FALL OP 1873.
BUCK GOODS, HOSIERY,
at Low rated akd liberal terms.
S. O. SWIFT,
24 Paint Street,
f ept 1873
NYE & MACKEY.
OPPOSITE THE COURT HOUSE,
67 PAINT STRET.
CIIILLICO THE, OHIO,
INVITE Iho attention of merchnl and fur
naoeinea to ill larue sloekof the above ar
teles just received. We will red l t ie very
low.st figure, to the trade. Order solicited
ad promptly attended :o. KtUl
N. J. BOWERS,
lUc Arthur, Ohio.
Particular attention given to the treatment
f the natural teeih.
J. P. TOWELL, Portsmouth, Ohio,
offers to the Merchants and Furnace
weu of Vinton count;, a superior stock
of Dry Goods and Notions, on terms
the most favorable. Itfeptly
Notice to Teachers.
THE HOARD of School Examiners
for Vinton County will meet at the
Union School House, in MoArthur, on
b 1st and 3rd Saturdays of March,
April, May, September, October and
November, and the 1st Saturday in
January, February, June, July, Au
gust and December, in each year. Ex
aminations to commence at ten o'clock,
A. M. Satisfactory evidence of good
moral character will bo required in all
cases. A fee of 50 eeots is required
by law from each applicant
M, II. ISA It A E6 Cl.'n 1 Board of
M, II. ISA It A ES Cl.'n ) Board of
J. H. IIUHN, LSohuol Ex-
L. 0. mtL'UE, Cl'k, auiinera.
Howard Siiiiitttry Aid Associa
tion. for the Relief and Cure ol toe Erring and Un
forl iiut on Princi pies of Christian
Essays on the Error of Youth, and the foN
Slei of Age, iu relation to Marriage and Social
Kvile, with sanilniy aid for the alllictej
feat free, in sealed envelopea. Address,
HOWARD ASSOCIATION, Box P, Pl.'.'Mdl
NO, 115, 1. 0. 0, F.
T RUULAR Meetinceofthia Gn.
T IV,.. ..,1 .ill hor.-fX., I-
the eccond and Inst
t'edneaday eveuinc of ench
Wneata. Patriarch hi lher encampment
jrlio may be visiting om own are invitvl to
aiie.id. A A ROM WILL, CP.
Jou T. Rirti, S.
MoArthur, Keli'y 17, IS70.
o w - t i
H AVISO fltted op our machinery in ftrst
elate style, we are .prep red to do
CA1DIUQ, BPIHNIIH1 & WEAVING
n 1iort notice nnd in the moat workman
like .manner. W have on hsnd and lor aale
t our fotory,a good supply of
Jean5,Flaflnds, Blankets, 4c,
which we will sell cheap
The Highest Maifret Price la Cash,
Paid for Wool
scales run SALE
TUCK and Ore Scales as good aa new, for
le at very low price. Vail on
BOTH. fl.C.JO8 Attorney,
THE VINTON RECORD.
Official Organ of Vinton County.
Member of Congress from
the 16th District, and one
of the very best speakers in
the State, will address the
Republicans of Vinton
county at the Court House
ON FRIDAY, SEPTEM'R 26
Everybody is invited.
Hi L Mi,
Mr. T. E. Knauss was over
here on Tuesday to see what
had been done towards getting
up the proposed furnace com
pany. Lie lound nothing done,
of course, as our men of cap
ital seem to think that our
county can develop itself with
out any assistance. Mr.Knauss
had with him lelters from
England 1'roai parties who are
using a similar furnace to the
one proposed to be built,
which speak highly of its work
ings. Thomas Middlelou & Co.,
who are ruuuing three ot the
(uruaces, speak highly of them
and say they use less coke,
nidke better iron, and are less
liable to break down than any
other furnace. It is certainly
a cheap furnace, and Mr. K
offers fair enough terms. He
offers to put up a furnace that
will smelt 20 tons of ore per
day with one third less ex
pense than the ordinary tur
nace, lor $16 000, take "$G,000
in stock himseil; $3,000 ul the
block to be paid on order, $2,
000 on arrival of the lurnact;
$2,000 when erected, and $4,
000 when the lurnace proves
satisfactory, a guarantee going
with the trade.
