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Chicago, June 18.(Special to
Pioneer.)William H. Taft of Chi
cago was nominated for president
of the United States on first ballot
by a vote of 702.
There was great demonstration
for Ohio's favorite son and the
large vote he received at the conven
tion assures him of loyal support
throughout the state.
HIBBING SHUT OUT BEMIDJI
Continued from First Page
on Hallot's return to the plate.
Calligan doubled to center and
Kleffman scored. Gilligan went out
Norris to Riddell.
Fagan caught Koy's high one to
left. Boyle was retired, Calligan
to Booth. Fagan smothered Wub
bens' fly to left.
Boyle made a fine one hand
catch, retirihg Monyhan. Geisle
man singled past Wubbens, Carroll
sacrificed Geisleman to second.
Booth doubled to left and Geisle
man scored, Booth went to second
and on a dumb play of Bush, who
failed to cover second, went to
third. Fagan singled and Booth
scored. Head hit a safe one, ad
vancing Fagan to third. Kleffman
FERSTWhen we land ^e blay "Oh How
Try I Am."
TwiDfeTWe Don't Blay.
THERDWe dake beer und wot we can
FORDWe stobb blaying den id ist purely
soon dime do lonsch.
(Ad dree a. m. ven eferypody aind't oop.)
FERST BARDTWe Blav
The horse races which will be
pulled off by the Bemidji Jockey
Club Saturday and Sunday are
attracting wide-spread interest
among the Elks who are in attend
DOT L1DDLE GHERMAN BANDT" OV GR00KST0N
Fred Walker, Director.
H. F. Brown, Recording Angel.
many who are not here v..
present time but who will come
The half-mile track at the fair
grounds is in the best condition that
it ever was. The track was rolled
and dragged before the recent ram,
which was just what the ground
needed and the course is now as
smooth as a board and lightening
William Begsley, secretary of the
Bemidji Jockey Club, has recieved
entries from twenty horses, who will
participate in the races.
In the 3 00 class, trot or pace,
which is on on the program for Sat
urday there will be five entries, all
of whom will be very fast for that
In the 2.22 class, the second event
Saturday, there will be fourj entries.
FAST HORSE RACES FOR
TOMORROW AND SUNDAY.
This will give some very good going
and the races will be better than
On Sunday in the free-for-all trot
or pace there will be a race "as is a
*-inn to Prince Hal of this
city there will be JLUIK.
has been reinstated and his record
placed at 2 11#), Bessie Barolite,
owned by Thomas Newby of this
city and Pat Ford, owned by Barrett
The distance flag will be waved in
the race and an attempt will be
made to beat the record of the Be
midji track, which is 2 15. Either
Little Jim or Prince Hal will un
doubtedly cut thib very materially.
In the 2 28 class, trot or pace
four entries which include Bemidji
Belle of this city and three other fast
There are now quartered at the
track eighteen horses, all of whom
are in splendid condition. The
races will be called at 1:30 sharp so
as to be through in ample time to
Taft on First Ballot.
The other candidates and votes
are as follows*
Theodore Roosevelt, 3, James B.
Foi aker of Ohio, 16, Charles W.
Fairbanks, 30, James G. Cannon of
Illinois, 61, Robert LaFollette of
Wisconsin, 25, Charles C. Hughes
New York, 63 and P. C. Knox of
Chicago, June 19.2 p. m.
Riddell died at first. Head got
Collins' fly. Kaehlin retired at
Kaehlin made a nice catch of
Calhgan's fly. Norris threw Gilli
gan out at first. Norris got Mony
han's bunt game.
Halle struck out.
left. Boyle took
filling the bases,
hard for a hit,
Roy singled to
four wide ones,
but rolled on to
Calligan and went out a first.
Geisleman went out, Norris to
Riddell. Norris hit Carroll.
Collins muffled Booth's high fly.
Hallet missed Monyhan's fly, filling
the bases, when two should have
been easy outs. Head bunted
and Carroll was thrown out at the
plate. Kleffman singled and scored,
Booth and Fagan went out trying
Monyhan threw Riddell ouVfo
To Bedt Oon-dil Dey Butd De Lidt On."
