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AY, DECEMBER 31, 1663.
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The Contested Election Cases.
KoTIIIIfa WOtllll sut.l.fv Mm HiiiHm!. nfVIn
ton county, after bernt beaten at the eWtlnn
held ntrir1Jhh.nl a ' ,
Selection theyu have, wo wh.vr.Vd 1
the election they must have, would have, and
did have to their entire satisfaction. It was
urged on ny the moat wild, rampant, and
radical of the party, claiming all the "honesty
And llPMnrv" In til. t.orl.1 Tlinif .ImW
. - .
"moved heaven and enrth" to elect the coun-
tjUcket-eapectally the Auditor. Sheriff, and
j -" .... . i.i. niiutn.
Treasurer, and suoceeded only In electing the
liuit named In an unlawful and dishonest
way. Their little Radical paper published
'. week'ufter week for more than three months
before the election, what It called the "Public
Hecordof the Demoemtlo Candidate for aud
itor," which waa made up of all aorta of the
wont misrepresentations, and worded, aa the
. -modern Homer thought. In inch "due style"
that It would completeley annihilate Hkkby
"" Hetsolds, the candidate, or cause the peo
ple to match to the poUa In drove of hun
dred and vote against the "Poblle Record"
... nnd;nvry other man on the ticket. But It wa
;' ii.p "iu!ii..i :. . i :. .; v viutm
ltcord," tiidt ';.tlnut'. .Ui.uiiOUVlCtMr'
!' 'fhe Two "RecordH" wore woltiheU In the "pub
lic" balances, and the "Vinton Record" wra
found to be tfoflelent In truth and honeaty.
The people pronounced agnlmit It. The Rnd
lcala and their "Record," having linen furnlnh
d with a "Little book," (about like the one
deft by Old Jobs Roikikks for hi children
many hundreds of yean thought the
olee of the people on the "Public Record"
question mlht be changed even If the voice
Ol the people la the voice of (Sod) by bringing
the matter before' the Court In purraance of
the 'fLlttlo Book;" but the Court not only de
cided that the "Publlo Record" waa correct'
- but completely wiped a umall portion of the
. "'tittle Book" entirely out of existence, as the
reader will aoe by reading the following pro
ceedings of the eases which we find were writ
i ten at MeArtbnr.Ohlo, nnder date of Decern.
, ber 12, and published In the Cincinnati Ku"
qulrer, and which is much better than any
history of the owes we could write;
j At the present term of the Court
; of Common Pleas, of this (Vinton)
t county, held by Judge E. A. Guth
; rio, several contested election eases
were tried and determined, invol
' . most of the county offlces.rllled n1
election held in October, the do
cision of which is of vital interest to
the people of the whole State.
Daniel Booth was declared, by the
I Clerk of the Court and two Justi
i ces, duly elected Sheriff; Henry
; Eeynolas, Auditor; Jonathan Brine,
I Kecordor; and Frederick "W.
Uaynes, Commissioner, of Vinton
; county all Democrats. Their re
; M)ective Eepublican opponents,
;, George Pry, Willium J. Kannolls,
Eldridge L. Hawk, and Benjamin
I M. Walker, contestod the election,
: i and claimed that they wererespect
, ively elected to such offices, because,
; iu three townships Richland.
' i Clinton and Harrison the Judges
V of election took a recess of about an
;liour,at noon- to get: their dinner,
" ' the DOlls bincr rloRnd Anrimr nnrh
( time, after proclamation of the fact
, uj tnejutiges 01 trie election, they
, inviting all who wished to vote be
j i . .
jore ainnor to come forward then
and vote. In Richland township
all tne judges and one clerk wont
to dinner to the same house.taking
yno Daiiot box with, them, but keep
ing it locked and in their custody.
Jn Clinton tOWnshin twn inrlo-Aa
and one clerk went together, taking
ana Keeping the ballot-box, as in
the casoofthe other township. In
Harrison township two judges and
one clerk went together, with the
ballot-box, which they kept, as in
the other cases.
i Aftr dinner the election went on
' tintil aix o'clock, T. M. These are
all the faets proved, or attempted
to be proved, in the soveral cases.
By declaring tho election void in
these townshins. the raaidun nf tho
Totesin the county woald elect the
jnepnoucans, ana aeleat tho Demo
crats wno naa been declared elect-
Judge Guthrio, who is a most do
cided Kepublican, having, in fact.
always been an Abolitionist, but
wno aus lor some years been recog
nixed legal mind and legal attainment,
uu, nitnui, peneci juaicial inde
pendence and integrity, determined
to rule correctly as to the law of
overy case without reference to the
marfiaa VhAua k! a
........vis uu, wr mi mere ont-
ilILD: That in thesn fl,.A
- viiuvu VIIVIV
was no Dretans that. ho
. v..v iotCTo iur
dinner was taken for the purpose of
r-w-v...s mny iraoa, or int any
Iratd was com m itted by any person
i n AARaaiNAitA at.
