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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xn. MONDAY, MARCH :tl. 93 WELCOME THE GALL ANT 39TH! French Are Attacked by Hungarian Troops Near Rumanian Prisoners May Issue General Mobilization in Geirhau- Austria Critical. BASEL, March The Hungarian government is re- J ported in Vienna dispatches to have tent an ultimatum to the Czecfco-Slovak government. This action, it is said, was taken be- cause of the concentration of Czechoslovak troops and a rumor that there would be a general mobilization in Bohemia in the fu- ture. FRENCH TROOPS ATTACKED PARIS, March small force of French troops, stationed in the neutral zone between' Hungary and Ru- mania, has been attached by Hun- garian troops, 350 .of the being taken prisoners, according to an- offfclal report received here. 6f the French gen- eral the release of the prisoners has been promised by the Hun- garians, Greatly tions arc reported to exist in Hungary. ADVISE HUNS TO LEAVE BERLIN, diplo- matic agent of the Berlin govern- ment at Budapest has advised Germans to leave Hungary. Strike Continues PARIS, March Keports that the railroad strike in German-Austria has leeu settled are untrue, according to ;i Vienna to'I he Echo (So Paris, which forwarded by way of Genoa. Negotiations bctiveen Hie strikers anil llerr Ueimer. tlic chan- cellor, and Herr Deutsch. secretary for military affairs, have failed .anj Ihc strike continues on tin-'eastrni and southern railway, it is said, Carey, of the British is at Trieste, has oKerecTto" act is arbitra- but tiie strikers have been tle- railroad property and stup- jiinp the transportation of food. A 'council ol railroad workers has been formed in Styria, Hungarians Issue Ultimatum to tzecho-Slo vaks i Hungary on Verge of New Outbreak of War Owing to Revolution SOME HISTORY'.QF THE 39th BATTERY OF WHOSE RECORD LETHBRIDGE MAY BE PROUD City Takes Holiday to Demonstrate Affection For First Unit to Return 39th Battery Wilh Lieut. Filmer in Charge tically Whole Population on Hand to Real Demonstration Citizens Have Been Able to Give Re- turning Soldiers. TUP; MATTERY OK LKTHTmmGi; AS IT UXlKKU WHILK IN" TRAINING AT THE VAI1K KAIR UUOUND3 TJIItKE YEARS "AGO FEHRl'ARY PIIIOR TO KNTRAlNIXt) FOR THE TIUI1 TO FRANCE. Tilt: MATTERY HAS "MADE HISTORY SINTK TIIK PIC 1 L'RK WAS TAKEN'. An Unholy Mess par- liament vjirtliek "to' standard time and one hour behind 01- t; tawa llnie .until tho.railway ronrcl "Safe "KlVcn iU decision aft Jo ttib .Adticm of the Dominion railway1 board in making Canadian train conform to those of thc: United Slates railways is practically certain. The represen- tatives or rural constituencies, who constitute- the 'majority of the house, as- was shown by the recent vote, arc not pleased over 'tlic recent developments and are not disposed to sec parliament back dou'n. Oni-.of them when questioned this morning declared (hat government should "tire tlic rail- way war hoard." for acting con- trary to the opinion expressed by the Dominion parliament. Should the railway war board decide tnil the daylight saving act of last year is still ettoiitivc members. of tlic commons may accept tlift siluntto'ii; but. on Ihc other hand. IHcy 'may Insist that the government introduce n lull to repeal the act. Friends of daylight saving out' that if (lie decision of (he railway hoard goes ngatnst Ihc railways they would be free to take an appeal lo the supreme corirt on the qiics- lion Jurisdiction or to the on a question o( fad. In the latter jias.e, thn solution of the difficulty V'ould, once more be around to .the cabinet The solid Uritisli Columbia vote is said lo be crease In ihc number vy strikers sefc for himself the bavoc firroughL V among Hie roat miners. Today the Huns before proceeding with the men are out, tfie result .bftiftg thftt i nepjtlations. 30 sliMts are closed ilowh. Dr. Chown quesUoned whether thn and Dortmnnil. WrsEphalln. and t0 peace was strong enough To, ST. JOIINB. Nfld., March I-'artiuhar's slcjmcr Sable arrived Ins night practically empty, bavins onlj two Ihoitsatid scill's. She reports very nnravornble conditions prevailing fit the itc fields. -The caUih for nine steamers on (he front of tlif Islnml, so far Is mnler GO.OOO and the ralcli probably will be -th.cs smallest for over a cfinUiry.' The Diana reports 3D men out of 155 "comprising her crew down with a disease supposed to be Spanish influenza. wiicro meetings; were, held-til .which terms were demanded whk-li seenS diclatcil by a desire to rbring rtbont the .same disordered- conditions as those which existed a monlhiago. The demands include tho withdrawal of tlie government, troops, .25 per cenl. increase iti pay, additional bonuses anil a six-hour day. The strike lever IF nUo spreading to other fields, tor instance, the I'ruR- railway. employees o' which passed a resolution threat- cning In. coas'e-work on all lines un- less their rfemarma were conceded by April 10. At IJorlmund MAJOR BARKER, V.C.. COMING LONDON. March Al Barker, who demanded the orer- for Canada on a tiirce-monlhs' of the meeting was tnken posaesston of hy leave .on-April 15 ilo Is fttill liosjiltal troahneni for liis injured ieft arm nrid both of tho hourgeoiufi, the thn proletariat and fresh elections to the soldiers' anil workmen's councifi stand the teat Hu Instanced British Kniiiire as magnificent il- lustration, of. what a league of ught lo do. .j SNOW .RECORD. BROKEN IN MONTREAL STORM MONTREAL, reiil hat Lthe heavlett irww- fall on record for the monttf of March, 2t'-> inchei fjIMnfl Iq. JA N March Quebec City, .BrofefcvlUfr and Cornwall have" adopted daylight ;