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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, November 12. KUS THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY ITUKALD. Page 7 THE INCREMENT A FIOU1JE IN THE- WOULD OF SUKUHKY O- Mr. Mitchell Gives Some In- fomation of Value to the Public. IKruui tlie .Vlornlns Albcrlan) In view ot fact that consider alile erfsts lu the .l.'jbllc wind with respect to the var- ious provisions of tho act respecting euce between per acre anO (he I prlte at which ha sold. i Protection for the Farmer. j Generally epeaklny. tLerefore, farmer when cultivating bis land ua- for Ilie above circumstances is ei- j euipl it> Ciu and no uutil his laud Is sold at over j per acre, exclude of improve-! ments. As there is comparatively lit- tlo land In this province at Iho cnl wbl Hi, without Improve-1 would be worth over s provisions of too act respecting wm ijc ponic years j Taxation of the Unearned tjeforc the tax would bo applicable'to! went on Land passed at ilie recent farm except in casea whtrc an j session ol tlie legislature, and as lo its pro'jable elect on real cslaU) transactions, particularly in the case iuflateJ value Is occasioned Uy of Its proximity to a city or town ur j other industrial community and In i of cities and towns. The Alberun case n js considered that lliu herewith putllaues an Inteniew Hon. C. It. Mitchell, minister o[ pub- lic works, who ia now ill llio city. ?lr. Milchc-ll states that iho provis- ions of tbo act arc not as widely 01 generally known by tbe public at bo desired, and for that reason a great variety ot oplnlln has ex- prcsicd by the public and In some In- siances undue uneaslnens baa been The minister stated that with re- sjicct to the bringing In of this legis- lation that it was not e.xpcctcd that very large "amount of mouey would bo collected for at least some years to come. The government fell with Ihe annually increasing demands upon the treasury of the year 1913 as a standard j.rovlrce for the proper carrying out for the last taxable value and Uie tax; of-the various public services, more: IE collected only upon the value- oven money would bo required year and above what-the property was as-, to year to meet this growing demand swsed for In that year, consequently, j and it appeared only fair that some any value created fo the extent of the, proportion of what is known 1913 assessment is exempt and tbej Ibe unearned increment should be al-l tax Is collected only on the value oyerj located for-lhe public services of tne[ and amount. A cliy, town or village' lot which was assessed 1913 at and has since been' sold for would pay only land has u value other than a value! urislns "from its use farm. In the case of Ihe first application j of the act to tbe registration of a I transfer, the last mluu uyon which} tho tax.is calculated Is based upon a: fixed valuation of 515.00 Der acrel where tbe land at the dato of the j posing of the act Is outside an Inter-j porated clly, town or village. This, means ihat all Increase in value in siieli lands up to 515.00 an acre Is not taxed out that taxation "will only j ply on ihc difference between 515-00 j and the advanced price at which tbe J land. sold. i In lite case of land within a town or village, the assessment for; country. Collected on Transfer. The tax under this act is not col- lected annually only on ion of the of a transfer. VMS LIVELY TILT AT BLAIRMORE COUNCIL OVER PAYMENT OF THE SOLICITOR Ittairmarv, Alia. Nov. were some tivctv doings ai the uuun-J cil imeiirss: en Monrldy nfcjbl. nhere! or.u of thf bcciiiiie BO vie- f and in language i that Mayo: Lyons had lu ihr Chief of 10 remove the olfend-' Enp'KUiitenian. some considerable lime, wiih a view of showing ibar a. j-rwlcus meotlDj- of! j the Council haJ been held irrofcubrly.' and not getting any to', I his queslioiiEj the ratepayer all. control of his teinu-r. and called i tbe Mayor to resign. i Theie may have been soir.ii ground I for a kick, with regard to the prot-ed' i ure laken by Suffered Toiiuies Until "Fruit-a-tives" Cured.Him McMlU.AN'5 CORNBR, O.ST., SKPT. joih. 1910 "Your rexeily, 'Tnnt-a-tivts" a. perfect, panacea for Rheumatism, For laid several liEuts 3 year for days ai a Unit. 1 went ID different doctors ire llierc WAS tiouse doing vrould pass away. TUty me inustaiU and other remedies 'tlist di'J no good. I'laMfis look no e0ect on lo blU'.tr ami raw-spots. 