ON THAT early June afternoon of 1708 the wind that blew from the south up the broad harbor bore languor and the restless longings of romance to Port Royal’s youth. But to one, also, who, having arrived that morning from France, could hardly as yet be called a youth of Port Royal.By BENGE ATLEE33 min
IN EVERY home there are articles of furniture, fixtures and utility corners which are absolutely necessary to the comfort of the household, but aesthetically unprepossessing. In this class fall the radiator, the sewing-machine, open cupboards, “lay away” boxes, or any object of unbeautiful usefulness which the routine of home life demands.By ANNE ELIZABETH WILSON8 min
GEORGE WHITE, who used to sell newspapers in Toronto, but is now one of Broadway's noted figures, set out, a few months ago, to produce a new stage spectacle. He spent a fortune. He hired a battalion of beautiful girls. He gave orders for the construction of a couple of carloads of scenic effects and the painting of half an acre of back-drops.By JAMES A. COWAN30 min
NOTH: When a personal reply is asked for, a stamped, self addressed envelope must be enclosed. No notice will be taken of anonymous communications. Writers must sign their names, not for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. Information about educational institutions and business places is confined to Canadian ones.By EDWINA SETON6 min
CAL'S arrival proved to be but the beginning of changes on the Stake farm. Cal had a perfect mania for changes. After his day’s work was done in the fields, and he should have been content to rest and smoke, he was busy piling up the firewood that lay in a heap in front of the house, hauling gravel to fill mud holes in the yard, straightening into neat rows the farm implements and vehicles.By ROBERT STEAD29 min
I KNEW him for a wind-ship man the moment he stepped over the fo'castle door coaming into the sunlight, for his first glance was aloft, then over the side at the weather. They’ll do that, those old shellbacks, even though they are on a tramp steamer like the Tanganyika.By NORMAN REILLY RAINE23 min
WITHIN the memory of most of us in Canada, men drove down our main streets with a new fangled contraption called an automobile. In excited moments—from sheer force of habit—desiring to come to a full stop they yelled “Whoa!” To-day in Canada we are approaching the moment when we will count one million of these automobiles.By J. HERBERT HODGINS5 min
"CAN'T see why you don't take in some side trips in England, or run up to Scotland instead of crossing that deadly channel I’m busy,” growled Peter. “You’ve been there, Peter, that’s why it doesn’t mean anything you,” I told him patiently. “If don’t want to come just give me money and a cable code and let go. I want to see Paris and I’m 'coming back across the channel I’ve seen Ostend and Brussels had a wallop at Holland.By NORMA PHILLIPS MUIR22 min
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