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  • Ontario and Its Railways
    Text  Beatty, E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Nov 1919, 420-429     The Canadian Pacific operations within the limits of Ontario. The variety of railway traffic possibilities offered in Ontario. Ontario's share of manufactured products, with some specific figures. What the future holds in terms of traffic and railway possibilities in Ontario. Total railway mileage for Ontario. Expectations for the National Railway ...
    Text  Beatty, E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Nov 1919, 420-429   The Canadian Pacific operations within the limits of Ontario. The variety of railway traffic possibilities offered in Ontario. Ontario's share of manufactured products, with some specific figures. What the future ...
  • Conditions in the United States
    Text  Vanderlip, F.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Nov 1919, 405-419     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A very cheerful picture of conditions in the United States. American participation, losses, and benefits with regard to the Great War. What has happened in the year since the close of the war. A review ...
    Text  Vanderlip, F.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Nov 1919, 405-419   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A very cheerful picture of conditions in the United States. American participation, losses, and benefits ...
  • The Press and the Empire
    Text  Brittain, Sir Harry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 11 Nov 1919, 392-404     What our great Empire did during the war. Remembering all those who made the noble sacrifice, without which there would have been no armistice days to celebrate. The speaker's personal recollections of a previous visit to Canada, and the book he wrote afterwards. The object of the speaker's current visit ...
    Text  Brittain, Sir Harry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 11 Nov 1919, 392-404   What our great Empire did during the war. Remembering all those who made the noble sacrifice, without which there would have been no armistice days to celebrate. The speaker's personal ...
  • Impressions of My Canadian Tour
    Text  Prince of Wales, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Nov 1919, 384-391     An expression of the speaker's impressions of Canada in military terms. The speaker's attractive impression of the young and free spirit he found in the West, with a realization of the great future and development lying before it. Time spent over the last three weeks back in the east in ...
    Text  Prince of Wales, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Nov 1919, 384-391   An expression of the speaker's impressions of Canada in military terms. The speaker's attractive impression of the young and free spirit he found in the West, with a realization of ...
  • Some of China's Problems
    Text  Service, Dr. Charles W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Oct 1919, 369-384     The numerous Chinese problems. Three of four of these problems addressed, and enlarged in some detail. The speaker's service in China as a medical missionary. The problem of approach. Learning the Chinese point of view, not just their language, but how they see things, which is often almost the antithesis ...
    Text  Service, Dr. Charles W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Oct 1919, 369-384   The numerous Chinese problems. Three of four of these problems addressed, and enlarged in some detail. The speaker's service in China as a medical missionary. The problem of approach. Learning ...
  • Canada and the United States
    Text  Van Dyke, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Oct 1919, 360-368     Ladies Day The proposed centenary of the hundred years of peace between the United States and the British Empire. A reading of some of the speaker's verse about war. The fighting that continues in Europe and Asia today. Doing our best to keep peace. Dealing with those who break the ...
    Text  Van Dyke, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Oct 1919, 360-368   Ladies Day The proposed centenary of the hundred years of peace between the United States and the British Empire. A reading of some of the speaker's verse about war. The ...
  • British Sea Power
    Text  Wright, Councillor Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Oct 1919, 346-359     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Kiwanis Club, Under Auspices of the Navy League of Canada. The Toronto Male Chorus first "enlivened the proceedings with several songs." Mr. Wright: The meaning of the song "Britannia Rules the Waves." Realizing what the navy has done during ...
    Text  Wright, Councillor Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Oct 1919, 346-359   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Kiwanis Club, Under Auspices of the Navy League of Canada. The Toronto Male Chorus first "enlivened the proceedings with ...
  • China—Its People and Their Life
    Text  Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234     Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of China when the war broke out. China's lot thrown in with the Allies after 2-1/2 years of war, and to ...
    Text  Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234   Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of ...
  • Experiences at the Front
    Text  Peat, Private, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 May 1918, 235-240     Assuring "you fathers and brothers and cousins of those who are right now demonstrating the fact that chivalry and honor and nobility of character are in no sense dead, that no man can pass through such experiences without benefit to his soul qualities." The hellish conditions created by the exigencies ...
    Text  Peat, Private, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 May 1918, 235-240   Assuring "you fathers and brothers and cousins of those who are right now demonstrating the fact that chivalry and honor and nobility of character are in no sense dead, that ...
  • The Finance of the War
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225     Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we are fighting for. Trade balances in 1913 when our fiscal year ended on the 31st of March compared with figures from last year. The importance of trade figures with the United States. Our immediate problem to manufacture and ...
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225   Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we are fighting for. Trade balances in 1913 when our fiscal year ended on the 31st of March compared ...
  • Red Cross Work Overseas
    Text  Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215     The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's war work in France and Belgium; her visit to London and what she found there. Effect of the raids on the lives of the people of London. The speaker's three foremost impressions: the spirit of the French soldier ...
    Text  Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215   The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's war work in France and Belgium; her visit to London and what she found there. Effect of the ...
  • The Present Outlook and a Parallel
    Text  Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160     No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any time since the battle of the Marne. The Germans' success in getting control of almost the whole of the eastern part of Europe. The secret of the intrigues that led to the breaking down of Rumania and Russia. ...
    Text  Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160   No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any time since the battle of the Marne. The Germans' success in getting control of almost the whole of ...
  • The Food Situation Overseas
    Text  Colby, Hon. Everett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Apr 1918, 200-207     The speaker addresses his audience as a member of a Commission to proceed overseas and study the food situation at first hand, with the purpose of undertaking active propaganda work throughout the United States. The speaker's experience at Vimy Ridge just a very few weeks ago. Speaking of the food ...
    Text  Colby, Hon. Everett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Apr 1918, 200-207   The speaker addresses his audience as a member of a Commission to proceed overseas and study the food situation at first hand, with the purpose of undertaking active propaganda work ...
  • The Canadian Army As I Saw It
    Text  Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199     The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address is a detailed description of that visit to Great Britain and France, where he saw the Canadian forces in training ...
    Text  Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199   The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187     The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The ...
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187   The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what ...
  • Denmark and the War
    Text  Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175     Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has passed in these war years. Denmark's present economic and political status. A consideration of the period that has passed since the early sixties when those two States against which the allied nations now defend themselves took away from ...
    Text  Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175   Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has passed in these war years. Denmark's present economic and political status. A consideration of the period that has ...
  • The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire
    Text  McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150     The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take a larger and deeper interest in the other parts as something that has become evident throughout the war. Linking up the East and the West. India's troops, sent forth at the outbreak of the war to Persia. The ...
    Text  McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150   The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take a larger and deeper interest in the other parts as something that has become evident throughout the war. ...
  • Civil Service Reform
    Text  Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139     Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The evils from patronage that we have in Canada. How and why Canada's patronage is so much worse than in the United States. Consequences of patronage. Inefficiencies and costs of patronage. Instances and illustrative anecdotes of patronage. The speaker's ...
    Text  Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139   Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The evils from patronage that we have in Canada. How and why Canada's patronage is so much worse than ...
  • Victorious Peace
    Text  Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130     The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last address to Congress. The inception of this war based on the motive of robbery, and in its conduct has been ...
    Text  Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130   The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last ...
  • Watching the Enemy
    Text  Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122     Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing what we are about, and that we must carry it to the end. The years prior to the war. Signs of war as early as 1907. The symptoms of German preparedness half veiled from our eyes. One of ...
    Text  Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122   Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing what we are about, and that we must carry it to the end. The years prior to the ...
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