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  • The War and Commerce
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133     A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter of commerce. War as an enemy of commerce. Denying the German contention that they have been forced into this war ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133   A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter ...
  • The Span of a Canadian Generation
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249     Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time in the Canadian West. How much has been accomplished in that comparatively brief list of years from Canada's national point ...
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249   Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time ...
  • Toronto and her Place in the British Empire
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261     The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter geographically. Canada standing pre-eminent in comparison with the other outlying parts of the British Empire. Canada's comparative nearness or distance ...
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261   The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter ...
  • The Supreme Court of the World
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50     Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle by many nations of the world, and indeed in detail. The Hague Conference in 1899 and 1907. Hope that by ...
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50   Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle ...
  • Canada and the Empire
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59     A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a time of trial, a period that needs courage. Taking on the full responsibility of national manhood by closer co-operation with ...
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59   A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a ...
  • The Experience of An American Soldier in the War of 1812-14
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78     The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the speaker tells the story of Samuel, White, of Adams County, Pennsylvania, published at Baltimore in 1830, with the title "History ...
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78   The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the ...
  • A Short Review of my Visit to the European Manoeuvres
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90     The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. Response to the idea, particularly in Quebec. The effect of the drill halls in Canada. Comments on military training. Training ...
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90   The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. ...
  • City of Toronto Street Railway Question
    Text  Hocken, His Worship Mayor H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 27 Nov 1913, 91-91     On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Proposed Street Railway Purchase," this title indicating His Worship's solution of the problem. The Mayor's view that the present transportation system should be brought up at once by the City and Developed. ...
    Text  Hocken, His Worship Mayor H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 27 Nov 1913, 91-91   On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Proposed Street Railway Purchase," this title indicating His Worship's solution of the ...
  • City of Toronto Street Railway Question
    Text  Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 1 Dec 1913, 91-91     On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Harbour Board's Plan for Solving the Toronto Railway Problem," an alternative scheme to that proposed in the address of November 27, 1913 by His Worship Mayor H.C. Hocken. [Synopsis only of this ...
    Text  Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 1 Dec 1913, 91-91   On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Harbour Board's Plan for Solving the Toronto Railway Problem," an alternative scheme ...
  • My Experience in the World of Missions
    Text  McNeill, Rev. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Dec 1913, 92-92     Some of the speaker's experiences in Evangelistic labours which touched Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, India, South Africa, Gibraltar, Malta and the United States. [Synopsis only of this address available.]
    Text  McNeill, Rev. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Dec 1913, 92-92   Some of the speaker's experiences in Evangelistic labours which touched Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, India, South Africa, Gibraltar, Malta and the United States. [Synopsis only of this address available.]
  • Canadian Assimilation
    Text  Harper, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107     A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the axioms of postulates or self-evident truths there are to guide us in our investigation, of which there are three: Canada ...
    Text  Harper, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107   A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the ...
  • The Efficiency of the Canadian Militia for Defence
    Text  Otter, Major. Gen. Sir William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Jan 1914, 110-121     The speaker's personal experience and background with the Canadian Militia over upwards of fifty years. The aim and task of this address to place before the audience this important subject in as clear and lucid a manner as possible, without bias or exaggeration or any reflection upon the many ardent ...
    Text  Otter, Major. Gen. Sir William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Jan 1914, 110-121   The speaker's personal experience and background with the Canadian Militia over upwards of fifty years. The aim and task of this address to place before the audience this important subject ...
  • The Agriculture of the Province
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134     Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of agriculture, its conditions, its scope, and its possibilities. Some facts of product export. An illustration to suggest that it is ...
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134   Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of ...
  • Australia's Part in the Scheme of Empire
    Text  Simmons, Lieut. J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Nov 1915, 1-6     A review of the great trend of Imperial development, perceiving what has almost emerged. The great turning point which might represent the crisis-mark to determine the course that the aggregation of nations under our flag was to follow, has been reached. Australia irrevocably committed to the principle that wars of ...
    Text  Simmons, Lieut. J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Nov 1915, 1-6   A review of the great trend of Imperial development, perceiving what has almost emerged. The great turning point which might represent the crisis-mark to determine the course that the aggregation ...
  • The War As It Affects the Theatrical Profession
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11     A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his firm conviction that the theatre is the greatest educational force there is, seconded only by the great daily press. What ...
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11   A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his ...
  • The Outlook of Central Canada
    Text  Grant, Sir James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Dec 1915, 12-19     The speaker's interest in the movement started 15 years ago by the late Lord Minto who organized a Canadian Association for protection of our people from tuberculosis, and his visits to all parts of Canada with regard to this endeavour. His impression with the development of central Canada and its ...
    Text  Grant, Sir James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Dec 1915, 12-19   The speaker's interest in the movement started 15 years ago by the late Lord Minto who organized a Canadian Association for protection of our people from tuberculosis, and his visits ...
  • Russia: Britain's Ally
    Text  Utgoff, Lieut. V.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Dec 1915, 20-29     The speaker's leaving of Russia about three months ago, crossing the whole of European Russia in a train, wherein Russian military officers related to him the position of the war. Not understanding why the Germans began to fight the Russians. Ways in which this war is good for Russia, allowing ...
    Text  Utgoff, Lieut. V.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Dec 1915, 20-29   The speaker's leaving of Russia about three months ago, crossing the whole of European Russia in a train, wherein Russian military officers related to him the position of the war. ...
  • The Federal Government and the Situation
    Text  Blondin, Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Dec 1915, 30-36     The great deal of good, but also many evils, still to be remedied, brought along in the train of Confederation. The worst of these evils that tale-bearer business, in which few, but still too many politicians indulge, in reporting distorted speeches between the two sister-provinces, and commenting them, in such ...
    Text  Blondin, Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Dec 1915, 30-36   The great deal of good, but also many evils, still to be remedied, brought along in the train of Confederation. The worst of these evils that tale-bearer business, in which ...
  • With Canada at the Front
    Text  Forneret, Lieut. G.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 13 Jan 1916, 37-45     The British Empire to most native-born Canadians as a great institution, represented visually by large red spaces on the map of the world. The experience of going over to England for the war. A reading from a letter the speaker wrote at the time, with the sentiments and sensations shared ...
    Text  Forneret, Lieut. G.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 13 Jan 1916, 37-45   The British Empire to most native-born Canadians as a great institution, represented visually by large red spaces on the map of the world. The experience of going over to England ...
  • The Plight of Montenegro
    Text  Sefrovitch, Capt. A.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 27 Jan 1916, 46-61     The plight of Serbia and Montenegro, two countries which used to be one, separated by the invasion of the Turks. Some historical background to these two countries. The current situation. Montenegro's King now the guest of France. The speaker's publication of a protest in the American papers against some false ...
    Text  Sefrovitch, Capt. A.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 27 Jan 1916, 46-61   The plight of Serbia and Montenegro, two countries which used to be one, separated by the invasion of the Turks. Some historical background to these two countries. The current situation. ...
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