Hallock Wins a Scratch Vic
tory Over the Bemidji
DENNIS TRIED TWICE TO MAKE
Home Team Takes First Money In
Coupling Contest and Second
In Foot Race.
The Bemidji running team lost
the banner hose race of the
Northern Minnesota Firemen's
Association to the Hallock run
ning team yesterday afternoon
by one and one fifth seconds
after a hard run for victory over
a slow track attended by unusual
The home team would have
won handily but for the failure
of-Dennis to make the coupling
until the second attempt. The
time of local team was twenty
eight seconds and the Hallock
team went to victory in twenty
six and four-fifths. The failure
of the team to win the banner
raoe was a simple matter of hard
luck and it is undoubtedly the
fastest all around team in at
tendance at the tournament.
Dennis won second money in
the firemen's foot race in eleven
seconds and Geil won first money
in the coupling contest of four
Hallock people are treating the
boys royally and they are enjoy
ing their visit there immensely.
All the boys are in good spirits
and they still expect to take a
good share of the money.
Cantata Tomorrow Night.
The cantata "Revel of theyesterday
Fairies" will be given at ,the
City Opera house tomorrow
night for the benefit of the organ
fund of the Presbyterian church
under the auspices of the C. E.
society. The production will be
under-the-direction of MissAnna"
Olive Miller, who has success
fully presented it in several
towns in this section, assisted by
Mrs. K. B. Foster. It is a very
pleasing bit with plenty of clever
music and everything that goes
to make a delicate and pretty
effect. It will be well worth see
ing and hearing and should be
accorded a liberal patronage.
The reserved seat sale opened at
Barker's yesterday and is being
very liberally patronized
Have Ross put up your eave
troughs at right price. Phone 113.
Mrs. Anna McLeod, an old
residentof Norkhome village died
yesterday after a very short ill
ness. Mrs. McLeod made her
home with her daughter Mrs. H.
W. Wright. She has been in poor
health for some time but wTas
able to be about Monday. She
was taken suddenly ill Monday
afternoon and died yesterday.
Funeral services were held at
Northome last night and the re
mains were shipped to her old
home at Shakopee for burial this
Fourth of July goods at Pet
M. E. CARSON, Manager.
SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY:
Fancy Crawford Peaches
per-cau ....w -rrr-rr:
Fancy Lemon Cling Peaches.
Regular price 30c
Fancy Peeled Apricots,
Fancy FS:K Plums,
Regular price 'A-
Fancy Preserves Strawberies.
Fancy Canned Sweet Potatoes'
Fancy Canned Apples,
per gallon can
Fancy Home Cured Hams,
Fancy Home Cured Shoulder.
Fancy 3K Herring,
25 25'' 20" 25'
Mrs. J. C. McCall Entertained By
Local Lodge of Rath
Mrs. J. C. McCall, grand chief
of the Rathbone Sisters, was ttie
guest of honor at an informal re
ception given Monday afternoon
by the members of Pinohurst
Temple No. 34 Rathbone Sisters
at Masonic hall. The regular
ceremonial of the teniplo.. pre
ceded the social session. The
-following officers were elected:
Most excellent chief, Mrs. II. 11.
Wheelock ex senior, Mrs Rob
ert Clark ex junior, Mrs.
Georgia Walker manager, Mrs.
Patterson mistress of records
and correspondence,Mrs. Smith
mistress of finance, Mrs. Jinkin
son protector, Mrs. Irwin outer
guard, Mrs. Shepherd. Miss
Ida Bailey was elected trustee
for eighteen months, Mrs. Casler
was elected grand representa
tive and Mrs. Wheelock alterna
tive. Resolutions of regret on
the loss of JVJrs. O. H. Bailey,
past chief, who loft for the west
this week, were adopted. It was
voted to donate $5 toward the
Fraternal building fund at St.
Louis. I was decided to give, a
midsummer social the fourth
Saturday in July and to hold but
one business session during July
Mrs. McCall left this morning
to visit the temple at Wadena.
