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VOLUME 2, NUMBER 63 OOEUR D'ALENE. IDAHO. SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 19. 19(17 PRICE FIVE CENTS NAVIGATES AIR FOR 500 MILES Across Three States and Lands in the Fourth St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 19.—Swing ing through the atmosphere at a speed roughly estimated at 22 miles an hour the United States signal corps balloon No. 10, in which Aeronauts J. C. McCoy and Captain Charles F. Chandler of the United States signal corps asoended here, passed over Illinois and Indiana and across Ohio and land in the vicinity of Point Pleasant, W. Va., The distance covered on a straight line measurment is approximately 500 miles, and the voyage won for the aeronauts the Lahm cup. The Lahm cup was instituted by the Aero Club of America, soon after the international raoes in Paris in 1906, at whioh Lieutenant Frank Lahm won the James Gordon Ben nett cup for the Aero Club of Amer ica. So joyful were the members of the club at the victory that the cup was named for the pilot of the bal loon "United States" and it was put up by the club to be won by the aeronaut who traveled more than 420 miles, the distance traveled by "United States" in the . Paris raoes, provided the start was made from American soil. Lieutenant Lahm never held the cup and this is the first time it was ever won. When the ascension was made here last evening it was the intention of the aeronaut to remain iu the air all night, as a test of the gas to be used by the balloons in the international aeronauts oontests which fcegius here next week. However, considering the liklihood that they might be carried a long distance, they went amply prepared for a long flight. ACCIDENT AT THE START. The balloon, with a capacity of 78,000 cubic feet of gas, was filled yesterday afternoon from the gas plant at Second and Rutger streets. A number of members of the aeronaut of St. Louis and visiting aeronauts were present when the ascent was made at 4:10 p. m. The balloon rose gracefully and suddenly veered, when a sharp wind struck it, colliding with the timbers that sup ported a high coal pile in the gas plant yard. The basket scraped a moment, threatening, but prompt work by the aeronauts in throwing out some sand ballast oaused the bal loon to shake istself free from the coal pile undamaged and shot straight up several hundred feet. Then it swept toward the northeast and was soon lost to view in the gloom of evening. The first report received from the aeronauts was a message dropped near Leesburg, Ohio, and telegraphed by a finder to the associated Press in Chicago. The message the balloonists had dropped at 6 a. m. and they were then traveling southeast rapidly. Later they were seen passing over Gallipolis, Ohio, and by the middle of the afternoon they were in West Virginia in the vicinity of Point HELPS WALL STREET New Pork, Oct. 19-—William G. Rockefeller, assistant treasurer of William g. rockefeller Pleasant. Theie the balloon started up the Kanawha valley, according to a long distance telephone to St. Louis. Members of the international balloon oontest committee and other aeronauts here last night spoke of the flight with great enthusiasm, saying that it will establish a memorable epoch in balloon sailing. SEEN IN WEST VIRGINIA. Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 19.—A mes sage received by the associated Press from Fairmont, W. Va., says: "A blue light far above town wbb distin guished shortly after 1 o'olook this morning. The light is rapidly mov ing eastward. It is believed here to be that of the army balloon, which started from St. Louis Wednesday evening. THE CHURCHES. Christian science services will not be held in this city tomorrow as a number of members wish to attend a lecture in Spokane. Presbyterian church—On Sabbath morning the sermon will present the "Relationship of God and Humni ty. " "Belief and Confession, or thought and its expression,' will be the subject at the evening service. The complete organi zation of the church in societies for' the ladles and the gentlemen and for the young people is being carried out. And these organizations are arranged to include all persons in the conrgegations or who are not con nected with other churches in the city. Prayer meetings on Wednesday evenings and choir rehearsals on Friday evening at the ohurob. Methodist church—''An Every Day Promise for Every Day Christians" will be the theme of the Rev. Mr. Fry at the Methodist chruch next Sunday morning. In the evening he will speak on "The Gospel of the Fisrt and Second Step." Iu this theme the speaker will seek to answer two important questions, viz. "To whom shall we confess our sins, and by whom do we expect to be forgiven?" Music by the chorus choir under the leadership of Mrs. Norquiet will be as follows: Morning anthem "U Sing unto the Lord" l Emerson) Evening anthem "Savior again in Thy Dear Name We Raise," (Lys berg) Response "Father of Heaven," (Handel.) Reform Rallies.