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I ■ THOMAS W. SAVAGE WAS EARLY SETTLER lasted Present Farm Home Near Pullman US Years Ago—Died in Spokane The final chapter in the life his tory of Thomas W. Savage, early pioneer, substantial citizen and pro gressive farmer, was written last Friday, when acute Bright's disease sdded another victim to its long list of human tolls and brought.to a close ! life that was filled with happiness, food fellowship and industry. Lo oting on a farm two miles west of Pullman 38 years ago, when agri culture in this region was in its in fancy and Pullman as a village hart sot been conceived, Mr. Savage bent to his then uncertain task of digging a livelihood out of the Palouse soil with the determination that char acterized his every effort and was one of the first to point the Way for thousands to Pullman and the Pa louse country as one of the greatest agricultural regions on earth. Throughout his long years of resi dence near Pullman Mr. Savage, add ed daily to his list of friends through lis companionable disposition, hon esty and integrity; he nursed no pudges, did no man wrong and had do enemies. When failing health began to sap the energy which had made possible •he successful, thrifty life, and after death had called his ( helpmate of nearly half a century, -Mr. Savage re- j lnctantly ceased active farming, and (or the past two or three years has lived almost continuously in Spo kane, where he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Ortis Hamilton. Frequently, however, he made trips It Pullman, and was always wel comed by a horde of staunch friends, a deserving tribute to the honor of the esteemed pioneer. He died at the home of Mrs. Hamilton Friday »nd the body was shipped to Colton, where is was laid to rest Tuesday beside the remains of the loving wife who preceded him to her great re ward. The funeral, held from the Catholic church, was largely attend ed, many friends going from Pull man to pay their final respects. ' Thomas Wallace Savage was born in London, England, August 10, 1842, being 74 years of age at the time of his death. At the age of seven years he accompanied his par ents to the United States and settled on a farm near Utica, New York. His ""ly boyhood days were spent on this farm, and in the neighboring school districts he received his edu cation. ea At 12 years of age he began irking at the butcher's trade in Utica, later spending several years *& a street railway conductor in New ?ork City. i n April, 1863, he en toted In Company E of the 157 th New York regiment, serving in the federal army until the close of the *ar, when he received his discharge in New York City. Becoming con duced that the Pacific Coast offered illness opportunities superior to those of New York City, he removed 'o California in 1866, settling in San Jose, where he engaged in the breed ■ng of thoroughbred horses until B'2, when he became proprietor of ™* hotel at the San Jose race track, continuing thus employed until 1877, "hen he removed to Washington. He gained for a time in Walla Walla, "t the following spring came to Whitman county and located a home &d of 182 acres, preempting an ad ditional quarter section under the "fcber culture act, the whole com- Wising th o present Savage farm two ■"lies west of Pullman. jj Mr. Savage was systematic in his •arming methods and soon had the I -I t _ entire acreage under a high state of •".■Ovation. He was one of the first »»ers to realize the importance of diversity of crops to conserve soil fertility. « the early days Mr. Savage paid •onHiderable attention to the breed ** of last horses, and produced some : the best track stock of the North **t In that day. One colt of his and training, "Prince Al ***&." made a trotting record of °n May 10, 1870, Mr. Savage took ***** wife Miss Margaret E. Casey, •ceremony being solemnized in ■^tornia. Seven children were born ***• union, five of whom survive. •^ aro Walter, of Pullman; Ma- The Pullman Herald °_ ' * e,t intereßt> of Pullman and the best farming community in the Northwest surrounding it. I «»le, now .Mrs. Ortis Hamilton, of Spokane; John E., of Seattle; Fran k's, now Mrs. i.. ii. Curtiss. of x, , ; York city, and Katie, now Mrs. D T i Meyers, of the same place. Fraternally, m,-. Savage was sffili ated with the Masonic order, the l: ''■ 0. M.. ami Whitman Post, No, 53 ,;' A. R ■ «! Which he was a past commander. Ho was a lifelong demo crat politically and took an active I interest in political matters. I Hi: IIX MANAGER WEDDED A pretty wedding occurred last Sun day evening at the home of Mrs. i:. Noor, 100 Whitman street, when Mrs. Neor's daughter, Miss Louise Ross, became the bride of William Prinderville, manager of the. Thea torium. 