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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ii'. DAILY PAOKNIME" TAKING CAMDA'SIAN-POWER INVENTORY 'M Ojiy Hiirrui.lUully uf- crnl it) Inkft the tit u hfl fronlll Nvitn ini-n oily relurniid'fUAifivri luvt In mflntgnnn i-hanK" a con.ildoraMe period! Tho jncrn'-pliyslcal effort In iil.'Qitawi by tbo thpsn.raoii'eii at mate-rial Il.iord. man In Canada, ,jvjrB[ fa'clor Hint liarl spoclllcd iigosjjiifi received :i national Borylrc c'n'ril. A'lni'M) Jicr- cciilngo nf Ilicm 'iavo' now licon rn- turned nml It cjpcelud lliat prac- lleally a complete return will liavo hceii roaito liy the end ol lael month. Quick Returns When It Is icnllzod Ilial Ilio cards only toft Ottawa In December last, mid HID Imlk of tlio returns wcro linck In thai city January 25. somo Idea cnn 'bo of tlio or- lliat linrt liecn so success. fully provided hy tho director general, Dennett.- M.P... In view of hntjorlonce ot tills u-ork, a reporter rtwlltly Interviewed OlmB. tccrolary ot Ilie 'Nntlo'nal Service lioarrt, at tlio licad- Hunrtcrs In Ottawa. i wording of ;tho card Itself.' F.ild Mr. Potcmon, firsi p.ylons problem. A; cant. Dirt }n lie framed iliat covered .'Hid absolutely essential. Im II liail to bo couched ni such langiia'pi thai''Ilic least Intelligent citizen understand each queallon and mlaun dcrstand Draft nttof draft was rnadc. They were failed'and rc-edltoil.. 'Tlio. fore- mosl oxpert oplnlona were secured leforc Ilie final copy was approved. TKo uniformly [satisfactory nnsweru that lir.vc nccn received amply.'JnSll- Jicd all Hie Ilmo that u as' devoted; lo ihli Iqsk. Tlien the syslcm of dlMrlhntloh and "rollectlon liad to'be. ovolveil..aml- a large Elan' organized anu trained lo o bn rcchoncil'AVllli hi putllnlng na At tho ntallsllcal-jinmch of tlio lonal pcrvJcc orcahlzutloiij Ilio com jilctcd cards, cadi In a ecslcil en .'elope; were delivered frfiin the Ot- awu tn Jmgc. IJHKS, Mosl peojdci enjoy opening Dm day's mall unit set nlraul II wltji Mreno de......... __._ liberation. Tlia avcrate' man. now- r f-rl. Ilie onichilH with ixirrennwi. "I t.CQiilc, far from Lc-lni; unv.-lllltii; to ullfiwer Ilio have frjiiuil tne tipiicen on tho- front of the tard finite Itnl iiud have clUier written all oi'cr ilie IjacK or fJQV; (tent Bypplemcntary lolterH. In fact, Ilicy necrn lo It QR a ereut lo tell tha htjjry ot tliclr lives, anil one. over 'Ilic wliolii KaniDt from Ilia ffUfjllHTO to (lie rlJJculuuii, jji rend- ing lllCBO CplBtlCB. TIlB Purpose of It The question uppermost In Ilio pub- lic nilnil IUH naturally lieen lo tJio purpwRK H all. In the HrBt place-, It In lr> have iitcillEik-al ut> to 1119 jiowei' of u Country at war, Hueh data has a'boarlni; upon ijiiea- of public policy. As Ihc war :sfiCB llilH Information becoiuei csj-enilul. The ori'lu TI nre of noans5slflnco I llirco ions arc KUIIO forprer. I -jin too olil for anything lo jiray fnr... your people, 'mul mine, nml knltlp HOCKS. I jnuro and Palhetlc Case ccnsui Ilic mailer, as. IjoaldcB lit'lug o-it A on Hie prairlcH nj JK> actwunl of many thn jntlnjllc Htalfjment