August 31, 1957

Fiction

THE NIGHT GRANDMA SWAM THE LAKE

For the sake of argument

Don’t let the experts run our lives

Articles

I made friends with my burglar

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Fiction

THE NIGHT GRANDMA SWAM THE LAKE

It was the swim to end all lake swims. In the all-star east were the white-haired Mrs. Crampton, four thugs called Rocky, a desperate reporter, a delicious damsel— and the entire swim-crazed population of Toronto
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For the sake of argument

Don’t let the experts run our lives

A popular, and proportionately empty, remark of these days is that “our civilization is becoming increasingly complex." An obvious deduction, far too readily accepted by far too many people, is that it can only be managed by specialists.
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I made friends with my burglar

He broke into my apartment and hit me with an iron book end. Then the law took over and I learned that my burglar and every boy like him needed a friend. That friend is me
Dr. Osmond’s new deal for the insane 89
Articles

Dr. Osmond’s new deal for the insane

This renowned psychiatrist wants to tear down our mental hospitals give patients back their self-respect find a pill that will cure insanity
Can Vivien Leigh save the St. James’s? 67
London Letter

Can Vivien Leigh save the St. James’s?

It was Kipling who wrote a poem with the recurring theme that the female of the species is more deadly than the male. We in London have had that theme forcibly brought to our minds by the recent off-stage activities of that remarkable actress and even more rcmarkable woman.
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Can Diefenbaker fulfill his election promises?

He said he’d cut taxes and boost spending; turn “tight money” loose and reverse the housing slump. The odds against him aren’t as great as his enemies hope
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Articles

How to live with a teen-age daughter

Not that he really knows. But at least he's still gam the bewildered prose below will testify
Will Tories’ shouting protect our wheat from the Americans' “giveaway” program? 23
BACKSTAGE

Will Tories’ shouting protect our wheat from the Americans' “giveaway” program?

An interesting contrast between the old government and the new, and one to watch in the months ahead, is their handling of a major difference of opinion between Ottawa and Washington, one that is sure to be discussed at every high-level meeting of the two countries: that is the U. S. program for unloading its mammoth agricultural surpluses, including a billion-bushel mountain of wheat.
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