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THE RATHDRUM TRIBUNE VOL. XXIX, NO. 20 f 1.50 PEU YEAR HATHDBUM, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12. 1928 BAD BUSY SESSION Business Done By Town Board Tuesday Night. The village board met Tuesday evening with Chairman Leo Lentsch and Trustees H. A. Krueger, A. A. Berges and A. T. Gaston present. Complaints were made of dis orderly conduct at recent dances held here, foul language used about the hall and noise of auto horns and open mufflers being used to disturb the peace and quiet of people residing in that vicinity. The board was informed that unless order could be main tained steps would be taken to stop the dances. Attorney Miles F. Egbers was instructed to draft an ordinance prohibiting the use of open muff lers in town. By unanimous vote it was order ed that the office of marshal be declared vacant. An order was made to refuse permission to anyone to pile or unload logs on any street in vicinity of the Milwaukee transfer track. Some sidewalk on street was condemned and ordered The Mil the Idaho replaced with cement, waukee company was granted per mission to change the location of the sidewalk on Alturas street for 3 of the the greater convenience public. Authority was given to lease a part of Post and Gray street to Paul Tirnell until such time that the board may desire to the stteet intersection at that open point. The chairman appointed Trus tees Krueger and Gaston to gather the town tools, store them and procure a good lock for the tool Steps were taken with view to having all telephone and electric light poles along the main street set in close to the curb; also up room. to have the electric company com plete installation of meters, stipulated time for doing so having expired. Water rates were discussed and ■ . c .. . 1 the attention of the board being. . called to certain consumers who the the water are not paying because is never shut off, it was decided to employ a man to shut off the water at all vacant houses and where no rent is being paid. A few current bills were allowed. FROM OVER THE COUNTY POST FALLS E. Clifford Berry of the faculty has organized an orchestia of 23 pieces in tbe high school. Women of PostFalls have organized a chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance union. Cunningham is president. The total lax levy for Post Falls is «9.8 mills. Last year it was 58 mills. The village levy is 14 2 mills higher aod the school, highway, state and r )unty levies are slightly lower than last year. Tbe new siren fire alarm is a success. The water tank was emptied by flushing the mains for the purpose of purifying the water. The Mid-Valley fair is on today i:nd tomorrow. S. A. Mrs. SPIRIT LAKE The Chautauqua signers have laid plans (or a series of entertainments to raise money for the 1 y 24 programs. C. W. McCoy delivered bis bible lecture in SpiritLake Sept. 30. Tbe high shool athletes are devot ing their lime to football and have played games with several schools since the season opened. A number of homes are changing bands. HARRISON The Harrison shingle mill, owned and operated by H, A. Baumeister, was destroyed by fire at 1 a. m Satur day. The mill was built during tbe fall of 1921 and the spring of 1922 and had been running almost contin uously since, except fur the shutdown last winter owing to severe weather $15,000, It Is The loss is estimated at partially covered by insurance, not known whether the plant will be rebuilt. S. G. Osborn has traded bis ton truck for a home. A number of newcomers have settled in Harrison since spring. A pile driver was used in raising the steamer Knaggs which had sunk at its moorings. CŒUR D'ALENE Tbe new county jail is to be officially opened Nov- 12. Figures compiled by R. C. Egbers, superintendent, show the county school enrollment in the county to be 5,012 for all grades. Last year tbe enrollment was 4,728. James Edwards of Chatcolet was arrested on tbe charge of violating the national prohibition act. He was released on $500 bonds. T. As Weeks and August Ludwig trapped and shot a 200 pound brown bear at Dalton. Preparations are being made for the annual Red Cross roil call sched uled to begin Armistice day. Louis Larson, caught driving his car 58 miles an hour, was fined $20 and deprived of the privilege of dnv ing fur a period of 14 days. Ellis Martin and Floyd Anderburg, both of Spokane, were jailed and fined for petty larceny. Charles Wilk was appointed admin istrator of the estate of W. II Juy.in probate court Tuesday. icourt opened Monday and 1 were summoned to report Oct. 22. Eugene Ficklin, age 17, was com milled to tbe slate industrial school. While on parole be'stole an auto matic revolver. Methodist ministers of the Spokane district held a two-dav business meeting this week. Thirty pas'ors The October term of the district 25 jurors attended and Rev. N. M. Jones, district superintendent, presided. Thc sawmill of tbe Cœur d'Alene Lumber company was closed down last Saturday morning for an indefi □ ite period, due to the condition of the lumber market. Between 130 and 150 men were thrown out of employ ment. Guy Prichard, 44 years old, charged with breaking into and robbing the U. S. postoffice at Cataldo, waived preliminary hearing when arraigned before U. S. Commissioner L. M, Larson late Friday afternoon,and was bound over to federal court under $1,000 bond. In default of the bond he is being held in the county jail. Further experiment with the copper carbonate dust treatment for smut control will be necessary before it can be recommended uniescrvedly as a substitute for the bluestone treatment, according to a statement issued by Prof. C. W. Hungerford of the Idaho expeiiment station, report ing results of experiments conducted thus far. BALDY STRANG AND HIS BAGPIPES TO ENTERTAIN AT CHAUTAUQUA FESTIVAljsevea ■ m For several seasons the Baldy Strang Duo has been a red-letter at traction on the Lyceum and Chautauqua platform, star musical feature of one of the largest circuits of a large Eastern Bureau, which has reengaged them for next summer. Chautauqua Festival patrons are going to be surprised at the versatility, charm and artistic merit of this big little company's offerings on the opening night. Baldy Strang is a cornetist and French horn soloist of distinction, his bag-pipe playing rivals that of the noted pipers of Scotland, as a raconteur he has few equals, in character make-up and delineation he Is supreme, his Harry Lauder review Is worth going miles to see and his Scotch dialect stories are wholly delightful to hear. He is supported by Vella Nelderhauser Strang, contralto and pianist, whose solos add much to tbe musical worth of Last season it was the their program. Chautauqua Programs. Chautauqua festival programs— five big nights—to be presented at Fraternal hall are the following: BALDY STRANG Oct. 18, DUO.