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VOLUME XXVI I
MARITAL TROUBLES AGAIN IN LIMELIGHT xxV Mrs. Mary Laney Has Husband Ar rested on Assault ChargeProse cutor-Says Evidence Not Sufficient Case Dismissed Another chapter In the marital troubles of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Laney has been given to the public during the last few days, and this time It was the enraged wife who accused her husband of wrongdoing. Mrs. Laney came to Pullman last Fri day, and that evening went to the home of her husband and sought* ad mittance. This was refused her, and on Saturday morning Mrs. Laney ap peared before several lawyers and police justices with a request for a warrant charging her husband with third degree assault, her story al leging that she had been forcibly ejected from her house, where she ' went to see her children, and that her husband had beaten her about the face and breast. Mrs. Laney was unable to secure a warrant in Pull man because of lack of specific In formation, and Journeyer to Colfax to take the matter up with Prose cuting Attorney Burgunder. On Monday morning the county prosecutor issued the warrant and gent Deputy Sheriff Baker to Pull man to arrest Mr. Laney. Laney was taken to Uolfax on the afternoon train, armed with sufficient bonds to obtain his release pending trial, but Immediately upon arrival the case was dismissed because of lack of evi dence and Mr. Laney returned to Pullman. Each party to the case tells a dif ferent story. Mrs. Laney alleged ln her complaint that she had been bad ly beaten and kicked by her spouse, who, she asserted, knocked her down when she attempted to enter the house. On the other hand. Mr. Laney asserted that he had simply put out his hand to arrest the ad vance of Mrs. Laney, whereupon she had become hysterical and called for help. Mr. Laney ls emphatic ln his denial of the assault charge and as serts that the attempt on the part of his wife to take him Into court was a ruse on the part of D. M. Haynes, who Is being sued by Laney for $25,000 In an alienation of affections suit, and his attorneys, to give Mrs. Laney an opportunity to testify against her husband, which privilege will be denied her in the alienation suit. The case is attracting wide atten tion because of the prominence of Mr. Haynes, who is a former council man and retired farmer of Pullman, and new developments are watched with Interest. Judge McCroskey last week overruled the motion of the de tense In the alienation suit to make the complaint more definite. It is stated that Mr. Haynes is now in a sanitarium at Portland suffering from a nervous breakdown, the re »ult of the notoriety Incident to the suit. The answer of the defense to «c Information must be made this afternoon. *'; 8. C. INSTRUCTOR GETS FEDERAL APPOINTMENT v« 0. McWhorter, '18, Leaves This Week for New Work v 0. McWhorter, '13, who this year has been instructing in agricul ture In the Elementary Science De partment of the college, has recently accepted a position with the Animal Husbandry Bureau of the United 'ates Department of Agriculture. Mr. McWhorter left Wednes day or Beltsville. Md., near Wash tiT° n' D-C" Where he wi» be Bta °&ed .at the stock breeding farm of ricult ed States Department of Ag riculture. 58 is to be regretted that Mr. Mc *horter la leaving W. S. C, but ln ryone is glad to learn of his secur es such a desirous position with tho jwernment. His new work is with ■ • animal husbandry branch of the nil[T at 0f ABr»culture, along en line he is especially fitted. KNIGHTS WILL DANCE ue members of Evening Star toJth No. 26, Knights of Pythiaa. friend W,th a numb of invited th. v 8" V U en3oy a dancing party in "" *• of p. hall this evening. The Pullman Herald evoted to the best interests of Pullman and the best farming community in the Northwest surrounding it. PAPER SALESMAN IX AUTOMOBILE BUSINESS IL M. Heath, Representing Spokane Paper House, Boosts Chevrolet Cars . R. M. Heath, for several years a I representative of the Spokane Paper and Stationery company, was in Pull man on his regular rounds last Fri day. Mr. Heath has recently become associated with the Model garage in Spokane, and is boosting a new auto mobile, the Chevrolet. That the new line of machines is attracting consid erable attention is proved by the fol lowing story which appeared in the Spokane Chronicle: "Much interest, particularly on the part of