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The Appellate Court. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
The Appellate Court. —The denial by the appellate court of n rehearing in the case of Fred Morrfman against the C &amp; A., was much discussed yesterday, this being one of the most celebratod raihoad suits over tried in the county. The petition for a reheating was made by attorneys for Morrhnin, hence tho decision was a victory for the railroad. The first trial of tho ease in the circuit court hero consumed seven days, resulting in a verdict of $7,500 for Alerrlman. It was reversed and remanded in the appellalo touit, and the second trial was also hotlv contested, resulting In a similar veidict. The appellate court again remanded the case, giving an opinion which nai rowed down the giounds on which the case might be tried if it again goes into ccui t. Plaintiff's attorneys' then asked for a lehearing or modification of tho opinion, which was denied. Some of the prominent legal talent of the city has been engaged in the case at the difterent tiinls, Including Ewing, Wight &am...
Lexington Commencement. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Lexington Commencement. —Last night the hall at Lexington, whore the high school commencement was held, was packed in spite of the storm. The exercises w-rere highly enjoyed. The programme was as follows: Ovortut e—Oi chestra. ln\ocatlon—Hew A. B. Cooper. Salutatory aud Theme —The Measure of Our Nation's Responsibilities. Leila JJefner, I I ' Music —Orchestra. Address—Dr. L C. Lord. • Music—Orchestra. Oration and Valedictory—Distribution of Wealth. Zula Edlaud. I , i Music—Orchestra. ' Presentation of Diplomas by the Prlnpal. , ' | Music—Orchestra. Benediction—Rev. J. A. Monk. ' A very enjoyable class night piogramme was given on Tuesday evening.
To Attend D. A. R Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
To Attend D. A. R Meeting. —The delegates from the Letltla Green Stevenson chapter of the D. A. K. of this city will leave this morning to attend the convention of the organization In Peotla. Those who will go arc: Mn. Sain Wolty, regent of thl chapter; Mrs. J. T. LUlard, chapter delegate; Mrs. M. T. Scott, national v'ce president general of Illinois; Mrs. 11. C. DeMotte, state trcasrer; Mrs. J. h. Death, chapter delegate alternate. The session of tho congress will convene In tho Woman's club building Friday morning, and tonight Mrs. W. H. Binnian a piomineut member of the Peoria D. A. R„ will give a reception for tho visiting delegates. | • I •
Dr. Barnes' Will. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Dr. Barnes' Will. —The late Dr. Allen T. Barnes left a will, which will bo probated in this county nt tho statutory time, after the affidavits of the witnesses, wlio reside in Centralla, are received. It was made In IS7S, and has not been modified since that time. It Is understood the will leaves three-fourths of tho pioperty to his wife, and one-fourth to his daughter. Dr. Barnes' estate Is estimated to be valued at $lOO,OOO. consisting of 420 acres of farm laud, two business buildings in Bloomington and his residence.
Commencement Today. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Commencement Today. —The ginduatlng exercises of tho Bloomington public schools will be held today. Tho e\ercises by the grammar schools will bo held this afternoon at the Coliseum, commencing nt 2 o'clock. A final rehearsal was held yesterday afternoon. The high school exercises will be held at the Grand opera house this evonlng at S o'clock. • I i
Bought Wool Here. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Bought Wool Here. —Col. 11. G. Reeves received a letter Yesterday telling of the death of Col. Sargent McKnlghi at Clrard. Col. McKnlght was a prominent and wealthy citizen of Gilard. He wup prominent in Republican state politics, being delegate to the St. Louis convention which nominated McKlnlcv He was on the alnff of Govs Culloni. Flfcr, Oglesby, Altttelil and Tanner. His son is postmaster of Glrard.
Deaths at Heyworth. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Deaths at Heyworth. —Prank Foglcr, an aged German citizen, died very suddenly at his home In Lytlcvllle yesterday from an attack of heart diboase. He was SO years of age and had resided in that neighborhood for fifty-four years. He leaves a wife and four children, one of the daughters being Mis. Randt, of this city, the mother of John W. Handt who killed himself In this city last Friday. Deceased was a member of the Lutheran church. I
Knocked Down by Runaway. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Knocked Down by Runaway. —A little boy playing in the street in the 700 block on Wedt Jefterson street had a narrow escape from being killed vosterday shortly after noon A runaway came down that block at full speed. The little fellow saw the vehicle coining and attempted to get out of the wa&gt;, but was struck by one of the horses and knocked down. Fortunately he was mote scaced than hurt.
