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GOVERNORS MEET AT
Number of Pet Theories Win
Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 27.
Governors of a number of states as*
sembled here for a conference of
state executives, in addition to the
governors there area number of
former governors on hand, as was
Secretary of the Interior Franklin K.
Lane, representing President Wilson
at the gathering.
Governor Ammons of Colorado and
Mayor Askeson of Colorado Springs
delivered the addresses of welcome
and Governor Spry of Utah responded.
After that the first day's business
consisted largely of routinethe ap
pointment of committees and other
preliminary work of the conference.
Outside the regular program a
good many of the governors have pet
theories which they Intend to discuss
and the controversies some of these
propositions promise to provoke are
likely to be very lively.
Governor Ammons of Colorado, for
instance, opposes national conserva
tion, believing instead in the state
control of public lands.
Governor Hodges of Kansas favors
commission government of states.
Governor Hunt of Arizona would
abolish legislatures and vest their
power in the governors and their
Governor Mann of Virginia wants a
national highway from the Atlantic
to the Pacific and another one from
Canada to Mexico. Also he wants
prohibition in Virginia.
Governor Colquitt of Texas wants
Mexican gore, unless the Mexicans
are very circumspect in their attitude
LONG SERVICE 18 RICHLY 4*
New York, Aug. 27.A re
ward for his thirty years'
faithful private secretaryship 4*
4* to Mrs. Jane Elizazbeth Gran- 4*
4* nls, widow of James Elnathan 4*
4* Grannis, former president of 4*
4* the Tradesmen's National bank, 4*
4* William J. Murphy, now treas- 4*
4 urer of a local safe deposit 4*
4 company, will receive at least 4*
4 $100,000. Mrs. Grannis diedd on
4* Aug. 8 and her will makes Mr. 4*
4 Murphy the chief beneficiary. 4*
4. 188.8.131.52.4. 4.4. 184.108.40.206.4.4. 4.4.4*
NEGRO FIGHTER IS HISSED
Johnson Shouted Down In London
London, Aug. 27.An attempt by
Jack Johnson, the negro pugilist, to
address the audience in the Euston
theater from a box was frustrated by
a band of youths in the opposite box,.
who shouted him down.
The Marquis of Queensbury, in a
statement to the Daily Express, ap
peals for fair play for Johnson. He
argues that there ought be to an un
written law forbddlng whites and
Announcements Packet Heads
blacks from getting into the ring to
gether and a law forbidding marriages
between whites and blacks, but in the
absence of such laws he thinks it is
useless to blame Johnson, who Is en
titled to ail the honors of winning the
championship and should not be made
Prank Guilty of Murder.
Atlanta, Ga., Aug.* 27.Leon M.
Frank was found guilty of the murder
last April of fourteen-year-old Mary
Phagan, an employe at the local Na
tional Pencil company's factory, of
which Frank was superintendent.
Aged Publisher Is Dead.
Cleveland, Aug. 27.Liberty E. Hoi
den, publisher of the Cleveland Plain
Dealer, hotel and mine owner, and in
terested in half a dozen other business
enterprises, died at his suburban
home in Bratenahl of a complication
of diseases due to old age. He was
eighty years old.
WIDOW GETS BULK OF ESTATE
Will of Murdered Millionaire la
Filed for Probate.
Duluth, Aug. 27.Sarah H. Mc
Alplne, widow of John McAlpine,
wealthy Duluth lumberman, who was
murdered in the basement of his
home Aug. 15, is named as chief
legatee and one of the three execu
tors of her husband's estate, in a
will which was filed in probate court.
The estate, exclusive of life and
accident insurance policies, is esti
mated at more than $500,000.
Under the terms of the will, all
except $16,000 goes to the widow.
Dale McAlpine, stepson, and his
niece, who were living at the .Mc-
Alpine home at the time of his death,
are not mentioned in the will.
Bogus Bank Notes Appear.
Washington, Aug. 27.Two counter
feit $10 national bank notes have made
their appearance and the secret serv
ice force of the government is hot on
the trail of the men who are thus seek
ing to increase the volume of the pa
per currency. One bill is accredited
to the First National bank of Chicago
and the other purports to have been
issued by the Farmers' and Merchants'
National bank of Los Angeles, Cal.
Treasury Veteran Dead.
Washington, Aug. 27.Dr. Thomas
Robinson, for forty years connected
with the treasury department here, is
dead. During the troublesome days
immediately after the Civil war he
owned and dlted the Savannah Jour
nal, the only Republican paper In
Georgia at that time.
One Dead, Two Fatally Hurt.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 27.A high
power automobile, owned and driven
by Henry Steingel, aged twenty-seven,
Chicago, skidded while running at
high speed along the Niagara boule
vard and crashed into a telegraph
pole. Steingel was killed. Mrs. Eliza
beth Burr and Henrietta Faxon, both
of Buffalo, were so severely hurt that
they probably will die.
