June 17, 1961

Genius in hiding: DAVID MILNE 1415

Genius in hiding: DAVID MILNE

He was one of a handful of Canadian artists whose paintings have achieved real fame, but he fought shy of people and publicity so successfully that his wife could not even discover his grave. Here, from, private papers and interviews with the. few people who knew him well, is the first full account of David Milne's long exile in the wilderness he refused to leave
Enter two murderers 1415

Enter two murderers

THE LIGHTS OF MY CAR reflected the bright red Danger sign as I turned into the driveway of my suburban home. This was nothing new. The highway engineers had put the sign there years before to warn of a dip in the road a hundred feet farther on and the lights always picked it up as I turned into my yard.
THE MOST APPALLING JUNGLE WAR OF ALLTHE HANDCUFFED FIGHT AGAINST DISEASE 1213
Ralph Allen in Africa

THE MOST APPALLING JUNGLE WAR OF ALLTHE HANDCUFFED FIGHT AGAINST DISEASE

Two Canadian doctors run a modern million-dollar hospital deep in the Congo jungle. But without power, medical supplies or even food for their patients, they practise primitive medicine against the world's most overwhelming disease rate
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What peacetime conscription is doing to the U.S.

By July 1, 1963, the U. S. must renew its compulsory military service act — probably permanently — or abandon it. The Pentagon brass wants to keep it. Not all the boys who lose a two-year bite out of their lives want to scrap it. The rest of the U. S. is bitterly divided. Our Washington editor tells why
FOSTER FAMILIES TEACH SANITY TO THE MENTALLY ILL 2223

FOSTER FAMILIES TEACH SANITY TO THE MENTALLY ILL

Schizophrenics with little to gain from hospital care have made “startling” progress just by living in ordinary homes. Now the farmers of Huntingdon County, P.Q., are raising healthy minds from ill ones by letting their sick boarders behave like normal people
A REPORTER AT LARGEAMONG THE CONGOLESE MEETS THE ÉVOLUÉS—AND RECENT CANNIBALS 1213
Ralph Alien in Africa

A REPORTER AT LARGEAMONG THE CONGOLESE MEETS THE ÉVOLUÉS—AND RECENT CANNIBALS

Seventeen university graduates—évolués—have been trying to run a nation a quarter Canada’s size for a year. Here is how some of them act — and here, too, is an account of the reception their fierce countrymen gave a red-haired reporter
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Ralph Allen in Africa

IS AFRICA THE GRAVEYARD OF THE UN?

“Just as one African problem destroyed the League of Nations long ago, a multitude of new African problems may destroy the United Nations now, and wreck once more the vision of a world that will do its talking first and its shooting second." report by Maclean’s contributing editor
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RETURN TO BERLIN

The last time the Johnstones saw Berlin, they escaped one jump ahead of the Gestapo. This time, they thought they might have to stay one jump ahead of the Red police. But it wasn’t like that
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TRAVEL AGENTS

If you're bored with Paris, they'll send you to a muleteer's bunkhouse in the Khyber Pass—but the smart people are sunning this season on the Indian Ocean. For people who don't know what's smart this season, here's Porter
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FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT

Canadians, stay home

RIGHT NOW, Canada’s reputation abroad is glowing. By accident or design in our diplomacy, we have impressed the Afro - Asians, bewildered the British, bolstered the Europeans and awakened the overconfident Americans. We have become a force to be reckoned with, just as they forecast at Confederation.
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