June 1, 1934

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STAKES ALIVE

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SEA DOG

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SECRET ENDS

THIS Mr. Arthur Berryman was taking an unreasonable length of time over our little transaction. I cast about for some means to nudge him along. The man had started off briskly enough, I had noticed, when I entered his office a few moments before.
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STAKES ALIVE

THE FOUR OAKS wasn’t bad for a country club. Of course it only had two golf courses and six tennis courts, but they were pretty good courses and courts. The swimming pool wasn’t big enough to sail a boat in, but the water was nice and clean; and though the clubhouse was no larger than the best hotel in a small city, with a main ballroom that was crowded every time a thousand people got into it at once, still it was a nice enough clubhouse, and the ballroom did have a good floor for dancing.
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SEA DOG

BASIL WILLIAMS, managing director of the Western Pacific Steamship Company, knew the wisdom of a straight course, so he sailed it now with reference to Abner Grim, master. “Abner, ever since we put you back on freight you’ve had an eye on the Monterey.
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Dinner for Lottie

THEY WERE giving a dinner for Lottie Louvaine, retiring at sixty. Notables of the theatrical world would be there. Middle-aged columnists who had praised Lottie back in their cub days would be there. Grey-haired bankers who had lent money to Lottie’s husband, Joe Louvaine, because Lottie asked them to, would be there.
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DOUBLE-FACED CLUE

LADY on the wire, sir.” “Thank you, Chaney.” Inspector Douglas of the Royal North West Mounted Police lifted the receiver, to be introduced to the strangest murder puzzle in the experience of the Prince Albert detachment. Twenty minutes later, officer and corporal were sleighing out the Colleston trail with the coroner.
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TWENTY LASHES

H. M. S. AMARYLLIS was a light frigate of forty guns and exceptional speed; she had proved her speed and handiness against the French; and when there was no longer need or excuse for chasing French frigates she was dispatched to the southward and westward to clear the Caribbeesof pirates and suffer the ravages of Yellow Jack.
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THUNDER OVER ASIA

IN CENTRAL ASIA, hidden behind a screen of distance from the sea, are taking place movements which in a month or a year may, and within five years must inevitably, cause the rebirth of Asia. A renaissance greater than that experienced in fifteenth-century Europe began in Asia almost before the echoes of Commodore Perry’s guns had died away among the mountains of Japan.
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Forgotten Money

WITH the help of Maclean's Magazine, 299 people have found $383,999.21 in the past two years. It reads like a tale of treasure trove, but in fact is much simpler. This money was overlooked in the most unlikely of all places—the chartered banks of Canada.
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THE CABOT TRAIL

IT’S THE newest thrill in Eastern Canada—the wonderful Cabot Trail. Through virgin forest, up mighty hills, skirting massive cliffs, circling entrancing lakes, it makes a complete circuit of the north of Cape Breton, crossing over where no roadway has ever existed in the history of man.
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SHOTS AND ANGLES

SHOTS AND ANGLES

RIPTIDE” brings Norma Shearer back to the screen in some very new clothes and some very old predicaments. In her latest film. Miss Shearer is once more a Free Soul, living in New York according to her private code of conduct, which seems to bring her considerable satisfaction and variety.
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