October 1, 1951

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When a Queen Ruled Britain

Fiction

The Runaways

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THE BUTCHER WITH A POET’S SOUL

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When a Queen Ruled Britain

Victoria came to the Throne as a slim fair girl of eighteen, battled palace politics, brought England safely through the industrial revolution, built the greatest empire ever known and founded a new beloved dynasty
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Fiction

The Runaways

Letty took to the road with her seventeen years and her empty heart. Then, in a whistle that sang like wind in the trees, she found a boy called Mac
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THE BUTCHER WITH A POET’S SOUL

James Stanley McLean is rich, powerful and proud of it. He is also a paradox. The millions he makes from his giant meat-packing plants he spends on flower gardens, good music, subsidizing a left-wing paper and maintaining the world’s biggest collection of Canadian paintings
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The Edinburghs

Here, and in the stories and pictures on the following eight pages, are the young couple all Canada is waiting to meet, in their own home, at work and having fun, they emerge as happy friendly people facing with dignity and courage one of the toughest jobs in the world
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Charlottetown Likes To Laugh

Although the beautiful little capital of P. E. I. might pull a wry face over the emigration of its sons and daughters, it manages to have lots of fun with its harness racing, sea beaches, informal politics and its breezy mayor who sometimes delivers the groceries
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LET’S ABOLISH HOMEWORK

Many educators would like to see homework go the way of the old birch rod, but they know that parents want their children to work nights. And yet, there’s not a scrap of evidence that homework helps a child get a better education
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LONDON LETTER

DON’T FENCE THEM IN

I AM GLAD Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh have chesen October for their visit to Canada, for it is a month of infinite beauty, Unlike England, where the seasons melt imperceptibly into each other and even then are not easily distinguishable, there are drama and excitement in the Canadian cycle.
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How I Photographed the Royal Couple

Yousuf Karsh took these historic color photos for Maclean’s at a private sitting not long before the royal couple left for their tour of Canada. Shown the results, Princess Elizabeth chose the picture at the left as her favorite
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THE BOY WHO’LL BE KING

PRINCE Charles Arthur Philip George, the tousle-haired husky son and heir of Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had some grave news to give his sailor father when he met him at the airport here not so long ago. Stumping boldly across the tarmac and clutching the parental hand he said, “Daddy, I’m going to be a soldier!”
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How the Tour Was Planned

ONE THING probably distinguishes the present royal tour from any of its predecessors since 1860: Nobody on either side of the Atlantic planned it the way it’s turning out. This visit has snowballed by public demand from a modest fortnight’s holiday to a forty - eight - day journey covering eighteen thousand miles.
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