August 1, 1950

The Clumsy One 89
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The Clumsy One

What could he do? There must be something to make things right again. In quick anger he had struck at the brother he loved. How was this hurt to be healed?
HOW RED DUTTON MADE HIS FIRST MILLION 1213
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HOW RED DUTTON MADE HIS FIRST MILLION

IF RED DUTTON ever has taken a backward step you can be sure he was motivated by the gallant impulse to retrieve a lady’s handkerchief or a $500 banknote. In the first instance, his behavior can be explained by the fact that he is one of nature’s gentlemen.
WHY HALF OUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS QUIT 67
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WHY HALF OUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS QUIT

THE high schools are in the midst of a cold war that has suddenly flared into open flame. With the revelation that more than half the students who start high school in Canada never finish their studies—that more than 100,000 quit every year—the controversy has come sharply into The issue: Will secondary education continue its swing toward a more “practical” form of schooling, or will it shift back toward the old-style classics, abstract mathematics and ancient languages —the brain-teaser type of education whick aimed at the development of mental discipline and hard thinking and left the student to pick up his everyday knowledge on his own hook?
PART 1 The Royal Family of the Seas 45
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PART 1 The Royal Family of the Seas

The mighty Queenships shuttle across the Atlantic with 200,000 travelers each year, bringing a rich reality to Canadian Sam Cunard’s dream of an ocean railway running on schedule
THE MECHANIZED MISSIONARY OF NORTHWEST RIVER 1819
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THE MECHANIZED MISSIONARY OF NORTHWEST RIVER

With a snowmobile, a radio transmitter and a cabin cruiser the Rev. Lester Burry fights the isolation of his Labrador parish and brings practical Christian leadership to his people
A HONEYMOON AT THE FALLS 1011
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A HONEYMOON AT THE FALLS

WE PARKED THE KIDS WITH GRANDMA AND TOOK
ELLEN GOES TO OTTAWA 1415
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ELLEN GOES TO OTTAWA

Canada needs a woman’s voice — this slogan made Ellen Fairclough our only woman M.P. Eva-Lis went along to watch her take her new broom to the House of Commons
The Black Magic Murder Case 1415
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The Black Magic Murder Case

When a blind Indian witch doctor saw a vision in the curling pipe smoke violent death came to the log house in the Ontario backwoods. For there was only one way to break the terrible curse of the Bearwalk
Joe PALOOKA RICHEST PUG IN THE WORLD 1617
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Joe PALOOKA RICHEST PUG IN THE WORLD

Ham Fisher’s brawny clean-cut champion rakes in a yearly purse of $8 millions from comic strips, movies and candy while his creator feuds endlessly with Li’l Abner’s Al Capp
The Day You Meet Your Skunk 2021
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The Day You Meet Your Skunk

One of these days a skunk is likely to walk right into your life. If you treat him like a stinker you’ll lose a new friend and probably a lot of your old ones
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