Colby, Hon. Everett
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The speaker addresses his audience as a member of a Commission to proceed overseas and study the food situation at first hand, with the purpose of undertaking active propaganda work throughout the United States. The speaker's experience at Vimy Ridge just a very few weeks ago. Speaking of the food situation overseas, and asking the audience to imagine that battlefield and think of what our men have done for us. The speaker's experience among the combat troops. The very serious food situation. Europe on the edge of famine. A description of fame as the speaker witnessed it in India. What has to be done to avoid famine in Europe. The need for Canadians and American to save food. What an individual can do to help. The speaker's request and acceptance of a pledge from the audience to abide by the rules of the Canadian Food Commission until the end of the war.