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Valley Spirit: April 27, 1859

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Description of Page: Sickles trial.

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Description of Page: More Sickles trial

A Picture Faithfully Drawn
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Summary: Information concerning Pennsylvania politics, including complaints about Governor Packer and corruption relating to the canals.
Origin of Article: Washington Constitution
The Transcript
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Summary: Complains that the Transcript trying to steal Democtratic principles in its editorials.

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Description of Page: Markets in column 4.

Publish The Laws
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Summary: Editorial calling on Legislature to publish laws in local newspapers.
Newspaper Change
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Summary: Cook and Frey have purchased the Independent newspaper and have changed the name to the Times.
(Names in announcement: W.I. Cook, P.D. Frey)
County Statistics
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Summary: Local statistics: 192 vendors (75 in Chambersburg); 100 manufacturers, 7 distilleries (down from 27, 7 years ago), and 2 breweries.
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--Franklin County has 192 venders of foreign and domestic merchandize 75 of whom are doing business in the Borough of Chambersburg. There are 100 establishments in the county employed in various manufacturing enterprises, besides 7 distilleries and 2 breweries. Seven years ago there as 27 distilleries in the county. Washington township, which now has but one, had at that time seven, the whole number now in the county. Washington township now leads off in the Merchandize line having 24 stores and Green township in Manufacturing having 18 establishments.

Odd Fellows Celebration
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Summary: Schedule for Odd Fellow's celebration.
(Names in announcement: I.H. McCauley, Col. F.S. Stumbaugh, A. Mishler)
Court Proceedings--Second Week
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Summary: Results of court proceedings.
(Names in announcement: James Kean, Rev. J. Haynesberry, William Witherspoon, J. Milton Lytle, David Lytle, David Byers, Simon Shields, William Millhouse, Christopher Laydig, Sarah Cook, William McKnight, Hezekiah Easton, Jacob Miller, Isaac Winger, Thomas Mardie, George Brown, Joseph Cressler, Samuel Angle)

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