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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE umiBRmGE DAILY FIU1UY, DF.CKMBKR M, 1917 Already There Has Been Conscription of Wealth; With More to Come Oliav.... I tha flnauca jirofits H. is lasted riment Um the eicess ihil its sum ot (torn uveu- oa Incomes over W.OOO.' which Increases in filiation uJtil it ei Si per MCI. tor mcouiK over J10V.OOO. ly-livo to ti-ilriy millions w rated, will during years ils tndlcence bring lo ue.isury a. sum nearer to fitly millions, '.u aJ- illtioa ii has KM! a csllnijled Uiat toe iiwomo la. iu force this year will italic tweniy-tlvo million dollars. To HiU eitem iNe government al- leaiiy conscripted and LCCUiiiuInted iveaith. It may he that the oU government >vfts slow In tapyine thi5 siiuroe of rev- Nevertheless today tus'.- ,uld se-l So much for existing mwiFutes lor tl-a of wealth. An iiov; '.he two ol tsjulloa lodged. It U beUeved thai H uuvera-; derlveJ (roiu bolU iHtlKU'al par-; lies and by rep-i resontalkm of organ- ized hib'jr, can ntt with greater free- dom uutl iudopeudeiu't! tluui a criiuit'ut which Id tilfi .'y nailer lhe old conditions. Hence thu resoluUou to iiboJish iraumn lu palrou-agc. to fill ____________________________ imbtii' offices by merit r.Pt fav- i oritls-ui, and to tdtubHeli honest unit flea for ai? yftirt li Immune ftoni crU- fare injurious lo the hi awarding cou icism beciiue a rukm Govurnnent has beeu orgtulied, tut only thai iho war is the first coasIderttUou and tho iiitlonal services. H has troubled representatives of tbe people, permit- ted Ebt) asi-emlem-y of organised i tracts a (id buying supplies. The Railway Problem. railway problem, Uie Union that to Us energetic mid successful !orj.jc.d -M me and ia outlined us" follows: proseruUoa union cmong the people! fecifd lhe of I'urtlvl" Fop tunny years in Canada railway Her Reason for Union Govt. (Toronto <.ilobol i At: woman nave n most convincing reply to a man who called at her .homo to show her tho ot si-riiitioii. Me talked well, and talk- ed a lot. ha hud iho askod him-if he had any suns. Yes, he had three. Any In khaki? So, u couucleutloua objec- tor. the second was obliged to suy work out may ptveu as t'iplial us J't tapisal 1100.000. proftu In addition shareholders of all cor- will be required to pay super- tax on dividends at following rates: Dividends exceeding JS.OQP, but not exceeding rer cent- in Canada Is contributing Heavily to iht1 treasury, litst year u viil iny the heaviest business in the] Tee exlitiiig measure expires excee on LKv. ol of this year, but firms will i pay 10 (he treasury neit year the iiiiiouiit required under itic act. lhat injure the .ukes oE all prMil-? over 11 per cfint. one- quarter up to 15 por ecru., one-half between 15 and psr cent., anil DIvMends exceeding JIO.OPO but not ceeding f' per itiiU Dividends exceeding JSO.O'tf but not exceeding 10 per cent. Dividends exeeedisg but noi exceeding 15 per cent. Dividend! exceeding f LQO.OCG, 25 per cent. It has been contended that the accessary as the coalition o! mfnl itself, it way be that evils policy was. determined not so much by j pledges is contained In tho closing .1 should have been overcome long ago.libe nmU ot transportation Uio'i words ol tho stomd Burden political leaders. Progressive Policies .11 time ot war, ti'o manifesto pro- may upon succesisve Gov- Jrtcnianils ot rival groups of railway I festo: Alter miJalntng the need (or union ernmunts tolerated tho buiWers. As a we have ti groat Tho .Oovernment system. lint itiveu'raie sue-. railway mileage, at heavy; in emergency there tuiiib only to heLitit' audhcost, with long stretches ot parallel is iuiparutlvo nei't-ssliy for fulfilment heroism hos not distinguished ft single could 1 of its policies with the leyst posdiUe Hut there are otaer reasons why the Union Government should bo en- jlan pirtlos in s with palronago. bandied all iho traffic and at j delay, .it itaelf to prosetuto trustt'd vrltU power. It has pledged it- GeucraHy Gqveruiucwts havo lived lower charges upon a smaller invest- tno ivar with ceaeeless vigor, to strlvo self to the old abusoa iu Canada und for many uielit of capital. H 13 lielicved. how-j for national uuUy, to tho and to a wise and bald policy ot con-j years distribution ot patronage has'over, lhat Canada will yt't develop! public departments with economy and strucUre reform. Tho system of cnuUut.