I HOPE you slept well, sir,” said Benson, as I sat down to my breakfast of iced Casaba and eggs O’Brien, a long month later. “Like a top, thank you,” I was able to announce to that anxious-eyed old retainer of mine. “That sounds like old times, sir,” ventured Benson, caressing his own knuckle-joints very much as though he were shaking hands with himself.By Arthur Stringer37 min
JANE ANN, kneading fragrant bread-dough on the kitchen table, slapped the spongy mass before her with big hands, punched it with her fists, banged it with all the ardor her glad heart backed by two hundred and ten pounds of vigor could muster. For Jane Ann believed in carrying the spirit of her religion into her work.By ARCHIE P. McKISHNIE30 min
ASKED the Count? Did you expect him to understand or answer you?" "He is getting on remarkably -simply marveliously well with his Eng lish. He said with perfect fluency: `Mister Dig'It's so amusing and charming to hear him refer to Mr. Bradley as `Dig'`Mr. Dig,' he said, `say unto me.By ONOTO WATANNA28 min
WHEN peace was declared, each of us took it differently. A mother / exclaimed: "Oh, now my boy won't have to go," and wiped away a tear. A young girl ex claimed regretfully: "Oh, goodness! Now he won't be able to use those socks I sent him," and frowned moodily until her mother re(Canadian troops landing a minded her that we had also worn socks before the war.By GEORGE PEARSON22 min
THE out crook Yukon and was professional full of fakers, gambler from to the the out-andotherwise honest miner who faked the amount of work that the law provided must be done on each claim. They cropped up everywhere. Foremost among those I remember was Hatfield the Rain-maker.By E. WARD SMITH16 min
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.