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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 February 1870

Volume XLVII. PUBLISHEDEVERY TUESDAY MOBNIHG BY Richard ""* Subscription rates. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. I % mO -' H£ « » '" " " " 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will bo made as follows :-K payments be delayed for three months, an addition ol 121 per Tend, will be charged j if for 6 months, 25 per cent ■ and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. mm. The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at tbe option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages De paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, "or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Unless the number of insertions be aiaked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged ace?™" 1 *, 1 ?- -fgf Obituaries, Announcements of Candiaaies for Office, Commun...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 February 1870

Tuesdaf}> February 1,1870. The Legislature of this State will convene on Tuesday next, February the Bth, in accordance wi}h the proclamation of Gov. Walker issued on the 27th ult. .-«-. In the Union—Taken In. - How do you feci since the State has been readmitted into the Union ? Feel that we have been taken in, but, in the lingo of the "man and brother," "we'll not take on much 'bout it."' We will not shed unavailing tears over spilt milk, but wiil labor to make tbe Radical party "kick the bucket.'' 1 They have "added insult to injury," and the injury inflicted will be forgiven sooner than the insult wantonly offered. A few days since, we asked an honest Hibernian if he felt any better since the State was admitted. "Divil a bit" said he, "7 don't like the way 'twas done !" He struck the key-note of popular sentiment. Our people "don't like the way 'twas done." They desired the admission of the State, but de.-ied her to be admitted as the equal of any other State. They wil...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 February 1870

Subscribe for the "Hop of Bethany Green." Pete is coming. Look out. Subscribers to the Spectator, who are more than twelve months in arrears, wil] be notified of their indebtedness, by ticket on their paper, between this time and the firstof March next.' '—•-•- __ We woul d call the attention of Postmasters on the route from Staunton to Lewisburg, to the fact that there is complaint of irregularity in the mails on that route. . We had the pleasure of adding a number of new subscribers the past week. No man in this or the surrounding counties should be without the Spectator. A petition will be forwarded to" the department for the ro-establishment of the postoffice at Clmo's Mill, discontinued because no one could be found who would incur the trouble of attending to the duties of the office. Mrs. Golladay at the toil-gate will act as post-mistress. It will be a great convenience to a large scope of country. —i — • ■ . ■ We are pleased to learn that Rockingham farmers find it to their ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 February 1870

From Grave to Gay. Little they know, or even think, Of the work there is in shedding ink By the busy wielders of pencil and pert— Generally known as newspaper men— Who must be ready night and day, 'Brief Jottings,* 'In Gen'ral.' 'Spice of Life, "Variations." and rumors rife, "Saturday Notes," and Sunday news, "All sorts of paragraphs to amuse. Market Reports, and marine disasters, Puff., of pills and patent plasters; Now at the theatre in white cravat, Claw-hammer coat and opera hat; Tnen to the prize-ring, where you write Sickening details of a bloody fightBack to town, jii3t in time To report the sermon of some divine; Steamboat collisions, smash up of trains, Election returns to bother your brains. Agents dramatic, with long-winded story, To write op his star to theatrical glory. D. :vths and marriages, murders, and rows, Balls and parties, minstrel shows. Stock specului ions, bubbles of air, Tossed about by bull and bear: Praising the limb in the dancer's pose. And next the calv...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 February 1870

Volume XLVII. ffiatttttfitt^grttefor. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Richard Mauzy &\S?2I~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " G mo., 1.85, " v ~ ' 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to tha above -barges will be made as follows :-If payments be delayed for three months, an addition ot izt per cent, will be charged; if for 6 months, 2o per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 50 percent. *Mr The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. . _. ~ •. &&- Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages he paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, r or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent m.artion. Unless the number of insertions be aiaked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid a...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 February 1870

