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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MARCH 4, 1018 1 HUN PROPOSAL 10 TO HOLD INTERNATIONAL LABOR CONFERENCE Germany Was Ready at Out hcI of War to Enforce French Neutrality 1 ' Paris, I'Yatice, March 2 -Hene Vivian!, who was French premier Mid foreign minister when ibe war broke oul and wan �l the head of the Kreneh government for more than a year thereafter, aayis in nn Interview with (he Pel ft Journal that lie knew nothing of iho UiBtrucltojiH annt by the limn German Chancellor, ' Dr. Von Hnf hmaun-HolIweg, to Baron Von Srhoen. Mien GemiMi ambiiRSudor at PnriK. regarding Ihe conditions on which France, tf sin* remained neutral in ihn war between Germany and Hu?'sia, was to guarantee her nentral-ity. I In an address yesterday t.hn French foreign mi n later, Stephen Plrhon. quoted the imUrnetionn from Hot hmnnu-Holhvasv in effect that Vrjnee would be requested t;> iurn over the fortresses of Tonl and Verdun to Germany for the duration of Ihe war with JliJM-Sia, if she decided io remain neutral). "Needless to Hay, Hjron Von Srhoen did not. trnnsinh. Die proposal to me,'' laid M. Vfvinni. :'Thh; spared me the huunDntlon. of hearing of the dishonorable bargain proposed, and spared himself Iho humiliation of hearing my reply. "Tlieso rove hit ions enabh' me now the better to appreciate Baron Von Srhoen's att'tude when be was in my office oTi July ;M. Jiili. Me a.^ked nie what, would bo the course of France In case of war between Germany and Ftussia. The qucHtion was a plain one and nndoubtndly the ambassador expected me to make one or the other of two answers, by which ho would have profited. Jlc doubtless thought that I would say: " 'In that case, sir, it is war.' in which case he would wall; out of my office. Immediately putting words of provocation to France, or else 1, overwhelmed by (he new� he brought ine, would betray weakness so thai he would be encouraged to make his dishonorable proposal, which a representative of France not only couUi not consider an instant, but could not even allow to be made to him. "What T did say to him was: 'France wi! be guided by her interests.' Von Schoon had nothing more to say," Parli, Mar. 4.-According to the Petit ParJslen Leon Jouhnux, secretary of the French Federation of Labor; J. H. Thomae, representing ,tne National Union of Railway men of Great Britain and Belgian representative*, will' form a deleoatlon to visit the United States to discusb the project of an international tabor conference with Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation Labor, of JEWS TAKE LARGE ViKcount French's Visit Not Owe to Any Increase of Trouble In Ireland Forum Addressed bv Rev. Cur- tis Why Jews Are Not Assimilated I 1 charge of its ad-new act -provides of a hospital disaccording to the TCdmonton. Alta, Mar. J .--The failure f>f the Provincial Hospital Act to accomplish results* has 'resulted in the Introduction of a new act at this* session by George P. Smith, provincial secretary, who has ministration. The-that. the. boundaries trict. can ho fixed choice of the residents living therein, lnntead of being coterminous with the boundaries of municipalities within which the hospital district is formed. The method of making the levy is aUo changed, *a hospital board having charge of the election, raising the levy and maintaining" the hospital instead of the machinery of the municipality being employed for these purposes as under the old act. Other bills which have been introduced by the government are the following: An act to place all municipalities ami local Improvement district* under a uniform type of government with the term "municipal district," unorganised municipalities to be administered by the government as formerly. An amendment to the Sales of Shares Act by repealing the amendment passed in 1917 by which the permission of the utilities commission was not required for the sale of railway stock in the province, or for the *ale of stock, negotiations for ths sale of which had begun prior ui the passing of the u*t. An act prohibiting the use of the Alberta crest except on government stationery without permission of the government. An act extending the power of municipalities to borrow money for the purpose or buying :ind welling aeod grain to farmers, taking a lien on their crop for repayment. An amendment to the Liquor Aci. placing the onus of making returns on dispensation of liquor upon the d eal er in Jin nor Instead o f the p re-sc'ilbing physician. I Before the Korunt audience on Sunday afternoon Rev. Mr. Curtis of the Christian ichurch paid a very high