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VOL. VII, NO. 4.
SURVE BEGU N
Five Townships in Northern
We recently stated that Sen
ator Nelson secured an appropri
ation of $50,000 to finish survey
ing all the unsurveyed land in
Minnesota. No sooner was this
done than a contract was award
ed L. A Oscaard of Koochiching
to-survey five townships in upper
Itasca county. And no doubt
other contracts will be awarded
immediately, as soon as petitions
are sent, in from squatters on the
unsurveyed towns, in all these
DThe five towns mentioned above
lie along the Big Fork River, the
nearest being a mile from the
falls, the farthermost being 16
miles down stream. The towns
are 66-26, 66-27, 67-26, 69-27 and
156-27. The towns are composed
mostly of agricultural land and
spruce timber. Work on the
survey has already begun.
The settlers in the northern
half of Beltrami county should
lose no time in petitioning for a
survey, as it may require a year
or so after the work has begun
before the government will be
ready to throw the land open to
Rev. Astewood was down from
Blackduclc the first of the week.
I Boys' Suits
Dry G-oods, Gents' Furnishings. Shoes,
Hats, Gaps and Notions
Is still on, and now is the time to buy, while there is a
good assortment. We have lowered the price within the
reach of all, and here is the result:
Men's Trousers, %$8Z,
LO W WATER
Threatens River DriversLog
ging Roads Popular.
The lumbermen who depend
upon the streams to get their logs
to the mill are beginning to worry
over the uncertainty of nature.
The breakup of the rivers on
which logs are to be drived this
spring is expected soon. The
outlook for a good stage of water
is not bright. The stage of water
will depend entirely on the rain,
for the snow has gone off grad
ually and run away over the ice.
The lumbermen in some cases
will be short of logs if there is a
lack of rain this spring.
But the majority of the mills
no longer depend on the spring
freshets to bring their logs
down. Most of them depend
wholly, or in part, on a rail haul
for their supply. The extension
of the M. & I. and the building
of the Walker road has invaded
a large territory that will need
no water to get logs out this
spring. The Northern Pacific is
closing a number of Contracts
with loggers who will haul by
rail for the first time this season.
Mayor Steidl left Monday in search
of timber above Blackduck. He
wishes to get enough timber so that
his mill can sar for the wholesale
trade this season, but this is difficult
We have a few Ladies' Jackets we are closingoufciegar
less of cost.
We also have a full line of Aurora Corsets in tho Flex
Girdle and Henderson and Thompson Glovetitting Corset.
Call and be convinced that this is the only place in )w
to get good goods at a low price. Terms strictly cash.
Sample Roomand Hotel
J. K. ORINGER, PROP.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Rates One Dollar per Day.
Has been Newly Furnished.
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Awarded Curry in Famous San
dusky Fish Co. Case.
The case of Harry V. Curry vs.
the Sandusky Fish Co. has taken
up much of the time of-the court
the past week. It went to the
jury Monday noon, after a fierce
fight between Attorney Steener
son for the plaintiff and Attorney
Montague for the defense. This
is the case of a homesteader on
the shore of the Lake of the
Woods, near Rainy river who
claims damages for the use of
and trespass upon part of his
lands by the Sandusky fish cor
poration. At the last term of
court the same case was tried
and a verdict of 2700 was award
ed Curry. But as the defend
ants had no witnesses present at
that time, the judge granted
them a new trial. After a fewj
hours of deliberation the jury
awarded. Curry $2450.
The following cases have been
disposed of the past week:
Geo A Morrison vs Jacob Ny
gaard. Dismissed for want of prosecu
Elmer Hagrg^rty vsJH Hancock.
Settled and dismisHed'.
Wm Casler vs Peterson & Waldron.
Verdict directed for plaintiff for $171,
consent of counsel.
I)r A Blakeslees Co vs N
Baxter and Wyn Wheeler. Passed.
John Pureell vs Waldron & Peter
Terrance Smith and Cora, E Smith
vs the Miss. Imp. & Boom Co and the
Brainerd Lumber Co. Continued..
Edwin S Kincannon vs the Miss.
Imp. & Boom Co and the Brainerd
Lumber Co. Settled and dismissed.
Alfred Gustafson vs John Brown.
Judgment of justice affirmed.
Minnie Major vs Collar and
Chas N angle (intervenor). Continued.
A Blakeslee ^-Co.iitsTIios-Illstad.
Struck from calendar.
Ole Oennes vs Thos McCutcheon.
Verdict for possession and assessing
value at $150, less $50-
Ole Gennes vs Wm Dixon. Verdict
directed for defendant for possession
Knute 0 Braaten vs Gund^r E Boe.
Kaute O Bratien vs Ole Askegaard.
Stipulation for judgment in favor of
plaintiiT for $150 withoufojosts.
