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THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE
VOL. XXIV, NO. 22
RATHDRUM, KOOTENAI
COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1918
11.00 PER YEAR
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TO STAMP OUT FLU
Ratbdtum Authorities Took
Further Steps Monday.
The alarming spread of influenza
throughout Idaho, caused the state
board of health to order all public
and private schools in the state to be
closed indefinitely,
closed all public meeting places, In
halls, churches, lodges,
A prior order
eluding
theatres, etc., and a later edict also
air meetings under tbe ban.
put open
The Rathdrum board of trustees,
wblcb constitutes the local board of
health, adopted an emergency ordi
to safeguard the health of the
Ddoce
community. The proclamation and
ordinance follow:
A proclamation is hereby made
that the following ordinance will be
in full force and effect on and after
October 23, 1918, and until its oper
ation is suspended by official action
of the Board of Trustees of the
Village of Rathdrum, Idaho:
ORDINANCE NO. 63.
An Ordinance Providing for the
Prevention and Suppression of an
Infectious Disease, Dangerous to the
Public Health, Known as Influenza
"Spanish Influenza" in the Vil
lage of Rathdrum, Idaho; Prohibit
ing persons under 16 years of age to
be Abroad Upon the Streets, Alleys
other Public Grounds of the Vil
lage of Rathdrum; Prohibiting all
Public Meetings or Assemblages of
Persons; Prohibiting Persons from
Congregating Together in Public
Buildings and Places of Business,
etc.; Prohibiting Assemblages of
Persons Having Such Disease to be
Made to Village Clerk, Providing a
Penalty for the Violation of this
Ordinance and Declaring an emer
gency.
Be it ordained by the Chairman
and Board of Trustees of the
Village of Rathdrum, State of Idaho:
Section 1. It shall be unlawful for
any person under the age of 16 years
to be abroad upon the streets, alleys,
sidewalks or public grounds in the
Village of Rathdrum, at any and all
times, night or day, hereafter, until
this ordinance is repealed, provided
however, such person may go to and
from work or upon necessary
errands under the direction of the
parent, guardian or employer of said
person.
Section 2. Any person who vio
lates the provisions of the preceding
section shall be deemed a Juvenile
Delinquent Person as defined by the
Laws of the State of Idaho, and shall
he subject to arrest by any peace
officer of the Village without process
and upon such arrest he or she shall
be taken and delivered into the cus
tody of the parent, guardian or em
ployer of such person, and, if after
investigation by the Village Bdard of
1 rustees such action is deemed nec
essary, an information or complaint
in writing shall be filed by the Village
Attorney, with the Probate Court of
Kootenai County, Idaho, stating in
a general way the act constituting
such person a juvenile delinquent
child or person accordingly and in
manner provided by laws of Idaho,
elative to Juvenile Delinquent per
sons.
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Section 3. All Public meetings or
assemblages within the Village of
Rathdrum are prohibited and it shall
be unlawful for any person or per
sons to attend any public meeting or
asssemblage.
Section 4. It shall be unlawful for
any person or persons to congregate
together, in groups or bodies upon
the public streets, alleys, grounds or
any public buildings, business*
houses, etc., in the Village of Rath
drum, during the life of this
nance.
Section 5. The provisions of
tiod 4 of this ordinance
persons who congregate together in
any auto, motor car or other vehicle
for pleasure riding or for any other
purpose not essential or necessary in
the usual course of business.
Section 6. The
in
ordi
sec
apply to
owner or tenant
or agent of the owner or tenant of a
house in which a person resides who
has the disease known as Influenza
or "Spanish Influenza,"
physician called to attend the
or persons so afflicted shall, within
24 hours after becoming cognizant of
the fact, give notice thereof to the
Clerk of the Board of Village Trus
tees of said Village of Rathdrum,
and said persons so afflicted shall be
and the
person
kept away and apart from all other
persons except those whose presence
may be necessary to the physical
spiritual wellbeing of such person
persons.
or
or
Section 7. That the Village
Marshal shall be charged with the
enforcement of this ordinance.
