Newfoundland and Confederation Editor, MacLean’s: I read with much interest the article “Newfoundland Stands Aloof,” by the late Sir Patrick McGrath. I noticed that Sir Patrick only dealt with the disadvantages which appear to him that Newfoundland would be under, were she to become part of Canada, and does not say one word regarding the advantages she would receive by joining Confederation; which shows him to have been strongly prejudiced against Union.
TOMORROW in the great stadium! Zakrinos, the bullgrappler, stopped his weary donkey at the mouth of the gorge. His nostrils widened as he gazed across the clustering houses in the valley below him at the towering palace of Minos. Cnossos again! Cnossos, the city of Minos! And tomorrow he must pitch his skill against the choicest bulls of the Minos.By W. G. HARDY27 min
IS THE relative popularity of the common stock as a permanent investment vehicle likely to decline as a result of the recent stock market collapse? Many students of finance are giving thought to this problem, and opinions so far expressed differ radically.By A. W. BLUE9 min
MY YOUNG friend Margaret wrote me the other day to ask if I could get her a tiny apartment in the city. Margaret is a very new Bachelor of Arts, and has been offered what she is pleased to term “a swell job," which is to be her first attempt to earn a living.By MARY AGNES PEASE8 min
THE grave and prolonged illness from which the King has recently recovered, to the joy of his subjects, revealed the world-wide affection and esteem in which his Majesty is held. The intense anxiety which was felt in the early days of December, 1928, has had no parallel as regards the incessant demand for the latest bulletins.By RICHARD DENT22 min
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.