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CLIPPED HORSES TOO EARLY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
CLIPPED HORSES TOO EARLY Some Owners Commit a Very Serious Mistake in This . Attention was called during the warm days last week to the fact that a number of clipped horses wefe being driven about the streets . / That is a great mistake , said an experienced horseman , as . if you and I were to shed our flannels and put on gauze underwear . Horses are especially sensitive to changes of temperature and are peculiarly liable to con saw a nice looking horse the other day standing tied . He had been clipped and had been driven hard . Although the air seemed mild , the horse was shivering , as his master had left him without a blanket on , and the reaction alter his severe exercise had set in . If that horse did not die , it was riot ) the * fault of the careless man who was driving him . I do , nt believe in clipping horses so early in the spring ; even it the . weather does turn inild for a c * iy oi so . Ill bet that within a week we will have freezing weather , and think how the poor...
SOCIAL AFFAIRS TONIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
SOCIAL AFFAIRS TONIGHT Alpha Tau Omega Annual and Students Dance Occur . The annual party of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity of the University will be given at the Elk auditorium this evening , and it is expected to be an elaborate function . The fifth dance of the Students dancing club will be given in Illinois hall also . This is the last of the season and a number of couples are expected . Were Married Here Yesterday . Mr . William E . Lynch and Miss Lizzie , Strawser , both of Danville , were married yesterday at noon in the county clerk s office by kov . G . D . Lawrence , pastor of thoV ^ Ohristian . church .
t- ENGINEER M'GRATH DEAD . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
t- ENGINEER MGRATH DEAD . JL Veteran Illinois Central Employe Dies After l $ y Brief illness . ffik Eoger J . McGxath , of , 1 10 East Park K street ,. Champaign , whose illness was | ~ - noted yesterday , died early- yesterday , III V from apoplexy . * ttk Mr . McGrath , wa &lt; 3 born in Cork , Ires , land , 34 years ago . He came to AmerWk ica and Champaign thirty-live years K * - ago . Thirty years ago he entered the | L employ of the Illinois Central as a K- v _ fireman and in . a brief time was —apwfy pointed an engineer . He was one of i p . the oldest and most widely known enHp , gineers in the employ of the company . W &amp; i i Twenty-two years ago he married Miss j , . Mary Quirk ; -and to them came four Bl , ¦ children , . Tohnj aged 19 ; Mae , aged 15 ; Bp Nellie , ageu ^ 3 , and Thomas , , aged 8 HA / years . Befides his family , Mr . Me-. B | l ^ Grath leaves six sisters , Mrs . N . Mo- : Egfi , - ran and Mrs . John Maley , of ChamIjjL , , paign ; Mrs ...
THE SMALLPOX SITUATION . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
THE SMALLPOX SITUATION . Exaggerated Reports About Twin Cities in the County . Exaggerated reports of the smallpox epidemic are abroad in the . county . It is said that the number of visitors in the city yesterday was appreciably lessened by the false reports that are out . The fact is that at present there is no epidemic here . Another case was taken to the * pest house last night and that is the only one there . -From Champaign comes the statement that there are only six cases and that they are all . doing wejl . William Pitt man ,, who was released from the Urbana pest house , is said to have been scarcely seriously ill . at any time . With proper precaution , the boards of health in the twin cities do not look for any wide spread of the disease .
SMITH'S FATHER IN CI TV . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
SMITHS FATHER IN CI TV . Young Thomasboro Man to Be Tried for Insanity Today . Samuel Smith , of Thomasboro , came to Urbana yesterday to look after his ) son , William- , . -Smith , the unfortunate young man whose . actions at the Columbian , hotel Monday night created considerable excitement . He is ¦ at present at the poor farm , where he was removed on account of his becdming lo violent . that it was feared he would injure himself . , Judge Shonkwiler will hold an inquisition as to his sanity in the county court today . J It is said that insanity runs in the family , a sister being insane .
