August 15, 1949

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Beads To Billions: The Story of the H.B.C.

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CLOAK AND DAGGER MARRIAGE

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The Smallwood Saga

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Beads To Billions: The Story of the H.B.C.

The Company of Adventurers now sells moccasins to the Indians, Pablum to papooses, and bargains to suburbanites
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CLOAK AND DAGGER MARRIAGE

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The Smallwood Saga

BESIDES HER codfisheries, pulp forests and iron ore deposits, Newfoundland brought with her into Canada an asset unlisted in the terms of confederation. Not since the emergence of Quebec’s Houde and Duplessis and the retirement of Ontario’s Hepburn has the Dominion turned up a political figure as colorful, volatile and aggressive as Newfoundland’s surprising Joe Smallwood.
THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T TELL 1819
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THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T TELL

ALTHOUGH fifteen years have gone since Julian Kyd disappeared from this earth there are those who have not forgotten. At dinner tables in Beverly Hills, in obscure little lunch joints off Times Square, in the smoky restaurants of Soho and the cafés of Montmartre his name is sometimes mentioned, and many odd theories are advanced as to his whereabouts and as to why he vanished.
How Toronto’s Evening Papers Slanted the Election News 1011
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How Toronto’s Evening Papers Slanted the Election News

Two leading papers fought the election and a private war in the same ring. But what happened to the news?
The Amazing Mechanical Kidney 2021
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The Amazing Mechanical Kidney

AN ARTIFICIAL kidney was used for the first. time on this continent, to save the life of a human being in the Toronto General Hospital on December 6, 1946. It was built and used by one of Canada’s outstanding surgeons, Dr. D. W. Gordon Murray, of Toronto.
WHO'S THAT - ME? 2223
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WHO'S THAT - ME?

UNLESS you live in a remote swamp, don’t have a radio, don’t read anything and never talk to anybody, you know all sort of things about all sorts of famous people. You know how the Aly Khan feels about Rita Hayworth. You know President Truman gets up early and isn’t fussy about being photographed in a bathing suit.
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THE PORT OF BLOODSTAINED GOLD

HONG KONG—Gold is like opium or blood —it has no race, no nationality, no patriotism. It runs through the world’s arteries like a phantom, oblivious of laws, loyalties, danger and frontiers. In Asia where life is cheap gold is worth more than blood, for it never rusts, ages or decays.
GULLIBLE'S TRAVELS 2223
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GULLIBLE'S TRAVELS

JAMES FITZPATRICK is undoubtedly the man who most enjoys his work in the entire movie industry, for he makes lovely dough doing exactly what his heart desires above all else: jaunting around the globe. Mr. Fitzpatrick, who prefers to be known as “The Voice of the World,” creates MGM’s “Travel Talks.”
And Good Coffee’s So Easy To Make 1415
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And Good Coffee’s So Easy To Make

Our coffee is a national calamity. But it doesn’t need mustard or mumbo jumbo, only care and cleanliness. If you follow these rules you can look a Brazilian in the eye
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