thai licr liua-juilngs of vllal Inlprcut In war Hmo, lianj ami FOII have butli killed B8 phyfita] tltfccle, iiumlicr of iLiifliHliu Is running Ihe farm licreolf! etc. It was not, liosv- an licst she can, A rcturncil ftvcr any tbo expectation, burtly ivoumlcd, e-st rcjjrcl postmatr That. num. bor ot Iclicrb (lie re- :clvctl on ono 'of hip (lays. They confined In 64 Ono ?n Ilio Dim tbc InvGiilory eLould serve .nia- Itpeatfld ends) Kolcly. LcmylB. lie will not l.e accepted frjr i Tllc buEliifBK usefulness of furlhcr ncrvlro al Ilic ttmii. Mauy ,ilc inventory liab already Ijecnncmon- n rarrlfl (IcmaniM. jn although I'no o opportunity to do "a. K0rllnfi; liaa not yet hccn would IhffiJi that's largo -slatf he requlreil Just to npon NIC c-n- ufs. hut. llilfi Is avolitcd hy aii L-lcclrk Idler opener. This IHUo roritilvancc Ellcca Hie cnrelopcs open lit (ho SOO a iplnuU1, den tally 'por forms sli or clelit men's work. After -lllls" operation Ilia ranis ire laltcii lo. rooma n Ft-p- 1 rpom, for -province. Tlic lircllmEiiary norllnff, after tbo card has been from the envel- ope, merely wlietticr llic card IB complete or Irtconiplclc. (ho classlflcnlion roomG Hie completed cards arc 'divided into' nuini- eltlcleiilly what new proposition. was sn en NccdlcEs lo eiccullvc heads worked nlfilil for weeks al a [line, lo ac- compllali thin end. vlce.vi In sep cards were llo Ih'en and luduBlrial iirqypccl.4 nnd the proper sec' Ihe public bn ready to'receive them wtlli Eomc kniiKlctlKR end (hoy serve. NpVeinbcr U was decided 16 proclaim a service week" early In January. To create ymbllc opinion, nrranBenionls wcrejA; made for iMEs'.tii Ihc .serr iii everi' village liii'Cnniidti. IhroiiKh localiuotllra. Th'6 rlcrgy were- coninmntcafp'O Tvjtli. anO rcnijcatcrt lo prcrich on the oL nalfonal service. FraleniaPand ;p.lr triotlc'soelclies, school leachcra, law- yera, and olbcrs were Invited RTid In moat cases did Eo'-.cncrgctif'ally.- The" distribution of prtnltd- n ccqiinlry like. Cannila 'Is simple as .woulfl npncnr silr- lacc. of nnd .onvclopDs.for each c'lly. town, vtllagn aiiil Samlet harf to lie estimated anil llateid; Estimates also liad to ho made orhriff many cards In English nml how many in French vfere'.to be sup piled iio each post pffuip: pvcr. pnrcqls were thns-.njafla up am? r" .warded frpiu (ho head ofTico. -Tlic.ilcltvery aiHrcollcctloii of then orEnnizert through tlic' posi ofllce maclilncry, roslinaslors wen personally aihlresacd; by the postmaa tcr general general they nnd IhorouRhl; iiialrnclcd lu" what ;yas cxupcled o Arrangements .had MsjbUo li martcrfor (he Tcccntlon of thpl.return .Tills 'involved 'proCiunnK RiiltrihlG Creation o n.'large organization.