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PRELIMINARY DEBATE IS HELD Winners in Contest—Vrof . Barton Lec -tures on " Rome . " [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
PRELIMINARY DEBATE IS HELD Winners in Contest—Vrof . Barton Lectures on Rome . The second preliminary for the Illi-nois-Missouri debate was held yesterday afternoon at the University . A . B . Gorman , A . M Shelton and I # W . Zartman were the victors , while Mr . Storm was chosen as the alternate . Prof . Herbert J . Barton ; professor of Latin in the University , lectured yesterday afternoon on Rome . The ture was illustrated with lanern slides . SURPRISE MR . AND MRS . J . G . OLDHAM They Are Agreeably Reminded o ! Thelt Thirty-Second Wedding Anniversary . Mr . and Mrs . James G . Oldham were agreeably reminded of their thirty ^ second wedding anniversary on Monday A number of friends dropped in on the couple at their home on Grocn street , and aided them in- recalling the fact . Mr . and Mrs . Oldham and their visitors all had a most enjoyable time and the anniversary was most suitably commemorated .
"WHITE RIBBONS" MEET . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
WHITE RIBBONS MEET . Losing Side in Contest Entertains Victors Very Pleasantly . Excellent Program Is Given Alter Which Palatable Refreshments Are Discussed by the Gathering . On Tuesday evening a merry crowd of almost a hundred White Ribbonera gathered at the home of Mr . and Mrs . Howard Cunningham , the occasion being a reception given by the losing side in the previous contest to the victorious side . The reception committee , Mesdames Sale , Frisinger , Cunningham , Lott , Hlserodt , Ingalls , and Pilcher , received the company . White bows were the distinguishing badge of the entertainers . Miss Opal Cunningham favored the company with two songs ; Master Claude Frisinger and Miss Clara Moilendorf gave some artistic instru mental duets on the piano . Mrs . Flora Sims gave a very forcible reading describing the frightful feelings of the little ones left at home while papa and mamma go out to spend the eveinng . Mrs . Jessie Butler , in a short speech , told of the local option b...
THE LIGHT THAT FAILED . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
THE LIGHT THAT FAILED . Rudyard Kiplings Popular Story Will Appear in The Courier . Is One of the Best of Stories and Will Be Read With Great Interest by Urbana People . The next story to be published in The Courier will - be Rudyard Kipling s great masterpiece , The Light That Failed . This story has had a great run in the high-priced bound volumes , and has been dramatized and run for many nights in London . It is one of the most popular stories of the day , and will be read with great interest by The Courier subscribers . After this story is under way , you will be telling your friends about it , and they will want It , too , but it will bo impossible to furnish any back numbers . Therefore , it will be doing a favor to your friend to mention the fact that The LightThat Failed will start in The Courier in a few days . They can get their subscriptions made in time to get the first installment . Its a great story .
CIRCUIT COURT ADJOURNS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
CIRCUIT COURT ADJOURNS Recess Taken on Account of the Judicial Convention . Grand Jury Completes Labors and Returns Thirty-Five Indictments in AllEntries in the Docket . After being in session only a short time yesterday morning , circuit court was adjourned by Judge Philbrick until Monday morning at 0 o clock . The adjournment was made on account of the judicial convention which Is to be held in Decatur today . The grand jury has completed its work and yesterday returned seventeen indictments , making a total of thirty-five for the term . The number is below the average . The entries on the docket yesterday were : People vs . John Runyan , burglaryindictment nollied by state s attorney . People vs . John Runyan , petit larceny—Defendant arraigned and enters plea of guilty ; defendant fined . $ 10 and costs and sentenced to the county jail ten days and pay costs . George Worthingtion Company vs . W . H . Jaques , assumpsit—Passed . W . F . Hardy vs . Mary J . Mallow , attachment—On ...
OLD CEMETERY GHOST . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
OLD CEMETERY GHOST . Spook Proved to Be Some One Attired in a White Sheet . Women and Children Frightened—Residents ol the Neighborhood Serve Warning on the Would-Be-Joker . The ghost in the old cemetery has been laid . For some time residents in the vicinity who are accustomed to cross the street to keep from walking under a ladder- ; who viewed with fear the number thirteen , and who dislike black cats , have observed with shivers a filmy white form flitting across the old graveyard at night . The nocturnal visitor has been an object or terror to several gentlemen of color who have passed the cemetery . But there need be no fear any more . On Tuesday night the ghost followed a woman home . He was accompanied by two friends who wonr masks . While they did not frighten her , they succeeded in making themselves quite a nuisance . Last night a resident called at this office and said he desired to have The Courier publish a warning to the ghost . He intimated that if the spook put in a...
