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NYMOR E STORE IS
Thieves Break Into Store and
Steal Goods to the
Value of $100.
THREE SUSPECTS PLACED UN
DER ARREST AT CROOKSTON.
Young Men Who Formerly Lived
at Nymore Will Be Brought
Back to Answer.
The store of O. J. Tagley at
Nymore was burglarized last
Wednesday night and goods to
-the value of about~$U0 were
stolen. An entrance was effected
by breaking open the back door
and suspicion was directed
toward three young men who
have lived at Nymore and have
been hanging ahout the village
for some time.
The news of the burglary was
kept very quiet and the conduct
of the young men was watched.
Yesterday they left the city and
were this morning located at
Crookston where their arrest
was ordered. They will be
brought back tonight to answer
to a charge of burglary.
The men arrested are Joe
Hearth, Pat O'Neil and Ned
O'brien. All are quite well
known in Bemidji.
Sheriff Bailey who went over
to Fergus Falls yesterday with
Joshua Miller, insane, will bring
them back on his return trip.
Mrs. L. H. Bailey, represent
ing the Ladies' Library associ
ation, one of Bemidji's most ag
gressive and worthy societies, isv
circulating a subscription today
to obtain funds to defray the run
ning expenses and make im
provements to the public library.
The business people were re
sponding very nicely this morn
ing and about $100 had been sub
Hallock Wants the Band.
The Independent Band has a
chance to go to the Firemen's
Tournament at Elallock and the
committee on arrangements for
the tournament make the boys a
very liberal offer. The band is
not in shape at present to give a
definite answer but may decide
to go later in the season.
M. E. CARSON, Manager
A Complete Line of Candies.
Fridays and Saturdays.
A Complete Line of Fruits.
PHONE 282 214 BULTRAMI AVE
Judge Spooner Did Not Pass Sen
tence Upon YVm Chounard
Judge Spooner did not pass
sentence last nigkt upon Wm.
Chounard, -the Gass Lake man
convicted of the murder of his
wife. The sentence was to have
been passed at six o'clock but
the court could not reach tin
matter at the appointed hour.
Chounard will probably be sen
tence some time today.
LARG E ESTATE
Gustav A. Saaby Who Died at Inlar
sane Asvlum Has Large Es
tate and No Heirs,
Gustav J. Saaby, who was
committed from Beltrami county
to the state hospital for the in
sane at Fergus Falls, died last
week and the probate court has
ordered the special administrator
of the estate of the deceased to
tile an accounting. Perry R. Day,
of Bagley, is the administrator.
Saaby has realty interests and
other valuable holdings. So far
as is known at present he has no
heirs in this country.
Fishing at the Bridge.
Fine str ngs of fish are being
taken at the Mississippi bridge
between Lake Iryine and Lake
Bemidji. Yesterday afternoon
for a short time they were biting
nicely and some tine strings of
pickerel were taken with spoon
hooks. Spearing is good in all
the running streams and fresh
fish may be had for the asking at
almost every house in town, The
pike season opens Sunday and
with two more days of balmy
weather, the fishermen hope the
lake will be sufficiently free from
ice to admit of fishing for pike by
(Jo Down the Mississippi.
John Sibley, the well known
Bona losger, was in the city this
morning on his way to Walker,
Mr. Sibley states that he is milk
ing preparations for the drive.
It will be some time yet before it
can bo brgun as the logs to bo
handled are in Leech Lake and
the ice is an obstacle to work a!
Sibley's drives in
all vvili amount to seventeen mil
lion. He will drive out of Leech
Lake through the Leech river
and into the Mississippi.
Billv Prunes |n Town.
Billy Newton,the traveling
salesman, whose "Billy Prunes"
sketches are an enjoyable feature
of the Minneapolis Journal and
one graced the last page of
the Minneapolis Tribune, is in
the city today. Mr. Newton
travels for a Minneapolis ho!e
sale house. He is a clever sketch
artist and his newspaper work
has been making a hit.
For Ladies Shirt Waist
Suits, Hi yards to pattern
no two alike prices from
IN ANY STYLE, FINISH OH I'RICH. ALL KINDS OP
Photos, Views of the City,
Lake and Lumber Camps
Old pictures made new and enlarged to any size. Studio occupies all
of the second floor of the new Street block, next to the postoflice, My
reception, display and dressing rooms are always open and you are
R. W. REED, Prop
MARTI N WILL E
FEND AME S
Former Popular Bemidji At
torney Visits Old Friends
in the City.
