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We mix paints to order. Jones. 6t Joe Patnaud of Mallard is in the city today. H. J. Callahan of Duluth is regis tered at the city. M. D- Stoner came down from Black duck this morning. R. Hanson and wife of Hines spur is in the city today. OR SALETamarack wood any length. G. E. Carson 8-tf. Five new residences in course of construction, in Mill Park addition. Sheriff Bailey left this morning for -a visit with relatives in Wisconsin. W. B. McLachlan went to Farley last night to fix the fire apparatus at that place. A. A. Garis has a crew of men re pairing the telephone iine between here and Blackduck. Chas. Fisk has accepted a position with S. A. Gray as bookkeeper at the headquarters camp. W. W. Hartman returned to Little Falls this morning after spending two weeks with friends in the city. Mr. and Mrs. G. D. LeBar and Mr. and Mrs. W. H- Ingersoll of Brainerd spent yesterday on the lake. Sam Boyd will leave for Mallard Wednesday, where he will go to work for S. A. Gray as bookkeeper. A marriage license was granted to John P. Carlson and Josefina Sands ton of Blackduck by Clerk Rhoda to day. Ice cream will be served in .J. Peter son, Jr. 's store temporarily until the fixtures for the parlor on the pecond floor arrives. Mrs. G. G. Fallon of Minneapolis arrived from that plaee last night to spend the summer with Mesdames Mil ler and Lindgren. Louis Solberg is making a pair of shoes for a Fargo man that are the largest yet, being number 16. Talk about Chicago girls having big feet! The ladies of the Presbyterian church will serve supper in the parlor of their church next Wednesday even ing from 6 to 9 o'clock p. m. AJ1 are invited. Dr C. Wilds, a veterinary sur geon, has opened an office in A. M. Bagley's livery stable. Mr. Wilds is a registered surgeon and comes well recommended. Contractor W. A. Wilkinson of Minneapolis was in the city yesterday doing business with the Crookston Lumber company. Mr. Wilkinson has the contract for building the new saw mill at Grand Forks. J. W. Kelsey is making preparations to greatly improve his residence prop erty near Diamond Point, and when completed he will have a comfortable home in the most desirable residence section of the city. Mr. Kelsey con templates building a dock and renting boats in that part of the city for pleas ure parties only. AT THE CHURCHES Service in the M. E. church at 8:00 p. m. Evening Mrs. Foster will sing "The Star spangled Banner." Sunday, May 24, Union Memorial services will be held at the city hall at 11 o'clock a. ra. Rev. Foster, assisted by Revs. Bloomfield*and Mc Leod conducting the services. At the Presbyterian church next Sunday there will be no church in the morning. Union Memorial service at ,jthe city hall. Service in the evening as usual. Subject, "Failed in Busi- ness.'' Sermon to businessmen. J. F. McLeod, pastor. The Right Rev. J. D. Morrison, D. D., L. L. D., bishop of Duluth, will hold divine services in Gilmour's hall. above City Drug Store in Bemidji, on Sunday morning, Mav 21th at 11:00 o'clock. There will be celebration of the holy communion. All are cordi ally invited to attend. White Donates. A. A. White and W. F. Street were in town Monday, and while here shook hands and exchanged congratulations. The citizens of Bagley feel very grateful to Mr. White both for the interest taken and material assistance during this county division complication. He has moreover shown his good will toward the people of Bagley by donating a whole block for a court house site and a tract of land bordering on the lake for a park. He recommends that a pier or landing be built by the lake, and that a ditch or canal be dug and Lake Lomond connected with Lake Sable. The two iakes are separated only by a marsh that can be easily cut through and thus several miles of water be obtained.Bagley Times. THE $8,000 This Is Not a Case of "Daniel Come to Judgment" This Time. Moriarty Was There With His Presence and Loud With His Hammer. Bemidji, May 22.Daniel Mo riarty, who has been foreman over a gang of men employed in laying a spur of the Minnesota & International road in this county, has filed complaint in a suit for damages against Herbert J. Loud, county attor ney. Moriarty alleges that Loud secured his dismissal by the road by writing to its officers that he abused his men and that he had been twice arrested and con victed. He asks judgment from Loud for $8,000 damages.Fargo Call. THE FIRST M. E. CHURCH Will Not Be Sold by Mortgage For closure SaleMoney (s Ready. Notice is hereby given to the people of Bemidji that the mort gage foreclosure sale advertised in the Beltrami County News will not take place. The appearance of the notice is due to misunder standings, or