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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 May 1866

VOLUME XLII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY ; Hioliard _N__a __zy sujb___u_*tion rates. Advance Payments. For 1 rr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 inc., 1.85, " " ' " 3 mo., 1.00, " " Postpened Payments. _f not paid in advance, additions to tho above charges will be made as follows : —Jf payments be delayed for three months, an addition o" 12' per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 26 per j cent. ; 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 •t fall. •____■" Subscriptions will not be discontinued, I except at the option of the Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. __DVCSV. ________ will be inserted at the rate j of One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, for every insertion. Unless the number of insor- I tions be maked upon the manuscript it will be i published until forbid and charged accordingly, i _?_*** Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates j fo...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 May 1866

Staunton Spectator. Jr _________ Tuesday. May 1. 1866. -tiot at Falmouth, Va. A .jx-cial despatch to the Examiner says that a terrible riot occurred on Sunday last between the negroes and whites in which 15 negroes were killed and a number wounded. Que white man is Repotted mortally wounded, and others slightly. Interne excitement prevails. Our Town. We are gratified to perceive the spirit of hopefulness and enterprise which animates our people. Notwithstanding the ravages of the war, and the heavy losses which they have entailed, fie population of the Valley, and of Augusta particularly, manifest no feeling of despondency, but, on the contrary, have set to workVith unconquerable energy to re- build their broken fortunes, and restore their ancient prosperity. It would seem, indeed, as if the spirit of improvement which has been repressed for the last five years lias broken out with renewed vigour. On all sides we witness evidences of a desire to repair old buildings, to build new ho...

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

S_____as Spctatar. _✓ _/ »-- v Local $£3fa News. K_y" The List of liCttcrs, remaining in the | Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, i- published. by authority, in the Speetiitur. __-_i_ _ F»»R Makinu Monkv.—Advertise | constantly and liberally in the "Staunton Spec- i tutor. _>. _ {__P Sale bonds for sale at the ''Spectator*' : Office —very pretty and cheap. -♦- Mr. Jos. T. Mitchell is a candidate for the j Sheriffalty of Clarke county. __ . »- —! — Ideas, says Voltaire, are like beards, men get them when they grow up, and women never j have any. We ....indebted to Dr. J. B. Pell, of Chicago, for a copy of the Chicago 'Times, a sound conservative journal. .». Every business man should have a copy of the National Journal of ________ See pro- . 2_c__ in another column. »_ -—■ ——— We invite attention to the advertisement of llooe __ Wedderburn, Alexandria. Persons in want of fertilizers can be accommodated by purchasing from that House. - ♦-. On yesterday (Monday) ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 1 May 1866

Dressing for Church. Has anybody heard the bell. You have?—dear inc. I know full well, I'll never dress in time— For mercy's sake, come help me, Luce, I'll make my toilet very spruce— This silk i_ quite sublime ! Here, lace this gaiter for me—do ; "A hole.'" you say? plague take the shoe I Please, Lucie, try and hide it— Just think, it's Sunday, and. my soul, I cannot wear it with a hole! The men will surely spy it. They're always peeomg at our feet, (Tho', to be sure, they needn't peep, The way we hold our dresses) : I'll disappoint them, though, to-day! "And cross myself," pray did you say? Don't laugh at my distresses 1 Now, Lucie, pray feel my waterfall, ■ Do you think it iarge ? ain't it too small ? What bother these things give. My and mice, do they set straight? Please hurry, Lucie, I know I'm late— "There's Willie;" as I live. How splendidly the silk will rustle ! (Please hand my "self-adjusting bustle,'-' My corset and my hoop,) There now. I'll take live skirts or six— Do h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 May 1866

VOl__lj_V_____ XLII. £_r___m pj?c .tutor. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Richard __j_auzy & Co. S ________ _______ X A _____ Advanca Payments. JJ_r 1 yr., $S in Currency, or equivalent in Specie, " I mo., l._>, " " " *• ** 8 mo., 1.00, " " " H " Postpoa.d Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows:—If payments bei delayed for throe months, _n addition of i_i per cent, will he charged ; if for G months, '2o per tent. ; and if for 12 months, HO per rent. 3__"- The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or f_'l. __r* Subscriptions will not be discontinued, •xcept at the option of the Editor, till all arrearage, be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will be inserted at the rate of One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or loss, for every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. J J...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 May 1866

j.__m_m '^TYie^d^!f^Mayß7lß^. «_'->i'-._a____.—___g_ea__:_____^ __3?° The List of Letters, remaining in the Staunton Post Office at the end of each month, | is published, hu authority, in the Spectator. ___» _.. ________ for Making Money.—Advertise j constantly and liberally in the " Staunton Spec- \ __. r.'' ._. A Hoax. The despatch we published last week, copied ! from the Examiner, giving an account of a terrible riot at Falmouth, Va., proved to be a wicked and diabolical hoax. The author of it, if discovered, should be severely punished . _- Honor Fallen Heroes. We observe from our exchanges that, in many parts of the State, it is the purpose of the ladies, on Thursday next, (May the 10th), the anniversary of the death of General Stonewall I Jackson, to strew with flowers the graves of | those who sacrificed their lives in defence of the j South. We would be pleased to see the fair ladies of this place perform this sacred office in honor of those noble soldiers whose ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 May 1866

