- THAT WHICH IS
'- WORTH ADVERTISING.
PEIKT AND PROSPER
m . J. F. TOWELL, PorUmomh, Ohio,
;' efferi tothe llercuanta and Furnace
eu of Vinton county, a roperjor itock
f Dr Goods and Notions, on' terms
i.i-.ioc upii utforaoie. laepuj
RESIDENT DEIV 11ST,
, ,. ; ITlc Arthur, Ohio.
', Particular etle utiou given to the lr.attn.at
: Q UEENHWARE
; WYE & MAC KEY.
OPPOSITE THE COURT HOUSE,
67 J'AINT aiSKT.
, . ...;;. I ; . ..
IaVlTE lha attention of merchant, and Air
naaeineo the lrn .lock of Ihe above ar-
Inly ju.il received. ' vYs will Mil at I ie very
(i low. at fljur lo lh trile. Order Bulicitvct
- md promptly attended M. ittjul
, . ,j. . i i ' i
Notice to Teachers.
THE HOARD of School Einminers
tpf , VintoD County will meet at. the
Union School House, in MoArtbar, on
lie lit and 3rd Siturddja of March,
April, May, September, October and
November, and the ltt.tiuturday in
s January, February, June, July, Au
guat and Decrtiber, in each year. E
auiinatioba to commence at ten o'clock,
A. M. Satisfactory evidence of good
moral character will be required in all
cases!' A fee of 50 cents ia required
- ly law from each applicant.
M. H. BAU.ES Cli'n Hoard of
J.S. IUJUN, I Solum! Ex-
It. 0. PliKDUE, Cl'k, J aminers.
Howard Sanitary Aid Associa
tion. For tha Relief und (Jure ol the Erring nod Uu
fortunate ou Principleaof Chriatian
Ea.aye on the ErVora of Youth rand the fol
llei of Age, in relation to Marriage and Sociul
Evil., with eanilaiy aid for the afflicted
last free, in denied envelope. Addreai,
HOWAKO A4HO0UT10M, Bu P, PL'.vnl
NO. 115, 1. 0. 0. F.
T EfiUI.AR Meeting nfthia En-
I ............. i . u-.ll Uura.ti.. ka
toiealk. Hatriiircha oi Jtlier eiivampineula
Who mar be vieiting on i are invited to
attend. PAII1S NORTON, C. P.
Juaa T. Rapta, 8.
Mr Arthur, Feb'y IT, 1870.
. The Favorite Fine-Cut
, r1HE-Chewer' Chome, ia now taking the
. X lead ol all nthor Hranria. bnht in color,
tlrimnt in laeta, toiiith and lai-uny in chew,
hit tobaooo poea-ea every qunluy to auit
ehewera, and . fella by the 10 pound bucket
fully luo cheaper per pound, ihnu any oilier
brand of the mdip iirmlp and iicrlHos lem
" quality. 1U0 bucket), of Una celebrated hnind
be been anl.i In Chillii'ntlie elone within
the la two monttn. nnd tritrltf .c ill increa.
'lug. Try It" bCII iKKh EK & KHAMKK
: Cliillieothe, Olnn, ere the Miiniifiu-tiireia'
Krhi Mid ell at lour, ft Knctnr) 1'ricen
AVlNO flitednr our maehinrry in flrnt.
lai-a ftyie, wr are preporeu to no
0AEDING, SPINNING & WEAVING
aehnrt nonce and in the moat workrrnn
hke rhnriner We have on liwrt I and for sale
at our factory, a oQd aupniy of -
8uch as j
Jeans, Flannels, Blankets, &c;
'. ..." ,hlch wa will ell eheap
The Highest Market Price iu Cash,
: ,.X um iur WOOL
HOUSTON, I'IM.ON O,
, AHeoHville, Vinton C i O.
