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VOLUM E 10. NUMBE 180.
SATURDAY SCORES
SURPRISE ROOTERS
Victories of Chicago and Harvard
Over Minesota and Yale Were
Not Looked For.
GOPHERS SUFFERED A SLUMP.
Outplayed Chicago During First Half
but Suffered a Touchdown in
the Third Quarter.
SONS OF ELI FAIL TO WIN.
Although Clearly Outweighed, Boys
From Cambridge Succeed Be
yond Wildest Dreams.
The Final Scores.
Chicago, 7 Minnesota, 0.
Harvard, 20 Yale, 0.
Army, 23 Syracuse, 7
Navy, 39 New York University, 0.
Lehigh, 10 Lafayette, 0.
Carlisle, 27 Springfield Training,
31.
Brown, 21 Norwich, 7.
Purdue, 34 Indiana, 7.
Northwestern, 6 Illinois, 0.
Kansas, 12 Missouri, 3.
Wisconsin, 28 Iowa, 10.
Gallaudet, 15 Johns Hopkins, 14.
Case, 13 Hiram, 6.
Trinity, 10 Tufts, 0.
Dickinson, 0 Swarthmore, 0.
Bucknell, 35 Gettysburg, 0.
Wash, and Jeff., 67 Bethany, 0.
Rutgers, 25 Stevens, 7.
Carneigie Tech., 14 Haverford, 7.
Nebraska, 13 Oklahoma, 9.
Colorado, 3 Colorado Mines, 24.
Ohio State, 39 Wesleyan, 6.
Ames, 23 Drake, 3.
Arkansas, 13 Washington, 7.
De Pauw, 3 Earlham, 13.
Cornell, 10 Grinnell, 0.
Winona high, 12 La Crosse high,
0.
Fairmont, 87 Winnebago, 0.
Red Wing Trainers, 19 River
Falls, 0.
Chicago, Nov. 25.The close of
Minnesota's football season Saturday
brought defeat to the Gophers at the
hands of Stagg's Maroons by a score
of 7 to 0. It was a hard fought game
throughout and the best team won.
When the first half ended, the Go
pher supporters were firm in a belief
that Minnesota would triumph in the
second half as they had outplayed
their rivals in the first half. Chicago
braced amazingly in the second half
though and managed to make a
touchdown which spelled victory for
the Stagg forces.
The touchdown came as a direct
result of a long and accurately timed
and well executed forward pass Two
Minnesotans were on the spot and
might have interfered at least for a
penalty, but failed to make the most
of their opportunity. The big gain
seemed to put the Minnesotans in the
air for a short time and was follow
ed by a ten-yard end run by the Ma
roons. This appeared to put the
Minnesota eleven even higher and
the Maroons smashed and crashed
.down the short remaining yards for
a touchdown, finally registering
.through an end run when the Min
nesota secondary defense was play
ing for a possible forward pass. It
was good football by the Maroons
-and the touchdown came without
iftaw or fluke of any description.
Gophers Seemed Off Form.
Minnesota lacked a lot of playing
up to the finished form the home
rooters had expected. Many things
perhaps contributed to this, but the
Gophers were clearly off form both
in their offensive and defensive
work. They did not approximate the
finish or the driving power they ex
hibited in the Wisconsin game. The
team played to the full limit of its
speed and power but the offensive
work appeared to lack that vital
spark necessary to make it go.
The team lacked snap and the
thrust and "punch its offense had
shown in the previous games of the
year.
Most of the rooters incline to a be
lief that this lack of dash and vigor
is due to the short period elapsing
since the Wisconsin game.
The team did not seemingly have
time to recover from the Wisconsin
game and Chicago appeared to be
trained to the minute. The Gophers,
during the season had found It nee-
THE BEMIBJl
FRANZ MENSCHIK.
Proihar of Mrs. Szabo to Aid
-She ProMeutlon of Gibson.
1912k by American Press Association.
OVERSUNDAY WIRES
London, Nov. 25.Rumors persist
that not only Russia and Austria are
getting their fighting men in shape
but that Germany has ordered the
reservists of five army corps to re
join their regiments. The reservists
number 130,000 men.
The Austrian navy is on its way
to Belgrade, the capital of Servia,
Fighting has been resumed at Tchat
alja. Turkey argues that it still has
500,000 soldiers on which to draw
while the Balkan states are near the
end of their resources. The Balkans
report that they yet have' 150,000
men available to throw at the Tur
kish front. The prospect of a gen
eral European was has excited dip
lomatic offices the world over.
essary to point up for almost every
antagonist on its schedule this year
and the strain of sustaining speed
and dash had evidently been too
great for an inexperienced team to
carry. The Minnesota boys were in
the final analysis beaten and out
played, but they were in no sense
outgamed. They fought-desparately
to stave off defeat, but were unsuc
cessful.