SECOND PARTDen ve blays "De Land ov
Den Ve Yinish de Brogram on De Cars,
"Oh Vat a Noodle I Hav Got.
(The Cherman Bandt and the main body
of the 'Crookston Elks' Lodo-e will be in
Bemidji on Tonight's G. N. train from the
witness the ball game between Be
midji and International Falls at 2.30
The following is the official pro
3 00 Class, Trot or Pace $300
5-22 Class, Trot or Pace $300
2 28 Class, Trot or Pace. r. rrr^au^
Free-for all Trot or Pace...'.... $300
In addition to the regular harness
races there will be a special race
which will be a novelty. The fast
pacing pole team belonging to A.
J. Rolland of Moorhead will be pitted
against "Bemidji Belle," the speedy
little local pacer, in matched races
The team owned by Rolland is the
fastest pole team in the state of
Minnesota and the owner has won a
lot of money with his team. The
horses will be hitched to a light
racing wagon, while "Bemidji Belle'
will be driven to a racing bike. This
race will be exciting, as "Bemidji
Belle" is reeling off miles close to
the 2 20 mark, these days.
(Special to Pioneer.)James S
Sherman of New York was, this
morning, nominated for vice-presi
dent by the republican convention.
He received the nomination on first
ballot by a vote of 816.
The balance of the votes were.
Murphy of New Jersey, 77 Guild
of Massachussetts, 75, Sheldon of
Nabraska, 10, Fairbanks 1.
Booth, Gilligan got Collins' roller.
Kaehlin retired on a fly to Fagan.
Calligan flew out to Riddell.
Boyle made a back-hand catch of
Gilligan's short fly. Collins got
Bush died at first, Norris hit to
right and cut first, being called
out. Hallet hit one to Geisleman.
Geisleman clubbed one to Collins.
Carroll singled to left. Norris
walked Booth. Fagan sacrificed
Carroll to third. Norris tightened
up and Head went out on a short
fly to Bush.
Roy fanned. Boyle hit a safe
one over to Calligan. Wubbens
hit to Gilligan, who retired Boyle
Bemidji 0 0000000 00 5 8
Hibbing 00032010 06110
^Fireworks at Petersoh's.
1TURE OE SECOND DAY
Continued from First Page
I refer to an article in the St.
Paul Daily News saying that Be
midji was no nice place for nolding
the convention.f^On behalf of every
Elk now assembled in Bemidji and
of every Elk in the state, I want to
emphatically refute such charges as
are made by the News."
There were many cries of "You
bet," "Hurrah for Bemidji," etc.
In conclusion President Pease
importuned every Elk to be present
at the meeting of the State Associa
tion to be held at 1 30 p. m.
There were loud cries for the
Elks quartette of Crookston and
finally Messrs. Krouse, Touton,
Wessell and Hitchcock came to the
front and responded with "Harrigan,
That's Me." They were cheered to
the echo and finally sang "Tele
phone Up There." The crowd did
not cease calling for them until they
rendered another selection.
The convention was called to
order about 2 o'clock this afternoon.
A full account of the convention
will be given in tomorrow's paper.
Welcomed Hibbmg "Bunch."'
A large crowd of people met the
Hibbing delegation of Elks at the
Great Northern depot yesterday
afternoon. Mayoi Pogue was at the
train to welcome the visitors and
rode in a decorated single-seated
buggy drawn by a fine team of
high-stepping horses. The buggy
was covered by a purple and white
colored canopy top, on the front of
which was the inscription, "Mayor
Pogue, Welcome Elks." The Crooks
ton band and the leception com
mittee were present and gave the
visitors a royal welcome and es
corted the aew arrivals around the
Doings Among iheAntiered
Brethren in Our City.
A. C. Schmidt, "Old Spoon Bill,"
of Crookston came in with the
Crookston herd last night and is
browsing aiound the streets.
C. R. Middleton, the Spooner
attorney, is among the visiting
brethren who is in the midst of the
"swim," here. C. R. has a host of
friends in the north countiy.
James Goodman, who is a mem
ber ot tnc
ovui.rtfPr lodg jsj a 7
and who sells the "El Paterno9"
cigar, hove into sight la.st mat*
has been here (every bit of him) all
day, stirring up things. Jim is one
the very best Elks in the state
and he has a host of friends among
the Bemidji bunch.
