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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY. APRIL 9, 1918 THE L^UDHlrtOR DAILY IIKn.\LI) PACF. NINE Austria Gives Alleged Details Peace Conference AmHterllalB, April 8.;-An official iiulte(t tlic dlBruBslonB roferrcrt to in the ,littlclal cnmmunlqun of April 4. In contrail with tlio first "brlW 1918. It is however, lorrpct that In 1 C Btatement of Premier rinmenrnaii whl�;h he gave the Up to Fori'lRn li^in Inter Olernin, it is olw^rved with nut-infavfion; that M. ClnTnnncQnu'H Htntn nn-nt on'April 6 admits that dinous �ion� in reKartf io tho qtientlcn ct prare took place between fvro confl-itnntlal acentit o( AuKtria-IIiuiRary and. KratK!�. The account given br M. Clemen-reau^ot the Initiation and courkc of these negotiatiotiH, and likewiiX! tho statement by M. I'alnliive on the snmn subject however. ileviiiln In ninny' Important iiartii iilars and to siii'h a d^creq from tli riicts that n detailed correction of tlio French com-nniQh'ntioiv appears'to be nootMsnry. � Ih July, 1917, rount Uevertnta was onnt Il'jvertata handed to Major Ar-mand on Feb 1018. tie memnriiii-dnm renurdlnK Hhlome time before the beRltinlnK of the name ol the French (jovernment to state whether he was In a position to receive a rommunlcatlon from that. Kovmiment to tho government of Aus-iria HunftTT: "When I'oont Rcvertata after hay-tug obtained the sanction of the Aus-tro-Hungnrian government, replied In the affirmative to this Inquiry, in the same month-July, 1!�I7- Major Armand was charged with such com-mnniratlon by the then French premier, Kibot. Ho arrived �)n AtiKdst 7. 1!)17, at Couai Reverlata's private reMldenco in Frieburg, the count being dlstjintlr reluted to him. wi'Blern offcnslvo Inquired o" nie whether I was prepnred for negotiat ions and on what basis. "The uceusation of lying hroucht against Count Czeruin by M. clem eTiceau cannot therefore he maintained, even In tho restricted sense made by the comniunlque of the Frenili government. "Nothing is known to tlu' Aiintro llunearlan povernraept of entreaties for an alleKOd weparate pdacc with which the Au'itro-ltungnrian K()v�'ni-ment worried tlio governmcntu of Uome, Washlnpton and hondon. When M. Clemenieau asked the Austro Finn AFTERNOON IN M DISCUSSION BILLS "Major Ari^nd- tlien ,nddrensed to | rariaii foreUn minister whothor he Mint Bevortattt a fliiestlon as to whe-1 rememhers tw�^ montlia before tho Kevertata affair-that is about Count Bevortattt a � JTrench confidential agent and It the course of these dis cusslons to establish vf^ether by this vneuns a basis for bringing about u general-peace could, be secured. "0;i Aufttit .32-23 Count Rcvertata entered ditcussions with MnJ. Amiafid which, however, Premier Clfmen ce.iu quite corroctly declares. yicMed no resufl. The. neilotiations thereupon wc-o broken off. * deip^nt^MV Resumed It "Tlte Clemenceau version that the id Armand irer� proco�dlng on hfi entry into office Is torrcc t. .Not until January, 1^18. did Armand. this time on Instrnctions from clemenceau. again get into touch, with Revertat i year at,'r)-an attempt of a like nature was made by a perstmngo of far lii^h-er rank. Count Casernin joes not heHl-tate to reply hi the uffirmativo. Rut for the sake of .complotene'-m and entire correctness, it should be added that this attempt.alKO led to no result "So much for the eBtahlisliment of the facts. F'or the rest. It need on|y be remarked that Count Czernin for' his part would see no reason to deny it. if in thifl or any other similar case, he had taken tho Initiative, becpuse, In contract to M. Clemenceau. he believes II cannot be a matter for r�v proach foi' a goveniment to make attempts to bring about an honorable Ottawa. April ! - There was a brief (liscnsslon when the li()ti;;c oiieiii'd this afternoon on the hill to confirm an aKrecjiienl hiUween tfic jcovernment and I 111' Van Hiircn Urid^c^ Company. Thc> liill ; lood for iliird readlnp. I'. .Miiliaiid of Uesilgoache had moved that the hill be rcferrerl back to 'coininillee for amendment The anic'Mdmenf. which concerned "Onie mailer of local arrangemeiit and opposed by the niini-tcr of railways, was lost and liic hill was read a thifl time. Third readiiif was Riven to the hill to .iniencl (he Kc^nirnicm l.Mii Act and the house went into conimittee ltad boon broken in Aug-^ And M. Clemenceiiu up to the present u.-^t, 1917, and. was tkerefore, again taken up' by Clemenceau himself in January, 1918. "Froij^ this tMsli contact there re-'.tion of Alsacte-I.orraine.' FURTHEIi STIES OFIAVEIRK bo printed in the. lortn which Ihf min ister wished it to take.  