Franklin Repository: April 4, 1860Go To Page : | | | | | | | |
Old Mr. Buchanan and His Administration Unmasked
(Column 1)Summary: Abstract of testimony before Committee on Public Expenditures investigating corruption in the disbursement of the Public Printing Fund.
Origin of Article: The Press
Description of Page: Letters reprinted from Missouri concerning Edward Bates candidacy for President.
The Whitworth Gun
(Column 3)Summary: Article notes the advantages of the new Whitworth artillery piece, accuracy at long ranges and durable in the field.The Spirit of Senatorial Eloquence
(Column 3)Summary: Article summarizes wild speech by Senator Wigfall of Texas on the rights of slaveowners to the new territories and suggests that the Senator was completely drunk during this speech on the Senate floor.
Description of Page: Article on the provisions of the Free Banking Law in Pennsylvania.
The Two Protestors
(Column 1)Summary: Editorial on the protests of the Buchanan administration against the investigation of the Senate Harper's Ferry Investigating Committee, which suggested that the administration knew of John Brown's plot before it was executed on Harper's Ferry citizens.Passenger Travel
(Column 3)Summary: Notice that the Franklin Railroad carried 1,500 passengers in March.Agricultural Implements
(Names in announcement: G. B. Ayers)
(Column 3)Summary: Montgomery and Stouffer opened a new machine shop on Queen Street specializing in agricultural machinery.
(Names in announcement: Montgomery & Stouffer)
Description of Page: International news.
Too Good to be Lost
(Column 2)Summary: Note reprints verse from Mississippi Democratic paper.
Origin of Article: Blandon (Miss.) RepublicanEditorial Comment: The Blandon (Miss.) Republican fairly hits the insincerity of the Democracy touching the Slavery question.
Tax Payers and Free Negroes in Charleston
(Column 1)Summary: Article notes that 355 free blacks in Charleston pay taxes on valuable property, some owning as much as $50,000.00 in real esatate.
Origin of Article: Spirit of the Times
(Column 3)Summary: Mr. Samule Crist married Miss Catharine Cleverstone on March 15.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. Z. A. Colestock, Samuel Crist, Catharine Cleverstone)
(Column 3)Summary: Mr. William W. Elliott married Miss Mary ann Typer on March 21.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. Smith Gordon, William W. Elliott, Mary Ann Typer)
(Column 3)Summary: Mr. A. Logue married Mrs. Ann McMullen, both of Mossville, Huntingdon Co., on March 22.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. William A. West, A. Logue, Mrs. Ann McMullen)
(Column 3)Summary: Rev. Frederick Gilbert of Pa. Conference married Miss Lena Warner on March 27.Married
(Names in announcement: A. Fry, James M. Bishop, Rev. Frederick Gilbert, Lena Warner)
(Column 3)Summary: Mr. William Scott married Miss Catharine Jackson on March 29.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. Samuel Philips, William Scott, Catharine Jackson)
(Column 3)Summary: Mr. Danile Deatrick married Miss Anna Mary Arnold on March 29.Died
(Names in announcement: P. McGarveyEsq., Daniel Deatrick, Anna Mary Arnold)
(Column 3)Summary: Mrs. Nancy Stech, widow of the late Geo. Stech, died near Welsh Run age 65 years, 8 months and 5 days, on March 8.Died
(Names in announcement: Nancy Stech, George Stech)
(Column 3)Summary: John Wesley Witmer, age 5 years, 11 months, and 5 days, son of J. S. and Susan Witmer, died on March 11.Died
(Names in announcement: John Wesley Witmer, J. S. Witmer, Susan Witmer)
(Column 3)Summary: At the residence of James H. McKinstry, near Delayan, Ill., Mrs. Martha S. Crawford, age 80, died on March 11.Died
(Names in announcement: James H. McKinstry, Martha S. Crawford)
(Column 3)Summary: David Ellmore Fleck, age 1 year, 2 months, and 4 days, died on March 23.Died
(Names in announcement: David Ellmore Fleck)
(Column 3)Summary: Ms. Sarah Filey, mother-in-law of John Crist, died age 91 on March 26.Died
(Names in announcement: John Crist, Sarah Filey)
(Column 3)Summary: Ida Bell White, daughter of Andrew J. and Sarah J. White, age 4 years, 4 months, and 9 days, died on March 24.Died
(Names in announcement: Ida Bell White, Andrew J. White, Sarah J. White)
(Column 3)Summary: Miss Isabella Watson, age 82, died in Greencastle after a brief illness, on March 24.
(Names in announcement: Isabella Watson)