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THE LUMBERMEN NATIONAL BANK
ART OF PIANO PLAYING
419 America Avenue
Formerly of Rftdenbush $ Co. of St Paul
Instructor of Violin, Piano, Mando
lin and Brass Instruments. Music
furnished for balls, hotels, weddings,
banquets, and all occasions. Terms
reasonable. All music up to date.
Phone N. W 535, or call at 213 Third
HARRY MASTEN, Piano Tuner
RAHAM M. TORRANCE
Miles Block Telephone 560
PRANK A. JACKSON
MCDONALDLAW ATTORNEY AT
L# OfficeSwedback Block, Bemidji, Minn.
PHYSICIANS AND SURCEONS
R. ROWLAND GILMORE
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
R. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office in Mayo Block
Phone 396 Res. Phone 397
R. C. R. SANBORN
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
A. WARD, M. D.
Over First National Bank. Phone 51
House No. 601 Lake Blvd. Phone 351
R. A. E. HENDERSON
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Over First National Bank, Bemidji, Minn.
Office Phone 36. Residence Pone 72.
R. D. L. STANTON
Office in Winter Block
iR. J. T. TUOMY
1st National Bank Build'g. Telephone 230
DRAY AND TRANSFER
DRAY AND TRANSFER
Phone 40 Fifth St. and America Ave.
nroM SMART DRAY AND BAGGAGE
SAFE AND PIANO MOVING
Residence Phone 58 618 America Are Office Phone 12
BISIAR & MURPHY
117 Third Street
Day phone 319. Night phones 115, 434
Calls Answered at All Hours
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PEERLESS MOISTENER CO.
For Sale at
The Pioneer Office
The art of taxidermy will be
taught by Mrs. Henry Buenther, 809
Fred Hawkins of Blackduck, a
member of the logging firm of Blake
& Hawkins, spent last night in
Bemidji, being a guest at the Hotel
A. E. Witting, who with Charles
Trondson, forms the Northern Cedar
and Lumber company, with head
quarters at Blackduck, came down
from the "Duck" Saturday and Sun
dayed with his family.
E. F. Stevens of Warren came to
Bemidji Saturday evening from a
visit at Smily. He departed Satur
day night for his home at Warren,
after spending several hours in Be
midji as a guest at the hotel Mark
Henry Haley, the hustling home
steader of the Cormant country
who lives near Firman postoffice,
spent Saturday in Bemidji looking
after some business matters. He
returned to Firman, by way of
Kelliher, Saturday eveuing.
Matt Phibbs has a new Ford
touring car, and he is rapidly master
ing the machine and will soon be a
first-class "cheuffer." He and John
Moberg brought the machine over
land from Minneapolis, arriving in
Bemidji Saturday morning.
A. E. Schusser, the foreman of
the Pioheer Printery, and who is
better known as "Tony,,' went to
his old home at Kelliher Saturday
evening for the purpose of Jundayin
there. He has leased his Kelliher
Journal to Mr. Johnson, who is now
conducting the paper.
H. A. Simonson, the Blackduck
painter who has contracts with
George Kreatz, went to Blackduck
Saturday evening, accompanying his
family, who came down from the
"Duck" Saturday morning and spent
the day here. Mr. Simonson returned
to Bemidji this morning.
William Gallagher, who enjoys an
enviable reputation at Turtle River
as a hunter and fisherman, spent
Saturday in the city and returned
to his home Saturday evening.
"Bill" can hardly contain himself
until the duck seasons opens, on
September 7th. and when it does
open, he can be relied upon to get
his share of the feathered game.
Phibbs & Klein have moved from
their old location in the Markham
block, one door south of the Wes
tern Union office, to the offices
formerly occupied by the Markham
Bailey Land company, a door still
farther south, where they are
prepared to attend to the wants
of their old customers as well
as those of any new ones who may
be inclined to list their lands with
them or take out fire insurance
Is Good Enough
EOPLE who buy from
don't need a pair of
scales to check us up with.
weights, as in every
thing else, we do to you
as we would have you do
you order a pound you
a pound, 16 full
ounces, and sometimes a
little over for good meas
E standard scales
honesty in using them.
