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VOL. XXIV, NO. 25 RATHDRUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1918 fl.00 PER YEAR CROP IDAHO CROP REPORT Increase Shown In Corn Prc auction. (By Julius H. Jacobson, Field Agent for Idaho.) a be he T. of of to ty in a Corn:— The average yield of corn increases each year as It becomes evident that the crop can be grown successfully In certain sections of the In a large part of the state state. ensilage of the highest quality can he The past season Was very grown. favorable, an average yield of 37 bushels being secured, compared with 31 bushels last year and a ten year average of 31.8 bushels. The quality is reported as 90 per cent. Potatoes:—A preliminary average yield of 185 bushels of marketable potatoes is reported for the state, indicating a production of 5,180,000 bushels, compared with a yield of 156 bushels last year and a production of 6,084.000. Reports Indicate that 70 per cent of the potato crop is grown for market in this state. For the United States the average yield is 98 4 bushels per acre with a preliminary estimated production of 390 . 101.000 bushels, compared with 442.536.000 bushels last year. Apples:—Only 12 per cent, of a normal commercial crop of apples is indicated, which is equivalent to 336,240 boxes. Field Peas:—Production of con tract and commercial peas compared with normal is 120 per cent grain and 118 per cent forage. Sugar Beets:—Splendid growing weather the latter part of the season did much to increase the tonnage of beets. Surrender of Germany. The armistice dated Nov. 11, was signed by Marshal Foch on behalf of the entente allies, and by the author ized delegates of the new government at Berlin, on behalf of Germany. Uuder its terms Germany agrees to the following: Cessation of hostilities six hours after signing Immediate evacuation of Belgium. France, Alsace-Lorraine and Luxum hurg within 14 days, also of Russian provinces, Roumania aud Turkey, leaving the country aDd supplies in tact and the Inhabitants unharmed, allied and U. S. forces in the west to follow closely, cross the German frontier and occupy within 31 days all territory as far as the Rhine and all strategic points along the Rhine and territory surrounding such points in a radius of 30 kilometers east of that stream. Repatriation of inhabitants of those countries, within 15 days. Surrender in good condition of 5000 cannon, 25,000 machine guns, 3000 tuinenwerfer, 1700 airplanes, 5000 locomotives, 150,000 railroad ears, and 5,000 motor lorries, the railways and all material and equip ment to operate them. Germany to bear the cost of up keep of the allied arid TJ. S. armies of occupation in the Rhineland. Give up all allied and U. S. prison trs of war at once, without reciproci ty. Give the allies free access to Russia by way of Dantzig or the Vistula. Abandon the treaties of Bucharest and Brest-Litovsk. Evacuation of East Africa by the German forces Repair damage done, restore money stolen from the national bank of Belgium and turn over to the allies the gold taken from Russia and Roumania. Surrender, intact, all German sub marines, 6 battle cruisers, 10 battle ships, 8 light cruisers and 50 destroy ers, all other warships to be disafmed und placed under supervision of the allies. • Give the allies free access to the Baltic and German territorial waters and occupation of German defense works. Evacuate all Black sea ports and Rive up all enptured ships. The duration of the armistice is 30 days. Idaho State News Items. William A. Foster, chief of the Noise Are department, had his right cheek bone b'own away Friday morn ing shortly after to o'clock when a 280 calibre Ross ritle, which he was shooting, exploded in bis hands and tlew thetreech bolt back into Foster's face. State Fuel Administrator C. C. Anderson, through the press and by letters to the coal dealers throughout the state, is endeavoring a ''store your winter coal now' P-ign throughout southern and south eastern Idaho. The adjutant general's office re ceived instructions which mitted to all county draft board®, cancelling all pending induction calls, recalling all draft men who enroute to cantonments and instruct ing that men under the September, 1918, registration above 36 are not to be classified on the questionnaires. Boyd Kelly Frazier, the Jerome young man who died three days after he had returned home from the S. A. T. G. at Moscow suffering from lack of medical attention for a of Spanish iniluenza, failed to report to officials at the university that he was sick, although be had every opportunity to receive medical at tention, according to a letter written Dr. E. A. Bryan, commissioner of education, by E. H. Lindley, presi dent of the university, explaining the results of an investigation by two Jerome citizens, one of them the boy's father. Trying for a week to gain admit tance to the Idaho state penitentiary, and at last succeeding in achieving his desire, John Kidd of Cassia coun ty is now serving a term of from 1 to 14 years after