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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 25 March 1903
F | | , I M H W M P H S H A T I I I j R A &lt; / r I o I a i r ^ I - I M 8 I « W W H J - 8 __ o _ . ¦ | ; m m : m \ jbiwi * .. z \ rvi i ) _ —»&lt;»* . * ^&gt; v Fl ^ SZTXJ ^ ES fjfoj have thoroughly made up my mind that am not cut out for the Grocerytfeusi- Jjp ! gj ness , therefore have concluded to close out the entire Stock and Fixtures o # n in | | / Champaign , 111 . The stock will be sold at PRIVATE SALE AT PRICES LESS gETl | g THAN COST until Friday , pril 3 . The remaining stock , including fixtures , will be § k } sold at auction to the highest and best bidder on gK HB PI == gp | \ - 1 TERMS OF SALE | Sums of $ 10 . 00 and under , cash in hand ; on sums over $ 10 . 00 a credit of six &amp; months will be given , purchaser giving note with approved security . j || THERE IS $ 8 , 000 to $ 10 , 000 WORTH of GOODS p | ^ oimsi © -tii \ j c 3 of mj Pj . FLOUR SUGAR CANNED GOODS COFFEES TEAS APPLES &amp; . ONE CAR LOAD OF EARLY OHIO SEED PO...
IleagDers i are here [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
IleagDers i are here Jfc p . i Advance Guard ol Milwaukee t rl . v Team Arrives for ¦ &gt; v V • • f- - Training . f PRACTICE SERIES SOON . i &gt; , . ¦* * i r fvRest o £ the . Brewer Will Put in fen Their Appearance on §¦ _ : f ft , r ~ \ Monday . h-A - • - gj The advance guard of the Milwaukee J ,. leaguerc has arrived . Four players L : . are already here to get into trim for the epring practice series with tie % rrarsity team , which is scheduled to I ? , begin next Wednesday , the -weather •¦^ -permitting . g } The players on hand are ONeil , % f Coughlin , Taylor and Swormstead new ^ recruits who have been signed by | s Hugh Duffy , the director of the desti- • T nles of the Brewers ., More players are f expected this week , and by Monday , it s is expected that the entire team will be V . corraled- hej-e . The quartet of men \ are doing a little work and with i warmer weather expect to liven up . : • &gt; Twin city fans will hope for auspicg . fous wea...
IMPORTANT LAND CASE . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
IMPORTANT LAND CASE . Thomas Gallagher of Pa . xlon Gels Verdict for Commission Due Mini for Selling North Dakota Land . The time of the circuit court Wednesday was occupied in hearing the assumpsit / suit ol Thus . Gallagher vs . Ellsworth &amp; . Jenkins . • The plaintiff is engaged in the real estate business at Paxton . while the defendants are dealers in North Dakota lands , with headquarters at Fargo , in that ^ state . • The suit was brought by Mr . Gallagher to recover commissions which he claimed to be due him from the Dakota firm , for selling 320 acres of land to a Mr . Papineau , of Paxton . Gallagher claimed that Ellsworth &amp; Jenkins failed to fulfill their contract and the jury in the case found for the plaintiff and assessed his damages at $ 640 . A motion for a new trial was immediately entered . Schneider &amp; Schneider of Paxton , and J . J . Eea were the attorneys for the plaintiff , and Ray &amp; Dobbins looked after the intere...
THE COMMERCIAL CLUB . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
THE COMMERCIAL CLUB . The Opera House Project Not Dead , Nor Even Sleeping—Roycr Working on Plans—Wright on Incorporation . The meeting of the Commercial club last evening was not as well attended as it ought to have been . There was a mat . er of large importance to the city before the meeting , but it is one of those things which should not be given newspaper notoriety until it is definitely fixed . After the business which called the meeting had been disposed of , President Coffin made a statement about the opera house . He said he had secured a seat sale subscription of $ 3 , 425 , and that he could increase it to $ 5 , 000 as soon as he had the plans , which Architect Royer is working on . Mr . Boyer said he would soon have them ready . Mr . Coffin also said he could sell stock to build a $ 35 , 000 opera house as soon as Attorney Royal Wright got the papers ready to present to prospective subscribers to the company . Mr . Wright was not present to declare him self , but it is ...
| [ THE IRISH LAND BILL [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
| [ THE IRISH LAND BILL j Measure Introduced in House j of Commons by Wyndham . i FREE GRANT OF $ 60 , 000 , 000 Keen Interest Felt in Legislation —Michael Davitt Celebrates His Birthday . ¦ London , March 25 . —The Irish secretary , Mr . Wyndham , introduced the government s long anticipated Irian land bill in the house of commons Wednesday . It proposes a free grant of $ 60 , 000 , 000 for the purposes of the bill . The keen interest felt in this new legislation , which , it is hoped , will promote peace and contentment in Ire-, land , was evidenced by the crowded house . The peers gallery and the distinguished strangers gallery were filled , and there has . been no such gathering of members of parliament since the opening of the session . Michael Davitt , the father of the land league , celebrated his , fifty-seventh , birthday by reentering the house for the first time since he ceased to be a member , in order to hear the chief secretary for Ireland unfold his plans . Scheme Unf...
