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WMHMHMHM I t W t 1 1 llfinAM H n am Avt ruu am nmi mm. i,93 i Werner the tailor has on hand the nicest line of piece goods, foreign and domestic ever shown in this tity. He Will 'Make You a Suit That Will Give Satisfaction in Every Way, JSC 2 Bring in your old clothes and have them cleaned and pressed. We will make them look almost as good as new lam agent for one of the. best special order houses in Chicago If you must have a suit of that kind come in and leave your orders I will guarantee satisfaction. Werner The Tailor, A MAN DIED FOR LOVE. Missouri Official Ends His Own Liie. Payette, Mo., Oct. 20. Reuben Long, Jr., deputy cir cuit clerk and recorder. of How ard county, who shot himself in the right breast in the court house in this city, died Satur day night, at Hotel Howard, where he was removed after the shooting. Since his death let ters have been produced that show he shot himself because of unrequited love. The object of his affections is a estimable young lady, whose name will not be revealed, as it was his dying wish. Boulware-Moss. Mr. James Boul ware and Miss Lida Moss were married at the home of the bride's parents in Perry last Tuesday morning. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Moss and is a lovely young lady. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Sta k Boul ware and is one of Bulla most prominent young farmers. May they ever be happy, Ralls County Record. Mr. Boulware was raised near this city where he is well and favor ably known. Why Sixty Seconds Make A Minute Why rs our hour divided into 60 minutes, each minute (50 seconds, etc.? Simply and sole ly because in Babylonia theie existed, by the side of the deci mal system o' notation, anoth er system, the sexagesimal, which counted liy sixties. Why that number should have been chosen is clear enough and ii speaks weil for the practical sense of those ancient Baby Ionian merchants. There is no number which has so many di visors as tki. The Babylonians divided the sun's daily journey into i'-I parasangs. or 720 stadia. Each parasang or hour was subdivided into 60 minutes. A parasang is about a German mile, and Babylonian astrono mers com pa ted the progress made bv the sun during one hour at the time of the equinox to the prog i ess made by a good walker dur ng the same time, both accomplishing one para sang. The whole course of the bud during the 24 equinoctial hours was fixed at 24 parasangs or 720 stadia, or 860 degrees. This system was handed on to tbe Greeks and Uipparchus, the great Greek philosopher. who lived about 150 B. C, in troduced the Babylonian hour into Europe. Ptolemy, who wrote about 130 A. D., and whose name still lives in that of the Ptolemaic system of as tronomy. gave still wider cur rency to the Babylonian way of reckoning time. It was car ried along on the quiet stream of traditional knowledge through the Middle Ages, and strange to say. it sailed down salely over the Niagara of the French revolution. For the French, when revolutionizing weights, measures, coins and dates and subjecting all to the decimal system of reckoning, were induced by some unex plained motive to lespect our clocks and watches, and allow ed our dials to remain sexages imal, that is Babylonian, each hour consisting pf 60 minutes. Here we see again the wonder ful coherence of the world and how what we call knowledge is th result of an unbroken tradition of a teaching descend' ing from father to son. Not more than about a hundred arms would reach from us to the builders of the palaces of Baby lon, and enable us tr shake hands with the founders of the oldest pyramids and to thank them for what they have done lor us. Max Muller. Republicans Were Negligent. Jefferson City, Mo.. Oct. 18. J. W. Cooper of Salisbury. Re (Ublican nominee for the State tseuate from the Sixth District failed to get his papers to the office of the Secretary of State in time Wednesday to have his name put on I he ticket and will thus be prevented from making the race in the district. The Democratic nomine-, Em met G. Fields, present State Senator of the Sixth District, will therefore have no opposi tion in the election Mr .... v .,,,r er's affidavit of nomination was not made out until October 14 and did not reach