—Dr. G. L. Tufts, of the International Reform Bureau, will address the people in three ser vices tomorrow. At 11a. m. at the Baptist church, bis theme will be, "Jesus the King over Coeur d'Aleue and Idaho." From 3 to 4 p. m. at the Presbyterian church a mass meet ing for all the churches and citizens in general will be held to hear Dr. Tufts' lecture upon "War Against the Big Four Evils." At 7:30 in the evening he will deliver an ad dress at the Swedish church on "The (Continued on Page 1) the Standard Oil company of New Jersey, testified vesterdBy iu the gov ernment's suit for the dissolution of the oil combine, that the Standard was a heavy lender of its surplus funds in Wall street, for which it obtained the prevailing rates of in terest. Mr. Rockefeller made this! declaration when asked to account for the loans of #32,000,000 made by the Standard Oil company of New York in 1906 to "interests other! than the Standard." Concerning the $20,000,000 loan to P. S. Trainer by the Southern Pipe Line company Mr. Rockefeller •aid he had no knowledge. After several statements concerning the business of the Standard's pip* line had been placed in evidence an ad- '< jouniment of the hearings wss an nounced until December 2, iD order that counsel may have time to go over the evidence developed. The Press Publishing Co., the Print Shop by the lake, prints for particular i>eople. REV. RIDDELL ON MARRIAGE He Wants a Leap Year Every Twelve Months. Spokane, Wash., Oct. 18.—"Grab a husband, but don't court. The oourtlng woman is too cheap. I be lieve that if a woman love* a man aha should not be restricted by the arti ficialities or society from telling him so. I wish there was a leap year every 12 months, for where women choose, 1 notice there are uo di vorces. ' ' Rev. Newton N. Riddel, of Chi cago, made the foregoing remarks in the course of a lecture on "Matri mony" at First Methodist church last night, when 1,500 men and women broke into applause, inter rupting the speaker fully half a min ute. Mr. Riddell spoke broadly of the subject of marriage, pointing out its duties, also what is to be sought and what to avoid, and in developing the general theme he laid emphasis upon the necessity of regrading marriage with greater seriousness, adding in part: "Every young woman has the right to epxect to be married some time if she is of healthy, strong pbysiqne and normal in every way, and abonld do so. It is deplorable that more young women and girls are not taught to look forward to do mestio life as their future lot. It ia unfortunate that the girls of this land oan finish the high schools aud uinveraities and know ao little of what real, ear-neat domeetio life means to them. If the girls spent half as much time in decorating the lnaide of their heads as in deooratieg the outside, the world would be better. Don't live by the fashion plate. We Deed to have young women trained to be wives and mothers. " RESTORE OLD TRAILS Rib the Forest of Nation With Good Roads. Washington, Oct. 19.—Page Ban ker, supervisor of the Lewis and Glark national forest in Montana, authorized to expend $3500 in con struction of roads and bridges, will utilize $2l75 in building a trail along the general route of the historic old Indian trail from Echo lake to Coal banks, along Flathead river in Bedrock canyon. Bunker will co operate with the county authorities on building the bridge and trail. As revenues of the forest servioe increase such improvements will be made throughout the national forests until all forests are ribbed with good roads and dangerous streams spanned with bridges. FOOD ADULTERATION Prof. Hiram T. French, of the agricultural department of tbe state university, located at Moscow, gave a most instructive and interesting talk last night at the Presbyterian oburcb on the subject of pure food and its adulteration. He stated, at some length, the beuefits of tbe pure food law and how it effected tbe average citizen. He illustrated his ponita by displaying samples of poisons and adniterated food. He elaimed there were in numerable coloring matters and dyea extensively used for the purpose of making salebale certain products. These dyes are inserted in the pro duct in spite of tbe state and na tional Iwas; however, a short time ago there was little if any law on tbe sub ject. Tbe object of tbe most of the coloring matter ia to give the food a good appearance. There has been a great change since tbe pure food laws have gone into force. He re lated how coloring matter called ben zoate of soda, was inserted in catsup in order, it was claimed, to keap it from souring. This claim bar been found to be false. Cream, sooalled, was another subject be discussed. Much of tbe milk before tbe passage of the law was labeled cream although the butter fat aggregated not more than 12 per cent and in many oases about four per oent, wbereaa cream held 18 per cent of butter fat. He told bow milk of an inferior grade was made to appear like cream. A substance called cream tbickaner was poured into tbe milk, making it thick. This contained not over fonr per oent butter fat. In time this substance proves vary injurious, especaily to tbe young and to tbe weak- Another illustration w.t givan of alleged smoked ham, a sub AFTER