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VOLUME 2. NUMBERS
J* Spring Caps.We bought 300 sam-
2* pie Caps from a large cap house. Fri
day and Saturday we will give you
your choice of 2tt0 hoys and childrens
caps, worth from 25c to 50c for 15c
Ladies' Tan Covert Skirts, worth $11, sale price
5 Ladies' Brown Skirts, trimmed with straps of same material, and brass buttons mict
^--Ladies' Blue Brilliantine..kirts. price
Blue Serge Skirts, a well-made, dressy garment, price
4* Misses' Blue Serge Skirts, nicelv made and trimmed price,
Misses' Grey Flannel Skirts, trimmed with straps of same material ,price.
4 Candy.Choice Chocolate Creams, 2oc per pound.
4 New Belts.Tinsel Belts, the latest, up to 1.00 eacl
Ladies' Linen Collars.15-cent Collars, warranted
4 all Linen, for 25c.
4 Shoes.We keep all kinds of Shoes, but perhaps
the Patent Leather Oxfords for baby boys, made like
*t* men's, is the greatest novelty in our stock.
Hardonger Cloth.We have just received a piece of
7 this cloth, the latest thing in fancy work
Men's HatS.We are showing all the latest things in
3jj Men's Hats.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
You'll have a chance to buy Choice Merchandise
at less than factory cost. We secured some great
bargains and our customers will get the benefit.
100 Men's Caps, worth from 25c to.
$1.00, for 19c each
Wash Goods Remnants.-"o yards
of short ends in Wash Goods your
choice ~for 7c a yard
LADIES' TAILOR-MADE SUt|S-lg|^^
Little Boya' Fixings.
A day's wages is easily
earned by buying your
Spring Suit of us. We
don't need as much profit
as some stores. Our suits
at $10 to $15 are beau
ties, and have the wear
ing qualities you would
exPect in much higher
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Last week we bought of Percival B. Palmer & (Jo of Chicago, a largefmimber of Ladies
Suits They sold them to us at one-half of their regular price. They are all new spring si vies
and the host sellers this spring. They had but from one to two suits ol a kind lei t. We made ig
them a cash offer for the lot and got the goods: now you can buy them lor what we would have
had to pay for them 30 days ago.
Ladies' Fine Black Tricot Suits, trimmed with black silk braid: worth $20. sale price $10
Ladies" Brown Serge Suits, silk trimmed, satin lined: worth $2% sale price 14
Ladies Suits, made of faijcy ScOtcll stilting, trimmed with brass buttons jaclaOmade with cape
worth $30, sale price $*
Ladies'Blat^k Serge Suits, satin lined, trimmed with brass buttons
worth $27.50, sale price
Ladies' Blue Voile Suits, the very latest worth $.-. sale price 2 0
LADIES' AND MISSES' SKIRTS.
are some frocksdouble breasted
stylessome people prefer the name of
"Prince Albert"however they are "Adler"
garments and that's all you need to know to be
sure of a perfect fit and correct fashion. The
reasonable prices place them within the reach of
all. You should own one of these suits this spring
The Bemidji Daily Pioneer
Dress Prints.loon yards of good
Dress Prints, light and dark patterns
worth up to 8e a yard: take what you
want for 5c a yard
Friday and Saturday
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HILL PLAN APPROVEDBI
STOCKHOLDERS OF NORTHERN
SECURITIES COMPANY HOLD
TUDrr. rm.DTiie TUC crnnir unrcn
AGAINST PROPOSED ACTION
low S. Pierce nnd R. S. Loyptt,lie
legal ropros,mtatives of .be ilarrinW
interests Less than half a dozen Klowa^iuTC'nnianch
stockholders httfcude.! the raeeting.
One ol- these, George L. ill baids ol I 'I'll,' fourth u^axih
Wnshiiiutoii. I said he owned loul eleven to\"ivshtps oti i
shares ol stock and -declare! biin.ell'| tion of the Ifird (a"k
befpre the nTeetrh'g opened iu favor of I Miuce otnow-hell! a Itejailat.lon
the tnu rata db-niluition plan.
President Hill presided anfi Seera
tary Nichols read the call for the nieqj
lug. There was ilien a brief whispered
i iinleri'iii between I'rosidpnt iiill
and Mr. Pierce. The latter rend a
formal protest, in which he said tlrai
the Northern Securities company is
not now and uevt was I he- owni of
the KtuoK sold by 15. llai rttnan niet
Win-iiAv S. I'ioKeand that tin North
orn Securities company had no i ght
iM in ineantini ins
been appointed to count the iui.nx.hi i
ol shaies i iiie-.nir.l at He iflyel.tiifi
Hairirnan Interests Withdraw.
nowbywhft-t-prpress of ealciil itiou I
the llgurew $Jlf).2T for Xoiiheni I'at'iiji
and $30.17 for Great Northern had
been' arrived at.
