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Henry Anderson has bee a very suc
cessful this spring copote hunting.
Mrs. R. Blankenship was taken
juite sick last Sunday and is no bet
ter, at this writing.
J. L. Smith has been very sick for
'ihe past two weeks and was no bet-
ter the l«st time we heard from him
which as last Sunday. We hope he
:-is better by this time.
Albert Blankenship of Hinsdale,
Montana who was here for a week
visiting his parents left last. Sunday
afternoon to return to his i'arm near
Hinsdale. He has taken thiee horses
•and a buggy back with hi
John Wagenman is plowing on the
Little Hanna is still on the sick list
but is improving.
Mr. Wagenman went to Ray Sun
day to hold services.
Short and Brown are plowing on
'Ben Kruckenburg's farm.
Miss Mayme Sutton is visiting at
the Frank Frederick home.
The Larkin Club will meet with
Mrs. Dora Hollar Thursday.
Monday we had a heavy rain all
•day which pleased the farmers very
Mr. Simmons and wife of Williston,
moved onto a claim in Pherrin this
Barney Larson and his best girl
-were out driving Sunday, and visiting
near Stony Creek.
Farmers in Pherrin are getting
along very nicely with their farm
work this spring.
A roan pinto mare came to the Ray
Brown Farm not long ago, and is
grazing with his horses.
Mr. Frank Conrad is on the sick
list. Mr. Parkhurst is helping with
the farm work since his school closed.
Larkin Hart has been on the sick
list lately with stomach trouble, he
was consulting Dochterman & Mac
Manus in Williston, Sunday.
The Gromatka Grove will be a fine
placa for "the get-to-gethcr" picnic.
Pherrin will be there with a basket of
We know why our editcr has not
named the day for our picnic, he was
waiting for his wedding day to be
named, and now that all important
day of days was named, and she ar
rived, our editor is very happy, and
lias no fear but what his lunch-basket,
will be filled—as no other cook could
do. We extend congratulations for
future health, wealth and happiness
of the happy young couple. (Yes it's
so. Thanks on behalf of "us"—Ed.)
Florence Christenson is much im
proved at this writing.
Edna Christenson has been in Wil
Biston Friday of last-week.
Clifford Head purchased a fine load
ol seed oats of R. C. Snook.
Mr. Max Binkoski went to town Sat
urday with Johnny McGralb.
Miss Lillian Christenson is at pres
ent staying with Mrs. Joe Funike.
Rainy" weather prevails here for
which the. farmers are all thankful.
Sylvester Rizer had occasion to call
at R. C. Snook's Saturday morning
In Rural Williams County
drive through which will take about
•even days as the distant is about
Rev. Shaw preached a very instruc
tive sermon at the school house last
Sunday. The Rev. was accompanied
out from Williston by Mr. Sweedlund,
"The people of this neighborhood are
•very thankful to those people in the
who have been so kind in the
past and any that may hereafter
bring Rev Shaw out in their autos to
preach for them.
Mrs. Ella Morris Snow, Elementary
Superintendent for the state Sunday
School Association will give a lecture
the Missouri Ridge school house
two weeks from last Sunday which
•will be June 1st. Everybody that can
possib'y do so' come and hear her as
doubt all who hear her will be well
repaid for their trouble. Admission
free, and the lecture will commence
at three o'clock sharp.
About the biggest farming stunt we
liave ever seen or heard of was pull
ed at E. A. Hows last Saturday when
a bunch of his neighbors gathered at
Ins farm with 7 horses and a full
equipment of farm machinery and pro
ceeded to put in his crop for him of
about 40 acres. The outfit consisted
of twelve plows, one gang plow three
drag harrows and four seeders. The
total value of all equipment in the
field was fully $13,000. Not with
standing the majority rather late get
ing there in the afternoon as some
of them had to come eight miles, the
work was completed in plenty of time
for all to return home before dark.
