Mr. Black has charge of the Northern elevator at Rokeby. This is another letter sent to me :
Yorkton District Board of Trade.
Yorkton, Saskatchewan, March 19, 1907.
E. L. Cash, Esqj, M.P.,
House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario.
Dear Sir,-Shipments of grain from Yorkton are as follows:
From September 1, 1906, to March
18, 1907 951,295
In store in elevators 224,180
Stored in sheds and warehouses about
Grain held by farmers 1,000,000
Total grain weighed, Manitoba inspection division.
1906-07, 9 months 97,041,653
With this growth of the trade of the country, the House will readily understand why our people are demanding from the
In addition to above there has been milled
70,000 bushels of wheat, making a total of 2,320,475 bushels of grain, the crop product of the Yorkton distriot, 35 per cent of this amount represents wheat, balance oats. A very large amount of grain has yet to be threshed. The supply of cars is very small and business is at a standstill. In regard to the Hudson bay road, the general opinion here is that the road would prove of immense advantage to this country for the timber, mineral and fish products which would be