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cT W. KINO. Editor. C D. Rowe, Associate Editor. Published every Tuesday at Bonners Ferry, Idaho, In the Interests of the Kootenai Valley of Idaho. Entered as second class matter. January 1, T906, at the postoffloe at Bonners Ferry, Idaho, under the Act of Confess of March 3. 1879. Subscription rates, $2.00 per year If $2.50 otherwise. paid in advance; Canada and foreign countries, $2.50 yearly in advance. DR C 'A. RAE DENTIST Office hours: 9 to 12 and 1 to 5 Evenings by [appointment—Phone 32-2 Enterprise block, Bonners Kerry. Ernest M. Flood LAWYER First State Bank Building BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO. O. C. Wileon Frank Bottom BOTTUM * WILSON. Lawyers Offices In First State Bank Bldg. Bonners Ferry, Idaho. J. HARLEY CAVE CIVIL, MINING AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING IDAHO BONNERS FERRY - HENRY L. MOUNTJOY Licensed Architect for the State of Idaho. Address 511 Fourth Ave., Sand point, Idaho. I I nan Office Opposite Post Office Office Phone No. 19 f Residence Phone No. 107 Bonners Ferry, Idaho Harry Dudman MINES AND REAL ESTATE Broker Financial agent of Bethlehem Gold Mines, Ltd., Yahk Mining Dis trit t, Idaho. Gold, Sliver and Lead property and one of the companies that is coming to the front very fast. Write or call for engineer's re port on this property. SPOKANE Main 3770 408-9 Sherwood Bldg. Branch Otfic® ENTERPRISE BLDG., MAIN ST. BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO AUTO STAGE Ferry-Porthlll-Dodge Auto Bonners Mail Stag Leave Bonners Ferry, at Post office, daily except Sun day . Arrive Porthill . Leave Porthill daily except Sunday, at Postofflce.. Arrive Bonners Perry . 4:00 p.m. Conections made with all trains, accidents excepted. Fare to Porthill Freight and express, per parcel... _.60 Fare to Copeland . . 7.30 a. m. 12.30 p. m 1:00 p. m $ 2.00 .. 1.25 Lodge Directory UTOPIA LODGE NO. 36 1. O. O. F. Meets Monday evenings of each week. F. A. Davis, N. C. J. W. Reid. Secretary BONNERS FERRY LODGE NO. 43— A. F. & A. M. Regular communication second Wednesday of each month. Ray De Wolf. W. M. Frank Bottum. Secretary. LOYAL REBEKAH ÄJDGE NO. 43 Meets Tuesday of each week. Mrs. O. R, Stookey, N. G. Mrs. Irene Fogelsong, Secretary ACME LODGE NO. 16 KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Meets Thursday of each week. J. Bert Cowen, C. C. H. 1. Monks, K. of R. S. MOYIE CHAPTER NO. 31 Order of Eastern Star Meets first and third Wednesdays of each month. Mrs. C. D. Slmonds, W. M. Mrs. Belle Bishop, Secretary. F. E. & C. U. of A. Local No. B3. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturdays at Nortbside School, 7:30 p. m. A. H. Trent, President. Mrs. A. E. Aldridge, Seo. EXPECTS RESULTS PALMER S INSTRUCTIONS TO THE FEDERAL AGENTS ARE BE ING OBEYED. FOOD SUPPLIES HOARDED AWAY Criminal Penalty May Be Attached by Congress—Senate Committee to Consider Measure to License Meat Packers. Washington.—The fight of the gov ernment to reduce the cost of living is expected to result In action in many stales this week to force hoarded food on the market, while congress is de- ' hating legislation dealing with the question. Reports to Attorney General Palmer have Indicated that < instructions to district attorneys to proceed vigorous ly In fhe enforcement of the food con trol law were being obeyed literally. Installées of the seizure of foodstuffs in St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City, San Diego and the south, officials here believe, will be multiplied in the next tew days. Mr. Palmer, directing the campaign from Washington, will go to New York to confer with the fair price board for that (4ty. Would Amend Food Control. Senate and house agriculture com mittees probably will report this week an amendment to the food control law giving a criminal penalty which hitherto has been lacking and exnnml ing the law to cover colthlng. Cold storage legislation also may be acted on by the house interstate commerce committee. Consideration of requests by sever al departments of appropriations to carry on work in reduction of Jiving costs was inaugurated Monday by the house appropriations committee. The senate District of Columbia subcom mittee will continue its hearing with a view to framing ''model" legislation for regulation of prices. Closely askin to the consideration of the living cost question will he the hearings to be started Monday by the senate interstate commerce commit tee on the Kenyon-Kendrick bills to license meat packers. W. B. Colver, member of the federal trade commis sion, which has investigated extensive ly the packing industry, will be the first witness. Get Evidence of Profiteering. Chlfcago.