October 16, 1965

Front-line letters to my son 2829

Front-line letters to my son

This is how it was, 20 years ago, as the push into Germany began and the days of killing drew toward a close. This is how men died in the flicker of chance and some, surprised, did not -among them a Canadian officer who kept this poignant journal of
WORLD HOPPING —IT’S FOR THE BIRDS 3031

WORLD HOPPING —IT’S FOR THE BIRDS

How far will a bird watcher go to watch birds? Recently 33 avid birders, guided by the author, went the limit—around the world. Their first stop: Japan. Here, and in following articles, is what they saw: people, strange customs, offbeat places—and, oh yes, birds
"ONE HELLUVA WAY TO PICK UP A MOOSE” 38h38i
MACLEAN’S LEISURE LIVING

"ONE HELLUVA WAY TO PICK UP A MOOSE”

He was nudging 60, thin as a string, straight as tapwater. His name was Lester Dorsey and he knew where the moose were, he claimed. So there we were, riding on the backside of nowhere, hungry as sin, and watching each other’s faces for frostbite. But you had to admit Lester talked a mighty good hunt
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THE BIG AIRPORT

Toronto International is one of the world’s newest, most imposing airports — a $38,000,000 complex handling 3,000,000 travelers a year. Here’s the drama they seldom see — behind the scenes at
UNSPOILED PARKS OR NEON JUNGLES? 1617

UNSPOILED PARKS OR NEON JUNGLES?

Ten million visitors each year to enjoy the beauty of our national parks and ten thousand people prosper by selling them food, accomodation and souvenirs. The government's dilemma is how to cater to the visitors without allowing the facilities to become eyesores that will turn Canada's parks into wilderness slums that nobody will want to visit. (story continued overleaf)
The HAPLESS HERO who “SAVED” UPPER CANADA 2021
A Maclean’s Flashback

The HAPLESS HERO who “SAVED” UPPER CANADA

The Family Compact ruled, the Radicals wanted to, and Upper Canada teetered toward rebellion. Then handsome Francis Bond Head arrived as lieutenant-governor, and stumbled into history as the tragic-comic butt of schoolboy jokes-and now, perhaps, the subject of some second-thinking
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MAILBAG

MAILBAG

We’ve got a right to speak our minds / Give-and-take Indian style / Instant Canadians?
THEY LAUGHED WHEN HE STEPPED INTO THE RING WITH HIS CLOTHES ON 3233

THEY LAUGHED WHEN HE STEPPED INTO THE RING WITH HIS CLOTHES ON

After all, for 30 years Whipper Billy Watson has been the ponderous pride of the grunt-and-groan trade...and now here he is, a natty nifty William John Watson, Esq., politician. But the last laugh could be his — he’s been practising it for years, all the way to the bank
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ARGUMENT

ARGUMENT

PROF. C.F.J. WHEBELL says: Of course we give our students the jitters—that’s what university teachers are supposed to do
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MACLEAN’S EDITORIAL

Why we’re looking forward to our next 60 years

BORN IN OCTOBER, 1905, Maclean’s has reached the ripe age of 60. To mark the birthday we blow a few notes on the editorial trumpet, glance at the past, and look forward to being a centenarian. Publishing a magazine is an exciting and chancy business, made more adventurous by lively competitors like TV and paperbacks.
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