February 15, 1958

I went around the world in 80 days ... the hard way 2425
Articles

I went around the world in 80 days ... the hard way

Jules Verne’s hero did it and Mike Todd proved it — but they had money. I hitched, fast-talked and smuggled my way by ear, plane and troopship
How the veterans are fighting the peace 2627
Articles

How the veterans are fighting the peace

Their pension battles won without bloodshed, most of them wanted to torget the big war. Only one in five joined a veterans’ group, and the biggest of these—the Canadian Legion—is now slowly becoming just another service club
A noted doctor talks about alcohol and tranquilizers 1213
Articles

A noted doctor talks about alcohol and tranquilizers

Problem drinkers are increasing alarmingly and even some of the helpful new drugs are themselves habit forming. What can he done?
Canadian theatre’s fiery godmother 1819
Articles

Canadian theatre’s fiery godmother

Now that our theatre’s out of the garret to stay, Dora Mavor Moore looks at her fledgling with pride and anxiety and an occasional sigh for the rewards of poverty
How Doug Harvey loafed his way to fame 2223
Articles

How Doug Harvey loafed his way to fame

For years fans and critics lambasted this Canadien defenseman for laziness. But, without straining a muscle, he dawdled his way onto six all-star teams and into one of hockey’s top salaries
Canada’s last great train robbery 2021
A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

Canada’s last great train robbery

It had everything — banditry gunplay and a manhunt. CPR's No. 63 was climbing through the Crowsnest Pass when this drama on wheels began — as it ended — with conductor Sam Jones’ new gold watch
Women should run the world 89
For the sake of argument

Women should run the world

It is obvious that in the present state of society there are too many people moving too fast and making too much noise, all mutually endangering one another’s lives and sanity. It is equally clear that most of the disturbance comes from the males, both young and old, and the real trouble with the world at present is that the plaintive phrase of womankind—it’s a man s world—is all too true.
Alas, to be in England now that winter’s here 1011
London Letter

Alas, to be in England now that winter’s here

This is the period of the year in which I take a firm and unalterable decision. Nor arc these words lightly chosen. Each year the decision becomes more firm and unalterable. And what, pray, is it? The answer is simplicity itself — never to spend another winter in England.
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

THE FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK is labor’s next big target, and it may come soon. Already one in 10 unionized office workers has a 35-hour (or less) week. Machinists and Steel Workers have both approved union convention resolutions demanding 30-hour weeks.
Grits have the “grass” but where’s the “brass”? 23
BACKSTAGE

Grits have the “grass” but where’s the “brass”?

LIBERALS NOW are finding grim irony in the talk, so loud at their convention last month, about “the grass” of the party being dominated and frustrated by “the brass.” As they gird for battle they realize that they have no great shortage of grass and other vegetation, but that real Liberal “brass” is alarmingly scarce.
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