THE neatly-dressed and rather pretty stenographer rested from her type-writing and listened to the conversation between old John Lovell and Billy Spencer, skipper of the Boston fishing schooner Alfarata. She couldn’t help listening.By F. V. WALLACE41 min
CONSIDERABLE attention has been directed in many countries, including Canada, to those children who are mentally handicapped, but it is only very recently that any special and properly directed methods have been adopted leading to the adequate training of those children who are endowed with superior intelligence— and from whom the nation’s leaders will, in a large proportion, be selected.By DR. C. K. CLARKE27 min
THE only real lasting happiness, we are told, is to be obtained by bringing happiness to others. Bugs Butler’s mood, accordingly, when some thirty hours after the painful episode recorded in the last chapter he awoke from a state of coma in the ring at Jersey City to discover that Mr. Lew Lucas had knocked him out in the middle of the third round, should have been one of quiet contentment.By Pelham Grenville Wodehouse26 min
Hon. T. C. NORRIS, Premier of Manitoba.— “Conditions indeed might be a great deal worse, and, considering what the rest of the world is going through, the West has a great deal to thank Providence for. I think we are in better shape right here in Winnipeg than they are in many Eastern cities.By CHARLES CHRISTOPHER JENKINS26 min
THE stockman who learns that vegetation abounds in the North will ask whether you can raise cattle or sheep up there. The answer is that you could if you wanted to but it would not pay. During the years 1918-1921 I have talked with many cattlemen in such places as Alberta, Montana and Arizona and it is clear that during at least the latter two of these three years cattle raising has not paid.By VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON16 min
A REMARKABLE address, dealing with such subjects as the cancellation of war debts; the effect of “splendid isolation” on foreign trade; the relations existing between foreign commerce and prosperity; the value of exports as only payment for imports; and the folly of super-taxing industry, was delivered recently by the Right Honorable Reginald McKenna, leading British financier, formerly Chancellor of the Exchequer, before the Commercial Club of Chicago.
IN SEARCH for first-hand impressions as to the effects of the movie on juvenile thought and emotion, I dropped in during a Saturday afternoon at one of those special children’s programs the picture theatres advertise. I was one of the very few adults present and, like the bear of the nonsense rhyme that went over the mountain, I was there to see what I could see.By NICHOLAS NORTH14 min
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