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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TIIUHSDAY, OCTOREK Ifl, HH9 TUK LKTIinnUKiE DAILY PAGE NINE Ludendorff, Though Hardly Human, Was German Idol something vith food. Ity Julian Grande. (Special Correspondence of The New York Times from Ueroe, Swllzer- f It never bos been, and U IE to be hoped nover will be. lu ihe nature of Ihc Ent'llah-speaklng race to kick a man who is down. LudendorfF, how-' ever, vras scarcely a man, scarcely a human being, lie will probably rank aa one of Ibe i mine nee (ailuree ot his- tory. Kvery one who BOPS the Illus- trated papers now h now en Is features, ihelr intense bruiitlty, arrogance, cun- ning, and cynicism. 13ut every one does not realize Svhal manner of man Is really behind those nor an evil Influence lie has had up- on thai German people who at first Adored him nnd now realize to a pass Ills ambition has brought iJioni. Austrian writer well acquainted with Ludendorff nnd hts InL says truly that, despite the- great events nuw happening and preparing 10 happen, It la Impossible not to lei our thoughts dwell upon Ludcndorff and bis (all. For many decades to come, IID ihlnfce, posterity will be In (crested In nnd speculate upon Lhla fallen Idol, whoao realgnMlon can In no sense bo compared with the onlln nry resignations or vanquished milJ- (ary donimandcra. With Ludendorff's Tall. Ihc LudendorK system (ell syalein which for a long while brought Germany outwardly the most Vllliant successes, white Inwardly elio v.-as all- Iho time becoming more and tiriore rotlcn, with a rotlunness based upon brutality, craft, subtlety, and In- wlik-h liavo mado her hated end despised throughout 1lie world. l.udeudorff haa been called Iho Ger- man Xapbleoo. and ho has one great In com men with lust Tor power find' domination. Jlo must rule wherever he Is; It Is in his nature (o do He used, men and ih-jn threw them nway; he used na- tions and then threw tlicm away like- wise, llul one thing Ludondorff lack- Iho power to pe recite the lav Is- bib forces la men's hearts, miods, and souls Iboso forces 'wh left can make and unmake a world and to hlch he baa now had to rive way. Not thai Ludendorff despised small Lhlogs, for he could pay attention to what manr would sweep tilde as Uie peUlwt Lrlflaa. did he think It -worth ils while to do BO. It Ibe spirit and ww tuppljing them Q o J I'rppafiinda In neutral C.N.R. TREASURER QUITS likewise not beneath Ludendorll's j I.UCUEI notice, and he dlscumed ai v .ensth with actors, theatrical mau- i JBerB, and art critics the beat ods ol Inllaenclng Switzerland tui Scandinavia by means of drarnis, certs, and art exhibitions. He hoped vory great things lha famous long-range gun which Insisted must begin bombarding at regular Inter vale at the same time Lbe spring oKenEive of began. admitted that the gun vai utterly j froai a military point o( view, but ho firmly believed that It TORONTO. Oct. Caii ad ia u National Hallways loses Us treasurer through the Teslsc-atlon of F. J. Hullcr lo ac- cept, ihe position of vice-prosi- v dent and general manager of the Canadian Steel Tire and Wheel Company. Mr. lluHer lias been connected wiih I be Canadian Northern aud Citiit- dlan National Hallways for nearly twenty years. i- v strike eucb terror into the Tar- ual and menial currents, the luinia Lerlal, which ho could not Eraip or falbom. For fin explanation why a man so eitraordlnary, capable of so much, should have been utterly incap- able of this, It la enough to look at hie portrait. To shov with whit pellr he 6uM condescend to deal I may quote the Austrian writer to v.'hom I faavo already referred and who us thai there was e eerlalu Berlin fellow-Jour nallst of bis, a writer ot much In flu eare, And by no means to be Ignored but whose writings did not always pleaEe Ludendorff. This journalise ba.d a vain and foolish wife, of Keen social ambition. Ludendorff EO ar- ranged matters that she, received in- vitations Ipto the best and moat