-d to tho party m power ttraffic in excess of presvul rail facill-ioKk-icticy, measures of iai- ronage ID the dUtributlon of contracts i there is a iiatuniljdisposition to ftd-jtlcs; and iu the meantime DID CovEailou will regard soiJal justice, and offices which has preTailtcE iujjust tho balance vlien at length the'ertitneut will endeavor lu co-ord'-uato jaod to neglect nothlns lliat may bo rev. Canada for aeneritlons has been the other pany succeeds U office. Once oxlsUug services ami iiuprovo and quired to sustain the on sor- rCvH pf many political evils. It has i committed to the sysiem, -protect the imtioiial wllhuut vice or to comfort those of their fostered local and sectional interests are recognized and interests created i Injustice to private' companies. L" with, the national that aie not easily resisted or dis-l The sum of tho Goverumeut'hind touie and manage tho mills, the third was bul uiuttieca. and----- Tbls as for u he proceeded. ahe broke In, much more property in Canada than a poor workiDE vroiuau like myself has. Why should my sou. my only son, stay o-.it there guarding your mills and your munoy till he's worn out body and suul. while you re hare all Iho rc.n and comfort ol borne the safety? Soolns that not one ot the three Is ninn enough ot lila ovu ac- cord to take my poor lad's place'. I'll vote to make him go, the alacVcrl You pea that picture on the A merry face, Isn't It! And youun, ED young! Tho only son ot hU mo- tlior, and she a widow.' There's niy Without a vord tho man went on hts way. vrhum ihey lelt Tho boys at tlio [rout are vutiiiK practlcaliy 100 per cent, for Union government. Ara you go.og to lufc'j Iho doubtful course ot killing cmo v.ole? threexiuaners over 20 per cent. Such; come lax measure Is intended to super. nrma will not piv ihe iacome tai, un- sede the eicesi profits tax. This Is "s V KM IQ STUgher than the not the case. True, the Utter measure prnfits taii but ihe sharehold-; expliea at of the year ill pay on their incomes. but. It will renewed. On August income tai is probably not 17 !a3t Hon. f. White declared as'cicerir graded as that in force in himself to this etftct In the house and soQie roiintrlw. Pour per cent, ia it Is so quoted by Hansard. charged ou all incomes Already the gojeniment has in the of unmarried per- taken steps to tai abnormally tha and widowers without children, abnormal profits of packing houses. 'and exceeding 33.0W the case of And thelprime minister has pledged all other persons in addition-t there hlmieit to the Institution of a steeper is a surias amounting to two per cent, grading In the matter ot big Incomes. The Union Policy Outlined force compulsory military jerrica up- on all male cilUeus of Canada between Ihe ages of eijhteen and slity inclu- sive. The selection under that lai Is to be made by ballot, that is, by chance. Under present conditions the puWio Interest cannot ba served by a .administration in "the front lins of political progress. They are: The vigorous prosecution of the war by the tarnediate enforcement of tie M'iWarj Service Act Adequate taxation ot war profits and increased taxation of incomes. Effective arrangements lor demoWU- talion, care and vocational training ot returned soldiers. Effective measures to prevent: ei- cessive profits, to prohibit hoarding and combinations for the increase of prices and thus to reduce the cost living- Encouragement ot co-operation "amongst farmers to lower cost oi pro- duction and mariettas In the intereati pf aqUi producer and consumer. Civil service reform .ot patronage 'and fiUboi places on single standard of merit Eiteasioa of franchise to women icitb suitable provisions for Improvlcs status under the law. Strong and progressive policy o immigrationv and colonization. Development ot transportation ties, wilh 'cf-operatire manaaemeut o the various'-railway sysXems, to maki tbe best use of available equipment Co-operation with the provincial ROV ernments for the improvement tiguwsys. of-public expenditure avoidance of -waste and -ment of thrift. Development of all the resources o Canada with co-operation and asals ance ol the state where practicable t the best advantage of the people) Malntainance of good relations b tween employers and employed, car for Industrial population and the Bright to suitable standards of Hying Development of a national spirit Canada by lor a lym ifathetic understanding between tb. various communities. Creation, of a new portfolio, Imm gration and Coloniutfon; also, a p manent cabinet committee to overs 'prosecution war and a secon committee (or carrying out Iln of policy. Union for Military Service With regard to lhe Military Se vice Act, Sir Robert Boidea'i ita nent it