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Franklin Repository: January 4, 1860

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Description of Page: President James Buchanan's State of the Union message covers this page.

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A List of Grand and Traverse Jurors
(Column 5)
Summary: List of jurors was drawn for a Court of Oyer and Terminer, Court of Quartersession of the Peace, and a Court of Common Pleas, to be held in Chambersburg on Monday, January 16, 1860. For the decisions in the cases before these courts, see articles on page 5 of the January 25, 1860 Franklin Repository.
(Names in announcement: Alexander Hamilton, Jacob Garver, Mathias Barkdoll, Jacob Brewer, William Clapsaddle, Charles S. Clark, D. W. Dixon, Frederick Foltz, John Funk, Jacob Freeze, William Graham, Jacob Hoke, Christian Landis, John Mazheimer, D. B. Martin, William E. McDowell, John McLelland, John Keefer, Jacob Pensinger, John Snyder, Peter Small, E.J. Small, Israel Sollenberger, John Wolff, Josiah Besore, John C. Brake, Jacob Beaver, Thaddeus Boges, Joseph Crebs, J.A. Clayton, Thomas Carlisle, Augustas Duncan, Conrad Eckenrode, Jacob Fry, Samuel Garver, D.C. Haulman, Charles Hartman, John L. Hays, Abraham Hurst, Samuel Hawk, John Hunsecker, John Immell, Jacob Krider, John Lindsey, Josiah Melhorn, C.B. Miller, Nathaniel Martin, Alison McDowell, William McGiuley, H.C. McKnight, William McClure, Archibald McDowell, Samuel Nichodemus, J.G. Olyer, David Piper, Samuel Rank, Taylor Reed, James Roberts, Jacob Sellers, George Sprecker, Lazarus Small, James Spear, John R. Tankersley, John H. Thomas, A.C. Typer, John C. Tritle, David Unger, Peter Vinck, David Wertz, A.B. Wingert, Joseph Wingert, Jacob Zook, Thomas Bowles, Geoge Baird, Jonathan Beam, Peter Benedict, Samuel Bradley, S.W. Blerly, John Benedict, William L. Chambers, W.E. Camp, Peter Crist, William Cromer, Sol. Cromer, G.A. Cressler, Frederick Dosh, Jacob Deal, Rudolph Eyer, Samuel Etter, James T. Edmundson, Samuel Foreman, Henry Foust, Harris Findley, Jeremiah Gordon, Lewis Gilbert, John Gilbert, Moses Gingerich, Michael Grossman, J.J. Hill, Robert C. Horner, Jacob Hershey, Michael Harkelruth, Noah Heckerman, Michael Honstein, David Hughes, John Hawk, George Jarett, William Lyn, Daniel Levernight, Charles W. Lego, John F. Miller, John Murphy, Samuel Noaker, Jonas Palmer, Samuel Phillpy, George Rutter, J.G. Snively, Samuel SnivelySen., Jacob R. Shank, William Weagly)

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Description of Page: All Ads.

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Burning a Religious Paper
(Column 04)
Summary: Editorial condemns the Democratic Party and President Buchanan's political appointees, especially Post Master General Holt. Editorial refers to letter from parishoner of United Bretheren of Christ in Hardy County, Virginia, whose religious newspaper was confiscated and burned by the local postmaster because it called for abolition.

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Franklin Hall!
(Column 1)
Summary: Announcement for lecture by Professor Tiffany of Baltimore, Maryland, in Franklin Hall on Daniel Webster. Admission tickets are 25 cents.
Religious Services
(Column 1)
Summary: Notice that Reverend Butler will preach on Sunday in the Presbyterian Church.
(Names in announcement: Rev. F.E. Butler)
A Large Tree
(Column 1)
Summary: John Grove of Antrim Township cut down a seven foot in diameter red oak tree on his land.
(Names in announcement: John GroveJr.)
(Column 1)
Summary: William Vanderaw of Guilford slaughtered five hogs for Henry Snider of New Franklin.
(Names in announcement: William Vanderaw, Henry Snider)
A Great Load
(Column 1)
Summary: Jacob Eby of Hamilton used his team of horses to pull a huge pile of hickory wood.
(Names in announcement: Jacob Eby)
A Mystery
(Column 1)
Summary: A.J. Brand found a small perch in an oyster and the paper speculates on the mysterious discovery.
(Names in announcement: A.J. Brand)
New Firm
(Column 1)
Summary: Longtime druggist Andrew Miller took into partnership B.B. Henshey, a graduate of the College of Pharmacy, Philadelphia.
(Names in announcement: Andrew J. Miller, B.B. Henshey)
An Irishman's Sufferings in South Carolina
(Column 1)
Summary: This article relates the whipping and tarring and feathering of an Irish worker in Charlteston, South Carolina, for his expressed anti-slavery opinions.
Origin of Article: New York Tribune

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Description of Page: Fiction and Ads.

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Description of Page: All Ads.

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(Column 5)
Summary: Mr. Josiah McKinnie married Miss Harriet Ann McLellan, daughter of Mr. Henry McLellan, on December 29.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Thomas Creigh, Josiah McKinnie, Harriet Ann McLellan, Henry McLellan)
(Column 5)
Summary: Mr. David S. Oyer married Miss Sarah Ann Franciscus on December 27.
(Names in announcement: Rev. S. M'Henry, David S. Oyer, Sarah Ann Franciscus)
(Column 5)
Summary: Mr. Andrew B. Wentling married Miss Mary F. Henry on December 29.
(Names in announcement: Andrew B. Wentling, Mary F. Henry)
(Column 5)
Summary: Mr. Daniel Herman married Miss Charlott S. Reed on December 29.
(Names in announcement: Daniel Herman, Charlotte Reed)
(Column 5)
Summary: Mr. George Besore married Miss Mary Catharine Rife on December 29.
(Names in announcement: George Besore, Catherine Rife)
(Column 5)
Summary: Mrs. Margaret Welsh, age 73, died on December 29.
(Names in announcement: Margaret Welsh)
(Column 5)
Summary: Frances Cooper, age one and a three months, youngest son of John M. and Adaline M. Cooper, died suddenly on January 2.
(Names in announcement: Francis M. Cooper, John M. Cooper, Adaline M. Cooper, George R. Colliflower)