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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta mD\\ NOVEMBER 1, 1018 (tHB' LETHBRIDQHS DAILT HBRMLO PA.GE NINE Canada^s Achievement ill {Siii]pbuildilig A Marvel VAST- METAL PPOJECT FOR EMPIRE TRADE Former Deputy QcfVernor of Hudton's BaV Co. ,Hai|ii� 126,000^,000 . Concern. . Lonaon.^-Canadfan Interest In the asthoiv 1f�K)Ject for the development o( eqipire t^aile In n9n-ferros metals Is indicated 6y the Intimation in the Time^ that the cjhalrman of the new Brltlfth lyietals Company will probably be Cp&rles Vincent Sale, who, as deputy ifoTemdr of tlje Hadson's Bay CompKiiy, Is mbst intimately connect' ed vnth CflfiliidlBii Industrial affairs. Tlib caWtiij ot the new institution will brohably be 126,000,000, of which nearlV $40,0QlU100.Ji�8 already - (By ^- C�te�) Toronto, Oct. 31.-�0anada's remarkable iQduatrikl activity, since ,th� |.outbreak ot the war may be attributed mainly to Uii'ee things: the urgent |-demand Jor products to jtipply ,the flghtlDK forces of the allies; the.ag-gresdlrenesB of jQanadians.. in getting tusfnesa; and to the mkLanclng. of this great effort by the Canadian people themselves. Of these tthe third is as Important as any. For If Canada had been enable to. gratat credits to certain of .the allied govern, ments for the products thiiy needed, all the aKgreasJvBneab.^iihlbited' by native business ment in drumming ijp I'Orders 'would have gone largely fr naught. ..(Wlie9~ Canada, smote the' rock of her savings and h^r credit), and thus drew forth the tiundreds of millions that have bees siibscrlbed to her war loans, she solved the prob lent of making the *Meels of her in dustrlos huni during war time, jiist as truly as Moaei solved the children of Israel's water scarcity problem 1>y smiting the rock iii the wildemessj This' ahViil^" be 'tfiBrough'ly realized and borne In mind, for, undoubtedly by this method, many of Canada's future development problems will have to be solved. The discovery that Canada can finance her own opeiaUons Is, for'several reasbns, clear gain, fot dne thing it has dispelled the notlttttthitlndustrial prqgresB depends entirely on lejjlslatlon That Canadian, manufacturers r farm ers, lumbermen, miners,  merchants and others, who..go to,,make tip the general army of Industry In,this country^, "hare been eitremely.jbusy during the lalli few years is not due to tbe fact ..thjat;Parliament, iJr .thfi.iloyem-. ment; has done some wonderful thjia^. TbV explanation is that certain ibpijri-tfies needed certain producfs;, ente'r-prlaing Can'adiaria want after the b'uai-. ne�8,' *hlle the great fnasS" of'thb pdb-" pie TTehind them have, by lending' tbe Govenun^^nt'several hundreds of millions, have sappfted the capital'' to finance these.huge Induatriai' operations. � Bear in -mind also tha:t' the people have done this actln^v on,^ wfia't has ^een sound advice, t�iSy: have/^Ut up the money. Eight hiiffdired and twenty people subscribed to 'the 1917 Victory Loan. Indeed the small investors subscribed about one-half the money. Today the MinlStiir of Finance is counting on them'a' great deal more for the second Victory Loan than he been(|did*fOr the first'. He.wants 1,000,000 �^subs)Bribj|f| w^ich, of?;''course, means yiCTORV t&AN ARITHMETIC (,our l-eyo'Div, RiiSsia. Going into" that vast and� ia.rgely Umdevelpped. country, as the Allies are to'diy anjj restorinfi;. order, they will make'sure nf.stth^rn-Biifting trade does not go to the ponn-[.tfles that have.,COtjiposed the CentivU �piSw'ers.' Canada',.liecause oi her posi-tiDn.",^ill' get-iier-v;!ihar6 of'this lingo busih'Rsf and It'w.in.fnot-ibesnTall. No goVernihdnt, no� paft^.^'can'now' keep this country baclc, it having hfeen demonstrated, to the; satisfaction of^ our own people what'can "fcejone.' By theifeb.Vn efforts Ca.rladlatis have been educating themselves. How 'One'Leiged^en%re Placed fri" industry , - numbej'., , .^j. ^ . . tirely from tfie people.'^ha!'W : : lyiediclp/Hat, Alta., Oct. 30.- Tbe death look place here from Influenza thi4 afternoon- of - William Walter No^l McNeely,-eldest son of John Mc-Nq�ly. who fprrnerly operated the Mcolcfne Hat llQur mills and the Alberta Linseed 6i} mills, before these! plants were respectively purchased by'the XakB of the Woods Milling cotppany ajlii the Brandram Henderson' pjOmpanyV-'Oec^ was ex-ch^)i!jm|p of^Jje .Ischool board, ex-prjjsjdept of We agricultural society, mid president of the Rotary Club. ritjB hold V seat in the Winnipeg Gr|!n nicbtinge and bad a wide ab-qdaintancB jimgne' Western Hnancial fihti Brsnlfgrd firemen will ask for a ^ar^bpuHf similar to that granted a! I^orl ijpje; jigb ^0/ the police. ism and :�pund busiitees. J^'jlbU^t spmrp^�j|ij>ief Wonder ho#; It is that" so niiny Ajherican. wdr oh ders ate^.cpming tp Canada. Is It be-cau'se'iOf ifi desire" oh-^the- part of' our cousins to help lis out? The United State^. Government has manifested a reajdy? ihclinatlon tp .c^o-operater.with CMiaS^a Wiiich-ls-greitly appreciated;; bift something more than philantliropy explains its actlofi In awarding uon-Iracts *o Canadian-iflrms.