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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE FODH THE LETHimiDGE DAILY IlEtUUi MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1917 .....tth: letbbrtoje Deratt> letbtmbge, Rlbcrta Lf -A.NO W t E K LY Dalit, delivered, per Diily. deUveted per year Pally, by mall, per year.........5 Weekly, by ajall, year......J'-60 Sleekly, by icall, per to U.S..H.OO TELEPHONES Bujlawj EdllorW .Offito W, A. Buchanin President aul'Mauaetnc DL'eeior Jobn Torranco Business Bales or piplry cl "suuscrlplloni ap- dally ou address'label. Accept- rnce'of paper! eiplraUon date li pur authority to continue- its >ub- ccrlpLLou- Your Kino Country Need You F.lghl Now I THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The gravity of Ihe Italian situation. tLo Austro-Ceriuin offensive de velcwlug.on a large scale, anil Ibe -Italians being pressed r.-ir tack from 'their first lines. Is not beliltled'by lie J3rilish papers, TYUO exyccl R'd sent shortly by the mher Hllies. Tha Kalians have evacuated Gorlzi.i be- fore the Auslrian advance, and have 'lost many Important psji'.ioiis with a huge number o[ prisoners, the ma- jority ol whom appear lo have been taten ivilh Hills resistance. Wbether allies will be Jble to send troops Joel. The figures for Canada are latev from the statement subailtted lo parliament by tie finance minister oa introducing his bill; Iho American figures are as compiled by the Nation- al City Company, ol New York, and the British agarea represent the 19U- 1917. rates as analyied by The New York Evening Post The pound ster- line lakes "I Inc-offle S WOO S 15.000 M.OOO 50.000 1M.OCO 360 SW 1.260 S.1W H.7SO Vnlled States I SO 355 730 SO 5. ISO 1USO 31.650 49.1SO Volted Kingdom 5 935 3.750 7.600 37.500 PICKED THB EUfDcienl to relieve mains lo lie seen. While the Italians the siluailon rc- are thus suffer- ing 2 severe reverse, the allied drive on Flanders, on tbe'other a huee success, aod the Gtr- mans arc relinfiuishias OEB posltioa ..after anolher. although fiercely re- staling at German points. The Frencb 'troops have plsved a In. Ibis recent drive, as Tvell as mafelne advancns on their owo Croat oa the Alane. The Canadians bare also been in Flanders gained Oialt a mile or more. The announcement Is-niarJe Hat 'Vlh3 Americans hare BDleretl the Iren- 'chea in France for the first time. They IiaTe been placed ID a quiet SEC lion Ihe French Iron! for completion of their training. Thfs (stole shows in a striking man- ner ihe relatively heavy burden borno by ihe great mass of income-produc- ers in Great Britain. Taxation ot In- comes In the United Stales and Can- ada does the British lerr until of are readied. However, Ihe British people pay less than Canadians and Americans In the form o( Lues. An re- spect (o (he Aiuerlcab Income lar foregoing United Slates schedule, refers chiefly to un- earned or Invested in- comes derived Iron) mortgages, bonds, and lite On earned ia- ihere is a super- tax of per cent. deiJgutjd lo reach tbe class whu derive large sal- aries or Incomes, from business or any occupations, but whose capital -Is either nominal or small to be covered by (be excess profits This clnss in ihe United Kill pay nearly double the amount levied .on- the corresponding class In Can'ada. The regular income tax and_lho special eight per real. Us combined iu (te United Slates arft as follows: f Income. Tai- 260 -975- 2.300 S.700 SERVICE ACT 9E JT Liberal newspapers which attt trapatlern'ot' 1S.OOO One great defect of Ihe United States schedule, the Toronto Globe points ontj is the 'in favor "ol .unearned or invested V in- In. Canada, -earned and earned nre treated aJlke.