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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta - ~-- 1 N: i ; IA w With The British Navy in War Time THE Standardizing of Ships has been recently Introduced Into Great Britain, and the many great shipyards In the little isles are busily engaged In turning ships out just as Henry Ford turns out motor cars. The necessity for the standardlning of ships has been brought about by the], ravages of the Hun submarine on the high sens, and every effort Is now being put forward by the great shipbuilders In Bngland and Scotland to cope wlthi the loss by speeding up shipbuilding. The standardizing of conetruction *a� consequently Introduced. The accompanying lUuatratlons demonstrate what' developments have been made, and �while the war certainly lias Its sadncw, lt{ has stimulated the initiative genius of the Britishers. The result of the standardizing of ships means that Great Britain can successfully defy the largest conceivable output of submarines by Admiral Tlrpltz and his myrmidons. (1) Standard ships in various stages of construction between decks, (2) Men at work on deck of an almost completed ship. (3) A standard ship, showing the stern aad screw.," (4) Construction work on deck. (5) Constructing a standard ship-preparing a hawse pipe. (6) Cutting a porthole. );/ (7) In the "Work Shop Preparing Parts-Punching'holes in thick ,plate and rivetting.. (8) At work on deck. (9) Winter rye at Indian^ Head, Saskatchewan. o{ Construction 4?N 1/ ��-�p. t tit SI IV ...........t'^r/f^ �5� Pi GHEATLT Increased production ot ryo Is one of the marked devel-opmcota of agricultunil activity: Canada In 1017 produced 3,857,00 bushels of ry�r-a million inbre than In the previous year-and while wheat will ahvoys be the premier crop of this country, and while Canada Is still a very long way behind Russiia, Pranc� and the United States in the produc tlon of ryo, there are Indications that the future will see greater attention paid to this cereal than previously. The consumption of rye bread instead of wheat ))reBd Is given.as.one ot the reasons for the increased production. There was a time when Ignorance of its �food value had created a prejudice against rye bread In ilie''gjfeftt wheat eating countries; but tii^'. necessity of conserving wheat has resulted In tlie adoption of rye bread,'and slmultane-on.tly, we have all dlscoyered bow palatable It is, , The dining car service ot the Canadian Pacific Railway did much to introduce It to the Canadian public and to populaKl/.e Its use. The Province of Ontarloi.:k88>ln. 1917 the greatest producer, 68,0Q0, aof;e8 NIdb,cultivated �to ryo, but;-tb�,.thr�e,pn�lrle provinces between t)icmi,vyire;a Urge .contributing factor, over 2,3couKns> ret*ft MM PRODUCTION OF RYE INCREASING ;