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THE BEMIDJ1 DAILY PIONEER
PUBLI8HKD WHBY ATTBBNOON,
BEMIDJI PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By CLYDE J. PRYOR.
Entered in the postofflce at Bemidji. Minn.!
as second class matter.
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After all, the feature of the cam
paign was reserved to the last. It
was the effort of John D. Rockefeller
to ally himself with one of the great
parties, and the indignant denial of
both parties of a refuge to the rich
est man in the world.
This is Interesting and somewhat
amusing. But what sensation must
it give Mr. Rockefeller! Here is the
richest man in the world, the man
who has given more millions to edu
cation than any one else on earth
the man vrho supports foreign mis
sions, home missions and important
benevolent enterprises. Yet Mr.
Rockefeller, the richest man in the
world today, cannot announce how
he is going to vote without causing
consternation in two great parties.
It is sad, but true, that neither
party can afford the luxury of Mr.
Rockefellers support. He is a poli
cal pariah. His money has made him
suspected. The letters of Archbold
have put the capstone upon the
monument to unpopularity and dis
trust which the Standard Oil com
pany has been raising.Minneapolis
LA. G. Rutledge.]
Carrying water on both shoulders
is about as ticklish a proposition as
carrying a chip on one.
Some men are so wearisome in
insisting that they accept every man
as a brother that very few acknow
ledge the kinship.
If you want to startle a man,
take him to one side and ask him
suddenly but earnestly: "Why do
you wear your whiskers that way?"
You will notice that when a man
backslides he gauges his slide so
that he can bump into a crowd
when he begins to shoot repent
Get a man to tell you what a hard
time he had when he was young
and he will go around talking about
what an entertaining conversation
alist you are.
The trouble about changes in
women's fashions is that about the
time you manage to think one
fashion is pretty it is changed to
one that is worse than ever.
Duty on Advertisements One of
Berlin, Nov. .The Imperial finance
reform bill to be introduced in the
reichstag will produce, according to
the latest estimates, $119,000,000 a
year. It includes the assessment on
the spirit monopoly, which is expect
ed to yield $25,000,000 a fresh tax on
tobacco, $19,250,000 a succession
duty, $23,000,000 a duty on beer, $25,-
000,000 a duty on wines, $5,000,000
duties on electricity and gas, $12,500,-
000, and a duty on advertisements,
FOR NIGHT RIDERS.
Three Hundred Warrants Will Be
Union City, Tenn., Nov. 1.Upon
thr affidavits of James S. Deacon,
relative of Captain Quinten Rankin
Hlllsman Taylor, son of Colonel R. Z.
Taylor, and J. C. Burdick, owner of
the fish docks at Samburg, which were
nee destroyed by night riders, 300
state warrants for the arrest of 100 al
leged night riders will be issued by
Justice R. Polk. There are three sets
of warrants against each of the 100
..ien, and of this number at least two
thirds are already under arrest or
paroled. One set of warrants charges
murder in the first degree. Th$ seo
ond set charges assault with intent to
commit murder while masked, also a
capital offense, and the third set
charges the parties named with going
masked upon the premises of another
In the night time. The maximum pun
ishment for this offense is twenty-one
years In the penitentiary.
Thug Caught After Hot Chase.
New York, Nov. i.After an excit
ing chase in an automobile a highway
man who had knocked down and
robbed Mrs. Robert Lissauer in Park
avenue, turned at bay on the platform
of the elevated road and was captured.,
after being beaten into insensibility
Dowager Empress of China
6REATEST DAY AT AMOY
United States Naval Officers Ten.
dered a Reception on Chinese
Cruiser and Later on Shore and AH
Join in Drinking to the Health of
the Aged Woman Who Is the Reaf
Ruler of China.
Amoy, China, Nov. .The seventy
fourth anniversary of the birth of the
dowager empress of China was cele
brated here and the event was made
the greatest day of the festivities in
honor of the visiting American battle
ships under Rear Admiral Emory.
There was a reception on board the
Chinese, cruiser Bai Chi in the morn
ing and another reception on shore at
the Nan Pu Tou Miao temple at noon.
