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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS . Counsel Employed to Defend the Urbana Smallpox Suits Reports of County Officers Are ReceivedAndrew Lindstrum Retained as Poorj farm Superintendent . The board of supervisors , which has been in sesion in this city the past two days , will finish up its business at todays meeting , and the members will return to their respective homes tonight . The Ujjie of the board yesterday was taken up mostly with routine business matters . The quarterly reports of the various county officers were received and placed on file . The committee on poor farm reported that they found the county s institution for the poor in the usual good shape , but that the house was over-crowded . There are now seventy inmates . The average cost per week for caring for each inmate during the quarter was $ 1 . 52 . Four deaths have occurred since the last report . The committee asked for an appropriation of ¥ 2 , 225 , and on motion the same was allowed . Superintendent Andrew J . Lindstrom has...
PIATT COUNTY IN WRANGLE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
PIATT COUNTY IN WRANGLE Monticello and . Bement Factions Are In Another Tangle . Piatt county is again in another wrangle over the new court house . The opposing factions of Monticello and Bement mixed at the meeting in Monticello this week , and the result of the wrangle left the court matter in the air , after the special committee had apparently settled it • The Bement committee declared that the board had no right to advertise ; for bids for an 585 . 000 court house , when ? 75 , 000 was all that was allowed by the county . The extra $ 10 , 000 was donated by the citizens of Monticello . It is expected that the question will be adjusted at the next meeting , Mar . 12 . ¦ . To Move to Paxton . J . Mels , of Gilman , sold his property and will move to Paxton . The clothing store In Gilman will continue under the present management . To Give Play . Havana high school pupils will produce Shakespeare s As You Like It March 10 .
WILL HOLD ANNUAL BANQUET .. _ [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
WILL HOLD ANNUAL BANQUET .. _ Gen . John C . Black to Address University of Illinois Club of Chicago . The Uriiyersity of Illinois club of Chicago will hold its twenty-second annual banquet at the Victoria hotel , northwest corner of Jackson boulevard , and Michigan avenue , at 8 . 30 o clock i Friday evening , March 13 . General I John O . Black , the noted speaker , will J • respond to a toast Miss Eva Emmet . H Wycoff , one of the prominent vocal- * £ ists of the Castle Square Opera com- W pany , will favor the club with a num .- | p • ber . . 1 All alumni and friends of the Uni- 1 versify are invited to attend . ¦ • -ft
CARPENTERS' UNION PROSPERS >| [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
CARPENTERS UNION PROSPERS &gt;| Urbana Labor Organization Takes New £ &amp; ( Members Into Fold . . r . v , , * • ?; Carpenters union Xo . 1 , 026 , Of Ur- ^ bana . met lo . st night at Carpenters ! , ^ hall in the Besore block . The union . ; ^ J , initiated seventeen now members . Th . lsi ? js &gt; brings the membership of the lo dge ^ over the 100 mark . There are moTe ^ gl members to be taken In at the nra ^ gfj j meeting , and the union is certainly ipt ^ I a prosperous condition \ 4 K ?&amp;! % ¦ 4 # Jfll
CHARMING PRINCESS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
CHARMING PRINCESS . Pretty Diiuslitpr of th *» Honiie of Kruin to Slurry Cirmul Duke of Saxc—Witluitir . Caroline Elizabeth Ida , of Ueuss , is really pretty—even if she is a princess—and she is about to marry young Grand Duke Williolm Ernst , of Saxe-Weimar , who is highly interesting on two counts . First , he is said to be one of the richest rulers in Europe , although lie is scarcely more than u boy ; and , . second , he is heir to the throne of Holland as long as Queen Wilhelmina has no children . The grand duke doesn t like the idea of being a Duteh king , and has said he wouldnt be one , whether or no . The prospect of being a queen may , however , appeal to the chosen bride , and alter the situation . Anyway , the twain are an important pair . The princess , who is only IS , has sturdy , independent blood in her veins , and comes from one of the unique lineages of German royalty . She is the youngest daughter of Prince Henry XXII . of Keuss , the picturesque ruler who died l...
