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  • The Relation of the United States to the Issues of the War
    The Relation of the United States to the Issues of the War
    text  Putnam, Major George Haven, The Relation of the United States to the Issues of the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 8 Apr 1916, 166-186     The speaker's belief that in this great contest not only sympathies, but practical and direct cooperation should be given to England and to England's Allies; and that he is expressing the opinion of hundreds of thousands, even millions, of his fellow citizens in the United States. His further belief that ...
    text  Putnam, Major George Haven, The Relation of the United States to the Issues of the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 8 Apr 1916, 166-186   The speaker's belief that in this great contest not only sympathies, but practical and direct cooperation should be given to England and to England's Allies; and that he is expressing ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Practical Consolidation of the Empire
    Practical Consolidation of the Empire
    text  Perley, Sir George, Practical Consolidation of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 29 Aug 1916, 193-204     Perpetuating the British Empire; making it come closer together. The speaker's belief that the British Empire is the greatest secular force for good that the world has ever seen. Finding some practical way in which we shall get a voice in all matters of any concern, such as peace and ...
    text  Perley, Sir George, Practical Consolidation of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 29 Aug 1916, 193-204   Perpetuating the British Empire; making it come closer together. The speaker's belief that the British Empire is the greatest secular force for good that the world has ever seen. Finding ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Canada's Contribution in Men to the Imperial Navy
    Canada's Contribution in Men to the Imperial Navy
    text  Guinness, Capt. Hon. Rupert, Canada's Contribution in Men to the Imperial Navy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Oct 1916, 205-209     The speaker's object today to get the audience interested in his mission to get men for the Royal Navy. Why Great Britain is recruiting for the Navy from the Dominion. Some personal background and history of the speaker. The kind of men wanted. Difficulties involved in recruiting and training. A ...
    text  Guinness, Capt. Hon. Rupert, Canada's Contribution in Men to the Imperial Navy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Oct 1916, 205-209   The speaker's object today to get the audience interested in his mission to get men for the Royal Navy. Why Great Britain is recruiting for the Navy from the Dominion. ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • The Great War
    The Great War
    text  Hearst, Hon. W.H., The Great War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Oct 1916, 210-224     Some of the things the speaker saw and the impressions he received in connection with the great struggle in which we are now engaged, on his recent visit to England and France. The speaker's increased admiration for the British people and his appreciation of their bull-dog determination, perseverance and pluck; ...
    text  Hearst, Hon. W.H., The Great War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Oct 1916, 210-224   Some of the things the speaker saw and the impressions he received in connection with the great struggle in which we are now engaged, on his recent visit to England ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Cradle Lands of Canadian Indians
    Cradle Lands of Canadian Indians
    text  Harris, Very Rev. W.R., Cradle Lands of Canadian Indians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 26 Oct 1916, 225-241     A review of theories advanced in efforts to explain the existence of primitive man on our continent. A description of these lands and their inhabitants before the daring Genoese sailed on his wondrous voyage of discovery. A series of personal reminiscences, with detailed and evocative descriptions follow, of the ancient ...
    text  Harris, Very Rev. W.R., Cradle Lands of Canadian Indians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 26 Oct 1916, 225-241   A review of theories advanced in efforts to explain the existence of primitive man on our continent. A description of these lands and their inhabitants before the daring Genoese sailed ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • United Canada's Answer to the Call
    United Canada's Answer to the Call
    text  Guthrie, Lieut.-Col. Percy, United Canada's Answer to the Call, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Nov 1916, 242-252     How dear the word Empire is to every British heart. Telling of the sons of the Empire who are fighting in France and Flanders today. Going back to the beginning of the war when we all thought little of war; when we had not prepared for war. Preparation by the ...