tribute to the part the Jews have Ukeu In the war, his subject, being "The Jews in the war." After tracing the history of the rise and fail of the Jewish nation, lie said that, of the Jews now In the world 10,000,DOo or 6S per cent, are affected by the war on one .side or other of the great conflict. He said there were r> til),000 in action The speaker then referred to some of the great men who are playing prominent parts in ihe world events of today, mentioning particularly Sir R (J chen. Lord Heading and I leivrv Morgonthau, I'.S. ambassador to Turkey. He declared that while the .leu* was merely tolerated, nevertheless he. was sought after, and in closing he read a poem to Britain written by ti Jew in which the nation without a homeland paid tribute to the success of the British in liberating the homeland of (he Jfiwi. In the discussion Louis Keel thanked H.ev. Mr. funis warmly tor hU words of appreciation of the Jew. He declared that the Jewish problem now agitates the Jew and the non-Jew alike ail over the world. Kven in IT. S. and (Treat Orit.ain, where greatest freedom is enjoyed there is a Jewish problem, more acute than In either Russia or Roumaiiia. He said the cause was that nowhere had the Jew a home where his individuality can take shape. "Let us hope," he said "that the day is not far distant when the Jew will be able to point with pride and say: "This is the land of my people." Another speaker declared the Jewish nation had no part in the war, and the Jews only ;as they were citizens of other countries were taking part. S. S. Dunham wanted to know why there should he a Jewish problem, why they should not be assimilated as peoples of other countries are as-sl-mllated. He was answered by Mr. Keel who stated that assimilation includes assimilation in religion, and if the Jew is assimilated jrou kill the Jew. May.ir Ifardie also spoke briefly declaring that the Jew had taken both a glorious and a despicable part in the war. for not only are they fighting with the allies but UMf ar� fighting aUo wirh the eueaiy. London, Mar. A. Viscount Krench. commander of the homo forces, "left Dublin Sunday for County (Unm. Ho was accompanied' by General Hfr Bryan Mahon. '-ominamler nf the IJrK IMi forces in Ireland. Outbreaks of lawlessness ?,n County (Mure, which is in western Ireland, resulted In troops being sent* there'on February 2fi. to aid (he local police. The same day County Clare was declared a special area under the (h-fence of the Realm Act. No Alarming Reports [jundon, Mar. 4.- Nothing has been reported from Ireland in the last lew-days which would suggest that the visit of Viscount Krcnch. commander of the home forces, fo County Clare 1:4 due to any increase in the trouble in County Clare or el new here. On the contrary, recent reports have been to the effect that the Kpecial measures taken in County Clare had a remarkable calming effect, and although the causes of trouble have noi disappeared, the disturbing elements have been un-usualfy unlet since (he troops have been called to assist the police. Borne arrests and other repressive measures last night did noi c.vrife din-order anywhere as far as has been reported. A telegram from Knnis. capital of County Clare, says that Viscount French arrived at Knnis Sunday afternoon, lie remained there about an hour and then went north to Galwuy. All is quiet at County Clare. BUBONIC PLAGUE Shanghai. Feb. 2N. - The bubonic plague has spread to Shantung province from Shan Si province where it lias h^en prevalent. Four deaths have occurred at Tsinanfu, capital of Shantung province. TI IE LF.T: I BR IDGE DA ILY IFKH A f J) A HI(jH COURT JUlMiK WILL FIX THE RKCIUUTK Sydney, N. S. W.. Mar :'. i via Udder's Ottawa Agency). Pn-mier Hughes delivered a notuble sp. old. weight 120U: 1 grey teum gelding*. S yeurs old. w e 1 gh I. . .7 colts com in? '1 years and four yea rlin*:*: J sarldle pony, gentle All mares have tn-i n iired \u registered Percheron SUilllon. MACHINERY T> sets good wo,h.'inie.ss; I stock saddle; 2 gang plows- 2 binder*; 2 discs; '.' Tour section harrows; 1 drill; cultivator; mower; rake; 2 v.io-on--; grain tank and rack; thresher's watet tunk and pump; h'tr^v; hiaeksmilh's outfit; and some household furniture. There will be ..i'.