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VOLUME 1. NUMBER 132.
DEATH SENTENCE FOR JETT Found Guilty of Murder of Town Marshal at Jack son, Ky. THIS WAS THE SECOND TRIAL FOR THE MURDERER. The Jury Arrives at Verdict After Two Hours' Deliber- ation. Cynthiana, Ky., Sept. 24. After a trial lasting four days the jury in the -case of^Curtis Jett, charged with the murder of Town Marshal Thomas Cockreil at Jackson on July 21, 1901, -at 5 o'clock last night rendered a ver dict of guilty and fixed the punishment at death. The jury retired at 2:44 p. m. When the jury entered the court room, after agreeing on a verdict, quiet reigned for a few moments. Jett's mother had gone away earlier under the impres sion that no verdict would be reached, and the verdict of death coming about two hours after the jury was out was a surprise to every one in the court room. The reading of the verdict ap parently did not affect Jett, but his 'brother was much distressed. His mouth quivered and he Slowly Turned Pale. Just previously to the jury reaching a verdict Judge Osborn, thinking they would not reach a verdict yesterday, sent-for them, intending to call off the session for the rest of the day. But the jury sent back word that an agree ment had been reached and tnat it would.be ready to report a finding to the court within five minutes. Elijah McKinney served as foreman of the jury, and after the delivering of the verdict to the court the jury was i polled. The death sentence was then read to Jett by Clerk T. J. -Robinson, after which he was given into the cus tody of the deputy sheriffs. Col. Blanton, Jett's lawyer, will file a peti tion for a new trial to-day, and if the motion is overruled he will appeal the case to the court of appeals at frank fort. This has been the second trial of Jett on the charge of murder. In his first trial for the murder of J. B. Marcum at Jackson, Ky., Jett and Thomas White were sentenced to life imprisonment. WIRELESS CHESS MATCH IPIayed by Teams Sailing on Different Steamers../ New York, Sept. 24.A closely con tested international chess game was played by wireless by teams on board ithe Kronland, from Antwerp, and the Minneapolis, from London, both on ^Monday, according to F. H. Dyckman -of "Orange, N. J., a member of the Min neapolis' team. The Minneapolis' "tfam took the lead, but toward the close of the second and last day's moves the foreigners passed them. When the game ended sixty moves had !been made and only seven pieces re gained on the board. Many of the -plays were transmitted, through a dense fog, and on the second day a furious gale was blowing. ANOTHER CARDINAL. Cardinal Gibbons Ssys Another One Will Be Appointed. New York. Sept. 24.Cardinal Gib "bons arrived here yesterday on the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. A delega tion of priests and laymen from Balti more went down the bay on a revenue cutter to 'greet him and welcome him home. Asked about the possibility of another American cardinal being ap pointed Cardinal Gibbons answered: "There will be another cardinal. It would not surprise me to see the num ber of American cardinals augmented in the near future. But there is ab solutely not truth in the cabled state ment that the pope purposes to create a patriarchate for the Occident." SOUGHT DEATH ON THE TRACK. Young Lady Believed to Have Com mitted Suicide at Cleveland. Cleveland, Ohio..Sept. 24.Despond- ent and disheartened over conditions, some of which may never be known. Miss Olive Rayl. sister of Dr. W. L. Rayl of Glenville, whose body was ifound badly crushed'^.d severed in several pieces on the Lake Shore tracks in Gordon Park early yester day, threw herself in front of a pass ing train or lay down on the track to await death. This was the opinion of the police after a day spent by the entire detective force in an attempt to unravel the circumstances attending the death of the young woman. The Daily Pioneer want col umns are srood result getters, Try them. BIG GAM E Emerson Hough Says Minnesota Will be the Sportsmen's Paradise. Emerson Hough, who wrote "The Mississippi Bubble" dur ing odd intervals between hunt ing trips and is editor of Forest and Stream, says Minnesota is the coining, paradise of all that army and good fellows who would rather fish and hunt than eat. It is the future big game state, he says, and within the next few years will begin to draw an immense annual influx of sportsmen who are now spend ing their money in the