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II'ARTIIUR, VINTON COUNTY,
OHIO: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1867.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY KORMINO,
J. W. BOWEJf, RIIITOU AND fBOPBIRTOIl.
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF VINTON COUNTY
VFFJOFfn Dmhje'a Building, over Swctland's
Store, corner iluin and Locust .hired, hast
vf the Court JJonst,
For Ternm. kn nee 4lli Page
CrVJ's 0.' iiian.l, near the Steam Mill.
McAHT il'R, OHIO,
Ti-riK ed to do ail immncf of Llaelt Smithing,
JL o h i.
Ironing c Buygiet,
ic, $c., Ac
ml ., mni'f.i L'.:ri'!in.l rena r of nil kindIAri
....!... r .,,- nnil fonWii Tool. All work
done hi .iiiii."itiiiiiil manner mid n-aiitel. W
. titi. va.jivij.LEii. A.wuuiAurT. h.waiot
S. GOETZ'& CO,
AH Kinds 0 Casters and Bed Fastmins,
. . AM)
rnACHin ehy ron fubmaczs
a Llikni'lH i f MaoMnery HupKiriiii; ilonp. Tli
j. Ware Mnunfii'Urf.i it tli i-'ntiudry is toU nt
low enn W bminiit m any .Mnrkft.
'oi otlU-oii'UlreiM licutl's Milia, Vinton Conty, 0
, my 1U, 18'i7-ly
JOj. J. Mti'O W'i'.l.I.i JA3. Hi'. 1;ELAY,
I'uKfliu. sr. C-iR
u. ii)V, '. . D'rnj, anpriw ei.r,
H. f. MillS,- " V. RAkXITM, UlAEblKOKU,
JSAK OF DISCOUNT A AD DEPOSIT.
HA VIM; foi-(ti.(l, r uvj-purlR-eiiiliiiifor tlto urone
of cmidtictinK a
ClfiXLK.VL JJANKlNrf AK1) EiCUAKSK
.i with nmpfo f (i.'!litii.:s for tlio triinssction of .my
bn wh ,i Mihi:iK.to li kjitiiutc Baukini;, wuU'imor
0111 lTt:frs to till" h'.'Hi.CSS T'ltOiir IT!l-rii I v.
W- Kt! AMI ?.I.I, i:.Vi:H MiK, O'lN' AN'H
HONIH. Mow)' Imnnt t rf i-imHliio , rlea n hii
r;i'ih p;t'r Kv-tiiiti .STimps itlwnyt u hand
n t lr null'. Inirot pid on tntio ili-piwita.
lVroo i ti iii 10 romit moiwy to Foittgu Gon-tn-n
i'uu oljt.iio HrxiXx t our J1U:e.
CMA-l. UKO A N, rrs f, DAN. WILL, Cash
' WILL, BROWN & CO.,
Door West Dan. Will Bra's Store, A'trti
Sidt Main Street,
. -McAliTIllJE, OHIO,
DO AOE'XElvAL BANKING. BUSINESS;
Vet.1 ill Hxclianee, lioveinmtiit Securi.
tuB, Stock,-Bon is, Ooli an.i Hilver, ka
,1'oocivuJ. luiercei paid on time
Collections made, at ail accci-ublo
is tli Hailed S: atc. '
Unite.'. Sim ei Revenue St;mpi for sale.
All businesj done on ih tuotl liberal terms
and with the utmost, ju'uiiiptuoea.
.,Kbruary28, lt7-ly , i
H. C. MOORE,
l'HVSIOIAN AND STIRGKON,
A I. L ENS VI L LEf. OHIO.
'4 FTKitan ahipnee of two years, emirs hi9 pro.
A-feceiimai Jt-ri!ii w the uitizeiu of Allenaville
tin. I 8iir.'iiiiadi'iir I'OUiiU'y. .
