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Smoke The Bemidji Favorite.
The spring thaw came Saturday.
Treasurer Shlnn was in Bagley Fri
T. Alexander of Mcintosh was* here
Miss McLennan returned from Minn
Twenty-five per cent off on shoes at
C. F. Schroeder & Co. 's. 4245
Mr. Richards, of Halvorson & Rich
ards, is up from Minneapolis.
J. A. Wonzor is reported to have
struck it lucky in Texas oil stock.
Editor Butler of the hustling Bagr
ley Independent was here yesterday.
Mr. Ross, of the firm of Decaire &
Ross, returned from Duluth Sunday.
I. C. Burke returned Monday from
a two weeks' visit in Southern Minne
A child of Mr. Miller of the Lei and
restaurant is seriously ill with pneu
Commissioners Gallagher of Moose
and Johnson of Leon arrived in town
Mrs. John Graham returned Satur
day from a visit with her parents at
Red Lake Falls.
Personal property tax is due if you
please, and must be paid before March
first to escape penalty.
J. D. Plummer arrived from ClO
quet Tuesday and has gone up to his
claim on the Big Fork.
Martin Gevelstad came down from
Bagley Tuesday and went up to Far
ley to look after interests.
Dr. Arnold's Cough Killer for
asthma cannot be equalled.S. B.
Gillespie, Guthrie Center. la.
Commissioner Sibley arrived from
Solway, and Commissioner McDoug
ald from Blackduck Monday.
Mrs. J. M. Markham and son
"Walter returned Monday from a two
weeks' visit in Seattle, Wash.
Plain or fancy dressmaking at home
or by the day done by Miss R. Bur
ington, Dewey av. and Tenth st. 45
W. F. Street arrived from his Mis
souri visit Monday, looking ten years
younger and three inches taller than
John C. Thorpe, the well known
Shevlin. merchant, and his bride were
in Bemidji the first of the week. They
were married Dec. 26.
George Wood attempted to storm
and capture Depravity Hill.Saturday
night, but was badly repulsed with an
iron poker in the hands of a defender.
Rev. Mrs. Sutliff came up from Be
midji the first of the week to make a
short visit with her daughter, Mrs.
T. J. Armstrong.Turtle River Pine
WantedTemperate man wants posi
tion as bookkeeper good penman
references other work cheerfully done
wages no object. Address C. H. M.,
Bemidji, Minn. 44-5
Bacon & Browne's bowling alley
has the center of the stage now and
the mournful rumble of the balls and
the death shriek of the pins are com
mon sounds on Third street.
M. H. Bromley of Walker was here
Tuesday. He is an ex-member of the
Andrews Opera Co., and is trying to
get up a home talent comic opera
under the auspices of some lodge.
All persons indebted to F. M. Mal
zahn are hereby notified to make set
tlement before an. 15. After that
date the accounts will be placed in the
hands of a collector for settlement.
The Rebekahs and Odd Fellows
held a joint installation Friday night,
after which lunch was served. Mrs.
J. W. Speelman of Buena Vista acted
as installing officer of the Rebekahs.
John Mickleson, deputy head con
sul for the Woodmen of the north
western Minnesota district, is here in
the interest of the local lodge, whose
membership he expects to materially
increase before he leaves.
The firm of Croon & Anderson has
dissolved and Mr. Anderson will con
tinue to conduct the business alone.
John has a homestead near Nebish
where he will develop his muscle in
the good, old-fashioned way.
John Croon is smiling at the stu
pidity of the three Bemidji papers.
He was married several weeks ago to
a Miss Larson at Osceola, Wis., and
the papers have not beard of it yet.
Who will start the fourth paper?
The Finest Cake
Is made with Royal Bak
ing Powder. Always light,
sweet,pure & wholesome.
Smoke The Bemidji Favorite.
Tver Krohn came from Shevlin Mon
Sheriff Bailey was up to Blackduck
Postmaster Olson of Allda was here
Robert Neving came in from Sol
Editor Moorhead was down from
Turtle River Tuesday.
C. M. Bacon returned Saturday
from a visit to Blackduck.
The city pump house, recently dam
aged by fire, has been repaired.
John Steidl went up the new line
Tuesday on a timber seeking tour.
