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Handsome $15,000 Church Edifice
Dedicated Sunday to the Christ
The long looked forward to
event, the dedication of the mag
nificent new house of worship
erected by the Christian denomi
nation in this city, occurred last
Sunday, when the house was
formally given over to the people
and dedicated to the^ cause of
The building is one of the most j
beautiful in the whole northwest'
and standing as it does on an j
eminence, is a notable ornament
to the city, visible from any part;
of the business district.
The dedicatory address was de-
-i|W. H. Lacy, an ex-Pullman
ite, has been here this week at
tending the encampment. Mr.
Lacy has purchased a three acre
tract on the edge of Oakesdale,
and is engaging quite extensive
ly in the poultry raising business.
He has now about 300 chicks,
with another incubator load ex
pected within a few days. He
expressed surprise at the amount
of building operations now in
progress in Pullman. We predict
that "Billy" and his etsimable
better half will be coming back
to Pullman one of these days.
—If that Rev. W. E. Armfield
of Dayton could hear what some
of the real preachers of the state
have to say of Pullman, he would
conclude that he is pretty much
alone in his "opinion." From
what we hear of this man Arm
field we are not surprised at him,
but our surprise comes from the
fact that a reputable newspaper,
such as the Columbia County Dis
patch, should" give space to his
—H. T. Clemens of Pampa, was
here during the week in camp
with the other "boys" of '61.
Mr. Clemans has been a reader
of the Herald for the past de
cade, and commenced upon an
other decade by a renewal Thurs-
—Pres. and Mrs. Bryan enter
tained the senior class'of the col
lege at their home last Tuesday
—The Gustafson brothers, with
their wives, are taking in the big
fair at Portland.
—Mrs. L. F. Gibbs, of Colton,
was visiting with Pullman friends
—A. D. Baum was looking after
business at Colton Saturday.
livered by Rev. J, V. Cooms, of
Indiana, who was listened to by
an audience that filled the large
church to its utmost capacity.
The growth of this church in
Pullman has been remarkable,
starting with a congregation of
but little over a dozen a few
years ago, when the church on
State street was built to the pres
ent time when the church mem
bership has increased to over two
To the energy and ability of
I Rev. R. C. Sargent a good deal
jof the growth and prosperity of
i the church must be attributed, for
in his twenty months' pastorate
'] he has labored with unceasing
I energy for its upbuilding. When
Ihe took charge the membreship
: was ninety, but since that time
its numerical strength has more
than doubled and all Pullman re
; joices with him in the day that
j has witnessed the dedication of
j the new building.
The Neit) Christian Church.
—Prof. Severance has returned
from Portland, where he stopped
for a few days to take in the big
fair while en route home from the
meeting of the state grange at
Toledo. The professor addressed
the grange,and won many friends
to himself and to the college.
r-A world of benefit must come
to Pullman from the coming of
so many visitors. The delegates
of the state Christian convention
were most favorably impressed
with the town and her people,
and some of them will some day
\j^-Fire destroyed the Burgan
store at Latah, Monday. The
building, owned by E. S. Burgan,
was valued at $2500, and was one
half covered by insurance.
—Reese Brown, formerly with
Blackman Bros.' establishment
here is to be married to Miss
Sadie Games, at Oakesdale, next
Lost—One pair of gold rimmed
spectacles in the city park, Thurs
day. Finder please return to
For Sale — Household goods.
Call at the residence of -Dr.
N. P. EXCURSION TO PORT-
Round trip, $10. Limit, seven
days from date of sale. Tickets
on sale June 18 and 19. Tickets
good on all trains except North
Coast Limited. Special train
will leave Spokatne 7 a. m., June
19; arrive Portland 11 p. m. A
daylight trip through the Yakima
country, also the Cascade and
Puget Sound country. The trip
of your ilfe; don't miss it.
PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
C. D. Wilson, Agt.
WERE IN CAMP
Enrollment for the Three Days
Reached H4. Next Year in
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With flags flying; from every!
, flagstaff, and the nation's colors j
I draped*f rom one end to the other j
of the city streets, f? Pullman ex- \
! tended her usual hearty welcome!
to the veterans of the various
wars who were here in attend
ance at the annual • encampment
of the Whitman and Latah coun
ties veterans association , this
j week. .'■''"*■• i;: ■■'.'.
The encampment commenced j
Wednesday with a fair attend
ance in the city park, there be
ing a number from outside points
enjoying a few days of 1 tent life
beneath the elms and polars of
the park, and • veterans of the |
armies of both north and south
gathered and told anew of how
they fixed, the other fellow, or
how the other fellow did the fix
ing, as the case might be.
In the headquarters tent the
registry book was signed by 114
veterans, representing enlistment
from almost every state in: the
union. While : the program as
published w|s i;; carr«|i out each
day, the ptwHesntrfc* of the
encampment was of i course m the*
meeting again of the veterans,
many of whom are becoming
grizzled and worn with the pass
ing years, and the reminiscenses
and tales of the sixties come with
the deepest interest to not only
the veterans themselves,but like
wise totheJisteners of the young
er generations, v
Thursday was the big day of
the encampment, and with
speeches by Pres. Bryan, Ex-
Congressman Hyde, and Judge
Nash, and various literary and
musical selections with barbecues
and camp fires wedged in be
tween, the day was one long to
At the business session Pull
man was again the unanimous
choice of the people for the place
of the next encampment, and in
1906 we will be permitted to greet
again the wearers of the blue and
the wearers of the gray, as well
as the later day wearers of the
EXCURSION TO PORTLAND.