-' BpeclaV-furn hire'a'nO nttlngs.aiscThad lo.'lic tlcsfgn cd'.anri made for thti-p'urposcs In craaslficallort 'Kn 'clatorato. system, of claasllica Tiail to Uc evolved.' Each o lhoi trrcnty-four qucalioiia on the car wns; considered in iloln.; EO Tho; nDCC5sarlly liad to 1> illficn thai IL woulil lieromc n Inliy Iralncrt minds for several U nil fir IMs ptf sorting, IliO' cfTecllvo inaiihobd of finrillj: rtWUled Into fourteen clfisats to dcjien- jihyslcal 'nationality, iThe1 next task ttie :nid (.ralnlnp of a of A school was cstahllshcd a couple of they, had taught lake cardg In al. a RlaTicc and uilhout mental effort, con- ra'ntralliiK allcntloh only on riart places nn the'card.' Each girl had toy equal to COO cards a error. Many of the les? ftc'Mve' minded to the effort and Iind to Uc dls- Itciisc'il ivllh. A ccrlntii lypo of rtiifiil, linl mfud. ytcldisJ tbo Leal properly Instructed hud th.u big Job "of" 1'vlsclng" began Just four irceka nfLdr'ttio blank cards lifld lefl (he EOT nrnnSont printing bnrcMi.' It Vi3 Intcrcsllilg'. i nilIIIon plqccA of -jtrinteil- matter utilized manpower Inventory. 70 tons .ol paper wen I Into MiO mamifaetnrlnr; u rarila and Owlnp lo Mi nolltc al ffhlcli tlic work bad tlons nnil :-Thqse farming anil llioae lim- ited list of highly li-Diles. GB- f-ontial in the -production of. muni- Nona arifl iita'crial, ire pro- vlBlonally; eliminated from the. mili- tary prospects .-'fiic Industrial clans Is 'again a lib divided Into oc- cupational groups, so'ag to admit, of ready reference'when Calls come In for skilled labor ,of any port for jiub- llfc-'scrviccs '-onicssciitlnl- industrSes. labor rdiii' to- the" :ihJustfinl; branch; where a small army of typewriters are kept, usy In p'rcpariiiff special Hats for onccrua requiring labor. [ntercsUng Sludy Thc'complfttcd' canlg-are- an intcr- ating study .and bV reading between Iio line's one realizes (lie splendid pa- ;tliby have called Ifer'ft-Ja n. card from a man .vhtiv-has uae'.of his legs, hut rllllngi.lo EO 'anywlicro'., lo tlo ary. wprk for tlic Ho rmimtj'in a ..wheel chair aiul is a lass'-Tticdiaiiic, 'A ure of many of the' cards Is the uanly slralglitrorwanltiess luive .sonic ol' tlittbp.st lulled StHKK JJKHF.'' OlVrAINAllLK, ALSO liEAL CIIOlCIv SPLUXG i.A.MU AND .SULK FED .VlvAL, YOUNG. JLUTTOX' AND 1'OKK AXIi-FAHM SI'ltlXG soil Rwocf. "Clovci1 and Swil'Cs Premium' limns, IJiicnii iind Popular Ysirielics. of Fresh Fisli OH Hiind h .Give, us your 'order .iliis PHONE 635 BROS. Vv. .U--. 427 FIFTH STREET, S. :V' is np f rtrin rr Majce a don't be satisfied anything order.; 'See.that thf onl.yq.urx.hiaml'when Delivered..' "w I I WilM il ill ;OB iLiV; i fi highest recognition that. any .clothes 11 A.-L --------.of.men means. Style arid tailoring excellence is i price; Slocie'ty Brand Clothes' fjjjji have received this recognition jj11'-1 Go, before Krister, and sco the new Spring Models in Society Brand Clothcs'nowre'dtly rt'lhc'auihorizcdstore in'yourcity. 11'. ALFRED DECKER Makers, Chicago McGuire'-ili McKelie THE cows that tubtrcuiar.-lest merit veterinarian- Highest [prices; paid for No..'j Cream and'Cheek Sept for Each" Shipment by! Return. Mill.' DAIRY I MI. -J" STOREoF BIG VALUES NORTH LETHBRIDGE CARSTB THI DOOR PHONE 789. TO TJJismitlsing, Furhaces, Gas and Steam Fitting, Plumbing HARDWARE NliPf i announce lo fi'icijils lliat T liavc. the on aiirtafipT April 1st. I'JIT, I will be V T r Rex Furniture 227, j place'1 Yrtlj.ba service with promptnett'and I.YOURS VERY THULV, l M >i JOE BONFADINI ;