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ASKS BIG DAMAGES [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
ASKS BIG DAMAGES . Bricklayer Sues City of Cham * paign for $ 5 , 000 Balm for Accident . * CIRCUIT COURT CONVENED V % . Anna Smith Tells Tale of Marital Woe ^ j Docket Entries Yesterday . hr — Judge Philbrick convened circuit court this morning after it liad been adjourned since Thursday . The session was occupied by the damage suit of Deak Veachi , a brick layer agaiusj the City of Champaign . Mr . Veach claims that he received injuries by falling into an open manhole , and he asks for $ 5 , 000 damages . The case was not ended yesterday . Anna Smith vs . William II . Smith for divorce , was a new case entered on the docket yesterday . In her bill of particulars , Mrs . Smith charges her husband with extreme and repeated cruelty , and furthermore says that he has deserted her several times , the last time being three years ago , since ¦ which time he has failed to return . Mr . Smith , tho defendant husband , has Hied the answer to the suit in which he says that he did . not deser...
MILITIA REORGANIZATION . " [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
MILITIA REORGANIZATION . War College Report Made Public by Secretary Root . Slate a 0 rgunizatiou Given Five Years lo - Reach Standard ol Excellence and Quality for Regular Army Equipment . finalizing that every city , town and hamlet in the United States has vital interests in the workings of the new militia law to which he has given much study , Secretary Hoot has ordered to be made public the report which the war college board , at his request , prepared , explaining and commenting upon the various provisions of tiie law , their proper interpretation , and the best means for putting them into operation . The secretary has not approved the boards report , but he desires that it shall- be given wide circulation , so that the ollicers of the militia of the various states may have the opportunity of discussing with the department the advisability of its adoption . Under the law the original militia are given until January 21 , VMS , to adopt the organization , armament and discipline...
A STRANGE VISITOR [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
A STRANGE VISITOR Landlord Garrigan s Experi * ence With William Smith of Thomasboro . DINED ON ASSAFOETIDA . Fear of Getting Smallpox May ! Have Driven Him CrazyRelatives Come . William Smith , a young man from Thomasboro , is detained at the police station in this city , pending the arrival of his father , Samuel Smith , a farmer residing in the vicinity of that town . It is thought his mind is unbalanced , i He came to the Columbian hotel Monday night and engaged lodging for that night . Soon after Landlord Garrigan s attention was attracted by his strange actions , and after investigating called in the officers and he was taken to the city building . From his rambling utterances , it is thought he has gone daft over the study of religion . He imagines that the whole world is going to the bad , and that he has the power of righting matters . About 4 oclock yesterday afternoon he became , tired of being shut in all day , and proceeded to smash the window glass in the jail . He is ...
WILL MEET ON FRIDAY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
WILL MEET ON FRIDAY . Champaign County Teachers Interested in Gathering at Bloomington . WATTS ON THE PROGRAM . Bloomington Preparing to Enter * tain a Thousand Delegates to the Meeting . Champaign county teachers are looking forward with much interest to the i meeting of the Central association at Bloomington Friday and Saturday . County Superintendent Watts and Superintendent Carter of Champaign , are on the program , which has appeared in The Courier . Says the Bloomington Pantagraph : Arrangement ^ jiave been made for the accommodation of about 1 , 000 visitors to the teachers meeting which will be held in this city Friday and Saturday . From 050 to GOO will be taken care of at the hotels , while accommodations for four hundred more have been made in homes irr this city . Superintendent Stableton , who is arranging this matter , hopes to get accommodations for about 400 more , in case they are needed . It is pretty hard to figure on just how many delegates it will be necessary t...
II ¦¦!¦« . ^ , THE SPIERING QUARTET [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
II ¦¦!¦« . ^ , THE SPIERING QUARTET Wizards of Stringed Instruments at the Chapel . Filth Number ot Choral Society Course Is Greeted by a Large AudienceWork Is Lauded . Four persons who might justly bo termed wizards on string instruments , played at the University chapel last evening , the occasion being the appearance of the Spiering quartet aa the fifth number in the choral society ; course . The Quartet were not strangers here , .. and received a hearty welcome . A program of classical music , severely so at times , was given , and the four musicians were applauded and applauded . The personnel of the organization was Theodore Spiering , first violin ; Ottq Roehrborn , seconds violin ; William Diestel , viola ; Herman Diestel , cello . *^ 6 The most pretentious number was the opening one—the famous Beethoven quartet in G major . The different movements were superbly and deftly executed . Haydn s theme and variations of the Austrian national hymn was a beautiful number . Mr . $ S...
