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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURMT: NOVEMBER ^, 19tB REFEREE:-- I. M; Neutral.^-^^^^^L^ @h�4^N-T-L-E-M-E-N, The participaiiits On my LEFT, "OE MOCRACY," W�vld% (b^HmpIo^ Protector at Sniall; Nations, Respectot- of Women and Children^ i - Chief Second, "The Civilized World," Champion of Fair Play, Honesty andHumanlty. On my RIGHT, "BLOODY BILL KULTUR," The Hohenzollern Hun. ^ Chief Second, "The Missing Link" (Crown Prince), Champion Woman and Baby Slayer. Bellman for "DeMocracy," Generalissimo Foch. The cro^s are already assemblinlf', and ^tlie present indications are that this is going to be the greatest jMttle iKejWorld has ever known. Bh)ody Bill Kulture is fint jko �ntcr % xiitjs, and'is met with a volley of Applause from his badcers. De M�crftey ts ju�t lea^ng hts drelising*room, and the reception tendered him by his sQi^porKferireftoilndi until long af^t he has taken his position in the ring^ Bloody Bill is wearing a gruff and �urly expression (as is usual), while De Mocracy is full of smiles and unbounded confidence. They are introduced to the World by the Referee^ and the fight is on. , Time^Round 1-1914. _v u� ' r Bloody Bill rushes De Mocracy to the far iidte of the ring''(Belgium) where he isimet with an onslaught of right �nd left jabs to the face. They rush each other from side�to side of the ring;, now^i^ey meet in the middle �f the ring and clinch. They break away; Bloi^dy BUI hook� A left jab to De Mocracy^ jaw; they again clinch and iM�-^piirt|ed by the referee. They are studying each other's defence/ wiiitial|;4)f'the gong. De Mocracy .:i^Itints a solid right to the Hun's Jaw (British'naval victory of the North Sea), followed by a terrific blow to mid-section "(Russian^ capture Prze-mysl). Bloody Bill just misses a hard' blow to'the head (Allied troops ,l^nd in Galliiibli Peninsula). Refer�� Wlirns Bloody Bill about hitting loW (German-eubs dnk S�S. William P. Frye). Ii� is also warned about butting with his head (S.S. Gulf light sunk by sub). Bloody Bill hooks light jab to the ch��k (RusslMs netire froHt Carpatlhtanii). Refei^e again cautions Bloody Kll for f4�ii1ih|^(S.B. IjUsUania 8)ank by sub). Audientt .bids. De Mocracy misses another hard blow to the head'(Au8tria-Gernian trbopS'Capture L�mberg). Bloody Bill again cantioneli against foul tactics .(3.S. Armenian sunk by subs). Hoody; Bill sends a stiff jolt to the hMtt (Germans capture Warsaw). Bloody Bill^aiki warned abttut foul-ink, and the crowd hjss and boqh (Edith G|r�li ill��t!litl�d). . A tnOittfent thiKr heagain hits low (S.S. Arabia sunk'^by^iiil))' 'He asks forgiveness frbmDe'-Mocracy saying it was done uhiiitentibhally (Germany agrees to {l(ik no more ships without warning).' De Mocracy stans an'Vffensive, but coAld not refich beyon^d'Bldddy Bill's Defence-(Al|ies' unsuccessful attempt tip'br�aMhrough.vLGerman; lines). - De Mocracy tiries a left to.>the eye,,and Iftlids (Gr^at Bri^in;declares war on Buls^aria);:but in return he receives a tshort/arj^ upper-c�t to the jaw; (Turks driire British from Bagdad). BAth gladiators spar in the middle of the ring (Ford's Peace Ship sails). O* Mocrajcy has thevbest of an encounter XCaptUt^oy Ed and.Capt. von Ptpen recalled at the demand of the United StateiB (ioyernmlent). They ,tel|nV:h,,and in the )ireak-away De Momcy. t(��itti:ll{ijoMon%nt'� iv� with l^e^vy blow'(Sir Douglas Haig takes comma'ipd^of the British Army in Franca). lit Mocracy is again fouled (S.^. Persia sunk without warning). De Mbcracy slips and while on one knee:,i$;sti^ji?k a terrific blow \Vhich -�'^Aces.Qff the side of his head (Canadian Soldiers found crucified). ..l^he Bellman for "Bloody Bill Kultur,'VChief of General Staff von'Hind*ftbuJf^. ^ Timers for "De Mocracy" are Great Britain, France, Belgium, Italy. ai'^Unitieid^iStates.! . Timersjfor "Bloody Bill Kultur" are Germany, Austiia-Hungary.iTujrkey and Bulgaria, , ^ This is to be a finished fight to determine whether the World is to;; b^ railed by ."De Mocracy" or"Kultur." (Au^sl, 1914. Place, Front Line Trjcnches. Reported by Special War Coi/r^ondentvto the Citizens Lumber Co.) sentenced to death for/tr^son);' Bloody Bill lands a severe upper-cut; De Mocracy's jaw, (Russia accei^ts German peace terms). They.airel^l?; fighting at long range durini; which t|me,D�Mocra�iy^ lands a gooV They clinch; Bloody Bill is Kgain^bOttthg with hid hiead (German Sub sinkS;Ship off American Coast). They break and De Mocracy again lands sevferal blows without any retalia^tion (Emperor Francis Joseph Dies).; United/ States protests against Belgian deportations; Lloyd Gebrge heads bifevir British Ministry; Germany propbse peace, but is rejected). Th6 bell rings, and the contrast of the:-?men as they take their respective corners is very noticeable by the spectators. Bloody. Bjll is losing his speed and strength, While De Mocracy is .much stronger than when he fir^t entered th6 rin|;. time--Round 4-1917 * Bloody Bill rushes.from his corner like a raving maniac (Gerniany 'announces unrestricted submarine,warfare). 