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Northern Pacific to Inaugurate
its Double Service on the
Palouse Branch.
The double train service on the Pa
louse branch of the Northern Pacific,
which has been so long looked forward
to by the people along the line, will be
inaugurated tomorrow. The down
train from Spokane will leave that
city at 11:30 at night, will reach Pull
lman at 3:oo a. m., and Lewiston at
7:30 a. m. The returning train will
leave Lewiston at lip. m., will reach
Pullman at 3:00 a. m., and will arrive
at Spokane at 6:35 in the morning.
The equipment of each train will
consist of a standard Pullman sleeper,
one first-class coach, smoker, baggage
car and express car. The new train
will make direct connection at Spo
kane with the west bound North Coast
Limited, and also with the east bound
train on the Burlington route.
—The grand lodge, Knights of Py
thias, will convene in Bellingham,
Wash.,next week. Mes rs. Thatcher
and Duncan to attend as representa
tives from the local lodge. Mr.,
Thatcher is a candidate for a grand
lodge office, and to further his candida
cy, a committee from the lodge, com
posed of H. J. Welty, Ira Allen and
W. D. Outman has been appointed and
the members will likely go to Belling
ham to assist in Mr. Thatcher's elec
tion. \
—Webb F. Sater, traveling pas-\
senger agent of the Northern Pacific
railroad was in the city Weden-day
and remembered the Herald with a
pleasant call. He had read the Her
ald's account of the proposed trip of
the party of Pullmanites down the
Snake and Columbia rivers to the
Lewis & Clark Exposition, and was
deeply interested in the project, and
will watch the outcome of this expe
—Wm. Swain, who attended the
head camp, Woodmen of the World,
at Los Angeles, returned home Wed
nesday. He was absent about a
month, and yaw many things of inter
est in the land where the oranges
—W. H. Houck, who lived near
this city, died Tuesday, May 9th, from
the effects of an abcess. The funeral
was held Wednesday, being conducted
by Rev. Gabriel Sikes. The deceased
was about 60 years of age.
—D. V. Wood, mayor of Waitsburg,
was here a few days the past week in
the interests of an irrigated tract of
land in Crook county, Oregon,, for the
sale of which his firm are agents.
—Dr. Anita McGee will lecture at
the college on May 18th. Dr. McGee
was at the head of the corps of Red
Cross nurses that went from this coun
try to nurse the wounded Japs.
■—Miss Faye Allen, of the Pomeroy
public schools, came home Friday to
witness the high school contests at the
college. She will remain till Mon-
—The Knights of Pythias are to
entertain their wives, sisters and best,
girls at a social session on the even
ing of May 29th.
—H. J. Welty and wife left today
for Bellingham, where Mr. Welty
will attend the K. P. grand lodge.
—Attorney Matthews made a busi
ness triptoCouer d'Alene and Spokane
the first of the week.
—Fred Kaylor has returned from
St. Louis, where he has been attend
ing a dental college. \_
Peats wall papers are up-to
date in every particular. See them at
—N. W. McGee has returned to
Pullman after a winter spent in sunnier
For sale —A carriage, good as new.
Enquire of Mrs. Hattie Myers.
—Tottie Shaw returned from her
visit to Oregon last night.
The Sunday School that has been in
progress at the Christian church since
Feb. 12, closed May 7th. At the be
ginning of the contest the school was
divided into two equal parts known as
the "Silver" and "gold." The pres
ence of^a pupiljor a collection of twenty
cents counted a point. During the
contest the silver side scored 1315
points and the gold 1393. The aver
age attendance and collection of the
school before the contest were 129 pu
pils and $2.10. During the contest
they averaged 175 pupils and $11.12.
On May 7th the closing day of the
contest 224 pupils were present, and
the collection was $56.58.
The Sunday School has obligated it
self to put in one of the large new
windows in the new church and the
surplus money from the contest will be
used for this purpose.
The Christian church has secured the
services of L. F. Sweeney, of Colum
bus, Indiana, to dedicate the new
church on June 11th. Mr. Sweeney
was minister to Turkey during Presi- ■■
dent Harrison's administration, and
has for many years been prominent in
Indiana politics.
Altogether the week beginning June
11th will be a red-letter week in the
history of the Christian church in Pull
Hill. A. E. Maynard.
