November 9, 1957

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We’ve taken the fun out of motoring

A MACLEAN’S NOVEL AWARD

FLORENCIA BAY

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We’ve taken the fun out of motoring

Father’s Model T looked like a traveling tool box compared with today’s cars that have everything. Bob, who remembers when life was simpler, they’re just worry on wheels— and he’s got the bills to prove it
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A MACLEAN’S NOVEL AWARD

FLORENCIA BAY

On Canada's far west coast prospector Pat Crogan, in search of gold, finds himself being drawn into a web of death, disappearance and romantic intrigue. With the Jacks — father Charlie and pretty daughter Monica — he visits Alberni to buy acids for his prospecting and liquor for Indian Charlie.
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Mailbag

Stop Blaming Teen-Agers for Wild Driving, says a Preview item (Oct. 12). How in the name of all that’s sane can you deny that teen-agers are responsible for more accidents than any other group? How do you reconcile the ghastly toll of human life and senseless destruction on the highways with the smug admonition to withhold censure of brainless young punks who infest our highways?
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We started life over by starting a zoo

Dorothy and Fred Tapley were in their forties and life was getting dull. Then they began sheltering unwanted animals—and didn’t stop. Now they and their children have thirty wild animals and a new full-time career just doing what they like best
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BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

OUR HAVEN FROM THE BIG BAD WOLF

A DIPLOMATIC PROBLEM before the Queen’s visit to the United States was to decide who, among eleven Commonwealth ambassadors, should go with Her Majesty to the celebration in Jamestown, Va. A Washington wit suggested this formula: “Send the representatives of Virginia’s two mother countries — Britain and Ghana.”
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A new way to keep house and hold a job

Most of the ladies at Office Overload and similar companies across the country have discovered that combining a home and a career can be nearly painless. The secret: name your own hours and pick your own boss—who might even turn out to be Bob Hope
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The man who’ll speak for Canada

In Ottawa and many another world capital they’re asking about Sidney Smith. What’s he like personally? How, if at all, will he change his country’s foreign policy? Can he burst out of the shadow of the Pearson legend?
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My most memorable meal: No. 33

The day we ate with the cowboys

When I hear self-styled gourmets arguing about the respective merits of French cooking, Italian cooking, German cooking. Chinese cooking, Japanese cooking, Mexican cooking. Hungarian cooking and all the other kinds of cooking much talked about these days, I feel sorry for the poor fellows.
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David Thompson’s lonely crusade to open the west

With Bible and sextant he ranged the wilderness and charted half of Canada. He was one of the greatest map makers who ever lived, but he died in poverty, spurned by the nation he helped create
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Parade

Love in the afternoon

One balmy early-fall day a chap who works high up in the Canada Life building on Toronto’s University Avenue stared out the window after lunch in the employees’ restaurant, wondering whether to go for a noon-hour stroll. Far below he recognized a friend of his, and looked again because this bachelor acquaintance was strolling down the midavenue boulevard hand in hand with a girl.
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