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HiS PAPER KEPKL^.. I -L-
*Si,:*'A0VErlT!3INC BY THE
*^iEW YORK AND CHICAGO
WASHES' N ALL TMF P^l'-.'f I? At
for the New Year resolu-
Isn't it great to be a citizen of the
old U. S. A?
Ifc unselfishness is the secret of
genuine happiness, there are many
persons, in Bemidji who must have
been joyful yesterday. Never before
has Christmas been observed here
in the spirit such as that which so
On next Monday Woodrow Wilson,
president of the United States will
have reached his fifty-eighth birth
day anniversary, having been born
December, 28, 1856. The nation's
chief executive will not allow the an
niversary to interfere with customary
daily routine, although he will be
obliged to spend a considerable part
of the day in receiving the greetings
of his cabinet officers, diplomats,
senators, representatives and other:
who will call at the executive offices
to offer their congratulations.
Next Tuesday is the day selected
for the holding of the Republiian
"harmony" conference which has
been called by Wm. E. Verity of
Wadena. Verity is confident that
the G. G. P. in Minnesota can be re
organized and made a vital, living
factor in politics two years lienco.
It is expected that more than one
hundred enthusiastic Republicans
will be at the St. Paul meeting and
that before adjournment some defi
nite step will be taken looking
towards the elimination of factional
The N. M. D. A.
conditions within the
northern part of the state are reflect
ed in the recent gathering of the
Northern'. Minnesota Development
This organization starled some
years ago essentially as a voice of
protest against the intolerable con
ditions that faced the settler in the
timbered sections, says Farm Stock
and Home. It has become an order
of constructive suggestion for the
state betterment, and its programs
are keyed to the helpful rather than
the critical rtote. This attitude is
perhaps best understood by reference
to its recommendations.
It reiterates the necessity of the
revolving fund amendment lost at
the recent election.
It indorses the El well and Dunn
good road laws and insists that a sur
vey of soil be made before Amend
ment No. 9 is put into operation.
It wants the legislature to create
a fund to finance the clearing of
lands owned by the state or by actual
settlers asks the legislature to
authorize the organization of potato
growers' associations wants the
state to go into the manufacture of
dynamite if the plan is found fea
sible indorses the proposed reorgan
isation plans of the economy and effi
ciency ommisison and follows up
these practical suggestions by tak
ing its own advice and indorses a
proposal making its own organiza
tion more open and democratic than
it has been in the past.
All this makes for progress and
largely sets aside 'the fears of those
who looked upon the Northern Min
nesota Development association as
more a political than constructive
agency in the state's growth.
The Union don't wish ever to see
another elimination convention. It
made possible the election of a demo
cratic governor, in a republican
A determined campaign is now be
ing waged to abolish the non-parti
san legislature and county candidate
law, repeal the primary law and at
the same time persuade the Progres
sives to return to the Republican
party in time to defeat President
Wilson in 1916. The pipe dreams
that some standpat editors have are
certainly curious and chimercal.
Battle Lake Review.
Why hot a public defender for
Minnesota and alt the other states of
the Union? It is notorious that the
majority o* the prosecuting attor
neys concede that the defendant is
guilty and proceed to carry on their
aide of the case along that line, do
ing their utmost to land the unfor
tunate victim in the pen, instead of
seeing that justice is really done.
While this would make employment
for more attorneys (of whom there
are far too many), it is the only fair
thing, if the statutes read that a
man is innocent until he is proved
guilty. An innocent man shouldn't
he forced to spend a fortune to prove
his innocence.Dakota Enterprise
Not a Street, but a Convulsion, Says
In an address recently delivered be
fore the meeting of the American
Civic association at Washington Ar
nold W Brunner. a New York city
architect, said that "in Its present
state Broadway Is not a street it is a
convulsion Mr. Brunner further said
that every favorable chance for design
on Broadway had been thrown away
and that Times square and Madison
square are conspicuous instances, of
"Beginning at Fifty-ninth street, we
find Columbus circle a grievous disap
pointment." he went on to say. "Here
is an intersection of important streets,
an attenuated monument in tbe middle
and an entrance to Central park in the
picture, but the surrounding buildings
are distressing, and there is no compb
sition, no harmony It goes all to
"The Metropolitan Opera Bouse,
where the best operatic performances
in the world are presented, has no set
ting at all and is squeezed in between
a bank and a shop. Opposite and up
In stress and trouble the women of
a nation are always to be counted
upon. In Servia the women went to
the front with muskets in their
hands they were as strong and
brave as the men on the firing line.
