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O LIFE Wm. Dettker Suicides at Vil lage of Tenstrike Last Night. DESPONDENT AS RESULT PROTRACTED SPREE. OF Lifeless Body Found Suspended From Porch ofStechman Hotel. Despondent as the result of a protracted spree, during the course of -which he has spent a considerable sum of money, Wm. Dettker, a woodsman, suicided by hanging shortly after mid night last night at the village of Tenstrike. Dettker had Been working in the woods near Tenstrike during the greater part of the winter and had been employed at the Vanrick 1 ber cam ps. He was of German extraction, a single man, and but little is known of his relatives or family except that he has some relatives living in North Dakota. He came to Tenstrike some weeks ago. He had earned a considerable sum of money in the woods, and about a month ago re ceived a check for $150 from a bank in Reidichgan, Germany. He went on a spree, which he continued until his death. Yes terday afternoon he had been drinking heavily and spent a considerable sum of money. He was last seen alive shorlty before midnight in the barroom of the Hotel Stech man. He wasand quite sober at the time but seemed unusually moody and morose. He went out of the rear door of the saloon and about an hour afterwards his lifeless body was found suspended from the back porch of the hotel. He had secured a short piece of rope, fastened it securely to the rail ing and around his neck and had evidently jumped from the porch. The body was cut down at once but life had evidently been Dressmaking Paurlors MISS ANNA BLAIN 1ms opened up Dressmaking Parlors at Mrs. French's, next to Hotel Challenge Miss I?luin will go out to .sew by the day, or sewing will be taken in. We have received an exclusive line of Easter Novelties which is the most complete ever shown in Bemidji Easier EggsIn the cutest and most novel designs. Easter LogsSomething original and fetching. Easter Bon Bon BoxesIn a complete line of elega.nl art novelties. Easter Babies in the BasketA thing to ravish the heart of a child. Rabbits, Cats, Carts, Barrows, etc. Others too numerous to mention. These novelties are made hrGermany and are the new- est thing in Easter -Goods. Our showing is an exclusive one for Bemidji. Decorations for Easter Table Easter Cards and Decoration Novelties for the Easter Dinner Table. THEY'RE ALL THE RAGE. E. A. Barker. extinct for some time. The rash act seemed to have been carefully premeditated, and despondency over the fact that he had squan dered his winter's wages and the money ho had received from the old country was undoubtedly the cause. Deputy Coroner Marcum went to Tenstrike this morning to view the remains and art inquest was not deemed necessary. An effort is being made to locate his relatives in North Dakota, and the body will be kept until some definite informa tion can be had from them, or the event that they cannot be located, will bo buried by the county authorities, Pendergast's First Knot. Miss Viney -Grondine an 1 George Ireland, of Crookston, were married Saturday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dudley, in this city. The nup tial knot was tied by Judge Pendergast and the e-'remony was the first which the judge has performed since his recent elec tion to the position of Justice. The wedding was a quiet affair and only intimate friends and relatives wore present. At the conclusio of the ceremony sup per was served and the guests were entertained until a, latehour. Mr. and Mrs. Ireland will make their future home in Polk county. BURN S CAS E O N District Court Hears Case of Joseph Burns vs. Albert Sennes This Afternoon. The case of Joseph Burns vs. Albert Sennes, of Nymore, for malicious prosecution is before the district court this afternoon will require all of the day in trial. The action grows out of the late election i'euds at Nymore and is proving very interesting to the attendance at court. The case of A. b\ Warner vs. J. .1. Jink inson was concluded and went to the jury at 10:30 this morning. The term is making excellent progress and is ex pected to conclude all the busi ness in sight at present by the latter part of next week. Adds Another to String. Dan Fullerton has added an other stepper to his string Of last ones, in Del la P. a trotting mare sired by Delta 2:12, a phe nomenal harness owned by (Jeorge 'Mett of Fargo. Delia P. is standard bred and registered live years old and has nover boon tracked. The horse is the prop erty of Mrs. Spillan, of Cass Lake and Mr. Fullerton regards her as one of his most promising animals. eedfs Studio IN ANY STYLE, FINISH OR PRICE. ALL KINDS OF Photos, Views of the City, Lake and Lumber Camps Old pictures made new and enkirtjvd.to any 8iy.fl.' Studio occupies all of the second Boor of the new Street block, next to the postoffice. My reception, display and dressing rooms are always open and you are welcome. aster R. W. REED, Prop. HEIR O FORTUNE Tote Teamster Working Out of Northome Gets a Kin Windfall. Walter Butler, a tote teamster, who luis been working out of Northpme d-Ormg the past win ter for a firm of Logging con traetors in the Itipple country, has just learned that he lists fallen heir to a fortune of 50,000 by the death of a rich relative in England. An attorney had been looking for him for some time and finally located him at the camps of Browell & Lawrence. Mr. Butler takes his good fortune very modestly and announces that he will continue to drive tote team until the winter breaks up. Before coming to this sec tion he was' located at Deer River. Have Five Candidates. The Independent Order of Scandinavian Workman, one of the city's newest secret societies, is enjoying a very rapid growth. Tomorrow night the initiatory degree wil bo conferred' on a class of five candidates and ar rangements are being made for a social time after the work. CITY SERVANTS Appointments of Policemen and Other City Servants to be