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3. i COST HIM MORE THAN FIFTY Mr. Trawra Had Not Properly Esti mated Hia Losses on That Little Fiatlc Encounter. If' 1 can't afford to lose $50 on a prize fight," mourned Gelatine Trov ers an hour or so after the shock he received over the wires that fatal Friday afternoon. "But you have lost It, haven't you?" we asked, and he nodded disconsolately as he climbed aboard a homebound car. He must have felt a premonition as he mourned, for it is unlike Mr. Travers to regret his losses and when he ar rived home he broke the news to Mrs. Travers, along with the implied sug gestion that a little economy for (he next few weeks would not come In amiss. Mrs. Travers said nothing in hsr most sympathetic manner, and the evening's conversation covered topics wholly foreign to prize fights. At Ihe breakfast table next morning Mr. Travers had no taste for anything the morning paper might have to say, and Mrs. Travers gained possession of it without the usual contest. Glancing through the paper rapidly Mrs. Tra vars tore out a square section from page 2, and another from page 11, Then at one of those unexpected mo ments every woman knows breakfast Is replete with, said: "So you could lose $50 on a prize fight. Well, well. Here Is a sale I have been awaiting for a long time. And strange to say, hare is another Just across the street one is on suits and the other on gowns. And the strangest of all, we happen to have accounts at both those tores. Fifty dollars, you say, you lost? Was it an even fiftyY' And so it was that the breakfast dishes at the Travers* home went unwashed Saturday morning because Mrs. Tra vers was obliged to catch an early jit ney downtown and commence opera tions.Kansas City Star. THE PIONEER .WANT ADS BRING RESULTS In Purchasing an International MOTOR TRUCK IS INVESTING IN SERVICE THAT EXCELS It has a capacity of 3,000 pounds, wheel base of 128 "Inch regular 146.inch special. Enginefour cylin der block-cast L-head heavy duty type. We will have this truck on display in a very few days and think it will pay any ont to look this truck over before placing an order, as we think that it will meet the needs of this part of the country. New Model 4 Overland To make room for the new Model 4 Overland, we will have to clear our floor space of 2d-hand cars and offer a Cole 8 that is in very good shape, 1917 Ford and a 1917 Chevorlet that has only made 4,000 miles at prices that will pay you to investigate. BEMIDJI MOTOR SERVICE 200 Third Street Bemidji, Minn. PHONE 857 See this Big Demonstration ot the Universal Gas Machine See ifr bake before your~ eyes Friday and Saturday this week at Clifford's new store in the Kaplan Block. This is sure to interest you as it will save you money in the use of ranges, heat- ers and all classes of stoves. DO NOT MISS THIS SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 23, 1919 THE BEMIDJI DAILY PIONEER HUFFMAN & Q1EARY FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING H. N. M'KEE, Funeral Director PHONE 178-W or SNAPS! 4-room house, good location, lot 75x140. Price $1350, $350 cash, balance $25 per month. 6-room modern house, east front, screened porch, wood shed and garage, $3000, cash. 160 acres cut-over land, on Jefferson Highway, 3% miles from Bemidji, $10 per acre, easy terms. 6-room cottage, lot 50x140, east front, good well. Price, $4000, $200 cash, balance $15 per month. 10 acres within the city lim its, on Jefferson Highway, nicely built log cabin and other buildings. A fine truck and poultry farm. Price $800, one-half cash. 110 acres hardwood land on Scenic Highway and fine lake, 8-room house, screened porches, can be used as summer resort. Small tract opened up, fine timber. $50 per acre, might consider Bemidji resi dence as part payment. 6-room house, modern except heat, hardwood floors, garage 'and wood shed, $2,500, one half cash. GEORGE H. FRENCH....Phone 93 J. P. LAHR Markham Hotel Building THE United States Government is to have a mam moth joint exhibit by the Departments of War, Navy, Interior, Commerce, Labor, and Agriculture, at the Minnesota State Fair, August 30 to September 6, which will be more extensive than any similar exhibit ever seen hi the Northwest. This big exhibit will be set up in the Steel and Ma- chinery Building, on the tip of Machinery Hill, and will occupy 10,000 square feet. It is coming to the Minnesota State Fair by special train, a big force of experts being needed to put it up and direct it. The war trophies section of the exhibit will undoubtedly Interior of Submarine Mine. prove more interesting than anything else. Thous- ands of trophies picked up from European battle- fields will feature the show, including giant Minnen werfers, trench mortars, communication systems, rifles, machine guns and other relics. There are elaborate sectional exhibits by the Quar- termaster Corps, Signal Corps, Engineer Corps, Air Service Medical Department, and Ordnance Depart- ment. Models of the leading battleships in the All Kinds of Small Trophies Shown. American navy, torpedoes, torpedo trucks, sub- marine equipment, radio telephones, and other equipment will be displayed by the Navy Depart- ment. The Department of Commerce will show leather Many War Trophies at Big Minnesota State Fair August 30 to September 6. A ROUND TRI RATE OF A FARE-AND-A HALF ON ANY RAILRO IL Unique Head Gear Taken From Germans. The war trophy exhibit by the 151st Artillery, housed in the Annex to the Art Galleries, will pro- voke great interest. Hundreds of trophies picked up by members of the 151st Artillery at Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, the Ourcq, the Argonne, the Marne, and other places on the Western Front, will be shown. It is the largest exhibit of its kind brought back from Europe by any Northwest unit. Giant Minnenwerfer Taken by 151st. A big special exhibit by the Ordnance Department of the United States army, containing large sized and small sized "tanks," large and small field pieces, trucks and other equipment used by the Ordnance Department, will be exhibited. This exhibit occu- pies four special cars, and is being shipped to the State Fair for special exhibition. PAGE THREE C-.i v:\s made from fish skins, lighthouse equipment, and other things illustrating its work. There is a most elaborate exhibit by the Departments of Interior, Labor and Agriculture.