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BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO, SATURDAY DECEMBER 24 1904.
C. C, Mercantile Co v Ltd.
will Se II Vou
Tomatoes per can.
Silver Brand Milk .
Marrow Fat Peas..
GALLON C\NS PIE F HUIT:
. 10 cts.
Men's Furnishing Goods
GOLD SEAL RUBBER GOODS
Deors and Windows
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO
G. R. GRAY. Manager
Real Estate i
I WANT YOU TO KNOW that my office on Main St.
jSg Bonners Ferry, Idaho, is heat! quarters f,.r the Real Estate
** business in the Kootenai Valley; that I am selling choice Timber
. and Farming Lands in large and small quantities; that I sell
«v Northern Pacific R. R. lands, Town Lots and Mill Sites,ami am
3)£ selling lands all »he time; that I will write vour Fire Insur- èÜ
^ ance; that 1 keep the certified Government plats, and make a *
specialty of writing Homestead, Timber and Stone. Contest and àfe
Relinquishment papers, with reliable information to applicants Qa
for public lands. Jic do your Conveyancing, Examine Titles, g
aR. Collect R «u w and Pay Taxes for nonresidents. Gallon ^
CHAS. O'CALLAGHAN, Bonners Ferry
Tlie best place to buy your Goods is theplace
that will sell yoa the most Goods for the least
Money. The Bonner Mercantile Company
keeps a complete line of Seasonable Goods at
Our Stock of Groceries is kept complete with fres h ,
new goods We keep in hand,
and XXX FLOUR
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No. I SHORE MACKEREL
ALL KINDS OF
Canned Fruit and Vegetables,
Sour Kraut, etc
We are making special arrangement« Thereby ne
will be able t^ take the best possible care of our
If you are not already a customer of ours, we invite
you to give ns a call and we will save you money. If not
convenient to call, mail your orders to the old, reliable
Bonner Mercantile Co. IJ
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Geo. L*. Shoup.
SENATOR SHOUP DEAD
Dec. 21, —Geo
L. Shoup, pioneei, territorial gov
ernor and former senator of the
United Stuffs ffmh Idaho, died here
at 8 o'clock this morning. Flag
are halfmasted on the state build
ings. and his relatives, responding
to appeals ot warm fii-nd, have
consented to a state funeral. Mr
Shoup had been ill for weeks, and
it was known for several davs that
the time of dissolution was at hand
It has been decided that the ftt
mral services will be held in St
Michael's cathedral Friday after
oon at 2 o'clock.
The service nt
the Episcopal church will he con
ducted by Bishop Funston, assisted
by Dean Hinks. At the Masonic
cemetery the Masonic grand lodge
will supervise the jeremon V. The
Elks, members of the Loyal Legion
and the Grand army will partie
ipate, and the state will he
represented by the executive and
judicial officers and the justices of
the supreme comt.
Although arrangements have not
been fully completed, it is announc
ed the casket will be taken to the
capitul building at 10 o'clock on
Friday morning. Surrounded by
a guard of honor, the body will lie
in state until the hour set for the
The body of former Senator
Shoup will be moved from the res
ideme to the capitol building at 10
o'clock Friday morning. A detail
of Knights Templars will act as an
escort. The casket will be placed
in the main entrance of the build
A netail from the Third cavalry
will be stationed at the central
south gate, at the main entrance of
the building and the west side door,
The pupils of the public schools
will assemble in the school build
ing Friday afternoon and march t >
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W. A. ALEXANDER
the capitil grounds and through
flic death of Senator Shoup will
cast a «loom over the. entire state.
pioneers and his name was a house
hold word in thousands of homes
in the state. No man in Idaho had
more sincere personal friends than
the late Senator.
Senator Shoup has had a distin
private in the First Colorado Cav
alry in the civil war and arose to
the rank of Colonel, commanding
the 3d cavalry at the close ol the
of the earliest of
He en Mated as a
He came to Idaho in 1866 and
engaged in merchandizing at Sal
mon City, Idaho. He retained his
interests there at the time of his
death, it being the largest mercan
tile establishment in the state,
He served sevnal terms in the
territorial legislature and in 1889
was appointed territorial Governor
by President Harrison. Idaho
becoming a state the next year, he
was elected the first governor of
the state. The first legislature
elected him U. 8. Senator and he
was reelected for a full term in
1894, and was the caucus nominee
for a third term, being de f ealed by
Senator Shoup served nearly six
teen years as a member of the
National Republican committee,
The Senator was always true to
his friends who trusted implicitly
j n honor,
character, of strong ability, and nad
abundance of good, common sense.
