Staunton Vindicator: January 18, 1867Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Manufacturing in the South
(Column 5)Summary: Among the changes taking hold in the South since the end of the war, relates the article, is the appearance of a growing number of "commercial and manufacturing" industries. As this trend continues, the region will be able to satisfy an increasing amount of its needs locally, and, in the future, may export its surplus.
Origin of Article: Baltimore SunThe "Old Issue"
(Column 5)Summary: Relates the story of a disagreement between two blacks, illustrating the divide between the "old issue," those who were free before the war, and the freedmen.
Origin of Article: Lynchburg Virginian"Whining Women"
(Column 7)Summary: The article relates some of the more severe pronouncements made by Brigham Young concerning women. According to the Mormon leader, "'women expect too much of the Saints.'" Accordingly, they should stop "'whining'" about the "evils of polygamy and such like 'blasphemous twaddle.'"
(Column 1)Summary: The editors endorse the Stay Law as the best way to ensure that "debtors will generally be able to pay principal and interest and still have enough to secure an honest livelihood." Currently, a court in Richmond is examining the constitutionality of the law.[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: Reports that the legislature overwhelmingly rejected the proposed "'Constitutional Amendment'"; in the Senate the vote against it was unanimous and in the House only W. D. Lewis, of Fairfax County, cast his ballot in support of the measure. According the article, the result was never really in doubt, since "Virginians are not so lost to self-respect as to brand with infamy the men whom she and they called to the forefront in the hour of necessity."[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: Relates that, in a ruling on Jan. 11, the U. S. Supreme Court declared the Missouri Test Oath unconstitutional, a decision that casts doubt on the validity of the test oaths required by other states.[No Title]
(Column 2)Summary: The article contends that Thad Stevens and his supporters were overly confident of receiving the Republican nomination for U. S. Senator, and "demolished" once the result of the contest was announced.
Origin of Article: National IntelligencerEditorial Comment: "Thad Stevens, backed by 'Dead Duck' Forney, repaired to Harrisburg to secure the position of U. S. Senator, from Pennsylvania. Suites of rooms were taken at a prominent Hotel and all the 'applicances' applied but to no effect. In the Republican caucus, Cameron received 43 votes, Curtain 23 and Stevens 7, when the nomination of Cameron was made unanimous. This will rule out Thad though he went expecting to 'rule the roast." The National Intelligence says:"Returning to "Massa"
(Column 2)Summary: Reports on a group of slaves who moved to the Lynchburg area from Fauquier County at the end of the war, then wrote to their former master asking him to take them back. Owens, the former master, consented to their request and sent money to pay for their travel.General Assembly of Virginia
(Column 3)Summary: The article gives a summary of the proceedings from the legislature, including a copy of the Homestead bill. The bill protects citizens from having their homes or farms seized for debt, provided the value does not exceed $1,500 or 160 acres.Decision of the Supreme Court on the Missouri Test Oath
(Column 4)Summary: Discusses the Supreme Court's rejection of the Missouri Test Oath and another ruling that permits a lawyer who fought with the Confederacy to return to his practice.The Negro Population
(Column 4)Summary: Contains the latest figures available on the population of blacks in Virginia, based upon the returns of the commissioners of revenue and the 1860 Census.
Origin of Article: Richmond Dispatch
(Column 1)Summary: The article contains the report from the President and Board of Directors of the Western Lunatic Asylum, with an accompanying report from the institution's Physician and Superintendent, Dr. Stribling.Local Items
(Names in announcement: Dr. Stribling)
(Column 2)Summary: Announces that Lt. G. T. Cook, local agent for the Freedmen's Bureau, was transferred to Clarkesville, Mecklenberg County, Va. F. A. Takers will replace Cook.Died
(Names in announcement: Lt. G. T. Cook, F. A. Takers)
(Column 2)Summary: Lt. John F. Stafford, of the 5th Va. Infantry, died on January 13th. He was 49 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Lt. John F. Stafford)
(Column 2)Summary: John Thomas, youngest son of John and Mary Ann Melingo, died on January 3rd. He was 21 months old.Died
(Names in announcement: Mary Melingo, John Melingo, John Thomas Melingo)
(Column 2)Summary: Walter Hazeltown, infant son of Dr. J. C. and M. M. Bell, died on December 31. He was 6 months old.
(Names in announcement: Walter Hazeltown Bell, Dr. J. C. Bell, M. M. Bell)
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