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SIMON S IS
Representative for This Dis
trict Declares His Pre
SAYS HIS CONSTITUENTS FAVOR
THE JUNIOR SENATOR.
Business Conditions in Red Lake
County Are A That Could
Representative Simons of Red
Lake Palls, who was in November
re-elected as representative for
the 61st representative district
embracing the counties of Red
Lake, Beltrami, and Clearwater,
was in the Bemid]i this afternoon
for a short time Mr. Simons is
extensively interested in banking
in Red Lake county and the ad
joining country, having banks at
Red Lake Falls, Wylie, St.
Hilaire, Brooks and Plummer.
In regard to the election of a
senator to succeed Senator Clapp
Mr. Simons said: "So far as I
can discover, the people of the
district are practically unanimous
for Clapp. It was understood
during the campaign that I was
for Clapp and I was, and I am
now. I think that the report
that there is opposition to Sena
tor Clapp Red Lake county is
erroneous here and there a man
may perhaps be found who op
posed the Senator but it is rare
to find such a one."
Mr. Simons said that the build
ing of the Soo through Red Lake
county and to the boundary line
has opened up some excellent
territory and that business con
ditions in Red Lake county are
entirely satisfactory. Mr. 'Sim
ons has been extensively inter
ested in banking business in Red
Lake county for some years and
since the coming of the Soo has
started banks at the new towns
of Brooks and Plummer.
Order a few more pictures
from that negative at Reed's
Framed pictures of all sizes
and prices at Lahr's.
L. J. MATHENY, Prop.
Fine Line of Cigars & Tobaccos
MThe best remedy I can prescribe for your in
digestion, madam, is Green'sAugust Flower.
I know of several other physicians who pre
scribe it regularly
Ipndigestion is making an awful record
as a cause of sudden deaths. It is beat
ing heart-failure in its ghastly harvest.
fYo read in the papers daily of appar
ently healthy and even robust men being
suddenly attacked with acute indigestion
after enjoying a hearty meal, and of their
dying in many cases before a physician
could be called in.
|Thi should be a warning to you who
suffer with regular or periodical attacks
of indigestion. If these unfortunate vic
tims of acute indigestion had taken a
small dose of Green's August Flower be
fore or after their meals they would not
have fallen a prey to such sudden seizures.
lfAugus Flower prevents indigestion by
creating good digestion. It also regulates
the liver, purifies the blood and tones up
the entire system in a natural way. 7
fTw sizes, 25c and 75c. All druggists.
Sold by A Gilmour & Co.
Mr A Wheelock Presents
the Eminent Canadian
and His Company
In the Remarkably Successful
Romantic Military Drama,
A Most Complete and Beautiful
Scenic and Costume
Monday, Dec. 26
Prices, 50c, 75c 75c and $1 00
Seat Sale Opens Saturday
at Barker's Drug Store.
A 'i i*p, -er 4'
GANNO N SAY S
House of Spooner Contestant
Destroyed by Fire Last
INCENDIARISM IS CHARGED TO
Investigation of Matter Will Fol
low and Arrests Are Likely
to Be Made.
Incendiarism is charged by
Matt Gannon, the Spooner char
acter who is trying to gam a title
to the Spooner Townsite, in the
burning of his house last Sunday
morning, Gannon himself, and
his family narrowly escaping
According to his story, the
family was about to arise on Sun
day morning when the entire
roof of the cabin was found to be
in flames and before help could
be summoned the building with
all its contents was entirely de
troyed. Gannon went to Crooks
ton, where he spent yesterday
conferring with his attorney in
the contest case, Chas. Loring,
in regard to a future course of
action. He is positive that the
house was fired by some of the
townsite people and will investi
gate the matter thoroughly.
Gannon has had peculiarly
hard luck with his venture as a
homesteader upon eighty acres
of the disputed Spooner townsite
and has gained several columns
of newspaper notoriety since
going up to live on the claim.
When moving onto his home
stead he purchased the house
from the former holder and after
making a considerable number
of repairs and alterations lived
quite peacefully and at ease for a
time. Later on he went away on
a short visit and upon his return
found that his residence had
been moved off the claim bodily
and divided into two separate
houses. He took possession of
his property by means of a rifle
and replaced his furniture which
had been removed. Prom that
time his lot among the Spooner
people has been somewhat stren
uous GIFT ER0M~
Popular Traveling Salesman
Sends Copy of Cartoons
The Pioneer is in receipt of a
handsomely bound bouk from
Billy Newton containing the car
toons made by him at odd mo
ments on the road which have
caused so much comment through
their publication in the Minneap
ohs Tribune and ihe Minneapolis
Journal. The gift is int nded as
a Christmas present and as ouch
is heartily appreciated, as each
of the caricatures is productive
of a good laugh. Mr. Newton
says in his introductory remarks
that he has attempted to portray
faithfully the life of a traveling
salesman and an examination of
the book will convince anyone
that he has succeeded admirably.
