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MISS EUGENIA OLIVER
ART O PIANO PLAYING
415 MINNESOTA AVE
FRANK A JACKSON
D. H. FISZ
Atto ney and Counsellor at Law
Office over Post Office
E. E McDonald
ATTORNEY A LAW
aaU4P. fUnn. Offle*: Swdtck Block
FRANCIS S. ARNOLD, LL.M.
Land Titles Examined and Deraigned
8oa Beltrami Ave.
PHYAICIAN5 AND SURQBONA.
Dr. Rowland Gilmorf
Phynician and Surgeon
Offlca: raiM Block ______
DR. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
PhvsiHan and burgeon
Office in nayo Bloek
Phm 596 PKoixe 597
L. A. WARD, M. D.
Office over First National Bank. Phone No.
House No. 6oi Lake Blvd. Phone No. 35
Dr. A. E. Henderson
Physician and Surgeon
Office over First National Bank, Bemidji, MJnn
Office Phone 36. Residence Phone 7*
DR. J. T, TUOMY
rt National Bank Bu Id'*. Telephone No. aao
Telephone Number aoo
Third St.. one block wert of i*t Natl Bank
DRAY AND TRAN5FBR.
Dray and Transfer.
Phone 40. 404 Beltrami Ave
Dray and baggage.
Phone No. 58
Safe and Piano 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, ninn
L. LASHER. & CO.
C. L. Lasher. Manager
Every Evening 7:30 to 10:30
Saturday Afternoon 2-30 to 3 30
North Wales, England
For Hate of the Miller
When the Song Birds Sing
An Art'st of Workman
Who Winked at the Soldier
Vaughan & Wolfe
in the County Sheriff
Program Changes Without Notice
Admission 1 0 and 1 5 Cents
BISIAR & FRASER
can sell you
Pianos and Organs
direct from the largest fac
tory in the world and save
you jobbers profits
W are also agents for the
Singer and Wheeler & Wil
son Sewing Machines,
All goods sold on easy month
ly payments. Call or write us
for catalogue and prices,
Sewing Machine Repairing
promptly attended to.
Bisiar & Fraser
311 rilnneaota Ave. Phone 319
Delivered to your
door every evening
Only 40c per Month
Skating at the rink tomorrow
The under muslin sale is now on
Andrew Shelgren of Littlefork
was in the city yesterday.
Safety deposit boxes for rent.
Lumbermens National Bank.
Great sale of house dresses, wrap
pers and curtains at Berman Empor
C. W. Speelman, the Northome
merchant, returned to his home last
Thomas Keefe, the Bagley attorn
ney, was a visitor in the city yester
day, on legal business.
For painting, paper hanging and
kalsomining, call on Barnell and
Hand, south of Hotel Burroughs.
Don't forget to attend the Milli
nery Opening now being held at
Mrs. Henrionnet's new Millinery
James A. Murray, the well known
Blackduck pioneer, visited in Bemidji
yesterday, and returned to his home
"Jim" Goodman, the "El Paterno
man," left this morning for Walker
to take orders among the merchants
at the Cass county seat.
Come and see the most magnifi
cent display of millinery, dry goods
and ladies' tailored garments, March
25, at Berman Emporium.
George Stein, ex-cashier for the
Great Northern Railway company
at Cass Lake, spent yesterday after
noon and evening in Bemidji.
Those delicious tea cakes that
were served at the afternoon club
entertainment were made with
Hunt's Perfect Baking Powder and
Harry Bliler, who is in the em
ploy of the Grand Forks Lumber
company, returned last evening
from Northome, where he had been
in the interest of his company.
Mable Blanchard, who has been
visiting in this city with Maud
Dowker, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Dowker, returned last even
ing to her home at Fort Francis.
