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SVERY HOME HA8 A WANT AD
For RentFor SaleExchange
-Help WantedWork Wanted
WANTEDFor the United States
army, ablebodied unmarried men
between ages of 18 and 35 citizens
of the United States, of good
character and temperate habits,
who can speak, read and write
the English language. For in
formation apply to Recruiting
Officer, 4 th St., and Minnesota
Ave., Bemidji, Minnesota.
WANTEDA middle aged woman
for general housework with a
family of two at Pierre, South
Dakota. Traveling: expenses
paid. A steady position with a
good home. References. Apply
at 900 Minnesota Avenue.
WANTED Competent girl for
general house work, 1225 Lake
Boulevard. Inquire at Pioneer.
WANTEDCompetent eirl for
general house work. Mrs. G. M.
Torrance, 421 Bemidji, Ave.
WANTEDChamber maid and night
clek at Brinkman Hotel.
WANTEDA Cook. Hotel Nico
We will sell twenty shares of the
capital stock of the Bemidji
Townsite and Improvement Com
pany. For price please apply to
us by letter. Edward J. Schur
meter Company, 338 Endicott
Bldg., St. Paul, Minn.
FOR SALECase stands and racks
number 6, double news stand with
rack for 8 full sized cases. Good
as new. Sell regularly for $3:75.
We have 6 of these at $1.50 each.
Bemidji Pioneer Publishing Co.
FOR SALEJob type and body
type. Fonts of 6 point to 72
point. Prices furnished with
proof sheets upon request. Ad
dress Pioneer Publishing Co., Be
FOR SALEThree second hand
typewriters. One Smith Premier
at $40.00. One Smith Premier at
$25.00 and one Remington at
$25.00. Apply at this office.
FOR SALEHouse and lot on
Lake Boulevard. Part cash and
easy payment on balance. In
quire O. N. Steenstrup, Geo
Baker & Co's. Store.
FOR SALEJob cases, triple cases,
Twenty Hours to Be Devot
ed to Discussion.
KITCHIN LEADS DEBATE
Says Democrats Have Done More In
the Last Two Weeks in the Way of
Important Legislation Than the Re
publicans Accomplished in Ten
YearsDalzell in Charge of Oppo
sition to Measure.
Washington, April 17.The reci
procity bill, embodying President
Taft's tariff compact with Canada and
differing in no essential detail from
the McCall bill passed by the house
last session, has been taken up in the
house. For three days it is expected
to hold the attention of that body. At
the end of that time Democrats and
Republicans are expected to join in
passing it by a large majority.
The debate on the measure was be
gun by Representative Claude Kitchin
of North Carolina. In an hour's ad
dress, beginning with a review of
Democratic pledges and performances,
he declared that the Canadian reci
procity bill was the first move toward
a downward revision of the tariff.
"A united Democracy gives thanks
to President Taft for calling this ex
tra session of congress" said Mr.
Kitchin, "granting an opportunity to
Democrats to quicken the fulfillment
of their pledges to the people. How
well they have embraced these oppor
tunities thus far, the records of the
last ten days will show."
Says Democrats Are Doing Things.
Mr. Kitchin declared the Democratic
house had done more in the two weeks
of the present session than Republic
an congresses had accomplished in
ten years. He referred to the passage
of a resolution for direct election of
senators economy in the house man
agement election of the committees
of the house passage of a bill for pre
election publicity of campaign funds
and the taking up of tariff revision.
With twenty hours' debate on the
subject, ten hours to each side agreed
upon, Chairman Underwood of the
ways and means committee leads the
reciprocity e^upions, and Represen
tative Dalzell r.f Pennsylvania the op
position. Mr. Underwood has yielded
five hours of his time to Mr. McCall
of Massachusetts, who will urge the
ratification of the agreement from the
Mr. Underwood announced that
every effort will be made to complete
the discussion within three legislative
days and predicted that the bill would
be passed and ready for the senate by
the middle of the week.
FOUR DROWN IN CESSPOOL
Three Overcome While Attempting to
Corona, 111., April 17.Father, sou
and two friends were drowned in a
cesspool here. The son, an Italian
laborer, in trying to clean the pool
was suffocated by gases and sank into
six feet of water at the bottom. The
father, in grappling for him while he
was struggling, was also overcome
and pitched forward into the pool.
quadrupple cases and lead and
slug cases, 40c each. Pioneer
Publishing Co. Bemidji.
