FIVE days of fog ... no sun, no moon, and no sign of lifting. It, is uncanny to hear the heartbeat of London slow down until it, seems as if it might stop altogether. At night there are strange cries at the crossroads as if from slaves being smuggled down the river.By BEVERLEY BAXTER9 min
Through artificial insemination, more and more couples unable to have children together are happily raising the babies of fathers they have never seen. Are such children illegitimate?By CHARLES NEVILLE16 min
THE 29-year-old wooden bridge across the upper reaches of the St. John River at Hartland, N.B., is an outdated relic. It’s too narrow for present-day traffic, in summer it’s a fire hazard and in winter snow has to be hauled and spread on it so that farmers can cross it with sleighs.
Please keep on spelling “traveler” with one “1,” “flavor” without the “u,” and so forth. Far from being Americanisms these spellings have been used by authoritative writers for more than 300 years.—J. Gordon. By all means give Mrs. J. J. Walker of Edmonton (Mailbag, Jan. 1) two ’ell’s.
THE response to our request for votes and comments on the 24 covers we carried during 1948 proved so generous, varied and cogent that we have been able to reach the following conclusions and make them a major plank of our editorial platform for 1949:By The Editors3 min
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