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APRIL, 1902
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And   one   of  Its   GREAT   SUMMER.   RESORTS
AMONGST all the cities on the North American Continent,
there are none fairer or more attractive to the tourist than
Montreal, the great Canadian metropolis. The city is
delightfully located on an island in the St. Lawrence River,
just below its confluence with the Ottawa, and stretches
along the bank of that magnificent waterway for five
miles and backwards for more than half that distance,
being built on a series of terraces, the former levels of
the river or of an ancient lake, which terminate in Mount
Royal, whose summit and wooded slopes form one of the grandest public
pleasure grounds on the continent.
All the attractions of a summer resort lie in and about Montreal. It is
a city of trees and parks and pleasant drives, in a land of orchards and
gardens, with a great river sweeping along its front. It is a city of marked
contrasts, where the picturesque quaintness of a vanished age is mingled
with the luxury and culture and enterprise of modern times ; where the
customs and usages of Old France and Young Canada, characteristic of the
old and new eras of civilization, harmoniously co-exist, and where massive
business blocks, costly public buildings and private residences rise side by
side with grey old churches, sombre convents and nunneries and grand
cathedrals, whose magnificence and splendor rival those of the old world.
It is a modern, metropolitan city—an important seaport, although 6oo miles
from the Atlantic by the St. Lawrence, with huge ocean greyhounds at its
busy docks—a bustling, thriving commercial and industrial centre, where
converge the principal railways of Canada, chief of which is the Canadian
Pacific, which, stretching across the continent from
the Atlantic to the Pacific, is the longest continuous
railway line in the world.
Montreal's summer temperature makes it one of
the few cities of the larger size in which people may live
with comfort during the warmer months, and the heat is
not enervating as in more southern latitudes.
A Relic from Louisburg MONTREAL
An Historic Spot
Montreal is among the half-dozen historic cities of North America where
lingers that subtle charm which only the glamour of an eventful past can
bestow. When Jacques Cartier first visited the island in 1535, he found the
palisaded Indian village of Hochelaga, whose very existence disappeared
from all record, and whose site was utterly unknown until a few years ago,
when it was accidentally re-discovered in the heart of the upper part of the city.
The illustrious Champlain, the first Governor o( Canada, came in 1611, and
established a trading post, w V:, on the site of the
presc 2, that the city was
founded by a band of religious enthusiasts who planned a town to be known
as Ville Marie de Montreal. The leader of the expedition and the Governor
of the colony was the soldier Maisonneuve, whose memory is perpetuated in
bronze in one of the historic spots of the city, where he gallantly met and
vanquished his Indian foe. The old streets of Montreal are redolent with
legends of a turbulent past—of wars with the fierce and wily aborigine, of
French adventure and enterprise—for here dwelt the intrepid La Salle, the
Mississippi explorer, Du L'Hut, the founder of Duluth, Cadillac, the founder
of Detroit, Bienville, the founder of New Orleans, and other adventurous
spirits whose names are still revered by posterity.      Ville Marie was, too, the MONTREAL 5
headquarters of the great French fur-trading and exploring companies,
whose operations throughout the great west extended to the foot-hills of the
Rocky Mountains and the far-off shores of Hudson Bay. It remained under
the rule of France until 1760, when Vaudreuil capitulated to General Amherst,
and the ancient regime came to an end. Three years later, by the treaty of
Paris, France ceded Canada to Great Britain, and the French Canadians
became British subjects. The town was occupied for a time, in 1775, by the
Americans, under General Montgomery, who afterwards was slain in a gallant
but unsuccessful assault upon Quebec, and here in the old Chateau de
Ramezay,   the  home   of the   old   Governors, lived   Benjamin   Franklin   and
Dominion Square, Montreal
Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, the American commissioners who came to
negotiate the cession of the country to the United States. During the war
of 1812-15, Montreal was thrice threatened by invading United States forces,
but fortunately its walls were not entered by the enemy.
