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Staunton Spectator: March 17, 1858

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Description of Page: Dark and blurry in bottom right.

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Proceedings of the Council
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Summary: Town council met 3/11/1858. W.B. Kayser, J. McCoy, W.H. Slanker, J.B. Evans, and A.H. Taylor appointed commissioners to superintend 4/7/1858 corporation election. Proposal to create $2,100 bond for construction of public hall over market house rejected by council. Fire Department committee recommended that council purchase lot for fire house.
(Names in announcement: W. B. Kayser, J. McCoy, W. H. Slanker, J. B. Evans, J. B. Evans, A. H. Taylor)
Anti-Dueling Law
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Summary: Laments amendment to anti-dueling law that provides relief for people disabled in duels.

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Summary: Letter to the editor from Kate Kareless opposing construction of new town hall. Much of letter obscurred and blurry.
Ministerial appointments
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Summary: Lists appointments made at recent Baltimore conference of Methodist Episcopal Church. George G. Brooks from Staunton; O.P. Wirgman and Benjamin Frampton from Augusta.
(Names in announcement: George G. Brooks, O. P. Wirgman, Benjamin Frampton)
A Protracted Meeting
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Summary: Announces meetingto be held at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Staunton on 3/19/1858. Rev. J.A. Seiss, A.M., of Baltimore, will preach.
Religious Notice
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Summary: Rev. A.J. Lackey of Presbeterian Church will preach at Augusta Church on 3/20/1858.
(Names in announcement: Rev. A. J. Lackey)
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Summary: James Berry, Esq., married to Julia A. King by Rev. R. Lewis McCune on 3/4/1858. All from Augusta County.
(Names in announcement: James BerryEsq., Julia A. King, Rev. R. Lewis McCune)
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Editorial Comment: Eva Lisle, infant daughter of N.K. Trout, Esq., of Staunton, died on 3/12/1858.
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Summary: A.W. Graves of Staunton died on 3/11/1858 after a long illness.
(Names in announcement: A. W. Graves)
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Summary: Patrick Cribben died recently at residence in Mt. Sidney. Born in Ireland, he had lived in Augusta county for many years.
(Names in announcement: Patrick Cribben)
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Summary: Col. John X. Brown, 45, died on 2/25/1858 near Greenville. Death result of consumption, which he had suffered for several years. Member of Bethel church for 25 years.
(Names in announcement: Col. John X. Brown)
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Summary: Mollie Lindsey, 2, and Charlie Lindsey, 4, died on 3/2/1858. Only children of Thomas N. and Sarah C. Lindsey of Churchville. Followed by lengthy elegy.
(Names in announcement: Mollie Lindsey, Charlie Lindsey, Thomas N. Lindsey, Sarah C. Lindsey)
For Sheriff
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Summary: Announces Rudolph Turk's candidacy for sheriff (?). Name of office blurry.
(Names in announcement: Rudolph Turk)
For Circuit Court Clerk
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Summary: Announces candidacy of John B. Watts, Nicholas C. Kinney, and James Cochran for Circuit Court clerk.
(Names in announcement: John B. Watts, Nicholas C. Kinney, James Cochran)
For County Court Clerk
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Summary: Announces the candidacy of Jefferson Kinney and John D. Imboden for County Court clerk.
(Names in announcement: Jefferson Kinney, John D. Imboden)
For Constable
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Summary: Announces candidacy of J.H. Crawford and Thos. Marshall for constable in 1st District.
(Names in announcement: J. H. Crawford, Thomas Marshall)
For Commissioner of Revenue
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Summary: Announces candidacy of Thomas M. Donodo and Jno. G. Stover for Commissioner of Revenue in 2nd Revenue District
(Names in announcement: Thomas M. Donodo, Jno. Stover)