May 15, 1924

The Wrath to Come 2627

The Wrath to Come

HODSON and Grant dined together that evening in the latter’s room, and Grant was still telling his story when the telephone rang. It was for Colonel Hodson. Hodson spoke a few brief words and listened. “Slattery,” he said, “that was a man from Poynter’s Detective Agency.
GOLD HAIR 1213

GOLD HAIR

JOHN HASTINGS’ first memory of Maria Makewith was the unpleasant memory of being compelled to play with her. Mrs. Hastings and Mrs. Makewith were friends and, when Mrs. Makewith came to supper, Maria came too. Visitors meant honey for supper but al the honey of a bees’ harvest could not possibly have sweetened for John the long pent up bitterness of these many hateful occasions.
RUDYARD KIPLING 2021

RUDYARD KIPLING

I. “THE JANEITES
Men Who Make Opportunity Beckon 2627

Men Who Make Opportunity Beckon

" THERE may be something more stupid in the world than the old B adage that opportunity knocks but onceat a man's door, but if so, I have not yet found it," said the young man whose eyes were alert for the business of the moment, the prospect of the future and the lessons of the past,-a young man who created opportunity.
RESTITUTION 2425

RESTITUTION

EVEN in these postwar days younger sons of impoverished Scotch dukes have a market other than the Matrimonial Exchange and Mart. Billets were found for Jock and Jim Skelpic, known at Eton as The Heavenly Twins. The adjective was used derisively, for the Etonians were black-a-vized, hard-featured, hardmuscled Highlanders— tough customers.
Canada's Mountain Playgrounds 1617

Canada's Mountain Playgrounds

IF ANYONE had told you twenty-five years ago that Canada’s natural wonders would one day prove one of her greatest assets from a financial point of view, you would have felt inclined to laugh at him as a visionary sentimentalist. That you know is true, yet to-day, although we have scarcely begun to grasp the possibilities of our scenic heritage, our “export sale” of scenery, (wnich means money received from tourists other than Canadians) ranks fourth amongst our exports, according to the Parks Branch report of 1921-22.
Commons Faces Vexing Problems 2223

Commons Faces Vexing Problems

AFTER two months of conversation, most of it far from interesting, Parliament sits with its work piled up in front of it. It is waiting, only waiting, for a heat wave to break the jam and carry the tangled mass through to prorogation. It is admitted that the estimates came down early.
BUSINESS MEN ARE WORRIED BY POLITICS 67
BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

BUSINESS MEN ARE WORRIED BY POLITICS

THE Canadian business man finds increasing difficulty in swinging far from the influences of politics. The situation which exists in Canada, in this regard, is equally compelling in the United States, and, with the issuance of the Labor Government’s first Budget, in Great Britain, as well.
THE FAILURE 1617

THE FAILURE

THERE was no denying the fact that Mr. J. C. Boswell, salesmanager of the Hartwell Rubber Company, had the knack of getting all that was in them out of the men in his charge. He was a driver from the word go. When he said: “Smith, go get it,” Smith went after, and usually annexed the order.
MacLean’s Magazine Art and Decoration for Town and Country Homes 7677
MacLean’s Magazine Art and Decoration for Town and Country Homes

MacLean’s Magazine Art and Decoration for Town and Country Homes

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