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Article from The Daily Evening Reporter, Washington Co., Pa., Fri., Mar. 26, 1881, page unknown:

 

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The first newspaper column is typed in 1881 webpage 2

The top of the second newspaper column is cut off.  Here is what was copied of the 2nd column...

Sheriff Perritte is still confined to his room with rheumatism, but he is much improved.

The martins made their appearance at J. Ham. Stewart's in this borough, on the 25th instant. [Note: the word martin has no capital M.  Are martins a type of bird?? or should it have been a capital M??]

On Monday last Jno. M. Watson, of North Strabane township, sold his farm of 106 acres, to Sam. McNary, at $85 an acre.

Sheriff Randolph, of Greene county, lodged a man named Davis, in the Washington jail, on the 26th, who is charged with illegal liquor selling in Greene county. [Note: All commas were in the original.]

The Revds. C. Ashbury, of Allegheny City, G. W. Countee and J. Henry, will assist W. P. Ross, the pastor of St. Paul's A. M. E. church. at the "Grand Rally" on Sabbath the 27th instant.  Everybody is invited to attend.

Rev. S. W. Clark died at his residence near Steubenville... [see Obits]

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An Exhibition - The HORN school numbering forty-two scholars, gave an exhibition at the Mt. Hermit [sic] Baptist church, near the W. & W. R. R., Friday evening, March 25th.  The church was packed at an early hour. The performances were interesting and received with marked favor by the audience.  The school has made progress under their teacher, Mr. J. Houston Weaver, the percentage of attendance being ninety-three of an average during the school term.  The Amity brass band, under their leader, Prof. George Hayes, of Waynesburg and Ashbrook's orchestra made choice music. The net proceeds amounted to [$29.00 ?], which will be given to the Amity band after deducting incidental expenses.  [submtted by] R.R.

 

West Alexander - March 2_st. -- The personal property of R. Stewart commanded good prices at the sale on Thursday last.  __ friend Coty must be thinking of starting a hotel as he bought nearly all the furnishings.

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