lowest. exact, and can be bought at
We mix paints toorder. Jones
If you want to buy a nice home
call on Moore & Wiedrick, phone
Dr. Henderson made a profes
sional visit to Northome last
Choice vacant lots for sale by
Moore & Wiedrick, Markham
German Lutheran services will
be held at the Norwegian church
on December 6, at 2:30 p. m.
E. D. Johnson, Grand Rapids
J. F. Moore, (Jrookston and
Daniel Petrie, Park Rapids, are
among today's arrivals at the
Bert Taylor went to Blackduck
this morning and will have
charge of -the stage tonight in
the opening performance of the
new opera house.
County Commissioner Fred
Sibley came down from Solway
today to attend the meeting of
the board which will be convened
at the court house tomorrow
morning at 9 o'clock.
The county auditor's deputies
are very busy just at present ex
tending taxes. The job is a very
tiresome one, requires absolute
accuracy and considerable time
and all the office force wish it
was well over with.
Without going into details at
this time, will mention that we
are placing in our large basement
store and garret the largest and
best stock of toys ever brought
to town. Please call and look it
over. J. Peterson, Jr
with every purchase of a
you are entitled to a hand
some Dish, a Sugar Bowl, a
Cake Plate, a Vegetable Dish,
a Cup and Saucer, or Milk
The dish alone is worth
the price asked for the coffee.
When Looking For
tOU CAN FIND THE MOST USEFUL AND ELEGANT AT
THE BERMAN EMPORIUM
We have a new line of Cloaks just received, a beautiful selection of Waists. Skirts,
Tea Jackets, Muslins, Linnens, some elegant novelties in Silk Evening Shawls also a new.
line of Kid Gloves in the newest shades.
Ovir Millinery Line is most complete for the holiday trade and prices the
Any of these goods will make a most desirable present which will please the most
THE BEfilAN EMPOR I
J. W. Irwin went to Cass Lake
at noon today to attend the sale
of reservation pine.
Hark ye to the peasant strain.
People are often saved by taking
Mark's Lung Balsam.
Call on A. E. Winter the lead
ing jeweler for up-to-date goods.
Next door to First National
James Price caught an eighteen
pound muskallonge in Lake Be
midji yesterday. It is one of the
finest specimens ever taken out
of the lake.
E. H. Jerrard was at Black
duck last night, where he has re
cently secured the contract for
putting in a steam heating plant
in the Teepeetonka hotel.
Not a game of blind man's buff.
We don't ask you to go blindly in
to the purchase of a single bottle
of Mark's. Lung Balsam. It's a
sure cure for cough, throat and
I. Meyer, C. Wyler, E. A.
Schneider and several others
were received into membership
by the "gazouk" club at the
Markham hotel last night. All
stood the ordeal well.
County Attorney Loud has ocing
cupied another room in the Miles
block fronting on Beltrami
avenue and now has one of the
most comfortable and commo
dious sets of office rooms in the
Henry Funkley, the sage of
the city today.
Mr. Funkley \a on his way to
Crookston, where he appears be
fore the United States court in
the bankruptcy proceedings of
D. H. Congdon, the Blackduck
merchant who made an assign
ment last week.
August Peterson, the woods
man brought down from Black
duck yesterday and who was inStreet
jured in the woods by being
struck by the branches of a fall
i ing tree, is still in a serious con
dition. Dr. Henderson performed
I an operation yesterday for his
i relief but there is but slight hope
for his recovery.
Nick Hirt was committed to
the county jail yesterday after a
i hearing in judge Skinvik's court
under a charge of larceny. On
the way to the county jail Hirt
attempted to escape from Deputy
Sheriff John Bailey. Mr. Bailey
beat him out in a hundred yard
dash, however, and he will lan
guish until the next session of
the grand jury unless he is ad
mitted to bail by the district
icome the thought of
Santa Claus and
presents. Now is
the time to think and
Among our goods
are want to suggest
as a fine thing to
In buying things
ifor yourself you look
to the quality, but
that is much more
|important in making
purchases to give
You know we have
the best in the line
|of Silver-war:-. That
is good enough rea
eson why you should
5i3 THIRD STREET
John SwantOn, of Solway,
transacting business in the city.
The Messrs. Ellis and Beaure
gard are down from Blackduck
on business today.
Words are weak as water when
it comes to telling of the wonder
ful cures of Mark's Lung Balsam.
Angus Cameron, the "Giant
Grip" man, goes to Mallard Lake
today in the interest of his
Twenty-five dollars discount on
all Singer sewing machines sold
Bisiar & Cardiff.
C. C. Bowen,
George Finn, the popular!
Moorhead caterer, is in the city
on a visit to his mother. Mr. I
Finn has for several years past
been proprietor of one of the fin
est restaurants in Moorhead. He
has recently disposed of his in
terests and affer "a short visit
with relatives here will go to
The M. W. A. ball given at the
City hall last night was a de
cided success both financially
and socially. There was a very
large attendance. Supper was
served by the Royal Neighbors
from which a good sum was
cleared. Tho Woodmen are
noted for successful social func
tions and amply sustained their
reputation in last night's event.
of the week.
is in town. Mr.
