Franklin Repository: April 19, 1865Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
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Notice To The Taxpayers Of Franklin County
(Column 3)Summary: Lists the locations to pay taxes announced by J. Elder, the County Treasurer: Quincy--at A. Shank's house in Mt. Alto, and H. Jones in Quincy; Washington--at the house formerly occupied by F. Bowden in Waynesboro; Antrim--at the House formerly kept by Foreman & Gilds in Greencastle; Montgomery--at J. Elliott's house in Welsh Run, and at T. McAfee's house in Mercersburg; Warren--at J. Zimmerman's store, and at P. Cook's Tannery; Peters--at the House of J. Mullen in Loudon, and at J. Scott's store in Bridgeport; Fannett--at B. Culbertson's house in Amberson's Valley, at A. Sieber's home in Concord, and at the House formerly kept by B. Crouse at Dry Run; Metal--In Fannettsburg, at the house of A. Ramsey; Lurgan--Roxbury, at the house of D. Kitzmiller; Letterkenny--Strasburg, at J. Weist's house; St. Thomas--At the store of Dixon & Elder; Green--Fayetteville, at the House of J. Brown, and in Greenvillage at the house of C. Foltz; Southampton--in Orrstown, at the house of J. Kyner; Guilford--Marion, at the house of J. Burk, and at Mrs. H. Snider's house in New Franklin; Hamilton--at the house of J. Gordon.Evacuation Of Richmond
(Names in announcement: Andrew Shank, H. M. Jones, F. Bowden, Foreman, Gilds, Jacob Elliott, Thomas McAfee, J. Zimmerman, P. Cook, James Mullen, James D. Scott, B. J. Culbertson, A. B. Sieber, Benjamin Crouse, Mrs. Adaline Ramsey, David Kitzmiller, J. R. Weist, Dixon, Elder, John S. Brown, C. C. Foltz, John Kyner, Jeremiah Burk, Mrs. H. Snider, John Gordon, James G. Elder)
(Column 5)Summary: Describes the disbelief and eventual realization of Richmond citizens of the need to evacuate, the "saturnalia" of the sacking of the town, the fire which killed many people, the flight of the rebel army, and the surrender of the city.The End Of The Rebellion
(Column 6)Summary: Reminds readers that a few leaders instigated the rebellion desiring an aristocratic reign over the majority of Southerners.A Tragical Delusion
(Column 7)Summary: The Repository editors reprint two articles. In the Charleston Mercury dated January 10, 1861, South Carolina declared its freedom from the tyrannical Union government. In a letter to the Tribune dated February 20, 1865, a writer describes the destitution of the South.Mention
(Column 7)Summary: Describes the proposed monument to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Emancipation. The proposed monument depicts three slaves in different stages of slavery and attainment of freedom.
The Martyr President
(Column 1)Summary: Mourns the loss of Lincoln and praises his efforts as president.What Of Peace?
(Column 1)Summary: Reviews Lincoln's addresses on the re-establishment of the government's authority in the rebel states. Many express dissatisfied without vengeance, political equality for all races, and the confiscation of rebel properties to pay the war debt.[No Title]
(Column 2)Summary: Reprints the Greensburg Argus' criticism of Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan. The Repository author labels the Argus a "treacherous reptile."
Origin of Article: Greensburg ArgusThe National Bereavement
(Column 3)Summary: Expresses grief at the death of Lincoln and questions whether Johnson will follow Lincoln's policies.A Summary Of War News.
(Column 4)Summary: Reports the surrender of Lynchburg, Va.; the capture of Selma, Alabama, by Gen. Wilson's cavalry; the disbanding of three of Moseby's guerilla companies; Moseby's refusal to stop fighting; and the meeting between Grant and Lee at Appomattox.News From Richmond
(Column 4)Summary: Reports the establishment of a national bank and the suffering and destitution of both wealthy and poor families in Richmond.Personal
(Column 4)Summary: Announces Gen. Lee's intention to sail for Europe with his family.Political Intelligence
(Column 5)Summary: Announces that Ohio removed restrictions on black suffrage.Alex. K. M'Clure
(Column 5)Summary: Reprints McClure's address to the House of Representatives in Harrisburg, on March 9, 1865. McClure urged the passage of the bill providing for the adjudication of military damages in the border counties. He reminded the House that the border counties bore the brunt of the war, that a similar bill already passed without Pennsylvania paying any compensation, and that the present bill prevented speculation.
(Names in announcement: Alexander K. McClure)
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(Column 1)Summary: Announces that Chairman Messersmith requests the attendance of members of the Associations and Fire Companies of Chambersburg at a parade to express sorrow and respect for the late president.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: G. R. Messersmith)
(Column 1)Summary: Describes the Chambersburg's reaction to news of Lincoln's assassination. Business came to a standstill. Oaks, Smith, Eyster, Brewer, Stewart, Stumbaugh, and Sharpe gave speeches at a large meeting of citizens assembled to organize observation of Lincoln's funeral.Court Proceedings
(Names in announcement: David Oaks, Rev. Mr. Smith, Mr. EysterEsq., Mr. BrewerEsq., Mr. StewartEsq., Mr. StumbaughEsq., Mr. SharpeEsq.)
