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e fact that there are such vast numbers of detailed men in our midst. I fully agree with you, Mr. Editor, in your well-written article, that it is a burning shame to our country that there are so manof these men are styled "Detailed Farmers." A most praiseworthy and patriotic set of men. But, Mr. Editor, in many cases their farms are so unproductive, and their labor so inadequate, that their exem useless appendages on our farms when we need white labor for such purposes, I agree with you, Mr. Editor, that our Bureau of Conscription is perfectly efficient and prompt. But that the blame of all this exemption rests somewhere, there can be no doubt. We need, Mr. Editor,--greatly need — men who are above being influenced in the resolute discharge of their duties to the Government. Let us has this important subject may be kept very prominent before the people by abler pens than mine, Mr. Editor, till the meeting of our Legislature, when I hope it may receive the attention its importance