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nr\ VOL- XXVI, NO. 7 ItATHDBUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY. IDAHO, FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920 fl .50 PE» YEAH PROTECT IDAHO FISH Some Lakes And Streams Closed By Game Warden. Boise, Idaho.—To protect and propagate M. Jones, state game warden, has closed for fishing the Magic dam reservoir, in Blaine county; Reed's creek and tributaries, Musselshell creek, and tributaries of Walrath's territory, in Fremont county; Elk creek, Silver creek and Crystal creek, all tributaries of Orogrande creek, in Walrath's territory of Clearwater county, .This announce ment was made by Warden Jones, following a conference with Qeorge H. Isaac of Pocatello, fish com the fish of Idaho, Otto ; missioner. In addition Lake Pend d'Oreille'j has been closed to white fishing lor commercial use, and Alturas lake, in Blaine county, ' has been closed to red fishing. The above 'streams and lakes have been closed under the author ity granted the state fish and game laws. They will remain closed until the order is revoked by Game Warden Jone6. Many of the streams and lakes have been closed upon petition of broad-minded sportsmen, anxious to ca-operate with the state game department in the conservation of Idaho fish. Meeting artificial conditions with artificial conditions," was the U word given out by Mr. Isaac Wednesday morning of his fish conservation and propagation work. Creation of reservoirs and more spawn beds in the streams and . b more trout holes or hiding places ih the streams, are methods being employed to protect and build up Idaho fishing. Tragedy At Caldwell. j le I Caldwel), Idaho.—Death resulted from playing with the usual "empty revolver, Saturday night when Clarence Edward Shaver was acciden tally shot by his brother. The report from the gun came as a surprise, as both were of the belief that the gun was empty, aud It was *nût until Clarence fell that the elder brother became aware of the mistake. While competing against each other ou the time it took to draw, fire aod return tbe revolver to its bolster, the elder of the two, sons of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Shaver, who live out of Caldwell, drew the gun and aiming it Mbis brother, pulled the trigger and r< placed it before he realized that the report came frcuii tbe pistol and t hat b had shot Cla reuce. The victim s »ligered and fell and was lying io the same position at that tirtle as he Was when help arrived, showing that be had Instantly. undoubtedly been killed "Cigs" Banned In Forest. The ready made cigarette is banned 8l) d those who desire may smoke only tbe "tuakins" in the national forest ° ear Missoula thKyear. That Is tbe rullQ B which the forest service head quarters of District One has sent out, la all forest workers. It Is contended Lbat the long burning "butt" of a jaaoufactured cigarette is a marked " re hazard, lb ose who while the smokes of roll their own" are not. Vl'itL?* B ® *- eaclIn a Industry. hin the next seven years mo fart ctur «s will be the dominating l,. H or in r»wic Ufe and the chief austry ln the Unlte(1 stateiI> Th | S J e °Pinion of Jesse L. Laskey. 1 18 18 almost true now," said Mr. *,..**■ "Pictures rank in Importance 1 - tbe Printed word. The contact hiJ lf ' re direct and it is unlversui, for Ures reach every strain of society." Hon Idaho State News Items. A new school boort is«t|p of ÿno . UOO is proposed at Sand-point. □ A Latah county farmer has been offered $28 a tou for his alfalfa crop. A cloudburst and did $00,000 damage in country orchards were washed away. wind aod rain the Palouse night. Tuesday Some unrooted and wheat State Teachers' examinations will be held io the county seats of all counties in tbe state, July 22 24, according to announcement fron, tbe board of education office. tbe 23 and ; Practically 12,000 acres of valuable tirnher land bave been the state through tha clearlisting of 11.914 acres of indemnity school lands io the Coeur d'Alene district. received by Eight applicants for chiropractic licenses In the state of Idaho were examined by the state board chiropractors Wednesday, under tbe auspices of the bureau of license, of which Paul Davis is in charge. of James Napier of Elk River was fined $25 and costs for hunting without a license at Elk River, according to reports made to tbe state iflnue warden's department. C. J. Bowman of Rupert was fined $25 and costs and bis gun was confiscated for shooting grouse out of season on Little Wood river by H. H. Lewis of Hailey, according to reports received Friday by tbe game warden's office. Over four million bushels wheat will be grown in Idaho during 1920 than in 1919, according to the estimate of Julius H. Jacobson, agricultural statistician for Idaho. mon George E. Horton, of Moscow, has . b " eD afeptMated distant supervisor of vocational trade's gwd industries by the state bhand of education, accord ing to announcement made from tbe slate board of education office Wednesday. George Venovich, an Austrian rancher of Culver Spur near Sand point, was trampled to death when he fell UDder his team which had become frightened and threw him from the