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Pullman to Entertain Honored Vis
itors on June 14, 15 and 16 in
Again does it become Pullman's
pleasure to entertain the annual G. A.
R. encampment, the dates set for the
coming of the veteran's being June
14th, 15th and 16th.
A joint committee of citizens and
G. A. R. and W. R. C. members met
this week and after planning the pre
liminary arrangements, appointed the
following committees to take up the
work and carry it through to a big
Finance —D. F. Staley, F. T.Greer
and M. D. Henry.
Grounds —Wm. M. Priest, and four
other members to be selected.
Decoration —Jesse Burgan, Roy
Morse, A. LaFountain, H. N. Styles,
Wm. Duncan, R. Russell, S. H. Cam
eron, Neil Stewart.
Program—X. P. Allen, Prof. W. B.
Strong, Hugh Todd, Rev. Frank O.
Wyatt, Mrs. A. A. Benton, Mrs. Min
nie Sargent, Wilford Allen.
Reception—A. B. Baker, R. Lan
ning, E. W. McCann, J. M. Palmer
ton, L. H. Soliday. Wilford Allen, E.
S. Burgan, W. H. Harvey, W. V.
Windus, A. E. Shaw, Dr. Maguire,
Dr. Harris, L. E. Van Winkle, C. C.
McKenna, Wm. Priest, E. A. Bryan,
and Mesdames W. H. Harvey, Niel
Stewart, E. W. Downen, K. P. Al
len, P. W. Kimball, F. M. Spaulding,
Dr. Benton, Dr. Shaw, A. M. Akin,
J. ML. Palm^on, A. B. Baker,
Hinchliff, R. L. Pfiel and "Miss E.
Deane Smith. . /
—The city and country authorities
are working in conjunction to improve
the street and road west of town.
The city is grading Wawawai street,
from the residence of Wilford Allen
to the city limits, and will macada
mize it to join with the work being
done by the county, wfrich will con
nect with the rock work that was built
two years ago. The grade near the
cemetery is being cut down, and the
road shortened. The change will cut
out one of the worst grades around
Pullman, reducing it from a fifteen
per cent to a five per cent grade.
—Evergreen Circle has elected the
following officers for the ensuing
term: Ella Hooper, past guardian
neighbor; Georgia Stewart, guardian
neighbor; Minnie Allen, adviser;
Annie Libby, magician ; Lulu Qownen,
clerk ; Mary Johnson, banker; Lydia
Monlux, attendant; Anna Brooks,
captain of the guards; T. J. Fer
brache, inner sentinel; Carrie Ellis,
outer sentinel; Mary Drinkwater,
musician; Henrietta Holt, Anna
Brooks and J.M.Palmerton, managers.
—C. C. Todd went to Portland yes
terday to make arrangements for the
coming of the cadets. As chief of the
commissary department, Mr. Todd
will be responsible for having enough
eatables on hand so that Portland
chicken roosts will not suffer.
—J. A. Hungate has resigned from
the position of bookkeeper for A. B.
Baker & Co., and will again till the
soil, having joined forces with his son,
Frank Hungate, and the two, with
added acres of Palouse soil, will be
come bonanza farmers.
—Union memorial services will be
held at the opera house, tomorrow, at
11 a in, the sermon to be preached
by Rev Dr Hays, pastor of the United
Presbyterian church. Special music
has been obtained for the occasion
—Professor Carpenter was in
Clarkston last week assisting in the
installation of an electric light plant.
A. A. Marden is in Portland, he
having charge of the State College ex
hibit at the fair.
—J. L. O'Connor, of Tacoma, was
visiting relatives in the city Monday
—Mr. Sch week loth was here from
PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, MAY l? 7, I9of>.
