Room? for rent. J. Peterson, jr,
We mix paints to order. Jones. 6ti
A. H. Harris is improving his resi
Mrs. Chas. Swedback left this morn
ing for the cities.
(i. E. Corey, contractor and builder,
717 Dewey avenue.
Miss Jutson, of Bena. is visiting
Mrs. Wm. Blocker.
The contest case Of Thorn and Brose
was heard today.
J. I). Crocker of Fargo was a busi
ness visitor in the city today.
Miss Tina Gitzen, of St. Paul, is
the guest of Mr. Grant Wolcott.
E. K. Kennedy of Larimore was an
arrival from Grand Forks today.
Edgings for sale, 16 inch $1 a load
Call up G. E. Carson. Phone 71. 8-tf
W. S. Glazier and S. A. Croft of
Blackduck are registered at the Mark
Judge Buch, of Farley, stopped off
this morning. He is on his wav to
Dog goneIrish setter, white on
nose, breast and feet. Liberal re
ward. W. W. Browne.
W. I. Nolan will deliver another of
his popular readings on June 2d, un
der the auspices of the K. P. 's.
Anyone having counters, show cases
or tables for sale, will kindly call at
Peterson's confectionery store.
The blind lecturer at the Presbyteri
an church Wednesday and Thursday
evenings will be che best of the season.
Grant.Wolcott will move his barber
shop from the Senate restaurant into
the building recently vacated by Geo.
Pv. D. Harmer, of Verndale, has ac
cepted a position with McCuaig &
Ludington, and left for that place last
night after his family.
Axel Martinson, who has been work
ing for Wonzer for some time, leaves
tomorrow for Menominee, Mich., where
be will go into business
John O'Neal of Park Rapids passed
through the city last night on his way
to Duluth, where he was drawn on the
United States petit jury.
Two families left for Fisher this
morning to work on the state ditch
near that place. They have rigged up
prairie schooners and will camp out.
M. E. Smith received another car of
sash and doors today. This makes
the third car of sash and doors re
ceived by Mr. Smith this spring.
Guess we're building some.
The lectures at the Presbyterian
church next Wednesday and Thurs
ay evenings will be of special inter
est to all. Admission only 10c and
20c. Be sure to attend.
Why not have the council appoint
a dog catcher? There are a large num
ber of dogs in town that serve no pur
pose other than to deprive peaceful
citizens of their rest and are only fit
The city council at their meeting
last 'night donated $40 per month to
the band from May 15th to October
loth. This is a good move on the part
of the counofl and one that will be"ap
preciated by the band boys and the
people of the town.
rrvrTjiOf Dr. C. J. Larson, the
Li I iO"""eye specialist and op
cian, ma kes his nexyegular'visit to
Bemidji, May hi to 21 If vou have
.headache, youreyes pain, water, smart,
blur, etc., don't neglect the opportuni
ty of consulting Dr. Larson. Office at
The Salvation Army has just pro
cured the use of a large tent which will
be pitched on the lake shore, corner of
Fourth street, where they_ will hold
meetings every evening. The opening
service will be conducted tonight. The
pastor* of the different churches are
expected to be present and take part.
The reviewers appointed by the
county commissioners at their last
meeting are pushing their work and
expect to be through by the last of the
week. They found that the ditch
would drain a strip of .'520 acres not
included in the original plans on
".heir first day -out. and expect to find
hat the ditch will drain a larger area
Old papers for sale at this office.
Win. McCuaig left this morning for
Sheriff Bailey left this morning for
H. Peterson, of the Western Union,
is on the sick list.
D. Spinning and family left for Ore-,
gon this afternoon.
Assessor Doran started on his can
vass of the city this morning.
OR SALK Tamarack wood any
length. G. E. Carson. 8-tf.
Mrs. M. E. Brinkman ieft today for
Faribault to visit her little son Eddie.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. BishojJ left to
day for Duluth for a visit with rela
M. F. Wilson, representing the Ar
mour Packing Co., did business in the
Dr. Omick is adding a soda water
fountain and two booths to his con
A. E. Albrant received a new ven
tilating fan yesterday and it will be
put in position at once.
Miss Katherine Dwyer and Erick
Widmark made final proof on their
claims in Bear Creek township today.
FOR RIVER IMPROVEMENT
The Upper Mississippi Improve
ment Association Asks
At the chamber of commerce
meeting this morning a com
munication from the Upper Miss
issippi Improvement association
was read urging the c'hamber to
render all possible assistance to
tlie river and harbor committee
of the house of representatives,
which Will soo-n make an inspec
tion prior to making a report on
the improvement of the Upper
Secretary Beardsley stated
that the river and harbor com
mittee had already accepted an
invitation for a reception and
banquet. No further action on
the matter was taken.
The New Barn.
A. Mv Bagley has taken pos
session of the J. J. Jinkinson
barn and is making some ex
tensive repairs. The old, black
smith shop is being torn down
and will be rebuilt and used as a
carriage room. Mr. Bagley will
ship his stock from Solway, and
has a number of new rigs on the
Way from the cities -which will
arrive in a few da3Ts.
this morning that the place
wou!d not be ready for business
until the latter part of the week.
Rev. Alexander Cameron, Ph.
D., the blind lecturer, will lec
ture at the Presbyterian church
\Vednesda3' and Thursday even
ings. The subject Wednesday
evening will be "The Power of
Little Things in Our Life."
