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Valley of the Shadow

Franklin Repository: April 13, 1859

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Description of Page: Page covered by national news and curiosity stories.

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Description of Page: Page covered by fiction and inspirational literature.

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Description of Page: Page covered with uninteresting stories and advertising.

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Summary: Repository aruges that Governor Packer will not "howl for slavery," hence he is unpopular with the Buchanan administration and its loyal mouthpiece the Valley Spirit.
(Names in announcement: Gov. William Packer, )
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Summary: For full transcript of brief article see above.
(Names in announcement: William PackerGov., )

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To the Friends of the Bible Cause in Franklin County
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Summary: Describes the Franklin County Bible Society's efforts to distribute Bibles and religious literature in the county.
(Names in announcement: B.S. SchneckPresident, Jacob HokeLibrarian and Treasurer, F. DysonExploring Agent)
Court Proceedings: Quarter Sessions
(Column 1)Court Proceedings: Oyer and Terminer
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Summary: Recap of court cases in Franklin county, with verdicts where noted.
(Names in announcement: David RamseyGuilty plea to larceny, William McCrackenGuilty of obtaining money under false pretense, Henry MinnichNot guilty of receiving stolen goods., Samuel Little, John Wright, William WrightLittle, Wright and Wright not guilty of riot, Charles TaylorAccuser of above, ordered to pay costs)
Mrs. Marion Walker
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Summary: Mrs. Walker, the wife of Kansas military hero Sam Walker and daughter of the late Chambersburg notable James Lowe, visited Mercersburg this week.
(Names in announcement: Marion Walker, the late James LoweEsq., captain Sam Walker)
Something for the Ladies
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Summary: Story describes local artisan's custom cabinet work.
(Names in announcement: D.M. Eikercabinetmaker, )
A Franklin Railroad
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Summary: Notes that the project is moving toward completion. Despite the road's second-class reputation, it commands plentiful funds and promises to succeed this time.
(Names in announcement: , )
Sudden Death
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Summary: Notes 68 year old Mr. Finley's death upon falling near his home.
(Names in announcement: John Finley, )
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Summary: Notes the death of the aged Mr. Sollenberger, a German Baptist (or Tunker) minister.
(Names in announcement: Philip Sollenberger, )

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

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Description of Page: page entirely covered by advertisements.

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Summary: Wedding of April 11, held at the Chambersburg Methodist Church. Groom of Westminster, Md. Bride of Chambersburg.
(Names in announcement: P.B. ReeseRev., Kate Bowman, Leroy Swarmstedt)