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J. A. McCONKEY I
Lo you know we think it is to the ad
vantage of everyone to trade at our
store? It makes no difference if you
are posted or not, each and every one
pays the same price. Our aim is to
sell close, but we do not pretend to
sell at cost. Note these low prices:
7 lbs Rest Sweet Potatoes 25c
8 lbs Crushed Oat Meal 25c
5 lbb Rolled Avena 25c
(i lbs Pearl Barley 25c
5 lbs Pearl Tapioca 25c
0 lbs Fine German Sago 25c
1) bars Kirk's Satinet Soap 25c
8 bars Kirk's Cabinet Soap 25c
7 bars Kirk's Dome, Savon, Imperial or White
Itussian Soap 25c
Full Sized Basket Grapes 25c
Best Uncolored Tea Dust, 15c per lb., or 2 for. .25c
A 40e Tea for 30c, or a.} lbs for $ 1
Fancy Table Svrup, per 1 gallon pail Ji5c
per 2 70c
New Corn, good standard quality, only 10c
Yours for Close Prices
a.nd Big Trade
J. A. McCONKEY I
4 Phone 233 J#****'
In All Parts of the City.
In All Parts of the City.
Bemidji Townsite & Improvement Co.
JOH N F. GIBBONS Local Agent.
Most Simple and Durable Stump Puller on the Market.
World's Fair Prize.
A Beautiful Display of
Chinaware and Glassware
just received at
Liverpool China, Semi-Porceline Sets, Ivory, Opal, Ruby,
Crystal and Gold, and Souvenir, Table and Lirao
Berry Sets. Big line of Stop Jars from the Zanes
ville pottery regular price $1.25, now $1.00
J C. W. Hastings, President. A. P. White, Cashier.
F. P. Sheldon, Vice-Pres. G. N. Millard Ass't Cash. *%r
First National Bank, I
General Baqkii^g Business.
e|u Savings Department in Connection. Fire Insurance.
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The state campaign began with
charges of rank dishonesty and
incompetence in office against
the republican nominee for gov
ernor, the Hon. Robert C. Dunn.
Little by little democrats and dis
gruntled republicans have aban
doned these charges, absolutely
and repeatedly disproved by the
official records and the testimony
of the state's most honored citi
zens. To such little measure
have they shrunk that John Lind,
the idol of Minnesota democracy
and the man upon whom they de
pended to make Dunn's defeat
certain, can find no flaw in the
great state auditor's record ex
cept that he was "careless" and
thereby let the Duluth & Iron
Range railway get temporary
possession of 43,000 acres of
state school lands. Even at this
Mr. Lind admits that Mr. Dunn
recovered the land the moment
he discovered that it had been
taken. State Auditor Iverson,
however, testifies that Mr. Dunn
had no means of knowing that
the railroad had secured the land
that the land was secured by the
railroad probably through a cleri
cal error in copying Judge Loch
ren's decision conveying certain
lands to the road.
To this little measure have all
the attacks upon Mr. Dunn's rec
ord as state auditor shrunken!
When democracy's foremost
champion admits upon the public
platform that he has nothing up
on which to base a critism of Mr.
Dunn's record, what wonder that
the pendulum of public sentiment
is swinging so strongly in favor
of an emphatic majority for the
head of the republican state
The Countv Campaign.
Wednesday was the last day for
candidates for county office to
file. All of the republican candi
dates nominated at the primaries
have filed while in six cases in
dependent candidates seek to de
feat the republican- nominees.
