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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 September 1866

Volume XLIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY 3-vi.c_h.ard IVEauzy & Co. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " " " " " 3 mo., 1.00, Postpone-* Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows : —lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 12J per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 50 p>er cent. Js®~ The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages dc 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 will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. JPST* Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Offi...

Publication Title: Staunton Spectator
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 September 1866

Jitatmtmr Spectator. J. I " 1 w Tuesday, September 18, 1866. •&S&, The circulation ofthe Spectator is about as great as the combined circulation of both the other papers published in this place, and has as many subscribers in this county alone as are contained in the whole subscription list of either of the other papers. ,—. .-•-■ jtfT The Spectator having about as many subscribers as both ofthe other papers published in this place, it is to tho interest of persons to advertise in the Spectator, and it is the duty of those who advertise for others to advertise in that paper which has the largest circulation. It becomes the duty of agents, commissioners, administrators, executors, and all who are entrusted with the interests of others to advertise in the SPECTATOR, as it has a much larger circulation than any other paper published here. Send their Names to us. Heretofore we have made no effort to increase our subscription list, and have not requested our frien...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 September 1866

Staunton Local News. J23_ Job Work of all kinds, from a visiting card to a poster, or from a circular to a pamphlet, can be executed, on short notice, in the very best style at the Spectator Office. Persons are invited to call and examine specimens. Perfect satisfaction, both as to price and style of execution, guaranteed; ___ We invite attention to the sale of valuable lands in Roanoke county advertised in this paper. -♦-. We invite the attention of the public to the advertisement of the tax collector, Sam'l R. Sterling, collector for the 6th District .«-. The sale of the Brewery advertised by Paul Richter will take place on the 22nd instead of the 24th inst., as before advertised. See advertisement. ■ > i We are pleased to learn that the admirable schools in this place commence the present session with fine prospects. We hope all will have as many pupils as they desire. ._♦-. — We were presented by Mr. Geo. Armentrout with a triple apple—three upon a singlo stem. We wer...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 18 September 1866

Coining. Without you, without you my darling ! Without you! what more can I say, To show .you how lonely my heart is, Whenever my heart is away? I wait and watch for you, dearest, With never a doubt or a fear, But that some to-morrow will bring you, Some day of all days in the year. How many to-morrows there have been! How many to-morrows may be ! The longest, love, but brings me nearer, That day of all others to me. And often I fancy I hear youYour hand on the latch of the door, Your voice in the hall and your footsteps Cl ose —closer —beside me once more. With glad eyes, half shut, now I see you, As strong and as brave and as true ; And eyes I know, even in darkness, Belong to no other than you. I know that at last it is over, The wearying trouble and care; And courage and comfort come back with The touch of your hand on my hair. But often, and often, and often, I open my eyes—you are gone! I am sitting alone by the window, The shadows of night coming on. So often I dream you are ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 25 September 1866

Volume XLIII. JStmmton Jipctator. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Hicliard Mavizy <fc Co. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currene\\ or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, ' " 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows :—lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 12J per cent, will be charged; if for 6 months, 25 per cent. ; 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. #g_ 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 will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcements of Ca...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 25 September 1866

Jtonton Jiprftator. Jm. . Tuesday, September 25. 1866. The circulation of the Spectator is about as great as the combined circulation of both the other papers published in this place, and has as many subscribers in this county alone as are contained in the whole subscription list of either of the other papers. ——. .»■ The Spectator having about as many subscribers as both ofthe other papers published in this place, it is to the interest of persons to advertise in the Spectator, and it is the awry of those who advertise for others to advertise in that paper which has the largest circulation. It becomes the duty of agents, commissioners, administrators, executors, and all who are entrusted with the interests of others to advertise in the SPECTATOR, as it has a much larger circulation than any other paper published here. The Soldiers' Convention. The proceedings of the Cleveland Convention, [ says the Enquirer, are among the most cheering \ ofthe signs ofthe times. The number, rank, j ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 25 September 1866

Staunton Spectator. Local News. We have complaints again from Phillippa, Barbour county, W. Va., that the Spectator is not received there regularly. The papers are sent off regularly from this office properly directed. The fault is elsewhere. We call the attention of Postmasters to these complaints. ■ _♦. By reference to advertisement it will be seen that John G. Effinger, is now in the house of Jones & Hewit, commission and forwarding merchants, No. 6, 15th Street between Main and Cary. Mr. Effinger has many acquaintances in this section who know how much pleasure it affords him to do business for them. MORE GRAPES. Mr. W. W. Peaco presented us with a basket of the finest grapes we ever ate. The varieties were Blan, Catawba and White grapes. These grapes were raised by Mr. Peaco, and finer specimens of grape culture, we venture to say, have never been raised in this country. ,_». SABBATH SCHOOL PICNIC. On Saturday, the 15th inst, there was a Sabbath School picnic at Ind...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 25 September 1866

