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Thursday, September 20, 1917.
PERSONAL MENTION ««4 Boyd Rutledge, manager of the Ray Theatre, was a Williston visitor on Tuesday. Miss Sophie Harris went to Minot Saturday to visit till after the Jewish Holidays. Don't miss "THE DESERE MAN" with Wm. S. Hart in the leading role. At the Orpheum Monday. Friends here have received word from Mrs. Thomas J. Strong that she has gone to Fort Sam Houston in Texas where the doctor has been as signed to army duty. Carsten Sveen who is working at Minot came up Wednesday morning and will return Thursday afternoon. He came up to see his brother leave with the drafted boys. Mrs. O. E. Krone gave a dinner for Eagle Store The Peoples 12 in honor of Bernard Sveen who left with the draft boys yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Krone leave to* day for Cartwright and Alexander for a couple of days. Miss Katherine Erickson with Miss Ida Domrese, Mrs. E.' J. Retzloff and Miss Charlotte Horn came up from Spring* Brook Monday in Erickson's car. Mrs. F. A. Moody and daughter of Fargo arrived last night from Minot and are visiting Mrs. A. E. Sharp for some time will then leave for Cali fornia where they will probably make their home. This week's weddings at the court house, Judge Butler officiating, were: T. F. Lane, Poplar, Montana, to Julia Sullivan, Williston G. E. Trowbridge of Company E, Williston to Bessie Davis, Sanish, N. D. The Catholic Ladies wish to thank the ladies of the city, Onstad's or chestra, and Captain Evans for the COATS- For Women who know Style and Quality will admit that our line of coats are the best ever—it speaks for itself, for every S. H. & F. garment sold, adds- another customer to our list. You who have not bought your Fall and Winter coat should take advantage of the 10 per cent discount which we are offering for the next 10 days beginning Saturday, Sept. 22—at the L^VZJILSV Every Housewife Wants Some of our Quick Meal Groceries Every housewife who has had the experience of company coming suddenly knows what a great advantage it is to have in the pantry or store room a well assorted surplus supply of groceries ready to be served. We carry a complete line of such goods and many housewives buy them of us in quantities ranging from quarter dozens to full cases. It is becoming more and more the habit of housewives to buy these goods in quantities, and it is a good habit. Here are some of the things in this ready-to-serve list. BREAKFKAST FOODS Shreded Wheat Biscuits, Corn Flakes, Post Toasties, Grape Nuts, Puffed Corn, Wheat and Rice, from 15c to 25c per package. CANNED FRUITS Dainty and No-Vary Sliced Peaches, Pears, Pineapple, Strawberries, Raspberries, etc., from 25c to 35c per can. PRESERVES, JAMS, JELLIES AND SYRUPS Preserves, Jams, Jellies and Syrups, from 15c to 50c per jar. TOH CANNED MEATS AND FISH Such as—Chipped Beef, Roast and Corn Beef, Potted Ham and Chicken, Veal Loaf, Salmon, Sardines, Mackerel, etc., from 10c to 40c per can. CANNED VEGETABLES Tomatoes, Corn, Peas, String Beans—Pickles, Catchup and Relishes, from 10 to 30c SUNSHINE CRACKERS, COOKIES, AND WAFERS Sunshine Crackers, Cookies and Wafers, from 5c up. Nuts and candies and other goodies too numerous to mention. Remember we always make a liberal reduction in price when sold in quantities. The cost of living is not so very high after all if you plan your buying wisely. WE WILL HAVE SOME SPECIALS FOR SATUR DAY, COME IN AND SEE. Phone 118 'Where Producers and Consumers Meet" assistance and donations which con tributed toward making the dinner given Company E Monday evening such a decided success. Miss Lena Wood has been appoint ed principal of the Round Prairie con solidated school this week and has al ready assumed her duties. Mr. and Mrs. Larkin Hart of the Pherrin district this week entertain ed a number of neighbors at a get acquainted party for the new teach ers. A chicken dinner was the big feature and the affair was very en joyable. A letter to Harry Weatherwax Dwight S. Wallace, a former Willis ton boy acknowledges receipt of sev eral copies of the Graphic and says that the entire camp knows Willis ton thru the paper. He is stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas in the regular service. A business deal of considerable im portance was consummated this week when Dr. Van Dyke sold his south Main street property now occupied by the Weil Clothing Store and the Lyric Theatre to Thos. Callahan, a Great Northern conductor. The fig ure was not made public. Scott and Holloway of Trenton are arranging for a good auction sale in that place Saturday, both men hav ing given up farming and decided to close out their entire equipments. They have been