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1 THE CITY
Old papers for sale at this office.
We mix paints to order. Jones, fit
Ernest Parks left for Solway yester
E. E. Neal of Walker is in the city
Mrs. W. Blakeley left for Farley
Mrs. Juston of Rosby visited Mrs.
G. Wolcott yesterday.
Guy Maltby is taking in the cele
bration at Sherlin today.
A. M. Bagley sold eight head of
horses at Solway yesterdav.
viJohn Kimball of Larimore1 X.
\vas looking over the city yesterdayD.,
Bread and bakers' goods at Peter
FOR SALETamarack wood any
length. G. E. Carson. 8-tf.
All kinds of vegetables at J. Peter
son, Jr. Telephone 184. 22tf
Edgings for sale, 16 inch $1 a load.
Call up G. E. Carson. Phone 71. S-tf
Fresh, delicious confections in pack
ages our specialty. J. Peterson, Jr.
Peterson's ice cream parlor and
fountain will be in operation about
Peter Amundson, one of Lan^or's
genial merchants, was seen on our
The latest publications most always
on hand or will be ordered for you
D. C. Smyth, M. G. Sloeum and
-John Bailey returned from Blackduck
Mrs. Methany came down from
Blackduck this morning to visit Mrs.
W. W. Browne.
Dog goneIrish setter, white on
nose, breast and. feet. Liberal re
ward. W. W. Browne.
Miss Laura Wheelock arrived from
^Canada on a visit to her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. H. H. Wheelock
Mrs. C. H. Wilson, who has been
laid up with a severe cold for the
fpast week, is able to be out again.
Mrs. J. L. Reynolds and baby re
turned from Turtle River after a ten
days' visit with relatives and friends.
Three graduates from the Bemidji
high school this spring. Their names
are Miss Gussie Heffron, Lee Heffron
and Harry Geil.
Attorney E. F. McDonald, L. H.
Bailey's new law partner, has pur
chased a lot in Park addition, and is
erecting a residence. Mr. McDonald
expects his family about the first of
T. B. Trent purchased a lot in
Bailey's addition of A. E. Smith yes
terday. Mr. Trent will erect a resi
dence at once and move his family
from Akeley as soon as the building
I am fairly settled in ray new lo
cation where I have inviting and
commodious quarters, and am pre
pared to serve you better than ever.
To all my friends and the public gen
erally I extend grateful and cordial
greetings. J. Peterson, Jr.
C. J. Larson, the
"eye specialist and op
cian, ma kes hisenext regular visit to
Bemidji, May 16 to 23. If YOU have
headache, youreyes pain, water, smart,
blur, etc., don't neglect the opportuni
ty of consulting Dr. Larson. Office at
EYESDr" MA m. JLi\j ev
Mason Meers of Eureka, Ind.. who
has been employed by T. H. Telford
in his logging camp during the past
winter near Spur No..75, met his two
little daughters here last night who
came alone from Indiana. They are
now the guests of Mrs. Telford in this
At a special meeting of the fire de
partment held last night, Harvey
Woodward was elected captain of the
running team to succeed Earl Giel,
resigned. Mr. Giel will remain with
the team. The boys are all in fine
form, and their chances for carrying
off the honors at the coming tourna
ment at Park Rapids are the best.
To "let us hope" is easy, but to
accomplish an end is a different thing.
The sluggard hopes fast and lofty,
but accomplishes little. "Do'* is bet
ter than "hope." Hope may be the
bird of spring, but the spring doesn't
hinge on the bird. Great deeds are
accomplished by those who work,
rather than by those who mope and
hope. Hope is considered to be the
forerunner of events, but often it is as
disappointing as the original railway
survey.Little Fork Guardian.
The program to be rendered by the
During Swedish Ladies' Quintette at
the opera house on May 22 will in
clude many of the sweet old Swedish
"folk songs" so dear to the hearts of
all sturdy sons and daughters of the
far north land. These songs will be
enjoyed quite as well by the English
hearers as though they were sang in
their own language, since it is the
natural sweetness and marvelous har
mony of their voices rather than the
mere words of the songs that consti
tute the greatest charm of the During
Carl Ikested of Frohn is spending
the day with friends here.
