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F. G. NEUMEIER, Editor.
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The /Weakly Pioneer.
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APFR RLPRE3LNTLD FCR FOREIGN
ADVERTISING BY THE
NEW YORK AND CHICAGO
AL Tu PRINCIPA CniE?
NAMES AND THEIR HIS-
(Prepared by the Minnesota
Historical Society for the
One of the first judges of
the supreme court of Minne
sota territory was Bradley
Meeker, who served from
1849 to 1853 Meeker was
born in Connecticut in 1815
and practiced law in Ken
tucky before coming to Min
nesota He presided at the
first term of court in Min
neapolis which was held in
July, 1849, in the old gov
ernment grist mill. Judge
Meeker was a charter mem
ber of the Minnesota Histori
cal society, established in
1849, one of the first regents
of the university, 1851, and a
member of the constitutional
convention, 1857. He owned
a large tract of land on the
east bank of the Mississippi
below the Falls of St. An
thony, including Meeker's
Island His death occurred
in 1873 The county named
in honor of Judge Meeker was
established in 1856
Some people are always waiting for
opportunity to take them by the
hand. It never does and it never
Don't sit still and wait for oppor
tunity to come to you. Go out and
hunt it, and hunt till you find it
It's flirting with you every day in
the year, every hour in the day.
One of the greatest opportunities
lies in what you may accomplish in
the aid of your home town, for what
is good for the town is even better
Your future is not up to opportu
nity, it is up to you.
A newspaper is in no sense a child
cf charity It earns twice over every
dollar it receives, and it is second to
no enterprise in contributing to the
upbuilding of any community. Its
patrons reap far more benefits from
its pages than its publishers, and in
asking for the support of the com
munity, it asks for no more than in
all fairness belongs to it, though
generally it receives less St Paul
A friend suggests to us that all this
note writing which the president has
indulged in since the Lusitania was
sunk may not be labor lost after all.
There will have to be a letter of ac
ceptance after the St Louis conven
tion, you know This is all very
true, but we are wandering how
"strict accountability" and all fche
other phrases of the past year are
going to fit into a document like that.
It is reported that an organized
attack on the state highway commis
sion is scheduled for the next legis
lature About the best features of
the good roads law in the provision
requiring the supervision of the high
way commission, and the people in
terested in good roads will do well to
get busy in support of the commis
sion Elk River Star.
Too long have the rights and opin
ions of womankind been ignored in
the settlement of the great questions
of this day. But when was any
great question settled And no great I
question will ever be settled until:
women are admitted to the franchise
privilege equally with man.Little
Hens are laying for South Dakota
prohibition today. Women prohibi
tion workers are to use all profits
from the sale of eggs this week for a
fund to further prohibition in that
state No Broadway ^chicken"
would endorse this plan.
A New York court is solving a
heavy law question today. It is
Avhether -a. snapping turtle can snap
and there is $5,000*1* attesfcfem. The
defense says that it ,-ce.nnot^Bap be
cause it hasn't any teeth.
S Harding, manager of the
Grand theater, deserves much credit
ioi bringing "The JBirth of a J^a-
lion" to Bemidji. Never before has
uch a mighty attraction tbeen
brought to Bemidji.
Senator Harding's "keynote" ad
dress at the Chicago convention! will
2 unmistakably Republican and it
vill be easy to find harmonies tor it
all over the country.
\t St. Louis 5 9
Cleveland 5 5 3
At Philadelphia 4 8 2
BatteriesMorton and O'Neill
8u and Meyers
Chicago 4 6 0
4t Washington 1 6 2
BatteriesFaber and Schalk Gal
lia and Henry
St Louis 1 4 1
At New York 10 10 0
BatteriesWeilman and Severeid
Shawkey and Walters.
R. H. E.
Detroit 0 4 2
At Boston 4 9 3
BatteriesDubuc and Stanage
Ruth and Thomas.
At Minneapolis 6
BatteriesSl^pnicka and Mayer
Burk and Owens.
R. H. E.
Kansas City 5 11 0
At Paul 0 3 2
BatteriesReagan and Berry -Fin
neran and Glenn.
R. H. E,
Louisville 2 5 2
At Toledo 7 9 2
BatteriesNorthrop and Williams
Bedient and Bresnahan.
