OFFICIAL ORGAN OF VIMTOH COUNTY,
- LIcARTIIUR, OHIO:
Thn.Ml.O, ApiU IS. 1SG7.
A union of hearts, union of hauda,
A union thai none m.v v'r
A union ofUkes, a union lands,
The Aksicas L"kii tuasvun.
Democratic State Ticket.
ALLEN G. THURMAN, of Franklin.
Fcr Lieutenant Governor,
DANIEL 8. UUL,oniolmes.
Dr.C. FULTON, of Crawford.
JOHN McELWEE, or.Butler.
For Attorney General,
IRAN II . UURD, Of Knox.
For Judge of Supremo Court,
Judgo THOMAS M. KEY, of Hamilton.
WILLIAM SHERIDAN, of IVilliamB.
For Board of Publio Works, .
ARTHUR HUGHES, of Cuyahoga.
National Democratic Convention.
Columbus, March 20, 1867.
' At a meeting of tbe Deniocratio State Cen
Iral Committee held to-day,
resolutions were adopttd:
i ffiJW. That in the opinion of
committee a Deniocratio Convention of del
fsates from all the States should be held
this year, not later than the 4th day of July,
and Louisville, Kentucky, is tbo most eligible
tlaoe for holding the same, yet, in our opm-
in Mm 7th ia too early a day for the as
sembling thereof. Nevertheless, if the other
Kf to. nnnenriln that day and appointdete
crates, our Exeoutive Committee shall provide
for the selection 01 aeiegaies irum
2. Retnlvtd, That the Chairman (,of this
committee communicate the above resolu
tion to the Central Committees of the sev.
eral Siates, and to the Cha'rman of the
National Committee. - -
Columbus, March 20, 1867. JOHN G. THOMPSON, Ch'n.
C. J. BEAM, Sec'y.
Prussia is making prepara
tions for the ineviable contest
with France. Luxemburg will
be the bone of contention.
The "Wisconsin legislature,
last Thursday, before adjourn
ing, passed a resolution confer
ring the right of suffrage upon
Malimilian is said to be in a
bad fix. He is surrounded by
the Republican troops, and is
anxious to make his escape, and
get back to Europe.
An American female in Eng'
land walked 800 miles in
many consecutive hours.
Bonnet ' strings are out of
fashion in Paris.
. A mature gentleman, 84 years
of age, is sueing for a divorce
in Illinois. ' '
' There ts . a pervading dread
of .a great war in Europe ; ' ,
The Prince of Wales is de
scribed as disgracefully jolly
for an expectant widow.
Cincinnati - has a law tsuit
about five and a half inches ofi
Responsible parties are will
ing to give 3,000,000 for the
Missouri Pacific Railroad.
A man named David Horton
is to he tried in Kew York for
beating out the brains of a cat.
! : Two years : aero. Tuesday.
' - v., VJ' !
April 2, Lee 'evacuated Rich
mond and Petersburg. One
; year ago President Johnson is
sued a proclamation announ
cing the close of the war.
. In Dexter, Michigan, a few
days ago, a hundred thousand
pounds of wool were Bold for 50
cents per pound. -
egro -sutlrage was voted
down by A. decided majority in
the .New Jersey Legislature
last week. ;
A subterranean city has been
discovered in Turkistan, Cen
To the Public.
To the Public. Truth is Mighty and Must
Dak Win & Bbotmbs are determined to
undersell any and every merohant in Vinton
county. They hare received new and
heavy Spring importation of Dry and Fancy
Goods from the Eaitern market; and a fresh
supply will always be found at their Store.
Everything is rich and elegant the Propri
etors the most agreeable geutlemen and will
spare no pains to give satisfaction to all who
favor them with a call.
The Change the Radicals Propose
in the Constitution of the
State of Ohio.
Manx of our readers do not uudorslani
the nature of the "Amendment to the Consti
tution" of the State of Ohio, which the Rad
ical Legislature passed on the 6th of this
month, and of which we spoke last week.
