Commercial West Volume 5

Commercial West Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...Exhausted nature claims its time, wheat is back in the country, the hungry public is just on the other side and the capital is ready and waiting to invest. There would be a 1,000-bbl. mill in Omaha today if the Great Western had been here a year ago. The reason can be summed up in a few words. The railroads wished the "long haul" and for fear of diverting traffic to the gulf ports or off their line, have always used rates for Omaha business which practically places the city out of the race for business. To be sure, other cities already having markets make the same complaint. But the coming of the Great Western may not make of itself a market for Omaha. It will help. It may be the beacon light which will guide this section into a new life and strength.Omaha Milling and Grain News. Where Does Canadian Wheat Go? In view of the figures of wheat inspected at Winnipeg, which were yesterday given out by C. N. Bell, it is well to ask again, what becomes of that wheat, or what is wrong with the Dominion government's statistics of exports. Practically all the wheat inspected at Winnipeg goes east either as wheat or as fiour. Besides this, wheat which does not enter into the Winnipeg returns is milled at country points and exported either east or west. Ontario and New Brunswick produce enough wheat, or almost enough, to satisfy the consumption demands of eastern Canada. Canada should release eastern wheat for export. From all the conditions it would certainly seem that the amount of wheat Canada exports would be at least equal to the amount inspected at Winnipeg. Yet what do we find? During the year ending Aug. 3!, there was inspected at Winnipeg 51,833,000 bushels of wheat. During the last fiscal year the blue books say Canada...
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  • Paperback | 802 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,406g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778863
  • 9781236778864