This is the image of the full or partial text of an article entitled "A Womans 250 000 Gift", printed in the Spencer Herald of 1896-01-29. This article is in the public domain, because it was published in the United States before 1923.
A WOMAN’S $250,000 GIFT.
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The University of Chicago is again the recipient of a gift, this time of $350,000. Aud again the donor is a woman. Sho is Mis. F. A. W. Shimer, principal ownor of tho Mount Carroll Female seminary at Mount Carroll, Ills.
Mrs. Shimer gives the seminary property, valued at $100,000, together with $150,000 for endowment purposes, to become a preparatory school for the university. Mrs. Shimer, who ia a Baptist, has conducted the Mount Carroll seminary for 42 years. She is now advanced iu years, suffering from ill health, aud Is anxious to secure the perpetuation of her school.
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This is the ocr text of an article from the Wednesday, January 29, 1896 issue of the Spencer...