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Manitoba would need nothing; it had given magnificently. Moneys have poured into the treasury of the Fund until the total contributions have reached and exceeded ,000,000. Colonel Ryerson urged (1) that supplies should be sent through the recog- nized channel of the Society, and (2) that more motor-ambulance should be contributed. 18,734.00 Quebec 78,886.45 New Brunswick 17,307.65 Saskatchewan 72,606 . 24 British Columbia 54,596.63 Alberta 40,729.88 Total
Manitoba would need nothing; it had given magnificently. Moneys have poured into the treasury of the Fund until the total contributions have reached and exceeded $6,000,000. Colonel Ryerson urged (1) that supplies should be sent through the recog- nized channel of the Society, and (2) that more motor-ambulance should be contributed. 18,734.00 Quebec 78,886.45 New Brunswick 17,307.65 Saskatchewan 72,606 . 24 British Columbia 54,596.63 Alberta 40,729.88 Total $1,106,273.63 The City of Montreal undertook a special campaign and col- lected $100,000. As time passed on the German set- tlers seemed to accept the situation, generally, despite the pes- simistic view of F. German Clubs were allowed in various cities to be centres of enemy talk, if nothing worse, and it was not until rumours of rejoicings as to the Lusitania got abroad that those of Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton were closed. British Columbia had been hard hit financially and would require $600,000 of which it could raise $400,000. Though anticipating a generous response I was hardly prepared for the magnificent manner in which the call was met. A meeting was held and Committees appointed with H. The Royal North- West Mounted Police, however, were omniprescient in the West; their energy, large powers, and known courage, prevented trouble even where a few isolated communities might have desired to create it; the disarming and registration policy for alien enemies helped to prevent any serious issue. Born at Dresden, Germany, and educated at 364 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW Gottingen, he had lived in Canada since 1873 and been naturalized in or about 1896; he denied the statements absolutely but at once dropped out of various positions such as the Directorate of the Bank of Montreal and of the St. Canadian tolerance of things German during this year gradually lessened but for the first six months of the War it was akin to that of England herself.||
Manitoba would need nothing; it had given magnificently. Moneys have poured into the treasury of the Fund until the total contributions have reached and exceeded $6,000,000. Colonel Ryerson urged (1) that supplies should be sent through the recog- nized channel of the Society, and (2) that more motor-ambulance should be contributed. 18,734.00 Quebec 78,886.45 New Brunswick 17,307.65 Saskatchewan 72,606 . 24 British Columbia 54,596.63 Alberta 40,729.88 Total $1,106,273.63 The City of Montreal undertook a special campaign and col- lected $100,000. As time passed on the German set- tlers seemed to accept the situation, generally, despite the pes- simistic view of F. German Clubs were allowed in various cities to be centres of enemy talk, if nothing worse, and it was not until rumours of rejoicings as to the Lusitania got abroad that those of Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton were closed.
British Columbia had been hard hit financially and would require $600,000 of which it could raise $400,000. Though anticipating a generous response I was hardly prepared for the magnificent manner in which the call was met. A meeting was held and Committees appointed with H. The Royal North- West Mounted Police, however, were omniprescient in the West; their energy, large powers, and known courage, prevented trouble even where a few isolated communities might have desired to create it; the disarming and registration policy for alien enemies helped to prevent any serious issue. Born at Dresden, Germany, and educated at 364 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW Gottingen, he had lived in Canada since 1873 and been naturalized in or about 1896; he denied the statements absolutely but at once dropped out of various positions such as the Directorate of the Bank of Montreal and of the St. Canadian tolerance of things German during this year gradually lessened but for the first six months of the War it was akin to that of England herself.
With the beginning, in August, of the second year of the War came the certainty of heavier demands upon the Fund. These ladies are now at Malta, tending the wounded from the Dardanelles. had supplied in France two casualty clearing stations, 200 beds each ; four stationary hospitals, 200 beds each; four general hospitals, 1,000 beds each; six field ambulances, 50 beds each; or a total of 5,500 beds, not counting 500 in the Duchess of Connaught Hospital in England. I appeal to farmers to send me sums from $1 to $50 just as early as possible. the King had given the Upper Lodge at Bushey Park in Surrey for use as a Canadian Red Cross Convalescent Home. The Pittsburg Svoboda ; a journal called The Continental Times printed in Berlin and circulated in the United States; The Day of New York, a Ger- man appeal to Jews sent especially to Montreal and containing an approval letter from the German Ambassador at Washington; the Tagliche Volk-Zeitung of St. 9 that Der Deutsche Lutheraner of Philadelphia and Waisenfreund of Columbus, Ohio, had been forbidden.