Sheriff Bailey returned from an
eastern trip this morning.
Dick Underwood of Solway trans
acted business here today.
Truman Seuear bought a lot in
Bailey,s addition and will build.
O. P. Johnson, a prosperous Mcin
tosh citizen, was in the city today.
Fred. Harbaugh left for his claim in
the Sandy River country yesterday.
F. F. Bolton, a Duluth hardware
man, called on the trade here today.
F. B. Seacog and wife were among
the arrivals from the north this morn
Dr. Leon Stanton, a Cass Lake
dentist, is spending the day in the
J. Schroeder, one of Grant Valley's
thriving farmers, is a visitor in the
A. Greenfield spent the day in the
city, returning to Buena Vista last
Quite a number of strangers are vis
iting this city for both profit and
The lumber cut at the big mill has
averaged about 210,000 feet per day
since the start.
Messrs. Bowser and Pogue were
looking ovc the ward north of the
city this morning.
George Reynolds expects to make
the trial trip with the new launch
Ranger tomorrow afternoon.
William McGregor, a heavyweight
farmer of Dexterville, is visiting
Street Commissioner Pogue.
Willis Brennan is down from Phena
and reports the work on his new hotel
at that place is progressing rabidly.
Pat Cassin left for Nebish yesterday
morning with a view to looking up a
new location in the reservation coun
Practice game of ball at the old
grounds tomorrow at 2.20 p. m. All
ball players are requested to be pres
A beer wagon and an electric car
collided in New York, Friday, killing
one, injuring twentyand spiling the
Two drunks were up before Judge
Ackenbach this morning. One got
twenty days and the other $8 and
B. G. Hardwick. representing the
Minnesota Snap company of'Minne-1
aoohs, is taking orders for his com
Fred Silver, now of Greensboro, Nf
C, and a former Bemidji boomer, is
circulating among old acquaintances
in the city.
The During Swedish Ladies' Quin
tette, which will be heard at Bemidji
on May 22, recently sang to an audi
ence o,f over 7,000 people at the great
Auditorium in Chicago.
A. M. Bagley opened up for busi
ness in his new stable this morning.
He has the finest lot of turnouts in the
city, and bv the time the rest of his
stock arrives he will have the swellest
rigs in the county.
Newspaper work in the garret is not
what it is cracked up to be when the
weather is warm. We are baidheaded
from bumping against the rafters, and
blind from working without light, and
several other things.Little Fork
Banker Roberts came down from
the north this morning, where he had
a lively time with a hand car. The
hand car jumped the track, and all
the occupants except Mr. Roberts
jumped to safety. He sustained two
broken ribs and a bad eye.
Photographer Reed will leave for
the Cass Lake reservation to take a
number of views of that country for
private individuals. The trip will
take about ten days, and part of the
journey will be made in a canoe. He
will visit old Chief Bemidji at his
home at Winnibigosish.
Judge Marshall A. Spooner, who
sat on the Hennepin district bench
la9t week in the illness of Judge Pond,
returned Saturday evening to his
home in Bemidji. While formerly a
member of the bar in this county, this
was his first appearance here in a
judicial role, and those who tried
cases before him are warm in their
praises of his official fitness.Minne
apolis Journal, May 11.
Nels Martin returned to Solway yes
Miss Anne Evans came down from I
Sheriff Torkelson of Clearwater I F^St Concert Of the Season W3S
county is in the city.
George Harri-s, residing on Twelfth
street, is seriously ill.
A. A. White, townsite man of St.
Paul, is in the city today.
F. N*. Holcourt of Toledo is regit
ered at the Markham.
A SPLENDID BAND
Rendered Last Night on
It was Very Much Enjoyed by an
Audience of One Thous
The Bemidji band gaye its first
open an- concert of the season at
the band stand on the dock last
night. Although some of the
members were absent, still their
splendid music was enjoyed by
at least one thousand people, who
crowded the dock to its utmost
capacity. The wind blew almost
a gale, which greatly retarded
the performers, preventing the
expression which other wise would
have been heard to better advant
age at a greater distance.