1 took many advertise! icaieOies without but fortuua'e- lyjabout taro years ago, 1 livts" and they cuiea me. Riace then, I "Fruit-a-lives" occasionaHj and keep free of pzin. L "I'ruil-a.livt-s11 of and they Mill cure anyor.e who them as direclol, Jf this .Mayor in trouble, liut there wss certainly no! oni lu tll'c ihousir-Js o! suficicrs from juslificatEon (or such language ueiug Rteutnatisin. Sciatica, Lumbago and hurled at iho Mayor in the uiuunerj Neuralgia. Jt points the ivay to a whicti look on .Monday. i certain j-jotrial It ix-onW appeau- the n'holc of ;5.c-. A' "oul trouble lies In the Wi of a bill tlv" passed, paying Mr, Moore ('who is suiuc-d to be the town solicitor) a bill erf bui there no record of; lliis gentleman over appointed j lo tbjit olfice; whereas it la claimed. the bill should not have been parsed I at ihe meeting previous to tlie one j held on Monday. Uy what can be learned Ihe last of the matter has not been heard yet. DAMANDS JUDGES WITH TRADE UNION TRAINING SIGNIFICANTLY SILENT per cent on Hie difference Setween the twu values, namely on being a tax As most of the Knder the act a man in this province are for any number of years (and will es-j unaer Hngle1 lax syatera where The visit of Sir Rickman John Godlee.lG an important event in the realm of medicine and surgery. He visits the leading hospitals. As diagnostician and operator, Sir Rickman stands ajibut alone Tn profession. His sur- gery it the technical in the world. He spurns such common operations as amputations and so on, and uses the knife In cases Vihere there is z thickness of a between and death. London, Xov, I'ratlic-allv ev- ery prominent Unionist paper ignores not work an inconvenience cape taxation until Buch time as ueftneir assessments are practically asjan undue burden on the fiella property flud realizes liuoujhigh and in some luatances higher It, in vhlcU case lia Is generally in a. thaR. actuM gelling value it will IKisllion to pay a seen that for.Eome considerable Increased value Into the exchequer of- (jine a comparatively Email iDcrement the province TvIthouL a hardship Leingi ce collected and the act wl" imposed tipon him. In fixing the actually become appreciably land desirous of iellins, or who has sold. If he sells at a uricc below' the last value as established byht.act. of. taxation .at 5 per cent, oh tho (tctlTQ until ercased value of the lard over and above tha value thereof according to the last preceding value It was thoiighi ibat-TuuVato of, 5 per cent would not bo unreaEonable. and when it Is taken into consideration tliat the tax does riot apply U) any value occas- ioned by reason of Improvements' or of development vork, on the lax will ho payable. If, on the II; oilier hand, he reaps a reward in. if-! way of euhahceil value the proportion values inflated payable by' reason of the tax is con> ovtr and above the 1913 assessment j paratlvely Fpiall. value. As the apulication of an act. of this Provision Is also made lor Ihe Is a ncu- OTie unaer our where the lias bought or has agreed lo fcuy land before the pripsitig of tals act at a greater than per acre in th> cade of tAvm lands, or at a price grater ihau tho 1013" tbe case or Under i the affidavits of value in con- with traiisaclions must nec- essarily be changed in order'to speci- fy ihe respective values of'.the land exclusive of this purpose forms will be furnfsried by the registrar. case the pajd or and free from of .undue to the paid is taken as.the value, and the parties selling, will-thereby npH. obtain flic advantage'of higher r-rica or valuation and It is a provis ton.in favor of vendor of laud un- der such conditions. One of the most it- portani provisions in the act Is that which covers the case of the owner of acreage not wlibin the limits of a city, town or village-but, which may be lying adjacent thereto and for that have a higher'value as compared with other more remote igrlcullural lands.'. Possibly in many casts Ihc value ranges from lo per acre. -In this case the owner when Iraiiaferring would not 30 obliged to pay'_la-res on the in> creased value over, f 15 an acre be agreed that in the average town'or .la suchi IrariBactlon the UTs will not bear heav- ily excepting, of course, where a tre- mendous inflation of value has oc- curred, and under such circumstances ihe lav of 5 per cent is by no means n disproportionate one when the cir- arc taken inlo considers- lion. Instances of Exemption. Under the act no taxation Is pay- able on the- registration of any grant from tlie crown; auch, for instance, as n homestead the first regis- tration or where title la being trans milteri in the case of a. deceased per- son or where Iniid IB being trans- ferred under1 tlic provision of a will or ID connection with the distribution of :ni estate. In other words, this lax not apply to tho above men- tioned class of cases. No tax is payable under tlits act in case of a transfer of tir; land of which at least LO per cent uas under cultivation