—Last night's band concert, the
third annual for the State College
musicians, was the best yet, and a
large audience put the stamp of its ap
proval upon Prof. Strong's great work
with his young musicians. The pro
gram was divided into two parts, of
six numbers each, the band selections
being interspersed with duets, etc.,
including selections by members of the
ladies' glee club. Each successive
musical performance, in which the col
lege talent is brought before the pub
lic, speaks anew of the valuable ser
vice Prof. Strong is rendering the
—J. N. Emerson and wife, of
Bloomdale, Ohio, have come to Pull
man to make their home. Mr. Emer
son has a position with Burgan's big
store. Mr. Emerson shipped his goods
through from Ohio, the car being ac
companied by Messrs. Park E. Wine
land and Cecil Decker, two young men
who will likely locate with us and
"grow up with the country." All
are given a cordial welcome to the
—Decoration day will be observed
Tuesday in the usual fitting way by our
people. The members of the G. A. R.
and W. R. C. will meet at G. A. R.
hall, and proceed to the cemeteries
where they will cover the graves of the
departed ones with flowers. At two
o'clock exercises will be held in the
auditorium, which will be attended by
the general public, and where the ad
dress will be delivered by Rev. W. E.
—A branch of the W. R. C. was
established at Palouse Tuesday the
23rd, as an auxiliary to Major Ander
son post of that place. Mrs. K. P.
Allen, of Pullman, was detailed by
the department to institute the new
corps, which will be known as Major
Anderson Corps^ No. 61, Department
\f~Thos. Neill's new house on Mili
tary hill is making rapid progress to
ward completion, and Mr. Neill will
soon remove his family here from Col
fax. That will count four off from
the county seat population and add four
toward making Pullman the big city
of Whitman county.
—A "kitchen shower", in honor of
Miss Sayde Thompson, was given by
Miss Mabel Baker, at her home on
Mechanics hill Monday evening. The
significance of the affair was the ap
proaching wedding of Miss Thompson
to R. B. Shaw of Spokane.
-Miss Lizzie Lyle, daughter of
Mr. 1 and Mrs. W. J. Lyle, was mar
ried to David Hull, at Moscow, last
Monday. They will reside in this
—R. H. Todd is Baker's new book
keeper, having been installed in the
position made vacant by the resigna
tion of J. A. Hungate.
—Professor Beach addressed the
graduating class of the Lewiston
high school last Friday.
Mr. H. B. Knight was here from
Tacoma Tuesday visiting his son .who
is attending college.
—Prof. Beattie was in Wenatchee
Saturday inspecting the tomato blight.
—Rev. Gibson, of Dayton, was in
On account of the rainy weather,
all holders of our coupons will be giv
en the enlargement with their dozen
photos if they pose within 15 days of
date of the coupon Remember this is
the best offer we have ever made and
we are turning out the best photos.
Ask those that have secured their pho
tos if you don't believe us.
LEWIS AND CLARK FAIR DAILY
We k,eep you on the route a few
hours loger, but we give you the worth
of your money. Via the Northern
Pacific you see the beeautiful cities of
your own state. At Spokane you con
nect closely with the most splendid
train in the world, "The North Coast
Limited." Do not purchase fair
tickets until you consult me.
C. D. Wilson, Agt. N. P. R.
CLASS OF k\ V
Big Class to Graduate from the
Public School-Next Thurs
The graduaitng£ exercises of the
public school wilL^ccur next Thursday
evening, when '*a|cla3s of forty-one
will be presented- with the diploma
that will mark the close of study in
the Pullman schodls.
The class night exercises will be
held at the oper%' house Wednesday
evening, when^'Tne Merchant of
Venice Up-to-date?' will be presented
by the graduating*class. This is said
to be a most entertaining production,
and a rich pafqdy; on the original
'' Merchant of Venice.''
Thursday evenfng, ( 'with oratory and
flowers, and" suripunded by admiring
friends, the graduating exercises will
occur at the opera house, the following j
being the graduates:
Hazel Aldrich. V' ; :
Henry Lloyd B^ker.
Isaac Allen Buckley.
Cecil James Gave.
Fannie Sophrofiia Chestnut,
Maude Cordel'4 Culler.
Uarda Curry. } ">-:
Lucy Adella Crawford.
Charlotte Anne Davis.
Pearl Elizabe^i Davis.
Zella Rebecca Grantham.
Ella Hattrupl \ V
>. Lelja Bell 1. . , ,
Edith Sophia Homad. .
Harold Glocus Holt.
Walter Armond Holt.
Julia J. Jonhson.
Fred A. Jennings.
Hugo Frank Klossner.
William Thomas Klossner.
Helen Mac Locklin.
