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8H*tmBAY, AWtfl 18, 1*14,
IEST WE FORGET
The next regular meeting of the
Commercial clivb will held May
Tihe old soldiers will give an old
fashioned dance in the city hall,
Bemidji band dance May 1. For
the benefit of the iband. Music by
the entire organization,
That news items telephoned to the
Pioneer are appreciated both by the
publishers and readers of the paper.
William Burse of Kelliher was in
Oscar Thyren was a Bemidji busi
ness visitor today.
Good children shoes at Berglunds
store north of oity hall.Adv.
F. L. Foate of. Boy River, transact
ed business iin the city yesterday.
R. C. Hayner, the land man, spent
.yesterday in Oass Lake on business.
A complete line of field and gar
den seeds at W. G. Sehroeder store.
MTS. iLee of Grant Valley was in
the city yesterday calling on the lo
Miss C. Whitney and Mrs. H. L.
Bain of Bass Lake were in Bemidji
today between trains.
Have your furniture repaired at
the bargain store first class work at
reasonable prices .Adv.
Carl Blom, one of the prosperous
farmers of the town of Eckles, was
a Bemidji visitor yesterday.
F. B. Merril of Cass Lake, Great
Northern depot agent, was in Be
midji yesterday on busniess maaters.
Mrs. E. iF. Logan of Marble, aunt
of Miss Irene Logan, of the county
auditor's office, was in iBemidij yes
Jack Hiillaby, manager of the Swift
& company office in this city, went
to Walker, today, wlhere .he was call
ed on court matters.
You will reduce your living ex
ipense if you buy your canned goods
at Schmitt's grocery.Adv.
Miss Emma. MoCellan of Oarr
Lake was a Bemidji visitor today.
While in the city she transacted busi
ness at the court house.
B. W. Stewart, county superinten
dent, who has been visiting schools
in and around Pinewood this week,
returned to Beiwidjii today.
One of these dayB you ought to
go to Hakkerups and have your pic
Charles Cominsky, who has spent
the past few days in St. Paul, is ex
pected home tomorrow or Monday.
Mrs. John Parker, wlho has been
visiting her husband at Baudette for
several days, has returned to Bemidji.
Miss Baker of Grand Rapids came
to Bemidji 'to attend the dance last
evening. She will spend a few days
in the oity the guest of friends.
Mtrs. J. Church of Yola drove ^to
Bemiidji today. She brought 100
pounds of butter with her which sihe
disposed of to the local merchants.
A right start in life means suc
cess. Then start in Mankato Com
mercia College, Mankato, Minn.
Send for Catalog.Adv.
C. Shoegren of Grand Forks was
At The Brinkman
Tonight at the Brinkman the
Harry St. Clair Stock Company pre
sent the five act drama, entitled
Ten Nights In a Bar
This play is being produced by spec
ial request and special care has been
taken in the production, and the cast
of characters very carefully select
ed and altogether a first class- pro-
duction will be given. Boris Kar
loff in the part of Joe Morgan, will
be seen in one of his strongest act
ing parts while Irene St. Clair and
Bert Norton in the parts of Mehit
able Oartwright and Sample Switchel
furnish the comedy and Margot Bea
ton as the patient wife of Joe Mor
gan the inebriate, has an excel
lent opportunity for the emotional
work which has made her so popu
lar. The rest of the company are
all well cast in their respective parts.
A five act drama and 13 .scenes.
4 BEAUTIFUL REELS OF PICTURES!
Hope Jones Fifty-piece ORCHESTRA
TWO BIG SHOWS ONE ADMISSION
Pictures run before arid after the
in the city this morning enrouie"
Turtle River, where he will l|r*i
summer home on the bands of TurxKS
!iV*George Forte of the town of Eckles
is in the city and is very ill. He
came here for medical attention and
is at 'the home of his nephew,
Fred Moberg left this morning for
Bemidji, where he will remain for
the next two or three weeks building
a summer cottage for men In that
vicinity, ""'"v"' '-i
The Southland Quintette, Amer
ica's premier colored Jubilee concert
company, will be^at the Grand
Theatre Wednesday^ April 22nd.
Miss Elsie Peterson of Nymore re
turned today from Brainerd where
she has been visiting friends for the
past week. Miss Peterson is Mrs.