On June 19th the 0. R. & N.
will run a daylight coach excur
sion to Portland, leaving Pullman
8:40 a. m., arriving at Portland
9.45 p. m., at rate of $10.00 for
the round trip, ilmit 7 days.
Will also sell tickets for regular
trians on June 18th and 19th at
same rate and limit as above.
I. T. Ames, Agent.
SPECIAL RATE TO OCEAN
BEACH ON N. P.
Tickets on sale June 15 to Aug.
25, inclusive. To Westport and
return, $20; to Long Beach and
Clatsop Beach, and return, $20.
Final return limit, Sept. 30.
C. D. Wilson, Agt.
A fine six octave oragan for sale
Enquire of D. L. Kemper at the Pot
latch lumber company yards.
. Alfred Peats wall papers are up-to
date in every particular. See them at
STATE CHRISTIANS CON
The Washington Christian
Convention has been in session
in Pullman this week, bringing
here some 100 of the pastors and
workers of the Christian church
throughout the state.
The work of the convention
commenced Tuesday afternoon
and continued till Thursday even
The Christian Women's Board
of Missions occupied the first day.
The devotional period was led by
Mrs. Jinnett. Mrs. Byron Hunt
er welcomed the convention to
Pullman and Mrs. Frank Huff
man responded in a pleasing
manner. A splendid address
was given by Mrs. Cora Green of
North Yakima. Mrs. Eva Gil
more of Ellensburg, state organ
izer of Washington, made her
annual report, and though all re
turns were not in yet a creditable
gain was shown. Washington has
thirty auxiliaries to the Christian
Women's Board of Missions with
a membership of about 500, and
$1339 has been raised for mission
work, C. H. Hilton gave a val
uable symposium on the Junior
Wednesday and Thursday, with
reports from the various churches
throughout the state, and with
discussions and addresses the
days were filled from morning till
night, proving most profitable
ones for the delegates present,
and the various visitors all unit
ed in sayiiigl it was one of the.
most profitable sessions ever helcf
in the state.
KEGLEY MASTER OF STATE
At the session of the state
grange held at Toledo last week,
C. B. Kegley, of this county, was
elected master to hold office for
the next two years. Mr. Kegley
has taken an active interest in
the welfare of the grange, and
it is sure to prosper under his
intelligent leadership. This
count fared well in the distribu
tion of the grange offices. 0. E.
Young being appointed to the
legislative committee; J. C. Farr
to the executive committee, and
Monroe Bryant to the board of
The next meeting will be held
in Spokane the first Tuesday in
—It does the Pullman parti
zans heart good to hear the com
plimentary remarks made of the
city by the many visitors these
—Misses Mary and Lena Reis,
of Colton, were visitors in the
Better than traps or smokers, sure death
to any squirrel. Over two tons sold al
ready this season. Be sure to get the
right hind. It's WATTS .
MADE ONLY AT
, AT THE COLLEGE
Next Thursday a Class of Sixteen
Will Graduate from the Wash
ington State College.
The following is the calendar
for next week's exercises at the
Sunday, June 18—3:00 p. m.,
Baccalaureate address, by Prof.
Preston W. Search. Worcester,
Mass., in College Chapel. 8:30
p. m., Annual address to the Y.
M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A., by
Rev. James A Keener, United
Presbyterian Church, Southwick,
Idaho, in College Chapel.
Monday, June 19 —9: a. m.,
Meeting of the Board of Regents.
2:30 p. m., Domestic Art exihbit
at the Armory. 3:30 p. m., Piano
recital, Misses Emily Wood and
Laura Thompson, College Chapel.
83:0 p. m., Class Day exercises
in College Chapel.
Tuesday, June 20—3:30 p. m.,
Piano recital, Miss Mary Trainor
assisted by Mr. T. S. Silvers, vi
olinist., in College Chapel. 8:00
p. m., Graduating exercises of
the Elementary school, the
School of Business and of the
Courses in Piano. Conferring of
Diplomas by Hon. J. J. Browne,
president board of regents, in
Wednesday, June 21 — 2:00 p.
Armory. 3-S5 p. m.. Piano re
cital, College Chapel. 8:30 p.m.,
Pr- sident's reception, at Stevens
Thursday, June 22 — 10:00 a.
m.,. Address by Dr. E. Benjamin
Andrews, Chancellor of the Uni
versity of Nebraska. Address to
members of the College and to
citizens by Governor Mead.
Conferring of the degree, Doctor
of Laws, on the Honorable Mark
A. Fullerton, Justice of the Su
preme Court of Washington.
Conferring of degrees upon post
graduates, graduates of the col
legiate departments, the School
of Pharmacy, and the School of
Veterinary Science, by President
Enoch A. Bryan, in College Ar
mory. Presentation of medals.
1:00 p. m., Annual banquet of
the Alumni Association in Ste^
yens Hall. 8:30 p.m., Annual
meeting of the Pharmacy alumni
association, in Palace hotel.
—An asphalt floor is being put in
the Webb block, in the room re
cently vacated by Windus &
Styles. The firm will again
move into the building as soon
as the the repairs are made,