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The Handwriting On Parliament's Wall 
Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Handwriting On Parliament's Wall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 21 Apr 1938, 357-375  ... the other evening, just picking out the Members of Parliament from 1930 to 1935 who had not faced the electors afterwards but had found have neither in the Senate or in the public service. The percentage on the Conservative side was upwards of 25%, that is to say, I have forgotten the exact percent but out...
The Outlook for 1931 
Text  Baldwin, H.C., The Outlook for 1931, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 11 Dec 1930, 318-329  ... THE OUTLOOK FOR 1931 AN ADDRESS BY H. C. BALDWIN, DIRECTOR BABSON'S STATISTICAL ORGANIZATION 11th December, 1930 MR. WILLIAM TYRRELL, Vice-President, introduced the speaker. MR. BALDWIN was received with applause and said: I consider this a great honour to come to the Empire Club...
The Australian Good-Will Party 
Text  Laffer, H.E.; Hyland, A.E., The Australian Good-Will Party, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 29 Oct 1931, 234-245  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Toronto Board of Trade. Mr. A.E. Hyland: Canada's pioneering work in Empire preference and the development of Empire trade. Australia's putting into place the principles that Canada initiated. An appreciation of the assistance and interest shown...
Our Times Viewed From a World Perspective 
Text  Cromie, Robert, Our Times Viewed From a World Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 1 Feb 1934, 419-437  What the speaker saw in Europe and Russia this summer; looking for some suggestions for ourselves on this continent. Three minutes of world geography, including some population figures. A review of the Economic Conference held in London this summer. An examination of what creates different...
Good Music Made Popular 
Text  Stewart, Reginald, Good Music Made Popular, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 13 Dec 1934, 173-182  Music inherent in us all; fundamentally a part of our nature. Early manifestations in the Book of Genesis. Music as the real universal speech of mankind. The experience of hearing music in a concert hall. Wanting to do more for the humble lover of music and those she represents. Why the general...
What Lies Ahead 
Text  Rogers, Sherman, What Lies Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 12 Oct 1939, 53-74  The American people against Hitler. The willingness of the American people to participate in this war. Radicalism. Democracy. Asking and answering the question "What do you think the employee gets of the income produced in industry?" Sustaining the system of private enterprise. An examination of...
Out of the Woods 
Text  Bruce, His Honour, Lieut.-Colonel The Honourable Herbert A., Out of the Woods, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 12 Apr 1934, 541-556  Toronto's celebration of its centenary this year. Toronto actually "coming out of the woods," the woods that for centuries bordered the lake. A visit to the past to see how it all happened. A look at Toronto's history, beginning in 1673 with an Indian village named Teieiagon where Baby Point now...
Italy and World Affairs 
Text  Colonna, Don Mario, Italy and World Affairs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 11 Jan 1934, 377-388  ... realized with sorrow that I was keeping people from their beds. I invited them to go and leave it at that, but they wouldn't. Well, Gentlemen, the text which I have been set today is "Italy and World Affairs", because, you understand, I have been set a text. The schedule was worked out...
Man-Made Remedies For A Man-Made Depression 
Text  Jackson, Professor Gilbert, Man-Made Remedies For A Man-Made Depression, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 23 Feb 1933, 84-96  Anecdotes to show what some people think of the economy, and economists. The need to understand the depression. The programme that Australia has worked out and the role of economists in that programme. Some comments on the policies of Governments. Service that could be rendered by a committee of...
Population Problems 
Text  Lamb, Commissioner David C., Population Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 25 Nov 1937, 111-123  One or two general observations about the population problem. The black line moving north on the North American Continent and south in Africa and in the Far East the yellows moving where? World pressure increasing in terms of population. Four aspects of the question: Political, Economic, as it...
The Reich and the German Minorities 
Text  Mann, Klaus, The Reich and the German Minorities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 9 Feb 1939, 230-242  The popularity of "Mein Kampf" in Germany. A literary critique of the book. The importance of the book to anyone interested in the future of Europe, and the future of the world. What Hitler's book reveals. Different editions of the book for each country in which it is available. One of the main...
What Next In Ireland? 
Text  Tarr, Dr. E.J., What Next In Ireland?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 4 Nov 1937, 65-77  Why this particular subject was chosen by the speaker. Some recent facts about the background to the problems in Ireland, from 1914. The Home Rule Bill and its effects. The moral position of De Valera and the repudiation of the land annuities. The speaker's experiences in Dublin, arriving just a...
Tennis in the Empire 
Text  Perry, Fred, Tennis in the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 22 Apr 1937, 346-361  Tennis in the Empire. Amateur tennis players as players who have a good time. Professional tennis players as business men who also have a good time. Working hours for a professional tennis player. Some impressions of the speaker's career as an amateur with many personal anecdotes and details of...
The Shuttle of Empire--The Airship 
Text  Scott, Major G.H.; Giblett, M., The Shuttle of Empire--The Airship, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Aug 1930, 195-204  ... LEADER R.S. BOOTH, COMMANDER OF THE R-100; WING COMMANDER R. B. COLEMORE, DIRECTOR OF AIRSHIP DEVELOPMENT, BRITISH AIR MINISTRY MAJOR G. H. SCOTT, AND OTHER OFFICERS OF THE R-100. 6th August, 1930 VICE-PRESIDENT STAPELLS introduced MAJOR SCOTT and MR. GIBLETT, explaining that the other officers...
Some Aspects of the Unemployment Problem and The Present Russian Trade Proposals 
Text  Moore, Tom, Some Aspects of the Unemployment Problem and The Present Russian Trade Proposals, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 5 Mar 1931, 83-95  Russia as a factor in unemployment in Canada and other countries. Relief made possible through the expenditure of money by the Federal, Provincial and Municipal authorities. Controversy over employment figures prior to and after this expenditure. Difficulties of obtaining such figures. Need for...
The Greatness of the Great Lakes 
Text  Rose, William Ganson, The Greatness of the Great Lakes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 23 Apr 1936, 381-395  ... on the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans." So spoke in 1930, Dr. J. Paul Good, outstanding student of natural resources. Then, he added, "the great cities of the future will be located on the Great Lakes." If the Great Lakes have as great an influence as this, we should become better acquainted...
What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada? 
Text  Wrong, Professor George M., What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 10 Apr 1930, 153-164  ... "WHAT WOULD UNITED STATES NAVAL PARITY WITH GREAT BRITAIN MEAN FOR CANADA?" AN ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR GEORGE M. WRONG 10th April, 1930. VICE-PRESIDENT H. G. STAPELLS occupied the Chair and introduced the speaker, who said: I am in a humour for asking questions, as you will find in a...
Four Nations 
Text  Morrow, Colonel Charles, Four Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 22 Nov 1934, 137-147  The history of Upper Canada and Western New York. A detailed review of this history, since 1678.
Our Present Perplexities 
Text  Greenshields, Honourable Mr. Justice R.A.E., Our Present Perplexities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 12 Dec 1935, 156-168  The British Commonwealth of Nations today. Enjoying the heritage of a great past. Guarding the noble ideals which are our priceless inheritance. The greatest and most outstanding perplexity that faces mankind at this moment and which is apparent to the most superficial observer of today is that...
Bernard Shaw and the Empire 
Text  Colbourne, Maurice, Bernard Shaw and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Feb 1930, 36-47  ... BERNARD SHAW AND THE EMPIRE AN ADDRESS BY MR. MAURICE COLBOURNE. 6th February, 1930. MR. C. P. TISDALL introduced the speaker. MR. COLBOURNE then began: I am going to reverse the usual order about the best wine coming last, and put my best wine first; that is, my own personal thanks...
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