December 15, 1950

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IT’S A TOUGH TIME TO BE A KID

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MY NEIGHBORS THE QUINTS

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IT’S A TOUGH TIME TO BE A KID

MANY ADULTS think of the 1-1/2 million Canadians between the ages of 13 and 20 as a race apart. They are frequently pictured as being irresponsible hoodlums who spend most of their time making a nuisance of themselves. It is often said that the younger generation smokes too much, drinks too much, is ill-mannered, promiscuous, and perhaps criminal as well.

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THE WINNING STORY IN MACLEAN’S FICTION CONTEST
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MY NEIGHBORS THE QUINTS

Rumors and myths grew up around Callander’s famous five faster than the girls themselves. Are they dumb in school? Do they wear false teeth? A reporter who’s known them, and the controversial people around them, ever since that startling day in May, 1934, tells the real story
Another Red Pushover in Formosa? 1011
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Another Red Pushover in Formosa?

On their last-ditch island off the China coast 700,000 of Chiang’s troops wait for invasion from the mainland. The Formosans hate them, graft and secret police still flourish, but their U. S. supporters say they’ll fight this time
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LONDON’S RICH & RITZY

With several millionaires to the square mile Ontario’s London tips its cap to nobody. Even citizens who arent in the Four Hundred are calmly certain their town is, well, just a little superior
The Eccentric Empress of Victoria 2021
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The Eccentric Empress of Victoria

This ivy-screened castle goes gently mad each Christmas with jesters, Yule logs and pealing trumpets. For the rest of the year it tries hard to be a hotel but never quite emerges from the serene unreality of its own legends
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THEY’RE WINNING BACK ACADIA

Two hundred years ago an English tyrant drove the Acadians out of the Maritimes. But they returned, fighting oppression, poverty and illiteracy. Slowly but surely they're winning back their homeland with the “revenge of the cradles”
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THERE’S NO DOWN PAYMENT ON AN IGLOO

With the thermostat set at freezing, running ice water in every room, the sturdy snowhouse could be the answer to our housing problem. The catch is, only an Eskimo can build one
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LAST ROUND IN THE 100-YEAR WAR

THE late David Lloyd George once remarked that the greatest nuisance in the House of Commons was the M.P. who had been to Bulgaria during the recess. “There he is,” said L. G., his eyes twinkling at the thought, “an expert forever and forever on Bulgarian affairs because he spent a week end in Sofia.
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New Korean Role for Canadians?

HONG KONG—The Chinese intervention in Korea caught the United Nations Command bending. General MacArthur was so supremely confident that China would stay out that no preparations had been made to meet the new threat. Only a week before, it was announced in Peking that crack American troops had been ordered to return to Tokyo in time to participate in an Armistice Day parade.
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