PUBLISHED KVBBT . THUESPAT MOKMlJIQ, BY
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF VINTON COUNTY
OFFICII la Dodge' tRiiilding. over Swelland't
Store, corner Main and Locust Street, East
of the Court Ilovse.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
One copy, one year,
One copy, si nioiitlis.
One copy, three months,
Five copies, on venr, to one P't Office,
our terms require p;ijmt:ui. ua ni;u ......
"Vfaiiui Ao live notice of a wish to discontinue at
the close o! the line subscribed fur, will lie consid
ered a new eniwv'm.Mit ; Hn'' r,l l"Ml,'r wil1 b0
coniimmd lint 1 (literal! arrearages. 4ml! he paid.
Paper me delivered through the mail frei of ont
age within '.lie comity, and, iiImj, free to subscribers
livyig in tlio county, hoa.; poslotfice is out of the
oounty. t '
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Divorce Notices, not exceeding 2w lines, (in
Each additional 10 lines,
Attachment Notices, (in advance,)
Adniiin?tr:itor's or Executor's Notices, (in
aiiv:viict,i . . . .
Notices of runaway hurbands or wives, double
price, and in advance.
Notices of Deaths, free.' Marriage Noticos, accord
ing to the liberality of tlio parties.
Notices in the local coliunu, U' cents per line lor
Notices of political meetintts.tree
i u. b UBS,
Gold's Old Stand, near the Steam Mill,
14 prcparoj to do till manner of- Llack-HmUhing,
Ironing J Huffjien,
ic .e., $e..
and the munufHcture and repa r of sll kinds 1 1 Agri
cultural lm,.le nents mid hiilxo Tools. All uoik
d.ine in aauhstanliiil manner and warruiitcd. u
a, (tours, wm.hueli.ee. A.wmsiiAOt'T h.waeobtes
S. GOETZ & CO,.
HANUFACTURGBS OF '
All Kindt of Casters and Bed Fastenings,
XIn,olxin.oiT ' of eill
rpHE Ware Manufactured at yie Koundryis sold
X low can tw bought in any Market,
fost Olnce addreas-Beed's Mills, Vinton County, O.
May 18, U07-ly
winton county mm,
J03. J. McDOWEf.L. JA3. W. DELAY,
H. a. BVSDT,
H. r. AliSTIM,
E. D. Doros,
B. T. BANNRI.S,
A. A. AIST1H.
HA KK OF DIS CO VNT A ND DEPOSIT.
HAVING formed a co-paitnorshipfor the purpose
of conducting a
GENERAL BANKING AND EXCHANGE
ai with ample facilities for the transaction of any
bus ness pertaining to legitimate Banking, we tender
out services to the business public gnerallv.
We BUY AND SELL EXCHANGE, COIN AND
BONDS. Money loaned at reasonable rates en axi
eptablepaper Revenue Stamps always on hand
andforsale. Interest paid on time deposits.
Persons wishing to remit money to ForeignCoMn
tries can obtain Drafts at our Oltice.
CHA3. EKUWN, Pres i. DAN. WILL, Cash
WIXL, BROWN & CO.,
9m Door West Dan. Will $ Bro'i Store, North
Side Main Street,
DO A GENERAL' BANKING BUSINESS;
Deal in Ezohange, OoTernrtent Seouri
tiea, Stoolc, Bonds, Gold.and 8ilTer, &o.
Depoaita received. Interest paid on time
Collections made Tit all aooessible points
in the United States.
United States Rerenne Stamps foreale.
All business done on the most liberal terms
tnd with the ntmoBt promptness. , "
February 28, 1867-lf
H. .C, MOORE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
ALL ENS VILLE, OHIO.
AFTER an absence of two years, eflers his pro
ft...u..i ...n.a ia (La niliuni nf Allenavllle
and aurrounning country
JA lciiiuuniBoi,iu. ... ..... - - .
' JOIIff C. STETEKSOIV,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
' JACKSON 0. H., OHIO,
TIT ILLpraetlce in the Court f Jaeli.on, Vntoa
if anaomer eounnea . . c
Janaary Mi l4T-tf "
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tESIOCRATIC. AX ALL TIMES - AN) VNDEB, ALi CIBCVMSTANCM.
M'AllTHUR, VINTON COUNTY; 'OHIO: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1807.
' NUMBER 46, ,;
(PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF VINTON COUNTY,)
t TILL attend promptly to all legal business en-
trusted to his care in Vinton and Jackson conn-
Office la Doddridge's New HuildinB, south'
westerner Mainand Market streets upstairs. Mr.
Mavo Is in. nartnershin with Porter UuHftdwnyol
Jackson county, who can always be found, during
vacation, at cue omce in jacKSon, unio.