Mrs. Healy, living just north of the
court house, has recovered from small
Attorney Crawford returned Satur
day from a legal visit to Brainerd
A. T. Wheelock's employment office
is separated from the store proper by
a high railing.
Frank Gagnon is said to contemplate
a visit to the Big Fork country to se
lect a new location.
Jennie Steele proved up on her
homestead in Itasca last Saturday be
fore Clerk Speelman.
A man by the name of Peterson was
brought to the hospital Saturday from
Shevlin very ill with typhoid fever.
Furnished rooms for rent signs,
neatly printed on heavy cardboard,
for sale at this office at ten cents each.
Dean Reynolds returned Saturday
from Charles City, Iowa, where he
visited his grandparents during the
A Smith-Premier typewriter, good
as new, for sale for $75, by Agent
Robinson of the M. & I. railway, at
the depot. tf
E. L. Nay lor, Harvey Woodward,
Harry Young and A. H. Knoke left
Tuesday morning for their claims on
the Big Fork.
Garnet Peterson arrived Tuesday
from Barnesville, Minn where he has
been teaching school. He is the eldest
son of J. Peterson, Jr.
The daughter of Mr. Nelson having
recovered from smallpox, there are no
other cases of this kind in town, out
side of the pest house.
Mrs. W. Burington has strictly pri
vate home for ladies before and after
confinement also nursing and diseases
of children. Tenth st. and Dewey av. 47
W. S. Brannon returned Friday
from a business trip to Forest River,
N. D. He says the Dakota towns are
very much dead at this time of the
The following officers will conduct
the Rebekah lodge the coming year:
N. G., Mrs. Wm. Casler V. G., Mrs.
Trask R. S., J. K. Titus F. S., Mrs.
Geil T., Mrs. George McTaggart.
They will meet on the first and third
Wednesdays of each month.
Clerk of Court Speelman has re
ceived the new homestead application
blanks,-which requires that every per
son making homestead entry will first
have to swear that he has personally
inspected the land and is familiar
with the character of the soil.
James Williams was bound over to
the circuit court on the charge of rob
bing McLennan & Nelson's hardware
store last month. Some of the stolen
property was found on his person, but
the evidence against the other suspect
was not conclusive and he was dis
In connection with his hardware
business, F. M. Malzahn will open up
a harness shop in charge of Frank
Longcoy, the experienced leather
worker. He will make new and re
pair old harness of all kinds. If you
need anything in this line, remember
the new place.
M. Stoner came down from
Blackduck Saturday. He says his
adopted town feels a thrill of new life,
business is picking up and the people
are again cheerful and contented. Mr.
Stoner will soon leave for the cities
where he is to meet a capitalist who is
talking of putting in a large sawmill
The Red Men will give a masquer
ade ball at the opera house on
Wednesday night, Jan. 22, and the
low price of 50 cents per ticket has
been made. Four valuable prizes
will be given to the wearers of the
most beautiful and comical costumes.
The followihg committees have been
named: On arrangementsMatt May
ers and Ben Moe. FloorGeorge
Wallace, Ben Moe, Ted Smith, Wm.
Lipp and Tom English.
Jjj Copy for advertisements In the Bemidji 5}
tfc PIC NEE* will not be accepted later thci (f
'I uesday evening. This rule Is mad* to
JJJ insure creditable advrtlaments--and to
tfc permit the setting of type for news matter ffc
Smoke The Bemidji Favorite.
A. T. Wheelock went to Farley Tues
John Goodman went to Cass Lake
Louis St- Thomas is down from
Tom Bailev returned from Grand
An Important meeting for Woodmen
will be held tonight.
William McCuaig and wife returned
Monday from Blackduck.
Buy your shoes at C. F. Schroeder
& Co, 's at 25 per cent off. 42-45
James Brady came down from his
Big Fork homestead Saturday.
The Elite restaurant, in Buckley &
Gilham's, ceased to exist last week.
The estate of R. McArthur was
wound up before the judge of probate
The Misses McMahon returned from
Sauk Rapids Saturday, where they
spent the holidays.
Mose Montour has been walking
with a cane the past week, the result of
dropping hard wood on a soft toe.
