They call it an aptitude test and feed you trick questions on animals, geography, vegetables, arithmetic, family problems and fancy words. But don’t be fooled. It’s all designed to get you a job scrubbing floorsBy HUGH GARNER11 min
WHEN Wild Bill Hickok, the legendary western scout and gunfighter, arrived in Niagara Falls, Ont., one day in 1872 as the star of the world’s first wild-west show there, he looked like almost any other prosperous visitor in a neat business suit—without his colorful frontier trappings or his fabled pearl-handled .44s.By DUNCAN McLEOD22 min
By nagging cabinet ministers,editors,capitalists, his own colleagues and the general public to within an inch of their lives, Gordon Bates has singlehandedly won crusades in public health that have changed the lives of practically every CanadianBy SIDNEY KATZ21 min
THE PECULIAR events of last summer’s Indian treaty days at Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, began the moment the federal government boat, Peter Pond, chugged in from Yellowknife, sixty miles to the southeast, at noon one Saturday in June.By ROBERT COLLINS20 min
GREY CUP frenzy will be reaching its peak as this appears, particularly in Vancouver which feels like the winner anyway because it wrested the cup game away from Toronto. But things can’t grow any more intense than they did in Edmonton a year ago when the big game took precedence over every other concern, even though the Eskimos were playing two thousand miles away.
IN 1940 the scientific world witnessed the absurd and dismaying spectacle of an entire nation accepting a scientific theory—or pretending to accept it for purely political reasons. The nation was Russia and the scientific theory was propounded by Trofim D. Lysenko.
For ages the Rocky Mountain goat has been a lonely refugee living in the clouds. He can outclimb all his enemies except an avalanche. And even at the point of death he sometimes eludes his hunters by committing suicideBy HOWARD O’HAGAN20 min
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