September 28, 1957

What kind of man was Herbert Norman? 2223
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What kind of man was Herbert Norman?

Why, though his conscience was clear, his friends steadfast and his enemies discredited, did this brilliant diplomat take his life? This careful and penetrating study reveals the complex human being behind a great human tragedy
Rosa Tremblay and her seven sets of twins 1819
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Rosa Tremblay and her seven sets of twins

Doctors can't explain them and Rosa can barely cope with them. She serves meals in three shifts and it takes a week’s wages to buy food for three days — but the Tremblays are ready for more
William Lawrence and his wonderful windjammer 3637
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William Lawrence and his wonderful windjammer

Bluenosers scoffed and debts piled up like leaves in the fall. But the stubborn Nova Scotian built the world’s biggest sailing ship and took her around the world on a voyage that’s never been equalled
The comedian the who made House of Commons 3435
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The comedian the who made House of Commons

John Pratt wasa smash hit in the NavyShow, a moneymaker as an architect, and a “mayor in a million.” Now he's an MP and he isn't clowning any more
tells about the boom in bird watching 2627
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tells about the boom in bird watching

The fifteen paintings by Fenwick Lansdowne on these and the following pages depict fifteen graphic reasons why bird watching is becoming a booming hobby in Canada. Birds, of course, have always been as beautiful and dynamic as Lansdowne’s brush portrays them, but never before have so many people observed the fact for themselves.
Joseph Tucker’s triumphant retreat from the twentieth century 1415
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Joseph Tucker’s triumphant retreat from the twentieth century

In the Saskatchewan log cabin he built 46 years ago a rebellious recluse sets his clock by his own system and lives richly on a fraction of his $850 a year. This is the story of
THE UNSEEN WORLD OF Taste & Smell 3839
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THE UNSEEN WORLD OF Taste & Smell

We’re not so smart. Animals can hear with their noses, insects sniff with their feet and salmon taste their way home from the seas
Bax takes a belt at the Queen’s belted critics 1213
London Letter

Bax takes a belt at the Queen’s belted critics

Sufficient time has elapsed for us to consider coolly and dispassionately the strange outburst against the Queen by two young peers of the realm. That it was in bad taste, that it was vulgar and that it was cruel no one can deny, but what we have to decide is not merely the motive but to what degree there was any measure of justification for the outburst.
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A DEATH AND A ROMANCE IN PLOUFFE FAMILY BOOK BY HUTCHISON / PRAIRIE RACING KING
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Hangover at the OK corral

What would really happen in those Hollywood westerns if the stars drank all that hooch? Here’s Robert Thomas Allen’s script —
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