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DREAM CREATIONS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 April 1875
DREAM CREATIONS . BY V . W . C . With a feeling of pride the American citizen takes his pen and writes high in the zenith , by the side of Star of Empire his motto , Life is practical . Nothing more , nothing less . So intensely extreme has this idea of human existence become in our land that if any thought would enter the citadel of the American mind it must send a herald to trumpet the watchword practical . And we see through every action if we hear not from the lips , No freaks of fancy for me if you please , my life , at least , shall not be an empty dream . Ushered into life amid the turmoil and tumult of so much action , the buzz and bustle of machinery , the rumble of the locomotive , the shrill whistle of the steamboat , the ringing echo of the pioneer s ax , we can hardly wonder at the outgrowth of such a sentiment in the American mind . And • yet how exclusive , how sordid , what an inadequate comprehension of man past , man present , man future . The thought wanderer may ...
I . I . U . DIRECTORY [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 April 1875
I . I . U . DIRECTORY STUDENTS GOVERNMENT . EXECUTIVE President , J as . Faulkner . Vtce-President , Miss M . Steele Secretary , F . L . Wood . Treasurer , Miss K . Kariher . Marshal , C . B . Gibson . J UDICIARY . Chief Justice , J . E . Leflar . Associate Justices , \ £ • ^ B ! ard - ( tr . W . Hiett . Prosecuting Attorney , D . Mackay . LEGISLATIVE . President of Senate , II . Mackav . Vice-President , Miss E . Bogardus . Secretary , Miss L . Ayres . AssI . Sec y . J . W . Campbell . Members of the Senate . R . Allen . H . F . Baker . A . E . Barnes . J . C . Lewellyn . M . O . Weed , E . O . Lee , W . A . Mackay . W . Ward F . I . Mann . Miss M . E . Pace . W . H . Prescott . C . Y . Roop M . A . Scovell . W . C . Pollock , G . R . Shawhan . Miss A . Campbell H . H . Tyndale . Commander of Battalion , _ Col . E . Snyder . Commander Right Wing , Capt . F P Dobson Commander Left Wing , Capt . W S Everhart Band Leader Capt FT Manr . Co A Capt . Jas . Faulkner Co B Capt J H Parks Co...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
¦ T ^ ss ^^^^^^ r ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^™—^^™^ -- - ¦¦ ¦¦• i ¦; * ;; P ^ V OL . iv ., MAY , 1875 . No . s . ^ 1 . a ? SIDE PUBLISHED AND PRINTED . AT THE IllinoisIndustrialUniversity. IiEAItmNG ANDLABOR . . . . ; ¦ ¦ » . • •¦ . ¦ CONTENTS : CONTRIBUTIONS : &gt; - FAGE , A Week at Newport—Del .... ¦ . 219 Habits of Plant—T . J . B ; ... .... .... 222 j Economy in Illumination—Prof . S . W . Robinson ... .... . 327 - -UNIVERSITY . ; ¦ . ¦ . ; •¦ . •;*— ; Laws of College Gov . .... .... . . / .. ..... 232 Interstate Contest . ; ,. . .... .... . .... .... 236 Union Meeting .... .... ... .... .... 237 Donors to ILLINI .... .... 239 Locals etc . .... .... ... : . ... 240 College News and Exchanges . .... 241 EDITORIAL . &gt; ^ MI ^^———^ * 1 TERMS— $ 1 . 35 a Year in Advance . ALL C OEOBSFONDENCE SHOULD BE ADDRBNED T UB ILLINI I CHAMPAIGN , ILL . g A , ¦ , ., ¦ aJ •
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
VVALIvhii JHlul-iibKb , Wholesale and retail . Dealers and Manufacturers qf EVERY VARIETY OF FURNITURE Mirrors , Pictures Moldings ,. Builders Moldings , Stair-Railings , &amp; c , &amp; c . UNDERTAKING AND CABINET JOBS TO ORDER 45 Neil Street , Champaign , III WM . BOWEN , TAILOR&amp; DRAPER, 14 MAIN STREET , CHAMPAIGN , ILLINOIS A . M . COFFEEN , Dealer in Blank Books , School Supplies , Sheet Music , Pictures , Frames , Fancy Goods , Musical Instruments , &amp; c . All goods at lowest prices . •, No . 30 Main St ., Champaign . N . STERN &amp; BRO . Keep on hand the best assortment of Men s and Boy s Clothing , Furnishing Goods , Hats &amp; Caps . Lowest prices . . LI . U . suits a specialty . I- B . ARNOLD &amp; BRO . Manufacturers and dealers in ••- • BOOTS &amp; SHOES , 19 Main St ., Champaign , III All styles Boots and Shoes made to order . Headquarters for 1 . 1 . Suits at E . MILLERS , No . * i Main st ., Champa...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