BARBER LUMBER CO. May Also Take District Attor ney Ruick's Scalp. Washington, Oot. 19—Assistant Attorney General Burch arrived here yesterday, held an all day oonfereoe with Attorney General Bonaparte, and then said: "It is agreed between us that all oriminal oases grow lug out of the Barber Lumber company cases iu Idaho will be proaeouted vigorously expecting that against Horace Rand of Burlington, Iowa, who has con vinced the government by document ary evidence of his innocence, and hia case will be dismissed. Iu all other extradition proceedings, when necessary, will be carried threugh and trials will be begun as soon as possible against John Kincaid, Prit chard and others. The equity case against the Brabei Lumber oompany to recover 17,000 acres, valued at $500,000, will be prosecuted vigorously. The case involving United States District Attorney Ruiok will he re ferred to the president by tbe at torney general as soon as the presi dent returns from Louisiana. It la expected a warm ooutroveisy will be raised over United States District Attorney Ruick on the score of charges of improper conduct in ref erence to the case against Senator Borah at- Boise. It is the impres sion here that tbe department of jus tice Is disposed to defeud Mr. Ruick, and that representations will be made to the president that tbe opposition to Mr. Ruick is a stieuuous attempt to induce the president to remove him. Senatoar Hey burn professes ignor ance of all issue iu tbe Kuiok case. Senator Heyburu ia here, to lemain until cougress. He is preparing a report for tbe joint committee of the house aud seuate uu revaion of fed eral law. MILWAUKEE MEN IN TOILS. Milwukee, WIs., Oct. 19.—Six prominent Milwaukee ineu charged with conspiracy to defraud the gov ernment out of valuable ooal land in Colorado were yesterday held for tiial at Denver, United Slates Com missioner Hloodgood having held that the government had made out a prima facie oase. The men thus Im plicated are Guy D. Goff, Charles F. Hauler, T. J. l'erccles, J. M. Per ecles of the Wisconsin Coal Mining oompany, and Chauncy Jones and Elias Arnold of the Fedreul Coal aud Iron oompany. Tbe commissioner discharged C. S. Carter, C. E. Cauright, W. 8. John son and H. D- Wehr, against whom indictments also had been returned. stance being smeared upon tbe out side which was so strong that it pen etrates the bam through and through. The substance is called Zauzabar of carbon and is very injurious although it makes the ham appear as though thoroughly smoked, nothing of the kind having been done. An embalming fluid called freezem was extensivley used to preserve milk or cream. A certain creamery iu south Idaho placed a small portion of this mutter in its cream which would keep the milk for many days without souring. This was sold ex tensively over the state when the food commissioner was told by a lady what excellent cream and milk a particular biaud was. which made bim suspicious. Upon investigation he lamed where tbe creamery was located and wheu he made a visit there, although the proprietor denied any knowledge of such fluid, be found five or six boxes, labeled oats, in tbe garret of tbe creamery. He said saocharine which wss 500 times sweeter than sugar was extensively used in oanuing purposes. Field peas of little value were sweetened and made to appear as good as gradeu peas He claimed that one grain of oaf fine which teuded to make people addicated to tbe drink habit, was very often insetted in coca ccia, causing in time from leu or twelve cops to be Instill!oent to satisfy tbe drinker. He stated babies often died from these poisons inserted in foods and people wondered what the affliction was. He claimed that pore food was very mucb a matter of edcuatiori. When people became acquai-ted with tbe iujoriooe effects of the adultera Gone they would insist upon tbe purty of tbelr food*. UNVEIL G. A. R. MONUMENT Impressive Ceremonies and Ad dress at Forest Cemetery. Ibe old aoldiera bad charge of the city of Coeur d'Alene today. From the early trains whioh arrived over tbe electrto line until late In tb after noon tbe familiar unlfoim was in evi dence, portraying too plainly the feat thinning ranks of the boys of 1861 aud yet inoulcatlng tbe leeeon of patriotism as iu no other way. About 10 o'clock the local G. A. R. poet met at the train and aaoorted to Sander's hall a number of visiting soldiers aud members of tbe W. K. C., coining from Spokane. Here the iooal women of tbs Relief Corps served an elaborate dinner. At 2 p. m., the procession was formed at the corner of Fourth and Sherman streets. It oonatated of the members of the local post, the visit ing soldiers, the members of tbe Wo mau'i Relief Corps, tbe malttla and others, both a foot and In vehicle*. Arriving at tbe monument, which has a base of over 8 feet and stands 15 feet high, Mayor Soallon called tbe assembly to order in a few well chosen wot da. Tbe program was muslo by tb* drum and fife, the un veiling by Captain Siacho, quartette, "Star Spangled Banner;" address, J, M. Flynn; drum and fife; hymn, "America'' and closing remarks and thanks by Poet Commander McKlI