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WENT OVER THE CURB [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
WENT OVER THE CURB Automobile Containing A . R . Pennell and Wife Falls Into a Quarry . MAN INSTANTLY KILLED . Woman Thought to Be Fatally Injured—Rumor Says Lawyer Committed Suicide . Buffalo , N . Y ., March 11 . —Arthur R . Pennell , the corespondent in the divorce suit brought against his wife by Edwin L . Bnrdick , who was murdered on the night of Thursday , February 26 , and one of the friends of the dead man , at whom the finger of police and public opinion was pointed , was instantly killed Tuesday night while out riding in his automobile . Mrs . Pennell , who accompanied him , was dangerously hurt . She is unconscious at the Sisters hospital , and her death is expected at any moment . Dashes Down a Quarry . The accident happened in one of the outlying districts about six o clock . The wrecked automobile is the one in which Mr . Pennell frequently took Mrs . Burdick riding . The machine veered suddenly as he reached for his hat , which had blown off , and leaped over the cur...
THE BUSY MAN'S 00 RNEE . , ( [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
THE BUSY MANS 00 RNEE . , ( Charles M . Schwab sailed from 1 Cherbourg for New York Tuesday , I having fully recovered from his re- i cent attack of illness . 1 Ezra Kendall , the actor , bought 600 J acres of farm land near Washington , &lt; D . C . He intends to give each of his I six sons a hundred-acre farm . 1 Members of the German reichstag made an attempt to cut down the estimates of the naval budget calling for the construction of new battle- I ships . Indiana coal operators on trial in Chicago for conspiracy , admit having s entered into a formal agreement to fix the price and restrict the output of fuel . An unidentified man , about 25 i years of age , committed suicide at j San Jose , Cal ., by shooting . In a , pocket-book was written Oliver Lis- , well , Chicago . &lt; After being held in trust for 100 1 years the enormous estate of the last Duke of Bridgewater passes into the hands , of the rightful heir , the Earl of Ellesmere . Some anxiety is felt in...
. KICKS SOLICITED . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
. KICKS SOLICITED . ! rhe Courier Management Wishes Subscribers to Complain When Badly Served . The Courier management supposes ihat everybody who subscribes for the paper gets it , unless we hear to the contrary from the subscriber . When a name Is given us , we give the order to the carrier , and unless complaint Is made we have to means of knowing : hat the carrier is not doing his duty . S o paper will ever be stopped by the Mtico for any cause without due notiication , so if you do not get your paper , you will know it is the carrier s : ault , and you will lay the management under obligations If you will nake complaint promptly to the office . You need not come to the office ; telephone us from anywhere , and sve will see to it that you get good service . Student Knocked Ont . New Haven , Conn ., March 11 . —A alow received in a friendly boxing bout s said to have put Arthur L . Griffiths , 3 f Maiden , Mass ., a medical student it Yale , into a stupor that lasted three lays ,...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 12 March 1903
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MRS . ALMA CUNNINGHAM [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
MRS . ALMA CUNNINGHAM Passed Away Thursday Alter a Very Long Illness . Mrs . Alma Cunningham died at the - home of her parents , Mr . and Mrs . C . W . Burgstrom * 712 Stoughton street , March 12 , at 4 : 45 o clock , after an Illness of four years arid a half . She has been confined to her bed for five ihonths . - During that time she suffered terribly and death came as a relief to her . . She was born in Stockholm , Sweden , March 25 , 1871 , and . moved with her parents to America in 1882 . She has lived in Urbana since 1880 . On March 2 , 1895 , she was united in marriage to Oscar Cunningham . To this union was horn two oMWsevL , Lyle , aged seven , and Oscar , ag ! SS | uve . She leaves a mother and father ; three brothers Ernst and Arthur , of Urbana , and Albert , of Chicago ; and two sisters , Bessie and . Mrs . Wilt Norris , of Urbana , to mourn her loss besides hosts of friends . The funeral will be held at the family home tomorrow morning at 10 o clock , Rev . G . I ) . L...
