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are apt to judge an article by its appearance
rather than its other good points. Not safe
to do this everywhere. Can be done here,
E. L. Naylor
The Furniture Ma Bemidji, Minn.
is both good and good looking.
Beauty of designs does not disguise
any defects in material or construc
Handsome Chair for dining room,
parlor or bedroom, finely finished
Tables, Hall Racks, Sideboards and
Bookcases are but a few of our
many attractive offerings.
W make a specialty of Funeral
Direction and Embalming.
GIFTS FOR PRESIDENT.
SECON An THIR ADDITIONS
Near Schools and Churches
Butte Selects $500 Loving CupHel
ena Will Do as Well.
Helena, MonL, May 8. The Butte
reception committee last night decided
upon a $500 loving cup as a gift for
President Roosevelt when he visits
this mining camp the last of this
month. The Helena committee has not
determined upon its gift further than
it is to be composed of preeio?is metal
products of Montana mines, and will
cost an equal amount.
HOLD-UP IN A SALOON.
Four Men at Butte Are Victims of
Butte, Mont., May 8. Four men
were victims of highwaymen in the
hold-up of a saloon yesterday. Tomas
McGaff may die from the blows of a
rifle butt. Mike Murphy was seri
ously injured. Two others were felled
by the same weapon. The men wer
commanded to throw up their hands
and all resisted. The robbers escaped
with little booty.
Chinches Are Cinched.
Red Wing, Minn., May 8.Farmers
say the pest of chinch bugs is at an
end now tor many years. During the
dry seasons they had become a seri
ous menace and threatened to spread
over the entire county. But the rains
last summer were very hard on them,
the wet fall was still worse, and few
are supposed to have survived the
winter. If any did, the wet and cold
spring must have finished them. It is
believed they cost this county not far
from three-quarters of a million In the
last three years.
Lodges Are After Him.
St. Louis, May 8.Charles R. Nor
mandy, a one-armed man, representing
himself to be a traveling insurance
agent, was arrested last night on com
plaint of officers of the A. O. U. W.
He is wanted by several lodges.
Street Car System Tied Up.
Dubuque, Iowa, May 8.Mortormen
and conductors went on strike last
night, tieing up the entire street car
system. They demand the reinstate
ment of five officers of the local union
who were discharged.
Monfroe Doctrine in Persian Gulf.
London, May 8.Foreign Secretary
Lansdowne has proclaimed a British
Monroe doctrine in the Persian gulf
and has practically notified the com
peting powers that any attempt on
their part to establish a naval base or
fortified post in those waters means
war with Great Britain.
Monitor Is Grounded.
Cairo, 111., May 8. The United
States monitor Arkansas is grounded
at St. Genevieve, Mo. The situation
of the boat is not serious-
These lots are in Bemidji, and many of them bor-
der on Bemidji and Beltrami avenues. Prices from
$100 up. Terms easy enough for anybody.
STREET & GIBBONS Agents
Buy a Lot
In the New Townsite of
LOCATE O N MALLARD
LAKE BELTRAM I CO.
F. 0. SIBLEY, Proprietor