"I THOUGHT you said it was to be golfing?” he remarked. “I have a match already arranged. You see I didn’t know you were coming,” she answered. "Call it off,” he said ruthlessly. “That wouldn’t do,” she replied. “Go up and see Uncle Jim. He will be quite alone.By C. W. STEPHENS63 min
HE DID not answer. My heart seemed to sink in my body, as the seconds dragged past and his upturned face remained a blank. “Where is that woman you call Elvira Paladino?” I demanded once more, with a ferocity which somewhat startled him. “I do not know,” he said at last, without emotion.By ARTHUR STRINGER35 min
IT IS doubtful if even at the height of the great war the people of Canada devoted more serious thought to the condition of their country than was done at the coming of 1921, with its accumulating economic problems. There had been a period of six months of falling prices, signs of depression in industry, and increases in unemployment, which embarrassed the authorities of the larger cities and with it all the general question was: What of the future?
THE famous Royal North West Mounted Police of Canada, whose record constitutes a strikingly romantic chapter in the history of Canada, was called into being in 1873 to preserve British law and order in the vast wildernesses lying between the Great Lakes and the mountain ranges of British Columbia.By COLONEL GEORGE H. HAM26 min
IT IS not a new idea—paying the doctor to keep you well. The custom was followed in China some thousands of years ago. It is in the modern civilizations where we have the most advanced medical science, and a generally accepted faith in it, that we use it only as a last resort—when the troublesome organ has perhaps become so broken down that the physician has nothing to work on.By ETHEL M. CHAPMAN7 min
THINGS did not always go so smoothly. One night after a ball. Peter suggested I should walk away with him and try an American trotter which he had been lent by a friend. As it was a glorious night, I thought it would be fun, so we walked down Grosvenor Street into Park Lane and there stood the buggy under a lamp.By MARGOT ASQUITH20 min
WEST of the 100th meridional line it begins to be in evidence. Here and there, when the train comes in. among the collected hats (on heads) at the depots, the traveller may note it. It is not the brand-new, wide-brimmed hat of the remittance man.By FREDERICK NIVEN4 min
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