¦ -ALLA .-UWhiv Si ; ^ i \ Lt , DEALER IN Groceries , Provisions , &lt;&amp; Bakery . Corner of Main and Market Streets , URBANA - - ILLINOIS . I keep constantl y on hand a full line o ! STAPLE &amp; FANCr GROCERIES , Which I will sell as cheap as any house in the county . Special attention to Students in the delivery of Bread , Cakes , Pies , &amp; c . at the University once a day . Clubs solicited . Goods delivered free . RUGER &amp; CO ., BAKERS &amp; CONFECTIONERS , No . 37 1-2 Main Street , Champaign , keep Bread , Pies and Cakes , Ice Cream , Lemonade , Soda Water , Fruits , &amp; c , in their season . HfOysters served in all styles . C , GLOVER , BAKER AND CONFECTIONER , 2 b Main Street , Champaign , III ., Has constantly for sale the best brand of oysters , and serves them up in every style . HENRY SWANNEL , DEALER IN DRUGS AND MEDICINES , Books Stationery , Paints , Oils , Wall Paper , etc . Also all University text bo...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
ILLINOISINDUSTRIALUNIVERSITY This Scientific and Polytechnic University , founded jointly by the United States and the State of Illinois , offers UNSURPASSED FACILITIES FOR EDUCATION In the , following departments : I . The College of Agriculture , includingthe School of Agriculture and the School of Horticulture . II . The College of Engineering , including the Schools of Mechanical Engineer ing , of Civil Engineering , of Mining Engineering , and of Architecture . . III . The College of Natural Science , including the Schools of Chemistry and of Natural History . IV . TheCollege of Literature and Science , including the schools of English and •;Modern Languages , and of Ancient Languages . . ADMISSION : . ! : - / The best time for entrance is at the beginning of the College year in September , but students may enter at any tinie if prepared to pass the examinations . Persons designing to apply for admission next September , should notice carefully the following conditions of admis...
A WEEK AT NEWPORT . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
A WEEK AT NEWPORT . , BY DEL . Aunt Eunice , said I , appearing at the door of the sitting-room with a pair of slippers in my right hand , a dress on my left arm , and a puzzled look on my face : Aunt Eunice had I better take a trunk to Newport with me ? I don t know dear , replied she quietly ; how long do you expect to stay ? Not more than a week certainly , said I . Then dear I guess— , what do you intend to do ? Oh ! I replied , visit all the objects of interest , and spend all the time I can with old Neptune . Well then continued Aunt Eunice , as you expect to stay so short a time , and do not expect to attend parties etc ., I think you had better not take a trunk ; take only what you need , it will be less trouble . Thus advised I packed a satchel and basket , putting in a book on Zoology and one on Botany , for we expected to gather ever so many specimens of shells and cryptogams . We expected to take the ten . o clock boat and at nine , I was all ready and our luggage stood ...
HABITS OF PLANTS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
HABITS OF PLANTS . BY T . J . B . Nothing in the line of Natural History of recent date has so arroused the observing , and elicited so much discussion , calling forth so many explanations , as the relation of plants and insects ; especially the means employed by the former to secure the services of the latter in the distribution of pollen and the actual catching and use of the insects by the plants as food . This hasty sketch is written from the side of the plants . Some equally marvellous accounts of the special adaptations of the insect , might also . have been given , time and space permitting . The whole matter is new , though every newspaper in the land has ventured to enlighten its readers thereupon . CARNIVOROUS HABITS OF PLANTS . Many of the facts had indeed been long known and even interpreted as we now understand them , but failed to interest any beyond the individual investigators . The times were not ready for such anomalies in nature . Plants were looked upon as so who...
