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THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE
VOL. XXIV, NO. 2ÎT K AT H DRUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1918 11.00 PER YEAR NEW FORM BALLOT Election Next Tnesday.-Consti lutional Amendments. Voters at the general election to be held in Idaho next Tuesday will find that the form of the ballot has been changed. Instead of a column for each political party as heretofore, the names of all the candidates for each office are printed under the name of the office and the party designation to the right of the candidate's name. Squares appear instead of circles in which to mark the X. The voter must start at the top of the first column and go down the entire list marking a cross after each candidate for whom be desires to vote. The new form of ballot eliminates the big circle at the top by which straight ticket voting was formerly facilitated. Besides the candidates, there are five important proposed constitutional amendments to lie voted on, Some of these should he adopted and others defeated. The proposed amendments are. No. 1. '-Shall there be a conven tion to revise or amend the Constitu tlOD?" No. 2. "Shall Article 12, Section 4, of the Constitution of the State be so amended as to permit counties and municipalities to become stockholders in and give financial aid to fair associations not organized for pecuni ary profit?" No. 3. "Shall Section 1, Article 4, of the Constitution of the Slate of Idaho be amended so as to abolish the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction?" No. 4. "Shall Section 1, Article 8, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended so as to limit tbe bonded indebtedness of the State, exclusive of tbe debt of the territory at the date of its admission as a State, and exclusive of debts and liabilities incurred subsequent to Jauuary 1, 1911, for tbe purpose of the construction and furnishing of the State Capitol at Boise, Idaho, to a sum not greater than one per centum upon the assessed value of the taxable property In tbe State?" No. 5. "Shall Section 4, of Article 11, of tbe Constitution of the Stale of Idaho be so amended as to provide that co operative associations shall not be governed by tbe provisions of said sectiou relatiog to the mariner of voting for directors or managers of incorporated companies?" The polling place of Rathdrum precinct is the grade school building. The polls will be open from 8 o'clock a. m. to 7 o'clock p. m. made by Registration may be qualified voters for the general elec tion to take place November 5, up to evening. aud including Saturday November 2, and according to tbe election laws those who have not registered by November 2 will forfeit their right to vole on election day. They will not be permitted to register on election day or to swear in votes as has teen tbe rule heretofore. Anyone of the age of 21 years who has been in tbe state for six months and in the county 30 days prior to November 5 may vote by registering on or before November 2. their Idaho State News Items. Idaho has oversubscribed a total of $10,500,000 In the four Liberty Loan campaigns. Plans are being laid by Allen B. Eaton, chairman of the Idaho War •Savings committee, to bave a wide campaign some time in tbe early part of December, during which the entire amount necessary to Idaho "up to scratch Stamp quota will be waged. Making of farm loans by tbe state laud board bus becu suspended on state - bring her Thrift • i on account of Insufficiency of funds, and the permit system, Uv which represen tatives of the laud board would private citizens to use firewood aud logs on state timber lands has also been suspended. aLuvv Dr. E. A. Uryan, education, tendered his commissioner of resignation as a member of the slate Council of Defense Saturday afternoon to Gover nor Alexander. Heavy responsibili ties of his position commissioner which hampered him in defense council work as education was given as the reason for the resignation. J T. Pence succeeds Dr.Bryan as chairman of the state defense council. Work has already been begu plans for more efficient organization next year of the United States boys' working reserve in Idaho. Allred, state Friday. appointed in every high school in the state. Military training is to be feature of the year's work, according to iuslructmos received by Director Allred. n on Harvey director announced An enrolling officer is to be a Immediate calls are to be made for class 1 registrants between 19 and 30 of the September 12 registration, un der a temporary state allotment of 2829 men, examinations can be completed and a definite quota can be established, the adjutant general's department was notified Friday by Provost Marshal General Crowder. until classifications and Athol's Honor Roll. Subscribers to the Fourth Liber ty Loan, Athol Precinct. (Auspices, Atliol Defense Council.) Andrews. E-P.