Section 8. Any person or persons
violating the provisions of Sections
3, 4, 5, and 6 of this ordinance shall
be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor,
and on conviction thereof shall be
punished by fine of not more than
One Hundred and No 100 ($100.)
Dollars, recoverable with costs, and
in default of payment, to be impris
oned in the County Jail, at the rate
of one ( 1) day for each two ($2.)
dollars of the amount of the fine so
imposed.
Section 9. That, an emergency
existing by reason of the prevalence
of Influenza or "Spanish Influenza",
an infectious disease dangerous to
the public health, in the Village of
Rathdrum and vicinity, and impend
ing danger of the spreading of the
disease among citizens of Rathdrum,
this ordinance snail be in force and
effect upon proclamation of the Vil
lage Board posted as provided by
Statutes of the State of Idaho.
Passed under suspension of the
rules October 21st, 1918.
O. W. STONE,
Chairman, Prolem., Board
of Trustees of the Village of
Rathdrum, Idaho.
J. R. M. CULP,
Village Clerk.
Idaho State News Items.
One thousand students are enrolled
the University of Idaho. Ihe
quota of 450 S. A. T.C. meu has beeo
reached.
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Carl II. Davis, district manager in
jthc 10 northern counties of the non
partisan league, was arrested
Lewiston last week on the charge ot
seditious utterances.
al
of the
There was another session
Ada County Council of Defense Satur
the cases of
day afternoon to pass on
alleged bond slackers,
was in session Friday afternoon and
The council
number of miuor cases
passed on
Lieutenant John Regan, U. S. A.,
of Boise, who is well known in north
dead several weeks
alive, but
a
Idaho, reported
ago. is now reported as
The information comes
in the casualty list.
wounded,
from Washington in
sell
land board will
The state
$100,000 worth of its 31 Liberty oan
Bonds bought io 191! in order Ib.t
tbe state can bave funds to meet IU
.bare in tbe cost ol cerflo road
which It ba. »Breed wltb tbe federal
a war
construct as
and accrued interest
be offered, it
government to
measure.
better must
voted.
Par
was
or
cent instead
provided in Director
increase of 10 per
of 25 per cent as
Au
COES OVER AGAIN
TK«n
the
The
It
ly
ment
us
pose
ment
head,
hand
.
much
day
first
each
and
A Coeur d'Alene report Monday It
states that Rathdrum exceeded Its
$26,000 quota by $6000.
, .. . I men
_ Lne su ^ sCr| bed $198,100. J ness
or $2o,600 more than the quota, j
according to figures compiled by City
Ctfalrman A. V. Chamberlin.
Success of Fourth Liberty
Loan Told In Figures.
Rathdrum precinct subscribed $30,
800 to the fourth
Liberty loan,
according to figures obtained at the
Ratbdrum State bank at the close of
the drive at 4 o'clock last Saturday
afternoon. This amount was $4800
over the quota.
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Success against ad
verse local conditions was due to the
optimistic attitude and persistent
efforts of the solicitors under the
management of the local advisory
committee.
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new
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Spirit Lake doubled its quota of
Harrison with a quota of
$24000 officially reported $40,000 sub
scribed. Rose Lake raised $53,000 \ be
or double its quota.
While the exact figures were uot
obtainable Monday it was stated that
Kootenai county was well over its
$400,000 quota.
The nation at large oversubscribed
the six billion dollar loan, it Is
reported, but the exact figures are
not yet obtainable.
$30,000.
have
of
of
any
the
dren,
the
that
nil
Montie ii. Gwinn, state chairman
of the. Idaho Fourth Liberty loan
campaign, reported Saturday night
that the state had exceeded its quota
of $14,670,000 by $1,116,000, making
a total of $15,786,000.
McAdoo's order of last June will be
applied on freight rales for apples In
the northwest about November 1,
and railroads have been advised to
revise their tariffs accordingly, F. W.
Robinson, chairman of the western
traffic division of the United States
railroad administration, notified the
public utilities commission Saturday.
