Subscribe for the Pioneer.
Window drips. J. J. Doran.
We mix paints toorder. Jones
Hot oyster stew. Peterson's
Three moose were killed in the
vicinity of Blackduck last Mon
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
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
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-
Is the Time, and
Is the Place, to
Is the Purest in the Land
Window drips. J. J. Doran.
Applestwelve best varieties.
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
Attorney Crawford went to
Walker this morning where he
has a case in the- Cass county
Let us look after your rental
property. We have more de
mands for houses to rent than
we can supply. Moore & Wied
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
,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
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
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
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
can always find
this store that
the m. .1 us
now one of the
many things is
our new lino of
513 THIRD STREET
worthy of ad
shown in town
some of the!
in holiday gifts.
See the line be
fore it is brok
en. It doesn't i
Window drips. J. J. Doran.
Hot^ chocolate and beef tea.
C. W, Dudley is in the city
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
Why buy the second best when
the best costs no more? Mark's
Lung Balsam is the best for
John Ripple returned yester
day from a deer hunting trip.
He brought home one saddle of
You have a right to the best
that can be had for your money.
Mark's Lung Balsam is the best
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
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
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
SENATE SESSION BRIEF,
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
collector of cus
I toms. Captain Andrew Dunlap, I S.
to Case of More Petitions Relating
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
The senate at 12:20 went into execu
tive session and at 12:40 adjourned.
The Bemidji Employment office N- commandant of the naval station
shipped fifteen men to the Lam-
Court of Porto Rico
San Juan. P. R.. Nov. IS.The fed-
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.
in- Bellinger Decides Against
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.
Engaged in Legit
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
Wor king and
ST. LOUIS BOODLE FUNU.
Money Will Be Given to City for Pub
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
REQUISITION PAPERS ISSUED.
Missouri Sheriff Goes After New York
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
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
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
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.
ill its properties free and clear and does not gO in debt
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,
L. L. MILLER, Fiscal Agt.
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,
FOR SALK Short mill wood. $2
per load, delivered.Crookston
FOR SALE-Two thousand cords of
16-iucb wood. Wea Wright.
TO RENT- Nice furnished room.
Inquire at Seversori's Dry
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
WANTED Purchasers for old
Ten cents a hundred,
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-
$5 Pr Share for
a Short Time.
was organized tor
same as any other
ORS ARE GOLD, COP-
PKK, SILVER LEAD
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