September 15, 1926

SHANGHAI JIM

Grain

I’VE COME TO STAY

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SHANGHAI JIM

Vengeance beckoned to 'Kenyon from across the world, and he ran it to earth in a perfumed island of the South Pacific. But it proved a boomerang until he learned how to master it.
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Grain

Now that the oppressive drag of the war has been removed, the countryside about Plainville breathes freely once more, and Gander Stake, who has doggedly insisted on plodding the furrow throughout the conflict, feels life take on new and disturbing qualities as a result of the appearance of city-bred sophistication in the person of Jerry Charnsley.
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I’VE COME TO STAY

"BUT you said that the last time," Peter Lovatt protested, with an injured air. "I remember it distinctly. You were just as positive. You said, ‘a young lady to see you,’ and before she had finished seeing me I was the owner of fifteen volumes of I don’t know what, bound in half morocco.”
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Over the Chilkoot to Eldorado

THIS is not history; neither is it science nor fiction. It is not even a portrait gallery. It is merely a reminiscence. As I move down the hill-side, through the thickening mists of time, memory tricks, betrays me. The events of yesterday are almost completely obscured.
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THE ELEVENTH HOUR

When mystery baffles and the stake is life itself the puzzling out of the one incongruous detail in an apparently perfect pattern of facts seldom fails to fascinate. That’s why murder mysteries "make" the front pages of newspapers and that’s why this is a front page story.
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HIGH JUMPERS OF THE SKY

In this, the third and final article of her series on the Royal Canadian Air Force, Miss Bell relates some amazing stories drawn from the experiences of men who have accustomed themselves to “hopping off from a speeding aeroplane into 20,000 feet of space with only the “skirt” of parachute between them and a hideous death.
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THE OLD ANGLER

ON THE ranch-house verandah, Mrs. Mathers served supper for her father and herself. She spread the meal on a gate-leg table beside his comfortably sagged wicker chair and while they ate they could watch the June sun lengthening the shadows of the evergreens across the tossing riffles and quiet pools of the river at the bottom of the orchard.
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Women and their Work

SOME SAVORY DISHES FROM THE OLD WORLD

Time was when foreign cookery was regarded as being as outlandish as the foreigner, but times have changed and foreign dishes such as are described here more and more are being served by the housewife who realizes the value of variety in her menus.
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The Band That Mike Built

To take fifty newsboys and weld them into a band capable of holding its own at the British Empire Exhibition would seem to be a herculean task, but to John Michaels, godfather to the Edmonton Newsboy's Band, it is merely one method, and a remarkably successful method, of “keeping the boys off the streets.”
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I Want to Get Back to Canada

In which a Canadian, expatriated in the United States, tells why he knows he knows that life in New York is not what it looks like from afar, and why his one ambition is to take himself and his family back to an Alberta town where they play a game called golf.
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