... wuououuokaereoi no pretense
tl ."mg Totor offore,i or even
"""'" w anring the adjourn
iuin; no pretense that, fn conse-
HUBoce oi is, any voter failed to get
the opportunity to vote, or was de
prived of his vote; no pretense that
the candidates declared elected, the
vWii,0uu,, ur any oi them advised
consented to, or know of it: no
cretense that if. iftij .l. - .
, one set of candidates or party, more
than fh tfk i 1 - -
""'Wi wr mai any bodv
whs affected bv it at. ii in r
ceivablo way, or that the result of
v. c.uon wouia nave differed a
. single vote if the recess had not
n0 .l)ro.ton88 that i
cApression or the will
and choice of a majority of theWal
V"5 n"? ooon had at this
.ouun. oaon nil and fair express
Ion of the choice pf the majority
of the voters, for tho several candf
dates for the offlcea to be filled, is the
solo object of every election. The
- election itself is paramount to the
mere form of conducting it prescri-
-1 bed by the law. Tho Institution of
elections proceeded the laws passed
to regulate the conduct of them
The Jaws were made tor the elect
ions, not the elections for tho laws
and forms must be hcldsubordiuuto
to substance; the ritfhta of the peo
ple must not be AllfrifWH in ihn
misconduct of the officers contlnct-
ni? an election: wlml tnunuUm
must not be disfranchised for such
. u u u nvv uioii uuuuincn J
Lffli.Inl : -. j -i
""W"Ul, WIU IBo Will 01
' e mnority permitted to override
the Will of the maioritv. einri nnr
to now Ollice wno Dave D
cloarly defeated by ft majority
iL. 1 1 x . . . "
sous to hold office who have been
the legal votera, unless tho law re-
j --- j " v r v
" 'vkui iuioib. uuiuHs ilia iaw re-
!-!- .t,A tti tv . V , . ,
ul"n election to be held and
conducted in a prescribed manner
be. clearly mandator? nr imnai-n.
tive in the requirements, and not
mereiy airectory. And laws may
be vital for some nnrnnses and Hi.
rectory only tor others' '" Onr stat
ute simply prescribes that the polls
shall be oponed between six and ten
o'clock, A. M.,- and closed at six
o clock, P.M. It does not provido
that if that be substantially done,
though not actually,., for every mo-
mmii, 01 uiuume between tho olbiv
inir and clesintr. the election ahal! ha
void. It docs not forbid a tempora
ry suspension of the voting, by a
recess, taken in the ernrnian nf an
honest and sonnd diacrntinn bv rh
jungos, wnen tne law is, alter all,
substantially complied with. In
some places, the great number of
voters will require the polls to be
kont onen all the lima hAtwMn r.ha
i i ..
1 -1--! . A .1 ...
oponmg hiiu closing oi me polls.
I.. ..Il . 1 V I 5. f
in in num. liiiHiu uihv hximi. nn Miirn
necossitv.owint? to the small num
ber oi voters, or other circumstances.
in many places, all who wish to
vote in tho forenoon, wot h
dinner and then go home and dine,
wuiie tnose who vote in the aflcr
noou wait nntil thev havedinnri hA
lore coming to the polls, causing a
an in ma voung, xnero 18 not
anything improper in the judges
adjourning for their dinners, in
such cases, especially If they invite
all who wish to vote befora thaw an
aujourn, unless tne law is impera
uivvuiiu uuv uiuviv uiroviurva in
which case it COnld not hA Hnna
without rendering the election void,
us tne inquiry wnetnertue ijegisla
ture made it vital tor sufficient or
insufficient reasons, would be pre
ClUdOd. J.1I6 Controlling pAnann
would bo, the Leirisbtura hnti maAe,
tne iaw mandatory.
isut the law only provides a pen
altv atrainst the officers of an nlnn
tion who improperly negloct or vi
olate its provisions. Yet such lia
bility tO Dlinishment doaa tint, non.
essarily affect the validity of tho
Iffraud is averrnd ni nrtliii
f wuj wiisaJij
else mHterially affocting;results, and
irrcgmnnieB nu departures trora
the tbrrn,, and requirement" Pre
scribed by law for the conduct of
the election, are, in any way, made
the menns or become aiding causes
of it, then,; they will be closely
Hcruienizou, ana witn it, may ren
der the election void.
