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Awful Death Overtakes Jacob
Wise at Cass Lake Early
CAUGHT BY WHEELS WHILE
CRAWLING UNDER TRAIN.
Both Legs Broken, Head Badly
Crushed and Death Came Before
Jacob Wise, a section man in
the employ of the Great North
ern at Cass Lake, came to an
awful death in the Great North
ern yards at Cass Lake this
morning shortly after 6 o'clock.
While trying to crawl under a
train Wise was caught by the
wheels, both legs were crushed
and broken and he sustained
severe injury in the head which
caused his death half an hour
after the accident and before he
had regained consciousness.
Wise lives on the south side of
the track at Cass Lake and this
'morning about 6 o'clock he left
his home to go to work. He
went up town and in returning
on his way to the section house
he attempted to crawl under a
string of cars, which were being
handled by a switch engine. The
cars were standing when he
started"under, close to the front
set of trucks. The engine started
the string suddenly and before
he could save himself the wheels
had caught him and pinioned him
to the track. He was found a
few moments later, mangled and
unconscious. Several cars had
passed over him and one limb
Wise was about fifty years of
age and had lived at Cass Lake
and been employed by the Great
Northern for some time. He
leaves*a wife and two sons, The
funeral services will be held at
Cass Lake tomorrow.
GET S A PATEN
Bemidji Jeweler Awarded II. S
Patent For Jeweler's Re
Included in the lists of patents
published in the Sfijentific Ameri
can this month is^one which is
secured by E. A. Barker of this
city. The patent is for a watch
maker's, tool to be used in remov
ing jewels from watches in re
pairing. Mr. Barker submitted
the model some time ago but has
just been informed that he has
been granted a patent. The new
device is spoken of as a clever
mechanial contrivance and the
patent right will no__doubt be
R. W.REED, Prop.
CAL FO BIDS
City Council Takes Action
Looking Toward New
The city water question occu
pied the attention of the city
council during the greater part
of last night's meeting. The re
port of the state chemist on the
latest analysis of city water was
read. It was received yesterday
morning. It developed nothing
new except that the samples
taken from the new well of War
tield Bros, were pronounced be
yond reproach and this source of
water supply was established as
satisfactory from a sanitary
standpoint. The council in
structed the recorder to adver
tise for pipes for water mains
and for a new pump.
The state chemist's report
while pronouncing the writer
from the new well as beyond re
proach recommended an occa
sional analysis as a precaution
WALKE ROMANC E
Former Schoolmates Wedded At
Lake Alice After Twenty-five
Years of Separation.
Last Wednesday at Lake Alice,
near Walker there occurred a
wedding the preliminaries to
which were something of a ro
mance. The principals were
Mrs. Myra A. Terrell, of Post
ville, Iowa, and Alvin W. Stowell,
postmaster at Lake Alice. The
Walker Pilot says:
There is something of the ro
mantic connected with the wed
ding. The bride was Mrs. M. A.
Terrell, of Postyiile, Iowa. She
is 44 years old and Mr. Stowell
is 55.- They were schoolmates
together in Iowa and grew up to
gether, but it is not on record
that there was any lovers' quar
rel and a parting. In course of
time Mr. Stowell left Iowa and
the young lady became Mrs.
Terrell. She has now been a
widow for some time and carried
in her arms as she landed from
the train a child two or three
Twenty-one years passed be
tween the day they last saw each
other and their meeting in
Walker on Wednesday, Some
time ago a correspondence was
opened up between them and the
courtship was carried on through
the medium of Uncle Sam's rail
way mail service. It ended with
plans being made for the lady to
come out here and become Mrs.
Let This Be A Lesson.
Kelliher Journal: Tim Craig,s
blue cow undertook to cross the
creek near the hotel the other
day when her right hind foot
slipped to one side and she car
eened backwards into a deep
pool of water and Avas nearly
dead when rescued.
Of paper, if it is Artisto-Platino or Collodio
Carbon, printed from a negative, well re
Htouched and well mounted on the latest and
best style of mount and done at
Is'-sure to please yourself and friends. Hun
dreds of Portriats, Views about the Town
and Lakes, and some of the oldest pictures
which have been made new.
