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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 8 March 1903
ITS A SHAME TO MAKE YOUR WIFE WORK ALL DAY SUNDAY TAKE HER TO New Columbian FOR SUNDAY DINNER . By the way ^—nons ^ call and let us figure a little . Perhaps we can board you as cheaply as you can board at home . That will save the wife lots work . Perhaps prolong her life . F . I . GARRIGAN , Prop . TOM * iMWWro ^ , * ftiA A A A A A A ,-nli A . ifv . si A A A A A A A A A m /* Jk A # &gt; A A A A A A &lt; 0 &gt; m &gt; A A ftili yV i **»~~ -J . Do GREEN—^—t | &gt; 4 • H 8 SPECIALTIES H ?] The * Reimous Richardson &amp; Boynton M ¦ 1 Hot Blast , Gas Consuming Furnace I a — = — a — « j | Plumbing , Steam and Hot Water Heating | A OF THE VERY BEST ?! 3 Home Phone 478 214 W . Main St ., Urbana | Ithe economy ! I W . Lewis , Prop ., Champaign , Illinois . 1 SV % tf * 1 &amp;&amp; offe ^ 1 BVs ^^ % 4 fe 4 fe fl # fc 0 ^ bM #% I § ullII &amp; L ulGim yyullu ! NF SB ¦ ¦ ¦ 9 BBBft | BMP * ; ¦ ^ BP ^ Br ^ B * ^ E 73 ^ 897...
IS SCIENTIFIC " TOUCHER . " [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
IS SCIENTIFIC TOUCHER . Kx-Hrakeman in Hard Luck Visits a Barber Shop . Patrons Were Not Very Friendly at First But Under the Influence of Ills Expert Way , They Aid Him With Small Change . « Scientific begging has one of its most prominent exponents in . the person of Charles Brown , who paid Urbana a visit . Saturday and carried away quite a neat little sum as a result of his expert manner of touch . Brown is not an ordinary beggar . The patrons and personnel of a barber shop saw that when a lame man , who wore large glasses and evidently saw with difflcutty , entered the shop Saturday afternoon . He did not stop for parley but advanced to the first chair . Are you the managing barber The wlelder of ithe shears acknowledged the insinuation by a nod . I desire to pass among your pattrong , said ithe lame man . . Without waiting for an answer , lie went down the row of chairs and distributed cards , which told his biography and related how he was injured in . a wreck when employed o...
DEATH OF J . C . GILLILAND [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
DEATH OF J . C . GILLILAND Old Urbana Resident Passed Away Sunday Evening Decedent Served !? Civil War—Funeral to Be Held This Alternoon Under the Auspices ol Hit Comrades . James C . Gilliland died at the family home at 100 W . Park street Sunday evening at 0 : 30 o clock , after an illness extending over a period of several months . He was taken ill June 10 of last year with stomach trouble and since that time has been confined to his home continually . During that time he has suffered greatly and death , comes as a relief to him . Last Friday his condition took a change for the worse and from that time until his death he grew rapidly weaker . Mr . Gilliland was born in Kentucky on November 1 , 1 &amp; 35 . When quite young he came to Danville , 111 ., where on February 27 , 1854 . he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Hayden , who , with * wo adopted daughters , survives &gt; him . The daughters are Miss Sadie B . Gilliland , of Kansas City , Mo ., and Mrs . Bel...
WILL SUE PLUMBERS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
WILL SUE PLUMBERS Paxton Firm Will Ask Damages from Post and Green Who Enjoined Them . INJUNCTION IS DISSOLVED . Forger Bradley Goes to ( be Penitentiary—Proceedings in Circuit Court . Some time ago H . G . Post and J . D . Green obtained an injunction against Kemp MP 8 , and H ° P kins and the Urbana Board of education , restra 4 ~ *^ the latter from paying for the plumbing on the new Lincoln avenue scho o l building . It was declared that th . plumbing had . not been done in accordance with the city ordinances . The plaintiffs were given until last Saturday to file a bond for $ 500 , which they tailed to do . Attorney O . H . Wylie , of Paxton , appeared in circuit court yesterday morning for the Paxton firm , and the injunction was dissolved , as a result of the Urbana men failing to appear with the stipulated bond . The Paxton plumbers will attempt to throw the costs on Post and Green , and also suggest damages . Daniel P . Tuigg was arraigned and was lined $ 50 and costs to sta...