HARRY STRATTON'S TROUBLES 'i [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
HARRY STRATTONS TROUBLES i ° ^ Young Man Accused of Tampering With jt Opposing Witness . , i » ¦ .. * M - S Young Harry Stratton , the former t * Champaign resident , and University p student , is having troubles of his own 1 ^ , in his fight for his father s millions . Says a dispatch from Colorado Springs ¦ ¦ -. recently : Attorneys for . the execui , torsv ^ wproponents of the will of the i lat e W ., )*&gt; . Stratton yesterday filed . • In the district court a mb- ¦ lion to discharge . the entire h panel of jurors now in attendance on % the court , from which a jury was to \ , • be selected to try the Stratton will L • contest . It is alleged that I . Harry \ x Stratton , the son , who , has been con- \ • , * testing the will , and his attorneys have &amp; ; been attempting in an unlawful and * corrupt manner to ascertain the opin- £ &gt; , . , ions , of the jurors on the subject of the Jfi \ contest , and have arranged with permfc •¦ , sons to unlawfull...
TEMPERANCE TALKS BEGIN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
TEMPERANCE TALKS BEGIN . Dr . Tracy lo Give Fir &amp; t of Series of Illustrated Lectures . » Beginning next Thursday . night , March 20 , at the First M . E . church , Dr .. N . W . Tracy , the Kentucky tem1 perance evangelist , will begin a series of illustrated gospel temperance meetings . ¦ Dr . Tracy is one of the ablest temperance lecturers on the American platform . Wherever he goes great crowds of people attend his meetings . No church or hall holds the people who want to hear him . • His addresses are illustrated with fine stereopt . icon views and moving pictures . Do not forget , that these lectures begin next ( Thursday night . at 7 : 30 . Admission free . .
MANY BEING VACCINATED . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
MANY BEING VACCINATED . Local Physicians Are Busy With the Serum These Days . Urbana physicians are busy these days . The smallpox at Danville has caused i many to take the precaution of being vaccinated , and the physicians offices are thronged . Drug stores are doing a good business with patent shields which prevent irritation and which have a glass face over the wound so that Its progress may be noted . . To Run Motor Cars . The Peoria Motor Coach company begin April 1 the running of a lino of motor cars between Peoria and East Peoria .
WHITAKER WRIGHT , FAMOUS LONDON PROMOTER . . ————~— [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
WHITAKER WRIGHT , FAMOUS LONDON PROMOTER . . ————~— Whttaker Wright was arrested in New York last week on the chare © of having defrauded English capitalists and investors to the tune of $ 50 , 000 X 00 . In the companies which he- organized he was assisted by some of the most prominent men of Great Britain , among- them the iate Lord Dufferln , and it Is rumored that even royalty itself Is entangled In the meshes of the Wright scanttal . The grea . t promoter will be taken to London In a few days , extradition papers being now on the way . Our sketch Is from the New York Herald , and Is the work of Henry Murphy .