A fine bunch of Little Falls Elks,
whose borns are "in the ^lvet,"
during this summer weather, arrived
in the city last evening and proceed
ed to get into the "Pasture" with
the "browsers." They are a warm
bunch and not taking a back seat
for any of the Elks from any other
J. S. Scribner, he of the ball pate
and the seven-day-advantist look,
arrived in the city last evening
from Walker for the purpose of
mixing in the fray here. "Scrib
is county attorney of Cass county Parfcy
and an enthusiastic Elk, and it is
said several of the brethren have
retained him as their council in the
The Hibbing delegation of Elks,
headed by T. J. Godfrey, their ex
alted ruler, and George A. Markham
as "co-booster," arrived in the city
yesterday afternoon, forty strong,
and armed with the healthy deter
mination to secure the 1909 conven
tion. With the great mining in
dustry on the range as a special
feature of the visit to Hibbing, the
delegates took very/kindly to the in
vitation to visit the range town next
year. And besides they're a "durnd"
good bunch and with their elegant
baseball team made a very favorable
impression upon the visiting Elks.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ives of St.
Hilaire are among the Elks who
have been enjoying the convention
and reunion. Mr. Ives is one of
the most populars members of the
antlered bunch, from "down Crooks
ton way," and in his day he could
hold his own with any of the
"browsers.Ig. We are not very well
acquainted "with Mrs. Ives but we
can assure the lady that Harry's
rep with the Elks is that of being a
"steer," and if things go right he
is liable to give the whole bunch a
whirl before he leaves. Mr. Ives is
a candidate for the republican
A large and complete
line of emblems
always on hand.
Mahara's mastodon minstrels, with
their splendid concert band and fine
bunch of colored folks, gave an
elegant performance in the opera
house last evening before a large
and appreciative audience.
During the day the splendid
Mahara Minstrel band, under the
leadership of Quah Clark, appeared
on the streets and captured every
body with their excellent music.
They have a high grade of music
and there are several solos of merit
in the band.
The minstrel performance in the
opera house was very much better
than the average entertainments
given by the traveling minstrel
troupes who make Bemidji. The en
semble singing was of a very high
There are nine ladies in the bunch
of merry makers and with the ele
gant music furnished by the orches
tra, under the direction of Artus
A "LOVE TAP"
Will be played at io
nomination for representative to
the legislature from this district
and he is incidentally lassoing a few
votes while enjoying the convention.
W. W. Koons, exalted rulei of St.
Cloud lodget,htrained up a serenade
night and made the "welkin ring" in
different parts of the city. Mr.
Koons got a hold of the minstrel
quartette and dug up his party in
short order. They went as far as
the home of W. H. Vye, a former
resident of St. Cloud and the crowd
certainly had a jolly time. Mr.
Koons was ably assisted by H. A.
McKenzie, Fred Pi ice, Joseph
Hilbie, P. A. Martin, "Bill" Ander
son and "Bill" Richards, all of St.
Cloud, all of whom were accompan
ied by their wives and Mr. and Mrs.
Richard's daughter. A conspicuous
member of the party was Dr. Bryant
and his wife of St. Paul, who entered
into the zest of the serenade with
proper Elk spirit. W. W. Koons
and the "coons" certainly had a
Arrested on Suspicion.
Jesse Harry of Grand Rapids,
deputy sheriff of Itasca county,
passed through the city this noon
on his way home from Fergus
Falls where he arrested a man by
the name of Reynolds on the
charge of robbing a store and
post office at Ball Club, Mr.
Harry had Reynolds in custody
while passing through here, and
took him to the county jail at
GEOfT: BAKER& CO
Mahara's Minstrels Tonight.
Watch Makers, Diamond Setters
and Manufacturing Jewelers.
The finest equipped workshop and the largest stock of diamonds in northern Minnesota.
Elks' Baseball Game
CARE AND PROMPTNESS ASSURED.
116 THIRD STREET. NEAR. THE LAKE, BEMIDJI THE BEAUTIFUL.
Hughes, the combined vocal and
instrumental effects is very tuneful.