Negro Suffrage. "Chalk and ivory! Heels and shins Sambo' a glory now begins! Go 'way white man ! You don t know How to vote right—dat is so. Yaw, yaw, yaw!—yaw, yaw, yaw! De happiest day I eber saw! War's de ticket ? Fetch him straight— I votes early—l votes late — I votes often—l votes right— I's no ignoramus white — Man and brudder— equal De Maker's image (in a horn !) De glory ob de risin' day— De culled cuss from Africa! Oh, kinky, minky, stinky, oh ! If dis ain't glory, tell me so! ' , -#-. ■ — Corn Song. BY J. O. WHITTIER. Heap high the farmer's wintry board ! Heap high the golden corn ! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn ! Let other lands, exulting, glean The apple from the pine, The orange from its glossy green, The cluster from the vine. We better love the hardy gift Our rugged vales bestow, To cheer us when the storms shall drift Our harvest fields with snow. Through vales of grass and meads of flowers, Our ploughs their furrows made, While on the hi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 2 October 1866

Volume XLIII. Staunton Jijj^iator. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Hich.ard M_anzy Sc Co. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " 3 mo., 1.00, " " Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows :—lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 124 per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 2a per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. Z&- The rates in currency will be changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. ••■-_- ... „ jg_- 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 will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. __S- Obituaries. Announcements oj Cand...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 2 October 1866

gtesßtott jSgotetorJ October 2, 1866. .£•&. The circulation of the Spectator is about as great as the combined circulation of both the other papers published in this place, and has as many subscribers in this county alone as are contained in the whole subscription list of either of the other papers. . •-*-• «#» The Spectator having about as many subscribers as both ofthe other papers published in this place, it is to tho interest of persons to advertise in the Spectator, and it is the duty of those who advertise for others to advertise in that paper which has the largest circulation. It becomes the duty of agents, commissioners, administrators, executors, and all who are entrusted with the interests of others to advertise in the SPECTATOR, as it has a much larger circulation than any other paper published here. The patriotic labors of the late "National Convention," which met in Philadelphia, have, we fear, says the Richmond Times, been attended with no good results. A t...

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

Jltatmiiro |>gc tata.. Local _&___ News. -in. Silas Cave, of Page county, was thrown from her horse, about a mile east of Harrison burg, on Saturday week, and had one of her legs fractured just above the ankle. . _».-• On Friday last, we learn, a negro woman at Craigsville in this county was caught between the train of cars and the platform at that depot and seriously, if not mortally injured. Gen. Jubal A. Early will spend the winter in Toronto, Canada West. He has completed his history of his Valley Campaign and has it now in press. It will be issued in a short time. It is said to be written in good style. ■ i • The Federal Tax Collector collected iv this place last week $ 12500. He found that the citizens of this county are prompt in paying their taxes, notwithstanding the hard times, and the unjust character of the tax. Nearly all the money people save now is consumed in paying taxes. . | ■ The former residence of Jeff. Kinney, Esq., next to the Spectator ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 2 October 1866

Motto of the Mass. BY MILKS O'REILLY. I've seen enough of life, although Not yet beyond my prime ; With men of all sorts—high and low— I've mingled in my time. When but a boy it came to pass That, thrown upon the town, I found the motto ofthe mass Was, "kick him when he's down." And every year since then hath given Fresh proof of this decree ; But whether made in hell or heaven The doctors disagree. I only know the fact is so, And smile at it or frown, The art of life seams in the strife, To kick whoever's down. Young Leon in his twentieth year, Had friends —God wot! a heap ; Their friendship may have been sincere— It surely was not cheap. He came of age—spent all he had, And wandering through_the town, Neglected, hungry, well nigh mad, \ V;. kicked when he was down. Poor Edith, too, the lovliest girl That ever charmed our sight, Of beauty's crown the fairest pearl. And good as she was bright. She fell! she fell! Let scandal tell The tale to all the town, Aloud proclaim a sister's s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 October 1866

Volume XLIII. Jitamtton PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY Richard Mamzy <fc Co. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to the above charges will be made as follows : —lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 12i per cent, will be charged ; if for 6 months, 25 per cent. ; and if for 12 months, 50 per cent. _?3h The rates in currency will bo changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. ~ . , JS_- Subscriptions will not be discontinued, except at the option ofthe Editor, till all arrearages De 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 will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. Obituaries, Announcement* of Candidates for Office, Communic...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 October 1866

j|tefflttott Rotator. jim. Tuesday, October 9. 1866. The circulation of the Spectator is about as great as the combined circulation of both the other papers published in this place, and has as many subscribers in this county alone as are contained in the whole subscription list of either of the other papers. r_ ■ — j2_- The Spectator having about as many subscribers as both ofthe other papers published in this place, it is to the interest of persons to advertise in the Spectator, and itin the duty of those who advertise for others to advertise in that paper which has the largest circulation. It becomes the duty of agents, commissioners, administrators, executors, and all who are entrusted with the interests of others to advertise in the SPECTATOR, as it has a much larger circulation than any other paper published here. Send their Names to us. Heretofore we have made no effort to increase our subscription list, and have not requested our friends to solicit subscriptions, for the reas...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 October 1866