The whole state will mourn his
He was a forceful
iss. Mr. Shoup leaves a wife and
8 j x children—three bovs, Waite*-,
Georg- and William,' and three
daughters, L-na. Laura and Mar
KH ret; also a brother, James M
. Shoup, Unite ! States marshal of
| Alaska, and a sister.
In the Northern Idahi Nsws of
last week there appeared the follow
i is» editorial comment:
"Word whs received this week from Senator
W. B. Heyburn that the aiqxiintnu-nt oT
Thomas A, Murray of this city as Supervisor©!:
the Priest Hiver Forest Reserve to succeed
Robert Bragaw had been turned down on
account of an affidavit having been tiled at
the Department by C. L. Heilman of Rath
drum, in which it is affirmed that Murray was
not an able bodied man."
It seems that the News was mis
informed ou ' the subject as the
following telegrams would seem to
indicate. The attention of Mr. Heil
man having been called to the
matter he wired Senatoi Heyburn
Rathdrum, Idaho, Dec, 21, tiKM.
Hon. W, B. Heyburn. United States Senate,
Washington, D. C.
The Sandpolnt News publishes editorially
the following; "Word was received this week
from Senator W. B. Heyburn that the appoint
ment of Thomas A. Murray of tills city as
Supervisor of the Priest River Forest Reserve to
succeed Robert Bragaw had been turned down
on account of an affidavit having been tiled
at the Department by C. L. Heilman of Bath
drum, in which it is affirmed that Murray was
not an able bodied man." Please advise me
by wire about this matter. I made no affida
vit against Murray.
Cham. L. Hkitman.
Senator Heyburn replied as fol
Wasliington, D. C.,
Dec. 22, 1904.
Chus. !.. Heitman,
Absolutely no truth in editorial referred to
in your telegram. Naver heard of your filing
or making affidavit or any statement in regard
to Murray und have nude no statement my
self on the subject. No one has been turned
down in the matter.
President has Placed
foiest reserves in classified service and vac
ancies will be tilled by promotion.
merely change in policy of government of
W. B. HEYBURN.
The Northern Idaho News wan
misinformed and we have no doubt
but that it will latte the tirsl
opportunity to make a suitable
conectiun and set Chairman Heit.
man right betöre its readers.
BONNINGTON — McGREEVEY.
The marriage ot James McGree
vey and Lizzie Bonnington was
solemnized on Tuesday, at the home
of the bride's brother, Jesse Howe,
in this city, Rev. Fattier Kelley
officiating. The ceremony was pri
vate, only relatives of the bilde
Mr. McGreevey occupies a prom
inent position with the Boulters
herry Lumber Co. Mis. McGree
vey's home was in Washington.
She is a most charming lady, ami
the many friends of Mr. McGreevey,
including the Herald, extend him
theit congratulations and wish both
They leltou the afternoon train
on a short wedding lour. On their
return they will reside in the new
residence erected by Mr. MiGree
vey during the summer.
They were accompanied to the
train by many of tneir intimate
friends who showered them with
rice* and otnsr tokens of good luck,
and ot course some practical j ikes
Had to he perpetrated. One of these
was for some of Mr. McG reevey's
friends to sinae off a lot of
circulars like the following on a
typewriter and distribute them on
tne train :
"This is a newly married n uphi. Don't
mind if they du ail a little queer. I'leuse
turn your head the other way so as to not
bother them, as the groom, Mr. MeUreevey,
is a very bashful young man and his friends
at Bonners Ferry would dislike very much to
have him annoyed or troubled on his wedding
trip. You will know him by tu» blueovei
coat and stiff hut. I'leuse, be very kind to
them, for Jim is very basiiful."
Hil Fhiemm at Conners Fkkkv,
It was ratner a trying experten e
but they say the groom acquitted
himself very gracefully.
— Don't forg-l that we will g ; ve
25 per cent off everything in the
jewelry line trum now until lhe25tu
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