THE VINTON RECORD.
.TnwTxr n t a net
lidi tor and Proprietor.
pmCEI. W. Oorner of Main and
Logan 8ts., Uoposite Uooit House.
J3 A YEAR, IN ADVANCE.
PavU Smart. Samiel W. Kilvert, Jr.
rEtablihd 186J. - '
SJIATtT fc ..KILVERT,
' SUCCESSORS TO D4VlD8MARTi
AID COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Prompt Attention given to the
Transfer of PIG IKON and
other Property from and to
'. Water StreeUbetween Paint and Walnut
; CHILLICOTHE, OHIO.
; WHOLESALE OltOCEIl,
' Lienor and Commission Merchants
. HO. 20 WATER 6TRKET,
t Ale in Barrels, Half Barrel and Bottles .
TOWN LOTS AND LANDS
THE Ealeski Company, with a view to the
development of Hie local interests of Mr'
4i,to aeuure its permanent pionperity, audio
dd to ita population and wealth, are now
oriering to aouiHl eeUlets, town lota and farm
land at low price , and on liberal terma.
Persons deeinng to examine the property
and to buy cheap houses will apply at the
Company', offices to
R. THOMPSON, Manager.
Zaleski, Ohio, May 18, mi. tf
BEN J. F. ARMSTRONG.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OFFICE In Darl' Building, opposite
the Vinton County National Bank, up (lairs,
A Fine German Chromo.
L aiND AM SLUAKT rUOMO, Ol'NTt AND
uui roa raAKiira, raica to anal aoextoi
LITE BELOW THE SURFACE,
BY mo 8. W.KNOX,
942 P'gi Octavo. 130 Fine Engravings
Relate incident nnd accident), beyond the
light of day; startling adventures in all parte
of the world mines and mode of working
them; undercurrents of society, gambling
mti ita horr r; e tverns and their mysteries,
the dark ways of wickedness; prisons and
their secrets; down in the depth of the sea
lran(e atones of the detection of crime.
The book treats of the experience wiih brig
aada; in opium dens and gimtiling hells, life
la prison; atnries of exiles; an rent ires
among Indians; journey through sewers and
catacombs, accidents in mines; pirates and
piracies; tortures of the inquiait on; wonder
fad ajurclaries, underworld of the great cities,
for this surk. Ki.-lui.ive ttsni'.irv given.
Aiteau can in ke tluti per week in selling thia
book. Send for circulars and terms to agents.
jr. b. nvnitif uriiE,
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Beat m soy (Tree or postage) rr rmj wmii
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Ju Louis, Ma.
Notice to the Afflicted and Unfortunate.
Bttart kpplylaf to Cha solortoaa ajoaaka who odvnla
toblia papan.or ualnr quack ramedUa paruao Dr.
Htta work d matter what yaurdiaaaa U. or hv daplor
Bbla joar oaodlttaa.
Dr. Butu oeeuptrfl ft dottblo houai of twaaty-ttTt
pMfBi;i alndorati by aomitaf tbt oitalbraiad ncdl
alpraWaiMHoflblteatiBirT and Kurapt, and eaa boeaa
ailed peraoaallf or bf anail, oo tba lataaaa nanUooed la
tlaworka. OfflM aoi parlori, Ko. UN. Iihl fUtob
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ia used and recommended by
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rates from reliable and trust-woilhy
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Dr. n. fTilM Carr,ofBalU.
more, sajs he ba tMed It in caars cf
BorofnU and other dlfeaae wlta
Dr. T. C. Pambt of Baltimore,
neommenda it to all penona anffar.
lag with diseased Blood, saying it la
superior to any preparation ba baa
Her. Dabaey Ball, of the Bal
timore M. E. Conference South, says
he baa been so tnnch benefitted by
ita nee, that be cheerfully mood
menda it to all bis friends sod so
CratTca V Oa-t Drngtfsta,
OoTdonsTUl Vs., say it Barer baa
failed to glre satlafactlon.
r". I frees bo ro' Tennessee, sys It cured
rasf M bim of Bbeomatism when all else
L ft failed.
THK BOaADAXJa TW fXUmgOTIOM WITH QUtt
arm ears Cbffls and Fever, TJver Oomplato Dys.
z!.TrI, w vnarantMBosADruaauperiorto
E'otherBlpod arins. Send for Descriptive
flttcglsc or ilmanac.
Address, CLEMENTS a CO.,
S B. Commerce St, BalHmor, Mi,
ajanember to " V ISS1 'r Eosadau.
