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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WeatKer WAJUtCK, VOL. 166. LETHBRLDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1946 12 PAGEe JAN -J- 4- Income, Corporation, Excess Profits Taxes Reduced U.N. VotingHalf Million Taxpayers Byrnes Calls Controversy iRemoved From Rolls In 1947 ForJDedsion special act of parliament will be required to brmx into effect the pro- posals lor a financial tie-up with she provinces. The budget do not encompass wus oSer. Macdoimeil Opens Debate On Budget OTTAWA, June S3 M. Zfecdonnell fP.C- S5uskcka-On- opposition flssucial critic, adjourning the budges debate Fri- day night called for iaore economy and said the new Dominion-provin- cial tax proposals indicated the fed- eral government -vas "waving a very big stick." Applause f or Mr. -lacdonneli over- lapped the applause for Finance Minister Ilsley who sat down as Mr. MacdonstH rose in bis seat. "I wsut to thank the gentlemen opposite Sir their applause." said Mr. Macdonnell with a smile at the j Liberal benches. "It was very un- expected." "Don't kid a, govern- ment supporter shouted. Mr. Mardonnell said the budget SEW YOBK, June Russia tossed a voting contro- versy into the lap cf the atomic energy commission today when she served notice that she would fight for a rule requiring a two- thirds vote for approval of all questions before the commis- sion. That iras one of the first questions scheduled for action as the commission was called Into session for its first meet- ing as a. working committee to start laying the groundwork for a permanent atomic control agenev. RUSSIANS PROTEST The issue arose yesterday when the commission's committee on rules and procedure approved a rule providing that measures could be adopted by a straight majority of the 12 commission members, in- cluding Gen. A. G. L. McNaugh- wn. Canada's representaave. Tfee Russian procedure expert took exception to the ruling and re- served the right for Soviet delegate Andrei A. Gromvko to bring the issue before the commission at to- dav's closed meeting. Since the session was confined largely to nrocedural matters, it was decided" to bar the press and Associates of United States OTTAWA. June Canadian till Thursday received s'seat in the senate. Chief Thibaudeau Rinfret a_ to the governor genets, j assent if. four t measures and three r-i'i bills incorporating ex-, .Demands Action On Calling of General Peace Conference AND Allowed as Tax Deductions fyTTAWA, June i Offer Me To Provinces Tax IHiis was a "monumental document" vrhich would loug be remembered "for better or for worje." He said Mr. Hslev had a way of taking the taxpayers shirt yet main- taining his goocwiii. JHe said people be disap- pointed that tsx reductions were so little and yet the bu gee presented a large deficit- The deficit could have been re- duced if proper economies had been spslied. ___ ,_ He heard notni ley about economies. Mr. Macdonnell said taxpayers OTTAWA, June 2fe Minister lisley last i a'isounced revision of the fecem proposals for il- iii Wi new Dominion provincial agree- Similar payments Will be al- ments making participation on the pare of each province optional. The minister outlined govern- ment's offer in his bucger speech. lowed as tax deductions. Excess profits taxes are reduced as from Jan. 1 next. Representative Bernard M. Baruch said, however, that Mr. Baruch felt that future meetings should be open. ATOMIC PROBLEMS "WSiat faces the atomic group? The following questions and answers deal with, the most pertinent mat- ters: propositions are before the commission? Broadly-speaking there are only two plans- One is the United States plan advanced bv Bernard M. Bar- uch, United States representative, at the commission's -first- meeting June 14. The other is the Russian Jan put forward bv Andrei A. Gro- commission's second .meeting June 19. What, did the United States sno. i i -11 i i had been proposed previously. Ke partnerships Will be exempt, said the extension was j Farmers and fishermen the offer was optional and some j provinces might acceptance.' Provinces accepfag thJ' proposal would agree on behsiT Themselves and tlieir municipaUtiis to vacate r Patronage dividend exemption for co-operatives Tax .years ending- in 1946. Succession duties Jon. 1. 