J. P. Johnson left last evening for
his home at Northome, after having
spent two days in this city on busi
ness. Mr. Johnson says that busi
ness is good at his place, in North
B. W. Lakin, superintendent of
logging for the Crookston Lumber
company, went to Kelliher last even
ing to look after some timber inter
ests which the company has at that
James Sturdevant, who conducts a
drink emporium at Tenstrike, spent
yesterday in the city, paying taxes
and looking after some other busi
ness matters. He returned to his
home last evening.
An invitation.The ladies of Be
midji and vicinity are cordially in
vited to attend my Millinery Open
ing at 309 Minnesota Avenue,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday of
this week. Mrs. A. P. Henrionnet.
L. Latterel, who has been in the
city as a witness before the grand
jury, went to his home at Funkley
last evening. He returned to Be
midji this morning, and will remain
here until the jury is through with
Harrissey King of Mcintosh spent
a portion of yesterday in the city.
Mr. King is now general agent for
the Great Northern Copper company,
and he is appointing agents for cer
tain territory, in the interest of that
Mat Jones returned last evening
to his home at Northome, after hav
ing spent yesterday in the city, look
ing after some business matters.
Matt says that Northome will have
another strong ball team during the
coming summer, and that he hopes
to have a "tussle" with the Bemidji
team some time after the roses bloom
Archdeacon Parshall of Cass Lake
came over from his home yesterday
afternoon and left last evening for
International Falls, where he is con
ducting Episcopalian services today.
Rev. Parshall states that the Episco
palian people at the "Falls" have a
nice church, and there is much inter
est in the work of his denomination
at that place.
March 25th is the date at Ber
Orina Laxative Fruit Syrup isa
new remedy, an improvement on
the laxatives of former years, as it
does not gripe or nauseate and is
pleasant to take. It is guaranteed.
E A. Barker.
Skating at the rink tomorrow
Opening, ^millinery and dry goods
March 25 at Berman's.
James Huyck left today for Man
dan to resume his duties as a com
J. W. Murray of Kelliher spent
yesterday in the city and returned
to his home last evening.
Thomas Medley came in last
evening from his home at Park
Rapids, and spent the night in the
D. Boe passed through the city
this morning from Kelliher on his
way to points in Wisconsin on a
D. A. McFarland left last night
for Brainerd, accompanying the
M. & I. pile driver as master me
H. N. Douglas, of the Douglas
Lumber company, returned last
evening from a business trip to Min
Frank Lattimer of Turtle River
returned to his home last evening,
having transacted business in the
A. A. Goodrich, general manager
for the Carpenter-Lamb company,
came down this morning from a
business trip "up north."
Lafayette Shaw, who is in the
employ of the State Timber Board,
as cruiser, came down this morn
ing from a trip "up north."
J. T. Dolan ("jack") was in town
today circulating among the local
merchants in the interest of the
Twohy-Eiman company of Duluth.
Dr. Koch, the Blackduck physic
ian and surgeon, returned to his
home at Blackduck last evening,
having spent yesterday in the
L. F. Johnson, general north
country representative for the C.
A. Smith Timber company, returned
last evening from a trip to Minnea
Mrs. John Vogler, who has been
living on a claim with her husband
near Nebish, left this morning for
St. Paul to visit with her sister,
Mrs. C. H. Miles.
Harry Mills left last evening for
International Falls on an official
inspection trip over the line of the
M. & I. railway, for which company
he is roadmaster.
Bemidji Souvenir Envelopes
printed, advertising the dates foi
holding the Eemidji Bible Confer
ence, on sale at the Pioneer office a1
15c per package.
J. F. Eagan, the engineer for the
M. & I. railway, came up last even-
ing from Brainerd. "Tust a little
more unfinished business," quoth
J. F. when asked as to the import I Charles Wolf of the same age.
of his trip.
Standing room was at a premium
at the Brinkman Family theatre last
night That the Ranfs have "made
good" is without question. They
change their vaudeville acts tonight.
Show starts 7:108:109:10.
George E. Erickson, the Spooner
attorney, left yesterday for Red
Lake Falls on a legal trip.
will return to Bemidji tomorrow and
remain here until two cases in court
in which he is interested was dis
F. L. Vance, the gentleman who
has made "Moose Lodge" famous,
passed through the city yesterday
from Northome on his way to St.
