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VOLUME 2. NUMBER 67
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Bengal Strawberries, Red Tap price.
Blueberries, Red Tap price '5c Catsup
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??
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
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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.
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,-
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
Concede Parker's Nomination.
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
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
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
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
Mr. Snyder, United States charge at
Bogota. Colombia, has cabled the state
department that General Reyes has
been declared elected president of
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
National Democratic Convention
Refuses to Seat Delegate
MENT AT SEA.
AFFAIR TAKES PLACE NEAR 6ENSAN
REPORTS IN CIRCULATION SAY
VLADIVOSTOK SQUADRON IS
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
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
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
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
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
NAVAL BATTLE RUMOR! JOHN HAY THE ORATOR
SEMI-CENTENNIAL OF THE BIRTH
OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
CEREMONY OCCURS AT JACKSON, MICH.
6PEAKER CANNON AND SENATOR
FAIRBANKS AMONG NOTA-
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
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-
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
BAILEY IS AGREED ON.
Texan Will Be Permanent Chairman
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
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.
A lyL I XI) S I
IIV ave uoiv OJH-U
A until in (ttti'iiilninv at all tiuas.
Come and see our
'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?
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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
-iefficiency" i t^',,y^e'Vaiu,ir,~raiseVsdanpro.etittha,Intelligencworkmanshiplessentialo
First National Bank,
Capital and Surplus, 30,000.
W. Ha--tiii-.' Pros. P. Sheldon, Vice-Pres.
A. P. White. Cashier.
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