In London, Sir John A. Macdonald, Premier of Canada, and Members of his Cabinet, are disappointed in their efforts to raise money for the building of a railroad from Eastern Canada to the Pacific. Mr. Stephen, a railroad contractor, is also present, and to him the Premier says:By ALAN SULLIVAN36 min
IT WAS early yet in the Blue Moon, a waterfront dive over a ship-chandler’s shop in Shanghai. Joe Brady, new second mate of the liner Nanking, sat at a table near the back of the room. His ears were ringing to a quick, whispered warning: “Go now! You are in great danger!”By RAYMOND MAURICE CARLSON32 min
CARLOTTA flipped a napkin over her knees, dug a spoon into her grapefruit, and acknowledged the existence of Fanny—gift of Sweden. Carlotta might have been posing for her portrait—a modern young woman on the verge of going to the office. She was excellently dressed for the rôle in a tailored frock of cool cucumber green.By JOSEPHINE BENTHAM24 min
THE EARLY morning had been bright, but now the sky was overcast, and a wind blew about the house, scattering raindrops from the withered leaves. Katherine sipped her morning coffee and stared gloomily through the glass doors which led into the garden.By VELIA ERCOLE21 min
AFTER three years on the Sunday Express it was agreed by Blumenfeld and Beaverbrook that I should be appointed managing editor of the Daily Express; which meant that I would take over the direction and editorial production of the paper, subject to the guidance and veto of “Blum” as editor-in-chief.
THERE’S nothing slow about Alberta. When she wants a new Government she trots out a couple of new decks, shuffles the cards and things begin to happen pronto. She did that in 1921, after sixteen years of Liberal rule, and what happened to Charlie Stewart’s team was nobody’s business.By SYD MATTHEWS14 min
RECENTLY I met a friend on a city street; a friend whom I had not seen for some years. He clapped a hand on my shoulder. "Hi, stranger! Where been, and what doing?" I told him North, and looking. “Great. Say, how about dropping around tonight? I’m throwing a little party for Peggie’s birthday. Glad to have you. Be great to be all together again. Wife okay? Good. About nine.”By JACK PATERSON11 min
“Lives of a Bengal Lancer” is showing in Edmonton this week, and in my opinion runs true to form in depicting the best traditions of the British Army. After reading “Shots and Angles” by Ann Ross, I had imagined a film of impossible situations, embellished with American hurrah.
GREAT BRITAIN, Herbert N. Casson told us in the last issue of Maclean's, is witnessing the biggest building boom she has ever seen. She is building at the rate of 1,000 new houses a day. In the United States, under the National Housing Act, provision has been made for three billion, two hundred million dollars in cash and credit to be placed at the disposal of the home-building industry; partly to cover repairs and modernizing of buildings, particularly houses; partly to finance new construction.By B. EVAN PARRY8 min
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