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rtm Weekly tJMoneer.
Bight pages, containing a summary
f the' news of the week. Published
every Thursday and sent postage paid
to any address for 1.60 in advance.
Published-every afternoon except Sun
day by the Bemldji Pioneer Publishing
S. OAMOJaT. B. H. BSVU
MABOU J. .DAJTB, Editor.
The Potato Market.
Last week W. R. Mackenzie made
the statement to the Pioneer that he
believed potatoes would go to seven
ty-five cents a bushel before January
1. Mr. Mackenzie based his opinion
on the fact that potatoes in Aroo
stock county, Maine, are now selling
for over one dolalr a bushel and that
Aroostock county is considered the
key of the world's potato market.
Bemidji merchants have taken ex
ception Mr. Mackenzie's state
ments and claim that potatoes will
not go high this winter. They say
that the production last year was
close to 100,000,000 bushels short
of what it is this year and that a
difference of even 5,000,000 bushels
would cause the price to be lower.
They advise farmers to sell while the
market is strong as late reports' from
Chicago indicate a weak market there
and also in Kansas City.
Whether or not he should sell now,
each' farmer must decide himself
but it is not fair for a farmer who
is owing for merchandise to hold his
crops in hope that the market will
go higher when it may go lower. He
runs the risk of losing the results of
a year's work and forcing his mer
chants to carry the acount for anoth
er year. The farmer who is out of
debt can afford to speculate. The
farmer who is not has no more right
to speculate than the city business
man who is in debt to his wholesale
New Field for Merchants.
If Congressman S teenerson is suc
cessful in his promised endeavors to
have congress order built a harbor
on Red Lake .at Redby, Bemidji mer
chants will, have an entirely new
field opened to them. The business
from this field is at present going to
Thief River Falls, although the
people would rather trade in their
own county and keep their money
at home. The people on the reserva
tion want the harbor, the people who
live in the surounding country want
the harbor, and if Bemhlji will back
Congressman Steenerson, work on the
harbor should be started some time
Should Be Looking Forward.
Paving operations were started so
late this year that the contractors
are having trouble finding men and
it is possible that the Nymore road
may not be completed before freeze
up. Men have been attracted to the
harvest fields by the offer of high
wages and few are left for city work.
The city should start this fall pre
paring for the paving that is to be
done next year. All of the prelimin
ary work, such as any special elec
tions if necessary, floating of bond
etc., should be done before
snow is off the ground in the
spring so that when the contracts
are let, the city will have the bene
fit of a low labor cost.
Contractors will figure high
enough to cover the cost of top price
labor when they see that their jobs
are to run into the fall. If they can
start work in the spring, they can
get men for less money and the cost
per yard to the city for paving will
be materially cut. It is practically
certain that more paving will be laid
next year and it should be laid
Tho Following Ir a Sure Cure for
"If I Thought I Was Smoking Too
Much, Don't You Know, I Could Quit
It for Good Right Now."
"The Captain Of the Boat Was Sea
lick Himself, but It Didn't Make Me
"Too Bad, Old Fellow I Had Tick
ets to the Convention, hut I Gave
Them All Away."
"I Used to Know All the Constella
tions at Sight, but One Forgets Such
Things, You Know."
"My Bank Account Overdrawn*
Why, I Supposed I Had at Least a
Train's Reported on Time Ma'am."
Does Seem Cold.
"Gosh, this New York society is
cold-blooded," declared the man who
had broken in from the west
"An overnight visitor at my house
fell over a chair and barked his shin.
I hear now he has consulted a lawyer
as to the liability of a host for ac
cident to a guest."
"What's all this?" asked the hotel
clerk after Dubbleigh had registered.
"Mr. and Mrs. Horace Dubbleigh,
two children, chauffeur and N. Y.
2897608? What's the N. Y. et cetera
"Oh, I thought I'd register my car."
Bald Dubbleigh. "That's Its license
SheWhy do they call that the
HeJust as you're going good you
The Joy of the Chase.
