The news instinct is an odd thing^to the man who possesses it, it is both a gift and a curse. Billy Danvers had it, hated its shackles and fled from it. But—well, the news instinct is an odd thing.By FRANCIS DICKIE36 min
It's a great temptation, when you are bunkered, to substitute a convenient boot for a niblick. Had McBride resisted it he wouldnt have paid so dearly to learn that all real golfers hate a poor loser.By JOSEPH LISTER RUTLEDGE27 min
Is there any limit to the things which science may achieve? And if not, are there some discoveries which Providence must destroy, in order that humanity may be saved from itself? This was the question to which the primitive instinct of the Dyak girl, Chayala, supplied a tragic answer.By H. DE VERE STACPOOLE23 min
To be safe, to feel money-|armed against "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune”—that was what Lena wanted above all else in life, and that was what she demanded of marriage until her heart told her that she couldnt pay the price.By BEATRICE REDPATH23 min
More and more it is being recognized that the question of finding room for play is one of the most difficult problems confronting the modern city. In this article Miss Bell tells how the urban centres of Canada are solving the difficulty with the supervised playground.By DOROTHY G. BELL19 min
Most Albertans affirm, and not a few technical experts agree with them, that Alberta is one of the greatest potential oil fields in the world. This belief—and the existence of several producing wells—explains why the province is subject to oil fever at the slightest provocation. In this article Mr. Cowan explains the causes and the symptoms of the latest attack.
Immigrants by the shipload are material for newspaper headlines but the limelight seldom searches out the lone immigrant family on the frontier farm. What happens to the Canadians by adoption who daily seek our shores f This article relates the experiences of some of those who have found in British Columbia the province of their hopes.By LUKIN JOHNSTON14 min
Canada has more than twice as many customs offices as the United States and Canada collects less than half the amount of customs dues collected by the United States. This is only one of the many startling absurdities in our customs service to which the writer of this article draws attention.By A CUSTOMS OFFICER13 min
The Meighen Government is in power to-day not because of superiority of party tactics or because of the appeal of party shibboleths, but because the demand for clean government could not be hushed. This brief resumé of the inside story of the Customs Investigation is in itself warrant for the assertion that Canadians of all political persuasion should unite in securing safeguards for the future.By H. NAPIER MOORE10 min
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