Here is Seotion I. of Article V, of the Con
stitutionthe Section containing the word
WHITE whioh Section the Negro-Suffrage
Radicals want strloken out, beoause they art
opposed to the Constitution as it is;
CONSTITUTION OF OHIO, ART. 6, SKO. 1 iS IT IS
Every white u.ale citizen of the United
Slates, of the age of twenty-one years, who
shall bare been a resident of the State one
year next preoeeding the eleotion, and of the
county, township, or ward in wbion he re
sides such time as may be provided by law,
shall have the qualifications of an elector,
and be entitled to vote at all elections.
It is that word WUITE that anneys the
Now, reader, here is the substitute they
want you to go to the polls next October
and vote for:
Every male citizen of the United States, of
the age of twenty-one years, wfco snail have
been a resident or the state one year
next preceeding the election, and of the
county, township, or ward in Which
resides, such time as may be pro.
vided by law, except such persons ag have
Wn armd in snncort of anv insurrection or
rebellion against the government or the um
ted States, or have Had from their places of
residenceto avoid being drafted into the mil'
itary service thereof, or have deserted the
military or naval eervioe of said government
in lime of war, and have not suosequenuy
been honorably discharged from the same,
shall have the qualifications of an elector
and be entitled to vote at all elections.
Do you see how nicely they have drawn
up that substitute? the word WHITE being
omitted. They want, the Constitution to
read "Every male citizen of the United
States," instead of "Every WHITE male
citizen," whiob will of course, if not re
jected, enfranchise any , Nigger 'who shall
" have been a resident of the State one year
" next preceeding the electien,"
The reader will also observe that they are
not satisfied with enfranchising thousands of
negroes who may come into this State "to
vote for de Union," but they must disfran
chise white men, who, they fear, will tele
Beneath the heading "Strike, but
Hear," the Editor of the Jackson Stan
dnrd, who, it is generally supposed, is
crazy on (he African and several other
questions, publihhca an article, occupy
ing two aod-a-balf columns ia that pa
per, giving a general history of himself
from the first time he voted to the last
time, and wjiy he wrote the names of two
Copperheads on the last ticket he voted.
He Bays he "arrived at the age of twonty
ono years, on the 11th of December,
1840." Truly, that was a distinguished
arrival; but wo do not remember of
reading of the arrival in the History of
the United States, or of it in his "Ban
dom Thoughts." He says he oast his
first vole ia April, 1840, and has voted at
every election,' from President down to
School Director, sinoethat timo. He
then gives the names of theae whom he
voted for. for President and of oourse
saying thathe'voted in 1864 for Lin
ooln, and that he "regards voting as a
religious doty and always votes to effect
some . purpose." Ha neglected to say
that he vetedfor Andrew Johnson, in
1864, but be did vote for him when be
voted .orLinool n. Of oourse he "ro?
f rt3s ToliDs'' for JhD80n " gww
amy, ana is now nappy to nave "tne
people of Jackson county" understand
from his : two-and-a-half column article
that that vote for, Johnson "effeoted.Bom e
purpose." . He uses his old and; otero
typed phraze8, 'Jlebel,",Eebel press'
"(JopperbeadY'pro-Blavery," a number
of times boasts of his "loyalty": to the
Negro ; and tries to make the people
believe that his honeety, morality ' reli
gion, virtue, education, and many other
things too numerous to mention, are so.
perior to any other man's in fact that
he is a man of superior merit, of supe
rior bravery, of superior, talents, and of
superior accomplishments, even if it is
known that he is the 1 author the dis
tinguished ' author of ' "Random
Thoughts." ' ' '
The figures irom Connecticut look
better as they bocame more exact. Eng
lish is elected by a round majority of
one thousand, and the Lesislature it
about evenly balanced.
The moral effect of this victory of con
stitutionalism can hardly be overestima
ted. It thrills with joy and animates
with a new courage the friends of the
Union throughout our bread land.
Hill C. Miller has roared liom toe
Democratic Herald, at Jackson, Ohio,
and Charles W. Adams is now Publiaher.
