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Home Talent Acts to Be Put on For
Three Nights at the Brink
man Theatre.
Dorothy Humes and Donna Lycan as
Headliners in Duets "Oh, John"
and Til Meet You."
Have Been Secured for Return En
gagement One Concert Only
On October 21.
For three nights next week, Be
midji will be treated to home talent
vaudeville in the Brinkman theatre.
Miss Dorothy Humes, of Cass Lake,
has been in the city several weeks
training the young people who a*e
to take part in the various numbers
and those who have seen the rehears
als say that the Bemidji vaudeville
will surpass anything ever seen on a
local stage.
Miss Humes has had some experi
ence as a director and in August had
charge of a week of vaudeville in
Cass Lake that drew a packed house
every night and netted the Commer
cial club a nice sum of money. About
thirty Bemidji people saw the final'
Cass Lake performance and decided
then that Bemidji had as much talent
as any other Minensota city and could
put on vaudeville also. The num
bers to be produced next week are
the-result of the resolution and a
large amount of Work.
The program for Monday evening
was announced this morning and is
as folows
Opening chorus"The Skeleton
Colonial act.
Song and chorus"Teasing
Dutch dance.
Duets by Dorothy Humes and
Donna Lycan.
Chorus"Dear Old Moonlight."
The "Skeleton Rag" will be sung
by the entire chorus. Ruth Wight
man will be featured in "Teasing
Moon" and will be assisted by a
chorus of Ivis Roberts, Servia Mc
Kusick, Gladys Vie, Grace Peterson
and Arabelle Neal. Vera Cutter and
Vera Dempsey will do the Dutch
dance and will be assisted by Louis
Brown, violinist. Dorothy Humes
and Donna, Lycan will sing "I'll Meet
You at Half Past Two" and" Oh,
John." These two duets made a hit
at Cass Lake.
The programs for Tuesday and
Wednesday evenings have not yet
been arranged but some of the num
bers will be a Yiddisher skit by
Ralph Lycan and William Chichest
er "Rum Turn Tiddle" by a mixed
chorus composed of Nanga Tagley,
Arvilla Kenfield, Izetta Fisher, Clara
Nangle, Wilbur Lycan, By Russell,
Delbert Elletson, and Maurice Ryan
"Oh You Circus Day" by Dorothy
Humes, Fred Chamberlain and entire
chorus and a chorus song "On Moon
light Bay.
The Hallowells Are Coming.
The vaudeville is being put on for
the Episcopal church building fund.
The church has also arranged to
bring the Hallowell Concert com
pany to Bemidji for a return engage
ment on October 21. This company
was here for two concerts in the
spring and gave such satisfaction to
music lovers that they were urged to
During the spring engagement, the
company played two concerts each
evening and an admission of twenty
five cents was charged to each. When
here for the Episcopal church the
.company will play but one concert
.and the charge will be fifty cents for
:adults and twenty-five cents for
children. The guarantee to the com
pany is so high that 300 tickets
anust be sold before the church will
break even.
With the concert company will be
J. Lester Haberkorn, the soloist who
pleased so many in the spring by
his interpretation of his songs. Mr.
Haberkorn is said to have the most
pleasing make voice that has been
heard in Bemidji for some time. The
company is composed of nine musi
cians and plays such' classical num
bers as the "Raymond", "William
Tell" and "Poet and Peasant" over
tures, together with solos by mem
bers of the company with aCCOmpanl-
Gotham GambUr Says He Quits
Because of Rosenthal Murder.
ments by the others. The harp solos
were especially well received in the
former engagement.
The Hallowells will be in Bemidji
one night only, October 21.
Snake Serum Ordered.
It is reported in the Lancet that
the chief medical officer of one of the
Austrian army corps has recently or*
dered the use of Calmette's serum
against serpent bites, and a fairlj
large stock of it has now been Issued
to each regiment in the south of th
empire. The men and the medical
officers are Instructed In the use o|
It, and regular inspections of th
stock, as well as lectures on tlurnat
ural history of the poisonous kindi
of serpents, are provided for. In ad
dition to the serum, the various ap
pliances necessary for its proper ap
plication have been supplied to th
army hospitals. Hitherto much de
pendence has been placed on the
treatment of such injuries by alcohol
and the application of permanganate
of potash.
Owes Life to Hfa Horse.
Frank Tracy, of Wallingford, Conn.,
claims that his life was saved by his
horse Starlight. He went to Oak
dale tavern, three miles away, with
load of baggage and was so badly
chilled on the return that he fell in
an unconscious condition into hie
wagon. His horse, turning corners
with unerring accuracy, brought
Tracy to his place of business, where
aid was promptly afforded. After
working over him for two hours the
doctors pronounced him out of dan
ger. Tracy says the horse will never
have to haul another load. The horse
had the home instinct so many ani
mals have, and this led to the reliel
of his master.The Christian Herald
Preserve Old Elm Tree.
