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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JANUARY 6. 1WI TFF DATf.Y PAGE F.LKVBM Income Tax Yields Big Returns Over December, 1919 Keturng Three Times as Heavy An in Same Month of Previous Year ALMNTA TO HAVI A MINIMUM WAG! 10 Aft D EDMONTON. JM. 6.-A minimum creating minimum board to funt- Hmi all the and on a permanent bull, will introduced an a (ovornnnnt at the cumlnv session of Iho legislature. HOD. J. It. Uoyle, In making thin state- ment, explains purpose of the act to be tho regulation or female labor, the intuntion be- Inf to {.'online its Deration in largu part to thai class ol workers. OTTAWA, Jan. (Canadian ta.t and special In-' land i-ovunufl tuxos were star per-! formers in last mouth's public rnven-j ins. Income tax collections were' thn-n times what they wore In Decom- 1019, the figures being DticejnVior '313. December 1520, Inltn.' to in spite Of depression, business profits tax snow- ed an increase. In December law it .was and la December Iii20, For ths whole nine months' period ended December 81. business profits tai showed an in- _ _ i _ fi-ij crease of nearly half a million over Ontario Oily Scene Of TWO M01Q- the corresponding period of the prev- ious year. Total ordinary revenue; for the month was rather more than j twelve millions in excess c-f Decem-' her, 1919, but ordinary expenditure 19 in the national debt which Fired Blank Cartridges LONDON, Ont., Jan. anto ups last night. The first was at i fruit store, where the pair demand t Uw UM Linr Pilh DM fM t I lie tea, ill CMltrt. Dr. U.SJAILBOAI ast month, us against in December 1919. Com- parisons of the nine- months' period of the two yearu, show an Increase In customs revenue from to and a decrease in eccise revenue of more than two millions. keeper hesitated and a couple of shots were fired from a revolver to impress him with tho LABOR CONVENTION OPENS AT CAPITAL ON MONDAY culty. I In the second case A courageous woman, Mrs. Crockett replied to their j demand for money, "nothing doing.'' The woman screamed when revolvers were pointed rn her face. and.her hus- band ran to her assistance. He made a dash at the robbers, but too late i to savfi 1Tn which they had grabbed EDMONTON. Jan. Alberta from the till. foderal ccnre-nlion of labor opens its One of the robbers fired a shot at annual convention here on Monday, Mr..-Crockett, but he was not injured. January 10 at 9 a.m., continuing for No bullet marks were found In either tw.i'da'ys. Prank Wheatley is presi- store where shots were flred and It dent aad Walter Smitten, secretary, is surmised the robbers used blink Adtlresses of welcome will' be made cartridges, and flred their revolvers by Premier Stewart for Alberta and to frighten, not to wound their vie- Mayor Duggan for the city council, tims. Important business featured in many; resolutions will be dealt with in the convention. Entertainment at ban- quet and theatre, and a tour of the city, weather permitting, will be ac- corded the visitors by the local trades and labor council. HEADS DEPARTMENT THREE CARD MONTE GAME OF SKILL MONTREAL, the court bf king's bench recently ruled that the game of ttrefwani monte x.n was a game of skill an'd not a frand- OF SOCIAL WELFARE nlent game, the detectlv. here SASKATOON, 7an. Nlchol, minisur of church, and member hai been faced with a new problem. Dr. j Within the last three days 26 com- St. Thomas' plaints have been made by of high who say they have Invited into board of this city, has decided game and have lost all theif mon- amounts varlsd from to to accept the position offered him by, ey. the provincial government as tor of the new .department of rocial welfare. It is the first appointment of its kind in the Dominion and li an entirely new departure for the gov- ernment. The new position of Rev. Nicho! will BELL CO. WILLING TO necessitate his embarking on a ser- JOB of lectures before clubs and Indivi- duals in order to educate the people t.o a better understanding and observ- ance of the temperance and social laws. INSINUATE MOTIVES BEHIND ACTHftf IN REVOKING CHARTER OTTAWA, Jan. of motives behind tho action of the Trades and Labor Congress of Can- ada in rfiroklng the charter of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Emplorwa, as made In a resolution passed by tho executive of that body oa Tuesday, supporting the stand taken by A. R. Mother, president, are ridiculed by Tom president of the congrasa. "The '.-hole Mr. Moore lfla composed of generalities and I do not intend to discuss the matter through the As for the insinua. tionst of motives they may refer to Mr. Moshtr himself, for they certainty do not refer to anyone in this office. So long as. he gets the press to publish such statements, he Is obtaining what ke may believe to be useful props- toward maintaining his or- ganization. Probably Mr. Mosher be- lieves It goad policy to use the press In this way." Establishments an plying k busy trade on St. Lawrence boulevard at this game, their victims being mainly lumberjacks with full purses. ACCEPT TEMPORARY ADVANCE OF RATES OTTAWA, Jan. e.'