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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, THE LETHBRIDGfi DAILY-HERALD CHATTERER REMEMBERS RUSTY By Thornton W. Bad nunM don't miVe ted. Keep tint in mind if ken Jick Squirrel. the Red dMo't believe Happy Jack tbe Gray Spinel when the latter uld he hadn't touched one ot fat hickory huts -hleh had been taken from beneatt a certain hickory tree wliJth Chatterer claimed hi6 very own. But wheu Peter liabh it spoke'up and 'said that he had watched Happy Jack gathering chestnuts all afternoon Chatterer be-! gaTTto tmnk that he might be blaming! I the wrong one.- He didn't want toi so. In the first place, he didn't; waul lo admit that he was wrong. IB i the second place, he no love forj hts cousin, Happy Jack, and is always j' looking for cause for a quarrel with j him. I Chatterer made a face at Peter Rab-', bit.: "If I didn't havo anything better j to do than sit around watching other people work I wouldn't tell about; i ho barked. Peter chuckled. It always tickles i him to see Chatterer in a Cliatterer'is.such in excitable small .person that he does funny things when "ne loses his temner. "Probably those fat hickory nuts nalked off: said Peter, and chuckled again. Chatterer's eyes snapped and' he jerked his little red lall so hard that it'seemed to Peter that there was real t otngcr that he would snap it off. "you i Chatterer, and suddenly turned and started off through the tree tops as fast as he had come. Peter stared in round-eyed surprise. I he exclaimed: "Now. what has struck that red-coated ras- You never know what he'll do next.' _ .'Make trouble for aome one; you r, can count'on snapped Happy I have a notion to follow him and X see here'that hickory .tree is. It isn't his The trees ot the Green Forest p Belong Each has a right to f take what; be .can .get. No a Important Probkm Discussed at Session of Alberta Municipali- Clarfce of Edmonton, Predicts an. Early Pro- Tincial Hivrdie's Paper on "City Home Rule" Started an Interesting Discussion. It-appears at last that tho'whole ,38 r. Hardle, Sfl far as Edmonton question.'Ot city government and city financing in the province of -Alberta will be cleared up for once and .for jail. At least U Is the purpose ot tho Is JDnkm of Alberta Municipalities to do their part to'the accomplishment of this end, and at I heir convention this morning a resolution was uasaed ask- ing'the government for a commission to bring the whole question under re- Jview and bring Into the-legislature i such recommendations as will meet j lhe requirements of the' cities in their Muyor Clarke And Mayor. Marshal! laughingly marked that th'e Lcthtirldgo covering really. "loo much ground." "It IB a fact, nevertheless, gentle- men, that we must have much wider range "of replied Mr Hardia. In his paper, which was heartily commended by the convcntlou, Mayo: Hardte pointed out that'the annual "Probably those fat hickory uuts walX- ed off said Peter.-' met that morning. Yes, sir, Chatterer had suddenly remembered Rusty. Could it be that Hasty hadn't left the Green Fprest.after Chalte'rer had efforts to ward off threatening flnan- levy for the budget in all the cltlea 'of Alberta Is becoming a very serious clal difficulties aud to uniform civic government of the province. The resolution, championed by. Mayor Joe Clarke, of Edmonton, and Alderman Adams, of Calgary, reads as follows: "That this convention instruct the president-elect of thQ Union of Al- rerta Municipalities for 1921 lo ap- i'o with of all the enemies of the'Squirrel ily who lived m the Green forest t BCt grn lldil In Xo (vilrtitanart T-. Rusty bad seemed lo be frightened 'and Chatterer "had seen him slart off. He ha4n't given Rusty auother thonght since. .Now the suspicion that all, Rusty hadn't gone away had hopped into his head. On the instant Chatterer had started back to find ont. (CocyrifAt, by T. W. The next story: "Chalterer Becomes Uneasy." ADVANCING CAUSE 7' OF IRISH REPUBLIC NEW-YORK; Nov. for ing tho tit the largo? size (cities in and tint this and heavy burden on the ratepayer! because of the fact that the live lax roll is gradually'nSrrowing down tc a smaller number each .year b; reason of vacant lots falling to tba city, and