FOR THE CITY ELECTION ; [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
FOR THE CITY ELECTION ; Ward Voting Places Are Decided Upon at Special Meeting . Names of the Judges and Clerks Who Are to Serve on the Election Board—The Officials Whose Terms Expire . The voting places and the judges and clerks for the annual city election , which occurs next monjth , were selected at a special meeting of the cRy . council held last night for that purpose . They are as follows : First Ward—Oity Building—Judges , Frank A . Ingalls , James McKenzie , John White ; Clerks , Bert Jenkins , C O . Blue . •&lt; Second Ward—John Kerrigans , on * West Main street—Judges . Jacob Beclft er , W . S . Conover , C . B . Atterbury ; Clerks . Charles Bongart , Douglas Osborn . ... Third Ward—Herbstriet s shop , corner of Railroad and Birch streets—udge *! , A . B . Morrison , D . O . Viero , William Nichols ; Clerks , T . E . Lindsay , I . H . Gardner . Fourth Ward—Universalist Church basement—Judges , R . B . Johnson . A M . Fauley , F . I . Tobias ; Clerks , J . V . Kigg...
LENTEN LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
LENTEN LECTURES Rev . George E . Hunt ol Presbyterian Church Gives First of Series . NEW THEOLOGY IS THEME jS ^ k Faith in the New Theology Subject for Scholarly Discourse Last Sunday Night . At the First • Presbyterian church Sunday evening . Rev . George E . Hunt , the pastor , gave the first of a course of lectures ito be given during the Lenten season . The subject was The Old Faith In the jS ew Theology . Briefly , Mr . Hunt spoke as follows : Religion does not change , but men s philosophies of religion do change . Religion is the life of God in the heart of man—a life that continues from age to age . . But theology , men s explanations of religion , change from age to age . There has been a period of great religious activity during the last quarter of a century , but that activity has been practical , the church attempting to adjust her methods of work to the changed conditions of our age . During this period there has also been a steady growth Of men s conceptions of God and...
IS MARIE A BOOTBLACK ? [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
IS MARIE A BOOTBLACK ? Chicago Paper Suggests That Missing Hair-Dresser Is in New York . BOTH WEAR PINK RIBBON . Forrest Girls Say They Worked Their Way to Gotham by Shining ShoesAre Marie and Belle Forrest , the girl bootblacks of New York , the missing Marie Smith and an unknown companion ! This question is suggested in a New York dispatch to a Chicago paper Sunday . The fact that a Marie was missing here and that one had bobbed up in New York had been marked , but this was the first time the suspicion had appeared in print . In the description in the newspaper story , it is stated that Marie wears a pink ribbon . It will be remembered by those who knew her here , thatthis was generally a prominent feature of her coiffure . Portions of the story follow : One of the brokers who gave up 50 cents for a ticket entitling him : to a ahine , became so interested in the fair bootblacks that he telegraphed to a friend in Champaign , and asked him whether the girls were known there . This i...
FARMERS ARE STILL FIRM [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
FARMERS ARE STILL FIRM Agriculturalists Are in Fighting Mood Now . Longview Is Interested—Committee Is Appointed—Think New Survey Is a Bluff . Reports from St Joseph state that the farmers in . * - « .: vicinity are firm in their decision to fight the Frisco . The farmers had another meeting last week in regard to the new railroad running through their farms . . They are Eft-ill in a righting mood and propose to fight this railroad project to a linish . Owing to a misunderstanding of th &gt; ef time set for the meeting , there Tvas not a very large crowd out , but tho » e that were there were very enthusiastic . A committee on finance was appointed and this committee is supposed to look after all ithings for the present . J . W . Somers , U . G . Glascock and O . A . Peabody were the gentlemen appointed . Longview citizens have become interested and have sent a request to this organization to join them . The farmers here are willing that the Longview people should come in wi...
