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H. B. & A. MAYO,
. ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Mi Arthur, Viuton County, Ohio,
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E. A. BRATTOnT
.ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Uo Arthur, Vinton County, Ohio,
WILL attend to all legal bus'inces intruded
to h'm curs in Vinton lAthors,Jual'S"nl
Koas, Hocking, andadjniningcounlics. 1'iirlio-
lar attention given tu tliu oolloc(iuii ofsuldierit
elalrus for penioin. bounties arrears ol pay,
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MeA tuur, - . - - Ohio,
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Joseph j. Mcdowell
ATT; ' UNEY AT LAW
DHrUTY lloetor of Internal Rovomio.
Office orei Thoa. B. Davis & 6on' aenro,
Mio street Mo Arthur, Ohio. auglSiii3
JOBIFI BRAD! UKT. WILLIAM MARK.
13 RAD P TRY & MARX,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
0ArtIiur, Vinton County, Ohio.
WILL attf id rromp'lj to all business en
truviud to ihoircare, In VinWu and A'b
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PAY, B9LWTV .4D PEXSIOXS
ill be collocted promptly by
Edward A. Brattoii,
AtLioldiers, wlie are by law, entitlod to
Back Pay, Bounty and runuion, and will
va, fathers, motbora, bfothera, and Biators of
4oeaxcd soldiers claims will bo promptly at
toaded to. jji!6lf
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ITILL'oHeot tho $100 additional Bounty
granted by Congress to cqmilizo bounty;
also, iacrea. d pern-ions to widows and children
f c'eooae& oluiors, nnd all other
Call on m at my olhce over Tlio. B. Davis
A Son's eto i, Main street, MoArtlmr. Chio.
uglm8 JOSEl'Il J. McDOWELL.
J2acTc-P(y, Bounty 0 Pensions.
ILp cC'aptnin 18ih. V. I
Attends pi oniptly to the collection
BACK-PAY, BOUNTY and PENSIONS.
1EUS EJ. 1S0NABLE.-OFFICE Logan
street, No th of J, K. Will's residence
Ar'har, 0. fjnly 12,6 mo.
RESIDENT DEN II ST,
JACKSON, C. II. OHIO.
tW Teeth extracted by the use of Laugh
ing Gas.. jyoy .
. W. J. WOLTZj
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1JE W EL RY,
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M isial Instruments, .
, BfeA RTHUR, - - - Ohio.
'.SALTSRTTT?.Y urotrf.r nn
!"' Extensive Manufoeiurors fc I m porters 0f '
' nmn di itb ni) vww wwtti nv i
'. u vuuf i u.iiuw vu uiuuuu nuLni i
'.v: soroS And nickel 1
Amerlcan,Enlish & Swiss Watches,
CASED BT OUR8ELVE8,
And Kviry description of .
.. Taney . Goods and Yankee tfotions,
T?8PECIALLY sdanted AND fnatiynA tnr
, -Hi SenTHiBW and Wjstbrw Tbad. Ciren
' lare and full descriptive Price Lista sent free. , '
A ffont a MtinlAil airnr vnara ' A A ,1 -
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M'ARTHUH, VINTON COUNTS OHIO, NOVEMBER 22,
JO E V O U & C 0.11 1 A X Y ,
3, and 85, Pearl Street, Up Stairs,
C I XC I X X A T I, O ll 1 O .
FKEK TO MILLINERS and MtBt'HANTS
an unusually rich a-ortmcnt of
At Lowevt Niw Von Prices. Wo alsi man
ifacture ' . '
In all tho Nkw I'atierxb. Spncinl attontion
will bo (riven to FILLING t'UDEUS for persons
whnciiiinot vfi-i t tlio cily.
EST Any (roods coutunordoi maybe returned
l uov uusiaciory 10 iio ouyi .
DEVOU & CO.
Sgl'm Bit A fH Pmrl t., np atniri
PliOD UCE DEALEB,
Cornqr of Front ami JJndison Streets,
BUY all kinds of Cuuutty Produce1.
GROGEIUES nnd LIQUORS
COB. OF MAIN & LOCUST STK.
