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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 2 May 1871

ptatmtfltt Syutofor. r "worth Knowing.—lf our lady readers wish | to keep a bouquet fresh, let them drop ateaspoonL nl of powdered charcoal into the water intended I or the flower-stalks, and they will keep their 'freshness and perfume for several days, and ' look and smell the same as those just gathered. — """« Little Corporal for May is an excelXi - Ml of pleasing and instructive lent number, . -« and girls, and older peoreading matter for bo>~ Terms, $1.50 a pie who have young heart 3. _- v.„ ft _ d year. Send stamp for specimen nurn__. premium list to John E. Miller, publisher, Chicago, 111. The young ladies of the Wesleyan Female Institute gave a Soiree on last Friday night. The audience in attendance was quite large and all seemed to be delighted with the entertainment. All the young ladies who took part in the concert performed their parts so well that we will not attempt to draw invidious distinctions. Frizzed hair, hanging low over the forehead, is no longer wor...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 2 May 1871

The Devil and the Lawyers. The* Devil came to the earth one day, And unto a court-house wended his way, Just as an attorney with very grave face, Was proceeding to argue the points in a case. Now a lawyer'his majesty never had seen, For to his-dominions none ever had been ; And he felt very curious tho reason to know, Why none had been sent to the regions below. 'Twas the fault of his agents, his majesty tho't, Why none of theso lawyers had never been caught; And for his own pleasure he had a desire, To come to tho earth and the reason inquire. Well, the lawyer who rose with visage so grave, Made out his opponent a consummate knave ; And the Devil was greatly amused, To hear the attorney so greatly abused. As soon as the speaker had come to a close, The counsel opposing then fiercely arose, And heaped such abuse on the head of the first, As made him a villian, of all men the worst. Thus they quarreled, contended, and argued so long, 'Twas hard to determine the one that was wrong; An...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 May 1871

Volume XLVIII. eiJß_lS____D~-SVERY TUESDAY MOBNING BY Rioliard Maai__yj&jDo^ For 1 yr $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For 6 mo. 1.50 » For 3 mo. 85 Read This ! _S» To any one who will send us two new subscribers and six dollars, we will send the Spectator for one year gratis. To such as may send us five or more advanceDay ing subscribers, we will allow a commission of 25 per cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advfrt.-EMENTS 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 insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. «_g- Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications calling upon, Advocating or Oppoiing Candidates, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 May 1871

Tuesday, May 9, 1871. The war in France. The siege of Paris makes but slow progress, and the accounts have assumed an air of monotony. Again, to-day, there is no event of any special importance reported. Fort DTssy is said to be a heap of ruins, yet it is still held by the Communists, who are entrenching under a perfect hail of projectiles from the Vereaillist batteries, to which they return a slow fire. The other forts of the insurgents are constantly bombarded by the Versailles batteries, but with no results of consequence. The loss of the insurgents within the past week, in killed, wounded and prisoners, has been two thousand. General Rossel is said to have been wounded in the shoulder. Tbe Prussians have ejected the National Guards from Vincennes, and conducted them nearly to the city gates. They took possession of all their ammunition. Some uneasiness had been caused at Versailles in consequence of the permission, by tho PraetuuM, of i ions to enter Paris. The bearer of ■ flag ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 May 1871

Staunton gg<ttatorT are authorizad to announce George A. Bagby as a candidate for the office of Constable for the City of Staunton. tde —. .-#-• 1 Lexington Presbytery.—This .body has Deen in session at the Presbyterian church in Harrisonburg since Wednesday evening last. A number of eminent ministers and lay delegates are in attendance. New Dress.—The Fredericksburg News comes to us in a bran new dress and very much improved in typographical appearance. If it were possible for such a thing to be, we would also cay that it was improved in the character of the mattter it contains; at any rate, it reads better and presents a much handsomer appearance. We are indebted to the committee of invitatation of the Philanthropic Society of Hampden Sidney College for an invitation to attend their anniversary celebration on Wednesday.evening, June 14th. Mr. J. B. Morton, of Va., will be the recipient of the best speaker's medal; J. B. Morton,', of Va., final orator; B. E. Goode .and A...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 May 1871

