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Suitable Cakes for after
noon lunches or the supper
table can be had at our store.
They are marie of the
best pastry Hour, fresh
creamery butter and fresh
All ingredients have been
tested and are strictly pure.
Tempting, are they not?
THE LAKESIDE BAKERY
MISS EUGENIA OLIVER
VOIC E CULTURE
A.RT O PIANO PLAYING
4U MINNESOTA. AVE
D. H. FISK
Att ey and Counsellor at Law
Office over Post Office
E. E McDonald
ATTORNEY AT LAW
ttomldjl, fUnn. Office: Bwedbsck Block
PHYSICIANS AND SURQHONS.
Dr. Rowland G-ilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: fSles Block
DR. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Office In ftayo Bloek
Phorxe 396 Ra. Phone 397
"L. A. WARD, M. D.
Office over First National Bank. Phone No. 5
House No. 6ot Lake Blvd. Phone No. 35'
Dr. A. E. Henderson
Phjsician and Surgeon
Office over First National Bank, Bemldjl, Minn.
Office Phone 36. Residence Phone 7a
DR. J. T. TUOMY
r.t National Bank Bu Id's. Tslspbans No. 3
Telephone Number 309
Third St.. one block west of 1st Nat'I Bank
DRAY AND TRAN5PBR.
Dray and Transfer.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave
Dray and baggage.
Phone No. 58
Safe and Piano moving.
(jl8 America Ave.
Are You Going to Build?
If so write to
A. G. LE VASSEUR]
for plans and specifications.
Modern Plans. Careful Estimates.
A. G.LEYASSEURj Grand Rapids, ninn
L. LASHER CO.
L. Lasher, Manager
Every Evening 7 30 to 10 30
Saturday Afternoon 2 30 to 3:30
Motoring Under Difficulties
Slauery by Circumstances
Tvro Blue Eyes
Who'll Do the Washing
Pickings from Puck
Program Changes Without Notice
Atlmission Ten Cents
Is Economy an
Object to You
BISIAR & FRASER
with their fine line of Pianos, Or
gans, Sewing Machines, String In
struments Edison, Star and Victor
Phonographs, Records and Sup
plies, Sheet Music and Music Rolls
INVITE INSPECTION, COMPARISON, AND
CALL AND BE CONVINCED that you are
certain to purchase gratification
and satisfaction if you deal with
Bisiar, and Fraser
311 riinnesota Ave. Phone 310
BornTo Mr. and John Wallin,
J. A. McDonald left last evening
for Northome on a cruising expedi-
Choice pitted prunes, in pound
packages, 15c. Roe & Markusen.
J. W. Irwin returned this morn-
ing from a business trip to Black-
duck, in the interest of his logging
Mrs. W. H. Parker and daughter
Carrie left this morning for Chicago,
where they will visit for a month
with relatives and friends.
Joseph and Allen Roberts of Red
Lake came back last night from a
visit to White Earth. They left
this afternoon for Re Lake agency.
Emil Engstrom, day clerk at the
Brinkman hotel, left this morning
for a visit with relatives and
friends at Detroit, Mich., and Chi-
Mrs. K. Gibbs came down this
morning from her home at Farley
and spent the day in the city look
ing after some before-Christmas
W. B. Sherman,the"man catcher,"
passed through the city this morn-
ing on his way from Big Falls to
Fargo, for a bunch of men to take
Otto Peterson, who buys cedar
for the L. K. Deal Lumber com-
pany of Des Moines, Iowa, returned
last night from a business trip to
Mesdames Tryon and Keyser of
Turtle River spent yesterday in this
city, doing some Christmas shop-
ping. They returned to their home
S. McClatchie, father of E. A.
McClatchie, left last evening for
Kelliher, where he will be employed
in the camps of the Grand Forks
Lumber company during the re-
mainder of the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Fisher and
little daughter and George H. New-
ton came down this morning from
Funkley. They left this afternoon
for Fosston, where they will attend
the wedding of Miss Laura Flesch of
D. M. Price of Grand Rapids,
Minn., general manager of the
Nomoken Lumber company, came
down this morning from a trip to
Littlefork, in the vicinity of which
place his company is doing some
logging this winter.
Oscar F. Anderson of LaCrosse
Wis., general representative for the
David M. Pfaelzes Co. of Chicago,
was a visitor in the city today. Mr.
Anderson is one of the best known
traveling men in the northwest, and
he has many friends in this city.
George Kirk, the logger, went to
Northome last evening to look after
his logging interests at that place.
states that the cutting of timber
is progressing very satisfactorily,
and that the weather this winter is
everything that could be desired.
