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THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE
VOL. XXIV, NO. 24 a. RATHDRUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918 11.00 PER YEAR OF RATHDRUM Idaho VOTE OF RATHDRUM Figures Given On All The Candidates. Rathdrum precinct polled 290 votfes at Tuesday's election, out of a regis tration of 401. Receiving judges Ernest Reiniger, P. O. Hill, were Mrs. MatMe Saunders; clerks, Mrs. H. R. Saunders, Mrs. C. I Sage; count ing judges. Roscoe Satchwell, Walter Mrs. S. B. McCbeyne; Deremore, clerks, Mrs. R. P. Schaefer, Mrs. Laura Thompson. Following is the vote of the precinct on all the candi dates, state and county: U. S. Senator, 6 yr. term— W. E. Borah, Rep. F. L. Moore, Dem, U S Senator, 2 yr. term,— F. R. Gooding, Rep, J. F. Nugent, Dem. Congressman, 1st district.— Burton L. French. Rep. L. 1. Purcell, Dem. Justice Supreme Court.— Alfred Budge. Governor— D. W. Davis, Rep. H. F. Samuels, Dem. Lieutenant Governor— C. C. Moore, Rep. Oscar G. Zuck, Dem. Secretary of State— R. O. Jones, Rep. W. A. Fife, Dem. State Auditor— E. G. Gallet, Rep. W. P. Rice, Dem. State Treasurer— J. W. Eagleson, Rep. Ernest L. Parker, Dem. Attorney General— Roy L. Black, Rep. B. A. Cummings, Dem. State Supt. of Schools— Ethel E. Red field. . Inspector of Mines— Robert N. Bell, Rep. W. J. J. Smith, Dem. Judge Eighth District— R. N. Dunn. * J. M. Flyoo. Slate Senator— Rilph S. Nelson, Rep. Geo. F. Weeks, Dem. M. L. Root, lndp. State Représentative — M. A. Kiger, Rep. Chas. Jobuson, " C. A. McDonald, " Henry Barstad, Dem. Chas. G. Gustafson. " Nels Nelson " County Commissioner, 1st district— Hans Johnson, Rep. W. L. Triplett, Dem. 2nd District— J. W. McCrea, Rep. W. B'. Thomson, Dem. 3rd District— Frank A. Morris, Rep. Geo. W. Flemuiing, Dem. Clerk District Court— Chas. O. Sowder, Rep. Emil Elder, Dem. Sheriff— A. P. Balley^Rep. T. L. Quarles, Dem. Treasurer— E. N. Bell, Rep. W. A. Thomas, Dem. Assessor— S. H. Smith, Rep. Hjaltuar Jacobson, Dem. Probate Judge— M. G, Whitney, Rep. H. II. Barton, Dem. Prosecutlog Attorney— Bert A. Reed, Rep. J. H. Frazier, Dem. Supt. of Schools— R. C. Egber 8 , Rep. J. D. Baughman, Dem. Surveyor— Neil Coventry, Dem. Coroner— J M. Finney, Rep. A. Barclay, Dem. 204 67 131 147 167 100 164 148 127 143 no 132 120 133 119 157 87 143 116 213 146 10 « 207 160 93 1Ü9 65 115 117 109 109 106 118 143 94 141 102 162 110 126 125 102 172 u 90 160 153 95 166 84 a u 148 101 200 64 173 126 93 Twenty-niue carloads of wool were marketed cooperatively from Idaho this year by six farm bureaus. Idaho State News Items. The bl« northwest live stock show will be held at Lewiston November 28 to December 4, inclusive. Cheesecloth face prevention of influenza are coming into wide use in Idaho. The refla tions say that one mask should uot, be worn looker than without boiliug. masks for the three hours November 9 is Gas Mask Day Id Idaho by proclamation of tbe gover nor. On that day all citizens are asked to make an especial effort to gather nuts and fruit pits and deliver them at central points. They are used in making carbon for gas masks used in the army. Commissioner of Education E. A. Bryan points out that the law requires that a county superintendent of schools, In order to be eligible the office, must be a holder of a state to certificate, for eight years or life, and that he shall have taught upou it. one year County commissioners may legally levy taxes for flnaocing industrial and agricultural exhibits at domestic and foreign expositions, and for the pose of encouraging immigration and increasing trade in the products of the state, the supreme court held Friday. A proclamation, calling on Idaho boys and girls between 12 and 18 to enroll in Victory clubs and pledge themselves to earn $5 ty personal effort for the good of the American cause, was issued Saturday by Gover nor Alexander. pur • Shoshone county taxpayers will pay $559,502 in state, county, city and school district taxes for the current year, according to extensions of tbe assessment rolls just completed. The total assessed value of the county, exclusive of personal property, is $31,149,872, an increase of $1,883,533 over 1917. County Agent Sargent of Bear Lake couoty reports the collection up to July 31st of 136,500 squirrel tails by the official in charge. This is esti mated to be somewhere near 20 per cent of the total number of squirrels actually killed, or a total destruction of over six hundred