The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa,  on August 29, 1964 · Page 35
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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 35

Ottawa, Canada
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Saturday, August 29, 1964
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I fW Hp y H f fPWl ypFpyit my fp ifg m y Tpp 7 - Saturday Section THE OTTAWA JOURNAL 35 SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, T964 Royalty Was Treated to Pork and Beans In Specially-Built Rockcliffe Shanty o o When the Duke and Duchess of York made their visit to the Capital In 1901. Canada and the wofa were in ler mem overthe tremendous impact of the 20th century. Ottawa wa rAmnan ,-., returning 1 from the South African war were wildly acclaimed by great crowd By Harry J. Walker the band played "Soldier of Teddy Roosevelt had led his On the other side of the the Queen" and "Dolly Gray." Rn,,h i;j. i. .,y . krk .,,n. r (On a torrid afternoon of blood and sweat the Ottawa Hill in the liberation of Cuba, correspondent, named Win- battery, under an Ottawa editor. Colonel "Dinky" Morrl- of (0 000 Laurier n w I v Following thaT rharge. the Ot- aton Churchill, nearly lost hia knighted by Queen Virtoi ta laa football- team .wcr-xall- life while participating in the son, and the Royal Canadian idoliied as the political Sir rd "Rough. Riders" bv some desperate charge of the Iln Drssoons, woo three Victoria Galahad, "sans peur el kani ports writer and the name Lancers at Omdurman. CroaMS saving the famous reproche." tutk. The Canadian contingents "Lilliefontein gun.".) - "V , - k - 1! .11 . i r I - ; 1 1 'it- j 1 Grammar 'Absorbed9, Not Drummed In Lively RA French Classes "Ce soir, i'ai apprig beau-' ' coup de nouveaux mots et " de nouvelles expressions." A Report on RA Activities By Jack.Vinokur - ) rrencn ti uugn: as a i This it what one woman t ttudent1 4n tha advanced eation claw conducted in an : was heard saying to her French' class conducted by informal manner without the friend last Wednesday eve- Professor Albert SainW use of any textbook. Here ning a sne was leaving ine uenrges. ... J RA Centre. They war both : This II a French conver- meant of communication timpla Idiomatic phratet and ' V:f-i JWT!1 I-'-' fvV' rff 'Mil i SO IN THAT WEEK of September 1M1 'with a future King and Queen as Its guests, Ottawa, felt itself strongly in the stream of world event. On that day of Monday. Sept. 23, our cltiiem were especially enthusiastic about their Royal guests when they board i ed a street - car for their date with the timber tycoon and red - shirted rivermen at the Chaudiere. Following the breath - taking descent hi timber crib, a related hare last week, the l Royal party witnessed a championship log rolling contest In the quiet bay below Parliament mn. . Then the Duke and Duchest and their escort were trans ferred to canoe manned by lndutns from the Abitibl re- . serv. Surrounded by a flo-tilla of boaU. they- were paddled to Rockcliffe. guests of , the New Edinburgh Canoe , Club. Here they witnessed ' war canoe race and more . log rolling. Then the cavalcade proceed- d to a shanty "cambooie.' constructed amid the pine ot Rockcliffe. Thl cooped-roof i replica of the heart of a forest hanty was constructed under ': the direction of W. C. Ed- -wiirds. tns'de. the ues oar- s-' trok of a heavy shanty meal of pork and beans. , it i THE LOWER PHOTO at left taken just outside the shanty show Their Excellencies in the centre. The Duchess is un- ' der the open umbrella and ' the Duke, in a bowler. I beside her. To the left of the ' Duchess, and wearing a sort of Stetson hat. is the F.arl of Minto. then Governor General. - The Countess of Minto be-ide him. This writer does not know the identity of the other j i in the large group. - . j The upper photo shows the j shanty with Its central wooden chimney and It "scooped- roof" which was specially built in Rockcliffe for the Royal bean supper. And so ended a memorable day m the hiitory of the i Capital. To the many surviving citixen of Ottawa and of Canada of that closing Victorian era. . these were, and still are. the Good Year." . For them, a expressed in the moving line of Euripede more than 3.M0 years ago. this was the time of "the apple tree, the singing and the gold." I ! without too much etn phatli on grammar. Tha students absorb tha rules of grammar In a rad ual and incidental way. In the beginning they art taught how to pronounce words lively properly and now to use sentences. Tha Instructor does everything to remove all shyness ' and fear and to encourage hit student to converse with each other In French. Ha conducts ; four It-weak session every year. Tuesday night ia for beginner and Wednesdays for advanced pupil. .. it - it ' THE PHOTO HERE show Mr. Saint-Georges with hie advanced class, In the front row. left to right, are: Albert Bridgtwater, Mita A. I. Mc-Fhea, Ada Henry. ' Martin Mendelsohn and Sandra Rid-dell. Mr. Saint-George, who ia now a translator with tha Department of Labor,, wat an Ottawa bilingual high school teacher for several yean. Ha hold degree from three Canadian universities. Hit present clan at the RA Centra will end hortly end ' ha proposes -to Mart new classes within tha next few ; weeks Those Interested art requested, to register at the' RA Office a toon a ' poa-tiblt, . 4 . " . vi r, i aswetIM74r v :M4;3 "5r3S i Z ' V t ' t i ; i in-H "j f i V s, - r - -'r I V7 V X,Tv'rsZl. 9 Tif-. jMf aj awML I .. ri ' S I I:: 1 f H.I '? il I mm J tv nt , r -st .ar ' a a. mmmt-i- am.'MtiW 1 Sn rim po ( thWi Mrtim fnr ' iiMo(rsin Vm mm Ukrn i - . c --.-.-.i-rv I.. . T . aai . . 1 fit' m i .1,1 tST 1 -,. fit V ' - V fi t 'h '1.. w. JS -AmSi f. .i jliv. '"":5 iw'"B I iw.iM.MMm 1,1 iwii, . .aii.n ,-n Photos by MONTY TASCHEREAU I i I

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