1947. Tariff Effective oaies of changes an- nounced in the budget: Persona! income 1. _. first for' a full peacetime year since the outbreak of; and ew- pro- war in tax relief to earning Canadians! fits i. IMT. and to most business concerns. Finance Minister Ilsley in a budget speech in the commons last night announced widespread in- come tax changes, including reductions which will relieve between and i 000 persons from income tax payments, and the lowering of business taxes. Practically no tax changes will go into effect this year. Taxes on co-operatives will go into effect but their patronage dividends and Reactions On Budget Vary PARIS. June ,'AJP.) State Secretary Byrnes served notice on the foreign ministers i council tonight he intended to for a decision tomorrow the calluiir of a general European peace conference, an j 1 American informant said. i At about i he same time, the j Moscow radio was broadcasting i a report that there was a trend in Lnited States foreign policy j j toward a separate peace in Europe. I "There is no question." a Mos- cow commentator said, "that there: are people and organizations in the' United Srates who" place ikeir party j or other internal interests above the interests of international' OTTA-WA. June France Minister Hsley's Srss peacetime presented 5 2E COUJHiOjftti made 20 reference to f.oj Canadian aousefcold s.-s.I 3s confined so tax such items as _ 1 women's cosmeues and jesr- elry. many of which bv wartime budgets. Wins. Morse By Minority Vote June 23. ?S wir-mr peace. rO say nothing of the fact Election of C.C.F. candidate James that undoubtedlv some elements in' Gibson to retnvsest Morse constlt- SEEK CLEAR DECKS 1 55-seac house, liberals bold flve j Earlier today the ministers as-, and armed forces three seats. seaibled for a free-for-all session Ccmolete results of the VOTES i on five peace treaties in an follow: Gibson 3.105; j to clear the decks for a 21-power "STiebe (IT.) 2.40S; HamsaT peace conference. 1.094. j The ministers, considerably The necessitated by coursged by the solution yesterday tjje. reslgnarion lasi fall cf C.C.P- of the Dod'ecanese Islands and the; member S. iT. Suidell. included n-1 but personal-ownerships and gf comment -nd on the particular EON. J. L. ILSLEY i angle under study. Bat there will be allowed to file returns on the basis of a three-year i was practically no reaction at _ aH for th? tune being on one moving average. j offer of a The same tax offer as was made by the Dominion! the personal incosie Seld for _______ __ would be most disappointed in the later Russia propose? size of- the tax reductions. One Instance of the govern- ment's lack of awareness of the need for economies was the fact that the war was over a year and the war expanded civil service had only been reduced by 900. He thct'-jht Mr. Bsley should have rationed the various spending de- partments. KO TAX REFORM Ke offered criticism that the oud- set indicated no concrete reforms in tax administration. Mr. Bsley had not indicated any comprehen- sh'3 way of improving the taxation svstem. Nothing -was snsiiested about a reorganization of the method of tax collection. This was long overdue and should be carried out as quickly as possible. Referring to the Dominion-pro- vincial proposals Mr. Macdonnell said he hoped they might find ac- ceptance but thev impressed him. ading that the owrn- The United States laid down a broad nrogram calling for creation by treaties among the countries of an international atomic develop- ment authority which would have full control over atomic energy matters. Russia pronosed a solemn con- vention among the countries of the world forbidding the production and use of a weapon based upon atomic energy. TJ.S. PROPOSALS What does the United States pro- pose to do once it is satisfied that an adequate system of control has been set up and the atomic bomb is outlawed as a weapon of war- fare? on first reading that the ment was wielding the big "and a verv stick." stick Mr. Maccionneli said he did not atomic This: 1. Stop manufacturing bombs. 