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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta KAISER A FANATIC WHO WILL RGHT TO THE END t _ ------3-------------: Dangerously Sincere. Ac Believes Hunwlf Appointed by the Almighty lo Rule Germany and to'Mate the Ger- man Nation the Strongesl on Eaitk L S.V .A -i By BDWAUD lABhU FOX. X the half lights of dawn there I emerged from thV shadows down -I-' iha road a column of poplar trees. Motionless and ereci. It strai- cd thty were on semry duly, too. The green o! iheir uniforms, almost Invisible the fields. rroFSed. a-nJ recross- the road, fihwily In ilie qulcktn- iji? spii-inim of belmeird shad- ows of the Kalaers Guard. Further down iiie load a light Thsl was the chate.xu; there Wllhtlm ll-, -by God's grace King of Prussia and German slept. In nearby field horses whinnied, nnd neighed; moved. If- harsh, early morning voices- Two squadrons of ihe Drasoon Guards were- eacatnped the Kaiser calL There, too, one glimpsed a ihin, lean glimmer of steel; nnd as the changed from grey 10 Vlnk there dime out of the vague- ness, taking sinister sens of the horse ihe Kaiser "call. Guarding him as slept, files of the grey-JEreen men paced tbroucb .ihe chateau part. An outer circle. "whicli tramped along ihe spik'ed Iron fence of the'grounds; anothtr circle stalking throush the trees; another, another, untiCafier.cIrcle upon circle of ona came lo a double piard at the" narrow, pruh entrance -'to the Every Roon Guarded EVEN there the guards over the- Kaiser did not end. Upstairs sentries, stole through the 1 eeiilnged hails. In the rooms "above. Just below and on cither side 'ol the Kaisers chamber secret eer- Vice "rnoii spent a nigh: vralchlnr, listening, Ihe eternal .vlffl 'the Imperial body- For Is never so ed aa he Is at the front. Twenty 'J miles' from the firing cha eauVf-'Guarded against rwfcil? VTL1 Alf-through-lha night there ha'ct the point wliere 1 mlgiit ex- poet criticism. I not euro what inswcr u'oulil .give later on." So spoke Mr-i.Jaiiics. McKinney. M. P. 1'., In Iwr ndOress before Iha On- ario Women'j CilLitn Assbclallon at .September 6th. 'There. Is 'ilou'bt thill the n-oiEan'.-leslifatpr'-or Canada stand Ihlck the line where the La fayette EacaJrllle Is now .located, and Ihe enemy haa aprarently'.con- centmied in ILa efforis to out French positions. The German planes come In droves wllh relnforceJnsnli: close behind ami give the American aviators plenty ol work. The Lafay- ette according to report, is to become a. ef ths Anicrlcaa ex- peditionary "ift. France. transfer takehilace. W for nplitfolTn which will elicit plenly o[ crlttcJsnv.as'it conies Uo be more ely known. '.Curit-iia lo learn more abo.uL' tho. propaganda ;ot tho Non- whlcli' has scat Jlrs. The guard Eliffened Into Btalues, Iransfixed In Lhe Imperial salutes.' A man urceacu !n Erzy- rreenjllke theirs, a grey' military cape, lined with red, hanging from his square shoulders, the short baton :jpf'a field marshal protruding from hand, appeared In Ibe door-( TTrar. 'With a qulci gesture his right, hand relumed their aa lutes- ''Good soldiers." Another the Kalaer has So began a day for Ihe Kaljsr In actions of expression, are violent to- day. After Ihe victory al Warsaw In 1J15 the Kaiser, looked eitrava- gan'tiy JOJTDUS. II'was as if one had Lrylirg lo tell ,one's sell, thai everything Tvas'comtns out oil right one often feared and that then some- thing-happened, a victory! the tension of doubt was broken. These changes of emotion show on the falser to-day. But generaliy his face Is grave." As lie whirls from to another on Lhe front, indeed_as he rushes from one "of his far-flung