June 1, 1935

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Track of Destiny

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Unfair Bargain

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Well Lathered

Track of Destiny 1819
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Track of Destiny

THE STORY: Having failed to borrow money in London for the building of a railroad from Montreal to the Pacific coast. Premier Sir John A. Macdonald persuades a group of Canadian business men to finance the road. In Yale, B.C., to which point the railroad has been constructed from the West Coast, a gambler named Bulldog Kelly stages a card duel with another Kelly, better known as The Rake.
Unfair Bargain 67
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Unfair Bargain

JOE GORDON knew she was the girl for him the first time he saw her. It was at the Van Horns’ party at the Sommersett, and he was standing there in the stag line with Tony Brickley looking over the crowd when she danced past. “Who is she?” Joe said. “Who?”
Well Lathered 1011
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Well Lathered

THE MELLOW old eyes of George Q. Hale twinkled a challenge to the young man who had just taken a chair on the other side of his desk. For a moment he studied the visitor with cheerful curiosity. "So you’re Hugh Stogg. Well, well.” "And I'm ready for the job you have for me,” said the young man.
I Might Have Owned Regina 1617
GENERAL ARTICLES

I Might Have Owned Regina

IN THOSE days the only way to travel to Winnipeg was via St. Paul, Minnesota, and after three or four days travel I arrived at the Manitoba city. Before settling down to office work, I decided to have a look around and size up the town. In walking about, and in the hotels, offices and stores wherever men were wont to congregate, the conversation seemed to be on one topic alone, that of real estate speculation.
Dead-fall 1415
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Dead-fall

OLD ITSWOOT, the she-grizzly, stopped pacing suddenly and lifted her head as though listening. She had heard nothing, and there was no sound in the ice-walled cavern where she had wintered save the petulant mewling of her tiny cub; and yet from the world outside had come a summons as unmistakable as though a Thing had spoken to her in the language of her kind.
Municipal Debt 1213
GENERAL ARTICLES

Municipal Debt

Herewith the views of Canada's No. 1 authority on the pressing problem of municipal finance
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth 89
GENERAL ARTICLES

Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

IT WAS at Brighouse Park on Lulu Island, Vancouver, that George met Kentucky Joe. George, from all accounts, had been having rather a bad day, and accordingly Kentucky’s expansive grin did not bring any appreciable response. But Kentucky’s success in his chosen profession lies mainly in his ability to “get around” tough prospects.
Good-by, Parliament? 2223
GENERAL ARTICLES

Good-by, Parliament?

Seven men rule Newfoundland, now a country of no parties, no elections, no parliament
Tonsil Trouble 1617
GENERAL ARTICLES

Tonsil Trouble

TONSILS and trouble begin with the same letter— trouble for mankind, trouble for doctors. You do the physical suffering and your doctor gets the headache. You march courageously into your doctor’s examining room, open your mouth and pronounce the customary half-choked “Ah,” with your throat half filled with sundry gadgets.
Cooking for Two 5455
WOMEN AND THE HOME

Cooking for Two

IN GIVING some tips on twosome cooking, I have in mind the sweet young brides of 1935, the equally nice brides of the early nineteen-hundreds whose families have gone out into the world, and the yet-to-be-brides who share an apartment with another business girl and take turns with the meals.
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