She has just returned from
Aitkin, whero next week she will
form a temple, making the sixth
Mrs. McCall complimented the
Rathbone Sisters of Bemidji oh
the progress they had made.
Although the new temple is but a
little more than three months old
it has nearly 50 in its treasury.
There is some talk as to organiz
ing a literary society in connec
tion with the temple.
Mrs. McCall was entertained
by Mrs. Wheelock at luncheon
and was a guest of
Mrs. Georgia Walker during her
stay in the city.
EDITO WED S
A. L. LaFreniere, of Northome
Record, Weds Red Lake
Yesterday afternoon at the
home of the bride's parents at
Red Lake Palls occurred the
wedding of Miss Rosa Schu
macher, of Red Lake Falls, and
Anthony L. LaFreniere.of North
ome. The wedding was a home
affair and only intimate friends
and relatives were present.
The bride is an accomplished
young lady, who has been popu
lar with a wide circle of friends
at her home, and the groom is
one of the most capable and
popular newspaper men of thejeweler
north country. He publishes the
Itasca County Record at North
ome, a very bright country
weekly, and is a young man who
has a very bright future in Ins
chosen profession. Many Be
midji friends will unite with the
Pioneer in extending sincerest
congratulations. Mr, and Mrs.
LaFreniere will be at home at
Northome after July 12.
To See Railroad Men.
The Business Men's club will
have a regular meeting at thegifts
club rooms this evening. Re
ports will be heard from several
committees and the meeting will
take steps to appoint the dele
gates who will be elected to the
Republican state convention and
a special commit^ty? to interview
the passenger departments of
the Great Northern and North
ern Piicitic and urge the granting
of several Sunday excursions,
which have recently been denied.
The proposition of"putting a
pagoda roof on the pavillion will
also come up. Several of the
members have agreed to make
liberal donations and the city
council will he asked to help out
in the matter. The pavillion as
it stands at present will soon be
badly damaiii'.d by weather and
some improvements to it are
Change Foiling Place.
Owing to the fact ihat the old
First National bank building
could not be secured for the
primaries tomorrow the First
ward primarv will beheld in the
rooms i'ii \s occupied by the
Western iTnji.ii telegraph office
and Great No thern Express Co.,
next door to Bacon & Browne's.
The Second ward polling place
will be at the City hall. The
polls will remain open from 1 to
Turtle Will Celebrate.
Editor Morehead telephones
from Turtle River today that
Turtle will celebrate* the Fourth
of July in grand style. There
will be a program, lots of red tire,
a moose race through the main
street and all sorts of attractions.
Turtle is the third of the north
line towns to announce its inten
tion to celebrate.
Pretty Wedding of Miss June
Henderson to Mr. Oscar
Erwig Last Evening.
OVE 100 GUESTS WER E I N
ftride and "Groom Among the Most
Popular Young People
of the City.
Last evening at the home of
the bride's parents Dr. and Mrs.
A. E. Henderson of this city Oc
curred the marriage of Miss June
Henderson to Mr. Oscar Erwig.
Dr. and Mrs. Henderson are
among the oldest and most re
spected residents of the city and
both bride and groom are very
popular. More than one hun
dred guests assembled shortly
before i o'clock to witness the
wedding and to bid the young
people God speed as they entered
upon their new life.
The home of the bride was
beautifully decorated for thes
occasion in pink clover and trail
ing hemlock. Just at i o'clock
Mesdames Foster and Roberts
began to play Mendelsohn's
thrilling wedding march and
shortly after the bridal party en
tered. The flower girls, the
Misses Marten Wh and Mar
gin Hetherinton, daintily robed
in white, preceeded the bridal
party through the dining room
and parlor to the front window
where a wealth of vines and
flowers made a bower of beauty
above which hung a hugh wed
ding bell, green of vine, red ofable
flower and glowing with a soft
light. Following the liovver girls
came Miss Laura Mayer, the
maid of honor. Miss Anna Erwig,
bridesmaid and Mr. Arthur
Flatner, the best man, proceed
ing the bride and groom. As
soon as the bridal party had
taken their places Mrs. R. B.