—It is anonunced that T. T. Davis
I will conduct a lodging house near the
; fair grounds, at Portland this sum
If you are contemplating papering
yovhTVooms this summer you will do
\/6v\\ to see beautiful new designs now
on display at Morton's.
You are not in style unless you
sport a Studebaker. (23)
FOR SALE. — I6O head of good grade
stock cattle, ages one to five years, for
sale cheap, W. E. Mann.Waverly. Wn.
This hank lias been incorporated with
a capital of $26,000 and desires a com-
I petent representative in Pullman. Beat
I references required. Address, The
Stale Bank of Washington, Spokane,
T* ■ •
Notice to Painters.
./ Bids will be received by the President
of the Agricultural College and School of
Science, Pullman, Wash., up to and in
elud/hg May sth, 1905 for the painting
exterior of the Administration
"Building, Stevens Hull, Ferry Hall, the
Green House, Farm Barn and Piggery,
according to specifications on file in his
office. Board reserves the right to re
ject any. or all bids. Each bid must be
accompanied by a certified check for
$25.00 to be forfeited in case of failure to
enter into contract in accordance with
the bid and the specifications. Bids
will be received on the buildings separa
tely and on the entire job,
Gentlemen Take Notice, a first-
Wagon Maker and Carriage
Builder has located in the Drink
water Shop, Pullman, Wash. All
work promptly done and guaran
teed. Come one, come all and give
me a trial.
F. H. Harris.
Home grown apple trees, two
year olde, at 10cents. Rome Beauty,
King, Baldwin, Jonathan Nor.
Spy varieties at J. D. Carson's
farm/2 1-2 miles north of Pullman.
#uy the very best drill made.
Its the cheapest in the long run.
Lt will produce the best crops. It
As called the Superior. If you doubt
any of these statements ask your
neighbor. (23 2)
Wanted—Salesmen wanted to sell
nursery stock in Whitman County. We
carry a full line of nursery stock as well
as all the latest and best specialties, roses,
shrubbery and ornamental shade trees.
This is the largest and best equipped nur
sery on the Pacific coast. One-half
commission advanced each week on all
j orders sent in. Address Washington
I Nursery Co., Toppenish, Wash. (49tf)
Attendance Equals the Highest
Hopes of the Promoter*
of the Enterprise
Tho first annual interschohui
meet and declamation con •
by the State College to th.
schools of the stall', is nuw in i
press, and tht* attendai
the popularity of the move.
nine younjj athletes are hi
pating in the foortoen
Rogers field, the prvliminartei
held yesterday afternoon. The rapi
entatives of the Spokane hign
won first place in the eventl
terday taking lv firsts, but th<- 1 ■
iston sprinters and jumpen «•
far behind, taking Mcond plat
six firsts, while Garfteld ■
the list with four firsts. Tl •
finals will occur this ton
finals, which will deckle the <>w
ship of the prizes and in wfckrh
greeatest interest of coon
be called at two o'clock.
The schools represented
1 field meet are Colfax, witl
: tries; Davenport, nine entries; I
field, six entries; Oakeedate, I
tries; Palouse, six entries; R I
thirteen entries; Spokane, nine
tries; Waitaburg Academy,
tries; Walla Walla, n ■
Waterville, five entries: \\ . •
seven entries; North Yakima,
entries; Lewiston, nine enti
The resultt of the preelin
the events of yesterdaj i
220-yard hurdle race, flvi
■ won by Strong, of Garfleld in SI
, onds; Barm in 9
seconds; Crocker <>f Walla U i .
2!» 1-6 seconds; (liter of North \
in 29 l-sseconds, and Petl
Ritzville in 30 S-10
were 21 entries in the
this race.
100-yard dash (ii-i of Gai
time 11 2-~) seconds; Barn
kane, 11 seconds; Perm <»f I-
1 10 4-5 seconds Keinltell of Ritxi
110 4-5 seconds ; Storer of l>
11 seconds, and Shaw of North >
ima, 11 1-5 seconds. There
entries in the six beata of '
120 yard hurdle licCroskej ol
field, 19 •'{-"> seconds; Barnes of
kane in 2o seconds; Brown <»t F
t in lsA seconds ;Small of Lei
14-5 seconds, Willis of Walla Wai
19^ seconds. There were t\v. |
tries in tthe five heats of this i
220-yard dash Gist of Garf ■
25 seconds; Edwards of v
: Academy in 24 '■)-'> seconds; F« ■ •
i Lewiston in 21 Meonds; Now Hi
Spokane in 2~< 2-5 seconds; B
'of Spokane in -•"> 1-6 seconds.,, Sto
of Lewiston in '2"> 1 ttdi [i
six heats of this race there wen
Davenport won the first half o
half-mile relay race, with Garf
second and Colfax third, ii
and 44 seconds. Spokane took
[second heat, with Kit/\ ill.