The instrumentation is very
much better than heretofore, and
many of the selections, marches
and waltzes were entirely new to
the large audience, who cheered
the boys to the echo.
The band never acquitted
themselves better, and really
surprised all who had supposed
that the organization had "gone
to pieces" on account of the city
council not having provided the
means to pay a leader during the
past winter. Prof. Geo. Fuller
is again at the helm, which in
sures the future success of the
band, and all excursionists who
visit Bemidji this season can rest
assured that, so far as music is
concerned, they will be joyfully
After tomorrow ail th-3 stores
in the city will close at 6:30 p. m.
except on Saturdays and mill
pay days. This move on the
part of the merchants will be
heartily appreciated by theclerks
of the city, and a great deal of
needless expense saved by the
proprietors. There is little ne
cessity of keeping stores open
evenings at any time of the year
and especially during the sum
mer months. Now, if some mer
chant don't try the "back door
racket" all will go well and just
as many dollars worth of goods
will be sold as ihough the stores
^The Firemen's Herald of May 7 con-1 for the early closing, and say
tains'a full page writeup of Bemidii's they will try and show their ap-
tournament team, together with a half
tone cut of the bovs.
for fourteen or
is an up-to-date movement, and
ail should stick to it for the
benefit of all concerned.
The clerks desire to express
their thanks to the proprietors
preciation in a more practical
How to Build a Town.
Property owners, if you would
build up your town speak en
couragingly of its future. Let
everyone know that your town
has openings for numerous en
terprises that would require but
a little money and brains to
prove a success. Tell the calam
ity howler that in five years the
town will double in population
that the climate is the best in
the world that the soil is adapted
for agriculture that the tem
nporary enterprises that fur
nish employment will be replaced
by factories and mills of a per
manent nature. An anti-knock
club in every town would be a
good thing in the absence of a
good, live, wide awake business
men's association. If you can
not put your shoulder to the
wheel, and you must be a part of
the load that others have to push
along, don't drag your feet
Iron River (Wis. Pioneer.
In a city not subject to earthquakes
there lived a family who had one of
those domestics of the break every
thing-they-toueh sort. Recently the
town experienced a slight shock. Pic
tures were thrown down,* crockery
and furniture rattled about. In the
midst of the tumult the mistress went
to the head of the stairs and called
oat In a would-be patient tone: "Mary
Ann, what are you doing now?"
206 2nd St. W.
AT THE CHURCHES
Rev. Henry McHenry of CrooksCon
pastor at larjje of the Ad situs Presby
tery, will preach morning and even
ing at tlie Presbyterian church in this
city. A cordial invitation is extended
"The Trial of Jesus Prom an Attor
ney's Standpoint,'' by C. W. Scrutch
ins at the M. E. church tomorrow
night. All are cordially invited.
A Convert to Bemidji.
A. A. White of Hi. Paul, the
real, genuine, blown-in-tho-bottle
townsite king of northern Minne
sota, is in town. He is interested
with W. P. Street in Tenstrikc
and Bagley, and is just now josh
ing the Bemidji people about
their smart lawyers. Mr. White
had a chance to buy a quarter in
terest in the Townsite of Bemidji
once, at HO cents on the dollar,
but did not consider it good stuff.
He recently paid W. P. Street KM)
cents on the dollar for $2,000 of
the stock, and also went in with
him in equal shares in the pur
chase of Doud land.
"Yes, yes I am pleased with
the decision of the supreme
court in the Clearwater case,"
said he, "but I guess it won't
hurt Bemidji any. It will be the
chief city between Duluth and
Grand Forks. I wish I had more
property here. I shall build a
summer cottage on the Doud
land at Diamond Point, and make
my home here three'months in
Mr. White and Mr. Street left
for Bagley on the afternoon train,
where they will help the county
board locate the court house.
Fosston's First Class.