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John W. Hart, C. A. Barton aud
P. H. Spangenberg have been removed
from district draft board No. 2, for
southern Idaho, as the result of an
Investigation which shows alleged
irregularities in the manner of their
granting three of Hart's sons and a
son of Barton deferred classifications.
President Wilson through Provost
Marshal General E. H. Crowder, to
whom evidence collected by Herman
H. Taylor of Saodpoint, as special
investigator, was submitted, notified
Governor Alexander iu a letter re
leased Friday to place nevy men on
the board, with instructions that the
cases of the sons of Hart and Bartou
be reconsidered, with all other cases
reported by Taylor as being of
improper or doubtful classification.
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in
ot
"Farmers, hold your wheat, and do
nut sell below the government price,"
is the advice given out to Idaho
farmers by R L. Bickuell, state food
In a telegram re
al
administrator,
ceived by Mr. Bicknell from Herbert
Hoover, national food administrator,
he is instructed to give tbe widest
publicity to tbe fact that enlarged
demands by .General Pershing for
material resulting from the progress
the western front of our
and those of our allies has necessitated
the temporary diversion of grain ships
his service which for the time
being will curtail the wheat move
meot from seaboard,
should not cause farmers to become
and sell their wheat below
of
armies
on
to
but which
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"panicky
tbe government price.
Effort to Enlighten.
said the small boy, "what
•ert act*/"
"Father
is an o\
"My sou, an
that either compels you to be so rude
as to tight or to be so polite as to pre
tend that you didn't notice It Wash
ington Star.
war
overt act Is something
was
WOULD Y0U_WIN SUCCESS?
War
TK«n PIay th« Gam« of F|p«t,
and Play It Wall.
All the world loves a winner when
the contest has been fairly played.
The local baseball team receives far
greater enthusiasm and support when
It is winning than when it Is repeated
ly losing. We praise the accomplish
ment of a difficult feat. Each one of
us hails tbe skill and tenacity of pur
pose that puts over any great achieve
ment Things requiring the clear
head, the watchful eye, the skillful
hand and the bulldog grip of determi
nation get our hearty commendation.
. Said Abraham Lincoln. "I don't think
much of tbe man who Is not wiser to
day than he was yesterday." No truer
words could be written of tie safety
first game. If you would be t. winner,
each day must find you wiser, keener
and more alert than the day before.
It is a contest lu which we match our
determination to have no
I men against little acts of thdughtless
J ness an4 j carelessness that bring these
j results,
size
used
the
to
all
or
pons
ary
War
be
suffering
from accidents to ourselves and fellow
Nor Is this game ever ended. Each
new day calls for a better score. New
) conditions surround us, and all of our
faculties, the best that is in us, are
I
\ be safely done, and none of |is wants
challenged to increased effort. To
have our work really well done it must
any loss than the best.
For your own sake, for tbe sake of
the family at bonic, the wife ami chil
dren, tbe mother or sister, piay the
game, and play it well. Flay it with
the Interest, the spirit, the enthusiasm,
that will make you win. It will take
nil your skill and ability to play it
right.
Yesterday is gone—forget It.
Tomorrow Is yet to come—plan for It
Today is here—use It — Common
wealthcr.
its
so
to
will
lots
in
low
iu
if
lie
FROM OVER THE COUNTY
POST FALLS
State Line precinct, with a quota
of $4000, subscribed $510(1 to tic
fourth Libetty loan.
The Inland railway station at
Spokane Bridge has been closed.
Some of tbe fall wheat is over 15
iocbes high.
Fred Lindberg. 12 years old, picked
up 48 sacks of potatoes in one day.
D. D. Ward of East Greenacres got
7 cents a pound for his last year's
bean crop.
Post Falls increased its Liberty
loan subscription to $18,200 last
week.
A. L. Hawthorne trapped a 200-lb.
bear south of town and shot it with a
30-30 rille.
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of
SPIRIT LAKE
Mrs. Walter Brown and I ve chil
drea were reported ill with influenza
last week. Several additional cases
are now reported.