having been con victed September 23 of grand larceny in the county from which he halls. Kidd broke jail in Burley October 15 and worked his way to Boise so that he could make his application to the penitentiary In person and had been awaiting his commitment papers for a week. to organize cam ■ were trans are severe case Two complete distilling plants, fur making liquor, have been captured in Latah county aud the men operating them are now in jail. Steve Weller (he act of making was caught in liquor in the basement of the Urquo hart building on Third street in the Charles tiusiness center of Moscow. Tbyl, a bachelor, was caught In the timber between Trov and Avon by Sheriff Jasper J. Campbell, and was brought to Moscow with a complete still aod 15 gallons of liquor he wa« making. citizens of Idaho who Idaho Pioneer remember the days when journalism depended individuality of the editor and his ability to see the human local affairs, which he properly literary selections brow eastern will feel a pang of regret, the upon interest in balanced with clipped from high exchanges with newspapermen of the stale. announcement that The Idaho World of Idaho City, one of the news i of the state whose files are tradition, has al the papers rich with historic unbroken existence population of expired after an since 1863. 15 000 to keep The World turning, Idaho City in the Boise Basio mining district has dwindled to only 149 and five of them are Chinamen. From a A commission appointed for the purpose bas found that a total of *1 921 000,000 in money and property has been stolen from Belgium by the during the war. Germans Both houses of congress pass to republican control by the Section o NoV 5. In the senate of the both congress the republicans will have a majority of two, and in the house 4J. /\ '// / \V\ CELEBRATION IN RATHDRUM Victorious End of The War Proclaimed Awakened Holiday Spirit. school grounds. The band played Rathdrum celebrated the end of to he of to 15 Rathdrum celebrated the end of the war Monday with manifesta tions of gladness that crystalized into an organized street parade and stated program of music and speeches, a bonfire and barbecue. From the time the joy bells announced the signing of the armistice that brought a cessation of hostilities, about 3:30 in the morning, until the barliecue was over and the bonfire had burned low, the holiday spirit pervaded the entire town and vicinity. The ringing of the bells, honking of nut© horns and firing of got out a large crowd before day light, and sunrise found the town in gala attire with its flags and bunting displayed in profusion down both sides of the main street. Early in the day O. G. Farnsworth, chairman of the locaL advisory committee started arrangements for the evening celebration. Com guns mittees were appointed and speak ers secured. Forty-two dollars were raised and a trip made to Spokane to purchase fireworks. Another committee was assigned the work of preparing the barbe cue, and another to gather fuel for the bonfire at the school grounds and to install the necessary lights on the stairway and porches. In the afternoon a large crowd assembled down town to receive and give vociferous welcome - to some twenty-six auto loads of CtKur d'Alene citizens who came over to return the visit made to their town by people of Rathdrum and vicinity the evening of Nov. fur in 7 The evening parade consisted of a long line of autos appropriately decorated headed by four individ uals on horseback, Miss Edna Layton, representing the Goddess of Liberty; Art Foster, soldier; Clark Hill, sailor, and Miss Stella Hurrell, Red Cross nurse. The line of the parade started at the bank corner, east to Idaho street, thence to Crenshaw's addition, back to First street by Cœur d' Alene street and thence to the by his in FROM OVER THE COUNTY are has al POST FALLS The Post Falls service Hag contains 47 stars. Dairy butter is becoming plentiful again since the fall rains improved the pastures. Mr. McGee has been threshing beans, peas and buckwheat in the East Greenacres country recently. The Farmers store shipped a car load of apples to North Dakota. E. C. Hubert raised a potato that weighed 5i pounds, without Irriga tion. of the of the There were 298 votes cast in Post Falls precinct Nov. 5. The precinct went republican. Five fellows jailed by Constable George Thomas early in the evening prevented any depredations on Hal lowe'en. to o a 4J. school grounds. The band played prior to the starting of the parade and also had a part in the program at the school grounds. H. H. Mitchell had charge of the program In front of the high school building. Speakers were Fiank A. Morris, County Sup't R. C. Eghers, Professor W. E. Caandler, E. G. The was interspersed with selections by the Liberty chorus, the band, and the male quartet which consisted of Superintendent L. O. Swenson, L. J. Hartlerode, N. 11. Taylor and Q. G. Farnsworth. Mr. Morris, in his address, referred to the event being celebrated, as the harbinger or forerunner of peace to he followed