from year to year, unlei some fillip of increase In population which will build homes, the reduction of lhe live tax roll will be accelei atecl because more vacant lots wll come to tho city due to the rate caused by the former dellnquen cies or rellnqutahinGiit of vacant lots i Home Rule Urged To meet this grave stato ot affairs COLLECT ONE MILLION IN INCOME TAXES HAMILTON, Nov. mil- lion dollars In Income tax will be collected from tho opulent In this district within the next 30 Ex-Mayor Chetter Dominion Inspector of taxation, iftemeoip. In addition to thli, he said, he ex- pected that another million would collected by the tnt of year. committee impress upon the govern-1 noiv hanging-over the heads of every ment the gravity of conditions which !n the province, rMayor Hardia we as a convention see conironting the government should. Im- such munlcipaUties.jind that In our mediately grant the cities the right of home rule In civic matters, en- aiding them to, levy taxes as tha couucila of the .various municipali- ties may see fit, Aid. Adams, Calgary. ho' c cause of the Irish -right to try to stop his neighbors irom t injlT' opinion the government would be well-advised and we request our com- mittee to request that a commission be authorized and appointed by the government at the next session of the legislature to study and recom- mend what policy shall be pursued and what acts or amendments to existing acts ahall he Introduced tp deal with this whole the getting what they can. Charterer didn't j plant that No one kiibws A planted it.; -It may'be that my great great-ever-so-great -.'grandfather. planted Ere if it he did, 1 wouldn't I Eammon Do the Irish yesterday. ,l hire am 'right to claim all those fat NOT. APPROVE LOAN hickon Chatterer may have dis- a. government loan to the Chicago, .covered that tree, but the tree Island and Pacific Railroad of there before lie was born just {or improvements-was an- Cnding it doesn't give him the right nonncea today' by'the Inter-Stale to claim ell those nuts." Happy Jack Commerce Commission. panned auil lonked long in tho direc- tion in which Chatterer pcared But he didn't move to: follow. 'H'-Bill be time enough to look for tl when I have fimsheuV.witb what I hsve he wisely concluded, and linsM) began hunting chestnuts LONDON, Nov. is offi- cially announced that, owing to the severe strain of his lours the thing that liad caused through Canada and Australia tercr to short as he the Prince of Wales will under- PRINCE TO KEEP QUIET the government would inslder'advisable." Mayor Hardie Mayor W.'D, L. Hardie's paper on "City Home Rule" was the feature agreed with Mayor hardii ciple- but sot In application. of the session. It provoked a great -power to cities. to prin- Hi? ssW that the powers of the city anil tho province were not clearly defined. The absence of. specific laws on tliLi covered, but un- 'by city charters. A blanket charter, such' 33 tlie one suggested by Mayor Hardlc, -Mr. Adams believed would lead to endless trouble. In fact, he thought the- leg- islature would never grant such a deal of constructive' .discussion arid resulted in the passage of the ahtvi II would be a mistake, thought Bla'yor to demand 'unreason-! resolution. While there was some things of the government. difference of opinion registered in the government was anxious U the methods of working out a provincial city 'art. He wanted! scheme Bowerg agreed the nail squarely on the head when he declared that if the Alberta gov- ernment did not grant the cities more home rule and broader powers a financial collapse was the inevitable result. "The.cltles of Alberta are starid- uimulc to grasp the elaborate maze details connected with, the .adminis-i tratioii of. a modern city. "Province Samts Commissioner Samis agreed that a city act; was' necessary. He thought the legislature showed lack of judg- to call Peter Rahbit names was a mem- the memory of tho stranger In the Green Forest, that of his, lhe Fox Squirrel! Vh'om he had lake .110'. official until neit year. engagements ing on rthe edge ot a precipice in approving the .Medicine'Hat isllting on a but the mayor [Rental Tas, but some increased happy to know that for raising money was" need-' would be the of the buuch to