Local Jf||| News. fa_f° Sale bonds for sale at the ''Spectator" Office—very pretty and cheap. -_ ■ The "Virginia Hotel is "A No. 1." . . ♦. Great improvement is going on in the little village of Lexington —marriages are increasing and robberies are decreasing. ... Some persons are so honest in Rockingham .."Bounty, and so careM to be sure to give good weight, that they put lead in the centre of their rolls of butter, when they prepare that article fyr market. _.«.. POST-tASXEES, TAKE NOTICE. When subscribers to newspapers cither neglect or refuse to take their papers from the office, the law requires Postmasters to give written notice to the publishers that such papers are not taken out and the reason therefor, and in cases of neglect to do so, the Postmasters become responsible for the subscription. A STBANSE GHEEP. Mr. Samuel Swartz, of Rockingham, ha. a lamb not yet a year old which yields 7 lbs. of wool, the average length of which is a foot in length. The lamb weighs 60 ft&...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 8 May 1866

Sukey Smith. Mi** Sukey Smith bud flaxen hulr; Iler daddy bad the pewter; Her eyes were gray, and !_____! »ere_« Upon her i_v. rit. _____ I T___ . uitor w!. a__iy youth, _____ nimble, Withe and brawny? Th_ 3___jr fever took him off j _>__ clay to California. And when I heard that he . i. goae— "It's now" said I "or never I ' I shaved myself and greased my shoes, And tried to look right clever. I rigged myself from tip to top. Ami caught and n______ Robin; And all the way _ __fe along, My heart it kept a throbbin. And when I reached her daddy's _ou__ _____ kept on ath urn pin; But when 1 saw that lovely maid, It kinder stopped _ jumpin. 'Twas half-past ten when at her feet 1 knolt, and yet ere dinner, "Witii honeyed speech and winning ways, I had eoutrived to win her. B. mo months elapsed—to sot tho day I now- began to press her; I urged, entreated, plead in vain— In vain did I ____■ her. j "While matters wore thus crossed _»d spiled, My clothes all growing seedy, I_v riva...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 May 1866

VOLUME XLII. Jipctat or. I PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY KO__>__G BY _Ricl_ard ]_v_Camzy <__ Co. SUBSCRIPTION KATLS. Advance Payments. Por 1 yr., $3 in Currency-, or equivalent in Specie. ' " 6 "mo., 1.85, m 8 mo., 1.00, " ,k Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above ' charg-es will bo made as follows.—__ payment* be delayed for three months, an addition < _ 121 per cent, will bo charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 60 per cent. _3_©"- The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. _J__~ Subscriptions will not bo discontinued, __cept at the option of the Editor, till all arrear- I ages bo paid. ADVERTISING KATES. Advertisements will be inserted at the rate ' of One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, ! for every insertion. Unless the number of inser- ' tions be maked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. j__** O...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 May 1866

Jlta mrtfltt Tuesday, May 15, 1866. __________ j _____ __■_■» re _L__t____ _______ ■!_■ ___■ B_£F" The List of Letters, remaining in the _________ Post Office at the end of each month, is published, by autltority, in the Spectator. ■__ Celebration of the Anniversary of the Death of Stonewall Jackson. Thursday last, May the 10th, the third anniversary ofthe death of Stonewall Jackson, was celebrated In Staunton in such a manner as to reflect great credit upon its citizens and those living in its vicinity. The ceremonies consisted of prayer, addresses, music (vocal and instrumental), floral procession, and the decking of the graves of the soldiers with beautiful wreaths and boquets of flowers. Though there was but a few days' notice given, the celebration was a grand and splendid success. The number of persons present, the number of wreaths and bouquets prepared, the success of the demonstration in all of its features, were subjects of grateful astonishment to all who were present As ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 May 1866

