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VOLUME XH. NO. 260
*,Mr*. W B. Erwin Winner of
Capita:! Grand Award,
Oakland Touring Car
MRSl M. A. GREENBLAT IS
DISTRICT PRIZE WINN ER
Miss Marie Rider Awarded Car
in District No. 2 Judges
The great $3,600 profit-sharing
circulation campaign, which has
-waged for the past seven weeks, went
into history" of successes Saturday
The- grand capital prize, an Oak
land Sensible $ix touring car, was
won by ptt. W. B. Erwin grand
prize, Ford trfurihg car:, in District
Photo by Hak
MRS. W. B. ERWIN
Winner of Capital Prize, Oakland
No. 1, BemidH, went to Mrs. A
Greenblat, and the grand prize, Ford
touring car, for District No 2, out
side of Bemidji, went to Miss Marie
Rider of Shevlin, who also won^the
special prize-of a 100 Sonora from
the jewelry and music store of
George Baker, the Sonora being
awarded for having secured the lar^
st number of votes on new subscrip
"Pioneer" Had Faith.
When it was announced that the
Bemidji Pioneer would give away
Photo by Hak
MRS. M. A. GREENBLAT
Winner of Ford touring car.
prizes and cash commissions aggre
gating over ?3,500 in value, It was
'considered a stupendous undertaking
and it was hard for some to realize
the splendid opportunity offered to
the citizens of Bemidji and surround
ing territory to secure these prizes
for a little effort put forth securing
subscriptions to the Bemidji Daily
and Weekly Pioneer. The Pioneer's
faith in the public of Bemidji and
-vicinity, bowever, was not for a
moment underestimated and the
campaign was the biggest and most
successful ever held in Bemidji.
Winners and Votes.
The winners of the Oakland and
Ford touring cars and the many
(Continued on Page Five)
MISS MARIE RIDER.
Winner fcf Ford touring car and
special price of a $100 Sonora Phono
graph offered to the candidate secur
ing the largest number of rotes issued
on new subscriptions turned in dur
ing the last week.
GAME WARDEN BAILEY
GIVES SOME VALUABLE
Big Game Qpett Season Nov.
15 to Dec. 5 Netting
Season la Open
Game Warden S. C. Bailey desires
to give some valuable information to
all interested in hunting and fishing,
that they may observe some points
affecting the laws of the state, calcu
lated to save some*$Bouble for those
The nesting season opened Satur
day and it, is necessary to get a li
cense from Warden Bailey at his of
The trapping season opens Decem
ber 1, and the license fee this year
WBfNSh,auditor*s office, ^o
supply on hand
Mr. Bailey says that the big game
law season opens November 15, and
closes December 5, and that applica
tions may be issued on three days
prior to the opening of the season.
Applications may be signed at the
county auditor's office before a no
tary public and the license will be
sent to be in the hands of the pos
sessor when the season opens.
Several hunters seem to believe
that the duck season has ended. In
this, Mr Bailey says they are mis
taken, that the season doesn't end
until the last of December.
The first box shipment of white
fish eggs were sent to Duluth from
Redby today. The eggs are obtained
from the whitefish caught at the
state fishery in Red Lake, and are
said to be of the best for planting.
RED CROSS CHAPTER
STARTS THIRD CALL
BRAVELY FACES STORM
.Membership Drive Will Con
tinue Until Armistice
Day, November 11
Today the Red Cross chapter start
ed its third roll call, in, compliance
with the order of the American Red
Cr^oss setting the week for member
ships as a part of the home service
Valiently, the captains of the vari
I ous subscription places and their as
sistants braved the _, driving snow
which was carried .by a stiff wind,
piling up on the heavy fall of last
week. The subscription places were
manned as arranged and despite the
disagreeable opposition of the
weather man, many affixed their
names to the Red Cross chapter
The drive will continue through
out the week, and closes on Armis
tice Day, Novemoer 11.
Pastors of the Bemidji churches
all called attention in their .services
Sunday to the Red Cross drive, Sun
day being known as Red Cross Sun
RESULTS OF SATURDAY'S
Football games Saturday resulted
Minnesota 19 Wisconsin, 7.
