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TREATY IS RATIFIED [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
TREATY IS RATIFIED k Senate Finishes Business lor Which Special Session Was Called . AMENDMENTS ADOPTED . One Provides Against Further Reduction en Sugar for Five Years . Washington , March 19 . —The Cuban , treaty has been ratified by the senate . The first vote of the senate in connection with the Cuban treaty was taken on the committee amendment providing against any further reduction on sugar for five years . The amendment was adopted . . All the comuiittee amendmentsiwere adopted , including the Burton amendment for flour , corn and cornmeal , but the last named , was compromised so as to place these articles in the 30 per cent . list . There was but one roll call and on that the result was ajir nouneed to be 44 to 22 . Senate Froc-eedlmss . Washington , March 19 . —There were but few senators in their seats when the senatemetThursday . A resolution was agreed to authorizingthe committee on territories to sit dotting the recess to consider proposed bills relative to the distric...
pRSITY I BASEBALL SSssA fe . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
pRSITY I BASEBALL SSssA fe . | f | jSouth Campus ^ t University PH ; Scene of Good Wfiy Contests . Wh ¦ m ^ BBS ? Siller and beebe pitch HP - ^ f ^ - RThey Will More Than Likely Be S Huff s Slab Artists This Us . * 11 Season . m ^ Us ~~~~ K ; Out on the University campus , the k ? Illinois baseball squad is getting into Iff shape for the practice series with the wt Milwaukee Brewers . The men are l | gelttng into shape rapidly under the K ; influence of the baseball weather . W v Deke Miller and Beebe , the man if with the iron arm , were the opposing W twirlers in the practice contest yes- | r terday . Few hits were garnered off H their deliveries , and it is believed that B they will be the main reliance in the p box this year . £ Beebe pitched and won one game for k Illinois against Chicago last year , but ; in his game against Michigan , he was \ not so effective . * His greatest weak- : ness lay m lack of control . He had , plenty of speed and a good curve , and was able to pit...
SUNDAY SCHOOL WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
SUNDAY SCHOOL WORKERS Executive Committee of County Association Meets Here . Object of Meeting to Flan lor Work the Ensuing Year—Committee and Oiticers ol the Associations . The executive committee of the Champaign County Sunday School association met yesterday afternoon in the court house in Urbana . The object of the meetihg was to plan a campaign of work for the ensuing year , and to arrange for the annual county convention . The committee consists of George It . Shawhan , L . A . McLean , of Urmana ; H . J . Morehouse , of Mahomet ; J . M . Current , of Homer ; Mrs . E . L . Lewis , of . Sadorus ; Mrs . C . E . DeLong , of Philo ; G . W . Hadden , of Penfleld ; Marion Outlaw , of Fisher ; A . Cragmile , of Gilford ; C , E . Jeffers , of Tolono ; J . W . Crawford , of Bondville ; G . W . Jones , of Kantoul ; and Mrs . Nellie Downs , of Kantoul . The Officers are A . M . Kenney , of Brcadlands , president ; J . V . Swearingen , of St . Joseph , vice president ; C . K . Iercival , ...
THIRD M . E . CHURCH . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
THIRD M . E . CHURCH . Entertainment to Be Given Tonight—The Program , There will be an entertainment at the Third M . E . church tonight at 7 : 80 o clock . The following program will be rendered : Selection Schaede s Orchestra • Piano solo Miss Mary Bush Beading • Edna Sale ) Vocal solo ...... . . Elizabeth Webber Juggling ........ ........ Mr . Mouser Heading . Lillian McCain Song .... .. Boys H . S . Glee Club Piano solo . Fay Webber Selection .. Schaedes Orchestra Reading Luella Hurt Piano solo . ! 012 fe &amp; e Frisinger , Clara Mollendorf Sbn ^ Ss A . . Willa Kenner Piano solo Lucy Egan i . Reading ; ...- . Mrs . Smith • Vocal solo Ombra Herrlott Song Glee Olub Selection .. Schaedes Orcestra CITY POLITICS VERY DULL No One Has Shied Castor Into Mayoral Ring . . f * &gt; AVith the approach of frpril Urbana people are beginning to discuss city \ t politics . So far no one has announced \ - for mayor and it looks as if there Is not , a strong desire to serve the ...