R. H. E.
Indianapolis 6 7
At Columbus 4 10 2
BatteriesDawson and Schang
Brady and Pratt.
JUDGE ELY WRIGHT
WILL LEAVE WALKER
Walker, Minn., May 25.Judge
Ely Wright, Walker's oldest citizen,
Civil war veteran, and one of thei best
known G. A. R. men in the state* has^
been signally honored by his com
rades in the East, by being made a
life member of the original army post'
of the United States, No. 1, Ports
mouth, N. H. Mr. Wright is now ar
ranging to dispose of all his prop
erty in Walker, preparatory to his
departure for Chicago where he i will
make his home with a daughter. For
over twenty years he has made his
home in Walker and during a greater
portion of this period was the /only
living G. A. R. man in the village.
He is 78 years of age.
C. G. JOHNSON
Day Call 581-W Night Call 472
Huffman & O'Leary
N. McKEE, Funeral Director
Phone 178-W or
I can Insure
Telephone 360-W. Offices
506 BELTRAM I AYE.
BatteriesRudolph and Gowdy
Jasper and Snyder.
R. H. E.
Philadelphia 6 10 1
At Chicago 5 8 2
BatteriesRixey and Killifer Sea
ton and Fischer
R. H. E.
New York 6, 10 0
At Cincinnati 1 11 4
BatteriesPerritt and Rariden
Schulz and Wingo
R. H. IS.
Brooklyn 3 13 0
At Pittsburgh 2 8 1
BatteriesCheney and Meyers
Mamaux and Gibson. (10 innings.)
JUST WATT TILE THEIR
Cleveland, May 25.Mrs.
S. T. iBrizles! put up*an lab
orate i four apartment bird
house in her back yard in
Euclid H*dgt*ts a4ew weeks
sago. She.-was puzzled when
half a dozen or more birds
i lafecL on the roof of the
house but built no nests. She -ft
finally, figured out the situa
'*While their wives were
i* -nesting elsewhere, the men
birds have, been using my
bird house as a club," said
Mrs. Brixley, indignantly.
TO SPEND $80,000
FOR GOOD ROADS
Moorhead, Minn., May 25.More
than $50,000 wHl be spent on good
road work in Clay county this year
by the individual townships, aside
from the amount spent by the county
The gross total of township levies
for road purposes is placed at $50,-
340, making an available total of
from $80,000 to $90,000 for road
The biggest road job this year is
the construction of a 214-foot steel
and concrete bridge across the, Buf
olfa river in MoLand township
STATE MAY FURBISH
50 NAVAL AIR MEN
St. Paul, Minn., May 25.Minne-
sota may furnish fifty aviators under
a plan of naval and military authori
ties to provide 2,000 trained air men
for national defense, Governor Burn
quist said Tuesday night.
The entire force could be trauned
during this summer for $2,000,000,
including the cost of machines and
equipment, it is believed by those
supporting the scheme.
BUTTER CONTEST AT
St. Paul, Minn., May 25.The first
of the state butter making contests
was held in St. Paul today. Six con
tests will be held this summer, on
June 22, July 20, August 15, Sept.
28 and Oct. 26 The last contest
will be held in conjunction with the
meeting of the National Creamery
The rules and prizes offered will be
the same as last year, with a first and
second prize each month and a grand
prize for the two highest averages
during the season.
NATIONAL PEACE LEAGUE
OPENS MEET TODAY
Washington, May 25."We
Delegates to the first annual -con
vention of the National League to
Enforce Peace didn't say that in so
DODGE BROS. CA
The best car for the moiey
J, D. Sleiner
Cass Lake, Winn.
I am making 3 and 5 year
-loans n improved farms,
.occupied?by owners at
1 per cent
Clayton C. Cross
W Wan Yo
to keep in mind the
fact thatin addition to
printing this news
paper wexlo job work
of any ikind. When
in need of ^anything
in this Jine be sure
THE BEMI*frf*II& PJOHEEB
ixtarny-wordatyhenjthey gathered here
today ^for^the opening session -tomor
row under former President William
Howard Taft, but that was the idea
they wanted to convey.
