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THE VINTON RECORD.
JOHN T. KAPElt
Editor and Proprietor.
OFFICE IT. W. Corner of Main and
Logan Sts., Ooposite Court House.
$3 A YEAR, IN ADVANCE.
DarH Smart. . Samuel W. Kilvert, Jr.
Estsblishtd 1862.
MI VKT & KILYI.IiT,
BUCCE88OK8T0 DAVID SMART1
Wholesale Grocers
1ND COMMISSION MEECnAHTS.
Prompt Attention yl ven to the
TraiiHl'er of PIG iltON mid
other Property from and to
Uuilroadand Canal.
Water Street.between Paint and Walnut
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO.
mar II IttiU iy
"WILLIAM POLAND,
WHOLESALE GUOCEK,
Liquor and Commission Merchants
NO. 20 WaTKK btrkkt,
CHILLICOTIIK. OHIO.
' 1U in Barrel. Hair Barrels aud Buttlea.
fslll
foeTsalb.
TOWN LOTS AND LANDS
In. Z ale ski.
THE Ealeakt Company, with a view tn the
envelopment of Hid local iuterestsnf Jales
ki, t seuure it. permanent prosperity, nt.il to
add to it pnpulsiioo. anil wealth. Hr now
silering te actual -nileis, town loin and farm
land at low prices, and on liieriil term.
Persons desuinK to examine the property
and to buy cheap houses will applv ut the
Ceirtany'e offices to
K 'I IIOMHJON, Manner.
1 Ealwkl, Ohio, May 18, ll. tf
BENJ. F. ARMSTRONG
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
ificAi: J in i:, omo.
OFFICE --In Imviii' Building, opposite
tin Vimioii Couuly NhHuuuI bunk, up stairs,
aijullnJJ ly
A Fine German Chromo.
i
' DSN k fltUVNT (HlloMO. llol'XTKD AND
aiuur mm ru.vMiMi, him: to kvkiiv auknt ruu
UNDER GROUND
(HI,
LIFE BELOW TH SURFACE,
UYTIIOS. II'. KXOX,
042 P'gs Octavo. 130 Fine Engravings
Relates incidents Rnd accident- bevnud tin
light of day; stHitliuu aiheuiures in nil pun.
I ta world mines and mode of vrnrKiim
tsm; iiiiderciiriciil of society, uiiiiUiiu
aad ita horrtrs; caverns and Iheir iii)-leiics,
the dark ways nl wens Itiissj i ir-"ii- mid
Heir mitoh; down in the I -1 1 1 1 or the sen
Strange atones ot thn delf-ti,.n nl'i-rnnc.
The fcsok I real i ol'lliff Aent-nre vtnh britf
aaaa; in opium dens nd tl nuMing lu ll.-, hle
In prison; alories ol exile; uovrnt ire-
'tig 1 ii d inn ; journey,, thi-mali sewers mid
alacoiuhs, sceidenis in mint's pinner, mid
luraeies; torture of the iniiiirit on; wonder
Mil iiinUric5', underworld ol li e reul eities.
VU.. !!.
for (111 M UI K. KXi'lliMtU t I I l''l HWfl
Xfnin chii 111 K I" (i per wci'k iii fi'lliiiu tin
btok. xen'i for i 11 ! r mi l ( vm to niiiti-.
j. it. is van s iJBif,
HAFTFuku, CO MS., or CllltAiiO HA,.
Win? lS7i
& BOOK FOR THE MILIJOX
JrlLrrifclS:Qrri.d or tho. about to
j w I'Worry on the pliTtt. loieaj
g ;jn 1oijnt(erlfaijJieCtli(unaot
ifcW Jihe iul t yit pro, with tbt
ktt dlioevvrUi la producing ru4 rtf atiu (TprlDf,
w m prtitrvt lh coajplciWn, Ac.
TkUta laUreiting work o f two handrtd oad ilitf
f M, wltk Bumeroui ugrkilogt, nd coutalo vlutlilo
foratttoo for thoce who r tuirrted.or eebtemlatcmar
ttait. BtlUHUo book thatoyght to h kpt uudtr iuk
b4 kf , q4 uoiltvid artlil about tho buuit.