Bruns wick woods, the forests of Maine and the streams and fields of the East, where all the moose are registered in the blue book, the black bass are scant in girth and short of stature and the field birds are more remarkable far their sparseness than for the ^ease with which they may be taken. Mr. Hough has made many trips through Minnesota, and is more familiar with its woods and streams than many people who reside here, because he has made its game features a study. Whist IClub. A number of whist players gathered in the offices of Bailey & McDonald last night and laid plans for the organizing of a whist club. Another meeting will be held one week from to night, at which time officers will will be elected and other neces sary steps towards perfecting the organization will be taken. A committee wTas appointed last night to look up the matter of a club room. THE CITY Howard Bailey left for Walker this morning. B. G. and E. G. Bishop left for the Twin Cities yesterday for a brief visit. Architect Keck and Charles Brennan of Crookston are in the city on business. Lenas Johnson arrived from Red Lake yesterday. He left for St. Paul this morning. Fruit and Lonsdale muslin Friday and Saturday only 8 cents a yard. O'Leary & Bowser. It Henry Peterson and wife of Shevlin are visiting at the home of E. K. Anderson and wife. J. P. Thompson of Fred Hall's tailor shop took a flying trip to Blackduck yesterday, returning on the evening train. Thirty-two dozen of men's all wool Jersey ribbed underwear $1.65 a suit, Friday and Saturday only. O'Leary & Bowser. It A. D. McDonald returned last night from his trip up the M. & I. to Tenstrike, Blackduck and other points along the line. We sell good merchandise, re turning your money if you want it, and cash mill checks without inviting you to buy. O'Leary & Bowser. It The case brought by Henry Buenther against the state game and fish commission and Samuel Fullerton will be heard before Judge McClenahan on Oct. 6, the first case to come up at IQ o'clock in the morning. Owing to a wreck not fjir from Superior on the Great Northern, the passenger train due here at 3:20 a. m. did not arrive until 7 o'clock this morning. It trans ferred at the State Line to the Northern Pacific tracks and came bv wav of Brainerd. FARMERS TRUST Farmers of Minnesota Will Meet at the State Capitol on October 6. Farmers of Minnesota will do a little trust forming themselves on Oct. 6, when they will meet at the state capitol to amalgamate the various farmers' organiz ations into the Farmers'National Co-operative Exchange company, a national concern to regulate the marketing of the farm prod ucts of the United States and backed by the mere trifle of about 50,000,000 in capital and 500,000 members. At the com ing convention the organization work inaugurated..recently -in Chicago will be extended to Min nesota and plans laid for the handling of Minnesota agricul tural products by the farmers' trust. $71,436 BALANCE There Will be a Handsome Margin in the State Fair Treasury. The board of managers of the state fair association ordered yesterday the painting of the agricultural hall, the rooting of the cattle and horse exhibition barns and the laying of a mile of cement walk. Several other im provements were ordered made. A net collection of Si5,100 from coiicessionairies was reported. The total fair receipts were $198,- 504.35, and the balance left after all expenses are paid is 71,- 436.35. Resolutions of Sympathy. "Whereas, it has pleased our Heavenly Father in his divine wisdom to call from our midst our beloved sister, Daisy Lyons Tatro, member of Bemidji Rebekah Lodge, Star of the West, No. 183 therefore be it Resolved, that we, members of said lodge, tender our heartfelt sympathy to our bereaved brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Titus, and relatives. In her death the family have lost a lov ing daughter, sister and wife, and the lodge a faithful and earn est member. Be it further resolved, that our charter be draped in mourn ing for a period of thirty days in respect to our deceased sister and a copy of these resolutions be sent the bereaved parents, a copy to the local papers, and a copy placed on the minutes of the lodge. Respectfully submitted, COMMITTEE. A Secret Trade. The making of carbon paper and typewriter ribbons is a trade secret, known to scarcely two dozen people in the entire world. It has been handed down from father to son for probably a cen. fury. So