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THE PRUSSIAN MENACE.

1 AN AMERICAN VIEW. ; While it is, as President Wilson urges. j the duty of the United States to remain 1 neutral, it is also for the welfare of the I United States lo si e, clearly what will ' happen to it -when the war is ended. ,Ie- ; clares Norman Haphood, in ' Harper's i Weekly.' I If the Allies win, we know uhat to i expect: England has long been in control !of the seas, Canada and the United ! States are like two lambs. We need no ; mighty armament. Great Britain respect-, 1 our ivishes in South America. She even ! accepted Cleveland's Venezuela roughness ; when she could so easily have wiped our ] navy from the sea-s. ' When Germany i wished t-o form a combination in favor of j Spain, the Kaiter was stopped by England. When the German Admiral at ' Manila sought the intentions of the- Bri--1 tbh Admiral in case of a clash, the British | Admiral is reported to have answered: | ".\dmiral Dewey knows what I will do." i There, is no doubt that. England's intlui em-e over Japan is used in favor of the j United States. ... it is because ;i. 1 peace-seeking nation rules the waves that iciir fortunate country has been saved from the burden of armaments. The day that ! Falkland's command of the ocean is d«jstioyed the. United States begins a large iiuiiiy and a tremendous navy. | IF THK AI.LIKS WIN. If the Allies iv in, Ihe re-nits will be i 1. Steps will lie taken to assure perma- ; lieni peace. 2. >n;\\)> ui paper v.-;l) have iimr" rnean- • imi than the Gcmum win p;u tv is able tc. [, em-rive. i .-. It will be .settb-d that democracies ! like. I'.eiiouni and Holland and Denmark I ~in exiirt, and go on .Jiout their affairs. I piOL'iessing in industry, in co-operation, in j political troedom, and yet he sate, from j invasion. ! :,. L the Allies win. tlic democratic i spirit will receive, such an impetus that j the noble race of Germans "ill no longer 1 he dominated by a lauded arislociacy. ' The dynasties in Austria and Germany ! wiil fail. Kus-ia will feci the liberal j movement going even faster than it. is now i—and now it,'is moving- so fast, that oven j many advanced thinkcis are much enr-onr- ! 6. Germany will no! be crushed. I am ! pen'ect.!y sine Engkiiid would never conI sen! to having Germaiiy m.-.imed in the i manner that. Germany herself wi-bes to ; maim France and England. . '. . Alsace and Lorraine ought to be neutralised instead of given back to France. Hungary, and possibly one or tivo>-oiith German I and Austrian Slates may be made inclei pendent and neutralised. Belgium must :be iecompenscd. probably by indemnity | or bv colonies near her territory in tho , l ongo. possibly even by Gorman territory ion her frontier. P.ut there will be no ' t rurhing.

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THE PRUSSIAN MENACE., Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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THE PRUSSIAN MENACE. Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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