"JONES." The following little story, with its moral, tho' written for tbe Macon (Ga.) Telegraph, is quite too good to be enjoyed by the farmers of Georgia alone: I knew a man and he lived in Jones — Which Jones is a county of red hills and stones, And he lived pretty much by getting of loans, And his mules were nothing but skin and bones, And his hogs were flat as his corn-bread pones, And he had 'bout a thousand acres of land. This man—and his name was also Jones— He swore that he'd leave them old red hills and stones, For he couldn't make nothin' but yellowish cotton, And little of that, for his fences were rotten; And what little cotton he had, that was bou'ten, And he couldn't get a living from the land. And the longer he swore the madder he got, And he rose and he walked to the stable lot, And he hallooed to Tom to come there and hitch, For to emigrate somewhere where the land was rich, And to quit raising cock-burs, thistles and sich And wasting their time on barren land. So h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 May 1871

Volume XLVIII. fu_LW_l--o~Ev_]_Y TUESDAY MORNTHG BY Richard Mauzyj&jDo^ For 1 yr. $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For . mo. 1.50 " For 3 mo. 85 Read This ! To any one who will send us two new subscribers and six dollars, we will send the Spectator for one year gratis. To such as may send us five or more advancenavinc subscribers, we will allow a commission of 25 per cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending t Sr Subscription, will not be discontinued, except at the option of tha Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. A.dvfrtisements will be inserted at the rate ut One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, r or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked. upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications calling upon, Advocating or Opposing Candidates, and all...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 May 1871

Staunton .SprtatorJ Tussd^y^^^oTisYiT Eligibility to Oflice. As the season for selecting candidates for public positions approaches, the attention of the public is called through the press to the merits of a large number of estimable gentlemen, without reference to the question, whether they are eligible or not. It is a matter of great importance that no mistakes should be made on this point. It is important to the public, that the offices should not be kept vacant by electing ineligible parties ; and it is important to candidates that they should not subject themselves to penalties, by taking offices, which they are constitutionally incompetent to hold. An idea seems to prevail that persons disqualified by the 14th amendment are eligible to the Legislature—indeed the judiciary committee of the Senate so reported. We wish it was so, but we fear it is not and that reference was not had to the Act of Congress admitting Virginia. That Act, approved January 26th, 1870, contains some pro...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 May 1871

ggeriator. _7__f-We are authorizsd to announce Georoe A Bagby as a candidate for the oflice of Constable for the City of Staunton. tde j2_S~ To the Voters of North River Townchip.—l hereby announce myself a candidate for the oflice of Assessor of North River Township. • J. Hatch Stover. _2_T- We are authorized to announce P. H. Wheeler a candidate for re-election to the office of Assessor of North River Township. mayl2-2t _____ . Mrs. K. M. Kelley will have her opening of Spring and Summer bonnets and hats on next Friday. See advertisement. The Greenbrier Independent has been enlarged. We congratulate its proprietor on his prosperity and hope it will continue to increase. The Independent is a good journal and is worthy of a liberal patronage which we hope it will receive in increased proportions in the future. A Canada man "April-fooled" his butcher by paying a debt nineteen years old. The butcher is waiting for several others to do the same.— Exchange. The first man that fools us i...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 May 1871

[From tha Spirit of Jefferson. The General Mnster. "Tis ni on thirty yers ago, _ When the blume it hung in clusters, Fragrent trom each locus bou We tended Ginral Musters. For miles around the soverins corned, In long tail bleus or duster; Roundabouts and stove pipe hats Tco tend the Ginral Muster. Sum in gigs and sum in carts, Sum hobbled oar the stonses; And sum on prancin critters rid, A joslin uv thar boaneses. Potomack sont her men uv green— By jing they al ware rippers! And long Joe Packett did command With skill the Wizzard-elippers. The Armry Gayrds corned up the pike, Martshin in playtoonses; _ And neth Sick Semper Tierams rid, Baylor's Lite Draygoonses. Country born—and naterhzed — From the bancks of Shannon, The Town Artillurre scorted in With sords instid of cannon. Like bowed-necked hosses up the street, With napsacks same nor peddler— A drumin and a fifein, too, Martshed Cunningham and Medler. On prancin roan our Kurnel sot; Goodsooth he wuz a busterWen with his rigerm...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 23 May 1871