SCRAP OVER URBANA GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
SCRAP OVER URBANA GIRL Danville Machinists Battle Over Local Damsal . Prelly Eyes of Resident of This &amp; tj Cause a Conflict at the Junction at Danville . Danville Democrat : Two machinists employed in the C . &amp; E . 1 . back shop engaged in a lively tight at - . he junction Sunday night , and a = a result of the scrap , both of them are wearing beautifully discolored eyes . The two are rivals for the love of a fair young charmer from Urbana , and since she is to come to this city shortly they decided to light it out and see which should have the sole honor of calling on her while she was in the city . The tight began about eight o clock and lasted until nearly nine when Wittman , the smaller of the two , tired out and admitted that the larger , a man by the name of Tolsen , was the better man , and that to him should fall the honor of calling on the fair one from Urbaua during her stay in the city . The fight attracted quite a large number of loungers at the j...
SODA WATER BUSINESS BOOMS . Fountains Resume Summer-Like Activity -New Drinks Not In Yet . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
SODA WATER BUSINESS BOOMS . Fountains Resume Summer-Like ActivityNew Drinks Not In Yet . The soda water business has opened with a boom , bang , buzz and phiz . The hot days last week caused a demand for the popular summer drinks , which has not abated much , despite the chilly weather . It is the earliest opening of the season in years . The soda fountains , however , have not been idle this winter and are ready for trade . Cold or hot drinks have been freely patronized all through the winter , it is so early that the new drinks for the summer have not yet had time to appear , but the warm days will bring out the new concoctions . Soda fountain men are expecting a greater number than appeared last summer , which was a record breaker for mixtures , good , bad and indifferent . Many of them lasted only until the sun got hot , and then fell by the wayside . Others found a place in the taste of the public and remained in favor for , some time , but few drinks outside of the old ; stand...
PUPILS TROOP TO TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
PUPILS TROOP TO TOWN County Final Examinations to Be Held Today . Hundreds Are Expected—Baptist Dinner Today and Entertainment at the Baptist Church Tonight . The school bells won t ring in Champaign county this morning . The county pupils will get up early , just the same as if there was school , but they will troop to Urbana , where the annual county examinations are to be held . The finals are a great event in the life of the pupils . The examination is generally dreaded in the schools , but the test that is to be held today is different , for it is looked forward to eagerly . The examination includes a trip to the county seat , some recreation and other enjoyments , and it is thoroughly enjoyed . County Superintendent Watts expects a Vhrong of pupils this morning . The examinations will be held at the different TchooThouses . At noon , the pupils wiil take a rest and enjoy the dinner to be given by the Baptist ladies . This evening , when the tests have ended , the pupils aud th...
ENGINEER GLOVER DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
ENGINEER GLOVER DEAD Result of Injuries Received in Central Wreck at Peotone . ( lis Death Occurred at St . Lukes Hospital Yesterday—Funeral Services Will fie Held Sunday . John Glover died at 7 : 1 S o clock yesterday morning at St . Lukes hospital , Chicago , from injuries received in a collision at Peotone , early on the morning of March 12 , Mr . Glover was engineer of the fast mail which struck the engine of a freight train as it was backing on a , j siding . His engine was overturned and he was pinioned beneath . It was fully three hours before-he was extricated . His injuries consisted of a broken pelvic bone , while his legs , from the liips down , were badly bruised and scalded and he had no control of himself . To add to his injuries , pneumonia set in in the right lung . . Engineer Glover was born in HolloI way , England , and was -IS years old . \ Ke came to America and to Champaign when he was a boy , and worked in the bakery of his uncle , Charles Glover . When about I...
WORK ON INTERURBAN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
WORK ON INTERURBAN . Grading Has Begun and the Work Will Be Hurried . *» _ The work of grading the interurban j is now under way . Men and teams are now at work pushing the job . The work will be done from both the Danville and St . Joseph ends , and with good weather rapid progress will be made . W . H . Tarrant has already done some preliminary surveying for the road at Decatur and will do more soon . It looks like business in all lines of the McKinley interurbans .
