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VOLUME XXII COUNTY MEET WON BY TEKOA TEKOA HIGH SCHOOL GETS FIRST PLACE WITH TOTAL OF 38 1-3 POINTS—PULLMAN 51-3. The high school athletes of Whit man county contested for honors on the track at Tekoa last Saturday, the Tekoa representatives easily distancing all competitors, and win ning first place with 38 1-3 points. Oakesdale was a good second, with 27 points, while the other schools of the county brought up the rear with from 6 to 12 points each. Pullman was unfortunate In most of the events, her entries getting but one first, that in the mile run, the one-third of a point coming when Eccles tied with two others for third place in the high jump. Following is a list of events and winners: Fifty-yard dash — T. McClure, Oakesdale, first; Watson, Tekoa, sec ond; llarkwell, Colfax, third; 5 4-5 sec. Broad jump—T. McClure, Oakes dale, first; Mueller, Rosalia, second; Kenworthy, Tekoa, third; 19 feet 8 inches. One hundred-yards—T. McClure, Oakesdale, first; Watson, Tekoa, sec ond; Harkwell, Colfax, third, 10 1-4 sec. Shot put—Watson, Tekoa, first; Campbell, St. John, second; T. .Mc- Rae, Rosalia, third; 41 feel ". in. ■ 880-yard—M. Gwyni, Garfield, first; Wiley, Palouse, second; Mar tin, Oakesdale, third; 2 niiii. 17 1-1 sec. High jump Watson. Tekoa, first; E. McClure, Oakesdale, second; .Mueller of Rosalia and Kenworthy of Tekoa and Eccles of Pullman, tied for third; 6 feet i in. 220 hurdles —L. Met'taiskey, Te koa first; C. Gwinn, Garfield, sec ond; Howard, Garfield, third; I- 1-2 sec. 140 yard-dash— Talley. Oakesdale, first; Wiley, Palouse, second; Staf enliach, Palouse, third; 58 sec. Pole vault — Meyers, Colfax, first: Corcoran, Tekoa, second; Cassidy, Colfax, third. 120-yard hurdle —Watson, Tekoa, first; Kenworthy, Tekoa, second; Warnick, Palouse, third; 18 3-10 sec. One mile — Schlaefer, Pullman, first; Williams, Palouse, second; M. Gwlnn, Garfield, third; 6 mm. 6 3-10 sec. Discus Love, Garfield, first; Campbell, St. Johns, second; Heck nor, Paiouse, third; 99 ft,. Gin. 220-yard dash — Watson. Tekoa, first; T. McClure. second; Mueller, Rosalia, third; 26 1-10 sec. Hammer Love, Garfield, first; Butler, Palouse, second; Harding. Garfield, third. Tekoa relay team —Watson, Ken worthy, W'orley, McCroskey, won. Watson of Tekoa. had highest in dividual score with 26. T. McClure •of Oakesdale was second. The points were divided among the teams as follows: Tekoa, ::.s 1-3; Oakesdale, '-7; Garfield, 21; Palouse, 12; Pullman, :> 1-3; Rosalia, 5 1-3. Miss Esther Little a Bride. Edward W. Krueger, of Racine, Wis., and Miss Esther B. Little were married at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. Mr. Brumblay, Tuesday even ing at 7.30 o'clock. The bride, who is a sister of Mrs. C C. Clark, of Spring street, has been teaching in this vicinity, and Bat made many friends who extend congratulations to the happy groom. Mr. and Mrs. Krueger left Wed nesday morning for Wisconsin, whore they will make their home. ••"kin Fruit Farm Sold. The Alpowa Orchard Company, the same company that last, season pur chased the La Follette orchards at Wawawal, has this week purchased (l 1" Melvin Lakin farm of 160 acres on the Garfield county side of the Snake, opposite Wawawai, paying $17,000 for the property. The Lakin farm includes some sixty acres of fine bar land, of which about half M in bearing orchard of general fruits, largely peaches. The Pullman Herald Devoted to the best interests of Pullman and the best farming community in the Northwest surrounding it COACHED IN PULLMAN. Moscow (.ill Wins High School Do. (tarnation Contest. Miss Gladys Moore, of the Moscow, Idaho, high school, won the declama tion contest held at Lewiston last week between representatives of th,. schools of Latah and Nez Perce counties. Her success will be of in terest to Pullman people because she is a ncice of Mrs. Anna Clyde, one of our teachers, and while visit ing her aunt, was coached by .Mrs. Collett, head of the department of elocution at the W. S. C. Speaking of the contest the Lewis ton Tribune said in part: "The big auditorium was crowded to overflowing last night, the excel lent program provided and the in tense interest aroused in the high school contest appealing to all. The Moscow high school was represented by Miss Gladys Moore, daughter of Attorney and Mrs. F. L. Moore and her rendition of the comic selection, "Rebecca's Journey," brought forth a thunder of applause. "Miss Vesta Morrison, of Clark ston, upon whom was bestowed sec ond honors, was very pleasing In "Necessity for Intervention in Cuba," while Miss Laura Lanninghani, of Grangeville, the third choice of the judges, displayed exceptional ability in "The San and Gazelle." "All of the selections were most creditably rendered, reflecting most favorably upon the schools repre sented and the teachers who direct ed the preparation. The decision of the judges was made with great dif ficult] the plan adopted being for each judge to credit each contestant upon a percentage basis, and at the conclusion of the program