Scott, the jeweler, Miles block.
S. A. Craft is up from Duluth.
We mix paints to order. Jones Ot
Harry F. Geil is up from Du
Edward Cook of Brainerd is in
A chore and delivery boy wanted
at Peterson's. 7
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lyon are in
town from Shevlin.
For sale, tamarack wood, any
length. C. E. Carson. 8-tf
T. Palmer of Crookston is
registered at the Markham.
Lowney's' chocolates are~ the i
the best. J. Peterson, Jr. 45 i
Mayor George Stein of Cass
Lake was in town Saturday
J. G. Kirke of the Brainerd
Lumb er company is in town from
Evan Carson, editor of the
Mallard Call, left this morning
for St. Cloud.
James Odebar of Tenstrike
has accepted a position with
Olson, the barber.
J. Lamb, aGrand Forks painter,
is building a summer house at
Grand Forks bay.
Mr s. G. W. Delaney of Rawlins,
Wyo., is a guest at the home of
her sister, Mrs. C. C. Doty.
Lewis H. Vath, proprietor of
the Sauk Centre and St. Cloud
business colleges, is in town.
B.G. Bisho p, telegraph oper
ator at Tenstrike, was. in Bemidji
yesterday visiting his parents.
L. D. Johnson and John Lar
son of Solway were transacting
business at the court house today.
Mr s. Young, wife of Editor
Young of theTodd County Argus,
and daughter are visiting in the
Leave your orders for paper
hanging, decorating, painting and
sign writing with Steece, at Beau
dette's tailor shop. 47tf
Lowney's chocolates cost more
than others, but they are incom
parably the best on earth. Sold
only by J. Peterson, Jr. 45
M. M. Mageau, who has the
contract for building the new
First National bank building, ar
rived in town from Crookston
J. D. Lepley received a tele
gram this morning announcing
the death of his father at Gifford,
la. Mr. Lepley has started for
his father's home to attend the
Department Commander Bailey
has received word that all the
railroads in the state have made
a special one and one-third rate
to Bemidji for the G. A. R. en
Congressman Steenerson can
not make the promised address
to the Commercial club until late
in the week. He is at present
taking part in an important law
case and cannot get away.
Edwa rd Tra sk has returned
from a trip to Portland, Ore. His
brother-in-law. Mr. Waldron, ac
companied him, and it was the
illness of the latter that caused
Mr. Trask to return sotmer than
he had intended.
Our ice cream parlor is nearly
ready. We will have it in oper
ation this afternoon. Customers
and the public generally are cor
dially invited to inspect the same.
We will have an "opening" when
completed. J. Peterson, Jr. 47
C. C. Doty, administrator for
the Mrs. A. E. Milne estate, has
sold the property and business
known as the Lakeside bakery to
Mageau Bros, of Crookston. W.
M. Mageau will have charge. He
will move his family to Bemidji
and take up his residence here.
The building is to be remodeled
and extensively improved.
"MILES BRICK BLOCK, BEMIDJI, MINX.
WAS BEST EVER
LEAGUE BALL GAM E YESTER-
DA DELIGHTED HEARTS OF
THE ATTENDANCE NEARLY
Duluth Won From Crookston by
a Score of 3 to 2An
In the best game of ball ever
played in Bemidji, Duluth won
from Crookston yesterday by a
score of 3 "to 2. It was a fast ex
hibition and was witnessed by a
crowd of nearly 2,000 people.
The grounds were in fine con
dition, and were as good as any
team could ask, aside from the
fact that the outfied had not been
cleared out as far as is usually in
city grounds. This did not in
terfere with the playing, how
ever, and few balls got hit across
the leveled outfield. None of
them found the timber. Crooks
ton got her two scores on an
error on the part of Duluth in
the seventh inning. Lyons, on
second base, made a wild throw
to home plate letting in two runs.
The players were all in good
form and did excellent work.
