AN HOUR after Arthur had left the house on the Monday morning Josina went slowly up the stairs to her father’s room. She was young and the stairs were shallow, but the girl’s knees shook under her as she mounted them, one by one, and her hand trembled on the banister.By STANLEY J. WEYMAN74 min
IT IS oft-times difficult to place one’s mind definitely upon the small details of the past and say just where was the beginning of an incident; yet in this instance I can be quite positive that it began for me at the very second when I came to realize that Dunk Freebourne’s nervousness was real and not assumed.By GUY MORTON28 min
FOR SOME distance the grade had been hewn perilously out of the mountain side and the blizzard coming suddenly and furiously out of the northwest had precipitated upon it accumulations of débris and snow loosened by a series of storms. The transcontinental had miraculously escaped one slide, only to be stalled by another a mile or so farther on.By CHARLES G. BOOTH26 min
"YES: she's a beautiful woman. There's no doubt about that. What did you say her name was?" "I haven't mentioned her name," I returned. "But there's no secret about it. She is Lady Sylvia Clavering." "Ah! Sylvia. Of course, I remember now."By “SAPPER” H. C. McNEILE25 min
PERRIN shut his eyes for a second. He opened them again. Nothing had changed. He did not expect anything to be changed. He would have been startled if any change had occurred. Closing his eyes had been merely an instinctive action, the sort of thing a man does when he stares too long at something which he cannot clearly make out.By BERTRAND W. SINCLAIR23 min
THE PURPORT of this article is to convey to as many Canadians as may read it an idea of what the League of Nations is, how it works and what it has done since its establishment on January 10, 1920. Since then, Canada has been represented at the first and second assemblies of the League and has taken an active and honorable part in both and bears her proportion of the expenses of the League.By SIR GEORGE E. FOSTER23 min
"ALL READY! Action! Camera!” Just where the river narrowed to a blue-drab swirl that struck at the grey rocks like an angry rattler, its burden of buoyant, gleaming logs had become jammed. Heaving and grinding with the swift current to give it, impetus the mass of floating timbers quivered as though with fear; then, "suddenly, as a herd of cattle will stampede at fancied menace, each unit of that long raft went on the rampage.By ARCHIE P. McKISHNIE19 min
YOU WOULD hardly expect anyone so dainty and fragile-looking— so like a bit of Dresden china— to drive her own car. Rut she does. You would never guess that anyone so young and pretty was an outstanding business woman. But she is. For seven years she has been the manager of an office, with a staff of five stenographers, two clerks and two book-keepers under her.By GERTRUDE E. S. PRINGLE14 min
OLD AS Indian mythology itself, the picturesque sun dance of Western Canadian tribesmen will soon be quite as much a thing of the past as the secret of fashioning arrowheads and spear-heads from flint. The Sun Dance has always been pretty much of a mystery to white men, held as it has been within close-packed walls built of the boughs of the sacred spruce tree, and its devotees pledged to a secrecy that has seldom been violated.By NICHOLAS NORTH13 min
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