Staunton Spectator: October 4, 1859Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
By Request.; The Coral Ring; By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Column 3)Summary: Harriet Beecher Stowe short story. Seems to be more about manners and society (like Jane Austen), not politics.
The Democratic Imbroglio
(Column 1)Summary: Explains how the Democratic party is divided over popular sovereignty and Stephen Douglas. This affords the Opposition a great opportunity, and they may even pick up some disaffected Democrats.The Science of Horse Taming
(Column 2)Summary: Dr. Lee has been performing feats of horse taming in the area and is teaching several local men his methods.The New Methodist Church
(Names in announcement: Dr. R.H. Lee, William Shumate)
(Column 2)Summary: Cornerstone laid at new Methodist church; account of the ceremonies.Gas at the Lunatic Asylum
(Names in announcement: James Cochran, Col. Turk, Col. Starrett)
(Column 1)Summary: The Western Lunatic Asylum has contracted with the new Staunton Gas Works.Sale of Hotel Property
(Names in announcement: Mr. Waterhouse, Mr. Bowes)
(Column 2)Summary: McClung has sold his interest in the Virginia Hotel to Jordan.For the Spectator; Agriculture of Augusta County
(Names in announcement: James McClung, William Jordan)
(Column 4)Summary: Part of continuing series on Augusta agriculture. This installment includes a discussion of the soil, defining regions in part by whose land they cross.To the Editors of the Spectator
(Names in announcement: A.H.H. Stuart, Capt. Guy, Capt. K. Harper, Major Walker, S.B. Finley, James Craig)
(Column 3)Summary: Letter praising Staunton and the surrounding area for having so much progress, so many stores and merchants.
(Names in announcement: Mr. King, Mr. Fishburn, Mr. Withrow, Mr. Darnall, Mr. Antrim, Mr. C. King)Trailer: Commerce; Waynesboro, Sep 30, 1859
Description of Page: Markets in column 2; page includes some non-local obituaries
(Column 2)Summary: Married on September 22.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. C. Beard, James McClure, Eliza Kennedy)
(Column 2)Summary: Married on September 27.
(Names in announcement: Rev. C. Beard, Andrew Kieser, Elizabeth Swisher)
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