In this country few of our women
escape the weakening troubles pe
culiar to their sex.
For every disease or ailment of a
womanly character, no matter how
recent or how long standing, the one
sure, reliable remedy of proved merit
is Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.
It is prepared from nature's roots
and herbs and does not contain a
particle of alcohol or any narcotic.
It is not a secret prescription for its
ingredients are printed on the wrap
Women are earnestly advised to
take it for irregular or painful per
iods, backache, headache, displace
ment, catarrhal condition, hot flashes,
sallow complexion and nervousness.
For girls about to enter woman
hood, women about to become moth
ers and for the changing days of
middle age Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription should always be on
Write Dr. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.,
for free 126 page book on woman's
diseases. Every woman should have
one. NO CHARGE'FOR THIS
GRAND HOME MEDICAL BOOK
Every home should have one.
Every man and woman who isn't
afraid to read a book so plainly writ
ten that anyone can understand it
should write today for a revised copy
of The People's Common Sense Medi
cal Adviser to Dr. Pierce, Invalid's
Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y.
This is a large cloth bound book
of 1008 pages 8 inches long, 1 3-4
inches thick brimful of knowledge
net found in ordinary books, sent
postpaid to any reader who will send
this clipping with 20 cents.
BEMIDJI MUSIC HOUSE
117 Third Str.^t, Bemidji.
Wholesale and retail Pia
nos, Organs and Sewing
J. BISIAR, MANAGER.
Contractor and Builder
$ SAVE YOUR MONEY!
ttf W W $ W 5
Regularly and systemati
cally. If. you receive your
pay weekly, lay some aside
each week, if monthly do it
monthly. The dollars, will
pile up surprisingly, f*
Now is the time to open a
bank account with t'
SECURITY STATE BANK
merchandise sales are always
on the increase and each
month has been better than
the last. If you are not al
ready a customer, you do not
know how well we can please
you in quality and satisfy
you in quantity.
W. G. SCHROEDER
and down for many blocks are hideous
cheap structures, built largely of gal
vanlzed iron, and billboards. The
larger and more pretentious buildings
have facades with" more or less sue
cessful attempts at design, but their
too conspicuous sides go bare."
"The Best Medicine I Ever Used"
"Chamberlain's Tablets is the best
medicine I ever used for constipation,
biliousness and headache," writes
Mrs. A. W. Milne, St. George, Utah.
These tablets are very effectual, easy
and pleasant to take. For sale by
I HEAD STUFFED FROM 1
I CATARRH OR A COLD
THE MAMONI* nilANl
Clil-cbes-ter Dlamon J"BMMK|XPV
IMIIS in Red nd iiol\ metallteVyy
boxes, sealed with Blue Ribbon.
Take no other. Buy of your
Drngctiit. Ask forClft-CUfes.TEB 8
UXAMON9 I1RANI PILL!*, for 8 5
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS FVeYWRENF
[Merchants Who Want Your Business
It matters not where you reside or what you want, the merchants below can get it for you at aprk*
that will defy competition. Every merchant is reliable and will give you the best value for your money
Wholesalers and Retailers
Service and satisfaction. Mail
Orders given that same ser
vice you get in person.
Third St. Bemidji, Minn.
BEMIDJI PIONEER PUB. CO.
Do you want
THE BEST GROCERIES
found in Bemidji
Come right here and get
them, as we pride ourselves
on having only the best
money can 'buy.
OTTO G. SCHWANDT
ST. HILAIRE RETAIL
All kinds of building ma
terial, as much or,as little as
you like at the
Coal and wood also for sale
Minnesota Ave. and R. R. 3.
the finest soap i^the world
not^rtlieTjrkx%ntTWsfl1dl^^ of price.
The fact tirat this pwre^miHj
high grade soap can $m sokLi&t
5 cents for a six^ouelake*is"Ai
to the great demand -for a soap of3
such faultless quaKty.*
Says Cream ApplieHt Nostrils 2
Opens Air|4"t'4 Passages Right Up. 4
Instant reliefno waiting. Your
clogged nostrils open right up the air
passages of your head clear and youcan
broathe freeiy. No more hawking, snuf
fling, blowing, headache, dryness. Nc
struggling for breath at night your
cold or catarrh disappears.
