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Theo. Jesten of Rosby was in town
Seven room house for rent. See
"Wes Wright. It
See O'Leary & Bowser's change of
ad. on the first page.
You will find Scott, the Jewler, at
Wheelock's news stand.
Mayor Dudley made a Hying busi
ness trip to St. Paul last week.
TAMARACK'land for sale, heav
ily timbered. Enquire at this office, tf
James Wynne and wife of Solway
were in town between trains last Sat
Mrs. Chaffee of Lakota, N. D.,
mother of Superintendent Dunwoody,
is here on a visit.
Stove wood delivered on short
notice. Telephone 99, or call up the
"little red wapon."
Jack Esler has-returned from his
visit to his old home at St. Peter, and
reports that he had a very pleasant
Remember that the fall term of
the Mankato Commercial College will
begin Sept 3. Beautiful catalogues
sent free on application.
R. E. Brice, Benny Moe's brother
in-law, arrived on the 12:27 train from
Crookston Friday last and. went to
Superior Saturday on business.
A. M. Greeley of the PIONEER, who
has been in the Big Fork country for
the past three weeks' looking after his
claim, arrived home yesterday as
hearty as a moose.
Taken up June 12 on my premises,
one mile west of Bemidji, one sorrel
pony with white face and two white
hind legs. Owner can have same by
proving property and paying costs.
H. J. Smith.
Attorney L. E. Gossman of Crooks
ton, accompanied by his brother, Rev.
Father Gossman, spent a couple of
days anion? the lakes, and took a nice
strinff of fish home with them.
People who desire to purchase
goods in Duluth and do not care to
stand the expense of a trip to the Ze
nith City will do well to correspond
with the Duluth Purchasing Agency.
309 Palladio Building, Duluth, Minn.
C, M. Bacon and W. W Browne
and their wives are home from their
trip to Koochiching and other towns
along the northern boundary, and re
port having enjoyed themselves to the
For SaleEighty acres of tamarack
land. Will sell the timber and give
two vears to clear the pine, or will sell
the land outright. $300 for the timber,
or $500 for the land and timber. Five
miles from the G. N. railroad. En
quire at this office. It
Railway Foreman Ben. Sullivan of
Farris, who has been putting in the
new sidetrack here for the Great
Northern road, will soon go to Lari
more, N. D., where he will construct
six miles of a spur.
Catarrh is a terrible scourge, a dis
ease whose germs are spread broad
cast over this fair land of ours, and
in many cases is the forerunner of
consumption, that terrible disease
whose fangs when set upon its victim
usually means death. But there is a
cure for catarrh and disease of the
throat and lungs. It is H. W. Bark
er's cough, catarrh and consumption
remedy, and we always keep it.
Mayo's drug store. tf
C. C. Whitney, state printer and
editor and proprietor of the Marshall
News-Messenger, paid the PIOXEER a
pleasant call last Saturday. It was
his first visit to our city, although his
wife has been a visitor in the city for
several weeks. He is perfectly infatu
ated with Bemidji, and declared that
he would like to eke out the remainder
of his existence here.
The excursion to Turtle River
Wednesday evening was well patron
ized, although the rain prevented
many from going. The party arrived
there at 8 o'clock and was at once con
ducted to the Palace hotel, which is
presided over by Joe Taggart, for
merly of this city, where dancing and
feasting was indulged in until an early
hour the following morning.
Dr. E. H. Smith, graduate of the
medical department of the State uni
versity, has decided to permanent}'
locate in this city, and has secured a
suite of rooms in the Sather building
on Second street. For the past two
years he has devoted his time to hos
pital work in Minneapolis and other
cities. He comes among us well rec
ommended, and we bespeak for him a
"Miniature Wonderland,'' recently
issued by the Northern Pacific rail
road, is certainly one of the most
unique and instructive publications
ever put out by a railway corporation.
Its "History of a Trade Mark" is ex
tremely interestine:, and all who would
receive instruction of a novel and in
structive character shouid send 4 cents
in stamps to Chas. S. Fee, G. P. and
T. A., Si. Paul, Minn., and receive a
A. L. Gordon of Shevlin was in the
city Friday last.
Windows and doors at rock bottom
prices at Swedback's.
Commissioner F. O. Sibley of Sol
way was in town Saturday last.
Andy Clavin is taking in the ex
position at Winnipeg this week.
