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A CLEAN SWEEP
Roosevelt Elected By A Large Majority.
Another Clean Sweep
We Have Been Voted the Cleanest Store in Town.
If you want Baked Things that are a delight
to the e}Te
and a jo}r
to the palate use only Masco
Flour $1.50 for 49 lb. sack fortified with our different
line of Fresh and Salt Meats.
Dont Dissapoint your guests our Juno Blend Mo-
ach and Java Coffee will please them all. I is a big
value at 35c the pound. Then, too, our Romulus blend
Mocha & Jav a Coffee is an extra value at 25c per lb.
I fact anything in Groceries, Crockery, Glass-
ware, Feed, Flour or Meats of any kind we aim to excel.
Remember our discount on fancy lamps at 30 per
cent is a close out price. Get one before the assort-
ment is all broken*
W are in position to take orders for lumber and
would like an opportunity to give prices.
Very Truly Yours,
J. A. McConkey.
In All Parts of the City.
In A Parts of the City.
Bemidji Townsite & Improvement Co.
JOHX F. GIBBONS, Local Agent.
Naturalist and Taxidermist
208 Second St. Postoffice Box No. 686
BIRDS, WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FUR RUdS AND ROBES
and GAME HEADS mounted to order and for sale. I carry at
all times a good assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURIOS,
FUR GARMENTS made to order, repaired and remodeled
FURS in season bought.
I guarantee my work mothproof and
the most lifelike of any in the state
MY WORK IS EQUALLED BY
FEW, EXCELLED B\ NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
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 Limo
Berry Sets. Big line of Stop Jars from the Zanes
ville pottery regular price $1.25, now $1.00
Most Simple and Durable Stump Puller on the Market.
World's Fair Prize.
WES WRIGHT, Local Agent.
The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
'nterod In the postoffice at Bemidji, Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County.and City Paper
SUBSCRIPTION $5 PER YEAR
Is Any Man Safe
In a drunken quarrel over an
electien bet the postmaster of St.
Cloud assaulted a friend and
beat him to insensibility. So
seriously injured was the post-
master's victim that it was but a
day or two ago that he regained
consciousness and he is still un-
able to speak or to communicate
with anyone in any way. His as-
sailant, the postmaster of St.
Cloud, is still at liberty and no
move whatever has been made to
call him to account for the deed,
although his victim has lain for
days at death's door.
The grand jury of Stearns
county investigated the matter
and reported that they were un-
able to learn the condition of the
victim and that there was noth-
ing upon which an indictment
could be based. At the same
time the man lies in the hospital
with a clot of blood at the base of
his brain and the doctors say
that if he lives seven weeks while
the clot is disappearing, he will
It begins to look as though no
man coald bfe safe from the hands
of the butcher in Minnesota.
PETITION TO THE CZAR.
^..'rtsians Desire a Direct Voice in the
St. Petersburg, Nov. 21.The day
may mark a red letter in the Russian
calendar. About 100 representatives
of provincial zemstvos assembled prl
vately at 2 p. m. with the avowed pur
pose of presenting to Emperor Nich
olas, through Interior Minister Svia
topolk-Mirsky, a truthful picture of the
internal conditions of Russia coupled
with recommendations pointing out
in plain terms the necessity for call
ing a legally empowered constituent
assembly to have a direct voice in the
government. The word "constitution,"
however, will be carefully avoided.
The Liberals have been greatly ex
cited by the developments of the last
few days. The meeting was to be
held at the duma, or city hall, but at
the last moment official auspices were
refused, the emperor withdrawing his
Many of the zemstvos' representa
tives attribute the emperor's attitude
primarily to the influence of Grand
Duke Sergius, M. Pobedonosteff, the
procurer general of the holy synod,
and M. Sassonoff, a member of the
council of the empjh^. and indirectly
to such reactionariS, as Merchersky,
Strumer and Suchinsky. The two lat
ter were the late Interior Minister von
Plehve's assistants, who were promot
ed to the council of the empire. When
Prince Sviatopolk-Mirsky dispensed
with their services the spectre of the
constitution was successfully raised,
according to their view. They are
not disposed to criticise Prince Svia
topolk-Mirsky, whose good intentions
they do not question. They believe
he is powerless, but nevertheless they
express disappointment at the fact
that he yielded.
At the meeting in the afternoon
seven of the ten articles composing
the prepared memorandum were adopt
ed. These sections declares that the
"abnormal conditions in Russia are
the result of the complete estrange
ment of the government and people,
due to the absence of essential, requi
site mutual confidences." These sec
tions also declare that the conditions
necessitate freedom of conscience,
speech, press and the privilege of
meeting in union and assert that the
peasants must be placed on an equal
ity with the other classes.
REFUGEES FROM VLADIVOSTOK.
Russian Warships There Said to Be
in Bad Shape.
Chefoo, Nov. 21.The steamers
Taiping and Progress, carrying 1,000
Vladivostok Chinese, arrived here
during the day. They report that the
former British steamer Allanton left
Vladivostok laden with ammunition
Nov. 12 in an attempt to run to Port
Arthur. Another source says the
steamer Victoria, laden with provis
ions, has succeeded in running the
blockade of Port Arthur.
