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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta W�DMib^Y;.N6yEMQEk 20.^ 1918 The.Positicm of Agriculture Canadian''agriculture has to Its credit A aplendld waf-tim^ record, of whksh it bail gpb^ \ea�on to be proud'. The tarmero' of iOanada maj^ look the 'world in the face .an^ aayi I'jve havo done our p&rt." ^trfppedv^of a large'Portloa ol itB .Very ^beat labor, an^ wprMnR iUudor other dl(Iicultto8, agriculture lias, nevertheleasy '�riaen splendidly to the heavy demands made upon It,' and hag done its full nbare to increase the produotion Of (ood, and thus save tiio ' �UJes from starvation-to say notli-ip^jOf adding jsreatlir. to the national wealth.-i^ � ../..'i/ ' VFor thai-four years-1914, 1915,:.H(16, 1917-the''total(Y'a|ue>of 'Caiiadlan field CttJps ia,>place.d :*t.)|3i495,082,000;' or an ayerage: of v$862,000;00a- a yeir, ^ compared with 1558,000,000 a year Just before the'outbreak o,f -war, and as the'warr I)as pfpgress^d tho^record has Wrfniroved;! Wh*if(8tl8^^^-^^^ the. two years ion pnrlWaJh'e total.ot ftan-ida's = Jlleld." oV6p*~ Was. $1,110,116,000; the;.tw of th'e Dominion;  - The Increased production OC food and the prevailing high prices it xiom-manda ; ar� elearly reflected in the trade returns. The value of the exports Of agricultural products and of animals and their produce during the vrar period is giv�nL as follows: 1914-u... ,,,, 1�16-17,��16,177,580; 1917-18, ^740,466,- ^J;*" 665. With such a liirge amo'iint of i^'K money being returned to the farm; ers for the products of tlit soil, no wonder that business has-been good. No; wondar 'that ^ the provinces are irieing wlth^one another not only to reach the^. Victory Loan objootives ibiit'to go^far beyond them. t l It; should also bo^borne In mind that th'iB' nj'arvelous agricultural ^.ctlvlty .will not come to a sudden stop. No one telling farm hands to lose no time itr taking permanent positions, as is alreaHy'^being done in some imanufact-urlng industries engaged In war work. Canadian agriculture has several good iyears ahead of it. T,od&y the world is hungry, some portions of. it being oik-tne v^rge of starvation. Even in tb^ greatest of wheat growing countries, Russia, thousands will die of starva fid $3i49S.082,000, the value of field crops produced-in- all Calnada during 1914, 1615. 1916, � 1917, ^11,911,684,460 is credited to, Manitoba, Alberta, and Saslcatchewan. pt thjs *uge ^um, Saskatchearian"j cralms~ $1,060,000^000. Indeedi during tlils' perfod, the' ivalue of her fieldi^crops. was $225,654,000 teorS Jhan tiat'of Ontario; The ffgures lor 1918 S^Tjs not yet" obtainable, and it is.aultfe posslbjle-that, Svlth exceptionally gopd,:crop8 In Qhtario and a partial fa(lureji|a..|iome, parts of Saska^tch-|.wan,'th|# mWgllLJDBiJ^'have been re-q'uced. tint only.,adverse weather,'con-mtions preyejit^ B{|,s.katcbewan' alid |pe other prairie provinces fromy-in-ee^ responded to by breeders. This"increase in the number ot animals has,'with the greater demand for them, meant a large addition to the ag>-icultural wealth" of the country; In 1915 the value of all farm animals^ was.given as $749,640,000; last.year ' itiwas $l;102;261i000. � It is not'surprising that w/th this un-, exampled..agricultural .activity the average pyice- of farm la^ds jthrougli-outrthe pominion shoujlrfj'hava increaSj-.ed from $38.41i-an acl-e ini"-1914, to $43.92 in 1917. But it is somewhat cj an anomaly that in the leading agricultural' province, Saskatchewan, th'e average price of farm landpar acre should be lower tha^^ in any-oth^r portion v^f the :iDomiiil,9u,i|St&fling . ft $26.22 last seai^ -5 tS 1 HoW.'the Sratrl&'"^ro*l�Bst?Siave .in--cfeased Jn wedlth'V since 19ft;_is evii dent frota flhe'. following, 1914' Saskatchew&'s-.fiel^ -crops w.ere valued :at' ;fl52,751;000; "last ypar th^y. �were valued at $350,000,000. In 1914 hep farm animalsiwerje yaluedat.$124,-700,000; in 1917 at $^18,125)000. In 1914 the value ol Albertdrs. field crops -was $58,779,000; last-iyear vU was $175,000,000. � In ,1914 010,000; last year it was worth' $80l-850.000. . , - - , . t These figures give one sdme'coi?