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VOL. 1.
KOOTENAI, IDAHO. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 26,
1891.
NO. 13.
THE K00TESÀ1 HERALD
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CORRESPONDENCE
*A» solicited from all parts of the Panhandle.
'Sommunications should be accompanied by the
writer's name, not necessarily for publication,
but as a guarantee of reliability.
All
PETER LUND,
—WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF—
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
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Goods delivered at Croesport, Galena Landing and all points on the
Lower Kootenai river.
Branch House at Crossport. "W
THEN. P. HOTEL
A. KAISER, Proprietor.
Charges reasonable. Give us a call.
The N. P. is conveniently located one block north of the depot,
on Kootenai avenue.
The table is supplied with everything the market affords, the
kitchen being under the immediate supervision of Madam Kaiser,
caterer of large experience.
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OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
The Headquarters Saloon.
A. RICKERT, Proprietor,
-CARRIES THE BEST
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Pabst's celebrated Milwaukee Beer always
famous Cuban Blossom Cigars.
draught. Try our
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DRUG STORE
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H. W. CATES &. COMPANY,
-DEALERS IN
oODRUGS, PATENT MEDICINES, I»
Stationery, Perfumery, Toilet Articles, Etc.
ÜHF" 1 A full line of Paints and Oils. Fine Cigars a specialty.
Dr. T A. Bishop's Office at the Store.
COR. MAIN AND BONNER STREETS,
BONNER'S FERRY. IDAHO.
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THE OLD RELIABLE." :
THE MINER'S SALOON.
The Favorite Resort of the Town.
—ALWAYS ON HAND A CHOICE STOCK OF—
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
Open always. Give us a call.
JAMES E. DOLAN
Attorney at Law,
KOOTENAI, IDAHO.
Collections promptly attended to.
C. L HEITMAN
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ATTORNEY AT LAW,
RATHDRUM, IDAHO.
Special attention given to mining business.
H. D. HOEYE'S
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All Kinds of Work Done in an Artistic
Manner.
When you want anything in the barberinj line,
give me a call.
Shop in Headquarter* Saloon.
PACIFIC CO^ST.
Forest Fires Raging in
the Cascades.
THE WASHINGTON MILITIA.
Sealing Poachers Are Reaching Vic
toria, B. C., Every Day With
Fine Catches.
A $6,000 ice plant for Riverside, Cal.,
is projected.
The Alaska salmon pack exceeds that
of last season.
Santa Barbara,Cal., has voted to build
an outfall sewer system.
The entire system of Portland street
railways is now owned by one company.
Coal has been found at Hollywood,
three miles outside of the city limits of
Los Angeles.
Terrible forest fires are raging in the
Cascade Mountains in the vicinity of Hot
Springs, Wash.
The carpenters at Vancouver, B. C.,
are striking against the employment of
non-union men.
Frank Chaves, Sheriff of Santa Fe
county, N. M., is said to be short about
$33,000 in his accounts. '
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Portland has just voted $30,000 for a
municipal building, $45,000 for
and $55,000 for water works.
Roseville, five miles from San Diego,
is to be the site for the new iron plant
so long talked about in that section.
Low wages and poor food are causing
large desertions from the railroad
sewers
gangs
at work on the Great Northern extension
in Montana.
Coal of good quality has been discov
ered by accident at Clieinainus, a little
village about midway between Victoria
and Nanaimo, B. C.
The Washington militia is to sue the
State to compel it to settle the pay rolls
for services during the late troubles in
the mines in King county'; r t ,
The hews froin the Pine Nut region by
way of Carson continues to be of an ex
citing nature to prospectors and miners.
New strikes, all rich, are reported.
The Union Pacific instituted a suit
against the Oregon Railroad Commission
to annul the rates adopted by the board,
which are 40 per cent, lower than those
fixed by the railroad.
The owners of the Bonanza mine at
Tombstone have come to no conclusion
concerning the resumption of deep min
ing. The Contention-mine people have
the subject under deliberation.
Prof. George H. Bryant of the Ala
bama Polytechnic Institute has been ap
pointed director of the work shops and
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engi
neering in the Stanford University.
The steamship Zambesi of the Upton
line has been libeled for $20,900 at Vic
toria, B. C. Damages are claimed by
the schooner Fanny Dutard, with which
the Zambesi collided in the Straits of
Fuca.
Sealing poachers are reaching Victoria
every day from Behring Sea, and
of them have fine catches. The Sap
phire has 2,435, the Walter A. Earle
1,021 and the schooner Carmelite 760
skins.
The midsummer harvest number of
the Los Angeles Times is brim full of in
teresting reading and statistical facts of
a reliable character about the progress of
Southern California and its great
sources.
The Portland Council, which
elected on a platform of economy and
reform, is attempting to increase the sal
aries of city officers, including their own,
some $39,000 over the old list, and their
conduct is severely criticised.
