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Mrs. Van Pelt Refused at Last Moment to Appear Against Her Husband. OTHER WAYS S. Snow Says Ther are Worse Methods Than Fish Houses For Taking Gam Fish. EDITOR PIONEER: Walker Pilot: George Van At the last burning ot the Pelt, who while in the custody ofj brand Bemidji Tribe No. 39, Order of Redmen elected officers Sheriff Hardy a short time ago quite innocently gave the officer a brief but acute scare, has emerged from the legal entangle ment in which he was involved. Mosebaugh. ^Van Pelt is a Great Northern conductor whose home is at Cass Xiike and he was arrested on a charge of non-support, his wife 'being the complaining witness. He was released and rearrested and on the case again coming be Jore Judge McClenahan it was dismissed, his wife refusing to appear against him. Speaking of the case Van Pelt stated that he was pleased to have the trouble all over. He My atten tion has been called to an article published in yesterday's Pioneer about depopulating Bemidji lake of its game fish by the use of fish houses. I wish to say that the only fish that are being caught in this manner are pickerel and suckers. Everybody knows they are a winter fish and are not con sidered eatable in summer. I see by the paper that the heart of the local sport has been touched upon. No doubt the sport would rather see the pick rel protected in the winter so he can play him on his line in sum mer aud after the fish is exhaust ed take him off and rap his head on the boat and throw him back and say, "That is a snake, I don't want him." The law provides that fish house may be used through the winter months to catch pickrel, suckers and red horse. M. S. SNOW. Samaritans Elect. At their regular weekly meet ing last night the Modern Samar itans elected officers as follows: G. S.E. J. Willitts. V. G. S.Andrew Mack. P. G. S.H. E. Reynolds. ScribeDr. Tuomy. P. S.J. H. Rea. TreasurerE. L. Naylor. C. MChas. Albrant. J. E. C. M.Mr. Banker. H. P.ft. Buenther. LoviteJohn Washburn. TrusteesH. E. Reynolds, P. M. Dicaire, P. J. Dunwoodie. City Jail Blaze. Fire was discovered at the city jail shortly after nine o'clock this morning. The building was empty at the time and the blaze had caught from a defective chimney. It was extinguished after some work. The damage done was very slight. REDMEN ELECT Local Tribe Elects Ne Officers at Last Burning of the Brand. as follows: SachemArthur Brose. Senior SagamoreGeo. Fuller. Junior Sagamore Charles Prophet K. of Keeper claims that the suit was brought the ordeal which makes good for Spite work, alleging that his Red Men and several wife was induced to do so by her festivals are also planned. relatives, her sisters' husbands. Mrs. Van Pelt is a sister of Mrs. George Lydick, of "section 16" fame, and as she is also owner of considerable valuable property almost adjoining section 16, Van Pelt claims that they all wanted to get him out of the way. Mrs. Van Pelt owns section 9, part of which is virtually within the city limits of Cass Lake, and the property is considered worth from $30,000 to $40,000. He claims that while he was at his father's home in a small town in the northern part of the state on account of his father's sickness his wife's relatives at Cass Lake put up stories that he, Van Pelt, was not at his father's home at all, but had skipped out with an other woman. This, he claims, iiis wife believed for a time. -Matt Mayer. Ted Smith. WampumL. H. 01 Helmer. Deputy Smith. Guard Brannon. TrusteesL H. Bailey, John Doran and Jerry Brannon. The local tribe is in very good condition at present. A number of pale faces are soon to undergo reat SachemTed of WigwamJerry dog soup Condition Serious. The condition of J. N. McCarty, the liquor salesman, who has been ill of pneumonia at the Markham for some time is very serious today. McCarty was taken sick the first of last week. The house for which he travels sent up a trained nurse and he is receiving the best of medical at tention. He is in a very serious condition today and unless there is a change for the better soon he cannot survive. SuccessfulOpening. The new opera house at Black duck had a very successful open