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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE Minor Income Tax Concessions In Budget WiD Free mOOO Britons Papers Commend Budget By JAMES McCOOS (Canadian Press Staff Writer) XjOXDOK, April Cable) his first full budget Hugh Dal- ton. chancellor of the exchequer, yesterday announced a slight easing of taxes in Sine with Britain's im- proved domestic financial position. Me also warned the house of com- mons of the continued burden of a deficit In the overseas balance ofs sale of -aar stores and wia be avail- able for purposes designed to in-i crease the national estate. MAKES EXPLANATION Here is Mr. DalSon's explanation of the situation regarding earned DEWITT MacKENZlESAYS France Strikes Heavy Blow at Immorality LASSOOED FROM DEATH Mrs. Emma Woikm T V V Quick-Thinking'Pal Saves Workman CHICAGO, April A aurtluag to the street from scaffolding rope on the 15th floor of a hotel, -a as snatched from possible death jesterday as a fellow workman twirled a rope around his body, breaking his falL The fast-thinking of Philip payments, The French constituent assembly jjas made sensational of fiscal; approvmg a bill for the suppression i 53, was credited bv police jcsr ol prostitution m metropolitan j 1jrIIh James Anderson, 29. as he hurtled to the street. It was quitting; time when 3 to toe iiwit vi and said amid cheers ;ned wi-'-h for the Old World is ex- that Britain mil be nearer a bal- anced budget in the fiscal jear 1S46-47. The chancellor reiterated the gov- ernment must not give the people money they could not spend as goods" unavailable. Inflation still was a major menace. BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS But after saying that those gues- sing what his budget contained had been too gloomy, Mr. Dalton pro- nosed: 1. Elimination of the excess profits tax nest Dec. 31 with the lost revenue to be regained by other forms of taxation stiU under con- sideration. The lax was reduced from ICO to 60 per cent in his m- tenm budget. 2. Thas the purchase tax be continued as a permanent, not tem- porary However, he proposed to eliminate the ta-s on certain household goods such as pots and pans, utility woollen blankets, elec- tric kettles and office machinery. including typewriters. The tax on musical Instruments and a few- other items was cut from 103 to 33 per cent. 3. To lower the scale of the en- tertainment tsx on football, cricket pnd certain other outdoor sports He saia the clubs promoting sports events will be expected to pass on the tax easement to the i-usromers. The higher scale vrill continue to apply to horse, motor and dog rac- That six months hence the ing. 4. eamed-income allowance of one- tenth be increased to one-eighth for income tax purposes, subject to a oresent maximum of 5 To from income tax contributions made under the national insurance bill pro', id- ing insurance against sickness. 6. That repayment of post-war credits from income tax collected during the war be started Sent. 1. men more than 65 years of age and -Bremen of more than 60 the first to .benefit. 7. That the special income tax allowance to married women in .in- dustry be increased to encourage them to remain in such employment. All taxation adjustments an- nounced mean a revenue loss of one per cent of the total reienue required. Mr. Dalton said the income tax changes proposed mean that all persons with earned incomes of less than mil bene- fit ana a further 300000 will be relieved of all tax liability. latter being addea to the relieved by last October's budget. In saying that only limited ease- ment was possible m this budget the chancellor recalled the reduc- tion of basic income tax from ten to nine shillings in the pound sterl- ing announced last October became effective this week. PROFITS' TAX He said he had considered a new tax on profits or excess dividends repealing the excess profits lew ana. that yfo-s study would be continued. The national derence contribution, a flat lax of one shilling in the pound on all pro- fits before distribution, is be continued but under the new name of "profits' tax." The chancellor's final decision on the new taxation Is to be guid- ed to some extent by "the conduct of private enterprise in the mean- he said. Under the raised exemDtion for death duties no estate of less man has to pay duty. Previously the minimum was Others in lower brackets will oe eased and estates above vail pay more on a rising scale to a maximum of 75 per cent against the present 65. The increased outy is estimated to apply to oniv about estates annually but the increased yiela will be "about Mr. Dalton said more "use will be mace of the government's power to accept land in payment of death duties. A special fund of be created this year from the iitrxi liiiAA less than is (about week- J ly; by a married couple with three i children aith less than 5s (about j J3Z25) weekly. A single person earning this lear pays only ?s 6d compared J with 2s 6d last, year, and a I marned couple with one child earn- ing pavs 5s compared -Kith 2s 6d- In Canada, income is