SALE OF REAL ESTATE
11 J Order of Ibe 1'iubiito
Court, Tlnlon County, O. '
ON tha S4tn day of lanttary, 1874, at I
o'clock ia the afternoon, at the duorof the
Court rtoua in he town ol McArthur, will be
asld to the I ;-ent bidder. The following
real estate a", property ol Abrain l. Hun
ter, deueaaed, to wit: one iinnmried tenth
part of the aouth-eaot quarter of the aouth
weat quarter of aection iwenty-eiKbl. (2) Hie
north half of the north-we..t quarter ol i-ection
thirty-lhrea, (.) and the north eKyt qumter
of the north eaat quarter of xnitioii llurtt-two;
(32) aieept nine acres out ot tho aoutri-weH
rornar of aaid laat .leacrib d traot-all nfkaid
landa lying and beinx in fowni-hip eleren, (II)
ot ranga aeyenteuL (17) containing one hun.
dred and ainy-lwltjliii) acrea. more or lem
the aaid one hunnred and fixiv-two acrea hay
ing rieavended to aaid decedent, Abrain L
Buater and hie eohira from their lathe',
Joka Hunter, deceaaeil, and being aubjet lo
tha dower of the .aid Sarah Hunter, widow of
tha aaid John Hunter, and one of I ho delend
anta herein. Appraised at three hundred and
nty-aeyea dollara and tiiirty-bte cema.
TBKM8 0F8ALB.-Cai.hin hand.
REBECCA J. HUNTER,
Adroinlatratns of Abtam U. Hunter, de
eeaaed. H. 0. Joaaa, Attorney, 25dealw
a i a
Mb. E. P. Bothwkll baa bfien
prospecting for coal on bis
place, and has found what he
believes to be the Elk Fork
vein, in the hollow at tie foot
ot 'Market St., immediately in
the rear of his wine hou, at a
depth of nine feet. The work
men bad not dug through the
rein at the time of going to
press, consequently its thick
ness is not known, but the coal
which has boen tatten out is of
The Democrats of the Legis
lature tuveiaken mean and un
lair adrantage of the minority
in arranging the committees.
Jest what we expected though.!
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THE VINTON RECORD.
- Omolal Organ of Vinton CoUnty.
Our mails baye .been serious
ly delayed and justness nien
annoyednderour present ar
rangments. .Ve understand in
one case.when Iht tank learned
that the lack wis knocked ofJ
in the- mud hthf snatchei,
considered one of their letters
of such importance th.4 they
telegraphed its contents at an
expense of over8ixdollar8,ind
is of weekly occurrence that
sacks of papers i are h6ld back
twentyrfour hours, and sent on
mother than a mail train,
where there ii no mall agent
to receive or put them (ft and
no officer or agent of the de'
partment to receive them when
put off This occasions' delay,
loss, vexation. Mf the" porftof
fiVe department is going to mo
nbpolize the carrying of our
mails "we. want t,o be served
promptly, and brafitjcera who
are respo.nsiblelpr the perform
ance ot their duty. The de
partment has no- right to pur
posely'hoM back our papers
twenty-lour hours, arid then
send them : by, unauthorized
persons. vlf' they caii't ge. the
train to stop at McArthur they
can carry tho mail on f truin
that does stop, for it has'Wn
abundantly demonstrated that
the aiiatcher will nfit take up
as large a mail as is sent from
this point. In this connection
we learn th-u Oapt. Peabqdy,
Superintendent of the railroad,
having ' received numerous
complaints .-about this matter,
referred them lo thedeparimeni
and received instructions to
run his tram, they would at
tend to taking up the mail
I his leaves the responsibility
on Secretary Cresswel!, whf
has heretofore been notified ol
the manner in which his de
partment serves our people.
Vill he attend to the matter?
It is of mure importance tn us
thn postal telegraphs and ea
That's Where They Mate Their
last week by parties from Oil-
lipolis opposed to the re-election,
ol President Langley.' It
is well known the Dr. does not
cling to President Langle.v
with the most dpvotod person
al love, and it was thought he
would be the person to work
up the opposiiion here. The
Dr. listened to them patiently;
inquired their man to take his
place, heard several sugsefi
lions; but closed the interview
by staling that while he might
desire a change for personal
reasons, lie believed, that the
interesis of all stockholders
would be best conserved hy
keeping Mr. L. in his present
position; that he was the only
man lie knew of who could and
would luild the road!
Court convenes thp 9th of
next month. Judge Du Hal-
way will preside, it being bis
first term. The following named
persons have been drawn, as
Jared KnndalrV Ephraim
Robbirif", Elius Bolan Sylvester
Ratcliff, Peter Strausbaugh,
Sr.. James Hawk, Enos T. Win
ters, John Harper, Michael
Hawk, John Waldren, Samuel
Camp, Joseph McLaughlin,
James Hayburn, John Kimmty
and Fenton Johnson.