in this city several years but are returning to Iowa where they expect to get into the fancy cat tle business. N George Johnson of Watford who passed through Williston on his re turn from the east said Monday night "It seemed good to get back among the trees and green grass again, but the novelty soon wore off and then— well I wanted to get back where there was more breathing space." He said that Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa will have the biggest yield of corn sever produced. William Broderick of the Hedderich company today received appointment from the Grand Exalted Ruler of the Elks, as deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for the state of North Dakota. This is a great honor to the Williston lodge and a personal tribute to Mr. Brod erick. The appointment means that Mr. Broderick will represent the Grand Lodge in this state and will make a trip twice a year to the differ ent lodges. Miss Warren, of the Department of Agriculture of Washington, and Miss Fitzgerald, an expert on Boys and Girls clubs from the state college at Fargo were here this week. They are taking up work with the country schools thru the /county superinten dent's office to push the establishment WILUSTON GRAPHIC a West Broadway Photo by American Press Association. of boys and girls industrial work. They visited Prairie Center, Stordahl, Judson, Missouri Ridge, Rocky Ridge, Garden Valley, Spring Coulee, Stoney Creek and Springbrook schools and enlisted club members at each school, forming the neucles of a good organi zation for this county. Miss Fitz gerald will return here'later and as sist the local school authorities in the development of the work. Little Eugene Skare from Madoc, Montana, who, with his mother has been visiting for the past two weeks at the home of his grandfather, Sam uel Boyd, has been suffering from an attack of infantile paralysis, but is expected to be walking in a few days. Though under quarentine, his attack was comparatively light. It is report ed there has been and is considerable infantile paralysis throughout eastern Montana. C. H. Hickman, division engineer in charge of the Wildrose extension, left Tuesday for Minneapolis to be assigned to other work by R. E. Taft, construction engineer. Mr. Hickman before leaving stated that he did not know where he would be sent, but that the Great Northern is building two other short branches this summer. He has been here about eighteen months. Mr. Hickman's place at Wild rose is being taken by J. O. Patter son,—Wildrose Mixer. Operators of the lignite mines of this city are preparing to help the North Dakota coal situation this win ter by working the mines to greater capacity than' ever before. N. B. Ludowese, owner and manager of the Black Diamond mines has just com pleted arrangements to put in a narrow gauge road to the Great Nor thern Spur at Millers. This will give the Black Diamond a direct outlet and it is anticipated that the shipping business will be trebled in a short time. MUSICAL BILL FOR VAUDEVILLE PATRONS Local playgoers of a musical turn of mind will find much to their liking' in this weeks hippodrome vaudeville at the Orpheum. The bill for tomor row nighty contains in the acts of Palmer and Palmer and the Peyton Sisters' a pair of musical acts that rank among the best in vaudeville, Palmer and Palmer excelling in the instrumental line while the Peyton Sisters are most favorably known for their vocal talent. The terpschicorean end of the bill will be well taken care of by Morse and Harrison, a pair of colored artists whose dancing ability has earned them an enviable place in vaudeville. Their act which also includes some clever comedy as well as some of the newest song hits is one that is bound to prove a decided hit here. The DeMont's sole endeavor" thru life is to mystify.. That at least is the supposition after witnessing their remarkable offering which consists of magic and illusions presented in an original manner. The DeMont's reper toire of amusing feats are apparent ly endless and their feature trick the Human Bell is the newest creation in Tommies shave. SOCIETY WOMAN TEACHES BOYS FARMING Airs. Oliver Harriuinn. a well known society woman, intends that ber boys shall know the vulue of farming. 8B0 teaching lier sons lioidie and .lark the rudiments ol' soil cultivation. magic and it is claimed that some of its. answers to questions put by the audience are almost uncanny. Gam* Increasing. The gratifying announcement is made by wild game conservation socie ties in different parts of the United States that game is uo longer decreas tug. With the rapid clearing of forests and with too lax laws for the protec tion of birds and animals the country apparently faced, until a few years ago, the extermination of wild life. Reforestation and the setting apart of large forest reserves have helped in the work of conservation. The result Will be more noticeable from year to year In many sections of the country, loo, laws have been passed supplementing the federal migratory bird provision, which insure valuable and timely pro tection.