1M...U I OK ,sALl!,
js.'iflE Jennings Patm.
ii.il I one mile north weal
IrliB of Hsmrten, adioinins
farm of Hon. T M. Bst.
contsining ISO acres, 130 acre, in grass and
balance in timber. A new twostory frame
houee, barn, smoke house and other necessa
ry outhousea are among the improvement.
The farm lie well, I well watered, fencing
and everything connected with it in good re-
Kir. For further Information inquire of
iep B.3.W1LCUJ. MamdeOiOuJO.
01 A , '
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VOL. 24 NO. IS.
MC ARTHUR, OHIO, bEPTEMBER 25, 1873.
WHOLE NO. 1,224
O. T. CUNNINC,
M'AETH jR, O.
ONKloa AT D BTOSB, HA1H STREET.
EDWIN N. BARN II ILL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
NOTARY PUBLIC, ,
Office McArthur. Oltlo,
Wilt attend promptly to all bun nee entrnsted
to hi care. . - uorll
CJ. S. CLAYPOOLB,
ATTORNEY AT L1W,
Will practice i t Vinton and adjoining coun
ties. Business entrusted to his car. piompt
ly attended to. Office in Court House.
HOMElt C. JONES.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
McAItTIlUR, OHIO-. .
Orrtci: One door west of Dan Will t Bros,
OPPOSITE R. R. DEPOT.
II A M D 12 N , OHIO.
R. FOX, PROPRIETOR.
Livery Stable$ Attached.
MEALS READY FOR ALL TRAINS.
Tha limine haa lust been refurnished
throughout, dooms clean and comfortable,
the table supplied with the lat the market
Horde, and no pains spared to accomodate
guests. mart 181.9 ly .
Main Street, Opposite Court HouBe
JAMES WORKMAN, Prorrietor
I HAVE taken possession of the above hotel,
renovated and partly refnrnihed it, and
wil be glad to aerve the old niislomers or the
house, and especially my old friends of the
Hocking Valley who may he visitinu this
point ihe table will he furnished with the
hestthe market altnrds, and ear. taken to
make guests romlortable. Good stabling at.
torhad to the house; Charge, reasonable.
WILL attend to all business entrusted to
P. O. ADDKESffc
' rintoH Votutty, O.
Ha just received his
FALL AN I WINTER STOCK
. Of the latest styles of. , .
Jloths, Cassimesei and Vesting,
Which 1 will ell Very Law for Caan.
rIISTOM work don in the most fashions
I yhle and durable manner.
t hankful for the libeml patronage extended
n me heretofore, 1 solicit a continuance of
he same. Remember the place
Second Street, Second Door fres Laa
deel n. MAULE.
Formerly ol Hamden.l
NNOCNCES to his friends in Vinton and
iVadjoinina counties that he has bought the
3otel rormerly Kept by Ohas. Smith
Three doors west cf Madison, on
lehas relltted it throughout, and ia prepared
o entertain the tiaveling public at reasonable
North-east corner of Mi in and Jac kson street
iEO. W. BRUNTON, Troprietoi
Carriage, auugiet. Jixprettet, etc
.LSO, WAQ0SS ASO AIL Ilk US Of WAOOS WOBB
ions to order on short notice.
Painting and Trimming
t ail kinds executed in the neatest and most
KBPAIKING ol all kinds in my line will be
promptly ami neatl. done.
Work doue atthisesiablishmcntia war.
Mnu-d to he substantial, put up solid and exe
:u'edin the most workiraohke manner, not
o oe excelled in any respect b any other es
PRINT AND PEOSPEE.
James Dtinkle's Etilate.
Probate Court. Vinton County. Ohio.
NU'llCEis hereby given that RarnetAiken,
as guardian of Linuia J., Kolrt A , John,
-arsh t., Armtnoa, and Nancy B, Imnkle,
minors, has Sled his a -counts with said wards
severally, lor hual aetilement with the firs
named, and lor partial settlement with the
others; and that said several account are set
for hearing on the l&ih day of. May, A. D.
1878, t 1" o'clock, A.M.
H. B, M.AJ0; I" to bate, Judge" "
April 24, imi U
m r i
SPRING AND SUMMER
At hi ne place of business,
COBrS BLOCK. OPPOSITE UBION
Spring and Summer Clothing
EVER Draught to this market, embracing
all the latest and most fashionable styles,
cm in accordsnce with the latest fashions.
