SS Empress of Australia Passenger List - 24 August 1937

Front Cover - 24 August 1937 Passenger List, SS Empress of Australia, Canadian Pacific (CPOS)

Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the SS Empress of Australia of the Canadian Pacific Line (CPOS), Departing 24 August 1937 from Southampton to Quebec via Cherbourg, Commanded by Captain W. G. Busk-Wood. GGA Image ID # 173d681eda

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain W. G. Busk-Wood, R.D., R.N.R
  2. Chief Officer W. Stanfield, R.N.R
  3. Chief Engineer J. T. Kelly
  4. Purser J. W. Bartlet
  5. Surgeon E. F. D. Owen, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P
  6. Chief Steward J. S. Herring
  7. Rail Traffic Representative R. A. Paulson
    Office on "A" Deck, Amidships

List of Cabin Passengers

  1. Mrs. E. M. P. Armstrong-Dash
  2. Mr. A. Ashton
  3. Mrs. Ashton
  4. Miss Helen Ashton
  5. Master Derek Ashton
  6. Miss Gladys M. Banfill
  7. Rev. Dr. A. J. Gaynor Banks
  8. Miss Marjorie M. Begg
  9. Mrs. Joseph P. Beranger
  10. Miss Barbara Beranger
  11. Major C. A. Boone
  12. Mrs. Boone
  13. Miss Diana B. Boone
  14. Miss Jocelyn D. Boone
  15. Mrs. Dorothy C. Booth
  16. Mrs. Thomas Bresnahan
  17. Mr. M. Bryan
  18. Mrs. John F. Cleeves
  19. Mrs. Alan Cockeram
  20. Miss Elizabeth Cockeram
  21. Mr. Sidney J. Cohen
  22. Mrs. Cohen
  23. Master Gordon D. Cohen and Nurse
  24. Dr. Edwin J. Cohn
  25. Mrs. Cohn
  26. Miss Myrtle Collier
  27. Miss Josephine Collier
  28. Mr. T. G. Conoley
  29. Dr. P. Cottendt
  30. Mrs. Duncan Coulson
  31. Mrs. Alfred Cowles
  32. Mr. R. W. Craig, K.C
  33. Mr. O. C. Croy
  34. Mrs. Croy
  35. Mr. Michael F. Cudahy
  36. Mr. A. C. Cummings
  37. Mrs. T. S. Darling
  38. Mr. Horace S. Davis
  39. Miss Elizabeth S. Dixon
  40. Major C. E. Dowding
  41. Mrs. Dowding
  42. Mr. W. T. C. Dowding
  43. Mr. R. B. Dowding
  44. Miss Gertrude Doyle
  45. Mr. Randolph L. Eddy
  46. Mrs. Eddy
  47. Miss Grace B. Eddy
  48. Mr. Robert P. Eddy
  49. Mrs. William S. Edwards
  50. Miss Jean Edwards
  51. Miss Edith A. Edwards
  52. Mr. William R. Eunson
  53. Mrs. Eunson
  54. Miss Marjorie Eunson
  55. Mr. E. Evelyn
  56. Capt. Arthur Farquhar
  57. Mrs. Frances Darlington Faxon
  58. Miss Frances Darlington Faxon
  59. Miss Ada S. P. Fitt
  60. Miss Louise Fowids
  61. Miss Grace Fowids
  62. Mr. Allan J. Fraser
  63. Miss Helen J. Fredericks
  64. Mr. Gant Gaither, Jr.
  65. Miss Jane L. Gaither
  66. Mr. F. W. Gamble
  67. Mrs. Gamble
  68. Dr. R. Gauducheau
  69. Mrs. Gauducheau
  70. Dr. Paul Gibert
  71. Mrs. W. H. Goodwin
  72. Dr. T. W. Grindley
  73. Mrs. Grindley
  74. Dr. Roy L. Grogan
  75. Mrs. Grogan
  76. Miss Laura Lee Grogan
  77. Mrs. St. John Guble
  78. Mrs. K. S. Hall
  79. Mr. B. D. Hamilton
  80. Mrs. Hamilton
  81. Mr. E. Harwood
  82. Mrs. C. Heubach
  83. Miss Jean Heubach
  84. Miss Elizabeth Heubach
  85. Miss Doris Heubach
  86. Mr. Percy E. Hopkins
  87. Mrs. Hopkins
