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VOLUME 2. NUMBER 201.
Cape Town, Cape Colony, Dec. 13.
The Russian hospital ship Orel ar
rived here during the day to take on
Two large Russian warships passed
Cape point during the morning.
Suda Bay, Island of Crete, Deo. 13.
The Russian cruisers Oleg and Dnieper
and the torpedo boat destroyer Grozny
arrived here during the night.
Russians Repulse Japanese.
Mukden, Dec. 13.On Friday night
the Japanese several times attacked
the treeekes of the Russian right, but
in each case they were repulsed.
PRESS DEMANDS REFORMS.
8t. Petersburg Papers Openly Advo
cate Parliamentary System.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 13.St. Peters
burg has resumed its wonted quiet
after the anti-government demonstra
tion of Sunday, in which fifty persons
were injured and many arrests made.
The papers, without comment, print
Qnly a brief official account of the
RUSS WAR SHIPS
OFF CAPE TOW N
Russian Press Openly Advocates Re-
forms in Parlimentary System
of The Empire,
Linings.We have the best.
A new line of up-to-date Back and Side Combs just
New Handkerchiefs for Pillow Tops.
Remnats of Ribbons. Look them over
Towels from 10c to $2.00 a pair
See the new Plad Ribbons
Ladies Walking skirts $3.00 to $7.00 allnew
Ladies Kid and golf gloves
Mens imderwear.-Special $2.50 Suits for $1.98 see'em
25 percent Discount on Mens and Boys Caps
Boy's Leather and Canvas leggings
Ladies felt shoes special $1.15
A new line of Childrens all wool Knit Sweaters 75 to $1
Dont forget our Grocery Department. We handle the
best only in this Department
Wm. McCuaig Wm, McCuaig
Sterling Novelties Toilet Articles
Hand Painted China Cut Glass
Diamonds Watches Silverware
A large and complete line to select from. Make
your selections now have them Engraved and
laid away and avoid delays and disappointments
George T. Baker (EL Co.
Located in City Drug Store.
J* C. W. Hastings, President. A. White, Cashier.
P. P. Sheldon, Vice-Pres. G. N. Millard Ass'b Cash. *&
First National Bank,
4 General BaRkii*o Business. iS^|
Savings Department in Connection.
demonstration in iront oitne Kazan
cathedral. Nevertheless they are full
of articles breathing demands for re
forms, the Russ especially declaring
that there can be no retreat and open
ly advocating a parliamentary system
in which the upper house shall consist
of members of the senate, council of
the empire and council of ministers
and the lower house of elected repre
sentatives of the zemstvos.
Proclamations have been issued call
ing for a demonstration outside the
law courts at the opening of the trial
of Sasoneff, the assassin of Minister
of the Interior von Plehve. The dem
onstrators have been instructed to
Stembok Farmor, the only zemstvo
president who refused to sign the
form memorial, has- resigned because
of criticism of his colleagues,
London, Dec. 13.A dispatch from
St. Petersburg to a news agency re
ports that in a recruiting riot at Bo
|oum on Saturday, several persons
Were killed.or wounded.,.
Dress Goods.We are showing an up-to-date line from
15c to $2.00 per yard.
"C" Fire Insurance.
LAND FRAUD CASES.
lew Evidence Said to Implicate Prom
Portland, Ore., Dec. l?.It is the in
tention of the government to press the
rest of the cases' in connection with
the government land frauds, which
have been docketed for, this term of
the United States circuit court in or
der, if possible, to finish them before
The federal grand jury will be called
between now and Christmas to con
sider new evidence that has been col
lected by Special Inspector A. E.
While no names are ywopenly con
nected with the evidence which is said
to be in Colonel Green's hands for con
sideration nevertheless it is believed
that District Attorney John H. Hall
intends to ask the indictment of men
of more than local prominence, who
will make still more sensational the
already famous cases.
Several days ago subpoenaes were
sent by Special Prosecutor F. J. Heney
to Washington, D. C, asking United
States Senator John H. Mitchell and
Congressman Binger Hermann to
come to Portland Dec. 15 to testify.
