CATHERINE paused for a moment in her task, listened, rose to her feet and moved towards the window. She was in a plain official-looking apartment, separated by a glass partition from many others upon the same floor. She might really have been working in the American office of some great mercantile undertaking.By E. Phillips Oppenheim71 min
Just as the bird of Egyptian mythology soared, young and beautiful, from the ashes of its destruction, so, sometimes, may men regain self-respect and rehabilitation in the crucible of sacrifice.By ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY24 min
THE strapping son of a Ruthenian immigrant of the Great Trek of the late nineties, strode into the sitting room of a country hotel in northern Saskatchewan, removed his gauntlet, and took a drink. The water was distinctly alkaline, but he smacked his lips in satisfaction, and then devoted his attention to rubbing his ear, the tip of which was frozen.By JOHN NELSON14 min
GOLD! The whisper has gone forth and reached out with its million tentacles into the moss-country of the far north, into the southland clear to the Mexican border, and eastward to the seaboard of the Atlantic. Gold! Free gold in the Cassiar! Since the report came down from the north late last October, of the discovery made by Bill Grady and Hugh Ford of rich placer diggings on Gold Pan Creek, Cassiar District, Northern British Columbia, supply merchants of Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle have been stocking up in all those things a miner needs.By JEROME B. EBERTS9 min
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