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The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.are
By R. W HITCHCOCK.
Entered in the postofflce at Beinidji, Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper
SUBSCRIPTIO N $5 PE YEA
1904 FEBRUAR 90
Sn. Mo. Tu. We.
lived a useful life in the broadest
sense of the term. He was always
successful and his unstinted zeal
and the ability and energy which
he brought to his every under-
taking made him a man to be ad-
mired and respected. He was a
business man of the broad-
guaged, liberal type who stood
.squarely for his friends and his
sincerest convictions, a sterling
character in public life, and it is
to be regretted that he was not
permitted to round out more
years of usefulness.
BEMIDJI'S schools are a problem
at present and have been for the
past five years. The school board
has builded a number of additions
to the city schools and cramped
conditions are still reported.
However, there is one good thing
.about it all. I demonstrates
very conclusively the rapid
growth of the city and removes
it far and effectually from the list
of towns that are known in the
parlance of the thoroughfare as
THE Japanese naval officers
have orders to blow up their
ships before letting them fail
into the hands of the Russians.
I is a small wonder that the
almond-eyed Oriental nation has
the sympathy of the American
people when sentiment like this
prevails. There is something
American about this, a-fight-to-
the-finish, sink-or-swim tone that
will bear a great deal of admira-
tion and is heartily deserving of
THE Retail Grocers are in ses-
sion at Crookston, and the Com-
mercial West, one of the bright-
est trade publications of the state,
is represented at the convention
by W. E. Davis, a newspaper
man known to his friends in the
halcyon days of the Red River
Valley as "Prunes," Mr- Davis
is now successful with the Com-
mercial West, and he worthy of
all success that comes to him.
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13 10 17
MARCUS A. HANNA.
The passing of Senator Marcus
A Hanna at Washington yester-
day removes from public life one
of the strongest and most force-
iul of latter day Americans.
Outside the presidential chair
few men have attracted wider
public attention during the past
ten years than did Senator
Hanna. Fo that length of time
he has been a conspicious figure
in the politics of the country and
he esteem in which he was held
by the liberal and conservative
public at large, is best attested
by the universal expressions of
regret that attend the announce-
ment of his death. Senator Hanna
wives have left them during the
past five years, have formed a
"Deserted Husbands" club and
soon to hold an anniversary
banquet. I is only fair to pre-
sume that among the subjects for
the toasts will beth time hon-
ored title "Why Do Our Loved
Ones Leave Us."
and door factory wants
to come to Bemidji. Another
evidence that lev4-headed busi-
ness people have faith in the fu-
ture of the town and one that will
Leading Ma Is111
Owing to the illness of Fred
Mershon, one of the members of
the Warner Comedy company,
there was no performance at the
City Opera house last night. Mr
Mershon's indisposition is quite
serious and Dr. Henderson, who
is attending him states that he
will be unable to resume until
Friday night at least. There will
be no performance tonight or bo
morrow night but the engage
ment will be resumed Friday
night, Mr. Mershon's condition
permitting. There will be a Sat
urday afternoon matinee and the
company's engagement will con
clude Saturday night. Th in
ability of the company to car ry
out its full engagement will be
generally regretted. It Monday
nights performance gavepromise
of a very enjoyable week for
local theatre goers and Mr. Mer
shon's early and complete re
covery is generally hoped for.
Advertise in the Daily Pioneer.
It's a good investment.
Uiin atiiral Dis
charges, loss of tone, feeling' andvitror,
It speedily and permanently removes
The Home Treatment for All Female
FRFP Ladies' own obstetricy and
perpetual calendar ad
475 W. North Ave.. Chicago, Til.
HY'NE Sold bv A. GILMOUR & CO.,
We handle the Buffalo
Oil Co.'s Oils.
