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HE WANTS BIG
ONES SAVED Sam Fullerton Would Enlist Aid of Bemidji Fisher men in Novel Project WANTS SOME BIG MUSKALONGE FttRTflE EXPOSITION Executive Agent of the State Game and Fish Commission iii Br midji Last Night. S. P. Fullerton, executive agent of the state game and fish com mission was in the city last night. Mr. Fullerton came up to meet J. J. Ellis, the local warden but was unable to meet him as he is out of the city at present. The employes of the state fish hatch ery soon begin the work of taking pike spawn and Mr. Fullerton had been informed by Mr. Ellis that there was a good spot in this vicinity to collect eggs. The entire supply of the state hatchery last year was taken at Winnebegoshish dam, but pike spawn is quite hard to obtain and Mr. Fullerton has decided to try several places this year. He will return again in a few days to meet Mr. Ellis. Mr.Fullerton saysthat the state and fish commission plans to have quite an elaborate exhibit at the St. Louis exposition this year, and he would like to enlist the aid of all the fishermen in this section securing a few speci mens of muskalonge. The musk alonge is a fish that thrives bet ter in this section of Minnesota than anywhere in the world and sportsmen generally are much interested in them. Mr. Fuller ton says the exhibit of the game and fish commission at the Buff alo Exposition was one of the most valuable advertisements the state has ever had and he will make all possible efforts to have the St. Louis exhibit eclipse it. Mr. Fullerton suggests that when a fine specimen of muska- Princess Grocery Company M. E. CARSON, Manager. Saturday Only Choice Head Rice, per lb 10c Extra Fine Rico, per lb 5c Fine Cooking Figs, per lb 8c Choice Raisins, per lb...... .Vl'Oc Fine Dried Grapes, per lb 8c anulated Sugar, 16J lbs .T..4c Hams, Swift's, per lb 14|c Bacon, Swift's Smoked, per lblG^c Codfish, Bricks, per lb 14c Cheese, Full Cream, per lb.. .15ic Cheese, Brick, per lb 18c Bloaters, Cromarty, 4 for 10c Cheese, Primest, per brick 25c Oranges, Navel, per doz 25c Oranges, Sweet Navel, per doz 30c Oranges, Extra Navel, per doz 40c Oranges, Extra Large Navel, per doz .50e Bananas, Large, per doz 25c Lemons, Large, per doz 25c Apples, Baldwin, per peck... .40c longe is caught, it be kept alive and the game and fish commission notified and arrangements will be made to have it shipped to St. Paul. In the event that enough were secured a tank car would be sent up and the fish would be shipped direct to St. Louis. AJr. Fullerton says that ap plications for minnows from the state hatchery are becoming more numerous every year. This season there is a big demand for trout and several thousand trout minnows are soon to be shipped to Cass Lake, where they will be taken out and transplant ed, in a trout stream that has been discovered Qewr^h&re Mr.departments. Fullerton says the trouble with poachers"is becoming less every year and that there are fewer complaints from this section of the country of violations of the game and fish laws than from many of the older settled sections of the state. Meeting Saturday Night. Judge Reynolds, captain of the Bemidji Independent Military company has called a meeting of the members for Saturday night. The judge who has been one of the most enthusiastic promoters of the company feels very much encouraged over the prospect of an immediate appointment to one of the regiments and desires a full [attendance of the member ship. It is also hoped that all who are interested and are eligi ble to membership will turn out. A rousing meeting is planned and the future of the company depends very largely on the in terest which is manifested. Pickup for Chief of Police. Judge McClenahan this morn ing made an order for hearing in the matter of the reward paid by the state for the capture of a horse thief by Chief of Police Bailey. Mr. Bailey's proof will be submitted next Saturday. The state offers a standing re ward of 200 for the capture of horse thieves raid Mr. Bailey claims it for the capture of John McGuain, who stolen horse near Alida last fall and was taken into custody in this city. Jury is Nearly Through. The petit jury which has been in session for nearly four weeks will probably be dismissed to morrow. The Vail vs. Villagejof Tenstrike case has been on trial today and was expected to go to the jury this afternoon. There are only two more jury cases on the calendar and these are unim portant and will probably be dis posed of tomorrow. The balance of the business of the term will no doubt be finished up this weetr. Leaves To Buy Stock. W. N. Bowser leaves the latter part of this week for the Chicago and New York markets on his annual stock buying trip for the big store of O'Leary & Bowser. He will be absent for about two weeks and announces that the store will carry stocks next year that will be the superior of any thing between Duluth and Crooks ton. To Conduct Lodging House. L. Asklund has leased the rooms over the Great Northern saloon and will refit and and re furnish them at once and conduct the place as a first class lodging house. WRITE US IN REGARD TO Free Scholarships CONWAY'S COMMERCIAL COLLEGE Box 744, 108 Sixth Street, between Bemidji and Beltrami Avenues. Reed's Studio Sot ifec^ SVv\o^a^a IN ANY STYLE, FINISH OR PRICE. ALL KINDS OF