For SaleOne spring dray and one
flat truck, cheap. Wes Wright. 22-23
Dr. Gilmore of Fosston was in the
city Monday between trains on busi
When you want anything in the line
of plumbing call on McCuaig & Lud
Do not forget the sale of state lands
on the 20th inst. You will find the
notice in this paper.
LOSTA Pug dog. Liberial re
ward will be paid'finder by returning
same to J. M. Hanson.
Dr. Arnold's Cough Killer for asth
ma cannot be equalled.S. B. Gilles
pie, Guthrie Center, la.
A new front is being put in the
Dewey house, which will improve its
appearance very much.
Messina lemons 25c per dozen, and
oranges 30 cents per dozen, at I. B.
Olson's confectionery store.
Just received, four cars of oats
which we aie selling at cut prices.
Best grade. Call and see us.
SNOW & SCHROEDER.
F. W. Cathro of Bottineau, N. D.,
is in the city for a 10 day's lay off,
and is enjoying himself boating and
Commissioners Gallagher, Sibley
and Johnson, appraisers for the state,
arrived in the city Wednesday even
ing from their arduous task.
The Fair*is showing some very nice
things in dimities, lawns, etc. Warm
weather is sure to come and you will
want a cool gown for the season.
Work on the Snow-Schroeder-Miller
block is progressing very fast, the
south wall is up to the second story
and the north one about half pay.
County Auditor Ackerman of Grand
Forks, N. D., spent Saturday and
Sunday in the city and at Diamond
Point, returning home Monday.
F. W. Farrington, secretary, with
the Minneapolis Title Insurance &
Trust Co. of Minneapolis, is in the
city, guest of R. McLennan's family.
Don't buy inferior plaster when you
can get the well known and highly
recommended Hardenell and the best
Kelly Island white lime cheaper at
Joe Harrington, one of the mixers
at Rose's old stand, left last Satur
day on a visit to*his old home, Eau
Claire, Wis., where he will remain
Remember H. W. Barker's cough,
catarrh and consumption remedy
when you need a medicine that cures
that awful disease, catarrh, and all
throat and lung troubles. Always for
sale at Mavo'sdru? store. tf
Ed. Schraeder and wife of Crooks
ton were in town Monday and until
Tuesday noon, enjoying a limited out
ing from business cares. They had
also been at Cass Lake a couple of
Al. Bisbee of this city, who has been
up at Tenstrike for some weeks past,
says things are not very encouraging
up there. He contemplates working
for Landlord Dale of, Turtle River in
the near future.
Fred. Silver and Dick Underwood
left for their famous gold mine in
North Carolina last Friday. That
was an unlucky day to start, but as
they have the gold corraled possibly
it will not make very much difference
Tom Shannon came down from the
upper country Sunday and reports that
it is almost impossible to get through
that region on account of so much
water, and that an ordinary team can
not get along with more of a load
than an empty wagon.
A few weeks aeo the PIONEER pub
lished a list of the buildings that had
been constructed in the city the cur
rent year but since that time so many
more have been finished and com
menced that the ground will have to
be gone over again to keep pace with
As business is so dull at Tenstrike
and Blackduck, caused by the roads
being in such a condition that travel
is almost entirely impeded, many
business men are leaving for the har
vest fields, trusting their business
matters in the hands of their wives
Judge Ives of Cass Lake and Mrs.
S. A. Crandall (everybody in this
region knows Mrs. Crandall) have
platted a suburban townsite on the
bank of Blackduck. and are booming
it for all there Is in it. The location
is said to be very pretty, and no
doubt they will make a barrel of
money out of their undertaking.
Stanley R. Moorhead and Miss
Mabel VanTassel, of Turtle River,
were married at that place on the 23rd
ult. Mrs. Moorhead is the third
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van
Tassel, at present of the old town of
Turtle River. The PIONEER wishes
them all the happiness and success
that belongs to mortals, as they are
deserving. R. B. FOSTER "Cr
Modern methods: low prices.
Office over Mayo & Barker's Drug
Store, Bemidji, Minn.
The best screen doors for the money
GUY REM OR E has a number of
young pigs for sale, tf
The board of county commissioners
are in session today.
Get your stove wood of E. O. Glid
den. Delivered on short notice. Tele
Harry Reynolds went out to his
claim last week to satisfy himself that
it was still there.