  88. Engr.-Capt. W. Cecil Horton, R.N. (Ret'd.)
  89. Mrs. Horton
  90. Mr. Campbell M. Hunter, O.B.E
  91. Mrs. Hunter
  92. Mr. J. S. Jeffries
  93. Mrs. Jeffries
  94. Mr. Alfred Jephcott
  95. Miss N. M. Jones
  96. Mr. Ernest G. King
  97. Mr. W. H. Lamont
  98. Mrs. Lamont
  99. Mr. D. H. L. Lamont
  100. Mrs. Langenbacher De Foulschie
  101. Miss Ethel Lawrie
  102. Miss J. G. Lawrie
  103. Mr. Michel Legraye
  104. Mr. E. G. Lloyd
  105. Mr. Samuel Logan
  106. Mr. Marcel Louis
  107. Mrs. Louis
  108. Miss Andree Louis
  109. Mr. John Lyle
  110. Mrs. Lyle
  111. Mr. William MacBain
  112. Mrs. Roy M. McClenahan
  113. Mrs. J. E. McConnell
  114. Rev. Dr. R. B. McElheran
  115. Miss Kathryn McGough
  116. Miss Rosa McGough
  117. Dr. F. D. McKenty
  118. Mrs. J. A. McNeil
  119. Mr. R. J. McNicol
  120. Mr. A. D. MacTier
  121. Mrs. MacTier
  122. Miss Helen G. Mank
  123. Miss Edith W. Mank
  124. Mr. Wallace A. Mannheimer
  125. Mrs. Mannheimer
  126. Mr. Abbott C. Martin
  127. Mr. A. S. Mathers
  128. Mrs. Mathers
  129. Prof. E. H. Mensel
  130. Mrs. Mensel
  131. Mrs. A. B. Mickles
  132. Miss M. M. Mickles
  133. Mr. P. G. Might
  134. Mrs. Might
  135. Mrs. Maude A. Muller
  136. Mr. H. E. Mussett
  137. Mr. Jean Nolin
  138. Mr. Charles O'Hara
  139. Lt.-Col. E. A. Olver, D.S.O., V.D
  140. Mrs. Olver
  141. Mrs. J. N. Osburn
  142. Miss Ann Osburn
  143. Prof. Norman J. Padelford
  144. Sir Edward Peacock, G.C.V.O
  145. Mr. R. L. Peek
  146. Mrs. Peek
  147. Miss E. Peek
  148. Mr. Clarence M. Pitts
  149. Mrs. Pitts
  150. Miss Grace Powell
  151. Mrs. W. S. Pratt
  152. Mr. E. J. Probeck
  153. Mrs. Probeck
  154. Mr. Harlow C. Richardson
  155. Mr. Jean Rinfret
  156. The Very Rev. Richard Roberts, D.D
  157. Mrs. Roberts
  158. Mr. Arthur C. Sanderson
  159. Mrs. Sanderson
  160. Miss Agnes Savage
  161. Mrs. John D. H. Schulz
  162. Miss Melvina E. Schulz
  163. Miss Doris Scott
  164. Mr. Robert W. Sherwin
  165. Miss Constance Sherwin
  166. Mr. Robert P. Sherwin
  167. Miss Emily M. Simmons
  168. Mrs. James I. Simpson
  169. Mr. Norman M. Simpson
  170. Mrs. F. Murray Smith
  171. Miss Joan Murray Smith
  172. Mr. Nathaniel W. Smith
  173. Mrs. Smith
  174. Mr. Horace Stansbury
  175. Mrs. Stansbury
  176. Miss Alice May Stansbury
  177. Miss Marie Stansbury
  178. Miss Lois Stansbury
  179. Mr. H. L. Stimson
  180. Miss Ann B. Stimson
  181. Mr. William St. Pierre
  182. Mrs. St. Pierre
  183. Dr. John H. Strong
  184. Miss Irene Stuart
  185. Miss Iris Stuart
  186. Miss Frances L. Swain
  187. Miss Agnes Swinarton
  188. Mrs. Wm. Howard Taft
  189. Mr. W. A. Tanner
  190. Mrs. George H. Tregarneth
  191. Mr. Frank P. Turville
  192. Miss Dorothy Turville
  193. Mr. A. L. Underhill
  194. Mrs. Underhill
  195. Mr. Isaac R. Wagner
  196. Mrs. Wagner
  197. Mr. R. B. Webberley
  198. Mrs. Webberley
  199. Mr. R. M. Webster
  200. Mrs. C. W. Whittle
  201. Miss Nora Whittle
  202. Mr. O. H. Williams
  203. Mrs. Williams
  204. Mrs. R. J. Withers

