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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 13 June 1871

S. H. Henkel, Dentist, has returned to his office in Staunton, and will cheerfully wait upon those desiring his services. — .-•-• We call attention to the advertisement of J. A. «_ Y. M. Bickle, who advertise to sell furniture a little cheaper than the cheapest. ! ...»-. Any one in search of a cool and delightful beverage, will find it at Dr. N. Wayt & Bro's Soda Fountain, Main street, 2 doors west of the First National Bank. . —»« In Charlottesville, on Thursday last, James Dean, a brakesman on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, while coupling the cars, had his arm caught between the bumpers Dy which it was broken. Mr. George A. Bagby, who was elected constable for the City of Staunton at the late election, has commenced the business of general collector, and will give prompt attention to all claims placed in his hands. .-#... . Mrs. Life near Waynesboro, has a white sparrow. The parents of this bird are of the usual color of sparrows, whereas this is as white ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 13 June 1871

A Woman _ Answer to a Man's Question. Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing Ever made by the Hand above? A woman's heart and a woman's life — And a woman's wonderful love ? Do you know you have asked for this priceless thing, As a child might ask for a toy? Demanding what others have died to win, With the reckless dash of a boy? You have written my lesson of duty out — Man-like have you quastioned me ? Now stand at the bar of my woman's soul, Until I shall question thee. You may require your mutton shall always be hot, Your socks and your shirt shall be whole; I require your heart to be true as God's stars, And pure as His Heaven your soul. You require a cook for your mutton and beef, I require a far greater thing ; A seamstress you're wanting for socks and for shirts, I look for a"man and king. A kinjf for the beautiful realm called home, Anaa man that the maker, God, Shall look upon as he did on the first And say "It is very good." I am fair and young, but the rose wi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 20 June 1871

Volume XLVIII. pImiSirEVERY TUESDAY HORNING BY Rioliard "SUBSCRIPTION RATES. For 1 vr. $3 in currency or equivalent in specie. For b mo. 1.50 or 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 26 per cent, on the subscriptions obtained, which may be retained by the persons sending them. _. . 35®- 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 _ i 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. j&f Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications calling upon, Advocating or Opposing...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 20 June 1871

Tuesday, June 20, 1871. Practical Views of the Situation. The Richmond Whig asserts that' 'our rights were lost by the war," and that, it is a "patent and stubborn fact that we have no rights, except those the military despotism of Washington may dole out to us. We are constantly reminded of the fact by being called on to be grateful for tbe amazing magnanimity exercised by the merciful conquerors in granting us any liberties—even "life itself. True, they accompany their mercies with insults and tortures, which make them rather curses than blessings. Bat these circumstances only serve to render more glaring and impressive the fact, that our rights, 60 called, as a free people, are gone;— This same misfortune has befallen many another nation. In our ease we have nothing to reproach ourselves for. Against great odds, we made a gallant d.fenco for the right. We lost, and must abido the result Like other people who have lost their liberties, we must strive to make the best we can of the...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 20 June 1871

%Mtaiuf. The Rev. Dr. Seiss of Philadelphia will preach in the Lutheran Church on Thursday and Friday night next ... The commissioner's sale advertised by Samuel Byers will take place on Saturday, July the Bth, instead of June the 24th, as published last week. See advertisement. .... 9 . The personal property advertised by J. A. Wilson, administrator of Wm. H. Bell, deed, to be sold on the 21th inst., has been postponeto the 19th of August. ■— The Baltimore Female College has conferred the degree of Artium Magistra on Mrs. Sarah C. Truehart, in charge of the department of Eistory and Literature in the Wesleyan Female Institute. __ It will be observed by reference to advertisement that the 'Crawford Springs" in this Coun r ty will be open for the reception of visitors on the Ist of July. The rates are low, and the waters are Sulphur, Chalybeate and Alum. ►♦-. "We acknowledge the receipt of invitations to attend the commencement exercises of the "Va. Military Institute," and the Ball ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 20 June 1871

