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VOL XXII. An auvaiitaire to a heating OAK PIERRE Ho Mi v\ stove that- will btivn wood, fall anil spring-, and coal when winter sets in for keeps. The genuine %OUND made by Reek- witli, Dowagiae, burns any kind of fuel with and cleanli econoim ness, and' will last a life time. We g-uaran tee it to please you, and it cost than other stoves. Am day you have time, drop in. !SX **•}£*, Hatch & Fisher. Best Seleqted Stock Of Drugs, Paints, Oils and Brushes, etc., in Pierre. Your Patronage is Solicited. WAH-JA M. J. SCHUBERT IF YOU WANT to purchase a Birthday present get a hand some piece of CHINA WARE at Lockhart's. He also has the Best Line of in the city Groceries to make nice things from. "£"..V'. vV r-.-i.-1 i" i-.tftj .•.V-.— :. ./• -V-H: J. L. LOCKHART. EVERYBODY. 4^ Who has a Buggy or Vehicle of any fJ^Kind, get your tires reset on one of Henderson's Tire Setilng Machines. It Sets Them Cold. JSfo more guess work. tiut tires are reset accurately and jkly, without any chance, of giving too much dish to the wheels, or in any ^injaritig it. Jtiavmg one of .these Tire Setters in practical operation, the ^onage of the public is solicited. AH work thoroughly warranted. F. W. BDSON. I '431 BIRTHPLACE OF MASSAGE. duecv IS'abiu, Where (h« lukibltinta Sever Take a Bath. The masseur had just returned front Nubia, the birthplace of massage. "I dilu't leuru as much as 1 expected to," he said, "but I got hold of two' movements that will eradicate wrin kles and remove fat in an incredible way. "Nubia is a queeivplace. They have so Utile water there that they never take baths. The •inasseh,' or kneading, whence our word 'massage,' is the bath's substitute. You strip, lie down mid are covered from head to foot with a cream made of mutton fat. musk, sandalwood powder and certain plant Juices. Then you are kneaded, you are massaged. 1 studied the Nubian movements thoroughly and learned, as I say, good things. "The Nubians are a handsome and queer race. They hunt elephants with the sword. A hunter steals upon a doz ing elephant and slashes him in the back of the leg ten inches above the hoof. This cut severs the artery, and the elephant bleeds to death. "They cook meat on hot. stones. First they build a tire, then they put big stones on it, and when the stones are hot enough they clean them of aslies and embers carefully and throw on the meat. This is a better way of cooking than the broil, for it preserves all the meat juices. But greenhorns don't know what kind of stones to use. Most kind* heated explode. "The Nubians are shapely and hand some. They never wrinkle, they never get fat. .their skins are smooth and fine. They impute these graces to the 'masseh'—the massage—that they take regularly three or four times a week. Every masseur ought to go to Nubia if he wants to learn his business thor oughly." GLOBULES. One-third of the land surface of the glolie is covered with trees. A Birmingham man named Batchelor has Just married a young lady named Widdow. N A penny is estimated to change hands about 125.000 times in the course of its life. A paper chimney fifty feet high and fireproof is a curiosity to be seen at Brtslau. (Sermany. Cats are licensed in Berlin, and ev ery cat in that city must wear a metal badge bearing a number. Gibraltar may fairly be called the land of tunnels, there being over sev enty miles of burrowed rock. London has only one mile of tram ways to every HO,000 of her population. Manchester has one to every 5,Wo. The China Times of Peking is issued in seven languages—Chinese. Japanese, Enjglisli, French, German, Russian and Italian. The Nile is uoted for the variety of Its iish. An expedition sent by the British museum brought home 9,000 specimens. Glasgow has the largest tramway system of any town in the British Isles. Manchester stands second, while Liverpool makes a bad ihird. Lion tamers frequently perfume themselves with lavender. There is, it is said, no record of a lion ever having attacked a trainer who had taken the precaution of using this perfume. In Fiji tiie coinage consists chiefly of whales' teeth, those of greater value being dyed red. The natives exchange twenty white teeth for oue red one, as we change copper for silver. Wliere Veu«la Have Uyea. Pointed oil the prow of nearly all the Junks, or Chinese sailing vessels, are to be ^een huge eyes. It is believed by the superstitious inhabitants of Chi na that if the eye. which is raised as In relief, was not there the vessel could not1 see where to go and would there fore come to destruction. Even If when at sea the eye got, destroyed or damaged another would have to be paliited In at once. No Chinaman will sail on a junk which Is not adorned by '.an eye, and even an English pas senger boat: which plies between two Chiiiese towns has a huge eye painted on each side of her paddle boxes. Whitman on Enieraon. I often say of Emerson that the per sonality of the man—the wonderful heart and soul of the man, present in all lie writes, thinks, does, hopes—goes far toward Justifying the whole lit erary business—the whole raft, good and bad the entire system. You see I find nothing In literature that is val uable simply for its professional quab ity. Literature Is only valuable la the measure of the passion—the blood and muscle—with which It PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1905. Ih invested— which lies concealed and active in It.