- Mount Union Band reorganized; J. N. MARK as teacher. - Samuel COPENHAVER cut himself in the leg with a hatchet inflicting an ugly wound. - Josiah DUTTERER, while turning out horses in a pasture, was kicked in the side and broke several ribs; he is improving slowly. - Annual celebration at Green Valley Sunday School in Isaac HESSON's grove on August 20, 1881; Rev. P. A. LONG, Taneytown, and O. C. ROTH of Silver Run will address the School. - Friend from Illinois writes: Nelson ERB, Daniel WAGNER, John DUTTERER, who left here a year ago and settled in Astoria, Illinois, are as happy as June bugs. He says Nelson has been "papa" for some time. - John SHULL is erecting a 2-story frame dwelling on his farm to be a tenant house. - On Friday evening, lightening struck and killed a valuable cow of Mrs. Jesse MYERS, Union Mills.
- J. T. ANDERS, Tailor - A. WISNER, proprietor of Central Hotel - H. N. MOSSER, proprietor of Union Hotel - David H. KING, Blacksmith - J. A. KUMP, Blacksmith - Dr. J. S. MARSHAL, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon - Joseph BEMILLER, Shoemaker - George L. LITTLE, Cabinet Maker and Undertaker
- 12 year old son of Abraham SPONSELLER caught his hand in the gearing of Bittle's Mill, no bones broken. Dr. E. K. FOREMAN rendered surgical aid. - Israel STONESIFER sold his property to Isaac LYNN for $1,225. - Three boys ran away from home to parts unknown: Charles HUFFERD, William KEEFER and William NAU
Kirk KIDDIG was shot by W. BASSET on the 22nd, a controversy arose on account of Kiddig calling Basset to account for a criminal intimacy which existed between himself and the daughter of the proprietor of a hotel, whose ruin he had accomplished. This provoked Basset and he struck Kiddig over the head with a cane. Kiddig grabbed Basset and threw him over the porch. Basset drew his revolver and shot Kiddig through the heart. He died in about two minutes.
- William H. BELT to Miss Alice FEESER on Aug 28 - William H. YINGLING to Vianna WANTZ on Aug 31 - James V. HAHN to Miss Mary E. HELBERT on Sep 1 - Samuel I. RAUCH to Miss Almeda J. BURGESS in Fulton Co, Illinois
- Annie L. SMITH, infant d/o Jesse and Lydia L. SMITH at Linwood on Aug 22 - Mrs. Margaret MORNINGSTAR in Westminster on Aug 28; age 37 - Joseph E. CASE, s/o William CASE, in Westminster on Aug 19; age 10 - Emmanual WARNER at Double Pipe Creek on Aug 24; age 61y, 4m, 28d - John WOLF near Silver Run on Sep 3, age 75 - Lizzie Rebecca YINGLING in Westminster on Sep 6; age 7y, 6m - John STONESIFER near Silver Run on Aug 30; age 88
- Fearful cutting affray in Pleasant Valley on Wednesday, George MILLER, while teasing a man named WAGONER, was severely cut in the neck by him with a razor which Wagoner had concealed with the intention of killing Mr. GLADHILL, the storekeeper; but meeting Miller who had teased him, attacked Miller instead. Miller's throat was cut ear to ear but he is expected to recover. Wagoner was taken to jail and he is said to be insane. - Mrs. John MARKLE of Manheim Twp, PA, was badly burned on her hands and face on Wednesday evening by the busting of a coal oil lamp. The house also took fire and was badly damaged. - William McSHERRY sold on Saturday last, property belonging to Ephraim MYERS and others on Cemetery Street to Henry MARKS for $915. - Just received sad intelligence of the death of Charles and Martha MACKEY's little son who died this morning of Cholera infantum. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon.
- Mrs. EPPLEY, a young married woman of Washington County, died recently from a snake bite, but gave birth to a child two hours before her death. The child lives. - William R. CRAWFORD of Matamoras, Pike Co, ate over a hundred clams on a wager a week ago and died on Tuesday from the effects of the surfeit. - Edward LYNCH's barn with 70 tons of hay was destroyed by fire on Tuesday night. The origin of the fire is not yet known. - Nelson KOONTZ severly cut his hand with a corn chopper on Thursday
- Charles L. GROFT to Miss Alice R. MILLER, both of Silver Run, on Sep 6 by Rev. J. T. MURRAY - Austin J. STONER to Miss Lucinda C. KING, both of Kingsdale near Littlestown, on Aug 25 by Rev. E. J. METZLER
- Edward ELINE in Littlestown of typhoid fever on the 7th; age 24y, 6m, 2d - Fannie J. ULRICH in Emmitsburg on Sep 6; age 18y, 6m, 14d - George W. KREGELO, s/o John C. and Barbara J. KREGELO of this city, on Sep 8; age 13y, 6m, 17d - Rachel WARNER near this place on Sep 16; age 88
- Andrew KOONTZ of West Manheim Twp, PA, hung himself on Wednesday. He was found hanging in the attic. The jury rendered on account of abberation of mind and financial troubles, he had taken his own life.
- Margaret HARMAN of near Taneytown died on Jan 27; age 81y, 4m
- at David H. FEESER's farm on turnpike from Westminster to Littlestown, one mile from Silver Run - Personal Property including stock, wagon, blacksmith tools and household furniture