A passenger of the Taiping says
the Russian protected cruiser Bogatyr
is held up by pontoons at Vladivostok,
while two other warships are less se
riously damaged. It is not known how
the damages were received.
The Japanese are pouring provis
ions, ammunition, clothing, etc., into
Newchwang in view of the approach
of the time when the ice will close
Negotiations on Subject of Anglo-Rus
St. Petersburg, Nov. 21.The nego
tiations on the subject of the Anglo
Russian convention are practically
concluded. Only one small minor
point remains to be settled and that
is of such slight importance that For
eign Minister Lamsdorff and Ambas
sador Hardinge this afternoon will dis
cuss the question as to how and where
the signatures are to be exchanged.
In substance the change in the lan
guage regarding the determination of
the responsibility by the international
commission will make the convention
provide for the location of any blame
which is found to exist upon any
persons of Russian, British or foreign
line as we mention.
Former President and Cashier of Ohio
Toledo, Nov. 21.Dr. Calvin Hath
away, ex-president, and O. M. Burns,
ex-cashier, of the First National bank
of Montpelier, O., were arrested dur
ing the Jfciy by United States Mar
shal "Winders on a charge of em
bezzling $14,000 of the bank's money
and making false entries on its books
to cover up the shortage. The ac
cused pleaded not guilty before Com
missioner Gaines and were released
on $5,000 bail each pending hearing
later. The shortage came to light sev
eral months ago and was made up by
the other stockholders.
HIS EVERY ACT HONEST.
Ex-Mayor Perry Denies Complicity in
Grand Rapids Boodling.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 21.Ex-
Mayor George H. Perry, who is on trial
charged with Taribery in connection
with the Lake Michigan water deal,
made a complete and sweeping denial
of complicity in the deal while on the
witness stand. He denounced the
story told by Lant K. Salsbury, the
people's witness, and Fred H. Garman,
one of the promoters of the deal, as
false and declared that his every act
in connection with the water matter
was prompted by honest conviction.
MAN WASHED OVERBOARD.
Fishing Schooner Had Hard Time in
Gloucester, Mass., Nov. 21.The
fishing schooner Arthur D. Story has
arrived from George Banks and re
ported the loss of one man and the
injury of two others during the gale
last Monday. The schooner tossed
helplessly for hours. The crew of
fourteen lashed themselves to the ves
el and suffered severely. During the
height of the storm the main boom
gave way and one man was swept
overboard, and lost.
Commissioner Jones to Retire.
Washington, Nov... 21.William A.
Jones of Mineral Point, Wis., United
States commissioner of Indian affairs,
in all probability will tender his res
ignation to President Roosevelt early
in the administration. Commissioner
Jones has been in office about seven,
years, having been appointed by Pres
ident McKinley in 1897.
BRIEF BITS OF NEWS.
Carl Buenz, the German consul gen
eral of New York, is dangerously ill.
There is practically no cange in
the condition of Colonel W. C. P.
Breckinridge. Oxygen is still being
Secretary Morton of the navy, who
was slightly indisposed at the dinner
of the Society of Naval Architects and
Marine Engineers in New York, has
After an illness lasting but two
days, Mrs. Leopold Damrosch, widow
of the well known composer and mu
sician and mother of Walter and Frank
Damrosch, is dead at New York.
The naval estimates for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1906, aggregate
$114,580,000, an increase of $17,372,-
448 over the last appropriation. The
estimate for the navy department
proper is $768,610.
It is officially announced that Italy
has agreed to take part in the new
peace conference at The Hague, as
proposed by the United States, reserv
ing only the questions of the date of
the meeting and the programme.
F. E. COOLEY
Painter, Paper Hanger
"YOUR MONEY I S
and will be refunded to you if after us
ing half a bottle of
you are not satisfied with results.
This is our guarantee which goes witfc
For Sale and Guaranteed Only by
HE Newspapers are paid to advertise our customers
as well as ourselves and therefore according to
their showing, everybody sells the best and cheapest article
of the kind in the market. We do not blame the City papers
for making these statements, as it is their business to adver-
tise all their customers to the best of their ability, leaving
the buyer to choose for himself. We therefore make the'fol-
We sell Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries, at strictly one price.
We have such confidence in their excellence that we guaran-
tee every article we sell. We cannot all sell the best. We have
too much modesty to claim that we only sell the best, but if
persons deciding to purchase a stock of goods which they
can feel justified in knowing are perfect in quality should
give the undersigned a call, they would be shown just such a
EMBEZZLEMENT THE CHARGE.
13... .Fosston Line 2:50 p. m.
''.-25 2:50 a.m.
