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fhafln Debs Hisffen
John A. Johnson
A O Eberhart
Railroad and Warehouse Com
Judge Dis rict Court
Member of Congress
Er G. Torest
Register of Deeds
Thomas Ted ford
Commissioner 2nd Dist.
Commissioner 4th Dist.
Commls ioner 5th Dist.
A W Danriher
O S Huset
DOINGS AMONG BEMIDJI'S
Live Correspondents of the Pioneer
Write the News from Their
Incomplete Election Returns from Beltrami County
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A fence is being built around the
school grounds, which makes a
The Presbyterian Sunday school
held asocial last Saturday evening
at which $10 was cleared.
Tuesday evening Jacobson's hall
was crowded by those who came
to hear the election returns. A
good program was rendered. Rev.
Martin of Nymore was present and
participated in the program.
The election passed off quietly
here. But few bets were made, and
I lot of boys' wool sweaters,
ranging in price from 75c to
$1.50. Take your choice at
25 per cent discount
1 lot of men's fine natural wool
shirts and drawers, extra good
$1.00 garments, choice HKp
1 lot men's odd shirts and
25 per cent discount
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they for small amounts. Wellington
Schroeder and Attorney Torrance of
Bemidji together with Candidate
Huset came and watched an honest
electorate cast the ballots, but they
didn't challenge a vote.
Barney Nelson went to Bemidji
L. Slocum came up from
Bemidji Monday evening.
Michael Dwyer is having a well
dug in the rear of his residence.
The school board of this village
have put in a hard coal burner in
the new scool house. This is a step
in the right direction and the pupils
are enjoying the benefit.
Miss Margery Knox who is teach
ing nearQuinng passed through here
Friday on her way to her home at
Nebish. Miss Knox is taking a
ten days' enforced vacation on ac
count of a felon.
The 3-year old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Loud, living east of town, was
buried here Sunday. Death was
Rushing Business the past few Weeks
leaves tots of odd size garments in our stock, many of
which we are unable, on account of slow factory de-
liveries, to size up on this season. W don't want
these old garments on our shelvesgoing to sell them
Friday and Saturday.
1 lot unbleached
damask, a yard..
1 lot bleached crash, a
yard Children's Woo Hos
1 lot children's 50cheavy OQ
wool hose, a pair OV%J
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1 lot men's shirts, our regular
price from $1OO to 7Q^
$1.50, to close, each **v
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caused by conjestion brought on by
a severe cold. The services were
held at the Episcopal church, Rev.
Garl Blom visited at Bemidji Tues
H. A. Fladhammer transacted
business at Wilton Thursday.
Iver Myhre had a hard pull with
a dentist at Bemidji Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Anderson
spent Saturday visiting at Bemidji.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hasfjord and
family visited at M. Rygg's Sunday.
Mrs. May Smith Larson was here
from Bemidji for a visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. P. Sander over Sunday, re
Mrs. Edwin L. Miller left this
morning for her home in Phila
delphia after greatly enjoying a two
weeks' visit with her sister, Mrs. I.
G. Haycraft of Farley.
I lot boys' 50c and
Girl's Unio Suits
65c union suits, white A/
or greyr a suit tll/v
Dr Denton's wool sleeping
garments, the dollar *JKn
ki'd. for iOG
1 lot linoleum remnants, suit
for small rooms or stove
boards, a sq. yd
tarns, all colors, tZfip
IS ONE OFTHE MEN WHO
MAKE THE STATE FAIR
William E. Lee of Long Prairie Has
Done Muoh for Farm Implement
William Edwin Lee, superintend
ent of the Machinery department,
manufacturers, farm implements and
carriages at the Minnesota State
Fair, was born in Alton, Illinois,
January 8. 1852. His parents came
from Engjand in 1851 and first
settled at Alton. They removed to
Minnesota in 1857 and settled at
Little Falls, where they removed
to Long Prairie, but returned to
Little Falls during the Indian out
break of 1862. Mr. Lee lived on a
farm near there until he left home to
take up his residence at Long Prairie
in 1875. While a young man he
worked on the farm and with his
father at millwright and carpenter
work, also worked in the lumbering
woods and on the river. While work
ing as a millwright he invented a
valuable improvement in grain clean
ing machinery, which was extensively
used in the mills of the country and
was the subject of considerable
litigation between the inventor and
In 1876 he opened a store at
Pillsbury, Minnesota, and in 1877
was elected register of deeds of
Todd County, Minnesota, and held
the office four years. In January,
1882, he established the bank of
Long Prairie, the first bank in Todd
county, and has been one of its
officers ever since. Mr. Lee repre
sented Todd county in the legisla
ture of 1885, 1887 and 1893, being
speaker of the house during the
session of 1893. In 1894 he was
appointed superintendent of the
Minnesota state reformatory at St.
