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T « o Late to Classify . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903

T « o Late to Classify . KOIt RENT—House of 4 rooms ; pantry and closets ; 404 B . High street plenty , of fruit ; good outbuilding ; city water . Low rental ; to good tenant with small family . 18 C-tf L . B . Sailer , 103 W . Main street . WANTED—Board and room in private family within 8 blocks of postofHce . Inquire at the Herald office . 190-t 6 *

Publication Title: Urbana Daily Courier
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 13 March 1903

| b ^^^ i ^^ S ^ . A little thought will convince U Wi VML-H- < llfV ^ qTW- ^ 3 gQli 3 Little property will soon gtpv in- * A iM ^ iillll ^ fci ^ X ^^ cf s ^^ t 0 larger property ; it will prove a 55 HUlll If ^ raSKKmT ™ Kliii £ * bank to catch your stray pennies 40 home by and by . By and by is aland positively empty . Do it * $ now , while you have the opportunity . Remember , opportunities dont \ jk lie around waiting for you to pick them up . We have choice resi- JjR < * * dence property and vacant lots in all parts of the city . jja * £ If You Want a Champaign County Farm We Have It , £ £ If it Is Cheap Land You Are Looking For » 0 | come and go with us to Kay County , Oklahoma . Excursions the first Ck tn and third Tuesdays of each month . We go with you . JB J ^ For further particulars call on or address : | s ~ p pliullm * Real Estate , Loans and InsuracfeeP ^ $ , Uk 107 SOUTH RACE ST . Ground Floor . URBANA , ILLINOIS . Uk \ tAHIftVSPAP ^^ f OlULt ... ...

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COOK WELL KNOWN HERE . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

COOK WELL KNOWN HERE . His Girl s Suicide Follows a Broken Engagement . John Loring Cooks Former Fiance , Miss Mabel Green , Ends Her Lile With Gas . Because her former fiance , John Loring Cook , a music teacher , and son of an Illinois educator , had broken his engagement to her and had become engaged to another . Miss Mabel Green was found dead , a suicide , Thursday morning , in Chicago . When the maid broke into her room at the Meredith , 0140 Woodlawn avenue , the girls body was found stretched out on the bed , and leading to it a tube attached to the gas jet . Her sad story was told by a note to her lovers mother , Mrs . John W . Cook , of DeKalb , 111 ., wife of the president of the DeKalb normal school , who was visiting in the vicinity . In her last words Miss Green said that all the world was dark and she had nothing to live for . Miss Green had for two months been a stenographer in the University Extension office at the University of Chicago . Her own home is atLacon , 1...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

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ILLl'lis TO PLAY INDIANA . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

ILLllis TO PLAY INDIANA . Hoosier and Sucker Football Teams to Meet on . November 20 . Bloomington , Ind ., March 13 . —The football teams of Purdue and Indiana university will not meet on the gridiron , this fall . This is tho report that was officially circulated here today and the reason assigned for calling off the big 1 game which was to have been played here in November is that the managers were unabio to agree . This game is always the most decia . ive contest in the football calendar in the state , and its cancellation has created much disappointment here among the students . Coach Horn has secured a . game with Illinois for Ncvem » erJik | r . to bo played here . Funeral ol Sadie Taylor . -. The funeral of Miss Sadie Taylor , . . will be held from the family home , 500 -- ¦ West Illinois street , this morning at . - . { j o clock . Rev . J . W . Miller -will con- duct tho services . Tho remains will r ; be taken to Maysville for interment .

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CLAUDE FRISINGER SURPRISED- [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

CLAUDE FRISINGER SURPRISED- Young Friends Aid Him in Celebrating Birthday Anniversaty . The pupils of the Thornburn high school on Thursday evening gave their schoolmate , Claude Frisinger , a grand surprise party at the home of his parents . 502 East Elm street , the occasion being his fifteenth birthday . About iifteen couples were present , About 10 o clock all were seated in the dining room and partook of an ele . gant luncheon . Those present were : Misses Clona AUee , Fay Renner , Mercy Peters , Etta Davis , Clara Mollendorf , Susie Holmes Homa Renuer , Lulu Gardner , Pauline Jerauld , Sadie Jones , Vivian Definbaugh , Eva Ammerman , Anna Titus , and Messrs . Hughes Walker , Claude Frisinger , Wendell Renner , Harry Schmitt , Will Cox , John Cox , Harry White , Louis Schweizer , Ray Morgan , . Howard Ammerman , Jesse White , Osborn Weeks , Ralph Lewis .