A LIMIT ON DEBATE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
A LIMIT ON DEBATE Allison Wants to Know If Rules Need Revising to Shorten Senate Discussions . A COMMITTEE TO REPORT Presiding Oiiicer Calls Attention to Business That Can Come Before Extra Session . Washington , March 11 . —At the opening of the session of the senate Wednesday , Senator Frye , * he president pro tempore , called the attention of sentaors to the fact that under a strict interpretation of the rules only ? uch * business as properly belongs to the matters under consideration in executive session should be presented at this extra session of the senate . He said it only confused the record to have other business introduced now , and it would all have i o be reintroduced at the regular session of the senate in December . To Limit Debate . Senator Allison ( la . ) offered a resolution , which , he said , he thought was proper at this time , authorizing the committee on rules to reexamine the rules of the senate , with the view of ascertaining what changes , if any , are n...
PETITION FOR A PAVEMENT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
PETITION FOR A PAVEMENT . Residents of University Avenue and Lincoln Street Want an Improvement . A petition for a pavement on University avenuo and Lincoln street is being circulated . It is desired to start the paving on the east side of Romine street , thence east to Lincoln , and thence to Main street The residents are much interested in the project and it is said a majority favor the improvement . The pavemeat could be completed by . the middle of June if hurried . The style of pavement favored is brick , with concrete foundation . To Move So Champaign . H . J . Liedendeker expects to move fr , om Hensey township to Champaign . He is at present Supervisor of that township , and came to . Champaign county in 1858 . . . ¦; ¦ ¦ - . •; : &gt; •
J . W . ROYER WILL TRY AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
J . W . ROYER WILL TRY AGAIN Architect to Take Another Whirl With the Piatt County Supervisors . Architect J . W . Royer left last night for Monticello , where the siipervlsors of Riatt county meet today . He carried with him his plans for the new Iiatt county court house . Some time ago the committee on the new building gave the job to the Urbana man , but dissension betvfeen the Bement and Monticello factions threw the whole matter up in the air . It was decided to have throe architects prepare new plans . Mr . Royer will be opposed by a Chicago , and a Decatur architect in the competition .
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
THE STEEL HIGHWAYS Condensed News Items of General Interest to Railroad Men . GATHERED BY THE COURIER Doings oL the Oificials and Employes Along the Peoria and Eastern . i Philadelphia , March 10 . —The stockholders of the Pennsylvania Railroad company in annual meeting today voted to increase the capital stock of the company by $ 150 , 000 , 000 , making the total authorized capital $ 400 , 000 ,- 000 . Of the increased capital $ 100 , 000 ,- 000 will be issued in straight stock and the directors are given the option of issuing the remaining $ 50 , 000 , 000 in convertible bonds . The increase will be ratifled by a stock vote two weeks from today , as required by law . The stockholders also voted to lease for a period of 20 years the Western I \ ew York and Pennsylvanit railroad . After the annual report had been adopted and other routine business transacted First Vice President Green addressed the stockholders on the resolution authorizing the increase in the capital . He said for...
PRIZE OFFERED FOR BOYS . Farmers * Institute Offers Premiums for Young Corn-Growers . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
PRIZE OFFERED FOR BOYS . Farmers * Institute Offers Premiums for Young Corn-Growers . For the purpose of interesting the boys in the County Farmers Institute and introducing improved seed corn into the several counties , the Illinois Farmers Institute offers to furnish a package of seed corn , consisting of 500 grains of some pure bred variety grown by a member of the Illinois Corn Breeders Association to any boy under IS years of age , who will send his name and address and four cents to pay postage on corn to A . B . Hosteller , secretary , Springfield . Illinois . This is done on condition that the corn be grown by the boy as per directions upon the package and a sample exhibited at the Champaign County Farmers Institute . Premius will be offered for the same through the County Institute . The breeder and donator of corn , the name of the variety , the score card of the Illinois Corn Growers Association , to assist in selecting ten ears for exhibit , adn the directions for planti...
