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NEWS REVIEW OF
r I HE MICH I ffftil
Germany, Admittedly Defeated,
4 is wow Squirming to Pre
ta? vent Utter Disaster.
GREAT CIVIL UPHEAVAL ON
Austria and Turkey Reedy to Quit
Huns, Forced by Allies, Begin Gen
eral Retreat From Belgium
Still Resisting Fiercely In
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
Squirming, dodRhiR, walling, the
German ltnperlnl government seemed
last week to be on Its last leg. Thick
rnnu insi enmo uie rumors or uncon
ditional surrender and of the abdica
tion of the knlper, and though these
were unconfirmed or contradicted as
fast as they came out, enourh au
thentic news seeped through the veil
of secrecy to show that things wore
In n desperate state In Oormnny. Its
penco trap was sprung harmlessly by
President Wilson when, In reply to
v.hnt nt first dance looked like full
rcceptnnce. of his terms, he told the
government flatly that only absolute
capitulation would be considered ami
thnt the allies would not listen nt all
while the nuns occupied allied terri
tory nnd continued to perpetrnte out
rnges on land nnd sen. Any persons
jl wno mny nave nart iinums concerning
JJl the Amine,? of the president's will nnd
M I ! purposes wore Joyfully reassured, and
r la . . iYtn ,natiii- nfnnlAil nnnefnnnttnn In
Berlin. The Oermnn press adm'tted
thnt It wns a grent blow to their rising
hopes of peace, nnd the ruling minds
of the empire began to try to find
some other way of escape from the
tfespernte situation. As n preliminary,
Bome democratizing amendments to
the constitution were adopted or pro
posed, notably one taking from the
emperor the right to declare war. The
power of the Junkers wns sapped, to
gether with thnt of their war lord.
There wns, Indeed, evidence that n
civil upheaval of extraordinary pro
portions wns beginning which, even
more than the grent military reverses,
would bring on n debacle for Germany.
The governments, the fighting forces
nnd the civilian peoples of nil the nl
lied nntlons made It absolutely plain
thnt Germnny couldjiot nhtnln the
"ppco wlthni't humiliation" which It
seeking. Nowhere among them Is
fourTd any sentiment of pity for either
I the brutnl soldiery that has ravished
I the earth or the people who have sup
pi portedv nnd rejoiced over the Inliu-
jft mnnlty of the armed forces. The de
,Vrl mnnd for exact Justice Is imlversnl
outside the lands of the offenders. It
would not bo In the least surprising if
the prediction made In these columns
mnny months ngo were fulfilled, nnme
ly, thnt one of the conditions of pence
wtll be that Germany surrender the
kaiser nnd other Instlgntnrs nnd per
petrators of frlghtfulness for personnl
punishment. With this sprit prevail;,
Ing among the now victorious nllles,
what chance has Germany for pence
The abdication of the knlser, which
after nil would ho but Incidental, wns
considered likely, nnd It wns reported
that he Intended to step down In favor
of Prince Wllltnm Frederick, oldest
son of the crown prince, who Is only
twelve years old,
Prcsldent Wilson delayed his reply
to the pence proposals of Austrla-ITun-gnry
and Turkoy, probably In order
that the truth about their hopeless sit
uation might sonic Into their minds,
fnnd reports showed they were realis
ing the facts and beginning to net ac
cordingly. Tho break-up of the dual
kingdom .became more imminent, the
Hungarians openly declaring their In
tention to separnto from Austria, tho
Poles, Croats nnd Bohemians boldlycotn
j, "'njf out for Independence, The govern
isJ tnent made despairing plans to hold
V -the empire together In the form of a
WW. confederation of the various nationali
ties, but this did not seem to Interest
ths ooples who have suffered so lone
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t rtMlfrn Newipiptr tlnlontj V A
n Nirrn nwinnrr iinmr :a ...
y Wrnflwaa: ,fl , fff.Wr '. aft M, -V tft ri.fec yt',i
under Austrian domlnntlon. Huron
liurlnn, admitting the central powers
no longer had u chnnce of nehluvlng u
military decision, p'nstered President
Wilson with ilnttery, declaring that
his humanitarian policies were fully
accepted by Austria-Hungary.