We Have the jj One You Want , i [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
We Have the jj One You Want , i whether you want a big or small ^ ^ Continued from first page . ) « &gt; summer of 1880 , assaulted , a girl d w Madrid Bend , on the . Mississippi 2 in Lake county , Mo . lie says he j based by a mob bent on lynching ^ and that he held a big crowd at A vith a Winchester rifle . He sue- 2 d in saving his life by flight , mnk- 1 is way acrossthe river . Thepris- ^ told his story without the least ^ yof feeling . nnd even smiled when j ated how he succeeded in getting ^ s the river . * . mi he said : What will they do &lt; me ? J ont know . Some say you are j k * fell , I am not crazy . I only get i [• killing spells at times , that sall . j iapp then told of otlwr assaults on en from which he had narrow es- i * . i Five Men Were Killed . y ston , Pa ., March 3 . —So far as can 4 scertained at this time five , men killed by Monday s explosion at Sdison cement works at New Vil- - SN . J . The dead are : James MeyNew Village : Daniel Smith...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
g AKE YOU J R % • « LOOSfSNC gSWp ; ^ Br ^ . in Him ¦ in 1 . j ¦« m . i . 1 mi ¦ * ii • arnmi 40 1 G 0 acres east of Urbana , 169 &gt;^ acre ^* Kerr township , 39 } i acres one and ^ 130 acres three miles nor theast of U ^ Urbana , 100 acres two miles north —h improved . 5 If it Is Cheap Land Y 6 come and go with us to Kay Count ; ^ and third Tuesdays of each month . —\ For further particulars call on c COFFIN &amp; p \ Real Estate , Loan Uk 107 SOUTH RACE ST . Grounc S« SS S New Village : Daniel Smith , New ge ; Nathan Hopkins , Washington , J ; Edward Phillips , Phillipsburg , ; Kinney . Nothingbut shreds ¦ sh and bits of clothing have been d of Kinney . ¦ o P . e Interred In Arlington . iladelphia , March 3 . —Funeral serover the body of Ma ; j . Gen . W . ilIFarrarSmith , U . S . A ., who died a-day night , were held in St . filers Protestant Episcopal church BTuesday . After the services the was taken to Washington over Pennsylvania railroad for interin Arlineto...
CURES THE SICK ! [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
CURES THE SICK ! THE ADVANCED METHODS IN MEDICINE OF THE BRITISH-AMERICAN INSTITUTE . A Boon to the Afflicted—All Chronic Dis- • mS Treated In a Scientific Manner—Ko JgBes Taken Unless a Cure Can be Effected—28 Incurables Were Rejected Last Month- Their Office Rooms are Crowded Daily—Many Testimonials From People Who Have Been Cured .
I LATEST MA RKE ^^ > ========== _ Furnished by William White and Son , . _ j £ . Members Chicago Hoard of Trade . 5 XMvMv ^ M * vMAAAMJUAAAAAA ^ [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
I LATEST MA RKE ^^ &gt; ========== _ Furnished by William White and Son , . _ j £ . Members Chicago Hoard of Trade . 5 XMvMv ^ M * vMAAAMJUAAAAAA ^ CHICAGO CHAIN I / ETTEIt . Urbann , March 4 . —WilttAT—The market watt largely a local affair and governed a good real by the fluctuations in corn . Oudahy brokers bought a little May , while ( hero wan covering by a local short crowd , but the crowd generally were inclined to bo bearish on the foreign news that was not encouraged . Toward the close the market worked off and acted on the absence of export business and It is possible that values may work lower , as local sentiment is bearish , but on de ^ dines wc favor purchases , OOltN—There was a little dip early on lower cables , but commission houses were favored with outside buying orders due to very wet weather through the belt , while a bullish feature consisted in the fact that only six cars of contract corn has been received here since February 1 st . Exporters were out ...
LOST ARTICLES IN HOTELS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
LOST ARTICLES IN HOTELS . CMreIeainc « i and Mii . tr &lt; m the Part of Cam . R *&gt; pi &gt; n &gt; l )&gt;] r for i ^ nm at Jinny Bttlonginiri . One of the forernoat hotel managers O * thi » city , said , kiteljr that j t wa „ im _ po «* ibte to restrict a large prc-por Uoa of tits los » of portable article * in hotels , report * the New York Herald . This loss is not » o much due to theft an to oarelo « sne * s and hurry on the part of maids and men and women , who carry off the teaspoon * th « y have bead using- in , their rooms , pack up the hotel towel * by mistake and ) break a good deal that la only missed when an inventory is taken . This manager said th * t a larg * hotel collects napkins , • poena and towelg gtamped with the name « of almost all the other large hotel * in the country andiof names in Europe . The spoon packed away with the child s medicine by a maid in Paris i » , perhape , next brought to Ugbt in a New York hotel ,...
