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PULLMAN CITIZENS TO
Community .Building Company Will
Raise $90,000 for New Girls'
The community Building com
-,ny, an association recently pro-1
moted here for the purpose of assist
ing in solving the ho.using problems
to pullman _. wilLJlnange... the con
duction of the new girls' dormitory
''itthe state College ,a much needed
nocture for which state funds are
'not now available. At_ a meeting of
; the directors of the company, held
Monday flight, the organization en
tered into an agreement with the
building committee of the board of
regents of the college, headed by Re
gent R. C. McCroskey. The regents
agreed to pay a rental for the prop
erty which will yield seven per cent
interest per annum on the cost price,
to be Paid semi-annually, and a sum
orer interest to repay the cost of the
building and grounds in about eight
years, when the property will be
deeded to the state
It is estimated that the cost of the
completed structure and lots will to
tal $90,000, of which $08,000 will be
forth, building. $12,000 for the lots,
and $10,000 for furnishings. The
dormitory will be 36x140 ft, In size.
with three stories and full basement,
and will house 100 young lady stu
dents. It will be constructed on lots.
just north of the campus, on Campus
To finance the construction of the
building the company will take the
title to the lots on which the build
ing is to be erected and will execute
a mortgage to a local ban.: to secure
the payment of bonds to be issued
I by tie company. These bonds will
to of a par value of $100 each and
nil be payable at a definite time
mined therein, with interest at seven
■ To assist subscribers who are not
in a position to pay in full for their
bonds, arrangements will be made
with the bank to pay the bonds in
installments, as follows: Twenty
cent on April 1, 10 per cent on
Jane 1,10 per cent on July 1, 10 per
cent on August 1, and 30 per cent
on September 1.
One-third of the total amount was
token the first day, several persons
taking $5000 in bonds, and it is be
lieved that the entire $90,000 will
be raised by the end of the week.
The Community Building company
also plans to assist materially in the
construction of dwellings during the
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DO EMERSON INJUSTICE
Statements That He Was Arrested
■ Profiteering Absolutely False
—Will i; un Down Malicious
. .'• : 'N. Emerson, head of the Emer
* Mercantile company, has start
-8 cations to run down per
cent but unfounded rumors to the
■ .«<* that he has been arrested on
|***l* of profiteering. The false
,jj°.rßhave sained wide circulation
hi. have done Mr" Emerson an in
asta - The stories were started
2 Batur°ay and were to the ef*
, n . that a lady agent of the federal
•wwnment had visited the Emea
-1.5 Bt°re and purchased a suit for
co»t **? Upon demanding to see the
g P«ce had discovered 'that it was
icallv *? *20' Mr ' Emerson emphat
"ii enle" the rumorß and an
*E f n that he wiU Prosecute to
*>„ .«ui extent of the law the per
4_h. 0 7° "arted the »tory it he can
Th e * the °riginator of the libel.
il^ i??* M U gained circulation
» Urn,?- 8611 in 8co&e and Tuesday
Wao 6 7 t r °alled Mr' EmeVson on the
ten&SS lt U were true that his
<*« to* , b*en cloßed by order of
the _* r Wor,eß are malicious in the
k°04»"? i .j and vare ab»olute false
*° ;ftjjj Mr" Emerson. ''I will
toV^JtS* gin my Power-to dis
'»*»S^ of -toe. falsehoods
, -, r? Un the llbelers"
The Pullman Herald
Devoted to the best in.eresU of Pullman and the greatest farming community in the Northwest surrounding it
MIKE HOUSE MINK DOOMS
Dean L. O. Howard this week re
ceived a telegram from F. W. Rader,
president of the Sterling Mining &
Mailing company, wnich is operating
the Mike Horse mine near Flesher,
Mont., stating that three full shifts
will be in operation by April 1. This
will mean from 90 to 100 tons of
crude ore to be sent to the company
mill each day, and 10 tons of con
centrate ready for shipment, of a
value of $9000 per month, with 60
men employed. The second car of
ore shipped from the anine netted
52419.22, or considerably more than
the first car, which was reported two
weeks ago. It was a 29-ton car.
Several Pullman men are interested
in the property.
TWO ARE INJURED
WHEN CARS COLLIDE
Earl Prophet anal Alex Adams laa
juaetl in Automobile Accident
Sunday Evening May Claim
Earl Phophet and Alex Adams,
owners of the Acme Barber shop,
were severely injured Sunday even
ing when Mr. Prophet's Chevrolet
automobile and an Oakland Six op
erated as a stage between Colfax
and Lewiston collided just this side
of Colfax. Messrs. Prophet and
Adams were returning from Spokane
and the stage machine was headed
for Colfax. The force of the impact
threw Mr. Adams against the wind
shield, resulting in numerous deep
cuts about the face and body, and
severe bruises. One cheek was laid
open to the bone, the cut extending
to the mouth, and several stitches
were required to close the wound.