Bowen is a fine workman and
contemplates locating in Bemidji.
Bacon & Brown have rented
their business building at Ten
strike to a Mr. Smith, who is to
put in a first class restaurant
In search of a home? Call and
see Moore & Wiedrick about an
elegant seven room house with
four lots on Minnesota avenue,
Amos O. Green, of Verndale,
Minn., has arrived in the city
and is the guest of John Flately.
Mr. Green contemplates engag
in business of some sort in
Peter Slough, the Nary wood
dealer, is in the city. Mr. Slough
has one of the largest wood busi
ness in this vicinity and says
there is a ready market at pres
ent for all sorts of wood.
Frank and Aaron Legge and
Morris 0urtis, of Minto, N. D.,
were at the City hotel yesterday
returning from a huntfng trip
and from looking over Beltrami
county lands. All three gentle
men have decided to take land in
The marriage of Miss Cordelia
and J. A. Halliday is an
nounced to occur at Sauk Rap
ids, Minn., Dec. 22. The bride
is a daughter of the late W. F.
Street and is well and universally
popular in this city. The groom
is at present superintendent of
the city schools at Sauk Rapids,
M. E. Gams, manager of the
local telephone exchange, is on
duty again after a short illness
For coughs, colds or any lung
trouble do you know Mark's
Lung Balsam is the best? Try a
bottle. Ask your druggist.
Dr. Morrison, who has been ill
and confined to his home for
some time past, is able to be
down town today and is consider
H. H. McDougal, a homesteader
from the vicinity of Blackduck,
is in the city on his way to
Crookston, where he has busi
ness before the United States
An incorrigible small boy was
in police court this morning. He
was charged with swearing on
the street and with general in
corrigibility for the last year
past. He spent the night in the
city jail and the police hope the
affair will prove a valuable lesson
toother small boys who are in
clined to be "tuff.''
Complaint has been made to
County Attorney Loud regarding
the fish houses on Lake Bemidji
and Mr. Loud will investigate.
The method of fishing through
the ice from fish houses is in
high disfavor with many sports
men. It is said that it dojxtpu
lates the lake of the larger game
fish and there are a number nt
local sportsmen who want to see
'Ten"Nights in a Bar Room"
depicts a series of truthful scene
in the course of a drunkard's life.
Some of them are touching in
the extreme and some are dark
and terrible. Step by step is pic
tured the downward course of
the tempting vender and his in
fatuated victim until both are in
volved in hopeless ruin. The
play is marked by no exagger
ations but exhibits the actualities
of life with a sincere simplicity
and adherent to the truth that
gives to every picture a photho
graphic vividness. The audi
ences always seem to be in full
sympathy with the moral of the
story. They laugh at Sample
Switchel, sympathize with Joe
Morgan and weep at the death of
little Mary. The piece will be
the attraction at the City Opera
House tomorrow night when it
will have a presentation at the
hands of the Daly company.
Salt and Pepper
which make nice Christ
Remember, we have a
Variety of (Jhrist
mas Goods, and prices are
always right. It' you
haven't received one of our
Free Photograph Tickets
call for one and be sure to
bring it with you and have
the amount of your pur
THE FAIR VARIETY
304 Third Street West.
Naturalist and Taxidermist
20S Second St. Portofflce l'o No. 6W
B!RD3. WHOLE ANIMALS, FISH, FLK RUiS AM) ROBES
and GAME HEADS mounted to order and for sale. I ccry at
all times a good assortment of INDIAN RELICS and CURlOS.
FUR GARMENTS made to order, repaired and remodeled
FLRSin .season bought.
I guarantee my work mothproof and
the most lifelike of any in the state
MY WORK IS EQUALLED BY
PEW, EXCELLED BY NONE
A Deposit Required on All Work
YOUR TRADE SOLICITED
Worth of Children's
has so far been a great success, and is still going on.
One-third Off on All
including all the most prominent makes, such as H. S. &
M. Sturm, Mayer & Co. Lowonstein & Co. Kderheimer,
Stein & Co., etc. Every coat is guaranteed as to quality
and make, and they are all this season's productions^
is given on the price originally put on the coats when
placed in stock, and none of the prices have been
Note the Following Prices:
5.00 for an Overcoat sold at$ 7.50
Money Refunded on All Goods Not Satisfactory.
The ay light Store.
WE BU OUR
CAR LOAD LOTS
You Save Difference in Freight
E. L. NAYL0R, FURNITURE
LICENSED EMBALMER AN UNDERTAKER
A tp-*m^mqr~yf^/r*if^^^p^p*qir**qp T^VVVf
The Lesson of the Past
For eight years we have been
telling of the wonderful future of
Bemidji. Many have been unbeliev
ing. They have lost fortunes. Every
year proved our prediction many
times over. Bemidji will one day
be a great city, and townsite lots,
now to be had cheap, will be worth
big money. Buy now.
Bemidji Townsite &
JOHN GIBBONS. Local Ageivt.
OurWindow Display of
Just the Thing!
Hint for the Future
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