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Fri«h»y« October 17. (J,» IP
Captain IxnveU Rooks, Son of Pio
neer Farmer, Served on General
Pershing's Honor Regiment
Captain Lowell Rooks, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Rooks, pioneer Whit
man county farmers, bad the distinc
tion of being chosen for service |»
the composite regiment that served
as an escort of honor for General
Pershing. Captain Rooks is now
on 30-day leave of absence and la
visiting his parents, now residents of
Seattle. fie was born on the family
homestead near Colton 26 vers ago
and is well known to many residents
of Eastern Whitman county. He at
tended the State College for a time
but later removed with his parents
to Walla Walla, thence to Seattle.
Captain Rooks went overseas with
the .'.lst infantry, Sixth regular
army division, in .Inly, 1918, com
manding company A in the Vosges
and Meuse-Argonne sectors, and see
ing much bard fighting. The com
posite regiment in which he served
was formed May 10 of this year, and
as a company commander Captain
Rooks marched In the parades for
General Pershing in Paris. London,
New York and Washington. The of
ficers and men of General Pershing's
escort were chosen from the Sixth
division of the American Third field
army. Soldierly bearing and general
efficiency were considerations in the
selection of the personnel of the pro
visional regiment, and honor attend
ant upon selection for this duty was
considered a signal one. Only men
who had been under fire were eligi
Concerning Captain Rooks the Se
attle P.-I. 'd' recent elate- said In
In London, with other distin
guished American officers, Captain
Rooks attended a dinner given by the
Prince of Wales at which Premier
Lloyd George, Marshal Koch. Field
Marshal Sir Douglas Halg and Gen
eral Pershing were among the guests.
"It was a great experience and one
I shall always look bach upon with
pleasure." he said. "Every soldier
in our composite regiment was a
picked man. Not only was. he.,, a
good soldier in every sense, but a
splendid specimen at' physical man
hood also. I felt proud to command
a company of such men. Every one
of them had shown his metal on the
field of battle and had an unblem
ished military record."
Captain Rooks was in his senior
year at the University of Washington
when America entered the war. At
tending the officers' school at Fort
Leavenworth, he was commissioned a
provisional second lieutenant of in
fantry, in the regular army, in June,
1917. For meritorious service he
won two promotions. He now holds
a'permanent regular army commis
"I like the life and i intend to
stay in it," he said. "I am now on
a 30-day leave of absence, and at its
expiration I will report for duty with
the 2f>th infantry at Nogales, Ariz.
1 went overseas with the 51st in
fantry, in the Sixth regular army di
vision, in July. 1918. We fought in
the Vosges and on the Meuse-Ar-
Bonne sector. I commanded A com
pany of the .".Ist. After the armis
tice 1 was with the army of occupa
tion at Coblenz. We found the Gen
mans for the most part docile and
Prompt to obey our orders. The
composite regiment in which I served
was formed on May 10, of this year.
Vidor Vegetables
Phone 131
Everything in the Market
We pay 65 cents a dozen, cash,
for Fresh Eggs
Robinson's Bakery
LIBERTY nowi-H School, City. District, peRRIS &
i was named by cur brigade com
mender to represent our outfit."
The captain told of the ovation
Riven General Pershing and his es
cort of honor on July 4 in Paris,
when President Poimare and Pre
mier Clemenceau reviewed the Amer
ican troop.}. ■!"!> 14. Bastile day. a
similar ceremony was staved m the
French capital, in which Captain-
Rooks participated.
Captain Rooks entered the training
school for officers in 1917, with no
military experience, save thai ob
tained in the cadet corps at the uni
versity, where he held the grade of
sergeant. Mis mother. Mrs, Albert
Rooks, had never seen him In uni
form until ho returned to Seattle
from overseas. The captain's brotn
er, a naval officer, Lieutenant Har
old Rocks, 1.9 in command of the
submarine 11-t. no* stationed at San
Pedro. Calif.
■Sunday Oct. 19, 1919. music for
morning service:
Anthem, "lie Welteth to Welcome"
Soprano solo .Miss .Mary Brock
Anthem, "How Firm a Foundation"
Anthem, "A Hymn of the Home
land" Sullivan
F. C, Butterfield, organist and di
11 Under this head will be pub- S
', lished communications upon c
( » any subject of general interest. \
11 to the community. The arti- 5
11 cles should be brief —not over <
l' 500 words, unless dealing with :
(, matters of great importance— }
( i must be free from personal!- \
i* ties, and must be signed by tin. )
(i writer. The Herald is not re- ?
,' sponsible for any opinions \
! which may be advanced by con- )
]l tributors to this department \
l' and reserves the right to de- 5
I, termine whether or not contvi- /
( » buttons are suitable for publi- J
i' cation. ;
. --_/. A success-
Inasmuch as a wrong impressioi
has been made through a report ap
pearing in the papers regarding tin
attitude of the Congregational con
ference to Federated churches, ma.
