Cummings had spent his way out of two good jobs and didn’t know where to look for another. Then he met the incomparable Ann and turned his talent for tasteful extravagance to a useful purpose.By BEATRICE REDPATH30 min
Men of iron are these teamsters of the northern freight trails. Constant scourging of searing cold and instant hazard tries them to their very souls. Once in a long time, as in the case of Luke Snow, the test searches out a rotten spot.By JOHN BEAMES28 min
SANG LEROY’S dark handsome face twisted with disdain. For British sailors he had respect—Name of a name, they fought like demons and a man might well swell his chest at thought of beating them in fair fight—but these craven merchants! Bah, there was no courage in them! They were fat creatures fit only to be fleeced by such as he, a freebooter of Port Royal.By BENGE ATLEE27 min
Compared to the lives of the sisters Day, a convict in solitary confinement was a triumph of self-expression. But, when Miss Mittee caught tonsilitis and Miss Hettie adopted tonsilitis, hospital doors proved to be the portals of adventure.By RICHARD CONNELL19 min
Canada's material progress during the three decades since Confederation has more than justified the courage and foresight of the men who, in 1867, brought us into being as a nation. Will the next generation see full materialization of their spiritual vision?By JOHN NELSON17 min
SPEAK the word, Ontario, to many a loyal British Columbian, and he thinks of “back home.” Harken to the economicsconscious agrarian of the great West on the warpath, and Ontario becomes synonymous with “selfish East.” Go down to Atlantic’s shore and catch the real downeasterner in a confiding mood, and you’ll probably find that to him Ontario connotes Niagara Falls, automobiles and prosperity.
WHEN first Prince Edward Island is seen rising out of the blue sea, its low red cliffs crowned with verdant green, one understands why it is I called the Garden of the Gulf. Its luxuriant vegetation, its red winding roads bordered with hedges, and serene pastoral beauty recall certain portions of rural England. But while English hedges are chiefly of hawthorn, these as a rule are of fir, spruce or cedar, whose greenery must be cheering to see amid winter’s snows.By GERTRUDE E. S. PRINGLE11 min
A girl eager for thrills—and a mouse hungry for cheese! How the fate of the one awakened within the other a realization of self-centredness is told in this vignette of the flapper age.By LLEWELLYN HUGHES11 min
NEAR Perce, on the Gaspe peninsula, rearing nearly 300 feet from the sea which bathes its base, is a rock. The wonder of scientists, it is pierced by a vast arch. Separated from it by a narrow channel of water is another rock. Its shape has suggested many images.
NEW countries, particularly those of the Western Hemisphere, often have been accused of profligacy in the use and disposal of their natural heritages. In one particular, at least, this charge cannot be laid against the Dominion of Canada, for, in setting aside large areas of forest, mountain and stream as playgrounds for her people, Canada has set the world a striking example.
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