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Shakespeare's Birthplace 
Text  Flower, His Worship Archibald, Shakespeare's Birthplace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 13 Oct 1927, 142-151  ... to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands; This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England" -(Applause.) Now, very often in the cut editions they stop there. It is rather good "curtain," as they say, but we gave practically the whole text, and I remember...
Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea 
Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373  ... interest in the Club. There has been some disappointment in connection with the issue of the annual volume of addresses on account of difficulties from printers' strikes and other circumstances, so that the book for 1920 was issued only a few months ago. The book for 1921 has not yet been delivered...
Abolishing the Arctic 
Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, Abolishing the Arctic, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234  ... that you have to clear your way between the trees with a hatchet as you walk. Do you think it is any real advantage to Ontario that the Northwest Territories shall be so misrepresented in your text books ? As late as ten years ago, every series of school geographies in common use in the United States...
The Political Situation in India 
Text  King, Principal R.A., The Political Situation in India, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 20 Dec 1922, 340-355  The complicated situation in India today. One or two outstanding features which the speaker will address, in order that the audience can have some kind of a background from which to size up what information does come to them. A look back as far as 1885, in order to speak about the political...
Conditions in India Today 
Text  Wadia, Bahman Pestonji, Conditions in India Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Mar 1922, 68-82  Greetings from the ancient civilization and land of India. The present condition in India giving serious cause for thought to all who have the interests of that country at heart. Two great epochs which have marked, in recent times, the political development of the country: one which opened with...
The Supreme Appeal 
Text  Smith, The Right Rev. John Taylor, The Supreme Appeal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Nov 1927, 192-204  ... piece of brown paper a text which he put up on the mess right opposite where I would be sitting, and of course I saw it, and I didn't see it too. (Laughter). I made no comments. And the text was this: " We are all from the same mould, but some are mouldier than others." (Laughter). So...
A Canadian's View of the Empire as Seen From London 
Text  McKinnon, John S., A Canadian's View of the Empire as Seen From London, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 18 Mar 1926, 102-115  The success of the British Empire Exhibition. The participation and effect of that participation, of the Princes of Wales and the Royal Family. The origins of the Exhibition. Special buildings erected by the different countries for their exhibits. A detailed description of the Exhibition grounds...
Our Responsibility to the English Speaking Theatre 
Text  Hamilton, Clayton, Our Responsibility to the English Speaking Theatre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Apr 1928, 144-156  ... into existence in the future. In order really to appreciate "The Merchant of Venice", it will not be sufficient to read the text at home; it will be absolutely necessary in the one available week to drive down to the Princess Theatre and see the performance of Mr. George Arliss. (Applause.) What we...
Canada's Land and Air Forces 
Text  McNaughton, Major-General A.G.L., Canada's Land and Air Forces, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 2 May 1929, 189-199  The part that the Canadian Militia and the Canadian Air Force are playing and will play in the future, in the development of Canada's national life. Some background to the current situation. The lack of development of our armed forces since the armistice. Efforts focused on the League of Nations...
Nationhood Within the Empire 
Text  Groe, Frederick Philip, Nationhood Within the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 28 Feb 1929, 91-100  The resources of Canada. Canada aspiring to nationhood. Quebec's position within Canada. French Quebec in Canada as an example of a nation within an empire. Canada's neighbour to the south and its influence on our nationhood. Ways in which Canada and its development is different from the United...
Links of Empire 
Text  Martin, The Honourable John S., Links of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 12 Jan 1928, 256-269  Some of those factors of the British Empire which in ancient and modern times have served as links of Empire: Science, Settlement, Sentiment. Ways in which Science has made its most important contributions to Empire building. How advances in transportation and communication have made the world...
What Is A Canadian Citizen? 
Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, What Is A Canadian Citizen?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 25 Apr 1929, 168-188  Historical background to the way in which a Canadian Citizen is a "subject." How this meaning of "subject" helped the King of England to unify the Island under one Crown. "Canadian Citizen" as a convenient term for a British subject who makes his home in Canada, whether he is born or naturalized...
The Assault on Everest 
Text  Odell, N.E., The Assault on Everest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Mar 1928, 69-82  ... and make the attempt. Just before he returned to England from his Viceroyalty things began to change. However, the war came on and it was not until 1920 that permission was obtained to approach the mountain from the north, or Thibetan side, through the good offices of Sir Charles Bell, then British...
The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future 
Text  Robins, Right Reverend E.F., The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Feb 1929, 78-90  A large map is provided for reference to the Peace River Country. A description, with much reference to the map, is provided by the speaker of the area in which he has his Diocese. The question of settlement in the area. What the speaker when he arrived in the area 20 years ago. The different...
Our Indian Empire 
Text  Cory, Major-General Sir G.N., Our Indian Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 4 May 1926, 187-198  Explaining what India is, and why it is rightly called "Our Indian Empire." The languages, people, climate, and religions of India. The different point of view of Indian people, with example. A physical description of India. The coastline of India, 5-6,000 miles, kept intact by the invisible...
Education in Business 
Text  Randall, Dr. Otis E., Education in Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 18 Jan 1927, 11-16  A response to the question "Is a College education necessary in business?" Changes over the last 50 years in terms of this question, and in terms of the aims of education. A consideration of modern education as divided into three parts: physical needs; mental development but more, including the...
The Influence of Modern Weapons Upon Future Warfare 
Text  Sims, William Sowden, The Influence of Modern Weapons Upon Future Warfare, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Nov 1922, 294-308  The importance in international relations of two implements or weapons of warfare that came out of the war: the submarine and the airplane. Some historical background to that importance. The situation in 1917 and how it was saved. Some anecdotal incidents from the war. The submarine as a weapon,...
The Outlook for Canada 
Text  Hodgins, J.C., The Outlook for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143  Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation in Germany, France, and United States, and England, and how it came to be so. The speaker being appalled at the utter ignorance of Canadians of their own situation. Up to us to find our destiny upon the high...
Changing China 
Text  Ross, Dr. J.W., Changing China, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Sep 1922, 227-236  The progress and development that is going on in China. An historical review, to see China from a different angle from that presented today. China as the oldest civilized nation in the world, outliving all its contemporaries of Ancient History. Reasons why China has survived for so long. China as...
Canada Turning the Corner 
Text  Corless, C.V., Canada Turning the Corner, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52  Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to one northward, with some marked advantages. A discussion of the flow of population in Canada. The...
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