bat Lie fronts to another, the Kaiser's expression _ Is always the Fame, gravity., The "War Lortl on "parade, the Kaiser of the manoeuvre fields of peace limes, Lhe Kaiser woo woulil order a cavalry charge of huge pro- portion and who, ai hi9 horsemen turn'to his'mili- tary guesta wllh a look of supreme ride and confidence, Lhal Kaiser Is no more-, Instead one sees .a har- ?scd expression that shows Ihe i Ind behind ID be thinking: "Will the terms ot peace satisfy ray people for the sacrifices the; lave made? he Vent- to bed'inftef jnldnlght, and was up ai with his generalss ihro'ufihout -the early nijhL v. Visiting points on the front by day, la ever haranguing the soldiers with speeches- U.ia'nol an uncom- mon .thing for-lhe KalEer tpr maVe twelve speeches n day at front. ol be- lieves'Ms" preence more .In a Lallle lhan two army corps. Let a column of Infanlry overtaken by the Imperial motor, cries the Kaiser. To the distant drumming of the" guns he almost seems lo beat time with marshal's baton generally Lo IJB la the Imperial Kind- "Soldiers, you have given tii3 Fatherland- many glorious Yieioriei; continue to win victories, help, peace comeE-" Such Is Uie pith of the typical Kaissr.-.apwch nf will, remindef'.bf :Gdd. -It Is his In1 Will Figbl to End THE Kaiser'.hia Ihe "fiiali'ly "to keep on th? jump during Ihls SlcKinney lo 1 went to sec her. and was even more Ihe waoinnllncEs of Ibis woman lhan when.11. hid heard her from'.the platform." True, It- Is a wo- manliness which has'nol always been. accepted' as Ihc 'characteristic wo wo'mUn-: There Is nolh- Ing of the "uhcertiin, and hard o SIcKln- nry! Till, quiet, she reminds one, rather, of womin Wordsworth-In ils lines lo a "'The reason ternperale win. Endurance, and V ;planncd. To warn, .and cotn- manil." This wi.'c and i CADORNAONLY UNDEPOSED CHIEF Leader of Viclorious Italian Armies Has Survived Three Years of War. MAN OF SET PURPOSE Visiiijizes on Large a Careful Spender of Human Life. L C. McKinney. MP.P. pcricnce pcouli lay expect lo hear deal more f her In Ihc not future. She -111 b-e a force, without dqubt, In strong, self- etlont but esEenlialiy womanly wb- iia. A BEAUTIFUL RANEE beautiful nevv'tlanee of Sara, wnk la Urooke, Vvhosc bus ianJ la to govern the "destlnlea o: hal romantic' State In Borneo. Hefore her. marrLigo she vis the lion. Sylvia Brett, Iho on laughter of Viscount "he new Rajah Is a little over ind la thoroughly .he heeds and aspirations of Ilia pt pie, who reBarfl him with tho sre: lit. affccl.ipn nnd confidence. As was the' good fortune of hi Father, who bad lone experience 1 he aJmlniElrtition of SarAwal., li omcs to his distinguished posit to Ler considerable apprenticeship un er the late EIr Ch6rlea Ilrool Illghness'hos'a; genial, kind! manner, no slight advanlage 'in duittry where everyone, man, womai nd child, has the right of speech tlie ruler- Hut his manner cov- rs uncommon strength of will, a ne- cssarji" (luallly in Iho nutocrjllc ovoreicn- of a'partly civilized and till uneducated', people. so m-jcii Ihe human. _ _..n" eteinenis in as practical, Imt women "Will rhy people 'hold loyal and .rut to the end? UL believe we are In God's hards and he will not deserl oa." For; Ihe religion of. the Kaiser has been his corner-slone or poison In ,thli war. Calling upon ihe Al- mighty (or aid In everything .he un- the Kaiser lias come lo ap- proaching (he fanallcally religious sovereigns of centuries gone by. In hl3 religion and hla belief lhat Qod In D Donald B. McMillan Q'lfK noted Arctic explorer who re- cenlly returned lo the Sinies aitor four yearvof 'laola flnow anrl Ice The ramoua explorer1. Is nine the wone nnd was