Get a small bottle of Ely's Cream
Balm from your druggist now. Apply
a little of this fragrant, antiseptic,
healing cream in your nostrils. It pen
etrates through every air passage of the
bead, soothes the inflamed or swollen
mucous membrane and relief comes in
It's just fine. Don't stay etuffed-up
with a cold or nasty catarrh.
HJCHESTER S PILLS
Ivory Soap is made to be mild, to be
pure, to lather freely, to rinse easily,
to float, .because that is the kind of soap,
most people want
W. E. Adams of Farmiagton, Me.,
has several Russet apples which were
grown in the summer of 1912, and
have been in his cellar through two
winters. The apples are perfect in
every way, not ven withered.
Core Your Cold While You Can.
More real danger lurks in a cold
than in any other of tbe minor a'l
ments. The safe way is to take
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and rid
yourself of the cold as quickly as
possible. For sale by AH Dealers.
Look young! Nobody .can tell if you
use Grandmother^ simple recipe
of Sage Tea and Sulphur.
Almost everyone knows that Sage Te*
and Sulphur, properly compownded,
brings back the natural color-and kwtrc
to the hair when faded, atreaked or gr
also ends dandruff, itching scalp and
stop* falling hair. Years ago the only
way to get tb4a anixture wae to make ft
at boms* phkfc jft jnaasy an trouble
some. Nowadays, by asking at any drug
store for "Wyeth's Sage and Suhphui
yon will get a -large shot
tie of this fanwUKfOWriWciperior al*v*
Dont stay gray! Try it! No on*
can possibly tell that yon darkened you:
hair, a it doss it aoo nateraUy jaad
brush with it and draw this through you
hair, taking one small strand at a time
by morning the gray hair disappears,
after anotherc application ortwo ym
hair becomesWutifully dark, thiok and
We strive to sell.
But we strive harder to plenao.
THAT'S 5 SER4GE.
Courteous attention has
won over many jewelry ens
tomers to us.
George T. Baker &. Co.
of Typewriter Paper and *V
Ton save ate ml^Meatan^*
profit when -yon buy or:h*s
Full ream boxes at .from 76
cents and up.
Security State Bafck^Sldg.
In Bemidji at the
I BEMIDJI PIONEER aglOOI
We are Jobbers'
PIN TICKETS r:'
No need to sendontalde of
-_., Bemidji for them.
Can 43ave You Money..
Bfamm HONEETPUB. 0.
One-half cent per word,per
Regular^charge rate^ one cent
per word per. insertion. .No
ad.taken for Jess.than 10 .cents.
WAKTB^^-A- position as wfiesladyi
In dry goods atore five- years' ex
perienee, with good references.
all or^addipew Pioneer.
WANTEDWork of any kind. Phone
FOR RBNT-r-J-.M. Richards house,
909 Lake Boulevard. Inquire. R.
FOR. rRENTrPurnished^ rooms, 600
^Bemidji Ave.- Mrs. A. E. Henderson.
FOR-RENTTwo rooms for light
housekeeping over Model Bakery.
FOR RENTr-House. P. A. Nelson.
Phone 117,.522 First St.
FOR RENT--New house. Sathre.
WANTED^Light team to board for
their use. Will guarantee good
care. Clyde Petrie. Inquire at
WANTED^-Phone 228-W for all
kinds of wood and hay, delivered.
WANTEDSecond hand household
goods. M. E. Ibertson.
7 ft. cedar posts cut from
dry sound standing cedar 14
and 16 ft. tamarack poles
3 to 4 in. top cut from green
I. P. BATCHELDER
of Music, Art and Expression
Oldest and best Conservatory in the Northwest.
All branches taught. Investigate the depart
ment in which, you are interested. Free class
advantages. Enter now for study.
SEND FOR FREE ILLUSTRATED CATALOG
Ad4rcM JUtktar. *QS Nicollet Amu, Mmpolto. Minn-
Presbyterian Cook Book.
The Pioneer has just completed
the publishing of a splendid 175-page
cook book issued by the ladies of the
Presbyterian church of Crookston,
and. will retain a few copies to be
sold at 50c. Better reserve one by
telephone. Phone 31.Adv.
