Valley Spirit: December 28, 1870Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 01)Summary: The Rev. Mr. Geddes of Williamsport has accepted a call from the Presbyterian congregation of Waynesboro.Stage Line Bought
(Names in announcement: Rev. Geddes)
(Column 01)Summary: Capt. John Kyner of Orrstown bought a stage line from Shippensburg to Strasburg via Orrstown.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Capt. John Kyner)
(Column 01)Summary: The Hon. Wilson Reilly delivered an address in the United Brethren Church of St. Thomas on "The Nativity of Christ."Sunday School Exhibition
(Names in announcement: Wilson Reilly)
(Column 01)Summary: The Methodist Sunday School of St. Thomas will hold an exhibition in Chambersburg's Methodist Church on Saturday.[No Title]
(Column 01)Summary: J. Watson Craig and L. A. Willis of Shippenburg have purchased land near Winchester, VA, where they plan to raise stock.Sudden Death
(Names in announcement: J. Watson Craig, L. A. Willis)
(Column 01)Summary: The daughter of H. M. White of Chambersburg died on Monday of scarlet fever. She was 8 or 9 years old. She came home from school with severe symptoms and rapidly succumbed.Dorcas Society
(Names in announcement: H. M. White)
(Column 01)Summary: A Dorcas Society for the relief of the poor has been established in Chambersburg. Mrs. George A. Miller is president and Mrs. J. L. Suesserott, vice president. Donations can be dropped off at the home of B. F. Nead. "The poor of our Borough are not few, and they stand in need of all that our benevolent people are willing to give. Some of them are deserving, others are not. But common humanity requires that we shall not allow either the deserving or the undeserving to starve or freeze."Concert in Repository Hall
(Names in announcement: Mrs. George A. Miller, Mrs. J. L. Suesserott, B. F. Nead)
(Column 01)Summary: A concert will be held in Repository Hall for the benefit of Trinity Episcopal Church. The Shippensburg Band, the Chambersburg Silver Cornet Band, and musicians including Joseph T. Wright will perform.[No Title]
(Column 02)Summary: The German Reformed Church of St. Thomas held a Christmas festival on Monday.[No Title]
(Column 02)Summary: The Lutheran and Presbyterian (Union) Church of St. Thomas has been painted and enclosed with a fence.Sensational
(Column 02)Summary: The mysterious "woman in black" is still seen walking the streets of Greencastle. The paper challenges local youths to find the bravery to capture her.Congregation Suffocated
(Column 02)Summary: Gas from burning coal leaked from a pipe and filled the Lutheran Church in Mercersburg during services. Worshipers were severely affected. Some fainted and had to be carried home.Christmas at the Academy
(Column 02)Summary: The fall session of the Academy closed on December 22nd. The students held a surprise party for their teachers in which they presented them with gifts.Court Proceedings
(Names in announcement: Russell, Boyd, Suesserott, Snively, Dr. Shumaker, McKeehan, Bowers)
(Column 02)Summary: Reports on a session of the county court, summarizing cases and verdicts. Mostly large claims cases in excess of $1,000.
(Names in announcement: Judge Rowe, John Ruthrauff, B. F. Winger, Samuel Fisher, Andrew Baker, David Eshelman, Helser, Schlosser, Huber, Bowden, Bachman, Stoner, Herr, Eby, S. M. Armstrong, Kurtz, Kreps, Miley, Wade, Mary Goetz, Henry Funk, John Nicholson, Guyer, Brewer, Keller, Wallich, Hyssong, Newman, Adams, Zeigler, Rhoads)Full Text of Article:A Friendly Visit
The following causes were disposed of at the Special Court last week, Judge Rowe presiding:
Jno. Rutherauff and B. F. Winger, Assignees of Samuel Fisher, vs. Andrew Baker and David Eshelman. Action in assumpsit on promissory note for $170. Eshelman defended on the ground that he was the surety of Baker and at the maturity of the note gave plaintiff notice to make the money or release him as surety. Verdict for defendant.
Helser vs. Schlosser and wife. Scire facias on mortgage for $1,500. Defendant's alleged that payments were made for which they received no credit. Verdict for plaintiff, $1,531.53.
Huber vs. Rowden. Foreign attachment in debt on articles of agreement. The plaintiff sold defendant the good will and fixtures of a restaurant in Hagerstown, Md., for $2,500. Defendant alleged that plaintiff after agreeing not to go in the same business in Hagerstown, set up a restaurant within a square of the one sold to defendant. Verdict for plaintiff, $2,886.
Bachman, Stoner & Herr vs. Eby. Appeal by defendants from the judgment of S. M. Armstrong, Esq., in favor of plaintiffs for $87.37. This was an action brought to recover the price of a grain drill sold by plaintiffs to defendant. The defence was that the drill failed to perform as warranted. Verdict for defendant.
Kurtz vs. Kreps. Scire Facias on mortgage for $3920. In 1866 plaintiff sold to Mrs. Kreps, the def't, the good will and fixtures of the States Union Hotel in Harrisburg for $7500. The defence was that the sale was fraudulent and that the property was far less valuable than represented by the plaintiff. Verdict for plaintiff, $3338.86.
