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WEST SIDE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
WEST SIDE NEWS. —Engine 402 was run out of the shops yesterday after lecehing general repairs. —Mr. Thomas Reedy has taken a position as switchman In the Alton yards in this city. —Genera! Superintendent Barrett came down on No. 0 yesteiday morning. He left heie in his pilvate car as a special at " o'clock jestorduy morning for a tiip over the middle division. —Tile Union Xews Company did not take chaige of the restaurant at the Union depot Juno 1, as anticipated, but sent word hat they would positively assume the management June 15. —The wrecking crew bpent all day yesterday at the Onarga wreck. They succeeded In getting the track clear, but tin re is a large mass of debris to be picked up.
THREATENED TO SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
THREATENED TO SUICIDE. —There was among (he strangers In the Alton yards yesterday a German, lie said that ho was from Chicago en route to Kansas City. He had been in business In Chicago, wheie he had a wife and st\ children, hut he failed. He was en loute to Kansas City riding freight trains. He bald that there wab a man there that lie had assisted materially when his fortunes were good. This man wjs now well off, and he hoped that he would return his favor. If he did not he said that there was but one couise left and that was to commit suicide. ,
THAT AIR BRAKE TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
THAT AIR BRAKE TEST. —The air brake trst which was held Sunday was the principal topic of conversation yesterday, and the results were lory much discussed. The tmts showed, It Is said, that the New York air brake was all that was claimed fm it and the equal of any on the road. ' —Brakeman Silas Gio\es, of North Oak street, Is suffering with pneumonia. —Mr. Wood, of the Pan Handle, Is a new freight conductor on the eastern division.
Cooking Discussed and Demonstrated. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Cooking Discussed and Demonstrated. —The MeLep.n County Domestic Science association met with Mrs. S. Noble King Saturday afternoon. A part of the tegular programme was laid aside and the ladles wore Invited to the kitchen to witness the demonstration lesson bv Miss ElUe Anthony, who quickly and dcftl,made and baked before the audience a number of quick made breads, German puffs, plain muffins, date gems, cream pull batter and soft combread or mush bread. Had Mrs. Korei been present, she suiely would have been proud of her pupil. Miss Anthony deserves a great deal of credit for the neat, dainty and expeditious niaunor in which bho conducted the leefon. After listening to a selected reading by Mis. Knowles. "The l'ower of a Smile," the association spent a social hour, In which Mrs. King scried a delicious luncheon. Ladies wele present from Carlock, Cooksville, Leioy and this city. The next meeting Is to he &gt;oung ladies' day, the first Satunlay in Jul&gt;, and a lin...
Marriage License Record. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Marriage License Record. —The following marriage licenses were issued yesterday: George 11. Klein, Dloomlngton. Maty M. Goetz, Dloomlngton Albert S. Marshall. Dloomlngton. Eleanor Foster, Bloomlngton. James A. Myeis, Illoomiugton. ' Nellie Smith, Biooiiiliigton. Carl S. I'asswaters, Dloomlngton. Rowina L. Hodge, Ulflomlugton. William M. Zler. Bloomlngton. Lucy M. Muhl, Dloomlngton.
Didn't Marry for Money. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Didn't Marry for Money. The Boston man who lately married .t sickly ilch young woitiuu. is happy now, for he got JJr. King's New Life l'llls, which restored her to perfect health. Infallible for Jaundice, Biliousness, Malaria, Fever and Ague and all Liver and Stomach troubles. Gentle but efiectUe. Only 25c at W. W. Harmon's and A. E. Stout's, Normal, drug stores.
Decision for Threshermen. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Decision for Threshermen. —Mr. J. 13. Parker, malinger of the suosciiption department or the American Threshei men, published ut Madison, 'Wis., is spending a day or two in the ctly looking uttor the intetest of thu Tlircshci s' National Protecthe absocintion, ami stntes that McLean county will Institute ,tlie banner lodge of the state on Wednesday, the Stli Inst, lie called the attention to an luticle In their May Issue which 'cites a. decision ot the supremu coutt of Indiana in the case of nugar Uogue, bi ought by Claude iiennett foi damages, the plaintift being a 12-year-uld bo&gt; who was liding a biejele and collided with an engine being ui out-lied on the streets of Kokonio by Mi. Uogue. Dennett wns awarded damages In the lower couit to the amount of $1„"&gt;00. Tlilb, however, was, reversed by the supreme couit. The decision was in imit as follows: , The city has no power by oidinance to exclude Horn Us stieets automobiles, bicycles, auction engines and other ...
