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THE BEMIDJI DAILY PIONEER
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MIDJI, MINN UNDER THB ACT OF
MARCH 8, 187.
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B. OAmSOBT. B.
AmOU jr. DA3TB, Bdltor.
Back to Work.
-^w* that the country has been
saved we can all go back to work
and hustle the bread for tomorrow.
Socialist Vote Increasing.
Early returns in this county would
indicate that the Socialist vote is in
creasing materially with each elec
tion. Where a few years ago it was
the "Republicans and Democrats who
fought out the county and state
tickets, it is now Republicans and
Socialists. The Socialists are giv
ing the. Republicans a close run for
several county offices this year.
The Soo Line Special.
Bemidji will be host to leading
farm extension workers of the state
on Saturday afternoon. They are
coming with a special train of eleven
cars over the Soo line and will be
here from 3 p. m. Saturday to 9 a.
m." Monday. This visit is important
to the business men of this city as
well as to the- farmers as the word
has gone forth that there are no
farmers near Bemidji. By personal
solicitation and any other available
menas the business men musjt get
their farmer customers in to see that
train Saturday. It is a complete
farm on wheels and a college educa
tion in itself.
Bemidji's IFire Engine.
It has been suggested sometime in
the past that Bemidji dispose of her
fire, engine..: Just what the depart
ment would have done without it at
the' Re"x hotel fire is hard to realize
as the engine furnished the only
source of supply for the entire .city
for a period of more than two hours.
When the water supply from the
pumping station gave'out the engine
crew was called upon to extend it
self and did fine work. The crew is
composed of the following members:
Fred Bursley, Rube Miller and John
Cline. It is believed that this dem
onstration will result in dispensing
with the idea that Bemidji should
sell its, engine.
The Rex Hotel Fire.
The Rex hotel fire has brought
home to every one in Bemidji two
1. That the man who does not
take out insurance it the gambler
and the man who insures plays safe.
2. That Bemidji has adequate
fire fighting apparatus and service
but an inadequate water supply.
The first point needs little elabora
tion. The man who does not insure
bets that he will never have a fire.
The man who does insure takes no
chances and if he is fortunate
enough to be skipped he knows that
his money is helping some one else.
Bemidji has pumps and mains
large enough and strong enough to
hold five. times as much water as
was available yesterday and at three
times the pressure. The attention
of the council has been brought re
peatedly to the fact that the city is
depending upon one well for its
water supply and that that well is
good for but 200 gallons per minute.
Instead of taking, prompt action, the
council has been delaying the mat
ter several months.
It -is impractical to pump water
out of the lakes except in cases of
emergency,' as the water has been
condemned by the state health offi
cer* The one thing left for the. city
to do is to put down more wells and
$1,000 or $1,500 in wells yesterday
would probably have saved the hotel.
Aft. it .was, not enough water could
be/thrown into the building and at
times the pressure would not carry
the stream to the third floor.
Bemidji has had two bad fires al
ready this year, and they are not.
good 'for the insurance rate. The
hotel was supposedly fireproof
building, yelf'tftfrtiea like tinder once
thQ'fiameB were beyond control. The
faihrreTrf^he wa^er supply seriously
menaced, the entire down town sec
tion. At one time, at least, last sum
mer the stand pipe and tank was
dry and had there been a serious fire
at that time, the city would have
been at the mercy of the flames, as
the 200 gallons a minute from the
one well would not have been a drop
in the bucket to the water needed.
The Rex hotel is a big loss and a
blow. It should serve as a
warning and proper steps should be
taken by the' council $0 further safe
guard the property of the city.
Mrs.' Mary Anderson spent Sunday
as the guest of Mrs. Cronamiller.
Mrs. Britten was the guest of Mrs.
John Ndels Tuesday.
Mrs. Cronamiller and son, Ralph,
leave for their home, in Chicago
Mr. Rice is putting up a new barn
adjoining his silo.
Blynn Anderson was the guest of
Ralph and. Earl Cronamiller at din
Bill Grover spent Saturday night
and Sunday as the guest of his
brothers in Bemidji.
