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As to the advantages of temperance in the training of the armed forces and of its benefits to the members of the forces themselves, there can be no doubt in the world.
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As we all know, many persons, young and old, accept stimulants merely because they think it is expected of them.
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At a time when every moment counts, absenteeism among workers in essential war industries may occasion heavy loss.
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At no time has the government done other than give priority to the needs of the fighting services and of our war industries.
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Conscription if necessary, but not necessarily conscription.
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Each year, therefore, a dollar spent on alcoholic beverages has purchased a smaller quantity.
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Every hour of useful work is precious.
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Few would venture to deny the advantages of temperance in increasing the efficiency of a nation at war.
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For one cause or another, it has become necessary to impose restrictions upon the use of many commodities, including not a few of the necessities of life.
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Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits, are essentially a temperate people.
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From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada's war effort as effective as possible.
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From the service I have in mind no one can be debarred because of age, physical disability, lack of opportunity, or for any other reason.
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I refer to temperance in the use of alcoholic beverages as a contribution to a total war effort. Here is a way in which everyone in Canada can help.
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I would not wish to imply that most industrial accidents are due to intemperance. But, certainly, temperance has never failed to reduce their number.
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If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.
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If the military might of Germany and Japan are ultimately to be crushed, the United Nations, one and all, must definitely and urgently strive toward a total war effort.
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In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak; of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
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In this highly mechanized age, the absence of a single key man may slow up industrial processes for a large number of workers.
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Just when we most need to be clearheaded, in order to face the hard facts before us, there is all too frequently a very real inclination to give way to dangerous tendencies merely as an escape from realities.
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Let it be remembered, too, that at a time of war, nearly every one is under great strain.
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No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
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Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages in wartime means in increased risk, and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country.
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Old and young, in all walks of life, are not only willing but eager to make their contribution to the winning of the war.
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On behalf of the federal government, I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend their co-operation in furthering our country's war effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible this much needed restriction.
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Once a nation parts with the control of its credit, it matters not who makes the laws.
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One thing is sure. Whether it be in the factories or workshops, in the mines or forests, in offices, or in homes, anything which impairs the efficiency of workers is almost certain to cost the lives and limbs of an increasing number of our soldiers, sailors and airmen.
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Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war.
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Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
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Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier.
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Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war.
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Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
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The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the physical dangers they may encounter.
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The appeal for temperance is, as I said at the outset an appeal for wartime service.
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The change from a peacetime to a wartime economy is already so vast as to constitute for Canada an industrial revolution.
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The greatly increased consumption of alcoholic beverages is very largely a direct result of the increased purchasing power created by wartime expenditures.
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The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
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The lowering of efficiency due to the use of alcoholic beverages, is certain to slow down the progress of the recruit in training.
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There can be little doubt that absence from work, and inefficient work, are frequently due to intemperance.
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Those who indulge themselves too frequently and too freely will break under the strain. That was true in the last war. It is still more true in this.
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Under the War Measures Act, the government has the widest powers to divert materials and manpower to meet wartime needs.
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Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.
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Usury once in control will wreck the nation.
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When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war.
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Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces.
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