THERE was I, struggling for my life in the middle of the half-mile wide river. Now even if I did reach shore, how could I live? How could I get food? My gun and axe were gone. Besides, no white man, Indian or Eskimo lived in all that country, and I was more than seven hundred miles from the nearest railroad.By ARTHUR HEMING35 min
PAULA, speechless from indignation, dressed for her engagement dinner. Her indignation was directed against Lady Demeter’s blatant hostility; her speechlessness was accounted for by the dismal consciousness, that in some specious way, Clara had right on her side.By WILLIAM J. LOCKE32 min
A good salesman, like a good soldier, makes himself master of circumstance, and never knows when he is defeated. Samuel Guppy was a simple soul, and the cards were stacked against him. Did he lie down? He did not. If you want to see a real salesman in action read this story.By NORMAN REILLY RAINE24 min
This is fiction, of course, but it might well he fact. P. W. Luce knows the country he describes like the palm of his hand. If hy invent stories, says he, when the raw material is right at your door?By PHILIP WINTER LUCE19 min
To Draw From Nature Its Fullest Measure of Health and Beauty One Must Go Out To It, Meet It, Live With It, and Be Soothed To Sleep by Running Waters, Beneath the Pines and the Stars, Getting Back to Nature for the Business Girl Need Not Be An Expensive Procedure, As the Accompanying Article Will Show.By INA WINIFRED COLWELL13 min
Wrangel Island, for which brave men died to hold for Canada, has witnessed many a grim drama played with everlasting ice as a stage and a curtain of blinding snow, but the Arctic has never known more of tragic mystery than the fate of the Party of which this absorbing article tells.By D. M. LE BOURDAIS12 min
Why is it that, despite the stock jest that the rural dweller has become in story and on the stage, some of the biggest men in the economic life of the Dominion spent their early lives upon a farm? The reason of this is readily appreciated after reading Mr. Hodgins’ vivid and interesting account of the life and training of J. H. Fortier.By J. HERBERT HODGINS11 min
To those familiar with the Canadian Air Force station at Jericho near Vancouver, the names and exploits of the late Major McLaurin, Major Godfry, Lieuts. McLeod and Duncan and Corporal Dickie are well known. Not so generally recognized are the dogged grit, and faithful endurance of their feathered comrades, the carrier pigeons.By JOHN NELSON10 min
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