Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Personals, #2

 

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

NY Tribune, 1872

Kossuth declines the position of a representative of the Hungarian Diet.

Grace Greenwood will visit her friends in Boston, and then return to Colorado.

Prof. Tyndall, the English scientist, will visit New York in the coming autumn.

The death is announced to Adolphe Fueroult, chief editor of the Paris Opinion Nationale.

J. R. Osgood, the publisher, has gone to Europe, where he will remain for two months.

The Rev. Dr. Arms, age 73, has been 36 years pastor the First Congregational Church, at Norwich, Conn.

We read of a marble statue of Jochabod, the Mother of Moses, made by Mr. Franklin Simmons, for a citizen of Boston.

Mr. Thorp, who keeps an American bar and restaurant in Paris, is said to have made $25,000 in his business sine 1869.

E. Leland has purchased the Clarendon Hotel at Saratoga for $160,000. Mr. Leland has managed the Delevan House since 1866.

Mr. J. P. Waters of New York has purchased the Stradivarius violin, the gem of the collection made by the late Joseph Gillott.

Mary Harris, who shot the treasury clerk, Burroughs, lately made an ineffective attempt to commit suicide by drinking laudanum.

Vice-President Colfax has given up his house at Washington, and purposes gathering his household gods (goods) about him at South Bend, Ind.

The Crown Princess Victoria of Prussia has offered a prize of $8,000 for the best essay on advancing the material prosperity of working women.

John Potts, lately deceased, had been e years in the service of the War Department, of which he was chief clerk at the time of his death. Mr. Stanton, used to speak of him as "perfectly incorruptible."

The following are mentioned as Jewish rabbis in this country, who preach to their congregations in English: Dr. Gutneim, Dr. Vidaver, and Rev. S. M. Isaacs of New York, Dr. Wise and Dr. Lilianthal of Cincinnati; Rev. Mr. Jacobs of Philadelphia, Rev. Mr. Jacobs of New Orleans, and Rev. George Brown of Evansville, Indiana.

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