September 1, 1951

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USA 1951

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The Riddle of the Viking Bow

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Should a Doctor Tell You If You're Going To Die?

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USA 1951

From this report on the people next door — the most powerful nation on earth — one striking fact stands out: The Canadians and Americans are not “just the same"
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The Riddle of the Viking Bow

From the twang of a sinew string old Haluk of the Blue Eyes fashioned a tale of blood and love around a red-bearded giant who came from the far salt sea
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Should a Doctor Tell You If You're Going To Die?

No doctor can say definitely that an illness must be fatal but often he recognizes the signs that point to impending death, When he sees these signs
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MAY NICHOLLS AND HER BORROWED BROOD

Five boys of her own weren’t enough for this energetic farm-wife so she took four more homeless children under her wing. Now she happily does a two-day wash every week and her biggest reward is nine good-night kisses
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DON’T CUSS THE TRAFFIC COP

Patrol Sergeant Walter Porter can’t understand why a man becomes a heel when he climbs behind the wheel. Though he gets sworn at, bullied and threatened, he manages to keep his temper and sanity and almost kills himself with work to try to stop you from killing yourself
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Why They All Hate the Argos

Almost anyone who knows football will tell you that Toronto Argonauts are lucky, stuffy and stingy. What they usually forget to say is that the seven-time Canadian champions are nearly always good and you have to do more than hate them to beat them
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ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN TELLS YOU HOW TO SLAY THEM WITH SMALL TALK

FOR A NUMBER of years now I've found that instead of speaking in epigrams as writers are supposed to do, I keep getting into a peculiar tongue-tied conversation with a man in a dark topcoat who just flew in from Regina. I don’t know whether this man has any hobbies or any particular interests.
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I've won my war against the weed

Here’s a man who definitely quit smoking three times —then stopped altogether. Now all he’s got to do is break his vice for the peppermints he sucks instead
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BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

A Red Trend in Sheep’s Clothing

IT'S A small straw in a very light wind, but the Kremlin seems to have instructed its embassies and satellites to be friendly again. They’re hampered by lack of practice, but they’re trying manfully. Canadian officials here became aware of the new Communist tack as reports drifted in during the summer from twenty-nine missions abroad.
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LONDON LETTER

Skirling Over the Stone of Scone

NOT LONG before the Hitler war I was asked to address the annual dinner of the London Caledonian Society. It was a grand affair. A choir of Scottish lassies sang about the Hebrides and the waste of seas that separate the Scottish exile from his own fair land.
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