March 29, 1958

Mailbag 45
Mailbag

Mailbag

WHAT WENT WRONG with the BOOM 2021

WHAT WENT WRONG with the BOOM

JUST A YEAR AGO I reported on these pages certain economic predictions. Not my own, for I am no economist; they represented the views of the ablest professional brains in Ottawa. Though shouted down, distorted, and smeared in the election campaign a few months later, these predictions have been vindicated.
The trials and triumphs of a royal career girl 1819

The trials and triumphs of a royal career girl

As the Queen's spinster sister, Margaret plays her unique role on the world stage. How does she view her job? What's the truth about her romances? Here’s a searching look at the Princess we’ll see this summer
Parade 6465
Parade

Parade

Things that go bump in the night
MIKE PEARSON He remembers a tintype town and a “rare" teacher, an old movie and new comedians 1617

MIKE PEARSON He remembers a tintype town and a “rare" teacher, an old movie and new comedians

“The minister’s kid is always subject to a certain amount of attention”
JOHN DIEFENBAKER He recalls buffalo skulls and Riel's lieutenant; Happy Hooligan and a movie 1415

JOHN DIEFENBAKER He recalls buffalo skulls and Riel's lieutenant; Happy Hooligan and a movie

“The course was determined for me as a youngster, undeviating and unchanging ...”
Maclean’s Movies 3031
Maclean’s Movies

Maclean’s Movies

BEST BET TEACHER’S PET: In spite of the fact that it becomes unaccountably slow and solemn toward the finish, this is a bright enjoyable comedy about bigcity newspaperdom. Clark Gable, a self-made city editor, despises academic punditry.
How the “Pocket Rocket” beat his kid-brother jinx 2627

How the “Pocket Rocket” beat his kid-brother jinx

Young Henri Richard fought his way into the NHL past two big hurdles: his size and his name. Now the Canadiens’ rivals are looking fearfully at the rest of Onésime Richard’s hockey-mad brood
The feast that fell flat 4041
My most memorable meal: No. 37

The feast that fell flat

My most memorable meal was a Thanksgiving dinner when I was about twelve. The parents and sister of two brothers I spent most of my time with were suddenly called away for the day and it was arranged that we three boys could try our hand at cooking a small turkey and making our own meal.
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