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Do yon know we think it is to the ad
vantage of everyone to trade at our
store? I 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 Best Sweet Potatoes 26o
8 lbs Crushed Oat Meal 25c
6 lbs Rolled Avena 25c
(i lbs Pearl Barley 25c
lbs Pearl Tapioca 25c
lbs Fine German Sago 25c
9 bars Kirk's Satinet Soap 25
8 bars Kirk's Cabinet Soap 25c
bars Kirk's Dome, Savon, Imperial or White
Itussian Soap 25c
Full Sized Basket Grapes 25
Best Uncolored Tea Dust, 15c per lb., or 2 for. .25c
A 40c Tea for 30c, or 3i lbs foi:
Fancy Table Syrup, per 1 gallon pail 36
per 2 70c
New Corn, good standard quality, only lOc
Yours for Close Prices
?y* Lfid Big Trade
*3*33 $ 3
In All Parts of the City.
In All Parts of the City.
Bemidji Townsite & Improvement Co.
JOHN F. GIBBONS, Local Agent.
1 ...STUMP PULLER...l
4 Most Simple and Durable Stump Puller on the Market.
World's Fair Prize.
WE S WRIGHT Local Agent, j!
A Beautiful Display of
Chinaware and Glassware
just received at
Liverpool China, Semi-Porceline Sets, Ivory, Opal, Ruby, 1
Crystal and Gold, and Souvenir, Table and Limo
Berry Sets. Big line of Stop Jars from the Zanes- I
ville pottery regular price $1.25, now $1.0 0
^Mftecem^ Phone 233 #*****&&
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C. W. Hastings, President. A P. White, Cashier.
P. P. Sheldon, Vice-Pres. G. N. Millard Ass't Cash.
First National Bank,
General Backing B^sipess.
e$$ Savings Department in Connection.
Subsribe for the Daily Pioneer
The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
'ntored In the postofflce at Bemidji, Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper
SUBSCRIPTION $5 PER YEAR
Least W Forget.
In the midst of so much per
sonal political discussion the peo
ple of Minnesota should not for
get that they have several very
important impersonal questions
to settle at the election next
month, The proposed constitu
tional amendments deserve the
careful consideration of every
voter. And it must be remem
bered that however much we
may favor the amendments, if
we do not vote for them, they
will not carry, for the constitu
tion requires an affirmative ma
jority of all the votes least at an
election to carry an amendment
The Pioneer believes that each of
the proposed amendments should
pass, but it will he a lamentable
thing if the gross earnings
amendment fails. When you go
to the voting booth be sure to put
an after "Yes" for the amend
ment to increase the gross earn
ings tax on railroads from three
to four per cent. Let the rail
roads pay their share of the
This is the first plank in the
strong platform announced by
Hon. R. C. Dunn, republican
candidate for governor.
Against The Government.
The only reason that the demo
cratic candidate for governor has
offered why he should be elected
in Minnesota this year, is that
he stands against every policy of
the state that it is time to aban
don all of the policies which have
made the state great, and to infor
augurate a system of do-nothing,
a system of which Mr. Johnson
has been a conspicuous advocate
for several years past.
Mr. Johnson ridicules the ne
cessity of good roads, declares
that state drainage benefits no
body but the railroads, favors the
abolution of the board of control,
records his vote and his voice
against every measure passed by
by the state for the veterans of
the Civil and Spanish wars and
looks hard at every other propo
sition to which the state has
successfully committed itself
during the past ten years.
If the people of Minnesota be
lieve that it is time for the state
to abandon these great policies,
they should by all means vote for
HE war in the east is ho long
er a war, but wholesale, awful
murder. Russia has been
whipped a hundred times over.
It is time that the nations of the
world interferred and put an end
to the awful slaughter which is
serving no good purpose what
ever. If the war continues a
month longer, a year longer, it
will mean simply the loss of
thousands of livesthe result
will be the same.
HE Crookston Times is issu
ing a twelve page daily these
days, brim full of news and ad
vertisement, both of which tes
tify eloquently of the solid pros
perity of Crookston and the en
terprise of the Times, both of
which area mark for the best
efforts of any small city in the
If the newspaper men of Thief
River Falls will but gather up
the names they are throwing at
each other, they will have the
Teas AR E TH E BE S
Little Falls opera house fails
Epidemic of poetry in the
Norman county socialists pres
ent a full ticket.
Not an independent candidate
in all Morrison county.
Murder makes Mentor a good
deal thought of just now.
The St. Hilaire Spectator sees
no danger in the Soo's passing it
The Grand Rapids Magnet has
been so unfortunate as to draw a
mortgage forclosure sale upon
Judging from the amount of
surplus talk Redwood Palls needs
that second telephone exchange
as a safety valve.
Congressman Bede will speak
at Koochiching the week after
election. He does not have to
speak the week before this year.