O. J. Morten's sister.
Mrs. Herb Cutler and children of
Park Rapids, Minnesota, who have
ibeen visiting at the LaMont and Mc
Fadden homes for a few days, left
this morning for their home.
Nels Otterstad, post master of Tur
tle River, was in the city on business
yesterday. He has recently been
appointed post master for the third
term in the Turtle River office.
Are you sure that your valuables
are safe? For $3.00 a year you can
rent a private safe deposit box in tihe
Northern National Bank thus insur
ing against fire, thieft or accident.
Mrs. A. O. Hoganson and son Har
old, who have been visiting Mrs. Ho
ganson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Hanson of Minneapolis for the pa^t
six weeks, returned to Bemidji last
G. P. Jones editor of the Bagley
Herald, was in Bemidji this morning.
Jones is a candidate for the house
of representatives and while here
said that he found the situation to
be very encouraging.
Mrs. F. W. Horton of Turtle River
was in Bemidji yesterday, making ar
rangements to move to Brainerd. Mr.
Horton is in po'or health and they
have decided to make the change,
Brainerd being their old home.
J. P. Infelt, who operates one of
the leading meat markets in Interna
tional Falls, spent yesterday and to
day in Bemidji. Mrs. Infelt has
been receiving treatment here, be
ing a patient at St. Anthony's hos
Mrs. Flack of Big Falls, who has
been the guest of Mrs. William Hyatt
for the past few days, has returned
to her home. Mr. Flack, had been
to Deer River on business joined her
here and accompanied her home.
Mrs. Hyatt and Mrs. Flack were
G. G. Winter of the Crookston
Lumber company's land office at Min
neapolis is in the cjty today on busi
ness. He expects to return to Min
neapolis this evening. Mr. Winter
was formerly manager of the Crooks
ton land office while the same was
located in this City.
Mrs G. A. McDonald of Winnipeg
arrived in the city last evening and
will be the guest of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank McManus, 1213
Dewey evenue for a month. Mr.
McDonald will join her here in a
couple of weeks Mr. McDonald is
manager of the McDonald-pure Lum
ber company at Winnipeg.
Martin Widsiten the Warroad edi
tor, who has often been spoken of as
a likely candidate for lieutenant gov
ernor, was in Bemidji today. Wid
sten is much interested in the Con
gressman iSteenerson's re-election
and says that there may not .be any
opposition. Widtsen is regarded as"
one of the state's most wide awake
Melvin Cihristenson, the sixteen
year old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. P.
Christenson of the town-of Frohn,
had the misfortune to chop his left
thumib off last Wednesday, while
splitting wood. He was immediate
ly taken to Bemidji where the thumb
was sewed on. He was in the city
again today to have it dressed and
is getting along fine.^
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. D.
Mericle of Riverside, California, have
learned of the death of Mrs. Mericle
this week. She had been suffering
with diabetes for a long time and
died from that disease. Mr, Mericle
was formerly in business in Bemidji
and they have ibeen summer visitors
here and in Walker for many years.
They own a summer cottage at Walk
er. Mir. Mericle is interested in a
number of banks around this vicinity
and owns a, Jarge orange grove in
Mr. and Mrs. Em.il Sedlacek and
family left early .Monday morning
for Los Angeles,?,. Cal., where they
will make their future home.J The
entire trip will be made by automo
bile, Mr. iSedlacek having equipped
his car with all things necessary for
their comfort. From here the party
will make direct for the Twin cities
and from there through southern
Minnesota. The first long stop will
De made at St. Augsar, Iowa, where i
they will visit Mr. Sedlacek's parents
(From there the route leads to Omaha,
where they -will strike the Lincoln
National Highway which they will
follow to Cheyenne and then south
to Denver where they will make an
other short visit. They expect to*
arrive in Los Angeles about June lst.i
Although the trip will be a long one,
covering about 2500 miles, neverthe
less it will -be.one-*hatwwiU Jbeaong
remembered and the Times joins the
many frj?nds O the family in wish
ing taa^^k-xati^r ehjoyatple trip and
JheaUfa|jggft ihappinewr^" their new
home.-^aintef River Bw Times.
Suffragettes Blamed for 'Disaster at
Great Yarmouth, Eng.
"Great Yarmouth, Eng., April 18.
The theater on the great recreation
pier here, was destroyed by a Are
caused by the explosion of a bomb
left under a seat by a militant suf
At 4 a. m. a violent explosion awoke
the inhabitants of Great Yarmouth.
