I LIKE Elsom. It is a seaside resort in the south of England, not very far from Brighton, and it has something of the late Georgian charm of that populous town without its bustle and its garishness. Here and there is an old house, solid and pretentious in no unpleasing fashion (like a decayed gentlewoman of good family whose discreet pride in her ancestry amuses rather than offends you) which was built in the reign of the First Gentleman in Europe and where a courtier of fallen fortunes may well have passed his declining years.By W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM41 min
BOB rolled over and looked out of the window. It was a dull morning; there had been rain during the night, and there was a drizzle, now. “Day like this?” he protested. “Like fun, I’ll hustle!” Chad dragged the bed clothes to the floor, routing him out.By BEN AMES WILLIAMS40 min
Downward into the abyss of failure young Worthing appears to be plunging—until he meets Natica Kemp, who shows him there may be something more worth while than polo, jazz, cocktails and time-servingBy LAWRENCE PERRY37 min
THE dreariest budget debate in all political history went out in a burst of near-fireworks. Of course there never was any doubt that the Government would be sustained, and sustained it was by the largest budget majority—it was 112—on record.By J. K. MUNRO16 min
BUSINESS men are becoming increasingly cognizant of the economic significance of the present inflow of settlers. Immigration of capital and peoples is regarded as vital to the full progress of the Dominion. “Canada can, without doubt, absorb a minimum of 300,000 and a a maximum of 500,000 new people, per year,” according to President Beatty of the C.P.R.By J. HERBERT HODGINS12 min
Mr. Fraser has encountered animals of almost all varieties, in various quarters of the globe. His adventures with animals, wild and domestic, in Canada will be told in a series of several articles which will appear in forthcoming issues.By W. A . FRASER11 min
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