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HWIIIIIIII ii1 if 'agassg THE CITY Santa Claug at Peterson's. We mix paints toorder. Jones Furs, Furs at the Bazaar this week. W. P. Roberts is at Blackduck on. business today. Mrs. E. C. Smith, of Turtle River, is the guest of her sister in-law, Mrs. J. L. Reynolds. Hark ye to the peasant strain. People are often saved by taking Mark's Lung Balsam. DR. FOSTER N I S MILES BLOCK. Bemidj i Jlercantile Gompao F E El with every purchase of a pound of Sultan Coffee you are entitled to a hand some Dish, a Sugar Bowl, a Cake Plate, a Vegetable Dish, a Cup and Saucer, or Milk Pitcher." The dish alone is worth the price asked for the coffee. FREE! Bemidj i Mercantile Gompan Last Week to Buy Your Christmas Presents The Berman Emporium you can find the best selection in every line. Suits. Furs, Cloaks, Shirts, Waists of all styles. Tea Jackets, Lounging Robes. Lace Collars in the latest designs. Automobile Bags, Muslins, Table Linens. A new line of Hosiery just received, also}'an elegant selection of Kid Cloves. Liberal Discount on All Goods Special Sale in Millinery The Berman Emporium, Bemidji Special sale on Furs at the Bazaar. The local lodge Knights of Pythias have a regular meeting tonight. Attend the Fur Sale at the Bazaar this week. New styles just received. Call on A. E. Winter the lead ing jeweler for up-to-date goods. Next door to First National bank. Police Officer Brose, who has been off duty for the past two months with a broken arm re sumed work last night. Joe Beaumon and E. H. Dullard are the latest recruits for service in the United States Army se cured by Corporal Witte. For coughs, colds or any lung trouble do you know Mark's Lung Balsam is the best? Try a bottle. Ask your druggist. P. B. Fullerton, one of the most popular salesmen who comes to Bemidji was calling on his many patrons yesterday. The Beltrami County Pub lisher's Association will have a at Blackduck meeting tonight. Editors Hays and Martin will attend. 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 lung troubles The Bemidji Meat Market is making arrangements for its usual Christmas display today. Its display of a year ago will be remembered as one of the very finest in the city. I. Meyer is at Fosston today on business. While absent Mr. Meyer hopes to receive a few pointers on the game of whist which will prove valuable to him upon his return to Bemidji. Joseph Burns now has Ids skating rink running in good shape. The ice is good at pres ent and is being improved daily. The young people of the city rind the rink a very popular resort. The Dunnett Commission Co.'s office in the Miles block was opened for business this morn ing. The Chicago and Minne apolis grain markets are quoted and options are sold. W. H. Gray is in charge. Quito a party of Bemidji peo ple plan atrip to the Big Fork country and Kcochiching after the first of the year. The winter roads through are now completed and being traveled daily and stage accommodations are soon" to be established from Northome, making the much talked of coun try easily accessible. Miss Gertie Smith went to Turtle River last night to visit with relatives for the last time before leaving the first of next week for Spokane, where she will make her future home and where her father is at present enguged in the publication of one of the most successful farm journals in Washington state. MRS. R. FOSTER PIANO INSTRUCTOR Le.schetizk flethod. Headquarters for Warner's Rust Proof Corsets See the new Furs at the Bazaar this week. The only complete toy store in town is at Peterson's. M. D. Stoner is at Blackduck looking after his various inter ests. We will have a fresh supply of brick ice cream in for the holiday trade.I. B. Olson. Display of mechanical toys in operation every evening between 7 and 9 o'clock at Peterson's. Words are weak as water when it comes to telling of the wonder ful cures of Mark's Lung Balsam. More toys alone than all the others together. A single look will convince you.J. Peterson, Jr. W. W. Hartman, the insurance man, goes to Bagley this after noon to remind the boys up that way that life is short. Received today specially for Christmas, oranges, lemons, pears, grapes, dates, figs, etc. The only complete stock of fruit and confectionery in town. Peterson. O O O PE CEN O O l-O OF O N Overcoa ts Overcoats that would sell regular PRACTICAL CHRISTMAS GIFTS Extensive lines of useful presents always appreciated by every man and boy. What is more appreciated than a Stylish Suit, Overcoat, Cap, Gloves, Ties, Mufflers, Shirts, Handkerchiefs, Umbrellas, Etc. Each of the above and lots more are peculiarly suitable for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IS..