$ 50 Lawrence, W.F $350 Andrews, E.J. Beacli, Mrs. A. E.. Brackln, Wm. Bennett. Mary E.. Barry. Ethylda_ 50 Lawrence, Earl... 5<i Bovlall, Mrs. Rose 50 Lindberg, C E— 50 100 Llndberg, Mildred 50 50 Landis, Ora I 50 Larson, Eric. 60 Low. A. W. 50 50 Low, Mrs.A.W. 50 50 . 50 Buttler, R. E Busk. Mrs. Antone 100 McDaniels, W.T... 50 100 Busk. A it tone Berrier. G.W. 10(1 McNecs, Mrs. Hobt 50 Bean. J. ('. 50 McNees, Frank.... 50 Burroughs, C.O. Clark. G. W. 50 Mc.Lellan, John. . 150 Carey, Katherine. 60 McCrackiu, Jas. A 150 Chase. Sylvia Coppock. L L. 50 McMillan, Sue.... 50 Clark, Amy T Cardon. Bruce. 50 Montgomery,II. D» 50 50 Nunually. W.E— 50 . 50 McCall, Jeanette. 500 50 Moore, Frank — 100 50 Mallery. Edgar I) 50 Drummond, L.A .. Douglas, J. M. 50 Norman, Walter.. 1 'Hi Douglas. U. N. 50 Nave, William.... 50 Ervin, \V. E 50 200 Nave, Allie 100 Nelson, Norman.. 200 50 Oldham. W. R.1000 Fleming, John. Frcdenberg, D.W.. Franke, A. II. 100 Pringle, .1. A 100 50 Prucha, Joe 100 Forsluud, Gust — Gray, Chas. 50 Prafke. John.... 50 Giay, Mrs. Chas... 50 Phillips,Harvey W. 5" 50 Rogers, Emma— 50 50 Koseboro, S. B. 50 Roseboro, Gertrude 50 Cathrine-100 Root, M. L. 100 50 Simmons. J. J. 50 50 Study, Gene . .. 100 50 Shorn. O. R. '50 Grandgenet. John. Grater. Frank. G randgonet. Goltz. Mr . Hays, Gottlieb — Hays, Sam . Hammer, J. G . 200 Snyder, Beatrice Hurt, R. M. 50 Siiumons, O. J. 60 Johnston, Hobt. J. 50 Simmons, C. E — jones. Rose Cron.. 50 Summit Farmers Joseph. W. 1. . 1«0 Union 100 Justice. J. P. 50 Storm, Joe. 50 Holder, AlbertG.. 60 Stanfield, W.M. Koreis. Louisa.. . 60 Smith,..Eugene.... 60 King. Ambrose— 50 Smith. R. W. Kelty c. D . 250 Stahl, Otto. M Kaye. Harry... 50 N P.Ry.Employes 1600 Lee, Richard . 5« S.I.Ry. 50 50 50 20UU Tut.-il Subscribed $11.450 Atliol Quota 14,000 War Insurance. existence the Bureau has In its 12 months' Risk Insurance War written nearly $ 35 , 000 . 000,000 of in more than 90 per insuring surance, cent of our fighting forces. 5.000 death and dis monthly It has paid more than ability claims and is paying of insurance on more It has paid Installments than 9,000 death claims. out $200,000,000 in allowaoces an (J to families aud dependents allotments of soldiers and sailors. It bas given to every soldier as he went into battle, every sailor on tbe submarine-infested seas the assurance those dependent on bun will be of death or injury to - that cared for in case bio». bscriber to tbe Fourth hand in tbe great y su Liberty Loan bas a work of soldier and sailor insurance ■ill tbe good that it accomplishes. E aud ASK FOR HUGE SUM into War Fund Drive to Open « November It. . of A., was age 59 is of in Boise. Idaho.—Seven welfare or ganizations serving American and allied soldiers at home and overseas have combined, at the request of President Wilson, in a drive for war funds during the week of November 11 to 18. These organizations are the Young .Men's Christian Association, National Catholic War Council (includes the K. C.), Young Women's Christian Association, War Camp Community Service, American Library Associa tion, Jewish Welfare Board and the Salvation Army. T. the on be : A nation wide campaign to raise | on. ; $250,000,009 will be Eight western states together witli ! the carried a Alaska and Hawaii have been asked , to raise five per cent of this ainouut fur The Idaho campaign is under the general direction of C. A. Barton, chairman; Richard E. ltandall, cam paign directo^, and a state executive committee, consisting of representa tive members from each organization participating. Plans for the campaign are being rapidly worked out and the most effective combination of workers ever or $12,500,000. for 