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WAR TAX ADVOCATED.

xv MAlitt SHIKKERS FAY. A queatioa of importance just now says the ''Dominion," was diaousßed by the Agriculturists at tue Raugitigei A, and F, Association social last week. When attention was direoted to the Prime Minister's appeal that farmers should extend their respective cropping areas and sow more wheat, oats and other needful crops, it wad suggested that the farmers should be com' pel led to put the areas under cultivation, whereupon one farmer said that even if this scheme was adopted many farmers would be looking for profits, and the only solution of the problem as to how to eliminate this selfish spirit was the impos'tion of a war tax. There were, he said, shirkers among the far* mers as well as other labourers He knew of several who were not even blessed with a mortgage, and yet Rave little to the great muse which now demanded every possible sacrifice. The only way, therefore, to get at tha shirker in every sphere was by means of the war tax, Eventually a resolution, moved by the president, was most enthusiastically carried, oalling upon the Government to impose a war tax, this being conquered by the members .of the A, and P. Association as being the most equitable method of compelling a sustained °ystem of giving to the food fund. Tho moti n was oarried with acclamation.

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WAR TAX ADVOCATED., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3402, 2 March 1915

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WAR TAX ADVOCATED. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3402, 2 March 1915

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