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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^All RDAY, DECEMBER U. 191S THE LETHBRlDCiE DAILY . iin.i _________ �- *........���! rfERALD P \GE SEVEN How Pensions Are Awarded All Regulations Are Fixejl' by Law and the Board of Pension Comrrjissioners Merely Administers Them. ]''rom Ris'cONSTRUC'TfOiV, Hiillotin Published by the Bepiutmonf; o� Soldiers' Civil�Rc-ostahlishmcnt." Following: ni-Q tether liii.- J)0i'tant points ill coniiec^lou' with Canada's pdns'lo'ii ^legislation find aclmliilstratlon, � oi � ^vJilch all Ihterost-od ill tlio retunTlriK nrmy slfduld 'ho lully aware': , \ ' ' A iieiiBlouable disability is esti--ii(tiiated only hy the otfect it may liavc ij|fiipon a man's capacity for work in ��the general labor market. A man wot entitled to a bigger compen- lic is botfier able to Avork-that Is, should Ills disability docrcase as 'time goes on^-theiii, when lie r&ports for reexaralnation, wlilch uU pensioners must do iieriodl6ally,_ the medical advisors wf the Board of Pension Com-nilsstonei's will determine the paroent-age ot iraprovement and the Oommla-sioners may reduce 'thi} . iiercentage estimate laccordingly^; j � . Any pensioner.'Btnip.:,.is diasatisflftd nation than his disability demands-1 with tlia eBtiraivte..,o�, lilB dliMiblUty becauHo lie cannot return to his m made by the medical emiriijers former employment or means of appointed Jj^ the Bo^rd of. � Perisdon ilIve,lihoofl. in- this connection his OonimlssioneTS may ^apply at* hl� TJiiv-"pportunlly. is given him in the offer trict Office for u/Ceftffipaito'of iriis'aiil-by tbo go'veruinont of a. course ot tly form (B.P.C Sl'SV/anxl.T^&'l^Uls industrial retraining " during wlilch ' so to hie own or any other Vioctor, Hie receives subsistence allowance Iviitc nn oxamlnatton made and have ifor himsclE and his dependents, the form tilled in. If on the receipt iSiich a course,' which is given by the of this certificalo the Board of Pen-liivalided Soldiers' Commission, will slon Commia.s1oners considers tlio pquip ]i!m tor a trade or occupation p'rivBtB doctor's report warrants furr to which lie is suited despite his disability. Evory man before bo is diaclwirged from the army or navy is medically examined m boarded, and it is by tlio result of rills examiniition llie Board of Pension OomnilHsioners 1.S mainly guided in estimating the inaus-disability a^jd the amount, of tlior oxaminalion by the medical ad risers of tJie Board, then the coet of the jiensloners' examlcition by Uio private doctor will be paid by the Board .up to Incapacitated for ordinary work, then he is entitled to nnd receives a "total disability pension.'�^' which is also knomi as a "one hundred per cent, pension," and uinountT (according to the rate fixed by the government of tlio country) lo e00 a year.\lt a man is less than totaH,v> disabled he receives a proportion'oY'dv'o* total disability pension r-qual to the proportion his disability bears to the total, djsability. For in-Riiince-man 50 per cent., or one-haia totally disabled, receives a pen-Kioii equal to 50 per; c.ent, pt.the total disability pension; that is, _oue halt or $600 a year.' j. �!;  �   The /li-oportibn' or percentage that Buy disability bears to total disability lias been most carefully oaloulat- | Whether the pension or comperisa-tlori for* total dlaabillty be ostabjished by the ponsioii regulations at ?C00 or' ifljOllO, the estimate made by the Board (if Pension Conihii.'isioners v.'ould not bo affected as it dc'woi'8e, that is,.slvoultl his 'inca,pacity for work increfiso ae time goes on, thq pensioner has tbo right to ask for a le examination at; a jsreater amount- of compeusation or jienftion. On the other hand,- ybonld j � man's '(jnnditinn Improve so thai MMf. F. GAREAU 158 Papineau Ave., Montreal. "For three years, I suffered greali pain in the lower part of my body/ with swelling or bloating. I saw a specialist, who carefully examined me and gave me several tonics to take, whicli did not help me. Then he told me I must undergo an opcSr-ation. This, I refused to permit. I lieard about 'Fruil-a-dves' and the wonderful results it was giving because this medicitie is made from /ruit juices, so decided to try it. The first, box gave great relief; and I continued the treatment, taking six boxes more. Now, my health is excellent - I am free of pain and swelling;-and I give 'Fruit-a-tives' my woi'tnest thanks". Mme. F. GAREAU. 