THAT women should not deal in speculative offerings is the unanimous decision of many leaders in the world of finance. From time immemorial women have been acquiring the art of spending money, but they have not been trained as thoroughly in the ways of finance.
JOSEPHINE STONE did not look back after Acey Smith led her down the lakeshore from the spot where she had parted with Louis Hammond. She knew Hammond would neither attempt to follow them nor spy upon them from a distance. Perhaps too she was preoccupied with the tensity of new sensations she did not quite understand.By CHARLES CHRISTOPHER JENKINS70 min
MORRIS laid aside his axe and took up a mattock. But before he resumed his attack on the brush with his tool he leaned for a moment or two on the ash haft, breathing deeply. Sweat gathered like dew on his forehead, began to trickle down his nose, to creep unpleasantly into his eyes.By BERTRAND W. SINCLAIR37 min
MISTER ALF PRINGLE stood on the deck of the schooner "Will O’ The Wisp,” and with ill-concealed impatience awaited the coming of five hundred dollars through the gloom of a Bronx night. The soft creak of a well-oiled windlass heralded their coming.By NAPIER MOORE28 min
THESE are the days when the major statesmen sidestep Ottawa as if it were the city of the plague. A wandering politician who seeks the hoarse boom of the Chaudiére when the August sun is shining on all sides of Parliament Hill may fortunately find a trio of Ministers holding down the job.By J. K. MUNRO15 min
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