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WANT AD Will Do it. ili ft VOLUME 2. NUMBER 67 5 5 W ili ft ikt \b i* ft Bengal Strawberries, Red Tap price. **MM*MMM*MH**MMMMMMMM Blueberries, Red Tap price '5c Catsup Wm. McCuaig One-half All Ladies' Tailor-Made Suits, W it Ladies* and Misses' Rain Coats, and $ about 50 Ladies' Lawn, Net arid $ Sateen Shirt Waists go at HAL PRICE this week. jgO'Leary & Bowser?? McCuaig's i Red Tag Sale i 5 This sale will be the sale of the season, S Commencing Thursday, July 7: Ending Saturday, July 23. Here is where you will get bargains that are bar- gains. Not old goods that have seen better days, but new and up-to-date goods. Everything that has a Red Tag on will be marked away down look for the Red Tag, compare it with other so-called bargains and you will see that Bargains at McCuaig's Red Tag Sale are SURE ENOUGH BARGAINS. j( Remember the dates of the Red Tag Sale: 5 July 7 to July 23. 1 W One piece Wool Voil, 40 inches wide champaign color $1.-10 Red Tag price. 98c Two pieces Novelty, bine and brown mixed 40 inches wide all wool, worth 90c Red Tag price, per yard Two pieces brown and tan Cashmere 38 inches wide worth GGc Red Tag price 47c One lot Fancy Silks, short lengths. They have the lied Tag on. fl| One piece only, Bleached Table Linen, 72 inches wide well worth 75c per yard Red Tag price Two pieces Turkey Red Table Linen will not fade wortheflOc RedbiTag marked 50c Subscribe for the Daily Pioneer Ladies Vests.Come and-se them all on one tabl with a Re Tag. Ladies' Muslin Underwear all prices, great bargains. Every Belt in stock has a Red Tag that means a bargain. Shoes, Shoes.See them with the Red Tag on. Even our Remnants have a Red Tag. Shirt Waists.Every one has a Red Tag. Groceries. Sardines 5 Good Luck Soap. 12 bars Prunes..'. 5c, lOc and toe Cabinet Soap. 8 bars loo Street Corn, Red Tap price 5 See |he display of Canned Goods at Red Tag Prices. -fmps-for-fche -Red-T-agSal e,- W -m 75c 50 lOc ,25c :25c Wm. McCuaig 5 I LOSS OF OVER $1,000,000. Valuable Cottage and Contents De stroyed by Fire. New York. July 7.In the fire which has destroyed the Cammack cottage at Tuxedo Park, N. Y., the jewels of Mrs. Bernard P. Steinman of New Or leans, worth several hundred thousand dollars, were probably so damaged that they will be worthless hereafter. The cottage alone was valued at near ly ?l,000,ono. it was one of the hatH somest in the exclusive section of Tuxedo. Concede Parker's Nomination. SF. TTouisT^Tury-T.Tammany The Bemidji Daily Pioneer BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA. THURSDAY, JULY 7, l!04 St. Louis. July 7. -The second day's session of the Democratic na tional convention was calied to order this morning at I0:l.'l. After prayer the report of the committee on titles was read and adopted. An attempt RUSSIANS AND JAPANESE SAID TO HAVE FOUGHT AN ENGAGE- DARING FEAT OF JAPANESE TORPEDO BOATS ENTER PORT AR- THUR HARBOR BUT FAIL TO SINK ANY VESSELS. St. Petersburg, duly 7.- A few nights, -agO'Admiral Togo ai'leuiplcd to lepeal the' Japanese exploit with lorp'-do boats at Weihaiwei dining 0te Chiuo Japanese war by sending toipelo boat destroyers into the harbor of Port Ar thur for the purpose of sinking ships at their anchorage, but the attempt ended in disastrous failure. Four tor pedo boat destroyers sue ded in creeping into, the harbor, s\ lib was -not--prrrtrrtt!n,-^T~'hTmms7-lTnTnTnrT5n^ escaped. The reckless bnrvery ol the Japanese in going to almost certain de struction excites nothing but admira tion bore. On account (31 Hie dilliculty or getting into the harbor the feat is considered in naval circles to be fully as daring as that of the Japanese at Weihaiwei, when- Japanese torpedo boats, in a storm and coven with ice, were lumped over the booms protect ing thin harbor and destroyed Chinese warships. As far as known iho Jap anese torpedo boat destroyers did not even succeed in laum hint:attack -TUe_"e"Xa"eT an nounces that directly after the ad journment of the day's session of the convention they will hold a meeting and withdraw their objections to Judge Parker. Thev concede his nomina tion. BRIEF BITS OF NEWS. All Kansas streams are rising, the result of heavy rains in the past twen ty-four hours, and serious floods pre vail. Mr. Snyder, United States charge at Bogota. Colombia, has cabled the state department that General Reyes has been declared elected president of Colombia. The federal grand jury at New' York has resumed its investigation into the disaster to the steamer General Slo cum and the consequent loss of more than 900 lives. Julius H. Apple-ton, former president of the Central New England railway and a well known paper manufacturer, was stricken with apoplexy at Spring field. Mass., and died soon afterwards. pe?