the con testant receiving the highest number of credits was declared the winner of the contest." Select inn Coeur d'Alene Lands. \, ('has. Vollmer, holder of number 182, and Carl Gerdlng, whose num ber is 153, left Wednesday for the Coeur d'Alene Indian reservation to put in a week looking at the various claims on the reservation so that they can make Intelligent selections when their numbers are called on May Ith. They will be accompanied by .John Gerding, who will act as expert witness on land values, and as interpeter in Introducing the boys to their red skin neighbors. '-'' The agricultural lands on the Coeur d'Alene reservation have been appraised at from $1.25 to $6.80, but only 2 3-4 claims are graded as first (lass agricultural land at the higher figure. The second class lands are priced at from $2.', to $5.50, and much of that that comes within the classification contains consider able timber. The timber claims are appraised as high as $7. SO per acre. Paul Abendroth, who holds num ber 75, has made a couple of trips to the reservation, and has a num ber of claims under consideration, one especially upon which he says he will file if it is still open when his number is called. It is expected that the lower numbers will take the choicest of the timber claims, but the better agricultural lands are much sought, as the limber lands, while very valuable as investment, will not return a living during the homestead period. It is expected that the Pullmanites who will file will get much better claims than their numbers indicate, as only about forty per cent of the winners in the drawings file when they are called. Hoi. Johnson Dead. Rol. Johnson, of Colfax, died at the homo of Dr. Maguire, his broth er-in-law, in this city, yesterday morning, from complications follow ing an operation for appendicitis. He was operated upon at Colfax several weeks ago for the disease, but did not gain strength or health as rapid ly as usual in such cases, and was recently removed to this city, and for a time it was believed he was on the road to recovery. Complica tions developed suddenly yesterday morning, however, and death fol lowed at about ten o'clock. Mr. Johnson was about 28 years of age, and was one of the most pop ular and likable young men of Col fax, where he was engaged In the wood and coal business. On July 7th last, he was married to Miss Mamie Maguire, sister of Dr. Maguire, and the widowed bride has universal sympathy. PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, APR. 29. 1910 SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH, WILL BE OFFICIAL CLEAN UP DAY, PROCLAIMS MAYOR MAGUIRE. By authority of the city council and proclamation of Mayor Maguire, Saturday, April 30th, is Pullman's official clean-up day, and every citizen of the city, man, woman and child, should get busy and carry out the idea of the occasion with the same spirit they put into the annual observance of the Fourth of July or Christmas. The mayor authorizes the Herald to say that teams will drive about the city during the day, and that all rubbish that is piled up in the street where it is easy of access will be carted away free of charge. In case the wagon is not around when you will need it, notify Jas. Cochran, street commissioner, and he will see that your warts are attended to. The civic committee of the Fortnightly Club is taking an active interest in the proper observance of the official clean up day, and every resident of the town should second with his deeds the good work being done by these public spirited ladies in making a Pullman beautiful. The city council proposes the enactment of an ordinance prohibiting the dumping of trash and rubbish in the city park, some of our citizens having desecrated the larger park by using it as a dumping ground for some time past. Steps are to be taken to improve this park, and make it a place of beauty avail able to the public. The idea of the public clean-up day is approved by every one, but its value lies only in a general and complete putting of the idea into operation. The day's work will make a won derful improvement in the appearance of the place if the spirit of the enterprise does not die before the hoe handle becomes warm. So get busy Saturday. Do your duty as a citizen, and show that Pullman's official clean-up day is something more than a name. LaFollette Returns From East REPORTS THAT FAILURE OF FRUIT CROP IN Till: EASTERN STATES WILL STRENGTHEN PRICKS IN INLAND EMPIRE. Hon. XV. L, La Follette has just returned from an extended trip throughout the eastern and south ern states, visiting his mother at the old home at Crawfordsville, Indiana, / v|sß sHsV ■Wf - If _\^^_^^_W^*^^*' Hon. W. L. LaFollette as well as spending some time with relatives in Tennesee, Kentucky, and other states. Mr. La Folletto states that March was a month of Ideal weather In the east, and at the time of his visit the fruit trees were giving promise of a bounteous crop, but the April freeze has practically ruined the or Hill llillis Shows the Boys How to Shoot. XV. A. Hillls, the expert