TERMS TO INTERURBAN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
TERMS TO INTERURBAN . Conditions on Which it May Enter City of Decatur . Valuable in ( he Solution of the Problem Which Must Be Settled When Road Seeks Admission . Springfield , 111 ., March 12 . —When the talk of the interurbans entering this city some months ago was at its height , the terms upon which they could use the tracks of the street car company or occupy the same streets , or use streets not now occupied by its tracks furnished the stumbling block to the whole project . Since the collapse of the Everett-Moore scheme , the matter has been dropped , but sooner or later it will come up again , for other interurban projectors will seek admission to this city . In Decatur the same question has been threshed out . Much the same conditions were presented . The local traction company controlled ail the entrances to the city , and ali ~&amp; e streets by which the , business center of the city could be reached . The interurban , which it is proposed to extend westward from...
PAT M'HUGH IN THE TOILS . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
PAT MHUGH IN THE TOILS . The Man Who Was Wanted , Is Found in Champaign . Pat McHugh , who has been wanted by the police for some time , was caught yesterday in Champaign . McHugh some time ago inserted a knife in the anatomy of Ed Carmen , and the police have been after him ever since . Yesterday Pat ventured upon the Champaign heath and it was not long before he was arrested on a bench warrant . Pat was indicted for his offense , and he will have to explain why he did the deed . By profession he is an apple peddler . May Remodel Jail . Supervisors of Decatur will discuss the remodeling of the jail and 1 the improvements contemplated will foot up ¦ about 518 . 000 . . Soon to Wear Uniforms . Company M of Champaign will soon be wearing new uniforms .
A HEAD-ON COLLISION [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
A HEAD-ON COLLISION Central Fast Mail Train in Bad Accident Yesterday Morning . ENGINEER GLOVER HURT . Fast Mail Engine and Freight Locomotive Are Almost De * I stroyed in Wreck . The Illinois Central fast mail train , No . 5 . due in Champaign at 0 : 33 o clock in the morning , met the , engine of a freight train at Peotone in a head end collision at 4 . 43 o clock yesterday morning . The * freight was backing from the main track on to a siding to allow the fast mail to pass . The engine was not quite clear of the main track when the mail train rushed down the steep grade upon it . Both engines were overturned . Strange to say , no one was . killed , and the only one to receive injuries was Engineer John Glover , of the mail train . Glover s engine was badly wrecked andhe was caught underneath . It was taken for granted that both he and the fireman were instantly killed , but the fireman miraculously escaped by jumping , as did the crew of the freight . Glover was caught beneath th...
DEATH OF MISS SARAH TAYLOR [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
DEATH OF MISS SARAH TAYLOR Died Last Night at 11 : 20 O clock Alter a Very Brief Illness . Miss Sarah A . Taylor died last evening at the home of her sister , Miss Kate E . Taylor , 509 West Illinois street , after an illness of very short duration . Miss Taylor had been seriously ill ; only since Monday , Grip and other complications set in and her death came as a great shock to her relatives and friends . The funeral arrangements have not been decided upon until relatives can be heard from . Sanih A . Taylor was born in Pike county , 111 ., June 21 , 1853 . She united with the Methodist Episcopal church at the age of twelve and has continued a member since that time . She leaves one brother , Robert II . Taylor , of Grand Junction , Col . ; four sisters , Rachel J . Carver , of Grand Junction , Col . ; Fannie M . Harshman , of Bowen , 111 . ; and Nancy E . Hartwick and Kate E . Taylor , of this city . She has been a resident of Urbana for about nine years .
JOHN WOODIN IN THE CITY . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
JOHN WOODIN IN THE CITY . St . Joseph Man Tells Why He Decided to Vanish . John Woodin , Jr ., of St . Joseph , whose prolonged absence from hie home was noted in The Courier some time ago , was in the city yesterday , on business . In conversation with a friend , Mr . Woodin gave as a reason for his mysterious disappearance financial troubles , and said that he had spent the time since leaving home in Decatur , looking up means by which lie could right matters . His financial condition was brought about by his being unp-ble to realize on his corn , which he could not deliver on account of the roads .
