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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TWELVE THE LFTHfiRtDOe rfBRALI MAY BIG JIM MGREGOR Special Correspondence May McGregor Is a tower of strensth to tho lood board as director of farm Ho Knows Idbor and he knows Ho twins io ditferoni farms In tho compHslne acres in nil inder not counting ncrea n pasture Hinms n chnln ot just as It ho wpro all his and at can tfhlk ind was running n string of You cant fool Wig Jim when It is restless and Big Campaign Since becoming Director ot Farm Labour on the Canadft Food he has thrown the wnole weight of his 275 pounds into the campaign for greater acreage and more farm with notable preaent and prospective successful There was a when as he says he know every post somos to discussing tho fanners of the master In the three western from Winnipeg to the but now he doesnt even know the Ho knows j names of many of the post Then as to at sixteen he loft j But known of the Us home at Essex conn1 and the west has rallied around him very likely ran away from in of his greater production ind went to With his old like the west always rallies sprpof bag in his he got off the around a man and n project that it train and walked straight to the Nol has taken to Its ion Morris Packing House to a job I What Is the modern tendency of it the business end of n He was I western was a In 1S7S he worked for Farmtmt by light tractor machinery welve months in going i is taking the place of farming by hence to Portage la land later heavy Thats tho new when lirandon tent he lolned the courageous crowd Brandon has heen home ever he The Ford tractor and other makes of light and easily managed tractors are displacing the though his business interests have heavy The latter cost lot of kept him in Alberla a good deal of his are expensive and troublesome where he developed one of the with and require expert me irigntion projects in tviih a canal twenty miles and the second largest irtiticinl lake in the He has chaniclans to keep them FordVTractor t asked my man on one of my farms how the JWd tractor was working ioen in touch with the labouring He said It was doing I asked My overalls and shirts are best the testof the wash No starch filler or cheap dyes to wash Insist on Bob Long brand and for Big big grey cloth with the Blono UnionMnde Overalls Shirts Gloves known from Ctatt to Ctatt B ARTHUR HAYR LETHBftlDGE 275 PHONE 875 him If It caused him any He said It It had run out line one they keep going from daylisnt to aft nine and ten Hours A and turn up eight ni Then the tractor IB 80 a W can take it to bed wKh into one of barns and the Ford iractor and 1 found ft box Now we want the Oliver plough that goes with the Ford could havo boen bought for Whtti wo got the But It costs 1168 now laid down in One ot those days you will ape a plough man ufacturer in Winnipeg making and wiling a plough like the Oliver plough for I if the demand in tTtw It seems likely It This is a good time to tell the story the Ford tractor Idea started In Dig and some of his farm er friends in Winnipeg were dlsetia sing the need of greater production in Canada in order that the allies might bo They were aW farmers and knew actual They found fault with tho heavy tractors beoaUsfc they were not within the reach of the smaller They decided that a little tractor was the absolutely neces sary machine to speed up Tho result was that a report to this the M if they were his and hfe puts in the most uous days his energetic career his bit to see that they get enough to Hatuar effect was sent to then food Out that report grew the Ford tractor pur chase by the Canada Food As a result of the greater pfoduc tiou and more farm help the acreage in Saskatchewan and Alberta in barley has Increased 1918 over or by The total crop acreage in 1917 was In 191S it is Manitoba has increased Its wheat acreage or by acres its oat average by or acres its barley acreage by or Saskatchewan has Increased Its wheat acreage or the biggest acreage increase in the three provinces its oat acreage or by acres its barley acreage by or by The three prairie provinces have in creased their wheat acreage by or by acres acreage or by their barley acreage or 320 How do you account for this great increase was asked The spring was long and enabled the workers to put in a big but chiefly the increased acreage is due to ths high prices for oats and and to the patriotism ot the farmers of the Let me tell you SIR CHARLES HAS HANDED IT BACK that It IntorrfNMJ lea Fiupatrlek Mi the government he had driwn iiiry for tfr of the judicial privy but he did not Tht montytwai It It 6ii May via Renters Ot How nets of individual the farmers of the west realize that the food situation in Europe is brave so far as they are they do not propose to see any of the Can adian boys in the trenches or the fight heroism took iiuthe line dttrlng the recent battle on tne western ff ont are told the London which announces the award of seven Victoria all of thorn to members of regular one ot the recip ients of which hns been killed ami three others probably Each story reveals repeated acts of gallant ry of the highest Repelled from Attacks Captain Thomas of the Gren personally led a house house attack on a village and person ally soVen He repelled enemy killing many Ger Then the brought up field guns and commenced knocking at the and gradually worked to within sixty yards of Pryce and hip little party who still held Then the enemy brought up reinforce Pryce now had only seventeen men and had been holding out all day His ammunition became ex but he was determined there should be no So he led his men forward in a bayonet charge and was last seen in a fierce hand to hand struggle against overwhelming The officia account concludes With forty men he held the British line and thus greatly influenced the CHINESE CANADA IN FRANCE celebrating their New Year in It was a combination of New Yeart and Labor Day though members of Labor they labored not that Official War Records Daring Resistance Second Buchan of the Argyles was but resisted all con1 stantly exposing himself to