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Suitable Cakes for after
noon lunches or the supper
table can be had at our store.
They are made of the
best pastry flour, 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
iRT OF PIANO PLAYING
4U MIWFsOrV AYE
D. H. FISK
Attorney nd Counsellor at Law
Office over Post Office
E. E McDonald
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Bcmldli, ninn. Office: Swedback Block
PHYSICIAN3 AND SUROBON3.
DT\ Rowland Gilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Otflc*: fBie* Block
DR. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
Phj*nim and Surgeon
Office In flayo Bloek
Phone 396 PHoi\e 397
L. A. WARD, M. D.
Office over First National Bank.
House No. 601 Lake Blvd.
Phone No. 5"
Phone No. 35
Dr. A. E. Henderson
Puj*iciau and Surgeon
Office over First National Bank, Bemidjl, Mjnn.
Office Phone 36. Residence Phone 73
DR. J. T. TUOMY
rt National Bank u W'g. Telephone No. a.10
Telephone Number 309
Third St.. one block west of lat Nat'l Ban1
DRAY AND TRANSFER.
Dray and Transfer.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave
Dray and baggage
Phone No. 58
Safe and Pan moving.
618 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. E VASSEUR, Grand Rapids, Hlnn
L. LASHER. CO.
L. Lasher, Manager
Every Evening 7 30 to 10 30
Saturday Afternoon 2 30 to 3.30
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 rilnnesota Ave. Phone 319
LOCA HAPPENING S
Santa Claus at Peterson's.
Good things to eat at the Model.
Fountain pen ink at the Pioneer
"Rip Van Winkle" at the Opera
Christmas stickers, tags and cards
at the Pioneer office.
Christmas fruit cake, handsomely
decorated, at the Model.
Many pretty and useful novelties
for X-mas at Wm. McCuaig's.
Cheap candies are dangerous.
Get the pure and best at Peterson's.
Some boy's high top shoes at
special prices at Bemidii Cash Shoe
A new line line of neat new'Christ
mas postal cards at the Pioneer
Joe Bisiar, of the firm of Bisiar &
Fraser, is a Cass Lake business
Fancy fruit for the Christmas
tree, including apples with stems.
Julius Hermanson, the Kelliher
merchant, came down from that
place this morning and spent today
in the city.
Miss Megaluska, traveling chief
operator of the Northwestern Tele
phone company, visited the local
Boldest values ever knownjust
think of buying men's and boy's
clothing at 25 per cent discount, be
fore Christmas. O'Leary & Bowser.
Pete Arnstad, Earl Eckre and
Miss Hannah Eckre left this morn
ing for Minneapolis, where they will
spend the holidays with friends and
I have handled toys for 23 years
and know what the children prefer,
have selected them personally at
the importers. You know the rest.
Albert Dougherty, an employe of
the M. & I. railway in south Bemidji,
was taken to the Brainerd hospital
for treatment for a severe attack of
Mrs. S. Heasley of Theif River
Falls spent yesterday in the city as
the guest of Mrs. A. E. Harris, on
her return from Kelliher where she
had been on a visit to her son.
Considerable initiatory in the
first degree will be performed at the
Odd Fellows lodge Friday night,
night. The Grand Master of the
state grand lodge will be present.
Mrs. G. M. Torrance and daugh
ter, Dorothy, left this morning for
Minneapolis, where they will spend
the holidays. They will be joined
by Mr. Torrance at that place
Adolph Lemloh and daughter,
Lillian, arrived in the city last even
ing from LaCrosse, Wis., where they
have been for thiee weeks visiting
friends and relatives. They
this afternoon for their home at
Missionary E. F. Olander held
a meeting at Mallard and Alida last
Sunday. There was a good attend
ance and much interest was mani
fested. Mr. Olander will hold pro
tractive meetings at Mallard begin
ning Sunday, January 5th.
The ladies of St. Phillip's church
will hold a sale of Christmas fancy
goods at Lahr's furniture store all
day Saturday. They have prepared
a large number of articles, such as
aprons, handkerchiefs, pillow-tops
and other fancy articles suitable for
Onno 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.