fanciers of light, but power ful and compact types of cars, is be ing attracted by the Chevrolet line of automobiles, which are being intro duced this season for the first time in Spokane by R. M. Heath, W4lO -12-14 Second avenue. Mr. Heath re ports the outlook to be most encour aging, with chances good for the sale of approximately 100 cars through his agency this year. "The Chevrolet line of cars is named after Chevrolet, the 'French racing driver, who is one of the prin cipal mechanics in the factory of W. C. Durant of Flint, Mich., where the machine is manufactured. "Aside from the five passenger Baby Grand' Mr. Heath is handling the Chevrolet runabout, called the 'Royal Fast Mail.' In all these cars, all of the equipment is built in with in 16 inches of the steering wheel." THE BASEBALL BUG IS BUZZING MERRILY 10. W. Thorpe Will Manage City Team. With Fred Sheriuier Assistant Manager and W. F. Roderick Captain A number of Pullman baseball fens met last Friday evening in the Pullman club rooms to organize a team for the coming season. The meeting was called to order by J. N. Scott, who was elected chairman Frank E. Sanger was elected man ager, but declined to accept the posi tion, and E. W. Thorpe was prevailed upon to lead the team during the summer. Fred Shermler was elect ed assistant manager, and W. F. Roderick, last year's star outfielder, was elected captain. The manager, assistant manager and captain were selected as a committee to solicit funds to start the season. Captain Roderick called his squad of players together for their first practice last Sunday, and two full teams were on the field, slugging the ball and knocking down the hot ones in mid-season form. Walker ar.d Muir of last year's team are on hand to pitch, although Peck, who came here recently from South Dakota, is showing great form on the mound and will probably be called upon to do the most of the twirling. Walker is a first class catcher and will fill In behind the bat when he is not pitching, and Muir will be played at second base and shortstop. At first base Jack Glover, seems to have a cinch, while Goeden, last year in the Spokane City league, looks mighty good at the third sack. Van Doren is good at either second or short. In the outfield it will be hard to pick the best material so early In the season, although Fred Glover, Arthur Henry and Roderick appear to have a slight edge over Coon, Klossner and Stone. A number of other men are trying out and the prospects are for one of the best teams in the history of Pullman. IMPORTANT MEETING There will be an important meet ing of Pullman local of the Farmers Union next Wednesday, March 25, at 1 p. m.. in the K. of P. hall. Urgent business, which must be acted upon at once, is coming up and it is desired that every member be present. The question of handling grain at local points will be up for decision and can not be deferred. The officers do not propose to act on their own responsi bility unless the members take enough Interest to attend the meet ing and say what they wish to have done. PULLMAN. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, MARCH 20. 1914 PROMINENT SPEAKERS FOR SUMMER SCHOOL * Summer School Faculty Will Contain Eight Department Heads and .Many of Regular Teaching Staff Plans for the 1914 summer session havo been almost completed by Dr. A. E. Evans, principal of the summer session. Eight heads of departments of the college will be among the summer school faculty: Dr. A. A. Cleveland, Dr. Bruce McCully, Pro fessor Agnes H. Craig, Professor F. IA. Chalfant, and Dr. A. E. Evans. In addition, Dr. Ernest H. Lindley of the University of Indiana has been secured for the work in psychology. Dr. Lindley ls one of the foremost psychologists of America. He has been working in the field of social ethics with Professor Ross of Wis consin and Professor Oiddlngs of Columbia. A large number of inter esting lectures have been promised for the session. President Bryan will speak on "Robert Owen and the New Harmony Movement." Dr. Lindley, who is a powerful lecturer, will discuss "Dormant Powers of Man," and "The Mystery of Dreams." Dr. E. F. Potter will discuss "The Source and Function of Laughter." Dr. E. O. Slsson, Commissioner of Education of Idaho, will speak on educational matters of current in terest. Dr. Cardiff will lecture on "Sex Hygiene," and the Rev. John Caughlan of the Pullman Methodist Episcopal Church