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Thursday, January 3, 1918.
Jh- Iran Nuncan spent several days of last week in Palermo. Mr. and Mrs. 0. T. Ryan of Buford were shopping here Friday. Don't miss Fatty at the Orpheum Saturday. His best comedy. H. C. Sporlein of Trenton was a visitor in the city yesterday. Mrs. John Brant of Buford was vis iting here the middle of the week. Don't miss the vaudeville bill at the Orpheum Friday. It's a dandy. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Krone arrived home last night after a weeks visit in Velva. S. O. Green of Alexander was in Williston Saturday visiting with friends. Mrs. McGaw and son Emerson of Scobey, Mont., is here visiting with friends. Henry Aaberg of Arnegaard spent New Years in the city visiting with relatives. Mrs. J. C. Corbett of Stanley came up here Friday for a visit with relatives. Miss Eva Braseth went to Minot last week for a visit with friends and relatives. S. J. Dorothy of Froid, Mont., was in town the first of the week transact ing business. Jack Garvey of Watford is here visiting with relatives and friends for a few days. "Fatty" Arbuckle in his best com edy "At Coney Island" at the Or pheum Saturday. Mrs. J. J. Murphy is hostess to the Catholic Ladies Alter society at her home this afternoon. H. C. Sporlein of Trenton was among the business visitors in the city the first of the week. Miss Icy Conklin who spent Xmas in Minot with friends and relatives returned the first of the week. 0. A. Houge returned last Satur day from a weeks visit in Fargo and at his home St. Cloud, Minn. Miss Louis Marmon who was oper ated on for appendicitis last Satur day is getting along very nicely. Whites. McGahey of Plentywood is here visiting with his mother Mrs. William Jarvis during his vacation. Wm. Hartman, one of our progres sive farmers living northwest of the city was a business visitor yesterday. Miss Ludke who has been visiting her sister Mrs. Blaisdell left last Fri day for her home at Alexandria, Minn. Miss Belle Fryman of Minot who has been visiting relatives here for the past week returned home Thurs day. Mrs. Frank Banks was called to Minneapolis yesterday as the doctors expected to operate upon Mr. Banks today. W. C. Davidson left today for Far go and from there he will go to Min neapolis. He expects to be away about a week. Miss Elsie Ward returned last night from Stilwell, Minnesota, where she was called on account of the illness of her mother. Mrs. E. W. Blaisdell accompanied her sister Miss Ludke as far as Minot last Friday. Mrs. Blaisdell returned Saturday night. Mrs. G. E. Peterson of Watford who has been visiting relatives and friends for a couple of weeks left to day for her home. Mrs. Edwin A. Palmer was called to Esterville, Iowa, Friday by a wire anouncing the serious illness of her father Mr. Bradley. Mr. W. A. Garrison left Saturday for Kenmare where he is looking af ter business. He expects to return the last of the week. Rangvold and Agnes Westby re turned to Moorehead Wednesday where they will continue their studies at Concordia College. .Harris of the Eagle Store went to Minot Thursday to look after bus iness matters and also to have a short visit with relatives. Miss Mable Eidsness and M. B. Cashman returned yesterday from Reserve, Mont., where they visited with Miss Eidsness' Brother. The Story Hour will begin at the library Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock this week. The story hour is held under the auspices of the Mother's Club: Mr. and Mrs. Brownson and Ada Claire returned home Sunday night from White Earth where they scent Xmas with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wil liams. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Davidson of Ogama, Sask., Canada, are in the city visiting with their sister and brother, Miss Nell Davidson and W. S. Davidson. LOCAL STORIES PERSONAL. MENTION AND THINGS OF INTEREST TO WIliUSTON Don't miss Fatty at the Orpheum Saturday. His best comedy. Mrs. O. Gaard left Monday for Fargo to visit with friends during the holidays. John Winters of Trenton was in town Wednesday looking after busi ness affairs. "Fatty" Arbuckle in his best com edy "At Coney Island" at the Or pheum Saturday. Orville Bruegger returned yester day to Grand Forks to complete his course at the University. Emmett Diggins left Thursday morning for Omaha, Nebr., where he is attending a dental school. Frank O'Loughlin left Thursday morning for Grand Forks where he is attending the University. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nelson and daughter were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Owens during the holi days. Miss Florence Dennett left on Wednesday for Fulton, Minn., where she will institute a commercial col lege. Mr. Fosco Simmons of Brockton wa sin town Wednesday from Buford where he has been visiting for a short time. Mrs. Moses and Mrs. Newbury re turned to Alexander Tuesday morn ing after a short visit here with relatives. Dr. and Mrs. C. S. Jones left last week for Wisconsin where they will visit friends and relatives for a couple of weeks. Mrs. Bayrell and daughter Ral phene leave Friday for their home in Salt Lake City after a weeks visit here with relatives. Veronica Sheeheey who has been visiting her sister Mrs. Geo. Leon hardy left the first of the week for her home at Fessenden. Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Plier left for their home in Alexander Thursday morning after a two weeks visit here with friends and relatives. Joe Donahue left last week for Waterloo to spend New Years at the home of his parents. He expects to return the last of this week. Mrs. Lougheed was in town yes terday and feels much better again after the accident she was in but is not entirely over the effects yet. Mrs. J. L. McKee left last week for St. Paul where she will visit her hus band who is in the hospital. Mr. McKee's condition is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Mergen of Mi not were here this week visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peyton. Mr. Mergen was formerly clerk at the G. N. Mrs. Charlie Newell and baby and Miss Delia Rudd returned home the first of the week after spending the Xmas holidays at their home in Cas selton. Orpha Zaeber of Scott was oper ated on for appendicitis last Friday at the Wittenberg hospital. "She is getting along as nicely as could be expected. Mrs. H. R. Evans arrived home from New York last Wednesday where she was visiting with Capt. Evans until he was called to leave for France. Ferdinand Lynch who has been in training at Camp Dodge for several months has^ been promoted to Cor poral of aBttery and transferred to Camp Pike, Ark. Mr. S. J. Creaser returned last night from Minneapolis where he and Mrs. Creaser spent the holidays. Mrs. Creaser expects to visit a couple of weeks before returning. Bennetta Overby who has been employed as bookkeeper at Brueg gers for some time left yesterday for Wisconsin. On her way she will visit at different points in North Da kota and Minesota. Mrs. G. M. Holland left last yveek upon word from her son Reginald who is in the Marine Service and was off on only a short furlough and on account of poor train service could not get out here. Rev. B. B. Kies of Springbrook was in the city Tuesday night. He was getting some information on filling out the "questionaire' 'on mil itary regulations sent him fromWar renton, Missouri, where he register ed. Miss Utica Myers left on No. 2 Wednesday for her home in Wiscon sin. Miss Myers has been employed in the Dry Goods department at Brueggers for several months and her many friends will regret her leav ing. The congregation of the Methodist Episcopal church out of courtesy to Rev. J. A. Batten, voted at the morn ing service to adjourn the meeting for the evening and join in the serv ive at the Congregational church, this being the last service Mr. Batten will conduct in the local church. MARRIAGE LICENSES Edward C. Stevens, and Clarice A. .Roseth, both of Ray, Dec. 27. Herbert B. Hartzell ahd Laura Braseth both of Williston, Dec. 27. Hans P. Overland and Betrha Carl son of Marmon, Dec. 29. Fred Peterson and Leona Wood of Williston, Dec. 29. George Horita of Williston and Ruth B. Janson of Fairview, Dec. 31. BAND MASQUERADE The Band Masquerade dance was very much of a success in every way and the band boys felt well repaid for their efforts. Those in atten dance had a very