Mr. Crust would be mayor of
Brainerd and it is only fitting
that a good crust should be
spread over the political pie in
Brainerd as elsewhere.
A Moorhead man is nominated
state senator by the Wash
ington Prohibitionists. This is
very strange. It does not seem
possible that he could have got
the habit in Moorhead.
Cause of Lockjaw.
E. F. Crawford and son Ed
ward, left this morning for Funk
ley, where they will spend a few
days tooking over a tract of land
in which they are interested.
f^A AAAAAAAAAA AAAAA AAAAAAAA.**
Lockjaw, or tetanus, is caused
by a bacillus or germ whicFi ex
ists plentifully in street dirt. It
is inactive so long as exposed to
the air, but when carried beneath
the skin, as in the wounds caused
by percussion caps or by rusty
nails, and when the air is ex
cluded the germ is roused to ac12:05
tivity and produces the most vir
ulent poison known. These
germs may be destroyed and all3:20
danger of lockjaw avoided by ap
plying Chamberlain's Pain Balm
freely as soon as the injury
is received. Pain Balm is an
antiseptic and causes cuts,
bruises and like injuries to heal
without maturation and in one
third the time required by the4:55
usual treatment. Sold by Bar
ker's Drug store.
ram and University
These are the Brand of canned goods we handle.
Tt\ey 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,
ARK THE BEST, none better, once tried will always use it.
Altoona, Pa. June 20, 1903.
I was afflicted with Tetter in bad shape.
It would appear in blotches as large as my
hand, a yellowish color, and scale off.
You can imagine how offensive it was.
For twelve years I was afflicted with this
trouble. At night it was a case of scratch
and many times no rest at all. Seeing the
good the medicine was doing a friend
who was taking it for Eczema, I com
menced it, and as a result the eruption be
gan to dry up and disappear, and to-day
I am practically a well man. Only two
tiny spots are left on the elbow and shin,
where once the whole body was affected.
I have every confic Mice in the medicine,
and feel sure that ia a short time these
two remaining spots will disappear.
S. S. S. is certainly a great blood puri
fier, and has done me a world of good.
I am grateful for -what it has accom
plished, and trust that what I have said
will lead others who are similarly afflict
ed to take the remedy and obtain the
same good results that I have.
125 East Fift Ave. JOHN F. LEAR.
While washes, salves and powders
relieve temporarily, they do not the
real cause of the disease. The blood must
be purified before the is permanent.
S.S.S. contain no potash or min
eral of any description bu is guaranteed
Send for our book
on the skin and its
diseases, which is
mailed free. Oui
physicians cheerfully advise
an who writ
about their case..
The Swift Specific Company, Atlanta, 6a.
S.S.S contains no pots
era of any descriptio
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. TRY IT.
We leave our cause in your hands without argument
if you will only give us a trial.
W treat yon on the j~j| the year O
4 Bemidji, Minnesota.
richest collection in the United
to the School, Lodge or Organization
voted the most popular by March 1,
1905. The following merchants issue
ballots with each 25c cash purchase,
all ballots must be marked with the
name of merchant issuing same or
they will not be counted:
THE TROPPMAN, IVES, WEST CO.. Dry
Goods and Groceries.
J. A. LUDINGTON. Hardware. Harness and
A. KLEIN. Proprietor Peoples Meat Market.
E. S. STRAW. Shoes, 403 Beltrami Ave.
BEMIDJI STEAM LAUNDRY. E. Albrant,
REED STUDIO, Photographs and Views.
E. A. BARKER, Drugs and Jewelry.
BEMIDJI MERCANTILE CO.. Groceries.
E. L. NAYLOR. Furniture.
BLY'S MODEL BAKERY, 315 Minnesota Ave.
THE GRILL, Restaurant. 302 Third Street.
LOUISE IIETLAND. Milliner.
Piano on exhibition at Troppman,
Ives, West Co. Store. Ballot box
located at Barker's Jewelry Store.
Minnesota I International
In Connection with the
Provides the best train passenger
service between Northome, Hovey Junc
tion, Blackduck, Bemidji, Walker
and intermediate points and Minne
apolis, St. Paul, Fargo and Duluth
and all points east, west and south.
Through coaches between Northome
and the Twin Cities. No change
of cars. Ample time at Brainerd
Daily ex. STATIONS Daily ex.
6:30 a. m. Northome A m. 7:30
6:55 a. m. Ar..Hovey Junction.. Lv. p. m. 7:05
7:10 a. m.Lv Blackduck Lv. 6:50
7:27 Tenstrike Lv. 6:31
7.42 Turtle 6:16
8:20 BomidJI 5:50
9:38 Walker 4:22
10 -.07 liar '.censack 350
10:25 Uockuo 3.32
10:46 Pine River 3:11
11.05 1'equot 2:52
a. rn. Ar BraiDerd Lv p. m.2:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
2:40p m. Lv. ..Kclliner. Ar. p.m. 3:20
p. in Hovey Junction... Lv. p.m 1:40
N. P. RY.
1:05 p. Lv Brainerd Ar. m. 1:05
2:05 Little Falls Lv. 12:(
3:04 St. Cloud a. m. 11:05
4:37 Anoka 9:48
5:20 Ar Minneapolis Lv. 9:10
5:50 Ar St. Paul Lv. a.m 8:40
1:10 m, Lv Brainerd
4:38 West Superior.