When you want a nobby suitdou't fall to call
on Frank, lie also CUTS and
Makes Garments to Ordei.
and ha full line of
HATS AND CAPS, &.
All clothing marked down to Ihe LOW.
ENT Fll KIM. Give me a call and 1 will
!arr FRANK BELLMAN.
WAL li FA P K K.
Union Blook, Beoond 8t, Chillioothe,
INVITE the attention or housekeepers of
this place and vicinity to tbeir stock of Wall
ALL NEW STYLES.
Spring Trade of 1873
A large sssurtment just ivceived. Call and
examine when you are in Chillicoth..
tnit and Paper Window Shade. But'
tic Shade, at cntt; a good Assort'
ment of Miscellaneous and
School Boot. Stationery,- Fancy
A GOOD BOOK
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J OB WORK
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m-m fv aa CM CL1
w p a) g baft
,0 U CS o
2 g el's O
Max Adler's Patriotism.
Tha acooaati in th Boston
piper, of the) Utter part of
i ano, of the celebration ia that
city of the anniTeirsary of tha
battl of Bunker Hill show
that Boston displayed an enor
moas amount of enthusiasm on
that occasion. As we-Jost that
battle, it is limply fearful to
think: of the intensity of the
patriotlo devotion which Bos
ton would display if we had
won it. And - isn't it a little
wild at any rate, for the people
to become frenzied, with joy
because they bare been beaten!
Take our own case. . In June,
1803, we enljsted in thenilitia
ana marched out to defend the
State .of Pennsylvania. One
day we met some, rebels fooling
around on the other sde of the
river from Uarrisburg, and
those of our comrades who did
not instantly remember ' that
they had important business to
attend to at home, betrtyed a
singular disposition to fly up to
Williannport, Fa., in order to
check any rebel force which
should attempt to cross thelSew
York slate line into PennsyN
vania. We aloae of all our reg
iment, htild our ground. Too
proud to fly, too brave to fear
the foe, too eager to serve our
country to retreat in the mo
ment oi danger we merely step
ped into a house close at hand,
slid into ihe cellar and lay in
the refrigerator for two days,
living on some cold bam found
therein and determined to
hold that refrigerator against
the foe, to the death. Wo rere
never recommended for pro
motion in any of the reports,
strange to say. The generals
all seem to, have overlooked
the matter somehow. Now it
would be perfectly absurd for
the people of Uarrisburg to cel
ebrate every year the anniver
sary of the retreat of that mili
tia regiment and we appeal to
them not to do it, no matter
what Eoston does. If Harris
burg is just, it will erect a
monument 'to us. Say a stat
ue of Serge nt Adler forked
down over a bra-s horse with a
hollow cast iron tail, with his
fore-legs on a silver-plated re
frigerator and a figure oi a cola
ham in his mouth. It the be
roio deeds o brave men are to
be made historic, here is the
ehanoe. Justice requires some
thing to be done. If we are
not straddled over a brass horse
we wi I lei the country go to
destruction befora we will ever
fortify ourselves in another re
Rising and Sinking.
The tarn's surf.te is con
stantly changing. In some
countries - lie sea-co 'itis slow
ly n ng, and the ocean, is
gaini. g upon the sh re. In
others the oast is risi ig, and
the 1 tnd lifting itself above
th s h. Bo Hi of these process
es are g ting on in the United
Slates, thoi g the rate of
change is ton alow to at tract at
tention. The ci st of Califor
nia, lik iiiat of Son'li A neiica,
is rising and has been for many
centuries. It ia lifted ai the
rate of a few inches a century.
The coast of New Jersey New
York and Long Island is sink
ing at the rate of about sixteen
inches in a century. If Now
York City exists a thousand
years, its present rocks will be
under water. Tb b d of the
great lakes is also sinking.
They formerly e pli-d their
waters tb'-om h the Mississippi,
but after gradual depression at
the north, their outlet was
changed to the St. Lawrence
River. Such a- the theories
of geologists, but is possible foi
them 10 ma grave mistakes.
The intellectual rowdies of
J ackson county, Ind., find great
pleasure in painting teams
which they find standing about,
pure white, burses, baggy and
The Lone Star State.
