IN THE shelter of the last tree, the mountaineer made a stand; but he knew the hopelessness of it. Every time he tried to stir from cover, Beachey’s shots whizzed to the right or left of him, warning him to hold his ground, as he could not get away.By MRS. WILSON WOODROW47 min
IN DECEMBER, 1892, about a month after my arrival in Toronto, I was invited by Mr. E. B. (now Sir Edmund) Osier who was a director of the Canadian Pacific Railway to go to Montreal to meet the other members of the board of directors and especially to meet Mr. W. C. Van Horne, the general manager of the line.By JAMES MAVOR26 min
THE relationship between joel Paine and his sister Katy had never been an ordinary one; if it had been, few of the events which crowded themselves into that eventful day just before Commencement at Cranford would have occurred. Those seconds, while Katy approached him across the Cranford station platform, probably had more to do with the forming of Joel's future, and Katy’s, than any other single thing since he was born.By PHYLLIS DUGANNE25 min
SATURDAY afternoon, Water Street crowded, but out of all the jostling longshore mob, he stood forth, an integer, in the midst of vulgar fractions. With more than passing interest Burke regarded his countenance, swollen, reddish, marked with a hard, almost brutal expression.By ARTHUR HUNT CHUTE22 min
LOOKING at it from standpoint, Ontario can never hope to be independent of the United States so far as bituminous coal is concerned." That statement, coming from F. W. Gray, coalmarketing expert of the British Empire Steel Corporation, is a somewhat startling one, and it strikes with all the more force in view of the fact that the organization which Mr. Gray represents is probably the largest miner of bituminous in the Maritime field, and that one of the big problems which it constantly faces is that of pushing its coal farther westward.By GUY MORTON19 min
THE political market is at the bottom of a bad slump. None but the professionals are taking any part in the game. The general public is giving Us attention to the winter's coal, the wheat crop and other little things that more directly affect human happiness than even the routine news that leaks out from the Imperial Conference, the muffled oratory from the League of Nations or the sharp reports that indicate that the once great German Empire threatens to break up into a series of smaller states.By J. K. MUNRO15 min
THE Canadian financial situation is in a more healthy condition than it has been for many years past. Despite some disturbing factors, it is certain that Canada has her resources in a satisfactorily liquid form. More than that, the resources are large, as the flotation of the recent conversion loan amply proved.
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