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The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVJ3KY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
Entored in the postollloo at Bomtdjl, Minn
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper chicken, however.
SUBSCRIPTION $5 PKK YEAR
1904 MARCH 1904
Su. Mo. Tu. We. Th. Fr.
3 4 5
AS OTHERS SEE US.
The interest now awakening in
Beltrami county is evidenced by
the following pointed editorial in
the Crookston Times:
It has always been a mystery
to many why the timbered sec
tion further east in northern
Minnesota fails to attract the at
tention of land buyers and set
tlers. There are. thousands of
quarter sections of land in that
part of the s?fce where the set-
fcTwith a few cows and a start
in the poultry raising could make
a success from the first week.
and the process of clearing the
land for crops would give him big
returns in cash, as the cutting of
tie timber, cord wood, cedar poles
and saw timber would give em
ployment that would return
money very fast. Everything in
the way of crops that is put into
the soil where for thousands of
years the leaf mould has enriched
it, grows at a marvelous rate, and
the market is always of the bests
owing to proximity to the logging
camps. The returns for work
done in clearing the timbered
lands do not come to the settler
in the half bushel, as they do to
the prairie farmer, to be spent
within a month in settling the
bills for the past year's living,
but area steady income through
out the twelve months, and are
measured by the effort put forth
by him during that period. He
is harvesting his crop continu
ously during the six months that
the prairie farmer is sitting by
the stove burning wood at C per
cord which costs nothing to the
settler in the timbered country.
The real estate men at various
points out oast, particularly at
Bemidji, are awakening to the
fact that their country is not
well known, and its advantages
not widely appreciated, and they
are beginning to awaken to the
necessity of advertising.
THE Dunn supporters who
charge that adgo Collins is be
ing supported by the democrats
and the Collins supporters who
swear that Dunn's supporters
are mostly democrats have be
tween them disposed of practi
cally the whole democratic vote
and there are apparently not
enough democrats left to nomi
nate a ticket.
JUDGE COLLINS announces
that he will bust the Standard
Oil company up in business.
This political shoe will make poor
footing over the state. The
Judge should stick to the merger
A BILL has been introduced in
congress to repeal all kind laws
except the homestead act. It
certainly needs some heroic mea
sure like this to clean the Augean
stables of the land department.
LITTLE lessons in state poli
ticsisix red hot columns weekly
by the North field News.III
order not to miss any of this hot
stuff, now is the time Ho sub
WHEN it comes to a political
tight the big city dailies are al
ways to be found voicing the
wishes of the. politicians while
'the country newspapers show
forth what the people, think,
HE Ydtni'g boom for iiltorne
general upp sa rs to be no sprin
PROM Bryan to Hearst is
little the worstyet.
pijs I NORTHS
I THE COUNTR
The Fertile Journal thinks that
Japan is loaded for bear.
Awful waste of good ammuni
tion in a county printing dispute
at Long Prairie.
If building does not begin
forthwith a good, many people
in Thief River Falls will not know
where to lay their heads.
Park Rapids advertises for
citizens with push and pluck and
perseverance. See that they pull
together when you get them,
Now that Havana has a real
election scandal the Hubbard
County Enterprise is persuaded
that it has fully qualified for
A St. Paul paper said that
"Frank Eddy came to town look
ing fresh and immaculate," and
the Red Lake Courier thinks that
Eddy has good grounds for a
The Red Lake Falls Gazette is
credited with a determination to
drop Dunn and rally to the sup
port of Collins, and the Thief
River Falls Review expresses its
sympathy for Judge Collins "in
this late affliction."
Wadena's spellers were very
much too much for Staples'
spellers with the exception of
Arthur Knickerbocker, whose
intimate personal acquaintance
with most of the letters of the
alphabet enabled him to win out
The Richards Record stands
for this and local conditions lend
it some support:
'.'Spring! spring! who said spring?
Ain't no such a gol darned thing.
Snows every day, and at night some
Never saw such weather 'nail my.life
"Mercury goes down till its out p'
Freezes everything up so bloomin'
It won't thaw out till fourth o' July:
Bet 'tneyer will get good and dry.
"Out on the dam's the coldest spot
on the globe
Never would dare to entirely disrobe,
Wear an overcoat to bed, also a fur
Need 'cm, you bet, when you tiike a
"Kept a man a-shovelin' from morn
The way the snow drifted was a holy
Coin' south .next winter, and bask in
Get fat and sassy, and weigh 'bout
A SKUNK RANC
Novel Method of Making Money
Conveived by a Man on Half
Baudette, March, It).Louis
Shelby undoubtedly has
most curious industry estab
lished on Half Moon Island in
the Lake of the Woods' to be
found, in the country. The in
land is very small and three
years ago Shelby conceived the
idea of securing a number of
skunks and starting a polecat
ranch. Ho secured a hall a
dozen of the pretty little fellows
and as they are a very prolific
animal, and the next year he had
He discovered that there was
once in a while a black cat in
brood and saving these he has a
fine bunch ef black animals at
present. This last year ho
slaughtered and sold the pelts
of 400 of the animals at $4 a piece.