At the last examination of
teachers, the following named
persons received certificates:
For 24 MontAs.-R. M. Steele
and L. U. Perdue.
For 18 Month. Alice Wood
and L zzie Kich.
For 12 Month. Julia Cur
ry and Lorenzo Kay.
For 6 Months. Dora Carnal,
Nancy Crow, Ella Walkinc,
Uelen Crow, II. C. Allen. Wil
liam Brooks, Dora Swaim and
L. O. PERDUE, Clerk.
We made mention a few
weeks ago of Ihe advent in our
town of a citizen of Logan
who would drink no beverage
whatever. This week we have
to chronicle the arrival of a
Loganite whose habits and
tastes are more in Accord
wilh the denizens of that vil
lage. Lie drank everything in
liquid forte that he could find,
and went away regretting that
his neck was not longer so that
he might get down another
E. II. Beasley, who has been
in the employ of heMcArthur
Enquirer for some time, has
purchased an interest in the
Vanceburg Kentuckian, . and
left for that place last week
We got the first copy of his pa
per this week. Itisindepend
ent in politics, and is a credit
able paper -editorially and ty
pographically. Both wheels of a wagon
weighinc 2,100 pounds and
loaded with eren barrels of
flour rati over Wai. McLean's
arm, near II am den, one day
last week, without breaking
ny of the bones.
Mr. John Holmes, an old and
well known citizen of Dam
den, was very sick last Monday
with dux, and not expected to
T. A. Mklxor, Z tleelii, ia clos
ing; out his summer stock at
and bttw cost to make rofin
for new goods See advtTtiF-m-nt.
Tub Indian question White
mau, got any r-mJ
Tub greatest bet that was
ever madeThe alphabet.
We were at Gallipolis last
week at the Senatorial Con
vention, and made it a point
to examine into railroad mat
ters as much as our limited
time would permit. Notwith
standing we have watched the
reports of progress from time
to time in the Gallipolis pa
pers we were surprised to see
the amount of work that has
been done. Twenty miles of
the grading is nearly complete.
Two weeks more work ot the
force now engaged will finish
it ready for the 8'iperatructure
Some of the work is very heavy,
probably as difficult as any
that will be encountered on
the entire line between Galli
polis and McArthur. It is all
done in a solid, substantial,
workmanlike manner, "the fills
and cuts being as wide a road
way as will be required for a
We also examined the books
and papers of the company,
Frest. Langley and Mr. Ilenry
Langley, the book keeper, glv
ing us free access to every
thing in the office for that pur
pose. We do not hesitate to
say that there is not a better
kept set of accounts .in any
bank in the State. Every cent
of income and expense is en
tered on the books, and the
bills or receipts as the case
may be, are carefully endorsed,
and filed away in packages by
month?, numbered to corres
pond with the books, so that
if a voucher for any entry on
the books is required, whether
for the smallest or largest sum
ot money, it may be had at a
moment's notice. The books
are kept hy double entry, so
that if any error should creep
into the day's business It must
be discovered at night before
the books will balance. We
notice this condition of the
books and vouchers particular
ly because of the insinuations
which we have heard from Mr.
Langleys opponents, that all
was not just as it should be,
and that Langley and his sou
Uenry were just running things
to suit themselves, and ac
counting for nothing. Ot course
we could not eximine all the
vouchers to -see that exorbi
tant prices were not paid for
supplies, labor, etc.; but the
footing up of the cost of the
road compared with the amount
of work done, answers queries
of that nature beyond ques
tion, for which purpose we in
vite attention to the statement
below, taken from the books
and reports of the Secretary.
No. of miles of roitd 62
No. ol milt's of roiiil graded 3.)