DOWAGER EMPRESS OF CHINA.
A national salute was fired at noon in
honor of the empress' birthday by all
the warships in the harbor, which to
At the reception on shore no toasts
were proposed until the company had
officially adjourned. Then Prince Yu
Lang proposed the health of the em
press dowager. All the sailors and
officers present, as well as the other
guests of the government, Chinese
and foreign, joined in the cheers and
drank to the toast.
Emory Sends Congratulations.
Peking, Nov. /.The foreign board
has received congratulations from the
American legation and from Rear Ad
miral Emory in command of the
American squadron now being enter
tained by the Chinese government at
Amoy upon the anniversary of the
birth of .the dowager empress. The
admiral thanks the government also
for the splendid reception accorded
the visiting warships by Prince Yu
BOND ISSUE IMMINENT.
Government to Offer $50,000,000 in
Canal Two Per Cents.
New York, Nov. '..It is currently
reported in the financial district that
the government will soon offer $50,-
000,000 in Panama canal 2 per cent
bonds. In addition to the need of
money to replace that spent in the
work of canal construction the gov
ernment must on Nov. 20 redeem the
$14,000,000 of one-year bonds issued
as one of the principal relief meas
ures at the time of the financial flurry
RESULT OF QUARREL
Two Killed in Shooting Affray at Ard
Ardmore, Okla., Nov. !*D. B.
Cook, a constable from Mulkey, and
J. A. Simes, a farmer of Provence,
were shot and instantly killed on
East Main street in Ardmore by John
Braziel, a local character. James
Biggs, a farmer and a companion of
the two dead men, was seriously
wounded. Braziel was arrested. The
quartette had been drinking and quar
reled. TOWN NEARLY WIPED OUT
Twenty-two Buildings Burned at Sa
vannah, N. Y.
Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. ,The vil
lage of Savannah, twenty miles west
of here, was almost wiped out by a
fire. Twenty-two buildings were de
stroyed loss, $150,000. The buildings
destroyed include two hotels, the op
era house, postofflce, two telephone
offices, fourteen stores and a ware
Spends Last Cent for Violets.
Philadelphia, Nov. A record of
weeks of search for work and of suc
cessive stages of despair, leading to
suicide, was left behind by Herbert
Wells, a young man from New Or
leans, who killed himself in a Market
Jtreet hotel. In the dead man's room
was a bunch of violets purchased
with his last few pennies.
School Superintendent Suicides.
Aitken, Minn., Nov. J.F. O. King,
superintendent of schools here for sis
years, committed suicide by taking
poison. Poor health and overwork
had unsettled his reason. He was
forty-two years of age.
MRS. HAINS' CONFESSION
Much Talked of Document Read in
New York, Nov. ..The much
talked of confession of Mrs. Claudia
L. Hains, which, it is alleged, unbal
anced the mind of her husband, Cap
tain Peter C. Hains, Jr., and caused
him to kill William E. Annis, was
read in court by J. F. Mclntyre, coun
sel for the Hains brothers.
The confession was introduced in
an .gffort Jto_prevent _tue -trial of
Jenkins*Hains^'eingf cattecTlor three
months. The court will set the date
of trial next Monday.
The confession of Mrs. Hains was
short. It was made on May 30. It is
temarkable, inasmuch as it absolves
Annis in a way.
Mrs. Hains, according to the docu
ment, says that one month after the
departure of the captain from Fort
Hamilton she made marked advances
to Annis. That she was successful is
told in the remainder of the confes
The document cites the number of
the house at East Sixteenth street,
Manhattan, which it says she visited
with Annis twelve times.
These meetings were always during
the day. On one occasion, the con
fession says, she was with him in
the evening at the apartment of Percy
DEER TIES UP A MILL
Frightened Animal Jumps Into Ma
chinery of Steel Plant.
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Nov. ik
One thousand men were made idle for
several hours at the plant of the Al-1
gona Steel company when a deer ran i
into a mill and jumped into the rolls i
which were making steel rails. The
machinery was stopped and the deer
was so badly injured that it had to be
When first seen the deer was ac-_
companied by a large buck and was
emerging from the river. The buck
was frightened away before it reached
the mill, but the doe, scared by a
yard engine, ran into the mill and
leaped into the machinery.
