Staunton Spectator: October 30, 1866Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
True Policy of the South
(Column 02)Summary: Argues that by avoiding politics and instead working for the "material development of their section of country," Southerners can "become more prosperous and powerful than ever before," prompting a restoration of all of their "ancient rights and privileges."Secretary of War
(Column 03)Summary: Reports that Secretary of War Stanton will soon resign because he has been filling vacancies in the army without the knowledge or assent of President Johnson, which has reportedly made Johnson "very angry."[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: Reports that Wendell Phillips has called for a law prohibiting the Southern states from entering Congress until 1869 and for the impeachment of President Johnson as well.
(Column 01)Summary: The Staunton Thespian Society will give their first performance on November 2 at the town hall. The proceeds will go to the Ladies' Memorial Association.[No Title]
(Column 02)Summary: A circular from the county representative of the Freedmen's Bureau informing "colored males" that they are, in fact, obligated to pay county and state taxes.Marriages
(Column 03)Summary: Fannie Pence, of Rockingham, and Cyrus Killian, of Augusta were married on October 18 by Rev. T. D. Bell.Marriages
(Names in announcement: Rev. T. D. Bell, Cyrus W. Killian, Fannie F. Pence, Joshua Pence)
(Column 03)Summary: Jasper Huffman, of Barbour, and Mary Ruyan, of Augusta, were married at Lohanon White Sulphur Springs by Rev. H. A. Bovey.Deaths
(Names in announcement: Rev. H. A. Bovey, Jasper M. Huffman, Mary A. E. Ruyan)
(Column 03)Summary: A. D. Chandler, "an old and well-known citizen," died suddenly on October 26 of "neglected diarrhea and cholera morbus." He was 49.Deaths
(Names in announcement: A. D. Chandler)
(Column 03)Summary: George Stanton died suddenly on October 28 of "neglected diarrhea and cholera morbus." He was about 35 years old.
(Names in announcement: George W. Stanton)
(Column 02)Summary: The Charlottesville Chronicle responds to a recent letter in the Spectator which suggested that Staunton was far more bustling and busy than Charlottesville.
Origin of Article: Charlottesville Chronicle