Staunton gperiater. Tuesday, February 8,1870. The Political Action of the South. The French Courrier dcs Etats- Urn's is discussing the probable course of the South and its relations to the parties of the North. It conceives that the South will hold the balance of power and be able to decide the party conflicts of tho Union. This supposition takes lor granted that all the Southern States will be a unit. This will depend on circumstances—but the probabilities *re in favor of such a result. The Courrier i roceeds to consider what will be the policy of the South. It thinks there would be no difficulty in answering, if the questions of to-day and those soon to arise were the same which fomented the antagonisms and inflamed the hate of the past. But most of the questions which led to discord heretofore are finally settled, and sentiment cannot long hold out against interest. That which the South has now to consider is, not how it may avenge the wrongs of the past and revive abolished ins...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 February 1870

Bishop Whittle preached in the Episcopal Church of this place on last Sabbath. The members of the "Augusta Academy of Medicine" are requested to attend the next regular meeting on Friday next EXODUS. The exodus of the colored population continues. By the train of yesterday morning quite a number left. We understand that there were fifty-odd in that party, nearly half of them women, and that more will go in a short time. Wanted—Several live men to sell Wheeler & Wilson's Sewing Machines, either by rail or from wagons. Liberal percentage will be paid Wagons furnished to all agents free of charge. Peterson & Carpenter, 214 West Baltimore street, Baltimore, Md. j25-4t The Revival in the Southern Methodist Church in this place still continues with unabated interest. The house is filled every night, and the altar is crowded nightly with penitents.— Nine persons joined the Church on last Sunday morning. .-•-. On Saturday last, there were seven individuals, charged w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 February 1870

The Worn-out Font of Type. I'm sitting by my case, George; Before mo on the floor There lies a worn-out font of typo, Full twenty thousand score. And many months have passed, George, Since they were bright and new, And many are the tales they told— The false, the strange, the true. What tales of horror they have told, Of tempest and of wreck ; Of murder in the midnight hour, Of war full many a "Speck!" Of ships that lost away at sea Went down before the blast; Of stifled cries of agony As life's last moments passed 1 Of earthquakes and of suicides, Of failing crops of cotton, Of bank defaulters, broken banks, And banking systems rotten ; Of boilers bursting, steamboats snagged, Of riots, duels fought, Of robbors with their prey escaped, Of thieves and booty caught. Of flood, and fire, and accident, Those worn-out types have told ; And how the pestilence has swept The youthful and the old ; Of marriages, of births and deaths; Of things to please or vex us ; Of one man's jumping overb...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 February 1870

Volume XLVII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Ri.ch.ard M^^y^&J^Si^ " sußsuMFnl)irßATis7~ Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, M " „ *« 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to theabove charges will be made as Allows :-Jf payments be dflayed for three months an 121 per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, Jo per rent ■ and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. The rati* in currency will be changed fro>Vime to time as the price of specie may me ° r S-' Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages t>e paid. ADVERTISING RATES. » A.DWRTISKMEXTS will be inserted at the rate or One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or lest, 'or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent m,ertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will bo published until forbid and charged accordingly. #»- Obituaries, Announcements of L...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 February 1870

Tuesday, February 15,1870. Judiciary System—Mr. Stuart's Suggestions. A lawyer from another county having reque&teillan. JuiLJL Stuart to give bim-his-views in reference to the Judiciary system which should be adopted by the Legislature, Mr. Stuart, in compliance therewith, wrote him a letter containing "suggestions of a plan for a ju-, diciary system for Virginia," which letter that gentleman sen 1 . Io the Editor of the Richmond Whig for publication, aDd it appeared in last Saturday's issue of that journal. We have not the space to publish it this week, and must content ourself at this time with only a brief reference to it The strong, common-sense views presented in this letter cannot fail to impress favorably the minds of the members of the Legislature. The chief evil in the old system was "vexatious delay in the dispensation of justice," and that evil was caused by having "too many courts possessing concurrent jurisdiction in regard to common law, chancery and crimi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 February 1870

