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Subject: [ILMAGA] Jacksonville Ill newspaper 1900
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 13:12:30 -0600

DAILY ILLINOIS COURIER, Jacksonville, IL November 14, 1900

First part of this article I was not able to read:
...Grace Ayers on West State Street. A large attendance was present, as
each member had been allowed the privilege of inviting a friend. Those
present passed a very pleasant evening and were much pleased with the
following program:
Waltz (Fontenailles)-Miss Widenham.
Song, "When the Lindens Bloom" (Dudley Buck)-Miss Louise Stryker.
Prelude (Chopin)-Mrs. Read.
Song, "Thou Art Like Unto a Flower" (Rubenstein); Gondoliera
(Fesca)-Miss Rogerson.
Rustle of Spring (Sinding)-Miss Melton
Serenade (Delibes)-Misses Hayden and Stryker.
Capriccio (Mendelssohn)-Mrs. Sayder.

**(AD) We have what you are looking for, and the price is right; so is
style and fit.
DODGE,the Tailor

Wood Terry and R. W. E. Funk have formed a partnership and will soon be
known as the Jacksonville Sanitary Milk company and will be doing
business in the city. Their chief production will be pasteurized milk,
which is milk put through a process which is said to free it from all
impurities. They intend to operate a creamery in connection with it,
and will use the latest and best machinery. They have purchased a lot
on South Mauvaisterre Street, just south of Hoffman Bros. store, where
they will construct a building suitable for the purpose. The two
gentlemen are young but progressive men and intend to make their new
venture a success, and it is hoped by their many friends, that they will
succeed in doing so.

Roodhouse Record; "Jacksonville feels rather puffed up over its
distinction of having furnished the material for three governors to the
state, the only town in Illinois with this record along gubernatorial
lines. Away back in the state's infancy Governor Duncan was the first
to come from Jacksonville, then during the war the elder Richard Yates,
of Jacksonville, was called to the helm, and the present Governor-elect
Richard Yates, the son of the war governor, is the third."
And the supply of gubernatorial timber in Jacksonville is
inextioustible.?? ( maybe they mean inexhaustible)?? The "factory" on
the hill is turning out material every year, the two Yates' both being
graduates of Illinois college.

??(AD)?? Read a local citizen's testimony.
Mr. Wm. T. Gibbons, of 139 East Wolcott Street, teamster for B.P.
Andrews and Sons, Lumber dealers, says: "For a long time off and on I
had severe pains through the small of my back, so that frequently I
could hardly get up or down, and often in the mornings I had to roll
....try Doan's Kidney Pills, so I went to the drug store of Dr. H. Lee
Hatch and procured a box.

County court, November term 1900. CHARLOTTE GORDON, as administratrix
estate to pay debts.
Pursuant to a decree of the county court of Morgan county, rendered in
the above entitled cause at the November term, 1900, of said court, the
undersigned administratrix of the estate of JAMES B. GORDON, deceased,
will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder on the terms
hereinafter specified, at the hour of 2 o'clock in the afternoon on
Saturday, the 15th day of December, A.D. 1900, at the south door of the
court house in Jacksonville in the county of Morgan in the state of
Illinois the following described real estate to -wit: the northeast
quarter of the northwest quarter of sections seventeen(17) in township
fourteen (14) north and range eleven (11) west of the third principal
meredian in the county of Scott and state of Illinois. Said premises
will be sold free and clear of the dower rights of the widow of said
Terms of sale-one-third of the purchase money cash in hand, one-third in
six months and one-third in 12 months from the day of sale. Deferred
payments to be secured by notes of the purchaser and a mortgage upon the
premises. Deferred payments to bear interest from day of sale at the
rate of 6 per cent per annum. The purchaser to have the right to pay
the deferred payments at any time before due.
Administratrix of the Estate of James B. Gordon, Deceased.