seat on the wagon. Mrs. Ernest Coburo of Granite creek has been found guilty by Probate Judge G. H. Martin at Sandpoint for the illegal transporta tion of fish. Mrs. Coburn sent five trout to Spokane in a registered package. This announcement was made through the state game wardeu's office Saturday moroiug. Sheepmen come under tbe provis ions of the state workmen's compen sation act and are not to be classed as farm laborers, according to an opinion from Attorney General Roy L. Black's office, in answer to an inquiry from the Fall Creek Sheep company of American Falls. t the. state "With the heip of constabulary, every man and every company selling stock in the state without a license from the bauk commissioner's office io violation of the'blue sky law' will be arrested," said Miles S. Johnson, special attorney of lbe bank commissioner's department to enforce the -blue sky law," upon his return to Boise from a trip to northern Idaho. Idaho's public utilities commission has granted the Clearwater telephone lines, Samson Snyder, proprietor, an increase io tbe ibtes of telephone Lewis ami charges in Clearwater, Nez Perce counties* wOere tbe C.ear The water lines are in operation. was granted after evidence increase was shown that the pris-jut revenue for operating insufficient was expenses, taxes, reasonable return on the value or the service,'and that the did not provide fur future reveuue depreciation. • i H . Sixty Per Cent Caused By Careless Visitors. Forest fire expehdltores on the Interrnountaln nntlo'nal forests dur ing the fiscal year wtjich closed June 30 totalled *290,000. This figure represents the actual cash outlay for labor, supplies and equipment used in suppressing over 700 fires, most of which occurred during the hazardous period of last Juif, August and Sep tember. tt does hot Include the cost of the time spent In fire suppression by the regular forest organizations, nor the damage ta the forest resources which amounted to approximately an equivalent amount. Over 60 per cer t of the forest fires which caused tills heavy economic loss were due to careless visitors to the national forerts, a big share of them by campers who "didn't know their campfires were loaded," or in other words went away and left them unextiDguished. The hazardous Beason is here again,. Natural coadit ons are somewhat more favorable than a year ago god forest service officials are relying upon this Tact, improved methods, a vigor ous campaign to secure public co operation and absolute enforcement of the state and federal laws against careless or wilful setting of flies to hold down tbe fire losses between now and fall. FROM OVER TEE COUNTY POST FALLS Mr. and Mrs. Barry Peters are the parents of a gUUwrn June 29. A night shift wa$ put on at the box factory. The Wellwood farm north of Hauser lake has been sold to James Matbesou of Morsm prairie. Tbe alfalfa farmers of East Green acres have been busy haying. Otto Holt and family of Pleasaot View lost their bouse by fire while they were speodiog the 4lh at Newman lake. The parents of li. W. Kuapp spent the 4th and 5lh at the Knapp home, says tbe Hauser Lake correspondent to the Advaoce. Monday afternooo, they all motored lo Rathdrum. Mr. Knapp, Sr., was very much pleased with tbe country between Rathdrum and Post Falls. SPIRIT LAKE Fire which broke out 10 the slash ings of the cedar camp of the Panhandle lumber company, about 8 miles cast of Spirit lake Saturday afternooo, destroyed cedar polee valued at about $15,000. The polee had been prepared for sending dowD the tloorn Sunday. The tire burned fiercely for a time It was kept out of tbe standing limber. By the rain Suuday aod Monday nights, the danger period of forest fires, which bad already arrived, has been deferred for a rnootb. The Spirit Lake base ball players claim they received unfair treatment at Newport wbeo they lost the game and a prize of $309. They have since challenged Newport to a return game with a purse of $1000 on each side as t he prize. The priests and scholastics, who have been camping at Robertson island, have returned to Spokane. H r Schenker and son have eastern trip returntd fiom an CŒUR D'ALENE Mrs. Emily Nefbouse died Monday borne, 818 Foster after a lingering illness. The morning at her avenue, i funeral was held Wednesday. Newhouse was boro Juoe 11, 1848, in Medina, Ohio. Mrs. She spent most of her fife In Minnesota, moving to Idaho 14 years ago. She Is survived by two ■ons, four grand children, five sisters md two brothers. Her husband, B. J. Newhouse. died here October 18, last. a in is at F jr D Hubert Keller, star of tbe Regatty contestants aod Elmer Johnson, haw packed Into tbe woods up lake Coeur TAleoe, and intend to spend a two weeks outing, after which Keller will keep In shape hewing timber lo tbe •voods pod incidentally gathering a bankroll for the coating college year. He will be out for football at the University of Washington this fall. v BUs Ida Schneider, of this city,was married to L. H. Addington, of Harrlsop, June J4tb. The marriage, which has been kept secret, comes as a complete surprise to ber many friends. Miss Schneider is well known here, having taught io tbe Park school for the past