Harvard Smashed Yale.
New Haven, Conn., Nov. 25.
Harvard smashed Yale Saturday. It
was a rout, a disaster, a cataclysm.
It takes memory of the oldest inhab
itant to recall when the Crimson's
score ran into double figures while
keeping the Blue blanketed That
was done today And if 20 for Har
vard to 0 for Yale means much to
Cambridge, it is equally certain that
it means more to New Haven.
Already it is known that the en
tire system of play aad the teaching
thereof is to be radically revised
down here where Old Man Football
himself was popularly supposed to
mane his habitat And when the re
vision is complete it will be found
that Yale has taken a leaf from Har
vard's book and has reconstructed
her organization on the model of her
once despised rival. A Permanent
coach will be installed and the time
honored Yale tradition of graduate
coaching, changing each year, is to
be abandoned
Arm Broken Twice.
So Yale is going to try to come
back along new ways One thing the
does not have to learn, and that is to
Keep heart. That, she always has
had Today she showed how much
her sons have it still, when at the
close of the game it became public
that Bomeisler, the remarkable end,
had played through the game with
two bones in his left arm broken.
One he snapped in the Princeton
game last Saturday, the second went
the same way today But he played
almost tnroughout the game without
a whimper although most of the time
the left arm hung nearly useless by
his side.
Harvard knew more football than
Yale did and she knew better how to
(Continued on last page).
CfW^D THE CU
0\~\J\Jr REPORTE
STATE LAND SALE
Samuel G. Iverson, state auditor,
has arranged for a sale of timber
stumpage in Belttami county on Wed
nesday, December 18. An advertis
ment giving in detail the descrip
tions of the timber to be sold will
appear in the Pioneer tomorrow and
on December 3, 10 and 17. On De
cember 19 a similar sale of Itasca
county state timber will be held fn
Grand Rapids. Some of the timber
to be sold in Itasca county lies east
of Funkley and Haupt and is avail
able from the M. & I. road. A full
^description of the Itasca timber will
appear in the Grand Rapids papers
I thj week.
MOON FILES APPEAL
C. O. Moon this morning filed no
tice of appeal to the district court
from the decision of the board of
canvassers and expects the court to
act soon. Mr. Moon was defeated for
the office of register of deeds at the
last election by five votes according^
to the official returns.
ROYAL NEIGHBORS.
All Royal Neighbors are requested
to attend the meeting Tuesday even
ing, November 26th. Several candi
dates to initiate. Hattie Ostrander,
recorder
FREIGHT TRAIN IS WRECKED.
Several cars of a Great Northern
freight train went off the track at
Solway about 8 a. m., and traffic
on the line was closed until nearly
2 p. m. As far as could be learned
no one was injured, but merchandise
was scattered over the right of way
for some distance. The east bound
passenger did not reach Bemidji un
til after 2 p. m.
SNOW PLEASES HUNTERS.
The foot of snow which fell last
night pleased many hunters who
have not yet bagged their limit- ot-
game and it is predicted that majryJ
deer will be shipped Into- -fiemidji
this week. The snow is heavy
enough to make tracking easy but
not enough to make walking diffi
cult The absence of snow to date
has protected the deer better than
any game laws. Hunters predict
that they will be more plentiful than
ever next year.
COLLINS' BODY HERE.
The body of Ed Collins, of Island
Lake, will arrive in Bemidji at 6 p.
ir this evening having been shipped
from the federal prison at Fort
Leavenworth via Minneapolis. The
funeral will be hald at Island Lake
tomorrow where Collins' wife and
two daughters live. A brother Dan,
of Stillwater, and an uncle John, of
Superior, will come for the funeral.
Collins died at Fort Leavenworth
last week of delirium tremens after
he had been taken down for a term
of one year for selling liquor to the
Indians
NEW LIBRARY BOOKS
Miss Beatrice Mills, Bemidji li
brarian, announces that the library
is constantly receiving new books. A
list of late arrivals will be printed
from day to day in the Pioneer. Those
arrived today are:
Dana, Geological Story Briefly
Told.
Harrington, About the Weather
Beal, Seed Dispersal.
Laughlin, Complete Dressmaker
Upton, Standard Operas.
Wheeler, Alexander the Great.
Jones, Thomas A. Edison.
Franklin, Autobiography.
Stephen, Playground of Europe
the Alps.
Greely, Handbook of Alaska
Hornaday, Two Years in
Jungle
Muir, Our National Parks.
