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BIG DELEGATION TO
One Hundred and Fifty Local l\\tli
ians Will Attend Supreme Lodge
Initiation at Count Seat
Tomorrow (Saturday) will be K.
of P. day in Whitman county, and
tomorrow evening at Colfax will be
held the biggesf Pythian meeting in
the history of the county, with fully
800 mem Iters of the order participat
ing. Evening Star lodge of this city
will send fully ISO members to the
big meeting, with a class of candi
dates for the tank of Page which will
approach the 50 mark. Officers of
the supreme lodge and the Washing
ton grand lodge will be in charge of
the meeting, at which a class of near
ly 200 candidates will he given the
A special train will be run from
Spokane, bringing representatives
from the Spokane lodges and other
lodges in that district, while the del
egations from Pullman and other
Whitman county towns will make the
trip in automobiles. The program
will open with a parade through the
business district of Colfax at 7:30,
the parade to be followed by the in
itiation in the Ridgeway hall and
that by a big feed.
Ample transportation will be avail
able for all the local members who
desire to make the trip, provided they
leave their names with Thomas Lu
kins or George Gannon prior to Sat
urday noon. The caravan of auto
mobiles will leave the K. of P. hall
at 6:30, arriving in Colfax in time!
to participate in the parade.
1921 GRID SCHEDULE
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dee. —
Our Schedule; November 5, Stanford
in Pullman; November 12, (). A. c.
at Corvallis; Thanksgiving, Washing
ton U. tit Seattle. Wo have reserved
October 22 for Idaho at Pullman.".
There was no action taken on the
split on gate receipts. Each school |
must work out its own salvation in
We are to have a Pacific Coast eon-!
fl-rence meet at Pullman in 1022.
Wei have the usual track, basket
hall and baseball schedule. Washing
ton will be in Pullman for basket
ball, baseball, track and wrestling,
J. F. BOHLEH. I
In a dispatch from Berkeley, Calif.,l
in yesterday's daily papers the ached
ule included a game for the Cougars
with California U. at Berkeley on Oc
tober 22, but it is believed locally l
that this in tin error, inasmuch as the
Bohler telegram specifically stated
that October 22 was being reserved i
The basket ball schedule for the
Pacific Coast conference, insofar as!
it affects Washington State, is as fol
January 21-23 Washington U. tit!
January 25-26 Oregon at Pull
February 15-1 S— Stanford at Pull
February 25-26—0. A. C. at Cor
February 2S-March I- Oregon at!
March 7-B—O. A. C. at Pullman.
March 1 1-12 U. of W. at Seattle.!
HAVE THANKSGIVING FEED
One of the most successful affairs 1
ever conducted by the Neighborly!
Neighbors club of Sunnyside hill was
the big Thanksgiving banquet, served
for the members and their families'
last Thursday in the Masonic hall.
The big tables were loaded to capac
ity with good things to eat, the qual
ity and variety being as much in evi
dence as the quantity. Following
the banquet a number of toasts were
given. Mrs. J. M. Palraerton 'old of
the early history of the club, its ob
jects and ambitions. Harold Henry
and Barton Jamison, returned sol
dier and sailor, respectively, told in
teresting incidents of the happiest
Thanksgiving in the world's history.
that of two years ago, only a few
days after th, armistice had been
signed. J. M. Palmerton related the
history of Thanksgiving day.
After the banquet the dining room
was cleared and dancing was en
joyed with M. D. Henry serving in
the capacity of chief musician on his
accordion. The old time dances
were greatly enjoyed.
The Neighborly Neighbors club has
established an enviable reputation
as an organization that doe-, things.
and the Thanksgiving program add
ed another to its long string of suc
INSURANCE? Talk with Downen.
U. O. AY. ELECTS OFFICERS
FOR ENSUING TERM
Mi D. Henry Will Lend the Camp—
Big Smoker Planned lot
/ Next Week
At the regular meeting of Pull
man camp. No. 110, Woodmen of the
j World. Wednesday evening the regu-j
lar election was held, with the foi
I lowing result: Charles Zalesky, past
j consul: M I). Henry, consul com
mander; W. A. Yeo, adviser lieuten
[ant; Gllberl Btairt escort: K. E.
Prophet. sentry; R. E. Dickinson,
watchman; Wm. Swain, banker; it.
