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ple who have been cured of coughs and
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VOICE CULTURE and
ART O PIANO PLAYING
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D. H. FISK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office over Post Office
E. E McDonald
ATTORNEY A LAW
BraUdJi, ninn. Office: Swcdback Block
PHY51C1AN5 AND SURQB0N5.
Dr, Rowland G-ilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: R2 IM Block
DR. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Hayo Bloek
Phon 396 Res. PKorv 397
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fit National Bank Bu id's. Telepbono No. 330
Telephone Number aoo
Third St.. one block weit of 1st Nat'l Bank
DRAY AND TRAN5PBR.
Dray and Transfer.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave
Dray and baggage. 5afe and Piano moving.
Phone No. 58 Q18 America Ave.
Are You Going to Build?
If so write to
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for plans and specifications,
Modern Plans. Careful Estimates.
A. G. LE YASSEUR, Grand Rapids, Hlnn.
Pianos, Organs, Violins,
Guitars, Mandolins, Ac
Violin Strings and all
string instrument sup
plies. Sheet Music.
Also ihe"celebrated Singer
and Wheeler & Wilson Sew
ing Machines. Supplies and
Repairs for Sewkg^Machines.
Terms to Suit Purchaser
fit ninneaota Ave. Phone 319
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WILL REVIEW CASE
Federal Supreme Court Grants Pe
tition of Minnesota Official.
IMPORTANT POINT INVOLVED
Question of Respective Jurisdiction of
State and Federal Courts in Rail
road Rate Litigation a Feature of
Washington, Oct. t.The supreme
court of the United States has grant
ed the petition of Edward T. Young
attorney general of Minnesota, for a
writ bringing the contempt proceed
ings against Mr. Young in connection
with the enforcement of the railroad
rate law of that state to that court for
review and enlarged the scope of the
order so as to permit of his admission
to ball. He is now under sentence by
Judge Lochren of the federal court on
the oharge of instituting a proceeding
In the Minnesota state courts in the
face of a prohibition by the federal
court. The action of the supreme
court will bring the entire subject be
fore that court The important ques
tion of the respective jurisdictions of
the state and federal courts in cases
in which state railroad legislation is
involved, which has arisen in many
states, notably in North Carolina, will
necessarily be considered in this suit
and it may prove to be a test case
along new lines.
Government officials, including the
members of the interstate commerce
commission, regard the case as the
first real clash between the state and
federal authority on the transportation
Question that has occurred in theDr.
United States supreme court.
Senator McCumber Submits Draft of
Bill to President.
Washington, Oct. j).Senator Mc
Cumber of North Dakota has laid be
fore President Roosevelt the draft of a
bill which he has prepared for intro
duction in the senate on the conven
ing of congress.
The measure provides for a national
Incorporation of associations doing an
interstate business. Incorporation un
der the proposed act will not be com
pulsory, but it will allow the forma
tion of new companies and permit ex
isting companies to avail themselves
of new charters under its terms.
When chartered under the act cor
porations will be under the super
vision of the secretary of the depart
ment of commerce and labor, who will
have access to their books and rec
ords. It prohibits the issuance of
stocks In excess of the valuation of
the assets of the company, to be de
termined by the secretary of com
merce and labor.
VICTIM OF TERRORISTS.
Director of Russian Prisons Assas
St. Petersburg, Oct. A.General
Maximoffsky, director of the depart
ment of prisons of the ministry of the
interior, was shot and killed here.
The general was the highest respon
sible official connected with the Rus
sian prisons and it is supposed that
this was the reason he was selected
for assassination by the terrorists.
A young woman, who has not yet
been identified, presented herself at
the weekly reception of General Max
imoffsky and remained quietly in the
crowded anteroom until it was her
turn to enter the general's private
office. When she was in his presence
the woman drew a revolver and fired
seven shots into the general's body.
Reopening Branch Offices.
Chicago, Oct. ,.Th Western
Union Telegraph company has for the
first time since the strike of the tele
graph operators reopened a number of
its Important branch offices in differ
ent parts of the city. Within the last
two days twenty-nine operators have
returned to work in this city and
twenty-six have gone back In St Louis
In the same period.
Lake Steamer Goes Ashore.
Buffalo, Oct. .Th steamer
Olympla of the Gilchrist fleet is
stranded on Grecian shoal in Lake
Erie. The steamer is up bound, heav
ily laden with coal, and lies In a badly
exposed position. The vessel is rest
ing easily and is in no Immediate dan
ger unless a storm arises before as
sistance reaches her.
Eleven Killed in Village Fight.
Budapest, Hungary, Oct 1 kDuring
a church festival in the village of
Czarnova a conflict arose between fac
tions In the congregation which led
to the intervention of the gendarmes.
A free fight ensued between the peas
ants and the gendarmes in which
eleven persons were killed and a score
Steamer Burns Owner Perishes.