Volume XLVIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Hicliard Maiizyj&jOou^ ........gjjjuKHtfjpnoj- RATES. For 1 yr. $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For 6 mo. 1.50 " " " For 3 mo. 85 " Read This ! ■__, To any one who will send us two new subscribers and six dollars, we will send the Spectator for one year gratis. To such as may send us five or more advancepaying subscribers, we will allow a commission of 25 per cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending them. _■'-'_, A - j /K_r* Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. ___>vb"RTW»»»ientß will be inserted at the rate 4/_ 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 maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. £__- Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates f...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 23 May 1871

gtaftm ggyfator. Tuesday, May 23, 1871. Practical Suggestions. It will readily be admitted by every well-in-formed person, that the chief source of the wealth and prosperity of New England, is her manufactures. We believe that the statistical tables will show, that New England does not produce, either bread or meat in sufficient quantities to sustain her population. Her soil is so sterile, that labor applied to agriculture is unprofitable. She, therefore, wisely turns her industry into other channels—mainly, to manufactures. She buys her food from other States, and she is, in large measure indebted to other States, for the raw material which she works up into her various fabrios. She incorporates her skill and labor, with the raw material, and sells the product, at a large advance and thus gets the highest price for her labor and skill. Labor and skill are, indeed, the principal commodities she has to sell. She buys her bread from the West—her cotton from the South—her iron and coal...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 23 May 1871

£jtdator. /ZS_~ We are authorized to announce George A. Bagby as a candidate for the office of Constable for the City of Staunton. tde .#_©- To thk Voters of .North River Township.— I hereby announce myself a candidate for the office of Assessor of North River Township. * J. Hatch Stover. %&- We are authorized to announce P. H. Wheeler a candidate for re-election to the office of Assessor of North River Township. mayT2-2t ______ _S_?- Richardson, who keeps in the new building corner of Main and Augusta streets, sells cheap groceries and pays good prices for Flour and Produce. Be sure to call on him. Remember the place—opposite Spitler & Hunter and H. A Glenn & Co. . . . . For tricks that are cool, And Soda that is free, Call at Dr. Reese & Cos., And see the Chinee. —. »♦-. i . The ladies of the Presbyterian congregation of this place will have their annual Fair at the Town-hall, commencing on Wednesday, the 31st inst., and continuing T...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 23 May 1871

The Hale that stood on a Steamboat Deck. [NOT BY BRET HARTE.] The mule stood on a steamboat deck, The land he would not tread; They pulled the halter round his neck, And cracked him o'er the head. Yet firm and steadfast there he stood As though formed for to rule; A critter of heroic blood Was that there cussed mule. They cussed and swore! he would not go, Until he felt inclined; And though they showered blow on blow, He wouldn't change his mind. The deck hands to the shore then cried, "This here mule's bound to stay," And siill upon the critter's hide With lash they fired away. His master from the shore replied — "The boat's about to sail, And every other means you've tried, Suppose you twist his tail I" "It's likely that will make him land." The deck man brave though pale Approached him with his outstretched hand To twist that there mule's tail. There came a sudden kick behind! The man—oh ! whero was he? Ask of the softly blowing wind, The fishes in the sea! For a moment there was...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 30 May 1871

Volume XLVIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Richard Mauzy <&JDo^ _ "gugscßiptlON RATES. For 1 yr $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For o mo. 1.50 [[ " " „ For 3 mo. 85 Read This ! _©, To any one who will send us two new subscribers and six dollars, we will send the Spectator for one year gratis. To such as may send us five or more advanccpavinff subscribers, we will allow a commission if 25 par cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending taW Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. A-DV-RTlsements will bo inserted at the rate jr One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, 'or the first and 50 cents for each subsequent in__rtion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. • Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for OJJIes Communications calling upon, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 30 May 1871