LIQUID AIR EXPERIMENTS ' [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
LIQUID AIR EXPERIMENTS F . I ) . Rugg Will Lecture at Elk Auditorium . Most Interesting Experiments in the Use ol Liquid Air and an Instructive lecture on the Subject . F . D . Uugg , an old Champaign boy , was in the city yesterday . Mr . Kugg is the supreme president of the Fraternal insurance organization known as the jtoyal Circle . lie has also developed into a lecturer of some renown since lie left Champaign and his special business at this time is to arrange with the Elks for a date under the auspices of the lodge for a lecture , during which he makes some moat intensely interesting demonstrations and experiments . These experiments are for the purpose of showing the large range of possibilities in the use of liquid air . The range of temperature is from 3 , 500 degrees above zero to IJ 12 degrees below zero ., -The lecturer boils liquid air on ! a cake of ice , burns it , making a light I of great brilliancy ; a kettle of liquid air placed over a lire will form ice while in ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
» - Hehd oi Peoria Diocese Will Return to His Home Today . r 1 1 Word has been received from Bishop ¦ T . Ij . Spalding that he will return to Peoria this week , the labors of the an1 thracite strike commission , of which lie was a member , having been con1 eluded and the report made to Presii dent Koosevelt several day ^ ago . The [ noted leorian has taken an active part ¦! in the workings of the commission , 1 and has accumulated a vast amount j of knowledge concerning the labor 1 conditions in the east , which will no 1 doubt be arranged into an interesting volume in the near future . Father Cannon , of St . Patrick s , will go to Peoria soon to arrange for the ; dedication of the new church .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
ARE GIVEN AN INCREASE . Seclion Foremen on P . 4 E . Are Given Raise . from March 1 . All the section foremen on the P . &amp; E-. division of the Big Four with the exception of the foremen at Pekin and Bloomington , whose salaries were increased a year ago , when the men on their section struck , have been notifled that their salaries have been Increased and that the increase will date I j from the 1 st of Alarch . The increase ^ 11 amount from two to six dollars porVnonth , according to the length of the saction the men have charge of , but in no case will the raise ( amount to less than two dollars . The P . &amp; E . company state in their circular announcing the increase they realize that the price of living has increased in the past few years so that the men can hardly exist under the old scale of wages , and that they therefore have decided to increase the wages of * the men correspondingly . .
RAYNOR-FITZHUGH NUPTIALS . > s [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
RAYNOR-FITZHUGH NUPTIALS . &gt; s i Brooklyn Man lo Wed Champaign Belle , Tonight . ^ The wedding of Miss Anna Raynor and Mr . John L . Fibshugh , of Brooklyn , N . Y ., will take place in . Champaign this evening ,-and will be a social event of importance . Miss Eaynor is tho daughter of Mr . and Mrs . E . N . Raynor , and has been prominent c in Champaign social affairs . J
THORNTON SN ^ L WILL WED . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
THORNTON SN ^ L WILL WED . ! Announces Engagement to iMiss Harriet Staadon oi the Storks Company . Thornton Snell will be married in the fall to Harriet Standon one of the cast of The Storks company . The wedding will occur In Boston . Young Snell , whose father was a banker in Clinton and Bloomington , and whose grandfather is , the famous and eccentric millionaire , Colonel Snell , at Clinton , came into fame and notoriety two years ago through his marriage to a Michigan girl whom he met at Harbor ; Point . They ran away and married , and , later went to . his mothers at Bloomington , wlwCe - they lived until one day the yoirhg husband claimed to have found his wife and his best and closest friend in a compromising position in the « nell home . It was the social ^ as . wen , as . the . leg . a ! ,. seiuatidn of years . , As things goc . pre . ty hot , he alleged co-respondent confessed that Snell had arranged the scene with , him so that Snell could get a divorce . There-were laws...
DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINED [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINED . Domestic Science Club Passes an Afternoon With Mrs . George . The Domestic Science club was entertained yesterday afternoon by Mrs . D . B . iGeorge at her home , on West White street , Champaign . By the Urbana members present , the gathering was pronounced one of the most delightful of the year ., The program proved to be of unusual interest . Following it came ¦ an slegant supper , served in courses .. The music for the occasion was furnished by Miss Eliabeth Quirk .
FHE ORGAN FUND PROSPERS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
FHE ORGAN FUND PROSPERS . ! . . Committee Has $ 1 , 700 of Necessary $ 2 , 500 Raised Already . &lt; % The Baptist organ fund is ptosperng . Yesterday the committee in charge jf the campaign for the new organ rejorted that § 1 , 700 of the required ? 2 , 500 had been pledged .. . There is no loubt that the remaining sum will be • . • aised , and the church will soon have ts organ , which will be a $ 3 , 000 Initrumeut . The grand piano now in ise at the church will be turned in . or $ 500 on the purchase price . , Want More Room . v The B roadlands department stare .-.. ., ; ) urchased storerooms in which to con- ¦ &gt; tuct its business for § 10 , 500 . , V ; Smith Will Speak . - \ i William Hawley . Smith will bo the .- • ommencement speaker at Fairbury , ;• , *; i tine 8 . , - ¦ ¦ [ ¦ : ¦ ,