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THE BEMIDJI DAILY PIONEER
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The Weekly Vioneer.
Eight pages, containing a summary
of the news of the week. Published
Very Thursday and sent postage paid
to any address for $1.60 in advance.
Published every afternoon except Sun
day by the Bemidji Pioneer Publishing
Company. m. m. OABSOH. B. X. DENV.
XABOXJD J. SANE, Editor.
The County Printing.
The Bemidji Pioneer has been des
ignated by the county commissioners
as the official paper of-Beltrami coun
ty. The contract for the legal print
ing was let at the first meeting of the
board and calls for the regular legal
The bid put in by the Pioneer was
a joint bid of every legal paper in the
county. Under this bid, the Pioneer
is the official paper and will set up
and print such matter as the commis
sioners' proceedings, tax list, finan
cial statement, etc., but will furnish
supplements containing the same
matter to each of the legal newspa
The papers to which the Pioneer
will furnish supplements are the
Kelliher Journal, Bemidji Sentinel,
Blackduck American, Baudette Reg
ion and Spooner News. The plan as
adopted by the county commissioners
was hit upon as the only way in
which all of the people of the county
could be treated the same in the mat
ter of reading the official news. Last
year the printing was given the Bau
dette Region and people in this end
of the county had to subscribe to a
paper in which they had little inter
est in order to get the official pro
ceedings. A few years ago, the peo
ple in the north end of the county
had to take a second paper.
Under the contract as let by thecourtesy,
commissioners, every person in Bel
trami county who takes any one of
the legal paperswhich is one that
has been published for at least fifty
two consecutive weekswill be able
to read the official notices of the
county. By letting such a contract,
the commissioners have put them
selves squarely on record as in favor
of the widest publicity possible for
the proceedings of their board.
Good Roads and Land Values.
Good roads and high land values
go hand in hand. The farmer who
lives in the backwoods and has to
travel over stumps and through mud
holes in order to wend his weary way
to market cannot get much for his
land and after he has brought it to a
state of cultivation. On the other
hand, once the roads have been put
into such a condition that hauling is
not difficult, his land has by that fact
increased in value.
"Good roads and good land values
are brother and sister," said a Be
midji man today. "They go hand in
hand. A fellow with a farm fifteen
miles out of town but with a nice
turnpike road to it need not worry.
But if he can't get his produce to the
market, the best land in the world is
worth nothing to him."
There is the case in a paragraph.
Northern Minnesota is vitally inter
ested in the matter of good roads be
cause we know that we have as good
land as there is in the country. It
needs only development to put this
section of the state in the front rank
for bread, butter and meat producing.
The Elwell law and the Dunn amend
men are helping put good roads
through the north country. Now if
the legislature will appropriate to
each county an amount equal to a
road tax on the state land which is
being held for sale in that county,
the good work will go much faster.
A Proper Step.
Melvin Stainbrook has placed on
his farm four thoroughbred Oxford
ewes as the foundation stock for his
flock of sheep. These ewes are regis
tered, all are prize winners and have
been bred to a thoroughbred ram.
Their offspring will be as good as
themselves and the four with the
lambs which will come next spring
will make a first class foundation
Mr. Stainbrook's initial investment
is about $100 as the ewes cost about
laid down in Bemidji.
They are good sheep and will return
him. their value many times over. He
is taking a step in the right direction
by getting first class stock to put on
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his farm. It costs no more to care for
a good sheep ban a poor one and the
return is much greater.
The Good Salesman's Greed.
I believe in the goods I am selling,
in the firm I am working for, and in
my ability to get "results." I believe
that honest goods can be sold to hon
est men by honest methods. I believe
in working not waiting, in laughing
not weeping, in boosting not knock
ing and in the pleasure of selling
goods. I believe that a man gets
what he goes after, that one order to
day is worth two tomorrow and that
no man is down-and-out until he has
lost faith in himself.
I believe in today, and the work I
am doing, in tomorrow and the work
I hope to do and in the sure reward
which the future holds. I believe in
in kindness, in generosity,
in good cheer, in friendship and hon
est competition. I believe there is an
order somewhere for every man ready
to take one. I believe I'm ready
"Do you shave yourself?" asked the
victim in the chair.