It wns taken for grnntod that Tur
key, under the leadership of Iazet
Pasha, tho new grand vizier, was
about ready to make n separate peace.
In the effort to hold her In line, the
German Hlack sea fleet was sent to
Constantinople and the government
wns warned that the first step toward
breaking uuny from the alllnnce with
Germnny would be the signal for a
hmnhnrdment of the city. Despite the
presence of the wunhlps, 110 in num
ber, a revolution broke out In Con
stantinople against the Young Turks,
whose power had not been wholly
broken by tho change In cabinet.
Roumanln, which has been frnnkly
looking for n chance to get Into tho
wnr again, may have the opportunity
very soon. Already the inhabitants of
the northern pnrt of the country. In
the province of Moldavia, have risen
in armed revolt against the Austro
Germnn forces of occupation,
On tho western buttle front the
grent event of the week was the
smashing drive of the nllles in Flan
ders by which In n few days the Bel
gian seaports held by the Huns were
practically cut off and the Germnns
were forced bnck rapidly almost to tho
Dutch" frontier. This drive, made
mostly by the British nnd Belgians,
wns directed townrd Bruges and
Ghent. In quick succession Holders,
Menln, Lendelede nnd other towns
were captured; Wednesday night the
British occupied Courtral, and on
Thursday the city of Lille wns taken
by them. The Belgians took Thourout,
nnd moved ahead rapidly to Bruges,
which they occupied with little oppo
sition. At the same time the British
were entering Ostend, nnd n few
hours Inter King Albert and Queen
Elizabeth were In that famous town
which for years had been one of the
chief U-boat bases of the Huns, fcee
Irugge, also, It was said, was being
evneuatod ns fast as possible, nnd the
Gi rmtms In the strip of Belgium be
tween Bruges and tho Holland border
were making strenuous efforts to get
out of the bottle neck. There wns
only one practicable road for them,
and thnt was under tho constant fire
f i om the Belgian batteries.
Having given up Lille, which they
did not destroy, nccordlng to new or
ders from tho army commnnd, the
Huns were next forced to get out of
DounI, and the process of flattening
out the salient proceeded merrily. It
appeared likely tho Germnns would
continue their retirement until they
were on the line Antwerp-Nnmur-ezteres-Motz.
This, of course,
meant n tremendous retrcnt on a very
wldo front nnd would not be nt nil
easy of accomplishment while Murshnl
Foch wns unrcleutlngly hammering nt
them In every sector. From the const
tc La Cnteau the withdrawal was be
ing carried on so rapidly that at this
writing no ndequnto guess could be
made ns to Its full extent. The nbnn
donment of the Belgian const by the
Huns menut that nllled commerce was
freed In prent pnrt from the U-bont
peril nnd thnt air raids on Bnglnnd
could no longer be carried out with
ease. The allies captured vast stores
and many heavy guns In Belgium.
Having forced the Huns out of Lnon
and Ln- Fere, the French maintained
a stendy pressure on both sides of tho
waning salient there, making progress
that was continuous, though not rapid
because of the Increased resistance of
tho enemy. As tho Hundlng Hue of
refugo was approached, In tho region
of Ruthel, an Important German rail
way supply station on the Alsne, It be
came apparent thnt tho Huns Intended
to try to hold that line for n time.
From Rethel nlmost to Verdun the
French nnd American nrmles fought
continuously, driving the Germans
back across tho Grand Pro-Vouzlcres
road and up both sides of the Meuse.
Tho Yankees took Grand Pro, on tho
northern hank of tho Alro river north
of the Argonno forest, through which
they had fought their way so bravely
and doggedly. The place, though but
a small village, la of great strategic
Importance, being tho Junction of tho
railways feeding a large part of the
l TCV.v' KSMBTOVSS-tfHSEJ
German armies. Immense numbers of
machine guns, with some artillery, con
stituted most of the Hun resistance In
this region. Such counter-attacks by
Infantry ns were made were rnther
feeble and easily beaten off.