Given by the Enterprising Bemidji
Merchants by which a
Will be given away
.Ar. p. 12:35
Lv. a. 11:49
..Lv. a. 8:40
1:25 p. m. Brainerd...
6.-00 Ar Fargo
W. H. GEMMELL, G. A.WALKER
Ar. p. m. 12-45
I Now is the time to have
them repaired for winter.
Give us a chance at your E
Plumbing and Heating as
I we can save you big money
on a big or little job.
Call or phone to
[Hi D0RAN BROS.
Phone 225. i
I NOTICE KOR PUBLICATION.
I Land Office at Cass Lake, Minn.
Sept 21, 1904.
Notice is hereby ariven that the following
named settler h:is tiled notice of his intention
I to make linal proof in support of his claim, and
i that said proof wiil be made before the clerk
f the district court, Beltrami county Minn.,
at Bemidji. Minn., on Octel 29, 1904, viz:
NELLIE M. ROGERS
who made If. E. o. 007s, for the neJine.'i, sec
tion 9, township 149 n., range H4 W.
He names i i.e following witnesses to prove
his contii (tons residence upon and cultivation
of said Ji.nti. viz.:
Thomas t'ary. John J. Wi olan, John Baker
Fra nk Brunn, all of Neblsh, Minn.
E. S OAKLEY,
Sept 23, 29. Oct (5.13. 20,27 Register.
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 bo held on Tuesday Novembers
1904. If elected 1 promise to discharge the
duties of the office in a careful, painstaking
and courteous manner.
WANTEDKitchen girl at the
WANTED1000 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.
FORRENT Six room
Call at Pioneer office.
L. MATHENY. Prop.
Fine Line of Cigars & Tobaccos
Can do your fine work and your
coarse work, will do it prompt
ly and at right prices.
SEE S BEFORE YOU BUILD.
1001 Minnesota Avenue.
Now Located on Fourth Street, Two Doors
West of City Hall.
AH Orders Promptly Attended to
Fine Art Wall Paper
Woo For Sale!
I have for sale an unlimit
ed quantity of Fine Jack
Pine and Tamarack Wood
in any lengths.
D. S. DENNIS,
710 America Ave. Bemidji.
FOR RENTA small family can
rent three nice rooms at 114
Irving ave. south.
LOST AND FOUND.
LOSTA diamond stick-pin
cresent shape. Return to Pio
neei office and receive good
Hotel Cathcart, 1
Thos. Cathcart & Son, Props. II
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
J. P. DUNGALF,
Combin ed with Restaurant
Meals at All Hours.
Open Day and Night.
Sign of the Big Black Bear
FOR SALEComplete set mod
ern bar fixtures, good as new.
Box 691, Crookston, Minn.
FOR SALEOr trade for town
property 80 acres of fine tim
bered land. Address Box 591,
FOR SALEPart cash and part
exchange,- first class sawmill
property with contracts for
sawing timber. Box 7 Med
FOR SALETWo miles south of
Solway, 120 acres agricultural
land, partly improved. Cheap
for cash. Applv to J. A. Brass
field, Nelson, B. C.
FOR SALEGood hind quart
ers of beef at 5 1 5 cents and
good front quarters at 41-2
cents. Other meat at whole
sale prices. Any amount de
livered. Schaefer, City meat
market, Sauk Rapids, Minn.
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 3:00p. m.. formerly 4:45.)
No. 14...Duluth Express...12:27 p.m.
26 12:39 a.m.
13 Fosston Line 2:50 p. m.
239.... 5 2:5 a.I m.
Par Rapids Line7:50 5 1
Full information from
E E. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent
F. E. C00LEY,
Painter, Paper Hanger
D. H. FISZ
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office opposite Hotel Mark ham.
P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji. flinti. Office: Swedback Block
Jay L. Reynolds
Attorney at Law
Office in Ililes Block.
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
L. A. Ward, 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 G-ilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: fUIes Block
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Hiles Block. Beminii
Dr. E. H. Marcnm
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone aai Office Phane 18
Dr. R. B. Foster,
Dr. C. M. Smith,
Office over E. H. Winter's Store.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
FRED THROM, Prop.
AT ells flit
AH Hours. 311 Minnesota Ave.
HANS THOnPSON, Prop.
Connection 100 Third St.
A. L. SMITH, Proprietor.
DRAY AND TRANSFER.
Dray and Transfer.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave.
Dray and Baggage, Safe and Piano Moving
Phone No. 58 618 America Avenue
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