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The Washington Agricultural The graduates were as follows:
College and School of Science has School op Pharmacy:—
completed another cycle in its grand \ Mr - ■>■ Frank'Anderson,
L . „„. " , ' ■■■ ■-■•- ■. Mr. Albert Franklin Adams.
work of fitting men and women lor s<(hoolob Businkss:
successfully coping with the pro- \ Mr. William Wirier Boone
blemsoflife, and the classes of fflf SSa^SS
1900 have been graduated from its M'ss Clara Isabel Clowe
walls to take up their labors in their j EaSX ?Sh,
chosen avocations. | Mr. James Rice,
Commencement week of 1900 has J Miss Susie Spauldin g :
been one of most propitious circum- Mr. Herbert Babcock.
stances, weather and all other con- / Mr-Ernest Alonzo Cobleigh,
; . . . . , I Miss Ethel Rae Cornelius,
ditions entering to make the most j Mr. Hoza Leonard Goodwin,
successful ending of the most sue--' Mr. Stephen O. Jayne,
- , • ?i 1 • . , Mr. Frank Augustus Jenne,
cessful year in the history of the. Mr. Carl McCoy,
institution. / -}j r- Walter Dibble Plough,
■', v „ . .- Mr. Matthew Sillman,
Many prominent and distinguish- Miss Mary Ellen Struppler,
ed citizens of the state honored the ™r • c :.'.';,." uh(len;
. , , . Mr. William Alden Wallis.
occasion with their presence, and
lent their encouragement to the Science hall, that magnificent
young people who are endeavoring temPle of education just completed,
so faithfully to cultivate the talents was dedicated with appropriate cer
with which nature endowed them. emonies Wednesday afternoon.
Class night was an innovation at Governor John R. Rogers acted as
W. A. C , and it proved so taking Preside»t of the day, and delivered
that it will undoubtedly become a an address on "Initure Prospects."
fixture in the program of com
mencement week. It was held on
Saturday evening, and the seniors
took the opportunity to permit the
members of the faculty and their
fellow students to see themselves as
ethers see them. The various pe
culiarities and characteristics of
professors and students were most
laughably "taken off," and the
large audience was kept in an up
roar during the entire performance.
Besides these impersonations and
representations, the class his
tory was read by Miss Anna Grimes,
the prophecy by l'eter Brown, the
poem by Miss Anna Hays, while
the valedictory was delivered by
Miss Delia Allen. The poem and
valedictory are published elsewhere
in this issue of the- HERALD. The
singing of the class song by the sen
iors completed the program of class
Rev. Duncan Wallace, of Walla
Walla, preached the baccalaureate
sermon Sunday, using as his text
the sth verse of the 2nd chapter of
Philipians, "Have this mind in you
which was also in Christ Jesus."
Prof. J. A. Keener, ofWaitsburg,
delivered the annual address to the
Christian societies Sunday evening,
his text being "And he that is wise
wirineth souls.".
The concert by Miss Bernadine]
Sargent, under the auspices of the
glee club, was well attended Mon
day evening, and the various num- !
bers were excellently rendered.
The graduating exercises of the
schools, were held in the college
auditorium Tuesday evening, re
j presentatives of the various schools
participating, the following being
the program:
Musi« Selected
College Orchestra.
Rev. Mi. Mason.
ration , Lake Commerce
j - . Mr.jaß. Rice, (School of Business.)
g»Wy. Bells)
~uw M:;!v in. 11 Struppler, (Preparatory School) j
;.. a i'- Advancement of rharmacy
-lr- J. Frank Anderson, (School of Pharmacy.)
College Orchestra.
F 'Ssa>^; War Ballooning
»r. Carl McCoy, (Preparatory School.)
'**$ Woman in the Commercial World
-miss Susie Spaulding, (School of Business.)
Solo Concert Galop
Mrs. Annie Kvenden.
Address to Class ;
Prof, O. 1.. Waller.
~'r'.'V* l *'"'* ° f IJiPlomas and Conferring of De- .
Governor John R. Rogers.
Science HalL
Dedicated Wednesday, June 20th, 1900, for the Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Botany, Zool
ogy, Bacteriology, Geology, Veterinary Science, and for the Museum. In it are also located the
Society Halls. , rv
■_ __ <". ■■■• . secret. j
N. \Y. Durham, editor of the Spo
kane Spokesman-Review, spoke on
"Life and Characteristics of the,
West, and Joseph K. Stubbs, presi
dent of the University of Nevada,
had for his subject "Greetings from'
Nevada." S. J. Chadwick, of Col
lax, spoke of scientific education,
and R C. McCroskey, of the hoard
ofregentSj reviewed the year's work
The dedicatory address was deliv
ered by Pres. Bryan.
