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Old Time Opponents of the Gridiron
Clash on Northrop Field this
Coach Juneau Says Visitors Have
Been Overrated and Team Not
One of Veterans
Injury Received Some Time Ago
Likely to Keep Dashing Gopher
Half From Contest.
Minneapolis, Nov. 16.Ruling as
ten to six favorites in the betting,
the Wisconsin team reached the
Twin cities early yesterday morn
ing and is quartered at the West ho
tel, Minneapolis. In the afternoon
light signal pracitce work was done
by the eleven that hopes to wrest the
conference championship from Min
Madison Thursday night was
ablaze with student enthusiasm in
honor of the Badgers. Promptly at
8 o'clock there was a rousing mass
meeting of students on the campus,
followed by a torchlight procession
throug the streets to the North West
ern railway station, where there
was another demonstration lasting
nearly thirty minutes.
Giving a final "On Wisconsin"
and singing "Good Night, Ladies,"
tne students enthusiasts left Coach
Juneau to tuck his men safely into
their special sleeping car berths and
wended their way back to their
Just before the train pulled out of
the station Coach Juneau found
time to discuss the Badger pros
pects of success. He was far from
"We have been given a rating in
the newspapers to which we are
hardly entitled," he said. '"Our team
has not as many veterans as the gen
eral has been led to believe. The
line, with the exception of .the ends,
is inexperienced, comparatively
speaking. Samp was substitute full
back last year. This is his first seas
on as a tackle, but both he and
Butler have played well.
"I have had glowing reports of
the Minnesota eleven. Earl Driver,
who saw Illinois defeated, says the
Gophers put up a defense that is
calculated to test our offense to its
utmost. Our boys have shown a will
ingness and a disposition to work
hard. They have come through in
good physical condition, and if they
know any football at all it will come
out Saturday.
"I would like to be excused from
expressing an opinion about the re
sult. I do not believe in making
predictions. Rather, I am inclined
to wait until the game is well un
der way, or ended."
Dr. H. L. Williams has closed all
avenues that permit of information
concerning the real condition of the
It is not certain, even, that Erdall
injured in the Illinois gamewill
be able to start at right half. His
knee, which was wrenched, has been
mending slowly, and it is a question
whether he will be able to go through
sixty minutes of play in the game of
the year, even if he is able too start.
This much is assured, however:
The eleven will be in the game every
moment of the time, and, if it te
not swept off its feet in the first few
moments of play, will give the Bad
gers a game well worth seeing. The
Maroon and Gold player? are game,
and willing, and have demonstrated
their fighting ability in every game
played this ear.
Wisconsin's backers insist that
their team, which has overwhelmed
every opponent this year, cannot
lose to Minnesota. Both Van Riper,
Wisconsin's star halfback, and Gil
lette have recovered from their in
juries and will be in the game for
which they have been saved.
Other games of interest today:
Harvard vs. Dartmouth, at Cam
Yale vs. Princeton, at Princeton.
Pennsylvania vs. Carlisle, at Phil
Brown vs. Lafayette, at Provi
Cornell vs. Michigan, at Ann Ar
Army vs. Tufts, at Wert Point.
HlfltOTlal Society ^T
He Held Gibson For Grand Jury
In Szabo Case at Goshen, N. Y.
1912, by American Press Association.
Chicago vs. Illinois, at Cham
Iowa vs. Ames, at Ames.
Nebraska vs. Kansas, at Lincoln.
Missouri vs. Washington Univer
sity, at Columbia.
Ohio State vs. Pennsylvania state,
at Columbus.
Vanderbilt vs. Central of Ken
tucky, at Nashville.
4 4 &<&<$ $ S &~<$ $$ $
First Methodist Episcopal.
Preaching at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. Sunday school at 12. Ep
worth League at 6:30. Prayer meet
ing Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.
A cordial invitation is extended to
all. Rev. Chas. H. Flesher, pastor.
St. Bartholomew's church.
Sunday school at 10 a. m. Con
firmation class at the same hour.
