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Ml 154N men, taetadlW.oBww,
no NMtrvc force of aa»y character.
Conscription 1b abolished, only voluntary
,, service being permitted, with fa minimum
period of 25 years' service .for officers
,A, ,*nd 12 for men. No member of the Qer
iv mu mercantile piarlne will permitted
Ml
any* naval training.
All German vessels of war In foreign
iports, and the German hion sea fleet m
!l«rned at Scapa Flow will be surren
dered, the final disposition of these ships
to be decided upon by the allied and as
aociated powers.
AIR.—1The Mated forces of Geriasajr
•Mt aot laeMe My Military
OT
air farces except for aot over oae
ircd Maraied seaplanes to be retalaed
till October 1 to search for aabMarlne
•Imb, Mo dirigible shall he kept.
PRISONERS O*' WAR.—The repatria
tion of German prisoners and Interned
civilians is to be carried out without de
lay and at Germany's expense by a com
mission composed of representatives of
the allies and Germany. Those under
sentence for offenses against discipline
an to be repatriated without regard to
the completion of their sentence. Until
Germany has surrendered persons guilty
of offenses against the laws and customs
of war. the allies have the right to re
tain selected German officers.
GRAVES.—Both parties will respect and
maintain the graves of soldiers and sall
ois buried on their territories, agree to
'recognise and assist any commission
'charged by any allied or associate gov
ernment with identifying, registering,
'maintaining or erecting suitable monu
.ments over the graves, and to afford to
each other all facilities for the repatria
tion of the remains of their soldiers.
RESPONSIBILITIES.—The silled Ml
associated pablldy arraign
William II. of Hoheasollera, formerly
Geraiaa emperer, aot for an offease
against crlmlasl law, hat for a sa
'preae offesse sgalast lateraatloaal
Morality aad the sanctity of treaties,
The ex-emperor's surrender is to be
requested of Holland, and a special tri
bunal set up, composed of one Judge from
.each of the five great powers, with full
'guaranties of the right of defense. It Is
to be guided "by the highest motives of
International policy with a view of vin
dicating the solemn obligations of In
ternational undertakings and the valld
ilty of International morality" and will
fix the punishment It feels should be
imposed.
Persons accused of having committed
I acts in violation of the laws and customs
ot war are to he tried and punished by
military tribuaals under military law. If
ithe charges affect nationals of only one
{state they will be tried before a tribunal
of that state If they affect nationals of
several states they will be tried before
Joint tribunals of the states concerned.
.Germany shall hand over to the asso
ciated governments either Jointly or sev
erally all persons so accused and all
.documents and Information necessary to
Insure full knowledge of the incriminat
tin*. acts, the discovery of the offenders
and the just appreciation of the respon
sibility.
Section Seven—Reparation.
The allied aad associated govna*
saeats mMrm, aad' Geraiaay accepts oa
behalf of herself aad her allies, the re
apoaalhlllty for eaaslag all the loss
aad dassage to whleh the allied aad
associated governments aad their aa
tleaals /have been sahjected as a con
ee%aeace of the war Imposed apoa
thesa hy the aggressloa of the eaeaiy
atatea.
The total obligation of Germany to
pay, as defined in the category of dam
ages, Is to be determined and notified
to her after a fair hearing and not
later than May 1, 1921, by an inter
allled reparation commission. At the
same time a schedule of payments to
discharge the obligation within thirty
years shall be presented. These pay
-ments are subject to postponement In
certain contingencies. Germany irrev
ocably recognizes the full authority of
this commission, agrees to supply it
with all the necessary Information and
to pass legislation to effectuate its
findings. She further agrees to restore
to the allies cash and certain articles
which can be identified.
As an immediate step toward resto
ration Germany shall pay within two
years 20,000,000,000 marks in either
?orms
rold, goods, ships, or other specific
of payment, with tfep under
standing that certain expenses, such as
those of the armies of occupation aad
payments ,for food and raw materials,
may be deducted at the discretion of
tho allies.
