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at the Poatoffice, Bismarck, N. D.f
CUm Matter
Special Foreign Representative
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wiae credited in this paper and also the local new* pun-
All rights of publication of special dispatches herein
AH* rigStTof publication of apodal dispatches herein
are also reserved.
It is different in these United States. We have
doal to burn, and we do burn it in a most waste­
ful, riotous fashion. Coal prices to us are low
compared to what our allies have to pay.
But we are short of coal. We ought to con­
serve our supply.
Our fuel administration might get coal con­
servation easily enough if it permitted coal op­
erators and dealers to run prices up to the Eur­
opean level, and many coal barons would like
nothing better.
That would further increase our cost of living,.
So the fuel admjnistfatioh toc&c! the,other way."
rrices^.were held down, and the people were asked
to save coal—to conserve it as carefully as $6 a
ton as they would if it cpst theM $20 a ton.
Which is the better way Ofcoursel But are'
you doing your share of fuel saying to prove to
GirfieldV t£at-A!Beivic^^
having ihe^'price1bbdst^J ^sic^'
HUNS say the Yanks are brainless and^don't
know when to quit. One thing at least they will
admit—the Yanks know exactly HOW-to HIT!
We trotted out our crystal globe and in tune
with the muse, these are the views that resulted
from the seance: iiMlLil
Are you a rubber stamp?
Does anybody ink you on the pad of mechanical
routine and apply you to the same thing in the
same way every day?
Don't be a duplicate. Even an exceptional copy
is less creditable than a mediocre original—if the
original represents a man's best effort toward self
Don't be a cog when you can be the throttle
hand. But while you are a cog, approach per­
fection in the way you execute the functions of a
Think constructively. Man has labored thou­
sands of years, yet each work he thought was
finished, successive generations have improved.
As you go, aim to better. Look for Opportunity,
don't make her seek you 6ut.
Whereupon, when you do make your impress,
it will be, nor as a rubber stamps, but individual
to and original with YOU.
A Thrift Stamp collection in the home is a re­
serve against reverses, a staff to lean upon in lean
years, and a handy "umbrella" when your "rainy
day" comes.
"Lead me to it," said a young American captain
When a doughboy told him a German count—a
high officer, of course—was waiting to surrender
"No colonels in my company today just come
with me," the*captain said—and the count came!
The count wore a monocle, he carried a cane,
he was some count. The doughboy didn't say
"your highness," or spill any of that kind of bunk.
He shook hajids with the count, gaVe him a cig
airet, and hustled him to the prison cages, like he
was a regular fellow.
And perhaps the count is a regular fellow by
this time.
I "They lack the dashing appearance of the
Jfrench cavaii'y they haven't the stateliness of
the British cavalry—hut with their tin hats cock­
ed over their ears, riding their horses like Indians,
l^i|hiny and yellihg, brandishftig a revolver in
epch hand«-with which they shoot very straight,
Either hand* or with both hands at once, if you
please—good lord how they, can fight!" a Scotch­
man writes of the American cavalry.
Don Quixote madeduelp si^ b^ghtinjf wind-
Dally by carrier per year IJJg
Dally by mail per year.........
.Dally by mail per year On state).. J'XX
Daily by mail outside of North Dakota.... A 6.00
(In North Dakota)
On* yoar by matt
months by mail.
v%m§months by mail
(Outside of North Dakota) uson
Ons y«M. *2'BO
months jc
Three months
City Carrier Service
BisibodUW fjA
Three months
OM month
(EstaMtohed 1871)
Coal in Great Britain, France and Italy, and
other European countries is selling at $20 and
more a ton. The people over there, cannot afford
to waste it. They conserve coal by extracting
every possible heat unit. They have to do that or
Have ideas.' Don't criticize suggest. Criti­
cism may be indulged only when experience war- World's history. So long as the stars shall shine
rants and authority justifies.
Spain slashing away at the big paddles, and air
ways getting his bumps, until he maHe duelling
sjlly, ridiculous, preposterous.
People LAUGHED—and duelling DIED.
That is what the doughboys—God bless 'em—
are doing to war.
As good fighters as the world ever saw, they
haven't the least bit of respect for the glitter of
They are knocking off the tin-foil.
They Are stripping it of gold braid.,
They are kicking the dignity out of it.
They fight like hell, yet they are kind to people,
they love little children, they are respectful to,
women—and France loves thetn!
Americans long ago served notice on the HUNS
that they could have peace on certain 'terms.
Though President Wilson as the nation's moth
piece, we laid down 14 terms which could be ac­
cepted as having made the world "safe for democ­
racy." .»
