FIFTEEN the world years in stinking of barging old tin-pot about tramp ships is not the best schooling you can get in the use of words, except perhaps, of the hardweather variety that reddens landsmen’s ears; and I’d rather take a haul on a fore-to,-gallant brace any day, than pick up a pen.By NORMAN REILLY RAINE93 min
One of the most interesting personalities in Canada to-day is the subject of the accompanying article. A woman writer who is capable of balancing Occidental breeding and customs so delicately in the Far East that she has won the love and confidence of manyEastern peoples.By N. DE BERTRAND LUGRIN9 min
Question—What is your opinion of United Bond Company’s seven per cent, first mortgage bonds? Is this safe for a woman to invest her money in? —Mrs. MacN., Woodstock, Ontario. Answer—As we understand it, the United Bond Company, Limited, of Windsor, Ontario, operates similarly to a Detroit enterprise of a similar nature of which it is said to be an offshoot, although it maintains its separate identity.
DURING the night the temperature seemed to have dropped around twenty below zero.In the morning, when the sun caught the mist rising from the open rapids, it suggested golden smoke amid a winter forest in Fairyland. Making good headway up the river valley.By :~RTIHIVR HEMING31 min
" YES, it's a nice looking diamond, but-" the jeweller demurs. "But-what?" the owner demands. `It's `off color,' that's all." "Well, that spoils it for me." Diamonds, in spite of “off color" defects, may still have a certain commercial value, but an investor who buys “off color” securities may find that the money “invested” is worse than wasted; that his neatly engraved certificates are not worth a cancelled Russian postage stamp.By M. L. HAYWARD7 min
MORALLY,peter is to blame for the whole thing.It was his ragging at me that started it, and my desire to be a dutiful wife that finished it. "Ruth,''he said to me one morning when I had removed the women's page from the morning paper and started to read it, over my coffee cup.By NORNIA PHILLIPS MUIR26 min
GOOD-BYE. Anne.' she called, and turning, watched. the porter stowing her bag under the Then she began can to think about it. W'hyever had Anne said,at'that last oil-aboard moment, "Remember me `o Bruce. wren you see him." She didn't expect to see Proc ne didn't wish to see him, Anne must have Port Credit's Hamilton and still she wondered.By AGNES C. McGREGOR22 min
SUGGESTING that a woman of eighty-seven should write her recollections is like giving her a big bag of colored silks Thread after thread is drawn out, and the embroiderly of narrative grows with surprising quickness,so readily do fresh memories crop up I cannot say when my maternal ancestors first came to this country,but think it must have been somewhere in the reign of George II.By JANE SEYM0UR18 min
ON A June day of vivid sunshine, blue sky and sportive breezes, Mrs. Bain and Mrs. Weir, in their respective backyards, were taking in their clothes. So similar was the washing on each line that a casual observer would have been able to deduce that the members of each household were the same in number—two children and a pair of parents.By GERTRUDE E. S. PRINGLE6 min
THE manager of the employ-ment agency spoke "Yes, I've got a job for you. It's up in the bush. Got a dollar The tattered, down-at-heels float-ing laborer,with a bundle of dirty rags tucked under his arm, shook his head. No he didn't have a dollar He didn't have any food in him either, but that is by the way I haven't got a dollar mister.By ASHLEY AUSTEN17 min
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