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'TO SAVE MONEY
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O'Leary-Bowser Co., dry goods and
Palmer's hardware store.
Pioneer, office ami school supply
Roe & Markusem, grocery store
Schneider Brothers, clothing store.
W. Schroeder, general merchan
EASTON IS SAFE
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strain of being hung on the reef. The
rock where it stopped was flat and al
though a little \paint was taken off it
newer 'leaked a drop. It is like a
chunk of car rubberyou might bend
it, but break it, never."
Cornelius A. Mantin, a passenger,
Captain Hokanson said last night
"The Baston was making about
half speed when it ran into a bank of
fog. The Iroquois reef projects out
of the lake abouit three feet. The
reef's end is not more than thirty
feet from the regular cousrse of boats
on the shore rocks. In the haze and
snow the Baston went straight into
this pile of rocks. I was standing
well forward and felt the first lift of
the boat's nose as it began to climb
The wiheel stopped the instant the
bell was sounded and then began
madly reversing, but the momentum
of the boat loaded with heavy cargo
was enougli to make it crawl out of
water and partly across the reef
Then it stopped, after falling on its
"Everybody came on deck, passen
gers and crew, and lanterns were let
down to see just where we had land
ed. Discovering rocks at both sides
of us, we knew we were high and
dry. The Baston's nose was five feet
in tlhe water and its wheel was as
mudh out on the other side of the
"When the lighter came it ap
iproached from the shore side of the
reef Seventy tons or more of cargo
were lightered from the rear of the
Baston and the remainder was piled
the bow Thus over-balanced to
ward Hhe water it easily was pulled
off the reef."
Some time late in January this lit
tie steamer of 460 tons and 155 feet
in length breaks ice and dares gales
up the bleak north shore to deliver
freight to the isolated towns of that
The cause given by the crew for
the Eaeton's slow trip back from the
Iroquois reef was prosaic and com
meoial enough. "We picked up a full
cargo of fish," they said
Mrs J. Bogart attended a meet
ing of the county Sunday school of
ficers in Bemidji on Tuesday
Lute and John Wimans went to
Nymore Wednesday. From there the
former will go on to his home at
A brother and nephew of O
Stene have been visiting at his home
for a few days.
Charles Bogart went to Nymore on
Myrtle Miller returned to her
school work in Blackduck after
spending her Thanksgiving vacation
at her home.
Mrs Herman Thorn and Elsie
Green were on the sick list during
the past week.
Shaw went to Blackduck on
A special meeting was held at the
Murray school Saturday evening to
decide whether the telephone should
be put into the school houses Only
one \oted against it
Anton Helgeaon went to Gonvick
Sturday returning Monday.
Jess Sines returned to Pinewood
after upending the past month in Be
midj/i where re was employed
Miss Johanna Jamtvold came from
Bemidji last Thursday
F. Isaachson of Leonard made his
weekly trip to Pinewood Monday
The Norwegian Aid society will
hold an auction at Fram hall Satur
day, December 14, for the benefit of
the church. Everybody cordially in
Mr. Ousley of Aure was a pleasant
caller here Monday.
The Misses French and Eller of
Leonard were the guests at the Henry
Bailey home Saturday.
A crowd of young people were en
tertained at Pete Holm's Saturday
Mrs. K. Johnson and son Otto,
visited the former's daughter at
Scribner Saturday, returning Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Herb Dodge enter
tained the John Dodge family Sun
C. C. Griffin of Superior was a
pleasant caller at Sthol's Friday
Lindsey Cyrus transacted business
in Solway Monday.
John Zetterberg was taken serious
ly ill Sunday night We hope for a
John Boe of Blackduck, was in the
city today making arrangements to
move to Williams, near the Canadian
boundary, where he has taken a
homestead. Mr. Boe has lived at
Blackduck for twelve years.
When you have a bilious attack
give Chamberlain's Tablets a trial.
They are excellent. For sal* by Bar
ker's drug itor#yAdr,
LEGEND QF NATURAL BRIDGE
It Saved the Mohegans and Was
Thenceforth Called by Them
the Bridge of God.
At a height of 215 feet above Clear
creek in Virginia stands the famoui
natural bridge known all over the
world. Built of solid rock forty feet
thick, it spans the creek It is a
great natural wonder Our great and
beloved national hero, George Wash
ington, once climbed it and carved
his name upon its side The Mohegan
(tribe of Indians called it the Bridge
of God and ascribed to it this super
Once upon a time it happened that
the Mohegans were at war with a hos
tile tribe of Indians. The fight was
hot, and a valiant stand they made
against their foe But at last the Mo
hegans were forced to give way and
to retreat. On and on they went,
the whole tribe with their women and
children, and the enemy behind them
Finally they came to a precipice. Be
low yawned a cavern, wide and deep,
and no way to cross or means to es
cape was anywhere to be seen Peril
ous and helpless indeed was the
plight of the Mohegans. They were
ready to give up and submit to the
cruel fate that was pursuing them.
Then a wise man of the tribe spoke.
