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♦ i 11 t > ? & L f> ¥ ft VOL. l. KOOTENAI, IDAHO, SATl EDAY, OCTOBER 31, 18H1 NO. 18. 1 THE KOOTENAI HERALD Issued Every Saturday By S. D. TAYLOR, Proprietor. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. One year. Six month«. Three months Singles copies. $3 00 2 00 I 1 00 » 0 No paper will be sent to any address unless paid for in advancb. AI1VBRVISING RATES l*KK MONTH. $1.50 pays for 1-Inch space. $2.50 pays for 2 inch space. 13.50 pays for:! inch space. $5.00 pays for one fourth of a column. $S.OO pays for one-half of a column. $12.50 pays for one column. $5.00 pay» for one-eighth of a dounle column. $8.00 pays for one-quarter of a double column $12.50 pays for oue-half of a double columu. $20.00 pays for oue double columu. Local reading notices, 10 to 25 cents per Hue 1 each insertion, according to the nature of the i advertisement. correspondence » I s solicited from all parts of the Panhandle. All communications should be accompanied by the writer's name, not necessarily for publication, bat as a guarautee of reliability. THE KOOTENAI RESORT. H. D. HOEYE, Proprietor. Ghoiee Stoek of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. öpwrfini Mid ^nsic and damring every night. Kootenai Avenue, Kootenai, Idaho. *55 THEN. P. HOTEL A. KAISER, Proprietor. Charges reasonable Give us a call. The N. I', is conveniently located one block 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. • ' north of the depqj, a I OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. The Headquarters Saloon. A. RICKERT, Proprietor, -CARRIES THE BEST Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Pabst's celebrated Milwaukee Beer al famous Cuban Blossom Cigars. draught. Try our wavs on £>!R,TJGi- STORE H. W. CATES & COMPANY, DEALERS IN—— «IDRUGS, PATENT MEDICINES,!» Stationery, Perfumery, Toilet Articles, Etc. A full line of Paints and Oils. Fine Cigars a specialty. Dr. T A. Bishop's Office at the Store. COR. MAIN AND BONNER SIRE KTS, BONNER'S I'ERRV. IDAHO. it THE OLD RELIABLE.'' T THE MINER'S SALOON. The Favorite Resort of the Town. —ALWAYS ON HAND A CHOICE STOCK OF— WINES, LIQUORS AND CICARS. Open always. Give us a call. JAMES E. DOLAN Attorney at Law, KOOTENAI, IDAHO. I Collections promptly attended lo. C. L. HEITMAN ATTORNEY AT LAW, RATHDRUM, IDAHO. Special attention given to mining business. DR. F. WENZ, Physician *.* and 7 Surgeon, RATH DRUM, IDAHO. Professional calls attended to night or day. Proprietor Ratbdrum Pharmacy. 1 PACIFIC COAST. Wright Irrigation Law Favored for Nevada. THE ALASKAN EXPEDITION. The Sacramento Board of Supervisors Are Charged With Being Boodlers—Etc. Riverside is to have a fred ! postal de livery. The municipal affairs of Victoria, R. C., are to be investigated. The only female convict iiifche Arizona prison has been pardoned. 1 The plum crop at Carson i|rotting on the trees. The market is overstocked. The sale of wild-flower need at San Diego is becoming a profitable business. The Nevada State Board' of Kqualiza tion promises to raise the assessments all round. The jury in the case of John Hagger ty, who killed his son last:April at Sac ramento, has been unable to agree. John R. Berry, Collector of the Port of San Diego, lias sued the Union News paper Company for $25,000 for alleged Since January 1 over 1,030 vessels have crossed Humboldt bar, and the shipments of lumber have been over 100,000,000 feet. An order for 800 combination and cat tle cars is now being filled at the chine shops of the Sont hern Pacific Company in Sacramento. William Reed of Florin charged three members of the Sacramento Board of Supervisors with lieing Itoodfors, and he has been arrested for criminal libel. Samuel J. Brun of San Jose, late in structor of French at Cornell University, has been appointed ipatructqi « 'French at the Le land Stanford Or. l'/i.-.D-rMty.* ma An effort is being made to work in Sacramento on the oil well, which has been abandoned at 920 feet in depth, owing to the piping becoming wedged. It now seems that a railroad will be built around the falls at The Dalles, Or., on the Washington side and a line of boats put on by the Columbia River Nav gation Company. The newspaper men of San Diego are all being involved in libel suits. So far the Union and the Sun' have had suits entered against them, but other com plaints are looked for every moment. enthusiastic body of men gathered at Carson recently to dis cuss the subject of irrigation. The ap plication of the principles of the Wright law of California was favored for Ne vada. resume There was an I The largest land fur shipment of the year was made from Victoria, ß. C., the other day by the Hudson Bav Company, destined for London. It includes $25, 000 worth of beaver and $10,000 worth of hear skins. William H. C. Brotherton, the wheel barrow man, who left San Francisco April 1 last to make the trip on foot to New York city, passed through Flagstaff', A. T., the other day. He has been laid up for five months