March 1, 1950

E. P. TAYLOR AND HIS EMPIRE 1213
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E. P. TAYLOR AND HIS EMPIRE

You don't have to own a firm to control it. Here's how Ed Taylor got to be a titan by just buying the right “piece”
Lester Patrick’s 50 Years on Ice 1415
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Lester Patrick’s 50 Years on Ice

Is hockey as good as it used to be? Did Cyclone Taylor really score goals while skating backward? After five decades in the game the old Grey Fox offers some verdicts—and also some heresies
A Gift For Prince Benny 2021
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A Gift For Prince Benny

This would give his life meaning—the perfect gift from father to son. But what of his daughter and the hunger deep in her heart? What heritage could there be for her?
The Riviera-Bare Skins and Bank Rolls 1617
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The Riviera-Bare Skins and Bank Rolls

CAP D’ANTIBES—The setting is unchanged. The postcard-blue sea, the gleaming white stucco villas, the palm-studded boulevards, the pastel-colored hill towns, the theatrical snowpeaks in the background still form one of the most enchanting landscapes on earth.
THE DOUKS-B.C.'S HOLY TERRORISTS------ 67
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THE DOUKS-B.C.'S HOLY TERRORISTS------

Is the H-BOMB The Answer ? 1011
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Is the H-BOMB The Answer ?

PRESIDENT TRUMAN ordered a super-bomb last month. “New weapon is defense against any possible enemy,” the headlines crowed. Poor Joe Stalin with his little outdated Plutonium bomb was left far behind; the West was still invulnerable.
Homes of Today-Slums of Tomorrow 2223
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Homes of Today-Slums of Tomorrow

WHILE flying over one of Toronto’s sprawling suburban settlements of boxlike houses recently I was reminded of a remark once made to me by Eric Arthur, Professor of Architecture at University of Toronto: “What’s the use of designing communities with up-to-date facilities when the houses we put in them are like strawberry boxes, unrelated to decent living?”
HIGH FASHION? HUH! 1819
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HIGH FASHION? HUH!

JUST before Christmas Matilda Etches came back to Canada after 36 years. It was a long time and a lot of things had happened to the kid who used to clerk in her father’s news agency on Bleury Street, Montreal. For one thing, she’s now 51 and a proud grandmother.
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STARLETS THE TV STAKES

IN 18 MONTHS Dianne Foster, a dark, spectacularly good-looking girl of 20, has made the long trip from amateur theatricals and part-time radio work in Edmonton to the inner circle of Canadians based in Toronto who make their living out of their acting.
THE KING WHO GETS WHAT HE WANTS 1011
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THE KING WHO GETS WHAT HE WANTS

LAST January His August Majesty, King Farouk the First of Egypt, an obese, blue-spectacled autocrat who likes to behave like a medieval caliph in the twentieth century, imperiously whisked a sultry-eyed 16-year-old brunette from the arms of her betrothed amid widespread rumors that he planned to make her his Queen.
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