November 1, 1953

Kid In The Klondike 1011

Kid In The Klondike

At eighteen this well-known pioneer survived the Trail of ’98. Before he died fifty years later he set down his experiences as one of the chain of humans who breasted the mountain passes and drifted down the cold grey Yukon to seek an uncertain fortune in the fabulous Klondike
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Does Car Insurance Have To Cost So Much?

Canadians now pay almost as much to insure cars as to build highways for them, yet the major companies say they’re still losing money. Here is an examination of the reasons — and a look at the controversial question of state insurance
The press agent everybody wants to meet 2627

The press agent everybody wants to meet

NICHOLAS MONSARRAT, BRITISH INFORMATION OFFICER IN OTTAWA, DOESN’T HAVE THE USUAL TROUBLES OF HIS TRADE. AS AUTHOR OF THE CRUEL SEA HE IS THE SOCIAL LION MOST CAPITAL HOSTESSES WANT TO TRAP; EVEN HIS OLD PANTS ARE COVETED BY MONEY-RAISING COMMITTEES
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the alien

She's Special, That One... With his promotion to Indian agent, Carlyle's problems grew. But so did his visions and his hopes. Who could lack for hope amid the quiet adventure of watching Victoria Rider growing up?
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The Wonder Plane That Lands On Street Corners

The Beaver takes off from a duck-pond, scoots up mountains and laughs at brutal overloads. The U. S. signed a treaty with Canada just to get a fleet for Korea. Tough pilots in the Canadian bush, in the Andes, on New Zealand sheep stations and in the Arctic swear there’s practically nothing this plane won’t do
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WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN IMPRESARIO

Who gets Yehudi Menuhin his orange? Who soothes Heifetz when they tamper with his Strad? Who’s rich today and broke tomorrow? Why, Nicholas Koudriavtzeff, the Montreal showman who won’t helieve that Canadians don’t want culture
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Look What Comes Out Of HE HAT!

Even apart from its funny name, Medicine Hat, Alta., is unique. With a volatile climate that nourishes rattlesnakes and roses, it’s an industrial cowtown in a prairie oasis that owes its prosperity to a bottomless pool of natural gas under its streets
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Round Trip To ETERNITY

Each man must find out for himself what awaits him on the last long journey. But here’s one man who looked into the limbo and is still baffled by what he saw
How to write a letter 2021

How to write a letter

Canadians spend many millions of dollars on stamps every year to say (ha ha!) that they have nothing to say. Bob doesn't care if you report that you're in jail as long as you Say Something
More & More Rodgers & Hammerstein 45
London Letter

More & More Rodgers & Hammerstein

I AM WRITING this on the eve of the first London production of The King and I, by Oscar Hammerstein and Richard Rodgers. Will that fabulous pair score yet another triumph or will this gentle piece of semi-oriental whimsey mark the turning point of their career?
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