Those who were there were as fol
lows C. A. and R. T. Wicks, Grant
Hutledge, Henry J. Poe, John Lund
holm, Bryant C. Keihle, S. M. Clark,
Virgil, Bart and Christian Blanken
.ship, Clarence Holland, J. W. Janes,
A. C. Wagenman, E. E. Cripe, G. 1.
Inobersteg. Carl and Chester Ash will
and also Ashwill Brothers hired man
34r. Porter. Ashwill brothers had
-three tsams there consisting of thir
teen .head of horses. Mr. and
"Mrs. How gave us an excel
lent dinner and supper and felt
very thtyikful to his neighbors for
their kind remembrance of him in
.time of need. As no doubt all of the
^readers remember the account in the
•correspondence some four or five
weeks ago about Mr. How falling off
of a wagon and getting hurt. He is
a little better now but not able to do
any kind of work more than the
Mr. Max Binkoski was Sunday af-
ternoon caller at the Peter Christen
Johnny Gregorson and the O'Neil
boys visited with Harry Christenson
Guy Shanks who was seriously ill
with typhoid fever is reported to be
getting along nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Christenson
attended the Christening of Ed Ches
tleson's baby boy Sunday.
The Sand Creek school closed Fri
day afternoon May 16th after a most
successful nine months term.
Nina Rensberger who has been quite
ill for the pasfc week with measles is
reported to Be some better at this
Ye scribes are also in favor of the
correspondents picnic being held in
Gromatka's Grove, and the sooner the
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Snook attended
devine services at the Brethern church
Sunday morning and heard Reverend
Eby of Washington deliver a fine ser
A tine rain.
Norwegian ladies held their aid at
Paulmer Auseth's Sunday.
Charles Moliberg was our Sunday
visitor at T. W. Jellevand's.
T. W. Jellivens little boy is recov
ering from the measles nicely.
Arnold Carlsen is home from school
where he has been taking a banking
Mrs. Erickson has gone east to be
doctored. We hope for her speedy re
There was no Sunday school at the
Jellisen church Sunday on account of
Mrs. Andy Cooper was taken to
Williston. She is in the hospital with
a bad case of kidney trouble.
Clark Ehr, John Heller and Andy
Coper were out wolf hunting Sunday.
Came back and said they just seen a
coyote. Ha Ha.
Hurfbard Sheppard was in the
neighborhood showing his. breed horse
which he purchased from W. W. Wilde
a short time ago.
A nice rain fell in this valley Fri
day doing much good.
Ole Thorson and Mr. Mendenhall
were calling on friends in this valley
J. H. McKay transacted business in
Williston a couple of days last week.
While there he purchased a large bill
of goods for his store from the Wil
liston Grocery Company.
Christian Larson, who lives six
miles north of here, lost his barn by
fire. The cause of the fire is un
known. There was 150 bushels of
wheat and 75 bushels of oats in the
J. H. McKay was quite badly hurt
some days ago. While trying to drive
some hogs into -a pen he slipped and
fell, bursting a small blood vessel in
his leg, which has caused him a great
deal of trouble.
(Too late for last week.)
Lately several .have been looking
for stray horses and colts. The pas
ture field is so large that it is rather
difficult to find them.
We had a fine rain Sunday, May 11.
The first that has happened our way.
Sorry to say we had to shut our door
against so welcome a guest. It want-
Down to plain
Under the paint in the buggy
you will find a class and charac
ter of material that can be de
pended upon for service and sat
WE have the buggy here in
stock and we want to show you.
We want you to see it because
we know full well this buggy will
sell itself-it has MERIT-—good
looks—-good proportions—and is
built in a way that guarantees
long life and service.
Come in and look at it. You
won't have to buy unless you are
convinced but the buggy we
know will itself do the talking
ed to rush in too fast for our conven
ience, but we were thankful to have
Mother's Day was observed at
Spring Coulee Sunday, May 11th.
Many recitations were given. One of
these was an appeal to Mothers and
Fathers—how they were to bring up
their boys and girls to climb the lad
der of fame, or descend the one to
shame. Those absent missed an inter
esting program. The children did well,
as did the
The recent rains will make the
crops boom for a while.
Miss Clara Huseby was out from
Williston for a few days visit.
