A PERIODICAL sojourner to Canada is the Right Honorable James Bryce, British Ambassador at Washington. Recently he paid a flying visit to several Canadian cities. Why these trips of the Ambassador, some one may ask? Is it not the natural and inevitable development of Canadian nationality—the growing world-wide importance of this great commonwealth.
The Voyage of the American Fleet. S. Brooks. —Living Age, (March 7). Trip of a Warship to Blow up a Direlict. W. J. Aylward.—Scribner's. The Hell of War. L. L. Seaman.—Appleton's. The Trouble with Our Army. Lieut. P. H. Clerk.—Metropolitan.
PROFESSOR MEIGS was stout, middle-aged and retiring. His specialty was paleontology, and what he didn’t know about six-toed horses and flying reptiles and that sort of thing was the part that hasn’t yet been dug up. So engrossed in this study was he that he practically lived in the reptilian age, only rarely descending so far as the tertiary period, and never coming really in contact with the quaternary era and modern life.By Frederick Walworth Brown in Smith's Magazine18 min
IT was a gorgeously bright sunny day in early summer. Yellow and red honeysuckles peeped in at the open window of a brightly papered nesting place of a room from the tasteful box on the ornamental fireescape, and three tremendously happy golden canaries sang as if their hearts would burst with rapture from their golden cage just over the handsome bird’s-eye maple desk of Ned Merry-field, one time a bachelor, but now a happy husband of a week.By Charles Battell Loomis in the American Magazine15 min
The reason that hundreds of thousands from across the border seek new homes in the fertile Dominion—Americans and Canadians are the best of friends—Prosperity and plenty abound on all sides.By J. Olivier Curwood in The Circle Magazine14 min
After sacrificing beauty, health, and personal ambition, to help her husband realize his ideals, she is thrust out of the Eden of her dreams, to give place to a silly butterfly, who has done nothing whatever toward making the home or fortune which she is to enjoy.By Orison Swett Marden in Success Magazine14 min
THE doctor was dying. For a week the “road-side club,” as a “summer boarder” once dubbed it, had given their evening sessions solely to the topic, each man occupying his own particular niche among granite boulders and stunted berry bushes in nature’s forum.By Mary L. Commins in the National Magazine13 min
BEFORE marriage some young men stand in respectful and loving awe of the woman they want to marry, as if she were ever daintily gowned, perched on a pedestal and could not be communicated with in a confiding way about material things until after the nuptial knot had been tied.By Marion Harland in the Home Magazine10 min
How the system has worked in a leading Canadian departmental store — Employees taught to save and acquire financial interest in the business — Some practical lessons attained — How those employed view the plan.
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