THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE
VOL. XXIV, NO. 24
RATHDRUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY,
IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918
11.00 PER YEAR
VOTE OF RATHDRUM
Figures Given On All The
Rathdrum precinct polled 290 votfes
at Tuesday's election, out of a regis
tration of 401. Receiving judges
Ernest Reiniger, P. O. Hill,
Mrs. MatMe Saunders; clerks, Mrs. H.
R. Saunders, Mrs. C. I Sage; count
ing judges. Roscoe Satchwell, Walter
Mrs. S. B. McCbeyne;
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.—
D. W. Davis, Rep.
H. F. Samuels, Dem.
C. C. Moore, Rep.
Oscar G. Zuck, Dem.
Secretary of State—
R. O. Jones, Rep.
W. A. Fife, Dem.
E. G. Gallet, Rep.
W. P. Rice, Dem.
J. W. Eagleson, Rep.
Ernest L. Parker, Dem.
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.
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.
J. W. McCrea, Rep.
W. B'. Thomson, Dem.
Frank A. Morris, Rep.
Geo. W. Flemuiing, Dem.
Clerk District Court—
Chas. O. Sowder, Rep.
Emil Elder, Dem.
A. P. Balley^Rep.
T. L. Quarles, Dem.
E. N. Bell, Rep.
W. A. Thomas, Dem.
S. H. Smith, Rep.
Hjaltuar Jacobson, Dem.
M. G, Whitney, Rep.
H. II. Barton, Dem.
Bert A. Reed, Rep.
J. H. Frazier, Dem.
Supt. of Schools—
R. C. Egber 8 , Rep.
J. D. Baughman, Dem.
Neil Coventry, Dem.
J M. Finney, Rep.
A. Barclay, Dem.
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.
prevention of influenza are coming
into wide use in Idaho. The refla
tions say that one mask should uot,
be worn looker than
masks for the
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
certificate, for eight years or life, and
that he shall have taught
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
services in public school
by Ethel E.
ON DA ST l'AOE)
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
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
And his eyes kindled,
ten at least," he said. Hodpew hie check book
I do not under
I think I could take
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
So I figured it out fas: him: suppose you figure
it out for yourself.
HUNS FICHT ALONE
Deserted by Austria, Raiser
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
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
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FROM OVER TBE COUNTY
Tie haulers are busy.
Reports are general that thfl crop
of potatoes on dry laud Is large.
The influenza cases arc mild.
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
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
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.
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.
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,
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
Pluiu'j, Mrs. Knute Swausuu
WAR WORK FUND
Kootenai County Quota by
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
Following is Kootenai county's
quota as apportioned to the precincts.
Cœur d'Alene city
Harrison and Power Line
Total for Kootenai Co. $ 14 , 000.00
$ 6 , 000.00
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
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
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
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
Fra nk Fruechtl, Coeur d'Alene; An*
thot iy John Bucher, Mica: Edward B.
Wo! ske. Coeur d'Alene; Burton Wal
! 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.
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