See JonesW. G. Jones.
Fresh dairy butter at Peter
Andy Danaher is down from
Thomas McCarthy, of Black
duck, is in the city.
Mrs. Chas. Weinch, of Shevlin,
visited Bemidji frieuds yester
More powerful then Svengali's
hypnotic power is Mark's Lung
C. E. AlbrantgoestoNorthome
tonight to look after his business
The Knights "of Pythias confer
the third rank at their regular
meeting tomorrow night.
The little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James Harris, of the Hotel
Richards at Tenstrike, is serious
W. J. Derthwick, advancing
the "Midnight Express" is in the
city today getting up paper for
-The Arabs cure envy by be
stowing the thing coveted.
Mark's Lung Balsam cures
coughs and colds.
A. P- White gave a stag party
to a number of friends Saturday
evening. All present report a
very enjoyable evening.
Mrs. J. P. Smith and son,
Jessie, arrived in the city Satu r
clay for a visit with Mrs. Smith's
daughter, Mrs. H. E. Miller.
"W. O. Newman, the Solway
merchant, was in the city Satur
day to procure medical relief for
his little daughter, who lias been
very ill for some time.
Nero fiddled while Rome,
burned. We cannot believe that
anyone will fiddle away their
chance to cure a cough when it
is so easy to get Mark's Lung
Dr. C. J.
the eye specialist, will be in Be
midji, Jan. 31, and Monday and
Tuesday, Feb. 1 and 2. Office,
Sergeant Wittie shipped a
squad of fifteen recruits to Jeffer
son Barracks at St. Louis today.
From there they will be assigned
to cavalry and infantry service
at the various military posts in
If you want the
very choicest of
Mocha and Java
One trial will con-
vince you that it
has no equal
Valentines at Peterson's.
Mrs. John Buckley is ill with
Mayor Ludington spent Sun
day in Blaekduck.
Wm. Blakcslee is in Bemidji
from Farley today.
C. M. Bacon goes to Blackdu ck
on business tonight.
Daily Pioneer want ads are a
uccess. Try them.
Dr. Tuomy leaves, tonight .for
Blaekduck on business.
Dr. Brimhall of Cass Lake is
in the city on business, i
A daughter was born to Mr.
and Mrs. A. George today.
i The little daughter of Mr. "and
Mrs. A. Gilmour is very ill.
St. Valentine has left a big
stock of favors at Peterson's.
We are in business for your
health. Be convinced by using
Mark's Lung Balsam.
J. Schranz. of Theif River Falls
is in the city today. Mr. Schranz
is an old friend of O. E. Bailey.
John Sibley, the Bena lumber
man, was in the city this morn
ing on his way to Minneapolis.
C. W. Baumbach, who has
been ill at a Perham hospital for
the past two weeks is reported
North Western Debating club
holds a meeting in the lecture
room of the Presbyterian church
The Ladies' Guild will give a
hot supper at the Presbyterian
church Wednesday evening from
6 to 8 p. m. Price 25 cents.
John Liston. who was brought
to St. Anthony's hospital some
time ago suffering from peritoni
tis is recovering very nicely.
A. T. Wheelock goes to Black
duck tonight, where Newman the
hypnotist gives a performance
at the Blaekduck opera house.
Joe Dempsey was appointed
cook at the quarantine hospital
by the board of county commis
sioners and assumed his duties
Dr. Bolkom, of Minneapolis,
will be at the Markham hotel
Saturday, February 6, and Sun
day, February 7, until 2:30 p. m.
See announcement elsewhere on
Patrick Doyle, was released
this morning from the county
jail after having served the third
sentence that has been imposed
on him in the municipal court
Dr. Blakeslee reports that Ife
has a case of smallpox at the
quarantine hospital at present
which is the most malignant type
that has ever come under his ob
servation while county health of
ficer. Photographer Reed went
out today to photograph the pa
Ferdinand Dell, of Logan,
Mont., who arrived in the city
four days ago suffering from a
severe attack of typhoid pneu
monia, died this morning. His
relatives were communicated
with but had not been heard from
this afternoon. He had no friends
in this vicinity^
A mass meeting under the di
rection of the Women's Christian
Temperance Union is called to
meet at the city hall Thursday
evening, Feb. 4, to discuss the
advisability of and adopt meas
ures for closing the houses of
prostitution and to stop gambling
in the village of Bemidji. Every
father and mother should be
present. The meeting is for
Street Commissioner Pogue
states that the water will be
turned off from all residences
and business houses after Feb.21
if there are any delinquencies in
rentals. He has had consider
able difficulty in collecting rents,
and as the annual financial state
ment of the receipt and dis
bursements of the water plant
must be made at that time, fur
ther delays cannot be tolerated.