ing last night. The opening bus iness was something like $350. It was very satisfactory to the management. The house is hand somely equipped and was shown off for the first time. The Daly Company in "Ten Nights in a Bar Room" gave excellent satis faction and every body spoke kind ly of the show this morning. The Lodge of Son ow. The lodge of sorrow, the most beautiful and impressive ritual istic serviqe of any of the lodges will be observed by the Brainerd Elks tomorrow afternoon. The lodge has about ten members in Bemidji. Following is the pro gram: Processional Sacred March Sykora's Orchestra. "The Earth is tile Lord's" Kirkpatrick iKolian Quartette Openim? Ceremonies Lodge Prayer Rev. Richard Brown Duet. "Hope Beyond.," White Brothers Alderman and Webb. Introductory Remarks Past Exalted Ruler A.J. Halsted Sacred Music Zykora's Orchestra Address Bro. I). Johnson Solo. "Thy Will Be Done," Munson Bro. S. F. Alderman. Memorial Address Bro. A. H. Hal Quartette, "Rock of Aires." Mason .Kolian Quartette. Closing Ceremonies A'.VLodge Doxology Quartette. Lodge and Audience Recessional Sykora's Orchestra From an Ohio Minster. Rev. G. W. Hagans, of Clyde Ohio, says: "I have used Dr. Warner's White Wine of Tar Syrup for sore throat, weak lungs, cough, cold, and any. diseases of the kind it surpasses all other remedies. Many thanks to the doctor for his valuable remedy." Lucania Beats the St. Paul. London, Dec. 5.The Cunard line steamer Lucania, which left New York Nov. 28 for Liverpool, one hour and a half after the American line steamer St. Paul had sailed from New York for Southampton, passed Browhead at 9:13 a. m. The Lucania arrived at Queenstown at noon. Torpedo Boat Mocassin Ashore. Capo Henry, Va., Dec. 5.The sub marine torpedo boat Mocassin is hi?U and dry on Currituck beach. The boat is apparently in good condition, not a drop of water inside. The Yankton and Vixen have-gone to the scene of the stranded vessel. BRiEF BITS OF NEWS. By the falling of an elevator in New York city one man was instantly killed and five others injured. The Bank of Fairview, S. D., was entered by robbers Friday. They se cured $800 and escaped. Count von Ballestrem has been re-elected president of the German reichstag, virtually unanimously. Former President Cleveland denies the report that he is about to foreclose on a Pennsylvania railroad sixteen miles in length because of default in interest payments on bonds which he holds. WILL DECLINE OFFER A83ISTANCE OF UNITED STATES SOUGHT BY DEPOSED DOMIN- ICAN PRESIDENT. LATTER EN ROUTE TO THIS COUNTRY PROMISES TO ALLOW PROTECT- ORATE OVER ISLAND IN RE- TURN FOR AID. Washington, Dec. 5.The appear ance in Washington of Senor Delvan, minister of finance of the defunct Wos Gil administration ot San Domingo, has led to a revival of the report that the ex-president is trying to secure reinstatement yith the a-ssiFtance of the United States, undertaking in re turn to allow the United States to as sume a full protectorate over the isl and of San Domingo. It may be stated, however, that the state depart ment entertains absolutely no thought of establishing a protectorate over San Domingo or to annexing it. It is de clared positively that American inter ference in the island's affairs will be limited to the protection of American interests there, and while the frequent revolutions in the little republic are very mucfi deplored by the adminis tration here the Washington govern ment will not meddle with the po litical conditions of San Domingo but will simply see to it that existing en gagements as to arbitration and con cessions to Americans are conserved and that American trade Is not im properly obstructed. It is learned from trustworthy sources that Wos Gil, the deposed president, is now on his way to the United States and is expected to land at New Orleans shortly. He will come to Washington and will see Senor Gal van, who expects to be in Washington again within the next ten days. Advices have reached Washington that there are now three revolutions in San Domingothe revolution led by Morales, a revolution at Monte Christo led by the followers of Jiminez and a third and stronger revolution in the south