-^-Asslstants of the federal district attorney were engaged Sun day in preparing evidence against al leged profiteers and hoarders, 13 of whom have been listed for arrest. Only two warrants have been issued thus far amj Sunday their counsel, J. F. Campbell and John E. Bunker, offi cials of a sugar brokerage concern, said they would surrender in a day or two. They are charged under the IjeVbr act with profiteering. COMPLETE TIEUP OF TRAFFIC IN GOTHAM Subway and Elevated Street Car Lines Paralyzed—Collusion of the Unions and Co. Charged. New York.—The vast subway and elevated systems of. the Interborough Rapid Transit company, operating in Manhattan, fhe Bronx and parts of Brooklyn and Queens, was complete ly paralyzed Sunday by a strike. Show People Strike. New York.—Stage hands aud musi cians have stalked forth from New York playhouses in sympathy with striking stars for whom they previ ously had set the stage and played th© fiddle. * Henderson Quits Federal Job. Seattle.—Resignation of W. B. Hen derson, commercial agent of the de partment of commerce here since its inception in 1914, announced. MEXICAN BANDITS HOLD FLIERS.FOR RANSOM Demand $15,000 for Release of Two Aviators—Must Be Paid by Aug. 18—Close to Border. Marfa. Texas.—Letters purport ing to toe from Lieutenants Paul H. Davis and Harold G. Peterson. American army aviators, missing since Aug. 10. were received here Aug. 17 at military headquarters. The letters stated the aviators were bing held by bandits for $15,000 ransom somewhere- in Mexico and were threatened with death unless the ransom was paid, according to the letters. The demand for the ransom was received here Sunday and a report made at once to Major General Dlckman. commander of the south ern departuicuL An unconfirmed report also was received that the aviators were being held close to the American border and that Chi co Cano, a fhmous bandit of the Big Hend-Ojinaga district, was the lead er of the bandit band bolding the aviators. I SHOTS FIRED IN CHICAGO RIOTS Strike of Lunch Room Workers Is Cause of the Outbreak—No One Was Injured. Chicago.—Riotous outbreaks In wclhb a few shots were fired and fist fighas were prominent occur red Sunday night In connection with a strike voted by lunch room employes. Three disturbances oc curred in the odwntown district where the police were railed and used clubs and fists to disperse the ftatherinfts. The strike was voted Sunday to bo effective at midnight, but a half hour earlier the jadice were sum moned to three dunch rooms where I. W. W. members had gathered. When crowds of Jeering I. W. W. appeared near some of the lunch rooms the police attempted to dis perse them and met opposition. A few shots were fired but no one was wounded. ' RAILROAD FIREMEN'S WANTS RAILWAY WORKERS ASK 35 TO 65 PER CENT BOOST; NEW SCALE ADOPTED. 0 Want $6.50 to $7.20 a Day—Request Mechanical Stokers on Coal Burn Engines of Over 20,000 Pounds or Two Firemen. Cleveland.—■-A 35 to 65 per cent in crease in wages Is demanded for 117, 000 firemen and hostlers on railroads in the United States and Canada in a wage scale adopted before adjourn ment Sunday by 300 general chairmen of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen in session her© for several days. Another demand to be presented to the director general of railroads is that all coal burning locomotives in road service weighing 200,000 pounds and over shall be equipped with me chanical stokers ami that two firemen shall he employed on all such locomo tives until they are so equipped. About half of the 80.000 engines in the United States will come under this proposal. EDITORS WELCOME CRUISER tyONTAN^ Newspaper Men Greet First Ship of Pacific Fleet to enter Puget Sound Port. Seattle.