W. C. T. U. WILL
MAK E A MOVE
Initial Step Looking Toward
Local Reform Taken
MASS MEETING NEXT THURS-
Wide Interest Aroused and Pro
posed Mass Meeting IsanUn*
certain Quantity to Many.
The local W. T. U. held a
meeting at the Union Mission
rooms in the old First National
bank building yesterday at
which the initial step was taken
in a movement looking toward
local reforms of a drastic and far
reaching -nature. The attend
ance at the meeting was about
twenty-five and it was decided to
call a mass meeting at the city
hall for the purpose of deciding
on some definite plan through
which the proposed refor ms can
best be brought about.
Addresses were delivered by
several of those present in which
severe arraignments were made
of well known conditions in this
city and the sentiment was freely
expressed that the time was ripe
when the better people of the
city should interest themselves
to secure a change.
Gambling and other prevalent
social conditions were discussed
atom length and it was decided
to rally the citizens at a mass
meeting who were in favor of a
less liberal municipal policy and
decide upon some plan that would
be effective in curbing and stamp
ing out vice and corruption in
The meeting and its purpose
has been much discussed about
the city today. The mass meet
ing is an unknown quantity to
the gaming fraternity and others
interested and developments will
be awaited with interest.
It is said that the action pro
posed is to circulate and secure
signatures to a petition which
will ask the mayor to suppress
gambling and wipe out the social
evil. State of Ohio, City of Toledo', Lu
Prank J, Cheney makes oath
that he is senior partner of the
firm of F. J. Cheney & Co., doing
business in the City of Toledo,
County and state foresaid, and
that said firm will pay the sum of
ONE HUNDERD DOLLARS for
each and every case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use
of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and sub
scribed in my presence, this 6th
day December, A. D. 1880.
A. W. Gleason,
[SealJ .Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is takon
internally, and acts directly on the
blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. Send for testimonials
F.J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
constipation. Ringing Out
the old and ring
ing in the new nev
er ceases in our
store. Each New
Year sees us with
nicer stock, newer
ideas and newer
methods. It is our
never ending task
to keep our store
thoroughly up to
that is new can al
ways be found in
this store full of
No goods are al
lowed to become
old or shopworn
for we keep mov
ing them by offer
Which are simply
our goods are spe
E. A. BARKER.
Reform Wave Strikes Blaekduck
and Covers Are Drawn Over
Blaekduck totters on the edge
of a municipal reform which bids
fair to shako the town to its found
Wide open gambling which has
boon prevalent was closed by the
mayor this morning. The eause
of the move is said to he the fact
that complaint was made that
several "big mitt" joints were in
operation in that city.
Covers were drawn over every
layout in the town this morning
and the slot machines have been
turned to the wall.
The move causes much open
feeling and sentiment for and
against it is freely expressed.
It is said that the town has
been closed for good and that no
more gambling Will be tolerated.
Bank of Kelliher Wi'll be Opened
For Business by Roberts
The Bank of Kelliher, capital
ized at $10,000, will be opened for
business at Kelliher about the
middle of the present^month.
The building is at present under
course of construction.
The venture will be financed by
the Messrs. W. H. Roberts and
A. P. White of this city.
A Short Letter from Kansas.
Tredick & Co.. of Kingman.
Kansas, write:--Wc have known
Warner's White Wine of Tar
Syrup for a number of years.
It is a standard remedy and a
good seller, and where once tried
a steady customer is obtained.
For sale at City Drug store.
Married This Afternoon.
The marriage of John MeCarty
and Miss Jennie Johnson, of
Blaekduck, occurred in Bemidji
this afternoon. Both are resid
ants of Blaekduck and quite well
known in Bemidji
A receiving order In bankruptcy
has been granted at London against
the widow of Charles Stewart Par
A freight train collided with a
Pennsylvania passenger train at Red
Key, Ind., and four people were in
Two years' imprisonment and per
petual exile to Siberia is the sentence
imposed on a Moscow student named
Andreilf for assaulting a Russian gen
eral in the streets of Kazan.
Lieutenant General Chaffee, in a re
port to be transmitted to congress,
urges the appropriation of $27000,000
for the purchase or four tracts of
ground for army maneuvers.
The forthcoming monthly statement
of the government receipts and expen
ditures will show a decided falling off
of revenues and an increase of expen
ditures as compared with the corre
sponding month of last year.
