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After the Grip
Did It Im you nik, tow tn
spirits and vitality? Influença laa
catarrhal diacaae, and after you re
cover from the acute etago much of
the catarrh is left This and your
waalmaaa invite further attacka.
The Took Needed » Penma.
Flrat, because it will assist in build
ing up your strength
your *lgcatton and ,-----_ -
functions. Second, because It aids
in overcoming the catarrhal condi
tions, helping dispel the Rnflamma
their functions.
Thousands bave
answered the quae*
*« el«er a rt8.b r ttj
■new aae of this artet
MUInttMt. Tee
liquider tablat'fsn*
—both sola sad all»
Getting Off.
"I nee General Ludendorff has re
signed." "Yep. The rats always quit
a sinking ship."
' You May Try Cutieura Free
Baud today for free samples of Cutt
ern Soap and Ointment and learn
how quickly they relieve Itching, aldn
and scalp troubles. For free samples,
address, "Cutieura, Dept X, Boston."
At druggists and by mall. Soap 26,
Ointment 28 and 60.—Adv.
Yankee prisoners of war are intro
ducing baseball in Germany.
Germany's tobacco supply Is prac
tically exhausted.
Influenza and kindred
diseases start with acold.
Don't trifle with it.
At the first shiver or
sneeze, take
jA U ÿ
I odd NSMdr hr It wao-U ubbt
" up I eoKi
■O l)plo»l
. Avoid crowds, coughs and cowards,
but fear neither germe nor Germans T
Keep the system In good order, take
plenty of exercise In the fresh air and
practice cleanliness. Remember a clean
mouth, a clean skin, and clean bowels
are a protecting armour against disease.
Tb keep the liver and bowels regular
and to carry away the poisons within,
It Is best to take a vegetable pill every
other day, nude up of May-apple, aloes,
Jalap, and sugar-coated, to be had at
moot drug stores, known as Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pellets. If there Is a sudden
onset of what appears Uke s hard cold,
one should go to bed, wrap warm, take
u hot mastard foot-bath and drink copi
ously of hot lemonade. If pain develops
tn head or back, ask the drnggtst for
Anurlc (antl-uric) tablets. These will
flash the bladder and kidneys and carry
off polaonona germs. To control the
pains and aches take one Anurlc tablet
every two hours,- with frequent drinks
of lemonade. The pneumonia appears
in a most treacherous way, when the
Influenza victim la apparently recover
ing and anxious to leave his bed. In re
covering from s bad attack of influenza
pr pneumonia the system should be
built up with u good herbal tonic, such
g» Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov
ery, made without alcohol from the
roots and barks of American forest
trees, or his Irontlc (Iron tonic) tablets,
which can be obtained at most drug
stores, or send 10c. to Dr. Pierce's Inva
lids' Hotel. Buffalo, N. Y, for trial
Persistent Coughs
era Ararat*«* Get ynapt relief from
German Women Fear Dear Ones Will
Die from Starvation Unless Plans
Are Made for Securing Food
Supply at Once.
Washington.—Appeals addressed to
Mrs. Woodrow Wilson and Miss Jane
Addams of Chlcugo, on behalf of the
women of Germany, asking that the
armistice terms be modified to prevent
"unspeakable disaster," have been sent
from the German wireless station at
They were picked up by the mili
tary Intelligence radio at Hauiton, Me.,
and were mude public Thursday night
by the war department.
The appenf to Mrs. Wilson said the
women and children of Germany huve
been ''starving for years," and that
they "will die from hunger by the mil
lions" unless Ute terms of the armis
tice are changed so that sufficient roll
ing stock will be made available for
moving' food from the farms. It was
dated at Berlin and signed by Gertrude
Baeumer and. Alice Solorunn for the
"national council of women at Ger
The appeal to Miss Addams was from
Anita Augsburg at Poz. It is said that
the German women, "forseelng entire
famishment and mutiny for their coun
try," urged "their American sisters" to
Intercede to have the armistice terms
"We are all free voters of a free
republic now, greeting you heartily,"
the appeal said.