It oBtalt ikt oxprienco and ad v let of a pkriltlaa
4hofo rtpuiation la world wlda, and ahnaU bclo iht prl
ffale 4rtrtr of Trf mala and fr male throuehonttbctiiilro
Siko, Uombraeta trarTtbiiiR on iht aubjectof tha rvo
aMro ariteut that la wortb kawlu, and muk ikal lo
Ht pablltked la aov other work,
leotto any ooa (frea ofponagc) forflftT Cfatt.
AddroaiUr. Uattfi' Diipanaarf ,No. 13 S. Klhlh itrcol
9tLoaU,Uo.
Kotlco to il Afflicted and Unfortunate.
teforo ipp1;lB to tha noiorlauaqoaeka who tvdrortlit la
tub) I a papera.or uiiu auy quark remedial peruit Dr.
utta' wark no taattor wkatyourdliaaaaia, or kw daplo
blayaar aoaditloa.
tr. HUM occuplea doable fcooao of twtntoitTra
aaaii;l alodoraed by aoa o f tho moat etlebraied melt
talproroiioraortblaoeuotrj and Rurnpo, andcao be coo
lulled peraoaallf or by naff, on thodittaaoe mentlooed la
hliwarka. Ofrtaa ond parlora, No. It N. Eibtk lKtf
inwtrs Marfctt u4 Chtaaol, fit, Loaii, Mo.
Lu. iitwiA'S WINE OF TA'.t.
Tc: yours of it pnl
lie le t i i iin pMivni lir
Clonk's IVinool Tnr
hnvn moie i.n ilt llmrt
nny similar m iinmliou
ever (dli'icd to tli iul
lie. It is rich in the
incdii'liiiil rjimHtU'
'I ti i mill iiiic.iiiai. il foi
.ii.A..j,.u ..r .1... t
SjS3 mul l.tiiiKn, pcruiiiiilni)
J: W. i. V.-, till? MOST IlK.MAItKAIM.H
Ji-tj.01110 H KKKKCI'UALI.Y
5t'jj '"'CV I'llll'S nil t iiusliN llllj
i.' S. 'i1iN. It lint cmrd
mid liror.cliltiH, that
liua lii'i-n pKiiioiiiicid
ttMvillo fo'r llifso com
pluinN. For lii In
tint ilrPHst, Hlilo
liiicii. irnycl or Kill-ni'j-
l srnsi', DisciiH.'i
(.-llll-. JllltlKllCP.
nhv I.lvcr oiii'n'"1 11 lias uu V4U11I
II 'in nls M uniifi lor Ton ,
L;rstr-n llio Alprtlle,
atrcn)jlbpn l!n- S.Vhlnn.
Itcstorv tlio At aHmi.l lc bllltntnl.
I allien I he liml to liaft,
Kcuiovcn ! pepsin ami lnllfslIon,
rrVtt iitit Jlnlmioua t'everia.
fllTrn lone to yenr hyslciii.
wf tii? l.'rliitiry
Hit
Pale. Yellow, Sickly-Looiing Skit
I. i-hMtfi'il loon.- of fi-.-slinctw and lip.iltli
Piow- l Ni-iHf-a or the Nkln, I'lmplc)
f'nvtulov. Il'ot- hen nml t.rnptlona art
removed. Ni-r''i",rrofnloii IHseaaot
ol 111- i;yra,Vh tc Kw elllnir, tttrn
OH Korea nrnnv kind of Humor rnphllj
dwimlln nml dlKop-nr unilcr ita intlnenc
Jn fm.t it will ilo you more Roml.and curt
ron iVwircspeMlily tliim nny and nil pthoi
,rparaironci.iiillned. Wlitlilt? It Is ina-Inr-
a own restorer! A aolulile oxyd or iror
r-mhlneil with llio liinlli'lliKl properties
INiUo Knot divested ol nil iliwiKreenble qul
klim It will cure any Tlironlcor I.ona;
dtmlln- liriii whoso real or ilireir
ive Is hurt hloo.l. niienntnllfim.l'iilnr
In l.lmlm or Hone,'oiiilntloni br
km lonn liv Mercurlnl or other poisons
or. 11 1 1 cured livit. ForN.vphlll.or NypH
lflft tn . there is noMilne ennnl to
A tr'nl n nrnro It. ASH FOR lH
"OOM !riIFOUSi HYKIP Ol
raitr it :
PAEM FOR SALE,
XT1THIN H mile of the M. a C.