—Christian Science Monthly. Captain Paul Jones Of afl human things nothing more honorable or more ex cellent than to deserve well of one's country.—Cicero. History frageS do B&i %S relate aSy mote heroic or thrilling story than that of the triumph won against great odds by Capt. Paul Jones, in whose veins, although not an American but a Scotchman, there flowed blood staunch and true to the American cause of liberty. While off the coast of Scotland with the Bon homme Richard and the Alliance and the Pallas he was swooped down upon by the flotil la under Captain Pearson which was convoying a merchant fleet. Jones prepared to meet the enemy as best he could. The British guns had long range and Paul Jones determined to fight close. He brought his ships up to the enemy until the muzzles of his guns came in contact with the enemy .ships. Then ensued one of the most frenzied conflicts in the history of naval battles, continuing from seven to ten in the evening Pml Imsf position was desperate In the extreme. His ship was so shattered that only three guns remained effective, and he then assailed the enemy with hand grenades which falling into the Serapis soon set her on fire. At length her magazine blew up killing all near It. Pearson commanded his officers who wanted to surrender to board the Richard which was also now ablaze in several places. But Jones and his men received them so warmly that they retreated. Pearson's crew was killed, his guns unmounted and his ship on (Ire and there was noth ing else to do but surrender. THIS BATHING POOL MADE BY A SHELL Photo by American Press Association. A German shell tore a great bole inside the British lines. A severe rainstorm soon tiled the excavation With wa ter. British took advantage of tbe situation. Many took baths, and one man got a chance to bathe and -A Page Seven I MRS. IDA CARLSON On Monday morning Sept. 17th the death angel came and called away from her earthly sufferings Mrs. Ida Carlson the beloved wife of Axel Carlson of the Muddy Valley neigh borhood. Mrs. Carlson two years ago laat Xmas while endeavoring to make the Yuletide season most auspicious for her family was struck with a paralytic stroke and from the effect of such has been an invalid and constant sufferer to the time of her demise. The many friends of the neighbor hood with the Helping Hand Society combined with the untiring efforts and sacrifices of the family helped to brighten the dark moments and sad days. Her faith in God which was so strong and virile, alleviated to a great extent her spirits and helped her to bear patiently her lot. She was born at Amal, Sweden May 23, 1864 and was married to a Mr. Beckstrom of that place from which union six children were born. In 1897 she was married to Mr. Axel Carlson to them four children blessed their home. To mourn her untimely d*» parture there are six boy# and three girls with her husband and many rela tives and friends, Funeral services were held at the farm home and later in the Methodist church on Wednesday afternoon at which the whole neighborhood turned out in respect and sympathy to the family and filled the church. Rev. H. Styles Harriss officiated and inter ment was made in the City cemetery. BUSINESS MEETING Dr. James I. Asher of Minot Dis trict Superintendent of this section of the Methodist Episcopal Church will preside over the Annual business session of the church on Wednesday, Sept. 26th at eight o'clock. All members and friends interested in the church are welcome. It is nec essary that all reports of the various departments be written out and filed at this meeting. WANTED TO RENT—Farm and equipment by experienced dairy man and farmer with family. Box 68, R. 1, Williston. 13-lt FOR RENT—2 furnished rooms for rent. Modern. 323 Washington Ave. 14-ltp. WANTED—Miner and wife to take charge of small mine. Enquire of C. Ellithorpe, 429 Main St. 14-tf. SNYDER MINE OPEN Having leased the Snyder coal mine, 4 1-2 miles northwest of Wil liston, I am now prepared to furnish coal at the mine at $2 per ton. Joseph Potter. FOR SALE—1916 model Ford touring car, in splendid condition with com plete set of good tires and the entire car a bargain. A. C. Clayton, Willis ton. 14-tf. WANTED—A number of furnaces to care for during the winter. Write or call Arthur George (known aa Boston) at Paris Confectionery. 14. v.\1 i'ii *7J &