-coption of what Canadian s.jj;ricultui;e has; donc during the, war. But'th�^ only, teira part!bf the story.. No co.un-' THE. LpywjB^niiK;!!: DAILY HERALD PAGE NINf Uthiiilge Sclkool District No. 51 ____L. _ and Sepirate School INstrict No. 9 IT. lyiAY CONCERN: ' ' l'he": being Chapter 30, of the Ordinanq'es.. of ;tne Province of Alberia, was amended at the last Session of . Leglsljittirfl ttf,rei�4 as fol^^^ V Sqptlon 85a-� r;-''i6�\>lB�|yect to "the; approval of tbe( Minister, any/s6liool board mny by resolution, fix a minimum tax to be paid by any'perBon aasesB- ^ :\ e^jvH^on IBe. aiBessment roll," at the sum of ,the'seelretary of the 4(8tUoti,IA�r:nameB of;allipersons in hia-or their emplpyi and the seoretafT by tfotlce^ in writing, may require such^mployer or Employers ,,-tJie district the tax due and payable: by any ot hie orvtheir mpIoyei^B, which tax shall be paid by the^mployer or emplo:^rs wlth-lBi;�9^e. ntbiit)) .ftjtipr nptloe by tha. teoretaryap atorevat^L and may be udtfoted^-by the employer or employers from the wages. or salary of the .employee' whether ^ald tax has been previously demandisd from' illfplViOtnpldyee. or not as hereinbefore provided; provided however tti^t where Oie-employed has paid a tax under the pro'vttlons ot'this , section to^ Rfsbhool distrit^t, be shall not be liable to a'liittiilar tax in ai�qth0ii district for the^same-calendar year." ^ND.TAKE. NtfTfcE; ' ' ' , Jijhir H,'.^Pleptwood,- Secretary-Treasurer,'of - t^'ethbridge School V;Pi?trlot;;;Np.-pl. and D, J. MoSwaln, Secretanr-Tf easurer, 5t' Sep'af ate School 'J)l8tr|etf:|i?0,i i), hambeen,Jointly ahd severally appointed as ooUeotors of the above ijUFoj, aB,d'y�Bt,p*'yi�entanu�t'be made to the said John H. Fleetwood, i)r to the^,8nif MpSwain.,at,thp;pfflce*^n.the Central Bchiobl, 9th Street S ^tjethbrldse?on demand. ,  " ' ' ^- , '* � , �s'...�.i\*?'S'''JU 1. 9iJuvetji^&ri9.:i9a8 *� ,71' � -- / i' ' jqnsa. FLBBTWopto,, 0.,j. McSWAm, Oolleclors, Ad h She lets Sunlight do the work Read Sui^ight $5000 guarantee of purity Sunlight dispels the shadow that once hung over wash day JN .fact many women do not say "wash day" any more. They say''Sunlight Day". It's a genuine pleasure to use Sunlig^^t Soap because it means an econoihicdl wash, it means, a quick wash.. Why? Because, Sunlight is,absolutely pure- you need only hal�th&quantity as compared^ith ofrdinary soaps, nor will Sunlight harm aily delicate fabrics, or hurt your hands," And it really takes thj^ lahaur-outot the washing in surp)rjsingly' little time as you will see by following the directions.- , ,� : .1 , ... ^... - ; y � LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, TORONTO .ivere-willing andj:a.hle to stay aC'home �for la few days, tjiie j^pread. of disease .in factories and-workshops', offices and iShops, schools and other institutions, would be greatly redu'ced. . Personal Precautions.-Avoid scattering, inreptionlnsneezing and coughing.Use a .handkerchief to intercept drops - of mucus; r%sen,t needs aU the food he* cafi prpdude.. GUNDHASt:: COMBAT THE W " - (London-Times) i Influenza continues to spread.' and, in view ot the serious extent of the epidemic, It 1b important that thj|�public should understand what practical me% surse of protection:qan be.taken. Ot flcial advice.on the^matter is given in a memorandum by Sir Arthur News-holme, Medical Officer to't]ie" liocal Qoyernment Board, which ii being cicr cuiated among local authorities, Newsholme emphiwizeB � the' (act thai control over the disease can jje.secu;;-ed bnly by the active co-operation of-1-each member of the community. . )^ Even experts And difliculty ,ip defining influenza, and thb medical prc^-fession is ignorant as'to the causey which- lead, to otjcasional woi'l^-wldc spread of the disease, such asis now being fixperienced. The only sttfe rulfs i3-to,regaHd all L^catarrhal atfjiokp" and every illness associated', wit^vfise' of temperature durjng l^he prevjil^pce. tsi infiuensa as'infectious, 'and to, a^dopi:} appropriate predautionai^ .measures'; in present circumBtfmces-; to 'qdote official advice, "every patient who has a severe cold lor fever should-gp-t^ bed and stay tliere for; three or tour days."  '  . ./ ; Unfortunately, one attack pi;;influ-e'hza does not confer any consiclerjt able Immunity against repeated'attackj iJTejiuently the patient does ^oji'rga^. ize 'the serious tjiature'of h(s/|j]^st for several idays,''^and it .is probftlyot during the earlier, stageS;. tj;'at.:iiife%. Hon i^ chiefly. spi;ead.j. ^CoB^puJsdrj^ notification Is not rega&led as'liHelv' tobe of .pracHcalv use :ln::j)rea,efit qjri cumstancoa ' , - i i t.'