"My children," he said, "go down upon
four knees and pray to the Great
Spirit above, who alone can save ua
'rom our misfortunes
All In a body they obeyed the words
f the old medicine man. Long and
hard they prayed. When they finally
lifted up their heads, lo, there stood
i mighty bridge. Across It they now
ted the women and children, and then
turned upon their foes, who were
close at hand. They gave the enemy
& hard battle and finally repulsed and
Bi Sale O Dresses
We have been fortunate in purchasing a complete line
of an exceptionally beautiful assortment of high grade
Dresses at about half price. In this selection you will
find party dresses, dresses for afternoon and evening wear,
beautiful house dresses and street dresses. The materials
include charmouse, charistile crepe, combinatjon of serge,
chiffon and satin, silks trimmed in heavy lace, chiffon
dresses finished in all the new beautiful touches.
All these are offered in this sale at about half their
regular value. This is an exceptional opportunity.
Come now while our line is complete.
You Christma Shoppin
Now at the
vrersatea tnem. Tn gratefulness to
Manitou, the Great Spirit of the world,
they named this bridge the Bridge of
8moke Abatement In Scotland.
The gas and electrical departments
a corporation in Glasgow, Scotland,
are competing keenly in the exhibi
tion of appliances for the reduction of
smoke from furnaces and kitchen
ranges. The electricity department
has a complete electrically fitted res
taurant, where all the cooking, thej
kitchen work, the cleaning, the heat
ing and the lighting are effected by
jBlectric current. The gas department
has a "gas equipped house," in which
all the cooking and heating is done by
gas fires, as well as many of the oth
er operations In connection with house
keeping, and in which all the lighting
is obtained from Incandescent gas
burners of different types. The cor
poration is encouraging the reduction
of smoke, not only by holding these
periodical exhibitions, but also by
lending gas cookers free to all the
citizens. It has loaned 37,000 of these
(cookers since March 1. It Is also
supplying gas fires, and the demand
for these has been so great that it
cannot be met without considerable
A Des Moines man had an attack
of muscular rheumatism in his shoul
der. A friend advised him to gS to
Hot Springs. That meant an expense
of $150.00 or more. He sought for
a quicker and cheaper way to cure
it and found it in Chamberlain's Lin
iment. Three days after the first ap
plication of this liniment he was
well. For sale by Barker'* drug
THE BEMIDjI DAILY PIONEER
A Might Closin Ou Sale
Of our entire line of winter Suits and Coats. You will find that this is something more than an
ordinary sale. It is an opportunitya chancean occasion whereby those who are wise enough
to take advantage of it are going to profit immensely. It's a genuine money saving event.
Closin Ou Sale of Suits
All our Suits are of the latest fall, additions made of the new heavy winter
materials in all the new desirable shades. All these go into this closing out sale
at a saving of about 1-3 to 1-2.
We have the Coats in all the heavy double faced materials in the chinchillas,
zibbelines, moleskin cloth, plush, bouclay and caracules. Most of these Coats in
this dosing out sale are the cream of the stock, as the biggest portion of them
include the winter's latest shipments.
500 men 20 to 40 years old wanted
at once for Electric Railway Mo
tormen and Conductors $60 to
$100 a month no experience nec
essary new opportunity no strike.
Write immediately for application
blank. Address Care of Pion
FOR SALETypewriter ribbons for
every make off typewriter on the
market at 50 cents and 75 cents
each. Every ribbon sold for 75
cents guaranteed. Phone orders
promptly filled. Mail orders given
the same careful attention as when
you appear in parson. Phone 31.
The Bemidji Pioneer Office Supply
IX)R SALEfThe Bemidji lead pencil
(the best nickel pencil in the
world, at "Netzer's, Barker's, 0. C.
Rood's, MfcCuaig's, Omich's, Roe &
Markusen's, and the Pioneer Office
Supply Store at 5 cents each and
60 cents a dozen.
FOR SALE^-Small fonts of type, sev
eral different points and in first
class condition. Call or -WTite this
office for nroofs. Address Bemidji
Pioneer, Bemidji, Minn.
FQR SALERubber stamps. The
Pioneer will njrocure any kimd of
rubber s^amp (for you on short no
FOR SALEFireside Garland heater,
almost new. Inquire 1211 Bixby
avenue. Phone 356
FOR BALE 150 bushels corn on
sob. B. F. Joslyn, Fourteeth St.,
WANTEDCompetent girl for gen
eral housework Inquire 903 Bel
IflOR SALE Two horses. Inquire
John E. Croon, Nicollet hotel.
FOR RENT Either two or three
rooms in McTaggart building. $4
per room. Telephone 325. Carl
FOR RENTTwo furnisihed rooms.
Inquire 515 Bemadji avenue.
FOR RENTWarm House.
of John G. Ziegler.
FOR RENT Furnished room, 511
LOST AND FOUND
LOSTBetween Markham hotel and
Union depot, a set of black furs.
