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F. V. Roth has been awarded the contract for building a brick garage at Coition, 60x100 feet, for Henry Mrai. the contract price Is $6000. A. R. Mett has purchased the resi dence of Dr. A. E. Shaw on the cor ner of Spalding and Kamlaken streets, for a consideration of $5000. Mrs. Metz and the children will come up from Colfax about the first of August. -■:;:.;■ Prof. L. V. Edwards and family left Monday In their automobile for Portland, Ore. From there they will go to Seattle and Tacoma, ride out to Mt. Rainier and return to eastern Washington via I the Snoqualmle Miss Edwinna Balrd and Miss Daisy Fowler left Tuesday for Port land, Ore. After spending a few days in that city and Seattle Miss Balrd will visit her home at Powell, Wyo., and Miss Fowler will spend several weeks at her old home in Mlnnewaukon, N. D. James Hungate of Spokane spent the week-end with his parents, Mr and Mrs. J. A. Hungate. His wife and children returned to Spokane on Tuesday. Mrs. E. A. Bryan and daughters left Wednesday for their summer home at Lake View, Idaho. Dr. Bryan went to Portland yesterday, and from there will go to Boise, Idaho, to assume his duties as edu cational commissioner of that state. E. E. Gallagher and family arrived Monday from California. They made the trip in their automobile and re port good roads all the way. They expect to remain here till fall. A. H. Dawson received a telegram Wednesday that a son had been born to his daughter, Mrs. H. Myron Fos ter, at Wenatchee. The Fortnightly ami Historical clubs held a joint meeting Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. O. L. Waller, to listen to reports from tire delegates to the annual meeting of the State Federation of Women's clubs. President E. O. Holland of the State College was the Fourth of July orator at Colfax in the morning and at Spokane In the evening Misses Marie Cave. Ida Green ami Nellie Emerson have been attending the Y. W. C. A. conference at Sea beck. The members of the Historical club' gave » farewell party to Mrs. Ira D. Carditf Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. A. A. Rounds Mrs. D. S. Troy and aughter, Miss Glenna, leave today to visit relatives and friends at Port Townsend and Olympla. J. N. Scott and J. L. Metsker re turned Friday from their auto trip to Montana. E. N. Clark returned Monday from Chicago, where he attended the ses sion of the head camp of Modern Woodmen. He also visited relatives at Cleveland, Ohio, and in southern Indiana. . A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Baalbergen on the Fourth of July. The Kappa Sigma fraternity has purchased the MacKay residence on the corner of Campus avenue and B street and expects to take possession next fall. Miss Elizabeth MacKay will teach In the schools of Pittsburg, Pa., next year. Her sister, Miss Gertrude, has been teaching in Pittsburg for several years. Mrs. R. A. Ballinger and daughter of Philadelphia, Pa., are house guests of Mrs. Alma D. Bixby of the ay stone Inn. X The offering for the Red Cross work by the United Prea^terian Bible school at the patriotic service last Sabbath day amounted to over $52. Following the "Big Drive," this showed commendable patriotism on the part of the children and their friends. Mrs. Dora Hudson and daughters. Marjorie. Dorothy, Ruth and Jean, of Seattle arrived yesterday to visit Mr. and Mrs. JVC. Hudson. They expect to remain for several weeks. E. W. Thorpe left Monday for Bos ton, Mass., as a delegate to the grand lodge re-union of the B. P. O. E. He expects to be away about a month. . v< Arthur Bryan of Starbuck has re ceived a commission as first lieuten ant in the engineering corps of the arm)'. C. V. Magulre of Spokane came down yesterday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs E. Magulre. The fine new flag pole was raised by the city hall Tuesday and Old Glory was raised on it for the first time in bono, of the Fourth of July. Charles It. Broughton, Jr., of Day ton, a State College student, who en listed in the officers' reserve corps, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant In the army. John Gannon and family arrived the Fourth from Whiteflsh, Mont. Mr. Gannon will return In a few days but Mrs. Gannon and the baby ex pect to remain in Pullman until early fall. Iho Neill has purchased the Brownell bungalow on State street and has removed his household goods from Colfax. L C Crow went to Lewlston last week to meet, Ray McKaig, represent ing the Non-Partisan League of North Dakota. As a result of their conference Mr. Crow will spend a couple of months in southern Idaho, doing organization work for the league. Libert] Columbia in the name which R. C. Hamilton is considering giving his nine-pound daughter, born at Spokane. July 4. Mrs. L. W. Dawson and her two youngest children left the first of the week for Albany, Ore., where Mrs. Dawson will attend a reunion of her family. In the Lain pulling contest on the Fourth R. ii. Kinia's horses won over O. C, Simpklns' team by a narrow margin. Miss Mary 10. Sutherland has pur i based the M. S. Stockwell bungalow in College Park" addition, The congregation of the Federated churches have decided to tear don the old building and use the material in the construction of a new church on their Ruby street property. DOWNEN WRITES INSURANCE. CLAIM FOR $80 REFUSED The city council Tuesday evening refused the claim of W. P. Harper & Sons of Seattle for $80, alleged to be due Hum as a refund on a "good faith" check in that amount given at the time their hid on the city sewer bonds was accepted by the council. The bid of the Seattle concern was on a basis- of five per cent for the $1000 in bonds, with a substantial bonus to the city. Their bid was of ficially accepted by the city fathers and the bonds prepared in their name. Later, however, they" refused to execute their part of the contract, claiming legal irregularities in float ing the bond issue and stating that under the circumstances the bonds were not binding on the city in case of protest. New bonds were issued and sold to the Union Trust com pany of Spokane, second lowest bid der, who took the bonds at 5 % per cent, they also paying a bonus to the city. The members of the council claim that the $80 "good faith"' check reverted to the city when the Seattle company failed to execute its contract and that the city was forced to expend nearly that amount in changing the bonds from one com pany to another. RIG \V. O. W. MEETING The next meeting of the local camp of the W. O. W. will mark the clos ing of their social sessions for the summer and promises to be a big event. Besides the regular lodge work incident to the dose of the semi-annual term there will bo In itiation and a sumptuous feed is promised by the refreshment com mittee. All neighbors are particu larly requested to be present at this meeting. 5 DESIGNERS ENGRAVERS ff |\ PHONE, MAIN 104 Ik j\ 909* SPRAGUE AYE /[ EXAMINING BOARD FOR TRAINING CAMP E. .Maguire, J. N. Scott and J. N. Em erson Appointed to Consider Ap plications of Candidates for Army Commissions A second series of officers' train ing camps will be established by the war department, beginning August 27, 1917. Local examining boards to receive and consider applications for admission to these camps have been appointed in every town of not less than 2500 people within the eight states from which candidates are to bo drawn for the camp at the Pre sidio, California. E. Magulre, J. N..Scott and J. N. Emerson have been appointed as the examining board for Pullman. They will meet every afternoon ex cept Saturday and Sunday in room 11. Realty building, formerly occu pied by Sanger & Folger, to consider applications for admission to the of ficers reserve corps. All applicants for admission to the training, camps are notified to call on this board for application blanks. Full particulars regarding the pre ceedure is contained in the following information bulletin which has been Issued by the war department: INFORMATION BULLETIN Western Department Second, officers' Training Camp, August 27-November 26, 1917. The Presidio, San Francisco, Cal. General Plan. To provide officers for the dratted forces of the National Army the War Department has adopted the policy of commissioning all new oflcers of the line (Infantry. Cavalry, Field and Coast Artillery) purely on the basis of demonstrated ability after three months' observation and train ing in the Officers' Training Camps. A second series of Officers' Traill ing Camps will he held beginning August 27th, 1917, with the definite mission of producing a body of line officers (Infantry, Cavalry. Field and Coast Artillery) capable of filling all places in the grades above lieutenant and many of the places in the grade of lieutenant in the second 500,000 roups. Date and Location of (amp. The second Camp for the Western Department will be held at the Pre sidio Reservation. San Francosco, Cal., and will open on August 27th, 1917, and close November 26th, 1917. Qualifications Classes eligible to apply. Age limits. (a) Members of the Officers' Re serve Corps (line sections) who, through no fault of their own, were unable to attend the first series of camps; also Reserve Officers of Staff Corps under 50 years of age with at least two months' service in war and who have had experience in infantry, Cavalry or Artillery, Ib) Non-commissioned officers of the Regular Army recommended In March, mi;, for temporary appoint ment -In case of war, and who, through no fault, of their own, were unable to attend the training schools for Regular Army non-commissioned officers in April, 1917. Maximum age limit 60 years. (c) Resigned officers of the Regu lar Army Maximum ago limit 50 years. (d) Men of proper qualifications made eligible for the Officers' Re servo Corps by the Army Appropria tion of May 12, 1917. Maximum age limit 50 years. (c) Men who qualified for com missions under General Orders No. 42, War Department, 1916. Maxi mum age limit 50 years. (ft Citizens'of the United States who have had war servic ■ in the present war as officers or non-com missioned officers of the line In the armies of allied Powers. Maximum ago limit 4 4 years. (g) Men of exceptional qualifica tions who tendered their services to tho Government I prior to June 5, 1917, and who have been listed under G. O. 37, war Department. Maximum age limit 50 years. (h) Citizens with valuable mil itary experience and adaptability for commissioned grade, or citizens who have demonstrated marked ability and capacity for leadership, and are clearly adapted for military service in commissioned grade. Maximum ago limit 44 years. , Employes of the United States must inclose the signed recommenda tion and consent of their chiefs. Note -.Men who applied for the first series of camps must re-apply whether or not certified as suitable tor the first camps. they will have no preference