Uar 't, i, LS iif ;:. ,
r lJ. A MONAHAN, M. D
1'iiYSlOIAN AND SUltGEON.
lUMUEN, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO,
1'HANKFUlifor the liberal pitronnge receired for
I tlio ttio psnt years, he wouIJ nay to those desir
DR hi- profess ional Bervices, that tie may always be
oun I ut his UiHociir reaoloncn, on Slain Street, un
vtMuhsi'iit on profo-siouul business.
j 1'lebruary 28, 18u7-ly , ...
josi. c. sn;vEsOi,
" ATTORNEY AND . COUNSELLOR AT . LAW,
JACKSON C. II., OHIO,
WILL practice in the Courts of jjackson, Vinton
nud other counties.
January 24, 18t7-tf : T
EICIIAED " CRAIG,' ,
TI AV'NYi l.nen licensed In dinnona nf nmncrlv h
II tinhlle auction, lie will nroinntlv attend all ana. I
A :ii neen ucensen v
unblie auction, he will
liens in Vinton coinilV M het solicifpd.
urtice-Sliivcl's Lmv Office, iu the Court House.
August' 1, !Su7-tf
J. J. Mo DO WELL, , .
, lf , :W. ,8. Claim Agent, '
M r A It T'JH J It O H I O .
ytrrLL prnetu-n in Vinton and adjoining counties.
Ill aisih ji'iiiiiyuoiiwitorornuernainevenue.
Orric'n In the Vinton Ceutity lltnk, ' j
J me 27, 17 lm , i '. I
(PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF VINTON COUNTY,)
WILL attend promptly to nil lM liiifllnesn n
, ti iiflteii to hi i-nrein Vintnn unit Jnck.on rnnn
tics. (iflicc I.i lnil(tri(liP' Nor Hiiilitine, eoiilh
wpstoornor Man anil Miirki tdtropU tinntnirs. Mr.
Miivoisin pnrtiinrship with Porter ImllndwnT o'
Jackson county, who enn alunvs br fnuotl, during
viioniion, at ttio office in Jaukson, Ohio,
liny 3H, liW7-tl
i)ijii:l s. i4,
Attorney fxt Xjtixv,
WII.I, frneticp in the t'ourts of Tinlon, Atlin,
nn4 .l'kwii Coimtira ; Rlo, in the United
btntPR (Courts o! the Southern District of Ohio.
orucu Second fitory of Dans' Buildinir, oo Min
January 24. 18ll7-tf
JOHN CHUrttH, Jr.,
85 Yf. FOUHTM 8T, CINCINNATI, OHIO
M U S I C BOOKS
AND ALL KINDS OF
I M POUTER of French, German and Italian Violin
Tho Trade supplied on the moat liberal terns.
General Western Agent for
MASO & HAMLIN'S
' SRONINQER " ORM ORflAN
AND THE CELEBBATKB
ALSO A LARGE STOCK OF
IP X A. 1ST OS
From (he FRotoiic of th mot of the Celehati
Marriis, irhich I w.ll nell low flir eitnh.
Old Piano tken in ichrn fornew.
OTiaiii). mid OritiuiR fur sale and to rent, y the
jlfonM, Quarter r Tear.
amount H for rent being applied t nr-
clie. if desired.
ftA,ejits for Cabinet Orvans nod Piaios
watned in eTcry town in Obis, Indiaat, and
.TiihbI? 1S(5M Cihinli
E II. S II IVES,,
Attorney at Xiaw,
WrIrJ. ituj jiromiitly to all Iwal buine en
if J--) . i':iVo, in Vmtou and sdjoiniiif
oouiitM. wri.-n -lii ih Court House
J my II, U7-ly
WASniXGTON AT MOUNf VER3T0N."
i 5tnrdy Evening Post gives a beau-
tee t ew.nravitu, ' WaibiiiKtsn at M.euat
1)0 lathes loegby 21 mde ti er -
try full 2 5( subscribef, and to ererjr ene
Tl. ihz original novelette are, a!
veRily on btni f..i 18o8; The death Shadow
the TopUm, by Mrs. Margrer Hosmer,
oi ''Morrisons," io.j Trying The j
World, by A'tmiida M. DouiU autt.or of
"U Tru.t," Aio.; St. 8eorge sad the Darg-
on, oy i,iii iotii i reaqou, autuor oi "now
Wonuu Had Her Way," &o ,
We also nive the very UEST STORIES, &o.