Charles Raskin, editor of Le Gaulois
at Los Angeles, and J. P. Goytino of Le
Progrès have not been friendly for a long
time. Raskin left for Europe, but pre
pared an edition of his paper for circula
tion, charging Goytino with innumerable
crimes. Goytino got out a warrant, and
the officers arrested Raskin at Barstow.
He was taken to Los Angeles to
the charges of criminal libel.
The following cities in the State of
Washington have over 1,500 population :
Seattle 42,8147, Tacoma 36,006, Spokane
Palia 19.922, Walla YV'alla 4,709. Olympia
4,698, Port Townsend 4,558, Fairhaven
4,076, Whatcom 4,059, Vancouver 3,545,
EBenshurgh 2,768, Centralia 2,026, Sno
homish 1,993, Dayton 1,880, Puyallup
1,132, Sprague 1,689, Colfax 1,649, Aber
deen 1,638, Montesano 1,632, Blaine 1,563,
North Yakima 1,535.
The Yuma Sentinel claims that at the
mouth of the Colorado river and the
ufper end of the Gulf of California are
tobe found sea bass that weigh from 250
to 750 each, clams as large as a common
dfaner plate, millions of sardines and
smelt, oysters small but delicious, mill
iers of soft-shelled crabs and other shell
filh, myriads of wild geese, brants,
dtteks, cranes and other sea fowl and
birds. It is a paradise for fish and game.
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EDUCATIONAL.
Of the Five Higheat Graduate* at Welt
Point the South Ha* F
our.
Out of 250,000,000 people in all India
less than 11,000,000 can read and write.
The receipts at Chautauqua this
son were 25 per cent, above those of last
year.
A high school is to be established at Cas
sadaga Lake, N. Y., in connection with
Spiritualistic views of education.
The gain in school enrollment in New
Mexico in 1890 is 283 percent., while the
gain in population is only 28 per cent.
Throughout France gardening is prac
tically taught in the primary and ele
mentary schools. There are about 28,000
of these schools.
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About 1,400 members of Cambridge
University, England, have signed reso
lutions protesting against the admission
of women to the university.
The University of the City of New
York has just added a school of the sci
ence of education to itself, and hereafter
will confer the degrees of Master and
Doctor of Pedagogy.
The school census of Louisiana shows
that out of a total school population of
370,22(5 only 85,000 children attend the
public schools, and many of these attend
two months in the year.
The University of Upsala in Sweden
during the present term lias an attend
ance of 1,658. Of these 254 are in the
theological department, 740 in the philo
sophical, 443 in the law and 221 in the
medical.
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Of the five highest graduates at West
Point four come from Southern States,
counting Maryland as of the South, and
the fifth is from Pennsylvania. Charles
D. Hines, who stands the highest in tac
tics, is also from the South, being a Vir
ginian.
Eight institutions have each an enroll
ment of over 1,000 students, and seven
report from 500 to 1,000. Nor is it the
old colleges in the East alone which draw
their pupils by the hundreds, but Har
vard's 2,271 students and Yale's 1,645
are paralleled by Ann Arbor's 2,153 and
Oherlin's 1,709.
The head mistress of the high school
for girls in Birmingham, England, sug
gests that parents who are anxious as to
the career and future of their daughters
should train them to be teachers of cook
ery. She finds from the Liverpool cook
ery school that there is a constant de
mand for qualified teachers, and that
I more applications were received than
could be satisfied. The remuneration
varies from $7.50 to $15 a week—excel
lent wages for England.
A plan for furnishing a technical edu
cation to the boys who have to work is
to be put into operation by the trustees
of Bell-street chapel, Providence, the
free-thought institute which James Ed
dy's money founded. The scheme is
alter that in use in England, the science
classes, which are carried on under the
direction of the government and the
guilds in London, and which are doing
a large work in providing proper tech
nical education. James Tribe, mechan
ical engineer, graduate of the science
classes and of Central Institute, will be
instructor, and there will be a committee
to overlook the svork, consisting of Isaac
Whitehead, Robert Grieve, J. Bowie and
George Whitehead. The first course will
open Tuesday, October 2, students being
required to pay only $5 for fifty-two
lessons.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
Rioting Chinese Destroy the American
Mission at Tchang,
An additional proclamation, signed by
President Harrison and Assistant Secre
tary of State Wharton, has been issued
in regard to the timber reserve in Yel
lowstone Park. The boundaries are the
same as described in the first proclama
tion. It concludes with a warning to all
persons not to enter or to make settle
ment in the section reserved for Yellow
stone Park.
