William Stewart LOGGIE

LOGGIE, William Stewart

Personal Data

Party
Unionist
Constituency
Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
August 10, 1850
Deceased Date
March 14, 1944
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._S._Loggie
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=65b95af4-7627-444a-9989-c8b3033301d0&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
company head, manufacturer, merchant

Parliamentary Career

November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
LIB
  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
LIB
  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
LIB
  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Northumberland (New Brunswick)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 141)


June 15, 1920

Mr. LOGGIE:

I do not agree. I think

a silk garment costing the same as a wool garment is just as much a necessity lor a lady. When you are limiting the price, I cannot conceive why it is necessary to except silk garments as against woollen.

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.
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June 15, 1920

Mr. LOGGIE:

Well, I think if hon. members \will consider the matter they will agi^ee with me that as the ladies adorn themselves to-day stockings are not a luxury. In my judgment silk stockings cannot be produced .to-day to sell at $2.00 per pair, and if made of artificial silk it is no economy to buy them. It seems to me that when every lady in this city, I venture to say, wears silk stockings, if not every day, at least on Sunday-

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.
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June 15, 1920

Mr. LOGGIE:

I now understand from

the minister that item has not been cut out. Well, as I understand it, what the tax means is this:. A silk skirt is taxable not for the excess in value over $15 but for its full value. Therefore at the 10 per cent rate a skirt which has been bought for $20 will pay $2 tax, and a coat costing $40 will pay $4 tax. If we are going to make clothing pay the excess over a certain price it is surely reasonable that silk garments should come within the same category and only pay the percentage on the excess. Another thing that is inconsistent: As proposed you allow women to go into a store and buy silk-

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.
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June 15, 1920

Mr. LOGGIE:

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.
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June 15, 1920

Mr. LOGGIE:

Perhaps not.

Embroideries of silk.

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.
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