For sash, doors and all kinds of
building lumber go to E. J. Swed
back. Prices greatly reduced.
"Furnished Rooms for Rent" signs,
neatly printed on heavy cardboard,
for sale at this office at ten cents each.
J. P. Taylor has leased the Clavin
& Tanner building on Third street,
and will occupy it about the 10th of
The shorthand departmeut of the
Mankato Commercial College is the
finest in the world. Send for cata
Al. Hallet got mixed up in a wrest
ling match in Grand Forks a few days
ago with some unknown man and won
a purse of $75.
The building between the postoffice
and the PIONEER office is being raised
to a 12 feet story, and 20 feet is being
added to its length.
Benny Moe, one of the genial mem
bers of the Three Guardsmen, took a
flying trip to West Superior, Wis.,
last week to visit relatives.
Roger Martin is erecting a two-story
addition in the rear of his furniture
store, 40 feet in depth, making the
whole building 80 feet long.
Will Doty of Grand Forks was on a
visit with his mother, Mrs. A. Milne
of this city, over the Sabbath. He is
on the police force of Grand Forks.
The trains west these days over the
Great Northern road are packed with
men rushing to the harvest fields of
Western Minnesota and North Dakota.
H. E. Brooks of the firm of Backus
Brooks, lumbermen, came up from
Brainerd last Tuesday on a tour of
Rev. Father McDonald of Brainerd,
and Rev. Father Cavenaugh of Minne
apolis are in the city this week for
recreation, and are guests of Hotel
Harvey Woodward stuck so tight to
the Woodmen's goat last Thursday
night that he prevented the old buck
ing machine from dumping him into
an ash heap.
Joe Stone of Cass Lake paid the
city a pleasant visit last Thursday.
Joe has been to his old home, Duluth,
where he has been for the past two
months and says things are humming
there as of old.
C. J. Carlson is suffering from a
badly sprained ankle. He stepped
outside the door of his shop and into
a hole his dogs had scratched up for
purpose of lying on the cool earth,
hence the accident. He will possibly
be laid up for some time, as he i8 a
very heavy man.
Last Monday Tom and Will Eng
lish, Al. Lanagan and Fletch Grum
melsby left for the Dakota harvest
fields, where they expect to remain
until harvest i9 over. They are a
lively crowd of hoys, and their friends
hope to see them return loaded with
all kinds of money.
Hon. Jud LaMoure and son and
Charles Cavalier of Pembina, N. D.,
came in from Twin Lakes last Friday,
where they ha/1 been on a fishing tour,
but were compelled to abandon it on
account of mosquitoes. They left for
their homes the same day, but will re
turn some time in September after all
pests have become extinct.
Mayor Dudley has issued an edict
that if anybody is caught begging in
the city the police will give them a
chance to earn an honest penny or a
meal by working on the streets. That's
business, as that line of grafters has
become quite numerous here of late,
when there is all kinds of labor wait
ing for all who care to apply.
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A farewell party was given Satur
day evening at the home of Mrs. Geo.compatibility
Wallace by the lady friends of the
party of young men who went to the
harvest fields the following Monday.
Music, dancing, a banquet and a gen
eral good time were the principal
numbers on the program, and the en
tire party greatly enjoyed themselves.
A party, nearly all of whom were
guests of the Markham, went out Sun
day night about 9 o'clock for a trip
around the lake on the Moose. About
an hour later a sudden squall came
up which caused the boat to roll some
what, but not at all dangerously, yet
9ome of the ladies became quite nerv
ous and "squealed" like a lot of fog
horns. They were soon quieted, and
afterward declared that they never
Alida, July 29,1901.
To whom it may concern.
All orders on the Town of Itasca
will be paid when presented, and
interest will cease from today.
By order of the township board.
A. 0. DAHL,
Treasurer of Alida, Minn.
Don't forget the clearance sale now
on at The Fair. 24
The Hub saloon men put in a tele
Joe Young has gone to Eagle" Bend
on a business trip.
Bargains at The Fair for 30 days
to make room for new fall goods. 24
A XICE lot of children's second
hand clothing for sale also good
carpet rags, inquire at this office.
Ladies' shoes at 98 cents per pair
and upwards. A comeplete line always
on hand. SNOW & SCHROEDER.
FOUXD--On June 12, a horse.