in the hospital at Los Angeles. He seems to be in good health now. The Los Angeles Farming and Milling Company has commenced ejectment pro ceedings against 141 settlers, who have squatted on a portion of the Lanker sheim ranch, which the settlers claim to be government land fraudulently in cluded by the owners of the ranch when the survey was made. The schooner Lizzie Crosby has re turned to Port Townsend from the Ko diak fishing grounds with a catch of 90, 000 codfish consigned to Anacortes own ers, who intend to establish a drier at that place to dispose of the catch of the Colby and other vessels, which pected to arrive soon. TheSchwatka scientific expedition has returned from Alaska. A large collec tion of botanical specimens was made, and photographs of everything of inter est were taken. The most successful feature of the whole trip was the break ing through the Mount St. Elias Range a feat never before accomplished by man! The Arrowhead Reservoir Company having in charge the construction of large storage reservoirs in the mountains north of San Bernardino on the head waters of the Mojave river and its trib utaries, has advertised for the construc tion of three large tunnels—one 4 900 feet in length, one 3,600 feet and one 2,000 feet, making a total of 11,500 feet of tunnel. They offer a bounty for the ears of rab bits in Idaho. The discover}' recently of several live " bunnies " minus their ears has developed the fact that active bounty workers are trapping the jacks, clipping their ears and then turning them loose to breed a future crop, from which bounties can be obtained till the end of time. are ex EDUCATIONAL. University Extension Makes a Good Kansas City — Free Education in London. Start in Salvador has a telephone school. No fewer than 20,000 children learn Dut h as well as English at the Gape of Good Hope schools. The Indianapolis Journal has a motto: "The public schools must not be plunged into politics." The latest estimates from Harvard University are that the freshman class will number about 450. The Bricklayers' Union of Boston is the first trades union in the country to countenance trade schools. It has agreed that apprentices shall be in structed in trade schools in that city. England is very gradually approach ing a system of public elementary schools. The educational bill, which has just passed the House of Commons, is a long step in the direction of such a system. Mrs. Anna E. Graves, recently elected a member of the Battle Creek, Mich., School Board, is the wife of a former Chief Justice of that State She has been President for thirty years of the Ladies' Literary Association of Battle Creek. de R. on ,jL ale University will put $150,000 $200,000 of its big bequest from the iayerweather estate into a new build ing for the Sheffield scientific school. A feature will be the mechanical depart ment supplied with a 100-horse-power engine. Prof. Dudley Allen Sargent, the Har vard expert in athletics, is said to lie better known in the far West than any other instructor at Cambridge. To his summer school in gymnastics there come students from Texas, Dakota California and also England. hundred and thirty-sixth session at the University of Pennsyl vania opened October 1, with an in creased attendance in all departments, the total heing 1,850 students, a gain of 270 over last year, and the largest num ber ever in attendance at the institu tion. At Tale, we are told, the proprietors of boarding-houses and the owners of Louses containing rooms to let have en ternd into an Internal Conspiracy to tax all students to such an èxteht that they can by no means obtain board and lodg ing at less than $10 a week. Of the ten college graduates who have been Presidents of the United States, five were alumni of William and Mary College, two of Harvard, two of Prince ton, and one was an alumnus of Union Of members of Congress 189 were gradu ates of Tale and 168 of Harvard. Miss Florence Bascom will enter Johns Hopkins University at the begin ning of the current year. She will en ter the department of geology and will give special attention to petrography. Miss Bascom is a daughter of Rev. John Bascom, late President of Wisconsin University. The honors of entrance into the Uni versity of London were recently carried off, over 1,600 male students, by a young Scotch girl—Charlotte Higgins. Her father died when she was but eight years old, and it is through the efforts of her mother that she has been able at twenty to be in possession of her fine education. The establishment of free education in London has given a considerable stim ulus to private schools. A number of parents belonging to the lower middle classes have withdrawn their children from the board schools, either on the ground that they object to take educa tion free or that they think that free ed ucation will bring an inferior class of children into the schools. Thev have sent their children to those " schools for young gentlemen " and for young ladies which abound in all parts