^.lutely no reserve. The owner has sold his farm and i� leaving die country. Kverything must be sold to the highest bidder. TERMS STRICTLY CASH HAROLD W. beswick. COL'. A. STITSWORTH. Owner BERT KELLY, Clerk Auctioneer BAR FUTURE TRADING IN RYE Minneapolis, Minn., Mar. -Future trading in rye was barred on the Minneapolis chamber of commerce yesterday and a maximum price of $2.71 a bushel on outstanding contracts fixed. Attention! Duty! Order SYRUP OF FIGS Your repairs now. not next summer, but NOW. Boys who have been exempted for agricultural purposes are now ready for work for the sake of production. Look your machine over today, order tomorrow. /ery 24 hours of time means a loss of 20 bushels of grain. C. CHRISTENSON Mccormick agent, magrath IS COATED If Cross, Feverish, Sick. Bilious. Clear: Little Liver and Bowels. SON MONTENEGRIN KING DIES IN A SANITARIUM! Amsterdam, Mar. 4.- Prince Mirko. second Ron of King Nicholas of Monte negro, died in a sanitarium at Vienna Sunday of hemorrhage of the lungs, j Ho entered the sanitarium two yeari; n go. + ] Prince, Mirko. who was 39 years old. remained in Montenegro after the royal fam y fled from the AusUiau invaders. He attempted to enter into separate peace negotiations with Austria but hie efforts failed. It was reported in January. 1917, that Prince Mirko was to be made the ruler of a new south Slavonic state to be-created by the central powers. His wife was Priu-i cess Natalie and they had three sous. Children love, this "fruit laxalive, and nothing else cleanses tender stomach, liver and bowels so nicely. #A child simply will not stop playing to empty the bowels, and the result Is, they become tightly clogged with waste, liver gets sluggish, ;stomach sours, then your little one becomes crOM. half sick, feverish, don't eat, leep or act naturally, breath is bad, system full of cold, has sore throat, stomach ache or diarrhoea. Listen, Mother! See if tongue is coated, then give a teaspoonful of 'California Syrup of Figs," and in a few hours all the constipated waste, uour bile and undigested food passes out of the system, and you have a well, playful child again. Millions of mothers give "California Syrup of Figs" because it is perfectly harmless; children love it. and it never fails to act. on the stomach, liver and bowels. Ask your druggief for a of "California Syrup of Figs" has full directions for children of all ages and for ups plainly printed on the bottle. He-ware of counterfeits sold hero Oct the genuine, made by "California Pig Syrup Company." Refuse any other kind with contempt.-Ad\'artiseuient AUCTION OF MARES AND GELDINGS AT THE LETHBRiDGE SALE AND FEED BARN THURSDAY, MARCH AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP bottle which babies grown 1 1 pair sorrel geldings, weight about. 2700 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weight about 2$fi0 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weight about 2750 ]��.; 1 pair buy geldings, weight, about 2C00 lbs.; 1 brown mare. 4 yeurs old. weighi 1300 lbs.;. 1 pair brown mares, weight 2300 lbs.; 1 good saddle horse; 'J saddle ponies; 1. yearling colt; 3 2-year old colts: 1 learn hay geldings, weight about 2500 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weighi about 2400 lbs.; 1 pair brown geldings, weight about iMOO lbs.; 1 jjafr black geldings, weight about 2400 lbs.; 1 pair black geldings, weight about 1145') lbs.; U geldings, weight about 110 each; above described horses all broken; 10 mares, not broken, 5 to S years old. weight about 1100 lbs. each. THIS STOCK WILL E SOLD AS THE QWNER IS SHORT OF RANGE. TERMS CASH. J. a. SMITH, Auctioneer AU CTIO N A HEAD HORSES UCT10N A . Oftawa, March ;i. -After a throe days' Hesnlon, the war conference of Canadian women ended Saturday afternoon when they met the war cabinet and presented a number of resolutions, adopted at the meeting. At the conclusion of the -mooting with the war cabinet, Hon. N. W. Row-ell. thanked the delegation for itm nt-tondaiice and proiniHod norfous consideration of the resolutions laid before the government. The conference, before its close, sent the following messtige to Uen, Sir Arthur Currie. rmomander of the Canadian forces in France: "Tin* war r-nnference. of Canadian Women, assembled at. the i-all*of the War committee of the eahmei, greets Ton, our brave men atid nursing shstera overscan, to whose wejfare and en eourugemenl tho deliberations of the ronforenec are dire *;rd. In your ilan-fcors and djfficuiliea. our hearts and |n-:tyni*H are with you. (Signed) "Adelaide PJunitive. 