'. 11. George, clerk; Charles Zalesky,
Robert Nell! and Arthu.' Thompson,
managers, Installation of the new
! officers will take place in January
The camp decided to have a smok
er next Wednesday evening, with
oards, cigars, cider and doughnuts to!
! entertain the neighbors. There is a
proposition to start a pinochle
tournament in the cam]) as there
are several sharks who attend lodge
more for the games that, the work.
MISS ELLEN KEYES
WEDS CARL D. RANEY
A pretty Thanksgiving wedding of
especial interest to the citizens of
Pullman was solemnized last Thurs
day at the home of .Mrs. Mary L.
Keyes at E. 11l Liberty avenue, Spo
kane, when her daughter, Ellen, was
united in marriage to Carl D. Raney
[of that City, Dr. S. L. Divine of the
First. Presbyterian church performed
The bride was gowned in radiant
satin and wore a wedding veil caught
with rosebuds. She carried a beauti
ful shower bouquet of KHarney
roses and lillies-of-the-valley.
Mrs. Raney has been a resident of
Pullman since childhood. She is a
graduate of the Pullman high school
and was a popular member of the '18
class of the State College. During
the last year she taught, home eco
nomics in the local high school. Mr.
Raney graduated from the State Col
lege with the class of '17 and is now
In the employ of the Inland Electric
company. Moth young people were ,
leaders of their classes, having been
members of honor societies and
prominent in college activities.
After a trip to Vancouver, P. C,
Mr. and Mrs. Ranej will make their
home at 1-117 ML Vernon avenue,
nlill MADE LIFE MEMBER
The third life membership ever
granted by Evening Star lodge, .No.
20, in Its 30 years of history was
awarded Monday evening to Judge
Thos. Will in recognition of efficient
work in the interests of the local
lodge and the order at large. Judge
.Will recently^ forfeited a life mem
bership In the lodge at Colfax to be
come affiliated with the Pullman
ledge. His efforts in behalf of the
eider have been largely responsible]
for the success of the local lodge
during the past two years and his
service is highly appreciated by the
membership, as evidenced by their
action of Monday evening. The two
other life memberships are held by
"Uncle Dick" Lanning, a charter
member, now located at Port Town
send, and H. N. Benton of this city.
BIG THANKSGIVING DINNER
Mr. and Mrs. George Grant enter
tained the following guests at. a
Thanksgiving dinner: Mr. and Mrs.
Jerome Daggett, Mr. and Mis. Robert
Finley and daughter, Velda, of Col
fax, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Stephenson
of Moscow, Idaho, Mr, and Mrs.
Claude Reid and son. Raymond, Miss
Lola Harmon of Douglas. David Ste
phenson of Lewiston, Idaho, Mr. and
"'''■'" Jesse Grant and. sons. Gerald
and George, Edmund Burkmain and
„ , •
Mr. «nd Mrs. C. W. May enter
tained at Thanksgiving dinner at
their home, 511 Jackson street, the
following: Mr. and Mrs. Kay Wil
liams of Moscow, Idaho; Mr, and
Mrs. c. Hazze of Seattle; Miss Eva
I'tiller of Seattle; Edward Bertram of
Seattle; Ray Floyd of Enterprise;
Oregon: Mrs. C. <;. Thompson of Los
| Angeles. Calif; Lloyd C. Moss of
! Michigan Bluff, Calif., and Jeff Neely
! of Pullman.'
INSURE WITH McCLASKEY
V. W. c. A. BAZAAR
The annual bazaar of the Y. W. C.I
A. will !- held the afternoon and
evening of Friday, December 10,
from 4:30 to 9:30, in the Y. M. v
A, rooms on the college campus.
Mrs. Smith win have charge of the
event and a Wide variety of articles
suitable for Christmas gifts Is to be
on sale. A vaudeville program un-
; der direction of Miss Irene Oliver
Will also be offered.
All townspeople are invited to at
jtend. Remember the date!
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
Dr. G. D. Loder, veterinary iu
| spector with the U. S. Department of
| Agriculture, came down from Spo
! kane on Monday and again on Thurs-
I day of this week to test the dairy
[herd of 1.. G. Thayer for tubercu
i losis. The doctor reports that there
| were no reactors in the herd. This
!is the fifth annual test that Mr.