50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 2-5c. At all dealers or sent by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. II. b. Soarle. .1. Ii. Klric, Joseph Kv-iiii.';. llardid Wood, Karl Harkor, Emil Ktilcrt, Wni. .Jacobs, .Tared Mercer, lOnii'st Hnnnlon, James Anderson, Miv. Will. Palmer, >rrH. Austin Bciiiiett. Mrs. Carl Poulsen, Mrs. ,T. H. Turner, 'Mrs/ Andrew Uasmusson, .Mifs Lettie PRUSSIAN ELECTIONS /From One Own Corrosr.-.Ti.itnt) ^MAGIlATIt, Bee. 'l2.-The annual SNEfl SEEMS TO . BE MlJKIOir. Dec. .1 J'resij). -"if doniocracy spreads to -all voice uulsidc tlie door reminding hint that II. wn.s time ft go totlie thcatry.' The Bavarian leader is un idoallsl-llls opponents say so and lillsner him-Kcif probably would he the only pcr-ao in till: world tn deriy the sUlega-tlon. His friends call liim "the great;-(ist man in GHrmany','' but his enemies wlio apparently arc increasing in Bavaria, dcfl.are he is an "IniporlallsC - (Associated iT" '"-('""""t: Idealist." country in llie world," .laid Kurt Ki.s-SlatemeiU of re�ourc-|Cnl assembly oC Pni.'iaifi, ehall be held . ner, tlicj Bavarian premier, in concludes and liabilities was -glvfii .showing eight days after the elections for the ing an informal cull tho.-rei>ortor made - national assembly. today, as ho heard his wife's in.sistont ot^; day tihsy are absent fram their em-p'lUyment for the pm-pose of re-exam- jijation. If they live at a distance' ' -� � �' - � � �� ---rr==: from the ailace of examlnittlon, pen- step-child and a"child in respect ot sloners will be paid actual titevelling whom the pensioner stood "loco par- prepared Mdaj-oto was laken at the a-rid subslflteuce expenses, in Mditlon entis," that is,-as natural, adopted or to the ?1.10 a. day, for tlie period ot foster father, jirovided ah^ys that this their absence from homo for the pur- relationship existed before tiJe-mans pose ot the examination, nt the rates enlistment or beforer he incurred bis of ^IM a day for room and fifty cents disability. Similarly, the allowance in for each rnea!. Sleeping car berth is respe-ct of a wife may,be given a peu-iaaned as per railway receipt. Pay- sioncr who. although not legally married, has lived with his unmarried wife for a rcaaanable length of time prior to his enlistiaent, and had represented her or caused her to he Unawn as, his wife; provided always lH%t be has hot a legal wife In respect of whom he is liable oi- responsible for maihtenanee. i AVhen a member of-the forces is'reported killed or dead.tbc pension due Ills depundeiiis shall be paid from the firsl day of the nipnth following llie month the report of, his death is made. AVheh'u pensioner dies ivs the resulf,. of the disa'bilily for which he was pensioned the iiension due hia de-4 ]n addlliaa to toU pe.nsion, a married pCTdehts shdll be. paid' from, the day sonable length of titM All allowances i man Is granted ellowancesfop his wife .following his, do^tl/., / .� " . children' cbas.e iiii^nlatically ouj ' � In. all ca'stw where a.'pension' i.s �tlielr'niarriagt'. . ?!."'.,., 'i awarded a widow or children, or both. Pensioners shou-Iil not''IicsUate to � (}f a dece.i,se,d member of the. I'lorces consuU tlieir IMstrict. Office In regard j (�:ii account of deat-ii^ an additional pay-��to aiiy matter on which they have any j meut equal to two months' pen.sion'doid)t or iincertainly. District Oti'ices I are ih6 conneciing link between ;pen-sioners; .and thp head office 6f'' the Board 'ut Peusion Cqninilssiouers tor ......_________., ______ 00PP.5NilAGKX, Doc. 11.-The meeting ot the Dgberet .ARrioiiltiir'al' PruKsian govornniunt announces offi- classes as 1 believe possible. Oernuuiy �Society was -Jiald In the town Iiall on cially, according lo a dispatch from will becmno the moat domocratic Dec. 7ih. The annual repoi I was read Berlin, thai, elections to the coiistitu- ........ -�� and accepted. Statement of resoiirc-, [63 was -glvfii showing assets to he: ' firounds and buildings, f 2,500.00; money In bank ?r!?,7.2]. Total J2.83T.21. Thol-e are no liabilities. President D. W.^Blghani made a few rafeprkp.; J-te said 'he was "ucouraged JeigetV'^iiig.the eomlUipn of Uie society liii that >*'e should encourMge the poo- ; j)ie:,'f(?jWilfe more lnterei;t in the bold-1 Jn|;;.ii a great! bBli),'tp.