-"J I- Lewis, famous as com. mander of the "Orphan" brigade in the Confederacy, dropped dead at Frankfort, Ky. He was chief justice of the court of appeals over twenty years. DENIED SEAT National Democratic Convention Refuses to Seat Delegate From Philippines. MENT AT SEA. AFFAIR TAKES PLACE NEAR 6ENSAN REPORTS IN CIRCULATION SAY VLADIVOSTOK SQUADRON IS VICTORIOUS. T.Iaoyang, July 7.-There are per sistent reports in cfretention that an engagement occurred northward of Gensan between the RtWsinn Vladivos tok and the ..'Japanese squadrons, which ended favorably io the Russians, RUSSIAN VIEW OF SITUATION. Japanese Expected to^Renew Siege of Port Arthur. St. Petersburg, July 7.Th*^Hilary critics generallyHike--tin v'i&'w., that serious military operations in South ern Manchuria are over until the rainy season has ended and that in 'the mean time the Japanese will devote them selves to the siege of Port Arthur. The army organ marvels at the evi dent lack of decision on the part of Generals Kuroki and Oku, expressing the belief that this may account for the fact that forces landing at Port Dalriy have been taken from the armies in Manchuria. torpedoes. date' oT'Tfh?1 is not ascertainable, but it is said to have occurred Saturday. No further details are obtainable. Though it is believed other destroyers participated in the attack only four, however, succeeded in getting in. The method whereby this information reaehed th" authori ties is not disclosed. CARRIED RAILROAD MATERIAL. British Steamer Cheltenham_Captured I by Russians. Vladivostok. Tluh- 7.The British steamer Cheltenham was brought in here July 'I and is now awaiting trial by the prize court. The Cheltenham is of 3.700 tons, was built in l!t and is owned by Cab braith, Pembroke Co.. ot London. She was insured against risks of cap ture at the vain*- ol *2t".'H She is reported to have- been taking railroad material from Japan to Korea, Liaoyang, July 6.General Oku's army Is retiring, evidently with the 6b- jeet of concentiating uri I'nn Arthur. Siege guns are being pla ed in posi tion at Kinchou. The cleparture of two additional divisions for the seal at vrar is reported from Nagasaki. Bridges Carried Away. Mukden. July T.-Itain is falling very Oitavily here. Several of the Chinese bridges have been carried away The movements of largo bodies of troops and transports have been 'topped. Striking Painters Get Demands. B"o?t'Tn. JuTy 7.Aiou 500 union paimers are at work alter a strike of Btxeral nuMitbs to obtain fcnghei ^agew. In the majority of case.- the men have been given the $3 a day for which they asked to amend the report and give the i'liillipiue Island* a -eat in the con vention was defeated. The committee on credentials not being ivadv to n port the convention adjourned a eleven o'clock until 1 o'clock this i afternoo'i. NAVAL BATTLE RUMOR! JOHN HAY THE ORATOR SEMI-CENTENNIAL OF THE BIRTH OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY CELEBRATED. CEREMONY OCCURS AT JACKSON, MICH. 6PEAKER CANNON AND SENATOR FAIRBANKS AMONG NOTA- BLES PRESENT. Jackson. Mich.. July 7.Five thou sand people assembled in Loomls park here during the day to celebrate the" i fiftieth anniversary of (he birth of (lie Republican party 'Tudor the oaks" In this city. July G, 1854. It was here on that date thai the first state conven tion, lifting under the name of "Re- publican." was held. The state ticket nominated on thai day went through a |.healed campaign to election day suc cess. Secretary of State John Hay. who was 'private secretary Io Abraham Lin coln, the lirsl Republican president, was the first orator of the day. Other distinguished guests present were Speaker Cannon of the national house of representatives. Senator CVV. Fair banks of Indiana, Republican candi date for vice president, and United States Senators R. A. Alger and J.X Burrows of Michigan. An interesting feature of the ever ses was a body of Fremonteus and Negro Democratic League. St. Louis, July 7.