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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'mm. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19.1018 THfi LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE fHAT'SOmNXAW OF PA'S Pai Wasn't in the Mood Iqr That Kind of a Bargain. By Wellington IS AH mmfvmfi, WILL ESTABLISH jCanadiah Government Announces Plan "to Provide Agric� ultural Training for � Soldiers ' OttawB.-Hon. Arthur Melghen, miiUftter of the Interior in a statement just'lsslied announced the plans under the Land Settlement Act for soldiers' scheme, under which soldiers 'will gain agricultural experience and be enabled to go on-tho land. The statement as follows:. 'lAdequate facilities are i>roTlded by the Soldiers' Settlement Board to en-al)Ie,men desirous vif taking up land imder, the Soldier Settlement -Act' to obtain the experience and qualiflca-tiphs necessary. In order to utilize the dempbiUzatlo'h peil'od, which will extend OTer many'months, a;number of training farms will be established In Great Britain. Preliminary steps have: already ;been taken to this end by the board in conjunction with the Canadian. department of militia and the IChalci �Dnlverslty. The farn|is will be organized as schools of Instruction in � the' 'essflhttals of farming under Canadian conditions. They will provide nn Intensive OQurae of about three itionths .duratioi, the staffs, being se-Jected from service men'v^ho,were lorniorly' Conneite'd .with agricultural teachjjng., /�. .'lA course of wort' has been prepared at tile request of the board by the commissioner of agricultural iii-stTUCtlon, W.. Jp Black for use both 5n Canada and Great Britain. It bears little / similarity to, the regular agricultural college course being designed^ to teach inexperienced men the every; day operations of the farm rather than' the;*cientlflc principles underlying agriculture. It is proposed by Its means to carry the men along from a point where they know nothing of farming lo;a |io|ntf^wh&r^e:they >wllbhaye.re-oognlzed that the best school Is/the �weTJ-taannged (farm, provldtd the ifamw himself Is: sympathetically dtepogadi 9o i^ucb depends on this aspect of the matter that a very careful selection will 'bc^ made among the IprpipreBBlye fanners of the country, who are lirepa;red to render public i^lifted flSFTlce Jii'this coQneotlon. ; WinBe'Follow-Up Sehtme. .��tt Is' the Intention to Inaugurate h follow-up fscheme with the cooperation: of proylnclal agricultural ,de-U^nients, whereby the men will 'b6 advised and Instructed after they go � upon the land. This plan contemplates othe provision of local - short conrsea, dealing, with the more .advanced phases of instruction,-^ similar to these now provided for' farmers and farmers' sons by the local re-Ijrejfentatlves of ^gricultjuraj-depart-mentp and by other extension ser-:vlcss,��ky .,; ..;"At^onttOn,Is called to the. if act that tHe programme outlined relates oniy to those.inexperienced in farming, lilxperienced" men who':BatlBfy 'the soldier' board tHat "^hey posD^sa a reasonable fitness for farm life/ '^aiid' .(Specla) to the.Herald) -Fernle, Nov. 18-Owing to tho facV that a few of the outlying districts not having reported the amounts subscribed at. tlio'close of Saturddy;s;busltiess, the exact amount of the Victory Loan in the Fernie district is not available at this time. So far as reported,' the total amounts to $285,000, and it Is expected that between three, hundred and. ninety and four hundred thousand w'.ll be the final figures for Fernie district. TIjIb.Ib a grand showing when the fact'that the Victory Loan committee had to devote two weeks of Its time exclusively, to the battle against the virulent attack of the influenza, Which Ifadiat one time over fifteen hundred patients, suffering from the rapid spread of the epidemic is taken into account. Many members' of the committee were sufferers and had to go to bed during jthe last wnek. ' ' Two deaths Two deaths from the influenza are tiv report today; J. Giovanni Mariano, aged 37, died from pneumonia, following the intluenza, last night, ,iud the infant child of Mrs. Seville, -born in the king's Hotel, two weeks ago, died this morning having developed tue symptoms pi^ influenza. � ,, ,Th6. Emergency hospital at the Nap-anee.rhotel will be closed but tomorrow, alL.'the patients having been discharged or. tak^n to-the Fernie hos' pital, where all patients which develop the influenza will be care'd for'unless another outbreak of the epidemi^c should necessitate reopening the'emergency hospital again. There are several. outside patients still being treated, and this will be the case for some time yet but: It is felt that the epidemic is now under sa control, and with due caution there will be no further outbreak. .. * The puUic schools have been- closed until after the Christmas ho^days, and most of the teachers are going to their homes for a very much needed rest. � v troops have made" solemn entry into Saarbur, Diesez and Mohrangan. "In Alsace we Kaie crossed Col Savrene and have installed our advance Blianl'at the gates of Wassel-heim and Molshelm. Further south we are in proximity of the Rhine from north of Neu Brlesac, as far as the Swiss 'frontier. "The people of the occupied regions do not cease to give our troops evidence of their love of Franco." NEW PRICES FOR ANTHRACITE COAL Ottawa, Nov. 19.