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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i I A il OKOCMBKIl ii How Pensions Are Awarded All Regulations Are by Law and the Board of Pension Commissioners Merely Administers I From Hnlletln Published by the of SPEW SKID HEMUS1 OPERATE Sht Iiv Iliirolil Karl Kmil HI SEEMS 10 SKVKN him door IiiiiiiidiliK ft i KM lo th leader an idioHut Following nro some further im portant points in connection with Mnnndaa prtiiRion md ol Which nil IntereHt rd in tho returniiiR army should bo fully aware penBionable difinbility is only by tho offect it may have ipon ninns capncity for work in ho general labor not entitled to a bigRer compen sation ban his disability becHUHO he ennnot return lo former employment or means of In this connection is given him in Mie ofler In tlio Roveinineul of a course or Itidnnlrliil during which Jin receives tinhHislenco allowance To himieU and Hiuh a which IH given by the Invalided Soldiers will fMinln him for a trade or occupation to which be In suited despite bis before he is didciwrged from the army or navy is medically examined or inid it is by the result of this examinaton the Hoard of 1enslon ioinmlHflioiiers 1 mainly guided In the mans disability anil the ot compensation pension IIP is Ulled Tho report of this exam InntioH before discharge with all Iho papers andcomplete details or Hie twins I forwarded to the Hoard of Pension Commissioners Ottawa nnd these A mm thu basis for estimating Iho inanH perceninge of Mhat proportion the Injury to his earning capacity in the general labor market hears to the one hundred per or total If a man should be so disabled as to be completely Incapacitated for ordinary then he Is entitled to nnd receives a total lability pen sion which is alBo known a one hundred per and i according to the rate fixed 1v the Kovcrnment of Iho country i io sOKi a a man is less than disabled he receives a pro portion of thetotal disability pension ettual to the proportion bis disability hears to the total Por in innn 50 per or one totally receives a pen nioii to 50 per of the total disability pension that one half of a The proportion or percentage that rny disability bears to total disabil ity has been most carefully calculat ed and determined by and is a fair ami generous as it iihle lo make The of the pension a ills man is to receive Is not fixed ny the lioiird of Pension Convniistfion The duly of the Hoard Is merely to determine ihe percentage of disabil and percentage is then in order to obtain the amount of pen sion to tho rated as laid down in UIH pension a purely govern mental act by The Board of Pension Commissioners through its medical boards and medical advisers iiiiiis to arrive an equitable esti mate of a mans dxpress this estimate percentage of to tal Whether the pension or compensa tion for total disability be established y the ponsion regulations at or tho estimate made by the Hoard of Pension Conimiftsionorri would nol he affected as it deijlfi only with per amounts of Thai In io say the Hoard of Pension Commis Miners administers this pension reguI as laid down by tho lwo men receive exactly similar for a wound In the right 1 goes to bos is treated and is cured no loss of use of bis arm noO goes to hospital and is after his ivound is it is found that he cannot use his arm as i veilas he could before he war wound edin fuel it is j I having no harmful afterj effects of bis is not pension able but i clearly entitled lo since his power to work and earn a livelihood Ii3fl been restricted as a result of the disability to Win lu other pensionable dis ability is tho injury to mans work ing capacity in the general labor mar ket not the Injury to body oth would be entitled compensation pen sion us Contrary to general anian s pension is by his himself for a tradu or taking up om Nor are his before the t war work and earnings taken into con sideration when liiR pension awardj A pension Is compensation for dis ability not payment for incapacity in nny particular lino or h raw eh of work so a pensioner naed not worry that Ills pension will be and bo finds employment or fits himself for ii or takes np moans of galniiiK it i pension lasts as Ions as the dis ability for which it was awarded ex ists Should tIKi disability for which n man was from thu imvy army bpcouio that for work Increase w time goes tin pensioner has iho rlgTil to ask for a re nny timie for the purpose of having Tils condition hii disabil ity roest should result ofthis exaniina lion tho dlsahility ui have in then tlm medical advisors of ilio