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title: 'The Bemidji daily pioneer. (Bemidji, Minn.) 1904-1971, January 09, 1920, Page 5, Image 5',
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FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARYS, 1920
John P. Funk of Park Rapids was
a visitor in BemicM yesterday.
Attorney A. L. Thwing of Grand
Rapids spent Thursday in Bemidji.
A large number of logging and
farming horses for sale at the city
Dr. W. K. Denison left this morn
ing for Mizpah on business for sev
A. A. Arvig of Pine River was
among the out of town visitors in
this city yesterday.
JuBt in, new edition of Justice
Manuels, at the Pioneer Stationery
House. 3d 13
Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton of the
Dutchie school is ill and unable to
attend her duties.
John Ward of Thief River Falls
was among the out of town visitors
in Bemidji yesterday.
Sixteen-inch mixed hard and soft
slab wood for sale, $3.50 per load. Be
midji Mfg. Co. Phone 481. T&Ftf
A doughnut sale will be held by
the Presbyterion Ladies' Aid at the
Gas Co. office on Saturday 2dl9
'Fred A. Slitei, who is teaching this
term at the Pinewood school, entered
the St. Anthony hospital Tuesday.
There are some real shoe bargains
at Troppman's. Have you looked
them over yet? 17tf
The sewing institute under Mrs.
W N*. .Weber's .management reopens
Jan.""8thV Students^may enteF any
time. Evening classes. Phone
jMiss Sadie Chesborp, who teaches
near Minneapolis, is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. Frank Hitchcock, for a few
More of THOSE DOUGHNUTS willour
be made by the Presbyterian Ladies'
Aid on Saturday at the office of the
Gas Co. 2dl9
You can make a real saving by
getting a pair of shoes at Tropp
man's Sale. 17tf
Mrs itrlF. -Koepp, who has been
ill for some time, was taken to St
Anthony's hospital yesterday for
Mrs Daisy Quick of Cass Lake was
in Bemidji Thursday en route to Red
Lake to visit with friends and rela
tives for two weeks.
A large number of logging and
farming horses for le at the City
Livery. 121 Mf
Mrs. J. Gilbertson is recovering
nicely from a week's illness at St.
Anthony's hospital. She is able to
enjoy having visitors.
Doughnuts and coffee will be served
by the Presbyterian ladies Saturday
in the Gas office. Orders for dough
nuts may be phoned to Mrs. R. L.
Jr0ver 558-W. Idl9
The M. B. A. lodge will give a
dance Monday, Jan. 12th, at the
Moose hall. Music by Rex Union
orchestra. Tickets $1.00. including
supper. Everybody invited. 2dll0
Spot cash paid tor Liberty Bonds,
and' Liberty Bond receipts. See G.
B. Hooley at Northern Grocery Co,
during the day, or at Markham hotel,
Bernard O. Grondahl, who is teach
ing the Faunfee school, 12 miles south
of Williams, has tendered his resig
nation on account of his wife's poor
health. He has a position offered
him in Washlntgon and he intends to
go there about February 1.
More of THOSE DOUGHNUTS win
be made by the Presbyterian Ladies'
Aid on Saturday at the office of the
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BEMIDJ 1 NEWS NOTE S
T each 4ay give an interesting and complete review of the
city*! social activities is our desire. This page is devoted to per-
sonal mention, social items and news briefs and we solicit your
co-operation in its maintenance. Items phoned or mailed to this
office are appreciated by readers of the paper and by the publishers.
E. G. Warner of Jenkins spent yes
terday in this eity.
Remember the doughnut sale in
the Gas Co office Saturday. Idl9
150,000 to loan or rarms. Dean
Land Co. 47 Uf
G. N. Potter of Grygla was a visitor
sin Bemidji yesterday.
i Mrs. O. B. Rovald of Big Falls was
a Thursday visitor in this city
iA doughnut sale wil be held by
the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid at the
Gas Co. office on Saturday. 2d* 9
Telephone 923} i
Mrs. M. E. Ibertson returned last
night from Lisbon, N. D, where she
was called two weeks ago by the ill
ness of her mother, who has improved
sufficiently to return with her here.
She will take medical treatment here,
and make an extended visit.
Elwood feted arrived in the city
Wednesday night to visit at his home
for a short time, while recovering
from a sick spell, of which he became
-the victim shortly after returning to
his.studies at the University last
week. He is still confined to his bed
but'feeling much improved.
C. MEETS TONIGHT.
The Intermediate Christian En
deavor of the Presbyterian church
will hold a business meeting tonight
at 8 o'clock at the home of Calhoun
and James Grier, 918 Irvine avenue.
All members are urged to be present.
NEW DRUG SIGN.
A new advertising sign has been
purchased by the Boardman Drug
Store and will be erected over the
front entrance on Fourth street and
Beltrami avenue. The sign bears the
letters "D-R-U-G-S" and each letter
will be outlined by electric lights at
ELKS WEEKLY DANCE.
