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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 March 1866

VOLUME XLII. _»_BLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY .Richard IMauLzy^&jCo^ _$ilbs^ufti^^^ Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. "•6 mo., 1.85, H m 8 mo., LOO, " " Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the aboA*e _harges will be made as follows : —lf payments b» delayed for three months, an addition of l_i per cent, will be charged ; if for G months, 25 per ment. ; and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. __>__*- The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. ___S_r- Subscriptions will not be discontinued, «_cept at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrcarsgM be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. ADVERTrs-MKXTs will be inserted at the rate __f One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, for every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be tanked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Com...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 March 1866

Jltmrnto tt j&gitttettr. _ __B Tuesday, March 27, 1566. Capt. Jus. X, Stkvens is authorized tv make contracts and receipt for advertisements for the -"Spectator." .£_*-* Mr. J. Frank Davis is authoriz._d to receive subscriptions for the '".Spectator." To IS usiiK-.v. Men and Advert is err.. The 'Spectator" furnishes one ofthe hkst mediums for advertisers in the Stat**. It is one of the oldest papers in the State-, havinc been established near a century, and been published for 42 years undor its present title, and, in consequence of its locality and large list of substantial patrons, ha. been justly recognized by business men as the Best Medium, in the interior of this State, for advertising. The ''Spectator,'' having a much larger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium for advertising. » -r t» I__ ___ Grape Culture, We aro gratified to learn that many of our citizens are beginning to turn their attention to this profitable bra...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 March 1866

jjjj t annto tt Jlpi, .a tgr. Local fjt_l_\ News. Mfr- The List of Letters, remaining in the Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, __ published, by authority, in The following gentlemen were appointed a committee of arrangements for the Valley Railroad Convention, to assemble in Staunton, on the 4th of April next, vi*: Powell Harrison, Geo, M. Coohrao Jr., H. H. Peck, P. B. Hoge, E. M. Clashing and R. M. Guy. Delegates have been appointed in the other Counties of the Valley. We trust that all persons in this county and the other Valley counties, who feel an interest iv the objects of the Convention, will attend, as it is probablo tl*.at all such will be admitted to seats. ..i — We are indebted to the courtesy of the committee for an invitation to attend tbe anniversary celebration of the Jefferson Society of the University of Va., on the 13th of April. The reader will be Mr. F. D. Moore, of Richmond, And the orator, Mr. H. R. Garden, of S. C. Direct Taxes.—The time in which...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 27 March 1866

Oh! v. ell do I Remember. Oh. well do I remember, How sadly I ten The first checkered apron That ever I wore. How 1 boohed and bellowed And fowled with tears. When my mother gave me A bo._ on my ears ; Then a big piece of pie for the damage «___*ddone, To her dearest, ber darling, but devilaotu* .- a Oh. well do I remember, (They are fresh i;i mind) Those tittle trousers, AU buttoned behind ; How I played in the paddle, And daubs I them in dirt— Bow uv' grandmother shook mc, But promised to buy me a nice sugar toy, If I'd but remember to be a good boy. Oh, well I remember My advent to school — Hoy. 1 got on tbe dune:, block, And felt like v fool*, How I pulled out the paper, From Emetine's curb. For Avhi .h 1 was planted On a, .cat with the girl* I [pain 'Twa. punishment fraught with confusion and But oh, I should like to be put there again. When older I'd grown, 1 had to spread clover As fast __ 'twas mown ; And tho finger c_f fancy Still points to the churn, And the hated old grin...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 3 April 1866

VOLUME XLII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY KORXitiG BY 'Richard __V_Cavizy &jOo^ BUB_H.BIPTION RATES. AdTanee Payments. BScnr 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. A 6 mo., 1.8.., '* " " " » 3 mo., 1.00, " '* *. '- Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above eh&rges will be made as follows : —lf payments Be delayed for three months, an addition ot !_!' per cent, will be charged ; if for <» months, 25 per sent ; and if for 12 months, ._(._•../• cent p&- The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. ___r- Subscriptions will not he discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages De paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisement, will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Ten Line, or le ; _, for every insertion, unless the number of insertions be makod upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. /£&...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 3 April 1866