Commencement at Colfax. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Commencement at Colfax. —The commencement exorcises nt Colfax will | Je hold net Friday evening In OlMnpic hall. Th,. high bcliool eltibs of 1901 conslstb of Otlb ll.iinllton, Ceorgiu .Vickeibon, Alice Shaipless, Eva Staulfer and Kate Hester, and these, together with Ashton's orchestra, fiom llloomlngton, will ftiuilbh mobt of the enleitainment of the e\enlng. The pto(sramiiia will be ab follows: ilui ch—"The Cailily," Ashton's Orchebtia. linoc.itlon—Rev. D. G Murray. "Cupid's Gaidun" lniermcvo— Orchestic. Snlutators and Ebbay—"Are wo Kducated?"—Geoigie E. .Vickeibon. Solu—"Chickadee,'—Benlah I'uctt. Class Ilistoiy—Eui Ji. Stiiuftoi. "Elcianor," Gavotte—Orchesti a. Cliibb Oiatlon—"lllinois," Otis l». Hamilton, i Selection from "The Burgomaster"— Oiclieblra. Clabb l'liophecy—Alice 12. Sharpies. "The Mosquito's Pniade" (A Jersey Heviow)—Oichebtra. Bbbay and Valedictory—"lnventions and Ditco'\eik's of the Nineteenth Centuiy"—Kate A. Hester. Presentation of Diplomas—Dr. F. J. Mltian. Ma...
Large Land Owners of Tunbridge. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Large Land Owners of Tunbridge. —Tunbrldge township, DeWltt county, In which Is situated the village of Kenuey, has a number of wealthy land owners,. Among thorn are Mr. J. E. Rybolt, vtho owns 3,000 acies of good farm land, which he rents for half the grain, or for $.") per acre cash. He also ownra one of (he handsomest residences in Kemiey and also the opeia house, with four store buildings under it. All. 13. W. Fruit owns acies of laud, most of which he rents, although his i*ons tarni a portion of it. Mr. G. \V. Dutler owiib 1.000 acres and rents It all. Mi. William Hrelsford has SOO acres of land, .Mr. 11. 11. Spicer has SOO and Mr. 11. C. Suttle !&gt;OO acres. Mr. Suttle also owns 700 acres In lowa, besides much valuable leal estate in Chicago, an inteiotat in the Kemiey bank, a large elevator in Keuney, .seierul business houses there and the finest icbldonce in the town. He also has an interest in the hotel building there. Mr. Fiuit also owns one of the opera house in ...
Noiseless Patrol Wagon. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Noiseless Patrol Wagon. —The police patrol wagon is now as nearly as possible a noiseless vehicle. It has been treated with a set of rubber tires, but by the operations of a mechanic upon the wheel hubs yesterday afternoon, much of the rattle and lackct which the wagon previously made has been dispensed with. The woik was done by a tiaieling mechanic who has a patent upon his doilco. It Is n very simple opeiation and consists of drilling down the wheel hub so that the side motion or the wheel is done away with. The nut is then ieplaced and the patrol after being given n trial yesterday was found *to make scarcely any noise as compared wllh Its former rattle. The polite department Is much pleased with the improiement.
Filed Agreement of Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Filed Agreement of Marriage. —On Saturday an anto-nuptlnl agreement was (lied in the county recorder's ofllce between Mr. Charles D. Murray and Miss Gussie L. Null, by which Mr. Murray agrees to transfer to Miss Null Mtlunhlc pioperty In Leroy and faim lands noni that place. The tianefer Is made for the consideration of love and altecllon and mutual promises of marriage, which are to be consummated on Juno 5. The land transferred is the interest of the grantor In tho estate of Robeit Murray deceased. Mr. Murray is a bookkeeper employed in one of the leading business houses of this city, and Miss Null is a prominent and highly esteemed &gt;oung woman of Leroy. The marriage will be celebrated Wednesday evening.
Where Mirage is Seen. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Where Mirage is Seen. —Thoio are three mirages l» this vlplnity which are quite well known to traveling men. One is just south of Kenney on the Illinois Central railroad and looks ns if a pond of water woe across the truck. Just south of Elkhuu Is another along the Chicago and Alton track. This al?o appears like a largo pond of water, but no water is there. South of Wapella on the track of the Illinois CVntial can generally ho seen an appearunce of a pond of water where no water exists. These mirages are always seen touth of a depot and always resemble a IHHid of water or a cloud of smoke. They are dpsi seen at noontime, when the tun is bhluiiig, and at no other time.
Beautiful Climbing Vines. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Beautiful Climbing Vines. '—Editor Pantagrnph:— Loving as 1 do the beautiful 1 want to toll jour lady renders about two charming evorgteen vines which glow here in our city to perfection, adorning our palatial homos and .cottages with a covering of living green. i refer to the "Running Winter IN J and the "Winter llonej suckle," tho latter being covered in summer with varlgated blossoms of delicious fragianee and if vine is tr.mmed up aud fastened will climb tltteon to twenty feet making a most charming fence covering, veranda or trellis shade. As an ornament for the graves ot our loved ones there Is nothing more fitting. The "Running Winter Ivy," u a wondorfni elJmber, needing no lastenlng. and a few rooth or cuttings placed at the side pf jour house will toon grow ami spread to cover its sides eompletolj'. As an-absorbent of dumnoss or moisture frorn the outer walls of your house It has grqat value, as well as being beautifully shady and ornamental. Roth are Impervious to frost au...
