April 1, 1953

HOW TO FIX A HORSE RACE 67
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HOW TO FIX A HORSE RACE

When the eight jockeys went to the post that afternoon at Fort Erie they all knew the race was crooked but not which horse Swabby Swartz, thief turned master mind, had designated to win. The explosion that followed revealed double-crossers double-crossed, it blew some of the riders right out of racing for life and sent two men to jail
THE SHADOW OF THE DUKE OF WINDSOR 1011
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THE SHADOW OF THE DUKE OF WINDSOR

Seldom spoken about, seldom seen at home, the man who gave up the throne for love of a woman still casts a certain spell over the House of Windsor. But to the people he'll always remain the restless Prince Charming of Wales
THE BOLSHEVIK AND THE WICKED WITCH 1819
Fiction

THE BOLSHEVIK AND THE WICKED WITCH

PIOTR POURED THE VODKA WHILE THE DOCTRINES OF KARL MARX DID BATTLE WITH THE WITCHES AND WEREWOLVES IN THE FOREST OF BLACK OAKS
Nova Scotia’s Strangest Son 2223
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Nova Scotia’s Strangest Son

Was Joe Howe a patriot or a traitor ? This riddle still stirs the Maritimes. But the angry editor who was fond of rum and wenches gave freedom of the Press to the nation and democracy to his province
The Crisis in EDUCATION 2021
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The Crisis in EDUCATION

Thousands of children are getting a substandard education and the booming birth rate is lining up even bigger trouble for the future. That’s why school trustees, government officials and parents are demanding
You can’t beat Kelly’s Bear Grease 2627
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You can’t beat Kelly’s Bear Grease

The genuine bear grease that Kelly Chamandy ships out of northern Ontario gets rubbed on bald heads and aching backs, fishing lines and farmers’ boots. And his best customers for bear steaks are meek little men who wouldn't swat a fly
Letter from America 45
Letter from America

Letter from America

YOU CAN’T BREAK A MOONBEAM
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SOUPS YOU CAN CUT WITH A KNIFE

Maclean’s asked six of Canada’s best cartoonists to draw whatever came to their minds after reading this article. From the results, it may safely be assumed that one man’s soup is another man’s poison
NEVER NEVER TRUST A BULL 2223
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NEVER NEVER TRUST A BULL

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A TAME ONE, AND MANY A MAN WHO HAS THOUGHT OTHERWISE HAS DIED HORRIBLY UNDER THE HORNS OF THIS KILLER WITH THE POET’S EYES
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BACKSTAGE at Ottawa

BACKSTAGE at Ottawa

The False Bottom in Abbott’s Hat
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