THEY WORK WONDERS ! [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 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 Cryslo Vitrine Lens—Its Marvelous Power Is a Source of Wonder and Astonishment to All .
Free Examination , No One tad to Buy Will Remain One Week in Urbana at the Columbian Hotel , or Until Saturday , March 14 . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
Free Examination , No One tad to Buy Will Remain One Week in Urbana at the Columbian Hotel , or Until Saturday , March 14 . Mrs . C . \\ . Kiser , who lives in Piqua , Ohio , says : -Nearly two years ago I had Mrs . Itatlitt fit me with glasses , that have nearly made new eyes out of my old ones . My eyes had b . eea failing for quite a time ; every day they ewere growing weaker and weaker . I could not get a glass I could read or sew with . Air . Kiser and I had heard a great deal about Mr . and Mrs . Ratair , so we decided to call on them and see if they could do anything , as every one else had failed , and it was , you might say , our last resort . Aftet Mr . and Mrs . Ratliff examined my eyes in a dark room , I was told they could do nothing for me in order taht I might read immediately . I was greatly disappointed , and so was Mr . Kiser . Rut they said if I would use a certain kind of lens for a few months to strengthen my eyes I could read nicely after that . Which I found t...
NO CHARGE FOR EXAMINATION . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
NO CHARGE FOR EXAMINATION . There is not another ollice in the city of Champaign that is visited by more people than that of The BritshAmerlcan Medical Institute . Many of these patients heard of the wonderful succes of their new treatment at the other oilices of the Institute in this State , and when they learned through the columns of the press that a branch of the Institute was to be IEKMANENTTA LOCATED in Champaign they -wer &amp; yot slow to take advantage of the op ^ tunity to be treated by these eminent specialists . A number of people who have called have been told frankly that their cases were incurable and no fee was asked . But the majority of the cases the doc- , tors have treated , and not a single one has been heard from that has not been cured . People who have been suffering for years have been greatly relieved by a few treatments and cured in a short time . It takes time to cure most chronic diseases but any cases we accept we guarantee to cure . The British...
Philadelphia Waking ; Up . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
Philadelphia Waking ; Up . Another time-honored Philadelphia Institution Is doomed . The wonder is not that the horse-block should be banished , but that it has so long survived its useful n &lt;&gt; es . Pew persons now ride from house to house in town , and to enter a city carriage the mounting block is an obstruction rather than a convenience . It has come down from the period of the high chaise , to mount into which required as much ngility as to mount into the saddle . But while unused , the block has remained in many respectable quarters to trip the unwary pedcstrimi and tempt to profanity . The removal of these monuments of the past thus contributes both to the convenience and the good temper of the community , and since Mayor Ashbridge has laid his reforming hand upon them the places that have known them will soon know them no more . —Philadelphia Ledger . Horesless carriages , fuelless engines and the wireless telegraph ajfe the greatest innovations . I ^ t ...
PERSONAL . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 5 March 1903
PERSONAL . General Superintendent Sanborn of the Boston and Maine railroad has forbidden card playing for money on his trains . Arthur Morrison , a serious student and collector of Japanese pictures , is writing a book on Japanese painters . Professor H . W . Kriebcl of Pennsburg , Pa ., has sailed for Germany to secure data for the history of the Sehwenkfolder movement . Dr . O . T . Mason , curator of the department of anthropology , National museum , Washington , will shortly issue a book on basketry . Francis Asbury McCormick , the first baby born in the incorporated municipality of Columbus , Ohio , has just celebrated his eighty-ninth birthday . Charles F . Jones , the valet whose testimony convicted ; the lawyer , Patrick , of the murder of the Texas millionaire , Rice , is now a salt water sailor . Colonel Samuel Sims , who died recently at Rich Hill . Mo ., has been a citizen respectively of the republic of Texas , the confederate states and the United States without changi...