Source: Washington Review and Examiner (Washington, PA) Vol.
V Issue: 17 Page: 3
Dated: Jan. 18, 1870
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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
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