THE DAILY PIONEER.
EDWARD KAISER.. Publisher
Entered in the postoffice at Bemidji as
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON.
Official County and City Paper.
If the affairs of tliA city were
regarded more in the light of
common property, in which all
have an interest, and that the
money spent in improving streets
was also an improvement to their
own property, Bemidji would be
a, model for all to pattern after
within a year. A man does not
regret the money he spends on
his own front yard. He feels
that the expenditure is for him
selfto procure something which
he wants and something in which
he and his family can take pleas
ure. Why can't we take that
same pleasure in improving our
The chief fault with all game
laws is that they make no dis
tinction between the rights of
needy settlers and those of
sportsmen who kill for "glory-"
However, it is the policy of the
state wardens to make this dis
tinction, and that is the worst
kind of anarchy. The state
should pass no laws that an hon
est or merciful officer is ashamed
to enforce to the letter. Cut 'em
out.- Big Pork Compass.
Commissioner Ed Gallagher,
of Clearwater-Beltrami county,
says that of all the railways he
traveled over on his California
trip, the Great Northern gave
him the best satisfaction, and
generally provided the greatest
amount of comfort to passen
gers. He is pr ud of the Min
The banishment of "Uncle
Tom's Cabin" from the school
libraries of New York, as an in
dication that the north had no
desire to keep alive the memory
of the differences that culminat
ed in the civil war, shows mag
A meeting of the directors of
the Commercial Club was called
Saturday afternoon for the pur
pose of considering a proposi
tion from the bitse ball players
of the city in regard to purchas
ing a site for a ball park. After
some discussion the matter was
referred to a committee of three,
consisting of Bririkman, Brooks
and White, who will choose a site
and report at the next meeting
of the Club. Bemidji wants a
good ball team and there is plen
ty of excellent material in the
if someone will take the
matter up and push it.
The Blackduck telephone ex
change opened up this morning
with forty subscribers and the
system is working tine. Their
electric light plant is doing bus
iness also and giving general sat
isfaction, Mr. Spooner says the
plant is capable of maintaining
Xootcnay Land Grant Scandal.
Victoria, B. C. May 10W. C.Wells,
commissioner of lands and works,
when examined by the commission in
quiring into the scandal regarding the
South Kootenay land grants, denied
the charges of W. W. Taylor of his
effort to obtain personal gain in the
Denver, May 10. The builditig in
Laramie street occupied by Michelson
Bros.' clothing store, with a rooming
house on the second floor, collapsed
last night. Several persons were in
jured, but so far as known nobody was
Bubonic Plague Scare.
siderable alarm is felt here at the re
Guayaquil, Ecuador, May 10. C*n-
ported appearance of bubonic plague
~t Callao, Per The local board of
alt has nil hat no vessels from
jruvian portt. all call here.
Old Home Burned.
Blue Earth, Minn., May 10. Tha
home cf Peter Fit"h was destroyed by
*re JS h building, which was
one of the Oldest in this place, was
[completely destroyed with its con
206 2nd St. W.
You Will Have No Other
SETTLE THE STRIKE
GOV. MICKEY'S EFFORTS
WITH SOME SUCCESS AT
Will ARBITRATE THE QUESTION
EACH SIDE WILL PICK SEVEN
MENTHE GOVERNOR WILL
EXPECT AMICABLE SETTLEMENT
LABOR LEADERS PROMISE TO
PRESERVE PEACE AND PRE-
Omaha, May 10.A plan for the set
tlement of the strike which now in
volves over 3,000 teamsters, restaurant
workers, freight package handlers and
members of the building trades was
reached late yesterday afternoon, in
which Gov. Mickey will be a prominent
The plan for the proposed settle
ment was reached after the governor
had held extended conferences with
the leaders representing both sides of
the controversy. It provides for the
appointment of a committee of seven
each to represent the business men's
association and the labor unions, who
will sit with Gov. Mickey as chair
man. The committee will meet at
Omaha next Monday evening to try to
reach a basis of settlement. Meantime
the labor leaders have given their
pledge to do everything in their pow
and prevent violence. The situation
here will remaii in charge of the
chief of police aud the sheriff. The
governor dictated a statement lor the
press and public, which is as follows:
"Having been invited by the mayor
of your city and the sheriff of your
county to come to Omaha for the pur
pose of conferring with them and oth
ers to aid in arriving at an amicable
settlement of the labor troubles in
which your city is now involved. I met
with the business men's association
Thursday night and heard their di
cussion relating to the matter, and
was enabled to get some information
as to their attitude and complaint,
and yesterday afternoon I met a dele*
gation representing the labor unions
and discussed with them their com
plaint and attitude in relation to the
Goes to Arbitration.
"After brief and fair consideration
oa my part with both sides I asked
that the labor unions appoint a com
mittee of seveti and that the business
men's association name a like num
ber to meet me Monday evening, May
11, for the purpose of mutually con
sidering the matters in controversy
and arriving at an amicable settlement
to all interested."
The saloons were permitted to re
on at fi o'clock last evening, the
MINNESOT A IRO N & CONSTRUCTIO N CO
M. G. SLOCUM. Manager
Sells all the Latest Designs in
Iron Fence & Lawn Furniture
Private Lawns, Court Houses, Parks, School
Houses, Cemeteries and Public Grounds
See our Designs Get Our Prices
A up-to-date Iron Fence of an attractive design will
greatlyi ncrease the value of your property. It al-
ways looks neat and will last a lifetime. A surpris-
ingly low prices.
