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VOLUME 2'.''" NUMBER 10.
Japanese Outnumbered Two to
One, but Early Reports of the
Fighting Indicate Repulses to
the Russian Arms.
Washington, April 30. Reports
have reached the state department,
the source of which the officials GO
not wish to .divulge, to the effect that
a great land battle fought on the Yalu
ii.i to to
to to to
to to to-
The biggest and finest assortment of Wall Paper and Room Mouldings
that ever came into Bemidji. Best values in Wall I'npor at
FIRST GREA LAN BATTL E O WA
NO W RAGING
WIN A LAND FIGHT
Washington Receives News of
Decided Reverse to Rus
sians on Yalu.
river resulted in a comple te victory to
the Japanese arms.
Many Officers Killed.
E. L. NAYL0R.
pangtfce Manchuria, April 30
st land battle of the Liu's so-J
were conspicuous, by the ir uniforms.
Coinmendiig Sahirclay morn
ing, April 30th, we will give
a discount' of 25| on all
General Banking Business. Fire Insurance.
SUB8CR il3E FOR
The Daily Pioneer
Wal Paper and Roo Mouldings Ten Cents
iti iti iti iti iti iti iti
\l/ iti iti
Spring Line of Baby Carriages and
Swellest Line of Iron Beds Ever Shown
Nobby Line of Rockers, A Styles and
AFTER HARD FIGHTING.
Japanese Hold Positions on North
Bank of Yalu.
Chefoo, April 30.Hard fighting is
reported along the Yalu and the Jap
ane se apparent ly have made good
their position on the north bank of
the liver in a number of places.
Troops have been landed both above
and below Anturig. which is the key of
the Russian position, and under flic
cover of the first arrivals and the Kim
boats reinforcements arc being poured
It is expected that within a few days
the Japanese will be in a position to
make an atta ck on Antung in force if
the Russia ns wait for it, which is
have not accomplished the c..
the Yalu without hard fighting ami eon
siderab war is persistently reported to have' siderable loss. The losses are said
occurred con the Yalu river Sixteen I from Russian sources to liavc h. en
thousand Japanese cross ed the stream I heavy.
Thursday and attacked 30,000 Bus
sians. strongly fortified. It is ru-j
mored this morning th at the Japanese
have been re-enforc ed and the battle
1 FOR SPRING OF 1904.
st! ii! st
sides of the position it is untenablM Negotiations between Supply,
h5f !*&? 1
but to lall back to their second moat
MAYOR LEADS RAIDERS.
Officia Uses a Gu to
continues. Japanese sharpshooters Alleged Gamblers,
kill ed many llus.sia ollicers CotmcirTJluffs, Iu., April 30.Mayor
McCrca, elected at the recent city
election, Thursday raided a number
of places where gambli ng was said to
be going on and caused the an est of
fourteen inmates. At
Ifnown as the Manhattan the mayor
appeared without warning. Th in
mates attempted to escape, but the
mayor placed his back against the
door and drew a revolver, ordering
them to submit to^mest. A patrol
wagon tool th em all, together with
the fixtures and furniture of the place,
to the police station.
Northern Pacific Dividend.
New York, April 30.---The directors
of the Northern Pacific railroad- have
declared a quarter ly dividend of ]y_.
per cent and an extra dividend of one
quarter of 1 per cent. The dividend
is payable Ma 2 "t those who-a:-
legally entitled.to receive it
The Bemidji Daily Pioneer
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA. SAiTlMUY. APKIL :W. 1904.
a Double Roll and Up.
Prices on Borders same as on Paper.
EXPENSE IS TOO HIGH
REASON GIVEN BY CHICAGO UN-
ION LEADERS FOR REFUS-
WOULD BANKRUPT THE ORGANIZATION
NEGOTIATIONS BROKEN OFF AND
QUESTION O STRIKE WILL
BE VOTED ON
Chicago, April :10. There Is one an
Ion in the city on the verge of strike
and the reason given its h-a.bV
for refusing arbitration is that such
In fact, military men deviate that proceeding would bankrupt the organ 1
with a stro ng Japanese force on three zn tioii
Fenghuangcheng and Ste am titling Suppb ll,.us,-\\ I cuius..
According to'reports the Japanese pe're' union have
men. W can't consider out
trators. -They aie too expensive^'
s: :t )t i
:t:t 'it a )t':t !t:.
W Have just received
a New stouk.ol'
l it! |X [st
JS LrllYCiOIUEi OIUUIV, 1 reached lake shipping remains at a
j's M. Mop^si:. Proprietor, standstill.
I SHORT IN HI S ACCOUNTS.
