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Staunton Spectator: September 14, 1858

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The ?? of Public Opinion
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Summary: Laments shift in public opinion during preceeding year. Claims that political arguments have led to increasing friction between North and South.
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Summary: On 9/9/1858, fire destroyed stable belonging to Mrs. Sowers. James Waters, president of the fire association, was injured while trying to put out the fire.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Sowers, James Waters)
Sermon to the Guard
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Summary: West Augusta Guard has received arms and equipment. On 9/9/1858, Rev. Brooks delivered a sermon to them at the Methodist Church.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Mr. Brooks)
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Summary: Reprints article from Richmond South claiming that George W. Summers' past opposition to slavery should not be held against him in his campaign for governor.
Temperance Cause
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Summary: Public addresses on temperance were delivered at the hall of the Sons of Temperance on 9/9/1858.
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Summary: Reprints resolutions passed by West Augusta Guards on 9/4/1858 expressing thanks to Adjutant General Wm. H. Richardson.
(Names in announcement: Captain William S. H. Baylor, Captain William A. Burnett)

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Summary: Wm. Pakey married to Eliza A. Baylor by Rev. G.W. Statton on 9/2/1858. All from Augusta County.
(Names in announcement: William Pakey, Eliza A. Baylor, Rev. G. W. Statton)
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Summary: Sarah Kyle, wife of Robert Kyle, died on 9/11/1858 at the Staunton home of her brother, E.M. Cushing.
(Names in announcement: Sarah Kyle, Robert Kyle, E. M. Cushing)

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