TTas now on hand a very largo and well bo-
11 icciea stocK,ot. all kind of lirocris and
Liquora, eonaiating in part of reax, coffee, su
gar, Tobacco, o!gsr, white Fish, Muckeral, ood
nsn, FicKics. cauired rcacliea,coveoysU'ri, rep
per ouuce.i'utMup, n. o. woIUkbos, cidur vinegar
odcoida, powdor, mad, hot, cups,
All Kinds of Dyc-Slutf,
A general a??or'.- icnt of perfumoriofi, enstode
ro' iiairdyo .rrantcd to coltr the hair a jet
LI..L . 1 i
umgi uiioi irjury io me imir orscuip,los
tcttor's and Moba.k'B stomach aittcra, cmiccn
trated Lye, soap, a gcnerul asiortmont of en
tlumen'a winter gloves from the Uncut bucl to
the common woolen, nil kinds of Liquor from
tho finest rronch Brandy and old Bourbon whis
ky tocunimon corn whisky to be sold from one
Milt to on hundred ffuMnna. or anv other auan-
tit dosircd, all of which he proposes to sell ns
low, i not tower (nan otner noure mtbeceun-
tj. til kinds of eountry produce tukou in ex-
cnange tor tirtcones.
t'hildreu can get goods as cheap is their pa
ron Is. ,
COME OE! COME ALL!
Sept. !i7-6m. J. . 8WETLANI).
J. g. mm
CO TO THE
SEW HARDWARE STORE.
Just cponed by
WUE'JEwillbo constantly kept, atspton
ishinjiy low prices, a complete assort
Nails, File&'Rasps, Locks, ITatchcts, Tlam
mnrs. Axes. Hand saws, Wood saws, Angers,
Chisels, Druw-knives, Butts, Screws,
Wrenclit's. Bolts. Curry combs, Paint uml
Wall brushes, Butcher's knives. Table ami
Pocket cutlery, Gun locks, Tubes, Powder,
Lead, Gun caps. Shot, etc., etc.
Also, Coul and Wood Cooking Stoves, Heating
Stoves and Orates, Togother wtth a full as
T I If - W A R E !
Ail of which will be sold very lor for cash.
To convince the people (hat we sell chetper
han auyothor establishment in town, we aik
them to give nsacall.
Room ouo door east of E, D. Dodges itore and
opposite Bruttons block.
novlynl KTRONd & GIBBONS.
To Owners of Horses !
rllE nndorslgned won Id ake (his method of
informing owners of hrseiand tho public
generally that he ia prepared to remove
Any Enlargement on a Horse,
l In from ,
Six to Mne Days.
Ho can be consulted at all timet In itcArthur,
where he will be pleased to have (hose wishing
his io r vices, to call upon him. -
A Positive Cure or no Charge.
. novisral : .. ' . ', - J.O. STRINQUM. i
NOTICE 'Is heieby given, that TETER
8HR1NER. n KinhUn.l TVlo h..
been appointed aa County Auctioneer. Those
nivinit nnainABt In hi tlnA j ll a n
-v.-sj, VHaUV3 ug mil ui WUII W CU
UdOd hint Aft ia Tftftidflw l Uuv,i-
a ' BiVIUIUM tV"U"
llirw, , . .
Oh, could there in this world be found
Some little snot of liannv eronnd
Where village pleasures might go round
itnout the villairo tattllnir.
IIw doubly bleftitfd that placo would b 0
litre all might dwell iu liberty,
Free from the bi'tcr misery
Of gossips endless prattling!
If such It spot were really known,
Dame Peace might claim it as her own j
And in it she might fix her throne
- Forever and forever;
There, like a queen might reign nnd live
Where every ono would soon forgive
The little slights they might receive
And be offended never .
The mischief makers that remove
Far from our hearts tlio warmth of love,
And lead us all to disapprove
; What gives another pleasure;
They seem to take one's part, but when
They've heard our case, unkindly then
They soon retail them all again, '
ilixed with poisonous measure .
And then they have inch a cunning way
Of telling tales. They softly say,
'Don't mention what I say, I pray;
I would not tell another."
Straight to your neighbor's house they go,
Xarratinp; every tiling they know,
And break tlio peace of high nnd low
Wife, husband, friend, ami brother
Oh I that the mischief-making crew
Were all reduced to one or two,
And they were painted ml or blue,
That every one might know them;
Then would the village soon forget
To rage and quarrel, fume and fret,
And fall into an angry pet,
With things too much below them.
For it's a sad degrading part,
To make another's bosom smart,
And plant a dagger iu the heart,
Wc ought to love and cherish ; ;
Theu let us evermore be found
In qucitness with all around,
While friendship, pence, and joy abound,
And angry feelings perish,
MISCHIEF MAKERS. Miscellany.
A RUNAWAY MATCH.
A great many years since, when
bright-eyed and fair haired lasses
were not so plenty in New England
as they are now, there dwelt in the
town of I , a pretty village,
distant some live and twenty miles
trom "market town," a peculiar
comely and graceful maiden, who
had a peculiarly ugly and cross
grained but wealthy father.