All. those knowing themselves in
debted to me are kindly requested to
settle their, book account or note be
fore Jan. 1, 1915. I am obliged to
ask customers to favor me promptly
to enable me to meet my own obli
W. Q. SCHROEDER.
'Pioneer want ads bring results.
Duluth Wheat andFJax.
Duluth, Dec. 26.WheatOn track
and to arrive, No. 1 hard, $1.25% No.
1 Northern,- fl.24%, No., ^Northern,
1.21%. Flax-^On track and to ar
St. Pawl Grain.
Stf. Paul,: Doc 26.WheatNo. 1
Northern, 11.26 No. 2 Northern, $1.
24 No. 2 Montana hard, $1.24 corn,
60@62%c No. 3 white oats, 47c bar
ley, 54#65c rye, $f.07 flax, $1.64.
South St. Paul Live Stock:
South St. Paul, Dec. 26.Cattle-
Steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org' cows and.heifers,
$email@example.com calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org stock
ers and feeders, $email@example.com. Hogs
$firstname.lastname@example.org. SheepLambs, $4.50@
7:75 wethers, email@example.com wes, $2.50
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Dec. 26.CattleSteers,
$firstname.lastname@example.org cows and heifers, $3.10
8:26 calves, $6.35#9.50. HogsLight,
$email@example.com mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org heavy,
$email@example.com rough, $firstname.lastname@example.org pigs,
$email@example.com. SheepNative, $5.50
6.35 yearlings, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, Dec. 26.WheatDec., $1.-
25% May, $1,28% July, $1.20. Corn
Dec., 65%c May, 71%c July, 72%c.
-OatsDec, 48%c May, 53%-e. Pork
Jan., $18.35 May, $18.85. Butter
Creameries, 33c. Eggs22@34e:oul
trySprings, ll%c fowls 10^e tnr
i3i,\_. Minneapolis Gram.
"^tinneapolis, Dec. 26.WheatDec.,
*LXtVkl May,. $1^4%^ July, $1.25%.
jfash ^eloee on track: No. 1 hard, $1.-
MlNo. Northern $email@example.com%
\%f&. 2 Northern, $1.19% 1.2$% No.
Northern, $1.16%1.22% No. 3
4y*How corn, 62@62%c No. 3 whito
lts, 4#%47c flax, $1.62%.
One-half cent, per word per..*
issue, scash with copy..
Regular charge rate, one cent
per word per insertion.: No
ad taken for less than 10 cents.
FOR SALE-^T^iave^The following
farm machinery to exchange for
live stock, one two horse corn cul
tivator, one, one horse corn culti
vator, one potatoe sprayer. Two
farm wagons, Two one horse bug
gies, one garden drill, one, two
horse Kentucky single disk harrow
and other farm machinery. W. O
FOR SALESaloon, employing 2
bartenders average sales $40 to
$50.00 per daybest location in
city of 3,500 24 trains daily.
$2,000 will handlemust close be
fore Jan. 1. Address J. G. Ander
son, 716 Torrey Bldg., Duluth,
FOR SALEHorses, cattle, hogs and
household goods. Also farm for
rent prefer to make a deal for the
whole to one party. Call or ad
dress F. M. Pendergast, Birchwood
Farm, Bemidji, Minn.
FOR SALEAt new wood yard,
wood all lengths delivered at your
door. Leave all orders at Ander
son's"Employment Office, 205 Min
nesota Ave. Phone 147. Lizzie
FOR SALESaloon in Joplin, Mont.
Good business in a live town.
Opera house in connection. Ole
Grimsted, Joplin, Mont.
FOR SALERubber stamps. The
Pioneer will procure any kind of
rubber stamp for you on short no
FOR SALE120 acres farm land,
about 500 cords wood, half hay
land on good stream, one mile from
a town, terms liberal, price $20.00
per acre. W. G. Schroeder.
^_ mncELiJiWRmti _ __
ADVERTISERSThe great state o'
North Dakota offers unlimited op
portuniHes for business to class!
fled advertisers. Tbe recognized
advertising medium Ln the Fargo
Daily and Sunday Courier-Newt
the only seven-day paper in the
state and the paper which carrier
the largest amount of classified
advertising. The Cdurier-Newp
covers North Dakota like a blank
et reaching all parts of the stat*
the daj of publication it is th
paper to use in order to get re
sults rates one cent per word first
insertion, one-half cent per word
succeeding insertions fifty cent*
per line per month. Address tb*
Courier-News, Fargo, N. D.
