IN THE good old pre-psychoanalytical days when mid-Victorian stencils drew broad lines of demarcation between good and evil, black and white, John Bell would either have engaged gloatingly to do Perry Gabriel's dirty work, or else, without a second's delay, have spurned his infamous requirements and knocked him for a row of antimaccassars.By MRS. WILSON WOODROW47 min
ON THE veranda of the Golf Club, overlooking the fair Canadian city of Ballater and the shimmering waters of Lake Ontario beyond, sat Mr. MacLatehie. He was just now as much at peace with the world as he was ever likely to be, for he was not the kind of man to be selected as the personification of pacificism.By C. W. STEPHENS29 min
LONG before she was fully awake that morning, Althea Dale was conscious of two impressions. One was of the interminable patter of rain on the tin roof of the verandah that sloped away from her bedroom window. The other was of movements within the house: the clatter of dishes, the sound of sweeping, the prattle of children—following the more subdued voices of Granville Pearce and his wife.By LESLIE GORDON BARNARD27 min
JACOB VENNING sat watching the loan company manager with a look of dumb surprise on his sunburnt face. Later anger would get the upper hand, but at the moment it was surprise. He had never doubted he would get the loan; could scarcely believe, even now, that the manager’s carefully-chosen words meant a refusal.By JOHN M. ELSON, J. L. RUTLEDGE22 min
HE WAS known to the district as Pablo Sepulveda, and he came riding up from Mexico like some brilliant leaf blown along on the first chill puffs of the autumn santana. A lean, brown fellow, half of him a pair of white cotton trousers, the rest of him wrapped in a serape of scarlet and green, topped by a battered sombrero.By CHARLES SAXBY20 min
THE Dominion government has completed one of the most important pieces of financing seen in this market in several years in the sale of $22,500,000 of Canadian National Railway 15-year, 5 per cent. guaranteed serial bonds to a large and representative syndicate of Canadian investment houses and banks.By ARCHIE W. BLUE13 min
FOR the first time in the history of world fairs Great Britain, France and other European nations will make representative organized exhibits this year at the Canadian National Exhibition. A new building has just been completed for this display.
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