ANNIVERSARY of Burns'
Birthday, January 25th, will be celebrated by Scottish Societies in
Canada very generally. Miss Jessie N. MacLachian of Glasgow, Scotland,
the famous Scottish prima donna, will open her American tour at the
Burns' celebration at Toronto when she will appear at Massey Music Hall.
Miss MacLachlan's visit has been much looked forward to, and a most
cordial welcome awaits her and her husband, Mr. Robert Buchanan, jun.,
from their countrymen on this side of the Atlantic.
Ash Wednesday, February 20.
St. David's Day, March 1.
St. Patrick's Day, March 11
Good Friday, April 5.
Easter Sunday, April 7.
St. George's Day, April 23,
May Day, May 1.
Beltane, May 12.
Queen's Birthday, May 24.
Whit-Sunday, May 26.
Anniversary of the Accession of Queen Victoria, June 20.
The Glasgow exhibition for which arrangements, on an international
scale, have been in progress for the last two or three years, will be
officially opened next June. This event has attracted great attention in
Canada and the United States, and special exhibits are being placed on
view by several of the governments and by many leading merchants and
manufacturers. Special excursions from Canada are announced by Mr.
William Banks, sell., Past Grand Secretary of the Sons of Scotland
Association, 519 Parliament street Toronto, who will be glad to attend
to applications from Scotchmen wishing to join any of his parties.
The biennial meeting of the Grand Camp of the Sons of Scotland will take
place at Toronto on the fourth Tuesday of June this year. The Grand
Chief's headquarters will be at Campbell's Grand Union Hotel, which
being opposite the entrance to the Union Station will be most convenient
to the railway trains. Host Campbell promises unusually excellent
arrangements for the comfort and accommodation of attending delegates.
Dominion Day, July 1.
Toronto District Sons of Scotland annual excursion and games, August
Labor Day, September 2.
Michaelmas Day, September 29.
Caledonian Society of Toronto's celebration of Hallowe'en, Walker House,
Birth of Prince of Wales, Nov. 9.
St. Andrew's Day, November 30.
St. Andrew's Anniversary will be celebrated at Toronto by a Dinner at
the Queen's Hotel.