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Sycamore, Ills., April :1 .-The will of the late Mi-s. James S. Waterman has been filed for record in the probate court. After providinj liberally for relatives and friends the last clause endows a school in this city to be called "Waterman Hall."' Her beautiful home and sixty acres adjoining it are set apart as the "hall" and its grounds. As a perpetual endowment fund to keep this institution running there is set apart 480 acres of stocked and improved land in the immediate vicinity, which, together with other cash proeeeds, will make the fund about $200,000. The object of the school, whieh is for girls only, is, in the language of the bequest, "to provide a place and secure the establishment of a school for woi thy and aspiring girls, in which, at a small cost, they can be educated in such branches as will fit them for the high duties of Christian womanhood in conformity to the practical teachings of the Book of Common Prayer of the Protestant Episcopal church." The executors of the will are Messrs. I. J. Woodworth, of this city, and James 11 Banks, of Chicago.


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