WHEN he opened his eyes again a moonbeam lay bright along the path, and a figure in a long dressing gown was passing by. He was dreaming, wasn’t he? There was a sick sensation in his head, a giddiness—and, besides that, it gave him great pain.By FRANK L. PACKARD59 min
THE proprietor of the Southern Breeze Hotel, Mr. Byron Unicorn, stood behind the new mahogany counter closely scanning through his hornrimmed glasses the names of guests that day registered. Two flourishing autographs caught his eye and riveted his attention.By ARCHIE P. McKISHNIE26 min
THE vice-president leaned back comfortably in his chair. To-night he might be on his way to the Atlantic to settle some out-cropping difficulty. This afternoon, even, he might be crowded up against some tangle; faced with the need of quick and momentous decisions.By J. L. RUTLEDGE20 min
THE motor purred along the roads. Mark Wilgress scarcely noticed the country through which he passed; fields spotted with hay ricks; a stretch of wood that threw out a damp smell of rotting ferns and undergrowth; a small red farmhouse overtopped by a huge gray barn: an apple orchard where the fruit was being picked and tossed into scarlet mounds.By BEATRICE REDPATH13 min
THE truly scientific mind demands that all things be classified, ourselves included Let us therefore devote a few moments to filing away the twentieth century in its proper pigeon-hole. There has been the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, this age and that.By SCRUTATOR10 min
WITH the passage by the U. S. Congress of an act embodying the agreement between the British and United States Debt Commissioners, there has been an all-round revival of confidence. The tax-payers and merchants of Britain and the United States alike now know where they stand.By GILBERT E. JACKSON10 min
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