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BIG GAME OF
BASE BAIL COMING
W. S. G Will Meet the U. of 1., on
Rogers Field Next
The first championship game of
baseball of the season will be play
ed on Rogers field next Wednesday
afternoon, the first ball to be sent
over the home plate at 3:15 o'clock.
Our boys meet no team in the
entire year that arouses the inter
est and enthusiasm that does a
contest with the husky lads from
over the line, and Rogers field
should be crowded with supporters
of the crimson and gray next Wed
nesday. The W. S. C. team this
year is exceptionally strong, as
evidenced by the defeat of the Lew
iston Normal yesterday by a score
of 11 to 2, and it is confidently ex
pected that they will give the visi
tors all that's coming to them
—Some of our young baseball en
thusiasts have been getting busy
this week and have circulated a
paper among the business rneh and
obtained sufficient funds to grade
out a baseball park pn the hill just
west of town. Teams, scrapers,
«tc, will be put at work next week,
and within a few days the ball
teams from the neighboring towns
can meet our city team on its own
—Several surveying outfits have
been in this vicinity the past week
running the preliminary surveys
for the proposed Spokane & Inland
Electric line. The survey from
Colfax to Pullman has been com
pleted, and work is now progressing
between Pullman and Moscow.
—Those score cards furnished by
Van Bruggan, the tailor, are just as
up-to-date as Mr. Van Bruggan
himself, and add much to the
pleasure of watching a game of base
—Robert Burns and Miss Lucy
Kribs will be married at Pendleton,
Oregon, tomorrow. Mr. Burns was
formerly with Burns Bros., photo
graphers, in this city.
—J. S. Keeney was up from Col
. . . DEALER IN . . .
SHELF AND HEAVY HARDWARE
Stoves, Tinware, Garden Tools, Paints,
Oils, Varnislws, Cement, Lime, and all
other merchandise usually carried in
stock by a complete hardware store.
J. D. ALLEN, Mgr.
PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, APRIL I,>. 1905.
—Mayor Davenport was here
from Colfax Tuesday to consult
with the College people who met
with loss in the recent disaster at
the county seat. The Colfax coun
cil proposes to make good to all
who lost in the accident the amount ]
of the losses, the committee from!
the College committee to recom
mend the amount to he allowed in
each case. In the case of all who
lost clothing the adjudication of
of the loss will he made at once,
but in the two cases that are still
under the care of a physician the
amount can not be arrived at till
later. All the expenses of the fu
neral of Mac Onstot will also be
borne by the city of Colfax.
—J. M. McLean, who is in charge
of the Whitman county exhibit at
the Lewis it Clark fair, has been in
Pullman this week looking after
matters connected with the gather
ing of the'display. He visited the
college Thursday, after which he
went to Wawawai to consult with
W. L. LaFollette concerning a fruit
exhibit. Mr. McLean proposes to
gather fruits, grains, etc., during j
the entire summer as they mature, j
and so keep the exhibit fresh at all'
times. While here he obtained a I
number of harvest and local views
td4)e used in the county booth.
—A team of debaters from Whit
man college defeated a W. S. C.
team last Saturday evening, the
question being "Resolved, that it
should be the policy of the United
States not to hold territory per
manently unless with the intention
that it should ultimately enjoy
statehood." Our team, composed
c/ Messrs. Klepper, Kreager, and;
Jones supported the negative, while
Miss Marsh, Messrs. Galbraith and
Ellis upheld the affirmative. The
judges were Messrs. W. W. Tolraan
and Cyrus Happy, of Spokane, and
0. R. Holcomb of Ritzville.
—Palm Sunday services will be
observed at the Congregational
church tomorrow morning. In the
evening Rev. Chas. VVyatt will
preach on the subject, "The Strength
of Youth and the World's Work."
—Siver's barber shop has been
fitted with new chairs this week,
making it more of a pleasure than
ever to get your whiskers amputa
ted at that establishment.
—Mrs. Elton Fulmer is visiting
friends at Colfax this week.
Roles for the Potato Growing Con- '
test Inaugurated by the f
Public Schools, '
The suggestions made by Prof
essor Dumas in the teachers' insti
tute at Col fax last week, regarding
a potato-growing contest, fell on i
most fertile ground, and already
the school children of the county i
are becoming deeply interested in
the murphy-producing race. Pub
lic spirited men have offered val
uable prizes as an incentive in the
contest, and as a result Whitman
county is apt to surprise the world
in the matter of some of her yields
of the tuber this season.
To get the contest under head
way Jand to give it form the dis
tricts competing are organized into
the "Burbank" club, the name be
ing given it in honor of Burbank,
the producer of a most valuable
i potato that bears his name.
The rules and regulations ar
ranged for the conducting of the
contest are as follows: —
This organization shall be known as
the Burbank Club of Whitman County.
The objects of the Club shall be to
awaken an interest in and spread in
formation about the products of the farm,
orchard and garden.
The County Superintendent of Schools
is.by virtue of his office, Director of the
Any pupil in the public schools of
Whitman County enrolled in a grade be
low the High School may become a mem
ber by notifying the County Superinten
The work outlined for the Club in 1005
is a potato growing contest to be gov
erned by the following rules:
Ist: All work connected with the
growing of the potatoes except plowing,
shall be done by the pupil.
2nd: Plots of ground used shall be in
the form of a square, 16 1-2 feet on a aide.