'I'll., ceremony was per formed by the Rev. J. VV. Caughlan of the- Methodist church in the pres ence of only the relatives ami a few intimate friends of the young couple. Tables were set for nine at the. wed ding supper. Pink chrysanthemums perilomin.rte.,! in the decoration scheme. The guests were Mrs. Neor, mother of the bride; Mrs, Prinder ville, mother of the groom; Miss Ed na Prinderville, the groom's Bister; Mr. and Airs. 11. M. Beck, and the Messrs. ("has Kly of Paradise, .Mon tana, and Joseph Murray. The happy couple will reside in Pullman, where both have- hosts of friends who wish them a long life of happiness and prosperity. THANKSGIVING DINNER, EWARTSVILLE GRANGE Annual Turkey Day Attraction Will Be Bigger and Better Than Ever Before—Committees Are Named Promises of a bigger an. better dinner than ever before an- made by those in charge of , the annual Thanksgiving dinner and dance to be given next Thursday by Ewartsville dang., in the. Grange hall. Id miles west of Pullman, li the big dinner exceeds those of previous years it will 1..- a feed fit for the. kings, as the. ladies of the Orange have long since established a reputation as be ing the best culinary artists in ex istence. Plans lor the affair were completed at the Grange meeting of last .Monday evening, when commit tees were named to have in charge each detail of the dual attraction. 11. \Y. Hodges was selected as gen eral chairman, and will oversee the work of the various committees. On the kitchen committee were named Mesdames Kamerrer, Kellogg, Cora Hodges, Boundy and Lyle, and Messrs. F. A. Hodges. M. Farley, Frank Lyle, Brown Pritchard and J, C. Kamerrer. The program committee, which will outline a program for the early evening, includes Lulu Lybecker and J. T. LaFollette, while C. O. Kellogg and Mrs. Nat Bryant constitute the reception committee. On the check room committee are John Boundy, Hansen Brown, Nat Bryant, and Lloyd Bush. The wait resses chosen to dispense the vast horde of goodies are Edna Boundy, Ena Haines, Satie Brooks, Myrtle Story, Bernice Haines and Minnie Bryant. Each of these young ladies is expected to choose a partner to assist in the work. H. W. Hodges, head of the gen eral committee, requests that in case any of the Grangers named on the various committees find it impos sible to perform the tasks assigned to them they make that fact known to him at once, so that sub stitutions can be made. Following the big dinner and pro gram a dame will be enjoyed by the merrymakers. WILL COMBINE DUTIES The council Tuesday evening had I up for consideration the first draft of a proposed ordinance creating the office of superintendent of the water system, and making this official ex officio street commissioner and plumbing inspector, the idea being to combine several city offices and re duce the salary expense to the city. It is probable that the official whose duties are outlined in the ordinance will also bo invested with police, powers. PULLMAN, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 24. I*l* WHITE LEGHORNS LEAD EGG-LAYING CONTEST leading PI , Produces Piffy-thwe Eggs m|. j ls , Seventeen Days Four Pullets Tied for In.li- .i.l. Honor* Honors for the first 17 days of the all-Northwest egg laying contest which is being conducted at the State College go to a pen of white Leghorns, entered by C. 11. Burnett, Jr • of Seattle, the five aristocratic pullets having produced 53 eggs during the period covered by the, first report by Mrs. Helen How Whit aker, contest manager, October IB to 31, inclusive. White Leghorns copped the first seven places In Hi., pen division, second place going to a pen owned by P. W. Harries of Se attle with a lay of 51 eggs. Othet pens of white Leghorns produced 48, H'l, 42, 38 and ;!7 eggs, while the highest producing pen of any other' breed to .show in the early records was composed of white Wyaridottes, the lay being 36 eggs during the. 17 days. The next eight, places went to white Leghorns. In the individual .hiss white Leg horn pullets owned by I). Tancred of Kent, Paul B. Towne of Tekoa ami Oregon Agricultural College are tied | with a Rhode Island Red for first place with 14 eggs each. Eight white Leghorns ami two Reds