not payable by a single person with j Jess than vearl} by a married couple trkh one child with less than or by a married couple with three children with less than penencmg a plague of sexual irn- moralitv and its attendant disease ii las- exceeds anything K eier known before. immorality is a by-product of bat the Hitlenan con- j from others in that. Anderson swung out on a rope from the scaffolding on the 15sli floor, intending to tower himself to a 14th floor window. Will Stand Trial OTTAWA, April Em- ma WoLiiij, 25. former cipher clerk in the external aSairs department was directed oy Magistrate Glenn Strike today to stand trial on es- pionage charges. Record Federal Taxes Collected On Canada's Alcoholic Beverages By IXARCY OTDOSNELI. red despite -s-aniiae is (Canadian Press Staff Writer.) j provinces and aea-ry taxation irn- OTTAWA, Apni Cana-f posed by acts federal and pronn- dians drank more hard us da! governments. Federal taxes on liquor alone in- Suddenly, he slipped. His body began to plummet to the Walsh seized the rope nhich Anderson had fallen, twirling it in a wide circle and jerked. The rope, corkscrewing m the air. ioooed around Ander- son's body. Anderson slid do-an the length of the rope with the loo? around him but ap- parently lost his grip at the second storey and fell. Wa_sh fouzicl Anderson sitting up on the street., Hospital at- j J from S542.5GS m 1935 to S1012J12 tendants said Ancerson suffer- ot charses' as, 4.723450 gallons. The prewsas 1345. court of competent jn Counsel K. R. Cartwnght statistics caseload today, j consented to wiriidra'sral of or Apparent consumption of i 133 in 1933 and S4Z507.254 in 5345. M- Taxation revenue zresn wine jumped ed rope burns. m the" evil Nazi teachings encouraged it both at borne and abroad. The Nazi fuehrer taught German girls thai M sas a patriotic duty to the ;o. to ha-ve illegitimate _ u> provide more soldiers., LT. REDIN INDICTED ON FIVE COUNTS, SEATTLE Use Nazis paign of interbreeding, as K> introduce German blood. It was all as coloJy calculated as that And naturaUj when such a code" has been accepted, outright Drosutuuon becomes easy for dulled ..______ consciences. Thus find that of the populcaons in concessions at this stage." His task has been to provide addition incentives where he reasonably can and to lighten obvious hardships at gmoll cost: it is by this standard that his budget mus: be judged." the Times continued. "What Mr. Dalton has done is to distribute with political skill and economic wisdom the gifts that; he has to bestow" the Liberal News Chronicle commented. The buaget "will strengthen the impression here and abroad thai, Britain is on the way to a striking financial re- onerv." The 220. A single uerson earning pays -C early, anc a marned couple with one child earning 000 pays with the ev- _ ui ception of the Conservau-ie res-raint even young Mail, commended the budget in- j haven't vet reached their troduced by Hugh Dalton chancellor' of the exchequer, for us "modest incentives Criticism in most cases was re- served for Mr. Dalton's implication that the purchase most; newspapers condemned as an in- equitable become a permanent source of revenue. The Times, Independent, said that no fault could "be found with, the chancellor "for refusing larger siaa naval lieutenant charged espionage against; the United States. charged tnat Recia obtainec m- Sked nere today to mum to Seat- i coacmiued oa tsrae charges J at 4.729.350 gall-ess. The prerxsis under tne secrets act. i highs -aere gallons m 1920 In aa effort Jo redace One of ihe charges Tvithdrawa j and 6.4S9.2S3 in 1925. "Kize cos- tee federal government, was on a conspjracv eo'jnr. The j sumption hn its la and, 1942 passed She wartiae ajcohojie other was under the secrets act. I beer in the jear ended March 31., beverages order which prcithited Mrs. WoUun thus became the! 1945. the last for -a-sicc. the advertises? of spinss, wme and fourth asnons 12 persons charged ures arc and limited impcrtation here to be commi-ted. Two others} In the 10-year period froci 1935 and sales of have oeea committed in Montreal, j to March 33. 1343, the eorstmipticri proof spirits to 70 per I cent, domestic to 8D per cen; and beer a> 90 per cant o: the sold HI the jear ended __ ,_. 67.255.073 and tne date of his arr 1 cermng the general spe- tie for Appearing before the missioner for prelimma the 29-year-old Russian declared "I i am absolutely innocent." HJS attor- Yellowstone._______________ In-ia Goodman, said he did to the case to, Jhree Airlines Liquor 1 cave secii in aicuireai.; jicus-in oi. i; Like nearlv all the others son was in gallon was: last Feb ID and held la- comsnuriicado March 4 when she vas charged in court- 1335 Her committal completed the pre- 1937 3 01SJ233 ISrnmary hearings of the four per- 1933 named m il.e first mtenra re- 1939 port of the commission whJch 1340 3 SIS -KS Sovitt espionage actiw- 3'.714.730 ties. 1942 4JJ34i440 The court then resuraed the case 1943 4 729.350 of Sqdn Ldr. iL S. Nightingale, i 19w Beer 73.S29.143 110.223.315 haie ranks of the professioaal. France is