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M. W. A. DANCE A good sited crowd attended the 4ance Tuesday evening at the I. O. O. P. Hall which was given by the Mod ern Woodman Lodge of this city. The proceeds of the dance will be applied on insurance for the twentytwo mem bers of the local lodge that are now in the service. —OK—H"""1 WILLISTON TOWNSHIP CLUB PICNICS The Williston Township, Club held picnic at the Gromatka farm last Sunday afternoon. A large crowd of the club members as well as out aiders were present and a good time was enjoyed by all. C. C. Converse and Wm. G. Owens delivered the ad dresses of the afternoon. —x—x— MARRIAGE LICENSE A marriage license was issued Aug. 24th. to Hans H. Holt of Wildrose and Miss Anna Caroline Paulson of Lake Crystal. —x—x— CONGREGATIONAL S. S. PICNIC The annual church and Sunday School was held Tuesday evening at Wilson's Grove west of the city. A large crowd was in attendance and for little ones We have the finest flavor ed and purest stick and home made candy that money will buy. Fancy shapes and colors at prices that will bring you a big quantity for your money. Home Made Candies Try some of our Ice Cream Bride Ice Cream a Specialty With Us. Fresh Fruits always^ on Hand at Lowest Prices —The— Paris Confectionary Main St., Williston, N. D. SOCIETY Specials For Saturday & Monday Spotless Cleanser, 2 cans for 6c Soda Crackers, regular 45c per box 39c Regular 35c Cookies, per pound.. 32c 30c Coffee, per pound 25c Pickles, 3 pound cans 20c Seedless Raisens, per pound ..... 14c 30c Baking Powder, per can 20c 10c Arm & Hammer Soda, per box 8c Navy Beans, per pound 17c Macaroni, 3 boxes for 25c Matches, per box 6c No-Vary Breakfast Coffee, per lb.. 25c Toilet Paper, large rolls, 3 for 22c they all had a big time. A splendid picnic lunch was served. —x—x— ENGLISH LUTHERAN PICNIC The English Lutheran Church ot this city held their annual church pic nic yesterday at the grove two blocks west of the post office. The picnic was made an all day affair Fosters Cash Grocery East Broadway Williston, N. D. Free Delivery—Phone 160 and those who attended had a good time. Lunch was served and various games played. —x—x— R. C. SALE AND DANCE The Happy Hollow Branch of the Red Cross will hold an apron sale and a jitney dance on the Metzger corner on Main and Broadway on Saturday, September 7th. The apron sale will be held in the afternoon and the dance in the evening. All proceeds will go into the general funds of this branch. —x—x— MUDDY VALLEY RED CROSS GIVES PARTY The Muddy Valley Red Cross mem bers gave a party on their president Mrs. Lamphere, Sunday evening serving ice cream and wafers—and presenting her a beautiful crumb tray. Mrs. Lamphere is moving out of the vicinity and resigned as presi dent of the Muddy Valley branch, very much to the regret of the mem bers of the Red Cross branch. »—x—x— FAREWELL PARTY Last evening Mrs. R.' R. Rhodes gave a farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wilson who are soon to leave the city for Rugby where Mr. Wilson will take up work with the G. N. Railroad. Many of Wilson's Williston friends were present at the party. —x—x— MRS. KATHER ENTERTAINS Mrs. Kather entertained about twenty of her lady friends at the Kather home north of the city yes terday afternoon. A delightful lunch was served at 5 P. M. which was well enjoyed by all present. —x—x— LUTHERAN LADIES AID The First Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet next Thursday afternoon at the usual time and place and will be in charge of Mr. Swenson and Mrs. Mackenroth. TRAP SHOOT SATURDAY The traveling men will have a trap shoot over the new trap at the race track Saturday, August 31 at three o'clock. The hunting season is draw ing .near and hunters sometimes like to get a little practice before hand. The club extends an invitation to any one who wishes to join the shoot Sat urday. R. W. Nudd, Field Captain. St TERMS HAYEK UD HHE THE TOURNAMENT ENDED TODAY NOON WHEN DR. BLATHER WICK WON SINGLES The Williston Tennis tournament which started Tuesday afternoon proved to be a very successful one and Williston people had a chance to see some very good tennis. The finals in doubles was played yesterday after noon between Dr. Blatherwick and Dr. Rogers and Elsworth and Cor bett of this city. The former team won, Elsworth and Corbett taking the first