Mackley, of the Negro suffrage organ at
that place, made a "last desperate effort"
on the dsj of the Spring eleotion to de
feat Miller, for Major, tbe then Publish,
et of the Herald and thereby "kill the
paper." He suooeeded in detesting
Miller, and killed the paper, as be sup'
posed at least, he went so far as to pub
lish its "obituary." The paper, howev
er, haa been resurrected; and we hope
our friend Charley will sucoeed in Ite
publication. The Republicans, we learn,
are talking of starting; a cew paper
Hon. Alfuko Yapli has
ChiUioethe to Cincinnati,
continue the praotioe of law.
where he will
Who was it that "Nihil fit?" W answer
the Democrats majorities of Conneotioat.
Poor Nihil. . '
About the Removal of
the County Seat.
Ma. Editor:' '-Young America"
haa fnr soma time been silont upon the
question of removal of the oounty seat
from MoArthui to Zaleski. for various
reasons, the prinoipal reason being that
nt ill haahh. but becoming Bomewnai
animated noon hearing the subjeot men
tioned, hsve ooncludod to venture a few
remarks through my son, and ask indul
genoe on the part of the public, for any
error that he may make, in expressing
my thoughts. First, permit me to say to,
the citizens ot WcArtnur, , tnat youij
county Beat will be remnved to Zileski
in spite of all you can do, if the arrange--
meots be perteoted,tnat are now on iooi,j
and are matters of general . talk, and
therefore no longer remain 'a seoret.-j
The arrangements now on foot are these j
1st. Eagle Township wishes to be at'
taohed to Roes county, and tor the puip
pose of accomplishing this, will vole for
the removal ot tne county Beat to m
2nd. Lee Township in Athens coun
tv. wishes to be attaoued to vmton.H
But Athens county, being already a
small as the Constitutional provision
will Dermic, and thus requiring anothei
Townshin to be attaohed to Atuonl
oounty and there being two objects to
be accomplished In this move ana ins
parties concerned in tne matter, navs
oonsentod to have mrlow in vvasning
. a . 1
too county, attached to Atnens, tnus
leaving Athens with her political major
ity the same as before. Ibis matter be
ing accomplished, leaves Roes with a
small inoreascd Democratic majority.
Lee Township attached to Vioton, makes
Vinton Republican by a majority of two
hundred and fifty or more, and changes
the oentro of tbe county to ZalcBki,or
Tbus Zalebki has a tar 6uperior,siaim
for the removal of the oounty seU, tor
the reason that the point Imuch
is central, and the business done,being
greater than that of Mo Arthur.
Thia matter being: accomplished, gives
Zaleski the oounty-seat, and the Repub
lioan party the power in Vinton county.
It is a suggestion worthy of the con
sideration of MoArtbur folks,' that they
begin to work, and WORK lively WORK
DAY AND NIGHT, IN THOUGHT, ACTION
and peed. WHY? Because" your in-
terest in property is at stake. As soon
as tbe county-soat ia removed from your
town, vour trade diminisnop; your prop
erty decreases in value, and your prop
ertv. now rented, will become deserted,
and will stand, as tbe deserted ruins of
old tjERCULANEUM, to pe rememDerea
by the past. : ,
I only make mention of this matter at
present for the purpose of learning the
sentiment of tbo publio generally ; and
if, upon fsatisfectory proof being furo
isbed that the citizens, being 'owners of
. L ' -11?
property in atcArtnur, are wining 10
trade tbe county-seat for political power,
then, in that oase, you may be assured
that will hear from tee again.' . ,"
the County Seat. YOUNG AMERICA.
BY YOUNG AMERICA, JR.
The Republican Legislators. To
the gareat relief of the people,' the Re
publican Legislators in a few days will
return to their homes, despondent in
piril,. and ioQling as " though glorijs
about to depart horn tne itapuoucan par
ty., ; The next Ohio Legislature will be
Democratic id politics. Ine people will
look to that. " They did not elect a set of
man to the . Legislature' .to ; spend time
and money in denouncing and villifying
Demoorats, and displaying great indigna-
1,. . "Whitn" ia in tha
Constitution. They were elected to look
after the wants of the State:; to see to
it that eoonomv wsb being practiced in
all the-departments xf the Government.
