March 1, 1907

SERIAL STORY

Friday, the Thirteenth

ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

The Bachelor and the Baby

TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION

The Desert’s Breath

Friday, the Thirteenth 5051
SERIAL STORY

Friday, the Thirteenth

HE listened for a moment, then answered, "Stand on it at 80 for 12,000 shares. I will be there in a second." He dropped the receiver. "Jim, we have struck a snag. Arthur Perkins, whom I left on guard at the pole, says Barry Conant has just jumped in and supplied all the bids.
The Bachelor and the Baby 1617
ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

The Bachelor and the Baby

THE circumstances which led to Franklin Keene’s being on that particular train were peculiar enough in themselves to warrant a word of explanation. He lived in San Francisco, and had intended to spend Christmas there, but the business which has brought him across the continent had been unexpectedly complicated, detaining him in New York.
The Desert’s Breath 6667
TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION

The Desert’s Breath

IT wasn't on a whistling or singing trip that Sandy Smith, packer, found the woman; but rather at one of those times when terror and fear, in so far as he knew these emotions, sat heavily upon him. Geronimo was out again and that explained it.
Other Contents of Current Magazines. 128129
MISCELLANEOUS

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

The Blankshire Champion. By Arthur A. Knipe. Visions of an Optimist. By M. S. Briscoe. Her Son. By Horace Annesey Vachell. The Irresistible Force. By Jacques Futrelle. Theophilus the Diplomat. By Joseph C. Lincoln. Character and Consequences.
Cancer, The Unconquered Plague 4445
RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE AND INVENTION

Cancer, The Unconquered Plague

NEW cancer cures are flung before us just about as often as new murder mysteries. Every time a German savant discovers another ray in the spectrum, some other savant is delivered of the idea that it will consume and annihilate cancers. Every time a new element or a new bacillus or a new ferment swims into our ken, someone hails it as the long sought specific.
The Human Side of Immigration 2829
POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS

The Human Side of Immigration

LET me first put my thesis into the form of a personal experience—a day’s tramp in southern Italy to see the peasantry at work in the poorer farming districts. In Naples I was encouraged to. do this by an Italian who had come back after seven years of succesful fruit-vending in Boston.
Cap’en Jollyfax’s Gun 102103
ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

Cap’en Jollyfax’s Gun

THE fame of Cap’en Jollyfax’s gun spread wide over Thames mouth and the costs there-about, in the years before and after the middle nineteenth century. The gun was no such important thing to look at, being a little brass cannon short of a yard long, standing in a neat little circle of crushed cockleshell, with a border of nicely matched flints, by the side of Cap’en Jollyfax’s white flagstaff, before Cap’en Jollyfax's blue front door, on the green ridge that backed the marshes and overlooked the sea.
Manufacturing in South America 9293
MISCELLANEOUS

Manufacturing in South America

IT is but a few years since the most deplorable apathy was manifest in this country toward South American trade, and, indeed, toward everything relating to our South American neighbors, even to the maintenance of regular means of communication with them.
Railway Overcapitalization 112113
The Human Side of Immigration

Railway Overcapitalization

THE legal proceedings instituted by the Attorney-General of Minnesota to restrain the Great Northern Railroad Company from issuing new stock aggregating over $60,000,000, in addition to the $150,000,000, the amount of its present issue, presents a question not only as to the power of the State of Minnesota to deal with the matter, but the broader question as to the power of the Federal Government to institute similar proceedings.
Round About Cairo 7879
ENTERTAINING SHORT STORIES

Round About Cairo

MR. PEASLEY is a secretive student of the guide-book. He reads up beforehand and on the quiet. Then, when we come face to face with some “sight,” and are wondering about this or that, Mr. Peasley opens the floodgate of his newly acquired knowledge and deluges the whole party.
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