(8) No allowance will be granted, where the woman, before the soldier's enlistment, was in no way financially dependent upon him^ (9) The new schedule of rat«s provided for, the following grants: Wife and one child, from $13.00 to $17.50 per month, according to the age of the child; wife and two children $16 to $22, according to ages of children; wife and three children $19 to $25; wife and four children $22 to $28; woman with five children $25 to $30; with six children $28 to $30; with seven children or more, $30 in all cases. We have sent four qualified nurses to the Front, making ourselves responsible for their maintenance and upkeep. Paul and Chicago, filled not only with anti-British diatribes, but with bogus news as well." Even w^hen such papers were forbidden the mails they were circulated in Canada to some extent. Of course, the De- partment is not always able to take the view of the individual mak- ing complaint, as there are many questions involved other than the taste of the individual." It was stated on Oct.
The Canadian Pacific Railway 746 The Grand Trunk Railway 749 The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway 750 The National Transcontinental Railway 751 The Canadian Northern Railway 753 The Intercolonial and Government Railways 755 Transportation Incidents 755 DOMINION POLITICAL AFFAIRS. With the approval of the Militia Department Ist-aid in- structors from the Association were appointed to each unit of the C. Their Majesties the King and Queen and Her Majesty Queen Alexandra are giving us their gracious patronage and I trust that you also will be able to see your way to help. 17th ; the Lieut.-Governor of Ontario issued an appeal for support to the Fund and the City of Toronto decided to try and raise $250,000 through a strong and representative Committee with J. contributed $10,750 and other sums were collected making a total of $42,480 or enough to buy 4 aeroplanes which, Mr. The British Blue Cross Fund, for the care of sick or wounded horses at the Front, received considerable support and on July 22nd Lady Smith-Dorrien, President, acknowledged receipt of $1,200 from Toronto. It was stated in September that new boots of superior nature — two pairs to each man — were being issued from Ottawa, that immense quantities of Winter clothing and equipnijent of all kinds were going forward for the men at the Front and that, since the first of the month, over 10,000,000 pounds of clothing had been handled by the Quartermaster-General's Department. Gooderham, the President, explained that two principles had guided the individual workers of the Order. A great many women in neutral countries were doubtless drawn into the peace movement because they regarded war in the abstract with horror, but, appar- ently, they only considered the matter emotionally. Toronto 6,300 The Women of Canada and the War: the l. There of Canada and were exceptions, of course, where the inherent, inher- thewar ited, Pacificism of a century made militancy impos- sible even in a great Empire crisis; there were good people who thought more of preventing cigarettes reaching Cana- dian soldiers than of providing men and munitions to fight the enemy; there were men in all churches and a few pastors, also, affected by the secular influences indicated elsewhere in connection with recruiting. Our Empire is engaged in the greatest struggle of the ages. did 348 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW good service in sending men to aid the troops at the Front along social lines and, save in a few centres where the United States secretaries had a deterrent influence, its branches helped recruiting. Mott, a leader in missionary work, and well-known in Canada, addressed the Foreign Mission Conference at New York on Jan. 22 Zirzow showed great contempt for the Court and stated that his evidence in the Police Court was not true and that he had not considered himself under oath. Du Vernet read letters from the brother and sister of the witness showing that they desired him to return and join the Army and one of these he admitted showing Mr. Mulock declined to admit as evidence two letters addressed to Mrs. One of the former was from a man in Germany and it acknowledged the re- ceipt of a letter sent by Mrs. ' * According to German papers reaching Ijondon (despatches to Canada on Sept.
