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VOLUME 2. NUMBER I
PREFERS PRESENT JOB
8PEAKER CANNON OPPOSED TO
VICE PRESIDENTIAL BOOM
IN HIS FAVOR.
ORGANIZES FRIENDS T3 FIGHT IT
DETERMINED NOT TO BE TRANS-
FERRED TO OTHER SIDE OF
Chicago, April 23.A Washington
special to the Tribune says:
Friends of Uncle Joe Cannon have
been forced to organize to head off his
vice presidential boom. He does not
want the place under any considera
tion lie is a wise old owl and he has
not the slightest intention of allowing
the Chicago convention to pry him
loose from his present place and by.
means.of a back stairs promotion nut
The biggest and finest assortment of Wall Paper and Room Mouldings.
that ever came into Bemidji. Best values in Wall PaptT at
mm into me presiding officer's than
in the United States senate.
Speaker Cannon's friends insist that
he must consent to be the presiding
officer of the Republican national con
vention, but the sneaker-is wise in his
generation and has announced thai
he will not take the place and thai
he will not go to Chicago at all during
convention week unless lie can tTJ?
guaranteed that Piatt's performance at
Philadelphia will not be repeated.
The speaker has passed word to his
friends that the boom for him for the
vice presidency must be stamped out
forthwith, lie does not- want to be
vice president,, has a much better place
already, likes his job and is not dis
posed to go into honorable retirement
merely to give some of the aspiring
statesmen in the house a chance to
step into his shoes.
WILL COMPLY WITH REQUEST
Panama Asks One Million Canal Money
Washington April 29.The govern
ment of the republic of-Panama has
indicated: its desire to have $1^000,01)1)
of the amount to be paid that country
on account of the canal purchase
transmitted to JsPierpont Morgan &
Cc, their fiscal agents at New York.
the remaining ?',noii.oi)0 to await tlft
arrival here of the Panama ministei
in .Tune next. The treasury depart
ment will comply with ibis request.
W A S
GOODS SAL E.
Monday w,e advertised for this week Wash Goods
worth 35c to G5c a yard, for 27c The way they are
going, it looks as .though we would not-have enough to
last until Saturday night. Hotter make your selec
tion tonight and tomorrow L.
O'LEARY & BOWSER
Si I N S
We ai*e$i6w open Ifff/ ami Eccnhin.
A mail hi_j^ejji]nice a1 ajr thnes.
Gome and see our
You can choose from a car lot. Finest line
ever shipped into. Northern Minnesota
..LIENO WALL FINISH..
We handle it in bulk: you do not have to
pay a big price for worthless packages, but
get full weight: All colors. Sc per pound in i
"0-poun lots. 7c per pound.
Why not trade where you can get the most for your money?
Pape and Roo Mouldings Ten Cents
State ,g a
General Banking Business. Insurance.
Two Shots Fired at Jeftersonville
Jefferspjiy ille.l .hid., A ui! i'1'.
attempt sms made to assassinate
M. Robins, andidai for mayor on the
Independent Labor ticket.
Mr. Holiins was seated in his home
when two bullets crashed through the
.window, one splintering the chair on
which he was sitting ami tin .ihe.
demi'lishing a lamp. The shuts had
been fired 'from an alley, in which a
revolver was found later.
No arrests have .been made,
DROWNED IN FISHING HOLE*
Two Men Meet Death While on Their
Calumet .Mich.. Apr 2! -Tallin Mat
ron and Charles Kotila fell into a lish
lug hc-le while crossing KeweenaV'
bay from the Mass stamii mill to their
homes at Pequamihg. A fisherman
found the hat of one of the missing
men on the ice, which alarmed their
friends and a search party was urban
ized and the bodies were recovered.
Kaiser Returns to Germany.
Karlsruhe. Baden, April 29.-Eni-
[ieror William, accompanied by the
impress, who met his majesty- at
Strasbourg, arrived here- during Hie
evening. They wen- received by the
Grand' Duke and Duchess of I'.adcn
and Chancellor von Bttelow and were
enthusiastically greeted by large
crowds of people.
New York Banker Indicted.
New- York, April Two indict:
ments for grand larceny in the first
degree WOK "reported by the grand
jury during the day against I Mi vi
Rothschild, former president of the
Federal "bank. The indictments wore
based on two notes', which, it is al
leged, Rothschild discounted.
is it ii.Jt.it sit it it
We liaye just received
a New Stock of
FOR SPRING OF 1904.