Kerosene guarante ed
not 1- 0 smoke the
74 per cent gasoline 25c
Linseed oil, raw 60c
Linseed oil, boiled 65c
Dustless float oil... 50c
Paints, Stains, Varnishes,
W. C. JONES
A LL POINTS
AND ON THE
TIME TABLE LOCAL TRAINS
N o. 40...Park Rapids Line. .7:10a.m.
14.. .Duluth Express.. .12:27 p.m.
26 12:34 a.m.
13 Fosston Line 2:o0p.m.
25 3:12 a.m.
39...Park Rapids Line..7:32
FULL INFORMATION FROM
E. E. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent,
9 9 9
Methodist Missionaries Sate.
New York. Feb. 17.A cable mes
sage from Seoul, Korea, has reached
the office of the missionary society of
the Methodist Episcopal church in this
city announcing the safety of all Meth
odist missionaries in Korea and the
safe arrival from Shanghai of Bishop
David H. Moore, who was on his way
to Seoul to attend a Korean mission
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lu
Prank J. Cheney makes oath
that he is senior partner of the
firm of P. 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 Hali's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and sub
scribed in my presence, this 6th
day December, A. D. 1886.
A. W. Gleason,
[Seal] Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken
internally, and acts directly on the
blood and mucoussurfacesof the
system. Send for testimonials
P. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
When your beer
pumps do not work
see Doran and have
Do not forget we
do all kinds of steam
and water pipe re
pairing. Call or telephone to
J. J. DORAN
J. E. MULLIGAN
U. S. Deputy Government Surveyor
Headquarters at Bcaudette. Minn.
Bejnidji ami Fosston banks and
Merchants Bank of Crookston.
The Lesson of the Past
For eight years we have been
telling of the wonderful future of
Bemidji. Man have been unbeliev
ing. They have lost fortunes. Every
year proved our prediction many
times over. Bemidji will one day
be a great city, and townsite lots,
now to be had cheap, will be worth
big money. Bu now.
Bemidji Townsite &
JOHN GIBBONS, Local Agent.
Mulligan & Cornwall
LOCATIONS ON RED LAKE RESERVATION A SPEC ALTY
AND GUARANTEED AS DESCRIBED
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The North Dakota Liquor Institute*
The Litest improved scientific treatment for the liquor habit 9
days. No publicity. Write for full particulars
628 North Third St., Grand-Forks, N. D. 9
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P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsel lor at Law
Office over First National Bank.
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office in Hiles Block.
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, Hinti. Office: Swedback Block
Gibbons & Torrance
Collections City Real Estate
Attorneys at Law
Dr. Rowland Grilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: niles Block
Physician and Surgeon
Office: nilea Block. Beminll
Dr. E. H. Marcum
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone 331 Office Phone 18
Dr. J. T. Tuomy
Office over First National Bank, Third St.
Dr. E. H. Smith
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Boston Block
Office Phone, 73 Home Phone, 60
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Bemidji Aerie No. 351,
Meets every rionday at 8 m.,
Joseph Harrington, W. President
H. LeBleu, W. Secretary
Visiting Easrles cordially invited. ___
Hint for the Future
Headquarters at Bemidji. Minn.
CORRECT PEATS OF
ALL RESERVATION LANDS
SIX MEN WANTEDBig wages
guaranteed. Inquire at W. G.
WANTED Girl for general
housework. Apply to Mrs*
Henry Buenther, Fifth street,
between Beltrami and Minne
WANTEDPurchasers for old
papers. Ten cents a hundred.
WANTEDTo fill your wants.
Nothing does it like a Pioneer
WANTEDMen to learn barber
trade catalogue mailed free
Moler Barber college, 221 Sec
ond avenue south, Minneapolis,
Minn. MacGregor & Ander
son, props. Established 1893.
FOR SA LE CHEAPFour room
cottage near business district
of city. Call at N. saloon.
OR SALEContracts for Deed
Latest approved form at the
FOR SALE CHEAPWe have
for sale, cheap, one 14-horse
power joint traction [engine, in
first class condition. Just the
thing for a sawmill. Address
Prentice Bros., Cogswell, N. D.
