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S. O. SWIFT,
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
BLANK BOO XS.STATI ONER Y
WALL PAPER ,
Tor Churches and Halls-
24 Paint Street,
FRUIT J R
NYE & MACKEY.
OPPOSITE THE COURT HOUSE,
67 PAINT STItET.
CIIILLICO THE, OHIO,
INVITE Ihs attention or merchants and fUr
naceinen to lh Inrye mock of the above ar
4 idea just received. We will sell l 1 ie very
lowcat figures to the trail. Orders solicited
nd promptly attended o. tUl
N. J. BOWERS,
RESIDENT DEN 1 1ST,
Particular attention given to the treatment
of the natural teeth.
J. F. TO WELL, Portsmouth, Ohio,
t)0ers to the Merchants and Furnace
rueu of Vinton county, a superior stock
of Dry Goods and Notions, on terms
the most favorable. ltfeptly
Notice to Teachers.
. THE ROAKD of School Examiners
Tor Vinton County will meet nt the
Union School House, in McArthur, on
the 1st and 3rd Sit unlays of March,
April, May, September, October and
November; and the let Saturday in
January, February, June, July, Au
gust hdiI December, in each year. Ex
aminations to commence at ten o'clock,
A. M. Satisfactory eviJence of good
moral character will be required in all
cimes. A fee of 50 cents is required
by law from each applicant
M. II. IUU.nES Cli'n Hoard of
J. S. II I) UN, V School Ex-
L. O. PKUL'UE, CTk, I eminers.
Howard Sanitary AIl Associa
tion. For the Relief and Cure ol the Erring and Un
fortuuateou Principles of Christian
Essays on the Errors of Youth, and the fol
lies of Aye, in relation lo Marriage and 8ot-il
fivila, with sanitaiy aid for the alllioled
lent free, in sealed envelope. Address,
HOWARD ASSOCIATION, Box P, H.:' Vi.il
NO. 115, 1. 0, 0. F.
jftffc. T) Klil'LAR Meetings ofthis En--3Vv'
XV'ampment will hereafter be
liHd on the second and lout
StfiW6 Wednesday ereuimis of eocai
tnanth. Patriarch ol itlicr encampment
who mar be veiling om mn ore inviied to
atta.id. A A HON WILL, CP.
J una T. Rsrsx, 8.
M. Arlhlir, r'eh'v 17, 1870.
HAVING Sited up our maohiuery in first
claes style, ve are prepared to do
OABDIHG, BPIH5IBQ & WEAVING
on short notice and in the moat or a man
like manner. We have on hand and kr sals
at our factory, s good supply of
Jeans, Flannels, Blankets, &c,
which we wiil sell cheap
The Highest Market Price in Cash,
. Pid for Wool
),l i m I ll HMO,
ua Allt nuile, Vniiu C , 0.
$72.00 EACH WEEK.
gents wanted everywhere BuMness strict
y. legitimate, Particulars ire. Addree J.
WOBfH, eu Louis, Mo.
THE VINTON RECORD,
Offiolal Organ of Vinton County.
Large, formerly ol
Swan township, has returned to
hia old home to await his re
covery from wounds received
t the hands of the Indians,
uear Fort Dodge, Kinsas. lie
was out locating lands when
he was attacked by Little Crow
and six other Indians, his leg
broken and skull fractured by
blows Irom tomahawks, scalped
and left tor dead on the field.
Little Crow first attacked him
for the murder of his father
and a band of Indians in Min
nesota, by a parly of whites
eleven years since, mistaking
Lurge for one of the number.
After laying on the field four
days he was found by soldiers
from Fort Dodge, who had not
ed his absence and, and were
in search of him. The affair oc
curred last October. It was
four months before the wound
where his scalp was removed
began to heal, and even at
this late day it is still sore, and
much inflamed, and about the
ugliest looking wound we ever
Wk neglected last week to
noie the accident which result
ed in the dnath of Mrs. Thom
as Brewer, on Monday ol last
week. She had started from
Z tleski on the railroad track to
walk home, about two miles
from thai place. She stepped
off of the track to let a train
pass by her, but was drawn in
towards the train by the cur
rent of air, slipped, or became
dizzy, and fell against the rear
car, Iracluring her skull near
the temple, i eeull ing in her
death in about an hour after
the accident. Site was about
thirty-five years of age, and
wa9 a lady universally respected.