-Inquiry at the office of tlie fuel controller as to new I prices on anthracite coal elicited the following Ipformation: The price charged for anthracite coal in Canada is based upon the prices at the United States mines and these are fixed by the United Stated fuel administration. In an official dispatch from Washington an increase of $1.05 per ton Is authorized on domestic sizes, the revision being made to meet increased labor costs. �hn-phasis is, however, placed on the fact Basel, Nov. ., 19.-^ForeIgn Minister that the new price schedule la eCfect-Bauer of the German-Austrian govern- Ive only on coal mined on or after ment, has sent an' address to Pros 1- Nov. 1, Dealers in the United States dent �Wilson confirming the proclama- have been advised by the fuel admin-tlon of the German-Austrian republic � istration that the increased price a^- and expressing-the hope that President Wilson, "In'atcordance with his principles, will  support the efforts of Germans in Aiisiria to effect a'union �with Germany. '"He points out that this is the same as supporting the righta- of the Poles ;and Jugo-Slavs to unitETthe motherlands outside of Austria-Hungary. .. / The foreign minister also asks Mr. Wilson to bringi-about i an early discussion of-peace ..preliminaries and concludes ^by;.Rayins that his government iB cpnstltuied pf representatives from all parties andihas succeeded up to the present in-'preservlng order. TRIUMPHANT MARCH OF PRE the war. The other section Is the Labor party, which lias its own program. Including the nationalization of railways, mines and other public ^ works with compensation to the ownersi ALLOfPOifo" ACTUALNEEOS London^- Nov. 19.-(British -wireless service)-^"The allied  food council composed of.the food controllers of the United States, France, Italy and Great Britain," writes John R. Cllnes, the British vfood .controller.,.in' the Times, "has allotted the world's available food 'supplies, not to the purse or powei;' of allied nations, but according to the; actual needs as agreed upon In ^council.. , "The ylotualltog of the neutral nations > of Burope has also coiue within its activities. Just as: a united:n\Jli-tary and naval colnmand decldefd the terms of the armistice, so will the allied food council,, p]*esenting a united food b-ont, determine the degree of assistance it may be necessary to provide tor the defeated peoples and the method of providing and dlstrlbut- no uivEs Lost,; ' >>Campbelltbn, N-B-, Noy.. 19,-Hotel P^ieu Hospital and the S.lsterB/of Charily convent school-ai'e in:,rutn^ .here after a fire whichbtpke.outcast night. No lives vere lost. 'Thirty*patientB In the h?i L. A. !! Roosa Drawing and Baggage Transfer 'Day or Night-Servtecl to Any Train When Calledi^ r PHONE 1869 Residence 022 2nd AyenuetBeuth Tractor Repairs 'We apeelBllce fB.iefcorliic.ms. tractor cylinders, and flttlBfi, oversize pistons and rings. ; We have In stock at Breseat; overslse pistons for all popiilar makes of gas tractors.. Ford Engines ftebored NIVeN BROS. 216 Ave. 8. Phone 1782 Dr.A.T.Spankie M.O,,C.M." EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner Sth At>�. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Surgeon; Manhattan Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1911-1914. Speclalfat to Calgary School Board AUCTIONEER Long experience In stook and farm machinery. Sales aonduc^ ed in any part of Alberta. P.LAVALLEY, COALDALE. ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Oowsley tend .Agency, Letb> .br|dge.^honr 1809 Freelfi Elliott Sheet Metals Worki Winter will BOon be here and bring with it the cold weather. Have ycfur furnaces overbanV ^ ed byuB. Expert work. ii-^>| household furniture, etc. Also two dwelling houses and lota. GEORGE P. PORtER ,327 Itth street 8. Auctioneer Phbne'16,92t: Reference-Those from whom I have been favored with sales.-'i'v" 320 Acres in the Warner District Half under cultlyatlon, gbod house and other buildings, all fenced; well. : for (33.00 'per acre. Horses and machinery Included, $1^800 cash, balance half crop. Interest 7%. CHAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA,; 11 FURS^FURS-FURS Highest Prices Paid CANADIAN HIDE.AND.METAL COMPANY 220 2nd Ave. 8. 364-0 i DONT --FORGET ^ THE WHEN YOU HAVELA i JOB TO O.F.k!&-K- %  Please nohfy I 03 07776923 ;