blow up." I never blow them up then, -F WHY SHOULD Too Drink you can buy the popular cereal beverage, which fis better for you a'rid-i cbffee-like (flavor and less. fhereare two kinds ofPosium Postum Cereal is boiled for 15 minutes after boiling begins. A delightful cup results. Tne newer form, Instant made by placing a teaspoonful in the add vho-Lwater, and stir until quickly dissolved. Grocers sell both kinds ''There's a Reason" fpr Postum, y Canadian Postum Cereal Ontario, efl. TIio government had not played j lhe game fairly. The province liadj collected large sums money, he held, that rightfully balcmgod" to the cities. A general charter, of'Ctty, Act, was eatlsfactory lo llayor Hardie also, but lie wanted- it short, aid pointed, and the mayor wanted lawyers the committee 'that drafted the act. He nald he wouirt -Hot say'lliat 'lie would hamstring nll'the but he did want It .clearly under- stood tliat he was opposed to a vol- umtnicms act that created, appar- ently. to confuse tho lay mind. Alderman Uroach, of Calgary, favor- ed the nationalization of lands on hroati !lres. He wanted1, to see the cities acquire tho vacant-lands and rent them. The ridiculous inflation of land values !n the west today was creating a foarful condition and tho disease must bo allayed by immed- iate curative measured. .Ho thought Mayor Hardie was trying. to "camou- flage the ijuestlon." Medicine Hat delegate, voicing the sentiments of tho civic 1 ties ot the gas city, told the conven- 1 tioii that they would certainly come and endorse any steps looking to the passage ot a general City Act [n this p'rovince. Joe Clarke Predicts Election A little sidelight on what Mayor Joe Clarke thinks will happen politi- cally in the next few months in this province wa? expressed when In auportlng Aldermnrj Adams' conten- tion that Rpfipiiy action, was needed, he said that afler the next session of the leglslaturn tho hbiiso dis- 1 solve and the elections will be held in Juno or July. Thn convention went on record this morning n- favoring the' work undortakcn hy the Western Canada Colonization association. J. R. city auditor, Leth- bridge, gave a paper Ac- countlns'' wlifcli n very able handling of this somewhat intricate subject. Mr, Faterson was -closely At lhe bppinnlnf; of the session several resolutions relating to amendments to lhe Town's. Act .were passed. They of minor Import- ance. A resolution submitted by Ihn Steltlcr council, relating to. taxation ol floor in business establish' mentfi, was passed. COMMISSIONER TO HOLLAND OTTAW.S, Xuv. Canadian BOH of Dr. Adam Shurlt ttn-J Mrs. Shorlt. of 01- lawa, has left for Rotterdam, Hollaiul, whore he has been appointed Canadian trado commissioner. Mr. Shorll was formerly employed In thiTdeparlnient -r trade unit commerce as Junior trade Mid-Month List Now On Sale Jolson Dreams Across the sea .where flying fisbes play, that's wKere Al JoisonY memories far away to his love in "Avaion." You'll travel with this excltutoc Columbia artist when you' hear him sing this latest popular love Ballad. jf Nora Bayes Sings The Japanese Sandman Hear thiiexcfosfoe Colombia MtUt about "The -Sandman" an oldBecond-haadman (or coupled wfth "You'ie Jnrt Beautiful at Sixty at Were at Swwt Ted Lewis' Feature Ted Lewis' Jazz Band is now repeating in Chicago its phenomenal New York success. -That's where these Columbia artiati lecorded "Fait One" and "Gypsy the two catchiett fox-trots of the year. A Few More Mid-Month Sweet Mamma (Pipa'l Getting Mad) t MirmaHim'f I Told You So Marion That Naughty Solo" Eddy Brown Your Have Told Solo Eddy Brown' That Moanln' Paul BietL Tloio of Hawaiian Waltz Columbia Orcneitra I A-61M On Columbia Orchestra J i i New Procets Columbia Records sails Duiatlc, Jellthlfal, jiptnhtU, tomtit In catly idmtl Ntta Colamiia Reeordt on Sale at alt Columbia Dtultri tht lOlfi anJ 20tk of Ever? Month. COLUMBIA GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY, fl.M all: f 167 Assiniboia Music Co. JDEALERS I, 315 6th St. S. Phone Lethbridge, Alfa. J.D. Higinhotham Co., Ltd. AGENTS THE REXALL STORE ALBERTA'S PIONEER DRUGGISTS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL CHEMISTS PHONES 15.15'AND'322 Henson Music Co., Cardsfon RAYMOND PHARMACY C. R1TTER ;