__%_ Tuesday, April 3, 1806. _j2__- Capt. Jos. M. Stevens is authorized to make contract- and receipt for advertisements for Xhe --Spectator." ■ ______ ,*___T* Mr. J. Frank Davis is authorized to receive subscription? for the '-Spectator." The "Spectator" having a much larger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium for sing»11... ■ * The Valley Railroad Convention will assemble in this place to-morrow—Wednesday. We are not very hopeful that the road will be built in a short time—though it is a "consummation devoutly to be wished." ■»i Duty to Dead Soldiers. In our issue ofthe 20th of February we men tioned the fact that "a brigade of noble souls and gallant soldiers, about 2,000 in number, who not only perilled, but sacrificed their lives in defence of the South, were sleeping the sleep which knows no waking on the Cemetery Hill of this place, "and urged upon our people the duty of subscribing money for the purpose of enclosing their grave...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 3 April 1866

Jltaimti.« jSjrfftator. j Local j_£_____ News. SgT* The List of Letters, remaining in the Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, is published, by authority, in the Spectator. "[ '"""child bubnt to death. j About 11 o'clock, on Saturday morning last, the clothes of Lucy, the oldest child of Sam'l C. and Amanda Baskin, of this place, aged 5 years, caught fire, whilst the child was alone, and burned to such a degree, before the arrival of her father and others, avlio ran to ber assistance as soon as they could after hearing her screams, that she died in about 9 hours after. Her mother was absent, having gone to a neighbor's to see a sick child, and had left her children in the care of a servant, who was so alarmed, when the clothes of the child caughtj fire, that she did not haA'e sufficient presence of j mind to extinguish the flames which enveloped i the person of the unfortunate child. In common with this whole community, we sympathize deeply with the agonized feelings of th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 3 April 1866

The Lupracaim; or Fairy Shoe-Maker. A. rhyme; for children—bt wm. ai.li_.g__a. i. Little co ay-bo y, what have .you heard. Up in the lonely rath'- green ground? Only the plaintive yellow bird Sing'ng in sultry fields around, Charry, charry, charry, cbce-el Only the grasshopper and tbe bee? "Tip-tap, rip-rap, Tick-a-taek-too i Scarlet feather sewn together, This will make a shoe. Left, right, pull it tight! Summer flays are Warm ; Underground, in Avinter, Laughing at the storm I" Lav your soul close to the hill, Do you not catch the tiny clamor? Busy click of an elfin hammer, Voice ofthe Lupracaun singing shrill, As he merrily plies his trade. He's a span Am. a quarter in height. Get him in sight, hold him fast, And you're a made Man! You watch your cattle tbe summer day, Sup on potatoes, sleep in the hay ; How should you like to roll in your carriage, And look for a duchess' daughter in marriage! Seize the Shoemaker—so you may 1 Big boots a hunting. Sandals in the ball. White for a ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 10 April 1866

VOLXJMiE XZLII. Jl to mtto n §, p# atar. JtfBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY _Ri.ch.ard Mauizy «fc Co. ~subsc7R_p tion r7\_tes7~ Advance Payments. lAor 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " «mo., 1.85, " " " " '* •* 8 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in ad ,*ance, additions to the above •h&rges will be made as follows : —lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 12-i per eeni. will be charged ; if for 6 months, '& per sent ; and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. j__f* The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. par Subscriptions will not be discontinued, •Koept at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will be inserted at tho rate of One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, for every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it Avill be published until forbid and charged accordingly. _Jj__F* Ob...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 10 April 1866

Jiiaunion Spectator. ~"~ '7a& 7 Tuesday, April 10, 1860, *C__f-Capt Jos. M. Btkvexs ia authorized to _._..... coatrai ta and receipt foradve;rti_e_aontafor the ''Specta or." -*■- Mr. .1. Fka \*x E>*TTS it aiuhori..ed to rceeive Mibseription. for the "So.-. r_t"r." Passage of the Civil Eights Bill. A telegraphic despatch, dated Washington, April oth, says that after a lengthy debate today, the Senate passed the civil rights bill, over the President**- veto, by a rote of 33 to 15. Mr. Dixon was absent, and Sir. LaneofKaaBa__ voted to sustain the veto. Kew Duties of Southern Ladies. Tho ladies ofthe South have been justly celebrated for their many excellent qualities—their cultivation, manners, and virtue—their devotion, patriotism and fortitude. The fiery ordeal through which they hare passed, has but .served to prove tlicm pure gold. The men of the South ne justly proud of them. In all the relation- of mother, sister and wife, they have acquitted themselves not...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 10 April 1866