aris- tocratic so doty lu Berlin. In this way the offending Journalist was In- duced to offend no longer. A refrac- tory newspaper proprietor was en- tranced into submission by Ludendorff telling lilm that he read bis paper re- gularly. Again, In Derlla at one lime there was nol enough Jrult. Luden- dorff ordered that fruit should be sont to the Prussian caplUl from occupied territory nol he cared a whit about the Herlln peoiilo having fruit ouougli or nol, but because he wanted to Impress a certain Idea upon them. Tho Trull was accordingly aent pack- ed In baskets all cloacd with a par- ticular and very daintily designed la- bel, about I fie details of which the General held long consultations the artist, for the label muel be so designed as to alrlte the eye a of the Rerlln people and Impress upon them that the war was bringing them In lilane and so absolutely demoralize months old. Ludendorff told the Sec- that they would soon be ready rclary of Slate, ron Hlnlze. liow ha to capitulate. therefore, ho was to stir up strife wltb the Llthuan- dld base his calculations upon higher j ians In Hussla 56 human qualities and not upon human j HerLliag had promised them, could be weaknesses thoee calculations proved abeolutely He wa wrong. surrounded by an army of favorites, to whom he showed both taken from them and given (o the Poles, In return for which the Polea were to cede certain territory to Prus- sia. Ludendoril's ore Idea vas lo CLEMEXCEAU ONCK MOKE WINS VICTORY I PARIS. Oct. wspaptfrs here poinl out lhat yc-a- vole in chamber of dcpu- by vjhkh Premier And Failed Because Doctors Opened Him Up and Recov- ered Hardware iilrrslry was upheld in Us plans general chapter ol ihe C'armelltp 'Hi-ling the conilujff election, markj friars, P. McGeoiiis was today he TJrtual end of the present parlia- father-genenj. Father Me-. ment, Ihe only mailer hUll to be i'.i> cided upon being Ibe amnesty bill Many newspapers in commenting upon he rote In ihe chamber emphasize be Bucrets secured by the premier. who. they say, was able (o the chamber "of a. neceM'.ty of Llug the country as soon aa pos- sible." .Maa.. Oct. "human Junk iras Eererity and Taror If the relatives of; set every one against every one oho, theae favorites grew rich, he noticed j Incessantly to stir up strife and create It and was well pleased that It should 111 reeling and misunderstanding, ap- bc so. He did cot ask how thnr bad parently without being able lo see become rich. ihut in so doing be was 'osterlng elc- Ludeodortf, Indeed, attained such a mtnta of destruction instead of con-, pltd. o. power ih.l ha oven put_hl. .Inttllon. Tbu. he dU hi, best. so! nounccdi by officers of the house of correction at Deer Island today. Charles W. Buzzell, of Montreal, eerv- ing a sentence of one year for- gery, complained of IGdigestion. A surgical operation reeuHed In Ihe re- cdvcry of two pounds of miscellaneous articles from his stomach The col- loeticn, Dr. L. C. Rockwell states, In- cluded parts of a do5 chain two feet long; a safety razor blade nearly .....19 own wishes before those of his Em- Iho different pajtlea In the German fragments or pieces of glass, hay wire. these Buizell has almost iv 6UI- rtuiea uuc i II ciM Tho. Those who earned out Ills pro-1 recmciwl, II is salj Tbe to rcrclvf Prisoner liad been accumulating Uiq L witU suicidal inlenl, accord Why pay high prices for tea when BLUE RIBBON, the best tea in this or any other country, can be bought at 60c per pound only lo serrc the purposes of tha done by Ihe' Amtrlcanp, (of whom, In- ferentlally. therefore, they ought at once to become As for the Bolshevik I and their agi- tators, he did not at all despise them. On (he contrary, he encouraged them o do mischief, and millions ot money lave found Ihelr way Into Bolshevist pockets owing to his contrlvlngs. OD ho other hand, be never clearly knew it what he wos aiming in politics. One day he thought Germany should make an alliance wilh the Russians at the expense of the Allies, and the next