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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BATTLE MENIN id AD-WASH DAY MHPLANDERS > When'Tommy'leaves th^ trenchiM he is always luppncd wUh'-elean ibirU-here aie Vrench girls A Temporary Breakdown.-An accident of this nature is made light of by our men. ' �'^��::��^^}:'^i-y-. ': . I - ' . employed in the washinir; ' -i-ftoto 6v cdurtesv 0/0. f.�. - ' . -mw q> Muriwi, _oi^o. i-. i*. ^ v> After over three yeari at war Great Britain's man supply is greater than in 19H -Photo by fiouftesy oj 0. P. R. Troops moving up at eventide. ' ' This scene is typical of the maze of prej,amions in.tue area -tPIioio jy Qourteiy'oi 0, P. R. ^, jr nediately behind the liont. V ' , , � , � -tnoiu oy vuurtksy oj C. t. ti. eourtety of 0. P. R, Scene pi the famou? road itself.-Note the trees which the Ihoosaads of ^hell damps to be sees everywhere/ CANADA!S GREAT TIMBER fORESTS ^^aro' irradually .being reduced \ ' ~Phoiu.uu fioui may to Stumps. , , Preparing Logs for the npHBRBareaomethtagJflceatbou- " - Isand mlni baa 1^ foresta, and every forest b�> Iti oirn interestlfig features. In Alberta parts of the Rocky MountalnSTare covered wltb bugo timber i areas of creat value. Tn Briti8bra;(lre;i. i>mr'of'"lftt�: tbo io�� has not been so great" SBme of the forests hove their keepers who reside in pretty homes in.the woods. Between each homo there Is telephonic communication, bo; that' if a lire breaks out the news can, be quicldy spread and flre fighters' brought to the spot before tbo�flames become really formidable, i'-' " , Tbo forests are admlnlatored by the Provincial or Dominion' Oovei^nment in most caees, and Ticeoses to cut timber'are eold by pubiio'auctioo at certain. |)�rtods. / * Amongst the prettlesti of Canadian, forests are those .'of Ontario, which cover 102,000. squnre miles. Amongst them run a network j of beautiful rivers ofld lakes, very valoablo for the untold power thai; ta in them and for the delight ih*r give to-tho.sight-seeing traveller or flBherman. Through these forests Ihe'i'anadlan Pacific Railway takes IteHrnok, open- Mill '.;atlon must.Do conipUed with;- The Ung up the region to the p.ossiw'llti' of a great future. As a protection n;jalnst forest tlroa In the Canadian Rookies the Canadian P.icinc use oil burning enRlnen boyonci Field, The accompanying niuatratlons Hell their own story, but it wUJ bqi bo u�. interesting to narrate that the lam-berlng season begins at this tim*. when, the enow begins to fall. Then the tfpes are lightened by the losi of their foliage. When the tree* are cut down and divided Hito logs auitabto for the length Of Hhe boards Into which they are to be sawed at tta* mills, the hollowa in the .rugged^ ground are niled up by snow, and tbe horsis or oxen can travel freely overi paths that tn snnwner would be tm-l 'passable. Drawn by the horses or oxon,\ the logs slip gracetullyi along the surface- of the anowi to a convenient po^Jnt where they ean l>e easily loaded on to alelghs to-b* drawn to the mill. But if the mill ia far away the timber is often taken to tbe cdBO/lBt/a river ready for'the (Jrive to the ijilll when the Ice melts. In othor coses it Is piled on the odKe of a lake and when the tee .'breaks ta' gathered into booms and floated to, the mill. : | There Is an enormous'supply of pulpwood In the Province of Ontario,' and the. district of Pfltrlcia �ivhlon! has an area of 140.000 snuarft miles, has,vast timber resources v/hloh have tiot ^ot b\en tb^rouj^hij; ��am>ii�(|' , ;