The State of Texas is devel
oping at a marvellous rate un
der the combined influenoe of
railroad companies, and the
great, emigration movement
Iron tba old States in the
North and from all parts of Eu
rope. The population of Texas
in 1870 was 818,579; in 1873 it
was estimated , at 11,500,000,
and is now increasing. beyond
any previons ratio. There are
many reasons for the present
interest felt by a large portion
of our people in the develop
ment oi Texas, and among them
are the great fertility of its soil,
its genial, healthy, climate, its
wealth of minerals; the aston
ishing variety of its products,
and the unparalleled magni
tude of its facilities for raising
live-stock of all kinds. Anoth
er fact, and perhaps one of the
oqost important, is the removal
of old prejudices respecting the
lawless character of the Texas
people. As they are better
known, they are found to be or
derly and law-abiding, and in
the older towns as much cul
ture and refinement can be
found as exist in the old cities
of the North. The completion
of the Missouri, Kansas &
Texas Kailroad affords easy and
direct communication with
Texas, and. although the road
has been in operation but four
months, the entire rolling stock
of the road is required to meet
the demands of trade and the
transportation of emigrants
who are seeking homes in the
"Lone btar'' State. The Texas
or Southern Pacifio Railroad, in
connection with other railroad
interests in the State are ex
erting a strong influence to
represent the merits "of Texas
to our ownlpeople, and have ar
ranged a system of foreign
agencies, whereby emigrants
are directed and located upon
lands, to assist in the develop
ment of this great State.
A Gallant Elephant.
Few sentimental damsels
would approve of the transfor
mation of a well known line
into "a trunk was on my shnul
I knew its touch was kind."
Accordingly, a young lady who
lately visited the Jardin les
Plants in Paris, in company
with her friends, was more ter
rified than flattered on perceiv
ing the elephant in the menag
erie was neglecting the sugar
and cakes placed within his
reach of his long proboscis to
pursue her wherever she went
When she stood still, be stood
still; when she moved h fol
lowed. An elephant's trunk is
indeed a marvel of animal me.
onanism, but to the unscientific
observer it resembles some
what too closely Mr. Mantali
ni's description of his corpse,
being both damp and unpleas
ant. The attempt made by the
poor animal to attract the la
dy's attention hy means of this
appendage oon caused her to
hurry away in alarm; seeing
thin, her admirer uttered a loud
cry, which brought a keeper to
the spot. lie soon calmed her
fears, and asked her to bund
the elephant a bouquet, which
formed part of her toilet She
did so with trembling fingers,
whereupon the animal carried
it to its mouth, drank m its per
fume with evident delight, and
to the surprise of all present,
returned it to its owner with
that mixture of grace and
clumsiness ihich may be imag
ined in a courteous elephant
The bouquet was composed of
orange flowers, of which these
animals are passionately fond
The Democrats of Iowa, what
few there are left, have con
cluded that the best thing to
do with their party is to dis
band it. After the Ootober
election, those of Ohio will
probably come to the same
Transfers of Real Estate.
Zaleski Company to Thomas
Austin, 25 77-100 of an acre,
Madison township, 81,030.80.
Joanna Finney guardian to
Parker Carpenter, undivided
half of 262 acres, Browa town
Eli Reynolds to George and
Robert Watson, half of inlot
No. 125, McArthur, $250.
Jno.-W.Tatman to Sarah Pe
ters, 40 acres, Jackson town
Zileski Company to Bolser
Stocklin, in-lots Nos. 92, 93 and
9i, Zaleski, $275.
Zaleski Company to Inde
pendent School Board, of Zx
lski, in-lot No .525, Reah's ad
dition, Zileski, 825.
Geo. W. Waxier to John
Daugherty, 40 aores,Elk town,
Zaleski Company to Stephen
Sibbald, part of Philips lot,
Zaleski, 151 by 111 f.et, $75.
Betsey Rob bins to Jeremiah
Driggs, 2J acres, Clinton town
Benjamin Weed to Moses
Weed, 2 88-100 acres, Brown
Benjamin Weed to Moses
Weed, quit claim, 274 acres,
Brown township, 8500.
Ma. John Farley, of Hunt
ington, township, this countv.
has shown us a small glass,
one inch and five eights in di
ameter at the bottom, and one-
eighth larger at the top, and
two inches tfaigh. On the ex
terior surface there are thirty-
four ridges, running from the
bottom to within a half an
inch of the top, about one
6ixteenth,of an inch in height.
It is slightly scaled at the top,
and presents the appearance oi
having seen service, having an
The most remarkable thing
about the glass is the fact that
it was found imbeded in a mass
of slate, overlying an ore bank,
eleven feet below the jurface
of the eartb, in the vicinity of
Hope Furnace, Vinton county,
by workmen in the employ of
Mr. Urimslev. while re
moving the slate preparatory
to digging the ore. Mr. Farley
is very certain the glass was
found as described, as when it
came into his posession it was
imbeded in the slate as solid
as if cast in it. It was difficult
to remove the slate without
breaking the glass. At '.'one
point in the bottom is a de
pression, at which place was
found a small lump of salt
petre. Antiquarians and others
desirous, can see the glass by
calling on Mr. O. P. Hawkins.