INTERNATIONAL CORN CONTEST . ' [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
INTERNATIONAL CORN CONTEST . Prof Holdcn s Plan for Great Corn Judging Event at St . Louis , ^ . h Prof . P . G . Holden , head of Lie department of agronomy of Iowa college , and formerly , of the University of Illinois , has been in conference with the directors of the department ^ f . agriculture and the Iowa Louisiana Purchase Exposition upon , plans for holding an international corn judging contest , at the St . Louis World s Fair . - The idea of Prof . Holden is to arrange a judging contest for corn , on the same line that the stock judging contests are carried on at the International Live Stock shows in Chicago . • He says there would be no difficulty In getting a trophy similar to . the Spoor -trophy offered by leading corn breeders . The corn judging contest and competition for the trophy would be open not . only for the students . of the different agricultural colleges at the country , but for boys from all over the world . Mr . Holden believes that while such a contest wo...
BOOMING ST . PATRICK'S DAY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
BOOMING ST . PATRICKS DAY . . Special Train Will Convey Ivesdale Contingent to Urbana . Rev . Father J . H . Cannon reports arrangements for the big celebration of St . Patrick s uay booming . It is believed that the biggest crowd ever here on the day will throng to the twin cities . Ivesdale will be brought here en masse . A special train on the \ Vaba ~ h will bring up about four hundred persons ., and reports from other places in the county indicate a widespread interest in the eelebration . Father Cannon recently exchanged pulpits with Father OBrien , of Ivesdale , and reported to the St . Patricks congregation Sunday that as a result of his visit to the village , that he had received $ 200 for the new church . The ladies auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians held a meeting Sunday and furthered arrangements for the . celebration .
SUNDAY WAS A BALMY DAY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
SUNDAY WAS A BALMY DAY . Spring-Like Weather Brings Out Numerons ^ Pedestrians . It looked like spring Sunday . There was weather of the balmy kind and it was enjoyed by hundreds of pedestrians . In the afternoon the principal streets were traversed by many enjoying the first out-door breath of spring air . The balmy air vanished by nightfall , however . Yesterday was not nearly as nice a day . Sneak Thieves . lai spite of the reward for the detection of the , party or parties who make a business of stealing The Courier from subscribers , doors , the complaints still come in . The Courier would like to pay that reward to somebody , and wo think one arrest would bo all the object lesson these sneak thieves would needV If a thief can be caught , The Courier will see he gets the extent of the law .
-ALETHEORIANS' NEW OFFICERS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
-ALETHEORIANS NEW OFFICERS . Every Member of Club Has a Post and Everyone Is Happy . The Aletheorians , the club of Upbana s pretty and petite girls , has chosen its officers for the next six months . Those who are honored are : President , Cora McClurg ; vice president , Pearle Goodell ; secretary , Carrie Nast ; treasurer , Maude Seweil ; sergeant-at-arms , Bernice Shepherd ; assistant sergeant-at-arms , Ruby Goodell ; chairman social committee , Flora Hicks ; assistant Bertie Hauser ; pianist , Mary Thornburn ; assistant Mary Kirkpatrick ; toast mistress , Ethel Butler ; judge , Ethel Wilson . This is an Imposing list of officers , but one of the rules of the club is that everybody shall have an office . The organization holds a meeting every other week for the discussion of important questions . Fined for Riding on Parking . William Burnett , who resides on a farm about two miles south of the city , paid a line of $ 3 and costs yesterday for riding a horse over the parking on ¦ ...