Joseph Oux, Nathaniel Si
monton, A. K. McLaiu; A J.
McLaughlin, U. H. Campbell,
G. W. Waxier, George Holdren,
Uenry Bay, Henry Robertson
Ezekiel Kmclifl, Isaac Lalol
lette and John Lady
Wk jglected last week to
mention ihe Pre8byteran Fes
tival and tho Methodist enter
taiument at the school hnus.
We understand each netted
about $50 to the respective
Wis have received a large
fide lithogra'ph map of Wells
ton. May the town soon out
grow" tiie map is our . most
hearty; wish. ;-t i ; -
.".'i.-i! .''vr. .(.- , ....
, - We were one of a party who
were discussing spiritualism on
New Year's night at the Hul
.bert; lioute, and it wis agreed
108,1 two of us, J. G. Swetland,
Jr.,; and purselves shOold write
to parties who advertised. to
do wondrfui things by the aid
pt, spirits; .and lest. the matter.
Iu: pursuance of that plan we
,rote to .W. II. Murnler, 170
Wejtt:, Springfield, bt; Boston,
prdering a halt a dozen photo !
graphs pt. our father, who died
iu ,1851. which Mr. Murnler
advertised to be able to pro
ducei We told him ot our uu
belief and; asked, him to send
hia phojos by exprest 0. 0. D,
with the privilege of examina
tiou before we paid the com
pany, agreeing to take them if
they Jbure the? faintest resem
blance to the person desired or
aoy other deceased friends Air,
Murnler. declined to Bend the
goods unless we sent him a fee
of five dollars in advance which
we are BtVkTfTI&tfrfBn as to do
just after a monetary panic, and
lor the further reason that we
believed him to be a swindler
who professed! to do what he
had no ability to perform, evi
dence of which, he f urniBhei'in
refusing to send his eoods to
responsible . persons, as would
any mpciable person or Arm
doing a .legitimate business in
any city in the United. Statos
Mr. SwetlandV letter and an
swer are short and explain
themselves, and we give. them
merely prefacing . fhera ! with
the remark that Ihe enclosure
addressed to his mother was
sealed in such a mannei that.it
would have been impossible for
Air. Schwartz or any other per
son to open it without discov
ery : . '
McArtuur, 0., Jan. 2, 1874.
M.K. (J Scuwarz: Noticing
a card of yours m the Banner
ol Light, in which jou say you
will answer 6ealed lelters free
of charge tor 30 days, the same
bearing date Dec. 13; as this
comes within the thirty days, I
want it answered immediately'.
Enclosed find four throe cent
stamps as pir your card. The
enclosed letter ,13 to my mother
in the Spirjt World, lor which I
want a reply. In returning an
swer I want the enclosed -letter
returned with it wnhuut ever
J. G. SWETLAND, Jr.,
your letter being opened, you
had better not have sent it.
My lime ia expired.
M. K. C. SCHWARZ
letter was re
ceived here Jan 9. so. it will
be seen that his time had not
expired, even when his answer
We respeclfully invite the
attention of Brick Pomroy's
Democrat and Ihe B inner of
Light to ihe above, and inquire
why is this thu? Would they
like to find a person who can
answer. Mr. S wet land's letter
without opening it. or produce
the rictnrf? --
We have received by letter
from Francis Shades a remit
lance to be credited to his ac
count. In his letter be requests
us to say that he did not go
away to avoid paying his debts,
but so that he might arcumu
lace enough to pay ever cent
be owes, which he expresses
his confidence to be able to do,
and a part of which he haft and
Is now doing. While Mr. Shades
procedure in going aw?y as he
did was of more than question
able propriety, it can be said
that be bad been regarded
theretofore as a' fair business
man, and while it was known
that be was embarrassed finad
cially. it was believed that he
would finally adjust all his af
fairs honorably. If Mr Shades
will only perform as well as he
promises in his letter Lis credi
tors will no doubt be made hap
py and forgive him their pres
Somb heavy real estate trans
ers are published this- Weefc.--
Bee fourth page..