Mr. Frank Conrad was sick last
week but is better at present.
The East Fork Ball team will play
with Marmon next Sunday at Mar
Everybodys doing it. Doing what?
Going to Pioneer Hall Saturday night
May 24 to the big dance.
We missed the mail carrier last
week and the Pioneer Hall news did
not reach the Graphic in time.
ROUND PRAIRIE Carl Haakenson was taken to the
fine rain. How the farmers doctor last Monday with a bad knee.
We did not learn the exact trouble
The Spring Brook ball team did not
arrive to play ball with East Fork
Sunday so they picked up a scrub
team to play them. The score stood
about 5 to 20 in favor of East Fork,
when the official score keeper got the
writers cramps and lost count.
HOOSIER STREET ITEMS
Charles Potter was in Et»ping Sat
Stanley Willard was in Williston
Jacob Sutton was seen on our
Jack Kinnomon was on the roundup
Jess Pepple and family were callers
a few days last week.
Robert Bigham is going to put up
a new wind mill on his farm.
Robert Bigham and family called
on A. C. Long and family Sunday.
J. E. Long and family called on
Charles Kinney and family Sunday.
Dick Gebert had a bad runaway
Tuesday morning but nobody was
There was a fine rain fell in these
parts Monday and it is very much
We had a bad wind storm Thursday
and blowed down a lot of the Truax
Ben Martin is the proud owner of
The Valley enjoyed a fine shower
L. A. Lutz called on Earl Thornton
Mrs. Maud Simmons called on Mrs.
Thornton last Friday.
Geo. Simmons is putting in his
wheat with his gasoline engine.
Miss Margaret Mitchell called on
Miss Oneita Thornton last Saturday.
Mr. L. A. Lutz, after a pleasant
visit with his sons Willie and Chesley
in Montana, has returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thornton of
Williston Came out last Friday morn*
ing to visit home folks, re burning on
Mrs. R. W. Clair of Williston vis
ited home folks last week, nursing
her brother Earl Thornton while he
battled with the measles. She return
ed home Thursday.
persons. We should
have a father's day also.
W. H. Landes visited at A. C. Mil
lers last Sunday.
W. E. Landes is breaking for Mrs.
J. Huseby this week.
Sunday school started Sunday with
a fair attendance.
0. A. Hamilton is breaking for
Frank Honek with his engine.
The Twp, Board will meet at O. C.
Ekeberg's May 21st, at 2 P. M.
There will be services in-the school
house Sunday, May 24 at 8 P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hamilton visited
at Van Deberg's and Sherland's Sun
We all appreciate the fine.rain we
had Monday and good pro.ipects for
Messrs Cook and Landes are do
ing some breaking on Mrs. Sherland's
Misses Callie and Bonnie 11
and Mrs. Eckeberg were Williston vis
itors !ast Wednesday.
Mrs. R. A. Rieder and Julia Honek
were in the city Saturday. Miss
Honek remained in Williston where
she has a position at the city hos
(Too late for last week)
Din't forget the next Hall dance, to
be given Saturday, May 24th.
A good crowd was out to see the
ball game Sunday, May 11, between
East Fork and Marmon..
The Undeafeated Marmons came
From the Northern plain,
To play with us a game of ball,
Between the showers of rain.
And when the scores were counted,
And the game had all been seen,
East Fork had Twenty-seven
And Marmon had sixteen.
There will be another game at the
Hall Sunday the 18th, between East
Fork and Spring Brook.
Mr. Haakenson and family, John
F. Cook and family, E. C. Landes and
family, took supper at Mrs, John
Husebys Sunday, May 11.
The bridge crew have finished the
two bridges at Cow Creek and the
Muddy and have moved to Marmon
to put in abridge there.
Test the "want ad way of keeping
that furnished room always rented.
THlS ONE—and Thirty Other Different Styles to Select From
The John Boe Machinery Company
Williston, N. D.
Some are plowing for oats yet.
The nice rain Monday was wel
comed by all.
Mrs. E. J. Keltner returned from
Wisconsin last week.
