Because they had not any feed to feed their horses. Fifty per cent of the farmers in the district I speak of had not enough feed to give their horses two good feeds of hay; the horses were not in a condition to go on the land until they did get feed and fodder, and in that district it was not released until about the 15th of April.
Relief and Agricultural Distress
Mr. MoLEAN (Melfort): Not even on the gravelled highways were many cars running on that day, and it was a very fine day.
Subtopic: MEASURE FOR ALLEVIATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND AGRICULTURAL DISTRESS