June 1, 1921

JUST AVERAGE

THE YELLOW MAN

THE GATES OF TIEN T'ZE

THE BRENTON COMAPNY COMES THROUGH

JUST AVERAGE 1617

JUST AVERAGE

HORATIO WILLIAMS twisted contemptuously, drawing a squeak of protest from the wickerseated chair upon which he had deposited his two hundred and ten pounds. His stubby fingers crotched the oily cigar be was dry-smoking. His eyes, small, black, boring, were as. hard as jade as they gazed into the light blue ones of the man seated on the opposite side of the office table.
THE GATES OF TIEN T'ZE 89
THE YELLOW MAN

THE GATES OF TIEN T'ZE

DON CRAIG had had occasion many a time dur ing those two years when he and Kyrle had wan dered in the unmapped portions of the globe to remark wonderingly on the apparently inexhaustible fund of vitality which Kyrle possessed, and which enabled her to pass gaily through suf ferings and privations which would have come near to killing the average city-1red girl, and he therefore forbore to remark up on the girl's decision when, two hours after her release from the burning building in Limehouse, she refused to quit the "den" in Don's house and go to bed until she had heard in full Mclvor's end of the story.
THE BRENTON COMAPNY COMES THROUGH 2223

THE BRENTON COMAPNY COMES THROUGH

The Drama of Our Great Forests BUSINESS and ROMANCE 1213

The Drama of Our Great Forests BUSINESS and ROMANCE

BUSINESS and ROMANCE
The Man Who Knew Too Much 67

The Man Who Knew Too Much

V. The Fad of the Fisherman
PAWNED 1415

PAWNED

THE hours of mental strife, of torment through which he had just passed were as the memory of some rack upon which his soul had been put to torture. They came back vividly now, those hours-every min ute of them a living eternity. His soul had shrunk back aghast at first, and called it murder; but it was not mur der, or, if it was, it was imperative.
PARLIAMENT IS DEATH ON PRECEDENTS 2021

PARLIAMENT IS DEATH ON PRECEDENTS

THIS Parlinwnt of ours is a law unto itself. It counts that day lcst in which it. does not smash a preedent. Not that it is a rip-roaring body filled with the abundant energy of a young and growing nationas a matter of fact smashing precedents is about the only thing ii does and (lees well. Its feature performance was preparing to prorogue before it got the session's business started.
GREASING THE SERVICE 2425

GREASING THE SERVICE

THE taking of tips,' observed a wag as he scanned it reproduction of Egyptian plaques, is evidently a practice as old as civilization itself.'' `How's that?" his friend asked innocently. "Look at those picturos,' the first speaker indicated.
The Movies and National Life 2425
REVIEW of REVIEWS

The Movies and National Life

Is the Photoplay Americanizing the World?
Production Costs Must Decrease 45
BUSINESS &INVESTMENTS

Production Costs Must Decrease

BUSINESS is being conducted along restricted lines. Retail prices are still regarded as high in comparison with the cost of all basic commodities. The work of deflation must be still more evenly and equitably distributed. The consumer is still required to pay what appears to him as a high price for his goods, and he wonders why this should he when he reads that prices for farm produce and raw materials generally have slumped on the whole well down to pre-war levels.
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