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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The HeraldV Page of 1 ,ive Local News TUKSDAY, lU'XKMHKU LOl'.l lUbe'Xetbbdocjc All The Local Newt Where You Expect It LETIJBmOGE, ALBKRTA. t: SEVKN raiCilTOOOLDBEg In bits may Ifn'jili proper, and hesl, subject 10 what lute been said iu Sccllon Ni. UJ) .M present lime [bete are ii'JV C'OUlUiifSLOD. loO I ton) roller civic functionlnK- Thf City Act of pnscUcally pro- Home HUM: Convention I'on nil Alberta Cilies .Aiming al Sumc Tiling BUT ALL IJY DIPKEKKNT KOIJTES ________ i TJu- wnvsr ruirjuiwiourr Free- man have rclnmrrt from roiiM'inioii in I'alfiiry HIIIVOTH anil' of the of Al- geria for home for cit- ies to be uiihorilcd in a City Act. The (onvpiiiiou ihc whole day (Mon- diiTl In viewing Ihe matter from nil and Ihi- general conclusion ar- rived. Rl was Ihat all same Lhuiglml Indifferent ways. To harmon- ize matters, correspond CHIC u will bo opened bciwcnu tlic riiffciciu cities and another eonvomiou will bo held Iu vhich Mi vnrioys i-ily solicitors will be present lo go'over the ilifil- culjios >v'iicli a uniform Cily Act Hill Mayor's Cily Acl The following WHS .Mayor lltmlifi's draft of wlial City Art should lir: U) TJti? cily council may iniltoio. ciinor on il.s own Inilialum or on Hie request uf ihc citizens through a poli- tlon lo rity council signed by 20 f Suskal itii.v on e of REUEFFUH jRegular Christmas Spending Marks Retail Trade Slates Court I'liarbs K. Hushes "ays: hope (bo time will come, and 1 be- lieve Ii will come some Jay, when we phall not attempt to r-rrscrihe petty details of fovernnienl for our differ ont I hope tbe time will come- when shall give ibcm in a-charier Ihe KC.ieral rules wblcli will assure Hie maintenance of iv r.ys'.em of tiumiriiMratioii anri them to work out (heir OTV: rnl ration and lo develop 'heir lorul cili tnusbip hy dealing wilh Ihcir own problems. (71 slates ol the I'nited ntes t'nlciit Jiave a '' home lo" provision in sholr-i.'onsiil Objpctions arc rnificd En FOIUC lers iu our United Ibal they arc uu-lintisli. This is not v.Tll lafcon tliu I'liiU'd Suites .and Canada countries and pitmvers can belter loam "lesions from each oilier .ban from old commiiiiitiOs where dm .system is the Rnnvih vt yeurs ol dif- ferent conditions than prevail In new rounlries. ulso has ;i very strong efffiel. are wore IHcply lo be Impressed ivilh reforms cloEii 10 bnnrt Hi an those (artlier away. Aus- tralia introduces many reforms in gov- ernment but wft ilo not copy Irom thorn so rrmllly ar. trom cur closer.ncifi'u- burs nor are Ibey so impressed with our reforms. (R) The municipal charters, elc.p (he uninral outgrowth of the mod- em tendency to regulate everything lau-R from tho Icgisla- I'jve. is cine to I lie unwillingness 10 tru.-l HIR r-itics iviUi [Jiclr mvn Inirr1. Consequently our cities, cr under u special charter or general law, are like men 011 have almosi lost the power of going nl nil, except lialttngly. put into only allowinic itie conn-. cilniniile or coijucll-comniii'ioii In Ib? 15'J nianrtgci'lal forms ihert1 are ov ylghl variations uf il. Tbero eeVeral variations in ihr Luni- Jiernnioiial oi1 cease auii ;is no doub: eipieiscil as to lln- iLiu will made. cent, of the votes polled by tbe hursesscs at ihe last JURI passed cloo lion, iiravJdluK for NIC eleclJon of a' charter or cfuislilu'.ion framing com in it too tvlilch puall be composed of 11 floclcd mrinljers and liic inbnibprj the city council. iiil