Franklin Repository: July 20, 1870Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Republican County Convention
(Column 01)Summary: This article notes an upcoming Republican nominating convention and also lists results from the 1868 election.
Full Text of Article:County Convention
In compliance with the resolutions of the Republican County Committee, adopted at their meeting held in Chambersburg, on the 4th of June, 1870, the County Nominating Convention will assemble in the Court House, in Chambersburg on Tuesday, the 2d of August, 1870 at 11 o'clock, A. M. The Primary Meetings for the election of Delegates will be held at the usual places, on the Saturday preceding - 30th of July, 1870.
The following is the representation of the several districts, upon the basis of the Republican vote of 1868:Delegates Vote Antrim 9 583 Chamb'g North Ward 7 397 Chamb'g South Ward 6 299 Concord 3 34 Dry Run 4 122 Fayetteville 6 255 Greenvillage 5 214 Guilford 5 225 Hamilton 4 128 Letterkenny 5 181 Lurgan 4 100 Loudon 4 97 Metal 5 157 Montgomery 6 270 Orrstown 4 94 Peters 5 165 Quincy 6 265 Southampton 4 60 Sulphur Spring 3 33 St. Thomas 5 168 Washington 7 388 Warren 4 59 Welsh Run 5 157 116
Chairman Republican County Committee
(Column 01)Summary: The paper announces that the Republican County Convention will meet on July 30th. The editors urge unity, high turnout, and nomination of a strong ticket. They assert that Republicans can win the election since Franklin a Republican majority whose ranks have been strenthened by the 15th Amendemnt.The Little Dodger
(Column 02)Summary: The paper defends John Cessna from ridicule by the Valley Spirit.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: The paper asserts that Democrats cannot criticize Republicans for instituting the income tax since "Democratic treason and rebellion imposed such an enormous debt upon the country and made the income tax necessary."Mrs. Lincoln's Pension
(Column 03)Summary: The paper applauds the Senate for passing a $3,000 pension for Mary Todd Lincoln.Hon. John Cessna
(Column 03)Summary: The paper asserts that widespread support among Republicans, and widespread condemnation among Democrats, commends John Cessna to the voters.
Feather Renovating Machine
(Column 02)Summary: Correspondents of the Mercersburg Journal visited the farm of Adam Fahrney to view the feather renovating machine for which he has purchased the patent rights for Franklin County. The machine allows people to clean old feathers in feather beds.Bridge Contract
(Names in announcement: Adam Fahrney)
(Column 02)Summary: John Aegle received the contract for the stonework for the new bridge at Roxbury for 2.37 per perch. Gilbert and Co. received the contract for the iron work at $19.40 per foot. The othe rbids for the stonewrok follow: S. Flickinger, $5.40; Henry Kurtz, $4.50; William Forbes, $4.79; O. M. Shoemaker, $3.19; Henry Shearer, $2.65; Greday and Quigley, $4.49. For stonework: T. B. Wood and Co., $19.50; Gilbert and Co., $19.40; Z. King and Son of Cleveland, $16.00. The editors wonder why the contract was not let to King and Son.Samrt,--Wasn't It?
(Names in announcement: John Aegle, Gilbert, S. Flickinger, Henry Kurtz, William Forbes, O. M. Shoemaker, Henry Shearer, Greday, Quigley, T. B. Wood, Z. King)
(Column 02)Summary: The paper mocks an article in the Valley Spirit for hypocrisy. It denounces John Cessna because he left the Democratic Party to join the Republicans, but praises W. M'Lellan for leaving the Republicans to join the Democrats.Bitten by a Copperhead
(Names in announcement: John Cessna, W. M'Lellan)
(Column 02)Summary: A young lady named Mary Besser was bitten by a copperhead at Franklin Furnace in St. Thomas. She was taking potatoes from a bin in the cellar of Mr. Royer's house when the snake struck. She is in good condition under the care of Dr. Van Tries.Sad
(Names in announcement: Mary Besser, Royer, Dr. Van Tries)
(Column 03)Summary: A German man named Steinke was found lying unconscious on the street accross from Boyd's Hotel on Friday. He was brought to the hospital and placed under the care of Dr. Langbeine, but could not be revived and passed away. Steinke was 30 years old and had been working on the harvest in Cumberland County before growing ill and making his way to Chambersburg.Large Sail of Montain Land
(Names in announcement: Steinke, Dr. Langbeine)
(Column 03)Summary: Judge Kimmell sold a tract of mountain land on behalf of the heirs of the late Mrs. Louisiana Bowers of Warren. The 3,600 acres contain valuable stands of timber. H. T. Snyder purchased the property in order to harvest bark for his tan yard. The land is convenient to the Southern Pennsylvania Railroad and promises to enhance the value of Snyder's tannery since he will have a "nearly inexhaustable supply of first-rate bark."Fire
(Names in announcement: Judge Kimmell, Louisiana Bowers, H. T. Snyder)
(Column 03)Summary: A fire broke out at the stables in Geiser that consumed the corn, oats, hay, buggies, and harness stored there. Horses belonging to Daniel Hoover and Abraham E. Price also perished. The damage is estimated at $1,600 to $2,000.Business Change
(Names in announcement: Daniel Hoover, Abraham E. Price)
(Column 03)Summary: Mr. Fetterhoof and Mr. Garber have purchased the grocery of Huber and Lehmaster. They have returned from the east with a large stock of new goods.Grove Meetings
(Names in announcement: Fetterhoof, Garber, Huber, Lehmaster)
(Column 03)Summary: J. Philip Bishop and J. G. Schaff will hold a series of meetings to preach "Jesus and the Resurrection" in the grove of Samuel Snively near Greencastle on August 6th.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: J. Philip Bishop, J. G. Schaff, Samuel Snively)
(Column 03)Summary: The Carlisle District Camp Meeting will be held at Red Barn beginning on August 3rd. Chambersburg will contribute 40 out of 500 tents.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: Johny A. Light will ascend from the Diamond in a balloon on Saturday the 23rd. He is a "distinguished Aeronaut" and his stunts always entertain the people.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Johny A. Light)
(Column 03)Summary: A group of boys sent up a paper balloon on Saturday. It rose 500 or 600 feet before being carried northward where it landed in Mr. Heyser's Nursery grounds.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: George and John Spangler, two "energetic drovers," will be bringing to Franklin 700 head of sheep purchased in West Virginia.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: George Spangler, John Spangler)
(Column 03)Summary: Columbus Lodge No. 75, I.O.O.F., will hold a picnic at Brown's Mill on July 28th.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: A group of workmen began construction on the Indian Queen Hotel on Monday. They will be putting on an addition.Important to Good Templars
(Column 04)Summary: The members of M'Murray Lodge No. 119, I.O.G.T., will meet in Monday.[No Title]
(Column 04)Summary: The paper reports that the census marshals are in town gathering information on Franklin County.