It came as no surprise to the connoisseurs of that modern political phenomenon, the TV Convention, that the image the Progressive Conservative Party presented to the nation during its recent Ottawa rally was distorted, fuzzy and baffling.
The world’s largest oil supply is locked within these strange deposits. Nobody has successfully tapped it. Now another company is taking the gamble — to the tune of $ millions. Can it succeed where so many failed?By ALAN PHILLIPS17 min
Speak of some person in his absence, and the odds are that the very next person yon encounter won't be him. When you have a cold just take plenty of good stiff exercise, and in no time at all you'll feel a whole lot worse. Mixing your drinks can cause you some trouble, but what can really knock you for a loop is lapping up too many of them.By PARKE CUMMINGS1 min
Diana van der Vlis hit the Great White Way with a splash few girls even dream about . . . star of a hit play, rich movie contract, talk of the town. Everybody’s excited about it except DianaBy JUNE CALLWOOD14 min
The Big Lie—the technique used by Hitler to mislead millions—became largely discredited with the demise of its masters. Rut the fashion in hypocrisy has merely changed: today we are in the era of the Little. or Shortterm. lie. The idea of the new technique is this: if you can make enough people believe a falsehood for just long enough to achieve your aim, it doesn’t matter if you are eventually found out —especially if the aim is an innocent one, or not really very harmful.By MAVOR MOORE SAYS10 min
It is a long-established custom to speak well of the dead, but not even a professional flatterer could drop many compliments on the grave of the recently deceased year of 1956. Certainly as far as the nations of Europe are concerned there can be nothing but relief in welcoming the infant New Year of 1957, mewling and puking in the arms of Father Time.By BEVERLEY BAXTER7 min
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