Photos. Views of the City, Lake and Lumber Camps 0M pictures made new and enlarged to any size. Studio occupies all of the second floor of tbe new Street block, next to the postoffice. My reception, display and dressing rooms are always open and you are welcome. R. W. REED, Prop. CONSOLIDATED J. P. Younf. Grocery Co. Merges With Troppman-Ives Co. This Week. By a business deal just com pleted, the J. P. Yrjug Grocery Co., doing a large and. success ful grocery business in the Mal zahn block consolidates its. inter-, ests with the Troppman-Iys Young Co. The store will be known as the Bazaar store. and the merging of the stock"of "the Young grocery gives it complete Mr. Young has been in the city for several years, is a young business man, whose efforts here have been attended with gratify ing success and the change is made for the reason that it af fords greater possibilities and a wider field for the development of the business. The store car ries,a fine stock of groceries and enjoys a large aid constantly in creasing patronage. Mr. Young will be a strong addition to the Troppman-Ives Co. and the Bazaar store now has a combina tion that will make it one of the foremost stores in the city, Project Abandoned. The sash and door factory pro ject which was the subject of a mass meeting and which was discussed very enthusiastically for some time by the business public generally arjpears to have been dropped. Tne Delameter company who were interested in locating hereare unable at pres ent to come to a final decision and the opinion of a number of the business men seems to be that the amount of stock which the company wants subscribed is to large proportion to the direct benefits whicn would ac crue to the city. The committee appointed by the mass meeting to interview the business public have not made an effort to look the matter up as there seemed to be a general disposition to al low it to rest until there was a further proposition from the Delameter people. Officers of Ladies' Aid. The Ladies' Aid Society of the M. E'church have just held their semi annual election of officers and the society has chosen the following officers: PresidentMrs. W. W. Hart man. Vice PresidentMrs. J. B. Smith. SecretaryMrs. C. Scrutchin. TreasurerMrs. Wilcox, The societyhas accomplished a great deal of-work-since its orga nization and is one of the most important auxiliaries of the church. Mill Started Today. The big Crookston saw mill was started up for the first time this season this afternoon. Steam was gotten up for the first time yesterday. The plant will be running upto itscapacity in a few days. Logs are being hauled in daily now and a canal has been cut in the ice up to the hoistways. The mill is expected to have a record breaking season this year. The plant is a model one in every way and this season will be the first when an opportunity is af forded to test its capacity to the the limit. Paralysis.Caused Death. The body of Mrs. Otta Aas, who died of paralysis at her home near Northome yesterday was shipped through Bemidji to Bagley for interment this morn ing. The woman was the wife of a homesteader, and her death is a sad affliction to the husband. Her parents reside at Bagley. Undertaker Naylor was at Northome last night to prepare the remains for shipment. Fish Story By Ellis. Deputy Game Warden Ellis is home this afternoon from a trip to some of the lakes in this vicini- Thos. Smart DRAY and BAGGAGE SAFE and PIANO MOVING A SPECIALTY BEMIDJI, MINN. ty. Yesterday Mr. Ellis was at Boot Lake and he says he never saw so many fish in his life. Along the shore of the lake there are a number of springs which leave a short space of open water. Every one of these is literally crowded with fish coming up to get air says Mr. Ellis and they frequent ly force one another out of the water in their rush to get air. lTie farmer folk in'that vicinity have all the bullheads and perch they care to eat. Spearing in the rivers will be ripe in ten days more and Mr. Ellis says fish have begun to run in the Mississippi already. Committees Appointed. The Knights of Pythias and Masonic lodges at their regular meeting this week appointed committees to look up a site for the proposed fraternity hall and to get information as to the prob able cost and advisability of build ing the hall at once. The com mittees will have a joint meeting this week. The Masonic com mittee is L, J. French, Wm. Mc Cuaig and Judge Reynolds. The K. of P. committee is J. A. Mc Donald, Robert Clark and O. E Bailey. WilfDrive In a Week. M. E. Thurston is getting ready for the two drives which he will conduct this spring. Mr. Thurston will begin moving his logs on the Schoolcraft and up per Mississippi next week. Frank Bush will have charge of the Schoolcraft drive and Bud Clinch will have charge on the Mississippi. Mr. Thurston says there is every indication for a good head of water and thinks good progress will be made for the next six weeks in moving the drive, Nye Not Guilty, Porter Nye called at the Pioneer office this morning to take ex ception to a statement made in a local paper to the effect that the school board were being criti cised for having had the Norway pine trees in the school grounds cut down. Mr. Nye says the board as a body was not respon sible and says he should have op posed the cutting down of the trees if he had known about it. A