ON AN AUGUST MORNING IN 1945, very early on a day that turned out to be a warm and sunny one, seven United States Air Force B-29’s left the Pacific island of Tinian and began a six-hour journey northwest to Japan. Three of the planes went thirty minutes ahead, to scout the weather.By Ralph Allen
IN THIS FAIRLY PROSPEROUS SUMMER of 1962, it's an unhappy anomaly that close to 4.000.000 Americans and 500,000 Canadians are still out of work. Yet most of them expect, and have expected right along, to be wage earners again sooner or later, and their confidence has been strengthened by a rise in the demand for labor as compared with that in 1961.By IAN SCLANDERS
A MILLION OR MORE CANADIANS are expected at the World's Fair in Seattle, Washington, this summer, and Seattle is hopefully looking for ten million visitors altogether. When we were there, a week after the sixmonths fair opened on April 21, there were about 40,000 people a day at the fairgrounds — about par with Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition or Winnipeg’s Red River Exhibition.By ROBERT METCALFE
ONE MORNING RECENTLY a girl parked her sports car on Centre Ave. in downtown Toronto under a “no parking at any time" sign. When she returned in half an hour her car bore a familiar yellow two-dollar parking tag. So did the three other cars on the block.By ERIC HUTTON
AN ANCIENT EDITORIAL BROMIDE, the one that says “strikes are like wars, they do nobody any good,” has been enjoying a revival lately. Spoken by the voice of management it’s a trite chestnut; what makes it sound new and even startling is that it's now being echoed, warily but audibly, by responsible spokesmen of organized labor.By GRATTAN GRAY
A FEW HOURS BY TRAWLER from Canada's Atlantic coasts the Soviet Union is carrying out the biggest, most relentless fishing operation in history. It threatens the livelihood of 45,000 Canadian fishermen, the economy of the Atlantic provinces, the east coast's $60,000,000 fish-selling business and, ultimately, the future of all fishing for the men of sixteen countries who fish the waters off Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.By JOHN D. HARBRON
Congratulations on publishing a very fair and well-balanced article on chiropractors (Can you trust a chiropractor v.ith your health? June 2). As long as people continue to behave like human beings instead of machines, the quacks, the eultists, the reflexologists and the food faddists will be with us for a long time yet.
A VOTER LIKE ME, someone who adheres to the right in politics, has no party to support in this election. I believe there are a lot more of us than there appear to be. or than politicians are apt to think. We go to the polls because, in our old-fashioned way, we believe that citizens in a parliamentary democracy have a duty to exercise their franchise.By BASIL DEAN
FOR THE LAST FOUR YEARS two Montreal brothers, Paul and Peter LeBrooy, have believed that they own some of the most precious sculpture on this continent. But they didn't know for sure until late in May, when a man came from England to look at seventeen pieces of sixteenth-century fired clay which the LeBrooys keep, wrapped in cotton wool like jewelry, in a safetydeposit box at the Bank of Montreal in Dominion Square.By ROBERT FULFORD
About jazz musicians: Three University of Pittsburgh doctors have studied 30 of the world’s top performers and found them as far out as the music they play. In youth, the musicians turned to jazz to escape conformity and a dominant parent — usually mom.
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