THE clock face in the tower of the city hall glowed like a moon in the purple night. A vagrant breeze drifted up a narrow street below the tower, carrying with it a hint of summer days to come. Lights beamed behind latticed windows in opal, yellow and murky orange, silhouetting slouching figures within, and in the open doorways.By NORMAN REILLY RAINE31 min
MR. JOHN CANUCK and his family will soon have sent one billion dollars, in war taxes, to Ottawa. From February, 1915, when the first of the war taxes began, until March, 1924, there was piled up in the federal treasury, $883,651,648. The astounding anomaly of this war revenue is that it has grown steadily, each year, since the war stopped.By J. HERBERT HODGINS17 min
With such enormous and varied revenues wouldn’t you expect Sunny Alberta’s citizens to be rolling in wealth? But ordinary expenditures have almost dectupled in less than two decadesBy CHESTER ABBOTT BLOOM13 min
Question—I am interested in the British Mortgage Loan Company of Ontario and would be much obliged if you could give me some information regarding its financial position.—R.W.D., Listowel, Ont. Answer—The annual report for 1923 of the British Mortgage Loan Company of Ontario was very satisfactory.
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