—Two artists, each thor oughly equipped to appeal to every audience. No duo on the platform has a greater versatility and none gives a more artistic and charming evenings' entertainment. Mr. Strang is a cornetist and French Horn soloist and his Scotch dialect stories are features Vella Neider Contralto and of every program, hauser Strang, pianist, is a true artist. Oct. 19, M ATTISON WILBUR CHASE, aptly called the "human interest lecturer", will present his famous lecture"Sight and Insight the second night. This lecture is the result of his many years' study It fairly teems with »» of mankind, old fashioned logic and good abundant "horse sense.' Oct. 20, EL DAY PLAY COM PANY, produced and coached by the famous Chicago Elias Day. The company present three one act plays—a comedy—a satire—a drama. EMMA DEE RAN producer, will Oct. 22, DLE, reader and entertainer, has almost unlimited repertoire. an Her work covers practically the entire field of literature from Shakespeare to character work. A delightful treat is in store for Chautauqua Festival patrons on the fourth night. Oct. 23, THE MEYER WIT A group of featuring EPSKIE TRIO. splendid violin, 'cello,piano and vocal solos, musicians, delightful chamber and music ensemble effects are obtain some ed instrumental^. The programs of these versatile artists are pleas ingly varied as to selections, rang ing from lighter to serious numbers and all of the highest artistic quality. Where State funds Go. Boise, Idaho.— Salaries and wages paid by tbe state govern ment in the two years of 1921 and 1922 totaled $2,504,614.15 out of a $5,066,045.12 spent from the general fund in the two years, according to a summary of the biennium's woik issued Friday by Georgs W. Lewis, state budget officer. Education received the largest slice of the payroll, the distribu tion being as follows: General government,$602,599.44 Protection to persons and pro perty, $202,864.50. Conservation and development of natural resources, $177,807.60. Health and sanitation,$46,420.39 Charities, hospitals, corrections, * 338 , 439 - 25 - Education, $1,018,219.19. Recreation, $15,973.78. Soldier relief. $33,95185. Administration of funds, $67, 267.25. Miscellaneous, $1076.83. Total, $2,504,614 15. Mr. Lewis' segregation of the total expenditures into classifica tions is an entirely new study of the two years' work. The follow ing list shows where the money went; Salaries and wages, $2,504,614. 15 Services other than personal, $738,849.60. Material, $133,046 75. Supplies, $569,359.98. Fixed charges, $256,004.93. Equipment, $280,129.74. Structural and uon-structural im provements, $44,219 06. Land and interest in lands, $14, I2+-37 Debts, obligations and refunds, $524,001.59. Losses,$1694.95. Total, $5,066,0+5-12. COUNTIES CAN'T PAY lo SonMed Owe State large Sum. Payment in full last week by Bingham county of its state taxes to the office of E. G. Gallet, state auditor, left seven Idaho counties which are still behind in payments due the second Monday in July. Under the new law, the consti tutionality of which tbe supreme court is expected to pass upon this month, the cost of tax delinquency is so lowered that, many county auditors say, it is cheaper for a man not to pay his taxes for the time being than it would be for him to borrow the money and pay them. This law provides that re demption may be made with pay* ment of interest at 7 per cent, and without penalty. It is - retroactive (or the years 1923, 1 921 and 1920. The effect is, some county auditors say, that landowners are letting their back taxes run until the last moment, while the counties, for running expenses, must borrow money at 7 per cent for lack of tax funds. This leaves the counties without money with which to pay their state taxes which, under tbe law, must be paid ahead of any other county expense. So far the following counties are still partially delinquent: Ada county, Jefferson county, Oneida county, Power county, Owyhee county, Jerome county, and Cassia county, which has net paid a cent and is in arrears for the entire amount of $68,212.90. The state auditor bad never yet had to put full pressure on any county. One county had been in arrears until December. Wails of their inability to collect county taxes are coming into ll e state auditor's office regularly. While many of the county auditors are not working under the new law, evidently acting under advjte of their county attorneys pending the supreme court decision, others are looking forward to the coining court ruling with the hope that it will give them a weapon with which to drive the delinquent tax payer into line. 8578.17 15,262.14 22,887.25 29,920.4+ 17,804.85 $ 3509-93 Vv State Interest Earnings. Boise, Idaho.—Total earnings of the state treasurer's office for the quarter ending September 30 from interest on deposited funds and interest on securities amounted to $24,661.55, it was announced in the quarterly report issued Friday. All but $2292.47 of this amount came from the interest on state funds on deposit in the banks of the state and two New York banks. The state has an average of between $2,000,000 and $3,000,000 on deposit at practically all times. Earnings from securities come from surplus funds invested in . There state and county warrants, was $121,068.18 invested in these securities at tbe end of September. Nearly one-third of the 36 , 000.000 pounds of wool produced on tbe Paci fic coast is used In thirteen western woolen mill*.