Two Aviators Killed.
Versailles, France, Aug. 27.Lieu-
tenant Sanessevar .and Sapper La
forgue were killed at Villacoublay
while making an aeroplane flight.
Daily and Weekly
Book, Job, Commercial and Society
Printing Ou Specialties
LINOTYPE COMPOSITION FURNISHED FOR THE TRADE
Canadian High Commissioner
to Retire at Ninety-four.
Lord Strathcona, Canadian high
commissioner in England, will resign
next year. He is ninety-three years
old and will celebrate his ninety
fourth year by leaving public service.
Hit Them Both.
"You remember old Si Collins, what
used to be around here last season,
don't you?" remarked tbe station mas
ter at Seekonk.
"You mean the chap that alwayb
had a way of doing things differently
from any one else?"
"That's the feller," replied the sta
tion master. "Well, he committed
suicide 'bout a month ago."
"Why. that's terrible! But did he do
that differently too?"
"Differently!" ejaculated the station
master. "Why, 1 should say he did.
Say, that feller went out and bought
a couple of quarts of gasoline, drank
her down, then lighted up his old
clay pipe and started a-smoking. Tbe
folks hereabout wanted to have serv
ices held over tbe remains but. Lor',
all we ever fo'ind was a section of Si's
old vest that somehow got ketched in
a tree. Well. Si was bound to do
things different.' Chicago Record-Her
The Bath as a Tonic.
The bath recommended by Uncle
Sam to tbe army boys as a means of
invigorating tired nerves and muscles
and promoting an appetite after a hard
day's drill immediately suggests itself
as the very thing for women. It
should be preceded by brushing the
teeth and drinking half a pint of cold
water, so that the body may be clean
within as well as without. This done,
the body from bead to waist is rapid
ly swabbed with a sponge, repeatedly
wrung out of cold water, after which
It Is vigorously rubbed with a Turkish
towel. This completed, the upper part
of the body is dressed and the lower
part is given the same treatment.
Such a bath is equal to a tonicKan
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COMPLETE LINE OF OFFICE SUPPLIES *&*#=
IHI BEMIDJI DAILT HONISt
Beneficial Results Secured
Only by Active Exercise.
MIND AND BODY IMPROVED.
Cars of lohool Children and Establish*
ment of Places to Play Questions
That A Regarded as Most Impor-
tant8**ength of Body Is of as Great
Value Development of the Mind.
The hygiene of tbe schools, the care
of the school children and the estab
lishment of playgrounds are rapidly
coming to be regarded as among the
most Important questions of the age.
When it Is considered that school chil
dren spend from eight to fifteen of
the formative years of their lives in
schools it is only reasonable to expect
that their bodies as well as their minds
should be prepared for their life work,
for a well trained mind in a weak
body is as much a mistake as a house
built on the sands.
In this country as well as in many
others children are compelled by the
state to attend school until a certain
age is reached. Up to the age when
children can leave school the state
should be responsible for their health,
according to Professor Irving Fisher
of Yale university. Likewise the state
should be responsible for their mental
training and should recognize the fact
that the schoolhouse is more than a
place for the children to spend a few
hours a day for ten months of the
Better than the ordinary school is
the outdoor school, which is now so
rapidly coming into prominence. Where
Photo by American Press Association.
GXBLS O BOOF PliAIGEOUNP.
fresh air schools have been established
children suffering from certain forms
of tuberculosis or who come from tu
bercular families have gained in
strength and health and have showed
better mental development
Besides the good effect on children's
health, it has been found that children
attend school more regularly when it
is conducted on the outdoor plan.
One.of the greatest needs of Ameri
can cities today, in order to preserve
the vitality of children is the estab
lishment of playgrounds, easily acces
sible to all children of a community.
It is said that the physical and mental
are inseparably joined together, and if
one is defective the other will suffer in
sympathy. It appears Impossible to
develop the child physically in any
way so effectively as through active
play. Formal gymnastics can accom
plish relatively little. The child must
have some end to gain that arouses its
enthusiasm and demands agility and
strength and endurance. Then its
whole bodily mechanism will work to
gether in harmony to secure this end.
Even if playgrounds were of no
value J* social development they would
still be Inestimable service in keep
ing chftAren out of crime. If a boy's
energlcr are not used up in wholesome
activity they will often find expression
in illegitimate conduct
There is a movement on foot in
Washington among those interested in
the welfare of the school children
which bids fair to solve in many in
stances the problem of lack of play
ground during their recesses for the
pupils of the public schools, a problem
which, owing to the neglect of the
school authorities of former years to
provide sufficient space for the greatly
Increased number of scholars, has in
very many cases become a most seri
The solution of the trouble, as pro
vided by the movement is to appro
priate a certain portion of the street
taring the recess time.
