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VOLUME XXII
CUPID BUSY
IN PULLMAN
Little God of Love Has Busy
Week. Many Happy
Hearts United.
This lias been Cupid's "busy
week." The little god who is or
ganized and one which will withstand
the Inspection of the postal authori
ties, has been working overtime here
recently, if one may Judge by the
many marriages.
' Sunday night was an especially
busy occasion for Dan Cupid, for he
superintended the joining of six hap
py hearts in holy wedlock in one
home that night. The triple wedding
occurred at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. M. I.ankin, on Methodist Hill.
The wedding ceremonies were per
formed hy Rev. M. B. Ryan, pas
tor of the Christian church, in the
presence of a number of relatives and
friends of the contracting parties.
Miss Alma I.akin. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. M. I.akin, became the bride
of Henry Sevier; Charles F. Kloss
ner and Miss Bessie L. l.akin. an
other daughter, became man and
wife; and James Brannan and Miss
Alta Pintle?, both of Spokane, ex-
changed views of constancy and love.
% Mrs. Bran nan is a cousin of the other
_ two brides. Mr. Klossner and Mr. So
,/.. Her are both well known in Pullman,
.where they have lived since child
hood, as have their brides. The Her
ald joins with their many friends in
wishing them happiness and a long,
happy and profitable future.
Wilbur Henry, well known In Pull
man, where ho lived since babyhood,
was married at Walla Walla to Miss
* Dotty Williams. Mr. Henry and his
bride are both graduates of Washing
ton State College. Mr. Henry is the
oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D.
Henry, pioneer residents of Pullman.
On Wednesday. May 1. Miss Zoo
Belle MacKenzie, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry MacKenzie, became
the bride of Archibald C. Smith, of
Mabton, Wash. The ceremony was
performed at the home of the bride's
par, -tits by Rev. Dr. W. (i. M. Hays,
» pastor of the First Presbyterian
church. The bride is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry MacKenzie, pion
eers of Pullman, and she was born
* in this town. Mr. Smith is a druggist
of Mabton, where the happy couple
will make their home.
Rev. Totten Honored.
Rev. Leo L. Tot ten. a graduate of
W. S. ('. with the class of 1900, and
a son-in-law of Dr., W. G. m. Hayes,
Of this city, has been called to the as
sistant pastorate of the First Presby
terian church of Spokane. After leav
ing Pullman, Mr. Totten received his
degree from the Theological Seminary
((Cumberland University at Llbanon,
Tcnn., and accepted the pastorate of
the Presbyterian church at oakesdale
where he spent five years. For the
Past year Rev. Totten has been pas
tot of Emanuel Presbyterian church
at Spokane. Ho is the organiser of
the Emanuel church and also of the
Monroe Park Presbyterian church at
Spokane.
Rev. Totten has many friends in
''"llinan who are glad to hear of
's advancement and who wish him
a continuation of his success in his
™ charge,
At Christian Church.
Sunday, May Bth
Sermon theme at It a. in. "The
*lf of Character, orWhat will You
Jin Heaven?" The evening service
"HI be by the Pullman Young Peo
ple's Union. •
I'» Have Express Delivery.
he An>*'iican Express Company
'» American Express Company
'announced a free delivery of ex
dt?TH? anywhere in the city
8- This follows the recent an
""'•"""■n. of the Groat Northern
gesa Company of free delivery of
■ *** In the business district.
F<a,, ,V~°ne Cook rtwei i heat
om i , X r°0m table "d dining
P» ehalra. W. X' Harrison, Phone
I r ' 31—It
The Pullman Herald
-w*d in th. beat interests of Pullman and the best farming community in the Northwest surrounding it.
INTKRSCIIOLASTIC i nil, MEET.
Thirty-one High Schools to be nt
Pullman on Friday and Satur
day, Ma) 13, iI.
The annual Interscholastlc field
meet of the Inland Rniplre high
schools Is to In- held on the State
College athletic grounds on Saturday
May 14, and the oratorical contest
will be held in the college auditorium
on Friday evening, .May 13. There
will be 31 high schools in the field
meet which promises to be one of
the host ever held in litis state. The
winners of this meet will meet the
winners of the western Washington
field moot one week later, to decide
the state championship, On the same
date that the field meet is held here,
western Washington schools will
meet at Seattle and winners of the
two moots will contest one week
later.
