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Thursday, September 20, 1917.
EASTERN STAR SOCIETY Last Thursday the Eastern Star met in the Odd Fellows Hall, and the next meeting will be September 27th. DINNER-GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. E. Lyons of Indiana, who are visiting their son Byron Lyons of this place, were the dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Overson Tues day. BRIDGE CLUB Mrs. E. R. Brownson entertained the Bridge Club last Wednesday af ternoon. Guests played at two tables, and light refreshments were served, following the game. MRS. E.~WTBLA1SDELL ENTERTAINS Mrs. E. W* Blaisdell 'entertained twelve ladies at her home Monday afternoon. The afternoon was spent in knitting and social conservation, and a delightful lunch was served. —x—x— MRS. SCHOLBERG ENTERTAINS Dr. and Mrs. Scholberg entertained at dinner Sunday fo rthe Doctor's neice, Miss Scholberg of Trenton. The guests included Miss Kittlesby, Miss Nelson, Miss Mahon, and Miss Fowler. LEAGUE"SUPPER Mrs. J. W. Disney gave a delight ful chicken dinner Friday evening to the members of the Methodist League and covers were laid for eight. The evening's programme included music •and an enjoyable time was reported. MRS. HOFFMAN RETURNS Mrs. Ed Hoffman returned Thurs day evening from Springfield, 111., where she has spent several weeks visiting. She was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Hazlett, as far as Minot, where she will* spend a few days, coming to Williston later. BELLS ENTERTAIN Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bell, who have been motoring in Montana, and to points in Canada, returned Friday, and Wednesday following gave a card party to several of the militia boys and their ladies at their home. Music was also on the programme and a de licious supper served at midnight. CIVIC LEAGUE CLUB The Civic League, which formerly held meetings at the homes of the members every other week and whose programme always included a six o'clock dinner, decided, at a business meeting held recently, to omit the dinners for this year, and to devote the time to knitting and working for the Red Cross. JELLY FOR COMPANY E The ladies of Watford City and vicinity are making up a box of "home made jell" to send to the boys of Company E, each woman to furnish one glass. As there are 160 members of the company and three times that number of women interested in the company, the matter of securing the requisite number will prove an easy mattr. Each lady will place her name on the glass and also label the glass as to its contents. y— WILDROSE CLUB RESUMES The Wildrose Woman's Study Club, organized in 1914 and affiliated with the General Federation of Womens Clubs in 1915, will open its seasons study with a club luncheon on Octo ber third. The board of directors of the Club for the ensuing1 year is as follows: President Mrs. S. N. Nesting vice president Mrs. F. V. Lyman record ing secretary Mrs. A. C. Hess cor responding secretary Mrs. A. R. An derson treasurer Mrs. A. M. Bau kol. The personel of the program committee is Mrs. J. A. Peterson, Mrs. Fred Cummens and Mrs. E. O. Salve son. DUCK SUPfER Mr. and Mrs. John McKenna enter tained a few friends at their apart ments Monday evening at a duck sup per. A very enjoyable evening is re ported by all present. WITTENBERG'"HOSPITAL AUXILIARY The Wittenberg Hospital Auxiliary held the first meeting of the fairterm Friday evening at the home of Mrs. S. M. Hydle, when work and business .were discussed and the following of ficers elected: Mrs. Wm. Borsheim, President, Mrs. E. J. Hagen Vice Pres ident, and Mrs. Dochterman, secretary and treasurer. The Auxiliary meets every two weeks, the'place of the next meeting will be announced later. GOLDENV ALLEY CLUB The Knit-Together Club organized by the ladies of Golden Valley north east of the city had their meeting last Thursday at the home of B. Pride and on Thursday September 20th will meet at the O. J. Ness farm. All the ladies of the vicinity who are in terested in doing their bit for the good of the Red Cross are urged to join the society, besides the regular work of knitting for the soldiers so cial session is always one of the fea tures of .the occasion.—Ray Pioneer. EQUAL FRANCHISE CLUB The Equal Franchise Club held the first meeting of the year Friday night at the Public Library, Mrs. G. Mcintosh, President, presiding. A very interesting programme had been prepared, but owing to the in clement weather, there were not as many present as were anticipated. It may be said in passing, that the pub lic is welcome at these meetings, and now that women have partial fran chise, and the programmes are ar ranged along political science. lines, it will well repay any woman who has the time, to attend, whether or not she joins the club. The next meeting, September 28th, will''be under the direction of Mrs. Timmerman, "Electors," the topic. —x—x— The Williams County Chapter of the American Red Cross in response work could be brought home to the many inquiries that are be ing made have