Amount subscribed S213.i00 00
" pitUlitl :U7.B2tMll
" 'unpaid 8100.370.09
" " of debt $11,71.48
15 miles of the graded is the
oldS. &: II. V. roadbed. The
amount of debt above is coun
terbalanced by about the same
value of personal property
owned by the company in tools,
teams, etc., so that it will be
seen that our 20 miles of new
grading and 15 miles of old
grading has cost us ia round
numbers $106,000, which is
cheaper than any road was
ever before constructed in this
We do not care to enter into
a .discussion of. the matters
which have led to. the opposi
tion to the present administra
tion. As we were able to ob
serve them, and we talked with
partisans of both sides, the op
position is composed principal
ly of three factions.. First,
those wlio are opposed to the
building of the road fearing-
that their business will be hurt
hy competition and the capital
which may be drawn to Galli
polis. Second, those who put
dowD more liberal subscrip
tions than they were well able
to, thinking they would never
he railed upon to p iy. Third,
those Alio fear Mr. Langley as
a business competitor, and
think that if he succeel in
his present projects that it will
I'l.tve biiii mi his feet asui.
To these in iv ba a I Ud tiio
chronic fault-fin lers who ii tve
joined these l.tciMHS by reason
of the hue and cry which has
Jbeen raised, and again, nega
tively, those who have hoped
to conciliate and harmonize all
We regard it as a fortunate
circumstance for the interests
of the road that no material
change was made in the man
agement. Mr. Langley has
done all that could have been
done. Indeed we are surpris
ed that he has accomplished so
much with the means at his
disposal, and the opposition he
We cameback better satisfied
than ever that he will complete
the road. He has set his heart
on that one object,and he works
to that end with-all his indom
itable energy, night and day.
The people the bone and
muscle of Gallia county are
backing him. They have been
working away regardless of
whether there was any money
in the treasury or not, taking
stock and promises, at such
times as nothing belUr was to
be had. With a set of employ.,
ees of this kind, with $100,000
of untouched resources, with
other resources that will be
come available as the road pro
gresses, with the same courage,
confidence and business tact
that has been exhibited hereto
fore, there can be no question
but the road will be built. Op
position may retard the work
it may add to the cost of the
road; but will never defeat the
T. A. Mellor, Zileski, is
closing out his stock below
The Thurman Meeting.
The great Tliurman Mass
Meeting, which was to have been
last Friday, was a complete fiz
zle. The meeting was held in
the Court Ilouso, There was
ample room to accommodate a
crowd twice as large. About a
dozen people were in from the
country, and perhaps a hundred
citizens ot the town went' up to
hear him. lie made the . same
speech here that he made at, Wa
verly, reciting the redit Mo
bilier scandal which was first ex
posod by the Republicans, and
which all the people, without re
gurd to party, condemn. He
bad something to say about re
fusing to receive his back pay,
but not a word about 'his in
creased pay, about woich his
friend Neal had been treated so
shabbily. The meeting was
such a fizzle that it is hardly
worthy of notice.
Now is our Chance.
ie not enough salt in
the Democratio ticket of this
county to save it if the Republi
cans act judiciously in their con
vention next Monday. There
never was a better chance; ' Tho
dissatisfaction with the nomina
tions last Monday is almost uni
versal. It has been demonstra
ted that the people of this county
have got beyond the point where
they ore just willing to swallow
anything that may be presented
by a nominating convention.
The Republicans have profited
by the knowledge of this fact
heretofore. The opportunity is
again presented. We believe
they are alive to the situation.
Samuel W. Kilvert, Jr;, As
sttrnee of Cincinnati Furnace
Co.," gives no.ic3 ia another
column that he will pay a divi
dend of 15J per cent, at the of
fice of the Probate Judge,
T. A. Mellor is in the city
laying in his fall stock. Look
out for lively times ia the dry
goods line in Zaleskt.
Simon W. RatclIrT and BaiHiah
MHton Graves and liprtha Argan
bright. Amos Leach and Etzana flown.
SALTS BUSK IKK. On Hie 4th
Inst, at flip m-Jilt'iieo of the hrl.Vs
father, nv- El l. S. II. Bluff nan. of
Wtliui i'r.vi. O.. Mr. Amikkw XV.
; S.u.r ml Mi- Maioik A. IU'sk'KR.
! horli .'f Vinton county. O.
