September 15, 1921

THE YELLOW STREAK

THE VALLEY OF GOLD

The Mad Hatter of Hart Street

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THE YELLOW STREAK

OF ALL the luxuries of which Hartley Parrish’s sudden rise to wealth gave him possession, Bude, his butler, was the acquisition in which he took the greatest delight and pride. Bude was a large and comfortable looking person, triple-chinned like an archdeacon, baldheaded except for a respectable and saving edging of dark down, clean shaven, benign of countenance with a bold nose which to the physiognomist bespoke both ambition and inborn cleverness.
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THE VALLEY OF GOLD

FOR a long time there was silence in the room. Then McClure spoke slowly, weighing each word, held from a full committal by some sudden instinct of caution. “I believe you, Sykes,” was his low-voiced admission. “At present I don’t see anything against your plan.
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The Mad Hatter of Hart Street

HE SOLD hats for a living—good hats, too —but the heart of the man was elsewhere. Yet even his business paid tribute to the thing upon which his thoughts centred; every shape and style made its own contribution. There was the “Byron”, and the “Browning,” and the “Whitman”, and the “Keats”— to mention a few off hand—and a score at least of others.
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WHY IS A WAITER?

AT LAST I had found the Perfect Waiter. He had, I observed, a pleasing appearance combined with trained skill and born aptitude. Urbane, smiling, obsequious when addressing himself to the work of serving guests at his table in the diner of this fashionable hotel, one was convinced that this man’s keenest enjoyment lay in the satisfaction of those whose needs he catered to.
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An Unconventional Introduction

BARROW’S Department Store presented the appearance of an exit from a football ground after a championship game. One of their periodical sales was in progress, and frenzied women fought furiously over remnants and other things dear to the feminine soul.
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THE PICTORIAL THAT DIED

Until July, 1921, the Canadian Government enabled the “Canadian National Pictorial” to “carry on” by making a grant of about $30,000 a year. Hard times have compelled the subsidy's withdrawal Is this wisdom? or folly?
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Sailing Ships and Sailor Men

SAILORS? grumbles an old salt, casting back to ancient days, “Why, there ain’t no sailors now—nor ships either. Steamboats and deckhands—that’s all. And ye talk about the Aquitannier? Why, Mister, she ain’t a patch on the old clipper ship Polaris wot I made three round v’yges in.
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WOMEN AND THEIR WORK

THE BALANCED RATION

Article IV in Our Food Series
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Drayton, the Practical: THE “MAKE-UP” MAN

WERE I a novelist sketching a character for Henry Herbert Drayton I would have him, except in one item, just about all that he is not. He should be unmarried, live with his maiden aunt, most of his time make very little money and depend for his income upon winning about three good criminal prosecutions a year; the rest of his time to be spent reading up criminal psychology and taking his aunt to see pictures.
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WANTED A BUSINESS MOSES

CANADA’S great need to-day is a true conception by the people of our problems and the need of efficient and comprehensive plans in their solution. After all, is not the management of a huge country a business proposition and does it not require the same handling to produce results?
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