tViisjg il It The larm containa so acres
lylfl lorty acre clmred. Fair improre-
' 'aaenta. A )tood coal hank open and
arorkins. Va feet beat coal. For saie cheap,
taept H.C.JJNE3.
LIME! LIME!
1AM prepared to furniah thebeatquslitf
fresh lime from my kiln, 1 mile north
MoArthur, at one dollar per ban el at tha kiln.
. buyer furnishmK their owa barrels.
cnpMw . WM.MA.tfBW.
111
VOL. 24- NO. 2). "
MO ARTHUR, OHIO, DECEMBEk 11, 1873.
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2'2auf( 187-i
. EDWIN N. BAKNillLL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
AND
NOTARY PUBLIC,
OHlce Jit-Arthur. Ulilo,
Will attend promptly to all tutioeaa entrusted
to hia earn. uovll
"cFsTclypooleT
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
(FROSKl'UTIKG ATTORNEY,)
McARTHUR, O.
Will prncllre I vinlnn and adiolninir reun
ites. BHfi,.e-aeniriited U his care pionipl
ly attended lu. O Mice in Lour t llouea.
jiin'iiiH72ly
HOMElt C. JONES.
A'lTOKNEY AT LAW,
MAIN 8'1'REhT.
McARTHUR, OHIO.
Ornci: One door weat ofDan Will Bros.
toie.
janr30yl
AMERICAN HOUSE.
OPPOSITE R. R. DEPOT.
HAMUEN, OHIO.
R. FOX, PKOP11IETOK.
Livery Stalks Attached.
HEAI.8 Rl'.ADY FOR ALL TRAINS.
The limine has fust been refurnished
throughout. Iloonia clean Bnd comfurtahle,
tlie inlile supplied with the best the ninrkel
allorda, and no pains apared to ac comndiite
g.ic.-ls. marl W ly .
IiraERTllOUSEr
Main Street, Opposite Court House
Mc Arthur, Ohio,
JAMES WORKMAN, Proprietor
III l VE Inlien pnesion of the nhnve hotel,
rennisled and pniilv rel'iiini-hed it, and
mil l.c uh,d to Kmr the i,ld i-u-l orin-t s ol llie
liou-p, mid epei - in I ly my old liieiwlsni' the
Hoekiiitf Vnllev who n'my he v'siinia ihl
i. nml l'h inlile unl i,e Iiiriiishid villi I lie
best the mnrkel ntlords. iind rare taken m
niiike iuel eonilix tiiblB liood sti I ,li.i( iil
tn -bed lo the house; Ch ttgn reasonable,
bimar
VKYTOX COX,
AUCTION EER
V ILL attend to nil business entrusted to
M Ilia care.
P. 0. AUDKKSS:
itt:i:ns jiilks,
t'iitton founty, O.
:)ocl187ilm
HEMiY MAULE;
VSerchnt Tailor,
Una Jiirt reccitcd his
PALL AN I AY1NTEK STOCK
Of Hie Inlettrlylc of
"loths, Cassimcses and Vestings,
Which 1 will sell Very Low for t'aeli.
( IiS'1'OM work Hone in the most faidiionn
l.le and durnble uisnner.
Thankfiil lor tin. Iibeml palronaneexleiiileil
o me herrtntme, I Milieil a enntiiiuiiiK'e ol
'hesuino. ttoineinber i he place-
it eel
ii. i aim:.
JOHN B1ECEL,
Formerly ol lliuuden.