Solan Edwards, the fine interlocu
tor, oosesses a deep bass voice that
is in the "cellar," so to speak, as
compared to other first floor bass
voices. He has a voice of great
volume and stiength and his singing
Harry L. Gilhan, who has been
with the Mahara's for many years,
is just as good as ever. He sang
some very clever songs and his
"mugging" and general all-around
good work, entitles him to a place
in the front ranks of minstrels in
Ed Frv does a Zulu act which he
is highly artistic and very clever.
The Mahara Minstrels are the
best bunch of "coons" that ever
visited this city and those who did
not see them last night should cer
tainly turn out tonight. They're
o'clock tomorrow forenoon.
Minstrel show. last
Bemidji Elks vs.
Special Grand Jury at Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids, June 19.(Special
to Pioneer.)The first special grand
jury ever summoned in Itasca
county began its sessions yesterday
morning. The jurors were all of
them brought in under a special
order made by Judge McClenaban
in view of the developments which
occurred yesterday in the case of
State vs Boindich.
It appeared during the examina
tion of jurors and after four men
had been sworn on the case that the
indictment which had been returned,
charged the commission of the
offence as having taken place on
September 1, 1908. This presented
so serious a question that County
Attorney Thwing relunctantly came
to the conclusion that the indictment
was defective, and so this morning
dismissed the case.
Biondich will probably be re-in
dicted as soon as the witnesses can
be heard by the grand jury. He
has friends who are assisting him and
the case will be stubbornly contest
Peculiar interest has been aroused
over the prosecution, by reason of
the fact that the alleged crime took
place at Nashwauk about the time
of the miners strike last summer.
The defendant was charged with
arson in having set fire to a boarding
house occupied by some of the men
working at the La Rue or Hawkins
mine. The witnesses include some
of the mining company officials
The latter have been anxious, it is
understood, to have the case against
Biondich, pushed ajs hard as circum-
Under the law Biondich is entitled
to five days for preparation of his
defence and in the event that he is
reindicted, will probaply claim this
time. It is feared that this will pro
bably delay the work of the term
somewhat, as at the presenc time
there is no othei criminal case
ready for trial. The witnesses in
the Biondich case will ^probob'y be
held until the case is reached on the
cale.nder, if another indictment is
Richardson's photo Post Cards
Convention scenes, parade, "Little
Cherman Band," goat team, ball
games, etc for sale at Crane &
Gould's and Abercrombie's
Rev. Thomas Mackev, the noted
evangelist, will hold a series of
evangelistic services, beginning
next Sunday. It is expected that
he will bring his large tent, in
which to hold the meetings. Th
services next Sunday will be
the Presbyterian church. In the
evening at 8 o'clock, there will be
a union meeting of all the churches.
All the churches in tne city are
invited to join in these meetings.
Remember the day and date,*
Sunday June 21, at the Presby
terian church, morning and even
Wiilard Pitcher, a farmer
living south of here, was arrested
yesterday morning on a charge of
wife-beating, Pitcher was ar
raigned before Judge Simons yes
terday afternoon and was fined $5
and costs and forced to give bonds
to keep the peace.
Richardson's photo Post Cards
Convention scenes, parade, "Little
Cherman Band," goat team, ball
games, etc,, for sale at Crane &
Gould's aud Abercrombie's.
ONE CENT A WORD.
WANTEDCompetent girl for
housework. Inquire 1107 Bel
FOR SALELath $1.25,
$2.50 per M. Douglas
Co., Telephone 371.
FOR SALE OR RENT.
511 Minnesota avenue.
FOR RENTPasturage for stock
one-half mile west of this city.
Inquire of E. H. Winter & Co.
FOR RENTStore building now
occupied by the Mart. W. J.
Markham. Phone 360.
FOR RENTTwo desirable front
rooms furnished, J. Peterson, Jr.,
700 Bemidji avenue.
FOR RENTFurnished rooms
with bath. Inquire 609, Be
FOR RENT: Nicely furnished
rooms. Inquire 214 Minn. Ave.
LOST and FOUND
FOUND Ladies pocketbook.
Owner can have same by identi
fying it at the^ Elks' headquarters
in the Markham block.
FOUNDLadies Jacket Apply^
at Pioneer Office.
WANTED to Rent Parties having
furnished cottage to rent please,
address Box 501 Bemidji, Minm-