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4k t u * i I J BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 26, 1904. YOL Xill NO. 35 I kAAAAAikAAAAAi • ^ W9WW ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ C.C. Mercantile Co„ Ltd, SUCCESSORS to CASEY & CRANK. WE CARRY A FULL. LINE OF General Merchandise, : : including : : Gents' Furnishing Goods ; : and : ; Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, Tinware, Peed and Elam, Hay and Grain, Doors and Windows, Etc. We Aim to Carry a Stock to Meet the Demand, Consequently our Goods are all Fiesh—None Shelf Worn. OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST. * Real Estate! 5* * * S * 1 WANT YOU TO KNOW that my office on Main St. « Bonners Ferry, Idaho, is head quarters 6>r the Real Estate Sfi| business in the Kootenai Valley; that I am selling choice Timber ^ and Farming Lands in large and small quantities; that I sell & Northern Pacific R. R. lands, Town Lots and Mill Sites,and am * M selling lands all the time; that I will write vour Fire Insur- m ance; that I keep the certified Government plats, and make a ^ ^ specialty of writing Homestead, Timber and Stone. Contest and iSS Relinquishment papers, with reliable information to applicants ^ 2* for public lands. Can do your Conveyancing, Examine Titles, Collect Rents and Pay Taxes for nonresidents. Call on * CHAS. O'CALLAGHAN, Bonners Ferry.jfi * * % ww *0x0 ww w w w ' w ' w\i/ ww ar ■ m ♦ r HARDWARE Our new Hardware Store is now open for trade, are exclusive hardware dealers and therefore can buy and sell hardware rigid. We are prepared to serve 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 We I I New Heating Stove] * —or a— Fine Steel Range W« 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 4 W. J. McCLURE, Proprietor! V. j • - m-w--w-ww- w-m : Great northern fiotel : CANE & WILLIAMS, Proprietors. Central Cotation, Tir$t-€la$$ Service. Rates Reasonable « « « BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO 4 A new Hotel, Fine Rooms, and Tallies Supplied with the Best in the Market, Meet all Tiains. THE CONTRACT IS LET Bonners Ferry Gets An Improved Ferry System ». tr * . Over the Kootenai The County Commissioners last Saturday opened the bids for the construction of the new fei ry sys Bonners frerry and awarded the contract to Ö. W. Dawson of this place in the sum of $1634. The work will commence in a few days, according to the arrangement, and by the opening of sprint the new approaches should be constructed and the new system in operation. The plan of operation proposes moving the ferry from its present location to land at the foot of Main street on the south side, north side an earth grade of 170 tern at On the PYTHIAN MASQUE BALL Acme Lodge No. 15, Knights of Pythias Celebrate Their Fortieth Anniversary There was a large attendance at the masquerade ball last Monday evening and "joy was unconfined'' until the morning hours. There were net quite so many masked as last year, but the ciowd was about the same in size., and the enjoy ment was of the best. Nothing was lacking for pleasure but for people to pitch in and enjoy them selves which all seemed to do. It is always dilficult to get a complete list of those masked, as many shed their make-up as soon as the cal! is made to unmask. The following is, therefore, onlv an in complete list: Mrs. Leslie, Goddess of Liberty. Mrs. Dolan, Court Jester. Mrs. Hubbell, Coon. Mrs. Shields, Coon. Harry Kinnear, Band Boy. Miss Kinnear, Dancing Girl. Mies Wertenherger, Dancing Girl. M. P. Bogle, George Washington. Mrs. Walker, Sun Flower. Mrs. Johnson, June. Miss Bruce, Dancing Girl. Orville Brant, Tramp. Miss Rosenbaugh, Flower Girl. R. B. Campbell, Clown. Mrs. Eaton, Spanish G.rl. The». Tate, Clown. Harry Pearson, Clown. Miss Dunlap, Folly, J. W. Northrup, Jockey. Mrs. Bunting. Spanish Girl. Johnny White, Chinaman. Will Richardson, Sailor. W. H. Emsr i,Cop. Jas. Casey, Happy Hooligan. Neil Wurtenburger, Gloomy Gus. • I Miss Emma Causton, Card Girl. Miss Fry, Card Girl. La Rue McPherson, Flower Girl. Miss Woorley, Henrietta. Miss Stella Perkins, Queen of Clubs. Miss Tromblee,Red Riding Hood. Matt McDonald, School Girl. Mrs. McPherson, Orion. oon fesse: d. The case of the State vs. J. J. Savior and Harley Hydorn, sharged Bonners Ferry on New Year's the district court at Rathdrum last with holding up the Cninamen in night had a sensational ending in Tuesday, when both young men appeared and pled guilty, and it wag They will receive t nounced that Saylor had turned state's evidence, tence when court reconvenes on March 7, the penalty being from The confession is said to implicate Wui. Codley as 411 sen one t» fifteen years, ring leader in the crime. Sheriff Whitney dererves great credit in fer reting out the facte. I