Finder please return to Crookaton
-i FOUNDWatch on Beltrami avenue
Sunday night. Inquire Pioneer of
ADVERTISERSThe great state of
North Dakota offers unlimited op
portunities for business to classi
fied advertisers. The recognized
advertising medium in the Fargo
Daily and Sunday Courier-News,
the only seven-day paper in the
state and the paper which carries
the largest amount of classified
advertising. The Courier-News
covers North Dakota like a blank
et reaching all parts of the state
the day of publication it is the
paper to use in order to get re
sults rates one cent per word first
insertion, one-half cent per word
succeeding insertions fifty cents
per line per month Address the
Courier-News, Fargo, N.
WANTED100 merchants in North
ern Minnesota to sell "The Bemid
ji" lead pencil. Will carry name
of every merchant in advertising
columns of Pioneer in order that
all receive advantage of advertis
ing. For wholesale prices write
or phone the Bemidji Pioneer Of
fice Supply Co. Phone 31. Be
WANTEDOld cotton rags, clean,
free from buttons. No silk cloth,
gunny sack or wool cloth accepted
GIRL WANTS steady work in hotel
as chambermaid or dining room
girl. Call at Pioneer oflftce. "A"
BOUGHT AND SOLDSecond hand
furniture. Odd Fellow's building,
across from postoffice, phone 129.
WANTED Position to work as
nurse by day. Confinement cases
only. 903 Irvine avenue.
GIRL WANTS a steady place to work
in privateJamily all winter. Call
DECEMBER IOv 1012
L0DGED0M IN BEWDJL
A* O. W. "W.
Bemidji Lodge No
277. Regular meeting
nightsfirst and third
Monday, at o'clock,
at Odd Fellow* hall.
48s Boltraml Are.
B. T. O. X.
Bemidji Lodge No. lift.
Regular meeting nights
first and third Thursdays
8 o'clockat Masonic hall
Beltrami Ave., and Fifth
every second and fourth
Sunday evening, at
o'clock in basement of
Meeting nights every
second and fourth Monday
evenings, at Odd Fallows
Regular meeting nights
every 1st and 2nd Wednes
day evening at 8 o'clock.
Regular meetings First
and third Saturday after
noons, at *:88at Odd Fsl
lows Halls, 402 Beltrami
X. O. O. V.
Bemidji Lodge No. lit
Regular meeting nights
very Friday. 8 o*ehek
at Odd Fellows Hall,
O. O. F. Camp No 24
Regular meeting every second
and fourth Wednesdays at I
o'clock at Odd Fellows Hall.
Rebecca Lodge. Regular
meeting nights first an*
third Wednesday at o'clock.
I. O. O. F. HalL
KWZS OV TTXM1MM
Bemidji Lodge No. its
Regular meeting nightss
ery Tuesday evening at
o'clockat the Ragles' Hall.
zAoxss or T*n MAO.
Regular meeting night
last Wednesday evening,
lc each month.
A. F. A A M, Bemidji,
288. Regular meeting
nights first and third
Wednesdays, 8 o'clockat
Masonic Hall, Beltrami
Ave., and Fifth 8t.
Bemidji Chapter No. 78,
R. A. Stated convocations
first and third Mondays, I
o'clock p. m.at Masonic
Hall Zeltrami Ave., and Fifth
Elkanah Commandery No. 24
K. T. stated conclavesecond
and fourth Fridays, 8 o'clock
m.at Masonic Temple, Bel
trami Ave, and Fifth St.
O. B. 9. Chapter No. 171,
Regular meeting nights
first and third Fridays. 8
o'clock at Masonic HalL
Beltrami Ave., and Fifth
Roosevelt, No. 1S22
Regular meeting nights
Thursday evenings at 8
o'clock in Odd Fellows
Bemidji Camp No. 4812.
Regular meeting nights
first and third Tuesdays at
8 o'clock at Odd Fellows
Hall, 402 Beltrami Ave.
Regular meeting njght* sa
the first and third Thuradajp
in the I. O. O. F. Hall at 8
Meetings held third
Sunday afternoon of each
month at Troppmaa's
Meetings the first Friday
evening of the month at
the home of Mrs. H. F.
Schmidt. 888 Third street.
Who Sells It?
Here they are all in a row. They
sell it because it's the best nickel
pencil on the market today and
will be for many days to come.
The Bemidji Pencil
stands alone in the five| 'cent
world. It is sold on your money
back basis. A store on every
street and in surrounding cities.
Here They Are:
Carlson's Variety Sfofi
Barker'* Drug mod Jmw
W. 0. Sohroodmr
O. O. Rood A Qo.
Em F. Notzer'm Phmrmmoy
J. P. Omloh'B 0#fjs*
Roo Mi Mmi4tUB0n
F. Q. Troopman A Oo.
The Fmtr &Uwo
OM/Hfowo Trading Storm
BamldJI Plonmor Smply
Retailers will receive immediate
shipments in gross (more or less) by
calling Phone 31, or addressing the
Bemidji Pioneer Supply Store, Bemidjf,