The Sifton Government: Politics and Prohibition in Alberta 688 Legislation in Alberta; Hon. Government and Administration; The New Bowser Ministry 711 Legislation of the Year in British Columbia 724 Political Issues: Liberal Attacks on the Government 728 Prohibition Question: Educational Conditions of 1915 732 Agriculture, Mining and Other Interests of the Year 737 British Columbia and Its Attitude in the War 740 The Yukon and Provincial Incidents 744 TRANSPORTATION AFFAIRS IN CANADA. each Instructor was given the pay and rank of Quar- ter-Master Sergeant in the C. I shall be greatly obliged if you will kindly communicate the foregoing to your Government. the Governor-General, on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross Society, urged support to the movenemt; the Bishop of Toronto directed his clergy to preach patriotic sermons and receive collections on Sunday, Oct. $1,000 each and the Board of Trade, largely through the efforts of G. Benson, President, a total of $13,062; the British Empire Grain Co. So with the British and Foreign Sailors' Society which had many warm supporters in Canada. Toronto gave a substantial sum to many of the Battalions raised in its midst and, as an illustration of individual gifts, J. This organization had Government recognition but it did not follow that the Government was lacking in its regulation sup- plies. The literature came from neutral countries, and we cannot doubt the sincerity of many of the women who were most active in sending it into the Doiiiinion, although the women of France were inclined to regard their sisters in the neutral countries as the dupes of a Teutonic plot to bring about peace while the German forces were still in a position to expect favourable terms. In the Old Land recruiting they were the strongest agents the Government possessed. ' ' 22 338 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW The religious interests of Canada took a deep and The Churches practical interest, as a whole, in the War. 26, condemned in sweeping terms the idea of public revelries on New Year's eve, at a time, when the country was at war and its sons fighting and dying at the Front, A curious Church incident was disposed of on Aug. The Bishop of Ontario decided that it was in the interests of the Cathedral that the Dean should stay at his post and that, if he was determined to go, he woul4 have to Cai't. The Brantford Association on July 3 de- clared that "we approve of the efforts to secure recruits and urge upon the young men to enlist so as to meet the serious condition of our Empire at the present time; we leave the ministers free to make whatever appeal from their pulpits they feel necessary and wise to this end." The Toronto Association took action by issuing an appeal on July 23 declaring that: "It is the solemn duty of every Christian pulpit in Canada to create an atmosphere in which recruiting will be easy. Yes, I willingly believe you wish yourself here and find yourself strange in that company." In his attitude on Feb. We regret, with aching hearts, that the obligations of Canada to Great Britain, and its present political status, forces Canada to participate.
Then, the very minute and wide range of questions asked in the printed forms, for filling in by applicants for the allowance, raised some criticism. 21st, we the undersigned Bishops are in complete sympathy with the object of this appeal, and we hereby urge Catholics to contribute generously therefor: N. All the German organs of this Western country have been whole- heartedly behind the cause of German militarism and German autocracy.,106,273.63 The City of Montreal undertook a special campaign and col- lected 0,000. As time passed on the German set- tlers seemed to accept the situation, generally, despite the pes- simistic view of F. German Clubs were allowed in various cities to be centres of enemy talk, if nothing worse, and it was not until rumours of rejoicings as to the Lusitania got abroad that those of Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton were closed. British Columbia had been hard hit financially and would require 0,000 of which it could raise 0,000. Though anticipating a generous response I was hardly prepared for the magnificent manner in which the call was met. A meeting was held and Committees appointed with H. The Royal North- West Mounted Police, however, were omniprescient in the West; their energy, large powers, and known courage, prevented trouble even where a few isolated communities might have desired to create it; the disarming and registration policy for alien enemies helped to prevent any serious issue. Born at Dresden, Germany, and educated at 364 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW Gottingen, he had lived in Canada since 1873 and been naturalized in or about 1896; he denied the statements absolutely but at once dropped out of various positions such as the Directorate of the Bank of Montreal and of the St. Canadian tolerance of things German during this year gradually lessened but for the first six months of the War it was akin to that of England herself.