Edna Mac Livingston.
Mary Edith Monlux.
Hazel Genevieve Maynard.
Clark Stanley Nye.
L. Deede Piper.
Anna Bertha Rupley.
Edith Louise Randle.
Walter S. Smith.
Laura Lillian Stratton.
Winnie Calista Stratton.
FREE GOVERNMENT LANDS.
Over 200.000 acres of free govern
ment lands in Crook county, Oregon,
now being redeemed by the state under
the Carey law, under contract with the
I Deschutes Power and Irrigation com
j pany. Water now on the land. Price
of land with perpetual water right, an
average of $10 per acre. Wood &
I Bruce, of Waitsburg, Wash., and B.
! S. Cook & Co., 25 Alder St., Portland,
! Oregon, sole agents. Write either
firm for booklet. J. H. Cook, sales
man at Forest, Cook county, Oregon,
on the land. 4t.
Those residing in Pullman and vicin
ity who desire full information, includ
ing route and arrangements to secure
reduced railroad fare, terms, etc.,
call on Squires & Gaddis.
If you are contemplating' papering
your rooms this summer you will do
well to see beautiful new designs now
on display at Morton's.
Try Watt's hair tonic; absolutely
guaranteed. Price 50 cts and $1.
Watt's Pharmacy, phone 34. Free
A new and well selected line 'of
trunks and s-uit cases at Waters Fur
niture Store. tf
Last year patterns in wall paper at
one half price, at Waters Furniture
The "money back" hair tonic at
Fresh cow for sale. Enquire of W.
—The room at present occupied by
L. B. Miller and Windus & Styles is
to be repaired and remodelled, and on
June Ist Mr. Miller will remove to
1 the white brick building, while the
shoe store will seek temporary quart
ers till the building is repaired, v/hen
it will again move into the old quar
—The foundation for the new brick
block on Grand street, being erected
by Wallace Moss, is being built by the
masons this week. Mr. Moss is now
negotiating with Senator Ankeny,
and if he can purchase the lot between
the Ankeny block and his own, will
build the structure to cover both lots.
Northwestern Mutual life insurance
is the very best. Pays policy hold
ers the most: Will pay you to see
Squires & Gaddis, local represenata
—J. D. Hoag has returned from a
tour of inspection of the Dcs Chutes
country in Oregon. He has not yet
decided upon what he will do in future.
—M. C. Gray, who has been in the
east looking after extensive purchases
of high grade stock for the barn here,
—Mrs. Mattie Smith and Miss Kittie
Bragg of Hood River have been here
during the past week visiting with
The greatest family liniments—
Smith's French Healing Oil —made
only at Watt's Pharmacy. Price, $1.
—C. H. Morton visited his mother,
at Palouso, Monday.
... Just what you have been looking for ...
$12.50, $14, $15, and $16.50
We have picked out 35 men's suits for this sale, and have selected
them with care in order to give you the very best values possible. They
are all very desirable, stylish suits.
COPYRIGHT 1905 BY CROUSE & BRANDEGEE.UTICA.NEWYORK
We have also selected 25 Suits, less expensive, in order to give you
an opportunity to get an every day suit almost as cheap as overalls.
These suits range in prices, $8, $8.50, $9. $10, and $11. While they
last . .
E. S. BURGAN & SON
LIGHT AND POWER
M. J. Shields, of Moscow, Makes
Proposition for Bringing Elec
tric Current to Pullman.
The city council has been consider
ing a proposition from M. J . Shields,
of Moscow, for the running of a line
to Pullman to serve this city with elec
tricity for both lighting and power.
Mr. Shields proposes to give both a
day and night service, and to furnish
current to the city at a certain per cent
of the gross receipts. His present
proposition is to supply the current
and to accept inpayment two thirds of
the gross receipts, the city to main
tain its city system and to have direct
control over the sale of lights. For
power and street lighting a stated rate
is to be made for the current used.
In case an agreement can be made
with Mr. Shields, electric power will
be installed in the water works station,
and with a new pump operated by
electricity, no engineer will berequir
The committee from the council
is making a careful study of all phases
of the situation and it is probable
that Pullman will have day service be
fore long, if not from the Shield's
proposition, then from some other