LOOK HERE FOR IT
Many a Bemidji Reader Will Be In
When people read about the cures
made by a medicine endorsed, from
far away, is it surprising that they
wonder if the statements are true?
But when they read of cases right
here at home, positive proof is with
in their reach, for close investiga
tion is an easy matter. Read Bemid
ji endorsement of Doan's Kidney
Oliver Goodhamer, carpenter, 1200
Dewey Ave., Bemidji, Minn., says:
"I have used Doan's Kidney Pills and
have no hesitation in recommending
them. Some years ago I was annoy
ed by my kidneys. It hurt me to
stoop or lift and in the morning I
felt stiff and lame. I used two boxes
of Doan's Kidney Pills and they gave
me strength. This remedy can be
obtained at Barker's Drug Store."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the nameDoan's
aind take no other.Adv. WE EETTJEH
Today pictures made from
the films you send In this
Enlarging, Framing, Copying. -It
Third St. Bemldjl.
Do you want
THE BEST GROCERIES
found In Bemldjl
Come right here and get
them, as we pride ourselves
on having only the best
money can buy.
SCHWANDT & MAEIN
Let ue prove to you that our
Variety store leads in
It will cost you nothing to
FARMERS LAND OO.
Northern Minnesota Lands
for sale. Information re
garding land buying cheer
Security 8tate Bank Bldg.,
We strive to sell.
But we strive harder to please.
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry cos
tomers to us.
George T. Baker ft Co.
Miss GMjbrgle' Smith Is enjoying a
three days' visit at homeVith her
mother inf Bemidji, Sunday, Monday
and Tuesday, there being no school
the first Sffb ds of the week.
Mrs, Cronamttfer spent Sunday' and
Monday as -the^luest of Mrs. Conger
and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Clint Simes left Monday for
International Fails, where they will
make their home, at least during the
coming winter* Mr. LacKoreVand
Mr. Sines will work on the Backus
and Brooks railroad at camp three.
There*wer several visitors at the
Aldrich feme st Sunday Among
them were- Mr.atnd1
Cann antfvson *arl.
Mrs. Hilda -JAnderson and chil
dren, of DrtonviUe, Minn., are visit
ing at George Brennans. Mrs. And
erson is a sister of Mrs. Brepnan.
Mrs. Burney Aldrich is no longer
a widow. Mr^ Aldrich returned
Thursday from,Devils Lake, N. D.,
wher he has been working for some
A hunting party consisting of Roy
and Annie Bowers, Selmer Klung
seth, and Mr. $ncL Mrs. Gappa were
out last Sundaj^and report twenty
nine rabbits and? two partridges.
The Aldrich Brothers delivered a
number of head' of cattle to W. G.
Schroeder, of Bemidji, on Monday.
Mr. Day had five teams on the road
last Saturday, loading a car of wood
Mr. and Mrs. Gearge Forte called
at the Aldrich home last Sunday.
Mr. George Grow has returned
from Dakota, where he has been
Miss Marie Helgeson spent Thurs
day in Bemidji.
A few of our young people attend
ed the Hallowe'en party given by the
ypung people of Leonard. They re
port a good time.
Among those who returned from
Dakota last week were Olaf Galen,
Tollaf Meckelby, Clara Brun, Halvor
Stai, Iver Iversou and Bert Crom
Miss Bertha Klinger returned to
Bemidji last Monday, after spending
three weeks with her parents.
A. G. Sthol is" having an addition
put onto his building in Pinewood.
T, O. Galen and Martin Johnson are
doing the work.
Miss Lettie Drumness came home
from Bemidji for a few days' visit
with her parents.
Mrs. J. Sines was a Bemidji visitor
Mrs. Arthur Mc-
Buy your needa
for the School
In Bemidji at the
*B: )NEER SCHOOL
*$$$$$$ $ $
S SAVE YOUR MONEY!
Regularly and systematic
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 BANK
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries
Third St. Bemidji
3 aft y-
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bailey have
moved back to their home near Pine
Mrs. S. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Fulierton spent Monday in Bemidji.
Alfred Jackley and wife, and Mrs.
