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* ■ ff' k & Ö.v * vH? i & f WJ 7/ BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JANURAY 15. YOL Xill 1904. NO. 29 C.C. Mercantile Co,, Ltd, SUCCESSORS to CASEY & CRANE. WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF w * a H • i General Merchandise, ; : including : : Gents' Furnishing Goods : : and ; : Shoes, Groceries, Haidwate, Tinware, Feed and Floui, Hay and Grain, Doors and Windows, Etc. We Aim to Carry a Stock to Meet the Demand, Consequently our Goods are all Ftesh—None Shelf Worn. 1 OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST. m Real Estate! !& * * I WANT YOU TO KNOW that my office on Main St. Bonners Ferry, Idaho, is head quarters for the Real Est - e àfe ■ business in the Kootenai Valley ; that I am selling choice Timber ^ -gj and Farming Lands in large and small quantities; that I sell ^ ^ Northern Pacific R. R. lands, Town Lots and Mill Sites, and am ^ selling lands all the time; that I will write your Fire Insur ance; that I keep the certified Government plats, and make a a/ specialty of writing Homestead, Timber and Stone. Contest and àfe Relinquishment papers, with reliable information to applicants " for public lands. Can do your Conveyancing, Examine Titles, Collect Rents and Pay Taxes for nonresidents. Call on m ■ * * CHAS. O'CALLAGHAN, Bonners Ferry •* 'sy sG 'Tv tW Tty uty 0k kWW yv vk k W W ok je a, tR *W '7s -W Tw "Fv wax* d: r HARDWARE « Our new Hardware Stole is now open for trade. We are exclusive hardware dealers and therefore can buy and sell hardware right. We are prepared to serve the public with shelf and heavy hard ware of every description and to fill the demands of customers for everything in the hardware line. Let us supply you with a " fy « New Heatin«' Stove Ö —or a — J » Fine Steel Kamre Ö We have 'a first class line of Heaters,'.Ranges, Cook Stoves and Cooking Utensils, besides Hardware Sun dries of every description. L>rop in and get cur prices * « ! W. J. McCLURE, Proprietor V ( • • • 0 i • ® • • !•! Great northern Rotel 'ft-* CANE & WILLIAMS, Proprietors. Central Cocation, îir$i=Class Service. Rates Reasonable « « « ^^NNERS FERRY, IDAHO % A new Hotel, Fine Rooms, and Tables Supplied with the Best in the Market, Meet all Trains. ? EPITOME Of THE WEEK . . ... Kootenai Valley White Pine Goes to Liverpool. ! LOCAL NEWS ITEMS The Continental Mine is Shipping Oie. Twelve Million Feet of Logs fur B. F. L. Go, Mill. - j —Surveyor Wm. Ashley is here today surveying ttye new ferry site and approaches. The petition was put out a week ago' today, thanks to the prompt action of a live board of county commissioners. Mr. Ashley says there are no engi- neering difficulties in the way. The south approach wi* be 675 feet long This will be a gruàt improvement, accomplished whie some were dreaming—about a bridge which v'ill come as soon as practical. -—The Subscription price of the Herald isjiow one Dollar a year. —Treasure E. L( Little publishes in an fiber column a statement of the receipts and * expenditures of Bonners Ferry for the past eight months. —Prof. Jenks will show at the Oddfellow's hall next Wednesday evening. The professor's special ties are mind reading, magic arts and ventriloquism, to conclude with a laughable farce. There will be dancing after the show. Prof. Jenks is none ofhe* than Prof. O. J. Graham, well-known here, and who has spent 20 years in the show bus iness. You will be entertained right. M. A, Pederson, the well known Port Hill merchant, was in town Tuesday on his way to Spokane. He informed the Herald that the Continental was hauling ore into Port Hill at the rate of a car load a day. The toads were in tine shape. A four horse tearne could bring do^'n about three and one-half tons. —The Herald this week printed invitations for a hall to he given by the Bachelors' Club of Bonners Ferry this evening. The committee in charge is W. E, Murphy, 1). H. Fry and Harry Kinnear. —A force of men are at work strengthening the K. V. bridge, building a ?rib around a weak pier ami rilling in with rock. .