Dr. Sampsou's interesting lecture on "Jerusalem' iuthe Baptist Church of this place on. Friday night last was well attended. ■ Maj. J. m, .Newton calls the attention of the ladies to the fact that be is agent for the sale of the "Weed Sewing Machine. See his adv. We have a number of communications on band which ive will publish as soon as we can sparethe spact? lor them. We crave the patience of. our contributors. ... .c _ ! We invite attention to a list of gratifying testimonials of some of our citizensas to the skill and efficiency with, which Dr. Rendall has re-' moved corns and bnniomtf '■- Algernon T. Maupin late Postmaster "ef this - place was arrested last week in Washington on a warrant issued by U. S. Commissioner Johnson charging him with .having embezzled $2,000 of j;te public funds. SKI 'J -.— • f fr m — I | \\ anted—Several live men to cell Wheeler s& Wilson's Sewing Machines, either by rail or from wagons. Liberal percentage will" be paid. Wagons furnished ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 February 1870

The Skatist. Behold her easj. graceful swing, Along the ice so smooth and cold, Laekward the winds her tresses fling, Ihe breath of Boreas, the bold. i' —* n ese days when "boughten hair' so closely resembles the genuine inherited article, it may be difficult to say "which is switch" but the above girl's tresses were her own.) Onward she glides with matchless grace, heeds the sharp and biting air, No "muslin roses" round her face. For Nature's own are blushing there. Her dainty little feet strapped fast To runners that so smoothly Whose polished steel, as she flies past, Gleams brightly o'er the frozen tide. (N. B.—We don't know the maker's name nor the price of those skates, but wo do know, although we aro rot going to toll, who put them on for her.) Here poetry, unwritten see In every motion of the maid. How charming, lithe and light is she. Upon her sharp and ringing blade. Oh, beauteous girl, come back, come back ! I hear the murmur and the "click" Of runners gliding o'er the tr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 February 1870

Volume XLVII. TUESDAY MOSHIKG BY Richard MJauzy & rates Advance Payments. b*or 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. '•' Ohio., 1.85, 4i 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will he made as follows :-If payments be delayed for three months, an addition oi Ui per cent, will he charged ;if for 6 months, per cent; and if for 12 months, 50 percent. m- The rates in currency will be changed >romtime to time as the price of specie may rise ° r par Suhscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages oe paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will he inserted at the rate -ji'One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, 'or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Unless tho number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications calli...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 February 1870

Staunton Jlpriatflr. Tuesday, February 22, 1870. Geo. Peabody. On Friday, the last funeral honors were rendered in Baltimore to the memory of Geo. Pea body. The Bait. Gazelle says that a large, appreciative and sympathetic audience completely filled the grand hall of the Peabody Institute A solemn and beautiful dirge inaugurated the proceedings, and was followed by an appropriate prayer from the Right Reverend Bishop Whittingham. An oration was then delivered by S. Teackle Wallis, Esq. To say that it was altogether worthy of the occasion and of the man whose fame it was intended to commemorate, would be to do it but scant justice. It was a candid and searching review of Mr. Peabody's life and character, interwoven with a brilliant disquisition on human weaknesses and temptations, and the trials and nobler rewards of life. It was as graceful and eloquent in language as it was lofty and true in sentiment. No justcr or grander tribute has, within our knowledge, been paid to any man of ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 February 1870

"East Side will appear in our next issue. We learn that Mr. Richard Summerson has sold his farm, two and a half miles from Staunton, for the sum of $21,000. J- W. Todd & Co., have established a Family Grocery Store in this place, at Burwell's corner. See advertisement ■»■ Should the weather continue as cold for a few days more as it has been the last day or two, our tzens can supply themselves with good ice. Interesting meetings ure now being held in the Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg by the Pastor Rev. Mr. Lacy, assisted by Rev. S. R. Houston ■ ■ i To-day, the anniversary of the birth of the "Father of his country," the President will issue his proclamation declaring the ratification of the 15th amendment. ■> > • In the recent revival meetings held in the M. E. Church South in Martinsburg, Rev. Jno. L. Clarke, Pastor in charge, there were about 70 conversions with about fifty accessions to the church. ~»- The Ladies of the Episcopal Church will o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 February 1870