of London, and the private schoolmaster, who has recently had a hard time of it, is now reaping a considerable harvest. di of he in The DC* in be of of to . I MISCELLANEOUS. The Progress Made on the Niagara Falls Tunnel—Colorado's Fruit Resources. Pittsburg hopes for a new city hall on her old postoffice site. The report of a formation of a tobacco trust is denied by New York men. The Niagara Falls tunnel has 1,175 feet of its 3,530 feet excavated. E. 1. Jeffrey, of Chicago, has re signed from the World's Fair directory. The cost at the Nevada State prison in Carson is 97 cents per day, the highest in this country. The Georgia legislature has passed bill to prevent combinations surance companies. A perfectly organized band of thieves and counterfeiters has been broken up in Pulaski county, Ky. ^The protracted drought is drying numerous brooks in New Hampshire and killing many fish. Coloradoans believe that that State will before long rival California its fruit-growing resources. now a w of among in up of even in FOREIGN LANDS. Influenza Again Rages in London. of be is to in a THE SHORTAGE OF WHEAT. Capt. Blunt Declares That Smokeless Powders Are Absolutely Use less for Small Arms. The influenza is again epidemic in England. The English railways have begun revision of rates. a More than one-third of Germany's freight traffic is by canal. Belgrade is building tanks for the stor age of Russian petroleum. The excavations at Delpi under the auspices of the French government will be begun this fall. The shortage of wheat and rye in Eu rope is estimated at 200,000,000 bushels. The Liverpool elevated railroad, run ning along the line of docks, is rapidlv nearing completion. The operatives of every bottle factory in France, with the exception of those at Blanzy, have struck. The collection of works of Russian art recently on exhibition at Berlin will be sent to the Chicago Fair. New Brunswick is to be officially ex amined as a possible source of supply of horses for the British A di army. President Fonseca of Brazil is very ill, and there are intrigues afoot regarding the succession to the Presidency. Sir Micael Hicks-Beach is prominently mentioned as the leader of the Conserv atives in the British House of Commons. The entire railway mileage of Great Britain is now 20,073 miles, or less than one-eighth of that of the United States. As the cold weatlwi approaches, there is a 'marked inerga*,. * — misery among tr Berlin. In a certain -> rtion of the Ural dis trict camels are tne only working cattle use, some large farms possessing 100 camels. in tiie want and working classes fn The new remedy for consumptive pa tients called chlophenol is said to have shown remarkably good results in Italian hospitals. Mr. Spurgeon seems livelv, and ex presses himself as confident of his ulti mate recovery. He still needs much care, however. It is reported from St. Petersburg that 25,000,000 persons are unable to pav their taxes, and that this will cause a budget deficit of £12,000,000. The Argentine government as a meas ure of economy has abolished its lega tion at T ienna, Berlin. Lisbon Mexico, thus saving $100,000 a year. London advices say that the strikes of dock laborers and other employes about the Caron and Hermitage wharves, Wap ping, is showing signs of collapsing. The greatest trades union, the Amal gamated Engineers, having an executive department in Great Britain. America and Australia, is about to reorganize. The Argentine Republic has sold to Baron Hirsch 1,000 square miles in the province of Chaco for and . Hebrew colony. The price paid was 1,000 gold pesos mile. per . The chief rabbis have ordered prayers in behalf of Russian Jews to be deliv ered in all English synagogues at the beginning of the season of fasting and prayer. I The Chinese coolies imported by the land barons of Eastern Prussia to re place the emigrated peasants have re fused to do the hard work imposed — them, and have gone on a strike. on A wave of hysterical religion is pass ing oyer some parts of France. A num wr of Protestant peasants are traveling w, th tents, preaching the end of the world, bareheaded and with naked feet. The effect of the strikes on the port of London alone is shown very clearly this year by a diminution of 501 vesse'ls en tering inward, which is a loss of 18 per cent, and can be attributed to no other cause at all. The criticisms of the London Times on the poor financial condition of Italy have stirred up the press of that coun try, the gravamen of the offense having apparently been found in the fact that the charges are true. The bread baked by the famishing peasants on the Volga is made up of Hour of goose feet ( ehe nopodium rubrum ) w ith the admixture of a small quantity of rve. The bread is black, fight of weight, and looks like turf. The estimate made hv the Agricultural Department of the Argentine Republic of the crop for the current year is as fol Wheat > tons; maize, 1,000,000 tons; alfalfa, 3,000,000 tons; sugar, 50,000 tons ; wool, 135,000 tons.