Tho Poston high school is pre
paring for the graduation of the
tirst senior class in the history
of the town. The class is raising
funis for a memorial to be left
in tho high school by giving a
series of open programs at its
assembly room followed by re
freshments. The town will have
some strong material for the
inter high school contests next
year. Commencement exercises
will be held on the evening of
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Sells all the Latest Designs in
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Private Lawns, Court Houses, Parks, School
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See our Designs Get Our Prices
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See Us at once for Designs and Prices
M. G. Sloeum
INSTALLMENT MUSI STORE, BEMIDJI, MINN
LAWYER SETTLED THE DIFFICULTY
When Il WH Through Thorn Wat No
Necessity to Divide Knttito.
A story from which one might draw
several morals was recently printed
in the New York Times. It may sug
gest, at least, tho wisdom of thinking
twice before consulting a lawyer when
then is little at stake.
Tho two men were ushered into tho
private office tho other day, and stood
in silence, before the lawyer.
"Well?" said be.
"Vou ask him?" urged one of tho
men, In a hoarse whisper.
"Wait a .minute," counseled tho
other. "Maybe he'll K'lesn it."
"Come, come, gentlemen, my time
is valuable," interrupted the lawyer.
"Woaretwin brol hers," chorused tho
two, "and wo thought you'd have
"Is that all?' asked flfe lawyer se
"No," continued one of the strange
pair. "We want to ask you a ques
tion. A relative died a short time ago.
We were bis only heirs. He left a
paper, saying that his oldest surviving
relative was to have all his property
hue neither of us is tho eldest. So
what are we going lo do?"
"How much did be leave?" asked
"Seven dollars!" cried both in con
"Divide It," HHId (be lawyer.
"What is your fee?" asked ono.
The two men paTj the fee, bet worm
them, and reparted, relieved of a great
YOUNG CORBETT'S GIFTED FISTS
Are Oroutor Morioy Miilim Than the
OcllfHti- Killgar* of Kuliullk.
Which are the more powerful and
greater money getters, (IngerB or fists?
There is no need of discussing the
subject abstractedly. There arc ex
amples at band in the person of those
youthful celebrities, .Ian Kub'dik. the
pianist, and Young Corbett, the pugll
ist. Both are, so to speak, the light
weight champions in their respective
professions. It. is therefore perfectly
fair to compare them. In the compar
ison music dwindles as a money get
ter sadly, when compared on the min
ute plan, besides the greater glory of
the science of the fists. For whereas
Kubfllk, who is 22 years old, by play
ing the piano for twenty minutes can
receive $1,000, Young Corbett, who Is
the same age, receives $G,000 for play
ing five minutes. In ono case the vir
tuoso's reward is $50 a minute. In
the other it is $1,200 a minute.
TIIK SMAM.KST WATCH.
What is said to bo the smallest
watch in the world has recently been
made. It is so small that you could
ge* four watches of its size on an area
equal to that covered by a 25-cent
The watch was made at Geneva,
where special tools were constructed
for the purpose. It contains 100 sepa
rate parts and weighs one-thirtieth of
an ounce, avoirdupois. The hands are,
respectlTely, one-eleventh of an lock
and one-twentieth of an Inch in length.
The watch has been valued at $1,250.
ANYONR desiring' to buy a rotary
sawmill 20,000 feet capacity write
"No .'nt). caii' this ofllee.
LANG A CAKTKK exclusive a enU
lor liailey addit ion.
Two painters and paper
\V. .lones. tf
Carpenter for one day'-*
of town. Hoard and 6X-
1. W. Jones.
WANTED GirJ for general bouse
work. Mrs. II. Loud, 509 He
SNA I TREES for sale by Oscar
Wick, the East Grand Forks nursery
man. Call at school house grounds
where be i-^ now planting.
Granite Floor Finish
WALL PAPER and PAINTS
6pp. City Boat House
c. M. MCCARTHY, Prop.
Reopened under ne management.
Strictly first class in every par
ticular. Prices reasonable. We
are ready to meet all comers.
Caters to the best in the city.