T-R-A-I-L spells adventure the world around. Few words are wells of deeper significance. Few act more quickly upon the imagination. None opens wider vistas. Mountain, plain, forest and tundra; exploration, game, gold and conquest; hunger, toil, risk and sacrifice; peacefulness, stress, war and comradeship; bright skies, blizzards, failure and success—these and many more gather as if by magic when one who has romance in his soul first steps upon the dim path that twists and turns, is always the same and always different, that leads he knows not where, but always to adventure.By Robert E. Pinkerton38 min
VERY adroitly had Findlay led up to his real reason for the interview. A sharp glance at the other’s thoughtful face assured him that he had succeeded in presenting the proposition with necessary delicacy and he permitted himself a little smile of satisfaction.By HOPKINS MOORHOUSE30 min
“It has always been a profound belief of mine that the things which people regard as next to impossible are the easiest things to do. Consequently I have always set myself out to perform the next-to-impossible wherever I have run against it.”By C. Lintern Sibley17 min
"COOEE—Cooee-ee” the long-drawn note rang back to them from a thousand attenuated aspiring trees. “Cooee-ee-ee-ee.” It sank and fainted across the lake. Silence—silence, supreme, contemptuous—took up its watch once more. No faintest rustle of interest shook the tall, slim trees of that primeval forest: no ripple stirred the mile-wide stretch of water.By E. GRAHAME DOUBBLE16 min
A FEW years ago there was held in the city of Calgary a celebration, known to fame as the Stampede. Its purpose was to portray once more some of the fast-dying customs of the old pioneer life of the West and to give to thousands of new-comers an idea of the way people lived, worked and amused themselves in the early years of settlement.By W. A. CRAICK13 min
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