Duluth squeezed in four errors,
however, and Crookston fell only
one short of that number. Gehr
Tng, Duluth's pitcher, had a good
delivery, and there.were no criti
cisms offered on the work of
Freeman, the man who twirled
the ball for Crooksion.
Gerard caught for Duluth.
This was his third game of the
season, and he was merely picked
up as a sort of scr ub to take the
place of Cline, the regular man,
who had split his hand in making
a catch the day before. The new
catcher by his brilliant work at
the .bat surprised not only the
spectators but his brother play
ers as well. He made the best
batting record of anyone in the
and got to third on one of
his big hits. He got to first
every time he stepped up to bat.
His work behind the bat was
good, but showed a lack of prac
Following is the line up of the
Crookston: Quigley, third base
Beyette, second base Burns,
center field Cameron, first base
Higgins, left field Hutter, right
field White, short stop Howard,
catcher Freeman, Pitcher.
Duluth: Quillen, third base
Lyons, second base Kennially,
first base Lambert, center field
Shepard, short stop McCoy,
right field Harris, left field
Gehring, pitcher Gerard,catcher.
Score by innings:
Duluth. ...01001010 x3 7 3
Crookston.O 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 02 4 4
Two-base hits, Harris, three
base hits, Gerard sacrifice hits,
Quillen, Shepard, Burns stolen
base, one base on balls, off Free
man, one off Gehring, one stru ck
out, Gehring, five Freeman, one.
NOTES ON THE GAME.
In spite of the great size of the
crowd it was a very orderly one.
There were no disturbances of
any kind. The rooting was not
so loud as it would have been if a
home team had been in the con
test, but was of a very nealthy
Betting was not heavy, but a
number of small bets were
placed. Crookston seemed to be
the favorite with those sportively
inclined, but A the backers of Du
luth won oul^
The diamond was rather dusty
but was level as a floor. The
ballplayers expressed themselves
as being well pleased with it.
They were delighted at the size
of the crowd.
The grand stand is a large" one,
but was not big enough to accomo
date all who tried to secure seats.
It is as big as is usual in such
cases, however, and will answer
all ordinary purposes. The
bleachers were not up. "When
they are constructed they will
afford seating space to hundreds
and will relieve the grand stand.
L. H. Bailey Offers a Solu
tion of the Band Sup
Attorney L. H. Bailey has
offered a new and novel sugges
tion which, if acted upon, will
make the Bemidji band self sup
porting. His plan is to allow the
organization the exclusive privil
ege of selling refreshments in
the new ball grounds, at the ball
games, fairs, or anything else
along these lines which may be
held there, in exchange for their
servk-cs. whenever needed..
I is thought that this project
if rightly managed would afford
ample compensation to the boys
for their work. It would do
away with all bother now attend
ant upon getting the band out,
and would result in a harmonious
adjustment of the money ques
Both the band and the fife and
drum corps turned out yester
day. The drum corps appeared
early in the morning and played
until along in the afternoon,
marching through the streets of
the town and down to the dock
where several selections were
The Excursions Into Bemidji
Yesterday Brought More
Than That Number.
The three excursions into the
^cjjt^-yesterday were even more
successful than had been pre
dicted) Over 3,000 visitors were
brought to Bemidji on them and
the town presented a busy ap
pearance through the clay.
The special from Blackduck,
with four cars, was first to ar
rive. It got here about 10 a. m.,
and had 250 people on board.
The specials from Melrose and
Grand Forks, each with thirteen
full coaches, arrived at 11:30 and
11:50 a. m. Every seat was tilled
and people were standing in the
aisles. The train from the west
had to stop taking on passengers
long before it reached Bemidji,
and a large number of excursion
ists were forced to come on the
regular at 12:40. Aside from the
regular excursion train from the
south a good many people came
on the regular from Duluth, get
ting here at 3:20 in the after
A large proportion of the ex
cursionists attended the ball
game, but many of them were
content with boating on the lake
and walking along its shores.
The two big excursion trains
left on the return trip at 7:30 in
train was later in starting.