My wife's the kind of ahoppir
Whose virtues I would sing
Naught ever seems to stop her.
And she never buys a thing!
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 having only the best
money can buy.
SCHWANDT & MARIN
Let us prove to you that our
Variety store leads in
VALUES AND VARIETY.
It will cost you nothing to
FARMERS LAND 00.
Northern Mtnneaota Lands
for sal*. Information re
garding land buying cheer
Security State Bank Bldg.,
We strive to sell.
Rut we strive harder to please.
THAT'S SERVICE. *r'
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry cus
tomers to us.
George T. Baker ft Co.
A LIBERAL PEOPLE.
Jerry was treating Mike to a trolley
ride. The conductor, a good-looking
young Irishman, ,came through, col
lecting the fares. Mike watched his
progress with great interest. Pres
ently he turned to Jerry with tears
In his eyes.
"Jerry," he said, huskily, "I've a
lump in me t'roat!"
"What for?" demanded Jerry."
"Tie the gladness of me that's too
big to swally!" said Mike. "Every
American has the big generous heart!
D'ye mind the poor young felly wid
the blue cap? 'Tis beggln' his livin*
he is. I saw him hold out his hand
Cooking is a matter which con
cerns the whole family, and under
modern methods and conveniences
it is made so attractive 'the Whdle
family is becoming interested, if not
taking part in it.
"These biscuits are delicious this cake is
excellent," says the father* "I made them,"
says the daughter, and both father and
daughter beam with pleasure.
It is a crime, with our modern agencies,
helps and facilities, to have soggy biscuit, or
wooden cake, or leaden pastry.
Royal Baking Powder has made home
baking a success, a pleasure and a profit, and
the best cooking today the world over is
done with its aid.
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.
$ 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 is the time to open a
bank account with the
SECURITY STATE BANE
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries
Third St. Bemidji*
NO NORTHERN NA
RT NATIONAL TI
HE BANK OH
RN OLD, STRONG AND AL
Our local merchants and
til* offlceri are the stoekhold
era of this bank.
to twenty-slven people and every Me?
ted wan of thim giv' him a
When -man admires woman** style
With all her pretty graces,
Tis sad When he starts making eyes
To And her making- faces.
The Main Desideratum.
"I hear you have a most interesting
"Yes a wife and two grown daugh*
"Fine, fine. Just the right numhai
MONEY TO LOAN
ON FARM LANDS.
JOHN O. ZSBaLER.
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING.
merchandise sales are always
on the increase and each
month has been better than
the last. If you aTe not al
ready a customer, you doJ
know how well we can please
you in quality and satisfy
you in quantity.
THE GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Phone 47 SIC Minnesota Ave
rT- ^,-^^j Jjr
M. F. CUNNINGHAM
Sure and Clip
ft ot Today
It matters not where you reside or what you want, the mefehants below can get it for you at a price that will defy competition. Every merchant is
reliable and will give you the best value for your money.
FOR GOOD THIN GS TO EAT
207 Fourth street, Bemidji.
General Job and Repair Work
William C, Klein
Rutils, Bonds, Real Estafa
First Mortgage Loans
.'t City and Farm
Hand 4, 0'Larya*wtsr fJMg.
CXTATIOV TOM MEAKOKO O VFETX-
TXOV POK -At*S*X*TBATIOXr
Estate-of Vinton- L.. Ellis.
State of Minnesota, County of Beltra
mi, in Probate Court.
I -the Matter of the Estate of Vinton
L. Ellis, decedent.
The State of Minnesota-to ~all'persons
interested in. the granting of adminis
tration of the estate of said decedent:
the'petition of Florence E. Ellis, hav
ing been filed in this court, represent
ing-that Vinton-L. Ellis, then a-resident
of the.County of Beltrami, State of Min
nesota* died intestate on the 8th day of
September, 1912 and' praying^ that let
ters of administration of his estate be
to said petitioner and the court
having fixed the time and' place forbear
ing -said petition Therefore, you and
each, of you, are hereby cited and re
quired to show cause, if any you have
before this court at the probate court
rooms in the court house, in the City
Bemidji, in the County of
of Minnesota, on the' 16th day of Octob
er, 1912, at ten o'clock a. why said
petition should not be granted.