It is hardly necessary to say that very much of this data would be lost, irretrievably, without such a record. TABLE OF CONTENTS THE WOELD-WAE IN 1915 Page The Historical and General Environment of the War 17 The War-Position of Germany During 1915 27 The Position in the War of Austria-Hungary; Turkey and the Balkans. 44 German War Methods in Various Countries; Canadian Experiences and Reports 57 France and Belgium in the War During 1915 67 The Position, Policy and War-Action of Bussia during 1915 72 The Entrance and Position of Italy in the World- War 78 Japan and the Neutral States of Europe, Asia and South America. Government, Administration and Politics in Nova Scotia 579 Legislation and Education in Nova Scotia during 1915 585 Nova Scotia and the War: Provincial Development in 1915 589 Government, Administration, and Politics in New Brunswick 598 Legislation of the Tear : Hon. Last Days and Legislation of the Roblin Government 612 The Parliament Buildings ' Issue in Manitoba 619 The New Norris Government: The Perdue Commission 625 Conservative Re-organization and the General Elections 630 General Policy and Action of the Norris Government 634 Education in Manitoba: Agriculture and General Development 642 The Action of Manitoba in the War 649 8 CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW PROVINCIAL AFFAIES IN SASKATCHEWAN. The British Red Cross, with which the Canadian organization was affiliated, came specifically into Canadian affairs only once in the year, though its interests and those of the C. John in view of the great demands upon their resources, both in France and in the Near East, have decided to make an appeal throughout the Empire 328 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW by street and other collections upon Oct. The money received from this appeal will be devoted entirely to relieve the sufferings of our wounded sol- diers and sailors from home and overseas at the various seats of war. In Toronto a three days' campaign resulted in a total subscription of 2,668 instead of the expected 0,000 and it realized the hope of J. Woods, the energetic Chairman of Committee, who at a mass-meeting on Oct. This is the first call that has come to us from the Mother Country, the first request Britain has made to us and w^e will respond nobly." Mr. Like that of machine guns it was a concrete reality to the average man or corporation; though it did not attain the same popularity. Similar letters were sent to many important bodies in Canada explaining that the need would last as long as the War and that the Royal Flying Corps could use as many aeroplanes as they could get. A flow of subscriptions was maintained all through the year, in cash and supplies, for the troops at the Front and in this movement cities and towns joined freely. Another British organiza- tion which received some support was the Seamen's Hospital Fund (Greenwich). and men of the Battalion when on the march and in the fighting line." Field Kitchens, involving an expenditure of ,000 were specified. Catharines, Saginaw and Windsor, to a total of ,478,500. Mc Dougald stated that 50,000 articles had gone to the troops from there in a few months including 10,000 hand-knit socks and that "the women of Quebec have, without distinction of race or creed, for the first time worked together under the direction of the Daughters of the Empire. John and other Suffragist societies sent clothing to England for the poor of East London. Women writers in the press did their duty in this respect — the Toronto Telegram having a specially effective and patriotic con- tributor. Belgium has been taught by Roman Catholics to her everlasting credit." What did Methodism, with its 1,079,892 adherents (1911 Census) in Canada do? Meanwhile, individual Methodism had distinguished itself. The Christian Guardian published long lists from week to week of Methodist Ministers' sons who had volunteered for the Front and the total up to Nov. Does not the soul of every free-bom Briton revolt at such a contingency ? The Dean, who in his youth had military experience had joined the British forces at the outbreak of war but was recalled by his Bishop. This can be accomplished only by great and united endeavour. We cannot impress too deeply upon our people the gravity of the situation and the urgent immediate need of every available man enlisting and of our mothers and wives continuing their sacrifice." Other and small denominations took their part in the war- work of the year. 15, 1914) said: "I am much pleased you worked bravely for the poor soldiers. The conduct of Zirzow in the witness-box showed, ab- solutely, that officers trained for the German army have no respect for the civil rights and authorities." During the year a certain amount of veiled friendliness for Germany was expressed by some of the German press of Canada, though it was not overt in character or serious in result. 6, reproduced pro-German speeches from a United States Congress debate without any attempt at explanation or enlargement so as to give both sides. 25, dealt at length with the position of "German-Canadians" and declared that the Government had no business to be spending money in a European war. Financial Incidents of the Year 768 Industry, Insurance and Production in 1915 769 Incidents of Journalism in 1915 771 Sundry Incidents and Facts 772 CANADIAN BOOKS AND BOOK REVIEWS 774 CANADIAN OBITUARY FOR 1915 780 Contents 9 canadian and united states financial supplement. — See 1914 volume for details up to end of that year. — The exact amount of disbursements was ,708,725 but the allotment between the two vacant spaces above is not available. — so many, in fact, that the De- partment had to check them. 9th provided about ,000 for recruiting purposes. 