THE BLOOMINGTON MEETING . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
THE BLOOMINGTON MEETING . Champaign County Pedagogues to Be Well Represented There . Champaign county will be well represented at the meeting of the Central Teachers association at Bloomington today . Prof . Frank Hamsher , of the University preparatory school , is president of the association . Superintendent Watts will head quite a delegation from this county . Many pedagogues were in town yesterday from different parts of the county to atto ^ id the final examination , then leaving for Blc-omington . A special train is expected to convey a large • delegation from Danville to the meeting . Appointed at Knox . Nelson Willard , son of Prof . T . It . Willard , ¦ of Galesburg , has been appointed professqr of Greek and director of athletics at Knox college .
B |; ' " FORD-SAFFELL BUILDING [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
B |; FORD-SAFFELL BUILDING BHafft // * ¦ &amp;• . , , The New Business Block Is Rapidly Nearing Wml , Completion . mHk / ^ t ffife f . . The Ford-Saffell building is rapidly Ifpf nearlne completion . The room to be | K | k /_ J occupied by Dougan , Steed &amp; Co . was Hggfi / ¦ finished yesterday , and the firm is BB ||| - now having its goods unpacked and MBS- , - placed on the shelves . They will be BBfe , . £ ready for , business in a few days . Tho | B m | P , , carpentfira are laying the floor In the | HB ^ y , i r *» ms flBBe occupied by . SalTell &amp; Co ., BffiB ^ Vh ^ rt ^ lS ^ nipany to which was awardHH » l ^ : ed tho ^ pntract for the fixtures has HgS |* i v sen £ . notice that theyhave been comHiw -iileted and ^ iwill be along In a week EfiBBRfipn 1 ir &lt; * 4 \ ¦ few /
WITH THE BASEBALL MEN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
WITH THE BASEBALL MEN . Practice Goes on Merrily at the University of Illinois . Baseball work is going on merrily at the University . It begins to look like business . Last night twelve members of the Milwaukee Western league ^ tam arrived to get into shape for , the spring practice series which begins on Wednesday next . The * usual practice contest was played on the south campus yesterday , and heavy- hitting was the feature .
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS Condensed News Items of General Interest to Rail- • road Men . GATHERED BY THE COURIER Doings of the Officials and Employes Along the Peoria and Eastern . Reports from New York are to the effect that arrangements have already heen made to form a holding company to take over the Frisco stock . This . will be placed in the hands of the Rock Island company incorporated under the laws of New Jersey as a holding company . Both roads will then be operated as the Rock Island Railroad Company incorporated under the laws of Iowa to operate railroads and the two will then work in hand after the fashion of the Northern Pacific company and the Northern Pacific Securities Company . In this manner all opposition to the interstate commerce laws will be overcome if the Northen Pacific wins the present suit in the United States courts . . &gt; The terms upon which the Frisco ¦ will be taken over by the Rock Island are substantially these : Twenty per cent in cash ; 15 per ...
I County News tP * 3 W 22 £ SkcSIz ££ lsS !^^ [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
I County News tP * 3 W 22 £ SkcSIz ££ lsS !^^ ST . JOSEPH . St . Joseph , March 25 . —Mr . arid Mrs . Nate Patten have returned from an extended visit at Kirkpatrick , Ind . Bert Penny Is ill with mumps this week . . J . T . Leas of Urbana called on friends here Monday . Mr . and Mrs . John Poll had visitors from Champaign Sunday . The interurban has a large force of men at work east to town . Dr . C . L . Van Doren of Urbana was seen on our streets Monday . Mrs . Hall s mother of Edgewood is spending the week with her . j Mr . and Mrs . Wade Lenignton are visiting friends at Munice , Ind . j Dr . O . H . Reese of Ogdan visited his brother , Dr . Wm . Reese Monday . ] Miss Grace Gallion is sick with the mumps at her home on Sherman street . I City Engineer Tarrnt , of Champaign was a business caller here Monday . j Mr . and Mrs . Zeph Irons of Clarks j Hill Ind ., have moved back to this j place . ¦ Mr .. and Mrs . Firman Love enter- j tained relatives from Champaign Wed- I nesday ....
