Clipped From The Ottawa Journal
- Alderman McCann said the ' playgrounds department might be able to use the services of such . a youth as a guard at one of the civic beaches this Summer. Mayor Lewis said this suggestion would be looked into. J Teach Ufa Saving. Alderman Spearman voiced the opinion that life saving' methods .and general first aid should be taught in the high schools of Ot- ' tawa. His suggestion will be forwarded to school authorities. , . Alderman Bradley drew a laugh when he complained of dogs run- ' ning at large in the west end of the city, ruining lawns and gardens. He called the complaints bureau where he was informed that def partment was interested only, in (lead dogs, not live ones. Then he called the police -department, where he was told the dog catcher was working on traffic duties temporarily. His complaint will be taken up with Police Chief , Downey. ' Claiming smoke from locomotives was a nuisance to persons residing in sections of St. George's ward which are near the railway yards. Alderman Taylor advocated the railway authorities be asked to use hard -coal ; in their yard engines. Alderman Pintle said the smoke bylaw should be enforced. Controller Bourque, who presided for part of the meeting when Mr. Lewis had to leave early for . another engagement, said he did not know if the smoke bylaw would apply to locomotives. The - matter will be investigated. Discuss Wooden Blocks. ' ; Mr. Bourque also promised Al- derman Coulter the Board of Control would consider again " the nuisance of -wooden blocks on Bank street in the Glebe.' Mr. Coulter said he, feared the city ' would be-the defendant in damage actions unless something was done.