I say a word. The reporter evident
ly did not know the difference be
tween Federated churches and Un'or
churches. The leaders of Congrega
ttonalism are solidly behind Federat
ed churches. This year several new
federations are going into effect am
i' is planned to have a special meet
in,", of Federated ministers at somt
time during the state conference nexl
year, it was recognized by all thai
federation is doing much to hell
solve the overchurched problem
Bible school, 9:45 a. m.: 11 a. in
preaching, subject. "The True Stand
ard of Righteousness"; 3 p. m. mass
meeting for women, subject, "As If
the Mother so Is the Daughter
6:30 Young People's meeting; 7:3(
preaching, subject, 'True Citizen
ship. Rev. Geo. Robert Cairns
The White Drug Store has received
some new books for their circulation
library. <" ' I'
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beaver and turbans in fur Plain 1
turbans, fancy turbans and tar- 1
bans which really aren't turbans |
at all, are offered in fall and win- |
ter hat shops. Above. Is shown
two of the- mope popular models,
the sketch sporting a stlck-up
which adda height to the
"chunky' woman Below to •
combination Cut and retvet,
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! I"A1 II- ll' LVAHX I .-..VMS
Saturday, October 18, will be the
first day of importance ,n the. Pa
cific ('(east gridiron season. Four
games are scheduled and each will
give the football enthusiasts some
thing real to base future prediction.
on. Washington State will open their
season at Spokane against the Mult
nomah club of Portland. Idaho will
be the opponents of the University
id Oregon at Moscow. This game
will be watched with interest as it
will determine definitely the strength
nt two teams, both heralded as
whirlwinds by their respective sup
porters. The University of Wasning
ton will start its season "with a game
against the U. S. S. New York. The
navy team has in its lineup several
i..- Annapolis and eastern football
fame, such as Ensigns Perry and
Sp.roul, who have contributed large
ly to the victories the New York
team has already won over several o!
us Bister ships. At Berkeley, thi
< aliforniani meet the team fron
Occidental. The Pears have alread'
defeated the Olympic club, and St
Mary's and will probably leave little
trouble in running up a big scon
against Occidental. Stanford ushers
in its second season of America,
football with a game ."gains*, tin
Olympic club. It will offo*; a goor.
comparison for the strength of tht
two Callforna teams who will plaj
the classic later in the season.
FOR SALE —Six-room moderi
i plastered house, on High street
[tin] Cora Butler. • ocl"nov2.
L-^TEU 1114
ill cK£NSfC3T
Painting, Paper
Hanging and
Will gladly furnish esti
mates on any job, be it large
or small.
204 Webb Aye.
Phone 1682 Pullman, i Wash.
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tßy Express Some
JgjL Young Men's New
v, %S/ Jk Kuppenheimer Suits
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a^^.4^^^^^ Ladies' & Misses' fil
•* -mr- -^H't^w ladies & Misses jIL
W l~> w Cloth Coats Fur JT|IIN\
1 I / In Trimmed and Wj^M'
jj 7.1 ' I- Another Ship- Mm X,
liSißr l" Jl: ment °f the New «t {In
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The Dress Sale Continued for One Week
Regular $32.50 values, Sale Price, $24.75
$35.00 " " " $28.75
$40.00 " " " $32.75
$45.00 " " " $36.75
$50.00 " " " $41.75
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Ladies' Silk Hose-—Luxite and Notaseame Qualities
Arrived this Week. AH the New
Desirable Colors
Emerson Mercantile Co.
□but —T~ ' axs
M. E. church
Americanization, with Roosevelt
as the inspiration, will be the morn
ing theme at the Methodist church
Sunday. In the evening, in the his
torical sermon series, the theme will
Ibe "Savonorola." All persons inter
ested in the history of the Christian
church invited.
Cider apples, $15 ton.
Bred Shropshire ewes.
Four pure bred Shropshire rams.
One pure bred Berkshire boar;
ready for service.
Some 8-weeks-old pigs, $4 each
Three pure bred Berkshire gilts.
Watch for the BRUNSWICK
Phonograph. It's coming. oc!7
! One of the best Improved farms In
the Palouse country: 320 acres: all
under cultivation. Entire farm has
grown peas and part of the land is
now* ready to be sown to fall wheat;
good buildings, well watered: three
miles from Moscow; warehouse and
sidetrack adjoins land. Price- $75
per acre; goo] terms.
oe 17-31 Moscow, Idaho
Sunday school at 9:69', students'
class taught by Prof. Isaacs Church
service at 11 a. m., address on Ameri
canism by Prof. L. F. Jackson. Young
; People's meeting'at 8:45 p. m.
Py-Ba-Lln Ivory just arrived at
the White Drug Store. Mi 7
Grand Theatre*
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 23-24

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