June 15, 1933

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Czar's Gold

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Non-Par Life Insurance

In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

Czar's Gold 1819
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Czar's Gold

UNGERN VON STERNBURG, bitterest of the White Russian partisans, in a short year had made his name a terror from Irkutsk to Vladivostok. When first he started fighting the Reds he was called “The Mad Baron;” before long and with a weight of dreadful circumstance prompting the adjective was changed to "Bloody.”
Non-Par Life Insurance 5253
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Non-Par Life Insurance

ONE OF the most important developments of interest to life insurance policyholders in 1933 is the growing popularity of the non-participating policy. Most people appreciate, of course, that there are two major types of life insurance contract.
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In the Editor's Confidence

In the Editor's Confidence

¶ FOR A YEAR and a half the World Disarmament Conference has been in session at Geneva. In that time the principal nations represented have spent five billions of dollars on improved methods of destruction. In Asia and South America they have tried out their newest guns and ammunition under actual working conditions; wars have been, or are being, fought.
Uncle Hiram to the Rescue 1415
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Uncle Hiram to the Rescue

HIS SERENE HIGHNESS. Prince Charles of Damaria, to give him his abbreviated title used on non-ceremonial occasions, after studying his morning letters fell into a somewhat thoughtful frame of mind. He summoned the young man who acted for him in all matters which required brain effort and who was sometimes alluded to as the prince’s secretary and sometimes as his chamberlain.
MISS MACPHAIL 1213
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MISS MACPHAIL

MISS AGNES MACPHAIL was born in a log cabin, but has not yet become Prime Minister. She spent the first fourteen years of her life on a farm in Grey County, Ontario, and looks back upon that period as being almost as bad as her last twelve years in Ottawa.
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Blanc-Mange

PEAVIE" PETE was a high-rigger. Do you know what a high-rigger is? Of course you don’t, so I’ll tell you. A highrigger is a lumberjack who earns his living climbing trees and lopping off the tops. It’s a tough racket. The trees out West, where the high-riggers work, are no toothpicks; some of them are 300 feet high.
Hell’s General Staff 89
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Hell’s General Staff

ARMAMENT COMPANIES have had little reason to complain of the results of the first year of the Disarmament Conference. Instead of reductions which were promised, the world’s armament appropriations have shown a substantial increase for 1933.
Financial Queries 5253
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Financial Queries

Question—Would you kindly give me your opinion of Western Savings and Loan Association of Winnipeg? Is this a safe company with which to invest?—O. S. W., Ninette, Man. Answer—Western Savings and Loan Association operates under the jurisdiction of the provincial authorities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Ah, Moon of My Delight 1011
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Ah, Moon of My Delight

THERE ARE many cynical and derogatory remarks made in connection with the mysterious power exerted by a full moon, but it stands to reason that if it is capable of arousing a mighty surge in the breast of the ocean, its effect on a human mentality should also be considerable.
In Fewer Words 5455
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In Fewer Words

Encyclopedia—Nobody on earth knows as much as a telephone girl in a small town. —Fernie Free Press. Faint Praise—Man was just as intelligent 10,000 years ago as he is now, declares a learned professor, damning our prehistoric ancestors with faint praise.
IN PRAISE of a TRADER 45
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IN PRAISE of a TRADER

THE MAN was a hero. He had just rescued the yellow-bearded trader from a rather horrible form of death. He had all but lost his own life in performing the deed. It was the sort of spectacular, heroic act which stirs all men to their inmost depths.
Maybe Adam Laughed at These 5657
Wit and Wisdom

Maybe Adam Laughed at These

Similar—“You say your son plays the piano like Paderewski?” “Yes. He uses both hands.”—Lindsay Post. Good Training—A lady was entertaining her friend's small son. “Are you quite sure you can cut your meat, Tommy?” she asked. “Yes, thank you,” replied Tommy, without looking up.
The Depression 1617
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The Depression

AND NOW, having seen something of the extent to which Canada is affected by the depression; having examined, too, some of its more important causes, we are in a position to consider possible remedies. Before attempting this, however, it will be wise to dispose of some of the quack remedies offered to the patients.
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