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WILLISTON GRAPHIC Joka A. Corbett, Editor aad Publisher PablliM every Thursday at Wllllaton, N. D.. and antar mt at the Wllllaton Poatofflca aa aaeond elaaa mall matter. THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1918. WHY SUGAR IS LIMITED There are some things money won't buy. We can't buy victory with money. Last winter and this spring our friends in Europe, the Allied nations, had to have wheat. They had plen ty of money to buy the wheat and wealthy America would have been glad to have furnished more, but money could not buy wheat that was not on the mar kets. The wheat we sent Europe this year was price less. It did not come from the markets but from the sacrifice and devotion of the American people. Now we must send sugar in the same way. Sugar that does not exist cannot be bought at any price. To win this war we must have sugar for our Allies and for our soldiers in Prance. We must get this sugar the same way we got our wheat, by the havings made by the American people. That is why the United States Food Administration is now limiting the use of sugar. G—R—A—P—H—I—C DEPENDENCIES ARE LOYAL Manila has voted a monument and memorial tablet to Thomas Claudio, the first native to die with the American forces in France. This recognition of his death as an American soldier is an evidence of the depth of feeling in the Philippines and the islanders' unswerving faithfulness to the pledge of support to the government that they made when the United States entered the struggle. The Filipinos early announced their loyalty to the United States. They were prompted to this not only by a sense of gratitude to this country but by an in herent fear and abhorrence of Germany.. They had seen the Germans exercise their boasted superiority in dominating and oppressing the natives of German colonies of the east. They knew of German barbarities in South Africa and there was not a leader in all the archipelago Who had not heard of the kaiser's orders to his troops sent on the punitive expedition to China, "Use your weapons so that for a thousand years no Chinese will dare to look upon a German askance." They contrasted this treatment with the consideration that they had received from the United States. When the news was received in Manila of America's entry into the war 50,000 persons answered the call spon taneously and marched to the residence of the gover nor general and cheered the representativs of American authority. Manul L. Querzon, first president of the Philippine senate, came to Washington to tender a division of Filipino troops for war service. "Every province, every district, every municipality," he said, "recorded its desire to aid in all possible ways the preparations to take a real part in the war." Among the first to offer their service were members of the Filipino Vet erans association, men who had served under the Fil ipino flag and had fought in the revolts against the United States government. The whole national guard of the island, numbering about 25,000 men, volunteer ed for federal service, and many of the tribesmen who had served in the scout or constabulary organizations clamored for a chance to take an active part in the war. There was no official public statement of how large a force was taken from the Philippines, but the action the city of an opportunity to prove the sincerity Manila shows that the islands had of their Not the Filipinos alone have shown their loyalty to this government. Porto Rico has provided almost 000 men and many officers, besides subscribing liberal ly to the Red Cross and $3,000,000 to the Liberty Loan bonds. Hawaii was called upon to supply 2,403 men for the army of guards and responded at once with 5,000 volunteers. The islanders' allotment for the Lib erty loans was $3,000,000. They subscribed $8,500,000. In addition to these contributions, all the islands ow ing allegiance to the United States have given men to the navy, in which they are making admirable records. It is a magnificient testimonial to the system of government which the United States has exercised in her dependencies that there has not been in any of them a single discordant note during the war. Instead there has been the highest sense of support and loyalty. This is the more gratifying because we were solemnly warned, by no commentators more solemnly than by those of German extraction, that we could never learn to govern colonies, and that our ambition to win the hearts and cultivate the minds of our wards, instead of merely exploiting their lands and labor, was destined to costly and humiliating disappointment.—New York Sun. G_R—A—P—H—I—C MADE IN GERMANY It is a maxim as old as warfare that enemies should always remember that they will, by and by, be friends, and therefore commit no act that will make a future friendship difficult or insincere. The Germans have deliberately disregarded the maximum, and they must take the consequences, for, however the war may end, the conduct of it by Germany has built up the most in tense abhorrence. Do we hate the German? No hate is not the word. We do not hate the wild beast that lies in am bush to spring upon us and suck our blood. We do not hate the sneak thief or the midnight assassin. We look upon them without anger, but as something that offer. 