REAL ESTATE DEALERS ARE HIT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
REAL ESTATE DEALERS ARE HIT . Interpretation of Elkins Law Will Do Away Away With Home-Seekers Rates . Urbana real estate dealers are hit by the Elkins law . -Saturday the dealers in land received notice that as a result of the interpretation of the law , the usual homieseeker s rates would be discontinued .. These excursions have been many recently , and the new ruling , , if it holds , will hurt the real estate dealers considerably . No More Bodies Recovered , Glens Falls , NV Y ., March 9 . —No more bodies of those drowned in Saturdays ferryboat accidentat Spier Falls have been recovered , and a rise of four feet in the Hudson Sunday night makes the hope of finding the bodies very faint . The company Mondaj ^ U ^ out a list which shoe s that the knenra dead number three and the minsingi 14 men , all Italians ,
BIOGRAPHY OF MRS . L KIRBY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
BIOGRAPHY OF MRS . L KIRBY Story of Good Life of County Resident Who Died Recently . ; Mrs . Lucinda Kirby was born January 197 1831 , and died March 2 , 1903 . She was born in Georgetown , VermiL lion county , Illinois . She moved with her parents to Knox county , Indiana , where she resided until 18-18 . Hex father died at Edwardsport , Ind ., leav ing the mother and six children with whom she moved to Champaign county , 111 . Here she was married to Ellas Kirby in 1831 . To their union was born seven chilIren , two boys and five girls , of which six survive her . She united with the U . B . church about forty years ago and had since lived a Christian ltfe . She was a kind anC loving mother and affectionate wife , and during all hei suflering , she was heard to complain that she was tired and wanted rest But God , in his own good will , saw fit to make us a lonely home and take hei home to rest She leaves behind ; her to mourn her loss a husband , sixchildren , one sister and two ...
^ ANNOUNCEMENTS [ : ILLINOIS CENTRAL R . B . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
^ ANNOUNCEMENTS [ : ILLINOIS CENTRAL R . B . f / - »• ¦ t __ The second Illinois Central Kxp- - l _ , U || 3 curslon to Cuha will leave Chlf v- * ¦ - * capo . St . J . onls , Cincinnati and j Louisville Feb . 13 . 1903 . reachlnc same points on the return Feb . 24 . A clcllctiful voyage across the Gulf of Mexico , a sX days stay ou the t Island of Cuba , iticlurttntr a visit to Havana , [ Matanzas , the Valley ol Yimiuri , the Caves of Belle Mar and other Interesting nolnfs under the t escort of the American Tourist Association Kate from the points mentioned wit beSldOfnr the round l » ip . which amount will include all expenses everywhere . Itineraries . eiviiiK full particulars , of your local Illinois Central asent • New Orleans — &lt;? a ¦» * . vy v ^ ¦ wu for the tourist to visit . Winter tourist rates now In effect . Double dally service end fast steam-heated vesi tibule trains with throuRh leeplus cars , buflet-llbrary-smokins car service and all meals en - route In ¦...
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS Condensed News Items of General Interest to Railroad Men . GATHERED BY THE COURIER Doings of .-the Officials and Employes Along the Peoria and Eastern . Tlie ogreement adopted by the passenger officials of the Western railroads , in view of the new Elkins law , is more remarkable for what is left unsaid than what is included . Oufside of clergymen and objects of charity no passes or reduced rates are to be given , except as specified in the following report made by the committee of which John Francis of ithe Burlington system , was chairman : Tarty Kates—All party tariffs to be restricted to theatrical companies or companies organized to give public enter tainments for pay . Filing Tariffs—All excursion tariffs to be tiled with the interstate commerce commssion . • United States Troops and Militia—As there appears to be no exception made under the law in their favor the full tariff or agreed rates , subject to legal deductions and equalized rates via competing lin...
k For Piles . i ; Sample mailed free . ; One application gives relief [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 10 March 1903
k For Piles . i ; Sample mailed free . ; One application gives relief I ; ¦ The continued use of Humk phreys Witch Hazel Oil pe i ? - ! « ,, manently cures Piles or Hem- ) , orrhoids—External or Internal , jp Blind or Bleeding , Itching or ^ - Burning , Fissures and Fistulas . t Relief immediate ^—cure certain . ? i . It- Three SIzea , 25 c , 50 c and § 1 . 00 . gold by ^ * DrnKgiats , or sent prepaid on receipt or price . ^ Humphreys Medicine Co ., Cor . William and « _ John Sts .. New York . I NERVOUS DEBILITY ^ g Vital ¦ Weakness and Prostrafy , tion from overwork and other I : ! causes . Humphreys Homeo f , pathic Specific No . 28 , in use y over 40 years , the only successful remedy . $ 1 per vial , or spec- ; ¦ ial package for serious cases , $ 3 . * Bold by Druggists , or sent prepaid on receipt ot pricev £ • Humphreys Med . Co ,, William &amp; John Sts ., N . Y .