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The Weekly Vtoneer.
Eight pages, containing a summary
f the news of the week. Published
very Thursday and sent postage paid
te any address for 1.60 in advance.
Published every afternoon except Sun
day by the Bemidji Pioneer Publishing
m. omoi. B. x. BSOT
MABOUk J. BAira, Editor.
The tariff question is usually dis
cussed by the man who admits he
don't know how.
Sitting on the fence is risky busi
ness. One might fall the wrong
way. Ask Nick Longworth.
A scientist declares that 'in five
hundred years we shall not have any
hair on our heads, but what do we
Don't marry out of your set is
wholesome advice, but suppose a fel
low's set wobbles around so that he
can't marry in it
The man who tries to borrow
money certainly will agree with
Woodrow Wilson, when he said, "the
trust question is the greatest one
The price of beefsteak is sustained
and soothed by an unfaltering trust,
but it's considered cheap when com
pared with radium at $1,000 an
It is noticeable that when a politi
cian begins to talk about reducing
the cost of living he looks ri.ght at
the American farmer. Yet tne farmer
is only getting 46 cents for every dol
lar paid by the ultimate consumer
for farm products. Let the farmer
alone and turn the spot light on the
railroads and the commission dealers.
Fate of Fanning May Depend on the
(Editorial from the San Francisco
After making a thorough investi
gation and testing their relative
merits, Uncle Sam has come to the
conclusion that his girls are better
farmers than his boys.
A few years ago the Department
of Agriculture organized boys' clubs
and girls' clubs in various agricul
tural communities and inspired them
to friendly rivalry in the raising of
crops. Now reports of achievements
are being made and the wiseacres
who predicted an easy victory for the
boys have not yet recovered suffici
ently from their disappointment to
In Oklahoma, a State of great op
portunities for producers of food, the
girls raised and canned ninety vari
eties of fruit. The boys were no
where in the race. To quote the
dispatch from Washington, "the girls
beat the boys hollow." In other
States the contest was closer, but the
general summing up found the noble
male no longer lord of the soil.
Here is a fine chance for American
women to help lower the cost of liv
ing. She can not only devote her
talents to making the land more pro
ductive, but she can do much to in
duce the surplus of men of the cities
to go to farming or fruit-raising.
The effect of such a change would be
to increase the number of self-sup
porting Americans and to lessen the
burden of countless toilers.
To become a farmer the American
woman does not have to sow and
plow and harrow like many of her
European sisters. She can do her
share of the work by planning it out
and then gently bossing the hus
band, brother or hired man intrusted
with the hard labor. In time she
may even rise to the distinction of
bossing a small army of men, to their
Advantage as well as her own.
'I'm afraid my son will detect my
duplicity," said Mr. Ohlsport
"I'm so frequently compelled to
Chide him for bis lack of proficiency
In his studies when I am secretly
yearning to congratulate him on hi*
Pne football work."
APPENDICITIS BOOK FREE
The Adler-i-ka book, telling how
you can EASILY guard against ap
pendicitis, and how you can relieve
constipation or gas on the stomach
INSTANTLY, is offered free this
week by E. N. French & C&o., Drug
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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
It will cost you nothing to
FARMERS LAND CO.
Northern Minnesota Lands
for salt. Information re
gardlng land buying cheer
Security State Bank Bldg.,
We strive to sell.
But we strive harder to please.
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry cus
tomers to us.
George T. Baker ft Co.
see how de
lightful baking can
be, get a can of
Calumet Baking Powderand
try this delicious recipe:
1 heaping- teaspoonful Calumet Balrfnff Powder.^
1 level teaspoon of salt.
2 rounding tablespoons butter or lard.
ii cup of milk.
9i cup of water.
Sift flour once, then measuxe, add salt and baking powder
and sift three times, rub shortening in with fork or spoon,
add milk and water, turn out on a well floured board and roll
one inch thick, cut and bake in a quick oven about twelve
to fifteen minutes.
And then when they come piping hot from the oven, light and fluffy and
wholesomebutter and taste.
That's the Calumet testalways. Everything baked with Calumet must
be as goodor a little betterthan bakings made with other brands.
Calumet it moderate in price economical in use. Your grocer knows ask him.
RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS
World's Pure Food Exposition, Chicago, 111.
Paris Exposition, France, March, 1912.
