Friday, September 27, 1912
An Urbana man was injured slightly when he exited a street car. “Thinking that the car would stop, Mr. McLean jumped off while it was in motion. He fell heavily, painfully abrasing one knee and suffering a severe jolting. His trousers were torn, a fact lamented because he was on his way to a social gathering given by his daughter.”
Hundreds of farmers, despite searching all night using bloodhounds specially brought in via automobile, failed to locate the fiend who threw carbolic acid in Mrs. Jenks’s face north of Danville. She will be disfigured for life.
Governor Wilson called upon President Taft in Boston, and they had a pleasant five-minute meeting. Considering all the vitriol one reads from their respective parties, it is good to hear that the two candidates respect one another.