Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
On my LEFT; ^"DE MOCRACy,"'W6ridVCh'armi�i6n Protector of Smaft*:Naii"on8, Respecter of Women and Children.; . ' ^ ' . Chief Second. "The Civilized World," Champion of Fair Play, Honestjr and Humanity. On my.RIGH*r"BLOODV BILL KULTUB," TheHohcnzollern Hun. ^ ChiefSetond, "The Missing Link" (Crown Prince); Champion Woman and Baby Slayer. I Bellman for "DeMocracy," Generalissimo Foch. , The crowds are already assemblinK, and the present indications are that this is going to be the greatest battle the world has ever known. BlqodyBill Kulture is first to enter the ring, and is met with a volley of apjplause f rom hil backers. Moc^^cy is just leaving his dressing room,^ ami the reception tendered him by his supporters resounds until long after he has taken his position in the ring. Bloody BilMs wearing a gruff and surly .expression'(as is usual), while De Mocracy is full of smiles and un-bouAded confidence. They are introduced to the World by the Referee,, and the fight is on. Time-r-Round 1-1914. Blod^ Bin j-usbes De-Mocracy to the far side of the,ring (Belgiunt) where, he ig-mj^t wi^haq onslaught of right and left jabs tp the face. They r^sh �fich ii^her^^^ the ring: now they iheet in.the middle o4^ei^i;ii(gjii|ilid :cfM^^ break away; Blqddy ^ill hooks a left jal^tp ;]^j[?c^an^^^ aiid a- straight HglitaboH^ (Battles of Ypres and'the'M^^ They exchiange blo^s iji the centre of the ring,\and Bloody Bill is ali-eady wearing a di8tres8,ed look,'while his seconds urge him on. De Mocracy fresh, and growing'stronger as the tight progresses, l^e round closes with Bloody Bill determined to. score a,kndck-out, as he realizes this is his only chance to win. The bell rings as De Mocracy goes to his corner full of confidence. Time-Round 2-1915. ^ ; Both fighters are on their feelai the sound of the gong. De Mocracy plants a solid right to the Hun's jaw (British naval victory of the North Sea)jt followed by,A terrific blow to mid.-sectidn'(Russians capture Prze-mysl). Bloody Bill just misses a hard blow tlHhe head (Allied troops land In Ciallipbli Peninsula). Riiferee warii8:;Blpdidy Biir about hitting low'(Gecman> subs sink S.S. William P. Fry*) He is also warned about butting with his head (S.S. Gufflight sunk by sub). Bloody Bill hooks , light jab to the cheek (Russians retire from'Carpathians). Referee again catiiidiis Blopdy Bill for fouling (S.^.- Lusitaiiia sunk' by sub). Audience hiss. De Mocracy misses another hard blow to the head (Austria-German troops capture Lemberg).Bloody Bill again cautibjied against foul tactics (S.S. Armenian sunk by subs)^ Bloody Bill seiids a stiff jolt to the heart (Germans capture Warsaw). BloiHly Bill again warned about fouling, and the crpyrd hiss and''booh (Ekiith Ciivfll execute^ A moment . later he, again hits Igw (S.S. Arabia sunk by sub). He asks forgiveness from De Mocracy saying |t was done unintentionally'I^Germany agrees to sink no more ships without warning). De Mocracy istai^ an offensiye, but cpiitSnot^e^eh beydjid Bloody Biirs Defence (Allies' unsuccessful attempt iia break ^ L-i^45-I^ES and G^^-N-T-L-E-M-E-N, The participants in Wiis Battle are: ImanM''Bloody Bill/Kultur,''Chief of General Staff V . Timera for "De Mocracy''are Great Britain, France, Belgium, Italy and United States. ; : Jiihers for ''Bloody Bill Kultur" are Glermany, Austria-|Iungary, Turkey and Bulgaria. . , Tills is to be a finished fight to determine whether the Worid is to be ruled by 'jBe Mocracy" or*�uHur." (August, 1914. Place, Fron^ Line Treii^hes. Reported by Special Wfeir Correspondent to the Citizens Lumber Co.) clinch, and in the break-awayDe Mocracy reaches his opponent's eye with a heavy blow (Sir Douglas Haig takes command of the'British Army in France). De Mocracy is �gain foaled (S.S. Persia sunk without warning). De, Mocracy slips and while one ifcnee is struck a terrific blow which glances off the side pf hip ^heat (?!aii�dUii Soldiers foiind crucified).^ The bell sounds and it is visible to the spectators that Bloody Bill sees his chance of winning ffding fast, wiiile De Mocracy again smiles at his ad-/mirers as thv secondr start rubbing his arms and legs. ^Time-Round 3~m(i. . Both fighters^omte to the centre of the ring and De Mocracy opens with a Mow tp thn the breakSiway De Mocracy goes after, him like a wild cat, with right and left punchies to the body (British Naval Battle off Jutland), The blows delivered by Bloody Bill are landing but' contain ho power. De Mocracy lands another one to the eye which is slowly but surely closing (AlHed EconOA^lf^Conference agree to boycott all German goods after the w^:>. They spar-until they again reach the centre of the ring whe|:e they exchange face ,4nd body blows until Bloody Bill breaks ground (Battle of;the Somme begihs). De Mocracy follows his foe and lands several blowslin succession (Sir Robert Casement hanged; �taly declares w.