1 ToleCo Man and Wife Believed to
broken off an,,I i .m
the union will vote (jiieslloii
calling a strike. The [ows li
gesled to leave the points in dispute *rs
LOWERING O WAGES.
most care in order '.hjy the hew w.ngt
scale should be prepared with faine
to all iiilert
It is probable the convention, which
will be called le order rtenrTTit^dayj
session for at~lea:.t I\MJ
STRIKE MA RESULT.
-Ghicago- Contr?cto rs Resist Demnnthr
Chicago, April 30j Cniiiiniti':- le
resenting the cjjjt'ngo Team
association and tin T, Hri\e rr-rrrr
ion, with full power lo compel or avprt
ij| I cessation of work of 8.00Q truck team
i aters next Monday, met during the d.aj
11 to argue the (pi'stlon of wages.. T',,
'delegates were sch-cted from Hie
hr 'in' ft'."'" nci.v .-i-c-' i
The latesttliiiigsii, I'lijitoL'iuipby plovers and ten from
The union has demanded 1 a~wne:!r
minimum increase for drivers, the in
ciease to take effect May 1.
Three hundred and seventy.live
teaming contractors in Chicago, co
posing the Team Owners' association,
are resisting the deman d.
VESSELS AR E TIED UP
Shipping on the Great Lakes at a
Cleveland, April 30. At a meeting
of the Lake Carriers' association at
whi'h were-piCM-nt all 'in- line -ntn-tt-
Imagers front lluffalo and all the pi in
it elpal o-.Mters from Duliith to liuffalo.
I Inclusive, the executive committee of
a !the Lake Carriers' association subrniP
istij_ted its report of the two confllrences
Heautiftrl liitf of Mounts tcV~'" ]..stins three days which they had
I with the advi jory "bqard of the Saatcra
and Pilots' asso ia,i6n..t.ii:n(,' thai an
si-[agreement could not bt reached.
N further qonference has been at-
ranged and until -a f.-n ii-ment i
Toledo. O \pril dohn W Mai
tin and wife weie found 'lead it, th, Ii
bed as a result of asphyxiation from
illuminating gas. is. belli ved to be
ThtH^-day-vvaTrT^fTmTTaTo.! in bTs a
ieoui,!:-: in the city waterworks aSitt
where he had been employed foi
twelve years as a bojQdtkt per,
i Both '.Martin and his wiPi were prom
i inent in lodge clrdi and the man's
downfall is tyslfeved to have I 1
i cans':.d by policy, facing betand
speculation beyond his means.
iORAIN RATE WA CONTINUES.
I Western Tra^c Officers Fail to E'fect
tlpni^nt of the g'ain rate uaj^_ AXuj-
ACQUIRED BY STEEL TRUST
FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS PAID
FOR CLAIRTON STEEL COM-
New York. April SO, Phairm ah Gary
of the United States Steel corporation
mak es formal announcement ofthe
puii'liasi- front the Crucible Steel out
par.\ of the Cl.iirinn Steel cotppain
properties. The properties will in*
pad/ for by !ua an!.e of the linked
States ste el i ..ii pnrat inn of securities
here,oleic issued the 'Iairln4u Otll
pain aggregati ng loss than $.i!U)J)0J!Oi)
and the dell\ erj to the vendors ol
United States Steel corporation por-l
cent slnldhg fuiid gold bonds of the 1
par value of $1.',MI.I.M0. The proper
ties are to quired ti and i leaf of a!
floating liabilit.N oi li'niobtodness
MRS. WIGGS" DISCHARGED.
House association and thth Plumbin a Was Justified in Assaulting Uninvited
i apostl- of Sui.-I'in
the'TTilTb.Tgc Pat. i..n
"Mrs. YViKUs ol
I II.is.--, was dismissed i\\ Judge Me
to any fait arbitration board. Coiinin the police court, where die
"We cant afford to do that," said m:1 ll0
W. E. Hums, representing ih union.Toh'rirgtj ol throwi nl the (font' el a
"Ministers charge a union ?1 i for lop iar on Mrs. Kmii\ Sunth also' til
their services as arbitrators, and spend Louisville.
