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Ln v a* * «2 y KOOTENAI, IDAHO. SATl i*AY, JULY II, 1891. NO. 2. VOL. 1 . THE KOOTENAI HERALD Hsned "Everj Saturday By S. D, TAYLOR, Proprietor. ■ . SUBSCRIPTION RATES. ,p; oo . i oo One ; ear. Hix months. .Three, œnuths. SIu«les conies. 1 00 a No paper will be sent to any address unless paid fori» advance. • AI»tKi: I Si Ml KATES TER MONTH. fi.5o*aï for 1-Inch space. V-..M) ps} !, for Much épave. î.i.'fco pi j« ford Inch space. é&.ü 1 ) prj s for one-fourth of a column. AH.00 peys for one-half ot a column. 112.50 p*\ s for one column. for one-oIffttth of « douole column. $5.00 jmv i for one quarter ol a double column^ ■* ?:2.0d).a s lor one-lialf of a double column. $20 On pa s for one double column. IjjcaTre ding notleeS.'V) to '25 cents-per line each limer don, according to the »attire of the adveriisejnout. CORRESPONDENCE y from a'l parts oi theTanhandle. AH »Squei should be accompanied by the writer's name, uot ueceasarity for publication, but as a y irantee of reliability. 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An English syndicate has purchased the,South Boston iron works. The Missouri exhibit at the World's Fair has been favorably located. Buffalo (N. Y.) schools are closed on account of malignant diphtheria. The supposed coal fields of Iowa arc found to be only a collection of pockets. A syndicate of New Yorkers are nego tiating for the purchase of the Boston Joxima-L * Ex-Governor Foraker of Ohio has just realized $70,000 iroin a sale of lands in Arkansas. Women crusaders at Mendota, Mo., destroyed all the liquors iq the village drug store. j Kansas millers are seeking foreign markets which are furnished them under the reciprocity act. , Farmers in Maine and Vermont are planting their potatoes and corn over .again, the cold, damp weather having killed the first crop. After many years of envious rivalry a movement has' been started to unite Minneapolis and St. Paul as one manic ipality under the name of Federal City. Davenport, la., claims to be the healthiest place in-the world to live in. During the last year thé proportion of deaths to the population was only 10.07 to every i,t)00. An air-lhip company has been char tered in Burlington, la., with a. capital of $10,000,000, to build air ships and waft passengers in them between that city and New A ork. Canada is arranging to secure an inde pendent determination of her latitude and longitude. Wishes to find out per Sf r PPe away fr0m the mother #ib •• Tlie gup ls raging with great fatality along the coast of Nova Scotia and New founclland. Whole families and whole crews of vessels have been attacked. A famine is imminent. A fatal disease is destroying the peach trees of Georgia, and the only means known of staying its progress is the burning of the affected trees, which, is «BBSSt*!«** V> " B-.'-A, Bureau of Agriculture at Washington, *. The Secretary of the Interior has ap proved the contract for repairing the great Casa Grande prehistoric ruin near the Gila river in Arizona. The sum of $2,000 was appropriated by the last Con gress. The total capital invested in timbered lands and standing timber according to the reports of the timber establishments States is as follows : is Michigan, $45,580,478; Wisconsin, $34, 003,044 ; Minnesota, $5,701,924. President Untermeyer of New York and the Directors of'the Honey Peak Consolidated Tin Company have decided immediately to commence the erection of a tin-concentrating plant of 2,500 in gots daily capacity at Hill City, S. D. The ballot-reform passed by the Illi nois Legislature, as signed bv the Gov ernor, shows Section 28, which provides that no ticket peddler shall be allowed within 100 feet of the polls on election day, is missing entirely from the bill. The Federal expenditures so far dur ing the present month have exceeded the receipts by about $8,000,000, corre sponding to the sum paid for pensions; but the balance will now be rapidly turned the other way, insuring a reason able surplus at the end of the month. George Bidwell, the famous Bank of England forger, lectured in Portland, Me., the other evening. It will be re membered that he was released from Chatham prison, England, about six vears ago through the efforts of a num ber of prominent men, who believed that he had thoroughly repented. The sugar-cane planters entitled to bounties have been heard from. They number 800. The bounty is a matter of great importance in Louisiana. One large planter in that State lias already bonded for 5,000,000 pounds to be raised during the next season. This bounty, if paid