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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO THE LETHBRIDGB HERALD TUESDAY, APRH 30, 1946 DEMOBILIZATION TO END IN LATE FALL new tax suggested by the Doami-1 ion "as a pail tax although under j a different name." i registration fee on an annual i basis is a poll tax and it was so i described in the co-ordinating coai- mirtee." Mr. Drew said. CLAIMS FRANCO ALLY OF HITLER LONDON. April radio said today that a true. November and again m Jacu- OTTAWA. Anrfl asd air force bad sent the fact armed forces repatriation j ada a total of 304530 and demobilization is ahead of {eluding tie first sroa scliedule. officials say ifcere is little 35.000 who had bees designated likelihood the proeram will be- com-; occaoatios force cuty. i ary." pteted before the deadline of Octob- 1 STILL OVERSEAS i CLAXTO.VS Dt-NIAL er or November wita dependents re- by November or Decem- They explain slowcoirn can expected with, the number of a overseas and ihe miraber of applicants to discharge decreas- ing. This situation nave Macklin pioneered for Dominion- j wide news service, believing it would create a better spirit, of unity be-i iween eastern and western Canada.} The first fruits were in 1907 when j the "Western Associated Press was founded to be followed 10 years at of the first treasurer of the Associated Press, built on The Day In Parliament f3v The Canadian Press J The coaaniors wUl continue con- __ _ Jile lines lhe Assonaisd Press, j ad'eration __ became president. The senate will sit. The commons discussed the citi- zenship bill and passed it through! second" reading: heard State Secre- tary Martin renew assurance that no "change in the election act was contemplated to restrict the fran- chise to persons who qualified as Canadian citizens: gave first read- his pioneer work. parts of the Dommio ing to a private bill by L. R, Beau- these proposals from the start. to "remarJiS ascribed to Nichols of Vancouver, first Yaudreail-Soulaages) i -a-hcc: save expressed a desire to re- Bootleg liquor prices reach fan- lor 3, CITIZENSHIP unsatisfactory not been coratsleted. Resume Talks In U.S. Coal Strike WASHINGTON. April tP> John L. Lewis and United States soft, coal operators resumed con- tract talks Monday and Labor Sec- retary Schwellenbach reported the groundwork laid to keep them going until a settlement is reached. Several issues were discussed without reaching conclusions at. a meeting of the negotiating com- mittees of the United Mine Workers and the producers. It was the first meeting between the disputing par- ties since, negotiations were ended April 10. Chicago meantime faces a "brown- out" to conserve dwindling coal stores used for electric power, and in the Pittsburgh area, steel ingot operations were at 54.5 per cent of theoretical capacity. The 29-day-old coal strike al- ready has made an estimated 68.- 000 oersons idle in related indus- tries: PROVINCIALTAX it should be. Our i to a disproportionate extent Deemed. We produced a tax struc- S-v-a. was the exact reverse of taxes fell was cue time Can-{ asd spn (Continued from (Continued from Front Paae.i ori gross was the said th tjuite clear__ government would be glac. to plain them to Mr. Garsoa during the luncheon adjournment. Mr. Drew made no direct reply as thtag but unemployment and de- pression in this asked Mr. Garsoa. "Yet thai is the course to whether Ontario weald asree. to which is urged on the basis of have the reduced by the fan argument whicn is uosouna both w OTTAWA. April Drew of Ontario todav accused ..-BJ_.. ciaxton of making took part in the delate on secona reading. The debate resulted in newed discussion of whether re- e ments for ferenaate laving down reouire- itizenship should cif- ci between persor.s who told the Dominion-provincial con- ference he could not aeree with On- tario and Quebec thai the prov- inces have s priority ia the field of direct taxatloa. Hesurcisg a sueech. he began yes- terday, Mr. Garsoa said the Ontario and Quebec ris'rn provincial pri- were Bntisn subjects when they came to Canada and others. Jean Francois Pouliot Temiscoustaj toot the position that there was no contradiction m a Canadian beisg anti-British. It aid __ ____ not follow that because one was a an incorrect the I a British Wetaski- The camp needs 60 tons of supplies this season, and the owners have contracted with an air trafSc serv- Press, one of the most forceful, blunt and colorful figures has pass- ed from the ranks of Canadian journalism. "Eddie" belonged to an ice to have 40 trips made to the! era to which he remained true to at S2G4 a trip. the verr last. He had all the Sre here, another property (Beaulieu j Of a southern colonel and the warm At AI aaoicer propciiy oi a souinem coionei ana tae wariu River) only 45 miles west of here. heart of a western plainsman. His freight charses are correspondingly 1 broed-brijnmed black felt hat and lower, but- still are high enoiigh to j swinging cane were as familiar in make a city housewife wince. Ottawa. Toronto