March 15, 1925

In the Editor's Confidence 23
In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

IT IS seldom that I use this little column of ours for “crowing,” but this time I would like to indulge in a few mild “crows” on behalf of MacLean s, to draw attention to the fact that in the issue which you are now reading there are three “star” contributors to the fiction feast—Sir Philip Gibbs, E. Phillips Oppenheim, and Irvin Cobb.
SHOULD FIXED PERCENTAGE OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURES BE PAID OUT OF REVENUE? 45
BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

SHOULD FIXED PERCENTAGE OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURES BE PAID OUT OF REVENUE?

WHEN Mrs. John Smith, who is the virtual head of the household, decides that a new buffet is needed for the dining-room, it matters not a great deal, in these convenient modern days, whether there is money in the exchequer for its purchase or not.
INVESTING $600 FOR CHILD, TO BUILD UP ESTATE AT 24 67
BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

INVESTING $600 FOR CHILD, TO BUILD UP ESTATE AT 24

QUESTION—A man aged sixty wishes to invest $600, either in lump sum insurance, or in bonds. This investment, is intended to provide for his young son, who is at present aged four, and who is to realize on the investment at twenty-four years of age.
ANSWERS TO FINANCIAL QUERIES 67
BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

ANSWERS TO FINANCIAL QUERIES

Question—I would be pleased to have you advise me regarding the value of stock which I hold in the Thoroughbred Silver Black Foxes Limited. I purchased these some years ago, and no dividends have been paid. What are the prospects of this company?—F. M. D., Moncton, N.B.
The Harmonious Child 1011

The Harmonious Child

BY ELEVEN o’clock in the morning a policeman took up his position outside Smith’s Hotel, Mayfair, and lined up the crowd—mostly women and press photographers—who were gazing with eager expectation at the first floor windows. The policeman-—a young man with a goodhumored face above his chin-strap—addressed the women nearest to him with that mingling of authority and geniality which endears the London police to all citizens whose honesty is, for the moment, above suspicion.
Economic Parasites a Business Menace 1415

Economic Parasites a Business Menace

HAVE you a double-barrelled conscience—one loaded with shot for crimes against the individual, the other charged with blank for offenses against the Provincial or Federal government? If not, you are an exception, according to Customs officials, the most genial of whom has small faith in public ethics where smuggling is concerned, and who will quote cases without end to show that this ugly menace to our national economic system does not receive that consideration which its seriousness merits.
Is “Settler” Argument Fact or Fake? 1415

Is “Settler” Argument Fact or Fake?

AN OLD Turkish proverb says that “an egg to-day is better than a chick to-morrow.” And this, to my mind, sums up the mental attitude of those individuals who dismiss with a gesture the national element of Canada’s pulpwood problem. Men are invariably Turks in their instinct to grasp that which is immediately before them.
The Great Samara 1617

The Great Samara

MISS SADIE LOYES, manager of the Hotel Weltmore Typewriting and Secretarial Bureau, set down the receiver of the telephone which had its place upon her desk and looked thoughtfully around at the eleven young ladies who comprised her present staff.
Getting Rid of the Winter Surplus 2021

Getting Rid of the Winter Surplus

WHEN the cooi weather came along in the fall, and you got a little head cold, you flew to your heavy underwear, and got ready for the winter. The nice warm spots in the office or home became your happy hunting grounds, as you settled into your chair.
TWEEKLIE TALES 2021
TWEEKLIE TALES

TWEEKLIE TALES

One day Bill Bunny started out To paint a picture big and gay. Said he, "I'll seek. some Woodland nook And have areal nice quiet day." At length he Sethis easel up And mixed his colors fine and bright. Said he,"I'll paint a picture fine — This woodland scene will look all right."
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