March 15, 1952

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THE GREATEST THREE-CENT SHOW ON EARTH

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E FOR A KILLER

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“The Lord will take care of us”

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THE GREATEST THREE-CENT SHOW ON EARTH

The Toronto Star got to be one of the loudest, craziest and most successful papers in the world by unleashing an army of reporters on stories and stunts carefully calculated to please—as well as infuriate—some of the people all of the time
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E FOR A KILLER

Lay down that whodunit and find out how a real life detective gets his man. In tracking the murderer of Alfred Layng, Trigger Payne used the mixture as before: A minimum of magic, a maximum of work and a lot of breaks, some good, some bad
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“The Lord will take care of us”

To the tolling of a bell the Hutterites of Alberta work and worship, turning the other cheek to those who scoff at their beliefs, their beards and their four-hundred-year-old fashions. They stay happy without cars or cosmetics, and stay out of asylums too
MARIE DRESSLER QUEEN OF THE MOVIE QUEENS 2021
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MARIE DRESSLER QUEEN OF THE MOVIE QUEENS

TEN THOUSAND tourists a year go to a small brick bungalow at 212 King Street West, Cobourg, Ont., to visit the birthplace of a movie star who had the shortest of Hollywood careers — four years — has been dead seventeen years, and lived in the house only a short time as an infant eighty years ago.
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THE BEARD

Robertson Davies, playwright, novelist, editor and wit, enjoys firing salvoes like "A lady in Canada is a dowdy unappetizing mammal,” and “Mainspring of a Canadian’s patriotism is not love, but duty.” Yet many people consider him a cornerstone of Canadian culture
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The Princess and the Wild Ones

Jake and the Kid helped pull the strings to get the royal train to take on water at Crocus. But it was Moses Lefthand and Miss Henchbaw who worked out the finer points of protocol
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HOW RACKETEERS SOLD ENTRY INTO CANADA

CORRUPT CANADIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND UNSCRUPULOUS TRAVEL AGENTS HAVE EXTORTED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO SMUGGLE ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS INTO CANADA. THIS MACLEAN'S REPORT ON AN INTERNATIONAL RACKET SHOWS ITS TOOLS INCLUDED BRIBERY, BLACKMAIL AND A BEAUTIFUL BLOND SEDUCTRESS
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QU' APPELLE-The Valley that Calls

A brave’s legendary answer to the dying sighs of an Indian maiden named the lake-linked Saskatchewan valley that refreshes the prairies. But now the ghosts are hidden by shoulder-high crops, hustling ranches, a score of youth camps and summer cottages with names like Linger-Longer
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Did Meyer Get a Fair Deal?

Please accept my compliments on your Jan. 15 editorial, Let the Supreme Court Review the Meyer Case. A member of a regiment in the occupation force, I had the opportunity of attending the trial. It seemed to me a great deal of odd testimony was being allowed to get by with no argument from the defendant’s lawyers . . . I had no reason to feel sorry for a German SS general, having fought against the Germans from Normandy to Oldenburg and been wounded during the Belgian campaign.
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IT LOOKS LIKE TAFT TO ME

I CANNOT remember how many times I have visited America but the emotional process is always the same. For the first few days I almost feel like wearing a Union Jack instead of a waistcoat and telling people how much better everything is done in England.
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