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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 25 October 1867
WYTIIEVILLE DISPATCH. BY ST. CLAIR &amp; BRITTON. FRIDAY, : : : : OCTOBER 25, 18GL The next Governor of Massachusetts. Hon. John Quincy Adams who accepted the Conservative nomination, for Governor of Massachusetts is the grand son of the late John Quincy Adams, once President of the United States, and son «f lion. Chas. Francis Adams, Minister to the Court of St. James. Like his great ancestor, he cannot concur in the extreme political intolerance and disloyalty to the Constitution of the ruling party in Massachusetts.. The elder John Quincy Adams repudiated the treiiehery of the Bluelight Federalists of I'Bl2, and raised the standard against them. Ilis grandson is now arrayed against the same phase of popular disloyalty to the Constitution and the national welfare—into which the people of Massachusetts have been beguiled by the depraved politicians and preachers of that State. It would be a great national blessing if he could meet the same success in his independent and bol...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 25 October 1867
LOCAL ITEMS. WOOD! WOOD!—Those of our subscribers who desire to pay their subscription to the Dispatch in WOOD, can •&lt;lo so as soon as possible. Don't wait ;for bad weather, but bring it at once. For the. Dispatch. Jl'i/Mc Cbu/l/'/. Vti„ October 18#A.18fl7* —Mr. John Is. BRIDGES, Dear Sir: We, Citizen* of Wythe County, respectfully request you to announce yourself a candidate for Sheriff of Wythe County. Yours. 4e. John 11. Sharp, John H. Stoots.John Pool. Jus. Fulford, George Gray, Rufus Dixon, Lee Hell, William Pool, Alexander Walk, Alexander Porter, Samuel Freeman, Harrey Sexton. John Shoup, Joseph Fulford, James Stoots, William Dawson. Matthew Crowder, Aaron, Dixon, Jas. Allen. Henry King, Auburn Sutherland, James B. Austin. Ciuules Austin, Booker Sillies, Win. Mayah, Absalom Lewis, Stephen Mayab, Freemail Landars, Edmund Rogers, James Cook. ABSENT. —The Senior has gone to the North on a business tour and will be absent three or four weeks, for the purpose of purchasi...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 25 October 1867
ODDS AND ENDS . BILLINGS' PHILOSOPHY. —The heart ov a tru friend is like a mirror; if you look into it vou see yourself thare. It iz a good plan tn kno menny people, but let only a few kno you. I have no more respect for those who only cater tu imagination, than I have for the man who first invented ginger pop. I never knu a man ov much wisdom who could sing a song well or pla on the fiddle. I don't care how much a man talks if ho will only say it in a few wurds. Rewards deferred makes us miserable; it iz jist so with punishments. When I was a boy I would rather be licked twice than to be postponed once. There iz one thing sertain; reason is more than the master of the pashuns.— If this is probably so, the mon must be a phool who ain't boss of himself. We awl willing to pay more for being amuzed than instructed. How many folks do you serpose there iz in this world who are satisfied with things az far az they have got. Not more thonG I'll bet. This looks rather dusty for the rest ov ...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 15 July 1870
WYTIIEVILLE DISPATCH \ PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY I&gt;. A. BT. CLAIR. fERMS: 1 copy one yearS. .$2.50 1 " six months l.fto 4*3)-No paper sent for a shorter poriod than six months. 49*A1l subscriptions must be paid in advance. ADVERTISEMENTS Will be inserted at the following rates, ten linos or less constituting a square. 1 square, first insertion, SI.OO 1 " each subsequent insertion 75 1 " 3 months, 6.00 1 « o " 9.00 1 « 12 " 18.00 Announcements of Candidates for office will bo made without regard to the number of insertions $5.00 ROURRT CROCKETT. JR. FRANK 8. BL.UR. CROCKET &amp; BLAIR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, WYTIIEVILLE .• VIRGINIA. Will practice in the Courts of Wythe. Bland, Pulaski, Grayson, Carroll, Smyth and Tazewell Counties ; in the Court of Appeals, and United States District Court at Wytheville. Claims collected in all parts of 8. W. Virginia, and special attention paid to filing Schedules under Homestead Law. Qct'r 26,1867 —ly TERRY &amp; BOLLING, ATTO...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 15 July 1870
WYTHEVILLE DISPATCH. FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1870. Wytheville Trade. The coming fall and winter will be the sunshine season of trado for our merchants, and if they do not make hay in the shape of custom, they never will. The harvests have given abundant yields wherever gathered,throughout tho South, and other crops give elegant promise of like returns. Tho grain crops of Europe have failed to such an extent that seveneighths of the cereals used there will have to come from foreign countries, the greater part from the United States. This increased demand, with no corresponding supply, must naturally raise the price. And if our farmers will only be prudent and consult their best interests, they will not bo over anxious to convert their surplus grain into cash, but hold it for the advance which must follow the demand | for bread -stuffs from Europe. By so lining they will realize more than the aoti- \ eipated profit.* "With this increased amount of money they will become enabled to gratify th...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 15 July 1870
