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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE.EIfiHT Tin-: LKTiinwno.E DAILY UERAU) TUESDAY. FEBHl'AHY '1, 19VJ The Scheme For The Soldiers' Settlement In th'J whole ivorlc any such person who has served in the naval or military expeditionary force cf Canada tlic present war; fb) any such person who h estimated lie I'isis cf the agri- productiveness ot the land isj Uie commercial value of auy other given; also, that tile appli- cant has the nlniity to from land a fair living for himsflf and M auy ?ucn pCT-pon. ivho. being a BrUijii snbject resident iu Canada before the vrar, Itas engaged ia artive serrice at one of the treats of war In either the naval or military forces of any of His ilajesty's Allies in the present war: id) the ividow of auy person describ- eJ above who died on aciive Loans to Txwi.i? may be made by the Soldier Eeltleuient Board to settUrs entitled zs above for any of the follawing: ob- jects; Ihe acqi'Orins oi land lor agri- cultural purposes, the payment of in- cnmhraticos on agricultural land, the erection of farm biiildiags, the pur- chase pi niachinery and equip- ment and such olhET purposes the Board may approve. The money loan- j3 sball bs expended tinder tbe super- vision of the Hoartf. Security and Amount In making any loan, it IE provided that Settlement Board must be satisfied that the'Taloe of the security offered is sufficient to justify the amount of the loan, the.Talue be- as I turned soldier wuo wishes to make liication under the Act is to procure Settlement Tioard a blanl: preliminary- information form This may be done by addressing the Soldier Settlement Board at Ottawa or preferably the local Provincial Of [ice of the Board. The record's in tho Militia Department at Ottawi will then be lted for a report on the ap- ence included introduction to parlia meat of now soldier settlement embodying power for the board lo ac 'uf.'i.SS quire, by expropriation or otherwise 1.271 lands in auy province either direcll> KM or through provlnciallr constituted I boards. If acquired oui I board should have f'rsl privilege, foi It is to be noted that the provis.ons limUed ,ime to takl, aarae nt co? if the above act loci chiefly lo the ,Mn, soldiers prcferenc settlement of men- upon Do- aH Iana ncnulreii (ll general sys minion crown lauds and to assisting lcm_, Ollr J3 to Dc cm them in financiug firm operations polvered lo purchase stock and equli tlitrcon ami as well to the rendering mcnl for EoMie.T5 vail provide so of financial assistance to men w1tordiers wjth and building plans, owned or have procured inrms of. jitaa3 as above will b AROUND THE PIECE, TABLE you will find all ilie hungry, husky any time of day, any time if the "piece" table holds ters yoimgst of the year Shredded Wheat the favorite breaJdasi cereal of children areheauHhy and normal. li is one hund red per wasted or thrown vwsy. The food to study on, to work on. It is ready-cooked aaid to serve without kitchen worry or botherLwith milk or cream or stewed fruits MADE IN CANADA member shall be entitled to ihe benc-1 qualified, issue fits of the Act if the discharge ccrti- ficate, or may a Qualification Certi- yrescribc agricultural their own and are able to give first lo S0idier3 On a uicrtlzation iilah'ricate or certificate of service granted training to ue taken by tho applicant mortgage security for any financial as-, of twenly or joiigor at five ver him by tho Department of Militia and Before appearance before t Qualifier- 11st a nee rendered. I cent- Interest. Kadi suWIer's iitlot- It was eariy found that the amount ment of land to be limited by ot Dominion crown suitable and not acreage, and suggested limit five available for the purpose ot soldier thousand. Kadi soldier io pay one- settlement was insufficient io satisfy tenth down, with discretion to boanl the requirements couIU 'reason-: in Tcry special cases to relieve of ably ne expected and that, while ad- ditions could be made to available land, chiefly in tiiore remote parts. by very considerable public etfpendi- ihis obligation. Board then provides soldier with slock and equipment up (o fifiecn hundred, no interest for two yearsk and five per lure, the entire problem could not be 'cent., short term. As soldier improves adequately taken care ot until means land, board advance up to one Defence, or other military authorities as the ease may be, shows able conduct or re-curd. Qualification Committee snail be appointed in advisory capacities under the Soldier Settlement Hoard in each province to determine the tlons of applicants. The committee shall be satisfied that each applicant is qualified as to (a) military sen-Ice, (b) physical and personal thnfss lo farm, (c) capital or assets, and (dj plicant's military reconL- and if ihi report shows the applicant to be all glhlc as a settler, a' certificate of hi eligibility vriil be issued to him. Hi application and qualiflcation to fam may then be dealt with. Operation of Act Up to tbe 1st of. November, 1913, loans to nine hundred and seventy-five retumed soldiers aggTegatlng were iound to acquire privattly owned thousand dollars additional, repayable experience tton Committee, or render such deci- sion as is appropriate to the case. 11. The Soldier Settlement Board shall make such further provisions and regulations as to procedure and otherwise in determining the quallfi- .