For The Christmas Table
In selecting Christmas groceries, remem
ber the choiceness of our stock which has
been carefully selected for you. We have
Fancy Canned Goods
A complete line of the best up-to-date groceries
BEST TEAS, COFFEES AND SPICES
ROE & MARKUSEN
Toy land at Peterson's.
Christmas tree ornaments at the
"Rip Van Winkle" at the Opera
Fancy fruits for the table or sick
room at Peterson's.
Christmas stickers, tags and cards
at the Pioneer office.
Wallace Henry of Crookston
spent today in the city.
Have you seen the hand painted
Japanese plates at McCuaig's?
Mrs. J. Haluptzok of Big Falls
was a Bemidji visitor yesterday.
Electrical, steam and mechan
ical toys a specialty. Peterson's.
Hollyholly wreaths and X-mas
green at the Greenhouse. Phone
S. G. Maule, the Tenstrike res
taurant man, spent today in the
Sheriff Thomas Bailey returned
this morning from an official visit to
Ed. Cornwall went to Margie last
night where he will work at cruising
for a few days.
The low prices on the great "Sun
shine" cloaks and skirts, are X-mas
inducements at McCuaig's.
J. W. Elder came down from his
home at Blackduck yesterday morn
ing and spent the day in the city.
Thos. Johnson made a business
trip up the M. & I. last evening to
be absent from the city for a few
It would be a waste of time to
specify. We have the only complete
assortment of high grade toys in
Ira Botting, who has been working
in the north part of the county for
some time, returned to his home in
this city this morning.
W. T. Blakely, the Farley lumber
berman, came down from his home
at Farley this morning and spent
the day in the city.
Mr. Kelley, the pulp wood man,
left last night for Margie in the
interest of the Northwestern Paper
company of Chicago.
For children red and brown shoes
also patent leathers with white,
grey, suede and serge tops at the
Bemidji Cash Shoe Store.
Mederic Perrault and bride, after
being "spliced" before Judge Slocum
yesterday afternoon, left last evening
for Big Falls where they will make
No junk peddlers can shove a job
lot at me. I select my own goods
and leave it to mv customers to
judge who has the best selection in
Attractive values in clothing
Can you do better than buy clothing
for Christmas presents? When you
can buy it at 25 percent discount.
Geo. Kirk returned last evening to
Northome to look after the interests
of the C. A. Smith Lumber company
who have extensive logging opera
tions in that vicinity.
Notwithstanding that we are ex
ceedingly crowded for room,a glance
at our tov display will convince
you that it is the most select and
elaborate in this neck of the woods.
John Mayer left this morning for
his home at Minneapolis, after spend
ing yesterday in the city on his
return from Fort Francis, where he
has extensive real estate interests.
He expects to return to this city
again in about a week in company
with his partner, Mr. Damm, and
about twenty-five Minnea 1 is
people, whom he expects to locate at
1908 diaries at the Pioneer office.
Santa Claus headquarters at
Christmas tags and stickers at the
When you think of candy, think
of the Model.
"Rip Van Winkle" at the Opera
W. J. Corcoron of Port Arthur
spent today in the city.
See the finest doll ever brought
to town in Peterson's window.
The city's greatest showing of
X-mas handkerchiefs at McCuaig's.
Mr. and Mrs. John McGregor of
Minot, N. D. are visitors in the
Masks, trimmings, candles and
holders, get them early. At Peter
Clyde Burke of Blanchard, N. D.,
was a Bemidji visitor yesterday and
E. F. George returned this morn
in from a business visit to points
up the M. & I.
W. E. Brooks of Brainerd was a
business visitor in the city yester
day and today.
J. W. Norquist came over from
his home at Bagley and spent last
night in the city.
A. R. Campbell was over from
Shevlin yesterday and spent last
nignt in the city.
dishwasher. Day work. Inquire at
Ferns, roses and carnations for
X-mas at the Greenhouse. Phone
orders promptly delived.
