July 26, 1913 – The Day is rapidly approaching when there will be no “waste places” of the earth. Modernism is sweeping aside all the old customs, traditions and habits of the world and there is no spot too remote or too small to escape his attention.
A railroad is piercing that Africa where Livingstone faced countless deaths and where scores of other explorers found weird animals and strange men, to add to the truthful “fairy story” of nature's wonders.
Australia has ceased to be a land of oddities and is yielding to the Anglo-Saxon's push and energy. China, rousing from her slee...