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Salts and Peppers, Water Tumblers, Sugars and Creams, Jelly Dishes and Nappies. Silverware. Snears, Creams. Knives and Forks. Fruit Knives, Spoons. Berry Spoons, Cream Ladles and Nut Picks. I Plush Goods. Albums.Work Boxes.Toilet Sets and Trinket Boxes. 2,000 yards of Best Prints worth up to 7 cents sale price Lot 1, former price $4.75 now Unbleached Muslin, 36 inches wide, during this sale RHCS &w& BEMIDJI. MINNESOTA. Ou Holiday Good No Read for Inspection We can safely say that our assortment was never equalled in Bemidji. It is complete in every department, and one would think that we had Christmas Presents for everyone. But Past Experience Ha Taught that the early shopper gets the most desirable goods. Better not delay. We'll wrap up your purchases and store them away until called for. Ladies' Wear. Suits, Furs, Coats, Skirts, Opera Shawls, Silk Hose, Gloves, Hand Bags, and the New Photo Buckle Garter. Fancy Goods. Pillow Tops. Silk Dollies. Center Pieces. Lace. Braids and Patterns, All Kinds of Toys. Wood. Iron and Tin To vs. OXeary L Bowser VOLUME 1. NUMBER 193. BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1903. 4 l-2cg Lot 2, former price now Men's Wear. Suspenders, Sterling Silver and Gold Plated Buckles, suitable for engraving Neck wear, Tecks, Four-in-Hands, Boas, and Club Ties in all the new silks Smoking Jackets or House Coats in the new patterns at popular prices:Mulllers.dlovt's. Fancv Vests, Shirts and Handker chiefs. Suits ^Overcoats One-(|iiarter off from reg ular prices. THE DAILY PIONEER. Big Remodel Sale! T*rw'*'w^'yrwww+w*rwT'^ '^r' T1 6 DAYS AT THE BAZAAR COMMEN CING Monday Dec. 7, gg| Saturday, Dec. 12 W will during this SAL E give Bargains that have never been g^ye in Bemidji: Don' let us forget our line of Silk Waists. W have put them in Three Lots: $3.75 A BARGAI N YO CANNO MISS-CLOAKS JACKET S and SKIRTS-$15 JACKET S $9.75. I 4 I-2c Our Entire Stock of Men's and Ladies' Hamilton Brown $3.50 and $4.00 Shoes, until closed out only $2.95 a pair $mimmmmtimm ?*fiWPi^y 4.50 Bleached Muslin, 36 inches wide Fell Into Erie Canal While Being Snug gled Into United States. Buffalo.J^J^Dec^A wagon load of Cinnamon who were being smug gled into this country was overturned early in the day and fell into th^JCrie canal. Four of the Chinamen^weic drowned. There were eleven Chinamen in the party. The accidenl was due to the breaking of the tongue of a covered wagon in which they were being trans ported. The vehicle rolled down a hill into the canal. The seven Chinese who escaped and the driver jumped when the descent began. Four, how ever, had no chance to jump and were drowned. The only witnesses of the accident were workmen some distance away. They went to the rescue, but were too late. LOSS MORE THAN $500,000. Freighthouse and Large Quantity of Merchandise Burned. Schenectady, N. Y., Dec. F.Th freighthouse and sheds of the New York Central Railway company In this city were totally destroyed by fire during the day, together with an im mense amount of freight, the value of which it is almost impossible to esti mate. The only means the fire department had of fighting the fire was with water obtained from the Erie canal with two fire engines. The city haB been with out a drop of water in its mains for forty-eight hours on account of a breakdown at the pumping station which furnished the water supply of the entire city. The loss will be more than $ "00,000. IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS. bor War Affecting Many Industries Breaks Out. Chicago, Dec. 5.Industrial war, long expected, has broken out in the Fox River valley In Vorthern Illinois. Manufacturers at Batavia, Aurora, El gin, St. Charles and Geneva have or ganized and have decided to increase the hours of labor from nine to ten hours. The first notice was servou by manufacturers at Hatavia Friday and 350 machinists quit work there. The wage earners are united and will resist this attempt to add to the bours of labor without, increase-in "pay. The industries likely to be affer.ted Include many lines, from windmills to shirts. The manufacturers in the cv ganization employ, it is, stated. 