.Iberated from German Campe en
Signing of Armistice.
Paris.—Some 2532 American prison
ers In Germnn camps were released
Immediately by the signing of the Ger
man armistice, according to the latest
figures prepared by the American Red
Cross in Switzerland.
This number Includes all the Ameri
cans captured to November 1. It is
estimated that only a few hundred
more Americans were captured after
that date.
Of the total number of prisoners to
be released, 2380 are army men, twelve
are from the navy and 140 are civilians.
In the camps were 241 army officers
and 2139 non-commissioned officers and
privates, and three naval officers and
nine sailors.
Estimates of Expenditures Decreased
81 nee Prospects of Peace.
Washington.—Revision of the pend
ing revenue bill, with a view to yield
ing $3,000,000,000, payable during the
calendar year, 1010, and not less than
$4,000,000,000 the following year, wns
recommended by Secretary McAdoo In
a letter to Chairman Simmons of the
senate finance committee, setting
forth the treasury's financial program
for the reconstruction period.
The secretary estimated that ex
penditures during the fiscal year end
ing next June 30 now would be $18,
000,000,000, Instead of the $24,000,000,
000 estimated before there were pros
pects of peace.
Flour Without Substitutes.
Washington.—White bread made en
tirely of wheat floor, went back on the
American table on November 14, after
an absence of more than nine months.
Householders and bakers are permit
ted to purchase wheat flour without
substitutes, the food administration
having withdrawn its restrictive regu
Rsform Mexican Monetary System.
Mexico City.—President Carranza
has signed a decree reforming the
monetary system of Mexico by placing
It on a strictly gold basis. The re
C ent monetary crisis was-caused by the
xportatlon of silver half-pesos pieces,
which, as the result of the higher
price of silver, were worth more as
bullion than as coin.
American Vessel Burned at Chile.
San Francisco.—The Pacific Mail
Steamship company's' steamer Penn
sylvania sank at her dock at Iqulque,
Chile, November 13, after fire had
burned her to the water's edge, accord
ing to advices received at the com
pany's' office here.
Anarchy Causes by Boohs Soldiers.
Washington.—Reports have reached
the state department that the situa
tion in Germany and Austrla-Huhgary
ipproxlmates a state of anarchy
account of the conduct of returning
snh;/ers released from the fighting
Mexicans Raid Stockyards.
Presidio, Texas.—Irregular Mexican
troops crossed to the American side
near Presidio Thursday and drove off
to the Mexican side several head of
stock belonging to an American ranch
er of Presidio.
No Clemency Tor Draft Evaders.
El Paso, Tex.—That the small army
of draft evaders now In Mexico need
expect no clemency from the United
States was the announcement made
uy G. T. Jonea, chief special uge-.it foi
the department of Justice.
Germany Signs Armistice Which
Is Unconditional Surrender.
Dream Cf World Conquest Ends
Defeat and Revolut.on—Flight
From Justice of Criminal
Against Civilization.
Peace! The greatest war of ull his
tory is over.
The armistice asked for by Germany
has been signed. This means no less
thun "unconditional surrender." l-'or
the terms of that armistice deprive
Germany of the means of resistance.
Germany must accept whatever peace
terms the allies dictate.
The kaiser—Frederich Wilhelm Vic
tor Albert, Emperor Wilhelm II Î He
Is a fugitive lu Holland from Justice—
the Justice of his own people us well
ns of the civilized world; the red Hug
flies over the throne he wus com
pelled to abdicate. His fate hangs In
the balance. If extradition for pun
ishment Is demanded, his fute lies
with Holland.
