HE WAS a little man with the face of a rat and the soul of a rabbit; it didn’t seem he could have a brain.” Over and over again that one sentence kept ringing in Donald Craig’s ears. As a description of Patrick Leverton it had at one time seemed apt beyond question, but that time had been five years ago.By LESLIE HOWARD GORDON44 min
HOW far should the State go to protect an investor against the unwise expenditure of his money? This question constantly recurs in legislative and financial circles, and has given rise to many attempts to ameliorate an evil by the enactment of what is known as a “Blue Sky” law.
WHEN the letter came Adam Hagar had been fitting some braces into a wagon body and a heap of long rods of iron, such as black-smiths use, lay beside his anvil. A strong man could bend one of these rods in his hands: an exceedingly strong man could bend two at once; but Adam Hagar could take three and double them together.By Wm. Merriman Rouse31 min
MY SON, it is ever thus, when spring is on the way,” smiled Oo-koo-hoo, as Granny entered with glee and displayed a new deerskin work-bag, containing needles, thread, thimble and scissors; a present from Shing-wauk The Little Pine Neykia’s “Now that spring and love are going to hunt together,” further remarked the Indian, “the snow will run away, and the ice begin to tremble, when it hears the home-coming birds singing among the trees.By ARTHUR HEMING30 min
THIS is the story of a man who did not know his multiplication table when he was nineteen years of age, but developed into a successful manufacturer of hardware and carpenter’s tools. It is the story of a poor boy who had little education in his youth and is now a member of the Council of Public Instruction for his province.By SINCLAIR LAIRD28 min
HOW a Canadian girl made good in the New York business world to the extent of organizing and becoming one of the heads of a million and a half dollar corporation, is told in an interesting interview with Miss Ethel M. Vance, who only three years ago was pounding out an existence as a stenographer in Vancouver, British Columbia.By DOROTHY G. BELL6 min
THE hour was five. Shalor sat at his office desk putting his papers in order, preparatory to leaving for the night. He was the assistant county crown attorney. In his early thirties, keen, alert, aggressive, his well-groomed appearance suggested prosperity.By C. W. STEPHENS28 min
A PART from the sumptuously-clad stardom, or the bare-backed fame of “movie-land” to which we have long been accustomed, there are other interesting positions for women in the film picture world. Women’s achievement in the realm of the moving picture will not be confined in the future merely to the display of physical charms, histrionic talent, or even writing and producing.
W.P.S., Owen Sound, Ont.—Opinions differ as to the merits of Sinclair Oil, on which you have paid a large sum in margins. A large oil producer takes the view that you had better take your loss and get out, holding that the company has not been conspicuous for good management.
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