Daily Courier. (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 292, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 16, 1901 Page: 1 of 8
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McKINNEY, TEXAS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 11)01.-4:30 P. M.
A.20th CENTURY LOCAL PAPER—TODAY'S NEWS IN A NUT-SHELL
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Printed Especially to Please a Progressive People.
Read the Announcement to The Boys and Girls on Fifth Page In Today's Courier.
FROM ALL PARTS OF TIIR WORLD—
CONDENSED FOR BUSY PEOPLE
COLUMBIA VS HAVERNORD
the Columbia University gymnas-
tic team will meet the Harverford
college team in this city.
NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON,
Pensacola, Fla., Feb. 16.—The
Iforth Atlantic Sqnadron is ex-
pected to return from its gulf
cruise today and will probably re-
main until the first week in March
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MONUMENT FOR CUBAN HERO.
Guthrie. Okla., Feb. 16.—Gov.
Barnes today opened the bid* for
a monument to Rough Rider Hoy
V. Cash ion, the only Oklahoma
boy who perished in the Cuban
W«r. The selection has not yet
been announced. The citizens of
Hennessy raised over $800 to add
to the legislature appropriation
of $1,200 to pay for the monu-
Chicago, Feb. 16.—The second
annual meeting of the Association
of American Universities has con-
vened in this city with a very
large attendance of the college
presidents and professors. Every
college of repute in the country
is represented and the sessions
will continue until the evening of
the 15th inst. The meetings are
being held in the Jhall of the
University of Chicago.
For driving out dull bilious
feeling strengthening the appe-
tite and increasing the capacity of
tfeft body for work, Prickly Ash
Bitters is a golden remedy.
NEW PIPE LINE
Philadelphia, Feb., 16.—After
a hard fight of many years the
first successful competition to the
Standard Oil company's pipe line
has been • completed. The new
line, which is the United States
Pipe line, is now finished and to-
day began flowing from the oil
fields of McKoan county to tide-
water in Delaware bay. The final
connection was made about 20
miles west of the city, whereby a
direct line of 380 miles from
Bradford, the northwestern term-
inus, to Marcus Hook, the south-
eastern terminal,is ready for busi-
ness. There are double pirjes
laid along the entire side? one for
crude and the other ror refined
oil. The pipes have a capacity of
20,000 barrels per day.
Will Boom His Business.
S. Litval,a merchant of Dallas;
Texas, writes: "I thought 1
would have to give up business,
after two years of suffering from
general debility brought on by
overwork and long hours, but
four bottles of Electric Bitters
gave me now life. I can now eat
anything, sleep well and feel likg
working a I the time. It's the
best medicine on earth." It's a
wonerful tonic and health builder
for tired, weak, sickly and run-
down people. Try it. Satisfac-
tion guaranteed. Only 50e at
To the city of McKinney. We
have opened a mcc addition of
57 lots, known as the J. G. Fitz-
liugh addition. VVe will sell to
parties wanting to build on five
years time if desired, or will take
one fourth. If you do not want
to build, and good terms on the
balance. Will trade for all kinds
of livo stock, wagons and bug-
gies or other property. Why
not get you a home as it is in the
reach of all. Office over Lar-
W. J. S. & C. H. Russell.
INCREASE OF STOCK.
Jersey City, N. J., Feb. 10-■
A special meeting of the stock-
holders of the American Smelt-
ing and Refining Company is to
b*5 held in this city today to take
action on a proposition to in-
crease the capital stock of the
company from the present au
thorized capital of $65,000,000 to
$100,000,000, onehalf of the in-
crease to be in preferred stock
and one-half in common stock.
The increase will be made in
accordance with the plans to take
over the property of M. Guggen-
OUR FASHION LETTER.
The management of the local
theatre offers Feb: 19th what
promises to bo the dramatic treat
of the season. Wo refer to the
coming of the eminent actor Mr.
Edwin Rostell and his excellent
company in a grand revival of
Shakespeare's immortal tragedy
Hamlet. It has been a long time
since McKinney theatre goers
have been permitted to witness a
special production of the classics,
and those who appreciate this
Order of plays will no doubt fill
the house. Mr. Rostell, who was
associated with the late Edwin
Booth and who the critics have
unanimously chosen as the legiti-
mate successor of that great ex-
ponent of the drama. Rostell
playeu the larger cities of Texas
two years ago and created most
favorable comment on his won-
derful work in the part he pre-
Miss lone Cameron, daughter
of Mr.and Mrs.Beecher Cameron,
who reside two miles northwest
of town has a case of varioloid.
A yellow flag was put up and
quarantine established. The sit
juvtion here is unchanged.
New York, Feb. 16. -There is
very little at this season in fash-
ions in dress that is distinctly new
Sutniner fashions have not de-
veloped sufficiently to indicate
what will be worn later. Tho pre-
vailing fashions of the present
season have become very definite
in generally accepted forms to
which the public has beccme
The matter of wash shirt waists
is bciug considered, and also the
spring and summer costumes, but
there is no indication of any radi-
cal departure1 from the rogue of
'I he shirt waist for strictly
tailor made wear will consist this
season of white duek or butcher's
linen of the very finest quality
and as flexible as those materials
can be made. It will have neither
yoke nor plaits nor tucks, either
in front or back, and it will fit
the figuro almost as snugly as the
Miss WliurIsr Recovering.
Miss Annie Wheeler, daughter of
iJencral Joe Wheeler, who recently
mm del' went Mil operation for appen*
lieitis at a private .sanitarium, in
Yew York, is rapidly revovering.
.\lw VV'heeler was active as a war
uirse aiul accompanied her dittitv*
;u shed father to Manila sotB#
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Sim an Will Test the Law*
Susan B. Anthony intends to tesl
the woman* suffrage question by re-,
fusing to pay taxes on some property
.lie owns in Rochester, N. Y., basing
her objection on the point that tax-
ation without representation is un-
constitutional. Twenty-five years
ago Miss Anthony began a similar
effort, but it ended in a compromise.
Now she proposes to figkt to finish*
Big discounts on pianosat J.T. '
Couch's to reduce immense stock
no .v on hand, tf
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