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VOL. 1. NO 9
Mrs. Omich can accommodate
a few more day borders.
Mrs. F. Doml was
visitor this week.
Sailing on the lake was enjoyed
by many last Sunday.
Several families picnicked on
"Diamond Point" last Sunday.
Mr. Fellows is erecting a house
south of Mr. Geil's place.
The bridge across the School
craft river is completed.
It. K. Titus arrived in Bemidji
Monday with his household goods.
Dan. Dennis and son were in
Fosston this week.
carry a fulf line of hatsstiff
hats, soft hats and straw hats.
Ole Mean, of Fosston, was in
Bemidji several days this week.
A large force of men are at work
on the Thompson building.
Al. Newman is erecting a resi
dence on Beltrami avenue.
There were six tents on the lake
front Wednesday.
A large number of Indians were
in this week with furs and sugar.
M. M. Scott is now painting the
"Gem" building.
Now is the time to tell your fish
Bemidji now has a painter and
paper-hanger in the person of M.
M. Scott, of Moose.
Messrs. World and Short came
down from Walker in ft canoe last
Mrs. Mary Gallagher, of Black
Du&k, visited friends in Bemidji
John tf..-a saw thill was clased
seyeral/lays this week on account
of having no logs to saw.
A 4arge number of fish are
caught daily by local sports. I
A tire destroyed the Borgerding
& Haskanip elevator at Melrose
last Saturday.
J. Berrick, of Alexandria, is
the guest of John Steidl. Mr.
Berrick will probably accept a
''position in Craig iv Co.'s mill.
Messsrs. Geo. Wheeler and Ed.
Gallagher, of Moose, spent several
days in Bemidji this week.
The Bemidji base ball nine will
cross bats with the Moose nine at
the latter city May 30th.
After the new road is completed
between Walker and Bemidji, our
merchants will receive most of
their freight at that point.
A large force of men with teams
left Wednesday to repair the ap
proach to the Sohoolcraft bridge,
about fifteen miles from here.
Chas. Gfillliam returned from
Fosston Wednesday with a load of
goods for Smith & Bates^possible
On accounti of bad roads and
i to get mail through to Park Rapids
for a week.
A colony of Norwegians arrived
in Bemidji this week, and located
a few miles southeast of here.
The Mcintosh, agricultural so
ciety will hohl a midsummer fair
this season on the 3d and 4th of
Nic. Thines, of Brainerd, and
Messrs. M. Thines, Bartlett and
Roberts, of Park Rapids, paid
Bemidji a visit this week.
Mi-. P. Nelson, a merchant of*
Viroqua, Wis. spent Tuesday in
this city.
A large number of sooners pass
ed through Bemidji this week on
their way to the reservation.
WANTED-Two Hundred bushels
of potatoes at CAUSON PROS.
Andrew Gordhamer entertained
about forty of his friends at his
home last Saturday evening. The
evening was pleasantly spent in
dancing and general sociability.
Supper was served by the ladies at
12 o'clock.
Guy. Remore launched his sail
ing yacht "Cyclone" this week.
Instead of having tri-weekly
mail, we have been trying hard to
get weekly mail.
G. L. Hardy, J. J. Ellis and W.
Bryant, commissioners of Cass
county, accompanied by H. W
MoAvry, representing the Brainerd
& Northern, made atrip over the
proposed new stage line from
Walker to this city last Thursday.
At Carson Bros, yon can find
all kinds of Garden Seeds, also
Timothy, Millet and Red Top.
Bids will be received until June
1, 1890, for Grubbing on North
east quarter, Southeast quarter,
section 8, township 146-n, or range
33-w,in fractional lots, not less
than five acres. I hold the right
to reject any or all bids. Address,
Bemidji, Minn.
Recent rains and the opening of
lumber dams cause the lands
along the reservation's rivers to
be flooded for miles in many places.
Lost river is two miles wide where
formerly there was only a creek.
Lost river ford, on the Pine lake
road, is flooded so that crossing is
impossible. The War road river
is a young Missouri, and the
Clearwater is a torrent.
The G. A. li. post of Sauk
Centre is making extensive prepar
ations for the annual Northwest
ern encampment which will meet
in that city June 16 to 19 inclu
sive. Upwards of $1,000 has al
ready been pledged and more is in
sight to carry on the arrange
ments now under way.