Washington State College pays the
expenses of five from each school,
hut a number of schools will bring
a great many more and pay Hie ex
penses without calling on the college
for assistance.. There is no limit to
tin- number thai may be entered,
the only limit being on the number
whose expenses will be paid by the
State College. Most of the contest
ants will arrive hero on Friday, for
the preliminaries will be run off on
Saturday forenoon and the finals in
the afternoon. The oratorical con
test will be Friday evening.
Schools invited: Spokane, Daven
port, Colville, Watervllle, Golden
dale, Wenatchee, Ellensburg, North
Yakima, Prosser, Kennewick, Sunny
side IJ ml, Ritzvllle, Sprague, Toko;..
Rosalia, Oakesdale, Lewiston, Clarks
ton, Pullman, i'alouse, Garfield, Col
fax, Pomeroy, Dayton, Waltsburg,
Walla Walla. Harrington, Odessa
ami Pendleton, Wardner, Idaho.
Officials: Referee, Prof Timhlin;
starter, Coach Bohler; judges at fin
ish. Manager .lone.-, C. J, Cooil, and
W. C. Kruegel. Judges of field events
--Prof. Carpenter, Chester Ander
son, .and T. Laird. Timers—Herbert
Wexler, Prof. Kimbrough and Jack
Nelson. Weights retrievers Wallace,
lie- Witt, 11. 11. Mammon. Inspectors
— Prof. Akers. North, and Stookej
Clerk—Fred Moss. Caller i
Welch.
Programme for the oratorical
contest to be held in the college au
ditorium, on the evening of May 13,
I 9 10.
The Mission of a Graduate, Har
rington; Miss Eleanor Turner.
The progress of the Negro, Lind;
declaimer, not known.
The Insurgent in Politics, Wenat
chee.
America's Forestry Problem, N.
Yakima, Geo. Saxon.
Development of Northwest Terri
tory, Sprague; Mark Brlslawn,
Jane Addams, Palouse; Max
Bonds.
| Betsy Ross and the American Flag,
Spokane; Martha Bergman.
Recruit Exposures in Mexico, Wal
la Walla.
Judges of thought and composi
tion— Profs. Kreager, Caw and El
der.
Judges of delivery — Profs. Hume,
of the V, of Idaho; Supt. Gold wait
er of Garfield; Supt Payne, of Col
fax.
The season tickets including ad
mission to the oratorical contest and
the preliminary and final track
meets will be $1.
Ail grammar grade pupils will be
admitted at half-rate.
Resolutions of Sympathy.
Whereas, Death has removed from
our midst our beloved sister. Mrs.
Barbara McAlister, a charter member
of the Pullman W. C. T. U., and
whereas Mrs. McAlister was a deeply
interested and faithful worker for
the cause of temperance and social
reform, taking a special interest in
the movement for a reading and
rest room in our town,
Be it resolved. That we express our
deep sense of loss in the death of
this faithful sister, and that we place
a copy Of these resolutions on the re
cords of the society, and that we also
send a copy to the bereaved hus
band..
Mrs. Mary 11. Eccles, Mrs. M. B.
Ryan, Mrs. Myra Vaughn, committee.
Frank Lavin, traveling represent
ative of the International Harvester
Company, with headquarters at Pull
man, made a business trip to Spokane
Wednesday. 1
PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, MAY 5. 1910 ty
Pullman's Census
Almost Completed
Enumerator Melvin Will Finish Work
Here Next Week. Get in and Help.
It. is the duty of every one to as
sist the census enumerator in secur
ing the names of actual residents of
Pullman. If you know of any one
who has not heen counted make it
a point to see that his or her name
is given to John Melvin, enumerator
for Pullman. The work must be com-1
pleted by May 15, and there is no
doubt thai many have heen overlook-1
cd. "I have been as careful as pos
sible In my work so far, hut am cer
tain that I have missed some in the
first ami third wards," said Mr. Mel
vin to the Herald reporter. "1 have
made a number of requests that all
who have been missed report to mo
as early as possible to get. the names
of any who have bet overlooked,
before .May 15. It will he too late
after that. I have completed the first
and third wards and am now work
ing on the second. I expect to have
the work completed before the time
allowed, .May 1.",, hut any names
given me before that time may he
counted. 1 hope that every one will
assist in getting the nanus of any
one who ha - be< missed."
