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Thursday, August 23, 1917.
EQUAL FRANCHISE CLUB PRO GRAM, 1917-1918 The Club Motto: A very interesting program has been laid out and adopted by the Equal Franchise club of this city for the coming season which will open September -14. The ladies of the club will make their principal study this winter on election matters, fitting themselves to take the best advantage of their partial franchise granted by the last legislature. Following is the program as given out by the com mittee: "We shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts—for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own govern ment." Officers: President Mrs. Mcintosh, Vice President Mrs. Broderick, Sec tary Mrs. Burdick. Program Committee—Mrs. Denny, Mrs. Tatem, Miss Pence. September Fourteenth Birth Control Mrs. Irwin Legislation on Birth Control. Growth -of Movement. September Twenty-eight Electors Mrs. Timmerman October, Twelfth Ballot Box Day Mrs. Denny October Twenty-sixth City Government Miss Palmer November Ninth Miniature City Election.—Miss Pence November Twenty-third County Officers Mrs. Mcintosh December Fourteenth Miniature County Election..Mrs. Heath January Eleventh, 1918 State and United States Officers May Seventeenth Report of District Meeting. Rally. Each meeting shall begin and close with music. Business session at beginning of. program. All meetings will be held in the Li brary Auditorium, at 7:30 P. M. ATTENDS SISTERS WEDDING A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Olson of this city, on Wednesday morning, Aug. 8, when their daugh ter, Esther Margaret was united in marriage to Rev. Henry I\ Widen, ofj Midale, Sask., says the Kenmarc Journal. Miss Dora Jacobson was bridesmaid while the bride's brother, Herman I Olson of Williston, acted as best man. Ruth Olson and Evangeline Hjort. were flower girls. The rooms were decorated in pink I and white and one corner of the par lor was made into a bower of roses and foliage. Here, under a weddine bell, the groom with his best man, awaited his bride, who, to the sweet1 Last Friday evening the reception and farewell party for the members of Company E which was held at the local opera house was attended by several hundred people who had gathered to bid farewell to the boys who will soon leave for the front and are now Stationed at the armory at Williston expecting a call almost any day to get ready to ship to the train ing camps at Palo Alta. Captain Evans with about thirty of the sol diers accompanied by almost 100 people from Williston arrived in the evening in time to attend and take part in the program which had been prepared as part of the entertain ment. The numbers of the program were such as to inspire the patriot ism of every person present in the hall and while everyone was in high spirits all seemed to realize the ser iousness of the work which is ahead of the boys. After the program the hall was cleared of chairs and the dancing was started which was kept up until an early hour next morning. The dance floor was crowded to its capacity by the young folks from the city and neighboring towns and country. Practically all the soldiers anci young people from Williston stayed until the last dance. The lodge rooms adjoining the dance hall were thrown open for the public and people not caring for the dancs were entertained there by members rf the Red Cross society who furnish ed refreshments. The Watford Guide acknowledges a pleasant call from Commissioner SOCIETY Mrs. Tatem January Twenty-fifth Miniature General Election Mrs. Broderick February Eighth Justice and District Court Mrs. Burdick February Twenty-Second Washington Day ..Officers in charge March Eighth State Supreme Court....Mrs. Scholberg March Twenty-second United States Supreme Court Mrs. Kruckeberg April Fifth Juvenile Court Officer April Nineteenth Woman Suffrage Mrs. Perkins May Third Election of Officers. Round Table Mrs. Slater Company E. Boys Remembered In Their Home Towns 4* music of Mendelsshon's wedding march played by Miss Swenson, en tered the parlor with her attendants, leaning on the arm of her father, who gave her away. The Rev. Ole Larson of Fargo read the marriage service, the beautiful ring service being used. Miss Swenson sang softly "I Love You Truly" while congratulations were showered upon the happy couplel The bride was attired in a gown of white crepe de chine and chiffon trim med with pearls, a tulle veile with pearlbandeaii completed her costume. She carried roses. The bridesmaid wore cream colored crepe de chine and