-ations of the applicants as are deem-, by the Board necessary and vrbtcir are not inconsistent with these regu- lations. (Sgd.) Hodolphc.. Boudreau, Clerk of the' Privy Council, j on amortization plan. Indian lands, The desirability of acquiring lards'adequately surrendered and specially privately owned arose not cnly from available government lands will be ihe fuc: that available crown lands j also made available for sale Ui sol- were tco but also from who will then he entitled to as- circumstance that Dominion crown sistance under above plan. Soldiers lands were to he-found only in four; securing land privately where terms provinces of the Ly hoard also entitled to it was manifestly only fair and right.; assistance for equipment and to that federal activities in soldier set-lion-it assistance for improvement as 2. Any applicant wishing to mate application under the Act he re- quired to fill up a Pcelimlnary Infor- mation Form which shall be Iu the form provided by the Hoard. The samo shall be fonvardeM to the Pro- 6S5.00 had been approved. One huu- moment should be carried on adequate-- above. A scheme of practical dred and sixty-two applications for hy and vigorously in all the provinces.: tural education has been matured and loans were under consideration at it further seemed economically eound is now in ojeration. Major Ashton and th'at date. Six hundred and seventy- lire soldier entries had'been made oa Dominion Lands. 1p prairie prov- inces under the provisions of the Act. Representations having been r'atle by too Gieat War Veterans and bod ies that there we re in ste rn Canada this ipring a large number of returned soldier farmers who needed rij-habilitatEon lo -enable them tn sue- that the stale should' for those pur- Hallcy overseas now to inaugurate poses so direct Us policy as to brins work Meet careful provision into production areas of land now pri- will be mad.e for testini vately cmned but fcr "one reason or the other not under cultivation. It is, therefore, proposed that at tho approaching session of tbe Dominion parliament legislation fce enacted giv- ing to the soldier settlement' board power for the acquirement of.prirale- the applicant may he required by the Supervisor til appear in person before a Qualification Committee. !.'_ All applicants shall he required before t'nelr applications can be dealt with to produce certificates ot dis- I charge or other documentary evidence from Of Sfilltia ntld THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 'heir militarj- Ecrvlco.ana the character and detcrmtnauon Inereot Incorporated 1869 Montreal HeadOfike Capital' Authorized Capital Paid Up Reserve Fund.............................. Tolil'Assets......................... Oveh President, Sir Herbert S. Holt. Vice-President and "Managing Director, B. L. Pease. General Manager, C. E. Xeill. Supervisor or Central TVeatern Branches, :Hooert CampbeM. Special care siren to Savings Accounts, Savings Bank Department at all Branches. A general Banking Business Transacted. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH.........W. A, PARKER, Manager MAGRATH BRANCH.........J. K. ATKINSON, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH................W. R. McKAY, Manager TABER BRANCH G. DICKSON, Manager of all applicants, arid cnly probably i Iroru the D _ successful'men accepted. After set- Mfcnce, or other proper military tleinentierery possible supervision jthsrHta.as the may bo. and encouragement will be given. J hoinesteadable lands 05 crown by proi-. as-required by the Soldier Settlement ___, ---j---'Act and regulations thereunder, and the responsibility shall bo upon all applicants oi having 1n their possea- alen and producins tbe official docu- ments from the proper military au- thorities establishing their military sen-ice. In all cases where such evl ince" may be noinesteaded and soldier ly owned lands bv t'lpropriati'on or' givenjisjislance thereon under plan othenviEe for the purposes of soldier of present act. (Siened) JIEIGHEN'. The Matter, of Loans following order-in-council has also been passed: settlement Tha iniffUter of the irv terior has also urged upon represen- tatives of the proviucia! gpvernmeTits that in any cases where land is