"Currie," said Haig," do you realize this is insubordination?" The Canadian Commander knew. But he refused to sacrifice his Corps unnecessarily. Here is the story of what led up to one of the most dramatic episodes of the World War; the story of the French mutiny; of the desperate effort of British troops; of 400,000 British casualties in a cesspool of hell. Colonel Bovey was a staff officer with the Canadian G.H.Q. He knows what the late General Sir Arthur Currie went through.By WILFRID BOVEY27 min
CONCLUSION WHILE the bank which for several generations bore the name of Molsons was not chartered until 1855, the Molson family had been bankers many years before. The Bank of Montreal commenced business in 1817, and while the founder of the Molson family was not among its first directors, he was in 1319 a member of the larger board of the “Savings Bank,” which had its offices in the same building as the Bank of Montreal and was virtually a part of the same organization.By M. GRATTAN O’LEARY11 min
IT IS AN unsophisticated House. New Members, their first session an adventure, are not yet disillusioned. Various young crusaders, heaven-kissing from the mountaintops, want things done; demand committees on the League of Nations, on international affairs, on this abstract thing and that.By A POLITICIAN WITH A NOTEBOOK11 min
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