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Articles 1885 - page 2
second half of the year
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Article from The Reporter newspaper,
Washington Co., Pa., Nov. 21, 1885, page unknown:
"Court Proceedings - Trial of Chief of Police
Hammond for the Killing of John B. Wolf
[top of article cut off] ". . . the case against
Ben for murder. John
Shearer, John Wolf, Al Dover and Nimrod White were the prisoners who
were going down the Court House stairs at the time referred to by the
witnesses. Sam Brady, Deputy
Sheriff McClelland and myself accompanied them.
I did not make a threat as they stated, but I did tell Wolf that
I would slap him in the month.
Wm. Redmond, being recalled, stated that Hammond made no
such threats as charged by witnesses for the Commonwealth while going
down the Court House stairs.
Samuel Brady, recalled.
At the time of going down the stairs Hammond did not threaten to
kill Wolf. When the
deputy was unlocking the lobby door to the jail Jim Hammond said to
Wolf, "I ought to knock the jib off you.
Samuel Brady testified that Wolf had said to him, if the
police wanted to arrest him they had better all come, for either Hammond
or himself would die.
"Policeman Redmond corroborated Brady's testimony.
James Lane being sworn, stated that Wolf had said to him
he would kill Hammond or Hammond would kill him; that one or the other
of them would have to die.
"John L. McClelland, Deputy Sheriff, sworn. Hammond
did not threaten to kill Wolf, but said he would slap his face, at one
time. I heard Wolf say that
at the Sheriff's office that he had it in his heart to murder Hammond.
On the Tuesday morning before the killing, Wolf said to me, you saved my
life or Hammond's. He said
that he would take the monkey wrench on the top of our safe in our
office and kill Hammond. I told him to drop the subject.
This closed the testimony and Court
adjourned until 5:30 p. m.
[The rest of the article is blurred on
the Xerox copy.]"
[Top of column cut off in Xeroxing.]
"A slight fire occurred at the Exchange Hotel last Wednesday
morning. The roof caught
fire from some sparks, but it was discovered in time and promptly put
out. No damage done.
"Sometime since some party attempted to cut through a
shutter on Messrs. Wasson & George's store, at Primrose, but did not
succeed in getting into the store. No
doubt they would have received a warm reception, from all accounts.
"Eddie, an 8 year-old child of John Nicholas, died of
diphtheritic croup last Thursday. This
is the second death from that disease in their family.
On Saturday their daughter, aged 5 years, died, and was buried on
Sunday. Another child
is not expected to live.
"Last Saturday night some burglar effected an entrance into
W. S. Campbell's store by prying the grating loose on a cellar window
with a large wrench belonging to a set of oil well tools.
Hankerchiefs [sic], underwear and gloves are all that Mr.
Campbell says are missing.
"Last Friday morning when the masons went to work at the
spring house of Richard Donaldson, they were surprised at finding D. D.
Keech lying in a lime box dead. Mr.
Keech came from Erie county,
Pa., and last summer did the stone work for W. S. Campbell's store.
It is learned that he has two sons and two daughters in
Mr. V. Harding has sold fourteen lots fronting on
East Prospect Avenue
, rec__ly [recently] opened on the Le Moyne estate.
The purchasers have agreed to build within a year and place their
houses 25 feet from the street. This
will secure uniformity and a fine class of houses.
The following are among the purchasers: H. C. Seaman lots Nos. 1
and 2 commencing at [Main ?] street; Miss Mary Gregg, No. 1; Rev. J. B.
Marquis, No. 4; Mr. Philips, of Mannington,
W. Va., No. _; Mr. Gardener, No. 4; Frank McC[ucashey ?], No. 7; Mr.
Vandegrift, No. _; ___ Dr. Alexander, No. _; James [McClemahery ??], No.
__; J. [Cammond ??] [?
??], No. 11; Mr. Gardener, No. [12 ?]; [cannot
read 8 words or numbers]; [Miss Hannah McKee ???], No. _ .
Mr. Philips . . . [rest of article is too blurred on the Xerox to
A long column cut in half length-wise;
another court hearing. Names
that can be read in this column are: [Blanks do NOT indicate the length
of a name, simply that a name could not be read].
Samuel Brady, Deputy Sheriff
_____ B. Clark
R. & C. Hayes's shop; Charles
[rest of article cut off].
Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co.,
Pa., Dec. 2, 1885, page unknown:
"Court Proceedings - Plaintiffs Take Non-Suits - [not complete
article] - Samuel Hazlett of Washington vs. Isaac Thompson of near
Brownsville, endorser of Abraham Garee of near Brownsville; Samuel
Hazlett of Washington vs. Jacob Marks, endorser of Abraham Garee."
Article from The Washington Reporter, Washington Co.,
Pa., Dec. 2, 1885, page unknown:
"Local Affairs - Sheriff Chambers remains at Coal Center and
assures protection to the ____ miners. Everything is quiet.
Craig Rogers, son of J. H. Rogers, ____ of Washington, is about to ___ a
photograph gallery in Burgettstown.
Andrew Whiteman, Sr., West Beau street, who has been very ill with
inflammation of the stomach, is some better.
Hon. George W. Miller has not [yet?] determined upon the exact time at
which he will enter upon his duties as ___ District Marshall.
Miss Jennie Stoy, the daughter [of our ?] old friend, Captain W. H. Stoy,
__ well known here, was married in Waynesburg to Mr. W. F. Clayton, on
___ [27th ?].
On Friday evening about fifty guests enjoyed a very pleasant dance at
Samuel Hatfield's, Canton. The ___ brothers furnished the music for the
James W. Stewart, of Canton, had ___ valuable ewes killed by dogs a few
night's ago. Within a few months [several words cut off] in this way
foots up about one hundred dollars.
Ed. Reisher leaves this afternoon for Mansfield, Pa., at which place he
[is?] for the present located in the Panhandle railroad office. Mr.
Fisher, of Mansfield, will assist J M. Montgomery at the Chartiers
Gen. Austin Curtin, Commander of the Department of Pennsylvania ___ A.
R., will inspect Wm. F. Templeton Post, this borough, on Thursday
evening, December 31, and not Ex Governor Curtin as reported in some of
the Pittsburgh papers.
Messrs. John Piggot & Sons are [grading ?] a new street on Gallows
Hill parallel to Prospect avenue. The Main street extension will be
graded and macadamized to the point where... [rest cut off; and rest of
article cut off Xerox]."
"Scenery Hill - Correspondence of the Reporter.
The farmers are very backward with their corn husking this season.
Probably half the corn crop is out in the fields unhusked.
Report says that Doc Huffman has sold his farm to Wilson Mancha at [$85
?] per acre. - H."
"Wyland - Correspondence of the Reporter. November 30, 1885.
The weather the past week has been anything but pleasant, especially to
the farmers, who yet have considerable corn in the fields. The three
days snow of last week, which melted nearly as fast as it touched the
ground made the country roads very muddy.
Rev. Graham spent Sabbath with Mr. Thomas Pease.
Mr. G. W. Andrews has been appointed station agent of this place [vice
?], W. A. Drumm, taking effect December 1st.
[item about the railroad]."
"Most Reliable - S. A. Tucker, of Amity, in subscribing for the
[caps] Daily Reporter [caps], says: We like to hear the news from the
most reliable source."
"NO GOLD - Mr. Jacob Hartman, an acknowledged authority on the
matter, holds that all the stories about gold being found at Coal
Center, or in parts of Western Pennsylvania, arises out of the ignorance
of the geological formations of this section. [Rest is about geological
formations and is not typed here.]"
Article The Washington Weekly Reporter
Pa., Saturday., Dec. 5, 1885, page unknown:
"THE INQUIRY - Into the Causes That Led to The
Collision on the B. & O. -- The jury
selected to hold an inquest over the death [sic] of Messrs. Reiter and
Snyder, the two men killed on Wednesday, in the collision, a short
distance east of Washington, met at Squire Ruple's office, Thursday
Phillip Ellery, conductor of
the first 86 - the west bound freight was called first. He
produced his running orders showing that he had absolute right of track
over the first 89 - local freight, east bound. The order gave him
right to come on west. At the time of the accident he was in the
caboose, ten cars from the engine; two hundred and forty or two hundred
and fifty feet was as far as he could see ahead. The schedule[sic]
meeting point with the first 89 was at Elwood. He had a right to
go on with his train unless he received special orders at Washington.
