with capital B) to call attention to the lure of Ontario’s summertime lakes.
THE NOT-SO-GOOD EARTH 1213
General Articles

THE NOT-SO-GOOD EARTH

Man is robbing the soil of the minerals it needs to grow good nourishing food. Result: We can eat well, yet still be starved
St. Laurent’s the Man for the Liberals 0_21
EDITORIALS

St. Laurent’s the Man for the Liberals

LIBERALS may think it's none of our business, but we hope they choose the Rt. Hon. Louis S. St. Laurent as leader of their party next month. Since the leader they choose will become the Prime Minister of Canada, we consider that it’s the business of every Canadian—and that includes a politically independent magazine such as this one.
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