one of Use first countries to take constructs e to aeal with thss eiil. The move is all the more sinking m that legalized houses of prostitution have been permitted since 1577 and there are now some in operation, doing j a business which runs into mil- lions. Pans alone has regis- tered prostitutes, who have been resoonsible for increasing venereal disease. The new law not only con- templates the closing of all houses 1 or _ of ill repute witbm six months, but j wife and child. against white At the bnef hearing. Goodman pleased a statement to the press reporting Rsdin's assertion that former R.C.A-P. communications ex- j 1945 i DESPITE RATIONING R K. Laish-ey. aefence counsel. increased consumpron occar- t contended that the royal comma- I sion on -a as "an admma-1 trative tnounal" and as sisch had' 31, 1342. _ Sale of alcahclic spirits s'i27543' strength greater than 70 per 3-46'5S7 proof sptas and the dssnilmg of spirits for use in fonifying wises also were pronibited. Federal restricaocs on the jaie and manufacture of oeer and wine were lifted in 1S44 gnrf these on Uijucr is. t545- This Zsfs M the province the -shale rayir of case in the courts. Arrangements were made A AialA 3 fffl North Amenca Seeks Support of "Strong ano impa tiauy pQr Parfy CANBERHA. A9nl lO.-CHe.ters) of tnres civil air- to j Imes Unking Australia with North Continuing the argument on ad- missibility of evidence. Mr. Cart- wright held that tne accused did discharge from the change Redin's S10.0W bond to be j America was announced today in kee returnable in Seattle. That. U.S. the cf representanves by Air Serv1ce al !eas5; ons secret document. Commissioner Robert Leedv Minister Artnur S. Drakeford. has the effect of waiving the pre- j preliminary details of these limmary hearing. 1 new lines. Mr. Drakeford said Bnt- Recun said he would leave today ish Commonwealth Pacific Airlines tomorrow for Seattle with his I would be based on Svdney. New campaigns against white and disease -are slavery to be inaugurated- Measures also are to be taken for the re-education and rehabilitation of prostitutes. In order to'make a clean sweeo the law provides heavy penalties lor cafe and hotel proprietors who al- low their premises to be used by prostitutes. ________ir organ, the Daily Her- ald, said that the -proud" budget contained figures which are a -'testi- mony to the sustained and splendid effort of the whole nation." The Conservative Daily Express, which bore the banner headline "Pots and pans budget." m refer- ence to the lifting of the purchase tax on those and other utilitarian articles, said edltoriaih that the end of the excess profits tax "will give a great lift to tne men of entemnse in whose hands the ultimate recov- ery of Britain lies." But the Express deplored the im- plied decision to retain the pur- chase tax permanently. The Cor-servatiie Daily Tele- graph, commending ilr. Dalton for observing "a reasonaole caution in withholding- large tax remissions while goods are still scarce" said that those he had granted were "on the whole judicious and well chosen from xhe uoint of .view of incentive and of mingatmg hardship." The Dadv Mail. said Mr. Dalton had given the country thoroughly bad budget." derence "It lacks courage ana vision, the paper declared. "It is niggardly in. conception and partisan in its aims." Turn In Coupons But Stipulate Food For Europe WINNIPEG, April idea bred in Bnrish Columbia is beginning to eaten on in Winnipeg and a number of valid meat and butter ration coupons have been turned in to the Prices Board cf late with the stipulation, that the food saved will go to Europe. Following the example of British Columbians who have been turning in their coupons to a total of about 20.000 during the past; two weeks, the voluntary meat for Europe dnve is still in small proportions here but growing. Hooke Astounded Building Halted <5 EDMOXTOX, April vincial Secretary A. J. Hooke said todav he was "astounded" over the decision of Edmonton's city council not to proceed with, the completion of the city-provincial vet- housing project. Council cecided Monday to halt the construction of suites for vet- erans from Dawson Creek military hut mstenals unless a "new deal" could be made with the Alberta City commissioners contended the corporation had been "seriously misled" in agreement between "the city and province un- der whicii the government loaned Edmonton finances to obtain ma- terials on a provincial government pnority- Mr. Hooke said there had been the closes; co-operation between the city and nrovmce on the project, and the city architect and commis- sioners were to be congratulated on the "fine job" tlsey had done for veterans in the construction of-the suites. Don't Make This Mistake When Child Is Constipated Don't npret a child already by eon- with laxatives or hsrsh. snipinE catnaraes. GITC Children's Own Tab'sts. This new corrective jrade IwcSaBy for growing -oonssters" needs jx to pleasant to so Eeoilr and nor- JsaBT- without disasreeable reactions that even tfee f ossiest child won't object to use. laiabve-takinc tune easy on the child aid motheM Get Owa tablets today at year draeeisi. 