rather a delay caused by negotiations with part ies assuring the loan. The money to satisfy the debt re ferred to has been in sight for some weeks past and will be forthcoming. The M. E. church on the cor ner of Ninth street and Beltrami avenue is there to stay. The en ergetic pastor, Rev. U. A. Fos ter, has the support of a loyal people who will not suffer his church to go down. The church was never on a bet ter financial basis than at the present time. The property above referred to is worth $8- 500, and the Methodist body will not allow a property of such value to go by default of the payment of $900. NEW STECHMAN HOTEL A Fine Structure at Tenstrike Opened Last NightLarge Crowd Present. The new Hotel Stechman, one of the finest buildings in Ten strike, was opened last night. The band of this city, as usual, rendered some of their finest se lections, which was greatly en joyed by all those present. A dance was given in the large dining room, and a swell banquet served. All report a pleasant time. Memorial Services. Memorial services will be held at the city hall tomorrow at'llrOO a. m. This service is a union service of all the churches of the city. Rev. U. A. Foster, pastor of the First M. E. church, will deliver the sermon. Rev. Fos ter is the son of a veteran and has been on the platform with such men as Gen. O. O. Howard, and is an honorary member of the 29th Ind. Inft. Vol. The ser mon will breathe a true, patriotic spirit, and should be heard by all lovers of our liberty. Summer Residence. Thos. Nesbit and Peter Thillen of Grand Forks are having plans drawn for a new residence at Grand Forks bay on Lake Be midji. The building is to be built as soon as possible. Contractor Bean, formerly of this place, wii' have charge of the work. Big Shipments. Blackduck will ship over 20,- 000,000 feet of logs by rail to Stillwater, Minn. The Lindsay & Phelps and Muscatine com panies are the buyers. The whole will be rafted at Stillwater and sent down the river to Dav enport, la. JOHN FORGOT That He Had Taken Unto self a Sure-Enough Wife. cents- Him- Minneapolis, May 23. Mar ried while intoxicated Monday afternoon, John Baer of Still water forgot two houas later that he had a wife, and left for his home in Stillwater Monday even ing. His bride, in order to prop erly celebrate the wedding, con tinued to drink numerous high balls and later in the evening was^arrested for. being drunk. To a police officer yesterday Baer admitted that he remem bered something about his mar riage, but he didn't think that he was wedding a woman who would go out and get drunk euoug to be arrested on the night of the wed ding. Mrs. Baer will have a hearing in police court this morning. Sacred Concert. Sunday evening aLthe city op era house a ^sacred concert will be given by the During Swedish Ladies Quintet. Tne ladies gave an excellent concert last night and those who attended are anx ious to hear them again. Every one should take this in as it is well worth your while. Don't forget tomorrow night at the city opera house. You will miss a good thing if you miss this. Tickets on sale at Mayo's drug store at popular prises, 50 and 25 Re-Committed. Chas. Beyer of Mcintosh, charged with breaking into a store at that place last winter and stealing goods, was re-com mttted to jail this morning by Judge McLain. The man was tried and bound over to the grand jury by an official of Columbia county. The authorities fearing that the matter was not legal as it stood, had him have a re-hear ing this morning. Guessing Contest. The guessing party given by the Danforth last night in honor of the Misses Sthol, Allen, Covell and Mr. Palmer was highly en- joyecLby all present. Miss Sthol carried off the head ladies' prize afid. Miss Panfcy Geil got the con solation. Mr. Hurley and Fred Hanson carried oiT the head and booby prizes, respectively. Only the Danforth boarders partici pated. County superintendents and school officers have been notified hy State Superintendent Olsen that applications for state aid to schools must be in by July 31. Under the new law high schools approved by the state inspector will receive1,500, graded schools $550, semi-graded 25P and rural schools 8125. Last'year aid was received by 441 high schools, 199 graded, 244 semi-graded and 717 rural schools. A large number is expected to apply this year. Iflant Column LOSTTwo keys on key chain. Finder return to this office for reward. 29-ot FOR, SALK-Young pigs. See J. P. Bunea4L 21 tf ANYONE desiring to buy a rotary sawmill of 20,000 feet capacity write "No. 300.'' care this office. LANG & CARTER, exclusive agents for Bailev's addition. WANTEDTwo painters and paj er hanjrers. W. C. Jones. 