Thos. Newman, engineer of the
first 86 was then called and corroborated the former witnesses [sic].
He further states that the train was on a very short curve and he could
not see far ahead. The shortest length in which he could stop his
train would be 20 to 25 car lengths [Florian's note: train car].
After he saw the local freight it was impossible to stop and made no
efforts for he had not time.
Ellery recalled. It is
our duty to stop at all telegraph stations and refister ourselves and
examine the register. This is required. By thorough
examination of the register here Reiter could have seen that the 1st 86
had been here and departed if it had really arrived. If running on
orders we run regardless of schedule and everything else.
Newman was recalled and
corroborated the last part of Ellery's testimony. He stated
in addition that, although conductors are required by the rules of the
company to examine the register, it is not always done.
J. W. Elsworth [sic, 1 L],
train dispatcher at Pittsburgh, next testified. It is my duty to
make meeting points for trains and keep them moving. West bound
trains have the preference of track. The train 82 was late and had
fallen into 86's time and was run [sic] from Washington, West, as the
1st 86. By meeting this train at Elwood's, Reiter was thrown off
his guard by supposing he has met the 1st 86 east of Washington.
It is the duty of the conductor to strittly [sic = strictly?] examine
the register and Reiter ought to have done so. On the page of the
register as it stands no 1st 86 is found arriving here. It was not
my mistake. Reiter had no orders against 1st 86 east, but had
against the 2nd and 3rd sections of 86. Reiter should have met the
1st 86 east at Elwood's.
J. H. Bealls, day operator at
the Washington office was then called. I received the orders from
Elsworth that run the 89's here and away from this place. I also
received orders in care of Lehan, conductor of the abandoned 82 which
left Washington as the 1st 86 west, to be delivered to Reiter's at
Elwood's. Reiter showed me these orders when he arrived here.
The orders were that the sections of the 89 were to meet the 2d and 3d
86 at Zediker's. Reiter moved out from Washington by mistaking
that he had passed the first 86 east at Elwood's. He could
not have carefully examined the register or the mistake would not have
been made. I told him 1st 86 was not in, the responsibility
therefore rested on him. Had I known that the 1st 86 was between
Zediker's and here, it was not my duty to tell him, but his business to
ascertain by examining the register. I told him that the abandined
8_ had gone west from Washington as the 1st 86. After he had left
the Washington yard to go to Zediker's, I started a Campbell engine
after them, but it was too late.
Robert Manyo??, formerly day
operator and late private secretary to T. W. Clav___, testified. I
was in the office when B____ received the order __ the 1st 86.
Reiter came in, registered the arrival of his train, signed his ____,
and went out. He [six lines blurred, unreadable]. [New
sentence]...it was the train dispatcher's duty to notify __ that 1st __
from the east had not arrived. His orders would lead us to believe
that we had passed 1st 86 at Elwood's, even if we were in doubt about it
being 1st 86. We thought from our orders that we had clear track
to Zediker's against the other 86's. Reiter went into the office
here, said something to the operator and came out saying all right; he,
Reiter, then gave me the signal to go ahead. The register is not
to be depended upon. An order beats the register all the time.
The train dispatcher has all the trains to look after, while we only
have our own, and he therefore has a great deal to contend with.
The operator here is not supposed to know whether we had orders against
1st 86 east of here or not. We might have received orders at any
telegraph station west of here without his knowledge.
Frank Dean, an engineer
learning the road, was on Morris' engine. His testimony was
generally a discription [sic] of the collision. He was the first
to discover the approaching train. He was looking ahead and gave
the alarm, when those who could jumped from the train. The
collision could not have been avoided then, we were so close to the
other train. There were five of us in the engine. I have
been railroading for fifteen years and would have done just like Reiter
and Morris, under the circumstances. Elsworth should have notified
all sections of 86 and 89 that their [sic] was a 1st 86 west from
Washington. Never before heard of two trains representing the same
section of any train.
The other parties who were
expected as witnesses were out on the road [note: i.e. tracks], and the
jury deeming their testimony not necessary proceeded to the office of
Squire Ruple, where Frank Ruple, telegrapher, was examined as an expert.
His testimony consisted of an explanation of the orders issued by
Up to the time of going to
press the jury had not reached a verdict.
[Next paragraphs, summary: The Reporter
accuses the Review of stealing it's court report; the Review says
it did not.]
