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THE DAILY PIONEER.
EDWARD KAISER, Publisher.
Entered in the postpffloe at Bemidji, Minn,
aslsecond class matter.
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS
Copy fori changes of advertisements In
The Daily Pioneer must reach this office by
10 o'clock a. ni. in order to insure their
appearance in the issue of same day.
More than 150 houses are either
in the course of construction -in
Bemidji at the present time or
have been completed within the
past few weeks. They have all
been started this season, and the
foundations for new buildings
are being laid almost daily.
This building record is a re
markable one and one which the
citizens of the town may well
point to with pride. The Daily
Pioneer has published in its col
umns from time to time inter
views with prominent visitors ex
pressing their opinion on the
rapid and solid growth of the
town, and these opinions are de
Bemidji's boom has been a sub
stantial one. It is not a mere
bubble as so many booms
are, which are liable to break at
any moment, but is in the nature
of a lasting and prosperous
growth. The breaking of booms
in towns which have sprung up
like mushrooms in the night is
often caused by the failure or re
moval of irresponsible manufac
turing concerns attracted to the
new townsite by alluring bon
uses. These institutions are
naturally followed by'"crowds of
workmen with their families,
many of whom have barely
enough money to land them in
the new town. Rows of com
pany houses are built, company
stores put in,, etc. When the
factories leave or break up in
business the workman is left on
the town. He does not own -his
home and has no other interest
in the town other than to make
enough money to keep alive.
In Bemidji the houses that
have gone up this spring and
summer are almost without ex
ception built by residents of the
town, many of them workmen
who desire to own their homes.
A large proportion of the houses
in Bemidji are occupied by their
owners who intend to reside
here for years to come. They
are not dependent on cheap man
ufacturing concerns for their
HE anti-kissing society formed
at the Northwestern university
last winter has disbanded. The
two prime movers in the crusade
.against frivolity became engaged
$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
theNi, SWi, Sec. 28, Twp 147,
$1000200 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.
SWi of NWi, Wi of SW Sec. 5,
of SEi of Sec. 6, Twp. 148,
W. D. WASHBURN, JR.,
302 Guaranty Loan Bldg.,
Pour drunks were up before
Judge Reynolds this morning.
Alex Parson and Joe Nixon were
each sentenced to 10 days in the
county jail, and Frank Parsons,
brother to Alex, was let off with
five days. A man who has a fam
ily living in the country to the
north of town was let off on his
YALE DOWNS HARVARD.
Sons of Eli Win All Three of the Boat
New London, Conn., June 27.For
the first time on record Yale tri
umphed over Harvard in all three of
their boat races in the annual regat
ta on the Thames. Yale won the
eight-oared 'varsity race by three and
one-half lengths. In all three races
Harvard put up a memorable fight and
went down to defat after gallant
struggles in which her boys rowed out
the last ounce of their strength.
Yale's three victories are attributed
by the experts to the superiority of
the stroke taught Yale by John Ken
nedy over that taught Harvard by
her graduate coaches. So far as phys
ical form was concerned there was no
choice between the crews, except with
the possible exception that the Yale
freshmen outweighed their Harvard
rivals by over seven pounds to the
man. The 'vari/ty race was a sur
prise. The freshman race was con
ceded to Yale, while the four-oared
race was also given to Yale in the
great majority of the predictions.
RECOVERED THE PAINTINGS.
Thief Had Pawned $100,000 Worth for
Port Chester, N. Y., June 27. A
number of cU paintings said to be
valued at nearly $100,000, which were
stolen by William Stevens, have been
recovered in the New York pawn
shops and brought here. There are
twenty-two of the paintings, and sev
eral are by masters of the sixteenth
and seventeenth centuries. .Stevens
pawned the collection in nineteen dif
ferent pawnshops and received less
FOR CANAL TREATY NOW.
Sentiment in Colombia Has Under
gone Considerable Change.
Washington, June. 27.Representa-
tives in Washington of the Panama
Canai coinpanj have received cable
dispatches from Bogota to the effect
that-the sentiment in Colombia of in
tense opposition to the ratification of
the Panama canal treaty has under
gone considerable change. While
there is still much opposition, the dis
patchc, say the prospects are for
ratification of the treaty, without
amendment, earlier than was ex
ROOSEVELT TO OPEN CABLE.
Will Send Message to Philippines on
Fourth of July.
Washington, June 27On the morn
ing of July 4 President Roosevelt will
send from his Sagamore Hill home at
Oyster Bay a message formally open
ing the Pacific cable to the Philip
pines. The message will be trans
mitted to Gov. Taft of greeting and
congratulation. A return message
will be sent by Gov. Taft.
Latest Quotations From Grain and
Live Stock Centers.
