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Entered in the postofflce at Bemidji. Minn.,
as second class matter.
From practically every re
ligious denomination, all over the
country, the cry is going up that
there are not enough recruits for
the ministry to satisfy the de
mand, with the result that many
small churches have to be al
most abandoned, and the plea is
made for more young men to
enter that profession, says the
St. Paul Dispatch. At the same
time, the average pay now being
offered to clergymen is about
$600 a year, and every minister
is recommended to acquire a
wife to share part of the labors
of his position, and he is ex.tent,
pected to support her and him
self on that stipend. The
scarcity of ministers is not at all
surprising. Add to this con
dition the fact that every de
nomination has on its hands a
large and increasing number of
men really superannuated, who
eagerly seek any vacancy that
occurs, and the situation is
alluring to those already in
clerical orders or who con
template entering the profession
It might be expected that the
reduction of the supply would
increase the demand and ins
directly raise the pay, but
nothing of the sort has occurred.
The young licentiate.can look for
little better than a chance to
supply three pulpits on the
same day, being obliged to travel
some thirty miles in all kinds of
weather and over all sorts of
roads, for the recompense above
mentioned. To be sure, he has
the advantage of half fare on the
railroads and a discount from the
usual price of merchandise, but
that is only a palliative of the
real hardship of his situation.
0!me of the cloth is authority
for the statement that the pre
vailing prosperity has not been
shared by the church, and has
The people are making more
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A Body Builder
A Great Alterative
i 4 A Doctor's Medicine
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During the year 1906 we sold more lots in
Bemidji than any year previous.
lots for sale.
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hardly arrested the decline in
receipts for church purposes.
money, whether in business as
principals or as employes, but
the desire to "keep up the pace"
with their neighbor*!, in social
pleasure and outward show, has
fully used up the increase in
worldly wealth.
What can the poor preacher do,
with the church receipts in many
cases actually falling off and his
own revenue declining, as a
necessary consequence? And,
at the same time, a generally
higher scale of prices and per
haps a little of the worldly desire
to hve as do his equals, accent
tuate the difficulty. His lot is
not a pleasant one, if he is one of
the great average in his pro
fession, and he is certainly en
titled to the sympathy of fellow
mortals. Perhaps some ot them
will help him study his case with
a view to its betterment.
Harken now to the "storm of
protest," the "wail of discon
"and the "righteous demand
of the people" that will issue
from OasB Lake, Thief River
Falls, and some few others. For
the senate committee on normal
schools has laid over the Gunn
bill providing for a normal school
at Cass Lake, without even a hint
of recommendation, and has
treated in the same manner the
Hanson measure calling for the
establishment of a normal school
the Great Northern between
Duluth and East Grand Forks
"between Dan and Beersheba,"
as an exchange puts itand it
looks doubtful whether the
school will be created at all by
this legislature. This is a shame,
a it would have been interesting
had the Hanson bill gone through,
to note the way the ultimate de
termination of the site would be
accepted by the claimants that
lost out.Crookston Times.
If Bemidji loses out in this
normal school proposition, the
Times can rest assured there
will be no "storm of protest,"
etc from this city. We are good
losers, and are willing at
times to have the claims of this
city left to any impartial body of
men and, futhermore, we have
no fear of the result of such
Oommm. aensa is the average sensi
bility and intelligence of men undis
turbed by htdiYttueJ peculiarities.W.
R. Alger.
t-LE 1 IS
The Fast Mail
E. E.OChamberlain
The future of Bemidji is assured and
those intending to make this their home
should not fail to purchase residence lots
at this time. We also have a few good business
St Paul, March 2 The house put
In a working day. When the morning
session opened J. A. Dalzell of Mor
ton moved that all business be dis
pensed with and that the house go at
once to general orders. The speaker
Insisted that some of the matters be
fore the house be disposed of, and
Dalzell withdrew his request, but at
noon the house took a recess until 2
m, and in the afternoon the house
In committee of the whole, with
Wals of Perham in the chair, recom
mended forty bills for passage.
