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  • Next-Door Neighbours
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61     The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners as we have reached between individuals. The actions of the President of the United States in the direction of peace. ...
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61   The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners ...
  • Fraternity and Patriotism
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201     A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and doctrine underlying the genuine progress of modern times in the unfolding of the privileges of the present day for the ...
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201   A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and ...
  • War and Empire
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Apr 1914, 182-190     Comments about imperialism, about war, about human nature. The truth now as always, that peace comes by power and not by preaching. The Asquith Government in Great Britain as the most radical and the most peace loving government that ever has held office in the Old Country. Pledges with which ...
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Apr 1914, 182-190   Comments about imperialism, about war, about human nature. The truth now as always, that peace comes by power and not by preaching. The Asquith Government in Great Britain as the ...
  • The Gospel of Peace
    Text  Harper, Dr. J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 197-207     The need for the war that is on in Europe at the present moment to be fought out to a finish with the Hohenzollerns of Germany. The need to deal with the militant marauders of Germany as were the pirates and ruthless iconoclasts of old. Taking up the plea for ...
    Text  Harper, Dr. J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 197-207   The need for the war that is on in Europe at the present moment to be fought out to a finish with the Hohenzollerns of Germany. The need to deal ...
  • The German Peace Offer
    Text  Denison, Colonel George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 28 Dec 1916, 340-350     Propositions being made by our enemy which to the speaker's mind are exceedingly dangerous, and which make one exceedingly anxious for the future. The speaker's conviction, even at the beginning of the war, that we would win it. His one haunting dread that "when our men have fought and died ...
    Text  Denison, Colonel George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 28 Dec 1916, 340-350   Propositions being made by our enemy which to the speaker's mind are exceedingly dangerous, and which make one exceedingly anxious for the future. The speaker's conviction, even at the beginning ...
  • A New Overseas Problem
    Text  Tory, Dr. Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Nov 1917, 14-24     What may be done to assist our soldiers overseas through an educational programme. The speaker, sent overseas by the Y.M.C.A. for a close and intimate study of this question. The speaker's experience and findings. Reasons the speaker found that such a programme might be successful. A plan, divided into two ...
    Text  Tory, Dr. Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Nov 1917, 14-24   What may be done to assist our soldiers overseas through an educational programme. The speaker, sent overseas by the Y.M.C.A. for a close and intimate study of this question. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373     A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies ...
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373   A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. ...
  • Songs of the Fleet
    Text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79     The origins of the Song of the Fleet. Commentary on each of the songs. A detailed explication of the fifth and last song, the song of the Welcome Home of the dead who died overseas. Some words on independence with reference to Canada's relationship with the British Empire. How the ...
    Text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79   The origins of the Song of the Fleet. Commentary on each of the songs. A detailed explication of the fifth and last song, the song of the Welcome Home of ...
  • International Peace and Good Will
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379     The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace on earth until we have good-will amongst the people of the earth. Good-will as the cause, and peace as the ...
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379   The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace ...
  • Internationalism
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230     Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. Things that are international, such as art and science. Reference to "Wells' Outlines of History" which starts a new idea ...
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230   Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. ...
  • Some Reflections on the War
    Text  O'Ryan, Major-General John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 9 Oct 1924, 249-262     Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the war. Lessons of war. Friendly rivalries between allied armies in the war. The Canadians and Americans, credited with livening up the war. The spirit of humor injected into situation that would otherwise be worse than they really were, characteristic of the Canadians and the ...
    Text  O'Ryan, Major-General John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 9 Oct 1924, 249-262   Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the war. Lessons of war. Friendly rivalries between allied armies in the war. The Canadians and Americans, credited with livening up the war. The spirit ...
  • The Challenge of International Relations to North America
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219     This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are going to get there first with international substitutes for war, or else a new world-war will shatter civilization to its ...
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219   This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are ...
  • Locarno
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363     What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, for practical purposes, than it was one hundred years ago. The result of that shrinkage in a crowded continent like ...
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363   What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, ...
  • An Address
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international problems that there are: the evolution of the British Empire; the Empire's relations with the United States; the maintenance of ...
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international ...
  • Peace Among the Nations
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89     The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living examples of peace. A discussion of war and peace. No resort to war at the zenith of civilization. Society imperfect ...
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89   The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living ...
  • The Basis of Peace
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142     Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the League of Nations; the Kellogg pact; Disarmament. A brief discussion of each, with the speaker's response to each effort. Seeking ...
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142   Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the ...
  • Fourteen Years of Peace
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302     Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye well open for gleams of hope. An increase in the number of homogeneous, self-governing communities since the war ended. A ...
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302   Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye ...
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