Mrs. John Forberg was brought
down from Turtle River to the hos
pital last week in a very low condi
Sawmill For Sale in township
148-34. Mill, planer and shingle mill,
all in good running order. Henry
Becker, Bemidji, box 535.
M. S. Maltby and family have gone
to Fosston to take charge of his hotel
there, and Jesse Freestone has re
sumed charge of the City hotel here.
The police arrested William Rogers
and "Jim" Godette Tuesday after
noon for slugging each other, and in
wh*ch the famous colored pugilist ap
parently got the worst of it. The case
will be heard Saturday.
Mrs. McLennan Informally enter
tained a few young people for Miss
Espie, Jan. 4, in honor of Miss Hen
derson. Piano solos by Misses Hen
derson and Crawford, two hours danc
ing and a light lunch served closed
the evening at 12 o'clock.
Mrs. S. A. Crandall Arrived from
Crookston last week to look after her
townsite boom which was last seen in
the neighborhood of Blackduck. She
says lots at Pine Beach are going to
boom just as soon as she imports a
newspaper there to advertise its
The Albrant brothers will no longer
run the steam laundry In partnership.
C. E. Albrant will assume sole charge,
although J. E. will probably assist
here as before. This laundry con
tinues to do a big business, and the
public would dislike to see either
The Iron Ra nge Electric Telephone
Co., which has been so rapidly ex
tending and improving its lines in
Northern Minnesota, and which now
spans the northern part of the state
from east to west, has decided to make
Crookston its general headquarters,
taking effect Jan. 1,
John Raymond left Tuesday morn
ing for St. Cloud to take a post grad
uate course at the normal school,
from which he graduated last spring.
He intends to return in March to re
sume his position in the office of his
brother-in-law, C. L. Gilbert. His
departure makes the athletic club
members especially look blue.
Catarrh is a terrible scouree, a (lis
ease whose germs are spread broad
cast over this fair land of ours, and
In many cases is tne 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
Taxidermist Buenther has a difficult
task in his line. Orrin Hodgdon of
Brookfield, Minn., has brought in two
deer headsbuckswith their horns
tightly locked. Mr. Hodgdon claims
that he shot one of the deer last month
near Bridgie, the other being dead,
but the horns prevented the live one
from freeing himself from the dead.
Those who love curios should call at
Mr. Buenther's shop near the M. & I.
depot and inspect the heads.
It is understood that a shift in the
route of the M. & I. north from Black
duck will be made to the east which
runs the line six hundred feet nearer
the platted Town of Bridgie. This
will be encouraging news to the people
who have made improvements at that
point. S. A. Grindall has a hotel
that cost him several thousand dollars
at Bridgie, and E. E. Bancroft and
wife also have quite a sum Invested
there. We are indebted to the News
for the wording of this local, but not
for the facts.
R. B. FOSTER,
Modern methods low prices.
Office Located in New Miles Blk.
Smoke The Bemidji Favorite.
C. C. Knappen went to Crookston
Frank Vettleson was in from Shevlin
Jack Q'Hara came down from Ten
Harry Reynolds is able to be around
with a cane.
Matt and Nick Smith went to Black
Rev. Astewood was down from
Blackduck this week.
Rev. Swinnerton returned Friday
from a trip to Hallock.
The county board met Tuesday for
their first annual meeting.
Mrs. I. M. Hartley returned to her
home in Fosston last week.
Miss Edna Vickery spent last week
in Blackduck with her Bister.
Mrs. Pat McGarry oame up from
Walker Tuesday to join her husband
Otto Dandell, the cigarmaker, is
able to be around after a three-weeks'
Earl Geil and wife returned yester
day from their extended visit in South
E. A. Barker left yesterday for St.
Charles, Minn., where his wife is vis
iting her folks.
Thomas Wiley returned from Crooks
ton Monday, where he has been very
sick for a few days.
I. S. Boyer has returned to his com
mercial route after spending the holi
days with his family.
R. W. Foote came down from Black
duck Saturday. He is pursuing the
carpenter's trade up there.
Bailey Bros., the cigarmakers, have
gotten out some new calendars that
are "prettier than a picture."
WantedA middle aged woman to
act as housekeeper. Inquire at this
office or of George J. Palmer.