The lufe.-t thin"-* inl'liotn'/rapliy:
fr?^ fleaiTiiftil lin" rif NTIiiin
i LAKESIDE STUDIO,
a, .NT. .1. MOR.SK, 1'i-opiiet.oi
Hit,:: :t a a a K"a a
Mi Mi Mi
The Bemidji Daily r-Pioneer
BKMID.U. MINNESOTA. Fill DAY. APRIL 2SL [ML
a Double Roll and Up.
on Borders s:nne as on ipt*r.
FOUR ELEVATORS BURNED.
South Dakota Town Narrowly Escapes
Mitchell, S. 1)., April' 2a,The little
town of Mount Vernon, twelve n.ib
west of here, had a narrow esi'ii'ptf
from being destroyed lire. A Hal
warehouse on the milk track, i n'ii, i
the business portion I lie* tow it
eatinhi fire in sonic inikiibwii uianuct
and burned to Uve ground. The Ihojjjii
spread to the four lame Rlevato!
standing in close proximity and within
l5V_0_-JicuiK the -four '.VOM-- -burm -I -H
the ground. Burning emhor-n wei'i
carn'erl by sniith I lliu hlisiiu^i
and dwelling houtiesjilL'l-'-m-IJL-bv hard
work weie lliey kepi Ooisi lennin,'
The to-wn. has no \v i i iipplj a
epiaie for fire [frotei I ion
At 2 o'clock the Mil ii,, i| fire depart
men! was called on for a tslsfancc atrd
200 citizens in r.esponsC went ofi a
special train* furnished h\ the MiLwa'u
kee read. Through their efforts mai,
buildings were pieveiiie'l frflm burri
RUSSIAN FLANK MOVEMENT.
fwenty Thousand Troops Threaten
Paris, April 29."The St. Petersburg
jorresiiondent of the f-'effl? I'aiisi'iij'
Twenty thousand Ilussian-a have,
crossed the Tiimeii river
25 3 a discount 0
Mi Mi Mi
fO'Lcary 4 BowserU
-U is* ***4**-J-i*-3****
BEST SHIP OF HER GLASS
NEW ARMORED CRUISER CALI-
FORNIA LAUNCHED AT SAN
San Francis o, April T'1
moiTd cruiser California was hr.i
during the day a! fife SUipvurds of
Union iron work's in this cit
The electric button wlii s-YSrteil
the vessel on her way to the water
was touched by Mrs. \Valter S Mai
tin, djffVghTor of Henry T. Si. M. pre I
dent of the Union iron works, an I life
cruiser was christened "California"
i by Miss Florence May Pardee, ?ugh
ter of. Governor Panh-o.
The launching took place tinder the
auspices of the Native Sons .:i i!i
Golden West, whose grand parlor i
now in annual session at VnlU\|o.
GojU?rnor l'ardee and stalT ft K.
Sehmlt-K, mayor of San Fraiti-isco
Major General MacAitlnu. I S.
and staff representatives ol i h--'i,-iv,.
from the Mare lslantL navv a: ivj)
officers Of the slate militia viewed !t
launcliing from the Lnitel ^.faiei
Slocum, while four largo f-.'
ers carried nearly 5,0ff0 ic i..''- oi
the Native Sons' prder-.
The cruiser California is supposed
to.emliodj the latest and bi i:i ie
sels of her class. She will I. re
plete, $5,000,000, her hull ami ni.e ho,I
erv cotsUiig $:!.N,-i
n.u(io that MW IOW
her eciuipmenl and armaimM the
maindcr. Her priiicipaj iliUiLJlsJiii!
Leiu'lli on lo j^. water line. teei,
extreme breadUf, feetj. mean
draughr., 2-1 feci, rfiid displacement,,
1",-140 tou*. _^.hiwlLLJlayji_LiU-''!''
and triple expansion I'tiglnes ol !J3,0.0i
horsepower, capable of dcveliiphig
maximum sjieed of 22. knots.
RESIDENTS DRIVEN FROM HOME.
Little Town of Rush City, III.. En
Si. Li.uis. Apii! I'iic local fort*
easier of the United Slates woiuliei
bureau iiiiinitntee* ih,u. (rem pruso.nl
Indications the rise e! the Mississippi
fTvtjr at St. Louis would not OScct
of lami bonis, the inhabitants havim- i
mi ut and i lie lit I le town of Rush ('it
is cntii.dy inuticateii The resldenln
\vei li.ree! lit desei I heir homes: lie
water in plac( having rea hed a
depth of si\ t'.'.'l.
GREAT POPULAR. OVATION.
