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Window drips. J. J. Doran. W$ mix paints to order. Jones M. G. Slocum is at Blackduck on business today. Short mill wood for sale. $2 per load, delivered. Crookston Lumber Company. J. D. McDonald left last night for a business trip to Blackduck, Tenstrike and Farley. L. H. Bailey went to Northome on business last night which necessitated his remaining over today. Why buy the second best when Jbhe best costs no more? Mark's Lung Balsam is the best for coughs. Mayor Hitchcock and G. H.some *Walsh, of Crookston, were in the city last night on their way toseriously Blackduck. The sons of veterans have a regular meeting tonight arid Captain Naylor asks everybody to make an effort to be present. We are having numerous en quiries for improved city prop erty. List yours with us. Moore Wiedrick, Markham Hotel B'lk. Phone 212. Changes come to all. Some are pleasantsome otherwise. Mark's Lung Balsam will stop that coughthe change is pleas ant, thereby making a pleasant change, Deputy Sheriff John Bailey left this morning for Stillwater ac companied by Wm. C. Reade, who goes to the state peniten tiary to serve seven months of an unexpired sentence of three years, A. T. Wheelock starts today on another trip to the camps in the vicinity of Solway. It is not a fact as has been stated that Mr. Wheelock has secured the agency for Hinkley's Bone Liniment and is peddling it in the lumber camps. j^Turnkey Wright, of the county jan, who has been laid up witn inflammatory rheumatism for the past several days, went to his old home at Little Falls, this morning, where he will remain until he is able to again resume his duties. The twenty-one townsite pro moters of the new town of Rich ards who were arrested by thesociation Indian police for starting im provements on the reservation were released Saturday after jtf omising not to undertake any -more work along that line.. The original arrests were at the^ in stigation of Major Scott. DR. FOSTER DENTIST MILES BLOCK. 'Bemidji lUerafltile Gompany NOW Is the Time, and HERE 'i Is the Place, to BU BuckwKeat Flovir OURS Is the Purest in the Land Bemidji JJeFeantile Company Window drips. J. J. Doran. H. S. Latham is down from Kelliher. Daniel Delaney, of Arvilla, X. D., is in the city renewing old acquaintances. We put this here because you'll see it. Mark's Lung: Balsam will cure your cough or cold. Call on A. E. Winter the lead ing jeweler for up-to-date goods. Next door to First National bank. You have a right to the best that can be had for your money. Mark's Lung Balsam is the best for coughs. Let us look after your rental property. We have more de mands for houses to rent than we can supply. Moore & Wied rick. Mrs. C. R. Martin, who was called to her old home at Osakis time ago, writes that her father who was for some time ill is now recovering. Miss Ida Field, who has been housekeeper at the Markham hotel, was called to Minneapolis yesterday by atelegram announc ing the serious illness of her father. Hector Barnes, of Fargo, N. D., a bonanza farmer and a very genial gentleman, is in the city. Mr. Barnes brought in several carloads of horses which will be worked in the woods in this vi cinity this winter. The Great Northern tram from the east was two hours late last night. The track is in bad con dition on the Duluth end near Deer River and necessitated re pairs yesterday which were re ponsible for the delay. Snow and cold weather has given a decided impetus to the local business world and every store in the city is doing a good business..The ammunition sales men at the various hardware stores are particularly busy. The Misses Lewis and Soren son, who have been conducting a hair dressing establishment and massage parlor in apartments in the Malzahn block left the city yesterday and will be located at Cass Lake for the next few weeks. The Retail Liquor Dealers at their meeting Sunday decided to give a grand masquerade ball on New Year's eve. The proceeds are to be devoted to the expense fund in entertaining the state as of liquor dealers which will meet in Bemidji next June. The dance of the Fraternal Order of Eagles which was adver tised for Thanksgiving night has been postponed until Christmas night. After arrangements had been made to hold it,it was found necessary to postpone it on acshoemaking count of the Catholic fair, which had previously secured the hall. The new townsite of Regina on the Rice Lake spur south of Sol-Booth, way is being boomed at present. A petition has been presented asking for the establishment of a postoffice and the townsite people will go about it to make a town at Regina at once. The townsite is named after Miss Crawford of this city. The statue of Iris which has graced the front window of Bar ker's jewelry store for some time past was sold yesterday to Goodson & Arndt, proprietors of the Turf saloon at Oass Lake. The statue is one of a group that was awarded a prize at the Colum bian exposition for clever execu tion and is one of the handsomest pieces ever brought to this sec tion. It will be immediately re placed by another. W Regina Appreciative 2| Women can always tind something at this store that will please them. Just now one of thej many things is our new line of Sterling Silverware. Nothing more worthy of ad-Friday mi at ion has ever been shown in town some of the daintiestthings in holiday gifts. See the line be fore it is brok en. It doesn't cost anything to admire. E.KBHRKER 513 THIRD STREET 0 1 0 Window drips. J. J. Doran. Bemidji lodge No. 168 Knights of Pythias has a regular meeting tonight. Wm. Woods, of the Red Lake Transportation Co., is in Minne apolis on business. E. H. Jerrard has just finished putting in a steam heating plant in the Lumbermens bank. Wm. Rowan, formerly some thing of a character about town, is down from Parley today. C. Ralston has gone to the country north of Grand Rapids where he has a timber claim. Otto Swenson, representing the Giant Horseshoe Grip Co., of Duluth, is calling on his local patrons today. Jacob