Port Austin, Mich., Oct. UThe
fishing tug Marguerite of Grindstone
City, three miles from here, burned
at her dock. Nathan Wood, owner of
the boat, was burned with It He was
Bleeping on board his craft because
his family is quarantined with soarlet
fever. The boat was valued at $4,000.
Three Victims of Runaway.
Marshalltown, la., Oct. J.Dr.
A. Williams of Belle Plaine and his
stenographer, Mrs. Burgess, were fa*
tally Injured in a runaway accident
and Dr. Williams' daughter Mary, aged
two years, was killed.
MORE THAN LAST YEAR.
Total Value of Crops as Estimated by
Washington, Oct. !.Secretary oi
Agriculture Wilson says that the
farmers will get more money for their
crops this year than they got for
those of last year. The total value
of all farm products in 1906 was $6,
7C4.000.000. This enormous sum not
only will mean that there will be no
hard times for the country, but that
the prosperity which has blessed it
for a dozen years will continue.
Secretary Wilson is unable to see
any danger in the financial situation,
believing it is entirely confined to the
speculative element in New York and
he is confident that the next few
weeks will show that the farm and not
Wall street is the real barometer of
our financial welfare
Secretary Wilson's confidence that
the total wealth produced this year
from farm products will be greater
than that of last yeai is based partly
upon the fact that there is a scarcity
of wheat and other ciops abroad and
this has contributed to the increase of
prices Crops at home will not be as
large probably as those of 1906, except
cotton. As Secretary Wilson said,
everybody knows the price of meat
has gone up, while the output of the
packinghouse products has increased
Killed in Automobile Wreck.
Chicago, Oct. 9James Reddick,
chairman of the Republican county
central committee and public admin
istrator, was Instantly killed by the
overturning of an automobile in which
he was riding near Libertyville. Mrs.
Reddick, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Taylor
and Mr. and Mrs. William Wells, the
other occupants of the car, escaped
with only slight injuries.
Ten Per Cent -Cut In Meat Prices.
Omaha, Oct. \Omaha packing
houses have reduced the price of all
kinds of meat 10 per cent and expect
a still further reduction. Edward A
Cudahy of the Cudahy Packing com
pany expressed the belief that the
prices of all commodities would be
materially reduced and that the pres
ent financial flurry would result in a
general reduction in values, although
he does not consider conditions seri
Dr. Gillette Sentenced.
New York, Oct. H\A sentence of
six months in the penitentiary has
been imposed by Justice Dowling upon
Walter E. Gillette, former vice
president of the Mutual Life Insur
ance company, who was convicted of
perjury. Dr. Gillette first denied and
then admitted to Xhe grand jury that
he had deposited $5,000 in a bank to
be used in influencing legislation af
fecting insurance companies.
Two Score Injured in Wreck.
Dallas, Tex, Oct. 1.The Missouri,
Kansas and Texas southbound passen
ger train No. 207, heavily loaded with
passengers coming to visit the Texas
state fair, collided with a freight en
gine while running at full speed here
Fireman F. C. French of Denison was
instantly killed and forty or more per
sons were injured, some fatally. Both
of the engines were practically de
FOUND TRUE DEMOCRACY.
Bishop of London Tells of His Trip to
London, Oct. .The bishop of
London, in his sermon Sunday at the
Church of the Holy Trinity, said there
were several lessons he had brought
back from America.
"There is far greater generosity,
love and trust between different bod
ies of Christians and between schools
of thought in the same church in
America than here in England," said
"It was like going into another at
mosphere to pass from the wrangles
of Great Britain into an atmosphere
where they are unknown.
"It was a great lesson to be present
at the general convention of the
churches in the United States highly
Instructive to see a millionaire from
Wall street sitting side by side with
a workingman, both representing New
York. It was true democracy.
"There are no parlor cars in
There le Only One
"And then, what services we had
out there. Talk of lively services.
Talk of mechanical ritual. Why, I
have heard the rafters shake with
praise and there was no sneaking
home afterward dispirited and dis
The custom of having warships sail
under sealed orders arose from the de
sire of maritime powers to prevent the
plans from becoming known to the
enemy. In the American navy such
orders comq from the president and
are delivered to a commander of a ship
or squadron by a confidential messen
ger who knows nothing of their con
tents. Sometimes they are in cipher,
but they are always sealed with the
official seal of the navy department
and the package cannot be opened un
til the time marked on it, which la
usually several hours after the hour
of leaving port. By this precaution
the newspapers are prevented from
disclosing prematurely the movements
which may be of the greatest impor
tance, and the spies of the enemy are
rendered useless so far as their abil
ity to discover the secret of sucb
movements is concerned. Sailing un
der sealed orders is now the common
naval practice in time of war. These
instructions are found in the packet
of sealed orders, which is opened
when well out at sea.
