April 30, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

L LIB

Joseph Arthur Calixte √Čthier

Laurier Liberal

Mr. J. A. C. ETHIER (Laval-Two Mountains) :

In the statement which has just been made by the minister, I do not find any mention of farmers who were proprietors of farms before the proclamation was issued in October last, and who are now twenty-one or twenty-two years of age. Supposing a young man of twenty-two years of age is a proprietor of a farm and a farmer himself ; supposing he has 150 acres and a large stock and he is alone on the farm, is he bound, as coming under the regulations now in force? He is a bona fide farmer. What action should he take?

Topic:   THE WAR.
Subtopic:   PROCEDURE UNDER MILITARY SERVICE
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