net, while the little flower girls looked sweet in white and gold. The groom wore a black Prince Albert. Following the ceremony a bonteous three course dinner was served, after which the couple left in the groom's car, amid a shower or rice and good wishes, for Canada, where they will spend their honeymoon visiting rela tives and friends, after which they will be at home in Madale where Rev. Widen is pastor of the Baptist They received a large number of nice presents. ENTERTAINE FOR SOLDIERS Ray Pioneer: Last Friday evening at 6:30 Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Gunder son entertained at a dinner party in honor of sonpe of the members of com pany E of Williston who had come to Ray for the farewell party held that evening. The dinner was serv ed in courses and was such as would gladden the hearts of any one. With the soldiers as the honored guests a number of friends in the city and from Williston were invited: Among those present were Captain and Mrs. H. R. Evans, Lieutenant and Mrs. Pers ley, Lieutenant Erickson, and Privates Christenson, Hogan, Sorenson and Peavy, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Overson, Misses Belle Leonhardy, Margaret O'Reilly, Allie Johnson, Alice Borden and Marion Brown. New Vaudeville At The Orpheum POPULAR PRICES AND SAME STANDARD AS SHOWN IN LARGER CITIES The Orpheum Theatre is to become the home of Hippodrome Vaudeville Road shows. This important an nouncement was made last night by Manager 'J. W. McGuiness who is to take over the management, after clos ing negotiations entered into some time ago, placing Minot on the list of important points stretching from Chicago to the Pacific and return playing Hippodrome Vaudeville Road shows. The circuit comprises twenty-five weeks and embraces some seventy five towns and cities, a list of which appears below. Hippodrome Vaude ville is owned "and controlled by the Ackerman-Harris interests of San Francisco. Eastern bookings for them are handled entirely by the Western Vaudeville managers' association of Chicago, an affiliation of the United Booking offices, of New York, the greatest Vaudeville booking concern in the world. Nothing but standard acts are booked. The Hippodrome season opens early in September. "I nsigning the contract for Hip podrome Vaudeville Road Shows," said Manager McGuiness today, "I can say with all positiveness that I Randolph .of Alexander Saturday. He says that the people of Alexander are much interested in the movement to supply Co. E boys with funds while abroad and that his city will do its share toward keeping the boys in pocket money. A dance will be given at. Mr. Randolph's barn on Friday evening, August 24, and Watford City folks will be given a chance to reciprocate the big attendance from Alexander at the mess dance given here. Arnegard Call: T. J. Randolp was in Arnegard last Saturday and while here stated that he is giving a big dance at his place south of Alexan der, on Friday evening, August 24. for the benefit of Co. E, 1st N. D., of Williston. Mr. Randolph would like to see as many as possible attend this dance as he guarantees a good time and the proceeds will be donated to the Co. E boys. Anyone who want® to help out in this good work but who does not have the time to attend the dance may purchase a ticket at the Call office. Alexander Chronicle: One of the biggest events of the season will be the Co. "E" Comfort Fund dance at T. J. Randolph & Son's new barn five miles southwest of Alexander, Friday evening, August 24th. It is hoped to raise a nice sum for the sol dier boys. Do your bit. In addition to doing a patriotic act every one who attends the dance will be sure to get his money's worth. Dance ticket, $1.00 -supper, 25 cents. have solved the problem whereby all lovers of good vaudeville in Willis ton will have an opportunity to enjoy the best there iB in the market, good, clean, high-class entertainment, at popular prices. Hippodrome Shows are put together by one of the larg est booning'offices in the world, and the cream of the entire vaudeville held is at their service. That is w^at has made Hippodrome Vaudeville a standard nothing but the best acts are used. Each road show will be re plete with plenty of bright comedy, high-class novelty acts, and the best there'is in every department and every bill w|)l appear in Minot just as it was put together and witnessed under the supervision of the W. V. M. A. experts. That is what has spelled success for Hippodrome vau deville." The following is a list of towns and cities on the Hippodrome circuit: California: San