Owner can have same by paying costs
and proving property. H. J. Smith.
On Tuesday Joe Steidl cut his field
of oats with the first binder that was
ever out in a held in the county, so it
Fred Hall will move his merchant
tailoring stock 'into the corner busi
ness room of the Makliam hotel within
a few days.
W. H. Geininell, general manager of
the Minnesota & International rail
road, came up from Brainerd Tues
day on a tour of inspection.
E. S. Chisby, mother and two sis
ters, who enjoyed several days' outing
at Lake Plantagenet, left for their
home in Minneapolis yesterday morn
Fred Hall had the misfortune to
sma his buggy during a recent trip
to Turtle River, and yesterday he
went out and brought the pieoes home
in his hat.
C. B. French has started a new
stage line from Turtle River to the
head of the lake, Hanson's place, and
no doubt he will make some money
besides accomodating the public.
A number of our citizens are filing
contests on claims near town on tracts
that have evidently been abandoned
by those who failed to get big money
for relinquishments. Their ideas are
all right. Improve the lands.
On account of smallpox Buena Vista
is quarantined, and up to a few days
ago 30 cases had been looked after,
the most of which had been dis
charged, but as soon as cool weather
came on fifteen more cases were re
ported in two days.
The contract for the erection of the
Miles building was let last Monday to
Boyd & Gilbert for the sum of $8,300.
Originally the building was to have
been 50x80 feet, but later it was
changed to 90 feet in length. Upon
the completion ol the building Mr.
Miles will have invested a no less sum
During the past week P. J. Russell
has obtained the following batch of
divorces before Judge McClenahan, at
chambers, in Brainerd: McMillan
vs. McMillan, Bemidji, charge, in
of temper Carlson vs.
Carlson, Shevlin, habitual drunken
ness Carpenter vs. Carpenter, Be
midji, desertion. In all the cases the
women were the plaintiffs.
"Johnny on the Spot" and "Bum
Bush went to Grand Rapids on Tues
day's eastbound train. "Bum" says
he has already helped to cut, shock
and thresh three sections of land in
"Big Dick" thus far this season,
that's why Johnny hustled him off to
the Rapids so soon. He said it was a
shame to let him be idle too long, as
he is a hustler to do what he did in
such a short time.
When you are talking about pretty
country homes you should first visit
Ed Achenbach's farm a mile and a
half west of the city. It is nicely lo
cated, the improvements reminds one
of those of a Pennsylvania Dutchman,
the buildings being good and sub
stantial, etc. The whole farm is
fenced with a barb wire fence, posts
ten feet apart with tamarack poles on
top of the posts, and about 140 acres
is used for pasture at the present time.
He has just had erected the only wind
mill in the county, a fine South Supe
rior Duplex. There is a nice field of
corn, about two acres of potatoes,
besides vegetables of all varieties on
I Clearance Sale...-
IS NOW ON AT
THE FAIR 1
And our terms from now on will be strictly cash. The hot weather is now here, and this is fa
your opportunity to get Strictly Fresh Goods at Cut Prices. JE
No.7o James McNair, Prop.
can get tools of the right pat-
tern and quality here. We carry
a tine line of
Carpenters and Mechanics Tools
of standard makes. They are not cheaply made, but goods of supe-
rior material and construction at low prices.
These items will give an idea of our values. Not another store
in town can sell at these figures.
Saws, Hammers, Chisels, Etc.
We are Agents for the Columbia Bicycles.
McLennan & Graham
Opposite Court House Bemidji, Minnesota.
Respectfully Solicits your Business.
FIRE INSURANCE written in the best old line companies.
Jerrard Plumbing Co.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water Heating
Plumbing is the most important part
of home, and cannot be too well
constructed. Fifteen year's experience in
this line of work qualifies us to give you the
best that can be had. Our Prices Are Right.
Office in city Hall. Manager.
Full Stock of Pipes and Fitting* Constantly on Hand
The new Townsite
18 Miles North-
east of Bemidji ff*
Or to A. M. BELDING. Tenstrike.
Now is the time to subscribe for the
w. R. Baumoaoh, Prea.
W. BtiumbnoU. V.Preir
\V. L. (rooks, (Jushier
Located at East
End of Gull Lake
In Center of Best Agricul
tural Land in Beltrami Co.
A. A. WHITE,
St. Paul, Minn.