3tf WANTEDA girl for general house work. Mrs. Edward Kaiser. Peterson & Hoff, Painters and Decorators. House Painting, Paper Hanging, Graining, Decorating, Etc., Etc. MODERATE PRICES. PAINTS, OILS AND WALL PAPER. For Snappv, Up-to-date Work. Call on BEMIDJI DECORATING COMPN'V Ail of the Old Ideas that are good as well as the Latest Methods of wo:k. Phone No. 1* Bemidji, Minn. BRIBE FOR GOVERNOR. Mechanic Says He Will Do Job for $60 and Give 10 Per Cent to Executive. Topeka, Kan., May 23.Gov. Bailey had his first experience this week with a briber. "The fellow was a mechanic." said the governor. "I asked him what he would charge to do a certain amount of work, and he had figured for some time before he finally called me to one side and in a very excited manner said: i am going to do this thing for $60. and 10 per cent of that goes to the 'governor.' My first impulse was TO kick him out of my office, but I merely told him that the governor did not need the money, and asked him whnt he would take to do the job for the state alone, and chari/^ nothing for the governor. He finally agreed to take $50 for the work." HEARING CONTINUED Because of Condition of Woman Who Jumped from Hotel Window. Chicago, May 23. Facing two in dignant wivps, Harold C. Mills, or Reed, .appeared in the Harrison street police station yesterday. He kept his face averted during the proceedings, and when he was led back to the cell after the hearing had been continued, he kept a handkerchief over his face until out of sight of the two women. In addition to Mrs. Mills (nee BealsO, Mrs. Sophie Hadley of St. Louis, who asserts she was married to the pris oner in July, 1899, was present in the courtroom. Detective YVrenn asked for a continuance, explaining that the condition of Miss Laura Stickler, who jumped from the window of the New port hotel to escape mills, was such that she was unable to appear. CRUSHED TO DEATH. 8tranger at Michigan City Throws Himself Under Moving Train. Michigan City. Ind., May 23.In the presence of scores of people an un known man threw himself under a Michigan Central train at the station here. Three trucks passed over his body, killing him almost instantly. People who conversed with the stranger thought he was insane, in his pocket a card was found bearing the address, "H. Matson, Lyonsville, Mass." EXTRADITION ORDERED. Woman Charged With Big Robbery Will Go Back to England. Washington, May 23.The state de partment has issued a warrant for the surrender to the British authorities of Minna Williams, alias Mary Parker, charged with larceny of diamonds and jewels valued at 5,000 in London, and now held under commitment by Commissioner Shields in New York. HE MARKETS. Latest Quotations From Grain and Live Stock Centers. St. Paul, May 23. Wheat No. 1 Northern 78@79 l-2c No. 2 Northern, 7S@)79c No. 3, 76??7 1-2c. Corn No. 3, 46@47c No. 4, 44@45c no grade, 41@44c. Rye- No. 2, 47 4Ke n.'irley-Malting grades, 4.r,fff Bad Blaze at Dunkirk. Lima, Ohio, May 23The business portion of Dunkirk, twenty-five miles east of here, was practically wiped out by fire. Eleven business blocks and three residences were burned. Loss, $100,000 partially insured. Warship Sent Over. The Hague, May 23. The govern men announces that in consequence of the political situation in Venezuela and the interests of the Dutch colony at Curacao, it will probably station a I warship in West Indian waters. REF.D Give thev Hf.c feed grades, 36(S 40c. Minneapolis, May 23. WheatNo. 1 hard, 80 l-8c No. I Northern, 70 l-8c No. 2 Northern, 78 l-8c. Duluth, May 23. Wheat No. hard, 80 I-2c: No. 1 Northern, 78 l-2c No. 2 Northern, 7G I-2c flax, $1.14 1-2 oats, 34 L-2#35c 'rye, 60c barley, 35 @51c. Milwaukee, May 23. Wheat No. 1 Northern, 83 L2C No. 2 Northern, S2 @&2 l-2c July, 73 l-4c. Rye firm No. 1, 53 l-2c. Barley lower No. 2, 59c sample, 4Gf*r7c Oats lower standard, 36 3-4@37 l-4c. CornJuly, 44 3-8c Chicago, May 23. Wheal No. 2 red, 80c No. 3 red, 72tff77c No. 2 hard winter, 74(?i77c No. 3 hard win ter, 72^77c No. 1 Northern, spring 8T)@8Tcj No. 3 spring. 73 Corn Cash, No. 2, 45c No. 3. 44 \-2 (fr 44 3-4c. OatsCash, No. 2, 33c No. 3, 32c. Sioux City, Iowa, May 23. Cattle ^Beeves, $4 ([i 4.!)0 cows, bulls and mixed, $2*?/4.25 Blockers and feeders. $3.504.CO calves and yearlings, %?,rn 4.50. Hogs, Wn C.35 bulk. $0.15'?/ C.25. Chicago, May 23, Cattle Goofl prime steers. $email@example.com Blockers and feeder, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows, $1.60 (g 4.50 heifers, $2.50'?/ 4.85 calves, $2.50(g6 Texas-fed steers, $4^/ 4.75. Hogs Mixed and butchers. $5#0'(S 0.55 good to choice heavy, |6 6O@'6.80 light, $0 0.35 bulk of sales, $6.35 (g 6.60: SheepGood to choice wethers, $3.75 (ftG.25 fair to choice mixed, $3.75 4.75 Western sheep, $4.50 fa 5.25 native lambs, $4.50 (g 7.10 Western lambs, $4.50 ?