VNNOt'NCF.8 to his friends in Vlntnn and
adjoimnitcoiintiea that he has bouuht the
Hotel Formerly Kept by Ohas. SmitL
Three doora west cl Madison, 00
FRONT PT,
PORTSMOUTH, O.
He has refllted it throimhmil. nmUs prepared
tn entertain the tiavelinx public at rensonsMe
lates.
MoAHTFTTJH
OAREAG EJFACTORY.
North-east corner of Mi In and Jackson atreeb
McAUTUUR.llUIU
UEO. W. BKL'iS'TON, Troprietoi
Mnnufactuiss
Carriage!, jsvuuiei. i.tjresses, etc
ALSO, WAOOMS AMD ALL IIKUS Of WAOO WO
done to order on short notice.
Painting and Trimming
ol all kinds executed in the neatest and mom
urtistm style.
UKHAliONU ol all kinds in my line will bt
promptly unu neatr. aune.
m. Work done at'this esiablishmcnt is wan
auu-d to I aulisluntiiil, put up solid and exe
vu'edin the liio.t worko aulike manner, not
o oeexeelled in any respect b soy other es
auiistiinentin ineuotntrr.
. THAT WlllOU IS
WORTH DOING
IS
WORTH ADVERTISING,
PENT AN D PROSPER
The Favorite Fine-Cut
. iHE"Chewrr' Choice, is now taking the
I lead ol all other Hranria. Bright in color,
nleaasnt in lute, tooali and laalinr is chew.
this tobacco possesses etery quality to suit
chewers. and fells ny tne tu pound ouckei
fully Wo cheaper per pound, than any other
brand of the same grade and perhaps leas
quality, lull buckets ol thii celebiated brand
have been sold in Cbillicothe alone within
tha. last two months, and trade still mcreaa.
Ind. "Try If BCBFhEH k KRAMtCK
Chilheothe, Ohio, are the Manufacturers'
agent" sod sell at lowest Factory Prices
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FAkL AND WINTER
CLOTHING
FRAIVK lIi:i.LIl,
At his nejr place of buslneaa,
COEY'S BLOCK, OPPOSITE HMION
HOUSE,
CIIILLICOTIIE, 0.
HAS THE
Choicest Stock
Fall and Winter Clothing
IVER breuiilit tn this market, emlirni'ina
jull Ihe latesi and most liiHhiuiiable slles,
, in in accordance wilh the latest In-limni.
U lu-n ynu uani a nnlihy suit don't full to call
nn Kni'nlt. He also C L 1? aud
Makes Oap.mknts to Oudei
and lias a full lino of
Cents' Undervyear
II ATS A i i vi a, &.
ll i-l'.lh'nir marked ilmvn to the I,OW
I. ST I I4.it KV.H. uivu me a c .11 and 1 will
viairmil satlsliiL'tlon
J.i.j.r FHAVK II EM, MAN
v XT! "Pa '"Vi"
WINDOW SHADES.
Yi & CO.,
Union Block, Second St.. Uliillicothe.
IN VI 1'K til e aiti niion ol houseieeier o
this place and vicinity to their stuck ol Wall
ALL NEW STYLES,
Con THK
Spring Trade of 1073
large u,?o Intent jut leeeived. Oiill an,,
exsn'liiie when you are ill Chillicolhe.
Limni mid Viqu'r II indow Shades. Hub
tin hhades. at ensi; a ymnl Assort
ment of MiscidliliienilS and
Sdiuul JJuui-K. Utathuery, Fancy
Articles, C'C.
A GOOD BOOK
AGENTS WAN1ED.