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Next Doorto Tost Office, lT
You arc Always Welonie.
S IGN S
We are HOW open Day and JK'reni)t a.
A man in attendance at all times.
Come 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, 8c per pound in
25 and 50-pound lots, 7c per pound.
Why not trade where you can get the most for your money?
Preliminary StepsTaken Last
Evening for the Organiza
tion of a Dunn Club.
A ROUSER RATIFICATION MEET-
ING IS PLANNED.
Followers of the Princeton Man
Plan an Aggressive
Yesterday a call was issued for
an informal meeting at the court
house of those republicans of the
city and county who desire the
nomination of Robert C. Dunn
of Princeton for governor on the
republican"ticket, In response
to the call a number gathered at
the auditor's office last evening
and effected a preliminary or
ganization of the Beltrami County
W. A. Gould was unanimously
elected chairman and F. W.
Rhoda was also chosen secretary
by a unanimous vote. An execu
tive committee of seven, includ
ing the chairman and secretary,
was appointed, the additional
members being Fred Sibley, of
Solway,Joe Cartier, of Tenstrike,
Geo. Davis, of Baudette.and H, J.
Loud, of this citfy and John Mc
Dougald of Blackduck.
It was also agreed to hold a
ratification meeting in the near
future and it is hoped to have
Dunn himself present at this
meeting. The executive commit
tee has taken up the work today
and it may safely be said that
nothing will be left undone to
carry Beltrami county for Dunn.
It is understood tnat the Col
lins campaign in Beltrami county
has been entrusted to the manage
ment of L. H. Bailey, of this city,
and while there is comparatively
little sentiment for Collins in the
county Mr. Bailey will endeavor
to deliver the county to the St.
Cloud man just the same. The
Collins campaign in the city and
county has been proceeding
quietly for some time under Mr.
Bailey's management and will be
continued unless the rumors of
Collins' withdrawal prove true.
The Dunn supporters point to
the fact that the natural trend of
sentiment in the county is for the
Princeton man, whose record for
efficiency, his well known friend
liness to northern Minnesota and
his manyactsofpersonal kindness
to the settlers of this section liave
made him the spontaneous can
didate of the people of all this
part of the state, and they are
confident that the people of Bel
trami county are not unmindful
of these things and that Dunn
will carry the county with little
or no trouble.
Anniversary of Scandinavian In
dependence Being Observed
Scandinavias' National ^In-
dependence day's anniversary is
being formally observed by a
picnic at Diamond point today
under the auspices of the local
lodge of Scandinvian Workmen.
The attendance is good and the
day lias been an ideal one. Boats
took the crowd to the picnic
grounds about eleven o'clock and
after dinner there was a veiy ac
ceptable program of music and
speeches appropriate to the oc
casion. This evening the Scan
dinavian voilinist, Christian Han
sen will entertain with a recital
at Odd Fellows hall.
Judge Martin Pleased.
Charles Scrutchin has received
a letter from Judge Martin in
which the judge expresses his
satisfaction at the outcome of the
Ames trial. The defense was
conducted under Judge Martin's
direction and of its ability the
verdict is sufficient proof. The
judge goes to Dr. McDonald's
private hospital at Minneapolis
next week for an operation which
will be performed by Drs. Mc
Donald and Ames.
Excavation Begins Tomorrow.
The first shovel of dirt on the
excavation for J. M. Markham's
new 50,000 hotel will be turned
tomorrow morning. The con
tract for the excavation has been
let and the work begins at onco.
Work on tuo superstructure will
not be begun until the contract
for the construction of tho build
ing is let and tne date of this is
Dr. Marcum is now located at
his new office rooms in the First
National, bank block. Dr. Mar
cum has the suite formerly occu
pied by Dr. Henderson, and Dr.
Henderson irow occupies tfie
rooms formerly used by Dr.
Ward for his offices.
