February 1, 1910

SHORT STORIES

The Stained Mackintosh

SHORT STORIES

Hector Alexander

SPECIAL ARTICLES

Brain-Building

The Stained Mackintosh 4041
SHORT STORIES

The Stained Mackintosh

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.
Hector Alexander 5859
SHORT STORIES

Hector Alexander

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.
Brain-Building 7677
SPECIAL ARTICLES

Brain-Building

SIR JAMES CRICHTON-BROWNE
Forcing the Buyer’s Attention 114115

Forcing the Buyer’s Attention

Many Successful Schemes Adopted by Salesmen to Attract the Attention of Buyers, Which Have Resulted in Making Sales in Apparently Hopeless Cases.
A Central American Incident How the British Navy Protected a Canadian 6869
SPECIAL ARTICLES

A Central American Incident How the British Navy Protected a Canadian

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.
Inquiry Cost as a Misleading Advertising Factor 110111
System and Business Management

Inquiry Cost as a Misleading Advertising Factor

The Unfairness of Figuring the Value of Advertising on the Basis of the Number of Enquiries it Draws Out, With Concrete Examples to Prove It.
The Advisability of Taking a Winter Vacation 5051
SPECIAL ARTICLES

The Advisability of Taking a Winter Vacation

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.
Lord Strathcona and Louis Reil 106107
GOOD THINGS FROM OTHER MAGAZINES

Lord Strathcona and Louis Reil

Some Sidelights on the Interesting Chapter in Canadian History, Showing the Way in Which Canada's Grand Old Man Handled the Turbulent Riel.
The Canadian Invasion of Cuba 3233

The Canadian Invasion of Cuba

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.
Why Every Salesman Should be a Writer 118119

Why Every Salesman Should be a Writer

The Immense Advantages Possessed by a Man Who Can Write a Good Letter, With Some Maxims as to How He Can Attain Proficiency in the Art.
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