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EAGLE WILL SCREAM
15! PULLMAN MONDAY
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' Stage All Set for Biggest Celebration
!■__, County's History— Street
, Dunce an Added Feature
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1 The stage is all set for the big
left celebration in the history of
♦♦'hitman county, to be conducted in
-Pullman next Monday under the aus
pices of Maynard-Price post of the
1 A big free pavement dance, with
! ; '| 25-piece band furnishing the
-Susie, has been arranged as an add
ed feature of the celebration. The
■ fee dance will be conducted by the
Merchants' association between 6:30
Kid 8:30 p. m., and the entire Main
greet block will be cleared dining
""those hours for the dancers,
(fl Twenty-four service men were
busy several nights this week clean
ing up vacant lots for car parking
purposes on the Fourth, and every
detail essential to a successful cele
bration has been looked after by the
American Legion "Big Three" com
mittee and their co-workers. Plans
are being made to entertain a crowd
Vol upwards of 7000. Moscow sends
word that practically the entire
.' papulation will be in Pullman for
'tie big celebration, while ,■ the
American Legion posts of every
.Whitman county town assure the
committee that big delegations will
attend from their towns.
'Free beef, beans, coffee, cream
and sugar will be provided for all
comers at the city park at noon. A
feeding stand is being erected to
facilitate the distribution of the
feats," similar to the stands used
1 in France by means of which as high
fai 50,000 men were fed in an hour.
visitors are expected to bring
5 their own plates and other utensils
150,000 men were fed in an hour,
c visitors are expected to bring
ilr own plates and other utensils
:a_d bread to go with their meal.
VfThe ladies auxiliary will conduct
va checking service at Martin's ga
' rage, where bundles or other arti
cles may be checked, from 9 a. m.
until 11 p. m., for 10 cents.
H* William Siebels, the Spokane dec
orator, will arrive in Pullman today
J.;t» put up the decorations for the
1 big event and will in Pullman today
put up the decorations for the
I event and will also do decorat
f Ing for many of the business houses.
The citizens are requested by the
v. "Big •Three" committee to assist in
making Pullman a city beautiful on
t the Fouth by sprinkling in front of
their yards the evening previous
'•and hashing off the sidewalks, as
jp|r (Continued on page six)
FORMER PULLMAN MAN
1 KILLED IN CANADA
if Accidental Discharge of Shotgun lie
*>t suits in Death of Barton H.
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ifii Lakin in Canada
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rf Barton H. Lakin, for several years
fa resident of this community, was
killed last week at Huxley. Alberta,
i,-Canada. by the accidental discharge
|of a shotgun. Mr. Lakin. with his
|famlly and friends, had been on a
IMjng trip, On the return a rab
bit was espied and Mr. Lakin reached
for .. his shotgun. The hammer
|« ( ««ught and the gun was accidentally
|vdlscharged, the blrdshot entering Mr.
I Skin's neck. Me succumbed about
I -me hours later-
I^The body was shipped to Pullman
gand funeral services were conducted
|Sttnday. at Kimball's chapel, in
c«arge of the Rev. C. N. Curtis of the
federated churches. The body was
. kken.to Moscow, Idaho, for burial.
#4Braton Howard Lakin was born
ftW' 15, 1885, in Hamilton county.
?owa. i The family moved to Pome
|^°y. Wash., In November, 1886, and
presided Garfield county until April
•resided in Garfield county until April
*1908. when they removed to Pull
ijffian. In September, 1913, deceased
'*. 8 united in marriage with Effie
|S} en Heaslett, an in 191J they re
/ eyed sto Huxley, Alberta. He is
■*Tlv«d by his widow and one child.
'*■ well as hi.-, parents. Mr. and Mrs.
l.Th ,v °: Lako, ' of Moscow. Idaho
§» brothers and two sisters also
§S\ * These are Roy M. Lakin
"•Marcus, Brlnston T. Lakin of Col-
Pg. °« Allen C. Lakin of Rosalia/Mrs.
Bf -'*' M< Sevier of Pullman and
? ? essie.L. Klossner of Troy, Idaho.
y II W-^ SIXTEEN PACES
-•: Devoied to ,h. beat intere.t. of PoUman and ,ho grea.ea, f_ rming communily i„ th e Northwc, .urro.ndU.g it
SIRS. EDITH L. COCHRAN
DIED HERE WEDNESDAY
Mrs. Edith L. Cochran, wife of 'A.
W. Cochran, a farmer residing in the
Banner district, died Monday after
noon at the home of her mother.
