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Thursday, August 23, 1917.
HOGAN'S CAFE Club Breakfast 25® Dinner W® Supper Me Miss Sterr of Mondak was shopping here the first of the week. Harold Harris of Plentywood was here Tuesday visiting friends. W. C. Messenger and wife of Ray were here the first of the week vis iting friends. Miss Dora Wilkinson of Plenty wood was here for a visit the latter part of last week. Special prices on all fruit jars and canning supplies this week at Roche Cash Grocery. 10. Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Hogg of Great Falls, Mont., were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Corbett this week. Mrs. C. Adams of Calgary, Can ada, left for her home Tuesday even ing after a month's visit here wtn her sister, Mrs. H. Kriesel. E. V. Rhodes and wife of this city were in Minot the latter part of last week visiting friends. Mr. Rhodes is the manager of the Gamble-Robinson Williston branch. Joseph Simonson of Watford City underwent an operatioh at the Wit tenberg hospital here last week. Mrs. Simonson accompanied her husband. He is now convalescing. Iver Eidsness, who has been mak ing his home in St. Paul recently, stopped over here Tuesday for a visit with his uncle E. .N. Eidsness and family. He was on his way west on a vacation trip. Word from E. W. Peterson who has been in a Fargo hospital for several weeks is that he is recovering nicely. He has been discharged from the hos pital but will take a week at the lakes at Detroit before returning to work. Capt. J. W. Jackson, quartermas ter department is here, on govern ment business. He is stationed at Fort Keogh and reports that the life there is pleasant and plenty of work to do. He has been detailed on horse buying. Miss Ellen Kloster of this city is visiting relatives in Montana. She went there a few days a go with Mrs. Ernest Hasselrud of Belmont, who has spent a month here this summer with her parents. A. N. Kloster and wife and her sister Mrs. Simon Westby. Wm. McChesney and family and Miss Rose Houghland of Williston were visiting in the city on Tuesday afternoon for a short time enroute to Bottineau, N. Dak., where they will spend some time visiting with Mrs. Husebye's parents and also camping at the lake.—Ray Pioneer. Leonard Thomas, Great Northern brakeman who headquarters in this city has received word from the Mi not examination board that he has been selected for military service and it is likely that he will go with the first quota unless some action is taken by district boards on railroad exemptions. Mrs. C. A. Fossum, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Stenehjem and Mrs. Milo Grover, autoed to Williston first named went to meet her husband last Tuesday afternoon, where the upon his return from St. Paul. Mrs. G. A. Stenehjem departed from Wil liston .for Glasow, Mont., where she will visit for a few days.—Arnegard Call. C. E. Danielson, formerly the well known traveler in this section of the state, has taken over the Lexington Hotel at Minot and after spending over $5,000 for improvements and al terations will open this hostelry un der the name of The Grand Hotel on Saturday September 1. The travel ing public will find The Grand a real "home on the road." M. E. Witter of Ray who had made application to enter the Reserve Offi cers Training Camp at Fort Snelling was- notified by the war department that his application was accepted and he will report at that place the lat ter part of August to go into train ing. This week he is at Williston drilling with the members of Co. E learning the first rudiments of army work. John Hinds, a member of Com pany E of the Williston National Guard, drove to this city last Tues day in company with his wife to spend a few days visiting at the home of his mother, Mrs. Mary Hinds, and his brother, B. J. Hinds, before leav ing the state for the training camp. His company expects to be called for active service any day, and will no doubt be sent to France this fall.— Bowbells Tribune. The corner stone of the new Hed derich building has been set and with the brick here for the walls it is ex pected that great headway will be made this week. Contractor Horton is having a little delay with the new Northern state bank building but ex pects to have that going up rapidly in a short time. LOCAL STORIES PERSONAL MENTION IND THINGS OF INTEREST TO WILLISTON Attorney J. J. Coyle of Minot was here on business this week. Misses Alice Johnson and Eva Crawford of Ray were here Tuesday .visiting friends. Special prices on all fruit jars and canning supplies this week at Roche Cash Grocery. 10. Mrs. Ed Seneschal left Tuesday evening for the coast where she ex pects to spend the winter. Miss Ruth Asbury who has been at Tioga for several weeks visiting at the H. G. Snell home has returned to Williston. Arthur O'dell and family went to Glasgow the first of the week to visit relatives. Mrs. .Cooney, Mrs. O'Dell's mother will return with them. Alida Jacobson underwent an oper ation last week for appendicitis. Ths operation was performed at the Wit tenberg Hospital and the patient is getting along nicely. The Elks lodge will have an inter esting session 'Saturday night when Representative Joe Lavallee will make a report on his trip to Grand Lodge as delegat^ from Williston. Mrs. Guy Baker and little daugh ter Oral of Virginia, Minn., left for Hope, N. D., this week where they will visit relatives before returning home. They have spent a month at the Scott home here. John Peyton, a young southside farmer, and Miss Sophia Harrington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Har rington, prominent residents of the same locality, were married at Wil liston last Thursday. Congratula tions.