Francisco, Los An? geles, San Di^go, Redding, Chico, Sa cramento, Marysville, Stockton, San Jose, Santa Barbara Fresno, Bakers field, Valeo and Santa Rosa Oregon: Portland, Salem, Albany, Eugene, Pendleton, La Grande, Baker, Astoria. Washington: Seattle, Tacoma, Spok ane, North Yakima, Walla Walla, Ab erdeen. Montana: Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Miles City, Billings, Anacon da, Red Lodge, Deer Lodge, Lewis town, Harlowton, Manhattan, Fort Benton, Belt, Big Sandy, Havre, Chi nook, Malta, Glasgow, Hardin. Idaho: Lewiston "Wallace, Mullen, Burke, Kellogg, Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls. North Dakota: Willis ton, Minot, Devils Lake. Colorado: Denver, Grand Junction, Montrose, Leadville, Salida, Trinidad, Rock Ford Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Fort Col lins, Greeley, Sterling. Utah: Salt Lake City, Augden, Provo. Wyoming: Sheridan, Rocksprings, Laramie Chev enne. Nebraska: Morgan, Scott's Bluff, Alliance. ADVERTISED LETTERS Badcock^, Mr. and Mrs. A. D., care of Roy Badcock) Brardman, Corley Brekkee, M. N. Budon, W.-A. Clark, A. H. Clemais, Omer Clendenen, Jas. Gesler, Reroy Graser, Mrs. Gus Hae, Arthur (Dr. Windel) Harp, Mrs. N. E. Haskin, Mrs. Gene Ho genson, Miss Hanna Hoyer, Erick Hunxthal, F. K. Johnson, Mr. Al bert & Vera Johnson, Minnie Mar itoni, T. (formerly box 930) Moon ey, Miss Etta Nelson, Mr. Chris Nelson, Emeluis Norton, B. A. O'Brien, Pat Pfeffer, Mrs. Amelia (care of Pfeffer) Risch, Mrs. J. A. Ruple, Mark S., Mrs. May Orin, (3) Smith, Wm. Stranger, Chas. E. Summer, Mr. Lester (3) Tuman, Miss Nora The New Store Visser, Miss Nellie Wilson, Mr. Chas. Withee, Birtrand, B. WILLISTON GRAPHIC A •t: "LITTLE SISTER" The Easy Way To Fit the Girls Out for School We have just received one of the most ser viceable lines that we have yet been able to offer our customers—the Little Sister and Elsie Dinsmore dresses for the tots. This is the line that you -have been wanting be cause it solves your problems of the dresses for the children. Wfe have styles here that will please the most fastidious mothers and that will keep the children neat and tidy. Every dredfe is made with as much care-as high priced ready to wear garments and the various patterns shown indicate that great attention is being given to dresses for children in the fashion centers. Come in and get the style cards of the season's latest offerings in thi* line. You can seleet your dresses at home and' call for them by number—its a most convenient way for busy people to shop—and the children will have lots of fun with the cards when you have made your selection. 0*r childrens department is the most com plete in this section of the country and we are in a position to help you with every detail in fitting out the girl's for school. Capital and Surplus $70,000 M. E. Wilson, Pres. C. Wingate, Vice-Pres. B. J. Schoregge, Vice-Pres. 10 BiDions of Savings That is the amount on de posit in the savings banfts of the United States. This is the fund which shelters, clothes and feeds us, pays wages, builds cities, extends railroads, equips industries and maintains government., Ten billions is not all the country's capital but it is the capital from which drafts are made for new developments. Progress depends on the accumulation of money for investment The owner of a savings account Is a capitalist fin* Dollar Starts an Account! Williams County State Bank Resources over $1,000,000 A WINDOW FROM MICHIGAN AVENUE $ ym comes direct from Michigan Ave- mmmm. The late models of corsets are also arriving and if there is a spe cial style that you want we will be glad to let you know when it is here. O. J. Helland, Cashier V. M. Pike, Asst. Cash. C. G. Vikan, Asst. Cash. The elegant display of fall millinr ery in trimmed hats in our window nue. Its the same display that city stores are making and the hats that are shown are being worn by the best dressers in the city. .• The style'tendency this fall is to felt—military effects—and the felt velour that was popular for meir for several years is being utilized by the creators of women hea£ wealr. The colors are widely variant and you can wear any color that ^uits you best and still be in good style this season. We have a large stock of trimmed hats for early fall wear and invite you to call at your earliest conven ience before lines are broken. The suit shown in the illustration is one of the dainty Curings of the new season. We have received several dor.en numbers in exclusive suits and coat dresses that yea will want to see. They are classy in every detail. Paf Thro* I