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The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY APTKBNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
Entered in the postofflce at Bemidji, Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper
SUBSCRIPTION $5 PER YEAR
1904 MARCH 1904
Sn. Mo. Tu. We.
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Bradstreet reports that 84 per
cent of the merchants who failed
in 1903 also failed to advertise.
It may not be that the failure to
adv.ertise is the cause, but this is
a significant proportion.Duluth
BEFORE THE BATTLE.
The annual village election
takes place tomorrow. Two
tickets are in the field and all the
candidates are representative
business men well known to
everybody in the city. No mat
ter who is elected the village is
sure of securing an able set of
officers for the ensuing year and
the, contest is one of a personal
nature between the various op
posing parties. The members
of the present councirare all can
didates for reelection. They
enjoy the confidence of the peo
ple of the city generally and have
made a record for efficiency that
is set forth in the annual finan
cial statement published in this
issue of the Pioneer. What may
be expected from the opposing
ticket in case of election is set
forth in their platform dis
tributed about the town today
and appearing elsewhere in this
issue. These gentlemen are
also thoroughly competent and
the village is to be congratulated
upon the fact that it is certain in
any event of a business men's
administration during the com
PROCLAMATION BY THE
Whereas Tuesday, the 8th day
of March, A. D. 1904, is a general
election day within and for the
village of Bemidji,
Now, therefore, under and by
virtue of Chapter 292 General
Laws of the State of Minnesota
for the year 1901, all saloons and
places where intoxicating liquors
are sold within said village of Be
midji are hereby ordered and
directed to be closed on said day
during the hours of from 5
o'clock in the forenoon of said
day until 8 o'clock p. in. of said
Any person violating the provi
sion of said Chapter 292 of said
Oreneral Laws of 1901 is liable to
a fine of not less than $30 nor
more than $100, or by imprison
ment in the county jail for not less
than ten days nor more than
Dated March 7, 1904.
J. A. LUDINGTON,
President of Village Council,
Whatt They Se.y
A. T. Wheelock: There will
be something doing on the opera
house proposition soon.
E. A. Schneider: I don't kuow
anything new and at that I think
I am the wisest man in town.
Dr.Morrison: The board of
health is going to get very busy
on Bemidji back yards before
M. G. Slocum: Lots of people
think my candidacy for justice
of peace is a joke. Wait till the
votes are counted.
E. H. Jerrrrd: There is deny
ing the fact the Pioneer is a good
daily newspaper for a town the
"size of Bemidji. It has improved
A. E Carson: Haven't hoard
WORK IN MA
Receivership of Red Lake
Transportation Co. Plans
Busy Summer's Work.
REPORTED SALE OF RAILROAD
Plans Perfected to Handle Forty
Million to Red River
The receivership of the Red
Lake Transportation Co. will be
gin active operations in the Red
Lake country about the first of
May, according to information
had last night from Mr. W. G.
Marsdon, trustee for the com
Mr. Marsdon stated that the
receivership expected to start
work just as soon as the weather
would permit in getting out its
logs which are banked on the
Mud, Sandy and Blackduck
rivers. About ten million feet on
the Mud river will be driven
through to Red Lake and most of
the other logs will be hoisted and
hauled to Red Lake Landing.
Altogether the timber to be
handled will aggregate about
forty million feet.
The railroad will begin oper
ations about the first of May and
all the interests of the company
will be conducted as formerly
with the exception of the store.
Next summer's work will give
employment to a large number of
men and will mean a very great
deal for that section of the coun
try. Mr. Marsden anticipates a
favorable spring and there is
every indication at present that
there will be ample water in all
the streams to move the drive
Regarding the reported sale of
the Red Lake Transportation
Co.'s railroad to the Northern
Pacific Mr. Marsden said there
was absolutely no truth in the
story which has been in circula
tion in this city for several days.
The purchase of the road is a
possibility of the future for busi
ness reasons that are sufficiently
obvious but so far negotiations
have not been had looking in that
direction. Mr. Marsden expects
to have his headquarters in Be
midji and came up from Minne
apolis Saturday night. Chas.
Hamlin, of Nebish, will be super
tendent under the receivership.
Man Who Started Fight on M. &
I. Passenger Presents the
The Minnesota & International
railway is threatened with a
damage suit at present in which
a well known lumberman, in the
employ of a well known firm of
contractors will be the plaintiff.
The gentleman was a passen
ger from this city several weeks
ago on the north bound passen
ger train. He is said by those
who were in the smoking car to
have been intoxicated and be
came unruly between this city
and Tenstrike. The train crew
civilly requested him several
times to behave himself but he
was out for a time and made
things decidedly disagreeable
for everybody in the coach. Af
ter repeated efforts to quiet him
he was taken by the collar and
slammed rather unceremoni
ously into a seat, after which he
started a rough and tumble fight
in which he is said to have come
off second best.