of the island. WOULD NEGOTIATE NEW TREATY Colombians Willing to Grant Favor able Concessions. Washington, Dec. 5.Minister Beau pre, at Bogota, has advised the state department that the Hay-Herran canal treaty was rejected by the Colombian senate on its merits that is to say that the treaty itself in its text and Its spirit was regarded as objection able. Mr. Beaupre is confident that noth ing in the instructions he had received from Washington relative to the presentation of the treaty in Bogota in the slightest degree influenced the adverse action upon the convention by the Colombian senate. The minister's advices continue to set out the fact that the Colombians are still hopeful of being able to nego tiate a new treaty with the United States in place of the defeated Hay Herran treaty and, regretting the ad verse action of their senate, are will ing to extend to the United States terms much more favorable than those contained in that treaty. Promises have gone so far as they indicate that the present congress might be dis solved and a new congress chosen by order of the president and that the latter would see to it that the new congress would be favorable to any canal treaty that he might submit for its ratification. Secretary Hay has promised to pre sent General Reyes to President Roosevelt. The date will depend upon the president's pleasure. The secre tary is satisfied as to the plenipoten tiary powers possessed by General I Reyes and will afford him every oppor i tunity to discharge his mission. But i the fact is not concealed that there is no hope of success. BOYCOTT ON UNION LABEL. Action Taken by Citizens' Industrial Association. Dayton. O., Dec. 5.At a meeting of the recently organized Citizens' Indus trial Association of America, which' includes in its basic principles an open shop, no sympathetic strikes, no restriction in the number of appren tices and output, enforcement of the law and opposition to the walking delegate, a resolution was adopted ask ing congress not to endorse the eight hour bill when that document comes up for action. Another resolution re quests all employers' associations throughout the country to affiliate with the national body. The determined stand to be taken by the association is indicated in the passage of a resolution instructing all members of employers' associations IfTlliated with the rational bo.ly not to place the union labr! on any of their output. It is proposed also to estab lish a labor information bureau, where will be kept a tabulated record of all lawbreakers and undesirable work men. The present methods employed by unions in conducting boycotts were bitterly denounced. Bryan Appeals From Decision. New Haven, Conn., Dec. 5.Counsel for William J. Bryan, executor of the will of the late Philo N. Bennett, have filed an appeal in the superior court from the decision of Probate Judge Cleaveland by which the sealed letter giving $50,000 to Mr. Bryan and his family was excluded from probate. It will come up for a hearing at the Jan uary term of the superior court. McCarthy Gets One Year. New York. Dec. 5.Timothy McCar thy, the walking delegate of the House smiths and Bridgemen's union who was convicted of extortion, has been sentenced to serve one year in the penitentiary on Blackwells island. 1 VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA FORMER CONGRESSMAN WILLIAM M. SPRINGER DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS. ONCE LEADER IN DEMOCRATIC PARTI CONSPICUOUS IN LOWER HOUSE OF C^NattfcJiS -fO'R A NvJrfl. BER OF YEARS. Washington, Dec. 5.Former Repro sentative William M. Springer of Illi nois, a Democratic leader conspicucuu in the house of representatives during the Forty-fourth to Fifty-third con gresses, inclusive, and once chairman of the ways and means committee ol the house, died at his residence in this city during the day, aged sixty four years. His death was due to pneumonia contracted in Chicago WILLIAM M. SPRINGER. Thanksgiving day. He was attending a dinner there and was suddenly taken with a violent chill. He left Chicago the following day and arrived here last Saturday afternoon very ill. His family physician. Dr. J. B. Gregg