Morning prayer and sermon at 11
o'clock. Evensong at 7:30. Rev.
Harris, pastor.
First Scandinavian Lutheran Church.
Sunday school at 12. Services in
the evening at 8 o'clock. Rev. T. S.
Kolste, pastor.
Swedish Lutheran Church.
There will no services Sunday.
Sunday school at 12 o'clock. Rev.
J. H. Randahl, pastor.
Bible class and Sunday school at
10 a. m. Morning sermon at 11.
Junior C. E. 4 p. m. Young People's
meeting 7. Evening gospel service
at 8. Mid-week prayer service on
Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. The
public is cordially invited to these
services. S. E. P. White, pastor.
First Methodist Church.
At 11 a. m. Miss Steer, missionary
to the Indians of Montana will speak
of her work in that state. This lady
has attracted much interest in the
Twin City churches and you will en
joy her tales of missionary life in
the west. 7:30 evening sermon,
'"Demonstrations of the Christ."
baptismal service following sermon.
Ivory Smuggling.
Ivory smuggling is looked upon as
a very serious crime in British East
Africa, and this is only as it should
be, for, in order to secure the ivory,
the traders have to kill great num
bers of elephants. The game preser
vation laws, particularly as regards
elephants, are most severe, and woe
betide the man who is caught break
Ing the game regulations or in pos
session of illicit spoils of the chase.
The smuggling of ivory, therefore,
says the World Wide Magazine, is
treated in the same manner as smug
gling gems and clothing into the Uni
ted States, illicit diamond buying in
South Africa, or other forms of smug
gling in England. The rigid laws,
however, do not prevent the Arabs
and Indians from indulging in an ille
gal trade in ivory on a large scale.
Qf*r\f\D THE CUB
Domestic Science Class Girls To Ser
ve Big "Feed" For Champion-
ship Eleven.
Members of the high school domes
tic science class are planning a big
banquet to be given some time in the
near future for the boys who com
prise the football eleven which won
the championship of Northern Min
nesota this fall.
The date of the event has not yet
been set, but will likely be held dur
ing the next week.
Following the dinner speeches will
be made by the superintendent
coach, teachers who will be invited
to attend and the football warriors.
It is also probable that a captain
will be elected to lead the 1913 team,
and who will succeed Earl Bailey,
who has so successfully led the elev
en of 1912 to victory.
The folowing comprise the team
Bailey, captain and quarterback
Lycan, fullback Peck, Stanton, Ry
an and Hayner, halves Elletson Gra
ham and Wright, ends Olson and
Ackenback, tackles Johnson and Ti
tus, guards Sullivan, centre.
Superintendent Dyer and Profes
sor Carson are giving the banquet,
and in speaking of th event Mr. Car
son, coach of the team, said today:
"Mr. Dyer and myself feel that the
boys are entitled to this banquet in
payment for the time and earnest
endeavor they have displayed during
the football season. To win the
championship the boys have had to
work hard and faithfully thorugh
out the entire season. The banquet
will be the last football function of
the year, and will also be the last
time the boys will be together as a
football team, Bailey, Ackenback
and Stanton having played their last
game for Bemidji High. The team
will suffer sever loss by the gradua
tion of these three men. Captain
Bailey has"mailed good field gner~
al, and carries the ball cleverly, Ack
enback played a great defensive
game at tackle, and his position will
be hard to fill next year. Stanton
although not out for football at the
beginning of the season clearly
cinched a birth on the team soon
after his appearance. He plays a
strong offensive and defensive game.
"There is some good material for
the team of next year and every pos
sible effort will be made to retain
the championship of the northern
Receives Carload *f Print Paper
Twenty ton of newspaper print
paper, comprising a car load, was
received today by the Pioneer from
the Grand Rapids paper mil.
Charlie Peterson and Mr. Person,
of Warren, were Bemidji business
callers yesterday.
Charms of Walking.