Ge'iugk Douglas was struck
on the shoulder by the Fast
Line going east, on Tuesday
evtning' during" the heavy
storm, neai Vinton Station,
and had his shoulder blade
broken. He was walking along
the 'rack, going home from
his work, and (bo noise ol the
storm drowned that of the
train, and he did not know of
its approach until the engine
siruck him. lie was badly
huit, but will recover.
The Cincinnati Exposition
commences next week, and
many ot our citizens will at
tend. Some of the in no doubt
will take that opportunity to
buy themselves or their wives
a handsome watch. We can
recommend all such to be sure
to call on Harry Uowe, at 103
Main St., between Third and
Fourth. He is making a spe
cialty of fine watches, and is
retailing at wholesale prices
Remember the place, 103 Main
St., and give him a call if you
want anything in his line.
We invite the attention of
our readers to the advertise
ment ol the Goodrich Tucker,
in another column. It is sim
ple, works perfectly, and is the
most uselul attachment that
can be put on a sewing ma
chine. Buy no other until you
examine the Goodrich. Most
of the sewing machine agents
sell them. Woodside, the
Wheeler & Wilson agent, says
it is the only tucker worth
Tub Scioto County Agricul
tural Society holds its annual
lair at Portsmouth, Sept. 17th,
18th, and 19ih. We acknowl
edge the receipt of an invitation
Irom Ri N. Spry, Secretary, to
A seqro stole the carpet
from a Tennessee chnrch, and
cut. it up into horse blankets,
and the congregation all went
over to Broad river to see him
immersed. From some unac
countable accident, he was held
under the water just one min
ute too long.
There will be a conv3ntion
of soldiers of the Mexican war
at Roiabel, Ohio, Oct. 4in.
Ihk Concert given last
Thursday evening for the ben.
efitof theM E Church, by Mrs
W. V. Lawrence, Misses Una
and Ida Row, Dr. J. L. Dunlap
and daughter, and Herbert
Holland, was well attended,
and the audience highly de
lighted with the music of the
perlormerj. Mrs. Lawrence's
lull rich soprano voice led the
club, Miss Ida Row sustaining
the contrrho, Mr. Holland the
tenor, Dr. Dunlap the bags,wiib
Miss Llna Row presiding at the
piano. The music furnished by
the club, and solos and duetts
by the members were faultless,
and Mios Row's performance
on the piano exhibited that
rare skill, ease and delicacy ol
execution for which she is no
led. Altogether it was the
greatest musical concert we
have listened to in McArthur,
and far ahead of the profession
al combinations which have
visited us. The audience was
highly pleased, and in their
behalt and of those having the
concert in charge, we are re
quested to thank the club lor
their kindness iti volunteering
ALLENSVILLE, O. Aug. 26,1873.
Our village this morning was
the scene of considerable ex
citement occasioned by a pair
of horses attached to a two
horse carriage entering tovvn
from toward McArthur at full
speed. It was immediate
ly seen that there was no driv
er and the cainage and horses
literally covered with mud
Our citizens ut once used their
best efforts to impede the prog
ress of the frightened horses
and before they reached the
western boundary of town they
were compelled to halt, when
some ol our citizens at once
recogn zed the rig as belong
ing to Mr. Fox, of llamden.
At once two of our citizens
leaped, into tiie carriage mak
ing the runaway team cover
their tracks made in their
flight. When . a .hall mile eas(,
ol town they found something
in the shape of a man lying in
the road in a beastly state of
intoxication, with his broad
cloth all saturated in mud and
filthy water. When the un.'or
tunate creature was taken into
the carriage Irom which he had
fallen, ami brought to the Farm
ers Hotel where the frightened
team and the inebriated, un
fortunate creature was fitly
cared lor, by the landlord pro
fusely administering the vir
tue ol Divines linament, and
after the latter had lain in this
state for eight hours, and na
ture had gained its supremacy
it was ascertained llti.t our ua
tortunate guest was a represen
tative of the house of Ander
Tuerk are at work on the
Railroad at the Vinton county
line, 21 scrapers, 1 six horse
and one four horse plow teams.