A few moments later the theater burst
Into flames. It recently' was rebuilt
at a cost of $100,000. \f
The usual suffrage literature was
found strewn^along. the pier and on
the beach &':c~V
MAY 7 IS WEDDING DAY
Announcement of the McAdoo-Wllson
Washington, April 18^The presi
dent and Mrs. Wilson announced that
the wedding of their youngest daugh
ter, Miss Eleanor Randolph Wilson,
and Secretary McAdoo would take
place on Thursday, May ,7, The an
nouncement also said:
"In accordance with the wishes of
Miss' Wilson and Mr. McAdoo the
wedding will be very small. "Only
the vice president and Mrs. Marshall,
the cabinet and the immediate mem
bers of the two families are to be
present.*':*" dl\ \'"''':K,..'-
KILLS SELF ON WIFE'S GRAVE
Minneapolis Man Ends Life in Sparta
Sparta, Wis., April 18.Floyd Mil
ler of Minneapolis, a painting contrac
tor, committed suicide in the Luther
an cemetery here on the grave of his
He drank whisky containing poison,
then he called for help, but a phy
lician who responded was unable to
save him and he died in a few hours.
Miller was devoted to his wife, to
whom he was married a year ago, and
who died a few weeks since.
150 QUIT LONDON EXCHANGE
Depression in Business Causes Heavy
Withdrawals of Brokers."
London, April 18.At* a meeting of
the stock exchange shareholders it
was announced that owing to the de
pression in business 150 members had
not sought re-election. This is fifty
more withdrawals than last year.'
Woman Mayor Arrests Husband.
Copenhagen, April 18.Denmark's
only Woman mayor, Frau 'Nauschur,
arrested her own husband, a tavern
keeper, for selling liquor illegally.
If dish mops are kept in a solution
of soda and water when not in use
they will be odorless.
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS
OF THE CITY OF BEMIDJI
The Bemidji Lodge of Elks is now
iprepared to receive propositions for
(the purchase of from one to three
lots for the purpose of erecting an
Elk's Home in this City.
Bids must he submitted on or toe
fore Monday, April 20th and will
he considered by the site comimiittee,
and submitted to tihe Lodge at the
regular meeting on May 7th.
'Bids must be in writing, and ad
dressed to J. L. George, Chairman,
site committee Bemidji Lodge No.
1052, B. P. O. Elks.
Members of the Site Committee
L. Decker, E. H. Jerrard, F. S.
Lycan, J. O. Harris, A. Jester, W.
N. Bowser, T. iC. 'Bailey, J. Ii.
TEN PERSONS DEAD
IN NEW YORK FIRE
Victims Trapped In Burning Six
Story Rooming House.
New York, April 18.Ten persons
were burned to death, another is dy
ing and five more are suffering untold
Agony in the Polyclinic hospital here
as the result of a fire which swept,a
six-story rooming house on Eighth
avenue, trapping 'the tenants like
rats, but causing only $25,000 dam
age. Three women were among those
It is not known how the fire start
ed. It was discovered by the police,
but before the fire department arrived
the building was a maBS of flames.
Those, trapped on the upper floors
fought each other in efforts to reach
the fire escapes. Many .Jteaped^ from
the windows, ^^V-K^T-
One thrilling rescue was made
when. Louis Berlin, a roomer, was
about to jump from the third floor.
Fire Captain Smith shouted to him
to wait until he ran after a small
stepladder, which he placed across
an areaway. Smith was caught by
his legs as he reached over to help
Berlin across. Then the ladder broke
and Berlin dropped, but Smith held
firmly and firemen pulled both men
GETS $250 BEQUEST TO
Chicago, April 18.Oliver W.
Norton, a wealthy Chicago man
ufacturer, was notified of a be-.
quest of a fund amounting to
$250 to be dedicated to the pur
chase of cigars.
The money was willed to him
by Mrs. Elizabeth C. Vincent,
who died recently at her home
in Cincinnati. The will pro
vides: "To Oliver W. Norton,
to be expended for the best
cigars he can buy, I give and
'Finer pictures were never seen here."N. Y. Sun.
"A triumph of Realism."JV. Y. Herald.
Matinee Saturday Afternoon at 2:30
ADMISSION, Adults 25c. A special matinee
price for children 10c
Mile. Pavlowa, the dancer, has her
feet insured for $100,000.
