Staunton Spectator: November 13, 1866Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 01)Summary: Offers brief accounts of the election results throughout the country and takes special pleasure from the results in Maryland, arguing that the state has been "'redeemed, regenerated and disenthralled' from the political bondage imposed by the Radicals.The Maryland Elections
(Column 02)Summary: Hails the results of recent elections in Maryland, where the Radicals were bested, as "the joy of the season," and opines that "the day of retribution has now come!"Death of the Odious Amendment
(Column 03)Summary: Suggests that the recent elections in Delaware and Maryland will help spell the doom of the Constitutional Amendment, since those states are likely to side with the ten states currently excluded from Congress.[No Title]
(Column 03)Summary: Reports that "President Johnson has given $1,000 to the fund for the education of negro children in Charleston."
(Column 01)Summary: Reports that Rockbridge county residents recently overwhelmingly approved a tax that would subscribe $100,000 to the construction of the Valley Railroad and encourages Augusta residents to do the same.Local News
(Column 01)Summary: A. J. Turner has replaced the recently deceased William Graham as Professor of Music at the Institution for the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind.Local News--Healthfulness of Staunton
(Names in announcement: A. J. Turner, Wm. C. Graham)
(Column 01)Summary: Claims that Staunton's "remarkable" healthfulness has made some "citizens negligent of all sanitary provisions," which may have contributed to a recent spate of deaths in the county.Local News--Circuit Court
(Column 01)Summary: A brief summary of the criminal cases tried in the local circuit court last week.Local News--Lectures
(Names in announcement: Reuben Hill, Jas. Burgy, Wm. C. Gordon, Geo. C. Hawpe, Jennie Bontz, Abraham Golladay)
(Column 01)Summary: Recommends drawing more lecturers to Staunton and, referring to the popularity of a recent circus, encourages local citizens to "establish the fact that they appreciate eloquence and reason more highly than the senseless tricks of the juggler."To the Mayor and Common Council
(Column 02)Summary: "Medicus" recommends a board of inspection be formed at once to investigate recent cases of diarrhea and cholera morbus in the county.
Trailer: MedicusBlood Will Tell
(Column 03)Summary: Claims that "wherever there is even the least Southern blood in the veins of the people, as in Delaware and Maryland, the radicals are unsuccessful" and suggests that, although "fanaticism rules the present hour," ultimately, "white men will stand by white men."
Origin of Article: DispatchMarriages
(Column 04)Summary: John Bosworth and Mattie Dold were married at the home of the bride's father near Fishersville by Rev. W. R. Stringer.Marriages
(Names in announcement: Rev. W. R. Stringer, Dr. John W. Bosworth, Mattie E. Dold)
(Column 04)Summary: Amanda Whitesell and Abner Arnold were married on November 8 by Rev. J. E. Armstrong.
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. E. Armstrong, Abner A. Arnold, Amanda V. Whitesell)