(on another page, of Nov. 14, 1900 paper)
L. M. ROBERTS died suddenly this morning about 5 o'clock at his home
near the car shops. He got up about 5 o'clock and got a drink of water
and then returned and sat down upon the bed and in a few minutes he was
Coroner Spencer was summoned and a jury was impaneled to inquire into
the cause of death. It was brought out in the examination that the
deceased was considerably addicted to the drink habit, and was just
getting over a protracted spell of drinking at the time of his death.
It was also learned that he had been treated for heart disease on
various occasions and the jury accordingly rendered a verdict that the
deceased came to his death by heart disease, aggravated by drinking. He
leaves a wife and four children, two sons and two daughters. No funeral
arrangements have as yet been make except that the deceased will be
buried in Waverly. From Saturday's Daily.
W.H. JORDAN who resides on Sandusky Street, yesterday received the sad
intelligence of the death of his beloved sister, MRS. THOMAS P., CRAIG,
at her home in Denver, Colo. Deceased was 55 years of age, and leaves a
husband and six children to mourn their loss. Mrs. CRAIG was born and
reared in the Ebenezer neighborhood and in her girlhood was considered
one of the most beautiful and accomplished young ladies in that section
of the county, and was a general favorite with all who knew her. Her
early training was of the best, and her parents, MR. AND MRS. W. S.
GORDON, ( probably should be JORDON ,), early taught her to walk in the
paths of righteousness and to the end she had moved in the straight and
narrow way that leads to the higher and better life. Where they had
preceded her many years ago, her death comes as a great shock to those
who knew her but to love her, and especially to her immediate relatives.
Surviving relatives are W.H. JOHN, HARDIN AND C. W. JORDAN, brothers,
and MRS. EDMUND BLACKBURN, an only sister, who resides about five miles
northwest of the city. All have the sympathy of their many friends in
their and bereavement. Word of her death came too late for relatives
here to attend the funeral, otherwise some of them would have gone,
although the distance is very great.
MRS. B. L. AYERS died at 9 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. M.E. Worrell, Eighteenth and Kentucky Streets in Quincy.
She had suffered with heart trouble.

yesterday afternoon. Two hundred spectators witnessed the game which
was exciting throughout. The final score was 11 to 6, the Springfield
team making two touchdowns and Illinois one.
Each team scored in the first half. At the end of seven minutes of play
FITZGERALD secured the ball on a fumble by Illinois on her 35 yard line.
He was already through his opponent line and had a clear field for a
touchdown. Henkle kicked goal.
After the kick-off following, Springfield was unable to make the
distance and Henkle punted the ball into Illinois territory. Illinois
then carried the ball by steady gains to Springfield's 17 yard line,
when an end run scored a touchdown, an easy goal tied the score.
In the second half both teams played better football. During the
intermission Springfield was given pointers on how to break up the that had been used so successfully by their opponents in the
first half and several times secured the ball on downs. In the last
five minutes play Illinois fumbled on her own 10 yard line. HARRY
MORGAN gathered..the ball and carried it to the five yard line. On the
next play SEIFERT sent around the end for a touchdown. HENKLE failed to
kick goal.
Play end with the ball in the possession of Illinois on her own 45 yard
line . The line up:
Illinois College:
CASTLE, l.g.
ROUTT, c .
O'BRIEN, r.g.
NEW, r. t.

HOYT, q.b.
MELLIN, l. h. b.
HENKLE, f.b.
SEIFERT, r. h. b.

GOVERNOR TANNER yesterday issued his Thanksgiving proclamation. It
reads as follows:
"Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise.
In conformity to a praiseworthy custom as long established that it has
become an unwritten law of state and nation and in remembrance of the
rich gifts which as a people we enjoy at the hands of a bountiful
Providence. I hereby designate Thursday, Nov. 29, 1900, as a day of
public thanksgiving and praise.

