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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBEh 20, 1918 THE LKlimun. PAILY Hi'.BALD PAGE NINB The Position of Agriculture (tty W. O. Uates) Canadian agriculture, haa to Its credit n splondid war-tlmo record, of which II. ban Rood I'ouHon to ho proud. Tin; funncm of Canada may look tho world iti tlio face and nay, "wo havn done our part." Stripped of a Urge portion of Kh very best labor, au ihe approval of tho Minister, any school board , may by resolution fix a minimum tax to be paid by any person assetta-odvupon the assessment roll, at the sum of four dollar* (14.00) and may requiro that every mule resident of tbe dlatrict ot the full RKO of 21 year* who has resided therein for a period ot one month or over, and has not be.n assessed on the assessment roll, shall pay au annual tux of 14.00 for school purposes to be collected at any time after the first day of January In each and every year, aud such school tax shall he payable by audi resident, whether he has resided in the district . before, the (Into of the completion of the last revised assessment roll  or not; but In the caso of tho collection of such tax, the name ot such resident so paying, shall bo added to (he assessment roll. "(3) Any person liable to pay such tax shall pay tho on mo to the secretary-treasurer ot tho dlstrlcf, or to such person as is appointed by the board to collect the same within three days utter tho demand thereof, but in the case of neglect or refusal ta pay levy may he made by distrust* and sale of goods and chattels ot the person In default as provided in this Ordinance. , "(9) It shall bo the duty of any omployer or employers to tup dish from month to month, upon request, to the secretary ot the district,, the* names of till persons In his or their employ, and the secretary by notice1 In -writlnc, may require such employer or employers to pay to the dlatrict the tax due and payable by any of his or their i employees, which tax Bhnli be paid by the employer or employers wltb-m one month -after notice by th. secretary aa aforesaid and may be sTaducted by the omployer or employers from the wages*or salary ot tho employee whether said tax has been previously demanded from such .employee or not as hereinbefore provided; provided howover that whore the employee has paid a tax under the provisions of this section to a school district, he shall not be liable to a'stmtlar tax in anothor district for tho, samo calendar year." $X75,n:i2,0fi acres, in 1017 to �!2,�02,aS8 acres mid, during the present year, to probably '1-1.-000,000 acres. This means an increase of !I3 l-.'l per cent, in aci'nue during four years. Tho larK.st increase was In the wheat acreage, which rose from 10,293,900 acre:-, in t!H ( to 17,3ri.'i,!mj In In tbe first year of the war the wheat areas wept increased by nearly 5,000,000 acres, while during; tho present, year then- was a further Increase of about 2,,n(iu,iMi(i acp-s. Kroni l'.H-l to i:us the. flax acreage inure (Man doubled. When one recalls ho v.. 