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Franklin Repository: March 9, 1859

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Description of Page: Page covered by news of the Sickles-Key affair in Washington, D.C.

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Description of Page: Page covered by serial fiction.

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Description of Page: Page covered by fiction, novelty stories and advertisements.

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[No Title]
(Column McClure on Legislative Pay)
Summary: Details Alexander K. McClure's support of a bill cutting legislators's pay in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
(Names in announcement: Alexander K. McClure, Mr., of the City Nill, Mr., of the city Hamersley)

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(Column 2)
Summary: Article describes the drowning of Mr. Hays in the creek "about a half mile below town. Notes that Mr. Hayes lived "on the Pittsburg Pike, a short distance West of the Gate-house. He is supposed to have drowned while drunk.
(Names in announcement: a colored man Charles Hayes, Samuel Reisher)
Public Library
(Column 3)
Summary: Article details the organization of and election of officers by the Chambersburg Public Library Association.
(Names in announcement: The Hon. George ChambersPresident, A.K. McClureEsq., Vice President, Joseph FryVice President, S.G. LaneSecretary, J.K. ShryockTreasurer)

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Description of Page: Page primarily covered by advertisements.

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Description of Page: Page covered by advertisements and humorous anecdote.

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(Column 3)
Summary: Marriage of March 2; no mention of church.
(Names in announcement: Rev. A. West, Marilla Holliday, Samuel HollidayEsq., of Dry Run, of this county, John Swineof Germany Valley, Huntington Co.)
(Column 3)
Summary: Death of the infant Edward Weir, aged 9 months, March 1 in Chambersburg.
(Names in announcement: Edward J. Weir, A.K. Weir, Susan Weir)
(Column 3)
Summary: Death of Mrs. Shirk, aged 89 years, at her son's residence in Southampton Township.
(Names in announcement: Anna Shirk, Christian Shirk)