"RUTH,” cried Peter, bursting into the house as though there was dynamite behind him, “do you know where you are going?” “Eventually, yes,” I said, “at least I’ve a pretty good general idea, but why spoil my evening by bringing it up now?” “I don’t mean eternity,” refuted Peter, “I mean—” “Unless there is a sudden change for the better, I presume it will be to take you a mama doll and pass it in behind the bars,” I presumed.By NORMA PHILLIPS MUIR28 min
THERE wasn’t one chance in a thousand of effecting communication with the wreck. Our boats had entirely gone long since —every last strake of them; they’d been snatched from the davit-tackles as if they were wet paper boats. Very obviously the wreck’s own boats had gone, too: as had almost the whole of her.By FRANK H. SHAW26 min
WITH the advent of bright spring days, warm sunshine and long evenings, there comes to every housewife the urge to clean up, brush up, paint up — a craving to see things about her home bright and fresh and clean. After the long weary winter months the rooms have perhaps become drab and dull.By DOROTHY G. BELL13 min
WHAT is this apprehension that has arisen, afresh, as to the menacing significances of Canadian-American commercial relations? Dr. Berger, whom the Canadian daily newspapers have ranked as “a noted financial expert of London, Eng.,” has been amongst us stressing his fears that Canada’s increasing purchases from the United States may cause the latter country, in twenty-five years, to possess a very strong voice in determining Canada’s future trade and status, political and otherwise.By J. HERBERT HODGINS9 min
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