EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Lord, Arthur; Taft, Henry; Kellen, William B.
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Monies appropriated towards the commemoration of the landing of the Pilgrims from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Federal Government and elsewhere. A description of the celebration which marked the 300th anniversary of the Landing of the Pilgrims. Characterization of the "Pilgrim quality," with historical instances. The form of the celebration. Bringing together the great English-speaking nations, provinces, dominions.
Some words on the speaker's ancestry. The speaker's first visit to Toronto 48 years ago and what it was like then. The speaker's experiences as a Canadian cottage owner. An expression of the warmth of feeling that Americans have for Canadians.
Wm. B. Kellen:
Several amusing stories with regard to the Pilgrims. A toast to the union of the British Empire and the United States, "the greatest hope of our future civilization, the greatest promise of happiness to humanity."