TO LOOK down into the Latomia dei Cappuccini is like getting a bird’s-eye view of a flowering subterranean paradise into which some Titan in sportive mood had pitched innumerable boulders, many of them the size of a house. Here and there rise from the abyss huge unquarried columns festooned with ferns and shrubs, their summits reaching level with the surface of the surrounding country, while the floor of the Latomia is a hundred feet below it.By ALAN SULLIVAN28 min
MR. BRADFORD paused, obviously gauging to a nicety the capabilities of the broad-shouldered young man across the desk. "Nominally. Mr. Archer.” he proceeded, "you will be my secretary. But occasionally you will be called upon to deal with matters which are not strictly within the province of a secretary.”By CLELAND LUNDY24 min
OH, IT’S terrible,” moaned Polly O’Moore, “to be in love with a man who doesn't even knowI’m a woman.” Across the surface of three desks, over the heads of three typewriters, she was looking at the imperturbable object of her anguish. Hard-as-nails Joe Dennis.By HELEN STRAUSS24 min
THE TRANSACTION between the Ontario Government and Aemilius Jarvis regarding the redemption of sterling bonds outstanding in England, of which the details were given in the previous article, came in for practically no criticism from the Oppositions—the Government at that time was honored by having two, ably led by Hartley Dewart and Howard Ferguson—except in one minor regard.By E. C. DRURY18 min
COMMUNISM, nothin’!” John MacNab. grizzled veteran of Northern construction, glared across the rough-lumber desk at his partner and office manager. "I was battlin’ such troubles, Alec Moore, before one of yer pen-scratchin’ tribe heard tell of a communist.” Moore eased a portly self backward in his chair and shrugged wearily.By JACK PATERSON14 min
A CROSS THE PACIFIC lies a potential market for Canadian producers and manufacturers, the surface of which has barely been scratched. What are we going to do about it? What have we done about it to date? Mighty little! Talked a lot. of course, and even sent a trade commissioner or two to Asia; then, with smug complacency, settled back in our chairs to await a flood of orders.By C. L. ARMSTRONG13 min
A ROUND Pat Ware’s uncle’s place would have been best, but they kept away from there. They finally went over to Turkey Sabin’s, where there were maples and a mountain ash and elms. The four boys, raking energetically, shouting orders at each other in the autumn early twilight, got together two big piles of rustling aromatic leaves, one for the fire and one for fuel reserve.By ARTHUR T. MUNYAN11 min
AFTER ALL, a stew is just what you make it. It may be a poor affair, weak and watery and discouraged. Or it may be a triumphant thing of full, rich flavor; a dish to do you credit. When I hear anyone speak slightingly of this royal compound, I am sure they have been the victim of poor cooking.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL10 min
LEGISLATION usually reflects rather than anticipates public opinion, and the — new Federal Securities Act which went into effect in the United States a few weeks ago is no exception to the general rule. Public opinion, aroused by the flood of illconceived financing consummated during the Coolidge prosperity era, is responsible for this act, which aims at greater protection for the investor and goes much further than the state and provincial “blue-sky” laws passed since 1929.By WARNER A. HIGGINS7 min
AFTER the first Mass to be held in Collins Bay had been sung, I realized that a penitentiary is a place where emotions reach extremes. Devotion easily becomes the bedfellow of infamy, and fervor sits with hate. Yet I will always remember a certain convict who for a few moments became an acolyte and had his moment of sacred glory.By AUSTIN CAMPBELL7 min
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