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National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1943 - Alaska Highway / Canada's Future Housing / Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Centrefold Poster
Winnipeg: Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly. Paperback. 64 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Dominion Oilcloth & Linoleum inside front cover includes illustration of amourous military couple; Nice colour-illustrated Pepsi ad features pretty blonde and illustration of boys fishing; News digest includes The Marsh Report, 'Cradle to Grave' security, and more; Nice one-page illustrated Canadian Pacific Air Lines ad explains their substantial contributions to the war effort, amid dramatic air and land battle scene; Colour Ritz cracker ad includes service man and woman; Editorial discusses how the war has tarnished certain words and lifted others; Ford Motor Company one-page ad with illustration of Canadian troops in firefight; One-page Northern Electric ad includes illustration of deHavilland Mosquito; Friendly Invasion - great photo-illustrated article on construction of the Alaska Highway, with photo of Felix Murawski, 74th Engineers of Oklahoma City; Pigs' Feet (short story); The Penalty is Death (short story); Canada's Future Housing - photo-illustrated article explains ideas to be borrowed from Great Britain and the U.S.; Chowder Boy (short story); Sea Water Gurney's Boy (short story); Hollywood News and photos; One-page Parker Pen ad shows mailman handing mother a letter beneath caption "Your boy writes often now!"; Beer is Booze; One-page ad for the T. Sisman Shoe Co. includes great illustration of soldier on motorcycle; Canadian General Electric half-page ad boldly proclaims "Vitamins For Victory"; Woodbury Powder ad includes nice photo of Lana Turner; Magnificent centrefold two-colour (red and black) Victory Bonds ad entitled "Shoulder Your Own Share" includes text on left and, on right, a large illustration of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek super-imposed over scene of fighting in her war-torn China; Army Meals Go Modern - nice photo-illustrated article explains and illustrates meal preparation for the gigantic 7,000 man "army restaurant" at Webb Hall in Toronto; Nice colour one-page ad for Heinz Tomato soup includes illustration of tomato-headed aristocrat in top hat and monocle; Fashion illustrations; Is Your Daughter Happy in the Service? - article with photos of Daisy Horner of Dorset, Ontario, Dolly Mawson and Gay Sutton of Toronto, Elizabeth Cook from Creemore, Wren Barbara McClelland of Toronto, and twins AW2 Beryl and AW2 Daphne MacPhee of Charlottetown; Fashion article; Quotes from around the world; Elaborately colour-illustrated Canadian Pacific - Canadian National Victory Bond ad inside back cover entitled 'A Profession of Faith' includes calligraphy explaining their faith in Canada's future; Nice colour Wabasso Cottons ad on back cover shows mother, daughter and sewing machine; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. Covers detached as one. A quality copy of this excellent wartime issue. . Good. 1943. First Edition.
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