nothing -but a MacMllkr many lime four, years of stay I; Ircles was reported losL-SeV let 'fexpctllllAni wire' nnd 'iiCwB of'-lhd', his side the Kaiser Is appal- sincere. Better were It a he would have made peace long ago. War Wrtgtw cm Hw thli war Ihe Imperial health has more Lhan once teen the eaoae'ol frez.1 worry to the erman nation- In December, 1914, Ihroat affection, the curse of Lhe ohtnzollerns, lhal laid low his alhtr and his grandfather, confined he Kilser lo the In 11-rlln. "o 'one knew exactly what was the ,er with, him; only those at ihi op An optrallon was per. Ibe Kaiser lived. For a year he malady lefl him alone and ushcd from baUlefrant lo hat rontj then In December, 1315, It jvcrLook hlrti again. alcally strong Iho Kaiser la to- day. At the front ho dots not )cr He -hot, ire baa 'rfcorfled 'ihi course luncheons of chateau hcadfiuarlera for plates of itcw at field Ife has been In Ihc saddle for hours at n time, olwayfl leaving the Imper- lal motor when the zone'of military fire, wllh Its alorl enemy obnervera, drew near. At l.lllc.ht stood.Ir. the for holircj Vnd, patched the Havarlann, wcr.t, i'o-.drlvc t'On Atteff fo iinB''liyj- IJay nflcr >Tay, durint? ihe. Verdun offentlvc, war. Grave, bearing his" itles heavily, rarely brlshtenlpg es-, ccpt'at the' news rof, sternly anil grimly_J5cea' Ihtough-_lhc daily rouline. knowing Exactly what Mnse lhat wc-r 3 on de'partmenL-of .he German war machine, intensely religious, calling, upon jGod .In his loiir of'trial more'even than he call- jed.upon Is religious to-day almost.to. the point One say- that his whole.life..Is held, together by hlaYellef that God Is'o'n the side of Germany. In this ;war. Without that deep and sincere religious con- is almost Insanity; Gerg- son called. It'a "menial It seems Incredible that the Kaiser could have stood. up against the slrain, so deeply has he plunged him- self Into the war. ._ In conslderlnfi- the Kn'Jser to-day Loo .much slros.3 cannot be laid upon Lhls re'llgioiui' stdfe; of his character. If he were acllng, tf his ranting about God waa rnummery, tile tnsk of 'ifie world would be easier. For n hyps- crite-; analyzes- "and.- compromises quickly, ''jfot-a fanatic. .And the Kaiser's belief'thit'he'la a being put on this carlh anil annolnlcc! by God lo rule the German nation and leal It and. Us destiny makes me Lhe I'nrormallpri jccullar to nude greatest, and Sukatchc' farm1 originated in gained a largei rnerrtbcrEblp. There has been some arnu.5ahCnt. caused b> our nlling In that we In a party; In the aflillalloT do not un conditionally existing parly politics; are ways In which we believe which have fastened Ihenigclvca upon I parly sj'atcm may eliminated. I.UIGI CADORNX Chief of Staff of ihe Italian nimy. which, mider his leader hfp, Is making'Ita triumphant way ouird Triesle, passed through "the list three the.war almosi Uut ihe campaign he- wa plniuiLni; .during lhal ifprlo iow Is reaching fruition, and In con- equcnee he out lo-dny aa me'of Iha treat figures of Ihe war. Tlie following excerpts. from icrsonalLty sketch published In ihe Boston Evening Transcript revc.il o some extent of his grow- ns the A. Dcrrardy: 'Not Vafcll? Success, fiilly and calmly confident In his strength ind Jh lhat'of devoted lo Italy- witlii tbei deei> devotion needs lio1 words te built, mind, and body, on generous lints; radiating power and energy from, his .whole counlenance; and all simple, unassuming. timiEtlc, whti a slight joucli of hu- mor ami-a great i reserve fund of Eoodness and sirenglli, he deserve! fully the love of hl3 solillorj, tho gratitude" of Italy and the admiration of the world. Tew people know or remember