February 15, 1949

Fiction

THE TIN COAT

LONDON LETTER

Bribery and Reputations

Articles

They Died for 7 Cents a Day

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Fiction

THE TIN COAT

WINNER OF THIRD PRIZE IN MACLEAN’S SHORT STORY CONTEST
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LONDON LETTER

Bribery and Reputations

FIVE days of fog ... no sun, no moon, and no sign of lifting. It, is uncanny to hear the heartbeat of London slow down until it, seems as if it might stop altogether. At night there are strange cries at the crossroads as if from slaves being smuggled down the river.
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Articles

They Died for 7 Cents a Day

Here’s a behind-lines view of China’s cruel war, where enemy has sold to enemy so that both might fight on
IS IT ADULTERY ? 89
Articles

IS IT ADULTERY ?

Through artificial insemination, more and more couples unable to have children together are happily raising the babies of fathers they have never seen. Are such children illegitimate?
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Articles

Backstage With Barbara Ann

Even our famous B.A. has to go through the tough grind of a star's buildup. Olympic medals cut no ice on Broadway
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Cross Country

Cross Country

THE 29-year-old wooden bridge across the upper reaches of the St. John River at Hartland, N.B., is an outdated relic. It’s too narrow for present-day traffic, in summer it’s a fire hazard and in winter snow has to be hauled and spread on it so that farmers can cross it with sleighs.
STALIN IS LOSING IN ASIA 67
Articles

STALIN IS LOSING IN ASIA

First Uncle Joe exploited Asia’s cry, “No Outsiders!” Now Uncle Sam has learned a lesson — and it may pay off
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Articles

BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

Seaway from Dixie
DO STYLES FORETELL WARS? 1819
Articles

DO STYLES FORETELL WARS?

Keep your eye on women; there’s history in hemlines, says this expert. Weird, skimpy clothes portend trouble — grandma’s styles mean peace
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PARADE

PARADE

THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION
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MAILBAG

Addled Spellers And Crooked Flues

Please keep on spelling “traveler” with one “1,” “flavor” without the “u,” and so forth. Far from being Americanisms these spellings have been used by authoritative writers for more than 300 years.—J. Gordon. By all means give Mrs. J. J. Walker of Edmonton (Mailbag, Jan. 1) two ’ell’s.
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They Used to Call Me Fatty

Fat men aren’t jolly, says this ex-blimp. He didn’t enjoy life till people stopped mistaking him for an elephant
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IN THE EDITORS’ CONFIDENCE

IN THE EDITORS’ CONFIDENCE

THE response to our request for votes and comments on the 24 covers we carried during 1948 proved so generous, varied and cogent that we have been able to reach the following conclusions and make them a major plank of our editorial platform for 1949:
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