While the frand total of damages
assessed against Germany may exceed
her ability to pay, she undertakes to
make compensation for all damages
caused to civilians under seven main
categories: (a) Damages by personal
Injury to civilians caused by acts of
war, directly or indirectly (b) damage
caused to civilians by acts of cruelty
ordered by the enemy and to civilians
In the occupied territory (c) damages
caused by maltreatment of prisoners
d) damages to the allied peoples pre
sented by pensions and separation al
lowances capitalized at the signature
of this treaty (e) damages to prop
erty other than np.val or military ma
terials (f) damages to civilians by be
'lng forced to labor (g) damages in the
form of levies or fines imposed by the
enemy.
In periodically estimating Germany's
capacity tft ,pay the reparation com
mission shall examine the German sys
-tem of taxation, first to the end that
fthe
sums for reparation which Ger
many is required to pay shall become
a charge upon all her revenues, frlor
,to that for the service or discharge of
any domestic loan, and, secondly, so as
to satisfy itself that in general the
'German scheme of taxatl.on is fully as
heavy proportionately as that ot any
of the powers represented on the com
mission.
Tt? commission may require Germany
to give from time to time, by way of
guaranty, Issues of bonds or other obliga
tions to cover such claims as are not
otherwise \satisfled. In this connection
and on account of the total amount of
claim#, bond issues are presently to be
required of Germany in acknowledgment
'of Its debt as follows:
Twenty billion marks, gold, payable
:aot later than May 1, 1921, without in
iterest forty billion marks, gold, bearing
per cent Interest between 1921 and
'1926 and thereafter 5 per cent, with a 1
jper cent sinking fund payment begin
ning in 1926 and an undertaking to de
liver forty billion marks gold bonds bear
ing interest at 5 per cent, under terms to
ibe fixed by the commission,
SHIPPING.—The German government
recognizes the right of the allies to the
replacement, ton for ton and class toi
class, of all merchant ships and fishing
boats lost or damaged owing to the war,
and agrees to cede to the allies all Ger
man merchant ships of 1,600 ton's gross
'and upward one-half of her ships between
1,600 and 1,000 tons gross and one-quarter
I of her steam trawlers and other Ashing
boats These ships are to be delivere'd
Within two months to the reparation
committee, together with documents of
title evidencing the transfer of the ships
free from encumbrance.
As an additional part of reparation,
the German government further agrees
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to build merchant ships for the accouni
Of the allies to the amount of not ex
ceedlng 200,000 tons gross .annually dur
ing the next five years. All ships used
'for inland navigation taken by German}
.from the allies are to be restored withlr
two months, the amount of loss not cov
ered by such restitution to be made u[
by the cession of the German river fleei
up to 20 per cent thereof.
In order to effect payment by deliv
eries in kind, Germany Is required, for
'limited number of years, varying in th
jcase of each, to deliver coal, coal -tai
products, dyestuffs and chemical drugs it
specific amounts to the reparations com
mission. The commission may so modi
:fy the conditions of delivery as not tc
Interfere unduly with Germany's indus
trial requirements. The deliveries of coa:
are based largely upon the principle oi
making good diminutions In the produc
tion of the allied countries resulting froir.
the war.
DEVASTATED ARBAS.—Germany un
dertakes to devote her economic re
sources directly to the physical restora
tion of the Invaded areas. The reparatior
commission »ls authorized to require Ger
many to replace the destroyed articles b)
the delivery of animals, machinery, etc.
oxlstlng In .Germany, and to manufactur«
.materials required for reconstruction pur
'poses all with due consideration -for Ger
many's essential domestic requirements
Germany is to restore within .six month:
the Koran of the Caliph Gthman, former
ly at Medina, to the king of Hedjaz, anc
tne skull of the Sultan Okwawa, formerl)
In German East Africa, to his Britannic
majesty's government. The German gov
ernment is also to restore to .the Frencl
fovenaknt certain papers taken by th
-T
German authorities In 1IT0. belonging tfcea
to M. Reuher, and to restore the French
flags taken during the war of 1870 ana
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FINANCES.—Powers to which German
territory Is ceded will assume a cer
tain portion of the German prewar debt,
the amount to be fixed by the repara
tions commission on the basts or the
ratio between the revenue and of the
.ceded territory and Germany's total rev
enues for the three years preceding the
war. In view, however, of the special
circumstances under which Alsace-Lor
raine was separated from France in
1871, when Germany refused to accept
lany part of the French public debt.
