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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta RING FOR A WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE AND 1 A temporary bridge across a canal near the German lines on the Western 2 Newly German prisoners be ing served with bread and 3 the clever mascot of tanks owing to his experience gained by riding in tanks can balance him self on the bars of a 4 British troops moving to support at 5 A huge German gun position after be ing 6 French and British Tommies playing with little goats that have been left behind in 7 Olad that the British have come to Picturesque looking Kurds at IN WESTERN 8 Two prize 9 Raising FOOD SUPPLIfS AFTER THE WAR A njovement that has for its object the encouragement of the live stock and allied Indus tries fa worthy of commendation at thu present For many years after the conclusion of tte war the people of Europe will be largely de pendent upon the farmers of the UouiiDioa of Canada ior their meat and dairy The replenish ment of the depleted herds of EuroiS wlH also cause a demand for live stock on the American continent such as has never been experienced It follows then that the farmer who is maintaining or increasing the num ber of his liviistocls at the present is the one moat likely to baneflt by after Iti envi able record fov grata i irc emlpetitly a live a took In addition to having BUlflclont eult abla for the growing of grain cropa to supply much of the noodg of tho tliroc provlncts Saskatchewan aro capable of iupportlng njllllona ot aheap and Many of the have found ifr dlfll cult to get a or havt not own convinced of possibilities of live but these obttaclesarebeing gradually overcome by the of the provincial and such cowpanlds ai the Canadian Pa clflc Although stlJl In an experimental stage the that have been adopted in Manitoba and Alberta are proving very Through its Department of Agriculture the Mani toba Government buys cows and sells theron credit to During the first year or some cows ware supplied In this manner to farm Almost the whole pf them went to one part of and the tmeses oi tha sfihemti ie awn tn the Cfiut thst In tlUUlcls tour two Imva benti the of aino report larftr of milk croam from this At the present time the government ia not nblo to de liver COWD as applications for them aro received and has now orders on hand for about ani feet which ihowi the popu larity of the The plan adopted by Govern ment of Alberta ia lomewhat different from that of Manitoba In He method of It la embodied in an act ot briefly stat provides that any five or more farmers may make a joint promissory note Tor en amount not to exceed five hundred dollars for each signer for a term of flvo The Provincial Treasurer guarantees the payment of these The money thus bov rowed must ba inverted in female except that tne borrowers may it they chocse invest not more than ten per of their total amount In iv pure bred The cattle must bo branded with the government with tholr female re main the property of the government umll the note Is The male pro geny becomes the property of the pur cbcser This scheme has been In operation a little more thau a and already move than seven thousand head of cows have been placed in the hands of Not only has the scheme enabled vheni to increase their incomes considerably and enhance the prosperity of the but It has also shown the possibilities of live stock in the coun vwlth the result that they are be ing Acquired In increasing numbers by farmers outside of the plan as By retsonof the enormous crop of fod der that can be raised In the irrigation that are being developed by the Canadian Pacific Hallway In Southern the raising of live stoVk IB one of most profitable branches of farrolni This is recognized Ity the cqidpany and In order to encour age he practice of mixed farming among settlers on Irrigated it assists buyers of its if they are able to comply with certain con by advancing live stock to the value of on a cash payment of twenty ner credit being given for the All these schemes are proving of great boneflt to the settler Their full value to the country will not beapparent for a number of but meanwhile their influence is demonstrating to Uo seU tier that the possibilities of live stock raising in Western Canada are equ ally as if not better than tlw growing ;