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“THROUGH TERROR TO TRIUMPH.”

LLOYD GEORGEISMS. In the course of his sloshing speech in the Queen's Hall, London, a few weeks ago Lloyd George said : It will bo a day of rejoicing for the German peasant and artisan and trader when the military caste is broken. You know its pretensions. They give themselves the airs of demigods in walking the pavements. Civilians and their wives are swept into the gutter. They hayc no right to stand in the way of the great Prussian soldier. Men, women, nations, have all got to go. But this is all he has got to say: “We arc in a hurry.” This is the answer he gave to Belgium : “ Rapidity of action is Germany’s greatest asset.” which means: “I am in a hurry; clear out of my way.” You know the type of motorist, the terror of the road, with a 60 horse-power car, who thinks the roads were made for him. Anybody who impedes the action of his. car by a single mile is knocked down. Prussia is the road-bog of Europe. And in reference to Germany’s excuses for Hi.ISO".- ■ A great nation ought to be ashamed of behaving like a fraudulent bankrupt | trying to escape his obligations. As to what will happen : If the old British spirit is still left in British health, the bully will be torn from his seat. They thought we could not beat them. It will not bo easy. It will be a long job. It will be terrible. But in the end we shall march through terror to triumph. The Auckland citizens' patriotic fund has closed. The amount received in cash is £50,564, and over £4,000 has been subscribed to tho Belgian relief fund. Mr Arthur Myers. M.P., recently received a cablegram from his brother in London stating that 5.000 Jewish refugees from Belgium urgently required assistance. 'Since then remittances nave In en received from Jews in all parts of New Zealand, and the, sum of £955 has been cabled to London. Mr Myers has now received from Mr Leopold Rothschild {treasurer of the fund) the- following cablegram :—“ Convey to all kind donors our most grateful thanks for "onerous gifts, which is another proof of New Zealand's sympathy with the Mother Country."

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“THROUGH TERROR TO TRIUMPH.”, Evening Star, Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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“THROUGH TERROR TO TRIUMPH.” Evening Star, Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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