TORONTO is "the Queen City of Canada,” but it was not always thus. Long before my time it was called either “Little York,” or “Muddy York,” and the latter designation was as well deserved as the former, for the town or city— (it became a city with William Lyon Mackenzie’s grandfather as Mayor in ’34)—had much the experience of Winnipeg in its pioneer days owing to the generosity with which mud was lavished upon it.By COLONEL GEORGE H. HAM28 min
THE first time I met Peter Flower was at Ranelagh, where he had taken my sister, Charty, to watch the polo. He dressed better than any man I have ever seen. I do not know who could have worn his clothes when they were new but certainly he did not. I notice men’s clothes as much as women’s, and I never remember seeing him in a new coat.By MARGOT ASQUITH24 min
AN UNFAMILIAR name showed black and distinct on the card that Helen Dupont held in her hand. HUGH BRAILSFORD “Do I know the gentleman, Morris?” she asked puckering her brows. “I don’t think so, miss,” answered the maid, “w'ich is by no means ’is fault, miss -’e ’avin’ been 'ere h-every day for a week, w’ile you was away.By MADGE MacBETH20 min
BEEORE discussing the situation to-day it is well that a word be said on the genesis of the Government on whose behalf I write. That Government is the successor of, indeed, in point of policy and principle, it is the continuation of the Administration which the decisive will of our country placed in office three years ago.By The Rt. Hon. ARTHUR MEIGHEN, P.C.16 min
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