To carry out the general scheme for
the new capitol here it has become
necessary to move a giant elm.tree
which has stood on the grounds for
seventy-five years. The tree is to be
moved twenty feet, and to do this a
tunnel thirty feet wide will be dug.
The dirt around the tree for ten feet
in every direction will be left undis
turbed. The ditch or tunnel will ex
tend under the tree and timbers will
be set up on which the weight of the
tree will rest. When the ground is
frozen a small engine will pull the elm
to its new position.Madison (Wis.)
Correspondence St. Paul Pioneer*
Aids to Agriculturists.
The birds of field and forest It
America have been so thinned in num
bers that countless insects are no\
working havoc among the crops oi
grain and fruit. Hence bird culture
has been undertaken on a large scale
in some states." A wealthy philan
thropist of Michigan, near Detroit
has set apart 2,800 acres of land foi
the exclusive use and protection o1
.The Misses Regina Iverson and
Grace Ousley spent Saturday at Be
Conrad Brum was a Bemidji visit
or Saturday.
School opened Monday in District
No. 72 with Miss Brum of Climax as
Miss Lollie Smith who has spent
the past two weeks here returned to
Aure Friday.
John Dodge left for Oslo, Minn.,
Friday to be there for some time.
Miss Eflfie Sines is spending a few
days in Bemidji the guest of friends.
Mr. Ohas. Lindgren was called to
Marine, Minn., Tuesday by the death
of his mother.'
Last Sunday afternoon Lindsay
Cyrus and Mrs. Bursinger were
united in marriage by Louis Tegner.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Fink left for Fosr
ston where they visited their son
who lives there.
Sunday, little Johnnie Olson had
the misfortune of shooting his foot
while attempting to take a cartridge
from his rifle.
Miss Ceciiia C. Miller was a caller
at the home of Mrs. Cyril Billaveau
last week.
Mr. Joseph Miller was a Fowlds
visitor Sunday.
Mr. Pierce and son Luther of Long
Lake made a business trip to this
place last week.
Mr. Norman Williams of Island
Lake passed through our village on
his way to Bemidji where he will at
tend a case at court.
Miss Cecilia C. Miller called on
Mrs. Joseph St. Peter last Sunday.
About six inches of snow fell here
last week and thunder showers are
prevailent at present.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ashby and
daughter Dorothy, visited with Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph St. Peter last Sun
During the past week of good
weather, the first for some time, the
farmers hereabouts have been busy
geting their crops, which are not as
good as expected, on accout of too
much wet weather.
Mr. Wm. Lietz was on a business
|rjp to Puposky Thursday.
Petroleum Cheaper Than Wood.
Preparations are being made foi
supplying the Congo railway and the
various steamboats on the Congo riv
er and its tributaries with petroleum
for fuel, in spite of the fact that an
almost unbroken forest covers* the
hundreds of thousands of square
miles of this territory. A company is
laying a pipeline along the old Congo
railway from Matadi to Leopoldvllle
and storage tanks have already been
erected. The change of the locomo
tives to oil burners has begun.Rail
way Age Gazette.
TemptatiQn Hard to Resist
A luscious, ripe watermelon, It
seems, furnishes too great a tempta
tion for the average man who is con
fronted with it and has the chance to
get away with the melon. So the ag
gregate loss in shipping melons is
large, according to a speaker at the
recent meeting of the Western Fruit
Jobbers' association at St Louis. A
committee was appointed to try to
lessen the temptation and save th'
Chose Death Before Prison.
That the world on the other side of
the globe is, to a Caucasian, upside
down in standards as well as geograph
ically, is apparent from this newspaper
Item: "A Japanese convicted of mur
der pleaded in a Colorado court to be
sent to the gallows rather -than to
prison, as the Japanese consider im
prisonment more dishonorable than
leath. The court Ignored the plea.
Names Changed by Location.
This is a good example of what it
a common phenomenon in the polygol
Balkans: A man named Pavelthai
is, Paulhad five sons one settled Is
Athens, called himself Pavlopoulo. the
Greek form of Paulson the second
went to Belgrade and called himsell
Pavlovich the third in Sofia called
himself Pavloff the fourth made hit
home in Bucharest under the name
Pavlescu, while the youngest set ui
in business in Constantinople, assum
tng the Turkish form of Pavloglu.
Boston Team Beats Winners of Na-
tional League Pennant inOpen
er of World's Series.
The Game Today.
