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See Burton's change of ad on page 1.
C. S. Cartwright of Shevlin was in
he best screen doors for the money
1 at Swedback's.
Smallpox is reported as raging
Guy Remoro has a number of
young pigs for sale. tf
U. S. Commissioner Brown o? Bag
ley was here Sunday.
Geo. Buckley visited his parents
near Wadena last week.
Windows and doors at rock bot
tom prices at Swedback's.
F. B. Defrees, the U. S. inspector,
came up from Crookston Saturday.
For SaleOne spring dray and one
fiat truck, cheap. Wes Wright. 22-23
Fred, Hall has moved his tailoring
establishment into the Markham hotel
r. Arnold's Cough Killer for
asthma cannot be equalled.S. B.
Gillespie, Guthrie Center, la.
C. J. Carlson was able to hobble
around Sunday after having been laid
up a week with a sprained ankle.
T. J. Kline returned from Solway
Sunday where he has been superin
tending the logging road building.
Ladies' shoes at 98 cents per pair
and upwards. A comeplete line always
on hand. SKOW & SCHROEDER.
Miss Emma Gullickson arrived Fri
day to spend a week with the family
of I. B. Olson. She lives in Gfafton,
The head officials of the Northern
Pacific, including President* Mellin,
came to Bemidji in a special sar Sat
Don't buy inferior plaster when you
can get the well known and highly
reebmmended Hardenell and the best
Kelly Island white lime cheaper at
A party from Park Rapids enjoyed
themselves here over Sunday. They
were George Mandigo, the merchant,
and Misses Eva Mandigo, Hetta Bart
ran and Myne Jay.
J. Ludington and wife returned Sun
day from Marshaltown, Iowa, where
they spent a couple of weeks visiting
his parents. They are glad to get
back to a cooler zone.
The Clavin & Tanner building just
west of Malzahn's store on Third
street is being thoroughly fitted up
and J. P. Taylor will open his saloon
about the middle of this month.
Remember H. W. Barker's cough,
catarrh and consumption remedy
when you need a medicine that cures
that awful disease, catarrh, ajad all
throat and lung troubles. Always for
sale at Mavo'sdru? store. tf
Andy Clavin and wife returned Sat
urday from their visit to the Winni
peg fair. He says it was not up to
the standard of the Minnesota state
fairs, but it was more of a novelty.
George Fuller has been appointed
leader of the Bemidji band in place of
J. Spere, resigned. Mr. Fuller has
recently arrived from Chicago, and is
an excellent musician. As a leader
he has had much experience.
The township embracing Grand
Falls, in Itasca county, has been or
ganized and named Campbell, after
Dan, who has lived there long enough
to deserve greater honors than that.
An election of town officers will be
held Aug. 15.
R. L. Coombs, who has been acting
as cashier and operator in the Great
Northern express office here for the
past two months, left Saturday for
Fargo where he will work for the
Western Union. His place will be
filled here by a Mr. Broms.
A fourth tailoring establishment in
Bemidji has been opened this, week in
the building recently vacated by the
Misses Jones & Ross on East Third
street. The new firm calls itself the
Bemidji Tailoring Co., and its mem
bers are Messrs. McDonald. Moe and
Mosberg, all late employes of T. Beau
Superintendent Potter informs the
Akeley Independent that the Northern
Minnesota Telephone Co.'s line will
reach Walker this week. He says the
crew experienced great difficulty after
they had reached the lake near
Walker. Mr. Potter was on yesterday
morning's train en route to Brainerd
to see about getting a special train to
distribute poles between Walker and
Last week W. R. Baumbach, gen
eral manager of the Iron Range Elec
tric Telephone Co., let the contract
for the construction of 200 miles of his
line in the Red River Valley. Work
on that line between Fosston and Be
midji began this week. A train of 15
cars loaded with poles and other ma
terial started west from here Sunday
morning on the 45 miles stretch. Pho
tographer Reed took a snap shot of
the unusual load.
Don't forget the clearance a ale now
on at The Fair. 24
Ex-Judge Holland of Brainerd
spent Sunday here.
You will find Scott, the Jewler, at
Wheelock's news stand.
Owen McElroy had a touch of the
fever the first of the week.
Attorney Bailey went to Brainerd
Monday on legal business.
Bargains at The Fair for 30 days
to make room for new fall goods. 24
If you want the best blooded St.