ac- quired by such governments for gen- eral settlement purposes a preference should be given in the disposition M such land (o the returned sowier. It Is requested that any lands so ac- h be first available for rrarclraselUie oth of April, IfilS .and by Secliou Sellleraent Hoard shall be given by the soldier settlement board Ihe regulations under the said renuircd to obtaining from the proper the price ot acquirement anil (or aiAct concerning the granting -of tree iniilitarj- authorities or Pension Boards limited time. In Uiis way the prln-j entries on Dominion Lands, approved the information required. idple of preference would 4e Council on' the Hlh of May, MIS, i. It.is provided by Section idencc is not satisfactory, the Quail C of the regulations, passed under the flcation Committee or Supervisor may authority of Uie Soldier Settlement' reserve decision until the applicant Act, concerning tha granting ot loans'lias obtained the necessary evidence to settlers, approved by Council on The best assistance of the Soldier Banking Service VOUR banking may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE till, "Upon the applicant's right as a settler heing satisfactorily estab- lished, 2 statement in the form of an Attestation ot such right sign- ed by the Chairman of the Board. b6 -iceucu {o such applicant.' And Whereas Qualification Commit- iiieir [urt oi .-.urai as win tecs are being appointed in cacli prov- prevent specalatlve increases in the incc ot the Dominion under the Sol value of idle The success of, dler Settlement Boird determine visor its decision respecting each a: these efforts will, of enure the qualifications of applicants lo plicant. whether he is a person qua! to the benefit of tho soldiers In keep-i benefit according to. the provisions oC fled as above, or is disqualified on on ing to the lowest limit consistent with I the Act and (tf convey iheir findings or more of the above-mentioned dealing the cost of their farms, on each case to the Provincial Supc-r- j grounds, or is recommended for Irani- The soldier settlement hoard haatviror of the Hoard; ing at an agricultural school or with and firmly established. A reference to the plans of the de- partment of immigration and coloniza- tion, iooHIng to an aggressTve general land settlement policy, will show that such plans invite and urge the co-op- eration oX provincial governments and hy the enactment on 5. Any applicant holding an "At testation" issusd by ihe Board cert tying to his eligibility so far as mill lary. service is concsrned, subject, I his ability to farm being approved may be required to appear before (Jnillllcatfoh Committee-before an a] plication from him.for loan is deal with. C. The Qualification Commute shall convey to the Provincial Stipe expressed the opinion that it in the interests of the returned And Whereas it is desirable in order'a practical farmer or otherwise. The to deal promptly with cases that Iho record cf the decision shall ho men and would lend to the success Provincial Supervisors shall have au-jby the Chairman ot the Qualification of the soldier settlement generally ifithorily lo Issue certificates that Oornmittco or person acting for him. they be given power ia acquire no! plicanLs arc qualified to benefit under I 7. In each cnae where Ihe applicant oaly lanil but also stock and equip, the Act with reference to the approved as qualified to benefit un- ment such as Is required for farmineiat Ottawa, and it is deslroWp. to am-1 der the Act, Iho Provincial Supervisor operations. To what extent the exer- end Iho regulations accordingly; (shall issue to the applicant a Qualifi-; else of this power will be found neces- sary cannot of course he Ftated. is believed, however, that by t means the board will be enabled Anil Whereas Ihe benefits ot Iho Act 'cation shall be inj It are Ifmlt'Al !ci members of tho cspc-ia form prescribed by the Rnard. In lis'dltlonary forces specified in the Act'other casts the applicant shall be noli- to'Who have left Ihe forces ivilh honor-; fled of Ihe training required, or other bo of considerable lielp. The able record or have been honorably ments submitted'to parltamcni will, discharged, and doubt exIalR as to Fires Break Out and thieves break in, Don't risk first, or invite the second, by keeping ihoney in the house. Put it in The Merchants Bank, where it will, be safe from always availablei-and earn interest at highest current rates. THC BANK Hud Office: Monlrof. OF CANADA EsUbli.hed 1864, decision of the Committee-. 