France will not assume any part of Ger
many's prewar debt there, nor will Po
land share In certain German debts In
curred for the oppression of Poland. If
the value of the German public property
In ceded territory exceeds the amount
of debt assumed, the states to which
.property ceded will give credit on repara
tion for the excess, with the exception
of Alsace-Lorraine. Mandatory powers
.will not assume any German debts or
give any credit for German government
property. Germany renounces all rights
of representation on, or control of, state
banks, commission or other similar Inter
national financial and economic organisa
tions.
Germany is required to pay the total
cost of the armies of occupation from the
date of the armistice aa long as they are
maintained in German territory, this cost
to be a first charge on her resources. The
cost of reparation is the next charge,
after making such provisions for pay
ments for imports as the allies may deem
necessary.
Germany is to deliver to the allied
and associated powers all sums deposited
In Germany by Turkey and Austria-Hun
gary In connection with the financial sup
port extended by her to them during the
war and to transfer to the allies. all
claims against Austria-Hungary, Bul
garia or Turkey in connection with agree
ments made during the war. Germany
confirms the renunciation of the treaties
of Bucharest and Brest-Lltovsk.
On the request of the reparations com
mission Germany will expropriate any
rights or interests of her nationals in
Slose
ublic utilities in ceded territories or
administered by mandatories, and
in Turkey, China, Russia, Austria-Hun
gary and Bulgaria, and transfer them to
the reparations commission, which will
credit ner with their value.
Germany guarantees to repay to Bra
sil the fund arising from the sale of Sao
'Paulo coffee which she refused to allow
Brazil to withdraw from Germany.
Section Eight—Economic Clause*..
CUSTOMS'.—For a period of six months
Germany shall impose no tariff duties
higher than the lowest in force (h 1914,
and for certain agricultural products,
wines, vegetable oils, artificial silk and
washed or scoured wool this restriction
obtains for two and a half years or for
Ave years unless further extended by the
league of nations. Germany must give
most favored nation treatment to the
allied and associated powers. She shall
Impose no customs tariff for five years
on goods originating in Alsace-Lorraine
and for three years on goods originating
in former German territory ceded to Po
land, with the right of observation of a
similar exception for Luxemburg.
SHIPPING.—Ships of the allied and
associated powers shall for five years and
thereafter, under condition of reciprocity,
unless the league of nations otherwise
decides, enjoy tne same rights in German
ports as German vessels and have most
favored nation treatment in Ashing, coast
ing trade and towage, even in territorial
waters. Ships of a country having no
seacoast may be registered at some one
place within its territory.
UNFAIR COMPETITION—Germany un
dertakes to give the trade of the allied
and associated powers adequate safe
guards against unfair competition and in
particular to suppress the use of false
wrappings and markings and on condition
of reciprocity to respect the laws and
judicial decisions of allied and associated
states in respect of regional appellations
of Wines and spirits.
TREATMENT OF NATIONALS.—Ger
many shall impose no exceptional taxes
or restrictions upon the nationals of the
allied and adssociated states for a period
of Ave years and, unless the league of na
tions acts, for an. additional Ave years.
German
nationality
shall not continue to
attach to a person who has become *a
national of an allied or associated
MULTILATERAL CONVENTIONS—
Some forty multilateral conventions are
renewed between Germany and the al
lied and associated powers, but special
conditions are attached to Germany's
readmission to-several.
PREWAR DEBTS. A system of
clearing houses is to be created within
three months, one in Germany and one
in each allied and associated state
which adopts the plan Tor the payment
of prewar debts. Including those aris
ing from contracts suspended by the
war for the adjustment of the proceeds
of the liquidation of enemy property and
the settlement or other obligations.
ENEMY PROPERTY.—Germany shall
restore or pay for all private enemy
property seized or damaged by her. the
amount of damages to be Axed by the
mixed arbitral tribunal. The allied and
associated states may liquidate Ger
man private property within their
territories as compensation for prop
erty of their nationals not restored or
paid for by Germany for debts owed
to their nationals by German na
tionals and for other claims against
Germany. Germany is to compensate
its nationals for such losses and to
deliver- within six months all docu
ments relating to property held by its
nationals in allied and associated states.
All war legislation as to enemy property
rights and interests is confirmed and all
claims by Germany against the allied or
associated gdVernnienfs' "for acts under
receptional war measures abandoned.
