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ROBBERS' DARING DEED [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
ROBBERS' DARING DEED Threu Men Hold Up a IVmibiUnnlii yuurrj limit in Heart of the City. New Castle, Pa., Juue 3. —One of the most daring hold-ups that ever was perpetrated in this pint of the state look plaee at Elmwood City tills afternoon. Tluee unmasked men met Coslcn Bums, an aged and wealthy tesldent of that place, who stalled today to his uuatries with ?i,lOO to pay oil his hands.. JluH iu the rear of the Elmwood Seamless Tub works and almost iu the hcait of the torn), he met thieo strangers in a rig. They accosted him and he enteied into conversation with them. Suddenly one of the tilo, a largo man wealing goggles, stepped Into Burns' buggy and seized him by the throat. Onu of the others sel/ed the satchel containing the cash intended for the quariymen and jumped Into his own rig. The man with the goggles fallowed, iho thiee lashed their horse to a iiin and disappeaied hefote. Burns could recover from the attack. A* posse was hastily organized and came upon the highwaymen tw...
Plan Linen Goods Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Plan Linen Goods Trust. New York, June 3.—The Mail and Express says: i i m t "Under the title of the American Shirt and Collar Company, a $20,000,000 linen goods manufacturers' trust will be incorporated under the laws of this state, it will contiol completely the wholesalo shirt and colinr trade or the country. "A tentative agreement, has already been signed by eight of the largest manufacturers in Troy. At the meeting held in Troy May 28, it is said, nine others ex-pu-i-sed their willingness to ratify this combination. The piomoters of the combination expect wjthiu a short time to obtain the consent of tile four remaining concerns. - , "The strength of the combination is shown by the -east-iron' Clause by which each Individual is required to illo a bond of $200,000 as evidence of good faith iu iigioeing not to engage in the manufacture of shirts, collars, cuffs and other articles of men's apparel for a period of ten years, excepting In the states of Nevada, Montana and the territo...
Ecuador a Land of Promise. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Ecuador a Land of Promise. New York, June 3.—P. H. Ashmcad, a )Ouug Lehigh man who went to Ecuador iu ISUS with a party of fifteen American engineers to 'run tho line" on tho railroad, which Is being constructed from Guayaquil to Quito in tho Andes, ha sreturned hero for a few weeks' visit. Mr. Ashmead says: \ "Theio will be no greater monument to the pluck and tsltlll ol young Americans than this railroad over the highest mountains in South America to open a country which is as little known, as any part of the world. It is a land of unrealized wealth, and lots of us will bo pointing for those legions when the lallrod opens it. Those live West Point men who sailed to join our corps may find In their dltchurge from the academy the best fortune of their lives." '. , |
Tried to Sell Examination Questions. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Tried to Sell Examination Questions. Columbus, 0.. Juno 3. —Clay M. Runyan and Bert M. Steele were arrested this afternoon at the Instigation of the attorney general and taken before the supreme court for alleged contempt. The men are accused of having secured copies of the questions prepared for the state bar examinations to be held tomorrow and having offered to sell them to the students of the University of Michigan and other institutions. They will be given a hearing tomorrow. ,
Cup Defender in Water. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Cup Defender in Water. Detroit, Juno 3. —Tho local Canada's cup defender, which was built by a syndicate of Detroit Yacht Club owners, was launched this afternoon and christened Detroit. She Is from designs by Copt. "Kldd" Wilds, one of tho best known yactsmeu In these wateis. The exact dimensions of tho Detroit, which Is a center-board craft of the "skimming dish" tjpe are: Length over all, 47 feet, C inches; waterllnc, 20 feel; beam, U feet C Inches; draught, 14&gt;£ Inches; weight, between 5,000 and o,oou pounds; spar, 43 feet; boom, 40 feet; gaff, 2S feet; mainsail hoist, 32 feet; jib hoist, 32 feet; ballast, one ton. It is expected thut the riggers will have her ready for a spin Wednesday .
Another Route for Atlanta. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Another Route for Atlanta. Atlanta, June 3—(Special.)—Word has beon lecelvetl by I'ostmastor Foils that a third rural route has been allowed from this ollicc, which will sene those not now accommodated by Rome No. 1 In Eminence townMilp, as well as some others. Milam l'eikey has been lecommended for cutler and has sent In his bond. A now routo has also been allowed stinting from lienson. Thin will take some of tho tenliory now seneil by Route No. 2 at this place. Those new loutes will cause iiulte'n lenrraugement of all the loutes hero.
Called the Bouts Oil. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Called the Bouts Oil. Champaign. June J.—(Special.)— The boxing carnival adt united to occur hero tonight was declared oft today by Sheriff Ixirenz. Four bouts were billed and Manager Gnrrlly had promised a good mill for tho wind-up. Aftei failing to scenic Loronz' permission to go ahead Rurrlty promised that he would not attempt to carry out his plans. Tho shot 111 and a hunch of deputies were on hand tonight to see that the promise was Kept.