Hoard of Pciiiion IlmimisssioiKjrs incriiise their iMi and this applied to the rate laid down in I pension will piiVide the i with i yiuutei amount of eompeiiKatiim or j On ihe oilier Mlioiild M ciindiVion thin lie is heifer able to should his disability dccrcnso as time when he reports for re which all pensioners miiflt do the medical ud of the Hoard of Jnnsiott Coin will determine the iigoof and tbe Commis sioners may reduce percentage estimate Any pensioner who Is diasaUnflod tlio nt made by the inedical OominlHuloners 111117 apply sit I rid Office forti Corl fieri o of ily form and wltlt go to hte own or any other have nn oxtmvinaifIon and have tho form filled If n the receipt of tills Ihe Hoard of Pen sion Commissioners that iho private doctors report warrantH fnr I tJtor onaminatlon by the mmlleal ad j rliWTs of then tlin of tho pensioners oxamltnilon by Hiu private doctor be paid by the Hoard to or ordJnury or 6 for examination iiiirlng the use of special ItvitnuneTrls or on Jitotlier It IB opinion of Hoard of Pen Iho on form ttot further examlnntton or then the himself shall pay tbe of such examination by such private pensioners nrdcrcd to pre sent themselves for RTK allowed irarelling ajid iivuig If they arc HrliiR ciwe vicinity of the place of examination they ivlll be paid day for every duy or of day Ulmy are absent from their em plrlynient for tho pnrpouo of 1C they live nt n from the place of pen sioners will ho paid actual ttyivellrm raid subsidence fn addition the a for fim period ot their absonco from lionro for the pur pone of thu nt the of ii day for room and fifty for each Sleeping car berth is Issued as per railway Pay in of these expenses will hu inado after the reexamination of the pen If i ueiiKioiKjv rtissatiisflert with Iho amount of his he has tho right to in or by coun 1 to fhn of Pension Comnii sioners its original de and such nppwnl will receive every if iho Hoard of Peninn Commissioners will order a of the pension er if is the will send a full explanation to I lie addition a married man is granted fOT his wife and children boys under varyins diivctly in according to the mails are in iho or the wife during her lifetime and the continuity of the in the case of until the girls become IT years of age and the bojai or until if that take place before of the ages of IT or For special whore mental or physical deficiency ihe allowances for children may be continued until they attain the age of These allowances vary from per person per annum The word lined in connec tion with the awarding ot allowance for pensioners includes a Our Own CVrrii I neotliiK of Dnherel M Society was held In th Dec The flnmml repn mid Stntemem and liabilities was to be iroumlfl nnd OAMCAU 15aPapineau For three T suffered great pain in the lower part of ioy with swelling or I saw wlio carefully examined rric and mo several tonics to did not help Then he told me I undergo an oper I refused to I heard about lruilalives and the wonderful results it was giving because I his medicine is made from fruit so decided to try The tirstbox gave great relief and I continued the taking six boxes my health is excellent I am free of pain and swelHnRand I give Fruitatives warmest a 6 for trial size A t all dealers or sent by lruitatives money In hnnl 1al Theie are n Jlosident He said be wan he condition of intl that we should encmn Vie to taltn more interest Jnf Jf fairs which bad l to pnople In the u Won and Improvement He said that the Htand behind the fair In that we had been that wo bail yrllli Ihoin for thlB your i the Lethbrldgo year in connection v which proved a both financially and evei said that ho thought V Cnrl Mi Andrew A lie A ed U i ell lo all f annual i Icnltnriil n hall on IruHHian according 1 cut assembly of 1 1C announce offii dispatch from to the fihiill be held d iotri f r i h 1 classes i Will bei connl Iy the Inn an 1 1 ell vc nine t e tnor ill 1 1 e Itiiv i ii i premi ifolll Illl I demoerallc taid Ki In mad1 dajH uflct he his wifes To him llnga Hint i time The liiivariaii 11 opponent s elf pfobilldv wollll he Hie only in ihe world to deny the UN friend i call him the great mini in hut bis euilliicS appaiiMill are incieaHing in Hn declare lie is an imperialist and Hefor ii man enn ohltiin activu In Winnipeg nl1 ihe Wsir Veteran he ahl lo establish that he actually fought in tho war on behalf of ade j ihe Hociety iRe peo n the hold n a great v nf cdiiea iwii Hhonld Of lie ihlipatid In ned in join i iiiconnt of ul us Ii the sin in iid snceeii lit bridge was and in respect whom the pensioner stood loco