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PEACE CONFERENCE.

FOCH DISSATISFIED.

RESIGNATION OFFF.RED

Received April 28, 11,45 a.m.) (United Service Message.)'

PARIS, April 27. Keith Murdoch writes* The attitude of -Marshal Foch and tho French generals, backed by important AngloAmerican militarists, towards the Council's decisions, particularly the general treatment of Germans, and the occupation of Rhineland, led to a serious development. ■.' Marshal' loch several times threat.pned* to resign, and expressed emphatic jriews as. to the n,<jcessitiosi l'or-tuture Military, security. ' '•'J.V , , Sonic statesmen regard Marshal Foch's utterances as a breach of military" etiquette, claiming that .he was a-ppointeo.- at a great sacrifice of national pride for tho sake of unity, and. is now' using; his position to disturb Allied unity. Moreover, although the servant of all, he utsed his commanding role to advocate a single ally's interest. . During an interview with M. Olomeaceau on Saturday, Marshal Foch resigned, but M. Ulemenceau refused to .accept. , .■■.„. The plain fact is that the Allies cannot afford to let Foch resign, owing to t\m orave moral effect it would have. PAULS, April 26. .'Marshal Foch appeared before the French Cabinet and strongly urged holding the left bank of tho .Rhine till France whs fully indemnified*.

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PEACE CONFERENCE. FOCH DISSATISFIED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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PEACE CONFERENCE. FOCH DISSATISFIED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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