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CONCLUDING SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
CONCLUDING SESSION. At t* afternoon session Mia. Coleman reported from the Chicago chapter, which )h the largest In the state, hating a membership of 750, eighty of whom bate been mroJled durhig the year. Mm. Walls reported a membership of. ninety-five for the Dloomlngtou chapter. There was an amoudmeut proposed changing the presentation ot chapters, but It was decided not to make me change, and each society will continue to be represented b&gt; two deleKiteb regardless of the memberthip. The question of the election of the state leK&lt;&gt;ni came up and was freely dfictnsed without final action? A large number thought she should be elected at tho time '« Hie state congress and not in the national association, as is at present the «&gt;"&gt;o. it is probable that at the next meeting a chaugo will be made transferrins the place of election from Washington to the Btate. A number of other amendments were proposed, hut none wuro passed except tha...
PANTAGRAPH SPECIALS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
PANTAG RAPH SPECIALS Item of News of Central Illinois From Our Own Correspondents. Clinton, June T.—(Special.)—Tlio Judiciary committee of the noun! or supervisors met today and decided to lealst the irajmeilt or the count&gt;'a shnrc of the speclul aueHimenl foi paving, on the giouuda that no notice was sened on that body accordlnj; to law; and, tuither, that the 30 per cent share which the county Is asked .to nay li exorbitant and unjust. The cuflu will bo taken u&gt;i from the county court to the supreme court at the October toim on a writ of error. Al the lOKUlai meeting of tho lira departmcnt on Th.uri.duv night a contract was let 10 ha\u the home« o( member!! supplied with electric alarms A petition to probate the Mill of the Idle J. c. llucker has been "flloil in the county court. It is said (hat there will lie objections and that the will be contested.
El Paso Will Celebrate. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
El Paso Will Celebrate. El .Paso, June 7—(Special)—A meeting of citizens was held to arrange for a rourth of July celebration. A, 11. Bar* racks waa chosen chairman and Dr. Homer becretaij pio lem The following committees weie appointed: Executive—W. J. Kurtz, John Kearney, J. J DeMotle. nuance—L 0; Walk, J. B. Miehels.cGo. Stumbnu^h. Amusements—A. It. Barracks, H, Teglnieyei, O J. Leiiiai," l&gt;r. Moflatt and' Arthur Helming Music, sneaker and entertainment—R J. nvnus, nimer Shreve, L. K. Evans, Dr. Horner, l'eter Donnor. Treasmer— A. H. Walte. Quite a large sum hah been subscribed and u great man} more citizens will help. A gieat celebration Is anticipated, as El Paso did not celebrate last year.
Pekin Pointers. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Pekin Pointers. Pekin, June 7.~tSpeclal.)—A Trades Assembly wJI be formed In this eit} Sunday by so vera 1 labor unions. Mrs. G. G. Ruhaak and daughters gave a charming muMcalc at their home, "Cloverdale." In this city this afternoon to the members of the Woman** club, fiom 3 to G. It was a delightful porch party musical. RefiLshntents weie served. At the meeting of Lafn}ette lodge. No 21C, IC. of P., last evening the following olllcors were elected for tho ensuing }ear: C. C, Charles Schaefer; V. C, D. M. Green; prelate, Ed. Gerdes; M of W., J,' A. Xelll; M. of A , Jacob Smith; M. of E , Edward A Ecger; M. of F\. W. G. Fair; K. of R ami S, J F. Jackcl. 1. G., J. Neddorman, O. G , J. Mattheessen; representative to the grand lodge, for unetplied term, Edward A. Egger. President Feltnley, of the Normal university at Normal, left for home this morning, after a couple of da&gt;s* fishing. Assesor John Huffman, having completed his bookb, baa turned them over to Count&gt;...
Paxton News. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Paxton News. Paxton. June 7.—(Special.)—Campbell &amp; Richards, of this cits, arrived hero this afternoon with twenty-one head of Percheion ami Shire hqrses. They left Ha\re, Frauee, twenty-one dais uuo and bhipped from U\ei:iool just two weeks ago. Ulalne Dorsey writes from Momphls, Tenn., where he recently accepted a position as second clerk under the supervision of C, 12 Rencli, formerly of this city, who is employed as general car inspector for the Illinois Central railroad at that point. He Is well pleased with his position. Mnrttn Apland i etui nod today from Ottawa, ill., where he graduated from Pleasant View college. Dr. George I*. Dutton returned last c\enlng from the meeting of the- Tri-Stnte .Dental Association It was the largest of that association since the world's fair.
Will Represent Governor. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Will Represent Governor. Springfield, June 7.—(Special.)—Col. J. Oglesby, private secretary to Gov. Yates, will tepreseut the executive at the dinner to he given at 1 o'clocrt tomorrow afternoon at Kinsley's in Chicago by the Illinois commission to tbe Pan-American exposition, in reply to u telegram received this afternoon from Col. H. 11. Rucker, of the expofltlou compauj, urging the governor either to be present or send a member of his stuff to represent him, the governor ad\lsed that Col. Oglesby would attend In his official capacity.
