THAT was the third time, he told himself bitterly, that the long arm of untimely coincidence had reached out and wrecked his moment of happiness. He hated Anne, and Amboro and the whole wide world, he told himself bitterly, as he clambered further up the sloping bank.By ARTHUR STRINGER20 min
MRS. HOBSON set the plate of hot biscuits on the supper table and turned briskly toward the pantry. She’d get the Bologna and cheese now, she thought happily. Silas was so fond of both, and it had been months since they had had either. She’d—her planning ended in a gasp of amazement.By ERIC A. DARLING17 min
STEERING north by west up Baffin’s Strait and passing Amadjauk Harbor on the east with Salisbury Island well into the south, you will make Cape Dorset. That is if you are weather wise and succeed in bucking through the pack ice. Further on comes the big bend that turns north into Fox Channel and so to Greenland waters.By ALLAN SULLIVAN15 min
ARCHITECTURE was at low tide, Commissions were lamentably scarce. The money squeeze of war had embarrassed many business men and house building was postponed. Yet Rykert got a job. He had a way with him. He walked into our office, removed his hat nonchalantly and said with some indifference: “I am the best architectural draftsman in this country.By J. E. MIDDLETON14 min
THE Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research has been appealed to by so many physicians and laymen for information and advice on the subject of infantile paralysis that it has seemed desirable to relate the facts of present knowledge concerning certain highly pertinent aspects of the disease, together with deductions of practical importance derived from them.By SIMON FLEXNER, M.D.12 min
IT is an open secret that Canada has been vainly endeavoring for more than a year to increase her tonnage of ocean-going vessels. When the war first broke out, Canada could have bought either the interned Austrian, or German, vessels tied up at American docks at $37 a ton ; but British authorities vetoed the project.By AGNES C. LAUT11 min
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