Wk examined about a mile
of Mr. Howard's survey of
the railroad to' Vinion Station
one day last eek, and we con
fes ourselves both pleaded and
surprised at its location.' We
thought we were pretty well
acquainted With the topogra
phy of the country from here to
Vinton Station, and knew just
about where a road would be
built ; i but it is located ex
actly where we were certain it
wouldn't be, but so much- bet
ter; cheaper, ' and easier than
what we bad in our mind, that
we are ready to just quit now
and say we don't know any
thing about 'Civil engineering
Mr. Howard evidently under
stands his business, and is'sav.
ing the' company thousands' of
dollars by the thorough man
ner in Whieh he periorms bis
worki ' ' : 1 : ;'
, ; - ! .;'
. Tub Court of Common Pleas
of Ross county did not confine
itself to the Bar iujnaklng its
selection of. a committee to in
vestigate, the Commissioner's
Report, but appointed an expe
rienced,; accountant.... Tile re
sult is the utieartbing of nu
merous irregularities, and pay.
mant of illegal sumiI.,and sala
ries. . Courte In other counties
would profit by this example.
We are not so impressed with
the fr reaching wisdom and
knowledge of the Bar ,that we
want to see everything turned
oyer to their care ., , There are
other people la the communi
ty who have quite as much ln
terest -aud piy as much' taxes
into the county as. the lawyers,
and Who i appointed to such
a position, would take the time
and -trouble to make a tbor
ough investigation. ' Give the
farmers, merchants, and me
chanics a chance. We have
had occasion to know when at
torneys hate been appointed
that the only duty they per
formed was to draw their pay.
Copeland & Grandstaff have
fitted up an establishment, in
Davis' Bulding, for the clean
ing of feather beds, have been
doing a good business and are
giving general salisfaction.-r-The
cleaning and drying is
done entirely by steam so that
there is.no possibility of injury
to Ihe feathers. They lake beds
the feathers of which are mat
ted together by the accumula
ted dirlol years, and siller. they
go through the cleaning pro
cess they come out at Jively,
clean and seet as new feath
ers. The charge is oily $2.00
per bed, and when on can en
enjoy a new bed, as jit were,
clean and wholesome 'fo that
price none should fotgo the
pleasure. They will J remain
here but a short time longer,
and I hose who wish their bedri
renovated should call immedi
ately, j '
TO THE LADIES OF HAMDEN
AND VINTON COUNTY; OHIO:
I would resptrtfully announce thatl
have opened a New Millinery Store, in
tlie.room lately occupied by Mr. Bur'
Uiiithaic-in HamdeA. Uhid, , ,
Bltachinq, Prtxtinq and CotoHnii
dtitie to ordtr. Trimmed Good ki pt
in stock, combining the very Latent
and Beat Stvlc
1 am prepared from experience to
give entire tatUfaction in the Butiueei
of Mantua Making.
All cutting dune to order and a fit
warranted in all instances, or the goodt
will be paid for.
By impartiality and ttrict mtention
in Butinett I ahull endeavor to please
all cuetumera and will be very thank
fill for all the patronage extended me.
MRS. LIZZIE NORRIS.
Flour, per aacK 92.00
Wheat i 1.30al.40
Potatoes .. 6075
Dried Apples ,t 1.50
Dried Peaches. .u.a , S.'jO
Uams. country .12U
- an jrar cured J5
Smoked ides .10
Pickled Pork 1A
Chickens, live l5a.2A
Hocking rfnlt per bbl 2.40
Sacks . 15a25
White Fish I. 9.00
Rio Coffee 333S
Coftee Sugar 15
New Orleans Molasses 80a 1.00
Star Candle per lb.
Scrap, country pefltf
iteeae - -,
CnaL. ir tin
,mi : : .iu
Bpjte, dressed, y. . . . . . , .... 4 JO 1 00
TO BRIDB BUH.DERS.
NOTfCB ia Kereby l yea lhateMledpropo
aala nil t raeiTeil at tha
M' AKTHU R
Vinton County, Ohio,
9 O'CLOCK, I. UL.t
. Monday, January 26, 1874.
fcr tha building of
Oaa Coflata Baibaa witk Broai Aatrraiart,
Anroaa B ( Raccoon, Creek, In Madiaon town
hip, at the rryaaing of th iUleaki and Pack
ard Mill road, oaar tha Zalaaai bteam Mill.