manipu lator of the rifle and shotgun, who exploits the arms of the Remington Arms Co., and the ammunition of the Union Metallic Cartridge Co., was in the city yesterday, and gave an exhibition of his own skill and of the quality of the goods he ad vertises at the college rifle range, before a large audience of interested spectators. He was accompanied here by E. S. Mac Coll, who Is m charge of the Spokane branch of the two firms. Mr. llillis carries with him quite an arsenal of arms, mostly of the Remington manufacture, including an automatic shot gun and an automatic rifle, that have stocks chards, and the fruit will be a total failure in practically all the eastern and middle states. Not only did (lie frost kill the fruit buds, but a heavy fall of snow coming when the trees were in full leaf, broke down many trees. Mr. La Follette,, who was for fourteen years the principal or chardist of the Inland Empire, says that this loss of the eastern crop will assure a market for western fruit and will add thousands of dol lars to its value. En route home Mr. La Follette stopped off at Great Falls, Monta na, Where he saw many of the Pull man colony located there, some be ing well satisfied with the condi tion of affairs there,, while others were disgusted and ready to quit the game. In the latter class is Joe Morris, who had drilled down 380 feet in a search for water on his homestead location but was unable to find moisture. Morris will sell the improvements he has made, and look for a more satisfactory loca tion elsewhere, although he does not contemplate an immediate re turn to Pullman. Fred Young had not yet bought property when Mr. La Follette left, but had a couple of nice tracts in view, and expected to close up for one soon. Marlon Spawn and Walter Bay miller are associated with Chas Cole man in the conduct of a real estate business at Great Falls, and are pros pering in the enterprise. Mr. La Follette reports a heavy westward movement from the east, solid trains of home seekers coming dally, Montana claiming a heavy proportion because of the larger area of open government lands still available in that state to home stead entry. made from the ivory tusks of a Mastodon, he having obtained the ivory while on a hunting trip in Alaska last season. One of the stocks was fashioned and engraved by an Eskimo native, and it Is not only a great curiosity, but an ar tistic piece of work as well. While in Alaska Mr. Hillls gave the iUmlngton automatic rife a se vere but most satisfactory test on big game, killing five of the big Kadlak grizzlies, the largest having a pelt 11 feet Binches long. This bear was estimated to weigh 1000 pounds. A free delivery of express pack ages within the business district of the city will he Inaugurated by the Northern Pacific Express Company on May Ist. INCREASE IN FARM LAND. Scott Getchell Sells the Fred Young Farm Near Pullman for $10."» Per Aero. f A striking example of the rapid in crease in farm values and prices was given this week when Scott Getchell sold the Fred Young farm, of 186 acres, located just west of town, to ('. 11. Barclay, of Thornton, at $105 per aire. / Mr. Getchell bought this farm of Mr. Young the middle of February, paying $100 per acre at that, time, o that he cleaned up just $925 pro fit through holding the property sixty days. f\ Following the sale of this farm. Mr. Getchell bought the 320 acres owned by Mrs. Hattie Myers, about ten miles southwest, near the breaks of Snake river, paying $55 per acre. This farm is not so well Improved as the Young farm, and is much further from Pullman, hence the wide difference In value. Heath of Finery It. Kilhiim. Emory B. Kilham died at the home of his mother, Mrs. J. 11. Ba ker, in this city, on Sunday, April 84th, of tuberculosis, from which he had suffered for several years. Mr. Kilham came to this city four weeks ago to be with his mother as the disease had made such ravages in his health that it was known the end would not be long delayed. The deceased, who was a commer cial traveller, was born March 26th, 1863, being 47 years of age at the time of his death. He had been a commercial traveller for 26 years, and had resided most of that time in Chicago. Resides a mother, the deceased leaves one brother, S. E. Kilham, of this city, and Mrs. C. C. Balsinger, of Pullman, and Mrs. Roy Wheeler of Seattle. A. B. Baker and J. C. Raker are step-brothers. The funeral was held Monday at ten o'clock, from the Baker home, Rev. Robt. Brumblay, preaching the sermon. Teachers' Examination. The spring examination of appli cants for teachers' certificates will bo held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12, 13, and 14, at Colfax. Examination begins at 8:00 a.m. Certificates must be renewed at expiration; otherwise they cannot be renewed. Blanks for renewal can be obtained of the county superin tendent. No certificate, that can be renewed, should be, allowed to lapse. Failure to renew a certificate at expiration necessitates the taking of the entire examination. Marks of ninety per cent and over are good