Franklin Repository: November 09, 1870Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 06)Summary: The paper prints an address delivered by Dr. B. L. Ryder before the Franklin County Horticultural Society. He advocates including horticulture in educational curriculums.
(Column 01)Summary: The paper advocates ammending the state constitution to provide for more direct democracy.
(Column 02)Summary: The Repository announces recent court cases, naming the parties involved and noting the verdicts.
(Names in announcement: Judge Rowe, Shepler, Clarke, D. S. Reisher, A. M'Elwain, Samuel C. Wilson, Sarah C. Wilson, Christian Stouffer, A. Shockey, Jacob Keefer, Jacob Good, William Bean, P. Hamman, John M. McDowell, James M. Brown, A. H. Newman, Samuel M. Seyler, George W. Smith, F. W. McNaughton, James W. Carson, John L. Carson, Thomas C. Grove, James O. Carson, Mary Yous, George Cook, John R. Stickell, J. Allison Eyster)Full Text of Article:Horse Thieves Handsomely Circumvented
Second Week. - Judge King having left for home on Saturday morning, his Honor Judge Rowe presided at Court during the second week. The following cases were disposed of:
Shepler, Clarke & Co. vs D. S. Reisher - Appeal by defendant from the judgment of A M'Elwain, Esq, for $86.21. Jury found for plaintiff $61.69.
Samuel C. Wilson, and Sarah C. Wilson his wife, vs. Christian Stouffer, et al. - Summons in Ejectment, for a tract of land situated in Washington township, bounded by lands of A Shockey, Jacob Keefer, Jacob Good, Wm Bean and others, containing 79 acres. Jury found for defendants.
Com., for the use of D. S. Reisher, vs P. Hamman, John M. McDowell, James M. Brown and A. H. Newman. - Summons in debt on bond for $1,000, dated April 14th, 1862. The Attorney for the plaintiff claimed that Mr. Reisher had left for collection in the hands of P. Hamman, when he was a Justice of the Peace, a claim against John Ely; that Ely had ordered Hammn to pay Reisher's claim from funds of his in his possession, that Hamman had failed to do this and that his sureties were now bound for the payment of this claim. The Jury found for the Commonwealth $1,000, and assess the damages for D. S. Reisher $57.47.
Samuel M. Seyler vs. George W. Smith, F. W. McNaughton, James W. Carson, John L. Carson, and Thos. C. Grove, Ex'rs of James O. Carson. Summons in Ejectment for a tract of land situated in Peters township, adjoining lands of Adam Hoke and others, containing eight acres more or less, having thereon erected a two story brick dwelling house, black smith and plow shop, foundry, and other improvements. The property in dispute was purchased by Judge Carson at a Sheriff's Sale, in January, 1862. Seiler, who was in the Eastern Penitentiary at that time for passing counterfeit money, endeavored to establish the fact that it was purchased for him and was to be held in trust for him until his return home. The Jury found for the defendants.
Mary Yous vs. George Cook - Summons in debt on single bill for $306.16, dated April 4th, 1853, with interest from April 3d, 1866.
John R. Stickell vs. J. Allison Eyster, owner and contractor. Sciria facias in mechanic's lien.
(Column 02)Summary: A man who arrived in town and registered as George Woodward, a friend of James Johnston, was caught attempting to sell a stolen horse and buggy. Sheriff Fletcher had purchased the horse for $65 and David Croft bought the buggy when David Taylor grew suspicious about the seller. He inquired in Doylestown and found descriptions of stolen goods that matched that of the horse and buggy. Chief Houser arrested the man and brought him before Judge Armstrong who committed him to jail. Johnston was arrested in Hagerstown, but a woman who had accompanied Woodward escaped.New and Handsome Residences
(Names in announcement: George Woodward, James Johnston, Sheriff Fletcher, David Croft, David Taylor, Houser, Armstrong)
(Column 02)Summary: Thomas B. Kennedy is erecting two residences on the sight upon which Capt. Brown's house stood before the burning of the town.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Thomas B. Kennedy, Capt. Brown)
(Column 02)Summary: The East Pennsylvania Eldership of the Church of God will convene today in Shippensburg.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: Mr. Kurtz and Mr. Wertz are planning to open another brewery in Chambersburg. The men have constructed a 3-story stone and brick building on West Washington street where they plan to produce ale. The inner vault can hold 1,000 barrels and the men are now sinking a well inside the building.New Railroad Through the Cumberland Valley
(Names in announcement: Kurtz, Wertz)
(Column 03)Summary: A team of engineers is surveying a route for a railroad in the Cumberland Valley that will instersect with the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Shippensburg. The new line will help make Harrisburg "a great distribution point for the rich minerals that will be brought over the road." "The inexhaustible beds of magnetic and hematite ore that lie imbedded along the northern slope of the South Mountains offer a guarantee that the stock of the road will be a good investment."