2 Sets Breeching Harness (New) and About 40 Horse Blankets, (Nearly New). On Section 26-641, W. 4th, 3 miles N.E. of Foremost On FRIDAY, MARCH COMMENCING AT ELEVEN O'CLOCK SHARP 1 team grey mares, age 3, weight 3000; 1 team grey mares, age 3, .weight 2900; 1 imported pure bred Clyd� Stalliou. age 7, weight 1000; 1 imported Percheron stallion, age l.'L weight 22(>u. The above horses are Clyde and Percheron. I team black mares, age 4 to 6, weight 2800; l*teani black mares, age 8. weight 2800; 1 team browu mares, age fi, weight 2700; 1 team brown mares, age 4; .weight 2700; J team sorrel inarei, age ti. weight 2S00; 1 team sorrel mares, age �, weight 2600; 1 team bay mares, age 5. weight 2S00; 1 team bay mares, age 5, weight 2700; J. team bay mares, age 5 and 6, weight 2S0O: 1 team grey mares, age II, weight 2800; 1 team black and bay mares, age weight 2700; 1 team bay mares, age 4, weight 2600; 1 team bay mares, age 4 and 6, weight 2G00; 1 only, bay mare, age K, weight 1400! 1 team grey geldings, age 3. weight 2000; 1 team black geldings, age 8, weight 2900; 1 team grey geldings, age tf, weight 2S00; 1 team roan geldings, age ft and 7, weight 2400; I team roan and bay geldings, age 4. weight 2400; 1 grey Grade stud coll. rising 2. weight 1300! J. black Grade stud coll, rising 2, weight 1250; 1 grey Grade stud colt, rising 2, weight 1.200; 1 team sorrel mures, age 4 and 5, weight 1100. will make fancy saddle horses; 1 black saddle mare, age 4. weight 1050; 1 bay mare, gentle for a lady to drive, age (J, -weight 1000; 1 roan pony, gentle, age 0. weight 1000. All above mares supposed to be In foal. The horses are Clyde and Percheron. Terms of Sale-Half cash, and credit on the balance till fall. NO RESERVE, ONLY ON THE TWO STALLIONS. FREE LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. HAVING RENTED MY FARM 1 HAVE INSTRUCTED ED. POP-HAM TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON MY PREMISES, ON N. W. QUARTER OF 32-11-24 91; MILES SOUTH WEST OF BARONS AND ABOUT TWELVE MILES EAST OF WOODHOUSE ON Wednesday March 6th COMMENCING AT ONE O'CLOCK 15 HEAD OF HOHSES-1 span bay geldings, 7 years old; 1 span bay mares, in foal'. 12 years old; 1 bay mare, in foal. 12 years old; 1 bay marc, in foal, !* years old; 1 roan Belgian mare, f> years old; 1 span black Percheron geldings. r� years old; 1 bay mare, years old; 1 bay geldings, ;j years old; 1 bay Shire mure. 2 years old; colts coming I year. The above horses are good big strong .work stork, and are in good condition. ONE SOW MACHINERY. HARNESS, ETC.-! Massey-Jlorris binder; 1 Massey-UniTis packer; 1 Massey-Harris disc; 1 Massey-Harris shoe rill: 1 .lewd gang plow; 1 Bulldog fanning mill; 1 wagon with grain box; 1 wagon with grain tank, l�u bushels; 1 heavy hob sleigh; i water tank. J�t barrels; 4 sets of double work harness; 1. buggy pole complete; other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS--$2.r>.00 and under cash. On amounts over that amount credit will be given to November 1st. t!)l,S', purchasers to furnish approved notes hearing S per cent, interest. A discount of Fi per cent, for (ash on credit amounts. D. GARRISON, Auctioneer a. W. LINTON. Owner T. D. HUNTER. Owner ED. POPHAM, Auctioneer "Ch;-rman.M SHERER'S BARN, NOBLEFORD ON FRIDAY AT LOO P.M. SHARP THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD CAR OF HORSES TERMS CASH. GEO. W. CULP, Owner AUCTION SATURDAY, MARCH 9th AT STOCK YARDS, BARONS, ALBERTA at ONE O'CLOCK TWO CARLOADS OF EXTRA GOOD Ranging from 4 to 6 years old, weights from 1200 to 1450 pounds. Terms Cash. E. C. PECK, Owner Auction HEIFERS & BULLS AT FARMERS' FEED BARN, LETHBRIDGE On Wednesday AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP All pure bred stock. Pedigrees guaranteed. Ages from 10 Mntktf to 1! years. FARMERS DON'T MISS THIS SALE. THIS IS ALL SELECTED STOCK. TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer. PEARCE fi. SHINE, Owners, russels, Ont,  UCTION SALE OF Head Cattle 9 Head of Horses Having Received Instructions from J. GIER, the Undersigned will sell by Public Auction on the South East Quarter of Section 14, Township 12, Range 19, 14 miles South West of Retlaw and 14 miles south of Enchant, on Tuesday, March Sth THE FOLLOWING STOCK-1 grey gcldfiitf, age 4, weight 1200; 1 black gelding, age t>, weighi. 1200; I grey gelding, age 4, weight 1400; 1 grey mare, age ;�. in foal, weight 1300; 1 brown gelding, age 5, weight 1200; 1 bay gelding, age S. weight K100; 1 bay gelding, ago 5, -weight 1300; ] bay gilding, age S. weight. 1150; 1 brown gelding, age 7, �weight ltiOG; (JO head of cowr, 5 now fresh; 35 head steers. 2 and :i years in spring; ;J0 steers and heifers, yearlings; 1 registered Hereford Mull, coming 2 years. . IMPLEMENTS, ETC.-1 Weber Wagon, P.^V; 1 John Deere Wagon, ! 12-inch Oliver Gang Plow, nearly new; 2 sets heavy- work ha mens. This bunch of cattle is a good one and affords a splendid opportunity for farmers to get started with good stock. SALE AT TEN O'CLOCK FREE LUNCH AT NOON # - - TERMS CASH G. F. PODOLL Clerk. W. A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer 1 ;