THESE are soulsearching times for Uncle Sam. For the first time in his history, he has been taking stock of his own motives and testing the pure gold of his own ideals. Twice before in his history—the Revolutionary War, first; and the Civil War, second— he has tested out how far the sons and daughters of an utterly free democracy would go in paying the price of blood for their ideals; and they have not failed him.By Agnes C. Laut17 min
UNDERSTAND! There can not possibly be any good thing said of the Food Controller of Canada. That his name is W. J. Hanna makes no difference. That he was once a Tory Provincial Secretary in Ontario, and not a bad one, alters no jot or tittle of the indictment against him.
THE essentials for an Arctic voyage are usually considered to be a staunch ship, sometimes well reinforced, duplicated engines, sails and auxiliary motor, a double set of anchors, plenty of rope, life preservers, life boats, waterproof and fur clothing, dogs, stoves, lamps, several bushels of matches, oil, candles and an ample supply of coal and wood, provisions, consisting of pemmican, flour, lard, dried fruits, salt, pepper, canned butter, spices, baking powder, beans, peas, canned meats and bacon.By William Thompson11 min
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