3rd: There are no restrictions as to
variety of seed, time of planting, or dig
4th: Pupils may fertilize or irrigate if
they see fit. ,
sth: The Chairman of the Board of
Directors or some one designated by him
shall act as Judge in the respective dis
tricts, measure the ground and oversee
the digging and weighing of the pota
Gth: The pupil who secures the largest
yield of marketable potatoes on his plot
shall be adjudged the winner.
It is adjudged that the teacher or some
school officer of each district organize a
local contest offering suitable prizes for
the best yield in their respective dis
tricts, subject to the above rules.
The following prizes are offered in the
County Contest: •
First Prize: A trip to the Lewis &
Clark Fair to the pupil producing the
largest yield. By E. T. Coman of Colfax.
Second Prize: Library of nine books
on agricultural subjects, to the rural
district whose pupils' make the best ex
hibit at the Whitman County Fair. By
Judge S. J. Chad wick, of Colfax.
Third Prize: A gold watch, suitably
engraved, or $30.00 in cash to the teacher
of a rural district who awakens the
greatest interest in the subject. This
interest to be determined by the highest
percentage of, contestants; based upon
the School Census of 1905. Prize guar
anteed by Supt. Showalter.
In the local school district, No.
59, E. S. Burgan & Son offer a
round trip to the Lcjjvis & Clark
fair, for the best yield, while the
First National bank offers a first
prize of $7.50 and a second prize of
—The meetings have been dis
continued at the opera house, and
Rev. Dr. Palmer has gone to Port
At the home of the bride's parents,
hi Mechanic's hill, Tuesday, April
11th, 1905, Ethel Rum Cornelius be
»me the bride of Stephen 0.
Jayne, Rev. F. O. Wyatt, pastor of
the local Congregational church,
speaking the words that were fraught
bo much of life long interest ami with
consequence to two human hearts.
The ceremony was performed at
nine o'clock in the morning, the
parlors of the Cornelius home being
beautifully decorated with flowers
and growing plants, and the con
tracting parties entering the booth
of flowers through a lover's lane of
festooned ribbons. Lohengrin's
wedding march was played by the
groom's sister, Miss Jayne.
Following the ceremony, refresh
ments were served, Misses Pearl
Cornelius and Sayde Thompson
presiding overthe sherbet. Thirty
live guests were present to extend
congratulations and well wishes.
The bride was gowned in white
organdy, trimmed in Valenciennes
lace, and with veil und bouquet of
brides roses, she made a lovely
spring time bride.
With showers of rice and con
gratulations falling upon them, Mr.
and Mrs. Jayne departed on the
10:55 train for Spokane, and after
a short honeymoon passed in that
city, will go to Zillah, Wash., where
Mr. Jayne is employed with the
Washington Water Power Co.
This wedding is the culmination
of another happy W.B.C. romance,
! Mr. Jayne and Miss Cornelius hav
met while at the college here, Mr.
Jayne being a graduate with the
1904 class from the department of
Many and beautiful were the
presents of silver, cut glass, etc.,
received by the bride and groom,
not the least appreciated being a
handsome piano from the bride's
—Rev. Chas. Wyatt, of Wau
bay, South Dakota, is here visiting
his son, Rev. F. O. Wyatt. He
will probably locate in Pullman.
The Surprise store is locating at
Pullman; the low prices to b^
offered at the opening 6ale will sur
*3a JQ^KHpSgJBrr just as stylish a liat from
A a milliner at Moscow, or
jjm Colfax, or elsewhere out-
Wm .s side of Pullman —
*A (Which you can't)
f su '&** And suppose you could
af get it for the same price
that I would charge you
fek for one of mine—
£' WL (Which is doubtful)
£r Even then, would you
*- A "■ send your money away
■4*Hr*fc--*-? ' from the town where you
make it rather than pay it out into the channels of local trade,
where you'd have a chance to see it again some time?
Honestly, now —would you ?
If you would—why?
Mrs. P. E. Fuller ton
—W\ D. Foster, foreman of the
Oollege farm, who broke his leg so
badly a few weeks ngo, in so much
Improved that lie ii now able to
drive down town, having greeted
many friends along the Rtreet last
Saturday. He can also get about
nomewhat with the; aid of crutches,
and hopeH aoon to be a whole man
—Charlie Miller, a college stu
dent, Vt^hile working in the Me
chanical Engineering building
Thursday, had his left foot
badly bruised and the mid
dle toe of the foot cut and the bone
fractured. He was working with a
gasoline engine when his foot waß
caught in the fly wheel, and the
damage to tho member resulted.
— Stewart Small is contemplating
removal to Winona, this county,
where he will probably put in a
general merchandise establish
ment. He has sold his residence
property on Mechanic! hill to Prof.
H. \V. Thatoher. Consideration
—Marshal Holt hasatwo weeks
leave of absence from his duties aa
guardian of the peace and dignity
of the town, during which period
he will look after his orchard just
west of town. J. F. Hill is doing
the marshall act meantime.
—The various classes at the col
lege are competing in field sports on
Rogers hold today. A $40 cup
goes to the class that makes the
heßt record. The sports begin at
2:15: admission 2> centn.
—L. C. Richardson leaves today
for Grangeville, Idaho, where he
will make his future home. Mrs.
Richardson and the boys will fol
low in a couple of weeks.
—(Jrenville Clark is in Genesee
this week assisting in getting the
Greaves drug store in chip-shape
—Miss Vina Hubbard came
home from California last Saturday,
called here by the serious illness of
—L.J. Lindley has purchased a
half interest in a hardware store at
Colton, and will go there toman