- ;rt is becuse Canadian plants can produce, even taster than- American ones can, certain things that .Uncle Sam must have n'a hurry, and for which he can't |\wait. In this statement there is not the least exaggeration, as those acquainted with the facts well know. In the production of shells" Canadian plants arie gettijjg- better results for the units engaged tban are those south of the boundary line. In tlie delivery-of airplanes the Canadian Aeroplanes' factory has done what the best Amerl; can experts considered impossible. So when it coines to doing things, whether on the battlefield, or in'ihe workshop, the Canadian today may proudly claim for his country,rVsUlts.wh^ph In proportion to ttae.nupiber engaged, challenge comparison with any country. . Achievement In.Shipbuilding Shipbuilding jaffords a splendid ex-ample of what has been done. A good many years ago the building of wooden;ships was an-important industry in the Martime Provinces, as much as 45,000 tons of new shipping having been' produced in a, year. But with the Incoming of the steel ships gener- -? ? : : ? AineVi'can ubrications' interested JDan^fen ,.;ejtper\ence.j Evp'rybod^'s i.J^fagajjne (qji i^agUsf dontdij^ ahj^p-teresting..,qrticle-which cited the \york ;of Mthis^.fiOjUijitry, and American"tlndhfe-triesfiiliir Agan of the Ain^rfpn-Msnu-facturers* has carried frequent articles'op" Canadian pl*s�fc.,o� the workc Thfe Vocational SumnWry, a'"'bulletin' issued by the U. S. Federal Board for; Vocatibna) Training, printed the io\-lowing inspiring bit. in its August is- .sue'; '""^ i ' � "One-Legged Euv^loyicents for One-Legged'^'Men: }i |eld. btf a long.itime,' \sayS one Toronto-Aafa, 'but when I saw'so many men with one leg I posi. tiyply began to-lw#ft^hamed of Having Xwp.'' They say-'y\i>i cannot scare a Canadian by bringing him facej;to face witb men who have lost arms a^d legs on tlieir country's service. >> "These physically handicapped men are being trained tor civilian employment, and are demonstrating, every day Iff'contact with their fell'j^s, that ph^^sical handicaps do not mean tadns-irial, spcial o.r occupational handicaps. The two-legged man Islmply goes into; a two-legged employment and resigns the one-legged employment to a one-legged man. Both thiia continue'to be lOO per cent, efficient.'? ) SHIPBUILDKR DEAD'  Vanconrer, Nor. i;--Frank; DaVey, BupermteBdeni of tte LyUi, Shtpbijii^ ing company at i^' rapidly declined, so much as that In 1906 Jlie new tpnnage huilt'was only i6',299 tons, with the oTitbr^k of .war there was naturally heavy deinaiid for ijew ships and'the Maritime Province shipyards became busy, for the "woOden" ship again came into its own. But it was not until, the Imperial Munitions Board; .undertook to plaice contracts for vbsiiels that the shipbuilding Induatrr from the Atlantic to' the Pacific began to make the strides that has distinguished it during the last two years, Following the Board the^ Dominion Gov emment launched a program, which will probably keep the shipyards ot the Dominion'busy for some years, even should peace come at once. What hatfX!#naiiia'.j?bnp: In shipbuild* ing? �VK^pll, liw T�B?els'lajlhched, or th^t vi^ll be launoheiilji this T^ear represent probal^ly �'440,^bo''^itonS(roI shipping, 'Which Is equal to ohS-tHIrd of all the merchant shipping turned out in the shipyivrds of the United Kingdom in^l9J7v,; The shlppljig turned i-outiby tlje, imperial Miijilttfliflis BJwril, aiid to" be' delivered tihis year, alone ambunfs to 318.000 tons, and be it remembered that an advance of $10,000,000 from the Dominion. Goyernment enatoled -tlie fmperlalfjManltlons >Board to give ? its flr^ orders for ships. J On the Pacific Coast the men in Oie shipyards are as busyboos; but it was notiuiull two years ago, until the Board bogiin pla^c-l ing orders for ships, /hat Hrit,lsli Col-, umbia began to build to anything like tlie extent she is doing today. - This shipbuilding activity Avill not coaso with the war. ' Tho man who Spepd Your Dollars for Victory JBondsr til Help Keep the Big Guns Firing. . Make it Smashing Blow for Victory by) ' " Buying All You* Can. \Tlie McLaughlin Motor ^ i j Go. Limited  Pshaw^,^Ont; 3i| >3f 4 BRANCHES IN. LEADING \ (ifiS. PEALERS, EVERYWHERE, ;