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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta All The Local Where You Expect SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, l'J19 SECOND SECTION LETHBHIOGE, ALBEHTA. SECOND SECTION News I I li SEVEN I PROMOTION FOR V. E. CTEEN j Y. E. Green, who lias been as- sistant manager for tho Cal- gary territory at Ihe Imperial Oil Comity here, and who was formerly manager at l.eth- urWgc, has been transferred to RC'glua, where he has hecn an- pointed assistant manager for that tejrltory. Local Miners Expected to Take Vote B. U. Will FigUf to (he End Xo action has been tafcen by miners In tho Ixjthhridso field 03 yet .relative to tho now agreement 14 per cent wage Increase to U. M. "W. A., but meetings aro tie he" a volo Kill taken. It is considered likely that Iho wage ofler will bo accented but thero will bo division over tho question o? tho check-off and allegiance to tho D. M of A. Chinook Coal men are holdtog their meeting Sunday and their acllon .his regard will give somo hint r.s 'he action which will taken In til (he camps hero. In tho.Bankhead mines the agree- ment has teen adopted unanimously hut In the Crow field the O. U. U. jnln- era are pledging themselves to flght the U. M. W. ot A. to a finish. A Ferole dispatch slatei: Tho recent announcement from wofk- in t to The of Gladstouo local union ere held a special mass meeting this nornlng at which, ll Is reported thero was a largo attendance and after cngthy Besilon the following resolu- tion was unanimously passed: "lio- levins that it is essential ihnt there should DO no "disruption Jn tho coal Calgary regard la the new wof Ing agreement between the Western Coal Operators association and repre- sentatives of the United Work- ei3 ot America for this district, carry- ing n 14 per cent, general advance in wages and approred the director ot coal operations, Itas created much in- terest locally, and is the topic ot e'en' filderaulo conjecture. In this camp, as appears to te widespread through- out district IS, Ihe largo majority ot miners la prepared to accept tho 14 per cent advance offered by the coal operators and agree to keep the now agreement mado by both parlies but will fight to a flnlih any attempt to force us to Join tho United Mine Workers of America." This decision is Interpreted to mean pending further developments the rumored strike supposed to ho "alleand sUmip speeches. Mrs. F. Wj King, an ex-school teach- nd proved herself, an effi- ui, .'The'schoolroom was very prettily decorated' for the Christ- mas season, and occupying prominent positions on the to be seen. Iho shield and diploma anfl'prize hons won by this'iicbool inter- school competition m_thn tall. Though Ihc number of pupils attend- ing school is not large, they certainly showed to atlvantage and gave evidence of careful training as every nuniber was a success. Ivlrs Cameron, the is lo he con gralulated on tlto splendid success of hcso closing At the cloao of tho children's pro- gram ihe called on Dr. Hir- ers to act as and bags of candy, nuts, and fruit wero distri- buted lo nil tho children OL the neigh- borhood, after -which coffee Jind cats TRIPS AND TALKS FOR Y.M.C.A. BOYS; CHIEF TALKS OF FIRE The "Y'! has arranged for the Juu- iors to have a short practical and ful talk every Saturday tbe -'gym" floor during class., Hardy TV'BS speaker, schedule arranged and gave the young- sters a very interesting atid invnlu- tblc talk on the many possible ways of. starting a ftre and to do. should one' occur or anyone's cloUio.s catch on fire. The boys listened great interest and heartily ctl Urn chief at the conclusion. Tho hoys will also have arranged for them a number of educational (rips on Saturday mornings after Hie class and swimming; visited Xo. 1 fire hall and thoroughly enjoyed being shown all the fire equip- ment and latest appliances for. fight- ing tires. v and a social that were enjoyed by all present.. Soldiers testifying In.Iho trial at Now York of -Capt. Detzer, a U. S. officer, told of implied Ihreat3 of death and TJT being held and beaten by his sergeants, s' 4r v f'.' v 0 REV. DR. HUOHSON