—Sixty-six delegates to the National Editorial asspclatiou conven tion here, including also meembers of the Oregon and Washington State Press associations, extended the north west's first greeting to the first ship of the new Pacific fleet to touch Puget sound waters, when the cruiser Mon tana arrived at Bremerton Saturday. The editors were guests of the J. F. Duthle & Co., shipbuilding, company, on the steel steamer Seattle Spirit, which was making her trial trip. Just off Bremerton the vessel met the Montana coining in. With a crash the merchant vessel's band struck up "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the editors cheered themselves hoarse. The Mon tana acknowledged the welcome with her whistle. President C. E. Ingalls of the Oregon Press association and President E. M. Connor of the Wash ington association were with the par ty of editors. The Seattle Spirit is commanded by Captain A. P. Spauld ing. a native of Seattle, and all of the crew are native© sons. After witnessing the launching of tj,ie 960t)-ton steel steamer Editor here early Saturday the editors who did not take the trial trip were guests of the Seattle port commission on a ferry tri|i about thee waterfront.and through the government locks into Lake Wash ington. Saturday night newspaper women of Seattle entertained the vis iting women at dinner and a theater party. The men were guests at a "stag" held by the Préss club. Sunday the editors visited the navy yard at Bremerton. DEMANDS ACTION ON TREATY. Held in Cold Storage by Enemies, Says Hitchcock. What promises to be one of the cru cial weeks of the peace treaty fight in the senate began Sunday with theiis suance of a formal statement by Sen ator Hitchcock of Nebraska, the ad ministration senate leader, declaring conditions throughout the country de manded that the treaty be brought out of the foreign relations commit tee promptly and ratified. Get French Contract. New York.—The French govern ment has notified MacArthur Broth ers company, a New York engineer ing firm, that it had been awarded a contract for the building of 2000 houses in the devastated regions of France. Mistaken for Deer; Man Killed. Eureka, Cal.—Mistaken for a deer, McLeod, a rancher, was shot and killed by George Dickson at' Dyersville, near here, t , Roderick Europe Faces Fuel. Shortage. Berlin.—Ail Europe is facing disac ter in the coal situât iftn is the com mon opinion of industrial and ship ping leaders. SELWAY AND NEZ FLAMES IN PERCE BEYOND CONTROL BAD ON CLEARWATER. VAST AREA BEING CONSUMED Expense in Inland Empire $1,000,000—Add to Thunder Moun tain Force, Announcement of G. A. Smith, Season's at forestry headquarters Kooskia Sunday reported that Sei way the dense smoke limited the vision to a 'half a mile and it was impossible to reveal the exact conditions. The iXK'k sawicreek fire in the Selway reserve is now 30 miles long by 10 miles wide. The Fish creek fire has burned eBtween Kooskia over 10,000 acres, and the Locksaw creek fire there is a that con fire on I'eet King creew tinues to spread. In the Indian peak district on eMadow creek a fire has burned all the territory within the This district drianage of that creek, lies on the Selway creek slopes about 15 miles from'Elk City. There are t. 800,00 acres on the Sel and it lies between the way reserve Clearwater reserve with 997,000 acres, and th Nez Perce reserve, with 1.117, slopes of the Cleawater and Salmon This timber afl lies on the 000 acres, river in Idaho. Ten Fires Beyond Control. There is a total of 10 fires burn ing on the Selway reserve, all beyond The situation is distinctly control. the worst since 1910 ond hap© now rests In a radical change in weather conditions, according to a summary of the. Kooskia headquarters report. Supervisor Fullaway of the Nez Perce resedve stated at Grangeville that 40,000 acres have been burned The Gospel over on the reserve, creek fire in the Adams Camp section and the Mallard creek fire near Elk City have reached such magnitude that fire fighters can work about them only on sides where the best limber is threatened. Three sides of the Gospel creek fire have been trenched. Private Holders Intact. nO the Cleawater reserve the Lar son creek fire, which jumped the North Fork river August 3, have burned over three sections on the south side. Men are fighting the fire on the north side to keep it out of the Rocky creek basin, where a great stand of white pine is threatened. For est reseive crews, supplemented *by crews of the Clearwater. Protective