The housekeeper, Lilian, had come knocking at his door at dawn. She had just found Edwina dead. “She woke me up at three,” cried Lilian. “She seemed to feel better. She sent me out on an errand. When I came back, I looked in and found her ...” Clarence shuddered.By YVES THERIAULT9 min
Canadians have the habit of assuming that they are on the side of the angels and that Americans rush in where angels fear to tread. Consequently when something dramatic occurs like Herbert Norman's suicide, we usually take for granted that Canada is right and the United States wrong.By ARTHUR LOWER8 min
One morning several years ago I dropped in on a young parliamentary assistant, recently appointed, who was having his first good look at Big Government from the inside. He was working on estimates, one of those thick looseleaf volumes that contain all the spending plans of a government department, and his mood was one of exasperation.By BLAIR FRASER6 min
Late one recent Saturday evening, after a ceremonial dinner at the new Stationers’ Hall, I walked down Ludgate Hill and into Fleet Street—the Street of Ink, centre of London’s newspapers. The presses of the Daily Express were roaring like Niagara Falls, belching out tens of thousands of copies for London and the south of England.By BEVERLEY BAXTER4 min
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