pleasant time. CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES Inadvertantly we failed to mention the Episcopal Christmas Eve serv ices. About eight o'clock in the evening a number of the Sunday School children accompanied by the Rector and several teachers visited a number of the business houses singing Christmas Carols wherever they stopped. The singing was en joyed by everyone and helped to bring home to the hearers more fully the significance of Christmas Day. A midnight service was held in the church. There was special music by the choir and members of the Sunday School. TRAVELING MENS FUND TO THE Y. M. C. A. The Traveling men of this city are right there when it comes to boost ing and working for Uncle Sam and anything that goes to help the boys at the front. They recently made up a fund for the Y. M. C. A. amounting to $425 in cash and 25 dollars in pledges which was turned over to the local chairman. The receipt for the money is given below together with a list of the contributors: Mr. G. W. Wolbert, Chairman, Mr. C. F. Currfe, Secretary. I hereby acknowledge receipt of $425.00 in cash and $25.00 in pledges turned in by you from the Williston Traveling Mens organization towards the Army Y. M. C. A. fund. I take this opportunity to thank you and your organization for your very gen erous support in this matter and please convey my thanks to each "Knight of the Grip" who contrib uted. Your organization more than did their share and have set a fine ex ample of their patriotism and Amer icanism. Below is a list of names of those who contributed as turned in by you. If any names are omitted, please in form me that proper credit may be given and the records be correct- Respectfully, F. P. Bergman, County Chairman. Ed. Misz, Clif Sonle, J. S. Bauer, L. E. Peterson, M. S. Sterrett, A. J. Christofer, C. C. Fansler, R. J. Mc Kenna, P. H. Morrow, V. Wilberg, Ralph Tart, L. L. Nelson, Samhel Booth, M. Gibout, J. S. Bruner, J. L. Brainerd, Chas. W. MrCormisk, E. T. Taylor, E. T. Engen, H. P. Konsella, J. D. Eaton, Chas. F. Currie, G. W. Wolbert, E ,V. Rhodes, Nick Walton, Geo B. Mueller, M. P. Olson, Ted Umhoefer, J. H. Forbes, Jack Bor den, A. J. Kinne, Art Stanton, Geo. Johnson, Clyde Noe, Chas. B. Sharpe, H. Skidmore, Gil Johnson, D. E. Cochran, Frank M. Acker, R. W. Nudd, Richard Mills, E. Dingman. WILLISTON GBAPttC Don't miss the vaudeville bill at the Orpheum Friday. It's a dandy Edward Engen left last week for Duluth where he will visit friends and relatives for a couple of weeks. Mrs. Thos. Hogan left for St. Cloud Monday to spend New Years at her home. She will be away for a couple of weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Clayde Noe left last week for Des Moines, la., where they will visit with relatives for a couple of months. "The Tanks at the Battle of Ancre" —the greatest war picture evei taken. At the Orpheum next Wednes day, January 9th. Therisa Brosius of Bonetraill was operated on at the Wittenberg hos pital Saturday night for appendicitis. She was getting along very nicely at last report. Mr. Robert Burns of Nampa, Idaho arrived here the first of the week t.o visit with his sister Mrs. A. B. Innis whose husband ip foreman at the Power plant, Mr. Burns is also visit ing with other relatives and friends here. For Sale—POTATOES POTA TOES. Have just arrived with a car load of spuds and apples from my home in Idaho. These spuds will make splendid seed. Come and ex amine them. Inquire for apple and potato man or phone Davis Hotel. Mr. Dan E. Evans of Nampa, Idaho arrived here this week with a car load of apples and potatoes which he has shipped from his home in Idaho, which he is selling. Mr. Evans is also visiting his brother-in-law A. B. Innis who is foreman of the govern ment mines here. I will open dressmaking parlors in Union block, room No. 1, Jan. 2, 1918. All work guaranteed or goods re placed. Also from Jan. 10 will teach a class in sewing. Everyone brings their own goods. Have had years of experience and taught many married ladies and girls sewing. Anyone in terested call for information. Terms reasonable. Mrs. Jennie Jackson. Phone No. 262. *29-2t. WILLISTON CHURCHES ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH Preaching at 10:30 A. M. Sunday School at 11:45 A. M. Luther League at 7:00 P. M. Preaching at 7:30 P. M. The Ladies' Aid Society will meet at the Library Wednesday, January 9th. This Lord's Day is the first Sab bath of the New Year. May we be found in his service, and may our resolutions be that we will worship and thus grow in grace, and in faith, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior We will be glad to wel come you at the services. FIRST METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Rev. C. E. Stinson, Pastor 10:30 A. M. Mroning worship and sermon, "Learning Lessons from af flictions." 