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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

THEILLINI, PRINTED AT THE ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . CHAMPAIGN , ILLINOIS . COiTIEniTTS : A Venetian Legend of American Discovery A . C . J . 99 Fifteen Minutes in a Bagging Factory 100 Irrigation in Colorado . * 10 3 Science and Belief K . 105 Marbh . il Lannes 10 $ What Shall be Taught in Our Public Schools - . H . D . 112 The School of the Fine Arts , Pai is , . C . H . Blackall . 115 Editorial ,.. . -. 11 9 University Notes • 121 Directory \ 127 - JANUARY , 1879 .

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

SAM.DALLENBACH,y^fltX DEALER IN j ^ T ^ * V ° ^^ \ WATCHES , CLOCKS & JEWELRY , 1 ®^ % ^^^!! No . 14 Main Street , Champaign , 111 .. \^ . M (^^^^^^^^^ W J Repairing Done Promptly and in a Workmanlike Manne r \ - ^^ ~* ±$ fW 7 y jN ?^ vyy AT LOW RATES . ¦¦ N ^ L ^ S ^ Compliments of - ¦ 4 ^^ k JESAXTON & CO ^ ggH STUDENTS- 3 $ L And for anything in ^^ Sv ^^ kk , the stationery line give ^ ¦ H ^^ R us a call . Full stock flRl , _ and lowest prices . ^ 63 F ? -- ^ -M- -3 ! S OakSt ., SofDoaneHouse . ^ H ^ tf ^ W ^* T . -w . s-urarn ^ -x ^ X ) , STITCHED BOOTS A SPECIALTY . REPAIRING NEATLY DONE . TIERNAN S BLOCK , 14 , MAIN ST ., URBANA , ILLINOIS . UNIFORMS $ 20 . 00 ! Made to order of Govt Standard Cadet Grey . Other clothing cheap in proportion . C . W . PALMER , AGENT FOR WANAMAKER & BROWNE Great Philadelphia Clothing House At ILT . INI office every afternoon from tog . GREEN & IRVIN , B ^ EBEES , ( University Avenue , East Side . ) ...

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A VENETIAN LEGEND OF AMERICAN DISCOVERY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

A VENETIAN LEGEND OF AMERICAN DISCOVERY . i 4 | ii F WHAT RACE , or from what point of the old world the ? ? fp @ Western Hemisphere received its first inhabitants must ever remain a mystery ; but certain it is that the European scholars had long been acquainted with a legend to the effect that beyond the western ocean lay a rich and fruitful land . A Venetian legend asserts that about the year 13 S 0 , Nicholo Zeno fitted out a vessel in which he intended to visit England ; but by a terrible tempest he was driven out of his course , and wrecked upon an island called Friseland , supposed to be one of the Terroe or Faroe group , where he remained some years , being joined there by his brother , Antonio Zeno . Antonio afterwards wrote home to a younger brother , Carlo , who remained at Venice , an account of a tale brought to Friseland by a certain fisherman , who alleged that twenty-six years previous he had sailed from Friseland on a fishing excursion , but was driven by a mighty te...

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FIFTEEN MINUTES IN A BAGGING FACTORY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

FIFTEEN MINUTES IN A BAGGING FACTORY . •^ jf llOUBTLES many of us hav been in woolen or cotton cloth ? s | gsSi manufactories and watched with interest the transformation of T saw . . • the white fleece of wool , or the snowy tufts of cotton , into fabrics for the use of man throughout the land , or perhaps throughout the civilized world : and as we hav stood in admiration of the surrounding machines , which seemed almost possessed with intelligence as they kept up their busy hum , drowning the voices of the operatives whose only duty was to se that the hungry mouths of the machines wer kept ful , we could not , if of a thoughtful turn of mind , but go back in the history of the arts and carefully trace up the history of this one branch until we arrived at that one branch which we now studied . The thousands of spindles , the scores of op erativs , the number of looms all set us to thinking of mans progres in history , and under such an influence there is no power that could force u...

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IRRIGATION IN COLORADO . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

IRRIGATION IN COLORADO . ^ ppjERHAPS it may be of interest to show at first , something about sSlf irrigation in general : where it is conducted , how long it has been practiced , and some of its notable examples . In the tropical countries of Mexico , Egypt , as well as other parts of Africa , Arabia , Persia , India , and , contrary to the general idea that irrigation is found only in tropical countries , in the temperate countries of Peru , the United States , Great Britain , France , Spain and Italy , we find irrigation , the first application of science to agriculture , employed to-day . Irrigation was used by the ancient Romans , Egyptians , Assyrians , Babylonians and Chinese . In proof of its antiquity , we find in Deut . xi , 10 , and Gen . xii , 10 , references to the use of irrigation . The valley of March in Yemen in Arabia , was irrigated by water from a reservoir made by a dam two miles long and one hundred and twenty-five feet high , constructed probably before the ti...