Jefferson City until today. October 15 was the last day for filing nom inations with the Secretarv of State. Mr. Cooper was nomi nated by the Republicans Au gust 27. Mummies Make Paint. Not many persons are aware of the fact that the best brown paint used by artists is made from the human bodies. Brown artists' color is made of mum mies taken out of the Egyptian mausoleums, says Stray Stories. When a person died in the East a century or twoB. C, he was preserved in the finest bitumen The remains of a body treated thus In those times is being unwrapped today present an appearance similiar to light colored leather. The bitumest and the leather like remains are ground down by machinery, and turned into a beautiful brown liquid paint, the delight of all artists. The big color dealers gener ally keep a mummy locked away in an airtight case for use when required. Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase Jefferson, in correspondence about the Louisinaa Purchase, had the habit of abreviating Mississippi to Missisipi. This abbreviation is a considerable saving. As a rule he spelled the name fully in one place to show that he was not lacking iu knowledge. In one of his re ports to Congress in 1784, on the organization of the territory ceded by Virg'nia, Jefferson proposed to name the region watered bv the Wabash, Shawnee, Ohio. Illinois and other great streams Polypota mia. The report was reffered back to the committee, which eummaieu foivpoiamia. 1 lie name was not bad. but had no better reason lor being than Mississippi, which Jefferson shortened for his own conven ience. Rochester (N Y ) Chronicle. Boys Watch. To the boys who wish to take advantage of the DEMOCRAT of fer to give them a good service able watch if they secure eight (8) new subscribers or to get old subscribers to pay up and one year iu advance, which will be the equivalent, we wish to say: Whatever you intend to do ought to be done at or.ce, for other pi opositions will belaid before the people very shortly. It would take a days time, pos sibly two days, so if you want to earn the watch hurrv up and gel the subscribers. The Biggest Funeral Of al I funt rals the one book ed to occur Nov. 4, 1902 will be the greatest. The Democrats will march to the pills and under a heavy blanket bury slanderers G D and Repub lican spell binders so deep that their night -mare. 'looted school fund" will haunt them through eternity. Wedding BeUs. Cards were out Monday an nouncing the coming wedding ol W. Emmett Yowell and Miss Minnie L. Willis at the Presby terian Church In this city Wed nesday 29th. inst. Dr. Agnes McNeil spent Sun day li Hannibal, with her mother. CHRISTMAS NUMBER OF THE DEMOCRAT For Children. Following its usual custom, the Democrat will in Decem ber issue a handsome Christmas number and a feature will be letters from tbe children to Santa Claus. Confessions of a Reformed Fo Hunter ( Continued fram page 2. ) Some years bro when then Held trials were young I put a fourteen months old bitch pup py in a box and expressed her to the Brunswick Fur Club with a request to enter and run her in their trials. Mr. Kinney and the other who had dogs in the stake handled her as if she was their own, and when this untried puppy beat their old dogs on tl eir own grounds were the first to recognize it. I would not like to try that now. The best dog I have would be at too much disadvantage. The Southern foxhound that goes to New England today will find his brothers in blood alreudy there, acclimated and used to the country, used to the stone walls and the swamps and up to all the wi!es of the hard y New England tox. And he will find that the long winded, stiff necked red fox of the North instead of playing around in a line patch like the little, dodff ing. doubliug, tick-infested gray f the South has a peculiar and exasperating habit of creating sudden remoteness bet ween liiinsell and his pursuers by lighting out for the next coun ly Sportsman's Review. Lighter. Rev. John T. Lighter was bom June 13. 182H in Washing, ton D J. H: was born of God when 19 years of age. Ordain ed ; Local Deacon by Bishop Ames inl8()2and ha9 been in the local ranks ever since. He moved to Missouri in 1881. He had beu married twice, had six children by his first wife and four by his last wife. Three of the first and two of the last family of children are living. His second wife, who now survives him, was Mary Virginia Briggs. daughter of Rev. S. S. Briggs a Local Elder in the M. E. Churcli, South. He departed this life Oct. 15. 