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aaaaaaBanBnaasaMaaaHaaaaaa I PERSONAL NOTES . KBKBklKKkikltaMEKKEk'EBbJBKtfaaSia [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
aaaaaaBanBnaasaMaaaHaaaaaa I PERSONAL NOTES . \ KBKBklKKkikltaMEKKEkEBbJBKtfaaSia Subscribe for TJ ^ Courier . Telephone The ( Sprier . Mort Hayes is home from Hillsdale . James Thomas continues very low . A . J . Clark is home from Columbus , Ohio . H . E . Shaw of Bement is here on business . Mrs . W . H . Houghton is reported as improving . Mr . Komine was here from Tuscola AVednesday . Sheriff C . X . Clark spent yesterday In Mahomet . Mr . Smoot , of Homer , visited friends here yesterday . H . I . Lemon , of St . Lous , was in town yesterday . Holland Morris , of Giftord , is visiting in the city . Ansley Susdorf , of Dewey , is in the city on business . Miss Bertie Howser is sick at her home oh Birch street . Archie Nelson , of Dewey , is in the . city on legal business . Begular meeting tonight of Triumph lodge No . 73 , K . of P . C . B . Butler , of Homer , was calling on Urbana friends yesterday . Mrs . Hovey , of Hantoul , was calling on old friends here yesterday . J . ...
THE GREAT MERGER SUIT . < [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
THE GREAT MERGER SUIT . &lt; | Celebrated Case Being Heard at &lt; St . LouisFour United State Judges Are Sitting To- &lt; gether to Hear Arguments in Suit J Against Norlhern Securities Co . &lt; St . Louis , March 19 . —For the first i time in the history of the United States j courts , and by authority of a special J act of congress passed last Febru- t ary , four United States circuit judges / are sitting- togethertohear arguments A in a case , the trial being the tight of the government against the Northern C Securities company of New Jersey , in j the celebrated merger suit . Under 5 this special ajt the United States cir- ^ cuit court for the district of Minnesota t is holding its session in St . Louis , in 1 the appellate courtroom , and by this &lt; arrangement the case can go imme- 5 diately from this court to the supreme C court of the United States , whereas in i the general court proceedings it would 3 necessarily go through the ci...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
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THEY WORK WONDERS ! [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
THEY WORK WONDERS ! Extremely Extraordinary are the Cure : Being Daily Performed by Mr . and Mrs . Ratiiff , the Eye Specialists . Their Great Success and Rapidity in Cur ing Headache , Eye Strain and ( Nervousness is a Revelation to the Medical World . Which is Effected by the Celebratet Crysto Vitrine Lense—Its Atarvelous Power is a Source of Wonder and Astonishment to All . FREE EXAMINATION . NO ONE URGED TO BUY , Will Remain in Urbrna at the Columbiar Hotel One More Week or Until Saturday , Alarch 21 . Have Successfully Fitted Fifty People Willi Glasses Already in Urbana . One of the greatest defects of the eye is astigmatism , which invariably produces headache , pains in and back of the eyes and across the forehead , also will experience pains in top of the head ; then again the pains will occur In the back of the neck and extend down the shoulders which is as often thought to be neuValgia but is produced by defective Wes and nothing more . - AAhile propeVly fitted glasses wil...
SILK HATS IN JAPAN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
SILK HATS IN JAPAN . Some Queer Specimen * Atp Worn by Men Who AflfW-t Huropean FiinUIoum , ~ The Japan Weekly Advertiser has a few words to say about the aping of western customs by the Japanese , and takes for its text the foreign clothes seen on citizens of tho ilowery empire . It says : Men of fair status are frequently to be seen wearing silk hats of antediluvian pattern , with ordinary native costume down to geta and zori . As for the hats , where the blocks come from is a mystery , but the fact remains that a Howery or Whitechapel tough would be ashamed to go abroad in some of the abortions masquerading as bowlders and toppers , which are as common as persimmons in Japnn . Here is a case where the natives cannot excuse themselves on the ground that they have no model to go by . A glance at the first foreigner should be sufficient to teach them that a hard hat worn over the ears , and measuring scarcely more than two inches in height from the brim to the crown , is not a fashi...
AMERICAN SHOE INDUSTRY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
AMERICAN SHOE INDUSTRY . The Ontpnt of Footwear In Thlt Conntry Is Something Enormous . The books , shoes and slippers made by machinery in the United States every year would provide a pair of some kind for more than one-seventh of the inhabitants of the earth . If they were arranged by pairs , heels and toes touching , they would make a belt that would encircle the globe , with enough to spare to stretch across the North American , continent from New York to San Francisco . Placed singly , heel and toe , they would go around the world two and a half times . If placed on the tracks of our great trunk railroads , the rights on one rail and the lefts on the other , they would cover the irons from the Atlantic to the Pacific of all the continental lines that now cross our country , says ashoe journal . The hides and skins used to form this immense quantity of , shoes come from all over the world , but chiefly from the East Indies , South America and Europe , and if they were sewed toge...