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SCIENCE AND BELIEF . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

SCIENCE AND BELIEF . -af ^ UHlT HAS ever been the tendency of man to form an opinion on S ^ iplf whatsoever he observes in nature or is supposed to observe , and } \ q § S A L this opinion , whether correct or false , constitutes his belief . We generally find this belief governed either by popular , local or traditional pre- judices , which have produced great results in the progress of the human family . It seems ridiculous to us now in looking over the world s history and noticing what great effect belief has had upon the ancient and even modern nation , to see millions and millions of lives sacrificed to defend a belief which would be to us simply nonsensical . And is it not horrible when we consider the amount of human blood that has been spilled and truth lost , simply to gratify the fanciful and seemingly p leasing conceptions of narrow-minded , bigoted and ignorant peoples and individuals ? It is needless to search the history of the past for evidence , when the majority of ...

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MARSHAL LANNES . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

MARSHAL LANNES . «^| € KHE YEAR 176 9 was an eventful one , for it ushered into being ? ?^ p Napoleon , Wellington , Ney , Lannes and many other of the master-spirits which afterward swayed Europe . Jean Laiine * , not the least of these , was born in a small village of Normandy , France . His parents were very poor , and in consequence , could give him no education except what could be acquired at the parish schools , then under the direction of the priests . At the age of seventeen he was bound out as an apptentice to a dyer , but soon tiring of this occupation , he ran away and enlisted in a regiment of volunteers . By his address and activity he raised himself to the command of a battalion . From this he was discharged in 1 795 on the recommendation of a committee of the convention . Determined not thus to be thrown out of employment , Lannes followed Napoleon into Italy , and there , side by side with Murat , Nassena and Victor , began his brilliant career . At Milesimo he firs...

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WHAT SHALL BE TAUGHT IN OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS ? [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

WHAT SHALL BE TAUGHT IN OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS ? fSwili * ^ QUESTION , as yet , has never been satisfactoril y an- ^ Sg swered . It is a difficult task to furnish a course which shall be satisfactory and meet all possible cases . Even after years of experience the leadidg educators differ widel y in their choice of studies . What follows in this article is a theory advanced by one of our leading men in the educational affah-s of the State . The substance of it applies more properly to the intermediate schools than to the hi gh schools of our cities . Prof . Hall , late candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction in this State , in an address to the people , made some suggestions as to changes in the studies of public schools . Though it is somewhat ot a departure from the old , yet there is something in it that we would do weli to reflect upon . He states , that the greater part of our pupils leave school , unable to read intelligibly the best parts of a newspaper , ignorant of t...

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THE SCHOOL OF THE FINE ARTS , PARIS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

THE SCHOOL OF THE FINE ARTS , PARIS . ^ ffjjJT MAY NOT BE uninteresting to the read e rs of the ILLINI * SfjSSJ - to hear some facts in regard to the Ecole des Beaux Arts , a school which has had an existence of two hundred and thirty years , and now ranks the whole world in the department of artistic education . The superiority of the French art of to-day , is due in a large measure to the careful , thorough training which this school affords . In the very beginning of its career , which , upon the suggestion of Colbert , Louis XIV added this to the other monuments of his spirit for improvement , the Ecole des Beaux Arts selects one particular line ot training for its pupils , adopting the Latin and Greek art as standard , and ever since has this been the teaching of the school . It may be said that the pupils lose a great deal by so entirely neglecting the riches of medeasval art , but in return the school does an excellent thing for the French artists ; it teaches them to know on...