authorized the follow ing statement for publication "The News service announced on the third of this month that half a million il The North Dakota Federation of Women's Clubs will hold its twenty first annual convention at Dickinson, October 1st. to 5th. inclusive. Mrs. Henry G. Vick of Cavalier, president of the Federation, will preside. Prom inent club women will be present from all parts of the state. Indications point to a large attendance. Dickin son will entertain her delegates with the big-hearted hospitality for which the Slope Country is famed. The Elks have offered their beautiful new Home for the Convention. Tuesday the del egates and visitors will be given an opportunity to see the Bad Lands. Automobiles will take them to Medora where a picnic dinner will be served at one of the big ranch houses. Never has a greater opportunity for consecrated service been offered the women of the state than today. Self is forgotten. Jdeals are exalted. Club women recognize their respon sibility to the state and nation in the crisis that confronts us. They 'are ready to give their full measure of service through co-operation with es Broadway Society Women Will Take Trip Into Dakota Bad Lands V, WILUSTON GRAPHIC lustrated knitting circulars ware sent out from National headquarters on that day. These circulars contain full information on how to knit the eight standarized articles, as follows: Sleeveless sweaters, mufflers, helmets 'socks, wristlests, wash cloths, bed socks, and bottle covers, authorized by the Womens Bureau of the Red Cross. None of these circulars have as yet been received by the local chapter. The circular is the first of a series to be sent out. As soon as received, there will be available di rections for making sleeveless sweat ers, of which one half a million has been ordered are as follows 2 1-2 hanks of warn (5-8 pound) 1 pair Red Cross Needles number three. Cast on 80 stitches. Knit 2, purl 2 stitches for four inches. Knit plain until sweater measures 25 inches. Knit 28 stitches, bind off 24 stitches for neck, loose. Knit 28 stitches. Knit 7 ridges 'on each shoulder, cast on 24 stitches. Knit plain for 21 inches. Purl 2, knit 2 stitches for 4 inches. Sew up sides, leaving 9 inch es for armholes, 2 rows single crochet around neck and I row single crochet around armholes. Sockknitters are warned that all knots, ridges, or lumps should be carefully avoided as they are apt to blister feet. Inquiries also arrive as to supplies. The Red Cross Supply Service, 28 So. St., Minneapolis, advice that all or ders for materials wanted by an or ganization, other than chapter,' should be sent through the chapter, with which the organization is con nected or authority in writing should be secured to order direct. In this respect, we will abide by the wishes of the branches. Supplies however, are hard to get. On August 23rd, the supply service at Minneapolis, ad viced that they were unable to meet tl» demand for yarn and needles, and that the local supply was then ex hausted. Orders however were placed with dealers in the east, an dthe sup ply service hope soon to be in posi tion to supply the demand. The executive committee had its first meeting, September 12th, a num ber of bills were allowed, and the matter of securing an organization in every district in the county was undertaken. As the organization calls for a number of directors, the matter of filling this number, will await the pleasure of the different branches. An active campaign, it is hoped, would soon be feasible in which the to all parts of our county. Renewed in terest is making itself manifest, and the local chapter, hopes to be able to meet promptly all demand made upon it for information. tablished movements or by individual effort. Efficiency, conservation, pa triotism this is the Trinity of ser vice. The key-note tff the 1917 convention will be Patriotic Service. Food Con servation, Public Health Service, the Public Welfare Commission, the State Council of Defence and the Red Cross have been given conspicuous program assignments. Speakers of national and state reputation will present these subjects. To quicken the spirit of co-operation and obtain practical re sults questionaires \yill follow. All sessions will open with convention sinking of patriotic airs. Mrs. W .T. Craswell of Valley City will lead the convention singing. The Endowment Fund Concert on Wednesday evening promises to be a cultural treat/ The local committee at Dickinson has arranged a program of unusual merit. Among the vocal ists who will take part are the Misses Florence and Cecilia Connelly of Man dan, Mrs. W. T. Craswell, Valley City and Norman Black, Fargo. Miss Dorothea Young of Fargo will play New Dresses for Fall Wear Are just now arriving and this week we have received some numbers iri both silk and wool that certainly are the greatest values we have seen in many months. Despite the fact that the markets are showing only high priced goods these dresses represent values that are comparatively not high priced. We want you to see them wtyle the line is complete and assure you that the worth of material and style is far superior to the average offering this season. Ladies Sweaters We have just received a large line of those comfortable sweaters that are so popular for this sort of weather. We have a line that shows the colors of the new season and the styles that are displayed wi'.l make you want to have a sweater at once. Don't fail to see the line of sweaters that we are showing for children—they will help a lot in fitting out the youngsters for the between season weeks when it is so easy to catch cold. The Gage Models In the millinery section are still the talk of the people who look for style while its real style.