pro duced I,'! eggs each, while 12 eggs were laid by seven white Leghorns, two Barred Rocks, two white. Wyan dottes and one Rhode Island Red. Tim next report will be made as soon as possible after Hey ember 1, to cover the November production, when it is expected that a much more reliable line can he secured on the laying qualities of the 1116 pul lets taking part in the competition WANDA Mil.l. MARRIED The Herald last week failed to announce the marriage, of Miss Wanda Bill, daughter of Mr. and Mis. Chas. S. Hill of this city, to Claude O. Holden of Nezperce, Idaho. which occurred Tuesday, November 14, at the. Presbyterian church in Moscow. The young couple will re side in Nezperce, where tie. groom will engage in the blacksmith busi ness. The bride has been a resident of Pullman .since childhood and has won hosts of friends through her charming personality and kindly dis position. Mr. Holden has been a student at the State College and ex pects to return to Pullman to com plete his course within a year or two. The best wishes of hundreds of Pullman friends go with the happy couple through life's journey. Pullman Leads County in Births Entire Count} Shows Total of l:t llirtlis in October to 27 Deaths— Colfax Reports .More Deaths Than Births Pullman was the banner commun ity of the county in point of prepon derance of births over deaths during November, according to reports just compiled by the state board of health covering October's vital statistics. Pullman city showed 13 births and five- deaths, while in the rural dis trict there were no births and one death. In Colfax city there were five births and six deaths, while in Colfax country the birth figures reached 10 and only two deaths were recorded. Other municipalities of the county were credited with the following figures: Maiden, two births, no death Palouse city, one birth, no deaths; LaCrosse, six births, one death; Gar field, three births, two deaths; Te koa, five births, three deaths; Oakes dale. eight births, no deaths; Pa louse (rural), one birth, one death; St. John, two births, two deaths; Wi nona, five births, no deaths; Endl rott, five births, no deaths; Union town, four births, one death: Rosalia three births, one death; Lamont, no births, one death; Elberton, no births, no deaths. Albion, Farming ton and Thornton did not report. ASK LEGISLATORS B TO VISIT COLLEGE Visitors Will tie torn tin.sis of the Chamber of Commerce While In the City Xt th.. chamber of commerce luncheon .Tuesday it was decided to invite the members of the Whitman county legislative delegation to visit this city on December i and 5, to in spect the state College and familiar ize themselves with its needs. Leg islators from other sections of the state will be asked to come on De ' cember ll and 12. All who accept these invitations will be guests of the chamber of commerce while, in the city. Tins action was taken on recommendation of the legislative committee. A letter v.as read from .Mrs. Whit aker stating thai a Mr. Fen ton would soon visit Pullman with the idea of establishing a poultry ranch, and urging the business men to encour age him In the project. A letter from the. Colfax Commer cial Club stated that the) had en dorsed III.' plan of the county super intendent of schools to hold the- next teachers' Institute in Pullman and suggested that the Pullman business men co-operate In making it c suc cess. A vote of thanks was extend ed to the Colfax organization and the secretary was instructed to invite the county superintendent of schools to attend a meeting of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce to discuss ways and mean; of promoting the success .'! I lie institute. L, V En yards made a brief report o* the proceedings of the "good roads" meetings at Spokane a '. Chehtlis. Part of the legislative pro gram endorsed ca'la for an in re is- In tlie maintenance fund foi stale and permanent highways; favors raiding the minimum age of automo bile drivers from 15 to Ici years, and recomine.ids that county engineers he appointed Instead of elected. XV. L. Greenawalt reported that the work of Banding tin. Clinton road was well under way last Saturday. J, X. Emerson expressed the opinion thai the surfacing which is being done on this end of the Colfax road is a waste of money, for 'be reason that the ground underneath is rough and frozen and. on account of 'he cold weather, no water Is being used to bind the crushed rock. The mat ter was referred to the load com