W. T. Blakeley, the Farley logger,
spent today in the city, looking
after some business matters. Mr.
Blakeley states that his logging
operations are entirely satisfactory
this winter, and that the weather is
ideal for getting out the season's
J. Bisiar, of the firm of Bisiar &
Fraser, left last evening for Inter-
national Falls to look after several
deals which his company has for the
sales of pianos and sewing machines.
Mr. Bisiar will stop at Big Falls on
his way back, and expects to return
to Bemidji on Saturday.
E. R. Swan, father of Mrs. W. R.
Morrison, left this morning for his
home at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after
having yisited in the city for a week
of ten days. This was Mr. Swan's
first trip to Bemidji and he stated
that he believed that this place was
destined to become one of the lar-
gest cities in the north half of the
state, judging from present indica-
Wylie Phillips, owner of the
Crookston Steam Laundry, and one
of the very best of good fellows
over west, returned to his home
yesterday afternoon, after having
spent a day here looking after
some business matters. There was
a rumor to the effect that Mr.
Phillips might engage in business
in this city, but he made no arrange-
ments to that effect.
Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup, the
new Laxative, stimulates, but does
not irritate. It is the best Laxa-
tive Guaranteed or your money
back. E A. Barker.
Choice pitted prunes, in pound
packages, 15c. Roe & Markusen.
Howard Bailey went to Big Falls
last evening to interview his cus-
tomers at that place.
Theodore Gullickson, the local
disciple of Hamm, left last evening
on a business trip to Mizpah.
Harry Mills, roadmaster for the
M. & I. railway, left this morning
on a business trip to Brainerd.
Water color calendars, booklets,
stamp cases and paintings, suitable
for Christmas gifts, at Reed's Studio.
Pure food is just what you get in
Hunt's Perfect Baking Powder and
Extracts. Guaranteed under the
W. L. Preble came in last night
from Fosston, where he had been to
sell some lumber for the Red River
Mrs. N. W. Helmer and daughter
and Mrs. Jones, who have been visit-
ing with friends at Brainerd, returned
to Bemidji last evening.
John Moberg returned last even-
ing from his logging camps near
Laporte, where he is cutting timber
for the Walker & Akeley company.
J. P, Riddle (yclept "Reddy")
left last evening for Kelliher to
visit the camps of the Crookston
Lumber company on a business
William McWhinney, uncle of N.
W. Helmer, left last night for Grand
Rapids, Michigan, after having
visited in this city during the past
T. J. Nary, the general manager
for the Pillsbury Timber company,
came in last evening from his home
at Park Rapids. left this morn-
ing on a business trip to Brainerd.
A. Solberg, father of the late Oscar
Solberg, left last evening for his
home at Big Falls, after having spent
the last two days in the city attend-
ing the funeral and burial of his son
J. J. Burns, who conducts a
refreshment parlor at the new town-
site of Bena, came over from Bena
yesterday afternoon and left last
evening on a business trip to Little-
Miss Helen Dunnington, a sister
of Mrs. A. A. Melges, came up last
evening from Nary, where she is
teaching school, and spent the night
in the city, returning to Nary this
L. F. Johnson, the general north-
country manager for the C. A. Smith
Timber Company, came in last even-
ing from a visit at Brainerd, Wadena
and other points south of Bemidji,
in the interest of his company.
J. P. Watson and William
Ostrander of Biff Falls, left yester-
day afternoon for Grand Rapids,
where tbey have some court mat-
ters to look after at the term of
court being held at that place.
D. A. McFarland, master car-
penter for the M. & I. railway, went
to Littlefork last evening to inspect
the railroad property at that place,
previous to the taking over officially
of the north-end extension by the M.
& I. on the 15th inst.
Simon Fairbanks, manager at Red
Lake of the general merchandise
business of the Fairbanks brothers*
came in last night from White Earth,
where he had been visiting for a
week past. left this afternoon
for the agency to resume his labors
The meeting of the Odd Fellows
to be held next Friday evening gives
promise of being of more than
ordinary interest. There will be a
class of candidates for initiation,
and there will probably be lunch
served and a general good time had,
at the conclusion of the regular
Word comes from Akeley that
Frank C. Cline, the veteran manager
for the Walker & Akeley Logging
company, who has been ill for some
three weeks, has recovered and is
almost as well as ever, and that he
will visit Bemidji before the end of
the present week. All of which is
pleasing news to his many friends in
Word has been received from Big
Falls to the effect that A. M.