Paul on a business trip. Mr. Vance's
homestead, on Squaw lake, southeast
of Northome, is designated by the
proprietor as "Moose Lodge."
Miss Jessie Carpenter and Hud
son Britton were united in arriage
last evening by Judge M. G. Slo
cum, who is fast becoming iamous
as a tier of knots matrimonial.
Mr. and Mrs. Britton will make
their home on a farm with the
groom's parents, six miles northwest
Barney Johnson, brother-in-law of
of County AttorneyjHenry FunkJley
came down this morning from his
farm near Foy, and will visit in the
city for two days. Mr. Johnson is
one of the pioneer homesteaders of
the Battle River country arid has
stuck to his claim until he now has
a fine farm.
J. E. Campbell, the ex-mayor of
Fosston, and one of the best of
good fellows over at that place, re
turned to his home last night, after
having spent two days in this city,
waiting to act as a witness in the
case of K. G. Balstad of Fosston vs.
T. P. Pogue of this city* which in
volves a dispute oyer some hay.
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Skating at the rink tomorrow
Frank Horton departed this morn
ing for Staples via Brainerd.
March 25th is the day of the
great spring opening at Berman's.
W. A. Gould, of the Bemidji Lum
ber company, went to Brainerd this
For saleSix-room cottage, with
lot 30x140. Building in good repair.
G. W. Frost, 1005 Minnesota Ave.
W. T. Blakeley, the Farley log-
ger, came down from his home
this morning and spent today in the
Given Up to Die
B. Spiegle, 1204 N. Virginia St.,
Evansville, Ind., writes: "For
over five years I was troubled with
kidney and bladdet affections
which caused me much pain and
worry. I lost flesh and was all
run down, and a year ago had to
abandon work entirely. I had
three of the best physicians who
did me no good and I was prac
tically given up to die. Foley's
Kidney Cure was recommended
and the first bottle gave me great
relief, and after taking the second
bottle I was entirely cured*" why
not let it help you. E.' A. Barker
HAVE CHANCE TO EXIST.
Witness Says Independent Oil Men
Are Now Prosperous.
Cleveland, March 19At the open
ing of the hearing in the government's
ouster suit against the Standard Oil
company Lewis Emery, Jr., of Brad
ford, Pa., testified, almost exclusively,
upon the number, names and capacity
of independent refineries existing in
1895 in Pennsylvania and other states.
"A lot of new refineries have been
built since we obtained some liber
tiesabout ten in the past four or
five years, most of them in Kansas
and Oklahoma, aU independent," Mr
Emery said. "Generally speaking," he
continued, "the independent refineries
have added, up to now, about 25 per
cent capacity over their capacity of
"What was the date of your eman
cipation?" Mr. Rosenthal, for the de
"Since President Roosevelt has
been, working on his own hook," re
plied the witness.
"Since this movement began pros
perity among the independents has
been general throughout the coun-
"Yes, in the oil business and along
other lines of business."
Karl Hau Hopelessly III.
Karlsruhe, March 19.Karl Hau,
the former professor of Washington,
D. C., who is serving a life sentence
here for the murder of his mother-in
law, Prau Molitor, in 1906, is hopeless
ly ill of consumption in the Bruchsal
penitentiary. The man's illness, which
developed only a few weeks ago,
passed the intermediate stages with
extraordinary rapidity and the doc
tors declare that there is no hope of
saving his life.
Amateur Boxer Killed.
Philadelphia, March 19.In an ama
teur boxing tournament following the
regular performance at the Bijou
theater here, Willie Robinson, aged
nineteen years, was killed by a blow
3 over the heart while boxing with
Minneapolis, March 18.Wheat
May, fl.06% July, $1.04%. On track
No. 1 hard, $1.08% No. 1 Northern,
$1.07%j No. 2 Northern, $email@example.com%
No. 3 Northern, $1.00.
Dirluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, Marcti 1$.WheatTo ar
rive and on trackNo. 1 hard, $1 09
No. 1 Northern, $107 May, $1.05
July, $1.08%. FlaxTo arrive and on
track, $1.16% May, $1.16% July,
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, March 18.CattleGood
to choice steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org fair to
good, $email@example.com, good to choice cows
and heifers, $25@4 25 veals, $3.75
5.25. Hogsfirstname.lastname@example.org. SheepWeth
ers, $email@example.com good to choice lambs,
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, A larch 18.CattleBeeves,
$firstname.lastname@example.org cows and heifers, $2 10@
5.40 Texans,, $4.15@5 00 calves, $5 00
@6.50 Western cattle, $4 25@5 20,
stackers and .feeders, $3.10 5.00. Hogs
Light, $email@example.com mixed, $4.60@
4.95 heavy, $V firstname.lastname@example.org rough, $4 60
@4.70 pigs, $3.80@4 40 Sheep, $4.25
@6.60 yearlings., $6,00 6.90 lambs,
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, March 18*WheatMay,
95%@95%c July, SO^c Sept, 87%c.
CornMay, 67%c July, 64y8c Sept.,
3@63%c. OatsMay, old, 54%
54%c, May, 53%c July, old, 48%c
July, 46%c Sept, 3fc%c. PorteMay,
12.50 July, $12.90. BufcterCream
eries, 2228%c dteiries, 20@26o. Eggs
15}&C. PoultryTMr&Qysy, 14c chick
ens, 12c springs, 12}ftc.
No Case on Record.
There is no case on record ofa
cough or cold resulting in pneu
monia or consumption after Foley's
Honey and Tar has been taken,
as it will stop your cough and
break up your cold quickly. Re
fuse any but the genuine oley's
Honey and Tar in a yellow pack
age. Contains no opiates and is
safe and sure. E A. Barker.
HIS DESIRED EFFECT
Presence of Warsliips Improves
Situation in Hayti.
CHANGE OF ATTITUDE SHOWN
Government of President Nord Alexis
Again Authorizes the Safe Conduct
Out of the Country of the Refugees
In Foreign Consulates.
Paris, March 19.Official advices
received here fiom Hayti indicate that
tho arrival at Pert au Prince of for
eign warships has produced the de
sired effect upon President Nord Al
exis. Carteron, the French minis
ter, cables that the government has
abandoned its intransigent attitude,
that the re embarkation of the refu
gees has been authorized and that
safe conducts have been gra ted for
the departure of General Firmm and
the other revolutionary agitators who
had taken asylum at the legations and
consulates at Port au Prince and Gon
aives Carteron gives much cred
for this improved state of affairs to
the active intervention of Borno,
the minister of state, who was the
first to counsel this course of action
All danger of an attack on the lega
tions or consula+es is now considered
at an end
CONFIRMED AT WASHINGTON
Situation in Hayti Reported Much
Washington, March 19Advices to
the state department from Hayti indi
cate that the situation there has been
greatly relieved by the arrival of war
ships ordered there by the various
governments Minister Furniss saj-s
that the Havtian minister of foreign
affairs has official] notified the Ger
man and French ministers that the
refugees in their consulates will be
allowed to embark and depart from
Hayti This order is believed here to
have resulted from the presence of
the warships It also is indicated in
the dispatches that the presence of
the ships has quieted public feeling
and that no immediate danger of fur
ther trouble is apprehended.
SMIRNOFF BADLY WOUNDED
Fights Duel With General Fock at St.
