February 1, 1954

My Six Weeks with The Comrades 67
Articles

My Six Weeks with The Comrades

This young Canadian went to a “peace” rally behind the Iron Curtain with a Communist-front group. Now he tells the strange story of exactly what he did and what he saw
The Fire That Wiped Out Porcupine 2021
Articles

The Fire That Wiped Out Porcupine

What happens when a bush fire roars down on an isolated mining settlement, the lake is the only sure avenue of escape and there aren’t enough boats to go around? Here’s the story of five dreadful hours that cost seventy-three lues
Grammar Is A Waste Of Time! 1011
Articles

Grammar Is A Waste Of Time!

Insistence on "correct and formal" English is a kind of neurosis, he claims. Why should we slavishly follow the fuzzy precepts of some eighteenth-century clergymen?
How Lethbridge Licked The Drought 1011
Articles

How Lethbridge Licked The Drought

Fear that the thirsty Thirties will return haunts every prairie farmer except those who work near Lethbridge. Here's how The Ditch turned southern Alberta into the richest land in the west
How to win an argument 24254
Articles

How to win an argument

If your friendly discussions end in chilly silences read this advice on the art of winning arguments without losing friends
THE 3-D COURT SHIP OF BENNY CRAMBO 2223
Fiction

THE 3-D COURT SHIP OF BENNY CRAMBO

Why did Hollywood tone down the third dimension? Behind this mystery lies a pair of kohl-stained eyes, the gallant heart of Benny Crambo and a weird occurrence that shook the movie moguls to the depths of their platinum swimming pools
Those Happy Days at Harbord 45
London Letter

Those Happy Days at Harbord

SOME HONORS COME later in life than others and, therefore I was gently touched the other day when two letters arrived from Harbordn Collegiate Institute, Toronto. One was from a young lady as head of the alumni association and the other was from the principal, supporting her request.
BACKSTAGE at Ottawa 45

BACKSTAGE at Ottawa

Are We Nearer Our Own Flag?
Christianity—Changing, Changeless? 5859
MAILBAG

Christianity—Changing, Changeless?

My compliments to Fred Bodsworth for his searching article, Christianity —Revival or Decline? (Dec. 15). In his reference to the “march of science” Bodsworth restates some old truths, concepts which were laid down by Herbert Spencer as far back as 1862, when he envisaged a possible reconciliation between religion and science.
PARADE 6061
PARADE

PARADE

IN VANCOUVER police rushed to the scene when a report came in that a man had broken into a car and was trying to steal it. The car was in a lane: a cruiser closed off one end, another the other. They waited. Nothing happened. The police moved in fearlessly and found the thief fumbling with the controls of the car.
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