terrible mg forces of the allies beB bread so ire ultimately the enemy got close long as foodstuffs can be The ia and shouted to to farmihs of the west are in this fight to Buchan repiied To Hell with the declared Break New The crop is all in the he from now on till July tfce programme is to break new sur He then shot foremost enemy and fought his way back to the line where he held out until He refused to go to the dressing stu r 7 i tlon saying his place was with his I expect that the largest acreage of men Owing an attack in the hlatory of the world at was impossible To send an order Buchan who was last seen holding out against great His and ut ter disregard forpersonal safety dur uK will this Thats where I the small tractor will be of incalcul able for it easily displaces j six and can be kept going all the time Nat only the Ford tractors but every other known make of trac tor is being bought and shipped inttrl the At every station on all the railways of the west you see carloads of tractors being There is no cannot in the you know they Just go and do The small tractor is a great speed The whole west is responding to its Then there has been a large influx of farmers from the mid dle western who have brought money with and also their farm equipment that has already proved its worth on their United States They are a stimulus to our own They are doing their share in breaking new land for the 1919 But after all the great problem of the west today is the harvesting and the threshing of the crop that will be grown onthe increased The crop will be I have not the shadow of a The success of the allied arms on tho western front may depend upon its complete harvesting j and The grain must be sav ed with a minimum of To my i mind paramount duty of Canada will be to save that Now is the j time to discuss ways and means of get ting the expected crop harvested and In a great measure it Is a queitton of manpower on the farms of the If the crop to be men must be got to harvest and aid in thresh ing Tha enemy is the danger of lon Ing the crop after it Is That i enemy must be It can only be defeated by getting all the help i needed on the JJost of that help will rush to the farms at harvest time i but it U doubtful if the 1 volunteers will be enough to take care of the L J have promised the farmers of the on behalf of the government that if they grow crop it will be har vested and threshed in good and that at a minimum ot In order to do this all the labour of Can ada will have to bo organized such a way that sufficient men can be got from othej Induntriea to harvest the Nothing else The most i Important thing in Canada today is j that there la crop growing and it i must be saved for I believe the people of Canada will to McGregor li one of the men i who put Western Canada on the Ho made history in Chicago when tor two years In he iron the grand championship fpr the animal in the show at the Great I International ShQW held at 1 This meant that he had to compete Rfstiaut over 700 entries of all 1 As a cattle be has buug up a mark that it U bard to But cattle and his ten farrai and he owns are insignif icant in estimation the im perative of Cauada growing more and taking care of riiem in order that the lighting and civilian ot tbe allied na j noun may bo saved from and victory come to allied Jim McGregor la a big inun physic j and a blu hoftrteil man tempera I Ho Uip iu ing the two days of the severest fight ing was m accord with the highest tra the British the offi cial notice Private Counter of the Dorsets was with a company without cover on a shellswept It was necessary to discover the enemys Count er saw five runners after another kill ed in trying to get this Information and yet he volunteered and got He got back and thus enabled his commander to organize a counter at tack which regained the whole part won the Subsequently Counter carried back no fewer than five messages under a heavy barnfge to company headquart These stories are VISITED SENATE May Arthur of Connaught today visited the senate where he was received by VicePres ident Marshall and introduced to var ious He is a member of the house of lords and for that rea son was accorded the privileges of the FRENCH REPULSE RAIDS May French troops last night repulsed two German raids south of Hangard Wood and in the the French War Office announced French detachments pen etrated the Gernrnn lines west of Noyou and returned with a number of German member of the Pensions who hut his resignation in COIIHIV lii f ATTENTION Sick To do your duty during there trying times your health should be your first These two women tell how they found took Lydia Pinkhams efcable Compound for female troubles and a dis placement I felt all ran down and was very I had been treated by a physician without decided to give Lydia Pinkhams a and felt bettor right I am keeping house since last April and doing all my where before I was to do any Lydia Pinkhams Vege table Compound is certainly the best medicine a woman can take when in I give you permission to publish this suffered from cramps and dragging down was irregular and had female weakness and I began to take Lydia Pinkhams Vege table Compound which gare me relief at once and restored my I should like to recommend Lydia Pinkhams remedies to all suffering women who are troubled in a lar Why Not Try IYDIA PINKHAMf VEGETABLE COMPOUND UTOIA MCMCIME This series of twelve ttsts is designed to take the uncertainty out of TractionSurface A nonskid made up of comparatively small pro cannot resist wear so well as a tire having a flat In considering the merits of various deter mine how large a surface comes in actual contact with the To do lay a piece of wire1 screen over one unit of the comparing the number of squares that touch the raised portion with the number that cover the portion not In the Michelin for ters of the entire nonakid tread comes in contact with the thus forming a flat tractionsurface that means extra Yet Michelin Tires are not high of Universal It SOLE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALBERTA FOUNDRY PRODUCTS LETHBRIOGE AGENTS BIJOU MOTOR ;