Whole Family. Rev. L. A. Dunlop, ot Mount Ver non, Mo., says: "My children were afflicted with a cough resulting from measles, my wife with a cough that had prevented her sleeping more or less, for five years, and your White Wine of Tar Syrup has cured them all."" .2 anything St. Louis in a Launch. A. Benner plans a novel trip to St. Louis Exposition. Mr. Ben ner proposes to leave Bemidji some time next month with a party of friends in his launch and go down the river the entire dis tance to St. Louis. Mr. Benner has taken several trips down the river and he thinks "that the one which he proposes now will be one of thebest he has ever un dertaken. MASS MEETING Business Men of Blackduck Dis cuss Proposition Submitted by N. D. Stoner. A meeting of the business men of Blackduck was held last night for the purpose of discussing a proposition submitted by M. D. Stoner to do the pumping for the city water supply. Mr. Stoner owns the electric light plant at Blackduck and offers to do the pumping for the water plant at a figure below that which is being paid at present. No decision was reached at the meeting and it will probably be some time yet before the proposition is de finitely settled. They Vote This Month. The date of the special election to decide whether or not the Vil lage of BigFalls is to be incorpor ated has been set for April 28. The organization project will carry unamimously. Attorney E. T. Crawford, who has charge of the matter will be present at the election and the trip will have to be made by way of Winnipeg. To Drill For Fifty Miles. Sheriff Bailey leaves this after noon for Beaudette, where he goes to post the notices for the election for the organization of Lakewood. Mr. Bailey will have to make a trip into the country about twenty-five mllessoutheast of Beaudette and expects to walk the entire distance as that sec tion is inaccessible for a team. ^SWS^=^_ IIThw OU AXIOMS: If it is purchased at this store it is good. Prices mean nothing it is quality that counts. Rather than ad- vertise to sell, we Sell to AdvertiseII The Cheapest is Never Best but the Best is Ever Cheapest It is a satisfaction to us to sell goods that are satisfactory to you. It means that we will sell you again, and that's what we are working forto have our goods and methods of doing business so satisfactory to you that you will always be a regular patron. It's the secret of a successful business. Call at the __, BAZAAR DEPARTMENT STORE Corner Third Street and Minnesota Avenue Digging A Deep One. Warfied Bros, have com menced work on the well that they propose to dig to show the city that it is possible to have good water at a cost much less than the present. The well is down to the clay beds about forty feet at present and it is expected to sink it a distance of 100 feet at least. Samples of the water at different depths are to be taken and the plan is to furnish the city the best water obtainable. Warfield Bros, desire to make a contract to do the city pumping for five years. They agree to do it for the first yeai for $50 per month, the second for $75 and the third for $100. The city pumping plant is at present cost ing the city over $150 per month. The city woould also under the proposed contract install the pumping plant. Infant Son Dead. The two-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ross died yester day afternoon after a short ill ness, and the sympathy of the entire community is with the family in their great affliction. The funeral [occurred this after noon, the Rev. Father Murphy officiating. Village Is Broke. City TreasurerBrooks reports that for the first time in a year the Village^of Bemidji has no money in the general fund today. The collection of the monthly fines and licenses in a short time will give the city plenty of money again. No is Time to be Stylish YOU WANT A One of those catchy Coverts that TOP COAT bristle with style and get-up as far as they can be seenThe Stein-Bloch Smart Kind. We should be glad to have you drop in on your way home today and try one on, just to see how it feels to be fitted in a minute and sent home stylish all over. All clothes made hy the Stein Bloch people are signed with this label] J5he Clothiers UP NORTH LINE! State Inspector Davidson Looking Up North Line Black berry Brandy. E. Davidson, of the state dairy and food comission, was in the city last night on his way to several towns up the north line on official business. Mr. David is the man who secured evidence in Bemidji that the blackberry brandy sold here was adulterated in at least twenty-six separate cases. He will visit all the towns on the line north of here and will be on the trip for several days. A Remarkable Case. Thos. Reed, of Neillsville, Wis., Your White Wine of Tar Syrup is the best medicine for the lungs that has ever been sold in this county. I speak from my own' experience. I think it has twice saved my life when suffer ing from a disease of the throat and lungs. It cured my neighbor, Mr. Dowes, of asthma that had afflicted him for years. We Are Daily making sitting's for people who have been elsewhere for photographs and have been disappointed both in duality and price. Step in and see what we can do for you. Our studio is on the cround floor, two blocks north of the CityBoat house, on the lake front. Yours for business,' M. J. MORSE. Lakeside Photographer.