Their answers have beep received by
United States District Judge C. B. Bel
linger and state that press of official
business prevents their attendance at
Not a minute should be lost
when a child shows sympt(9ms of
croup. "Chamberlain's Gough
given as soon as the child
becomes hoarse, or even after the
croupy cough appears, will pre
vent the attack. It never fails,
and is pleasant and safe to take.
For sale by Barkers Drug Store.
Will Buy Logs,
Charles Casler left this morn
ing for Buena Vista, where he
will remain during the winter in
the employ of the Crookston
Lumber company as a purchas
ing agent. Mr. Casler will buy
logs from the farmers in that
vicinity and expects to get about
3,000,000 feet this winter.
M. B. of A. Take Notice.
There will be an important
meeting of the above order next
Tuesday evening, Dec. 13, at 8 p.
m., in the Odd Fellows hall. Do
not fail to attend.
M A. Clark, President,
P. J. Conway, Secretary.
Will Marry Tomorrow.
The marriage of Fred Kelp. to
Miss Mary Carl wiH be Celebrated
tomorrow morning. Rev. Father
Murphy will perform the cere
E. H. Cornwall arrived in themy
city last night from Bena, where
he is employed by the govern
ment as a surveyor at one of the
camps of the Gipson Lumber
company. Mr. Cornwall will go
to Brainerd tomorrow to appear
as a witness in the case of J. J.and
Jinkinson vs. the Boness Lum
ber company, which comes up be
fore udge McClenahan.
G. G. Tuller was in the city
yesterday from Grand Bapids.
While here Mr. Tuller looked
over his interests in the E.
Winter & Co. store and left last
night on a tour of inspection pf
the company's stores at Black
duck an*} Tenstrike.
James L. George, accountant
for the Irwin & O'Brien com
pany, left last night for Black
duck, where he will make his
headquarters during the winter.
An office has been established
and Mr. George expects to spend
most of his time in that city.
Eugene Tuomy, formerly em
ployed by the Bemidji Mercantile
Co., has accepted a position as
clerk in Irwin & O'Brien's camp
near Lakeport and left this morn
ing to take up his duties.
Blue points on the half shell,
25 cents a dozen at the Arcade.
A FOOLISH PLAN
Tit Joyto atI welcome my dinner hour
Because I rout Indigestion with August Flower!
^Constipation is the result of indigestion,
biliousness, flatulency, loss of appetite,
self-poisoning, anemia, emaciation, urio
acid, neuralgia in various parts of the
syitem, catarrhal inflammation of the in
testinal canal and numerous other ail
ments that rob life of its pleasures if they
do not finally rob you of life itself.
^["I'm bound In the bowels," is a com,
mon expression of people who look mis*
erable and are miserableyet who persist
in "letting nature take its course.''
qWhat a foolish plan, when nature could
be aided by the use of Green's August
Flower, which, is nature's own remedy for
constipation and all stomach ills.
|Augu8 Flower gives new life to the
liver and insures healthy stools. 3
qTwo sizes, 35c and 75c All druggists.
Sold by A Gilmour & Co.
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA,. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13 1904. ^P^Jt^J
OVE 100 MILES
State Drainage Commission
ff Has Built Ditches in
George A. Ralph, engineer of
the state drainage commission,
yesterday filed his report for
the past two3 years with Gov
ernor Van Sant. Ditches haye
been built by the commission in
twelve counties. Two large ones
have been built in Roseau county,
two in Beltrami, three in Mar
shall, one each in Clay, Kittson
and Red Lake, two each in
Polk, Becker, Ottertail, Aitkin
and Wadena. Several short ones
have been dug in Norman county.
In all over 100 miles of ditches
have been put in by the commis
sion at an expense of less than
Mr. Ralph estimates that state
lands have been benefitted over
300 per cent by the ditches dug.
Election Judges Chosen.
At the meeting of the city
council last night the judges and
clerks for the special bond elec
tion to be held Dec. 20 for de
terming whether or not to issue
bonds of the village of Bemidji in
the sum of $10,000 to take up out
standing indebtedness were
chosen, For the first ward J,
H. French, Thos. Maloy and O.county,
M. Skinvik were elected as
judges and A. T. Wheelock and
Earl Geil as clerks. The second
ward will be represented by Geo,
Smith, John Washburn and
James Cahill for judges and C. C.
