Canada at War: ALBERTA: Alcartra's Party

Alcartra Gerben, 6, was primped to look her best. At Calgary, there was a super-banquet, with speeches in her honor. Some 500 folks attended, some from as far away as New York and Quebec. Alcartra took it all as a contented country maiden should. A sleek Holstein, she had yielded a barn-shaking 1,410 lbs. of butterfat, 27,800 lbs. of milk, in one year.

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