See Us at once for Designs and^Prices
INSTALLMEN MUSI STORE, BEMIDJI, MINN.
I mavor expr^s^'.p^ t.:i
I trouble could no a:
l-j at iro
Neither side to the controversy is
willins to s4a|e on what eroun is Ctiey
w\ eet, but tire, opinion is generally
expressed that the end of the strike is
Yesterday afternoon there was a
large number of teams in the jobbing
district and wagons were drivan witbv
SAILS AROUND THE SPIRES.
Lebaudy Brothers Try the New Air
ship With Success.
Paris, May 10. The airship con
structed for the Lebaudy brothers
made a highly successful trip yester
day under Pilot Juohmes and Engineer
Rey. The start was made at 0 a. m.
from St. Marin, during a light rain
and with a brisk wind blowing. The
craft passed over a number of suburb
an towns. At Nantes she made a
circle around the cathedral spire and
left that town, going diagonally
against the wind. The .airship was
put through a series of evolutions and
answered her helm and maneuvered
to the perfect satisfaction of all inter
ested in her. Yesterday was a record
day in the annals of French balloon
ing. In addition to the successful
trial of the Lebaudy airship, Santos
Dumont made his first free ascent of
the season in his new airship, No. 9.
Santos-Dumont is satisfied with, his
ascent of yesterday, which will shortly
MAY INVOLVE WOOD.
Old Criticism of Brooks Is Dragged
Out of the Past.
Washington, May 10.Thp attention
of Secretary Root was called to recent
Dublications alleging that Gen. Leon-
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ard wooa was cognizant of tne con
tents of an article previous to its pub
lication, appearing in the North Amer
ican Review in 1900. severely criticis
ing Gen. Brooks' administration in
Cuba. The secretary said that the at
tention of the department was called
to the publication at the time it ap
peared, but there wras
that Gen. Wood knew anything about
it at the time. No action has been
taken by the department on the recent
publications. The article was published
over the signature of Lieut. Runcie, a
retired army official practicing law in
Cuba. Gen. Wood at present is on his
way to the Philippines.
SAVED BY PARROT.
Shrieks From the Bird Saves the Life
of Its Owner.
Washington N. J.. May 10. At
tracted by cries of "murder." "help,"
"come quick," neighbors of George B.
Andrews of this place ran into his
house to find out the cause. They
knew the cries were made by hispar
rot. but they never heard it scream
so loud before. Andrews lay on the
floor unconscious, bleeding from a
deep gash in his neck. He had been
repairing the ceiling and had fallen
from a step ladder, striking a stove.
A physician took six stitches to close
the wound, and said that in a few
minutes Andrews would have been
LET DOWN EASY.
Lieut. Faulkner Resigns From Place
in the Army.
Washington, May 10. Secretary of
War Root has accepted the resigna
tion of First Lieut. Charles P. Faulk
ner of the Eighth infantry, indorsing
his resignation "for the good of the
service." Faulkner, while senving in
Alaska, was charged with appropri
ating funds belonging to enlisted men,
and also with being short in his ac
counts. The money losses were'made
good bv me young man's father. ex
Senator Faulkner of West Virginia.
Leniency was shown because of I'UC
good record of the offlcer'in-the Phil
TROUBLE IN KOREA.
Japan Is Alarmed by the Movements
of Russian Troops Along Yalu River.
Yokohama, May 10.There are per
sistent reports in circulation regarding
the movements of Russian troops
along the Yalu river. Detachments
have entered Korea, ostensibly to
protect the Russian timber conces
sipnaries, and a large body of Russian
troops is reported to be approaching
IWHJu, Korea. The Japanese govern
ment is protesting against these ac
Unique Matrimonial Experience.
Mrs. John W. Waldren deserted her
husband in Marion, Ind., seven years
ago, took her daughter with her, eloped
with James McCoy, was married to
him and went to Mexico. Waldren,
who has been searching for the child
since, recently located her at Mon
terey, and took her home. His former
wife also returned, effected a recon
ciliation with Waldren, and then went
to St. Louis, where she has applied for
a divorce from her second husband. If
the divorce is granted it is said she
will remarry Waliren.
For SnappV) Up-to-date Work,
BEMIDJI DECORATING COMPNT
All of the Old Ideas that are good
as well as the Latest Methods of
Phone No. 17. Bemidji, Minn.
Three Men Shot
Their orders into Dor an & Lyon's
for eve troughs today.
C. C. Doty, Admr.
East 3rd St. Telephone 118
A line of fresh baked
goods constantly on
Goods Delivered Promptly
Also a complete stock
of Fruits, Candies and
Ives* Celebrated Ice Cream
First Class Sample Room. Choicest Brands.
Geo. McTaggart, Prop.
Choice Wines, Liquors
The Pioneer Harness Shop has put
in an elegant line of Trunks,
Valises, Dress Suit Cases
and a complete line
We carry in stock eyey^thing in the
Harness and Saddlery Line,Har-
nessOil, Mica/Axle Grease,
Whips, Lap Robes, Fly
Also the celebrated International Stock Food.
OU MOTTO: Reasonable Prices and Fair Treatment.
TH E PIONEER HARNES S SHOP
Frank Longcoy, Prop.
No. 317. BEMIDJI MINN.
Jay L. Reynolds
Office: Over Lambermens Bank
Pioneer Shoe Shop
Rudolph Bohm, Prop,
"Repairing Neatly and
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