July 15, 1951

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DID THE INCOME TAX KILL KASPAR BECK?

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THE COMMIES AREN’T SO HOT, AT THAT

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Cardboard Soldier

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DID THE INCOME TAX KILL KASPAR BECK?

The bare facts say it did. But the inner truth lies in a deeper tragedy: This simple Saskatchewan farmer, who ruled his six sections and his family of fifty-three like a feudal knight, had to learn in death that no twentieth-century man in any country is his own master
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THE COMMIES AREN’T SO HOT, AT THAT

Yugoslavia is the one place where a non-Communist can watch a Communist state at work. In spite of the myth of ruthless, regimented Red efficiency, Tito’s dictatorship is a bureaucratic mess. But its thirty-two divisions will fight Russia if they have to
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Cardboard Soldier

The major feared the look in the eyes of a girl called Judy more than he had feared any enemy. It called for a special kind of bravery to be a
ARE WE LICKING INFLATION? 2021
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ARE WE LICKING INFLATION?

A few weeks ago Ottawa quietly applied the last of four powerful brakes to inflation — and you haven’t felt the full jolt yet. Here is the story of the desperate experiment our Government has undertaken to try to stop the runaway price of everything we buy
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LUNENBURG: A Ship on the Shore

Here’s the yard that built the Bluenose, oxen hauling flake cod on a raffish waterfront painted as often as the Taj Mahal. Here are the fishermen descended from German turnip farmers who will slip into a wonderful dialect of their own, when their high-school daughters aren’t around
Marie Went Back to the Dark Ages 2021
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Marie Went Back to the Dark Ages

In Canada Marie Kawamoto always believed women were at least the equal of men. In the land of her fathers she found that most Japanese women are still little better than servants, eat last, and may have to share a husband with a concubine
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Our Fantastic Legacy From Mackenzie King

On a bushy hillside outside Ottawa he left Canada a strange man-made collection of ancient stone and salvaged relics on his Kingsmere estate. Did he leave a part of his personality there too?
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YADSIE MEETS ALL TRAINS

At depots and docks in twenty-one Canadian cities and towns Travellers Aid workers, like Yadsie Urbanowicz, stand ready to help a repentant runaway husband or a worried immigrant who can’t pronounce “Canada”
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MONTREAL’S THE EATINGEST TOWN

Abetted by their visitors,Montrealers keep five thousand restaurants in the black, consuming a mountain of choice dishes which range all the way from brandied apricot omelet to wieners boiled in beer
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LONDON LETTER

INTO THE KINGDOM OF THE HORSE

MANY years ago when I was editor of the Daily Express we had a promising staff writer named H. V. Morton. Circulation was sluggish and the British public was putting up a stiff resistance to our blandishments. How could we penetrate that iron curtain?
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