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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION .VOLUME .LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, XQYEMBEiril, 1020 NUMBER 282 North Alberta Men igatioii 'Go On Kccwdai. Municipalities Convention in.Favor of Dcieloprt'cnt I10N..CHAS. R. MITCHELL SPEAKS TO GATHERING Good roads, tai equalization; Increas- ed liutonomy for cities aiia additional government aid-to were the main questions mboleil at the efler- noon-session of (ho.convention of tho Union-uf Alberta Municipalities. The tnaryellous but unappreciated natural asset of scenic beauty UuM Alberta possessed was referred lb! by .Fas. W. Davidson, president of the Good Roads association of Calgary, and- tho plans under way for their exploitation com- mercially were .outlined. Hon. C. -R.- Mitchell, who was pres- enl'with J. McLean the wliolo of the session, stated 19 his address that there waa a need perhaps of a uniform city charter, in Alberta, but .Jie.'was bupoEed to the creation of in- dependent cities cut off entirely from jn> government check. Ho told the invention, however, that so long as occupied the responsible position ot jriinlater.of municipal affairvthc.citiefl and receive an attentive and sympathetic hearing- Grave MJstake When the convention opened, short- ly o'clock, Mayor Marshall. and chairman, confessed that he-had'Tiiade a grave mistake in bis introduction of Mr Davidson Ho Bald that had labelled that gentle- man by calling him .W. M.. Davidson instead of rjamcs W. Davidson. There "J. JOHNSON, UNKNOWN" VVINS SURVEYOR'S OFFICE By HOAX OF VOTERS KILLSBORO, III, Now. Elected tuWeyor of coLnty in the land slide, of no one knowc can't be" found The name wai wrIUen on the Repub- lican primary a joke. "Johnson1' wai a man Vho has been surveyor for 20-years. Sylvia Paukhurst's JEmplojees 'Were Trounced By Indig- nant Women LONDON, .Nov. girl em- nloteea in the offices of Fanl uurst'p communistic the Work- ers' Dreadnought, Fleet-: street, were thrashed, and tie office upset just after 11 o clock today by an angry crowd. The leaders pf tho party which raided tho office allegea Inat annng was a vast difference The delegates t the two minutes of solemn silence In present Who were at all conversant the fallen dead as provided Jvith the newspaper life of his home for in tho Armlsitce Day program ritj, fully understand some of the women in the office ils position and ho honed Mr James Davidson would pardon the error fn Initials- 'r Mr. Davidson 'were .singing; dancing and beating tin. cans. When tue'BignaVc'ame at 11 o'clock for silence throughout the city all trafflc'on Clreet was hailed and the great crowds stopped and rtood respectfullyjjfattentbn It is date cd that amidst this tribu'e ijnrtj cam" froii the 'WorV-rsV of __. ihion o[ a frightfnl racket, and sounds ia_gglng ot re.velrvv, Jn this movement which means so It? indignant crowd la. lunch is tho prosperity ot. waited untn. ihe country 'Canada inr1 While. Mr. is a good roads eipert, did not desire to critl cize 'the government bo did feel that niore money should he spent !'i the ronatructiou of roads in this pro >lnce. _________, and then a naob'orifii spending about annually on omen hjrnjieen .led by .the- sinfifo stale ot MInne- pvorktnen Invaded tho Dreadnough! eota was .spending several times thai (braces'" rapers were atrewn abort amount T (the place ,ahd then the} men stood He wanted to see the invaders gave the. future :biiilt right. Alberla should the-girls tn'thb 'bfftce i sound trounc- imiM permanently Ho currmended the ing This continued until the polite Iload Dragging Contests' held under arrived, tho of tho public norks de One of the girl employees later -said partment, and advocated the forma that the members of the publication's tlon of Good Roads clubs in eacli Jm force who did not believe in the tnb portant town Claresholm was cited uto of_ silence continued working in pa aij where such a cli.b was accomplishing wonders Farme rs UnI ntereslcd Mr eauMhal tho farmers lacked interest in'this movement il though they uere the ones that would most benefit They would allow n mud hole, to, exist, in their roads from month to month.without fillirik it in. 1 They seem to think that mud holes aro rin'act'of God and must not'bai said. j explained, tho growth of tho j "Ship 6y' Truck" stating that: Us infancy; Piiss- oiiger' servico. by motor would -also lie introduced inio the.west before many ycara.- It was an age of tho motor nut! tlie agb ot good roads. They had succeeded in pulling Alberta oil-the tourist map ot. America In tho fcrand circle lour of 4olG miles through Woiijloriaml ol'lhe con- tinent, and now it was up to tlio peoplo of'Alhertn lo'bullti up this lourlst.trat-i ino omcu ana made some, noise hit did-not think it 'could bo-heard In the street "Coal Isn't the Getting ofTt." Old London Witnesses a Field Marshal's Funeral For an CRERAR GOES TO :J EAST-ELGIN WINNIPEG, Nov. Hon. T. A. leader ot the Progressive party, anaqunced today that he would taku part in tho Kast Klgin bye-election S- v campaign on. behalf of tho Un- 'nil pointmcnt of. tour addltlbnnl count; constables to. bo added lo his.Stan John II. Itodd, crown attorney, wll take nclion on Mr. Snracklln'3'i6coni mcniintlon today.' Following a Conference with a so'Ja buyfo ;