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Quebec and the Chateau Frontenac : the ancient town and its modern hostelry Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Canadian Pacific Hotels. Le Chateau Frontenac 1911

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 'i PLACES OF INTEREST IN
AND  ABOUT  QUEBEC
Chateau Frontenac & Dufferin Terrace
Champlain's Monument. (The founder
of Quebec in 1608.)
Governor's Garden.
Wolfe and Montcalm Monument.
Duke of Kent's Residence.
New Court House.
Montcalm's Residence.
House of Surgeon   Arnaux in which
Montcalm died.    47 St. Louis Street
Ursuline Convent.
House where Montgomery was laid out.
Esplanade.    Garrison Club.
Monument to South African Heroes
Dufferin and Kent Gates.    Citadel.
Parliament Buildings
Short Wallick Monument.    Drill Hall
Franciscan Convent (White Nuns),
Martello Towers.
Quebec Athletic Grounds.
Church of England Female Orphanage.
Ladies' Protestant Home.
Quebec Gaol.    Wolfe's Monument.
Plains of Abraham.      Sous-le-Cap St.
Notre-Dame des Victoires Church.
Little Champlain Street.
Break Neck Steps.
Grand Battery.    Laval University.
Cardinal's Palace.    Basilica.
Seminary Chapel. New City Hall.
English Cathedral.
Beauport Asylum.   Montmorency Falls (ELie 3kac\mt (town atati
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UEBEC is like a beautiful woman; seemingly perfect in
her summer gown, she yet discloses new beauties when
clad in her winter furs. Those who have only known
this Mother City of Canada in the glow of the summer
sun will find she possesses charms as potent though utterly different
when the snow turns the whole landscape ,
into a fairyland of bewildering, dazzling
whiteness.
Quebec is a halting place between two
hemispheres; she stands on what is now the
direct and more and more preferred route
to India, Asia and the Islands of the Pacific.
From the West the Pacific fleet
of the Canadian Pacific Railway will bring this summer
representatives of all the British
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special Embassies from China and Japan, and countless other
travellers hastening to the Coronation. From the East the Atlantic
"Empresses" of the same Company land here right at her doors
tourists making the Grand Tour, Big-game Hunters on their way
to   the woods and the wilds, and always
the mighty streams of immigrants with their
faces set steadfastly and hopefully on   the
Eldorado of   the Western   Provinces.    All
pause here a moment to preen their wings
before   further flight.    In   and around  the
Chateau Frontenac may be met any one in
j    the world, soldiers from Simla,
\   friends   last   encountered   in
Capetown, millionaires from
New York,   Paris   and   the
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Mandarins from the Celestial Empire, a cosmopolitan, always a
brilliant, throng. For this is a great social centre, and under
the auspices of the Dominion's new Governor-General, H.R.H. The
Duke of Connaught, who with his staff will spend a portion of each
year at the Citadel, Quebec looks forward during
this autumn and the next five years to being more
and more the social metropolis of this Continent.
Among the first returning migrants in the
sunny merry month of May, arrive many a
couple lately wed to spend here perhaps the
sunniest days of their life in these perfect
surroundings, where everything is done for
their comfort, and yet so unobtrusively that
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the world for the time. Quebec loves to have them and makes them
welcome in the way they would choose, by taking their presence
as so much a matter of course that no head is turned to stare, no
whispered comment pursues their path.
Later on in August when America pours
in her thousands across the border by motor
and by rail, scores of martyrs to Hay Fever
seek this pure northern air, fortified by which,
they know from past experience, they can bid
defiance to their dread foe. American doctors
know this, too, and so, year by year,
the tide of visitors swells and the
Chateau Frontenac perforce
grows   to welcome them.
