SOME MEN spring into public prominence through a series of spectacular achievements and their very personalities appear to lend themselves to the picturesque mode of gaining notoriety. Then, again, there are public men who gain their grip on the people without resorting to the strenuous methods that provoke the scream-line headings in the daily newspapers.By CHARLES CHRISTOPHER JENKINS11 min
"GENTLEMEN!" he cried. "There is a little preliminary or two I must pull off before I can announce the winner of the threshing bout between Rob McClure and Ned Pullar. Whatever the result, I appeal to the winners and losers to take their medicine.By DAVID HOWARTH63 min
TWICE a year the Country Club plays a golf match with the beach fishermen. This was one of the dates and Algernon and I watched the finish at the home hole; the last pair was coming in, upon the issue of this particular fight the match depended, and driving to the eighteenth the men were all square.By C. W. STEPHENS31 min
BESIDES its usual load of commuters and bandanaturbaned hikers bound for various blistering summer resorts in Fraser County, the asthmatic five-fifteen to Boundary Bay and Point Reyes carried, on the first Friday in August, a plump mattress and a bed-spring billed to “Miss Marian Pomeroy, Boundary Bay.”By W. L. GAYLORD22 min
CANADA is by no means poor in its meat supply—equalling almost any country in the world in per capita meat production and consumption. Nevertheless, the average Canadian to-day faces the problem of finding acceptable foods as meat substitutes.By WILLIAM FLEMING FRENCH9 min
IN SPITE of the monotonous rattle of the disgruntled car which was freighting its regular cargo of weary-limbed, home-seeking passengers, there was still sufficient dominance in the tall person’s tones for his voice to carry clearly for the space of a half-dozen seats or more.By GUY MORTON20 min
FATE HAS acted unkindly to Peter Mullins, one time truck driver, now private in the “Canadian Cracks” cavalry regiment. Fate made Peter the hero in an unbelievable adventure which he will persist in relating whenever he can find an audience.By JAMES FRANCIS DWYER20 min
THE political dog days may be upon us, but as political movement in this Dominion is a result of drift rather than action, heat or cold, rain or shine makes no appreciable difference to its trend. Whether the election comes soon or late apparently makes no change in the outlook for the Meighen Government.By J . K. MUNRO15 min
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