One more Unfortunate. 1 saw her sitting by the door, One afternoon in Autumn ; The gleams of sunshine lingered where Her golden curls had caught 'em. The skiey radiance of her eyes Glittered with pearly showers, As when the fairies sprinkled dew, To crystalize the flowers. My heart was filled with grief to see So fair and sweet a maiden. In all that wealth of golden light. Weeping and sorrow-laden. I lingered there, unseen, to watch Her tears in anguish falling, Dreading to startle her, in midst Of sorrow so appalling. At last, I quietly approached, And stood in pity near her; Her bitter sadness made her seem More beautiful and dearer. "Tell me what troubles you V* I said; She turned her head to listen, And in the azure of her eyes 1 saw the tear drops glistan. Her glance toward me well repaid My heart its depth of feeling; And then she sadly made reply, "It's onions I am peelingf" Lunch for Humorists. —t i In dying Ruloff pst hia hand in hia pocket. In life he put his hand in other...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 June 1871

Volume XLVIII. fJW_» IVEEY TTTESDAY MOEITING BY Richard Maiizyj&^Oo. ''""~ BAT--- OF SUBSCRIPTION The subscription price of the Spectator is three dollars per annum, W it may be discharged by the payment of two dollars, if payment be made before or at the time the subscription for the year commences. To such as shall send us five new subscribers and $10, we will send the paper one year gratis. When payments are not made strictly in advance, the regular subscription price of three dollars will be charged. #_S~ 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 insertion. Unless the number of insertions be onaked upon the manusdript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcements of Caiultdates for Office, Communications callin...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 June 1871

Tuesday, Junel^llß7lT Payment of Small Bills. The New Rochette Pioneer well says that the payment of small bills, such as newspaper subscriptions, is a matter of more importance than is usually attached to it. There are not a few who, in times when business is a little depressed, and the prospects for the future seem more than usually unsettled, will hold on to their cash in hand, tell all the collectors who wait on them with overdue bills to "call again," while the payment would not give them any serious inconvenience, and would accommodate a large and deserving class of creditors. Indeed, we know nothing that in a quiet way would go so far to give animation to the markets throughout the country as the universal fulfillment of the obligation at the first opportunity. If all the little debts, for the discharge of which the debtors have the cash actually in hand, were paid at once, the wheels of business would be lubricated, and a general jollity would soon prevail throughout the lan...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 June 1871

gyeriator, SAVED IS A DOLLAR MaDK—Wc propose to grant a bounty of one dollar for advance payments on subscriptions. Those who make payments strictly in advance, that is,jbefore or at the time their subscriptions for the year commence, will be charged two dollars per annum — being a deduction of one dollar from the regular subscription price. Those who will pay up arrearages, and pay for another year in advance, will he chargad only two dollars for the year for which advance payment shall be made. We desire to do business in future as nearly as possible upon the cash system, knowing that it will be better for our patrons and believing that it will be better for us. .»_... ■ Capt. C. B. Coiner of this County cut 44 acres of wheat with his McCormick Reaper in two days. Jefferson Davis accepts nothing—Grant accepts everything that is offered to him. , .-•-.———-—. On Monday of last week, Maria Wilson, a cob >red woman living near Arbor Hill in this County, gave birth to three ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 June 1871

[From Harper's Magazine.] Paddys version of "Excelsior." 'Twas growing dark so terrible fasht, Whin through the town up the mountains there passed A broth of a boy, to his neck in the shnow. As he walked, his shillalah he swung to and fro, Saying, it's up till the top I'm bound for to go, Bejabers I He looked mortial sad, and his eye was as bright . , As a fire of turf on a cowld wintner nigbt, And divil a word that he said could ye tell As he opened his mouth and iet out a yell, It's up to the top of the mountain 111 go, Onless covered up with this bothersom shnow. Be jabers 1 Through the windows he saw, as he thraveled along, The light of the candles and fires so warm; But a Dig chunk of ice hung over Ins head "Wid a shnivel and groan, by St. PatncKi na It's upto the very tip topi will ""*». , And then if it tails it's not meself it ill crush, Be jabers! Whist a bit! said an owld man, whose head was As fell down on that miserable "tall in the wather, me bit of a.lad, For the night...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 4 July 1871

Volume XLVII_ MOeSWo B.Y Richard Mau^gj&jO?^ __ATE& oFsUBSCRIPTION. The subscription price ofthe Spectator is three dollarl per annum, but it may be discharged by the payment of two dollars, it payment be made before o7at the time the subscription for the year commences. To such as shall send us five Jew subscribers and $10, we will send the paper o_._ year gratis. , . , When payments are strictly in advance, the regular subscription price ot three dollarsjrill be charged. _________ i2S_- {Subscriptions will not be discontinued, .except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. __dvertiis'ements will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, 'or the first and 60 cent 3 for each subsequent m_.rttot_ Unless the number of insertions be ta-.ked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly __©- Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications callin...