Mrs. Mitchell Seitz, in this city. De
ceased was nearly 37 years of age
and was a true 'daughter of the
Xorthwest, having been born in
I Walla Walla county. A month ago
j she was stricken, with inlercranial
hemorrhage which affected here eyes
I and was taken to Spokane for treat
ment by specialists. Medical science
: was of no avail, however, and she
i suffered Intensely during her Illness,
I being unconscious practically all of
| the time for the 10 days prior to her
i death. Deceased is survived by her
; husband and mother.
Funeral services were held at
' Kimball's chapel Wednesday after
noon at 2:30, In charge of the Rev.
H. J, Reynolds of the Christian
DOC'S EMBRYO COACHES
NURSE H BRUISES
Strenuous Program Mapped for High
School Instructors Who Are
Taking Summer School
Work in Coaching
Sore shoulders and bruised "tum- 1
mies" are being nursed by some 28 |
summer school men as a result of
the gruelling football training under
"Doc" Bohler the past few days.
"Doc" is swamped this year with
high school instructors who desire
to add coaching to their stock in
trade and he is putting them through
a course of training that promises
to make real coaches of them in the
six weeks time allotted for the pro- j
cess. Thirty-five high school in
structors are enrolled in the basket
ball classes, while 28-are taking
training in football coaching and 24
embryo track coaches are on the
job. The football work is the most
strenuous of all and "Doc" makes
it doubly hazardous by tabooing
football suits and pads, working on
the theory that you don't need pads
to resist a force that is unpadded it
self. Whether or not this theory is
founded on fact is an open question,
but at any rate there is no "crab
bing" on the part of the coaches to
be and they are taking to the strenu
ous program in a manner that be
speaks ill to the high school-coaches
who are not taking advantage of
"Doc's" theoretical and practical I
This week the athletic mentor has
been devoting most of his attention !
to training the embryo football
coaches in the rudiments and funda
mental, of the game, falling on the
ball and fielding punts.
In all of his athletic coaching
classes he Is teaching correct form
for the various positions and meth
ods to be employed in properly con
ditioning the players. "Doc" is a
stickler for condition, and an analy
sis of the victories for the State Col
lege football teams during the past
10 years would very likely uncover
not a few that were due largely to
superior condition of the men.
"We have the biggest and best
classes in athletic coaching in the
history of the summer school," said
Director Bohler, "and every man is
apparently here to get everything he
can out of the training They are
willing workers and the results ob
tained fully justify the hard work
and expense attached to the program
CREW STARTS SURVEY
PUT.LMA X-PA LOUSE ROAD
George 11. Shearer of the state
highway department, with a crew
of eight men, Tuesday started an of
ficial survey of the proposed Pull
man-Palouse highway, a link of the
eastern division of the Inland Em
pire highway. From a preliminary
Inspection of the highway Mr.
Shearer states that he hopes to es
tablish a shorter route, with a bet
ter grade, than any previous survey.
The appearance of the engineer and
crew has , resulted in materially
I strengthening the hopes of local
boosters for the Pullman-Palouse
highway, and there is every Indica
tion that the link will be completed
within the next two years. Mr.
Shearer is a graduate of the State
PULLMAN. WASHINGTON. FRIDAY, "jULY !. 1921
Fourth of July Program
Celebration Under Auspices of Maynard-Price Post. American
5:30 a. m.—Sunrise salute.
!,::!u ■''• m~ Parade forms -ii South Grand street.
10:00 a.m.- Parade moves down Main street to city park,
Prizes of •<].'.. $10 and $."> for In si floats.'
11 :00 a. in.— Patriotic service, at park.
Chairman, President If Q. Holland. State College
, Prayer, Rev. (\ X. Curtis!
Song. "America." by audience.
Song, "Your Flag an.l My Flag," by Mrs. Ina
Reading, Edward Bertram.
Song, Legion Quartet (Messrs. Rivers, Brislawn,
Douglass, Mathews .
Address. President A. 11. Upham, University of
Song", "Star Spangled Manner." by audience,
benediction. Father Carl Philipp. '
12:00 -Dinner at park. Five beef, beans, coffee, cream
and sugar, Brin,g your own plates, bread, etc.
1:30 p. m. Athletic program on Mai,, street. Races and
sports for men, women and children.
3:30 p.m.—Ball game on Rogers field, W. S. ('.: Moscow vs.
Bucking contest on Rogers field after the ball
6:30 p. m.—Big free pavement dance.
8:30 p. in.—Mardi Gras parade and confetti battle, in cos-
nine. Open to all.
9:00 p. in.—Fireworks display.
