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VOLUME 2. NUMBER 180
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10 dozen Ladies' Pants (vests have all
been sold) colors- white, blue and pink
sale price, each 45c
1 lot, Children's Wool Underwear (most
ly pants and drawers) sale price 10|o dis
1 lot Children's $2.00 vici kid, Goodyear
welt Shoes sale price, per pair $1.75
1 lot Misses' light box calf Shoes Good
year welt sale price, per pair $2.00
1 lot Infants' Shoes worth up to 75 cts
sale price, per pair 50c
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Ticket Shoe Store
Ladies who up to the present time have not
found just whai they want in the late styles of
Fine Footwear will be more than repaid if they
will call and see our distinctive and exclusive
models in Gun Metal and Patent Leather Walk
ing Boots. Nifty, Snappy, New Shapes. Another
invoice just received ot that popular O. K. last
i Bring your repairing here
we have engaged an artist in this line.
We have now in connection with the &toie a hist class le
pair shop and are prepared to do jour work promptly and
ffive yon conscientious service and ex pet work. Custom
woik a specialty.
Straw's Shoe Store.
Swedback Bknk 403 Beltrami Ave
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DR. F. E. BRINKMAN,
OFFICE HOURS 10 a. m. to Noon, and 1 to 5.30 p. m.
Offlce-SWEDBACK Bill IMNO.
Are Chiropractic Adjustments the same a.s OsteopaiU Treattn "-as?
No. The Chiropractic and the Osteopath both aim to put in place
that which is out of place, to ri^ht that which is wrong, but the Path-
ology Diagnosis, Prognosis and Movements are entirely diffeient.
One of my patients, Mr. W. A. Casler, has taken both Chiiopractic
and Osteopoth treatments. The Chiropractic i ten times more direct
in the adjustments and the results getting health ten times moi thor-
ough in one tenth of the time than an Osteopath would.
Thursday, Friday end
Thursday morning will be the beginning of our
Great Cleaning-Up Sale on broken lines of Fall
Goods. Everthing offered will be Fresh Fall
Merchandise, but will be the last of our pur-
chase as we want to clean up all broken lines
to make room for our Holiday Display.
1 lot Men's Douglas Shoes
stamped $4.00 sale price,
Outing Flannel.All short ends in 12c
and 15c Outings sale price, per yard
Dress Ginghams.12c Dress Ginghams,
all new fall patterns we bought too many
pieces sale price, per yard ($C
Rugby Foot Balls, each 85c to $1.00
Face Powder.1 lot 50c Face Powder
sale price, per box 25c
We show a complete line of Rubbers and
1 lot Men's Fine Undewear
worth up to $6 a suit sale
price 25 per cent discount.
Colonel Henry Watterson and family
Sailed from New York Wednesday on
the steamer Oceanic for Liverpool
Miss Clara Conway, one of the best
known woman editors the South,
ib dead at Memphis after an illness of
James Cooney, ex-congressman of
the Seventh Missouri district, is dead
at Mai shall, Mo, of pneumonia after
JI short illness
A number of the ships on the Rus
sian naval programme for next year
will be laid down abroad and several
of them will piobably be constructed
in the United States.
Ambassador Storer has cabled the
state department from Vienna that the
Austro Hungarian government is will
mg to participate in the second Hague
peace conference called by President
Dr Thomas Drown, president of
Lehigh university, is dead at Bethle
hem, Pa President Drown submitted
to a surgical operation last week and
his condition continued critical until
the time of his death.
THE SECRET OF SUCCESS
'No, Sir! You cannot palm off any substitutes
on me. I've been using August Flowersince
I was a boy, and I'll have no other."
tfForty million bottles of August Flower
sold in the United States alone since its
introduction And the demand for it is
(still growing. Isn't that a fine showing
of success? Don't it prove that August
Flower has had unfailing success in the
cure of indigestion and dyspepsiathe
worst enemies of health and happiness?
i JDoe it not afford the best evidence that
August Flower is a sure specific for all
stomach and intestinal disorders ?that it
is the best of all liver regulators?
