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DIED FROM INJURIES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
DIED FROM INJURIES. Mrs. Rachel Newcomb, One of the Pioneer Residents of Cheny's Grove, Expired as Result of Runnaway. —Mrs Rachel Newcomb, who was fatally Injured on Sunday nt Gibson City by a horse running away and throwing her out of her buggy, died on Monday morning at 3 o'clock. The news of .Mrs. Newcomb's death caused profound sorrownot only at Gibson City, where the accident happened, but at Saybrook, where she had lived nearly all her life. Mrs. Rachel Vanscoyoc was born In Fountain county, Indiana, August 29, 1828 and was the daughter of Mr. James Vanscoyoc, one of the pioneer settlers of McLean County and moved with her parents in 1829 to Old Town and soon thereafter moved to Cheney's Grove. She was united In mariage to Mr. John Newcomb and resided continuously on the old Newcomb homestead one mile northwest of Saybrook, until last winter, when she sold sold the old home farm and went to Gibson City to reside with her randdaughter, Mrs. Kempt. The deceased was a true and d...
DAVID STEPHENSON DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
DAVID STEPHENSON DEAD. Pioneer Resident of Danvers Expired Last Evening After Extended lllness. —David Stephenson, of Danvers, died Monday evening at 8:3O after an illness of six weeks. Mr. Stephenson was one of the best known men In the neighboihood of Danvers and his death will be a surprise and shock to his friends. He was born June 13, I82I, In Knox county, Ohio, and was the eighth child of John and Anna Lee Stephenson, He was the last surviving member of the family of ten. Mr. Stephenson was married to Elizabeth J. Jewell, March 2, 1847. They came to Illinois in 1859 and settled on a farm south of Danvers, where they remained until 1877 when they moved to Danvers. Mrs. Stephenson died June 23, I893. Six chlldien were born, three of whom are still living. They are: L. R , and John H. Stephenson of Danvers, and Mrs. M. L McClure of Bloomiugton. The grandchildren Leroy, Mamie, Laura and Hugh Stephenson, Lee and Llbbie McClure and one great grandchild also survive, to cherish grate...
ENTERTAINED BRIDAL PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
ENTERTAINED BRIDAL PARTY Ante-Nuptial Tarty for Mr. J. L&gt;. Tunic and Miss Wilcox (iMcm by Air. Ijitr- - react] Funic Lhhi Night. —Last night at bis home on Franklin square Mr. Lawrence Funk entertained In honor of his cousin, Mr. J. Dwlght Funlt, and Miss Grace Wilcox, who are to ho married tomorrow evening. The guests ■were Invited at 6:30, at which hour an elaborate dinner was served. Mates were laid for forty and the menu was a most tempting one. Tho tables were beautifully decorated, the color being pink and white. Carnations, roses and other floweis were used with most artistic effect. After dinner the company adjourned to the dancing hall on the third floor of the ■ evidence. Here a delightful piogramme of dances was enjoved. The music was furnished by Ashton's ttring band. The event was one of the most charming functions of the social season. The guests present from out or the city were Mrs. Rice, of Elmlrn. N. Y.; Miss Stoy, of Lafayette, lnd., and Mr. Carl Farmer...
Death of Mrs. Allie Walker. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Death of Mrs. Allie Walker. —Saturday evening at 5 o'clock in Leroy occurred tho death of Mrs. Alllo Walker, wife of Amcnzo Walker. Mrs. Walker's illness dated back over a period of two years, and her death was the result of n complication of diseases. The deceased was aged 57 years and 6 months being born In Mai ion county, lnd., the daughter of Harris and Sarah Mutton; she was mnrried to Amenzo Walker in ISS3 and moved at once to her husband's farm In McLean county on which they lived until about a yesr ago wfleu they mo\ed to Leroy. One- child was horn to the union, but died In Infancy. The husband, Ameiuo Walker, together Mith a number of brothers and sisleis, survive the deceased. The luneral occurred at Leioy .Monday fioin the house, with the interment in the Oak Grove cemetery. Uev. Mr. Sword of the Christian church conducted the services. Mr., John Button of Roundsburg, lnd , a brother of the deceased, was present at tho funeral. Tho bereaved husband has the sympathy of a la...
The Big Fire and No. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
The Big Fire and No. 19. —Editor Pantagrapb:—Every time I see mentioned In the l'antagrnph the memorial, June 19. H brings forcibly to my mind that eventful day, as it was June Hi, ISI9, that I van born, consequently I shall have a double cause to remember the date. 1 have boon In Bloomlngton thlrty-slx years; have seen most of the business bouses built, and nccn them dustioyed and now see them handsomely rebuilt. But one thing In particular appeals to mo—the llgures 19. I was born Juno 19, 1S19: the Dre occurred Juno 19, 1900, and the jubilee Is to be June 19, 1901, there being sit nlneteens connected with the reminiscence. DR. H. S. WOODARD Illooinlngton, June 3.
Building Athletic Track. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Building Athletic Track. —Work was begun yesterday In the building of a race and athletic track at the Wesleyan ball park. A number of tenuis and men were put to work and the task of throwing up and leveling off the ground selected made rapid progress during the day. The teamß and workmen weie hired from the city and the pay for the work will go Into the city treasury.