Thursday evening, The Educa
tion of the Blind." Mr. Cameron
is the only blind man who has
the degree of Ph. D. He IIECS
been blind since childhood, and is
a graduate of Carleton and Yale.
tor The Daily Pi-
A fishing party from Crooks
ton is having extremely good
luck and have sent some fine
strings to their friends in that
city. The folks of that town
who have banked on Maple lake
for years as the mecca of fishing
grounds are beginning to learn
that that mud puddle is sur
passed by hundreds of lakes in
the region about Bemidji.
THE AWNING HAN. 4
Tents of ail kinds and Descriptions
for sale or rent. Hunters Equip
ments, Flags, Camp Furniture, etc.
Wagon and Stack Covers, and all
kinds of Canvas Goods. Estimates
free on application.
TELc. 20. i OfficeA 31A1 BemidjA
ALMOST A RIOT
Several Lumberjacks at Camp
Xear Mallard Break
Dr. Blakeslee Called to That Place
Yesterday to Quiet the
when the doctors left at midnight
the men had all gone back to
the camp and announced their
intention of staying until the
doctor gave them permission.
The logging train has been
given permission to carry passen
gers as far as Alida.
IN HONOR OF JUDGE SPOONER
Entertained by Members of Min
neapolis Lodge No. I. Knights
Judge Marshall A. Spooner, a
former resident and prominent
member of the Knights of Pythi
as of this city, but now of Be
midji, Minn., was the guest of
honor at a social session of Min
neapolis Lodge No. 1.
Committees in connection with
the district convention, soon to
be held in this city, were present
and matters referring to the con
vention were discussed. 3 udge
Spooner spoke of the outlook in
the northern part of the state.
Prospects for a large gathering
from all parts of the state are
very bright, and it is expected
that many matters of interest
will he taken up and definitely
settled at the coming conven
Previous to the social session a
banquet was tendered Judge
Spooner at the Commercial Club.
Sheriff and Posse Take Into Cus
9 tody Curtis .lett, Accused
of Marcum Murder.
The capture, yesterday, of Cur
tis Jett, charged with assassina
tion of J. B. Marcum, in Jackson,
Ky., was accomplished without
bloodshed, and lie Is now in jail
Bearing a warrant sworn to
by Sam Jett, uncle of the ac
cused- Sheriff McChard and a
posse went in pursuit. At 2:30
a. m. they surrounded the homo
of Mrs. A. Haggin, Jett's mother,
ten miles distant.
Six of the posse were stationed
around the dwelling and the
sheriff and one deputy approach
ed the front door and knocked.
Jett's mother answered and af
ter some parley admitted that
Jett was within. They were ad
mitted and found Jett awake but
still in bed. He shook hands with
the sheriff and said that he would
give no trouble. Reaching un
der his pillow he drew out his
revolver and turned it over to his
Three Men Shot
Their orders into Dorau & Lyon's
for eve troughs today.
Jones' painters went out OD a strike
for higher wages last Saturday night
and things looked squally for a time.
After a short parley they concluded
to return to work for a raise in wages
of five cents ner hour, which was
The men in headquarters camp
near Mallard, who have been in
quarantine for the past ten days,
broke quarantine yesterday and
proeeoded to celebrate the. event
by loading up on squirrel whisky.
They took hahdears and rode to
.Mallard, dei'yinir the authorities
of that place, and proceeded to
run the town. Dr. Blakeslee,
accompanied -by Dr. Brown of
Parley, left for the scene of
trouble last night and succeeded
in getting the men together, and
gave them their choice of going
back to camp until the quaran
tine was raised or taking the
consequenoes.- After some de
liberation among themselves the}*
agreed to go back to camp, and i Reopened under ne management
i i i i i
ANYONE desiring* to buy a rotary
sawmill of 20,000 foot capacity write
'No. 800,'' care this office.
ailov 's addition.
WANTED Carpenter for. one day's
work out of town. Board -and ex
penses paid W. i-'. .lone-.
Peterson & Hoff,
Painting, Paper Hanging,
Hqi C-rain iti
Muin:i ATK IMIUT.S.
P'AtXTS. OILS AXmWAlL PAPER.
I'or Snappvj Tp-to-dato Work.
BEMIDJI DECORATING C0MPXT
Ail of the Old Ideaj
as well as the Lat
Phone No. 17.
Strictly first class in every par
ticular. Prices reasonable. W
are ready to meet all comer s.
Caters to the best in the city.
Granite Floor Finish
WALL PAPER and PAINTS
Ofliee Opp. City Boat lh
206 2nd St. W.
Vou Will Have \o Other
and paper llil:
that are good
St Methods of
C. M. MCCARTHY. Prop.
Pioneer Shoe Shop
Rudolph Honin, Prop.
Si Bi Store
the largest ami
I'lctc BeltramiCountA*. -lust received, a lineoj
Screen Doors for Fly Time
It vou are in tin
'creeh door don
MINNESOT A IRO N & CONSTRUCTIO N CO.
M. (i. SLOITM. 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
An 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. At surpris-
ingly low prices.
fail to set
1 will pay bin irajf-.
See at once for Designs and Prices
M. G. Slocum^
INSTALLMENT MUSIC STORE, BEMIDJI, MINN.
The Pioneer Harness Shop has put
in an elegant line of Trunks,
Valises, Dress Suit Cases
and a complete line
We carry in stock everything in the
Harness and Saddlery Line,Har-
nessOil, Mica Axle Grease,
Whips, Lap Robes, Fly
Also the celebrated International Stock Food.
Ol'R MOTTO: Reasonable Prices and Fair Treatment.
THE PIONEER HARNESS SHOP
Frank Longcoy, Prop.
No. 317. BEMIDJI MINN.
Office: Over Lumbcrmens Bank
Beautifv Your Home
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