Greeley, the talented editor of the
Big Fork Compass, is ill, and that
his sickness is of such nature that
be will probably be compelled to
leave Big Falls. The many friends
of the greatest writer in the north
country hope that his illness is of
but a temporary nature, and that he
will soon be enjoying Jiis usual
tfW. R. Tait, the land
St. Paul,looking after
ness matters in which
man, is in
he is inter-
E. A. Kaelble, who is now a resi-
dent of Hibbing, left for that place
this noon, after having spent several
days in this city looking after some
Clyde Johnson returned this morn
ing from Funkley, where he spent
yesterday looking after the loading
of some timber at that place for the
C. A. Smith Timber company of
M. M. McCabe, a member of the
firm of McCabe Bros., of Duluth,
who are owners of the Bemidji
Elevator company's business at this
point, came over last night from
Duluth and spent today in the city,
consulting with A. A. Melges, local
manager for the McCabe's.
First Lieutenant H. South of
St. Paul, who has charge of the
recruiting offices of the U. S. marines
for this district, will arrive in the
city on the east-bound passenger
train and will administer the oath to
the following marine recruits who
have been secured in Bemidji by
Sergeant Allan Ward, who is in
charge of the local office: Ohmer
Henderson, Arthur E. Anderson and
Charles Shrunk. The men will
leave tomorrow afternoon for Mare
Passed Examination Successfully
James Donahue, New Britain,
Conn., writes "I tried several
kidney remedies, and was treated
by our best physicians for diabetes,
but did not improve until I took
Foley's Kidney Cure. After the
second bottle I showed improve
ment, and five bottles cured me
completely. I have since passed
a rigid examination for life insur
ance. Foley's Kidney Cure cures
back-ache and all forms of kidney
and bladder trouble. E. A. Bar
ker. Epworth League Handkerchief Bazaar.
The Epworth League of the M.
E. Church will hold on Saturday
evening, Dec. 14, a Handkerchief
Bazaar and sociai in the League
Room of the church.
The young people have a splen
did display of fine handkerchiefs.
All of the finest and best procurable
from far and near. Some hand made.
Buy your Christmas gifts handker
The proceeds to be used to pay
debt on League Room.
Danger in Asking Adivce
When you have a cough or cold
do not ask some one what is good
for it, as there is danger in taking
some unknown prepa ration.
Foley's Honey and Tar cures
coughs, colds, and prevents pneu
monia. The genuine is in a yellow
package. Refuse substitutes.
Sir Vere de Vere was the eldest son
Of Sir Aubrey de Vere, the sonneteer
and friend of Wordsworth. His broth
er, Aubrey de "Vere, was a more than
well known, a famous poet, and to
him In his youth Walter Savage Lan
dor addressed the exhortation:
Make thy proud name still prouder for
He had no sons, however, never hav
ing married. Neither had his brothers,
Vere and Stephen. Thus the name, as
a family name, disappears.
The De Veres were early friends of
Tennyson's, and it was from them
that the poet took the name which he
made proverbial and symbolical of a
class"the caste of Vere de Vere."
Lady de Vere, the only Lady de Vere
of fact then living, was Inclined to
complain that her name should be be
stowed upon the black hearted Lady
Clara of fiction.
Tennyson wrote dainty verses, but
was not master of dainty manners. He
growled: "Why should you care? But
of course you don't I didn't make
your namesake ugly, and I didn't make
her stupid. I only made her wicked."
They Needed the Medicine.
Some years ago a railway was be
ing made In the west of Scotland, and
It was arranged that each of the nu
merous laborers employed should pay
a penny per week to a medical prac
titioner, so that they might have his
services In the event of accident or
medicine In case of Illness.
During the summer and autumn net
their Illness nor accident occurred.
But when a severe winter followed
all at once the "navigators" began to
call on the doctor for castor oil.
Each brought his bottle, Into which
an ounce WEB poured, until the oil was
exhausted, and the doctor was forced
to send to town for a further supply.
When that, too, was getting low the
doctor one day quietly asked a healthy
looking fellow what was wrong with
the men that they required so much
"Nothing wrong at all, doctor," he re^
piled, "but we grease our boots with
if-Londoa Chronicle. $&
Applying the Testr*
"There was a barber in an Indiana
city who, having been out late the
night before, had a shaky hand the
next morning and cut a patron's.cheek
four times," said the man who insist
ed he saw the incident "After each
accident the barber said as he spong
ed awaylhe Stood, 'Oh, dear 1i
careless!' and laughed and let it go at
"The patron took all those gashes in
grave silence, but when the shave
was o^cr he filled a glass at the water
cooler, took a mouthful of wator and,
with compressed lips, proceeded to
*hake his lie id from side to side and
to toss It up and down
"'Whut the matter?' the baiber
asked 'You ain't jgpt the toothache
have you?' 1
"'No,' said the customer. 'I only
Just wanted to see if my mouth would
still hold water without leaking, that
was all/ "Philadelphia Record.
