The love borne by the painter, Thomas Lawrence, for Sarah Siddons' daughters veered first toward one and then toward the other, in most amazing fashion, and so love, pathos, tragedy and humor are amazingly intermingled.By E. BARRINGTON58 min
Second only to Christmas, St. Valentine’s Day is the children’s festival. It is the day of children s parties and she is a wise mother who, knows how to encourage the children to entertain themselves. They love to make things, to do things—themselves. Here are some hints from other mothers and a teacher who have learned the secret.By INA WINIFRED COLWELL8 min
DONOVAN greeted them with evident relief. His recent promotion to Detective-Lieutenant had been won solely upon merit and he took his work seriously; hence he had found this futile hour at Westchester a poor beginning for the day and therefore irksome.By HERBERT HOPKINS MOORHOUSE28 min
Question-—Is stock in the Mortgage Discount and Finance Company a safe investment for a woman? I only have a small amount of savings.—Miss J., St. Catharines, Ont. Answer—The Mortgage Discount and Finance Company is well managed and continues to make progress.
The struggle between youth and authority — the clash between love and parental desire—is fought over a fresh battlefield in this vividly human story of life among the new Canadians of the prairies.By ANNA KURYLA BYCHINSKY26 min
ONE of the prophetic cartoons which ushered in the New Year, showed 1926 still in his swaddling clothes busily splitting the income tax in two. The scene was not set in Canada, however. It was an American cartoonist applying prophecy to United States conditions—based upon the promise of President Coolidge of a further slash in the income tax of the United States. The United States Government is about to make its third reduction in income taxes in five years.By J. HERBERT HODGINS7 min
Disclosure of how Sir George Bury saved his reputation and completed the Rogers Pass tunnel by flying in the face of the advice of the best engineers on the continent, and his own account of his sudden resignation from the C.P.R. when E. W. Beatty became president are two of the dramatic titbits of this, the concluding instalment of his memoirs.By SIR GEORGE BURY24 min
Even taking the uniform into account it was scarcely surprising that the family refused to get excited about Jack. Families can be so annoying. But Dorrie was an enterprising little lady—“inclined to be baby-dollish, only with more character—naturally.”By DOROTHY FAIRWEATHER16 min
Is it possible for East to meet West on the common ground of Canadianismf “Yes,” said the enthusiasts who met at Winnipeg in November and prepared to launch a Dominionwide federation of Boards of Trade. “Yes,” echoes this article which describes the new and significant currents that are surging through the Canadian business world.By W. A. IRWIN15 min
IF YOU will think on it but a little—and it is much better not to do so—you will perceive that, at any moment in your life, all of the life that follows depends on what you do at the moment. What you do at the moment need not be something which seems of any importance.By JAMES HOPPER15 min
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