"In Europe whole families go, off
for tramps together in England,
every Saturday half-holiday sees load
ed trains of walking parties starting
out of London, making for Epping For
est, or Burnham beeches, for the hills
of Surrey or the river banks. Not
to Walk on a holiday Is the exception
al thing. A club of people meeting
for regular walks finds It possible to
have a delightful interchange of con
versation amid the pure joyousness of
the open air and beautiful woodlands.
This community of thought and inter
est is, after all, the finest thing soci
ety has to give us."Suburban Llto
Eight Who Deserve Slaps.
Eight men who deserve to be
Slapped on the face: He who despises
a man of power he who enters a
bouse uninvited and unwelcomed he
who gives orders in a house not his
own he who takes a seat above his
position he who speaks to one who
does not listen to him he who in
trudes on the conversation or others
he who seeks favors from the ungen
erous and he who expects love from
I his enemies.From a Persian Saying.
First of a Series of Seven Dances At
tended by More Than Forty
The first of a series of seven danc
ing parties was given^ at the city
hall by the local council of the Uni
ted Commercial Txavl&s Friday eve
ning and was largely attended.
Remfrey's five piece orchestra fur
nished the music.
In addition to the regular dancing
program, punch and dainty refresh
ments were served.
That the traveling boys made a
hit with their first party is self evi
dent, as many expressed themselves
as being particularly pleased. The
next dance will be given Thanks
giving night and special music will
be furnished including six or seven
In the current issue of the Grand
Rapids Herald-Review that paper
comes out with a plain admission of
the fact that Bemidji has a great
football team and a team which was
worthy of its large score against the
high school eleven of that city.
Athletic relations between these
schools are the friendliest they have
ever been and it will be the earnest
endeavor of the Bemidji boys to keep
them so.-
Washington, Nov. 16.Congress-
man Nicholas Longworth reported to
the clerk of the house that his un
successful campaign in Ohio for con
gress cost him $1,568.50
"Uncle Joe" Cannon's successful
opponent, Frank T. OTIair, spent
nothing. Cannon has certified to a
total of $3,299.62, not including the
ten days before election.
Ice on Lake Irvine has reached
such a thickness that many are skat
ing today. Only thin sheets of ice
have tis yet formed on Lake' Bemidji
during the recent cold nights, and
the wind which has been blowing
across the lake today has complete
ly broken these up.
Leave It To Cyclone To Fight His Weight In Bull Dogs
Wisconsin 14
*J More properly is sold
through classified adver
tising every year than is
sold through agents.
I Compare the cost of
a want ad with the
customary commission
charged. *I The agent has many
properties among which
to divide his selling
*S A want ad finds the
party who wants your
property in a few days.
Where the Weight Pelf.
Among the ancestors of Wendell
Phillips were several Puritan clergy,
men. Perhaps It was a push of here*
dity which made him, at five years of
age, a preacher. His congregation
was composed of circles of chairs, ar
ranged In his fathers parlor, while a
taller chair, with a bible on it, served
him for a pulpit. He would harangue
these wooden auditors by the hour.
"Wendell," said his father to him one
day, "don't you get tired of this?"
"No, papa," wittily replied the boy
preacher "I don't get tired, bat it Is
rather hard on the chairs."
The Average* Man.
The average man will hurry to a
veterinary when his pet dog gets sick,
but he is willing to rely on almost any
kind of "dope" -when he Isn't feeling
well himself.
Bemidji Attorney and Wife Have
Narrow Escape When Iec
Smashes the "Betty."
A. A. Andrews and wife were about
to take a farewell spin in their
launch Thursday, and when they
reached *the lake shore they found
the ice had formed in a thin layer
over that portion of the lake near
the boat house.
It was an easy matter to break the
ice with an oar and they ventured to
take the trip. When they reached
beyond the center of the "iceberg",
was taking water rapidly. They
called for help and started to pull
back toward the landing. Two
men in a row boat reached
them just in time and the occupants
were transferred into the row boat
and the launch was towed back to
the boat house where it immediat
ly went to the bottom.