set and Blatherwick and Rogers the next three. The finals in singles which was played this morning was by far the best tennis ever seen in the city. The match was between Dr. Blatherwick of Van Hook, who for three years straight, won the state championship, and Alex Drapes of this city. Mr. Drapes had only been on the courts three times previous to this tourna ment and put up some very fine tennis. Dr. Blatherwick won the match. The first two sets went to Drapes and the next three to the doctor. The score was 5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. In the doubles there were two oth er very good matches. Drapes and Harding playing Blatherwick and Rogers put up some very good tennis. They took the first set 2-6 and lost the next two. The hardest double match was be tween White and Mclntyre of Don nybrook and Elsworth and* Corbett of Williston. Forty eight games were played in this match,'Corbett and Els worth winning, 7-5, 10-12, 8-6. The surprise of the tournament was the tennis put up by Mr. Drapes. He played a wonderful game considering the amount of practice he had and he is sure to make them all go some next season. Demonstration Ends Tomorrow The Canning demonstration thathas been in session for the' past three days will end tomorrow night. This demonstration is in charge of the Woman's National Council of Defence and is being held in the building just north of Pasonault's Studio on Main Street. The work is being conducted by Mrs. G. M. Holland, County Food Chairman and Mrs. Dr. MacManus assisted by women from the country surrounding Williston. They have equipment sufficient for the canning of 200 quarts of vegetables during an afternoon. Tomorrow afternoon is set aside for the women of the sec ond ward of Williston and any other women who wish to bring vegetables to be canned. Any kind of vegetables will be canned and ail they ask of the women is that they bring the vegeables, a dish pan, parring knife, dish towel and the cans for the vege tables and stay and assist with the canning of their vegetables. Any amount may be brought and this is a mighty fine chance and a cheap one for the women of Williston to get their green vegetables canned for next winters use and also learn how £his canning is done in the right way. During the past few days of the dem onstration a great deal of -fine work has been done but more of it could have been handled had the women turned out. Bring any green vegetables such as green corn on the cob, beans, peas, cauliflower, swiss chard, beets, etc. These vegetables will taste mighty fine next winter and every family should have their supply. Child Welfare Examination Here 1 On Monday and Tuesday of this week the Child Welfare department of the Womens Council of Defence measured and weighed about, 450 chil dren under six years of age at the Elk's Home in this city. Mrs. Blais dell was in charge of this work and was assisted by the physicians of the city and several other Www belong ing to the local council. Many of the children WILU8T0N GRAPHIC were found to be all 0. K. physically wMle oth ers were found with ailments of which their parents were not aware of. Two cards were filled out for each child, one which was given to the parents and the other sent into headquarters at Washington. The object of this examination was to ascertain the ail ment of all the children of the com munity and correct them while they were young. The examination was given throughout the country by the Council of Defence free of charge and will no doubt have a great deal to do with the development of a strong I and sturdy future generation. The Williston doctors that assisted with the examinations were Drs. Win del, Trainor, Nicholson, Distad, Doch terman, Hagen and MacManus. Community Club To Meet There will be a meeting of the Wil'derich liston Community club at the office of N. B. Ludowese Friday evening at 8 p. m. All those that are interested in the development of the club are urged to be present at this meeting. Him New School Shoos for tne Poys and Girls The test of a shoe is service, not price. Queen Quality val ues please because of service rendered. "Money's Worth" in style, materials and work manship is the basis of their appeal to discriminating shoe buyers. re iv some very pretty new lasts in ladies Crossett Shoes in browns, greys and tans, all leathers. In Williston 