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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUK THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD FRIDAY, MAY tETHBIODGE H2RALD OX LTD. Proprietors Pablisisers 923 Sixth St. SL, ijetfcbridge. W. A. BUCEANAS Managing Director. JOHN TORRAKCK E. G. LONG [Canada's No. 1 Canadian 2 Railway, told the Commons' raii- iray committee the other cay that all the indications are that there will have to be aa increase :n rail- way freight rates if :ae are to keep their Suan Commercial Traveller ness men sa o week and discussed ways ana com in the rules laid down means of increasing the country's 5 governments that will bring un- radwavs! to o'her natioai-. was broken prospentv for all Unie. Liie, heads i a tisree-cay conference fraught; unfortunately, is not quite so sini- PICKED UP IN PASSING FOB THE BCSY READER "In Museum of Diplomatic View Dr. idols Beraan. 53. gland specialist and author of sev- erai boots and magazine articles oa the subject. in .New York. C. E. MATTESWS Secretary. Canada as payment for exports. :o j role was based on its belief i were ceiiverujg :be cast Sve or six years, were result tion wii: come as no surprise. the undertaking canie ______ ness itself. But one of the j this of co-opera (Autic-rized as Second OSce group put the Minister of Trade to a government. special compartments built and "Commerce is "Canada's commercial Traveller." Kis rate! job is to promote new biismess for bining qualitj with 235 horses purchased in Car.- customers shall become steaoy in La Victoh-e. Encourage The Air Cadets 15 isn't exactly drought yet wisich prevails over handicap. Fonunateiy for a. crousiu. j agjicajryre, the Crow's Nest :ha great gram-, agMejaeat hss always (Regina Leader-Post) During the war years, cadet train- ing as encouraged by all three branches of the armed services, quite naturally took on a consider- ably stronger military flavor than had previouslv applied. But even in the midst of battle, the more basic purpose of cadet citizenship not over- looked. could take their proper place in life under any circumstances and regardless of the vocation they chose to follow. Quite rightly, he also stressed the particular value to a country so widespread as Canada and occupy- world, encouraging in the rising generation an appreciation of the importance of aerial development. procucins pisiss cf North. Asier-. pa5, ica. But it has earmarks j pajd g, This grain rate sn to be attacked when freight rates' is j up jor revision as they surely i ;omers; so that the name Can- oa a product will be a mark of cause snl-meais tnat it wiii oe Jmpossiaie :or acs on a prucuci -x: I atia -o arosper unless the business good value received, structure is hear lot- iese dETS-quici freeze, frozen j salaries aid wages and all she We could get May freeze. Calamity Is Right Word without the] Farm Income There are farmers IB Can- ada. Two years ago their gross ____ accord- ing to calculations placed before the House of ComniDzs the other day by Agriculture Minister Gardi- ner during discussion of the esti- mazss of his department. Teat msaas thai the average fans family received income of year. Out of that had to come expenses of operation, the leolacsment. of wora-QUt and obso- lete implements, the repair of ouESiags KHC. fences, and me family is western farmer wii! Sght cannot undertake any further cicsps than those under which be now labors. One big problem of the railways in the matter of higher freigh: rates is thai today the railways face very ciScuIt truck compeii- cz. by the French mission to help suoplant those slaughtered by the Germans during the war. The largest single shipment of horses in several years arrived in Winnipeg Wednesday night- The i ever, the arovincial rate would be 2S3 the Big Beaver. 1 S2 and ia Ontario S12- The combin- i Alta.. be processed and There is tendencv here and there "in the first case would be scid :o mink and fox ranches for across the country for newspapers j 5530 anti m jhe second S540. And j feed, to regard the failure of the Domin- this u-ould be true throughout the j More than of the Cade: training is now getting j Canadians, he felt, perhaps more back to a Deacetune basis and quite I than any other people, should be properlv "increased emphasis is air-minded- What was mostly again being placed on the value of cade: activities in building strong bodies, keen minds, a sense of dis- cipline, a spirit of team work, an understanding of national resppnsi- bliitv and the many other admir- able" Qualities and influences which stem from organized training of this sort- ie was refreshing during last annual meeting of the Sas- katchewan branch of the Air Cadet League of Canada to hear the new- ly elected provincial chairman. Air Vice Marshal George R. Howsam. tell a luncheon meeting that his chief interest, in air cadet training was not based on military factors at tion. If the railways charge more, and if the trucks can operate at like present rates, giving door to door delivery, the railways be in a tight squeeze. On tae otaer aand the people of Canada know they would have mace a very Door in the war just ended had it not been for tne herculean service given by