Two big dances afternoon and evening
at Skating Rink an.' K. of P. Hall
BODY OF PULLMAN WAR HERD
IN ITS FINAL RESTING PLAGE
; Military Funeral for Lieutenant ;
Charles Boyd Maynard Largest
in History of Community
To the beat of muffled drums the i
j largest funeral cortege in Pullman's
| history marched to the City ceme
! tery Saturday afternoon and the
body of Lieutenant Charles Boyd
Maynard, the first Whitman county
man to make the supreme sacrifice
in the great world war, was placed
in its final resting place, the casket
draped in the colors under which
the hero fell. All of the Pullman
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LIEUTENANT CHARLES BOYD MAY.YARD
stores closed during the hour of the
funeral, which was held in the city
park, and hundreds of citizens of
! Pullman and other inland Empire
! towns assembled to pay tribute to
the memory of the deceased veteran.
Lieutenant .Maynard received fa
tal wounds while leading a company
of United States marines as acting
captain In an attack on Bouresche
( Aisne) just outside of Belleau
Woods, on June 7. 1918, and suc
cumbed the following day in the
American hospital at Joutlly. France.
Lieutenant Maynard was thrice
I wounded In action previous to his
! fatal wounds, and just a week prior
to his final engagement had been
I granted a two months leave of ah
sence to recuperate from injuries. |
Learning of the impending attack
by his regiment of marines he left I
the hospital, against the advice of
his physicians, and rushed into the
fray, clad in the dress uniform
which he was wearing when word
of the attack came to him. The;
fatal wounds were received about j
.'! o'clock in the afternoon.-
Lieutenant Maynard's heroic I
bravery did not go unnoticed and
he was awarded decorations by three
allied nations, England, France and !
America, with signed citations from
each. These are now treasured pos-;
| sessions of his father C. E. May- j
na'rd or! Colton. The French decora-;
tion consists of Ihe gold palm and |
Croix de Gulrre.
The military funeral was in i
charge of Maynard-Price post of 'he
American Lesion, with the assist- j
| ance of Boyd Maynard post of Col- j
I ton-Unlontown. The Rev. C. NT. Cm
tis of the Federated churches dcliv-'
ered the funeral sermon, paying a
deserved tribute ' the deceased vet- |
eran. The Maynard-Price post i
quartet, including E. R. Armstrong] |
! tenor: a R. McClaskey, second J
' tenor; L. H. Thornborg, baritone. ;
and Edward Fran-en, bass, sang.
The funeral cortege Including In j
'tin line of march the. firing squad
11,1 bugler from the Spokane marine
recruiting station, I l»e members 6)
; Maynard-Price post and Do) May.
nard post of Colton-Unlontbwn
Company K. National Guard; mem
. bera of Moscow lodge it. p. 0, E
scores of civilian friends and dele
j gate, from every American Legion
post in the county, proceeded from
'he city park to the t'ity cemetery
i here the body was laid to real be
side that of Lieutenant Mn'ynard'j
( mother, who died man) years ago
The bugler sounded "taps" as He
j casket, draped In the American flag
was lowered to Its final resting
Lieutenant Maynard was a son ol
.Charles E. Maynard, b pioneer ol
the Colton vicinity, and was born
near Colton October 24, 1891, and
entered the service from that city
on May I, 1017. lie received hit
training nt Mare Island and Quan
! tico and was commissioned a first
lieutenant in Co. 84, 6th regiment
Continued on page eight)
NEW PLAN PROPOSED
FOR GARBAGE DISPOSAL
William oik Would Take Care ol
Problem for Stated Monthly Fee
A solution of the mooted garbage
| disposal problem seems near at hand
in an offer made by William Brock,
; which meets with the approval ol
I the chamber of commerce and Hie
| big majority of private citizens. Mr.
: Brock has come forward with an
I offer to take the position of city
| garbage man and gather the garbage
; from the private residences, res
; taurants and hotels thrice weekly.
j for a stated fee of $1.00 monthly
j for private residences, $2.00 month
! ly for sororities and fraternities and
$*3.00 monthly for restaurants and
hotels. He proposes to make con
tracts with the different residences,
restaurants and other places tor a
year, and slates his willingness to
provide equipment for taking care
of the garbage in an adequate and
satisfactory manner, the citizens to
furnish the garbage cans.
While the signing id' a contract
for disposal of garbage would not
be compulsory, the citizens would
he forced to comply with the city
ordinance requiring: the keeping of
their personal property in a sanitary
condition, and it is i believed that
Pullman would present a much im
proved condition as a result of the
activities of the official garbage
The matter will be presented to
the city council for consideration at
the next meeting.
