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BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JANURAY 29. 1904.
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C.C. Mercantile Co,, Ltd,
SUCCESSORS TO CASEY & CRANE.
WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF
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Gents' Furnishing Goods
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Shoes. Giflceries, Haidware, Tinware,
Feed and Flour, Hay and Grain,
Doors and Windows, Etc.
We Aim to Carry a Stock to Meet the Demand, Consequently
our Goods are all Flesh—None Shelf Worn.,
OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST.
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1 WANT YOU TO KNOW that my office on Main St.
Bonners Ferry, Idaho, is head quarters for the Real Esta e
^ business in the Kootenai \ alley; that I am selling choice J iraher
, and Farming Lands in large and small quantities; that 1 sell ^
SK Northern Pacific R. R. lands, Town Lots and Mill Sites,and am ?v
5* selling lands all the time; that I will write vour Fire Insur- §$£
ance; that I keep the certified Government plats am) make a
jxg specialty of writing Homestead, 1 imber and Stone. Contest and
2^ 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 3^
CHAS. O'CALLAGHAN, Bonners Ferry
Our new Hardware Shoe is now open for trade,
are exclusive hardware dealers and therefore can buy
and sell hardware right. We are prepared to seive
the public with shelf and heavy hardware of every
description and to fill the demands of customers for
everything in the hardware line. Let us supply you
with a *
New Heatimr Stove
Fine Steel Karme
We have 'a first class'line of Heaters,"Ranges, Cook
Stoves and Cooking Utensils, besides Hardware Sun
dries of every description. Drop in and get cur prices
W. J. McCLURE, proprietor
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: Great northern Rotel
CANE & WILLIAMS, Proprietors.
I Central Cocation, first-Class Service.
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RONNERS FERRY, IDAHO
T A new Hotel, Fine Rooms, and Tables Supplied with the Best
* in the Market, Meet all Ttains.
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HEYBURN HITS HARD
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GOGS Alter the Lsnd~Gr&bDing Corporations
in a Vigorous Manner
Washington, D. C.
January 25th, 11)04.
From our WHHhiuKion correnpoutieiit.
Senator Heyburn Appeared before
the Senate Committee on Public
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Undsand delivered an extended
argument in support of his recent
bill limiting the right of selection
uf public kills of Ik United State,
„.'lieu of .utrefted »«..a
land grant land., ,
Under the clow questioning of
several members of the committee
he brought many important feat
urea of the bill. I* t. quit, ooi.fi
dent that it will be favorably
reported from the e^ittee.
1 he Senator has introduced a
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bill appropriating!, the sum of
$17,000 to the NezfPerce tribe of
Indians under their treaty of June
11, 1855. and their treafy of Juna
9, 1863, which account, according
to the the accounting of the Indian
Bureau, is due the Nez Perce tril e.
He has also i Produced an
amendment to the Indian Appro
priation Bill, to fei m burse the
Indians in the sum of $995 for ex
penses incurred by the tribe during
the last three year.-* in pWsentiug
their claims to the department.
Senator Heyburu is strongly ad
vocating the passage of the Service
Pension bill g ranting'« 11 Civil War
veterans, regardless of disability,
the sum of $12 per month. He
says inasmuch as e.C the veterans
aie of advanced age, they are practi
rally incapacitated for hard labor.
This bill would save the soldiers
the large expense now entail-d in
securing pensions, and at the same
time would greatly simplify the
work of the Pension Bureau
beautifully appointed luncheon at
Mrs, Fred T Dubois
NEW FERRY IS NEEDED
Greatest Favor the
Bestow on this Community.
Hon. Alex Qnarrie and Hon.
A. A. Merritt, of the Board of Com
be in Bonners
Ferrv cn Saturday to decide upon
moving the Ferry and building
approaches. Next to a bridge this
is the most important public im
provement that could be made and
all should unite to urge the matter.
Citizens have expressed their faith
in the matter as follows:
Whereas, the Commissioners of
Kootenai County have signified
th< ir willingness to construct the
Ferry approaches at the end of
Main Street, provided the people of
this vicinity will furnish the follow
irg timber, delivered on the ground
free of :ost to the County, viz:
180 piling; tamarack, as follows:
30 sticks, ... 20 feet long
None less than 10 in. at small end,
and 12 in. at large end.
90 stringers, tamarack, 34 feet
long. 10 in. at the small end.
Piling and stringers to have
strip of hack peeled off each side.
We. the undersigned, agree to
furnith the amount set opposite
our names upon having 10 days
! notice from the Commissioneis.
Ex-State Senator illiam Ains
lie, formerlv of this place, died at
the home of his sister in Madison,
Ga., on January 7th, after a linger
ing illness, dating Or-ck to the time
when he was commandant of the
Ex-Senator Amslie Dead.
her residence in honor ol Mrs. W.
B. Heyburu, wife of Senator Hey
burn. Covers were laid for the
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former Senator Carter of Montana,
Mr8 Gallinger. wife of Senator Gal
, inger of New Hampshire. Mrs
p,.. n L„ .o'.