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EDITORIAL . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

EDITORIAL . ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . BDITORIAXJ STAPP : HENRY M . BEARDSLEY , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF . C . J . BILLS , BUSINESS AGENT . Literary , Science and Art , Education , History and Biography , NETTIE MCALLISTER , W . A . THOMPSON , R . P . COBURN , H . S . I . EWELLIN . Local Department , W . N . BUTLER and L . TAFT . TERMS : $ 1 , 00 per year , in advance . All articles for insertion should be sent the Chief Editor and all business communications to the Business Ajrent , care of ILLINI , Champaign , Illinois . - ^ SEHE I LLINI wishes its subscribers and exchanges a Happy New ? f ^ ip | Year . Not being at home on New Year s day , the ILLINI did not receive cals . Nevertheless , any aood-looking young lady or gentleman with a greenback dollar , notwithstanding resumption , will be at any time kindly received ; and will have her or his name registered on the subscription list . ( After received in the above sentence , we were going to add embraced , but as this part would ha...

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UNIVERSITY NOTES . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

UNIVERSITY NOTES . Frozen steam pipes ar a success . N . B . Coffman is Urbana editor of the Gazette . Ida Falls , 76 , is assistant in Frank Starr s school at Camargo . There seems to have been considerable interest in the college election this term . Miss Mary Searle , 80 , and Mr . Clark Searle , 78 are both teaching near Rock Island . Mr . Frank Lydick , having a severe attack of nostalgia , has returned to his-home in Salem . The University locals are : Gazette , C . J . Bills ; Union , J . G . Allison ; Herald , W . W . Travis . The Gazette mustn t charge our spelling-reform eccentricities to our proof-reader . Jimmie Rogers , of Warner , was obliged to return home shortly after vacation , owing to illness . Burnap & Edgar is the name of a new firm in Jerseyville . The first name is that of Henry Burnap , of 79 . None of the societies , except the Philomathean , met on the first Friday of the term , on account of cold rooms . Students are unreasoning beings ; so wh...

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Page 31 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

.pliliiiJiiiililil^iliiiiii^ MECHANICAL AND MILITARY BUILDING . The first floor is occupied by the Mechanical and Architectural laboratories of the schools of Mechanical Engineering and of Architecture-. These laboratories are amply equipped with machinery and appliances . The iron and wood working machinery is almost constantly in action , driven by steam power . The engine is 16 nominal horse-power , of the automatic , or variable cut-off pattern . The line of iron shafting is 72 feet long . . The practice in these laboratories is equivalent , in effect , to a s-chool in Mechanical Art , Design and Construction . The instruction begins with the use of the tools in the production of the elementary forms met with in construction , especial attention being given to the shape and best condition of cutting tools and the proper manipulation in the sharpening and use of the same . This practice represents a number of shops such as the pattern worker s , the blacksmith s , thefiter s , th...

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lU !« # ija JLn % m & te % ul Wn && K & i % U + [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

lU !« # ija JLn % m & te % ul Wn && K & i % U + URBANA , CHAMPAIGN COUNTi , ILLINOIS . . This ; State University , founded jointl y by . the United States and the . State of Illinois ^ offers Unsurpassed Facilities for ; . Education in the . following departments : ¦ • • ¦ L • The College of Agriculture , including the School of . Agriculture and the j School of Horticulture . . / i ; TI ... The College of Engineering , including the Schools of . Mechanical Engineer in g , of Civil Engineering , of Mining Engineering , and of Architecture . • III . The College vf Natural Science , including the Schools of Chemistry ; of Natural History , and of Domestic Science • . IV .- . The College of Literature and Science , including the schools of English and Modern Languages , and of Ancient Languages . Besides these there are the School of Commarce , of Art and Design , and of Military Tactics / . - ¦ r . ;¦ . ¦ . • - ADMISSION : ^ ¦¦ . : . . ....

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Page 33 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

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A Yl-XUTIAX U-XiliXI ) OF AMERICAN DISCOVERY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 January 1879

A Yl-XUTIAX U-XiliXI ) OF AMERICAN DISCOVERY . »? £ ¦ . . fltfji F WHAT RACE , or from what point of the old world the \; f • • . Western Hemisphere received its first inhabitants must ever remain a mystery ; hut certain it is that the European scholars had long been acquainted with a legend to the effect that beyond the western ocean lay a rich and fruitful land . A Venetian legend asserts thai about the year 13 S 0 , Nicholo Zeno lilted out a vessel in which he intended to visit England ; but by a terrible tempest he was driven out of his course , and wrecked upon an island called Friseland , supposed to be one of the Terroe or Faroe group , where he remained some years , being joined there by his brother , Antonio Zeno . Antonio afterwards wrote home to a younger brother , Carlo , who remained at Venice , ah account of a tale brought to Friseland by a certain fisherman , who alleged that twenty-six years previous he had sailed from Friseland on a fishing excursion , but was drive...

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