DALLAS PATON hesitated as he caught sight of a man's figure on the porch. He made his way slowly up the long walk that led to his uncle's dignified home in a Montreal suburb, with the half formed idea of letting the visitor gain entry before him.By ANN GAY76 min
ARTEMUS DUFF, president and general manager of the Kam City Pulp and Paper Mills, subsidiary to-be of the International Investment Corporation, was in a very much perturbed state of mind. Mr. Duff was an excitable person though otherwise a normal, hard-headed type of business man, quite inured to the ordinary run of difficulties that beset new undertakings.By CHARLES CHRISTOPHER JENKINS37 min
WE CALLED him "Lord Byron" because of his pose. Also, his physical appearance was Byronic, with a sweep of dark hair across his high white forehead—and a limp. His name, however, was McFarland—Robert McFarland. McFarland was a reporter on the Standard.By TRISTRAM TUPPER36 min
THE club had emptied of almost all of its usual habitués. The click of billiard balls from across the hall had ceased; the laughter of a group of men standing outside on the pavement, waiting for a taxi, had died down to a thin echo. The smell of heated gasoline from their departing motor still drifted in at the windows.By BEATRICE REDPATH19 min
AS A SAINT on earth Mugsy was not a success. It follows as a matter of course with no desire to whittle the theology of the thing to an extreme point —that if there is a heaven for good little dogs the chances are he will not be “among those present.”By JOHN BRUCE COWAN15 min
DOG days in the political world do not differ materially from the sleepy season in other lines of endeavor or camouflage. They find the minor statesmen scattered to the uttermost parts of the Dominion, while the major are carrying Canada’s greatness and other things to various places in the civilized world.By J. K. MUNRO15 min
TYPICAL of the general uncertainty which prevails at present is the weekly budget of rumours from the wheat districts. Wheat has had abundant moisture—wheat has suffered heavily from drought—wheat will yield at least an average of sixteen bushels to the acre—wheat has ripened too fast for proper filling: rumours such as these have been offsetting one another forsome weeks past.By G. E. JACKSON10 min
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