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PURSE FOUND ; MONEY GONE . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
PURSE FOUND ; MONEY GONE . J . \ V . Humphreys Pocketbook Discovered by Mail Carrier Bine . J . W . Humphrey , of 509 West Uhurch street , Champaign , lost a pocketbook Monday afternoon in Urbana . It was an alligator affair and contained $ 100 and live checks on a Chicago firm . Yesterday Mail Carrier Charley Blue found the pocketbook in a mail box at the corner of Green street and Husey avenue . The checks wore stlil there , but the money was gone . Whoever found it evidently appropriated the greenbacks and , stuck the pocketbook in the mail box . There were thirteen bills in the receptacle , one $ 20 , tour $ 10 , and eight $ 5 . ¦ ¦• ¦ ¦!
SOLUTION OF MYSTERY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
SOLUTION OF MYSTERY . Skeleton Found Under New Saliell Building Put There by Boys When the excavation began for the new Saffell building on Main street , some interest was created by the announcement that a skeleton was dug | up beneath the old log cabin . The bones were supposed to have been the relics of an old-time burial . Some light , however , is thrown on the matter by the announcement that several boys interred the bones there for the purpose of creating a little excitement Accepts Position . Fred McKinney , who went to Ceni tralia several days ago , has secured a ! position as fireman on the Illinois J Central running from Oentralia to I Mounds City . Want Mrs . Dunlap . Mrs . H . M . Dunlap , of Savoy , may be chosen by the Kantoul Domestic Science club to give a series of lectures there . «
HAS RENTED GLASCO BAKERY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
HAS RENTED GLASCO BAKERY . Albert Rutledge of Terre Haute to Re-open at ( be Old Stand . Albert Rutledge , of Terre Haute , lnd ., has rented the Glasco bakery on North . Kace street , and has gone to Chicago , where he will purchase an entire new outfit . He will open the bakery for business as soon as he can get his new machinery in place ji Death of Frank Wilde . D . B . Bruffctt went to Ogden yesterday on Masonic business , but had his visit in that place cut short by the receipt of a message announcing the death of Frank Wilde , of Oilman , and has gone to Oilman to conduct the funeral of his brother Mason . Mr . Wildes death was sudden , and came as a great surprise to his friends here .
TO GIVE COLONIAL DINNER . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
TO GIVE COLONIAL DINNER . Annual Atiair to Be Given in Methodist Church Parlors Friday Evening . The ladies society of the M . E . church will give the annual colonial dinner in the church parlors next Friday evening , March 0 . Following the dinner , a novel program has been arranged , beginning at half past eight oclock , in which a colonial party including characters representing the presidents and their wives , will take part . The entertainment alone will be worth the price of the dinner , which will be 25 cents . The ladies are prepare to receive a liberal patronage of all members and friends of the church . Dinner served from 5 to 8 p . m . s
FUNERAL OF MRS . BURKE . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
FUNERAL OF MRS . BURKE . To Be Held This Morning at St . Patrick s Church in This City . The death of Mrs . Michael Burke occurred at the family home seven miles south of the city Monday morning . The deceased was eighty years of age , and was well known throughout this part of the county . Her husband died within the past year . The . funeral will be held this morning , at 10 : 30 o clock at St . Patricks church in this city , and will be in charge of Rev . Father Barry , of the Ihilo church . The burial will be in St . Mary s cemetery .
DEATH OF MRS . LUCINDA KIRBY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
DEATH OF MRS . LUCINDA KIRBY Occurs Monday Night at the Home of Amos Kirby . Mrs . Lucinda Kirby died at the home of Amos Kirby , one half mile north of Carley church Monday night . She was seventy-four years old . The funeral will be held this morning at 11 oclock at Carley church , Kev . Smiley conducting the services . The burial will be in Yearsley cemetery . Was Given Pleasant Surprise . Last evening the friends of Miss Ada llolloway gathered at her home on South Market street to help her , observe her sixteenth birthday . It I was a complete and very agreeable surprise to her . Music and games were indttlged in , ping-pong being one of the games greatly enjoyed by all . She was the recipient of many beautiful gifts from her friends . Refreshments were served during the evening . B
VETO DID NOT MATERIALIZE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
VETO DID NOT MATERIALIZE Home Telephone Company Has Thirty Year Franchise in Champaign . Contrary to expectations , Mayor Mulliken , of Champaign , did not veto the ordinance giving the Home Telephone company a thirty-year franchise . Mayor Mulliken , it had been reported , would refuse to affix his signature to the ordinance because of certain provisions , to which he was said to object . The expected veto failed to materialize , however , at last nights meeting of the Champaign council . The acceptance of the ordinance was recorded . Mayor Mulliken stated to a reporter that certain things he did not like in the ordinance had been changed , and that he was well satisfied with it .
GIRL OWNS MANV HORSES . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
GIRL OWNS MANY HORSES. The Horse Queen of Idaho Is a Young Woman of Nerve and Buslness Ability. Miss Kitty C. Wilkins, a well-known horse raiser of Bruneau, Idaho, believes in the horse. She has been reared in a way that makes her understand him, says a local report. She has a horse ranch all her own. It is not a small ranch. There are thousands of acres under fence and there is an almost unlimited range around it. After closing a contract in Kansas City for 3,000 head of horses she still has nearly 6,000 on the range. In her little principality in Idaho she is queen. She rides and drives alone and unattended all over the great northwestern expanse. "Sometimes I travel as much as 60 miles without seeing a house or sighting a human being," said she, "but I am never afraid. I carry a six-shooter, of course, but I have never had the slightest reason for even thinking of using it." All her employes worship Miss Wilkins, and the swells of the cities, when she visits New York, Chicago, De...