"Sure thing," replied the garrulous
'And do you enjoy it?"
"Never! You see, I do it when I'm
alone, and so there's no one for me to
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
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries
Third St. Bemidji
We strive to sell.
But we strive harder to please.
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry cue
tomers to us.
George T. Baker its Co.
STILL ANOTHER DISAPPOINTMENT
A noted English parliamentarian
tossed back his thick white mane of
hair, stroked his white beard and said
in broad Scotch accent to a New York
"The rise in world wages has been
great, but the rise in world prices has
been greater. We have had progress,
but it has been progress in the wrong
"A tourist was traveling in your
far west. As he Inspected an Indian
encampment he said to his cowboy
'"And are these Indians progress-
"'Betcher life,' the cowboy an
fresh chew of tobac-
Instantly Clears Air Passages You
Breathe Freely, Nasty Discharge
Stops, Head Golds and Dull Head
Get a small bottle anyway, just to
try itApply a little in the nostrils
and instantly your clogged nose and
sopped-up air passages of the head
will open you will breathe freely
dullness and headache disappear. By
morning! the catarrh, cold-in-head
or catarrhal sore throat will be gone.
End such misery now! Get the
small bottle of "Ely's Cream Balm" at
any drug store. This sweet, fragrant
and FARM IMPLEMENTS Of
I SAVE YOUR MONEYI
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 RANK
HE BANS: QN
EN OLD, STRONG AND AL
Our local merchants and
the oflloers are the stoekhold
of this bank.
THE BEMIDJI DAILY PIONEER
ELY'S CREAM BALM OPENS CLOSGED
NOSTRILS AND HEAD-CATARRH GOES
co, uetcner me they're progressing.
All their medicine men are patent
medicine men now.'"
Just a Game.
"Didn't I tell you what I'd do if I
caught you drinking those cocktails
"Honest, dad, I'm just playing a
"A Hallowe'en game?"
"Yes ducking for cherries.''
Scarce as Hen's Teeth.
Mr. CrimsonbeakThat bachelor
friend of mine is looking for a partner
for his joys and sorrows.
Mrs. CrimsonbeakWell, it seems
to me he's along time about it.
"Yes you see, he's looking for a
balm dissolves by the heat of the nos
trils penetrates and heals the in
flamed, swollen membrane which line
the nose, head and throat clears the
air passages stops nasty discharges
and a feeling of cleansing, soothing
relief comes immediately,
Don't lay awake tonight struggling
for breath, with head stuffed nos
trils closed, hawking and blowing.
Catarrh or a cold, with its running
nose, foul mucous dropping into the
throat, and raw dryness is distressing
but truely needless.
Put your faithjust oncein
"Ely's Cream Balm" and your cold or
catarrh will surely disappear.Adv.
FOR GOOD THINGS TO EAT
ROE AND MARKTTSBN
207 Fourth street, Bemidji.
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.
MOKE* TO LOAN
JOHN 0. ZEEGUR.
0M FELLOWS IU1LMNG.
merchandise sales are always
on the increase and each
month has been better than
the last. If you are net al
ready a customer, you do not
know how well we can please
you in quality and satisfy
you in quantity.
W. G. SXJHR0EDER
Wrapped in Wax Paper:
^Bottled Milk.and Cream.
A Sick Man
Writes Dr. Hart-
writes me: "I
was greatly In-
ing the Kauff-
man case of
of the kidneys.
of his case ex
ny conditioni. I
am suruer Pe-
8. B. Hartraaivftl D.#
is you say, it
would cure me also. I am los
ing flesh rapidly and the doctors say
I have every symptom of Bright's
disease of the kidneys. If you think
I would be benefited by Peruna I will
certainly try some .as the doctors have
practically given me up, the same as
In reply I wish to say, first, that I
never make any promises as to- what
Peruna will cure. No physician can
make positive statements of that sort.
can say this much, however, if I
were In your place I should certainly
give Peruna a trial. I know of no
other remedy that would be so likely
to be of use to you in your present
condition as Peruna. Take a table
spoonful before each meal and at bed
time. Continue this for two or three
Weeks and then if there is anything
jrou wish to ask me further write me
and I will give your letter prompt at
If I find that the 'Peruna is not
helping you I will be perfectly frank
and tell you so, for I would not have
you take Peruna unless it was really
helping: you. But it has -resousd so
many cases of kidney disease '.hat I
.*m quite conAdeut you will find it ex
actly Butted to your case.