10,000 wajie earners. DOMESTIC TROUBLE TH E CAUSE. Wealthy Iowa Banker Suicides by Shooting. Des Moines. Dec 5.George D. Wood, president of the Hank of Colfax and director of Tra, Mingo and Baxter (la.) banks, committed suicide at his home in Colfax by sheeting himself' through the head. Wood was forty-three years old." He was married a year ago to a nurse who attended a former wife Tiurink her last illness. Domestic trouble is supposed to hare caused the euicide. Wood was worth over $250,0*tO and his accounts were straight. ^,:'^A,r-^ During this Sale we will place our entire line ol 10 and 12 cent outings at r^/M^fM^zmj* TT' 'r'T^rvTTr^r Lot 3, former price. $0.50 to $9, now Sioux Falls, S. D., Dec. fi.Scores of lives were imperiled, four firemen injured, a dozen people rescued by the police and firemen and the divorce colony received its most -severe shock since its establishment in the burning of the Masonic block here. On the third floor of the four-story brick lived about fifty women, largely mem bers of the divorce colony. Seven of the women, arrayed in nothing but their nightgowns, were carried in the arms of firemen from the windows of their room?. Officer Jack Tracy fought his way through flames and smoke to the end of a hall, took out three women, one at a time, and carried them down on an extension ladder. Firemen took out four other .wo ruea the same v.yv. BOODLE HEARING RESUMED. Examination of Grand Rapids Officials Continues. Grand Rapids. Mich., Dee. 6.The examination of Alderman Charles T. Johnson, charged with accepting a bribe from Lant K. Salsbury to sup port the Lake Michigan water deal, in aid of which Salsbury alleges he bribed a score or more of prominent citizens, including the manag'-rs of three local newspapers, was taken up in police court during the clay. Sals bury had sufficiently recovered again to take the stand as a witness. He was unable to remember any more than the substance of various conver sations with Johnson during the sum mer of 1300, but stated that Johnson I agreed to support the water deal for $1,000 in c!tsh, SofiO uf v.-liic-h Saisbtrry-j said he paid him. SHOOTS DIVORCED HUS3AND. Des Moines Woman Inflicts Probr.bly Fatal Wound. Des Moines. Dec -In an effort to arrest her divorced husband, who es caped from the state hospital lor the insane a week ago. Mrs. Nettie Klin genblel, residing in Kasi Pes Moines. fired five times at him. One- Bhoi passed almost through the body just below the heart and may prove ratal. After the shooting th^ woman sum moned a policeman and had the man removed to a hotel. He was after wards taken to the police station. "He turned on me just before we got to the station." said Mrs. Klinge.i- bJel, and I was compelled to shoot him." i Fifty Women Narrowly Escape In a Sioux Falls FireFour Firemen Hurt. TEN CENTS PER WEEK. y^r^r"'rr^v^^^ i 7 1-2 6 1-2 WOMEFESCAPE IN SCANT ATTIRE fee Yard $5.50 tin' (!ood Kind A score of others 'hail narrow escapes. The fire started in the basement and was fanned by a thirty-five mile gale. Just as ft was well started a large kerosene tank in the basement of an adjoining block exploded, throw ing burning oil on three firemen working near. They escaped with ba burns, but Assistant Fire Chief Sloan was overcome by fumos of gas in the basement and only found after search by his men, barely In time to save his life. The scene was appalling for a time, people appearing in nearly all the upper windows and begging to be saved. The property loss was about $20,000, aside from |er8onal effects which will amount to as much more. CLAIM DOWIE IS SOLVENT. Several Large Creditors Will Fight Bankruptcy Proceedings. Chicago, Dec. 5.The first open no tice of opposition to the bankruptcy proceedings against John Alexander Dowie was given in the United States district court during the day by an attorney for an Indianapolis grocery company, which is a creditor of Dowie. In the filing of a claim for $3,500 the attorney for the Indianapolis concern gave notice that, at the proper stage of. proceedings he would take action In court in opposition to the bankruptcy petition of other creditors. The con test will probably begin within a few days. Representatives of several other large creditors, it is said, will join in fight to have the receivers ousted on the ground that Howie is solvent and that c-.cditors will get less If litigation is prolonged. A middle aged man. known to How ie's followers only as the "Milwaukee millionaire," arrived at Zion City dur ing the dav. A prominent Dowleite. who refused to allpw the use of hi name, said that the visitor was' the 'deliverer'' whom Dowie mentioned at his rally meeting Wednesday as being willing to pay Dowie's entire Indebt edness if Dowie wished. Employment for Ten Thousand. Saratoga, X. Y., Dec. 5.Operations are being resumed at the mills of the In'ernational Paper company, which shut down a week ago. The mills are sinated at Corinth. Fort Edward. (5lens Falls and elsewhere and emplov 10,000 men.