'As they meet, he gets rigiit . and left punches to tW body before he could get his defence, in/action (United States severs diplomatic relation with Germany; Kut el Amara ' taken by the British; President Wilson orders all merchant ships armed; ' Germany's-nlbt to iuduce Mexico andvlapan to invade United Sttites, re^ vealed; British capture Bagdad^ Rusiiii^lCzar abdicated; Germans retire, from HiAdlenburg line). They clinch ^hd as they break 1)6 Mocracy lands a number of other blow^ that silmiHtt^ puts Bloody :^i]l oUi for tbie count. (United States declares ^Var on Gerfhafty; Austria-HUtagfury seters ttiplom^ atic relation with United ^tates;'Brazil; severs diplomatic relations witii' Germany; Turkey severs relations with United States; President Wilson signs two billion dollar, bond issue; United States-destroyers arrive in British waterg)..BioiMly Bill clinches but De MocraCy keepslilamming short arm jolts to the region of the heart and Bloody Bil is just ilbbut out, JSHtish bldw up M&sMn^^Ridge} Kihg Cdhstantinc^ abd gated) Fifst Liberty r Loan of two billion dollars over-subscribed by one billion, thirty million . dollars; First American.Troopp arrive in France; Italians malie final stand atPiave River).' Th'ey?navc tQ:be separated by the referee a!nd De Mocracy again goes after Bloody Bill, landing effective rights and lefts to Bloody Bill's jaw. (Second Liberty Loan, three billion dollars oyer-subscribed;; American troops clash for the first time with Germany; Germans docisive-' ly beaten on the drive to Cambrar; General Byng making surpriise attacks with tanks): Bloody Bill tries 4elsperately to land a Heavy blaing^ana De Mocracy opens With^^owtvt^e head. They spar stud.ving^%^ other intensely. Bloody Contrlbule^Hlj^ Victory Loan jGa "r >s As the nien l^ay^e their COrn^^Jt i&.. plainly visible that Bloody Bill ^Ikjbi^ jgbrf ivi/the roundi; Die Mocracy lands another 'eHai).^ .pulich 0n Blobdy Bill'spo^vclosedoye, (Strikesin German War Munitions). Bloody Bij^ rushes into;a clinch and deliberately fouls again (S.S. Tuscania sunk by Submarine). De Mocracy .9gain>lands on Bloody Bill's eye (Bolo P:\sha jaii^'By The Cii^^fis Luwiti^l^^^^l^ the h^art, (American Troops Occupy section near Verdun; American ArTO' totals blie milli�>rt five hundi�d^thousand men and on^ hundredfand thf thousand,officers; German attack nearest. Mihiel repulsed; British; cruisers in harboi's of OsteiAl and Zeebriigige, blocking Submariha Bloody^ Bill lands a shor|t jab to the face and a flight tap to the Germany Opens second attack on Amiens and breaks through ;Geimai|.Y. Ihforces Austria to bolster it up). Bloody Bill lands andther obe tp? facei;(Germans take Soissons),:but receives a hard'blow tOithc wind,i(;tl^ rUsh is halted at Rheims). Blobdy BiUb again rushes and lands a sli right tb the face followed bX a sligliti left and right to the bp (Germans reach Marne anhateauv Thierry). De Mocracy;,vl�ni another severe blow to the point of. the-jaw. Blood^ Bill^ a blow to the jaw, but is short, (Germans stail' fourt|i dri^e'>|1 tween MbntdidJ^r . and Npyon and. make small advances). BJoodyv^Bill weakening, De Mbcracy starts again wi(h a furious f,!, landing rights s^nd lefts, in succes.sion to the jaw and heart, :(Ani[|pqi Allies open the greatest offensive Since 1917; Capture all towns IfelH Soissons and Chateau Thierry; Japan'sending Army into Sibe,ria).ET clinch and again Bloody BiUtiatiautioned against foul tactics, (S.S. J . sunk by a BUbmarine)^: Thi referee had difficulty in making BIockI,, break a>yayf Bloody BlUitric^Jhatd to land but he was i^gain met terrific punches to the -jaw and^heart which have been landing witfi success, (Allies cross the Marne,-:British make important' advanc^v Rheims; French take Oulchy; Gejr'n\ans retiring from Rheims; Brit^^ French:drive right flank South oFSuiSsons; More than two n;iillioii:^.. can soldiers in, France; Fourth Liberty Loan of six billion idbllami subscribed; Germany evacuating Belgium and France; Bulgaria;! an unconditional surrender; TurkeyiandAustria-Hungairy crying?! at any price; Canadian Victory Loan^Drive of three himdred-mJUi lars started)'. This biow/bringsBroody Bill to the mat i^an almo,, less condition and as the,referee .starts counting him out, De Mbci�cVif and going stron^r thnn eVg^ amiles to his attendants andSjaiyt; ^'N the People of Canada, that *"-----^ ^ - '---i->-^i - viding they will give; me the; required amount of $3()lOiyvv5,'"'Y*lio debts paid. We want tb i^avet^^aS'^bpn as we brenk ii|> Bloody Bill, takes the count.f:aiid deIeg