The great war begun June 28, 1914,
with the assassination of the Austrian
Archduke Fruncls Ferdinand in Sara
jevo, Bosnia, by Serbians. This was
the beginning, becuuse civilization
holds the kaiser guilty of seizing it ns
a pretext for the world war which he
hud long been secretly planning to
carry out his purpose of world con
quest. He and his tremendous war
machine were ready, impatient, eager
for action. Here was the program, us
the kaiser planned it:
He would force Austrla-Hungury, his
ally and practically his vassal, into
war with Serbia.
Russin would rush to the defense of
Serbia. Of Russia he had no fear, for
he well knew that German Intrigue
had already prepared the way in ad
vance for the ruin of the unhappy land
of Czar Nicholas.
France, he knew, would support
Russia. France—she was really his
Immediate object. Ever since 1870
Germany has been preparing to go
back to France. Why? Because Ger
many failed to beggar France by the
stnggerlng Indemnity of 1870, because
she then overlooked the coal and iron
deposits of northern France, and be
cause she hated France and the
French, root, stock and branch. And
the kaiser knew also that France was
not ready for a death grapple with
Great Britain, he had made himself
believe, would remain neutral. That
would be well, for he wanted to deal
with Great Britain later. Anyway, her
army was small. As for America—she
would not fight and could not if she
So his schedule, arranged to the day
and hour, called for his triumphant
entry Into Paris September 2, A. D.
1014. Then, with a huge French in
demnity and control of the iron and
oonl regions of Meurthe-et-Moselle and
Lens, he would sit back, make new
war preparations and get ready to
conquer Great Britain. Later on, at
his leisure, would come the third war
and the subjugation of -the United
States !
War of Frightfulness.
So, posing before the world as an
advocate of peace driven to war in de
fense of his fatherland, the kaiser
went his secret, devious way to war—
to the war of deliberate and calculated
frightfulness which, under the guise
of warfare, despoiled Belgium ; laid
waste northern France, depopulated
Serbia ; shot the English nurse, Edith
Cavell ; sank the Lusitania with her
freight of women and children ; mas
sacred, ravished and enslaved non
combatant civilian populations—fright
fulness which hns caused more than
25,000,000 casualties aud the expend
iture of billions upon billions of money
-frightfulness which lnsteud of fright
ening the world Into submission has
arrayed in arms against her 22 civi
lized nations — frightfulness which
now makes the name of Germany a
household execration among most of
the peoples of earth.
At first the kaiser's program went
jslong without check or pause. July
<28 Austria declared war on Serbia
IRnssla went to the aid of Serbia. The
pother nations promptly fell Into Hue,
Declarations of war came thick and
■fast. By August 4 the stage was all
set foi actual fighting. August 5 the
Germans and Belgians fell to on the
Belgian frontier. The German march
to Paris was on.
But, as everybody knows, Wilhelm
,H did not enter Paris In triumph
September 2. Why? Because little
jBelgtum, martyr Belgium, saved Purls.
'She fought. Her brave little array
«lid not last long. But It lasted long
enough to give the French time to "dig
In." The Germans thereupon found
the road to Paris a series of trenches
that must be taken one by one. The
schedule was soon hopelessly behind
Likewise the heroic resistance of
Belgium brought Great Britain forth
with Into the war. And though the
British standing army was not large, It
went to the front, died In the last ditch
and still further delayed the German
march to Paris. Moreover, Great Brit
ain's colonies from all the seven seas
went harrying to the front. And Great
Britain's Seat promptly forced the Ger
__ „i«ar of German merci
ridpptog. ,iuih cflrry !" K t "; vn r ,"'", v y i!!' :
war of starvation that ■<- • •
planned for her.
United States Nrotral.
The United Slates In the menioim
bad proclaimed its »e'ltral t>. , ^
though u member of the trip
holding off on the gr<
Germany and Alls
,d that Its
!!y til
TJ14 Jtipun wus in with
ui kcy with the central I-""'
tng wus In active progress i
and France; on the K"*'<
Russlun-Austrlnn troutles. im
government of France hud been re
moved to Bordeaux. But the Ger
mans were still 05 miles from Purls.
