Staunton Vindicator: December 11, 1868Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 01)Summary: The paper reports that General Stoneman is contemplating passing a compromise substitute for the Stay Law set to expire on January 1st. The new measure would restrain creditors while putting some pressure on debtors. The editors call for people to hold meetings and demonstrations to let their sentiments on the subject be known. "Without a general expression of sentiment, Gen. Stoneman is likely to act for the interest of but a few, while he may honestly entertain the opinion that he is acting for the good of the many."
(Column 01)Summary: The Juvenile Musical Association will give a benefit concert for their instructor Dr. J. L. Brown tonight in the Chapel of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institution. Admission is 50 cents.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Dr. J. L. Brown)
(Column 01)Summary: Staunton's Chief of Police J. T. Parrent arrested William Gillmore, a black man employed as a freight hand on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. He is suspected of the murder of William E. Barton, also an employee on the railroad, whose body was found in Gordonsville.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: J. T. Parrent, William Gillmore, William E. Barton)
(Column 01)Summary: Prints the returns from the election for the subscription of the Valley Railroad Company in Augusta County.
Full Text of Article:Married
The election on the proposed subscription by the County of Augusta and the Town of Staunton, to the Valley Railroad Company, was held on Saturday last.
The town voted on the proposition to subscribe $100,000 which was carried by a vote of 396 for to 4 against.
The county voted on the proposition to subscribe $390,000, with the following result, as far as heard from up to the time of going to press:PRECINTS FOR AGAINST Precincts in Staunton 302 15 Waynesboro 44 62 Fishersville 21 13 Churchville 41 12 Greenville 38 3 Middlebrook 44 2 Swoope's 14 5 Mt. Sydney 47 132 Mt. Meridian 2 57 New Hope 7 100 Midway 27 00 Parnassus 24 7 Spring Hill 23 46 Mt. Solon 64 86 Newport 37 3 Craigsville 3 12 Deerfield 11 2 Stuart's Draft 00 00
(Column 02)Summary: George W. Wilson and Miss Ellen B. Brown, both of Augusta, were married on November 26th at the house of Charles Berry near Middlebrook by the Rev. Horatio Thompson.Married
(Names in announcement: George W. Wilson, Ellen B. Brown, Charles Berry, Rev. Horatio Thompson)
(Column 02)Summary: John H. Sites and Miss Elizabeth Myers, both of Augusta, were married on November 17th by the Rev. Martin Garber.Married
(Names in announcement: John H. Sites, Elizabeth Myers, Rev. Martin Garber)
(Column 02)Summary: Samuel H. Hale of Augusta and Miss Mary E. Tutwiler of Rockingham were married on November 26th by the Rev. J. C. Hensel.Married
(Names in announcement: Samuel H. Hale, Mary E. Tutwiler, Rev. J. C. Hensel)
(Column 02)Summary: Charles E. Haines, formerly of Winchester, and Miss Rosalie Armentrout, daughter of G. A. Armentrout of Staunton, were married at Staunton's Trinity Church on December 2nd by the Rev. James A. Latane.Married
(Names in announcement: Charles E. Haines, Rosalie Armentrout, G. A. Armentrout, Rev. James A. Latane)
(Column 02)Summary: Alexander G. McCune and Miss Louisa F. Harner, both of Augusta, were married on November 25th by the Rev. C. Beard.Died
(Names in announcement: Alexander G. McCune, Louisa F. Harner, Rev. C. Beard)
(Column 02)Summary: George Covell, son of J. C. Covell of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institution, died of croup. He was 5 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: George Covell, J. C. Covell)
(Column 02)Summary: F. M. Wood died in Staunton of pneumonia on November 18th. He was 35 years old.
(Names in announcement: F. M. Wood)