July 15, 1924

The Enemies to Each Other 1011

The Enemies to Each Other

A new version of the story of Adam and Eve and the Archangel Jibrail
The Road Runner 2021

The Road Runner

WHEN Chad set out to patrol the motor routes of New England, he had no particular destination in mind; and it had not occurred to him to provide himself with maps. Many of the roads he had traveled in the past; and some regions he knew particularly well, so he had felt no concern.
The Mettle of the Man Shows Through 1617

The Mettle of the Man Shows Through

A NOISY, swaying mob packed the Queen Street terminal, and on the roof of the Pullman ticket offices stood a youth with a huge megaphone. “And who’s done most for the Varsity?” Five hundred and thirty student throats emitted one raucous reply:
THE ICING ON THE CAKE 1617

THE ICING ON THE CAKE

IN ANY other season he might never have been halt so conspicuous, for at the Seaward Inn, under usual conditions, there is a wholesale quantity of attractive young men and therefore no need to pluck a stranger out of his retirement. But conditions had not been as usual: with business depressions and income-taxes, there simply had not been enough men to go ’round.
MISS D’ARTAGNAN 45

MISS D’ARTAGNAN

THEY met in the gloaming. Which, of itself, at once suggests romance and lovers’ trysts— Pyramus and Thisbe, Romeo and Juliet, Mary Jane and the butcher’s boy. The connotation is inescapable. But this, unfortunately, was not that sort of a gloaming.
A Skin Game at Deception Island 89

A Skin Game at Deception Island

IT ALL happened with the coming of Red-Headed McDonald to Anchorville. A schooner had spewed him ashore in Halifax with money to burn and, seamanlike, McDonald held high carnival for a delirious fortnight. When his money was gone he sobered up with the resolution of doing the prodigal son act before the old folks “somewhere up the Bay o’ Fundy.” A friendly skipper of a packet schooner carried the prodigal as far as Anchorville and with a drink and a blessing left him to work his own traverse to the table and the fatted calf.
COME EASY—GO EASY 1415

COME EASY—GO EASY

COLONEL CALEB SMITH, Bridgetown’s leading colored light, arose from his sleepless couch and gazed through his bedroom window at the new-born dawn unfolding her crimson banners in the east. The summer night had been a restless one for the Colonel; gentle slumber had refused to woo him from a depression that had suddenly settled like a black vulture on his very soul.
THE GIFT 1213

THE GIFT

HE STOOD before the white-coated doctor, fumbling nervously with his ragged cap. His clothes and face were white with salt spray, as if with a fine coating of ashes. He was muddy, too, and unkempt, and a week’s beard accentuated the emaciation and pallor of his face.
Fancied Ills Make Us Miserable 3233
REVIEW of REVIEWS

Fancied Ills Make Us Miserable

Most Persons Are Not Over-Cautious but Over-Careless About Their Health, Medical Director Declares.
Cause of Crime: Defective Brain 3637
REVIEW of REVIEWS

Cause of Crime: Defective Brain

A Revolutionary Discovery Based on 27 Years Experience and the Testing of 40,000 Cases is Claimed by Chicago Scientists.
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