May 5, 1962

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ASK THE NAME OF THE LION

RALPH ALLEN'S novel of pride, fear and ust in the new Congo
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CASE HISTORY OF A ADDICT

“I’ve told you this story,” he said, “because I know how easy it is to throw away 35 years. It’s almost unbelievable to be nearly (60 and yet just beginning”
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UNDERGROUND WARFARE ON THE HOLIDAY WATERFRONT SUMMER PEOPLE LOCAL PEOPLE

are driving north in winter to put city men on country councils. They leant to keep down local taxes and keep out commercial tourism. say the land and all the tourists it attracts are their livelihood and that the cottage owners are both ignorant of local problems and patronizing
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HOW TO TELL THE GRITS FROM THE TORIES

As THEY TUSSLE FOR VOTES in the current election campaign, loyal Grits and loyal Tories are damning each other’s politics with the gusty passion of a Sicilian vendetta. Yet the jaundiced elector trying to summarize the real differences between them may end up with only one item on his list: that the Conservatives are in power; the Liberals want to be.
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More laughs to the square revue

SPRING THAW'S fifteenth season looks like its biggest: same square actors, same square jokes and more square laughs than ever
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ALBERTA’S AFFAIR WITH A RAINMAKER

Irving P. Kriek says he can prevent drought and destroy hail. Alberta’s government won’t hire him and meteorologists say he’s a better showman than weatherman. But for six years, farmers near Knee Hill have been taxing themselves to pay him to protect their crops—and most of them think he’s doing it
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EDITORIAL

MAILBAG

Some angry defenders of Chinese Canadians / The navel battle is joined
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BACKSTAGE IN OTTAWA

New Tory election game: baiting Liberal comsymps

Ever since Red-baiting was revived last year as the favorite sport of the American far-right lunatic fringe, Canadians have been righteously assuring themselves that such a smear-and-sneer campaign could never happen in the more temperate political climate of this country.
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QUEBEC REPORT

The astonishing success story of French publishers: now they can make money on books that don’t sell

With a rare (rare? unheard-of) unanimous vote, the Legislative Assembly has decided to provide up to $100,000 a year for “publishers’ insurance.” This means that from new on, when a Quebec publisher has a manuscript that he thinks is worthy but certain to lose money as a book, he can apply to the provincial Arts Council, and if that body agrees about the worthiness (and the cultural affairs minister agrees with that agreement), the publisher will be allowed quite literally to buy insurance against heavy losses.
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PREVIEW

How both sides will fight Toronto’s fluoridation war

The people of Toronto will vote next December on the fluoridation of public drinking water. The showdown will come after a seven-year struggle between Metro Council and the Ontario Government for permissive legislation, and a much longer propaganda battle between such groups as the Health League of Canada (for) and the Citizens’ Rights Association (against), not to mention the Society for the Study of Water, Air and Food Contaminents, and sundry dentists, doctors, chemists, professors and newspaper columnists.
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