27th closed a campaign in Which it obtained 9,000 pairs of socks for the troops; Hamilton, by a Patriotic fete on Sept. 331 ceeding year ; display in dress, and luxury in entertainment, or ex- penditure were largely abandoned. The women of France and Russia and the United Kingdom have long ago heard the appeal to give up their men, and have responded nobly. There was a danger, however, that the literature might appeal to those Can- adians who were inclined to allow their feelings to master their reason. Ottawa 5,067 Municipal Toronto 24,218 Arthur Williams . The Pope undoubtedly endeavoured to maintain a neutral position between the claims of Catholic Belgium and Catholic Austria, countries not over-friendly to the Church such as France and Germany, an Empire like that of Britain with its Protestant environment and many Catholic citizens and a purely Mohammedan power such as Turkey which yet did not possess so many Moslem subjects as did Great Britain. 21 in America, pray- ers for peace were ordered ; in April Karl H. The priceless gift of liberty with all that it means to a free citizen is in the balance." The Y. The Zion Herald, a widely circulated Methodist periodical of Boston, the Christian Herald of New York and, indeed, many other religious papers coming into Canada were so neutral as to be practically on the German side — the latter claiming, for instance, that the ship- ment of arms to belligerants (the Allies only could receive them) was anti-Christian. The Chief Justice held that the acknowledgment of the receipt of the letter by the man in Germany was not proof that Mrs. The letter to Emil Nerlich from his manager, Carl Hoerl, in Berlin, referred to the payment of money to Frau Howold, the wife of a man formerly in the employ of the Nerlich Company, but who was said to be at the Front with the German army. Nerlich on the ground that sympathy with the enemy was not an indictable offence and that nothing more was proven. Nerlich 's case went on but his Counsel at once made the point that a conspiracy required more than one person ; this was over-ruled. "It looks to me," he said, "as if the only overt act on which there is any evidence is that of assisting Arthur Zirzow to leave Canada. "The hour will soon strike when another victory will be celebrated in Berlin." An editorial in the Mar. The Borden Administration during 1915 757 Incidents of the Parliamentary Session 764 Militia Affairs and Interests 766 MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENTS AND AFFAIRS. 31, 1915 — the total relief administered was ,717,960, *NOTB. A favourable and immediate response followed all over Can- ada and organization commenced at once. There were many appeals for local Battalions in regard to recruiting funds, contribution of comforts, providing special sup- plies, giving machine guns, etc. Tag days supplied much in the way of money and one in Toronto on Nov. "They aimed to provide every possible necessity and comfort for the brave men volunteering to serve their country, through the Red Cross for 332 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW sick and wounded, and field comforts for the fighting men, and they have endeavoured to make things better for the wives and children and all dependants left at home." In the matter of the so-called Peace movement, aided by many United States women and culminating at a Hague Conference, the I. They forgot that nations and individuals are moral failures if they refuse to draw their swords in defence of the -rights of the weak and for the principles of honour and liberty. Simcoe 6,176 Municipal Hamilton 12,961 28th Regiment Stratford 6,341 Dawson Dawson 14,263 M 'die de V6rch Sres. As the chief religious Denomination of Canada in respect to numbers (2,833,041) the attitude of the Roman Cath- olic Church was of first importance and was naturally influenced, to some extent, by the general policy of a Church world-wide in its ideals and influence. The most sacred possessions that have been won, only through the travail and pain of the cen- turies, are at stake. There were some religious influences from the Republic which did not tend to promote patriotism. 13 after a visit to Germany and declared, according to official reports, that the war was "due to a series of misunderstandings;" Canadians present stated that the speaker was strongly pro-German. Nerlich while he also admitted his desire to return to Germany and fight. Nerlich had expressed strong Ger- man feelings to him and protested against the non-receipt of the New York Staats-Zeitung which had been denied the mails. Nerlich with regard to the assistance Condition and Treatment of Aliens in Canada 359 she had rendered the enemy. Hoffman, of the Luth- eran Church, who admitted that he had used his influence to get Zirzow a passport to the United States, though he knew him to be a German officer; the Chief Justice at this stage instructed the jury to acquit Mrs. 24) in- formed the jury that there was no evidence on the second and third counts of the indictment — namely, of trading with the enemy or giving information to the enemy. 