—Alexander Chronicle. Mrs. Herman Schafer and two chil dren were here the first of the week visiting Leonhardy's and other friends here. Mr. Schafer was formerly grocery manager at Bruegger's and has been making a big success of his new store which was recently open ed at Madoc, Mont. Charley Howatt, a prominent ranch er of Lower Timber Creek, sold his bunch of over 200 head of cattle, in cluding young stock, at the ranch last week to Luesson & Sampson of Valley City for something over $11, 000. The stock was shipped yester day from Alexander to Chicago. Frank Donahue returned this week from a visit east with relatives just in time to find that he is called in the hundred men who report this week for military service. He says the cities in the middle west are alive with patriotism and that he saw demonstration in the Twin Cities which was wonderful. Art O'Dell returned this week from Eastern markets where he has been selecting winter goods for O'Dell & Company. He reports the military feature strong in al styles and says that the late effects carry such a wid° variety that everyone can be suited. He has already received a shipment of the fall hats that are being shown in the cities and fall suits and coats are arriving. Victor Gilmer, brother of R. C. Gilmer of the Auto Mart is here this week from Winnipeg, Canada, for a visit. Altho he is making only short trip to the states his passports carry a biography and his picture and indicate that Canadian authorities are keeping strict tab on citizens who cross the boundaries. Mr. Gilmer is a department manager in one of the big mercantile houses in Winnipeg which does business all over the Dominion. Elmer Ryan has put his Ford car to good use says the Watford Guide. When not used for pleasure it can be found operating his cleaning plant in the rear of his taylor shop. The rear of the car was elevated to clear the ground, the tire removed and a belt made of ticking attached: a hole was cut in the garage to his cleaning shop Elmer says the cost of oper ating is too small to take int.- ac count. !t gives him time to give his entire attention to his shop work. While Odin Stenehjem was filline a gasoline engine at his residence last Monday evening, his young son, Vin cent, got hold of a bottle of gasoline and proceeded to drink it like water, says the Arnegard Call. By first aid methods and a record trip to Watford City in twelve minutes the young ster's life was saved. The physician attending the child, says that in few minutes more it would have been impossible to save the boy as he start ed turning black and rigor had set in. At this writing Vincent is as chipper as ever. The evangelistic party which is to conduct the Old fashioned Camp meeting campaign in Williston have arrived in the city and are bus'" making arrangements for the cam paign. The meetings will be held .in a big heavy gas lighted tabernacle seating nearly 1000 people. Manyou' of town people are making arranee ments to camp on the grounds and it is expected the workers will be greet ed by good congregations from th» very first. The campaign will open on Sunday evening at 8 o'clock sharp on the grounds near the Ex perimental Farm. WILLISTON GRAPHIC RED CROSS MASS MEETING TONIGHT Harry Curran Wilbur, Executive Sec., North Dakota Jurisdiction of the Red Cross, arrived in Williston this morning and will address the citizens on subjects pertaining to Red Cross work and duty at a mass meet ing at the Armory, this Thursday evening at 8 o'clock sharp. The meet ing is1open to all, is free, no solicit in for members the executive secre tary wants to meet with and speak to the citizens on important matters. Constitute yourself one of a general committee to get the people out to this meeting, it is important that everyone hear the messages the ex ecutive secretary brings from the Red Cross. Let every one show his loyalty to the Red Cross by attending this meet ing to-night. THOS. F. CRAVEN, Acting Chairman Local Red Cross. Miss Tirzah MacKenzie of Min neauwakon arrived in the city Sat urday and is the guest of Miss Jean Huntington. The War Department committee has increased the number of clerks and now have working for them Miss Robinson, Miss Marie Thoring of Elamo and Doc Innis. Mrs. A. J. Juul left Tuesday morn ing to visit her parents in the Eastern part of the state. Dr. Juul will join here in a few days and they will have a vacation trip to Eastern points. Clarence Nelson, an experienced auto salesman from Grand Forks has taken a position here with Monroe Bros. John Murdock of Bottineau who has been with the firm all sum mer has returned to Bottineau. E. E. Preble and daughter. Mrs. K. VonEda of Williston were visitors in Watford Saturday. Mr. Preble says that if this section of the west ever gets half a chance for a bumper