CONTRACTS Prewar contracts be
tween allied and associated nations, ex
cepting the United States, Japan and Bra
zil, and German nationals, are canceled
except for debts for accounts already
performed, agreements for the transfer
of property where the property had al
ready passed, leases of land and houses,
contracts of mortgage, pledge or lien,
mining concessions, contracts with gov
ernments and insurance contracts.
Mixied arbitral tribunes shall be es
tablished of three members, one chosen
by Germany, one by the associated states
and the third by agreement, or failing
which by the president of Switzerland.
They shall have jurisdiction over ail dis
putes as to contracts concluded before
the present peace treaty.
INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS—
Industrial, literary and artistic property
are re-established,. the special war meas
ures of the allied and associated powers
are ratified and the right reserved to
impose conditions on the use of German
patents and copyrights when in the public
interest. Except as between the United
States and Germany prewar licenses and
rights to sue for Infringements *are can
celled.
Section Nine.
OPtUM.—The contracting powers agree,
whether* or not they have signed and
ratified the opium convention of January
23, 1912, or signed the special protocol
opened at The Hague In accordance with
resolutions adopted by the third opium
conference in 1914, to bring the- said con
vention into force by enacting within 12
months of the peace the necessary legisla
tion.
RELIGIOUS MISSIONS.-The allied and
associated powers agree that the proper
ties of religious missions in territories be
longing or ceded to them shall continue
In their work under oontrol of the powers.
Germany renouncing all claims In their
behalf.
Section Ten.
AERIAL NAVIGATION.—Aircraft of
the allied and associated powers have full
liberty o4 passage and landing over and
in German territory, equal treatment with
German planes as to use of German*air
dromes, and with most favored nation
planes as to internal commercial traffic
in Germany. Germany agrees to accept
allied certiAcates of nationality, air
worthiness or competency fr licenses and
to apply the convention relative to aerial
navigation concluded between the allied
and associated powers to her own aircraft
over her own territory. T.hese rules apply
until 1923 unless Germany has since been
admitted to the league of nations or to
the above convention.
S E
FREEDOM OK TRANSIT.
-Germany
must grunt freedom of franslt through
her territories hy mall or water to 'per
sons, goods, ships, carriages, and malls
from or to any of the allied 4r asso
ciated powers, without cbstoms or transit
duties,^undue delays, restrictions or dis
cv'jnlnatlons based on nationality, meant
of transport, or place of entry or de
parture. Goods In transit shall be assured
all possible speed of Journey, especially
perishable good*. Germany may apt
divert traffic from its normal course In
favor of her own transport routes or
maintain "control stations in connection
with transmigration traffic. She may not
establish any tax discrimination against
the ports of allied or associated powers
must grant the letter's seapdrts all fac
tors, and reduced tariffs granted her
own or other nationals, ana afford the
allied and associated powers equal rights
with those of her own nationals In her
ports and waterways, save that she Is
free to open or close her maritime coast-1
lng trade.
FREE ZONES IN PORTS—Free sones
existing In German ports on August 1,
1914, must be maintained with due facili
ties as to warehouse and packing, without
discrimination, and without charges ex
cept for expenses of administration and
use. Goods leaving the free sones for
consumption in Germany and goods
brought into the free sones from Ger
many shall be subject to the ordinary im
port and export taxes.
INTERNATIONAL RIVERS-The Elba
from the junction of the Vltava, the Vl
tava from Prague, the Oder from Oppa.
the Nlemen from Grodno and the Danube
from Utm are declared International, to
gether with their connections. The ri
parian states must ensure good conditions
of navigation within tkelr territories un
less a- special organisation exists therefor.
Otherwise appeal may be had to a special
tribunal of the league of nations, which
also may arrange for a general Interna
tional waterways convention.
The Elbe and Oder are to be placed
.under International commissions to meet
withkt three months.
THE DANUBE—The European Danube
commission reassumed Its prewar pow
ers, but for the time being with repre
sentatives of only Great Britain, France,
Italy and Roumania. The upper Danube
Is lp be administered by a new Interna
tiornl commission until a definite statute
be drawn up at a conP6fence of the pow
ers nominated by the allied and asso
ciated governments within one year after
the peace.
