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Subscribe for the Pioneer. Window drips. J. J. Doran. We mix paints toorder. Jones Hot oyster stew. Peterson's parlors. Three moose were killed in the vicinity of Blackduck last Mon day. A chimney fire at the Bank saloon called the lire department out last night shortly after nine o'clock. No damage was done. We are having numerous en quiries for improved city prop erty. List yours with us. Moore Wiedrick, Markham Hotel B'lk. Phone 212. Nobody cried papers, peerless and peanuts on the M. & I. pas senger train yesterday as news agent Wheelock missed the train at Northome yesterday morning. 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, E. H. Jerrard went to Little Kails yesterday where he will submit figures for a heating con tract. From there he will go to Minneapolis to spend several days on business. Skating is good at several places on Lake Irvine and every body who skates is making the best of it. The ice is not safe in spots, however, and venturesome small boys have already had nar row escapes from drowning. A car load of horses for the camps of J. A. Irvine near Black duck passed through the city mis morning from Grand Forks. The stock was one of the finest that has gone into the woods from this city during the pres ent season. Judge Spooner went to Walker this morning where the Cass bounty district court onvened yesterday. There are two mur der cases to come up at the term and the grand jury will also in vestigate the Bryant-Whetstone shooting at Cass Lake. Hon. Henry Feig, of At water, Minn., connected with the state grain and warehouse commis sion and a politician who has long been influential in Kandiyohi county, was in the city last night. .Mr. Feig was non-committal re garding politics and talked much about the weather and the natural beauty of this section &>he approached upon the sub- ject.- DR. FOSTER DENTIST MILES BLOCK. Bemidji fllemutile Gompany NOW Is the Time, and HERE Is the Place, to BU Buckwheat Flovir OURS Is the Purest in the Land Bemidji Mercantile ^Gompany Window drips. J. J. Doran. Applestwelve best varieties. Peterson's. Senator S wedback spent last evening at Northome on business. Large parlor over store for rent for parties by the evening. J. Peterson, Jr. C. A. Rose, of Brainerd, agent for the John Gund Brewing Co., was in the city last night. Call on A. E. Winter the lead ing jeweler for up-to-date goods. Next door to First National bank. Attorney Crawford went to Walker this morning where he has a case in the- Cass county district court. Let us look after your rental property. We have more de mands for houses to rent than we can supply. Moore & Wied rick. Conductor Eemmington has Conductor Bryant's run on the day passenger while the latter is at Walker awaiting the action of the grand jury. Dr. Morrison was at his office yesterday for the first time in several days. The doctor has been disposed for some time and was threatened with an attack of typhoid. ,J3. Magnussen, of Stillwater, has been spending the day in the city. Mr. Magnusson has been looking over the north country and is much pleased with it in general and with Bemidji in par ticular. Hunters came on a pack of wolves in the woods in Turtle River town yesterday. The animals had pulled down a wounded cow moose and were devouring it. Three of them were bagged by a party of gentle men from Long Prairie. John J. McDougal returned yesterday from the north coun try where he has been spending the summer. Mr. McDougal has been in the Rainy river country and also over into Canada. He reports that the northern part of Beltrami county is settling up rapidly. The football team had a meet ing last night and decided to give a dance next Friday evening. The club is about $100 loser as the result of the poor attendance at the last two games and the dance will be held for the pur pose of raising funds. It should be encouraged. The Bemidji Literary club met last night and adopted a consti tution and by-laws. It was de cided to hold the charter list open until the meeting nextTues day to allow all who wished__an_ opportunity to join as charter members. A fee of $1 will be charged as soon as the charter list