He claimed that the foregoing
principles are settled by the decis-
ot tho Supreme Court of Ohio:
State, &c..Tavlor4 Scarff vi. Foster
15 0. S. R.,p. 144; Foster rs.Scnrff,
ID u. o. K.,037; Howard vs. Shields
16 O. S. R., 190-192.
The onlv case to ha fnnnd nF
decision by an Ohio Court, holding
that such closing of the polls for
dinner renders tho election held at
that place void, is one made by the
iinirit;t, tjoun oi Hamilton county,
in 1867. a renort of which is fhnrJ
in the American Law Register, for
December, 1867. The opinion was
pronounced oy judge iirinkerhoff
of the Supreme Court. It arose out
of an election held for Mayor of Mt,
a.iry, in mat county.
The holdinc deprived both nan
didates of the office, and roaultod in
tne oia aayor holding over. Th
case was onlv arirued nnon nn
side that to sustain the validity of
me eiecwon. n o authority was re
ferred to by counsel or Court. The
reason assigned for the decision is
that tho itaal riaht of th vntm tn
east their votes, during the recess, was
But if no voter attnmntnil
, Jf vv,ui VIVU
pesired to exorciso his rfcht during
rkt lima ' it ia AiKt li P. a
......v,u ii uiiuvmii io see anv
;n:M. i . r
iiijui y w nuy uuuy, or now any vo
tor's richts were antnallTr An;A t.
o ... . wwftiiuu W
him, impeded, or Interfered with.
xsesiaes, u an reasonable opportu
nities aro afforded to voters to vote
at an eiectioa, that onght to be suf-
nciont. ine practical exercise
every richt. in all nthni. ...
subject to reasonable Interruptions
and delays and why should this
right be made an exception f All
who undertake to in a nurfii..
miU(5, wiuum h given nme, and do
it, are expected only to substantial
ly employ Lhat time interruptions
iiuiuttrv necessarv rim-ruuiia
1 ' A .r-.f,
uiwoiy tcuiuururv in ins r AhoMn.
ter, being usual and natnral r.i.
dentsof all such nnderUlrinn nj
requirements, and ordinarily to be
All that' this law.wnnll un
require is, that exorcise of tho richt
w vuio niiiiii uesuosianiiaiiy afforf,!
ed to every voter. ' ,
All deprivations of right, all
wrongs, all injurious conBequonces
to anybody must be nrornrf kv fhA
contestants. In the lamrancm nf rk.
Supremo Court of Illinni. ? TJ:.i
vs. Peoplo, &c, at patre 72.' W
not presume one way or the other."
Aue question men is, ig the law
imperative, oronlvdirantm-vf ti,
decision of the Hamilton coiinty
District Court is not binding upoa
the Court of Com
- -sa vi tuia
district, though entitled to the
highest respect, and to be carefully
weighed and considered. There is
a. 1 A. a . i.
v ttuMw ttii sup
port it. vThe whole current of the
a tlWI i Aft B.il -
rhiiha TYi na trtnnrt ihaf will
tuunticosuu weir reasoning is
;ainst it. "
People vs. Cook. 14 Barb. m. Y
Rep., 259; v '
People M. Cook, 4 Seld. (8N.Y.)
Rep., 67; -
People, vs. Martin, 1 Seld. (i
V T an. '
. iivy., tit,
Piatt, ic, vs. People, 29 11L Rep:,
Broadhead f;iwntn io uri
. Hu.v, AW IO.
Aug. and Am. Cor. p. 93, soo. 6,
and n. 94. - -
. Tho resonings found in those
cases soem to be sounder and more
in accordance with the principles
contained in the decisions of our
Supreme Court, and more in accor-
um;o wno justice and the rights
mo vorcrs, tuan. are to he foind
the -District Court d
less compelled bv a Iaw nlflnrlv 1m.
perative, a court should not dis
franchise the legal voters of any
tion, the undoubted choice of the
majority of the voter of a county,
and give effect to the choice of the
miuum m us sieau.
r urtner serious consequence are
kely to result frnm riinra a
- . - wiiik BV. A
ibtace election ia mmstimu w.ra
close; and to set aside the election,
in a few townships,might defeat the
choice of the majority of the votera
v ii nuvie ouiie, ano put the mi
noritv in nownr a Rtn.