THE RHINE AND THE MOSELLE.—
The Rhine is placed under the central
commission to meet at Strassbourg within
six months after the peace and to be com
posed of four representatives of France,
which shall In addition select the presi
dent, four of Germany, and two each of
Great Britain, Italy, Belgium, Switzer
land, and the Netherlands.
Section Twelve.
RAILWAYS.—Germany in addition
to most favored nation treatment on
her railways, agrees to cr-operate In
the establishment of through ticket
services for passengers and baggage
to Insure communication by rail be
tween the allied, associated and other
states to allow construction or im
provement within twenty-flve years of
such lines as necessary and to con
form her rolling stock to enable its in
corporation In trains of the allied or
associated powers. She also agrees to
accept the denunciation of the Gothard
convention If Switzerland and Italy
request, and temporarily to execute
instructions as to the transport of
troops alid supplies and the establish
ment of postal and telegraphic service,
as provided.
CZECHO-SLOVAKIA. To assure
.Cxecho-Slovakia access to the sea, spe
cial rights are given her both nofth
and south. Toward the Adriatic she
is permitted to run her own through
trains to Flume and Trieste. To the
north Germany is to lease her for 99
years spaces in Hamburg and Stettin,
The former is composed of four rep
resentatives of each state, two from the
government and one each from the em
ployers and the employed each of them
may-vote individually. It will be a de
liberative legislation body, its measures
taking the form of draft conventions or
recommendations for legislation, which
If passed by two-thirds vbte must be sub
mitted to the law-making authority In
every state participating. Each govern
ment may enact the terms into law, ap
prove the principle, but modify them to
•local needs leave the actual legislation
In case of a federal state to local legis
latures, or reject the convention altogeth
er without further obligation.
The international labor office is es
tablished at the seat of the league of
nations and .part of its organization. It
is to collect and distribute Information On
labor throughout the world and prepare
agenda for the conference.
It will publish a t^rlodical in French
and English and possibly other lan
uages. Each state agrees to make to It
or presentation to the conference an an
nual report of Measures taken to execute
accepted conventions.
Tne first meeting of the conference
will take place in October. 1919. at
Washington, to discuss the eight-hour
day or 48-hour week prevention of
unemployment extension and ap
plication of the international conven
tions adopted at Berne In 1906 prohlb
Itlng night work for women and the
use of white .phosphorus In the man-
1
ufr.cture of matches- and the employ
ment of women and children, at night
or In unhealthy work, of women before
and after childbirth, including mater
nity benefit, and of children as regards
minimum age.
Section Fourteen.
GUARANTEES.—As a guarantee for the
execution of the treaty German territory
to the west of the Rnine, together with
the bridgeheads, will be occupied by»allied
•and associated troops for 15 years' period
If the conditions are faithfully carried out
by Germany, certain districts, including
tne bridgehead of Cologne, will be evac
uated at the expiration of five years cer
tain other districts, including the bridge
head of Coblenz, and the territory nearest
the Belgian frontier, will be evacuated
.after ten years, and the remainder, in
eluding the bridgehead of Mainz, will be
'evacuated after 15 years. In case the
I Interallied reparation commission Anas
that Germany has failed to observe the
whole or part of her obligations, either
during the. occupation or after tltie IS
years have expired, the whole or 'part
of the areas specified will be reoccupied
immediately. If before the expiration of
the 15 years Germany compiles with aU
the treaty undertakings, the occupying
forces will be witndrawn immediately.
EASTERN EUROPE. All German
troops at present In territories to the east
of the new frontier shall return as soon,
as the allied and associated governments
deem wise. They are to abstain from
all requisitions and are In no way to in
terfere wltlK measures for national, de
fense taken by thfe government concerned.
All questions regarding occupation not
provided for by the treaty will be regu
lated by ir subsequent convention or con
ventions which will have similar force
and effect.
SocMon Fifteen.
MISCELLANEOUS.—Germany agrees to
recognise the full validity of the treatie*
of peace and additional conventions to
concluded by the allied and associated
powers with the powers allied with Ger
many, to agree to the decision* to
taken as to the territories of Austria
Hangary Bulgaria and TurKijy and to
recognise the »new. states in the frontier*
to be fixed for them.