Investigation found that two large
holes were cut into either side of the
boat, caused by the sharp ice. "That's
as near to a real cold plunge as I
want to get", said Mr. Andrews, in
speaking of the affair.
The Brinkman Theatre has se
cured a film giving every detail of
the unveiling of th statue of the late
governor Johnson. Their display ad
vertisement in last evenings Pioneer
stated that this would be shown Sat
urday and Monday evenings, which
is an error. This interesting film
will be shown tonight and Sunday
evenings and not Monday evening.
More than 100 new books have
been received at the Bemidji Public
Library during the last month, ac
cording to a report issued yesterday
by Miss Beatrice Mills, the librarian.
Following are the names of some of
the authors who comprise the new
list: Ibson, Byron, Browning, Dar
win, London, McCutcheon, Davis
and Bennett.
To Have Ambulance.
Within the next few days a new
$500 ambulance will be in the pos
session of the Samaritan hospital.
"^ri^*^/- "V* HISTORICAL?^
Home Talent Play for Benefit of
High School Annual to be Given
Friday and Saturday.
Plot Hangi Upon Rumor that Crack
Runner of Tale Track Team
Hat Qone Stale
In Wich Excitement Among Ath
letes During Big Meet it Shown.
Twenty in Cast.
Arrangements have been complet
ed whereby the home talent play
"For Old Eli" will be staged at the
Brinkman Theatre on next Friday
and Saturday evenings. The play
is for the benefit of the "Chippiwa"
the high school annual.
From the outset the play is one of
excitement and thrills such as will
take every college man or woman
back to those "good old days," and
is of the life at Yale just two days
before the famous Harvard track
meet, the night before that eventful
occassion, the dressing room of the
Yale team during the meet and a
party following the victory.
Interest is at its height at Yale
and during tne first act Walker, cap
tain of the team, while endeavoring
to con for a Greek lesson is disturb
ed by the calling of several college
mates. Dick Carson, the hero- of theA
coming event and a rrominate^oT*
Walker's is visited by Professor All
bright, an authority on Hume's
Philosphy, who seeks to drum some
of that subject into his brain. The
parts are taken by E. A. Nelson, Al
fred Neuman and Hiram Simons, Jr.,
Suddenly Ludlow, a freshman
bursts in upon the scene, with the
frightening news that a few of the
girls would be there in a few min
utes. The manner in which the
boys attempt to straighten the room
is amusing.
In the second act the alarming,
news is discovered that Carson, the
man upon whom the success of the
meet was believed to depend, had
been drunk and had gone stale.
Gloom is supreme, and a victory
looks impossible, until at the last
moment, with the score a tie, Car
son who had already won three
events during the day, and who had
been deserted by his friends, volun
teered to take the place of Captain
Walker, who had sprained his ankle
by stepping in a starting hole, in
the mile.
Carson won the race, placing the
championship with Yale.
At the party during the evening
Carson is asked forgivness after ex
plaining the conditions of his 'drunk'
apology follows apology, and as the
old saying goes, everything was hap
py everafter.
Earl Riley will play the part of
Mike, the trainer, and during the
third act, when he explains to his
men what they are up against, is
given plenty opportunity to display
his talent.
Rehearsals are being held under
the direction of Miss Marjorie Knap
There are twenty in the cast
Kate and Ella LaFontitee will Con
duct Parlors at the Old Stand
The Misses Kate and Ella LaFon
tisee purchased the well known Con
ger millinery parlors on Fourth
street and took full possession Fri
day morning. Miss Kate LaFontisee
arrived in Bemidji from Thief River
Falls a few days ago and made final
arrangements. She has made a life
study of the millinery business, hav
ing at one time occupied one of the
highest salaried positions in the
Rothchfld store in St. Paul. She
will have charge of the trimming de
partment, Miss Ella LaFontisee,
who has been employed at the Bar
man Emporium for several years
past will take charge of the sales de
partment. The store will be known
as the LaFontisee Millinery and will
be conducted along similar lines as
In the past, f"5*
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