May 24, 1958

JOHNNY LONGDEN tells his own story 1213

JOHNNY LONGDEN tells his own story

Here, for the first time, history’s most successful jockey tells the story of his own rough-and-tumble race from an Alberta coal mine to pre-eminence on the race tracks of the world
TRADE SECRETS of the COMBINES DETECTIVES 2021

TRADE SECRETS of the COMBINES DETECTIVES

Price-fixers may fleece you on anything from bread to eyeglasses— but sooner or later they lock horns with Ottawa’s combines investigators. Today these big-business sleuths are opening two new "cases" a week. Here’s how they work
Should you send your child to camp? 2425

Should you send your child to camp?

An anxious parent reports the results of a month-long investigation — when to send a child to camp, how to choose the best camp for him, and some surprising facts about camps and camp life
Pearl McLeod’s old-fashioned kitchen 2627

Pearl McLeod’s old-fashioned kitchen

A hallowed institution-once as familiar as the buggywhip-is vanishing before the onrush of push-button housekeeping. But in outposts like Penobsquis, kitchens like the McLeod’s still play their historic role as “the heart of a home”
How to plan your retirement 2829

How to plan your retirement

DO YOU KNOW What pension plans cost you—and what you get? Which of the thirty major systems is best for you? How to cash in on new tax benefits? IT CAN COST YOU THOUSANDS IF YOU DON’T
WHY THE WORLD WANTS MORE OF THE Théâtre du Nouveau Monde 1819

WHY THE WORLD WANTS MORE OF THE Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

With Gallic audacity these Montreal stars showed Paris how to play Molière. Now, with invitations from three continents,they're off on a half-year tour that may make French-Canadian theatre famous
BACKSTAGE 23

BACKSTAGE

Can the Liberals muster enough snipers?
For the sake of argument 89

For the sake of argument

Deterrents don’t prevent wars — they start them
How the Dutch sold Canada on tulips 2223

How the Dutch sold Canada on tulips

We took tulips for granted until Queen Juliana’s present of thousands of bulbs turned Ottawa into a gardener’s heaven. Now we’re planting them by the million every year
This is Longden 1415

This is Longden

Johnny Longden, the incurably rich jockey who has won 5,150 horse races—better than two hundred more than any other rider who ever lived— was lying on his back on a big red-leather divan watching one of his seven television sets when his wife Hazel led me into his den.
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