May 1, 1907

ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

The Jewel of Consistency

POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS

Canada, England and the States

LIFE STORIES OF SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE

The Colonial Premiers

The Jewel of Consistency 9091
ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

The Jewel of Consistency

THE clock in the cheery living-room —not “settin’-room,” or “front parlor,” although the Johnson cottage was located in East Harniss— struck seven, and the Reverend Charles Dayton, remembering that seven was the hour of his parish committee meeting, intimated that he must be going.
Canada, England and the States 2627
POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS

Canada, England and the States

Dr. Goldwin Smith gives a history of Canada showing what it is receiving from England and United States. He also gives a forecast of Canadian destiny.
The Colonial Premiers 108109
LIFE STORIES OF SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE

The Colonial Premiers

Mr. Osborn gives a sketch of the seven colonial premiers now in attendance at the Imperial conference. A forecast is given of the stand which each representative will take at the conference.
My Baseball Debut 4445
ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

My Baseball Debut

WHY is it that an urbanite who invades a rural district for the express purpose of obtaining rest immediately sets himself to the task of discovering excitement, I know not. Nor do I know why, to one under such circumstances of enforced enervation, the vivacity and buoyancy of youth appeal with so much power.
Christian Science in New York 126127
MISCELLANEOUS

Christian Science in New York

The following selections from Mr. Johnston’s article give a good idea of the advance of Christian Science in New York City. It is a masterly resume of the phenomenal growth of a great religious sect.
Municipal Ownership of Electric Light Plants 5253
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

Municipal Ownership of Electric Light Plants

DOES it pay a city to go into the electric light business? Should it own its street lighting plant or should it let the contract to a private company? These are questions which have perplexed the voters in many towns. The average citizen who pays the taxes needs only to have the evidence on both sides laid fully before him to decide and vote in the way most favorable to his pocketbook.
The Restoration of the Transvaal 5657
POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS

The Restoration of the Transvaal

The result of English supremacy in the Transvaal was far from that predi ted by the Boers, The Boers are again in control of their state and have become Britain's must loyal subjects.
The Doukhobors of Canada 2021
MISCELLANEOUS

The Doukhobors of Canada

A community of Siberian exiles which is being brought to great financial prosperity by Peter Verigin, a Russian captain of industry.
A County Thirty-One Years in Rebellion 6465
MISCELLANEOUS

A County Thirty-One Years in Rebellion

The story of a rural community in Missouri wherein a public office is a private calamity.
The Making of Medicines 67
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE AND INVENTION

The Making of Medicines

An interesting paper on the manufacture of drugs, showing the recent development along this line.
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