Thayer's lord has passed success
Ruth Da vies spent the Thanksgiv
ing vacation at her home in Ellens
As M. K. Snyder has refused to ac
cept the nomination for city council
man-at-large the general concensus
. of opinion seems to be that the name
o: opinion seems to be thai the name
of W. A. Yeo should be written on
the ballot for that office. While Mr.
Yeo did not desire to be a candidate
he received a number of votes at the
primary election and is well quali
fied for the duties of the office.
Judge Ceo. T. Reld, vice president
of the Northern Pacific Ky. Co., will
speak to the students of the State
College and the people of Pullman
in the college auditorium at the as
sembly hour, 10:20 a. m., next Tues
day. All are invited to attend.
11. W. Gamble is erecting an at
tractive auto service station on the
vacant corner at .Main and Pine
streets. The station is being built
of concrete blocks and will be plas
M. M. Waters arrived last Satur
day from Loma, Montana to visit his
daughter. Mrs. A. Spuler, who had
undergone a surgical operation at
the Northwest Sanitarium. She is
getting along nicely, but he will re
main until she is out of all danger
of a relapse. Mr. Waters is one of
the pioneer residents of Palouse.
Edna Holmes spent the week-end
D. F. Staley autoed to Pomeroy on
business Wednesday. He found the
roads good going, but very bad com
ing back, on account of the rain.
D. R. Judson has been threatened
with appendicitis this last week, but
The Ingleside club met last week
with Mrs. Stanton Hall. A paper was
read by Mrs. <;. E. Thornton on
"Renaissance in Germany— German
Characteristics in Painting." The
next meeting will be held on Decern-1
her II at the home of Mrs. Meyer
on p street.
.Mary Dunning, Vera Adams, Alice
Seeley, Nathalie Toms, Helen Brown,
and Sara Dolan spent the Thanksgiv
ing vacation in Spokane.
The masquerade give November!
ber 2 4 by the degree team of the
Woodmen of the World in the K. of j
P. hall was a very successful affair, |
the hall being crowded with maskers j
and the costumes being elaborate
Miss Dorothy Wilson returned
Sunday . evening, after spending
Thanksgiving vacation at Colfax vis-.
, Ping relatives. She was accompan
ied to Pullman by Mr. and Mrs. M. J.
Grady of Colfax.
Gladys Tabor spent the vacation
time at her home in Walla Walla.
Mrs. W. H. Tharp of Walla Walla
and Mrs. S. 11. McLane of Vancouver
spent the Thanksgiving vacation with:
their daughters at the Helta /.eta
Over 800 townspeople and over
300 members of the college faculty
and student body have answered the
roll call of the Red Cross. This is
probably the best showing made by
any community in Eastern Washing
R. M. Horton, formerly city editor
of the Coeur d'Alene Evening Press
stopped in Pullman Monday on his
way to I.ewiston. Idaho, where he
will join the staff of the Lewiston
S. G. Cooper, a representative of
the London England Tin,,-. was a
Pullman visitor early in the week.
He is taking subscriptions for the
elaborate history of the recent war.
which th.- Times is preparing for
I"' Alviri E. Evans am! family of
, Moscow, Idaho, spent Thanksgiving
day with Mr. and Mrs. p. P. Cope at
! their home on California street.
Mr. and Mrs. IP. 1). Nasmyth went
i to Spokane It st Friday to meet Mr.
Nasmyth's mother, who has come out
from the east to visit them.
Mrs. Fred Densow entertained a
_ number of friends at a delightful
luncheon last Friday. After the re
, freshments had been enjoyed bridge
| and rummy were played. Mrs. H. Fol
jger winning the prize for the highest
score at bridge and Mrs. .1. N. Scot
The Elizabeth Hart Spalding chap
ter of the D. A R. met with Mrs. R.
.J. Harnett Saturday afternoon. Mrs.
! F. M. Slagle read an interesting pa
per on The Institution of Thanks
***»«»« Day." Refreshments were
"7? Adjourned tQ meet the 18th
of December with Mrs. wm Good
i year. -,#;
THE PULLMAN HERALD
Prof. F. C. Chalfant and children
and Miss Meinhardt spent Thanks
giving in Spokane. They went up to
see Mrs. Chalfant, who was in St.
