Montreal (Jun. 11)
The seeds sown by the local anti-Semitic publications are seemingly bearing fruit as shown by the announced plan of the Conservatives of the George Etienne Cartier division to oust S. W. Jacobs, sitting member of the Canadian parliament because he is a Jew.
At the nomination convention here a Conservative speaker pointed out that in the George Etienne Cartier division three quarters of the people were of French-Canadian origin and asked “if the Jews were a majority in this division do you think they would allow a French-Canadian to be elected?”
Recalling that the division bears the name of the greatest French-Canadian statesman, the same speaker said that Cartier “would be astounded were he to rise from the grave and see the division represented by a gentleman not of the same nationality”. The speaker concluded with a warning to French-Canadians “if they do not want to be the servants of a people come here from elsewhere they must look out.”
A meeting to choose an opponent against Mr. Jacobs will be held soon. The election will take place July 28.