in selection for these camps but will bo on an equal basis with other applicants. The minimum age for all applicants Is 20 years and nine months. However, in order to obtain tho ex perlenced class of men desired, pref erence will be given to men over 31 years of age, other things being equal. Because of the anticipated large number of applicants, It will probably bo difficult for men under that age to qualify except In In stances where the applicant has pre eminent qualifications or unusual military experience. No Letters of Kotoiimiciiilation. .Note particularly that letters of recommendation are not wanted, but only the names of three responsible citizens who know the applicant best. Bach applicant must be examined physically at his own expense by a reputable physician who will fill out the physical report forming part of the official application blank. This preliminary examination is subject to review and the examining officer may require another examination. .Men who submitted physical exami nation on the Army blank for the first series of camps may submit these reports in lieu of a new ex amination. Applications will be received up to July 16, 1917. Under no circum stances will an application be con sidered if received after July 15. - Obligation. Accepted applicants, unless they are reserve officers or members of the Regular Army or National Guard in Federal Service, will be required to enlist for-* period of three months, under Section 64, National Defense Act, and will agree to accept such commission in the Army of the Unit ed Slate-* a-. may be tendered by the Secretary of War. The enlistment obligates one to service in the train ing camp only. Pay and Expenses, The government will pay the men in training $100 per month during the three months' course and will provide transportation, uniforms, and subsistence except that Reserve Of ficers in training will receive the pay of their grades and will provide uni forms and subsistence at their own expense*. Character of Men Desired. Since the special object (if these camps is to train a body of men fit ted to fill the more responsible posi tions of command in the new armies, every effort will he made to select men of exceptional character and proved ability in their various occu pations, While it is desired to give Pill opportunity for all eligible citi zens to apply, no man need make ap plication whose record is not in all respects above reproach and who does not possess the fundamental charac teristics necessary to inspire respect and confidence. How to Make Application. Every candidate must file his ap plication in person with the Local Committee of the Military Training Camps Association in the town in which he resides. A Military Train ing Camps Association Committee will he appointed iii every town hav ing a population of not less than 2500 within the eight states from which candidates are to be drawn for the Presidio Camp. From these Committees application blanks can be secured. Information as to the identity and address of the above mentioned Local Committees can be had from the cashier of any bank. Do not mail your application. The headquarters of the Military Training Camps Association for the Western Department can be ad dressed as below. P. M. LANSDALE, Executive Secretary, Military Training Camps Associa tion of the United States. Western Department, 201 Pine St., San Fran cisco, Cal. Juno 25, 1917. WHITMAN COUNT* EXEMPTION BOARD Every resident of Whitman county who has been registered for the con scription draft, and who claims ex emption from the service, will be re quired to present his arguments for exemption before the local board, which consists of the county sheriff, the county auditor and the county physician for final action. Sheriff McClure Is chairman of the board and Auditor J. J. Kimm and Dr. Bryant are the other two mem bers of the exemption board. Auditor Kimm Is the only member of the board who is under the age limit. The appointments have been com pleted In this county and also the state. The national officials named the auditor, the sheriff, and the county health officer in each of the smaller counties of the state, the governor of the state sending jn a list of names I'm- appointments in the larger cities. The first call for draft is expected to be issued In July, but this call may be postponed until* August. No information In regard to the call has been given out by the national of ficials and none will he given out until the call is Issued. The local exemption board has received no in formation in regard to the first call and the only Information that has been sent to them Is the announce- ment of their appointment.—Colfax Commoner. »■'■' iiimimiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, iiiiihiiimh^* mmmm ■™™""™™"^» HTHE greatest I What a Bank S"^- | Should Give- £ 0 f peopß, || —"****■**' the greatest pos- ! = sible number of?! • J ways. <§ That is what we | strive to do at all times. j E 5 5 : £ 5 I THE PULLMAN 1 :■■ I STATE BANK! ;'/| PULLMAN, WASHINGTON J ■_t v ■ » I*llllllllllllllllllll '"iiiiiiHiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiimil SUMMER TOURIST FARES !' via '■;'/'.'»''! ( GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 'j --to ll EASTERN DESTINATIONS <! Tickets on stile .June 20th to 30th inclusive. ; i:'■ '■ ![ Also July 3, 4. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20,21,27,28. 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