--In person and by proxy th'ore.jis a repreKeiilaiion Of r5(i in the convention of ilie Negro N'aiion al Demc/crallc league, which cynyijneel here during-the day fo elect ollicelH, organise a campaign cominitteo and prepare an adflitVs. Herbert A. Clark ol Mlsslssiiipi.lchairman of the am paign committee, presided. Ward Politician Killed. Ns_ Denver. July 7.- "Mike" Ryan, a ward politician, was killed in a saloon row at Fort. Logan by Michael Houli han, the town marshal, who asserts that he shot in self-defense. Ryan was a member of the "Creenwlch Vil- .j he came to Denver twenty-five years ago $ i 'I )N K.'Ji). No charge for the Little Bank. It is loaned to you FREE. The first dollar YOU tl'jxisit is hcltl as a guarantee thai will return the lit tle Hank. Efowever, this dollar belongs to you, draws interest ami can be with drawn by you any time vou return the little Bank. BAILEY IS AGREED ON. Texan Will Be Permanent Chairman of Convention. Si. Louis, July 7. Senator Hill has announced that United State's Senator Ruili-y of Texas had hern :i -reril upon for permanent chairman of the com vention. Outside of this atuiojunc.e meni I'h'oro has been but imle ilrflfig at Now York's heaih|U!irters tluiTug Ihjj lnoriilmv. i-Mi-pi a in.uid-liv Inn -Tain many liriyes Uir. :.:ai.-. In lb convob Hon hall, i il'emand which National Gommltteeman Mack could not gratify. Senator Grady of New York appealed to Senator Hill, bill the latter told him be i ould noi assjsl him. Then Senator Grady ac used (he Hill people of bad laiili and said tiny were purposely keeping u! the Tammany people to .piaiVi^iit-^i-pplaiino. fi--Hn-y-(tl4)*i"eandi dale than Parlor.. 0 0 $ O 0 O & O & "It is what you Save, not what you Ear n, that makes Wealth." DO IT NOW! TODAY! Open a Savings Bank Account. GET A HOME BANK FREE! The demand fur Kuildino Lots in Bemidji continues unabated. We still have a largg number of Kim* Residence Lots. huwt\er in all parts of the city. Yon couKl haw lioWghJ cheaper a few months ago. but von will not be able to bnv cheap a few months from now. Bemidji Townsite& Improvement Co, JOHN F. GIBBONS. Local Agent. IWWWWWWWV^^^^^^^MMMM^MAMMM^MI SIGN S it A lyL I XI) S I IIV ave uoiv OJH-U A until in (ttti'iiilninv at all tiuas. Come and see our ..WALL PAPER.. 'You eboose fi'om a ear lot. Finest line ever' sbi'ppetl intu Northern 'Minnesota. ..LIEN0 WAL FINISH.. We handle it in bulk you.jlo not have to pay a big price for worthless packages, but get full weight: All colors, So per [wind in and o0-ponn lots, 7e per pound. Why not trade whero.you can get the most for your money? c-^^^^^^^^^^ & & _ 9 JUiMMMk The Pioneer Prints MORE NEWS than any other news paper between Duluth ami Crodkston. it- Paul and the North Pole. TEN CENTS PER WEEK ...CHOICE LOTS... Grow More Valuable Every Day I A Specialty Dan ainf Kn'itina. M. C. JONES. 1 Springfield, 111., July 7.Thomas P. Watson of Georgia for president and I Thomas H. Tibbies of Nebraska for vice president is the ticket nominated i bvthe Populists. The committee on resolutions. In Its report to the convention, reafllrmed adherence to the basic truths of the i Omaha platform of 1892 and of the subsequent platforms of 1890 and 19U0. The platform demands that all i money shall be Issued by the "govern-" ui( nl In such quantities' as shall main I tain a stability in prices, every dollar to be a full legal tender, none of which shall be a debt redeemable In other money, and adds: "We feel that Intelligent organiza tion of labor is the standard motes the -iefficiency" i t^',,y^e'Vaiu,ir,~raiseVsdanpro.etittha,Intelligencworkmanshiplessentialo maniHci1 Savings Department First National Bank, Bemidji, Minn. Capital and Surplus, 30,000. W. Ha--tiii-.' Pros. P. Sheldon, Vice-Pres. A. P. White. Cashier.