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VOLUlSE XVI, NO. 141.
lit ttfatf Far
Latest reports this afternoon
from throughout the Sixth
congressional district show
that Harold Knutson, congress
man from the district, is far in
-the lead for the nomination on
the Republican ticket.
Woolley' carried Hubbard
county by 245.
STATE A110TTED FULL
HARD COAL SUPPLY
Minneapolis, June 19.Minnesota
is allotted virtually the usual sup
ply of hard coal, according_to an an
nouncement received by A. S. Lear
loyd, director antharcite distribution
in the federal fuel administration.
Because of the probable car shortage
and other conditions threatening to
make deliveries difficult, however,
consumers were again urged to place
orders at once for a season's supply.
Minnesota and upper Wisconsin are
allotted approximately 100 per cent
of usual supplies and North Dakota
and South Dakota about 80 per cent
Michigan, Illinois and the lower part
of Wisconsin are allowed 70 per
BAKER WILL OCCUPY
NEW DALTON CORNER
The occupant of the new store on
the first floor of the brick Dalton
business house, now in course-of con
struction at the corner of Beltrami
avenue and Third street, will be
George Baker, proprietor of Baker's
jewelry and music store Mr. Baker
will move to his new location about
the middle of July when it is ex
pected the store will have been com
The move by Mr. Baker means that
he will leave a location occupied by
him for the past 15 years. He will
move into larger and a much more
convenient location with three large
display windows and floor space
73x25 feet and with a handsome in
terior, the new number being admir
ably situated for his business.
When "at home," Mr. Baker will
add several new lines and will have
ample facilities for carrying on his
PERSHING REPORTS ARTILLERY
(By United Press)
Washington, June 19General
Pershing today reported artillerying
in the Chateau Thierry district and
on the Marne front.
KNUTSO N CARRIESit
BELTRAM I COUNTY
JWNALDWIN I N
BEMIDJIB ONL 54
Returns from sixty out of eigjity
one precincts in* Beltrami county
gives Jn the congressional race, Knut
son, 1,400 McDonald, 729, and
Woolley 472, a plurality for Knutson
McDonald carried Bemidji, but
only by the narrow margin of 64
plurality over Knutson and Woolley.
In Bemidji, McDonald received 316
votes, Knutson 262 and Woolley 151.
For the same number of pr.ecincts,
Rako has a big lead for state repre
sentative and his nomination Is as
sured. Rako comes along with 1,-
202, Opsahl 741 and Thoren has
F6r the sheriff's race, Sheriff John
son also has a long lead, he receiv
ing 1,431 votes in the sixty precincts
reporting, Ibertson second with 610,
Bailey third with 472 Ditty 200,
ami Akerblade 160.
Moon, register of deeds, leads in.
the race for re-election with 996,
with Rhea second with 596. Olson
received 402, Huffman 376 and Nor
ris* of Williams- 357.' Looks like
Moon and Rhea for the finals in the
Burnauist Sweeiw Conntv.
For the head of the ticket in the
state balloting, Burnquist swept the
county by a larger figure than an
ticipated by those "in "the know,"
winning over Lindbergh by 1,62d to
WIS* a .majority isr_Jfce-*i*ty -pre
Senator Nelson walloped Peterson
to the tune of 1,943 to 624.
Thorson Wins Third
In the Third commissioner dis
trict, Hayes, incumbent and Social
ist, received a gdod cleaning, receiv
ing only 102 votes, while Thorson
came *in under the -wire with 179.
Tweeten has 139 to his credit thus
tar and Wright 102. Meland man
aged to get 44 together.
The totals unofficially given re
ported for the sixty precincts are as
Senator in Congress. ntn
Nelson maj 1,319
Burnquist maj 424
Lieutenant Governor. noi
Crane's plur 125
Secretary of State.
Schmahl's maj 496
Preus' maj. .-J*, .t... 749
Rines' maj 249
Hilton's maj 305
Clerk of Supreme Court.
Caswell's plur 37
(Continued on Page Six)
STATE POULTRY MEETING
IN BEMIDJI THURSDAY
There will be a meeting of the
state poultry development campaign
in the Bemidji high school Thursday
evening, June 20, commencing at
7:30 o'clock, and every owner of
poultry or those interested are urged
to be present.
Superintendent Bolcom of the
public schools will act as chairman
and A W. Aamodt, county agricul
tural agent, will be present, as will
Prof. N. E. Chapman, state poultry
specialist Harry.Olin^ agricultural
director of the Bemidji iiigh school
Judge W E. Stanfield, United States
extension poultry husbandman, be
dsides officials of the N P. and M. &
The whole family is cordially in
vited to hear these experts on poul
Who Saves, Serves Who Squanders, Shirks Prepare For W.S.S. Pledge Week
BEMIDJI BADLY PZQEER
BEMIDJI, MINN., WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 19, 1918.
mnijniin ityiliiliinff" In Fr&DC6
for the front.