NOTE: Railroad stations were often named after
families living at those locations; therefore, as an example, "Zediker's"
was the railroad station located near the Zediker farm in South Strabane
Twp., near the bottom of and on Zediker Station Road.
Article The Washington Weekly Reporter
newspaper, Washington, Pa., Saturday., Dec. 5, 1885, page unknown:
(summary only) The old Washington County Agricultural
Society.... existed for more than half a century... has outlived its
usefulness.... they sold their land...got a decree of dissolution....
auditors appointed by the court to "distribute its effects"...
the auditors said each person should get $64.43....see Maj. A. G. Happer
for the money...
Northern End -
- Burgettstown Enterprise -
Patrick Hooney has been appointed postmaster at McDonald Station in
place of J. D. Sauters.
Mrs. John S. McCarty, Jr., and Mrs. Richard [Palim ?] and John Oliver
leave for Florida to spend the winter.
On the night of November 23d a thief broke into J. D. Saunter's store at
McDonald, and stole [unreadable amount and 2nd unreadable amount] in
change.....[rest is blurred and unreadable...]"
[column is cut off on the Xerox]
Article The Washington Weekly Reporter
newspaper, Washington, Pa., Dec. 9, 1885, page unknown:
"The Citizens' Library Association of Fallowfield
township, which secured a charter of incorporation, last summer, will
dedicate its Hall, at Lock No. 4, on next Friday evening, September
"Mr. John Swan has been appointed postmaster at
Allegheny City. He is a very clever gentleman and will make a good
officer. He will be remembered as the contractor who finished the
Pittsburgh Southern Railroad."
"At the stated meeting of Washington Chapter, No.
150 Royal Arch Masons, the following officers were elected for the
ensuing Masonic year: H&P Sheldon B. Hayes K., John K. McMillan; S,
Henry ____nthal; Treasurer, Frederick ______, Secretary, George A.
"BEALLSVILLE - Correspondence of the Reporter. Dec.
7, 1885 - James Reese was buried Saturday. He was an old man; also a Mr.
Michener, of California [Pa.], father-in-law of James S. Wickerham, of
this place, was buried here yesterday.
James [Coll ?] is carrying the mail to
Mrs. Rhena [?] Evans, of
Ind., is visiting here.
There will be a Christmas tree here on Christmas eve.
Elmer Grable is going to move to
and open up a hotel. - Frank Ellwood."
"LONE PINE - Correspondence of
the Reporter A literary
society was organized at the school hall in this place, the 4th inst.
The following officers were elected vix: President, J. F. Ferrel;
Vice President, D. S. Frazee; Secretary, Jesse Davis; Treasurer, D. S.
Bayne; Marshal, T. F. H. Riggle. All
that is needed to make this society one of interest is the regular
attendance of the members which will of course bring outsiders.
Lizzie Riggle has purchased the house
and lot belonging to S. E. Reese, on
Mrs. Dan'l Baker has returned home
from quite an extended visit to
and other parts of the West."
"The following officers for Noble Post, No. 348 G. A. R., West
Alexander, were elected at the last meeting, viz:
Wm. Carson, Commander; R. J. Vermillion, Sr. Vice Commander; Wm.
McConn, Jr., Vice Commander;
W. A. Barry, Adjutant; Wm. Murry. Second
Adjutant; W. A. Garrison, Sargeant; W. F. Whitham,
Chaplain; E. S.
Alexander, Officer of the
Day; Wm. Selle, Officer of
the Guard; G. W. Ritchie, Delegate
to Department Encampment, to be held at Scranton, Pa."
"The following is the report of
the Scenery Hill primary school, No. 15,
township, for November: Number of pupils for the month, 37, males, __;
|Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co.,
Pa., Dec. 16, 1885, p. unknown:
George Baker an old resident of Allenport has moved to Monongahela
Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co.,
Pa., Dec. 19, 1885, p. unknown:
"LOCAL GLANCES - Amity, although not so large
as Claysville, boasts of four more widows than the latter place
from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co.,
Pa., Dec. 19, 1885, page unknown:
[top of article cut off]
"Wm. Sprigg, of the B.&O. R. R., has been assigned
quarters on [Siaste* ?] Island. He
will be assigned on the destruction of the new line of the company,
"In a church trial before Rev'ds Matthew, William, Watson
and Workman, Tuesday evening, Elder Wm. Flemming was expelled from the
pulpit. The charge against
him was maladministration [sic].
