”The carnival features elicited universal expressions of admiration. They included a number of bewildering and beautiful parades, by day and by night; the bringing in of twenty-seven bands from all parts of the Inland Empire, including the famous mounted cowboy band from Pendleton, Oregon, and the elaborate social entertainment of thirty-three princesses from as many towns in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana.
Credit for the brilliant success of the carnival was awarded to …A.C. Ware, …”
The History of the City of Spokane and Spokane County, Washington, Vol. 1, by Nelson Duane Durham, 1912, pages 607-8