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The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
By R. W. HITCHCOCK.
Entered in the postdfflce at Bemldji, Minn.,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper
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mm Ci m^ iiA 1 nl T-' TOJC
is much gratified because the
state press has said nice things
about Judge Collins since that
able jurist announced his candi
dacy. The Journal Press is op
timistic indeed if it can extract
much comfort from the compli
ments of the state press for "well
nigh everyone of them has been
accompanied by the declaration
that Judge Collins was in no way
particularly fitted to be governor
and that there is no general de
mand for his services in that
HE Warren Sheaf thinks that
the candidacy of Judge Collins
will "weakenBob Dunn's chances
of being nominated, they both be
ing from the same district." The
Sheaf should get down its blue
book and study up on congres
sional lines a bit. Judge Collins
and Senator Nelson are from the
same district and if there is go
ing to be any "weakening" as a
result of Collins' candidacy it
seems to be up to either Collins
"EV EN for the millions he re
ceives does it pay for a man to be
so utterly despised by all the
people of the country as John D.
Eockefeller is?" demands the
Todd County Argus. Perhaps
not, but we are willing to wager
a little that the Argus, if oppor
tunity offered, would not hesitate
to put the matter to a practical
It is time to be thinking about
laying in a supply of apples for
the winter. The Bemidji Mer
cantile Co. has a big supply and
their advertisement in this issue
should be carefully read.
O'Leary & Bowser's great re
duction sale is making a lot of
bargains for the people of Be
midji, and in today's issue a
number of these are attractively
set forth in the firm's big ad.
HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.
Inquiry in Opposition to Wcjod's Con
Washington, Nov. 20.The inquiry
of the senate committee on military
affairs into the opposition to the con
firmation of the nomination of General
Leonard Wood to be major general in
the army was begun during the day
and the hearing, so far as it has .gone,
was behind closed doors and in ex
ecutive session. Before closing the
dnorr there were exchanges of opin
ion concerning the propriety of mak
ing the proceedings public.
MRS. NATION PRESENT.
Only Incident of Interest During Ses
sion of Senate.
Washington, 'Nov. 20.The senate
transacted no business in open sos- I
sion beyond the receipt of bills and
petitions. The only incident of TIE
usual character was the appearance of
Carrie Nation and she attracted com
paratively little attention.
An executive session was ordered
At 1 o'clock the senate adjourned
fnr the rinjr.
MYSTERY BACK OF TRAGEDY.
Double Shooting Affray at Denver
Due to Old Feud.
Denver, Nov. 20.Rev. Father Felix
Lepore, pastor of Mount Carmel Cath
olic church in this city, and Joseph
Sorice of Pittsburg, Pa., who shot eacx
other after a game of cards in the
priest's apartments at the rear of the
church, are reported to be in a dying
In an ante-mortem statement made
to .TufU-jn Sales of the district attor
ney's ott'ice Father Lepore 3aid that he
believer! his assailant had been sent
out to Denver for the purpose of kill
ing him. Since his first conversation
with Sorice, when he came to this city
about a month ago, Father Lepore said
he had feared the man and had
that his life was in danger.
Sorice to say a word either to
the district attorney's representatives
or to the detectives. Before coming
to Denver in 1892 Father Lepore con
ducted a banking business in New
York, where, it is said, he failed for
a considerable amount. Among the
creditors, it is said, was Guiseppe
Pasquel, a partner of Joseph Sorice,
who came to Denver with the latter
about a month and a half ago.
Frank Lepore, a nephew of the
priest, said that Pasquel had made a
demand on Father Lepore a few days
ago for $240, which he claimed the
priest owed him. Young Lepore ad
vised his uncle to give the men the
money they demanded, but he did not
Tt is believed that behind the tragedy
lies a deep mystery extending back to
old times in Italy, which, it is feared,
will never be solved because of the
secretive nature of the Italians.
Th. Fr. Sa.
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OPER A HOUS E
Monday Nov.W 2V 3
The Latest Oriental Sensation,
the Great, the Only,
in His World-famed Ocult, Spir
itualistic and Psychic Demon
strations Par Excellence.
Nothing Like I Ever Attempted.
TWO HOURS PROGRAM.
Unparalleled in the Realm of riystery'l
Prices 25c, 35c and 50c.
Seat sale commences at 9 o'clock
Saturday morning at Bark
er's Drug store.
F. O. E.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Beminjl AerlcNo.351.
Meets every Sunday at 8 p. m.,
J0ser.1i Harrington, W. President
H. LeBIeu, W. Secretary
Visiting Kwrles cordially invited.
