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September 21, 2011
Retyped by ELAINE G. COLE
To: November 1893

At Xenia, Ohio on the 22nd, the little Miami express train struck a carriage containing three ladies. Miss Anna Kelso and Miss Mary McDill were instantly killed and Miss Eva Kelso fatally injured.

Business failures for the week ending November 25th numbered 387 in the United States against 180 for the same week last year.

At Minneapolis, Minn., on the 24th the thermometer registered 6 degrees below zero. At Stillwater it was 16 degrees below. Old settlers pronounced it the coldest November weather known for years.

The Mayville Sentinel is not very sanguine that the Raub Locomotive works will be located there, though a large party is surveying the land n the vicinity.

A house on the William Whallon farm, three miles west of Mayville, burned last Wednesday night. It was occupied by Frank Hodges.

The Schumann Concert Co., with Miss Helen Bailey Babcock as elocutionist, is expected to be one of the most enjoyable entertainments ever given in the place. Admission 35 cents, reserved seats 50 cents.

Little or no business will be done in Sherman, on Thanksgiving Day. It is nearly unanimous for closing the business places.


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