Muir, Fiction Adult.
Abbott, Sick a Bed Lady.
Bosher, Man. In Lonely Land.
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER
the
(Copyright)
GROOMED FOR SPEAKER
Henry Rines, P. H. #cGarry, R. C.
Dunn and H. H.' Dunn, are
Candidates,
WARM SESSION IS PROMISED
The contest for the speakership, of
the next Minnesota legislature is be
coming interesting. Henry Rines of
Mora looms up.as |h|^leaiiu candi
dal, he havinsr been .'endorsed by
thirty-two house members, but he
will have strenuous opposition from
former Speaker H. H. Dunn of Al
bert Lea, R. C. Dunn of Princeton
and P. H. McGarry of Walker.
The next house will be made up of
98 Republicans, 20 Democrats and
one Socialist, one Prohibitionist and
one Independent. Of this number,
the Progressive Republicans, respon
sible for Rines' candidacy, claim to
have fifty members signed up and
they figure on eight others as certain
to vote for him. As sixty-one votes
constitutes a majority, they feel cer
tain that they will secure the neces
sary number.
The other faction, however, is not
willing to admit all this. They de
clare that all it does is to place
Rines squarely in the field as a can
didate.
The two Dunns are both in favor
of the election going to the floor of
the house. This would undoubtedly
please the Democrats. It is now pre
dicted that the Bourbon vote will
line up solidly against Rines.
Those who hope for a quiet session
will undoubtedly be disappointed. It
will be a stormy one and many pre
dict that it will pass into history as
being the most turbulent in Minne
sota annals.
H. "H. Dunn, the former speaker,
will be a contender for the floor lead
ership on the Republican side. The
long distance tariff bill is one of the
measures he will champion, it is said.
H. O. Bjorge of Lake Park, father of
the tonnage tax bill that Governor
Johnson vetoed four years ago, will
be back in the house, and it is said
he will spring another similar meas
ure. Reapportionment will, of course,
be one of the most important meas
ures considered. The chances for its
passage are said to be good, as many
of the senators have gubernatorial
aspirations and will desire to "get in
right" with Northern Minnesota.
State politicians are already spec
ulating as to gubernatorial timber
for two years hence. Rumors float
'Continued on last page).
There Are Little Boys And Big Boys
25,1912.
THIRTY DAYS
TO
4 CHRISTMAS
Santa Claus Is Calling
You to Shop
Early.
KILLED
BY AN OVERTURNED CAR
Two Prominent St. Paul Railroad
Men Lose Lives In Sunday
Automobile Accident.
By United Press.
St. Paul, Nov. 25Howard James,
director of purchases, and S. B.
Plechner, purchasing agent, each of
ficials of the Great Northern rail
road, were killed Sunday afternoon
in an automobile accident.
The accident occurred directly in
front of James J. Hill farm, "North
Oaks." The car was traveling over
a filled in roadway composed mainly
of sand, and while trying to pass
another car, the rear wheels lost
their grip and the car plunged down
a fifteen foot embankment, turning
turtle.
In the tonneau were Mrs Plech
ner, Miss Helen James and Miss Mar
garet Mann but all of the ladies es
caped practically unhurt. The car
turned over completely. The trag
edy recalls the death of Mrs. James
four years ago in Athens, Greece.
She was on a touring trip of the Med
iterranean countries.
Both Mr. Plechner and Mr. James
are known to Great Northern offi
cials in Bemidji. Mr. Chamberlain,
'Continued on last pagel
MACKENZIE IS BUSY
Tells People of Pes Moines That
Iowa and Minnesota Each Need
a Publicity Bureau.
HOME LANDS ARE THE BEST
W. Mackenzie was recently in
Des Moines, Iowa, in the interest of
the Northern Minnesota Develop
ment association,-^*,whieh he is sec
retary, and the Des Moines Register
and Leader printed the following in
terview:
"Claiming that states "of the Mis
sissippi valley are losing financial
benefits and good citizens by the flow
of settlers to the northwest and
Canada, W. R. Mackenzie of Minne
apolis, immigration commissioner of
the Northern Minnesota Development
association, proposes the establish
ment of a publicity bureau to tell of
the resources of these state.
"While in Des Moines Mr. Mac
kenzie told of the work of the organ
ization with which he is connected,
and suggested that the work might
be enlarged to include all of Minne
sota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa,
which he believes have many inter
ests in common.
"His bureau was organized three
years ago and is supported by the
business men of thirty-three coun
ties. The cost of maintenance of the
bureau for the three years has been
$5,000 a year, but definite results
have been accomplished. Principal
among them is the securing of a one
mill tax for road use, which will give
$3,000,000 available next year.