$56080 acres two and one
half miles directly north of the
thriving city of Bemidji this is
a level piece of land with small
timber it should make a good
general or stock farm includes
them, SWi, Sec. 28, Twp 147,
SI000200 acres in compact
body, five miles north of the town
of Turtle River, two miles from
shipping station, five miles from
Tenstrike my reports show black
loam soil with clay subsoil sev
eral thousand posts and poles,
which will sell readily at neigh
boring stations also includes
good meadow land this is as good
land as grows in Beltrami county.
SWJ of NWi, W of SWf Sec. 5,
EiofSEi of Sec. 6, Twp. 14*
W. D. WASHBURN, JR.,
302 Guaranty Loan Bldg.,
Daily Pioneerioffice: Over Lumbermens Bank
GREAT X0RTHERX FIREMAN
MEETS DEATH IX PECIL-
WAS STRUCK ON HEAD BY
Accident Occurred Saturday Even
ing While Train Was Cross
Fred ^SehnaTi., a ilveuiuu.-ou Qie
Great Northern railwav. was
8:31) o'clock while the train on
which he was working was cross
ing the Mississippi bridge. He
was knocked from the engine
into the river. No one saw the
accident but it is supposed that
the fireman was struck on the
head by the structure work of
the bridge while on the running
board fixing a light.
The engineer missed Neiman
just after the train had crossed
the bridge. Tin1
Ida Root-Gordon Dramatic Read
Second series. Entirely new
program, assisted by local talent.
Presbyterian church, Wednes
day evening, June 17. Admis
sion 50 cents. Advance sale of
tickets, -admit two, 75 cents.
Children, 25 cents. Tickets on
sale at Mayo's drug store. 17
Jack Blacky and Ed Roach
held a log rolling contest last
night. Roach slipped from the
log twice, and Blacky jjfcgt his
footing once. Blacky wro pro
Thomas Clark. Locator.
Improved and unimproved
farms for sale. I have been
cruising in Beltrami and Itasca
counties for the past five years.
If you want to-buy a farm or
locate on a claim call on me.
killed last Saturdav night about I then' was a bear in the vicinity
stopped and the crew started on
a searckd'or the missing man. A
brakeman she cars back ol the
engine, while his car was on the
bridge, had soen a hat Heating on
the water and something he took
for a man's body. Before the
men had time to institute a search
along the river they learned that
the body of their comrade had
been picked up by a boat crew.
Authorities were notified an i
Coroner Henderson, arriving at
the scene of the accident and
finding an inquest unnecessary,
ordered the body taken to Na.y
lor's undertaking rooms. An
abrasion of the skin on the side
of the head showed where the un
fortunate man had been hit. The
blow must" have caused instan
The train was an extra going
east, in charge of Conductor A.
J. Miller. Neiman was a man
about 40 years of age. He leaves
a wife and two children, who re
side at South Crookston. A
brother arrived in Bemidji yes
terday and toolc the body to
The Beltrami County Bar asso
ciation last Saturday presented
P. \V. Street with a handsome
leather upholstered chair as a
wedding present. The piece of
furniture was a beautiful one,
richly upholstered, and cost $40.
There was no presentation speech,
the chair being sent up to the
house, but Mr. Street later ex
pressed his appreciation of the
gift to the, donors.
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Scott, the jeweler, Miles block.
Bliler Engage in Excit
R. W. Reed and Harry Bliler
were mixed up in a bear killing
yesterday. In company with
Ed Kerr, a settler living a few
miles west of town, they tracked
a two-year-old black bear into a
swamp and killed him with a
club. Kerr had a gun along, a
combination rifle and shotgun,
but it was not used for fear the
hide would be spoiled.
Some'tiimrago Mr. Kerr, told
Mr. Bliler "and Mr. Keed that
of his place. He said that when
he got it located he would let
them know. Yesterday morning
they received a message from
him stating that lie knew where
to find bruin, and the loeal hunt
ers immediately set about mak
ing preparations for the hunt.
