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Thwd»y, March 21, 1918.
Easter Waists Announcing the arrival of another shipment of WAISTS Beautiful new shades and styles. Call and inspect them while our stock is complete. Truly a dazzling* array of beauti ful hats awaits your inspection at our shop. We are featuring many remark able reproductions from the world's best designers. Our hats show careful planning and artistic Millinery ability To view the hats will do what words can not. Moderate prices prevail. Parisian Hat Shop Main St. Williston, N. D. EASTER Confections You have not finished your Easter shopping till you have sup plied yourself with some of the sweets that await you at our store. Special offerings in Candy, Easter Eggs and Novelties. Plain and Brick Ice Cream in fancy colors and your favorite flavors. Fruits? Yes, all kinds of fresh fruits at the lowest prices. .'.EASTER SMOKES FOR THE HEM:. Paris Confectionery I It has been decided to eliminate the Easter vacation this year except for Friday, March 29. With but two more months of school commencement plans are already un der way. There is reason to antici pate that the exercises of commence ment week will* surpass all efforts of previous years. At a recent meeting of the Board of Education the teachers of the city schools were elected for the coming year with a generous increase in sal ary. During the past week Mac Nelson of the Senior Class and Curtis Kem per and Myrle Kelly were volunteers for government service. The inter class basketball games of the High School under the direc tion of Miss Torson and Mr. Brown are being revived and much interest and enthusiasm is evoked. During the week Bishop Tyler of Fargo and Rev. Mr. Christ address ed the High School at assemblies. At last reports the school pupils have gathered about 420 coffee cans for which from three to five cents will be received. These funds are added to the Junior Red Cross treas ury. One day last week Mr. Palmer spoke to the High School students about War-Savings Stamps, and the High School voted to take it up as an organization. Harold Bruegger was elected president, Doras Rundell sec retary and Mr. Clayton banker. Each week the students can deposit money and each time a quarter is obtained a stamp will be put upon their card. Friday the High School had a bas ketball assembly. Mr. Brown spoke of the boys basketball and gave tehe .plans for the boys and Miss Torson spoke for the girls. The basketball pames hereafter will be inter class g-ames and the class winning the most points will re ceive the loving cup for that year. Mr. White save us an interesting talk about the game at Minot. The two prames for last Saturday were post poned to this Saturday on account of the Patriotic Meeting at the Armory. Come and see these games—one a girls' game—Faculty vs. High School girls—the other a boys' game— Seniors vs. Juniors. Admission 15c. Albert Martin had a leave school to work on the farm. School War Time Activities The Williston Schools have been among the first in the State to ac complish a complete organization for Junior Red Cross membership. Thv funds gathered chiefly from the pupils themselves made it possible for every student enrolled in the schools to bp a Junior Red Cross member, and that this membership has not been in name only is evident from the following statement of work thus far accom plished: 20 refugee layettes, about half fin ished, 36 French baby shirts, 14 afghans, 325 handkerchiefs, 28 wash cloths, 1 helmet, 179 compresses, 4x4, 1 scarf, 12 abdominal bandages, 11 pair socks, 140 pair wristlets, 2V sweaters, 28 hospital shirts, 75 hos pital bags, 84 comfort pillows. Teachers and pupils almost with out exception are spending a!! odd minutes knitting and it is reported that the children have to be watered to prevent them frojn knitting with their hands under the desks One man of the faculty has completed three sweaters. Nearly all the teach ers of the schools are taking a stan dard course in Surgical Dressings, upon completion of which they are capacitated to teach the standard course. All classes in the Hiyh School are conducting knitting class es while the Junior High School has one class of about 60 girls. In adrii tion to these classes there are numer ous knitting and sewing clubs organ ized among the school pupils under their own direction. Other activities have been the inspecting of com pleted Red Cross sewing the inspect ing of the Surgical Dressings and the superintending of Red Cross Christmas Sale. Several teachers of the Surgical Dressings department which occupies three rooms and en rolls about one hundred women, thirty boys and a group of men the effec tiveness being indicated by the com pletion during the last three weeks of about 2500 surgical dressings. The Domestic Science department has made its sewing work very largely Red Cross work and in the connec tion have completed 56 hospital bed shirts, 56 Triangular bandages, 40 suits of pajamas, 3 dozen comfort pillows and 20 iayettes for the refugee babies. Among the teachers of the schools the following positions have been held: Chairman'of the County Jun:or Red Cross instructor in Signal Corps School assistant on Draft Board recruiting agent for the Signal Corps for four counties chairman of the County Red Cross Christmas drive I chairman for three counties of the Signal Corps for the State Council of defense ccur.'