Since that time the development and progress of the city have been
continuous and rapid, until it now possesses, with its suburbs, a steadily
increasing population of over 360,000, the great majority of whom are French-
Canadians, and boasts of a wealth equalled by no other city of its size in the
Montreal's Parks and Squares
The city is adorned by numerous beautiful parks and squares, among
them two that are most picturesque—the Mount Royal Park and St. Helen's
Island. Pleasant drives wind around the mountain from which the city
derives its name, and lead to the summit, from which there is a glorious
panorama of a rarely-placed city and the broad valley of the St. Lawrence,
through which the gleaming river flows to the sea. Beyond are the peaks of
Belceil, rising abruptly from the plain, eastwards of which the Green Mountains of Vermont can be distinguiL shed on a clear day.    To the distant south
long the north run the Laurentians, which
over  the rest of the earth's moun-
are the famed Adirondacks, and
claim  precedence  in antiquity
tains.    The park is intersected by
through shady  ravines   and   over
ing heights, garbed in pines and
wild flowers, magnificent  views
Mount Royal, which still retains
attraction  to  every  visitor,
also be made by an incline rail-
a  fortified  place  and  now  a
reached in a few minutes by
Viger Hotel.     Amongst the
Dominion  Square,   in   the
toria Square, in the central
statue of Queen Victoria;
closure, surrounded  by
scene of fierce encount-
Champ  de  Mars,  the
ground of French,
armies of occupation ;
Square,   facing   the  jj
historic  monument
erected in 1808, near
pillory of former times
upper part of the city ;
Maisonneuve Monument,
numerous   walks and  driveways
grassy slopes, and from the vary-
maples and bedecked with ferns and
are  obtainable.     The  glories  of
its natural sylvan beauty, are an
The ascent to Mount Royal can
way.    St. Helen's Island, once
delightfully wooded retreat, is
ferry   from   near   the   Place
other interesting  spots  are
upper part of the city ; Vic-
portion, containing a bronze
Place d'Armes, a small ennoble structures, and the
ers with Indian  foes ;
early   military   parade
English and American
Jacques Cartier
river, in which is the
to  Lord   Nelson,
where stood the public
St. Loui> id Lafontaine Park, in the eastern
and Place Viger,  a  pretty open square,  named after
the first Mayor of Montreal, in the east end.
The Place Viger Hotel
Facing this historic and picturesque square is the new Place Viger Hotel,
erected by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company—the latest addition to its
chain of magnificent hotels which extends from Quebec to Vancouver, and
includes, amongst others, those charming resorts in the mountains of British
Columbia—Banff, Field, the Great Glacier, Revelstoke, Sicamous and North MONTREAL
Bend. This imposing structure occupies an historic site. The authoress of
" Famous Firesides of French Canada " in her description of this memorable
place, says :
" Few visitors to the city, as the palace cars of the Canadian Pacific
Railway carry them into the mammoth station on Viger Square, realize the
historic associations which cling around this spot. In the magnificently
equipped dining-room of the Company's hotel, as delicacies from the most
distant parts of the earth are laid before the traveller, he should call to
remembrance the lives of deprivation and uncomplaining endurance which
have made the ground now crowned by the beautiful edifice full of the most
tragic interest and filled with memories which will be immortal as long as
courage and stout-heartedness are honored.
" Two hundred and fifty years ago the sound of hammer and saw here
awoke the echoes of the forest. Workmen who had learned their craft in
old French towns, when Colbert, the great statesman and financier, was
developing the architecture and industries, revenues and resources of the
kingdom, here reared a windmill, the first industrial building in Montreal.
The winds of those autumns long ago turned the fans and ground the seeds
of harvests toilsomely gathered from cornfields among whose furrows many
a time the arrow and tomahawk spilt the blood of the reaper and sower. The
old mill with its pastoral associates of peaceful toil in time passed away, and
was succeeded by a structure dedicated to the art of war, for on the same
spot stood 'la Citadelle/ This stronghold, though primitive in its appointments, was important during the French occupation and evacuation of New
France, being- the last fortification held by French troops on Canadian soil. Q MONTREAL
" This old earthen citadel, a relic of mediaeval defence, was, about
seventy years ago, removed, its material being used in the levelling and
enlargement of the Parade Ground, or as it is called, the ' Champ de Mars.'
