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Valley Virginian: November 10, 1870

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Plan of Organization for the Formation and Distribution of a Relief Fund for the Sufferers from the Late Flood
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Summary: Directive calling for relief committees to be formed in each county. They will collect money to aid flood victims and forward it to the governor for distribution. Clergy are also called upon to contribute.

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The Latest News--The Elections
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Summary: The paper reports that Col. Reynolds, Independent Conservative, won Augusta County in the race for congress from the 6th district. It appears that Judge Harris, conservative nominee, will win, however, after gaining strong majorities in the other counties making up the district.

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Summary: The paper announces the death of John Fields, father-in-law of William Milnes. Fields died on Tuesday at the Shenandoah Iron Works. He was a Pennsylvania native, but moved to Virginia after the war. "By his enterprise, industry and good management he accumulated much wealth."
(Names in announcement: John Fields, William Milnes)
The Circuit Court
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Summary: Judge William McLaughlan is presiding over the term of the circuit court now in session in Staunton. The paper praises his work.
(Names in announcement: William McLaughlan)
The New Telegraph Company
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Summary: James E. Norris, agent of the Valley's new telegraph company, has been in Staunton discussing the advantages of the new service. It will lower telegraph costs, link Staunton to other Valley towns, and open a link with nearby markets at Washington and elsewhere. "We propose to Bulletin the markets and foreign and domestic news that are important and liable to fluctuate any market daily, so that commission merchants, cattle deals, and etc., can obtain every market promptly without waiting for the newspapers, free of charge. We also propose to quote stocks and gold every day, or as often as required, free."
(Names in announcement: James E. Norris)
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Summary: Dr. McD. Gold of Augusta and Miss Emma Hamilton, daughter of John W. Hamilton, were married on November 2nd at the residence of the bride's father in Rockbridge County by the Rev. J. B. Kirkpatrick.
(Names in announcement: Dr. McD. Gold, Emma Hamilton, John W. Hamilton, Rev. J. B. Kirkpatrick)
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Summary: David W. Hanger and Miss Sallie A. Crawford, daughter of James Crawford of Augusta, were married on November 1st at Mt. Pleasant at the residence of the bride's father by the Rev. Dr. Handy.
(Names in announcement: David W. Hanger, Sallie A. Crawford, James Crawford, Rev. Handy)
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Summary: T. Marion Rosenbaum of Smythe County and Miss Nanie V. Bane, daughter of George B. Bane of Montgomery County, were married in Mt. Tabor Church, Augusta County, on October 26th by the Rev. A. A. J. Bushong.
(Names in announcement: T. Marion Rosenbaum, Nanie V. Bane, George B. Bane, Rev. A. A. J. Bushong)
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Summary: Mrs. Margaret Vines died in Greenville on October 23rd.
(Names in announcement: Margaret Vines)

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