Local 'JEM News. The "Spectator,' I having a much larger circulation than any other paper published i nth is place, furnishes the best medium for advertising. Recipe for Maki.no Money.—Advertise constantly and liberally in the "Staunton Spectator." •-_■ ___* Sale bonds for sale at the -'Spectator Office —very pretty and cheap. . ». We invite attention to the advertisement of the Tax Collector, Wm. Dold. .-_. A number of communications unavoidably postponed till next week. Mrs. Doyle's house has been purchased by Dr. J. M. Hanger for the sum of $4,000. Maj. Alex. F. Kinney's house has been purchased by Mr. Benj. F. Bagby for $7,500. -_. The Lynchburg IVeios says that the borers for oil on the farm of Mr. J. D. Campbell, near Campbell Court-House, struck oil on Thursday last. _ The same officers and commissionsers who superintended the last election in this County wil superintend the election on Thursday, the 24th inst The Court neglected or declined to order the publication of them. ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 15 May 1866

Have a Care and Beware. There's;; bhy, _doin coy, has a toy Which consists of % quiver and how; By repute he"s acute, rather mute, andean Aiovt A__t his aim is at random, I trow. It is clear, he's a queer little dear, and I bear That his arrows arc swif. in their 'light; Have a care, and beware how you dare anywhere Meet the youngster by day ur by night." Now ho brings 'neath his wings silken string., pretty things, And lie ________ his true lover's knot. Which he tries to disguise as he ties up his eyes, Then he's .find as _ hat every jot; But I find, though lie's blind he's inclined oft to bind Maidens' hearts with liis tr.iy "cord, of love;" So beware, have ___ care how you fare when you dare To commune with this boy W you rove. With a glance of romance he'll advance and enhance All the virtue? that he may possess; On liis knees he will please ; by degrees he will tease, Then he'll flatter and soothe and caress. So again, to be plain, if you design to retain In your service this ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 May 1866

VOLUME XLIL J_f____j_ PUBLISHED EVERY TUESBAY MORNING BY Hicliard Mauzy <__ Co. S U B _ OKI PTIO N Ti ATKS _~" • Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. - 6 mo., 1.,-., •• '• *- ___»., 1.00, 4l _ _ _ Postponed Payment*.. > i^tl'Jt % If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows:—If payments be delayed for three months, an addition of _2i per cent, will be charged ; if for 'i months, 2o per vent. ; and if for 12 months, oO per cent. J__?~ The rates iv currency will be changed _roi» time to time as the price of specie may riso or fall. _*_"■"■ Subscriptions will not bo discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrear- j ages be paid. * ADVERTISING RATES. Anvertiskmen-ts will be inserted at the rate __ One Dollar per Square of Ten Lines or less, ' for every insertion. Unless the number of insertions be maked upon the manuscript it will be j published until forbid and charged accordingly...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 May 1866

£_t__to_ %cctntorJ J&k Tuesday, May 22, ISffO. ■ i m ■■■■i — . _m i _ , i ___F" The List of Letters, remaining in the Ftaunten Post _____ at the end of each month, _> published, by authority, in the Spectator. Filching Money from Negroes. The report of Gens. Stcedman and Fullerton .hows that a number of men connected with the Freedmen's Bureau arc usiag their positions to make money out of the negroes whom they are pretending to protect. In the South, it has always been considered the very meanest of acts to take advantage of a negro. A man who wil* rheat or in any way take advantgc of a negro to "put money into his own pocket" is worse than a chicken thief, and if he occupies an office the duty of which makes him the guardian of tho negro's interest, and uses it to filch money from the negro, he is worse than a highway robber. That some who are connected with the Freedmen's Bureau are making money out ofthe negroes, whilst they hypocritically pretend to be ac...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 May 1866

________f___§?!__ _____ _____ cal £M News. The "Spectator," having a much larger circulation than any other paper published in this place, furnishes the best medium. for adverti»n_ „ We invite the attention of the ladies to the advertisement of Mrs. Kate M. Kelley, She is prepared to rig them out in fine style. We invite attention to the advertisement of Messrs. Yeakle & Young, who will conduct the drug business on a large scale, at the old stand of Dr. W. B. Young. THE LEE CLUB. The Junior Base Ball Club, of Staunton, has •rganixed under the above title with R. Skip Taylor as President. They beat the "Excelsior" badly in a match game last week. * _____WBERHY FEAST." The Ladies of the Presbyterian Church of Staunton, wiR hold their annual "Strawberry Feast," at the Town Hall, on Tuesday, June 3th. Doors open at 7 *'clock P. M. ■ . • ■"Virginia's Choice," a_ excellent article of smoking tobacco, can be obtained at the Tobacoo Store __* Charles T. Cochran & Co....