Luke's hospital, where she under
, went a surgical operation.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Burgess re
turned Tuesday from an absence of
two weeks, during which they at
tended the Pacific International
Livestock show at Portland, Ore.,
' and visited friends in Seattle.
Mrs. Marty St nippier made a bus
iness trip to Spokane Tuesday.
Mrs. J. F. Bohler, who was re
cently called to Wisconsin by the
death Of her mother, joined her hus
band at Lincoln, Nebraska, and re
turned to Pullman with the football
Dean Q. W. Laldlaw of the Epis
copal church left yesterday for Omak
, and Okanogan, where he will con
! duct missions in connection with the
nation-wide preaching mission of the
Miss Glenna Troy gave a miscel
laneous shower last Friday afternoon
in honor of Miss Anna Waller.
About 30 guests were present, most
of them members of Kappa Alpha
Theta, to which sorority Miss Waller
belongs. Dainty refreshments were
: served and the afternoon passed very
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Slagle went to
Spokane Tuesday to spend a few
H. D. Merritt, division, chief of
internal revenue for the Fourth and
; Fifth congressional districts, was
down from Spokane Wednesday on
E. J. Doneen of Farniiiigton, pres
, ident of the Whitman County Farm
ers Union, was in Pullman Wednes
day to attend the conference on ag
| ricultural and extension work at the
Robert Douglas, who represented
the State College chapter of Kappa
Sigma at the Kappa Sigma conclave
at Seattle last week, was signally
honored by being elected to the of
fice of grand procurator for the dis
trict comprising the Northwestern
states. He was the only undergrad
uate elected to office by the con
Mrs. Harry L. Wilson underwent
j « major surgical operation at the
Northwest Sanitarium Monday for a
, complication of troubles. At last
I reports her condition is favorable.
The Association of Collegiate Al
| umnae will meet Saturday. Decem
ber l. at 2:30 o'clock, at Van Doren
j hall for a stunt party. All members
| and those planning to become mem
j hers are cordially invited. Come to
| get acquainted and have a good time.
'lb.- forum discussion group of the
j Methodist church was entertained
J Tuesday evening at the home of Prof.
! J. J. Smith on Colorado street. Many
more such enjoyable evenings will
be welcomed by everyone.
Miss Maude Parson, county tuber
culosis nurse, and Miss Lillian V.
Bennett, county school nurse, were
in Pullman .Monday and met with the
Mothers club to discuss plans for the
seal sale to be conducted by that or
Mrs. I). ('. Down. entertained the
Neighborly Neighbors club at her
home yesterday afternoon.
The George T. McMahon, Stanton
Hall and Harry Snappier families
were dinner guests at the L. G. Kir
n home last Sunday.
Dr. 1.. G. Kimzey is expected home
today from a visit with homefolks
at DuQuoin, Illinois. The doctor also
spent several days in St. Louis.
Ray Miller, a student of the State
College, has received a commission
as second lieutenant in the regular
army and left yesterday to assume
his new duties.
. F. C. Forrest, cashier of the First
National bank, was a business vis tor
to Spokane Wednesday.
Th" "Forty-Nine" show conduct
ed by the K. of P. lodge last week
end netted the lodge about $350.
' Numerous towns in the Inland Em-
I pire experienced a pronounced earth
| quake shock early Sunday morning.
The quake missed Pullman, how
; The new buildings for the local
Standard Oil station, in the east part
of the city, will be completed with
in a week. The new office and ga
rage are practically ready for occu
pancy. The excavation work for the
new 150,000 gallon gasoline storage
tank is now under way. The addi
tion of the new tank will give the
local station an aggregate capacity
of 220,000 gallons.
John H. McKenzie, an early-day
student of the State College! is In
'the city. Mr. McKenzie now repre
sents a large Portland concern,
John Trundda arived Tuesday from
'.Moravia and will be employed at the
Frank Forman tailor shop. Mr.
Trundda is a cousin .of Mr. Forman.
Dr. E. E. Wegner of the State Col
lege made a professional trip to Spo
kane the first of the week
FRANCE'S SURPLUS OF GIRLS
Overwhelming Preponderance of
Babies Born to Wives of War Vet- .
erans Are of Female Sex.
