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The Weekly Pioneer.
Eight pages, containing a summary
f the news of the week. Published
very Thursday and sent postage paid
to any address for 1.50 in advance.
Published every afternoon except Sun-'
day by the Bemidji Pioneer Publishing
Z. CABSOV. E. K. SEXTO
HABOID J. BAHS, Editor.
Amenities of March Fourth
Minneapolis Journal: The-New
York World suggests that the pleas
ant relations existing between Presi
dent Taft and Governor Wilson are
a happy augury for the fourth of
next March. There will be, in its
opinion, no trouble about getting the
same carriage*to ride to the capitol.
Mr. Taft would be glad to ride
with Mr. Wilson, while it is doubt
ful whether he could be crowded into
an auto with the other candidate.
He would hardly enjoy a spin down
the avenue with the once "dear
But the World is mistaken in say
ing that John Quincy Adams was
the only president who refused to
welcome his successor. Andrew
Johnson did not ride with General
Grant in the spring of 1869. He
did not even go to the capitol, but
remained at the White House sign
ing papers almost up to the moment
when General Grant, having been
inaugurated was on his way to take
possesison of the executive mansion.
Then Johnson and several members
of his cabinet beat a precipitate re
treat, leaving the coast clear for
Some Big Road Figures.
Logan Waller Page, who is direc
tor of the office of public roads at
Washinton, is a practical road build
er and a goods roads enthusiast.
Not long ago the Pioneer printed a
series of articles by him upon the1
value to the community of adequate
road systems and the work being
accomplished under government aus
pices in educating the people to the
necessity of building well and per
manently. Though a government
official, he is no believer in national
road systems nor in the use of federal
money for road purposes in the
states. This, however, because the
cost is so enormous that the govern
ment could not meet it* though the
vast sums seem less when divided
up among counties and communities
Some of the figures Mr. Page gives
in an article in World's Work take
the breath away woth their tremen
dous aw-ay. He says he has met, in
his travels, people who seem to think
the government should build all of
the arterial roads and that all that
is necessary is for congress to vote
these roads into existence and the
work is done. They know nothing of
the cost and less of the revenue of
the nation. He floors them with these
The national revenue is annually
only about 600,000,000, and merely
to sprinkle with water our 2,250,000
miles of road for one summer season
would cost approximately $178,000,-
000 to construct this mileage prop
erly would require at least $22,500,-
000,000, and to maintain these roads
after construction would cost about
These appalling figures, however,
were unnecessary as proof that a
distribution of federal funds among
the states for road purposes is im
possible. The states, with their units
of cities and counties, must take care
of their own highway systems, and
must not be discouraged by the mil
lions and millions of cost which Mr.
Page flings about so freely.
THIS IS MY 68th BIRTHDAY*
Marquis of Ormonde.
The Marquis of Ormonde, one of
the best known of the Irish peers,
was born in Kilkenny Castle, Oct.
5, 1844. He is a collateral descend
ant of the, famous cavalier leader,
the Duke of Ormonde, some of whose
titles he bears. -He was educated at
Harrow and for some years was an
officer in the British army. In IS76
he was married to, Lady Elizabeth
Grosvenor, daughter of the wealthy
Duke of Westminster. The Irish es
tate of the Marquis of Ormonde em
braces nearly 25,000 acres.- Kilken-
ny Castle, his principal place at resi-
dence, is famous for its picture gal
Congratulations to: I
T. P. O'Connor, noted Irish leader
and brilliant journalist, sixtjy-four
years old today.
"*i -vvv-- Sj
Frank H. Hitchcock,' postmaster
general of the United States, forty
five years old today.
William J. Calhoun, United States
minister to China, sixty-four years
Vice- Admiral Sir Frederic W.
Fisher, noted British naval officer,
sixty-one years old today.
THIS DATE IN HISTORY.
1535First English Bible print
1744'British warship Victory
wrecked off Aldernay, with loss of
1808Mrs.. Sarah Bache, only
daughter of Benjamin Franklin,
died. Born in Philadelphia, Sept.
1863Gen. Bragg began the bpm-^
bardment of Chattanooga.
i 18.78Marquis of Lome appoint
ed Governor General of Canada.
1908-Bulgaria proclaimed her
ANOTHER KIND OF "FINANCE.