that Germany and England should come to an understanding at tho ex- penso or IliiEsla. And it is this abso- lute Jack of honor and any defin- ite plan which lina been the ruin of tbe German people. The result of Ludendorffs policy and scheming, says Iho Natlonal-Xelt- iine, was to bring America Into Iho war and lo cause four-fifths ot man- kind .to feel-that it was betlor lo fight lo (he last man and perish than to witness the triumph of such a com- bination of dishonorableuess and bru- I-iiidendorfr, however, still could Ttot sec that anything in the world'matter- ed, EBVQ brute, force and victors' on the battlefield.. "Since tliero have ever been any-Germans, no ons man had such an enormous away over them, not cren Bismarck." It waa not" personal vanity which. was Luder.- dorlTs undoing, but-'aheer lust of dom- ination. reason'-to be- lieve lhat Germany's offer of peace was merely part ol his scheming, but his schemes did not develop ag he had ing to Dr. Rockwell, sinco last Decem- ber. He had previously made n st'n- liar cumulative attempt to end hla life. performed in New Yorfc. he said. Duz- zoll lohl tho surgeons lhat he. was n lormer clergyman, having lirld several own wisnes oeiore inosc ot nia r-in-. me uiuercni- pennea in Mriuun nt peror ami or the hc.r ,o Bmper- i I or's throne. The Kaiser, It is not Bur-lalfio to eel the Allies aRalnst one an prising-, wis Jealous of him, and it ro- qulrcd huflennorfl'B asiuteat flattery to OTercomo this Jealousy and at one lime to prove to the French over bis sovereign to his side. For a j that the English were in time even ruled Auslrta, 1 the lurch, at another lime to show the and -when Count Czernin went to sea English that they were waging1 war him at headouarters about the Polish Ing attained any ot his objects, but with a profound admiration for Luden- dortf. NToL wltli any feeling or friend- for Llm, for Ludendorff Is loo cold, too arrogant, and far too ambi- tious to have friends. For friends he has no Uie, for equals no tolerance, only humble servants are of any value to blni- He has, says his Austrian cri- tic, In the Xalioaal-Zcllung ot nasle, no respect for hla obligations, and his pledged word IB for him" merely an epi- sode In lUo game oE war- Ills methods are well Illuilralcd by some telegrams between him and ron only just publish- ed, although Ihey arc almost two Echo de Paris. Tht> dispatch eays the French soldiers opened fire and hilled person in tlie mob, Eeteral others LelQS ivouiided. ELECTED FATHER-GENERAL HOME, Oct. a meeting of'-T- DRAFT EVADER FREED OF MURDER CHARGE eltctej Ceuntti was formerly president of tho> Krieiiils ot Irish FYeedom, seri-lng terma as head of ibe society. HTHTHEAOACHE. 3IOXCTOX. X. U., Oct. Albert Xowlan, charged the murder of Dominion Police Officer Joseph' Arch- er lllchards at Xoyo, Kent county, un the morning of Aug- laet, was yes- terday freed by the grand Jury of the Kent county supreme court In session at Hichibueto, presided over by Chief Justice H. A. MacKeown, of St. John, who concurred In the finding or the, grand Jury The prisoner dis- charged. Evidence produced showed ibat Richards wen. to arreal Kowlin as a evader. RlcbardB found shot, but no evidence was recured io connect Nowlan the shooting. TROUBLE BETWEEN FRENCH AND HUNS IN SAAR VALLEY PARIS, Oct. R demonstration at KaiserlauLeni, In tho Saar" Valley, yesterday a FYencli officer commanding n dctnchment ol pastorates in Canada anil hud been nitu was seriously wounded, accord convicted on worthless cheque lo a dispatch from Zurich to the lions in many places. Don't Endure it That headache and neuralgia, stem chronic. Every day or 10, yon arc bothered. Gel Dominion C. B. Cwcara Bromide Quinine TableU. Dpmimpn C. B. Q. wll gel lo iroiV al the clng the fever, cleaningonl the system, Riving Nature a thaace to reinforce her weakened Dominion C. B. Q. made by tbe celebrated firm National Drag Chemical Co. o! Canada, Liciiled, which, alone, ia sufficient guirsatec of the biUirmc urorlh of Ihia