FOR SALETypewriter ribbons for
every make of typewriter on the
market at 50 cents and 75 cents
each. Every ribbon sold for 75
cents guaranteed. Phone orders
promptly filled. Mail orders given
the same careful attention as when
you appear in person. Phone 31.
The Bemidji Pioneer Office Supply
A Danger Signal.
Hoarseness in a child that is sub
ject to croup is a sure sign of an ap
proaching attack.- Give Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy as soon as the
child becomes hoarse and the attack
may be warded off. For sale by All
To parties who are indebted to W.
G. Schroeder for merchandise, dating
back 60 days from Nov. 1 and over,
are requested to settle as soon as con
venient and before Jan. 1, 1915.
W. G. SCHROEDER.
FARM FIRE INSURANCE
Let me write it in the old Oon
necticut Fire Insurance Co.
C. C. CROSS MILES nLBCK
108 Sheets to Box
BEMIDJI PIONEER PUB CO.
We want to sell .a few Work Har
nesses Cheap to advertise them.:Call
to and see them, f-,:"%* "J
W. K. DENIS0N, D. V. M.
Phone 164-2 Pogue'* Ltvary
DRAY AN TRANSFER*
Safe and PianorMoving
Jles. Phone 58 818 America Are.
Ofllce Phone 12.
DR. D. L. STANTON,
Office in Winter, Block
DR. J. T. TWJMY,
Gibbons Block ^r^ j|t
North of Markham Hotel
GRAHAM M. TORRANCE,
Miles Slock Pnpne (10
D. H. FISK, Court Commiiiioner
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Office second floor O'JJearyvBowMr
DR. E. A. SHANNON, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AN]? SURGEON
Office in Mayo Block
Phone 396 Res. Phona t7
DR. C. B. SANBORN
PHYSICIAN AN SURGEON
Offlce--Miles Block i
DR. I. A. WARD
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Over First National Bank
DR. A. E. HENDERSON
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Over First National Bank
Office Phone 36 Res. Phone 72
DR. E. H. SMITH
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Security Bank Block'
DR. EINER JOHNSON
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
A. V. GARL0CK, M. B.
EYE E3AR NOSE THROAT
Office Gibbous Bldg., North Maxkham
Hotel. Telephone 106.
DR. F. J. DABRAGH
Specialist of Chronic Diseases
208 3rd St., over Blooston- Store
Day and Night Calls Answered.
DR. L. J. PERRAUXT,
CORNS and INGROWING NAILS re-
moved without pain. BUNIONS
tiflcally treated. Phone 499-J.-Office,
over the Rex Theater.
E. M. SATHRE
RAILROAD TIME CARBf
MPLS., BED LAKE ft HAV.
2 North Bound Arrives 9:4&.eni
1 North Bound Leaves 1:30 pm
162 Kast Bound Leaves 9:35 am
163 West Bound Leaves 4:55 pm
186 East Bound Leaves 2:46 pm
187 West Bound Leaves 9:54 am.
33 West Bound Leaves 8:16 pra,
34 East Bound Leaves 12:09jpm,
35 West Bound Leaves 3:2S-~*n|
36 East Bound Leaves 1:48 am,
105 North Bound Arrives 7:0-pm
106 South Bound Leaves ^6^0 raj
Freight West Leaves at... 9:00Am
Freight East Leaves at.... 5:0*-fem
32 SouthMpls. Etc. Lv 833: an
*34 SouthMpls...Etc. Lv 11:20 pm
31 NorthKelliher Lv 6:16 pm
33 NorthInt. Falls. Lv 4:1S am
44 South Freight, leaves
North Bemidji 7:80 am
4 North Freight, leaves
North Bemidji 6:00 am
46 Freight from Int. Falls,
due North Bemidji 4:40^pm
45 Freight from Brainerd, due
North Bemidji 7:0Jt twn
Daily. All others daily except Sunday.
NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY
Open, daily,, .exoept Sunday, 1 tor4
m., 7 to 9 p. m. Sunday, reading ream
only, 8 to 6 m.
N. McKEE, Funeral Director
Phone 178-2, 3 or 4
M. E. IBERTSON