—^Collector Henry Melder cele brated his birthday last Monday evening by giving a party to a number of his friends —Conductor L. E. Woods of the K. V. Ry returned Monday evening from Woodsocket, S. D., his old home, where hs was called some weeks ago by the illness of his father, John N. Woods. It proved to he a sad trip as his father died on Thursday Jan. 6 . The deceased was 69 years of age. He had been ill eight weeks with tuberculosis of the bowels. He had resided at Woodsocket since 1881 and was a man of high standing in the com munity Of the five eons who gathered at the bedside, Conductor Woods had not seen the others for 20 years. New Stationery at Cooks Drug Store. —We have a big snap to offer you in Boys' Misses and Childrens extra heavy cotton fleece Hosiery, see them, at Hollingers. —The card of Thus. J. Jonei as Ü. 8 . Commissioner, Conveyancer and Insurance Agem will appear herein next week. —;—The four teachers in school district No. 40 have been discharg ed for want of funds to continue the school, owing to the action of large corporations in refusing to pay their taxes. The tea chars ai Miss Beta Eaton. Miss Edna O'Dell, Miss Win ni.*; Gilson and Prof. I) McCall. ^G^-Mrs. S. S Combs, returned during the week on a visit to her friend, Mrs. S. E. Henry. H 1 > K. O. T. M, Officers C. 1). Howell, Senior Past Com mander of Kootenai Tent No. 20 , K. O. T. M., installed the new of* fleers of the tent last Wednesday evening. The officers for the next term are; P. C — S. L). Taylor, C.— B. W. Ludington. L. C.—John Fraley. R K -B. H. Walker. Chaplain — W. S. Curtice. Phys—Dr. E. E. Fry. S.—Geo. Causton. M. at A.—I. Causton, M. of G.—Jas. Chapman. M* of G. Ed Bjournson. S.—Hilliard Leslie. P- N. White. Trustees— 1 . Causton, Dr. E. E. Fry, S. D. Taylor, Rebokah Installation The officers of Loyal Rebekah Lodge No. 43,1. O, O. F. are as fol lows, having been installed by Mrs. Wm. VanGasken, District Deputy resident. m V '«t r8 j ' w 1 ! ,lun ' V v, ?• r, M. ef , berr y V. G.-Mra. B. H- Walker „■ V - I'*» Mtibel L^MaNear. ,p , r , 8 ' , T Hho P- , ' r8, , m - \ aidjasken. Warden—Miss Lizzie McLaughlin Conductor . 1 rs. B.K Grace. Chaplain Mrs. h. D. Favlnr i' - c' Mr' A rH ' u'ù GV, V, A ,0 . rr0W ; RS.V.G. Mrs, F. W. McLaughlin L.S V G. Miss Florence Hoagland R A. S.— Mrs. H. Melder. I A s_ A f, K L G.-Mrs. T.'h 'Hooker o _YVm li'mpi.r Trii.iee.-M,», S. D. T.vlDr, Mm. Win. Vanjft.ken, Mr».B.H.W.Iter. _timbers . O. O. F. Officers New At the regular meeting of Utopia Lodge No. 16, last Saturday evening the officers for the ensuirg term of six months were installed, S. D. Taylor, District Deputy Grand Master, being Deinstalling officers. The new Officers are: P. G,— W. H, Tromblee. N. G. V. G. Wm. H. Emery J H Hoagland. R. S —Wrn. VanGasken. F. S — W. S. Curtis, Treasurer— B H. Walker. Conductor,— S. M. Bauman. R. S. N G.— W. W. Fcrhraohe. L. S. N. G. R. S. V. G.—L. H. Medberry. L S. V. G.—P. B. Bothel. Chaplain— T W McLaughlin. R. S. S.— Donald McCall. L. 8 . S—Wyman Hoagland. 1. G.—George Fralev. O. G.—Alvan Stanton. Trustees— S. 1 ). Taylor, \ anGasken, F R. Richardson. School Exercises. S. W. Bigger. By the school. .by the President Miss Rose Perkins .Celia Blume W m. The High School Literary Society rendered the following program. Friday afternoon, January 15: Song. Address. . Reading,. Recitation Seng ... Reading . Dialogue. • • ..School Miss Ella Dunlap .Ernest Wiles and Albert Causton Song School Pullman VanGasken, Prest. Ernest Wales, Sec, —S. Cooper has lately been ap pointed agent for the Great Nor them at Naples. Mr. Cooper is well and favorably known in Bon ners Ferry where his musical abil ity is greatly appreciated, as is also his social standing. We are pleas ed to note that he is located so near Bonners Ferry, —Dr. T. A. Bishop, company physician for the Continental mine management, went to Port Hill on Tuesday, expecting to