The reception to the graduating
class was held at Stevens hall Wed
nesday evening, and was a largely
attended and enjoyable affair. The
Woodmen of the World, who were
assembled in Pullman in district
convention, attending the reception
in a body. Refreshments v.
served during the evening
Commencement week and .the
college year were brought t<> a close
Thursday morning, when the com
mencement exercises proper were
held, and the fourteen young men
and women who had completed the
prescribed college courses were
granted diplomas and decrees.
The college auditorium was filled
with a large audience that had
gathered to witness the closing
scenes of school life lor these young
people, and to mingle their plaudits
with the sweet perfume of flowers
that tilled tho air on this commence
ment morn.
Pres. Joseph K. Stuphs, of the
university of Nevada, was oratoi of
the day, am! delivered the annual
commencement address, speaking
from the lines from Faust, "Thou
must turn thy inheritance in order
that thou mavst enjoy it." The
address was a masterly effort, and
was applauded and commended by
all who heard it. "Modest v and
Courage" was the theme adopted
by President Bryan, who spoke
words of farewell to the graduates
who were going out from his care
and guidance, and he gave them
many encouraging and ktndly
words, when he presented diplomas
and conferred degrees upon the
graduates as follows:
Bachelor of Science: —
Peter Brown, Economics.
Win. M. V. Duncan, Economics.
Boyd Hamilton, Electrical Engineer.
Franklin R. Harrison, Economics:
JamesW. Hungate, Electrical Engirteef\
Stanley E. Piper, Zoology,
Amanda M. Stratton, Chemistry.
Leo 1.. Totten, Economics.
J. Lee Webb, Economics.
Alonzo T. Wells, Electrical Engineer.
Bachelor of lkttkrs: —
Delia C. Allen, English.
Daisy T. Busbey, English.
Anna M.Grimes, English.
li ICHELOB OP Arts:—
Anna l-\ Hays.
The Japanese legation in London has i>i
'• flcial information of the dispatch of 3001
'° troops. jii the meantime the British ar
''■ dispatching six native regiments, beside
w artillery, from India.
': The revolt is spreading in western China
"■ The representative of Pritchard 'Morgan
■n M. P., at Cheng Tv, wires that lie an]
>- hi* party have been detained there owinj
"• to me news that the revolution has brok
en out in Se ' buan, which adjoins th
province of Yuen Nan, also in revolt, am
•(lifi-'l "'■•;« - - ■'■•• ' ■"• London mi:;
Flowers in abundance were show
ered upon the victorious seekers
after knowledge, and with the ap
. plause and kindly good wishes of
their friends ringing in their ears,
they completed their college life,
ami the coilege doors were closed
;on the ninth year at W A. C.
Alumni Banquet.
The last event 0:1 the official
i commencement program was the
; Alumni banquet of the Alumni As
| sociation given at True's on Thurs
day evening at nine o'clock. The
; menu card fully came up to the
| average of such occasions, while
i the toasts were numerous and of
course of the type such as only
i Alumni can give. The principal
toasts were as follows, with L. V.!
Corner, president of the association, j
acting as toast master in a very ef
ficient manner. "The Class of)
j 1900," Mr. Geo. Nixon, '97; Re-i
j spouse, 1,. 1.. Totten, 'oo; "Gar- {
dening," Prof. Roberts; "Gold
Hunting," Mr. Peter Brown, '00,
who spoke entirely in German;
"Railroading," M. P. McCroskej,
'98, and "Our Absent Members,"
Mr. (>rin Stratton, '97. The Al
umni present wen: Geo, Nixon and
Orin Stratton of the class of '97;
1.. V. Corner, Cleo Busbey Corner,
W. 11. Philips, M. I. McCroskey,
and Prank Boozer, ol the class oi
'98; Mabel Taylor of the class of
'99, and the Misses Allen, Grimes,
Busbey, Stratton, Hays and Messrs.
Webb, Piper, Totten, Duncan,
Brown, Harrison and Wells, oi the
class of 1900. The invited guests
were M. A. Corner and wife of
Garfield, Misses Howard, l'.sthv,
Crimes, Garrison, Roberts and
Thompson, Prof. Roberts, Prof.
