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Source: Washington Review and Examiner (Washington, PA) Vol. V  Issue: 17 Page: 3
Dated:  Jan. 18, 1870
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At effort is being made to remove the county seat of Jefferson county, Ohio, from Steubenville to Richmond.
- An attempt was made to rob the National Bank in Wellsville, Ohio, a few nights since.
- About one million bushels of coal have been shipped during the past year from Belmont county, Ohio, to towns below on the Ohio river.
- On the evening of December 28th 1869, a negro named Charles Woods was shot and instantly killed by another named Enoch Thomas, in the neighborhood of Flushing, Belmont county, Ohio.  Thomas has been arrested, and is now in jail in St. Clairsville.  Jealousy was the cause - Thomas, who was a widower, being jealous of Woods, who came to Thomas' house to see a negro girl that was keeping house of Thomas.
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The following officers for the Masonic Lodge at New Cumberland, W. Va., were installed a few nights since: Jas. H. Gibson, Worshipful Master; J. Smith, Senior Warden; Westley Thayer, Junior Warden; George Daniels Secretary; Alex. Manypenny, Treasurer; Wm. Harper, Tyler; Jos. Manypenny and Wm. Lodge, Deacons.
- The great "cattle king" of Illinois, James T. Alexander, who owns about 30,000 acres of land in that State, and ships about one thousand cattle each week in the year to the eastern cities, was born in Wellsburgh, W. Va., and in the same year his parents removed to Steubenville, Ohio, where they with their son resided until 1840, when they removed to Illinois.  He went to Illinois poor, and is now one of the wealthiest men in the country.  So much for energy and perseverance.

Source: Wheeling Register (Wheeling, VA) Vol. 17  Issue: 191  Page: 4
Dated: Feb. 20, 1880
WELLSBURG
HARRISON CONNELL, ESQ
., familiarly known as "Dunk" Connell, died on Thursday at his home in Rush Run, Ohio, aged about 65.  Mr. Connell   (OOPS Internet explorer quit working, if you need it contact me and I will search for it again)

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