8. Such Qualification Certificate therefore, eittnd this power to [he.what tcrvlce constitutes honorable re- shall entitle the holder thtrcof to he hoard. cord and what is-fneanHiy being rlis- dealt with as an onplicant for soldier The assistance of the board willthargeil honorably, anil the Soldier grant entry on available Domlmon ho available to a soldier settler In so-! Settlement Uoard has recommended Lands, or as an applicant for n loan nil lecling lands, in order lo enable him; that a dolinlllon be ma_tle_ of those :the security of lund, as provided in, to get the best value possible In Imrl and to ensure that the land on which he may settle will be or such fertil- ity as with the exercise of "reasonable peraevcrcnce and skill will return a comfortable living for himself and family. If Ihe ictllcr i> to make good, either on an improved farm or a piece raw land to Ihe extent of malting It pay for itself, he liai lo fit in ills surroundings. He and his family must be satisfied with Iho life. Ills capital, his physique and his prrfer- ence should fit his farm. Therefore, in order lo slnrt him rlghl, qualifica- tions hoards, comprised of men who memters wl.o are entitled to benefit Act and the regulations iliercun-l under the Act; Thcrclore His Excellency tlie Ciov- Pending examination and deiu- ernor Central In Council, on the re- slon by a Qualification Committee, Iho commendalloii of the Minister of lite Supervisor may, the applicant Is ell- Inlerlor, ami of the Soldier Sclllcment 'gMe by reason of mililnry service to Hoard, Is pleased to msky and pro-' benefit under the Act, recommend scribe'the following regulations (o be such applicant for entry on Dominion "Qualification Regulations" of the Lands Iho Soldier Setllomcnt Soldier Board and are hereby and prescribe'! accordingly. Qualification ReguHtiont Pending amendment by sfalulf. have iiractltal knowledge of me Vf fa rniins, LEI HBRIDGE BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, MOBLBPORD atiANCH. K. J, DINNING, Mm. v, A. EBERLV, M, A. KILFATRICK, Aclinj Mtaaler. being inaugurated In the provinces. Courses are being insti- tuted at agricultural urtotils or firrrns in every prov- ince of the Dominion. He will bs as- sisted by board lo locale suit- ably, Afier lie located, ?.-ill still he helper! anil supervision be 1. defining eligiblfiiy, Ihe mcmhers of the cxpedlllonafy forces specified in the Soldier Settlement Act eli- gible lo benefit thereunder as "set- tlers1' are f'ncsc members who heen discharged or left the force's af- ter having served In an actual dis- charged ot war or onlslde llie connlry in which onllsted, or In tho cnse of Ihe Canadian Bxpeclitlon- ary I'orccf, after having Jervcrl in Canada only and having recolved In given as lo tils initial expenditure, jury or disability due lo tcrvicc for and efforts are being made lo fit- which pension has been .granted; or range with the departments of cgrl- the-widows of any who died culture of the provincial goverr.n-.cntt.-on such Act and regulations thereunder, suli' Jed to conflrmallon after a decision of Ihe Qualification Committee giv- Application tor such entry shall made in Iho prescribed manner, and the agent of Dominion Lanrla shrtll rt'scrve Ihe lanil. If available, without Issuing r-. certificate, of entry pcifdlng examination by a Qualification Conv mllloc. and pending agricultural Iraiiv Ing of NIC applicant, -until notified of the final decision of Iho Hoard. Tho applicant In tho meantime fchalt not take- possession tho land and shall have' no rights In reaped Ihereto. before appearance before a Qualifier llcallon or in the event of Quillficalion Comindloea not rncot ing within a reasonable lime, Iho Su perrlsor In special cases of urg that no'oncy if satMlwl that tlii arplicnnl It Woodland Farm, Wednesday Morning Dear Jane, s At last c found a moment to answer your very welcome letter. That's as far as J. got, when I heard a terrible noise in the kitchen, and rushing in, found that Bobby had pulled a pan of boiling water off the stove ana scalded himself badly. Just imagine! I ten miles from the nearest doctor and no one here to help! Thank goodness Tom has always in- sisted upon keeping Zam-Buk in the house. The poor little chap was in such awful pain it was I could do to hold him while I plastered the Zam- Buk on his arm and leg. Then I bound them with'strips'torn from an old and now he's actually asleep! Could you believe it I always knew Zam-Buk was good s.tuff, but I'd no idea it ;was so wonderful for ending pain. -AVhtteyer should I have done without it! This started out to be a but it sounds more like a testimonial for Zam-Buk J I'll send it off anyway, because I want to ask if you'll please send me half a dozen boxes of Zam- Buk as soon as you get this, as I hava only enough for one more dressing. Yours in haste, Mary Mothfrsl Ilie hint! be wiltiout i boi of Ztm- Jluk on ihtll. Nol only lor ICjUs, I'uinl lod CUU, but ecrcma, ringworm, Mood-poisoning, culd lores, tie. it is uiltioul equll. And II no Ibaa 01010x9 ointmentl, 50c. ill dealerfc v FEB. 1919 WINTER CflRtllUflL SKATES CURLING HOCKEY ;