Did we mean what we said-? President Wilson
emphatic NO to the HUNS' latest peace offer
sh'ould show the most muddy-minded Hohenzol
lern or Hapsburg that WE MEANT WHAT WE
These are the terms on which Germany and
her satellites can have peace—the 14 terms an­
nounced by Woodrow Wilson before the American
Congress last January 8:
1.—End of secret diplomacy.
2.—Freedom of the seas.
3.—Removal of trade barriers.
4.—Reduction of armaments.
5.—Settlement of colonial claims in accordance
with, the interests of the populations.
6.—Evacuation and freedom of Russia.
7.—Restoration of Belgium.
8.—Evacuation of France and return of Alsace
and Lorraine.
9.—Return of Italian Irredenta.
10.—Self-rule for nations held.subject by Aus:
tria-Hungary. (This has been followed by the
American recognition of Checho-Slovakia as an
independent state.)
11.—Restoration of the Balkan states.
i2.—-Self-rijle for subject states of Turkey.
13.—-Polish^ independence.
14.—A league of nations to prevent future ag­
Those are the American peace terms of la§t Jan­
uary. And to any HUN, in Germany or elsewhere,
iflipho is Skeptical, AmeVica has now-served notice
$*#yWEISfPffrr- WHAT W^ SAID.
If those terms aren't plain enough, there's just
one term that the Beast of Berlin can understand.
The Classmate, a Sunday school publica­
tion put out by the Methodist Book Concern,
prints the following editorial under the title,
"Germans Wronged Most."
That imperial group of gangsters know as the
German war party have committeed unspeakable
wrongs upon the world. They have devastated
Belgium and deported the Belgians. They have
trampled over France and despised the French.
They have raised death on England and hated the
English. They have invaded Russia and betrayed
the Russians. And so on to the end of the bet­
ter chapter.
But no nation has been wronged so permanently
and irreparably as Germany no people so com­
pletely ruined as the Germans. Belgium has been
given a position of imperishable fame in the
no one will ever call the French "a decadent peo­
ple." Russia has started on her long journey to­
ward freedom. England has written a new and
glorious chapter in her history. Italy is at last a
rear centralized nation. America has become the
world's greatest champion of liberty. But Ger­
many—. If the war should end tomorrow she is
a ruined nation her people are hopelessly dis­
graced. Like,a blind Samson she has pulled down
the fair temple that has taken her 500 years to
erect. Germany has become an outcast nation.
Her colonies are taken from her her commerce
swept from the seas! her language from the
schools uher goods debarred from the world.'s mar­
kets. (It does not matter what laws are passed,
"Made in Germany" will be sufficient to damn, her
merchandise for many a year.) Her reputation
for art and culture has become a by-word. The
bloody footprint of the HUN will be seen on every
page of her former glorious record. When lrer
symphonies are played men will hear the shrieks
of murdered children and ravished women. When
her culture is mentioned men will think of Edith
Cavell. When her religion is spoken of the world
will sneer.
Never was there a nation so completely ruined.
Never a people so destitute of everything worth
If thfere is any class of people that has reason
to hate these autocratic murderers it is the Ger
man people. Our German friends never can again
speak with pride of the "fatherland." They never
can «peaki their native tongue without being sure
that the very cadence of it will cause someone to
shudder. It is a terrible loss to a man when he
can no longer be proud of the land of his birth,
and to be proud of Germany today is to condone
her dastardly deedfc. The right-thinking German
must feel as one would if his father had turned
.mother harlot. Sorely the Ger
ly vmied. &ch
Inflow A Hit IIIRISTE*
^••••"*^^"Trn3hgland, Aug. 20, 1918.
Dgarest Father
fttfwnH&r MJJuly
M-day ^nd. befleve me, I sure dk} euH
Py, eV&y-Une of.it, as it had''Keen' A1
long tiipe since Vejtave received, mail
frort ihe good' blfflfand"' we all* :love
and the folks we Yliink of every day
and wish we could again see you, but
must have patience.'as everything will
turn out all right in the end. So.
dearest /oiks, do ,ii0t worry, as God
is. .on-*'Otir. side, ajro we will return
in the same good aeaTlh and spirits
that we leftjdea'r old
a Iot
wiser arid .with expenfence that no one
caii' ev^r buy.,
I am sorry to hear
the crops
are uiued this year, as that will make
collections somewhaty slower than
usual and pretty hard oii some of the
farmefe "Who had nothing last year.
YeS, Raymond Cox. and I have been
together untikjast week, when they
divided us arid sent us to. different
camps he went to one and I to an­
other. I hated to part with him, as.
he surie was one good pal. However,
I tliink we will be reorganized some
time later I at least hope so.
I was the first one in our squadron
to receive a letter from the States.