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 22 May 1866

Devils. There are many devils that walk in this world, Devils large and devil? small; Devils so meagre, anil devils so stout: Devils with horns, and devils without; Fly devils that go with their tails upeuried. Bold devils that carry them quite unfurled ; Meek devils, and devils that brawl; Serious.devils, and laughing devils; Imps for churches and imps for revels; Devils uncouth and devils polite; Devils in black and devils in white ; • Devils foolish, and devils wise; But a laughing woman with two bright oyefl, Is the greatest devil of all. ..». Can there be Harm in Kissing. ? The waters kiss the pebbly shoru, The winds all kiss the bills ; The sunbeams kiss the tulip bud, For the odor it distil?. The dew-drops kiss tho rose at morn, The ccreus dew at eve, The fern and ilower, in circling cla_p_ Their mystic bcautie_ weave. The moonbeams kiss the clouds at night, The star-gems kiss the sea; While shadows dreamy, sort and light, Are kissing on the lea. The __t___TS kiss the hudding...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 29 May 1866

VOLUME XLII. xrtattrr. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY __o__T_G BY JRichar d Ma uzy & Co. S U B SCl _T_T_s_T___T___7~ Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. ** 6 mo., 1.85, " " " " " *' 8 mo., LOO, " " Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to tho above •barges will bo made as follows:—If payments be delayed for three months, ma addition of 12" per cent, will be charged ; if far 6 months, 25 per *ent. ; 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 «r fall. J££f Subscriptions will not be discontinued, _xcept at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages be paid. ADVERTISING RATES. Advertisements will bo 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 will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. &3T- Obi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 29 May 1866

Staunton^nrctalor. _.. «-_ jffi . Tuesday, May 29, 1860. £_f_____ Li__ _f [______<, remaining iv the RtA'irit in l*i -t OH. ■ al the end of each month. is publish. .. hj ■. ■•' '••". ~'y, in tlie !Sf)< ! 'Jo.: r ______».___ __r<?____..__-■_:.,:__.tr- _ _^.-___t'___.>__a____-_ A _______ _______y and lecture Robin iv Staunton. One'of tlie greatest wants in o:.r town is a public library an I lecture room. We have a population of near ..>>._ soul.. which we venture to _____ is i_ jt __-p____ by any other in i_t__rg_ ice an 1 moral excellence. We have admirable school , both male and female, within our limits and noble charitable institutions on our outskirts. Yet. strange to ray. we have no public library, and no ball for the instruction and entertainment of our citizens by leefares, and public &£_______ on literary and scientific subjects. It seems to us this deficiency indicates a want of public spirit, and ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 29 May 1866

T._ocal ,4__S_ 3STews. j- -■ _.. The "Spectator." having a _»»*■* /■■■■■■_.• cireulatiou than any other ]« i] in this ph.', furnishes the be . medium &.*___•_- «%■ .. 11 _<ii _•: FOB Mai'ino _in \;:v. ■-Advertise con ______ and liberally in th, . Sfaifiirff/H _y__J- ____-." ■ _______ . B_f* Sale bonds for sale at the ". ;e_ ator" Office" —very pretty and cheap. . ._, 1 . AYe are pained to announce thai Mr. Edward Iless. living near Greenvi'lo. fell froHi a tree on Saturday la _ and broke liis back. —.—. ___ Tlie Rockingham Register has been enlarged and is printed with new type. It is a live paper and looks quite well, but would look a great deal better If" I__ (fit] not contaia such large curs which so materially mar its appearance. L_ B_i. TOIL AYe have received the June number of "Le Bon Ton," Journal de Modes, which furnishes monthly reports of Paris Fashions. This is the best journal for fashionable ladies we have ever : seen. It is published by S. T. Tay...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 29 May 1866

Trades and Callings. BY PRIVATE MILES O'REILLT. Of all trades that men may call Unpleasant and offensive, The editor's is the worst of all, For be is ever pensive ; His leaders lead to nothing high. Hie columns are unstable, And though the printers make him pi, It eloes not suit ___ table. The carpenter —his course is plana. His bit is always near him ; He augurs every hour of gain, He chisels —and none jeer him ; He shaves, yet is not close, they say, The public pay his board, sir; Full of Wise saws, he bores away, And so he swells his board, sir. Bt. Crispin's son—the man of shoea. Has awl things at control, sir ; He waxes wealthy in his views But ne'er neglects his sole, sir; His is indeed a heeling trade, And when we coma to casting. His toe tal profits he has made, AYe find his ends are lasting. The tailor, too, gives fits to all, Yet never gets a basting; His cabbages, however small, Are most delicious tasting; His goose is heated—happy pig! Unstinted in his measure ; He alway...

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