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THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE
fl.OO PER YEAR RATHDRUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1919 VOL. XXV, NO. 1 VETERANS HONORED the read by Mr. aQd the Miss G. The Memorial Day Observed in Rathdrum. The services at Fraternal hall last Friday afternoon, in observance of Memorial day, were attended by the usually large audience, which over taxed the seating capacity of the building. The program, arranged by the G. A. R. and W. It. C. was Features were European interesting, war Experiences and Impressious, by Capt. Win. A. Boekel, and the address by Prof. W. E. Chandler. Captain Boekel, who offered his the United States services when entered the war, took the officers' training at the Presidio, Calif, commissioned a lieutenant of artillery arid went overseas with the 347th regiment of Held artillery, gave a concise narrative of the progress of that organization thru the training at Camp Lewis and in France, where it was equipped with American guns, to the time it arrived on the flaming battle line just as the armistice was announced and snatched from the regiment its high hope of joining in the proposed drive beyond Sedan and on Metz. iuto Germany with the army occupation were described by Captain Boekel, well as stern side of the soldier's life; the trading of 60 cakes of soap for 65 chickens and some odd ducks and geese to provide a belated regimental many was the as and Incidents of the advance of showing the humorous as sin after Thanksgiving jlinner weeks of very simple fare; difficulties of bivoac on sodden ground in cold, rainy weather; green wood sometimes the only fuel obtainable for the army kitchens. effect of the war on France and Belgium as he saw it, and the deceit fulness of the Germans aud the methods and local circumstances which make the Germans skillful propogandists, as he found during his tour of duty in the area of occupation. Captain Boekel spoke f the destruction of Verdun aud added that the complete leveling of such a city in Europe means more than that of a city of the same size in America, because there the re built almost entirely of stone aud He referred briefly to the them O cities represent the work of centuries. The address of Prof. Chandler was an able discourse upon the relation of recent wars, in which America has been engaged, to the progress of the world toward liberty and righteous ness and the evidences of the hand of a divine providence in shaping the affairs of mankind. He said the recent war was not an isolated event, but it was an incident, another step, It was a iu the world's progress, war of ideals, rather than of nations; a war in which the forces represent lust for lug autocracy, brutality, wealth and power and armed con quest were arrayed against the force of free government, justice, mercy he and righteousness. Germany, said, had put all her trust in her army and bad forgotten God, and he asked if it were not clearly discerna ble that the Almighty, long divining the evil purpose of the kaiser, raised up the strong American nation to be ready to save the cause of righteousness in the great crisis which came with the war in 1914. He declared the men who fought on the side that furthered the cause of righteousness and free government in the Civil war, the Spanish war. and the recent war, were heroes, did their duty to God and civilization; aod he argued that the men, who sacrificed their lives in the cause of right in such wars really lived and will live, while the shirkers will he forgotten. He cited Joan of Arc, simple peasant girl, as an example of an inspired leader, who saved France, aod who lives in the memory of all had They a while the name t of the mankind, selfish monarch, who profitted by her heroism hut failed to help her in her adversity, is forgotten. The. program was opened with the national anthem by the audience and the invocation by Rev. J. G. Carrick. Lincoln's Gettysburg address was read by Sup't L. O Swenson. The audience was favored with a reading by Mrs. N. II. Taylor, a vocal trio by Mr. and Mrs. Egbers and MissEgbers, aQd an illustrated soug, ' Queen of the Earth," by N. II. Taylor, Miss Monaco acting as Red Cross nurse. Miss Addie Martin plajed the piano accompaniments. Commander Stewart Young of the G. A. R., presided and thanked the committee and the citizens for their attendance and help in the services. The program closed with singing "America" led by Mr. Taylor, and dismissal with prayer by the Itev. Carrick. J The necrology of General Lawton Post, G. A R , of Rathdrum, read at the memorial service in Pine Grove cemetery by O S. Hinds, adjutant, is as follows, giving name, organization and place of death: Co. B, 82nd 111. Edwin B. Marsh. Private, Inf.—Rathdrum, Idaho. John It. Wilson, Corporal. Co. G, 189th Ind. Inf.—Rathdrum, Idaho. D. McCall, 2ud Lieut., Co. E, 62ud U. S. Cavalry.— Athol. Idaho. James U. Kennedy, Private, Co. A, 1st Ore. Inf.—Rathdrum, Idaho. Emery B. Martin, Private, Co. 1, 46th Mo. Inf.—Sulpher Springs, Ark. L. A. Berry, Private. Co. E, 6th Cavalry.— Rathdrum. Elisha E. Taylor, Private, Co. F, lt2th 111. Inf.- Rathdrum. Thomas Brophy, Private. Co. B, 20th Iowa Caval ry.—Rathdrum. R. C. Borthwick, Corporal, Minn. Inf.—Rathdrum. lliram Brace, Private, Co. 11, 1st N. Y. Cav alry.