Minnie was Danlbrth's only child
and report said truly that she would
be his sole legatee,. The old man
was sturdy larmer, and was esti
mated to be worth lully ten thou
sand dollars; at that period a very
The sparkling eye3 winning man
ners of Minnie Danforth had stirred
up the finer feelings of the whole
male portion of tho village.' nnd her
suitors were numerous; but Iter fath
er was particular, and none succeed
ed in making headway with him or
In the meantime. Minnia hurl n
true and loval lover in secret. Whn
would have supposed for one mo
ment mat sucn a lellow would dare
to look upon beauty and compara
tive refinement? His name was
Walker, or he was crenerallv called
Joe, and he was simply a farmer
employed by old Danforth, who had
entrusted doe with tne management
of his place for two or three years.
But a very excellent farmer, and
right good manager, was this plain
unassuming, but good looking Joe
Walker, lie was young ta, only
twenty-three: and" lie actually fell
.1 a.l - ..A . .
in love wun Deauuiui, pleasant, joy
ous Minnie Danforth. his employer's
only daughter. But the strangest
part of the occurrence was that
Minnie returned his 1ovf enrnestlv.
truly and frankly , and promised to
wea mm at tne iavonte moment.
. Thinsrs went on mernlv fnr a time
but old Danforth discovered certain
glances and attentions between
them, which excited hia ansniVinns.
Very soon afterwards Joe learned
ine oia man's mina indirectly in re
card to his future disnnsfll nf Min
nie's hand, and he quickly saw that
me case was a nopeiess one, unless
he re3orted to strategy, and so he
set his wits at once to work.
Bv aerfeement an nnnnrpnt cnlth
f t -
pess and distance was observed by
the lovers toward ear.h other, for
five or 6ix months; and the father
saw witn satisiaction that his pre
vious suspicions' and fears had all
been premature. Then . by agree
ment also between them, Joe absen
ted himself from the house. at. eve
ning; and, night after night, for full
three months i longer, did Joo disap
pear as soon as his.work was finish-
tl, to return home only at late-bed
me. This was unusual, and Dan
fiprth was determined to know the
ause of it.
Joo frankly confessed that he was
h love with a man's daughter who
lesidod less then tli ee miles distant;
!iilt the old man had utterly refused
o entertain his application for tho
iand of the young girl.
-Thi8 was capital. Just what old
Danforth most desired: This satis
pedhim thatlio had made a mistake
n regard to his own child, and he
would help Joe cet married and
Ltkus stop futher. suspicious and
trouble. So he said :
"Well Joe, is she a buxom lass?"
4Yes, yes,' said Joe. 'That is for
other folks to say. I am not much
of a J udgo myself.'
'And you liko her?'
Then marry her,' said old Dan
forth.' ' 'But I cannot tho father objects.'
Tooh!' continued Danforth, 'let
him do so; what need you care? Run
away with her.'
'Yes. Off with her at once. If
the girl will join all right.. Marry
her. Bring her here; you shall have
the cottago at the foot of the lane:
I'll furnish it for you, your wages
shall be increased, and the man
may like it or not, as ho will.
'No buts, Joe. Do as I bid you.
Go about it at once, and '
'You'll stand by me?'
'Yes, to the last. I know you
J oe. You are a good fellow, a good
workman, and will make anybody
a goad son or husband.'
'The old iellow will be so mad,
'Who cares, I say? Go on quickly
'To-morrow night, then,' said Joe.
'Yes,' said Danforth.
'I will hire Glover's horse.'
'No you shan't.'
'I say no. Take my horse the
best one. Young Morgan; he will
take you off in fine style in the new
'And as soon as you are spliced,
come right back here, and a jolly
time we will have of it at the old
'Her father will kill me!' ..
'Bah! he is an old fool whoever
he is; he don't know your eood
qualities, Joe, so well as I do. Do
not be afraid, faint heart, you know,
never won a lair woman.
'The old nian will be astonished.'
'Never mind, go on. We will
turn the laugh on him. I will take
care of you and your wife at anv
'I will do it,' said Joe.
'You shall,' said Danforth, and
they parted iu the very best of spir
its.' An hour after dark, on the follow
ing evening, Joe made his appear
ance decked in a nice new suit, and
old man bustled out to the barn
with him, helped to harness youug
r j i . i i i
Morgan to ins new pnaeton. ana
leading the spunky auiinal himself
into the road, away went happy Joe
Walker in search of his bride.
A few rods from tho house he
found her, as per previous arrange
ments, and repairing to the next
village, the parson very quickly
made them one in holy wedlock.
Joe took his bride and soon dashed
back to the village of P , and
halted at old Danfortb's house, who
was already looking for him, and
who received him with open arms.