is closed. Officer John Cline was called to the court house yesterday to shoot a dog. Someone had struck the animal a blow with an axe across the back and severed its spinal column. The dog was a handsome Newfoundland and Mr. Cline says the man who did the trick has no reason to be proud of it and should be made to suffer if he could be discovered. The card party given by the Catholic ladies last night was a decided success. There was a large attendance and everybody enjoyed themselves. There were four prizes. Mr. Cahill captured the highest prize for gentlemen and Mrs. Fenton carried away the highest prize for ladies^. The booby prizes were awarded to Mrs. Chamberlain and Mr. De caire. Appreciative Women can always find something at this store that will please the m. .1 us now one of the many things is our new lino of Sterling Silverware. E.H.BHRKER 513 THIRD STREET I Nothingmor I worthy of ad miration has! ever been' shown in town some of the! daintiest things in holiday gifts. See the line be fore it is brok en. It doesn't i cost anything] to admire. Window drips. J. J. Doran. Hot^ chocolate and beef tea. Peterson's. C. W, Dudley is in the city from Blackduck. E. E. Tucker, of Blackduck, is at the Markham. Mrs. P. Farley and sister are down from Tenstrke today. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Skogen re turned this morning from a trip to Turtle River. Bemidji lodge No 234 A. F. and A. M. has a regular meeting at Masonic hall tonight. mers camps near Northome to day. Why buy the second best when the best costs no more? Mark's Lung Balsam is the best for coughs. John Ripple returned yester day from a deer hunting trip. He brought home one saddle of venison. You have a right to the best that can be had for your money. Mark's Lung Balsam is the best for coughs.' C. C. Folkers is back from his claim at Lake Itasca where he has been hunting for the past three weeks. Mr. Folkers brought home two saddles of ven ison and a tine black bear. Thos. Bailey is back from a trip to the camps near Tenstrike. Mr. Bailey says that logging operations are already in full swing and that the camps near Tenstrike are started and doing good work already. Dr. Bracken of the state board of health has written a letter to the local health officers calling attention to the fact that the man now in the pest house in this city broke quarantine atGrandForks. The doctor would like to see him dealth with according to law but the complaint would properly come from the health authorities at Grand Forks. Brink Bros., who have for some time past conducted a sa loon on Third street near the lake have disposed of their interests to W. A. McDonald, of West Su perior. Mr. McDonald is now in charge. Mr. Brink will remain in Bemidji for some time but has about decided to engage in busi ness at Crookston. Attorney E. E. McDonald re turned this morning from a ten days' hunting trip in the vicinity of Kelliher. He did not bring home any venison. He says the conditions for hunting are far from being as favorable as ~they should be. The woods are full of hunters and but little game is being killed in the vicinity of Kelliher. Sheriff and Mrs. Bailey re turned Monday night from their trip to Oregon, where they went with Mrs. Clara Swenson, who was adjudged insane and taken back to Newport, Washington. Mr. Bailey left immediately for Stillwater, with Wm. C. Reade who goes back to the peniten tiary to serve an unexpired sen tence for grand larceny. David Lidall and a party of friends from Fergus Falls were in the city this morning return ing from a deer hunting trip in the vicinity of Buena Vista. The i party succeeded in killing four I deer and the quartered venison was hung on the camp roof, i Sunday morning it was stolon and the chagrin of Mr. Lidall and his friends is unbounded. Frank Miller, the export, who has boon putting in the burg lar alarm at the First National' bank completed his labors today and the alarm was sounded for the first time this morning. It make a noise not unlike that of a fire alarm and is all sufficient to attract attention. It is impossible to enter the vault after the time lock has been set without touch ing the alarm which sounds