—Rathdrum. Elbridge Thorp, Private. Co. G, 8th Iowa.— Rathdrum. John Lyons, Co. F, 11th Minn. Inf.—Rath drum. J. W. Anderson, Private, Co. LI, Jrd Wiscon sin Inf.—Spokane, Wash. John Latermore. Private, Co. D, 63rd Ohio Inf.—Ohio. W. H. Lyons, Corporal Co. B, 7th 111. Inf. Lakeview, Idaho. Frederick Goodrich, Private, Co. I, 12th Michigan Inf.—Rathdrum. Milton Green, Private, Co. F, 22nd Wls. Inf. —Rathdrum. Emmet B. Mastson.—Arkansas. L. S. Kiel, Private Co. F, 3rd Wisconsin. —Bremerton, Wash. Allen II. G. Slocum, Private. Co. C, 78th Penn. Inf —Gettysburg, Penn. Geo. W. Becluuan, Private, Co. C, 149lh Penn. Inf.—Rathdrum. G, 11th Died In Spokane. of a Spokane, Wash , June 1.—After a brief illness with scarlet fever, Mrs. Rosella E. Siegloch, age 31), died at her home, W328 Montgomery avenue, yesterday morning. She is survived bv her husband, J. A. Siegloch, pro prietor of the Sanitary market; two daughters, the Misses Marguerite and Agues Siegloch, and two sons, Robbin and A. T. Siegloch. The funeral was held Tuesday. Mrs. Siegluch had been a resident o? this city about five years and dur ing that time had been an active member of Electa chapter. Order of Eastern Star, and different charitable and patriotic associations. for he her he of on of in and who of and he of all The Siegloch's formerly resided in Rathdrum. Help Soldier Boys. Washington, D. C — Under patronage of the house, now that it has gone republican, each member of congress will be entitled to eighteen hundred dollars worth of the patron age. the Congressman Burton L Freneh has decided to help two Idaho soldier boys who are returning from service to an opportunity to work their way of them,— B G. and the thru college; one Henson, of Athol, Idaho, other.—Edward Prince, of Canyon Mr. Henson, it is under county. stood, will take up the study of law, and Mr. Prince, a pre-medical course, a hieb they will be able to carry with the house of W their employment in representatives. the her COMING JUNE 18-22 Raliidrnm To Have Five Day Chautauqua. Tbe Cadmean Chautauqua will be in Rathdrum June 18 to 22, inclusive, according to announcement made by J A. Winchester, advance man, who was here recently to meet with the members of the local Chautauqua association. F. G. Hart was chosen general chairman, and committees were appointed on grounds, advertis ing, tickets and veteraos' day. A line program is promised. This is the second year for Chau tauquk in Rathdrum, the first beiug last summer. The dates selected for this year it is believed will give a much better opportunity for the country people to attend, coming between planting and harvest,where as last year the farmers were busy with garnering their crops. A much larger attendance 1 than last year is expected. It is planned to hold the Chautau qua ou the grounds in the south part of town used last summer for the Adventist tent meetings. The local committee is required to furnish grounds, seats, piano and necessary drayage, the Cadmean company sup plying the tent, speakers and enter tainers and allowing 25 per cent of single admissions for local expenses. Concessions for ice cream and lemon ade stands on the grounds are pro posed. Appearing on this Chautauqua circuit are the Gertrude Willey Concert party; James R. Barklev, clay modeller and cartoonist; Chris tine Alexander Harp Co.;Mike Walsh, lecturer; Saint Cecelia Sioging Orchestra; the Scotts in sketches and impersonations; W. IT. Nation, in spirational lecturer; and the Fight ing Doughboys iu songs and yarns of the trenches. The afternoon programs are at 3 o'clock and the evening programs at a 8 . E1CHTH CRADE EXERCISES Fifteen Rathdrum Boys and Girls Received Diplomas. The Rathdrum eighth grade com mencement exercises, held at the Community church last Saturday evening, were attended by a large audience of parents and friends. Fifteen graduates received diplomas. They are: Cecil Albert Blanche House Glen Satchwell Irene Hurrell Doris Aldrich Stella Stou ten burg Beulah Stoutenburg Miller Swanson Harry Cady Ireoe Carrick Beatrice McCheyne Emeline Adams Myrilla Wickertsheiiuer Eddie Meyer Howard Klinger Mrs. Scott, teacher of the class and principal of the grammar school, presided. Sup't Swenson was also present and spoke briefly concerning the work of class and teacher under difficulties. The address by Prof. W. E. Chandler and the presentation speech by County Sup't R. C. Egbers were the chief features of the pro gram. Both congratulated graduates upon their success in the common school course. Mr. .Chandler stated they would find the work very different in the high school, but he hoped they would make good use of the start they bad made toward securing an education and that they would continue on thru the high school. Following was the program given: Processional. Invocation— the of Rev. J. G. Carrick Song. "My Own United States' Class Glen Satchwell Class History Duet, "The Butterfly Chase"— Irene Carrick, Doris Aldrich Reading, "It Couldn't Be Done"— Irene Hurrell Quartette, "Bright Summer"— Emeline Adams, Blanche House, Beatrice McCbeyne, Stella Stout enburg. I Prof. W. E. Chandler Class Address— Class Song Presentation of Diplomas— Sup't R. C. Egbers, of Kootenai County Public Schools. ed. FROM OVER THE COUNTY of G. ty POST FALLS Charles, 6-year old son of P. F. Holden of McGuires, was