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AVERY'S SEVENTH ATTEMPT . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

AVERYS SEVENTH ATTEMPT . Insane Alan Seems to Be Bound to Commit ! Suicide . If Lon Avery , • of Champaign , does not kill himself , it will be a wonder . Deputy Sheriff Ohas . Vandervoort returned from Kankakee yesterday morning , where he took Lon Avery to the asylum . He had little trouble on the way , but after reaching the asylum , Avery became very violent . Just before leaving the jail for the asylum , Avedy made the seventh attemut to take his life . In the jail the electric lights are suspended from the celling by wires and he climbed up some pipes , tied the wire arund his neck and jumped off . The wire gave way and he escaped uninjured . The Goodrich Funeral . The guneral of the late Solomon Goodrich was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o clock from the family home , on South Raco street , and was largely attended . Rev . J . W . Miller , pastor of the First Methodist church , conducted tho services , which were under the auspices of Urbana lodge No . 157 , F . and A . M . B...

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BURGLARS ARE ABROAD . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

BURGLARS ARE ABROAD . Pay Visits to Two Places But They Secure No Booty . ¦ Burglars were abroad in the west part of the city at an early hour Fri . day morning , but so far as known , got but little for their work . About 2 o clock the wife and children of Arch Burcham , 130 S West Hill street , night fireman at the Urbana light plant , were awakened by the noise made by a man moving about in the room . As soon as he saw he was detected , the fellow hade his escape through the door . Mrs . Burcham fired Ave shots after him , but it is not thought any of them took effect . Entrance was gained by breaking the glass in a window . The residence of a Mr . Needham , on West . Universitr » . ve . iu < , iW . i ~ as ^ en _ tered .

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TO REMODEL BUILDING . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

TO REMODEL BUILDING . Knights or Pythias Lodge Decides to Make Make Extensive Repairs . At the regudar meeting of Triumph lodge No . 73 , K . of-P ., held last night , building on Main street , and a com . mittee was appointed to have charge of the Improvements . Repairs aggregating $ 3 , 000 will be made and when completed , the building will be among the finest and most modern of any in the city . It is planned to tear out the whole front and replace it with an up-to-date steel front . The second story will bo of pressed brick or stone . The floors on the ground floor will be lowered and aside from steel ceilings , steam heat will be put in . The improvements will he begun as soon as it is possible to get at the work . Stole a Ring . Chicago has developed another meanest -man . He admits it . He stole a ring belonging to a widow and pawned the ring .

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"CRIP" EPIDEMIC ABATES . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

CRIP EPIDEMIC ABATES . Fine Weather a Foe to Russian Malady . Local Physician Says That General Idea ol the Disease Is Very Erroneous—His Views . The grip epidemic is reported as somewhat abating since the fine weather set in . There have been many cases of the malady in Urbana . Says a local physician : The term grip has been greatly abused . While the inalady is sufficiently prevalent , it has not been as prevalent in the past ten years as has been supposed . Too many infirmities have been called the grip which better deserve other names . The typical case of grip begins usu . ally with a hard chill . This is followed by fever , cogestion of the mu . coua membrane , soreness of-the muscles , resulting in severe pains . The grip is caused by a very small bacillus known as the influenza-bacil . lu s . It is found in the secretions from the nose and the throat . It is a tenacious and virulent bacillus . When a case of grip Occurs in a family , it usually succeeds in attacking every m...