Ten years ago, when the last fed- ;
oral census was taken, Pullman had ;
1308 inhabitants. There is no doubt
thai the town has increased more
than 100 per cent, and the popula
tion may reach 3000. In that case it
will, without, doubt, be the largest
town in the county, for no one be
lieves that Colfax, which was the
largest in 1910, with a population
of 2121, has gained more than a few
hundred in population] It. is known
thai the third ward has more than
1000 inhabitants, and the first ward
about Too. The state college is out
side the city limits and a large num
ber id' residences north of the college
are outside the limits of Pullman
and Hie people living there will not
lie counted as citizens of this town,
although they rightfully belong here.
An increase of 100 per cent in 10
years is a remarkable growth and
but few towns or cities will show It,
except in the northwest. It is believ-
CITIZENS WILL FORM PLANS
TO BEAUTIFY PULLMAN
The movement for the beautifying
of Pullman has been awakening
much interest and considerable en
thusiasm among Pullman's progres
sive citizens. A mass meeting held
In the Christian church Sunday even
ing to take the place of Hie regular
services, was devoted exclusively to
the "city beautiful" movement.
President Bryan spoke on the "edu
cational value, of a beautiful city,"
laying much stress on the advan
tages certain to follow the movement
now on foot, if it is kept up until its
aims are accomplished. Professor W.
G. Beach spoke on "The Moral Value
of a Beautiful City." The meeting
was well attended and much interest
and enthusiasm was shown. The
PROF. MELANDER AFTER PRIZE
Professor of Entomology Working for
$.-)(>(» Prize in W. s. Ofteer's
Orchard.
A special dispatch to The spokes
man- Review from Walla Walla tells
of the work being done by Professor
A. [_, Melander, entomologist of
Washington State College in fighting
the codling moth in W. S. Offner's
big orchard. The results of this work
will be awaited with deep interest
by the fruit growers of the entire
northwest. Its success means millions
of dollars to the fruit growing in
terest of the northwest and It also
means a new insectary for Washing
ton State College. There Is no doubt
here that Professor Melander will
win his fight. The dispatch to the
Spokesman-Review is here given:
Walla Walla, Wash., May 1. --Pro
fessor a. L. Melander of the state
college who Is hero spraying the or
e-hard of W. S. Offner, has a hard
Ed that Washington will lead all of
; the states of the Union in per cent age
of growth, and that the population,
of the state, which was but 618,
--103 In 1909, Is well over the 1,
--000,000 mark. The cities, which have'
been claiming such an enormous
growth, are falling far below the es
timated population and the news?
papers published therein are pre
paring for the exposure of the basje
lessness of their claims, by howling
about people being overlooked by the
census enumerators. Seattle, which
claimed 350,000 Inhabitants, is now
claiming 250,000, but it is thought
that the report of the enumerator
will show much less than that num
ber. In 1900 Seattle had a popula
tion of 80,671. Spokane, which claim
ed 150,000, and was estimated by
some of the real estate boomers to
have 200,000, is now claiming 108,
--eon, but it is certain the figures will
show much less than that and it is
believed by the conservative thai it
: will fall much below I on,unci. That
will be an enormoua^^rowth for
Spokane had lU^tffTs 1X in 1900 and
tin increase-*«r)f lon per cent would
; be T.'l.ti'.tTi.
Whitman county had a population
in 1900, of 25,360. It is believed
now that the population of the
county as shown by this census will
be about 35,000. Unless it lias that
many people ii is likely thai the
classification of the county may be.
set hack to what it was before Hie
commissioners raised it two years
ago, on the affidavit of N. I). Sho
walter, county school superintendent,
that there wore 35,000 inhabitants
in the county at that time. In 1900
'he population of towns of Whitman
county was as follows: Colfax, 2121;
; Pullman, 1308; Farmington, 131;
| Uniontown, 404; Rosalia, 379; El
berton, 297; Colton, 251. These
were the only incorporated towns In
Whitman county at that time. Kndi
cott, St. John and Albion have been
incorporated since the census was
taken lit years ago.
committee of 15, In charge of tin
work, will make a special effort to
beautify the city streets and parks.