the railways. So when the application for the freight rate increases conies up the public may expect to hear a lot of arguments both ways. It is a. problem waica every Westerner should study for it affects closely the lives of every one of us. income tax field. Moreover, it would by Cmef Constable Beg, Jennings. sons for fire couldn't agree on a division of tax l tario labor department and elevator s- tfce caiazaitv? We don't think Mr. Gar- son believes any such thing. We j___________ suspect he is just a victim of a bad I reachable only in aart habit of our public habit i This, however, "is of using the first word that comes jrjeris; against disci to them and too often the worst or j Dominion would stiii ue uuiigcu <.u wrong And the Journal goes j raise the revenue required and This, however, is not L The still be obliged to ing trorc Ana tne uoumai goes j raise the revenue require with a little homily on the ad-j therefore would be driven. itages which would accrue if tabiy, into other forms of ta mfVIs fTPnTlPHtlT TV..." rn-c- rV.n ro-rlff" jnevi- taxation. politicians referred more frequently! The" sales tax. the tariff, excise vantages to dictionaries. taxes and so forth -would have to While there is something to be take the place of progressive tax- Food Distribution If the farmers of Canada knew for a certainty that, if they under- took all-out production of wheat, attle and other food prod- nogs, ucts in 1945, would not get which Eow much -was left over on which to pa? income taxes? We hear great deal from some qpiarters about farmers not paying their fair of income taxes. It is the thins with some leaders of secondary industry to point to the nigh taxes they pay and the small number of farmers cus of wfeo make an income tex return at an. We also know that single persons earning a little more than tae basic iiave. daring the war years, have made their income tax contributions, de- ductible at ins source. The wage- earner has been a heavy taxpayer throughout the war period- There are a. good many fanners, especially in. tiie West, who have been suggesting that the Dominion income tax department undertake some method of collecting taxes at source" by means of imaU per- centage deduction of all sales through regular commercial chan- nels such as handle wheat, beef and tbe like. It is quite true, as Denuty Minister SUiott told the Senate committee on income tax the other day, teat a great many fanners do not come within the tax brackets because they do not earn more than yearly. But there are many other farmers who know they come into the in- come tax brackets in most years, and who woula be reliev-ed to know rna- deductions at source wouid take care of their tax requirements. We admit it is hard to arrive at a method for making these deduc- tions, g.pfl we admit also that Mr. Elliott is right in saying that col- lections would be made by many irho would act properly be retsuir- ed to pay income some method would have to be found to return tiie taxes these people have paid. Cn the other hand the aver- age farmer is not a bookkeeper, and much, as b.e has been advised ia the past to keep records for the purpose of knowing wiiicb. parts i Moines. Iowa, recently, and he had of his enterprise pay and which do j something to say 3'ooat the reed not, he coes most of his bookkeep- j for international action to relieve in his head. Whea a machine j farmers from the fear of alternate breaks do'srn in harvest he rushes to town, gets the repairs, conies iioine and gets the machine going to gee the crop harvested. He isn't thiaimg about keeping books, and said for an attitude of philosophical detacament, tiie fact is that Mr. Garson on this occasion erred, if at all, on the side of under-statement. We suggest to the Journal and other who share its com- placencV, that they aave overlooked aspects" of this failure which mark it apart. By, conference insets to discuss changes in an existing Canadian ..___To him and to those who are sponsoring the Air cadet league it whether a wav into the civil flying. _ primarily in- "and i terested in was helping to build j stout-hearted young citizens who needed was an informed public opinion on aerial matters. Air cadet training would help to create this understanding and assure Canada continuing to occupy a leading posi- tion in aerial development. The Saskatchewan branch of the Air Cadet League is particularly fortunate in having secured Air Vice Marshal Howsam as its new chair- man. Under the very able and energetic leadership of Sir. Harry Drope, the league function with marked success during the war years. An equally effective admini- stration is now assured as long as the public support so greatly need- ed is forthcoming. Last week's an- nual meeting with reoresentatives from many parts of the province present, and with school and edu- cational authorities offering con- tinued all-out support, was a splen- did criterion of an active year ahead-for this tremendously worth- while undertaking. THAT BODY OF YOURS (JAMES W. BAHTON. J4JX) FOOD AIAERGY The four commonest foods caus- ing alergy are eggs, milk, -wheat and potatoes. Just why tne m-i- poritv of people can eat these four foods in any amount together with other -allergic" foods, and be free of symptoms while the minority must suffer with pain in stomach, head colds and weepy nose ana eyes, is unknown. That hereoity is one factor in allergy is however, known. It has beea found that where both parents were affected with allergy, the allergic symptoms in the child began beiore the fifth year in 36 per cent, whereas where only one percent had allergy 14 per" cent- were affected: and neither parent had allergy only 5 per cent showed symptoms before the fifth year. The first point la remember Is that as the food does not cause allergic svmptoms in 4 of every 5 eating it" nothing can be wrong wiih the food itself; there must be something wrong with, or some- thing different about, the allergic individual. This means that there is something about the allergic in- dividual's make-up, his tissues that prevents the proper or complete break-up and use of the food, so that, allergic erup- tions, head colds, stomach occur. :an the allergic individual out the exact foods causing symptoms yet be able to eat enough food (free of offending roods) to maintain his strength? Among the foods least likely to cause allergy symptoms as out- lined by Drs. Alvarez and Hinshaw of the Mayor Clinic, are lamb, gela- tin, cocked apples, beets, asparagus, turnips, arrow root biscuits, cooSed pears, weak tea. The foods most likely to cause allergie symptoms are onions, milk, cream, ice cream, raw apples, cooked cabbage, chocolate, radishes, raw tomatoes, greasy and rich foods, peanuts, oranges, fish, chicken, cof- fee, lettuce. Dickies, melons, pork, cheese, By eating the foods least likely to cause allergv and occasionally eating "one" of the foods most likely to do so. he may have an attack of allergy and by remember- ing foods eaten'at last meal be able to locate the food causing the trou- ble- In this way he can gradually find that many of the "offending" foods do not cause symptoms and he can thus add variety to his daily food intake. Automobile production in United States set a post-war record in April the coal strike, the civilian production administration reported. The agency said 152.206 passenger cars rolled off assembly lines last month, 67 per cent gain t over March output. 'this analvsis. IrTIsIo, as Sir. Garson i C. W. James, 22, was sentenced to ation. There 5s nothing imaginative in! Dolnred out to the conference, the) six months in jail and a fine of evening over-all national tax bill 'Dossin- i S200 on a charge of reckless driving invited Why Churchill Said 'Nahzees' (By RANDOLPH CHURCHILI, in the Ottawa Journal) imvself could have desired. I was I pleased with his ruling. She nat- jurally disregarded tSis. but took more i jrreat satisfaction from the last There are few gaver or attractive women in New York than Miss Leonora Corbett and Con-___________ gressvoman Clare Boothe Luce. One j USK RHTNCE WHEN I AM TBY- four -nrords. Here is Shaw's reply: -RESMS WHEN! SPEAK ENG- ion, provinces and municipalities) I when he appeared in police court ras -rVnm TI-I- i STsnfii CiiTTFnr.. James wss ciiars'ed while I was there, I rashly them both to dine with me. 35 per cent direct excise, etc.; 25 j per cent from sales and corporation j X5 s: 33 per cent from real estate, j Cemaur. Feo.JO. y per centwadraufrom in- rent. James was charged of a car which struck and injured Marguerite lines, 27, rtianEes as. Oaly 7 per cent was drawn from ta- SuSnon. To the degree that this comes and inheritances. During the existing situation is intolerable, depression this tax. structure was TP. Tr. ff _. the pressure of nublic ooinicn for not reformed. caught with huge surpluses would depress prices to ruinous levels in 1947 or IS48 and that, in the ensuing years, they would be able to adjust themselves to world food requirements without taking tne punishment to which, taej were subjected in the thirties, there would be a lot more food raised in Canada this year to feed a starving world. But they do not know. They know that the F.A.O., the the international bank and other world organizations are planning for the movement of food surpluses in the future, but they are not sat- isfied that these organizations are far enough advanced as yet to give them any assurance that they will not be left "holding the bag" if they produce to the full extent in 1945. Farming Is not like manufactur- ing. The manufacturer can size up "his market and decide just now much goods he wfll make in a. cer- tain year, based upon his past sales experience. But the farmer isn't like that. He doesn't know when he sows 100 acres of wheat whether ne is going to produce bushels or whether he will merely get his seed back. He doesn't know whe- ther the pasture is going to be good or bad, so he cannot tell ahead of time .how much beef or milk or mutton he -will produce in a year. He hopes for at least the average production based upon past experi- ence but he is foolish to count on bumper crops. W. J. Parker, president of Mani- toba Pool Elevators, spoke at Des increased. But in any event, failure, under such circum- stances, means continuing wita what has previouslv beea endured. the present instance, how- ever, this circumstance is absent. Tre existing situation is the one _ WiVAS.