THANKS TO FRIENDS
(By United Press)
Copenhagen, June 19.Bolsheviki
in western Siberia have been over
thrown by a counter revolution
formed by the new government with
Czecho-Slavic support. The counter
revolutionists captured Samara and
Raid at Night
By LOWELL MELLETT
United Press Correspondent
With the Americans-on the Marne,
June 19.^One^Franco-American unit
on this front, under an American
commander, faces the well' known
Tenth Landwehr regiment. A daring
American marine patrol raid estab
lished this fact.
An American captain and seven
marines crept down to the edge of
the Marne near Chartevei, crossed in
the darkness, landed and encounter
ed two, German sentries. They fled
unresisting, although the Americans
were practically unarmed.
Then the Sammies rushed into
where they found five Germans
asleep in a cellar. The Huns were
dragged out and then the alarm
spread and rockets commenced to
flare. The marines hiked out on the
return but their (boat struck a sub
merged object and all were" dumped
into the river under shots from Ger
man rifles.* However, all safely
reached shore and American head
WILSON AID POINTS TO
EARLY SUFFRAGE VOTE
Washington, June 19 Encour
aged by President Wilson's support,
woman suffrage leaders are ready to
risk a vote on the constitutional suf
frage amendment in the senate To
day they urged their friends in the
senate to get ready to bring the
amendment up for final considera
-tion, expecting to get it before the
senate late this week or early next
week. The suffrage leaders are con
fident of victory.
Bemidji, June 19, 1918.
Editor Bemidji Pioneer: Permit
me, through the columns of your
paper, to extend to those who so
loyally supported me, my most, sin
At this time it looks as_ if Knutson
There is some comfort in the reali
zation that nothing has been done
by me or my friends that can be sub
ject to adverse criticism or that need
be excused as being "permissible in
E. E. M'DONALD.
Sallna, Kan., June 19.Miss Wini
fred Neptune of Sajina announced to
day that she is a republican candi
date for the state legislature. Miss
Neptune is Kansas' first woman leg
islative candidate. She plans to make
a vigorous campaign.
BOLSHEVIK IN WEST SIBERIA
OVERTHROWN IN REVOLUTION
uf "an infirmary ready to leave
GERMANY IS ALSO
HOLDING UP RESERVES
'By B. WOOD
With the French afield, June 19.
^-Despite th6 four great drives, the
Germans are understood-to be jeal
ously guarding untouched reserves
nd it is possible that Hindenburg
lis planning to make repeated attacks
between the North sea and the Cham
pagne region to kill or wear out al-
*y Meanwhile, the Germans are seek
ing to advance their lines along the
Marne and Oise until convirced the
filled reserves are completely ex
hausted. Then they will throw in
Absolutely fresh divisions for a de
clsive' battle before Paris.
The allied reserves are Ibeing
nursed in a masterful manner, yet
account of the numerical Buper
irity of the Germans/ nothing but
Jfe fipnUnual arrival .of Americans
can give the allies man power ad
vantage, when the enemy plays its
final trump, which is likely within
ALIENS MUST REGISTER
It seems that the registration for
German alien women, now on by or
der of the Minnesota Public Safety
commission, is not generally
in- Bemidji judging from th
results, and it should be borne in
mind that all German women over
14 years of age who are not citizens
of the United States must register
They should present themselves at
the^ity building and fill out ques-
tioBaaires furnished Iby Chief of Po
lice Ripple, and failure to do so will
bring a severe penalty. This mat
ter^jhould be attended to as soon as
^possible as the time for registry is of
pniH a few days' duration.
SENTENCE FOR KILLING
(By United Press)
Waukesha, Wis., June 19.Grace
Lusk, convicted of slaying the wife
of a man with whpm she kept com
pany, was today taken in an auto to
Waupun to begin serving a 19-year
BAN ON RUBBER
Washington, June 19.The war
trades board has issued an order for
bidding the importation of manufac
tured rubber articles after June 25
ITALIAN RESERVES READY
TO JUMP INTO FRAY
(By United Press)
London, June 19.It Is learned
authoratively that the Italians have
large reserves at strategic points
ready to fling Into the fighting If the
Austrian drive becomes seriously
BURNQUIST RESTS, SATISFIED
Governor J. A. A. Burnquist
rested at his home today from
the campaign, paying no at
tention to detailed returns but
satisfied from the earlier ad
vices that he had been renom
inated by a substantial vote.
"I am very grateful, of course,
to all those who have made my
nomination possible," he said.
"As governor of no particular
element of our population, I
shall continue to serve all as
fairly as I can, and strive to do
everything possible to make
the state government efficient
in the prosec ition of the war."
WINNERS IN STATE
United States Senator.
Knute Nelson, Republican.
J. A. A. Burnquist, Republican
Willard L. Comstock, Democrat.
Thomas Frankson, Republican
C. H. Helweg, Democrat.
J. A. O. Preus, Republican
L. W. Huntley, Democrat
Secretary of State.
Julius A. Schmahl, Republican.
Edward Indrehus, Democrat.
Henry Rines, Republican.
D. D. Devine, Democrat.
Clifford L. Hilton, Republican
B. B. Gislason, Democrat.
Clerk of the Supreme Court.
