Canada: MANITOBA: Eyes North

Atop Winnipeg's limestone Legislative Building stands a statue of a naked boy with a sheaf of wheat under one arm. Manitobans dub him the "Spirit of Enterprise' see something symbolic in the fact that he faces north. Last week every Manitoban looked northward too.

Doughty, able Premier Stuart Sinclair Garson asked the provincial legislature for authority to raise a loan of $10,500,000, then to embark on an ambitious project to buttress Manitoba's basic agricultural economy with new and expanded industries. If he got the loan, he proposed to add $5,500,000 more which the Government had laid aside out of tidy...

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