<p></p>O'DELL'S very week, the Gage models and Gage weekly service put the touch in the department that is keeping it far ahead in this section. a piano solo and Miss Katherine Har ris of Pembina will contribute a cello number. Mrs. John Dickinson Sherman of Chicago, chairman of the Department of Conservation in the General Feder ation will bring a vital message to the convention. Mrs. Sherman's work in the conservation of the nation's food supply has obtained universal recognition. Miss Catherine Jemon of the Agricultural College, Fargo, will talk on another line of conserva tion. Her subject, "Work Not Words" sounds eminently practical. Miss Jen son will distribute recipes at the close of her address giving substitutes for wheat flour and other food stuffs on the shortage list. All work and no play dulls a Fed eration program as well as a boy, so Miss Lutie E. Stearns of Milwaukee will depart from the general trend of the program and address the Conven tion Thursday evening on "The Pass ing of the Bonnet.'* Miss Stearns is considered -one of the most magnetic speakers on the lecture platform. She has a splendid grasp of the social, in dustrial and economic tendencies of the day. She will also talk in an in formal way Thursday afternoon on the* Problem of the Boy and Girl. The Skirted Waist Many of the Departments of Work will have fine exhibits this year, notably the Arts and Crafts, of which Mrs. E. F. Chandler of Grand Forks is chairman. Prof. R. M. Black of the Ellendale Science School will speak on "Education for Democracy," and furnish an industrial exhibit. —x—x— RED CROSS WORK GOING AHEA# WITH A SWING Now that the local Red Cross has completed its organization, and defi nite directions are on hand and to be followed out to the letter under the able supervision of people trained in the work, interest is being revived and practically all the women in town who have a minute to spare, are giv ing some of their time to the making of supplies for the army, and many women who have not the time to at tend regular meetings are snatching minutes here. and there as they can in order to help the good cause along. As an evidence of the deep interest the work is arousing, and the serious ness with which the club women of the city regard concentrated effort, the ladies of the Civic League have given up their six o'clock dinners every two weeks, which has always been a fea The styles are many, for the reason that Redfern Models are made to fit not only every known type, but every shape and size—large, moderately large, average, slender and the small woman may comfortably wear a Redfern. Redfern Corsets are pliantly boned with the very best boning— the materials, too, are the kind only known to good corsetry. NEW FALL MODELS NOW ON DISPLAY ture of their programmes, and ar* devoting all the time to knitting and other work for the Red Cross. The report that a portion of the socks knit would have to be done over because they were not done accord ing to directions, has proven ground less, and |the work that has* been hand ed in has been accepted. However, some of the slings that were hemmed by machine will have to be done over by hand for the reason that the ma chine stitched edges are too unyield ing for the purpose for which they are intended, and will be done by hand. On Saturday morning, a class in surgical dressing for the girls under the direction of Mrs. Overson and Mrs. Winterfield was organized, with about fourteen* members. In the af ternoon, a class in knitting fot rKe ladies under the direction of Mrs. Craigg was formed with about two, dozen members. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sat urdays henseforth the work of the Red Cross will gosteadily forward at the Elks Temple, from two to five REDFERN CORSETS Just French enough to be chic and pretty. It isn't strange, since the style inspiration for Redfern Models comes from Paris! ODELLS Fresh from Michigan avenue, Chicago, Williston no of he French to fit the Ameri can woman's figure. It is there-the Redfern designer goes to study and create patterns of the most fashionable type, but adapted to the American women whose figures are the most beautiful and commanding when perfectly corseted. *"i»V hff Ttw "4 P. M. Last Tuesday afternoon, though the weather was disagreeable, the class flaking surgical dressings and knit ting was well attended. Williston