Origin of Article: PatriotUnwarranted Recklessness
(Column 03)Summary: Winfield S. Walker was shot on Halloween by John Hammond. Walker and a group of boys and young men from Dry Run were "amusing themselves by visiting the houses and gardens of the village and indulging in the sports peculiar to Hallowe'en." When they came near the house of Hammond, Hammond fired three shots at the boys, critically wounding Walker.Premium Photographs
(Names in announcement: Winfield S. Walker, John Hammond)
(Column 03)Summary: L. Watts won the prize for best photographs at the Franklin County Fair. The photos won much admiration and Watts encourges those who need photographic work done to call at his office.Decamped
(Names in announcement: L. Watts)
(Column 03)Summary: One of the bosses on the Southern Pennsylvania Railroad absconded from Mercersburg with all the wages due his workers for the month.[No Title]
(Column 04)Summary: The stockholders of the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Shippensburg have elected the following officers for the year: Henry Ruby, president; A. G. Miller, cashier; J. H. Hubley, assistant cashier; J. Ed M'Cune, clerk; J. B. Orr, J. W. Means, T. P. Blair, A. G. Miller, Dr. J. Ahl, and A. Myers, directors.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Henry Ruby, A. G. Miller, J. H. Hubley, J. Ed. M'Cune, J. B. Orr, J. W. Means, T. P. Blair, A. G. Miller, Dr. J. Ahl, A. Myers)
(Column 04)Summary: Mr. Huber and Mr. Davidson have purchased the grocery store of Jacob Shaffer on Main Street.Borough Appointments
(Names in announcement: Huber, Davidson, Jacob Shaffer)
(Column 04)Summary: The Town Council made the following appointments: D. S. Fahnestock, reappointed treasurer; Hasting Gehr, attorney; M. W. Houser, reappointed chief of police; C. H. Gordon reappointed clerk.Married
(Names in announcement: D. S. Fahnestock, Hasting Gehr, M. W. Houser, C. H. Gordon)
(Column 04)Summary: William S. Kelley and Miss Catharine Kelley, both from near Carrick, were married on November 1st at the residence of Elija Kelley by William Noonan.Married
(Names in announcement: William S. Kelley, Catharine Kelley, Elija Kelley, William Noonan)
(Column 04)Summary: Albert F. Weaver and Miss Mary C. Shoemaker, both of Franklin, were married near Roxbury on November 1st at the house of Samuel Gabler by the Rev. John Lloyd.Married
(Names in announcement: Albert F. Weaver, Mary C. Shoemaker, Samuel Gabler, Rev. John Lloyd)
(Column 04)Summary: David Zeigler of Cumberland County, formerly of Chambersburg, and Miss Annie C. Hartman of Chambersburg were married on November 3rd by the Rev. G. Roths.Married
(Names in announcement: David Zeigler, Annie C. Hartman, Rev. G. Roths)
(Column 04)Summary: Montgomery G. Barnhart and Miss Drusilla J. Shoop, both of Dry Run, were married on November 3rd by the Rev. William A. West.Married
(Names in announcement: Montgomery G. Barnhart, Drusilla J. Shoop, Rev. William A. West)
(Column 04)Summary: Henry Deckerson and Martha Craig, both of Chambersburg, were married on October 16th by the Rev. E. W. Kirby.Died
(Names in announcement: Henry Deckerson, Martha Craig, Rev. E. W. Kirby)
(Column 04)Summary: Henry J. Shirk, son of Jacob G. and Rachel Shirk, died on November 2nd. He was 2 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Henry J. Shirk, Jacob G. Shirk, Rachel Shirk)
(Column 04)Summary: Lucy Douglas Wyeth, daughter of John Wyeth, died in Chambersburg on November 6th.
(Names in announcement: Lucy Douglas Wyeth, John Wyeth)