March 15, 1958

We took our girls on an Arctic vacation 2425
Articles

We took our girls on an Arctic vacation

It was unheard of—a family attempting the perilous eleven-hundred mile trip down the treacherous Mackenzie to Aklavik in a 14-foot boat. It brought us up against real danger as well as excitement and we’d never try again — but here’s how we proved it could he done
THE NON TAXABLE LOVES OF MRS. OLLENBERGER 2021
Fiction

THE NON TAXABLE LOVES OF MRS. OLLENBERGER

She was rich, Jarvey knew. His plan was simple: marriage, then murder. That’s how he learned where she got her money
They'll swindle you by telephone 1213
Articles

They'll swindle you by telephone

There’s a fifty-fifty chance you’re on the sucker lists of racketeers who use the phone to charm or shame you into supporting obscure good causes —and keep most of the money. Here’s how they operate and why they’re seldom caught
THE COMING REVOLT AGAINST LEISURE 1819
Articles

THE COMING REVOLT AGAINST LEISURE

Arise! Cast off the tyranny of the shorter work week! Join the anti-leisure movement and labor longer for less! You have nothing to lose but boredom
The great back - to - school boom 2223
Articles

The great back - to - school boom

A million executives, housewives and immigrants are using their bigger leisure budget to learn skills and hobbies. Here’s a report on the strongest surge in adult education the nation’s ever seen
How Laurette Faces Life 1617
Articles

How Laurette Faces Life

Under the masculine nom de plume of Jean Despréz, Mme. Larocque-Auger keeps French-Canadian soap-opera fans in a lather, comforts the lovelorn, conducts an epic fight with critics and lives the life her wistful public expects
The large family isn’t the best kind now 89
For the sake of argument

The large family isn’t the best kind now

When my mother was a little girl in Mauve Decade Boston the house was always bathed in reverential silence when Father came home from the office. The canary sang and that was the signal for the kettle to be put on for Father's tea, but no childish voice was to he heard and no female prattle.
Old charmer on stage, new champion on TV 1011
London Letter

Old charmer on stage, new champion on TV

Something is happening in the vast organized industry of British entertainment. It may or may not prove significant but some of us are daring to hope. But perhaps my story should be put down in proper sequence. In London we have two state opera houses.
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

WHEN NEW COLORED LIGHTS begin playing on Niagara Falls June 20, it will be more than a figure of speech. The 20 powerful lights (each 97 million candlepower) will be electronically controlled, and an operator at a console-organ-type keyboard will change color patterns instantly with a few flicks of his fingers.
Mailbag 45

Mailbag

Hugh Garner’s Recipe for Eating Out and Staying Alive (Jan. 4) was exactly my sentiment on Canada’s restaurant business. However, he made one mistake. By overemphasis, he gave the impression he was only fooling. Unfortunately it is anything but that.
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