SPECIA MUTOlft P. tl.
A two-part melodrama full
of thrills and interest
Wooing The Cook
A dandy comedy just full of
Cyril Scott, the noted American
artist, in THE DAY OP DAYS,
produced by the Famous Players
CEORCB KLEINE PRESENTS ^11
THE WORLD'S MASTERPIECE
DOUBLE MURDER MYSTERY
luilnnrMm arid Woman'Bookkeep-
er the Victims. -v^.:
Qeddes,.S. D., April 18.Wiredhancr
and foot the charred bodies of W. H.
Menzie, manager of the Farmers'
Lumber yard here, and his bookkeep
er, Miss Blanche Signal, were found
aide by side in the'debris of~the lum
ber office, which had been destroyed
by Are. Both lay face downward, ap
parently as they had been placed by
their supposed murderers.
The feet of Miss Signal were tied
with the wire and her hands were"
wired behind her. Her skull had been
crushed with a claw-hammer, which
was found nearby. ^v^^J
Menzie's fee$ also "were wired to
gether and a wire was found on one
wrist. ^.His^ skull also had been frac
There is no clue and no known mo
tive for the murder has been discov
4~ T:- ties of the
For full information see James
L. Malone, agent, Bemidji, Minn.
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ONE HUNDRED HORSES DIE
Stables of Express Company at Chi-
Chicago, April 18.More than 100
families were driven, from their
homes by a fire which damaged the
stables of the United States Express
company and flat buildings "in the vi
cinity to the extent of $200,000. The
fire broke out in the express com
pany's stables and 100 horses' were
burned to death before firemen reach
ed the building. &i'*&
April 25th for the eonstrustion of a
building in Bemidji for Gill Bros.
Flans may be seen at Gill Bros store
or at Haxby and and Gillespie arch-.
itects Fargo North Dakotar!?^g
^".CHAUFFEUR Mechanic or SalesmanBis
PayGood automobile men al
ways in demand. Let us teach
yoa. Nobooks orblackboard's
used. Our modern school now
In operation, day and night.
MINNEAPOLIS SCHOOL OF MOTORING
J. UTWIMM,Up. 405-StkSt. So.,Mimetpelis, MtoB.
prisingly low rates.5'Enjoy
you can enjoy the beautiful sur
roundings, service, conveniences,
comforts ^nd luxuries of a magnif
business or pleasure trip to Minneapolis.
Two beautiful Cafes, Cuisine the finest, prices
most moderate. In the Elizabethan Room is the
only hotel pipe organ in the Northwest. Our 50 cent
noon luncheon, served in the Men's Club Grill, is
recognized as the greatest value in Minneapolis.
This is the only hotel in the city that has a private bath
in every room. Prices $1.50 up. 250 rooms fireproof building.
Located in the center of Minneapolis. Half a block from Nicollet
Avenue, the "great white way" of Minneapolis. Most convenient to im-
portant office buildings, wholesale district, big stores, theatres ana other
points of interest in this beautiful city. Interurban carB to St. Paul
within one block.
Let us have an opportunity to serve you without overcharging you.
Boys and Girls!
WliJlete is a chance to earn a
S Thirty-five dollar ($35.00)
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Chamberlain's Cough -Remedy' "Is
one of the most widely used medio-.
ines in the market. It is as popular
in Canada, Austrila and South Africa
as at homeK This is because fe.
"makes (good." You can always defj
pen upon it when'you 'have a cough
or eold. For sale by all dealers.Adv.v
the whil on your
HOTEL DYC KMAN
SIXTH STREET, BETWEEN NICOLLET AND HENNEPIN AVENUES
H. J. TREMAIN, President WM. H. JONES, Manager
and^Isome boy, without one cent ^of
cost, will drive a machine which isi
ALL HIS OW N
Mr. Business ManDo you need a sten
ographer, bookkeeper and assistant' in
your office: They will save your time
and allow you to put the time saved right
back into your business.
If you would like to have a young woman
or young man, telephone at my expense
and I will send the person who can do
your work as you would like to have it
Come tom store and get the "Feel of
fethe Wheel" and learn KIw to
Otto G. Schwandt?
earn this Auto *w^s
ITS THE SCHOOL FOR YOU
Write today or telephone fr pextlem-v!^^
law at our azpeaaa. ?-?$