The republican ticket, state and
county, is a strong, conservative
ticket, the men nominated in each
instance being men of recognized
worth. In many cases they have
been repeatedly tried and found
worthy. The ticket deserves the
report of every republican in Bel
trami county and every man who
believes in the principles of the
great republican party should
vote the ticket from top to bot
The biggest republican vote
ever polled in Beltrami county
will be cast next month. It
should be cast solidly for the re
i i i
i i i i
has made a remar
able showing at the world's fair
at St. Louis. The state first
maintained its supremacy as a
dairy state by beating all compet
itors in the monthly butter scor
ing contests, it carried off the
grand prize for the best elemen
tary educational exhibit, won
the gold medal for flour and now
its agricultural exhibit two grand
prises, eleven gold medals,
eighteen silver medals. The Pio
neer Press hits it off jnst about
right when it says that if this
keeps up Minnesota will not only
be known as the bread and butter
state, but also every other kind
of a state.
Teas ARE THE BES
Believing that one good turn
deserves a better, Tenstrike sets
its heart on nothing less than
200 votes November 8.
The Blackduck Times thinks
that Beltrami were better named
Clearwater county has a
novelty in a democratic candi
date for county auditor.
Halstad, thrice lord mavor of
Brainerd, hands back the renom
ination the people tender him.
Moorhead's council performs
the miraculous feat of cutting
the tax levy three and half mills.
A.s a sort of safety valve for hot
editorials the Mizpah Message
installs several fire extinguish
By the time Crookston gets to
gether to build that Library
building Carnegie may not have
any money left.
There is a limit to the number
of deer you may slay, remarks
the Kelliher Journal, but none to
the number of hunters.
Dollar Bargain day at Crooks
ton next Tuesdayyou can buy
the whole town for a dollar
if your dollar is numerous
Red Lake county has a lady
candidate for county superin
tendent of school and she is said
to be putting a very likely foot
Blackduck boasts of a member
of the royal family of Sweden.
The young man, however, is bet
ter satisfied to become a mem
ber of the great royal family of
these United States.
Broke Into His House.
S. Le Quinn of Cavendish, Vt.,
was robbed of his customary
health by invasion of chronic con
stipation. When Dr. King's New
Life Pills broke into his house,
his trouble was arrested and now
he's entirely cured. They're
guaranteed to cure, 25c at all
At a regular meeting of the village council
of the village of Nymore. held October 17,
1904. the following resolution was passed:
Be it resolved by the village council of the
village of Nymore. Beltrami county, Minne
sota, that public improvement bonds of the
village of Nymore be and the same are hereby
authorized to be issued, subject to the ap
proval of the legal voters of said village, in
the aggregate amount of four thousand dol
lars ($i000) for the purposes of public improve
ment, namely, for purchasing fire apparatus
for building fire hall: for sinking wells total
amount of bonds to be issued, four thousand
dollars ($4000). Said bonds to bear date of
December 1,1904. and shall be payable in ten
years from date with interest thereon at the
rate of not to exceed six per cent, per annum,
interest payable semi-annually on the rirst
day of January and the first day of July in
each year, according to the interest coupons
theieio attached, and the recorder in said
villafTe is hereby directed to issue due notice
to submit the proposition lo vote on said
bonds at the general election to be held in and
for said village of Nymore on the 8th day of
November, 1904, from the hour of eight (8)
o'clock in the forenoon until the hour of five
(5) o'clock in the afternoon of that day. in the
Nye Hall is said village, for the pur
pose of voting on the proposition of issuing
the bonds of the village of Nymore for the
purposes and in the amount in this resolution
Said election to be held on Tuesday, the 8th
day of November, 1904, at the Nye Hall in the
village of Nymore.
Trustee A. Berg moved the adoption of the
resolution, and it was declared adopted upon
the following vote, to-wit:
Yeas: President O. J. Tagley, Recorder
Leon Clark, Trustee A. Berg.
Said resolution passed and approved this
17th day of October, 1904.
O. J. TAGLEY.
cha res,gloss of tone, feeling and vigor,
It speedily and permanently removes
The Home Treatment for All Female
FHF*F Ladies* own obstetric and
A MYlAli perpetual calendar by ad
475 W. Noith Ave., Chicago, 111.
HY'NE Sold by A. (IILMOUR & CO.,
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Thfcse are the Brand of canned goods we handle.