Mrs. E. J. Garn returned from her
claim at Nesson valley.
Mrs. Courtney was a visitor at Ora
Myers Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Keltner and Goldie,
Mr. Eby, were diners at Ora Myers
There was a nice crowd at the
chfirch Sunday night. Come again,
you are welcome.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kratzer, Mr. Al
bert Zimmerman, ~were diners at Ben
Mr. Ben Kauffman had two horses
at his sisters place and broke them,
one was a kicker and one was a balker.
Prof. Ben Kauffman was a caller
at J. H. Rhodes Tuesday to get a colt
to break. Good luck to you Ben
Miss Zehelda Terpeming is visiting
Mrs. Harry Brokaw.
Miss Gladys Frederick is at home
and has been very sick with mumps.
Mr. Lyman Brokaw attended ser
vices in Williston Sunday evening.
Mr. Ben Shartle called on Mr. and
Mrs. S. H. Trumbo Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Hagen have moved out
from Williston onto their claim for
Mr. and Mrs. Rube Young and
daughter Violet, took dinner with Mr
and Mrs. S. H. Trumbo Sunday.
Mrs. Floyd Trumbo and daughter
Janette spent Sunday afternoon with
Mrs. Henry Johnson at Spring Brook.
Miss Mildred Trumbo closed a' suc
cessful term of school and is spend
ing her vacation at the home of her
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Trumbo and Mr.
and Mrs. Mike Semlar spent Sunday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
10c OPENING OF THE
A Theatre for the people, where high class Motion
Pictures will be shown. Here you will get your money's
worth. Don't fail to be there the opening night,
Friday, May 23
A Carnation Given to Every Lady
MATINEE EVERY SATURDAY AT THREE O'CLOCK
Thursday, May 22,1918.
Scott'* Emulsion wkich
Is Mtinni-fBittar, hk utm'i
grmatMt •erve-kdMer, witkeat
8cott & Bownc, Bloom field, N. J. IMS
List of letters advertised at the Wil
liston postoffice for the week ending
May 17th, 1913:
Aldrich, W. D. Anderson, Millard
Anderson, Swen August Brown, M.
G. Mrs. Bilyea, G. Wilber Buoye,
John Berkelo, Jennie Carson, A. R.
Connars, Joe Dalton, Jack D. Dono
hue, Mable O. (package) Fountain,
A. J. Gettis, Wm. Hunkins, H. K.
Harris, Maude Hogenson, Anna, (4
letters) Hogenson, L. L. Hyggert,
Aurthur Hatler, F. O. Huseby,
Grace Jennuine, Henry Kampested,
Gullick Karris, James Lewis, Am
brose Moser, Joe (3 letters) Myren,
Elsie McMurety, J. Mrs. Meifort,
Gus Oberg, O. E. Oliver, Henry
Parmer, W. E. Smith, W. F. Seltzer,
J. L. Ward, B. Williamson, W. L.
Whittacker, Richard Wichwire, Jess
Walker, A. E.
TIOGA STATE BANK
Work has been started on the new
building to be occupied by the Tioga
State Bank, at Tioga. The building
will be constructed of brick, and will
be ready for occupancy September 1,
1913. The new building will be used
exclusively for. the bank.
One six room house for rent light
and water installed. One five room
house for rent light and water in
stalled. E. R. Brownson, Suits 3 A
4, Graphic Block, Phone 17.
/c snob 90 JB»d nsD •sidfismi
When You Boy from Us
WHEN YOU BUY FROM US, we
put the proposition right up to you, man
to man. We show you just what you get
for your money, and we are able to give
you more than you can get from any
in our buying, we save more than 10
per cent on our purchase, and we give
you the benefit of this in the price you
pay. It costs you nothing to investigate,
and it offers you the big advantage that
you see just how much your money will
buy—places you in positson to make a
good, honest comparison—so you can
judge for yourself the value you are get
put it up to you plainly, frankly
and honestly, because it's your future
business that we want—your good will
and your friendship, and we know the
only way to earn your good will is by giv
ing you more money in actual VALUE
than you can get from any other source.