List of Passenger Members of The United WARDS' CLUB of The City of London

  1. Mr. R. Stiles Allen, J.P.
  2. Mr. James Austin
  3. Mrs. Austin
  4. Mr. D. J. R. Austin
  5. Mr. F. J. Baker
  6. Rev. F. C. Baker
  7. Mrs. H. H. Barritt
  8. Mr. E. G. W. Bearman
  9. Mr. W. C. Brett, C.C
  10. Mrs. Brett
  11. Mr. E. G. Brown
  12. Mrs. Brown
  13. Miss R. Brown
  14. Mr. M. S. Bryant
  15. Mr. R. W. Buckingham
  16. Mrs. R. W. Buckingham
  17. Mrs. Florence Butler
  18. Mr. F. G. Carpenter
  19. Mrs. G. Russell Chapman
  20. Mr. Frederick H. W. Church, C.C
  21. Mrs. Church
  22. Mr. P. R. Clarke
  23. Mr. J. G. Cook
  24. Mrs. Cook
  25. Mr. C. S. Cooper, J.P
  26. Mr. H. W. Cousins
  27. Mrs. Cousins
  28. Mr. L. V. Cousins
  29. Mr. R. A. Cuthbertson
  30. Mrs. Cuthbertson
  31. Mrs. E. P. Darnell
  32. Mr. R. G. Dawes
  33. Mrs. Dawes
  34. Col., Alderman & Sheriff-Elect R. W. Eaton, T.D
  35. Mrs. Eaton
  36. Mr. T. W. Esland
  37. Mrs. Esland
  38. Miss I. M. Evans
  39. Mr. C. Roland Field
  40. Mr. A. Galloway, C.C
  41. Mrs. Galloway
  42. Mrs. C. Gardner
  43. Miss E. M. Glenn
  44. Miss Mary Glenn
  45. Mr. G. F. Glenn
  46. Mr. A. M. Goldney, C.C
  47. Mrs. Goldney
  48. Mrs. M. A. Graham
  49. Mr. A. P. Griggs, J.P
  50. Mrs. Griggs
  51. Mr. Walter G. Hislop, C.C
  52. Mrs. Hislop
  53. Mr. G. E. W. Huckle
  54. Mrs. Huckle
  55. Mrs. A. F. Hughes
  56. Mr. John Joy, J.P
  57. Mrs. Joy
  58. Mr. A. G. Kemsley
  59. Mrs. Kemsley
  60. Miss D. M. Langworthy
  61. Mr. F. Leigh-Pollitt
  62. Mrs. Leigh-Pollitt
  63. Miss Y. M. Leigh-Pollitt
  64. Mr. W. Leuw, C.C
  65. Mrs. Leuw
  66. Mr. H. M. LyeIl
  67. Miss I. A. Maltby
  68. Mr. R. Me[drum, C.C
  69. Mrs. Meldrum Mr. T. D. Metcalfe
  70. Mrs. Metcalfe
  71. Miss J. A. Moore
  72. Mr. J. Temple Moore
  73. Mr. J. H. Morton
  74. Mr. P. H. Newson-Smith
  75. Mrs. M. A. Norton
  76. Miss M. E. Norton
  77. Miss M. M. Norton
  78. Mrs. Grace Ostler
  79. Mr. George Palmer
  80. Mrs. W. McD. Park
  81. Mr. J. H. Payton
  82. Miss E. M. Payton
  83. Mr. H. J. Pearce
  84. Mr. A. E. Pearson
  85. Mrs. Pearson
  86. Mr. H. M. Piper
  87. Mr. L. H. Pond, M.A. (Cantab.)
  88. Mrs. Pond
  89. Miss Ponsonby
  90. Mr. A. Pragnell, C.C
  91. Mrs. Pragnell
  92. Mr. W. J. Purser
  93. Mr. P. K. Reynolds
  94. Mr. Walter Rose
  95. Mrs. Rose
  96. Mr. M. Salm
  97. Mrs. Salm
  98. Miss A. M. Scott
  99. Mr. Harry R. Selley, J.P., M.P
  100. Mr. Harry W. Selley
  101. Mr. R. R. Sinclair
  102. Mr. S. H. H. Sinclair
  103. Mr. F. Hugh Smith
  104. Mr. Henry H. Sturges, C.C
  105. Mrs. Sturges
  106. Mr. J. A. Taylor
  107. Mrs. Taylor
  108. Mrs. T. Throup
  109. Mr. W. E. P. Topping
  110. Mrs. Topping
  111. Mrs. H. W. Wainwright
  112. Mr. Edward Wates
  113. Mrs. Wates
  114. Miss J. M. Wates
  115. Mrs. B. A. Waugh
  116. Mr. W. H. Whittaker
  117. Mrs. Whittaker
  118. Mr. Sydney Wood
  119. Mrs. Wood
  120. Mr. W. Woodhead
  121. Mrs. Woodhead
  122. Mr. A. W. Woolland
  123. Mrs. Woolland
  124. Mr. Alfred E. Wright
  125. Mrs. Wright
  126. Mr. S. H. R. Wright
  127. Mr. H. L. Yates
  128. Mrs. Yates