Custis, was Immediately summoned, but Mr. Springer grew steadily worse. His condition became critical Thurs day and a radical change for the worse occurred during the night. He sank rapidly and passed away at 3:25 a. m. His wife and son. Chaplain R. W. Springer, U. S. A., who has been sta tioned at Fort Washington, but who was summoned home when his father's I condition became serious, were at the i bedside during the distinguished pa tient's dying hours. I Mr. Springer has been a resident of this city during the past few years, I following his retirement from con gress, and has followed the practice of law begun at Springfield, 111., before his congressional career began. He has represented many of the Indian claims before the interior department and before the federal and local courts I here. I BRITISH WARSHIP WRECKED. Vessel Worth Over a Million Will Be a Total Loss. i Vancouver, B. C, Dec. 5.H. M. S. Flora went on the rocks in a dense fog near Village Point, Denman isl and. The sea rushed in quickly through the open scuppers and soon the after part of the vessel was below water. Much damage has been done at the bow and the vessel, which is worth $1,250,000, is believed to be a total wreck. It is believed that the wreck was due to the navigating officer mistaking a red spar buoy for a beacon on the opposite side of the channel four miles south. He tamed to port, thinking he was avoiding this, instead of going to starboard, as he should have done. When he discovered his mistake the cruiser was piled high on the rock. DECLARES MARTIAL LAW. Governor of Colorado Says Insurrec tion Exists at Cripple Creek. Denver, Dec, 5.Governor Peabody has issued a proclamation declaring Cripple Creek under martial law and suspending the writ of habeas corpus. He declares that the gold camp ib in a state of insurrection and rebellion and that the civil authorities are pow erless. In support of his action the governor cites the blowing up of the portion of the Vindicator mine and other acts of lawlessness and declares that it is im possible to control the turbulence of the camp by ordinary peaceable meth ods. CHARGED WITH GRAFTING. Chicago City Employe Forced to Re sign Position. Chicago, Dec. 5.John J. Brown, ^rrner secretary of the police pension board but later connected with the city clerk's office, has been asked resign from the public service. He picmptly acceded to the request. The resignation resulted, from inves tigation by the aldermanic "graft" committee regarding charges of ex tortion by widows who were applicants for pensions. Lynching Is Threatened. Jeffersonville. Ind., Dec. 5.Joseph Rhodes, the negro who attempted to assault Mrs. Minnie Friend, was cap tured at his home here and on his way to jail in charge of three police offl ers escaped. The citizens are aroused and if recaptured Rhodes will be lynched. He is twenty-five years old and an ex-convict. Clerks Overcome by Gas. Pittsburg, Dec. 5.Fifteen clerks in May's drug store in Market street were rendered unconscious during the day by escaping gas. All of them re vived. They are still in a serious con dition, but the physicians say laey will recover. One Cent Word. HELP WANTED. WANTEDA good music teach er, a first class organist. Ap ply to P. O. Box 111, Bemidji, Minn. WANTED hvyu'Sic'woi'k. WANTED- hotel. WANTEDAny work to do by a young man. Am strong and willing. Apply at Pioneer office. WANTEDGirl for general housework. Good wages. Ap ply at 905 Lakeside Boulevard or at Pioneer office. WANTEDPurchasers for old papers. Ten cents a hundred. Pioneer office. WANTEDTo fill your wants. Nothing does it like a Pioneer want ad WANTEDLady agents, best selling skin food made 66 per cent commission agents make $7 to $12 a day. Send 50 cents for full size box and terms. Yates Manufacturing Co.,Hud- son, Mich. FOR SALE. FOR SALETwo thousand cords of 16-inch wood. Wes Wrisrht. FOE SALEOne black standard bred 4 year old gelding. In quire at this office. FOR SALEFruit and confec tionery business in Bemidji. Good reasons for selling. Price $1400 700 will handle bus iness. Inquire at this office. FOR SALEOne four-boiler, three reduction feed mill, one No. 7 Bowsher corn mill, three