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THE PLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
THE PLEDGE. 1. I will give the Illinolß Wesleyan Universitv my actlvo influence and support, by "turning the attention of young people to its merits, by pointing out tu men and women of wealth its needs and opportunities and by every other practicable means In my power. - 5 I will forward to the officers of the university, from time to time, as I have opportunity, such information as will further the above object. 2. I will pay annually, on tho Ist day of January, for tho flvo consecutive years following tho date of this pledge, the sum of 'dollars, to the treasuier ef the Illinois Wesleyan University, to be used for euch purposes as the trustees of said university may determine. , i •s» Signed •* Date 1 •The unit of giving Is understood to bo $5 annually, but it is hoped that many will subscribe more than that. It is proposed to raise J5.000 a year for flvo years Id this ,'&gt; - * v Tho above plan -will be presented for 'action at,tue,soml-ccntennlnl meeting on Wednesday f...
PREPARATORY EXERCISES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
PREPARATORY EXERCISES. —The anuual graduating exercises of tho preparatory school of the Wesleyun wore held last night at S o'clock in Amie chapel. There~were eighteen'members of the class and a large audlenco assembled to hoar the programme. The graduates had seats upon tho stage, which was decorated with palms and potted plants.. The college colors, ,olive nnd vshlto, • were dinped about the galleiy of the chape) and the front of the rostrum. * Mr. Rolla B. Flnley, at West Ridge, 111., - president of the clnsb. p.iesided and the .exoicisos were opened with a selection from Jho Wesleyan band. Tho orations wore "all given by giacnates. They were ns follow»: "Education and Countiy Life," L. K. Anthony; "Preparation," B. Frank Brown; "Pioneers," Charles Evelslzei; 'The Marble Wultheth," Fred Hitch. The class history wa.s given by Miss Myia Eielsi/er and the class prophesy by Miss Margueilte Smith. A piano duett wan played by Misses Nellie C. Flske and Eva L. Bogardus. The \arlous part...
THE EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
THE EXAMINATIONS. This morning the last of the examinations will bo hold, all recitations being finished yesterday. In the afternoon nt 2 o'clock,' the annual meeting of the board of tiustees and visitois will be held. The trustees will doubtless select a buccess to Prof. C. W. Grebii, who was the instructor In mathematics and resigned this term. There have been a largo number, of- applicants, but there has been nothing done In the way of a choice yet. Tho matter will be referred to a * committee of the board to niako recommendations. *
THE LAW COMMENCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
THE LAW COMMENCEMENT. This evening, nt 8 o'clock, the annual commencement of the law school, will be held In Amie chnpel. Judge Owen T. Reeves, dean of the law school, will preside. The programme will open with a selection by the oichestra, after which tho invocation will bo ptonounced. Miss Florence. Scibird will render a vocal solo. The oiation will be delivered by Hon. J. H. Rowoll ot this city. Judge Reeves will award tho diplomas and the exercises will close with music by the orchestra. There are eighteen gruduntes r ns follows: J Perry Albertson, Btuco Bright, Rov Church, -Benjamin L. Goodheurt, Morris J. Hlnchclfff, Edgar Napoleon Heater, Edward Merriam Hobllt, M. M. Morrissey, Frank Smith Wilder, Frederick H. Bengel. Floyd Franklin Chutch, Wnlter, V. Dysert, James J. Love', Paul W. Houser, Huber Joseph Light, Henry E. Jacobs, Reed M. Perkins and Gus Milton Wise.
MUSIC AND ORATORY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
MUSIC AND ORATORY. On Wednesday afternoon, at 2:30, In Amle chapel, will be given the annual exercises of v tho College of Music. At the same time the dual field meet between Wesloyan and Bradley will be held on Wilder field. The annual exercises of tho School of Ointory will be held this afternoon, nt 2:30 o'clock, in Amle chapel. -
MOBERLY-WHITE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
MOBERLY-WHITE. Mnrringe'f-ast Ktciilni; of Popular \*oun|r Couplo at ISridu'lt Home oil Kant Chestnut Street. ) —Last evening at 8:30 o'clock nt tho home of the bride's parents, 100 East Chestnut street occurred the marriage "of Mr. Alvin E. Mouerly and Miss Grace E. White. Tho cvomony was performed by Rev. G. A. Scott, of tho First M. E. church in the piesence of the relatives and friends of the contracting parties. Tho house was prettily decorated for tho occasion. After congratulations a wcuV ding supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. Moberly left last evening for a short trip to Chicago, after which they will return to this city and make their future home. Mrs ..Moberly is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .George \V. White, ..and is an accomplished and attractive young woman. She has lived In Blooraington for several years, having formerly made her home in Towandn. Mr. Moberly Is a young man of excellent standing and has lived hero for some time. He no\v-„holds a good position with the Su...