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Dujferin   Terrace and the Ghateau
For without boasting it may well be said that the Chateau
is Quebec—the centre of its modern, everyday life; the City's
dances, banquets and bridge parties are given within its walls:
everyone meets everyone else at tea-time in its attractive Tea Room
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Dufferin Terrace under the Chateau's windows is the promenade of the City, and surely
no other city has one that can vie with it in
the beauty of its view, in the exhilarating
freshness of its air. In summer a gay crowd
sits and saunters listening to the military
band or drinks its tea at the little tables set
outside the cafe. In winter the Toboggan
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twinkling fairy lamps light up load after load of gay tobogganers far
on into the night as they spin down the ringing grooves doing
their quarter of a mile in something under thirty seconds. Cold ?
Well, yes; but who cares for that in this air that tastes like dry
champagne—that strips at a draught ten years off a man's shoulders ?
Black  Care  has a  poor  time  attempting  to
cling to the back of a toboggan, or when   a
pair of snow-shoes or skiis are handy!
And all the while away on the skyline
lie the Laurentian Mountains with their chain
of lakes, rivers teeming with fish, and woods
in which the hunter may wander endlessly
after moose, caribou and other }*'^f"}
same, and meet never a soul save M J'
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way. From the Chateau Hall a man disappears one day with the
casual remark that he is going to spend the next six months exploring, or that he has a week to spare and is after his first moose; and
his end being attained he presently, after much hard work and
primitive living, returns to the Chateau where, perhaps, his family
await him, to shave and dress and sit down to
dine in civilization again. The trout fisherman with a good horse or motor car can in a
summer afternoon work deadly havoc among
the speckled trout with a Brown Hackle
or   Parmachene   Belle.
By day or night, in winter, spring or summer,   the view  from   the   Chateau   Turret
Rooms looking away down the
St.    Lawrence    from   Beauport
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Orleans to Levis, never fails to impress itself on the beholder,
as much on the last day of a visit as on the first, as a picture
simply perfect, incomparable, that never palls. As the night falls
Levis becomes a hillside of twinkling lights while the big liners,
and perhaps a man-of-war, blaze like
gigantic glowworms on the water. At all
seasons of the year the river breezes ensure
cool nights and refreshing sleep.
The laziest mortal is impelled to live his
life with zest up here and to him the Skating Club, the Curling and Golf Clubs extend
their hospitality. The Snow-
shoe Clubs, and there are
many of them, each  with   a S^ha ^oxeleut Qxwa & x±e> Pjab^a^kiistelr^
St. Louis Street on a Sunday Morning
picturesque uniform of its own, hold high revel at their distant
lodges on many a winter evening till the bugles sound the
summons to begin the tramp home by torchlight over the
crisp snow.
With the growth of the Canadian Navy
this port on the St. Lawrence will, as
one of the Home Stations of the fleet, often
have battleships, cruisers and torpedo boats
coming and going. The British sailor is
welcome wherever he goes and Jack
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the gaiety of nations.    The
inhabitants of this City have
not forgotten the sight they
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sav three years ago when fourteen battleships flying the flags
of four nations were lying at anchor under her walls. They
look forward to the day when as many will be moored
there all flying the same flag that floats, day in day out the
year   round,   over   the   Citadel.
Quebec is rich in noble characteristic
architecture, churches and church bells.
The former came to her from France in
the period of its greatness, when all those
chateaux and palaces were erected which
are now alike the admiration and the
despair of   the   modern   architect.
Her   history   is   a   proud
one.    Fighting  ever,   often ^he ^^oxcient (Jbtpri & its ^ICbberaJikistBX'ci^
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against desperate odds, she worked out her own salvation anc hat
of the mighty continent she now stands guardian to on its eastern side.
Buade Street, Haldimand Street, Champlain Market—every street
bears an historic name, recalling men famous in war, diplomacy, education, all the instruments in building up the nation's common wealth.