mittee, with instructions to take .1 up with the county engineer. President Forrest called attention to the fact thai a new bo-mi of trus tees will be elected next Tuesday. Tile' polls will be open from noon I'll 7:30, when the votes will be counted. REAL, LIVE PRINCESS WILL VISIT PULLMAN Princess Rahme Haider, of Syria, on a lecture tour of the United States, will appear In Pullman Sun day evening, December 3, when she will speak in the auditorium of the Presbyterian church. Her lecture, "Under Syrian Stars," deals with the life and customs of her own people The princess is accompanied by .Miss Lucile Bridges, a young woman who is her traveling companion. There will he no admission charge for the lecture. WOULD DEED TO CITY The city council Tuesday evening refused the. offer of Dr. E. A. Bryan to deed to the city a tract of land lying between the 0.-W. R. & x. and X. P, right-of-ways, just west of the concrete bridge on Spring street, where the old mill stood. A paving assessment of nearly $1000 stands against the property, which Dr. Bryan considers prohibitive. The property, according to the owner, was damaged for any of the commer cial uses to which it might be put by the grading. There is a good ar tesian well on the property which cost originally nearly $500. J. A. Hungate was called to Spo kane last Saturday by the fatal ill-_ ness of his sister, Mrs. Robinson, who passed away Monday. ask ItOUSti M Mm lis A lengthy petition from College Park property owners was presented to the council at it.; Tuesday evening session, asking that the houses 11l thai pari of the city be numb, to maki possible the advantages of mail delivery. The petition was referred to the committee on public affair and will probably be held up until several of the streets In College Park, which hear the same name* as streets in other parti of town, are re-named, when it will he granted. The dupli 'in i hi of street names would result | in postal confusion. PULLMAN I AKMi:i: MRS Andrew F. Copenhaver. well known Pullman farmer, died at his home three miles southwest of Pull man Tuesday from septic poisoning, following the ulceration of a tooth. Funeral services were conducted at the. Methodist church Wednesday af ternoon by the Rev. J. W. Caughlan ami Interment was In the I. 0. O. F. cemetery. Mr, Copenhaver was one of the most influential farmers of the Pullman district, where he had resided for he past 15 J ears. He was of the thrifty, progressive type, a hard worker and a man whose. worth to the community can not he over-estimated. lie was .11 years of age and is survived by a wile and one son, the latter now in the navy. PULLMAN PIONEER DIED IN SPOKANE Mrs. Sophie W. Ringer, Widow of Hale 1.. M. Ringer, Come to Palouse Country Forty-three Years Ago—Was H'2 ears of Ago The ranks of the Whitman county pioneers lost another valued member Monday when Mrs. Sophie W. Ringer, widow of the late L. M. Ringer, died at her home, in Spokane of senile decay at the age of 82 years. Funeral services were held yesterday In Spokane from the. home of Mrs. Kilmer's daughter, .Mrs. P. W. Kimball. Mrs. Ringer was born in Hickman ivy., December 9, 1834, and on September ~~, 1859, was united in marriage to Lewis M. Ring er en Bloomfield, Mo. in the year INT.. she came west with her hus band ami located at Eugene, Oregon, coming to Whitman county in 1873 and engaging in the. general merchan dise business at Almota, one of the county's oldest towns. In 1890 the family came to Pullman, where Mr. Ringer was instrumental In the or ganization of the Pullman Mercan tile company, an Institution which failed in '.he financial crash of 1898. Soon afterward the couple returned to Almota and engaged successfully in the fruit business for many years, later returning to Pullman to reside in th.' large family homo on the south limits of the city, just recently pur. based lor hospital purposes by Dr. Beistel. Upon the death of Mr. Ringer, several years ago, Mrs. long er removed to Spokane, where she resided until her death. Deceased was the mother of 10 children, five of whom survive. These are Effie 0 Richardson of Spokane, Mrs. P. XV. Kimball of Spo kane, Mrs. W. H. Harvey of Buhl, ' Idaho. Leonard M. Ringer of Clark,. I ton, and Lute M. Ringer of Snow, Idaho. BENDER WINS GAMES The football team representing the Univer yof Tennessee, and coached by none other than John It. Bender, for five years in .barge of the ath letic destinies of the State College, bids fair to capture