and Montreal as However, the people living in this j on Portage avenue in Winnipeg, area pay the nigh prices cheerfully. I Although ius Seld was the vigor- as they are convinced of the great ously-growing prairie west, he was, Domiiaon-Proviixcial conference in i subjects jas bill replying to a statement the premier had made on the conference floor. Mr. Drfw contended that Mr. laTrfnri onty ia. the field of direct taxation was "contradicted by history." was "wholly incorrect; 5n law" and was "ansourid in economics." The Manitoba premier said he was anxious to clear up the "fal- lacy" of provincial rights ia direct taxation. "Saupose for examnle that Mani- toba or say other oro-tince simi- larly situated, taking this categori- cal statement at its face value. thinks that if we fall to reach an agreement the provinces sian have an easv way out of their difficul- ties, thai way being simDiv to make use of its prioiitv in the direct tax said Mr. Garson. THE FALLACY "If this priority really exists that the provinces would need to de would be" to insist; politely that the Dominion, repeal its direct tax legis- lation so that tee provinces could step to wita direct tax increases eqnal to the rates repealed by the Dominion, and the job would, be done. "If -we tfciTiV that Oils Is what in the right of source" quoted In a. press story as "no poll tax was ever pro- posed by the federal authorities" to meet tha cost of social security measures. Mr. Claxton. replying, said been "no mystery" from the of the conference last the proposed ance her social securitr provisions by contributions of Canadian citi- zens or tsart of them. He had told the press the Do- minion had not proposed a poll tax and had pointed out to reporters that "aarc of earlier Dominion pro- posals which called for a legfatra- tion fee to be levied DV the prov- Jaccues tS.C., Wetassi- inces. j _ Mr. Drew rose at the beginning of this plenary session of become CanadiaES. Mr. Mar- conferencs on a question of j saiA riiar. period was required nanpen if we fail to reach an agreement, we certainly delude ourselves. The test of whether the have priority is we can successfully attack the fed- eral direct tax laws in the court, upon the ground that they are be- tae powers of tha Dominion to enact- Even those who say that the provinces priority, lourar that is impossiDle. "Not oniir is these neither h5s- torical nor" legal support- for this proDosilioii, but when the Domin- ion" as matter of custom or cour- tesv refrained' from imposing heavy direct taxes and depended on sales taxes and the like the result was TONIGHT p.m. OVER CJOC Civic Beautification Campaign Sponsored by Jticior Chamber of Commerce -will be opened by PRESIDENT CLEVE WTT.T. icith. BEN KOOKE Campaign ___ and FIRE 1'IHIkK SHORT future in store for Yellowknife. Claxton was e authoritative Norman Jacques win) took objection to the clause that stated British subjects had to wait for vears after entering Can- ada before they could obtain citi- zenship. M. J. Coidweil. C.C.F. leader, sug- gested a distinction might be made between persons who came from countries with a language and tra- ditions similar to Canada and those would need themselves. BLACKMOKE'S QUESTION John Blackmore (S.C.. Leta- bridge) said the house should seek to define "imperialism" and. "Can- adianism." Members did not seem, to be able between the two. urn FAILS (Continued; from Front Page? ament. was made public by State Secretary Byrnes at a press confer- ence lass night. He also disclosed he had drafted a s'Tnjiar pact to keep Allied forces on the alert against, a revival oi militarism in Japan, but declined to reveal details of this proposaL Mr. Bvmes says Premier Stalin had supported, the idea, for she four-power treaty on Germany when first and last, a newspaperman with broad Canadian views. His pan: in the establishment of The Canadian Press is too well known to need oration. In tfris fee pioneered as he had pioneered in the develop- ment of the west- with whicil the Manitoba Free Press grew to its full stature. On occasion the aggressive busi- ness man, he held Srm to the higfl rights of editorial crusading and honestv. Eis career as one of Can- Game Guardians Are Fire Heroes PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE. Man.. April SO. SC5; Provincial game guardians are heroes of a marsh- land Sre under control today after it destroved eight lodges and lev- elled eight acres in the duck shoot- ing grounds about 20 miles north of ?re. Starting Saturday afternoon, the blaze rased through the dry reeds of the delta marsh, threatening wild life as well as lodges and boat houses. The fire swept to within eight miles of the French, settle- ment oi Ambroise. Ten eame guardians under Chiefs A. B. Howell. battled ihe 12-foot flames for 4S hours with wet sacks j and pails. Walter Lee. a district farmer, carried on fire-fighting de- spite bums to his hands and legs and complete loss by Sames of his trousers. The blaze blew itself into Lake Manitoba when the wind