FOR SALERubber stamps. The
Pioneer will procure any kind of
rubber stamp for yon an shor
FOR SALEAn oak buffet, in per
feet condition. Graham M. Tor
rance. 421 Bemidji avenue.
FOR SALETop buggy in good
condition. Apply H. Wood
FOR SALE$600 sail boat for $100.
Inquire at this office*
FOR RENT Business place on
Minn. Ave. Suitable for retail
trade. F. Malzahn.
LOST AND FOUND
LOS T Brooch set with pearls.
Finder please return to Mrs. Geo.
A. Hanson for reward.
WANTEDPosition on farm to take
care of all kinks of stock. Address
in care of Pioneer.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
STATE OF MINNESOTA
County of Beltrami,
City of Bemidji,
Notice is Hereby
has been made in writing1
the city council
of said City of Bemidji and filed in my office,
praying for license to sell intoxicatiDgliquors
for the term commencing on May 8th. lull,
and terminating on May 8th, 1912, by the fol
lowing person, and at the following place,
as stated in satd application, respec
at and In the first floor front room of that
certain two story brick building located on
lot U. block 14 original townsite Bemidji.
Said application will be heard and deter
mined by said city council of the city of
Bemidji at the council room in the city hall
iu said city or Bemidji, In Beltrami county,
and State of Minnesota, on Monday, the 1st
day of May 191J, at 8 o'clock p. m.t of that
witness my hand and seal of city of Bemidji
this 17th day of April 1911.
[Seal] GEO. STEIN.
2t Mon-Flrst Apr. 17-Last24. -_
Two other laborers who attempted to
rescue the first two were similarly
dazed and drowned.
TWO SHOT IN HOLDUP FIGHT
Young Doctor Resists Negro, and a
Revolver Battle Ensues.
Colorado Springs, Colo., April 17
"Bill" Taylor, a negro holdup man,
died here as the result of a revolver
duel with Dr. R. W. Reasoner, who
was himself slain in the fight.
Taylor stopped the physician while
the latter was answering a sick call
After giving up his watch and stick
pin, Dr. Reasoner drew his revolver
and opened fire. The negro returned
the shots, both men receiving fatal
RUCKER BILL IS PASSED
Provides for Publicity of Congression
al Campaign Funds.
Washington, April 17.By a unani
mous vote, 303 to 0, the house passed
the Rucker bill for ante-election pub
licity of congressional contributions.
The measure was the subject of a
bitter fight by the Republicans to
force adoption of an amendment for
publicity of expenses at the primaries
All amendments to this end were
Making Insurance Maps.
In making insurance maps certain
features are considered essential, and
the growth of the system has proved
their wisdom and changed them only
as regards the amount of detail that
has been incorporated. Of first impor
tance were the colors to show the dif
ferent materials used iu the construc
tion of a building. Naturally red
seemed a proper color to signify brick
and yellow to signify wood. These
colors have always been employed for
these materials. Other colors have
been added from time to time, thus
blue for stone, gray for iron, etc.
In flxiug signs aud characters for
such details as stairways, fire escapes,
dumb waiter shafts, etc., a principal
object was to make them plain and
distinct. They must be easily under
stood by an underwriter without ref
erence to my key or marginal foot
This object has been carried out,
with the result that when these insur
ance maps are examined by an insur
ance man today each sign or charac
ter has such an individuality of its
own that it can be easily distinguished
and is not confused with another.
The Word "Fudge."
"Fudge" is a word with a history.
There are prosaic etymologists, as
there always are, who derive it from
a Gaelic word meaning deception, but
Isaac Disraeli's view is much more in
teresting. He derives it from a certain
Captain Fudge, who seems to have
been a marine Munchausen. "You
fudge it" is said to have been his
crew's equivalent to the modern
"Rats!" in a collection of some pa
pers of William Crouch, the Quaker,
published in 1712 it is recorded that
one Degory Marshall informed Crouch
that "in the year 1G64 we were sen
tenced for banishment to Jamaica by
Judges Hyde and Twisden, and our
number was fifty-five. We were put
on board the ship Black Eagle. The
master's name was Fudge, by some
called Lying Fudge."London Stand
The Leipzig Book Fair.