T'S a principle with us
and we adhere to it.
Polite, courteous service
and satisfactory deliv
eries are made special
features of this store.
Roe & Markusen
The Reliable Grocers
Telephone 207. idji, Minn.
Mrs. T. J. Miller arrived in the
city Saturday evening from St. Paul
for a visit here.
Mrs. E. Stowell of Pillager was
registered as a guest at the Hotel
Markham Saturday night.
Ladies' suits and skirts cleaned
and pressed at T. Beaudette's tailor
shop, 314 Minnesota avenue.
M. W. Blakeley of Farley was
among the north-country visitors
who spent Saturday in Bemidji on
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Smith had as
their guests over Sunday Mr. and
Mrs. Menzghor. Mr. Menzghor is
a nephew of Mr. Smith.
Mrs. G. Kirk and four children
returned Saturday evening from
Brainerd, where they have spent the
past three weeks, with relatives.
Mrs. George Robinson of Big
Falls came to the city last night and
was a guest at the Hotel Markham.
She left this morning for some point
west of here on the G. N. railway.
George Gunderson of Inez, ex
member of the board of county
commissioners, was a visitor in
Bemidji today, having come down
from his home this morning on a
Mrs. Tom Brown returned Satur
day evening from Minneapolis,where
she went te attend the funeral of
Frank Hagerstrom, husband of
of Mrs. Brown's sister, and who died
last Tuesday night.
Mrs. A. A. Smith and her little
adopted daughter returned to their
home at Kelliher, Saturday evening,
after having spent Saturday in Bem
idji on a shopping expedition and
visit with local friends.
Mrs. H. Gillham and family of
Blackduck came to the city from
the 'Duck" last evening and spent
the night here. They departed this
morning for Park Rapids, for a visit
with relatives and friends.
A. W. Danaher went to Tenstrike
Saturday evening to Sunday with his
family, at the Danaher home.
Andy" has been an exceedingly
bnsy man for the past two weeks,
and his home-goings have been
rather brief affairs.
J. A. LaMoure, Jr., of Pembina,
N. D., son of the famous "jd" La
Moure, political boss of the "Fiicker
tail" state, was a visitor in Bemidji
last night. He left this morning for
Smiley, where the elder LaMoure
has a summer home.
A son and heir was born to the
business manager of the Pioneer (C.
J. Pryor) Sunday, and we may be
pardoned if even the local scribe is
somewhat "rattled" for a few days.
The little fellow and its most estim
able mother are said to be gettiug
R. E. Miller, of the Miller Repair
Shop, went to Kelliher Saturday
evening to look after some repairing
work there for local parties, "Rube"
is one of the best machinists in the
north half of the state and when any
of the north-country folks want any
repairs made to their machinery
they send for him. "Rube" returned
to Bemidji this morning.
John Shoemaker, nephew of Mrs.
A. P. White, departed this morning
for his home in St. Cloud, after hav
ing visited at the White home for
a week past. "Johnnie" formerly
resided in Bemidji, having been
employed in the E. H. Winter &
Co. store, and he has many friends
here. He has been living at Eve
leth during the past year.
J. J. Burns, one of the "live wires"
who live at Bena, came to the city
Saturday evening from Brainerd,
where he had been on a visit. Mr.
Burns (who formerly lived in Cass
Lake and often visited in Bemidji)
spent several hours here with local
friends and departed Saturday night,
on the east-bound G. N. passenger
train, for his home at Bena.
W. C. Church, the genial and very
efficient general manager of the W.
C. Church Lumber company of
Des Moines, Iowa, has been among
us for a week past. Mr. Church
came up from his Iowa home to
look over a number of interests
which he has along the north line
of the M. & I. railway, where he
owns considerable cedar. He has
been shipping much of the cedar,
but has been retarded somewhat by
the scarcity of men, because of the
exodus to the western harvest fields.
Mr. Church paid as high as $2 per
day for the services of some "kids"
who were scarcely i. their "teens,"
but he bad to have the labor per
formed and did not "kick."
L. Blooston went to Minneapolis
this morning on a business trip.