Calvin & Lapier vs Young & Hoi
torf. Referred to John Martin to
Conhaim Bros vs Fred Tissue,
Miles and W Welch. Case dis
missed as to Miles and Welch.
Frank Van Tassel vs Sean Ion GIp
son Lbr Co. Foot of calendar.
Chas E Scott vs A Gordon, A
Dickerson, II Dudrey and John
Heffron vs Bailey. Set
S Omdahl vs John Torkelson.
Dismissed at close of plaintiff's case.
Fitzsimmons, Deering & Co vs A
W Hartman vs 3 Markham.
Dismissed on motion of plaintiff.
Hennessey vs Board of Educa
Harry Curry vs Sandusky Fish
Co. $2450 damages awarded plaintiff.
Depres & Co va W Gaslin. An
swer withdrawn and judgment ordered
Adamant Mfg Co vs Show, Schroe
der & Miller. Demurrer sustained
and plaintiff allowed 20 days to amend
A O Mortenson vs A Peterson. Re
ferred to John Martin to take testi
Sheffer & Roesun vs Fank Long
coy. Dismissed by stipulation.
O S Huset vs I Case Threshing
Machine Co. Changed to S court.
Butty vs Benson. Continued.
.J Scott vs A Dwyer. Continued.
Julia Clapp vs Chas H. Clapp. Di
Joseph Duseppe vs Louise Duseppe.
Finding for plaintiff.
Two days were consumed by
the court in hearing the Branniek
criminal trial and much legal
talent was displayed by Attor
neys Martin and Scrutchin for
the defense and Attorneys Street
and Crawford for the state.
After debating for four hours
the jury brought in a verdict of
guilty as charged in the indict
ment, recommending the mercy
of the court.
Telephone Mo. I.
BEMIDJI. BELTRAMI CO., MINN., THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1902. $1.25 PER YEAR.
Ladies' Felt Shoes
Ladies' Street Shoes
Ladies' Dress Shoes
The Election in Six Precincts
The county commissioners met
Tuesday afternoon in special
sesxr and took the necessary
stops to advertise for bids on tho
$50,000 bonds to bo issued by
the county for the purpose of
building anew court house.
While in session notice of con
test of the recent election was
served upon them by Olia Olson,
a saloon-keeper of Sheviin. The
notice claims that the vote on
bonds was not carried by tho
vote of citizens of the county,
and points out that in tho towns
of Grant Valley, Nebish, Beau
dette, Port Hope, Red Lake and
SHORT time ago we purchased at a bargain 500 Suits of Ladies, Gents and
Children's Underwear, and in order to move these goods quicklv we are going
to sell them at a sacrifice, Hoineinber everything goesMens, Womens
and Children's Underwear, all grades and sizes. Men's Underwear
I *or 50C, 75C, $1.00 and $1.25. Worth just double the amount asked
for them. Ladies and Children's Underwear, 26C to $1.00. These 'are
unheard of bargains. Please remember that we have a line line and plenty of each size
and that this is not a cut sale on odd sizes.
Mean progress Styl
ish Olothes mean care
and good taste Well
made Clothes mean
attention to detail.
Here's an opportunity
for the well-dressed
man of economical
One-Price Clothier, Bemidji, Minn.
Gents' Felt Shoes
Gents' Work Shoes
Gents' Dress Shoes
Boys' School Shoes
Boys' Heavy Shoes
The Best Shoe on Earth.
McCuaig & Ludington
village of Bcmidji fraud and cor
ruption affected the polls, that
the judge Were crooked, that
hundreds of voters for bonds
were not even citizens of the
This is a stop to delay the sale
of tho bonds and to hurt their
value What the next movo will
be, is hard to say, bat Sheviin
in offering this insult to Beltrami
county, will certainly gain ttOth
but hatred and pity.
And Ball Given by the Bemidji
Band Next Monday Evening.
The Bemidji Band will give a
grand concert and ball on Master
Monday, March 111, to which
$4.50 to $20
Spring Overcoats $8.50 to $15
tlx'.v cordially invite and utgo all
to attend. Besides the olegmi
music whieb is always evident at
their concerts, several new fea
tures, such as singing, dancing
and recitations, will bo added to
this one. Good management has
always been a feature of this
organization at its dances, and
this will be no exeoption to tho
he following is he concert
program, as handed in by Mana
March Firsti Srigade Hand
)vir tiro Rival Hat id
Recitation -Bobble Hholioo
Mr*. G. Lofield
Sontr and Dance- Dear Ono Far away
Double clour EfaglwB Broif.
Overture KncliiintrcHH Hand
Duct- I Live and Love you
MCHMI-H. Horry and (loldcu
W ait/. Daughter of Lovo Hand
Reading -Aunt Roily'H Dream
MM. 0. Lofiold
American Patrol Hand