RESULT OF ST . PATRICK'S DAY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
RESULT OF ST . PATRICKS DAY Believed Large Sam Will Be Realized When Things Are Cleared Up . It is expected that a . considerable Bum will be on hand to aid-In the completion of St . Patrick s church as a result of the celebration Tuesday . It is hoped by Father Cannon that he will have about $ 1 , 000 . to show for the celebration , which proved so successful . The dedication of the new church is being eagerly looked for now . It will bo an event of much Importance .
DEATH OF JOHN B . YEAZEL , [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
DEATH OF JOHN B . YEAZEL , Occurred at Ogden Yesterday Alter Lonj Illness With Cancer of Stomach . Jobri _ B . Yeazel , a prominent citizer of Ogden township , died yesterday afternoon at the residence of his daugh ter , Mrs . D . Helton , in Ogden . H &lt; had been sick for some time with cancer of the stomach . The deceased was . a widower , his wife having died last , summer . H &lt; leaves a family of children , all o ! whom are grown . Mr . Yeazel was born in Homer township , and was about Go years of age . The funeral will be held at Ogdei today at 1 oclock . The interment will be at the Patterson cemetery .
THE . W . C T . U . MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
THE . W . C T . U . MEETING Temperance Workers Hear Talk and Have i Musical Program . The W . O . T . U . met with Mrs . Frisinger . After a business session , the meeting was turned over to Mrs . Peacock , who was the leader for this time Mr . O . K . Doney gave a very excellenl address on the topic , Does Prohibition Prohibit ? which was followed bj a piano solo by Claude Frisinger ; a solo , by Mrs . Agnes Smith , entitled Who is to Blame ; piano solo , Miss Eva Lott ; after which the meeting closed with Mizpah , to meet with Mrs Knowlton , 302 West High street , or Thursday , March 19 , at 2 : 30 o clock .
HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY . Mrs . 3 . 1 . Hardesty ol Rantoul Was in the City in the Interest ol That Institution . Mrs . J . L . Hardesty , of Rantoul president of the Home Missionary Society of the Champaign district , was in the city yesterday , to confer wit ! the executive board of the district and to make frrangements for the annual district meeting of the society , which Is to be held some time during the early part of May . The executive committee is composed of Mrs . Mary Boggs , Mrs . L . H . Howser and Mrs . M . Lindley .
WILL OF MRS . CHRISTINA HOLL [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
WILL OF MRS . CHRISTINA HOLL Bequests Made by Sadorus Resident to Her Three Sons . The last will and testament of the late Christina Holl , of Sadorus , has been offered for probate in the county court . After providing for the payment of all just debts , the following bequests are made : To the son , Wm . C . Holl , the east half of the southwest quarter of section 10 , Pesotum township , subject to the following conditions : That he pay to the daughter , Augusta Nofftz , within one year after the death of the testatrix , the sum of $ 1 , 700 , with interest at 0 per cent . To the son . Bernhard C . Holl , the north half of the southwest quarter of section 17 . Pesotum township , subject to the following conditions : That he pay to the son . Henry W . Holl . within one year from the death of the testatrix the sum of $ S 0 O , with interest at 0 per cent . The son , Bernhard C . Holl is also given other property as follows : Lot 5 of a subdvision of the southeast Quarter of the sout...
M'CURDY'S SIDE OF THE CASE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
MCURDYS SIDE OF THE CASE Danville Paper Says Conductor Is Being Persecuted . Pat McCurdy , passenger conductor on the Peoria and Eastern , will probably be made a defendant in another damage suit , brought by John Milligan , of Champaign , a traveling salesman . Milligan sued Pat in the circuit court of this city , but lost the case . Saturday he was again a passenger on McCurdys train , and trouble arose . over whether or not he had purchased a ticket farther east than Covington . McCurdy said he did not , and unloader the man five miles east of that place . Mulligan was not touched by the conductor , and there is no reason for the report that Milligan is in bed as a result of injuries received . Pat never got near enough to his him . It looks like persecution of the conductor , this being the fourth time he has had trouble with Milligan over his tckets . —Danville News .
STRATTON HAS BIG PLANS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
STRATTON HAS BIG PLANS . Former Illinois Student Will Build School II He Gets Money , Colorado Springs , Colo ., March 1 !) . — Isaac Harry Stratton , son of the late W . S . Stratton , says that if he is successful in breaking his father s will , he will build a polytechnic school here to cost from $ 500 , 000 to § 1 , 000 , 000 . The will provides for the Myron Stratton Home for the Poor , to cost $ 1 , 000 ,- 000 , with an endowment of $ 7 , 000 , 000 or $ S , 000 , 000 . The trial is set for March 2-1 . Young Stratton was given $ 50 , 000 , to be forfeited in case of a contest .
