This is the ocr text of an article from the Monday, December 27, 1875 issue of the Inter-Ocean.
Mrs. Shimer, who, for twenty-two yea re, ha3 been at the nead cf thellL Carroll 6entfnary, Illinois. 1« aad-lpg a four-story brick building, S8xM feet. maklnR the entire bonding 20S feei lone, and from 3S to 50 feet wide. She makes her own purchates of all kinds of building material, employs neither architect nor builder, and mpenntends In person the whole work.