association, representing private'hold ings, are hurrying to the scene. There has been no loss of private holdings. Reports from all headquarters give no confirmation that men have lost, their lives ini fighting the fires, de spite persistent rumors. A million dollars has been spent this season for fighting fires in the fortst of northern Idaho and Montana, acccording to figures announced by Assistant District Forester Glen A. Smith, in charge of fire fighting. STOCK AND CROP. NOTES. Fifty-eight bushels of Jenkins Club wheat an acre is the yield threshed by Gilbert Lyon on the Arnold S. Lyon farm, just east of Moscow, Idaho, Aug. 12. The wheat tests No. 1. There were 15 acres in this field. Thirty-five acers adjoining yielded 40 bushels per acre. H. F. Kelly, a big wheat rancher of the Washtucna district, expects to harvest approximately 100,000 bush els of wheat this year, according to his report to the Exchange National bank. Mr. Kelly operates 5000 acres near Washtucna, and his first thresh ing returns indicate that the grain will average 20 bushels to the acre. Cantaloupes and watermelons to the value of $125,000 will be shipped from Wapato, Wash., in the next few weeks, according to the estimate of G. H. Cardwell of the Pacific Fruit and Produce Co. Movement of melons are just getting under headway. There will be a total of 175. cars at least. Cantaloupes are bringing the grow er from $2.25 to $2.75 and water melons between $16 to $18 a ton. Nebraska's 1919 com yield was, Au gust 11. forcast at 174,830.000 bushels, or 51,744,000 bushels more than last, year. This estimate was made in the August crop report of the United States bureau of crop estimates and the state board of agriculture. The predicted production, however, 13,766,000 bushels under the five-year 1913-1917 average. Cold, wet weather in the spring, cut worms and drouth in the summer are held responsible. I To Probe Postal Wages. Washington.—Hearings on salaries of postal employes will he held in a number of ^cities in September and October by the joint commission on postal salaries. i - congressional $41,000 for Yakima Orchard. Yakima, Wash.—Mike Tonkoff has purchased the E. C. Van Brundt 40 acre orchard, the oldest commercial orchard in this valley, paying $41,000. Spokane Rent Go Up. Spokane.—Office rents in all down town buildings will be raised for 10 to 25 percent October 1. owners and managers of buildings announced. 4 M. & B. CARPENTER SHOP J. MUHLFELD, Proprietor Windows, Doors, Glass, Sash All kinds of Carpenter Work Done Promptly Bring Me Your Old Shoes and let me increase the wear you will get out of them by judi repairing. We do all kinds of shoe repairing, and our large equipment of modem machinery insures rapid and high-grade work. cions Up-to-Date Shoe Shop R. D. PAOLUCCI, Prop. We Buy All Issues of Liberty Bonds ■ ]f yon are compelled through force of circumstances to sell your bonds, take them to your banker and ask him to draw sight-draft on us with bonds attached, or send the bonds to us yourself by registered mail. We will remit on day received at the highest market price. Telephone, write or wire for quotations on Liberty bonds or any other security quotations. Irving Whitehouse Company Davenport Hotel Bldg. Spokane, Wash. Box 67 T Phone 9 When you want any kind of dray or transfer work. Motor * Truck at your service. Call any time of day. Night work when necessary. * The Golden Rule Transfer J. T. LEACH, Proprietor WOOD and COAL Office in Herald Building Residence Phone 42 The Shamrock CIGAR STORE JOSEPH BANNING, Proprietor POOL and CARD TABLES The Best Place in Town to Spend the Long Winter Evenings. Always Warm and Comfortable. We Carry a Fine Line of Cigars and Tobaccos, Pipes, Confectionery, Soft Drinks and Fruits and Nuts. BONNER WATER & LIGHT CO. FRANK BERGER, Manager Water Light Power Let ns supply you with your needs in the way of ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES The Crystal Laundry F. K. INOUE, Proprietor. Telephone 132. Now ready for business under new management. Bundles callc^ or and delivered. First-class work, at lowest prices, guaranteed. Out io, «T 11 wor ! t and Rou 9h Drv Work oi»r specialty. We have the be« •i .ru rv equipment and employ the most competent help in the citf Cleaning & Pressing Ladies' Garments Our specialty. Moderate Prices.