November 15, 1900 DAILY ILLINOIS COURIER, Jacksonville, ILL
REV. CRISSMAN was entertained Sunday at the home of MR. AND MRS. SAM
CALDWELL at Arnold.
ED. STEVENSON AND MISS PAYTON, of your city, attended divine services at
the Pisgah Church Sunday morning
MALVIN DOUGLAS, who has been a faithful assistant in the store of
Sheperd & Hill at Orleans, left Monday morning for Marion, Ind., where
he will enter college.
EUGENE REED, who is instructing the young minds at the Moore School,
attended the Y.P.S.C.E. at the Pisgah Church Sunday night.
The Woman's Country club will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Henry
Kilborn Tuesday afternoon. The subject under discussion will be led by
Mrs. J. C. O'Neal. The club has accepted the invitation from the
"farmers" and will occupy an hour at their institute, Nov. 21, at which
time several interesting papers will be read.
Cards have been received announcing the approaching marriage of Samuel
Lloyd Magill and Harriet Emerine Pearman. The happy event is fixed for
Nov. 20 at 8 o'clock p.m. at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. Pearman, south of Orleans.

Weather cold and dry at this writing.
Mrs. J. Couchman of Ebenezer, returned home Saturday after a weeks'
visit here with friends.
Miss Bessie Belchey and J. Phillips were guests of Miss Pena Maul
Mr. Strubby is reported very ill.
Mrs. Dr. Palmer, of Beardstown, and Mrs. Perry Henderson spent Monday
with Mrs. H. Maul.
Mrs. Dr. Wolf's baby is on the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. C. James, of Ebenezer spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Nathan Nevill and family, who have been living out in Iowa, have moved
back here. They will make this their home.
Frank Ogle, Of Jacksonville, passed through here Sunday.

Election passed off quietly with no disturbances and but few drunk.
Last Wednesday morning the air was made blue with cries of "Yates,"
Rev. Caywood filled his appointment with the Shiloh Baptist church in
Macoupin County last Saturday and Sunday.
Dr. Maness, of Nortonville, took passage on the train from here on
Election Day to some point in Missouri. He went to visit relatives and
will be gone several days.
Mr. Hearst, of Nortonville, took dinner with your scribe Election Day.
There was no school in the high school room Election Day. Professors
Glassgow and Lynn dismissed their schools to go to their respective
homes to vote.
Miss Johnson, of Chapin, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Dr. Roberts,
here to-day.
Mrs. J.R. Coultas, of Rushville, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. F.T.
Gordon, this week
The Bachelors club will give a ball Thanksgiving eve in Irving hall.
This will be the festive occasion of the season and every member is
urged to do his best to make it the success it should be.
Chas. Potter is building an annex to his house.
Harold Smith, of Canton, is visiting friends here.
A serious runaway occurred Saturday about 3 p.m. near the West street
car house. John Crim and wife, of this town, drove to Jacksonville, in
the morning with Dr. Roberts' horse and buggy. On returning home the
horse became frightened at a street car and dashed frantically down the
street, kicking furiously at every jump. The occupants were soon
spilled out and the vehicle disintegrated. Beyond a few bruises and
abrasions Mr. Crim and wife were not otherwise injured.
George Lewis, of Meredosia, telephoned F.T. Gordon that the cold weather
is bringing the ducks down from the north in large numbers. A large
number of sportsmen will go from here to "Dosh" in a few days, where
they expect to bag 'thousands" of the birds.
The sanatory condition of the community are unusually good at present.
Beside the chronics no one is heard to complain of being unwell.
Rev. Wilder, a superanuated minister of Jacksonville, prached at the
M.E. church here Sunday morning.
Several from here drove down to Winchester to be present at the
ratification last evening.
It is said some election bets where action and not material is involved
is hard to collect. ??(typos and grammar transcribed as is )??
L.R. King, of Scott County, Missouri, was a business visitor in town

Corn gathering is well under headway and farmers report the yield
generally good.

In consolation to fellow democrats we wish to say: There may be victory
in defeat. Any evils resulting from the policy of the present
administration cannot now be saddled upon the democratic party. Mr.
McKinley announces that "so far as human wishes can control" there will
be no changes in his cabinet nor in the policy of the administration.
Now with a republican senate and house there is no obstruction in their
course. Fair minded people of the nation have placed in them their
confidence and trust them to guide us through another year.

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