2Se. Saint John Is Hit By Storm SAINT JOHN, N.3. April heaviest snowstorm of th season caught Saint John in its gnp todav. paralyzing transporta- tion. Schools were closed during the morning as thousands of families were snowbound Parked automo- biles were blockaded and other vehicles were able to negotiate un- plowed streets only with difficulty DR. McNALLT HONORED BY TEACHING PROFESSION REDIN CHARGED SEATTLE, Auril first post-war, "spy" case United States reached a new last night when a federal jury indicted Soviet Lt. I South Wales, and tnat 1 would own 50 per cent of its Gregorovicii Redin 011 five counts a few hours after the state depart- ment in Washington disclosed it had rejected a Russian request that the case be droDoed. embassy made the i irT the Iam j insoacific hne from the date beginning of the B.CJP-A. services and Trans-Canada Airlines will do the same, its hne beins: bas- ox ate a t "This is so time to discuss the gravity." he said. -Sis retention of this document is clearly a Breach! of the official secrets On a conspiracy cnarge. he argu- ed that tne accused's meetings with Maj. Rogov. former assistant Rus- tion. the mznest possible volume of international trade, and a common pride in Canada. "As leaner of thjs party, what I want to see is strong men corne ed probably on Vancouver. 3 C 3CJP.A. and the projected Cana- cornmitral. There was no direct evidence of actually giving anything to the Russians. The magistrate admitted the evi- dence and adjourned the ease until dian J Tuesday afternoon for decision. nershUD, and will poo! their tra3ic i sched- PLANES AT OTTAWA Redin was innocent ______________ The grand jury indictment rrnvrmr sor-JnRrtv clared Eedin had obtainec infor- CHINTHE SQUADRON mation concerning national de- SS .OTTAWA. Apnl_ Rve fence and conspired to obtain and transmit to a foreign government plans dealing with national de- fence. It charged the young Russian See Break In Deadlock On Peace Treaties mformation "with intent and rea- a: lue-hourigW L Dakota aircraft, first flight of a _________ flying repatriation move of the j R C.A_F. Chinthe transport squad- I ixyfDON Aaril 10 ron landed at Rockcliffe airport j tauv' and American sources near here at lo-rnmute intervals! shortly after noon today following j o -fit TSit- reijicted today that the foreign MONTRHAIX April cultural group. Give tis that, and Bracken, national Progressive Con-, let us together build, oa the nortii- serrative leader, today called for, era half of this continent, a nation "strong men" from Quebec "to rep- that inll Be worthy of the chailezg- resens the pioneer white race on J ing days m which live." this continent." j yf- Bracken said thac a. In ati address prepared for de-1 loyalty for the king and common livery before the Quebec Progres-, ailegtance to Canada, -we hare in sive CorservaUvs meeting here. Mr. j fact become the kmgdom of Can- Bracken urged expanded produc-: ada' and now 5cd ourselves on the of tha world's air transportation system; and we Snd ourselves a probable centre cf global conftics m arry fa- ture war. "It is true we seek nothing that ada to share with, us an honored i others possess: IE :s tree we hare part in the task that (Sir John AJ more territory here than we raxs- Macdonald and fGeorges Etienne1 need. But the northern half of Corner began. The party I lead this continent; is car heritage anfl. wants from Quebec another Cartter.; we have no choice nut to "Give us men representaave of i it and defend and develop i; as every cccuaataonal. religious and oar OWE." forward from French-speaking Can- No Trace Plane Lost In North Bav. believe that the "informa- The second flight is still to be used to the grounded in Iceland by oad weatner. EDMONTON, craft of iiu son to tissi injurv of the United States and to the advantage of a foreign nation. to wit. Union of Soviet Socialist Repuolics Redin. who is 29, was in Port- land, Ore., awaiting a hearing today before the US. comzn-ssioner. He was arrested March 26 by Federal Bureau of Investigation officers who said he was about; to board a Soviet ship. lieutenant Ream was stationed Apni Ucited are CTRIKF AVFRTFTI STRIKE AVERTED would fQr deadlock on European peace raviMLn missing since it Lies_ when tney meet la Paris, tcofc orr here Ior Grande I Apni 25. Prairie, 235 miles nortn-srest of Ec- I monton. yesterday, but so far have Glen Statement Brings Denial REGINA. Minister J. April Resources Phelos in a statement in Seattle as Soviet purchasing commission representative and was the regional labor board. sources acRr.owlsdged WINNIPEG Aanl fce firs- ume tba" a11 hoDe of no'G" founa EO trace of it. autn- of a strike of Beater WinmoeVs tae Paris DC ace comerence May onues said today. 3.500 packinghouse workers has 1J- }sad vamshed. and j Aooard tiie rmsang aircraft are been averted, it was learned today belief that tae four forexga mm- I- followmg a meetmg.of union-man- agement represemames. <3n Agreement nas been reached for the United packing- j able house .Workers of America