Bix weeks doing matteis th.n could Mis Smith claimed thai hei dress
be settled in t^x miniiies by practical was ruined, hei pride shattered an
arbi thai her philanthropic iiiijjfibe*!
cet\ed a shoel In insniisSliiR Mis
lias.- the in said, in in ief
"This prosecuting witness came to
Mrs. Wiggs' IvpuBO wlthoui itivltiiti.ni
Labor Leader Holds Election Year Re-1 The defendant has been hi.niKht ii,to
sponsible. I great notoriety as ihe re-uilt of a lit
Cleveland, April '50.- -The wage com
mlttce of the Anialganiated Assofla
tion of Iron. Steel and Tin Worke rs
met here during- tin- dn to nfrtnrgc
preliminary work for the annual ton
vetition of the organization, which I
gins in this city next Tuesday. Presl
dent Shaffer of Pittsburg delivcie.i au
address to the committee upon the in
dusfrial conditions prevailing duriiig
the past year. said that wliil- i In
Amalgamated Association had accept
ed reductions in wages the same was
true of other labor organizations.
President Shaffer attributed Urn slight
industrial depression'and the tecent
lowering of wages largely to the oi i
that, this !S presidential election year, ii.-in in Beilioi wiln miu? 'i| i
He urged the committee to ex.a ml ae aae imnioditiiely em rtniuiivvnlug next
conditions in all 't'iH"^
era ry proilcciion and as a result has
been terribly annove'l. He home has
been Invaded and the peine and tptlei
or liiv confom-illy disiui bed. I ihlnk
that she liar: had ureal p!M\i.callon-atuL
I think I ought Lo dlaniJ
charge on peinral prlqci|
he}' nl tin
CRUM O STAY IN OFFICE.
President Roosevelt Directu Hi Reap
Washington, \pril 30.Prosldenl
Bobseyofi has directed the reappoint
ment nf W-. I) Crum as eollectpr
of .-liHloins at ('llaiieslnu. S.
Tie- ptesidenl lias received assurance
th the senate wil take up inu
firm i h. i II,-,.. operations inroiv, ,1 In U,e r,.,,,,,,-
Pnall I ,1111 lie is .oiiutm. 1 nil,,:
..in,,,a .ii-m .11 1 un-lnrv In, i, is wilil p.iVlienl die allilo:-! cut ell. el. .1
^KSS^^SrfeEfie^Si S Wiriibhl Morgan Is pero,ml} dlmtl
that his set
that be is provided with'ampfe tut,.is.
Sh'tuihl In be contirined the c.o4,^r,i-
ments ol course, will pay him the bat
NEW WIRELESS SYSTEM.
"^wo Colorado Boys Improve Upon
Florence, Colo., April :'.n. -^-raiiK
tjP^mTtilCitjtErd and ICe hinoiVl Mel,on
aid ol I'doi.-nce. ,Ked ihlrteen ami
nineteen years, respectively, have in
vent.-l a Ireh- i.-letr',apb system
that is claimed to he superior to that
Invon ted by Marconi A pra-t!e ,l ie-i
was made .lurin the day and rrres
f.i.e wrifo ?i'\\\ qp') ""'-tyt^ri'itlV
lieriented telegraph" operators for a
distance ol Ave id... I:-- wlih ilu great
NEW WORLD'S RECORD.
Mlchicjr.n Central Ttain Makes 109.4
Miles an Hour.
Detroit. April 30. Oflirial np.irt:'
received heie show that the i,,,|.i..e
dented lyji .-d of ln: i miles an lion
jiai liein mad by the Mlehigaii Cen
iral train Carrying Presidenl l..-.i.ar
and Pi-'-:-i'ii lit -.vinat, Chlragn.
'ii:- labHshes a wnrld's record. A
pilot pafcked ahead of the Irnlii and all
the -M-s ini's v.., guarded hut the
sv.-jo hes Were hoi spiked nor _w ihe.
ei .,!ar n.nn'm "of- trains Interrupted]
Payte Returns Washington.
Washington. April 30 Postmaster
General Payne, has retprned fnm
Charl'^ton. S afi an abs. ol
Several weeks spent in cruising along i \,i,i)
[lie AtJantb coast amj ffiesi Iieliai,
waters l- Imjjriiv-ed ii.'hahh
thmigfi "'ill conirdaining of a slight at
tad. ol gpui in one- toot.
MOUSE CAUSES A PANIC.
Loss of t-ite Narrowly Averted in Phil
Philadelphia April 30.- Dm ing a
matiine at the Standard ttnii a wo-
across the floor. Sh screamed and a
a Settlement turned it to the motner wnen ente
to arrive at a set
possible tor arrive a as- Zx^i^ m.-b- rose above
portionate rates the lines split on the
division of the through rate s.
"_5_"fiiii_J a^-^" r-Hnnt r,t L'ltene. mean WO-
agrerdng"Ui TVirTn"e^Tfiroiigh and pro- th.e shoutas
men, ushers, retaining tluur wiu. forced
You save money by having your work done by us, as our
Stock and Workmanship are unsurpassed.
We Guarantee Satisfaction.