Some 3 pound trout were aauuht io
the lake recently by W. J. Williams
and Howard Duncauson.
Mrs. C. K Starling is ill with
pneumonia in Spokane.
Mrs. R. F. Dyer saw a
near town one eveuing recen
reluming to her home at
club hotel.
of
bear cub j
tly while
Tesemini
to
CŒUR D'ALENE
Coeur d'Alene has about 30 cases of
influenza.
Roy N. Castle, deputy state sani
tary inspector, was in Cwear d'Alene
while on a tour of the northern coun
ties.
Charles F. Perrault, wbji died of
racks, Ma,
al. A sun
Coeur d'
killed in
irest rela
Thomas P. Hogan, a
Alette hoy, was reported
acting iu Fraoce. Ills ne:
tive cao not be located.
pneumonia at Jefferson Bat
was brought home for burl
fOR THE SOLDIERS
War Department Gives Advice
On Christmas Gifts.
The War department authorizes
relatives or friends of officers and
soldiers in France to send Christmas
packages, which will be of standard
size and weight, one to each indi
vidual la tbeAmerlcan Expeditionary
Forces. A standard container to be
used will be 9 by 4 by 3 Inches, and
the weight limit will be 3 pounds.
Standard containers of the size
indicated may be had by application
to the local Red Cross chapters
throughout the country. In order to
insure the arrival of these Christmas
packages in France and their dis
tribuiion to the soldiers by Christmas,
all such packages must be mailed on
or before November 15, 1918. Cou
pons on which will be inscribed the
correct names and addresses of the
members of the American Expedition
ary Force will be distributed by the
War department. No package will
be forwarded without a coupon.
Feeding "Dead Ones.
• »
Walter Mason is a plppiu', as a
rhvmster he is rippin'—even feeb o
minds can savvy his snortin', tootin'
ovle; Us the simplest sort of writing,
its lik^ fishing when they're lilting,
so 1 gloss I'll feed it to tbe "dead
mes" for a while—
There are "dead ones" loudly
crowing, "dead ones" proudly blow
ing—"dead ones" who are shrieking
their love for Uncle Sam; they refuse
to see him through, there Is nothing
they will do to help him pound the
kaiser Into jam; each of these will
glory, gloat, o'er the victories we are
winning "over there", but be Is
"Piker No. 1" unless he's gone and
done a lot of licking on these War
Stamps that are sold most everywhere,
There'll be gladness yon cau bet when
Wilhelm's goat we get and the
Yankee lads come rampsin', come
ratnpsin' home again, but tbe boys
will want to know how these geezers
spent their dough—if their answers
then arc twisted, well, they're in fur
lots of pain; If the shekels they have
hoaided while the soldier boys have
boarded on slum and bull uud beans
in a cootie-crowded trench, they will
bear what Yankees think of each yel
low livered gink aud you can notify
your neighbors that it wou't be said
iu French! If they're really on the
square, if they want to do their share,
if they're anxious tor Uld Glory to
survive, they will grab the coin
ihey're biding, they'll go skootlng
and a sliding to the bank aud buy
some War Stamps—aud then they'll
lie alive!
Earl Wayland^townian.
of Alfred Ksgate also died in a mili
tary camp, the body to be sent borne.
Dr. Drcnnan, county health officer,
reports 15 cases of influenza at Post
Falls and eight at Kulbdrum. He
stales that the physicians iu Ihe
j county have been negligent in teport
i«B cases.
In the Pleasant Valley school case
heard iu the district court, decision
was rendered permitting the school
to remain where it was recently
moved, about two miles south of tbe
former location. The old building
was vacated and a new one provided
where It is said to lie more convenient
for the majority of the children of
the district.
The following men reported at the
draft office Oct. 21 and eight of them
were sent to Camp Rosccrans, Calif.,
for general military service; Robert
Otto Rafeld. William Penman (in
duction papers mailed to Farmington,
Utah), Orio E. Allman, Stanley
of Mesbell, Charles Bazil, Earl Fleming,
Dale E. Young, William J. Sheffield,
Pete Sereme and A. C. Dahl.
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