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THE CHARLESTONINTERURBAN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

THE CHARLESTONINTERURBAN Surveying Corps Are Rapidly Completing Preliminary Work . Charleston , 111 ., March 13 . —Engineer L . O . Stubbins , with the party sur . veying the line of the electric railway , between this city and Mattoon , was here last Saturday . At that time the surveying corps was within two miles of the city and Mr . Stubbins thought they would reach here that night . They started from Mattoon Mlonday , but the work has been slow , because of the muddy condition of the road . This week the engineers will locate what is known as the north route ; then a selection will be made at once as the company is anxious to begin work . ~ - ..- • -- Mr . Stubbins said that topographically there was no difference in the routes , except that the south route was more favorable because it did not cross the Bog Four tracks , while the north line crosses the railroad tracks twice . The location of the route will depend upon the securing of the right of way . and this is virtually ac...

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NO MORE PRIZE EUCHRE . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

NO MORE PRIZE EUCHRE . Grand Jury Goes After Society People at . Mattoon . Mattoon , 111 ., March 13 . —The grand jury of the city court , now in session ; has passed a resolution that it is the sense of the jury that the practice or playing euchre and other games with cards , for prizes , in private houses and at card parties , is gambling and a violation of the law , and that all such playing for such prizes must be discontinued , or those playing suffer the penalty . The resolution has spread consternation in society circles , while 1 the church people are rejoicing . Removed to Pest Home . The city pesthouse , located north of the Big Four shops , has been furnished and a telephone placed in it . William Pittman , the fellow who was taken ill with smallpox while visiting in the city , is now confined there , the change having taken place Thursday night . James Feeley is nursing him . Boy Missing . Fred Rentschler , a Mt . Pulaski boy , aged 15 , is missing from home and his pare...

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DEATH FROM SMALLPOX . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

DEATH FROM SMALLPOX . George Armstrong , Danville Refugee , Dies at Home . Had Done to Newcomb Township , Escaping from the Isolation Hospital at Danville . George Armstrong , the smallpox pa . tient who escaped from the isolation Hospital at Danville along with his paid the penalty for the deed yester . day . Armstrong died at the home of his parents in Newcomb township . Armstrong had been confined in the hospital at Danville along with hla wife and child , all three having the ; symptoms of the dread pest . The child died and Armstrong grew alarmed . Ho took advantage of the absence of the guard to make his escape , and came to the twin cities . He spent a day ; in Urbana and Champaign and then ! went to Newcomb township , where hla father and mother lived . He walked all the way and slept out-doors at night . When his whereabouts were discovered a nurse was sent out to him . The smallpox broke out and he died yesterday . The county authorities at once put the home under a strict...

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IS STRUCK BY TRAIN [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

IS STRUCK BY TRAIN Mrs . William Willskey oi Champaign Is Very Seriously In j ured . LIFE IS FEARED FOR . Accident Occurred at Randolph Street Crossing in Champaign . Mrs . William Willsey , of East Stoughton street , Champaign , was struck by a Big Four passenger train yesterday afternoon and seriously injured . The accident happened about two blocks west of the depot . Those who saw the accident say that Mrs . Willsey was carried quite a distance on the pilot and then rolled to the side of the track , thus escaping instant death under the wheels . She had a bad wound on the top of her head and reports vary as to whether she had one or both limbs broken , some say neither . The woman was unconscious when picked up and the patrol wagon was called to take her to the Burnham hospital . She has two daughters , Mrs . Rose and Mrs . Robertson , residing on West Tremont street , and went up to take dinner with them today . Dr . A . M . Lindley , the Big Four surgeon attended the injured w...

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KILPATRICK IN RUSSIA . [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

KILPATRICK IN RUSSIA . Danville Lad Enroute to St . Petersburg on Business . Charles G . Kilpatrick , the noted bicycle rider and amusement promoter , sailed for St . Petersburg , Russia , Wednesday morning , Feb . 1 . He left . New York on the steamer Ryndam , and will stop off at London , Berlin and l aris on his way to Russia , in the interest of the loop-the-loop , and will be gone six weeks . He has two men looping . the-loop in Europe at the pres . ent time , Vandercourt , the oi-iginal Divolo , who is in Lyons , and who will soon appear for an extended en . gagement in Paris , after which he will return to America to ride for Mr . Kilpatrick ; and John Wolf , who opened in St . 1 etersburg , Monday , February 16 , at Uincelli s circus . Wolf will then go to Warsaw with Cincelli for a four weeks stay , at the conclusion of which he will join Schumans circus for the summer season . While Kilpatrick has received a number of offers , he will not ride while on the other side . Jus...

