June 1, 1950

The Girl with the Gingham Heart 67
Fiction

The Girl with the Gingham Heart

John Banberry how could you say such awful things to Richard? He is a good boy and that automobile accident could have happened to anybody. After all, no one was hurt. Where is he? I am frantic with worry. Send him home immediately or you will no longer represent this family as attorney.
AN ISLAND TO SHARE 1011
Fiction

AN ISLAND TO SHARE

Her marriage had lost its meaning in the rush and loneliness of her very modern life. Then she found that contentment was a state of grace bestowed on two in love who had
BUT THE RED MEN DIDN’T VANISH! 89
Articles

BUT THE RED MEN DIDN’T VANISH!

Canada’s attitude toward its Indians used to be a model of simplicity: “Let them die!” Today, although some of its evils persist, the policy of cruelty and neglect is on the mend
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Articles

GREEN LIGHT FOR THE CRAZY QUILT EXPRESS

THE WONDER of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is that it did not end it all long ago by taking a header into the Fraser River, a sheer 2,000 feet below its mountainous right-of-way in British Columbia’s sprawling Cariboo country. Debt, derision and defeat have lurked beyond every curve and hard luck has high-balled down its puny rails for more than 30 years.
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Articles

COUNTRY MINISTER

As the United Church celebrates its 25th year modern young ministers like Elridge Currey put heart and soul into the great tasks that remain
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The Hammer and Van Sickle

The Russians in Austria grabbed off Keith Van Sickle's oil wells and sat tight. But this chunky Canadian pitted an iron will against the Iron Curtain and the Red commissars are still doing business with the boy from Petrolia, Ont.
WHY DON’T ADULTS GROW UP? 1617
Mary Lou Dilworth (21) Asks

WHY DON’T ADULTS GROW UP?

Drape pants aren’t any more sinister than the New Look, and love’s still a serious business at 17 Don’t brush off your teen-ager’s problems
The Spoof That Swept A Continent 2223
Articles

The Spoof That Swept A Continent

Demanding soldier bonuses while alive to spend them, 13 students in 1936 set a screwball snowball rolling. What happened to the Vets of Future Wars?
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A MACLEAN'S FLASHBACK

The Vigilante Massacre

The blackest crime ever committed in Canada was what they called it. And in 70 violent years there’s been no match for what the masked marauders did to the troublesome Donnelly family
Mermaids Made to Measure 1617
Articles

Mermaids Made to Measure

Do you need a wambeezil? Or a whiffenpoof? Archie Johnston liked freaks so much that he started in making his own. A mummy will set you back about $125
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