Germany agrees not to put forward any
pecuniary claim's against any allied* or
associated power signing the present
to the
reserve the right to examine all decisions I
WILLI8TON GRAPHIC
mlsston^of Vhr^^ep^esen?ingyc5seche- £.ined,for
Slovakia. Germany and Great Britain.
THE KIEL CANAIa—The Kiel canal
Is to remain free and open to war and
merchant ships of all nations at peace
with Germany, subject, goods and ships
of all states are to be treated on terms
of absolute equality, and no taxes to
be Imposed beyond those necessary for
upkeep and improvement, for which
Germany is to be responsible. In case
of violation of or disagreement as to
those provisions, any state may appeal
to the league of-nations, and may de
mand the appointment of an interna
tional commission. For preliminary
hearing of complaints Germany shall
establish a local authority at Kiel.
Section Thirteen.
INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANI
ZATION—Members of the league of na
tions agree to establish a permanent or
ganization to promote international ad
justment of labor conditions, to consist
of an annual international labor confer
ence and an international labor office.
of German prize courts. The pcesenti Z.
trealy,
of which the French
rtexts*are,both
authentic, shall
soon
be ratified I in
as
Correspondence
(Continued from page 2)
I I I I
PHEKRNI
By a Staff Correspondent S
I I I
The' three Peipin schools ihad a
picnic Friday at Palmer school house
it- being "the last day of school" for
the pupils of Miss Elsie Petty and
Mrs. Clyde Kenney.
Miss Glenna Ellis and pupils will
give a program at the Spring Hill
school, Saturday evening, May 17.
Their school closed on Friday, but the
season being a very busy one at this
time, Miss Ellis decided to give the
program and a pie social Saturday
evening in order that the farmers
may attend. It means earnest work
on the part of a teacher and pupils
to give a program at the close of
school, therefore let the people of
Pherrin township and vicinity put
forth an effort to attend this prgram
Saturday evening.
W. O. Hollar spent Sunday at Mr.
Keils on Missouri Ridge.
Mr. Hollar reports that the rain
we had Saturday caused the water to
rise in the Little Muddy so as to
float his foot bridge log away some
time Sunday while he was away on
Missouri Ridge. It has been a num
ber of years since the water has
moved the foot log at this time.
Carl Bellach received word Sunday
of ft sad accident to his grandson
George, aggl 14, while working in
a gravel pit. A large rock fell on
him killing him instantly. The ac
cident happened south of Aregard
where he makes his home.
R. W. Young and wife and Mrs. C.
W. Young attended a lecture given
by Paul Stark at the armory Friday
evening.
Ivan Metzgar and wife were callers
Sunday at W. S. Hanna's, F. B. Lar
son's and L. C. Hart's.
Thos Stenehjem of Williston visit
ed over Snuday at Theodore Moen's.
George Bowen and family of Medi
ine Lodge and A. R. Marshall and
family of Williston visited Sunday at
W. S. Hanna's.
Clyde Kenney and wife were enter-
SUP?er
at W A
Thursday evening.
Palmer'8
Jacob Hanson, who has been tak
ing treatments at the Williston hos
pital lately, returned home Friday,
his brother Harry going in after him
in his car.
Wiliam Fralick, from near Mar
mon, stopped at W. O. Hollar's Sun
day While enroute to Springbrook.
He got stuck crosing the Little Mud
dy, the water being higher than usual
H. W. Price helped him get out of the
river.
Mrs. John Durham will entertain
the Helping Hand club Thursday.
Mrs. E. H. Mellor, Mrs. R. W.
Young, Mrs. Floyd" Trumbo and Mrs.
L. C. Hart attended the District Fe
deration Meeting of Clubs in Willis
ton Wednesday They were members
representing the Helping Hand Club,
one of the oldest clubs in the State of
North Dakota
Fred Page and family have moved
to the Walter Amor farm with Mr.
Amor and the children, Harlan and
Beatrice Amor. Mr. Page is farming
grandpa Wagenman's farm this year.
Mrs. Borden and daughter Helen,
Mrs. John Wagenman and daughter
Edna, of Williston, attended the school
picnic at the Palmer school house on
Friday.
Mr. Reaser and family moved to
the Rodman farm, better known as
Frank Sievert's farm, last week and
have begun farming.
Frank Frederick and wife autoed to
Rose Hill school Friday to get their
daughter Gladys who is teaching
there.