    text  Guthrie, Lieut.-Col. Percy, United Canada's Answer to the Call, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Nov 1916, 242-252   How dear the word Empire is to every British heart. Telling of the sons of the Empire who are fighting in France and Flanders today. Going back to the beginning ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Trade Preparations for Coming Peace
    Trade Preparations for Coming Peace
    text  Foster, Right Honourable Sir George E., Trade Preparations for Coming Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Nov 1916, 253-264     The situation and conditions which will confront us, or may confront us, when war ceases and when peace again commences to bless the world. Ways in which production and distribution have been profoundly affected all over the world by this tremendous war. Yet some things that it appears to some ...
    text  Foster, Right Honourable Sir George E., Trade Preparations for Coming Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Nov 1916, 253-264   The situation and conditions which will confront us, or may confront us, when war ceases and when peace again commences to bless the world. Ways in which production and distribution ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Some Observations on the War
    Some Observations on the War
    text  Hughes, Lieut.-General Sir Sam, Some Observations on the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Nov 1916, 265-274     The nature of Canadians with respect to war. The spirit of nervousness abroad in Canada, and what the speaker means by that. Peace societies and their activities in the United States and Canada before the war. Money from the German Government to support these activities. The disparity in terms of ...
    text  Hughes, Lieut.-General Sir Sam, Some Observations on the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 9 Nov 1916, 265-274   The nature of Canadians with respect to war. The spirit of nervousness abroad in Canada, and what the speaker means by that. Peace societies and their activities in the United ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Science and Industrial Research in Canada
    Science and Industrial Research in Canada
    text  McLennan, Professor J.C., Science and Industrial Research in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Nov 1916, 275-287     The need to put forth every possible effort to bring to the aid of the State every scientific man who is capable of contributing anything to the solution of the great problem before us, the winning of the war. How the necessity for this was realized in Great Britain. Extraordinary ...
    text  McLennan, Professor J.C., Science and Industrial Research in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 16 Nov 1916, 275-287   The need to put forth every possible effort to bring to the aid of the State every scientific man who is capable of contributing anything to the solution of the ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Canada's Fishery Resources
    Canada's Fishery Resources
    text  Prince, Professor Edward, Canada's Fishery Resources, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 23 Nov 1916, 288-298     Canada fisheries, ranking amongst the greatest in the world. This discussion is divided into sections with the following headings: Canadian and Australian Waters Compared; Value of Our Fisheries Underestimated; Seven Fishery Divisions; Three Unique Features in Our Fisheries; Fisheries Our Most Permanent Resource; Reckless Waste in Fishing Industries; Canadian Fish-Ration ...
    text  Prince, Professor Edward, Canada's Fishery Resources, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 23 Nov 1916, 288-298   Canada fisheries, ranking amongst the greatest in the world. This discussion is divided into sections with the following headings: Canadian and Australian Waters Compared; Value of Our Fisheries Underestimated; Seven ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Canada's Rural Problem
    Canada's Rural Problem
    text  Good, W.G., Canada's Rural Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 30 Nov 1916, 299-310     ... I figured it out for the average of the five years, 1910-1914MANUFACTURING...
    text  Good, W.G., Canada's Rural Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 30 Nov 1916, 299-310   ... I figured it out for the average of the five years, 1910-1914MANUFACTURING...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Our Japanese Allies
    Our Japanese Allies
    text  Shortt, Rev. C.H., Our Japanese Allies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 8 Apr 1915, 134-142     The speaker's experience living in Japan for the last 14 years. The difficulty of generalising about a nation of 54 million people with such a long history. The speaker's good luck to have been in almost the whole of "the sixty-six provinces," and to have met a great many different ...
    text  Shortt, Rev. C.H., Our Japanese Allies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 8 Apr 1915, 134-142   The speaker's experience living in Japan for the last 14 years. The difficulty of generalising about a nation of 54 million people with such a long history. The speaker's good ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War
    Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War
    text  Sommerville, Norman, Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Apr 1915, 143-155     [This address given under the auspices of The Empire Club of Canada, Exhibition Military Camp, Toronto.]The speaker's experiences in Austria and Germany after the outbreak of war. Last year to have been Germany's great year; the year of years in which Germany was on exhibition, whether in the field of ...