as long as the applicant has a certificate in force. if the certifi cate is allowed to lapse, the stand ings of 90 cannot be used there after. Applicants for teachers' certifi cates upon examination are urged to take the May examination as the fol lowing examination does not occur until August 25th. Under the law no teacher can make a legal contract who does not hold a legal teacher's certificate in full force and effect for the full period covered by said con tract. The program of the examination is as follows: Thursday—A. M.: 8:00, Physio logy, History of Education; 9:30, Orthography, Bookkeeping; 10:30, Geography. P. M.: 1:00, Grammar, Psychology; 3:00, Penmanship and Punctuation, Botany; 3:30, Reading. Friday—A. M.: 8:00, Arithmetic, Geometry; 10:30, Theory and Art of Teaching, Civil Government, French. P. M.: 1:00, United States History, General History; 2:30, State Manual, Zoology; 3:30, Music. Saturday—A. M.: 8:00, Algebra, Geology, Nature Study; 10:30, Phy sical Geography, Compoltlon. P. M.: 1:00, Literature, German; 2:30, Physics, Latin, Drawing. E. N. Hinchliff returned Monday from Atalia, on the Columbia river, where he has been for some time putting up the Atalia public school building 11. A. Glaze, who lives at Burbank, had the contract for the school building but sub-let to Mr. Hinchliff. For Sale —Barn, 16x4 8. Enquire 712 Grand street. (artesian)) NUMBER 30 PROPOSED FOR ESTRY COURSE (JOUHSK OF INSTRUCTION IN FOR- I l.sntv ARRANGED FOR CM IN / THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. At the request of the state board of public instruction, the State Col lego has prepared an outline for a forestry course for the grammar schools of the state. The course was Resigned to cover a year's recom mendation to the state board of ed ucation. The course Includes the study of trees, the management, propagation of trees, the forestry nursery protection, values, the use of woods and trees. In detail the course as outlined by the State Col lege Is as follows: • First semester; The tree—ln this division will bo considered the roots, branches, leaves, seeds, fruits, flowers, buds. bark, sap wood and heartwood; a comparison of the parts of an ever green with those of a deciduous tree. The forest— The division includes a study of the conditions effecting forest growth, studies relating to for est undergrowth, vines, weeds and grass; the behavior of forest trees on different slopes; tho influence of forests on the surrounding coun try. Forest regeneration and manage ment—Studies in natural seeding se lection, "strip and group" methods, artificial seeding, sowing in pastures, patches in old fields, mound plant ing, sprouts and Pollards, improve ment, cutting, thinning and remov ing weeds; protecting valuable stock, harvesting mature or undesirable stock. Propagation of trees— In this di vision are Included studies In the gathering, storing and sowing of seeds; stratifying, scalding and treat ing seeds; collecting, planting and storing cuttings. Forest nursery—Under this head will be presented studies relating to selection and preparation for soil, heeling In trees, plantings seeds, cut tings and seedlings; pruning nur sery stock; planting, prunnlng and care of street trees; digging, pack ing and shipping trees. The courses of study for the sec ond semester's work is designing to Instruct the student concerning in sects, mice, moles and stock; severe winters, storms, spring forests, sun scald and fungus diseases, forest diseases, forest fires, sand dunes, etc.; the life history of the tree, per iod and rapidity of growth, rate of an nual Increase in volume per tree, land and lumber values, fuel, fence posts, poles, ties, rough lumber di mensions, material for furniture, handles, machinery and their prepar ation. Conifers, pine, spruce, fir, hemlock, and cedars. Deciduous, walnut, hickory, beech, oaks, maples and ash. Use as ornaments, for parks, lawns and streets and the "farmer's wood lot." Farmers Union oases Warehouses. The Farmers' Union Warehouse company of this city has this week renewed the lease held for the past year, on the Kerr, Gifford ware houses at Pullman, Busbey, Kltz nilller and Whelan, and will operate them for the coming year along the same lines as heretofore. The Union undertook the running of this line of houses, and tbe hand ling of its own grain, last season, and in spite of the many disadvan tages under which it was necessary to work, made a most satisfactory showing, and with the experience of the year, should meet with unquali fied success this season. The Kerr-Glfford house at John son was leased by the Union last year, but this year this house has been purchased by the Johnson Union Warehouse company. Through out all the northwestern states the Farmers' Union is fast obtaining control of the warehouse business, either through lease or purchase where such is possible, or by build ing whore satisfactory lease or pur chase can not be made. Stock Cattle Wanted. Five hundred head of stock cattle for the range wanted. Phone or write Allen ft Crevllng, Pullman, Wash.