SOMETIMES the unreckoned course of a man’s physical activities—to say nothing of the mental or spiritual curves he may describe—is like that of a boomerang. From a given point, like a missile cast from the invisible hand of Destiny, he returns, willy-nilly, to the spot where the initial impulse was given.By BERTRAND W. SINCLAIR68 min
FARNSWORTH walked along the corridor behind her. Being very new to business, to walk along that marble corridor, with its lines of offices on either side bearing the names of executives—was always a thrilling thing to him. He imagined himself as one of those executives, his name, Hanley Farnsworth, on the door.By LESLIE GORDON BARNARD26 min
AS I see it, this is the proposition in a nut-shell, so far as the decision to send the Hon. Vincent Massey as Canadian Minister to Washington, D.C., is concerned. The appointment should be regarded strictly from a business viewpoint. In reviewing the Canadian press comment upon Ottawa’s announcement I find there is a wide disposition to accept the decision with this thought in mind.By J. HERBERT HODGINS7 min
RODDY SAYERS was in about as unpleasant a position as a young man well could be. There was nothing in his immediate surroundings to suggest such a thing, but the fact remained. Here was he, Roderick Arthur, nearing the end of the Easter holidays which he had been so glad to spend with the Ponsonby family, still eating their excellent food and drinking their excellent, if teetotal, drinks; still reclining on their long chairs amongst the potted ferns on their verandah, and still enjoying the society of their two young resident daughters, but, regrettably, not retaining his former firm intention of proposing marriage to Alice, that third itinerant daughter who was not quite so young!By MARJORIE HAY25 min
THEY were standing where history had been made, where blood had flowed in a crimson stream, where soldiers on listening patrol with the wild abandon o youth dicing with death, had crawled about in the utter da kness of nights . . . They were standing on what had at one time been a “No Man’s Land.”By INAR WIILIAM ANDERSON24 min
Question—E.B.: Will you please send me information that is suitable for speeches at a rural school fair, the subjects pertaining to Canada? One speech is for a girl, and the other for a boy. Answer—I do not believe the writer wanted information very much, or she would have sent a stamped, self-addressed envelope, and not scribbled her request on a postcard.By EDWINA SETON5 min
Question—I would be glad of some information regarding, the seven per cent., preferred shares of Caulder’s Creameries Ltd. Are they a safe investment?—Don, Regina, Saskatchewan Answer—Caulder’s Creameries Ltd. is a consolidation of Saskatchewan Creamery and Ice Cream Co., Limited.
ESSENTIALLY a peasant population, in the best meaning of that term, a sturdy people whose roots strike deeply in their native soil, to be appreciated the French of Quebec must be considered against the background of their own soil; elsewhere their mentality and their mannerisms are a misfit.By GEORGE PEARSON23 min
WHEN, earlier in the year, Canada’s new Governor - General, Viscount Willingdon, was looking over the scene of his future activities, he was taken to the ceremonies attendant on the opening of the new Toronto Art Gallery. He was immensely impressed by the beauty of the reconstructed Grange, by the comprehensiveness of the art exhibits—and by something else.By A. RAYMOND MULLENS22 min
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