TO MR. J. H. LATIMER PAIGE, Sr., Westmount, P.Q. Report on J. H. Latimer Paige, Jr., November 27 to December 25, 1931. Dear Sir: I am sending you herewith the first monthly report on the progress, pursuits, associates and general conduct of your son, as per our agreement.By RUTH BURR SANBORN
In the hectic days of the late stock boom, John Rockingham, a Canadian financier, plots with Sir Peter Tarne and Lord Moundell to secure control of Canada's mineral wealth. Chester Lane is Rockingham’s legal adviser; Parker, the Minister of Public Order, is his servant; LeGresley is his manager.By JAMES MICHAEL CORBIE
WHEN Cal Dumble brought his wife home, people pitied her. They did not pity her because Cal was a poor provider, but because she was married to Cal. Cal was far from being a poor provider. He was a good provider; even a plentiful provider, as far as the actual providing went.By WILL E. INGERSOLL
THE driver gives his Lizzie an aperitif of essence and we leave Albert by the Bray Road. We are headed Amiens way, but are minus the expectancy that rode with us when we went along that route in '18 to the great attack of August the eighth. We pass a French cemetery and dip down into a valley, and soon are passing a large airplane factory.By WILL R. BIRD
I SHOULD like to see,” said Mrs. Wimple with sarcasm, "if my wooden legs will carry me to that hot-dog stand over yonder.” “Darling,” said Mr. Wimple. "I will fetch you a hot dog.” “You will kindly sit still, you tyrant.” The lady climbed out of a ten-thousand-dollar car and, on legs that were merely cramped from nine hundred miles of motoring, made her way toward the centre of the park.By JOHN HOLDEN
IT WAS the first murder case in Iceland in more than a decade. That, however, did not account as much for the intense interest and excitement it caused as the fact that David Gudbrandsson—“Dabbi,” as he was known by all who, in the least, were familiar with the fishing industry in Iceland—voluntarily surrendered himself to the police as the murderer.By J. H. GISLASON
OBODY seems to know just what is happening to the money of the world. Those who need it can’t get it, and those who have it can’t spend it. Business is waiting for buyers, and buyers for business. Borrowers are afraid to borrow for fear of having to repay three and four times the amount, and creditors are afraid to lend for fear of losing everything.By DORA M. SANDERS
HE PUSHED open a glass door, and his voice was drowned by the chatter of machines. I bent close and tried to understand what he was saying, but I couldn’t because the machines were so insistent. They reminded me of the war, and rifles hammering down the line a bit.By ARTHUR LOWE
CONSTABLE GEORGE WILMETT of the Mounted Police moved quietly through the streets of Frank, Alberta, observing carefully the faces and movements of the unemployed and striking miners who were still abroad. His orders were to detect and arrest the thieves who had been working the district that centred on the Wild Goose Hotel.By VERNON LACHANCE
FIFTY MILLION movie fans can't be wrong! That’s the way Hollywood producers look at it—and it is their business to see that the fans get what they want. And what do they want? What do they go to see—these great masses who are shelling out their shekels by the bushel to crowd into picture palaces ablaze with electric lights?By ELLEN E. MACKIE
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