2. Disnose of existing bombs pur- suant to the terms of the treaty providing for the control. 3. Give Sac atomic development authority full information as to the know-how for producing atomic en- ergy. Would the United States give to the atomic development author- the tarni of the In the corporation Income a uni- five per collected for the by the Dominion. In succession outlet 'fit- would have the ctoke cos levy- ing taxes or of a deduc- tion in annual payments froni the Dominion equivalent tira amount collected. PAT ON" OLD OFFER The payments to the provinces would bo in accordance with its offer made at the April- May conference which failed to reach an Provinces -Jiich did not enter into the piar. W'iji be free to im- pose persons! tax and tax- payers in zhazr pferrinces would be (By The Canadian Press.> Approval minsrlesi with na today as Canadians absorb- ed details of the federal budget presented at Ottawa by Finance Minister Ilsley. French-Italian border questions, in- j votes by -st The reactions irere structed their deputies M bring in titled to vote provincial skeleton drafts, of peace nacts for, in the t-vo previous Italy. Bulgaria. Romania. Hungary i since the came to i and Finland for today's session. i won by A British source said that with f voted, all five treaties before them, the i More than 30 per cent of v? offer of a sew five- f ministers would be able to take up! a hieher total than w. taxation agreement to the j topic they desired. This jaigbt election, turned out to Ia 000.000. S143.000.000 CUT In Mr. TIsley estimated the over-all effect of the pro- posals will be to reduce income tax revenues for a fall year, as- suming the present ccmcs, by approximately S143.- or about 23 per cent These redactions will be in addition to the flat 16-per-cent redaction in personal income taxes hi the last budget. ..._ provincial premiers wary of immediate comment except j f those outside the western hemis- for Premier Stuart Garsoa of Mani- merchaac marine to be withdrawn OTHER CHANGES Mr. Esley also proposed various other amencments. Through one of these, a husband and wife each having incomes in excess of ST50 annually will each PARIS. June Cable) Secretary Byrnes of the United States is pressing hard new exemptions would have to be analyzed, he said, to get the 21-power peace con- fur- fercnce the end ther comment. r- i of July but while; authorities" in Other' provincial heads would not! Paris are chary of specuJation commit; themselves- j there is a growing belief it may The budget had other, more deS-; not take place until the autumn nite aspects, which brought more i the L'nited Nations gen- definice reaction. eral assemtiv in September. On the reduction from -JO to 30' SEE JCL-Y DATE OUT A reliable source djan Press that it is "almost Aii if 1" J f able to offset the provincial tax with this scaling down to appnm -gainst up to --ive per cent, of the mately 10 to lo per cent lor th ederal tax. There com- i majority of taxpaj-ers. taxes reduced by 50 to 75 per cent.! lowance as a means of encourag- this down to aoproxi- ice married women ia take eni- i declined to be J2n- to believe the conference will Hupert B. Ramsay. Progressive Conservative party leader ula'ed Gibson on bis vie wry and i "the ffovemmeav now nas a faS. i mandate to proceed their pro- grata for farther J. Patterson. Oberal opposi- tion leader in islature seid_ "the resalfc will cot la anv wav deter the Liberal party in cpntinuine- its aeeressive rpmpaiga against the establishment of a so- i cisllstic state ia SasJcatcaewao." I In another Dost-eleciioB; state- Premier T. C. said. wish to exnress my thanks _to electors of Sforse for sne federal plete freedom to impose p-o Incial corporation taxes, but tnt? srcttld not be deductible for purposes. Succession duties C' tax by 3IAIX CHANGES Eere are the main proposals: icg married women ta ploymeat in wartime. There also will be a revision of the presea; person resident a mandate to ro oa, prcsram for the betterment 1. Exemotioas for married per- a pare of the taxation year, sons to be raised from to non-participating would i 2. .coemptions for single persons be allowed "as a on tip to to be raised from to S750. 