ARE YOU on a Government mailing list? If not, you are passing up a wealth of information. In these times, when taxes are high and pay cuts are not exceptional, there is a disposition to blame the Government. But before you do so, consider what the country does for you.By GRANT DEXTER10 min
A GOOD NOSE may well be preferred to great riches. If you have a poor nose and great riches, the doctors may acquire your wealth for services rendered and you will wish you had asked the stork for a good nose in the first place. What, you may well ask, is a good nose?By Rowell, M. D.9 min
THE NEXT morning ushered in one of the most dreadful days that I have ever experienced; dreadful not only on account of its incidents but because of the furious wind and lashing rain. Naked branches of trees fell into the streets with loud crashes, a constant menace to motorists and pedestrians; the streets, almost empty of traffic, streamed muddy water; the sky was dirty brown, striped with angry, bustling grey clouds.By B. S. KEIRSTEAD33 min
JUAN was already old when the tiger first came to the circus. In all the years he had followed the show there had never been such a tiger. His name was Rajah, and an inscription over his cage proclaimed him Royal and Bengal. Juan, sad to relate, couldn't read; but when he came trundling his cart of meat for the animals he stopped by Rajah's cage to gaze with awe at the great beast.By ELEANORE GRIFFIN28 min
THIS IS AN age of national planning. We see striking evidence of it in Russia, Italy, Germany, Turkey and the United States. But, so far, Canada has done little to modify her economic or political policies. Nor has there been a new awakening of the Canadian people with the definite purpose of creating a better national spirit, a finer culture, a purer moral atmosphere.By F. W. RAYFIELD9 min
FAN HOWARD laid down her powder puff, dipped the tip of her little finger in her rouge pot and proceeded to make up her mouth. It was very hot in the little dressing room, clinging like a cocoon in the fly gallery above the stage. The call boy had just bellowed the quarter hour and Cora Wills, at the other end of the dressing table, sighed.By REITA LAMBERT28 min
Readers of Maclean’s who have received Horoscope Readings from Miss Marguerite Carter will find eleven sections below. This completes the printing of the planetary sections. If any subscriber has missed any section, or sections, of his or her Horoscope, we shall be glad to supply them upon receipt of a stamped addressed envelope with a list of the sections missed.
ONE SUMMERY day I’m talking to Mac McTavish whose business is teaching golf to the natives of our town and trying to bear up under the strain, when along comes a young man named Stacpoole. This Stacpoole‘s business is going to school, because he is not yet eighteen, and there is no earthly need for him in the business world, and he will be lucky to find a spot when the school is sick and tired of him.By JOSEPH DWYER18 min
IN FINANCIAL circles there is a saying, “Before you invest, investigate.” Very sound advice it is, whether applied to stocks and bonds or some important purchase for your home. Suppose, for instance, you are one of the many housekeepers who are equipping a new kitchen or bringing an old one up to date.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL6 min
ONE OF THE most difficult problems of early Canada was to keep the city of Quebec in one place. The trouble was that the game kept moving about, and the Indians, engaged in hunting, took the city with them wherever they went. Cartier had been lucky enough to catch the place while it was on the bank of the St. Lawrence River.By R. K. HALL, B. A.6 min
THIS IS the story of an investigation where there was always more than met the eye. Some murder cases announce themselves by screams and the firing of guns. Some begin with the finding of the body still dripping blood. A third type, more difficult, begins long after the murder, as a plant grows from a long-sown seed.By VERNON LACHANCE17 min
THE HUMAN mind is an extraordinary thing, don’t you think? A few minutes ago we were gazing out of the window, watching the rain pelt down and groping for an idea with which to start this column, when Horace, the composing-room messenger, strolled in with a proof.
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