St. Paul, June 27. Wheat No. 1
Northern, 82 83c No. 2 Northern,
81@82c No. 3, 78 80c no grade,
70@77c. CornNo. 3. 56c No. 4. 54c
no grade. 52c. RyeNo. 2, 4S(?p49c.
BarleyMalting grades, 45@53c feod
Minneapolis, June 27.WheatNo.
1 hard, 85 3-8c No. 1 Northern.
84 3-8c No. 2 Northern. 83 3-4c.
Duluth, June 27. Wheat No. 1
hard, 85c No. 1 Northern, 83 l-2e
No. 2 Northern, 82c flax, $1.011-4
oats, 371-2@38c rye, 511-2c barley,
Milwaukee, June 27. WheatNo.
1 Northern, 85c No. 2 Northern,
83 l-2c. Rye firm No. 1, 53 l-2c. Barley
dull No. 2, 57@57 l-2c sample, 4G(5
63c. Oats easier at 39@39 l-2c. Corn
July, 48 5-Sc.
Chicago, June 27. Wheat No.
2 red, 77c No. 3 red, 72@76c No. 2
hard winter, 76c No. 3 hard winter,
73 76c No. 1 Northern spring, 79c
No. 2 Northern opring, 77c No. 3
spring, 72@76c. CornNo. 2, 48 3-4
49c No. 3, 48 l-4c. OatsNo. 2, 36 1-2
@37c No. 3, 36c.
Sioux City, Iowa, June 27. Cattle
Beeves, $4 5 cows, bulls and
rn.Ixed, $email@example.com stockers and^feed
ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves and yearlings,
$email@example.com. Hogs, $firstname.lastname@example.org bulk. $5.90
Chicago, June 27.CattleGood to
prime steers, $email@example.com stockers and
feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows, $email@example.com
heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org. HogsMixed and
butchers, $email@example.com good to choice
heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org bulk of sales, $0.05
@6.20. SheepGood to choice weth
ers, $email@example.com Western sheep, $4.50
@5.25 native lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org
Western lambs, $4.50 6.75 spring
South St. Paul, June 27. Cattle
Good to choice steers, $4.25@5 good
to choice cows and heifers, $3.25@4
veals, $2.50@5 good to choice feeding
steers, $email@example.com good to choice
stock steers, $3.25 3.50 good to
choice stock cows and heifers. $2.50
3. HogsPrice range, $5.35 5.60
bulk, $5.10(g 5.50. Sheep Good to
choice shorn lambs, $5.75 6 fair to
good, $firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice
shorn ewes, medium weight, $email@example.com
heavy, $3 4 culls and stock ewes,
$2.50(23 spring lambs, $4(2)6.75.
Suicide With Dynamite.
Brunswick, Ga., June 27. J. B.
Coates, prominent railway and club
man of Brunswick, yesterday com
mitted suicide by blowing his body to
pieces with dynamite.
Knocked Out by Corbett.
Boston, June 27."Young Corbett"
of Denver last night knocked out
Hughey Murphy of New York in six
rounds at catch weights at the Tam
many Athletic club.
REBEL CHIEF IS HONORED.
Venezuelan Government Will Re-es
tablish Its Legation in Washington.
New York, June 27.It is reported
from what are considered good
sources that the Venezuelan govern
ment intends to re-establish its lega
tion at Washington and that Gen. Jose
Manuel Hernandez (El Mocho) is to
receive the appointment. Venezuela
has been without a minister or lega
tion at Washington for over three
years. The probable selection of Gen.
Hernandez has caused great surprise
among the local Venezuelans here. It
is only a few months since he was
liberated from prison in Maracalbo,
where he was confined for starting a
rebellion. He was set at liberty at the
time of the recent trouble with Ger
many and_Great Britain that he might
fight for hTs country.
MINNESOTA uoAL MINE.
First Lease to Mine Coal on State
St. Paul, June 27.The Quadenaw
Development Company of Duluth has
leased a section of state land in Alt
kin county for the purpose of mining
coal. The lease is for fifty years and
is the first executed by the state for
coal mining purposes. The state will
get"a royalty of 7 1-2 cents a ton. The
tract, which is described as section
3G, town 52, range 2G, Aitkin county,
is said to be rich in coal. If the mine
develops as the company officers
think it wi'.l, recommendations to the
next legis'alare that a special law be
passed, defining the terms of leasV of
Baseball Made Him Insane.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, June 27.Be-
ing D. baseball fan has proven too
much for a young man of this city,
and he has been declared insane on
the subject and sent to St. Bernard's
hospital. The form of insanity is
harmless and is apparently in only
that he absolutely refuses to talk on
any other subject than baseball. When
asked by the board who was the pres
ident of the United States he replied:
"Raymond, the Indian, who is going
to make the best pitcner on earth."