French physicians see In the nerv
ous reaction following the trials and
perils of war the explanation of the
epidemic of girl babies which hau
swept France in tin; Inst year.
They base their conclusion on the
remarkable fact that, while over 80
per cent of the children recently bora
to men who served under tire tire girls,
flO per cent of the babies of war prof
iteers, slackers ami men physically
unfit for combatant service have beer,
Sociologists looking Into the future
predict that if the present dlspropor
tlonnl feminine birthrate continues
over half of the girls born In France
In 1919 and 1920 will be doomed to
Bplnsterhood. The proportion of young
and middle-aged married men in
France who saw no service on the
front Is so small that the boy babies
born In their families are outnum
bered more than two to one by the in
fant daughters of the war veterans.
While at a loss to explain the work
ings of the mysterious Influence pre
determining the sex of the children
born to ex-soldier*. French physician!,
agree that the relaxation of men's
nerves, suddenly relieved from the
high tension of constant perils and
hardships, is at the bottom of the puz
So long as the war continued and
men remained keyed to a high nervous
pitch their children were more often
boys than girls. Sixty-five per cent of
soldiers' babies born during the war
were hoys. Now that the hectic days
Of shot and shell are over the pendu
lum of gravity has swung to the other
extreme, and the pages of France's
birth registers are filled largely with
names of new-born girl babies.
HELP TO FILL FAMILY PURSE
In City of Johnstown, N. V., Three
quarters of the Wives Are In
In a survey of family Incomes In
nearly one hundred cities of the Unit
ed States, the department of labor
found that In Johnstown. N. V., three
quarters of the wives earn money.
The Labor Review explains that this
remarkable condition prevails in Johns
town because glovemaklng is the prin
cipal Industry there and furnishes
work which women can do at home.
Tills appeals to them, because they
are able to earn good wages without
leaving their household.
In almost one-sixth of the New York
city homes visited women contributed '
earnings toward the support of the
home. In Boston, one wife out of
ten works; In Buffalo, one in twenty
eight; In Cleveland and Cincinnati one i
In seven, and In Pittsburgh only one i
In fifty. It Is Interesting to note that
Investigators found that a surprisingly
large percentage of town dwellers de
rive some Income from gardens and
poultry. Ninety-three per cent of those
visited In Cleveland had a garden or
The pert proprietor of a grocery In
East Twenty-fifth street, is nothing If
not good at repartee.
The other day, rather early In the i,
forenoon, one of the good wives In
the neighborhood stepped Into the
store nnd Inquired :
"Any real fresh eggs?" (Great em
phasis on the "real fresh.")
"Oh, yes. ma'am," he replied. "Some
just Inld this morning."
A day or two later, somewhat earl
ier in the forenoon than before, the
good wife again dropped Into the store .
"Anymore of those real fresh eggs?" I
Whereupon the grocer cried to his j
"Run to the back room, boy, and see
if this morning's eggs are cool enough
yet to sell." — Indianapolis News.
Famous London Tree Gone.
A famous old mulberry tree In north
London, England, under which 144
years ago it is said the American Dec
laration of Independence was first
read in that country, has fallen under
the weight of its age. American boy j i
scouts 'ending the International
scout conference In London visited j
the tree only a few days before it
crashed and its history was told to 300
of tjieni. who had their photographs
taken beneath Its branches. The tree I
stood en one of the lawns of the Mild
may conference ball. Many religious
leaders have addressed meetings un- 1
der its ample shade. Hundreds of re
quests for chips from the historical i
tree are being received.
No Great Harm Done.
Juanltn, knowing that her playmate
Jack wanted a kitten, picked one up
one day when it started to follow her ;
and, taking It over to Jack, sold It
to him for five pennies. i
"Junnitn,"' said her mother, on find-1
Ing out what she had done, "don't you j
know you have no right to sell or even !
give away a kitty that isn't your
"Well," said the young business i
woman. "I guess it can go home when
It gets ready,'can't It?"