I got one from Clara., the 11th of this
month and then yester^a^ yours and
one from Beulah.
Is Mabel still in Billings, or are
they at their new location? As yet I
haven't written her, but qpust write
her in the next few days.
Say, my insurance premium becomes
due the "26th of October. More than
likely the letter will come tf Taylor.
I wish you would see that it is taken
care of. Either have Howard to pay
it or you pay it arid draw on Miller
'& Christen for the money. Just so
it is taken care of.' Also pay the full
amount, leave the dividends in to ac­
Tell Crissie that I'll think of him on
his "birthday, although I'm too far
away to send him a present or token
fit remembrance. Best wishes just
jt^e samil
... How. is my car. in good running
order? Tell Crissie to store it for the
winter,, the same as last year. Send
the storage batteries to Bismarck.
Hoping these few lines find-you en­
joying the best of health, as I sure
Hello to John, Lill and Johnnie
Crabe. Well, everybody that knows
me around there.
With lots of love to you I will, close.
iHbping to hear real often,-1 am,
Your, loving son, ..
Harry Christen,
262nd Air Service Squadron,
Care American Air Service,
Gorii/g Hotel
Grosvenor Gardens,
London, S. W. No. 1
Somewhere in France. Aug. 14,1918.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Christen,
Tayiar. N. D. «. ..
,Dearest Folks:
"Will try' and find enough time to
write a few pages. It is somewhat of
a tasjc to write letters over here, as
everything is censored and very h^rd
to say much of anything. Would sure
like to tell you all about the different
places I've been and some of the
places of interest that I've {seen. But
will try and .remember most of the
places and tell you all about Europe
when I return. I hope it will be next
year, for I sure would like tcr come
home again in 1919. If everything
keeps progressing in the future like
it has the last month we will be baclf
I sure received some surprise, the
other day, while eating my mess, one
of the boys of another squadron walk­
ed in and spoke to me At first I
didn't know him, but after he told'me
what le
"too vvodo
his name. I remembered him. Harris
of Dickinson, used to work afound at
odds and ends. He is mess sergeant
here. I sure didn't expect to see any­
one here that I knew
I am enjoying the best of health and
as happy as can- be, so don't worry
about me. As yet I haven't received
any mail from home, but hope we will
get some mail isoon.
One year ago this month we Were
all touring the Yellowstone National
Park. Did yoiv think at.tji&t times, that
I would be in England today. I sure,
Hie-' Mabel'been home lately, and is
Crissie still at-Beach?
Hoping these few lines wUl find jyou
all enjoying the bqst of health, and
with lots of love' to you. I am,
Your loving son,
Ilelllo to everybody.
J.,,—, m.. a. s,———,
An ordinance^ defining disorderly
conduct and providing a penalty for
the violation thereof:
Be It Ordained by the Board of City
Commissioners of the City of Bis­
marck, North Dakota.
Section 1. Disorderly conduct, shall
consist in being guilty of any of the
following acts, to-wit-
First: Any person or persons who
E. A. Staff Correspondent)
Evansville, Ind., Sept. 20.—To Mrs.
Hester Dorsey Richardson, a Balti­
more, Md., War Mother, has come a
'conception of the sphere ol^ "The War
Mothers of America," which she has
crystallized into a creed that may well
be a source ef uplift to every mother
of a soldier boy.
This creed, laid before the conven­
tion of the War Mothers in Evans­
ville this week, is printed by courtesy
of Mrs. Richardson, in whose name it
is copyrighted." It follows:V
\Var Mothers' ('reed.
WE BELIEVE that "The War Moth­
ers of America" should be neSxt to the
Christian religion,' the' greatest in­
fluence for good in the warring world
BECAUSE It is founded on the un
shakeable rock of mother love it is
"planted in the deeps-of maternal sac­
rifice it is not self-seeking.
It should be the most actively pa­
organization in Existence
BECAUSE it is composed of the
mothers of men .who have gone forth
to battle for the preservation of. life's
highest ideals men who are making
the supreme sacrifice gladly to rescue
tortured humanity, and to "save civil­
ization to the world.
MEN HAVE DIED, War Mothers of
America mast see to it that they have
not died in vain.
WILL LIVE, wrecks of manhood,
blind and helpless, War Mothers of
America must see to it that they have
not lived and suffered in vaTn.
WE BELIEVE that War Mothers
of America are called to a higher work
than any which has yet been done
that the Divine Will,, which bestowed
upon them the privilege of being moth­
ers of Atnerican crusaders, laid upon
may hereafter Wj founfff lurking, lying
la wa.c ,«i* 'conc.tdieU. in ajy ttjuse or
o.her omitting, or in any yard.or prem­
ises, or streei,^within ine City of Bis­
marck, with .intent to do any mischief,
or to pilfer or commit any cHm^.or
misdemeanor whatsoever, within the
linfits of the city of Bismarck.