He considers 1,600 as being a
good yearly income.
Advertise in the Daily Pioneer.
It's a good investment.
INDIANS CHASE A
Rainy River Clergyman Re
fuses to Marry a Brave
and Trouble Begins.
GOULD MOT UNDERSTAND NEC-
CESSITY OF LICENSE.
Brave Objected, Bride Wept and
Wedding Party Vents Spleen
Baudette, March 18.The pio
neer missionary among the In
dians sometimes meets with ludi
crous adventures as well as dan
gerous ones. Sometimes they
arc both dangerous and ludi
crous. Kuv. .1. Johnson, a mis
sionary who works among the
Canadian Rainy river Indians,
met with a thrilling adventure
Thursday of this week. Mr.
.Johnson is an Indian himself, a
graduate of Carlisle as well as a
theological graduate- of Cam
bridge. He is a scholar and a
gentleman of polish but has de
voted his life to the service of his
less fortunate fellow red men.
On Thursday he was called
from this city to the mouth of
Rainy river to officiate at the
wedding of a dusky brave and
his bride. When the people were
ready for the ceremony, the
bride and groom stood up for the
ceremony. It then developed
that there was no license. The
clergyman explained to Mr. Sky
You-Ho that he could not proceed
with the ceremony without a
license and as one could not be
procured without a thirty mile
drive, the wedding would have
to be postponed. The brave ob
jected and the bride wept. All
had been indulging in tire water
and grew vehement, but the
clergyman was obdurate. He
would not tie the knot. Finally
Mr. Sky-You Ho grabbed a knife,
a friend an ax and others got
clubs and proceeded to argue
with-Mr. Preacher. He took to
the woods and ran six miles. As
he was encumbered with a coon
skin coat, he was becoming
winded" and his pursuers were
gaining on hi ui in spite of the fact
that he is one of the most mag
nificent specimans of physical
manhood in northern Minnesota.
Seeing that all would be over
so far as his earthly career went,
Mr. Johnson bolted into a
desterted shack and fastened the
door. His pursurers attempted
to batter down the door. He
threatened them by saying he
would report them to their agents
if they did not desist and also
said he would shoot but they con
tinued their assaults. He was
preparing for the worst when a
party of loggers from a nearby
camp arrived and escorted the
preacher to safety.
Yesterday the party who had
made things warm for the
preacher, appeared on the scene
and apologized. They said they
would give him a moose hide,
mink skins and several other
skins if he would lorgive them
but he was obdurate, and the
Indians will have to reckon with
Conductor Warren of the C. &
N. W. II. R. says: I had been
suffering with a severe cold for
several days, and was so hoarse
I could pot speak above a whis
per, Nov. 10, 1 met one of Dr.
Warner's agents on my train, he
handed me a bottle of the White
of Tar Syrup, and one hour
after taking the first dose my
hoarseness commenced leaving
me. In twenty four hours my
voice was quite clear and natural
the cold nearly cured. I is the
best remedy I ever saw.
charges, less of tone, tooling ami rigor.
It speedily mid permanently removes
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Malaria is not confined exclusively to the swamps
and marshy regions of the country, but wherever there is
bad air this insidious foe to health is found. Poisonous
vapors and gnse.s from sewers, and the musty air of clamp
cellars are laden with the germs of this miserable disease,
which are breathed into the lungs and taken up by the
Wood and transmitted to every part of the body. Then
yon begin to feel out of sorts without ever suspecting the
cause. No energy or appetite, dull headaches, sleepy and
tired and completely fagged out from the slightest exer
tion, are some of the deplorable effects of this enfeebling
malady. As the disease progressesand the blood becomes
more deeply poisoned, boils and abscesses and dark or
yellow spots appear upon the skin. When the pofson is
left to ferment and the microbes and germs to multiply in
the blood, Liver and Kidney troubles and other serious complications often
arise. As Malaria begins and develops in the blood, the treatment to be
effective must begin there too. S. S. S. destroys
the germs and poisons and purifies the polluted
blood, and under its tonic effect the debilitated
constitution rapidly recuperates and the system is
soon clear of all signs of this depressing disease.
S. S. S. Is a guaranteed purely vegetable remedy, mild, pleasant and
harmless. Write us if you want medical advice or any special informa-
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PREPARED ONLY BY
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office In rules Block.
