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VOLUME XXV SPOKANE FIRM SETS SEWER CONTRACT Illy Council Awards Contract for High Street Sewer to Hush & I * * I it'lititi of Spokane for $1920 Rush & LaPlant,' Spokane con tractors,' were last Thursday evening awarded the contract for the laying of the sewer on High street, known as sewer district No. 10, the contract price being $1920. Four bids were received by the city dads, but upon the recommendation of the city en gineers, the Ruth & La Plant bid was accepted as the lowest. The bid of the Spokane firm in detail was as fol lows: For furnishing and laying six-inch pipe, including V's, branches, detach able covers, and cement joints, per foot, 17M>c. Per cubic yard for all trenching and back-filling in earth. 50c. For same in rock, per cubic yard $.1.00. Manholes, complete. $28.00. Lampholes, complete, $8.00. According to City Engineer Ed wards this hid would approximate $1920. Other bids received were as fol lows: E. .1. Cheatham, Spokane — Fur nish and lay six-inch pipe, etc., 17c per foot; per linear foot for trench ing and back filling in earth, 15c; in rock, per cubic yard, $6; manholes, $35; lampholes, $5; flushtanks. $76. This company also made a flat bid of $2600 for the job. Foster, Hindle & Thompson, Spo kane—Furnish and lay six-inch pipe. etc., 22c per foot; trenching and backfilling in earth, per cubic yard, 65c; in rock, $4.50; manholes. $29; lampholes, $8. flushtanks, $60. Chas. XV. Connor & Son, LaCrosse — Furnish and lay six-inch pipe, etc., 32c per foot; trenching and backfilling in earth; per cubic yard, Bfic; in rock, $5; manholes, $55; lampholes, $8. The Rush & LaPlant bid was ac companied by a certified check for $700, although one 5 per cent of the bid was required, and that that firm means business Is evidenced by the fact that already early 200 feet of the trenching has been dug, although the official contract has not yet been made by the city officials. Three of the bidders were present at the meeting of the council. STATE LAND SALE ON DECEMBER ITH Includes Several Blocks in Addition to Palouse aud Eighty Acres Twelve Miles From Pullman County . Auditor McCroskey will offer for sale at public auction at the courthouse in Colfax on Satur day, December 7, the following de scribed state lands, located in Whit man county. The sale begins at 10 o'clock. Application No. 8775 Block 10 of State addition to the City of Palouse Number 1. appraised at $543.95. Block 11A of State addition to the City of Palouse Number 1, appraised at $297.50. Block 118 of State addition to the City of Palouse Number 1. appraised at $296.30. Platted land, located one-half mile north of the central part of the City of Palouse and joining the north cor porate limits of said city. Application No. 8817 South half of northeast quarter of section 36, township 14 north, range 43 east W. M., containing 80 acres, more or less, according to the gov ernment survey thereof, appraised at 14000. Improvements appraised at mo. % . . Agricultural land, located about ■12 miles from Pullman. Improve ments consist of fencing and break ing. Application No. 8843 Block 20 of State addition to the City of Palouse Number 1. appraised at $408.87. . \ .Platted land, located one-hair mile ; north or the central part of the City of Palouse and Joining the north cor • porate limits of said city. Terms of sale: Under contract, ; Continued on last page) j The Pullman Herald Devoted to the begt interests of Pullman and the beet farming community in the Northwest surrounding it. Council Canvasses City l*ri„ mi .y Return J The returns for the city primary election held at the same time as the general election, were canvassed by the city council last week. Every candidate was nominated without op position with the exception of coun cilman in the Second ward, J. M i Palmerton receiving 58 votes to 31 cast for M. D. Henry, incumbent. About 450 votes were cast at the city primary. A. E. Shaw receiving 863 for mayor, J. B. Sanborn 392 for councllman-at-large, Geo. N. Henry 387 for clerk, .1. S. Clark 33 for treasurer, and M. S. Jamar 37 for city attorney. B. F. Campbell was nominated for councilman for the two-year term in the First ward, with 160 votes, while U. G. Lawler secured the nomination for the one-year term with 142 votes. J. M. Palmerton was the nominee for councilman for the Second ward, re ceiving 58 votes to 31 cast of M. 1). Henry. in the Third ward F. E. Banger was nominated with 86 votes. FAMOUS CLERGYMAN GIVES ADDRESSES Dr. Washington ('hidden Delivered Lecture to Appreciative Audience Last Saturday Evening Thanks to the enterprise of the Twentieth Century Club the people of Pullman and the students of the college have had the privilege of hearing Dr. Washington Gladden, who gave a lecture Saturday evening and preached a sermon Sunday afternoon. Dr. Gladden opened his lecture by saying that the main ideas of his address were suggested to him by "The Great Analysis," a book recent ly published. In this book, the au thor raises this question: suppose a part of England, say. the county of Yorkshire, were to become unexpect edly detached from the rest of Eng land and turned into one of the plan ets and the inhabitants were forced to work out a plan of life. Under the circumstances how would they go about it? The first thing to do would be to take an account of the natural resources of the country, the religions, the