"We believe," said Herbert S. Hous
ton, president of the Associated Ad
vertising Clubs ofr the* World sa&d a
prominent member of the league,
"that permanent internataonabpeace
is, a,ihaiainesa^propDsition that iias to
be organized and pushed through by
men with red blood in their veins
3ust ^as anything-else that is worth
while has to be handled.
"Permanent peace means a great
deal to the business interest of the
world and they are behindthis tr
30 years experience
ganization, heart, souk and body."
Two Of" the'principal speakers at
the convention will be Secretary of
War Newton D. Baker and Major
General Leonard Wood.
'U" GIRLS-T0 HIKE
Minneapolis, Minn., May 25.One
bunxL*e pretty University of Minne
sota co-eds today agreed to hike to
the Lake Geneva, Wis., national Y.
'W. C. A. conference Aug. 22 to Sept.
1. Because school will not be in
session then, they will leave their
homes August 15, ride to within 100
-miles of Geneva and finish on loot.
FANCY LAWNS AND FLOWER BEDS
Decorating and Trimming of
Groves, all kinds of Tree Planting
Phone 6 5 or 6 6 Bemidji, Minn.
JWmi WAITIN ROO
218 Beltrami Ave.
Qpe&ed for the convenience of oar patrons.
quick service and modern
BUS AND LIVERY LINE
In connection with the Nymore and Bemidji Jitney Service
(Day and Night Service)
Bemidji-Nymore Bus and Livery Line
N. Western Foundry and Machine Shop
H. D. HENION F. R. WERNER
Brass and Aluminum Castings a specialty, our
prices are right, we guarantee our work. Let
us prove it.
418 8th St. Phone 964-J.
ECOND HAND STORE
Clothing Karlnare Furniture
Hides firs Junk
Leav orders at LaQua store Phone 581-J
of tfiif Mil
You can't afford to eat or driDk
anything" which you are not ab
solutely sure is PURE. Every
drop of our milk comes from a
HEALTHY COW, fed on bal
anced ration, milked in abso
lutely sanitary quarters and
then the milk is clarafied.
The Wholesomeness and Pur
ity o\ our Milk is Unsurpassed
Let us deliver you a -bottle
You will readily taste the
Phone us your order now, to
day, while you think of it.
WANTEDStenographer at once
one with some practical experience.
Apply in own handwriting to G. R.,
WANTEDServant girl for general
housework references. Apply 622
Bemidji Ave. d523tf
WANTEDGirl for general house
work 717 Beltrami Ave. Phone
WANTEDA bell boy. Hotel Mark
FOR RENTHouse, barn and chick
en coop, with two acres of garden.
Terms: $10 per month one mile
from town. Inquire Larson Dairy
Farm. Phone 17-F-5. 4d525
T^OR RENTDuring months of June
and July, furnished cottage on
Lake Boulevard Address "Cot-
tage," ca^e Pioneer office, Bemidji.
^OR RENTThree-room house with
garden Inquire M. Dicaire.
I'OR RENTSeven-room house. In
quire Palmer's Feed Store. 7d527
FOR RENTSeven-room house A
Klein Phone 744 3d527
/OR RENTThree modern furnished
looms Phone 282. 523tf
'OR RENT4-room cottage. Tel.
YOU WANT COUNTER SALES
books in duplicate or triplicate we
have them. Merchants find that
they can save money by ordering
them printed here. A great many
of the stores in Bemidji and sur
rounding towns are using Pioneer
counter sales books. We want to
fill your next order. May we?
Phone 922 or address Bemidji Pio
neer, Bemidji. 513tf
FOR SALETypewriter ribbons for
every make of typewriter on the
market at 50 cents and 7 cents
each.? Every ribbon sold for 75
cents guaranteed. Phone ordere
promptly filled. Mail orders given
the same careful attention as when
you appear in person Phone 31
The Bemidji Pioneer Office Suppb
Store. Pioneer want ads bring results
FARMS FOR SALE.
FOR SALESW& of SE&, Sec?Tl-
146-32, (Town of Frohn), on
long time and easy terms. Call
on or write A. Kaiser, Bagley,
Subscribe for the Pioneer.
