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.By CHARLES CHRISTOPHER JENKINS86 min
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?By GERALD MYGATT36 min
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.By STANLEY J. WEYMAN34 min
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.By GUY MORTON30 min
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.By HELEN WOODBURY27 min
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.By VICTOR LAURISTON23 min
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