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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta -S-- PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBRinttB D ML.X Diaggan, EdmontM Starts Ball Rolling in Letter to Council Tie litest more imons 5 oJ AJfcerta to establish a kj-Jtem ot :j uniform for civic snrplorcas. ti This, was broached in a eominunica- j Hon from WHY Questions the Herald Re- porters Hear on Their Rounds doa't tho commissioners an- sver gftjes thst one ot our dtl- Mas'mado about tha unprofitable run- ning of empty street.cart! Have they no either in, words or ac- tfoas? s WlT can't the. commissioners to understand that what about the present form of city 1 M.yor-elect Dusgaa. ot VI- Isverjr largely ihelr lick read at.the regular qwtinj of communicativeness' t of city comucissioners held 1MB "i (Uqnday) morning. Tho council i aaked to send a delegate to a meeting to haid to so into tho matter, ?i so to lend, their co-operation to {he This wsi agreed to, pro- Tided the meeting was not called ttrl- jar than January Cth, Mr. Cross. has found tint pro- "'pirtj- he had purchased at tho city tax Bate of 391S, presumed to ba tree from encumbrances, had on to I Jt lii grain fodder and relict liens, He hid been in- :.f formed from Ottawa thst release will j issued on payment of tio sam of .'S which amount will ba refunded Iho full amount Is collacted. Cross has asked that the city ful- fil Taace the said sum. Tho question ,T teea referred to tho city solicitor for his opinion. .yAll but ten of those named to be The committee for discussing man- S BSerisl form of government hare now been heard Vroni. Those who have not -icpllcd. .Include tho C.W.V.A. and tho raitror.il unions. As soon as all have ison her.rd from i meeting will be .convened .by tbi ci.ly clerk. IS MY rSUSBANO. SWEET- HEART, WIFE. FRIEND, THUS! 'will you. Cmuius .with tfcij Ariie .Marts C'cmpcliy. Dec. I have been a citizen ot Lolhbrldga loni time. I have seen all tho forms of city, government at work. "Kor forms of government let fools Whale'er is best administered Is best." 1 am not stack on aldermen, com- mission, or even manager govern- ment. Aayway for tomo timo now we hafe to work along with the corn- they won't act sour. H-.WB over jSava manager gov- ernment the new mail should be the bairt we cfin get, and he.should have a free hand; the three commissioners In that case will hivo to go. They are on their list trial and I hope they 'Why shouldn't' the commissioners think out a plan this winter so at to get tho merry-go-round horses out in June next year. Instead of waiting till August as they aid this year' MET LOSS BY FIRE FOR SECOND TIME QtJEDEC, Dec. Press.) at Union Covo, Sillery, yester- day morning, destroyed four houses. All thoso who suffered from tho fire a similar loss sis years ago, when 'a conflajn-aUoh swept through Union Cove, destroying twenty-one houses. AND DANCE THE KNiGI-ITS O- PYTHIAS WILL HOLD ANOTHER OF THEIR 'POPULAR WHIST DP.tVES AND.DANCE 1XT DEC. 29TH f r IN THE K OF P. WhUt to start tt sharp. Supper at-10.30. Dancing from 11 tilt 2. A orchtstra hss been engaged; six exqulcltt priitb have been sekct'd; the Mat muslo in city has been encased; tt.e floor will be In excelled? shape. Come and spend the en- jayabfc evening of the year. 1 A. E. DUPEN, M.C. K, C. PARROT, in chtrge of Whist Drive. Commissioner Freeman Tells Them Their Standing Makes Blue Line Pay the- discomfort of Etrap- hsnglng may be. the straphangers have tho consolation ot compliment- ing themselves on being the "sintie- raoa who make iha street cars pay." This ia the sapient wisdom, of no less an authority lhaa Cotudissloner 1-Vee- man ot the Public Utilities ot the city. And the Commissioner fcnows where- of he is spiking. Tlifa is hovr he dis- poied of Iho matter o! tho copeeellon on the line-'referred J.o by thu Herald. The Commissioner was quite n'.ivo to Iho conditions ho stated, though not In so many words, tLu; the straphangers were the real friends of the street railway. Ttoy wero tho patriotic citizens who made themselves the tho Blue line, In this particular caac, by hanging on to tho straps during congested hours, and so making their nickels do tho service of dollars. To put on an eitrs car would bo to maie a deficit in the now paying lino is the dictum of the Commissioner. He has worked, the thing out. So there'Is nothing els'e to do but to grin and to hang on to the, strap, in the noble thought that such a .proceeding will inspire, that those vrho so inconven- ience themselves their in helping tho street car, even iLuujh the experience may bo "hit- ter." FOUND DEAD BESIDE TRACKS ST. JOHN', N, B., Dee. dead beside..the Canadian National Railway tracks Christmas morn- liijf, a body identified as that of Fre- derick Shields, an employee of tho Woolen 3II1I5, is slated by the doclftr who cximiniSil it and fou'nil the bands frozen but 'not the rest of the been proh ably alive all the previous night, bnt stunned, fcnii so to "have died of posure. i Shields was known to have been" qn a train the previous night and it Is supposed he fell from- the cars. DISAPPOINTED IN LOVE? Ask.Ealona. Coming with Arlle .Marks Co. SUjsstlc, Dec. Jan. 5th MOVIES ON THE FARM KUNDRED HOUSES DESTROYED CHARLOTTKSViliB, Aiming la rnako lite on the farm atlractiTe EO thit tho "luro of tha town will-bo lesa John Armstrong has erected a inov- ing picture theatre- on his 100-' acre farnu. Ha thus hops o to solvo of farm la- bor. Tho theatre be free