January 1, 1949

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LORD OF ROANONGA

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A Housebuilder Talks Back

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THE CP’S BENIGN SIMON LEGREE

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LORD OF ROANONGA

WHEN Kahohe found the smashed landing craft he did not at first realize its possibilities. He had stopped at Little Te-e to look for cowrie shells. He was not sure he would find cowries on Little Te-e. No one ever bothered with that barren little lump of island, but he had promised Toti, his sweetheart, some fine fish, and his luck had been terrible.
A Housebuilder Talks Back 67
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A Housebuilder Talks Back

Prices are a scandal; he admits it. Who's to blame? Labor, bottlenecks and, he says, the customer himself
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THE CP’S BENIGN SIMON LEGREE

FOR a while after Gillis Purcell returned from the Army to his job as general superintendent of The Canadian Press in the spring of 1942, veteran CP men thought he'd gone soft. He didn’t fry them as often, or with his usual fire. They suspected the change was because of his lost log — the left one, which had been smashed by a falling canister on manœuvres in England and later amputated.
HAPPY LANDING AT SQUAW BUTTE 1213
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HAPPY LANDING AT SQUAW BUTTE

Faith, greenhorn’s luck and a squadron of Samaritans made this airman’s postwar dream ranch come wonderfully true
SHE WALKS THE ATLANTIC 1617
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SHE WALKS THE ATLANTIC

After 385,000 flying miles, Hostess Helen Gagnon still loves the passengers. Just the same, she’ll never marry one
Such Goings-On at Nipawin! 1415
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Such Goings-On at Nipawin!

Curling is undergoing a jazzy revolution in this prairie town which hands out more prizes than radio’s giveaway programs
RUSSIA WON’T ATTACK 45
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RUSSIA WON’T ATTACK

How powerful IS the Soviet? Not strong enough to launch a war but too strong to be beaten, this expert believes
Grizzled Gentleman 1011
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Grizzled Gentleman

A yapping cur or a bullet in the chest will move a grizzly to murder. But he will let sleeping men lie
PEANUT EMPIRE 1011
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PEANUT EMPIRE

In the Tanganyika badlands, British pioneers are waging a new African conquest.. Not for diamonds, not for gold, but for margarine on a hungry world's bread
FOOD CAN BE A DRUG 2021
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FOOD CAN BE A DRUG

Some people stuff themselves to bury their secret sorrows. Some become faddists. Others starve. What’s your food quirk?
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