"MR. WILLINGS?” “He’s in our Settlement. And he called here to see Mrs. Fisher just before you, this afternoon. He came back while you were here. You must have seen him—the young man with the big glasses?” “Oh—oh, yes. Now we know. But the police holding him?By ARTHUR E. McFARLANE35 min
EVER since the people of Canada placed themselves determinedly behind the Intercolonial and Canadian Pacific Railway projects and in face of mighty obstacles, financial and physical, succeeded in driving a continuous steel line of track nearly four thousand miles in length across an unpeopled continent, Canadian enterprise has been a force to be reckoned with.By W. A. CRAICK27 min
PICKING Europe over for war news with which to tempt the jaded appetite of the American newspaper reader has probably broken the pride of more good newspapermen than the ablest and most zealous city editor that ever graced an anathema. Try to stethoscope the chest of France— that ScotlandYarded, barricaded and double-sentried “Zone of the Armies” — for sounds of victory or defeat inside, and you will understand why this is so Get yourself appointed official correspondent for something or other inside the “zone” and you will marvel that the world happens to know anything of the war at all.By BRITTON B. COOKE17 min
THERE were changes in the collier Lily Hall of Halifax. The black diamond had been stripped from her funnel, to indicate that her charter to the Dominion Coal Company had been cancelled, though the two red bands, which were painted on, remained.By VICTOR LEESE17 min
THE orderly’s razor, stumbling uncertainly across Wilson’s face, slipped suddenly and clipped a neat piece from his ear. “Oh, get out!” said Wilson bitterly; and took the razor in his own hand. Ten minutes later Miss Thompson, the daynurse, happening in, discovered her patient shaving painfully and indignantly with the assistance of a mirror on the opposite side of the room.By MARY E. LOWREY13 min
SOMEONE who read this column last month asked me a few days ago if I still considered conditions were as sound as at the time the article referred to was written. Certainly. If anything, the position of Canada, although her expenditures on war account are increasing, is stronger.By JOHN APPLETON13 min
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