Sir Philip believes that certain stories can best be told as “little novels.” This dramatic story of life in Berlin to-day is his latest fictional effort in this direction. Certainly, there is no “padding” in this powerful tale.By SIR PHILIP GIBBS73 min
Old Bill, skilled tracker of the wilds, deduced unerringly from a crushed-down pile of brush and boughs, that there had recently passed two fugitive Indians who, although they had axe and knife, ate their food raw. The suspense increases in remarkable story.By ARTHUR HEMING30 min
"WOMAN talk less than men, and in this secretarial work, they are less corruptible!" Such is the extraordinary statement made by a Minister of the Crown in support of his preference for a woman secretary. . . a private secretary, be it underStood.By MADGE MacBETH21 min
Princes and statesmen, and the leading political figures of Canada, the greatest of the British dominions, all came under the appraising eye of this master Canadian portrait painter, who has put aside the brush and palette to give his recollections and philosophy of life to the country.By J . W. L . FORSTER20 min
WHAT are the economic ills of the maritimes, and what can the rest of Canada be expected to do, by way of correcting them? “That there are maritime grievances of various kinds, political and otherwise, few will question,” the Charlottetown Guardian tells us, apropos of the recent Moncton conference and of a forthcoming Charlottetown conference both of which, in turn, are preliminary to a proposed national conference.By J. HERBERT HODGINS13 min
Here is an intimate little sketch of Hon. E. M. Macdonald, Canada's Minister of Militia, which is particularly interesting—in fact, almost unique, in that it deals with a politician who does not seek publicity, and who keeps silent in the House when he might talk.By JOHN NELSON11 min
Generally, One Does Not Associate Sport with Business Acumen, yet the Accompanying Account of the Achievements of a Famous Canadian Woman Golfer Would Seem to Show That They are Natural CorollariesBy GERTRUDE E. S. PRINGLE10 min
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.