Hugh C. Carrier, one of tii" old
est settlers in Beltrami county,
died at Walker Brook, Sunday,
May 3d, of peritonitis after a pain
ful illness.
The new Bemidji House is now
open. This building is three
stories high and can accommodate
about one hundred guests.
Chas. Wells made a trip to Park
Rapids this week.
The Bemidji Hardware Co. has
three teams on the road with
We hope that the department
stores of the large cities will re
ceive no patronage from this
place. Trade with home merchants
who sell at reasonable prices.
Have nothing to do with the
"cheap John" stores of St. Paul
and Minneapolis.
Potato growers are advised In
state entomologist that while the.
bugs were not numerous last
year, they are reasonably certain
to be this year, unless steps are
taken early^to check them. Potato
growers should recollect that by
killing one potato beetle, im
spring, they not only destroy -the
off-spring of that insect, but the
offspring of the two following
It looks like spring now.
Melvin Oaks took in Park
Rapids last week. We don't know
whether in was the company or
the fine roads that caused him to
D. S. Wheeler will soon have
all his logs cut.
The game warden was here and
came near arresting, three men for
catching fish contrary to law. On
account of being poor men with
large families, is all that saved
them. It is reported that he ap
pointed a deputy here. This will
stop people coming to Moos lake
and going home with a load offish.
Settlers are going to put a
bridge across the Little Mississippi
on the Bemidji road.
A. J. Jones is on the gainhe has
been under the weather for some
It is reported that Depot Camp
dam is out. That will make it im
possible to get to Fosston with a
wagon for a week. Our mail will
have to be packed this week.
We came FIRS! and will stay till the LAST.
Special Attention Given to U. S.
Land Cases Contests Be
gun and Defended.
Parties Intending to Make Settle
ment upon the Reservation
Land can Consult me
with Advantage.
Oar stock of General Merchandise is the Largest and Best in Beltrami County.
our and Feed,
I/ ui OfJK'G nt Crookston, Minn.. May
Notice i lifiebv Riven that the fallowing nnm-
0(1 Kettl II IlIlK fllfSlllOtiW of ll:H illtolltlOIl tO
m:iK final jiruof In rapport of lit* claim ami
tlintnaiil proof will be nui'le boforo the Hegister
or llocetvor U, B, Lnnd Ofticu at Orookbton,
Minn., on Juno :it). 1*W, viz:
Pieomao 1). Doad
ir K. No. lSfitll, Ht. Cloud series, for the *'i
tiW'i uiiit loth 4 and 5!c. 4, twp.l Ki-ii. r. ?:H-w.
Hi' ii.iin.-n the following wituwwee to prove hi
continuous residence upon and cultivation of,
said land viz:-
BqiOrft K. Ihtrr'oli, Theodore Snyder, K.
Carbon, M. E.Canton, all of Uemiilji. Minn
T. A. ni'NI.AVA.lteKWter.
Offic at t'rookhton, Minn., May
Notice is hereby Riven thai the following iiiuu
ed settlernn^ tiled notice of h!x intention to
make final or*vol ID support of his claim,
Hint sujd proof will bo made before tho Register
or Receivero{ U.S. Land Ollice, Crookstou.
Minn., on Junn "nth. IxWt. viz:
E-nest R. Derrick
II. E. No. I St. loud series, for the sw'j
u\v' lots 1, una H, sec. -1, twp, 1.6.a. rg
He names the following witnesses to provehis
continuous residence upon ulid cultivation of,
said land, ii:
Freeman i Dc.uii, Theodore Bnyder, O. E.
Carson, M. E. Canton, till of Bemidji. Minn.,
T, A. ni'Ni.AVA. Register.
Land OHico at Crookston, Minn., May, 5,
Notice is linreby given that tho following
named sett lei has tiled notice of his intention
to make final proof in sipport of his claim, and
that said proof will be made tiefore the Kegister
Receiver of U. 8. Laud Office at Crookston,
Minn.,'on June Spill, IBfliS. viz:
tleorge E. Carson
n. E. No. V'Mri, Hr. Cloud series, for the st'/.t
3oH SPC nnd lot I. sec, 17, twp. ItG-n, rg. 38-w.
lit? names the following \vitnessns to prove
liis continuous residence upon and cultivation
of. said land, viz:
Free-nnn I). Ooud. E-n K. Derrick, Thee.
