A shy, elderly and virtually anonymous man named Thayer Lindsley personally controls a fabulous international kingdom of gold, silver, copper, zinc and iron. With a genius for geology and finance he has made millions but he has never got around to buying a carBy FRED BODSWORTH21 min
IT WAS APRIL 1746. The damp western winds blowing across the loch from Ben Vorlich carried a new warmth that was melting the last streaks of snow on the flanks of Ben Lomond. On the braes sloping down to the water the snow had gone completely except in the hollows, leaving bare muddy ground and patches of draggled heather.By DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL19 min
He used to carry calling cards because he often couldn’t say his own name. They called him "Yammering Douglass.’’ Then, after years of painful struggle, he hit upon the revolutionary treatment that is helping scores of Canadians master this serious, mysterious afflictionBy SIDNEY KATZ17 min
For five years Andrew Bahr and his men fought their way across the roof of the world with a herd of reindeer to try to make a dream come true in the Canadian Arctic. He won through and became a hero for a day. But it cost him his health and his wealthBy IAN MacNEILL14 min
On New Brunswick’s Campobello, Franklin Delano Roosevelt learned to swim, sail and talk with the “Harvard" accent of fishermen. He wasn’t horn there, though a lot of folk who still miss him like to believe that he wasBy IAN SCLANDERS13 min
For fifty years the rest of Canada has poked fun at Ontario’s flickering lights. Now, in the world’s biggest power conversion job, Ontario Hydro is spending two hundred millions to bring a million consumers up to dateBy GEORGE HILLYARD ROBERTSON13 min
His medical advisers say it is. “If the Commonwealth nations knew the full facts about the King’s health and understood how he drives himself,” says one specialist, “they would insist he take a year off duty to prolong his life”By JOHN COTTON11 min
I AM writing this London Letter having just returned from parole. At nine o’clock this morning the Chief Whip told me that if I could get back in forty minutes he thought it would be all right to dash home, have a bath, a shave and a change of clothes.By Beverley Baxter9 min
WITH the old-age pension an accomplished fact, Paul Martin, Minister of Health and Welfare, has already trained sights on the next objective — national health insurance. Mr. Martin does not fool himself believing it will be easy. Health insurance is a much trickier proposition than the old-age pension (and that even took six years).By BLAIR FRASER6 min
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