A. M. BAGLEY
SUCCESSOR TO J. J. JINKINSON
and Good Horses
New and Second Hand
Carriages For Sale
Only paint shop between Duluth
Varnishes Kalsomines Brushes
Full Line Latest Wall Papers
A complete line
to select from.
Special values in
Before purchasing a
do not fail to examine the
New White Tampico, equal
to a hair mattress.
J. P. Lahr
Funeral Director and
FURS! Rich and Varied Assortment.
AH New Styles for the
Our display is unequaledin the
entire northwest. Now is the
time to make your selections.
Liberal discount on orders placet
now, and we keep goods till
Repairing, Remodeling and Dye
ing a Specialty. Prices Moderate.
References: R. B. Griffith and
Sig Wolff, Grand Forks Fontaine
& Anglim, Crookston.
at Sig Wolff's Department Store,
Grand Forks. N. D.
I have a relinquishment which
contains a lot of valuable land
with $1,000 worth of improve
ments. Can be bought at once
for a small fraction of the value
of the improvements.
One Acre Lot $225.
50 Foot Lots $75 to $225.
50 Foot Lot and Small House
50x330 Foot Lot $150, $10 Down,
$10 Per Month.
Four Room House $600 Easy
Houses to Rent.
An Stoves to
This frosty weather may
cause your windows to give
you trouble. Order your
window drips of us at once.
J. J. D0RAN
Bailey & McDonald
Bemidji, Hinn. Office: Miles Block
D. H. FISK
Attorney ami Counsellor at l..aw
Office over First National Bank
Gibbons & Torrance
Collections City Real Estate
Attorneys at Law
E. F. Crawford
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office: Boston Block
P. J. Russell
Attorney at La
Dr. O. C. J. Thomas
Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. Swedback
Block, Fourth and Beltrami, Bemidji, flinn.
Dr. Rowland G-ilmore
Physician and Surgeon
Office: rtlles Block
Dr. E. H. Marcum
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Swedback Block
Residence Phone 221 Office Phone 18
Dr. J. T. Tuomy
Office over Barker's Drug Store, Third St.
Dr. E. H. Smith
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Boston Block
Office Phone, 73 Home Phone, 60
Physician and Surgeon
Office: Hlles Block, Beminjl
Eight miles north
of Blackduck, an
on the Minnesota &
Funkley will be the
center of logging
operations in North-
ern Minnesota for
years to come
Destined to become the
most important town
north of Bemidji.
Lots now selling
BERT D. KECK
Plans and Specifications for AH Kinds of
Buildings, Brick Blocks, Court Houses,
Hotels, School Houses, Churches and Fine
Residences CROOKSTON, MINNESOTA
Oilicc Over Luinbermens Bank
Advertise in the Pioneer.
PREPARED ONLY BY
J. E. MULLIGAN
Bemidji and Fosston banks and
Merchants Bank of Crookston.
Naturalist and Taxidermist
2o3 Second St. Postoffice Box No. 686
BIRDS, WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FUR RUGS AND ROBES
and GAME HEADS mounted to order and for sale. I carry at
all times a good assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURIOS.
FUR QARMENTS mode to order, repaired and remodeled
FURS in season bought.
1 guarantee my work mothproof and
tha most lifelike of any in the state
MY WORK IS EQUALLED
FEW, EXCELLED BY NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
The Great Cough Cure
For the cure of all affections of
the lung, throat and chest, such as
Coughs, Colds,'Asthma, Croup, Whoop=
ing Cough, Hoarseness, Etc., Bronchitis,
and will prevent consumption when
taken in time. Guaranteed.
Price 25 and 50 cents.
Manufacturer of MARK'S CELEBRATED REMEDIES,
A Warjt Ad
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General Banking Business. Fire Insurance.
U. S. Deputy Government Surveyor
Headquarters at Beaudette, Minn.
Mulligan & Cornwall
LOCATIONS ON RED LAKE RESERVATION A SPEC ALTY
AND GUARANTEED AS DESCRIBED
The Lesson of the Past
For eight years we have been
telling of the wonderful future of
Bemidji. Many have been unbeliev
ing. They have lost fortunes. Every
year proved our prediction many
times over. Bemidji will one day
be a great city, and townsite lots,
now to be had cheap, will be worth
big money. Buy now.
Bemidji Townsite &
JOHN GIBBONS. Local Agent.
A Hint for the Future
E. H. CORNWALL
Headquarters at Bemidji, Minn.
CORRECT PLATS OF
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