The Enquirer has revived
old charges against Qov. Noyes ,
and refuted two years ago,
and wants to know why we do
not reply. We may give it at
tention one of these days if we
should have nothing better to
do; meantime it anybody feels
an interest in the matter, very
full replies to all that the En
quirer. is rehashing will be
loundin the Gazette of 1871
during the months when part
of our business was to expose
the campaign lies of the Dem
ocrats in this connection we
may remark that the soldier
who wrote a letter in 1871
charging drunkenness upon
Qov. Noyes while in the army
has aflso been resurrected, and
has written a new letter or re
dated the old one on that sub
ject. We suppose we shall
have to go all over that ground
again to show that thn author
of the letter in question does
not tell the truth; that he suf
fered disgrace in the army
and that he has a grievance.
We learn that Ed. Shivel,
formerly of this place, has
been making some paying ven
tures in real estate in Indian-apolis.
A D VEItTIhtN O TERMS.
One square, x 0O
Wch addition, nsertloa ... 6o
Cards, per jw 10 OO
Local notice, per line....... ih
Yearly adv.rtisemeiita $100 00
column, and at proportionate rate pes
lessitpace. Payable In advance.
tW The Record belnij the official
paper of the town, and bavins- tha
largest circulation of auy paper In t
county, offers superloi inJuceiuecta
A round married friend tells
a good joke on himself, pre
petraled by a little three-year-old
-pride of the lamily." tiha
is the only pledge of love that
has twined itself around ths
heart and affections of himself
and wife. A few evenings
since a minister visited tha
family, and remained until af
ter tea. At the table.the rev
erned visitor asked tha blag.
ing, and the little one opened
her eyes to the fullest oapacitj
in startled- wonderment. Sha
could not understand what had
been done, and it was with
great persuasion that her
mothsr could keep her quiel
during the time they were at
the table. When they left it
she walked up to the minister,
for whom she had formed a
great friendship, and said:
"What did you say at the table
before we commenced eating
"My little darling, I thanked
God for his goodness in giving
us to eat, so that we might
grow and be strong." "Papa
don't say that." "What does
your papa say?" papa says,
KJodlemighty, what a supper!'
Oni ol the most remarkable
changes ever wrought on th
publio mind, says the Daily
Register, a legal journal of
New York, is that in regard to
John Hartranft, Governor of
Pennsylvania. During the cam
paign, which resulted in his
election only last fall, he waa
represented to be the worst
man in the State, guilty of pec
ulation, conspiracy and a seek
er for spoils, and as lacking ia
ability. Now it seems that hit
enemies and the press which
i. i ji . .
ao uuieriy uenouncea mm are
not able to find language strong
enough to express their admir
ation for him. Even John W.
Forney, who reviled bim be
yond measure, is lauding bim,
loathe skies for his excellence
as Governor of the Common
The Wyandatte Republican,
Last week we announced th
death of Johnson Kerr, which
occurred rather suddenly. We
also stated that be left a large
estate. We are informed that
on Monday, one of his- son
(Eli), whom we saw on our
streets drunk, sold his entire
interest in the estate lett by
his father, to John Myers, Esq.,
and John Berry, M. 0., for a
consideration of $4,000 for
which he received $500 in
cash, and 3,500 in notes. In
a few hours he sold the notes
to different parlies for about
$1,900. And it is reported that
when he started for home in
tho evening, he had about $17
left. Well informed citizens
say that his share of the estate
is worth- from ten to twelve
thousand dollars. '
There has been received at
the office of the State Railroad
Commissioner reports from
about one-half of the railroad
companies doing business ia
Ohio. The Commissioner's re
port will this year contain the
following new features: "First,
the leased roads will report as
original companies, the amount
of their capital stock, funded
debt, etc., while the lessee will
report the operations, etc, of
the leased roads fcr the year.
Second, the report will exhibit
the amount of railroad stock
owned and controlled by the
citizens of Ohio, and, by deduc
tion, the amount owned out
side the State. Third there
will be shown the mileage of
empty cars separate from the
The Ohio potato crop will be
fully to the average, the in
creased acreage counteracting
the destruction of the Colorado
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