I and Palouse third, in 1 :42A. HTi
Walla won the third heat, with U
; atchee second and no third
in 1:41 l-">. Lewiston won the fou
I heat in 1 :'.» l-">. Theers wh> ■
I of 40 runners in this relay race, wl
I was the exciting event of the
Spokane took three or four heal
the 440-yard dash. Davenport
the first heat, in which four v
were entered, in 56 <i>
For a few days ire will pay 12
cents per pound for good. fat li- m j
Remember ire pay CASH for every-!
thing we buy. We buy nit kind*
VEAL. We buy POTATOES h!so.
and have for Bale SEED Potatoen,']
CHICKEN FEED and Poultry!
Supplies, Internationa! Stock and I
Poultry Foods, Etc. FarmerY
phone in office; call us up when
you want to Bell or buy anything
in our line.
Pullman Poultry Co.
A seriou« accident, whit) it seenv
almoht miracu!ou> did riot i awe fatal
to several. <**cunvd on t';* Almuta
grade Friday la-«t.
Mi** Huepmr » geology I*** from
the Tolfax high sch<«»l had tart»-d for
Snake river to f{»end the d. > in prac
tical work, with Prof. in a and Miss
Fugle ;t- a--.-:.•$!,;.- to Mi*.- il.-j.j.ii.-r
It took two frtur-hor*** ri|p to carry
the crowd, and when part vay down
the Almuta grade. th« bra • broke on
tho first vagoo, which wa - res by
3. H. Uui-k. and the tra 1 ving un
lib'ie to hold thy U«ad, »ta> *d tv run.
Mr. Muck, who is a vrt.tun driver,
trit-d tv kt-op th«* t«-am in • M an
Hucccitk'd in this for son • distance,
but in making ■ turn o» ti> a small
bridjre, he pullvd *wm» of t »> whwli
lines in two and the l»-an ■i.i ri^' shot
over the hank. In the . nral be
tween the brake giving *x\ and the
final pile-up most uf the /Hing people
had jumjHHl frtmi the ri^ «Jid escajHtl
with a few braises, bu the driver
was quite seriuusly I,:1 and Miss
I^ke suffered one brok v rib. Mr.
Cuck received a wv«r« nit on the
head, an sprained wrint ltd the mus
cles of his i>ack and'net * were quite
badly straim-d. I»r. S 1 I'lt, who was
called to the eccse of Lie accident,
considered it tnadrUabW to move Mr.
Buck ami be »a« carvtl Tir at Almota
I until the next day, vacn h«- was
brought home. He i ijoing nicely
at pn-sfnt and it is t»x ♦rted that he
will In* out in a ct>upl* <if weeks, and
Miss l.ake i* «» far i "••overed a3 to
lie able to re.<um«' her t ►liool work.
Mis.-. Claire Chadwicc a daughter
of Judge S. J. Chad v-ck. who was
riding on the seat » in the driver,
was thrown clear over S«ewheel team,
landing tin one of the 3 ttders and slid
ing otT to th«- j-roural. lacaping with
only a few slight bru ♦». Taking it
all in all, Cwlfax \:% much to li.
thankful for that no I »ailities occur.
j red. <Jaz»ttip.
Over 's*t,i**i &cnt >>{ free govern
ment lan<L- i»i <"n«»* • unty, Oregon,
j now being redeemed b. the state umlt-r
.the Carey law. underlOStnict with the
J Dcschut«-,< Tiiw-t-r an»'. irrigation com
fiany. Water now cm '!i« land. Price
of land with fwrjw-tui *-at«T ri^ht, an
avcrajri* of fl<* |*r arre. \V«>od &
Bruce, of Waitshurg Wash., and B.