August Flower has a matchless record
of over 35 years in curing the ailing mil
lions of these distressing complaints,
qTwo sizes, 25c and 75c. All druggists.
Sold by A, Gilmour & Co. A
The Bemidii Daily Pioneer
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1904.
OUTCOME OF INQUIRY
FEDERAL OFFICIALS IN ALASKA
REMOVED BY ORDER OF
ACTION AFFECTS THREE PERSONS
MARSHAL AT NOME AND TWO
DISTRICT JUDGES LOSE
Washington, Nov 17 President
Roosevelt has removed from office
Frank H. Richards, United States mar
shal for the Nome district in Alaska,
and has requested the resignation of
Judges Alfred S. Moore of the Nome
district and Melville C. Brown of the
This action is the result of the in
vestigation of the Alaska judiciary
made lecently by Assistant Attorney
WAR DEPARTMENT'S REPLY.
Work of Making Soldier's Clothes
Goes to Lowest Bidder.
Washington, Nov. 17.Quaitermas-
ter General Humphreys has reported
to the secretary ot war that in his
judgment the revised statutes requne
the allotment of the contract foi the
making of soldiers' clothing at the
Schuylkill arsenal, Philadelphia, to
prhate contractors who aie the lowest
Jfcldeis The piesident and the sec
retary of war are desnous of retaining
the work in the hands of women, mam
ly widows and orphans of solJieis,
who have made this clothing smt
the Civil wai Secretary Tait ha
submitted General Humphievb iepoU
to the pieside/nt, who, turn, has re
ferred it to the judge advocate geneial
of the aimy with instructions to learn
whether he can, without violating tno
statute, continue the work in the hands
of the women
PROPERTY WORTH $2,000,000.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Decides im
Milwaukee, Nov. 17.The right of
over 100 families, involving nearly 6u0
people, to occupy tke land which they
and their predecessois obtained fiom
Jacob Muza on Jones island, in thib
city, twenty years ago was confix ined
in a decision handed down by the vVis
consin supieme court in the case of
Xaver Jeka against the Illinois Steel
company. While the steel company
held the leeord title to the propeity,
Jeka claimed the title to his propeity
by adverse possession, on the ground
that he had lived theie continuously
twenty years, having obtained the title
from Jacob Muza, once owner of al
most the entire island. The property
occupied by the settlers on the island
is said to be valued at appioximatc
FRENCH CABINET CRISIS.
Resignation of War Minister May End
Pans, Nov. 17.The stability of the
entire cabinet is considered to be se
riously threatened by the resignation
of the war minister, General An die
Reports are in circulation that Mai me
Minister Pelletan, Foieign Minister
Delcasse and other mmisteis are about
to resign, but those who aie close
these ministers say the reports are
unfounded However, it is conceded
that the cabinet as a whole is not like
ly to survive long The private view
of some of the best informed persons
within ministerial circles is that a new
cabinet will be formed in the course
of the next three weeks It is consid
ered certain that Foreign Minister
Delcasse will remain in the reorgan
SITUATION IS QUIETER.
Government in Control of Affairs at
Rio Janeiro, Nov. 17.The city is
quieter, though there is some disturb
ance among the rabble and a few stuk
ers among the shipping are causing
General Travassas, who was elected
by the military cadets to succeed Gen
eral Constallent, their deposed com
mandant, is expected to die from the
wound which he received in the en
counter between the cadets and the
soldiers and police
The church officials declare in the
most positive manner that while they
agitated against compulsory vaccina
tion they did not encourage any using
WILL RESIDE IN NEW YORK.
Judge Parker Opens a Law Office in
New York, Nov. 17Ex Judge Al
ton Parker, recent Democratic can
didate for president, opened a law of
fice in the building at 320 Liberty j
street in this city during the day At
the same time he announced that he
had become a resident ot the city
that Mrs Parker would join him short
ly and that they would at once secure
a home in the city. He said that he
had not entered into partnership with
anyone and would practice law alone.