Folkers and Newton Holroyd for
clerks. The council also pur
chased 500 feet of fire hose from
the Jerrard Plumbing company,
whose bid was 62^ cents a foot.
Fight Will Be Bitter.
Those who will presist in
closinng their ears against the
continual recommendation of Dr.
Xing's New Discovery for Con
sumption, willi have a long and
bitter fight with their troubles, if
not ended earlier by fatal termi
nation. Read what T. R. Beall of
Beail, Miss, has to say: "Last fall
wife had every sympton of
consumption. She took Dr.
King'sNew Discovery after every
thing else had failed. Improve
ment came at once and four bot
tles entirely cured her." Guar
anteed by all druggist. Price 50c,
$1.00, trial bottles free.
Ladies Reading Club Meets.
A regular meeting of the
Ladies' Reading club was held
yesterday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. E. E, Smith. Roll call
was responded to by each mem
with a discussion of some
current event, after which pa
pers were read by Mrs. L. H.
Bailey, who chose for her topic,
"Minnesota's Statehood and
Seal," and Miss Ida McConkey,
whose subject was "Minnesota's
State Capitol." The next meet
ing of the club will be held on
Died at St. Anthony's.
James Thole, who was brought
from Blackduc* to43t. Anthony's
hospital in this city last week
suffering with an attack of ty
phoid fever, died last night and
the remains are being prepared
for burial today. His mother,
Mrs. Jane Schuler, who lives at
Fayetteville, Ohio, has been tele
graphed to, but as yet no answer
has been received by the local
A Frightened Horse.
Running like mad down the
street dumping the occupants,or
a hnndred other accidents, are
every day occurrences. It be
hoves everybody to have a reli
able Salve handy and there are
none as goodas Bncklen's Arnica
Salve. Burns, cuts, sores, ec
zema and piles, disappear quickly
ander its soothing effect. 25c, ate|
all drug stores.
Lady Maccabbees to Elect.
A meeting of the local lodge of
Lady Maccabbees will be held to
morrow eveDing at which the
officers for the ensuing year will
be elected. The choosing of offi
cers is one of the most import
ant-events that comes up for con
sideration and a large attendance
is expected. $so^V|- '*$*!*??$'%
Mr. A. R. Kane, a prominent
druggist of Baxter Springs,
Kansas, says: '-Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets are,
in my judgement, theraostsu
perior pieparationof'anything in
use today for constipation. They
are sure in action and with no ten
dency to nauseate or gripe. For
sale by Barkers Drug Store^,
Go to Hakkerup for photos.
rShonld Get theTrade
GOT AWAY. WITH $2,500.
Robbers Loot the Postoffice "at Refiv
"-Do's Moines, Dee. 13.Robbers en
tered the postoffice at Reinbeck, la.,
during tlie nigat and got away with
g:An exchange of shots took place be
tween a posse of citizens and the rob
bers just before the latter made their
The posse pursued the robbers upon
a handcar and when six miles out ran
onto two of them. A series of shots
were exchanged between the robbers
and the officers. Finally one of the
robbers surrendered. Thirteen hun
dred dollars were recovered upon his
person. He gave his name as James
Reach and claimed to be a railroad
man. His companion was captured at
Beeman, two miles further on, by the
town marshal. All trace of the third
robber has been lost.
HOLDS POLICEMEN AT BAY^n
Insane Man Cuts Three Michigan Offi
cers With an Axe.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Dec. 13.Clad
only in underclothing and insane from
an attack of typhoid fever, James De
latto, an Italian, thirty-two years of
age, with an iixe held seven police
men at bay for two hours in the Fifth
Reformed Dutch church shortly, before
the morning service.
Before being captured he jumped on
top of the big pipe organ and police
men were compelled to clintb into it
from overhead to capture him.
Jn the capture three policemen were
cut with the axe and Delatto was shot
through the head, but may recover.
The organ was damaged to the extent
FOR ALLEGED SHORTAGE^
Warrant for Deputy Treasurer, qf
Stearns County, Minn, J|
St. Cloud, Miiin,, jtec, is.The
county attorney has issued papers au
thorizing the arrest of Q, A. Bernick,
deputy county treasurer of Stearns
upon a charge of embezzling
Bemick's shortage is said to be
$3,000 and may run into much larger
figures before" investigation is com
pleted. Nine hundred acres of land in
this county stands in Bernick's name
and he is willing to. settle with the
county, but the prosecuting attorney
says he will push the case against
If you can not
come to see our
send as your
make nice presents
Washington, Dec. 13.Willet J.
