Staunton Vindicator: May 14, 1859Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Description of Page: In the 6th column is news about eye sight; in the 7th news about compensation to members of Congress, a bill that every member from Virginia save one opposed.
Southern Opposition Party
(Column 1)Summary: Very sectional and partisan article that denounces the Southern opposition for being members of the same party that opposes the rights of slaveholders in the new territories and that ignores the Dred Scott decision.
Full Text of Article:Political Discussion
"That party which refuses to the people of one half the Union the right of protection to their property, in the common territory of the nation, equally belonging to all....Men of the South--of all parties--which of you will hearken to such craven counsel?"
(Column 1)Summary: There will be a political discussion at New Hope on Saturday May 21 with Harman and Doyle."Snake in the Grass"
(Names in announcement: Gen. William H. Harman, H.L. Doyle)
(Column 3)Summary: Article criticizes the Valley Democrat for unfairly editing a piece from the Vindicator about Mr. Skinner's acceptance of his nomination.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Mr. Skinner)
(Column 3)Summary: Article criticizes the inconsistency of the Opposition by publishing an 1855 article about how the Northern opposition is trying to destroy the Southern opposition's dedication to sectional issues.The Opposition Goggin Club
(Names in announcement: Col. Thomas Bondurant, B. Christian, Mr. Burwell)
(Column 2)Summary: Article recounts visiting a "Goggin Club" at Union Hall and derides it because it was boring.Northern Ice
(Names in announcement: Mr. Young, J.D. Imboden, Mr. Guy, Mr. Harrison, Mr. Christian, G.W. Imboden, Mr. Bumgardner)
(Column 3)Summary: Burke has a specimen of northern ice reportedly better than southern ice at the Depot.Ox-Horn Players
(Names in announcement: Mr. Burke)
(Column 3)Summary: The ox-horn players will perform again at the Gold Watch tonight.
Full Text of Article:Mr. B. Baldwin Stuart
Ox-Horn Players, will give another of their interesting musical entertainments in connection with their gift concert. We advise all who love good music and wish to have a chance at the Gold Watch and other prizes, to go. We were there last night and were much pleased.
(Column 3)Summary: Stuart died from an explosion of the St. Nicholas 3 weeks ago; his remains were buried in Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: B. Baldwin Stuart)
(Column 3)Summary: The Baptist General Association fixed upon Staunton as the place to hold its next meeting in June 1860.
Full Text of Article:Outsider
The Baptist General Association, recently at session in Richmond, fixed upon Staunton as the place for the holding of the next session of the Association, which meets in June, 1860.
(Column 4)Summary: Article disputes notion that the Opposition is not going to run a candidate by showing that Augusta's Opposition, the largest Opposition county in the district, said no such thing.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Mr. Harris, Mr. Skinner)
(Column 5)Summary: The Vindicator publishes a letter from Philip Phares, the sheriff of Pendleton, who recalls a visit from Harris asking the sheriff for a list of delegates to the congressional convention from Pendleton.Congressional Fight--Harris and Skinner
(Names in announcement: J.T. Harris, A.M. Newman, Joel Siple)
(Column 4)Summary: Letter from "Outsider" asks fellow Democrats to respect Harris's battle for the candidacy.A Tribute of Respect
(Names in announcement: Mr. Skinner, Mr. Harris, Mr. Letcher)
(Column 5)Summary: A May 9th meeting of the "Staunton Lyceum" paid tribute to Stuart and adopted resolutions in his memory, including a thirty day period of mourning.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: B. Baldwin Stuart, Howe Y. Peyton, J. Marshall Hanger, William H. Guy)
(Column 6)Summary: Article criticizes Botts for falsely accusing Letcher of voting for Capitol extension.Tribute of Respect
(Names in announcement: John Botts, Mr. Letcher)
(Column 6)Summary: Another tribute of respect to Stuart's memory.
(Names in announcement: T.J. Michie, J. Bumgardner, Gen. Harman, B. Baldwin Stuart)
(Column 2)Summary: Keller married Brown on May 5, 1895.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. George A. Shuey, William Keller, Frances Brown)
(Column 2)Summary: Terry married Gums on May 3, 1859.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. J.E. Wasses, Mr. Gums, Fannie Terry)
(Column 2)Summary: Mary Ann Johnson died at the age of 71.Died
(Names in announcement: Mary Ann Johnson, Chapman Johnson)
(Column 2)Summary: Summers died suddenly.
(Names in announcement: Martha Virginia Summers, Mrs. J.A. Summers)
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