The publicity and extension division of the administration branch undertakes the responsibility of servicing the whole department. The work is divided into administration, editorial, exhibits, press and publicity, and lantern slide services. These are the different services given in connection with publicity work. Under administration and editorial is included general administration of the division, editing and proofreading of publications, distribution of publications, duplicating, mailing lists, assembling and mailing of duplicated material, including market
reports, and directing postal and express services for all departmental offices located in the confederation building, which is the main office in Ottawa. The statistics covering 193637 indicate in round figures that 83,000 personal requests were received for publications;
1,036,000 publications were mailed on written request; 353,739 publications were mailed in bulk; 1,542,410 copies of marketing reports were mailed on request-that is, reports which go out daily with regard to prices; 149,120 copies of press notices; 74,560 clip sheets; L3,480 farm notes; 7,903,075 copies of miscellaneous articles; 9,148 stencils cut for mimeographing; 6,140,847 copies printed from mimeograph stencils; 657 multigraph jobs; 2,564,271 copies printed on multigraph; 1,904,194 envelopes addressed. These are the activities in connection with publicity work. During the year one hundred new publications were revised and proofread, consisting of twenty-nine farmers' bulletins, eleven household bulletins, five technical bulletins, twenty-three circulars, thirty-four reports, acts, orders and regulations. That covers largely the publicity work. There were exhibits carried on, press publicity, lantern slide services, and general publications sent out in response to personal requests, which increased 21-6 per cent.