'Is it done?' cried the old man.
'Yes,' answered Joe.
'Bring her in, bring her in,' con
tinued the old lellow in high glee:
'never mind compliments, no mat
ter about the dark entry here, here,
Joe, to the right, in the best parlor;
we will have a time now, sure!' and
the anxious farmer rushed away for
lights, and returned almost immedi
ately 'Here is the certificate, sir,' said
'Yes, yes '
'And this is my wife, he continu
ed, as he passed up his beautiful
bride Minnie Danforthl '
'What!' roared the old file, 'what
did you say, you villian,you scamp,
audacious cheat; you you.'
'it is the truth, sir, we are lawful
ly married. You assisted me, you
planned the whole affair, you lent
me your horse, you thought me last
evening worthy of any man's child;
you encouraged me, you promised
to stand by me, you offered me the
cottage at the foot of the lane, you'
'I did not, I deny it. . You can't
prove it, you are a a'
Calmly, now sir,' continued Joe.
And the entreaties of a happy cou
ple were at once united to quell tho
old man's ire, and to persuade him
to acknowledge the union.
, The father relented at last. It
was a job of his own manufacture,
and he saw how useless it would
he, finally, to destroy it.
lie crave in reluctantly, and the
fair Minnie Danforth was overjoyed
to be duly acknowledged as Mrs.
The marriage proved a joyful one
and the original assertion of old
Danforth proved truthful in every
respect, tho cunning lover was a
good son and a faithlul husband,
and lived many years to enjoy the
happiness which followed upon his
runaway match; while the old man
never cared to hear about the de
tails of tho elopement, for he saw
how completely he overshot his
Loud. A man lately went to the
poBt-olfice, and putting his noso
close to the delivery-box, cried out:
' "Louder!" '
The clerk, supposing the man to
be deaf, and that he was requesting
him to speak louder, so that ho
could hear, asked him in aloud tone
the name of the party for whom ho
wanted the letter.
"Louder 1" cried the man.
"What name?" yelled tho clerk.
"Louder 1", again bawled the man,
who now supposed the clerk to be
The clerk took a long breath, and
with all his might again bellowed
out in tho man's face tho same
. "What name?"
This was done in so loud a tone
that the echo .seemed to return
from tho far-off .hills. Tho man
started back in alarm, shouted at
the very top of hi3 big lungs
"Louder, sir Louder! 1 told you
Louder my name is nothing else!"
' . -,
Extraordinary Answers. A pu
pil of Abbe Sicord gave the follow
ing" extraordinary answers:
What is gratitude?
Gratitude is the memory of the
What is hope?
Hope is the blossom of constant
What is tho difference between
hope and desire?
Desire is a tree in leal, hope is a
tree in flower, and enjoyment is a
tree in fruit.
What is eternity?
A day without yesterday or to
morrow a line that has no end.
What is lifo ?
A line that has two ends; a path
which begins at tho cradle and
ends at the tomb.
What is God?
The necessary being, tho sun of
eternity, tho merchant of nature,
tho eye of justice, the watchmaker
of the universe, the soul of tho
Does God reason?
Man reasons, because he doubts:
ho deliberates! ho decides. God is
omniscient. He never doubts he
therefore never reasons.
Diabolical Ingenuity. One Par
rot, a Frenchman, has invented
three terribly destructive engines
the first, a three-barrelled air gun,
firing one thousand bullets per-mi-nute,
the bullets droping frcm a
hopper without intermission into
the gun, the second is similar, but
mounted on wheels; and the third
is a steam locomotive, discharging
two pound weight of projectiles
per second, and capable of killing
one hundred and seventy-two thou
sand eight hundred men in twenty
four hours, if but ono man was killed
to ever hundred shots discharged.
Somebody ought to tumble the
editor of the Wilcox County News
into;the Alabama, and put a couple
of bars of pig-metal on him until
he learns to keep cool. He is in
dignant at tho declaration of Hall's
Journal of Health that husband
and wife should sleep in separate
rooms, declaring that Dr. Hall can
sleep how, when and where he
pleases, but for himself, he intends
to sleep where he can defend his
wite against the rats and all other
nocturnal foes as long as he has got
one to defend.
"Oh, she was a jewel of a -wife !"
said Pat, mourning over the los6 of
his better half; "she always struck
me with the soft end of the mop."
Mr. James Hogg and Miss Ella
Beans were recently joined in wed
lock at Eushville, Indiana. Accord
ing to theeverlasting fitness of thing
this announcement should appear
in the agricultural department.
AOVKKTISINO T Ell MS.