Just received a lot of extra nice
soft-soled fancy shoes for baby at
Bemidji Cash Shoe Store.
The Model is showing one of the
best lines of Christmas chocolates
and bon-bons ever brought to Be
Hawkin Kopang of the Town of
Buzzle was in the city yesterday to
make application for citizenship
Chas. Parker went to Shevlin last
evening where he will remain for a
few days in the interest of the M.
B. A. lodge.
Baking insurance can be bought
any day with a can of Hunt's Bak
ing Powder and Extracts. They
J. A. Secord, engineer at the
Markham Hotel, returned yesterday
from Crookstoon where he had been
for a few days on business.
Any man's or boy's suit^ over
coat or trowsers at 25 per cent
discount. Think about it before
buying Christmas presents. O'Leary
I aim to get the best in toys as
well as in fruit, nuts and confec
tionery. The people show by their
patronage that they appreciate it.
Miss Valeska Schall, who has
her sister, Mrs. H. P.
Burroughs for the past five months,
left this morning for her home at
Mr. H. Koppang of the town of
Buzzle was in the city yester
day with a wolf hide, for
which he received a $7.50 bounty
from the state.
P. H. Getter, one of Wilton's
prominent business men and former
mayor of that village, was a busi
ness visitor in the city between
trains yesterday afternoon.
William Wallace left yesterday
afternoon for Grand Forks where he
will remain for a few days and doc
tor for rheumatism with which he
has been afficted for some time.
M. D. Stoner, county surveyor and
city engineer, returned yesterday
afternoon from Cass Lake where he
had been doing some engineering on
the new sewer system for that vil
The St. Phillips Aid will give a
turkey supper at the I. O. O. F.
hall Thursday evening, commenc
ing at 5:30. Supper 35c. They will
also hold a sale all day Saturday
December 21st, at Lahr's furniture
General Manager W. H. Gemmell
and W. H. Strachan, superintendent
of the Minnesota & International
railway, passed through the city
yesterday afternoon from a trip to
International Falls to their
the Pioneer office.
J. H. Wynne was over from Sol
way yesterday on a business mission.
He has been working on the new
Dickinson store building at that
place and stated that the gentleman
is now busy moving his stock of
goods into the new building and
will soon be comfortably located in
his new quarters.
and stickers at
Theodore L?r3on of Buzzle was
in the city yesterday. *r
C. Nobles of Tenstrike is a
Bemidji visitor today.
Phone your order to the Green
house for X-mas flowers.
James Hancock, a prosperous
farmer of Buena Vista, transacted
business in this city today.
J. D. Kibby and C. C. Shope of
Margie, two well-known lumber men,
are in the city on business today.
J. H. Clausen, who conducts the
hotel at Wilton, spent the day in the
city returning home on the afternoon
D. McCauley and J. G. Morrison,
Jr., arrived in the city from Red
Lake this morning and spent today
in the city on business.
Greater values in good clothing
any suit or overcoat at 25 per cent
discount. Try them for Christmas
presents. O'Leary & Bowser.
James Price returned today from
Wilton having completed the con
struction of the new school house,
for which he had the contract.
Anton Erickson, of the firm of
Phibbs & Erickson, spent this after
noon at Rosby, where he is having
considerable wood cutting done.
J. F. Gibbons returned last even
ing from Minneapolis, where he has
been for a few days visiting his
family who are spending a few weeks
at that place.
J. W. Williams, a traveling sales
man of Minneapolis, made this city
yesterday. He has made Bemidji
regularly ever since it was started
and has watched the rapid growth
with interest. He speaks highly
the way Bemidji has grown.
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
DRY TERRITORY EXTENDED
Addition to Area of Chicago Prohibi
Chicago, Dec. 1 .Chicago has one
more square mile of "dry" territory
than it had. The square mile, almost
1 per cent of the entire city, was add
ed to the prohibition area by the city
No oratory marked the addition to
the city's prohibition district With
out comment other than that the dis
trict had been canvassed and that pro
hibition was the desire of its residents
the vote was ordered taken. The re
sult was that by 37 ayes to 25 nays
Chicago is 1 per cent drier than ever
Makes Optimistic Prediction.