The proposed plan is to set aside a
block of the street roadway during the
recess time by means of ropes that can
be readily adjusted to poles set In the
curb In a few -seconds. The barrier
could thus be erected or removed by
sbme of the older pupils almost Instant
ly. It would not extend across the
Every third man in Mongolia is a
lama. Some live in tents with and on
their relatives, while others live in tbe
temples. The temple lamas are of the
lower type. They are coarse and filthy
and much inferior, both morally and
physically to the tent lamas. They are
not unlike those sometimes seen by
travelers In the ~Lama temple at Pek
ing* China. The.lamas living in tents
among the people are of abetter class
and are much -respected and looked up
to all over Mongolia. Sume, which
consists of the' two temples and their
outbuildings, forme one of the largest
and'most Important lamaseries in outer
Mongolia. There are'about 2,000 lamas
living here, some quite young, as Sume
is an important theological school. This
lamasery or monastery is a town in it
self and very interesting. Lamas may
be seen here of all ages and degrees.
On the tops and corners of tbe temples
are prayer wheels covered with- gold
leaf. These contain long prayers writ
ten on rolls of script, and the wheels
revolve in the win&-National Geo
graphic Magazine., ^-^."'"i^^/"^'^
If you can't own the town don't
This life is what we make it. So
Is this town.
In some respects this town Is not
perfect. Are you?
What thiB town needs isn't fault
finders, but fault fixers.
This town will never grow on
money that is sent to some other
The country is growing in popu
lation. Is this towA/keeping up?
The man who begins to plan for
this town will soon be calling it
.This town had to be started by
somebody. It has got to be kept
going by somebody else.
This town doesn't need boosting
any more than any other town, but
It needs it just as much.
The pioneers thought this was a
good place for a town. Let's make
it a poor place for knockers.
The easiest way to make things
right at Washington is to begin by
making things right at home.
Remember there is one big differ
ence between this town and all
other towns. This town is where
"Yesterday is gone tomorrow
may never come." This day is your
best opportunity. So is this town.
If you are a wage earner here
this town spends its money with
you. Do you rpend your money
with the town?
TREES AND EVERGREENS
COVER UP DISFIGUREMENTS.
Outlines Softened by Presence of
Shrubs Around Country Home.
Numerous trees surrounding a coun
try home or one located -in the small
town adds more to the general ap
pearance than tbe design of the house
There is something about tbe presence
of the trees that adds infinite grandeur
to the entire surroundings. From time
immemorial trees, vines and shrubs
have been used to soften the outlines
and cover up the disfigurements of
houses. This is true of either new or
In the winter, when all other growths
with the exception of the evergreens
are bleak and gray, what is "more at-
HOME SUEKOTXNDED BY TKEES.
tractive than a stone or brick bouse
showing its weathered wall surfaces
through a warm green coverlet of Ivy
which conceals and yet discloses and
which does away with the hard con
tours that would otherwise be left by
the dearth of surrounding foliage? A
good building it will grace and an un
sightly one it will redeem as far as re
demption is possible.
In England a great deal of the charm
of the old manor houses and rural cot
tages is due to the use of ivy and flow
ering vines. In America their use has
been confined principally to churches,
public buildings and the great groups
of university buildings. Here they are
unmistakably beautiful, but their use
in connection with the country or city
house of moderate size and cost seems
to have been overlooked to a large ex
THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY.
Man Who Buys Goods Away From
Home Town Is a Detriment.
One of our citizens is going to build a
house next spring. He expects to buy
the lumber in Illinois, the mill work in
Iowa and the furniture somewhere
else. The paint also he will buy by
mail. He doesn't expect to buy any
thing in this town. All he expects this
town to furnish is the money to pay
for the stuff.
He is one of those fellows who be
lieve it is more blessed to receive than
to give. He believes that the accept
ance of a thing carries with it no ob
ligation to reciprocate. He thinks it Is
entirely right that the town should
support him, but entirely wrong that
he should be expected to help support
When he asks you to stop a moment
to admire his new house you might
also stop a moment longer to admire
There is one consolationhe will
probably get stung^-American Lum
berman. '-J,5, iV\j
The flood thaOMwipesBenefit.e out th business
district of a town is a calamity. Cer
tainly the mail order house that wipes
out a single store in a town is no bene
The Town's Real Enemy. -"IPS
The mail order house couldn't hurt
a town without help. It is the fellow
here who patronises It that Is tbe""^Ite.
town's rati enemy.