Canadian Pacific Line Atlantic Track Chart with Approximate Distance and Unused Abstract of Log. Included in the 24 August 1937 SS Empress of Australia Passenger List.

Canadian Pacific Line Atlantic Track Chart with Approximate Distance and Unused Abstract of Log. Included in the 24 August 1937 SS Empress of Australia Passenger List. GGA Image ID # 173d68aee6

Passenger Information

Information Bureau is at your service.

Meals—Breakfast—Breakfast is not served in Dining Saloon after 10:00 am Breakfast chimes will not be sounded when only one sitting. Passengers should notify Bedroom Steward when they wish to be called.

Table Seat Numbers—Passengers obtain table seat numbers from Second Steward or Head Waiter in the Dining Saloon.

Afternoon Tea is served at 4:00 pm on Deck and in all Public Rooms; children served in the Dining Saloon.

Chimes will be sounded thirty minutes before dinner.

Smoking—For the general convenience of Passengers smoking should be confined to the Smoking Room, Lounge and Card Room. It is not permitted in the Drawing Room.

Children are not entitled to table seats at meal hours for adults unless paying adult fare.

Orchestra at Luncheon, Dinner and for dancing in the evening.

Private Dinners—Passengers who desire to arrange private dinner parties should apply to the Chief Steward or Head Waiter. No charge is made for this service.

