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National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1945 - The Socreds (Social Credit) Come To Town / Will We Want International Sport?
Winnipeg: Stovel / National Home Monthly. Paperback. 76 pages. Features: Colour ads for Parker Pens (Fit for a King!), and Canada Dry; What is to be Settled at San Francisco United Nations Meeting?; One-page Trans-Canada Telephone System shows smiling Canadian soldier with crutch using payphone; Editorial on Postmaster's call that mail be more carefully addressed; Great one-page ad for movie National Velvet, starring Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor; Can Science Bring Back the Dead?; A Jump to Conclusions (short story); Let's Give Away A Million Square Miles! - proposal to give away a huge chunk of the North-West Territories to the U.S. who can then finance its settlement; The Flying Tiger of Tuttle Hollow (short story); Will We Want International Sport? - photo-illustrated article on international sport and its future after WWII (with photo of Canada's Percy Williams winning the 100m at the Amsterdam Olympiad in 1938; The Affair at Saltover Priory (short story); The "So-Creds" (Social Credit) Come to Town - interview with federal party leader Solon Low with photos of him and Alberta Premier Ernest Manning; Love at Second Sight (short story); One-page Kodak ad features photo of Cpl. A. Romeike of Medicine Hat and his sister Lieut. Amy Smith of Vancouver, taken at a Canadian hospital in northwest Europe; Ventures in Victory Gardening; Classy one-page "Buy Victory Bonds" ad sponsored by Northern Electric features the Soldier's Creed and the Civilian's Creed; Photo of Joan Davis in Arrid ad; 1/3-page ad for the Canadian Ice Foundation features photo of bayonet; Preventing colds in children; Interesting centrefold ad by the National War Finance Committee describes the eight types of Canadians; Article entitled "A Letter From Home" about Canadian seamen includes photo of Leading Seaman James M. Baxter, of New Westminster, B.C. distributing mail to his mates; Photo and description of newly discovered German landmine made mostly of glass to avoid detaction; One-page ad by the Department of Veterans Affairs explains that War Veterans Insurance is now available; Jergens Lotion ad features photo of Marguerite Chapman; Nice one-page colour-illustrated Singer sewing machine ad; Colour Charlie McCarthy comic in Chase & Sanborn ad; Cooking article on the skillet; Conservation tips; Fashion illustrations; Charming colour illustration of Shirley Temple in Woodbury Powder ad; World Sayings; One-page ad by the Department of Veterans Affairs inside back cover explains government credits for education or land settlement available to returning veterans; Excellent colour back cover Coke ad features sailor in soda shop with two lovelies; and more. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. Lower seven inches of coverfold secured with archival tape. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1945. First Edition.
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