Mr. Prophet suffered severe bruises
on his right leg and chest and sev
eral deep cuts. The injured anen
were both brought to Pullman by
a passing machine for medical at
tention and both were almost ex
hausted from loss of blood when
they arrived here. None of the five
or six occupants of the Oakland
were injui- cd. Both automobiles
were badly wrecked.
Both of the drivers lay the blame
for the accident on the other and a
law suit may be necessary to settle
the controversy. Mr. Prophet al
leges that the Oakland was running
with but one light and traveling it
|a high rate of speed. When he saw
It round the curve he thought it to
be a motorcycle and claims that he
gave it all the road possible, driving
his own machine to within a couple
of feet of the fence. He claims that
the Oakland was traveling so fast
that it was forced to the extreme
left hand side of the road in making
the curve and that the driver could
not regain the right hand side of
the road in time to avert the colli
sion. A group of Pullman men
drove to the scene of the accident
soon after it occurred and took
measurements of the wheel tracks
which, it is claimed, substantiate
the statements of Mr. Prophet. The
j driver of the Oakland is alleged to
have refused to give his name when
questioned by Mr. Prophet.
The Oakland driver alleges that
Prophet was the speed law violator
and that he was blinded by the glar
ing lights on the Chevrolet. One of
the lights was smashed in the mix
up but persons who have seen the
other since the accident claim that
it complies with the state law in
j The force of the collision turned
the Chevrolet almost completely
around, while the Oakland went on
past and into the ditch.
Both of the Pullman men are re
covering satisfactorily from their in
CHAMBER VOTES SUPPORT
The chamber of commerce Tues
day voted unanimously to support
any plan proposed by the local school
j board for securing funds to Increase
the salaries of the teaching staff.
The situation in the local schools is
a critical! one and a plan of action
for ' meeting the emergency will be
mapped out by the school board at
PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, MARCH 26, 1920
Cortot to Play, College Auditorium
l-'aaaanats French Pianist to Appear
at College Auditorium Next
The concert of Alfred Cortot, the
famous French pianist, which will be
given at the college auditorium next
Monday evening will be one of the
finest musical atractions of the year.
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SMITH MADE SECRETARY
OP LIVE STOCK ASSOCIATION
J. H. T. Smith this week accepted
the proffer of a position as secretary
and general manager of the Western
Royal Live Stock association and
will maintain headquarters in Spo
kane. Mr. Smith received a tele
graphic offer of the position while
he was still in California, but did
not accept until he had returned and
looked over the situation. He is a
live stock man of wide experience
and for a time served efficiently as
secretary of the Northwest Live
Stock association. Mr. Smith states
that preparations are already being
made for the big live stock show to
be held under the auspices of the as
sociation in Spokane the first week
in November. A new $60,000 pavil
, ion will be erected this summer, to
be financed through the sale of
bonds to stock men, and Spokane
will guarantee a premium list of
WILL LOOK AFTER
Numerous complaints of thefts
from disabled automobiles that are
left standing on the highways over
night have come to "Speed Cop" Ar
thur Henry during the past few days
I from all parts of the county. Mr.
' Henry states that if drivei|; of these
disabled cars will get in touch with
; him as soon as possible after the
car becomes stalled he will see that
! the machines are guarded during
, the night to avert the possibility of
theft. His phone number is 3444.
Miliar., Chicago Man, to Address Educators
Da. Robert A. Millikan,' U. of Chi
cago, to Address Kdaat.ational
Confernce This Afternoon
Dr. Robert A. Millikan, of the
University of Chicago, a foremost
physicist of this country, will lec
ture c/i "The Part Scienc" Played in
the War during the conference of
Whitman county superintendents
and school directors to be held here
March 26 and 27.
Another lecture In addition to th •
regular program, which has just
been arranged for, Is by Dr. C. W.
Stone, practically the last American
educator to be released from educa
tional work in France following the
war. His lecture is an illustrated
one entitled "Educational Opportun
ities of the Doughboy in France."
The j regular program of the con
ference will open in room 5, Sci
ence' hall, at 1:30 on Friday, March
Pullman is extremely fortunate in
being included in his tour.
From the first of the new year,
when he arrived here from France,
until he takes his departure in May.
Cortot will have filled 62 engage
ments—a record breaking tour.
These engagements will have cov
ered the United States from coast
to coast, and will include two ap
pearances in Canada. Six of these
appearances are in New York, four
in Philadelphia, two in Washington
and three in Pittsburgh.
