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Staunton Spectator: June 8, 1858

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Circuit Court
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Summary: Circuit Court in session. James Reese found guilty of forging a promisory note signed by Henry Anderson for nine barrels of flour, which he traded to Mr. Abram. Lang, of Staunton, for a gold watch. Prosecuted by Col. Harman and Powell Harrison, Esq., and defended by Messrs. Michie, Skinner, and Michie. Jury selected in the case against Rev. Daniel Downey: Sam'l Branneman, J. Sidor, A.G. McCune, F. M. Finley, Rob Terrell, Jno. Price; Jas. F. Hite, Isaac A. Bushong, Isaac Baker, Job Couger, Wm. Ramsay, William Hess. Trial unlikely to begin for several days. Downey pale from his confinement.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Abram Lang, Col. HarmanEsq., Powell HarrisonEsq., Mr. Michie, Mr. Skinner, Rev. Daniel Downey, Samuel Branneman, J. Sidor, A. G. McCune, F. M. Finley, Henry Anderson, James Reese, Rev. Daniel Downey, Rob Terrell, Jno. Price, James F. Hite, Isaac A. Bushong, Isaac Baker, Job Couger, William Ramsay, William Hess)
County Elections
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Summary: Reports election results from Bath, Highland, Greenbrier, and Rockbridge Counties.
More of Them
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Summary: N.P. Catlett delivered a large number of strawberies on 6/3/1858.
(Names in announcement: N. P. Catlett)
Fine Strawberries
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Summary: W.B. Crawford delivered some specimens of the stawberries that he's grown. Also mentions R.H. Fisher, who delivered another batch of strawberries.
(Names in announcement: W. B. Crawford, R. H. Fisher)
Wesleyan Female Institute
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Summary: Principal of the school, Rev. B. Arbogast, has provided a copy of the new academic catalogue.
(Names in announcement: Rev. B. Arbogast, Mr. D. E. Strasburg)
Mossy Creek Academy
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Summary: Mossy Creek Academy will soon hold an Exhibition and Fair.
(Names in announcement: Col. Baldwin)
Ladies' Fair
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Summary: Announces fair hosted by the ladies of the Methodist Episcopal Church to be held at Union Hall on 6/24/1858.
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Summary: County Union Temperance Convention, meeting in Staunton on 6/1/1858, approves letter of invitation to Ministers of the Gospel in Augusta County.
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Summary: Eliza Garber, 23, died on 5/23/1858 near New Hope. Wife of Martin Garber. Followed by brief poem.
(Names in announcement: Eliza Garber, Martin Garber)

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