The Royal Neighbors will hold
their next meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14,
when a full membership is desired.
A party of young people took pos
session of the opera house Friday
night and dancing was indulged In.
Halvor Steenerson, the congres
sional possibility, transacted business
here and returned Sunday to Crooks
John Goodman and A. Gilmour
have purchased a building at Blaeft
duck and will Mtart a drug store there
Remember H. W. Barker's cough,
catarrh and consumption remedy
when you need a medicine that cures
that awful disease, oatarrn, and all
throat and lung troubles. Always for
sale at Mavo'sdrug store. tf
J. A. Robldeau and wife returned
last week from an extended visit to
Park Rapids and other points. It
has been three years since J. A. had
been out of town, and he says he hod
such a good time that he will make
such trips yearly after this.
Rev. Richard Fox Davis of Minne
apolis opened the season's lecture
course at the Presbyterian church
Monday evening. The church was
well filled, and so were the attendants
with sound philosophy, beautiful
thoughts and wholesome mirth. Mr.
Davis is a natural humorist and a
gifted divine, and his selection to open
the lecture course was a wise one on
the part of Rev. Higgins. We look
forward with pleasant expectancy to
the other lecturers who will follow him.
The Modern Samaritans gave a
public installation Monday night, and
several hundred people gathered at
the opera house. Imperial Samaritan
C. E. Lovett of Duluth, in the capacity
of installing officer, made the cere
mony most impressive and beautiful.
Addresses were made by Mr. Lovett,
Good Samaritan Wheelock, Neighbor
Russell and others, and a recitation
was given by Mies Vickery. A sub
stantial lunch was served, and danc
ing followed to wind up a most de
1 THE I $
w-w w-^ I Will Give 10 to 25 per cent
I O Ladies, Misses and Children's Jackets
1 Beginning Dec. 14 and Continuing until Jan. 1
All the pupils enjoyed their
vacation and have come back bet
ter prepared for work than they
The pupils in first and second
years' English classics have re
ceived new booksShakespere's
Merchant of Venice and Mac
goods must be sold, so come early and get the best selections. Bargains in
Mens and BOVJT Suits. A large stock of Underwear at bottom prices. A choice
HES E goods must be sold so come early and get the best selections
Genuine bargains in
line of Heavy Skirtings and French Flannels just received,
is Packs, Rubbers and Furnishing Goods. Don't forget to Shoes, racks Rubber and Furnishin (.roods Don' forget to patronize our Grocery
Department. We must nave money, and we will sell you goods if you give us a chance.
Phone No. 70 Proprietor
Largely Attended and an Unique
Attraction was Given Tues
About sixty maskers and two
hundred spectators were present
at the masquerade carnival given
at the Bemidji ice rink Tuesday
night. After two hours of skat
ing "Mickey" McKay and
'Happy" Anderson were chosen
as judges, and they awarded the
following prizes: Miss Nora
Bonner, best costumed lady, set
of table spoons Mrs. George
Tanner, most comic costumed
lady, set of table spoons Walter
Brannon, best costumed gent,
set of ebony brushes "Bill"
English, most comic costumed
gent, fob chain.
After the prizes were awarded
a half mile boys' race was skated,
in which Hay Sprague took first,
and Robert Feldman second. A
one-mile men's race was also
skated, in which "Bob" English
took first money and George Dur
I Literary Notes. 1
The Literary Society will hold
a meeting Friday, Jan. 10. The
program will consist of a debate:
Resolved, That the "Chinese Ex
clusion Act Should Be Re-en
acted. There will also bo songs,
recitations and music.
Eight new scholars appeared
on the scene last Monday morn
ing. Four of themGuy Dun
ning, Gussie Heffron, Blanche
Barrett and Cathleen Walker
are old pupils, but were teaching
school during the first part of
The wholeschool building, from
basement to garret, looks as clean
as a Dakota farm after a cyclone.
This shows that Charles Jones
was doing something during va
cation beside skating. Charles,
you had better watch out and not
let the marriageable young ladies
know how handy you are about a
house, or you may run chances
of becoming a horse in a matri
NELUE BAILEY, Editor.
HARRY GEIL, Assistant.
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east of City Drug Store,
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Kodaks and Supplies always on
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