123 4. 56789
Boston 3 0 0 .'l
New.^ York 1 #-ites| Jl-^*
Batteries-Boston, ^Collins- arid
Corrigan New York, Mathewson and
The Game Yesterday.
New York, Oct. 9.The New York
Giants, winners of the National
league pennant, were humbled .by the
Boston Red Sox in the first game of
the world's series here Tuesday af
ternoon by a score of 4 to 3.
Tesreau, New York's premier
twiTler, pitched superb ball for five
innings. The Sox got to him for a
hit and run in the sixth and four hits
in the seventh, resulting in three
runs, and cinched the game for Bos
ton and marked the retirement of
The crowded stands had several
thrills in New York's half of the
ninth when Merkle scored on Meyers'
single, leaving men on second and
third and only one out. Fletcher, the
next man up fanned, as did Crandall,
ending the game.-
Young Joe Wood, making his in
itial world's series bow the same as
Tesreau, supplemented his arm with
his head to better advantage by us
ing better judgment and saving some
thing for the last, the smaller man
managed to go the distance. Even
in his case, however, the same strain
which worked the undoing of Tes
reau got in its work in the final ses
sion and with one man down the
Bostonians faltered and for.a moment
it looked as though he would go the
way of his "competitor. '_.
Three singles in a row, torn off
by Merkle, Herzog and Meyers, gave
the Giants a run and put them with
in a single tally of tying the score.
At this stage, however, Wood tighten
ed up and by splendid headwork
fanned the next two men and pulled
himself from a hole that looked deep
and dark.
Doc Crandall,-. who relieved Tes
reau in the eighth, held Boston to a
single hit in his two working innings
but overlooked a chance to secure a
niche in the baseball hail of fame
It's One To Nothing And Scoop At The Bat
Cky Folks Are Admirera of Automobile*, but the Farmer Is the Buyer.
when with two men on bases, one
on third and a hit needed to tie the
score, he made three vain slashes and
encauntered nothing" but ozone.
It was a clear-cut fight and the
best pitcher won. There was little
to choose between the suport given
either twirler.
Some 40,000 persons surged into
the Brush stadium to witness the
first struggle of the series.
Mayor Gaynor of New York and
Mayor Fitzgerald of Boston, sat to
gether in an upper tier box.
A day of sunshine and Indian sum
mer warmth was the pleasant por
tion of players and spectators.
Excited "fans" gathered before
dusk th nigh before to obtain the
first jeboice of seats in the lower
grandstand and back field "bleach-
ers," but there was no need for the
all night vigil, for when the gates
were opened and the first rush of en
thusiasts had been taken care of there
were still 25,000 seats to he had. so
effective had been the efforts of the
management to keep the tickets from
the hands of the speculators.
The score by innings:
1 2 3456*789
0000 0 1300
New York
1 2 3 4 56789
002 000001
BatteriesBoBton, Wood and Cady
New YorkTesreau and Meyers.
1 4 6
1 3 8
He Knew the Signs.
Bob Hull, the champion story tellei
of Savannah, had occasion lately to
take.a business trip into interior Geor
gia. He took his golf clubs with him,
intending to stop on his way back foi
a match on the famous links at Au,
He dropped off the train at his busi
ness destinationa small town on a
branch roadand carrying his luggage,
climbed into an adjacent hack and
bade the driver, who was- an old ne
gro, take him to the local hotel.
The negro eyed the queer-looking
leather bag that his passenger carried
with the peculiar looking Sticks in it.
His curiosity got the best of him
"Bess," he began, "please, sun,
ccuse mebut mout I ax you a ques
"Go ahead and ask," said Mr. Hull.
"What kind of a lodge is you instl-
tutin'?"Saturday Evening Post.
Ancestors of All the Von Bulow*.
A monument has just been unveiled
in Mecklenburg-Schwerln, bearing the
following Interesting subscription:
"To* the Knight, Gpdefroy von Bulow,
authentic ancestor of all the Bulows."
The family has given Germany many
distinguished sons, including not only
the ex-chancellor, but also Hans von
Bulow, the pianist, the first husband
of Mme. Cosima Wagner,-and they all
claim to be. cousins more or less dis
ant-Pall Mall flurptto
Steenerson Promises Influence to Se
cure Action In Building One
At Bedby.
Congressman Halvor teenerson
yesterday. afternoon said he would
rehpmemnd to the government that
lt^feiificl a liarbor onTted Lake arid
that action be taken fn the matter
at once. Mr. Steenerson had just
returned from a trip*hrough he res
ervation made by wagon and said
that he believed a harbor was needed.
