Newspaper Page Text
"j-." ^f's&, j.r-''.r^'. i. .f
1 OFFICIAL CRT PAPBB "VOLUME XLIII. CHAS. EDGAR LETTEER jCbas. Letteer died at the hoiue of bis brother in Wahpeton last Satur day. He had been an influenza vic tim, which later developed into tu berculosis. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Stillwell at the Congregational church Monday afternoon. The burial was in Fairview Cemetery. Rev. Maunder of the M. E. church read the ritual and worded a prayer before the body was laid in it's final resting place. Chas. Letteer was born in Wiscon sin about thirty-four years ago and came with his parents to Dakota when he was about seven years of age. They located near Fairmount. where they resided until about 12 years ago when they moved to Aber crombie Township, near Wood Hill, where they lived until coming to this city three years ago. Deceased in survived by his mother three brothers and three sisters. The Yeoman bodge had charge o! the funeral arrangement.- and mom bens of that society acted as pall bearers. THE W03I.WS LITERACY CI.l'H The Woman's Literary Club met last Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. T. Barber. As a result of their de liberations:— The Woman's Literary* .The Fort nightly dob and the Young Ladies' Auxiliary will g"ive a food conserva tion program at the 'City'HaH. Friday evening. December l.ntli." The pro gram will have special' music num bers and a lecture by Miss Fulton. Every woman's organization in flit city will name delegates to attend this -meeting. The literary program for the after noon was as. follows:— A Paper, on Linens, by Mrs. Devine. .A Reading about Camp Kearney, by Mrs. Leacli. When the Boys Come Home, by Mrs. Murray. A special number was a Piano Duet by Misses Rurnsou and Martin. Pur in the social hour dainty re freshments were served by the hostess PARDONED BY THE PRESIDENT William Kittel, former bank cashier at Caisselton, North Dakota, convicted of violating the Federal Banking Act. and sentenced to a term at Leaven worth, has been pardoned by Presi dent Wilson. R. C. Kittel, an older brother and President of the same bank, is also .serving a term at Leav enworth. The shortage in the Casselton bank was over $200,000.00 and was caused largely by large and unprovable real estate deals made by the Presi dent.. William Kittel did not personally profit' any in the unlawful transac tions of the bank, but as cashier lit was held criminally liable for those actions. PULSONE«S ESCAPE WARDEN RESIGNS Last week witnessed the escape of three prisoners from the State Peni tentiary. Thev1 were all three long term prisoners, one of .them being a life prisoner. Two made their get away last Thursday and tho third one on Saturday. Ther were rewards offered by the Gavernor and the act ing Warden. Latest reports say that two of them have be.»n caught and the officials think that they are on track of the other one. At twelve o'clock Saturday night Warden Frank Taloott. tendered his resignation to the Governor. The re signation was. accepted and the assist ant warden placed in charge. CHRISTMAS PARCELS I5Y MAIL The attention ,of the public is here by called to the .ruling of the PnsF Of 'tice Department in relation to the mailing of Christmas parcels, in or der., that the same reach their destina tion in the shortest possible time. "Wrap parcels securely, address them plainly,, place return address on parcel, have parcel weighed at the postoffice and affix sufficient postage, arid mail early." Parcels ,.,.r- i^"V -may POST OFFICE NOTICE The Public will take notice that which they represented. 1 be en dorsed, "Not to be Opened TTntil Christmas." C. D. Rittenhouse, P. H. 011 Christmas Day the Post Office will be opea for general delivery from 9:00 A. M. to 10:00 o'clock A. M. This also applies to all future holidays. C. D. RITTENHOUSE, P. M. 4S$ v.m V»7yfi "rSr. WZt?. E IT 11 fmmmm mmmw/u TWmfm m- *i vv i'lSRHS PRESIDENT ASIiS BIG RESPONSE. TO RED CROSS CALL I and good will. They made it clear liiat our people were of tlieir own free choice united with their govern 1 meat in the determination not only to wage war with tlie instruments oi .destruction, but also by every means in their power to repay the ravages of the invader and sustain and renew the spirit-of the army and of»the home 1 In view of the fact that Wahpeton it means further sacrifice. Wo ran? will have a Red Cross drive next week prove conclusively to an attentive we quote from the President's mes 'world .that America is permanent! sage in regard to the need of the con- aroused to tho nei!ds of tho new er, tinuance of this good work. our old indifference gone forever. "To the American People.