WE can see a question more clearly if we make it personal. Suppose you were a widowed or deserted mother without means. As conditions are now, in all but one province of the Dominion, you could choose among: three courses. First, you could put your children in an institution; second, you could keep them at home uncalled for while you worked ten, twelve or fourteen hours a day; third, you could stay at home with them and let them starve.By ETHEL M. CHAPMAN8 min
IN a recent issue of this magazine I described my visit to Berlin as it is under the Bolsheviks. On the very day following the events there related, I was surprised and delighted to receive a telegram which read “Come on to Constantinople and write us up too.”By Stephen Leacock8 min
THE lady’s face was a study. Alexander had fathomed her thoughts; she divined the reason for his triumph. What an intuition he possessed; what a positively uncanny brain! Why, he could read people! Amazing! The lady was beginning to feel a bit bewildered with her paragon.By Frederic S. Isham37 min
TO Jim Horner it seemed as if the great, whiteheaded eagle was in some way the uttered word of the mountain and the lake—of the lofty, solitary, granite-crested peak, and of the deep, solitary water at its base. As his canoe raced down the last mad rapid, and seemed to snatch breath again as it floated out upon the still water of the lake, Jim would rest his paddle across the gunwales and look up expectantly.By CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS29 min
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