^r on Germany; Italians capture Gorzin). They clinch; Bloody Bill is again butting, with his liead (German Sub sinks ship off American Coast). They breslk and De Mpcracy again lands several blows without any retallatiorivCEmperor^Franclk Joseph Dies); United States protests againstiBelgian' -deportations; Lloyd George heads new British Ministry; Germany piropose peace, but ii rejected). The bell rings, and the contrast of the .men as they take their'respective corners is very noticeable by tlie spectators. Bloody Bill is losing hi^ speed and strength, while De Mocracy is much stronger than tV'lien he first entered the ring. ' Time-Round 4-;1917 > Bloody Bill rujshes from h'is corrier^Iike a raving mania^ (Germany uniiounces unrestricted submarine warfar^). As they meet, he gets right 'and left punches to the body before he ^i^Hlld get his defence in action (United States severs diplomatic relatioiinwith. Germany; Kut el Amara taken by the British; President Wilson bii'defs all merchant ships armed; Germany's plot to'induce Mexico and JipM to invade United States, revealed; British capture Bagdad, RussiantiDzar abdicated; Germans retire from Hindenburg lipe). They clinch kudras they break De Mocracy lands a number of other blows that almostpuiti.Bloody Bill out for the count. (United States d^cliares war on Germany;'Austria-Hungary severs diplomatic relation with United'States; Brazil, severs diplomatic relations with Germany; Turkey severs rielations with;United. States; J'resident Wilson signs two billion dollar bond issue; .IJiiited States destroyers arrive in British waters). Bloody Bill clinches but Pe Mocracy keeps slamming short arn^;-jolts to the region^of the heart aiid .Bloody Bill is just about but, British blow up MessinejRidge; King Goiilitahtine abdicated; First Liberty Loan of-two'billion dollars over-subslcriJiild: by one billion, thirty million dollars; First American.Troops arrive in>J^taiice; Italians make final stand at Piave River). They'have to be separated by the refereeitndDe Mpcracy again goes after Bloody Bill, landing effiictive rights and.lefts to, Bt9ody Bill's jaw. (Siecbnd Liberty Loan, three] b>illibn dollars overrsubscribed;;, American troops clash for the first time mth Germany; Gernvans decisively beaten on the drive to Cambrai; Genefkl Byng making surprise attacks ^vith tanks). Blbody Bill tries desperiatiiily to land a heavy b^w:to the head, but is unsuccessful (Munition Ves^^t explotjes at Halifax). The bell rings just as De Mocracy laQds three hloTi^g on Bloody Bill's, already closing eye, (United States declares war oii Austria-Hungary; British Army capture Jerusalem; United States Goveriiihent takes ov^r railroads). The bell rings and Bloody Bill's seconds have to assist him to his corner and are using artificialr respiration to revive him. Time-Round 5-^1918. As the nien }eave their corners it ii pljoinly visible that Bloody Bill cannot survive the round. De Mocracy i|inds another clean piinch on BloodyJBill's now closed eye, (Strikes in German War Munitions).^ Bloody Bill rushes into a clinch and deliberately fouls again (S.S. Tui^cania sunk by Submarine). DieMocjracy again lands on Bloody Bill's eye (Bolo Pasha sentenced to death for treason). Bloody Bill lands a eevere upper-cat;to De Mocracy's jaw, (Russia accepts Crerman peace terms). They awHoW fighting at long range during which .time De Mocracy lands a good J��A^^^^ punch to the jaw followed by a rigHt and left to the bbdy. Bloodypui again starts his rushes but could not tear down De Mbcracy's stWM-^iB defence, (Germany begins stupendous attacks against Britiah and Freileh lines from Arras to La Fere; Paris bombarded by long guns; Crenmli advance halted (Germans fail in their offensive against Amiens.). Thfy clinch and as; they break away De Mocracy again starts at his opi^onfiit with vicious-right and left p^inches, mostly directed a^inst'thfregioii(j:.9f the heart, (American Troops occupy section near Verdun; Anierican Aj^y totals One Inillion five hundred thousand nfen and one hundred and: thousand officers; German attack near St. Mihielrei^alscd; Bri^h ^ . cruisers iii harbors of Ostend aiid Zeebruffee; blockini^ Siibmarinc' BaiMt)^ Bloody Bill lands a short- jab to the face and a aUfght' tap to the bdd^. Germany opens second attack on Amiens and breaks through; (lermany^i^r inforces Austria to bolster it op). Bloody Bill lands'another one to^fh^e face, (Gerinans take Soissons)^ but receives a hard blow'to thci^nd,^(tlwlrend�^#y military victory).^ To save himself Bloody Bill again fouls, (HMpilal: Ship Llandovery Castle sunk). This only makes De .Mpcraey ;d�^ril!lllllRi and he again starts at his foe with right and lefts to the head aiid ll^^' (More than a million American men in France). At this point i|tiswhich have been landing with I success, (Allies, cross the Marne, British make important advanced Rheims; French take Oulchy; Germans retiring from.iOieimsvBil^llli French drive right flank Sou.th of Soissons; More than two.mllUoi| .A can soldiers in France;^ Fourth Liberty-Hli^oah of six billibn dollars subscribed; Germany evacuating Belgium and France; B^li^rla luif Ji an unconditional surrenders Turkey atad Austria>Hungar^�fyiiif at any price;. Canadian Vic|;ory Loan Drive of threje hundred. nilll|7smile8 to his attendants ai|d'aa)�: the People of Canada, that I can puthim out any.time:fromi#lr viding they will give me tlie assurance that th^ will notj' the required amount of $30jl,00Q,tN)0 or^ovcr. Bven^lf now my expenses and my assistaiils, (soldiers and QorsM)* paid to date. So in order.to meet'tliKMfe expenaiwt Bloody Bill tak<^ the coifiit and raises.the whitefH' delegation to Generalissimo Fbch. , ;. l^umber Compuiy, |g|!^niti|p Contributed to Victory Loan Canipaign By The 4 si ' ' , 'IK.'