SARAH JENNINGS had her name in gold letters on the great leaded pane of the decorating shop. But she kept her bespectacled, severely tailored self behind a painted screen, leaving only Lisa Strange, her assistant, to catch the eye of the susceptible passer-by.By Margaret Nyren Hoffman25 min
EVFERY sunny afternoon between the hours of twothirty and three-thirty, Mr. Richard Bames occupied a seat at the southeast corner of the square. During the eighteen years that he had acted as butler to Mr. William Corbett he had sat on that seat when the weather was fine, and now that Mr.By James Francis Dwyer22 min
THE FORID was almost like a change of consciousness —a dream-place, shadowed by a wooded, dim bank, moonlit in the middle, and beyond that vague with reeds and flowing mist. “A mule is not a yacht,” said Miguel. "A mule needs rest,” They had ridden ten miles, fast.By TALBOT MUNDY21 min
THIS MAY NOT be the best of all possible worlds, but unquestionably it is a man’s world. Man made it—institutions, laws, economies—man continues to dominate it. “Manly” and “virile” are heroic adjectives, and to designate one “an old woman” is a major reproach.By BENGE ATLEE17 min
THE CARIBOO, the Yukon, the Porcupine—these fields have been the scenes of epic Canadian gold rushes. In each case the stage setting was colorful, the action dynamic. Each field had its peak year of raw drama. They were spectacular rushes, with an element of madness and frenzy. They belong to history.By LESLIE McFARLANE17 min
AT THE age of ten, Elizabeth Downing started playing tennis; she played with her father and brothers in a portion of the meadow which looked the smoothest. The net was made of string and the balls were grimy with age. Her brothers soon tired of the game, but Elizabeth did not.By Bernard J. Farmer13 min
THERE ARE only ninety-two pounds of him. But every pound is muscle, and every muscle is as delicately attuned as a watch spring and as lissom as a finely tempered fencing foil. He stands only four feet ten and one-half inches in his stockinged feet.By G. H. LASH12 min
IF THERE is a new and better way of doing things, most housekeepers are all for it. And even those who still use their grandmother’s cook book like to collect new recipes, particularly if they are just a bit out of the ordinary. Right now is a good time to put your mind and your hands to the achievement of novel flavors for your jam cupboard.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL11 min
PEOPLE of a different sort; a vernacular that tantalizes the ear; buildings redolent of Normandy or Spain; churches, priests and nuns that smack of Rome—that is what the tourist finds on the Island of Orleans. The serenity of Sainte-Famille (the parish of the Holy Family) twenty miles southeast of Quebec City, is like a magic spell.By MARIUS BARBEAU11 min
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