"COEDS" IN ATHLETICS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
COEDS IN ATHLETICS . University Girls Show Their Skill in Gymnastics . Miss Carpenters Class Performs—BashetBall Game Ends in Victory lor Senior Team . ¦ . ¦ / * A large class of University girls , under the directorship of Miss Jennette E . Carpenter , gave a very interesting entertainment along the athletic line in the women s gymnasium yesterday afternoon . Invitations had been sent to the friends of the class , and a large attendance was the result . The afternoon s program every number of which deserves special mention , was as follows : 1 . March ; dumbbell drill class . 2 . Indian club drill—Class led by Miss Marjorie Forbes . 3 . Swedish and Delsarte Free gym- j nasties—Two classes . ¦ 4 . Highland fling—Selected class . - 5 . Wand drill ; fancy steps—Class . 0 . Basket ball . 7 . Heavy gymnastics ; work on various pieces of apparatus—Selected class . 8 . Individual work . The basket ball game was between the junior and the senior teams . The score was 7 to 4 in favor of the...
PATIENT HAS BEEN RELEASED [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
PATIENT HAS BEEN RELEASED William Pittman Did Not Escape from Pest House as Reported . William Pittman , the smallpox patient , was released from the Urbana pest house , and did not escape , as was reported . The rumors caused much , apprehension yesterday , but the man was released Tuesday evening . It Is claimed that there are only six cases in Champaign now , three being at the pest house . The rush to be vaccinated continues . New Bridge . Decatur highway commissioners will vote to build a new bridge over the Sangamon at Coulter s mill , to cast 50 , 000 . _ v
M . E . SMITH [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
M . E . SMITH ¦ lib Announcemeui as a Candidate for the Office of City Treasurer . M , E . Smith is announced in this morning s Courier as a candidate for city treasurer of this city , subject to the action of the republican city convention , to be held Saturday , April -1 . Mr . Smith is well known in this city , where he has resided for several years . He is the junior member of the firm of W . I . Saffell &amp; Co ., and is always • closely identified with the citys welfare and is interested in its progress . His long business training especially tits him for the office to which he seeks nomination , and should bis friends see fit to place him in the office , there need be no doubt but that its affairs will be carefully administered . F « w , if any , of the young men of the city have made great success in their business undertakings than he . Want Brass Band . The Farmer City Business Mens association has taken up the matter oforganizing a brass band .
t ROGER M'GRATIi DYING . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
t ROGER MGRATIi DYING . * , Veteran Illinois Central Engineer of Chains ., - ^ palffo Not Expected to L : . \^ . . Uoger McGrath , a veteran Illinois Central engineer , is dying at his home , * llO East 1 ark street , Champaign . Yesy ^ terday afternoon , Mr . McGrath , after - returning home , went into the yard to K play with his little boy . He was i seized suddenly and had to be assist- • v ed into the house , where he lapsed in- . , to-unconsciousness , from which he had • . not recovered at midnight . A telephone message from the neighborhood - , said that his life was despaired of . Mr . McGrath is one of the oldest and b * st . known engineers in the Illinois Central service . He formerly ran passenger , * ; , but on account of his health , left that to work in the round house , finally re- ; turning to the cab . when he was given i „ the Mattoon local . He has relatives I in Urbana , where he is well known . * . t .. . -
i . " ON EASTER SUNDAY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
i . ON EASTER SUNDAY ¦ ¦ Knights Templar to Attend Services al First j . Presbyterian Church . ;• . As has been the custom for many , r , years , the members of Urbana Com- | f mandery No . 10 , Knights Templar , ^ L will observe Easter Sunday by at- . ~ J tending religious services in a body . i ;~ _ At a ?» Mtag of the committee held £ f ; yesterday ; jfe * was decided to hold the ^ - services this year at the Presbyterian v church . _ Rev . George E . Hunt , the ( ^ « pastor , will deliver the address . J - The occasion is always looked for- !; , , t wardto with pleasure by the Sir Si * -Knights and the custom is a pretty V .-one , indeed . _ j &gt;¦ l . All . Sir Knights are ^ requested to A : assemble at the asylum at 10 a . m . and j S - . from there the oommandery will march S ^ . to the church . ii , . -
v # BAYN 0 R : FITZHUGH NUPTIALS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 26 March 1903
v # BAYN 0 R : FITZHUGH NUPTIALS . H f I » , , t . - An Event of Importance in Champaign f-i Society Last Night . ijj . . * *&lt; * • ^^^ , ! £ »• . With an -elaborate ceremonial , Mlsa , % . /&lt; Ann , Rarnor , daughter of Mr . and Mrs . • f / vB . N . ^ M or , of Ohampaigtt , and John Ag-Lawrafl ^ Fltehugh , of Brooklyn , N , | £ « Y .,- w ^ rcr % arrled at the Raynor home i ^ ltetnlgh t at 8 o clock . The ceremony iff / was witnessed by many guests , includ- i ting , v 1 sitors from out of the oity . The r £$ h * bme * L was beautifully decorated , and . T an oichestra played during the even- ; ing i - . • *