Sam Kee, Laundryman, Feels
Sore About Being Fined by
Judge Pendergast was accused
though not to his face, this morn
mg, by Sam Kee, the owner of
the Chinese laundry on Second
street, of dealing unfairly with
him in imposing a fine for parti
oipating the fight which oc
curred there Tuesday afternoon
The oriental says that he was
not to blame for anything that
occurred but that he nsed every
effort to quell the disturbance.
"The judge is crooked," said Sam
Kee. "Fmee, finee, all the timee,
and me do nothing."
"As Lund Sees It"
A beautiful booklet is sent by
Lund, the Minneapolis land man
as a Christmas souvenir. The
booklet contains over a hundred
artistic "half tone cuts printed
upon super calendared paper and
illustrated the principal business
blocks and points of interest of
the Minnesota metropolis.
Dudrey vs. Danaher.
The case of Dudrey vs. Dana
her, brought to enforce the pay
ment of rent which is claimed to
be due upon a building which Mr.
Danaher rented from the plain
tiff and which he since has vacat
ed, is being tried in Judge Pen
dergast's court today.,
N O QUITTIN
Contractor Carlson of New
Railway Says Work Will
GRADING WILL CONTINUE UN-
TIL FROST IS TOO DEEP.
Favorable Season Indicates That
Road Will Be Completed Sooner
"As long as the present
weather continues," said Con
tractor Carlson, of the firm of
Halvorson & Carlson, who have
the contract for building the new
Red La railway from Bemidji
to Red Lake, "the work of grad
ing on the line will not let up un
til the whole thing is Ifinished.
The frost in the ground at the
present time does not materially
interfere with our operations,
and until the ground is frozen to
a depth of several feet we will
continue to run the camps now
in operation. We have had but
very little trouble so far in con
nection with the contract and it
looks now as if its completion
will be accomplished much sooner
than we expected."
"The nature of the country
through which the line runs is
good. Although quite a few
swamps will be crossed we do
not anticipate any trouble from
sink holes, as most of the
swamps in the region traversed
by the road have, good bottoms.
In this respect it differs much
from the country through which
the M. & I. was built from Black
duck to Northome, as there many
bad places were struck and in
one place it was necessary to
almost fill an entire lake with dirt
before piling could be driven and
a bridge built."
Mr. Carlson further stated
that the reported purchase of
the new line by the Great North
ern was without foundation and
the people of Bemidji could feel
assured of the building of the
road by the original promoters.
Two Weeks Holiday Vacation
Will Be Given Teachers
The Bemidji public schools
close tomorrow for two weeks
and will be reopened on Monday,
Jan. 9, giving the teachers and
pupils a two week's rest in which
to enjoy the Christmas holidays.
It had been decided to nave only
one week vacation, but in view of
the hard work done since Sep
tember by both teachers and pu
pils it was changed so as to allow
them two weeks The schools so
far have been more than ordinar
ily successful under the direction
of Superintendent Richie, and
the corps of teachers employed
en]oys the confidence of every
parent who has children atten
dance at the institution.
THE BIG FORK
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Greeley
Pass Through City Last
Night for Ripple.
A. M. Greeley, author of
"Backwoods Sketches" and edi
tor of the Big Fork Compass, ac
companied by Mrs. Greeley and
their little child, passed through
the city last night enroute to
their home at Ripple. Mrs.
Greeley has been visiting her
parents at Grantsburg, Wis., for
some time past, where Mr.
Greeley went to accompany her
to their Big Pork home. He did
not forget to supply the Pioneer
with a number of ske ches, one
of which appears in today's
Shortest Day in the Year.
Today, according to the astron
omers, is the shortest day of the
year of 1904. This is of course
with reference to the hours of
daylight, of which there are but
nine. Beginning tomorrow the
days will commence to lengthen
until a maximum of 17 hours of
daylight will be reached June 22.
First Load to Campbell Lake.
W. G. Schroeder this morning
sent out the first load of supplies
for his store at Campbell lake, in
the town of Liberty. The store
is located on the survey of the
new Red Lake railway and it is
thought that a town will be plat
ted there in the near future.
i-Read the Daily Pioneer.
THURSDAY- -toE BEMIDJI DAILY PIONfteR
Flffy Years the Standard
Hade from pure eream of
tartar derived from grapes.
ftllOa BAKING POWDER OO-.
Dr. Caldwell of Blackduck
Tells What Dowicite In
tends to Do.
WILL BRING COLONISTS FROM
Ship to Be Chartered Which Will
Be Used for Transporting
Dr. Caldwell, the Blackduck
physician, was in the city yester
day and gave what he claims to be
anthentic information regarding
the intentions of Jabez Hines as
to the establishment ot a colony
at Hines Spur.
