November 23, 1957

A MACLEAN'S NOVEL AWARD

FLORENCIA RAY

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ORDEAL ON MOUNT HOWSON

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We sailed our kids to Florida

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A MACLEAN'S NOVEL AWARD

FLORENCIA RAY

Monica tore the roses and scattered the petals. "It’s picture language,” she said. “It says, ‘Watch out, he careful, you might lose your own head.’”
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ORDEAL ON MOUNT HOWSON

With two staunch friends Rex Gibson, Canada’s most famous mountaineer, was climbing the peak that had beaten him three times before. Then, at 7,000 feet, began an epic of endurance, pain and heroism that will endure as long as man pits his strength against the towering rock of nature
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We sailed our kids to Florida

In our homemade schooner we rubbed shoulders with a shark, a hurricane, sea tramps and the floating rich. But when we got there all we wanted was a stiff breeze on Lake Ontario
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THE GREAT BIRTH CONTROL TRIAL

For six months in an Ottawa courtroom an historic battle studded with famous figures flashed around a 28-year-old book clerk while the world watched. Was Dorothea Palmer a criminal for spreading birth-control information among Catholic mothers?
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The spinster who lectures wives on love and childbirth

once delivered fifty babies in one month; her book on life and love is a current best-seller; she’s swamped with lecture and TV offers. “Fantastic endurance” makes it possible and straight talk makes it stick
Why the west will win the Grey Cup this year... and next... and next... and next 2021
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Why the west will win the Grey Cup this year... and next... and next... and next

On the last Saturday of this month, every Canadian who knows that a halfback is not fifty cents change, and thousands more who don’t, will find themselves in the grip of a fashionable paralysis called Grey Cup fever. Debating the great annual question—Will the east win? Will the west win?—taxi drivers will draw up to the curbs of a dozen cities, escort their passengers to the sidewalks, and punch them on the nose.
The rough and always ready mayor of Winnipeg 3233
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The rough and always ready mayor of Winnipeg

Ever since Canadian-Ukrainian Steve Juba crossed the tracks to storm Winnipeg’s city hall he’s traded political punches with all comers including the premier of Manitoba—and even when he loses he’s a crowd pleaser
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The reluctant rise of Arthur Hiller

Art Hiller didn't want to go to Hollywood. Two years ago, at thirty-one, he was a $7,500-a-year producer for CBC-TV in Toronto and he liked it fine. His assignments were pedestrian programs for the Talks and Public Affairs department, an occasional drama for Ford Theatre and the On Camera series, a couple of installments of a science-fiction show called Space Command.
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We can’t have Christ and Sputnik too

When the news broke about Russia’s mechanical moon I was grimly glad, even though I lamented the coming of the day when our pleasant old earth will be as outmoded by colonized planets as the old culture-cradles of Europe are now outmoded by Russia and the United States.
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But I DON'T WANT the new leisure

What's the use of the long week end, asks Bob, when everyone he knows is worn out trying to relax?
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