21) this particu- lar organ with its stated proprietor, Herr Krankenhagen, was an object of pride in Berlin as having been able to show the courage of its convictions and to help in maintaining Western Canada as "a centre of German Kultur pioneers." Another Winnipeg journal, West Canada, was not exactly friendly to the British cause. 17 had a two col- umn description of "Further Successes in Poland" — these being German. "For the coming year ,000,000 would be required and by Christmas the monthly expenditure would be about 0,000." It was officially announced on Oct. 1st a cam- paign would commence for ,500,000 in popular contributions and that the amount of estimated expenditure in each Province for the year beginning Sept. To-day, there are 25,000 families, comprising, it is estimated, 80,000 individuals, dependent upon the Patriotic Fund. Employees' one-day pay, ,912; a contribution of ,000 from the C. The i balance of the Boer War Patriotic Fund, ,972, was turned over to this organization. It was constituted as a branch of the International Red Cross Society, recognized by all civilized nations as the Society for collecting money and supplies in time of war for the relief of sick and wounded soldiers and sailors and of prisoners of war ; it co-operated with the Army Medi- cal Services by collecting supplementary supplies for the military hospitals, for use when a great battle should exhaust the ordinary supplies; it provided additional motor ambulances, field kitchens and hospital trains; it undertook the special care and equipment of the Duchess of Connaught Hospital at Cliveden with its 1,000 beds. During 1915 sup- plies in large amounts were forwarded from Canada and, fort- nightly, there went from. The Report of the Treasurer (Colonel Mason) up to Patriotic Organizations and War Contributions 325 this date showed a total of 9,170. ' ' As time passed, however, Germans were gradually eliminated from concerns de- pendent upon popular support; the National Club, Toronto, on May 12, passed a Resolution declaring that ''it was repugnant that any member of the Club of German or Austrian extraction, not thoroughly loyal to Britain, should remain a member, and that the Directors should take such steps as they deem necessary in the case of members in doubt, and exclude them if they could not give satisfactory evidence of their loyalty to the British Empire;" in Vancouver Baron C. He was found to hold a German passport and to have the military rank of Captain. 1st, that there were 1,300 Germans in his town with a number of old German soldiers, that it was the heart of an organized spy system connected with United States Germans, and that the local Deutsche Post was strongly pro-Ger- man ; in Vancouver Baron Alvo Von Alvensleben, one-time resident, financier and millionaire, had his affairs in liquidation during the year and looked after them from Seattle while his name figured in current United States investigations as of the "inner circle" of German- American interests and plans; in Toronto on Oct. Bridge, Vancouver, with 0,000 damage and of the Connaught Bridge there, which had cost 0,000, was alleged to have been caused by enemy* incendiaries. Only ten municipal- ities in Saskatchewan had not organized. The response from Ontario County councils had been splendid, many of them increasing their original contributions. Ames had been knighted some time before) stated that every returned soldier of good record was given a button by the Fund Committee and that this was highly valued. Large, however, as this sum appears, it has not greatly exceeded current demands and, if peace were declared in the immediate future, the entire surplus on hand would be required before all the men of the Expeditionary Force could again return home. received through the Mani- toba Fund and its special grant of 0,000; the Royal Academy of Art, ,514, and the Canadian Civil Service collection of ,777 (exclusive of the Intercolonial and Mounted Police. Hodgetts, m.d., was the Commissioner in Lon- don and Lady Drummond was at the head of an aid and informa- 324 THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW tion department associated with the general work. As to the latter they already had contri- buted 8 for the use of the Canadian forces and 12 to the British Red Cross. 31, 1915 — the following donations had been received : Ontario 7,204.40 Nova Scotia ,744. In the Montreal Star of May 14 appeared an appeal for contributions signed by Mrs. German waiters were largely employed well into the year at various important hotels where, of course, they overheard many things which might have been important to the enemy; Toronto listened to- German music even while, as the local French Consul put it "the shrieks of tor- tured Belgium drowned the strains of the piano. Mundheim, the much- discussed German Manager of the Cement Products Co., residing in Quebec City, controlling large cement plants on the Island of Orleans, and openly professing German views, was finally arrested on May 20 and interned.
Enquiries turned upon age, occupation, earnings, physical con- dition, former occupation ; whether owner of house and as to board- ers, roomers, rooms to rent ; the marriage, where and when, whether a member of any union or lodge or benefit society; religion and church membership and nearest relative; income from other sources, etc. They have supported a state wherein the military party dominates the civil power.