30 of to fit to and ing U. united in a single effort in Idaho is being built up. The slogan of the workers in tbe campaign will be; "Every person in Idaho seen and given the opportunity to give!" The slogan for the state: "Ali if needed!" Every cent of the great national fund will be prorated among tbe affiliated organizations and used iu war work. Every cent of Idaho's contribution will be spent for tbe welfare and to sustain the morale of American and Allied soldiers aud sailois. State, county aud local committees have been formed and the campaign will lie carried to every home in Ida $350 5<i 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 150 150 50 50 50 500 100 bo. 50 The response of the nation to this appeal will prove the soul of America and her loyalty to her fighting forces: tbe response of Idaho aud her gen erosity will be a tribute of love from the hearts of her people to her bojs and all the boys offering their lives that Liberty and Righteousness shall not perish from tbe earth. At first tbe amount to be asked for was placed at $170,500*000, of which tbe western states were to be asked to raise $8,525,000, but last Saturday President Wilson approved tbe in creasing of the total to $250,000,000. In proportion tbe quota for tbe west is increased to $12,500,000. The 47 per cent increase of the war fund increases Idaho's quota from $426,150 to about $622,000. 1 'Hi 50 50 200 for 100 100 50 5" 50 50 50 100 50 100 '50 is 60 100 50 60 M 1600 50 50 50 a FROM OVER THE COUNTY 20UU 14,000 POST FALLS Ted Cryderman of the navy is home on furlough. James L. Ware received a slight stroke of paralysis. P. J. Yager sold all hifc apple crop to John Young for $1072. Raymond Wetherell and Brewer Lindberg have joined the S. A. T. C. at Cbençy normal. Howard Straboru has noved his logging outfit up the vicinity of Corbio Junction. , Ü. W. Schilling shipped two car loads of apples and Stewart Walker one carload from Post Falls this week. the has in per dis has more paid (J he tbe be to SPIRIT LAKE E. C. Boyer, who has been em ployed iu the railroad shops as car repairer foreman, has accepted a similar position in Port Angeles. Dr. McCormick reports 10 cases of influenza, some of them developing into pneumonia.' One is critical. CŒUR D'ALENE Martin Holtu, battery D, 39th F. A., is the first man in the service to apply to the county clerk of Kootenai county for the privileges of an absent voter. The first, death in Coeur d'Alene resulting from the influenza epidemic was that of Frances Lucile Jessick, age 8 months, Oct. 29. On that date 59 cases were reported iu Coeur d' Alene. Dr. Drenqan, county health officer, is confined to his home with Influenza. For County Commissioner (Ttllltl) DISTRICT) : | ; Iu Fraok A. Morris of Rathdrum, ! the Republicans of Kootenai county , have a man of integrity, ability aud wide experience as tneir candidate fur the Importgut office of county commissioner from the third district, Mr. Morris has resided in Rath drum fur the past nine years. Prior to coming to Rathdrum for the bene fit of his wife's health, he led an active life in business and public affairs. As be has nut heretofore appeared in the realm of Kootenai county politics, it is notout of place to sketch briefly his career. Born iu Illinois iu 1855, Mr. Morris was educated at Warren and became a student and teacher in the North western Normal at Galena. He taught duriug the winter months aud farmed duiiug the summers until 27, wheu be moved Iu 1883 to Dakota territory where he secured a home stead and farmed for 10 years. In 1893 he rented his farm of 840 acres and engaged in realestate and bank ing business. He organized the Tripp State hank and became its second president. He was chosen president of tbc South Dakota Immigration Associa tion in 1895. While farming, be was elected to the territorial legislature two terms, serving in the 17th and 18th sessions, held at Bismarck. In Feb , 1898, be was appointed by President McKinley to the office of U. S. Surveyor General for the dis trict of South Dukota for a term of four years. He was leappoinled by Roosevelt and served continuously for 10 years. He asked for neither appointment. The tender was made aod the trust accepted. Mr. Morris has never Leid state or He was asked to be county office, come a candidate for commissioner, and having accepted tbe nomination, is asking tbe voters to consider his qualifications for the position. TO THE VOTERS OF KOOTENAI COUNTY: My name having been placed on tbe Republican ticket as a candidate 1'or tbe office of Clerk of the District Court, Ex officio Auditor aud Re corder,at tbe coming election,! would ask that you give my candidacy due consideration. 