KILLED BY LIGHTNING [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
KILLED BY LIGHTNING .70S. SOLAN'S FATE A'EAtt JTIiEAJf Florcu Storm l.mtt Uumlng Caused Murh Uiiiimg».-&gt;,orluu-. Wiihhout nu llltcl'aur Kast of Itluotnittgtou. —A fierce rain, wind and electilc storm broke over conunl Illinois yosteiday aftcrnoou and continued with more or loss vigor all night. Much loss to pioperty and life may be expected when complete 10ports are received The most seiioua result in this county learned Inot night wns the- Killing of Joseph Nolan bj lightning at ihu fnim of John Stubblcfield, four miles noith of .McLeuu. Nolun was on his, way home, look rerugo in u corn crib, was alruck by n boll fiom tho clouds, and when found'his body was on firo. Mr. Nolan whs a fanner, being employed as hired man on the Robtrt Stuhbloileld farm, near the place whero he met his death. He had been in tho town of McLean dm lug the day, and biatted to drhe home toward exiling lie was overtaken by the storm between ;&gt; and 0 o'clock, nnd and drovo Into the premi...
BIG FOUR TRACK WASHED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
BIG FOUR TRACK WASHED OUT. —Tho passengei tinln on the Big Four which passed thiough here fiom the east at 0 o'clock came thiough a tearful storm of wind and lain between Leioy and Bloomlugton. Tho train wan stopped by u washout once. The lain continuing made matters worse. Bast of Downs about a mile fiom thirty to foitj feet of Uuck w'ute washed away. At this place there is a smalt biidge o\er a little creek. The stotm assumed the piopoitionb of a cloudburst and the water lushed in toirents down the little valley, tunning over the bridge and the Hack. At the Kiekapoo biidge about a half mile wcel of Downs, a lot of drift caught In the iiinawaj and caused the embankment at one end to wash badly. Two other smaller bUdges were ovoiflowed, but It was not believed that they wetu Injured. As the lesult of the bad eondillun of tho tiaek three trains were held here until aftei 10 o'clock. They were the passenger duo to leave here at 0:25. an exclusion liaimfroni Farmer City and the passeng...
SAUSAGE FACTORY BURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
SAUSAGE FACTORY BURNED. —A sausage factory operated by Mr. Henty Schultz, on Morris avenue, just north of Stein's grove, was burned to the ground last evening. Telephone communication was broken off, and It was impossible to learn bow the fire oi iglnated or the loss. It in thought that tho building may have been struck by lightning. The (lie depnitment went out us far as Mlllei park, but came back, as thero was no wafer so that they could do anything to sa\e tho building. , ,
HORSE KILLED [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
HORSE KILLED —During tho storm on Wednesday afternoon u horse owned by Mr. Watson, a fanner living three miles southwest of Chenoa, which he had ridden to town, was killed by lightning while tied in Mr. L. I'. Lace's blacksmith hbon. N'o one was in the shop ut the time, and while theio are no indications of lightning bulking the building any place, electricity is the only plausible caupe of death, as the animal apparently died withoui a struggle and wa&amp; iu good health when tied in the shop by Mr. Watson. It was a valuable and well bred mare. , , ,
Threshers Organize. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Threshers Organize. —Yesterday In this city a lodge of the Threshers' National Protective association was organised with about 115 members. The work of organization was done in the afternoon, at Ked Men's hall. The secret work was given at night nt (he hall corner of Front and Center stieets. The offlcois elected were ns follows: President, John Stubblefleld; vice-president, 0. M. Hone, of Snybrook, and secretniy C. H. Punk of Bloomington, treasurer, X. F. McConnell of Lexington. Tho object of the organization Is to stiongtheu themselves regarding legislation, as to better bridge laws, to become better aquaintcd with each other and secuie all benefits that may accrue.
Will More This Week. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
Will More This Week. —Work on the building being erected by the McLean County Coa! company has progressed so far thnt it is hoped the Coal company may be able to occupy It thlh week. When they do inovo, Mr. 11. M. Senseney will move his coal olllce into the bulldiiig vacated by the McLean County people.
NORMAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Pantagraph — 6 June 1901
NORMAL NEWS. —Miss Jennie Guthrie, of ly of Normal, Is visiting with trlends in the city. ■ i —Mr. and Mrs. Otto 11. Flssel, corner of Ltcaufort street and lltoadway, aro the parents of a girl baby, born jesterday. —The Normal school knurd aro preparing to put water closets in the basements of the school buildings on Ash and Mulbeny streets. Connections will be made with the sewers recently laid In the streets on which the buildings face. —The esplohion of a small tank of gasoline in the Normal laundry nbout 10 o'clock yesterday morning started a blaze and caused a small stampede among the employes and other people in the building The tire depaitment responded cpjtckly to the call and Uie flames were extinguished with small loes.