June 1, 1949

THE CHOICE 1011
Fiction

THE CHOICE

Trapped in a sunken ship fifteen frightening fathoms down, Giles remembered life on land, then made his incredible decision
A Challenge From Mr. Smith 1415
LONDON LETTER

A Challenge From Mr. Smith

A MAN who leads more lives than one receives more letters than, say, his next-door neighbor. And when among the day's correspondence there is a letter from someone unknown which runs to 2,000 words it. is apt to be put aside to Wait until there is leisure to peruse it.
So You Want a Dreamhouse 1617
Articles

So You Want a Dreamhouse

A woman once insisted on a black room. But you could go just as wrong in blue. Let an expert share the headaches
Window At East’s 2021
Fiction

Window At East’s

In Peter’s long fight for success there had been no chivalry. Now a pretty face threatened to upset the applecart of his security
THE PROMISED LAND 1213
Articles

THE PROMISED LAND

Where their Old Testament forefathers found milk and honey, today’s Jews find rock and rubble, a freedom they fought for, and a chance to build a new paradise in the wilderness
Is It Time for a Change? 1415
BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

Is It Time for a Change?

SOME M.P.'s set out on the election campaign brimming with confidence. Quebec Liberals were particularly cocky—one bet a Progressive ConservaLive $50 that. the Tories wouldn't take more than five seats among Quebec's 73. Another offered to bet they wouldn't take more than 10.
Next Stop, Hong Kong 89
Articles

Next Stop, Hong Kong

A cargo of painted crows put Grant McConachie into the air transport business. Now he is putting Pacific into Canadian Pacific Airlines
What Kind of Love Makes a Love Story? 6263
MAILBAG

What Kind of Love Makes a Love Story?

What has happened to your fiction writers? In Maclean’s April 1 appear two “love” stories which are so unnatural and so depressing as to be almost nauseating. “The Lovers” presented a picture of two people so desperately in love that they have no children.
We Should Dig Out The Tax Squanderers 23
EDITORIALS

We Should Dig Out The Tax Squanderers

NO MATTER who wins the election the new Government should name a commission like the one headed by ex-President Herbert Hoover, which lately reported (not too favorably) on the structure and efficiency of government in the United States.
SHE SINGS IN SEQUINS 2425
Articles

SHE SINGS IN SEQUINS

When the thrush with the upsweep gets on the downbeat, the dancers crowd Kenney's bandstand to get in the groove with the lilting Locke
I Went Back to a Drunk 1415
Articles

I Went Back to a Drunk

One black night she even thought of murder. Read the dramatic story of this Canadian woman’s victory over liquor for her husband’s love
THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION 6465
PARADE

THE GRIN AND BARE IT SECTION

GRADUATES in agriculture at the University of British Columbia this spring leave their old alma mater convinced their college life has been a full one. In addition to all the normal year-end ceremonies didn’t they attend the official christening of a fountain erected in honor of a retiring professor?
LAST STOP BEFORE PARADISE 2223
Articles

LAST STOP BEFORE PARADISE

DEAR JOE: SO you’ve really a mind to settle in Bridgetown, and you’d like to know what a typical Nova Scotia town is like? Well, maybe I can help—that’s if Bridgetown is typical. How do you get here? As you may know, the main rail and bus lines in the lower half of N. S. arch along the Fundy shore, from Yarmouth on the southern tip, and then cut across the waist of the province to Halifax on the eastern shore.
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