August 15, 1922

THE TIMBER PIRATE

AS YOU WERE

OVINOTONS BANK

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THE TIMBER PIRATE

NIGHT’S sable curtain was soon to fall on the shortlived drama of a winter day in the Laurentians. The departing sub-arctic sun, in its last pale glory, sent up from the omnipresent whiteness myriads of glistening beams that stabbed the eyes like leaping darts of fire.
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AS YOU WERE

THE Society of Historians will never send for Jimmy Blair. For one thing they probably don’t know three rather essential things about him—his address, his name or the fact that he exists. For another thing, history isn’t written that way. If it were— but why this effort to picture the millenium?
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OVINOTONS BANK

VERY different was the scene inside the bank, Atthecounter, indeed, discipline failed the moment the door fell to behind the last customer. The clerks sprang to their feet, cheered, danced a dance of triumph, struck a hundred attitudes of scorn and defiance.
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THUMBS DOWN

IT TURNED out just as the telegram had promised. The tall, thin man with the grey, peaked cap, was waiting at the rear step of the rear coach; and as we reached the platform, his countenance had assumed a trace of apology. But even apart from any description whatever, it would not have been difficult to pick him out from the thin cluster of hangers-on as the Inspector Fargus who was awaiting us.
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LETTY DOES THE EASIER THING

THE AFTERNOON performance of the circus was whirling terrifically to its close. Cymbals banged. Drums boomed. Trumpets blasted. In the first sawdust ring an elephant picked a dwarf up by his foot and swung him high in the air, head-downward.
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GHOSTS OF PAST BOOMS

HAND IN HAND with all pioneer development there stalks Old Romance. For all that read as they run there are many human life stories to be gleaned in the wake of every boom; gripping stories of super-human achievement, glorious triumph over tremendous difficulties, and, none the less interesting, stories of splendid failures.
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Merchantmen on the Seven Seas

“A Bit of Canada Beating South"

The First of a Series of Four Sketches of Canada’s Merchant Marine
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BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

WHEN INSURANCE RANKS HIGH AS AN INVESTMENT

Protection Is the Earliest Necessity, and An Investment In Oneself Is a Sound Insurance
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WOMEN and THEIR WORK

THEY HAVE RECEIVED A WELCOME

Stories of the War Brides Who Have Found This Country Hospitable, and Are Facing Hardship in the Consciousness That Someone Is Helping
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NOVA SCOTIA

The Land of Romance and Beauty
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