Valley Virginian: January 30, 1867Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 02)Summary: The paper reports that Secretary of State Seward encouraged delegates from Arkansas in their opposition to the constitutional amendment and expressed the belief that their rights would be restored shortly.County Court--January Term
(Column 03)Summary: The January Term of the County Court met, J. M. McCue presiding. J. C. Wheat and J. W. Baldwin renewed their bonds as Notaries Public. The estates of A. D. Chandler and Jacob Dull were entrusted to Samuel Paul for administration. Petitions were received from John Churchman and Chesley Kinney for changes of public roads. David Kerr, Simeon Koiner, and James W. Patterson were appointed road surveyors. Chesley Kenny's hotel license was transferred to J. A. Hefelfinger. Jack and Rebecca Walker, "colored," and Ella Zambro, white, were ordered to be bound out. R. G. Bickle and H. H. Peck were appointed to repair the Jail floor and purchase coal for the furnace. Thomas W. Shelton and James W. Cochran were exempted from paying erroneous taxes.
(Names in announcement: J. M. McCue, J. C. Wheat, J. W. Baldwin, A. D. Chandler, Jacob Dull, Samuel Paul, John Churchman, Chesley Kinney, David Kerr, Simeon Koiner, James W. Patterson, Chesley Kenny, J. A. Hefelfinger, Jack Walker, Rebecca Walker, Ella Zambro, R. G. Bickle, H. H. Peck, Thomas W. Shelton, James W. Cochran)
(Column 01)Summary: The paper suggests that "every citizen should lend his aid to inaugurate a custom of requiring a certificate of good character from every negro that shall make application for employment."[No Title]
(Column 01)Summary: The "sleighing in Staunton was heavy last week. Every body was out, at least those who could afford it, but a 'four in hand' turnout of the officers of the Federal Burial Corps beat them all."[No Title]
(Column 02)Summary: The paper addresses the "Women of Augusta:" "The graves of two thousand heroes lie neglected in our Cemetery. They died for you and yours. Are you working for the Fair and making the men work! Commence in time."[No Title]
(Column 02)Summary: Tom Burke, "colored," lost his house near the cemetery in a fire.
(Names in announcement: Tom Burke)