His tour will include appearances
with all the leading symphony or
chestras. We has already played
nine times with the Philadelphia or
chestra; and received an ovation
when he appeared under the baton
of his friend, Eugene Ysays, conduc
tor of the Cincinnati symphony or
chestra. Forthcoming appearnces
with orchestras include the New
York symphony orchestra, Detroit
Symphony orchestra, the Chicago
Symphony orchestra and the Minne
apolis Symphony orchestra.
The college committee has fixed
the price so low that students and
residents of Pullman will be able to
hear his concert at only a traction
of the prices charged In the cities
for the same program.
Tickets are now on sale at Watt..
Pharmacy at $1.00. Holders of stu
dent tickets may purchase reserved
seat tickets at 50 cents upon pre
sentation of the student tickets.
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The Emerson store force held
high jinks Tuesday evening at the
store in celebration of the marriage
just recently of Lou Curtiss, general
manager Of the business. A feature
of the entertainment was a mock
wedding ceremony, with Mr. and
Mrs. Curtiss as the principals and F.
A. Keller as the minister. An un
expected situation arose when, in
the middle of the ceremony, John
Gerding, vice president of the com
pany, garbed in the latest feminine
style and carrying a life-size doll in
his arms, arrived on the scene and
forbade the bans, alleging that Mr.
Curtiss was his husband and the
father of his "baby." A sumptuous
banquet was served by Mrs; Alma
Bixby, a member of the store force,
and dancing concluded the evening's
entertainment. A talk by J. N. Em
erson, president of the company, was
highly appreciated. Forty guest
TALKS AT PUBLIC FORUM
Former Congressman C. C. Dill ol
Spokane was the speaker at the
forum Sunday night. He gave an ad
dress on "Economic Conditions in
the United States." Mr. Dill has re
cently been lecturing for the Plumb
Next Sunday evening Judge Thos.
Neill will discuss ' The Transfer of
Property, by Deed, Will and De
The complete program for the two
days will be as follows:
Friday, March 20
1:30 —"The Part Science Played
in the War," Dr. Millikan, at Bryan
2:30 —"The Larger Unit," Horace
Mrs. Blanche Eustls.
4:oo—"Salary Schedule.'' Ross
C:00—-Dinner at Y. M C. A. .
"Education in the Ameri
can Army in France" (Illustrated),
Dr. Cliff W. Stone, at Y. M. C. A
-.."tOO —Gymnasium Show.
Saturday, March 27
9:oo—"Revaluation and New
Ratio to Assessed, Valuation," C. C.
9:45— "The 'Twenty-Twenty
Plan;" E. M. Blevins, Supt. S. P.
10:30 —"The Supply of Teachers,"
Hugh Coleman. Supt. Chas. Henry.
BUYS WASHINGTON COURT
F. C. Forrest and 1). C Downen \
this week closed a d_al for the pur- |
chase of Washington Court, an
apartment house on College hill, j
owned by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bore
man. The structure includes eight
well appointed apartments and was i
purchased by the new owners as an !
investment. The retiring owners'
have not yet decided upon plans for
the future, but will retaaain in Pull- '
man for the time being at least.
EXCLUSIVE LEGION DANCE
Maynard-Price post will give a j
dance for its members only on Fri
day, March 26, in the K. of P. hall.
No admission will be charged. The j
presentation of the membership card
will be sufficient
WOMEN'S CLUBS TO
MEET HERE SATURDAY
Stevens Hall to Be Scene of Semi- |
Annual Convention of Northeast
ern District Federation
The seventh semi-annual conven
tion of the Northeastern district
federation of women's clubs will be
held in Pullman at Stevens hall on
April 10, according to Mrs. Wm.
Goodyear, under whose direction lo
cal club women are making arange- I
ments for the meeting. Between 30 j
and 40 out of town visitors repre
senting clubs of the Northeastern
part of Washington are expected.
Bach club is allowed two delegates ; t
other than the chairmen of com- ,
mittees and officers of the district
federation who compose the execu-1
Conventions of the state federa
tion of the clubs of Washington are I
held annually. The purpose of the j
district meetings is to afford oppor
tunities to meet for the many wom
en who can not attend the state fed- ;,
eration meetings. Attempts are I
made at these conventions to unify
the work of the various clubs and
to co-ordinate it with the activities j
of the state officers.
Mrs. Phillis Carleton Smith of Spo
kane, president, will preside over the
meetings of the executive board at'
8 p. m. Friday and also the sessions
including all representatives on Sat
urday, April 10. President E. O.
Holland will make the address of
Two changes in the constitution
have beer, recommended by the ex
ecutive board. The first is to pro
vide for membership of local federa
tions in the district federation The
north central district federation hav
ing been organized, it is proposed to
strike the word "Okanogan" from
the constitution as this county is
included in the new federation.
Reports of the most important ac
; tivities of each club will be given
by representatives, including the
Ingleside club of Pullman, recently
admitted to the district federation.
