LEILA KENNING was having breakfast in the sitting room off the spaciousness of her blue and gold bedroom. The French windows were open and the golden warmth of the May sun came past the full green of the hedges in the penthouse garden. The traffic of Park Avenue was audible but unseen and the reaching crests of the skyscrapers were misty in spring haze.By ALEC RACKOWE19 min
THE first argument that has been used in the effort to induce the American people to accept tremendous military expenditure and renewed conscription is a rational one: So long as other nations remain armed the United States cannot disarm.By CORD MEYER18 min
THERE PROBABLY aren’t many private telephone companies left in these days of rapid progress, but the Fitchville exchange is one, and Mrs. Hatch owns it and runs it singlehanded along stem lines. No calls are allowed after 9 p.m., when Mrs. Hatch retires, or between eleven Sunday mornings when Mrs. Hatch goes to church and six in the evening.By IRVING GAYNOR NEIMAN18 min
THE TIME is five minutes to two on a Friday afternoon and the place is downtown Vancouver. A big man in a loose grey suit steps from the solid, respectable doorway of the Vancouver Club. His powerful shoulders are hunched forward, he has an air of complete preoccupation.By ROLAND WILD16 min
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