July 28, 1962

THE BACK-ROOM CONSPIRACY 1415
HUNG JURY

THE BACK-ROOM CONSPIRACY

JUST AFTER THE WRIT WAS ISSUED for the recent general election I found myself genuinely disquieted by the way it was beginning to sound as though there were people who thought they could make up the voters' minds for them. Newspapers had already made the blunt statement that.
WHY DIEFENBAKER LOST CANADA 1011
HUNG JURY

WHY DIEFENBAKER LOST CANADA

AT EIGHT O'CLOCK of a Saturday night in late April, which now barely three months later seems curiously long ago, the Prime Minister of Canada got up to speak in a stuffy little movie house called the Orpheum Theatre in his own prairie town of Prince Albert, Sask.
THE ROSY WORLD OF NUTRI-BIO 1617
HUNG JURY

THE ROSY WORLD OF NUTRI-BIO

Two YKARS AGO, Charles, or Chuck. Young, a husky forty-six-year-old roller-skating rink operator from California, moved to Vancouver and established an enterprise known as Nutri-Bio of Canada. The company specialized in direct-to-the-customer selling of green and yellow mineral and vitamin pills.
"Who could resist 7 mahogany doors at a dollar each? Not us.” 2829
THE ROBIN IN OUR COAL CELLAR

"Who could resist 7 mahogany doors at a dollar each? Not us.”

The foreman, who identified himself as Tony, detached himself from the warmth and asked us if we wanted to look around. “That fireplace,” I said. “How much is it?” “Fifteen dollars. But she’s sold.” A black moment. We asked to see the rest of the house anyway.
A STRONGMAN’S ROAD TO POWER 1011
HUNG JURY

A STRONGMAN’S ROAD TO POWER

ON THE FIRST WEEKEND IN JUNE, a young French Canadian named Raymond Noël, who had just finished his postgraduate study of chemistry at the University of British Columbia, received an urgent telephone call from Montreal. The caller was an official of the Quebec Liberal organization.
WHAT PEARSON WON BY LOSING 89
HUNG JURY

WHAT PEARSON WON BY LOSING

ON ELECTION NIGHT, when the Conservative collapse in Quebec and Ontario was known but the western returns weren't in yet. a re-elected Conservative minister met a newly elected Liberal. "Ha ha," he cried jovially, “you poor devils are going to be the largest group in parliament.
Storing up treasure: the big new payoff in Bible-selling 4849
MACLEAN'S REVIEWS

Storing up treasure: the big new payoff in Bible-selling

FOR THE LAST TEN YEARS Thomas Nelson and Sons have held exclusive world rights to one of the world's hottest publishing properties: the Revised Standard Version of the Bible. When it appeared in 1952 the RSV sold 1,600,000 copies in eight weeks; since then its total sale has gone over 12 million.
QUEBEC REPORT 23

QUEBEC REPORT

THE QUIET REVOLUTION in Quebec took a step backward with the death in Montreal of Le Nouveau Journal. This may seem an unnecessarily gloomy view of the collapse of a newspaper that had been alive only nine months, but it's a view that a great many people here are taking.
A Negro writer states the ugliest facts of American Negro life 4849
MACLEAN'S REVIEWS

A Negro writer states the ugliest facts of American Negro life

THE SLOW, STEADY, agonized emergence of the American Negro as a human being is one of the great adventures of modern history. This emergence — all its complexity, anguish, and hope—is shown in the work of a small, wiry, edgy New York intellectual named James Baldwin.
MAILBAG 67

MAILBAG

Two errors of fact appeared in Ralph Allen's special report on Saskatchewan (There's more fury than sense in the medical care war, June 16). The first is the statement that under the medical care plan "the doctors will bill the government for 85 percent of their bills to patients under the schedule of fees set by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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