races, the nationalities, and try to work out some scheme to bring about happiness and prosperity for all the people. This is the scien tific way of handling a big problem. With this introducton, Dr. Glad den proceeded to suggest that we go about solving some of our earthly problems on a similar scientific basis. At the present time we suffer from poverty, disease, crime, ignorance, and superstition. All these show that we are not working with the laws of the universe, for the world order stands for health, physical, moral and spiritual. Dr. Gladden then attempted to solve our problems in a scientific manner, os a large international scale. Let there be a commission ap pointed, made up of the ablest men of the world, to study the resources of the world so that they might be util ized for the good of all. Let other commissions be appointed to study the problems or poverty, disease, crime and ignorance, and see if some way can not be found to do away with them. They are not necessary; they stand in the way or progress. Why not get rid or them? It can not be done? Why not? Take the question of religion. Intelligent men are agreed that all religions have much in common. Let us all unite on these fundamentals and cease wasting our energy on the non-essentials. Dr. Gladden believes that it is possible to have a universal common wealth of good will. He does not mean that we should have one gov ernment, or that we should give up our individualities, nationalities and languages. He stands for unity but not uniformity. All we would have to give up would be our petty jealous ies, hatreds and other vices. Let us study the causes of these vices and let us eradicate them, and the univer sal commonwealth will come of It self. In conclusion, Dr. Gladden made a strong argument for universal peace. A silver tea will be given this afternoon by some or the ladies or the Episcopal church at the Sigma Beta Pi house. Everybody is cordi ally Invited. PULLMAN. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15. 1912 STREET PAVING WORK STOPPED ON ACCOUNT OF BAD WEATHER Contractors will be Allowed Thirty Days in which to Complete the Work After the Weather Moderates Next Spring Work on Pullman's street paving will be at a standstill until next spring, according to a ruling of the city council made at their regular meeting last week, when an extension Of time was granted to the Federal Construction company. The council granted permission to the company to discontinue work until favorable weather sets in next spring, and the company will not be liable to the $20 per day penalty provided in the con tract for each day after the stipulat ed time for the completion of the contract. The company is given 30 days after the commencement of op erations in the spring to complete the work. The extension of time was granted upon the application of XV. F. Han rahan, in charge of the local opera tions for the company, who gave as a reason for the inability of the com pany to complete the paving on sched uled time the scarcity of labor during the harvest season and the subse quent unfavorable weather. The following recommendations In regard to the action of the council on | the application were presented by City Engineer L. V. Edwards: ' Hon. Mayor and City Council, Pull man, Wash. Sirs: I have been requested by Mr. Scharf, the superintendent for the contractor, to make a recommenda tion to the city council for an ex tension of time for the completion j of the paving on Districts 10 and 11. | Having been in the West only on* year, I have therefore not had the High School Notes of General Interest Great Activity Among the Student Body Along Athletic, Debating and Social Lines Debating Since the football season is neat its close, interest is beginning to be directed toward the prospects for a county debating team. The candi dates and coach have been hard at work preparing for a hard fight. The rules for debate decisions have been change since last season and are more satisfactory than those of last year, which provided that there should be no judges and no decisions given. This year judges will be pres ent at each debate and after having chosen the winners will seal their de cision and forward it to the county superintendent's office. The cham pions will be announced at the end or the year. This arrangement com pels all the teams to stay In the field and not drop out after one de feat. Those who will enter the first contest for county championship are as follows: Errick Klossner, Eric Egge, Lombard, Hoover, and George Butler as substitute. Klossner and Egge have both had experience in local work. The question will be, "Resolved, That men exert a great er Influence in shaping the greatness of this nation than do women." We will uphold the affirmative. Un fortunately the first debate wiP be held at Garfield December 20 and the team can not have the support of the students. If good coaching and hard work will count Pullman ought to have good prospects of again win ning the cup. Society Last Saturday evening the Seniors gave a most enjoyable class party It was a progressiva affair, a number or different homes being v"*.lted throughout the ever ing. The guests first gathered at the home of Miss J Helen Hungate, where an enjoyable hour was spent playing cards and partaking of cider, apples, popcorn and marshmallows. At 8-30 o'cock a start was made for the home of < Miss Mildred Klossner. By 