Snyder, Willis Nye. all of Hunidji, Minn.
T, A. m'Ni.A.v.4, Register.
Lund Ollieo nt Crookston, Minn., April 29,
Notice is horohy given that the following-nam
ed settler has tiled notice of his intention to
mnkeliiml proof in support of Jiis claim, and
that said proof will be made before the Olerkof
Court at I'urk Rapids, Minn., on June 17, 18!W.
Williom C. li"rrie.
H. E. No. lf.737, for tho kW& sec. 88, twp. 148, n,
rg. :|4 w.
Ho names tfio following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultivation
of, said land, viz:
EsVl I'amon.fe. K. ('arson, Theodore Snyder,
Ernest norl'icty nil of tiemidji, Minn.
(m7-jll) T. A. DUNEAVA, Register-
Laud Office at Crookston, Minn., April 28,
Notico is hereby giver, tlmtthe following nam
ed s.ttler has filed notico of his intention to
make fine] proof In support of his claim and
that said proof will I in made before U. H. Lund
Officii at tirookston, Minn., on June 2G, IMti,
Jnsoph W. Bourdon,
li. K. 18'fi I for sj-il SM .k soJ: 20, and nj.j noM sec.
:s." twp, ISO n. rg SO w.
He nimies (lie follon'ing witnoHees to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of,
said land, viz:
Ham Kills. If. n. Htover, Will Lowe, nil of
Crookston, Mu.n., and Alex Simpson, of Red
Lake, Minn.
(m7-jll) T. ^.DUNEAV A. Register.
Land Office, at Crookston, Minn., May 2,
Notico is hereby givon that tho following
named settler has 'ilea notice of his intention
pa make final proof in support of his claim, and
that said proof will be made befor U. 8. Land
Office at Crookston, Minn., on Juno -i, ItOi,
Joneph A. nray.
ri. E. No. 17IOR, 8t. Cloud series, for the noHi
and WH.jecVrsec, lit. twp. !4!l-n. rg. 81-w,
He fimnesthe following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon end cultivation of
said land, viz:
Edward may. John Raescho, liovi l'revost.
Rubt. II, wourdon, all of INd Luke. Minn.
If you want to lay
E. Kaiser,
XJOVIII A gent for the
Bemidji Town Site
and improvement Co,
Carson Brothers,
We carry everything that the trade demands. Onr stock of GROCERIES is New and Fresh, and our DRY GOODS and CLOTHING
have not a Shelf-mark on lliem. We aim to treat Everybody alike. We also carry a large line of
taken in Exchange.
Which we sell atthe Lowest Market Price. All kinds of FARM PRODUCE
Notice of Election.
Notico is hereby givon that in accordance
with the following rosotutious of tho Hoard of
'County CommissionniH of tho county of Hel
trnmi, passrd and adopted at a metiu of said
i Hoard held on Suturdiy, April 'i\ MM, an olec
I tion wjjl be held at the time nut' wluoe tlivreln
designated, for the purpose therein mentionod
and forth, to-wit:
WllKltKAS. There his bren presented to this
boaid a petition signed by more than thirty of
the electors rosidour upon the lands proposed
to be incorporated, preying thut the lunds In
cluding within and adjacent to the plat
ted Town-site of Hemidji, ti-wi all tho
iamls in town l!ti, of range 88, in the county of
Heit :un:i. may be inoorporatod as a villago un
der the laws of the btalo of Minnesota, to be
known as the villiago of Bemidji. and
VV HUE AS. It hus been made to appeur by tho
verification attached to said petition, signed by
three of s.nd petitioners, that there were nvo
dent in Bsiil territory oa thu tlst day of March
1890, one hundred and ninety-sev,n people, now
therefore _,
Resolved,That the store of Carson Bros., in
the said Town-situ of Houiidji in said can ity of
iieltrumi, is hereby fixed as tho place where,
and the '2Sth day of May, IH'.W. between the hours
of II a. m. and S p. m. of said day as the time
when, the electors of said territory shall meet to
vote upvin the proposition to so incorporate said
territory as the village of ismidji, in accortt
anco with said )i')titi"ii. and said electors Bhall
at said t.imo and place vote for or against such
Unsolved, That fluy Remore, O. E. (arson
and John Wteidl are horohy appointed as in
spectors mid judges of election, mid they are
hereby authorized and empowered to act us such
inspectors and judges at such election.
