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~ Urbana Courier Herald ~

Wednesday, Sep 23, 1908

~ Police Chase bad smell with no results ~


Officers chases offensive odor all over neighborhood and then abandine search for glue factory.

When the police department was notified that an offensive odor had been turned loose from some unknown source north of the big four shops. Officer Hammison thought that he would have little difficultly but arrived on the scene to find that he had an overgrown smell which pervaded that entire neighborhood to grapple with.

He finally abanded the search and notified Champaign to come over and induce her sewer to give up its dead. That was the only Solution