Witness, the judge of said court, and
the seal of said court, this 17th day of
M. A. CL.ARK,
(Court Seal) Probate Judge.
4 times daily
Dray and Transfer
SAFE AND PIANO MOVING
Res. Phono 58
818 America Avenue
Office Phone 12
All kinds of building ma
terial, as much or as little as
you like at the
ST. HILAIRE RETAIL LUM-
Coal and wood also for sale
Minnesota Ave. and R. R. S.
BEMIDJI MUSIC HOUSE
514 Minnesota Ave,, Bemidji
Wholesale and retail Pla
noa, Organs and Sewing
J. BISIAR, MANAGER.
We do general repair work
of all kinds. Gasoline and
steam engines a specialty.
Shop-^Rear of PrOneer Bldg.
*r RUDOLPH W. KOEPP
Blacksmith and Horse-ShoCr
*:V** Al kin ds
4 It America Ave,
of Plow and Woodwork.#
304 Irvine Ave. Bemidji.
treat the Imetoty. cheekteg. dark hire i
stf imlumr choice of tbeto tfcr boob:
J. P. LAHR
Furniture. Rugs and Stoves,
Phono call 178-2.
Wholesalers and Retailers
Service and satisfaction. Mall
Orders given that same Ber
vice you get in person.
Third St. Bemidji, Minn.
MAK ER O SHOES TO
Repair work neatly done.
First class shoe -saining
parlors for Ladles and Gen
A WM. STASIS.
310 Minnesota Ave.
BELTRAMI COUNTY SAV-
ING AND BUILDING
la a home Institution, and
has money to loan to build
with or to buy homo.
Tbe00 (Like illustrations in theleading announcementsfromidaytoday.)niduniversities
New Thfe dictionary is MOT published by the original i^ob-
WEMTWAN ushers of Webster's dictionary or by their successors.
O a It ie.s the ONLY entirely NEW compilation by the werfcfs
PICllOWARYfull Limp Leather, flexible, stamped in
n*"MJ J?4es It it exact!* the sane
olive.d^[ edges an I
with snaate cornet*.
Bemidji Townsite& ImprovementCo.
For price of lots, terms etc.,
INQUIRE OF XCBAIPE^,
Bemidji Townsite & Improvement Co.
S20 Capital Bank Building
323 Minnesota Ave.
Rooms 5 and ff
The store that treats you
-V* Crockery, Glassware, House
hold Necessities used every
that saves you money.
CARLSONS VARIETY STORE
Printed on Bible paper with red edge and cornerdan
rounded beautiful, strong, durable. Besides the general contents, there
i are.maps and over ISoo subjects beautifully illustrated by three- I
lv color plates, numerous subjects by monotones, 16 pages of IfiSTSr
educational charts and the latest United States Census. Present I ftSl,1
at this office SBC Conentire) Dictionary Coupons and the) *foC
It fe pWa doth bind.
ms. ^stamped is.- old
sad black: fcntair'
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Ciapiaa eat the
Asr Bo*fcrMall. 22c Extra tot Peates*
This space reserved by the
Invest in Land
At only $10.00 per acre
You fcave the choice of 12 all
The land is easily cleared and
is gradually sloping, except
about 80 acres of rolling land
around a small lake. Good
graded roads to Turtle River
THE BEMIDJI LEAD
in the World
L. P. ECK8TRUM
Plumbing, Steam and Hot
Water Hoattng. Sower and
320 Beltrami Ave.
and FARM IMPLEMENTS
The Hardware Merchant
THE CR00X8T0M LUMBER
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