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Fresh and Salt
Game and Fish
in Their Season
W. B. BAUMBAOH, PHHSHJKNT
0. W. BAUMBAOH, Vic PKKSIKKNT
ESTABLISHED 1877 INCORPORATED 1898
AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $100,000.
DEALERS AND EXPORTERS
RAW FUR S
For Downright Satisfaction,
Shipment after Shipment,
Ship Your Goods to Vs.
Full Prices and Imme-
WOOL, TALLOW, IKK 1
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diate Payment Every Time.
Been Established 24 Years.
Write for Prices. Make Trial
Shipment. Convince Yourself.
200-212 FIRST AVE. N.
PROPRIETORS MINNEAPOLIS SHEEPSKIN TANNERY. CAPACITY 3000 PEITS PER DAY.
WRITE FOR PRICE OIROULAR9.
The Dudley Market
JOH N GRAHAM Sole Proprietorcan
TIME CHECKS CASHED. FIRE INSURANCE WRITTEN
Keep your valuable papers, etc., in our steel safety deposit boxes
YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED
E N you buy Implements, get the best. I handle the
JOHN DEERE Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, Wagons
and Vehicles. None better oh the market. W are now un-
loading a car of Wire and Nails, and a car of Farm Machinery.
You will profit by looking over my line before purchasing.
bles and Fruits
Best Creamery Butter
Always on Hand
W. BROOKS, CAHKIBE
A, II. HAKKIS, ASSISTANT CASHIER
Town Lots for Sale
Timber Trespassers on White
Earth Reservation Active.
Special Agent Dufrees of the
general land office, who was deural
tailed to investigate the govern
in out timber trespassers on the
southern portion of the White
Earth reservation, has concluded
his investigations and reported
The investigation was brought
about in the earliest instance by
United States Indian Agent
Michelet who has been ceaseless
in his efforts during the past
winter to put a stop to the
nefarious and high handed vandal
ism of timber poaching, which
has been going on unchecked for
the past several years.
It is estimated that over 200,000
feet of green pine and other timber
were cut and sold off the reserva
tion the past winter.
Several persons have been ar
rested by the agency police during
the past winter and turned over
to the custody of the United
Indictments were found against
sixteen of these persons, who will
be tried at the coming session of
United Statds court, which con
venes at Fergus Falls the coming
During the past Week parties
have been looking over the topog
raphy of the western portion of
the reservation from Detroit north
in the interest of some of the
great railway systems of the state,
and with a view of building an ex
tension north across the western
portion of the reservation.
The Value or Good Seed Oats.
MoRt farmers recognize the im
portance of getting well cleaned
seed. In the fanning, the hulls
and light oats are blown out, and
it takes less seed for an acre.
Cheap oats bought for seed is of
ten full of the seeds of injurious
weedsin fact this is the usual
way in which our farms become
infested with mustard. Mustard
seldom be entirely removed
from oats by fanning as it sticks
in the hulls. Farms free from
mustard are the only safe sources
of seed. i
It is just as important, when
buying seed, to get the variety
which has yielded well in the
locality if possible. There are
many varieties of oats, and these,
although given the same care and
treatment, will sometimes differ
in] yield as much as 20 bushel per
acre. The extra yield of a good
variety is almost clear profit. But
a farm cannot afford to test ma ny
varieties and seedsmen offer a
very limited choice. The selec
tion of the best varieties of grain
is properly the work of the ex
The result of the work of the
last six years, in testing 34 kinds
of oats, has shown that the variety
known as Improved Ligowo is a
heavier yielder than any other
tested, averaging 5J bushels more
per acre than the next best. As
this variety is difficult to get from
seedsmen, it has been grown for
seed on the experiment farm, and
this spring a limited quantity is
for sale, sacked 0 B. Grand
Rapids, at 65 cents per bushel
cash to accompany order.
HERMAN H. CHAPMAN.
Saved Many a Time.
