100 Years Ago: Capt. Stanley Carman Reverts to Lieutenant, Victory Loan, Applications for Exemption, Poster for Military Service Act

The Intelligencer October 16, 1917 (page 2)

“Reverted to Lieutenant. Word was received in this city yesterday that Capt. S. E. Carman of Belleville, who left here with the 254th Battalion has reverted to a Lieutenant and that he is now serving his King and country in France.”

The Intelligencer October 16, 1917 (page 2)

“Organize for Victory Loan. Mr. W. B. Deacon has been requested by the Finance Minister, Sir Thomas White, to organize the county for the Victory Loan to be issued soon by the Dominion Government. Headquarters will be in the Metropolitan Building on Campbell Street.”

The Intelligencer October 16, 1917 (page 2)

“All Applied for Exemption. Up to the hour of noon to-day Mr. E. Lang, at the money order department of the Post Office, had filled in the names of 25 persons who had applied for exemption papers under the Military Service Act. No application had been made for a service paper.”

The Intelligencer October 16, 1917 (page 5)

Poster for Military Service Act“Will Class One Provide The One Hundred Thousand Men?

It will greatly be to the advantage of Canada if the entire quota of 100,000 men to be raised under the Military Service Act can be secured from the first class; that is, from the men between the ages of 20 and 34 who were unmarried or widowers without children on July 6th, 1917.

Issued by The Military Service Council.”