St. Petersburg, March 19.Lieuten-
ant General Smirnoff was probably fa
tally wounded in a duel fought here
with Lieutenant General Fock. The
men met in the riding school of the
Chevalier guard regiment and fought
with pistols, standing close to each
other when the shots were exchanged
The duel was caused by the mem
orandum written by General Smirnoff
on the siege of Port Arthur, in which
he questioned the courage of General
Fock. The latter considered that his
honor and reputation were involved
ana challenged the author of the
The riding school was placed at the
disposition of the combatants by the
commander of the regiment and the
duel occurred with the full knowledge
and approbation of the military au
thorities. It was witnessed by several
officers of high rank and it is even
reported that several women were
General Smirnoff was acting com
mandant of the Port Arthur fortress
during the siege and at the time of its
surrender to the Japanese After his
return to Russia he prepared a secret
report of the defense of Port Arthur,
which was the basis of the indict
ments on which Lieutenant General
Stoessel, Lieutenant General Fock and
Major General Reiss were tried for
their lives before the supreme court
TO CURB A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets
Druggists refund money if it fails to cure
13. W. GROVE'S signature is on each box
NOTICE ON SPECIAL ELECTION
of Independent School District of Bemidji.
"Whereas a petition has been presented to
the undersigned, as clerk of said district, re
auesting that a special meeting of the legal
voters of said district be called at the time
and place, and for the purposes hereinafter
Now therefore, notice is hereby given, that
a special election of the legal voters of Inde
pendent school district of Bemidji will be
held at the Central school house located in
block four (4) of the First Addition to Be
midji, in the city of Bemidji, Beltrami
county, Minnesota, on Friday, the 27th day of
March, 1908, at four o'clock for the pur
pose of voting upon the proposition of pur
chasing the tract of land hereinafter de
scribed, for a school site and the erection of a
high school building thereon, in said school
district, and that the bonds of said school
district, in the amount of thirty-five thous
and dollars (135,000), in denominations of one
thousand dollars ($1,000) each, bearing Interest
at the rate of five (5) per cent per annum,
payable in fifteen years from date of issue,
interest payable semi-annually, be Issued for
the purchase of said site and the erection of
the said high school building thereon
The description of the said lands proposed
for the said school site is Block of Bemidji
Townsite & Improvement Company's Sub
division of Outlots C. andE of Bemidji.
Beltrami County. Minnesota
Dated this 16th dav of March, 1908
GRAHAM M. TORRANCE,
flan it be true
that you shop during
Telephone buying is
the proper way.
Use the Northwestern"
MB H(| pBHI,
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.
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
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Judging from the tops of their heads,ftfte
people like hard-wood floors! Toolate now
forAyer's Hair Vigor to completely cover
this upper story, but
!__^e__HqtrVigor destroys dandruff. Formula with each bottle, fcgffi
THE NOTED PALMIST,DEAD TRANCE
CLAIRVOYANT AND MAGNET HEALER.
If yoif are in trouble don't fail to consult this gifted lady.
All questions answered satisfactorily. Any party dis-
satisfied, your money will be cheerfully refunded.
Life Reading, 50c and $1.00
FISH FOR LENT
We have choice Salt Mackerel, White-
fish,^ Trout, ^"Salmon and Herring.
SMOKE SALMO N AN CODFISH
We also have choice canned Salmon
and Sardines, imported and donestic.
FOE & [M A USEN
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. liilaire Retail Lbr. Co.
may add a
o.r Hai Vigor Doe hair
Whyuau Treat your dandruffs and here andthere bythe systematic useof
escape baldness. Your doctor will tell you
J. O. Are Co.,
Just to remind you of
the importance of sav
ing your teeth. That's
DR. 6. M. PALMER
Don't Fail to See Her at the Hotel Brinkman
Cbc Deader of them Jill. Price 25 ents
Ow Drug Store, Bemidij, Minn.
The Bemidji Pioneer
Up To Date Goods. Well Selected Stock
Tho Right Place to Get It.
The Pioneer in putting in this stock gives the
People of Bemidji and surrounding country as good
a selection as can be found in any stationery store
We are glad to show you our stationery and
job stock and invite you to call at the office.
Ow Drug Store, Bemidji, Minn.
The best and most complete
line of fasteners to be found any
where. We have the Gem Clips,
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