JUST whether Martha Warner’s business career was a success or not a success is a moot question. It is a question that is open to controversy, according to the angle from which you happen to view the situation—a situation that was brought by a trinity of incidents.By W. MICHAEL EDWARDS40 min
AND the ignominy of it! If anything could add to my confusion of mind it was the sense of the false position in which I had been so weak as to place myself. For now that it was too late, now that I could not extricate myself, I was convinced that I ought to have run any risk rather than submit to this wretched travesty, detection in which must cover me with ridicule.By STANLEY J. WEYMAN33 min
IT IS not more than twenty years ago that gelatine could be bought only in the drug store in shreds or sheets of a dark brown color. To-day, it is a bright, amber, sparkling, granulated product put up in small sanitary boxes, and is as well known as any other food that is used.By DOROTHY GRAHAM8 min
LIFE INSURANCE, apart from being a sound investment, possesses advantages that cannot be measured in dollars. While providing for the future—by creating an estate both for the protection of the insured and his dependents—it encourages thrift, tends to eliminate worry as to the future, and also builds up a reserve which can be drawn upon in the event of financial difficulty.By A. M . ALLAN7 min
NEVER before in my experience have we had so many enquiries as to the Canadian outlook. They come from all parts and classes of the Dominion. Undoubtedly our future is causing great anxiety. The prevailing sentiment reminds one of the Seventies, but underlying conditions are vastly better now than then.By LT.-COL. JOHN BAYNE MACLEAN20 min
“JIM, you wouldn’t call me a calamityhowler, would you?” The man looked across at his wife without that quick smile of his. The question—or perhaps it was a note in her voice—sent a ripple across the perfect serenity which distinguished him.By HENRY HOLT16 min
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