50 per cent, of the sue- j 3. All children to be classed as cession duty tax. The j family allowance recipients for per- wculd pay provinces -.at u feting i sonal income tax purposes, sn agreement hall 31 ion's net cornorfeS-; incoK1? col- lections from certain pub- lic utility companies. tax imposed by the companies. MOST WIVLISG 4. rlat deduction of S100 to be allowed from income for each child eligible for family allowances. 5. Hat deduction of S300 to be allowed from income for each de- "This will be very well received." oe held j.n Jui-v-. leaoers ac Toronto were J. A. Sullivan, secretary fans very shorr, of what the Ti.C. EDMONTON. June agreement reach- to negotiat-cns c ed on Trieste will be the real executive officers of Civic Ffecera! Another amendment will provide member ofa wned provincial legislature is paid an i personal income taxpayers." i_ i 3 "s-'t _ aggregate of his normal sessional sufficient; to meet the higher cost of I livin." I indemnity and the expense aHow- I living. 1 r cepannient. CUtrtpn an earlier portion of his assuming it will last a; least one relations, said today month, it would crowd HL Roct of the depsrtmen; Farm spokesmen commended the assembly aieetir.g. Such an event trade and industry, has been, an- not I for family i Provincial financial arrangements Ikley said the reductions in and fishermen to tax on tne. income over' pointed cor.esliatoT. ana that the KTXG TO ATTEND? first aieeuRg union otflciais When the full-dress peace con- and th? aty icn'TtUsJCEcrs and. held Tlisscsy. inces. r'-i not the friends should deal friends. The provisoes were being asked to "toe nark" and "sign on the line." "Mr. Macdonnell referred to what hi called Prime Minister Mackenzie Kind's failure to brine the con- ferees together. Mr. King rose and asked if Mr. Macdonnell had heard any person take exception to his decision to adjourn the conference. mg tne atomic 8E5S TOEXADO DAMAGE _____. Ont.. June I 2. "To forbid the production and j "Never r Exempiions on personal income iect married persons raised from ible. JSI.200 to Jan. alonsr; 'i the i three months from the entry into, us to remain indifferect to the FLOODS at Townsvills. Queens- force of this agreement all stocks i problem of provincial flr-an--' and; land, lifted a wooden house, of atomic energy weapons whether taxation. The agreements wih earned it with its four occu- in a finished or semi-finished con-. expire by next sprir.g three 01 Farmers and fishermen to be allowed to pay tax on the basis of their average income over a three-year period. have been there is a Mutual and auto- lower actual deduction n wJ! no; companies sub- beneSt the Sfhennftn when he neecs ivicsncs decuct- the money most." Co-operauies hearc uith satis-- I faction the announccmeni that pat- ronage dividends and pay- 1 ments will be treatec a deduc- tion from taxable income. Such a 1 move was reccmaiencita oy the rq--a; conamission on alter much contentious All children to be classed as family allowance recipients for persona! income tax effectiTe Jan. 1. 1947. wife and two children j dnion.' of a mi5e down I street and deposited it on a! vacant allotment. At the tin-" writing, relates the i Australian Kews letter, the owi.erS was trying to the block on j which his house formerly stood for! the block osi which it now stands. In Liquor Ration BEET POP I (New York Times) This may interest soft-drir.k i The Nazis, reports the. decartir.ent of coromercel used su-! gar beets to procuie a nolic beverage said to "be both' nutritive and iney.pensive. Wash beets, steani for fifteen minutes, press in ordinary cider press, filter and pour into glass bottles, carbo- and seal. The press cake may THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Page Four.) EDMONTON. June A. King, chairman of the Albsria Lionor Control