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The D^ily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
Entered in the postofflce at Bemidji. Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper
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GET A MOVE ON.
It is high time that Bemidji
got a move on in the matter of en
couraging the establishment of
manufacturing enterprises in
this city. The Pioneer has re
ferred to this subject upon
numerous occasions and we arc
fully persuaded that there are
not two opinions among the busi
ness men of the city in regard to
the immediate necessity of tak
ing steps that will make Bemidji
one of the important manufactur
ing centers of the state.
Nevertheless nothing is done.
Opportunities are allowed to pass
untaken. The Commercial Club
which should inquire into these
matters, investigate the advan
tages of different propositions
and seek out enterprises which
may be induced to locate here,
is apparently a dead one. This
is the entire trouble. When the
Commercial Club was first or
ganized we are informed that
there was great enthusiasm and
expectation was pitched high.
The failure of the club to do any
thing whatever is consequently
depressing in proportion.
Several manufacturing enter
prises are now looking this way
and it is possible to locate a sum
mer Chautauqua in Bemidji and
to do other things greatly needed
but we must first have a commer
cial club that is good for some
First of all wre
must have a
commercial club and we must
have it right away. This is a
matter more important than fifty
HE dowager empress of China
is reported dead again, but it is
well to remember that the old cat
has at least the traditional nine
the valiant efforts of
the News and Sentintel, village
politics seem somewhat slow in
will Wall street do for a
candidate now, poor thing?
I THIS is Indian spring, God
bless the Indians.
An average of four births to
one desftft -during 1903 makes
Todd county's forward progress
a confident stride.
A Walker man writing back
home describes Florida as "the
lazy man's paradise." That's
.why xiortherners "Trre~so-gtedr-to
get back home.
Mr. Lampman was surprised
by his friends at Fosston the
O N TAP
Attempt Being Made to Side
track the Candidacy of M.
D. Stonerfor Mayor.
IN THE FIGHTTOTHE FINISH.
The Opposition to Mr. Stoner
Seem to Be Having Trouble
to Find a Candidate.
Since Saturday night the re
port has been industriously cir
culated that M. i). Stoner has
withdrawn his candidacy for
mayor at the spring election,now
two weeks away.
Since the Pioneer announced
the fact some two week's ago that
Mr. Stoner would be a candidate
for mayor a certain few have been
industriously knocking him. For
mouthpieces these certain few
secured the News and Sentinel,
have for two weeks worked
overtime in spreading the terrible
charge that Mr. Stoner owns
some property outside of Be
midji. But most people have
contemplated this crime on Mr.
Stoner's part with a good deal of
equinamity in fact most people
with the possible exception of
the News and the Sentinel own
some property outside of Bemidji
People generally will be pleased
to know that Mr. Stoner is very
much in the race. While there
are a good number of gentlemen
in Bemidji who would make very
acceptable candidates for mayor
it is very generally felt that if
Mr. Stoner is elected the city
will have one of the ablest and
cleanest of them all.
Mr. Stoner assures the Pioneer
that he intends to remain a can
didate until after the votes are
counted. Since his announce
ment was first made he has re
ceived otters of support from all
quarters and if the prevailing
sentiment counts for anything it
will be hard to find a better or a
stronger man to succeed Mayor
Ludington. other night and presented with a
"handsome lamp." Mr. Lamp
man will now be abje to let his
light shine more brightly than
If the new bill does not suc
ceed in opening the Red Lake
reservation Red Lake may confi
dently be expected to turn a very
Indians at Ball Club complain
that the lumber companies do
not allow them to come to bat as
often as the rules of the recent
timber sales specify.
A perusal of those political
bulletins, the Pioneer Journal
and the Tribune of Wadena,
would lead the outsiders to be
lieve that business is unknown
there and that even such social
amenities as a casual observation
upon the weather are never in
dulged in but that the inhabit
ants are working at politics days,
nights and Sundays.
Free to A Ministers.
I will send one bottle of War
ner's White Wine of Tarthe I
best cough remedy on earthfree
-feytAl-mimstJ.rs. ^ktar-^vrill recuin- i
mend it to their friends after giv
ing it a fair trial. Address, Dr.
C. D. Warner, Coldwater, Mich.
For sale at City Drug store.
The best known and most popular blood purifier
and tonic on the market to-day is S. S. S.