NUMBER OF GUESTS CIT
-VttH+trrnftrTTtTe I lie Ti'ass.1. wl
has been Hinging ii t'in. it,nail \\lih
Praii'ls Wilson's conin'ttny at ih
tlnTiTdTTtperti Tftnise dnuped dead
At Rt. r.ouls. 0: C-ln't Innatii 2.
At IXroll. 8 Chh ago, 2.
Americ an Association.
At Louisville. 3 Minneapolis, 1
At Indianapolis, 1'!: St. Pan!. '&
St. Paul Union Stock Yards
Pi. Paul. .'.:n il L"' Cat!
eh'"!' I, ..'.'e 'i.OOj
fair. 3 Wn iretod tp
ancj i ':!',:._ SM "'AU
igs i 175.
in i holce v.-a, ling v.-.-t!:
5.J5 good to ho lambs
LM.I- and omma nd t:d theonbe*- Cnsh. ....----rtt. fkM^ SouTE
western $1."'. May, *l."l July. $1
$1.08. patterCreameries. Hffi
en and woSept..
Ui til, uisiitri a, i_ iuii'u|, *t csft
those o the crowd who remained iato poultryTurkey*, 12c chicken*, lie
Four Lives Lost by Burning of Bryan
House at Lansing, Michigan.
Explosion of a Tarfk ol Gasoline LtUm
Lansing. Mich April ut
were In -i dm ing the night in the hij! i
Ing of I he lit an 1 l"n ihi I
brick stnictuic on East VfLchimih a
IlliUL I lie
i -I tt'i.ioi" O V\ l.i.ii ll I) ii"
BRIEF BITS O NEWS.
Charles A. IMlg. artist and Mstorian. of'Venezuel an Cattle.
Is dead nt Chicago. Mr IH1g was in
the Civil war as a member of th.
in a cab,,, Sulla:,,,. In, I.,-
famous Iron brigade btisi.ness of tmponaii.e wu transact
ed at the day's meeting of ho cabinet.
Homer M-Crmiiell burned to death
'"'s a,,s thai miir ,.,,m
de.r.,t was w,,!, |......D
II. R. Osgood ni lllnim. .M--. BIIOI f attendance for the tirstP tinie- il sev
and mortally Wpuhiled his w+fr pti
Maine t-enttalrailro ad train and Me n.
shot himself, dj ing short!v aftei
President Loubel of l',:,n has leftT-de|iart.iucutal matters, some of which
Italy fin l'iui King Victor Kminat, have been held up pondlrig his recov-
uel aecninpanied ilie 1'rcn. I, president ery!
to N.aplc- iin.l wltnestrod his departiirp
The Nebraslu-i supreme o,in lias i|. d-|.am,..n 01 agrlcmUure had grant-
ebb-.i that browr-i-Tefl .ami.., i.,!,.- e.l peri,^-.|.in fo the Venezuelan gov-
s'ahion ilce.njj.Ofl ejCCimj In fhttli ,,u,"nmcnt to linppri into the United
name Thri IUIIUK is Ijfcelv Ui have._-Siai--s -l.-t rreatl.'O-f Wiiezufdan cat-
The final dotal Is nl the bur ItntThl \S\
I In- navy tlepttrimeiil is Info cm Oil
cry of fire was raised.
five hundred men and women Stan
peded, ru hlng madly for the doer
Upward of a score of wi.tn.,, fainlfid clipped. $r, oor
and several cbiilien were injured
slightly in the scramble to reach the
In th, exi it em- ni a mother threw
her child, ii ha!'} ttf tSCO v.ars, frutm
lit.- balcony into the parquet, Bhoutfng
to several men tin-re save th- in
fant They caught the baby am i re
turned I I to the mother when orderr
TEN CENTS PER WEEK
A HOFF BLOCK
thni the haul.,.hip Kentu.lvv Otifpcoatlons ofi live stock a nd each head
which It-ar Admiral Mans is return ot:ca
Ipg home from the Chi nose Station, rltridlv t.-.t
has arrived at Naples J^-E-TQ-UNtrStt^
Frrf]^rTroTn=^^ ^ow-YorU. April -TWent-yfive
a gr twenty yearsj.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Ilu!',th. Apiil -"J. Wlea, In store
and to' at, N:i. I 1 91 N'O.
X.. N.-rib :n.
l:iv. July, :ie".,. s.-pi..
g] Fia\ In sl.e-c- itni ve and
Mitv. -J I oT Jtilv", Jl"
CN. .r:o U-nipri Stock Yards
fill- 1 to
i to tne-
Sl,.\. and le.it.