GEORGE ROBERT CAIRNS
DIED IN AUSTRALIA
Mrs. E. C. Hunton of the Rose
Creek neighborhood received news
June '.'7 of the death in Australia
June 23 of her uncle, '■> -■■■ Robert
\ Cairns. Rev. Cairns went to Aus
l tralia last October to spend a year
in evangelical work. He was a
: widely known evangelist and will be
remembered in Pullman as having
don- evangelistic work for the Pull
man Baptist church about two years
ago. The cause of his death was not
revealed in the message] Norman
XV, Cairns, the ... is 'his
COMMITTEE .MED TO
REFOREST AUTO PARK
To co-operate with the city coun
cil in .> campaign for the reforestrr.
tion of the city automobile park, ihe
chamber of commerce has named a
committee to have charge of the
work for that organization. The
committee Is a permanent one, and
Includes Professor O. M. Morris,
Professor 0 L. Waller, A. M. Doer
ner. H. Folger, Dr. B. *, Archer,
Roy A. Vein and l. M. Reid. The
committee held its first meeting at
! Robinson's cafe Wednesday noon.
STORES OPEN' MOKI>AT MORNING
The Store, will remain open the
I morning of the Fourth from I to
I 9:30 a. m. for the convenience of
I their customers. No telephone or
ders will be taken, however, and no
deliveries will be made.
11l HUNDRED HERE
| CHURCH CONVENTION
Tenth Annual Convention «>< Inland
Empire Christian Missionary
Society Closed Last Night
Over 200 delegates were in at
tendance at the tenth annual con
vention of.the Inland Empire Chris
tian Missionary Society of the
' lunch of Christ I Disciples), which
opened her,. Monday night for a four
days session, closing last night. The
delegates were welcomed to Pull
man tit the opening session by the
Rev. H. .1. Reynolds of the local
Christian church, who appeared on
; behalf of he citizenship of the com
munity. The opening address was
delivered by I. E, Metcaif, of Spo
kane University, who took the sub
ject "The Overcoming Church" as
ii rally theme for the convention.
The speaker stressed the develop
ment of prayer, evangelism, mis
-1 sions and their application to home
In delivering the annual presi
dent's message, H. 11. Hubbell, pas
tor of the North Side Christian
church, Spokane, president ol' the
convention, dealt with answers to
three questions, "What does the
world think of the church?"; "What
does the church think of itself?"
and "What does Christ think of the
Tuesday's sessions were given
over largely to reports of local or
ganizations. The district presidents'
reports showed great growth during
the past year, both in membership
and development of local church
I life. Reports were given from En
: tlat, Wenatchee, Waterville, Mans
field, Lewiston, Clarkston. CuldeSSC
Nezperce, Craigmont, Oroflno, Aso
tin, Waitsburg, Pasco, Kennewick,
Walla Walla, Dayton, Pomeroy and
Reports were also given by the
various Women's Missionary socie
ties, christian Endeavor societies
and Bible schools. The Women's
Missionary society shows a gain of
184 members during the year. The
reports showed that the first Men's
Missionary society had been organ
ized at Moscow, Idaho, With 17 in
terested members. New societies
have been organized at Entlat, i'res
cott, Greenacres, Kennewick, Ro
salia and Colfax.
(Continued on page six)
PULLMAN GUARDS TO
Company X Will Semi Three Offic
ers ami Sixty-Five Enlisted Men
to Camp .McKay Today
Three officers and 65 enlisted
men of Company X, National Guard
of Washington, leave this afternoon
for Spokane, where they will en
train for Camp William R. McKay
for the 15-day encampment. The
local company will leave Spokane
on a special train of wo coaches
and baggage car. in company with
the Spokane company, and are
.scheduled lo arrive at Mm ray, the
site ot the encampment, at 11:'.'"
a. m. Saturday. Th officers of
Company X are Captain George If.'
Gannon, First Lieutenant Stanton'.l.
Hall arid Second Lieutenant Cecil ._.
Haaze, the latter receiving his com
mission as a result of the examina
tion conducted here last week to fill
the vacancy caused by the resigna
tion of First Lieutenant Cole.
A total of 67 officers and 1350
enlisted men will attend th" 15-day
encampment, which will Include the
161 st Infantry, machine gun troop
B and tin. 11 '''ii motor ambulance
company. The companies are from
Pullman, Spokane, Prosser, Yakima,
Ellensburg. Wenatchee, HellinKham,
Everett, Seattle, Tacoma find Mt.
Vernon. The camp has been des
ignated "Camp William R, McKay"
in honor of Lieutenant McKay, who
died of wounds received overseas.
Colonel William T. Patton. com
manding officer of the 161 st in
fantry, has announced that the .
troops will be given a total of 80
hours instruction during th- en