automatically. RUSSIA OPPOSES IT. Demand of United States for Opening of Korean Port. Tokio, Japan, Nov. 18.The Ameri can demand for the opening of the Korean port of Wiju has created A good impression, as being another sign of American co-operation in the Anglo Japanese policy of the open door. The Korean court is inclined to open the port, but the Russian minister strong ly opposes it. Bank Official Under Arrest. Cincinnati, Nov. 18.Henry Burk hold who was recently superseded as cashier and director of the Franklin bank of this city, has been quietly ar rested on the charge of perjury. It is charged that he swore to certain funds being in the bank and when the money was not found tfhere he confessed to swearing falsely* SENATE SESSION BRIEF, Federal W put this here because you'll eral court Monday quashed the indict- see, it. Mark's Lung Balsam "cents for smuggling in the eases of Will cure your COUgh or cold. I Alonzo Crusen thel collector of cus I toms. Captain Andrew Dunlap, I S. OVERRULES Judge 5. to Case of More Petitions Relating Reed Smoot. Washington, Nov. IS.The senate was in open session for only twenty minutes and the greater part of that time was consumed in the Introduce tion of bills ami presentation of peti tions. Most of i he bills were for pen sions and the bulk of the petitions re lated to the case of Senator Smoot of Utah. The senate at 12:20 went into execu tive session and at 12:40 adjourned. INDICTMENTS QUASHED. Rober The Bemidji Employment office N- commandant of the naval station shipped fifteen men to the Lam- here- an Settles Court of Porto Rico Smuggling Cases. San Juan. P. R.. Nov. IS.The fed- Gie a former con tractor in Porto Rico, on the ground that the fines had been paid and the offenses expiated. It is believed this action forever settles the eases. DEMURRERS. in- Bellinger Decides Against dieted Oregonians. Portland, Ore.. Nov. 18.-United States Judge Charles B. Bellinger Monday afternoon overruled the de murrers to the indictment charging former United States Commissioner Miss Marie L. Ware, Horace' G. Mc Kinley and S. A. D. Puler with for gery and conspiracy to defraud the government of public laoids. Iowa Bank Closes Its Doors. Ireton, la.. Nov. 18.The Bank of Ireton, a private institution with H. F. McKeever as cashier, has closed its doors. A notice reading "closed for liquidation" was posted on the doors and no further statement was given out. The failure of the Sheldon State bank is said to have been responsible for the closing, .here. The Col Weather is causing a rush on us for CAPS, IXDKRWEAR. SOX. HOSE, MITTENS, PANTS and SHIRTS, and the SNOW makes the boys think of those nice sleds so-cheap that we got in, and the lucky onos who have .the price arcs on hand get .first. choice, and the other boys arc looking on with a jealous eye1 and waiting for Santa Glaus to come. This is whore he gets his supply of TOYS, GLASSWARE, CHINAWARE and SILVER- WARE. CUFF BOXES, COLLAR BOXES. Tifi BOXES, HAND- KERCHIEF BOXES, ETC. The Fair Variety Cash Store 304 Third Street West. gaBEamsagaasBwsaaaEaB BuyJEthel Engaged in Legit imate Mining. tion. it" our representations are not proven true. THE ETHEL owns a for any purpose whatever. 6. THE ETHEL is not a ~ge legitimate mining, which requires business does. Buy_Ethel Wor king and Not Talking. ST. LOUIS BOODLE FUNU. Money Will Be Given to City for Pub lic Use. St. Louis. Nov. IS.It has been made known that Circuit Attorney Folk will, in the course of a few days, file a petition in the circuit court ask ing that final disposition be made of the $7",00 boodle fuud which played such a prominent part in the recent granil jury investigation by turning it over to the city of St. Louis for use in some public enterprise. The money was hold in escrow in the safety vault of the Lincoln Trust company pend ing the passage by the house of dele gates of the measure giving to the St. Louis and Suburban railway the riglu of way over certain thorough fares in the city, together with other important franchises. The money, which was deposited two years ago. was to have been paid over to the members of the "boodle combine" after the bill became an ordinance. But the grand jury investigation, in