The vanishing Eskimos of the Hudson Bay hinterland have evolved a Law of Life under which a killing is occasionally necessary, that rates paternity unimportant, where theft is unknown and anger the only indecent thingBy FARLEY MOWAT26 min
Captain Kurt Carlsen got a Broadway ticker-tape welcome-home and the plaudits of the world. First Officer Kenneth Dancy, who joined him for the last six days on the sinking ship, went on a motor bike to Hook Green, Kent, for a pint of bitter with the villagers and to finish knitting a sweaterBy McKENZIE PORTER24 min
New inflation and a war economy have hit Canada and the United States since Maclean’s last compared costs of living in the two countries. This new study shows prices still higher in the U. S. but so are living standardsBy SIDNEY MARGOLIUS18 min
Would you like a flesh-eating Darlingtonia in your breakfast nook? Or a Serpent Cucumber for your summer salads? The Dominion Seed House will send you these fascinating monsters and, at the same time, dazzle you with seed that costs thirty times as much as goldBy PIERRE BERTON14 min
In spite of close surveillance, Western diplomats and intelligence agents do get around in the Soviet Union. Most of them agree Stalin doesn’t look for war this yearBy LIONEL SHAPIRO MACLEAN’S EUROPEAN CORRESPONDENT13 min
Historians estimate twenty millions once played the rummy game that came from Argentina in a basket. Don’t you remember?—We played it with two decks, much squabbling and more equipment than a deep-sea fishermanBy JAMES DUGAN13 min
Because he can’t stand bosses, Joe Ferrari has ground out a wheezy fanfare from his ancient barrel organ for forty years. Now he can’t buy new tunes or parts and soon jaded office workers will listen in vain for his twangy tunesBy DOUGLAS DACRE12 min
IF VISCOUNT Alexander of Tunis had been able to stay to the end of his recently extended term he’d have been the same kind of champion among governors-general that Mackenzie King was among prime ministers. Even now he has only two competitors ahead of him in elapsed time:By BLAIR FRASER9 min
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