Staunton Vindicator: November 02, 1866Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Our Young Men and the Pursuits of Life
(Column 6)Summary: The article strives to disabuse young white southern men of the notion that they must seek a professional career in law or medicine to be successful. The mechanical arts, it insists, are honorable professions that will play a key role in Virginia's post-war recovery.
Origin of Article: Richmond WhigRules of a Minority
(Column 5)Summary: Contends that the Radicals only enjoy the support of two-fifths of the nation while their opponents hold a three-fifths majority: "It is not possible, if this great majority is determined and in earnest, that so unnatural a condition of things can continue."Mr. Davis' Case
(Column 6)Summary: Reports that Jefferson Davis's trial has been postponed, once again. The trial is expected to begin in the spring.
(Column 1)Summary: The editors welcome the turn of events in Maryland where Governor Swann appears ready to triumph in his conflict with the Baltimore Commissioners of Election.Dedication of the "Stonewall" Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
(Column 2)Summary: Chronicles the celebrations accompanying the dedication of the "Stonewall" Cemetery, which included a procession and several speeches.
(Column 1)Summary: Relates that Constable William Bush, of Waynesboro, arrested Charles Elliott last Wednesday. It is believed that Ellicott had been arrested earlier in Shenandoah for horse stealing, but broke out of jail with a number of other prisoners last summer.Local Items
(Names in announcement: William Bush)
(Column 1)Summary: Reports that a party of local men, including Mat, a "famous colored hunter," bagged a buck weighing 206 lbs when they went deer hunting last week.Local Items
(Names in announcement: Mat , John Beck, Hans Scherer, Jacob Scherer, John Pest, Benjamin Plant, John Stafford)
(Column 1)Summary: Announces that local women will hold a fair for the Fire Company on October 21.Local Items
(Column 1)Summary: Reports that Pike Powers will deliver a lecture at the Staunton Lyceum next Monday.Married
(Column 2)Summary: Jasper M. Huffman, of Barbour County, and Mary A. E. Bryan were married by Rev. H. A. Bovey. The ceremony was held in White Sulphur Springs.Died
(Names in announcement: Mary A. E. Bryan)
(Column 2)Summary: Last Friday, A. D. Candler died suddenly from "neglected diarrhea and cholera moribus." He was 49 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: A. D. Candler)
(Column 2)Summary: Last Sunday, George W. Stanton died suddenly from "neglected diarrhea and cholera moribus." He was 35 years old.
(Names in announcement: George W. Stanton)