This Chateau Frontenac is built on the site of Frontenac's
Chateau St. Louis, a fortress first against the
Indian warriors, next a vantage ground from
which he hurled defiance at the English m
mariners who came seeking a kingdom that
was not to be theirs permanently till many a
stern assault had backed up their
threatening words, and Wolfe
S^/ consummated with his death
the work Phipps set himself
to   achieve. Canadian Pacific Railway
Representatives
WHO WILL FURNISH ALL INFORMATION
A5 TO RESERVATIONS, RATES, Etc.
R. L. Thompson,
District Passenger Agent,
16 King St. East, Toronto, Ont.
F. R. Perry,
District Passenger Agent,
362 Washington St., Boston, Mass.
W. B. Howard,
District Passenger Agent,
St. John, N.B.
A. E. Edmonds,
District Passenger Agent,
7 Fort St. W., Detroit, Mich.
Geo. A. Clifford,
City Passenger Agent,
Corner Superior & West 3rd Sts.,
Cleveland, Ohio.
A. J. Blaisdell,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
436 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
G. H. Griffin,
City Passenger Agent,
233 Main St., Buffalo, N.Y.
C L. Williams,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
340 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburg, Pa.
T. J. Barnes,
City Passenger Agent,
725 Olive St., St. Louis, Mo.
A. B. Calder,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
224 South Clark St., Chicago, 111.
Allan Cameron,
General Traffic Agent,
458 Broadway, N.Y.
W. R. Callaway,
General Passenger Agent, Soo Line,
Minneapolis, Minn.
L. M. Harmsen,
City Ticket Agent, Soo Line,
St. Paul, Minn.
H. W. Brodie,
General Passenger Agent,
Vancouver, B.C.
C. B. Foster,
General Passenger Agent,
Winnipeg, Man.
C. E. McPherson,
Assistant Passenger Traffic Manager,
Western Lines,
Winnipeg, Man.
Geo. McL. Brown, European Mgr.,
62-65 Charing Cross, S.W., and
67-68 King William St., E.C,
London, Eng.; 24 James St., Liverpool, Eng., 120 St. Vincent St.,
Glasgow, Scot.
F. W. Huntington,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
629-631 Chestnut St.,
Philadelphia, Pa.
A. W. Robson,
Passenger and Ticket Agent,
127 E. Baltimore St.,
Baltimore, Md.
A. L. Powell,
City Passenger Agent,
Bond Bldg., 14th St. and
New York Ave.,
Washington, D.C.
A. A. Polhamus,
General Agent Passenger Dept.,
609 South Spring St.,
Los Angeles, Cal.
G. M. Jackson, \
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
645 Market St. (Palace Hotel),
San Francisco, Cal.
E. E. Penn,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
713 Second Ave., Seattle, Wash.
F. R. Johnson,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
142 Third St., Portland, Ore.
Geo. A. Walton,
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
14 Wall St., Spokane, Wash.
W. J. Wells,
District Passenger Agent,
Nelson, B.C.
R. G. McNeillie,
District Passenger Agent,
Calgary, Alta.
J. E. Proctor,
District Passenger Agent,
Brandon, Man.
M. Adson,
General Passenger Agent,
D.S.S. & A. Ry., Duluth, Minn.
D. W. Craddock,
General Traffic Agent, China, etc.,
Hong Kong.
W. T. Payne,
Manager Trans-Pacific Line,
Yokohama, Japan.
Wm. STITT,
General Passenger Agent,
Eastern Lines,
Montreal, Que.
C. E. E. USSHER,
Passenger Traffic Manager,
Montreal, Que.
W-19-4-11 RATES
ACCORDING TO THE
AMERICAN     PLAN
FOR   EACfi    PERSON
Room without Bath
per day, $4.00 to $5.00
Room with Bath
per day,  $5.00 to $8.00
The range in price is
governed by the position of the room.
Baggage is checKed at the
hotel for all parts of the
North American continent
served by the Canadian
Pacific Railway.
For   reservations  and   information write to
MANAGER
Chateau Frontenac, Quebec
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