Twin City Day at St. Louis.
St Louis, Nov. 17.St. Paul and
-Minneapolis celebrated Twin City day
at the exposition Wednesday The.
day's ceremonies included an official i
call upon President Francis in the ad
ministration building by Mayor J.
Haynes of Minneapolis, Hon H.
I Striver, representing Mayor-Robert A.
Smith of St Paul, and the joint com
mittee appointed by the Commercial
clubs of the two cities
Tobacco for the Orient.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 17Eight hun
dred hogsheads of leaf tobacco, weigh
ing 3,200 tons and valued at $960,000,
will be shipped from this port to the
Orient by one of the Portland and Asi
atic liners next month The tobacco,
which fills eighty cars, is one of the
largest shipments of the article that
has ever left a Pacific coast port i
TRIAL OF NAN PATTERSON.
Work of Selecting a Jury From a Spe
cial Panel Begun.
New York, Nov 17In anticipation
of the beginning of the trial ot Nan
Patterson for the murder ot Cae&ai
Young, a baokmaker, thev criminal
branch of the supreme couit was
crowded With spectators when Justice
Vernon Davis took Jais seat on the
bench. There was onty a slight delay
before it was announced that every
thing for the opening of the tr^al ma&
in readiness. Miss Patteison, dressed
In black, was brought in by prison at
tendants and took a seat beside her
counsel, Abraham Levy and Daniel
O'Reilly Her father Randolph Pat
terson of Washington, had a seat with
in the bar enclosuie The work of se
lectmg a jury from a special panel
of 100 talesmen was begun at once
The examination of each talesman
was conducted with extreme thorough
ness and one man, who apparent1
had passed all the lequirements, was
turned away by the defense when he
said, in answer to a question, that he
had friendly feelings toward District
Elwood Hendncks, a broker, was
the first man to answer the questions
to the satisfaction of both the prose
cution and defense.
BRITISH INQUIRY AT HULL.
Witnesses Corroborate Evidence Al
Hull, Eng, Nov 17.On the res amp
tion of the boaid of tiade mquiiy into
the North sea incident the witnesses
merely corroborated the evidence al
The mate of the trawler Oceanic
testified that one of the big Rubsian
vessels remained behind after the hi
ing, but she did not speak to any or
the trawlers nor did she inquiie what
injury had been done Aftei waiting
for a half hour she sailed off
Asked by Dr, Woodhouse, counbei
for the Russian embassy, What
the Russians firing at
the matwe or 9
the trawler Forth replied. "At us, i
Dr Woodhouse elicited from another
witness that the Russian warships
whose searchlights were turned on
the trawlers did not fire
Skipper Haines of the tiawler Moul
mem said that at 6 o'clock in the
morning after the attack he saw a
battleship about three ship lengths
away, just like the Russian vessels
which fired on the trawlers.
IOWA BANK ROBBED.
Residents Held Up by Bandits While
Pals Loot Safe.
Boone la Nov 17 Four masked
men broke open the safe zn the I'aim
ers' bank at Boxholm and "escaped
with $1,200. The men used six charges
of nitroglycerine and completely
wrecked the safe and blew out the si 'e
of the bank building The residents
of the town were aroused, but the 10b
bers had posted sentinels among the
trees of the town and nothing could
Following the robbery the Central
telephone operator spread the alarm
and posses lrom Dayton, Boxholm and
Pilot Mound, nearby places, weie form
ed and the men were followed almost
two miles north of Boxholm Here
the trail was lost.
HAS TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE.