LOCAL ITEMS. Announcements for Office itjJ-We ard authorized to announce RORERT CROCKETT, JR., as a candidate for the Office nf Attorney forHho Commonwealth for Wythe County. \ i tT9.Wo are authorized to announce DAVID S. PEIRCE as a canidate for the office of Attorney for the Commonwealth for Wythe County. Wo are also authorized by MR. PEIRCE to state thntt. he is willing to submit his claims to a Convention should one be called. it*&gt;.Wo are authorized to announce FRANK 8. STILLER as a canidate for Clork of Wythe * are authorized to announce JAMES A. RIDER as a candidate for Cleric of Wythe County. ... » « iVo arc authorized to announce Joseph M. Crockett for the office of Treasurer for : Wythe A SEARCH FOR ITEMS. —Does any one who roads the papers ever stop and think how great a trial and tribulation it is to "ye local" to secure iteirts worthy to meet their fastidious eyes? We doubt it, for if they did, they would not growl and grumble so much at his scanty stock or wo...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 15 July 1870
ODDS AND ENDS. Hard to beat—Carpets. A dish of ice cream ami three spoons is a common thing with Boston ladies. Out pf ftve who study law but three practice it. Girls are taking the place of 'cash' hoys in many of the dry good stores of New York. A clock in Monterey, brought to California from Europe by the Franciscan priests over 100 years ago, still keeps excellent time. The new Illinois Constitution sets out for perfection by first ordaining that it shall never be changed. The Rev. Charles Wadiell, the firßt white child born in Ohio, has just died, after long service as a Methodist preacher San Francisco coined $5,215,000 during last month. A town in Nevada rejoices in the cognomen of Bobtail Grizzly. Philadelphians are engaged in dodgin gtree-worms which suspend themselves over the pavements. An ion a. tupptar hag-poison by by mistake, resulting in a corpse. An Indiana laborer has inherited $175, 000 from a recent Welch uncle. Nickle plating iff now all the go. It cannot be dist...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 2 December 1875
WYTHEVILLE DISPATCH. rUBLMVSD KVEIIY THURSDAY BY I&gt; A.. ST. CLAIR.» TEBMS: 1 opymoyemv , " six months, '" u ;J»N'o sent fur a shorter period than six -mbsoriptions mustbe paid inadvanee. ADVERTISEMENTS Villb# ii tor ted at.the following rate., ten linos &gt;r less const.tilling a square. \ i 1 iv 0 ' sXeq«nV'^eru^:::::::":::*.« i ' •/. v n&gt; " tlut v:::::::::::::.::;: I*l } ii .« «.oo Anno jncementa of Candidates for• office will be -n ilo without regard to the number of insertionn Professional Cards. «.»»Earo*oo*tTT,J*. *» CROCKETT &amp; BLAIR, attorneys at j.aw, WYtUKVILfcE IRGINIA. iVill practice in the Courts of Wylht.Bland Oar, oil, Smith and TatattU J ?r»"tha Viipreine Court ot Appeals at Wythe-, united Stale® Diitriet Court at lbS collected in all parts of Sooth West •irdnia or bv reliable correspondents. a W ilwavs supplied with all prope. BankruptbUnks and having much " 11'. i,i»uch of the practice, »re prepared to n "ire to debtors the ...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 2 December 1875
LOCAL ITEMS. RAILROAD SDHEDULF. —ArrivaI and departure of the trains at Wytheville Depot: MAIL TRAINS. From the East, arrive at 1.4 night, " " " leave at 1.5 night, From the West arrive lit 2.44 night, " . " " leave at 2.45 night. ACCOMMODATION Tit A INS, From the East, arrive at 4.6 in day. " " " leave at 4.7 in day. '• " West, arrive at 1.6 in day. " " leave at 1.21 in day. Passengers on the train from the West dine at Boyd's Hotel. EKEIOITT TRAINS. From the East, arrive 9.14 in morning " " West, " 2.24 in the day " " " " 11.17 at night. A Lamp, Burner, Chimney and wick for 35c., the usual price of a burner and chimney at McLAVY &amp; CO'S. Oct. 22, 1874. THE REVIVAL at the Methodist E. Church in this place is still progressing, a large congregation being in attendance night and day. Some 75 or 80 persons have professed conversion since the commencement of the meetings, and that there is as yet no abatement of the interest ill the exercises which has from the first been co...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 2 December 1875
WYTHEVILLE DISPATCH. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1875. CST The «teru and Inexorable pursuit and punishment of the leading officers of the government nnd others who have for so many yenrs been engaged in swindling the Government through the operations of the whisky ring at St. Louis, we*trust will have tho effect to startle 'government thieves in all sections of the country, und for a while, at least, disinfect the moral atmosphere. These prosecutions recall to mind the raid made upon tho whisky ring by Chief Justice Chase in Richmond seven years ago, when so many of tho revenue officials found their way to Albany, and the infamous Radical ring, which had up to that timo held high carnival and almost controlled the political fortunes of the State, suddonly found themselves handcuffed and on their way to the penitentiary. The country wfts fortunate then in having a Chief Justice and u President who were honest and fearless, and we no doubt owe the success of the present virtuous spasm to th...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Wytheville dispatch — 2 December 1875
ODDS AND ENDS. The dentist's epitupli: "Be is filling Lis last cavity." Love labor; if jou do not want it for food, yon may for physic. Appropriate (but not the best) weather for a horse race—A "driving rain." The alligator thai swallowed a corset is dead. It stayed on his stomach. A fellow who recovered his appetite savs ho is now in his gnaw-iual condition. Chiekauery—Palming off an old hen ns a young chicken. No nVeft are so often in the wrong ns those who pretend to be always in the right. Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry and is as often trundling in a wheelbarrow nB lolling in a coach and six. Tom, have you settled that affair with Lewis yet T Yes, he kicked me off the stoop last week, tfnd since that ho has stopped bothering me. A lawyear in rising from his chair suddeuly nearly tore off the skirt of liis colt. "Now," said ho turning to friend, "I surely ought not to complain of poverty, as I carry my rents with me." "Yes," replied his friend, "but they are all in a ...