eighty thousand squirrels. Grains worth $1,168,074.50 were saved in Idaho this year by poisoning, ground squirrels on 266,068 acres of land, using 203,549 pounds of pois ooed oats, costing $30,920.37. information is compiled from the individual reports of farmers who used the poison. In the sale of war savings stamps Kootenai county ranks 29th in the list of the forty counties in Idaho. Up to October 1st, tbe total sales 10 this county has been $106,604.45. Blaine, Fremont and Sbusbone coun ties hold first, second and third rank in the state. This Actual bank reports show that Idaho has exceeded its fourth Liberty Loan quota by $2,111,300. Every bank in the state has now made its fflcial report of bond sales during the fourth loan aud the totals show that state has subscribed $16,781,300. A total of 104,304 subscribers bas been reported in The state's quota was $14,670,000. u the the fourth loan. Eighty-five Idaho men serving iu the American armies in France sent signed resolution received Nov. 4, rgiug that Idaho voters defeat all league candidates Nov. "form of a u nonpartisan 5, on socialism san league aod supported by the I. YV W. aod the pro-Germao elemeot is detrimental to tbe successful wio the grounds that the advocated by tbe oonparti oiog of the war. called last week to of the state board of edu the holding of Attention was the ruling cation prohibiting services in public school by Ethel E. religious, houses during classes, ON DA ST l'AOE) (CONTINUED What Do You Think Is My Share? By Bruce Barton conscientious gentleman, who honestly do right. Ann he came to me shaking • ,<<U~ <* I warft fo do my full part in this United War Work Campaign," he said. "Do you think a hundred dollars is my shîre? And I told him that it would be hard for anyone but himself to decide. "There are So many different way» of looking at money," I said. 4 (( A hundred and «eventy million* looks big at first glance. It is forty times what Jefferson gave for the Louisiana territory. It's a dollar and seventy cents for every man, woman and child in the land; it's more than eight dollars and a half for every household. "You can figure it on that basis," I told him. On the basis of dollars and cents. Or you can figure it on the basis of hoys. Of boys?" he questioned, stand." , * It's less than fifteen cents a day for each of our soldiers and sailors," I answered, a day to give them warmth and comfort and entertainment, and lectures, and games, and the thought of mother and of God»" "Fifteen cents a day for a boyr two for a quarter a day. How many boys will you take? And his eyes kindled, ten at least," he said. Hodpew hie check book •1 H I do not under *< a Fifteen cents 4 i I think I could take » out. 1 Figure it out and tell merthe price," he said. I want you to give them the best you're got. What is it going to cost ? " —for ten boys, for a yea, at two for a quarter fl 44 a a day? So I figured it out fas: him: suppose you figure it out for yourself. *» 1 is to of 10 HUNS FICHT ALONE Deserted by Austria, Raiser Faces Disaster. The complete surrender of Austria under an armistice, which went into effect at 3 o'clock Nov. 4, takes from Germany her last vassal ally aud opens tbe way for tbe early invasion of Germany from the south. Under the terms of the armistice, Austria gives up practically all her military and naval equipment and supplies, fortresses and strategic points, demobolizes her army except such troops as are needed to maintain order, gives up all prisoners of war, and grants full use of her railroads to the entente allies Tor the invasion of Germany. The allied drive in Italy, started two weeks ago, developed into an irresistable avalanche that broke the invading army to pieces and hurled its fragments swiftly back across tbe frontier. Up to Nov. 4 the Austro Hungarian army, in full retreat from the Piave, hotly pursued by Italian, French, British and American troops, had lost more than 500,000 men taken prisoners, 3000 caunon and vast military stores, aad many thous ands of men killed aud wounded. The Italians captured Trieste Nov. 3. On Nov. 1 the Serb army reentend tbe city of Belgrade, their capital, and the allied army under D'Esprey was crossing the Danube to carry the war into Austria and Hungary. All along tbe western front tbe entente forces continued to poued tbe German forces back and rescue additional portions of France and Belgium from the despojling occu pation of the invader. The strong hold of Valenciennes