March 1, 1951

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The Tragic Trek of the Mennonites

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THE ROCKET MAN

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THE UNKNOWN STAR OF THE MET

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The Tragic Trek of the Mennonites

A bright vision of peace in a tropical paradise led 1,700 members of a Canadian sect to Paraguay three years ago in a mass exodus from Manitoba farms. Here is one family’s story of life — and death — in the green hell where 900 still struggle to build a Vale of Happiness
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THE ROCKET MAN

When his father came back from the stars he smelled of fire and time
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THE UNKNOWN STAR OF THE MET

Otello Ceroni sticks his pale face out of a hole in the Metropolitan Opera stage and tells the stars what to do and when to do it. He is unknown and unhonored hut Ezio Pinza calls him “the Toscanini of the prompters"
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GOOD-BY, BARNEY

Being a touching tribute and a fond farewell to the horse that hauls your bread and milk. Sure, he costs more to run than a truck, but whoever heard of a truck remembering to stop at the Browns’ house?
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LAST OF THE BATTLING SUFFRAGETTES

Shaking a good-humored fist at the world of men, occasionally even crashing its stags and backrooms, Charlotte Whitton has become a modern symbol of the militant female. Now deputy-mayor of Ottawa she’s all set to prod some life into civic politics with her housewife’s needle
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WHAT TV WILL DO TO YOU

Television’s critics and boosters in the U. S. are still arguing whether it’s a good thing or not. But one thing seems certain: TV’s going to change your life when it comes to Canada
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WHAT THE CENSUS MAN WILL FIND OUT

The census-taker will knock at your door soon to ask what’s new and how things have been. He’s already learned a lot since his last call— for instance that husbands are easier to catch and that men will lie about their ages too
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THE STRANGE POWER COLOR HAS OVER US

Science is proving that there's more in color than meets the eye. Just by showing you the right parts of the rainbow at the right time, designers can make you buy more, eat more, work harder or feel happier
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NEW YORK LETTER

Things That Dollars Can’t Buy

THE RADIO in my room in this excellent New York hotel is relating in appropriate musical terms the frustrated love of a young woman whose boy friend has momentarily, or perhaps permanently, forsaken her. The taxicabs are hooting their horns like puzzled hounds trying to pick up a scent, for it is theatre time and the traffic creeps as slowly as a mist coming up the Hudson.
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BACKSTAGE AT LAKE SUCCESS

Fair-Weather Friends—and Foes

IN ONE WAY the split in the Western camp is not as wide as it looks. In other ways it’s even wider. Unfortunately the latter may prove the more serious. There was no serious disagreement, for instance, about the guilt of Red China in Korea. The long delay, the reluctance of many nations to back the U. S. resolution of condemnation, did not spring from any dispute about Chinese actions.
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