UNDOUBTEDLY, Tibbit’s success in bringing criminals to justice lay in the fact that his appearance gave the direct lie to his wonderful prowess. Slender of form and mild of manner, with a plain, open face, which invited confidence, there was nothing in his personality to awaken suspicion in even the minds of the most wary; certainly not in that of his present companion and guide, Charlie Waters, who, while he inwardly believed the detective something more than he appeared to be outwardly, owned that whatever he was was his own business—and his only.By Archie P. McKishnie25 min
AS far back as the summer of 1915, and even before that, it became evident in Britain that the war was creating an artificial shortage of agricultural labor, and moreover, as men were drafted into the army and navy, and as greater areas of the world’s surface were drawn into the war zone, the need for greater production went side by side with a growing scarcity of workers.By Mrs. Edith Lang, B.A.9 min
FAILURES and disappointments have been our experience during the past twelve months. War conditions are growing steadily worse. The general outlook to-day is just about as black as it can be. The greatest shock to our pride seems to be developing—a setback to the insane strategy forced upon our military by interfering politicians.By John Bayne Maclean21 min
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