Kews of ib Heen, jio.
The Pmi i swal ik politics, being
exolunivel devotel to Literutare, and doe
not dih-cuH riiiiel or Sectarian quentioui
leaving these to the political and religious ;
press. ... '.
It offers among its Premiums a great va
iety of Book?, Wheeler & Wilton's Sewing
iiittcuines, silver rintea lea oets, opoous, !
rnd Pitchers, Gold and ' Silver Watchis, !
Double Barrel Shot Guns, Croquet, Clotbes
Wringers, Appleton's Cyclopedias, &o. .-
1ST" A Splendid OrvKH. New subscribers
who subscribe for 18(38 by the first of Novem
and December nuibberr tf this year in
addition, roaJnng 14 months in alll Those
who subscribe by tbe first of December shall
receive the December number, making It
mouths in alll . " i
. - : :f
TKRMS. ' i '
copy (and large premium engraving) $2.5
copies . ,6.09
" and one gratis . 8.00
;' "' l and one gratis! 12.90
One copy of Lady's Friend and Tost, . 4.00
The getter up of a Club will always re
ceive a copy of the Premium Engriving'
Members of a olub wishing tbe Promlum
Engraving must remit One Dollar extra,
Those desirus of getting up Clubs or Pre
mium Lite should enclose 15 cents for sample
magazine, containing the particulars.
Address ' II. PETERSON & CO.,
319 Walnut Street, Pbiadelphia.
$12 Gold and Silver Watches $12
Gold H unt'g Case Lever Wf tches 100 to 1178 each
20tiGoldHuufaCaeLenene Watches 7fttoJA0
dOUUOKt I'lateUailverOaneR 6010 100 "
Solid silver Case I.ever Watchsa 5to 7(1 "
Solid silver Case Lepene Watchea 25to 7S " v
fiWG'ld Composite Hunt'g Case watches 20to 50 "
All the above splendid watches will he Bold for
each, AVe have adopted the following plan:
CertiflcntcM describing each watch and Us value, are
firepared and placed in usealod envelopes, and the
lolder will be entitled to the Watch it call for, up
on payment of the $12. Thlaisnota lottery, but a
flde sale, frocure a certificate, and as there
no blanks, everyone must get a watch at half the
prion at least, and many will get 'a splendid
OuldWntcb for the trifling sum of$W. Certilicatei
by mull to ally address for 80 centn each, Five
willbesenc (orii; flt'teon for 4; thirty-flveforSlO.
Agents wanted; send for circular. Addroas,
- GILLESPIE, MAXSON & CO.r
M Beekman St.,' New Yor. ;
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF VINTON COUNTY MISCELLANEOUS.
THE BENEFITS OF MATRIMONY.
country, ho disCOVOred a VOUUg Tnai
autlior 4 i j. i i ,
den Beatod in front oi tto d00r of a
Corry O'Lanus of' tho Brooklyn Ea
glo argues the advantage of married
life over "boarding" institutions from
the following stand-point:
Single blosaodness is not good for a
married man of maturo years.
lie gets along very well for a little
while, until his first fortnight's wash
ing is brought homo, when he begins
to realizo the value of jnatrimony by
tho absence of shirt buttons.
Man can nover be an independent
creature until the necessity for but
tons can be disponsed with.
In a boarding house a man has con
siderable conceit taken out of him.
His interest in the establishment is
limited authority he has nono.
lhe landly agrees to foddor him
two or three times a day, and stable
him at night somewhero on the third
lie can't complain of the coffoe, or
growl if the potatoes are underdone.
If he doesn't like it he can leave it.
There arj other boarding houses, and
he has a choice of evils.
In the evening he hw all Uie world
He has perfect liberty of choice be
tween his bedroom and the street.
There it the parlor, to be tare; but
the young lady who has steady cem
pany it already there.
Yoagoim and the damsel looks
Her young man lookg as though h
would like to wireh yoar had.