Bernard pups in the country, consult
H. L. Heffron.
J. O. Johnson, business manager of
the Cass Lake Times, visited Bemidji
Mr. Regan, the Solway drink mer
chant, was in town between trains Fri
day on business.
I. O. Manger returned Saturday
from a business trip to western points
along the Great Northern.
JFor sash, doors aud all kinds of
building lumber go to E. J. Swed
back. Prices greatly reduced.
Ole Bang and wife have returned to
Grand Forks after spending most of
the summer in their cpttage here.
Wm. Flynn and J. R. Poupore and
their wives arrived from Grand Forks
Saturday for a taste-of pine ozone.
Furnished rooms for rent signs,
neatly printed on heavy cardboard,
for sale at this office at ten cents each.
A pleasant afternoon party was
given Saturday by Miss Dolly Bailey
in .honor of her guest, Miss McNarry
of Little Falls.
Dr. Doran, the .specialist, made hi3
first visit here last week, and was
pleased with his initial practice,** He
returns next month.
F. M. Hartley passed through here
Thursday on a visit to his son at
Turtle River. Vernon has purchased
the Dudley meat market there.
C. C. Blake went to Crookston where
Saturday he appeared in the bank
ruptcy court and successfully gradu
ated from pressing indebtedness.
Contractors of the new railroad are
paying $2.25 per day for common la
bor, but their men cannot be* induced
to stay. Work is practically at a
The Walker company has gotten all
of its logs out of the Upper Missis
sippi and is now clearing out Lake
Marquette. Their logs are driven
Dr. Adamson and family returned
Tuesday from Chicago where they
have spent the summer. The doctor
looks as if school had agreed with
It is reported that the prairie
chicken cfop will be unusually good
around B^sston, Mcintosh and Red
Lake Falls. Local hunters are already
spunging out their shotguns.
Two hundred members of the Na
tional Druggists Association are ex
pected to stop off here today for din
ner at Hotel Markham. They are on
their way to Duluth from a tour of
the Dakota harvest fields.
People who desire to purchase
goods in Duluth and do not care to
stand the expense of a trip to the Ze
nith City will do well to correspond
with the Duluth Purchasing Agency,
309 Palladio Building? Duluth, Minn.
The new board of education of the
Bemidji Independent School district,
consisting of Mrs. L. H. Bailey, P. J.
O'Leary, R. McLennan, M. J. Leak,
D. C. Smith and George Tanner had
their first meeting Saturday evening,
and organized as follows: President
of board, M. J. Leak treasurer, P. J.
O'Leary clerk, D. C. Smith.
W. Speelman was down from
Buena Vista Monday and left at this
office a sample of wheat known as
Winter Fife. Three acres of it ma
tured on his farm and yielded about
35 bushels per acre. It is of large
kernels and can easily be classed as
No. 2 hard. Mr. Speelman has sold
it all to an eastern seed house at
fancy prices, but has saved enough to
exhibit at our countv fair.
On the 28th of this month the settlers
of Buena Vista will hold a picnic on
the shores of the fair lake, Julian, to
which the people of the county are
cordially invited. The occasion is
the 78th anniversary of the arrival of
the first white man to this county
Beltramiwhose exploits here in 1823
were recently published in thePlONKER.
In this "Beltrami picnic" the settlers
will continue the discoveries of the
man they honor by trying to measure
the depths of the lake which has not
yet been fathomed.
Sunday afternoon occurred the fu
neral of the 3-year-old son of J. C.
Johtson and wife. The child died
suddenly Friday night, having, it is
thought, eaten some poisoned fruit
which he gathered in the woods. The
funeral services were held at the home
of the parents, ably conducted by Rev.
Swinnerton. The Odd Fellow? lodge,
of which Mr. Johnson is a member,
made all arrangements, and four mem
bers, Messrs. John McDonald, Phibb3,
Grant and McCarthy acted as pall
bearers. The ceremonies concluded
at the Greenwood cemetery.
R. B. FOSTER,
Modern methods low prices.
Office over Mayo & Barker's Drug
Store, Bemidji, Minn.
Miss Lillie Halliday visited Crooks
ton friends last week.
Tamarack land for sale, heavily
timbered. Enquire at this office. tf
A ew line of gents' hats at Mrs.
Berman's, next to Wheelock's.
Mrs. G. Houghtaling of Fosston
visited friends in Bemidji last week.
W. W, Browne and wife left Satur
day for a visit with his parents in
Married, the 17th of July by Rev.
