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Staunton Spectator: July 15, 1857

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Description of Page: Report on the Henry Clay Monument and the restoration of Mt. Vernon.

What Will They Do?
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Summary: Editorial about Kansas. Notes the different Southern conventions making recommendations, blames the Democrats for stirring up trouble.
Blue Ridge Tunnel
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Summary: Predictions notwithstanding, the tunnel will not be completed for another 6 months. SS thinks that the progress is a bit too slow.
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Summary: Sax Horn Band will be performing at Union Hall; SS highly recommends it.
(Names in announcement: A. J. Turner)
Mr. Davis' Nursery
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Summary: Endorsement of Davis' local nursery. He has thousands of fruit trees, and many beautiful flowers to interest the ladies.
(Names in announcement: Franklin Davis)
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Summary: More about the wheat harvest. Even though it is unprecedentedly late, it appears to be quite good.
More of a good thing
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Summary: SS suggests that people visit the new soda fountain in Young's drug store, to refresh themselves in the summer heat.
(Names in announcement: Dr. W. B. Young)
Washington College
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Summary: Report on commencement at Washington college. Bottom is too blurry to read.
(Names in announcement: J. L. Massie, M. H. Christian, John H. McCue)
Our New Market
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Summary: SS wondering when the new market house will be completed; not having one is very injurous to the town. Its residents are inconvenienced and it prevents newcomers from settling.
Trailer: Some of the Aggreived

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Summary: Curry to Solomon, 6/28/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Solomon Carber, Hezekiah W. Curry, Rachel Solomon, Benajmin Solomon)
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Summary: Another obituary for John Guy.
(Names in announcement: John M. Guy, Robert Guy)
Trailer: W. B.

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