They are EQUALLED by few, EXCELLED by none.
We can save you money on these goods, besides giv
ing you the best there is on the market.
Give us a call and we will prove it.
Our MONOGRAM in bulk, and our IMPERIAL
sun cured, Japan tea, in 1 lb and lb packages,
AR E TH E BEST, none better, once tried will always use it.
We handle the MONOGRAM full cream
cheese. IT IS THE FINEST QUALITY
CHEESE MADE IN UNITED STATES. Always uniform, andean not
be matched under any other brand. TKY IT.
W leave our cause in your hands without argument
4 if you will only give us a trial.
'f We treat you on the r"j the year O.
W. S hroeder's
Republican rally at Bagley to
Morrison county bags a brace
of rural routes.
Tips of the Tongue
G. H. French: "The last half
of the real estate taxes which are
payable before Nov. 1 are coming
in very slowly, Many of the
large lumber companies who own
thousands of acres of pine lands
in this county have failed to re
mit as yet and the individual col
lections are also slow. However,
a rush of business at the treasur
er's office may be expected along
toward the end of the month."
Judge Pendergast: "Hunting
in the vicinity of Buena Vista is
not as good as might be expect
ed, and Mr. Snyder and myself
did not get as many birds as we
had intended to. Deer are num
erous up there though, and a
large number of hunters will un
doubtedly make Buena Vista
their headquarters during the
big game season."
Citizen: ''What Bemidji needs
is a number of factories which
ship the goods out and bring the
money to the city. The pickle
factory is a good proposition and
the people here should make an
effort to secure other industries
of a similar character."
F. N. Lang: "We have re
ceived orders for handles which
will keep our factory going for
some time yet and during the
winter expect to keep it running
to its full capacity."
The Independent Order of
Scandinavian Workman m^et to
night and Grand President Nels
Nelson will be present.
The meeting of the Eagles
which was to have been held la&t
night was postponed until next
At a regular meeting of the
Masonic lodge the first degree
was conferred Jast night.
Beginning Oct. 3rd. I shall be
prepared to receive students
wishing to do work in college,
normal or commercial subjects.
Register now and make a profit
able use cf your spare time by
taking up some line of study.
For list of subjects, terms etc.
address J. J. Trask, B. A. 1115
Lake Boulevard, Bemidji.
An intoxicated woodsman yes
terday took a coat belonging to
E. H. Jerrard while the latter
was repairing some water mains
and was arrested by the police.
He appeared in police court yes
terday afternoon and plead guilty
to the charge and was given fif
teen days in the county jail by
Confessions of a Priest.
Rev. Jno. S. Cox, of Wake,
Ark., writes, "For 12 years I
suffered from yellow jaundice. I
consulted a numberof physicians
and tried all sorts of medicines,
but got no relief. Then I began
the use of Electric Bitters and
feel that I am now cured of a di
sease that had me in. its grasp
for twelve years." If you want
reliable medicine for liver and
kidney trouble, stomach disorder
or general debility, get Electric
Bitters. It's guaranteed by all
druggists. Only 50c.
3 For Sheriff.
I hereby announce myself as candidate for
the office of sheriff, subject to the will of the
voters of Beltrami county at the general
election to be held on Tuesday November 8
1904. If elected I promise to discharge the
duties of the Office in a careful, painstaking
and courteous manner.
WANTEDfeitchen girl at the
WANTED Boy to deliver pa
pers. Pioneer office.
Stepp, General Delivery.""
FOR RENTSix room
Call at Pioneer office.
A regular meeting of the Red
Men was held last night and
work in the first and second de
gree was disposed of. Messrs.
i Murtaugh. Smith and Harring
The program committee of the
Ladies' Literary Club met with
Mrs. W. A. Gould last evening
and arranged for the work of the
club for the entire season.