Auctioneers to Meet. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Auctioneers to Meet. —The third'annual convention of Illinois auctioneers will begin today' In Pekin and will continue through Wednesday. Col. J. H: Kirkpatrlck of this city, who is president of the association, will mako several addresses.. Mr. Kirkpntrlclt will respond to the address of welcome by Mr. J. E. Stout, of Pckln. This evening a banquet will be served, at which Mr. Kirkpatrlck .will give the toast, "Our Ladies." Mr&gt; William , Gclse of this city, will.lead In the discussion "The. Successful Auctioneer," on Wed. nesday. Efforts will bo made to get the neu 'convention for Bloomlngton.
Supervisors' Meeting Begins. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Supervisors' Meeting Begins. —The regular Juno session of the board of •supervisors convened at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Reports of ofllceis and the rending of petitions occupied the afternoon. Petitions wero rend from Mr. and Mrs. Purcell asking that their children which were taken fiom thorn be returned and one from Frances L. Holbig and M. Sans asking for a rebate on their taxes of their buildings on Main streot, destroyed b&gt;v Are. Both petitions weie referred to the proper committees for consideration. The report of Sheriff Johnson for the half year ending May 31 showed the total e.'iniliiKs to have been J"2,91G.3-i; total receipts. $2,101.9!). The. total expenses Including saluiles were J1.934.C9 and the amount turned over to the county was ?1C7.20.
A Rebel Parole. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
A Rebel Parole. —Mr. 13. M. Hamilton has in his possession a document very larely soon In this part of the country and- probably hns few duplicates In this county. It is a parole issued by a confederate ollleer during tho civil v&gt;ar. It was made out June IC, 1804, to Andrew,lloudroen, a member,, of an Indiana regiment, who T\as captured by tho rebels, and aftei wards released on this parole. The document 1b a small blue printed slip of -paper in which the name of "the person and tho signature of tho officer are all tho writing. Mr. liendroen died somo years ago and his daughter now lives In this city and has applied for a pension. &lt; ,
Special Police for Jubilee. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Special Police for Jubilee. —Mayor Thomas expects to appoint a number of specfal policemen for duty .in tho city during tho five days of tho Jublleo next week. He has on hand a large number of applications 1 for thcßo temporary positions, and will not lack for material with «hlch to fill them. The number of men who arc willing to take such a job for only a -few days Is a surprising levelation regarding tho'number who appear to bo out of steady work, i ,
WEST SIDE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
WEST SIDE NEWS. —Mr. 11. T.,Summers, the former lineman, has gone to work in the local y»ids as switchman.-' ~ ' | ! —Work has commenced on tho erection of the new tower at the uoilh ond of tho boiler shop, and is progressing rapidly. —A force of men were at work yesterday making an eflort to repair "somo of tho low places in the pavement. It helps some. , i —Tho wrecking derrick was out at Normal yesteiday picking up the remains of tho tank which was destroyed by fire Saturday morning. , &gt; —No. 1 did not get In until I:3o'yesterday afternoon, having four extra coaches and all well fllled. with delogatcs to the meeting of the, Maccabees In Springfield.' —Poles wero distributed yesterday for the new electric lights to be placed in tho Alton yards. Tho work of laying the wires is piogiossing rapidly, and a few weeks will see It completed. » —Word was received yesterday announcing the death of Mr. Harry Barnard, a former Alton brukeninu, at his home In Hellevue, 0. He gave u...