Hay 7, 1015, the passenger liner
Lusitania wns torpedoed without warn
und sunk by a German submarine
oft the coast of lrelnnd. This outrage
gainst Immunity horrified civilization,
rumny, however, celebrated the
sinking. To the world she sought to
defend her action by asserting that the
tisltunla wus urnted aud that she car
ried munitions of war. She was not
armed and site did not carry munitions
of war Many Americans felt there
after that the entrance of the United
States into the war was inevitable.
February 22, 1010, the German crown
prince's army began the attack on Ver
dun which was to blast u way to Paris.
he bombardment of Verdun was the
heuviest artillery fire of the war.
was here that the French said
They Shull not pass." And the
Germans did not pass. The French
saved Verdun by commandeering prac
tically ever motor vehicle In Paris and
rushing reserves to the great fortress.
The devotion of its garrison, the In
tensity and persistence of the German
attack and the dramatic deliverance
have made the name Verdun known
the world over.
June 5 Lord Kitchener, the British
ar hero, was lost on the British cruis
er Hampshire, together with most of
the crew. He was on a secret mission
for the allies. It was afterward
charged that he wus betrayed by the
Russian czarina, who furnished the in
formation which led to the sinking of
the cruiser by a German submarine.
July 9 the German submarine
Deutschland arrived in Baltimore.
She carried a valuable cargo and took
valuable cargo back to Germany. She
claimed to be a merchant vessel und
was treated as such by the United
States. The main purpose, doubtless,
was to impress America with the Ger
man submarine; the sinking in Octo
ber by German submarines of six mer
chant vessels off Nuntucket, Mass.,
was presumably part of the same plan.
Germany was getting ready for her
forthcoming announcement of unre
stricted submarine warfare.
September 14 the British introduced
into war a new engine of destruction—
the "tank." In brief it is a heavily
armored body, armed with guns on a
caterpillar" instead of wheels. It can
thus travel over almost any sort of
ground and crush its way through most
obstacles. 'The caterpillar tractor is
an American Invention, originating in
Pçoria, 111. ; the adaptation of harm
less tractor machinery to a destructive
war engine was done in secrecy by an
Englishman. The tank proved a genu
ine surprise and has played no small
part in the war, together with lighter
and faster tanks called "whippets."
The Germans also soon produced
tanks, but apparently have never
been able to hold their own with those
of the allies. One of the most strlk
lng exploits of the war was the ex
ploit of an American sergeant who
rode into action perched on the top
of an American tank.
x Collapse of Russia.
T)ie close of the year 1916 was mark
ed by the resignation of Premier Her
bert Asquith of Great Britain and the
acceptance of tlie premiership by
David Lloyd George ; a new cabinet in
F ranee and a new commander in chief,
General Nivelle; the practically com
plete defeat of the armies of Rou
mania, which had joined the allies,
and peace proposals from Germany to
the allies through the United States.
Things were going well with Germany
and she wanted peace on terms of her
own making.
The spring of 1917 saw the collapse
Russia, a collapse undoubtedly
alliance with
for defense and lll>£
fen.se it was not until May
.hat she got into the war and then on | „
*. .m-, . w«*-* |
•s. Fight- I ,.„
ss in Belgium 1 f(
brought about by Germany through in
trigue Hnd for her own purposes. It
began March 11 with revolution in Pe
trograd. March 15 Czar Nicholas ab
dicated. March 22 America recognized
the new Russian government a repub
lic. Since then Russia has been a
chaos. Russia is one of the big prob
lems confronting the allies. They can
presumably put an end to the reign of
anarchy, murder and pillage; the re
generation of the nation Is n tremen
dous undertaking.
October of 1917 was marked by the
collapse of the Italian Isonzo front
This collapse was also due to German
propaganda and Intrigue. Taken alto
gether the year 1917 was not one of
cheer for the allies.
