I OWN that I was to blame, that I was hasty, cross-grained and aggressive; and I shall never cease to regret it. But I had some reason, at the time it seemed to me that I had good reason, to be short-tempered; and if Perceval Ellis had recognized this and made allowances for my position—however, it is too late now to consider what might have happened in other circumstances and had we been different men.
Question—Can you give me any information as to the Dominion Combing Mills? Do you think this woyld be a good investment?—Subscriber, Selkirk, Man. Answer :— The Dominion Combing Mills, which are located at Trenton, Ont. have been running about seven months or so.
THEY put him out the week before Christmas. By rights his sentence did not expire till the last day of the month but his conduct had been exemplary,and the prison Chaplain had put in a good word for his. So they made him a present of a week. his clothes and the shilling that had been found in his pocket and let him go.By I. A. R. WYLIE22 min
MRS. ELDER tucked a last sweet-lavendered garment within a full sweet-lavendered drawer and sighed. she enjoyed the sigh.from some point of outside observation she seemed to be watching herself sitting there, alone in the quiet bedroom, her hands folded in her lap; an open drawer, filled with small and dainty garment, in front of her.By ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY22 min
TWO men entered the smoking room of the Hotel Astor, New York City, and “whiffed”; the scent of a well-seasoned briar was in the air. “Gosh,” said the first, “that’s a juicy one. You don’t often smell one so strong. Who has it?” “There’s only one man who smokes a pipe as strong as that,” replied his friend.By J. FRIEND DAY18 min
IF YOU see a parent headed for the school,” a teacher once succinctly remarked, “you know something’s wrong.” That was some time ago, and the old order has passed and ushered in a new and much better one. Now, at least with a few exceptions, when we see a parent we sigh with hoped-for relief and think perhaps things will be better.By PANSY ATKINS7 min
ENGLAND'S musical and pictorial press of late has been pointing a paradox with cruelly-kind compliments to a gracious and charming the winter of life. She seems ieally on a desert pallid phantom artiste that once triumph. Even her name is familiar to but few of this generation.By CHARLES HARRISON GIBBONS18 min
PEGGY sat on the playroom floor and looked disconsolately at the toys ranged before her. There was, first of all, dear old Teddy, a trifle rakish and weather-beaten; but being dragged through life by the ear would make the stoutest of teddy bears appear slightly dishevelled.By ELAINE HAMILTON12 min
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