9 o'clock everyone had again assembler 1 and the fun began anew. During the i time spent here several outside boys opportunity to get well acquainted with labor conditions of this section and on that account I doubt it 1 have sufficient information to make an absolutely fair recommendation to the contractor and the property own or*. However, if the city council feels that the weather conditions have been unusually unfavorable; that the contractor has offered suf ficient Inducements in the way of wages, etc., to get men If they were to be had; and that he has exercised the proper amount of diligence in looking up men, it is nothing but justice that he be given an exten sion without any penalty attached, although this would not he living up to the letter of the contract. If the above conditions, in the opinion of the council, have existed, i recommend as follows: '1) That the work be closed down after November 15, to be re sumed again at a suitable dale in the spring, said date to he decided upon sufficiently in advance to give the contractor ample time to get force and equipment on the ground before the actual date arrives. (2.) That the contractor be given an extension of thirty (30) working days without penalty in addition to the ninty (90) days originally allot ted. (3) in any case i recommend that no pavement be allowed to go down during the remainder of the winter months. Yours truly. L. V. EDWARDS, City Engineer. made an unsuccessful attempt to carry off the refreshments, the'r ef forts being thwarted by ffrick K'oss ner, who was faithfully guarding the kitchen. At 10:30 the guests left to again meet at .Miss Lavin's. Mere refreshments were again served and after spending another hour at cards the party disbanded. Those p. i sent were: The .Misses Hungate, Lavin, Southerland, Goserud, Moss, Nye Bryan, Klossner, Champlin and Cof fey, and the Messrs, Livingston; But ler, Hoover, Brock, Walters, Glover, Hamilton, Victor, Henshaw, and Struppler. Next Tuesday evening a slating party will be given at fie rink. Since darning is not allowed, this prom ises to be a successful wy of enter taining the student body. Last Saturday evening the first Parent-Teachers meeting was held. As the regular chairman was absent Mr. Lindsay was elected to take the chair. As no vice president had ever been elected. Mrs. Mathews was chosen to fill that office. After a vocal solo by Miss Laura Mitchell, Professor Kreagar spoke on "The Aim ami Purpose of Education." A discussion of this subject was led by the chairman. A paper was then read by Mrs. Ewing on "The Relation of the Mother to the School," The paper was prepared by Mrs. Glaze, but she was unable to be present. A discussion of the topic followed. After a solo by Mrs. Porter, the con stitution was read and the meeting adjourned. Football Pullman's team was again victor ious when it defeated Lewiston last Saturday 59 to 0. The field was very muddy and in bad condition, but this was or no advantage to either side. Lewiston won the toss and chose to kick off. Pullman carried the ball for a touchdown without once railing 'to make yardage. The rest or the j Hrßt hair was a repetition or the first few minutes of playing. One brilliant 90-yard run was made by Glenn Glover for a touchdown, with Ideal . Interference. The team work was good, every man doing his part well. ! Struppler, who has been playing cen ter, has been compelled to quit foot- (Continued on last page) Kimball Loeea by i ■n-iii.-. -■■ The official count by the county Icommissioners of the returns from the recent general election showed .several errors in the unofficial re turns, although the changes wore* not groat enough In any instance to Chang* the result as announced In The Herald last week. The lead of C. 1. Shaw of Palouse over 1). D, Kimball of this city, for coroner, was reduced by the official count from 229 to 18. This error was caused by the count ing of one of the Palouse wards twice in the Unofficial returns Mr. Kimball received the highest vote of any candidate of either party in this city. I. O. O. F. District Convention The district convention of Odd Fellows will be held In the local K. of P. hall next Saturday afternoon, October 10. a chicken supper will be served at 6:30. All Odd Fellows and Rebekahs are Invited. WILL YOU HELP A WORTHY CAUSE? Twentieth Century Club Needs Sup port of Community to Curry on Its <;<hkl Work The Twentieth Century club, which has given to the people of Pullman so much entertainment free of charge lias issued the following open letter: Ladles and Gentlemen: The Twentieth Century club comes to you asking for your moral and financial support. The aims and ideals of the organization are not un known to you. It invites noted men and women of the country into our midst and their addresses help to broaden our views. In addition to lectures the club brings art exhibits and concerts. These entertainments have been free to all, and no one has ever been turned away because of lack of money. To pay its expenses, the club depends oil the generosity of its friends. In order to meet all He' obligations of this year the club needs $500. If you are in sympa thy with the work and purpose of the club, help it to the best of your abil ity. If you do not the club will go in debt and disband at the end of the year. Can the college and the City or Pullman afford to let It die- Mr. W. C. Kreugel will be glad to receive