Jacobson, who has been employed at Solberg's shoe shop for some time past has gone to Kelliher where he will open up a establishment. Miss"Walker, whrrteaehes-one of the primary departments at the city schools, is quite ill and her place is being filled by Miss, who is a sister of Mrs. P. P. Hannifin. Conductor Atherton, who has manipulated the tweezers on the fast wrestler on the M. & I. for some time past, is taking a lay off and will go to the woods after deer. Conductor Bush brought his run out yesterday. The prizes which have been of fered oy the whist club have awakened quite a rivalry. I. Meyer, the clothing man, is the player most feared and the var ious members of the club are lay ing plans to compass his defeat. W. P. Roberts returned this morning from a pioneering trip to Blackduck. Mr. Roberts has been conducting the state bank for a week while the cashier was absent making final proof on a claim in the Doer River coun1ry.' Geo. LsBlanc, who ha** been day clerk at the Markham for some time past, has resigned his position and will return to his home in Crookston tomorrow. IT. E. Patrick, who comes from I Maukato is the man behind the desk on the day side at present. Attorney E. E. McDonald and a party of friends who have been hunting near Kelliher since the iopening of the season have suc Iceeded in killing one buck. Mr. McDonald advises friends that he will remain in the woods until and that the hunting has never really been good until yesterday. W. O. Biddy, "Uncle Bill," one' of the best known and oldest freight conductors in the employ of the Great Northern,was in the i city yesterday returning from a hunting trip to Blackduck. He was taking home one deer and enjoyed his week in the woods. Mr. Diddy is running freight on the Willmar & Sioux Falls at present but has worked on al most every division on the road. $4,000 worth of Overcoats to be sold within the next 30 davs O ALT Owing to the warm weather we have concluded to reduce our entire stock of Men's and Young Men's Overcoats. For the next 30 days we will selXl eveT Overcoat in Store at' 011^ J|XXtheT 1* kss than former selling price.. This is bona lhh\ Y_/ JL\ XJk. JLV V.J 0ll a When I. MEYER & Co. Cut they Cut Deep. Note the following prices: $ 7.50 Overcoat $ 5.00 10.00 Overcoat 6.66 12.00 Overcoat 8.00 15.00 Overcoat 10.00 buying shares in SC0UN A ^T"^ A. SShl trami avenue. inter Uvercoatsl^^-^.r^-secquarteeniF-ELASRFO goods I are all marked in plain figures. |18 Overcoat 20 Overcoat 25 Overcoat 30 Overcoat THE DAYTJGHT STORK. A. A. Harper of Cass Lake is in the city. Chas. Mealey, of Dexterville, is in the city today on his way to Sauk Centre for a visit with friends. J. O. Ditty, of Crookston, was in the city yesterday returning from a week's hunting trip in the vicinity of Blackduck. Mrs. L. C. Michaels, of Devils Lake, arrived in the city last night for a visit with her sister, Mrs. S. A. Scutter. Others have made ments owned by the company free arm clear with good titles. Call today for prospectus, maps. etc. $12.00 13.33 16.67 20.00 J. A. Hendricks, a prominent Posstpn attorney, was in the city last night on business. Dr. Ward is now nicely located in his new office rooms over the First National bank' block. D. J. Halvorson, of Churches Ferry, N. D., is looking Bemidji over with a view to locating in some line of business. 20*000 shares is placed on the market at $5 per share lor a short time only. The second allotment of 10,000 shares will be sold at $10 per share, thvis giving 100 per cent profit to the first investors. S I TO KENT Five elegantly fur Hi nished andheated sinirlo rooms XEprgentlemen water closet and hot and cold water in connec tibnon same floor. & .J- Willits. gggh McMillan left last night! *7 to $12 a day. Send 50 cents for^Blackduck, where he has a. for full size' box and terms, contract to put in ties, fence Yates Manufacturing Co., Hud- posts and other cedar stock, Do you know that all the rich men and women obtained their wealth by getting into legitimate mining companies at the STARTING PRICE and getting oui A THE TOP, or else held their stock for DIVIDENDS. You now have the same opportunity by EthelGol MiningCo. which is engaged in legitimate mining, owning 40 mining claims in the three richest mining districts in Colorado, and is now past its prospecting stage, hiving proved up two extensive ore bodies from which it is now blocking out ore for the mill, and is working day and night shifts to open up its third mine. To secure additional funds for the erection of a mill to treat the ores now being mined an allotment of REMEMBER, it is not for prospecting, but it is for building a mill to treat the ores already being blocked out that this stock is offered. All properties and equip- Ores on exhibition in the real estate office of Moore & Ileidrich, Markam Hotel. L. L. MILLER, Fiscal Agent. FOR RENT Two furnished rooms over Ripble's place. 1 FOR SALE- One oak bed with beddin'g one Wheeler & Wil- JSJ son sowing machine. T5: Bel- tion northeast of Blackduck, 00,0o pine, spruce and tama rac, besides a vast quantity of hardwood such as birch, elm, etc. Soil is black loam, clay subsoil,very little swamp. Ap ply at Pioneer office or address C. W. Newbery, Crookston, Minn. FOR SALE Short mill wood! $2 per load, delivered. Crookston Lumber Com pany. FOR SALKTwo thousand cords **f lti-uu'li wood.. Wed Wriffht. WANTED Good girl for general housework. A. T. Wheel ock. l.\ lii'i ymir DuikUUgS ill lUe Ger mania Insurance Co. of New York. Lang & Carter, Agents. TO RENT Nice furnished room. Inquire at Severson's Dry Goods Store. TO TRADE Two teams, har ness, wagons and sleighs for cord wood. Wes Wright, City dray line. WANTED Two boarders, table board and room, I per week. Mrs. A. II. I3eutly, over Pion eer Harness she]). WANTED Purchasers for old papers. Ten cents a hundred. Pioneer office. WANTED rTo S()Ji. till .your wants. Nothing does it like a' Pioneer want ad WANTED Lady agents, best selling skin food made 66 per cent commission agents make Mich. on y^ why not you?