and" actually lifcd by the party transferring tlie Fame for agricultural purposes during ihn twelve months immediately ceding tbo transaction which results In the making: of the transfer, except to the indent of Ihc excess area ol land beyond 640 acres in -which the transfer was beneficially inlo before such transaction nnd lo the extent of the excess value o' the land transferred beyond the fcf ?nO.OO 'per ncre without povcmentg. lu other take Hie case ot a fir n er owning, aay 800 stres, ol tthicFi nt least 1.0 per cent yras under iiiV.fvation fn thi; manner above des rvib'il. Till of trans- ISO acreflf wouhllbc obllgctl to of registration no doubt improvements will suggest themselves from time-to time in the working out of. the act, and It is more lian likely that, the government will, so far'as lies witli in Its -every "effort It have the registrations work as equit- Wheat Weighed 71 Pounds per Bushel Chicago, Npy. inspectors In- Chicago, through whose .hands billions ol bushels of grain have pass- ed, wero interested in overweight pounds, ot tbe Marquis wheat'ivhfch; WQJI .first pTize at the iFarming Congress IS at Tiilsa, grain was grown V" by Paul whose farm is lo- ASTOR TO MARRY York. X.Y., Nov. Aslor conHr'raed Ihrough his secretary today the announcement I engaged to Miss Helen DinBraor liiintinglon, elilesl 'daughter 'of'.Mr and .Mrs. Rolierl II. lluntinglon, .of EtnatsbuiE. N-V. The wedding, it is nniler Ihe act provision is mart? tliat j understood, will be next spring! lie may, it he IB desirous; within "Voung Aster Inherited1 about JCj, year from the passing of the act. j 0 namely October 25...1913, make It an-j th cated ne-af on the'line oK-.tlie Gvand winner in the. cpiopetition open- to the world. The Dry Farming Con- gress offertd-.as first prize a separ- ator valued at J1200. The Ma-ryuis spring wheat with which Mr. Gcdact made hia the variety first developed ty Seager Wheeler of tatchewan, which, won the.. JJCOD prize fit the New York land in 1911. Mr. Gerlach's wheat surpassec (he lull winner, in he ing-five and iiounds heavlc; to the bushel. "The Dingle crop o 10J3 has paid for his entire farm an< left him with a profit thi dnnadian exhibitors stated, .TO PROTECT THE JAPS the estate of his father 'moVed cruiser Izurao lo lie late Col. John j tor the protcctiori Tokio, N'ov. Japanese gov crhment decided today to send the ar umo to Mexican Tva of a p Us on that arai of 160 acres He would.' then ha'vo fHO If ft, and if desired to sell Jhc v-holc or any' portion of this area n-rr. a Inlng- no lax would IJQ nriJur net oy rrason of this unless lie liappcncd "to' sell f'jr a higher price 'than per obliged lo pay. the the differ- WILLOW INTERIOR MKITJSH 'COLUMBIA'S future MANUPACTllllfXa. and COM- MKTICIAL Capitah offera unrivalled bjipoiinultlea Tor money making snrtorl'.inltles.for money raaJsIng LX- V K S T M B N T S, BUSINKSS, and HOMK3. on the KKA8KU ftr.d WIM.OW ItlVKHS; 0 R A N D THUXK, PACIFIC, PAClFfO AND BAY and other railroads In niidii-al supply rolnt for-the WO.N- PEACK KIVEH COTTNTUY. M-.d tTic RICH OAR1COO MINING jjlSTItlCT, InBiircn tho future of WIL- LOW IUVKR, Writo now, today, for frco inajis, etc, PACIFIC LAND A. TOWNSHIPS CO. LIMITED. 02 Richards Street, B, C. Agents 'Wanted. to register at'lhe Inud titles of- fice, that at tho Ilmc qf'lhe passing of tlie acJL tlie value of hia land ex- ceeded 515.00 per acre and was actu- ally of the value of tlie specific amount which IIP has applied establish. When tins actual value ia'eslaWished, the tat will only, apply on the differ- ence between EO estab- lished or fixed by him and the Metier lirlce at ho sells. The act fixes the period under which this can be done at one year and the registrar will fix tljc value Irrespective of n'hetlior a transfer is soiiglit to bt made or not. This enables the own or of high priced lands adjacent to a clly or town lo' prove with- in a ycfir and be only" iiays a IAS on tlift increase over the valtic PO estnb This-section la proliably otic of the moat important of the whole act In tliat it enables tlie ouucr lo fix] hln hiBhcr value and thereby reduces llio amount whicli' he would have tc pay by nay of .a tax "wlion .'.lie sale, la The ac! al.ao provides that unless otherwise agreed upon by parties the tax shall be payable by tho ven- dor tho cas5 the first transfer Ilia daic en tiiu uct ihc tax shall be payable- by the" person beneficially entitled lo (lie.land at-that date. II will, therefore, be seen that where I-ropcrty has been purchased under j nn agreement and. the transaction j" finally completed by final paymenE and n transfer is to be registered tcr passing of the act, that purchaser -will be required to pay Hie (ax. Of course. In all other Inslan- cos, tbe transferer shall pay tbe tax unless otherwise between the vendor and purchaser..