Crew of Disabled Schooner Rescued in
Halifax, N S., Nov. 17.While the
storm was at its height Monday night
the Newfoundland schooner Volun
tear, Captain Yetman, from Grace for
Sydney, stranded on Lmgen bar and
became a total loss. The crew spent
a terrible night on the ill fated craft,
over which the seas broke with great
fury. The vessel held together and
the crew was rescued in an exhausted
condition eaily Tuesday. The vessel
has been abandoned.
ALL TAKEN OUT SAFELY.
Several Hundred People Thrown Into
Panic by Fire.
New York, Nov. 17.Three hundred
men and guls employed in several
manufacturing, concerns in a fivestoiy
building on the Boweiy weie tiuowu
into a panic by fire, but by prompt
work on the part of the firemen and
volunteer rescuers all were taken out
in safety. The building was practical
ly destioyed Traffic was blocked for
half an hour
Liberty Bell Leaves St. Louis.
St Louis, Nov. 17Special farewell
exercises in honor of the Liberty bell,
which lor seveial months past has
been on exhibition in the Pennsylvania
building at the world's fair, were held
dunng the aay, at the conclusion of
which the honored lelic was staited
on its tup back to Philadelphia Vice
Piesident Fairbanks and Hon Joseph
Cannon, speaker of the national house
of lepiescntatives, made addresses.
Evidently Mistaken for Deer.
Ashland, Wis, Nov. 17.The body
of an inknown man was found a few
miles lrom Mellen, thirty miles south
of Ashland, during the morning. A
Li c,e biJ'ct wound in the body told the
1L of the unfortunate man's death.
Tl 1 'an are supposed to be those
of a Milwaukee business man who
c^e to Mel'en last Saturday to spend
a few dayb hunting in that vicinity.
ATTACK OF APOPLEXY
FORMER CONGRESSMAN BRECKIN-
RIDGE OF KENTUCKY SUD-
HIS CONDITION CONSIDERED SERIOUS
SECOND OCCURRENCE OF A SIM-
ILAR NATURE WITHIN THE
PAST FEW WEEKS.
Louisville, Nov 17 A Times special
from I^exington, Ky says
Colohel W. C. T. Breckinridge, the
noted lawyer and former congressman
from this district, was stricken while
at his desk in his office with an atta
of apoplexy and his condition is now
This js the second attack he hai
Suffered during the past few weeks.
LEW WALLACE DYING.
Distinguished Soldier and Author
Nearmg the End.
Crawfordsville, Ind, Nov. 17.In
spite of the denials that General Lew
Wallace is seriously ill the distinguish
ed soldier, diplomat and author is fast
approaching the end Members of the
family and close friends deny that his
trouble is cancer of the stomach, but
the denials are so ambiguous as to
leave little doubt that this is the real
General Wallace himself has given
up hope of recovery He has written
as much to friends within the past
month, and several of his comrades
in aims who have called upon him
have received a faiewell message from
TRAGEDY IN COURTROOM.
Chicago Man Shoots at Wife and
Child, Then Suicides.
Chicago, No/. 17While being ar
raigned in couit Chailes Shyck, a sa
loonkeeper, fired a revolver seveial
times at his wife and child and then
committed suicide The child was
wounded, but not senously. During
the shooting Mrs Shjck fell uncon
scious and was thought to have been
killed She, howe/er, had only faint
ed. When the woman revived her hus
band lay dead and the courtroom was
in wild confusion The charges on
which Shyck was being tried related
to a family disturbance.
GENERAL WADE ON BOARD.
Transport Thomas Arrives at San
Fiancisco From Manila.
San Fiancisco, Nov 17The army
transport I nomas, just aruved iiom
Manila, had on board Major Geneial
James Wade, the former military
commander of the Philippines, who
lately exchanged commands with Gen
General Wade says that the troops
now in the Philippines are merely on
gamson duty and that the military
government has been abolished except
in the Moro district, where there is a
commission of military and civil gov
MANY SOLDIERS KILLED.