Its demolition might be regretted were it not that in an age of progress,
even sentiment must give way before advance. The grand Hotel Viger,
although built to promote the comfort of the people of the Dominion, has not
destroyed the pathetic interest of the early struggles and heroism which still
clothes its site, and which heightens the present appreciation of a civilization
of which the old mill and fort were the pioneers."
The Place Viger Hotel is built in the quaint style of the French
Renaissance, partaking of the type of the old chateaux found on the banks of
the Loire.    The general outline and effect of the five-story building is one of
great solidity, combined with gra
stone and Scotch buff firebrick, a
the beauties of its architectural
rising from a graceful sweep into
gables, forms a striking, picture,
with a depth of 66 feet.    The mai
one arches, which abuts the tw
steps leading up to it from the
affords a delightful resort  for  £
t is constructed of grey lime-
harmony with and emphasizing
crowned by a massive tower
;, with its numerous turrets and
ngtfi of the building is 300 feet,
1 magnificent arcade of twenty-
gables, with broad granolithic
icing Place Viger the balcony
pleasant  hours   of a summer
evening. Reached directly from the arcade is the general waiting-room,
off which are offices and ladies' waiting-rooms, and from which it is but a
step to the covered railway tracks of the Canadian Pacific, immediately in
the rear. On the right of this main waiting-room is the hotel department,
and all the upper floors are exclusively devoted to hotel purposes on plans MONTREAL MONTREAL
arranged on the most modern ideas. The ground floor is laid in marble
mosaic, the rotunda and waiting-room being of magnificent proportions, with
supporting columns, wainscoting and other wood-finishing of quartered oak,
and walls and ceilings laid in gold leaf with chaste decorations. The main
staircase of Carrara marble is beautifully finished, and the general effect of
the artistic decorations symbolizes the national character of the structure,
being wrought in designs of tasteful coloring. The spacious dining-room is
bright, cheerful and handsome, with luxurious appointments ; the cuisine of
that high standard maintained by the Canadian Pacific in its unexcelled
service.    The magnificent drawing-room and parlors, from which the balcony,
a grand summer promenade, stretching almost the entire length of the building, is reached, are elaborately and richly furnished, and the sleeping
apartments, from whose windows unobstructed views of the surroundings
can be obtained, are large, well-ventilated and elegantly appointed—the
rooms being single or en suite, as may be desired. There is accommodation
for 350 guests. In the heating, lighting and sanitary arrangements, which
were specially designed for this hotel, the acme of perfection has been
secured, and the entire building, which is modern in every respect, is as
absolutely fire-proof as human ingenuity can devise. MONTREAL
The Place Viger Hotel is advantageously situated for those reaching the
city by train or boat, being a short distance from the principal steamer docks,
and combined in its erection is the Place Viger Passenger Station of the
Canadian Pacific Railway (from which all trains leave for and arrive from
Quebec and resorts in the Laurentians, and certain trains for and from Ottawa),
and although located amidst quiet and restful surroundings, is only a few
minutes' walk from the business portion of the city, and convenient to the
city's street car system.
The Place Viger Hotel is operated on the American plan. The rates are
$3.00 per day and upwards.