TnRtnad of doiriir so thev increesed the
salaries of officials, donounoed the Dem
ooratlo party with being made up oi vioe
and tetfontnoe. and neia up tne negro as
the sublimest , piece of jcreatipn. ; The
eleotion lust held intimate very strongly
that tbe voters will see to it t rut a major
ity of men are elected to the Legislature
Wltll "WnltO" pOUUCB.i i: V',': ' I
.i.lT Possjblt Will BE.--The Cleve
land Herald, a Radioal paper, is unani
mously of the opinion that the proposed
amendment to tha Constitution abolish
ing all distinction, oo account of raoe or
color, and disfranchising White men, "is
e ; , il.i .1 IJ t .
a mCBBUTO 01 lmponaDue luab mourn us
keot before tbe publio attention." There
is a strong probability that . this
nt tmnortanaa" will ''he kflnt hnfYire
nnhliA ttoBt'um" a' little ton ranch
for the benefit of the Republican partY.ll1
oomo t0 ,ti8 terrible pass. Bat
Mr. Editor : Now, so far as we of
Western States are concerned, the Yan
keea down East have shrewdly managed
to get ns pretty well taxed in advance
so to Bpeak. Thoy are exceedingly sharp
follows those Yankees. You never
supposed, did you, that all their prof
ions of solicitude in regard to the welfare
of tbe Negro were sincere ? Not a bit of
it. They are merely "running" tbo ne
gro beoause they can - make money on
him ; and bo far, they have succeeded
pretty well. They got forty-six millions
of dollars from the Government in one
year for making fire arms, and managed
so as to give us the taxes to pay by way
of compensation for not being equally
favoied with them in the matter of con
Now these Yankees are ablo to sup
port themselvos just about thirty days
out of three hundred and sixty-five
they are dependent upon the West tbe
rest of tbe time ; and yet, they exer
eise a very powerful influence at Wash
ington City, While ttie Yankees pay
three per cont. by way of taxes, we of
the West pay five. This should be cor
rected ; the Government should be just
to all its parts; it is a disgraoe to the
Government that, while, we of the (Vest,
have more population, as much wealth
and a great deal more genuine devotion
to the cause of the Union and the Con
stitution, we should be made "hewers of
wood and drawers of water" to the in
habitants of another section of our
oountry. But how do they manage to
do all this? The answer is plain:
Theae Eastern mon are all Republicans.
A Republican is eleoted from the West
from Indiana or Illinois and when he
goes and takts his seat in the House or
the Senate if he bogins to show the
least disposition to think for himself, and
do what is best for his constituents at
home these men, who are leaders of that
party in Congress, go to him and Bay :
"If you do not vote for and with your
party, you will not be regarded as loyal
to the' Government." It is tbus that
you destroy your own interests when you
placo a Republican in power.
' These things must be changed. Let
us go to work in earnest. We have a
high and important duly imposed upon
us. Our forefathers have left us, in the
free institutions of oar oountry, a legacy
richer by far than the wealth ot all the
mines in the world. They left us a Gov
ernment under which the avenues of for
tune, of honor, and of position, are open
to every one of our ohildren ; therefore,
it has been the privilege of every oitizen,
no.matter though he might be the hum.
blest in the land, to look upon his little
children as they sported around bis fire
ride, and that at some, future time he
would have the happiness of seeing them
ocoupy lespectable positions in Bocioty,
or perhaps taking part in the oounoils of
tne nation, Tnat tu ought sootned bis
heart as he travelled the rugged road of
life, and in his dying hour he lifted his
eyes to heaven in gratitude that he was
leaving such a legacy to his children.
Strike that out of our hibtory let it be
written of us that we were the degener
ate of noble sires that we allowed tho
glorious liberties bequeathed to us by a
jreneratiou ot heroes and patriots to ' be
torn from our grasp; and what more is
there to hope for? Life would indeed
beoome a weary thing. What hope could
we tben have tor our little boyB, spring
ing ud around, us? Tbe Government
whioh baa ever boen the guardian of our
lives and property, is destroyed and an
arcbv must follow. Let us not deoeive
ourselves into the belief that it is possi
b!e to destroy tbe freedom of our people
without a most fearlul Bacnhoe of bu
man life. No oeople upon: earth having
onoe been free has ever yet yielded np its
rights and liberties into tbe bands ot
Diotator without a most fearful a most
desperate a most bloody struggle. And
should suoh an attempt be made upon
the liberties of the American people we
most expeot to pass through such soenes
of carnage and of terror as characterized
the French Revolution. . When: Madam
Roland, standing beneath the guillotine,
raised her baud toward the statu of
Liberty, and exolaimed, "Oh, Liberty,
how many crimes are committed m thy
name?" she only expressed, what must
oocur everywhere when the attempt is
made to crush out the liberties of a free
people. Our only safety from tbe hon
rors of revolution is in the Constitution.