The defenso In general, however,
wns powerful, and It Is evident that
the German commnnd attaches great
Importance to holding back tho Amer
leans as much as possible In the Ver
dun region. Hvery foot gained here
by the allies weakens the bold of tho
Germans on the Invaluable coal nnd
Iron fields of tho Brley bnsln northeast
of Verdun. It looks ns though tho
Germans were reconciled to retiring
from Belgium nnd France, but would
hang on to the Briey fields to the Inst
moment. Such n course would, be Jus
tified by their greatly depleted stores
of material. Thoy are running short
especially of metal for guns nnd am
In Itnly, the Austrlans have been
nttemptlng very little of Into, proba
bly because they hope soon to be out
of the war; but In Albnnln nnd Serbia
the nllles nre keeping them on the
jump. Italians, Sorbs, French, Brit
ish nnd Greeks nil are taking whacks
nt them, and at last reports they had
teen driven far north of Nlsh, which
way captured by the Serbs, to whom
It belongs. In Albania the Austrlans
evacuated their grent nnvnl base of
Durnz7o, which had been Inrgely de
stroyed by a nuvnl raid the previous
Little news came from General Al
lrnby's army In Palestine, which prob
idtly was resting after Its gallant nnd
successful cnmpnlgn against tho Turks.
But word was received that Beirut,
the Turkish bnsc on tho Mediterrane
an, had been captured, following which
Bnnlbek Tripoli and Horns were oc
Bolshevik forces ln eastern Itussln
hnve been greatly strengthened of lnte
nnd are reported to be pressing bnck
the Ozecho-Slovak troops there. Tho
li.ttcr have appealed for help from tho
nllles, and It may bo thnt troops from
Ihe Siberian expedition hnve been sent
to nielr reller. Menntlme the nllled
forces In north Russln, Including n
considerable American contingent, nre
lighting their way along both .banks
of thu Dvlnn In the direction of Welsk,
northeast of Vologda. Their progress
has been dllllcult, for the bolshevlkl
bnvo been making heavy attacks and
keeping tho expedition under almost
constant bombardment. On tho river
the enemy hns gunbonts, protected by
nine Melds nnd smnll Islands, and the
shells from these do considerable dam-
age. The allies, however nro getting
nlong fairly well there and nre confi
dent nnd cheerful.
Lenlno and Trotsky nre reported to
hnve had a violent qunrrel, the pre
mier having accused the foreign min
ister of fostering n counter-revolution.
Lenlne again has been attacked by an
assassin, this time being sfiot in tho
Tho Finns seem to be getting them
selves Into a peculiar position. First
they elected ns their King Prince Fred,
erlck Charles of Hesse, brother-in-law
ol the kaiser, whereupon France brokf
off tho seml-ofllclnl relations thnt hat'
existed with Finland. Next the Finn
formally requested Germnny to with
draw all her troons from tiioir mmi.
try. The substitution of a monarchy
for a republic was renlly the work of
the Finnish diet, not of tho people,
nnd It may not stand.
John D. Ryan, director of the Amer
ican air Bcrvlce, on his return from
Europe, made the welcomo announce
ment thnt unification of operation,
nnd to a great extent of production of
aircraft, had been agreed upon by thu
allies.. lie also told of the splendid
work of tho Amnrlcnn nvlntors and of
tho success and popularity of the
American Do nnvlland planes nnd the
Liberty motors. Another cheerful
piece of news concerning neronnutlcs
was disclosed by MaJ. A. Cushmon
nice, this being that the allies hnd
worked out n practically perfected
wireless telophono device which will
ennblo the nllled airmen to fly over
tho Germnn lines and territory In Im
mense fleets, nil the planes directed
by tho volcovof tho commander. This
he says, will sweop tho Iluns from
tho sky and entirely put out tho eyes
of their artillery.
WPIOVED UTOOIM INTMNATIOHil
(By nmv. i n. fitzwatkii, d. d.,
Teacher of English Ulble In tli Moody
Bible Initltutn ot Chicago.)
(Copyright, 191S, Western Nowspapor
LESSON FOR 'NOVEMBER 3
APPETITE AND GREED.
LESSON TEXT GpiipMh 2fi:27-34.
GOLDEN THXT-Kvory man (but strtv.
eth for tlip mastery Is temperate In all
(binKS. N they do It (o obttiln a cor
ruptible cr- in, bu( w an Incorruptible
1 Corlnthln ;;.
nr.VOTli SAL ni3ADtNa-Uomnn 14:
ADD1TN N U, MATl.MAL FOn
TKACHKP" I Corinthians 8:1-18; 10:33-33;
Hebrews 1 D-17.