If you powessedof a syni pathet
ic nature yei can't rosist this ttuiIa
Especially whon it comes home to
yo,.s it doos to me, that there wt a
time when you woro similarly situa
ted. How would you have liked it our
There is no alternative but to sud
denly remember that you have an
"appointment," wu'io' yotr, hat and
rush Out into the Ptreet.
hat a jjims can do. As a weary
traveller waswiudinghis way through
tho mud in a far-west region of the
Ismail lod house.
ir. j ..... , .
He rod UP ln front ,f the Cabin,
aud asked tho girl for a drink of wa
ursi, womun no nau soen tor several
'days, offered her a dimo for a kiss
ln young maiden accepted the offer,
and received both tho kiss and the
The traverer was about to resume
ku v..wi . i v
",a J"ulu' uu" ule never DOiore
having soon a dime, asked:
"What am I to do with the dime?"
"You may use it any way you -wish,1
replied; "it is yours."
"If that's, the case," said she, "I'll
give you back tho dimo and take an
other kiss.". .. .
Of course the dime was taken
back. ' '
A great arid learned t atheist once
met a. plain countryman going to
church. He asked him: . . '
""Wlioro aro you going?"
"To icliiirch, sir.". T. .,.'. . 'j
"To -worship God." , '
"Pray is your God a great God or a
little God?" - I '.).-
"Ho is both, sir." ;
"How can ho bo both?"
"Ho is so great, sir, that tho heaven
heavens cannot sustain Him,' and so
littkth&i Ho can dwell in my. poor
heart." "'" r.r: .-;;:.,-) .'
,The atheist declared that this sim
ple answor of the-1 countryman : had
moro effect ujion his Blind than all tho
volumes the learned doctors had writ
ten upon the subject.. .
OFFICIAL VOTE OF OHIO
AMENDMENT TO THE
CONSTITUTION OF OHIO.
Enfranchising Negroes and
Disfranchising White Men!
"How is you dar, Darkey?"
"How is you dar, Darkey?" "De Vote on de Mendment Lab been
Republicans Voted "Blank!"
1 ' 724
Wayne- . 1
Williams ' ' ,
Total vote- estimating the highest. T r
rote given ior my omoe, in eaoo '
county. .. 484,603.
Total vote on Amendment 472,327
Not voting on Amendment
Majority against Amrndmtnt .
JrBiTTT (iooD. We heard a pretty
good joke which occurred rocently not
a thousand miles away from this city.
A wag of incorrigible school a regu
lar cuss, in fact was sitting in. a
company of gontlemon, one of whom
was a lawyer of no mean reputation.
The wag, talking to another individu
al, but talking for tho ear of the law
yer aforesaid, stated that ho desired
the sorvico of a good lawyer, that ho
had an important ease, out of which,
if successful, as he could not tail to be,
if tho caso was properly managed, a
good thing be realized for himsolf and
a good foe mado to the lawyor.
At this point the legal gentleman in
question put in
"What's that you say in need of a
lawyer good case paying fee? The
law is my profession state your caso."
Wag My case is undoubtedly an
excellent one, and I am willing to pay
a most liberal contingnt foe I can't
afford any fee certain. I will give you
one hclf of the amount it you succeed
which is fife hundrod dollars. Do
Lawyer I do; 6tato your caso.
Wag I waat you to borrow five
hundrod dollars for mo and we'll di
Thk following, from a paper pub
lished near the setting sun, ii very
sever on the East:
"Johnny," said a little threo-year
old sinter to an eldor brother of mx,
"Johnn, why can't you 6e the sun go
back whore it rises?
""Why, sis, you little goosey, be
cause it would be ashamed to be soen
going down East."
Whatever else you borrow, never
borrow trouble. It never does you
any good, and whon you return it jou
got no thanks.
Loafers are not the best bread
Men of polishBoot blacks.
Question for the Academy of
JN atural Sciences : What amount
of at does it require to make a
"Dinner for nothing" is good ;
but you ean't say the same "of
"nothing for dinner."
Many a man's tongue is a two
edged sword, one of tho edges
cutting his friends, and the oth
er himself. '
"You are writing my bill on
very rough paper," said a client
0, never mind, sir, it has to
be filled before it comes into
court," was the reply.