English Kinn^nd Oofen Drive Through
Dublin. April King IMward ami
Qnei'it Alexandra had a great pxpiihn
teal inn in be 11 oii of I iuldin whTI
on thcit way .to lay the fouttdntion
stone i fhi' Riiyal College of S Himr
Troops lined the iin:.ti wbb'tv was
crow .!fi| for hours 1". fore the reiyul
RED LAKE LANDS BY AUCTION.
Secretary Hiti bcock Yl-lds to Wishes
\\\isliin'i'tou. ,'ipiil Ii was at,
noni i at be Interior ib pat' uietii
dm iia the ia ihal I h.e In nas em
iira'e.ed iibin tTic Re I l.ake res'Oi a
tioii, hti Will lie: opened In lie on!
am wit In- [iro\ i i uis i 11 Steeti
ei'son ac I, "v ill be i\ I a! pi|blli tilli
lloiii Tlite is the result of /icipit irt
visits to i pnrt njcni by S' ttor
(Mapp. and Li-py. erunlive Sleeiiorson
At the oillSel IhXolhrials iloilded that
the- land should hY sold uinh-r ..-aled
bids ii iiasing Itenn demons.rrnrnri
however, thai "p'-ofs" or "coyjiblnii
t.ious" were imprisslbloVind in view of
the fact tbiii on!-, a qiifuler coifld lie
KO!.I to a single pursdiasKi Hon iarj
Hiti-dro'-l nc'i-ifieii rri ad 'P
to left. Hark. Three hundred milea will
|v I be covered in a wtrfjlr. The plan of the
jej Keneral is to gft fiTe Japanese"Jn:ro
ojien country in Man'bu! ia arid then
11 deliver battle. As soon aa the Rus
ts sians who have crosp. I the Tumon
iin command the banhs of the Yalu the
bridges btiib by the Japanese will hp
a destroyed and their rear will bo threat
I eried. The battle will lie decisive and
-j KnronatkiuLtmHlilei" :,iit. .u^_i_qlmo31
Hi & \A vt tti
Coinnicnoinir Sittiirtluv morn
ing. April o'ltli. wu will ri
iH 1 ib iti
gestion of MeHi is. Cbipp an 1 5?i(*'eiu
son that Mo land be sold to eh Itigli
iSPEGIAL SALE OF
raSffii'i'i^i^^i^SlS I ~yrrf
IE. L. NAYLOR.
You save money by having your work done by us, as our
Stock and Workmanship, are unsurpassed.
We Guarantee Satisfaction.
AFTER LONG BATTLE.
Police of Oakland. Cak. Kill a Des
Oakland. Cat.. Api ii 25*7= After a
fieri hattle tieiuei ii,.- 1...I., and
Wilson Andt.-l Mill, a le- -ri. I, len
mi s. Andersen was luu an! killed
Wi o'ne:.da Anderson 'bad driven a
i' re.i.'l,,-1 ^h:te woman and a cuiored P*-r.rer
13.-1 and is risiiiK slowll''. l.toUH the luntso at Fourth and Broad
way, iti'i he ll\ ed, at lie i
i pistol and when Polk ettVeji St
I The eoiNiit km i on the Illinois
above liast St I otiis are considc
I l'a\tiiabk', lite bn-aiv in the le\ee ah
\'eui, havitlg :ptead the walef O
a linage area and lomevcl ihe d:tn
of tin lluml foi ring the etnliaiikni
pi-..ieciine valuable propertj In that i rmumg tli house and a tuiniuig
vicinitv. T!ie area imunlated consists -ilfi
Vl, I'eii! in tempii'd to at tei the
,.i bam. uded the doors and tm
,.-ilitCii Hi ewr\oc lie ap[i,-ni
i.. About twenty polh o'Bb
i, ,i roundel the house and a ill!
i left ihcirl-.eni-, when the danger of ivj Sherry stole tip to a WTirdow and dr.
i Hood was lit:-! report pit! woiindmu the negn Fron
Tow East Si, Loiiis tie-re is a reel ion Sergeni ('Ll! tiled
break in the OoiiTnguo. road embaiik-ITPom. Tin?...negro fell the ib
the oillt ers riishetl into the
Inl of a
l ever 10 0 shot. be
the police, MmOly, (101.
lets in his bodv.
GROSSOUP TALKS TO 10 WANS.
Discourses on Lihcity and Corpora
tions at Drs Moines.