1. Boys With a Difference (v. 27).
Esau nn ' .Incnb were In decided con
trast. 'I i y differed In nppearnnco
j nnd dlspn- Mon. Esau was a cunning
hunter, n mi of the field. Jacob vn
n plain m 'i dwelling In tents. They
wero bom dint way. Every child born
Into the wirld possesses n peculiar
bent whlc wo call Individuality. No
two nro exactly alike, even twins like
j Esau nnd .lacob. Tho wise parent,
I tho wideawake teacher, tho educator,
' seeks dllicently to discover thnt pe-
cullnr ImiMdunllty, and to give It di
rection acrordlng to the laws of Its
own being This bent Is the bnsls of
character. Neither Esnu nor .Tncob
Is nn Idcnl personality. Both nro
IT. Parental Favoritism (v. 28).
Isnoc Mod Esnu because ho did
eat of his xenlson. He ought to hnve
loved Win because ho waB his son,
but It is ii sad commentnry upon n fa
ther that ids love for his son hnd such
u sordid lmsls as that of his stomach.
Isaac, however, was like many today
whose loe Is secured through their ap
petites. Rebecca loved Jacob, though
wo nre not told why. Perhaps It was
becnuso of his cunning. In this re
spect he was like his mother, who
practiced craftiness to a finish on her
husband, neverness Is n bond which
stronglr binds together many people.
i Many hold tho respect of their friends
becnuso of their shrewdness, Irrespec
tive of their moral qualities. Parents
should treat their children alike. To
fihow partlnllty Is both unwise nnd
unjust. Even when children possess
pecullnr qualities which call forth pa
rentnl nffectlon, It should never bo mudo
manifest that preference 1b mnde.
III. A Birthright Sold (vv. 2034).
1. Esau's profanity (Heb. 12:10-17).
Ho sold his birthright for n bowl
of pottnge. The birthright was tho
right of being nt tho head of tho patri
archal family, n position of honor nnd
Influence, as well ns being the Inherit
or of a double portion of tho father's
estate. This being a gift of God
Rhnuld not bo despised. lie enme from
hunting physically exhausted. In this i
moment of distress, he thought only
of thnt which promised immediate Bnt
lsfactlon. TTe wns willing to relin
quish all claim upon the future, If
only his present desire could bo grati
fied. A profane person 1b one who
for the enjoyment of tho present will j
forfeit nil clnlm upon the future. Ho 5
would gladly guln both worlds, but
peeing thnt mess of potlngo he lets go '
of the future for the present. Swenr- I
i. i.. .... ..ii.. I..... i it i
mi; m l'lo.iiuui, mu not mo wo-u com
mon. To be under the sway of appe
tite Is to bo profane. What profan
ity about us I For a moment's sin
ful pleasure men and women nro
throwing nwny Innocence, hnpplness,
nnd their souls eternally. This Is
most serious, for acts are Irrevocable.
2. Jacob's cunning. It wns right that
Jacob should bnvo the birthright, for
It was according to God's plan which
had been pronounced (v. 211), but his
scheme to get It Is to be condemned.
Ho took advantage of his brother's
weakness to drive n sharp bargain.
The same thing Is practiced when un
dfr the force of necessity unlnwful In
terest Is exacted, or property Is bought
under price because one Is obliged to
To get rich nt the expense of anoth
er Is to practice Jacob's sin. Modern
competitive business methods to n de
cided extent nre of this type. Let each
one ask: "is my name Jacob?" The
end never Justifies the means. God
finld Hint tho elder should servo tho
younger. It wan his plan Unit Jacob
should bo nt tho head, but God was
nble to bring his own plans to pass.
Ho did not need the scheming of Ja
cob and his mother to further his
plans. To do evil thnt good may como
Is always wrong.
Understanding trie) Bible.
I believe thnt tho Bible Is to be un
derstood In tho plain nnd obvious
meaning of Its passages; for I cannot
persuade myself that n book Intended
for the Instruction nnd conversion of
the whole world should cover Its true
meaning ln any such mystery nnd
doubt that nono but critics nnd philos
ophers can discover It Daniel Web
Btcr. Public Good.
