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we have the most up-to-date selection.
We are up-to-date. Sutton &
Frank Snow is building an addition
to his house.
W. F. Street made a trip to St.
Paul last week.
Irvy Gray is assisting Agent Walk
er at the M. & I.
George Turner, the locator, went to
Oregon last Friday.
E. S. Kincannon returned from his
claim on the Big Fork last week.
The logging companies are breaking
landings for the spring drive.
Chas. W. Scrutchin returned Friday
from a business trip to Bagley.
Deputy Sheriff John Bailey returned
Friday from a business trip to Alida.
FOR SALEFive-room house, two
lots, Bemidji Avenue. Apply to Sil
E. H. Jerrard went to St. Cloud Sat
urday to visit with his folks till the
middle of this week.
Nothing like H.W. Barker's Cough,
Catarrh, Consumption' Remedy for
eoughs, colds and catarrh. At F. A.
Mayo's drug store
Mrs. M. Manning gave a very
pleasant party to about thirty young
folks at her home last Thursday ev
Good new wallpaper, printed since
January, 5c per double roll and up.
Borders to match at same price.
Sutton & Jones. 5-6
Tom Wiley was parsing around the
-cigars last Thursday morning over
the arrival of a ten-pound boy at his
Constable' Greeley -returned from
Minneapolis Saturday where he has
been on official duty for Campbel
Harry Bliler returned Saturday
irom his visit to Fair Haven, Minn.,
.apd resumed work for the Brainerd
Lee Grant and Chas, Mosburg,
formerly of this city, are now doing a
flourishing tailoring buiiness at Lew
FOR SALE The Tissue Store
building and the Scott saloon and
buffet building. Monthly payments.
Call at Lumbermans Bank. tf.
A spelling contest between the high
schools of Fosston, Park Rapids,
Grand Rapids and Bemidji will take
place here on or about April 18, at the
city opera house.
Work will soon begin on the ex
tension of the Iron Range Electric
Telephone Co.'s line from Bemidji to
Blaekduek. No local exchange will
be established at the latter place for
Sutton & Jones will open up a first
class paint shop on Bemidji avenue
opposite the City Boat House, April
15, where they will be prepared to finish
anything from a piano to a wheelbar*
Garfield Field has succeeded Elmer
Bigham as manager of the local ex
change of the Iron Range Electric
telephone Co. Mr. Bigham wiil leave
for the West, where he has a contract
for constructing a 50-mile toll line.
Joseph Steidl has just finished the
most handsome barn in the county on
his" farm West of town. It is 20x60,
two story, with a cupalo. Few far
mers have prospered more than Mr,,
Steidl since-coming to this neighbor
A fair face is a woman's greatest
dowery: beautiful teeth, her choicest
treasure. Morning Dew Lotion will
endow you with a beautiful complex
ion, as it cures roughness of skin and
removes tan, pimples and eruptions.
Mrs. Gary's Tooth Paste will preserve
and make your teeth glisten with pur
ity. Fifty cents is the price of one
article, 25 cents the other. For sale
at Mayo's Drug Store.
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Grand oppoutimity to Buy Your Tailor Make Suits, Newest and Most Elegant line
of Silk Dress Shirts at little more than half price, as I have procured those o-arments
from the manufacturer at sample prices. Just received a Beautiful Selection of the
newest in Silk, Crepe and Wash Waists, also a full line of Lace Curtains. In Millinerv
Judge Reynolds spent Sunday
W. F. Street returned from St. Paul
Iver Krohn of Rindahl was here the
first of the week.
Mrs. Robt Nelson returned from
Miss Cora Peterson left for the
W. -T. Blakely and wife were down
from Farley Monday.
Commissioner Gallagher was here
the first of the week.
Rev. Higgins is in Duluth attending
the Presbyterian conference.
The literary programme has been
postponed one weekto April 11.
The "curfew ordinance" will be di-s
cussed by Rev. Higgins next Sunday
The Woodmen will give a grand
ball at the Red 'Men hall on Thursday,
Ted Maloy is building a very fine
addition to his residence on Beltrami
Miss Nellie M. Van Tuyle of Chica
go, 111., is the guest of her cousin A.
