A STRAIN of Irish and Spanish blood makes for beauty, but it does not make for a forgiving disposition. Considine Vachell was a proof of that statement. She had travelled all the way from Karachi to the Northwest Frontier station of Abbotshah to punish a man she hated, and she watched him coming along the club verandah, short and slight in the neat fitting uniform of the Fifth Piffers, for all the world as a leopardess might watch the approach of someone she knew had been cruel to her cub.By Garnett Radcliffe31 min
THERE WAS a full-length mirror in Nancy Van Raalte’s bedroom. Once, standing before it, appraising herself, she said mournfully: "You have plenty of sex but no appeal for the right man, at any rate.” The right man was David Mercer, M.D. He was close by.By ADDISON SIMMONS18 min
AFTER ALL is said and done, the purpose of a prison is to keep men prisoners. So when Inmate Mond did his “Co Boy” stunt from Collins Bay, late one afternoon, he started a vast machine into throbbing life. The land of the wire fence sprang into sudden, angry activity.By AUSTIN CAMPBELL13 min
AMONG the dominies of the gridiron Wilfrid Perry Hughes "Bill” Hughes to tens of thousands of football fans, and Huggsy to his personal friends is the indiarubber man. Most resilient of football mentors, the stocky grizzled, pertinacious chap who this season leads Hamilton Tigers in pursuit of their second successive double rugby championship, has.By FREDERICK EDWARDS10 min
THE SIMPLEST of ingredients are needed to make a custard and there is no particular trick in combining them. Yet so many culinary crimes are committed in the name of “custard” that I am afraid it isn’t as popular as it should be. It seems to be a pretty well-known fact nowadays that proper cooking temperature and time are the important factors in determining the success of the product, so naturally these are the points of greatest interest in a discussion of good custards.By M. FRANCES HUCKS10 min
TALL WINDOWS open on the Ottawa River. To either side are rooms equipped with the paraphernalia of science. In the new National Research Building at Ottawa, devoted to the most modern of State activities. James Purves sits at his drawing board, practising one of the most ancient of arts—that of illuminating.By GRANT DEXTER10 min
BOUT the only thing we haven’t changed in the lumber business these last few years is the tree.” The clean-cut young logging superintendent, whose college accent and neat attire would have brought jeers from an old-time lumber crew but whose knowledge of the timber industries would have overwhelmed the master woodsmen of an earlier day.By CHARLES LUGRIN SHAW10 min
NOVA SCOTIA has declared in favor of a “New Deal” in politics. At the time when President Roosevelt was recruiting the best minds of the universities of the United States, the seagirt province of Canada placed the destiny of its own immediate economic future in the hands of Angus L. MacDonald, forty-threeyear-old Premier, the greater part of whose career to date has been spent within the cloistered halls of Nova Scotia’s colleges and universities.By JUSTIN DALY9 min
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