Staunton Spectator: March 24, 1858Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
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(Column 1)Summary: Musical Association held concert 3/21/1858. Turner and Alby were musical directors.Treasure-Trove
(Names in announcement: Turner, Alby, Prof. Koerber)
(Column 1)Summary: Slave belonging to John Peer found a crock containing $324.24 in gold and silver buried in the ground. Slave was ploughing his garden-lot adjoining house previously owned by Wm. Coleman, who was murdered in Staunton in 1853. Source of the money remains unknown, although strong possibility it belonged to Coleman. Peer to give it to local authorities, but he will probably receive it eventually.Election of Officers
(Names in announcement: John Peer, William Coleman)
(Column 1)Summary: Volunteer fire company elected officers on 3/20/1858: Wm. H. Harman, Captain; Wm. S.H. Baylor, 1st Lieutenant; Jas. H. Waters, 2d Lieutenant; Henry K. Cochran, 1st Sergeant; Jas. C. Marquis, 2d Sergeant; Jas. W. Crawford, 3d Sergeant; Jas. M. Crank, 1st Corporal; P.B. Hoge, 2d Corporal; H.H. Peck, 3d Corporal; J. H. Frazier, 4th Corporal.The Proposed Town Hall
(Names in announcement: William H. Harman, William S. H. Baylor, James H. Waters, Henry K. Cochran, James C. Marquis, James W. Crawford, James M. Crank, P. B. Hoge, H. H. Peck, J. H. Frazier)
(Column 1)Summary: Unlikely that additional floor will be added to Market House to serve as town hall due to expected costs.March Court
(Column 1)Summary: March Court began 3/22/1858. Candidates for office addressed public.Mr. Hope's Poem
(Column 1)Summary: James Baron Hope recited "Inauguration Poem" in Staunton on 3/20/1858.A Relic of the Past
(Names in announcement: James Baron Hope)
(Column 1)Summary: Laborer digging a ditch at Mr. Steele's meadow near Waynesborough found pair of elk antlers on 3/22/1858.Another M.D.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Steele)
(Column 1)Summary: Reports that Lucian Hall, formerly of Staunton, has graduated from New York Medical University.For Surveyor
(Names in announcement: Lucian Hall)
(Column 3)Summary: Announces candidacy of A.D. Trotter for county surveyor.For Surveyor
(Names in announcement: A. D. Trotter)
(Column 3)Summary: Announces candidacy of Charles R. McDannald for surveyor.Married
(Names in announcement: Charles R. McDannald)
(Column 3)Summary: Andrew J. Riddle married to Elizabeth Purr by Rev. Solomon Garber on 3/15/1858. All from Augusta County.Married
(Names in announcement: Andrew J. Riddle, Elizabeth Purr, Rev. Solomon Garber)
(Column 3)Summary: Geo. Kennedy, of Augusta County, married to Eliea Brown, of Rockingham County, by Rev. H. Wetzel on 3/16/1858.Married
(Names in announcement: George Kennedy, Eliea Brown, Rev. H. Wetzel)
(Column 3)Summary: Wm. G. Patton, of Middlebrook, married to Mary Ann Snider, of Rockbridge, by Rev. W.W. Trimble on 3/5/1858.Married
(Names in announcement: William G. Patton, Mary Ann Snider, Rev. W. W. Trimble)
(Column 3)Summary: Benjamin A. Karacope married to Elizabeth C. Driver by Rev. Daniel Thomas on 3/11/1858. All from Augusta County. Bride daughter of John Driver.
(Names in announcement: Benjamin A. Karacope, Rev. Daniel Thomas, John Driver, Elizabeth C. Driver)