May 30, 1807-tl
- D ARIEL S. DAA, .
Attorney fvt a w,
1ITILL practice in the Courts of Vinion,
T I and Jackson bounties; also, in
States Courts of the Southern District of Ohio.
Officii Second Story of Davis' Building, on Main
January 21, 1807-tf
JOHN 1E3I ti II, Jr.,
68 w: FOURTH BT, CINCINNATI, OHIO
AND ALL KINDS 01
IMPORTER ol French, German and Italian Violin
strings'. " - ,
The Trade supplied on the most liberal terms.'
General Western Agentor .
MASON & HAMLIN'S
" SHONINQER " GEM ORGAN AVD
J rr MELODEON,
; AND THE CELKDRATEB
ALSO A LARGE STOCK 0?
From the Factoiies of the most of the Celebeatid
Makebs, which I will sell low for cash.
WOld Pianos taken In exchange lornew.'
CSTPiunos and Organs for sale and to rent, ky the
Month, Quarter $r Tear,
amount paid for rent being applied t pur
chase, if desired.
tQ7Agents. for Cabinet Organi and Piao
wanted in ever; town in Ohio;' Indiana and
June 27, l?C7-t ' Cincinnati W.
Attorney a,t 21cfw,
WILL attend promptly to all legal kusiness en
trusted to his care, in Vinton and adjoining
counties. Office In the CourtHouse.
July 11, 1807-ly
One Door East San. Will & Bro'i Store,
1VEo-t.x tlauLX. Olxlo.
JOSEPH BRADBEaT. WILLIAM HARK.
BRA DB UR Y d MARK,
Attorneys txt Law,
MoARTHDR, VDTTOH OODinT, OHIO.
TTTILL practice in Vinton and adjoining counties.
f t umeo on L,ogan mreec. -it
J. A MONAHAN, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
HARDEN, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO,
T'HANKFULfor the liberal patronage received for
thetwo pastyears, he would say to those desir
ng his professional sendees, that he may always be
ounu ac nis umce or resiaence, un ifiuiu oiriavt uu1
ess absent en profefslonal business.
February 28, 1807-ly
TT AVING been licensed to dispose of property by
J.J. puiMic auction, ne win promptly aneua an a no
tions m Vintoncounty wheu solicited.
Office, Shivel's Law Office, in the Court Bouse.
August 1, 18il"-tf
j. j. McDowell,
Attorney at Xjvw,
V. S. Claim Agent,
Mo ARTHUR, OHIO.
WILL practice in Vinton and adjoining oountUs.
Also, Deputy Collector of Internal Kavtnue.
Orrica In the Vinton County Bank.
Jrae 27, 1867 6m
FALL AND WINTER
E. D. DODGE'S
MAIN STREET, - - McARTHUR, 0.
IIITAVE Inst received a larire and well selected
stock of Fall and Winter Dry Ooods, Notions, Ac,
which were purchased in the Eastern cities for cash,
duridg the decline in prices, which I will sell a
LO W AS THE LO WEST.
I have all the latest styles of
Dress Goods ani Plain and
V Fane Goods; '
White Goods,. Lacei, Embroideries,
Table .Linens, Towelins, '.'i. Shawls,
Balmoral Bkirts, Hoop Bkirts, Hosiery.
Gloves, .;' - Muslins, to. &o,
. " ' A nice and complete assortment of
FalEfi 6 DOY'S CLOTHING.
iXSoots b Snoosa
t A full line of all kinds of NOTIONS.
1 will not be undersold by any Bouse in this'msrkat.
QpW 10, 1807-17 : ; . V, DODGB.
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Early Thtjnper. A family ;ln La
Crosso, Wis., hnvbe'en missing stove
wood lor several weeks past. v -
Oa the return of the nlembersof the
family a few days since, the case was
stated, and Sunday a very pretty
stick of fuel was left yith the others
on the wood pile.
Monday the stick was there Tues
day the stick was thoro, and the
augh was getting on the man who
"Wednesday morning the stick was
Wednesday morning an explosion
was heard in a house, near by, and
the kitchen window was spared no
panes. . ,
On going to the spot a sight might
have been seen.
The stove had joined a conference.
A kettle of pork and cabbage shot
up through the root like an arrow.
A dish of apples" stewing on the
stove gave the coiling the appearanco
of a map of California. .
A cat sleeping under the stove
went through after the devil, or the
The cat has not been ' heard from
since, but a smell of burnt cat hair
pervades that house very thoroughly.
A flat iron was hoisted into 4 pan of,
j-:.u 1 1. ii 1 ii. .
woml-hoT looks dink, whiln fl. vcf
the houso looks like a bursted apple
The occupants of tho ruin wore
""''Such furider never comes "p'efore.