will discuss "The Relationship of Books to Happiness and Culture." The lecture of I. N. McCash. president of Spokane Uni versity, on "Civic Consciousness," r.nd Mrs. Josephine Preston's discus sion of "Rural Surveys," will con tain the latest word on these Inter esting subjects of public concern. Serial lectures by Professor S. F. Sears on "American Writers"; by Professor Leroy Jackson on "The "Expansion of the American Peo ple"; by J. L. Dumas on "Rural Schools," and by Professor Rudolph Weaver on "Architecture and Fa mous Buildings," will be open to all the summer students. Dr. Sheldon of Pittsburg will be here to give week-end lectures. Dr. Sheldon 13 a friend of Dr. F. H. Hay ward of London, who was here last summer. The week-end interpretive readings and social hours, held last summer at Van Doren Hall, will also be a feature of this year's session. The Second Annual Rural Life Conference will be held during the first week of the summer session. It will follow the same general plan as did the successful conference of last summer. The farmers' organiza tions of the state, the women's clubs, and the bankers' associations, aro co-operating to make the conference even more helpful than It was last year. The two weeks' short course for ministers, with special reference to rural problems, will be a feature new to the Northwest. Mr. Ralph Felton of New York, a careful stu dent of the relation of the church to the rural problem, will have charge of this course. AUSTIN AGAIN AT THE HELM Pies Dickie owned the Club barber shop one day, then turned it over again to Harry Austin, who has owned the establishment for the past seven years, and hied himself to parts unknown. Dickie came down from Spokane last Wednesday and at once made a deal with Mr. Austin for the purchase of the tonsorial es tablishment, turning over $300 to bind the bargain, the remainder to be paid in installments. Dickie took charge of the place Thursday morn ing and for one day Austin worked as a hired man, be having promised to stay a few weeks. Friday morn ing, however, the new proprietor ex perienced a change of mind ,and turned the shop back to Austin, leav ing minus $300. Grain quotations have varied but little during the past week with the exception of oats, which are today quoted at $1 per hundredweight as against 95c last week. Barley is quoted today at 90c per cwt., forty fold wheat at 77 %c per bu., club at 76 %c, and red Russian at 75c. Very few sales are reported. J. W. HAINES, President. GRAIN PRICES STEADY CITY COUNCIL IN REGULAR SESSION Only Routine Business Transacted by City Fathers nt Tuesday Evening's Meeting Little business of consequence Clime before the deliberations of the city council in its regular bi-weekly eeting last Tuesday evening. Ow ing to the absence of !\ia>or A. h. Shaw, Councilman J. N. Scott occu pied the chair. A resolution provid ing for the creating of a sewer . 1 i_ trict including Military bill and pares of ollege hill not already served by tne sewer system was passed, and is published elsewhere In iLit paper. City Engineer Edwards was In structed to re-establish sidewalk grades in different parts of the city to conform to the new street grades, and the Whitman street property owners were ordered to proceed at once with the construction of cement sidewalks in front of their property. In case the order is not compiled wiMi at an early date the work will be done by the city and assessed against the property. Action on the Maiden Lane and West Main street paving propositions was again deferred. An ordinance definingthe kindsof treeswhich may be planted in the parking strips and near the sewer pipes by property owners, and forbidding the planting of other kinds than those enumerat ed, failed of passage, the contention of the councilmen who voted against the measure being that the council had no right to restrict a property owner from doing as he pleased on his own possessions so long as he kept within the letter of the law. Complaints had been made to the council that several of the awnings in front of business houses on Main street are too low and the matter was discussed by the councilmen. A motion to place the matter in the hands of the streets and highways committee failed of passage, while a subsequent motion to turn the ques tion over to the eomimttee on public affairs passed. The council ad journed until next Tuesday evening, after allowing