"The Monongahela [italics] Republican [italics] states that
Mr. Hemphill has tendered the position of Deputy Sheriff to Mr. George
E. Lockhart, and that he has accepted the offer.
He has also appointed Julius P. Miller, Esq., his attorney.
"The person sending us the death of Mr. Thomas should state
the residence, as well as give his own name as a guarantee that the
statement is correct. We are
always glad to receive notices of this character when properly vouched
[summarized item: Persons owing the Reporter should pay their
"James A. Lane, assessor for the Fourth Ward, Washington,
returns mortgages, judgment notes and money at interest in that ward to
the amount of [$ ?? 895, 806.58 ??].
It is proper to state that about one fourth of this amount
represents the endowment fund of Washington and Jefferson college.
"On Thursday night, a dance was held at Denny Sullivan's in
. A row took place in which
John Sherrow, a member of Ben [Van's ??] band, received an ugly wound on
the back of his head from a handy ___.
Sherrow has made information against his ***cha*ts before C. M.
Ruple, Esq., of this place. [Rest
of column is too blurred on the Xerox copy to read.]
[Next column; top of column cut off on
this Xerox copy.]
"Wilson Crane, of this place, has invented and will shortly
ask for a patent on an arrangement for carrying off escaping gas from
pipe lines. Those who have
examined the design claim that it will do the work.
"At the public sale of Wm. Caldwell, Chartiers township, on
Tuesday, Joshua Weaver, auctioneer, oats sold for 42 cents; corn, 53;
wheat, $1.02; hay, $12 to $13. Stock,
and in fact almost everything offered, brought fair prices.
[item about the gas pipe line being put in...no names given.]
"Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Crumm, of near
, celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their marriage on Tuesday.
A large number of guests were present, and many valuable and
useful presents were received by the happy couple.
The dinner was an elegant affair, and was greatly enjoyed by the
"The following officers have been elected for the ensuing
year by Paxton Post, G. A. R.:
P. C., James Spear; S. V. C., W. G.
Harsha; J. V. C., James Worstell; sergeant, H. Sheaff [?]; chaplain, J.
N. H. Cook; O. D., W. Maggs; O. G., James McPeak; Q. M., T. H. Cowan;
delegate, J. V. H. Cook; alternate, Matthew Cain, Sr.; trustee, James
"In 1818 67 years ago, the dwelling house of Moses Walker,
which stood on Pike street where the house of Thomas Forsyth now stands,
was entirely consumed by fire together with all its contents.
It caught from a stable which stood on the opposite side of the
alley, where Brown's building now stands.
The fire was accidental and was caused by a [hustler ?] leaving
fire in the stable. There
was no dwelling house burned in Canonsburg from that time until last
week, a period of 67 years. Canonsburg
has certainly been remarkably fortunate as far as fires are concerned.
[A meeting at ??Hickman's ?? school house, Cecil Twp., and
something about United Presbyterian Church.
The long item is too blurred on this Xerox copy to read.]
Article from The Reporter newspaper,
Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 30, 1885, page unknown:
[top of column is cut off]
"Charles Buchanan is spending his vacation at home.
"Rev. Scott will commence a series of meetings at
the M. E. Church on Sabbath night, January 3d.
"Miss Rada Scott. who has been teaching school in Canonsburg, is [3
or 4 words are unreadable].
"W. P. J___ and Bryon Bales have gone to Marshall county to spend
[end that section of the county]
"LONE PINE - Correspondence of the Reporter -
the evening of the 26th, about [3 words? blurred] house, (a new
two-story [another few words unreadable]) of Demas Closser, one mile [1
word unreadable] this village, was discovered to be on fire. The family
had left at 3 o'clock P.M. and gone to the house of Captain Lluellen,
father of Mrs. Closser, on a short visit. The neighbors gathered in time
to save the contents of the first floor. The bedding was [2 words
unreadable] the second floor, together with their clothing, which was
all consumed. They are left with only the clothing that they were
wearing at the time. The total loss will be $3,000, with insurance in
the Washington County Mutual Company of $1, 100.00 on the building and
$200 on contents. The property saved was moved immediately to Mr.