I buys a litenfn' rod, py tarn!"
Foul Tla v. During the cross ex
amination of a false witness at the
Tombs the other day, tho district at.
torney asked him where his father
was; to which tho witness responded,
with a molancholy air:
"Dead, sir, dropped olF very sudden
"How came ho to drop off sudden
ly," was tho next question.
'Foiil play, sir; tho Sheriff imposed
upon his unsuspicious nature, sir, and,
getting him to go on a platform to
take a look at a select audience, sud
denly knocked a trap-door from under
Dtino. There is n diirnity about
that going alone, wo call dying
that wrapping the mantle of immor
taliiy about us; that putting aside
with a pale hand azure curtains that
are drawn around this cradle of a
world; that venturins away from
homo tor the first time in our lives; for
we are not dead there is nothing
dead to speak of, and we only go off
seeing foreign countries not laid on
the map we know about. There must
be lonely lauds somewhere starward,
for none ever return ihat ' go thither
and wo much doubt if any one would
if they could.
"W't, daddyj you're going to die!"
. "Wall, I guess T know what I'm
'bout!" ' -. -
"W'y, daddy, wot's to becomoof
me if you die?"
"I dun no, and don't care! Wot I
want to know is, wot's to becumfmel"
Atthis stage of the collequy our
reporter judged that the correct and
delicate thing for him to do would be
Abernethy Qnce said to a rich but
dirty patient, who consulted him about
an eruption : :
"Jjct your eorvantbringto you three
or four pails of water, and put it into
a wash tub; take off your clothes, get
into it, and rub yourself well with soap
and a rough towel, and you'll recov
: "This advice seems to be very much
like telling me to wash myself," said
the patient. ; . , . ;' ;
i "Well." Baid Abernethy;
be open to iuch a construction
nF,UT S1X e&S' 0Ile lUarter 01 a
.j,A GooDgSAFE. The agents of two
rival safe manufacturers were recently
presenting thcjclaims of theirjrespect-
Onejwasjt Yankee; theother was
not '' ;'
ie that wasn'tjtoldhis story.; - ,
A game cock hadfbeenshut'J up , in
one'of hiBsafeBj'andthen it was ex
posed three days to the most intense
When tho' doorTvyas' opened the
cock stalked out, flapped Thiswings,
anii cowed loudly, as if nothing had
?t was nowtheJYankeo's turn,
. A cock had also boon shutjip in 6no
of his safoswith"ajpoundof fresh but
ter, andtho safo was submitted to the
trial of a tremendous het for moro
than a weok.
The legs of the safe, were melted off,
and the door itself sojfar fusod as to
requiro the use of a cold chisel to get
' Whenjitftvas openod.Jthocockwas
found trozen dead, andJtho butter so
solid; that a man fwhoti.knoeked off a
pioco of it with-his 'hammer had his
eye knockedout with a frozen butter
'J3lack Cake. Two cups of
sugar, two cups ofjjmolasses,
two cunsBof butter, six riins of
1 1 a
cup of sour milk, one-half tea
spoonful of soda one large tea-
spoonful of cloves, a little salt,
.i..- i - -' f " - '-:-' it
Flaxseed Sykup. This ex
cellent remedy for a cough is
Boil one ouncd of flaxseed in
a quart of water for half an hour;
strain and add to the liquid the
juice of two lemons, and half a
pound of rock candy. If the
cough is accompanied by weak
ness and a loss of appetite, add
half an ounce of powdered gum
arahic. Set this to simmer for
half an hour, stirring it occa
sionally. Take a wincglassful
when the cough is troublesome.
j Lemon Cake. On cup of
butter, three cups of sugar, the
yolks of three eggs; dissolve a
teaspoonful of saleratus in a tea
cup of milk; add the grated
peel of one lemon, and the
vfhites of three eggs, and sift in,
ajs light as possible, four teacups
In the Index to a book of common
tarics on law, is the following:
i ?'JudgeS. his great mind."
Turning to the page indicated, was
,"The judge said he had a great
mind to commit the prisoner."
The crop of flax seed raisod in the
west this year , is supposed to bo at
least twice as large as that of any
previous season. . -
: Peter Lorillard, the New York To
bacco manufacturer, lately deceased,
loft an estate of $15,000,000; So much
for snuff. .
Tho artesian well in Louisvillo is to
be made the Largest in the world. .
There are only six deaths annually
for each 500 ; whites in the United
States.'' tv: ":' ;
A dog in the service of the Unitod
States at Peoria, 111., stands at ' the
entrance to the post offico, and de
clines to allow gentlemen to enter.