Dick's Encyclopkhia op Practical Ru-
ckists ami, I'uni'csi.r.s. Cnnlniiiingi..l.'i prne
tieal receipt, written in a p:nin and opular
inurner, ana uiiiMinteii wnn expinnainry
niilciila. Heiag a enmprehensive honk uf
r lerenee lor the merelinnl, niiiniifieturer, ar
tisan, amateur and housekeeper, including
medicine, pharmacy and domestic economy
I he scope of this work is entirely dinVrcnl
from any other honk 01 Ihe kind. lieHie
oenilK complete anil sun. at nulivpenmue
bi ok of reference for the thousand an,! one
receipts and hi ticles needed in every hous
bold . farm, irarden. etc.. it include rleiir and
easily uiekr-tnod directions lor the applii a
tion ol many ol ino arts usually aequiieit only
by long experienee, and so mvesied of tc, h'
nichalines, or the technicalities nl terms used
so lullv explained as to bring the entire sub
ject within Ihe comprehension ofani person
ol ordinary intelligence, rroinunent among
the immense mn-s nf aiihiects treated of in
ttie liook are the following:
The Art ol Dyeing, Hard Bolt and Toilet
.Soaps, Tanning, Instillation, Imilntiou l.iq
tiurs, Wnifs, tlorihsls and Hitters, ,'ider,
Hrewing, I'erufmerv.Klavorma Essences, etc..
t.omeiu-s, Hair I 'yes and Washes, Pomade,
and I'ertlinied l M I-', Tool h Powders, etc., Sy.
tips, Alcohol and Alcoholmetry, Peliolemn
and Kerosene. Illearhing and Cleaning, Vin
ear, sjauees. Catsups and Pickcls, Keceipls
Inr ihe Garden, To l-emoveMaitis.Spnts.etn.,
Pyrnlechny aud Kiplesives, Cements, etc,
Waterproofing. Arliticial, Oems, Inks and
Writing Fluids, Aniline Colors, Paints and
Pigments, I aiming and Paper-hanging, Ka'
snmineand Wnitewash, Varnishing aud I'ol.
ish ng, I.ubrica'ora, Japanning and Laequer
irg, Hoot and Harness IPa-king, Phoiographr,
Metals and Alloys, t.ilding, sJilering, etc
Electrntyping, Electroplating, etc., Putent
Medicines, Medical tieceipta, Weights and
Measures. 6U7 pages, rcyul octavo, cloth.
Price 15(H) i-mar
DIUr. F1TZGEKALI', Pullnshers, N.
JOB WORE
EXECUTED
NEATLY & PROMPTLY
AST
I THIS OFFICE
TO A CHILD.
My falrrat child, I have no tong to
to give you ;
No lurk would pipe to stars so dull
and gray;
Yet, ore we part, one lesson I can
leave you
For every day :
Be good. Sweet uiuld, and lut who will
be clever;
Do noble things, not drCfttu'tbcm all
day long, ...
And so makti life, death, and that vatt
lurcver,
One grand, sweet song. ,
—[C.
List of Governors of Ohio.
TERRITORY.
Arthur St. Clair 1.788-1S03
STATE. ;
Edward Tiffin lj803-lS07
ThoJ.Kirker aciing1807-1808
Samuel Uuiiiiugloh..80S-1810
Return J. Meigs 1101814
0 L )0ker fueling ... 1,814-18 14
Tho9.Vorihingtoii,..l'tJ14-lS18
lilhan A. Brown 1818-1822
Allen Trimbltr f aci'n 1S22-1822
Jeremiah Morrow. ...,822-182o'
Allen Trimble 1826-1830
Duncan McArthur... 1830-1832
Roberl Lucas 1832-1S36
Joseph Vance 183G-1838
Wilson Sbannoii... ...1838-1840
Thomas Corwin..... .1840-1842
Wilson Sliannon J842-1844
T.W.I3artley,facliugJl844-1844
Mor lecai liarlley. ... J844-184G
William liebt 4840-1848
S.-abury Ford ....1848-1853
Reuben Wood 1853-1853
Willium Medill 1853-1858
Salmon 1'. Uhase 1856-18U0
William Deuniso 18UO-1S02
David Tod 1 862-1804
John liiougli Ib64-lb05
0 Anderson, act'gJlfc65-l8o6
Jacob D. CuX 1866-1808
R. 13. Hayes 1SGS-1871
E. F. Nuee 1871-1873
New Granges in Gallia County
S. 11. Ellis reports to the L'iu
ciiinaliTi nes Ihe lollowing uew
Oranges in Gallia county :
Noveinberl 2 l'erry Orange.
