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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEri 8, 1919 ii D.MI.Y HERALD, NINE: Oct. complete draft of the. establishment hill approved by the pomlnton command ot the A. vthicli is on their new proposals (or gratuities, and which Is to be presented to tbe parlia- mentary committee today, DCS been received In Calgary by It. D. Drown, secretary of -llio- Alberta command ol Ihe C. W. V. A. Tho bill contemplates the granting o'C gratuities "to" returned men based oti 4CG.OOO men who ecrrert more than slj rnontis, and lolallng the turn ct after pinking all deduc- tions allowed for in the bill. Tho table of gratuities Included in tile bill Is biseil on n total grant of for men who saw service In Can- aria. England and France, M.5QO for those who service in Canada and England, nnd'JEQO for those who saw service only hi'Canada, deduction q( 25 JICT cent being.made for wro-com- bntanta In England and Canada and 15 per cont for Ihe non-combatants who wedl to France. The gratultlei are graded down from those totals, ac- cording to year In which the man enlisted. Tie man TUO enlisted In 1914 and got to Franco In that year Beta f If ho got to Franco in 1916 he. gets and BO on down. The- least am- ount [or service In France IB for those who cnllEled In 191S. Tho man who enlisted In Canada in 514 and got only as far as England in that year gels K I1" EOt to Knglarrd the neit year Ue gets J1.300 ano so forth. The. least amount Is The man who enlisted In Canada In 19H and remained there gets !500. The least amount for service In Can- adn is Tho (ollon-ine tables set forth com- plete the graduated scales of tno gratuities proposed by tho bill. Service In Canada, England and France Section (Estimate) y.ia Net lota 19lY" 7." 1515 65.000 1016 1917 ]9lS Rate Canada (300 400 300 200 100 Rale Rncland J coo 400 200 Rate Franco fl.OOO SOD COO 400 200 Total Rate 2.000 1.600 1.000 600 235.000 Deduct la pur cent account non-combataut services S'et amount for service Canada. .Englnnd and France Service In Canada Section (Estimate) Net total Year Qualified S500 10.000 400 300 200 1916 1911 Basic Amount 47.000 Deduct 25 per cent accounl non-combatants................... Net amount lor service in Service in Canada and England Section (Estimate) Xct total Hate for Rate for Total Qualified Canada England Rate 15000 500 f 400 SOO 60 000 300. 600 SOO 20d :400 COO 100 200 300 191! 17'00tl Year 1915 1916: 1317 ISIS Basic Amount .184.000 Dc-iluJl 25 per cc.U account noii-comHatarils 3S.5M.OOO Kot ainomil for service in CanaJa and Ensland who migrate to another nas Biiimiltei io at ot- -Estimate of Enlistments _ ThcM gratuitlos on''1110 cslimale o[ 501000 16 al enlisted men, dlsrjualllicd rrorn Braiits, llcbvlng a lolal of The estl- mated number of men entitled to (ho Ernlu'tles lor service In Canada, Franco and England, is 235.000, lor service in Canada and England Is ISf.OOQ, this Including men who served in SJubrjfV as these men are by the neiv bill ''placed In that, cate- Iplal; who served Iri Can- ada only IE osllrjmloil at 'From the total kctnal cost of the graiuiiy propoeala, ivhlch Is placed at It is estimated that 25 per cent, may to- deducted tor gratui- ties ivhlcli will bo unclaimed. An- other 25 lier cent, It Is estimated, may be deducted (or the sum which will be abaorbcd by government depart- ments; land selllemenV, insurance and victory bonds, BO that it Is estimated that the actual cash outlay necessary for the proposed scheme should only be in round rlsures i Dliqualllled Persons __ The riuallMcatlons or appllcanls un- der tlic bill provide that widows of men .who would liavc been entitled to the eraluillea, shall also hccn en- tilled (o them. A widow wllh depen- deut children unrler 21 shall receive 50 per cent, rlerroatlcrl with an qmcial trustee until children are ot Inter- est at rale o[ cent being allowed Chllnren lell orphans by the rtealh ol anyone qualified for Ihe gratiiltles. shall receive In share such era. lullies, lii charge of an official trustee. Deserted wives of soldiers who were descried during Hie service ot the loldlers, now deceased, shall he en- titled to under the classifi- cation under which their husbands would have come. Similar provisions aro made lor the care of nil dependents of deceased soldiers who would have been entitled to eralulMea. Administration The proposed bill provides for the establishment of a commission (o ad- minster lha act, consisting of llvo members, (our .of which shall hnvo been combatants. I'rovlnclal boards former plasterer is now a printer.' So it long and interesting record of men deprived of limbs or impaired in with trainingand knowledge, now following new and suitable trades. Departmsnt of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment Brief summary of the -xork to August 3 isl, iyy- VOCATIONAL Total number nt retnining courses iufcrtiken Variety of occupations. taiVit.................. 260 Total ol mei now in training............ Tola! number ol gnduilts- Percintags of rc-lnined men plied in civil occupations 90.20% Sick.....'-......................... 3.23% Diseased..'.......................L .13% Unemployed.......................... 5.74% 100.0t% MEDICAL Numkcrofampiiitiin cisei fitted with hw artificiil limbs................................ Pairs ol orthopedic hots iBpplieT fret........ 2.M1 Number of amputation and orifujtdic citw lim Irte Humber ol tubercular palicntj treated............ rcitsrti tg giiilri Avenge number ol men receiving (ret pieticil altenlitn icrweek..................... 5.129 INFORMATION AND SERVICE Total number of applications for ......planed in emplirnient........... enquiries answerel n stMiers This great nation-wide organization of the D.S.C.R. requires acon- siderable expenditure. To meet its expenses a part of the Victory Loan 1919 is to be used. But its maintenance, until every disabled ex-soldier is fitted with a vocation enabling him to earn for himself an adequate and independent living, is one of the most sac- red obligations that Canada has to dis- charge. Support to the limit of your the VICTORY LOAN 1919 "Every Dollar Spent in Canada" by Vktory Committee CMflfraticm with the Minister of J-'trlonft of Mi Dominion of Canada, ;