Illinois, 10 Chicago, 0.
Michigan, 16 Northwestern, 13.
Iowa, 26 South Dakota, 14.
Notre Dame. 16 Indiana, 3.
Ames, 3-, Nebraska, 0
Hamline, 34 South Dakota Wes
Macalester 26 Gustavus Adolph
Carlton, 40 Luther, 0.
SSEJ (if I^MT S NEW S -,|BW'-IWAg S PAPE
Returned Officers Will Be in
Command and Service
Men Will Join 4
IN THE ORGANIZATION
Several Advantages May Be
Had by Becoming Mem
ber of Company
When Bemidji organizes its na
tional- guard company, #|ficered_Jy
returned officers and With a major
ity of the members service men, the
results of the campaign will be sent
every state in the unit, is the
promise of Col. J. B, Woolnougtt,
U. S. A., national gu*$ inspector,
Who recently visited Bemidji.
What Cotoael Sty*.
.Hlfcewar department and nation
al guard, officer* have, since the. war
through her eompaign, full details
will be requested by every state in
the unit," re said.
"There is considerable enviable
publicity in this for Bemidji. Per
sonally I feel that such & company
would eclipse anything that now ex
ists in the national guard, because
there has never been such an oppor
tunity existing. The companies be
fore the war were officered by men
who had limited! training and during
the war the same condition existed.
Your Bemidji company would be led
bj^meja who had but 'rjscenttgi.re-,,
from an intensive course oV
training and your men would have
had the same training. Your com
pany could! not help but be efficient
from the moment the men were
equipped and put into formation, "he
Progress Being Watched.
Col. Woolnough, Brigadier General
Rhinow, tiead of the state military,
and the national guard officers are
watching the progress of the cam.
paign for members with more than
usual interest and have offered to re
turn at any time to assist. If Be
midji oanvsecure a company undier
such a, plan, an effort will be made
to" use the same method in other lo
calities, where companies are to be
placed. In such a case the details
used-here will be carefully reduced
to writing and recommended ror use
in the other cities. The plans will
also be sent to army publications and
will probably be made a part of a
general order sent out to those inter
ested in the national guard.
The federal officers are enthusias
tically backing the enlargement of
the national guard. Thus far, Min
nesota has been one of the few states
td recruit the regiments to even close
to the maximum.
Advantages of Joining.
There is pay for the enlisted men
and officers from the federal govern
ment and an additional payment of
|5 per man per year from the state.
Complete equipment consisting of
uniform, shoes, blankets, utensils,
arms and ammunition and ample
supplies for the target range are
BEMIDJI DAECF PIONEE
BEMIDJI, MINN., MONDAY EVENING, NOV. 3, 1919
in Just this
un-. o hour week will begin late today in
among the advantages that will be
gained by having a national guard
unit in. Bemidji, according to the of
ficers who paid this city a visit re
N/umber of Members.
The company is to consist of a
minimum, of ninety men and three
officers and a maximum of one hun
dred and ten men and three officers.
As sooh as the number is secured
and the proper blanks signed, an in
specting officer will visit Bemidji, in
spect the unit and report to the fed
eral government. Equipment will
tben be issued.
Pav From Government.
The government pay of the men
is based on a minimum number of
however, certain street parades astd
appearances on the range can be de
ducted. There must be sixty per
cent of the company at each drill.
Should the company fail to have this
number of drills or should the at
tendance be below the required num
ber, all members lose their pay. The
pay is one-quarter of the pay allowed
regular army men for the same rank
so that privates would receive 17.50
a month for four drills of one hour
and a half each. Non-commissioned
and commissioned officers would be
paid in accordance with the regular
The equipment will be complete
and it should not be necessary for
any member to expend a cent of his
Ample ammunition Is to be pro-
../miv f?rc&iitis- usvtr ima Weather: Markbam Hotel: Cloudy
-$*-**' Prin, *I O
Inapector Home Brady
Says "All Ready"
(By Unite!* Press.)
St Paul, Nov. 3.Bemidji will un
doubtedly be headquarters of one
unit of the Sixth infantry.