PROBABLY INJURED FRUIT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
PROBABLY INJURED FRUIT . The Cold Snap Is Likely to Do Some Damage . The cold snap has probably done a good deal of damage to the fruit . The farmers say that the warm weather caused the sap in the trees to flow and gave everything a start like it ought to have in the spring and the cold following has injured some of the fruit to a great extent . A Cluimlllcntton . Yes , said the . person who was telling of : the elopement , she seemed to bo utterly wrapped up in her home until she heard Signor Gaspozi sing . After that she Was never happy unless listening to his concerts , and finally she dismayed her friends and disgraced her family by running- away with him . Ah ! said the listener . His vocal music was instrumental in bringing about the affair , then ? But tie narrator being dense anyway , and , besides , being all worked up over the scandal , failed to grasp the thought . —Judge .
BLUE JAYS HUNT SNAKES . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
BLUE JAYS HUNT SNAKES . It is commonly supposed that all birds , at least those of the small species , fall easy victims , to snakes . There are stories innumerable of the manner in which the reptiles charm the feathered creatures and endby swallowing them ut a gulp . But there is one bird that is not susceptible to the fascination of his sn . nkeship s eye , and that is the common blue jay , found , in the woods all over the United States , says the Chicago Chronicle . A gentleman , who has lived for many years in the country asserts positively that the blue jay can . speak at least one word as plainly as a human- being and that word is snake . When a boy , he said recently , I killed many snakes that would have escaped but for the sharp eyes of the blue jay . Some species of reptiles will climb small trees and bushes and trap their prey in that manner . They feed on small birds principally . But they never catch a jaybird . He is the snake detective for the whole bird family . As ...
PARIS BEHIND THE TIMES . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
PARIS BEHIND THE TIMES . It in only of lute yours that , even tho jnore pretentious homes in l aris would create any enthusiasm in the minds &lt;&gt; f Americans , accustomed us they are to many conveniences which are considered great luxuries : i » Prance , says the Architectural Record . It is no unusual tiling to see a cart with a yellow-painted bathtub am ! a tank of hot water stop before house * in fashionable quarters . Elevators have just come into general use , ami . with the exception of those of American manufacture , arc usually slow , uncertain and complicated in mechanism . Wax candles arc to bo seen in the chandeliers as often its electric lig hts . Things are , however , changing , and last year in the avenue du Hols de Boulogne a model building was erected , which combines French elegance with nil the American comforts . It is of white sandstone , in late Louis XV . style , with the entrance at . the side through heavy iron and glass gates . ( The bui...
DOMESTICATED LEOPARDS . . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
DOMESTICATED LEOPARDS . . Upogoro , in German East Africa , says The Sphere , has only recently come into prominence- The whole country is mountainous in character , ana several peaks attain an altitude of 4 , 500 feet . One of the drawbacks of the country is the presence in large numbers of wild animals , chief among which is the leopardu Although sparing the Europeans , 3 - et- he does not fear to burst into the native huts and seize any human being who may be within reach . Should he not succeed in effecting an entrance , he lies in wait until some unfortunate native ventures out . If there is a goat pen- or a chicken roost , he s / vtisfled himself there , but . failing- this fears not to attack the inhabitants . Once satisfied , he retires to his x lair . and , being tracked , often falls a prey to the European rifle . Young leopards are often caught by the natives , and are bartered for money or articles of clothing . These are sometimes tamed , and . though not so trustworthy...
SPINSTERS HAVE A UNION . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 27 March 1903
SPINSTERS HAVE A UNION . Bachelor Girls of Advanced Ace Propose to Abolish the Male Cellhute . i . The spinsters of Adams county , Pennsylvania , with ¦ headquarters at York , have recently been forming old maid societies to engage in various social diversions calculated to attract the bachelors , reports an eastern exchange . At Gardner s Station the Old Maids union held aleft-hand social recently , at which all the old maid societies of the county were represented . The social was held at the home of Rev . Mr . Rhoades and Miss Ida Rhoadea was assisted in receiving by Miss Aggie Zeigler and Miss Rebecca Myers . The guests were required to receive ; the refreshments with the left hnnd . the right hand of each guest being tied behind her . These resolutions were unanimously adopted : Whereas , the need of a good husband has long been felt , as n pressing necessity , and repented efforts have been made to induce the legislature of Pennsylvania 1 o enact si law that would compel all b...
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