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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THEILETHBMDGE DAILY HERAIS Alerta Fanners Pay More Income Tax Than Those of Any Other Province Almost Six Times as Much from Alberta as From Runner Ontario OTTAWA, liar. vras collei'ted lu> to Fehniary 23, 19-1, under tho income war act, and that of I his amount was collected from the farm- era of Canada, was stated iu the house of commons, this afternoon, iu reply to A Question by A. Yervillc) Den- The tntal amount collected in oRetl province niul amount lolleet- from the. fitrmers of each proviuee, was stated as follows: Nova Seotia aud Prince Kdward Is- land total, O- NBW Tirunswick farmer.-! .Quebec total farmers ?a.r.00.7S. Ontario total J3S.lllil.tiC7.23; fanners Manitoba total farm- ers Saskatchewan total farmers fjlO.dOO.Sii. Alberta total farmers Columbia total farmers Yukon total farmers WANT MODKKATION ot th. wool grow.r. __i Allxiru durlnt 1920, er (Krom Our Uwu ivirrfxpondcnl} Wo and 50 per of total for TAIIKIt, si nnh local ttot'lal Dominion; eonimi has forwartled a t'ojiy olutioii to lion. A. J. UKOud with pounds end On Scrvh'o council. in' a recent resolution to llou. A. J. urto third with W.SIO. Manitoba Mcl.eau, ii1- it 1 the time to get your car ready for the Spring. How is your you are not sure it is all right, send it to xis and we will let you know how it is; if it needs any repairs we will be glad to do it for you at a reasonable charge. If you. are in need of a-new Battery we will be glad to supply you with a new Prest-0-Lite with we give you a 12 months guarantee. A Better Battery for Your Car We repair, recharge and give Service on all makes of Batteries. Come in and see us next week and we will make it worth your while. SERVICE STATION AND DISTRIBUTOR Bay a LETHBR1DGE BATTERY MAINTENANCE fPrest-O-lite Strange Bdterv 4TH AVE. S. PHONE 1483. LETHBRIDGE. market. This Is based on tho estimate of a Canadian production of approxi uiately pounds a year, some of which comes Into tho open market competition." According to the report of Colonel Robert McEweu. of London, Ont., president :of the erf-operative wool 1 growers, the surplus for the year after paying costs of operation anil all othar expenses and making the necessary provisions amouuts to S94.44, from which the sum of "36 is required for the payment of Canadian Co-operative Wool j up capital. Growers' Officials Issue Statement "Prospects for wool in 1D21 are brighter than they have been for some months states the general man- ager ot the Co-operative Wool Grow- ers, Ltd., in his annual report to the company just presented. "The inac- tivity which ruled the latter half of last year is gradually coming to ani d" 'se'ra as the manufacturers themselves are concerned that they have light hold- ings of wool, and it would seem that liquidation of textile stocks must be fairly well accomplished with the pos- sible exception of the retailers who were somewhat- slow in beginning. With wage reductions of per cent, in American" mills, with prices of wool well down to the 1913-1914 levels on most grades and some below, with the necessary need of people for clothes after an extended non-buying period, confidence is returning." "During the past year the organiza- tion has handled more wool than any other year since its inception, as com- pared with 191S when pounds werja handled, pounds have eiv The wools of Canada as received, I handled and prepared for market in says Col. McEwen, were tho best ever offered through tho organ- ization and we believo as a .whole tho best prepared and conditioned Canad- ian wools ever placed ou tho market. The exact-reverse applied to the mar- ket for 1920, it undoubtedly be- ing the most trying and difficult we have yet experienced, and was one of the most difficult years known in of the Brantford wool trade oKtue Boston wool trade. A cor- To Present Ikir Petition Shortly Claim Over Signatures From Canary, Hat, Uth- bridge and Districts (Special to tho Herald) EDMONTON, March 4. Thirty Jiousand names on their petition to :ho Alberta government from three of .ho cities in tho south of the prov- ince is the claim of the officials of ;he Alberta Moderation League. They announced today that Calgary. Medi- cine Hat and Lothbridge, including district, cive a total of 30.108 up to tho middle of tho present week. In addition to- these large totals from the big centres. claim that tho petitions are being largely signed in the smaller places and coun- try districts. The soft roads have i held back the returns ki some placesl but these are now coming in. It has not been decided when the petition will be presented to the government but in view of the rapid work which been accomplished, it, it likely to be in the near future.- In the north tho petitions have met with equal success but tho nature of ihe country has made it difficult for ihe league to estimate their returns. These will be coming in to Edmonton during the coming week. The work 8 being accomplished throughout the country by voluntary workers -and thoir lists are being checked in the city headquarters. Lists from the country are accompanied by an affi- davit from the canvassers as to the TOM MOORE PREDICTS INDUSTRIAL WAR IN UJ3.A. AND CANADA OTTAWA. Mar. them ii ia illttluct ut attltudo on part of employers, the United Canada to s, tiiUiii will ,bo involved hi serious Industrie wur- suld Turn .Moore, prosi.-iout of Ilia Trades aii.l Jabiir ConsriMn of Caundii. Mr. has just returned from WiwhluKtou from u conference with tho njucutlro of the American KnduraUnn of Labor. Thu object of tho conference was to deal with whut they believo to be a SATURDAY. MARCH 0.192t a aaa-mloa otMjnltn br nil action of UnlUtl KlttM court which uncoaitl- tutlonal practically all had tor proUitlon ot labor, U. APPROPRIATION! RIACM WASHINGTON, Mar. pruprUtlonn In the preifnt inllos of uoittreai for tho flaval 1MJ. Chalrnuui at tho Mtuate appropriations committee, announced IB itnato today. ThU u reduction of MB from tho estimate! submitted a uit from appropriations for of hi said. A nev Coat fer an old Gar responsingly severe time in the they turn la. trade on this continent occurred in 1S65, when war prices broke to the extent of forty to fifty cents per pound, and again in 1895, when, in United States mountain and similar style wools were selling at 9c per pound. "In the early part of 1520 the. aver- age price of our Canadian wools