visit the employees at the mine, but found that the health of the camp was such that a tiip up the mountain was unnecessary. —Harry Melder retured to Spo- ,kane Wednesday evening after vis- iting two weeks with his parents, Hon. Henry Melder and wife. -fTrTT A. Bishop went to La clede Saturday returning Sunday. — W. H. Tromblee bovvn with lagrip but is recovering. has been Logging Notes. Foreman Fred Gleed of the Bon ner« Fen y Lumber Co. was home Sunday from the company's logging camp near Katka, He states that the company will put in 3,000,000 feet at that camp and expect to pur chase 3,000,000 feet from settlers, making 6 , 000,000 to be cut this year, which with the 6 , 000.000 feet put in the river and boom lust year, and not used, will make a total of 12 , 000,000 feet for next years In common with nearly all the mills in North Idaho the company figures on a conservative business for next year. Con O'Neil, Murphy Bros., and O. H. Ca mpbell report good pro gress in their respective camps. E H. Jocobs of the Bonners Ferry Lumber Company informs us that they now have 2 , 000 , 0.0 feet of logs cut at Katka. The lack of snow is no serioue drawback to them as they have a short haul. run. Joseph Brooks, owner of the saw m 'll near Moravia, has moved his planer to the mill owned by G. F. Osier, on Cow Creek, and will run out a quantity of dressed ma terial tor that mill. Mr. Brooks has been sawing under contract for c R Rums and his mill near Moravia will resume operations la ter, as Mr. Burns is now getting out logs for the run, having dispos e( ^ a, l his surplus lumber T i , u J ,° 8eph M *[*?'.' of ( ' olbur, ;',/f pre - anting McArthur Bro., of Detroit, is establishing a camp on Curley where he . wil1 c r ut WWfiOO feet of square timbers, for shipment j*« L(v«rpo..I, Bo«l«nel. From 25 » « b * etn p, °yed The will loaded at Katka or Bonners Ferry. The timber is white pine, cut from J. E. Colwell's and E. W. Owen's ranches. A number of the men connected with the new camp are stopping at the Great Northern hotel —For shelf and heavy hardware, or anything to he found in an up to-date hardware store, go to Mc Clure's. Either Mr. McClure or Mr. Ca-lton will take pleasure in showing you the goods and quoting bottom prices. We are requested by the Kootenai Trading Co. to express their ac knowledgements to the public for a most prosperous year, showing a big gain in their business over pre vious years. They ask a continu ance of your trade. Mr. VanGask en, the manager, know's well how to please the public, and has a I large trade. — Dan McDonald has returned to Iris old position as section foreman at ttri« place, we are pleased to note, and will move back to the section house with his family. —Closing out sale on Shoes, for I the next 30 days. January 11 to February II, we will, in order to reduce our shoe stock prior to the arrival of our immensa shoe line from eastern manufacturers give a discount of 20 per cent on all men's, women's and children's shoe 1 . On all rubber footwear we will until our entire stock is sold close them out at greatly reduced prices, be cause we will not carry those goods At Hollinger'e over. —Judicious advertising pays, i Flace your adveitisemeut in the °ld, reliable Kootenai Herald. j If > 8 ri()l 8 freak .Of course it costs money to advmice in the Herald — no advertisements carried free for Pome firms in order to burn bu 8 others. —Rev. F, C. Guy, Ph. D., who has been the Presbyterian minister in Bonners Ferry for several months, has been appointed ou the staff of one of the leading London, daily papers to correspond with re gard to the Worlds Fair, at St. I Louis. The salary is to he $6000, I for one year. After that he j may have a position on the staff if he wishes. This is a compliment to Bonners Ferry that a man of such broad views has been so hon ored. He leaves here in the early spring and will only preach occa sionally lor some time afterwards. The above facts were furnished us by Rev. Guy himself.