Mrs. Aad A. Tone came to the
city Saturday evening from Cass
Lake and spent Sunday here..
Dr. Palmer went to Walker today,
where he spent the day, intending
to return to Bemidji this evening.
Mrs. F. D. LaFavar left this morn
ing for Minneapolis, where she will
visit with her mother and sisters
for two weeks.
Mrs. Wm. Garden of Drayton, N.
D. arrived in the city this noon and
will visit for two weeks at the home
of her sister, Mrs. P. J. Russell.
John Wilson, the representative
of the Walker & Akeley Logging
company, came to the city this
morning from a business trip to
J. R. Halton and William C. Budge
of Grand Forks and M. S. Titus of
Minto came to the city Saturday
night for an over-Sunday visit at
Mrs. Ross, who has been the
guest of her daughter, Mrs. E. A
Barker, for the past two months, re
turned this morning to her home at
St. Charles, Minn.
Miss Lulu Ross of Crookston, who
is an employe of the Mckenzie
Robbins-Crawford Printing company
at Crookston, came to the city
yesterday and is a guest at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wood.
Miss Signe Wallin left yesterday
for Wilton, where she will teach
a term of school. Signe was a gradu
ate of the class of '09 of the Bemidji
High School and all her Bemidji
friends wish her success in her newboard.
Mrs. R. Stettbacher of Walker
came to the city Saturday evening,
remaining over today, with the in
tention of returning to Walker to
night. Mrs. Stettbacher was in
search of girls for general housework
at the State Sanitarium.
J. G. Larsen, in charge of the
local Episcopal congregation, has
gone to Mentor, Fosston and Mc
intosh, where he will spend the
balance of the week. Rev. J. Burle
son of the Mcintosh will occupy
the Episcopal pulpit in this city
next Sunday, duripg the absence of
Albert Valliere, stage manager at
the Star Theater, departed this
rooming for Portage lake, where he
will spend the balance of the week,
angling for black bass. He will
occupy*the cottage which A. Burke,
proprietor of the Star Theater, has
erected at Portage. Axel Wixlund
E. H. Winter, browned by the
sun and made robustfully healthy by
life on his homestead, has been a
visitor in the city for a few days.
Mr. Winter's claim is near Quiring
postoffice, about nine miles east of
Redby, where he lives "by his
lonesome" and "holds down" 160
acres of fine land. E. H. has a
fine launch and enjoys many rides
on big Red Lake. He will spend
the balance of the summer on his
claim, to which place he will return
before the end of the present week.
Lumber, Lath and
Pepper & Son
Wholesale Liquor Dealers
Major Block Bemidji, Minn.
THE BEMIDJI PIONEER
Our printing plant is the
best in North Central Min
No Member of the Cabinet in
Washington at Present.
Washington, Aug. 16.Not a mem
ber of President Taft's cabinet is in
Washington. The capital is in the
midst of midsummer dullness and the
members of the cabinet are seeking
rest and recreation elsewhere, leav
ing the administration of affairs in
the executive departments in the
hands of assistants, who by telegraph,
telephone or mail keep in touch with
the higher officials whenever necessity
The situation, while unusual, Is not
without precedent. It is a commentary
on the easy manner in which the bubi
ness of the national government may
be conducted. Any sudden emergency
requiring the presence of the cabinet
here would be promptly met by sum
moning them- to Beverly, Mass, the
president's summer home, for nearly
all are within thirty-six hours' ride.
The executive authorities of the
government rest "under the presi
dent's hat" and that headgear is now
in Beverly The president is in touch
with the cabinet and is being consult
ed by them, although as much as pos
sible they refrain from interfering
with the president's holidays.
CONSIDERING SUTTON CASE
Naval Board of Inquiry Meets Behind
Annapolis, Md Aug.-16.Behind
closed doors members of the board of
inquiry investigating the death of
Lieutenant James N. Sutton, Jr, of
the maiine corps were busy going
over the testimony There remains
little else to be done except to turn
in the report of the findings of the
This report will be made to
the secretary of the navy, through
whom will come the decision
Just v-hen the decision will be
given out at Washington cannot be
said, but it is believed that the secre
tary will make known bis decision as
soon as possible because of the wide
interest in the case
SOCIETY WOMAN WEDS YOUTH
Latter Had Been a Messenger Boy
Until a Year Ago.