Master, Roberl Oarter; Secre
tary, 0, .W. Oartef ....bt 9me4
i'atriot, Gallia county.
Nov, 17 Harrison Orange.
Master Charles Stuart; Secre
tary, Samuel Drunimoud. 1'ost
OUice, Lincoln, Gallia county.
Noveinberl7 I'liilo orange.
Masier, Samuel Drake, Secre
tary, A McUall. l'ost Ollice,
sand Fork, Gallia counly.
Mov. 18 Syaimes Grange,
Masier. D. i'allfrson; Secre
lar.v, E. Patterson. L'uhl Ollice,
Sprinkle Mill, Gailia county.
Nov. 18 Springfield Grange.
Master, John E. M.ll; Secre
ary, V. II. Switzer. Tost Ol
lice, Gallipolis, Oallia county.
.
Zalesici Lodge No. 472, tf F.
& A. M. was ins. tinted alZi
ieeki, Vinton county, Wednes
day alternoon last, Nov. 26lli,
by M. 11. Walt, W. M. ot Scio
to Lodge No. C, ol this city, act
ing as Deputy ol the Grand
Master of the State, assisted by
Messrs. E 1. Sallurd, Philip
Kiein and others, the services
being held in the church build
iiig. ine Liouge starts uuuer
very lavorable auspices.
In the evening a banquet
wa:Tfciven in the hall ot the
Lodge, at which over a hundred
Masons aud other citizens, at
tended by their lamilies, weie
present. The spread of delica
cies was unusually attractive,
and reflected great credit upon
the mauagers, Messrs. Thump,
son, I'ulz aud Walurs aud Mrs.
l'hompson and the Misses Will.
The entertainment was a de
Ross
County Register.
A DicCUSiuN in the National
Oouierence ol Friends at Lyun
the other day, suggests that
more worldly standards of dress
are getting to be adopted by
modern Quakers One speak
er advised that the question ol
dress should be one of utility
and convenience, and said,
moreover, that the practice o.
wearing the hat in meeting,
which so long prevailed, was
remarkable chiefly for being a
stopid violation o sanitary law.
There were, of course, various
Friends who rose to disagree
with these liberal opinions, bat
they seemed neither angry nor
unyielding.
A Grand Swindle.
We copy the following from
thft Regimental Flag, publish
ed at Fort Union. New Mexico
Il is only a sample of similar
transaction.", and shows what
extortions people are subject
ed to by exprosi companies. -It
is about tune something was
done to put a slop to such
gouging:
The Sou'hern Overland Mail
& Express Conpany is one tf
the biggest swindles in this
country. We received a pack
age ot printing materia!, frnro
New York, a week or two
since, weighing about twenty -five
poundsjlhe express charges
of which were 0 75. Last
Saturday, we received another
package, containing the same
kind of material, Iroin St Louis
weighing about forty pound.s,
ihe charges ou which were
$25 00. There is something
rotten in Denmark. We will
gie another case, a musical
instrument was sent from this
post, to New York, for repairs,
and the express charges were
paid in that city. It was re
paired, and re shipped back in
the same box, and the cliari.'bj
returning was about S3 00
more than they were going.
We are happy to say that they
have got about the last money
they will ever get out ot us.
In tho future we will get euch
articles as we may bo in need
of, by mail, and if we can not
get them that way, we will do
without. And we advise every
person having any thing sent
from the E.tst, to avoid this
thieving company. The above
are oijly a tew cases, out of the
many we could mention, of the
exhorbitaut charges that are
being made by them every
day. But they are suflicieut to
show Iheir-elealings.
Liability of Common Carries
for to Persons traveling
on Passes.
The Supreme Oourt of the
United States affirmed ihe de
cision ol the Circuit Court of
the Suu'hern District of New
York, awarding damages lo a
drover named Lncluvood, who
received injuries while riding
on a drover's pass. The court
directs the payment ol interest
at the usual rates in such cases
in New York, sustaining tne
rulings below, that the contract
made by the delendant and the
pass issued to him were no im
pedimenta in the way of recov
ering, if he was not guilty ol
neglect of ordinary care aud
prudence. Which contributed to
his injury, and that there was
no such negligence on his part
in leaving the car and proceed
ing to look alter his cattle in
the matter as would debar re
covery. Justice Bradley de
livered the opinion.