Visit of Fleet Brought Forth
Victoria, B. C, Nov. 1.Rarely
have the newspapers of any country
indulged in more complimentary ref
erences to another nation than did
the newspapers of Japan upon the
occasion of the recent visit of the
American battleship fleet. Copies of
extra and regular editions in Japa
nese and in English, issued in some,
instances u~der most difficult circum
stances, have arrive'd on the steamer
One of the most eloquent is the
Kokumin Shimbun, which says:
"The cordial relations between
America anc Japan are a guarantee
for the world's peace, the keystone of
a pervading civilization and a ladder
to the higher development of human-
Four Workmen Badly Hurt.
Duluth, Nov. .Four men were in
jured on the new courthouse. Charles
Nichols, foreman, will die, and Fred
Mooney of Duluth, a structural iron
Worker, cannot survive his injuries.
The mast of the derrick slipped from
Jts socket and the men fell from the
fifth to the first floor.
Charged With Night Riding.
Little Rock, Ark., Nov. 1.Twenty-
six men in Craighead county, arrest
ed for night riding, have been held for
the grand jury in bonds of $800. A
special session of court convenes on
Nov. 9 to try the cases.
When you spend
your good money for
your Fall or Winter
suit or overcoat
you want full value.
That's good busi
You ought to get
the correct style of
the season, good mak
ing and finishing, and
Getting these good
things you will get
some return for your
But get mor.
You want wear
and you can only get
wear when you get
Roosevelt Will Sail for Af
rica on larch E
fiOES TO NAPLES FIRST
From Italian Port Hunting Party Will
8a11 for Mombassa, East Africa, Via
the Suez Canal and Aden, 4 Sea
Journey of Seventeen DaysAr
rangements Made for Six Months if)
Heart of Africa,
New York, Nov. '.The Times
Prom an excellent authority the
Times learns that President Roose
velt plans to leave New York on
March 13, nine days after the inau
guration, by the North German Lloyd
liner Koenig Albert for Naples, via
Gibraltar, where the liner Is due on
Besides his son Kermit, who will
take photographs of the big game In
Africa, he will be accompanied by a
professor from the Smithsonian Insti
tute and an official from the navy de
From Naples Mr. Roosevelt and his
party will travel on one of the Ger
man East African steamers to Mom*
bassa, via the Suez canal and Adei
a sea journey of seventeen days, in
So far no arrangements have been
made for the six months the party
will spend in Uganda province, be
tween the coast and Port Florence, a"
distance of 584 miles. On Lake Vic
toria Nyanza the party will embait
for Entebbe, in Central Africa. One
thing is certain, Mr. Roosevelt will
not enter the Congo territory.
President Roosevelt has received an
invitation from Mr. McMillan, nephew
of the late Senator James McMillan
of Detroit, who owns 50,000 acres of
forest, mountain and jungle In the
Nairobi district of Uganda, to shoot
over his estates and use the comfort
able shoeti^g boxes that have been
erected in various sections where big
game Is to be found.
Declines Special Privileges.
London, Nov. i.The colonial office,
it is learned, recently offered Presi
dent Roosevelt the freedom of the
government shooting preserves in
Africa. Mr. Roosevelt replied that he
wished to be treated only as a pri
vate oitizen and that he did not de
sire special privileges.
AFTER HARVESTER TRUST
.clothes made of all
wool materials all
wool, nothing but
Suits or overcoats
of all wool materials
hold color,hold shape,
stand up under wear.
Wool helps you to
get your money's
craft suits and over
coats have style, all
are perfectly made
and they come in
latest and best
in Suit Involves Several Millions
Chicago, Nov. t.Maxwell Edgar re
peats, in a replication filed in his
mandamus proceedings against Cyrus
H. McCormick and others of the In
ternational Harvester company, that
unpaid taxes on the property involved
amount to several million dollars..