- 1'1 TCRE .NEEDS DEPENDENT "One year ago 22,000,000 Americans,! "The exact nature of the future sei by enrolling as members of the Red vice of the Red Cross will depend upo: Cross at Christmas time, sent to the the program of the associated go vera :.men who are lighting our battles over" ments, bin there is immediate seas, a stimulating message of cheer today fur every heartening word 1 for every helpful service. We nr. not forget that our soldiers and sailers are still under orders and avc duties to perforin of the higl. coni'«(it!cr.ce, and that the lied Cr .• MORALE IS RECALLED I -'The friends of the American Red Cross, in Italy., Belgium and France liave told, and will tell again, tho story of how the Red Cross workers restored morale in the hospitals, in I the camps, and at the cantonments, and we ought to be very proud that we have been permitted to be of ser vice to those whose sufferings and •whose glory are the heritage of hu manity. "Now, by God's grace, the Red Cross Christmas message of 1918 is to me®n 1 Christmas membership means a gi a' deal to them. The people of tho r-] dened land's, noreover. return heme today where there are 110 hc'-: must have the assurance that !h hearts of "'r people are with them fc the nark and doubtful .days 'ah'-vl Let us. so far as we can. help t.':- :. back to .faith -in mercy and in futur happiness. '•As president of the Red ~'ross, con scious in this hour of the value 01 such a message from the Americar people. I should be glad if every American would join the Red CroE.i for 1919 and thus send forth to the whole human family the Christmas greeting for which it wants and for W WAHPETON, RICHLAND COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1918. xit* t't 0 .« joiiiel SSESS nil il stands in greatest need. be a message of peace as well as aj OODROW WILSON." be\js rathfir than renewals, jmeesageof good will. But peace doe8 Mrs. W. S.Lauder is chairman of! OF RECEIPTS ^no* :v: r.'G&r When you have, that button pinned on your, coat, you can look the whoie world in the face —-and feel proud. It means you have answer "present" to the Red CrOss Christmas Rc.i Caii for 1919. It mQans that you have placed your personal stamp of approval on the work of the Greatest Motheir in the World and that her, the moral support of Red Cross work must and famine afflict the world, the need for the Red Cross will exist. America has never failed in doing its full duty,—that duty now you have given your membership. go on! under arms across war, pestilence is ship in the Red Cross. sur JWfl the Red Cross your window ""tillyOUn&BdIS dh&dttcMdddolldT universal member t.niptiiig to complete the work.in two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, Do ivniber 17th ami 18th, if possible. Be r•••.idy to respond to the demand and ake the work for the ladies as pleas" -at and i'-s easy as possible. There a fricniiiy rivalry between the dif rent committees in securing mem it rs. should be a matter of per onal priile with each of us to enroll •ar name in this worthy cause. HANDLIX(i NEXI'IIJED IKHi5EIt- S.'iSPKt .. !iips If in canvassing: for renewals the p.nsnber raise: tire n.itnt. that i:r she' is airt.ady a memtcr. that. or i».r membership dors not ex until sonic tim0 in VjY.k it should [-N-pbinvd that a 1MI) CROSS ,(:r:r?l?-T:.rAS ROLL C.\l.!. mentber really beco:nes a member for the cn tir-.j yc.ii*. Such memhers should he asked courteously to waive the unex pired portion of their member..hip: or r..r -:d to 'take out new ine'!il#rrilnp for so-me other member of the family. !f the inembVr does not d'',siro to take the ROLL CALL membership for the calendar year of 1919 on UiiK" basis the •matter. of renewal should be pressed. In case a Chapter has conducted an intensive metnher.ship campaign, later tiian April 1, 1918, the intensive plans for solicitation outlined for the RED CROSS CHRISTMAS ROLL CALL Wjn that we can fold our hands, the drive, and the committee are at-1 To enroll members without giving be directed to securing new mem. Ctmes Wear your button Will you be wear ing your member ship button when the boys comc borne Join receipts will be one of the aims of tlie USD CllOBS CHRISTMAS ROLL CALL, liuttons, Service Flags and Christmas Seals replace receipts. It is hoped that 110 Mrs. receipts will be given' COMMITTEES ThL. different committees follows:- DAKOTA AVENUK:— Mrs. A. E. McMichael Mrs. Dr. Jacobs Mrs. Dr. Plistcr Mrs. R. C. McClintock in order to avoid confusion in re porting final resultx, only member-i ^OOT S ADDITION 1st to ,'!rd St.: acccpt-id after September 1. 