After being taken 'to Black-
weh's island Tweed was asked
the usual questions bv the re
ceiving clerk, to which he an
swered that he was aged 62,
occupation a "statesman;" no
religion, but his family are
Protestants. lie was eutered
as Protestant. He was taken
lo the bath, then had his head
shaved, beard taken off, and
was arrayed in a full striped
uniform. lie had two letters
from New York city physicians
recommending that he be plac
ed in the hospital, but after ex-
aimnatiou by the penitentiary
physicians be was remanded to
a common cell like all other
lelons. The jacket given him
to wear is known at. the peni
tentiary as the "larceny jack
et." His son staid by him till
he was led away to his cell
when he and a lew frieudd and
reporters left the island.
The Virgin iuM, it is said, be
longed to a Mr. William Patter
son, of New York, and was
bought by him for the Cubans.
In compelling that vessel to
strike, therefore, Spain struck
Bill Patterson. Thus one more
perplexing riddle is. solved. .
A Big Blow.
Last evening, while the
Chief engineer of a lung-tester
was expatiating upon the ben
efits to be derived from the
free use of his instrument, a
cadaverous individual stepped
outol the crowd and remaiked
to him:
"Mister do you think it
would help mo any to blow in
to that can?"
'Yes, sir, certainly; it would
expand your thesf, give elas ,
ticity toyour lungs, and length
en your lite. Why, you'd soon
be able to blow 500 pounds
aud win the S5 prize."
"Why, does a iellow get 3
when he blows that many
pouivK-?''
Yes, sir, wouldn't you like
to make a trial?'' with a know
innr wink to the crowd.
'1 don't care if 1 do," said
Greens, walking around and
plauking down a dime of the
greasy shinplaster sort.
Then taking the mouth pice J
in his hand, he made ready.
He opened his mrtuth until the
hole in his face looked like a
drydock for ocean steamers,
and began to lat;e in wind.
The inflation was like that ot
the Oraphic baloon, but not so
disastrous. That fellow's chest
began to grow and distend un
lil he resembled a pouter pig
eon more tlnina man, at which
point he put tho mouth piece
to his lips and blew with such
iorce that his eyes ennie out
and stood around his cheek
bones lo see what was the
matter but that ran top went
up like a 11 isli, and Ihe needle
ot the indicator spun around
like the button on a coun'ry
school house door, until it
stood still at 500 pounds! The
crowd cheered, and the keeper
of the can paid over the 5 in
stamps, with a mutter of as
tonishment. But Greens pock
eted them coolly, and turning
to the spectators, said:
"Look here, gen's, that ain't
nothing to do at all for a man
who has been a bugler in a
deaf and dumb asylum for sev
en years like me"
A special dispatch from
Washington City, printed in
the Cincinnati Gazette of Mon
day says;
"LIVELY DEMOCRATIC CAUCt'3.
"The Democratic caucus Sat
urday night, resulted in a
strong indorsement by the ma
jority ol the back pay meas
ure, which caused the wilh
drawal of Coi, of New York,
Ilolmnn, Of Indiana, and Mil
ton Saylor, Southard, and Jew
ett, of Ohio. Mr. Holm an in
troduced a resolution con
demning the back pav and all
who took it. and pnt forwaid
Mr. Cox as an anti-salary can
didate for Speaker. Mr. Eld
ridge denounced Ilolman as a
demagogue, and applied bitter
epithets of a personal chsrac.
ter. Mr. Holman replied that
Eldndge was too much a crea
tnre of the Board of Public
Works to lecture anybody pres
ent. For one moment the row
bid fair to become general, bui
was quietpd by the 1 eU of the
above named member!. 1h
caucus then proceeded to show
its appreciation of Holman's
motion by nominating Fernan
do Wood for Speaker, who
when the salary bill was about
to fail when on its final pass
age, rose and changed his vote
from the negative to the affirm
ative. There is a ereat dissat
isfaction to-day among Demo
crats hi the result, and the po
sition in which they find thf m-
selves, as fully indorsing the
back pay when it was fairly
presented as an issue"
Tub miners at some of the
banks in Nelsonville are being
paid in tmte at 90 days with
out interest.