A Runaway River.
The problem and the peril of the Colo
rado river are not difficult to under
stand A great river running slowly
on a ridge of its own creating, run
ning in a broad and tortuous channel,
choked with islands of mud and bars
of sediment, running with a fall of
only one foot to the mile, while to the
north and west lay a vast depression
below sea level and inviting the slug
gish river to a swifter flow between
this sunken area and the uncertain
course of the river a great garden of
Eden in promise and potency, needing
only to be watered and kept, then a
canal tapping the river, a flood gather
ing at the far away sources, a breach
In the unprotected bank and the whole
volume of the river, forsaking its
ancient and outgrown bed and rushing
into that pit in the desert, sweeping
In its course through miles of fertile
farms and cutting canyons where
canals had beenthis is an outline of
the situation and a hint of the peril.
A. J. Wells in Sunset Magazine.
ALL TIRED OUT.
BUY A GOOD LOT
With the growth of Bemidji
good lots are becoming
^scarcer and scarcer. We
still have a number of good
lots in the residence part of
town which will be sold on
For further particulars write or call
Hundreds More in Bemidji in the
Tired all the time:
Weary and worn out night and
Back aches side achea,
All on account of the kidneys.
Must help them at their work.
A Bemidji citizen shows you
Sam Collard, living at 1007
American St., Bemidji, Minn., says:
'For sometime I had been suffering
from pains in the small of my back
and a sort of rheumatic stiffness in
my joints. At times I was so sore
that I was scarcely able to do my
work. A tired, languid feeling was
with me constantly and headaches
bothered me a great deal. I tried a
great many remedies but did not
receive any relief until Doan's Kid
ney Pills were brought to my at
tention. I procured a box at the
Owl Drug Store. From my exberi
ence I can recommend them very
highly to others suffering from
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the
Remember the nameDoan's
take no other.
Bemidji Townsite and Im
H. A. SIMONS, Agent. Swedback Block, Bemidji.
Laxative Bromo Quinine
Always remember the foil name. Look
lor this signature on every box. 26c,
UMED IMF WORLD OVER TO OURE A OOLD IN ORE DAY.
A small boy was asked to take din
ner at the homo of a distinguished pro
fessor in Princeton. The lad's mother,
In fear lest he should commit some
breach of etiquette, gave him repeated
directions as to what he should and
should not do.
Upon his return from the great occa
sion the mother's first question was,
"Harold, did you get along at the ta
ble all right?"
"Oh, yes, mamma, well enough."
"Are you sure you didn't do anything
that was not perfectly polite and gen
"Why, nonothing to speak of."
"Then something did happen. What
"But I fixed it all right, mamma."
"Tell me at once." 1
"Why, I got along pretty well until
the meat tame, but while I was trying
to cut mine it slipped off on to the
floor. But I made it all right"
"What did you do
"Oh, I just said sort of carelessly,
That's always the way with tough
meat' "Youth's Companion.
The Modern Way.
"Will you have this here woman to
be your lawful wedded wife?"
"That's what I 'lowed I would."
"Will you love, honor and obey her?"
"Ain't you got that switched around,
parson?" said the bridegroom.
"John," said the bride elect "don't
you reckon the parson knows his busi
ness? Answer the question!"
"Yes, sir," said the bridegroom meek
ly. "I reckon I'll have to."Atlanta
"Yes," boasted the fortune hunting
count, "all of our old family castles
were on high mountains. My ancestors
all lived on big bluffs."
"Indeed," replied the wise heiress,
"and I see that you take after them,
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAV
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund money it it fails to cure.
E W. GROVE'S signature is on each box
wllh your n,ly doctor.
Keep In close touch
No medicine Was eocr
lih place, Truit
ON NORTHROP FIELD. MINNEAPOLIS.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1907
MINNESOTA VS. CHICAGO
See the game between these two great western elevens. Both
teams are doing fine work and the game will be worth seeing.
O NORTHERN PACIFIC
Convenient train service to Minneapolis and St. Paul. See local agent for tickets and information.
ALASKA-YUKON-PACIFIC EXPOSITION, 1907
A large consignment of Day Books,
Ledgers, Cash Books and Journals, have
just been received and the stock is com
plete and will give the buyer a good
good selection from which to make his
Our line is the most complete assort
ment hTNorthern Minnesota. We have
books from the very cheapest to the
very best leather bound book or cover.
Oldcoughs,desperate coughs, rasping
I %^t Oil (J i N coughs that sbake th whole body. It
We carry in stock at all times a
complete line of Lumber and Building
Material, Dimensions, etc.
Look us up for your winter supply of
CoaJ and Wood
We have a large supply
St. Hilaire Retail Lbr. Co.
40c per Month
extremely perilous coughs
takes a strong medicine, a doctor's
er made that could l