Miley vs. Wade. Ejectment for three acres of land in Quincy township. The plaintiff is the son of Mary Goetz to whom the land in dispute was conveyed by Henry Funk in 1829. Mary Goetz was the step daughter of John Nicholson for whose debt the property was sold by the Sheriff and finally became vested in deft. in 1844. The defendant claimed title by adverse possession of 21 years. Verdict for defendant.
Guyer vs. Metal twp. Assumpsit for work and labor done in repairing a road in Metal twp. Verdict for plaintiff, $130.80.
Brewer vs. Keller et al. Appeal from judgment of Wm. Auld, Esq. Settled by parties.
Wallich vs. Guyer and Hyssong. Defendants confessed judgment for $52.56 and costs.
Newman vs. Adams. Judgment confessed by defendant for $82.33 and costs.
Zeigler vs. Rhoads and wife. Slander--settled by parties.
The remaining causes on the list were continued.
(Column 03)Summary: Harrisburg Lodge of Odd Fellows paid a visit to Columbus Lodge of Chambersburg. All had an excellent time.Married
(Names in announcement: John B. Springer, George Fling, George Bertram, Leonard F. Bailey, A. C. Smith, M. W. McAlarney, Sullivan S. Child, E. G. Painter, Amos W. Young, M'Cauley Stumbaugh, J. M. Gelwix)
(Column 04)Summary: John J. Hade and Miss Sarah M. West, both of St. Thomas, were married on October 7th by the Rev. F. Dyson.Married
(Names in announcement: John J. Hade, Sarah M. West, Rev. F. Dyson)
(Column 04)Summary: George W. Salmos and Miss Rebecca M. Giles, both of St. Thomas, were married on November 28th by the Rev. F. Dyson.Married
(Names in announcement: George W. Salmos, Rebecca M. Giles, Rev. F. Dyson)
(Column 04)Summary: Alonzo F. Little and Miss Anna J. Detrich, both of Chambersburg, were married on December 20th by the Rev. F. Dyson.Married
(Names in announcement: Alonzo F. Little, Anna J. Detrich, Rev. F. Dyson)
(Column 04)Summary: Shadrach Campbell and Miss Susan Mohr, both of Franklin, were married on December 22nd by the Rev. F. Dyson.Married
(Names in announcement: Shadrach Campbell, Susan Mohr, Rev. F. Dyson)
(Column 04)Summary: Jacob C. Lohman and Miss Susan A. Pentz, both of Quincy, were married in Chambersburg on December 25th by the Rev. John Fohl.Married
(Names in announcement: Jacob C. Lohman, Susan A. Pentz, Rev. John Fohl)
(Column 04)Summary: Franklin Hotchkiss of Connecticutt and Mrs. Susan F. Cox, formerly of Iowa, were married on December 25th by the Rev. John Fohl at his residence in Chambersburg.Married
(Names in announcement: Franklin Hotchkiss, Susan F. Cox, Rev. John Fohl)
(Column 04)Summary: David W. Bair of Spring Run and Sadie A. Shearer, daughter of Elias Shearer of Spring Garden Mills, were married on December 22nd by the Rev. William A. West.Married
(Names in announcement: David W. Bair, Sadie A. Shearer, Elias Shearer, Rev. William A. West)
(Column 04)Summary: John O. Ditch of Waynesboro and Miss Christi Ann S. Balsley of Shady Grove were married on December 22nd in the U. B. Church in Chambersburg by the Rev. J. Dickson.Married
(Names in announcement: John O. Ditch, Christi Ann S. Balsley, Rev. J. Dickson)
(Column 05)Summary: Jacob H. Miller and Miss Sarah E. Stouffer, both of Chambersburg, were married in Orrstown on November 17th by the Rev. J. P. Anthony.Married
(Names in announcement: Jacob H. Miller, Sarah E. Stouffer, Rev. J. P. Anthony)
(Column 05)Summary: John Mohler and Miss Louisa Wagner, both of Orrstown, were married in Orrstown at the residence of the bride's mother on December 20th by the Rev. J. P. Anthony.Married
(Names in announcement: John Mohler, Louisa Wagner, Rev. J. P. Anthony)
(Column 05)Summary: John W. Sandoe amd Miss Jennie Straley, both of Waynesboro, were married on December 15th in Waynesboro at the residence of J. A. Straley by the Rev. J. A. DeMoyer.Died
(Names in announcement: John W. Sandoe, Jennie Straley, J. A. Straley, Rev. J. A. DeMoyer)
(Column 05)Summary: Miss Mary Cochran died in Waynesboro on December 16th. She was 61 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Mary Cochran)
(Column 05)Summary: Thomas J. M'Neal, formerly of Franklin, died in Maryland on December 16th. He was 44 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Thomas J. M'Neal)
(Column 05)Summary: John J. Myers died near Welsh Run on December 15th. He was 25 years old.
(Names in announcement: John J. Myers)