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  • My Experience in the World of Missions
    Text  McNeill, Rev. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Dec 1913, 92-92     Some of the speaker's experiences in Evangelistic labours which touched Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, India, South Africa, Gibraltar, Malta and the United States. [Synopsis only of this address available.]
    Text  McNeill, Rev. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Dec 1913, 92-92   Some of the speaker's experiences in Evangelistic labours which touched Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, India, South Africa, Gibraltar, Malta and the United States. [Synopsis only of this address available.]
  • Canadian Assimilation
    Text  Harper, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107     A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the axioms of postulates or self-evident truths there are to guide us in our investigation, of which there are three: Canada ...
    Text  Harper, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107   A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the ...
  • The Efficiency of the Canadian Militia for Defence
    Text  Otter, Major. Gen. Sir William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Jan 1914, 110-121     The speaker's personal experience and background with the Canadian Militia over upwards of fifty years. The aim and task of this address to place before the audience this important subject in as clear and lucid a manner as possible, without bias or exaggeration or any reflection upon the many ardent ...
    Text  Otter, Major. Gen. Sir William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Jan 1914, 110-121   The speaker's personal experience and background with the Canadian Militia over upwards of fifty years. The aim and task of this address to place before the audience this important subject ...
  • The Agriculture of the Province
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134     Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of agriculture, its conditions, its scope, and its possibilities. Some facts of product export. An illustration to suggest that it is ...
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134   Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of ...
  • History of the Great Lakes and the Chicago Drainage Canal
    Text  Coleman, A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 29 Nov 1923, 343-351     The mill-ponds which form reservoirs that provide a constant and steady flow of water in Ontario. Nothing in the world to compare with our Great Lakes. The Great Lake system as the most artificial thing of the kind I the world, and also a very temporary system. Ways in which ...
    Text  Coleman, A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 29 Nov 1923, 343-351   The mill-ponds which form reservoirs that provide a constant and steady flow of water in Ontario. Nothing in the world to compare with our Great Lakes. The Great Lake system ...
  • National Economics of Coal
    Text  Stutchbury, Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 11 Dec 1923, 352-361     Canada with no fuel problem, but a transportation of fuel problem. Canada’s enormous resources in coal, with some figures. Some misconceptions about Alberta coal. Some true characteristics of Alberta coal. Evidence as to the value of Alberta coal and its popularity as illustrated through the experience of the city of ...
    Text  Stutchbury, Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 11 Dec 1923, 352-361   Canada with no fuel problem, but a transportation of fuel problem. Canada’s enormous resources in coal, with some figures. Some misconceptions about Alberta coal. Some true characteristics of Alberta coal. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Australia's Part in the Scheme of Empire
    Text  Simmons, Lieut. J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Nov 1915, 1-6     A review of the great trend of Imperial development, perceiving what has almost emerged. The great turning point which might represent the crisis-mark to determine the course that the aggregation of nations under our flag was to follow, has been reached. Australia irrevocably committed to the principle that wars of ...
    Text  Simmons, Lieut. J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Nov 1915, 1-6   A review of the great trend of Imperial development, perceiving what has almost emerged. The great turning point which might represent the crisis-mark to determine the course that the aggregation ...
  • The War As It Affects the Theatrical Profession
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11     A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his firm conviction that the theatre is the greatest educational force there is, seconded only by the great daily press. What ...
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11   A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his ...
  • The Outlook of Central Canada
    Text  Grant, Sir James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Dec 1915, 12-19     The speaker's interest in the movement started 15 years ago by the late Lord Minto who organized a Canadian Association for protection of our people from tuberculosis, and his visits to all parts of Canada with regard to this endeavour. His impression with the development of central Canada and its ...
    Text  Grant, Sir James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Dec 1915, 12-19   The speaker's interest in the movement started 15 years ago by the late Lord Minto who organized a Canadian Association for protection of our people from tuberculosis, and his visits ...
  • Russia: Britain's Ally
    Text  Utgoff, Lieut. V.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Dec 1915, 20-29     The speaker's leaving of Russia about three months ago, crossing the whole of European Russia in a train, wherein Russian military officers related to him the position of the war. Not understanding why the Germans began to fight the Russians. Ways in which this war is good for Russia, allowing ...
    Text  Utgoff, Lieut. V.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Dec 1915, 20-29   The speaker's leaving of Russia about three months ago, crossing the whole of European Russia in a train, wherein Russian military officers related to him the position of the war. ...