-' ' ..' ' Rules Fok-PatleHR '-i; The- following- measure^ -for 'pat'ienti aro o'lllfially recommended: ^ Isolation--If every pqrsoji sufterlh oral; disinfection qf premises after not reciuired, bu,t a thorough washing and cleansing of rpoma and 'their^contents and^washing^ of articles of bedding or appa'r.el iSvdesirable. ' Relapsefe.-Influenza- Is.^'very liable to.relp.pse; and pneun^gnia may occur as. a late-as well'as-an , early complication. Belapse' isxless - likely "if the fltttient .goes to bgd at once and remains there till all fever has gone; avoidance of chillor over-exertion during is'also of groat importance. The :use �ofv.boracic .-and weak saline sol lotion, ior= freguejit Irrigation-of the naso'-pharynx-is recommended. ' .Nursing.-Satisfactory nursing .,is important In 'the p)-evention of comall* pations ajid ip .aidtag Recovery from a severe attack. ''Sanit&ry 'authorities have power, with the Local Govern- f'lent Board's sanction, to provide urslng assistance for those who cannot provide it for themselve^ � [.Specific Treatment-^No vacBtne is Available for the treatment of inflnenza and although,..:1n. cases of, primary pneumonia- and- bronchitis, treatment, with a^^aoclne pj-epared from tlie^par-tioular-;pneumon-Gqccus, ..--or ^tlle^ organism's present in the secretTdhs of the patient. Ifas sometimes been found useful, no such treatment can he rec-. Qmmendod for the pulmonary coni-plicatlons of Influeijza. ' ' , ii Pr'oteotlve Meaisures , ' - The following are among tl\e g'eaieral precautionary measures /ecommended find the oHlcial warnings: - n Gargle the thVoat, night and-morning with a solution of one in 5,000 per-ipanganate ol potassium in water containing.0,8 per cent, of common sa}t. Also pour this-solution into the� paltij of the hand.^snuff it up through tlfe^ nostrils, and expial through the moutli.i Plush continuously with air e'ach occupied bed room and living room, This implies the need for adequate warm clothing, especially for those engaged, in sedentary occupations, children, ajnd old people. -Avoid overcrowding In dwellings 6'r in unventilated assembly-rooms and places of entertainment. The aggregation otJarge numbers of persons in sleeping. one /ooin, especially dangerous. , Dirtiness, whether ^personal _or of livingj or working rooms, and ',.dusty conditions .favor Infection.  The wet cleansing-of all -invaded places is inj-. portant. . ,��',;;.''^ indiscriminate expeciorotionvis es--! pecially dangerous during the prev^I-. ence of influenza. - , ' , ' " Persons with septic .caBdJtlons of the mouth, teeth, or naso-pharynx are especially prone to catarrhal attacks. The treatmenf'of theae'.'condltions Is linportant. Prolonged mental strain or over-fatigue, and still more alcoholism, favor infection; and complicatioiii -by. pneumonia is especially fatal among: immoderate drinkers. FIMURES ' (Sppclftl to the Heiald) ' \ FerniB,VNov, 19-The final .tigHr for .the Ferniedistriet'.Third-yiot^r loan subscriptions stand * |407,J( sixt;!(-seyen. tliousand, fojir'Jimidr dollars aUplinent,fbc^ ^ tri^.t, andi tlie campaign commiUe'&slari; deserving ,of,i and are recelvlnf atli ItirrarSrly imporfant that ^ickj ^''^['^^"''^"r ""^.X. 'K^ ,r.,nn� nil n^nnip ,>,nnirtM,p r,rr>. '"^ tlio manner m which they;Work�| persons and oM people should be protected.'against exp'osure fo" influenza. Dr. Newsholme adds-that.'prophylac-ti^c, inoculation -of a vaccine .derived from a mixed culture of Pfeiffor's bacillus, oit pncumocoqcus ..and . strepto j coccus has given indications of possibly-useful results, but reliance should not be placed on this possible' means of protection tor the present.;- This vaccine IS .being prepared in-limited quantities, but Is not as yet-procurable for the public. Of the. mlialation of certain essential oils and the ad- and the magnificent .resultBttb The influenza I still .^^ontinjies abate .and is^ndw under.^ompleti troi' byi th e physicians rof 'the'jw A^^ew patients 'are still vejry, i but it is hoped that they will be' parted out - of; danger, i2r>ano||,her ' or Iv/o.  ministrciition of qMlnine,. oinnamoK' other drjigs, the momorahdum""],-that they 'tdo not ensure fi'eeldon attack." f' - II. , from.a fever, wiih or without cfttarr*S)4d^ ji . wliich sell at the same price as the Plain Tread ? , ' //y DEALERS t Get ptiTticuImn f^fnthm leadinBljohhtt^ J' //L , JOBBERS .V Writm to �tr for pHemm tmd terau. ' ' j 80 ;