Caught in the Act.
Watertown, S. D., June 27. Joe
Percival, a more or less notorious
character who has been living in
Watertown for several years, was
caught in the act of selling liquor
during the encampment. He took out
a few cases of beer to the camp
ground and commenced to do business
in the retail line without a license.
He had his preliminary hearing yes
terday afternoon and was bound over
to the United States court.
Relief in Death.
Stewart, Minn., June 27.Richard
Kallusky committed suicide yesterday
by cutting his throat with a pocket
knife. Business troubles are respon
sible for the deed.
Old Soldier Killed.
Big Stone City, S. D., June 27.Jo-
seph Bush of Britton, S. D., an old
soldier of a Michigan regiment, fell
out of a third-story window of the
Commercial hotel at 3 o'clock in the
morning and broke his neck.
Suicide of Wifebeater.
Oskaloosa, Iowa, June 27.G-eorge
Millage, while being arrested on the
charge of wifebeating, swallowed ten
grains of strychnine. He expired In
TRIES TO ILL PARENTS.
Man Fights rcely and Later Is
La Crosse, Wis., June 27. N. J.
Gunderson, thirty-two years old, yes
terday attempted to kill his aged
lather and mother by shooting them
with a rifle. Neighbors prevented the
tragedy. The attempt was the result
of a trivial misunderstanding. Offi
cers were called to arrest Gunderson,
who fought fiercely, and three men
were necessary to overpower him. He
was examined and declared insane.
Accused of Barrel Crime.
New York, June 27.Tomaso Petto
was indicted yesterday on a charge of
murder in the first degree in causing
the death of Benedetto Madonia, the
Buffalo Italian whose body was found
stuffed in a barrel on April 14.
Hanged by Mob of Masked IMen.
Clarendon, Ark., June 27.A. mob
of fifty masked men hanged Jack Har
ris, a negro, to the porch of a build
ing in the suburbs of Clarendon.
Harris is said to have assaulted and
seriously injured a farmer.
COTTecrmg trata or Temperatures.
The British weather service Is col
lecting report? from the North Atlan
tic and Mediterranean of the tempera
tures observed by shipping masters.
The data thus collected are to be
worked up in charts. T~i will show,
among other things, the o.ront of Jie
MILKS BRICK BLOCK, BEMIDJI, MINK.
Office: Over Lumbermens Bank
SK DID NOT DRINK.
Arid Consequently Did Not Need First
American pushfulness is an unlim
ited quantity. The women are as ir
repressible in society as the men if
commerce. A ortain visitor to th.r
Riviera found tnls out recently. He
was occupying first floor rooms at a
well-known hotel. An of a sudden,
without any introduction or prelim
inary, a note was brought to him
signed by the wife of a well-known
American millionaire. It asked him
whetaer he would object to giving up
his rooms to her niece. He was mueli
amazed, but wrote back inquiring
whether the niece drank. Mrs.
wrote in reply, In surprise and Indig
nation, winding up with an emphatic
statement that her niece did not
drink, .Lord X- concluded "with,
the following note: "Lord re
grets that ho cannot give up his first
floor rooms to Mrs. 's niece,
for he is convinced that, as the young
lady does not drink, it is very much
easier for her to get. up stairs than it
is for Lord ."London Tat
A NEW BOILED DINNER
Little One's Astonishment Natural Un
der the Circumstances.
"I have a little niece," said the ra
conteur of the Sewing Circle, "who
Is never so happy as when she is al
lowed to visit the kitchen and watch.
the ,servants at work. Fortunately,
her mother has good-natured servants
who rather enjoy having the child
around, so many are the charmed
hours which Jessie spends downstairs
making little picu under the cook's
superintendence, and pretending slie
is "grown up.'
"The other day she descended to the
laundry to oversee the family wash in
her busy little way. She gave one
look of utter astonishment as Ma.ry
put on the clothes to boil, and then
fairly flew upstairs to her mother, ex
'Oh, mamma! What do you think?
Marys cocking the clothes for din-
ner!'"New York Times.
The Cosmopolitan says the longevity
of the medical man is materially less
than that of workers of other profes
sions. Only those witn a sound
physique, other things being equal,
can win in a struggle for success. The
sick look with confidence to the well.
Tuey demand the hearty dogmatism
that con.es from the overflowing of
animal spirits. They enjoy the cheer
ful optimism that comes from a good
digestion. They lean upon the dec
tor in their weakness and yield willing
obedienco to his kindly influence.
Much of clie power possessed for good
may be out3ide of pills or potions, cor
rect theories or sound deductions.