feet in length is to be constructed. On the south side a slip is to be constructed 800 feet long, leaving but 350 feet of water to cross with a ferry boat in low water, water the boat will land higher on the slip. A great advantage will be that in winter the 350 feet of In high channel will always be open—at least until the ice is safe at the old In summer, the current crossing. is always strong enough to cross the boat quickly over the short distance, with easy approaches on either side. If will be a wonder ful improvement on the old system. Herbert Wales, Clown. A. E. Bunting, Drummer Boy. Miss Shields, American Girl. Miss Bruce, American Girl. Miss McNear, American Girl. Miss Grace, American Girl. Christy Edwards, Soldier Boy. Miss Celia Bloom and Miss Lizzie Bloom, Two Little Girle in Blue. Harnett Causton, Polish Girl. Luke Williams, Coon. G. E. Melder. Oxford Student. Nellie Bloom. Spanish Girl. Mrs. Martin, Butterfly. Arthur Looby, Coon, Elmer Dawson, Ball Player. Mrs. Northrop, Vienna Dancing Girl. Arthur Casey. Spanish Boy. Mrs. VanGasken ) Hilario Mrs. fielder W. A. Leslie, Cadet. Wayne Sweet, Riding Master. Louis Huner, Chinaman. C. Bear, U. S. Sailor. Roy Wertenburger, Clown. Thomas Houston, Jew Peddler, Misses Martin, French Peasants, Charley Hoskett, Tramp W. C. Welch. Highland Chief. Tromblee, Hayseed. Melvin Rafllesun. Clown. The music was furnished by Jno, Johnson, violinist; A. D. Palmer, \ Jocundi. cornetist; Philip Gleed, pianist; all being musicians of recognized ability. prompter and Luke Fitzpatrick was head floor manager, with j several Knights as aides. The sup p*r was served in the banquet room bv Mr. ana Mrs. J. N, McCracken and was in every way worthy of the anniversary occasion. It was a congenial crowd and they made the most of it. The members of Acme Lodge No. 15, K. of P. may well congratu late themselves on the success of their anniversary ball. Melder Harry was of St. Patrick's Ball. Kootenai c un p No. 25,1.0.0. F., announces a grand ball on St. Fat' rick's, Thursday evening, March 17, This is the first ball ever given by the Encampment degree of the jl.o.o. F. in Bonner, Kerry, end the members will undoubtedly un dertaks to spread themselves. For further announcements, see future issues of this paper. - ARE INVITED 10 ATTEND Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition. Portland, Oregon, Feb, 16, 1904, The Kootenai Herald. Bonners Ferry, Idaho. An official invitation is hereby extended to the bounty of Koote nai to make a special exhibit either in its own behalf or in connection with some other body, municipal or otherwise, at the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition to be held in Portland in 1905, It is the purpose of the Exposition to encourage comprehensive exhibits by counties and by chambers of commerce, boards of trade and commercial organizations. For ex hibits of this character, illustrating the resources, industries and pro gress of communities, the following regulations have been provided: FIRST: The preparing and in stalling nf exhibits by counties and organizations will be left to ^he counties or organizations in whose name or under whose authority the exhibits are made. Counties or organizations may erect separate buildings, or may install their ex hibits in the State building of the state in which the county or organi zation is located. Space will be provided on the Exposition grounds for all buildings erected by coun ties and orgar izations and no charge will be made therefor. Plans and specificati ins for such build ings shall be submitted to the Director-General for his approval. All :ollecti'>e ex hibits made by counties and trade organizations will be permitted to participate in the general competi tion; that is, be both collective and competive, SECOND: 1 desire to enlist your co-opera tion and support in this movement, and respectfully to urge early con sidération of this invitation so that, if favorable action be taken, we may allot the necessary space and give you ample time to proceed with preparations for your exhibit. Whatever may be the decision upon our invitation, I am satisfied we can shape our plans so as to harmo nize all efforts to the end that your exhibit may be highly creditable, npt only to your progressive com munity and state, but to the expo sition as well. We feel confident that the ar rangement we propose will offer to counties an exceptional opportuni ty of demonstrating their poten tialities at the Lewis and Clark Exposition of 1905, and that the result of exhibits made in this way will be beneficial to all. Very respectfully, Hknry E. Reed, Director of Exploitation. —Take your watches, clocks and jewelry to the Hotel Casey to have them repaired on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.