Cloud, which position he filled for
two years. He was appointed by
Gov. Van Sant one of the first mem
bers of the state board of control
and served upon that board about
two years, he also served one term
on the state normal school board
and has been four years on the
State Fair board. He is president
of the First National Bank of
Browerville First National Bank of
Eagle Bend First State Bank of
Burtrum Vice President of the First
State Bank of^ Thompson Falls,
Thompson, Mont, and cashier of
the bank of Long Prairie.
Funeral of P. A. Walsh Tomorrow.
The funeral of the late P. A.
Walsh, who died in this city yester
day morning will be held at the
Presbyterian church tomorrow fore
noon, at 10 o'clock.
The services will be held under
the auspices of the Cass Lake lodge
of Masons, of which Mr. Walsh was
a member. Archdeacon Parsball
will preside at the services.
The members of the Masonic
lodge of Bemidji will attend the
funeral in a body, and will meet
at the Masonic hall at 9 o'clock
sharp. Bemidji lodge, No. 1052,
B. P. O. Elks, will also meet at
the Masonic hall at the same hour
and attend the services, Mr. Walsh
having been a member of the Elk
Makes Trip Down River.
W. B. McLachlin made his first
trip down the river today.
Mr. McLachlin announces that
the trip is one of the best he has
made and that those who desire to
make this trip can do so Friday
afternoon or Sunday afternoon,
the boat leaving the dock at 2 p. m.
Itasca County Returns.
Grand Rapids, Nov* 5.(Special
to Pioneer.)In the contest for the
judgship in this county, the returns
which have been received up to a
late hour last night indicate that
Wright would Itasca county
by a small majority.
In thirty precincts out of fifty of
Itasca county Wright gets 1100 and
Stanton 860, giving Wright &
majority of 240, where it was sup
posed he would at least double that
It is expected that the balance of
the county (many small outlying
precincts) will all run about
same proportion, giving Wright a
a majority (estimated) of 300 or a
little more than that number.
Prior to t| ejection claims had
been made $ Mr. Wright and A.James
L. Timing that Wright would carry
Itasca county by from 600 to 700
Returns at this time indicate that
their estimates are decidedly unre
In theFirst Commissioner district,
Mi King won over F. W. Magnu
son and J. D. McDonald by a good
In the Second Commissioner
district, O'Brien won for commis
sioner against William Welte, by
about 100 majority.
In the Fourth Commissioner dis
trict, Niel Mullins defeated James
Passard by a majority of seventeen.
For connty attorney, F. F. Price
leads over E. H. Bither by almost
With thirty out of fifty precincts
in, T. T. Riley of Nashwauk leads
George Riddell of Grand Rapids
by fifty-four for sheriff.
H. S. Huson will be re-elected
Drobate judge by a good majority.
THEY KILL DUCKS WITH
CLUBS IN DES MOINES
W. C. Church Sends Clipping Giving
Account of Original Method of
Killing Feathered Game.
W. C. Church, president of the
Church Lumber company of Des
Moines, Iowa, a gentleman who is
well known in this city, and whose
reputation for truth and veracity is
unquestioned, sends to his friends
here a clipping, taken from a Desthose
Moines paper, in which that thor
oughly reliable publication tells of
ducks and geese being killed with
clubs in the main streets of Desfor
Moines, as follows:
"Nothing more unusual was ever
witnessed in the city of Des Moines
than the killing of many ducks and
geese during the flight of Sunday
night with ordinary clubs picked up
in the streets.
"Bert Parrish and Dave Schoon
over, who live near West Sixeeenth
street, got an even dozen birds
which were flying so low that they
became entangled in telephone and
electric wires. As the ducks fell to
the ground they were beaten to
death with clubs.
"Kerry Wilson, Eighth and Forest,
got one goose and two ducks in the
same manner. One of the birds was
fluttering in a mud puddle when Mr.
Wilson attacked it. A number of
boys in North Des Moines "got in"
on the slaughter and many families
enjoyed roast duck for dinner today.
"Old sportsmen say this is some
thing that has never happened in
the city before."
OHIO GOES STRONG FOR TAFT
But Harmon, Dem., Is EUcted Gover
nor of Stat*.
Cincinnati, Nov. 5 By not less than
0,000 plurality William Taft, Re
publican candidate for president, was
given the vote of his native state For
governor Judson Harmon, Dfm, de
feated Harris, Rep, by about 10,000.