Other Places of Interest
Amongst the many places of attraction to the tourist are the Cathedral
of St. James, an almost exact re] t. Peter's
at   Rome ;    the   old   parish
church   of  Notre   Dame,
one of the larg-est edifices
in  America,   which seats
15,000  people,   with   its
big bell,   " le gros Bourdon," one of the  largest
in the world, and its magnificent chapel in rear of
the main  altar,   which is
adorned by valuable paintings ; the Jesuits' Church
and   Notre   Dame  de
Lourdes, famous for their
magnificent   frescoes;   the
curious  old church of Our
Lady  of   Bonsecours
dating  from   1678,   with   its       "
" Little Heaven " in the upper Sitting Room> Place Vi&er Hotel> Montreal
portion ; the Chateau de Ramezay, once the home of the Governors of
Canada, which contains a splendid collection of historical relics—the "Elgin
Gallery," with rare historical portraits, the " Court Room," hung with battle
scenes of the British Empire, the " Council Chamber," where Montcalm and
other great rulers sat in state, the old vaults in one of which Franklin's press
was set up, etc. At Bonsecours Market, facing the harbor, a glimpse is given
of the primitive life of the habitant, especially interesting in the forenoon of
market days—Tuesdays and Fridays.    The visitor will also be interested in a MONTREAL
visit to McGill University, founded in 1828, one of the foremost educational
institutions of the world—a magnificently located group of buildings, which
include the arts, medical, Macdonald engineering, chemistry and mining,
physics, Redpath museum, university library and observatory—with a yearly
attendance of over 1,000 students ; Laval University, the chief French seat of
learning, occupying* amongst that nationality the same position as McGill
amongst the English ; the Seminary of Philosophy on the slope of Mount
Royal; the Little Sisters of the Poor, the Monastery of the Francescan
Fathers, and Little and Grand Seminaries on Sherbrooke street, with the two
historical towers, where Marguerite Bourgeois, founder of the Order of the
Congregation of Notre Dame, taught the young Indians over 250 years ago ;
Monklands, the mother house of the congregation of Notre Dame, and at one
time the official residence of the Governors of Canada, the Monastery of the
Precious Blood Notre Dame de Grace ; the Royal Victoria, Montreal General,
Hotel Dieu, Notre Dame and Grey Nuns hospitals ; Deaf and Dumb Institute, directed by the Sisters of Providence, and Institute for the Blind ; the
Art Association Building, with its rare collection of paintings ; the Natural
History Association's museum, containing" a famous collection of Egyptian
antiquities ; Christ Church Cathedral, a perfect specimen of Gothic architecture, or any of the numerous edifices of other denominations ; the City Hall,
Court House, Post Office, Bank of Montreal, New York Life, Canada Life,
Windsor Street Station of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Armory and drill
halls and a score or more of convents and other  educational institutions ; MONTREAL
while a drive along Sherbrooke, Dorchester and other fashionable streets will
reveal the opulent homes of Montreal's wealthy citizens.
At the club grounds of the lacrosse, baseball, cricket, golf and other
athletic organizations the visitor is often enabled during the summer months
to witness championship games played, and the hockey matches, tobogganing
and snowshoeing in winter are peculiarly attractive, for the city is a
great sporting centre, and its athletes have gained more than a continental
reputation for their adeptness and skill in the various games ; and bicyclists
find in the city and suburbs and throughout the entire island good roads,
whose condition permits of the fullest enjoyment of the pleasures of wheeling.
Looking .East on Slierbom .
which nearly
even and its cab system is
noted both for its efficiency and cheapness.
Montreal's  Magnificent Environments
There is no other large city in America, where a quarter or a half-hour's
journey will traverse so many scenes of varied natural beauty or places of
historic interest, or a few hours' railway trip will take one to more
picturesque solitudes of mountain, lake and stream.
The famous Lachine Rapids are at the city's doors, and to run them is a MONTREAL
pleasant experience which few visitors to the city miss ; Caughnawaga, an
Indian village where dwell the remnant of a once powerful tribe, is worth a
visit ; and near by are Lake St. Louis, on which have taken place some of
America's greatest aquatic contests, and the Lake of Two Mountains, where
the opportunities for yachting and boating are unsurpassed. At the foot of
this lake is Ste. Anne de Bellevue, where Tom Moore was inspired, by the
wealth of its beauty, to wTrite the immortal "Canadian Boat Song." The
Laurentian mountains to the north are penetrated by the Canadian Pacific
in a virgin region of countless lakes and streams which are claimed to be the
best trout  fishing waters in Canada.     Both  banks of the Ottawa  River are
paralleled by the Canadian   Pacific   to    the
City  of Ottawa, the
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the western or Ontario bank leading
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Springs, a noted
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visitors from all
parts of America,
I and that on the
eastern or Quebec
side past towns near
which large and
small game is abun-
d a n t a n d fishing
waters plentiful. Another branch runs through the Eastern Townships with
their rich farms and pleasant lakes and rugged tree-clad hills—ideal resting
places during the heated term ; and from Montreal one has means of communication with all parts of America.