'train prices have soared it is readily realized what the large increases In (he variotii yields have .meant in money., In l'.il'i the average' price of wheat was 91c, j whereas today No. I Northern lirint;s I SU.lH 'it Koi-t William. In the same ! year the average price of oats was j only e('>c, today they are ipioie.l ai j 80e. Ill 11114, 7,17r..iH>'j bushels or lias, 'selling at alf average price ov $1.0'. a | bushel, brought. S7..';r.SS.41 an acre In 1911 in' �43.92 In 1917. Hut it is somewhat of j ', an anomaly that in the leading agrl- , 1 cultural province, Sashatihewan, the ! average price of farm hind per ecie should he lower tliiiu in any otliHr portion of the Dominion, standing at ! $20.22 last year. rj i Mow the prairie, provinces 'have iu-| 'creased in wealth since 19U Is ey|.' dent, from the followin;-. In 1914! Saskatchewan's field crops were vul-' lied at gin2.751.iHHl: last year they, were valued at $"5ii.i>ne,riuii. In 1914 , her farm animals were \ allied at $12-1.-i 700,000; in 1917 at !j.21S.t2i.,(>ilii. Ill 191-1 the value of Alberta's field crops was $59.779. dim; las! year It was $175,000,000. In \9U. Iikv farm' ; animals were valued at S102.7GS,(n)u; | in 1917 at $21(1.14S,silo. In 1914 Muli-I Itoba's field crops nere valued nt ?�>5, 528,000 nnd last year at $221,015,000.' In 1914 her live stock was worth $04,-010.000; Jast year It was worth $S0,-, :sr>o.oou. , j Those figures give one some con-' rcptlon of what Canadian sericulture has done during the. war. Hut they only tell a part of the story. No country can show better remits iu proportion to population. It Is n triumph of resoluteness and resourcefulness.; I'urthormore, the Canadian farmer, may look forward to the future with1 confidence, for the world ot present-nceda all the food he cap produce. . englandIsto combat ihe flu She lets Sunlight clo the work' / /t t/j Read Sunlight $5000 guarantee of purity Sunlight dispels the shadow that once hong over wash day IN fact many women do not say "wash day" any more. They say "Sunlight Day". It's a genuine pleasure to use Sunlight Soap because it means an econorhical wash, it means a quick wash. Why? Because, Sunlight is absolutely pure- you need only half the quantity as compared with ordinary soaps, nor will Sunlight harm any delicate fabrics, or hurt your hands. And it really takes the labour out of the washing in surprisingly-little time as you will see by following the directions.- LEVER BROTHERS EI MITE)?. TORONTO AND TAKE NOTICE: r , '^lut,, Jonnt il- N^twuud, Secretary-Treasurer, of I.ethbridKo School u tl v�11-,aUd ,D' J" *'cS1wal". Hecretary-Treasurer, of Berate Schoo Uislrjet No. 0, hayo been Jointly and severally appointed as collectors ot tha above t�xeB �i)d t��t gtymant must ho nude to the Bnld John H. Fleetwood '"oU^e* � "i/niiliil ^ Ce"tr" 8oh00, 9th 8tr"� �' JOHN II. FLEETWOOD, Niivuwhor io. lius I). J. McSWAIN, Collector, Ad li (I.omlon Tinier) Influouza lontinues to spread, and. In view of tho serious extent of the epl-rt-Miilc, it is important that tho public should understand what practical niea-surst! of protect ion can be tukuu. Official uilvlee on the matter is glvon in a memorandum by Sir Arthur News-holnio, Modlcal Olllcer to the laical Government flouid, which is beiilg r disea:"' in factories and work^lnvs. olllces and shops, schoois and other instliutions. would be t'.l'1 atly re.luced. lJersniii'.l I'rt'i'iiutlons.- � Avoid set terltlK lll.'>'i tioTi In sileezinf! ami eoin;h-lug- I'se a lia.mll.erehluf I" interi i-pl drops id at once and remains there till all fever bar, t;one; avoidance of chill or ovcroxerlion during convalescence is also of ureal Importance. Th,. use of borneic ami weak saline solution for frequent irrigation of tbe nasopharynx is reconi-monded. NursiiiK. Satisfactory miisini; is iuipoitaat in the prevention of ami ip uidlnv, recovery irom a severe af.ai k, Snnit'ary uiithorlties have power, with liie laical tiovova- men! Hoard's m.io iioa. to provide Ilit;.!a,'.nselvi�\ S|ieeltii' Ti'-aiau at No vaectne is UVtiiliilile lor the tt'en : e.iei'.t o; i n (lit.