The regular weekly dance given by
the Bemidji lodge, B. P. O. E. No.
1052, will be held this evening at
the Elks' Temple, invitations having
already been sent out for the occa
Good music will be provided and
it is urged that there be a^ large at
NEW BOWLING ALLEYS.
M. N. Crawford, proprietor of the
Ideal ibilliard hall, will open and
operate a set of bowling alleys at
117 Third street, in the same loca
tion as the allays formerly owned by
Gould Bros. The Building is to be
put in readiness soon and it is ex
pected that the alleys will be ready
to use in about two weeks.
SWEDISH AID ELECTS.
At the annual meeting of the Swed
ish Lutheran Add at the home of Mrs
Charlie Blade, the following officers
iPresidentMrs. C. C. Ward (re-
Vice-presidentMrs. John Moberg
SecretaryMiss Eleanor Erickspn
TreasurerMrs. Emil Peterson.
MISS CARLSON CONTINUES
HER ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES
Miss Corrinne Carlson, of Bemidji,
Minn., is expected to be one of the
particularly bright stars in Womens'
athletics at Hamline University in
St. Paul, this winter. Miss Carlson is
likely to a candidate for the Women's
Varsity basketball team and also is
interested in several other forms of
athletics. She was captain of the
Varsity squad last year.
NOTHING NEW IN H. C. 0.
People of the Long Ago Raiand the
Same Wall, Apparently to At
It is always soothing to learn that
ancestors were Licking about the
same things that rile us today. Next
time you are Inclined to believe that
high prices have been sent by the pow
ers above to vex this day and genera
tion alone, just ponder upon these
words written by John F. Watson of
New York city In 1843. under the head
.ag "Changes of Prices," in a book of
his published in 1847:
"It is curious to observe the changes
which have occurred in the course of
years, both in the supply of common
articles sold in the markets and in
some cases in the great augmentation
of pricesfor instance, Mr. Brower,
who has been quite a chronicle to me,
has told me such facts as the follow
"He remembered well when abund
ance of the largest Blue Point oysters
could be bought, opened to your hand,
for 2s a 100 such as would now bring
from three to four dollars. Best sea
bass were but 2d a pound, now at 8d.
Sheepbead sold at 9d to Is 3d apiece,
and will now bring $2. Rock fish were
plenty at one Shilling apiece foi good
ones. Shad 3d apiece. They did not
then practice the planting of oysters.
Lobsters were not then brought to
"Mr. Jacob Tabelee, who is as old as
8*7, and of course saw earlier times
than the other, has told me a sheep
bead used to be sold at 6d, and the
best oysters at Is a 100. In fact they
did not stop to count them, but gave
them in that proportion and rate by
the bushel. Rock fish at 3d a pound.
Butter 8d to 9d. Beef by the quarter
In winter 3d a pound, by the piece 4d.
Fowls about 9d apiece. Wild fowls in
great abundance. He has bought
twenty pigeons in their season for one
shilling a goose was 2a Oak wood
was abundant at-2s the load.
Thus Mr. Watson of the early nine
teenth century thinks longingly of how
easy It must have been to live when
Brother Tabelee was young. He con
"In 1763 the market price of provi
sions was established by law and pub
lished in the Gazette. Wondrous
cheap they were, viz: A cock turkey
4s, a hen turkey 2s 6d, a duck Is, a
quail l%d, a heath hen Is 3d, a teal
6d, wild goose 2s, a brant Is 3d, snipe
Id, oysters 2s a bushel, sheepbead and
sea bass three coppers per pound,
milk per quart 4 coppers, clams 9d a
100, cheese 4%d.
"Those celebrated 'Blue Points*
were destroyed by an intended kind
ness. A law was passed to exempt
thn from continual use, and by not
being continually fished up they got
embedded to Je mud and wholly died
WAS FOILED BY A VULTURE
Lieut. Etienne Poulet, French filer,
might have beaten Capt Roos Smith
|in the race to Australia had it not
jbeen for a fight with a huge vulture
while flying over the mountain peaks
of Siam near the town of Moulmaln.
The vulture circled for a time over
the aircraft, which was making little
speed because of weather conditions,
then dived straight down, striking and
shattering the right propeller. The
lieutenant searched the mountain tops
for over half an hour before finding
ia suitable place for landing. He had
Ito abandon the race.
Helpless and in the power of
a maddened Beast who won
her in a hand-to-hand fight,
a lovely maiden is saved
from deathand worseby
A William Fox production
Written and staged by
Bemidji Lodge No. 119,
I. O O F., Beltrami
Ave. and 4th St., meets
every Friday evening
at 8 o'clock.
Initiatory Degree nd Supper
C. J. Winter, N Tel. 362J
R. A. Hannah, Eec. Sec, Tel 719W
And "Fatty" Arbuckle
SUN. MON. TUES.
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