The house passed H. No 278 by
Hlggins, a memorial to congiess for
constitutional convention to propose
amendment for election of senators
by direct vote of the people.
Provisions for testing the sight and
hearing of pupils of the schools of the
state are made in a bill introduced in
the house by B. H. Timberlake of Min
neapolis It provides that the state
board of health shall provide test
cards, blanks, record books and other
Instruments for testing the sight and
hearing, and that these shall be sent
with proper instructions to the super
tntendents, principals and teachers of
the schools They shall make exami
nations of all the pupils and notify the
parents of any defects the pupil may
save and also make a written report to
the state board of health.
Three bills for the regulation of
Bleeping car transportation were in
troduced in the house by J. A Dalzell
Prohibits Giving of Tips.
One of them prohibits the giving of
any tips or gratuities by passengers
on any railroad train or electric rail
way to any employe of the road Vio
lation of this provision is made a mis
Another bill provides that the rate
ttharged for upper berths on sleeping
cars shall not exceed 75 per cent of
the price charged for lower berths
The third bill requires the sleeping
car companies to furnish a safe where
raluables of passengers may be stored
Strike breaking, both by force or
arms and by the Importation of work
men not advised of the existence of
the stiike, is prohibited by a bill in
troduced by Senator Ray Farrmg
ton of 0~tonville.
The bill provides that it shall be
unlawful to induce workmen to change
from one place to another in the state
or to bring them into the state to
in any department of labor
through false or deceptive representa
tions, false advertising or false pre
tenses concerning the kind of work
or the sanitary or other conditions of
employment or as to the existence
a strike, lockout or other trouble pend
Ing between employer and employe A
fine of not to exceed $2,000 or impris
onment not to exceed one year is fixed
as the punishment for a violation of
this section
A bill to make Insurance companies
Issuing employers' liability policies
directly liable to employes covered by
the policy and providing that settle
ments of claims for damages for in
juries between the employed and the
employers shall not release the compa
nies from liability under the insur
ance, are provisions of a bill intro
duced by Senator Albert Shaller ot
Appointment of Inspectors.
The appointment of city and village,
Inspectors of gas, electric light, heat
and water meters is provided for in a
bill Introduced by Senator E Cash
man of Owatonna
Senator E Du Toit of Chaska in
troduced a bill changing the require
ments for signatures to petitions to
county commissioners for the con
Btruction of drainage ditches. The
present law requires such petitions to
be signed by six or more of the land
owners whose lands will be liable to
be affected by or assessed for the con
struction of the ditch Senator Du
Toit's bill provides that the petition
shall be signed by at least 25 per cent
of such owners.
The receipt of a number of requests
from Duluth jobbers for an adjourn
ment of the hearing on the distance
tariff bills before the senate railroad
committee led a sharp tilt between
Senator Calhoun of Minneapolis
and Senator T. E Cashman of Owa
tonna on the question of postponing
the hearing.
Senator Calhoun, after the requests
had been read, moved that the hear
ing be postponed for one week at the
request of the Duluth people, and Sen
ator Cashman objected. After a
heated argument the hearing was ad
journed to next Friday
The values of the state's mineral
properties were considered by theJlim
joint committee appointed to investi
gate the state's rights in pine and
mineral lands. The testimony given
was Intended to show that the state
is receiving too little for its ore when
It gets 25 cents per ton The opinion
was expressed also that if the freight
rates were lower there would be more
inducement for independent miners to
explore and mine and the state could
get better rates for its iron ore.
Millers' Boat CuMtoxuerB.
The forty odd million sacks of flour
consumed yearly in the United King
dom are mainly eaten in the form of
bread. In the houses of the rich and
In the best hotels bread is sparingly
eaten, but among the middle classes
and in workmen's homes It forms a
considerable portion of the diet. As
the latter class predominate and as
their families are the most numerous,
it is not improbable that the children
under sixteen consume about three
fifths of the total flour sold in the
United Kingdom. In a commercial
sense, therefore, the children are the
millers' best friends.London Milling.