An English clergyman visiting In
this country told of a jilting that had
happened in his parish. He said that
he had an appointment to marry a
couple at 4 on a certain afternoon. He
appeared duly, and the bride appeared,
but not the biidegroom. The clergy
man aud the lady, silent and embar
rassed, waited in the quiet church
from 4 tiH Then they sadly depart
ed. A week later the same couple
wrote to the clergyman again, ap
pointing another afternoon at 4 for
the ceremony. And again the clergy
man and the bride were on hand duly
and again the groom failed to turn up
As the two waited time passed slowly
in the still and empty church. It
grew darker Five o'clock sounded,
then 6. And then the bride broke the
silence with a fierce ejaculation
"Drat him!" she cried. "'Tain't his
trousers this time, 'cause I bought
him a pair."
Willis Is Barking.
Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, the
youngest son of the novelist, emigrat
ed to Australia and died in Sydney at
the age of fifty-one. He represented a
constituency in the parliament of New
South Wales for six years. Once when
he was addressing the house in Syd
ney he was again and again snappish
ly interrupted by a member named
Willis. At last Mr. Dickens stopped
to remark- 'Mr. Speaker, my father
comed a famous phrase, 'Barkis Is
willinV Under present circumstances
I am strongly tempted to reverse It
and say, 'Willis is barking/" The
house laughed and the interruptions
The Nurse's Part.
"Why do so many people insist on
having nurses for their children?" ask
ed the motherly woman.
"That is easily explained," answered
the unpleasant man. "A nurse en
ables a woman to send a crying baby
out of her own hearing and let it stay
on the sidewalk to annoy the neigh
"Jumping cats!" yellfcd the victim in
the chair. "You've cut off part of my
"Why, so I have," replied the barber
coolly, "but you must admit it looks
better than the other ones does."
His Three Laughs.
"The fool," wrote Burne-Jones In one
of his letters, "has three laughs. He
laughs at what is good, he laughs at
what is bad, and he laughs at what he
does not understand."
Talent is that which is in a man's
power. Genius is that in whose pow
er a man is.Lowell.
He who changes the sports Is se
cretly changing the manners of the
yea Backache? Get box off Kidney*
Btteothe most wonderful remedy for all kid*
pey troubles, and they will auks you right*
Owl Drug Store.
For Rent7-room house, good Iocatiorif SI5 plr month.
For Renl2 room comfortable hout-e, $4 00 per month.
We have several partly improved farms near this
city for sale at low prices and easy terms. ~$S
We write fire and pUte
We've Far Too Many Winter Overcoats
We want to close out every one of
them immediately-- hence we adopt rad-
ical measures to force them out. The
prices are cut
A QUARTER A THIRD A HALF
This is a straightforward offer and
the coa back up every claim. Men
never had a better chance to buy finely
tailored overcoats such money-saving
This is an unusual opportunity which
must be snapp up quickly if you would
profit by it The coats are all this sea-
son's styles and every coat is worth its
We will not enumerate pru es here in
the'pape you must caM and see the bar- I
gains. If it won't pay you to come to this
sale, it won't pay you to pick up dollars*
We also ha\ a complete line of ho i-
day gifts for men at popular prices, such
Fancy Neckwear, Suspenders--one in a
box, Mufflers, Choice Hosiery, perfection in Shirts and Collars,
and many other useful thing?.
The Popvilar Priced Clothiers
BEMlDJffMiNN. ./^Next DoortaFirst^otional Bank
Monej to loan on farm
Change in Time
An irnporfcaatjehange of^time^took"pldce on il.e
Great Northern line ruia ing throughJJ B* mi^jfand
hereafter the time of ari\ai and departure of tiain.s
will be^as fol ows:
No 106 depart 7:10 a No. 34 depart|12 35 m.
No 36 depart 12:48 a. ra.
No 33 depart 330 p. m. No 35 depart 3 42 a m.
No. 105 arrive 8:15
E. E CHAMBERLAIN /egnt.
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. Ililaire Retail Lbr. Co.
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Hart Schafrner & Marx