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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FtilbAY, MAY tRf 1917 THE LETirBHIDGE HAILY HKHiALD PAGE SETOI The Budget Speech By IL F. G. MtJ Thomas While qqotlnc to the budget prlcta whlcfc will not coma epeecb, H short lhat Iho erecii chouv :ajato until AnoacMdon tier could baroJy It on a Sir over. the aisl-to-: Thomas may Im pvhllo to make is K K vouU apjwir.Uiatl Uo wors. wpttr UM tetter reason. Sir TJiottM mide IL short not teems., but he kin delusions irlieu lie lalks brevity Is the wil of betauis breil ......_. there wasn'l much to say (or his fiscal coalrttmfl. The aaoro finance minister's proposala ire prolwd tbe clearer'It Is that (Se-aidfltoa to the bualawa war lax Is as .ftouadlog brats and llnklliic cymbal, it'll' a big noise, but hollow. It IE, erw. teubtlul whether.'It will yield eooufa Biore lo make It worth lo lilaucU. To point to I now as an arMtncg, ot proeptrlly Is the ra'jcli ilaV iioptj 'as nun specimen o! health. Aa an anlldoli to all his tint lalk about export Irale, Sir Tbomu Invariably winds vllll tils food people who are Dallas moner BOX should save II, because. Coil knows; they Till It aflcr Ins thi eijKQks.of ,-4i ill war. erenla It la nothing more than a allelit On closer Inspection K loots as. If wrlel for Ihe rreo ffhcal s Wwsins ItMMnv'lf tke finance minister had a siring to 11. .K M Introduced. M lOlnj far them real he, yon by ortw-lii.-couiidl, aa would HTH applied Ihe new Lax to Ihe! o! by sta- accemallng porloa ol wnlch vu aa a tariH aMBdment. OL Ibe !hs y-r of rri.ta.1 pront lo the muni. of It tht thlna; loots aa If It were Uca wpriw.. Inte-ded !a until Lhe If. aa Chalraaan of the 1m. end ot the w. and oy- musltlona board claims, they I portion Ttewi to have now fot Ihe profit ot Ihe wUci lie Unaue mlnlsUr pro- llon makers down lo a normal basil ducea a legal opinion from the .Ihwe la no Jiuttocalton (or Hie I deputy mlnlsler of iusUcf lo the effect Imperial munitions board and the war Uial this particular Is slniE commlislbn l( they haven't ten per.cent ouiht aa much as any profllver Is down rliht now. It lhat Is Lhe case, Ihe new, tax "will not net much more than old tax was bringing In, be- cauat' profits 61 nlteen and twenly per cent, will be comparallvelr rare. Indeed, there Lo believe lhat the situation wu thoroughly canvas- sed before Sir Thomas got busy and contrived 'a Ux that -would have a specious aspecl of Elernness and yet do the: government's profiteering friends no harm whatever. II la what jou might- call a toothless tax, tho fangs haVinc.ibe.en drawn before It was Eel lo work, hat It .Is very clever and highly useful' for advertising pur- poses. Opposition criticism not over- look Ihe fart either that a war Ux on excess profits In the third year ,o[ the war In a Ladt admission br the government that abnormal profiU were In existence and that the gov- ernment, did not have the brains, or courfcce' prevent snch a stale of affairs' dei-doplng. K it had the brains and the conrage, lien It lacked the wlu: regnlate the 'privileged claEE irfio. had lut them In power In .1911. Indeed It .might well be'tbat welcomed the war aa a chance k-uarmleeu not to rip, tear or fray at the edges, and it ns Eoort ai a tariff amendmf nt 'any day. Theee ladles Imply lhat tie tOTeromut runs with the liare and hunts with the houids, gives lie north-west (afiaer free wheat with one hand, and offers the mllltra 3. hope lhat It will be anatched back wllh tbe short, plays both ends for the middle. at that the government's trlenda complain lhat the matter liaa been bungled. It bare much they not to brim down lUo depnty m'nlster'a opinion at all, but to ici' iiw' run loose, aa It were, S3 tint It could bo explained any way to soil. H. F. OADSBr. NEW DAYTON (From Oar New Dayton. Mat R. Alklns went to LethbrMfe Thursday MiES Edith Eeiton U> bridge Friday. .Miss Belli McCaEum wai u Elck list Thursday. .Mr. Fitcoett and Miss Goldle Creta motored to Lethbridga Thursday ev Mrs. Morrison-returned home Ttl day after spending Uie last two to make their friends richer, and more months In Washington and Oregon, quickly. It, la worth nollng that! 1Jr Berlin returned from Lcth nothing was dobe curb their greed for tbe first Iwo years of the war. And even at (bat, It was England lhat had to lito tlie' nnL step by send- ing two commissioners over hero who warned Canada thai K the old shell .pulled much harder LhQ British Uo'n'a tall the rootl.' 'ould come out by The fa'ct'Uiat Sir Thomas'; budget ukn ImtUVtr. pass at the profiteers and laritf changes that nilght heap.'niore ca as' already OTerburdetied' people, woold seem to Indicate a ajeneral election IB the near future'.' you add lo that "free wheat" aid- highways slunh> fuad.'Of ten million which Is.expected to go swimmingly through ibe Kuala' dn a .Conservative majority of. when, you add all these slinj, I -repeal. It spelli a gen- eral election not later than Sgptem- bor- -Nobody this session of parliament., to longer than two months. Wlwn Premier riordea gels but, which he will by the middle of May, wheel ot (ale .will begin to turn rapidly.. Besides there waa that In Sir Thorn- aa'manner which said that this'might be Ule lmat'biidcet-he would make for Bome Ume to come. He laid down, as '-'tt wvre, Uie roles for (lot rules, picas wishes. ThOJnM did oot point out any Iblncs' that' might be 'taxed after, the war, but-he did. aay ,ttat auchjtAXH avoided trtjhltn Lmmlgratlon or capital away 'from' this "oeloyed country of ours. Sir ThDmae-.ralher dwelt tremors of that'timid One snpposee that It wae for capl- L- faJ'a' sake that he warned all .finance mlniaten to shun Income taxes which might get. at the big fellows. Sir Thomu prefers, as his budget show, (o iret-'tie little at the com mon gets at them through a forty-five per cent, tariff- which Is supposed to hart leas .because It takes ,11 out of .them Indlreclly. One of Sir Thomu' maxim Is tbai It you want a bit revenue lou've-fot ta It from- tke .poor. They are nsed to goofed and don't complain, wher'ema ybbir'rfch man and his money are only separated roarlog and eren then-he-holds out on yon. For them and similar reasons Sir Tbotoaa provided 'no tariff relief' for the people In latest budgeL fv A. K.'Maclean made a strong point when he Itdited that tho war had bee'n btdly nnanced. He wanted morn pay-ax-yoti-'RcV even If IL meanL ad- dltlolial tantlon; and less borrowing. Mr. Maclean showed that with a na- debt at end -.of" Uie'present year Ihe annual Inler- esl and pennon chirgni Vuuld amount to and lhat before we rpeni a cent on.pnbllo works and the ardlkmry Mrrtces of the government. Of fhla frem'bndOus .national debt be direotly'naa to (no war. In connection In (Us KEEL The Buyers of the Britarmice TION EFFICIENCY.' 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