January 15, 1951

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IT’S A TOUGH TIME TO BE A KID

A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

What Really Happened to Ambrose Small?

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Fiction

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WE EDGED down slowly toward the strip of beach. As we sank, the mountains seemed to grow higher until they loomed on all sides, dwarfing us. Pete cut the motor and the propeller on the helicopter and the big vanes overhead revolved more and more slowly and finally stopped.
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IT’S A TOUGH TIME TO BE A KID

Though isolated outbreaks of teen-age violence alarm many adult Canadians, juvenile delinquency has actually decreased. Reporter Katz claims we could stamp out the gangs that remain if we spend money on wise prevention instead of punishment
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A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

What Really Happened to Ambrose Small?

an can't vanish into thin air. Yet 30 years ago a Canadian theatre magnate seemed to do just at. He left behind $2 millions, a legal tangle, and a weird mystery that time has only deepened
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IS GENERAL MacARTHUR TO BLAME?

Respected and admired, feared and hated, MacArthur stands remote and stern at the bar of world opinion. Did he bungle in Korea? Has he worked a miracle in Japan? Whatever the eventual answers, Douglas MacArthur remains the most controversial figure in the Western
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What it's Like to be a Celebrity

Now 22, Barbara Ann's still the best-known girl in Canada, a symbol of glamour and success. Most of the time she loves it, but sometimes under the spotlight of the public eye she feels as though her slip is showing
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THE WORLD’S MOST GLAMOROUS WIDOW

The story-book Duchess of Kent, exiled in one war and widowed in another, still dazzles European society with her aura of romance and high fashion. Her striking beauty once caused a commando veteran to fumble the Queen’s cloak
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THE SOBER TRUTH ABOUT THE MORMONS

Sixty-four years ago Charles Ora Card led 10 families to Canada to escape an American law which said a man could have only one wife. Now the 25,000 Canadian Mormons rub elbows with their neighbors in business and social life and marry one wife for all time
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DON’T CALL THEM BABBITTS

Every week Canada’s 60,000 service clubmen break loose with corny songs, backslapping and other brands of horseplay. But between times they scheme and sweat to help others. The Kinsmen, who started in a Chinese café in Hamilton, once sent 50 million quarts of free milk to British kids
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Lady, YOU’RE STARVING YOURSELF

Maybe it's time Canada's husbands asserted their authority and made their wives and daughters eat up or else. Nutrition experts say 50% of the nation's women are undernourished
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LONDON LETTER

The Bearded Lady and the Puritan

IF OUR old friend the Man From Mars had dropped in to the House of Commons on a recent evening he would have realized that some enormous issue was being fought. M.Ps were interrupting each other, taunts were being flung from both sides, and passions were rising.
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