lips. Uou. John M. Flynn, tbe well known attorney,delivered the address. "Gathered here where our soldiers lie bulled," he said in part, "we meet for a purpose whieb softens the sadness usually associated with visits to toe bums of tbe dead. We meet to ntaik the last oauipiug ground of the men who gave tbe beet they bad for their country's welfare. Worn with tbe toil that began more than forty years ego in march and selge aud battle, they have been straggling into this camp oue by oue, bare to rest tbelr weary bodies and patiently wait for the last,lone survivor's com ing home. Only few remain and soon they will join their mating comrades. "It is but fitting that they ahould raise this monument, to perpetuate the memory of their brave comrades. Death cannot dim the memories horn In the strenuous times of battle nor cau it weaken the bond of comrade ship which has been so steadily strengthened by the Grand Army of tbe Republic for so many yeias. The members of that army every where tlumgbout the laud are doing what you are doing today. And they are at the same time bulldiug a inou urneul for themselves. Not iu vain glory are they doing this, but airnply as a tribute to the worth of their dead eortuudes. All are joining to leave every community tbe simple aud expereasive monument of the soldier which will tell to Americans for gen erations to come that tbe men who lie beneath It were tbe preservers of that government whose protection they enjoy. "Truly ia the Aimy of tbe Repub lic a Grand Army. Long ago they used to say that in a year or two tbe A SHOT AT FAIRBANKS CHARLES W. FAIRBANKS. Grand Army will have passed away, the last tottering comrade will have ceased hia weary journey, the last empty aloev* will have ceased IU useless function. They did not real ise the strength of thoa* soldiers; they did not pans* to tblnk that tha kind Providenoe that warded off tbe death stroke in a hundred battles would still preserve tboae old heroes and stretob out tbelr years of paaaa long enough to let them forget some of the sorrowe of war. They are for ge ting that here In our own land brother fought against brother, country-man against country-man. On numerous battlefields and In hundreds of cemeteries on* monu ment serves for tbe soldiers of the blue and of tbe gray and 1 venture to say that not a single man, woman or child who has given tbe slightest ** sistance iu tbe erection of Uila monu ment would not as oheerfuly ooutri bute to ereot a like monament for tbe breve men who fought for the lost cause. "Death la tbe great lavelar of rank aud of persona. Tboae who 11* here aud will lie bar* represent, per bapa, all eorU of obarseter. This monument will reoord only this fact that they were eoldiera; that they fought for tbelr country aud preserved it Intaot for their children and tbelr children's olldren. W* are commem orating today deed* and evaata whioh will live forever. In marking the final resting place for that com paratively email number that did not answer to the roll oall of death on the battle field, we ere adding oar l>ng* to tbe book of prelee that la ba iug written In every pert of this broad land to piepetuat* tb* glory of tbe men who saved It from de struction. " Mr. Flynn continued hls address by quotlug largely fium that elo quent and memorable address of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg. About 500 people were at tb* un veiling. Tb* oeremonlee from first to last ware very impreselv* and tb* monument as well aa tbe entire pro gram reflected very favorably upon tbe industry end patriotism of those having tbe affair in charge. Tlie old eoldiera of Coeur d'Alene have planted a monument in Forest cemetery about which tba patriotism of years aud generations shall oluatar. Odd Fellows Return. The members of tbe local 1 O. O. K. lodge returned today from Caldwell, where they attended the grand lodges. Mrs. Hattie 1. Smith wuh honored by beiug appointed grand inner guard of tba state asm biy aud P. W. Johnson wss placed upon the law aud order oommittee. The mem tiers had a moat pleasant time, taking a trip to Boise wkll* away. The treatment accorded them could not be better. Among those attending, were Mead ernes L. Roper, P- W. Johnson, Hattie I. Bmltb, Frad Wilson, Miss Minnie Hedal and Meseers Gui Yager, P. W. Johnson and Gove. Kansas City, Mo., Oot. 19.—Tbe Presbyterian synod of Missouri, now in Herndon here, adopted a report laet night commending tbe Indiana Meth odist conference for refusing to send Vice President Fairbanks as a dele gate to the general confsreue* at Bal timore, "for tbe reaaou that be bad allowed cookatila to be eeived at a publio dinner to President Roose velt. " Tbe report waa debated with ani mation and Mr. Fairbanks' name was eliminated, reference Instead being made to a "high offlolal In the couocile cf church and nation." "Human Hearts." No expense whatever has bean spared by W. EL Nankevili* to make this season's production of "Uumaa Hearts" a notable one. New scen ery baa been prepared for tbe present tour, end tbe acting company la. It poeeihle, tuc beat ever yet employed to enact this starling melodrama.