NE W HOTEL
Kelliher Hotel Company Incor
porated to Build $100,000
The organization of a joint stock
company was completed at Kelli
her last" week to" build "a $100,000'
hotel at that village at once. The
Kelliher Journal says, work will
be commenced on the building
about June 1st and it will be
ready for occupancy by Septem
ber 1st. The hotel will be
elegantly furnished and con
ducted in first clase style,
The name of the corporation is
the "Kelliher Hotel Company"
and its charter is to hold thirty
The officers of the company
are: W. A. Gould, president and
general mauager J. A. Irvine,
vice-president A. H. Pitkin,
treasurer, and E. E. McDonald,
secretary. Tho above named gen
tlemen, together with Eh Hobson
are the incorporators.
WIL BE THER E
New City Charter to Be Sub
mitted to the Mayor
The charter commission is hav
ing a busy day today and the end
of its labors is in sight. The
charter completed and approved
by the commission will be sub
mitted to the mayor tomorrow,
the last day in which it can be
submitted under law. The com
mission held a meeting at the off
ice of the clerk of court last night
and the charter was taken up
section by section. A few changes
from the original copy were sug
gested by various members of
the committee and enbodied in
the instrument. The commis
sion will recommend to the city
council that the day of the char
ter election be fixed on June 28.
Under the provisions of charter
a village election will be neces
sary which must bo held thirty
days from the date of the ratifi
cation of the charter and the
probable date of this will be July
12, in the event that the charter
carries this being the earliest
da'te upon which it can be fixed
and give the electors of the vil
lage an opportunity to qualify.
Memorial Day At Maltby.
There will be a formal Obser
vance of Memorial day at Maltby
postoffice. Special Memorial
services will be held in Hershey's
school house next Sunday after
noon at 2 o'clock by Elder Morris
and Rev. Pierce of Laporte.
Memorial day there will be a for
mal program- Attorney Charles
Scrutclim, of this city will deliver
the address and the Diamond
Lake cornet band will assist in
the observance of the day.
Fern Spencer 5"
May Villemin 47y
Hattie Haltlerman r-rrTTrrr.-rrrrrrr-.--.. 31466
Edna Tanner 22697
SECOND DISTRICTBLACKDUCK, CASS
LAKE, TENSTRIKE. BAOLEY, WALKER.
Emma Spencer, Walker 6615
Nellie M. Brewster, Baglev 6697
Theo McricClasky, Bagley 5200
Dura Hermanson, Blackduck 345"
Elizabeth Ness, Tenstrike 2312
Julia O'Brien, Cass Lake 3942
At St. Louis, 0: Boston, 1.
At Chicago, 4 Philadelphia. 2.
At Cincinnati, 13 New York, 2.
At St. Paul. 5 Toledo, 0.
At Milwaukee. 10 Columbus, 4.
At Minneapolis. 2 Indianapolis, 1-
At Kansas City, 5 Louisville, 6-
Minneapolis, Mav 16.WheatMay,
92iic: July. 9f1%^9l-%c Sept., S0\4c
On trackNo. I hard, 95%@9iy
No. 1 Northern, 94%(g95%c No. 2
Northern, 93i/8 l%e.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, May 16.Cattleftood to
choice steers, $4.50??5.0O common to
fair, $3 firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice cows
and heifers. $email@example.com veals. $3.25@
3.50. Hogs$4.30@-l.G0. SheepGood
to choice yearling wethers, .|4.7ri@
5.15 good to choice lambs. $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth. Mav 16.WheatIn store
No. 1 hard. 93c No. 1 Northern. 90V2c
No. 2 Northern, 89c. To arriveNo. 1
hard, 91i.ic No. 1 Northern, 93'ic
No. 2 Northern, 90%c. On trackNo.
1 Northern, 91^g!94ic No. 2 North
ern, 89@92c May. 91i*.c July, Sllif
Sept., SO'/.c. FlaxIn "store, to arrive
and Mav. $1.06V4: July, $1.07-}i Sept.,
51.0SU Oct., SL0S%_
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago. May 16.CattleGood to
prime steers. 85.10(5:5.65 poor to me
dium. $4.10(5)4*90 stackers and feed
ers. $3.l(i( 1.10 cows, $1.7515 4.35
heifers. $2.25g)4.60 calves. $.2.60
5.25. HogsMixed and butchers. $1.60
(CM.SO good to choice heavy, $4.70(7?
