August 2, 1958

A NEW BOOK THAT CHALLENGES OUR MYTH 1213

A NEW BOOK THAT CHALLENGES OUR MYTH

Are we really a second-rate people?
How to get rich the crazy way...Honest Ed 2223
Why Lake of the Woods couldn't stay lost 1415

Why Lake of the Woods couldn't stay lost

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 paradise
A one-man conquest of Manitoba 1011

A one-man conquest of Manitoba

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.
BACKSTAGE 23

BACKSTAGE

A war for cowards and contemptibles
Do you remember Coué’s magic words? A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK 2425

Do you remember Coué’s magic words? A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

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 everybody
The senseless slaughter of our seabirds 2425

The senseless slaughter of our seabirds

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 history
For the sake of argument 89
For the sake of argument

For the sake of argument

We’re being deceived by the recession
Have women forgotten how to be beautiful? 1415

Have women forgotten how to be beautiful?

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?
London Letter 89
London Letter

London Letter

The private life of my Southgate
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