SHINING Lake lay in a belly of Keewatin hills. From its west shore rose a mound of conglomerate two hundred feet or more, and on the other side of this, nestling flat against a cliff, was a shack; outside an ordinary affair of logs and mud chinking, inside a droll combine of home and mining industry.By W. A. FRASER, LOUIS KEENE33 min
AND indeed it was all extraordinarily like something on a stage. Slinker, for instance. He had a prowling, sidelong fashion of moving about, and enormous yellow mustaches like a Viking. Surely some artist in the make-up line had invented Slinker!By CAMILLA KENYON23 min
"HELEN," cried Jim Drummond, bursting into his cousin's laboratory, "when did you last hear from Larry Skelton?" Helen Dupont sat perfectly motionless, absorbed in the reaction which was taking place between the fumes from a boiling beaker, and a test tube which she held in her hand.By MADGE MACBETH23 min
THE fates so ordained it that Captain Zebedee Knott paused long enough to light his pipe, thereby materially altering the entire finish of his career. For he had to strike two matches, and that delay just enabled him to catch sight of a large and battered pith helmet, under the shade of which he noticed a familiar face.By HENRY P. HOLT21 min
MY OBJECT in writing for MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE four articles on the subject of Drug Addiction has been to show: (1) How widespread this evil has become in Canada; What the Federal Government has done to check it; and what further steps should be taken by them to this end.By EMILY F. MURPHY19 min
AN open wood fire is a very companionable thing. The little dancing tongues of flame, the mystic dancing shadows, the pictures in the glowing coals play a harmonious accompaniment, with variations to supplement the gravest or gayest conversation, or inter-play delightfully with the dreamy reveries of the one who spends a quiet evening with his own thoughts for company.By EMILY J. GUEST13 min
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