OVERCOME BY HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
OVERCOME BY HEAT. —Fireman Pelton was overcomo by the heat shortly after coming in on No. 1 yesterday. He was firing tho 505, and had an unusually big train for this fast run, and, the work was unusually hard. Just after tho engine was hacked over tho pit, Mr. Folton succumbed to the heat./' The com'-' pany physician was notified and'administered remedies. It Is thought tbat nothing serious will result. i i
Will Try Champaign Next. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Will Try Champaign Next. —Mr. H.'li. •Leavltt, who will conduct Bloomlngton's Jubilee, was in Champaign Snturday getting tho Elks of that city Interested in a street carnival. The members of that lodge bavo taken kindly to Ills suggestions and a, meeting will bo held in *tho near futuio for a final decision. After the Bloominglou carnival Mr. Leavitt goes to Decatur and desires to have the celebration In Champaign for the week beginning July 29. Tbo Champaign Ga/otte says, that 'tho city has never undertaken such on enterprise, and there is every reason to believe that It would bring thousands of visitors to the city, the carnival people agreeing to thoroughly bill It for a radius ot one hundred miles from Champaign. '
To Remodel Lexington Opera House. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
To Remodel Lexington Opera House. —Lexington opera house, which was built in lbbO, by McLean Lodge, No. 20G, I. o.' 0. V., may possibly bo abandone4 and converted into a business building. The matter Is now In the hands ot tbo trustees and will bo settled in tho near future. Tho rental receipts from tho building in tho past, two years havo been so small that those In ehaigu havo about decided to it-ruodel it Into a store room. Slncu the building auditorium at Lexington It has been used in prefeilence to the opera house, | j
Hurt in Ice Cream Freezer. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Hurt in Ice Cream Freezer. —Mr. Harry Phlllos, of'"North Center street, met with a painful accident Saturday evening. He was working aiound an ico cream freezer which Is run by electricity, and in some manner his right hand was caught In the machine. The -third linger on that hand was cut off at the llrst joint, and tho linger was badly brulbed. The Injury will keep him from w orjc for some- time. i
Seven Years in Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Seven Years in Bed. 'Will wonders never cease?" Inquire the friends of Mrs. L. Pease, of Lawrence. Kas. They knew she had been unable to leave her hod in seven years on account ot kidney and liver trouble, nervous prostration and general debility; but, "Throo bottles ot Eclectrlc Bitters enabled tno to walk," the writes, "and In three months 1 felt like a now person." Women suffering from Headache, Backacho, Nervousness. Sleeplessness, Melancholy, Fainting and Dl7zy Spells will find It a priceless bleßßtug. Try It. Satisfaction It guaranteed. Only 50e. W. \V. Marmon and A. E." Stout, Normal, i , I
Veteran of the Kaakakee Line. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Veteran of the Kaakakee Line. —l'robtibly no railroad man lii contral Illinois Is bettor known'than Joo Irwin, of tho Knnknkeo division of tho IlllcoU Central railroad. 110 Is ever) body's trlond and evorybody Is bis friend, too. Ho has boon on the rouil long enough to know everyone alone the lino and he Is "Joo" to thoin all. ISuah morning, rain or shine, flndß-bim ready for the trip from Qlooinlngtou to Kankakee, and at night hack ha comcß again. Ills good-natured faeo Is welcomed by all tiavelots and by ladles especially. A man always feels perfectly wife when ho puts' his wlfo, dnughtor or sister In .charge of "Joo" Irwin,' and knows that she will ho tnken care-of, and that she will roach her destination all right, so far as that Is In the power of Conductor Irwin. Children como to him at .small Htatious with' Mowers und fruit and are highly pleased If he' wavoß his hand at them in passing. Ills extensive nc«iuaiutance and pleasant manner make him Invaluable to tho railroad comp...
Dauson Township Convention. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Dauson Township Convention. —The thirty-first nnnual Sunday Bcbool 'convention was ( held In Padua,' Dawson .township, on Sunday. The Sunday school conventions ot McLean county are growing in Interest and power, uud the olio at Padua was no exception. Every speaker on the progi ammo was present and tho seating capacity.was tested to Its fullest extent. A. J. Pnxlon and Miss Laura V. Gassncr were unanimously elected for president and fcocietnry, respectively. Tho rcbolullon committee brought before tho •commltteo sotn e very helpful - things, which, if carried out, will piovo a gleat blessing to the Sunday school workers of Dawson township. After tho close of tho Bcsslon a teachers' training class was organized by Mrs. Loch ot this city. Among the speakers were J. L. Loar of tills city. Rev. Mr. Prlco of Ellsworth, Rov. J. L. Settles and T. J. Storey of Bloomlugton and L. J. Owen of Leroy. i | ,
Coal Company Elects. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 11 June 1901
Coal Company Elects. , ' —The Nous Coal coropnny of Champaign held a meeting In that city a few days ago and elected officers for a term of three yeais. Dr. *v7. 11. Zorger was elected president; C. Lane and William Sullivan treasurer. Tbo mooting was attended by a man from nearly every department of tbo mlno at Muncic. Mr. C. D. Messenger of Hloomington was also In attendance. Tho company,expect to occupy a now building in Champaign by June 15. Twenty small two-room houses are being built near tbo mines in Muuclo for tlie accommodation of miners. Tbo company is in a prospci ours condition.: