August 15, 1952

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Show Girl

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Should Christ be Allowed in the Classroom?

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BUCK HOUSE

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Show Girl

Being chosen Miss Canada in 1949 meant a brief taste of glory for Margaret Lynne Munn, of North Vancouver. Now the tall blonde who hoped to sing at the Met dances in the Copacabana line and dreams of seeing her name in Broadway lights
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Should Christ be Allowed in the Classroom?

More Canadian children than ever before are receiving religious instruction in their public schools while parents, churches and school boards wage a bitter double-barreled debate: Can education really be education if it neglects spiritual matters? But can anything as personal as religion be taught simultaneously to pupils of differing creeds?
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BUCK HOUSE

Behind a screen of plainclothesmen, burglar alarms, watchdogs and servants who gripe pretty much like the hired girl next door, the young Queen runs a palace so large that no one knows how many rooms it has
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The Empire’s Dutiful Daughters

Debunking its reputation for snobbishness the IODE, behind its tireless waving of the Union Jack, raises cash for needy causes and crusades for democracy — so successfully that the Reds consider the Daughters their No. 2 enemy in Canada
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Cora and the great wide world

Benjy came for the summer and the letters followed, fat and important, into the new mailbox. But when he left the world he had made real seemed to go with him
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BIG DONALD at the Throttle

All Donald Gordon knew about railroads when he took over the CNR in 1950 was that the berths weren’t long enough. Now, in spite of what he himself regarded as a dismal beginning, he’s using his shrewd ignorance to highball the biggest railway in the world out of the red
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The Salty Spell of St. Andrews

A musketball discarded by Champlain clinched Canada’s claim to St. Andrews. Since then this New Brunswick haven has lured a Bonaparte, two Fathers of Confederation, a parcel of peers and more millionaires per mile than any town in the land
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THE PORCUPINE GETS AWAY WITH MURDER

For years vacationers have been putting up with the depredations of this bum of the forest for fear of a law that doesn't exist. This marauding jokester, who can kill a bear and make a cottage look like a street closed for repairs, is protected only by his thirty thousand quills
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WE, THE TORIES, BELIEVE...

I AM A READER of Maclean’s as well as a contributor and when the magazine arrives I browse through its pages with the interest of an exile hearing news from home. As a matter of fact Maclean’s is quite a traveler. I have run across many people in darkest Scotland, sunny Jamaica and even New York who are subscribers or, in some cases, “dead-heads” who have it sent to them after their Canadian friends have finished with it.
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