Beattie, and VV. I), (hitman.
Meeting of the Board of Regents.
At the meeting of the hoard of
regents, held this week, Prof. Watt
was relieved from his duties as head
of the Preparatory department, and
Prof. 11. C. Sampson, now of the
Cheney Normal, was elected to fill
his place. Prof. Watt will devote
his time exclusively to the school of
Miss Malott was promoted to be
assistant professor of Latin, and
I.Pro!. Doane was made assistant pro
\fessor of Zoology. This gives both
of them votes in tin- faculty. Prof.
IJ. 11. Cowen, oi Cornell, was ten-
Fdered the chair of Horticulture, vice
IBalmer, resigned.
.- Miss Howard was granted a year's
Weave of absence, beginning Sept.
( [St. Dr. Egge was granted a leave '
<>i absence until February. Presi
dent Bryan was authorized to open :
correspondence to secure someone
to take charge of these departments.
The construction of a pond north !
of the athletic grounds was author
ized, as were also -Mine improve
ments on the grounds themsel
Carl King has sold the bowling
alley to <'„ W Eastmen, whose son,
Ed Eastman, is now in cbargi
the establishment.
— Miss Nellie Kruegel lias re
turned from Ellensburg, where she
has been attending the state normal.
—Mr. aud Mrs. R. 1,. McCros
key. of Colfax, were in the city
The Shields planing mill at
Moscow burned Monday night.
Percy Chapman was down from
Tekoa Saturday and Sunday.
— Prof. Harrow and family have
gone east for the summer.
R. A Parr is hero from Keller.
Pro)". VVati will spend the suni
tnei in < >hio.
— i,. \ . and M: s. Corner are
visiting (Jarfiield fi iends.
M. \. Corner :m<l wile, of
Garfield, were here during com
M. D. Henry and family re
turned Thursday from an extended
vi^it in < >regon.
J. M. Bateman and wife, of
Huntsville, has been visiting in the
city the past week.
Hon. I>. F, Anderson, of Ro
salia, was here to witness com
mencement exercises.
Miss Bird Davies, of Waits
burg, has been the guest of Miss
Delia Allen during the week.
\. W. Durham, editor of the
Spokane Spokesman-Review, and
daughter, were here during eom-i
Mrs. Bvenden, the pianist, has
arrived from MeMinnville. Oregon,
and wil teach piano music in the
summer school.
Miss Alma Henry, who has
been studying music in Boston lor
the past two years, is expected
home in a few days.
— 11. 11. Cheatham mid vile, old
MM.. ** . V IIVIIUIIUII <I 1 i I >111-| UIU
time Pullmanltes, were here daring
the week, the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. T. \V. Busbey.
•Regent Mays, the new member
of the board of regents, made his
initial appearance on the board at /
its session the first of the week.
;---C. A. Gwinn, post-master op
Garfiefd, was here this week in at
tendance on tin- district lodge,
Woodmen of the World, as a dele
— Attorney I, J. Birdseye,,of Spo
kane, formerly located in this city,
was one of the delegates in attend-
J ance at the district lodge of the
—Dr. White and family return
ed from California Wednesday.
I The doctors health has been greatly
improved by the trip to the Hawaii
an islands and California.
- The members of the (',. A. R.
and W. R. C. will give a picnic in
the Savage grove, near town, next
Thursday, in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Mows, who will leave soon for
the Sound country to make their
home, [y* V
— Miss Howard, who has served \
the college so faithfully and well
for a number of years, has been
granted a years leave of absence,
and will visit at her old Kentucky
home during that time. She will
not leuve till after the summer
school however.
— Prof. Piper will return from
the east to participate in the sum
mer schools. Mrs. Piper will not
return with him, but will visit in
Illinois during the summer, where
she will be joined by her sister, Miss
Jessie Hun gate, who will leave in
a few days for McComb, 111.
— Mrs. Etheridge will give an ad
dress in the Congregational church
Sunday morning at eleven o'clock,
and in the evening at eight o'clock
in the Presbyterian church. Mrs.
Ktheridge comes from Spokane, and
is working in the interest of the
Northwestern Home Finding As
sociation. The pastors have kindly
given up their regular services that
this important work maybe brought
before the people of Pullman, and
it is hoped that many will be pres
ent. All churches are invited to
unite in the evening service at the
Presbyterian church.

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