IN THE HEADQUARTERS outer room the sergeant, under an officer’s command, searched me, took away my passport, money belt and the protection paper from Pao Lin-chun. Luckily for me, my automatic I’d left behind in my room, else Semenov could have trumped up a charge of attempted assassination.By ROBERT WELLES RITCHIE28 min
MACMILLAN — watch your helm!” The words, though shouted with the full strength of First Officer Jim Blunt’s voice, carried barely to the ears of the dour Scot who, with feet spraddled solidly upon the heaving deck, gripped the spokes of the great rosewood wheel with both mittened hands.By JEFFERSON CRALLE23 min
As THE RED SUN rose that morning, the wind which all night had been carving the snow of the summits into fantastic shapes suddenly fell, and the still, dry air of the heights burned like cold fire. In the growing light which turned the blue shadows of the snow fields to blood and orange, the grey-brown rocks of the mountainside a hundred yards below snow line were relieved by movement.By PAUL ANNIXTER22 min
THE WORST of it is,” said Candace, “she’s my cousin. Mother says I’ve got to be nice to her.” “Funny how many relatives there are in the world.” commented Ann. “Practically everybody has them.” “How old is she?” asked Gerry, thoughtfully skipping a stone.By GLADYS B. TABER17 min
HUNGRILY the brown-skinned woman with high cheek-bones, flat nose and tangled hair cast quick glances up and down the darkening canyon, watching for her long-armed man who should soon appear, stone-headed club in one hand and the body of some small food animal slung over his shoulder.By HUGH GRANT ROWELL14 min
A MONETARY COMMISSION will in the near future investigate the desirability of a central bank for Canada. In view of the growing agitation for such an institution, the appointment of such a commission could not very well have been long delayed.By HAROLD E. CROWLE13 min
RACING THOROUGHBREDS of the turf, racing hounds of the track, racing men and racing machines —all of them “with speed to burn." We have marvelled at them; we have been thrilled by them. Athletic youth on the straightaway and over the hurdles has excited our admiration; machines, in shattering records on land and water and in the air, have set our nerves on edge.By W. T. WEBB11 min
GEORGE STEWART HENRY, wealthiest Premier Ontario has ever had, faces political extinction because he bought $25,000 worth of bonds and neglected to take a loss. He still has the bonds, but at any moment he may cease to be Premier. Four short years ago the Conservatives were returned with a record majority.By QUEEN SPARKE11 min
ARIPPLE of interest ran through the rowing world when it was first announced that the officials of the Canadian National Exhibition were thinking of adding a professional world’s championship sculling race to their already varied athletic programme.By FRANK ADAMS10 min
I have been rather surprised that, in relating his experiences to Mrs. Weekes, Norbert Welsh omitted any reference to Sitting Bull, who, after the Custer massacre in 1876, fled north with a number of his warriors, locating at Wood Mountain, and in 1881 came with a number of his band to Fort Qu’Appelle in order to lay his claim for a reservation in Canada before the Marquis of Lorne, Governor-General, who arrived at the fort in August.
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