Don't neglect coughs and colds
even if it is spring. Such cases often
result seriously at this season just be
cause people are careless. A dose of
One Minute Cough Cure will remove
all danger. Absolutely safe. Acts at
once. Sure cure for coughs, colds,
croup, grip, bronchitis, and other
throat and lung troubles, "I have us
ed One Minute Cough Cure several
years." says Postmaster O. Daw
son, Barr, 111. "It is the very best
cough cure on the market. It has saved
me many a severe spell of sickness and
I warmly recommend it." The child
ren's favourite. Mayo's Drugstore.
PHONE 1.16 BEMIDJI, MINN.
Everything returned to its nat
order last week when the
smiling countenance of Peter Ja
cobson was again seen at the Big
Meadows. During his absence ev
erybody felt that there was some
thing the matter somewhere but
nobody could tell where it was
until Peter came back, and now
that he has returned all is serene
Last Monday William Bruck
man's youngest son was taken ill
and upon returning home from
school went to his bed. He is very
weak and has all the symptoms of
lung fever. Ole Peterson, who
has been sick with the same dis
ease for about four weeks, is now
able to walk about.
Mrs. Campbell informs us that
the postoffice for which she has
been working so long is just
about to be granted her. Four
names have been sent inGreen
woon, Meadows, Marple and City.
As there are so many "woods" in
the state already she does not
think that the department will
choose Greenwood for the
name of the new postoffice, but
thinks the name is pretty sure to
The report of District No. 19,
of which Guy E. Dunning is
teacher, is for the school year
ending July 31 as follows: Num
ber of scholars enrolled, 40 num
ber who have attended 40 days
and thereby draw apportionment,
35 total number of days attended
by all pupils 2268 total number
of days taught in year, 100 aver
age daily attendance, 23.
Guy E. Dunning, who taught
the recently closed term of school
in District No. 19, and who hasWith
also taught several previous terms
in the above district, returned to
his home in Bemidji last Friday.
Neglect Means Danger.
Don't neglect billiousness and con
stipation. Your health will suffer
permanently if you do. DeWitt's Lit
tle Early Risers cure such cases. M.
B. Smith, Butternut, Mich., says 'De-
Witt's Early Risers are the most sat
isfactory pills I- ever took. Never
gripe or cause nausea. Mayo's Drug
Shot In the Left Leg.
For all kinds of sores, bruises, or
other wounds DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salyw is a sure cure. Skin disease
yield to it at once. Never fail in cases
of piles. Cooling and healing. None
genuine but DeWitt's. Beware of
counterfeits. "I suffered for many
years from a sore caused by a gun
shot wound in my left leg," says A.S.
Fuller, English, Ind. "It would not
heal and gave me much trouble. I
used all kinas of remedies to no pur
pose until I tried DeWitt's Wich Ha
lel Salve. A sew boxes completely
cured me." Mayo's Drug Store.
County Corrrespondence. 1
Colic Cholera and Di
arrhoea Remedy when my son was
suffering with severe cramps and was
given up as beyond hope by my regu
lar physician, who stands nigh in his
profession. After administering three
doses of it, my son regained con
sciousness and recovered entirely
within twenty-four hours," says Mrs.
Mary Haller, of Mt. Crawford, Va.
This Remedy for sale by Mayo's Drug
The best cure for cough is H. W.
Barker's Cough, Catarrh, Consump
tion Remedy. At F. A. Mayo's drug
store. Look Here!
Furniture and Stoves,
Undertaking in all its branches. Hearse always in attendance
E. T. McKENNA, Licensed Embalmer
MANAGER. Phone No. 178.
J. OR1NGBR, PROP.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Rates One Dollar per Day.
Has been Newly Furnished.
Our violinist, G. A. Skarbo, is
visiting in Bemidji this week.
Truls and 'Thor have not been
feeling well since election.
P. Mustad, the proprietor of the
Norwegian Rokke factory in the
town of Sinclair, was here Mon
Mrs. Henry Olberg returned to
her home in the town of Eddy
Saturdav, after a two week's visit
here with her husband.