Styles drove down to Thief River
Henry Johnson went to Carmel
Thursday returning Friday.
Nels Tomes took a hike to Rapid
Ora Styles expects to be back in
time to vote, from North Dakota,
where he has been operating a
It matters not where you reside or what you want, the merchants below can it get for you at a price that
reliable and will give you the best value for your money.
MONEY TO LOAN
ON FARM LANDS.
JOHN G. HEGLER.
NO NORTHERN NA
RT HATI0NAL JH
HE BANK ON
N OLD, STRONG AND AT.
'Oar local merchants and
the officers are the stockhold
of this bank.
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING.
FOR GOOD THINGS TO EAT
ROE AND MAREUSEN
267 Fourth street, Bemidji.
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.
i X- SCHROEDER
THE GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Phone 67 SIS Minnesota Ave
We are Jobbers
PIN TICKETS and
No need to send outside of
T Bemidji for them,
Royal Baking Pdwder exceeds
others in leavening power, in purity
and wholesomeness, and is used
generally in families, exclusively in
the most celebrated hotels and res
taurants, by the United States Army
and Navy, and wherever the best
and finest food is required. Teachers
of cooking schools and lecturers upon
culinary matters use and recom
mend the RoyaL
Royal is the only baking powder
made from Royal Grape Cream of
Tartar. It is admittedly the best and
most healthful baking powder made.
When you know what is best,
please ask for it
^Pioneer Supply Store
Can Save You Money
BEMIDJI H0NEER PUB. CO.
Mail carrier had two passengers
out on Thursday.
Frank Hendrickson has been clear
ing and breaking for Anton Warnes.
Johnson from Grygla was a Mal
colm visitor Saturday.
Martin Stokke is building a barn
on his homestead.
Candid About It.
He^If"I was rich, darling, would
you- love me more than you do?
Sher-Well, I might not love you any
more, but I would look forward to our
wedding day with a great deal more
impatience than I do at present.
MERCHANTS WHO WANT YOUR BUSINESS
Dray and Transfer
SAFE AND PIANO MOVING
Res. Phone 68
818 America Avenue
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
614 Minnesota Ave., Bemldjl
Wholesale and retail Pia-
UQS. Organs and 8ewing
J. BISIAR, MANAGER.
We do general repair work
of all kinds. Gasoline and
steam engines a specialty.
ShopRear of Pioneer Bldg.
RUDOLPH W. X0EPP
Blacksmith and Horse-Shoer
of Plow and Woodwork.
804 Irvine Ave. Bemidji.
Office Phone 12
SOLD ON GIUAUTY
BEMIDJI BREWING CQ
FURNITURE J. P. LAHR
Furniture, Rugs and Stoves,
Phone call 178-2.
323 Minnesota 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
,A .WM. STAKES.
310 Minnesota Ave.
BELTRAMI COUNTY SAY-
ING AND BUILDING
le- a home institution, an d*
has money to loan to build*
fSt with or to buy a home.
W. C. KLEIN, Secretary
Rooms 6 and
_\ 0*Leary-Bowser Bldg.
The store that treats you
RIGHT. Crockery. Glassws 'e. House
hold Necessities need every
day. Then come to the store
that saves you money.
CARLSON^ VARIETY STORE*
It gives 50 per ceut more heat from a cord of wood than
any direct draft, or air tight stove made.
Why try to warm the weather through your chimney when
you could keep this heat in your house.
It keeps a fire all night.
It heats evenly and is absolutely guaranteed.
Price for 22-incb Stove $30.00
On monthly payment plan or 5. per cent Off for cash.
Your money back if you want it.
GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
316-318 Minn. Ave. BEMIDJI Phone 57
Subscribe for The Pioneer
will defy competition. Every merchant is
Invest in Land
At only $10.00 per acre
You have 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
Small or large jobs given
our prompt attention.
GIVE US A TRIAL.
L. P. ECKSTRUM
Plumbing, Steam and Hot 4r
Water Heating. Sewer and
320 Beltrami Ave.
and FARM IMPLEMENTS
The Hardware Merchant
THE CR00KST0N LUMBER
LUMBER, LATH AND
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