"By ratable dlstribtitlonj'J -aid Vice
Presideni ti.loiigh and Mr. Ki liaidsj
ties sn.ek a total of :.:iii: i" Imn
All of the
Style and the
Hbnres for the announced plan of dis HIIII-I from the 'i..,.,i which has I"
tribution. No other oul Ido slock raghiB llimimhoul the In enno.intaii)
holder appeari'd io have nuy iiiti-i .-st "Mini r.\ Tho storm in Sal.' I ak -t Ity
in the matter. The noil's were losed fH\ vli tail) wua mo I severe AprU
shorlly before neon and wli.'ii Hie v.nc "in
The meeting adjoH-med soon afier-i
tho VOtO^vasJfronnfe'L Proflldeul Mill Two Minos at Ely, Minn., Closed Down
said the result was as he expected II I by Strike.
would be. Kly. Minn. April The entlroj
Justice MaeLean, in tlie supreme
Great NnrthenlNorthern railway siind h'^-rfttt-lvtfrltmMis -t-h+di
TR*C'TS FOR SETTLERS
I me dan.
pany held a special mectim: In Ho'.o-
ken. X. .1., during the day to vote on
tho proposed pro rata plan of distribu
tion of as"
Officials of the company who were pesota during the past sevm
present Included President J. S, Hill.! UiasMmu I i.... it is gjp fed
Fourth \'ire President and (Tell i'Fftl I approve the Itosiebufl and DeVils l.ak
Counsel W. IV Clench. Secretary T. bills lust pas^djryrThT lumso an
Nichols and Nicholas Terhuno, di senate. Tho fori
rector. Others present included Wins
is recommended by thsJ
i^'disiribHt-e-Uie^'S^^^ i. iliVeaie,,. i
proposed. There was then nnotJie.r
Wlllspe.eil olileiell' DttWOOll I I e.-l
MILLION ACRES OF LAND TO BE WAR OFFICE FLOODED WITH AP-,
OPENED IN MINNESOTA AND PLICATIONS FOR PERMIS-
THREE-FOURTHS OF THE STOCK VOTEO 000 acres of .I.-SH-HMO aHj-i.-uii-M-iii,
land will be thrown open tu aettlen\Unl
1 in Minnesota and the iiakotas during
the coming giuiimer anil fall, AUTHORITIES BELIEVE HALF MIL-
HARRIMAN INTERESTS PROTEST Orders have been Issued at the In
I terlor depfrtmeiij
THE DAKOTAS. SION TO ENLIST.
to i openin JlvTi..w\
the date- for th
acres of land within the Chippewa res
_j 1 embraced In parts of tin.- Boise Port-,
Pigeon River, Red 1 ako, WInitlbt- Toklo. April 22.Tho war office Is
Vow York. April The stork-! goatUsh i\v.\ Chippewa reaerv-fttl pa I -.Mod with tJiosSajfda of applications
holders of the- Northern Se~i ul [ties com- I will he opened up under the trcnna of f. 01:1 men ol every age and every eon
Che Nelson a of ISM* and Suujeel to
outrj under tho o/uyiaions of
homestead law at the rate of ('t 2Q
un acre Tho lands in 4uasU4n were
c!a jf il
rl jturaJ 'IJJ
OIN crt'W's ihai i have operatedtironvari I Min
i o^1'iniiiont the sftle/s li.ejjj in thj
hoina a few venis ago
will be th'-
i e. atliin in
r'od at f!fl In
tt'iior doiartnient. These towiislilp.i
Will bo sold to the hi: In -I hid al
PUhllr .1'leliiiii or illl.b-r seab i'lils.
WILL AfFECJ THOUSANDS.
General Shutdown of Silk Mills Seems
New York, April 22, A koneral
shnido'.vn ol the sllft mill.-, fii
son and other
6f iNew 3.ria ^an.l
a a re
fn trade Th# mannfaeturers tuk tif
I'i.r and l.m Elii!?
Messis. I'ien and l.ovett i-etlreif oltlier tvi 1111..1 1
from tlie ting and Secretary Niili more that) HI pia fit or li .t ilowh
oh, ihen read irTT- ininiHc- ol the last enilrefj Ol lei now on hand
uiinmil moeLing and of the several 1 saiil to be '..e-l. sufjloliini for the
ru'Mjtin^s of the executlvo com wit tee} 4o~uti? ITYTtll llie of May.l'*nrcrmui
oT the Northern Sacu ri11fisgum pany.. "Thousands-Trr-middle
These wore adopted wl^hynt a dissent and stirroiinditui i Itbi i would he ain i
lt)H Voice. I 'Od-hV-f-hr^KhUMInK d".'.ll ul lilt' intil.