Jltatmtmt Jipi: tator. Local _&___ News. i__ Job Work of all kinds, from a visiting card to a poster, or from a circular to a pamphlet, can be executed, on short notice, in the very best style at the Spectator Office. Persons are invited to call and examine specimens. Perfect satisfaction, both as to price and style of execution, guaranteed. WOOD. Those of our subscribers who wish to pay their subscriptions with wood are requested to do so during the present month. Bring good wood and good loads. .-». "The American Farmer," a monthly magazine of agriculture and horticulture, published by Worthington & Lewis, No. 52, S. Gray St., Baltimore, Md., at $2 per annum. THE FARMER. "The Farmer," for this month has been received. It is published by Elliot & Shields, at Richmond, at three dollars per annum. We repeat our advice to the farmers to subscribe for it. .-#-. "The Rural Gentleman" is the title of a monthly journal, devoted to Horticulture, Agricult...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 9 October 1866

Love of the Country. m In solitude I love to roam, On plains, or mountains high; To watch the soaring warbler Speed onward to the sky; To listen to the little birds In God's cathedral towers, Tuning their tiny notes of praise Amid their leafy bowers; To gaze on all the valleys fair ; To see the hillside green, Where, wandering listlessly along, The sheep at will may glean. To wander farthest from the haunts Of toil, and care, and strife; To sit beside the gurgling stream, So full of happy life ; And where the torrents leap and dash Into the depths below, And murmuring breezes sadly sigh— 'Tis there I love to go. To go, or not to go. BY AX EXEMPT —WRITTEN DURING THE WAR. To go, or not to go—that is the question; Whether it pays best to suffer pestering By idle girls and garrulous old women, Or to take up arms against a host of Yankees, And by opposing, get killed. To die. to sleep, (Git eout!) and in this sleep to say "we sink, To rest by all our country's wishes blest," And live for...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 October 1866

Volume XLIII. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BY -Richard ___a_izy & Co. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Advance Payments. For 1 yr., $3 in Currency, or equivalent in Specie. " 6 mo., 1.85, " " " " " 3 mo., 1.00, Postponed Payments. If not paid in advance, additions to tho above charges will be made as follows :—lf payments be delayed for three months, an addition of 12£ per cent, will be charged ; if for G months, 2a per cent. ; and if for 12 months, bi) per cent. /£_- The rates in currency will bo changed from time to time as the price of specie may rise or fall. j_. 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 bo naked upon the manuscript it will be published until forbid and charged accordingly. ;£_- Obituaries, Announcements of Candidates for Office, Communica...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 October 1866

jtomtrnt JSjitc tator. j£m Tuesday. October 16, 1866. tHfeJ The circulation of the Spectator is about as great as the combined circulation of both the other papers published in this place, and has as many subscribers in this county alono as are contained in the whole subscription list of either of the other papers. —i n i > j__*r- The Spectator having about as many subscribers as both ofthe other papers published in this place, it is to the interest of persons to advertise in the Spectator, and \t'\s the duty of those who advertise for others to advertise in that paper which has the largest circulation. It becomes the duty of agents, commissioners, administrators, executors, and all who are entrusted with the interests of others to advertise in the SPECTATOR, as it has a much larger circulation than any other paper published here. Send their Iff ames to us. Heretofore we have made no effort to increase our subscription list, and have not requested our friends to solicit s...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 October 1866

Local Jm News. iftt" Job Work of all kinds, from a visiting card to a poster, or from a circular to a pamphlet, can be executed, on short notice, in the very best style at the Spectator Office. Persons are invited to call and examine specimens. Perfect satisfaction, both as to price and style of execution, guaranteed. WOOD. Those of our subscribers who wish to pay their subscriptions with wood are requested to do so during the present month. Bring good wood and good loads. . #. The annual Fair ofthe Rockbridge Agricultural and Mechanical Society will be held in Lexington on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the 24th. 25th and 26th of this month. . » ■ Abraham Golladay, from the neighborhood of Craigsville, was committed to jail last Saturday night, charged with entering the springhouse of Robert Young, and taking therefrom one crock of butter and one copper kettle. ».#_ . We invite the attention of our readers to the interesting letter which will be found on our first page from Mr. Hi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Staunton Spectator — 16 October 1866

From the Metropolitan Record. Idylls of the War. AT NIGHT—TO AN ABSENT HUSBAND. 'Tis midnight, and our baby boy Lies slumbering in his nest, The busy little feet are still, The prattling lips at rest; Only the round white arm outstretched, Unconscious what they seek, With tiny, fluttering fingers strive To find his mother's cheek ; That mother stealing from his side, Seeks to commune with thee, Her soul as restless as the tide Of the unquiet sea. She looks round the familiar room, Where all things are unchanged, Yet seem their shadow t s to assume Fantastic shapes and strange. Your garments hanging by the wall Amid their folds retain A shadowy semblance of the form They may not clasp again. Your couch its old accustomed place, Beside tho casement keeps, Tho' on its vacant pillow now Only the moonlight sleeps; But 1 sleep not —I cannot sleep, And anxious, restless, wild, I list with envy to the deep Calm breathing of our child, And pray that 'ueath the soldier's tent Your own rude be...

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