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Australia and Her Post-War Problem 
Text  Braddon, Hon. H.Y., Australia and Her Post-War Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Jan 1919, 63-76  Australia's regard for Canadians as blood brothers. Some distinctions between Canada and Australia. The labour question in Australia. Laws governing labour conditions and wages in Australia. Reference to the Whitley report in England. Strikes in Australia. The small Bolshevist element in the...
Fraternal Relations 
Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, Fraternal Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62  Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. Our returning boys and finding them employment. The great future that awaits Canada. The opportunity given to Canada...
A Pernicious Propaganda 
Text  Cahan, Chas. H., A Pernicious Propaganda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215  The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian people in carrying on the war. Some background history to this propaganda. The belief, as stated by a German...
The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations 
Text  Thwing, Chas. F., The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 3 Apr 1919, 216-222  Canada and the country south of Canada as new nations, measured either by the centurial existence of our old British Empire, or by the length of existence of an Empire Republic like China. The speaker's belief that the great Imperial Republic of Canada and the great Republic south of the lakes are...
Certain Features of the Paris Constitution 
Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, Certain Features of the Paris Constitution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 10 Apr 1919, 223-233  The hope that the new world will witness the end of the madness of preparing for another war as soon as one is ended. Preventing war, or at least rendering it impossible for any State to make preparation for war the principal business of the body politic. Organizing the world against the...
Democracy or Bolshevism 
Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., Democracy or Bolshevism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250  Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and its persistence against adverse conditions down the centuries, as described by De Tocqueville. Bolshevism as...
Education and Wealth 
Text  Claxton, P.P., Education and Wealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Apr 1919, 251-263  The dependency of material wealth of education, and how that is so. Pleading for more financial support for education. The speaker's search for evidence of a relationship between education and wealth. An imagined scenario of the world filled with people who had forgotten everything they had been...
The Tie That Binds 
Text  Rathbone, Henry R., The Tie That Binds, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 1 May 1919, 264-275  Unity of the Anglo-Saxon race as the hope of the world today, and why that is so. Ways in which the British and American nations are by far the mightiest in the world. How Britain and America have demonstrated that they possess the genius for government. The British Empire and the United States as...
The One Thing Needful 
Text  MacNaughton, Professor John, The One Thing Needful, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286  A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by the Americans, and earlier, the glory of the Canadians. Scotland's contribution to the war effort. The predestined function of...
Empire Day 
Text  Cody, Hon. Dr. H.J., Empire Day, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 287-290  President Stapells asked Dr. Cody to propose the toast to the Empire. Dr. Cody: The special fitness in proposing this toast this year. The name of Queen Victoria, inextricably linked up with great advance in the idea and practice of the Empire, and how that is so. The Empire's health, stature, and...
Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint 
Text  Henders, R.C., Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302  The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath of the war; the large expenditure that has to be made, and the population that is here to meet it. How to meet this responsibility;...
The Last Hundred Days of the War 
Text  Currie, Sir Arthur, The Last Hundred Days of the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317  The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is simply the curse of butchery, and men who have gone through it, who have seen war stripped of all its trappings, are the last...
Some Imperial Problems 
Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, Some Imperial Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330  The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the union of the Empire. An appeal to stick together. The magnificent part played by Canada in the war. The desire for a closer union...
The German Occupation of Belgium 
Text  Mercier, His Eminence Cardinal, The German Occupation of Belgium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Oct 1919, 331-345  ... pages in folio, written in German characters-and he said, "Cardinal, I am despatched from the Governor-General, and you have to give an answer to the questions written here." I said, "All right." I looked at the paper and said, "But the text of the letter is written in German...
The Training of Blind Soldiers in England 
Text  Pearson, Sir Arthur, The Training of Blind Soldiers in England, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 7 Jan 1919, 1-19  The gallant men who with courage, resolution and determination are learning or have learned to be blind under the speaker's care at St. Dunstan's, a generic term for a group of establishments. The original house of St. Dunstan's. Armistice Day at St. Dunstan's. The education at St. Dunstan's....
The War and Commerce 
Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The War and Commerce, 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 because of Britain's jealousy...
The Span of a Canadian Generation 
Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Span of a Canadian Generation, 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 of...
Toronto and her Place in the British Empire 
Text  Grier, A. Monro, Toronto and her Place in the British Empire, 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....
The Supreme Court of the World 
Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Supreme Court of the World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50  ... for the Judicial Settlement of International Disputes, in Washington, December, 1910, as "A congeries of independent and autonomous states with full rights of sovereignty except so far as each has delegated to the general government certain powers essential to a unified existence." So that the analogy...
Canada and the Empire 
Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, Canada and the Empire, 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 the British...
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