several years. i Melvin Lowery of Rathdrum Prairie was badly bruised Saturday morning when tbe team be was dfiv* log bolted and Ithrew him to tie pavement on tbe corner of Third aod Lakeside streets. Mr. Lowery was taken lo the Reed hospital. Fatigued from the loug, gruellltg democratic national convention a( San Francisco. National Committee nian R. H. Elder aod delegate-at large Dwight Lee!pei, of the Idaho delegation, arrived in the city Satur day. Tbe Kootenai County farmers union held its tlrsi annual picnic, at Conk ling park, last Saturday, over 500 picnickers making the trip on tbe steamer, Georgia Oakes, which was chartered for the occasion. Tbe Presbyterian church Is host to the 8ft,od ut Coring their meeting hem this week. Two 'hundred and ninety-five ministers and a représenta live from each church constitute the Synod. Former United Statés Senator Fred T. Dubois, of Idaho, arrived in Coeur d'Alene last Saturday from tbe demo cratic convention at San Francisco, for a visit. County Sup't R. C. Entiers announces an examination of appli cants for teachers.' certificates of all grades, Including state aod county at the court house beginning Thursday, July 22. Jack Finoey has purchased tbe Ford aod Fordson Agency at Rock ford, Wash., from E. J. Mitchell, of that city, aod will take charge August 1st. d lo Forty tueo hâve signified their wil lingness to join a cavalry troop at Coeur d'Alene. Seveoly arc needed. F. R Pettephéf filed suit Friday, against E. D. Houser fdr alleged vio lation of a logging contract. It is estimated , 12,000 atteuded the regatta July 5. persons Usual Kffoct cf M4. The most remarkable effect of tbe cold which a member af one of the antarctic expeditions noticed was the loss of touch In tho fingers. It was almost complete. "Suppose you want ed to look for a knife in kitbag,** be said, "you would get It in your band and not know It, and tt was the same with everything we handled. We saw that we picked It up. and aaw that we held the article; we could not feel that we had It** He added that tt was not possible to shave, because the akin became Irritated and sore, while If tbe beard grew too long It attracted moisture, snd then froze into a block. The only thing to do was to keep the beard and mustache clipped close. of New potatoes were down to 9 cents a pound in the Spokane market Wednesday. - WATER FOR LAWNS Bay Be Charged For.-City Budget Adopted.-Bil!s. The Rathdrum village budget, carrying $6056,'50 for the cutrçpt iscal year, regular meeting of the board of trustees Tuesday evening. The amount tô be raised by taxation's approximately $3500 and will require a levy of 15 mills on the valuation of 1234,000. :ion fixing the levy is to bp adopt ed at a future meeting. Some features of the ordinance were discussed and arguments were advanced favoring a schedule of rates including charge for lawn sprinkling such as other towns have. This, it was minted out, would bring up the amount of revenue from W3ter rents, the volume of which has fallen off several hundred dollars io recent years by reductions made in individual cases from time to time, and by failure to restore the former rate when the individual circumstances justified it. More drastic enforcement of the preser t ordinance was also discussed, view of the fact that the dry season is at hand again, the water mittee deems it advisable that citizens should be urged to te careful with the use of water and not waste it share. The board voted that $20 a month be allowed the catetaker of the park. It. was planned to burn the grata at the west end of First street as soon as ft is sufficiently dry in order to remove a fire menace from that direction. The following bills were allowed: R"C Itoscou care of park 2 mos.$40 Rathdrum Gr.&Sup. Co. lumber 3 20 F M White repairing sidewalk aod city dump 13 30 lot. Utilities Co. phone rent jr W Flemming marshal W W Bcnuett, treasurer D C Davenport, cutting weeds 22 » Rathdrum Elec. Co., Juoe light 79 50 Tribune, publishing estimate 10 was adopted at the A resolu water a In com in order to get their < i M 8 . 15 30 Had Fingers Blown Off. Plummer, Idaho, July JU.—lvy aid Carl Read, tbe 12-year-uld d wghter and 7-ycar old son of Mrs. Ada Read, a widow living on the outskirts of town, found a dynamite cip last night by the roadside. The children took the cap home tud the girl lighted a match ami applied It to the cap, which exploded, blowing off the ends of her thumb and the first aud socoud fingers close lo the second joint. She was also badly powder-burned 00 oue side of the face. The lad was slightly burned about the face. Increased Spud Crop. Boise, Idaho.—Southern Idaho will produce for 1920 10,260 cars of pota toes from an acreage of 34,900 acres, according to a report contained la tbe weekly farm market bulletin of Friday's issue, published by the state department of agriculture. Miles Cannon, commissioner of agriculture, released tbe department's estimate July 8th. Idaho's potato crop Is an advance over the 1919 production, which was slightly under 7000 cars. Estimates for tbe 1920 crop of 10,260 carloads are based 00 a total acreage yield of 100 sacks to tbe acre aod an estimate of 340 sacks to tbe car.