elevators complete and belting. Address to Albert Groenke, New Germany, Minn. REFERENCE- Remidji and Fosston hanks and Merchants Bank of Crookston. PIONEER WANT COLUMN Girl for general Mi-o. Kaeiiltei. -Two girls at the City WANTEDGirls to learn to set type. Good wages. A rare opportunity to learn a useful trade and make a living at the same time. Apply at Pioneer office. WANTEDTRUSTWORTHY LADY or gentleman to manage bus iness in this county and adjoin ing territory for house of solid financial standing. $20.00 straight cash salary and ex penses paid each Monday di rect from headquarters. Ex pense money advanced posi xion permanent. Address Manager, Chicago. Dorris P. Minn. 605 Monon Bldg., WANTED Second-hand port able sawmill, suitable for hard wood capacity 7,000 to 10,000 feet, have $300 for first pay ment balance would be paid in installments. E. B. H,im, O., Aitkin County, WANTED Manager for new branch of business here in Bemidji. Write promptly, with references. The Morris Wholesale House, Cincinnati, Ohio. Ixan^berxi^ei^sk^-aB State BEMIDJI 5 3 3 General Banking Business. J. E. MULLIGAN U. S. Deputy Government Purveyor Headnuarters at Beaudette, Minn. Mulligan & Cornwall LAND LOCATORS LOCATIONS ON RED LAKE RESERVATION A SPEC ALTY AND GUARANTEED AS DESCRIBED Subscribe for the Daily Pioneer FOR BENT. TO RENTNice furnished room. Inquire at Severson's Dry Goods Store. MISCELLANEOUS. iAitBEK SHOP lor sate cneap. Call at this office. BUSINESS Opportunitiesfree 3 monthsillustrated mining paper full news from all camps invaluable to investors write today. North American Miner, York. 34 Broadway, New GET a box of Usona Asthma cure and be convinced that it will cure asthma. Only 25c. All druggists. MARRIAGE Directory free to all. Pay when married. New p]ari send no money. For par ticulars, address H. A. Horton, Dept. 130, Tekonsha, Mich. LOSTBundle of laundry at M. & I. depot. Name of Jack Legassy on bundle. Return to Remore hotel and receive re ward. LOSTSmall gold locket, initial on outside P. B. Finder re turn to Pioneer office and re ceive reward. TO TRADETwo teams, har ness, wagons and sleighs for cordwood. Wes Wright, City dray line. *^^^*^^^^AMMA^A^AA**^^A^^^^W^^^^^^^^^^^VWS/N'V^ REAL ESTATE and MARKETS (Furnished by Beltrami County Abstract Co.) Bemidji Townsite & Improvement Co. to Ellen Doran. lots 9 and 10. block 9, original townsite of Bemidji $ John E Finseth et alto Warfleld Elec tric Light Co.. nH seX. sec 15-146-33.. A. Palmer to Era Powers, lot 9. block 6. Solway Olson to Blocker, lots 17,18 and 19, block 8, Bemidji Woodward to Bacon, lot 3, block 10 Ml 400' 240" St. Paul Union Stock Yards. St. Paul, Dec. 4.CattleGood to choice steers, $email@example.com common to fair, $firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice cows and heifers, $email@example.com veals, $2.00 @4.50. Hogs$4.10@4.W. Sheep Good to choice yearling wethers, $3.50 @4.00 good to choice lambs, $4.25@- 4.90. Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, Dec. 4.WkeatTo arrive ~No. 1 hard, 82%c No. 1 Northern, 80%c No. 2 Northern, 78%c. On track No. 1 Northern, 80%c No. 2 North ern, 78%c No. 3 spring, 75%c Dec, 79%c May, 82c FlaxOn track, in Itore, to arrive and Dec, 96*4c May waJuly, $1.00*4. Chicago Union Stock Yards. Chicago, Dec 4.CattleGood to prime steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org poor to me dium, $email@example.com stockers and feed ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows, $email@example.com heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $2.50@ 6.75. HogsMixed and butchers, $4.40' @4.70 good to choice heavy, $4.50@ 4.65 rough heavy, $email@example.com light, $firstname.lastname@example.org. SheepGood to choice wethers, $email@example.com Western sheep,. $firstname.lastname@example.org native lambs, $email@example.com Western, $firstname.lastname@example.org. 2CK 200O 1000 Minneapolis Wheat. Minneapolis, Dec. 4.WheatDec, 80%c: May, 82%c July, 82@82%c. On trackNo. 1 hard, 83%c No. 1 Northern, 82%c No. 2 Northern, 79% @80%c No. 3 Northern, 72@77%c. Fire Insurance. E. H. CORNWALL Surveyor Headquarters at Bemidji. Minn- CORRECT PLATS OF ALL IESERVATION LANDS FOR SALE.