23 Years Ago From news printed in the Williston Graphic August, 1895 Wm. Snyder our tonsorial artist has a card in the Graphic and don't you forget it. Jim Heffernan won the prize at the poverty social Friday night for the worst looking tramp in the gang. The most courted of all living things at the present time, is the festive prairie chicken. A light shower yesterday morning not only slacked the thirst of the fes tive mosquito, but quieted the rest less dust in the streets of Williston. The prairie fire last Tuesday after* noon destroyed 35 tons of hay for Sheriff H. Roehr, and did some other damage to settlers on the Little Muddy. Miss Hughes and Mrs. D. Van Dyke rendered valuable services by their vocal efforts at the social entertain ment Friday evening, as did also Mrs. Bayrell who so skilfully pre sided at the^gan. It is now I positive fact that Hed Bros.Hso' long post traders at I Ft. Biiford fojill open up a general 1storebeen at Williston and October 1st. has fixed as the date of their 1 advent in the thriving city. Hedderich Bros, are well known throughout this SHOES Win You Accept This Earnest Invitation? Beginning tomorrow morning we offer the styles, the service, the values that only Queen Quality shoes can give. We urge you take an early opportunity to inspect our new showing of this famous make "QaeenQua)ity"Means Full Money's Worth Your style ideas and your footwear needs are realized in Queen Quality famous shoes. Every model is an approved style every price means a solid standard of value. A SAFE PLACE TO TRADE section as thoroughly competent and reliable merchants, with an abundance of capital and experience. Lieut Albright and his surveying party, who have been wandering over the prairie between here and the Manitoba line for nearly two weeks —practically lost— struck Williston last Tuesday, and returned to Ft. Bu ford Saturday. From all accounts they must have had a hard time of it, and suffered more from the lack of water than from any other cause. There has been shipped from this point this season 73,000 pounds of wool and ten carloads of cattle, the latter shipment having, been made by W. L. Richards. About Tuesday of this week it is expected that Mr. Uhlman will ship 5 cars, and the Mis souri Valley Stock Growers' Asso ciation will ship 15 cars more. These are but forerunners of much larger shipments that will be made later in the season. Dan Harris who has done all the threshing) in this neighborhood re ports the yield of oats in this part of the country very light ranging from 15 to 45 bu. per acre, but the yield of wheat is exceptionally good, aver aging from 30 to 40 bu. per acre. The threshing in this vicinity is about all done and a few fine days will finish it. WOULD HAVE US BUILD MITTEN FACTORY W. O. Hollar had a letter from his friend J. W. Shawhan of Elwood, In diana, recently and as usual it con tained a few sketches. In speaking Thursday, August 29, 1918. Made for American women by America's greatest wom en's shoe manufacturers. Queen Quality footwear is ap proved throughout the nation for its smartness, reliability and value. Every model meets Government requirements. Buy Kreider's Kicker Shoes for the Boys. The best ever. 4 at Crossett Shoe for Men. Makes life's walk easy. of Williston Mr. Shawhan said he thought a "Mitten Factory" would be a fine thing to build. Just think of that, a "Mitten Factory'' and the girls complaining already that there ain't enough boys to go around. Mr. Shawhan said it was hot there but. then, "he always noticed that it was hotter in summer than -winter.'? Six Special Class Men To Grand Forks Six men will be called to entrain for service and will receive special training at Grand Forks about the first of September. The exact date for their departure has not been an nounced. Iliose that will be called for this draft are: Elbert Palmar, Williston Christian Arnason, Balton, Minn. Martin Hemsing, Tioga Carl Eggen, Bonetraill Gunder Kvande, Bonetraill. Another Draft Call For September Six' men will leave Williston on September 3rd. for Camp Grant, at Rock Island, 111. These men come under the special limited call. Those that have been called for this draft are: Monte Ailes, Williston Rich ard C. Mallay, Filmore, N. D. George Christenson, Wildrose James Priest, Crystal, N. D. Lars E. Blomquist, Alexander, Minn. Luciane Mario, St. Louis, Mo.