At McCarley's 18 men and 3
carts. At Hanger's Summit,
14 men and 3 carts. At Oalli
polis and vicinity, 108 men
not including teamsters 21
wagons, 2 carts, 1 eight horse
and 1 six horse plow teams.
It is expected work will be
commenced at McArthur in a
week or ten days. Sixteen scra
pers and two plows were sent
to that point Wednesday, and
more tools will follow soon.
Senator Morton is suffering
from considerable hoarseness
incident to bis effort last week
and in consequence has recall
ed his appointments at Daytor,
Cleveland, Norwalk and Toledo.
Judge Thomas A. It. Nelson,
Judge ot the Supreme Court,
died at bis residence in Knox
ville, Tenn last Sunday, Au
gust 24, of cholera, after an ill
ness of two days.
The question of where all
(he Smiths come from is-answered.
A factory in a neigh
boring city bears the sign,
"Smith Manufacturing Company."
Farming in Western Texas.
The Galveston News speaks
enthusiastically of the profits
nt agriculture in Western Tex
as, and says :
Every year's additional ex
perience confirms us in the
opinion that the droughts for
merly so much complained of
in Western Texas are becoming
less and less frequent as the
country is settled up, and as
the prairies are becoming ttore
and more timbered or covered
with a rapid growth of mesquit
or chapparal. In fact, we be
lieve Western Texas that is,
the country between Colorado
and San Antonio has suffered
as little from droughts during
the past ten years as any State
in the South. The crops hare
generally been good, and the
labor of the Western farmer
has been remunerated with
good crops. Indeed, we believe
farming has been subject to
more drawbacks in the North
J l-a. I"! . a '"(. a
em auu western states irvan in
Texas from droughts, excessive
rains, late spring and early fall
frost, storms, iunundations,and
other casualties. Taking into
consideration the great length
of the farming season in Texas
extending almost through the
the whole year, a? compared
through the very short season
at the North, there is not a
doubt but that it will be eu
tirely within the bounds of
truth to say that the same la
bor here is rewarded with more
than twofold the remuneration
it receives at the JSorth.
J. D. said in his White Sul-
pher speech, that he had "nev-
er 6een a Southern woman who
has been reconstructed.'' Jell
and all the other old ladies
still 6hriek for war-Longstreet,
Beauregard, and others who
did the fighting, are not so
brash about it Jiff.eays"We
ave been cheated rather than
conquered" which is both
Use and undignified. Lee won
the respect of every brave
American by hij modesty and
dignity and reticence aftr de
feat. But it is only the ereat
who enn accept defeat. The
THE4tlocuns of Egypt" were
never more nnmer us than are
the grasshoppers along the
locking valley at prescn'.
Their ravages are said to Le
1 am murh pleased witht he
Esley Cottage Organ which I
mrchased; it combines sweet
ness and power in an unusual
legrce, and is a lavorite in our
amily circle. Bishop Simpson
For the parlor its sweetness
is remarkable; for (he church
t has a power more organ-like
lian anything we have seen.
Junb 18, 1873, at the residence ot tier
son-in-law Be i) on I lllxson, Fanny C
widow of William Iloffhines, in the
92il ear of her age.
John Walker and Nancy AlcVVil
lianis. David A. McWllliaras and Susan
Samuel Bellew and Maggie Karnes.
Illrain Bolen and Mary Ann Kose.
George Atkinson and Achsa A. Rey
nolds. George W. Chapman and Battle
Archibald Boler and Sarah Catha
Flour, per sacK f 100
Corn ' .60
Dried Apples - 73
Dried Peaches 3.00
Ha? V ton 15-mi
Hams, country .12U
sit jrar cured 18
Smoked Mdes 10
Pickled Fork 7.8
Chickens, live 15.1.25
Hocking Salt per bbl 2.25
Sacks ..." 15a25
White Fish 800
Rio Coffee 2530
Coffee Sugar 15
Demarara " 12a.l5
Cuba - 12U
New Orleans Molasses 80al.O0
Sorghum " 4050
SUr Candles, per lb ' -25
Tallow " .15a20
Soap, country per lb 5H6
Cnai. ir bus TS
Advertisements Inserted at fair prices.