'We have nothing to sell,'_ said
Mr. Mackenzie, 'but we are trying to
wake up the people of Minnesota to
the fact that right in their own
state are better resources than are
to be found in Canada. We have ac
complished a great deal, and our
work is gradually being extended.
'Iowa needs the same thing. This
state has wonderful opportunities for
any one who will take them. But
the trouble is no one knows about
them. Nothing is ever said about
them. People right in the state do
not know what Iowa offers, and
when it comes to talking of outside
people coming in Iowa might as
well be surrounded by a stone wall.
'Canada and the northwest is be
ing made what it is wholly by good
publicity. The upper Mississippi
states could follow the example to
advantage.'
Bv"HOF,
$#~
f^i -S
TEN CENTS PER WEBC,
JAM JEMS ARE
NOT ON SALE HERE
Sam Clark's Product Refuted by Be
midji Newsdealers Since Ac
tivity of Federal Juries,
FIFTEEN ARRESTED IN ST. PAUL-
Sixteen More Warrants Ready Fe#
Service Today, According to
an Announcement Saturday
EVIDENCE FROM EXPRESS BOOK
Records of Companies Show Ship
ments From North Dakota
to Minnesota.
"Jim Jam Jems," a monthly publi
cation issued at Bismarck, N. D.f by
Sam Clark, is no longer openly on
sale in Bemidji and inquiry this
morning failed to reveal any news
dealer handling the magazine. Since
the action of the federal grand Jury
in Fargo last week when it indicted
Clark and his business manager, and
the activity of a federal grand jury
in Winona a few days later when
several newsdealers were brought
under suspicion, the dealers in Be
midji have refused to handle the
publication.
Thirty-one St. Paul druggists and
cigar dealers, it was stated in St.
Paul Saturday, are to be arrested
for the handling of "Jim Jam Jems."
Fifteen were arrested Saturday and
pleaded "not guilty" before Charles
L. Spencer, United States Commis
sioner, to charges of receiving im
proper matter sent from another
state from an express office. All were
held to the federal grand jury which
meets ^fecember^ and ~were xdesossfr
under $500 bonds. The penalty ffe
the charge is a fine of hot more than,
$5,000, imprisonment of not more
than five years, or both.
The fifteen arrests in St. Paul are:
Harry W. Johnson, cigar dealer,
339 Robert street.
Charles C. Friedman, druggist, 429
St. Peter street.
Charles T. Heller, druggits, 484
Wabasha street. He was formerly
secretary of the state board of phar
macy.
Cicero T. Kuhles, cigar maker, 96
B. Fifth street.
Napoleon St. Marie, cigar dealer,
Fourth and Sibley streets.
R. D. Cutter, cigar dealer, 354 St.
Peter street,
Charles E. Geissel, druggist, 423
S. Wabasha street.
Walter L. Beckman, book store, 56
E. Fifth street.
Earl K. Pottie, book store, 292
Wabasha street.
George W. Short, as manager of
Thomas W. Short's cigar store, Ryan
hotel.
William L. Bissonette, clerk J. P.
Whitwell, cigar dealer, 374 Robert
street.
Reese R. Roberts, cigar dealer, 316
Jackson street.
Frank J. Doris, cigar dealer, 185
E. Seventh street.
Harris A. Maxwell, druggist, 694
St. Peter street.
Bernard Kemp, cigar dealer, 339
Wabasha street.
The evidence obtained by postof
ftce inspectors originally ivvolved
forty dealers, according to J. M.'
Dickey* assistant United States at-.
torney. Inspector Simmons and
United States Attorney Charles*
Houpt conferred over the Ust when
it was decided to issue warrants only
against the dealers thought to hae
purchased the publication direct
from the publisher. Mr. Dickey
thinks a probe in Minneapolis would
not produce results, asserting thtf po
lice there stopped the sale of the
book several months ago.
"Examined Express Records.
"Afl -of the men against whom
warrants have been issued here hare.
admitted selling the publication,",
said Mr. Dickey. "They admit they
have obtained the book through the
express companies. We have exam
ined express records here and at
Bismarck, N. D., where the book is
published, and have substantiated
their statements. I do not think
any of these men would have handl
ed the pamphlet had they knowfi it*
is a violation of the postal laws. We
have clear cases against them all,
for our inspectors purchased the
books from them, and are prepared.
to Bay so if the grand jury returns
indictments and they come to triaL"*
The complaints are based upon the.
semi-annual issue of Jim Jam-Jem*,
which contained samples ot all the
tfemtfirasfl OB last psfo).
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