The Democrats gained in the con
gressional delegation, securing one of
the Cincinnati congressmen, although
Nicholas Longworth, Rep, won in his
district In the Third district a fac
tional fight among the Republicans
aided in the election of the Demo
In the next legislature, which elects
a successor to United States Senator
Foraker, the Democrats have made
INDIANA SPLITS ON
STATE AND NATION
raft Gets Electoral Vote, but
Democrats Elect Governor.
Indianapolis, Nov. 5.For the first
time since Thomas A. Hendricks was
elected governor on the Democratic
state ticket and U. S. Grant received
the electoral vote of the state for the
Republican national ticket Indiana has
given a plurality to the Republican
candidate for president and at the
same time elected the Democratic
candidate for governor. According to
the latest estimate Mr. Taft received
a plurality of about 15,000 and Thom
as R. Marshall was victorious over
Tames E Watson, Republican candi
date for governor, by about 8,000.
The congressional representation
from this state will probably be seven
Democrats and six Republicans.
The legislature is in doubt. Marion
county, with its twelve members of
the legislature, went heavily Demo
cratic for the county ticket and car
ried down with it the Republican leg
islative candidates and possibly Con
gressman Jesse Overstreet. One
the Republican leaders conceded that
lawmaking body is very close, but
he adhered to the opinion that the
lead the Republicans have in the sev
enteen holdover senators will save It
to the Republicans on joint ballot and
insure the re-election of Senator
Wyoming Conceded to Taft.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 5.Complete
returns from lght out of thirteen
counties in Wyoming give Taft a plu
rality of 2,760. ^Democratic State
Chairman Stiiokney concedes the state
to taft by 5,000.
TWO STATES IN DOUBT
Bryan May Secure Maryland
and West Virginia.
SEVERAL OTHERS SPLIT VOTE
FavorTaftfor President, but Elect
New York, Nov 5While the elec
tion of William H. Taft as president
by a large majority of the electoral
vote is an absolute certainty, the re
sult is so close in Maryland and West
Virginia as to center attention upon
states The latest returns indi
cate that Bryan has carried West Vir
ginia and Maryland by small plurali
Of the national figures in the field
governor Hughes was elected in
New York state, Johnson in Minnesota
aud Harmon Ohio
The returns showed also that Bryan
had won over his own state of Nebras
ka. Although Taft carried Indiana,
Ohio and probably Montana all three
of those states appear to have elected
Democratic governors, Judge Harmon
apparently winning in Ohio and Thom
as R. Marshall in Indiana
On the other hand, while Bryan car
ried Missouri by a safe margin the
election of Herbert S Hadley, the Re
publican candidate for governor, is in
The uncertainty also extends to sev
eral of the ^legislatures, which will
choose United States senators to fill
vacancies caused by expiration of
terms, of which there are thirty-one.
Lat advices indicate that Montana,
up to now listed in the Bryan column,
has given Taft a plurality This would
apparently give Taft 294 electoral
votes, and with the possible addition
of West Virginia seven more
How Electoral Vote Stands.
The electoral vote by states is as
Arkansas California 10
Colorado Connecticut 7
Florida Georgia Idaho 3
Louisiana Maine 6
Mississippi Missouri Montana 3
Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire 4
New Jersey 12
New York 39
North Dakota 4
Oklahoma Oregon 4
Rhode Island 4
South Dakota 4
Virginia Washington 5
Maryland 8, West Virginia
doubt, probably Democratic
168 7. in
Bryan Carries Kentucky.
Louisville, Ky, Nov. 5Bryan's
plurality in Kentucky of 13,000, nine
and possibly ten Democratic congress
men electeda Republican loss of two
seatsthis is the stoiy of the election
in Kentucky at the close of a day
which was marked by the polling of
the largest vote in the history of the
state. The figures on the electoral
vote indicate a bare possibility that
Taft will secure one of Kentucky's
ballots in th electoral college.
Guthrip, Okla., Nov. 5.Oklahoma
has continued loyal to the Democratic
party, but the majority has been re
duced materially, and Bryan's lead is
at o/ily 25,000. The five
members of congress, four Democrats
snd one Republican, have been re
elected. The legislature is two-thirds
Democratic, insuring the re-election
of United States Senator Thomas P.
Gore, the blind senator.
Massachusetts Strong for Taft.
Boston, "Nov. 5.William H. Taft
and Eben S. Draper, Republican can
didate for governor, carried Massa
chusetts, the former by about 120,000
and the latter by about 60,000. The
Massachusetts congressional delega
tion remains unchanged* eleven Re
publicans and three Democrats.^
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