IS NOW SUCCESSFUL AT VIRdle
Was for Several Years Judge O
the Municipal Court
Judge Martin, a former popu
Bemidji attorney, is renew
ing acquaintances in the city to
day. The judge is now success
ful and nicely located at Virginia
City and is on his way to Minne
apolis, where he will assist in the
defense of Ex-Mayor Ames, who
was recently re-arrested on a
charge of having accepted a bribe
from a woman of the half world,
during his administration of the
office of mayor of the city of
Judge Martin and Dr. Ames
are old friends. The famous
Minneapolis physician often
spent several weeks on shooting
trips with the judge, while he
was located at Ada, and a friend
ship sprang up between the twoteam
which has never been forsaken.
Upon learning that Ames had
been rearrested Judge Martin
offered his services and was
promptly retained by his old
Mr. Martin came to Bemidji in
'99 and was a prominent figure
in legal circles hero for a number
of years. He was for several
years judge of municipal court
and a successful practictioner.
His gonial personality won for
him hosts of friends and he is
warmly welcomed upon his visit
at this time.
Judge Martin will remain in
the city for several days. He
notices many changes here since
hislast visit. He is constructed on
broad lines himself and he states
that he is-pleased to see a liberal
municipal -policy--prevalent in
Bemidji. Its the only one the
town .can_.be successfully con
ducted under according to Mr.
Martian, whose experience cover
:thereaTly "growth and develop-
TTn3irtT5flouie7f"tIi best towns
in the country.
Mr. Martian defended Joe La
Deau known as "Dog Face Joe,"
tentiary for life from this county
two years ago for the murder 6
arwoods man named McLaughlin,
who was poisoned by fishberry
at a resort. The judge was con
nected with much interesting in
cident in the early days of Be
midji and will always be kindly
remembered by old timers in
Snow, Flowers and Grass.
Chester Snow, a former resi
dent 'of Bemidji, writes from
North Yakima, that it is impos
sible to keep house even in that
country without the Daily Pio
neer and wants it sent forthwith
Mr. Snow says the grass is a
foot high in the coast country
and the peach, cherry and apply
trees are all in bloom. The coun
try looks like a vast flower gar
den and Mr. Snow believes he -is
pleased with his new location.
Taken Under Advisement.
The contest case of Carl Berg
lund vs. F. .7. Artz was heard at
the Cass Dike land ottico yester
day. Attorney Henry Funkloy
represented Artz, who is in the
county jail awaiting the action of
the next grand jury on a ""charge
of murder. Herglund claims
sq-uattei^s- -righfcsr*He testitted"
upon cross examination that his
IToiiTe was in TSIaplo Ridge, Isanti
county. The case was taken un
Worth a Fortune.
Furnished rooms are at a
preiniun in Bemidji this week.
There is a brisk demand for
rooms owing to tho number of
strangers in the city and it is al
most impossible to rent furnished
rooms. Rooms near the center of
the city rent for Sl'J and.&LJ. per
month and there are about throe
applicants for every room tit that
HA A FINE TIME
A. P. White Enjoyed His Two
Months' Visit to California
and the West.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. White and
childrim returned last nightJxim
a trip to California and the mid
west. Mr. White says he
and the family enjoyed their va
cation very much and says the
California winter resorts are
ideal for that purpose. He doer.
not think the west affords the
business opportunities that this
section of northern Minnesota
does. While at Los Angeles Mr.
White met Frank Mageau, the
contractor, who built the Street
block. Mr. Mageau expects to
return to Minnesota June.
Since leaving Hemidji Mr. and
Mrs. White haye visited a num
ber of the larger western cities,
including Stilt Lake and Ogden.
Mr. White is very much im
pressed with the former city and
returns much refreshed from
Running Team Practicing.
The running team of the Be
midji Fire department is practic
ing nightly under the direction
of Captain Narveson. Some
trouble is being experienced in
getting the boys out but those
who do come out are taking up
the work in good shape. The
will be in active working
trim from now until the dates of
the Grand Rapids tournament
it will attend. Last night the
boys practiced coupling and
showed up in excellent form.
H. L. Palmer will conclude al
most two years of service at
Oraich's news stand tomorrow.
Mr. Palmer has been popular
with all patrons of the place and
the boys will miss him. Joe
Fenton takes his place and as
sumes his duties Monday. Mr.
Palmer will spend the next few
weeks at his farm at Grant Val
ey and has no matured plans
for theimmediate future.
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