' County News [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
County News X ^ r ^^ 3 &amp; Q-jX * A 2 * ALuiivaZvQ . * l £ . &lt; . ^ y ., ^ sJ _ -. . ~ -- — - ---- ^ . &gt; 0- _ J . ¦* - ___*•_&gt; RANTOUL . Rantoul , March 10 . —Miss Emma Day of Barry , 111 ., is th new trimmer for the millinery department of Steffler , Leonard « fc West . Chas . Webber spent Sunday with his family in Urbana . Mrs . A . Steele is confined to her home with the grip . Wm . II . Murphy made a business trip to Dewey Monday . Clyde Heffington made a business trip to Taylorville last Thursday . Mr . and . Mrs . J . B . Smith of Urbana visited Mr . and Mrs . O . S . Evans Sunday . Mrs . P . L . Heffington returned from a short visit with relatives at Henning Saturday . Quite a few of our young people are complainig of sore arms as a result of recent vaccinations . Wm . Kelly has been aating agent for the American Express Co . at Areola the past two weeks . Miss Edna Myers expects to depart for parts of Iowa in about a week to visit f...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
IRemovedTo ^ W MaTnlt . | iBROTHERS 1 &gt; i — = — - &amp; U Is now located at 106 Main St . K ? &lt;] Third door west of Market St . W ?^ Everything New and Modern . K ? i The patronage of tke Public H « is Solicited . ? 4 fl E j | Removed to 106 Main St , | _ a ?_ i—&lt; - __ -S-f- _? ii ^^ B 30 YEARS SEL , * Ji We arc the largest manufacturers o £ Vchiclei — ^^ % LI Harness in the world selling to consumers exclf jm ^ n « r &lt; N 0 . 7 S « - ^&gt; rlvl ,. RW » K nn . I rir , t : i 7 . * ° 0 , _ 1 rniStlrr « , J Ell , rxlS 5 ! ; £ S ( , J . A , B .:. dM «! .. aruriHu .. ^ a WE HAVE NO AGENTS to- £ 9 but ship anywhere for examination B uarantccingsa £ c delivery . You are out noth- W 1 ing i £ not satisfied . We make 195 styles o £ vehicles and 65 styles o £ harness . II i &lt;^^^^^ VISITORS ARE gSSSSSSS I No . BM-St-nhopo . Prion « 83 . No- 327 -S . 1 rroy . Price « 78 . As good as soils for ( SO mom . As B « l a » ¦ for » j...
NO CHARGE FOR EXAMINATION , [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
NO CHARGE FOR EXAMINATION , There Is not another ofllce in the city or Champaign that is visited by more people than that of The BrltshAmerican Medical Institute . Many of these patients heard of the wonderful succes of their new treatment at the other offices of the Institute in this State , and when they learned through the columns of the press that a branch of the Insttgjte , was to be PERMANENTLY iSio ^ TED in Champaign they were not slow to take advantage of the opportunity to be treated by these eminent specialists . A number of people who have called have been told frankly that their cases were incurable and no fee was asked . But the majority of the cases the doctors have treated , and not a single one has been heard from that has not been cured . People who have been suffering for years have been greatly relieved by a few treatments and cured in a short time . It takes time to cure most chronic diseases but any cases we accept we guarantee to cure . The British-American Doc...
XVWmYvYYYYYYYVYtfYYYVY ^ LATEST MARKET NEWS . > Furnished by William White and Son , . 5 C Members Chicago Board of Trade . 5 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
XVWmYvYYYYYYYVYtfYYYVY ^ LATEST MARKET NEWS . &gt; Furnished by William White and Son , . 5 C Members Chicago Board of Trade . 5 CHICAGO GRAIN LETTER . Urbana , March 11 . —There was a little dip at the start , but good buying appeared due to small estimates of Argentine shipments , the bureau report having been discontinued , while with light primary receipts and an Improved cash and export demand started shorts to covering , while there 4 was good buying by local operators and commission houses , some of the latter being credited to Armour . Certainly the tone to the market 1 ms improved very much and it looks as if values would work higher , consequently on all recessions we would favor purchases . CORN—While • seaboard demand here was poor , New York reported 37 loads sold for export . There was good bureau report , weather conditions being unfavorable for movement , while cho wheat strength was a bullish factor . The closing was strong all around with shorts covering . ...
Spider Webs and Acoustics , [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
Spider Webs and Acoustics , There is hope for the spider . Hitherto he has been evilly regarded ns a predatory parasite , which toils not though he spins ; his toils and his castles in the air have been rudely breached by the long broom of the housemaid . But he may yet come Into his own ,, for Dr . Javal suggests that In the gossamer tissues with which this artist among insect craftsmen hangs ous ceinling may have acoustic virtues . Speaking recently at the opening sitting of the Paris Academy of Medicine in its new hall ( which is acoustically deficient ) , he told a story of a public hall in England which was noted for Its , acoustic properties until in an unhappy moment the ceiling was given a spring cleaning and a clean sweep made of the spiders webs , and , with them , of the hall s good 1 name . The doctor does not suggest installation of spiders webs , but thinks it might be a good thing to hang cotton threads over the auditorium . Tapestries hung behind all the openings on ...