OR SALEOnion skin type
writer paper at the Pioneer
OR SALEA good clean stock
of dry goods invoice about
$8,000 located at Fort Dodge,
Iowa. Address L. L.Lostutter.
-A nicely furnished
gold ring and seven or eight
dollars. Finder please return
ring to this office.
PREPARED ONLY BY
MARK S BALSAM
The Great Cough Cure
For the cure of all affections of
the lung, throat and chest, such as
Coughs, Colds, Asthma, Croup, Whoop=
ing Cough,-Hoarseness, Etc., Bronchitis,
and will prevent consumption when
taken in time. Guaranteed.
Price 25 and 50 cents.
PETER ffl. WRRK
Manufacturer of MARK 'S CELEBRATED REMEDIES,
M1SC E LAN EOUS-Contipued.
BARRETT & ZIMMERMAN,
Midway Horse market, St. Paul,
will pay your horses, wagons
and harnesses at all times.
WANT ED Young men and
women, learn telegraphy at
home. Good salaries, positions
permanent. Complete instruc
tions, instruments furnished.
Particulars by mail. Home
Study Co., Station C, Box 443,
Los Angeles, Cal.
REAL ESTATE and MARKETS
Minneapolis, Feb. 16.WheatMay,
95% July, 95c Sept., 85%c. On
trackNo. 1 hard, 96%c No. 1 North
ern, 95%c No. 2 Northern, 92%c
No. 3 Northern, 89 @91c.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, Feb. 16.CattleGood to
choice steers, $email@example.com common to
fair, ?firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice cows
and heifers, $email@example.com veals, $2.50@
5.25. Hogsfirstname.lastname@example.org. SheepGood
to choice yearling wethers, ?4.35@
4.75 good to choice lambs, $email@example.com.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, Feb. 16.WheatIn store
No. 1 hard, 9&c No. 1 Northern,
94%c No. 2 Northern, 92%c On track
No. 1 hard, 96^0 No. 1 Northern,
94% No. 2 Northern, 92%c May,
94%c July, !)4yc Sept., 85%c. Flax
In store, on track and to arrive,
91.14% May, $1,17 July, $1.18.
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, Feb. 16.CattleGood to
prime steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org poor to me
dium, $email@example.com stockers arid feed
ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows, $email@example.com
heifers, ?firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $3.50@
7.00. HogsMixed and butchers, $5.00
@5.35 good to choice heavy, $5.25
5.45 rough heavy, $4.90@ 5.25 light,
$4.GO@5.10. SheepGood to choice
wethers, $email@example.com Western sheep,
$firstname.lastname@example.org native lambs, $email@example.com
Western, $4.50 6.25.
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, Feb. 16.Wheat May,
96%@96%c July, 87%c old, 88%@
S8V2c Sept., 83%c old, 84%c. Corn
Feb., 51iic May, 54%c July,
52%c Sept., 51%c. OatsMay, 42%c
July, 391,4c Sept., 34c. PorkMay,
$14.70 July, $14.65. FlaxCash,
Northwestern, $1.17% Southwestern,
$1.11 Feb., $1.11 May, $1.14. Butter
Creameries, lF@25%c dairies,'18%-
@22c. Eggs28%@30c. Poultry
Turkeys, 12c chickens, 12c springs
Naturalist and Taxidermist
208 Second St. Postofflce Box No. 6S6
BIRDS, WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FUR RUGS AND ROBES
and GAME HEADS mounted to order and for sale. carry at
all times a good assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURIOS.
FUR GARMENTS made to order, repaired and remodeled
FURS in season bought.
I guarantee my work mothproof and
the most lifelike of any in the state
MY WORK IS EQUALLED
FEW, EXCELLED BY NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
State a if
General Banking Business. Fire insurance.