13,- Peace drivn out must be destroyed, and we do not make friends with them even when they profess to reform and give up their evil practices. We shall not be friends With the Germans. All such intimacies as exchange professorships, honorary degrees for their eminent scholars, naval visits be tween their country and ours—all the official courtesies and hospitality that in other days have been inter changed between Americans and Germans—are things of the past. Perhaps the Germans will reconcile them selves to the situation as contentedly as we. But tur does not disdain world wide trade in articles pro duced by German industry. The movement to thwart the Germans in any conquest of foreign markets has made great progress and increases in momentum every day. Through their national organizations English and French sailors have pledged themselves to serve on any ship engaged in trade to Germany or from it. They first set a time that the boycott should last, and now they add a month for every new act of mari time brutality, such as sinking a hospital ship. Com mercial bodies in all the countries of the Allies are making agreements not to sell for export to Germany and not to buy German goods, even after peace is re stored. Governments are considering by what laws they can eucourage trade to their Allies and block trade with Germany. Private citizens everywhere are deciding for themselves that hereafter they will neither buy nor use articles made in Germany. All such measures can be carried into effect if the Allies win. What if they should lose? Even the most overwhelming would not enable our conquerors to con trol either the sentiments of individuals or their choice of those with whom they will trade therefore, the ability to boycott all. hings German would remain. In deed, such a vicory would intensify the feelings thai led to the boycott.—The Youth's Companion. G—R—A—P—H—I -C THE WHIPPET DESCRIBED In a naval sense, the usual tanks or landships, whether they be British, French or German, have here tofore been of the battleship type—that is to say, they have been slow moving, heavily armored and power fully armed craft, meant rather to stand up and fight to a finish than to dash in and out of a combat and to depend on quickness of movement as the main weapon. But in breaking up and pursuing bands of infantry men in the open there has been a distinct call foi a destroyer type of tank—one that could travel at a com paratively high rate of speed and that higher order of mobility in general. To the British, the originators of the tank idea, has remained the further honor of developing a tank of the fast destroyer type. This type, known as the whippet has already made its appearance on the recent open fighting, and its debut has been crowned with success. The whippet has caterpillar treads of the usual design, arranged on either side of a sort of fiatcar body. On the platform of the flatcar is mount ed a single turret which houses the crew and the sev eral machine guns with which the whippet is armed. The flatcar body measures 18 feet in length, while the the turret is six feet in height. The engine is placed at the rear of the gun turret in a separate armored housing. It appears that the whipDet tank can readily make 12 miles an hour, and a fully equipped Teuton infantry man can hardly hope to maintain that speed for a pro longed period.—Scientific American. G—R—A—P—H—I—C CHILDREN MUST PLAY TO BE HEALTHY AND STRONG A children's recreation drive is on to continue dur ing July and August, under the auspices of the Chil dren's Bureau, Department of Labor, and the Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense. It will culminate in "patriotic play week," September 1-7, in which the work of 11,000,000 women in organizing recreation in 10,000 communities will come to an end. "To be strong for victory the Nation must let her children play," said Charles Frederick Weller, asso ciate secretary of the Playgrounds and Recreation As sociation of America. No time nor money can be spared from war-winning activities, but the winning of the war depends on man power, and man power can not be sustained in any nation without health and wholesomeness in the children. Far worse than exhausting America's financial cap ital would be the exhaustion of child life, which is man-power capital. "England and France began as the United States has been tempted to begin—by letting the children pay too heavily for the war in child labor, increased delinquency, overtaxed nerves, weakened bodies, and premature deaths, but England and France turned to lift war burdens from the children by giving them a chance to play. There is urgent need to give our boys and girls an American square deal—their safety valve of play." G—R—A—P—H—I—C WHEN WILL PEACE COME will come when the world And the world will not WILLISTON GRAPHIC battlefield in is ready for it. be ready for peace until German military autocracy is crushed to death, and the world can make a lasting peace with a self-governed German people. Many times we have heard that the present offensive is the Germans' last desperate effort, and if it fails they will be ready for peace. Possibly this is so. The Germans have been ready for peace ever since they be ,gan the war, and are ready for peace to-day—on Gr man terms. Anyone who