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In Years Past

April 10, 2014

In 1914, by the following Tuesday, at the latest, Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa and about every other Canadian city of importance would know all about the latest dance wiggles and would have all the up-to-date styles, including the new bustle thingamajig. Twenty thousand Canadians, who were coming to New York as fashion and fun scouts for their native land, would have returned with their spoils by Tuesday. Every year there was a Canadian invasion at Easter and this year more folk were coming from the Dominion than ever before. Fifteen special trains arrived over the New York Central from Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec, Toronto and other cities. These trains would bring 3,000 Canadians.



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