>l)eople In Qie way of educa-l Mjjit and Improvement of livestock.; otc." Ho said that the lown Khould � stand behind the fair in case ile-, ficit, that we had-been oliilgated to � I^ethbrldge, that we had Mgreed to join ; with tliem for this year on account of: the support Ijethbrldgo Iiiul given us., last year in connection v.iili the stam- i pede which proved a KiHnd succckr ; both finianclally and every other way,; aaid that ho thought Lehtbridgo was > under a false impression regarding the amalgamation of fairs and wanted ! lo know what the people thought regarding holding a fair ml home next year. Kd. Hodges, secretary-ireasurer, said ; that he was pleased willi the results , ot the s^mpedo held ill I^thbKdgt. � ill IDIT, which was the �;auBe of the I good condition of flio as.ioclatlou. f It was moved by Jaied A. fiercer I that all officers be; sustained and vacancies filled. This- was seconded by Jamefl Anderson and carried unaiii-raotisly. There were three vacancies and .tared A. Mercer.'Eriiest Bounion and James Anderson were nominated and sustained. The sentiment of the meeting Was strongly In fayoir" 6f holding a fair, next year. Jt was decided to ascertain the opinion of the townspeople. Ballots were l-leforc a man can obtain active inemhcrs'liip in tho "vViiinipeg branch ot the (Ircat War Veterans he must bo able lo establish that lie liidually fmiglit in the war on behalf ot the miles. a WAR-SAVINGS STAMP � _:_____[_:_' - ' � _ - ' for Christmas ! mon* of these expenses will bo made after the re-examiuatiou of the pensioner. ' . � If ii i^ensioner is* dissatiflflefl with tho amoimt of his pension, be has the . right to appeal. In persqn, or by coun-' sell to l-he Board of T^e'nsicu Compils-.sionors direct, against its original decision, and such apiienl -will receive (isnvy 'consideration. If necessaiy, tbe '^Board of.Pension t'ommis.sloner8/v,-ill order a re-examlniuion ot the pension-I er; if re-examination is nmiecessary, tlie Board will send u full .explanation to the p(!n.sioner. town hall. 'iZl voted for holding a fair in 191S, and only 2:; against. | There will be a TiouUry show and �. seed grain fair held In .Wagrath, Jan. , Stli. � George Heatherjhaw has been ' kind enough to offer tlie society his fine-large building tor ilie purpostUY a War-Savings Stamp at any Money-Order Post Office, Bank, or other place displaying the War-Savings Stamp sign. This will cost $4.00. At the same time ask for a Certificate and affix the W.-S. S. thereto. Fill in the name and address of your frie;ad, of your boy, girl, dr other person for whom your ^ift is intended, and there you have the most desirable of gifts! You'might say, in presenting it, "It is wbrth four dollars in cash right now at any post office, but I advise you to hold it because it is the promise of the Dominion of Canada to pay you Five Dollars on the fiyst day of 1924. "This is a "baby bond", eariiin'g interest, and >ou�can make it a bigger "bond" by saving up and .buying inore stamps. It is easy to bus' W.-S. S. because for ievery 25 cents you save you can get a THRIFT Stamp, 16 of which on a Thrift Card will be exchanged for a W.-S. S." After January, 1919, the purchase, price of W.-S. S. increases 1 cent a: month-the interest earned. The cash surrender value increases also. Certificates-with .'one or more stamps can be registered at the Post Office agiainst loss by fire, theft, or other cause. A gift of a War-Savings Stamp is more than a gift of cash. It may well mean the commancement of habits of Thrift, to the great benefit of both the individual and the country at large. \ Look for the Sign WW..S.S. worth $50. \ January hi, 1924 for pensioners' children, includes a; widows and their children are � / " '--i-I ... --- jwed to'the Secretary, Board ,oI Pensioners | paid to for Canada, Ottawa,"Oiitarlo. / 5rn 365 Happy Reminders of You mi 410 Give him a Gillette for Ghristmas. It is a very diflficult thing to determine exactly a man's fancy in the matter of cigars, neckwear, books, and other common gifts. But yoUj cannot go ^w^ you give him a Gillette. It is the really useful gift, � something that he w^uld select if you consulted him., Imagine what it means tol a man to have a chin as smooth as youi owh^^to have his shaving time reduced to 5 minutes, so that he can( s^^ Imagine, too, how grateful he will feel to you 365 times in the year. Buy him a GilletteTSafety Ra?j3r. It represents the most happy inspiration as a gift, and is five dollars yell spent, r- Sold at all jewelers, druggiatB and hardware dealers. ' . Razor Co. of Canada^Umited, -^^^ The; Ideal Ghtristmais Expenditure $5i2 16 ;