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Franklin Repository: November 30, 1870

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Franklin County Teachers' Institute
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Summary: The paper prints an account of the proceedings of the Franklin County Teachers' Institute that met in town last week. A number of prominent educators spoke on a variety of subjects pertaining to teaching. Between 100 and 200 teachers were present at each session.
(Names in announcement: Rev. T. Enterline, Lyman S. Clarke, S. M. Shillito, Joseph Eckhart, Prof. Kidd, Prof. Shumaker, Rev. Wightman, D. S. M'Fadden, T. M. Richards, M'Lelland, P. M. Shoemaker, Raub, J. R. Gaff, W. H. Hockenberry, Miss S. A. Reynolds, G. A. Cook, Rev. O. H. Miller)
A Man Killed on the Railroad
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Summary: A man was killed after being struck by a train on the railroad tracks. An inquest was held before a jury in Chambersburg. A scrap of paper found on the man identified him as John Frederick Henry Westhofts. The note was written in German.
(Names in announcement: Justice Davison, F. A. Zarman, M. W. Houser, Abraham Huber, Charles Smith, John W. Gelwicks, Jacob Holtzworth, Dr. Boyle, John Frederick Henry Westhofts)
The Coleman Children are Coming
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Summary: The Coleman Family, the "celebrated juvenile" performers, will be in Chambersburg's Repository Hall to give their "Dramatic, Burlesque, and Musical performance."
Fifty-Five Years a Subscriber to the Repository
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Summary: The paper honors Bernard Wolff of Chambersburg as possibly the longest-running subcriber to the Repository. He began receiving the paper in 1815.
(Names in announcement: Bernard Wolff)
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Summary: Dr. B. Rush Senseny recently returned to Franklin after two years' residence in Nevada.
(Names in announcement: Dr. B. Rush Senseny)
Sale of Real Estate
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Summary: Jacob Grove purchased the 72-acre farm of Joseph Hollinger from George K. Reed for $7,000. W. U. Brewer acted as broker. Reed acquired the farm at a sheriff's sale.
(Names in announcement: Jacob Grove, George K. Reed, Joseph Hollinger, W. U. Brewer)
Look Out for Fun!
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Summary: Dickson and Zucher's Novelty Silver Show and Carnival of Fun will perform in Repository Hall on December 6th and 7th. They will be giving away lots of silver ware, furniture, coal, and flour to every ticket holder.
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Summary: Mrs. Mary Croft died in Chambersburg on November 27th. She was 92 years old.
(Names in announcement: Mary Croft)
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Summary: Sophia Catharine Dice, daughter of Isaac and Fannie Dice, died in St. Thomas on November 25th. She was 10 years old.
(Names in announcement: Sophia Catharine Dice, Isaac Dice, Fannie Dice)
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Summary: Mary Eliza Detwiler died near St. Thomas on November 11th. She was 3 years old. Ida Kate Detwiler died on November 22nd. She was 1 year old. The sisters were the daughters of Martin and Mary A. Detwiler.
(Names in announcement: Mary Eliza Detwiler, Ida Kate Detwiler, Martin Detwiler, Mary A. Detwiler)
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Summary: Lewis Detrich died in St. Thomas in November 23rd. He was 81 years old.
(Names in announcement: Lewis Detrich)
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Summary: Margaret Barnes died in Hamilton on November 26th. She was 24 years old.
(Names in announcement: Margaret Barnes)

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