Baths— Arrange with Bedroom Steward time desired.

Valuables and Money.—In their own interests Passengers are adv sed not to leave articles of jewelry or other valuables lying a bout.

For the convenience of Passengers the Purser will receive articles of value or money for custody in a special envelope provided for this purpose, which will be sealed in the presence of the passenger. A receipt will be given, but as no charge is made for this facility the Company accepts no liability whatsoever.

Payments—Passengers should obtain a receipt from the Purser on the Company's form for any payments made on board for additional passage money, rugs, chairs, etc.

Change of Accommodation—Passengers who desire a transfer of accommodation should apply to the Purser, who alone is authorized to make changes. If higher graded accommodation is desired the "difference in fare must be paid, as the Purser is not permitted to deviate from the Company's tariffs.

Deck Chairs rented at $1.50 each; Rug; $1.50 each; Cushions $0.50 each. Apply to Deck Steward.

The Shop—The Shop is situated on "B" Deck, in the Entrance Hall. Jewellery, Dress Goods, Confectionery, Photographic Films, etc., are on sale. A wide range of Fancy Dress Costumes is available for sale or hire.

Library Steward sells stamps and provides stationery, telegraph forms, books of reference and railway time tables.

Stamps—Stamps are on sale in The Shop, Library and Bureau. English, Canadian and American postage stamps may be used for mail posted at sea.

Books of Fiction and Reference are obtainable from the Library. Books lost by Passengers must be paid for.

Stenographer—An experienced Stenographer is available to undertake work for Passengers. Apply to Information Bureau for rates.

Surgeon—The Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges for his services, subject to the approval of the Commander.

Nurses—The services of trained and qualified Hospital Nurses under the direction of the Surgeon, may be obtained.

Rail Ticket Office—To facilitate landing arrangements, all Passengers should call at the Rail Ticket Office on board for railway tickets and sleeping car reservations.

Return Atlantic Passage—The Rail Traffic Representative is equipped to furnish full information concerning sailings and bookings on Canadian Pacific Steamships. Reservations should be secured from him and deposits to cover will be received.

Divine Service—Divine Service in Dining Saloon at 10:45 am am, Sunday. Altars are carried for Holy Mass and for the celebration of Holy Communion.

Money Exchanged—Money can be exchanged, advances made on Letters of Credit, Travellers' Cheques cashed and on sale at the Purser's Office.

Cheques—Passengers are respectfully advised that the Purser has no authority to accept private cheques in payment of accounts, or for exchange.

Wireless Telegrams—Information and rates furnished at Purser's Bureau. The ship is fitted with wireless installation permitting communication with both sides of the Atlantic at any time during the voyage. Attention is drawn to special facilities for cheap rates for ocean "poste" and ocean letters.

Mail, Cables and Wireless Telegrams—Passengers are requested to enquire for mail at the Information Bureau.

Mail, cables and wireless messages are received at the Information Bureau for despatch. Cablegrams and telegrams should be handed in an hour before arrival at any port of call.
None of the ship's employees, other than those on duty in the Information Bureau, are authorized to accept letters, cables and telegrams for despatch while the ship is at sea.
Passengers are invited to leave their addresses at the Information Bureau, so that all undelivered mail, telegrams, etc., may be forwarded. Mail matter may be sent in care of any Canadian Pacific office—see list at end.

Passengers are requested to note that the Company do not undertake to accept delivery of parcels in Great Britain and Ireland if the value of the contents is to be paid on delivery, unless prior arrangements are made with the Company for the amount to be paid.

Lifebelts are in State-Rooms; Bedroom Steward will explain method of attachment.

Emergency Stations—An exercise will be carried out the day after sailing, weather permitting. Passengers will don lifebelts and proceed to Muster Station, in accordance with arrow direction signs and framed plans in alleyways.