Norman B. Mack, who is a politician
and who, therefore, never tells any
thing but the truth, relates this story
"On one of my trips to New York I
had to visit a bank that is not very
well known. I got mixed up, in my
sense of location, and finally I asked
a newsboy to direct me to the build
ing, telling him that I would give him
half a dollar for his services. He
agreed and led me to the bank, which
was only four doors away.
'That,' I remarked, as I gave him
the money, 'was half a dollar easily
'I know it,' he said, 'but, boss, you
must remember that bank directors
are paid high in New York.''ir-Popu-
Beware of Ointments ror Catarrh That
as mercury will surely destroy the sense
of smell and completely derange the
whole system when entering it through
the mucous surfaces. Such articles
should never be used except on prescrip
tions from reputable physicians, as the
damage they will do is ten fold to the
good you can possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains
no mercury, and is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. In buying
Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get the
genuine. It is taken internally and
made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney
&. Co. Testimonials free.
Sold by Druggists. Price 75c per bo,t
Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipa
Today pictures made from
the films you send In this
Enlarging, Framing, Copying.
Third St. Bemidji.
Do you want
THE BEST GROCERIES
found in Bemidji
Come right here and get
them, as we pride ourselves
on haying only the best
money can buy.
SCHWANDT & MARIN
Let us prove to you that our
Variety store leads in
It will jcost you nothing to
FARMERS LAND CO.
Northern Minnesota Lands
for salt. Information re
carding land buying cheer
Security Stata Bank Bldg.,
We strive to sell.
But we strive harder to please.
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry cus
tomers to us.
jGebrge T. Baker & Co.
HER, IDEA OF HONOR.
H,Mrs. iPercy V. Pennypacker, the new
president, of the General Federation of
Woman's Clubs, said in San Francisco
of the new woman:
-"My type of new, woman has a^hlgh
sense of honor, a manly sense of hon
or. She isn't like a certain old-fash
ioned type of woman who does dis
honorable things without the least no
tion of their being so.
"A woman of -this type was play
ing bridge. Her partner passed the
make to her, and she made it dia
monds .but her hand, on being put
down, was found to contain only two
diamonds, both very low cards.
'What on earth induced you to go
diamonds on such a hand as that?'
her partner asked.
"'It's your fault,' she answered pet
ulantly. 'Why did you twiddle your
VTo Make Them 8mart
LandladyYou believe in mustard
plasters, doctor?". I
M. D. "Rather! I always order'
them for patients who call me out in
the middle of the night when there's
nothing the matter with 'em.The
A Smoker's Philosophy.
"Doesn't it make you warmer to
smoke in hot weather?"
"Oh, I don't know. Maybe it does,
but smoking soothes, me so that 1
don't notice it."
At the Market.
"What did he want for that stuff?"
"What did you bid him?"
"Good morning."Manchester Guar
When Women Campaign.
"Why is she going around in that
39 cent hat?"
"After votes, of course/ She has a
$50 confection that she wears on the
Suits made to your meas
Get your fur coat fixed ov
Shells from $28 up.
Everything in the tailor
ing line at
NORRIE THE TAILOR.
405 Minnesota Ave.
I $ $ $ $ $ S $ $
SAVE YOUR MONEY! $
Regularly and systemati
cally. If you receive your pay
weekly, lay some aside each
week, if monthly do it month
ly. The dollars will pile up
Now 4s the time to open a
bank account with the
SECURITY STATE BANK
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries
Third St. Bemidji
WELL WRAPPED. *#$3'S*'S
DicksonI understand that you fill*
ed your incubator full ofX cold-storage
eggs. Hatch anything?
WicksonI should say so! All thi
chickens came out with fur instead ot
feathers and wore ear muffs.
^However fair this world may be.
For him it will be fairer yet,
Who*strive. the brighter side to see
And seldom does what he'll regret. Jfe
PedAi-n&r and Ka-tar-no*
It matters not where you reside or what you want, the merchants below can get it for you at a price that
reliable and will give you the best value for your money.
I have received'
a letter from a
young lady, whov
asks me: "Is.
the old Pe-ru-na
ter than the re-1
cine has its
place. One is
adapted for one
er for another.