Others recently admitted clubs-are
those of Sprague and Chewelah.
District officers are Mrs. E. Phil
lis Carleton Smith, president; Mrs.
E. K. Hanna, Colfax, vice president;
Mrs. J. C. Odell, Mica, recording sec
retary; Mrs. Z. A. Pflle, Spokane,
corresponding secretary; Mrs. C. S.
I Gilbert, Valleyford, treasurer; Mrs.
Phil Becher, Spokane, auditor; and
Mrs. Eugene W. Smith, Spokane,
chairman of the program committee.
Local club women on the arrange
ments committee are Mrs. Wm. Good
year, Mrs. B. S. Steele, Mrs. E. G.
Shafer, and Mrs. R. P. Cope.
STAG PARTY FOR i
Evening Star lodge, No. 26, j
Knights of Pythias, will give a amok-,
er for its members and their friends
next Monday evening. Several box
ing and wrestling bouts have been
arranged, with college men as prin
cipals, and a number of members of
the lodge will be given an opportun
ity to settle old grudges. En Hinch
liff is scheduled for a three-round
go with Tommy Lukins and Bill Burt
will take on Harry Bantham. Jim
my Robinson is slat for hula hula
dance and George Gannon will sing !
a solo. There will also ze mlg eata <
and numerous stunts not yet made j
WW SCHOOL CLUBS
APPEAR IN OPERETTA
Mat) Students Will Present "Tho
Love Pirates of Hawaii" at Col
lege Aualitorium March 27
The Love Pirates of Hawaii,"
vhich is to be presented on Saturday
waning at the college auditorium,
promises to be a distinctly worth
while entertainment. Principals and
•horns have mastered their scores
inder the able direction of Mra.
lulecher, and everything is in reada
less for the performance. The stag
ing is in charge oC Miss Rogers,
vhose experience in this line of work
assures the best that can be gotten
nun the operetta.
The cast in order of appearance
s as follows:
Hawaiian juris, daughters of rich
<ehua Glade McKenzie
Carnlani Martha Lowery
.ilinoe Bernice Metz
Maile Berl Squires
)orothy Dear, daughter of planta
EMrate Chief Philip Bradbury
Jcary, a pirate Lanche Crow
diss Primer, preceptress girls'
seminary Anna, Cannutt
tilly Wood, Lieut. U. S. Cruiser
Tennessee William Steiner
Hawaiian girls—Gladys Atherton,
lirdie Banister, Florence Booth,
lac Carter, Annona Clarkson, Maud
mrtis, Corine Floch, .luanlta (.ille
and, Nita Guthrie .Mildred Hodges,
-'era Jaques, Thelma Kimberling,
'erna Krous, Gladys Loveland, (Pla
ice Loveland, Esther Mohr, Ella
doyer, Mildred Moyer, Gladys Nash,
.arol Picket Mildred Roberts, Mar
an Schroeder, Helen Steiner, Fran
:es Thayer, Marian Winters. Eliza
>eth Wooliscroft, Avis Yeo and Au
Pirates—Frank Berry, Dale Kim
>all, Clay Kuhn, Quentin Maurer,
Yard Maurer, Carroll McCoy, How
ird Morris, Lewis Thayer and Orwin
Tickets are on sale at Watt's
'harmacy. The admission price, in
duding reservations and war tax, Is
FORTY-NINE SHOW SOON*
The committees of the local K. of
'. lodge in charge of the Forty-Nine
show arrangements, are lining up an
mtertainanent that promises to be a
•ecord breaker. The show is sched
lled for Monday and Tuesday,
Vpril 5 and 6.
WILL CUT DOWN
HIGH LIVING COSTS
[toys ot I'ullman High School Wilt
Defeat the 11. <'. Is. hy Wearing
Old Clothe, to School
The boys of the Pullman high
achool met Monday evening and or
ganized an Old Clothes movemt-r',
-('opting as their motto, "Hit tho
-I. C. L." The boys decided to wear
heir old clothes to school, the con
.'tnsub of opinion being that this
.culd be done without interfering
yith 're neat appearnce of tho
>oys iai the least. An lnteapretatiou
md enforcement committee, includ
ng Crow, Schroeder, McCarthy,
Cramer, Joe Hays, Dick Hays, Oan
lon, Troy, Ellsworth, McCoy, Man
ring and Maurer was named, the
'.ommittee adopting the following
No silk or new shirts.
No silk socks.
No new suits.
New ties shall be discouraged.
No new hats or caps.
Wear what white collars you have,
tut don't change every day.. *■££,-.
Any other question which arises
vill be handled by the committee.
A 10-pound daughter was born to
-Ir. and Mrs. C. A. Spencer last Sun
lay morning at Mrs. Allen's matern
ty home. The little lady, is known
a Virginia Harriet Spencer.' *