On Covered Bnilgawith 8 lone Abutment.
Acroaa Big Sand Knn in Brown lownfbip,
near tha reaidenca ol laaaa Keetoo.
Plans and Speclflcatloas
are on rile for Inspection at tr a Anditor'a Of
ace. And the County CorhiDieaionera do
Proposuls on1 Any Other Plan
Than thoee on file at tha AU'lito r'a Offioe, at
tha opUoo of hi. Mere: hot nropnaala no 01 her
plana are required to be accompanied wnh
plxna aad ei'ifli-alion", Mlting forth the
aumher nl apana. Ihe Unglh of each, the Da
tura, quality and Piae of Ihe niateriaia In ha
uvad in ihe erection of tlieaaaae, ihe alrrnpth
01 tha atrueture when completed, the enaia!e
cot of tha liAxe and aupemlrm-lurf , and elao,
whether (here ia any patent nilhl on. the pro
poae.l plao.and If to, on what part, if not oa
the whole. All propoala nvtt be accompan
ied with a bond, in double ihe amount ol luch
bid, with at leaat two g -od (uretiea.
The Commiaa itinera, however, renerte th
rght to reject any or all bids.
Uy order of tha Jouimialinera.
Vt . W. BKLFORD,
Auditor of Vinton County.
RAILROAD ELECTION NOTICE.
to ike SlocKhollevi of ihe Gallipolii,
. McArthur t Columbia HaUroati Co.;
NOTICE ia hereby ffiveh that the annual
election ef eaten (7) dlm-tora rbr ,al,j
railroad oompao; will b held In Okllipolia,
Wednesday January 21, 1874
Commencum at nine (P) o'clock In tha fore
toon and clo'ing at four (4) o'o'ock in tha ah
ernboa of aaidilat day ol January, 1S7.
. . J.J.CAUO'r.
Secretary of tha Gall ipnlif, McArthur, A Col
umhu Railroad Company. , ,v
fcacambwr M, l7J. -O
Valuable Tavern Stand
flSHlNti to retiro from bualneaa I offer
for tale my tavern aland known u tha
Baughman House, Zaleskl.
Thil houn Ii doing a good buainen, ia
HEX! DOOfi TO THE DEPOT,
Principal Hotel In Zaleskl.
It la almeM new hue lately been Improved
and refilled throughout, haa all modern Im
proyemeute, and aond elabliiiK aufflcient lo
to accommodate the run of ouatom of tha
houne. 'I ha hoUe, elal'le, furniture, and ev
erything in complete -hapa for a in to take
NKhaVild, wiil be eolil, at a rwrumn, and on
liliinM payhienta. To nby man who u.ider
flanda Ihe hotel buainea, thia ia arlopportu
nity telddrri ottered, aa ihe house n making
big money iid the amount invented. If any
man wlxhea to buy let him call on me, and
will aooj convince liim that ihereia money
in it. WM. O il' (ill. VI AN,
iisopt Zalcaki, UhlO.
MIXKA R'S HAT STORE
Choice Winter Apples.
II EMI Y J. KAILCV
No. II Main Street. Hear Faint,
ldeclH73 " ..
' Stale it Ohio. Vlnfo'o CoantTi
- Will, Brown & Co., Plaintiffa,
A. C. Dowd.et al. Defendants.
TV TITgTOJf rorjfTT rOFBT Of
COHXUN PLEAfi-OHDEK Of SALK
PURsDANT to tha command of an order of
aale leaned Irom tha Court of Cnmmou
Plena of Vioton County, and to me di related
aa BhenPof tald (kiiinly, I will offer for eale
In from of the Court Houee In tha town ot
McArthur.Vinton County. Ohio, on
Saturday, the 24th Day of January,
A. D. 1874.
at tha hour of I o'clock. P. M... aaid day, tin
wnowina aearrioea unaaana tenementa, to-wltr
I a-tot Ka Wtt la Ihi town ot McAnhnr, Ohio.
Appraiaed at one hnndrvd (SUM) dollara, anil
net bring Iwo-tbirdiolibat aoaa.