Go to Nlelloii tur lingdiiia
in dress noo4s and ready made
clothing for early lall wear.
He is closing cost below cost.
FAEM FOR SALE.
JUA 1T71THIN H mile of the M. A C. R.
faiiil II H The larm eonWina 0 aoree
is;m lorty acre cltared. fair Improve
"nienla. A Kood eoal hnnh optnand
working. , feet beat coal. Foreaierheep.
I AM prepared to furniah tha beet quality of
freh lime from my kiln. 1 mile north of
aioArtnur, at oneunuar per nariei at inekiin,
buyer furniahioa thtirow.i barrels.
4aept4w WM. MATTHEWS.
Notice of Appointment.
Estate of George Barnett, deceased.
THE nnderaiKned ha been appointed and
qualified" aa eiecutor of the eatate of
George Baroelt, lae of Viuton count, de
feated. Dated thil 4lh day ol September, A P. 1873.
3w EZKKlEli RATCL1KK.
Worth and Beauty,
WOOD'S HOUSEHOLD MAGAZINE
AND TH CHROMO
Hariri control of the magnificent oil chro
mo, Yo Semite, we are able to oitera combin
ation of literary and ariiKtis work of leonine
worth, and at price unprecedented.
Thiafloecopy of a piece of Nature's grand
eat work.i. not presented in the uaual Inns
ited atyle, He dimension. 14x2(1, making a
picture of very desirable aiie in itaelf.
AN ORNAMENT TO TUB BOOH
graced hy it-, presence.
But a few copiea of this beautiful Chromo
will be allowed to go to the retail atorea, aod
those will be aold at their
Actunl Retail Price, SO.OO,
which if ordered in connection with our Mag
line, both will be furo'alied for
As a premium the picture may be obtained
by aendmg ua two aubwnptiona for the Mug
ine at one dollar each, or hy aubacrbing fo
the Magazine two yeiira in advance, at oue
dollar per annum. AiMreaa,
WOOl-'S HOUSEliOU) MAGAZINE,
8, E.SHi T&S, Publisher. 4aept
COZZENS & JOHNSON.
- HAITI bEIV, O.
WE have purchased end Sited tip the
above mills mid solicit the trade ol the
farmer, of this v-cmity.
Special attention given to
And care given to please all customers. Mr.
A. A. UUZZRNS, an experienced miller, Has
charge of the mill, and will not tail to deal
tairly and give general satisfaction.
Flour, Meal and Feed
On hind an 1 for anlo at
LOWEST MARKET PRICES.
litllT COZZENS k JOHNSON.
S. F, CRAMER,
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IM
llrltllPR, Halt or i,
Whips, purs, Truce
Chains, Hames. and all
Other Articles of Saddlery.
My friends and the pnolio generally are Invit
eel to call and examine my stock and pu
ce. I nuke good hnnei-t work, use the
heat atock, and sell at the very lowest prices.
and manufacturing done to order, and All
Work Warranto'' as Hepresented,
JOHN M. GCEHNER,
Italian and Vermont Marble
SCOTCH GIIAMTE MlHESTS
ALL KINDS OF
Neatly Hi) promptly executed.
Mulberry St., bet'n Second & Wat
I stipenidefld all my own work fft person.
I execute all the finer design, ue the bent
material, and can tot be undersold. Persona
wishing any work in my line are invited to
exxmine wnrk, stock and prices, before mak
inecnntrMts. 1 personally aiipeiintend the cr.reflH setting
np of atom and monuments bought at nil
Bv buying at thia ahop yon will save from 15
to 20 per cent, paid to as nta. 24apt73
8 MAIDEN lY.IVE, .V
Foreign end American
Old Watch Caea and old Gold and Silver
! The Tavorite Fine-Cut
I pit fi'Mln i'r' i Ihiich. i m inku e the
I lead n hII . tier Hren't" Iti.ht m ,-,.nr.
: pV HSHnt in tafp. t.ikt nrnl lu.iiiii' i:i..m.
; II.t iob.,.e., Mt-..-,'i ovcrv i :"t'iy 'o n r
h-wrrs. ami ...Ui.y th- i i i-mii' i -'i. !..!
