AN ENGLISHMAN seated upon a divan in one of the lofty rooms of the Salons Prives nudged the arm of his companion, newly arrived from England. He was by way of being showman and had been pointing put the notabilities of the place. “Do you see the fair young man moving round the table on the left?”By E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM74 min
Should a virtuous woman endanger her reputation to save her spurned lover from a fail term? This question, as well as the ethics of true sportsmanship, is featured in this vivid story.By ADELA ROGERS ST. JOHN37 min
IN GIVING an account of what happened to Philip Allaway in connection with the Kingscote inheritance, it is only fair to make it clear that that young man’s predilections were largely the result of environment and heredity. His father had been a happy-golucky character, who expected more from life than he put into it.By ALAN SULLIVAN29 min
Above the literary horizon a new star has appeared — Martha Ostenso, the Winnipeg girl, who recently won, with her first novel, a $13,500 prize. Some of the qualities of that work are evident in this short story of simple folk.By MARTHA OSTENSO16 min
THE clock on Parliament Hill boomed the hour of noon, and the member from Gopher Plains laid down his pen, yawned, and addressing an unseen face behind a newspaper, inquired: “When do we eat?” It was half a minute later before his friend and seat mate vouchsafed any reply, and then it was accompanied with gestures of violence and snorts of disapproval.By CECIL CRACKENTHORPE14 min
MY NEIGHBOR leaned over our green picket fence the other evening as we both emerged from our cellars with ashes for the Tuesday morning collection. “What do you think of the Budget which Robb brought down at Ottawa the other day?” I asked him.By J. HERBERT HODGINS9 min
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