by a difficult period of reconstruction work. The peace treaty, he reminded the audience, ha® yet to he drawn up and signed. In the meantime hostilities have ceased and America is to oe congrat ulated for having escaped the horrors visited by the Germans upon the unfortunate inhabitants of Belgium. France and other European countries Mr. Eghers referred briefly to the fact that since the American army stopped the Germans at Chateau Thierry last July the allies had been winning on all fronts. Mr. Chandler made humorous references to the kaiser's vaunted versatility and omniscience and the disaster to which his talents have brought him. He also spoke of tbte as the first great International or world holiday that the world has ever known, that will he celebrated by every liberty loving people hencefor ward. Mr. Greenup also made a bit with the crowd by his witty remarks con cerning the kaiser's dowufall and bis flight to Holland in an effort to escape punishment fur his crimes. He said the present peace marks a new phase in the world's progress, the overthrow of autocracy and the ascendancy of government by the people. Mr. Layton devoted bis remarks chiefly in behalf of the united war work campaign, reminding his hear ers that, although peace had come, the boys would be in Europe and in the camps for many months and would need the helpful work of these good agencies as much as ever, is Greenup and M. B. Layton, speaking HARRISON Harrison precinct went republican at the recent election. There were 318 votes cast, out ot 400 registered Henry Vanzee brought in some I potatoes, two of which weighed 61 pounds and 3 ounces. A mangel wurzel raised by Lou Shoultz weighed 161 pounds. Earl Wark returned from Camp JeffersoD on account of the flu. He had lost twenty pounds. Influenza caused one death at Medimoot. ■ 1 CŒUR D'ALENE The official canvass of the election returns, Nov. 9, shows that Frank A. Morris is elected over George W. Flemming for Third district com missioner by one vote. The official count stood Morris 1961, Flemming 1960. E. V. Boughlon left Nov. 9 for | APPEAL FOR FUNDS Must Be No Let Down In Giving, Sajs Taylor. Huntington Taylor, chairman of Defense the Kootenai County council has issued the following statement in behalf of the united war work drive of Nov. 11 to 18: The prospect of peace will be apt to cause some to contribute less than they otherwise would have done or to let down in their work. We must guard against this and especially impress on everyone: First. That many of our Boys will be over there for from one to two years after the declaration of Peace. Second. That the need of the work to which this money is going is even greater, if possible, than before—WHY? Because if Peace is declared the reaction or let down physically and mentally and lack of the same incentive to keep themselves in "form" as when the battle was on makes necessary all the greater effort on the part of those doingr this work to help the "Boys" maintain that "standard of morale" which is, and has been, one .of the strongest factors and outstanding characteristics of our army. That a large part of this money has been used and contract ed for already. The President and Secretary of War have said that the subscrip tions should he increased at least 50 per cent. This makes the quota for Kootenai county $21,000.00. It is up to us all to make good now when the Boys need our help most if we wish them to have the proper living conditions while over there and to he "fit" when they return. Third. r ^he names of the seven organiza tions participating In the "United War Work Campaign" and their per centages of the fund are as follows: National War Work Council of the Young Men's Christian associations, 58.65 per cent: War Work Council of the National Board of the Young Women's Christian associations, 8.80 per cent; Council (Knights of Columbus) 17 60 per cent; Jewish Welfare board, 2.05 per cent; Service, 8 <*0 per cent: Library association. 2.05 per cent; Salvation Army, 2.05 percent. National Catholic War War Camp Community American Chicago to take the training prepara tory to Y. M. C. A. duty overseas. Mr. Buugblon is particularly well known iu law circles and lodgedom, being exalted ruler of the local lodge of Elks. County Sup't R. C. Eghers has received notice that the teachers' examination to have been held at Coeur d'Alene Nov. 21, has been postponed indefinitely. Judge Alfred Budge canceled the session of the supreme court of Idaho which was to have been held in Coeur d'Alene beginning November 11. Weeks & Severson were awarded the contract of laying coocrete walks and curbing on Second street, for $6453. James L. Walters, the 11-year-old son of M. J. Walters, died of peri tonitis Nov. 7. The third member of the Knute Swanson family to succumb to in fluenza was Theodore, age 21, who died Nov. 9. On Tuesday Coeur d'Alene had oversubscribed its $6000 quota In the united war work drive. I 61 1 A fourth member of the Knute Swanson family, Iona, age 12, died of | influenza Sunday.