November 1, 1954

How Marilyn swam the Lake 1213
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How Marilyn swam the Lake

“Her stomach was an aching knot ... She was crying and wanted to quit ... Her coach saw her legs were moving again and told the boatman, ‘Pull away!’” Here’s the incredible ordeal of Marilyn Bell in Lake Ontario and the bizarre and hectic events surrounding it
It's time to bring back Canadian Football 2425
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It's time to bring back Canadian Football

This year television is bringing a game called Canadian football to millions of U. S. viewers. One man whose pride is not stirred is this veteran official who says American influence on our game has gone so far that Canadian fans and Canadian players are both being cheated
Your Luck always starts from Scratch 1819
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Your Luck always starts from Scratch

Dice have no memory. Cards have no friends or enemies. How they turned up last time has nothing to do with how they’ll turn up next time because
How we tracked the Killer Leopard of Kota Kota 2627
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How we tracked the Killer Leopard of Kota Kota

Three African villages each reported a child mangled and slain. The hunter waited beside human bait as death stalked again in the night
TOO MUCH WHEAT 89
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TOO MUCH WHEAT

Mike Stanko has $100,000 worth of wheat on his farm but can sell only $350 worth. Other western farmers still have last year’s grain stored in rinks^ houses and old schools. The cause is a three-year backlog of big crops and tightening markets; the cure is under fierce, uneasy debate
The Forgotten Man of Parliament Hill 2021
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The Forgotten Man of Parliament Hill

For ten years Ottawa has debated a minor mystery: why have both Toronto and its most successful Liberal MP been ignored in all cabinet appointments? Some say it’s because Dave Croll is too outspoken or independent; others say it’s simply because he’s a Jew
IS STEALING A GIRL REALLY STEALING? 2223
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IS STEALING A GIRL REALLY STEALING?

That brief long-ago summer in Newfoundland Robert wooed Tom's girl with bouquets of white lies. Then he found there's something stronger than love
The two lives of JONAS APPLEGARTH 1617
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The two lives of JONAS APPLEGARTH

Some months he’s a Hollywood actor earning $350 a week and hobnobbing with the idols of the bobbysox brigade
Would Britain Forsake the U. S.? 45
Would Britain Forsake the U. S.?

Would Britain Forsake the U. S.?

WHEN you read these words the fateful year 1954 will be moving toward its last stage. It might have been of the Canadian autumn that the poet wrote: “Oh be less beautiful or be less brief.” I remember so well the dying beauty of the countryside when winter plunges its knife into the earth and the leaves turn blood red.
Will new rules hog-tie the Opposition ? 67
Will new rules hog-tie the Opposition ?

Will new rules hog-tie the Opposition ?

THIS TIME last year Parliament Hill hummed with preparations for the first session of the Twenty - Second Parliament. Many people thought a new parliamentary schedule was being set up, with normal sessions running from late fall one year to late spring the next, to the added comfort and convenience of all parties.
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