The moon, it seems, is responsible
for more authors' "howlers" even than
nightingales. Baroness Orczy in "Pet
ticoat Government" draws a* beautiful
picture of a crescent moon rising over
the treetops in the far eastern sky at
11 o'clock on a June evening. Tbe pic
ture is so nice that it Is a pity to de
stroy it but the invention is prepos
terous. Lucas Malet errs in a similar
fashion In one of her novels. Miss
Stevens in "The Veil" speaks of the
new moon being seen at sunset pray
er, "a thin slip in the east" A little
study would show that when the moon
rises at sunset it must necessarily be
a full moon or nearly so. In the same
book the full moon rises and sets again
period of two hours whereas
the full moon is. of necessity, an all
night moon.Book News Monthly.
A postage stamp will purchase you
the use of a dollar for 122 days. Three
stamps equal the interest on a dollar
for one whole year. Little economies
rarely enter into tho calculations of the
average man or woman those who
earn from $500 to $5,000 a year.
Men who smoke cigars easily con
sume three a day. costing not under 30
centsenough to pay for the use of
$1,825 for that day! If that $1,825 were
put to work in an intelligent way it
might help win bread for the rest of
Mr. Common Man might take a les
son from -Big Business in trivial econo
mies. As Franklin quoted:
A penny saved is twopence clear
A pin a day's a groat a year.
WANTEDGirl for general house
work, to go south with family, ex
penses paid. Address T. B. Pioneer
WANTEDGirl for general house
work. Mrs. C. D. Lucas, Phone
WANTEDDining room and kitchen
girl at the M. & I. hotel, Nymore.
WANTEDTwo dishwashers at
Hotel Markham. Apply at once.
WANTEDDishwashers at the Hotel
Markham. Apply at once.
WANTEDGood seamstresses call
at the Berman Emporium.
WANTEDTwo bell boys at the Ho
tel Markham, at once.
WANTEDDishwasher at Blocker
hotel. Apply at once.
FOR SALE160 acres good farm
land, clay soil, hardwood timber,
Birch, Oak and Maple, 10 acres
under cultivation, a fine spring of
good pure water on the land,
miles from railroad station. This
land is worth $20 per acre will
sell for $13. Half cash, balance
three years at 6 per cent interest.
Address Bemidji Pioneer, Bemidji,
dX/fi SALETypewriter ribbons for
every make of typewriter on the
market at 60 cents and 75 cents
each. Every ribbon sold for 76
cents guaranteed. Phone orders
promptly filled. Mall orders given
the same careful attention as when
you appear in person. Phone Zl.
The Bemidji Pioneer Office Supply
*"OR SALfaiamall Touts ol tye sev
eral different points and in firs
class condition. Call or write this
.office for proofs. Address Bemidj
Pioneer, Bemidji, Minxu
FOR SALEResidence Lot 10 block
3 second addition to Bemidji Price
$1700. aEsy terms. For further in
formation write Bagley Bldg &
Loan Assn. Bagley, Minn. ,1
FOR SALEFour room house, very
reasonable, to be moved from pre
location. If interested call
and look it over, at 1015 Lake
LOTS FOR SALEFour corner lots,
two blocks from Normal School
A fine location and a-good
chance,to invest. Owner, C. Bl
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, lM.
7% We are manufacturing -v
Solid goldset with diamonds,
rubies, pearls, opals, etc.
Many new original designs
which you can buy for about
1-3 less than the price usually
asked for same quality in the
Find a buyer for the Second-Hand things which yoi I
no longer needThrough a "For Sale" Ad.
We are manufacturers and
buying,direct from the work
you save the profits of the
jobber and the retailer.
If you have a diamond, opal
or other set bring them to us,
we will mount them in the
See our windows for new
designs of our own make.
Geo. T.Baker & Go.
110 3rd St. Near the Lake
OASH WITH COPY
o&nt HOI* word pot* Issue
Regular charge rate one cent per word per insertion. No ad
taken for less than 15 cents. Phono 31
Answer by Correspondence All Blind Ads
using a number, box or initial for address. Do not ask this office who
the advertisar is. We cannot tellly Don't waste time, but write to
the ^address printed in the ad.
FOR SALhiRubber stamps. The
Pioneer win procure any kind of
rubber stamp for you on short no
FOR SALEA comer lot on third
street or will trade for residence
property. Rube Miller.
FOR SALEStewart base burned,
good as new, will sell at half price..
LOST AM) FOUND
LOSTDog about 3 months old, halt
wolf hound and half bird dog.
Color light brown, short hair,
small head. Any information in
regard to this dog will be liberally
rewarded. Notify Pioneer or John
Kennedy, Mill Park. Phone 382.
LOSTGold watch and chain. Will
pay $5.00 for its return. Leave
at Pioneer office and receive re
ADVERTISERSThe great state of
North Dakota offers unlimited op
portunities for business to classi
fied advertisers. The recognised
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. D.
BOUGHT AND SOLDSecond hand
furniture. Odd Fellow's building,
arrnwi from potitofflce, phone ISt
WANTED50 cords of dry oak or
other hard wood. Security State