There is hardly a man, woman or child in America who
has not heard of "S. S.S. for tho Mood." It is a standard remedy
a speciGc for all blood troubles and unequalled as a general tonic and
appetizer. S. S. S. is guaranteed purely vegetable, the herbs and roots
of which it is composed are selected for their alterative and tonic prop-
erties, making it the ideal remedy for
all blood and skin diseases, as it not
only purifies, enriches and. invigor
ates the blood, but at the same time
tones up the tirijd nerves and gives
strength and vigor to the entire
For Chronic Sores and Ulcers,
Catarrh, Rheumatism, Blood Poison,
Malaria, Anaemia, Scrofula, Eczema,
Psoriasis, Salt Rheum, Tetter, Acne
and such other diseases as are due to a
polluted or impoverished condition of the blood, nothing acts so promptly
and effectually as S. S. S. It counteracts and eradicates the germs
and poisons cleanses the system of all unhealthy accumulations and
soon restores the patient to health. Write us and our physicians will
give your case prompt attention without charge.
THE SWiFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, GA.
I know of the successful use' of
B. S. S. in many cases. It is the best
blood remedy on the market.
EX-GOV. ALLEN D. CANDLER.
S. S. S. is unquestionably a good
blood purifier, and the best tonic I
I N TROUBL E
Woodsman Attempts to
Check and is Now in
James V.ine,a woodsman, from
Kelliher, was arrested this morn
ing and is held in custody pend
ing an investigation of his con
nection with a check for S156 is
sued by the Thief River Falls
Lumber company which he at
tempted to pass at the First Na
tional bank this morning.
The check was taken up at the
bank, and as Vine bore question
ing regarding it with evident em
barassment, suspicionwas arous
ed and he was arrested. At the
city jail he told conflicting
stories and finally denied all con
nections with the affair. It is
believed that he either stole the
check or found it and after en
dors ng it attempted to secure
payment. The Thief River Falls
Lumber Co. has been communi
cated with and developements
expected this afternoon.
Wants Better Rates.
D. W. Hines, of Blackduck, was
in the city this morning on his
way to St. Paul, to confer with
the officials of the GreatNorthern
and Northern Pactic regarding a
joint rate on wood that will enable
shippers in this vicinity to ship
wood to better advantage. Pre
sent rates are nearly prohibitive
according to Mr. Hines. He has
recently engaged in the wood bus
ness at'Blackduck, but he finds
his sales hampered on long ship
ments by the heavy freight rates.
He is quite confident that he will
be able to secure concessions
that will materially releive the
Whiskey Made Him Burglar.
Chas Kbhlberg was in Judge
Keyholds' court this morning to
answer to a charge of drunk
eness. While intoxicated Satur
day night he attempted to break
in the rear of the Bear restaur
ant and was arrested. H" will
do ten days at the county jail.
Little Son Is Dead.
Fred, the eleven-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. Gallup, died
yesterday after an illness of scar
let fever and smallpox. The death
of the little fellow is an affliction
that is keenly felt by the parents,
who have much sincere sympathy
in their sorrow. The fuaeral
was held yesterday. Two smaller
children are seriously ill.
The smallest want ad is care
fully read each day by hundreds
of people. A few cents' expend
iture puts you in close touch with
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidll, ninn. Office: Swedback Block
P. J. Russell
Attorney at taw
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office over First National Bank
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office in fliles Block,
Gibbons & Torrance
Collections City Real Estate
Attorneys at Law
Dr. Rowland G-ilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Jliles Block
Physician ami Surgeon
Office: fllles Block. Beminji
Dr. E. H. Marcum
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone 221 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
We handle the Buffalo
Oil Co.'s Oils.
not to smoke the
74 per cent gasoline 25c
Linseed oil, raw 60c
Linseed oil, boiled 65c
Dustless float oil. 50c
Paints, Stains, Varnishes,
Wall Paper, Glass, Etc.
F. O. E.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Bemidji Aerie No. 351
Meets every Jlonday at 8 m.,
Joseph Harrington, W. President
H. LeBleu, W. Secretary
Visitlne Eagles cordially invited.
A Kansas Minister.