the championship honors for the southern portion of the United States. Bender's team has gone through the seas.it. to date without a defeat, and all the vic tories have been won by a wide mar gin. The team earned the right to be classed with the best in the South last Saturday through Its IT to 0 de feat of Sewanee. and has yet to de feat only Georgia Tech. to win the coveted Southern championship. Lender has complete charge of the athletic activities at the southern in stitution and his success in football U*~a source of pleasure to his many ■ t Pullman friends. NUMBHRS FOUR CONTESTS ENLIVEN ELECTION All Nomine** ol liolh nonary Kleo lion and .invention File Notices of ( amlidiuy — Citizen*' Ticket I lie Favorite An eleventh hour rush of nomi nees to the city clerk's office to file notices of candidacy following their nomination at the nominating con vention of November 1, or the pri mary election of .he same day, or in some cases, both, insures at least four life sized contests at the gen eral municipal election of December ... when, for the first time for several years, two tickets will be in the field. All of the nominees of both the pri mary and the convention have now filed their notices of candidacy and the ballots are being printed. The Citizens' ticket, which has been alone in the field since the saloons were ousted by one lone vote at the close of thai memorable conflict be tween the "wets" and "drys" which ended abruptly when one vote swung the balance in the Second ward and elected a bare majority of "dry" councilman just 10 years ago. proved the genera] favorite of the candi dates who were honored both at the primary election and the convention, All of the candidates nominated on both tickets, including U. G. Lawier and J. E. Hammond for First ward councilman; Mrs. Fannie Windus, for Second ward councilman; Matil da F. Gannon and J. S. Clark, for clerk and treasurer, respectively, elected to make the race on the old established ticket, thus filling the Citizens' ticket and leaving several blanks on the Nonpartisan ticket, which was conceived at the nomi nating convention. Both tickets will be printed on one blanket ballot, making It pot Bible to vote for your favorites on both tickets so long as you do not vole for two candidates for the sumo office. The. polls will he open at 8:00 a. iii. and will remain open un til 8:00 p, in.. Ihe polling places be ing the same, as at the general elec tion of last month. At the head of the Citizen's ticket will appear the name of W. L. Creenawalt, primary nominee for mayor, who will be opposed by John W. Mathews, convention nominee for mayor, who will head the Nonparti san ticket, William Swain will make the race for councilnian-at-large on the Citizens' ticket and will be op posed by W. •'. Kruegel, Nonparti san candidate for that office, U. G. Lawier and J. K. Hammond, candi dates for First ward councilman for tout and two years, respectively, will make the race on the Citizens' ticket and will be unopposed on the other ticket. The same condition prevails in the Second ward, where Mrs. Fan nie Windus, who elected to run on the Citizens ticket after securing the endorsement of both the primary and the convention, will be unopposed. Myrtle S. Cardiff, primary nominee for Third ward councilman for four years, and Citizens ticket candidate, will be opposed by B. L. Steele, who secured the endorsement of the con vention and will run on the Non partisan ticket. M. S. Jamar, Cit izens' ticket candidate for attorney, will be opposed by D. C. Dow, the choice of the convention for that of fice, on the Nonpartisan ticket. Ma tilda F. Gannon and J. F. Clark, se lected by both mediums for clerk and treasurer, respectively, elected In run on the Citizens' ticket and will he unopposed. WALTERS TO LEAD TEAM After a season somewhat disas trous ho far as winning percentage was concerned, the Pullman high school football team disbanded for the year, electing Kenneth Walters, quarterback, captain for next year. The team lost the county champion ship to Colfax for the first time In sin years. The season's reverses may be attributed largely to the ineligi bility of several of the star players, some of whom were ruled out of the game by the faculty just prior to the important contests because of inade quacy in scholastic work. The play ers who were granted the honor let ter were Captain Mclvor, Walters, Burgess, Nash, Kampen. George. Meeks, Crow. Llngg, Randall. Bar clay, and Douglas.