J. Wilmann, Ole Ungstad and Hanna
Peterson, both of the town of Frohn.
Boyd & Gilbert are advertising in
the Twin City papers for 10 bricklay
ers to work on the new buildings here.
C. M. Taylor of Cass Lake passed
through here last
H. C. McBride
Prof. Mobius, the hypnotist, and
his supporting specialty company gave
five performances here, closing the
engagement tonight. He was cer
tainly the most clever artist in that
line that has ever been here, yet the
attendance was only fair. If be is as
good off as on the stage he would be
able to put down an Indian outbreak
with three quick motions of his hand.
C. E. Oberg, cashier of the Black
duck bank, was here last week. He
reports business as. fairly good in
spite of the fact that lack of connec
tions with the outside world makes
banking unusually awkward. He
says the heavy soil and timber of this
section will retard its development as
an agricultural section, but ultimately
it will become second to no other in
the state in that line.
Harry Geil has received a letter
giving the particulars concerning the
death of Prof. Eschliman, who was
the first principal of the Bemidji
schools and a general favorite with
the pupils. For several months his
health had been failing and the end
came March 26, following a hemorr
hage of the lungs. He died at Seattle
and his body was shipped back to his
home at Vestaburg, Mich. All who
know him can but deplore the early
taking off of one whose life promised
great and good things.
Accident insurance and sick bene
fits are at least as essential as life in
surance in a man's or a woman's life.
Join the Brotherhood of American
Yeomen and secure them all. No in
crease rates nor double assessments
in the Yeomen. Ample reserve fund
to meet any extra call. J. Peterson,
Jr., deputy, Hotel Brinkman. Rates
the lowest, standing the highest, se
curity perfect in the Yeomen. You
don't have to die to to win in the Yeo
men. The social features of the Yeo
men are most attractive. It admits
ladies and gentlemen on equal terms
all ages18 to 55.
week on his way to
he has a branch
town Tuesday. He says his people are
all pininer for the sound of a loco
he cost of attending Mankato
Commercial College is 25 per cent less
than at other first class business col
leges. Send for particulars.
Just received, a new line of ladies'
walking dress goods and ladies' and
gentlemen's dress furnishings. Mrs.
Berman, next to Wheelock's.
Ole Olson came down from Grand
Falls last week and continued on to
Dakota, where he will work as en
gineer this fall in the wheat fields.
"Brocky" LaPage and Mike Short
left Sunday for Tenstrike, where they
are going to look over some timber
for the Thief River Falls Lumber Co.
Since the Walker outbreak Indians
have not been seen in so large num
bers on our streets as during the past
month. They all have blueberries for
We are informed that Miss Julia
Ells, a prominent young lady of
Minneapolis, will spend her summer
vacation here with her father at Hotel
Prof. Mobius delivered a highly in
structive and interesting lecture on
Spiritualism at the opera house Sun
day. It placed that faith in a most
J. Peterson, a deputy for the Broth
erhood of American Yeomen, arrived
in the city last week and is trying to
organize a local branch of this fra
ternal beneficiary society.
Mare LostStrayed from the prem
ises of H. Jensson, 2 miles east of
Bemidji, on Aug. 2, one brown mare,
white spot in the forehead. Reward
will be paid to finder. 23
Several fine pearls have been found
in clamshells littering the shores of
the Mississippi at this point. John
Patterson recently found one of great
purity and size in Lake Irvine.
Few men can be happy unless they
are well dressed. The Bemidji Tail
oring Co. are ready to make you
happy. Call in and look over their
nobby samples on Third street.
The following young people enjoyed
a picnic party on Diamond Point Sun
day: Misses Winifred Sprague, Lela
Solberg, Edna Casler, Bessie Walker
and Eva English, and Charles Casler,
Arthur Narveson, Robert English,
Roger Harvey and Arthur Wright.
The dates for the Fosston county
fair have been set for Sept. 17, 18 and
19. This is the tenth annual meeting
of this association, which is the oldest
of its kind In Northern Minnesota.
We presume Western Beltrami will
as Usual be well represented in the
matter of exhibits.
of Dysart was in
TELEPHONE NO. 70.
Rev. Higgins went down to Brain
Ben Moe returned Monday from his
.Kelsey & Reynolds will soon put a
beautiful sailboat on the lake.
Rev. Moxie of Mcintosh spent last
week here inhaling lake breezes.
New goods received daily at'Mrs.
Berman's, next" to Wheelock's.
