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5 SLATTERY, GUM & CO. Wholesale and Betail COAL WOOD ICE OATS BRAN SHORTS Corner Third and Broadway. .First ij National Bank BI8MABCK, r5 n. D. ESTABLISHED IN 1879. C. B. LITTLK, Pres. P, D. Kbndeiok, Vice Pres. 8/M. Pye, Cashier. J. L. Bell, Asst. Cash. CAFITAt, $100,000. i'I i.Mii,.. •, •.. .i. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. General Banking Bnainesa Tnuuaoted -T- I Thwbept'wayio reach Eastern ana Southern cities is via. Chicago- o^St/ Louis via Burlington Route trains., Leaving Minneapolis on the "Scenic Express in the morn^'^ ing. there is a 900 mile ridef^ along the Missbeippi, reach .ing Chicago 9:35 p. m. LeavyC: ing in the evening on the Limited, you have the finest,. Electrio Lighted ttain in the world, reaching,. Chicago 9:2EjL-, next morning, ft* ASK YOUR HOME AGENT FOR TICKETS VIA THE 8U,RllM0TO.il Inventors? Duck Coats and 1' I I i. I S W a full line of' these goods at most -durable rough garment for outdoor warm riding, driving or walking. Now DOWN PRICES. Also showing a handsome line of Some Real Bargains in Heavy Winter Suits. Dress Overcoats & Ulsters .These goods were personally selected to suit the fall and winter Trade. Makes and cloth guaranteed. None better. When in town, step in and buy your winter outfit. Durable goods, up-to-date styles, and nobby patterns. Any change you want-little alterations that the well dressed man wants-made while you wait .For Caps, Gloves, Mittens and Underwear. i^Our aim is to please you, so that you will come again. Walfred Hoover ATHENEUM One. Night Only. Saturday, Nov. 2d. BIG SCENIC SENSATION A Barrel The Acme of Stage Realism The most. Powerful Melo drama of the century. A company of unusual merit. Prices 75c, 50c and 25b. Seats at Remington's. DetvveenTwin. Cities. Milwau (NEW YORK) PAN AMERICAN fgEXPOSlTION Three* "Limited" Train# dally making? connection at Chicago with aft Hastern TraitMb Cheapest rates ini2o|)tt|M9frv|nvli. CHICAGO |g'^i.0RESr mm for Fotdar, containing tpaf* of Baffato and Exposition OnwiMU? MM £*cee«| to Mottle, BOardlcg Hokum, Rates, etc. J. P. fgf OHfOrtll.Ut. Inventors! Mi SRSS A NOVEL HOTEL BILL. The Han to Whom It Was Presented Could Not Understand It. "Talking about bookkeeping, there used to be a man in Yankton whose system of bookkeeping accounts was wonderfully efficient. He kept a hotel, and he could neither read nor write. He did not know how to spell his own name, but he did a thriving business and collected every dollar of his ac counts. Once, years ago, when I first came to this country, I went to his ho tel and stopped there two weeks," •writes Milt Brinben. "When I left, he presented me with a statement of what I owed him, and it was a curiosity. He had copied it from his ledger. At the top of the sheet there was a rude picture of a soldier on the march and after it three straight marks. Then there was a scene show ing a man at table eating. Then ap peared a bed with a man in it. In the amount column there was a picture of a doll and after It the two letters "RS." After the picture of a man eating there were forty-two marks after the view of the man In the bed, fourteen marks. I looked at the account, then at the proprietor, and told him it would take me a week to answer that conundrum. "I was completely stumped, and when that hotel .pan deciphered the, amount for me it was this: The picture of the soldier walking meant march, and the three marks supplied the date, March 3, when I began boarding. The man at the table with forty-two marts after it indicated that I had eaten forty-two meals. The man in bed with fourteen marks: showed that I- had slept in the house fourteen night?. The doll with the 'RS' after It meant 'dollars,' and in the figure columns appeared the fig ures 14, which was the amount I owed him. And it was a true billi"—Yank ton Press. A Peralnn Barber. "A Persian barber works in a style very different from that, in vogue in this country. A typical shop is a (square room, with one side open to the Street. In, the ©outer Is a tiny bed of flowers sunk In the floor, from the middle of which rises an octagonal stone column about three feet high. The "capital of the column forms a receptacle for the water-in which the barber dips his hand as he Bhaves his customer's scalp. In Persia they do not lather. The shop is very clean. In two recesses stand four vases filled. With flowers and the Implements of the barber's art—scissors, razors, lancets, hand mirrors, large pinchers to extract teeth, branding Irons to cauterize th& arteries to amputating limbs, strong eocnbs, but not a hairbrush for that Implement is never used by Persian^ Rrom the barber's girdle hang found copper water bottter his strop, and a pouch to hold hi# instruments. In-his bosom is a small mirror, the presentation of which to his customers is a sign that the job Is. finished and ttu»t the barber waits for his pay. The feather shaves the heads of his custom /dSres their beards, pulla their teeth, blisters «nd bleeds them when ailing,, gets their broken bones shampoo* §bodies,—Exchange.and i' ats iMMli tm AtatHMf. ,She—Are yon ft total abstainer, Colo MS BhwGnunt m'm. ha^H. •t«oehe« iSK IBartt y.e«».-rCWcatt ?