Staunton Spectator: April 3, 1860Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
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For the Spectator
(Column 6)Summary: Author rails against those writing to the Spectator, such as "Quid," who claim to be friends of David Fultz and yet only vilify the character of Judge Thompson. The author argues that Fultz should be boosted for his merits, and should not win election by criticizing Thompson.
(Names in announcement: David Fultz, Judge Thompson)Trailer: BathTo My Fellow-Citizens of the County of Augusta
(Column 7)Summary: Author writes to offer his candidacy for any office in which the voters choose to place him.
Trailer: Jonas Office-SeekerFor the Spectator
(Column 7)Summary: Author writes that it would appear from letters regarding the position of Sheriff that some of the citizens are dissatisfied with the conduct of the current Sheriff. He requests anyone with accusations to make to come forward and state them publicly, rather than insinuate them via anonymous letters.
Description of Page: Bottom left is illegible. Weekly proceedings of State Legislature, column 4; of Congress, column 5.
Progress of the New Party
(Column 1)Summary: Quotes from various newspapers regarding the positive progress in the movement for the Opposition, or Constitutional Union, Party.
Origin of Article: Richmond Whig, Baltimore American, Philadelphia Evening JournalTo Correspondents Once More
(Column 1)Summary: Spectator urges its correspondents again to limit their letters regarding merits of candidates and claims that it will not print lengthy letters unless they are at the paper office by Friday before publication.The Position of Mr. Bates
(Column 2)Summary: Spectator believes that Edward Bates will receive very little support in the South for a Presidential nomination, as he has come down on the Republican side of the slavery issue.Fire in Waynesboro
(Column 2)Summary: Report of a destructive fire in Waynesboro.Central Bank
(Names in announcement: Captain Jones, N. Massie)
(Column 2)Summary: Board of Directors was named for the local branch of the Central Bank of Virginia and the new charter was accepted.Newspaper Changes
(Names in announcement: William Kinney, H.W. Shefley, H.G. Guthrie, W.A. Bell, George Price, F.M. Young, B.F. Points)
(Column 2)Summary: Both the Staunton Vindicator and the Charlottesville Advocate have been sold. Mr. Yost now owns the Vindicator and Messers. Peyton and Southall now own the Advocate, which they will rename the Review.For the Spectator
(Names in announcement: Messrs. Michie, S.M. Yost, Green Payton, J.C. Southall)
(Column 3)Summary: Author calls on D.N. Van Lear to become candidate for District Magistrate of Mt. Solon.
(Names in announcement: Esq. D.N. Van Lear)Trailer: North RiverFor the Spectator
(Column 3)Summary: Karicope announces he will run for District Magistrate.
(Names in announcement: William Henry Karicope)Trailer: William Henry KaricopeNew Virginia Gun
(Column 5)Summary: Lorenzo Sibert of Augusta announces he has invented a new gun called the "Union Pacificator."To the Candidates for the Sheriffalty
(Names in announcement: Lorenzo Sibert)
(Column 6)Summary: Author asks each of the candidates for Sheriff to announce their deputies, since it is with the deputies rather than with the Sheriff himself that most of the people deal.
Trailer: Vox Populi
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For the Spectator
(Column 1)Summary: Author accuses candidates for Sheriff of using personal influence and trickery to win office by trying to determine which people will bring them the largest vote by promising them deputyships before the election.
(Names in announcement: J.D. Craig, Col. Lilley, John Larew, J.D. Hanger, John Towberman)Trailer: New Hope DistrictTo Middle River Alone
(Column 1)Summary: Snide response to the snide letter of the previous week regarding the election of Sheriff.
Trailer: Opposition[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: Spectator approves of the actions of the Ohio State Legislature in passing laws against the marriage of close relations.Married
(Column 2)Summary: Henry Orebaugh of Green County married Francis Argenbright on March 22.Married
(Names in announcement: Henry Orebaugh, Rev. X.J. Richardson, Francis Argenbright, David Argenbright)
(Column 2)Summary: Married on March 15..Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Pinkerton, Cyrus Snapp, Sarah Craun, Jacob Craun)
(Column 2)Summary: Died on March 10 at 49 years of age.Died
(Names in announcement: Joshua Evans)
(Column 2)Summary: Died on March 28 at 22 years of age.Died
(Names in announcement: Worthington Graves)
(Column 2)Summary: Died on March 28.Died
(Names in announcement: Peggy Bickle, Adam Bickle)
(Column 2)Summary: Died on March 28 at age 47.Tribute of Respect
(Names in announcement: James Woods)
(Column 2)Summary: Report of a meeting of the Worthington Smith Lodge, held on March 31 at the Masonic Hall in Mt. Solon, to pay tribute to Henry Blakeman.
(Names in announcement: Saul Paul, A. Earhart, W. Oder, Henry Blakeman)Trailer: Saul Paul, A. Earhart, W. Oder, Committee
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