Mr. Caldwell says that it is Mr.
Hines' intention to establish a
colony, but neither negroes nor
Dowieites will be imported. In
stead, families from Europe will
be transported across the Atlan
tic ocean in a steamship which
will be chartered especially for
that purpose, and afterwards
taken across the countryto Hmes
Spur, the site of Mr. Hines'
operations, where each family
will be alloted a certain amount
of the land upon which to live
They will be allowed to build
houses, till the ground and make
all the money they can from the
farm, but a certain percentage of
the across earnings must be paid
to Hines for the use of the land
The promoter is at present in
the west, where jyill confer with
a company which is backing him
in the enterprise, and who are
running a colony upon the same
plan that is outlined above He
will receive a large amount of
money irom the company with
which to chailer the shio, and ex
pects to make the initial trip
the near future
The immigrants willnot befrom
one country only, but will be
taken from every part of Europe
At present there are 500 English
peasants who have consented to
settle at Hmes Spur, and these
will be the first to arrive.
Where Mr. Caldwell received
his information 'concerning the
intentions of the mysterious com
pany nobody knrws, butheclaims
that the story is reliable.
Championship Match Will
Be Pulled Off at Star The
ater This Evening.
Much interest is manifested in
local sporting circles in the
wrestling exhibition to be giyen
this evening at the Star theater,
the participants of the event be
mgFandraei, the Grand Porks
man. and Hanks, the well known
Washington wrestler. Both men
have been in training for a long
time and are in the pink of condi
tion The match will be for a $50
purse for two falls out of three,
catch as catch can.
The Odd Fellows Review, the
official organ of the Odd Fellows
of Mindesota, this month contains
a write-up by Winn S. Powers,
the grand master, o'f his trip to
Bemidji and of the special session
of the grand lodge which was
held here at the time of his visit.
Mr. Powers describes the trip as
one of tne most enjoyable of all he
has taken and says that he was
royally entertained while here by
the members of the lodge.
Installing New Furnace.
C. H. Miles is installing a new
furnace today in his Great North
ern saloon on Minnesota avenue
and Second street. The build
ing was formerly equipped with
a heatmg arrangement but it
proved inadequate and a new
furnace was necessary*
The Bemidji orchestra will give
another popular dance at the city
opera house tomorrow night and
the event promises to be very
successful as already a large
number of tickets have been sold.
The first of a series which will
take place this winter was given
at the hall last week and was one
of the most successful affairs that
has taken place in the city.
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 good as Bncklen's Arnica
Salve. Burns, cuts, sores, ec
zema and piles, disappear quickly
ander its soothing effect. 25c, at
all drug stores.
Christmas candies from 10
cents to $1.25 per pound at the
The most complete line of toys
and Christmas tree trimmingb
The Bazaar Store is the center^of
attraction this week for both old and young.
The counters are loaded with Toys and Xmas
Goods of all kinds but right here we wish tl
mention our fine line of RUGS Axminster, Wil-
ton, Monarch, Smyrna, Etc., upon which we
are making extra low prices.
Mittens, Gloves, Etc.
We have McKibbin's sample line of Gloves and Mittens and can sell them cheaper
than you can possibly purchase them anywhere besides the large assortment enables you
to get anything you want in that line.
Th Bazaar Department Store.4
Bemidji Commercial College
is now in a position teach
any and all subjects taught
by that school for $1.00 per
week nights, and $1.50 per
week days, straight. All
Box 744. 108 Sixth Street, between
Bemidji and Beltrami Avenues.
cha res,grloss of tone, feeling and vigor,
Etc also a complete assortment of Stylish, Up-to-Date jy|J
Scarfs, Boas and Muffs, in Isabella and Sable Foxes, %9F
Martin, Mink, Etc. :,v
All Furs sold at Manufacturers' Cost Price.
.From the Factory direct to the Consumer
Special cut in prices fof those two days on Gentlemen's Fur-
Lined .Coats and Detachable Collars. Don't miss the oppor-
^tunity to get your Furs at Manufacturers' Cost Price.
Factory, Fifth St., S. Minneapolis, Minn.
There is no article which will be accepted
with more joy and gratitude as a Xmas
present for your Wife, Mother, Sis
ter or Sweetheart than a nice
Set of Furs
ME. I. JKRAYWETZ, representing A. Zekman, Fur manu
facturer of Minneapolis, will be in Bemidji at the
Hotel Markham Ladies' Parlor for two days
Friday aZnd Saturday, December 23 aoid 4
With a full line of Ladies' and Misses' fur Coats in
Otter.Beaver.Persian Lamb.Near Seal.Krimmer.Astrakan,
Will be Headquarters
for Christmas Trees,
Trimmings and Holly.