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Staunton Spectator: April 5, 1859

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For The Spectator; Discussion in McGaheysville; Rockingham Co. March 28, 1859
(Column 6)
Summary: Account of debate between Whig and Democratic electors in Rockingham County.
(Names in announcement: Col. Charles Lewis, Thomas Yancey, Goggin, Letcher, George Summers, Samuel Renbush, Charles Grattan)
Trailer: Rockingham

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Description of Page: Top of the page is somewhat hard to read, blurry, unclear. Includes political articles, list of new books, with mini reviews.

Augusta Triumphant!
(Column 1)
Summary: Augusta beat out Rockingham and Shenandoah counties in the controversy over holding a convention.
(Names in announcement: Captain Martz, General Harman, Dr. Newman, John Harris, James Skinner)
For the Spectator; Corporation Ticket
(Column 4)
Summary: Nomination of ticket for the corporation of Staunton. George Cochran is running for mayor, the rest for council.
(Names in announcement: George CochranJr., M.G. Harman, William Burke, J.M. Hangar, R.H. Fisher, George Imboden, Harrison Slanker, J.C. Michie, A.B. Cochran, David McGuffin, John Scherer)
Trailer: Many Voters
For the Spectator; A Caution to Whigs
(Column 4)
Summary: Advocates Whigs trading support for Harris or Skinner for Democrats voting for Goggin in upcoming elections.
(Names in announcement: Skinner, Harris, Goggin)
Trailer: An Old Coot
Mt. Sidney, April 2nd, 1859
(Column 5)
Summary: Report of the initial meeting of the Goggin Club of Mt. Sidney. Lists officers and committee appointments.
(Names in announcement: John Perkins, Cyrus Brown, William Hyde, John White, A. Hyde, Bolivar Christian, J.C. McCue, Dr. William Bruffy, William Shoemaker, John Bruffy, J.W. Watson, J.J. Perkins, C.K. Hyde, J.T. Stover, John OrmonSr., P.M. Door, Frank Farrow, J.M. Eusler, William Eusler, S.H. Watson, O.K. Hyde, Benjamin WellerJr., William Crawford, Eli Ruddlemarge, John Perkins, Stuart Crawford, Robert Curry, Major John Yates, Washington Grooms)

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Description of Page: standard electoral announcements

[No Title]
(Column 1)
Summary: Mooney, accused of stealing Hernsberger's horse, was apprehended near Ivy Depot.
(Names in announcement: Joseph Mooney, George Hernsberger)
Origin of Article: Charlottesville Advocate
(Column 1)
Summary: Jennie Wood died near Bath Alum on March 19.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Jennie Wood, James Wood)

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