par entis asi adopted or foster rovided that this relationship existed before tile man enlistment or before he incurred his the allowance in respect of i wife may be given a pen sioner although not legally mar ried has lived with his unmarried wife for length of Lime prior to his and had represented her or caused her lo he kn iwn his wife provided always thnt he has not a legal wife in respect of whom he is Ilvble or for When a member of the forces is re ported killed or the pension his dependents shall be paid from tho first day of the month Iolljwing tiir month the of his death is m When a pensioner dies vs the rnsnll of th diiubilily for which he was pensioned the pension due his de pendents be paid from the day all where n pension awarded a widow or or of member of of an additional pay ment eunal to two pension shall be paid the first in addi tion to Ihe A widow on rumsirriagf to draw a but she is given pratniiy to one years and the allowances in respect to the children are jonlinued until iho boys art H years of age and the girls IT In the case of mental or phy sical tho allowance be continued until they reach age of The sion and allowances are aUow6d lo and their aro paid to under a false impression regarding tlm amalgamation of fair nnd wanted to know what tbe thought re garding holding a fair at home next i saiil Hint he was pleased with the results of the stampede held in in which was the of the good condition of fho It was moved by Tared that all officers be sustained and cimcies This was seconded by Jamen Anderson and canled untini There were thtpo vacancies j and Krnest Uunnlon I and Anderson nominated and The sentiment the muullug was strongly In favor holding a j I next U was decided lo ascertain the ion of the Ballots were j prepared and a vote was taken the I town voted for holding a fallin ami only There will be a poultry show and seed grain fair held in Ccorgu Hcatherluiw has beet Kind enough lo offer the society his fim large building for the The directors appreciated the use of ill is building from year to and wish lo thank jleiilhersluiw for the Officeis of the Duseiv Htdely as they now stand president ist viceprosidtnt Lcvi 2nd vice tiie unmarried widow sailor or and the of stVh a provid ceased and niimaiTied of a decdflscd children born d I hat the de widow lived together as man and wife for a rea of All allowances childrtn on their PiMiHionera not hesitate to i their Uiftrict Office in to any matter on which they have any j doiifbt or District i are the connecting link between pen sioners and the bend office ot the Beard of inr HUMS may always assured that tot only will their In ilttiries be treated with courtesy and liind bin that every infor n tton and tho Ofiicc can give will bo cheerfully In in a nan should upon liis Oilice or address IWs inquiry to the of rs for Give a WARSAVINGS STAMP for Christmas HJY a WarSavings Stamp at any MoneyOrder Post Bank or other place displaying the WarSavings Stamp 1 wi 11 cost At the same time ask for a Certificate and affix the Fill in the name and address of your of your other person for whom your gift is and there you have the most of grits 1 Youmight in presenting It is worth four dollars in cash right now at any post but I advise you hold it because the promise of the DoSion of Canada to pay you Five Dollars on the first day of This is a baby earning and make it a bigger bond by saving up and buying more It is easy to buy because for every 25 cents you save you can get a THRIFT 16 of which on a Thrift Card will be exchanged for a After the purchase price of increases 1 cent a monththe interest The cash surrender value increases Certificates one or more stamps can be registered at the Post Office against loss by or other A gift of a WarSavings Stamp is more than a gift of It may well mean the commencement of habits of to the great benefit of both the individual and the country at Look for the Sign worth January 1924 365 Happy Reminders of You 410 Give him a Gillette for It is a very difficult thing to determine exactly a mans fancy in the matter of and other common But you cannot go wrong if you give him a It is the really useful something that he would select if you consulted Imagine what it means to a man to have a chin as smooth as yoin to have his shaving time reduced to 5 so that he can shave every how grateful he will feel to you 365 times in the Buy him a Gillette Safety It represents the most happy inspiration as a and is five dollars well Sold at all druggists and hardware Gillette Safety Razor of The Ideal Christmas Expenditure 00 ;