Copyright, 1906, by Cliarles W. Hooke
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had been a bad Saturday for
Billy Allenwood Somebody hadn't
come downtown that day. Some
body else, a bookkeeping creature
for the other, had no authority to ad
vance money on uncompleted serial
ptories. Billy made the rounds, but
there was no money anywhere, and
when he went to take Dorothy Vinceut
to dinner he had only $3 in his pocket.
Dorothy was an orphan and an heir
ess. She received a check on the friht
of every month, but, though there are
few characters so strong as not to be
affected by security and regulanty of
Income, Dorothy remained a good bo
hemian and as reckless with money as
you could wish your dearest friend to
be. She reveled in rich and dainty
fabrics, which she transformed by her
own art and labor into the most be
witching garments. On this particular
evening she wore a tenderly exquisite
creation in a giay tone, and carried a
little gray purse which contained her
all, the sum of 85 cents. This purse
was intrusted to Billy's care
A strange subject of discussion oc
cupied them at dinner and on the way
to Dorothy's house Billy had an op
portunity to join with two other men
in starting a magazine, of which he
was to be editor, but they stipulated
that he should contribute $1,500 to the
capital. Impossibility is not defined in
any dictionary so adequately as by that
statement. Billy could not have raised
1,500 cranberries at a dollar a bushel
but Dorothy could raise dollars, and
she insisted that she should be per
mitted to disturb her meager patri
mony to the extent required and be
come a partner in the enterprise She
would lend the money to Billy and go
shares with him To him, however, her
little fortune was the only redeeming
feature of a world otherwise ill ordered
beyond the power of language to de
scribe. He knew what miseries she
thus escapedfew men knew better
than Billyand he would sooner have
disturbed the law of gravitation which
holds us to the world than have dis
lodged the anchor of Dorothy's safety
He was telling her so in very elo
quent language as they strolled along
when they were suddenly aware of a
flurry in the throng and the quick
gathering of a crowd A man had
fallen from the platform of a crowded
car and now sat on the curbstone,
dazed and bleeding It seemed that
there had been an attempt to pick his
pocket and that the thief, detected,
had pushed his intended victim to the
street. As usual, the car had gone on,
leaving only the most contiadictory
rumors in its wake.
The man was under middle age and
of a very prosperous appearance, a
gentleman evidently, for he showed
himself superior to his mishap, even
though it had bereft him of a good
share of his consciousness Before any
one had raised a hand to help him he
got upon his feet with a certain dig
nity, though the dullness of his eyes
showed that his wits were whirling.
He found a cardcase his pocket,
after somnambulous fumbling, gave a
card to a cabman, and when the door
of the vehicle had been opened got in
unassisted Cabby mounted to the box
and drove away.
It was only a few blocks from that
spot to Dorothy's house At the door
she said, "You have my purse, Billy."
But, alas, he hadn't it.
"Never mind," said she cheerily.
"There was next to nothing in it Good
Billy said "Good night" and walked
down the street.
"I must have dropped it where that
fellow was hurt," said he to himself,
and the recollection that the purse was
gray, the tint of asphalt paving, gave
absurd encouragement. So he re
turned to the scene of the accident,
praying for a miracle, but he did not
find the purse Instead, he found a
sealed envelope, set up against the
curb as if by design and most excel
lently placed to avoid observation.
There was nothing either printed or
written upon the envelope except this
Billy held it as almost a certaintj
that this was a note which had been
raneci, ana in the course ~of the week
Billy put the note away a drawer
of his writing table and forgot it. Far
more pressing matters claimed his at
tention Dorothy was called to her
home in the west, and a harrowing
fear tormented Billy that, despite the
positive commands that he had laid
upon her, she had gone to get money
for the magazine. Meanwhile the
scheme boiled.
