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COALS OF ILLINOIS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
COALS OF ILLINOIS . GRADUATING THESIS , BY WILLIAM D . RUDY , CLASS OF 187 S . ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . FOR THE DEGREE OF B . S . —SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY . ^^ ;^ a | NDERLYIN G the broad prairies of our State are stored at ^§ Hf &gt; various depths , sufficient quantities of fossil fuel to supply the various and constantly increasing wants of our population for ages to come . , The coal area of the State of Illinois may be safely estimated , in round numbers , at 35 , 000 square miles , an area three times as large as that of Pennsylvania or Ohio , and constituting one-fifth of the productive coal fields of the United States , not including what is termed the lignite basins of the Western Territories . The coal measures attain an aggregate thickness of fourteen hundred feer and may be divided into upper and lower measures , the latter of which , as a rule , contain the better coal . Providence has thus fully compensated for the deficiency of timber in Illinois , which w...
Tii-BLB I . E'K . OSCI ^ vC ^ . I'E ! CO ^ viCFOSI'TIO ^ T . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
Tii-BLB I . EK . OSCI ^ vC ^ . IE ! CO ^ viCFOSITIO ^ T . INCLUDING SULPHUR IN COAL AND AMOUNT LEFT IN COKE , AND FIXED GAS EVOLVED . DESIGNATION . Bloomington , McLean County Coal Co . Briar Bluff , Henry county . .. Barclay , Sangamon county . - Carbondale , Jackson county . - - - Catlin , Vermillion county . .. Danville , • ... DuQuoin , Perry county . Elmwood , Peoria county . ... Farmington , Fulton county . .. Grape Creek , Vermillion county . Kewanee , Henry county . .. Lincoln , Logan county . ... Lombardville , Bureau county . .. Mt . Carbon , Jackson county . - - - Oglesby , LaSalle county , 2 d vein . » • 3 d Peru , Uuion C . Co ., LaSalle co ., 2 d &amp; 3 d vein . Youghoigheny Coal , Prof . Weber s analyis . . . . .. . v I SULPHUR 2 ] j = jx • too • 3 * 3 3 • &amp; £ -- ~ - —• • - -2 = 2 t % . a 2 S ~ ° £ ° Color of Ashes . 2 . ox 3 d £ —00 cS- * £ a * &gt; cs . 5 t a u O E ° Ct » -- **&gt; u ev f * 1-1 M * £ u £ . 7-9 ° 4-9 ° 34 ~ ° 2 S ...
HISTORICAL AND EDUCATIONAL [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
HISTORICAL AND EDUCATIONAL THE DEAD LANGUAGES AS EDUCATORS . •^ gmjpHIS IS a progressive age . On every hand we find the world i Up r s n S to a higher sphere . Improvement marks every step of its history . Knowledge is becoming more generally diffused , and by this knowledge people are sifting out the events , the teachings and the beliefs of the past , treasuring up those which are applicable to the present age and casting aside those that belong to a dead past . Of all the discoveries of man and of all the theories advanced on innumerable subjects we can find to-day only a very few which have not been changed , improved , or rejected and it is perfectly natural and right that it should be so , for no one mind is powerful enough , no one life long enough to learn all that the world contains or all that it is capable of producing , and in this case what is true of one mind or of one life is equally true of a hundred or of a thousand . All the preceding generations have been able , ...
PETRARCA [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
PETRARCA ^ | || RANCESCO PETRARCA , one of the most famous poets of ? # ;!} wnom Italy boasts , was born at Arezzo , July 20 , 1304 . His father believing that law was the only royal road to fame and honor , sent him abroad for the purpose of preparing him for the bar . The youth , however , soon became disgusted with the laborious and plodding work which was necessary in order to prepare him for his profession , abandoned the study of the law , and substituted something more congenial to his tastes and which , instead of being a drudgery , was to him a pleasure , and served to satisfy the eager cravings of his soul . He obtained some copies of Cicero and Virgil and instead of continuing to plod on through his voluminous law books , now spent his days and nights in the perusal and contemplation of his cherished literary treasures . He had enjoyed himself but a short time , with his new friends when his father paid him a flying visit and , finding his law books thrown aside while his...
ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . THE ILLINI , PUBLISHED MONTHLY , AT THE BDITQRIAIJ STATP : S . A . BULLARD , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF . C . J . BILLS . BUSINESS AGENT . Department of I M . SAVAGE , Department of &lt; H , M . BEARDSLEY , Literature and Science , 1 MARY LARNED . History and Education 1 FRANK A . BROWN Local Department , MARY L . PAGE , FRANK A . DEAN . TERMS : § 1 . 00 per year , in advance . All articles for insertion should be sent the Chief Editor , and all business communications to the Business Agent , care of ILLINI ,. Champaign , Illinois . ¦^ fSjflllTH THIS number of the ILLINI , this volume ends . With lift ^ this volume , ends the connection of this body of editors with our college paper , all but one being in the class of 78 . Our conr nection with the ILLINI has been very pleasant , although there has been some disagreeable things . In the discharge of our duty to the paper and to the University , we have criticised to some extent whatever we have seen wor...
UNIVERSITY NOTES . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
UNIVERSITY NOTES . Commencement week . Let s take Calisthenics . No bogus programmes . See the Juniors with evergreens . Examinations close Tuesday morning . The battalion had extra drill last week . That Senior oration , where did I here it before ? The Senior class wants another committee , three members have no offices . There is a large , number of visitors at the University . Commencement brings them . The Senior examinations occurred nearly two weeks ago . The struggle on their theses is also over . The Juniors have done some fine work in the decoration of the chapel . Have they put up that fountain ? Base ball has its cover knocked off . There is nothing but literary exhibitions and entertainments this week . Quite a large number of the students are going out this summer in the canvassing business . Haskells map is the subject . The Senior class song was written and composed by Miss Emma Page . It is one of the finest that has ever appeared at the University . The Regent has ...
EXCHANGES . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
EXCHANGES . ?§«* * HAD positively given up the Besom ; we thought it was dead , and ^ fs ^ swfl J tIS as we were preparing our funeral oration , closing a beautiful sen- • tSjlS- fence with , peace be to its ashes , the office boy brought in the mail and among others was that veritable sheet , the Besom . We were not mad ; nor did ask our right hand assistance to lead in a divine benediction ; but we smole a grim smile in spite of the days of agony spent in working up that oration . All that labor must go to the winds . We resigned to the decree of the fates . After a struggle at recovery , we opened that gem of the w r est . We began to devour . Nowi it has been said by some one (?) , that some things in the mouth are sweet as honey , but when they get elsewhere are bitter . But the Besom is not one of them . It : is bitter all the way through . We first read of a complaint against the legislature for treating the university so insignificantly . It gives the statements of the amoun...
COLLEGE NEWS AND CLIPPINGS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
COLLEGE NEWS AND CLIPPINGS . ( JSsSgjHERE IS no sort of wrong deed of which a man can bear the punishW- ^ lSlSf ment alone ; you cant isolate yourseif , and say that the evil which is in ? SlP y ° u shall not spread . Men s lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe ; evil spreads as necessarily as disease . —George . Eliot . What s the difference , asked a teacher in aiithmetic , between one yard and two yards ? A fence ! said Tommy Beales . Then Tommy sat on the ruler 14 times . The University of Virginia has only twenty fraternities . Pity the Freshman at rushing time . Mr . Gladstone has be elected lord of Glasgow University , to succeed the Earl of Beaconsfield . There are 21 Universities in the German Empire , with 1 , 250 professors and somewhat more than 17 , 000 students . A Senior , after studying his astronomy lesson the other night , threw off his boots , rumpled his hair ; and wrote the following : Oh , Astronomy ! oft our hearts refuse The ...
f . I . IT . I > IRE € TORY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
f . I . IT . I &gt; IRE € TORY . Spring Term , 1878 . STUDENTS GOVERNMENT . EXECUTIVE . President , J . F . Whitlock . Vice-President , F . A . Dean . Secretary , H . Hauser . Treasurer , Nettie Kimberlain Marshal , Geo . Page . JUDICIARY . Chief Justice , J . L . Pollock . 1 st Ass ct . Justice , F . A . Brown . 2 nd C . J . Bills . Pros . Attorney . M ! Savage . LEGISLATIVE . President , F . A . Dean . Vice-President , E . E . Hardin . Secretary , S . A . Bullard . AssH . Secy ., Nettie McAllister . Members of Senate . Nettie Mcllistor , 3 Kittie Baker , 2 Augusta Batchelder , 3 S . A . Bullard , 2 II . M . Beardsley , 3 R . P . Coburn , 2 F . W . Hatch , 3 R . R . Conklin , 2 H . C . Gould , 3 Ida Estep , 1 W . A . Thompson . 3 Kittie Bacon 1 V . White , ^ W . W . Travis , 2 ¦ F . E . Walker , 1 C . G . Neeley , 2 E . E . Harden , 1 F . W . Hawkinson . 2 E . O . Lee , 1 J . A . McLane , 1 ILLINI . Executive Committee—S . A . Bullard M . Savage , L . Taft , F . A . Brown ,...