Made Tonight. The appointment of the city police officers, engineer, scav enger, sexton, and janitor will be the chief business to be con sidered by-the city council to night, it is probably that all the officers at present in service will be retained as will the pre sent city engineer, janitor and sexton. The seavengerslTip has drawn out quite a contest. There are a number of aspirants for the position and all are pressing their claims. The city printing will also be disposed of and there is quite a little routine" to come up so that the session will be a busy one. Official Beginning of Spring. Spring began in Bemidji im mediately after 9 o'clock last night at which time the sun crossed the line in this longitude. The wind was in the northeast and according to an ancient sys tem of reckoning' the prevailing winds of the coming season will be from that direction. Bemidji has had sleighing since the third day of November. Matched to Go at Blackduck. Billy Miner, the North Dakota boxing man who has been in this vicinity for some time has signed for an exhibition ten round go with a Tenetrike man named Donaldson, An effort- to secure the match for this city was un successful. It will come off at Blackduck in about two weeks. Wants $1,000 Damages. Wm. Vail, of Tenstrike, is in the city in attendance at the ses sion of the district now on. Mr. Vail is the plaintiff in a damage suit against the village of'Ten strike in which he asks 1,000 for injuries sustained while working on a street grant. Putting Up Buildings. F. O. Tyson and Frauk-Gagnoh have begun work on two resi dences about a quarter of a mile west of the electric light, plant. The frame work for both build ings is up and they are expected to be ready for occupancy in about a month. Bemidji's Granddaughter. A six-year-old granddaughter of Chief Bemidji died Wednes day of last week at the Cass Lake mission, of pneumonia. The disease is very prevalent among the iss Lake Indians at pres ent and a number of deaths have resulted. WRITE US I N REGAR TO Free Scholarships CONWAY'S COMMERCIAL COLLEGE Box 744, KKS Sixth Street, between Itemidii and Beltrami Avenues. rpw(*r Lo 1 Lo 2 Lo 3 Third Street NEW GROCER Princess Grocery Co. to Open For Business First of April. The Princess Grocery Co. will open for business at the stand formerly occupied by the Her man Emporium April 2, with M. E. Carson as manager. It will carry a full line of fancy groceries and will have one of the most carefully selected stocks in the city. Mr. Carson,, who will manage the business, is one of the oldest residents of the city and is popular with a wide circle of friends. IN TROUBLE Gilbert Cleveland Arrested at St. Anthony's Hospital This Morning. Gilbert Cleveland, a woods man who had a hospital ticket and was being treated at St. Anthony's hospital for injuries sustained in falling down a stairway was ar rested this morning by a deputy sheriff from Norman county on a charge of paternity. He will be taken back tonight to answer. The Mass Meeting. The mass meeting of business men to be hold at the city hall to night is being much discussed today. Representatives of the sash and door factory who are anxious to receive encourage ment in coming to this city are expected to be present and a number of local business men who are interested in the matter will be heard in its behalf. The meeting will be called to order at &:30 and every business man is requested to attend. We Are Daily making sKUnss for i-onli- wliohavo been elsewhere for photographs and have been disappointed iitl in quality and price. Step in and see what wo can do for you. our studio Is on the ground Moor, two blocks norlli of the C'ily Hoal liouse, on the lake front. yours for business. M. J. MORSE, Lakeside Photographer. FIRE JMUSLI N UNDE 1 Only the boxes are smoked, but Muslin Underwear worth ED &5.C, choice only 19 Muslin Underwear worth to 40c, sale price 25 Muslin Underwear wbrtli to 60c, sale price only 39c Sole 1y trolling i Stcin-Bl and B. I to open with an entire stock, therefore we will tomorrow place on I entire stock of Muslin Underwear, in six lots, as follows: con- for d-J.i-i 0 ll up- line 1 Co.'s 1 Cloth in in?,'. nr TT ^.M)^^^Mrf*O^M mQS^&^&m Lo 4 Lo 5 Lo 6 Our entire stock of Muslin Underwear, worth up to $2, sale price $1.39 ^^^^^^^m^^^^^^^l^^^^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^m^^m Bemidji is Better. Mrs. M. E. Carson, who wasup called to Cass Lake mission Sat urday by the serious illness of her father, Chief l.emidji, writes her husband that the chief-Seetnsjl ea ve to bo improving although his'southern Oregon with a party of condition is still far from being about twenty people from this J. Stetson's Famous Hats,new and exclusive styles, ster ling worth, at $4 is 4.50. as Muslin Underwear worth to $1, sale price only 65c Muslin Underwear worth to $1.40 sale price 85c Muslin Underwear worth to $1.65, sale price 98c reassuring He was able to sit! for a short time Saturday and takes nourishment. Twenty to Locate. George Rogers expects in about two weeks fm ^^^^^^^-^^-^---^y T5he Clothiers Most extensive showing of It is oar pleasure to display the most attract- ive, complete and interesting collection of recent styles to be found Superb showing of Th Gordo Warrante $3 Hats Th every zenith of hat values, 25 fashionable shapes, equal to any $5 hat anywhere, perfect pure fur hats, in soft or stiff satisfaction guaranteed to wear or a new one free TteNewEn havesale decidedrou Minnesota Ave. city who are to locate on stone and timber claims in that section. r. Rogers has visited the Ore gon country several times and is well familiar with the country. to The party will see the southern portion of the state leisurely and and hope to secure some very de sirable property. Money Always Cheerfully Refunded. Brown Hats, soft or stiff, superb colorings nothingof merit is lacking on exclu sive showing of spring brown hats at $2.50.