outside of Italy, that he Is Ihc son of'that general. Count Uaffaelo Ca- dorna. who entered 'Home with llic Italian troops 'In' 1S70, a ml. gave ll llius for a capital Id Lhe kingdprn'of Victor Second, with, whom, ns and a few _ranks ..lilgh In Lhe reverent 6C-Ahc. nation. f "Cadorna Is tli? only supreme com- mander of any allied army that has ever ,rcinovW rdiii lilt .Sonmoo Is nly MlnLiteVof Koreign Affairs Vui- iluce .iha both hold out as at tho wMcli well for the steadiness i-i' uuca-berated ijlln nci-ves; poiH ,olj (heir high oftlctj Ihe est. ccnfidenco of thelr; king, Ihelr country, the Lhe allies, j Careful of HVDM Ufc j. cr A .MOltK. careful fjicndcr of liu-, nmn llfo ami of ilio ctrereth of hla solillcrs thaa General Cailorna can liurdly be found, L'tit liu thai 'exiicndlng ooo Ufa wantonly is a. t. rime.1, he Is ccnvlnccU that It Is a duly ilbt to besLtato befgro tho sacrifice ot on a hundred ihdusahd llve-a If n.ccds k t "As all big ml ads do, Cadorna Ihluks vl'suaUzi! on n large scale, so thV. oil unnecessary (bat frtghtci and or b2mntr Ihe.llltle hicr nro swept aside by the- powerful trend of lila main thought, lie cecJ rluht und wroug clearly, and does not; sloi> tu Kce if llicy i-ouldn'l fossibiy bo to reconcile half-way down; he aides by Ihe rljjhl.and all the Httlo- rlnges nt the other'end do no more exisv for htm; itbus decent men act world of intn. .The story id veil of the "soldier who, .6 r.ilflor officer believed, couldn't ma Jo a- sergeant because ho couldn't write or perhaps oven read. him a sergeant by :iil the ,'Wo -don't want_ Tilm lo lo .u.s. ,wc war.l (ilm to j this trench ngalnst'lhd Ami sure, enough, 'keep llio did, .and liclp coiuiuer' a'omethins beslOea It.-; A Man of DeLermmalioo tro back to Ihc first i of tho war. there Is one sloiy tliat shows well Ihc clear ami qultt determination of the very hlgli .office was liclil by a general' who, while he was n lirllllant. and officer, held pollllcal views favorable lo (icrmnny, and was conse- ciumtly averse to Italy's taklns part [Q tlie war. As soon as Cndqrna was appointed Ihe ICinE lo Ibe supremo command he scnl for1 lliis man an-JL lilni Ms views more or less nu- follows: '1 am aware that you cn- LcrUln oiilnions at varlEincc wllh those thai dt-UrmlncJ present J. G. KERR OF CHATHAM IS THE CANDIDATE jp to ihc Present He'Has Been a Strong Supjxnter of Mr. A. B. J v M.P., "Whom He Is Opposing- M W, C. A: MOFFATT. j Ji. JOIIK flARN'EEl -KERH. "Mayor1 "of ChaLham, who will taWlne Held asalnsi'Mr. A- 1 McCois, M. P., In ihc Impending eloclions, I? tnc'flrst Union candidate puj. forward In all Canada.'Had .Da- mon colercd ihc Itsls as antsEonlsta (n the' old days Ihelr friends fell Ncw Politkal Cf .'-pvattm VV financing our Flections that will minimize Ihe'-tendency Lo cor- ruplion and the candidate from any upon, moneyed If the peo- pl financed their, dn'ri'elecllons, I would be masters he 'GovernmenL- him In this war Ihe strongest ruler- :he WrluV -i; For he will nut compromise, Be- h'e does, that God. him, he wi fighting on and on, all the life anil treasure of Germany in lo. what he believes lo be the arm of the Almigh'ty.'1 He'will fight op, nnd he will be able lo be- cause his people love him, rlcapflc the appalling sacrifices he has called upon Ihern to make- Impelled by this rcllgtou.1 hyalcrln, he will con- llnue Iho war until he an end Ilka lhat of Lhe'olJ GeSian'goda and the whole fabric of hla Is rent asunder. rather thin the moneyed-Interests at .he other end. t "We btiicve In the.gradual nallon- alizalion of' Ihc ullll'.lcs o! the country. ought lo. be way and not be kit ij.3. at.pTeicrtL lo the control of Ihc rower and used