April 1, 1954

Growing up with the Nehrus 1415
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Growing up with the Nehrus

How Richelieu Spun his Web 1213
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How Richelieu Spun his Web

The Jesuits were already preaching in the forests. A British fleet lurked on the horizon, ready to pounce on the defenseless French settlements. And in the background, the clever, old young cardinal was twisting Champlain's colony to his own ambitious purpose
THE SHERIFF OFRACTURED JAW 2223
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THE SHERIFF OFRACTURED JAW

NO, LUCRETIUS.” Miss Phoebe Crew, proprietress of Miss Crew’s Millinery, spoke gently but firmly to the manly figure seated opposite her, a cup of tea balanced neatly on his knee, in the parlor of her flat over her place of business. “My mind is made up.
YOU’RE IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS 1617
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YOU’RE IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS

The National Film Board, now in a secret struggle with the CBC about who's going to make our TV movies, adds another chapter to its stormy history. And you're involved, because — like it or not —
Can cigarettes kill you? 89
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Can cigarettes kill you?

Some specialists blame the smoking habit for the alarming increase in lung cancer, which one expert says will afflict one man out of twelve by 1970. Others suggest the cigarette may be blameless. Here’s a report on the most controversial medical topic of our times
In Manitoba Spring Really Does Mean Music 1819
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In Manitoba Spring Really Does Mean Music

This huge prairie musical competition is “the greatest festival in the English-speaking world.” It’s even more than that for twenty thousand youngsters who giggle, squirm, throw spitballs and—most important of all—make the most of their chance to soak up good music at first hand
WHO SAYS THEY’VE GOT NO CHANCE? 2829
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WHO SAYS THEY’VE GOT NO CHANCE?

Educationists said retarded children couldn’t be taught, so six years ago seventy Toronto parents got together to prove them wrong. They founded an experimental school that has since confounded the experts and has inspired other cities to tackle this heart-rending social problem
The Used-Car Kings of the Dazzling Danforth 2627
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The Used-Car Kings of the Dazzling Danforth

There are more cars per mile on Toronto's neon-splattered Danforth Avenue than anywhere else in Canada. Sixty dealers make forty thousand sales a year, including an occasional 'stove' or 'Holstein'
THOSE MOUTH-WATERING MENNONITE MEALS 2021
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THOSE MOUTH-WATERING MENNONITE MEALS

Come into Bevvy Martin’s farmhouse, sit down at the groaning table and dig into the drepsley soup, summer sausage, coffeecake, dandelion salad, Dutch apples and tempting shoofly pie. Man, it really schmecks!
Where even the kids are disc jockeys 2425
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Where even the kids are disc jockeys

Anybody can run CFYK in Yellowknife—and practically everybody does. There’s no permanent staff nobody gets paid and, best of all there are no commercials
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