believes that the war will end when the German offensive is stopped is going to be disappoint ed. The Germans would be glad to have the Allies be lieve they are near exhaustion. They have spread this talk many times before to find that it pays unusually well. Nothing would suit the Germans better than to have us believe our work is done after the present man drive is stopped. The Germans themselves no such belief. If the present drive fails, the Kaiser, Hindenburg, and Ludendorff will be busy shaping man public opinion and getting ready for the next one. Peace will come not by stopping a German drive, but by the Germans failing to stop an allied drive. less we talk about getting peace by stopping the Ger mans fifty miles from Paris the better prepared shall be for the big job ahead after they are There will be no peace until the Germans have of France and Belgium and back Rhine, and kept there. Peace will come when the world is ready for And the world will not be ready for it until the Ger man military autocracy is crushed to death, and a lasting peace can be made with a self-governed Ger man people. the AT THE LYRIC The Clemeneeau Case, is a story that is well known to everyone, and its adaption to the screen ha.s welcomed by the public, best treats of the this picture, on week. On Monday week we in been as one of the season. Theda Bara plays the leading role, and her admirers will welcome her back in Saturday of this and Tuesday of next again triangle have the eternal only a Pauline Frederick turi/.ation of great novel Those who have tively without possessed a new form, when appears in a pic- David Graham Phillips' "The Hungary Heart." read the story will not want to miss the picture, as it has a story with a punch. What "Life" says about Revelation Tiie play "Revelation" able in the fact is remark that it comes nearer to being a play performed consecu the usual exasperating "movie" tricks on the screen than anything shown for a long time. There is a miraculous appearing in episode—The Virgin a rose bush—where photographic trickery is used legiti- NAZIMOVA irfREVELATION" mately. Nazimova impersonates the story's heroine, and although her voice is not heard, she has never ap peared to greater artistic advantage. The character of the artist's gamine model, changed by a credible exper ience in religion to a woman of char acter, given full range of her versa tility and to her command of physical expression. It may not be possible to see "Revelation" now, but it is worth noting that there has been one "movie" which approached being a real drama. This wonderful picture will appear at the Lyric on Wednes day, Thursday and Friday of next week. We would advise everyone who is looking for the best in en tertainment to see it. AT THE ORPHEUM Alice Brady, whose earlier Select Pictures, "Her Silent Sacrifice," "Woman and Wife" and "The Knife" have won her such enthusiastic ap probation, will be seen here at the Orpheum theatre on Friday and Sat urday in her latest Select Star Series production, "At the Mercy of Men." In the role of Vera Souroff, Miss Brady portrays a luckless heroine who is wronged by one of three officers of the Imperial Guard in a Petrograd hotel. In the dark, she cannot iden tify the guilty man. Vera has an influential friend in the Countess Zaptine, who takes the girl's case to the attention of the Czar himself, and forthwith the offi cers are arrested. out the chief orders Count His'sister's scorn Ger have Ger The we stopped. been of the it. Vera cannot pick offender so the Czar Nicho, the eldest of the trio, to marry her in the Court chapel. leads Vera to re turn to the Souroff home, where her reappearance serves to aggravate her former fiance, Boris Litofsky, to wild revolutionary activity. He forms an "army of the people," headed by Vera's father, a retired Major, and marches on to the jail where the of ficers are incarcerated. How Vera attempts to rescue them and finally carries off Count Nicho in a wounded and unconscious con dition, how the test of fire awakens his love for her and brings his con fession that he is the man involved —all staged in these chaotic days in Petrograd with utmost fidelity to actual conditions, make a vehicle in which Miss Brady's dramatic gifts are given full expression and the re sulting photoplay thrills and grips the spectator. On Wednesday and Thursday of next week Wm. S. Hart will be seen in "The Hell Hound of Alaska." This is a thrilling tale of the early days in Alaska and is one of Hart's best efforts. Eyes Are Neglected. Carelessness in regard to the eyes has obviously been the cause of many woes. As soon ns we become alive to them we shall perceive the importance of systematically checking these evils and giving relief to a majority of peo ple from unnecessary suffering.—Ex- ITh Cv When In Medicine Lake, Montana Wall Street B*forethe fine of 1635 First Class LAKE HOTEL Now open under new management Dining Room in Connection European Plan Savings deposited with us are as safe as an investment in a United States government bond, while the earning power of your money placed in our vaults is greater than if in vested in government bonds. banK booK showing an ever in creasing savings account is one of the most valuable things you can possess. 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