Foster began the soft strains of
the Venetian Love Song and Rev.
Broomfield read the marriage
service. The ceremony of the
ring and a short prayer con
cluded the service and Mr. and
Mrs. Erwig received the congrat
ulations and best wishes of a
host of friends
The bride wore white crepe du
chenewith Irish point lace, a
beautiful creation, and carried a
boquet of white wisteria.
The maid of honor, Miss -Laura
Mayer, wore a dress of blue silk
tissue and carried bride's roses.
Miss Anna Erwig, bridesmaid,
was gowned in silk crepe du
chene with point lace yoke.
The groom is one of the popu
lar young men of the city, occu
pies the responsible position of
at E. A. Barker's estab
lishment and has the respect
and confidence of the business
men of the city generally.
A wedding supper was served
at Which the bridal party, rela
tives and assembled guests made
most merry and after which Mr.
and Mrs. Erwig left on the mid
night train for a two week's trip
to Eau Claire Wisconsin, and
Delano, Minn. They will be atby
home in Bemidji after July 20.
The bride was the recipient of
numerous and costly wedding
which testified not only to
her popularity and that of the
groom but to the worth and
esteem in which the bride's par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. Henderson
are held by the community at
Among those who were present
from out of town were Mrs. C.
R. Ward, and son Nevin, of Alex
andria, Mrs. Clarence Speolman,
of Northome, the Misses Lulu
Saunders and Anna Post and Mr.
William McFarlaud. of Parker's
Prairie, Miss Anna Erwig'and
Mr. Martin Erwig, of Minnea
polis, and Mrs. Noaly and daugh
ter Margaret, of Delano, Minn.
Street Parade at Noon.
The Fairies who will revel at
the Opera house tomorrow night
will be-on parade tomorrow. The
parade will be something unique
and will be well worth seeing.
Miss Wolff, a pupil of Pro
fessor Schefstad, who is recog
nized as the leading violinist of
the northwest, wiil render sev
eral selections at the "Revel of
the Fairies" tomorrow night.
Miss Wolff has an exquisite touch
and is pronounced by competent
critics to have a great career
open to her as a violinist.
Beginning June 6,
We will ive instructions in
all common school branches
from 2d grade up during the
summer months for 5 0 cents
Conway's Commercial College.
Box 744, 108 Sixth Street, between
Bemidji and Holt rum i Avenues.
CASS LAK E FIRE
Pine Tree Saloon and Business
Block Burned in Absence of
Fire at Cass Lake last night
destroyed the Pine Tree saloon
and a business block. Roth places
were being moved to now locat
ions and how the fire started is
not known. The fire depart ent
is absent from the city attending
the-tournament and thecitizens
who handled the ap?ara us were
unablo to check the blaze which
had gained good headway when
discovered. The loss will be
LOOK S GOOD
Ezra G. Valentine, of Breckcn
ridge Looking North County
Over This Week.
Hon, Ezra Valentine,_.of
Breckenridge, is a visitor in the
city this afternoon. r. Valen
tine is making a canvass of the
northern section of the state in
the interests of his candidacy for
railroad commissioner. He has
just started out on the trip and
i visiting the county seat towns
in the Seventh and Ninth con
gressional districts. He has
many assurances of support in
the Seventh and says he is well
satisfied with the encouragement
he is receiving in the Ninth. Mr.
Valentine is a public man of some
note and a very genial gentleman"
He was a candidate for the con
gressional nomination in this dis
trict last fall and received a very
flattering vote. He has many
friends throughout the northern
section of the state and is re
garded as one of the most formid
of a large field of aspirants
for railroad and warehouse com
City Attorney Russell, who is
attending the state Democratic
convention at Duluth las been
much honored as a delegate.
Last evening's Duluth Herald
prints Mr. Russell's picture as
one of the prominent Democrats
of the state. The Beltrami
county delegation was on the
band wagon from the start and
voted for Thompson and Nye,
who were chosen delegates to the
national convention from the
Ninth district. It was also fav
orable to Hearst who carries the
the state against come very bitter
Not Burke But McGinnis.