shifted to the south Monday afternoon. GIVES CREDIT (Continued from Front Page.) raet and married a local girl. Miss Elizabeth Carey. They made their home at Orknev. near Lerksdorp. headquarters of the company, and have one child. But Dr. Hicks spends most of his time in the field and is one of the best known characters in Oden- daals Rust, in the centre of- the cw... The never-ending friendly feud between him and rival drillers some- times is conducted with such fierce- during the last few the uninitiated often think the argument must end in blows. But although Mr. Hicks has been accused by his rivals of many sins, he is probably the best-liket man in the new Selds and is helc in high esteem. Eight Lost In Ship Explosion EARLS. XJ., April Eight men reported Sv uiiured today as two ex- aa rocked the destroyer escort iJJSJS Solar which sank in lower Kew York bay oil tee Earle depot. The snip blew up a ammunition was being" unloaded. Naval headquarters in Kew York said most personnel got clear after an initial blast, which -eras moder- ate. A second explosion of major vio'ence and destroyed a lighter across the pier which extends out miles into the bay. Ocher vessels were hauled out into the bay. Naval headquarters earlier ex- pressed the fear that many dead or wounded. The first blast occurred at aja., CJ3.T. Its vibration broke windows in houses and stores in a. large area of MorAaiouth county and it could be heard for miles. FARM I3IEKOVEMEXT LOANS OTTAWA. April Minister Hsiey tabled in the com- mons the annual report of _tce Farm Improvement Ivoan Organiza- tion showing that from March 1 to Dec. 31, 1945. loans were made for a total of S3.3S1.741. COMPUETE CHANGE A cockroach gets a complete new skin several times before it matures. privilege. He quoted from a news- paper story, carried by The Cana- dian Press, in which "an authori- tative source" was quoted as saying "the Dominion always planned to Imnoee a tax to cover some of the cost of health insurance, pen- sions "to the aged and other welfare measures but so far it has not been in Australia and South. Africa, "When the bill was being drawn up. said Mr. Martin, the govern- ment considered this requirement and immigration officials had emphasized that the Dominion should not be ''saddled with the burden" of maintaining people of unsound health or criminal ten- able to work out a definite tax i dencies. j -The element does not HEALTH, OLD AGE COSTS i change the situation, The storv said this was comment i be added. s A statement by Premier jjrew Dealins with another section lat "the Dominion had suggested -which states that a Canadian ciu- j the nrovinces a plan under which zen is a British subject. Mr. Martin health'measures and old age pen- j said This did not mean that a Can- sions would be -f inanced by an ad- i solan citizen was a. subject of ditional tax of from three to five per cent on an incomes and a poll tax of perhaps to be paid by all persons 16 years and over." To have such a statement made outside the conference was "very objectionable." Drew said. "It was thines lifee this led me Britain- "The citizens of Canada are sub- ject to no government outside of he emphasized. At the same time, it was beyond doubt that a Canadian citizen was a subject of the King and it would be a 'Tash who would suggest that a Canadian would be less loyal as a Canadian, citizen t as a British subject. to move "that This conference hold public sessions." The source of the statements was "not left in doubt." The Toronto Star had used this headline "Plan No Poll It didn't- really matter whether the statement was made by Mr. Claxton "or an-c- other bubbling town charges 75 cents for three- year-old screenings. Taxis charge here, and he played a prominent i SI5 an hour or S50 a day. part, in a new era of western devel- I Prices in the liquor store, run by] opment. the Saskatchewan government, are man of unusual vision, Mr. YOU MAT NEVEt SII A TOURIST, tourist dollars flow to you. The grocer, the garage man, the farmer, the office body benefits directly or indirectly from tourist spending, and the extra work and income it creates. Last year, tourists in Canada spent more than one hundred and fifty million dollars. In the years ahead, as oar ability to handle tourist traffic grows, who is to say how big this business may become? For Canada is in aa enviable natural vacation land next door to the most travel-minded nation in the world. This is an all-important year! It may be difficult in many ways yet it holds great promise for the furore, THEY'LL BE ABOUT US...We want them to come again. We want them to tell their friends: "We had a marvellous ricne in By making them truly -welcome, we can win millions of enthusiastic salesmen for cus- tomers" who will pass on to many times their number the story of Canadian hospitality and of Canada's unlimited attractions as a vacation land. CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUREAU Dvpwtintnl Ommtro, Ottawa NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER! ;