Ue.-i Moines, In. April BoEorj
1 1 Tl Itlldiem en|npii- ,l rcpi II
lathe men At I lie -,lni.e rTjf lew i. ('nited
Slal.s ('in lift Court .hi |g. I', i. i S
enp itelive: i an nihil la
night bi'iuic ibe 'ii.itst i bib on "I lite i\
and ('ill petnthm:,.' The ui i a loii i.
the cefebral Ion of Oram hi: i lidnj aii
ni\i'/saiy, which luvs_coni' custoiii
It) be big lown nrat'irliSil swe
r.tak. s. lion. Ko/derii Wiiulb-
MJlWcUlSTeo and ^'at.li'a'li lv fO ndalb ut
Albl.u w.n.- hry fit her Hpenierr
1 1 elaborate- I ampim prcci-.!.- I i
addo u.ses .inl-. GTO'I up ati
h nU\hi ua: thai (-oipui i'l iollH I
1" nalieiiali -.1 as lo nd Hilt rill
*o mi no-i -hip
STRIKE MAY BE SETTLED.
Steel Curpoi at ion Mmers'at Ely, Minn
May R.Ottihn to Work.
Duliiih. April Itejlorta front I"!
Minn.. Indii ale that al a ine.etti I i
day of the tdti'/eiis' comtiilttec wlileh
Cellf.'l le.| Willi thf' steel i-i pin jo!'
otli'-iah- relalive to sellllng |'tit RtlTioj
v.hh h:e IX'i'tl on tl tile I hoi al
Chandli i iniiH-i. an adjiisl in.-ni will
be reached and the men will return
to 'Viin',. Ili-iwri'ii ailii ami f!00 itien
ntrtlel! -beeattve liiey objerteil !o war I
tlltller Sllpel inl etliirtil Cl.aile- rj
Ii!'., la iin int.: lie loo Italic timl
brutal In Ills trenlic.-iit
V-.n- thi.s work wo will jilitir i sfiltl 240 p.-oi's of Men's Dfos-: shoos Two Dollars pair.
This lot consists of odd sizes and manufacturers' samples, and
there are none in the lot worth less, than fl: O O
$3.00 a pair. They are the new lasts in
1 Vici, Box Calf, Valour Calf and a.few Corona Patent Leathers.
&ftc?f4.1. Meyer Co.,
EN CENTS PER WEEK
Invested in a pair of Ralston
Health Shoes is the best invest
ment you-rjairmake. They"in
sure comfort for your feet and
outwear any other shoe. We
have a lull line of spring shapes.
HIGH ART CLOTHIERS.
Just Spring Line of Baby Carri^es^ana
Swellest Line of Iron Beds Ever Shown
Nobby Line of Rockers, All Styles and
JAP FLEET AT PORT ARTHUR
DISAPPEARS SOUTHWARD AFTER
FIRING A FEW INEFFEC-
Port Art hit!-, April 29.Japanese
tot p. do beats were sigh'".| at 1:10
a. in., covered by i Japanese squad
ron A few shots wete tiled Without
(hoc,.!.:' aiUT whiifi tile .l.apanese
ships disappeared southward.
RETREATED IN DISORDER.
Japanese Force Routed by Russian
London, April '-'.'The Central
News corespondent ai Llaoyang,
Mai., leu in, i 'There has lvn no
Ughttiig no the Vain since Tuesday.
Swpph-nie.itiu.i the dispatch regarding
iiii- i'!i.i u,iii,'iit Tuesdiiy he says:
"ihe Japanese ad van frig on Tuer
etu-'uen en miuti red a Uusslari Tore.
Tin- Jap'tiiie'su reiceived i hot fire from
Hi' a ..i bat'terj urid lifter slight
.mi let! aii-il in di nit de,r t" the
i [llage, hei ib.v leok refuge
In I lie houses
DELAYED DY BAD WEATHER.
Japanese Operations on the Yalu Mow
Loudon, April i'0. A Central News
di .pai ii inn f-hio starea the latest
le A in,i,i Ol the pffei hilt
fr'r-.la.!, and l.i. am' -'.mis iire con-
la--- Ur-: rr
'ii i\ i tie .o
i the luftei Wivi
lie lemeul wt at
Is. rtelh'S in. .la
ut tempi lug- to
it ihe posUloiiB
nt So fnii titi'se
i. 's. alii disl!-it
REPORTED BY ALEXIEFF.
Destruction of Japanese Merchantman
at Gcr.vin, Korea.
StT I'eiei'Mliuig, April U'.i. -The em
pcioi' has I'.i. ved telegram from
VfFvrm A'irxm.fl as fellows:
'4-'. ai Ailni.il VcHZell, who is at Stm
Vila iii-'is, iniil torpedo* boats, dis
pai hed the latter to GenBun, Korea.
'I upedo lioiUs blew up a Japiineso
li,. I'.anl niaa 111 I he roads' t::lil. The
i i. v, a a.shoi Tin', torpedo
h....t, I'liiiind the .-..lint day lu the
"oiiili i n."