Buy your needs
for the School
in Bemidji at the
BEMIDJI PIONEER SCHOOL
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 is the time to open a
bank account with the
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries
Third St. Bemidji
NO NORTHERN NA
RT NATIONAL TJ
HE BANK ON
RN OLD, STRONG AND AL
Our local merchants and
the officers are the stockhold
era of this bank.
J More property is sold
through classified adver
tising every year than is
sold through agents.
Compare the cost of
a want ad with the
charged. fl The. agent has many
properties among which
to divide his selling
1&A want adfindsthe
party who wants your
property in a few days.
Mrs. Knott MeekAccording to the
tyle books, Henry, the loop la to re
place the button on certain dress fab
Mrs. Knott MeekWhy are you so
Knott MeekI am tired of button
ing up gowns and I have always want
ed to loop the
The Fair Store Sells
R. F. MURPHY,
MONEY TO LOAN
ON FARM LANDS.
JOHN G. ZIEGLER,
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING.
MERCHANTS WHO WANT YOUR BUSINESS
It matters not where you reside or what you want, the merchants below can it get 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 THINGS TO EAT
ROE AND MARKUSEN
207 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.
THE GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
WHOLE8ALE AND RETAIL
Phone 67 SIC Minnesota Are
We are Jobbers
No need to send outside of
Bemidji for them.
Pioneer Supply 8tore
Can Save You Money
BEMIDJI PIONEER PUB. CO.*
ST. HILAIRE RETAIL LUM-
Coal and wood also for sale
Minnesota Ave. and R. R. S.
BEMIDJI MUSIC HOUSE
614 Minnesota Ave., Bemidji
Wholesale and retail Pia
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.
The Kind that Please
Enclosed Gears to keep the clothes out of the
cogs and to save the children's fingers.
Ball Bearing to make them work smooth and
Guaranteed for Three Years
in any kind of wear. With a little care will
last 10 years.
Bicycle Wringers always please and are sold on
Three year guaranteed wringer SB.OO
One year guaranteed wringer $3. 73
GIVEN HARDWARE CO.
YOUR MONEY BAOK IF YOU WANT IT
316-318 Minn. Ave. BEMIDJI Phone 57
FINEST IN THE NORTHWEST
LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF
THE RETAIL DISTRICT, NEAR
THE LEADING THEATERS, CON-
VENIENT TO EVERYTHING.
ROOMS WITH RUNNING WATER
$1.50 PER DAY.
ROOMS WITH TOILET
$2.00 PER DAY-
SAFE AND PIANO MOVING
Res. Phone 68
818 America Avenue
ROOMS WITH BATH AND TOILET
$2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $4.00 PER DAY.
Dray and Transfer
READ THE PIONEER WANT ADS
Office Phone 12
All kinds of building ma
terial, as much or as little as
you like at the
RUDOLPH W. KOEPP
Blacksmith and Horse-Shoer
of Plow and Woodwork.
304 Irvine Ave. Bemidji.
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
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, Glasswr-a. House
hold Necessities used every
day. Then come to the store
that saves you money.
CARLSON'S VARIETY STORE*
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Dry Cleaning House
HOGANSON BROS., Props.
Dry Gleaning of Ladies'
and Bents' Clothing, House
hold Goods, etc.
Telephone 537 106 Secoai St
William C. Klein
Rentals, Bonds, Real Estate
First Mortgage Loans
on City and Farm
5 and 6, O'Leary-Bowser Bids.
Royal Mail Steamers
5 Services 30 Steamers
WEEKLY SAILINGS FROM
MONTREAL AND QUEBEC
S.S, Victorian, Dec. 6th
S.S. Grampian, Dec. 12th, from St. John
Carry Christmas Excursions to Europe
Book your passage now and be sure
of a good berth.
These steamers are among the larg
est and best sailing from the St. Law
_We can bcok you through from Be
midji. No delay or hotel expenses on
For rates, reservations and alTother
information apply to
R. E. FISHER
Union Depot, Bemidji. Phone 50
H. H. WATSON
General Agent, Minneapolis
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
Minnesota Ave. Bemidji
Small or large jobs given
our prompt attention.
GIVE US A TRIAL.
Phone 386 8
Steam and Hot
W Heating. Sewer and
320 Beltrami Are.
and FARM IMPLEMENTS
nn. 6 E. BATTLES
The Hardware Merchant
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