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URGES ALL BROOKLYN TO JOIN FIGHT FOR BOROUGH AUTONOMY Mayors Plan Would Take All Power From Dept. Heads Here, Says David Hirshfield. INSTITUTIONS WILL SUFFER. pnrtment. Department of Water. c.a and Electricity. Ta Department, Finance Department. Cbarltlea Depart-1 Depart-1 Depart-1 mcnt. Dock Department. Bridie De- De- I part men t. Street ("leaning Department, Tenement Huuae Department and the , lepartraent of Corrections, and each department was to be presided over by o deputy commissioner, a resident of UruoKhn, who was to have full power i authority to administer the af- af- Inlrs of that Department within his urisllction. In all respects as is pos- pos- ! sensed bv the . mmls isoner himself "Formerly the citixens of Drooklvn did not have to go further than to the partment heads In their own borough raid get what relief was necessary The police for,.- for,.- , itp,khn was under the . ommaml of i h- h- in. hn Deputy !'..-,"" !'..-,"" HOC LUIUIIIISI i their apparat aar the command of the Br , 1 I i"buti Hre i-ommislsoner i-ommislsoner i-ommislsoner The char- char- It buildings and mst n.'.i.nw ware un The firemen and'' ,i; Urooklyn were un der the .turisdictinn and supervision of the Urooklyn IVputs chanty Commis-Monor. Commis-Monor. Commis-Monor. while the health of the people f Urooklvn was looked after from the Brooklyn office of the Health De- De- Declares Campaign Against Centralisation Centralisation Should Have the Aid of Every Civic Association. The Borough Presidents were given under the charter the sole jurisdiction over the Building. Sewtr and Highway departments, and It was the Borough President who was called upon to determine determine what streets needed to be A borough-wide borough-wide borough-wide campaign to defend paved or Improved, what and where the principle of borough autonomy in sewers were required, etc., and natu-Brooklvn natu-Brooklvn natu-Brooklvn and to check the efforts of rally' Mng a Brooklyn man Interested .-. .-. .-. v .,, , . hotts or borough, with the aid of the the city administration to centralize, AM,rman fn,m the borough and hla en-ail en-ail en-ail the powers of the greater city in pincers, (he President was able to de-toe de-toe de-toe City Hall, Manhattan, was sug- sug- termlne upon the InTprnvements and ex-gSsted, ex-gSsted, ex-gSsted, last night. In 1 'avid Hirshfield Pendltures for and in Urooklyn, and the prominent attorney, in an address " JR.- JR.- .-use .-use .-use wit!, deptny ...mrnia. before, the members of the Priscilla ferem-itv ferem-itv ferem-itv department. In the Horoua-h Horoua-h Horoua-h Study Club, held at the homo of the of Brooklyn-they Brooklyn-they Brooklyn-they knew best where tm-president, tm-president, tm-president, Mrs. Laura 1). Burroughs, at , provements wore required in their re-1509 re-1509 re-1509 Dorchester road. ! spective boroughs.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 08 Apr 1914, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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