11:45 Sunday School. This is the first Sunday in the quarter and the first in the year and a good time to begin the habit of Sunday School at tendance. It is "Missionary Sunday" and the offering is given to help others. It should be a generous one. 6:30 Epworth League. Topic for study "Our need of guidance." (Ex. 33:14—15 Psa. 32:8 48:14 Isa. 58:11) The Epworth League is to have a Mission Study class in the near fu ture. 7:30 Praise service and sermon on "The Real Christian Spirit." The Sunday School board will meet Mon day night at the Parsonage. Every teacher is expected to be present. The church observed Watch Night service at the church and is observ ing the .week of prayer in cottage meetings, the meeting for Friday night will be held at the home of Gus Carlson on fourth Street. A cordial invitation is extended to all the services of the church. LIBRARY NOTES WAR BOOKS "My Four Years in Germany," by James W. Gerard, needs no introduc tion to an American audience. If the library finds that it is necessary a duplicate copy will be purchased to meet the demand. Other books relating to the war that are finding a goodly number of readers are: Aldich. The Hilltop nthe Marne. Boardman. Under the Red Cross "lag. Buswell. Ambulance No. 10. Empey. Over the Top. Hall. A Student in Arms. Hay. The First Hundred Thous and. McConnell. Flying for France. Rinehart. Kings, Queens and Pawns. Seeger. Letters and diary. Wilson. Why we are at War. Service. Rhymes of a Red Cross Man. BUILDING OF SHIPS (Continued from page 1) necelsary, so long as the man is a good mechanic and can use the right^ tools. Local agents of the Reserve will be glad to explain thi sfully to any man who is not sure that his abil ity would be suitable for shipbuild & Williston, More Loaves ot Bread Better Loaves of Bread voooipz VILLON (Sweatee ASSOCIATION Wilson Asks All to Save Are made these days from every kind of flour than ever before because the people of our country face a shortage of flour stuffs. If you want the maximum out of every barrel of flour you use buy a sack of Silver Sheaf. Its made at home and you will be able to make that good bread in your home. Try a sack today and if there is any fea ture of this flour that is not the best tell us about it Whole Wheat MiDing Co. Williston, N. Dak. The Williston State Bank Simon Westby, President S. M. Hydle, Cashier ing." Good wages are offered, ac cording to the' Department of Labor. On the first of January the Public Service Reserve will inaugurate a. campaign to enroll, through local agents, a great membership first in the following states: Oregon, Wash ington, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Wyom ing, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota* Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri. Men who en roll are not placed under any obliga* tion to go where the country most needs them, when called, unless they want to and are satisfied with wages and conditions. The Reserve suck* only men who are not at present em ployed in war industry and particu larly wants to enroll every mechanic who might be available for shipbuild ing on the Pacific Coast. President Woodrow Wilson says that this country is undergoing the greatest crisis in its history. He urges upon all the neces sity of saving. Are you on the tidal wave of prosperity? If you are, conserve some of your re* sources by depositing them in bank. Savel Save I Save! This applies to the business man as well as the day laborer. There Is no greater way to save, than planning to place a certain amount in the bank regularly. North Dakota