hit by an auto while playing in the road and seriously if out fatally hurt. Employees of the Washington Water Power company at Post Falls have had their salaries increased $10 a month and their hours cut from !) to 8. Rev. N. M. Fiske, pastor of the community church resigns to take the position of Held secretary of interdenominational work with headquarters in Spokane. John Handy and Ed Kyle are serving as trial jurors in the federal court at Coeur d'Alene. Sergeant Oscar Knudson is at home on a furlough. The sawmill is in npe-ation again after being closed down two weeks. Ben Mellick and Miss Laura Frazier of Pleasant View were married in Spokane May 26. The following graduated from the Post Falls high school: Bertha L. Bauer, Raymond L. Wetherell, Brewer E. Llndberg, Irene F. Mason, Percy F. Warreo, Florence I. Dickin son, Minnie B. Kyle, Irving R. Niedermeyer, Nolon Harvey Hickel. SPIRIT LAKE Coeur d'Alene team won the base ball game Sunday, Spirit Lake losing by a score of 5 to 13. It was a turbulent game. The following were elected directors of the Panhandle Lumber company: Henry S. Mosser and John L. Hall of Williamsport, Pa.; Col. E. M. Young of Allentown, Pa.; F. A. Blackwell of Coeur d'Alene; G. F. Hageribucb, Spirit Lake. The schools closed last week. The influenza demoralized the classes so that there were no graduates, Pence no commencement exercises. Mrs. Mae Rien of Spokane was visiting last week with her sister. Mrs. II. F. Dyer. The Royal Neighbor convention is to be held iu Spirit Lake sometime this month. . • I I he of HARRISON A number of farmers of the Coeur d'Alene river valley were at Copur d'Alene last week to testify in a suit agaiust the railroad company accused of damaging laud belonging to Chus. Williams and others near Cataldo. S J. Klepfer, J. J. Feely aod E. T. Taylor, officers in the farmers' union, attended a meeting at Fairvlew school house, May 24. Some good catches of trout are reported. Hank Metz is logging the Bryson McKelvey homestead this summer. The M. E. church oversubscribed its centenary quota 50 per cent. CŒUR D'ALENE In the federal court Monday Roy Dixon and William Dixon, brothers were given jail sentences for resisting arrest and violating the liquor law. The tax cases in whicn the Wash ington Water Power company plaintiff and the eountles'of Shoshone were aud Kootenai are defendants, TO ENFORCE LAW Pure Food Commissioner Will Be Strict. I Boise, May 31.—"If food manu factories are found in an insanitary condition when the inspector arrives, prosecution will be prompt and vigorous. The practice of giving notice has been abandon >> ed. This was the announcement made this morning from the office of the state department of public welfare in response to several in quiries touching upon the depart ment's prospective policy. Two fines already have been paid following pleas of guilty to the charge of milk adulteration. J. G. Berry, manager of the Boise Ice Cream company, was assessed $25 and costs after samples of milk dispensed from his concern were found to contain an illegal quanti ty of sediment. Ray Dunn, manager of the Edgewood Dairy paid a fine after milk bearing the Edgewood label also had been found filth loaded. A. J. Flack, superintendent of the Boise Cooperative Creamery company, was assessed $25 and costs in Judge Anderson's court after he had pleaded guilty to the accusation that short weight butter had been distributed by his concern. Complaint against him was made by Inspectors A. H. Wilson and Bert T. Barr of the public welfare department. "I have no sympathy whatever for the individual who through carelessness, negligence or delib eration adulterates milk which may be served little children declared J. K. White, public wel fare commissioner, today. "There can be no questioning the fact that such an individual is a serious menace to any community. This department would be serious ly derelict in its duty if such offenses were not prosecuted vigor ously. Contempt should be the portion of the man who sells short weight butter. He is, in many instances, a petty larcenist of the most despicable species." ft is continued for 40 days. Judge Dietrich ordered a special venire of 30 jurors, necessary for the trial of two murder cases and other trials commencing Tuesday. At the suggestion of Mark Egbers, a vetcrau of Argonno forest, the chamber of commerce appointed a committee to receive the 146th artillery, uow reported on the wav home from Europe. Philip Nagel, charged with con spiracy against the government in assisting William Vane to defraud • the government, pleaded uot guilty I and his case was set for trial Friday, I June 7, at 10 a. m., in federal court. Marriage licenses were granted May 31 to Glen E. Libby, 26, and Mary Louise McGee, 26, both of Post Falls, and to H. G. Ritter, 36, aud Laurel F. Rose, 25, both of Grangevllle. On Monday a license was issued to Alla P. West, 37, of Seattle, and Mary E. Fleming, 38, Post Falls. T. are The funeral of Carl J. Berg, who was drowned in the Spokaoe river May 10, was held Monday morning. Carl Berg, age 17, was the sou of Mr. and Mrs James Berg of Gibbs. He drowned near Gibbs, when the boat in which he was crossing the river overturned. The body was oot found until Sunday, when boys discovered Roy it near Post Falls floating 15 feet were from the river bauk.