Politics

August 2, 2023

So much for Buckingham.

“Off with his head– so much for Buckingham.” The Washington papers of Saturday, bring a new list of the proscribed, sacrificed to the resentment of our magnanimous President. Among these we truly regret to see the […]
August 2, 2023

Harpers Ferry Whigs at Armory

AT HARPERS FERRY. [The toasts at Harper’s Ferry breathe an indignant spirit. Has Col. Stubblefield, the Superintendant of the U. S. Armory there, been actually “punished” or only threatened? What are the charges against him, of […]
August 2, 2023

Oak Grove Vote Banter

Shenandoah Junction is the banner precinct in this county. The 93 Democrats there only allowed two Republican votes to slip in– probably as samples. We take off our hat to the Junction Democrats. Four Republicans had […]
August 2, 2023

Bakerton Misrepresented In Vote

BAKERTON, W. Va., Aug 11, 1896.DEAR SIR– I see by the county papers there has been a mistake made in the voe on the sheriff at Oak Grove. The papers give Baker 20 majority, when it […]
August 2, 2023

A Large Political Demonstration

A Great Demonstration. We don’t know how it used to be in old times, but it is certain that the younger generation has never seen a political demonstration in Shepherdstown equal to that of Tuesday night […]
August 1, 2023

Governor Wise Addresses the Democratic Hibernian Club

Governor Wise Addresses the Democratic Hibernian Club of Richmond. Last evening by invitation, says the Richmond Whig, 30th ult., Governor Henry A. Wise addressed the Hibernian Democratic Club of Richmond. He commenced speaking just after 9 […]
July 28, 2023

Harpers Ferry Armory Site Overlooked by Government

The Harper’s Ferry Armory. In the Report of the Chief of Ordnance we find a recommendation that a grand Arsenal be established in New York for the fabrication of arms, the Chief of Ordnance assuming that […]
July 27, 2023

Mr. Clay [whig] & the Catholics

Another of the desperate means put in use, in consequence of the declining fortunes of Whiggery, is an effort to secure the Catholic vote of the country for Mr. Clay. We were shown at Harpers-Ferry, a […]
July 17, 2023

Hill appointed Assistant Principal of WV State Colored School

Mr. John H. Hill, principal of the colored public school in Shepherdstown, has been appointed assistant principal of the West Virginia State Colored School located near Charleston. The appointment is an excellent one, as Mr. Hill […]
July 4, 2023

Political Campaign Letter to Postmasters; Dr. E. H. Hedrick

HEADQUARTERS OFDR. E. H. HEDRICKCandidate For The Democratic Nomination ForGOVERNOR TO THE POSTMASTER ADDRESSED: You, as a postmaster and all other postal employees, should be informed as to the voting record of Dr. E. H Hedrick […]
May 23, 2020

British Isles – Pot Boiling

‘The political pot is boiling, almost over the brim, as expected, in the British isles. Parson Beecher of Brooklyn, in his very first speech, “put his foot in it” so maladroitly, that according to a cable […]
December 4, 2019

The Irish Relief Bill

A most extraordinary plea (says the Richmond Republican) is set up for Johnsonand Leake’s vote against the Irish Relief Bill. It is, that they could not vote for it on account of its unconstitutionality. How happened […]
July 19, 2018

Election Notice

ELECTION NOTICE. State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson, Sct. In the County Court of said County, October 6th, 1908. Ordered that the following Commissioners of Election and Challengers be appointed to hold an election at […]