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Question—A reader: Kindly tell me what requirements a man must have to become a mail carrier?
Answer-—For full information write to the Civil Service Commission, Ottawa.
Question—J.A.P.: Please will you tell me the names of one or two wholesale jewellers from whom I can get catalogues?
Answer—Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope and this information will be forwarded to you. Trade addresses cannot be put in this column.
Question—B., Nova Scotia: I have heard there is a school in England which trains lads for work on Canadian farms, and that it has a distributing centre in, or near, Toronto. Having been unable to procure further information, can you kindly furnish me with the address of this institution?
Answer—The BarnardoHomeforBoys maintains in England a school where farm work is taught in preparation for life in Canada. Their Canadian headquarters are at 538 Jarvis Street, Toronto. But these boys are not sent to farms anywhere outside of Ontario. Try the Church Army Sheltering Home, Sherbrooke, Que.
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