-fCan. Serious consideration of the Bell Tele- phone company's application for In- creased rates as a purely emergency measure was this morning urged up on the Board of Hallway Commission ers by O. H. Geary, counsel for the city of Toronto and E. Lovering fo: the province of Ontario. F. H. Phippen, K.C., who had Join ed the forces of the Bell company'; counsel when the hearing waa reaum ed yesterday, said that opposing coun sel apparently overlooked the fac that judgments of the board were al based on temporary requirements When conditions changed boarc could always alter the tariffs of any SEATTLE, Jan. United States coast guard cutter will leave Port Angeles. today or tomorrow, to search for the mail boat Joseph Pulitzer, reported missing in Shelikotf Stvaits, Alaska, since Dacember 35. it was announced at the Seattle offices of the coast guard service today. Belief that the United States mall boat Joseph Pulitzer may have run into some sheltered covn to ride out storms that have swept the Alaska west coast since late in November was expressed today at the offices of W. C. Dawson and company, agents for the vessn! when she sailed from Seattle March IS to take up the West- ern Alaska mall run. The Pulitzer, formerly a pilot boat at the mouth of Columbia river, is a gas schooner of 69 gross tons, and is owned by Dr. Andrew C. Smith of Portland, Oregon. She was built in 1894 at Essex, Mass. EXPORT OF TO UNITED STATES IS ON INCREASE MOOSE JAW, Jan. export of wheat from this city to Minneapolis is increasing daily and the activity in buying from sample has reached large proportions. During the first three days of this week, 180 cars of wheat went south over the Soo line. The car situation has greatly Im- proved and buyers here for United States concerns are being offered all the foreign cars they require. The Soo line brought In three entire trains of empties for loading at the Domin- ion elevator in 24 hours which ended last night. FORMER BELGIAN PREMIER FOUND GUILTY OF LEVITY public them. service corporation under The Bell company would be satisfied It rates were adjusted to al low It, under present conditions to gire the public proper service with a reasonable degree of profit. Then If a readjustment were necessary later the company would be ready to accept that readjustment. C.P.R, RE-OPENS ANGUS SHOPS; OLD CONDITIONS MONTREAL, Jan. wai an- nounced today that the Canadian Paci- flc Railway Angus shops in this city employing 5500 men which closed for 13 days holidays just before Christ- mas, have been re-opened under the same conditions as previously. RIPPED DOOR OFF FARM HOUSE QLEN FALLS, N. B., Jin. f_ Sportsmen ire looking for i huge bear who has been on tHe rsm- paoe In district recently. One night not long ago ht visited farm house, ripped the door off itt hinges to get Inside where a whole hoi] wos hinging and after gorging Himself made off. Enor- mous trioks left by the bear In- dicate that he is a very big fel- low. !Why not give the children POSTUM CEREAL instead of tea or coffee Doctors and educators advise against tea and cof- fee for growing youngsters "There's a Reason BRUSSELS. Jan. Charles Be Brocqueville, former premier of j Belgium, will not be prosecuted for the minor part he took in the case of Baron Evence Coppee. and his son, who were charged last June with hav- ing supplied tte Germans during their occupation with coal and other pro- ducts. On a previous application for the release of the prisoners, Premier De Brocqueville made a deposition in heir favor. The committee of investigation in- to the conduct of the ei-premier has I adjudged that there are no grounds to implicate him. but that he was juilty of levity and imprudence, not, however, sufficient to justify further action. LORD SHAUGHNESSY FAVORS DISARMAMENT NEW YORK, Jan. Press.) from Lord Shaughnessy and Sir Robert Falconer, president of the University of Toronto, appear in' the news columns of the World this morn- ing in connection with the news- paper's campaign advocating inter- national disarmament. Lord Shaughnessy says: "T decid- edly favor an agreement between the j great powers regulating and restrict- j ing naral and military not only for economic reasons but as an assurance that the expressed de- termination of the allies to prevent fu-; ture wars waa seriously intended.' Continued competitive armament con- struction would make tho burden of taxation almost unbearable." Sir Robert Falconer says: "Combtn-! ed action should result great economic, relief. It should go far -to remove' suspicions of selfish aggrandisement and it should greatly advance the preservation of peace by agreement and open discussion because the lead- ing nations of tha world would show their unwillingness to appeal to force for the sett'lement of disputes." COMMERCIAL TREATY WITH FRANCE ON TAP OTTAWA, Jan. Sir! George Foster arrives back in Can-; uia it Is expected that he will be able :o announce some definite results of: :he negotiations in progress with the French government looking to a new commercial treaty between Canada and France. While In Paris, Sir George had the matter personsjly in land. Sir George sailed for Canada on December SI by the Empress of Britain. NAB CONFIDENCE MEN SASKATOON, Jan. the ar- rest of Cecil Armstrong and David falning, Saskatchewan provincial po- ice have two clever confidence men vlio have victimized at least a dozen merchants in various part of tho prov- nce, through tho uae of a bogus lank acceptance on "home-made" :hoques. Armstrong and Italning lave admitted forgeries at Canora, lumboldt and Qu'Anpcilo, and today Armstrong was identified us a man lamed "C. IMulnson" who last month lefrauded Av4 Saskatoon store, fcoepern. RUMMAGE SALE Quality of the highest has never before reached yon so attractively and desirably as in thie remarkable offering of the verv ____ best in materials, making and mode, which we here present at prices that are pared down to the very last this is the climax of our clearance at the final figures at which all garments and piece goods will be offered. You will do well to take the earliest advantage of these many golden opportunities for they will never comt again. A Clean-in In All Serge Dresses There are just 26 of them but every one of these dresses is of an ex- clusive design, distinctive in style and in a wide variety of models mak- ing a personally becoming selection and easy choice, providing, of course, that you come early to get the best selection of them. 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