*«*•. AJCIENT UMBBELLAS tMEY F1GURIBO »N CHURCHES IN-THE EARLY CHRISTIAN DAYS. (Then Flrtt Adapted by the Public, Vker Seem to Have Been Utilised Solely ew Sim Protector*—Onee an Attribute of Dignity. In the early Christian churchea a large ambrella usually hung over the priest and it is said that from this eustom it became one of the attributes of cardinals appointed from basilican churches. For years the dog&s of Venice carried umbrellas of state, and In 1288 Pope Alexander HI. declared that these should be surmounted by golden statuettes of the annunciation. Michael Morosini was the first Vene tian layman to carry an umbrella, which consisted of a small, flat square of green stuff, over which was a cop per spiral. Soon after the umbrella was adopted by fashionable Venetian dames. According to Coryat's "Crudi ties*!? (1611), the Italian umbrella was a smalLcanopy and was made of leath er extended by a series of wooden hoops. He says umbrellas were used by horsemen, who, resting the handles on the thigh as they rode, bore them so that they should "minister shadow unto them for shelter against the scorching sun." In the Hfirleian manuscripts, now in the British museum, there is in manu script No. 60S a crude illustration showing the figure of a yoeman hold ing an umbrella over his lord, which leads me to infer that umbrellas were known in England even In the early Anglo-Saxon period. Beck, as quoted in the Draper's Dic tionary, asserts that at the time that Stephen usurped the crown of England (twelfth century) umbrellas were in common use among the English. The first mention of the umbrella in Eng lish literature is in Florio's "World of Wonders" (1598), where It is described as a ".kind of round fan or shadowing that they use to ride with in summer in Italy a little shade." In 1656 an umbrella was exhibited in the "Museum Tradescantianum or, Collection of Rarities Preserved at South Lambeth, Near London, by John Tradescant," which was known as "one of the wonders of the ark." In the church of Cartmell, in Lanca shire, England, there was preserved until a few years ago an umbrella said to be over 300 years old, which was used chiefly to protect the host. References to the umbrella are to be found also in Blount's "Glossographia" (1674) and Phillips' "New Worlde of Words" (1678). In the first the refer ence reads: "Umbrello, a fashion of round and broad fans, wherewith the Indians (and from them our great ones) preserve themselves from the heat of the sun, and hence any little shadow, fan or other thing wherewith the wom en guard their faces from the sun." The second runs: "Umbrello, a screen againBt the sun's heat, used chiefly by the Spaniards, among whom it is known by the name quitasole." The Imaginative Dean Swift in the "Tale of a Tub" (1696) depicts Jack, an ever resourceful type, making use of a parchment copy of his father's will as a nightcap when he went to bed and as an umbrella in rainy weather. Did the worthy Han way take his cue from this or from Kersey, according to whom the umbrella was a "broad fan or screen commonly used by women to shelter them from rain?' The last ref erence, made in 1709, is the first men tion of It as a protector from the rain. Later Bailey, who in his dictionary (1737) called it a parasol, defined it as "a sort of small canopy to keep off the rain." Small, light umbrellas came Into fashion among the ladies of the French court in 1675, and these were carried by attendants. Richelet tells us that they were made of oilcloth or leather and had ribs of whalebone. A century later they found favor with the men, who carried red umbrellas, with edges fringed with gold lace. The precise date when Jonas Eton way, who died in 1786, Introduced the umbrella into England is not recorded in any of the encyclopedias I have at Good Serviceable Suits ,Cloves and Mittens .1 Nobby Overcoats hand, but they all state toat ae #U popularly known as its Introducer. With the Dutch, as with the Indian grandees, the umbrella was first,aa at tribute of dignity, and well, it might be, for the prices paid for them at The Hague In 1650 ranged from $75 to $120 each. The Dutch colonists who settled at the Cape of Good Hope were not slow to Insist on preserving the dignity of the umbrella, for Ryk van Tulbagh, governor of Cape Colony In 1752, en acted that "No one less In razkk than a junior merchant or those among the citizens of equal -rank, and the wives and daughters only of those who are or have been members of any council iShall' venture to use umbrellas, and those who are less in rank than mer chants shall not enter the castle in fine weather with an open umbrella."— Frank H. Vizetelly In New York Times. MEMORY'S PRANKS. Why Do We Remember Certals ThMgi anil Porset Other» The vagaries of memory are some of the most interesting of those connected with the human mind and body. Why do we forget certain things and re member others? Myriads of these ir regularities are as yet unaccounted for. Perhaps not even the cleverest metaphysician will ever account for them. Professor James reminds us how something which we have tfied in vain to recall will afterward, when we have given up the attempt, "saunter into the mind," as Emerson says, as inno cently as If it had never been sum moned. Again, bygone experiences will revive after years of oblivion, often as the result of some cerebral disease or acci dent Such a case is the one quoted by Coleridge of a young woman in Ger many who could neither read nor write, but who was said to be possessed of a devil because, in a fever, she was heard raving in Latin, Greek and in an ob scure rabbinical dialect of Hebrew. Whole pages of her talk were written down and were found to consist of sentences intelligible in themselves, but not having the slightest connection with