1918 will bfc umsidorcd as IfllO'Member and counted as part of the Chap* icr'« RED CROSS CHRISTMAS ROLL t.'Ai/L LNJ'tOLLMKNT. II. Mrs. John Ness :Mr. W. Green "th STREET NORTH: Mrs. D. Oslund Jirs. If. Lundcjuist 6tJi STREET NORTH:— rdiss Jurgens ^Iiss Searing 7th STREET NORTH:— ^Irs. C. J. Wiig Mrs. j. 13. are as 1 Mrs: G. A. R. Nickel Mrs. Rose Ilartwell ROOT'S ADDITION—3rd St. & West: M. Christensen Mrs. Tiieo. Ceister 1st and 2nd STREET NORTH: Mrs. Sclien.'icho.or JJiss Traiupush -nlSTREET NORTH:— Mrs. O. M. Olson 1 Mrs. Louis Jargons •jth STREET NORTH:— Yates ot-^sTREET NORTH: Mrs. C. E. Lounshury Mrs. D. R. Jones 9th STREET NORTH:— Mrs. E. P. Cox •Mrs. J. McCoy INDIAN SCHOOL:— Miss Rozella Dietz .C_.viU^'-Jv^'j.::• iiV.- ,• OFFICIAL CITY PAPSB NUMBER 32 SAW THANKS .NEWSPAPERS The Navy wishes to extend to you its sincere thanks for the patriotic and consistent support you have given "The Nation's First Line of Defense" in its time of need. Because of the whole-hearted response by the news papers of the,Northwest to the Navy's call lor aid -in getting men for tin. Heel, Minnesota and North Dakota have won tlie proud distinction of first ranks 111 Navy recruiting. Thou sands of men have been enlisted in tl Naval Service from Minnesota .ami North Dakota and it was only throu.", 1 the invaluable, assistance.oE the news papers that their euli-simeut w. made possibly. The Navy Department, throt: Lieutenant George A. Treadweil, cmiting Oiheer for Minnesota a.ia North Dakota, con'.inues its a:v?e.'.l for nu'u 10 man the licet.. Thousa of our boys who eiillsl/jd for tho d.i atiou of tho wr:* will soon bo rai tcred ut of iiio service and new lr.-. arc meiu.I to take their piac-M. The Navy offers a good clean nay aa.l promotion to ambition. 4 ytiui:'^ 'nion between' the age. of IS and 35. The' Navy Mobi .kmUoa Station :i 4CS Second Ave Stmiit 1 •-verts to i' fornier si .it as. thiit ut a reeraitiv station Sad men may now bo enlirl* in the Navy withoi.r t'liniur v.ieai l'roih. their.. loi'al itra.t !.curds, i'.ie" desirini? to ,.ulisi. r.aiy apply to rji-• Nfavy Ueuruitlug Stations -Mi Secur Avear." South, IMiiiiicapdiis. All oor r«spondencs relative to enlistment in the Navnl iserviee wiil be answore 1 promptly at Ihis ation. E O A laeui. (.TGI rSM.U.l''. Uocruitin:'. Oslieor. 0. 1:. S. INSTALLATION Last Tuesday nisht was Insinuation Night for the Kustem Star Lodge. Ihere was a larse attendance present. .Mrs. iVleeper was the installinp officer. The oilicers lustalloil for tho com jug year were: Worthy Patron -C. J:- Kachelhoffer Worthy Matron— Mrs. Kachelhoffer Conductor—Mrs. Fe0 Ai-s't Conductor—Mrs. Hull Secretary—Mrs. Johnson Treasurer—Miss Walton Refreshments were served an.I a plcasaut social hour was enjoyed he fore separating for home. AITOMOIiin: COLLISION' Oil Monday afternoon a new BuicU and a Ford collided on Dakota Ave. near Second Street. There was a lit tie snow on the payment and tho cars reached the corner about the same time, skidded and collided. As usual it was not the Ford that was most badly damaged, althomdi one fender was badly jammed. The I3uick was a big seven passenger and one side oi it was all stoved in. METHODIST Ul-KCll Mornim Service at 10:•'!() a. m. Suii'lay School at 12 Epworth League at 6:30 p. in. Evening Servieo at 7:?.0 p. in. /LET.oi'R ciiurcH live churcli—activity, proaressive ne.ss, growth. 'Warm clnu'ch--syiiHi,il,hy. cordial ity, friendliness. A hopeful church- opiiniiMii, confi dence, courage. A serving churcdi doing for others at homo and al n-.-.d. A spiritual church- with the spirit of Girl* Strangers ari.' :»h urdiuliy in vited to worship with us. if. L. MAi.'NLER, l'astor. TillNFT/ ItT 1'he i'o in the a! Holy a. m. Eveni.r: p. m. S'llll] :cc v. ill bo he! I on next: in aid at 10 •r a- at 4 •M'hcol at 11 a. m. ^Nu-n-e: I vonil draw tho atten tion of the i-h:n-'h members, anil gen eral public, to the ch.in^o in time of hoidin'.r evening sr.-r-,n e. Tho time for that service will be -i: "0 in the af ternoon unlil further notice. W. M. WALTON, Rector. TAX SALE The tax sale passed on schedule time lafct Tuesday morning. While there was considerable property ad vertised for sale, most of tho taxes were paid, leaving little to be sold. There were plenty of bidders but little competion in bidding. -3 ^A. v1 i** II I a- I 4| I ^1 il Al •Il i.y .£•!