America Goes In,
And yet the turning point of the war
was reached In 1917. For the United
States had entered the great world
conflict. Germany stands convicted
before the world of Incredible stupid
ity as well as unbelievable frightful
ness. For Germany practically forced
the United States Into the war En
tirely contemptuous of America ns «
possible belligerent, Germany nn
nounced unrestricted submarine war
fare January 31. ion. Moreover Ger
man, had the unbridled arrogant and
the colosaal presumption to Inform the
United States of America that permis
s(on would be given to continue to ull
February 1 It these ships wsiil «* ^
from Falmouth and
scribed course going
the steamers were pal
fled way and
on*- «learner ii
nailed, and if th
followed a pro
and returning; if
. ainted In u «pect
I fled flugs;
k each way were
Culled States govern
that no contraband
The Ii
,,ns««T of the United
< srlvi-n February 3—the sev
liipbiitiatlc relations with
Aiu-i! 0 the president signed
■solution of the two houses
s del-hiring a state of war
joint r
(ll ,.........
,.„ ss |,, n eume the selective service act
f( „. ,|,o mis.nc of an army
,,r $:i,ooo,ooo.ooo: the
f an expeditionary force of
regulars to France under General
Pershing; the registration of nearly
It; 000,000 men for military service
the closing of the first Liberty loan
with t* large oversubscription; the
drafting of tlie state inllltla into the
federal service. October 27 formal an
nouncement was made that American
troops in France hnd fired tlielr first
shot in war.
Nevertheless, the spring of 1918 saw
three huge drives on Purls by the Ger
mans. By June 1 the Germans were
within 46 miles of the French capital,
in t'lmteau-Tlderry. Unless they were
speedily slopped Paris would be under
tlielr guns. The plan of the French
was to delay them as long as possible
by rear-guard actions until reserves
could tie brought up.
Yankees Stop Huns.
And then took place the thing
which all good Americans were prayer
fully expecting: American soldiers
got Into action In American fashion,
under American leadership, with
American artillery and machine guns.
The Freneh eotnmnnder sent to
( bateau-Thierry an American division
made up of marines and of Infantry
from the middle West. June 2 the
leuthernecks and doughboys moved
into support positions back of season
ed French troops. The French were
forced hack and filtered through the
Americans ; the support positions soon
became the front.
June 4, about five o'clock In the aft
ernoon, the Germans attacked In force
through a wheat field, In platoon col
umns, In perfect order, supremely con
fident. The Americans raked them
with shrapnel and machine guns. Then
they opened with rifle fire. Cool, un
hurried, they picked their shots as If
nt target practice. Military experts
will tell you that the American ma
rines are the most effective fighting
men in all the armies of the world ; cer
tainly they have no equals with the
The Germans wavered, then came
on again. Twice more they stopped ;
twice more advanced. Then they broke.
Flesh and blood could not stand that
rifle fire. They crawled off through the
standing grain. The Americans sent
bullets wherever the wheat stirred,
That was the end.
Days and nights of heavy bombard
ment followed. Sleep was Impossible.
The Americans lived on "monkey
meat," bread and water. Then they
went on and took the town of Boures
ches, cleaning out the nests of machine
gunners with rifle fire, bayonet and
What They Have They Hold.
Next they took the- Bols de Belleau.
It was a Jungle. It wns every man for
himself, Indian fashion, from tree to
tree, from rock to rock. The battnl
Ion of leathernecks which took the
wood went in with 958 men and 26
officers. They came out with 340 men
and Beven officers. But they took
the wood. Then they dug themselves
in nnd fought off counter-attacks for
five days until relieved, constantly
shelled and gassed, not one hot meal
all that time. What the leathernecks
hnve they hold.
This one division used up five crack
divisions of the Germans.