Preserve that inviolate and we are safe
destroy it and who can tell where the en
will Wt Not etotilA I-mt to My
that majorities peed the protection of the
Constitution quite as muoh as minorities
and parties in power equally with.. those
who-are oat.' When revolutions . sweep
over the land, the very; men who control
the nation one day may be sent into ex
ile the next.' Now the present unforta
hate state of affairs : may be! all well
enough for those, Republicans. .'iTbey
may desire the destruction of this ,Govs
ernmeot. But let them; remember .that
the wheel of fortune turns.cl They may
be up to-day somebody else may be up
tomorrow. It is as muoh their i interest
as it is that of any body, ehe 'that the
Constitution that instrument .whioh.
when oorrectiy interpreted, is UBelt-the
best restraint upon all parties, shall be
preserved inviolate. Let us rally onoe
more to tbe detence of the (Jonstitution
resolved to stand by it to the ; last I
to protect it with the last 6f our heart's
blood if need be 5 and if we fall, let us
fall with the sublime consoiousooB.ihat
we die fighting for the best and richest
heritage that vwai ever given u to man.r
Let us say to these men who have .been
so long t rilling with us and tbe beet , in
terests of the oountry : we will no .longer
believe you nor be deoeived ' by you I
1 know there are many good, and true
men who do not now fealizs that things
e ieu you tnai u me ivepuouuau ui
jority is sent back tOj,Gongrees agaiu it
will not be a year until tuete men win
oome to us with tears in their eyes and
ssy : ' "I wis mistaken ; I did not see
the danger ot my conntry ; and tne most
tormenting thought of all is tnat J, in
my blindness, have contributed to its
J. A. M.
Editor Democratic Enquirer: J
have never written anything yet for pub
lica'.ion in a newspaper; but with your
permission, I waot you to publish a few
hoes for the benefit of your readers, ana
particularly for the people of Vinton
oounty. Your paper has an excellent
name ENQUIRER and I beg loave to
suggest to you. Dir. Editor, that you tn
quire into all the rascally aots of those
who waot to be looked upon as "Dig
men,", "celebrated lawyers," and so on.
You will find, by referring to the tenth
chapter of Aots, (Vnd I observe in your
Enquirer that you, a sinner, occasionally
look in the Bible,) that "The men who
were sent out from Cornelius had made
inquiry." Now I, a woman, Lave not
been "sent out," but I have "made in
quiry" about many things, some of whioh
I wish to make known through the col
urns of your paper, as I suppose you are
pleased to have any one oommuoicato to
you "truth, information, or knowl
edge." In the first place, 1 shall tell
you some things about "unprotected wo
men," having learned that a lawyer, call
ing himself Bratton, was a friend to un
protected women." This lawyer, Brat
ton, may be a friend to "unprotected
women," but I will inquire . after his
friendship a little. Not three years ago
an "unprotected woman,',' who lives near
MoArthur, had a bad ten dollar bill
nassed on her. and when sho was told it
was bad, bo returned it to the person of
whom she got it, and be did not take
it back ; and the "unprotected woman"
came to town to see a lawyer aboat it, and
called on Bratton. He Baid, "I will make
him take it back : 1 and he went away
and receive! a good bill for the bad one,
and cave the ''unprotected woman ..just
one half of the ten dollars. Does this
lawyer Bratton think he done right in
charging an 4 unprotected woman' five
dollars for carrying a bud ten. dollar bill
three or four miles? I am in the act of
inquiring seeking for information by
asking this question, through the col
umns of your paper. Shame I Steal
five dollars from an "unprotected woman"
and tben publicly pretend to be a friend
to ''unprotected women," Again, I feel
disposed to tell you, Mr. Enquirer " Edi
tor, of another "unprotected woman"
that this lawyer Biatton has been a great
friend to. or more cronerlv "speaking, a
friend to her pocketsbook. This "un
protected woman," who has five ot six
little ohildren to take care of, employed
thia lawyer Bratton to collect a judg
ment of fourteen hundred dollars off of
her husband, from whom she had been
divorced. After' about two years, a piece
of land was eold. but not for enough to
pay her the amount of tbe judgment by
about three hundred dollars, and Bratton
tried very hard to get the money of this
unprotected woman into bis nanus by
demanding it of the Sheriff. The Sher.