fell to the Canadians and English Nov. 2, and at tbe same time the American army under Pershing advancing northward from St. Mihiel along the Meuse and tbe east side of the forest of Argonue finished tbe difficult task of breaking (continued on tage two) 8 its 8 iu 4, all of I. to of E. FROM OVER TBE COUNTY POST FALLS Tie haulers are busy. Reports are general that thfl crop of potatoes on dry laud Is large. The influenza cases arc mild. SPIRIT LAKE Last week six new cases of influenza were reported daily. Miss Beulab Klopf, teacher io the Spirit Lake schools, is in Spokarxe taking treatment for an abscess ou her cheek. The Red Cross room Is being re modeled and kalsomlued. The first carload of coal to be received in Spirit Lake this Hcason was received aod distributed last week. A salvage department of tbo to»cal Red Cross has been organized, Mrs. William Barrett of Atbol ard 8 -months old son died tr. Spuk are and were buried Oct. 30 in tbe Spirit Lake cemetery. The husband and four small children survive. a CŒUR D'ALENE Robert Dwigbt Loepwr was wouoded io France and is iu j,u hospital, ac cording to word received by relatives. Virginia, the 5 year old daughter of Mrs. Oma Harri» and grandchild of H. A. Culler of Dalton, died at Santa Fe, N. M. brought here. Simple aod impressive services marked tbe funeral of Dorothy, the 8 year old daughter of Dr. aod Mrs. John Wood, in Forest cemetery. This was tbe second death in Coeur d'Alene on account of influenza. Three deatAis in Coeur d'Alene due to Influenza, reported Mouday, Mrs. aod Ralph 'Elder age 17. John Carl son, age 7-4, and Camille Ct appue, uge 77, diet! of heart disease. Despite precautionary measu.ees the epidemic qtf Spanish Influenza ubows The body was ! I I are, Pluiu'j, Mrs. Knute Swausuu WAR WORK FUND Kootenai County Quota by Precincts. Support for the United War Work campaign which will raise $170,500. 000 In the United States and may be oversubscribed 50 per cent, is asked by President Woodrow Wilson of all state, county, community councils of defense and women's organizations. The organizations in Idaho under the jurisdiction of the state council of defense are expected to enthusiastical ly comply with the request. Dona tions to this fund should be given to authorized solicitors carrying creden tials Issued by the state council. The total amount to be raised is $170,000, 000 , and constitutes the largest gift ever asked from any people at any one lime. Following is Kootenai county's quota as apportioned to the precincts. Precinct. Cœur d'Alene city Spirit Lake Rathdrum Harrison and Power Line Rose Lake Post Falls Worley Athol Mission Hayden Lake Dalton Pleasant Valley Biyview Belmont Rimrock Elauser Valley State Line Lake Creek Bellgrove Medimont Lane Mud Bay Cougar Lewis Pioneer Mica Bay Kidd Island Wolf Lodge Carlin Bay Squaw Bay French Gulch Lacrosse Total for Kootenai Co. $ 14 , 000.00 Quota $ 6 , 000.00 950.00 850.00 700.00 850.00 500.00 550.00 325.00 175 00 325 00 32500 75.00 150.00 125.00 150.00 200.00 175.00 125.00 175-°° 200.00 175.00 150.00 75.00 75.00 70.00 60.00 50.00 60.00 70.00 40.00 100.00 150.00 a „steady increase in Coeur d'Alene. No» ices were posted in all cigar store» notifying tbe public uot to tarry rter making purchases and not to congregate anywhere. Dr. Prennan. county physician, and medical examiner on the Koot enai county"exemption hoard, received orders Mom lay to report to the medical uxauriuers at Fort Wright for iuductiou 1 . 9 to the medical corps of the army. The organized clerks of Coeur d' Alene have appealed to the laboring men to back thetu up in their light for 5 o'c lock closing. Tue «tores l bst refuse to close at 5 o'clock claim that workiog people have uot sufficient time to .shop during the proposed hours. a Into l,be Orders ot induction national army for military assign ment have been Issued by the local cxeni ption hoard to the following They will report on November 11 , at which time 10 men will bo Camp Vlctur, Col.; men. cbo» o for entraioment to Lew is: John Rose. Stab ley Reel, Dudley; Nels Lindeau, Hay den Lake: Thomas H. Coleman, Spir it Lake; George Arthur Dofel miei , Harrison; Roger Sutpbin. Coeur d'Al ene. Theodore O. Swanson, Coeur d'A! eDe; Fra nk Fruechtl, Coeur d'Alene; An* thot iy John Bucher, Mica: Edward B. Wo! ske. Coeur d'Alene; Burton Wal ter ! Po« ell, Rathdrum; William Lester I Not ris, Coeur d'Alene; Hugh Porter, I Roa a Lake. Charles Hilburn, Setters; Kennedy. Spirit Lake; Charles L.