March 1, 1952

THEY SOMETIMES MURDER BUT NEVER STEAL 1819
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THEY SOMETIMES MURDER BUT NEVER STEAL

The vanishing Eskimos of the Hudson Bay hinterland have evolved a Law of Life under which a killing is occasionally necessary, that rates paternity unimportant, where theft is unknown and anger the only indecent thing
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The Other Hero of the Enterprise

Captain Kurt Carlsen got a Broadway ticker-tape welcome-home and the plaudits of the world. First Officer Kenneth Dancy, who joined him for the last six days on the sinking ship, went on a motor bike to Hook Green, Kent, for a pint of bitter with the villagers and to finish knitting a sweater
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WOULD YOU LIVE BETTER IN THE U.S.?

New inflation and a war economy have hit Canada and the United States since Maclean’s last compared costs of living in the two countries. This new study shows prices still higher in the U. S. but so are living standards
ARE THE SCHOOLS RUINING YOUR CHILD? 1213
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ARE THE SCHOOLS RUINING YOUR CHILD?

Progressive education, he charges, is turning out high-school graduates whom employers find inefficient and lazy, parents find thoughtless and universities find ignorant
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A GARDEN IN YOUR MAILBOX

Would you like a flesh-eating Darlingtonia in your breakfast nook? Or a Serpent Cucumber for your summer salads? The Dominion Seed House will send you these fascinating monsters and, at the same time, dazzle you with seed that costs thirty times as much as gold
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WHAT the WEST thinks RUSSIA will DO

In spite of close surveillance, Western diplomats and intelligence agents do get around in the Soviet Union. Most of them agree Stalin doesn’t look for war this year
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A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

WHEN CANASTA WAS THE CRAZE

Historians estimate twenty millions once played the rummy game that came from Argentina in a basket. Don’t you remember?—We played it with two decks, much squabbling and more equipment than a deep-sea fisherman
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"I GRIND HER TILL SHE BUST"

Because he can’t stand bosses, Joe Ferrari has ground out a wheezy fanfare from his ancient barrel organ for forty years. Now he can’t buy new tunes or parts and soon jaded office workers will listen in vain for his twangy tunes
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MAILBAG

The Private Life of a PM
The Statue That Came To Life 45
BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

The Statue That Came To Life

IF VISCOUNT Alexander of Tunis had been able to stay to the end of his recently extended term he’d have been the same kind of champion among governors-general that Mackenzie King was among prime ministers. Even now he has only two competitors ahead of him in elapsed time:
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