Rev. L. S. Coulton, of Circle
ville, Kas.,says:"Dr. Warner
Your White Wine of Tar Syrup
has been in my family and found
to be all and even more than you
claim for it. It is a speedy cure
for all throat and lung diseases.
For sale at City Drug store.
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Saturday,. February 27. It will
be accepted no other day. This
offer is open to all who are not
now subscribers to the Pioneer.
Naturalist and Taxidermist
208 Second St. Postofflce Box No. 686
UIRD5, WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FUR RUOS AND ROBES
and GAA1E HEADS mounted to order and for sale. carry a
all times a good assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURIOS
PUR 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 WOSK IS EQlALLIED BY
A Deposit Required 011 All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
WANTEDOne hundred men
for tie making, prices 9 and 10
cents, postmaklng, 1 A cents,
post peeling l|cents. Cham ber
& McLain, one mile east of
WANTED Special representa
tive in this county and adjoin
ing territories, to represent
and advertise an old established
business house of solid financial
standing. Salary $'21 weekly,
with Expenses paid each Mon
day by check direct from head
quarters. Expenses advanced:
position permanent. We fur
nish everything. Address, The
Columbia, 640 Monon Bldg.,
gold ring and seven or eight
dollars. Finder please return
rinsr to this office.
LOSTLarge, short haired black
dog: missed since Tuesday.
Reward of 5 for return to Wes
$ s.#,..% m.:
-Apply at Peer-
Girl for general
Inquire at -this
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.
WANTED TO BUYStock of
merchandise in or near Be
midji. Answer not later than
Monday. Address, Merchant,
care of Pioneer.
room, 015 Minnesota Avenue.
The Lesson of the Past
For eight years we have been
telling of the wonderful future of
Bemidji. Many have been unbeliev
ing. Tthe 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. Buy now.
Bemidji Townsite &
JOHN T. GIBBONS, Local Agent.
General Banking Business. Fire Insurance.
*The North Dakota Liquor Institute
The latest improved scientific treatment for the liquor habit
days. No publicity. "Write for full particulars
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.
FOR SALEContracts for Deed
Latest approved form at the
FOR SALEOnion skin type
writer paper at the Pioneer
REAL ESTATE and 31 ARRETS
Minneapolis, Feb. 20.WheatMay,
$1.02% July, $1.02% Sept., 91%c,
On trackNo 1 hard, $1.03% No. 1
Northern. $1.02% No. 2 Northern,
99%c No. 3 Northern* 94y2@96c.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul. Feb. 20.CattleGood to
choice steers, $3.70 @5.00 common to
fair, $3.25(3)3.65 good to choice cows
and heifers, $2.70(5)3.25 veals, $2.50@
6,25. Hogsemail@example.com. SheepGood
to choice yearling wethers, $4.50@
5.00 good to choice lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, Feb. 20.WheatIn store
No. 1 hard, $1.03 No. 1 Northern,
$1.01Vc No. 2 Northern, 99c. On
trackNo. 1 hard, $1.03 No. 1 North
ern, $1.01i/ No. 2 Northern, 99c
May, $1.01^: July, $1.0iy2 Sept.,
90%c. FlaxIn store, on track and to
arrive, $1.16% May, $1.19 July, $1.20.
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, Feb. .20CattleGood to
prime steers, $email@example.com poor to me
dium, $firstname.lastname@example.org stockers and feed
ers, $email@example.com cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org
heifers, $email@example.com calves, $3.50@
7.50. HogsMixed and butchers, $5.15
@5.50: good to choice heavy, $5.40
5.55 rough heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org light,
$4.65(ri5.20. SheepGood to choice
wethers, $4.00(5)4.60 Western sheep,
$email@example.com native lambs, $4.00@.5.75
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, Feb. 20.Wheat May,
$1.053/4 July, 95y8c old, 95%@96c
Sept., 89%c old, 90%c. CornFeb.,
53%c May, 56%@57c July, 54y8c.
OatsFeb., 42%c May, 45%c July,.
41%c Sept., 37c. PorkMay, $15.95
Julv, $16.00. FlaxCash, Northwest
ern, $l.lSVo Southwestern, $1.11%
Feb., $1.11^ May, $1.13%. Butter
Creameries, 15^25y2c dairies, 13%
22c. Eggs27@29y2c. PoultryTur
keys, 12c chickens, ll%@12c
Hint for the Future
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