Now he will begin a damage
suit and theM. &.I. is investigat
ing the conduct of the train crew
in the matter. The general sen
timent of those present at the
affair seems to be that the train
anything from Chief Bemidji for
some time. He is up on the Cass
Lake reservation enjoying the
best of health and we expect a
visit from him soon.
Business Man: I think this
crew was long suffering and that
if anybody received a beating it
was more or less deserved.
MONEY IN WATER
Fountain of Perpetual Youth
Discovered Near North
If a story which a well known
gentlemen, who has extensive
interests in several of the towns
along'the north line, last night
told the Pionaer can be made
to stand up before a somewhat
scrupulous public the fountain
of perpetual youth has been dis
covered and its location is not far
from one of the towns in this
Publicity is avoided at present
for the reason that several mat
ters affecting the development of
the property are in em bryo.
The gentleman claims to have
five springs on a piece of prop
erty which he owns that are the
finest thing of the sort in this
section. He has been at some
pains to secure an analysis and
it compares very favorably and
is much better in fact than that
of some of the most famous
brands of spring water on the
In the near future a bottling
plant will be put in at the springs
and the water will be put on the
market. Its merits are to be
liberally advertised and there is
every indication that it will prove
a very profitable investment.
Dad Palmer's Resort.
''Dad" Palmer, the veteran
newspaper man, who is at pres
ent employed on the Beltrami
County News anticipates the
opening of the fishing season this
year with more than ordinary
interest. Mr. Palmer has spent
most of the present winter in the
north line towns and says that
during his absensehebas located
one of the finest resorts in this
section. It is in easy driving
distance of Turtle River. Mr.
Palmer proposes to take out tents
and have a regular resort, will be
prepared to furnish boats and
says he is prepared to guarantee
the best fishing in the entire
northwest. Mr. Palmer is well
familiar with the country, is the
boss fisherman of this section
and would be an ideal host. His
resort will no doubt be liberal ly
Big Summer For Walker.
P. H. McGarry who was at the
Markham yesterday says he ex
pects a big summer for the sum
mer resort at Walker. Mr. Me
Garry says the indications at
present are that the accommoda
tions of the town will be taxed
and is much pleased with the in
terest that is evinced in Walker's
summer resort inducement by
the pleasure seeking public at
large. Mr. McGarry believes that
with a favorable summer all the
towns in this section will have a
full quota of tourists during all
of the season. Improvements
are contemplated at Walker that
will greatly enhance its present
Busy at Beuna Vista.
There is every indication that
tomorrow will be one of the busi
est days they have had at Beuna
Vista for some time. It is the
occasion of the town election and
a very hot fight is on between
Faltsek and J. C. Campbell for
the chairmanship of the town
board. All other matters are
lost sight of in the contest and
the friends of the two candidates
have been moving at a business
gait for some time past.
Trudel Camp Closed.
The Beltrami Timber Co's.
camp at tne Sandy River Cross
ing will be closed down today af
ter a very successful winter's
work. Peter Trudel of Thief
River Falls has been in charge
and 5,000,000 feet are landed on
the Sandy for the winter's work.
Several other camps in that vicin
ity will go out this week.
would be a good time to get that'
promised anaylsis of the city
water. There is always conta
gion at this season of the year
and if our water isn't good we
ought to know it before spring.
TH E LI
Thought to be in the Last Stages
Mrs. Minerva Burgess, of
Byars, 111., says I have just re
ceived the White Wine of Tar.
We think there is no medicine
like it. It cured me when I was
thought to be in the last stages
of consumption. I will always
recomend it to those that have
any disease of the lungs.
The most loathsome and repulsive of all
living things Is the serpent, and the vilest and
most degrading of all human diseases is Contagious Blood Poison. The
serpent sinks its fangs into the flesh and almost instantly the poison passes
through the entire body. Contagious Blood Poison, beginning with a little
ulcer, soon contaminates every drop of blood and spreads throughout the
whole system. Painful swellings appear in the groins, a red rash and
copper colored splotches break out on the body, the mouth and throat
become ulcerated, and the hair and eye brows fall out but these symptoms
are mild compared to the and suffering tha.tin. come in the latte
stages of the disease when it attacks the bones and more vital parts of the
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tagious Bloo Poiso ia seen all its- hideousr
aesa. The deep- eatmg abscesses and sickening ulcers and tumors show
the whole system is corrupted and poisoned, and unless relief comes soon
this serpent disease tightens its coils and- crushes out the life The only
antidote for the awful virus is S. S. S. It is nature's remedy, com
posed entirely of vegetable ingredients. S. S. S.
destroys every vestige of the poison, purifies the
blood and removes all danger of transmitting the
awful taint to others. Nothing else will do this.