Sloi knolder Kiehard
is hail' refiiinnuK operatiaiiH tintfl bepteinhei
mile-... bnsini v\ vC8, a epni liigeni
Whirl) I lli'i IJJAW Iv expect 11 I
said lhal Un- i ondii ioils an r-n li liai
:1 u.,,, h(.
FALL OF RAIN AND SNOW.
Severe Storm Rages Throughout the
'MI'.' UP lidids then voted Ills lOuj f'lionn and ijdoKiaph^ T,.i.io V^7rTr"2^r
had been voted In fav.-r .,l the an- lloi uwmim _i'f call In the. lower
noiincel [dan lo the distii Hioti of parts ol i.ieeity.
the holding}! of lailroad slocks ami I
crev/s ni the Chandler and!
court disniis^d the application of Pi6neer mines, numhefing in the a'.-
II. Vonner A.- Co. for an Injfinclion to- gregate G00 men. are on a strike and. No Jap Transports Sighted,
prevent the Equitable Trust company peruse to return to w'oi'lt until Captain' Arthur, April ~2.-All" has been
from accepting Hie I'luillte Charles Tie/ona ha been barmd
the Norlliein 'Securities com- [Jl .apUiin is too hard a malum-.
Khi) Mill Man. "r."
SPECIAL SALE O
For this wi-fk uc will place on ale 250 paii'M pf Men's preas Slmcsai Two Dollars pair.
This lot consists of odd sizes and manufacturers' samples, and
there are none in the. lot worth less than I O O
$3.00 a pair. They are the new lasts in M* PAIR
Vici, Box Calf, Valour Calf and a few Corona Patent Leathers.
JAPS ANXIOUS TO FIGHT
^tifct AGES AND CLASSES REPRESENTED
a ros and the latter loo.i 00 acres
Ttrest lauds,will bt."dUqwt of uim
thi- lottorj stem followwi
ditieti of life for permission to go to
front 'lie applications come from
time expire.! soMi.-is and boys too
young t-.i enlial in the army in the
regular manner, T'pe ages of the ap-
1'lti ants :.in, from fourteen to sev
eni Man of them, following the
Samonri custom, sign their applita
ti.ins w:ili t... own blond and several
R"holl ivfitlen in blood. Volun
teers have riot been accepted, but tho
officials are mui pleased at the desire
of the people to assist In the war. The
appb'-ainn.- .-.ill he tiled and. if volun
teers ru- le-'d.'l, those who are now
applying for active serVitis will be
given the first epporiunity. The au
thoxillea iiei- halleve iliat ioo.nm) vol
uateer.8 will he easily obtainable.
RUSSIANS ARE BITTER.
Say American and British Warship*
'Fought Under Jap Flag.
Berlin, April ~_' .Virrespondea
ol the I'litnUfuitor /.eitunk writing
from llailun. Manchuria,-under dale
ui Mui i:h 16, MI S:
"Uroal bitterness has been aroused
throughout Mnii huria against Amer
icans and H: because if is bo-.
lievi'd Anieitean and Hnlish vessels
took puit in the bombardments of Port
(Arthur under the Japanese flag. This
bellr! apparently Is due to the fact
thai i|u lap.ii tbs'l was larger
than the ttijsslans anticipated and iu-
pe ijH vessels. Tho
strung that Ann-rieans
mill l!iii are not afe anywhere In
Aim:-loo 1.1 iis Haul an Amerrean,
aii-l several others Including David
Bon, a Canadian, have disappeared.
The anthoijile wre looalug for them,
"It is i.- iinn an Englishman
L&as axrestiid in Port Arthur as a spy
and was taken to Mukden and hanged.
The plving of the- BO called flour
i beats mi lhe l.lao river, mostly under
the Aincri an flag and carrying Amer
goods, has 1 prohihiteJ."
RUSS AN S
IntermountJih Country. i
Salt Lake City, April IJefayed .Indications That a Determined Stand
trains jiiid demoralize,! sii, fU^TTT^ Will Be Made There.
yearfl \i I ball 1several
was annoDiKcd it appealed Un I he an.incA ol i alii an...i i. n. of^.miow reaches :al least to
3,950,000 Bhards ol Northern Secjiri
MASSED ON "YALO.
Russian arethe prepare.dValu tributary of
Chlullencheng to Tal-veht
'their Up stream extension
Think Alexieff Will Remain.
Tot.isoi. -Vtirii r.' Russians at
^rlimtsin do i)"1
Invested in a pair of Ralston
Health Shoes is the best invests
ment you can make. They in
sure comfort for your feet and
outwear any other shoe. We
have a lull line ofspring shapes.
I. Meyer (Si Co.,
murt AKI CLOTHIERS.
i, I tintion of Admiral Alesieff as vice
i ol the emperor In the Far Bast
v. ill he accopted by the, St. Petersburg
.),,'.n. HI'X'B April 1"J__ThereUareo&~
11.-1 iif-thr fire-nry^s-t iHiiapor
coast ol the pcnuisula.