GLASS & STONE FRUIT JARS.
Large Stock at Low Figures.
BEST ARTICLE OF SEALING WAX IN THE MARKET
As cheap as the brick dust quality.
POR CELA1N KETTLES,
And every article used in the canning and preserving
Also a full line of Hardware and
Mouse Fiirnisliiiig Q oods
at the lowest figures at IIUIIN'S, 2 doors east of Post
THE POPULAR MUSIC HOUSE OF THE WEST!
D. ZE3I. BALD"WI1T &c CO.,
158 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Their sweetnecas, power and rarletf hare made them tha populir organ the world orer
THE SIX OCTAVE ORGANS!
With beautiful char.pten, gnt vrity. tr runga of key board. Allowing the playlni? of
muv diubiu) uiHsac isci'i especial wTuriies io r parlor Ube
DECKER BROTHERS' CELEBRATED PIANOS
MATCHLESS IN FORM.INCO'MPARIBLE IN WORKMANSHIP
THE FAVORITE VALLEY GEM I
The Demand for these excellent medium pried Pianos it such that
neany cvety nano is soia oeiore arrival irom tne f actory.
LOW PRICES FOR CASH.
Instruments Rented so tbe Rent 'Will Fay for Them.
-STEABY MONTHLY PAYMENTS
Our A cent. Mr. I. H. HUL1CK. will take plenaure In culling upon all pnitlea intendtnz to
pureliMe. They will And with him heiter inducement than elaewhere. Werecomend him
to tha confidence ol the people ol Vinton County. lOjul
PIANOS AND ORGANS.
I am agent for the sale of
co.Wood & Co.'s,
Shoningcr & Co.'s
OR G-.A. 1ST.
am also agent for
DACON & CARR'S,
F. C. LIGHT & CO.'S,
J. F. HARRI & CO.'S,
AND URADIIURY'S PIANOS
Thla Hat includes all the different grade of
piano and organ made, some of them be.
mgexcellen t instruments at Tery reasonable
During the taeation or longer, twill offer
the-e inatrumenta lower than they ran be ob
tained elaewhere. 1 Invite my frlenda and the
public generally to examine the a took and
rrice ol dealersin the cits and eNewhere. a
can allord to and will sell cheaper than par
tie who are at a heavy expenie in traveling
about the country wiih wajona.or are paying
enormoii" rents and inauninee for palatial
stnren Not being at this expense 1 will give
pun haaera the benefit ol that fact in making
(live me snail at my reaidenoe, and I will
guarantee aa'iHfaeti on in pricea, durability,
tone and Iniah of all instruments sold. All
inairuments warranted in every respect for
Ministers, Churches and Sunday
Schoale supplied at lowest rate.
H. It. BARNES,
High St., two doors west of Market,
lOjun McARfHUR, 0.
Just Mecetv ed
Uaa just received his
SPBINC STD CK OF WALL PH
A large stock, and the richest, most elegant patterns ever brought to this mar
ket A laiger atock, and better quality than can be found eleewbere in the
Special designs for transoms and side lights, New, elegant, cheap.
Holland Paper and Canvass Window Shades,
and Curtain Fixtures.
GARDEN & FLOWER SEEDS,
From the celebrated seed gardens of D. M. Ferry & Co.) Briggs & Pro., and
the old reliable big packages from Shaker Village.
WHJTE LEAD OF BEST BRANDS.
White and Colored Faints mixed to order ready for use.
At SISSON'S DRUG STORE, Sign of the red, white and blue barrels.
COZZENS & JOHNSON.
Y1TE h" purchased and Sited up tha
It above mills and eulicit the trada ol ihs
farmers ofthia vanity.
Special attention given to
And care given to please all customer. Mr.
A. A. COKZEMi, an experienced miller, has
charge of Ihs mill, and will not tail to deal
lalrly and give general satisfaction.
Flour, Meal and Feed
On hand an 1 for sale at
LOWEST MARKET PRICES.
TullT COZZENS A JOHNSON.
S. F, CRAMER,
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
afrldleg, II a If era,
Whip, Spurs, Trace
Chains, Hames, and all
Other Articles of Saddlery.