The 17th of May, Norwegian
Independence day, will be cele
brated in grand style in Nerhus
City this year. Hon. Halvor
Steenerson will be one of the
Erik Lindom, the next commis
sioner from this district, was a
visitor in our burg Saturday.
Judge C. Hagen returned from
his fishing trip Saturday. He
brought his fish net back with
him but the fish he left in the
lake for some other time.
Weddings, or the forming of
happy unions, if that suits you
better, are sure to come in thick
and fast after the spring work is
done, says Judge Hagen.
Stephen Tistdal took an invol
untary bath the other day while
trying to cross Knute Aasen's
mud lake. Ask him about it.
The Nan Without Reserve.
"He had no reserve." might
be written on the tombstone of
many a man who has failed in
business and in life. Without
reserve a man goe* to the wall
when anything happens to him.
Like a baby he is all right as
long as nothing comes in collision
with him to expose his weakness.
the reserve power of per
fect health comes from drinking
"Golden Grain Belt" beer, a man
is strong enough to stand re
verses. As a common phrase
expresses it, "he can take his
medicine without a murmer."
Such men inspire. respect and
win Success. This" beer
makes strong men because it is
pure and refreshing and is
brewed from the purest barley
malt and hops. Order of your
dealer or of John P. Essler, Be
A VALUABLE MEDICINE
For Coughs, Colds in Children.
"I have not the slightest hesitancy
Remedy to all who are suffering from
coughs, colds," say8 Chas M. Cramer
a well known watchmaker, of Colom
bo, Ceylon. "It has been some two
years since the city dispensary first
called my attention to this valuable
medicine and I have repeatedly used
it and it has always been beneficial.
It has cured me quickly of all chest
cought. It is especially effective for
children and seldom takes more than
one bottle to cure them of hoarseness.
I have persuaded many to try this
valuable medicine, and they are all
as well pleased with it as I am." For
sale at Mayo's Drug Store.
Safes and Vaults.
Hibbard and Richardson Co., gen
eral agents Cary Safe Co., constantly
carry at 471 Milwaukee street, Mil
waukee, Wisconsin. The largest
stock of new safes and vaults in the
Northwest. Second hand safes of the
different makes always on hand. 7-12
Dr. Arnold's Cough Killer
asthma cannot be equalled.S.
Gillespie, Guthrie Center. la.
Is carrying a very Large Stock of
One door south of the City
Hall, Bemidji, Minnesota.
There are hundreds of good claims
yet to be taken in the
Big and Little Fork
but they are growing less every day.
Now is the time to secure them while
the roads are good, and you can get
up to see what you are getting. If
you want a claim, don't put it off until
the best are gone. Now is the time to
act. Harry Grove can locate you on
any kind of a claim you wish years
of'experience in this locality makes
him valuable to the homeseeker. Call
or write to
A SPECIALTY ON
RX P. O.,
Doors, Sash, Mouldings, Glass,
Building Papers, Brick, Cement,
Carpenter Shop in Connection.
M. & I. Tracks au* 2nd St. Phone 100.
STATIONS Dailv ox.
..Brainord ar a ll:45
....I'OQUOt 10 4Z
8:15 Pice Elver 10:20
3:48 -Beckui 8:W
4:05 Hackensaok 9:38
4:45 Walker X:0*
5:1S Lakeport 8:30
5:28 Guthrie 8:17
6:39 Nary 8:05
6:20...: Bemidji 7:40
6:35 Mississippi 7:10
6:52 Turtle 6:53
7:08...: Tenstrike 6:37
7:30 mar Blaokduck dep a 6:15
CLOSE CONNECTIONS WITH
NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY
For All Points East, South. West.
Attached to all through
Burlington Route trains
are the finest and most
on any railroad in the
country. Heated by
steam. A porter is in
Toilet and smoking
rooms. No extra charge
Jay L. Reyolnds
Office: Over Lumbermens Bank
City Lots and
Farm Lands for Sale
U. S. LAND LAWS A SPECIALTY
Conveyancing. Notary Pabllc