a.i ihcy rrcqucntly' are, as a Ihc'.lnbolilLOn of (he palronage system; for'cnTUal suffrage or both men and for.a lalional compulsory' Jnsiirance law Covering Illness ind death. "We believe nctKbda of runr.In'g'our We believe In Lhe prm6ljmi; of cddcd wllh a a IIUI hazy, I shall have, lo make d study of Ihc "This moviiTKri'llViheJ conllnueJ nol a Whll cenlapc of Ihc Wamfhjl Ao riot slan on a dlsllnrlly on the plalfDrm o'( which the mtn ttro n Ijera op nn In some I'ctlLral nnd Provincial campaigns. .Time aricr emulated Lhe' examiilc of waved awhy the nomlo- ilion Ibat hts.frlenda would .liavc Ihrust ujlon lilni. .Only on one oc- casion prior" lo 1017 did he take a a. seeker of honors. Thai J, G, Kerr was about nine years ago. Al lhat Imc he stcurcd sciit _ln IhCl'Clty, Council, hn failed ttluJii-nnrKijnlil Ibe clo'so. "of. 910 lie cnnlcVlGiUrilmEcIf wltli Mglit- -from ;ilia Air tho other pw. .Irfisf'j'tai1 Jha' UIG may rirlg- ord Ms oppon- ent two lo one. Mr, Kurr Is al the ireEcni'-llinc Rccvc of 'Krincau, unJ such holds n teal In the Coiinly Council. Tho present Unlnn or Wln-lhe-iV'ar anaidatc lias' been both secretary ind president of (ho ChaLliairi Re form Ansociallon, ami no! a few poll- Ural belt. Campaigns In Which lie played prominent narl were Ihoso In which he sfirvcrl 'In the Inlcrcsts of oiK. Ih.e present George Stephens antl the IplC'Kcnalor Cnmp: bell. he has not hcon dabbling po] III ca and generally n.i J'. maker, Mayor Ktrr ha.i btcn prrtcllslng-flaw, nnd for the past Z years he has had cases in nlmoa cvrry In Itift Ifino. 'Ifc hos nisi Ink en caaca heToro Ihe 1'rlvy Coiincl ami, lo use his own words, has bcci "fairly The son of flrollfsh parcMg; nn bbiiil'lng1 n frrnridfrtlhtr, who Wr ihc Wnlch.'a well as of uncles whA.-mTr sjJ vfcc Jifi'lneOlyll War In Iha malt t cxpcclcd thai J. O. ivould Ao h'ls ehArc In the OrcatjWa Nol only dTfl ho .send .two sons 'I IHe front, both of whom nrc no" relnrncd, Init he. alrt, hta-fi'i tn pc-rson ns hn member of Ih rnlllnK nm1 In tlie Inlc' i of Ihc THE HERO OF MONS TjMXE leadership has characlcriz- cd'.UiB career of I.'.cut.-Gencrril Sir Kdmund Altenby, Ihe new com- mander of Llic ary 1'orce. S At the vory-ouLscl Gcncrol Alien- by was In command Ihc Cavalry Division of Lhe army Hint "went out" In 191-1 to stay }lie onrush of the K'aJscr'3 hordes, and It ll acknowl- Mpcrt on all hinds that ,lo the jslorly manner In whlcii.hc coyWed c terrible retreat from Moha inust n.tlrlbntcd In srcat mcasuro our :apc from dlsa'alcr. During tho KouLh African War ho is Meld Marshal French's most' ustcd commander. Ills unique glfla s a cavalry leader nnd organizer cro thon fully rccosnizcO, and Ofi ic occasion Gtntral Allcnby what scc-mcd Ihc Impossible, hen handling i Ililns ccluinn on ic Scacow Hivcr he so demorrstralcd gainst the tncniy'g camrftunlcallpns ok-sberp1 roa'l bridge an lo Impcl- lo disclose hla MrcnSth; bnt llcnby, afior Mixing some ell bach In a skilful manner and dc- :alcd nil atcmpls to ciiLrlilni off. 56 YEARS AT SAME DESK A ni'IMAnKAUI.B'iccord haa been '.ittalntd hy Mr. K. Town son rt, a rilcr In the offices 'or tho Uo.irJ or witl Flahcrlcs, In J.ondonr Bng., which Ii03 prounbly. been (n nny other ilcparlrncnL f. tho aovernment.. ilr, Totfnscnrt ins ,Just ,cnlcrficl upon lila clghty- econtl year, and la allll actively em-, iloycd at Lho Hoard, writing parch- ment wllh a clear hand. This venernblo official oincd Iho sloff at long ago as and rjas worked In Iho same building for the Ions period of- (Ifiy-clght years. She the Anhrcr lUVO ilrurtimeri ho.vlnc R few.hours il the hotel. Ono of Ihem hirned lo Ih6 prolly waitress nnd ankcd. "How's tho "hi'.' ;