There never was found In any ngo
of tho world, either religion or law
that did so highly exalt tho public
good us tho Blblo. Bucon.
With Christ's Aid.
With tho power of Christ perfected
ln my wenkness, I nm equal to every
temptation, competent for every duty,
equipped for every struggle, tho mns
ter of every fear. W. L. Watklnson.
Theory Is n vino from which facts
nro sometimes gathered.
IN SOME HURRY TO EXPLAIN
Negro Not Unnaturally Alarmed at
What He Thought Was Error of
the Death Angel.
A southern man of whom we read In
Everybody's tells of n balloon nncen
fllon mndo from Charleston one hot
summer afternoon. A thunderstorm
enmo up. The balloonist, nmld buckots
of rnln, tho roar of thunder and the
flush of lightning, wns blown about
like n thistledown. On toward mid
night ho found himself over a plnntn
tUm and threw out his nnchor a grap
nel ot the end of a long rope.
It happened thnt a negro hud died In
one of the huts or this plantation. Tho
funeral was to take place In the morn
ing. A dozen friends or the deceased
sat In the soft summer night before the
hut telling elitist stories.
Suddenly In the darkness above them
they heard .strange noises n flapping
as of great wings, menacing cries. And
they saw dimly u formless black shape.
All but one man ran. This one mini,
us he cowered on his stool, had tho 111
luck to be seized by the grapnel.
The grapnel going tit a great pace
whirled him up for four or flvo feet
in the air nnd Jerked him along at the
rate of in miles or so an hour.
"Oh. mussa,"' he yelled, squirming
and kicking in that stiange Might, "I's
not do one I I's not de cawpsel
Henry's In de house (lull I In de house
Then He Could Retire.
Bob "Hard workln' wife yuh got
there, Bill." Bill "Yes; I wish I hnd
u couple more llko her."
"Girls take quite nnturally to farm
ing, I see," "Of course, they do;
Isn't It tho nrt of husbandry?"
"Newrlch makes lots of bulls."
"No wonder ; everybody's giving him
"How nre you getting on with tho
knlfe-swnllowor an n boarder?"
"Ho bus n very sharp nppetlte."
"A man becomes what he eats."
"Docs he feel Rheeplsh after eating
Maybe If the world wasn't entitled
to your best efforts you wouldn't have
been put here.
If you hnve pnsscd tho winter In
telligently, your farm Implements will
show It ln the spring.
Don't mistake n gout mnnd for n
food expert. There are gnrlmgo cans,
Oar ptnpto, hffidiche, bad breath by taklnt
Miy Apple, Aloe, Jalap rolled Into a tiny augar
pill called Doctor I'lrrcVa I'lfimnt 1'elleli. Adr.
Hard to tell. A skinny mnn may
not belong to the "bone-dry" party.
"We arc all comrades ln a grent
enterprise." Woodrow Wilson.
Bed Cross Ball Blue, made in America
thereforo (he best, delights the housewife.
All good grocers. Adv.
Expediency is nn understudy of
Reason and .often badly trained.
When you give up an Ideal bo Huro
you set up another In Its place.
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A teacher In nn Indian agricultural
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the loyalty of the Sioux In that region
Is astonishing. Many hnve quietly en
listed without fuss or hurrah, but
with grent determination. She adds:
"My neighbor, Frisking Klk, who lost
n leg befriending tho whites In tho
old hostile days, expressed tho wish
that ho had the missing limb that ho
might now go nnd light; but ho adds:
'I do not think much of the way tho
white man lights now. Ho sleeps, then
he eats, then he rests n while, then hp
fights, then ho eats. No, that Is not
tho way. When I used to light I used
to go three, four and llvo days with
out cntlng.' "Outlook.
Distinction Not His.
"And nro you the eldest of th$
family?" asked the caller.
"Nope," answered Teddy; "my
grandma's a lot older'n I am."
Wltle "Mrs. Illllfo says sho cares
very little for dress." Hubble "Yes,
almost nothing, one might Bay."
Bo suro you've got ono coming b
foro you kick.
It is good to live and learn. Dob
"Drlvo thy business; let not thy
business drive thee." Ben Franklin.
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