The minister of justice said that be hart no desirii to pas.s a measure without all the niemhers thoroughly understanding it but. belaid, the supreme court today was actually tieing prevented from carrying on business because Judge fluff was not able to Kit. His dixies a.s c entral apiieal court judge took all his time. I!c would he glad, the minister s lirl. to have the matter settled today. Mr. Morj)liy. hew-^ver. wa.H strongly opposed to diPcussIng the amenil-mer\ts until they were suhniitlexl In printed (orni.  went on to say that Saxons admire brave Canadian fight-j Hie niinii>t�r of justice hail declared era, was the message tliat came with { that all themenibers of the supreme .them. Not to be outdone the Canari- | court in the province of ()iii-bec were ian doctor loml/il up a slnilliir convoy 1 engaged in tribunal' under the Mlli-and .sent them back for value recelv-[ tary Service Act. lie suggested that od. I the members of the supreme court In "Their enjoyment was complete ; Ottawa should as-^ist .lustice Duff and LoncWr, Aprif 9.-Joseph Devlin's mvtlen to adjourn, following LI�yd-tt�ort�'s speeeti wai defeated by  vote of 323 to 80. Thua Lleyd-Oeorge win* the first round to enforce conscription in Irtland undnr his new man-power bill.: tANESElLL SEIZE SIBERIA Moscow, April I lie Associated Press I.- The .l.ipmic'Hc landing at Vladivostok has citateil great excitement In MoBi:ow. The peoples coni-inissionerB held n si^-ioii which lasted throughout Friday night, consid �ring the situntion .M. Tclitcheriii. in ling cotnmisslon-er of foreign al'fairs. suiiinionod the french. British and Aiuc^rican diplomatic representatives to the foreign office for a conference. Colonel Raymond Robins, head of the permanent Hed Croas mission to lUisla. attended unofficially. Consul Creuard acted f(Jr Prance and It l.ockhart of tho British, embassy tor Creat Rritain. M. Tc.htcherln made an emphatic protest BgaiMt the entry of foreijjn troops into Russia and expn^sscd regret that fh� entente permitted such action. He said the only solution was thu- ImmediBte withdrawal of the, troops. The Russia papers of all parties generally /txprcsM fear ths^t the Vladivostok TnoYijment is th; first step in the .lapaneso occupation of Siberia, an idea that has beiMi pn^valeiitln the BuB�ian..prqp� constantly for many months. The Siberian central executive of the workmen's and soldiers' deputies immediately, organized a Red Anny to resist tiie Japanese and has profesied against the landing of forces as unwarranted interference, not justified by the insignlttcnnt incident at Vladivostok. 40.000 Armed Huns Ix)ndon. April rt.-While the Russian Dolshevlkl authorities cteny It. sa.vp a despatch from Harbin '.ly way of 'roklo to the Daily Mali, there are forty thousand nrmed German prisoners mobiHt'ed �t Toin�k. SIheris. and destined for the Far Ka�t. -OUl^ NEW STOCK OF- WALLPAPER IS HERE Refinement - Quality- Difference - in WctII paper arc ihr outstanding features of our Merc one vs^ill find cnlirc'y distinctive de-ipr(;scntini:; the work of tlu- bt^st artists. Select Wall Paper Now From the Largest and Best Stock in Lethbridge It I,*; time iiovv that tlie fiomc rnaiutger turned heif attention to brightening up. lo insure satisfaction in spring deiorating, acquaint your.self now with the splendid effects to be cho.scp. from our wall paper stocks -while dis[)lays are at the height of completion. We carry varnishes, paints and everything for the decora*ing of the home. WELLINGTON BROS. THE DECORATORS SHERLOCK BLDG . 7TH ST. 8. OLDEST ESTABLISHED DECORATORS IN LETHBRIDGE. has not denied that be ren�r�ired to enter ui>on ncKOllatlons on the basis oi! the renunciation of the re iicqniul- w;�cn the Canadian mail reached them, the first since their adventures In thi;i greatest of battles." Ottawa, April 9.-Premier Rorden today Issfied another sfory de^iuR with the tfork of the Canadian cavalry In the recent heavy tightini Ic- France. It is tfam the pen of Roland IlllI and is as follows: "War Correspondents Headquarters. France.