to him, will be a bonus of $10,0( 0. The Swiss Minister at Washington has written to the Governor of Virginia for information respecting the adaptability of the soil of the State for growing ce reals, saying that there is a widespread disposition on the part of his country men to immigrate and settle in such a State as was best recommended to them. One of the railway tunnels under the Hudson connecting New York city with the Jersey shore at Hoboken will be fin ished in about six months. From end to end it will be 13,000 or 14,000 feet long. The motive power of the traine will probably be electricity. jewels to the value of over $1,000 in a >ox at the altar to be melted, because to sell them in their present form would be tempting others. Rev. Dr. Corradine, pastor of the Cen tenary Methodist Episcopal Church at St. Louis, preached a sermon several weeks ago against the wearing of jew elry, and called upon his flock to give up their costly trinkets ; and a large num ber of men and women deposited their PACIFIC COAST. I A ten-mile pipe line to Si 1 »• Monica j from the oil weils near Lot^^igeles proposed, The attendance of school ei Offre n at Spokane this year Is 3,721. i .ust year it was 2,704. Ilorsetldeves are again depredations in the caste Washington. More than 1,600 notaries j F 'lie have been appointed since Was' : -iton be* came a State. Tbe Ashland Tiding *i says ff.ut 00,000 boxes' of peaches will be ship ed from that thriving locality this season. Frost in the upper valleys . f Mason, Jacks and Carson districts. has completely laid the potato virf Various counties in Oregon ; e issuing bonds for required improve Joints, and these in every instance are s./il at a pre m j un]u The schooner Premier has arrived at g an Francisco from Pirate V ve. ve . ae t wa8 reported wrecked,% ith total los8 o( the ^ Q j. M. Burke"has won his s- |t against the Bunker llill and Sulliv h Mining Company otWardtaer, Idaho, it involved title to property valued at &* |ïfcl mill • dollars *. the at to • it Governor Toole of Neva' J has ap pointed thirty delegàri s to tin A rid Land Convention, u ''ich meets jir •'alt Lake City September To to discii ^ iS irriga tion question. 4 .» . . , '■■■'-•>* ->V 'U; gima and Truckee railroad shops night and davon machinery for river mills, which are now running at full blast on Frost Lays Low Potato Vines-in Nevada. 4 THE ARID LAND CONVENTION. Southern California Count!' Adopt a Graduated Schedule u As . . sessing - Fruit Tree^ '»mitring part of s low. The which are now running at on n Comstock ores. Sixty men are at work on the Hemet reservoir in the San Jacinto Mountains, When completed it will create a lake of three square miles, with an average depth of thirty-five feet. TV,«» Tnrlians at Arriba N M defv the TîSÂàCauthm Hes and'a strong have been doing damage and threaten ing lives. Warrants have been issued at San Di for the members of the Seamen s g ego Union who assaulted the captain of the steamer Hounslow and cruelly beat two others who had assisted the captain in securing a crew. President Woodruff and George Q. Cannon of the Mormon Church in an interview'have defined the position of the church in regard to politics, which they say will no longer attempt to seek power in that way. San Diego is delighted over the fact that Prof. Fames of Pittsburg, the well known iron manufacturer, is prospecting at the former place with the view of es tablishing an iron plant there of 100 tons daily capacity. The Bradstreet mercantile agency re ports twenty-seven failures in the Pacific Coast States and Territories for the past week, as compared with fifteen for the previous week and sixteen for the cor responding week of 1890. The proposition for an outfall to the of the sewerage of Ix>s Angeles is being discussed in the City Council of that city. It is believed that the propo sition, although twice defeated at the polls, will eventually be carried. A $100,000 endowment iund is being raised for the Pacific Methodist College. Dr. Kelly of Nashville, the newdy elected President, will take charge of the school, provided the endowment is raised. Sev eral Eastern professors have also been engaged. Three Piute Indians—one buck and two squaws—convicted in the District Court at Winnenmcca, New, of killing the Indian " witch," have been sentenced ten years each in the State prison. It is the first conviction in Nevada for such an offense. tet Southern California counties have adopted a graduated schedule of rates for assessing fruit trees, which they will recommend to the Assessors of the State, with the request that prior