-Th.e Bupertai on unearned lo conies is more" EclenL'fic and Hon. Dr. Pugsley, Sir Wilfrid Lau- says l3Jr, Carvell to enter the cabinet, and, satisfied that tic., Liberal memDers it are. actuated "the highest the Cauadliir law la one which res trie La (he Ux-to cepting munitions plants) vUh a cipl- 7 rA and are The contftnlion of same: ot critics, that the Military Service 'jAct will not be' an eleclfon Issue a disinclination lo look facts in Ihe face, Tne act provides .for 'the drafting ot men, but only a portion of this force TV 111 be acluaUj- :called to the colors and placed In 'training this year. The election will December, and It Trill fall ID the government which has the sppport of the next House of Com- .iions to decide whether lo call up 'tie bulk-of the men service or suspend (lie operation of tbe act. .Globe tery properly pofcls out Ihal a government opposed and pledged 'not lo etifsTes' II unless authorized by refer} cnSuti; woalrt not have recourse to the orait. pending (he laklag ot .d Tote. A. referendum, owing to necessity of voting tbe men In (hi lrcncb.es. would consume precious time. There be no reason to hope (hat In the Interval another NV voluntary'system .woald yield "appreciate Judging by tliR nunlber; of eiempllbn "claims un- ier the mllllary service act. This Is the situation "-which wlll'contront'ttie country If antl-conscrlptlonlata cqn- trol .tie next House of iTominonj.-. U Is Idlo (o try id rule Ihe-miluiry jjcr- vfco act out of the election or Ihe truth that. lf'Jl37op" triutopti tbe Canadians -at wall Irl vain [or rein- Trlth a capital of may. be malt- ing mote profit than a bnViness with capital of but It is reached only, br tai'of fonr cent Lpn profila; eiceedlnt No doabt (be Income Ux end profits tax scbed- ales will be revised In the nest parlia- meikt., r- The Macleod Liberals seem to be about fifty-nily on union. Xow will our old friend Jim Weir kindly, tell us 1C be a partisan or a non-partisan; JllchaelJs >hna resigned. Well, he bad a.lively Urne while on the Job at It. Slfion 13 not only i ter of he fa a member of Canada's war coaiicll. Tory. r sayi A. L. Is a real to 'be7 one himself but he wisn'L" ol the 'A: L. Elllon Michael. Clark. says the cream ot eastern Liberalism Is In the union cabjnct- Perhaps that IB the reason, observes the Ottawa Clllzsn, 9o many oilier -'Liberals" areTsour on It. When did It btcoms a principle of I-Iberallsm thai1 tha Liberal who nfH and acted as he constdered l Ifl ;ihf ot bis country, a ,lrailor? TAXATION Thp Income tax the United fltaica and Canada offer an fnslruc- cornparfflon. Jn Ihe Unllcd States 'the for onniarrtei] Vaicn.'ieif .WJtloircra' Wltho'ul children bwe: K pet cash, halnnro nix munlliK on (urnWilnE apprornl lolnl notes with clghi nor cent, on credll amounts or cent, oft for canh. 8 gdldlnga from 6 lo'S yearn old, HOD to Iba.; 6 marcs from 3 to 8 yearn nht, front 1300 to each. All broken; 3 6gddlo 1' wngtfoji and doulilc; narneas; dairy covra. TEBMS CASH ENTIRE LIST MUST BE THE PROPHIETOB HAS OIVEN UP FARMINO. J .A. SMITH AUCTIONEER SALE ements Nov. 1st, 1917 O.NE. O'CLOCK SHARP ROE; 21, HALF MILE EAST MILES SOUTH OK JAIL, AND EIGHT MILES SOUTH- EAST OF LETHBRIDGE. 12 HEAD OF WORK matched (Kim Iron -KeliHoE' years team, roan and KfUIng 6 'knil' 8 -smif old, obotil 2nOn bay mare, 4 years 1206 Jlis.: one-JnicXakln jiiaro; mares arc'bred to a gocil Pcrcheron stallion. Ono rnnlche'd team liay geld- Ints, S 2JOO Ibs.; one matchcil loam liay gclillnijs, 4 years, one-grey EcWIng, 8 yean ,oW, iSfll) one' team gelillhga, 5 years, 2300 milk cos-; one lieKcr call, S monllj.i old; one Itrood 'aow lo-farr'ow before the Bale1; two brood'anws lo furrow Ihla ]20 chickens; !4 -r.FARM Weber wngon with grain lioi: ono hai; rack; Ijlnjcr; OocKsbiilt ulnglo disc tlrlll; one Van .Drunt single disc, drill; one McCorinlck mower; one Massey Harris raoivor; ona John Ucerc ilnmii imo Kraoraon disc; one s'Uld'dollrcry rake; two bull rokra; one hny slnekcr; onn sel 15 ft. wooden' )6rer hnrroun; one net ZO-fl. Iron Inver harrows; ono Kmerion gang plow with slubWe anil sod liotloma; ono breaker walking plou-j.onc walklije roail hrraker walking lilow; one potato cultlfalor; ono potato Jiijicr; ono spring vMon; one new N'arka urlnualonii; fine Internatlonml hay nrcns; one xaiidlc; two aela harness; nix double hirneas; a nurabeV of gooil horse.collars; one.blacksmith oiilfll; Iwo portable dog hog Iroughs; one bunk huuv: 'one Magnel ercam Keparalor; .one cooklnB range; and other things loo numerous to jplant, one, largo Clirlslniaa cactus. Automobile, 1917 model, In rlrst class rur.nlns order. TJIn car" subJccL to salo at any time previous lo sale, ne- 1 Rcr'yecl tirlcc. Everylhlrta inott I in Itavinj the country on account tff 111 health. TERMS CASH HifJfV. PETE LeVALIE, Auctioneer ;