IT’S a strange fact that two so diametrically opposed feelings as love and hate are often engendered by each other. The blackest and most diabolical crimes have been committed through love —love of a woman oftentimes—and, peculiar as it may seem, between the two passions there is but a slight barrier, and a human being can change from one to the other almost on an instant.By FREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE39 min
WESTWARD from a town by the mouths of the Rhone, runs a road so mathematically straight, so barometrically level, that it ranks among the world’s measured miles, and motorists use it for records. I had attacked the distance several times, but always with a Mistral blowing, or the unchancy cattle of those parts on the move.By RUDYARD KIPLING24 min
Canada is taking a conspicuously prominent and useful place in the world of scientific research. To Dr. Banting, co-winner of the Nobel prize, a great deal of this prominence is due. In this article he tells—in his first article for a popular periodical—the story of research, and explains how achievements are built up by slow, patient and perhaps seemingly futile endeavours.By F. G. BANTING16 min
A FINANCIAL editor’s life is not exactly a merry one. Let him put on rose glasses to look cheerfully, for the nonce, out upon the world and he is immediately accused of losing his grip; in short, his optimism is accepted with undue enthusiasm and some innocent lamb plunges into financial ruin.By J. HERBERT HODGINS12 min
Mary K. Ingraham, Wolfville, N.S., Won Her Chosen Niche Against Most Unusual Odds, Because of Her Amazing Grit. Several Times She Received What Would Have Been Knock-Out Blows for Anyone With Less Determination.By BEATRICE M. HAY SHAW9 min
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