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Pana, IL, Nov. 16 - E.A. Campbell, Josh Tackett and Henry Cole, appraisers of the estate of the late John A. Bowman, Illinois' most eccentric old bachelor who died last month, yesterday made a report to the County Court. They estimate the property, not considering the personal estate, at $246,200. The inheritance tax which goes to the State of Illinois will be close to $10,000. There are 1100 acres of land in Christian County and 150 acres in Shelby County. The appraisers found on 80-acre tract near Stonington, the home of Bowman, that had not been cultivated for 3 years and had been permitted to grow up in weeds. The entire estate goes to Henry Milton Bowman, an uncle, who is 82 years of age and was recently located in the Soldiers' Home at Marion, Ind. -
[Ste Marie Tribune, Jasper County, IL November 21, 1913 - Transcribed by KT]


9 Illinois Athletes are Formally Barred from Future Activity
Champaign, Ills., Jan. 31: The nine University of Illinois football players who engaged in a football game at Taylorville, Ills., November 27, were officially declared ineligible Tuesday for further participation in athletics at the university. The men admitted playing on the Taylorville team against a Carlinville, Ills., team, which included eight Notre Dame men. About $100,000 had been bet on the game, according to residents of the two towns. The nine men suspended are: Walquis, Sterneman, Crangle, Kaiser, Gammage, Greene, Simpson, Milligan, and Teuscher, Mullin, a substitute was in the party but was not called on to play, according to the players' stories, and no report was made on him. All the men confessed voluntarily to their part in the game. Crangle is in a hospital here but sent word to Coach Zuppke that he had participated. The suspended players will all continue in school, it was announced. [Great Falls Tribune. (Great Falls, Mont.), 01 Feb. 1922]
 




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