Mr. Heed took his camera along
and they caught the 3:20 train
They were met at Solway by
Mr. KerV, and he conducted them
into the woods between Wilton
and Solway, a considerable
distance from the track and
about ten miles from Bemidji.
The track of the bear was found
on the edge of a swamp. A half
mile of walking along his trail in
the damp ground brought them
to the animal.
The bear started to run but
was soon overtaken and sur
rounded. Several-good negatives
were made of him by the pho
tographer, and then Mr. Kerr
approached bruin and dispatched
him with a few well directed
blows of a stout club, finishing
the work by running his kuil'o in
the bear's shoulder. Excitement
for a brief period was intense,
and all concerned indulged in
rapid actions to escape the
animal's claws. It was dark be
fore the party got out of the
woods. The bear's head is to be
mounted. The hide at this sea
son is of little volue.
WANTKI) Experienced girl for
gerieral housework. Salary $2.0
per month, inquire at this of
Decorating Floor Finishing. i i i i i i
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WALL PAPER and PAINTS
A. M. BAGLEY
SUCCESSOR TO J. J. JINKINSON
and Good Horses
New and Second Hand
Carriages For Sale
I BEMIDJI MINN.
KILLED A BEAR iPLAY MORE BIG
GAME S HERE
Opp. City Boat
ALL X0RTHERX LEAGUE TEAMS
TO APPEAR IX BEMIDJI
A GAME FOR BEMIDJI
To Be Series of ContestsHib-
binii and Bemidji
The haii "game vVstordfiv was
such a sueeoss in pi tint of attend
ance that there will he a series of
league games hen' during the.
slimmer. There will probablybe
one next Sunday,-
and a game
nearly every Sunday thereafter
until the season is over. It is
said that every team iii the league
will have appeared here before
the eloso of summer, some of
them two or three times. It is
not positively decided as yet who
wilj play hore next Sunday if
there is a game, hut it will prob
ably bo Duluth and Crookston
The attendance" yesterday was
better than at stune of the best
league games played in the North
ern league circuit this season,
and managers of both teams sig
nified it as bding their desire to
play at Bemidji whenever an
opportunity offered. The other
organizations in the league are
also willing to conic here, now
that, the grounds are in shape.
Hemidji and Hibhing are ar
ranging for a game which is to
bo played here in the near
future. The date has not yet
been set. Uibbing has/ a fast
team, hut the locals expect to
come out victors. Their success
with thc(!ra nd Rapids aggrega
tion Furnished them with a con
siderable degree of self confi
dence, and they feel equal to
meeting any nine in northern
Minnesota, outside the league.
A crew of men will be kept at
work improving the grounds
until they are as good as any in
the state. They are hotter now
than those at Superior and Du
luth, and will soon be unsur
passed anywhere in the north
west. HJant ColamD
ANYONE desiring to buy a rotary
sawmill of 20,000 fet capacity write
"No. .'$00.'' cure thi-i olllrr.
EXCELLENT ehanee for man with
.small capital to tret into paying
hotel business at Crookston, Minn.
For particulars address letters to
proprietor of Commercial hotel,
FOR SALETwo thousand conls of
]0-iti(!h wood. Wee Wright. 31tf
FOR SALEYoung- pi3. See J. P.
LANG iST-'CA'RTER exclusive agents
STRAYED Came to my prem
ises one white dog and pup.
J. iilhertson. Diamond Point.
LOST Pure black mare, 4 years
old, about June 2. Reasonably
reward for return of same, or
information leading to her re
recovery. Ole Anderson, Lake
Shore hotel, Bemidji, Minn. 41-b
For Week ending Tuesttay, June tfltb, the
following prize-, will tie offered:
HIOH SCORE IN TEN FIN5
Three I'alr.s Fancy Hose.
HIOH SCORE IN SEVEN BACK
G. WEETMAN. PROPRIETOR.
TWO 35-FOOT LAUNCHES
Strong, Durable Boats
Address 223 Manhattan
Building, Duluth, Minn.
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