NEW RURAL ROUTE RULES . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
NEW RURAL ROUTE RULES . Carriers Book of Instructions Receives a Final Revision . The clerks in the office of the third assistant postmaster general are making a final revision of the book of instructions which Is to be Issued by the department to rural free delivery car rler s and other persons connected with the service . As has been stated before , the department has devised a system whereby it becomes unnecessary for the per son desiring to register a letter to meet th carrier in person and present the letter . By means of the system now in vogue the registering of a letter is obtained by simply dropping the letter in the box with the requisite number of stamps , and the carrier leaves his receipt in the box . In the operation of such a system there would naturally arise questions of administration which could not properly be decided by the carriers themselves . To provide for these contingencies , the department has therefore prepared a book of instructions , and the book has b...
READY FOR ST . PATRICE'S DAY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
READY FOR ST . PATRICES DAY Wearers of the Green Preparing for Big Celebration . Preparations for St . Patrick s day are going on nicely . From present indications the wearers of the green will throng to Urbana as they have never thronged before . Ivesdale , Danville , Urawfordsville , and other places are expected to send big delegations . The line of march will be announced for the parade in Sunday mornings Courier . The parade will start in Champaign and traverse the twin cities . Much interest is being taken in the oration to be delivered by Rev . Father Oaraher , of Chicago , who will speak after mass at St . Patrick s church . Father Caraher has a reputation as an Orator and his words will be eagerly listened to next Sunday morning . Aspires to Presidency of Colombia . Panama , March 12 . —Gen . Reyes , vice president of Colombia , arrived here at night from Mexico . He received an ovation . The reports that he has presidential aspirations have been renewed ! . k
JUDICIAL CONVENTION [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
JUDICIAL CONVENTION Republicans of Sixth Circuit Nominate Three Judges . SOLON PHILBRICK NAMED . Judg e C o chran o ! Sullivan and W . C . Johns of Decatur the Other Nominees Decatur , 111 ., March 12 . —The judicial convention for the sixth circuit met here today , and was called to order in the Macon- county court house at 11 o clock , with a full representation from all the counties in the circuit . The work of the convention was soon dispatched and all the business was done in a most harmonious manner . Perry More , of Tuscola , was made chairman , and W . S . Parrish , of Piatt county , secretary of the convention . . There were no candidates but Judge Philbrick of Champaign , Judge Cochran of Sullivan , and William C . Johns of Decatur . , The nominating speeches were short and ^ full of generous expression of confidence in the gentlemen named . Mr . Manford Savage of Champaign made the speech putting Judge Philbrick in nomination . The nominations were made unanimous and were...
WERE MARRIED LAST EVENING • .-. i [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
WERE MARRIED LAST EVENING • .-. i Perkins-Lamson Nuptials at Residence of Prof . E . G . Dexter . A vedy pleasant wedding occurred at the home of . Prof . Dexter , 903 West Green street * . Thursday evening at 5 oclock , when Mr . Fordyce D . Perkins , of Mvansville , Ind ., was , carried to Miss Jennie F . Lamson of Boston / , Mass ., by Rev . M . L . Rugg , of the Baptist church of this city . Only a few intimate friends were present at the ceremony . After a short visit , Mr . and Mrs . Perkins will go to their future home in Evansville . Mr . Perkins is a nephew of Prof . Dexter .
HE NARROWLY ESCAPED DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
HE NARROWLY ESCAPED DEATH William Warnes Was Nearly Run Over by an Electric Car on Mala Street . William Warnes . whose wife died about a week ago , narrowly escaped being run down by an electric car while crossing Main street in front of the postotlice . He had started across after a car had passed and did not notice a second car used in construction Work following it . His brother , who was with him , saw his danger , and by a strenuous effort dragged him from in front of it . . \ . N Draws the Steel Range . I . J . Duitsman , of Ogden , held the lucky number forthe Quick Meal steel range given away by W . I . Saffeil &amp; Co . This fact was made known to the firm onl | y yesterday , and then by telephone . | Had the * holder o £ the number net made himself known by noon yesterday , it ^ had been intended to hold another drawing . Mr . Duitsman is Ja sjojff-in-law of Supervisor Hi Biisboom , of Compromise township and jf few weeks ago purchased a complete household outfit...
