Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Joseph Oscar Cunningham
Munsell Publishing Company, 1905 - Champaign County (Ill.) - 1060 pages
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Page 745 - THESE are the gardens of the Desert, these The unshorn fields, boundless and beautiful, For which the speech of England has no name The Prairies. I behold them for the first, And my heart swells, while the dilated sight Takes in the encircling vastness. Lo ! they stretch In airy undulations, far away, As if the Ocean, in his gentlest swell, Stood still, with all his rounded billows fixed. And motionless forever.
Page 775 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively precribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 513 - The affiant making the affidavit of registration must be at least twenty-one years of age at the time of the next succeeding election...
Page 644 - My fathers' ancient burial-place Ere from these vales, ashamed and weak, Withdrew our wasted race. It is the spot I know it well Of which our old traditions tell. For here the upland bank sends out A ridge toward the...
Page 789 - This convention of delegates, assembled in pursuance of a call addressed to the people of the United States, without regard to past political differences or divisions, who are opposed to the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, to the policy of the present administration...
Page 572 - For the recognition of the independence of the people of Cuba, demanding that the Government of Spain relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and to withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters, and directing the President of the United States to use the land and naval forces of the United States to carry these resolutions into effect...
Page 782 - The undersigned, a committee appointed by the Board of Supervisors of Champaign County, are instructed to make the following offer to the State of Illinois, in consideration of the permanent location of the Illinois Industrial University at Urbana, Champaign County, viz.: We offer the Urbana and Champaign Institute buildings and grounds, containing about ten acres; also, one hundred and sixty acres of land adjacent thereto; also, four hundred acres of land, It being part of section No.
Page 782 - Company of fifty thousand dollars' worth of freight over said road for the benefit of said University. "Also, one hundred thousand dollars in Champaign county bonds, due and payable in ten years, and bearing interest at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, and two thousand dollars in fruit, shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery, to be selected from the nursery of ML Dunlap, and furnished at the lowest catalogue rates, making an estimated valuation of four hundred and fifty thousand dollars...
Page 858 - A hundred years to come? Pale, trembling age, and fiery youth. And childhood with its brow of truth; The rich and poor, on land and sea, Where will the mighty millions be, A hundred years to come?
Page 782 - Also, one hundred thousand dollars In Champaign County bonds, due and payable In ten years, and bearing Interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum, and two thousand dollars in fruit, shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery, to be selected from the nursery of ML Dunlap, and furnished at the lowest catalogue rates, making an estimated valuation of four hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($450,000).

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