CANADA: Evangelist to Editor

In its lusty heyday, the Toronto Star, Canada's biggest paper, once hired an entire railroad train to get its men to a story, invariably called liquor "booze," and interviewed heiresses and potentates around the globe. Last week Star readers might have wondered whether they were in for a new era of eccentric journalism: as new boss of the Star's news-gathering staff, the paper named Dr. (of Divinity) Charles B. Templeton, 44, who once cut a wide swath in Canada and the U.S. as a boy-wonder evangelist.

The Sawdust Trail. A Toronto boy, Templeton...

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