At the present time, deep draft
boatB cannot get into shore any where
and have to be loaded and unloaded
with lighters. It is proposed to
build a deep harbor at Redby so that
freight can_ be taken up on the Red
Lake road, transfered to boats in
the harbor and so taken across the
Settlers to the north and west of
the lakes have been buying in Thief
River Falls and say that they have a
fifty mile haul for their goods. It is
proposed to build a landing stage at
the mouth of the Tamarack river* and
goods bought in Bemidji or further
south will be taken up on the rail
road to Redby,. across the lakes by
boat to the Tamarack landing and
then inland to the setlements. The
haul by wagon will be cut down from
fifty to ten and-twenty miles.
.As soon as Redby harbor is com
plc ted, it is probable that other land
ing stages will be built so that set
tlers to the northeast can get their
goods he same way instead of hauling
overland from Kelliher as at present.
A smaller harbor and landing will be
built at the school and administra
tion points on Red Lake. A tele
phone line is now being built around
the lake.
Mr. Steenerson also had several
meetings with representative In
dians. They wish to have more of
the timber sold and the shores of the
two lakes divided into ten acre al
lotments. Some action will probably
be taken by the next congress.
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 9.Tony
Scudelari, mechanician for Bruce
Brown, who was killed, last week
While trying out the Vanderbilt cup
race course in this city, died early
Tuesday from injuries received when
their car went into a ditch-.
By "HOP"
Reports From Chicago Show Drop of S
Three Cents a Bushel From *fgdfe
Monday to Tuesday.
Are Offering Twenty-two Cents or
Twenty-five for Sacked But Be
lieve Price Will Drop.-,
Government Figures Show Yield
Same as That of 1910 and a One
Third Increase Over 1911.
The Market Letter.
Chicago, Oct. 7.Receipts of pota
toes have been very heavy at Chicago
the past week and are heavy today,
but as the price has declined to 43c
we believe receipts will slack up as
farmers are getitng 20c in Wisconsin
and will not haul for this money.
There is a good call in Chicago for
some early Ohios. They would bring
about 40c today. Something real
fancy would bring more.
The Kansas City market will go
considerably lower in sympathy with
Chicago and we believe we could
handle Ohios at Chicago to better ad
vantage than at Kansas City.
We see no reason why. the price
should advance for some time to come
and would advise shippers to bill
their cars to Chicago rather than to
Kansas City.
-lr Yours very, truly, l.T ~J?
Wilber and Innees
The above market letter was re
ceived this morning by a Bemidji
potato shipper and indicates that
market for potatoes is growing weak
er. The Fitzsimmons-Baldwin Co.
paid 26c last week for potatoes but
today are offering. 22c for unsacked
and 25c for sacked. W. G. Schroeder
is allowing 30c for potatoes turned
in on acocunts but will not pay over
22c cash for unsacked potatoes. The
Chicago Record-Herald yesterday
quoted potatoes at 40c and a declin
ing market. The Herald quotation
would indicate a drop of three cents
from the price quoted the day before
by Wilber and Inness.
Bemidji potato shippers do not
agree with the statement made by
W. R. Mackenzie last week that the
price of potatoes will go high again
this winter. They point to the fact
that the market is steadily falling'
and that it will not get strong again
until the present supply in the pro
duce centers becomes low. Late
quotations from Chicago and Kansas
City dealers indicate that local ship
pers can pay little more than 20c
and be able to ship with any profit.
The freight from Bemidji to Chicago
on a car of potatoes amounts to from
fifteen to eighteen cents a bushel.
Local shippers say that the total
production for this year has been es
timated by the government as 280,-
000,000 bushels which figures are the
same as those in 1910. Last year
the crop was estimated at 180,000,-.?
000 bushels. Shippers say that al-~
lowing for a waste of 30.000,000
bushels due to rot, frost, etc., there
will still be left about thirty-five
per cent more potatoes than in 1911.
Reports from the country indicate
that many farmers are puting their
potatoes in the root cellars to hold
for a higher price. Shippers say that
this action is all right for a short
period but farmers should not hold
th*m too long, as the bottom will be
knocked out of the market if all un
a once. Many farmers held
potatoes last year for $1.50 a bushel
and rinally had to dump them when
they could have sold for from eighty
to ninety cents a bushel many times.
Bei'trami county will receive $11,-
754.60 as its share of the state aid of
schools this year. The apportion
ment is $3.30 per pupil and the coun
ty has 3,562 entitled to the money.
The city of Bemidji has 1.086 en
titled to aportionment and the c*ty^ i'~C%^|i
wUl receive $3,580.50 from the state^: 1"^^S|
The apportionment last year f*~r**:".Cr-r'~/
per pupil and Bemidji then received
lest than I&000. 'r
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