Why are there so many semi-invalid
women? Simply because their cases
are neglected or not understood. No
member of the human family is so
neglected as "woman, and 50 per
cent of unmarried. 79 per cent, of the
married women are Buffering from
some form of female trouble. Flow
many of you have been treated for
dyspepsia, palpitation of the heart,
neuralgia, chronic cough, constipation,
burning urine, hack ache, etc.. with
only temporary relief?
In 99 per cent, of such cases the
trouble is with the womb and Us ap
pendages, and the other organs are
affected through the reflex nervous
Do not be discouraged! no matter
how bad your case. Every case of
riftiid can l-e permanently cured.
Why go on dragging out miserable
existence when health (all there is to
this life) is within your reach?
TaKe Care of the Eyes.
Weak eyes, sore eyes, watery eyes,
and cross eyes. Inflamed lids and
(Masses correctly tilled enable old
eyes to sec as well as ever. Tako.no
chances with cheap plies,
Una atiijial Dis
charges, loss of tone, feeling and rigor
It speedily and permanently removes
The Home Trealment for All Female
Ladles' own Obstetric and
perpetual calendar by ad
475 W. North Ave Chicago, 111.
HY'NE Sold bv A. OILMOUR & CO.,
Running ears, sore ears, noise in
ears, etc., cured.
OR. BOLKGGM IS COMING!
This eminent Specialist conies to you from the most successful Medical
Institute in the United States for the tmitnu'iit and cure of all chronic
and private diseases of men and women.. This Institute started in a small
way in Pennsylvania in 1SI7 gradually grow and extended Its branches to
Chicago and later to Minneapolis. By honesty to its patrons and its unlim-
ited facilities it has built up an enviable reputation throughout the United
States and Canada. The record of
If your case is curable you will be treated whether you have the ready
money or not. In this way poor people who cannot afford to visit the Insti-
tute have an equiil chance with the rich. No matter bow bad your case or
who has pronounced it incurable, call and 11 nd out the truth. It costs you
Pale Weak Women.
Every afflicted man and woman owes it to themselves, their families, and
the future generation to gel cured.
Absolute privacy, the utmost care/courtesy and attention is given every
i DR. BOLKCOM.
President of Pennsylvania Medical Institute. Established 1807.
At Markham Hotel,
Saturday, Feb* 6
from 8 a. m. to 9 p. m., and Sunday,
Feb. 7, from 8 a. m. to 2:30 p. m.
$ $ $ $ $
We herewith thank our
who Have taken advantage of our great sacrifice sale,
and desire to remind, all of our 5 and 10 cent, bargain
counters, which are money savers to those in need of
notions or small wares of any kind We make a
specialty of Laundry and Toilet Soaps,
the best that can be purchased. We carry the best line
of HOSIERY for ladies, children and men that money
can buy. Our forced sale prices still continue. Come
in and examine our stock and get prices and we will
deliver the goods.
The Fair Variety Cash Store, 5?
cures now reaches nearly i million.
A list of names and addresses of
patrons cured furnished on applica
N. P-Or T.olkcorn, the presi
dent of this great Institute, will be
hero in person and examine each
case carefully and tell every oho
whether they can be cured or not.
If your ease Ls Incurable yon will
be so informed and no money will
bo accepted from ydta.
You ng Men.
Suffering from organic weakness,
nervous debility. lost manhood, un
natural emissions and discharges re
sulting from early tallies! and youthful
errors, causing pimples, dizziness, de
spondency, pain In back or legs,
dre.iins, nervousness, deranged stom
ach, tired and worn-out feeling, lack
of ambition, unfitness for marriage,
business or study in Us last stages
causing despondency, insanity, and
A cloudy urine or a sediment on
standing may mean a constant drain
upon your vitality. This bidden loss
may produce disease of any organ of
Every man who has. violated na
ture's laws or who has any symptoms
Of above diseases or who contemplates
marriage and suspects some defect,
should consult the doctor at once.
Don't wait until you become a physi
cal fthd moral wreck.
The I octo treats successfully dis
eases of eye and ear, nose and
throat, stomach and liver,"heart and
lungSi kidneys and bladder, skin and
blood, nervous system. Cancers and
tumors baldness, if the hair root has
not been destroyed!
Small, weak ougans enlarged and
strengthened. Surgical operations and
ray examinations when necessary
and glasses titled when needed.
Is too much money for me to
have invested in Furniture at
this time of the year. I am
sacrificing it for cash.
E. L. NAYL0R.
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