A She spoke, Bobs came to an abrupt Mary glanced ahead. Foyle sto ston their path, his hands grasping the bridle rein. Instantly the girl realized an ambuscade. With a low, frightened cry she plunged the spurs into Bobs’ flanks. Blocked in front he reared, tossing his head.By DAVID HO WARTH29 min
EXACTLY forty years ago this past August, when the Red River territory in Manitoba was just beginning to develop rapidly, and western history was warm in the making, I left Montreal for the West. Sir J. J. C. Abbott, the man who had drawn up the Canadian Pacific Railway contract, and who succeeded Sir John A. Macdonald as Prime Minister of Canada, was an old friend of the Rogers family and it was he who centered my attention on the West.By HON. ROBERT ROGERS17 min
For MOST men, red-blooded or aesthetie, the bush has a compelling fascination. There is a something in the very word that smacks of mighty mystery; of an exotic realm of strange sounds and grim stillnesses—the Bush. One thinks of it as a place where men go in and are swallowed—swallowed mentally and spiritually as well as physically.By CHARLES C. JENKINS16 min
FIRST impressions are always tyrants.The first time I heard john wesley Dafoe talk he was in his large sanetum of the Manitoba free press in the summer of 1916.He was without a collar his shirt loose at the neck,and his hair like a windrow of hay.By “DOMINO” (The Make-up Man)12 min
THE significant feature, probably in the business world during September was the rise in cotton, and to some extent, in wheat and other grains. These upward movements came as a distinct surprise to many who had formed the habit of looking for a downward move in everything.
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