^jraraCJ^NS^STrRG^ONS^^ DR. ROWLAND GILM0RE
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
DR. E. A. SHANJTON, H.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office in Mayo Block
Phone 396 Res. Phone 89'
DR. C. R. SANBORN
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
DR. L. A. WARD
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
DR. E. H. SMITH
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Security Bank Block
DR. EINER JOHNSON
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
A. V. GARL06K M. D.
EYE EAR NOSE THROAT
Office Gibbons Bldg. North of
Markham Hotel. Phone 105.
First National Bank Bldg.
I remove the cause of acute and
Office hours: 10-12, 1:30-6, 7 to 8
DEAN LAND CO.
LAND, LOANS INSURANCE
AND CITY PROPERTY
Troppman Block Bemidji
DWIGHT D. MILLER
Midland Insurance Co., Life, Acci
dent, Health Insurance
606 Beltrami Ave. 'Bemidji, Minn.
^"S^" t*VJ""'" -js" ^"./"-s'?1'--?*-'
THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1916.
MAYBE YOU'LL FIND IT HERE
These ads. bring certain-results. One-half cent
a wordier issue, cash^with copy, ic a word oth-
erwise. Always telephone No. 31
FOR SALECity property and some
of the best improved and unim
proved land in Beltrami county. 1
am selling my own property when
you buy from me you pay no com
mission and get very easy terms.
E J. Swedback, Bemidji, Minn.
FOR SALEGrocery, confectionery,
fixtures, consisting of soda foun
tain, chairs, tables, counters, Day
ton computing scale, cash register
and show cases Call on or write
W. Palmer, Walker, Minn.
FOR SALETwo five-passenger sec
ond hand touring cars in first class
condition reason for selling, will
move away. Will sell cheap if
taken at once Address W., c|o
Business and Professional
FOR SALEUnderwood typewriter,
used about 2 months, as good as
new cost 100 00, will sell for
$75 Part payment, balance on
easy terms Address B., Pio
FOR SALEInner player piano
first class condition. Also 3 dozen
roils of music $400 buys piano
and music. If interested address
"PIANO," care of Pioneer office.
FOR SALE OR RENT355 acres
near Tenstrike. Some good tim
ber cultivated land and buildings.
Write A. Schneider, Nauvoo,
FOR SALEFive-room cottage on 50
ft. lot, 2 blocks from high school
and Central school. Herbert
Wood, 819 America Ave. tf
FOR SALERubber stamps. The
Pioneer will procure any kind of
rubber stamp for you on short no
FOR SALECorner lots, 60-foot east
front. A bargain if taken at once.
Herbert Wood, 819 America Aye. tf
FOR SALENew and second hand
buggies and harnesses. Inquire at
Mclver's Livery. 6d526
FOR SALEFive acre lots in Ny
more, on easy terms. Tel. 249.
Mathew Larson. d44tf
FOR SALE OR 1R\DEFor wood,
one light work crse. 233 Mis
sissippi Ave 4d526
FOR SALEA bunch of used pick
poles at a bargain Moberg Con
struction Co. 6d526
FOR SALEFive-room house, 1219
Minn. Ave. 6d529
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The Pioneer is lim place to buy
mi rolls of adding machine paper
for Burroughs adding machines One
roll, a dozen rolls or a hundred rolls
GRAHAM M. TORRANCE,
Miles Block Phone 660
D. H. FISH, Court Commissioner
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Office second floor O'Leary-Bowser
Office Phone 3-R Res. Phone 99-J
3rd St. and Irrine Ave.
DRS. WARNLNGER & HOEY
Phone 209 Bemidji, Minn.
DRAY AND TRANSFER
Safe and Piano Moving
Res. Phone 68 818 America Are
Office Phone 12.
DR. G. M. PALMER
Office Phone 124, Residence 346
Miles Block, Bemidji
DR. D. L. STANTON.
Office in Winter
J. T. TUOMY,
Gibbons Block Tel.
North of Markham Hotel
DRS. LARSON & LARSON
Specialists the Eye, Fitting of Glasses
We have all the facilities for dupli
cating broken lenses
Offices: Postoffice Block
'MOTOR DRAY LINE
Baggags transferred to all pasts ot
iHeadquarters: Bemidji Auto. Co.
Office 118-W es- Wl-W