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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta WKDNKSDAY. MAY 0. 1917 r.F-TiinnrnoE DAILY HERALD UKPUISALS PAGE FIVE HE SULTAN; "Drlng me all my wives called In Toronto News. Washington, May new war cclnts from'advertising but as finally tax ulll was ready [or congress tci'ay proposIiiE 'probably the most exten- sive...and greatest .Hue of lasaiiqn fat.cll fa the American people. Tlie prepared for the house this tax was made not to apply lo ns-A-snapere anil periodicals. New taics.Include.levies on'ille ami mi. ntn icvics on me anu doubling of tlie normal Income tax Insurance on household electric raits with reduction of c-vemptlMi-iHEht UIls. telephone bills railroad nllfl m rt-ir.... and Increases of surtaxea on great Incomes, nbBolutc cllminiiUon of nil articles' oil Ihc tariff free list wilh of a minimum duly of ten 'rier.ceat- ami horizontal increase o! ten per cent, on all iioii-tnxable ar- il together with increases of taxes o'n'ilnleriial revenue and" new" taxes M'Mcht reach lo the remote' dcpart- lilt.'nts. dfbusiness anil household life nre proposed lo make (tie yearly in- come of Sl.SOO.OOO.OuD. Increases on postage rales include newspapers, which it is proposed lo charge on the parcel past zone sys- lem.-, Publishers are hurrying'to Washington mid some of those who confereed today wiir iho ways and liicana ruumiilU-t! members said that' such a line of taxation as is propoEed upon them practically will force inanv of.theu'i out of business; .Mailing oh'afgcs for papers of an average cir- culation it n-as said, would be in- crcssod many Ilipusirnds of- dollars tickets, admission to amusements, club dues, automobiles, pleasure loals, Jewelry and practically everything lhat enters Into the life of a family. In an effort'to .spread Hip taxation over the business life, as well as the social Hfc-of.tlie nation new..lnics arc proposcd> on corporations, on excess proflls and other -elements of com- merce.. On a normal rate of per cent, for individuals with ex- ceptions of for married per- sons and tor unmarried and graduatcil super-laics on incomes of inoro iban per cent, on car- poratlons. Increased laxes to bo effec- tive from-January 1517. On excess piolits. sixteen per cent, on 'inherit- ance, now tales by graduated scale running from -14 per cent, to IS per renl. Present Inheritance taxes to re- main. On existing lariff dul- ics raised, 10 percent, and 10 per cent. I duly impp'seil on arlicles ripw adnlittoil a ounce! ,v POPE TO PROTEST. Rome. May is renorl- eJ here that 'diplomatic rcla- liGBa belwren the Valit-ju and I'Vanee m.-u bp rcsloreJ. The is expected to Issue an encyclical letter protesting against the crimes Germany has committed in evacuated French territory. Will Discuss Every 1'haso of Sil- Firm In Stand Minister of audience was a and very critical one hut this clever company proved tlielr ability to please by bringing forth many rounds of sin- cere laughter anrt'anpla-.ise. The oifer- Woulil Not flve-acl psycholog- Jical drama, released as an'American- i Mutual Star Production, with William Russell hi the lending role. Is cerlath [to be received favorably hy.all who Ihe best In montion pic- lllrts. This Is at the Empress" tonight. The sloyr is from .lire fecund lieu of Mabel Condon, long prominent as a magazine Mrllcr and recognizer! as nn authority on all matters pertaining to (he literary side of film dramas. Those who remember William Hua- :ll In "Sool "Tho Highest Bid" and "The Strength of .Donald him iu his latest iiuii aopia-ise. inc oner-' v iniu uiiii iu uia latest ins for tomorrow will ho "A Day In entirely different type'or. 'character than any he has ever played' Paris" and mil slioiv every member of Hie -company to aru] Is a screaming musical farce comedy. AT THE EMPRESS" The over-sophlstlralerl Eirl crook who to a small IOWH with -llio solo Intention ofigetting the combina- tion ot the village [mix's safe is Iho highly picturesque role which Irene Kcm.Ick plays In "A Girl Thai the lamnns fea- lurc at Starlanrl toraor- roiv. Owen .Moore who co-stars with Miss Tenwick.ln this picture, intro- duces a new species of moving pic- ture hero. .Instead of e. rollicking, polo-playln? yoath upon whom the Liquor Interests ran ileiicnd lor an extra dividend such as hs was In "A Coney Island. Moore, np pears as a.moflcl young m.-y, in (n'r. tolso shell rimmed glasscs.V with a vacant stnre. The, slorv proves, how- 5larc "nly In a dual role, pnrtraylne. two lirolli- ers opposite In every way, ho is call- cil upon to display avarlco anil gener- osity, cowardice and valor nnd other contradictory characteristics. SUSPICIOUS STEAMER. Washington. May govern- ment is InveaUaatlng Iho activities of the steamer Manltowoc and other vessels of the American Trans-Atlan- tic company which :ire (c have carried supplies tn German submarines In Ihjj Atlantic. This was discovered at the navy department today, bat no delatls of the steps taken -were di- vulged. The American coru- any has offices In New York and Boston and Its ships ily the American flng. Officials here wjil ntit Say -what has aroused their suspicious, Uiit-ad-- inllled that the heen hild for investigation at at. Thomas.. Vlr-" gin Islands, by order of the navy de-' flarlmcnt. Hulh tho state and war departments have been taking partlo the Inycstigallon. AT THE Startling In theino finished in pro-' duetion anil rcplDl.o with ulluattons ntj high drnnlallc power "The Man Who 9 I '.I J_ I ill T jell 'LUKE'S SHATTERED SLEEP" Com TOPICAL BUDGET, WAR GAZETTE TONIGHT RPHEUM TODAY KAURIS AND PROY'S MUSICAL COMEDY .COMPANY PRESENTING "The Isle of SmUes" A ('oiitinti'oiis liouml Liiiiglifcr and.-iSong. A MELANGE OF MIRTH'-AND PEOPLE DAY-IN PARIS" ENTIRE CHANGE OF PICTURES Matinees Daily, Children 10c, Adults, 3St, EverW' Ins PrlctB, Children 25c, Adults EOc, TONIGHT TOMORROW FAMOUS PLAYERS Present Irene Fcmvick and Owen Moore, In a Story That is Entirely Different'- "A GH4L LIRE THAT" PARAMOUNT FEATURE w FIVE THRILLING REELS WILLIAM'RUSBELL IN Tie to Who Would Not Die' A Sllrrlni Br.nw, Ajto Lrtrit 'iritf ;