There are those Rmong the allies
who say that the Americans at Cha
teau-Thierry saved Paris, Just as the
Canadians snved Calais. When the
military history of the Great War Is
written Chateau-Thlerry Is likely to
be called the turning point of the
struggle. For Its moral force was be
yond estimate. It put new heart Into
the war-worn French and British. All
France flamed with Joy. The Ameri
cans ha dstopped the Hun, hnd driven
him back, hnd beaten him off. And
thousands upon thousands of Just such
Americans were In plain sight pushing
to the front !
General Foeh In supreme command
of the allies on the western front, soon
afterward launched the allied offensive
nnd victory followed victory all along
the fighting line of 250 miles from the
North sen to Verdun. It was the be
ginning of the end.
Ry early October the Hun was beat
en to his knees nnd asking for peace.
October 31 the Italians utterly routed
the Austrians. The same dny Turkey
surrendered. November 3 Austria
signed an armistice virtually amount
ing to unconditional surrender. No
vember 9 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated
ami Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm
renounced the throne, both fleeing to
Holland to escape a people In revolu
So the mart' ambition of Emperor
M tlllam It of Germany to conquer the
world and his 30 yenrs of debauching
his people end in defeat, revolution,
abdication and flight from Justice.
This arch criminal against civiliza
tion will be lucky If he fan
Whatever his fate It Is of no Impor
tance compared with the fact that this
earth is now safe from a monstrosity
who would pillage a world under pr*
text of patriotic love for country.
Mrs. Godden Tells
May be Passed insJEL 1
and Comfort^
Fremont. O.— "I wasps*
tb« critical period of iif U| |
■only proved to be
toms incident's
vs, nervoasn*J2
v,a "' n »g*n*r«l2
down coodia* 1 '
it was haidJor*
to do iw
Mia EPfeijS
pound wu
mtndedtosn JT
b°st retnsdv b!
I feel botirai
poleon St, Fremont, Ohio,
8nch annoying symptom * u
flashes, nervousness, r~
ache, irritability and "the Wo«l»! 5
be speedily overcome and the n2
restored to normal conditions wZ
famous root nnd herb remedy L*Li
P inkham's Vegetable Compomt '
If any complications prêtât *
selves write the Pink ham MaSd*?
Lynn, Mass., for suggestions harki
overcome them. The result of fas
years experience is at your (onto m
your letter held in strict coofid m
London will erect u public t _
to American soldiers killed In fa*
When your back achei, tad jom Ml
der and kidneys eec-m to be ifailad'l
go to your nearest drug atoreiaifti
Dottle of Dr. Kilmer s Swamp-Bin I
is s physician's prescription for i
of the kidneys and bladder.
It has stood the test of yeanuibl
s reputation for quickly and effeetnd I
giving result* in thousand! of on. I
This preparation so very eSotm. kl
been placed on sale everywhere. Q*i|
bottle, medium or large size, at par ■
eet druggist.
However, if you wish first to tat I
preparation send ten cents to Dr. I
t, Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a a«t|
bottle. When writing be am sad "
tion this paper.— Adv.
Wanted Hi* Right
"What the dickens is the
with you?" furiously demanded I
warder of Put. "What do yon i
by kicking up u row at this tiseij
the night?"
"Sure, an' I only want to |
said Pat.
Don't be a fool, man," said the*
er coming across t<> see If his |
was quite well.
"Fool, bednd." shouted Pat (
other side of the bars. "I'm is■
"Now, look here," broke In the*
er meaningly, ''you've got seven <
hard; seven days you've got to
you'd better do them quietly."
"You're quite right," smiled I
"Shure, the ould boy gave seven!
but, begorra. he said nothin* i
nights, and faith you can surely a
me to come back in the morning
Not Valid.
"Oadspur is a disappointed a»
"Why so?"
"He wanted to get Into the l
but made n mistake in his i
'How was that?''
'He waived exemption on the(
of domestic Infelicity and
tlon board coftldn't see it that "
Birmingham Age Herald.
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