1 am a citizen of the United States a tax-payer of your county and baye had twenty-four years experience in office work, of which 16 years has been as cashier of state and national banks. I bave also done court report ing, audited and kept books for indi viduals aud corporations, (municipal and private). I promise, if elected, that I will give an economical and business-like administration of that office. • I of Respectfully, CHAS. O. SOWDER 22-23p Provost Marshal General Crowder bas called upon Idaho to furnish 281 men to eotrain during the week com mencing November 11 for Camp Lewis. This is the first call for draft men that bas been received iu Ibis stale for a month. car FOR THE SOLDIERS Regulations For Sending Christmas Parcels. The War and Post Office Depart ments and the Americao Red Cross have made an arrangement bÿ which every man in the army overseas may receive a Christmas Parcel from bis family or friends. The amount of shipping space which can be «et aside for the transportation of these parcels will permit the sendiDg of but ooe parcel to euch man. Each soldier overseas will be pro vided with one Christmas Parcel label. This label will be fqrwarded by him to the person in the Uolted States from whom he wishes to recei ve bis Christmas package. Packages that do not bear this label will not be accepted by the Red Cross for deliveiy to the Post Office author ities. Labels that are lost will not be duplicated. Christmas Parcels must be placed in standard cardboard boxes3"x4"x9" in size. These boxes will be provided to holders of labels by the American Red Cross. They may be obtained at Red Cross Chapters or branches after November 1st. No message or writing of any kind will be allowed to go In the boxes. When the boxes are packed, hut un wrapped, they must not weigh mure than 2 lbs., 15 ozs. If the parcel is overweight, some article must be removed. I>o not mail the box yourself. When packed, the box unsealed and unwrapped, ready for inspection, should be taken to the nearest col lection station designated by the Red Cross. The following is a list of the principal classes of articles which are unmailable: 1. All spirituous, vinous, malted, fermented or other iulokicatiug liquors. 2. All kinds of poisou and all articles and compositions containing poison. 3. Explosives of all kinds. 4. Inflammable materials, includ ing friction matches. 5. Infernal machines aud mechani cal, chemical or other devices of compositions which may ignite or explode. Note—Under this class! ficatlon would cuiue cigarette lighters, etc. 6. Liquids ur liquefiable articles, fragile articles and other admissible matter wheu not packed iu accordauc with the requirements of the Postal Laws and Regulations. 7. All other articles which may kill, or iu auy wise hurt, barm, or injure auothcr, or damage or deface or otherwise iojuro the malls or other property. Nutbiug should go in a Christmas Parcel which will not keep fresh from the time of packing until Christmas. Dried fruits aud other food products should be packed in small tlu or wooden boxes, one-quarter to one-half pound size. • I Hard candy, including chocolate, would probably be safe in tin foil or heavy cardboard, but no soft choco lates nor anything that could possibly be crushed should be used, as the remaining contents of tbe package might be spoiled thereby. Several dainties packed In oblong tin boxes bolding each a quarter of a pound will provide a better variety for a packet than a larger quautity of a single confection. No liquids nor articles packed In glass should be placed in tbe package. For wrapping the gifts, use a khaki-colored handkerchief, twenty seveu inches square. for j iu The person sending the package, in the presence of the Red Cross worker, is required to affix stamps sufficient to carry it to Hoboken, N. The Postal charges are to be at the rate o"T fourth class or parcel post zone rate.