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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD HEAVY PENALTIES RAIN COMES TO FOR NEGLECT UNDER INCOME TAX LAW �False Statement Calls For Penalty of $10,000 Fine or Six Months' Imprisonment E (CONTINUBD ON PAGE SIX) Ottawa. July ;!0. - Sir Thomas TV'hite.'s income lax bill bused upon the resolution adopted by thr house was distributed today. In addition to the information given to the house, last week relative to the taxes to he imposed, the bill contain* provisions for enforcement of the. act and details or the manner in which it is proposed to collect tho taxes. It is provided that any person making a false statement in any return requested by the minister, shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding $10,T)00 or to six months' imprisonment. For every do-fault in complying with the provisions of the act governing the waking of returns a person shall be liable to a penalty of $100 each day during Which the default continues. Provision is made for the appointment, by the governor-in-cotmcil of board of referees consisting of not more than three members who shall net as a court of revision; and shall hear and determine any appeal made by a taxpayer. The board will have power to confirm or amend ah assessment. In any case where the appeal is unsuccessful the board may direct that the person who appealed shall pay the cost ox part of the cost, and if the appeal is yuecessful it may recommend that the cost be paid In whole or In part by the crown. Tne tariff of fees in forco iu the exchequer court will apply in connection with, the the administration of this act. It is further provided that If the taxpayer is dissatisfied with tho decision of tho board, he may within 20 days appeal in writing to the minister of finance. Such appeals will come under the exclusive jurisdiction of the exchequer court. The act provides that all employers shall make a return of all persons in their employ liable to taxation under the act, and all corporations, associations and syndicates shall make a return of all dividends and bonuses paid to shareholders or members. Snch returns shall be delivered to the minister on or before February 28, in each year. Without anj notice or demand being made the minister may at any time enlarge tho time for making any returns. Another provision is as follows: "Every person liable to taxation under this act, shall, on or before February 2S in each year, without any notice or demand, deliver to the minister a return in such form as the minister may prescribe, of his income dur-1 ing the last preceding calendar year.' In such return the taxpayer shall state an address in Canada to which all notices and other documents to be mailed or served under this act may be mailed or sent." , Returns in the case of corporations, Associations or other bodies, shall be mad* and signed by the president, aecretary or chief agent having personal knowledge of the business. j depth. From a personal inspection ! through Lcavltt, Mt. View, Hill i Spring and fllenwood. one is surprised at the good stands of wheat, oats and barley are not so good. South and east in the Aetna. Kimball, Taylorvllle and Woolford districts, the wheat also looks well, but is hardly so Rood as west. The hay crop is everywhere much lighter than during the . past two years, both timothy and wild grasses. The hay harvest is going forward rapidly and another week will see it completed on all the small farms, big j outfits continuing longer. The best grain in the Hill Spring i district, possibly thai of Mr. H. Rus-sel Sloan is attributed to surface cultivation with the harrow after the ;;rain was well rooted. Crops in this locality look to be the best in the Cnrdston crop district. PICTURE BUTTE Picture Butte, July 2S.-Crops in this district are sadly in need of rain. Some of the wheat Is so far advanced as to need cutting In a few days. MAGRATH Mngrnth, July 28.-It Is wonderful how the grain is standing the long dry spell. The hot wind of the last few days has been very hard on it, but In many fields the heads are filling remarkably well and will no doubt give a fairly good yield. NEW DAVTON New Dayton. July 28.-It is Indeed surprising how, some of the crops are standing the dry weather. Summer-fallowing grain is still in the lead in this district. The cool nights seem to be a great benefit. Flax is looking good and seems to. stand the drouth well. The steam plowing outfit is still in operation on the Miami farm. Quite a number of acres are ready for seeding ia the spring as it is plain to be seen that early sown grain is best. TRAVER5 Traverse, July 2S.-Harvest will commence about the week of the fifth as the grain is ripening fast owing to the Intense heat. The past two days have had some prospects of rain, but still a high hot wind from the southwest and plenty of dust is blowing. We have not heard any com-plaintB of a scarcity of harvest help yet. Farmers are hauling out twine for which they are paying eighteen cents. CANADA WILL NEED 42,00(1 LABORERS Fan* Help Will Be Problem This Year, Is Report Winnipeg, July 28.-From present Indications, 42,000 harvest laborers �will be needed in Canada this year. The special harvesters fare -of one ecttt a mile will become effective on Ans. 1. This decision was reached lit a con* Terence held today of government and railway representatives. The Dominion government was represented by J. Brnc� Walker, commissioner'ot Immigration. Provincial government representatives were: Louis Kon, Manitoba; Deputy Minister of Agriculture >Craig, of Alberta; P. Molloy, Saskatchewan. Passenger department repre-itentatlves ot all the railways also were present at the conference. Another meeting of the conference flrlll be held next Friday. ; HOT THAT FAR ALONG A3 YET. "Haw do yon exterminate potato frogs?" "I donl know. I haven't studied up Sm the atrocities of war-gardening." Have you indigestion? /your food will continue to disagree with you, and cause distress until you strengthen your digestive organs, and tone and Sweeten the stomach. You can do this quickly and surely by promptly taking a few doses of KEOUM'S PIUS Their natural action relieves the stomach of undigested food, stimulates the flow of gastric juice, renews the activity of the liver and bowels, and strengthens the digestive system. Take them with confidence, for 60 years' experience prove that Beecham's Pills Are mod for the Stomach Urgsg ?�� �f *�� Medietas ia tt� WetU. TUESDAY, JULY 31, 1917 GILLETTS LYE LETHBRIOGE RAISED A THIRD (CONTINUKD MOM FlONT PaOI) only lasted for about ten minutes and failed even to lay the dust. Haying is now in full swing in the rancliiiic parts of the district, and while wild grass is considered very fair, the timothy Is very short. The different Krains are holding their own against the drought, hut undoubtedly would groatly benefit by immediate surface moisture. COALDALE Coaldale, July 30.-The crops have not all burned up yet, even if we have had no rain. All the grain which could be irrigated has had the water on it and shows the results to a remarkable degree. Grain on 'land in a good state of cultivation is holding on iu a manner almost beyond belief. But that on spring plowing, or which was gtubbied in has suffered