Confusion at Clinton Depot. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Confusion at Clinton Depot. —Clinton has three blanches of the Illinois Central, going In slv dlfleient dliee lions. The main lino is Mom Dubuque to UeutnUlu, then there it, a lino from Gllmnn to Springfield, nod one fiom Champaign to Havana. At 5.30 In the morning four passenger trains aie at the depot icttdy to start for Decatur, for Sprlnglicld, for Champaign and lor Oilman. Not a sign is on any car to tell whole It is going, and the tonduclois aie oblige 1 to go to the office to icgistor, bo that Intending travelers are about as badlj lulled up as can he. To add to the confusion, two of these I nil lib, that to Champaign and the one to Spiiuglleld, aie headed in the wrong direction, as they are run onto n sidetrack back ot the depot. Traveling men aie often confused, and Htiangeis are beside themselves trying to find out "where they are nt.". The lack o* system lb veiy had. No one announces the arrival or the departure of trains and no official Ik there to tell persons which tra...
Working for Big Stove Poundry. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Working for Big Stove Poundry. —A great many cities throughout central Illinois have been trying to tecum the Radiant Home stuvo woiks, of Eile. l'a., a branch of which Is to he located In this pan of the state. If the owneis ran llnd a suitable site. The business men 01 Watseka. Pontine anil Gibson City are now putting foith every cfloit to secuie the location of the plant In their rcspecthe cities. At Watselta a company lms been forineil to buy a laige It act of lnml and dhldo it Into lots to raise the $30,000 neu'bsar} to land tho concern. The Gibson lmpiovcmcm association lias secured a tract of ground which is platted Into city lots. These lota. 112 In all, have been placed on the market at $3OO each, and all the profit of the tiansaction will go Into the bonus fund to secure the stove factoiy. the repicsentnthos of the company stopped o\er In Uloomington on their way to a^aSalle.
Old Settlers Near Kenney. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Old Settlers Near Kenney. —ln Tunbrldgo township, DeWiU county, aie several old settlers. Among them Is Mr. John Moirison, who owns Pastime park, the old mill on Salt cieek and who was bom there in IS2!i. He has two acres on alfalfa and had the same amount last season. Ho gatheied four ciops oft his little Held, a\eraglng about a ton and a half each time pet acre. Mi. G. \V. Butler was born nenr Kenliey in IS2II and has always resided tbeie with the exception ot three ycais he spent in California. Mis. Thompson was born in ISI3 and Mrs. Summcis In ISOG. Mi. James Pettljohn was boin la ISIS, whil? Mr. C. \V. Fruit has lived there for tho past sixty-seven years. Ho went there at the age of !i yeais. Mr Kcmus Davis resides thiee milt* northwest of Kenney, Is 81 &gt;&lt;\us old and Is the only remaining Mexican soldier yet losidlng in DeWiu county.
Industrial Pontiac Exploited. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Industrial Pontiac Exploited. —The T'ontlac Sentinel has issued an industiial edition, sketching Pontine business men, institutions and various public enterprises The paper Is gotten up In a neat and attractive form, with pictures of the Lhingston county court house, Pontine township high school, central dlstiict school building, public library, Flist M. n , First Presbyterian and St. Mary's churches. The Pontiac Shou .Manufacturing company gives employment to SOO peiEons, and the lesldcncc part of the city is very attractive and beautiful. Tho edition shows the enteiprise and ability of Charles R. Trultt, publisher ot tho Sentinel.
Owns Zinc Land. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Owns Zinc Land. —Mr. C. M. Olmsted of Oronogo, Mo, who was heie to attend the funeral of his wife'h uncle. Dr. Allen T. Barnes, returned to his home last evening. Mi. Olmsted formeilj lhed in this city, where ho was employed with the Chicago &amp; Alton mllioad company, and left hero about three years ago Mr. Olmsted owns valuable land at Oionogo and n shaft Is now being sunk on his faim to prospect for rinc. It Is nlteady known that this valuable ore can be found In large quantities on the premises and Mr. Olmsted expects to realise large piofits In the undertaking. Tho /Inc mines are now bolng wo'ked and before long a lich find is looked for.
Champaign Golf Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Champaign Golf Tournament. —The Champaign Golf club has arranged a louinumcnt which will begin on June 10 mid end June 15. During the tournament week all scores will be divided into two classes, the players In each cluss being paired In theli own class and the winners of each pair will be matched ngain«t each class. Thus all the players will have a record good until the summer, at which time theio will ho a plnv for a new recoid. B. I" Hoirls, Jr., and Newton M. Hauls of Champaign will oiler a handsome sliver cup for the wlnneis In each class. , '