39....Park Rapids Line7:55
Full information from
E E. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent
RAIL 77AY COMPANY
In Connection with the
Provides the best train passenger
service between Northome, Hovey Junc
tion, Blackduck, Bemidji, Walker
and intermediate points and Minne
ap0fs 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. Lv Northome Arp. m. 7:30
6:55 a. m. Ar..Hovey Junction.. Lv. p. m. 7:05
7:10 a. m.Lv Blackduck Lv.p 6:50
7:27 Tenstrike Lv. 6:31
7:42 Turtle 6:16
8:20 Bemidji 5:50
9:38 Walker ...4:22
10:07 Hackensack 3:50
10:25 Backus 3:32
10:46 Pine River 8:11
11.05 Pequot 2:52
12:05 a. m. Ar Brainerd Lv p. m.2:00
Daily except Sunday
6:00 a. m. Lv Kolliher Ar. p.m. 7:45
6:45 a. m, Ar.. .Hovey Junction.. .Lv. p. m. 7:10
N. P. RY.
1:05 p. m. Lv Brainerd Ar. m. 1:05
2:05 Little Palls Lv. 18:05
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 p. m, Lv Brainerd Ar.
1:53 Aitkin Lv. a.
4:38 West Superior
4:55 Ar Duluth Lv. a.
Dr. J. Warninger
Office Phone 78.
Residence 114 Irvine Avenue
Located at Bagley Livery Barn
-All Kinds of
J. P. DUNGAIrF,
Great Northern R'y
No. 40...Park Rapids Line..6:00a.
(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.
1:25 p. m. Lv Brainerd....Ar. p. m. 12:45
6:00 Ar Fargo Lv. a. 8:00
W. H. GEMMELL, G. A. W ALKER
General Manager, Agent,
JOB ST. GERHAIN, Prop.
Combined with Restaurant
Meals at All Hours.
Open Day and Night.
Sign of the Big Black Bear
Cut this out and
send your name
and ad ess,
and we will mail
you a jar of
Cidic S alye.
Send us 5 cents in postage to
pay for mailing same.
475 W* N. Av., Chicago, III.
WANTEDDining room girl at
the City restaurant.
WANTEDTo fill your wants.
Nothing does it like a Pioneer
WANTEDA girl to assist in
light house work for board and
room and piano lessons. Call
or address Mrs. M. G. Slocum,
Music store, Bemidji.
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.
TO RENTSuite of rooms in
Troppman block. Apply at the
FOR RENTNew 27 room mod
ern hotel, Address R. F.
Hardy, Parkers Prairie, Minn.
FOR RENTBuilding formerly
occupied by the Jones paint
shop. Inquire at Lakeside
LOST AND FOUND.
FOUNDLadies ring at Great
Northern depot. Owner can
claim at Pioneer office.
T! E B!B
To make room for a large
stock we are selling sec-
ond hand cook, coal and
heating stoves for a
song, and the stoves are
stoves are as good as
new. Call and see them.
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Thos. Cathcart & Son, Props.
I Baudette, Minn.
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.
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.
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.
Now Located on Fourth Street, Two Doors
West of City Hall.
All Orders Promptly Attended to
Fine Art Wall Paper
F. O. E.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Bemidji Aerie No. 351.
Meets every Wednesday at 8 p. m.
A. T. Wheelock, W. President
H.LcBteu, W. Secretary
Visiting Eagles cordially invited.
FOR SALEPine land.
Lowell block, Duluth.
FOR SALELimited number of
copies of the Pioneer's souvenir
edition. Pioneer office.
FOR SALETwo chair barber
shop in good location. Ill health
cause of sale. Box 12 Becker,
FOR SALE Rubbe stamps.
The Pioneer will procure any
kind of a rubber stamp for
you on short notice.
FOR SALECash or terms, F.
A. Mayo's home on Lake
Boulevard, No. 905also two
nice rooms to rent over Bar
ker's Drug store. P. J. Rus
MISC E A N EOUIS.
BARRETT & ZIMMERMAN,
Midway Horse market, St.
Paul, have the largest assort
ment of horses in the entire
Northwest. Auction every
Wednesday, 2 o.clock. Private
sales daily. Part time given
FOUR NEW TOWNS on the Thief
River Falls extension. First
class openings for all kinds of
business and investments. Ad
dress A. D. Stephens, Crooks
D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office opposite Hotel Markham.
I am prepared at all times to
furnish the money to buy or
build a home on the easy pay
ment plan. Any amount from
$800 up to $5000, payments less
than rent. If you are a renter it
will pay you to investigate this.
D. H. Fisk. office opposite Hotel
P. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, flinn. Office: Swedback Block
Attorney at La
Office in rules 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 Grilmore
Physici an and Surgeon
Office mica Block
Physician and Surg ton
Office: niles Block. Beminfl
Dr. E. H. Marcum
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone aa I Office Phone 18
Dr. R. B. Foster,
Dr. O. M. Smith,
Office over E. H. Winter's Store.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
FRED THROM, Prop.
AH Hours 311 Minnesota Ave.
HANS P. THOilPSON, Prop.
Bar In I
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
W. B. McLachlan,
Phone No. 300.
L. MATHENY, Prop.
Fine Line of Cigars & Tobaccos
FOR SALESinger sewing ma
chine in good repair. Inquire
at 507 4th St.