In his petition for a writ to compel
the board of review to assess the
wonerty. chiefly stock of the Harves-
TO CURB A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund money if it falls to cure.
E. W. GROVE'S signature is on each box. 25c.
15he NEW GROCERY
Our store is headquarters for the best
lines of grocerie?, fresh and canned fruits,
tea, coffee, spicesin fact anything in the
grocery line can be found here.
FRESH EGGS AND CREAMERY BUTTER
ROE (8L MARKUSEN
206 or 207
But, you don't
want to spend more
of your good money
than you should.
craft is the only line
of men's clothing
made that is guar
anteed pure wool and
sells at from #10 to
25 for suit or over
will give you full re
turn for your good
It's best to come
in earlywhile the
stock is complete*
It had escaped assessment in 1903,
1904, 1906 and 1906. The' total assess
ment for these years, and including
1907, he asserted, was. almost $400,-
000,000. r" 7 /*z
NEW TRIAL DENIED.
Decision in Case of Men Convicted of
Washington, Nov. '..Justice Staf
ford of the supreme court of the Dis
trict of Columbiahas overruled the
motions for new trial made by Fred
erick A. Hyde and Joost H. Schneider,
convicted last spring of conspiracy to
defraud the United States in connec
tion with securing land grants in Ore
gon and Washington The motion to
arrest the judgment was not dispose-!
of, pending which the sentence prob
ably will be deferred. The defend
ants alleged the jury was coerced into
agreeing on the verdict and sought to
have the jurors interrogated.
ON ADVICE OF THE POWERS
Servia Declares She Has No Hostile
Designs on Austria-Hungary.
Belgrade, Nov. .At the moment
Crown Prince George is returning
heme from his visit to St. Petersburg,
the Servian government, acting on the
advice of the powers, has issued an
official repudiation of any hostile de
signs on Austria-Hungary, together
with a declaration that Servia awaits
the issue of the international con
gress hopefully, trusting in friendly
powers to plead her just cause.
KEEPS BANKRUPT'S GIFTS
Court Denies Motion to Dispossess
New York, Nov. *Judge Holt de
nied a motion in the "United States
district court directing Edna Wallace
Hopper, the actress, to turn over to
ex-Congressman Charles E. Llttlefield,
receiver for the bankrupt brokerage
firm of A. O. Brown & Co., the auto
mobile and life insurance policies
which Albert O. Brown, head of the
firm, presented to his fiancee before
the collapse of the firm.
Two Aged Farmers Killed.
Buffalo, Minn., Nov. i.Herman
Krause and William Wandersee, aged
about sixty, pioneer farmers of
Wright county, were run down by a
Soo line passenger train while on
their way +0 the polls to vote and
were almost instantly killed. Emil
Krause, a son of one of the dead men,
was probably fatally injured. The
fourth man escaped by jumping.
$100 Reward, $100.
The readers of this paper will be pleased
to learn that there is at least one dreaded
disease that science has been able to cure in
all its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is the only positive cure now
known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh
beincr a constitutional disease, requires a
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, acting directly
upen the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system, thereby destroying the foundation
of thedisease, andgiving thepatientstrength
bybuilding up the constitution and assisting
nature in doing its work. The proprietors
have so much faith in its curative powers
that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any
case that it fails to cure. Send for list of
Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
Sold by all Druggists. 75c-
Take Hail's Family Pills for constipation.
It something pure and nice is wanted to flavor
cakes, pies or puddings get i
Vanilla, Lemon or Orange.
We carry in stock at all limes a com
plete line of lumber and building material
of all descriptions.
Call in and look over our special line of
fancy glass doors. We have a large and
well assorted stock from which you can
make your selection.
WE SELL 16 INC SLAB WOOD
St.Hilaire Retail Lbr. Co.
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 w?U be sold on
For further particulars write or call
Bemidji Townsite and Im
H. A. SIMONS. Agent. Swedback Block, Bemidji.
The Pioneer keeps on hand
all the standard makes of
Typewriter Ribbons, at the
uniform price of 75*cents for
all ribbons except the two-
and three-color ribbons and
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