Lluellen's. Mr. J___ will immediately build on the same sight
[sic=site]. The neighbors have volunteered to haul material on the
ground as a gift. Mr. Closser is one of our hard working farmers, and
had not yet extinguished the debt from the building. The loss is heavy
and he has the sympathy of everybody.
will of the late Peggy Hughes H_______ames 21 legatees, with $200 ___ to
the church at this place. The estate is about $4,000.00; all the above
named parties are relatives or name sakes. [Note: There were no names
F. Ferrell, who has sold his farm, says he will move to Washington in
L. Horn has purchased the saw mill of Sanford Walton, half interest
D. H. Lewis will build a $4,000.00 house on the land recently purchased
from H. Craig Slusher, off the Ferrell farm.
C. Slusher is preparing to build a tenant house on the Ferrell farm. He
will run off and sell town lots on the north of this village. The
pros...[unreadable] oil and gas has made things [unreadable].
first name] Chrispen, the old wounded veteran, who has been confined to
his room for eight months, does not improve and his recovery is now
considered very doubtful.
[Rest of column unreadable... Column is also cut off on Xerox after 2
[Next column, top is cut off; it is probably Local
Glances from another community...] Nothing
has been done at the Gantz since the removal of the tools yesterday
morning. The committee having the management of the well in charge are
now in consultation and it is thought they will arrange to put in tubing
and pump it. The company has purchased the stable near the well, from
sand pump lost in the Muiholland?, McKeever & Co. well has been
brough[t] to the surface again.
December 28 [looks like 28th]
workmen on the Weirich, are today fixing the rig, which had become
shaky. They expect to reach the Gantz sand to-morrow.
Zediker brothers have eight hundred acres of land in South Strabane
township, for which they have been offered a bonus of $40,000 and one
eighth royalty for oil.
Darlington & Armstrong, the contractors, have the rig up at Lone
Pine and intend to commence boring at once. At Claysville the well is
1400 feet deep and in good condition.
McGovern, Coast and Weaver are each down about 600 feet.
Muiholland?, McKeever & Co is down 1060 feet. Owing in salt water
and caving rock the 600 feet of casing now down will be removed, the
well reamed and 1,060 feet of casing put down.
No. 2 for the days ending at two o'clock on Sunday, made an output of 23
inches in the tank, equal to 103 barrels. This morning it flowed 45
barrels. This tank is now connected by a pipe line with the 1200 barrel
tank at Gordon No. 1 and the former is on ground high enough to flow
into the latter without pumping.
J. B. Miller & Co. and Harry Shirls' wells, located within a few
rods of each other, commenced [spudding?] this morning. A lively race is
progress has been made in clearing out the [Hess?] No. 1, the bailer and
sand line being fast near the bottom of the well.
No. 2 is down about 1,900 feet.
McClane well is down 1500 feet and the workmen hope to strike the gas
sand the latter part of this week.
Smith well is not drilling rapidly. After working ten days it was
measured and a depth of but eleven feet was shown to have been made in
that time. The well is a mystery and none but those interested in it
know how deep it is.
Gantz is....[rest of column is too blurred to read on Xerox copy]
Next column is cut off on top. The article looks like a
meeting of officials, possibly concerning Washington, because the
article later mentions that "...when the county wishes to erect a
new Court House..." Committee consisting of Messrs. McGuffie,
Miline and Thompson and Burgess Judson... other name mentioned is Mr.
Home School report for the year 1885: Whole number enrolled 36; boys,
24; girls, 12; average daily attendance, boys, 15, girls, 6; number in
alphabet, 7; spelling, 10; reading, 21; writing, 16; arithmetic, 12;
geography, 3; history, 1; average age, girls 7; boys, 9. The term is
nine months. Laura V. Pearson, teacher.
students of Jefferson Academy, Canonsburg, Pa., gave an entertainment at
the close of the term last week, which was a decided success and was
pronounced the best given there. A. L. Runton, who has just returned
from Philadelphia, where he spent much time in visiting the different
laboratories there, will have charge of the department of Chemistry the
next term. This academy is in a most flourishing state under the
management of Rev. W. F. Brown.
Advertisements [too blurred to read, summaries only
Isaac Sharp - notice, he wants immediate settlement [long advertisement]
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