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CHTOI1KH 81, I III.
CROOK COUNTY JOURNAL
PROPER SELECTION OF SIRE
On of Pint Consideration! In Brand
ing of Uvcttoek Pur Brad
Olvaa Baal Ratulta.
One of the nrt C(mnl(lriitiirm In the
irwdlng of llvi-morlr a tll(. wlcrilnn
of tha proper rn. The Inflm-nee of
lilt lr U preeminent bucuuw hp di
rectly nVrt grwiter nuinliiT of off
spring tlmn doc the aIukIii fcmiili'.
There cnn ba no lniiroviniii'iit or Knid-tng-up
priK-en liy ttir u of Meruit
Irr. lloriw hroedi-r should rpeog.
Bit lh flirt Hint It l Dot a imyliiK
proportion alnii'ly to lin-cd innrt'i to
ny ttullion thnt may h nvnllnlilc A
found, purr-bred aiiilllon xliould bp
twd If the beat rcxulta are to bo ob
tiflnrd. Tha atalllon appftpd ahould con
form aa rloaply a. a poaallila to the
tnpd and type of the mum that are
to be bred. Hlnlllona of pure breeding
re, 07 virtue or tnpir unmixed an
Cralry, p(w'NiMl of greatvr prppo
twiry than are grnilpa or arruha, and
will therefore Invnrluhly lmprtM their
offspring with tliplr breed character
iNtlra and Individual merit
A low vrvlc fp la too ofn-n the
deriding factor with many fnrmera.
nd mare owner In the aelertlon of
aire. A low aervtre fee otiitht nnver
to be temptation, bat rather ahould
be taVr-n a warning. A low fee la
uaually algn of an Inferior itulllon
Coll from Inferior or wrub aire will
aril for murh lm than thou aired
by Hi sound, pure-bred itulllon.
General Buck, commander of a
brigade In France, who wt awarded
th Dletlngulehed 8trvlc Croa by
In aplprtlng egn for shipping by
mall, thln-Hhellpd and unuxually long
or Irregulur ahaped pkk ahould be
avoided. Each gg ahould be wrnpped
In aulllclcnt pnppr to hold It miuuly In
it own Individual coiupurtiimat la the
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MRS. RUBY LAFLER
The Kaiser as I Knew Him
for Fourteen Years
By ARTHUR N. DAVIS, D. D. S.
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the onea which your com;tr
uiod aa It real vtif nilc."
A Ocrufcn oRlcer of high RtandlnK
told me JiiMt tM-fore I left Berlin that
America had mude the great mlntiike
of wndliiR ammunition, icuna and up
Iillea to HuxhIh, via Jiipuo, bwaune
jnpHo had Just retained the finely
mude Amerliun artlclM and bad
dumped on Ruaala a lot of good-for-notlilnK
miiterlul of her own In their
place. "My advice to America," be de
clared, "I to cut the throat of every
Jnpnneae In America and Ret rid of
the Internal dunger." He did not ug
KeHt cutting the throat of all the un
desirable German who were la Amer
ica and who had already demonatrated
that they were fur more dangerous
than the Jupanexe had ever been.
The Klr Confidence of Victory.
'About twelve year ago I attended
the German military maneuver at
Llegnltz, In HlleBla, having been In
vited by aome journnllHtlc friend of
mine to accompany them in the motor
allowed the pre. The military repre
aentutlvea of England, France, Amer
ica and other countries were there
with the k iilner's stuff to wltneH the
diNplay of Germany' military power.
Apparently they were very much lm
pressed, for I heard afterward that
one of the French olllt'er who had
been prexent hud written a book In
which he said : "With such an army,
Germany could annex Frunce In sis
I happened to mention this fact to
the kaiser shortly afterwards and bl
significant comment was:
"Hlz months I I should hope so. It
wouldn't take that longl"
The confident belief that when "Der
Tag" "the day" finally arrived, Gei
muny would crush her enemies and ac
complish ber object within a few
months at the outside was held not
only by the kaiser but by the people
generally and their conduct when the
war broke out cleurly disclosed it.
When Germany' mun power wa
mobilized, no one In Germany believed
It would be very long before they
would all be back and every effort was
made to make their few week of ac
tive service a little Irksome a pos
sible. "Llebesgaben," gifts of love,
consisting of clothing and food of
every description, were forwarded to
them by their relatives and friends In
the most lavish manner, although, of
course, at that time the German com
missary was able to satisfy all the sol
One of my patient told me that she
had sent seventeen hundred pounds of
sausages to one regiment within a
week, ond when I asked her why she
bad been so generous she replied that
her chauffeur was a member of the
The extent to which the country'
resources were squandered In those
early months 1 evidenced by the fact
that the soldiers had such an excess
of 111-Qttlng woolen wearing apparel
that they used many of the knitted ar
ticles as earpieces and covers for their
horses. No one bad the slightest Idea
that the time might come when the
whole nation would be clothed in pa
perl At this late day It can hardly be
necessary to establish how thoroughly
prepared the Germans were for the
war. but an incident which occurred In
the early days of the conflict may not
be out of place to show the self-satisfied
and confident attitude which all
the Germans assumed.
Two officers sitting at a table In an
out-of-door cafe shortly after the war
began overheard one of several ladles
who were passing remark: "Look at
those officers sitting there drinking.