The following resolution was en
thusiastically adopted at Sunday
evening's mass meeting as expressive
of the sentiment of the meeting:
"That we, the citizens of Pullman,
in mass meeting assembled, do here
by express our heartfelt appreciation
of the suggestive addresses by Presi
dent. Bryan and Prof Beack, of the
educational and moral advantages of
civic Improvement and that we also
extend our hearty sympathy to the
committee of fifteen in its efforts in
the Interests of a Pullman beauti
ful and pledge It our moral substan
tial support."
task though he thinks now that vic
tory will be his.
Professor Melander Is doing this
hit of spraying on a wager. Part of
his work is to tell farmers of the
state how to spray. Mr. Offner, hear
ing Professor Melander speak of
spraying at the Wenatchee meeting
of tin- horticulturists last winter, told
the professor If he could actually do
what he said he could, he could come
and spray his orchard. He told him
if he killed the codling moth he
would pay for the spraying, by giv
ing the college a $500 Insectary.
The villain In this drama is the
weather man, who pulled off two siz
zling days last week. The days push
ed tile fruit trees along about two
weeks, and the wide open callzes In
to which Professor Melander expect
ed to squirt his poison dope, were al
most closed.
Then came the present cold spell
which slopped development, and
he professor an assistant are sprny-
Ing. The fact thai the floral cavi
'■'• Int" which On posion must go
to do effective work are nearly clos
d, make it necessary to use more
spray nnd to have the spraying no/.
zles pointed down on ho flowers,
At the orchards of .1. 1,. Dumas
near ! ton, the spring spraying is
Hoi K on this week. The Dumas fruit
ground are the largest in this part
of (he state and the men are using
insecticide at the rate of 7000 gal
lons - day, in the battle with the cod
ling moth.
WHEAT PRICES DROPPING.
Rjowettt Price in Three Tears lias
Been Reached, Rut Further
Decline Expected.
Wheat is now Belling at the low
est price in three years. Local deal
ers are offering but G3 cents per bu
shel for red wheat, with correspond
ing figures for the better varieties.
This is a decline of .'l7 cents per bu
shel from the highest mark reached
last winter when reel wheal bronchi
as high as $1 per bushel at some Pa
louse country points. Dealers predict
a still further decline and some say
we will again see "50-cent wheat,"
which has not been soon here in
many years. No one attempts to ex
plain the drop in prices which has
been steady and rapid for several
weeks. The , fall caught farmers'
with ihem-eatesl amount of wheat
.ever held at this time of year. It
seems strange that, with the high
est prices ever obtained, farmers
should refuse to Bell, hut more than
the usual number held for the "high
er prices" they were Certain Were
coming, and they got badly left.
The farmer who has hogs now is
in luck. With wheat sidling at about
60 cents per bushel and hogs bring
ing 9 1-2 cents per pound, live,
weight, there Is an enormous profit
in feeding hogs, and those fortunate
enough to have hogs to feed are in
luck. The price of stock hogs is high
er and the demand greater than ever'
known. It is thought thai Hie price
of fat hogs will remain high for
man} months, and probably for two
or throe years, but no one expects
the price to remain long at thepre
sent figures, which are the highest
ever known, but six or seven cents
per pound is regarded as a high price
and one at which the producer can
make a big profit. Farmers are ar
ranging to increase their output of
hogs and this is destined to become a
great hog country in the next few
years. Local dealers say they are
selling more than the usual amount
of hot; fencing Ibis" spring, while a
large acreage of alfalfa and other
pasture grasses is being planted.
Although farmers have; been sell
ing considerable wheat of late, there
Is still a large amount in the coun
try tributary to Pullman, the amount
being estimated at from 100,000 to
125,000 bushels. As farmers will
have to pay taxes on this in addi
tion to the drop of from ,",0 to 40
cents per bushel, those who held for
higher prices are doomed to tie
heavy losers. Oats and barley have
dropped in sympathy wit wheal.
hilt, the decline litis Hot been quite
so heavy, Tie- low prices of grain now
prevailing may have the effect of re
during lie- acreage of spring grain
to be sown.
A Few Old Friends.
When the Damrosch orchestra
makes its appearand' in our city,
May 27, in connection with the sth
annual musical celebration of the
Washington State College, the com
ing week, we shall greet a group of
old friends who have faithfully fol
lowed the' great conductor in his
triumphal rounds of the United
states for quite a number of years.
