April 25, 1959

Mailbag 45

Mailbag

Canada is seen as a modern Switzerland Is Tommy Douglas too funny? Why B.C. undergrads are carrying umbrellas
HOW DANGEROUS IS NATURAL GAS? 1415
ARTICLES

HOW DANGEROUS IS NATURAL GAS?

Three quarters of a million Canadians use it. Another million are potential customers. But headlined explosions have made many fearful about using this great power source. To what extent are their fears justified? Is it safe to bring this new fuel into your home?
The University of Toronto: Can it survive sheer size? 1819
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The University of Toronto: Can it survive sheer size?

It’s already too big, claims this graduate, and it’ll soon be bigger. But a searching look at its famous grads — and its current army of 14,000 students — suggests there’s little chance it will become an academic sausage machine
Maclean’s Movies 3233
Maclean’s Movies

Maclean’s Movies

THE MATING GAME: Debbie Reynolds as a Maryland farmer’s frolicsome daughter and Tony Randall as a stern young federal tax-sleuth are co-starred in this noisy but goodhumored comedy. It’s an Americanized version of H. E. Bates’ English novel.
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

Why the royal yacht will be “untouchable” Our next millionaire: he’s outdating zippers
The painter we weren’t ready for 2829
ARTICLES

The painter we weren’t ready for

While James Wilson Morrice lived Canada ignored his art though Europe hailed him as our first great painter. Today his major canvases bring more than $10,000. Here is the colorful story, and samples of the art, of
The hectic scramble for the class of '59 2223
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The hectic scramble for the class of '59

The four seniors at right—being inte viewed, and on the scene of the job they have chosen — are among fifteen thousand who are graduating from fifty two Canadian universities and college this year. Bachelors of arts, 5,659 strong make up the largest group; a dozen specialists in child study are the smallest
Miss Moon’s grueling labor of love 6667
IN THE EDITORS’ CONFIDENCE

Miss Moon’s grueling labor of love

Writers are constantly meeting people who announce gaily that writing must be a wonderful way to earn a living because, after all, it doesn’t involve any real work. Barbara Moon, like any other writer, can vouch for the fact that nothing could be farther from the truth.
Isn't Canada’s word binding any more? 45
Editorial

Isn't Canada’s word binding any more?

What’s the worth of Canada’s word nowadays? If you were advising a foreign friend could you tell him to accept the spoken pledge of a Canadian representative? Or would you have him get everything in writing, and hire a lawyer to read all the fine print, before making or taking any commitment?
THE SLEUTHS WHO PROBE OUR AIR DISASTERS 2627
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THE SLEUTHS WHO PROBE OUR AIR DISASTERS

A twisted sliver of metal, a shard of flesh—such are the clues Canada's little-known “crash detectives" use in solving the mysteries of some of our most spectacular tragedies
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