$5.00 6.66 Overcoats that would sell regular at $10.00 Overcoats that would sell regular at $12.00. :.0 Overcoats that '.vonId sell regular at MS 0 #0.00 Overcoats that would A A sell regular at $18.00. .1^.111/ Overcoats that would i7 sell regular at $25.00. .lO.O* Overcoats that would fj sell regular au830.00 A FLYER. Men's natural wool underwear sold everywhere at our price Q/ (or this .sale \U- Your Money Back if Clothes Wrong & The Bazaar is having a Fur Sale this week. The biggest stock of toys in the city is at I. B. Olson. W E. Cassler is at Cass Lake this afternoon on business. After getting disappointed elsewhere come to Peterson's and get what you want. George Rea, cashier at the! Croat Northern depot, is out ot the game with a bad easo of mumps. C. M. Bacon, who has been ill for .'some time past, is to undergo an operation at St. Anthony's hispita today. Notice to Christmas tree buy ers. You will find it to your in terest to buy your apples, can dies, rits and trimmings at I. B. Olson. M. G. Slocum reports an ex cellent Christmas business in melodeons and will go up to Ten strike tonight to talk to the people about his new ones. Wm. Milligan, of Eagle Bend, is the city today to arrange for the removal of a sawmill plant which he recently purchased, to a location on the Glidden farm in the town of Northern. Dr. H. B. Foster returned to day from a.trip to St. Thomas, N. Dr. Foster leaves tomor row for Merril, Wis., where his marriage to Miss Lucile Mathews will occur on the 20th. L. .1. Matheny has found it necessary to postpone his pro posed billiard tournament until some time after the first of the year owing to the circumstance that a number ot those who ex pected to participate cannot find the time for it at present. Mr. Matheny expects a new billiard table this week, an addition to the equipment of his billiard par lors which he has been contem plating for some time. Valuable Claims. We can locate some first Class cedar and spruce claims in St. Louis and Lake counties. Minne sota Locating Co., 525 Manhattan Building, Duluth, Minu. GREAT REDUCTION IN Suits Suits that won Id sell regular at $10.00. $7.50 10.00 S.iiN that would sell regular at $13.50. Suits that would 0 A A sell regular at $15.00. .1+- aits that would sell ovular at $18.00. 15.00 Suit- that would sell regular at $20.00.. The Daylight Store 16.50 18.00 20.00 Suits that would sell regular at $22.50. Suits that would sell regular at $25.00 A FLYER. 15 doz fancy stltt bosom overnhlrts In all the latest fall pattern*, worth 7On Si.connd $1, each /v Strictly One Price to Everybody PIANOS! To buy a pi mo is a serious undortakiiur for must people because they know absolutely nothing about tho const rurt ion or the requirements accessary for durability as well as tone quality and art' therefore un able to determine its value which may subject the buyer to great financial loss, leaving them easy prey for unscrup ulous salesmen assisted by the paid advice of a supposed friend, to substitute a var nished thump box for a musi cal instrument with music. Do you care to take the risk? Great are the obstacles in the way o^ judicious selection ot a piano when a buyer has no personal knowledge for they must rely almost wholly on the advice of the dealer who can make the way plain for buying advantageously for the most*inexperienced Buyer, if he so desires, and he will glad ly do it if he is honorable. Therefore it is important that you should use good judgment in selecting a dealer. Ho should be one whom you know to be trustworthy and fair in all his dealings and to whom you can go personally a I any time for explanation anil ad- Valuable Suggestions For Thinking People We have a large variety of different styles and grades of the following manuiactures: Kimball Heinze, Hallet & Davis Hackley,DunbarCabinetGrand Adam Schaff, Stodart Palmer Mandolins, Guitars, Accordeons and all kinds of Musical Instruments If you intend to buy let us give you prices before you accept the unreliable statements of traveling agents and peddlers. All we want is a chance to give you prices- We can save you money vice and on whum can de pend on what he t'i you con cerning them. You can readily urMerstand why as a rule it i- advisable to "patronize home industry." This rule will apply in almost every line, particularly in .buy ing a piano as the dealer is easily ac essiblo in case atten tion is required, beside having sold the instrument it is to his interest to see that it is in good condition as i standing endorsement tor him. am! a very important consideration for the buyer, an advantage he will not have buying from a distant dealer. Not having the ready money to pay for the piano need not stand in the way of purchas ing. Your home may have the*advantage of a musical in strument. Von can buy on easy terms, paying for it in small monthly payments that will suit your circumstances. We are making prices on in struinents very much lower than ever before offered in this part of the state. If you think of buying a piano in the near future it will be to your interest take advantage of this money saving-opportunity. Schumann&SonsCabinetGrand and many others. We will sell these At a Very Lo Price on Easy Monthly Payments All styles and beautiful designs in Organs for the parlor, church or school at lowest prices and on very easy terms Finest Display of VIOLINS in Northwest $5 to $150 0.sLOC I MUSIC STORE BEMIDJI, MINN.