-it:-.:t and allliou:;!i. in case, of pr in.ii'y pneumonia .ad brom-hii!.,. t-.v.mneut with a vaeritie prepared from the particular p.ieiirmm rorei) ;. or.other or-nanisms i;:e;ent iii tho ^^�c|e^^llls of the patient, il.-.s some!Itiie-. been found Useful, no sin-.'i i Vi'iilitie.'i* cm be ommelided Io. Tie pultuouai \ cone plications of li:tl-.i"n;'..i. Pro.cr.tlve Measurer The followm;; are almoin 'he r,"i.' r.il prec.iinlonary measures recomint-tided and the olllclal w:-.rnini;s: l.'it.-K'e i lie iltfoat. nlTht and morn-Inn with a s-.dutlo:i of one 111 ."i.UOe. p.-r-illiiUKiiiiiite ef poiassium in water can-taiuiiiK US iter cent, of common salt. ,\l�ti pour ta!:. solution itito the palm of the hand, snuff it up through ttfe nostrils, and expel thri>ui;h the mouth. ['huh c'i:itliiiioiisly v.'lb air e.'nli occupied be 1 room and 1I\Iiik room. This implies the need fur cdeiiuate warm i'i'.ttliiiiK. e.-pcc'iully for those eui;ci|',>"l in 'ecleniiiry occujiatioiis, liiildren, and old people Avoid overcfowilitie. iti ilvvt-llin.t; % o:-in ,;!iv iu one Ice'll!. daiiK.-: oils. Dirtiu.-..v. heiiier i living or wnrkia,- i.iotu . ati.l duity c oudltloi. c t.ivo." iafi .! inn. The wii cloa:i>.in;; c. all invade.I places is important. fudlsc i it.iina-1' ci.ee. - i'i."d( Ion i- >�- peciull> '!.itiy,.;oiis c!!!-.!>.': the preval clli-e of ii'.Ilueiiza. I'cr-i'.tii wl'.ii si'inn i iiolitions of 1,'n- niciii'i. teeth or na-'o pjlarynx   ;;;�!!>' lomie to catarrhal attacks. The treat oici.t of lie londilloili w i Hi |.oi-t.iiit l'rohinj'e'd :m at.il ir,.;'i or ove: tat-lKiie, and still nioi'e alcohollsui, favor infection; and ccimplicatiee. by pneumonia is ,- .pec-hilly fatal amalljj Immoderate  !> Inkers. It Is particularly important linn sick ner-oit - and o! ! prop!.- should he pro-ifctt'd a.;a:tiit e.-.iiiuufc' to Influenza. l>r. .New luc'tt'e ndds tliul prophylactic C'i.)ci'[.i(i..!i tit :i va'i-liei deriveel from .. .v.iseci culture of Pfelff-:':! bae-illiis. .a p;ti amoi occiis and strepto co.ctls h-.-s j;ive'.| i'.ulit a'. Iim* of poss-'. ihly ii.-.-ml resitlls, but i>-1 i:>>i-n tii.uiH.uui four handrtC 'iilidl.u'i over liie .tUatint'ill for tht lilt-' trift, and the campaign ctimmlttees *rsi ; deserving of, and are ricclvlut tha I ootiirratulMions of tls; wholft dlstrlQt, for liie u.anner in ualch they workssl : ami the mHguificAtit reuutts obtsfhed. i The influenza still continues ta ; abate and Is now under complott control by the phyalcinns of the town, , A few p:.'!etu� are Mill very sicsj, ! but it is hoped thai they will be r�-> tinned out of dungev In soother dsy 1 or two. mittiatruiloii of o^iuine, clnnsmoa, m4'-, tub.:- driiR.i, the memorandum tpfm ] thai they "do no; casurn freedoa) tiam iatiacl.." 1 (seS" VIZ Z2 taA! THE MAPLE LEAF sett'a new standard In tire values. On it has been lavished all the experience gained in the building of good tires during the last 15 years. And if the Plain Tread Tire is an exceptionally * j good tire to buy, what will you think of the Norv-Skid�, ' / j which sell at the same price m the Plain Tread ? - Save monty by aiklng your dmalmr for Mmple L*af Tift, DEALERS i Get particular* /rent tht hading jokkmn. JOBBERS } Writ* lo � tor prict* and term*. TOE MAPLE LEAF RUBBER CO^UMITED, l SfONTftEAL. MADE IW OAMAJST WORTHY OP THE am ;