November 1, 1950

PART THREE DON’T CALL ME BABY FACE 1617
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PART THREE DON’T CALL ME BABY FACE

When 16-year-old 108-lb. McLarnin set out to conquer the world he seemed so harmless nobody would give him a fight. He and Pop Foster were down to their last $4. Three years later New York and the Big Time were bidding for him
The Isles of CODFISH AND CHAMPAGNE 89
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The Isles of CODFISH AND CHAMPAGNE

Nestling under Newfoundland like eggs under a hen are the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon where vintage wines at $1 a bottle foam every night in the cafes on the quay to brighten the fading traditions of the Old World
LET'S MARRY For Your Money 1011
Fiction

LET'S MARRY For Your Money

Here it was, a superbargain — beauty with wealth. He had hit the jackpot. And there wasn’t anything too wrong about marrying for money — or was there?
OIL TOWN MAYOR 1213
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OIL TOWN MAYOR

When the boom struck Redwater (pop. 160) what the town needed most was everything. And all it had in the bank was $732. Here’s how Mayor Len Walker and his council coped while the population jumped 20 times and the problems spurted like gushers
DINNER OVER AT MADAME BURGER'S 1415
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DINNER OVER AT MADAME BURGER'S

For years the people from Parliament Hill have been crossing the river to Madame Burger’s where queens, princes, diplomats and dancers dine off snails, steak and heart of palm tree
How To Get Rich Selling Houses 2021
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How To Get Rich Selling Houses

In 1946 Ernest Ridout left his milk wagon to grab a ride on the housing boom. With a weak heart and the gift of the gab he set out ringing doorbells, put himself on top of the real-estate heap. And he’s still only 31
THE SHMOO OF THE COUNTRY 2425
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THE SHMOO OF THE COUNTRY

Canada’s caribou is a real department store on four legs. He provides food, clothing, heat, weapons, even salad. Yet all the recognition he gets is his face on the back of a coin
I FLEW IN OUR NEW JET FIGHTER 67
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I FLEW IN OUR NEW JET FIGHTER

The first reporter to fly in Avro Canada’s CF100 twin-jet fighter tells you what it’s like at 10 miles per minute in the perilous atmosphere, and gives you a chilling preview of war in the new air age
The Duke Was Indiscreet 45
LONDON LETTER

The Duke Was Indiscreet

THERE has been considerable criticism of the Duke of Windsor for breaking with tradition, at any rate British tradition, and writing his memoirs for publication during his lifetime and for a very high fee. It is perhaps only fair to state that the criticism has been stronger in the Dominions than in Great Britain.
The Terrible Secret of M. Laroche 1819
Fiction

The Terrible Secret of M. Laroche

TO A great many in the Quebec village of Beauval the death of Simon Laroche, the little watchmaker, who had become the great Senator Laroche, brought passing sorrow; to one man, however, it brought the greatest joy and sense of release from bondage he had known in 20 years.
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