Leipzig is the largest publication cen
ter in the world. More books and pe
riodicals are printed there than any
where else, and more people are en
gaged in making and using printers'
supplies than in London, New York,
Berlin or Paris. Many of the orders
for these publications come from Eng
land, France, Austria and other coun
tries because the mechanical work can
be done in Leipzig much cheaper than
elsewhere. More than half of the
transactions in books take place at the
Leipzig book fair, which occurs every
year at the jubilate, the first week In
Easter, when booksellers and publish
ers from all parts of Germany assem
ble to compare and balance accounts
and to make contracts for the next
A Bawbee From Carlyle.
I used to see Carlyle when I lived
as a child in Chelsea. I regarded him
with extraordinary aversion and fear.
One day I was sent to post a letter.
I suppose I was older, though uncon
scious, as always, of anything ahead.
I cannoned into Carlyle. The impact
laid me flat on the pavement, where I
yelled for some minutes, though sooth
ed eventually by England's great think
er. And thenthis is the point of the
storyCarlyle dived into his pockets,
produced a halfpenny and said kind
ly, "Here is a bawbee for Bobby." I
have the halfpenny to this day. When
Mr. Carlyle died I was put into deep
mourning. He wras
the first and per-
haps the most interesting of all my
street acquaintances.Robert Ross in
The spirit of self help is the root of
all genuine growth in the individual,
and, exhibited in the lives of many. It
constitutes the true source of national
vigor and strength. Help from with
out Is often enfeebling in its effects,
but help from within Invariably invig
orates. Whatever is done for men or
classes to a certain extent takes away
the stimulus and necessity of doing for
themselves, and where men are sub
jected to overguidance and overgovern
ment the Inevitable tendency is to ren
der them comparatively helpless.Sam
A Field at Home.
A Boston gentleman was showing a
West African who is interested in
missionary work a number of photo
"What is this?" asked the visitor,
gazing in wonder at one of them.
"Oh, that's a snapshot taken during
a football scrimmage at the stadium."
"But has your church no mission
aries to send among these people?"
was the quick rejoinder. Boston
Marriage In Scotland.
Boys over fourteen years of age and
girls over twelve may marry In Scot*
land without the congest f parents. I
AXE FALLS ON
Hitchcock Letting Out Lead
ers of Brotherhood.
APPEAL TO CONGRESSMEN
Telegrams Sent From St. Paul Head
quarters to La Follette and Other
Friends of the Men Urging an In
vestigation of the Action of the
St. Paul, April 17.Postmaster Gen
eral Hitchcock struck again at the
newly organized Brotherhood of Rail
way Mail Clerks by discharging Clyde
L. Duff of this city, for "pernicious ac
tivity in endeavoring to foment discon
tent on the part of fellow employes
in the railway mail service."
Duff's resignation is requested at
once and he is ordered to report for
duty as soon as possible as a post
office clerk at Minneapolis. Friday
Mr. Hitchcock dismissed Carl C. Van
Dyke, another St. Paul mail clerk, on
similar grounds and appointed him a
clerk in the St. Paul postoffice. Duff's
transfer carries with it a reduction of
$200 a year in salary. Neither Van
Dyke nor Duff has decided whether
they will take the positions offered.
Congressmen Appealed To.
As a result of the two dismissals,
which are viewed as a renewal of the
department's attack on the individual
clerks, the railway mail men of the
Tenth division are up in arms.
Telegrams were sent to Senators
La Follette, Poindexter, Clapp and
Nelson and Representative F. C. Stev
ens, to Secretary Morrison of the
Arherican Federation of Labor and to
Congressman Victor Berger, the Mil
waukee Socialist, informing them of
thfs new step of the department and i
asking that the- congressmen demand i
some kind of an investigation and a
statement from the postmaster gen i
One Thing She Could Oo For Him.
One Saturday afternoon recently a
frail little man started to cross Broad
way at Forty-second street just when
all sorts of fast moving vehicles were
whirling their matinee patrons up
Broadway. At the same instant a
very fleshy lady started from the curb
directly opposite with the same pur
pose In mind.
By remarkable luck both succeeded
in escaping the passiug wheels but, as
fate would have it, the little man.
whose eyes were busy ogling the traf
fic on either side of him, darted plump
into the oncoming woman at the mid
dle of the street. The result was a
sickening collision, with the litfJe man
down and out.
"You should have looked where you
were going," said the fleshy woman,
bending over'.the victim on the curb,
to which be had been carried by a
traffic policeman. "But is there any
thing I can do for you?"
"Yes," he replied faintly, opening
his eyes a moment "Get the number
of the automobile that struck me."
Holy Lands of All Religions.
Christians call Palestine the Holy
Land because it was the birthplace of
the Christian religion on earth as well
as that of the Saviour, whose birth,
1111018117 and death are inseparably
associated with the history of Jeru
salem and vicinity. To the Moham
medans Mecca, In Arabia, is the holy
'and, it being the birthplace of Mo
hammed, the uaviour of the followers
of that faith.
India is the holy land of the Chinese
and other oriental Buddhists, it being
the* native land of Sakya Nuni, the
supreme Buddha. Eli's, one of the
several divisions of the ancient Pelo
ponnesus, was the Mecca and the Jeru
salem of the ancient Greeks. The
temple of Olympus Zeus was situated
at Elis, and the sacred festivals were
held there each year. With Achala
it is at present a part of Greece. The
believers in the Slnto religion make
annual pilgrimage to Sitsa Kara, the
immense stone pillar where their su
preme ruler last stood while talking
to men.New York World.
Sealing a Mine.
The brilliancy of the clear autumn
night was dimming in the first faint
light of the dawn when the work of
sealing the shafts began. Up into the
cloudless sky, through the tangled steel
work of the tipple, a' tall tower of
black smoke 300 feet high poured up
Into the still air and faded into the
dawn. In two hours the black pits
were covered, first with a layer of
rails, and then on this was laid a solid
bed of concrete, and two hours later
only a few thin wisps of smoke that
poured up through cracks along the
edges of the great seal, like steam
beneath the lid of a teakettle, told of
the inferno that was seething in the
mine 400 feet below. With the air cbt
off and the shaft sealed the fire could
live only so long as sufficient oxygen
remained to feed the flames.-rAtlantic
His Touchy Way.
"He's awfully touchy, isn't he?"
"I should say he was. A man who
bad a grudge against him defied him
to come out and fight, and he got tu
mad at the fellow that be locked him
self in his office and stayed there two
days."Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Still She Liked Him.
SheYes, I like Ted. He is so ex
travagant. HeThat Is hardly the best
quality for a husband, is it? SheOf
course not 1 am not going to marry
A Rite and a Wrong.
"Marriage," remarked the professor,
**was a rite practiced by the an
"And bachelorhood," Interrupted a
maiden of forty, "is a wrong practiced
by the modern/'Boston Transcript.
:JM&*i^s r5ito^ w* *'-J*- J*
The "Tea Leafer."
A good deal of the tea consumed by
the working classes in the days when
Arthur Toung complained of the ad
diction to this luxury had never seen
either India or China. In one of John
Ashton's works on England he cites a
case in which a boy charged with
gambling stated that the money found
in his possession had been made by
picking tea leaves. This led to the dis
covery that many persons made a liv
ing by picking sloe leaves and white
thorn leaves in the fields near Camber
well and selling them to a local cow
keeper for a penny a pound. One man
said he picked from fifty to sixty
pounds a day aud always found a /mar
ket for them. The leaves were subse
quently sold to a wholesale merchant,
who obtained as much as 8 shillings a
pound for them under the guise of ten.
The merchant was prosecuted and
fined, not for adulteration, but for de
frauding the revenue. And the 'tea
leafer" is still the slang name for the
petty thiefLondon Standard
Whims of Parrots.
"It is odd," said the bird store
keeper, "but it is true, how people
come into a bird store and expect to
open up a conversation with a parrot
offhand. They fail and then make up
their mind that the parrot is worthless.
This will apply to a majority of seekers
after a talking parrot. They do not
give the bird credit for the sense it
actually possesses. There are parrots
valued at anywhere from $50 to $500
that will not be coaxed into conversa
tion with a stranger nor while he is
present, although they are the very
best of talkers. Parrots often refuse
to perform when there are purchasers
looking on. but once the store is clear
of them they will chatter away through
their whole vocabulary as if their very
lives depended on their being heard.
This obstinacy often spoils good sales.
Most parrots will talk to a girl or wo
man much quicker and freer than to a
boy or a man."Browning's Monthly.
Ostriches and Their Eggs.
A singular thing about ostriches Is
the way they bring up their babies.
To begin with, there are a good many
eggs in the nest, (dug out of the hot
sand), but the eggs were laid by dif
mothers., Ostrichess dfa every day and bcin
would not hatch together. When
neighborhood are invited
eial. to contribute an egg apiece, the hostess I
returning the favor in due time.