Js. a im. an tatar. Local ISTews. I3s_?**The List of Letters, remaining in the Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, is published, by authority, in the Spectator. The having a much larger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium for advertising. The Lexington Presbytery will meet in Waynesboro', on the third Wednesday, the 18th of April. w _»- —— A frecdman, who has been confined in the jail of Highland county, for some weeks past, on the charge of horse stealing, broke jail ou the night of the 31st ultimo, and made his escape. ~+— The Post Office of this place was removed oil Friday bust to the room recently occupied as a store by Frederick Seheffer, at the south corner of the Virginia Hotel. There were fifteen establishments licensed to sell liquor, by the Corporation Court, of this place, on Wednesday last. The license amounts to about $liOd. .♦. . — The property in this place, at the Northern end of town, known as the "Valley H...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 10 April 1866

The Congress of Tinkers. [Truthful account ofa lot of Political Tinkers who met at the city of Washington, ia the memorable year, 1806, to mend an old Pot, originally manufactured by George Washington A Co., which had been badly cracked hy the Puritan Saints —and how the Tinkers, after diecovering the old Pot to he made of copper, demolished it, and wished to substitute an Amalgamation .Kettle in its place.] BY TtTER PKPPKIICORy. "Lean, raw-boned rascals, who would ever suppose They had such courage ancl audaeitv?" —/, Ilenry VI, Act 1, Scene 2. In eighteen hundred and sixty-six, At Washington, a lot Of botching Tinkers there convened To mend a Union Pot, Which in a seuiile had been cracked, And nearly rent apart, In Congress Hall those Tinkers met To try their tinkering art. First, tinkering Sumner tried his hand, And said bethought the crack Might be repaired by fixing in A leetlc something Black; Though such a thing smelt very strong Sometimes in summer weather, No composition bu...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 17 April 1866

VO__"_Tj-__E_ xlii. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Hicliard Mauzy -^jOo^ _rU_^ r Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equiA'alent in Specie. '* 6 mo., 1.85, " '* '* " '* 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. H not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows : —lf payments be delayed _$^ three months, an addition of 12J pa- cent win lie charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 50 cent _/2_r The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. , . yfST- Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, for every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it Avill be published until forbid and charged accordingly. j2__f* Obituaries, Announcements of Catulidates for Office, Communications calli...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 17 April 1866

Staunton Spectator. ___B_B Tuesday. April 17, lS(i(i. ./_•." Capt. .los. M. Stevkns is authorized to make contracts and<reccipt for advertisements for the "Spectator." •/___ • Mr. .J. Fuaxk Davis is authorized to receive subscriptions for the "Spectator." Time. The most valuable of all human possessions is time. It is not only the allotted period for 1 (reparation for a future state of existence, but it is the opportunity to make provision for our temporal wants. The old adage says "time is money." This is true for time affords the moans of making money. Vet Avith these facts patent to all and ac-kno'vL-dged by all, there is no valuable possession so often squandered by the improvident, or depredated ou by the thoughtless as time. The time ofa man of business is his fortune— his means of making a living. Systematic men have their business hours Avhioh are generally from 9A.M.t03 P. ML "Within these hours lie expects to attend to all his necessary avocations. Every hour wi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 17 April 1866

ffiarmttm tor. -Local News. "-BaT The List of Letters, remaining in the Stauuton Post Office at the end of each month, is published, by authority, in the Spectator. The " Spectator*" having a much larger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium for advertising- wmm Mr. Wartman, editor of the Rockingham Register, was robbed in Alexandria on Wednesday of his portmonie, containing about $100 in gold. m-%-, On Monday week, Mr. James Johnson, Irving on South River, near Greenville, lost four valuable work-horses. It is believed they Avere poisoned. . _>. Important Fact. —We observe from a publication recently made by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, that an election for sheriffs and constables will be held throughout the State of Virginia on the 4th Thursday of next May. m-ey ■ We call the attention of merchants, physicians, distillers, and all persons operating under a State license, to the advertisement of the Commissioners of the...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 17 April 1866