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TOWNSHIP PRIM 4 RY [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

TOWNSHIP PRIM 4 RY Republicans of Urbana Townshi p Will Choose Their Nominees Today . ASPIRANTS FOR HONORS . Only Fight Is lor the Office of Road Commissioner—The Candidates . The Urbana township republican primary convention is to be held in the council chamber of the city building this afternoon at 1 : 30 o clock . A township ticket is to be selected , and It Is expected this will be done expeditely and harmoniously . Candidates for the following offices are to be nominated : One supervisor . One assistant supervisor . One town clerk . One township collector . One township assessor . One commissioner of highways for District No . 2 . One commissioner of highways for District No . 3 , to fill the unexpired term of Gilbert Taylor , who removes from the county . . Fred Eubeling is a candidate for supervisor to succeed himself , and he will be renominated with a shout . L . A . McLean , the present assessor , is also without an opponent . C . B . Holmes has no rival for collector , an...

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DANVILLE INTERURBAN . " [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

DANVILLE INTERURBAN . Will Be Completed by July 1 Unless Weather Interferes . Material All on the Road and a Force ol Men Have Already Started to Work . Unless the weather is too much against us , the interurban cars will be running between here and Donville and Champaign by July 4 , say the interurban officials . A gang of men are now at work clearing the timber adjacent to the Middle fork . The material is all on the road and Bome of It will be here by the 1 st of April . The steel rails will be here by the 1 st of May . They will be TO . pound steel . This is ten pounds heavier than is used on the city lines . The poles are already distirbuted over the most of the route , and would have been over the entire line by this time if the roads had not been in such horrible condition the past week . Just as soon as a bottom can be discovered in the roads , two gangs of men will be set to work . One will commence at Danville and work west , and the other commence at St . Joseph and come ...

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^ BASEBALL SCHEDULE [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

^ BASEBALL SCHEDULE George Huff Announces Camp aign for the Varsit y Aggregation . GOOD LIST OF GAMES , Seasgg & FJegins April 1 With Milwaukee Brewers—Eleven Col- • lege Game to Be Played . Manager George Huff yesterday announced the completed Illinois sched . ule . The schedule is probably the best the Illinl ever had . Eleven games are to be played on the Illinois grounds and seven out of town . The practice season opens in April , with the Milwaukee Brewers , who are to stay fifteen days . The first college game is with Northwestern on April 18 . This is a change from the cus . torn , as Michigan has always been the first college team to meet Illinois for many years . The Michigan initial game has always been more or less of a hoodoo , and there is general rejoic . lng that a change has been made . The schedule affords Illinois its . greatest opportunity to claim an undisputed western championship . If the Illinl win all their series , they will have a clear title to...

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I THE STEEL I HIGHWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Urbana Daily Courier — 14 March 1903

I THE STEEL I HIGHWAYS X Condensed News Items of V General Interest to Railroad Men . : GATHERED BY THE COURIER Doings of the Officials and Employes Along the Peoria and Eastern . • RAlLWAl POSTAL CLERKS . The railway postal clerks that run out of the Indianapolis office have to Know 10 , 000 offices . Some of them iiavfl to be acquainted with the location of many more , but some , on short runs , have a less number to remember . They must know what road each letter should take , in order that it may reach its destination in the shortest possible time , and they must know so thoroughly which case to throw the letter into that it becomes a sort Of second nature and is done automatically andw ith considerable speed , he letters which are thrown in the various cases , according to their destination , are then made into separate - packages and placed in their proper nouches . Speed is a very essential feature of the work , for if the postal clerk has failed to make up a sack that is to ...

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