iff would not rav it to him. thinking of
oourse that the woman with fife or six
little children needed .what justly be
longed to her more than a, lawyer. . Brat
ton then made ber tpayhim a hundred
and fifty dollars or co'lleoting eleven
hundred, and was mad because Bho did
not want to giva bim two hundred. Now
this is what he oaUs being a friend to
"unoroteoted women.' ''Steal all that
can be stolen. " and then get angry be"
cause more can't be stolen. '
I hope you will publish these few lines
in your good Lnquuer, and greatly oh
lige an ' '
P. 8. You will probably hear from
me again, soon, if I don't get a i'oet ut
fice. 1 K
tBUSINESei MEN W VINTON COUNTY
"CAN HAVE THEIR CARDS' INSERTED
ISTIN THI8 COLUMN AT ONE DOLLAR
tf-PER YEAR. y.i ,v
J. LillibrMge, Fashioialil8rilor, MoArthur, Ohio,
is prepared to exenuto Gents and Boy" clothing tn
the most fimhtonalile styles. Shop three doors north
of Will's rwidenceVou; Market street. v
V: v.-.-: '.-or tbe-. r.. , , .
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Tub BeTenth Volume, nn J the Sevsnth
Tear of the publication of Tun Crisis is
about to begin, and, in accordance with cus
tom, we Issue our Annnal Prospectus. We
need not recapitulate its history during the
stormy years of its existence, nor remind
those who have read It, of its services in be
half of the great principles of the Democra
cy, aod woat its conductors conc'ived, and
what time has shown, to be. the best interests'
of the country. Its merits have been ac
knowledged from the time it was started by
that veteran and distinguished journalist,
Got. MedXrt. and its present conductors
simply claim for it the oiedii of an earnest
and undeviatmg adherence to the plan ana
principles of its founder. In all the politi
cal vicissitudes of the past six yeais the
failure of some, the apostacy of others, and
the unguarded weakness of many, exponents
of Democracy, The Crisis has nerer denia
ted from the straight path of principle, nor
b.en allured by temporary expedients, in
timidated by threats, nor disheartened by'
defeat and disaster.
On tbe score of prinolple we claim for it
the merit of fidelity, honesty, and consist
ency. As a newspaper we claim for it the
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D. Dodge, Adm'r de bonis non, Petitioner,
Samuel V. Dodge, James Clarisa E. Hurst,
and Edward D. Dodge, Defendants.
In Vinton County Probate Court, State oj "Onto.
mHE defendants will take notice that Edward D.
I Dodge, Administrator de bonis non of the EBtate of
James Dodge, deceased) on the 11th day of March, A.
D 1807, filed his peuuon id saia uourt, Hiiemg mat
the personal estate ot said decedent is insuttKiient to
nay his debts, and the charges of administering hi?
estate that he died seised vf the following Real Es
tate, situate in said oounty and State, to-wii: ln-Lot
Number Fifty-two (No. M,) and South Half of ln-Lot
Number Thirty-three (No. 83,) as numbered and des
ignated on the Recorded Flat of the Towa ol McAr
tliur,,ln said county and State. The prayer of said
petition In for a laleol said premises tor tho pay
ment of the debts and charges aforesaid.
Said petition will l for hsaringon the 10th day ot
Annl, A. D. 1S07, oras soon thereafter as lcavo can
Seebtalna. - - KPWAKDD. DODGE, , -Adm'r
do bonis non of Estate of James Dodge, deo d.
Joseph J. McDowell, Att'y. ., . -y-
Maroh 14, lW7-w 1
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