— From Horace Traubel's "With Walt Whitman In Camden"' in Century J__....... Better Than Reference*. "Can you give me references from your last place?" "No, ma'am. The last woman worked fur was Mrs. Libby that used to live next door to you. She an' I couldn't get along at all. You don't know how mean she is. you ever bo many"— MOURNING CUSTOMS. Ortflil «f the Widow's Cap ami Blaok Sleeve Unmix. The customs of mourning as prac ticed in various parts of the .world seem at first sight to have little rela tion with each other or with the in ward grief which they arc supposed to typify. Vet by the exercise of a lit tle patience many resemblances may foe'discovered among them. The wid ow's cap. for example, dates back to the days of ancient Egypt. Egyptian men shaved the bea^d and head as a token of mourning. The ivoujou. in stead of cutting off the hair, concealed it by a dose' cap, The Koinans, who were as a race clean shaven, shaved the head in mourning and wore a wig. The black band on the sleeve as a sign of mourning comes to us from the days of chivalry. The lady tied a scarf or napkin, as the handkerchief was called, about the arm of .her knight. If he was killed in battle she wore the band in memory of him. Black has so long been the color of grief in Anglo-Saxon countries that, it seems a part of the upside down civ ilization of the east that Japan and China wear wliitjj. But no longer ago than the time of Elizabeth the unfor tunate Mary of Scotland wore white on 'the death of Paruley. Even now the hearse used for children is white, and in England the mourners at fu nerals-of young unmarried persons wear hatbands and sashes of white. A queer English custom is that of decorating the black hearse horses with long false black tails. They attract no more notice on a street in Liverpool than do the black nets used in this country to cover the horses. A great many sensible people protest that wearing tokens of mourning is a barbaric custom that should be abol ished or greatly modified., but when loss and grief actually come into the I individual life one discovers that there is a strange, subtle fitness in gloomy garments and that they answer to the ne*l of the soul for silence and sepa ration. -M ODD DERIVATIONS. CariouN Hislory of the Word "Vole." How ••Ketieule" Got Its Name. "Vote" is a word with a curious his tory. To llie Roman a "votum" was a solemn promise made to a deity. From the so'emn promise itself the meaning of "votum" gradually became the pra\?r or intense wish that accompa nied the promise and then any intense wish whatever. So far the develop ment-proceeded in Latin, and "vote" passed Into English with the same sense. When Hen Jonson wrote of "public votes" to heaven he meant hot. mass meeting resolutions, but prayers. Finally "vote" acquired its present meaning, the formal and emphatic ex pression of a wish, while the old sense remains with its double "vow." That openwork bag for shopping, called a reticule, gets its name directly from the Lritiu ''reticulum," "little net," Popularly, however, the word is supposed to owe its existence to the fact that when an Englishwoman visits ed the lirst Paris exhibition with her little bag in her hand the Parisians cried "Ridicule!" The Englishwoman, misunderstanding the exclamation, is said to have thought it tiie correct translation of "little bag" and return ed to England calling it a "reticule." Philologists claim that the phrase to "sleep like a top" comes from tiie French 'dormlr comuie une taupe," to sleep like a mole. It is said, too, that Cinderella's slippers were not made of glass, but of "vair," the old French word for ermine, which in time became corrupted into "verre," glass.—Chicago News. The Beaver's Tooth. No carpenter's chisel can do more ef-. fective work than is turned out, with.' ease and neatness by the beaver's tooth. This is the principal tool with which these patient, clever builders construct their dams. The outer sur face of the tooth is a scale of very hard enamel, while the body of it is of softer dentine. As llie softer, sub stance wears away in use the end of the tooth takes ai chisel-like bevel, leav ing a thin, 'slightly projecting edge of hard enamel as sharp as any carpen ter's tool fresh from the oilstone. The thin scale of enamel gives kee.uness, the softer dentine supplies strength, and thus the combination forms a for midable tool, which actually sharpens itself by use. A Queer Festival. A queer festival is celebrated in Ma lacca ev6ry ten or twelve years. i.'ho opening of the festival is signalized by a grand procession, in which huge piles of eatables take a large share. At'the end of the third day the viands are burned. On the last- occasion the piles of food were placed in a specially con structed boat which was towed out to sea and there consumed by Are, togeth-. er with"atf"tiie conteuis'. A iafge siiin of money', amounting to several thou sands of dollars, was subscribed, ly in Singapore for the-proper observ*-' auce of tiie festival. In could teji^ 'Xw IM| fh*rn» TVIi^IW Tut, a* women rr i"- Mine'South''American trd the draw the front teeth p«tiem- s^ lac as aa oauuueut the black gap thus if 4 JUST HEAR IT TALK! The Edison Phonograph^-, All sizes and styles arc oil stile at Ileira.'- ... •. hind's Tailor Shop. mi can save monev by buying one of these wonderful machines in Pierre in stead of sending away for it. A large supply of records always on hand. Call and hear it. Brandies and Fine Wines 1111h mi OritmuifMKl. Wt«.[ PHOuE 26. My Stock Is Always LIQUOR STORE AND SAMPLE ROOM R. B. MATHlESONs PROP. First door west of First National Bank, Dakota Ave. Jr.-z Trade Solicited.. 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