ECONOMY IN ILLUMINATION , [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
ECONOMY IN ILLUMINATION , From the Physical Laboratory of the University . BY PROF . S . W . ROBINSON . Questions like the following are often raised , especially by those contemplating changes , for in this Age of Improvement no one has a desire for advancing backward . What is the best mode of illumination ? what is the best mode of warming and ventilating ? what are the relative merits of animal and vegetable fiber in clothing ? should our diet be largely or sparingly animal ? should we use much or little salt in seasoning ? is sugar only useful in rendering food palatable or is it valuable as a food , etc ., etc . While these questions are difficult of solution , an exact solution of some being perhaps impossible ; others , at least parts of them , admit of being answered with considerable exactness . It is not my object to so intrude upon the Department of Domestic Economy as to attempt an answer to all these questions . But having results , lately brought out bearing upon one ...
THE UNIVERSITY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
THE UNIVERSITY . LAWS OF COLLEGE GOVERNMENT . The following are the Laws of the College Government , enacted by the Senate and approved by the Regent , now in force . (¦ j _) An Act to provide for the proper jurisdiction of the College Government . Sec . i . The University District shall comprise the cities of Champaign and Urbana , and shall be divided into three precincts . • Sec . 2 . The New University Building and grounds shall be pre cinct no . i . Sec . 3 . The University Dormitory and enclosure shall be precinct no . 2 .. Sec . 4 . The Mechanical Building and yards shall be precinct no . 3 . Sec . 5 . All other territory included within the District shall be precinct no . 4 . ( 2 ) . An act to provide for the administration of justice under the laws of the College Government . Sec . 1 . All violations of the laws of the College Government shall be classed under the head of misdemeanors . Sec . 2 . Misdemeanors shall be of the first ( 1 ) second ( 2 ) and third ( 3 ) degrees ...
INTER-STATE CONTEST . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
INTER-STATE CONTEST . Illinois claiming to first have instituted the Oratorical Contest idea , has probably looked forward to the occasion of our first inter-state contest with more of interest and anxiety than any other state participating . The marked success of our collegiate contests induced our association to establish this higher order and invite into the ranks the champions of the different states . Iowa , Mo . , Wis . and Ind ., the only states having similar associations , readily acceded . The association now numbers forty-seven institutions , enrolling near twelve thousand students . Indianapolis , Ind . was the place chosen for holding the first contest . The work of the convention , which met the 13 th , was of little general interest ; except to determine the prizes , and place of next meeting . The prizes awarded arc a gold medal for the first prize , and a silver medal for the second prize . The place for holding the next annual session was fixed at Chicago , and the...
COLLEGE NEWS AND EXCHANGES . . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
COLLEGE NEWS AND EXCHANGES . . The ladies of Chicago University have a separate study room assigned them . The seniors of Syracuse University are to have no orations on commencement . Theses on assigned subjects to be handed to the faculty are substituted . The combined income of the two great Universities of England in 1871 was $ 3 , 722 , 028 . Last year that of Oxford was $ 2 , 000 , 000 ; of C am bridge , $ 1 , 500 , 000 . A cadet engineer in the Annapolis Naval Academy , has been expelled for refusing to fence with a colored cadet . Yale College claims to have among the graduates of the Academic department , 14 6 who have been members of congress , 56 college presidents , 32 governors , 2 secretaries of war , and 3 secretaries of state . The Westminster Monthly has a charming story (?) in its April number . Aunt Dinah s bob-tail rooster is anew creation in literature . If the original could be found and the breed propagated how many sorrowing damsels would be comforted . The Be...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1875
EDITORIAL The desire to hold inter-collegiate re-unions is spreading like an epidemic among our colleges . The inter-collegiate boat race imported from England first turned the minds of college students to the subject . Then oratorical contests , originating in the West among colleges where boat racing was impossible , filled its place and served to draw nearer those great institutionsjwhose common , object should bind them in fraternal union . From our exchanges we learn that this idea of collegiate contests is apout to be carried farther . Some of the students who seem to have but little work to do , and finding themselves left behind in the race for oratorical and literary honors , have thought to become famous by forming Inter-Collegiate Chess , Base-ball and Billiard Associations . One of our Exchanges has a special department devoted to the noble (?) game of Chess . All are invited to send contributions as it is the aim of the Editor to develop this pastime to its greatest ext...