July 1, 1914

Adventures of Madelyn Mack: Detective 1213

Adventures of Madelyn Mack: Detective

1.---The Man With Nine Lives
The Gold of Cupid 3637

The Gold of Cupid

IN the lamp-lit smoke-haze of the Wet Nugget Saloon, tense over a table, Frenchy Le Banc talked rapidly with tongue, hands and shoulders. “Mais, w’at eef McLeod he have stake you? W’at eef he have nurse me w’en I’m cut de leg? So, den, because, mus’ we starve? Or work lak dog on de mine, t'ree dollair day? An’ was you fault you gone broke? Was my fault de axe she’s slip?” A whisky-moist fist crashed on the sodden board.
On the Fighting Line in Riel’s Day 1011

On the Fighting Line in Riel’s Day

How Riel Incited to Combat.---Article 1
The Barred Gate: 2627

The Barred Gate:

SHE had come to Carlsbad with her maid, her motor, a gay party of friends and her husband and his “liver.” He had been sent by his chief, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, to try his mettle in an effort to unravel a tangled diplomatic situation with the Turkish Ambassador, who also had a “liver.
Spanish Gold 2021

Spanish Gold

The Story of a Search for Treasure on the Coast of Ireland and the Amusing Situations which Arose
Wreck Raising 7475
A REVIEW OF REVIEWS

Wreck Raising

How Ship Salving is Carried Out—The Great Difficulties Encountered
May Irwin—Peeress of Stage Widows 3031

May Irwin—Peeress of Stage Widows

ON a narrow, little stream, which runs between bits of land down in swampy Florida, could be heard the swish, swish of a boat. It was a flat-bottomed boat, such as is used by fisher folk. It was used by fisher folk. But they were not professional fishers, though they handled the boat as if they might be.
Getting the Facts: Systems that Make for Efficiency 3233

Getting the Facts: Systems that Make for Efficiency

THE story is told of a quack doctor who, lacking knowledge of the theory of medicine relied upon records of his experience in his case book. Being called in to treat a carpenter in a fever, he prescribed some bread pills, thinking that they would be harmless at least.
The Miracle of the X-Rays 3031

The Miracle of the X-Rays

One Man Stumbled on to Its Discovery and His Find Trained Another Servant for Humanity
’Tis Scarlet in the Woods 8889

’Tis Scarlet in the Woods

IN the midst of the woods by a big spruce tree, the brown bear stopped short in his aimless amble and sniffed. Something was happening—or had happened. It wasn’t the staccato yelping of a company of wolves who were running around in circles, snarling and snapping; that’s the way they have of palming off ten as a hundred.
The Education of the Camp: 27

The Education of the Camp:

THIS is the day of the anti-militarist” and the preacher of peace. The ancient but reprehensible practice of settling disputes by actual combat, whether between individuals or nations has, they tell us, fallen into disrepute. In its place we are to have arbitration, a lever, say its disciples, which is to hoist the millenium into being a few thousand years ahead of its accepted time.
G. K. Chesterton---“Let Me Reform You” 2627

G. K. Chesterton---“Let Me Reform You”

THERE are all sorts of things to see in London. The guide book will tell you to be sure and go through the Tower, and pay a visit to the British Museum, and on no account to miss Buckingham Palace, where the King lives, and the spot in Whitehall, marked by a tablet, from which a king stepped out to his death.
Building Up the Infant Character 8485

Building Up the Infant Character

"I AM so full of happiness,” said a child, that I could not be any happier unless I could grow.” It was N. P. Willis who added to the beatitudes, “Blessed are the joy-makers”; and if all parents understand that the child’s mission is to keep joy alive in the world, children universally would be the object of our greatest tenderness and reverence.
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