The Milch Cow Cartoon

This cartoon, entitled "The Milch Cow," reflected the attitudes of many people in western Canada. The caption underneath the cartoon reads:

"Our artist has here attempted to portray the idea which the Big Interests of Eastern Canada seem to have of the proper function of the Western Provinces. The Bankers, the Railway Corporations and the Manufacturers rejoice to see a big crop in the West because it will increase their own profits, but when the farmers of the West ask for lower rates of interest, lower freight rates and Free Trade, so that they can get the full value of the crops they produce, Big Business, with the aid of the Party Politicians, always succeeds in having their demands refused."

Printed in the December 15, 1915, issue of the Grain Growers Guide.
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