Evansville, Ind Aug 16 William
T. Foley, aged twenty-one, until a year
ago employed as a messenger boy*" at
a telegiaph office, and Mrs Louise V.
Reitz, aged fifty, one of the most
prominent women socially in Evans
vllle, were quietly married at Mount
Carmel, III, according to a statement
Issued by Foley.
Mrs. Reitz is the widow of John A
Reitz, one of the wealthiest saw mill
owners of the city, who left a large
estate. She had often been in Foley's
company for the last year and their
marriage had been expected
A Witty Reply.
A witty but not overindustrious Celt
was one of a street gang. A few min
utes before noon one day he threw
his shovel into the gutter, sat down on
the curbstone and proceeded to light
his pipe. Just then the superintendent
of streets came round a corner and,
seeing Pat, roared out:
"Here! What are you throwing
down your shovel for at this time of
"To cool it, sorr," said Pat,
"How did you like my talk last
night?" asked the beginner in the lec
"Well," replied the candid critic, "you
didn't take advantage of your many
"No you had a number of opportuni
ties to quit before you did."Philadel
Bemidji Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Jobbers
The Following Firms Are Thouroughly Reliable and Orders Sent to Them Will Be Promptly Filled at Lowest Prices
BEMIDJI CIGAR GO.
High Grade Cigars
Tom Godfrey, La Zada,
Queenie, Imported Leaf,
Melges Bros. Co.
Fruit and Produce
Model Ice Cream, Snowflake
Bread and Deelishus
Candies Made at
Wholesale Bakery, Man
and Ice Cream Factory
THE MODEL DRYCLEANING HOUSE
315 Minnesota Ave. BEMIDJI, MtNN.
D. R. Burgess. Prop*
Manufacturers of the following
High Grade, Union Made Cigars.
Del Marca, Bemidji En
terprise, Don Q, 10c.
Queen City, 5c
High grade Pianos, Organs, Phono
graphs, Records, Musical Merchandise,
Sheet Music and Pyrography Goods.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Mail Orders Promptly Filled.
314 Minn. Ave. Phone 143 Bemidji, Minn.
HOGANSON BROS., Proprietors
Telephone No. 537 106 Second Street
Dry Cleaning of
Ladies' and Gents' Clothing, Rugs, Carpets,
Household Furnishings, etc. Also Sponging
and Pressing on Short Notice.
Children's Eyes Are Particularly Delicate
ONCE STRAINED THEY REMAIN WEAK ALWAYS
Eye Eefects Are Always Hidden
Are you sure that your child's. eyes are
perfect? It is your duty to know. We are equipped to ex-
amine your own or your child's eyes and will give you an
honest report of their condition. School children's eyes
should be thoroughly examined before commencing school.
DRS. LARSON & LARSON
Specialists of the eye and the fitting of glasses
Offices over the P. O. Phone 9 2
Douglass Lumber Company
Furnish you with your Lumber, Lath
and Shingles. Have everything in
the line of Building Material.
Prompt deliveries made to any
part of Bemidji or Nymore.
NEVER, will there be a more favorable op-
portunity to invest in city real estate than the present.
Why not call on our local agent, H. A
SIMONS, Postoffice Block, and let him show you
some real snaps in business and residence lots in the
city, or at Oak Beach, on the north shore of Beautiful
Write or call on us for detailed information re-
garding the city as a business, residence or manu-
Bemidji Townsite and Im
St. Pa,\il Minnesota.
Subscribe For The Pioneer.
J. H. GRANT
LAND & LUMBER GO.
and Lath in
Send your Mail Orders to
GEO. T. BAKER & CO.
They are especially prepared to
promptly fill all orders in their various
lines of merchandise.
Largest stock of Diamonds and
Watches and the finest equipped work
shop in Northern Minnesota, Special
order work given prompt attention.
L.K. DEALLUMBER CO.
Wholesale dealers in
White Cedar Poles and
Posts and Piling.
Home office DesMoines, Iowa
Branch office Bemidji, Minn.