Ostrich eggs are delicious. One
weighs three pounds, or is equal to a
dozen of a hen's. They are very con
venient, too', for the hunters in the
desert. They not only furnish a de
lightful meal, but a dish to cook in.
The shell is hard and thick, and the
egg is set on the fire, a hole is broken
in the top, it is stirred with a stick,
and when it is done the saucepan
serves as a dish as well.New York
The Name of Rio do Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro owes her name to the
accident of a date and the mistake of
her discovery. When Alphonso de
Souza, the Portuguese navigator, found
himself in the spacious bay he imagin
ed he had found the mouth of a noble
river, and because the day happened
to be the 1st of January, 1531, he
named the supposed river after the
first month of the year. The name
was not applied to the city that grew
up on the slopes of the hills till many
years afterward, but San Sebastian,
the original name, is now almost for
gotten. Rio as a city purchases the
beauty of her site at the cost of health,
for the giant ridges that form the
beautiful background to the town shut
out the breezes that might blow trop
ical nuisances harmlessly to sea.Lon
Astrology and War.
It has been stated on what is said to
be good authority that a representative
of the Prussian government asked of a
French astrologer the proper time to
pick a quarrel with France. After
carefully comparing horoscopes of
high officials he answered that any
hour in the afternoon as near as possi
ble midway between the 9th and 14th
of July, 1870. On the 11th of July
William snubbed Benedetti, the French
emissary, and on the 12th friendly re
Economy In the Home.
"What the land needs is an era of
economy in the home."
"Yes. Don't you agree with me?"
"Would you mind going home past
my house and telling my wife about
"Your Albert is going bald, ain't 'e,
"Yes, Mrs. Peters, 'e certainly is get
tin' 'igh 'eaded, and it makes it very
awkward for the pore dear. When 'e
washes 'e 'as to keep 'is 'at on 'is 'ead
to tell where 'Is face finishes!"Lon
"We all sigh for something unattain-
"That's right. My wife has never
been able to find any good use for the
burned matches." Washington Her
The Way of the World.
"Isn't It awful? According to the
papers, there just seems to be one rev
olution after another."
"Yes. That's the way the world goes
It is the peculiarity of a fool to be
quick In seeing the faults of others
while he Is blind to his own.
"Do you think a man should take his
wife into his confidence regarding his
business affairs?" asked the man who
had just been married.
"If he isn't making any money, yes,"
replied the experienced one cautiously.
A Would Be Widow.
He (who has Just proposed)I hope
you don't think that I am too old for
you? SheOh, no! I was only won
dering if you were old enough.Illus
$6.75 to $15
Rosaries Lockets Matinee Chains
$1.50 to $25.00
I I 6 Third St.
apart,lath prepared,, therefore,rnolt al
EASTER GIFT SUGGESTIONS
Easter has a religious significance, your
young friend or your old friend for that
matter will be pleased with many of the
articles in our stock that might be given with
You will find us at all times glad to
show our assortment. Bright, brilliant,
scintillating diamonds showing a
beautiful play of color and inserted in
the latest settings, intended to en
hance the beauty of the stone itself.
Some Suitable Easter Gift Suggestions
Lockets and Watches
Either of these will make most suitable and
acceptable Easter gifts. We have just received
from the manufac-
tures a large va
riety of the newest
creations of the
'%&W!i \:^iL\K 2-^54n^sSSl
Hat Pins' Scarf Pins Belt Pins
Barrettes Watch Fobs
The beauty and
gracefulness of de
sign" of many of our
pieces are unsur-
passable. You will
find them most
We furnish free with each article purchased
a handsome box or ca?e. AH articles will
be engraved free of charge.
GEO. T. BAKER & CO.
50 WALK RITE
$3 Shoes and Oxfords
Are made of clean new leather in all the best new styles and sold to you
direct from the factory at wholesale prices. You save $1.00 on every pair.
Positively the best values to be had anywhere. A strong statement which
we invite you to put to the severest test.
PALACE CLOTHING HOUSE
2 I 6 Minnesota Ave. Bemidji, Minn.
possess all the important points mentioned
below. The reputation of ADLER'S COLLECIAN CLOIHES is
second to none.
They possess a dignity not found in any other
make of men's garments
AWAY FROM the ORDINARY
you have an unlimited choice of exclusive
styles to select from, and you can absolutely
depend upon the make.
Every garment is executed by the best tailors
in the land.
We are agents for the Northern Cold Storage Co.
of Duluth. They store furs, see us.
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