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Six The dumbfounding evidence whir*h this book presents to the jury of man kind is drawn mainly from German and American sources, and includes official proclamations and utterances of the responsible heads of the Im perial German Government, letters -and diaries of German soldiers, quo tations from German newspapers, and material drawn from the archives of the State Department which lay bare the story of inconceivable German atrocities. The purpose of the book is to show that the system of frightfulness, itself the greatest atrocity, is the definite policy of the German Govern ment, so sinister that German sol diers have themselves revolted. In dividual acts of wanton cruelty and barbaric destruction are cited only to illustrate the operation of the re morseless system. The book supplements the Bryce re port which was the first official sur vey of the path of horror, ruin, and death left by the German army or. the lands of innocent and defenseless people. The book is supplemented also to the official reports by the Bel gian Commission and the French Min ister of Foreign Affairs, and it re veals more of the damning German war philosophy as expressed in the German White Book and various offi cial utterances, extenuating revolting crimes on the grounds of expediency and the advancement of -that "Kul tur" which now mocks its own nam a throughout the civilized world. The humanity of German soldiers was so torn by the system of brutality that they cried out in letters to Ambassa dor Gerard, one expressing his pro test against the slaughter of the Russians in the Masurian lakes and swamps by saying, "There is no God, there is no morality, and no ethics any more there are no human beings any more, but only beasts." The immuminating reports of Brand Whitlock, Minister to Belgium, tell of miseries inflicted upon the Belgian people, Mr. Whitlock saying: "One is so overwhelmed with the hor ror of the thing itself, that it has been, and even now is, difficult to write calmly and justly about it." Herbert Hoover, writing for this book of his experiences in Belgium, say's: "The sight of the destroyed ifo#ries and cities, the widowed and /af^fless, the destitute, the physical misery Qt the people but partially flourished best, the deportation of fey §f thousands to slavery in German mines anu 'Tories, trie execution of men and women for paltry effusions of their loyalty to their country, the sacking of every resource through financial robbery, the fattening of armies on the slen der produce of the country, the de nudation of the country of cattle, horses, and textiles all these things we had to witness, dumb to helpoth er than by plotest &iic! Sympathy, durihg tiii§ Ion# and terrible time, and still these are not the events of batik heat, but the effects of a grind ing heel of a race demanding th6 mastership of the world. All these described as follows: Bu. Address GOVERNMENT ISSUES BOOK ON 6EWW FRIGHTFULNESS Book Issued by the Government Gives a Review of ''German War Practices." Documentary Proof of Many Charged Included in Book Some of the blackest pages in all things are known to the world—but history, comprising- a documentary record of "deeds that make one despair of the future of the human race," are found in a book named "German War Practices," which has just been issued at the Government Printing Office by the Committee on Public Information for free distribu tion. It is edited by Prof. D. C. Munro, of Princeton, and other schol ars. Notice to Farmers The County Commissioners must know at once how much seed and feed is going to be required in Wil liams County for the 1918 crops. The Commissioners are willing to furnish seed and feed to all the farmers who are absolutely in need of same. The oats Bu. The farmers who receive seed or feed fro mthe County must give a first mortgage on the 1918 crop for the same. The Countv Commission ers want to know within a week's time how much seed and feed is go ing to be required in Williams Coun ty so that they can make purchase of same before the pi-ice goes higher. It is also important that all farm ers who have wheat, oats, bcrley or flax for sale, write the County Audi tor stating the price and the amount which they have. In thie way the County Commissioners will know how much will have to be shipped in Send snrr.T)!es for ,s''d which you what can never be known is the dumb agony of the people, the expression less faces of millions whose souls have passed the whole gamut of emo tions. And why? Because these, a free and democratic people, dared plunge their bodies before the march of autocracy." Frederick C. Walcott's description of devastated Poland comprehends the monstrous woes inflicted by the Prussian system upon those defense less people. In a statement prepared for the book, Vernon Kellog said: "I went into Belgium and occupied France a neutral, and I maintained while there a steadfastly neutral behavior, but I came out no neutral I went in also a hater of war, but I came out a more ardent hater of war but, also I came out with ineradicable conviction, again, that the only way in which Germany under its present rule and in its present state of mind can be kept from doing what it has done is by force of arms." The book gives excerpts from the diaries of German soldiers of which these are specimens: "In the night of August 18-19 the village of Saint Maurice was punished 'for having fired oh German soldiers by being burnt to the ground by the German troops. The village was sur rounded, men posted about a yard from one another, so that no one could get out. Then the Uhlans set fire to it house by house neither man, woman, or child could escape only the greater part of the live stock we carried off, as that could be used. Any one who ventured to come out was shot down. All the inhabitants left in the village were burnt with the houses." "A horrible bath of blood. The whole village burnt, the French thrown into the blazing houses, civ ilians with the rest." That the reign of frightfulness was the definite policy of the German Government is testified to by an amazing collection of documents and utterances of German officialdom. 