ILLINI MEET MICHIGAN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
ILLINI MEET MICHIGAN . Local Team Expects Defeat in Dual Indoor Meet Saturday . Michigan Has a Mnch Stronger Team and It Looks Like a Walkaway—The Entries . The Illinois track team meets the University of Michigan team in a dual meet at Ann Arbor tomorrow . Trainer Oonibear s young men do not hope to make much of a showing against the Wolverines who are strong . Says a dispatch from Ann Arbor : Arrangements for the Illinois-Mich-igan dual indoor meet March 14 have been completed . Each college has entered a team of eleven men , and it will thus be a contest more of individual stars rather than of team strength . Only firsts and seconds will count— - five and three points respectively . The Ann Arbor men expect to have little difficulty in winning , in spite of the fact that their team is Beverly , crippled by the loss of stars , who are the sick list or not in condition . Both . Miller and Kellogg are also sick , and three men are at odds with their studies . The entries are : 40 ya...
HE TRIED SIX TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
HE TRIED SIX TIMES Lon Avery Made That Num « ber of Attempts to Kill H im self . 1 * — IS SENT TO KANKAKEE . • ¦ *• $ &amp; . —¦—r Avery s Strange Actions in Champaign This Week—Declared Insane . Lon Avery , of Champaign , was taken to , Kankakee yesterday afternoon . Avery has made six attempts to end his life and the authorities at the insane asylum will . have to look pretty sharp to keep him quiet . Avery has been in the Champaign lockup for several days . He made four attempts to kill himself Tuesday night With an ingenuity that might have been -better applied , he endeavored to end his existence , but was frustrated . Two more attempts followed , making the total six . This , the Champaign police say , is unprecedented in police annals across the line . The strangest way in which Avery attempted to commit suicide was by means of a bucket of water . When he was in the Champaign police station , he called for a bucket of water , and it was furnished him , as there seemed...
LEG CUT OFF BY TRAIN . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
LEG CUT OFF BY TRAIN . . Danville Youth Meets With Terrible Accident on the P . &lt; SE . F . T . Davis , aged 10 , son of James Davis of OakWood fell under a Peoria and Eastern train at the Economy shaft ^ we stof Danville , at 1 : 15 o clock , ^ J &amp; jfjeSday , and had his left foot cut ofT * e , low the ankle , and his right foot badly mashed . He was endeavoring to get intp . an empty box car while the train was in motion and &gt; on the third attempt , fell to the tracks . . He was taken 4 o the caboose and brought back to Danville and removed to the Lake View hospital , where Drs . Guy and Miller took off the left leg at th © knee and the forward portion of the right ;\ . foot . v *
W . C . T . U . MEETING HELD . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903
W . C . T . U . MEETING HELD . Interesting Discussion at Meetiug of Tern- ,. perance Organization Yesterday . The W . C . T . TJ . met with Mrs . Cook , 1300 Springfield avenue , iwith a large attendance , a very noticeable thing being the large number of visitors present . After a short business session , the leader for the day . Mrs . Boon © , took charge of the meeting . The topic , How to Improve Odd Moments , was discussed , the leading thoughts being to utilize odd snatches of time in reading and memorizing scripture and hymns , prayer for our friends in trouble , meditation on Cod s goodness , counting our blessings , and taking thought for othershow to help and lead them . A comriiittee was appointed to write letters of condolence to afflicted , and letters of hope and cheer to sick members . The next meeting will be with Mrs . Krisinger , 502 East Elm street , March 10 , at 2 o clock .