-III brilll%|it April sunshine the Canadian cavilry swept throuKh the bearily oonstkwted German de fenses an^ onto their objectives astride the AnMena-Loys biKbwuy. sir DouKlaa Haig's report says: " 'In tb* oourse of some very hot attacks which were made In xhe region Bootli of tke Luce, Xhe Canadian cavalry brlfada has particularly dls-tlnKutik�4 lta�lt, both mounted and dlsinounta4.' "This commenced as a dismounted action with the turses and reserve squadrons sUastly waiting behind cover, hoping that tho cavalry might be used. The action commenced at ten o'clock, our batteries firing from unconcealed positions and the German balloons aoon spotted our flashes "Their guns were riot long in reply ln(, althongh they put none of our tuns out of action- The Canadians ashed up a mild slope. Some could be seen to fall and then limp back to the tranches. Two German machlnn guns ware slowing up tho attack on the left but suddenly above the line of the fight came a new splutter of fire. It was the arriral of tho Canadian armored cars, whose guns swept the Huns' outposts and finally silonced them. The wkvering Canadians rallied and dashed into the Huns. Tho cjirs prdcseded along the road and WILSON SPEECH speed up tho work of the central appeal court. When II concluded the supreme court business could be transacted. Sir Wilfrid I.aurler said it'was not proper to order the printing of a blM as amended until the amendmento-had >een passed. Ho. opposed Mr. Mor phy's suKRCstion. GIRLSlisSED AVhale meal fried In butter was served in Bopton. The meat was re-cslved by rail iron; Vancouver. B.C. A carload of the meat I., going to Boston, which '^W rWail at 56(' to :!flc a potind. Wimiiiieg. .April 9.-George Stanko, iluthenian. is under arrest hero cbarg-ed with mur.Ieilng .Mike Merowski, also a Itutbenian at Klstow. Sask., on April 1. It is alleged that Stanko baa made a full confession. About three weeks ago Merowski removed from his farm to tho town of Klstow. taking Stanko his b\n& man, to live with him. *tanko discovered that his former London. April !>.-Ttie Dally N'ews says: "President Wilson, with that ! dispassionate' finaltty which always mark.-i his utterances, stated the is-3ue with unanswerable truth. It 1* whether the world Is to bo governed by tho German general staff. Liberalism baa tried to find an accommodu-lipn \vith despotism, but now it knows tliiit no such action i�. possible and thaf if the world is to bo made fit for free men to live in military des. potiHiu and tho whole institution of war must go finally and irrevocably. ,�nlJ,ll",v''^h^ 1*1.-' '>- had 11400 in his possession of Germany that she never understood j ,,,f ,,,,V, ,, �,,_,, i'resldent Wilson and never believed ' ^' in the military value of American sup port." The Times says: "The speeches of President Wilson at Baltimore and of tho foreign secretary and tlu> American amliassador at 'Londoij breathed the same spirit of absolute convic- tion and unconquerable resolve. They 1 "{^X" murdering V'hoiV meet the last peace ortenBlvo of tho ; .u". a red but were too enemy and by an uncompromising ' fusul to credit his protessions so long &8 hia acts stand in flagrant contradiction with hUi words. President Wilson is, he agtnowledg^, utterly disillusioned. Ha reeogniaaa that Germany has once more shomt her taHh that foroe alooo must deoitle the hlgji moral hept bBcli Qerraan retnforcemenu t^haHlssu^s at stake. Rq d^ljires sadly and attempted to eonie out of the wood M>utb of psmiiln, ' "Tho onemy was so disorganised th*t it was 4ocii|�d to push on and Mb up viUt tho pntiiih (orvea south qf tho vlTor n��r Atibercoun. Massed ^my froaps In indecision witHered Mir�y undar the Vrltish fire in about �& houAl brown oarth showing up against grooD crops, showed that the OaBaOiMi woro digging in while b|aVipUt their father. It la declared that Stanko was preparing to move to the United Btatoi.' :r=^rr..r.:z=^=-J---=== ' di|HO��-tic position will 'b> improTOd. As a ntmtral the IJnlteil-fltatos would hava been very dangerous to us, because we would be apt to overestimate hor strength, which now, as an enemy, we know. The danger from America will be largely dinilnisbed if our nagotlat- From Manufacturer to Consumer- 1 1 beg to inform the general pubuc that i have now opened the store lately occupied %y the hayr hardware company, 404 fifth street south, where i have on display the variousjjnes i am concentrating my efforts on: your inspection of same i feel sure will convince you of the value and quauty of the goods i am offering. trusting to be favored with your continued support as in the past-yours truly, arthur hayr. Gurney Oxford Ranges and Gas Stoves Ask your gas fitter or plumber to show you. Lister Brurton Automatic Electric Platpts -^. ....---,-.-- Universal 3tpri^ge Plants T� work with yamt #wb tBfiM. I Have the R. A. Lister Agency For their fuU line of Engines ,Grinders, Separators* Cream Separators, Pump Jacksr^tc. Plymouth Twine You wifl be wiH wlvised to book. ---*----��-'-:--*--\"" "'� Univlirsal Paints and Varnishes Specially-mainifaiBlvod mii--^�xpreiily. lor the western cliiBat^-|-Gek OurQuotatioiis. Many Other tines Carried In Stock mTHUR HAYR NAMffACTURBRS' kCm 404 Filth Street South jLETHSRIDGil 404 Filth Street Sonlh 05728360 ;