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Articles from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington County, Pa., Tues., Sept. 10, 1878, possibly front page:

"PITTSBURGH SOUTHERN RAILROAD - There was a meeting on Monday in the office on Fifth avenue, Pittsburgh, of the stockholders of the Pittsburgh Southern Railroad for the election of officers. Messrs. T. M. Walker, J. H. Miller and A. C. Hays were appointed judges. The election resulted in the selection of the following officers: President, Geo. P. Hays, of Washington, Pa.; Directors, Joshua Wright, J. P. Miller, John W. Bayer, A. McMurray, Joseph Kammerer, Wm. Espy, Thomas McClelland, V. Harding, J. P. Donnelly, W. Frye and Wm. Thompson. There was a tie vote between Joshua Reamer and Joseph H. Phillips; which will leave a vacancy to be filled by the Board."

excerpt- Sheriff of Beaver County... prisoner escaped from jail...prisoner Charles Higby ...charged with murder of 2 men...

Articles from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington County, Pa., Tues., Sept. 10, 1878, possibly front page:
"Beallsville Items - For the Reporter, Sept. 9, 1878. 
"Jas. Tombaugh and Marian Hilderbrand, of Odell, went to Illinois last Monday.
"Sargent W. J. Scott and Frank Yohe were in our place last week.
"J. W. Stephens, of Bentleysville [sic] has contracted to erect the bridge on the N. G. between Kammerer's and the above place.
"Mrs. Sarah Byers, of Hillsboro, died last Friday, aged 83 years.
"The apple crop of Jas. Jones, of near Centerville, is estimated at one thousand bushels.
"A child of Nathan Crouch, near Finleyville, died Sunday morning and was buried in this place Sunday evening.
"There is going to be a reading room started in this place.
"The California State Normal School opens Sept. 16th.
"William Blair, near Perriopolis, Fayette county, was terribly mangled last Saturday, by being caught by the tumbling shaft on a threshing machine. - Frank Ellwood."

"KICKING AT THE GREENE COUNTY CANDIDATE - A letter from Uniontown gives this as the situation: A meeting of the Democratic County Committee was held here this afternoon. It was called by the few adherents Morgan R. Wise has in this county, for the purpose of ratifying his nomination for Congress. Col. T. B. Seabright was working the thing up, and in the forenoon confidently announced that everything was arranged, and that Wise would be endorsed without difficulty. [other names are given in this article but these were cut off]."




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