the usual grist, of bills. CHURCH EFFICIENCY. Wednesday afternoon and eve ning, March 11th, a series of meet ings in the interest of church effic iency were held at the Federated church. The visiting company teams consisted of Rev. Sainton of Colfax, Rev. Trout of Rosalia, Rev. Hunt of Deary, Idaho, and Mrs. Cowles, a returned missionary from Africa. Mrs. Cowles spoke to the United Missionary societies in the after noon and gave a very inspiring ad dress. At 6p. m. supper was served. Following the supper members of the team and others spoke. The visitors were very much interested in the work of the Federated church and appeared greatly pleased at the spirit of the two churches working in union. "TOOTS" IS DEAD All Pullman mours the death of "Toots," the little black terrier owned by J. N. Scott, who got in front of an automobile Sunday morn ing. "Toots" was 11 years old and was a popular favorite about town. The dog had taken a special liking to Dr. Maguire during the past few years and is said to have spent sev eral days In a melancholy mood when the doctor left fcr California several weeks ago. A telegrapm from J. v. Scott carried the sad tidings of the death of "Toots" to Dr. Maguire at San Diego Snndfcy afternoon. WILL PREPARE BONDS Mayor A. E. Shaw and City Clerk Matilda F. Gannon have been ordered by the city council to pre pare and deliver municipal bonds cov ering improvement district No. 13. The total amount of the bond Issue In this district will be $22,401.34. The bonds will run for 10 years and will bear Interest at the rate of six per cent. The Monday Evening club met this week at the home of Dr. Mc- Cully and listened to a very Inter esting and carefully prepared dis cussion of the Mexican situation by Prof. F. A. Thomson. TWO MORE NUMBERS ON THIS YEAR'S PROGRAM Byron's Troubadours and Thomas E. Lucy Have Been Added to This Year's Course The Lecture Course of this year was made shorter than was expected by the cancelling of the Katherine Rldgeway date. The management, therefore, has secured two addi tional numbers which will take place in the near future. Byron's Trou badours will be hero April 2, while Thomas Elmore Lucey will come on April 25. Byron's Troubadours have played In Pullman before, and have always met with much favor. They merit a great deal of praise for their work wherever they appear and have the reputation of being musicians of ex ceptional ability. Thomas Lucey is a poet, humorist, and character delineator. Ho is well known on the Lyceum stage as an entertainer of high order. He is editor of a paper called "The Mis souri Mule," in which ho publishes many of his humorous tales and verses. He has several topics on which he speaks, but the one which has always taken best and upon which he will speak here is "A Night in a Poet's Workshop." A. H. Olson, formerly manager of tho Hub store, has gone to Moscow, Idaho, where he will take charge of the Hub. Mr. .lunge, who was with the Hub of that place, has taken charge of the Hub store iv Pullman. DISCUSS PROBLEMS IN JOINT SESSION County Farmers' Union and Feder ated Commercial Clubs Will Meet in Pullman Next Tuesday. A joint meeting of the Farmers' Union and the Federated Commer cial Clubs of Whitman county will bo held in the Christian church next Tuesday. March 24. At noon the ladies of the church will scrvu a first-class dinner for the convenience of the delegates. At the open ses sions in the afternoon and evening several important matters will be discussed. Among them will be tit*' present high rate of taxation ami '•.bat are the best steps to take to check it. The problem of rand!: the immigration to the Northwest, which is expected to follow the open ing of the Panama canal, will be brought up. An effort to settle the conflict in dates between the Lewiston and Portland live stock shows will be made and the cost and benefit of dragging the roads will be talked over. It is possible that provision will be made for the dragging of some piece of road to demonstrate the benefit of the work. Wednesday the convention of the Farmers,' Union will hold an execu tive session for the transaction of business and the discussion of mat ters of interest to the organization. STREETS WASHED WITH CREAM South Alder street was given a thorough washing with perfectly good cream last Saturday afternoon when a runaway team dashed into the buggy driven by C. C. Fulton, completely demolishing