contributions for the club. If the needed amount or money should be raised by December 1 every number or the club's program will be made tree to the public, Jf the money Is not secured the club will be forced to charge an ad mis sion fee to one or two of its enter tainments and the officers will make up whatever deficit there may be at the end of the year. But all those who contribute as much as a dollar will be admitted free to everything, regardless of whether admission be charged or not. Let it, however, be understood that if the club is forced Into charging an admission because the students, faculty and the people of Pullman are unwilling to support it, the club will go out of ex istence at the end or the year. „ The Twentieth Century club Is not a commercial organization and will ■ot commercialize Itself. On the Other hand if you do support the club the officers promise you for next year an even better program than this year. Here Is the club's program for the year: Dr. Washington Gladden. Ma reliant- llerbst concert. Exhibit or Edward S. Curtis' In dian pictures. Curtis' "Indian Picture Opera." Dr. W. Q. Bitot, Jr., of Portland. Mr. Edward S. Curtis' lecture on Indian Religion." Exhibit of Japanese prints and a lecture on Oriental Art. Hon. W. T. Lopp, commissioner of education in Alaska and superin tendent or the reindeer service. Mr. Beuraas Macmanos, Irish poet and story teller, (a Irish FoIklor« --and Fairy Tales lin the afternoon-; lb) Merry Ramble Round Ireland (Illustrated lecture at night). Dr. Booker T. Washington. Mr. W. C. Morris, cartoonist of the Spokesman-Review Other numbers will be added later Mrs. 0. L Waller is In Spokane this week, visiting friends. NUMBER 8 I HANDLE IN BULK IS.THE SLOGAN Adopted by die Tri-State Convention of the aimers Union Held at Walla Walla Last Week L. C. Crow, state president of the Farmers Union, was In Walla Walla last week, attending a trl-state con vention of tho organization. He re ports an attendance of over 200 dele gates from all parts of Idaho, Ore gon and Washington, and says that the meeting gave a practically unani mous indorsement of the proposition to substitute elevators at railway sid ings and steel tanks on farms for. the storing and handling of the grain crop, and tho abolition of tho use of sacks. The matter wits introduced by the resolutions committee and discussed at length. The decision of the delegates was to adjourn to give more consideration to the matter* leaving it in the hands of an inter state committee meanwhile for fur ther study, and to meet again at a. liter date to take definite action, if such a course seems advisable. An alternative proposition much favored by the farmers was the In troduction of cotton bags made In the south in competition with the jute bags made from fiber grown In India A sample or cotton bags was shown. The price or the cotton bags, it was said, was 8 cents, as compared with 12 cent! for the jute bags now In use. It is lighter In weight and is an American-made product. The Farmers Educational and Co-operative Union is extensively or ganized throughout the south, just as it Is In the northwest,'' said J. P. Hill of Rock ford, one of the dele gates, "and our brethren there are seeking a market for their cotton bags, just as wo are seeking a mar ket for our wheat. If we could adopt this bag it would help them as well as ourselves." Some of these bags have already been ordered. It is said one feature of using them Is that It. would make necessary a much smaller needle and liner grade of twine, resembling those used in flour mills, rather than the large needles and twine now used in the harvest fields. a GREAT PLAY AT COLFAX THEATRE Walker Whiteside Will Present "The Typhoon," tho Latest Dra matic Success. It is hardly likely that theater goes are likely to see during the cur rent theatrical season a more ex quisitely beautiful production of a strange and unusual play than that which Mr. Walker Whiteside will re veal at the Rldgeway theater In Col fax, Wednesday, November 20. It is "The Typhoon," a play that appears to be as Irresistible in its compelling character as the storm from which it takes its name. To give an apt title to a play Is consid ered by most people in the theatrical business quite as great an achieve ment as to secure a competent cast for its presentation, and lt would ap pear that Mr. Whiteside has done this In applying a title to the work or a Hungarian dramatist which has brought to him the most substantial success of bis long and most Interest ing career. The scene or "The Ty phoon" is laid in Berlin. Washing ton, London, Vienna, or any other capital where diplomatists assemble, would serve as well. The characters are a singular intermingling or Japanese diplomats and students, with artists, authors and other Im portant personages in the Bohemian life of the German capital. It may be imagined that the dramatist has brought these together ln a compel ling way, since the play has been de clared the most remarkable given to the stage in more than a decade. The splendid company which aided Mr. Whiteside so muck in the great suc cess or this drama at the Hudson theater at New York will be seen here, The production is declared to be the last word In stage embellish ment. Seats on sale Sunday morning. No vember 17. Mail orders received and filled in order received/ Prices: Entire lower floor $2; balcony $1.50 1, 75c and 60c.