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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Ammunition ,pack- horses arriving' whilst the gunners are getting A''-^f^": a big g\\n into its new position -Photo by Kourtesy ofC. F. R. Euildinfr a road to their camp.-^l^ote rations laid out for the men .,t;V;'-';* j .� ' - .J^--... when they oomi in from the trenches. ,-Phoio by cour'tay-of c' p. B.^^ HigMuatf "gas sentry reading a letter .frftin home.-* Note the g�8 alann near: at hand. Three; yowthfur German, prisoners of 17 years resting on their way to the caje. �----- ! ' .,' i-_*�juIi';J.^iStT'r'^*C_^ ^Thoio courtesy of G. 1'. ti. An old wind mill ^hich was made* into a very strong post for pbserving.-Note the huge blocks of concrete which were smashed to pieces Jjy our artillery. . -Vhoioti ACCORDING to a recent state-ineiif by Prof. AV. L. Cavlyle, late neau oE 'the ,OklaUania State Coilege of Agiicultiire, the live Block outlook ill Alberta couUl hardly be excelled anywhere. " Stockmeu all over the country are looking to the Pacitit slope sections for jin-promneiit in breediag, and Western Canada is admirably suited for raising stock. It is generaJly recognized that increase in live stock'in future years, jnust be the improvement of the present breeding stock. Tlie west was looked upon us the base of future supply for the eaiilern breeders. The live', stock iniluiiI y in'the west was never better thwii ii ia to-day. ^\ recent oHicial report ;-f ued liy the Minister of Agrii'iil�iir:- ;:)r the ]';-ovince of SaskKtohewan by the Secretary of the Provincial /.ivestoclc Hoard shows that mtiiriia v.-ere iievcr uiore satlsfaptory. The x;^lue of the live stock in Sa.-ikatcht^wau is estiuiuted at $17:;,207,S'!S, -.'.ml theae retiirnn deal wit'ti coiuli!ie:i3 o.nly, up to ApriraOtU last there has been a sro3,t increase since that date as farmera realizing the va-ljie of mixed farming, have taken to raising stdck. They find that the straw from the v.-heat can be utilized a.s a cattle feed in -the js'inter time, oonseauently there are not so many straw fires to "be atnu burning in the extensive wheat Holds alonp the C. P. R. a3_ in former years. In Alberta the other week a carload of 20 three-year-old Aberdeen Angus steers weresold at Calgary to a Chicago firm-at 32 rents a pound, or a total of $3,427.20. Their average weigiit was 1,'I2S pounds. Recently one of the largest single cattle deals in Canada was closed in Kdmonton, con'slst-inj of the purchase of 2,u0n head of choice beef .steers', weiRhins "ot Una than 1,350 pounds each, ttia sum involved In the traii.saction/ beiuj bo-;.tween J300,QOO and %:i'l'>,m), and It v.-ill require 1^40 C. P. R. car:; to tran-sportthe animals to their dc:^;tin;l.1ion. Summer" feed is cjicaidy r;^::oI !ii Ki'eat abundance. _A Toimriy testing while taking up cork-\ screws usfed for.putting up barbed wire in'frbnt of new. positions, -rhoio i-y couricty nj v. p ^ � \, ; , . A. freak of' shell flite.^Alll-: , . .~Wof� bj/_equr�eat/p/. 0. p. iS. \ .Westera Canada cattli} ro^dy^for tae marketi ;