One afternoon, following a confer
ence upon the all important topic, Billy
returned to his home so crazed with
enthusiasm that, happening to find the
lean, old serving moid dusting his
^Sfc^fl*.*^ -w-jfo
room, ne began to deliver an oration
to her on the subject of magazine pub
lication. His eloquence produced an
unexpected effect, for the voma be
came wildly excited and finally fell to
the floor In a sort of fit. Then Billy
ran for the landlady, with whoe as
sistance he carried the hysterical
servant to her room
Returning to his own place after this
unusual exercise he sat do vn to reCect
upon the strange happenings that had
recently varied the monotony of his ex
istence and was presently confionted
by one that overtopped the others
topped ev ikl remember
to have
1 si dreamland
There was upon the desk a paper
weight of pimtjd porcelain, a Christ
mas prssent from Dorothy and very
dear to his heart Protiuding from
beneath it he now beheld something
green, and this green substance proved
to be four bank notes, each of the de
nomination of $500
"Dear, dear little girl," he said aloud,
and the tears rushed into 1 is eyes
This was not money any more, it was
her love, and he laid down his head
on these poor counters in the pretty
game of trade and kissed them.
Presently he arose, put the money
into his safest pocket and strode away
to Dorothy's house, where he was in
formed that Miss Vincent had not yet
returned to town. Billy knew better.
He perceived a trick and instantly
formulated one of his own He tele
graphed to Dorothy in the west (though
he knew she wasn't there) as follows:
I can't take it, Dorothy, but you're the
greatest girl in the world.
In the early evening came this reply:
You must. But how did you find out
about it? DOROTHY
To which he responded
I have the money and will hold it for
you. I cannot use it as you wish
At 1 o'clock in the morning the door
bell clanged, and Billy received this
Impossible. Did not mall check till to
day. Can't understand what you mean.
Billy had not money enough to con
tinue this correspondence by wire with
out breaking one of the $500 bills, so he
wrote a long letter which he mailed
about daybreak, and by the last de
livery that afternoon he received Dor
othy's letter, full of subtle persuasion
and inclosing her check for $1,500
Three days later came Dorothy herself,
and the thrilling conversation which
ensued she denied in the most explicit
manner all knowledge of the larger
It will be remembered that Louis XI
of France had many solemn forms of
adjuration, only one of which he held
to be binding, and he would never tell
which of them it was Few men have
been so clever as Louis, but nearly all
women are Protestation with mental
reservation is the natural weapon of
the sex. As a student of human nature
Billy Allenwood knew this, and, though
he held Dorothy to be the flawless
pearl of womanhood, he still could not
free his mind of the notion that the
four big bank notes had once been
hers. It was therefore with an in
definable disfavor, a sense of some
thing gone from his own soul, that he
at last paid down the $2,000 into the
capital of the gieat scheme
The $1,500 which was confessedly
Dorothy's was placed in bank, but in
the early days, when the scheme
seemed surely winning, Billy lost his
balance wheel, veered to the delusion
that he had foolishly shut Dorothy out
from the gieatest oppoitumty of her
life and at last permitted her to invest
her money. Then came the later days,
the days of disappointment, of ex
penses marvelously swollen and re
ceipts miraculously shrunk
On the blackest of black days, when
Billy had left the office merely to get
away from it and not because his
work was done, he was awaie of a re
membered face in the crowd, and a
name leaped into his mind.
"I beg your pardon, sir," said he
'Are you Mr Mousoud?"
*No," replied the stranger, with a
touch of excellent courtesy even in
so small a matter.
"I happened to be present when you
met with an accident two or three
months ago," said Billy, "and after
ward I found a letter on the spot," and
he described the occurrence
"It was mine," said the other, who
seemed surprised and even more
amused. "May I ask what has be
come of It?"
"I have It at my rooms," answered
Billy* "WouU you care to come with
me and get it?"
"If you were on your way there,
yes," said he.
There followed an introduction
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