The Tribune-Progress (Mountain View, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, June 28, 1918 Page: 2 of 8
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leas. Juat aa effeuUva (or Adults aa (or
Firat Fiction Known.
The oldest work of fiction extant
la thought to be the "Tale of Two Broth-
ers," written 3,200 years ago by the
Theban scribe Ennnna, librarian of the
palace of King Menepthah, the sup-
posed l'hnruoh of the Exodus. The
tale. It appears, was written for the.
entertainment of the crown prince,
who subsequently reigned as Seti II.
His name appears lu two pluces In the
manuscript, probably the only surviv-
ing autograph signature of an Egypt-
ian king. This piece of antique fiction,
written on nineteen Sheets of papyrus j fight for democracy.
In a bold ldcratlc hand, was purchased | I vision calling him Lafayette saw the
In Italy by Mme. d’Orblney, who sold new spark of liberty struck In the
It in 1857 to the authorities of the West. The greatest fight of the world
British museum, where it is now wns' being fought for the greatest Ideal
known as the D’Orblney papyrus. In the world.
- The youth of nineteen realized this.
The Beaver In Norway. and In the fight he was determined to
The beaver Is a very scarce nnltnn' take part. He made known his iiten-
ln Norway, only living in small colo- tlon, but ho was forbidden by royal
tiles at a few places In the country. | command to leave France. lie escaped
It Is absolutely forbidden to kill tho to Spain, and from there aboard a ves-
anlraul. The farmers, however, claim sel he had purchased himself sailed for
that the heavers do great damage to America. He landed In Charleston
AFAVKTTE, ive nro here.”
In these simple words, Gen-
eral Pershing giive eloquent ex-
pression to the thought tliut
America today Is hut paylug
her debt to France.
The words of General I’ershlng were
sixtken ns he stood at the tomb of
Lafayette, French aristocrat by birth
hut democrat at heart, who gave Ids
own services and fortune to the cause
of Amerlcun Independence and was In-
strumental In bringing from France tho
aid that turned the tide In favor of tho
Those of the present generation who
are not familiar with early American
history nro apt not to realize the mag-
nitude of the debt which the United
States owes to France and to the mem-
ory of! tho gallant Lafayette, Iu the
dark hours before the dawn of free-
dom for America, France poured forth
her men and money In quantities that
were in those days most Impressive.
It is not generally remembered that
France furnished more troops than
America at the battle of Yorktown,
where final victory was won for the
struggling colonists. In that battle
there were engaged 3,500 militia un-
der Gen. Thomas Nelson, 5,500 conti-
nentals under Generals Washington,
Lafayette and Alexander Hamilton and
7,000 French under Ilochnmbeau, be-
F’dcs the French licet of nineteen ships
at anchor In the York, commanded by
I)e Grasse. Altogether, the totnl mil-
itary, naval and transport servico
, which France sent to our aid lu the
American revolution amounted to 47,-
080 men nnd 00 vessels of war and
Gave Money aa Well as Men.
France, moreover, advanced to the
depleted treasury of tho revolutionists
the equivalent of $50,000,000, without
Interest, a loun or gift which she has
never claimed. Furthermore she
agreed, and ndhered absolutely to the
compact, that she would ask no share
In such territory or booty ns ndght be
Incident to victory. This agreement
was the more remarkable In view of
the fact that Englnnd had but a short
time before taken the richest of French
possessions—tho Dominion of Canada.
And It was almost wholly due to
Lafayette that this Invaluuble uid was
given by France to the new republic.
At the time of the declaration of In-
dependence of the United Stutes,
Lafayette was only lu his nineteenth
year. Ills life had been one of ease
and luxury. Ills family was among
the most eminent In France. He was
a nobleman with the title of marquis.
He never had encountered those influ-
ences that usually lend people In the
But. ns If It were
rT^HE tenderness of Libby’s Sliced
jL Dried Beef, will delight you—but
you will find the greatest difference
in the flavor!
Have Libby’s Sliced Beef with creamed
sauce today. See how much more tender,
more delicate it is than any other you
have ever tried.
Libby, M?NeiII * Libby, Chicago
their forests and have now asked tho
government for right to kill them off
whenever It can be proved that they
are doing damage. If not allowed to
kill the animals the farmers will ask
the government to reimburse them for
the damage done to their property.
There’s nobody so busy ns the man
who doesn't want to do something
and set forth Immediately to congress,
which was then In session at Phila-
Congress at First Lukewarm.
His name nnd fame had preceded
him, yet such was the unsettled state
of affairs that when Lafayette went to
Philadelphia congress was at first luke-
warm concerning him. Some of the
members could not sense the zeal nnd
devotion of n man who had come 3,000
miles to tight in n cause not his own.
There had been a contract signed in
Paris through which Lafayette was to
have the rank of major general in the
American army. Even the wise Frank-
lin. however, did not realize to the full
the worth of Lafayette at this time,
for in a letter of advice he speaks of
the distinguished rank and family of
r/ir rcorijr QBfyeA/rcf
the young soldier and hints that on ac-
count of the fact that he had a lovely the American standards was largely
termination iu his manner that Wash-
ington at once welcomed him to his
staff. As soon ns the opportunity of-
fered the leuder of the Continental
army put Lafayette In command of
large bodies of men and that judgment
was well justified.