Deck Games—Deck Quoits, Shuffleboard and other Deck Games will be furnished by Deck Sailor or the Deck Steward. Chess, Draughts, Dominoes, etc" obtainable from Public Room Stewards.

Gymnasium—A fully equipped Gymnasium is on the Promenade Deck. Entrance by Stairway adjoining Smoking Room on Promenade Deck.

Swimming Pool—Hours : Gentlemen only-6.30 am till 9.30 am Ladies only-10.00 am till 1.00 pm Mixed Bathing-2.00 p.m: till 5.00 pm Gentlemen only-5.00 pm till 7:00 pm

Passports—Passengers to or through the United States are requested to call at Purser's Office with their passports as soon as possible.

Baggage—Baggage will be grouped alphabetically in the Customs Shed on arrival, and Passengers must attend personally to Customs examinations.

Baggage Insurance—Passengers are recommended to insure their baggage, as the Company's liability is strictly limited in accordance with contract ticket. Baggage insurance can be arranged at any of the Company's offices or through the Purser's Office on board.

United States Head Tax—In order to obtain refund of United States Head Tax, temporary visitors to, or Passengers in transit through, the United States, who intend to leave the United States within sixty days from their date of entry, must give this information on the U.S. Declaration Form completed at time of booking.

It is also necessary that they inform the U.S. Immigration Inspector at the port of landing that they are leaving the United States within sixty days, and they should apply to him for certificate form 514, without which no refund of U.S. Head Tax will be considered by the U.S. authorities.

French speaking StafF—For,the convenience of French speaking Passengers the Ship's Company includes Stenographers, Stewards, and Stewardesses, who are conversant with the French Language.

These may be distinguished as follows :-

  1. Stenographers—Red shoulder tabs on dress
  2. Table Stewards—Red collar on their uniform jackets instead of a blue collar
  3. Bedroom Stewards—Red collar fitted to their white jackets
  4. Stewardesses—Red turn back on cap

Suggestions—Passengers having any suggestions or complaints to make regarding service are requested to submit them to the Commander, Purser or Chief Steward promptly, so that immediate attention may be given.

Three ATTRACTIVE Cruises

Empress of Australia

From Southampton, September 25, 1937.-25 days. Philippeville —Athens — Rhodes — Haifa — Port Said= Naples.

Duchess of Richmond

From Southampton, January 22, 1938.-49 days.
Madeira—Trinidad—St. Vincent—Guadeloupe—Cristobal (for Panama Canal)—Jamaica—Cuba—Florida—Bahamas —St. Kitts—Dominica— Barbados—Las Palmas.

Duchess of Atholl

From Liverpool, February 17, 1938.-33 days.
Barbados — Trinidad — Jamaica — Cuba—Florida — Las Palmas.

Customs Notice To Passengers - Canada

General —All baggage is subject to examination and non-resident Passengers are required to declare to the Customs Officer at port of landing all articles which do not constitute wearing apparel:, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles or similar personal effects, in their baggage, or on their persons, whether intended for their personal use or lor others.

Passengers are warned when in doubt as to whether or not an article is liable to duty, it should be produced for examination by the Customs Officer.

Residents of Canada must declare all articles acquired abroad, contained in their baggage, or on their persons, whether intended for personal or household use, or as souvenirs or gifts. Exemption will be allowed by Customs Officers of such articles to the extent of $100.00 in value for each person, provided they are not b%ght on commission or as an accommodation for other persons or for sale, subject to the following requirements:-

  1. A declaration form supplied by the Purser must be completed by each returning Canadian citizen, enumerating all a'rticles . acquired abroad on which it is the intention to claim exemp- • tion. In the case of a family traveling together each member • must complete a separate declaration
  2. The declaration must be completed in duplicate
  3. A declaration need not be completed unless the total value of the goods upon which exemption is to be claimed exceeds $5.00
  4. Important. For convenience, all new goods on which exemption is to be claimed should be packed in one receptacle, preferably a heavy piece of baggage, to be checked
  5. All values should be shown in Canadian currency
  6. Declaration should be completed prior to arrival of ship at Quebec or Montreal, and handed to Officer at time of Customs inspection

Tourists' Outfits —Temporary Admission—Persons visiting Canada for a limited period of time, for health or pleasure, may bring with them such articles of tourists' outfits or sportsmen's equipment, as they may require while in Canada for their own use and not for gain or hire, upon reporting same to the Customs Officer at the Canadian frontier port of entry, subject to departmental regulations.