"FRIEND TO NEWSPAPER MEN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
FRIEND TO NEWSPAPER MEN . Qnlt * a . Jfumber IVho Can lioaat ot FenmonaJ Favors from Kins Edward . No monarch , according- to London M . A . P ., has shown a warmer appreciation of newspaper power and newspaper men than King- Edward . There axe quite a number of the latter who can boast of his personal friendship , and are able to show trinkets which he has given them as souvenirs . Several , indeed , belong to his . immediate circle , notable Sir Billy Eussell , the veteran war correspondent of the Times , who was once attached to his suite as honorary private secretary , and has still , I believe , the right to wear the household button when in court dress . King Edward , until the time of his accession to the throne , was in the habit of paying an annual visit to Sir Edward ) Lawson , the editor and proprietor of the London Daily Telegraph , as a sort of recognition for the support which that paper had given to his own and Queen Alexandria s charitable enterprises . At least two ...
WITNESS' CLEVER REPLY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
WITNESS CLEVER REPLY . Wamtt TJsc Stub Pens . It was the young man s first day iu the department store , and when he sorted out the pens to be distributed among the public writing desks he selected fine and medium nibs . The old hand , who superintended the job , told him to put them all back in the box and to pick out stubs instead . Department store letter writers are mostly women , he said , and nine out of ten women use a stub pen these days . It is almost impossible to get them to write with any other kind . Every once in awhile a new man conies along to do the work you are doing this morning , and he , not being- up to the tricks of shoppers , scatters an assortment of fine-pointed pens over the writing tables . The women writers raise no end of a row over a mistake of that kind and insist upon being supplied with the favorite stubs . —Is . Y . Times . Cross-Eyert Original . Miss Clara Barton , the president of the American Red Cross , met in St . Petersburg , where she attend...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
If You Want a Champaign County Farm We Have It. 160 acres east of Urbana, 169 1/2 acres in Somer township, 520 acres in Kerr township, 39 1/2 acres one and one-half miles north of Urbana, 130 acres three miles northeast of Urbana, 150 acres 3 1/2 miles north of Urbana, 100 acres two miles north of Urbana. These are all well If it Is Cheap Land You Are Looking For come and go with us to Kay County, Oklahoma. Excursions the first and third Tuesdays of each month. We go with you. For further particulars call on or address: Coffin &amp; Freeman Real Estate, Loans and Insurance. 107 SOUTH RACE ST. Ground Floor. URBANA, ILLINOIS. THE Packer &amp; Produce Reporter Co. URBANA DAILY COURIER is a good newspaper IT GIVES A SYNOPSIS OF All the News of the World WHILE IT IS FRESH, COVERS THE LOCAL FIELD COMPLETELY IT WILL BE IMPROVED FROM TIME TO TIME AS SUPPORT WILLl WARRANT. Everybody in Urbana wants a Good Local Daily Paper. The way to get it is to subscribe yourself and see t...
THE MlftSU'AMEMCAN DOCTORS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
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FLOOD SUBSIDING . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
FLOOD SUBSIDING . DamaKc at IlttnbnrK from Hijrh Water . Veil um Much UN During Vrcvloun Yearn . Pittsburg , Ia ., March —The rivers are again almost within their banks , and as the water is falling 1 rapidly here and at the headwaters , the worst of the Hood may be considered as over . At ten o clock Monday morning the Alleghany marks showed 25 feet and receding at the rate of a half foot an hour . Only ! a half dozen timrs in a century hits the record of Sunday been beaten , but notwithstanding this , and the fact that the rise came within a few hours , the damage has not been as great as in many previous floods , when the water did not reach as high a stage . Indirectly the loss is heavy , as all the mills and factories fronting the two rivers have been compelled to close on account , of the water getting into the fly pit . and probably 40 , 000 men will be thrown out of employment for several days . This will mean a heavy loss in wages . The flood was general throughout all west...
£ LATEST MARKET NEWS , f [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
LATEST MARKET NEWS. Furnished by William White and Son, Members Chicago Board of Trade. CHICAGO GRAIN LETTER. Urbana .March 4, -- WHEAT --There was quite a strong tone early on advances abroad and unfavorable India advices that induced covering by local shorts, but the market was dull with operations confined within narrow limits. Toward the close there was a small declines on realizing. The undertone to the market is a strong one, and we favor purchases on dips for scalping profits. CORN. There was good buying of May. while wealthy interests were both buying and selling May and July. The market holds strong, considering the liberal realizing that has taken place and the fact that Eastern holders have been re-selling cash corn. On sharp declines we would favor purchases, but think It advisable to accept profits on advances. OATS -- Were very dull and without feature. PROVISIONS -- The small stocks of pork and lard brought about good buying with shorts covering freely, but considerab...
THEY WORK WONDERS ! [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 4 March 1903
THEY WORK WONDERS! Extremely Extraordinary Are the Cures Daily Being Performed by Mr. and Mrs. Ratliff, the Eye Specialists, Their Great Success and Rapidity in Curing Headache, Eye Strain and Nervousness is a Revelation to the Medical World. Which Is Effected by the Celebrated Crysto Vitrine Lens -- Its Marvelous Power Is a Source of Wonder and Astonishment to All.