.Ka-tar-no Is a
for some condi-
.tions than the
8. B4iartaaa, M.D. revised Pe-ru-
na. On the
other hand, the revised Pe-ru-na
is a better remedy for some conditions
than Ka-tar-no. They are both in
tended as catarrh remedies. They have
both done a great work: in relieving
catarrh, chronic and acute. Many
hundreds of cases of chronic catarrh
have recovered while taking Ka-tar-no
and the same is true of the revised Pe
ru-na during the last six years since
There is a difference, however, in
the two remedies. Whenever catarrh
Is associated with constipation then
the revised Pe-rji-na is the best. In
deed, this is exactly why the revision
was made, to meet such cases. But
where no laxative is needed, where the
bowels are regular or inclined to be
loose, then the old Pe-ru-na (Ka-tar-
no) is the better remedy.
The revised Pe-ru-na is for sale at
all drug stores. Those wishing to ob
tain Ka-tar-no, address The Ka-tar-no
Co., Columbus, Ohio.
FOR GOOD THINGS TO EAT
ROE AND MARKUSEN
207 Fourth street, Bemidji.
MONEY TO XOAN
ON FARM LANDS.
JOHN 0. ZIEGLER.
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING.
merchandise sales are always
on the increase and each
month: has been better than
the last. If you are not al
ready a .customer, .you do not
know how well we can please
you in quality-and-satisfy
you in quantity.
THE GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
NO NORTHERN 1TA M. P. CUNNINGHAM
RT ^NATIONAL XI i*
*HE 'BANK ON*
RN OLD. STRONG AND AX
CONSERVATIVE.* Oeneral Job and Repair Work
Our local merchants-and
the officers are the atoekhold-*
era of this bank.
Phone 67 Sl Minnesota Ave
In which to buy real estate. Thatjmoment
usually arrives when prices are low
That moment is
and the^man^withlforesight, the man with
nerve," the man with confidence in his
judgment will profit by it. An oppor
tunity accepted is"an opportunity gained
Take our advice and buy now before it
is too late to get a good location in Fair
REYNOLDS & WINTER!
MERCHANTS WHO WANT YOUR BUSINESS I
Dray and Transfer
SAFE AND PIANO MOWING
Res. Phone 58
818 America Avenue
Office Phone 12
All kinds of building ma
terial, as much or as little as
you like at the
ST. fflLAIRE RETAIL LUM-
Coal and wood also for sale
Minnesota Ave. and R. Rv S.
BEMIDJI MUSIC HOUSE
514 Minnesota Ave., Bemidji
[v Wholesale and retail Pla
nos. Organs and Sewing
J. BISIAR, MANAGER.
We do general repair work
of all kinds. Gasoline and
steam engines a specialty.
ShopRear of Pioneer Bldg.
Blacksmith and Horse-Shoer
of Plow and Woodwork.
RUDOLPH W. KOEP-
x* 304 Irvine Ave. Bemidji.
R. F. MURPHY
Rentals, Bonds, Real Estats
First Mortgage Loans
on City and Farm
5 and 6, O'Leary-Bowser Bids.
1 Phene I*.
Sealed proposals in duplicate, each en
velope marked "Proposal for Timber,
Red Lake Reservation," will be received
at the office of the Superintendent of
the-Red !Lake Indian-School, Red Lake,
Minnesota, until* 12 o'clock noon, central
time, Friday, November 1, 1912, for the
purchase of approximately 10,000,000
feet of pine timber, on the Red Lake
Indian Reservation, Minnesota. This
timber is upon portions of areas desig
nated as tract 1, comprising sections 11,
12, 13 and 14, township 150 north, range
35 west sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
and 18, township 150 north, range 34
west tract 2, comprising sections 28
and 33, township 151 north, range 33
west and' tract 3, comprising lots 1, 4,
5, and 8, section 31, township 151 north,
range 32 west, lots 5, 6, 9 and 10, sec
tion 6, lots 2, 3, 6 and 7, section 7, lots
2, 3, 6 and 7, section 18, all in township
150 north, range 32 west, and sections 1
and 12, township 150 north, range 33
west, and the e% of the e% of section
36, township 151 north, range 33 west.
The timber offered for sale consists of
white and Norway pine distributed in
approximately equal parts, with the ex
ception of the area designated as tract
No. 2, practically all of which is Nor
way pine, as follows: tract No. 1, 7,000,*
000 feet tract No. 2, 500,000 feet and
tract No. 3, 2,500,000 feet. Only dead
or fire-injured timber will be sold. How
ever, all of it is of good quality, and it
is all accessible to a railroad or Red
Lake. The minimum prices which will
be accepted are ?4.00 per M. feet for
Norway pine and $5.50 per M. feet for
white pine. Bids may be made for th#
timber on one or more of the tracts, but
each bid must cover one tract only. The
timber must be cut under regulations
prescribed by the secretary of the in
terior. All timber must be cut and re
moved before June 1, 1914, and prior to
June 1, 1913, the following amounts
must be paid for and removed: from
Phone 295 814 Beltrami Ave.