?t R" I sr. Sho&p i to -hob
iveth'-rs. M.Tr.'c'.r" Westn sheep,
90 W -tern. Hipped, $4.75@
fi.10 Western, wooled, $fi oeT?1:....'..
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago. Api i WheatMay.
89-1 Joly. 8.4"ic -\'l 85 '.Si MV:
,I go old. SL%c. Corn
April, fiTVio May ITsi .'ulv. IS!
Sept.. tS,.c II, it%C. Oats April,
lS(l 4S Il oats Annl,
Eggs 6v I6i a 1
n. tie iteaii are:
Grand Rapids John
\\dliuid. I.ajismt:. Ransom Dingniau,
Lansing lame-. Kay, Lansing
Stibs fell tiDtti an tipper window
Boon alter the lire broTto out and'diel
fro his itn'tiries at the hospital. Th
..us were burned to
[death, their .loured bodies not being
found until day-light permitted a search
of'the tun!- Several other I. ..irde.s
and i w.o loeeitii were cut and burned
during lie pre of the tire, but
then Injuries arc not serious.
A laij tank gasotine In the baavs
metl' nt fee building -\pl..id.' ft I W
miioiit.-. afi.r Me- tin- broke out, scat
teii laic all 6v the buildiag arid
milnu it irnpoasiblo to rentier assist*
I an'ce to the initial es.
TO DE USED FOR FOOD ONL Y.
Secretary Wilson Permits Importation
Washington. April 30.(onsiderabla
he n) (t .a
\|i I'avuo remiittied
p...i.[..IQ^^JJIJ. ii|i|c nft*ife-
the .meeting talking over
Secetarv WTlsoii report that the
1.1-. Of hourse the ,^..,us duties will
,.n nup..,-,.- I he Id- a bj u,e th.-m
rr- i i e\- le- iv.-Iv tin- inod. 1 in- .lenarttiienr
New! N ork con-
gt,o to a., ahiia to Wk breeding
r'/ T"^ ""IV
ahoifi all im-
.ttle import ed fmmI Venezue la will
Many Persons Driven From Homes in
Nc.v York Suburb.
families have 1..-,, .Itivn fnun their
old was lyn.he.l earlv l-ndav a ''_.,,
!,.K., e1 .lowinv okf hJ
ngle pan .d Haywood .ouniv. renn.,1
pean -v alien,pled an assault on Ih^fTET
nine year old tbtiiitbter of Jamen I
Blopficl wa a
"flafnaged to the exte nt or several thou-
ifcaudH ul doTfars The Hooded district
-niTrabtitit uh iTifltr-aqtraTO Ut area orr
both Bides 61 the creek Fifty persons
wen rescued from the flooded hous es
Westchester po/iee who hastily im
provised lit! is tor- the purpose.
.he flood was'cansed by an unus
u.ill high tide, when brought a rush
of watot trpm Long Island sound into
the creek and over the lowlands at St
Kavini.nd- lark So (piiekly did the
-flood ap| in ihat few persons had time
to escape ItasLtneiit.s were flooded
and tie- water iti many hom es filled
the lower floors. The foundations of
many buildups were loosened and they
iod~to| threaten to coilftpke. The police-r e
mm.in to serves were hnrried to the sce ne and
,i,,, ,,,.,v managed with rat's, to remove the
i man:on "uTTiTrblinites"'to homes on
i the hiils nearby, where they spent the
night, fearing anoth er flood at the next
KNOX WAKES REPLY.
Not Compatible With Public Interests
to Expose Plans.
\'.'a-l ii,i o,n, April '.In answer to
Mr Whams' reso'ution asking the at
torney general whether criminal pro
ceedings hate been begun against the
tjfffci ,s of ihe Northern Securities com
pany Mr. Knox reports that no prose
cutions have been bt-gun and th at he
does not believe it compatible with
public interests to comply with the
.l:J_-'l~l-in- legardr ro FR15 anthracite coal
trust matter the attorney
States that the investigations have not
f, i D5 good to rioli h, a.vj. J4-S" reached a point where it would be wise
I'o'.,: rough heavy:, $1 "t-'fi 80: :.,i.i. Lp 0 u,.y
e-xpose the plans of the gov
native la mb BATTLE I N SANTO DOMINGO.
Government Forces Lose Forty-ona
Now York, April i.*.A Oertnan
steamship which has arrive.l from
Monte Ctisti, Santo Domingx reports
th at "uO government troops were en
gaged in the recent attack on the
Altera rterce battle the government
troops were defeated. Their losses
were fortv-one killed and sixteen
wounded. Generals Cubrer a. Arroyo
and Luna were Wiled. Twelve