W. Smith of this city.
Miss May McLennan returned from
Minneapolis Sunday after spending
the Easter holiday there.
Carl Oberg was down from Black
duck Monday. He has recently re
signed as cashier of the bank there.
Call at Omich's news stand for all
kinds of legal blanks, maps and
plats. A full stock always on hand, tf
In all the world no cure like H. W.
Barker's Cough, Catarrh, Consump
tion Remedy at F. A. Mayo's drug
A. G. Knipe was brought in from
Copley township Sunday and taken
to the county poor farm for care. He
is suffering from Brights disease.
FOR SALE OR RENTEighty
acre farm, about seven acres under
cultivation, a mile and a quarter from
Bemidji. Inquire at this office. 5-8
The two bridges J. J. Jinkinson has
been building seven miles from Be
midji, one east and the other west,
are nearly completed and are substan
tial structures. As & bridge-builder
Jack is O. K.
Sunday night fire destroyed about
$500 worth of property in Moosea
house belonging to Mrs. Baxter and
goods of C. Searle. No insurance.
Incendiarism is suspected as tbe
house had no occupant.
P. M. Burington, a resident of Be
midji, who has been on a business
trip in the southern part of the state,
spent a few days in the city, leaving
for home yesterday. He may decide
to locate in this city in the near
With the approach of spring" the
boatmen are overhauling their crafts
for business. It is said that George
Reynolds will soon receive a new
forty-foot gasoline launch. The Shad
ow will be missing this season, it hav
ing been taken to Turtle lake.
During the past week eleven differ
ent persons made inquiry at the
PIONEER office for houses to rent. "I
can get along for a while with 'most
any kind of a house" is a common re
mark. Anyone with money will find
building houses for rent in Bemidji a
most profitable investment.
At the meeting of the village coun
cil Monday night, John Pogue was
appointed street commissioner, J. F.
Hennessy scavenger and Hubert
Wilms keeper of the village cemetery.
The village printing was awarded to
the PIONEEK, provided it would ac
cept it at the same price paid last
Rev. Thomas Broomfield, formerly
of Armagh, Ireland, and recently of
Fairfax, Minn., will preach in the
Baptist church next Lord's Day, April
13, and is expected to settle here as
pastor. Mr. Steinhoff will thus be re
lieved and enabJed to push his mis
sionary work. Come to the service
next Sunday and hear the new pastor.
O. E. Bailey of Blaekduek was here
Wm. Casler went to Blaekduek
See E. J. Willits if you want to rent
your house. tf.
Chas. Davis was down from Black
Fred Brown of Ogilvie is here look
ing for a claim.
Wm. J. McDonald
the Bridgie country.
left Tuesday for
L. H. Bailey has been in Little Falls
on legal business this week.
J. W. Speelmau was down from
Buena Vista yesterday.
D. D. Rolfe from Blaekduek was
here Tuesday morning.
Miss Rose Wynne of Solway has
been visiting Bemidji friends.
Rev. Broomfield will address the Y.
M. C. A. meeting Sunday afternoon
at 3:30 sharp.
List your property with E. J. Wll
lits if you want to sell. He has cash
customers waiting for houses, also
C. C. Doty has sold his interest in
the Park Rapids Clipper and will de
vote most of his time here settling up
his mother's estate.
A 14-pound daughter was born to
Louis Robidean and wife yesterday
morning. Louis says Bemidji climate
is ahead of Princeton.
Tom Elliott brought a load of pop
ple lumber down from Buena Vista
and sold it for $20 per thousand. You
people who think pine is the only
timber worth having, make a note of
Deputy Sheriff Erickson went to
Tenstrike Tuesday and brought down
two men suspected of beating and rob
bing Henry Gevehaukapt near Farley.
But as the victim could not identify
the men, they were discharged.
R. B. FOSTER, 5S8K
Modern methods} low prices.
Office Located in New Miles Blk.
A. D. Cameron had so far .recovered
from the kick of a horse as to be
able to return to Phena Monday.
Ted Smith has shed his smallpox
skin and is out of quarantine. He
looks pale, but then he has been do
ing his own cooking during his ill
ness. His wife, who has been in the
Twin Cities was expected home yes
The annual congregational meeting
of the directors of the Presbyterian
church was held Monday evening.