BETHEL DALE
By a Staff Correspondent
Quite a rain we had. Everyone is
glad to see the sun shine again.
Mrs. Amos Wylie went to Trenton
Wednesday.
Wallie Hanson from Buford took
dinner at the E. P. Keplinger home
Thursday.
Beatrice Frederickson from Willis
ton is spending a few days with Viv
ian and Kenneth Baker.
Upton Nogle spent Sunday after
noon at Chris Braaten's.
Miss Emma Wylie is staying with
Mrs. George Olson of Hardscrabble.
Miss Nora Olson was thrown from
a horse one day last week, but for
tunately was not hurt.
Harry Armsterberg was in Trenton
one day last week.
Mrs. A. E. Wylie called on Mrs. E.
Scott Wednesday afternoon.
Angie Braaten is staying with her
uncle Chris Braaten and family
Upton Noggle, lately from France,
is helping Amos Wylie with his
spring work.
George Southard from Hardscrab
ble passed through here Friday en
route to Williston.
Mrs. Chris Braaten called on Mrs.
Keplinger Monday afternoon.
Angie Braaten spent Sunday even
ing with Beatrice Keplinger.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Parrent and fam
ily from Williston visited in this
.. neighborhood Sunday of last week,
treaty based on events previous to tne Ai in town Wed
coming Into forceL of the treaty, Chris Kraaten was in town rr eu
Germany accepts all decrees as to
nesday.
Sia
or afcatd co™.d ThValhe.
Ed. Scott and wife autoed to
Trenton Tuesday afternoon.
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British'
„^„i 'nf a.-j.-rnhhlp was
Fred Saterlee
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possible.
The treaty is to become effective' Jav fi.
in all respects for each power,on the wivn
date of deposition of It) ratUcatlon.
of HarascraDDie was
neighborhood Sunday.
fMthfc^deposltlo'ft ef ratlflcatlons nade« -J .nont Wednps
In rorls as
I Beatrice Keplinger spent weanes
Beatrice Wylie.
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E. R. Keplinger and V. Baker
called at the E. A. Scott home Tues
day afternoon
Owing to the bad weather our rural
mail carrier did not arrive Friday or
Saturday.
Beatrice Keplinger had the misfor
tune to sprain her ankle badly Fri
day.
Miss Nettie Thorson of Buford
spent* the week end with Beatrice
Keplinger.
Ed. Scott and wife called at the
George Southard home Sunday.
Mrs. Chris Braaten was in Willis
ton Saturday. She went in to see a
doctor.
Earl Erwin and family spent Sun
day with E. Keplinger and family.
Miss Vivian Baker was in Williston
Saturday.
Beatrice Keplinger and Kenneth
Baker visited the Marley school Fri
day and brought the teacher, Miss
Thorson, home with them for a few
days visit.
Ed. Keplinger was calling in the
Marley neighborhood Monday.
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SUMMIT VALLEY
By a Staff Correspondent
Mrs. Ole Nelson arrived home after
a visit with her sister at Valley City.
Anybody wishing any jack rabbits
come to Dublin township and your
needs will be well supplied.
Clarence W. Halphide transacted
business at Williston last week. He
went there to get some seed wheat,
but could not secure it there and had
to go to Springbrook where he secured
some at three dollars a bushel.
Mrs. Girton and children called on
Ms. Brekke Thursday.
Jessie Walker was a caller at Jim
Toftes place Tuesday. She had a
birthday cake for Mrs. Toftes' baby
girl who was one year old the sixth
of May.
Mrs. Henry Bartels was a caller on
Mrs. Girton Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Albert Zepp
attended the funeral of Mrs.» Olaf
Bjella Saturday* and as their t^ar
would not work they stayed in town
over night. The children were wor
ried over the fact and drove with a
team towards Epping and overtook
them about a mile from town.
Misses Inez and Genevieve Zepp
were callers at the Dewey place Tues
day afternoon.
Miss Jeanette Walker went to Ep
ping to attend school Tuesday. She
has been going there all winter.
There was Norweign school at
Brekke's Tuesday. There are a num
ber of pupils going to this school and
reading for the preacher, Rev. Stu
land, some in Norweign and some in
English. There is going to be about
five in this vicinity confirmed 'this
fall.