The Department of State has received
a telegraphic dispatch from the Minister
at Pekin, reporting a riot at Ychang, on
the Yang-tse-Kiang river, in the prov
ince of Hoope, and that the establish
ment of the American missionaries there
has been destroyed. No further partic
ulars are given. Ychang is about 200
miles above Hankow, which is about a&
far up the river as vesssels of war can go.
The Board of Managers of the Na
tional Home for disabled volunteer sol
diers has concluded its quarterly meeting
in Washington. At the last meeting a
provision was made for the creation of
medical boards at each branch to
ine the inmates and ascertain what
exam
pro
portion of them were able to maintain
themselves and not disabled. These re
ports are now under consideration. The
board at the California branch reports
there is not a single inmate who could
he properly excluded. In the Central
branch the board found thirty-three ip
mates who should be excluded, because
they have a sufficient income to main
tain themselves, and seventeen because
they were physically able. The Milwau
kee branch has not reported. The board
has not yet determined upon a line of
policy to be pursued in these cases. It
is the desire to rid the home of inmates
really able to take care of themselves in
order to afford room for deserving veter
ans. but so many considerations arise
that it is not practicable to apply the
general rule.
EASTERN ITEMS.
Coinage for the Month
of August.
THE SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND.
Valentine Scrip Cannot Be Used in the
Location of Tide Lands
Puget Sound.
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Indiana saloonkeepers are forming a
State union.
Chicago unveils her Grant monument
on October 7.
. The Vermont Legislature voted $15,000
to the World's Fair.
Old Crow, a Cheyenne chief, is trying
to set up a Messiah craze.
Mrs. Robert Ray Hamilton's theatrical
venture has gone to pieces.
The North German Lloyd Company
will run a line of steamers oetween New
\ ork and Genoa.
The Cincinnati tax commission is un
earthing millions of securities not placed
on the tax duplicate.
Typhoid fever has broken out in the
State idiot asylum at Syracuse. Impure
water is the cause for it.
Only 5 per cent., or 18,270, of the total
immigration to this conntry during the
last fiscal year settled in the South.
It is estimated that 20,000-horse power
will be required for the electric-lighting
plant of the Columbian Exposition.
The Delaware fish commission has
placed 4,000,000 shad in the Delaware
river at Bull Island during the present
year.
Additional instructions concerning the
smuggling of lottery tickets into the
United States from Mexico have been
issued.
The substitution of the cable for
horses on the Broadway and Third-ave
nuè lines will throw 6,000 horses out of
employment.
* Thé Navy Department will at once
issue orders concerning the' survey of
the Pacific-cable route. The Thetis will
probably do the work.
Some of the roads in the Northwestern
blind passenger pool have been furnish
ing erroneous statements of the business
to the Advisory Board.
An electrically illuminated cross is to
be placed on the spire of a Methodist
church in Minneapolis. Fifty-two in
candescent lamps will be used.
The South Dakota people are so jubi
lant over their big crops that they have
set about the work of raising a huge
" grain palace " in celebration thereof.
The land office refuses to restore San
Clemente Island on the southwest coast
of California to the public domain, ow
ing to its future availability as a naval
station.
The Secretary of the Interior decides
that V alentine scrip cannot be used in
the location of lands lying between the
high and low-water mark in Puget Sound
district, Wash.
Already apprehensions are beginning
to be expressed at the possible fate of
Peary in his Greenland explorations.
There are fears that he and his party will
meet the fate of the Greely party.
The Boston Advertiser gives the partic
ulars involving $1,000,000 worth of stock
of the big Quincy copper mine in Mich
igan and serious allegations reflecting
upon the honesty of the managers.
The census returns for Pennsylvania
show that the unfortunate city of Johns
town has increased in population since
1880 from 8,380 to 21,805, a growth which
makes it now the thirteenth city in the
State.
Conservative estimates place the yield
Minnesota and the Dakotas at 125,
000,000 bushels of wheat, against 90,000,
000 last year. It is asserted that the
wheat crop of the three States would fill
a train 250 miles long.
Black ants threaten to take possession
of Boston, and State street, the citadel
of Boston's moneyed men, is literally
swarming with them. They are on the
streets, on the sidewalks and crawling
up the side of buildings.
A rumor has been published at Win
nipeg that the Grand Trunk is about to
extend its line to Winnipeg via Sault
Ste. Marie and Duluth, and that when
the former citv is reached the line will
be extended to the Pacific Coast.
The coinage of the United States mints
during the month of August was : Double
eagles, $1.000,000; eagles, $120,000; half
eagles, $60,000; standard dollars, $1,180,
000 ; dimes, $584,000 ; 5 cents, $74,200; 1
cent, $40,200. Total coinage, $3,718,400.
The Tennessee Legislature has decided
that it is unable to abrogate the present
lease of convicts. The session was called
for the purpose of breaking the lease,
and the call was necessitated by riots at
the place where convicts were employed
in the mines.
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