hecama apparent that th rolhntary system was not provldl adequate reinforcements for tie arm li became necessary to consider I provisions of the Milllary Service A empowering the gorernmeot to e fighting line and at home. Accord- 'jlyj-a-new measure to authorize a: Jcctive draft of persons between the; es ot twenty and forty-fire was epared and submitted to uch care was taken to ensure that measure would not be unfair or jnst in Its provisions, that there onld no prejudicial interference or iadutrr, thafcthere! onld be no f or uses, sectSoos or The Hilary Serrlce Act is a democratic calllns the rich as well ts e more hear- 7 upon the irtch in that'll is more fficalt for i young man ol means to Uim exemption on the ground that Ubor Ls at; home for the cppcrt ot his. relit It is eml- ently fair; as between provinces nd as portions ol our eople who srf of different racial orl- ins, because It pays no attention what- HMTer to prorincial boundaries or aclftl froupt, bat calli op all young Banjul la ns ot toe same circumstances thej mar-live; There p" thbUfit of compulelon vntil com- nlsfqn became Imperative. Thera was o neiitaUon' Lo seek authority for. nrolment.br itlectloo when' the ne-: for xreftter was ndublUbly eatahlbhed. It iras tie JOT cm men which ssued the caH'to compelled' a mobUlaaUoa of mil tbe rwources the Empire, government appeals o wilh confidence that; he Tlcorous proiecation of tha war! li their ud supreme con-; Ml tilt the Military Serrlia' which the selective, draft la but a reflection of temper and will of Uie nation. I The Union Conitltutlwi As to conatftuMon at ihe new Union Government, the Bordea mani- festo.reads: TBA administration In irhoM name this appeil is made Is not the agent or orKIB of anr group, section or! party, There are those among Its j members who mast assume responsi- bility for the eondnct of war lhas far; and rach members do not seek tot cyade the reiponsibillly. Thftie are? those also among iti members who; haTft no such for the Military Service ACL til assume the fullest responsibility, as do all for the: future conduct of the war and for fut-: urc measures ot policy and acts ofj administration. It is not that the GoTernmetU irhlch held of' AUCTION SALE Of Horses Cattle SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 1917 Om the PubEc Sqnare at the Rear oi the Sujar City Cafe, Raymond Six head ot worX marei. All In foil. Four heavy geldings, 4 yean old; 2 geldings, 2 yean old; C good yearlings; 2 weincr colls. Ten ot cattle, calves and AT TWO f.M. PROPERTY OWNED IY J. N. ALLHED, RAYMOND, ALBERTA Extra Special SUIT 4 OVERCOAT SALE Satu An to be reckoned with if your Xma purse strings are light. We've too many suits and overcoats, that's the whole story and "unload" we must as we Need the Money to Carry On. This is a price redaction of High Grade Clothes the production of the best and mtst reliable makers of Fit-Reform and Society Brand SUITS OVERCOATS -1'- flofhes that are perfect in style, fit and workmanship and sold with pur personal guarantee of satisfaction. It means a clean to you on these better make garments. Future prices '.considered-1-' this sale undoubtedly is the greatest saving have ever offered as our clothes this seasbn are Exceptional values' at regular prices and these values can'only be duplicated by us at a greatly ad- vanced cost. Don't Let TKis Oppor- tunity Go By! You should be vitally concerned in this sale even if your gift list book is "closed." It will bear opening for these special values. INVESTIGATE! Sale includes all heavy Ulster Overcoats, Mackinaw Coats, Furs. All Suits Excepting Plain Blue, Black and Plain Grey Worsteds. Pick up a few Dollars while the Sale is on! Suits Saturday Special. SiriU Saturday Special.. Saturday Special.. Sato Saturday Special.. Sub Saturday Special.. Stturday Special Saturday Special Sob Saturday Special.. Sob Saturday Special.. ULSTER OVERCOATS Overcoats Sat. Special.. Overcoats Sat. Special.. Overcoats Sat. Special.. Overcoats Sat. Special.. Overcoats Sat. Special.. Overcoats Sat. Special.. FUR COLLARED COATS AT A SAVING Aslrachan lined, rubber interlined Storm Coats with Belgium Otter collar, Saturday Special Attrachan lined rubber interlined STORM COATS, collar, Satur- day FURS REDUCED 2 only, Black Bear Coab, Coon collars. Saturday Special 1 only, Black Be'ar Coats, Satur- day Special 1 only, Wallaby Coat, Saturday MACKINAW COATS Saturday........... Saturday Bkck Mackinaw CoaU, Satw- I7.M These prices for Sat. only. Shop Early STORE OPEN UNTIL 10 O'CLOCK McKELVIE THE "2" M's McGUIRE ;