Why are they not at the front fight
lngr One of the officers got up and,
approaching the ladles, sold : "Our
work was completed months ago. We
worked from early morning till lute at
night on pluns which our armies are!
now carrying out It Is our time to
The resistance that France would be
able to put up was always very lightly
estimated, and If the Intervention of
England was at all taken Into consid
eration, the comparatively small army
she could place In the field was re
garded as but a drop In the bucket com
pared with the well-trained German
horde that was ready to sweep across
the border. How could England's 80,000
men cope with Von Kluck' 500,000 or
the hastily mobilized French armies re
sist the thoroughly prepared, equipped
and well-dlsclpltned German warriors?
It Is really not to be wondered at
that the Germans firmly believed that
they would bring the allies to their
knees within a comparatively few
weeks and that the conquering Ger
man armies would celebrate Sedan
day, September 2, In Paris. What ac
tually happened Is, of course, too well
known here to require recital, but I
know that the Germuns were kept In
absolute Ignorance of the marvelous
resistance the allies were able to put
up in those critical days of August and
September, 1914, and to this day the
majority of Germans have not heard
of the battle of the Marne 1
Just after the. English E2ssdthejx
II BIG I
conscription law I was called to see
the kaiser at the great army headquar
ters, which at that time were at l'less.
Although the war had then lasted two
or three time a long a the German
had expected, the kaiser masked tb
depression be must have felt by put
ting on a bold front
"How foolish for England to start
conscription now," be declared. "She
think she can accomplish In a few
month what it ha taken Germany
hundred years to attain. Armies and
officers cannot be developed over night
We have never stopped preparing sine
the day of Frederick the Great I"
"Ye, your majesty, but the North
ern state In our Civil war put In con
crlptlon two year after the begin
ning of the war," I suggested.
"But just look how long your war
lasted," the kaiser replied quickly.
"This war won't last that long. Tb
allies will feel what the power of Ger
many Is long before English conscrip
tion can avail them anything r
"And while England is slowly build-1
Ing up ber Insignificant army," the
kaiser went on, "she will see America's
navy and merchant marine constantly
growing and the dollar replacing the
pound a the unit of the world'
finance. No, Davis, England will soon
be sick of the war and will look with
fear upon America' growing power V
The French army, too, was generally
belittled, and the Russians were be
lieved to be absolutely negligible. The
French army was so poorly equipped.
It was pointed out, that the officer
had to go to the field In patent-leather
boots, and on the Russian front, only
the first-line men had guns, the others
being armed with clubs!
Eventuully, officer and soldier re
turning from the western front on fur
lough or passing through the country
en route from one front to the other
brought the report of the defeat before
Purls. Soldier who participated In
that disastrous retreat wrote from the
new trenches to their friends and rel
ative telling of the terrible experi
ence they bad undergone, when they
went for days with nothing to eat but
raw potatoes and turnip which they
picked from the field.
When these report finally spread
through Germany the people began to
realise that their generals in the west
were not meeting with the same success
that Von Hlndenburg bad had in the
east and Von Hlndenburg became the
Idol of the people Immediately, a fact
that was very distasteful to the high
The kaiser's dislike of Von Hlnden
burg was of long standing. He had
never forgiven that general for the mis
take be made during military maneuv
ers In peace time when by a brilliant
stroke of strategy he had succeeded in
capturing the kaiser's forces. Including
the kaiser and his whole staff I
I have referred In a previous chapter
to the kaiser's unbounded confidence
after the Italian collapse In 1917.
"Now, we've got the allies!" he ex
claimed, with an air of conclusiveness
which emphasized the optimism he
After the capture of Roumania, be
exhibited a similar degree of exulta
tion. He believed that in that achieve
ment he had successfully solved the
food problem the one cloud which
constantly darkened the kaiser's hori
zon. "Now the aUles will never succeed In
starving us," he said to me in my or-
flee shortly after the Roumanian drive, i
"With Roumania In our pockets and
Servla already ours, their wonderful
agricultural possibilities will supply
our food needs and foil our enemies'
efforts to starve us. Indeed, they had
better look out for themselves. Don't
Jforget we have a monopoly on the
potash mines of the world. Without
proper fertilization, American crops
will go on decreasing and decreasing
and they won't get any potash until we
get ready to let them have It I"
The failure of the Zeppelins from a
military standpoint was undoubtedly a
, great disappointment to the German
people at large, who had counted so
I much upon them to bring disaster to
England, but it cannot be said that the
kulser shared their chagrin. On tha
contrary, I have reason to believe that
he never expected very much from that
; arm of his military force except as it
might be useful to terrorize the civil
A day or two after Zeppelin's death,
In 1917, a patient of mine, a lady, hap
pened to remark that it was too bad.
that the count had not lived to see tne
triumph of his Invention, and when I
saw the kaiser shortly afterwards I
repeated her remark to see what he
"I am convinced that tho count lived
long enough to see all that the Zep
pelins were capable of accomplishing,"
was his only comment. It recalled the
answer he had given me some years
before when both Zeppelins and air
planes were In their Infancy and I had
asked him which held the greater
promise. "We do not know. Time
alone will tell," was his reply.
The last time I conversed with the
kaiser was on November 26, 1917. Up
to that time we had sent over 169,000
troops, according to the figures which
hjjxe, since been, revealed, by. ScrsLtary
(To be continued) -
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