Cleveland, Dec. 1 The re-employ
ing of 75 per cent of the men now laid
off in metal trades shops and factories
over the country is predicted for the
first few weeks of the new year by
P. H. Frankel, secretary of the_Na
tional Metal Trades association. The
same optimistic statement is also in*
eluded in the association's regular re
port to its members, who have felt
the effects of the stagnation since Oc
Pushing Magoon for President.
Lincoln, Neb, Dec. &.C. O. Whe
don, law partner of Charles E. Ma
goon, provisional governor of Cuba,
has written to all of the members of
the Republican state central commit
tee asking them to institute a direct
primary to ascertain the choice of the
Republican voters for president. Whe
don is actively pushing Magoon for
the presidency. ,&XhJ'
Colorado State Bank Suspends.
Durango, Colo., Dec. 1 .The Smel
ter City bank of Durango, a state in
stitution, capitalized at $30,000, failed
to open its doors. No statement of
its assets or liabilities has been given
out, but the deposits are believed not
to exceed $100,000. Charles McCon
nell, president of the bank, said that
all liabilities would be paid in full. _
7 ^Danger in Asking Adivce
Fur trimmed foot-wear for baby
at Bemidji Cash Shoe Store.
Lowney's chocolate bon bons are
the best. Only at Petersons.
Unbreakable linen toy books and
other books for young and old at
Remember the masquerade skat
ing carnival to be given at the
rink Christmas night.
When you have a cough or cold
do not ask some one what is good
for it, as there is danger in taking
some unknownSte prepa ration.
Foley's Honey and Tar cures
coughs, colds, and prevents pneu
monia. The genuine is in a yellow
package, Refuse substitutes. E
A* Barker." *~r *mm
AyerUCkerry Pectoral hdoctor'.
Type Writer Supplies
'"We carry a line of Ribbons
for all Standard Machines,
either copying or record Type
Writer Oil, Carbon Paper, Box
Type Writer Paper from 80c per
box of 500 sheets up to $2.00.
You could not please us betterthan to ask your
doctor aboutAver'g CherryPeciortlfor cougha,
JM Jr colds,croup,broncbitis. Thousandsof families
CARTER. (BL TAIT
For Rent7-room house, good location, $15 per month.
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 1
Bemidji Townsite and Im
H. A. SIMONS. Agent. Swedback Block. Bemidji.
Building &A eriaJ
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.
Ow Drug Store. Bemidji, Minn
The Bemidji Pioneer
Up To Date Goods. Well Selected Stock
The Right Place to Get It.
The Pioneer in putting in th stock gives the
People of Bemidji and surrounding country as good
a selection as can be found in any stationery store
"""In this line we carry the Fa
bers, Kohinoors, Dixons, in
black, colored or copying. We
have the artist's extra soft pen
cils as well as the accountant's
hard pencils. *^W^W^
PH We are glad to show you our stationery and :^S
job stock and invite you to call at the office. S
1 ne. tJernidji Pioneer
Che Ccader of tbtm Jllh Price 25 Cents
Ow Drug Store, Bemidij, Minn.
experience f Dnf
always keep it in the house. The approval of
7JicL.SZLPZribcU^dlricy^% have given them great confidence to
it. Use it or not.asyour doctor $ays. "is cough medicine. &&:
comfortable house, $4.00 per month.
We have several partly improved farms near this
city for sale at low prices and easy terms.
We write fire and plate
I Money to loan on farm
CARTER. & TAIT
The best and most complete
line of fasteners to be found any
where. We have the Gem Clipt,,
Niagara, 'OK," "Klip Klip,"
Challenge Eylets and other va
Our blank book stock is *a
carefully. selected line of
books. Special books ordered
on short notice. Our specialties
are handy books for office or