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Pullman herald. [volume] (Pullman, W.T. [Wash.]) 1888-1989, July 06, 1917, Image 6

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In the Lain pulling contest on the
Fourth R. ii. Kinia's horses won over
O. C, Simpklns' team by a narrow
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.
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.
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
|\ PHONE, MAIN 104 Ik
j\ 909* SPRAGUE AYE /[
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:
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
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,
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
(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
Applications will be received up to
July 16, 1917. Under no circum
stances will an application be con
sidered if received after July 15. -
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
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.
Executive Secretary,
Military Training Camps Associa
tion of the United States. Western
Department, 201 Pine St., San Fran
cisco, Cal. Juno 25, 1917.
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
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