to the next assessment the Assessors of fruit-pro ducing counties meet in convention to discuss the same. The San Antonio Electric Light and Power Company has been formed to sup ply Pomona with power for lighting and manufacturing. Water wheels and gea erators will be put in at the mouth of San Antonio canyon, thirteen miles from Pomona, whence power will be conveyed "over a heavy copper wire. THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. Arizona Indians Threaten to Kill the Whit* Copulation. The sum of $1,204,716,000 has been paid to the survivors of the war of 1812, the Mexican war and the war of the Revolution. Acting Secretary Spaulding has di rected that the three Chinamen arrested at Detroit for entering this country in violation of law shall be sent to San Francisco for deportation to China. The Chinese legation at Washington has received advices stating that quiet has been restored at Woo Hoo, China, and that the Chinese government has taken steps to prevent further outbreaks. Captain Colton, Commissioner of the Latin-American Department of the World's Fair, and who is now in British Honduras, reports to the government that the colony haB given him much en couragement in regard to his mission and agreed to accept the invitation from the United States at the next meeting of the Council. Commissioner Morgan of the Indian Bureau has received a telegram from Su perintendent of the Moqui Pueblo In dian School in Ream's Canyon, A. T., in which he states that the Indians are threatening to kill the whites and forci bly take their children from the school. TheCommissioner referred the telegram to the War Department, with a recom mendation that additional reinforce ments lie forwarded and the ringleaders in the present trouble be arrested and held pending the difficulty. The present trouble has grown out of the fact that the Indians are opposed to having their children attend school. • The Chilian insurgent commissioners, it is said, have letters from Minister Egan which will insure them a hearing at the State Department. One thing the commissioners want to explain is that the failure of Minister F.gan's offer of mediation is not due to them, as the Bal maceda partisans claim. They will ask the United States to recognize them as belligerents. France and other European countries are ready to follow in the wake of this country. It is said the Chilians will ask the restoration of the arms taken on board the Itata on the grounds that the neutrality laws were not violated, and that the " only penalty to which the vessel is subject is for a violation of port regulations. The Department of State has been no V 4 ! -i-of. • > 'toou.ltre a$jh: HvçJVüd government 6f Sir GédrtTé SAdèn FdWei and Mr. Dawson as a'çSnts to visit Alaska n nd collect information respecting the seal fisheries. The statement coming from London that these men had been appointed arbiters is erroneous. The to the arbitration of negotiations the claims made by the United States have not yet progressed to a point that would permit the appointment ofarbi ters, ami in fact the nature of the arbi SÄ commission, which the two nations are bound to sen(l to Alaska, but it is alto g e tj, er improbable that they will he ap pointed arbiters,as their previous duties might be supposed to unfit them to act judicially in the matter where they for merly acted as partisan experts. CABLEGRAMS. Ophthalmia Prevails to an Alarming Ex tent at the College of Goslar. The Jesuits are about to start a news paper in Rome. The British Parliament will be pro rogued August 6. General von Schallcndorf, formerly German Minister of War, is dead. French engineers are discussing the possibility of a railroad across the desert of Sahara. The French Cabinet is discussing an appropriation of $200,000 for the Chicago Fair displays. The Aral's in Yemen have again de feated the Turkish troops and cut the telegraph lines. Mrs. French-Sheldon, who started on exploring expedition in Africa, has returned to Zanzibar seriously ill. »U France will compel Hayti to pay an indemnity to the widow of Rigaud, the Frenchman recently shot by Hippolite. Peru refuses to recognize the belliger ent rights of the insurgents of Chili not withstanding the promise of large terri tory. It is claimed that the Prince of Wales, not being .a newspaper reader, is unaware of the storm of journalistic indignation aroused by the baccarat affair. The French millers have been canvass ing the wheat situatio at home, and re port that France will have to import at the lowest 90,000,000 bushels of wheat. There are 150 cases of ophthalmia