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

&iatmton ggytator. Tuesday, July 4,1871. A Hint to Lot-owners. In walking around the less frequented streets of our city, we have been painfully impressed by the want ol' proper neatness on tbe part of property holders. Almost every back street and allfv and unoccupied lot is overgrown with thistles a_d weeds. Now is the time that peats are tlowering to produce seed which ■ . I mot scatter itself on tbe wings of the wind into every garden and lot in the town. To obviate this evil, we venture to suggest to every lot-owner to bave all the weeds on bis premises, and in the adjacent streets and alleys carefully extirpated. The labor of doing so will be a small matter to any one, and the results will be, in a high degree beneficial.— The appearance of the town will be greatly improved, and will impress straDgers much more pleasantly. Let us, then, bave a general declaration of war on the thistles of every description. Active operations, by all the lot-holders for one or two h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 4 July 1871

A Doix__Bavkd is a Dollar Made—We propose to grant a bounty of one dollar for advance payments on subscriptions. Those who make payments strictly in advance, that is„before or at the time their subscriptions for the year commence, will be charged two dollars .per annumbeing a deduction of one dollar from the regular subscription price. will pay up arrearages, and pay for another year in advance, will be chargad only two dollars for the year for which advance payment shall be made. We desire to do business in future as nearly as possible upon the cash system, knowing that it will be better for our patron's and believing that it will be better for us. We v/ould call the particular attention of our readers to the advertisement of Messrs. David A. Brown & Sons, manufacturers of saddles and harness, 1110 Main street,.Richmond. New Flour.— Mr. J. Brubeck of this county, commi'iice. grinding new wheat on Wednesday last, the 28th ult., _,nd a lot of new flour, made by him, was s...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 4 July 1871

A Maid's Advertisement. I am a Maid of sweet sixteen, And folks well versed call me keen, I wish to trap some nice young man, And hold him fast, if just I can. My disposition i 3 meek and mild, I am as dutiful as any child; To have a man, I'm bound I will, But have no cash to foot the bill! If any chap with form and face, And elegance to suit my every grace, Will apply at once at my address, My charms quite quick will him impress. Understand me, I don't wish a chap That fools away time in a lady's lap: But for himself can well provide, And should the case demand it, two beside. T want a youth both shrewd and smart, Can sing a song or drive a cart, Can plow, or sow, or reap, or mow, And to a ball, or church, or elsewhere, go, If I request it. I want one quick, and strong of brain, One not often caught out in the rain; Moral young man, if you fill 'these bills,' Please apply at once at Mills. The most affectionate specimen of amatory poetry that has come to our notice" during the past...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 11 July 1871

Volume XLVIII. Jstaw(tott_spriJW. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY HORNING BI Richard Mauzy <fc[Co. RATSa OF SUBSCRIPTION ] The subscription price of the Spectator is .Am dollars per annum, but it may be discharged try the payment of two dollars, it payment be madt before or at the time tbe subscription for the year commences. To such as shall send us fiv< new subscriber.- and $10, we wiil send the papei one year gratis '% When payments are not made strictly in advance, the regular subscription" price of three dollars will be charged. £_T* Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING BATES. ._.i«vf_-TlSEM.ents will be inserted, at the rat( _i" One Dollar per Square of Eight Lines or less, "or-tlie first and 50 cents for each subsequent in..rtion. Unless the number of insertions b. ■ 1 upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. o" Obituaries, Amiouncemcnts of Candi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 11 July 1871