The' German population of New
York City 'is nearly two hundred
thousand. ; i . -
It is a. fact that all people 'don't
know that orer 40,000,000 of gallons
of sorgom syrup are manufactured in
this country annually. y - t
Thi Next Electoral College.
A correspondent requests us to give
in the Enquirer the States and their
representation in the next Electoral
College for tho choice of President and
Vice President. . .
The number will be 27. :
The Electoral rotes are as follows:
New Hampshire ,
Rhode Island 4
West Virginia ,...5
Nebraska '. ..3
Tho recent elections have foreshad
owCd .conclusively to our minds, that
at the Presiden'ial election tho. De
mocracy will carry tho
States: " '
Maino .......; 7
New. Hampshire. ....5
New York ...'...;,..;33
New Jersoy .,..j.;...,...n7w.'.....',lv.f7
Maryland , 7
I linois 15
.Ohio.;; '. 21
Nevada ;.. .3
Tho Radicals may receive a majori
ty in the following States, but wo con
sider several as doubtful for them:
Iowa .: 8
Kansas ............. .3
Rhode Island .....4
West Virginia 5
According to this estimate, the
Democratic candidate will have a ma
jority of 122 in the college. Cincin
nati inquirer. ;
Democratic Gains in 1867.The
Democracy at the elections during
this year have done nobly.
Look at the figures;
New Jersey...-.'.-..:...-.;...... ...... ..15,000
New York. ...-..-.-....63,000
Indiana .,.,.. ...25,000
. The gains in Maryland, Kentucky,
and West Virginia are not counted in
tho above list. "
Massachusetts. In. 1866 there
wero 118,051 votes Cast of which .:
Bullock, Rep., roceived 91,980
Swectzer, Dem., " : ' 26,671
Republican majority 65,309
In .1867 there woro 146,033 . votes
polled, of which. ' '
Bullock, Rep., rocoived - ' 82,381
Adams, Den.,: ; ; V; j; . ; . ,b,boz
Republican majority, J1 " ,"' 20,729
In 1867 there were -27,381 tnore
votes polled than in 1866.
; 1 1
Democratic gain over last year,'44'
580. . ...... "
If ever sleepfso ;that"Lon . first
rr1.; il. 1 'll - i
iivui uieeyes snau open on
light'of agwindow..' '- '
not iuse- thej eyesight . so'
thatjit requires an effort to'
iminate. ' ' '
tmuch" "Iirht 'creates n
and "pains and confuses
steht."! The" motion, von n'
isibleofan ; effort to. distin-!
.that.moment! cease, and.
a walk or ride. ' y
fthekyjis'bluend the eartk
gSshould be! of a' blnisK
;e, 'TandltheTwallsof somn
mellow tint. . ' : ' 1 ' . ".
The'moment you"are instinct
rely prompted to rub the
that moment stop using them.t ,
If the eyelids are glued togeth-?'
cr on Avakmc up. do not fnrr i-
bly open'thembut apply the sa
liva with the finger ; it the speed
iest diluent in the world. ' Then,
washjthe eyes and; face in warm
Hops. The cultivation of
hops recently introduced into..
California has proved quite suc
cessful.' One ranch near Sacra-r
mento will make twenty thou
sand by the crop this season. '
Chinamen are employed as'
The paper having the largest
circulation the paper of tobac
Paper containing many fine
points the paper of needles.
Army Desertions. The Report . of
Gen. Grant mentions the . remarkable,
fact that 13,000 soldiers deserted from,
the Army during the present year.
Moro than one-half of the 7th Regi-,
ment of Cavalry, decamped with
horses, accoutrements in arms, and
made their way to the gold regions. a .
The number of recruits during tho
year was 34,110. ' ,
The desertions reaching 40 per cent
of the enlistments.-
A J ohn Bull, conversing with,
an Indian, asked him if he
knew that the sun never set on
the Queen's dominions?
"Do you know the reason
why?" asked John Bull. : v
"Because God is afraid to
trust-an Englishman in ; the
dark," was the savage's reply. ;
I Potato Suet "Pudding.
Take a pound of mealy potatoes
boiled and masked smooth; add
four ounces of beef suet, three
eggs, a little mile, sugar - to'
taste, and a good dessertspof3i-:
ful of powdered ginger. - Put
it into a well-floured cloth' and;.
boil for an hour. Serve, turn-1
ed into a dish, with sweet sauce
poured over it. . . "
I Jenny, said a Scotch minister stoo
ping from his pnlpit,'have ye got a s
peen about ye?" . . ( j ,
j J'Yes, minister. ' ... ; r :b7
f "Then stick it into that sleeping
brut of a man of yours by your Bide",; ,
j 'When is a lawyer; like a donkey?-' j
i When he is" drawing x corrveyance? .
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