Within shorter distance—and reached by street car—are equally interesting spots—Sault au Recollet, where there is an immense convent at which are
educated many American children ; the typical French-Canadian villages
of Cartierville, St. Laurent, Cote des Neiges, Pointe au Tremble, Longue
Pointe, near the latter being located a large asylum for the insane, and the
pleasure resorts of Bout de rile, etc. MONTREAL
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FEW, if any, places in America rival the ancient city of Quebec in its
attractiveness.    The quaint old-walled place is the most interesting
spot historically on this  western continent, and  combined with this
feature is a picturesque location, perhaps unequalled in the world.
Quebec is like a transplanted city—a French town of olden times
set down in American surroundings, in which the chief characteristics of mediaeval Europe and modern America are deftly and delightfully interwoven—and around it are clustered a host of legendary    |
^ memories.     Perched on a high promontory at the confluence
of the St. Lawrence and the St. Charles Rivers, its situation
is unique and magnificent.      On  the  highest  point  is the
famed citadel, which has   given to   this city the name of the
'American Gibraltar," and everywhere around are battlements,
tresses,   castles,   monasteries, convents   and feudal gates and
towering  walls.      As one puts   foot on   the  historic   soil  of this
matchless Mecca of tourists, the ancient and foreign aspect of      g
the city, so wholly at variance with the rest of the continent, is
impressive.     "The quaint, picturesque figures of the inhabitants,"
says one writer, "their alien speech,  their primitive vehicles of
locomotion, their antique  French houses, huddled  together and
poised up high on the edge of the cliff, the unrivalled citadel
and   menacing   fortifications,   the   narrow,   crooked   streets,
and winding, steep ascent to the Upper Town,   recalls some
old-world capital—a survival of mediaeval times."
All about this ancient stronghold—first of the French,
then of the English—every spot has been the scene of
stirring events.      Here it was that the early discoverers
of the  northern part   of America first landed, and where
Champlain's Monument, Quebec QUEBEC
European civilization was first planted. Here lived those illustrious
and chivalrous adventurers whose exploits shed lustre on Old France,
and from here at one time the whole country, from the great lakes to
the Gulf of Mexico, was governed. Here the French made their
last fight for empire in this western world, on the Plains of Abraham, where
Wolfe and Montcalm heroically fell. But for over a century peace has
prevailed, and while still redolent of the martial and religious flavor with
which it was characterized from its very birth, Quebec has gradually evolved
itself from a military stronghold into a bustling commercial centre and an
ideal resort for pleasure and health seekers. During the winter months,
residents and visitors alike revel in the delights of those most interesting
sports—curling, skiing, skating, hockey, snowshoeing and tobogganing—and
from Levis
the opportunities for sleigh-driving in comfortable vehicles are unexcelled.
While these amusements are usually indulged in during the whole winter, a
week of sports is annually held which is an especial attraction to strangers.
In summer, Quebec is a charming rendezvous, its latitude and altitude giving
a delightful climate entirely free from the heat and discomfort usually experienced in less favorably situated places.
But interesting and beautiful as Quebec may be, with its quaint buildings
and historical treasures, the drives and excursions about the city are no less
attractive. Amongst them are those to the Falls of Montmorency, ioo feet
higher than those of Niagara, and the Chaudiere Falls, second only to the
great cataract ; Ste. Anne de Beaupre, for two centuries and a half the Mecca l8 QUEBEC
of thousands of devout pilgrims seeking restoration of health at the sacred
shrine, where a magnificent edifice, raised to' the dignity of a Basilica by
Pope Pius IX., has been erected, and which is reached by a short railway
trip ; Beauport, bombarded by Wolfe in 1759 ; Lorette, an Indian village,
where the remnant of the once powerful tribe of Hurons is located ; Levis,
across the St. Lawrence, where there are large military forts and engineers'
camps ; and many picturesque villages which dot the landscape and where
the curious primitive customs of the early French settlers still prevail.