Secctod: Any person or persons who
shall make, aid countenance or assist
in making any noise, riot, disturbance
or improper diversiou, and all persons
who shall collect in bodies or crowds,
in said city for unlawful purposes, or
to the annoyance' or (Jisturbance M)f
the citizens or travelers, within the
limits of the city of L'ismarck.
Third: Any person or persons who
shall be found in a state of intoxica­
tion or drunkenness, caused 'by the
use of drugs or intoxicating liquors,
and. incapable of taking care -if Mm-,
self'or herself in any street or public
place within the limits of th£ city of
•fourth: Any person o** persons who
shall appear in .any street or public
place or exposed, position in said city,
in a state of nudity, or hTany dress
not belongirig to hUi »pr her sex, or in
any indecent or lp,wd dress, or shall
make any~ indecent exposure or his or
her persons, or be guilty of any ob­
scene" or filthy act ,or of any lewd, in­
decent, immoral or insulting conduct,
language or behavior, or shall exhibit,
sell or offer to sell, any indecent, ob­
scene or lewd book, picture or other
thing,* or shall exhibit or perform any
indecent, imnloral, or lewd play or oth­
er representation:
•Fifth: Any person who shall inhum­
anely, unnecessarily cruelly or wan­
tonly beat, injure or otherwise abuse
any .dumb animal within the limits of
the city or Bismarck.
Sixth: Any person or persons who
shall be found within the limits of the
city of Bismarck begging for a living
upon the streets of or in the public,
places of said city.
Seventh: Any person or persons
found fighting or assaulting each oth­
er within the city limits,of the city of
Eighth: Any person who shall act­
ually disturb the neace. or abu^e hisiS
or her family wjthin the limits of' the
jpity of BismarcK.
N in E so am
bling .or taking part in any games of
chance or of practising any trick game,
or devise with intent to deceive or
p'vindle within the limits of the city of
Tentn: Any person, or persons
found carrying daneerous, or conceal­
ed weapons about his person of"any
descriptioft, such as firearms, sling
shot, or any sharp dangerous weapons,
such as are usually employed in an
attack or defense of the person, with­
in the limits'of the city of Bismarck.
Section 2. PENALTY: That any
person or per
sonsy found guilty of vio­
lating this ordinance or committing
th,e act of disorderly conduct within
the limits of the city of Bismarck.
shall be' punished by a fine'not ex.
ceeding $S0.00 and costs of prosecu­
on is on or a
not exceeding thirty (30) days or both.
at the des'cretion of the police magis
Section 3. That all ordinances and
'^arts of ordinancesin conflict with
this prdinarice are hereby repiealed.
Section 4, This ordinance shall be
in forc6 and effect frpm and after its
passage arid^ publication.
Approved September 19, 1918.
(Seal) By A. W.XUCAS,
President of City Commission.r
C. L. Brton..
City Auditor.
First reading: Sept. 9, 1918.
^ecohd reading, Sept. 18. 1918.
mt/w. s. .,
Tribune W«nt Ada Bring ReniAta.
By E. C. R0W0ER8.
them the obligation of a supreme ser­
vice. #.
That because their sons are strug­
gling in a foreign land to make tli£
world a better jjilafce to live, in, their
mothers should stand behind' them a£
a great combined moral force again^
evil in this country, to make it a
world regenerated, and worthy of their
sons" sufferings.
That War Mothers of America
should strive for the preservation of
the highest type of American man­
hood, that, whffch has been developed
by the prohibition of intoxicating li­
quors and the ban on the social evil.
That every standard of conduct set
for the men composing our great and
glorious United States army in the
field should be required of every Am­
erican man not called, to face the hor­
rors of war at the front.
WE BELIEVE that the mothers of
men in the service should work for
the winning of the war by endorsing"
the president's war measures, and
el in he in in to
the end that their representatives in
congress shall be loyal supporters of
the government.
That congrest- should adopt "The
Star Spangled Banner" as our nation­
al anthem, because an anthem is to
a nation what a creed is to religion,
under its. inspiration men ase lifted to
de^ds of resplendent hesoism.
That united efforts should be put
forth by War Mothers to eradicate en­
emy propaganda in this cpuotry. and
to guard zealously the public and pri­
vate schools against its insidious
Mothers of America should be the
sentinels of good citizenship at the
portals of 'American homes,, while
their sons across seas are suffering
and#dying that their brothers may be
free in a world made safe ffr democ­
The j^ropoitidn of the
cost of the best hat to
the cost ofyour complete
wardrobe is still smatt^

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