MOTOR-CARS and mysteries! Having run a public garage as a means of livelihood for over five years, I had long outgrown the tendency of the tyro to connect the two. I used to smile when I noted the fruitful vein of romance worked by ingenious novelists with such matter-of-fact commercial assets as motor-cars for the mainsprings of their amazing plots.By HEADON HILL23 min
TAKE my advice, and get rid of it now we have the chance. We shall never have such a good offer again.” “But have I not said I have no desire to get rid of it? As my father left the estate to me, so I wish to leave it when I die.” “Why should you wish to do that?” the agent asked.By MARY E. MANN18 min
AVERY large amount of Canadian capital has been invested in the countries of Spanish-America in the development of water power. the building of street railways, the purchase of oil lands, and in mining and lumbering operations. It is not the purpose of this article to consider whether it is wise policy to invest Canadian capital in foreign countries when there are so many opportunities for investment in Canada.By WATSON GRIFFIN11 min
YOUNG Canada’s delight in the rigors of the northern winter has been so often painted in picture, song and story that it has come to be part and parcel of the world’s conception of this young nation’s life. Youths and maidens, boys and girls, revelling in snow, tobogganing down icy slopes, skating on frozen ponds, tramping over snowy drifts, would seem to indicate that Canadians love their long and oftentimes severe winter.By R. P. CHESTER9 min
TO help a new nation in its making, that is, surely, one of the greatest works that a man, or a company of men, can perform. Such a work is being carried on for the development of the newest nation in the world, the newest member of the New World group of Governments, the island Republic of Cuba, and that this work has been largely inspired and projected by Canadian genius and capital must make it of special interest throughout the Dominion.By FLORENCE JACKSON STODDARD.9 min
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