The marquis was severely wounded
at Brnndywine without being aware of
it for a time, so Intense was his devo-
tion to duty. When he recovered he
renewed his activities at the right hand
of General Washington, and lost no
opportunity to serve the nation which
was then coming Into being. He was
with the great leader at Valley Forge,
where he conducted himself with such
sympathy nnd understanding that he
wns soon ns beloved by all the officers
as by the commander himself.
The portrait painters of the time put
the generals nnd colonels of the day
in fine uniforms of blue nnd buff, but
very ofteu some of the ablest had only
nondescript clothes, and some were
Washington once remarked to La-
fayette that to one accustomed to being
with French troops the appearance of
the soldiers of the colonies must indeed
have seemed unusual.
"I come not here to teach, but to
learn,” was the reply of Lafayette.
Enlisted Aid of France.
Part of the year 1779 was spent by
Lafayette in France, where he did so
of the Pennsylvania
troops, nnd was re-
enforced by the mi-
litia from the Vir-
ginia tnountnlns. With
4,000 men he gave
battle to Cornwnllls
nt Albemarle nnd sent
him in retreat to
Yorktown. The sur-
render of Yorktown
soon followed, and
Lafayette stood by the
Ride of Washington
when the British
forces laid down their
arms. He received the
thanks of congress
for his part In this
brought triumph at
last to the cause of
ence. He returned to
his native land with
the love nnd respect
of a people who re-
vered him as second
only to Washington
eventful years In
which France wns
forming the Ideals of
republicanism on the
ruins of an order
which hnd passed
from earth the mar-
quis was one of the
architects of this new
fabric. To his native
conceptions of liberty
he hnd added Ideals
To Lnfnyette France
owed Its first declaration of rights
drawn In the revolution. To im -
it owed its trlcolored flag, the same
rod, white and blue as that which glor-
ifies our own Stars nnd Stripes, under
which Major General Lafayette, U. b.
A., fought for .the existence of a na-
tion of American freemen.
In the present struggle for the wrest-
ing of the world from the grip of an
avid Attila Americans, British and
French are shoulder to shoulder at the
front. How our General Lafayette
would have enthused and gladdened nt
the thought! The quarrel of the Amer-
ican colonies, many historians show,
was not with the people of England but
with a Hnuoverinn king who acted
against the counsel of the wisest states-
men of British birth. The instinctive
love of fair play which is implanted in
the Englishman rebelled at the thought
of a colonial taxation without represen-
Lafayette’s attitude to the English
was revealed when, while visiting his
uncle, the Marquis de Noailles, then
ambassador to the Court of St. James,
he declined all invitations to visit ar-
senals and shipyards. beUevlngthatby ^ 1q ^ bflck ftU
so doing he would be taking an unfair--_____-
advantage of a nation which was to be
his foe through the stupidity of a rub
er who could not and would not under-
His home In Paris after the close of
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Every day of its forty years of
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Every year has proved its ability to
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with whom it deals.
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Magistrate—Officer, did you catch
this man In flagrante delictu?
Policeman—No, your honor; I caught
If at first some women don’t succeed
they marry the second time.
Life Is worth living a great deal bet"
ter than most of us live It
much to get substantial aid from the i .
French government, which was then the wnr °* the revolution became ® j
in actual war with Great Britain. j Place of rendezvous for both English I
That victory ultimately rested upon i an(l Americans.
the use of foods re-
quiring less sugar,
less fuel, and the
minimum of wheat
wife nnd had left such surroundings
at home that It would he well not to
place him in any danger unless there
should be some unusual emergency.
When the meaning of the self-im-
posed mission of Lafayette did dawn
upon our forefathers recognition soon
“Since the war is over and we have
due to those activities In Paris, for the won U,” wrote t0 General Wash-
coining of the French fleet wns a de-
ciding factor iu the long and unequal
struggle for American independence.
Lafayette was received with nffec-
ington in 1786, “I have, I confess, an
extreme pleasure in meeting English
people. Either as a Frenchman, or a
soldier, or an American, or a mere in-
Tlie rank of major general was | France, aud he gained support even
Conferred and it proved no empty title. | from the powerful Noailles, father of
Washington had gone to Philadelphia | the Marquise. On Lafayette's return
tlon and admiration by those who had ^ “^“Ce oMtotT^ld
so bitterly opposed his going from
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to consult with congress, nnd he and
Lafayette, meeting for the first time
at n dinner, began that friendship as
proverbial as the affection between
David and Jonathan.
Lafayette was then not of age, boy-
ish in appearance, aud hr.a never stud-
ied English until he began his seven-
weeks’ voyage ncross the Atlantic. His
to America Washington sent him in
There could have been no gentler
acts of courtesy than those which he
did when Cornwallis had surrendered
17S1 to operate against Benedict Ar- at Yorktown, for he had the highest
nold in Virginia. After Cornwallis
came with 5.500 more men Washing-
opinion of the British commander as
a man. nnd. as he modestly wrote Corn-
ton showed his confidence in the young wAl'fs. "held him in high esteem,
general by continuing him in the com- Long before there were hands
mand. Lafayette was near Richmond stretched across the sea between this
when Cornwallis started for him.
“The boy can’t escape me." said the
country and England. Lafayette, the
American general, was doing much to
teal for liberty was such and there English general. Lafayette promptly i bring about a reunion of the two na-
wns such tire in his eye and such de- retreated, made a junction with 1.000 J rions which are brothers of one blood.
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