Additions to Cavalry Troops. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Additions to Cavalry Troops. Springfield, Juno 7.—(Special)—Adjt.Gcn. Rccco has notified tho commanders of the eight troops of the First cuvalry regiment of the Illinois National Guard that after July 1 next the maximum limit of membership in the cavalry troops will be raised from forty to fifty. This will Increase the regiment by nearly one hundred men. t 1 I i 1
Paxton Will Celebrate. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Paxton Will Celebrate. Paxton, June 7.—(Special.)—A meeting of business men was held to decide regarding the celebration of the Fourth of July and It was decided to let the eagle scream. Speakers of reputation will be secured and the occasion will, If posblblo, be one of great enjoyment. Mubic, lireworks and amusements, as usual., will bo proyldcd. The finance committee reported that SDSO had been subscribed und estimated that $25 to_sso at least would be secured from concessions. The Fourth will bo a gala day in this city. i
Excursions to Lincoln. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Excursions to Lincoln. Lincoln, Juno 7.—(Special)—A large crowd Is expected here from Chicago tomoirow'to spend Sunduy. The excursionists fioin Chicago uud Intermediate points will arrive In this- city shortly after noon Snturday on a special over the Alton und will be met at the station by French's mtltr&gt; band and the following reception eommitto appointed b) .Major .Miller Nate B. Landauor, Mrs. James E. Hill. Will \V. Latham, Ralph 11. Parker, Paul V. Mueller, 1. W. Smith und Trank CrObS. The delcgtion will be escorted to the court house ttquurc, where thoy will disband. Au entertainment will be ghell at tho oiphans' home and thoro will be a match gamu of biso ball at Sportsmen's park between Bindley institute of Peoria mid Lincoln university. At night there will bo oxercißOS in the court house square with addresses by Senator Srtlngcr, of this cltv, and Bd. K. Walker, of Chicago Fiench's military band will also give an open ulr concert. Sunday morning a special will b...
Alleged Murderer Arrested. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Alleged Murderer Arrested. Kankakee, June 7.—(Special.)—M. J. J'oabodj, of Pontine, .Mich, was arrested by Detective Schelllng this morning while Inquiring for mall. The prisoner la wanted for* a brutal murder bo is nlleged to hate committed In the .Michigan city, fie doclaren his Innocence, but admits he was a witness to the crime, but still refuses to return to Pontine without requisition paper*.
SAVED BY SHERIFF [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
SAVED BY SHERIFF Negro Murderer Protected Prom Mob Until State Militia Arrived on Scene. ONE JUAN WAS KILLED And Two Badly Wounded by Little Tosse in Corridors of the Jail—rrihoner Now Safe. Carrollton, Gn., June 7.—Tlio nerve of ShoiliT Joseph Men HI todnv upheld the law of ihe btate and saved the life of a "egro from a mob. In protecting the negro who was bnved from the gallons ou!&gt; n few houib before through the itfortb of his lnw}otB, one life was lost ami two men were wounded. The arrival or the statu tnllKla averted threatened trouble tonight and at U o'clock n special train bearing the negro, whoso crime was lite murder of a little white boy whom he found fishing alone, was breeding towards Atlanta The muu Killed in attacking the Jail waa Ueorgo Bennett, of Carrollton. The wounded men are Thomas S Ward, rather of the murdered ho&gt;, and an unknown man, presumably a fantiei. Willlams, the negro who caused the trouble, waa tried and found guilt} of murdering...
FIRED ON MOB. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
FIRED ON MOB. A large crowd which had come to town to witness the hanging, on learning the execution had been dela}ed, formed a mob and made an assault on the jail at noon The} battered down the outside door despite the warning of the sheilfl, and entered the building. Their demand on the sheriff for the kc} to the negro's cell was met with a refusal and warning to hali or they would be llred on. As they udvauced down the cortldor towards the sheilll the ordei was given to fire Bennett fell, dj ing almost liibtnntlj. Thomas Ward, father ot Williams' victim, who was In front of the mob, was badly shot, nb was also an unknown couatrjinuu. Tho unexpected light of the sheriff and bis littlo posse flightened the mob, and they letreated outside the jail where they dhided Into little group*} and discutsed tho e\ent.