My friends and the public generally are Inrit.
ed to call and examine my slock and pu
ces. I maku good honed work, use tha
best stock, and sell at the very lowest prices,
snd manufacturing done to order, and all
Work Warranted as Eepresented,
JOHN M. GCEHNEH,
Italian and Vermont Mar bio
SCOTCfl CHAM BOXIHEXB
ALL KINDS OF
' Nestly snd promptly executed.
Mulberry St., bet'n Second & Water
I aiinerintehr! all m w nwn tnrlr In AraAM
I execute all Hie finer rieaiana. use the hi
material, and can not he undeiaolil. Persona
wishing any work in my line are Invited to
examine work, stock and prices, before mak .
personally suneilnteni! the earnn aellind
UP of SlontS Snd monuments hnncrht at mm
Hv buvinir at this anon vnn will novo from Is
to 20 per cent, paid to avents. 24npr73
W. A. TDLLEY,
8 MAIDEN liANE, N.Y.
and dealer in
Foreign and American
Old Watch Cases and old Gold and 811 vef
The Favorite Fine-Cut
THE"Chewer8' Choice, is now taking the
Irad ol all other Hrnnds. Bright in color,
pleaaant in taste, tough and lasting in chew,
thia tobacco noHnesaea every aiiality to anil
chewers, and sella by the Ill-pound buckes
fully lllc cheaper per pound, lhan any other
brand of the same grade and nerhsns tea
quality. IU0 hncketa ofthia celebrated brand
nave oeen som in iniinroine ainno wnnin
the last two months, and trada still increaa,
Ing. '-Try It" SCHKfER A KRAMlCR
Chillicothe, Ohio, are the Manufactnrera'
apenta and sell at lowtst Factor; Prices.
State or Ohio, Vinton 1'ountyl
- Samuel G. Griffin, riuintiff,
A Arganbright it Wife, Defendant,
iw vivrov roi'XTY rornT 01
COMMON l'LEAK-OllDER Ot SAJLH
PURSUANT to trie command of an order of
sale Issued from the Court of Common
Pleas of Vinton County, and lo ma directed
as Bherifof said County, I will offer for sale)
in from of the Court House In the town el
McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio, on
Saturday, the 30th Say of August.
A. V, lrjY3,
at the hoars of o'clock. P. M., of mid day, tha
following oesrrilMMi lands and tenements, ic-wit."
iltuiitid in the County of Vinton and Stah of
Ohio, and booniled and described a. futiowa:
glnlngat thenoith west corner of iMarllia Ar
ganbrights .urey, on Tne wen rjonr.aary ot ee
tlon sixteen, (10.) thence north frith said secthttl
line seventeen chains to Hie north we.t Corner of
said section alxieen, (16.) thence ei-t with l)r
north line of said suction, forty-eight (48) poles lo
a stake on the section lint, thence soma eerretv
degrees east eighty (80) chains si d ninty ()
links toa cornor on the south aide of snfd st&n.
thence eaat three (3) poles and twelve (12) tiLkt lo
a stake, thence soutu nny-eipnt (98) cnan et a
fifty (6ll) links to a stake, thence weatwardly
forty -.1 j (4ii) poles to the south east corner of tha
Martha Antanbrlght'e survey, flience witVi tha
east boundary of tbsaald Martha ArgaahMght'
surrey to the place of benlnrag. and n killing
one hundred and thlrlj l.'l) acres more or leas.
Apprslaedat Tweaty-two snmlred son seventy
five (2,275) dollars, and must bring tvra-thirdsor
th it sum.
To lie sold as the property of A. ArganbrlKht
Wife, to satisfy an order of sale, InUrd from tha
Court of Common Pleas in favor of Samuel O.
TERM"! Of SALE. Cash in hand on daT of
f heritt Vinton County.
B. 0. Ioko. Att'y fci Plat tin.
July 31st, 1873. 6-w
SCALES FOIt SALIi
STOCK nod Ore Sciilefl at good us new,
Isa At wmrw In nrlr1. Cull on
H 0. 40NKS attorney.
Dr. Bowers, Dentist, Mo Ar