December 15, 1949

PAINLESS PARKER 67

PAINLESS PARKER

The Outlaw Dentist
THE SHIP THAT WAS CURSED 1213

THE SHIP THAT WAS CURSED

The black iron monster that was the Great Eastern steamed with dread and disaster across the North Atlantic nearly a century ago, wrecking lives, high hopes and fat fortunes
BLOW THE HORN FOR CHRISTMAS 1011

BLOW THE HORN FOR CHRISTMAS

THE COUNTRY lay under a thick white coverlet of snow, and it was lovely stuff, fresh as eggs right from the hen. On one corner of the cleared intersection was a general store, old as the hills, built here when both the roads were dirt. On the other, cater-cornered across, was the gas station of Joe Foster.
SMALL MIRACLE FOR CORA 2021

SMALL MIRACLE FOR CORA

Christmas has a smell to it, the perfume of pine making the whole world bright and shiny. That was why you couldn’t make a Christmas tree out of a poplar or Miss Thomas’s old rubber plant
The Case of The Beauty and the Boarder 1415

The Case of The Beauty and the Boarder

WHEN young Antoine Rivard went to his father, the late Mr. Justice Adjutor Rivard, and told him that he had decided to handle a murder case, the elder Rivard was shocked. The 104-year-old law firm of Rivard, Blais and Gobeil had never handled a criminal case before.
WARRIOR IN THE VATICAN 1617

WARRIOR IN THE VATICAN

With his “invisible divisions” of 370 millions Eugenio Pacelli, Pius XII, 262nd Pope of the Church of Rome, has launched an all-out fight against the forces of materialism
OUR HUSH-HUSH CENSORSHIP 2425

OUR HUSH-HUSH CENSORSHIP

HOW BOOKS ARE BANNED
WE WENT BABY-HUNTING IN THE ARCTIC 89

WE WENT BABY-HUNTING IN THE ARCTIC

Dick Harrington mushed his cameras lOOO miles across the top of the world to take a new portrait of the icy north
THE MOVIES OF 1949 2223

THE MOVIES OF 1949

Going to shows every day can be risky. In Vancouver critic Gilmour got a hotfoot. He cooled off enough to toss the year’s bouquets and brickbats
I Made a Sucker Out of Santa 1819

I Made a Sucker Out of Santa

Got a turnip? Some axle grease? A gift problem? Let Largo show how you too can whip that Christmas crisis. But you follow his system at your own risk!
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