.y'chairman for tho I Correspondence Branch of the Mili tary Relief Committe2: local collector W1LU8T0N GRAPHIC Williston Schools of magazines and books for the boys at the front for minute men speak ers and head instructor of standard Surgical Dressings. These have been organized in all of the schools War-Savings Stamp so cieties. The school pupils have been collecting coffee cans the proceeds of which are for the Red Cross. The school pupils created a "sacrifice fund" of $166.40 with which Liberty Bonds and War-Savings Stamps were bought and presented to the Red Cross. Through the schools a Red Cross Benefit Lyceum Course has been conducted and this together with the pupils "sacrifice fund" will place something over $700.00 in the hands of the Red Cross. Last Friday's magazine collection in the schools numbered about 390. It is requested that in future the following suggestions be followed in this connection: Send in Puck, Life, Judge and similar magazines of any date of those magazines devoted to fiction, not to exceed three or four months back of the "American" and similar periodicals, ho particular lim it as to date of issue of the "Post," "Literary Digest" and other semi news magazines, not to exceed two weeks back. Any periodical which specialized in this line may be made an exception, as for example the "Geographic Magazine." Inquiry is under way concerning the gathering and sale for Red Cross purposes of old magazines and other paper. Un til some plans are perfected, hold up the old numbers. The Shorthand II class is taking care of a big part of the actual cor respondence work of the Home Ser vice Branch of the Civilian Relief Bu reau of the Red Cross for Williams County, under the direction of its chairman Mr. Clayton. The Ada Red Cross branch, Ada, Minn., now has $2,639.59 placed to its credit as the result of an auction sale and entertainment given by Red Cross workers last week. A hotel was donated in which to serve lunch es and dinner for the benefit. All ar ticles sold at the auction were do nated. Cash donations amounted to more than $125. NOTICE FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the United States Recla mation Service, 412 Tramway Build ing, Denver, Colorado, until 2 P. M. April 12, 1918, and will then be open ed for sale of 3—20 inch centrifugal pumping units operated by 160 H. P. motors 1—20 inch and 1—24 inch centrifugal pump pump fittings (con sisting of 25,000 lbs. 24 inch steel water pipe, etc.) 2—160 H. P. motors, compensators, switchboard 3—300 K. W. current transformers, 25 miles of telephone line, 25 miles of trans mission line complete, and other equip ment located at or near Williston, North Dakota. For further informa tion application should be made to above address or U. S. Reclamation Service, Williston, N. D. 40-4t. The Pirate- '—Sh! What would happen to me if I were your kid? Well, if you're not acquainted with Calumet Bakings you don't know what a good ex cuse I have. Can't Help Helping Myself —they're so good! Good for me too, be cause Calumet Bakings are wholesome and easily digested. Millions of mothers use CALUMET BAKIHa POWDER because of its purity—because it always Rives best results economical and i9 in cost and use." Calumet contain• only euch ingredient* o« have beetI ap proved officially by the U. S. Food Authoritiee You save when you buy It. Wou *»vo when mi umm HIGHEST-: $ THE THIRD LIBERTY LOAN During our Civil War $3,000,000,000 was raised through Government bond sales, and in the same ratio of Liberty Bonds to our present national wealt), we could, if necessary, in this war raJILV $74,000,000,000. j[ In answering the call of the Third erty Loan, let us bear in mind th..t funds so raised are spent almost wholly within the boundaries of the United States that not only are our dollars pa triotically employed, but given the world's best security. This Institution cordially invites you to use our facilities, in subscribing to" the Third issue of the Liberty Lou. Williams War Time Economy By the practice of our economy you can make a saving by trading with us. We sell for cash only thereby saving extra book-keeping and the loss of charge accounts. We do our delivering with the Central Delivery system, saving more than half from the old independent system. Call and give us a trial, we are sure to please. Extra Special Prices on Potatoes and Apples for Saturday. Fosters Cash Grocery PHONE 152 East Broadway Williston, N. D. EASTER SWEETS From-our large assortment of BON BONS You can select the Gift Supreme— her favorite sweets. They are of the purest ingredients, will be assorted as you direct and arranged in artistic Easter boxes. With your card enclosed, they will be delivered at the desired hour. She will appreciate perfection. Do not forget the fact that we will be able to fill your order for plain or brick ICE CREAM A plentiful supply of candied Eas ter eggs and pure Home Made sweets for the kiddies. Palace Confectionery Co. "The Home of Pure Confection" PHONE 146 Vt|( S«v«i County Slate Bank