The death of youth is a ship
wreck. Chicago lawyers talk of ma
king a discount on divorce fees
when a large number of bills
are wanted in one family.
Light cares speakj great ones
The man who' undertook to
travel on a train of, circumstan
ces found both the method and
route one of peril and inconven-
Generosity during life is a
very different thing from, gen
erosity in the hour of death.
One pooceeds from genunine
liberality, and; benevolence
other from pride and fear, :
Why are roosters ftke 1 cler
gymen? ; ; ?, i.;..
Because they, proclaim, viva
Yoce, the dawn of : tee coming
day.-"'--'.:"! fL It ;:: ;'
Wuat Hs Could Do. We' havo
men of very long bodies and very
short legs, and men of very long legs
and very short bodies. Ono of the
latter claw, who, while sitting down,,
looks like a small man, but who tow
ers like a giant when ho gets upon
his feet, once edited a country paper
near Philadelphia.'' '
Ono day a man who had . no ao-.;
quaintaneo with tho editor, and who
had become greatly exasperated at a '
certain article in tho journal reflecting
upon himself, rushed into tlio editor'a
sanctum in a terrible rage, vengoance -iii
his eye; and tho paper in his hand.,
Espyiug a quiet-looking littlo man ,
sitting by the table writing, ho rushed .r
up to him and exclaimed ' '
"Bo you the editor of this paperP'j
."I am, sir," was tho reply.
"Did you write that Jnformona art
icle on me?" pointing to tho editorial
"I did writoj thorticlo' you ar
pointing at, sir," returned tho editor,
"Then, sir," exclaimed tho enraged
man, pulling off his coat, "do" you
know what you can do?"
Raising himself slowly upon his
feet until ho towered at least a foot
anLa half abovo his woiild-bo adver
sary, and bringing his fist down on
the tablo savagely, he said ' ' '
"Well, sir, what can I do?"
The man eyed him from head to
foot for a moment in utter amazement,
and then slipping on his coat again,
"What can I do? Well, granger,. I
jes' think you can give mo the gol
darndest mauling that a man ever
got," and ho hurriedly shot out of th
Charles 11. is three years old, or
thereabouts. Tho other day ho , be
came angry becauso his father insist
ed on. enforcing tho paternal views on,
some disputed point, and blurted out;
"You's a fool, papal"
Papa looked grave, and wag pres.
cntly called out ot tho room. '
Mamma embraced the occasion to
impress upon the young hopeful the
impropriety of his conduct, : said papa
felt very badly, and pe must kiss him
and say that ho wHs soory. So when
hisfather returned Ch.arlio rushed up
to him with his littlo faco all smiles,
and kissing him over and over, ex
"Papa, I so sorry you's a fool!". .
An Irishman being on a 1 visit to
somo relatives a littlo moro polished
than himself, was requested, on going
to bed, to bo careful to extinguish the
candle; he was obliged to ask the
meaning of tho word, when ho was
told it was to ut it out. ; V
Treasured up tho term, and ono day
when ho Was sitting at homo in hi
cabin with '- his wife, enjoying the
praties and buttermilk,' on ' tbVpig
uncermonlously' walking in, he eaicf
(prond of his bit of leaching)'
"Judy, dear, will you extinguish the
"Arrah, then, Pat, honey, what do
you mane?" inquired Judy. . ,
"Mussha, then, you ignorant era
tur" replied Pat; "it manes to put
him out, to bo sure." ; .; . ; ,
Stockings. Eed colored stockings,
whether of yarn, worsted or silk, were
much worn in New England for near
ly halt a cectury after the arrival of
our fathers. In 1629, when provision
was made for emigrants to Massachu
setts, tho stockings furnished were ac
companied with. , ten dozen pairs of
Norwich garters. At an early period
of our country silk 'gartors were worn
by the most fashionable, and puffc4
Into a large bow knot . at the knee,
but as the custom fell under the no- -tice
ofthe civil X authorities, v It: was
forthwith" prohibited. " , .
r : ' l " "
j The style of pants for gentle
men has only one remove fur
ther to go to. become air-tijht.
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