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The Empire Day Banquet, attended for the first time in the history of the Empire Club by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Connaught, and Princess Patricia at the King Edward Hotel. Also attending His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Mrs. Gibson and Miss Gibson, the Lord Bishop of Toronto, and Col. Lowther, A.D.C. A description of the room. A drink to the King's health with musical honours, led by Dr. Albert Ham. Telegrams and letters received. A toast to His Royal Highness by Mr. F.B. Fetherstonhaugh, K.C., President of the Empire Club of Canada. The singing of "His Majesty the King by Mr. F.S. Hamer. A response to the toast by His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught, Governor-General of Canada. The playing of "O Canada" and "The Maple Leaf." A response to the toast by Hon. Wallace Nesbitt, K.C. A toast to "The Ladies" by Hon. Mr. Justice Riddell, with response by Mayor Geary.