one another. To say that she was possessed of a devil was the easiest way of accounting for the matter. At last the mystery was cleared up by a physician, who traced back the girl's history until he learned that at the age of nine she was taken to live at the hoilse of an old pastor, a great Hebrew scholar, and that she remain ed there until the pastor's death. It had been for years the old man's cus tom to walk up and down a passage near the kitchen and read to himself in a loud voice. His books were examined, and among them many of the passages taken down at the young woman's bedside were identified. The theory of demoniacal possession was abandoned. YouUi'b Companion. HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Mix stove blacking with a little am monia to prevent it burning off. A teakettle should never be allowed to stand on the side of the fire with a small quantity of water In it. A rose potpourri is made by packing fresh rose petals in salt, a layer of the petals, then a layer of salt, and keep ing them covered for six months. A convenient substitute for a cork screw when the latter is not at hand may be found in the use of a common screw with an attached string to pull the cork. For ink stains on furniture add six drops of niter to a teaspoonful of water and apply it to the stain with a feath er. If the stain does not yield to the first application, make it stronger and repeat the process. Stains on silverware require prompt attention, otherwise it will take along time to remove them. Sulphuric acid will remove the stain left by medicine. Dip the spoon in the acid, repeating the process until the stain has disap peared then wash in very hot water. Big bonuses are offered far thresh ing machines in the Jim river valley. FALL AND WINTER CLOTHING Our new Pall and Winter Stock is now in and we are pleased to show our goods to anybody wiio may wish to purchase TheNon Cathartic and Man's Furnishings AT REASONABLE PRICES Hats and Caps Shirts of ail Kinds New mid Stylish Neckwear Underwear and Sweaters 1 •S3 Hain StrMt, First Boor Vfe*t Bismarck ftaiifc f|| r., BB6yiotftke,6asyioopenrt»-^ Hood's Pills III' REVOLVER WOUNDS Wore Oaaceittni, Fo* THuvy Than Titoae of the fetfte. 'f Wounds in civil life differ from those In military life In the greater after dan ger of septic involvement. Revolver cartridges are more liable than are rifle cartridges to have been handled frequently, to have been carried in dirty pockets and to have come in con tact with various forms of infectious materials that may prove of serk(g| consequence when buried in the tis sues. Moreover, revolyer cartridges are covered with a coating of grease* and this encourages an? accumulation ef manifold mierobic material, some of which may prove to be of virulently Infectious nature. Rifle bullets are practically alwayp sterilized by the intense heat developed by the powder at the moment of their discharge. Their rapid progress through the air while in a heated condition still further serves to cleanse them of any extraneous material that may chance to have accumulated on their surfaces. This cleansing process is very effectu ally begun by the rifling of the rifle barrel through which' the bullet forces its way. All these favorable factors are lack ing in the case of the revolver bullet, and so it is possible that in any given case such a bullet may carry Infectious material with it into the tissues. It this were in small amount, nature might effectually wall it off and no se rious consequences result. On the oth er hand, such infectious material might lie seemingly dormant for days, but really slowly gathering strength by multiplication, and when its- toxins were elaborated in sufficient amount they might paralyze protective chemo taxis and produce a septic condition.— New York Medical News. APHORISMS. Despite all refinement, the light and habitual taking of God's name in vain betrays a coarse and brutal will.— Chapln. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Digests what you eat. It artificially digests the food and aids Nature in strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive oi gans. It is the latest discovereddigest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach it in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, Sick Headache, Gastralgia,Cramps and all other results of imperfect digestion. Price 50c. and $1. Large size contains 2H times small site. Book all about dyspepsia nwiiMtxee Prepared kv E. C. OeWITT dW, Chicago. Fur Coats of the best make. Sheepskin Lined Coats and Ulsters. Sweet, Orr & Co.'s Trousers, best in the -world. Same is true about their Over alls and Jackets. A garment free—if they rip. Hie Great Western Shirts and Duck l^jied goods can not be better for qualify and price. School E. E.SEM LI NGj&CO a specialty. '^i strug- The man who procrastinates gles with ruin. An apt quotation- is as good as an original remark.—Johnson. Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow.—Emerson. To be vain of one's rank or place is to show that one is below it.—Stanislaus. The desire of appearing clever often prevents one becoming so.—Rochefou cauld. God Is on the side of virtue, for who ever dreads punishment suffers It. and whoever deserves It dreads it—Colton. The mind that is much elevated and insolent with prosperity and cast down by adversity is generally abject and base. Human nature is so constituted that all see and judge better in "the ffairs of other men than- in their own.—Ter ence. Sifi Sir!