Resolved, That Commissioner Allen is hereby
designated and directed to cause to be posted the
proper notices of said election, and the Botnitljl
PIONKKK is tho paper in which the said
notice of election shall he published in ac
cordance with law.
Dated April 2S. 1SMI.
F. E. Drill.KT, chairman.
Commissioners, of Beltrami County.
To the Honoinblo. the Board of County Com
missioners of the county of Beltrami:
The undersigned, being resident electors upon
the following described real estate situated in
said count}, which said real estate has been
platted into lots unci blocks, or is adjacent to
lauds which huve boon so platted, and the plat
thereof duly recorded in the office of the
register of deeds for said county, under tin
mime and designation of the Town-site of
liomidji. hereby pot it ion your honoiuble body
to appoint a time and place, when and where
the elector* actually residing ou shid lands may
vote for or against tho incorporation of said
lands as a village under the luws of tho stute of
Tho said lands are described as follows:
All the lands in said comity of iieltrumi,
which lie in town 146, range containing
acres more or loss.
And your petitioners further respectfully
r'-preseut. that under their direction a census
has boon taken of the resident population of
said territory as it was on theillst day of March,
I8A and that acoording to said consus there
was resident uism said lands on said day H7
people. TJo mime proposed for such village by
roar, petitioner* Is "lumidji."
J. F. lie.more
Fri'tl. Sjir^cnt
L. F. WaliU'ii
K. Cai'Hon
Tlifo. Snyder
B. Uiinhn'U
(i. H. llemoru
Fri'tl. Uarnbey
Thos. Clarke
Eel. Jloycl
,T. C. .TnlniHon
.l.C. MaltltMi
\V. S. Uraiinon
(1. Breiinha
Terrance Smith
John Steidl
J, S. Wagner
T. X. Koshy
(i. II. Miller
jr. r. lioshy
Alex Mrf'luill
,7. AV. White
Arne Solfaerg
(liistav Carlson
1'eter Larwin
T. Kilstad
Frank Lainacy
G. W. Sieelman
Charles Wells
.1. M. Hanson
Edw. Kaiser
E. J. Aehenbach
(Jeo. McTajggitit
,T. E. Mason
John \Vaalitmrn
K. S? McAfee
J, P. Omich
F. E. Derrick
J. M. Foster
Jus. MeTigpart
Elphonzo Newman
John Marion
Comity of noltrnmi.
On this Slut day of March, 1SK6. cam* before
mi- imrHomilly M. E, CarHon, Tracy imrdwitll
and K. Rotnore. who hoingoT'mo lirat duly
Hworn, Miiy tluit tlioy are three of the iienumM
who Higned the liemto nttnehed pitituM for th
iucorixiration of tho village of immiiijiin HUIU
county, and each for himself Bays that ho known
that such cPUMis was acciiratoly taken
on the :tlHi day of Matuh. 1KIHI, by them and
under thir direction.
.1. V. IlKMOHK.
Sutwcritxid and sworn t Iwforu mo this Slut
duyof March, lhtti.
Enw.\ni KAisKn.
Notary Public.
T. Clarke
Contiactor and
Bridge builder.
Room 0, Grand Central Hotel,
Itatet*, $1.00 per day.
Bemidji Meat Market
Highest Cash Price Paid for
Hides ajid Furs.
Third Street, Bemidji, Mlua
The Bemidji House.
0. M. CARSON, Prop.
ites t.oo fer
braying entrusted to rae will he care*
fully and promptly attended to.
Proprietor of
Beiidji Drug Store
Pioneer Block,
itKMii.y, M1M*
G. M. Carson i
Notary Public.
Real Estate.
Insurance. Locator,
TerniH Itennonablr. BEMIDJI, MINN.
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