Attorney Scrutohin transacted legal
business in Crookston Saturday.
Any person wishing herding done
apply to the Ralph boys, Third street.
Solon Finley returned from Nebish,
where he has been for the past 10 days.
The new front in the Dewey House
improves its appearance an hundred
For SaleA 1-acre lot and 4-room
house in White's addition of Bemidji.
V. S. Foster. 25
Joe Harrington arrived from Eau
Claire, Wis., Monday evening, where
he has been visiting friends.
W. A. Walker spent last week visit
ing his son, G. A. Walker, of. the
Minnesota & International at Walker.
Just received, four cars of oats
which we ate selling at cut prices.
Best grade. Call and see us.
SNOW & SCHROEDER.
Don't wear a dirty suit when you
can get it cleaned up to look as good
as new by the Bemidji Tailoring Co.,
Commissioners Gallagher, Sibley
and Johnson are busy appraising the
stabe land in the county which will be
sold Aug. 20.
The St. Hilaire Lumber Co. of St.
Hilaire have for sale a good second
hand "Keystone 14 matcher." Write
them for price and description.
W. E, Kelsey of Crookston spent
Monday in town marveling over the
great changes which have taken place
since his last visit two years ago.
F. J. Smith, assistant superintend
ent of railway mail service, arrived
here Monday from St. Paul to look
up a mail route from Blackduck to
Bridgie and possibly further north
Two excursions to Bemidji this
month are being talked of. One on
Sunday, the 18th, from the Wadena
line, and the other on the 23rd from
Brainerd. Company is getting up
John Porter and a party of mixed
blood Indians were in the city Friday
with a batch of blueberries that meas
ured up eleven bushels, the result of
two days' picking by nine persons.
Snow & Schroeder paid $22 dollars
for the lot. They were secured about
fifteen miles from the city.
Mrs. H. Harmon and daughter re
turned the first of the week from
Brainerd, where they went to attend
the funeral of the former's sister,
Miss Lilly Floyd. This young lady
was drowned in Horseshoe lake while
trying to propel an improvised raft of
logs. She was 21 years old and a
particularly amiable young lady.
Catarrh Is a terrible scourge, a dis
ease whose germs are spread broad
cast over this fair land of ours, and
in many cases is the forerunner of
consumption, Shat terrible disease
whose fangs when set upon its victim
usually means death. But there is a
cure for catarrh and disease of the
throat and lungs. It is H. W. Bark
er's cough, catarrh and consumption
remedy, and we always keep it.
Mayo drug store. tf
"The Palace Furnishing and Tailor
ing Co/' is the name of the firm which
will on the 20th of this month occupy
the building on Third street vacated
by the Palace hotel. L. Blooston will
transfer his business from its present
place to that building, and in com
pany with Harvey Woodward will
conduct the clothing business on a
much larger scale. They will also
employ a number of tailors to turn
out the most finished products. Mr.
Biooston went to the Twin Cities yes
terday to select a stock of furnishing
goods that will be a revelation to Be
midji buyers. Mrs. Berman will con
tinue her millinery business at the old
IS NOW ON AT
And our terms from now on will be strictly cash. The hot weather is now here, and this is
your opportunity to get Strictly Fresh Goods at Cut Prices.
18 Miles North-
east of Bemidji
James McNair, Prop.
can get tools of the right pat
tern and quality here. We carry
a fine line of
Carpenters and Mechanics Tools
of standard makes. They are not cheaply made, but goods of supe-
rior material and construction at low prices.
These items will give an idea of our values. Not another store
in town can sell at these figures.
Saws, Hammers, Chisels, Etc.
We are Agents for the Columbia Bicycles.
McLennan & Graham
Opposite Court House Bemidji, Minnesota.
Respectfully Solicits your Business.
FIRE INSURANCE written in the best old line companies
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water Heating
Plumbing is the most important part
of home, and cannot be too well
constructed. Fifteen year's experience in
this line of work qualifies us to give you the
best that can be had. Our Prices Are Right.
Office in City Hall. Manager.
Hull Stock of Pipes and Fittings Constantly on Hand
The new Townsite
Or to A. M. BELDING, Tenstrike.
Now is the time to subscribe for the
W. R. Baumbach, Pres.
C. W. SJuumbaoh. V.Pres*
\V. \J. 1 (rooks, Cashier
Located at East
End of Gull Lake
In Center of Best Agricul
tural Land in Beltrami Co.
A. A. WHITE,
St. Paul, Minn.