SIGMA CHI ANNUAL TONIGHT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
SIGMA CHI ANNUAL TONIGHT . University Greeks to Give an Elaborate Function . The annual party of the Sigma Chi fraternity will be given in Champaign tonight , and it is expected that the function will be extremely elaborate . The SIgs have turned their house over to visiting young women , and sought shelter elsewhere . A threedays house party began at the house yesterday . A number of out-of-town peopln are here to attend the dance Leased Building . R . W . Daley , of Farmer Oity , has leased a two-story building in Champaign , in which to conduct a sanitary milk plant . He will spend $ 4 , 000 in machinery .
DECATUR WANTS PRESIDENT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
DECATUR WANTS PRESIDENT . To Ask President to Dedicate James Miliiken University . Decatur , 111 ., March IS ) . —The trus-. tees of the Miliiken university have been planning to dedicate that institution in June , but have not yet determined upon a date . Since the announcement that President is to visit Decatur early in June has been made , a movement has been started to in-, duce the president to stop here long enough to make an address upon thaoccasion of his visit here , and if he vrill , consent to that arrangement , the dedication will be arranged , for the date ofhis visit here , as already , announced . ,-. -. .-. .. ¦ , . , - / .
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS Condensed News Items oi General Interest to Railroad Men . GATHERED BY THE COURIER Doings oiCthe Officials and Employes Along the Peoria and Eastern . President H . C . House of the Missouri Kansas and Texas railroad arrived in St . Louis yesterday , after having traveled more than 10 , 000 miles by sea and 15 , 000 miles by land since ¦ October 1 , 1002 , when he sailed from San Francisco , in company with Gen . Miles . He traveled on an average 200 . miles a day , arriving in New York on February 15 . Stops were made at Honololu and • Guam , and they arrived at Manila October 30 , staying there a fortnight . Alter cruising among the Philippine islands for three weeks , the island Of Siasi , near Borneo , in the Sulu sea , 300 miles from the equator , was visited . They stopped at thirty miilitary posts , and after seeing more than half the army in the Philippines , crossed to Hong Kong early in December and later visited Canton . WESTERN LINES IN WRANGLE . , Dif...
I County News [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
I County News OGDEN . Ogden , March IS . —Mrs . John Snyder and children visited In Champaign this week . Jesse Black ond family are moving to Iowa this week . J . C . Flauding and wife visited in Homer a few days this week . Mrs . Jay Freese and sons are visiting her parents at Armstrong , 111 . John Taylor representative of the Danville News was in our village Tuesday . J . B . leazle is lying at the point of death at the home of his daughter , Mrs . D . E . Helton . There were five car loads of steel rails unloaded here Monday for the interurban line . Wilson Green visited his daughter , Mrs .- Wm . Hayes at Perrysville , Ind ., a few days last week . Mesdames J . C . Gardiner -and L . A . Somers visited in Champaign Friday with Mrs . Grant Swearengen . Mrs . U . A . Morris of Urbana has purchased one of John liixenbaugh s residences and will move here soon . The young men have organized a base ball team and the merchants contributed towards getting their suits . . AVm . Brennan ...
HOW ARROWHEADS WERE MADE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
HOW ARROWHEADS WERE MADE IiulIniiM Ilroke . Flint Hoc It Into Small lMeeiK 1 &gt;&gt; - Unit tint and Dropping on Writer . We did not . know until to-day-how the Indians made the flint arrowheads thatarc very often found nil over the country . They had no tools to work with , and the , question of how they made them was not . answered . Abe Matheney , who was for many years a -heap big chief of the Wahoo tribe , says the squaws broke flint rock into small pieces by putting it into the fire . They then selected a suitable piece for an arrowhead , held it in the fire till it pot hot , then put a drop of waiter on it , which chipped off a small particle of the flint , and by this slow and tedious process the squaws shaped the arrowheads , says the Eldorado Republican . A look at an arrowhead will convince one that this was the process adopted to make them , all they all have rough surfaces . Penalty for Tobacco S « Illnir . Returns obtained by the Scottish Anti-Tobacco ...