THE APPEAL of the automobile to the favor of mankind is many-sided. To one person its sheer utility may prove to be its most valued feature; to another the opportunity it affords for the pursuit of health or pleasure. One man is fascinated by the mechanism itself and takes rare delight in the perfect motion of engine and running gear; his neighbor derives his satisfaction from the exhilaration of rapid motion and the shattering of speed records.By W. A. Craick20 min
CAPT. FRANK LEIGH-MERVYN turned from Regent Street down mews in which was located Scobald’s. Curio Shop. He often picked up for a couple of shillings some trinket which he later passed on to an acquaintance at a profit. It happened that the usual weekly auction sale was on.By W. A. Fraser18 min
LET ME put the reader out of suspense at once by saying that we shall not slay the Senate. We shall not slay it for two good reasons—because we do not desire to do so. and because the Senate will not let us. This has not always been my attitude toward the Senate.By H. F. Gadsby18 min
HISTORY is being enaeted in the United States to-day a great deal faster than it can be written. As I write. American ships are moving out of New York harbor for European norts in defiance of Germany’s submarine zore. They are not arming for the present because if they were armed that fact might seem to give excuse for Germany’s attacks on neutral merchantmen.By Agnes Laut15 min
IN CRAG HART could be encountered all the elemental units which entitled him to be rightfully termed the King of the Alaskan. dog-punchers. He was the breathing, implacable. Indian-like embodiment of that sacred crew of Arctic spartans.By Jack Hines13 min
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