1902 at 2 a.m.. in his home in Monroe City, Mo. Bro. Light er was a good man and ranked as a preacher of the gospel atove the average. Like the writer, he had his faults and peculiarities, but "was sound at heart and sweet a Core.'' He has gone. May we be ready. Amen ! 'We journey through a vale of tears. By many a cloud oe'r cast A'ld worldly cares and worldly fears Go Will) uS tO the irtsl. Not to the last, thy word hath said. Could we but read aright L .or pilgrim lift in hope thy head, A; eve ic shall be Light.'' Joseph Mbdcalf. Reflections of a Bachelor. When a oman .u s.i'i lace it's a sigu she doesn have to. A .vomau's gr.ice is what the Loid makes It; ner oape what sue herself uiaues it. The easiest mark on earth lot anybody is the idiot who thinks be understands women. Fortunately a young woman who marries an old husbaa J never knows bow she got cheat ed. Iu dealing with women the wise man will back a pearl necklace 'against all the logic of the ages. New York Press. Fou Sal.e: A steer calf. Carl. F. Smith. Acme Food for sale at Hay den's Livery Barn. Every buck et guaranteed. CHEAP SETTLERS' RATES TO THE FAR WEST & NORTHWEST. The Burlington Kouto will renew the cheap one-way Settler' rates every day during September and October, 1902, to Montana, idnho, WaHhlnirton, Oreson and California. such as $30. from St. Louis, and 25 from Missouri River point, to Cali fornia, Portland and Pugat Sound territory, with correspondingly low rates to Spokan a District and the Hutie-Helena District. Proportionate rates from Interior western points. CHEAP ROUND TRIP TOURIST RATES TO COLORADO-UTAH. During certain periods of .August and September the Burlington will make such remarkably low ilrst olasa round trip rates to Denver. Colorado Springs and Pueblo as 121 from St. Louis and $15 from the Missouri Hiver, good a'.l summer: at other periods only one larejplus $2. VISIT THE OLD HOME-EAST. Home visitors' excursions to points In Ohio and Indiana; dates of sale September 2d, 0th, 16th and 28; limit 'to days. HOME-SEEKERS' EXCURSIONS First and third Tuesdays of August, September and October to many see Hons of the West and Northwest. Hound trip tickets with 21 days limit. Consult your nearest ticket agent or write us of your proposed trip and let us advise von the least cost send you our publications and other, wise assist you. WM. FITZGERALD L. W. WAKELKY. General Agent, Geu'l Passeniror Agent Hannibal, Mo. SL Louis, Mo. C. M. LEVEY, Gen' Manager, St. Louis. Mo "Follow ft Flag." THE BANNER ROUTE FOU . . New York-. Niagara Falls. De troit, Toledo, Omaha. Council Bluffs, St Paul and all points north, east and west. Though Chair Cars (seats free) and Buffett Sleeping Cars, Kansas City and Moberly to New York. Detroit. Des Moines and St Paul and Omaha; ana St. Louis to Chicago, riuff.tlt. New York and Boston Compartment Sleeping Car-" between St. Louis and Kansas City. Magnificent Dining Cars It., tween St. Louis and the east. Pine road bed elegant riiii ment and fast time. C. S. CRANE, G. P. &T. A. St. Louis H. E. WATTS, P. & T. A. Moherlv. VVliere to Locate? I ny In ihe territory traversed by Louisville fx Nashville Railroad, GreatCentn.li THE -IN- Kentucky, Tennessee, Ala bama Mississippi and Florida WHERE Farmers, Fruit Growers, Stock Raisers. Manufacturers. Investors, Speculators, and Money Lenders will And the greatest ihaucesiu the U. 8. to make big money by reasou of the abundance an I cheapness ol Land and Farms Timber and Stone Iron and Coal Labor Eve; thing Free sites, fmauciul assistance, nd free dom fruit 'taxation for the manufacturer. Land and farms at $1.00 par acre and up wards and NlXM" acres in west Florida that can be taken gratis under the U, 8. Homestead laws. Stock raising in thaGuir Coast District will make enormous protlts. Halttaro stars Ions the Hrat and third Tuna1 ays al each month . Let us know what you want and we w ill tell you where and how to get it butdoat : delay as the country la tilling up rapidly. Printad matter, maps and all tntorm Uontree. Address, R. J. WEMYSS.