An exceedingly practical contriv
ance for a mother Is an electrical Im
mersion beater, cylinder shaped. This
will heat water or milk for the baby
or Invalid In a moment at any time,
day or night. This cylinder Is simply
plunged Into the liquid and the plus
attached. It takes only a moment to
moke the llduld bollluc not
Friday, December .*, 1020
GLEE CLUB PICKED
Sixteen Dates on Tentative Bel ,_<_.
for Statewide Tour—Two
j Frederick C. Butterfleld of the
j school of music of the State College
and director of the glee club, has &M
jnounced the results of the State Col
lege glee club tryouts as follows:
I First tenors: Verle Keiser, Waita
burg; Leslie Sorenson, Bellingham;
George Krous, Pullman; Jack Rice.
Second tenors: Charles Monnett,
Dayton; Walter Holleque, Tacoma;
Herschel. Gillis, Ritzville; Charles
Stine, Pullman; Ivan Travis, Kiona.
Baritones: Sydney Allison, Spo
kane; Carl Fritts, Waterville; Ed
.jvard Bertram, Chehalis; Calvin Nor*
Basses: Harold Bohannon, Spo
kane; Harry Isaacs, Walla Walla;
Lanta Krider. Pullman; Lester Cox,
I The tentative schedule of concerts
j includes the following places:
Friday, March 25, Colfax; Satur
day, March 26, Oakesdale; Sunday,
March 27, sacred recital, Pullman;
Friday, April 1, Rosalia; Saturday,
April 2, Cheney; Sunday, April 3,
sacred recital, Spokane; Monday,
April 4, regular recital, Spokane;
Tuesday, April 5, Bremerton or ML
Vernon; Friday. April 8, Tacoma;
Saturday. April 9; Olympia; Sunday,
j April 10, Seattle; Monday. April 11,
EUensburg; Tuesday, April 12, Yaki
ma; "Wednesday, April 13, Pasco;
Thursday, April 14, Dayton; Friday.
April 15, Walla Walla.
STATE COLLEGE GRANGE
IS GROWING RAPIDLY
Has Increased Its Membership 75
Peg- Cent During the Pa*t Tear
Holds Interesting Meetings
The membership of the State Col
lege Grange has increased by 75 per
cent during the past year and appli
cations for membership are continu
ally coming in. In addition to the
regular lodge work some form of en
tertainment is provided and refresh
ments feature the get-together part
of the meeting.
Student Grangers and local mem
bers should keep in mind the meet
ing December 13, when the third and
fourth degrees will be given and re
At. a recent meeting the following
officers were elected to be installed
at the first January meeting: mas
ter, Anna L. Miller; overseer, F. J.
Stevenson; lecturer, Carl C. Hoover;
steward, L. R. Lounsbury; assistant.
steward, H. P. Singleton, chaplain,
Hope Curtis;- treasurer, P. F. Dana;
secretary, Edith Barbee; gate keep
er, Earl Ihrig; Ceres, Mary McKillip:
Pomona, Lottie E. Stevenson; Flora.
Mabel Melander; lady assistant stew
ard, Mac B. Zundel; executive com
mittee (three years), E. <;. Schafer;
executive committee (two years) R
Whitman County Pomona Grange
meets at Whelan Grange this after
noon and evening, December 3. Bas
Save 25 to 4 0 per cent on your gas
bills (the average is 38 per cent).
Watch next week's Herald. dec.'!
LUKINS TELLS METHODS
OF TREATING WOUNDED
Dr. A. T. Lukins, local physician
in charge of the health of vocational
men at the college, addressed the
Veterinary Medical association Tues
day evening on the treatment of war
wounds. . Dr. Lukins has had ex
tensive experience in the hospitals of
France. He described in detail the
methods evolved during the war.
VICTORY MEDALS READY
FOR MARINE CORPS
Victory medals awarded all men
who served in the United States ma
rine corps during Hie world war,
1917-1918, have been received by all
recruiting offices for distribution.
The distributing point for men re
siding in the states of Montana,
Northern Wyoming, Northern Idaho
and Eastern Washington, is the
Recruiting Officer, District of Mon
tana. Nl2O Wall street, Spokane,
In order to secure Victory Medals
it is necessary for discharged ma
rines! to forward their discharge to
the officer in charge, N. 120 Wall
street, Spokane, Wash., for verifica
tion of service and notation of award
and the medal will then be forward
ed and discharge certificate re
Dr. C. I. Douglas arrived Monday
from Salt Lake City, Utah, to spend
a few clays with his brother, Harry