Strong mineral remedies, like mercury and potash,
dry up the sores and drive in the disease, but do not cure permanently.
Send for our home treatment book and write us if in need of medical
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THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA. GA.
P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office In rules Block.
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, linn. Office: Swedback Block
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office over First National Bank
Gibbons & Torrance
Collections City Real Estate
Attorneys at Law
Dr. Rowland Gilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: rules Block
k'liysiciaii and Surgeon
Office: rules Block. Beminil
Dr. E. H. Marcnm
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone aai Office Phne 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
F. O. E.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Bemidji Aerie No. 351
Meets every Jlonday at 8 in.,
A. T. Wheelock, W. President
H. LeBleu, W. Secretary
Visiting Eaeles cordially invited.
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.
A Hint for the Future
A WaiJt Ad
I N THE
Daily and Weekly PioneeJ
will repay yon. Once
taken, always taken
WANTEID X"seconfTcook that
can do pastry cooking, wanted
at the Markham Hotel at once.
EOR ALL KINDS OF WORK
Call on John Ackerman. Wood
sawed and split, -Yards and side
walka cleaned. Phone 253.
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.,
SALESMAN WANTED every
where to solicit orders for gen
eral line of nursery stock and
seeds. Brown Bros. Co., fto
Chester, N. Y.
FOR SALEA goud clean stock
-of dry goods invoice about
$8,000 located at Fort Dodge,
Iowa. Address L. L.Lostutter.
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 SALETreasury- stock of
the Shakespeare gold mine of
Webbwood, Ontario, in any
quantity. Full particulars on
application to James L. George,
P. O. Box 4/6.
FOR SALEOnion skin type
writer paper at 'the Pioneer
FOR RENTGood house for
small family. Wes Wright.
FOR RENTA nicely furnished
room, 615 Minnesota Avenue.
DRESSMAKING -La Mode
tailor system for ladies and
children's wearing apparel.
Over Winter's jewelry store.
LIBERAL pay to' man to solicit"
orders experience unneces
sary. Perry Nursery company,
Rochester, N. Y.
BARRETT & ZIMMERMAN,
Midway Horse market, St. Paul,
will pay your horses, wagons
and harnesses at all times.
REAL ESTATE and MARKETS
Minneapolis, March 5. Wheat
May, 97%@97%c July, 97%c Sept.,
86%c. On trackNo. 1 hard,.$1.00%
No. 1 Northern, 98%c No. 2 Northern,
95%c No. 3 Northern, 92@94%c.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, March 5.CattleGood to
choice steers, $3.70@5.O0 common to
fair. $email@example.com good to choice cows
and heifers, ?firstname.lastname@example.org veals, $2.50
6.25. Hogsemail@example.com. SheepGood
to choice yearling wethers, $4.50
4.76 good to choice lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, March 5.WheatIn store
No. 1 hard, 98%c No. 1 Northern,
96%c No. 2 Northern, 94%c. On track
No. 1 hard, 98%c No. 1 Northern,
96%c No. 2 Northern, 94%c May,
96%c July, 971,4c Sept., 86%c. Flax
In store, on track and to arrive,
$1.14% May, $1.17 July, $1.18%
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, March 5.CattleGood 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
hoifers. $2.00(^4.50 calves, $3.00
6.50. HogsMixed and butchers, $5.10
@5.45 good to choice heavy, $5.40
5.55 rough heavy, $email@example.com light,
$firstname.lastname@example.org. SheepGood to choice
wethers, $email@example.com Western sheep,
$2.755.25 native lambs, $4.505.75
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, March 5.Wheat May,
96%c July, 92@92%c old, 93%c
Sept., 86',4c old, 8714c. CornMay,
53%@53%c July, 52c Sept., 50%c
March, 51c. OatsMay, 41J
Agent for Anheuser-Busch Famous
3S%c Sept., R4%c. PorkMay, $14.-
17% July, $14.32%. FlaxCash,
Northwestern, $1.14% Southwestern,
$1.08%: May, $1.10%. ButterCream
eries, 14@24%c dairies, 14@22c. Eggs
17@18c. PoultryTurkeys, 12c
chickens, 12c springs, 12c.
C. H. MILES
St. Louis Beer
Naturalist and Taxidermist
208 Second St. Postofflce Box No. 686
BIRDS, WHOLE ANIMALS, PISH, FUR RUQS AND ROKES
and GAME 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
PURS in season bought.
I guarantee my work mothproof and
the most lifelike of any in the state
MY WORK IS EQUALLED BY
FEW, EXCELLED BY NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
General Banking Business. Fice Insurance.
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