Board. Thnrsdav there would be no chanse in the 26 ounce bottle ratian of Scotch or rye whiskey dnrtn? July. Mr. Kins; was commenting on a report from British Colombia that an increase in the ration of thest liquors had been an- nounced. The present Albe-fa ration is 26 ounces of Scotch nr rye whiskey, four bottles of vnie. and no restriction on t1-': ?ai chase of gin, rum ant! beer. them this without a new: agreement several provinces are go- j in? to be faced with a difficult j budget problsm. and a chaotic tax 1 situation is likely to arise Mr. Ilsley said: ''Financial pressure on the ic-- favored provinces will give r..-tr I" i increasingly arbitrary and New five-year taxation agree- ment offered to provinces on an optional basis. i Plat detraction of S100 to bo- al- i lowed from income for personal i income tax purposes for each child eligible to recei-ve fair.Hy allowances Jan. J. 1347. Present lax credits allowed In Complete o'.erhauhr.g and sinjpli- personal income tax fcr dependents fication of persona! income tax be replaced by deductions from' rate structures proposed. Jan. 1. 1347. Tax exemp'ion to credit unions deduction from income continued. income tax purposes to' Albei Warm For Crop Growth WINNIPEG. June 38 crop report sep-srately today of course woukl mean a less of rev- enues to the Dominion "The Dominion canr.ot stand partnerships aside and allow such a situation to develop. It would seriousiy impair i {tc -apacity of private enterprise to -de high ar.d expanding em- Tt would weaken and! deft- federal sys- j and central Saskatchewan. re warmth and Excess profits tax from warmtn uouw irtnershsps and sols proprietor- Taxation of husband and uorking b-> helpful t" dtve.opmer.t in i wife" placed or. more eqisilable AJberta where heavy rains have I _____ built up a conoid arable reserve of Excess profits tax reduced sn income above 11623 per cent, of standard profits. Patronage dividends of co-opera- Roard of tax appeals to be es- tablished to hear anteals from personal income tsx assess- ments for 1346 and succeeding years. i moisture. conditions have i maintained a satisfactory level. O-ips are up 15 inches ir. height. j? 70 per cent completed in the Edmonton area. TO M-nt tbs controversial price control WH to Tnaaan. Demo- cratic leaders said that if he does not _it raidr-ight Sunday, the Office of Price Administration will die. HOOVER TAKES OFF FOR OTTAWA VISIT NEW YORK. June Herbert Tra- man's food ieit La Gaardia Field today in president's four-cabined transport plane, the Sacred for where he will speak tonight on the food situation. NO EVIDENCE OF FROST AT CAKD5TCN CARDSTON. June seven degrees of frost recorded at Pincher Althoush the weather -fas chilly no evidence ol Irasi has been noted. Yesterday afternoon a 15-minaie faas! hit here but no serious crop damage is repor'ed. There -was iight rain. also. B.C. FREMIEK TO CONFER IN OTTAWA VICTORIA. June Premier John Hart of British Columbia said today that he wouid ?o ic Otta-sta shortly to confer informally -with tht Dominion on proposals la the vinccs for new tax arrangements. >ir. Hart did not set any date for I his departure, savins he woald study Finance SUnister Ester's budget sceech first. PRIEST PROMOTED TO BE BISHOP OF VICTORIA VATICAN CITY. June Pope Pius today promoted j Father James Hffl. priest of Campbellton, NJB, to he Bishop cf Victoria. i CLAIM ALTITUDE RECORD FOR GER31AN V-4 i WHITE SANDis Jane wwiru altitude record was claimed for a German V-2 rocket Trhicn in a test i today soared thin 75 miles above the by official estimate. and r.ivy technicians whs launched the projectile recovery and examination of instruments carried by woiiid be two or three days before they knew it their ;oil cf 100 miles or more. BRYDsON GOES INTO LEAD SECOND PAX'S PtAY BEACCNSFIELD GOLF CLITB, Jtiwt of Toronto MSssissanga went into lea-j in the second day's play for the Canadian Oycji golf bat the field at that time was far frtrm finished, including {he rviangrum, Stan Leonard anil Tic Snroi finished IS holes with a brilliant 67, five under par, for j two-day total of 133. NEWSPAPER! ;