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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TR? THE I.F.THBIUDGV; ruir? HERALD inY.auB AIFdMOSl or at iliAt tit1 Uijclwii rite in Alberta Is mic-tp Ihe popuUlion it siioiild on with 1 :soni? teKue of Ibtt I it for .vn to in tbe rur- i utoaM j oflly uv hiwsfrjf ana j for his wKe lo get UehUid irifiilf sod 1 The tem "wliea 'is Veiiciw Hdt R. H, to Well, cow (Ual they have vial govi-irmcnt aud ihe of or.e of tbe Huliot promoiora tbit ttiey to b'alM at oace; >hcuM comine along anv day. Uut 1 v. "neu aU is said anil done it woalJ be ;j. tMeg Tor I'-is country it it [cr-uM te 5'fttr or iwo. aiWiit set out lo Medicine iljt a. liule moti? ihan can no'-v i-mi to wver the C. P. K _________ J I'AKIS. deltEfttft con- cur In ihe Urilish cfttlon that the qiiditloo of ;ha Ity of treatment of all throughout world. U uot A matter Ihft leatue ot imloas. A lifait Australian eipresseJ opta- ioa ttat the was col asainst the but hJKi great admiratiou tor (tiein. Xf vertbfrlesf. AustraliHus that it would be beiter lor ihe future world it each rura should nlouf own distinctive lines. The ehie! confci-leration was uiiluMrial one. Australia aimed at building: up m the nmsi rapid manner fta all-Brit- i Uh vKnmlntion o{ oter 15.WO.OOO. Aus- chfe( uttrAtllou htfih and icdustrSal cxmdv Uous. The Asiatic as known was a tkttelore, it oyeued Iho (O Ajt'afc lulaiifrnlou they automatl- CAUy it to A Canadian delegtto stsled the quvstioa ot immigration be set- iadirldual.y by each vcuutry. Can- hllherio hid uo coiup.alnt regard- the in Canada, inunlnruttou was limited and ouly a hundred svere admitted yearly. KING DECORATES AMERICAN OFFICER LONDON, March Caswl TutXer. a medical officer of the Amer- ican expeditionary force, was Invest- ed with ilie Military Cross by Kins George at Buckingham Palace today. He was on detached service iHe forces. FHIDAY, MARCH 21, I91f AMI BOARD 10 I.OXDO.V. Msrci (c. A. Cauatliazi overeeas ministry Kas appointed a board of survey 10 be re- rpontiblo for Hie Insiicttlou ;irior to raitxrlcaljou of Wv Eoldrick. and ,J. C. SttUlTlE.. T. H. _______ .-was appointed depuly ree-re aod U. A. AViltSjo' wai secretary and treasurer for the enauinf year. The fiaal 'readme of the seed train bylaw rroridfnf aid lo firraers reqalring; seed erain; :waa liven and approved. The rettrris of alectaon were received fromf RetDraiut Officer A. ___ dard.a'nd ware The hall in- antke bylaw.ns shown to hire car- rM ij a (nod aajorlty, 4! M af alnst 17. 6. Dryidate was tppojnl-d le Xal adviser and IX-. 3. Aaterof re-i appointed medical health officer which iR teoiporarliy the saperrisiQai of G. p. .Mills Ti-hlle Dr. Aeterol U serk-Jig Ids country Mewra. i E. Ootldard, Wo. Kertiwes and S. were sound-keepers. Eoiae farmers have- mhrepresetjte'd theirVieeils of grain and have re- eold some; action was taken by the counfiiV and the elevators have been I warned. It was also decided that no' new or unnecessary work should be undertaken this yea? and for this year the rfclicy should be rotrenchmenl. newly orianiifrl hrsss hand nudoilts first public appearance on j Monilay night (St. Palriek'e day) atl a dau'ce given In Interest! of the The affair was an otenvhtlm- j success viewed frnm every anjlt.' H waj'ttonirht Incrsdale that a band a month old could hare rendered mu-i tjiiit would rMLCh the e-tpecUtlona ot Vat. patrons; but the expectations orly rwched hut TM socially irns vofnj of plealltif and {laancialty It ontttrtpjied o; the klsd ;ji- ea ttts swxyi. bsid Is !o be Concfs4atat44 on made fad nccem attained. mroTiacUl fmtttatvl't rarsl ftcupfiil la in Cljlrlit. ra 1M rafod. fir tli.e Vtt'. his now WtUlfai are' Ihi twenty-five p4ace: thftreo.i a pop- ular, will be taken and if per Mat. of the approve of