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Ka h additional Insertion,' . ., 40
Curds, per year, ten lines, 8 OO
Notices of Executors. Administra
tors mid Guitrdhinsr 2 OO
Attachment notices before J. P, . . 2 OO
Local notices, per line, , IU
Yearly advertisnients will ba charged
$GO per column, and at porportionat
rates for less than a column. Payable in
VALUABLE HISTORICAL RECORD.
The following is the list of Pres
idents and Vice Presidents of tho
United States, as well as those who
have been candidates for these offi
ces since tho organization of the
In 17S9 Gcorgo Washineton and
John Adams no opposition.
In 1797 John Adams opposed
Thomas Jefferson who having tho
next highest electoral vote became
In 1801 Thomas Jefferson and
Aaron Burr, opposed by John Ad
ams and 0. 0. rinckney. '"! 1
1S05 Thomas Jefferson and Geo.
Clinton, beating 0. C. Pinckney
and Kufus King.
1S03 James Madison and George
Clinton, opposed by C. C. rinckney.
and Rufu3 King.
1813 James Madison and Elbridgo
Gerry, opposed by DeWitt Clinton
and Jared Ingersoll.
1817 Jas. Monroe and D. Tomp
kins, beating Rufus King arid John
1821 James Monroe and Danitl
D. Tompkins, beating John Q. Ad
ams and Daniel Rodney.
1825 John Q. Adairi3 beating
Andrew J ackson, Wm. H. Crawford
and Henry Clay, there-beirfg four
candidates for President, andJohri
0. Calhoun, beating Nathan Sand
ford and others. '
1829 Andrew Jackson and John
C. Calhoun, beating John Q. Ad
ams and Richard Rush.
1833 Andrew Jackson and Mar
tin Van Buren, beating Henry Cldy
and John Sergeant.
1836 Martin Van Buren and
Richard M.Johnson, beating W;
II. Harrison and Francis Granger.
1S41 Wm. II. Harrison and Jolm
Tyler, beating Martin Van Bureri
and R. M. Jthnson. Mr. Harrison
died in one month after the inaugu
ration and Tyler took the chaif. 1
1845 James K. Polk and George
M. Dallis, beating Henry Clay and
1849 Zachary Taylor and Millard
Fillmore, beating Lewis Cass and
W. 0. Butler. Mr. Taylor died one'
year and one month after his inau
guration and Mr. Fillmore took the"
1853 Franklin Pierce and W, Ii.
King, boating Winfield Scott and
V. A. Graham.
1S57 Jamos Buchanan and John
C. Breckenridge, beating Millar'd
Fillmore and A. J. Donnelson, arid
J. C. Fremont and W. L. Dayton.
1801 Abraham Lincoln and Han
nibal Hamlin, beating J. C. Breck
enridge r.nd Joseph Lane, John M.
Bell and Edward Everett, and S.
A. Douglas and II. V. Johnson. :
1SC5 Abraham Lincoln and An
drew Johnson, beating Geo. B. Mc
Clellan and Geo. II. Pendleton.
Mr. Lincoln was assassinated one
month after the inauguration and
Mr. J ohnson is completing the term.
ONE OF BUTLER'S LIES.
The editor of the. Atlanta (Ga.)
New Era, in noticing tho boast of
Beast Butler, that when in New
Orleans it was an cvery-day occur
rence fur women, splendidly dress
ed in silks and satins, to come into
his office, and ask favors on their
bended knees, 6ays:
"We arc tolerably well posted iri
the history of Benjamin during his
eventful sojourn in New Orleans,
and without the least feeling of an
ger or resentment, wc pronounce
his statements, in tho above ex
tract, a palpable fabrication. . ' '
"No woman in New Orleans, or
in any part of tho State of Louisi
ana, ever bent the suppliant knee'
to hini, or any of his, military . or
civil attaches. While acting th
part of Major-General in the Cres
cent City, Benjamin was not recog
nized as a gentleman, which caused
him to do and say a great , many
very naughty things. Parties could
however, at all times,obtain releas
es and othei favors without bowing
the knee, for it is a most notable
fact that nothing but the dubi' or
spoons was ever roquired as a, com
pensation for outside favors.'' . ;
.A Western paper ; strikes' the
names of two subscribers . from
its. list because thev were reoAnHw
hung. The publisher lays he was
compelled to be sevre, because; he
did not know their present address.-
"Anything to please the child,"
as the nurse said when sh ; W. it.'
baby crawl out of tho third' story
' Evert womnn has a nil.f V
w m .ig,u UJ
on v aoA SnA rilpnaaa 4Vyi iYnU ttrA.A
to statelier real age no one would
i 1 .
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