S. (*«. ok & (%.., S> A! ;«t St., Tort land,
!Ort"Rr»n. «■>!«• S4Ji*nts. Writ*- either
firm for booklet. . . I! Cook, sales
man at F«>r»"vt, (Y«4 ixunty, Oregon,
on the larwi. 4t.
m m m |H
FOR SALE—Om Champion binder,'
almost new; on# jranp plow; one
panlen Breeder; 'fie horse; saddle
and bridle; l»ugyy. AH at one-half
price. E'Tquire i*. i: D S. Oak
The undenujmi'd *i«hes to express t
him heartfelt thank* w the frieri<l3 and
neighbors who *a i- t;id)y offered every |
assistance and fynpathy during the j
sickness and death of his father. j
•5. W. Metcalf. |
Effective .May llth, is«s. New i
train No. 11 vn-st un<l, due I*ullman |
3a. m. No. 12 erabound, due fall, t
man 3 a. m. "3
C. D Wilson, Agent. 't
Dana B Murdock, of Garkstoo.
Winner of the Declamation
Contest Last Night.
The decision of the judges last night
iiave first honor in the declamation
contest to Dana B. Munlock, of Clark
ton, a student of the I.<wist<m public
■ehool, who declaimed the "Black
Horse and ll is Rider"
Eleven high schools were represent
ed in the contest, and ea^n contestant
made a noble effort toward the goal of
his ambition. The Beakers and their
subjects were M follows .
Ira Collier. Wonatchee—"Lincoln's
Address at Gettysburg."
\V. 1.. Johnson, Davenport—"A
Vision of War."
Miss Mary Cardwell, Pomeroy—
"The Unknown Speaker.'.'
Dana B. Murdock, Lcwiston — "The
Black Horse and 11,- Rider."
C.r..va Coakerly, Walla Walla-—?* In
Favor of the Declaration of Indepen

Walter Siri.kkl.-r, Colfax —"Abra-
ban Lincoln."
Thomas Adams, Ritzville— "The
Unknown Shaker."
Miss Jessie Van Buakirk, North
Yakima—-''Appeal to Arms."
Miss Mary Cole, Spokane "Tous
saint L'Overture."
Miss Mary Krucek, WaitabM
"The Philosophy of the Race Prob
lem." Wallace Strbheckcr, Garfield
- ''Resistence to Brit i Aggression.'*
Besides Mr. Murdock, the wihnner,
{second prize was won by Miss Krucek,
!of Waitaburg ; 3rd by Mi Cole, of
. SjK»kane, and 4th by Mr. Mm of
The judges were President McLean.
of the U. of I. ; Principal Shafer, of
the state normal, and Pres. Bryan.
II <»X .1. L. IfETCAI F
J. I. Metcalf, who die»l at the
home of his son. G. W. M*-t<'Hlf, near
: this city, on May Ist, of paralysis,
j was born in Virginia in IS.'{l, being at
J the time of his death 74 years and six
months of age. He later moved to
Missouri, where he resided until four
years ago, when he took up his resi
dence in Washington. Three sons and
' two daughters survive him, one son,
{I. W. Metcalf, residing at Pullman.
I another. It. A. Metcalf, living at
The remains were taken to Almira,
where they were buried bes&d those
of his wife, the funeral services being
held at Wilbur.
Washington has more than 200,000
school children, according to F. M.
[McCully, as istant superintendent <•(
public instruction. "This will be
shown by the census to be taken in all
of the school districts next month," he
It is the theory of Washington's
state school law, the 'Barefoot Boy*
bill, that there should be provided }l'l
i>ach year for the education of each
■h.i'l on the census rolls. Actually
the amount falls short. There are
levers! reasons for this,one being that
another provision of law limit ■ the
tax in any district to five mills, which
is not enough in a number of instances.
"This state docs not stint itself in
its expenditures for education. Aside
from the large appropriations for the
state university, Pullman, the nor
mal schools at Whatcom, Elleiuburff,
Cheney, the state I the la t fiscal
year, lUO3-4, expended for its common
schools. $4,148,729.82.
"Of this amount $2. 246, «62. was
teachers' salaries. This year the
mounts will Lie considerably greater.
More than 4,500 teachers are employed
in these schools, and the average at
tendance of pupils is 110,774.
"The last fiscal year closed with an
increase of $1,000,000 in value over the
previous year of all the school proper
ty in the state, the figures being $1.
--732,990. This year will -how a cor
responding increase.

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