To meet the requirements of the annually increasing volume of tourist
travel, there was recently erected at the base of the citadel a magnificent
fire-proof hotel,   the   Chateau   Frontenac,   a   stately   seven-story   structure,
erected after the style of the French chateaux of the sixteenth century, but
of course embracing twentieth century ideas of spaciousness, convenience
and elegance. Over one million judiciously spent dollars have given the
world this marvel of architecture. Crowning the cliff, on which the famed
Dufferin Terrace stretches its great length—the longest promenade known,
for it now extends past the citadel to the Cove Fields—hundreds of feet above
the St. Lawrence and the Lower Town, the perspective of the city, stream
and landscape seen from the windows of this unique hotel is magnificent—a
scene of both historic fame and majestic grandeur—a view of mountain,
valley, river and island, from an elevation such as no other city boasts. The
Chateau itself impresses the beholder as so fitting in its adaptiveness to the QUEBEC
picturesque surroundings of having always been part and parcel of the granite
cliff. In its interior the predominating mediaeval design is carried out in
elaborate detail, and its fluted columns and dainty panels are specimens of
exquisite delineation and artistic workmanship, and the apartments throughout are luxurious. The rates are $3.50 per day and upwards, with special
arrangements for large parties or those making prolonged visits.
Quebec is best reached via Montreal. Tourists from New York reach
Montreal by the New York Central and Rutland Roads, and those from the
New England States by the Boston & Maine and the C.P.R., and it is four
and a half hours' run from Montreal to Quebec by the Canadian Pacific
Railway, through the old French settlements along the north bank of the St.
Lawrence, or during navigation steamer can be taken down the St. Lawrence
and the return trip made by rail. Ottawa    M     If Stn'a^a
OTTAWA, the capital of Canada, is so easily reached from Montreal
I that few visiting that commercial centre fail to run up to the seat of
Government to view its beauties and the magnificent scenery around
what a former Governor-General called "that fair city withuts
crown of towers." The city's site for grandeur is second only to that of
Quebec, being located on the Ottawa river, the third greatest stream in
volume in all Canada, where the Rideau and Gatineau join. It was originally
called By-town, but in 1854 the name was changed to Ottawa, when it was
selected as the political capital of the country.
Ottawa, it is claimed, is the most picturesque capital in the world, and
in many ways it is striving to be the Washington of the North. The waters
of the Ottawa, which are here set between the provinces of Ontario and
Quebec, pour over the Chaudiere Falls—resembling in shape the rim of a
huge cauldron or kettle ; and the Rideau Falls, half a mile distant, where the
Rideau's flood leaps into the Ottawa, are so called from their likeness to a
curtain—" rideau." This waterfall also gives name to the vice-regal residence
of the Governors-General of Canada, from which it is only a stone's throw
distant. Across the Ottawa, opposite Rideau Hall, is the mouth of the
Gatineau, along which, before its confluence with the larger stream, are
numerous picturesque rapids. Its great water-power has long since made
Ottawa the chief lumber and milling centre of the Dominion, and in its
immense sawmills and other industries are attractions to the tourist, while to
ride down the timber slides by which the square timber of the upper Ottawa
passes uninjured down to the navigable waters below is an exciting experience
which many visitors enjoy. By an artificial channel, 300 yards above the
falls, rafts can pass over the incline, straight reaches at intervals reducing
the speed. Some of these terminate with a drop of four feet, over which the
raft jumps. The immense speed, the rush of waters, the succession of chutes
stretching out like sloping stairs, timbers rocking like a bundle of reeds, and
getting a momentary rush with each incline, offer a novelty to visitors which
can be enjoyed in perfect safety.  It is the national buildings, however, which are the chief glory of
Ottawa, and the principal object of interest to strangers. They stand out
boldly on Parliament Hill, a steep promontory, rising ioo feet or more
from the Ottawa River, in all the beauty of seemingly varied architecture.
The octagonal library in the rear of the Houses of Parliament—much like
the chapter house of a cathedral—is one of the most complete in the
world, and contains about 200,000 volumes, some of which are exceedingly
rare   books.    These   buildings   with
mental Blocks, which flank the square
erected at a cost of about $5,000,000.
in   1859  and   two   years   later  the
Majesty King Edward VII.,  who
Other objects of interest are 1
for military purposes, Rockcliffe
buildings,  the   great   Roman
cal Museum, the Fisheries^
the National Art Gallery in
Court Building, and the
perimental   Farm   in      .
