COAL can be had for the taking this winter in Lillooet, where the stuff normally costs $25 a ton. But you have to bring your own truck. The Santa Claus is Manfred McGeer, Vancouver lawyer associated with the Hat Creek Coal Mines of Lillooet. A flood on Hat Creek last summer washed the overburden from several thousand tons of good-burning coal not far from the colliery, which has not operated since before the war.
I read with interest and some confusion your article “Don’t Be Cruel to Your Steak” (Dec. 1),particularly that section devoted to the importance of searing (“searing is absolutely essential,” etc.). I have just finished reading a pamphlet “Cooking Meat in Quantity,” published in 1944 by the authoritative Livestock and Meat Board’s Department of Home Economics .
IN THE year 1803 William Conolly, a young Irish clerk in the service of the North West Company, who ultimately became a Chief Factor of the Hudson’s Bay Company, married in the Rat River country in the West a Cree maiden named Suzanne. They were married, as the phrase went, “according to the custom of the country”— that is, without book, bell, or candle.
OUR teeth have been so firmly clenched with envy that we were afraid we’d never be able to tell you about the official opening of the new Maclean - Hunter mechanical plant, nine miles north of the downtown Toronto buildings which house our editorial and business operations.By The Editors2 min
FLOOR prices for farm products sound like a good idea. After all, the farmer is entitled to some security. Nobody wants to go back to the days when the price of wheat was so low that a farmer’s net return for a season’s crop was less than the freight charges to take it to market.
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