Bribery—Any person giving, offering or promising any bribe, recompense, reward or tip to an Officer is liable to severe penalties.

Through. Baggage—Passengers en route to destinations in Canada may have their checked baggage forwarded " In Bond " to a frontier port under Customs Manifest without examination of same by a Customs Officer.

Samples (such as carried by commercial travelers) are required to be delivererd to the Customs Officer for entry purpose, and invoice or statement in detail showing the price—wholesale—of each sample as sold for home consumption. Such invoice or statement should be attested to by the traveller.

Settlers Effects.—Free, if actually in use for six months before removal to Canada, but are required to be produced upon landing to Customs Officer for examination and entry.

Customs Notice To Passengers - United States

United States Customs Inspectors are located at Canadian Atlantic Ports; but they are not permitted to collect duties; therefore, in order to avoid complications and payment of duties to the Canadian Customs, citizens of the United States returning from Europe should pack all new goods purchased or otherwise acquired abroad in one or more receptacles which may be checked to destination and forwarded in bond.

All checked baggage not containing dutiable articles, or new goods in excess of the exemption to which the owners may be entitled, will be examined and passed by the United States Customs Inspectors, and will not be subject to re-examination at the United States frontier or at destination.

Baggage checked to destinations in the United States is not examined by the Canadian Customs.

Baggage carried by Passengers by hand, which should not contain dutiable articles, will be examined by the Canadian Customs at the landing port, and by the United States Customs Inspectors on the train at the United States border.

Passengers destined t) the United States will be issuea by the Purser on the voyage a form of United States Customs Baggage Declaration, which must be completed in duplicate and presented to the United States Customs Inspector at the time of Customs examination. All values must be shown in United States currency.

Returning residents of the United States must declare all articles acquired abroad, in their baggage or on their persons, whether by purchase, by gift or otherwise, and whether dutiable or free of duty. Exemption, however, will be allowed by Customs Officers of articles aggregating not over $100 in value, if suitable for personal or household use or as souvenirs or curios, and whether intended for the personal use of the Passengers or as gifts or presents to others, provided the articles are not bought on commission for another person nor intended for sale. Articles so exempt from duty must, nevertheless, be declared. Each member of the family is entitled to the exemption of $100 for articles purchased abroad, and when a husband and wife and minor and dependent children are traveling together the articles included within such exemption may be grouped and allowance made without regard to which member they belong.

Non-residents of the United States destined to that country must declare all articles in their baggage or on their persons which do not Constitute wearing appare', articles of- personal adornment, toilet articles or similar personal effects, whether intended for their personal use or For others.

They must also declare all articles of wearing apparel, jewellery and Other articles of personal adornment, toilet articles and similar effects, when not owned by them, or when intended For other persons or for sale.

Professional books, implements instruments and tools of trade, occupation or employment, in the actual possession of persons emigrating to the .United States, owned and used by them abroad, are admitted free of'duti.

Canadian Pacific Express Company

Forwards Merchandise, Money
To ALL PARTS of The World
Issues Money Orders, Foreign Cheques and
Travellers' Cheques, PAYABLE EVERYWHERE

Canadian Pacific Express Travellers' Cheques are spendable everywhere. They are issued in Canadian and United States Dollars in denominations of $10, $20, $50 and $100, and in Sterling in denominations of R2, g5, g10 and g20.