the students of the College of among Goslar, Germany. The malady has taken an almost epidemic form, and is causing much alarm. a dispatch from Constantinople gives an alarming account of an increase of brigandage in various parts of the Turk ish Empire. In the Turkish province known as Old Servia the brigand chief, Mihran, has established hi »self in the mountains with about eighty followers, and lives in princely fashion on black mail exacted from people and village*. EASTERN ITEMS. The President Will Visit Saratoga. ANACONDA MINE NOT SOLD. The Exports of Breadstuff's From the United .States—Wheat «Crop in Kansas. President Harrison will visit Saratoga in August. There will he forty-four stars in the national flag after July 4. A Philadelphia jurist has decided that piano-playing is manual labor. The Socialists and Hebrew unionists of New York will go into politics. They are beginning to talk about 60, 000,001) bushels of wheat in Kansas. Brooklyn gas companies are not obey per 1,000 ing the law fixing gas at $1 feet. The Methodist Episcopal Church will hold its next quadrennial in May, 1892, at ( )maha. The International Congress of Homeo pathic Physicians is to meet in Wash ington, I). C., in 1892. Since the 1st of January 153 men in positions of trust have stolen $4,000,000, and have been caught at it. Ti e Transcontinental Association is considering the propriety of reducing freight on California raisins. The Supreme Lodge of the A.O. U. W. has decided to meet the second Tuesday in June, 1892,'at Helena, Mont. Mrs. Samuel Mather of Cleveland, O., has given $75,000 to the Western Reserve University for its college for women. American tin on American public buildings. This is likely to be the text of the Treasury order at an early day. Census Superintendent Porter says he ' has not resigned and don't.intend to un LLUv u *'• h. I-ft y ■•'U tUft ton fa com-«_ pletVd. > V 4 The Indians are fighting among them selves in the Indian Territory over cat tle-stealing. One Indian policeman has been killed. President Polk of tluT National Alli ance predicts a terrible civil war unless • the money power is speedily controlled in the interest of the masses. A shipment of Canadian cattle has failed to pass inspection on arriving in England, and great is the consternation of our Canadian cousins in consequence. It is stated that the Delaware, Lacka wanna and Western will help itself to a different rate on a basis of 20 cents on first-class freight from New York to St. Paul. For about twenty-one years General Butler, S. M. Allen and others have l»een engaged in collecting subscriptions for a monument to Miles Standish, and $35, 000 have been raised. Business in Brazil is reported to be in a remarkably flourishing condition, and a great coffee crop is looked for. All of whicli is auspicious for the success of the first year of reciprocity. The First Massachusetts Cavalry As sociation has erected a granite monu ment in Virginia in memory of their comrades who fell in battle with Mosby's troopers near Aldice, Va. Among the rumors in Philadelphia about ex-President Marsh of the Key- , stone Bank is one that he has been taken to sea by friends and is now bound for California on a yacht. St. Joseph, Mo., fears that it will soon be left two miles trom the river, owing to the work of erosion by the water on the neck of land which separates the river north and south at Belmont. The exports of breadstuff's from the United States in the last eleven months had a value of $110,000,090, or $30,000, 000 less than tha exports of the corre sponding period of the preceding year. Judge Bartlett at New York has hand ed down a decision denying the second motion on behalf of the Parnelliteg to restrain Eugene Kelly from transmitting any more money to the McCarthyites. Several lx>ys who were candidates for a naval cadetship from a district in Mich igan were rejected because the examin ing physician found that their hearts had been affected by smoking cigarettes. The State Department will probably . advise American Consuls to devote some attention to profit-sharing corporations on the co-operative plan formed in many countries in Europe between capital and labor. The collateral inheritance tax is a verv good thing for Connecticut, which will profit to the extent of $64,000 by the death of P. T. Barnum, that being the amount of the State's dividend from his June anil October. estate. The prospects are that there will be something to eat in Great Britain next fall. Forty steamships have t»een char tered in Baltimore to load with grain for ports of the United Kingdom tween.