ths etheiie a h.ospitil ot jiout -twenty will be'huflf atrf 'mnlpptd with. equipment whicli the service of the WHERE WILL THE REVENUE GOME FROM? To meet the regular expenses of administration, to service gratuities to demobilized soldiers, to provide. pensions for disabled soldiers and for tKe depend- ents of those Have lost tkeir lives, as well as to earn? out tKe program of public tforks tfKicK is being undertaken to relieve unemployment, it is estimated tKat tKe Dominion Government require to raise tKis year a revenue of about 400 MILLION DOLLARS Last year tKe Dominion Government revenue was 260 million dollars and was derived folWing sources: Canadian 116 millions Special j: T5 millions -i- -----v Qxcise Tax 26-millions Business Profits TaLs 21 millions Income Tax" and other Sources 32 millions Total 26.0 mill No. 2 millions How is the shortage of140.millions to be made up? At the very moment Canada is struggling witK this problem tKe Western Grain Growers 'come fofward with insistent demands for: (1) "An immediate and substantial all-round reduction of tKe customs (2) Free trade witK Great Britain inside of frJe years. (3) and free trade later, tKe United States. These demands are apparently made in the nope and belief tKat, if tKey are granted, tKose making iXem will Ke relieved of a large part of call tKe Burden of Taxation" -wKicK tKe tariff imposes upon tKem. expecta- tion can only be realized if tKe raised by means of tKe tariff is substantially reduced. TKey may tKat lower tariff tKe volume of goods imported will incree'e, and consequently tKere be no decrease in tKe revenue. But mark want tKe duty removed entirety from implements, lumber, cement, oil and otKer article! of vKicK tKey are Urge consumers. If tKe revenue is to maintained under sucK a rearrangement of tKe tariff scKedules, otKer classes of tKe people must tKe Grain Growers Will escape. Passing to tKe next point, Grain Growers provide for dollars tKis year? TKey ask tKe Dominion Government-to impose tKe following direct1 tax on unimproved lands, incressed taxation on personal incomes, increased inheritance -taxes increased taxation on corpiiTriions. .v ,i': Vacant land now taxes to tKe Muruapalities artd, in some Provinces, taxes to tKe Provincial Government. Income taxes new paid by individuals to the Munia'palttif? ond'also to the Dominion Govei'ninent. InKeritance taxes are now imposed by all tKe Provinces, ranging in Ontario, for one to .tWenty per "cent. Corporations are now taxed as persons by Municipal Governments, Provincial: Governments wif tKe Domjnkm Government, and also pay jpecial taxes.to even? Province for tKe privilege of being corporations.' Last yVar tKe tariff collected. sixty-one per cent, of the total Dominion.Government Revenue. Does onc that the" forms of taxation advocated by the Grain Growers caiv be increased sufficiently to obtain tKe revenue would lost by tariff reduction, and also tKe additional 140 million dollars required, with- out crippling industry, stifling'business and throwing tKousands of workers put of TKe United States Kas all tKe forms of taxation advocated Grain- Growers, but still jinds it'necesstrp to maintain its customs tariff. If tKe Grain Growers are to escape almost all taxation, including tK'e great Increase; caused .the war, what will happen to tKe people tfho will be drivenout of business through having to pay not; only their own' tixes ;but also tKose of the Grain Growers? Will they try" to groW grain? It is more likely that they" will go to the United States to get Work, Canadians went fifty years ago, and leave a population, chiefly1 ,-fwmeR, crJer smaller, to betr all the taxes, ever growing gretter, .V ''-'.i-' Again we ask where is the extra revenue coming from? The Canadian Manufacturers Association ;