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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 w oops to iliJZV i jf vv j1 7 f i P I j S tiii 1 The lengthening of the ish front somewhere in 2 Troops moving up to 3 Handinf out gas Canadian Red Cross lance car at the 5 Clearing the ground for a howitzer position 6 British troops exchanging books at the trench Soldiers of an English rcgi ment in a shelter in a trench firing Montreal a Busy port Who would think of finding a busy ceaport one thousand miles from sea that land of nfarvel ous has its Built on the Island of lifts Mount Royal where the waters of the great Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers 1 its site is This marks the head of ocean navigation and here thegreat oceancrossing rships meet thelake and river cargoes brought from the west by boat and rail are transferred to carriers andstart on their way to faraway ports by an initial vdyage down the mighty thirty feet deep at this i During 1017 Montreal witnessed the sailing awaytrpni her wharves of more than sixtyfive million bush els of Over twothirds of this grain came into Montreal by chiefly on the tracks of the v Canadian Pacific Railway and washandled with little or no con This was accomplished through a cooperative The representatives of all transpor tation lines met in conference with Montreals Harbour Commission and after discussion decided that 650 cars of export freight should be delivered daily by the the Commissioners undertaking to handle that amount without This they have done Because of secrecy entailed by the little has been heard concerning movements of vessels and it will sur prise many to learn that ocean vessels into Montreal harbour during Naturally passenger travel has been greatly The war demands nearly all available ship space for the port of These have been going forward in immense quan tities anil landed on the other sido with comparatively few losses thanks to the efficient convoy system maintained by In addition to the great grain other products of fruitful Prairie Prov fresh but ter and going forward in a steady Htrcam to feed the hungry millions of Kurope and our armies This volume of Chipping means ceaaing activity in the warehouses and along Montreals H has given an added timiilua to the output of one firm being steel trawler and installed sup plied boilers iind machinery 8 steel trawler bulls complete with boilers amr machinery wooden drifter hulls instalkit machinery and boil ers In drifters Built and launched one boat docked anil repaired creditable Tlicro are many more yanls and they have all been correspond ingly Recently a new de parturo In shlphuiidiiyg was initiated when a oncryte was If justify the URO of ithls sort of Montrpal ship yards are ready to embark in the new Such an event would call for more laborers and the in stallation of new all add ing to There ihave been no labor troubles and work goes on week holidays and without Not one of the 214 dayjarMay to Noyem idle day in tha These wellpuld iworkers criel good business for a f AA V IZSfl MMlls1 ;