    text  Sommerville, Norman, Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Apr 1915, 143-155   [This address given under the auspices of The Empire Club of Canada, Exhibition Military Camp, Toronto.]The speaker's experiences in Austria and Germany after the outbreak of war. Last year to ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Britain At War
    Britain At War
    text  Dent, J.M., Britain At War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Apr 1915, 156-165     A picture of the Homeland at this time. One or two cases which bear striking evidence to the long determination and preparation of Germany for the war in which they have involved the world. The inward life of England. The reaction of the English people when war was declared. A ...
    text  Dent, J.M., Britain At War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Apr 1915, 156-165   A picture of the Homeland at this time. One or two cases which bear striking evidence to the long determination and preparation of Germany for the war in which they ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Belgium and the Belgians
    Belgium and the Belgians
    text  O'Hagan, Thos., Belgium and the Belgians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172     A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, and dishonour, the other leading to the horrors and devastations of the most unhallowed war that has ever enveloped the ...
    text  O'Hagan, Thos., Belgium and the Belgians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172   A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Democracy "Versus" Militarism
    Democracy "Versus" Militarism
    text  Rowell, N.W., Democracy "Versus" Militarism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 29 Apr 1915, 173-182     The great conflict in which we are engaged. Two of the ideals back of this war, expressed and exemplified by the German Empire on the one side and the British Empire on the other. The ideals of militarism as domination and conquest by the power of the sword, its watchword ...
    text  Rowell, N.W., Democracy "Versus" Militarism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 29 Apr 1915, 173-182   The great conflict in which we are engaged. Two of the ideals back of this war, expressed and exemplified by the German Empire on the one side and the British ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • The Philosophy of War
    The Philosophy of War
    text  Riddell, Hon. W.R., The Philosophy of War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 190-196     The difficult in determining the real causes of the present war. The invasion of Belgium. The war in any case inevitable, and how that was so. The real and efficient cause of the war to be found in the ideals of the Prussian governing class, and the irreconcilable conflict between ...
    text  Riddell, Hon. W.R., The Philosophy of War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 190-196   The difficult in determining the real causes of the present war. The invasion of Belgium. The war in any case inevitable, and how that was so. The real and efficient ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • The Gospel of Peace
    The Gospel of Peace
    text  Harper, Dr. J.M., The Gospel of Peace, 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 Gospel of Peace, 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 ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • Work of the Juvenile Court
    Work of the Juvenile Court
    text  Boyd, Commissioner E.J., Work of the Juvenile Court, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 208-216     The work of the Juvenile Court, practically speaking, to make men who will be fitted for anything that may life in front of them in life, and to make men out of material that is not always the easiest to work with. The establishment of the Court some three years ...
    text  Boyd, Commissioner E.J., Work of the Juvenile Court, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 208-216   The work of the Juvenile Court, practically speaking, to make men who will be fitted for anything that may life in front of them in life, and to make men ...
    Empire Club of Canada
  • A Legacy From the United Empire Loyalists
    A Legacy From the United Empire Loyalists
    text  Robinson, Major-General C.W., A Legacy From the United Empire Loyalists, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 4 May 1911, 13-22     The precious legacy which has been left to the descendants and other sin Canada, namely, an Empire united under the British Crown. The common origin of the many United Empire Loyalists' Associations throughout Canada. Colonel, first Governor of Upper Canada, who commanded the "Queen's Rangers" in the Revolutionary War. The ...
    text  Robinson, Major-General C.W., A Legacy From the United Empire Loyalists, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 4 May 1911, 13-22   The precious legacy which has been left to the descendants and other sin Canada, namely, an Empire united under the British Crown. The common origin of the many United Empire ...
    Empire Club of Canada
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