October 1, 1953

pses of Heaven and Hell 89
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pses of Heaven and Hell

about it is still scanty. We do know that the victim lives in a disordered world of his own, suffering from hallucinations and delusions. His thinking, mood and behavior are affected. Schizophrenics sometimes commit suicide and murder in response to false beliefs which overpower them.
The first great crisis 1415
the alien

The first great crisis

Carlyle Sinclair hadn’t bargained on this. His first day at school and only one pupil out of thirty-five appeared. How could he keep hauling the rest out of the trees? Then Ezra Shot-Close, the squash-nosed lay preacher, came up with an ingenious solution
Who Will Win The Great Gas Pipeline Stakes? 1819
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Who Will Win The Great Gas Pipeline Stakes?

Five tough, resourceful utility titans are locked in a moltl-million-dollar international poker game for the rights to make fabulous fortunes piping natural gas from Alberta to the big cities in the east and west
EVERYBODY WANTS TO OWN A YACHT 2425
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EVERYBODY WANTS TO OWN A YACHT

Ever since he got into the business he’s been buying lunches for people who say they want a sixty-footer with diesel engines, sleeping eight. Trouble is, most of the time these people, like the rest of us, are cold stone broke
NELLIE WAS A LADY TERROR 2021
A MACLEAN'S FLASHBACK

NELLIE WAS A LADY TERROR

Nellie McClung wrote best selling novels, preached temperance, and hypnotized the west with her fiery oratory. She had only six years of schooling but she helped get votes for women and change the fabric of Canada with the power of her personality
He Keeps Forgetting He’s King 2223
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He Keeps Forgetting He’s King

Frederik of Denmark is the most democratic, most muscular and most tattooed of kings. He doesn’t mind ruling as long as it doesn’t interfere with sailing, romping with his three daughters, conducting orchestras and exchanging wisecracks with his subjects
The Island That's Too Good To Be True 1617
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The Island That's Too Good To Be True

This tiny fragment of New Brunswick has no poverty, illiteracy, shacks or crime. Even the seaweed is edible. And when the school children needed a new textbook the fishermen wrote one themselves. No wonder that Grand Manan is a tourist's delight
Lincoln Lebreton’s One-Man Railroad 3031
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Lincoln Lebreton’s One-Man Railroad

This big brash New Brunswicker makes the rules, sells the tickets and drives the engine of a dilapidated but profitable bush railway that bumps man, beast and freight between Bathurst and an abandoned iron mine that suddenly is Canada’s newest boom area
THE JET-PROPELLED SQUIRE OF TOLETHORPE HALL 2627
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THE JET-PROPELLED SQUIRE OF TOLETHORPE HALL

While RCAF daredevils like Madman Kelly scorch runways at Worth Luffenham, their wives happily fit themselves into life in thatched cottages and ancestral mansions
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London Letter

WHEN CHURCHILL STEPS DOWN

THE LONG summer vacation at Westminster is proving very pleasant after the grind of the last session when the smallness of our majority kept the Government MPs on duty at all hours. Yet I cannot believe that the autumn will come and go—parliament resumes in late October—without an upheaval of some sort.
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