preparation. Gel a box lo-daj end be prepired lo combal disease before ils in road i become ieriouo. Al all drugguiU. IQ the Red Box. 9 U.S.GEISFIVE Giant Imperator One of Gross Tonnage is Tons NEW YOIUC. Oct. CUB lody of firo ot the eight'former Ger man tUle to which Is now a subject oC diplomatic discussion be- Slates nnd Greal Britain, were today transferred from the war department through officials (of the port of embarkation here to tbe United Slates shipping board, The ships transferred arc the glanl liner Imperator, the Mohlln, Pretoria Prinz Friedrlch Wllhelm nnd Zeppe Ofrclala here of 'the United Stales shipping board ealj today that the} had no instructions as lo the dlspos lion of Ibe shins, but would hold them pending orders, hopeo. Hla ambition lo threaten Germany wllli a disgraceful peace, to rrard off any: such peace, and theu, having saved hi3.vcounlry, become lla dlclator. But inTthc last resort thcso invisible be nercr could realize were too powerful for hlmt and he fell before them. Mrs, D. Gardiner, Tllburr, is suffer- ing from burn and shocfc. received when lightning struck her house on Sunday. .Girls! It becomes lifeless, ihin or loses Us lusire; when ugly dandruff 35-cent bollle delisfitfuv dependable Oandenne" from any store, will save your hair also double it's beauly. You can have nice, thick hair loo' MAUNA LOA STILL BUSY HILQ, IIavraiir-Oct. new tlovr ol lava froii Mauno Ixia already has wiped out one ranch and damaged an- other. Coirboj-s arc patrolling Iho wlda nut Blow UQW of tho stream lo warn dwellers In the lower districts at tbe base of the rolcano If the lara approaches them. Reports wore re- ceived yesterday that the movement of laya Into the ocean had stopped. "The Injclcnoot PoTh Boya1 home for wayward boys, was open- ed al Barrle. CONSOLIDATED PLATE GLASS GO .OF CANADA I'.IMITED Our special glass for lighting dark interiors in conjunction with "Zouri" Metal Store Fronts will solve jrour store front problems. EXPORTS Canada Must Build Up Trade Overseas We are Ainu of the NAVY LEAGUE OF CANADA Te tmtihalie Cantiu's tttmrlimltia and sibilitles en llu aa. Ta raise funds far Iht relief of our mtrckaat seamen, injured in tki war, and for dtpetidmlt of those who weft kiiied, To maintain sailors' hunts In forts, To train boyi andyaunt men for our merchant shits by Iht trlaniiathn H R.H. THE PRINCR OP WALES Dunlnki PrtiHlrt COHKODOXB AM1L1UI JARVIt _r CANADA vitally interested in trade extension overseas, for this so .closely affects our national wealth. daily losing export business in favor of foreign competit6rs, because we lack shipping facilities. Our Dominion m undertaking great shipbuilding program, recognizing that wo must build a fleet to build our trade. The Navy League of Canada is straining every effort (o prepare Canadian boys to man Canada's ships which will carry Canada's goods to the waiting markets of the world. This is the work of the Boys' Naval Brigades, and it is a, matter of primary interest to every Canadian lhat thii movement should not be handicapped by Isck of funds. Nelson Day Campaign (or OCTOBER 21st, 22nd, 23rd "Canadians Must Sail the Seas" v Boys' Naval Brigades are already established and operating in ClinHottetown, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary, Victoria and Nonaimo, and many other vi branches must be organized from Bait to West in order lhat the younger generation of Canadians may have the opportunity for free training in seamanship and will be ready to meet Canada's great need. You will help. You cannot afford to withhold interest in the outcome of this campaign; it is too vital to future issues, For the sake of our boyi and of our export trade you will give, and give liberally to the cause. By helping the work you will be helping yourself. THE NAVY LEAGUE OF CANADA CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FOR THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA PREtlDENT, P. BURNS HE SECRETARY, J..A. IRVINE :AOQUAHTERS, CALGARY, ALBERTA ;