MILITIA ARRIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
MILITIA ARRIVES. Sheriff Merrill coiibiilted Judge Harris, of the count} court Go*. Candler was asked for aid Uuilng the afternoon the mob telephoned the situation to friends In the adjoining towns of Villa Rica and Temple and mnde an appeal for more men to get possefaslou ot the negro The goveinoi soon wired" a proclamation to the people of the county, which was lead from the steps of the court houne by the major. The govornot* commanded tho people to nlahuifcc and said that the enthe military and civil forces ot the btate would be used to cnfoice order If necessary. This apparently had a good effect, as many poisons were seen to mount their homes and lea\e the town. The Atlanta niUltla at rived about 6 o'clock and an hour later t&amp;corted the negro and Sheilff Merrill to tbe train, which was soon speeding to Atlanta. ! i t ' !
Railroader Held for Murder. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Railroader Held for Murder. Atlanta, Ga., Juno T.—G V B. Dunton, a yard conductor In the employ of the Southern railway, was this afternoon hold 'o\cr without bail lo the superior court on the chaige of murder. Evidence ghen at the preliminary trial tended to show that Duntou \\m» on the switch engine which on Tuesday ran Into the Macon passenger train on the Southern, kilting three people. » '
Rice's Champaign Record. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Rice's Champaign Record. Champaign, June 7.—(Special)—Fred )&gt;e Hlce the Toronto bank robber, Is a native of Champaign, his father being u wealthy and highly respected farmer living south of the ell}. Voting Hlce was 'or a time a clerk In one of the local banks here, his father holding quite a block of s.toek in the Institution. Young Hlce was a student in the University of Illinois and also a piomlncnt fraternity man. llowas never known to do any crooked work hero. He left Champaign three or four years ago und since that time has been back here only once on a short visit.
Tenement Houses Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Tenement Houses Destroyed. Lexington, Ky., Juno 7—A fire todoy, originating in a negro's cabin from a defective flue destroyed twenty-three .houses, mostly tenement houses, before reaching Oots' cooper shop, which was also destroyed, causing nn approximate 10S3 of SSO.OOO The fire was beyond control for borne time, and It was feared thut the city would be laid to ruins. Neighboring towns were called on for aid, but tho llamos were finally subdued without their assistance Olio man was hurt and several children seriously burned, but, as far us It ta known, no lives were lost. Many families, aic homeless and are being cared for tonight by charity.
William Orland Bourne Dies. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
William Orland Bourne Dies. New York, June, 7. —William Orland Bourne, who was knawn ns the "pioneer of immediate unconditional abolutlon," is dead at the home of hfs.dnughter in Mont clulr, N. J., aged 62 years. During Iho civil war Mr. Bourne was an ardent unionist, and his songs and poems won for him the title of "Poet of Freedom." Jl u wob one of the early promoters of the Rupubllcan party und was an intlmato friend of Horace Greeley. Freepoit, 111., June 7.—Dr. W. S. Caldwell u scrgion known in thia country and Europe, died toduy of paralysis, aged G'J.
Killed at a Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Killed at a Trial. Houston, Texas, June, 7. —As the result of an Indictment charging a hog theft a shooting affrny occurred hero today in which Thomas Pa&gt;no and L G. Dcltols were killed, J. B. Perkins fatally and Da\o Echols badly wounded. Paynes son was on trial and the two Echols had been summoned as witnesses. The men met on the Btreet and after a few words the shooting began Perkins Is a brother-in-law of Payne and he und L. G. Echols fired about tho same tlmu. Echols bullet struck Pa&gt;no at tho bamo Instant Perkins shot and killed Echols Dave Echols opened lire on Perkins and on young Puyne. The street was crowded at the tlmu of the shooting but story bullet fired struck Itß mark.
Reached Other Side Safely. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
Reached Other Side Safely. New York, June 7—The steamer Northwestern, the pioneer vessel of Chicago's ocoan-going merchant marine, succeeded In reaching the other hide of the Atlantic s&lt;*foiy, having been reported Into today passing the old head of Kinsale on the Irish roast, after a voyage of forty-fc.ur days out of Port Chicago, including the dajn' delay In the St. Lawrence river.
CORN KITCHEN MISSED [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 8 June 1901
CORN KITCHEN MISSED VUlturs «t the llnlhilo i n \ r Xow» Abwure of tli« Inhibit, Buffalo. Jne, 7.—Visitors to tho Pan- ] Amcrlcou i:\posltion are dissapolnted to i tlnd no corn IdUhen Is connected with the Illinois exhibit and are astonished to learn that tbu prospect is that none will bo provided b&gt; the groat corn-producing state. While none of tho Illinois commissioners was disputed to throw light on tho matter while here, it Is reported that a feeling ot jenlous&gt; on tho part of thu horticultural nunagtrs is responsible for the absence of this Interesting and valuable feature of the agricultural department. The story tuns that Senator Heni}* M. Dunlap, the leading hoiticulturlst of Illinois, has maneuvered hluibdf luto control of the board of managers from that Btate and used his influence io sidetrack tho corn dlsplnj nnd make the horticultural exhibit the btar attraction. Dunlup'b apples, It Is buid, are to outshine Illinois corn. A duplicate of the famous ...