Hayes of Minnesota has been appoint
ed assistant secretary of agriculture
and Charles P. Neill of the District of
Columbia commissioner of labor.
Willet J. Hayes, nominated to be as
sistant secretary of agriculture, lives
at Minneapolis and is connected with
the Minnesota state agricultural col
lege. He is about twenty-five years
of age and has had a thorough scien
tific agricultural training.
Charles P. Neill, nominated to suc
ceed Carroll D. Wright as commission
er of labor, was assistant recorder of
the commission which investigated
the anthracite coal strike two years
ago. He is a member of the faculty of
the Catholic university and has been a
member of the board of charities of
this City since its organization in 1900.
*MOOT CASE RESUMED.
Evidence That President Smith Up
Washington, Dec, as.Hearings on
tie protest against Reed Smoct, junior
senator from Utah, retaining his seat
in the United States senate were re
sumed during the day by the commit
tee on privileges and elections, 'me
room was crowded, women predom
inating among the spectators, as was
the case last session.
The first witness called was Rev. J.
M. Buckley, D. D., of Morristown, N.
J., editor of the Christian Advocate of
New York. Dr. Buckley told of visits
to Utah in 1901 and again last June.
At that time he attended a joint con
vention of the young men's and young
Out of our immense stock of Ladies' Tourist Coats we
have but two left in the extra fine ones. They will
$32.0Christmasnow, 0 coat is $25.00 a fine blue kersey, full satin lined price WeAnother
$25.00, is now $20.00. J\. -,r
Booth Ideal Patent Kid,
now $3.50 per pair..
5 Mens* and Boys' Clothing:^*i
5 mens' and boys' suits and overcoats at this store. Just on a $10.00 overcoat
I you can save enough to furnish a good sized family with a good Christmas dinner.
Ladies'Belts and CombsWroC\om
ment of ladies' belts and combs at reduced prices ~*A
0 Christmas Goods
doll buggies, sleds and chairs.
Ifll CflLll-dv We have a full line of candy including mixed, chocolates, bon bons'
&- velvets, penny goods and butter cups.
TEN CENTS PER WEEK
W. J. Hays of the State Agricultural
School Appointed Assistant Secre-I
tary of Agriculture by RooseveIt.*i
women's unions ol iuormdhisin. Tfiblie
who spoke were Brigham H. Roberts,
Blmira S. Taylor and President Smitlx.
Dr. Buckley read from an article he
had written concerning the convention
and quoted from the speech of Presi
dent Smith on the subject of marriage.
"Then," said Dr. Buckley, "President
Smith drew himself up to his full
height and spoke on the subject of di
vorce. He said that the mothers of
his own children had been given him
by God and were saints of God. He
deplored the mother-in-law jokes and
said that his own mothers-in-law were
the best friends he ever had that they
were true women worthy of their
Dr. Buckley fread from another
article on this meeting which said that
President Smith's voice rang out "as
strong as William J. Bryan's" as he
defended the Mormon marriage and
declared that polygamy was not adul
tery but was a system of marriage.
President Smith was quoted as say
ing that he could not give up any of
his wives that it meant eternal dam
nation to abandon a multiplicity of
Troops at Zeigler Fired On.
Springfield, 111., Dec. 13.Adjutant
General Scott has received a report
from Major Elliott, commanding the
state troops at Zeigler, that there had
been firing Friday and Saturday nights
by skulkers at troops stationed at the
pumping station. The report states
that the militiamen are suffering from
dysentery, caused by impure water.
have reduced the price One a black, full satin
waist to buy yonr Christmas turkey. All our $7.00, $6.50 and $6.00 waists, are now-
priced at $4.95. _-v
give extra Values for Christ-
mas. We will save you enough on a silk
Goodyear Welt, $4.00 shoes
That will gladden the hearts of the children.
Toys, wood, iron and tin. Dolls, doll beds.
tow much you
*^.-r.'j^L can save by buying your
^wm show an extra large assort- WM
The Only Store
in town Where
you can see a
suitable for La