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Staunton Spectator: 07 31, 1866

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[No Title]
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Summary: "Invalid" praises the hotel and amenities at Hot Springs, under the supervision of Capt. James McClung, formerly of Staunton.
(Names in announcement: Capt. James A. McClung)
Trailer: Invalid

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The Valley Railroad
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Summary: A meeting will be held at the August Court session "to devise means for the more active progress of the Valley Railroad."
War, the Chastisement of Nations
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Summary: With war now breaking out in Austria, Prussia, Italy, Spain and South America, the editor offers the South as an example "for the admiration of the world" since "there is no nobler spectacle than that of a conquered people preserving their honor, self-respect and christian virtues."
The President's Protest
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Summary: Reports that President Johnson signed the joint resolution admitting the Congressional delegation from Tennessee, though he issued a paper protesting the actions of Congress.
[No Title]
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Summary: Reports that "the Richmond papers are greatly troubled about the frequent military drillings of the negroes in that city."
Full Text of Article:

The Richmond papers are greatly troubled about the frequent military drillings of the negroes in that city. They say that the respectable portion of the resident negroes take no part in the proceedings, but strongly disapprove of them, and that those are for the most part vagrants. One evening last week, a negro Convention or mass-meeting was held on Navy Hill, to take into consideration "the subject of their grievances." A paper addressed to General Terry, was adopted setting forth that they cannot obtain justice in the city courts, and from the police.

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Local News--Wesleyan Female Institute
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Summary: Rev. William Harris was recently elected by the trustees of the Institute to replace Rev. W. S. Baird.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Wm. Harris, Rev. W. S. Baird, Rev. Benj. Arbogast)
[No Title]
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Summary: J. M. McCue recommends hourly spoonfuls of lemon juice to cure rheumatism, a treatment prescribed by a doctor in Nova Scotia.
(Names in announcement: J. M. McCue)
Trailer: J. M. McCue
The American Hotel
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Summary: "Observer" praises the American Hotel and the management of Col. Charles O'Ferrall.
(Names in announcement: Col. Charles T. O'Ferrall)
Trailer: Observer
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Summary: Millie Bruce and George Harper were married on July 19 by Rev. William E. Baker.
(Names in announcement: George K. Harper, Millie S. Bruce, Rev. Wm. E. Baker)

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