There are a number
summering resorts
wa,    amongst
Aylmer    and
Park,   Chelsea,
the     Cascades,
the French  city
combined they
lation     of   about
the   Eastern   and   Western   Depart-
fronting   the   main   structure,   were
Their construction  was  commenced
corner    stone     was    laid    by    His
was  then Prince  of Wales.
1   the   Rideau   Canal,  built in   1827
and   Major Hill   Parks,  the city
Catholic Cathedral, the geologi-
Exhibit,    the.   Lovers'    Walk,
the   Supreme
I     Central   Ex-
the suburbs.
I    of pleasant
near Otta-
which   are
Ottawa  is
of Hull, and
have a popu-
Library, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
reached   ft eal   by the   Canadian   Pacific  Railway,
whose tracks parallel both banks of the Ottawa River, and by steamer in
summer, the railway run being three and a quarter hours by the Short
Line Express.
C^?=^o 1
You Should Visit
in Montreal
Mount Royal Park
The Cemeteries
Place Viger
Longue Point Asylum
Hochelaga Convent
Court House
Volunteers' Armory
Church of Our Lady of Bonsecours
Church of N.-D. de Pitie
Church of Notre-Dame and Chapel
The Fabrique
Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
Laval University
St. James Methodist Church
Art Association
McGill University
Royal Victoria Hospital
Dominion Square
Y. M. C A. Building
McTavish Monument
Martello Towers
Villa-Marie Convent
Hunt Club, Cote des Neiges
Sault au Recollet
Grand Seminary
Mount St. Louis Institute
Lachine Rapids
St. Helen's Island
Chateau de Ramezay
Nelson Monument
City Hall
Champ de Mars
Bonsecours Market
Hospice Gamelin
Place d'Armes
Bank of Montreal
Custom House and Harbor
General Hospital
Jesuit Church and College
Christ Church Cathedral
Natural History Association
Royal Victoria College
St. James Cathedral
C. P. R. Windsor Street Station
High Level Reservoir
Priests' Farm
Franciscan Fathers Monastery
Forest and Stream Club, Dorval
"La Creche/' Grey Nunnery
College de Philosophic p
MOST of these publications are handsomely illustrated, and contain much useful information in interesting shape. "Time Table with Notes'' will he found a valuable companion
for all transcontinental travellers. Other pamphlets descriptive of the Dominion—
"Western Canada," "British Columbia," "Gold in Kootenay and Cariboo, " "Klondike and
Lake Atlin Gold Fields," etc.,—are also issued by the Company. Copies may be obtained
FREE from Agents of the Company, or will be mailed to any address on application to undersigned. The Company have also published a new map, on the polar projection, showing the
whole of the northern hemisphere, and the Canadian Pacific Railway's Around the World
Route in a novel and interesting way, and another of Canada and the northern half of the
United States, showing the entire system of the Company in detail. These maps will be given
away for public and prominent display. Another useful map is the "Sportsmen's Map
of Canada," showing the regions for the different large and small and feathered game and
the principal fishing waters.
Asst. General Passenger Agent,
1 King Street East, Toronto.
District Passenger Agent,
304 Washington Street, Boston.
District Passenger Agent,
St. John, N. B.
General Agent, Passenger Dept.,
228 South Clark Street, Chicago, 111.
Asst. General Passenger Agent,
Vancouver, B. C.
General Eastern Agent,
353 Broadway, N.Y.
General Passenger Agent, Soo Line,
Asst. General Passenger Agent,
Soo Line, St. Paul, Minn.
Genl. Passr. Agent, Eastern Lines,
European Traffic Manager,
67 and 68 King William St., E.C., and
30 Cockspur St., S.W., London, Eng.,
9 James St., Liverpool, 67 St. Vincent
St., Glasgow.
Passenger Agent,
629-631 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
Freight and Passenger Agent,
129 East Baltimore St., Baltimore.
City Agent,
1229 Pennsylvania Ave.,
Washington, D.C.
District Passenger Agent,
Palace Hotel Building,
San Praneiseo.
General Passenger Agent,
D., S. S. & A. Ry.,
Marquette, Mich.
General Agent, China, Japan, etc.,
Hong Kong.
Genl. Passr. Agent, Western Lines,
ROBERT KERR, Passenger Traffic Manager,


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