Urbana Pioneer Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Urbana Pioneer Dead. Champaign, June 3.—(Special.)—S. 11. Ruscy, one of tho oldest settlers in the county, died at his homo in Urbnna this afternoon. He was 77 years old and had resided here binco IS3O. Mr. llusoy was one of the men who are responsible for the development of this county and took an active part In public njlalrs. i
Vandalia Bridge Burned. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Vandalia Bridge Burned. Atlanta, June 3.—(Special.)—The Vundalia lailroad bridge over Klckapoo cicek, between this place and Waynes-Hie, was prtially destioyod by Hie this mauling, delaying trains for soveial houis until now ties and stringing could be put In. It Is thought It wus started by a bpark from a passing engine. ,
Supreme Court Convenes Today. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Supreme Court Convenes Today. Springfield, Juno 3.—(Special.)—The supieme court of Illinois will convene touiorlon for the June teim. The first matter of Importance to come befote them Is to select a chief Justice for the yeni. As has been the custom of the coui t for borne time, the senior justice, who has now been chief justlic lor blx years, will be chosen. The honor will fall upon Justice 13. D. Mngi.uder, ot Chicago, to succeed Chief Justice Doggs. A light docket awaits tho comt. The most impoitaut is that ot tho Chicago Teachers' Federation against thu Chicago coipotations. The case was appealed from the Sangamon circuit courl, where Judge Owen P. Thompson granted a peiemptoty wilt against the menibcis of the slate bo.ud of uibiliatlotiv to compel them to assebb the franchises of corporations. It Is not belletcil, howeier, that a decision will be reudeied beloie the October term of court.
Lincoln Asylum Appointments. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Lincoln Asylum Appointments. Lincoln, June 3.—(Special.)—The new boaid of trustees of the asylum for feeble minded children mot heiu today and made the following appointments: Chief clerk, Charles. T. Uoblitt, Lincoln Assistant cloik, John M. McCoy, Mt. St«i ling Matron of custodial building, Miss Lucy Strong, Atlanta. Englncei, Edward Gibson, Lincoln. Teachuis, Miss Until Ewalt, Uanvlllc, Huttle Bird, Staunton; Gertiudo Arnold, and Gubslc Uuyner, McLean; and Mis. Bertha Fuller, Lincoln. Thcte ale eight more teachers to bo named. Nothing has been done in regard to appointing the assistant superintendent or store lteeper. The board will meet again on Monday, June 17.
Died at a Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Died at a Picnic. l'ekln, Juno 3.—(Special )—Moses D. Dowdall, a prominent lesideut and Mason, of this city, died suddenly this afternoon while attending a picnic at Chllllcothe. The picnic was given by the Methodist and Christian chuich people. The people went down on a steamboat. Mr. Dowdall was sluing In an leu cteam saloon talking to u geutleman on Masonic matters and dipping soda, lie suddenly gave n gahp and died instantly. The cause of his dcalh was heait trouble, fiom which he has been sulTeiing for some lime. Deceased was 63 jears old and had resided nil his life In Peklu. Ho never married, lie was a generous, Itlnd-hcnrted gtntleraan of the old school. He was a member of Pekln Lodge, A. F. and A. M. The remains will arrive here Tuesday.
Fairbury Commencement. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Fairbury Commencement. Falrbury, Juno 3.—(Special.)—Tha eighteenth annual commencement of tho Falrbury high school took place In the opera house tonight and in the presence of a crowded house the elsbt young people receive! their diplomas. The hnll was prettily ananged with ull sorts of plants, the class colons, gieen and white, being pioniinent in the decorations. The class has as its motto: "No Labor, No Harvest." Tho members o&lt; the class are: Fred D. Hothard, Gustle Brydia, Mary Louise Cairithers, Adah M. Compton, G. Josephine (Joiupton, Emma Eduu Slaughter Uthel Larene Swop and Anna M. Weber. The board of education, at tho suggestion of educators of the city, secured Hev. F. W. Gunsauius of Chicago, who delivered an address entitled "The Later Eloquence of I'm nanism," hi place of the members of tho class giving addrosses, which had been the caee in past years.
Capt. Fred Bernier Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Capt. Fred Bernier Dead. Kankakee, June 3.—(Special.)—Can*. Fred Uernler, prominent In Illinois National Guard circles and an olllcer of the Nineteenth Illinois Volunteers during the rebellion, died tonight. Cnpt. Bornier was a prominent Republican politician and had held many ofllces in the county, including that of sherlft He was captain of the local company of the National Guard for several jears He was uged 64 years and had been a resident of this county fiftythree years. He was a native of Canada and a cousin of Cnpt. Uernler, who will ha\c charge of the Baldwin Kclgler north pole expedition. *
Society Wedding at Decatur. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Society Wedding at Decatur. Decatur Juno 3. —(Special.)—A fashionable e\ent tonight was the marringe of Miss Uent lotto. ]&gt;ratt, dnughter of F. M. Pratt and Clarence Vance of Cleveland, Ohio. Guests were present from Chicago, Ckneliind, New York and other cltie 1 !. A brilliant inception followed the wedding. The couple left for the cast on a bridal tour.
M'LAURIN HOLDS SEAT [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
M'LAURIN HOLDS SEAT WITHDRAWS KUSIIINATION AS SLNAIOIC I'KUM M)UTII CAROLINA. I'cnoe, I'rosperllj- mill Happiness or IVoplo of btate Aru Aligned im tho ItCU-illllH. Columbus, S. C Juno 3.—flow Mcßwconey today received a letter fiom Senator McLauriu In which the senator sn&gt;s: "For the sake of pence, piospetlty ami happiness ol the people or this state.l am willing to hold on to my commission as United Slntit&gt; benutor and continue to serve the statu as 1 ha\u done In the past to the best of my übtlll\' "nut in retaining my seat in tho senate 1 will not consent to be handicapped or bossed by any one claiming a light to judge my motives or actions. I propose to exorcise my Judgment, on all uutnoual questions, under tho lnllucuce ot a high sense of responsibility to the people and to woik fot tho upbuilding of the political and matotlal Interests of tho statu. I recognize fully my accountability to the so\uielgn people, and am alunjs ready to give a stilct account o...