May 1, 1954

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Down the Yukon in an Open Boat

THE WHITE AND THE GOLD

The exalted deaths of the Midland martyrs

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TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN THE OLD QUARTER

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Down the Yukon in an Open Boat

With two children under six, this unruffled woman and her sourdough husband braved squalls, deadly rapids, submerged logs and ravening mosquitoes as they drifted four hundred miles in a poling boat
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THE WHITE AND THE GOLD

The exalted deaths of the Midland martyrs

With machinelike precision the Iroquois dismembered the once~mighty Huron nation. And with the Hurons died two Jesuit martyrs whose names today shine as brightly as the dreadful fires that destroyed them
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TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN THE OLD QUARTER

The 300-year-old heart of Montreal beats ceaselessly to the rhythm of chansons from the smoky taverns, the rumble of produce trucks, the hum of bargaining, and the wailing of sirens as sea-weary sailors signal their homecoming to the Virgin of Bonsecours
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How to start a city from scratch

Before a nail was driven, Kitimat, B.C., was planned to the last picture window, the first cemetery. A dozen pioneer families are already in their up-to-date bungalows and within a decade they expect their Town of Tomorrow to reach 50,000 population
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The One-Horse Town That Spawned A Giant

Fifty-eight years ago a bibulous Maritimer started a shoestring insurance company in the unlikely village of Wawanesa, Man. He died a poor man, but his “outlaw” company mushroomed into one of the country’s biggest and boldest
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Let's Stop Monopoly Television

TV competition simply isn’t allowed in Canada. Here’s one angry set owner and taxpayer who challenges this decree, insists that the high principles announced by the CBC haven’t been met and that everybody should have the right of free choice between opera and boxing
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HE'S MAKING A LIAR OUT OF KIPLINGZ

Rudyard Kipling held that "East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet;" Nik Cavell, a former violinist and horse trader, is now energetically spending 150 million dollars of our money in a promising attempt to prove him wrong
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A HILL OF SOLID GOLD

The Montreal prospector was ready to abandon his search for gold in the wilds of British Guiana. Then out of the jungle came the naked man from El Dorado
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The men who can't stand marriage

Why will thousands more Canadians desert their wives and children this year? A Maclean's editor probes a baffling social problem that costs the country millions
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The most successful Fraud Show in Business

Gerald Peters isn’t Gerald Peters Memory Music Hall doesn’t exist Some of its best actors are dead The live ones are imaginary The wild applause is canned Happily, nobody’ll believe it
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