The of tin; candi- dates for Uio cli-.irlcr rnimini; coNlinit- tfc shall pUirc one fnl! ivccfc lirior lo the election, and ench can- diilaic shall bi- by al U'a.s'. Hvo cilir.niii' who are usseFFetl on tilt roll at Hie limp the last list wns camnlclfj. The charter 01; conati-1 is Uiat retires tutlon Cram ing romfiiillcc while com- MINES IS LIKEiy Locally is That 0. H. U. WiJL He rorgollen and U. 31. of A. Will He Stronger Thnn Ever is no expression of opinion niblidy in regard 10 the order of ,lou. Gideon llolicriEon as to tin1 in- eligibility of miners Liffjliaicd the O.U.U. to receive Ihc 14 per cem. increase pranled, in Ihp.t Hiey will 3101 conio under Uie dozed slioy policy -lovi" to be adopted in ihc The fcoliug is Ihat Ihose who arc strongly in favor of the O.ll.U. will accept, the conditions and affiliate themselves wilh the international, considering is in (be n mure worth Iwo In lit) To what cxtctii UJQ cily consti- tution should subject or subcrdi to the general laws of ihc prov- Few the ot the meeting i-. Calpury, T. M. TwccdLe. ihe o; (ho K.uiJ. del ails of in ihe [federal imrisnTS if! jlribnln relict for and di-- ar-'ldiern ami their lor lhc mainlcnancc of.llio prnvinj-lnl I fliul Douiinloii- fiovcrnniehU. Iruo democracy, I If hcen'Biven Iho full riphlj InlMiitbn h given thp individual, tvnulil not cnrh indlvjdiinl cily have nicL '1'i-mtRhl nbmit hy thur. iTipifl uro'.vlh? Thr; rrajiniisl- Mllty. umtUl have with each clly Irtclf; It iiavc IIRJ! its OM'II prohltms ivitli HuT power vested in it by to snlvc Ihem, and wiitil is ftnrc. aro intcHIgent jicople alilo Co up those problems nnd worlt out Iho proper Jioliilion? Uo not lay .syslern by higher aultiorlty which rillcH mnsl fglioiv. but lei each city deienu'iic for itself what .liesUKiiil.'s Us loral ncRrts. If Ihc Iniv mufll be uniform lot us make .our statulca fit niul the grant of power so nin- thai cities may tlo overylhhig thoy nre iiuL hy ronfttltutlon or law from do hip. Wo muat acl on principle of v.'lul Is fn tho best interest of the rlly instead of what has the lofiisla- Uon aald that we must or mini not do. jlioulil be agninBl uniformity, euth as a general cily act whlrh hamper a mnnlrlpul govommenl. In iho Fohillon of Hirlr Individual Of COUFRC, nre rertaln things whrro uniform orrllnances and meth- od a TTOiiIJ a distinct ndrflntaRc, but n (illy nc! reKuIaling all de Ifllle or municipal Is not Kormcr .hiAlice" of Ilic they did in the New "Check-off" Arrangement Atfactor vrhJcb makes :i Birike iiu- "rohaMe is Ihat the O.IJ.L'. is practi- ally wiihoiH (finds. Ti is impot'sihlc lo liavfi funds rtlverteil to lhc O.D.I.'.. i is lias heen the uraclicc through lhc lues heing lunulcfl lo the local unions, lileli allov.-ciP them (u Ihe j aine lo the hilcrnalional or Ihe O.H. J. as Keen fil. Hy the .order by lhc director of coal bptralions, 'check-off" iyill be dtdiu-lod by the op- cralofs ami reinilted io Ilia j headquarters o! the internntioual. The SHin and subslivnce of ihe j lolc situation is (hat thp, miners ivill have lo Ifnq tbcmsclvcs wllli Ihe in-1 which, Uiey will turn in the samu place later in the afternoon. The [Quoting arc the quest bus ap- pearing on the cards; .Vaine. Address. Cliiirch preference name: age. Christ] iui names; age. Ate boIJi parents living? Arc there nuy roomers or buai'deia.' church preference; ill c visitors. IiL-Uer n'Oil'd Ijj-M lion to tiu- niiitilj Tin- r.l'.K. is IH-CU nunilie )hn) j 'ciiidUion I u 'unli.'r s b-.iiv as it forluiio, IF a