There Is thai unsurpassed group of
French wind-wind players — George
Barrere, first flute, Leon i ,eroj . first
clarinet, Auguste Me ma rd, first bas
soon, who have been with him over
five years. But the ie are compara
tively new comers when we think of
the two concert ineistcrs—David
Mannes and Alexander Saslavsky—
who in eighteen years have worked
their way from the last, to l In-lir
desk of the violin sections; Ludwig
Miinoly, first bass, Las been there
twenty years; Rudolph Hi siand,
head of the second violins, is serv
ing his nineteenth year under Walter
Damrosch. Hans Goettlcb, besides
filling hi. position as percussion In
strumentalist, has officiated as li
brarian for about sixteen years.
FARM TRAINS I
FIX SCHEDULE
Demonstration Trains W'
Visit Many Point* in the If
Northweat 1$
1
The State College Experiment stsfj
'ion. in conjunction with the official-'-'
"'" li"' O. R. & N. road will conducf';
its first farm demonstration trail !
over the lines of the O. R. & X. com!*
many immediately following th,
close of the college year. The sched
ule for the train has been arranged.
by Professor It. W. Thatcher, head
'"" II". department of agriculture at]
\V. S. C. and director of the experi
ment station, and is now in the hands
of the officials of the railroad com
pany.
The train will leave Pullman on
June 20, spending the morning in
Colfax and Elberton, and the after
noon at Garfield and Farmlngton.
The train will then proceed to Te
koa where the night will be spent.
The remainder of the schedule will
he as follows:
June 21 — Rockford in the morn
ing; Fairfield and Latah in the af
ternoon and a full early evening at
Tekoa.
June 22— Thornton in the morn
ing; SI. John and Winona in the af
ernoon; La Crosse, evening.
June 22 —Wallula, morning; Tou
chet, and Walla Walla afternoon;
Prescotl and Dayton evening.
June 24 —Turner, morning; Day
ton and Huntsvillo, afternoon; re
turning to Pullman, arriving late in
the evening.
A second train will leave Pullman
on July sth, over the Northern Pa
cific and will include the I'alouse
and Big Bend sections. Fortius train
the following schedule litis been ar
ranged :
•Inly 5— I'alouse, morning; Bel
mont and Oakesdale, afternoon; Ro
salia in the evening.
July 6 — Plaza and Spangle, morn
ing; Cheney, afternoon; Medical Lake
afternoon and evening,
July 7— Deep Creek, morning;
Reardan and Davenport, afternoon;
Wilbur, evening.
July B—Coulee City, morning;
Hartline and Aim Ira, afternoon; Go
van, evening.
•Inly 9, — Hind, morning; Uitz
vllle, afternoon, then returning to
Pullman.
Show Labor Saving Devices.
Both these trains will carry diver
sified farming demonstrations and a
full staff of lecturers on industrial
topics. Features now being arranged
are the farm electrical appliances,
the milking machine and the home
manufacture of concrete fence posts.
The carload of prize live stock
which will form a part of the exhibit,
on both trains is now on the college
farm.
The lecturer topics will bo "Im
proved Methods of Soil Tillage."
"Better Live Stock," "Summer Man
agement of the Orchard," and a new
feature from the lecture platform of
the trains will be the lecture for Hie
farm wife on "Home Conveniences."
Nelson Runs Fast Hundred. - N
The annual Junior track meet
was held at the Stale College Satur- '
day afternoon. The meet was for
I the four collegiate classes of W. 8.
C, and was won by the Freshman
class with a total of 81 1-2 points,
A feature of the meet was a special v.
hundred yard dash between Jack Nel
son, the crack college sprinter, and
Lowery and Stone. The two latter
were given .< lead of six yards and
wore easily beaten by Nelson in the
fast time of V I-.', seconds. [/
' '" ' " ' - ——— ■
Pally ill La Folleltc'H.
Wednesday night the Cushman de
bating society of tin- Pullman high
school, gave a party at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. La Follette, in
honor of the Lincoln debating society.
The party was well .Mended, there
being about SO guests present. Tlie
evening was spent villi music, games
and refreshmi nts.
Go to Duthie's for shingles and
cement, at 907 Grand street. 30tf
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