PETER PATON sucked gently at his pipe. The fragrant smoke curled away from his nostrils, almost invisible in the brilliant moonlight. He frowned a little, concentrating on sharpening a hog spear with a file. He held it firmly by the bamboo haft against the arm of his chair.By A. W. Smith30 min
THE SCREEN adaptation of Feuchtwanger’s novel “Jew Suss,” is one of those magnificent historical pictures which English studios are learning to do better than anyone else in the world. A sombre, cold and haughty picture which deals with tyranny and treason and ends in one of the most elaborate hangings ever screened, it may not meet with the success of “The Private Life of Henry VIII,” which managed to be rollicking even in its scenes of execution.By ANN ROSS6 min
BAILEY ALDRICH’S father, being rather young for the paternal rôle, liked to cultivate, vis-à-vis his offspring, the manner stern. “Well, Bailey,” he said, looking up from his wineglass as his son entered the drawing-room, “and how did you get along at school today?”By BOGART CARLAW24 min
I HAVE JUST been reading Edna Jaques’s article on Briercrest, and I am wondering are we brave and self-reliant, as she says or infers. It is nice to be flattered, and we like to be told that we are brave and steadfast and honest and persistent. But I wonder how grand and great and noble we really are, with this constant stream of relief to carry us along.
HERRIES!” said J.T. “For heaven’s sake, turn off that radio in the lounge.” Herries deftly whisked away a few crumbs from the sparkling damask cloth, placed the usual demitasse and liqueur before J.T., straightened his tall, liveried figure, and noiselessly left the room.By J. E. McDOUGALL5 min
THE STORY: Patricia Wellington, spoiled daughter of the wealthy senior partner of a Chicago mining company, is engaged to marry Warren Lovett, the junior partner. Previously she had been engaged to Craig Tarlton, who left her father's employ.By WILLIAM BYRON MOWERY24 min
THE PEOPLE'S Railway will hang up its stocking again this year. In this case there is no Santa Claus. The filling will be done by the Taxpayer. Taxpayer does not mean someone else. It means you. Even if you do not pay an income tax, every time you buy anything you contribute to Government revenue.
IN MY LAST article I gave the observations, made on the spot, of my long tour around the province. In the hundred odd villages, towns and cities to which Maclean's had sent me I had questioned mayors, police chiefs, leading citizens, workers and unemployed about the new Beverage Rooms.By ERLAND ECHLIN18 min
THE WEST is a sprawling giant. From Winnipeg to Calgary stretches league after league of prairie, with a few cities put down here and there like very small dots on a very large map. Then come the Rockies— magnificent as scenery, but hard for the purses of rugby clubs to buck.
OLD SAM TRAPP came in from the bam to get the ball of twine that should have been in the kitchen table drawer but was not. It was the middle of the afternoon and his wife had gone to town in the car, and lordy only knew where she had put the twine. As he hunted here and there for it he got madder and madder, muttering under his breath at first and then talking right out loud.By ELLIS PARKER BUTLER15 min
PIGS HAVE been associated with Yuletide festivities, of course. In olden days there was the Boar’s Head Procession. In more recent times, English butchers, in seasonably dressing their windows, would place carcasses of young pigs with their heads toward the glass and with oranges in their mouths.
SARA, from long practice, always woke with the dawn. On this morning, because of the many things that lay upon her mind, she woke earlier while the stars were still shining. With quick, soft movements she slipped into her underdress and coarse, everyday robe, rolled up her pallet and quilt and placed them in the closet, and was ready to stand for a moment at the window watching the miracle of the daybreak.By AGNES SLIGH TURNBULL15 min
ONE THING that young players with a yen for the applause and the money that goes with a professional hockey career do not always fully understand is that, once they have set their names to a contract, they don't belong to themselves any more.
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