Adjutant General W. Rhinow
returned today from northern Min
nesota, where he and Major
Brady and Col. George E Woolnaugh
inspected other companies of the
Sixth infantry last weett
The adjutant general said all
units inspected were in first class
shape, and Major Brady said at Be
midji everything is in readiness for
the formation of a company there.
Recently, a delegation from Be
midji called on Governor Burnquist
to urge the establishment of a
branch of the national guard in that
(By United Press.)
Washington, Nov. 3.Discussing
of the eight-hour day and the 48-
th international labor conference,
following the seating of the German
Samuel Gompers, the first Ameri
can delegate, was to be seated today,
PRANKS BRING SHOTS.
Rochester, Minn., Nov. 3.Charles
Cotton, 76-yearrold Ctyll war veter
an, last night wounded four Chatfield
high school boys, one seriously, when
he fired a shotgun several times into
a group of boys celebrating Hallowe'
Fred Moore, 18 years old, was shot
in both legs and is in a serious con
ditio*^ Other wounded boys are:
Witt pease, shot in the face Debs
Lakeann Walter Blodgin, wounded
vided for target practice and addi
tional targets will be set up at gov
ernment expense on the range now
in existence near the city. This will
give the men splendid training dur
ing the summer months.
An annual encampmet at Lake
City lai also held out as an additional
induceent to the members. The en
campment usually lasts ten days at
full pay from the government.
Temporary quarters for the equip
Grand Capital Prize, $1,185 Oakland Touring Car
Mr.. W. B. Erwin 14,092,900
Grand Prize, $586.21 Ford Touring CarMrs.
M, A. Greenblat 11,576,500
Second Prize, $155 Ediaon Talking Machine
Luccne MeCuaig 3,216,400
Third Prize, $135 Business Scholarship, Bemidji
Business CollegeEsther Johnson 1,715,100
Fourth Prize, $25 Merchandise OrderEsther
Fifth Prize, $15 Merchandise OrderChristie
Sixth Prize, $10 Merchandise Order Ethel
DISTRICT NO. 2.
Grand Prize, $586.21 Ford Touring CarMarie
Second Prize, $155 Edison Talking Machine
Rev. Florian Locnikar 5,485,200
Third Prize, $135 Business Scholarship, Bemidji
Business CollegeMrs. Clara B. Fraught 3,585,300
Fourth Prize, $25 Merchandise OrderMr*. Nel*
-FKth Prize, $15 Merchandise OrderMr. L. F. TP
Merchandise OrderMrs. E.
Special Prize, $100 Sonora PhonographMarie
We, the undersigned, named to take charge of the bajlat
x and make the final count in the Bemidji Pioneer's $3,800
efif-Sharing Circulation Building Campaign, were present
_d took possession of the ballot box at 9 p. m. Saturday,
November 1, the hour and date named for the closing of
The foregoing are the winners with the total vote cast
for each. Signed,
M. W. DEPUTY D. S. MITCHELL
W. L. BROOKS E. A. BARKER
G. W. HARNWELL
HAVE COMPANY VOTE TAKEN THURSDAY
REPORT OF JUDGES. 'PIONEER'S' CAMPA"
PEACE TREATY FORCES
TO ASK PEACE TREATY
General Rhinow and Fejderal Might Ballot Continually Un-
til Saturday G. O. P.
(By United Press
Washington, Nov 3Administra
tion forces today decided to ask for
a final vote on the peace treaty
Thursday, November 6. The voting
would be continued under this pro
posal until the followfng Saturday at
3 o'clock when, if no resolution or
ratification had been ratified for the
measure by a two thirds vote, other
business might be taken up.
This proposal was drafted at a
meeting of the democratic steering
commitee today and will be put up to
the republicans at the first opportun
ity by eSnator IHtchcock. Senator
Lodge has suggested taking the vote
HIGH SCHOOL LYCEUM
OPENING IS POSTPONED
The first number of the lyceum
course, scheduled to be given at the
high school tomorrow night, has
been postponed to November 24. It
is the Scheurer Concert company,
one of the best before the public, but
the inclemency of the weather
caused the postponement of their ap
ALL BODIES OUT OF MINT.