The financial condition of the society
was shown to be most healthyall
debts were paid and a balance of
*150 was round in the treasury. A
proposition to build a new and large
ghurch edifice was discussed.
A full" house greeted Dave Picket
and his negro company Tuesday
night and the audience were glad to
be there. Dave was as good as
usual, and without doubt he is the
funniest negro comedian on the stage
to-day. John White was a close
second for fun, and a superior singer.
Little Bulah white has a sweet voice
and shows promise of ripening into a
clever actress. The whole show was
clean and of high character.
What threatened to be a serious fire
was happily diverted by the prompt
action of the fire boys yesterday after
noon. Fire caught in the attic of the
Miles building, corner of Third and
Minnesota, and spread to the second
floor. The hydrant at O'Leary's
corner was frozen, but connections
were speedily made at two others and
two streams soaked the building from
roof to cellar. The upper floors were
badly damaged and several hundred
dollars worth of bedroom furnishings
M. J. Leak is down from Blaekduek.
Winter hates to leave this northern
The county board meets ne.\t Tues
Saloon and IT-room hotel for sale.
Inquire at this office.
A. E. Smith, the new attorney from
Breckenridge, expects nis family here
in a few days.
The Snow brothers have purchased
the machinery ih Manger's sawmill,
across the lake.
Several kinds of Plug Tobacco for
sale at a reduced price in one pound
lots, at Omich's News Stand. 6-7
FOR SALEA good 7-room house,
cellar, good well, one or two lots.
Inquire first door north M. K.
Michael Laugh 1 in and Nettie Win
ters were married a few days ago. and
yesterday the groom was mourning
the disappearance of his wife aud $200
of other property.
Twelve families were quarantined
in Bemidji township, south of here,
Tuesday by Dr. Blakeslee. A social
gathering was held at the home of E.
L. Waldron's,and the 12 families were
exposed by a smallpox patient who
was among the Invited guests.
L. H. Bailey has associated with
hita a partner, M. A. Spooner, of
Minneapolis. For some time the latter
has been located at Brainerd, and the
Dispatch of that city gives him the
following recommendation: Mr.
Spooner is a lawyer of ability and
during his short stay in this city made
many friends who will regret to hear
that he is to leave. The firm of
Bailey & Spooner will, however, make
a strong combination, as both gentle
men are well known in this part of the
A Sudden Summons.
Mrs. Ida May, wife of John A.
Mitchol, of Buena Vista, died in Be
midji, Thursday, April 3rd, at the age
0f 28 years. She leaves a husband
and four children, the youngest two
She had returned from* Minneapolis
ihe previous Friday. Her starting
for home before she had rallied from
a surgical operation there probably
hastened her death.
.Her mother, Mrs. Jas, Brutton of
Hunter, N. DM and a sister, Mrs.
John Hunter of Manitoba, were pres
ent at the funeral which took place
Saturday. She was interred in Green
The deceased was born in Napance,
Onturlo, and was married to John
Mitchell eleven years ago. They have
been in the states for the past eight
year and at Buena Vista over two
years. Tbey have many friends here
who will weep at this sudden taking
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The Elegant New Department
F. D. COLEMAN & CO.
We occupy the entire Ground Floor and
Basement of the Snow-3chroeder-Miller
.Block, and keep the Largest Strictly Up-
to-date Stock in Bemidji. Eyery depart-
ment is complete, and every article we sell
is worth the money we ask for it. We cor-
dially invite everyone to inspect our stock.
Groceries, Hardware, Boots,
Shoes, Clothing, Glassware,
We can convince you that it pays to buy
of us. A large stock and large sales com-
bine to make low prices. G-ood goods and
plenty of them is what every purchaser is
looking for, but rarely finds. We have both.
F. D. COLEMAN & CO.
Henr Baenther& Co.
Taxidermists and Furriers
Second St., 1-2 Block West of Postoffice,
Game heads, bird** and animals mounted in life-like and
decorative positions. Skins tanned. Hugs and robes made to
order and ioy sale. Fur coats, caps and mittens made to order,,
repaired and remodeled. All work guaranteed motli proof aud
first-class in every respect.
We are here to stay and solicit Your patronage.
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