  • The Federal Government and the Situation
    Text  Blondin, Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Dec 1915, 30-36     The great deal of good, but also many evils, still to be remedied, brought along in the train of Confederation. The worst of these evils that tale-bearer business, in which few, but still too many politicians indulge, in reporting distorted speeches between the two sister-provinces, and commenting them, in such ...
    Text  Blondin, Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Dec 1915, 30-36   The great deal of good, but also many evils, still to be remedied, brought along in the train of Confederation. The worst of these evils that tale-bearer business, in which ...
  • With Canada at the Front
    Text  Forneret, Lieut. G.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 13 Jan 1916, 37-45     The British Empire to most native-born Canadians as a great institution, represented visually by large red spaces on the map of the world. The experience of going over to England for the war. A reading from a letter the speaker wrote at the time, with the sentiments and sensations shared ...
    Text  Forneret, Lieut. G.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 13 Jan 1916, 37-45   The British Empire to most native-born Canadians as a great institution, represented visually by large red spaces on the map of the world. The experience of going over to England ...
  • The Plight of Montenegro
    Text  Sefrovitch, Capt. A.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 27 Jan 1916, 46-61     The plight of Serbia and Montenegro, two countries which used to be one, separated by the invasion of the Turks. Some historical background to these two countries. The current situation. Montenegro's King now the guest of France. The speaker's publication of a protest in the American papers against some false ...
    Text  Sefrovitch, Capt. A.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 27 Jan 1916, 46-61   The plight of Serbia and Montenegro, two countries which used to be one, separated by the invasion of the Turks. Some historical background to these two countries. The current situation. ...
  • Proportional Representation
    Text  Humphreys, John H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 3 Feb 1916, 62-75     This war giving rise to a spirit of devotion to the welfare of the nation such as has never been known before, lifting the British nation to a higher plane of development. Parliament figuring in all such questions. Criticism of the working of Parliamentary institutions, much of it justified. A ...
    Text  Humphreys, John H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 3 Feb 1916, 62-75   This war giving rise to a spirit of devotion to the welfare of the nation such as has never been known before, lifting the British nation to a higher plane ...
  • The Dynasts
    Text  Lascelles, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 10 Feb 1916, 76-81     A lengthy introduction by Mr. Alan Sullivan takes place first, introducing "The Dynasts" and giving much background information to the work. Frank Lascelles: Impressing upon the audience that the desire in this production is to make people realize how very much what we are going through today is what our ...
    Text  Lascelles, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 10 Feb 1916, 76-81   A lengthy introduction by Mr. Alan Sullivan takes place first, introducing "The Dynasts" and giving much background information to the work. Frank Lascelles: Impressing upon the audience that the desire ...
  • The Charter of Liberty
    Text  Fallon, Rt. Rev. Bishop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 24 Feb 1916, 82-99     Reference to the Magna Charta. Nothing so logical, so absolute as the march of ideas. Historical background to events leading up to the signing of the Magna Charta. The liberties won on that occasion an impressive instance of how effective was their attempt in putting a stopper on royal tyranny. ...
    Text  Fallon, Rt. Rev. Bishop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 24 Feb 1916, 82-99   Reference to the Magna Charta. Nothing so logical, so absolute as the march of ideas. Historical background to events leading up to the signing of the Magna Charta. The liberties ...
  • Imperial Organization
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Mar 1916, 100-118     The Dominions, during the present great war, shown a disposition to bear their respective shares. The time ripe for the formal consideration of a scheme of government for the Empire, which, in return, will provide for the just aspirations of the Dominions to share in the direction of foreign policy ...
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Mar 1916, 100-118   The Dominions, during the present great war, shown a disposition to bear their respective shares. The time ripe for the formal consideration of a scheme of government for the Empire, ...
  • The Jews and Patriotism
    Text  Jacobs, Rev. Rabbi, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Mar 1916, 119-127     The Jew as patriot throughout history. Posing the question "What constitutes citizenship in a country?" The Jewish ideal of citizenship. Misconceptions about Jews. The Jew not a newcomer to Canada. Some facts about Canadian Jews. Jews settled in England as early as 690 A.D. Examples of Jews that have been ...
    Text  Jacobs, Rev. Rabbi, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Mar 1916, 119-127   The Jew as patriot throughout history. Posing the question "What constitutes citizenship in a country?" The Jewish ideal of citizenship. Misconceptions about Jews. The Jew not a newcomer to Canada. ...
  • Some Impressions of My Stay in England
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180     Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress in industry and commerce; her unswerving devotion to the institutions that form the basis of our social and political order. ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180   Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress ...
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