A class in a Sunday school was list
ening to a lesson on patience. The
topic had been carefully explained, and
as an aid to understanding the teach
er had given each pupil a card bearing
the picture of a boy fishing. "Even
pleasure," Eaid she, "requires the exer
cise of patience. Look at the boy fish
ing! He must sit and wait and wait.
He must be patient." Having treated
the subject very fully, she began with
the simplest, most practical question:
"And now can any little boy tell ma
what we need most when we go Ash-
ing?" With one voice was the answer
The correspondent of a London pa
per, writing from British South Afri
ca, says the Kaffirs are bound to In
crease in population more rapidly
than the whites, whom they already
greatly outnumber, and, being barred
from work in many cases by the Im
portation of cheap labor from India
and forced to leave their land hold
ings, which they retain only under
lease from the Boers, to whom it has
been allotted, and under liability of
eviction, a serious uprising of the na
tives is not beyond the possibilities of
the near future.
Pierpont Morgan's Success.
Pierpont Morgan, who celebrated
his sixty-sixth birthday recently,
achieved his greatest business suc
cesses since he reached the three
score mark. He first became promi
nent in the financial world ahout
twenty ,ears ago, when he went tc
Europe and successfully sold $25,000,-
00 wcrt-h of New York Central stock.
Vhis made the old financiers gasp.
By this piece of work Mr. Morgan
won tho lasting friendship of the late
William H. Vanderbilt and incidentally
cleared 1,000,000 for himself.
Missed His Calling.
An Italian has been discovered on
a fruit ranch at Riverside, working
for $1.50 per day, who proves to be
an artist in sculpture of the highest
rank, and he has been set to -work
completing the stucco finishing ol the
interior of the Carnegie library build
ing. Ii"a name is Luigi Ianni, and
the only words in English he can
use are "You bet." He is now at
work on some Corinthian columns of
original design that are marvels as
works of art.Los Angeles Herald..
Point of View.
"Hope springs eternal in the human
breast," remarked the person with a
mania for quotations.
"Yes.' rejoined the morbid party,
"and I suppose that's why the pool of
disappointment is always slopping
Decorating Floor Finishing.
Granite Floor Finish
WALL PAPER and PAINTS
4| TELEPHONE 20
Office* Opp. City Boat House.
a .jfr a- ^'-S J&'^-S"-S?'' -S:5 S-S"-JB:Si-^S'^8 '-& '-S'-^
The Finest and Fastest boat on the lake. With the excep-
tion of excursion days it will make a regular trip every after-
noon at 2:30 o'clock, visiting all points of interest on the
lake, fare 25. Evening excursion at 7:30. Fare 25c. At all
other times the Ranger will be open to charter by fishing,
bathing or other pleasure parties. Rates reasonable. Ap-
ply at city boat house.
REED & KNUTS0N
& KNUTSON have opened a blacksmith and wagon shop one
door south of The Pioneer, an'l are prepared to handle any and
all work in their line and guarantee satisfaction to all comers. Mr.
Reed makes a specialty of horseshoeing: and general blacksmith work,
and his work is too well known to need any introduction to the people
of this vicinity.
Mr. Knutson has been in the employ of the St. Hilaire Lumber
company for four years, and comes well recommended by that company.
Give the new firm a chance to show you what
they can do, and you will not be disappointed
REED & KNUTSON
Second door south of postoffice, BEMIDJI, MINN.
The Celebrated Scientific
Palmist and Clairvoyant
Has arrived and remains a short time only. The
Professor is recognized by press and public as the
foremost and most able Scientific Palmist and
Clairvoyant before the American public, and he
especially invites those to call who have been dis
appointed or deceived in the past by some incompe
tent personthey will notice the 'difference be^
tween an adept and a pretender.
HRE YOU IN TROUBLE?
Do you find that with all of your natural gifts and talents that
you are baffled, discouraged and unsuccessful? If so, come and be
advised and find out the cause of your bad luck, and how you can
change your bad conditions to success, joy and happiness. Thous-
ands live today to bless and give credit of their success *an happi-
ness to this wonderful man. Are you sick? If so, come to me
and I will tell you free of charge what ails you. I do not give medi-
cine, but tell you how to be cured without asking a single question.
Come and be convinced. Palmistry and Clairvoyant taught.
Prof. Seaton is located at
Roo 8 Remore Hotel
For Week ending Tuesday, juno 30th, the
following prizes will be offered:
HIGH SCORE IN TEN PINS
Silk Umbrella, furnished by
I. Meyer & Co.
HIGH SCORE IN SEVEN BACK
3terling Silver Match Ca
f'irnlshed by E. A. Barker.
G. WEETMAN. PROPRIETOR.
Leave your orders for paper
hanging, decorating, painting and
sign writing with Steece, at Beau
dette's tailor shop. 47t