, t'llly toe -h'!i;,er per p.'in'l. ih;,f anv othr
I hmhd n'f lh sanie nr. fe and "li l-
i Quality. Vl htlekelH of Ibis eli l.rnK d bmnd
, have been n. in rhillieothe aln within
j the last two month", end tr'i still tn-ra
! Ing. 'Try It" MCHPMK k KI.'AUKI!
i Chillirnthe, Ohio, are the Manufacturers'
I agent and sell at lowest Factory Prices.
GLASS & STONE FRUIT JARS,
large Stock at Low Figures.
BEST ARTICLE OF SEALING WAX IN THE MARKET
As cheap as tho brick dust quality.
POR CELA1N KETTLES,
And every article used in the canning and preserving;
Also a full line of Hardware and
Mouse Fur nixing SI oods
at the lowest figures at IIUIIN'S, 2 doors east of Post
THE POPULAR MUSIC HOUSE OF. THE WEST!
ID- HI. ZBAXjZD-WTILT & CO.,
158 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
WJfflHi EslBi Ops!
Their aweetneiss, power and variety have made them tho pcpultr organ the world over.
THE SIX OCTAVE ORGANS!
With beautiful charge, great variety, extra range of key board, allowing the playing ot
Piano Music, makes them especial favorites tor parlor use.
DECKER BROTHERS' CELEBRATED PIANOS
MATCHLESS IN'FORM.-INCOMPARIBLE IN WORKMANSHIP
THE FAVOEITE VALLEY GEM!
The Demand for these excellent medium priced Pianos is such that
nearly every Piano is sold before arrival from the Factory.
LOW PRICES FOU CASH.
Instruments Rented so the Rent Will ray for Them.
WaTEASY MONTHLY PAYMENTS ?
Our Agent, Mr. f. fl. II UL1CK, will take pleasure in calling upon nil pni ilea intending to)
mr.-hase. Thev will fl nd wilh htm heller nulu-enieuU than elsewhere. Worecomend him
o the confidence ol the people ot Vinton County. lOjul
t ami agent for the silo of
.co. Wood & Co.'s,
O Jl Or .A. 1ST .
am also agent for
uico ii. mint's,
r. C. MfiHT &CO.'S,
J. F. II til lit & fO.'S,
AND im 4I 111 Itl'S 11 4OS
This list include all the different jjrvle of
pianos and orgin. made, anmo of them ho.
tng excellent instruments at very reasonable
During tho yasatifin "T lonjnr, I will Oder
thee inHlruments lower tlma they can been
tained elsewhere. I invite my friends and the
public itenernlly to axumine the stock ami
Trices oi dealers in the citj ami eltewhere. as
can allnrd to and will sell cheaper than par
ties who nrent ahenvj eipenie lA traveling
about the country Willi wagons, or are pnrini
ennrmou rents and inxiiranea fnr palatial
storen Not being at this expense I will give
purchasers the Dunerit ol that fact in making
Oite meacnll t my residence, and I will
guarantee an'isfnrtinn in prices, durability,
tone and 1mah of all instrument sold. All
instruments warranted in every respect for
lHlnlMrf. riinrrbra nnd Hmidny
YJrhoole supplied at lowest rate,
H, 11, BAKXES,
High St., two doors west of Mar'tcr,
19jun McAItTHlTR, O.
SPRIG STOCK OF WALLf APER
A large todt, anitho richest, most elesmnt pattoms ever brought to this mar
ket A laigcr stock, and better quality than can L h.nd elsewhere in the
Special designs for transoms and side lights. New, elegant, obeip.
Holland Paper and Canvass Window Shades
i r a t: l -
uuu viunum fixture
GARDEN & FLOWER SEEDS,
from th ceWmtpd ared pat'ler of DJf'i'Ptirty.Jk Co,Driggs & Pro., ondl
tlit old reKahle hiu pnckHve f rom Shaken Village.
White and Cnhred I'aints miied to order ready for uf.
M SISiSON'S DRl'O bTOKE, Sign f the red, white and blue lamia.
J ' '
CF EEST BRANDS.
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