I. A. Caswell, Republican.
C. L. Lethert, Democrat
Railroad & Warehouse Commissioner
Fred W. Putnam, Republican
J. S. Jacobson, Democrat.
(By United Press)
St* Paul, June 19.Defeated in all
contests for state ticket places on
the Republican ticket, the Nonparti
sans, led by Townley have a chance
to put across one United States con
gressman. In the Seventh Minnesota
district, Dr. Henrick Shipstead is
probably nominated over Congress
man Volstead, incumbent.
The latest returns indicate that
Fred Wheaton is nominated for the
Democratic state ticket governor
ship. Duluth returns gave Wheaton
a lead over Judge Comstock, thought
yesterday to be safely nominated
Burnquist's nomination over Lind
bergh is certain.
The state-wide primaries held
Monday furnished much of interest
in its varied phases, chief among
which is the cleaning up of Lind
bergh, the foe of good government
and the enemy of the country that
harbors him, but Lindbergh will not
suffer for he is the wealthiest man
in his county, notwithstanding his
attacks upon "the rotten rich
The result of the 'balloting shown
that Congressman Lundeen of Min
neapolis, another notorious "paci-
fist," has been thrown on the scrap
heap by Walter H. Newton, assist
ant county attorney, a splendid
young man who entered the field
last of a list of five entries Lun
deen was the man Roosevelt termed
a "shadow Hun."
Good Bve Van Lear.
Another noteworthy result was
the choice of J. E Meyers, a sub
stantial business man of Minneap
olis, for the mayoralty and in the
election he may be depended upon
to defeat Minneapolis' notorious Bol
sheviki mayor, Van Lear.
Nelson "Snows" Peterson.
Good old Senator Knute Nelson
just .naturally stepped all over James
A Peterson, backed by Townley et al.
Little Falls, home of Lindbergh,
repudiated him and overwhelmingly
voted for Burnquist, after which the
loyalists of that city sent a- huge
bouquet to the governor
New Ulm True to Huns.
New Ulm, where the famous
Fritsche-Pfaender anti-draft meet
ing was staged last July, has the dis
tinction of toeing the only territory
in the state so far to report a ma
jority for James A Peterson, the
Minneapolis attorney convicted olf
violating the espionage law and un
der sentence of four years in the
A. Lindbergh, Townley league
candidate and author of the book
"Why Is Your Country At War?"
carried New Ulm more than three
TURKS INVITE WAR
BY RECKLESS ACTION
(By United Press)
Washington, June 19 What may
prove to be an act of war against
the United States occurred at Attn
bris, Persia, when the Turks took
that city and occupied the American
and British consulates and attacked
an American hospital.
RTY-FIVE CENTS PER MONTH
STAT E BOLSHEVIK I
AR E ROIJTjfSTATE
to one over Governor J. A. A. Burn
quist, loyalty leader
The anti-draft meeting at New
Ulm last year was the beginning of a
series of meetings at which opposi
tion (o the draft'was preached, un
til federal and state authorities took
a hand. Then followed removal of
Dr A. L. Fritsche as mayor and
AlbertiPfaeffder as city attorney, for
their #rt in promoting the meeting
Elects New Mayor.
New Ulm found itself a pariah
among i-.ie cities of Minnesota, and
the loyal business men of the place
made a drlvo to regain its reputa
tion They put on a great loyalty
demonstration at which Governor
Burnquist spoke, and got 0r a crowd
of 20,000 persons to offset the meet
ing of the 10,000 who attended the
anti-draft meeting. When it came
to the city election last springy they
rallied to WiUibaW Eibner, the man
Governor Burnquist had appointed as
mavor, and elected him by a good
(By United Press)
Rome, June 19Captured Aus
trian officers say the Austrian offen
sive has failed. Enormous losses and
failure to attain a single objective
have profoundly affected the Aus
trians. The enemy casualties are en
Italian Situation Favorable.
London, June 19 The Italian sit
uation is more favorable than yes
terday. The danger to Montello is
greatly lessened The enemy was re
pulsed between Brenta and the Piave
On other sectors the enemy gains
ARRESTED THIRD TIME
"Ah, Ila'" ejaculated Federal In
dian Officer W W Johnson as he
stood in front of the shoe shop of
Jacob Jacobson in Kelliher
"Shoe shop, eh?" he continued
"Let's see Shoe shoppair and
makes shoes and bootsboots
And into the shop strolled John
son When he emerged he had in
tow the proprietor, likewise a quart
of whiskey and the Kelliher boot
legger was held in bonds of $1,000
to the November grand jury
Jacobson is no stranger tt the booze
peddling business, it is said He is
an ex-chief of police of Kelliher and
it is said is one of that town's pre
mier disloyal citizens It is stated
bv federal authorities that he has
?2,000 in cash and has never bought
a Liberty bond, given a nickel to
the Red Cross or any other patriotic
movement to help the government
win the war
The arrest of Jacobson-makes
third time he has been taken for il
legally selling liquor.