Kidney disease begins with catarrh
of the kidneys. Peruna is a catarrh
remedy. Unless the destruction of the
kidneys is already too great Peruna
relieves the catarrh and the cause of
the kidney disease is removed.
I shall anxiously await a. report of
your case. Remember, all letters are
acredly confidential. I never use any
one's name or address without his
written consent. My correspondence
is absolutely private. PERUNA IS
FOR SALE AT AL-L, DRUG STORES.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Many person*
are making inquiries for the old
time Peruna. To such would say,
this formula is now put out under the
name of KA-TAR-NO, manufactured
by KA-TAR-NO Company, Columbus.
Ohio. Write them and they will be
pleased to send you a free booklet
Ask Your Druggist for Free Peruna
Almamac for 1913
William C. Klein
Rentals, Bonds, Real Estate
First Mortgage Loans
on City and Farm
5 and 6, O'Leary-Bowser Bldg.
WHO WANT YOUR BUS!
Dray and Transfer
SAFE AND PIANO MOVING
Res. Phone 68
818 America Avenue
Office Phone 12
Ail kinds of building ma
terlal, as much or as little as
you like at the
ST. HUAIRE 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
THE BEMIDJI LEAD
in the World
Telephone Cedar 427
J. P. LAHR
Furniture, Rugs and Stoves,
Phone call 178-2.
Popular Amusement House
*y^ i i
OPENS EVERY DAY v,
10:00 a. m. for Beginners
2:00 p. m. for Practice
7:00 p. m. for a GoodW*rTime.JKW""!*
Close at iO:30
7:00 p. m. to 7:30, Speed Up 9:00 Ladies with Escorts
7:30 Slow Down 9:'5 Racing
8:00 Ladies Only 9:30 Fancy Skating
8:15 All Promenade' 9:45 to 10:30 Promenade
ABSOLUTELY NO DUST
Bemidji Amusement Co.
Five-Passenger Touring Car
323 Minnesota Ave.
Wholesalers and Retailers
Service and satisfaction. Mail
Orders given that same ser
vice you get in person.
Third St. Bemidji. Minn.
OUENTHER & MEHLH0RN
Contractors and Builders
Phones 431, 376.
The store that treats you
RIGHT. Crockery, Glasswfe, House
hold Necessities used every
day. Then come to the store
that saves you money.
*CARLS0!TS VARIETY STORE*
How to Save
oney in a Gar
First of all, look beyond the present
consider the future and the probable decrease
in your car's valuation.
A one-season-car is a poor investment no matter
how attractive it may look.
A car that renders adequate service for a season
or two may earn its keep
But the good-buy is the car that has such per
fect wearing qualities and unimpeachable repu
tation that it will last for several seasons' service
and still bring a high cash value.
Such a car is the |National. Its longevity and
ahead-of-the-times design guarantees portable
returns upon your investment.
Long stroke motor (4 6), left-side drive, conter control. Gray Davis electric
tarter, Gray St Davis dynamo electric lighting system, Bosch double dual mag-
neto, multiple jet carburetor, 12-inch Turkish upholstery, tire pump integral part
of motor, 128-inch wheelbase, Hoffecker speedometer, full floating rear axle, con-
cealed baggage compartments, tire carriers, full heavy nickel trimmings, power-
ful brakes, perfect oiling system, robe rail, foot rest, foot mat in running board,
concealed tool box, electric horn, top, curtains, Truffault-Hartford Shock Ab-
sorbers in rear, adjustable ventilating and rain vision windshield. Five Models
12.750 to $3,400.
Write today for Booklet
National Motor Car Co.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1013. r&fr
441 St. Peter St.. St. Paul, Minn.
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 *& to Turtle River
F. M. MALZAHN
Minnesota Ave. Bemidji*
THE GIVEN HARDWARE CO.*
WHOLESALE AND RBTAHJ
Phone 67 Sl Minnesota Ave
L. P. ECKSTRUM
Plumbing, Steam and Hot
Water Heating, Sewer and
820 Beltrami Are.
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