Tuesday, May 30, 1871. Error Corrected. We were surprised to see it anneunced in several of the Richmond papers that the Radicals had at the recent election, carried a majority of tbe Common Council of Staunton. — We avail ourselves of the first opportunity to correct this misrepresentation. There was no Radical ticket before the people, and politics were in no wise involved in the contest. The election turned purely on local questions of taxation and expenditure. Politics had nothing to do with it. We feel that this explanation is due to our community and to the respectable gentlemen who have been misrepresented. Ministers Salaries. There is no one subject on which the people generally manifest more reprehensible negligence, than in the payment of ministers salaries. Congregations often call ministers to officiate for them, promising them a reasonable support for themselves and their families, but when pay-day comes, they are in default. People act as if they thought ministers and ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 30 May 1871

Stanton &jMtertar. Cool—Taylor and Kinney's ice-cream. If you don't believe us, try it. .. * Correction.—ln the 2nd line of the Bth paragraph of the communication signed "sufferer," published last week, the word "conclusively" should have been printed "convulsively." Messrs. Burke & O'Toole are running a daily line of hacks between Staunton and Harrisonburg, making connection with the regular mail trains at both places. , . .. Mr. Henry P. Cease will accept our thanks for an ice-cream treat. Mr. Cease has built an additional room to his store and fitted it up expressly for an ice-cream saloon, to which he invites all his friends. . •. ■ The Southern Pantomime Troupe, composed of Deaf-mutes, will give two of their highly entertaining exhibitions at the Town-hall, on Thursday and Friday nights, June the Bth and 9th. The Blind Band will also play en these occasions. Ladies' Fair.—The ladies of the Presbyterian church are energetically preparing for their annual ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 30 May 1871

It Sever Pays. It never pays to fret and growl When fortune seems our foe; The better Dred will push ahead And strike the braver blow. For luck is work. And those who drink Should not lament their doom ; But yield the play, And clear the way, That better men have room. It never pays to foster pride, And squander wealth in show; For friends thus won are sure to run In times of want or woe. The noblest worth Of all the earth Are gems of heart and brain, A conscience clear, A household dear, And hands without a stain. It never pays to hate a foe, Or cater to a friend; To fawn and whine, much loss repine, To borrow or to lend. The faults of men Are fewer when Each rows his own canoe; For feuds and debts And pampered pets Unbounded mischief brew. It never pays to wreck the health In drudging after <*am: And he is sold who thinks that gold Is cheaply bought with pain. A humble lot, A cosy cot, Have tempted even kings, For station high That wealth will buy, Not of contentment br...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 13 June 1871

Volume XLVIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY _Ric__ard Maiizyj^Oo. " '^''"'sUBSCRIP^TIdirR'AT^sT^ For 1 yr. $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For 6 mo. 1.50 " M w „ For 3 mo. 85 Read Tbis ! ___ To any one who willsend us two new subscribers and six dollars, we will send the Spectator for one year gratis. To such as may send us five or more advancepaying subscribers, we will allow a commission of 25 per cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending -5_T- Subscriptions will not be discontinued, •except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be 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 inUnless the number of insertions be maked'upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. __r- Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications calling upon, Advocating or Oppos...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 13 June 1871

Tuesday, June 13, 1871. A Great Mistake. Some of the papers of the North, among them the N. Y. Herald, seem to think that the South will decline to co-operate in the next Presidential election with the Democratic party of the North upon the basis of the platforms recently adopted in Pennsylvania and Ohio. This is a great mistake, for, as the Richmond Enquirer says, "the South will follow wherever the Democratic party of the North leads. It is obliged to do so. It cannot act with the Republican party. It recognizes in the Republican party the author of all its suffering and all its humiliation. It recognizes in the Democratic party a host of friends at the North who are anxious to ameliorate our condition and to restore us to our privileges and rights in the Union. The one party is the patron and backer of the negroes of the South; the other sympathizes with and wishes to help the white race of the South. It is for the Northern Democracy, therefore, to ascertain and to determine how ...

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