I . TALL MEN ARE FREAKS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
I . TALL MEN ARE FREAKS . Learned Authority Vpon Gtnnts Says They Have Stain 11 Brain Cavities . Frof . Cunningham , who has been appointed to succeed and serve under his old teacher , Sir AVilliam Turner , in the chair of anatomy in the University of Edinburgh , is the greatest authority upon giants , says a London paper . He is at present occupied in elaborating the proofs of his belief that a giant is a morbid phenomenon . A man or woman who is more than six feet five inches , or , at the outside , six feet six inches , cannot be regarded as merely abnormal , the professor thinks . He has shown that the mental characteristics of giants—easy good nature , sloth and poor intelligence—are those shown by victims of a rare disease of overgrowth called acromegaly . This is due to en ^ largement of an appendage of the brain , and Prof . Cunningham has personally examined every giant skeleton in the British and continental museums , and found that the little cavity in the skull correspon...
LIFE OF FUR TRAPPERS . Airt uoie [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
LIFE OF FUR TRAPPERS . Airt \ uoie They llnvt ricnt . v of Pure , - • onio Kixid nun ! (• dim ! Tlme » lu Tutilr CunuiB . You iidimvo Curs , commented nn old trapper , as he . sat contentedly smoking Ids pipe , re lutes the New York Tribune ; you should go where , we get them . Ah , that is the lifepure air , plain , wholesome food , and then , nfter the season s work , that brigade of fur-loaded canoes going oil down the lakes . Every canoe is loaded , you know , almost to the gunwale , and they string out one behind the other , a long line of them . They usually . start out early in the morning ami puddle , paddle , puddle , hour after hour , down the stream , through I that hike , and so into civilization . But they don t forget to eat—oh , no ! About noon they go ashore . They snub the canoes to overhanging trees and hunt around for a good fiat rock on which to start their lire . But those fellows don t take an hour for luncheon . Time is too valuable to them . They take a drink...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
WINTER TOURIST RATES -TOCUBA , FLORIDA GULF COAST POINTS and all Inland . ¦ ¦; g Southern Winter Resorts . Also Texas and California 15 -VIAl- » \ i T ? ¦ Big Four Route Continuing until April 30 , 1903 , tickets will be on sale daily f | om all points on the Big Four Rpute | good for return passage until May 81 , 1903 . . TAKE ADVANTAGE 6 F THE LOAV ¦ . • BATES AND LpN |&amp; RETURN ) * ¦ ¦¦ : . ¦ LIMIT ! ¦ For full Information and particulars as to rates , tickets , Hmlts , etc ., call on Agents Big Four Route , or address the undersigned . AVARREN J . LYNCH . Genl Pass . &amp; Ticket Agt ,, Cincinnati . Ohio . • AV . P . DEPPE , Asst . G . P . &amp; T . A . , Cincinnati , Ohio . JNO . A . G-LOVER , Agt . V ^ MIII , ! I . . 11 ¦ ¦ ¦¦ MMII I !¦ ¦¦ ¦ — ¦ ¦ I . I IM I IM IIlWIIM . l ADVERTISING THE COURIlR Consists of pat- • _ _ ¦ • ¦ rowing the IS THE MEDIUM Proper Medium Sontiimousiy :: II for : Urbana : Merchants - ¦&gt; , * i i ! . - - i * * ( - . ...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
I I my H | B 1 * t s $ 10 t uncommon for people to come into the I M l sto f e and state the . case like this : Im kind of fl § , jP ^ M out ; don t sleep , dont want to eat , feel I Itiyd all the . time . We give them VINOL , H B F ?^ te ^ tnerri t 0 come back for the money if it B doesn t help them . VINOL always helps ¦ cases of this kind . It seems to rebuild the waste Kg U and makes the food do some good . i 4 ffl KNOWLTON &amp; BENNETT , I DRUGGISTS . — THE HOME OF VINOL . H | B : BSS H | ........ -,-. ^ H Bl . yfifti . pi ,, i . vc ! ^ H ~ ;
3 ' fi ° ' $ j . Sfg _ y liudyard XJpUng ; Sfjsj , I ¦¦ —— ¦ ——I J [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
3 fi ° $ j . Sfg _\ y liudyard XJpUng \ \ ; Sfjsj , I ¦¦ —— ¦ ——I J Dick loitered In Cairo , Alexandria , Ishnuilliu and Port Said — especially Vort Said . There is iniquity in many parts of the world , mid vice In all , but the concoutrntcd essence of all the Iniquities and till the vices In all the continents finds itself at Port Said . And through the heart of that sand bordered holl , where the mirage flickers all day long above the Hitter lakes , move , if you only wuit , most of the men and women you have known iu this life . Dick established himself Jn quarters more riotous than respectable . He spent his evenings on the quay , and boarded many ships , and saw very many friends—gracious Englishwomen with whom lie had talked not too wisely in the veranda of Shephard s hotel , hurrying war correspondents , skippers of the contract troopships employed in the campaign , army officers by the score and others of less reputable trades . Ho had choice of ail the races of the east and...
