Staunton Vindicator: November 30, 1866Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Mechanics in Society
(Column 5)Summary: Extols the virtues of skilled labor and its contribution to the community.
Origin of Article: Lynchburg News
(Column 1)Summary: The article recounts the proceedings from the Farmers Convention held in Richmond last week, which included a discussion on the "Labor question." The delegates resolved to encourage immigration to the state and to pay workers in cash to overcome the labor shortage.[No Title]
(Column 2)Summary: Notes that stockholders unanimously elected Col. Edmund Fontaine President of the Va. Central R. R. Company at their last meeting in Richmond.M. E. Conference South--The Question of Changing the Name, &c.
(Column 3)Summary: At the Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Norfolk, reports the article, the debate over whether to drop "South" from the association's name is expected to "consume the better portion" of next week's proceedings and produce animated discussions.Concentration of Troops at Washington
(Column 4)Summary: Between fifteen and twenty thousand troops have assembled in forts around the capital, says the article, leading many to speculate on what officials plan to do with the soldiers. Some rumors allege the men will be sent to Mexico; others believe they will be used to quell potential violence in Maryland; still others suspect the Radicals will use them to overthrow President Johnson.
Origin of Article: New York Herald
Local Items--Circuit Court
(Column 3)Summary: The Circuit Court still continues its session. Judge Sheffey is displaying a commendable diligence in clearing the docket. --Since our last, the Court has been exclusively occupied with civil causes, and a great amount of business transacted. The order made at the last term, requiring suitors, who wish a continuance of their causes, to show that they have used all "legal diligence," in preparing for trial, is being rigidly enforced. The most important case is that of Brown, Lanigan, & Co. vs. Forrer and others, involving property to the amount of $140,000. The case is a very voluminous one, and has been argued with a great ability by Mr. Michie for the Plaintiffs, and by Gen. Echols, Col. Baldwin and Mr. Menisee, of Rappahannock, for the Defendant. Mr. Stuart is yet to argue for the Plaintiff, and the case will then be submitted to the decision of the Court. A decree will be made during the term. Another case which has excited a good deal of interest is the injunction case of Mary A. Seely vs. Rachel Phelps, and Aaron Shoveler and others, (colored) Trustees of the M. E. Church, of the United States. The object of the injunction is to secure the legal title to the property, and to injoin and restrain the colored defendants from erecting a Church, (which was already commenced) on the lot in controversy. The case was argued by Mr. Fultz for the Plaintiff, and Mr. Stuart and Gen. Echols for the Defendants, and is now in the hands of the Court. Central Bank of Virginia for W. H. Tams, trustee, vs. the County of Augusta, and ols. and the same vs. Carson and ols. action of debt brought for money borrowed during the war. The defendants filed pleas alleging that these are Confederate transactions for money borrowed in aid of the South, and were debarred from paying the same by act of Congress. The cases are continued. Calvin C. Cochran's Adm'r vs. John C. Echard, &c., action of debt. Plea--Confederate transactions. The case was heard by the Court. Judgement not yet rendered. Arehart vs. Clemmer; Ililb for &c., vs. Peyton and ols.; Gilkenson vs. Crawn; actions of debt, brought on bonds payable in current funds, which were given during the war. Defendants demurred to declarations. Demurrers sustained. Turk vs. McComb, case submitted to Court.--Judgement in favor of Plaintiffs. Engleman for &c., vs. Scheffer, case submitted to Court. Judgement for Defendants. O'Brian vs. Ham. Jury--verdict for Plaintiff. Tisdale vs. Timberlake, &c. Jury--verdict for Defendants. A large number of cases involving Confederate transactions were submitted to the Court, which are still under consideration. Will be decided this week. A number of ordinary actions of debt were tried and disposed of. A large number of chancery decrees have been entered during the term. The Court will, in all probability, continue in session for some time yet.Local Items
(Names in announcement: Judge Sheffey, Brown, Lanigan, Forrer, Michie, Gen. Echols, Col. Baldwin, Menisee, Stuart, Mary A. Seely, Rachel Phelps, Aaron Shoveler, W. H. Tams, Calvin C. Cochran, John C. Echard, Arehart, Clemmer, Peyton, Gilkeson, Crawn, Turk, McComb, Englemen, Sheffer, O'Brien, Ham, Tisdale, Timberlake)
(Column 1)Summary: Reports that the Fireman's Fair was a "great success," and praises the "ingenuity and handiwork" of the women who held the event. The fair made $450.Local Items--Confederate Dead
(Column 1)Summary: Last week, states the article, the remains of thirty-five or forty soldiers were exhumed from the battlefield at Piedmont and interred at the Soldiers' Cemetery in Staunton. Only six of the men have been identified. More bodies are expected from Piedmont.Local Items
(Column 2)Summary: Valentine Bark has been appointed Postmaster at Sherando, Augusta County.Local Items
(Names in announcement: Valentine Bark, J. D. Balsly)
(Column 2)Summary: Dr. A. M. Fauntelroy purchased the Warden property, across from the Catholic church, for $2,500.Married
(Names in announcement: Dr. A. M. Fauntelroy)
(Column 2)Summary: On Nov. 21, William D. Roben, of Mint Spring, and Isabella McDowell Wise were married by Rev. William E. Baker.Married
(Names in announcement: William D. Roben, Isabella McDowell Wise, Rev. William E. Baker)
(Column 2)Summary: On Nov. 23, John M. Propes and Eliza A. Line were married by Rev. C. Beard.Married
(Names in announcement: John M. Propes, Eliza A. Line, Rev. C. Beard)
(Column 2)Summary: On Nov. 22, John P. Cale and Susan F. Cale were married by Rev. H. Getzendanner.Married
(Names in announcement: John P. Cale, Susan F. Cale, Rev. H. Getzendanner)
(Column 2)Summary: On Nov. 22, James A. Patterson and Nannie E. Smith were married by Rev. C. Beard.Died
(Names in announcement: James A. Patterson, Nannie E. Smith, Rev. C. Beard)
(Column 2)Summary: On Nov. 23, Bettie V. Lyle, formerly of Staunton, died at her brother-in-law's house.
(Names in announcement: Bettie V. Lyle, Dr. J. L. Wills)