crop it will make Wall Street look like a bum copper—or words to that effect. George Pavey, a Company E man rendered two selections at the Epis copal church Sunday morning and evening which were greatly appre ciated by the congregation. Mr. Pavey has a rich baritone voice and former ly was a soloist in Wells cathedral in England. Jos. Simonson, one of the prosper ous farmers of the Cherry country, was suddenly stricken with an at tack of appendicitis last week and was brought to Williston where an operation was performed by Doctor Johnson. Mr. Simonson is reported out of danger at this time. While dusting in" the Stenehjem Brothers store last Monday after noon, Viola Selleseth suffered a very painful accident when she struck a crochet hook with the ball of her thumb. The hook entered the hand at the point between the thumb ar 1 forefinger and necessitated the ser vices of a physician to extricate it. A number of fishing and pleasure parties from Tioga were here Satur day and Sunday at various places in this part of the state for a few days outing, some for the Little Muddy, north of Williston, others for the Missouri river south and still others for the Little Missouri country in McKenzie county. All reporting pleasant outings. Hedderich's store has a soldier stunt that is attracting attention. One show window is given over to a tobacco display and the whole works goes to Company E when the boys leave. The public is invited to add to the window and tobacco need not be purchased at the store to be put in the consignment. "Smokes" will be welcome on the field and this is a good way to help. The McKenzie' county agricultural fair will be held at Alexander Sep tember 13 and 14. The management will make every effort to make this the best fair ever. The premium list has already been prepared and shows a long list of liberal prizes for ex hibits. Thje management desires to secure a collection of produce rais ed in the county this year to exhibit out of the state and farmers are re quested to bring the best the farm has produced. C. Ellithorpe, juvenile commission er for this district, dropped into Van Hook this week and conducted an in vestigation into the conditions under which the Barnick children were liv ing. As a result, one of the children was placed under the care of the ju-, venile court and the other is to be returned by the mother. A certain young girl of the community was also placed under the microscopic lenses of juvenile law and will here after be under the guardianship of men appointed by the commissioner. Supt. L. A. White of the Williston schools arrived home yesterday from his summer work in Columbia Uni versity and at once began prepara tions for the opening of the term here the Tuesday after Labor Day. Mr. White asks that all Williston people who will have rooms for eith er teachers or pupils at once report to the office. There are many young people who will be enrolled here this year for school work who will be glad to have work to pay a portion of their expenses and Supt. White will be able to furnish good help to Williston peo pie who will report their needs to him. The Copyright 1)17 fcy Tht WootUm Tailor* The CALL IN SOMETIMES A square deal for every one. If the goods are not right let us know. If we please you tell others, If not, tell us, and we will see that you are pleased., The 0 Boston Store Announces An Advance Showing of Fall Coats and Suits in the Well Known Wooltex Line Striving always to keep ahead of the procession we have this season added to our coat and suit lines the Wooltex styles. With this addition to the lines we have handled we feel that we will be able to offer the ladies of Williston and territory everything they can wish for in ready to wear. The Wooltex line is built and sold on the principle of satisfaction for every customer. The styles are al ways ahead—many of them exclusive with the H. Black Company and the quality of cloths in Wooltex gar ments is a feature that is known from coats to coast. We have already received many of the new fall styles in this line. We are showing this week an array of coats that we are proud of. Coats for motoring, sailing, seashore, vacation and outing wear. Right in step with the fashion tendencies of the fall and winter season. In charming weaves of Duffield, Shetland Check and Worsted Coatings—the newest cloths. Boston Store PERSONAL SHOPPING Personal shopping has advantages over ordering from home. Some think only of the trouble, but they have a change of mind af ter they try personal shopping on account of the savings. It's en joyable, brightens up the week like those big red apples brighten up the side board—gives the table a touch which the home shopper misses. SPECIAL PRICES FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th 9 lbs Granulated Sugar for $1.00 9 lbs. Whole Rice for.. 5 Bars Electric Soap for Jl vi Peoples Phone 118 'Where Producers and Consumers Meet" 1.00 SPECIAL PRICE ON ALL FRUIT ON HAND' SATURDAY EVENING FROM SIX TO NINE O'CLOCK P. .25 Pigi Piw Ctpvritkt Hit t* T%» Wovltn Tmilan Dudlay, M. KEEP GOODS FRESH Are you buying your gro ceries where goods are sold so rapidly that they are not apt to get old and where prices are practically al ways lowest? This is the store.. West Broadway