Miss Sue Edwards was going to
start school oit .Wednesday, but as
she got sick, she decided to put it off
to Monday.
Mrs. Henry Bartels was a caller on
Mrs. E. A. Walker one day last week.
It seems as though it is true to all
of us that wide belts are the, style
thjjp,. year, and North Dakota we now
understand is included in the belt,
because rain and sunshine takes up
all the time and we hope it wil end
that way in the fall, but in an indirect
way of course such as money and
prosperity for the farmers of North
Dakota.
The Summit Valley Red Cross
FORTY TEARS A DRUGGIST
He Endorses
PERUNA
Read this from Mr. L. A. Richardson
of Marine, Illinois^
MARKET:
Give
"1 have been engaged In the retail drag bn«l
•tu here for the pant forty years. During this
time I have seen many patent medicines come
Into use. flourish for one or two years and then
gradually disappear. There are very few of
these remedies that possess enough real merit to insure them long
life, reran® has always tteen a good seller with as, with marked
lacreaae from year to year. The change in the formula some years
ago. by the addition of the slightly laxative properties, has made It
reliable remedy for eoastlpatloa and for colds. If taken hourly in
tablespoonful doses by adults It will break up the worst cold la two
or three days' time. I take pleasure in urging my brother druggists
to recommend it for these two ailments."
Sold Everywhere liquid or Tablet Form A»k Your Dealer
If You Believe in
Co-operation
have your Shoes repaired at
the West Broadway Shoe
Shop as they buy all the leather used in their
repairing from the Williston Tannery and
its all tanned and manufactured here in
Williston.
Absolutely the
Thursday, May 15,1919
meeting will be held at E. C. Fisher's
place Saturday, May 17.
James Walker was in Epping Sun
day to get the teacher Miss Sue Ed
wards.
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PAINTED WOOD
By a Staff Correspondent
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Everybody is busy in the fields and
wish the rain would not bother them
so much.
Mr and Mrs. Rube DeLorme were
in Williston Saturday.
Jay Hathaway and Harry Brown
made a trip to Trenton and Williston
Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Lilian Johnson is working for
Mrs. Walter Wilde. She expects to
work there throughout the summer.
Mac McMullen is picking up rock
for Bennie Erickson and boarding at
Hathaway's.
Mrs. W. W. Wilde, Lilian Johnson
and Glen Huston were callers at Roy
Baub's Sunday.
Mrs. Jay Hathaway was a caller
at Mrs. H. D. Brown's Wednesday.
Leonard Brickley is over in Mon
tana helping -'his father for a few
days.
Orien Sarf was a caller on the
Browns Sunday.
Messrs. Brown and Hathaway were
callers at W. W. Keltner's Snuday.
W. W. Wilde has returned home
after shipping a carload of cattle to
Chicago and visiting with relatives.
Mrs. Robert Goar was a caller at
Harry Brown's Monday evening.
Bennie Erickson was a caller at E.
Davis's one day last week.
Burning thistles seems to be the
pastime of the day Mrs. Wilde and
Miss Johnson were burning some on
Wednesday.
Mrs. H. D. Brown started out for a
joy ride Wednesday, but the car re
fused to go and she had a joy walk
home.
Robert Goar went to town Saturday
but on account of the sn owotsr rain
but on account of the snow storm
did not come home until Sunday.
Allen Brickley was in Williston
Friday.
Mrs. Rube DeLorme was a caller
on Mrs. Abe DeLorme Thursday.
James Messier and son Raymond
went out east of Williston to look at
some breaking Sunday.
Miss Lillian Johnson spent Friday
afternoon at her home.
Raymond Messier is working for
Mr. Leonhardy for a few days.
Mrs. Roy Bauf was a caller on Mrs.
James Ramey Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wilde were in
town Saturday and came home after
the storm.
Mr. and Mrs. Rube DeLorme were
callers at Abe DeLorme's Sunday.
James Messier, Hary Brown and
Jay Hathaway were hunting for hor
ses Sunday.
Will Marsh and Oscar Bell were in
cur dsitrict boosting the Victory
Loan Saturday.
James Messier and family, Jay
Hathaway and family, were guests
at H. D. Brown's Sunday.
Leonard Brickley returned from
Montana Sunday.
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