IT would be futile to attempt to estimate the amount of money that is annually contributed to the “get-rich-quick” schemes, high and low, large and small, that are perpetually thrusting their allurements upon the confiding public. From farms and plantations, villages and cities, the pluckings are drawn into the swindlers’ hands, thanks to cheap publicity and the United States mail.By ALBERT E. ULLMAN IN APPLETON’S MAGAZINE23 min
HAVE you ever watched a band of sheep in a rocky and barren field, pastured till the grass has been eaten down to the roots? You will see the sheep gather near the fence and look longingly at the luxuriant bunch-grass in the next field, while they march back and forth along the line fence in hope of finding a chance to get into the grassy pasture.By FRED. LOCKLEY IN THE PACIFIC MONTHLY21 min
I DIDN'T want him. I had no use for him. I didn't like him, and yet I meekly permitted them to crowd him into my hands. He belonged to my nephew, Bobbie, whose parents lived in a flat during the Winter, and really couldn’t take him with them. I understood that.By F. WALWORTH BROWN IN AINSLEE'S19 min
THE career of a “wrecker” on a big railroad is like that of a fireman in a fire department of a big city, only more strenuous. Like a fireman, a wrecker is on duty all the time, day and night, and like the fireman the wrecker braves blizzards and sleet storms, often facing hardships and cruel suffering and even death for the saving of life and property.By A. W. ROLKER IN APPLEION’S MAGAZINE19 min
This article from “The Romance of Steel and Iron in America” deals with the vastness of the industry in the United States at the present time and the expansion likely to come through the discovery of new uses for its product.By HERBERT N. OASSON IN MUNSEY’S MAGAZINE18 min
A New York financier has gained the first point in his game of grab with a Canadian community, but the law, in the hands of a clever lawyer, proves more than a match for the capitalist, and considerably alters the final score.By MELVILLE DAVISSON POST IN PEARSON’S MAGAZINE18 min
This article, although boaring particularly on the movement affecting England at the present time, contains a great deal which is of universal interest in connection with the subject of women in politics.By E. MAUD SIMON IN THE MONTHLY REVIEW16 min
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