Amsterdam, Ohio, Nov. 3.With
the recovery of twenty bodies from
the Youghlogheny & Ohio Coal com
pany mine it is believed that all the
entombed miners have been account
-The bodies of James Gray, fore
man, and nineteen othere were
Several of the rescuers narrowly
escaped the same fate as their en
tombed comrades through the action
of fire in the mine and gas.
WILL EXTEND GLAD HAND.
Huntington, W. VaJ,-Nov.
operators in districts affected by the
strike, will meet tomorrow at
Charleston and publically invite the
miners back to work.
would be held will have to be pro
vided for this winter Little doubt slon today ordered Poland to open
is expressed that this cannot be the railways between Germany and
easily arranged, Poland.
Paris, Nov. 3.Te supreme coun
cil of the peace conference has decid
ed to immediately order Roumanla to
reply to the note of October 12, the
The interallied transport commis-
Largest circulation of any* paper to
North Central MinnsM^.
""'"y"y 45c PER MONTH
Large Induatries May Have
to Close, Throwing Thou
sands of Workera Out
BIG OLIVER PLOW CO.
SO WIRES GOVERNMENT
Illinois Minora Practically All
Out, Declares Diatrict
(By United Press.)
Indianapolis, Ind. Nov. 3.Strik-
ing coal miners, mine operators an*V
the government today stood pat
while the general public watched itg
coal pile diminish steadily. Miners
believe the coal production will be re
duced 90 per cent by the strike, but
mine operators said their figures
The strike was expected to take
definite form today and operators W
lieved many miners, who usually lay
off Saturday any way, "Would be back
to work today.
The shortage of coal is already tbe
ingjelt py fbme industries Reports
from"S6utn Bend. Ind., said the Oliver
Plow Work? had wired to the gov
ernment they would be forced to
shut down unless coal was forth
Miners attorneys were nere today
to prepare for a legal battle on the
government's injunction hearing
ILLINOIS PRACTICALLY OUT.
Springfield, 111., Nov 3"Illi-
nois minerB continued its strike 100
per cent," district headquarters de
John Lewis, acting national presi
dent, left for Indianapolis, refusing
to discuss the strike or rumor that
Samuel Gompers had offered his good
offices to bring about a settlement.
RUSSIAN ARMY EVACUATES
RECENTLY CAPTURED TOWN
(By United Press
London, Nov. 8.Unofficial dis
patches front .JHelslngfors reported
that troops from the Russian north
western army evacuated Gatcnins,
Thursday night. Anto-bolshevilc
troops captured Gatchlna several
weeks ago, using it as a base for the
advance upon Petrograd.
Presumeably the evacuation was
caused by the bolsheviks counter at
tack, reported recently
GOVERNMENT CODE IS
PROPOSED FOR INDUSTRY
(By United Press.)
Washington, Nov. 3.Secretary of
the Interior Franklin K. Lane today
said that at the next cabinet meet
ing he will call attention to tne pro-,
posal of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers for an appointment,
by the government, of a commission
to deal with the cbal strike and gen
eral industrial situation. The week
ly meeting of the cabinet is ache.
duled for tomorrow.
Calling of a new industrial con
ference was under consideration by
President Wilson and other govern
ment officials. Wilson and other of
ficials believe an Industrial code
must be drawn up and subscribed to
by workers and employers, or other
serious strikes will follow the steel
and coal workers walkout.
SYMPATHY STRIKE MENACES.
Gary, Ind., Nov. 3.Drastic ac
tion is planned by leaders of the
striking eteel workers, who an
nounced two Important meetings for
Sunday and today with representa
tives of the railroad brotherhoods
and of the railway department of the
American Federation of Labor. The
leaders freely declared they planned
to tie up Garp and other steel towns
in this district by sympathetic
HALL SUCCEEDS BELL.
Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 3.Capt.
Daniel M. Hall of Columbus, senior
vice commander-in-chief of the
G. A. R., succeeds Col. James D. Bell,
who died In Brookjyn as commander
in-chief of the organization.
Captain Hall announced that the
national headquarters of the G. A. R.
would be removed' to Columbus.