POSTMASTER McCAMRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
POSTMASTER McCAMRIDGE. I)r. lliirnos' Ab-Ui.mt &gt;uinml b&gt; IlmuWmcu to rill ChUir I'twltluu »t frcenlrape™ tin l&lt;. Washington. —William McCambridgo is now postmaster of Bloouilngton. ills appointment to the position, uinde by the boudsmou of till! Into Di. Haines, was, signed uml forwnidud to Washington at 4.30 yesterday afternoon. The bondsmen are the dliectors of the Third Xutlomil bnnl&gt;, where the postolllce deposits lm\u been made. Undei the i epilations of the postoulce department, upon the death of a postiuatiiei, his bondsmen must appoint a mull to fill the position until the subject of a successor shall recent) action nt Washington. Dr. Uiu lies' bondsmen simply fulfilled the rcqtili omenta ot the dopat tinetit's rt&gt;K&lt;i!atium&gt;. The bond of Dr. Barnes was lor fbO.OOO, and Mr. McCnmbiidge nssumes this, together with a small additional Indemnifying bond and u stipulation regarding the nppolmment of an as...
ZIER-MUHL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
ZIER-MUHL. MnrrUgc f.u*t i:\eititiu; or Iwi of ItlooinlilKluti'rt I'opuliir Yomi£ IVnple. —Last ovqnlng at the residence of Mr. nnil Mrs. William Muhl, 130S East Gro\o street, occuired the manlago of Mr. William Zler and Miss Lucy Mull). The handsome residence was nbln/o with light, and peals of mirtli resounded front the prettily decorated looms, Piompily at 7:110 to the slrulns of tho wedding march played by a mandolin orchestra tho binding words wcio spoken by Rev. J. H. Mueller, pastor of the Unitarian church, in the presence of so\cuty-fi\e of the mote Intimate friends and relatlves. The bride was attired In n gown of white, and curried a bouquet of loses. The groom was attired In the conventional black. Following the eel emony, Mr. and Mrs. Zler leceived the cougiutulntlous et tho assembled guests, after which all paitook of a mobt bountiful wedding BUppci. Mr. nnd Mrs. filer will not take a wedding tilp but will resido at the home of the bible's patents. Mr and Mis. Zler lire...
Senior Class Night. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Senior Class Night. —Tho class iuiy exercises of the class of lftOl of the high school wore held last night In the assembly room In that building. Theie was a large attendance and the piogiamnie was enjoyed by the audience. Tho clnss history was given by Miss Edna M. Van Schlock and Mr. Edwin S. Drown. Misses Edith V. Smith and Julia M. Holder read the class prophecy and Mr. Walter C. Muxfeld the class poem. The gifts were awarded by Miss Carrie De Etta Loach. Miss Vera M. Snow and Mr. Franklin W. Marquis drew up the class will. A solo by Miss Ada L. Wilcox and a selection by the senior orchestra weie much uppi eclated. The class 1011, which was called by the secretary, was much enjoyed. The graduates were all Boated on the rostium. The girls' woie their light o\oning di esses and the boys were attired in dark coats and duck tiousors. The officers of the class nre as follows: Piesident—Mr. Bernard Charles Capcn. Vlco picsident—Mr. Guy Cnrlyle-John-stono. Treasurei— Mr. Glenn David P...
Christian Science Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Christian Science Institute. —The quarterly Christian Science In-" stltute was held last evening at the First Church of Christ, Scientist. It was the occasion of some especial features, and many visitors from out of the city were piesent. Mrs. Delia lligby delivered the regular lectuie, which was listened to with Intel est, and afterward her students, nearly 100 In number, presented her with a handsome diamond brooch. The gift was a Christian Science emblem, a cross and crown encircled in a wioatb, there being twenty-four diamonds in the piece, l'rof. Messlck of Chicago made the presentation uddioss and Mrfc. Higby replied with suitable lemailts. Those present from out of tho clt} weio: Mrs. Wiggins of Blggsvllle, 111 , Mrs Dumlre of Kappa; .Mr. and .Mrs. Uarliydt of Terre Haute; Mr. and Mrs. Wairen of Mansfield; Mr. Kelso of Secor; Mrs. and Mrs. Wysong o' Kenney, 111.; Mis. and Miss Orendorf of Chenoa; Mr. and Mrs A. C. Eddy of Chonoa; l'rof. and Mrs Messlck and Mrs. Dlener of Chic...
Ordinances Often Violated. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Ordinances Often Violated. —Since June 1, the date on which it was announced the new ordinance against trash in the streets was to be enforced, theie has been no noticeable diminution of waste paper about the business part of the city. This would seem to Indicate that tho oidlnance Is often \lolatod by business men In throwing tinsh Into the gutters. Since there is to he soon inaugurated a new s&gt;stem o' cleaning tho uptown streets. It will be more Imperative than ever to see that the ordinances against scattering such debris on the streets are enfoiced. (
To Finish New Hospital Building. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
To Finish New Hospital Building. —The tiustecs o' the Deaconess hospital held a meeting last night in tho room of tho police magistrate at the city hall It was decided to go ahead with the finishing up of the addition to the hospital building, as tho means to do so have lii-eii piovlded. A few cltnnges will be made in the appointments and furnishing of tbo addition at the suggestion of the members of the «taiT. It is expected to have the [structure entirely llnlshcd by fall.
Lawn Pete for Miss White. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 4 June 1901
Lawn Pete for Miss White. —Yost'orday afternoon at their home on East Grove street. Misses Ada and KHtlo MiTuin gave a lawn pariy for Mlbs Grace White, who is soon to bo married to Mr. Moberly. There wore about 20 young ladles present. The afternoon was delightfully spent In social dlvorsemunts. Dainty refieshments were served. The hours wero from 5 to 7 o'clock.