dictments and trials prevented. Mr. Folk has not yet determined in what' manner the petition will be drawn. REQUISITION PAPERS ISSUED. Missouri Sheriff Goes After New York Millionaire. Jefferson City, Mo., Nov. 18.Gov- ernor Dockery has signed requisition papers on the governor of New York for AVilliam Ziegler. the baking pow der magnate, and they were given to Sheriff G. A. Smith, who is now on his way East with them. Throo indict ments have been returned against Ziegler. lie is charged with supplying Daniel J. Kelley, legislative agent for the trust, with the money with which State- Senators Farris. Smith and Matthews are alleged to have been bribed that Ziegler was at the Plant ers' hotel in St. Louis directing the work of Kelley in this city and sent to Kelley the $7,000 said to have been divided amongst the Missouri seua tnrc WE DON'T ASK YOU TO O ANY GUESSING as to what the Ethel is. We will pay all your expenses to our mines to make a personal examina- Some reasons why the Ethel is a paying investment: 1. THE ETHEL lias proved up two mines, is now Mocking out the ore for the mill, and is proving up its third mine. 2. THE ETHEL owns (with one, exception) the only graphite mine in the west for which ore bids have been received from wholesale dealers in various cities. 3. THE ETHEL will start the erection of a mill in January to treat this ore and put it on the general market in towns and cities throughout the United States. The cost of mining and milling this product does not exceed $ 5 per ton, while the standard wholesale- ((notations are $25 to $160 per ton after milling, winch show an ENORMOUS PROFIT. Vein is li feet thick and -1.000 feet long. 4. THE ETHEL owns 400 acres of rich mineral land in the three largest and best mining districts in Colorado, and therefore does not have to depend on one kind of ore nor on one mine. neli time. ill its properties free and clear and does not gO in debt (jiiick company, and moiiev work 7. THE ETHEL has a low capitafeatidn of 300,000 shares, which makes each share many times as valuahle asimares in high capitalized companies. 8. THE ETHEL treasury sioeK'is the only stock that can he sold, as all director's stock is hold iii escrow until the company is on a dividend paying basis, with not less than $100,000, or surplus in the treasury. This impels the directors to con- tinuous effort and careful management, and affords security for the legitimate each shareholder's investment. To ohtain funds for tire erection of two mill one to treat the lead, silver and zinc .ores- also one to treat the graphite ore and provide additional equipment for our gold and copper mines, we offer 20,000 shares of Treasury Stock at $5 PER SHARE, after which the price will he advanced to $10 per share for the second allotment. Temporary office in Moore & Heidrick's Real Estate Office, Markham Hotel. L. L. MILLER, Fiscal Agt. Want Colamo Pioneer: Plea.** discontinue our want ad. We have more answors to it than we know what to do with. Mrs. Fred Hurlnert, Kuclld, Minn. FOR SALE Buffalo overcoat. O. C. Folkers. FOR SALE Fine quarter sec tion northeast of Blackduck, 300,000 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 SALK Short mill wood. $2 per load, delivered.Crookston Lumber Company. FOR SALE-Two thousand cords of 16-iucb wood. Wea Wright. TO RENT- Nice furnished room. Inquire at Seversori's Dry (ioods Store. TO RENT- Five elegantly fur nished and heated single rooms for gentlemen water closetand, hot and cold water in connec tion on samp,floor. K. J. Willits. Tl) TE A1 -Two"loainsT har ness, wagons and.sleighs for cordwood. YYes Wright, City dray line. ANTED housowor oek. ood Mi i irlf PIloneer Nothing does want ad or general Wheel- 'S, A. WANTED Purchasers for old Ten cents a hundred, office. WANTED TcTffT papers your wants, like a Pioneer WANTKl) Lady agents, best selling skin food made (id per cent coin mission agents make 87 to 811* a day. Send 50 cents for full size lo and tonus. Yates Manufacturing Co.,Hud- son. Mich. Advertise IN THE Dailv Pioneer Buy_Ethel $5 Pr Share for a Short Time. wflBEHDGi hut tin- was organized tor same as any other use of Buy_Ethel ORS ARE GOLD, COP- PKK, SILVER LEAD AND GRAPHITE.