Clete Roberts is back in Grande Prairie. In this clip he speaks with a local farmer about the richness of the farmland in the area. Mentioned in the video is Herman Trelle from the Wembley area who was known as the "Wheat King of the World". Herman is also mentioned in this TIME Magazine article from the December, 1927.
Maybe now you'll think of Mr. Trelle whenever you listen to The Hip.
By the way, is "potentiality" a word? ... yes, it appears it is. We may have to start putting that one back in to use!