Three things to womankind belong, This universe of ours all over; And from their use, or right or wrong. Not all the universe may-move ■—h ~- '■ The first, to tease her faithful lover; The second, to coquette; the third— And that which off nest we discoverTo arguejioints the most absurd, 1 And, right or wrong, to have the latest word, I I ~ -, ' MY FIRST. When I was about fifteen I was the most bashful sprig that ever tried to shave. I nerer dared to meet a girl in the road, but would always get over the fence aud go through the field half a mile out of the way to get past one. I remember once when a couple or girls were visiting my sister, Em. and Julia, during a summer vacation, I went a whole week without a regular mca!, and would have starveu to death had I no; stolen in through the back way and hooked me and cake out of the pantry when the girls were in the front room. Now there was one neat little bonnet-holder in our neighborhood, about my own age, to whom I was drawn in spit...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 March 1870

Volume XLVII. PUBLIsSS) EVEBY TUESDAY MOBWIHG BY &js£l~ "~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payment!, for 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " " " !' v - 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payment!. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows :-If paymeft? be delayed for three months, an addition ot lit per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent.; and if for 12 months, 50 percent. p&- The rates in currency will be cnangea from time to time as the price of specie may rise ZZT Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. A-DVFBtisements will be inserted at the rate jx One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, '••-or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent mr_rtion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. #_?- Obituaries, Announcements of C...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 March 1870

Tuesday, March 1,1870. Railroad Meeting.—The citizens of East Rockingham and East Augusta who are interested in the early construction of the Page Valley Railroad are earnestly requested to meet at Mt. Vernon Forge, on SATURDAY THE 2GTIIDAVOF MARCH, at 10 o'clock, A. If., to consider the questions of vital importance to those sections cf our counties. Addresses will be delivered on the occasion. —— Hii' 1 On Thursday last, Gov. Walker appointed Judge Wm. J. Robertson, of Albemarle; Patrick Henry Ayiett, of Richmond, and Major W. T. Sutherlin, of Danville, commissioners on the part of tho State of Virginia to meet commissioners of West Virginia for the purpeso of settling the indebtedness of the latter to the former. Two Letters About StaantoiL The last issue of the Piedf&ini Intelligencer, published at Charlottesville, contains two letter?, by different correspondents, from Staunton. These letters show how differently two persons may speak of the same place. The one sign...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 March 1870

Staunton ggjdator. A post-office has been established atCline's Mills, in this county, and Mrs. Paulino Golladny appointed postmistress. -,«. Last week Samuel Driver caught an otter with a trap on Middle Biver near Swoope's Depot.— These animals are becoming rare in this country. ... The farm of Joseph Earmon,dec'd, containing 100 acres, near Bockland mills in this county, was sold on the 22nd of Feb., by H. Parker, auctioneer, at $o0 per acre—Samuel Carroll, purchaser. ~+ . . , Yesterday being County-Court day, there were many persons in town, and we are pleased to say that, notwithstanding the hard times, a considerable number availed themselves of the opportunity to pay their subscriptions to the Spertator. _— The Aldine Press—A surpassingly beautiful specimen of typographical skill —a Monthly in magazine form but newspaper size, cont»ining twelve pages of choice reading and the finest cuts. Published by Sutton, Bowne & Co. 23 Liberty street, Nevv York. . .* — On yest...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 March 1870

The Right to Growl. Will some one solve the question, why JS o philosophic owl, In all that's writ of human rights, Has named the Right to Growl ? The right of each, in his own way, To show his discontent Is "natural and inherent sure, And quite "self evident." Why, even the cur you pat or kick, If he doesn't like it quite. May growi'; and there's no decent dog But would .-ustain his right. And sure the right a dog enjoys The meanest man may claim. If liberty is anything More than an empty name. When things don't suit, and one can't find A reason that is pat, And <au do nothing but to growl. Why shouldn't he do that? And if one's lot, is hard to bear, Even through his own defect, Growling may keep his spirits up, And save his self-respect! Who knows what growling saves the state? Steam's harmless that has vent; But close the valve and feed the fire, And see how things are rent! Ay, let Americans respec, The sacred right to growl; For if the poor might growl no more Then s...

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