The Pioneer was misinformed
recently when it printed ,a story
to the effect that Join Burke, a
Ny more alderman was missing.
The missing man is Alderman
McCinnis. He is believed to be
alive and well and Ny more people
do not take any stock in the
story that he was drowned. The
fact that he has been gone for
over a month and has not com^
municated with his wife and
family is not explained, however.
Severe Electric Storm.
The most severe electric storm
of the present season was pre
valent in this section early this
morning. It was accompanied
a. high wind and rain fell in
veritable torrents for an hour
and a half. Many trees we're
felled by the wind. North of this
city the storm was even more
severe than in this city and the
rain was much heavier than in
Shute in The City.
Roy Shute, formerly manager
of the roolcston Lu bor ct
pany, arrived .in the city yester
day morning from Minneapolis
on business. Mr. Shute since
severing his connection with the
Crookston Lumber coinpanvjj^s
built up a large Yetail business of
his own and is at the present
time occupied entirely with the:
management of his large siring
of yards in Minnesota and
Sneak thieves broke into a car
of merchandise at Hovey Junct
ion Monday of this week and
stole about jjpO worth of groceres
and merchandise. The agent at
Hovey yesterday swore out a
search warrant for a resident of
the village who is suspected aid
Sheriff liailey served it last night.
Nothing was developed by the
Holds Court For McGarry.
Judge Clarke, went to Walker
this morning to hold a term of
the Cass county probate court
for Judge McGarry, who has
been very ill for some time. .An
insanity matter Came on for hear
ing this morning. Dr. Smith
accompanied ihe judge down.
Indians Sell Land.
Another Indian deed was re
corded at 'ho office of the register
of deeds yesterday. Tab biance
and Kali ge-gah-o sake, his wife,
sold forty-six acres of inherited
lands just north of Cass Lake to
C. M.Taylor. The consideration
The people like
our Clothes and
we have this
in tSe city.
"BeRt Cup of Coffee
A LUCKY CHANCE..
For Ladies who can wear Suits of the following sizes:
A $18.00 Suit, in sizes 32-36 for $10.00
A $25.00 Suit, in sizes 34-36 for $12.50
These materials are blue, brown and black
cheviot, fancy mixtures and manish suitings,
smartly trimmed in combination silk and fancy
braids. The numbers are limited so come early
for the best choice. It is rarely you are offered
such a great opportunity.
Silk Shirt Waists enjoy great popularity. We are show-
ing them in blue, brown, tan, black Taffeta $2.50 up.
Never before has such wonderful value-giving
been attempted in the city. Every Garment
worth more than twice the value.
The Bazaar Store.
A Two Doors East of City Drnti Store.
S "Ontario' Tweed Suits
THE INDISPENSIBLE SUMMER SUITS
Stock of Men's Summer Hats.
CHOICEST O STYLES.
South American Panamas. Split
Braids, Mackinaw Rough Braids and
.lava Straw Hats, double woven, tllexibie
brims: new curve, optimo block and sailor
shapes: leather sweats: $2.iK) quality at
''ihro Panama Shapes: different styles: JU.00
Is the comment on the new
Sepia Tone Portraits at
It! ||j Is always *he praise of the
|rij A.t! i-i I'.latino Prints
I |H| II
|H| Gall and su-o ns. You are everwelcome,
ft M. J. WORM], Proprietor.
litis, n,)t KLHMKI it,! Ht iiisii HLKMHI&SM*
A discount of 15 per cent on all
refrigerators at Nay lor's.
The Ideal Suits for resorts, for busi-
ness, and perfect hot weather Suits,
Twenty styles of 'Ontario' Tweed
Suits, the swellest high class two
piece Suits, made up without an
ounce of supping
Rough materials, some with silk JJ
mixtures in a natty effect fascinat
ing colors as well as quiet and sub- 5
dued shades. We positively have the
only complete stock of Genuine 'On-
tario' Tweed Suits in Bemidji crown
it hout any
'Ifs" or 'Whys'
Beautiful cut glass Tum
blers and Tankards with
each purchase of 10 or
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