L. J. MATHENY. Prop.
WANTED-1000 cords of wood,
cut and hauled. Apply Pioneer
WANTED TO RENTGood pay.
ing meat market. Joe Truit
ness, St. Clear, Minn.
WANTEDFor U. S. army able
bodied, unmarried men be
tween ages of 21 and 35, citi
zens of United States, of
good character and temperate
habits, who can speak, read
and write English. For in
formation apply to Recruiting
Officer, Miles block, Bemidji.
FOR RENTA small family can
rent three nice rooms at 114
Irving ave. south.
Thos. Cathcart & Son, Props.
This Hotel is specially
adapted for the traveling
public, beautifully locat
ed on the banks of the
great Rainy River fac
ing the Canadian border.
We pay strict attention to run a
quietly and orderly place.
All Kinds of
..WOOD-* FOR SHLE!
J. P. DUNGALF,
Fine Line of Cigars & Tobaccos
Can do your fine work and your
coarse work, will do it prompt
ly and at right prices.
SEE US BEFORE YOU BUILD.
1001 Minnesota Avenue.
Now Located on Fourth Street, Two Doors
West of City Hall.
All Orders PromptlyAttendedto
Fine Art Wall Paper
Wood For Sale!
I have for sale an unlimit
ed quantity of Pine Jack
Pine and Tamarack Wood
in any lengths.
D. S. DENNIS,
710 America Ave.- Bemidji.
Combined with Restaurant
Meals at All Hours. &*&&>
%%ti4&, Open Day and Night.
Sign of the Big Black Bear
FOR SALELimited number of
copies of the Pioneer's souvenii
edition. Pioneer office.
FOR SALEComplete set mod
ern bar fixtures, good as new.
Box 691, Crookston, Minn.
FOR SALEPart cash and part
exchange, first class saw mill
property with contracts for
sawing timber. Box 7 Med
FOR SALET W O
FOR EXCHANGE Team of
horses, harness, wagon and
pair of sleighs for forty acres
of land close to the city. Call
at this office.
Great Northern R*y
No. 40...Park Rapids Line. .6:00a. m.
(Connects with Flyer at Sauk Centre, arrives
Minneapolis about 3:00 p. m.. formerly 4:45.)
No. 14...Duluth Express.. .12:27 p.m.
26 12:39 a.m.
13....Posston Line 2:50 p.m.
25 2:50 a. m.
39.... Park Rapids Line7:55
Full information from
E E. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent
F. E. C00LEY,
Painter, Paper Hanger
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office opposite Hotel Markham.
P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, /Tlnn. Office: Swedback Block
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office in ITlles Block,
L.A.WardSURGEONS. M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Diseases of the Eye a specialty.
Jennie E. Ward, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Troubles peculiar to her sex a specialty
Office hours 2 to 5 over Barker's
Dr. Rowland Gilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Jllles Block
Physician and Surgeon
Office: mie* Block. Bernini!
Dr. E. H. Marciim
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone 231 Office Phone 18
Dr. R. B. Foster,
E N S
Dr. C. M. Smith,
Office over E. H. Winter's Store.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
FRED THROM, Prop.
All Hours. 311 Minnesota Ave.
HANS P. THOllPSON, Prop.
A. L. SMITH, Proprietor.
DRAY AND TRANSFER.
B.3**.-*^. Dray and Transfer.
miles south of
Solway, 120 acres agricultural
land, partly improved. Cheap
for cash. Apply to J. A. Brass-'
field, Nelson, B.C.
FOR SALEGood hind quart
ers of beef at 5 1 5 cents and
good front quartets at 41-2
cents. Other meat at whole
sale prices. Any amount de
livered. Schaefer, City meat
market, Sauk Rapids, Minn.
100 Third St.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave.
Baggage,, Safe and Plai
Dray and Baggage Saf and Pian Moving
Phone No. 58 1. 618 America. Avenue