(Column 2)Summary: Lists the actions of the court. In Common Pleas, the court admitted William Mervine to the practice of law. The article lists several criminal trials. In the case of Com. vs. Dr. Kell for perjury, the judge found the defendant guilty. The defense motioned for new trial and the judge set bail at $3100. In the case of Com. vs. J. Harmon for horse stealing, the court ruled guilty, sentencing the defendant to three years in the penitentiary. In the case of Com. vs. L. Jimeson (black) for larceny (stealing money from a soldier), the court ruled guilty, and sentenced Jimeson to 18 months in the penitentiary. In the case of Com. vs. A. Maston, for larceny, the court found the defendant guilty and ordered a sentence of 13 months in the penitentiary. In the case of Com. vs. M. Allen for larceny, the court ruled guilty and fined the defendant one cent and court costs and sentenced the defendant to 30 days in the county jail. In the case of Com. vs. D. Smith, for fornication and bastardy, the court ruled guilty and ordered the "usual sentence." In the case of Com. vs. T. Holler [?] for fornication and bastardy, the court ruled not guilty. In the case of Com. vs. D. Taylor for receiving and secreting stolen goods, the court ruled not guilty. In the case of Com. vs. J. Alexander and W. Swingle, for malicious mischief, the court found the defendants not guilty and ordered the prosecutor to pay costs.Grave Of P. A. Rice, Esq.
(Names in announcement: John StewartEsq., William M. Mervine, Dr. S. D. Kell, James Harmon, Lazarus Jimeson, Anthony Maston, Osman Ford, Mary Allen, David Smith, Thomas Holler, D. L. Taylor, John Alexander, William Swingle)
(Column 2)Summary: Reports the discovery of the grave of Rice, of Mercersburg, in Potter's Field (used as a burial for black soldiers, prisoners, and slaves). Rice was captured by Gen. Stuart in October, 1862, and imprisoned at Libby, where he died four months later.Railroad Meetings
(Names in announcement: Esq. P. A. Rice)
(Column 2)Summary: Reports that a meeting in Waynesboro on Saturday was held to facilitate "the extension of the Western Maryland to Hagerstown, and to secure its location through Waynesboro" and the extension of the telegraph from Greencastle to Waynesboro.Paroled
(Column 2)Summary: Notes the return to Chambersburg last week of Humelshine, a member of Co. D, 210th Pa. Vols, who was released from Libby prison after Richmond's capture.Jno. D. Shull
(Names in announcement: George Humelshine)
(Column 2)Summary: Reports the recovery of Jonathan Shull at the hospital in Burksville. Shull formerly worked for the Repository.The National Calamity! Assassination of President Lincoln! He Is Shot Through The Head! J. Wilkes Booth The Murderer. The Funeral Ceremonies! Sec'y Seward & His Son Wounded! Induction Of President Johnson. His Temporary Cabinet Appointments!
(Names in announcement: Jonathan D. Shull)
(Column 3)Summary: Describes the plan to kill Lincoln, Seward, and Seward's son Frederick. The author reports no change in the condition of the Sewards. The author also reprints Johnson's comments at his induction, when he expressed his belief in the principles of free government.Address By President Lincoln
(Column 4)Summary: Prints a speech by Lincoln in response to the evacuation of Richmond and complaints of the terms of peace, particularly in regard to the suffrage of blacks.Captured Rebel Officers
(Column 5)Summary: Provides a list of rebel officers captured by Sheridan and Grant in Richmond.Married
(Column 5)Summary: On April 13, in Chambersburg, by Rev. Smith, Samuel Ritter married Mary Huber, both of Franklin County.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. S. H. C. Smith, Mr. Samuel Ritter, Miss Mary Catharine Huber)
(Column 5)Summary: On January 18, by Rev. Dyson, William Mong married Louisa Barnitz, both of Chambersburg.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. F. Dyson, Mr. William C. Mong, Miss Louisa D. Barnitz)
(Column 5)Summary: On April 13, by Rev. Dyson, William Sufficord married Susan Zimmerman, all of the Little Cove, Franklin County.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. F. Dyson, Mr. William Sufficord, Miss Susan Zimmerman)
(Column 5)Summary: On April 9, in the German Ev. Lutheran church, by Rev. Roth, George Jacoby married Ann Elizabeth Smith, both of Chambersburg.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. G. Roth, Mr. George Jacoby, Miss Ann Elizabeth Smith)
(Column 5)Summary: "Killed on the 21st of February, in Richland County, South Carolina, Solomon Dunkle, Jr., 9th Pa. Cavalry, son of Jacob and Elizabeth R. Dunkle, of Franklin County, Pa."Mobile Captured--Over 5,000 Prisoners Taken--Ordnance Stores and gunboats Taken.
(Names in announcement: Solomon DunkleJr., Jacob Dunkle, Elizabeth R. Dunkle)
(Column 6)Summary: Describes the capture of Mobile.Condition of Secretary of Secretary Seward and His Son
(Column 6)Summary: Announces the apparent improved condition of both Sewards.Sherman--The Surrender of Johnston's Army Hourly Expected
(Column 6)Summary: Follows the actions of Sherman and Johnston.Finance And Trade
(Column 6)Summary: Reports the unsettling of business caused by Lincoln's assassination, but asserts that "confidence is being gradually restored."
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