December 1, 1919

Merrie Gentlemen

The Miniature

THE THREAD of FLAME

Merrie Gentlemen 1819

Merrie Gentlemen

IF YOU could find the village of Windbridge (which is very difficult as it hides itself at the bottom of a hill well off the main road which crosses the downs at a certain part of the English South-East Coast) you could see the identical cottage where Doctor Jellybud looked from his window at the beginning of this history.
The Miniature 2627

The Miniature

OUTSIDE the old shop stood a smart motor car. The street was quiet. Only a straggling company of pigeons busied themselves amongst the venerable cobble-stones. The trams, passing every now and then, set the birds flying. But they returned as soon as the temporary turmoil had died down and the road was clear again for them to resume their gleaning.
THE THREAD of FLAME 213

THE THREAD of FLAME

The Story of a Man Who Lost His Identity
SOME CANADIAN SNOBS 3233

SOME CANADIAN SNOBS

I WAS visiting a friend of mine in England last year when news came that henceforth Canada would have nothing more to do with titles—the voyage of her Ship of State was to be conducted on a strictly one class basis. My host was politely puzzled.
HIS MAJESTY’S WELL-BELOVED 3637

HIS MAJESTY’S WELL-BELOVED

A Story of the Time of the Merrie Monarch
Could You Adopt a Baby ? 114115
Women and Their Work

Could You Adopt a Baby ?

HAVE you ever gone into an Infant? Home and seen the tragedy of the institutional child? If you haven’t, imagine a room filled with cots and the cots filled with babies on a day when a mother would have them out in the sun —some crying with special little miseries of their own, for the attendants can only make their rounds at certain hours—the others, who haven’t any particular grievance, sitting staring dully about them like little caged animals.
SPANISH DOUBLOONS 3435

SPANISH DOUBLOONS

The Story of a Modern Treasure Hunt
WILL the FARMERS CONTROL CANADA? 4045
THIS MONTH’S VITAL QUESTION

WILL the FARMERS CONTROL CANADA?

THE ownership of “three acres and a cow" ought hereafter to be the basis of the electoral franchise in Ontario, suggests the Brantford Expositor, but the advent of the United Farmers into Provincial and Federal arenas is treated in anything but a facetious manner by Canadian newspapers.
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER 3031

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

SNOW had been falling almost without cessation for four and twenty hours. A strong wind had piled it in heavy drifts along the St. Omer road. It reached up to the windows of the little hillside schoolhouse of St. Omer. It lay in great woolly masses on the boughs of the trees.
Britain Must Remain a Military Power 5051
REVIEW of REVIEWS

Britain Must Remain a Military Power

The Peace of Europe is By No Means Secure Yet
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