WITH complete dissatisfaction Mr. Arbuthnot Shoebottom eyed the gnawed bones that littered the little square of sawdust in which he squatted. There was also a sprinkling of peanut shells a few peach-stones and a bananaskin which a small boy had insisted on dropping into the cage.By Hopkins Moorhouse24 min
A BLOOMIN’—the older man paused to give weight to an entirely unprintable adjective— “fool ! That’s what I reckon a chap who takes the trail with the thermometer at anything below forty-five degrees; an’ when he calkilates on toddlin’ along on his lonesome an’ negotiatin’ them Artful Forks—Well-” He let out a blast of profanity that ought certainly to have raised the temperature even in the heart of the Yukon at midwinter.By Mary Gaunt20 min
CANADIANS in New York! Where are they, you wonder, and where are they to be found? You ask the first American whom you meet, but he appears vague. “Canadians in New York?” he responds, blankly. No, he has never heard of them. For the truth is that the Canadian who has come to New York has been so successful that the New Yorker claims him as his own.By Beatrice Redpath14 min
AT LAST If ever a nation u t -tered sigh of re lief followed by a cheer of ubilation. that nat is the United States. At 1ast! Those ate the universal words on a1 1ips. Undoubtedly Wi1son's message to Congress deelarii~g that a t:tLe of war exists between the United States and Germany will go down to his tory as one of the noblest utterances of any stateman.By Agnes C. Laut13 min
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