April 1, 1921

PAWNED 1415

PAWNED

FOR a long time John Bruce stared at the closed door; first a little helplessly because the bottom seemed quite to have dropped out of things, and then with set face as the old cabman’s words came back to him: “Crang—not Claire.” And at this a sort of merciless joy crept into his eyes, and he nodded his head in savage satisfaction.
The Drama of Our Great Forests 2021

The Drama of Our Great Forests

THAT day we covered about twenty miles and by the afternoon of the second day we had arrived at the lake on the far shore of which lived Oo-koo-hoo’s sister, Ko-ko-hay — Perfect Woman— with her daughter and her son-in-law and four granddaughters.
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AS A MAN TO HIS FRIEND

JOHNNY PETERS and Big Bill Stone had been friends for nearly a dozen years, since they first met as stripling river drivers. They smoked each other’s pipes, and, after a time, they began to save for the purpose of buying a farm together. Nothing had happened to strain the bonds of their friendship and they had no thought but that the years would bring them peace and independence upon their own soil.
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J.BARLEYCORN and J.CANUCK

EYES of all Canada will be centered on Ontario on the 18th of this month, for on that date the “Mother of Western Provinces” will definitely decide whether or no she will jam down the prohibition lid so as to exclude all importation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes.
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LINEN SHEETS

THE Woollman Home for Aged Ladies had in its small garden one large and friendly tree. Beneath these comforting branches successive clusters of decrepit women sojourned for a little while and then passed on, while around the gnarled trunk innumerable memories sprang into pathetic and penultimate life.
OUR FOOL LAND POLICY 67

OUR FOOL LAND POLICY

MISS AGNES LAUT’S article in MacLean’s Magazine for January 15th, entitled “Our Lost Immigrants,” has attracted a lot of attention in the various departments at Ottawa, and in no place more than in the offices of the Dominion Land Surveyors.
CARRYING ON BY MARKING TIME 1819

CARRYING ON BY MARKING TIME

PARLIAMENT has survived its opening spasm. The Government has received its mandate to carry on. It is carrying on by marking time. That in brief is Canadian history for the first month of the present session. And as you look back over those early gatherings of statesmen you cannot help but wonder at how great bodies as well as great minds are influenced by minor incidents.
On the Road from ONTARIO to TIN PAN ALLEY 2425

On the Road from ONTARIO to TIN PAN ALLEY

A Canadian Song-writer with Two Big Popular Hits to His Credit
FOR SALE for a SONG 1415

FOR SALE for a SONG

NO. VII. IN THE SERIES “CANADA REVISITED”
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REVIEW of REVIEWS

Labor Must be a Partner

British Writer Says Old Industrial Systems Have to be Discarded
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