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Franklin Repository: March 2, 1859

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Description of Page: Page covered by national news and human interest stories.

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Description of Page: Page covered by fiction.

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Description of Page: Page covered by fiction, advertisements and a comprehensive statement of tax assessments in Franklin County.

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The Difference
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Summary: The Repository supports Kansas's inclusion as as state of the Union, and opposes President Buchanan's "sophistry" in attempting to keep her out, now that she has shown herself to be a Republican state.
Young Men's Christian Association
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Summary: List of the Chambersburg YMCA's standing committees.
(Names in announcement: J.S. Nixonlibrary committee, J.K. Shryocklibrary committee, S.M. Shillito, J.S. Brandlibrary and rooms committee, William Adamslibrary and rooms committee, B.Y. Hamsherways and means committee, M. Gillanways and means committee, John H. Reedways and means committee, A.N. Rankinpublications committee, W.R.H. Deatrichpublications committee, Anthony Hollarpublications committee, , Jacob Hokestatistics committee, I.H. McCauleystatistics committee, B.B. Hensheystatistics committee)
Industrial Association
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Summary: Article notes a meeting of January 19 in which men were appointed as township committees to call upon citizens to solicit them to become members of the Farmers and Mechanics Industrial Association of Franklin County.
(Names in announcement: Col. James B. OrrPresident of the prelimiary meeting, A.N. RankinChairman of the Standing Committee)

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A Magnificent Concert
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Summary: The article is a play on the coming of spring as a magnificent concert itself, but does note Chambersburg's reputation for good music, the existence of "fifty or sixty Pianos in town, two or three excellent string Bands, one Brass Band, which cannot be excelled, and vocal musicians without number."
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Summary: Notes Mr. Funk's transportation to prison.

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Description of Page: Page covered by advertisements and human interest stories.

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Description of Page: Page covered by advertisements.

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Summary: Marriage of Feb. 22, at Mt. Union, Huntington Co.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Amos Smith, Mentzer Mary E., J.B. MentzerEsq., of Yellow Springs, Blair County, William Edmondsonof Warrior's Mark, Huntington Co.)
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Summary: Marriage of Feb. 24; at the Indian Queen hotel. Bride and groom each "from the vicinity of Greencastle."
(Names in announcement: Rev. G. Sill, Christina E. Pensinger, Isaac H. Whitmore)
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Summary: Death of February 6. Mrs. Murry was 60 years of age.
(Names in announcement: Mary Anne Murryformerly Mary Anne Wakefield)
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Summary: Death of Mr. Lowe, formerly of the House of Representatives, on February 24, aged 61 years. Location of death - Mercersburg.
(Names in announcement: James LoweEsq.)
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Summary: Death of the infant Piper, aged 3 years and 23 days, on February 20, in Fayetteville, of Catarrhal Fever.
(Names in announcement: Frank McCreary Piper, James Piper, Ann M. Piper)