one of the wheels and unloading a cargo of cream and butter, and Incidentally Mr. Fulton, In record time. Several gallons of the cream, which Mr. Ful ton was taking to the college cream ery, were spilled on the street, and the escape of the driver (torn injury was near the miraculous. Mr. Ful ton was thrown heavily from the buggy, lighting on his head, but picked himself up none the worse for tho mlxup. RETURNS WITH BRIDE. J. F. Cochran returned a few days ago from California, where he had been taknig care of George Bloom field of this city, and surprised his friends by presenting to them Mrs. J. F. Cochran, a California girl. Mr. Cochran reports Mr. Bloom field ln very poor health, but anxious to re turn to Pullman. "Colonel" J. B. Hicks Is contem plating a trip to California in the near future. NUMBER 25 JOHN G. WOOLLEY 1 WILL SPEAK HERE Noted Prohibition Leader Will Bo Heard iv College Auditorium Sunday Afternoon, March 20 John G. Woolley, the noted re former and presidential candidate of the prohibition party in 1904, will speak In tho college auditorium at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, March 29, In tho interest of state-wido pro hibition. For many years he has been one of the most noted cham pions of tho prohibition cause and his reputation as a speaker is nation wide. Few men are better posted on tho arguments in favor of prohibition or are able to present them with equal clearness and eloquence. Professor Wm. C. Wilkinson of the University of Chicago says of Mr. Woolley: "Here Is a man who has chosoa nobly, wisely, disinterestedly, nay, to his own loss perhaps, in bringing hia splendid intellectual powers and lay ing them, laying them all, unreserv edly upon the alta of the sacrifice. Wendell Phillips did not more pure ly dedicate himself to the cause of anti-slavery than has John G. Wool ley dedicated himself to the cause of prohibition. Anti-slavery was a great human need, but prohibition la a human need greater, rather than less great, and prohibition has found In John G. Woolley a champion, not less great, greater rather, than Wendell Phillips. Woolley is quite as bril liant us Phillips. 1 think more bril liant, his conviction is as intense, he is as convincing, and far more per suasive, since for the most part free, as Phillips never was, from acrid per sonality, and he has an occasional play of saving humor which Phillips seemed to lack capacity of." COUNTY MEDICOS TALK AM) EAT Regular Quarterly Meeting Held In Pullman Monday .Evening—Big Banquet at Miller's Cafe The regular quarterly meeting of the Whitman County Medical society was held last Monday evening in tho offices of Dr. E. T. Patee, with eight physicians present. "Intercranlal Hemorrhages" was the subject dis cussed by Dr. D. R. Campbell of Pull nan and Dr. Aspray of Moscow, and Dr. W. A. Mitchell of Colfax talked on "Epilepsy." Following the busi ness meeting the physicians ad journed to Miller's Cafe, where a banquet was served. Those present at tho meeting were Drs. Pala mountain and Mitchell of Colfax, Drs. A spray, Ray and Clark of Moscow, and Drs, Patee, Campbell and Kimzey of Pullman. The next meeting of the society will be held In Palouse June 15. LADIES SEXTETTE TO LEAVE MARCH 20 The Polyhymnia Sextet, which for several years has been the leading women's singing organization of the college, will leave on its seventh an nual tour of the Inland Empire March 26. The first engagement will be at Ritzville, March 26, and the following evening the girls will appear at Sprague. March 28 the sextet will sing in Davenport. The 29th will be spent in Spokane, altho no concert will be given there. March 30 the sextet will sing in oeur d'Alene, Idaho, and the next night at Wardner, Idaho. Efforts re being made by Manager Dee Gaddla to arrange for concerts at Harrison, Wallace, and Garfield, but as yet no definite arrangements have been made for engagements at these places. Dr. Galbralth, assistant state vet terlnarian, arrived t in Pullman yes terday In answer to a telegram from Chris Wurgler, asking that his hogs bo Inspected for hog cholera. At the annual election of Moscow lodge of Elks, held last Saturday evening, Lee Allen was chosen as Exalted Ruler for the ensuing year. Thirty-seven Pullman members went over and helped to win this high honor for their fellow townsman. Mrs. E. W. Thorpe went to Spo kane Wednesday to spend a week with relatives.