From the Constitutional Union. The Dead Duck—A Parody. Not a drum WaS heard, not a Amend note, A. his corse to the barn-yard we hurried, Not a soldier discharged a farewell shot O'er tho grave where poor ducky was buried. "We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with the barn-shovel turning, By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, imr in shroud, we wound him; But ho lay like a dead duel; taking his rest, With his tail-feathers scattered around him. "We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his poor crippled wings. What a lesson .'would be to the fouls who had striven, To reach unattainable things. Few and short Avere the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, For we knew that had he not thus been interred, He would have made our dinner to-morrow. But half of our heavy Avork was through. When the clock told the hour for retiring, And we learned by chanticle...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 24 April 1866

VOLUME XLII. PUBLISHED EVEKY TUESDAY MORNING BY Hicliard Maggy & Ca ~" sIjB^C^IPTIoirRATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " 8 mo., 1.00, " * " " " Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows:—If payments be decayed for three months, an addition of 124 per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent; and if for 12 months, cent. ,H€T The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. £gf 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 Ten Lines or less, fur every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. jJS* Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communications cal...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 24 April 1866

Jltmmion Tuesday. April XI, 1866. Capt. Jos. 31. Stevkxs j, authorised to make contracts and receipt for_ud vertisemcots for the ''Spectator." ">'• Mr. JT. Feask Davis is authorized to rereive stltwcriptiofili for the "SpectaiSf," The ''Spectator*" having a mucklarger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium for advertising. Death t>f Judge Lucas P. Thompson. Et becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of the distinguished gentleman whose name stands at the head of this article, lie died on the 21st inst., at his residence, in Staunton, in the 69th year of his age. after a lingering illness of several months. The death of .Judge Thompson leaves a vacancy in our society which cannot be filled.— For nearly thirty-five years he has been the Judge of this Circuit, ami we hazard nothing in saying that no man ever enjoyed a larger share of the confidence and affection of the people among whom he resided. As a Judge,...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 24 April 1866

Jltaimtatt Jipctaio r.! Local e ws. fi_F° The List of Letters, remaining in the Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, is published, by authority, in the Spectator. Uecipe fou _______ Money.—Advertise constantly and liberally in the "Staunton Spectator." 1.1. The train from Richmond to Staunton ran off the track soon after making its exit from the long tunnel, on Saturday evening last. No one was hurt and no very material damage was done, as the train was not moving at a rapid rate. It arrived here the next morning. _._, ALMANACS. We have on hand some of Kurtz's Family Almanac for the present year for gratuitous dis- j tribution, The poor who need an Almanac are invited to call at the Spectator office where they , will be furnished "without money and without , M I price. We would advise merchants who purchase in __________ to buy their notions, &c., from ] Messrs. Whitehill & Straus, importers and j wholesale dealers iv notions, fancy goods, ladies' |...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 24 April 1866

. The Spring Fashions for 1866. Curls and Puffs and Padding. Waterfalls and 1 _„_..., False __u*i__!_nc_ And artificial Lizzies; Wool from Merino, Also from tlie niggr-r, Done in whopping pads, And lastly growing bigger. Ohi were fashions ever Equal to the present ? Haifa sack of taters, Three quarters of a pheasant Beads as big as cricket balls, Buttons large as dishes, Here's a pail of anthracite And there's a bowl of ______ Cage with two canaries Makes a pretty hat, Kennel with a terrier, What do you think of that? Won't the fathers cluster? Won't the husbands wriggle— When they see the things come homo, And won't the ladies giggle ? Wit and Mumor. Skiffs and children should be paddled. Sambo says, "am I not a man and a bother. 1 ' Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. A tax that Congressmen never inflict upon ussy n tax. L Generally speaking, an excuse is a genteel overcoat for a he. How does the hair dresser end his dan? He ! curls up and dyes. ' ' Why is the letter ...

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