NOTICE FOR BIDS . -Notice is hereby given that bids will [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
NOTICE FOR BIDS . -Notice is hereby given that bids will be accepted by the Board of Local Im . provemeuts of the City of Urbana , Illinois , for the construction of a Sanitary Sewer with appurtenances , to be known as Sewer District No . 31 , commencing in Main street at the first manhole located on the present sewer therein east of the east line of Orchard street , and extending west in said Main street to the center line of the alley located immediately west of the west line of lots a and G in C . It . Grigg s addition to the town of Urbana , Illinois , and extending thence in a southerly direction along the center line of said alley to the center of Stoughton street , and thence extending in a westerly direction to the center line of Lincoln avenue , extending thence south to the center line of the alley located between Springfield ave . nue and Stoughton street , and thence west along the center line of said alley to the east line of Iloniine street in said city ; also a branch...
ILLINOIS CENTRAL . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
ILLINOIS CENTRAL . Trains leave Champaign— - goi . no xorth . Xo . 2 FastMaf ! 6 : 33 pm t 4 Chicago Limited 7 : 20 am 11 Northern Express 2 : 13 am _ U Local JIail 1 : 50 pm , 26 Chicago Uoaeh Express 8 : 40 a m Jfi Ciicago Express 9 : 05 am 92 Local Freight 7 : 00 am tXos , 24 and 92 daily except Sundav . All _ ocliers daily . ^ tVestibuJe train carries only sleepers and par- * lor cars . GOIVQ SOVTH . No . 1 New Orleans Special 1 : 15 pro t 3 New Orleans Limited 9 : 55 pm _ 5 Fastilail 6 : 07 am - 21 Southern Express 1 : 25 am * 23 Local Mail 12 : 30 pm 25 New Orleans Coach Express ... 9 : 00 p m ~ • 93 Local Freight 6 : 45 am * Xos . 23 and 93 daily except Sunday , All I others dailv , tVestibule train carries only sleepers and parlor cars . No . 6 arrives from south at 11 p . m . HAVANA LINE , G 01 KO WIST . _ No . 533 Clinton Ace , daily ex . Sun—7 : 00 am | 705 Decatur Accommodation 7 : 30 am 623 Clinton Local ila . 1 : 10 p m 725 Decatur Mail 9 : 00 pm ARKIVK FKOM WEST . No ...
PEORIA AND EASTEKS RAILWAY Short Line East and West . Departures , No . EASTWAKf ; [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
PEORIA AND EASTEKS RAILWAY Short Line East and West . Departures , No . EASTWAKf ; 2 Local express for Indianapolis and Cincinnati 6 31 a m 4 ( Arrives ) I , cical ex press between Urbana and Ienria H 05 I &gt; m V 10 Indianapolis , Cleveland . Cincinnati . Columbus , Huston . Liullalo . Albany and New York 10 45 a m 15 Indianapolis . Cleveland . Boston and New York Limited , arrives in New Yuri : 0 : 00 next day 2 45 P m 36 Columbus . Cincinnati . Cleveland , lios- _ ton . New York and all points east y and southeast via Indianapolis and Cincinnati 11 21 p m No . WESTWARD 43 Ulooininctoii , Peoria . Kansas City .. 3 24 a m 5 Local express for leoria 7 30 am V H Peoria . Kansas City , St . Paul , St . Louis . Denver and Pacific coast -. 11 20 a m 11 Peoria . Uloomington . Kansas City . J Omaha and all points west 330 pm — ( Arrives ) Local express between Ciu- y cinuati , Inianapolis and Urbana-.-8 24 p m Trains 11 . 18 , 30 and 43 are daily . Drawing room and dinini ? cars ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 20 March 1903
LEAVE UKBANA No . 30 7 : 38 am 32 9 : 48 am - 34 11 : 42 am , 36 3 : 17 pn * 3 S 4 : 57 p m ARRIVE AT URBANA . No 31 9 : 15 am S 3 10 : 59 a m 35 12 : 46 pm 37 4 : 20 p ro 39 6 : 03 p m All trains daily except Sunday . » — Close connections a-t Sidney with main line trains for all points east and west . Passengers taking Nos . 34 and 36 will be transferred to the Continental Limited and Pan-American Limited ~ at Sidney for all oastern points . v Passengers taking No . 32 will be transferred at Sidney to train No . 9 for St . Louis , KansaB City and all points west . MAINLINE . EAST BOUNO . WEST BOUND . _ No . 6 6 : 3 Sam No . 51 8 : 35 am « 26 10 : 17 am 9 10 : 07 am 24 12 : 10 pm 31 2 : 20 pm 4 12 : 34 pm 7 3 : 52 pm 16 4 : 41 pm 5 10 : 27 pm 50 5 : 40 pm O . O . STRICKLAN . Telephone 21 or 403 Agent . Urbana , 111 ,