“He'd step on his grandmother's neck, to get a rung higher on the ladder of success." How often have you heard that said? This story shows whether ruthlessness in business pays.By ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY22 min
THE steam from Loo Foy’s Laundry found vent into the street through the half-open window beside which Loo Foy himself ironed quite happily. Everything he did was cheerfully executed, even when he was charged with mishandling clothes, to their detriment; when his quick, smiling nod found agreement with the owner’s warning, and his lips repeated like a glad refrain: “must be cahful!” housewives who firmly announced to their husbands their intention of making “that Chinaman pay for that hole in the tablecloth . . . why it’s perfectly ridiculous, my dear, I’m sure he skewers them together to wash them” —even they, in the face of such smiling submission, were content to threaten what would happen financially “next time.”By LESLIE GORDON BARNARD21 min
"AH! I hear that shout again. Hear! Hear! What a life it was!” said Wilberforce when Lady Trevelyn, speechless with excitement, showed him Lord Lansdowne’s letter, offering her brother a seat in Parliament. Ah! that shout of Parliamentary battle.By M. GRATTAN O’LEARY13 min
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