No personal identification is required—your counter-signature on the cheque identifies you.
They insure you against loss, are cashed by thousands of banks and all express companies, and accepted in payment of tickets and accounts by railway, steamship and sleeping-car companies, tourist agencies, First-class stores and hotels, wherever you happen to be, which insures you against delay and inconvenience.

For sale by all Canadian Pacific. Agents and by Pursers on shipboard.

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Details from Your Travel AGENT

Department of IMMIGRATION and Colonization

The Canadian Pacific Railway has established a Bureau of Canadian Information for the dissemination of reliable information on phases of industrial and agricultural development in Canada. Libraries are maintained at Montreal, London and Chicago. No charge or obligation attaches to this service and business organizations are invited to make use of it.

Western Canada Farm Lands

The Company has yet for sale several million acres of farm lands in Western Canada, at low prices and on long terms of payment.

Eastern Canada Farm Lands

Lists of selected improved farms, available for settlement in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, with the names and addresses of their owners, may be obtained on application at any office of the Department.

Canada Colonization ASSOCIATION

The-Canada Co!onization Association is maintained as a subsidiary by the Department to be of service to new settlers in aiding them to obtain on easy terms fully or partially improved, privately owned farms. Head Office, 460, Main Street, Winnipeg.

Further information and particulars can be obtained from the Department of Immigration and Colonization, Canadian Pacific Railway, Montreal, P.Q.; London, England; and Chicago, U.S.A.

Industrial Department

Manufacturers, wholesalers and others who are thinking of opening branch factories in Canada to take care of Canadian and export business, can secure from this Department full information in connection with locations for new industries, warehouse sites with sidings, empty factories available, labour costs, electric power rates, etc. Interesting pamphlets on business and industrial opportunities in Western Canada will be forwarded on request.

Industrial Department offices are maintained at Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and London, Eng.

Distances VISIBLE at Sea

At an elevation of 5 feet, one can see 2'6 nautical miles; at 20 feet 51 miles; at 35 feet, 6'8 miles; at 50 feet, 8'2 miles; at 75 feet. 9'9 miles and at 100 feet, 11'5 miles.

If the steam from a ship's whistle is seen and ten seconds elapse before the sound is heard, she is just 21-1, miles off. If one second elapses, she is distant slightly more than one-fifth of a mile; if five seconds, a little more than 1 mile; if twenty seconds, 4,!,' miles.

Point the hour hand of the watch to the sun, and south is exactly half-way between the hour hand and the XII on the watch; e.g., assuming it is 9 o'clock, point the hour hana (indicating 9) to the sun, and the point half-way between X and XI is due south; or assume that it is 4 o'clock, point the hour hand to the sun and the figures II indicate south.

There are three kinds of measurements of ships by tonnage—Gross tonnage, Net tonnage and Displacement tonnage.

Gross tonnage is the total internal capacity below the upper deck, and also of all enclosed deck houses above it, measured in tons of 100 cubic feet. For example— 4,250,000 cubic feet equal 42,500 Gross tons.

Net tonnage is obtained by subtracting from the Gross tonnage all spaces used for the accommodation of the officers and crew, for gear necessary for the working of the ship, and for the machinery, including boilers and engines.

Displacement tonnage is the total weight of water displaced by a ship when loaded to its utmost capacity.

Knots and Miles The statute mile is 5,280 feet.

The nautical mile is 6,082'66 feet. The number of feet in a nautical mile is arrived at thus : the circumference of the earth is divided into 360 degrees, each de4ree containing 60 nautical miles 1 • or 21,600 (360 x 60) nautical miles to the earth's circumference; 21,600 divided into 131,385,456—the number of feet in the earth's circumference—gives 6,082'66 feet—the length of a nautical mile.

The " knot " is a rate of speed indicating one nautical mile per hour.

6 feet— 1 fathom. 10 cables-1 nautical mile.

600 feet-1 cable. 1 nautical mile-1'15 statute mile.

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