January 15, 1954

My first seven days of TV 67

My first seven days of TV

Maclean's put a TV set into the home of this innocent bystander, chained him to a chair mid made him watch the screen for a solid week. Is Canadian television worth the money? Here's one man's answer
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THE BACHELOR WHO TELLS PARENTS HOW

Saskatchewan’s Samuel Laycock converted Canada’s Home and School movement from a weekly coffee circle into a sizzling forum of argument and action for—and sometimes against—his revolutionary methods of turning children into tomorrow’s responsible citizens
That Chivalrous Savage . . . Joseph Brant 1819

That Chivalrous Savage . . . Joseph Brant

His admirers included the Prince of Wales, Talleyrand and biographer Boswell; he was at home in the salons of Mayfair and Broadway—yet the same Joseph Brant was also reviled as a murderous savage who led his Six Nations tribesmen on a warpath of blood and desolation in the Mohawk Valley
THE LONGEST COLD WAR IN HISTORY 2021

THE LONGEST COLD WAR IN HISTORY

TWO YOUNG WOMEN of Humber Bay, near Toronto, were having an argument with an older woman not long ago when they suddenly picked up a sixty-five-pound coal stove and threw it at her. The older woman testified in court that red hot coals fell out of the stove and burned her on the leg.
IT’S 1 TO 2 YOU’VE GOT AN ALLERGY 1819

IT’S 1 TO 2 YOU’VE GOT AN ALLERGY

ROBABLY everyone knows somebody with an allergy. An aunt who can’t wear nylon stockings, a second cousin who goes to the seashore every summer because of his hay fever, or the friend of a brother whose grandfather is a martyr to asthma. There are people who can’t wear metal-rimmed eyeglasses without getting a rash, and a few not entirely unlucky housewives who have been prescribed “no more housework” because they’re allergic to dust.
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A MACLEAN'S NOVEL AWARD

The Message of the Drums

As his tragic saga rushed toward its close, all the failures and frustrations that had turned Carlyle Sinclair's life into a hell of indecision reached their breaking point. Now, only the throb of the tribal drums seemed to hold an answer to his dilemn
Sir Winston Faces the Storm 45
London Letter

Sir Winston Faces the Storm

CONSIDERING the time of the year it was a lovely sunny day and I do not doubt that Sir Winston Churchill's spirits soared as he made the short journey from No. 10 Downing Street to the House of Commons. The House was meeting at 2.30 p.m. as usual.
What We Don’t Know About The U.S. 45
BACKSTAGE at Ottawa

What We Don’t Know About The U.S.

EVERYBODY talks about Canada-United States relations and now the international Chamber of Commerce proposes to do something ahout them. Its Canada - U. S. committee is commissioning a booklet for distribution in both countries to correct some of he misconceptions among each people about the other.
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MAILBAG

Charity’s "Unholy Mess"

As a staff member for thirty-five years of the Canadian Mental Health Association, I was interested in Sidney Katz’ brilliant article on The Unholy Mess of our Charity Appeals (Nov. 15). While I agree with much that Mr. Katz has to say, I feel that he has not sufficiently emphasized certain salient facts and considerations.
PARADE 6061
PARADE

PARADE

IN VANCOUVER a woman was fined one hundred dollars and had her license suspended for three years. The reason: Sitting in a parked car she put it into reverse and plowed sixty feet backward over a lawn and into an apartment building. Damage: one hundred and fifty dollars.
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