- There: will ncceKiarlly ninny instances of exceptional char- acter to-be dealt with under the act and It will r.ol lie possible fo-discuss the effect upon sucli exceptional cas- es, hut lal.cn os a jscuerril rnlc, Hie j tax in Us, j-foctlcal will' In Ihc'Titanic. I subjects In Mexico, NOTICE PROSPECTIVE FARMERS, MARKET GARDENERS, OR CITY Have for sale at a Snip, the following: IMPLEMENTS New V.'eber of all) 3 Her iox anil hraVes. good as I Masscy-Harris Hinder, .only'useil to cut a few acres. I John Oeerc l'lon-: (IS In.) Sluhble and Breaker. 1 John Deere l-selt'Lever Harrow. 1 1. II. C. I6-IS Disc Truck. '1 20-SIugle Disc Drill. PROPERTY Two lotl on 171h r.etlihrlilBe, fopO shack, two hcclroctns, kitchen and; largo also nice noff stable on -Have nlbe Irrigated, in acre'plbli close to'city, fan sell clieap, on terms.- The heat .in uuirii-i-iur ,imiU-l gardens, :iibn.ltry, at jirlce. See me for Kood terms, on quick sale., One'seven roomed house Uth St. South, fully modern, nice laivn back aud front.' I'loWcr garden. Good basement.. W. A. HASSETT ADDRESS 1214 5lh Ave. "South. PHONE 1106 SWEET VALLEY British Labor Federation the Judiciary Shows a Lean- ing to Capital Suggests jtiwi in lbc result of tlie Keighley bve-tlec- i! column today. Tlic Times has a passing ref- erence, speaking ol the local popular- itv of the successful candidate }H. Xov. result of the! notoriety for unaf- recent conviction of tbe driver C'autlTe (who was afterwards pardon- has Leen a declaration by tho General Federation, of Trade Unions that the time has arrived when it is Sweet Valley. Alia., Nov. aylor-lcaves thla week for Qigland.i to consider tlie necessity of fected by electoral ciiangcs in otlicr parts oi tbe coutiUyi o Le gone until the spring. Mr. and Mrs. Turley left this week recruiting judgts, in cases where the interests of capital and labor clash, or an alhwinter visit with thetr a different class than the pre- ic Sask. I sent one. Mis. J. is on the sick list. Federation urges that such cas- "ilrs. Leonard has ratunicd to her ,ome la WIscorjEin alter a short visit :erc Taylor entertained or Sunday dinner." Uairi has fallen off. and on during he past week here. There wlll.be ah entertainment" in he Echoo] on, Friday, Xo vern- ier. 14, 25 cents, proceeds o go towards buying books. G. A. Jipldbn has finished, the house ie ft PS building. Lowe lias gone to Montana with a party of seven. es should bo tried before judges who have been UaineO in trade union practice and are Qualified, from .ex- perience of industrial history, to give closer attention to tbe claims "of labor. The Incident is typical of the dissatls faction with the Judiciary, as at pre- sent constituted, iias been growing the working classes since tbe celebrated Taff Vale deci- sion. A medical laboratory for. 3rd military district will ue installed at Kingston- The Whisky OF CANADA Witt Cash h the Bank YM CM Jtay to You kmv how, everylhlng, cosls mint when you have to buy on Why not pracllce scll-deplat a while II necessary, opsn a Sayings Accoimf In Iho Union Bank of Canada, money (n buy af Cash .Ths discounls will help lo 'swell jour bank balance, and you will have rrudo a good start tovjrda finiadal independence. ILETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH 0. R, TINNING, MJnagtr A. B. KING, Aetg Minagtr ANNOUNCEMENT Re GAS INSTALLATIONS You fit up your home once only for Gas and you cannot afford to have unexperienced men give you advice or do your work. All our fitters have been licensed to do gas flitting where there work had to undergo I J.' Rigid City Inspection Don't lake any chances with (ins Appliances or Be sii.ru both (i ro economical mid safe. localjng in -Lclhbriilgc a few nionllis n.a'o, have made in- in over onn buiidvcd of ihc bust homes in the cily. t'cr you to any one of thtlse regarding our work and appliances. i? We Guarantee to instal a burner in your furnace that will heat your home on the smallest possible con- sumption of gas, It is only n mallcr-of gottiiig proper appliances and proper histal-' inlion to get sa'tisfnclion. Let us Inlk to you nbout heating or. light-. ing your home, U'eoan siipply any burner- on t. lie market, or-. tiny bttrner sold in. Lctlibridge today but, do nol rcucoininend all. We iinisf see your stove or I'uri'iace then fit the apjilaucc to eacb particular case. A.loijg suneessful experience is our .bid for ybur.'busincss. THE NATURAL GAS LIGHT APPLIANCE TELEPHONE 6IS .and Gal Arcs, 407 5th St. South, Lelhbridge, ALta. GAS FITTING AND LIGHTING JOBBERS C, F. GOODWIN, Mgr... Gas Heaters and ;