Afghans Explode Russian Magazine
Lonaon, JNOV. 1/ A dispatch to the
Pall Mall Gazette from Moscow says
a telegiam leceived there tiom Baku
announces that trouble has occuned
between Russians and Afghans at
Kushk The Afghans, it is added,
exploded a Russian magazine and
many soldiers were killed.
As Kushk is situated a dozen miles
inside the Afghanistan frontier it is
hardly conceivable that there could be
a Russian magazine there.
BOYCOTT IS THREATENED.
Detroit Employers Demand Strike Be
Detroit, Nov 17.As a result of the
strike tor increased wages on the part
of metal polishers and buhers employ
ed by, the Clayton & Lambeit Manu
factunng company, the Detioit Em
ployeis' association has issued an ul
timatum that unless the strike is im
mediately called off members of the
associavion will refuse to employ or
continue in their employ any member
of the Metal Pohbhers and Buffers'
Local Union No 1.
STATE FAIR PROFITS BIG.
Last Wisconsin Show the Best Paying
Madison, Wis, Nov. 17.The Wis
consin state fair at Milwaukee last
September paid the best of any fair
that ever was held in the state, accord
ing to the financial statement of John
M. True, secretary of the state board
of agncultuie. The board has on hand
a balance of $23,857 66, while the to
tal disbui sements since the first of the
year amounted to $61,982 52. The ag
gregate receipts at the fair were $85,-
Train Wrecker Sentenced.
Butte, Mont, Nov 17.Albert Red
mond, the man who tore up the track
of the Columbia Falls cutoff two
months ago in an effort to dissuade the
Great Northern railroad from crossing
his laud without his consent and caus
ing a disastrous wreck in which sev
eral persons were injured, was con
victed in the district court of malicious
mischief, and was given two years in
the penitentiary at Deer Lodge He
refused to employ counsel, and con
ducted his own case.
Situation at Fall River.
Fall River, Mass Nov. 17 There
was no practical change in the mill
situation Qurmg the o.ay. The mills
generally sta ted up short handed as
on Monday and Tuesday and a num
ber of them continued to run during
the forenoon. The manufacturers
claim to have made slight gains over
the first two days of the week, but
these claims are not admitted by the
The Pioneer Prints
than any other news
paper between Duluth
and Crookston. fct Paul
and the North l'ole
TEN CENTS PER WEEK
REGU1 1TIONS ISSUED.
Russian Vessels Allowed Free Passage
Suez, Nov. 17.The governor has
summoned a meeting of the consuls
and has asked them to inform chippuig
agents that during the passage through
the canal of the ships of the Russian
second Pacific squadron all vessels
proceeding northward will be stopped,
allowing the Russian warships free
passage, and that all vessels must
stringently be ordered to rehain flora
throwing anything into the canal whue
the warships are passing and from e,
gaging in demonstrations of any sort.
ALL FOREIGNERS WELL.
Private Letter From Port Arthur Re
ceived at Chefoo.
Chefoo, Nov. 17A private letter
received during the afte.ncci from
Port Aithur requests the Associated
Press to publish a statement to tno
effect that all the foreigners there a*e
well and that none ot them has le
ceived any wounds during the fight
Fifth" Member of Commission.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 17lne king
of Portugal, it is believed heie, will be
selected to name the fLth member of
the international commibbion whicii 10
to inquire into the Noith eta incident,
in the event that the foui admirals tail
to agree on the selection ot the fiitn
member. MESSAGES OF IMPGHTAKGE
TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER CAR-
RIED DISPATCHES FrtOM
Chefoo, Nov 17It is rumored that
the Russian torpedo boat cesuo
Rastoropny, which has i-.ut miu iui
port, brought a dispatch noui uei.c ai
Stoessel asking the St Peu.i~i t, a
thorities or instructions as to WIICL^^.
he would continue to hoid out, avtcU
ing relief, or make immedi.ie i.aij0^
ments with the Japanese j.01 &- ...n-v.
upon the most advantageous icuc J-.
sible. This iumoi can^oi. ue
ed, but it is oDvioua uiu--u~,
patches ot the hignest i.u^o t...,*
would impel Geneiai bij^b&ci
the loss ot a warship b) s.tu..^
out upon such a mission in ua
the rigid blockade maintain: on.