4.S5 rough heavy, $4.60^4.70 light,
$4,60(g 4.To. SheepGood to choice
wethers, $4.6r,(5r5.r0 Western sheep,
$email@example.com. native lambs, clipped,
$4.RO@6.00 Western, clipped. $1.75@
8.10 "Western, wooled, $&firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, May 16.Wheat May,
Mot Chambray Madras, regular: 2."c now
1 lot Dress Ginghams, regular 12c, now
1 lot Corsets, regular $1.25 and $1.00, now
All sizes, all
Fire At Lang's Addition.
A fire built yesterday in Lang's
addition to burn some slashing
spread to the woods adjoining
and for a time threatened the de
struction of considerable timber
and property in that section of
the city. A force of men have
been fighting it since yesterday
afternoon a*nd have it well in
A Close Shave.
That's what you get when
in his new location in basement
of First National Bank Blflg.
We Close at
to to to
to to to
to to to to to to
to to to
July. 85%c old. se^i^XO'.sc:
Sept., 7%7y%c old, 81c. Corn
May, Vt%c July, 48c Sept.. 47M
47%c Dec., 43c. OatsMay, 41 "*c
July, 3S-V: Sept..~-jiPp,@Wsc: Pork
May. fl1.12v, July. $11.2714 Sept.,
$1,0?:. Southwesjprn. il.oi: MnV
B. KsppeslwiaM Ot.
I ARE YOU GOING TO
IS THE PREVAILING QUESTION NOW DAYS.
Judging from our increasing trade from day to day there
is no question about where the majority of the
people go to do their shopping.
Something New Every Day.
all prices in Hosiery
nil 91/.CS, an putca
1 lot Ladies' Fancy Hose, worth to 40c,
A regular 20c Hose, 2 for
Our Ladies' Dress Suits and Skirts are all this sea
son's styles. Going this week at cut prices to suit
THE BAZAAR STORE.
Anyone sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether BD
invontion is probably patentable. Communica
tions strictlyconfldentlal. HANDBOOK on Patents
sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.
Patents taken through Munu & Co. receive
tpccial notice, without charge, in the
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest cir
culation of any scientific
1st Anniversary Sale!
Our stock and prices speak for themselves. If you
look them over you will be convinced that we are
headquarters in this line.
Ts stocked from lloor to ceiling with a complete
line of Fresh Groceries, Garden Seeds, Seed Corn,
Etc., at lowest possible prices.
Terms, i a
year four months, #1. Sold all newsdealers.
Branch Office. G25 St.. Wasliinmon. I C.
Special Rate for Round Trip.
The Northern Pacific will
make a special rate of one and
one third fares for the round trip
from Bemidji to Minneapolis for
Knights of Pythias, who desire
to attend the K. of P. festival in
the Flour city May 21, Quite a
number from Bemidji expect to
Special Anniversary Offering in $
Our Men's and Young Menfs
1T1CII aOUUS highest grade
steds, cheviots and silk mixed home- $
spans cut in straight front, conservative jj
sack styles. Every garment haiuMailored $
positively cannot be duplicated less $***
than $15 Anniversary Sale,
Wat er Shed Cravenette a^nd Higlorv
Rain will neither wet nor spot them. $
In fancy colors, checks, stripes, grays $
and blacks, as well as tans. The mater-
ials are coverts, silk mixtures, Vicunos, $
worsteds and cheviots big, loose, easy, with belt or $
without distinguished looking garments at
$ 12.00, $15.00, $18.00, $20.00 and 25.00 I
FREEHave you received one-half dozen
Cut Glass Tumblers, free with each pur-
chase of $5.00 or more? If not, why not? $
To FishermenFishing' with more
thau one Pole is Unlawful. Offenders
will be promptly punished.
J. J. ELUS,
Deputy Game Warden.
^BARGAIN? I LIST.
Five-room House, 50-foot lot
A (no repairs or extra touches). A
0 $1650.00 A
0 Two-room House, 25-foot lot
Q- $250.00 0
Seven-room House, 50-foot lot
Large Lot, 50x330-$15 handles A
one lot $60.00.
Willits & Cahill.
Best Mall Order jL
System. Write jj
for Samples, .li
Fashion Book 'li
nd Self. i