The of society in the milk
districts. The wetter-pail. .
n ADVEHTISLNO TEJt.MS.
One square, J1 OO
t-ttcli addition! nsertion ... ftO
Cards, peryta . lO OO
Local noth-c fierline, lr
Yearly advrtist'iiienU $100 00
column, sad at proportionate rate pel
lesHrmce. Payable In advance.
HyThc Record being the official
paistr of the town; ami having thJ
largest circulation of any paper in trt)
county, oilers gupcrioi lnJuccmcEti
to advertisers.
-A Practical Lover.
A lover of a peculiarly pr&j:
ical turn of mind has been dis
covered. Iu one of his letters
to hij sweetheart he wrote: "X
wish, my dear, that you would
not write such Ion- letters td
mo. if you were to bring ail
action for breach ot promise?
against me, the lawyers would
have lo copy the correspond-;
ence between u?, and charge
lourpence for every folio of sev;
enty two words, the shorter'
the letters the more we shall
save from the lawyers.
It will be remembered thafi
during the late campaign, the
Cincinnati Enquirer charged
that Gov. Noyes, while acting"
as Probate Judge of Uamillort
county, with receiving Sundry
illegal lees for hia report to
the Secretary of State of births1
and deaths in said county. So
persistent and bold were these
charges, that, finally, 6uit was
brought to recover back these
illegal charges, as they were
called. Well, the court has
passed upon them, and the de
creo is that the Governor was
authorized by law to charge"
for such service. The court -says:
"So far lrom the Prolate'
Judge being required to per
ioral the service set forth irt
the plainlifi's petition without
lee or compensation, it is ex
pressly provided in the act re
quiring this duty of him that
he shall bo entitled to charge'
and receive fees for all service
performed by him under that
act."
Thus ends this purely elec
tioneerlng story.
Editokial work always baa
its discouragementSj but hti
who labors to get out a Second;
Advent newspaper under the
impression that the world will
be destroyed before the news-
aper can reach his readers,-
engages in a peculiar if not dis
heartening task. Mr. Bishop,-
who is a Terry Islander and a
Millenarian, and prints a warn
ing journal called the Watch
man's Cry, acknowledges that
he sends out the current num
ber wilh some misgivings that
"it may never reach those for
whom ill words of comfort and
encouragement are intended.''
But he doesn't expeet to issue?
mother Cry, for in about
week ''all the good will mel
in the eternal kingdom."
'Gektlemkn," mid auc
tioneer, who was itllug
piece of land, "this is the mort
delightful land. It ia the easi.
est land to cultivate, it is so'
light, so very light. Mr. Par
ker here will corroborate my
statement; he owna the icxfr
patch, and he will tell yoe. how'
easy it ii worked." "Yea, gea
llernen," laid Mr. Parker, "it i
very easy to work, bat it is m
ilaguey sight easier te f atkei
the crops."
Jkan Raohsiti, a aelebratrri
Swiss chamois hunter, has jaif
ost his life while pursuing; hit
avocation. He started fron
the Splngen in company witli
his brother aad two other per
sons, to hunt in the direction1 ef
Suver?. lie walked in advance-
of his comradei, Jwbea all at
once the ground gave way' wa
der him, and he was precipi
tated to the bottom ef a deep
ravine, where his body waV
found dreadfully disfigtired.
The Athens Messenger fur
nishes a statement of the aver.'
age tax for 1873 on each f 10tf
valuation in a fewcoonties oi
Ohio, as follows:
Athens 11 40
Jackson...........;.. 3 ii
VashiDg'.on 1 (7
Qallra 1 8
Ross 1 70
Fairfield.; 1 52
Vinton......:....... 2 13
docking 1 65
Morgan 1 32
Meigs. ...1 (50

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