carefully is the secret] guarded that the process has! never been patented. Much money and time have boon spent to discover this secret birt to no avail. The secret of brewing golden grain belt bee)' lies inj the use of the purest and ex pensive barley malt and hops. The cost ageing this beer is not considered it is ''how good" and not "how cheap" can the beer be made. The process is an evolu tion worked by years of experi menting and by careful, honest work. The good this beer does you demonstrates better than the words the success of the effort. John F. Essier, Bemidji. THE DAILY PIONEER WAS SETTLED Great .Northern Engineers and Company Have Reached an Amicable Agreement. The controversy between the engineers and tire men and the Great Northern company was amicably settled at St. Paul last night. Neither company officials nor the grand officers of the two brotherhoods would state just what the terms of the agreement were, but it is known that each side made some concessions. The firemen are understood to have been granted a slight increase in wages, bringing their schedule to parity with those of various .other transcontinental lines. No increase is believed to have been granted the engineers, but num erous minor changes were made in the working rules. Subscribe for The Pioneer, Resolutions of Sympathy. Whereas, it has pleased God in His infinite wisdom, to remove from the home of Joseph Titus their sister Daisy be it Resolved, that we, members oi the Bemidji lodge, I. O. O. F., ex tend our heartfelt sympathy to Brother Titus and family on the occasion of their sad bereave ment: and be it further Resolved, that a" copy of these resolutions be sent Brother Titus and family, each of the local papers, and filed among the records of the lodge. Respectfully submitted, STOCY OF PERSECUTION. Alleged Methods of Chicago Labor Leaders. Chicago, Sept. 24.Additional light was shed upon the methods of the labor loaders in their fight upon Painting Contractor1 BEMIDJI. MINNESOTA THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 24, 1903. TEN CENTS PER WEEK. D. C. SMYTH, ED TRASH, WJ I. CASSLER, M. E. CARSON, Committee. John M. Stiles by the testimony presented yesterday to Judge Ghytraus In the hearing of a pe tition for an injunction against the As sociated Building trades' officers and the allied unions. Revelations of thuggery, presumably by union repre sentatives, and propositions to settle labor strikes on Stiles' buildings on the payment of $" for each man by the. painting contractor were among the things that came to the surface through tie* cross-examination of Pore man John Haas by Attorney Bloom ingstbh. RUNS ON A ROCK. United States Training Ship Is Stuck Hard and Fast. New London. Conn., Sept. 24.The United States training ship Alliance is aground at Race Rock. The ship went on the rock late yesterday after noon, and although she is apparently hard and fast, she- is in no danger. At. o'clock last evening her water line was two feet out of water. The ana is smooth, and unless there is a sudden change in weather conditions the ship will be safely floated. W 0 E S A E A RETAIL Chippewa Reservation Lands Can not be Settled for Several Months. Land Comrnfssieher Richards yesterday stated that ii would be several months yet before the 768,000 acres of land in the Chip pewa resorvat ton would Deepened for settlement. An erroneous report has been circulated to the effect that this land would be open after 0 days' advertising, and numerous communications have been received from pros pective settlers in Minnesota on the subject. The land has been all surveyed, but it is the draw ing up-of the necessary regtritc* tions and comparing of Held notes which is the cause of the delay in opening the land for settle ment. Millinery. Fall and winter opening (exhibit of pattern hats and a complete line of millinery novelties, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2,') and 26 at Miss Hetlaiui's. 1*32-3 MOSQUITO INVASION. North Shore Towns Visited by the Pest in Dense Swarms. Chicago. Sept. 24. MosQUJloGs In dense swarms", bred by tin recent heavy rains in the Skolde swamps, have swept down on the north shove towns in a visitation that aim lints al most to a i laguo. For the last three days every suburb from Forest Lake to Evanston, and even the northern portion of Chicago, as far south as Edgewater and Lake View, are suffer ing from the attacks of the insects, which are the most Savage known for many years. II