/7.10 South St. Paul, May 23. Cattle Good to choice steers, $4.50 0 good to choice cows and heifers, $3.25'?/4 good to choice feeding steers, $3.75^// 4.25 common to fair stock steers, $2 2.75 steer calves, $2'?3.50 good to choice milch cows, $35(8 40- Hogs Price range, $5.90^6.50 bulk, $6.10 6.25 light and inferior grades, $5.90 6.15: Sheep Good to choice shorr Iambs, $5.75^/6.50 good to choic shorn yearling wethers, $4.75 (ij, 6 heavy, $4.50(0-5 good to choice shorn ewea, medium weight, $4^4.50 heavy, $3(5-4 culls and stock ewes, $2.503. the can MADE BY LL0EWENSTCIN&S0NS CHICAGO COSTLY MISTAKE. British Columbia Makes an Excessive Grant of Land to Power Company. Vancouver, B. C, May 23, By a curious mistake in the provincial de partment of the lands and works, the Island Power company was granted forty-eight square miles of timber lands over -and above the tract ap plied lor. The discovery has been made and acknowledged by W. II. more, deputy minister of lands nnd works. How the government will rcc tify this error is not yet announced. HORSES STOLEN. Effort to Trace the Thieves Is Without S. cc ecs. Winona, Minn., may 23. Hor^e thieves are beginning to get hi their work in this vicinity Across the river In thertown of I)ov*r, in WiscnnsinTTi fine team 61 horses and new harness were stolen from the barn of Anton Grandal on Monday night. Grandal traced the thieves to Waumandee, where all trace was lost. Sheriff Clafiin Is now searching for theTn but has found no clue as yet. CHARTER COMMISSION. Citizens of Hutchinson Are Chosen to Draw New Document. Hutchinson. Minn.. May 23. Fif teen of the most prominent freehold ers of the village of Hutchinson have just been appc iohted by Judge Cad well as a commission to draft a new city chart"/', action having Been previ onsly taken in a large citizens' mass meeting. Many Headed for Northwest Territory. Vancouver, B. C, May 23."Austral- ian immigrants are entering Canada, through here in large numbers, flee ing from the terrible depression at the antipodes. Some will remain in this province, but most proceed to the grain belt of the Northwest Territory. Old Soldier Kills Himself. Faribault, Minn., May 23. Henry Achperkrch, an old soldier and pros perous farmer of the town of Wheel ing, cut his throat with a razor yes terday morning and is dead. He brooded over the illness of his wife until his mind became unbalanced. Horse Thieves Busy. Red Wing, Minn., May 23. Horse thieves are operating on a large scale in Pierce county, across the river from here. During the night five horses were stolen. Wisconsin and Minneso ta authorities in many places are co operating to catch the thieves. Want a Branch Road. Eau Claire, Wis., May 23.Business men of Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls and Ladysmith met here last night to devise means of Impressing on the Omaha road the desirability of build ing a railroad to connect Holcombe and Ladysmith. REED & KNUTS0N Blacksmith and Wagon Makers BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA sS: KNI'TSOX have opened a blacksmith and wajron shop one door south of The Pioneer, an 1 are prepared to handle any and all work in their line ami guarantee satisfaction to all comers. Mr. Heed makes a specialty of horseshoeing and general blacksmith work, and his work is too well known to need any introduction to the people of this vicinity. Mr. Knutson has been in the employ of the St. Hilalre Lumber company for four years, and comes well recommended by that company. new do, firm a andjo ?hance to show you what will not be disappointed REED & KNUTSON Second door south of postoffice, BEMIDJI, MINN. I. MEYER & CO.I SPECIAL OFFERING IN MEN'S SUITS THIS WEEK Don't fail to see our beautiful selection of Men's Spring and Summer Suits which we place on sale. The grandest, largest and swellest collection of Men's Suits that was ever on sale Have you ever considered the advan tages you have bv buying here? Such a large assortment to pick from, so many different kinds of suits, in so many different sizes at so many different prices. You will be doing yourself justice if you take a look at our pretty line of men's suits in the nobby Homespuns, Cas.siineres, Worsteds and Blue Serges which we will run this week at I. MEYER & CO. i i i i i i i i I $12.00 JPfllHTlUG. 3 Decorating Floor Finishing. Ciranitc Floor Finish WALL PAPER and PAINTS W. JOJIES 4 Tl'.t.KMK iM _M Office PI City Bout House. ^VVVVVVVVMVVSVVVVVVVNS%V Livery Stable A. M. BAGLEY SUCCESS* TO J. JIN KIN SON New Carriages and Good Horses New and Second Hand Carriages For Sale BEMIDJI MINN. Jay L. Reynolds Attorney-at-Law. Office: Over Lombermens Bank Pioneer Shoe Shop Rudolph Bohm, Prop. Repairing- Neatly and Promptly Done