Page 36 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
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LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC . UNCERTAIN GLIMMERS THROUGH THE SHADOWY VALE . ^ . / :. 8 §| e ll ! WHITHER from the range of mortal ken Vif ^ trlV Shalt thou be walled , O my timorouus heart , v ••• Cr .:. .:- When life s deep fountain , petrified with fear To longer bailie Natures stern decree—Supremacy of silence and decay—I lath yielded up its rhvthm and its joy ? Have all things , then , a common destnv ? And must thou e en lie dormant as the rock ? Yet if thou shouldst , shall lifes profoundest Deep Refuse lor aye to waft thy spirit back ? Tho thou shouldst die , perchance that self-same voice Which called thee into being and whose word Not void returneth , yet which may consign For sonic great end to death s humility May sometime rift its aridness and call The fountain of thy adoration forth . But who doth know what even now exists ; And who , far more , may tell what is to be ? Tho man hath dreamed that life is absolute And boundless , since its compass none may view , Yet who shal...
f . I . IT . !»! SRK € TORY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 June 1878
f . I . IT . !»! SRK € TORY . Spring Term , IS J S . STUDENTS GOVERNMENT . EXKCUTIVE . President , J . F . Whitlock . Iiee-J resiileut , F . A . Dean . Secretary , 11 . I lauscr . Treasurer , Nettie Kimherlain Marshal , Cjeo . Page . Jlim-iAKV . Chiej Justice , J . L . Pollock . / . &lt;/ Ass cl . Justice , F . A . Urown . aid C . J . IJ . Ils . Pros . AtorncA . M . Savage . j LEGISLATIVE . J / resilient , F . A . Dean . Vice-President , E . E . Hardin . j Secret , try , S . A . Bullard . , - ¦ l . &lt; . &lt; / . . - V &lt; V &gt; , NetLie McAllister . t / em !&gt; ers of Senate . Nettie Me . . Uisicr , 3 Kittie Baker , 2 Augusta 1-latehelder . 3 S . A . Billiard , 2 II . . M . BcanWcv , 3 l &lt; ¦ P . C .-l .-uru , 2 K . W . i latch . 3 R . R . Conklin , 2 il . C . ( iould , 3 Ida Estep , 1 V- . A . Thompson . 3 Kiltie Bacon 1 I- . W liiK-. 3 W . W . Travis , 2 ¦ F . E . Walkir , 1 C . &lt; i . Ncclcy , 2 E . E . Hard...
THE ILLINI , [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 October 1878
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 October 1878
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LITERARY DEPARTMENT . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 October 1878
LITERARY DEPARTMENT . TO THE 1 . 1 . U . God prosper long- our foster Mother ! *! ifli EAR ALMA - MATER , young and fair , ^ fpjj Only a decade s life is thine ; ? Wlr Yet sacred Memories everywhere Around thy walls begin to twine . It is not from a rock y height , Thy towers greet the morning sun , But ere Auroras golden light Seems full trom darkness to have sprung , Far o er the praries level plain , Hastens the light to meet with thee ; And now in every window pane , Thy golden greeting there I see . No towering trees aroundjthee stand , No histry as at Oxford ^ old , Where e en the air on every hand Seems overflowed with thoughts of gold . No youth have wandered in thy halls , Whose names the centuries hold dear , No music lingers in thy walls , That lives within a nations ear . No nation s heart has called to thee In troubled times , to give thy youth—With thoughts to make the nation free Their warm heart-blood to shed for truth . No mystic mottoes strangely wrought , Adorn th...
WANDERINGS OF A BREEZE .-AN ALLEGORY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 October 1878
WANDERINGS OF A BREEZE .-AN ALLEGORY . ld 8 B WAS J UST AT TWILIGHT ; and I sat at my study winIrPft dow . All day long the fiery sun had poured out upon the parched earth his torrents of heat . Tired of study , I had pushed away my books and sat gazing at the few light fleecy clouds that gathered in the horizon and wiping the perspiration from my brow . The clouds were tinged with a glow of golden light , as though the gates of paradise were open . I could almost feel the pleasure of the shade beneath the evergreen trees , where there is never too much heat or cold , when the leaves of the tree beside me rustled , as though they were whispering some good news to one another , and I felt upon my brow the gentle touch of the evening breeze . As though by magic the sultry day and the struggles of my study hours were all forgotten , and closing my eyes I leaned back in my chair to listen to the murmuring leaves and dream . As the cooling breeze tossed my hair about I thought I heard a ...