Mr., Ke.rn., wife of Senator
Ream, of Utah, Mr,. Butler, wife
,.r f ^
ot ex-feenatir Butler of North Caro
an d Mesdames Birney, Cw
d>v> whitehead and Arnev.
s enalor Mra H.yburn
p rid . y din ed at the White Hot.ee,
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1 he citizens of far north Idaho,
way up on the Kootenai, are peti
tioning Federal aid in ih#
tion of disastrous floods along tnis
this stream, which every year sub
merges the low, level prairie or
meadow land which borders its
Senators Hey burn and Dubois
and Congressman French will
make a united effort to
sidération by the Government of
some project looking to the amelio
ration of'the present conditions.—
The question has an internatior al
phase, and it may be necessary to
take up the matter with the
Dominion Government before any
actual constructive work can be
i begun. It is understood that this
valley contains some of the finest
lands in the state.
of securing early
Government is folly reogniztdbv
the Idaho delegation here,
action bv the
Senator Hey burn has introduced
a hill appropriating $10,000 to
make a preliminary survev and
investigation of the project.
Dated at Bonners Ferrv, January
Jones and Bishop, 10 piling 45.
C. C. Mercantile Co.. 10 piling
W J. McClure cash, $23. •
J. N. Norton, 10 piling 35 feet
and 10 20 feet.
M. M. Fry, $10 on getting piling.
A. J. Kent 20 piling, 20 feet.
J. W. Swick, $10 in work.
S S. Shields, $10 in work.
Kootenai Trading Co., 10 piling
Charles Edwards, stumpage for
F. H. Bosanko, stumpage for 50
D. H. Campbell, 2 days work
with 3 teams.
H. Plato, 25 piling 35 f eet.
Mnrphv Lumber Co will furnish
and haul 30 piling 25 feet.
J. M. Said, one days hauling of
W. A. Patton, 10 piling 30 feet.
F- O. Edwards. 2 days hauling.
Chus. O'Callaghan, cash $5
T. J Hollinger. $10 worth of
35 font piling.
J. F. Cook, Jr., $10 in piling.
H. R. Edwards, 5 piling 40 feet,
McRae, 10 piling.
W. A. Alexander, $5 worth of
Idaho Soldiers' Home at Boise
City, under the Stennenberg ad
ministration. News of his death
reached here through letters to
John Muhlfe'd and Geo. Albert, of
Acme Lodge No. 15, K. of P., of
which he was a member.
Idaho Republicans Meet.
The Republican Stale Central
Committee met at Boise last Tues
day and selected Pocatello as the
place for holding the convention' to
send delegate 1 to the national con
A pleading point to be
connection therewith is
* be ^ lat Kootenai is beginning
V' lo . om U P ap one . of the bi fi «>ua
t,,ep * n * be apportionment of dele
1 years ago this county had
but 12 votes in the Republican con
vention, while this year the num
^ bap increased to 17. The other
* nur northern counties have repre
«"<•«»» »« follow.: Idaho, IB;
North Idaho has a total of 93
votes in the next convention, and
if they should combine the}' would
cut a mighty big swath.
The convention to nominate
state officers will be held at Moscow
on August 10th The Pocatello
convention will beheld May 18th.
Bowling AI ley Opening,
W. C. W elch and John O'Hogge
are rushing work on their bowling
alley and billiard hall to try und
have it ready for opening Saturday
evening It is being fitted up in
fine style. Their advertisement
will appear in the next issue of the
The Idaho Continental.
W. T. Bailey, general manager
of the Idaho Continental Mining
Co., was in town Thursday on hia
way to Duluth.
He informed the editor of thia
paper that the Continental had re
sumed shipments of ore at the rate
of 4C tons per day The ore goea
to the American Smelting and Re
fining Co., of Helena. They a re "
hauling ore down to port Hill with
19 teams of four horses each.
No new developments have yet
been decided upon,
Mr. Bailey and wife will leave in
a few days for a trip to Europe.
Chas. Sihmidt, «if Butte, Presi
dent of the Transcontinental Min
ing Co., and Albert Klockrnann, of
Spokane, manager of the same
company, owning the Dewey and
other claims in the Continent»!
district were in town on Thursday
from an inspection of the mines.
Herald that work would be pushed
on the Dewey, which is a continua
it lion of the Continental lead, next
year. Men and supplie» will he
sent in immediately to sink a 100
Klockrnann stated to the
Mr and Mrs. Wm. Gasken en
teitained a number of neighbors at
cards last Wednesday Evening.
Those present were. Mi. and Mrs.
Henry Melder, Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Shavalear. Mr. and Mrs, J. W.
Northrop, Mr and Mrs, S. D, Tay
lor, Mrs. VV. J McClure and Miss
Mabel L. MoNear.
ken spread a most lovely luncheon
tor her guests at an appropriate
hour. All passed a most enjoyable
M rs. Van Gas
Five Dollars Reward.
For the return of a black water
spaniel, about five month« old. an
swering to the name of "Pedro."
Lost or stolen on Wednesday Jan.
20 A reward of $5 00 will be paid
for the return to the owner.
M as. F. M Young,
— K. P. Masquerade,February 19.
— Arthur Looby of Spokane has
accepted a position with the Herald.
— W. S. Walker, postmaster and
merchant at Moravia, called during
the week to pay his respects »nd
subscription to the Herald.
are always glad to greet the
—Mrs. V. N. Washburn
and daughter Bertha were up from
Copeland during the past week.
—Traveling Auditor J. C. Wil
iams was heie checking up Agent
J. R, Shavalear this week and
f mnd the books all in balance and
Kepi in a most efficient manner.
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