|Cover of Fantasio, Paris, by Auguste Roubille, May 1, 1917|
|"You Never Miss the Water 'Till the Well Runs Dry" by Robt. Satterfield in Cleveland News, April, 1917|
North of the border in British-ruled Quebec, the cartoonist for the Montreal Daily Mail had some disappointing news for "the slacker who went to the U.S."
|"To-Day's Hero" by Lawrence (?) in Montreal Daily Mail, April 14, 1917|
President Wilson realized that in spite of the patriotic fervor immediately following the declaration of war, the all-volunteer U.S. military would be insufficient to make a substantial difference in any long-term fighting overseas. The answer, of course, was to institute mandatory selective conscription of male citizens, an idea not without its detractors.
|"Some of Those Opposed" by Nelson Harding in Brooklyn Eagle, April 27, 1917|
If not against involvement in European affairs generally, Clark was at least no fan of the British Empire, having argued forcefully in the House in favor of the U.S. annexing Canada.
|"Backing Up Uncle Sam" by Winsor McCay in New York American, May 1, 1917|
|"Universal Training for These" by John "Ding" Darling in New York Tribune, April, 1917|
|"The Kaiser's Prop" in L'Asino, Italy, April, 1917|
After all, there was a new Triple Entente in town.
|"Pals" by Sidney Greene in New York Evening Telegram, April 25, 1917|