is feared that the hordes of inserts will invade the whole of Chicago. PREDICTS FAIR CROP. Secretary Wilson Says Corn Yield Will Surprise Pessimists. Chicago, Sept. 2i. Secretary of Ag riculture Wilson said that the corn crop would he far from a failure this year. "The yield will not be large." said the secretary, "but it will equal that of lust year and will greatly ex ceed the expectations of the pes simists." Many Firemen Overcome. Boston, Mass., Sept. 24. Fifty-six firemen were overcome by smoke and noxious gases at the second outbreak of a firo yesterday at the wholesale and retail.drug store of C. I). Badger & Co. None woro seriously injured. Four Men Killed. Geneseo, N. Y., Sept. 24.Four sec tion men on the Delaware, Lackawan na & Western railroad were killed by being struck by a train near Mount Morris. Thoy wore on a handcar at tho time of the accident. crown occrrzy -v...:. aii contract. New Cm. Mi tin Se| t, 24 The con tract tor the new Brown county jail was let, the construction to Grpnan & Ruhlmann of New I'im. and the steel work to the I'auiy Jail Company of St. Louis. It will cost aboul $20,000. Instant billed. Houghton. Mich Sept. 24. A. MC Cowling fell d'A:i the hold of the hold of the Osci"'' night and was instantly killed He was vice president of tho local lodge of the lnt rnatlonal Longshoremen's association. FRED C. SMYTH, President TH0S. P. SMYTH, Sec.-Treas. D. C. SMYTH, Manager BEMIDJI MERCANTILE CO. Opposite the Old Court House Groceries, Flour, Hay and Grain Phon 2 1 5 OPENING DELAYED A MASSACRE OF THE JEWS Anti-SemiticOutbreak Which Rivals the Horrors of Kishineff. POLICE DISPLAY GREAT BRU- TALITYRlX THEIR WORK. Twenty-Five Killed and Over Three Hundred Houses Pillaged'. Berlin, Sept. 21. --Details have just i' acht the Gi nuan-Jewish rejiel com mittee which indicate thai the town ot ViohieT,'uear'.Yll :1e\ tin chief town of the Russian province of that name, has been the scene of fresh anti-Sem itic outbreaks winch rival the horrors of Kishineff. Workingmen'a homes to yie number of 3-15 have been plun dered' and destroyed 25 Jews were either killed outfight by the soldiery or died of their wounds 100 more are in hospitals, seriously injured, while 200 others are suffering from slighter wounds received through the brutality of the police or while defending them selves Against Christian Assailants. The authorities complacently watched the progress of the rioting and pillag ing. It i.s saia thai the trouble began Sept. 11, when the Christian market dealers sought to buy herring from the .Jewish peddlers at a tenth of the market price. Tin Jews refused to submit to this robbery and the Chris nans proceeded forcbly to despoil them. n the second day of the riot, when the .lews disregarded the In structions to hep off the streets b~e~ cause the) coulu no longer restrain themst lyes from going to the rescue of outraged women and tortured men. the sohltw-a tind a yoHey into the crowd ol .lews, Instantly killing six of them. The Disturbances Continued until Sept. 14. During the rioting one Christian was killed and many others were injured. This served still further to incense the populace Five days after the rioting bi gan tho governor of Mohilev arrived at I luinel, although he Is stationed only three hours distant from the town. tjtitet has now heen restored, but the town Is under martial law, the factories are Idle and a bread famine has begun. Dr. Paul Nathan, president of the German relief com mil tee, said: "The tidings from Honiel confirm the proof we have had for some time that this latest outbreak is part of a systematic campaign for the extermination of the Jews, begun by Von Plelive, the min ister (if the interior. The only question is where the next massacre will be ordered." DYNAMITE LETS GO. One Man Killed and Another Fatally. Injured. Harrisburg, ill.. Sept. 24. At the hew Davenport mines, four miles south oi this city, seventy-five pounds of dynamite accidentally exploded last evening, killing one man instantly, fatally wounding another, and seri ously injuring two others, besides blowing two buildings to atoms. Prom some unknown cause the building caught lire James Smith was lying near the building asleep. Tom Cor pi nter. a workman, ran tr Smith arouse him. when the explosion ocr curred, killing Smith Instantly and fataliv wounding Carpenter. W hy i.s it that Daily Pione er want ads brinsrsuch good results? 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