'Herewith are excerpts from documen tary proof furnished by German rec ords establishing the truth beyond question: "As soon as you come to blows with the enemy he will be beaten. No mercy will be shown! No prisoners will be taken! As the Huns, under King Attila, made a name for them selves, which is still mighty in tradi tions and legends today, may the name of German be so fixed in China by your deeds, that no Chinese shall ever again dare to look at a German askance. Open the way for Kultur once for all."—From the Kaiser's speech to the soldiers on the eve of their departure for China in 1900. "Whenever a national war breaks out, terrorism becomes a necessary military principle." General Von Kartmanri. "The city of Brussels, exclusive of its suburbs, has been punished by an additional fine of 5,000,000 francs on account of the attack made upon a German soldier by Ryckere, one of its police officials." Baron Von Luettwitz, Governor of Brussels. "I am thirsty bring me some beer, gin, rum." "If you lie to me I will have you shot immediately."—These sentences are taken from a phrase book supplied to German soldiers, ac cording to Minister Brand Whitlock. "One cannot make war in a senti mental fashion. The more pitiless following form should be clipped out, signed with the farmers address, and mailed to the County Auditor at once. This is not a final application but the County Auditor will mail the farm er a final blank for him to fill out af ter he receives this form. I desire to procure seed grain from Williams County to be seeded on land .Bu wheat and feed as follows: Town 1918. bu. Signed have for sale to the County Agricul tural Agent at Williston. We cannot promise any farmer help in this matter unless he makes immediate application because the purchase of seed must be made at once and the County Commissioners want to make the purchase next week. Please give us your imme diate attention. Address all correspondence regard ing seed and feed and send your ap plication to the County Auditor, Wil liston, N. D, Yours very truly, E. W. Hall, County Agri. Agent. The Graphic will run a series of fifteen articles which give a com prehensive review of the book copy ing for the greater part sections of the book verbatim. The first article of the series will be found in next weeks issue. TEMPERATURE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS The temperature of the horse varies from 99 1-2 to 101 1-2, the average being 100 1-2. In cattle the temper ature varies from 100 1-5 to 102 1-5 with an average of 101 1-5. In sheep, goats and hogs the temperature var ies from 101 to 105, with an average of 103. The dog's temperature var ies from 10 Oto 102 an daverages 101. When exercising or if the barn is warm, the bodily temperature may go higher. In cold weather or after drinking cold water it may go lower. These temperatures are for animals when in good health.—Agr. Ext. Dept. N. D. Agr. College. ADVERTISED LETTERS List of letters unclaimed and ad vertised at Williston, N. D., for week ending Jan. 8, 1918: Anderson, Albert Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Anderson, Mrs. Ingeborg Anderson, Miss Margaret Anderson, Mrs. Ole Anderson, O. B. Bell, Miss Anna Bennett, Mrs. H. Braner, Jim Burges, Amil Burges, Mrs. Emil Buchanan, Miss Cather ine Conklin, P. T. Cummings, R. F. Davis, Mrs. John H. Dooner, Mrs. Barney Donabou, Mrs. M. Fraser, R. A. Henning, Ed Honery, Mr.and! Mrs. Lester Johnson, Miss M. Kem by, Lloyd McGarrety, Patsy Miller, William Nelson, David Wm. Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Quick, Albert Quinn, Mr. and Mrs. Chas Rizer, S. W. Ruth, Miss Rumestrand, Ed.[ Sautle, C. H. Shaipe, Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Smith, Mr. and Mrs. C. 1?. Smith, Miss Edna Smith, G. L. Stewart, Mrs. Cora Stirk, Mrs. C. B. (Mrs. Cook) Williams, J. S. Wattson, Mildred, Most of Them Dull. Mrs. A.—"Are you fond of entertain* ing callers?" Mrs. B.—"Yes, but very few of ours are of that kind."—Bos ton Transcript. WILLISTON GRAPHIC the conduct of the war, the more humane it is in reality, for it will run its course all the sooner."—General Von Bernhardt "The innocent must suffer with the guilty. ... All this must not in our eyes weigh as much as the life of a single one of our brave soldiers-— the righteous accomplishment of duty is the emanation of a high Kultur, and in that the population of the enemy countries can learn a lesson from our armies."—General Von Bis sing. slightest The taking over of the control of the railroads by the government was pi-imarily for the two fold purpose of protecting the stocks and bonds of the railroads from greater deprecia tion and to secure better cooperation between the various railroad lines of the country. It clearly appears that the time has been reached when great private business interests, owning and controlling railroads in our country, will not operate them for fair and reasonable profits. The virus of selfishness and the virus fthe mon ey-mad spirit have so inoculated the minds and the very lives of great and small private business entrepreneurs of the country that those who are in control of the railroad transportation lines of the country are restless, dis contented, unsatisfied and insatiable and will not supply satisfactory rail road service to the public, unless they are permitted to raid and gouge the public out of enormous profits, both through gambling in railroad stocks and bonds and through excessive freight and passenger rates. Govern ment supervision of the railroads thru the Interstate Commerce Commission has not accomplished the results and has not proven the success that has been hoped for it. Unless it can be reasonably expected that after, the war the selfishness and greed that have long dominated private railroad ownership will change to a lasting spirit of unselfishness and altruism, the only protection and safeguard the public has is in government owner ship of railroads. The great hydro-electric power in terests of the country have again mobilized their forces and influences in Washington and under the guise that it is a much needed war meas WASHINGTON LETTER By Congressman ,D. Norton The way General Pershing and Ad miral Sims have relegated to the rear some of the lethargic and sleepy old est and highest ranking officers of the Army and Navy the last few weeks is encouraging and gives prom ise that the Army and the Navy are going to be kept up to the highest possible fighting efficiency during the war. Real merit and ability only should entitle a man in these war times to high command in the Army and Navy. 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