Wholesalers and Retailers
Service and satisfaction. Mail
Orders given that same ser
vice you get in person.
Third St. Bemidji, Minn.
MAKER OF SHOES TO
Repair work neatly done.
First class shoe shining
parlors for Ladies and Gen
310 Minnesota Ave.
BELTRAMI COUNTY SAV-
ING AND BUILDING
Is a home institution, and
has money to loan to build
with or to buy a home.
W. C.~"KLEIN, Secretary
Rooms 6 and
The store that treats you:
Crockery* Glassware, House
hold Necessities used every
day. Then come to the store
that saves you money.
CARLSON'S VARIETY STORE
tract 1, 5,000.000 feet from tract 2,
300,000 feet from tract 3, 1,500,000 feet
With each bid a certified check on a
solvent national bank, must be submit
ted with the bid on tract 1, the check
must be in the amount of $2,000 on
tract 2, $300.00 and on tract 3, 1,000.
These checks will be returned to unsuc
cessful bidders, applied toward the pay
ment for timber if bid Is accepted, and
retained as a forfeit if a bid is accepted
and the bidder fails to comply with
the requirements of his bid. The right
of the secretary of the interior to waive
technical defects in advertisements and
bids, and to reject any and all bids, is
reserved. Further information as to
the timber, and copies of the approved
form of contract, may be obtained upon
request from Walter F. Dickens, Su
perintendent of the Red Lake Indian
School, Red Lake, Minnesota.
Washington, D. C, Augus-t 20HAUKE.,1912,
will defy competition. Every merchant is
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs
of School and Other State Lands
Improved by the
State Reclamation Board
State of Minnesota, State Auditor's
St. Paul, September 30, 1912.
Notice is hereby given that on No
vember 13, 1912, at 10:30 o'clock a. m.,
in the office of the county auditor at Be
midji, Beltrami County, in the State ot
Minnesota, I will offer at public sale a
tract of state land, twenty acres of
which has been cleared of all trees,
brush, stumps, grubs and dead timber,
and well plowed to a depth of six in
ches, in conformity with Chapter 367,
General Laws of Minnesota for 1911,
SE'4 of SE14 Sec. 36, Twp. 150, Rg.
31. Surface undulating soil, clay road
on southv and east burned over ap
praised value .of land $400. Cost of
clearing and plowing 20 acres $700, a to
tal appraisal of $1,100, or $27.50 per
acre for the entire tract. I will offer
also at the same sale the NE14 of SE%,
appraised value $9.00 per acre the
NW14 of SE appraised value $7.50
per acre, and the SW^4 of SE14, ap
praised value $9.00 per acre, all in said
Terms: Fifteen per cent of the pur
chase price and interest on the unpaid
balance from date of sale to June 1,
1913, must be paid at the time of sale.
The balance of purchase money is pay
able in whole or in part on or before
forty years from date of sale the rate
of interest on the unpaid balance is four
per cent per annum, payable in advance
on June 1st of each year, provided, the
principal remains unpaid for ten years
but if the principal is paid within ten
years from date of sale, the rate of in
terest will be computed at five per cent
Appraised value of timber, if any,
must also be paid at time of sale.
All mineral rights are reserved bv the
laws of the state.
Not more than 320 acres can be sold
or contracted to be sold to any one pur
Agents acting for purchasers must
furnish affidavit of authority. Apprais
ers' reports, showing quality and kind
of soil, are on file in this office.
Lists of lands to be offered may be
obtained of the state auditor or the
state commissioner of immigration at
St. Paul, and of the county auditor at
SAMUEL G. IVERSON,
Invest in Land
At only 10.00 per acre
You have the choice of 12 all
The land ilsl easily clearedv and
8l P^& except
about 80 acres0of rolling land
around a small lake. Good
P. M. MALZAHN
J. P. T.AW1
Furniture, Rugs and Stoves,
Phone call 178-2.
323 Minnesota Ave
L. P. ECKSTRUM Hot
Seating. Sewer and
w* Water Connections.
320 Beltrami Ave.
and FARM IMPLEMENTS
,mu S E. BATTLES
The Hardware Merchant
THE CR00KST0N LUMBER
LUMBER, LATH AND