To oa aoid aa me property or A n Dow,et al.
to aatllfv an order of imied fn.ia lha (urt
of Uonnloa fleaa la fcvor of Will. Bruwo t Co.
TfcRM OF BALB.-Caah tn hand on day or
tale. , .
t-hena Vinton county.
ttnairkO.Joaa Att'y lui Plat tiff.
TUoreday Dee. ti, 187S. A-w
HC. JONE, Adm Inietralor or the aetata
.of Mana B Jonea, deceased h ia tiled h.(
ai-connu. and vo'it-hera lor flnal aettlement.
and tha aame will he ror hannx on the 1Mb
day of January, l74, at 10 o'clock A. M.
a. H MAYO, Probate JuUxe.
December S4, 187J. At
SCALES - FOR SALE
"PA' I PRAKK'W,
'TOCK and Ore 8c i. lee aa good aa hew, for
Salat yary low price. (Jell on
THOMAS A.: MEELOK
AT ' '
THE BRICK 82 ORE?
AJL M 8 R i iy
Will keep on band throughout tba preiant year a large and well aortl
atockof ; ' " '.
aTEWELRY, : "K
NOTIONS. , v ..-
DRESS GOODSLJ is.- '
QUEENSWARE, . ... -
FINE GROCERIES, . .. - .-:;
And a thouaand ether '
Articles of Comfort Utility and Ornament,
which I will sell lower than can be obtained
elsewhere in Vinton Count yV
Examine my itook and pricaa before haying. ' .
- rriiA& i itriTT no
kioj wotrti) ooisuli iouk
5 PERCENT DISCOUNT i '
On nil Styles for Cash!
BEST INSTRUMENTS MADE.
EVERV 0E WARRAXTD 5 YEARS
A tlSOorean for.
220 " "
" 230 "
- 400 piano
" 600 "
Rllnletere, Charehee and Sabbath
Scheola furulahed at wholeaale ratee.
IT!. R. DA RIVE Sj
High St., two door, weat or Market,
ildeo7 McARTHl'R, O.
Nothing is so Beautiful,
Nothing is so lasting
Nothing will Give so Much Pleasure)
and Profit to the Young and Old of
The Family as one of those
D. H. BALDWIN & CO.,
Dealers in Pianos and Organs, .
158 WEST FOURTH ST., CINCINNATI, .?
GENERAL WESTERN" AGENTS; ,
Organs delivered to any part of the Countr
frceof Charge. J. V HULMCK, .
Agent fop Vinton Cbnty, 1
llulliert Houae.Mi'Arthur rj. ' !
NORB BUf THE
' VJ'.I .
Healing School tloases,
Churches, L6dge Blooms,
Court Houses and
Ilia cleanly, it ii economical; It i. health,
fill. It keepa up a perfect circulation of ai t.
warming all parte oi the room alike. It took
the Brt premium over all competitor at the
Vienna tipomioo. Circula .aod patnphleta
(.oniainingenHravinaaaad full paitK ulara fur
niahed no applic.tioa, or one ut the alovve
may be eeeo in Operation at my .lore. You
are invited to oall, and tee for yorreelvea.
No. 9, Main St.,
Bote aeent for Ymton an l Rona eountiea. arul
dealer in all Ihe nrt approvert Cookina ana
Healing Stove., H"ll Fuirih-hihg Ooo t,
and maeufariurer of all kiro a of Tin, Uheel
Iron and Ooj.per Ware. Ordira Irom lh
nniinlry Ihr Hooutlo.i I tihfida, etc, will al.
waj receive iirJUaduM aMeatToa.
J. S. McCOMMON. ,
JEWELER AND SILVERSMITH.
Opposite theEmmiU Bonie, J
Shreckeqgauat's Old S(aild
M AtOFieTOBIR AJtD MALK U '
Pine Gold trev-olry.
- AenU for " - '
American and Joreln Watcaes
Ft gin Watch
y rm .
Ch.Ulln , v.
Beth 1 boaiae Clixta,
in. and Sluitf
Cuff Buttons '
1 la. Cinlar
A lent, fon
M ABIE , S TODW COID PEE
A FULL LrNE OFOOnbS 8UITABU FO
BBIDAL $ BIRTHDAY PRESEHTS
Ofiodg made to order and repainnr donaby
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