Its muskies weigh fifty pounds. Almost every hunter takes a deer. Its blue-green beauty spellbinds sightseers. New thousands find it every year-and for a few this means the end of a private paradiseBy Robert Collins14 min
When the voters of Manitoba defeated the last Liberal regime on the Canadian mainland and elected the province’s first Conservative government in forty-three years, even Winnipeg papers described the campaign as “quiet.” On that June 16the headlines were being hogged by livelier reports of less worthy activities ascribed to politicians in Quebec, British Columbia and even Washington, D.C. Public excitement was tempered, too, by the fact that Canadians expect Conservatives to win elections these days, and the party led by Duff Roblin had emerged with only a minority government.
Today they’re a mellow joke. But for a few frenzied months in 1923 they were chanted like a litany by millions, and this goateed druggist was the prophet of do-it-yourself salvation for everybodyBy FRANK CROFT13 min
Hundreds of thousands of them are being killed by oil wastes needlessly dumped by ships. A distinguished Canadian naturalist tells what we must do to stop one of the most devastating massacres of wildlife in historyBy JOHN A. LIVINGSTON12 min
In the gallery of famous beauties on the next six pages Yousuf Karsh compares the most glamorous women he has photographed with the mid-nineteenth century models of William Notman —and rediscovers a subtle allure most modern women have lost. Do you agree with him?
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