Arthur by the Japanese neet.
The captain ot the Kasto.upny h,.3
notified the Chinese autiioiii.^0 i-^
he will disarm. It is believed UJ. U.
decision was arrived at atter couu
nicating with St Petersburg
There is reason to believe tL_t ~~j
anese cruisers have been watch-.-,-,
port, although a steamei vu^i K..
just arrived saw no Japanese wai vw
The commander of the Rastoiopn
in an interview on his adventu.ou.
"1 left Port Arthur-at midnight
blinding snow storm. The boat
navigated through all the dange
floating mines without a mishap
reaching the open sea we saw a ja
anese cruiser and some toipedo bo_tA
in the distance, but we were su-am-u^
rapidly through the storm wuh iigji*
extmgushed and passed them unuo
ticed. We reached Chefoo wuhout a
mishap of any kind."
The commander of the torpedo boat
destroyer was optimistic wi. ie.
ence to Port Arthur He decidee uiai.
all the forta remained Hussion
hands and that the gai nson wa^ io
fident and in good spirits.
The former Russian governor 01
Port Dalny, Sakharoft, died recent
ly at Port Arthur of enteric fevei.
Optimism of Officers Overdrawn.
The Rastoropny enteied Chefoo with
a music box playing a spngntiy a.-
and the savory odoi ot a biea.vfa
steak, appaiently testifying to tfie x 1
that Port Arthui still enjoys ne*-i
meat. The destroyer sped in uive a**
arrow at fa 50 a. m. and anchored a it.
hundred yaids abaft the uiii.tu suuto
cruiser New Orleans, flagbnip o. .ueai
Admiral Folger, commanuei 01 uio
cruiser squadion of the Abiat^ Lctu
The Chinese cruiser raised steam vVi.i.
in twenty minutes and tame co^e 10
the Rastoropny Captain Cnmg 01 the
Haiyung boarded her and hUa a b.icL
conference with Commu.ntlei Pfc*em
Ensign Wamwught, Reai Admnai i-o.
ger's aide, boarded the Hasto.OtiU^ im
mediately but he and Captain i^h n,
were not invited to enter the La^co
ropny's cabin, although a Lhz~ard
cutting their taces
Captain Ching notified Commander
Pelem that twenty foui hours was tuo
limit of the time he could leiuain a
ed at Chefoo, after which the Ra-to
ropny would be compelled to disa.ni.
While delivering the ultimatum the
Russian sailors, who beemed to b-i
healthy and care free, continue 1 s1
ing the torpedo tubes, which we.e
Following the conference with Cap
tain Ching the Rastoropny was moved
further in, to the old anchoiage of tue
torpedo boat destroyer Ryeohite.ni,
where the Russian consul boaided the
Rastoropny and brought her dispatches
The Russian officers are reticent, but
they say the condition of Poit Aithur
is as good as it was two months ago.
They also deny the report that the
Russian armored cruiser Ba^an has
been sunk, though they admit that a
shell damaged her engines, which are
being repaired. Russian cruisers come
out of Port Arthur d'-ily, the battle
ships remaining the haibor The
overdrawn optimism of the officers, it
Was asserted here, made it obvious
that their story was rehearsed before
It was given to the public
Will Overtake First Division.
LIbau, Nov 17.The second divis-^
ion of the Russian second Pacific
squadron sailed during the day The
division is expected to overtake Rear
Admiral Votlkersam's division by way
of the Suez canal i
Double Tracking Siberian Road, v^'
St Petersburg, Nov 17 Three hun-Z
dred engineers have already been dis
patched by Prince Hilkoff, minister of
railroads, in connection with the pre-J
liminary work of double tracking the