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are apt to judge an article by its appearance rather than its other good points. Not safe to do this everywhere. Can be done here, however. Ou E. L. Naylor The Furniture Ma Bemidji, Minn. FURNITUR E is both good and good looking. Beauty of designs does not disguise any defects in material or construc tion. Handsome Chair for dining room, parlor or bedroom, finely finished Tables, Hall Racks, Sideboards and Bookcases are but a few of our many attractive offerings. W make a specialty of Funeral Direction and Embalming. BU LOTS IN GIFTS FOR PRESIDENT. SECON An THIR ADDITIONS Near Schools and Churches Butte Selects $500 Loving CupHel ena Will Do as Well. Helena, MonL, May 8. The Butte reception committee last night decided upon a $500 loving cup as a gift for President Roosevelt when he visits this mining camp the last of this month. The Helena committee has not determined upon its gift further than it is to be composed of preeio?is metal products of Montana mines, and will cost an equal amount. HOLD-UP IN A SALOON. Four Men at Butte Are Victims of Highwaymen. Butte, Mont., May 8. Four men were victims of highwaymen in the hold-up of a saloon yesterday. Tomas McGaff may die from the blows of a rifle butt. Mike Murphy was seri ously injured. Two others were felled by the same weapon. The men wer commanded to throw up their hands and all resisted. The robbers escaped with little booty. Chinches Are Cinched. Red Wing, Minn., May 8.Farmers say the pest of chinch bugs is at an end now tor many years. During the dry seasons they had become a seri ous menace and threatened to spread over the entire county. But the rains last summer were very hard on them, the wet fall was still worse, and few are supposed to have survived the winter. If any did, the wet and cold spring must have finished them. It is believed they cost this county not far from three-quarters of a million In the last three years. Lodges Are After Him. St. Louis, May 8.Charles R. Nor mandy, a one-armed man, representing himself to be a traveling insurance agent, was arrested last night on com plaint of officers of the A. O. U. W. He is wanted by several lodges. Street Car System Tied Up. Dubuque, Iowa, May 8.Mortormen and conductors went on strike last night, tieing up the entire street car system. They demand the reinstate ment of five officers of the local union who were discharged. Monfroe Doctrine in Persian Gulf. London, May 8.Foreign Secretary Lansdowne has proclaimed a British Monroe doctrine in the Persian gulf and has practically notified the com peting powers that any attempt on their part to establish a naval base or fortified post in those waters means war with Great Britain. Monitor Is Grounded. Cairo, 111., May 8. The United States monitor Arkansas is grounded at St. Genevieve, Mo. The situation of the boat is not serious- in Tinrrii These lots are in Bemidji, and many of them bor- der on Bemidji and Beltrami avenues. Prices from $100 up. Terms easy enough for anybody. STREET & GIBBONS Agents Buy a Lot In the New Townsite of LOCATE O N MALLARD LAKE BELTRAM I CO. F. 0. SIBLEY, Proprietor SOLWAY, MINN. s.