The following transcription was researched, abstracted, typed and submitted by J. Florian of [TBD] for inclusion at the Genealogy
in Washington Co., PA web site in August 1998.
- Capitalization of names and locations has been added by the author.
- Text contained in double-quotes is taken verbatim from the newspaper.
- Text outside the double-quotes is abstracted by the author.
- Text contained in square brackets is parenthetical information added by the author.
"DIVISION OF WASHINGTON---
Yesterday we gave the decree of the Court dividing the west ward into two
wards or election precincts.
On Wednesday afternoon the Court divided the east ward into two wards or
That part of the town north of Beau and east of Main street, will be
known as Third ward. The election will be held in the shoe shop next door
north of the MANSION HOUSE. The officers are:
JUDGE - JAMES MICKEY
INSPECTORS - J. CARTER JUDSON AND T. R. H. JOHNSON
REGISTRY ASSESSOR - WILLIAM GREER
The Fourth Ward will be that part of town south of Beau street and east
of Main. The election will be held at the residence of MRS. LANE, EAST
JUDGE - DR. J. H. LITTLE
INSPECTORS-JAMES FINLEY, JR. and JOHN D. MCKENNAN
REGISTRY ASSESSOR--JAMES LANE."
[next column, top cut off]
Names mentioned in a story about a man, from Ohio, who died from self
W. W. DINSMORE
DR. H. L. SNODGRASS
DR. A. M. REA
"MR. J. A. NICHOL (?) is about finishing one of the best buildings
erected for years in this neighborhood for MR. WILLIAM SMITH. The location is
beautiful, on a very nice elevated piece of ground, the cellar is dry and well
ventilated, the walls thick ....." [rest too blurry to read]