Tuesday, July 11* 1871. An Oversight. We have often been surprised that our intelligent Richmond cotcmporaries should manifest so little practical interest in the proposition to construct a Railroad from Shad well Mills to Richmond. If we have been rightly informed, such a road would shorten the distance, by Railway, between those points about 30 miles. It would, moreover, furnish an outlet to market for portions of Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna and Goochland which have cow no convenient means of access to Richmond. The Richmond papers dwell with great earnestness and ability on the necessity of air-lines to Lynchburg and Clifton Forge, but rarely bave a word to say in favor of an air-line to Charlottesville, which, in our judgment, is not only much more practicable, but more important to Richmond than either of the others. The Chesapeake & Ohio Road, which is destined, with proper management, to throw into Richmond an amount of tonnage which will give new life to the city...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 11 July 1871

Staunton sprinter. "a Dollar Saved is a Dollar Made—We propose to grant a bounty of one dollar for advance payments on subscriptions. Those who make payments strictly in advance, thatis„before or at the time their subscriptions for the year commence, will be charged two dollars per annum — being a deduction of one dollar from the regular subscription price. Those who will pay up arrearages, and pay tor another year in advance, will be chargad only tioo dollars for the year for which advance payment shall be made". We desire to do business in future as nearly as possible upon the cash system, knowing that it will be better for our patrons and believing that it will be better for us. _• • • Bead the advertisement of Messrs. Timberlake & Dawes, who have opened a large stock of dry goods on Bruce's corner. »«- —. Mr. George A. Bagby, City Constable, can be lound at the office on Court-house Alley, formerly occupied by Alex. B. Cochran, Esq. ... The Augusta Fire Company are r...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 11 July 1871

r [From the Sunday Telegram.] A Bachelor's Lament. BY ONE OF THEM. Farewell, dearest, thou hast left us; Thy sad fate we now must mourn. Gone forever from our circle, From our fond embraces torn. Many years we've known and loved thee, And forget we never shall; But, alas ! now thou hast gone, and Took up with a stranger gal. In the dim and distant future, On a cold and stormy night, I imagine I can see you In a sad and awful plight. Hark! a sound, the well-known music Greets the ear, and chills tho heart. Hark 1 the serenade increases ; From your warm bed you must start. 'Tis your babe, your darling infant, Get a match and light the lamp: Something surely is the matter With the naughty little scamp. Hurry up, confound the matches, Not a single one will strike ; Blast the luck, did any body Ever, ever see the like ? Stepping softly in the darkness, Muttering blessings strong and deep; Hunting for the soothing syrup To put the little brat to sleep. First you run against the bureau, Ne...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 July 1871

Volume XLVIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MOENIBT- BY Tlicliard IN-Cauizy <fc Oo_ RATES. OF SUBSCRIPTION _ The subscription price of the Spectator is three dollars ver annum, but it may be discharged by the moment of two dollars, it payment be made at the time .the subscription for the Sear commences. To such as s ;ail .end us five few subscribers and $10, we wiil send the paper a>ae year gratis. , , When payments are not made strictly in aavance, the regular subscription price of three dollars will be charged. a__"»* Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at"the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. atwWtsements will be inserted at the rate __ One Dollar n'C r Square of Eight Lines or less, & the first an_ 60 een.J *< each subsequent in,.rljon. Unless the number of "U-ortiona be u.aked upon the manuscript it will be pu,.. ou ed until forbid and charged accordingly. «__°- Obituaries, Announcements of C...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 July 1871

Tuesday, July 18,1871* Battle of Boyne—Riot in New York City. The battle of Boyne in Ireland, in which the army of James II was defeated by that of William 111 was fought in IG9o—one hundred and eighty-one years ago—and yet it is the cause of bloodshed at this day in this country. James 11, in his short reign, was almost wholly employed in attempts to establish the Catholic religion and despotic power. His efforts in favor of popery were for some time attended with success. But having caused seven bishops to be committed to the Tower for refusing to read a Declaration to suspend the laws against popery, the passive spirit of the nation disappeared and a general indignation was roused. William, at that time Prince of Orange, who had married Mary, the eldest daughter of James, was invited over, and landed at Torbay, with an army, in order to assume the Government. The principal nobility and officers immediately joined his standard, and James, being deserted by the people, and even by ...

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