Gibbons & Torrance
Collections City Real Estate
Attorneys at La
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, ITinn. Office: Swedback Block
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office over First National Bank
P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
Dr. Rowland Gilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: fliles Block
Jr/liysician and Surgeon
Office: rtiles Block. Beminji
Dr. E. H. Marcum
-Physician and Surgeou
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone 221 Office Phone 18
Dr. J. T. Tuomy
Office over First National Bank, Third St
Price 25 and 50 cents.
Dr. E. H. Smith
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Boston Block
Office Phone, 73 Home Phone, 60
The Great Cough Cure
For the euro 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.
PETER M. MKRK
Manufacturer of MARK'S CELEBRATED REMEDIES,
Naturalist and Taxidermist
208 Second St. Postoffice Box No. 686
BIRDS, WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FUR RUOS AND ROBES
and OAME HEADS mounted to order and for sale. carry a
all times a Rood assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURIOS
FUR GARMENTS made to order, repaired and remodeled
FURS in season bought.
1 guarantee my work mothproof and
ths most lifelike of any in the state
MY WOIMv IS EQUALLED
FEW, EXCELLED BY NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
A Want Ad
Daily and Weekly Pioneer
will repay you. Once
taken, always taken
at the Bazaar.
TO RENTFive unfurnished
rooms, close to center of town.
ROOM TO RENTTwo fur
nished rooms in desirable lo
cations. Inquire at Pioneer
PIONEER WANT COLUMN
WANTED Young ladies to learn
the Millinery business.
WANTEDTo till your wants.
Nothing does it like a Pioneer
WANTED -Two nicely furnished
rooms with heat for two gentle
men, close to business district.
Address P. O. lock box 077.
WANTED- Men to learn barber
trade catalogue mailed free
Moler Barber college, 221 Sec
ond avenue south, Minneapolis,
Minn. MacGregor & Ander
son, props. Established J8S)3.
WANT^!D-fPurchasers f6r old
papers. Ten cents ah undred.
FOR SALETypewriter paper,
all grades at Pioneer office.
A SNAPFour room house fiye
blocks North of Main street
Must be sold at once. Inquire
at this office.
FOR SALE CHEAPOne story
four-room house on Beltrami
ayenue, live minute walk from
postoffice. Good reason for
selling. Inquire at this office.
FOR SADB^OtiCpMrid acres
of improved land in Red Lake
comity, three and one half
mile from town. Price $12 per
acre. Address Box 115, St.$1.85
C. H. MILES
The Lesson of the Past
LIBERAL pay to man to solicit
orders experience unneces
sary. Perry Nursery company,
Rochester, N. Y.
LOST- Ladies bead belt made of
cut steel and white beads.
Lost in business districtThurs
day afternoon. Finder please
leave at J. P. Omich's confect
It HAL ESTATE and MARKETS
Minneapolis, March 19.Wheat-
May, 95%c July, 95%c Sept., 82%c
On trackNo. 1 hard, 97%c No.
No. 2 Northern, 93%c
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, March 19.CattleGood to
choice steers, ?firstname.lastname@example.orgO common to
fair, $3.2C@3.(55 good to choice cowa
and heifers, ?email@example.com veals, $2.50
5.00. Hogs?1.G0@5.15. SheepGood
to choice yearling wethers, $4.50
4.75 good to choice lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, March 19--WheatIn
No. 1 hard, 90^c
95e No. 2 Northern,
No. 1 hard, 90%c
95c No. 2 Northern,
July, 95%c Sept.,
store, on track and
May, $1.16 July, $1
No. 1 Northern,
92%c. To arrive
No. 1 Northern,
92%c May, 95c
82% c. FlaxIn
to arrive, $1.14
17% Oct., $1.19.
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, March 19.CattleGood to
prime steers, ?email@example.com poor to me
dium, $3.50015.00 stockers and feed
ers, $3.50 4.30 cows, $1.60 4.00
heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $3.00
6.25. HogsMixed and butchers, $5.20
5.40 rough heavy, $email@example.com light,
5.30. SheepGood to choice
wethers, $4.255.25 Western sheep,
$firstname.lastname@example.org native lambs, $email@example.com
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, March 19.WheatMay,
93%c July. 87%@87%c old, 88%c
Sept., 81%@8i%c old, 82%c. Corn
March, 50%c May, 52% July, 50%
@50%Q Sept., 50c. OatsMay, 40%
401,4c July, 38%c Sept., 33%c.
PorkMay,, $13.25 July, $13.47%.
FlaxCash, Northwestern, $1.13%
Southwestern, $1.08 May, $1.10%.
ButterCreameries, 14@23%c dair
ies, 13%@21c. Eggs15%c. Poultry
Turkeys, 12c chickens, 12c springs,
Agent for Anheuser-Busch Famous
St. Louis Beer
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. Buy now.
Bemidji Townsite &
JOHN GIBBONS, Local Agent,
A Hint for the Future
General Banking Business. Fire Insurance.