. r - MW4v IUSV UO"
cide the elontion fm p.oi.i.i
toe unitea otates. and th nt. Ar
1 . " - v vv v
that State might be.changed by the
IT.ii;ni.uu oi inepnncipie contend
ed for here; .so the choice of a Pres
ident, really elected, might be de
feated, and the offlea
opponent, fairly dofeatcd by the lo-
mbI tvitna " C t. 1.
ivinvi tuo people.
Following, then, what wasdeem
edthe sounder reasoning, and the
uuuuuuwu current or decisions, the
Court would hold the law merely
directory in such a state of cases as
' prewnt, and not vital or Impenv
Judgments were rendered In favor of the
defendants, the contestees, in all the eases.
!"tsrlectl their offloesTtl. il Clark!
of Ohlll eothe. and H.C. Jones, Ihr ptalntlfft
unoraiwuia aiirea Taple of CInclnnaU
JudgeOrognn, of Lognn, and b. a Dana and
John Mavo. for rifaiJa.ii. k.
""-."-o, mu. wiu k" wiore tne Ha
preme Court an motions r leave ta ale M-
Ho the Uw U to be definitely settled.
Pbujix HoTit.-Thi it the asm of
in Hew HoUl ow bsing opaaad la this
ww, oy Mrs. Rnra Q. Baartog, wsIob
dsaervss a share efth publlo pairoaage"
See card Ta'aaother part ef this paper:
No amount of quibbling can any
longer cover up tho fact that thore
is not in Congress, as at present
constituted, a sufficient amount of
ability or Statesmanship to ex
tricate the country from its
present embarrassments. TJn
skilful hands can pulldown asplon
did edifice; but It requires talont,
genius, industry, skill, and well di
rccted porscverence, to erect ono.
r n i i. ...
vur nnanciai policy, as it was a
few years ago, was admired by the
world. Its destructions by the Goths
and Vandals of the party now in
power, has reduced the country to
a condition truly deplorable. Can
this or tho next Congross give this
this decided relief? No!
Good Fisults are tlwavi noticed in the
use of White rim Centptvud. Try It for
all diseases of the Throat, Liogs and
D.iuuejs, sou see ll It II sot to.
IiBttoa Block, lit Door East af the Onr) Inss,
Kn. RUTH 0. URvlTTON, PnprUV.
THIS HOUSE has raerntly beea remoddled
ana newLT fUB.MSUEUi Boons large sod
avoood tjtabllng, and bo paias spared to se,
vwinin'MiBMi 1HW iUUIIQ.
Pec VIsm's""8 " ttfeitl,J solicited.
B THE fimtili Of THE ME!
. - m. . -1'..- ! MK I
locks restored by it to the aar, luHr:
inua oi you til, ana art happy 1
lava thssa nnfsshlnnMkU .v... 1 .
beautiftil auburn, and rejoice I
- Pannla Kr... Kan ,1. Bn. t.i
T " ..mm m.w mnn Will
Daudnir and ffunr Bu l v..
ckaji coaU and clear and healthy scalps.
rtald-Meskdod Votonuiai hsn
Jisir remaining locks Kghteaed, and tlx
liara snots eoTK-ad wiik
of Hair, and dance tor joy t
Young Gentlemen bis it became It l
richly perfumed) '
Tpung Udlea it bejeaaM it keeps
fchtir lisir in place 1
Kvervlwulv tmuad ami mrnf I W....
it is th dntutt tad Ut article ia the
PoriHj, ly Druggiiti fonerally.
"A HAPPY CHRISTMAS!"
GLAD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY!
To People of the Southern
UNIVERSAL AMNESTY AND
FULL PARDON TO ALL!
"Wb axe highly pleased tc
Jomrsosr, President of the
United States, elected dy the
desperately "loyal" Radicals,
issued on Chirstmas, Decem
ber 25, 1867, a .proclamation
of full pardon and amnesty
for the so-called offense of
treason against the tJntted
Stes o all and to eyery per
son who direcly or indirectly
participated in the late insur
rection or rebellion which bo
terribly frightened the Radi
cals during its progress. This
is the proclamation that should
have been issued in 1865. '
FULL PARDON TO ALL! ANUAL STATEMENT
FULL PARDON TO ALL! ANUAL STATEMENT OF THE
FULL PARDON TO ALL! ANUAL STATEMENT OF THE PROVIDENT LIFE & TRUST CO.
FULL PARDON TO ALL! ANUAL STATEMENT OF THE PROVIDENT LIFE & TRUST CO. OF PHILADELPHIA.
ATDITOR OF STATE'S OFFICE,
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE.
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE. COLUMBUS, May 23, 1868
t iiI?na'!?7?s"TI"tniTt the Provident
BhhVTn VonyyTloeHtedat Phllaitel-
SiiUif S8''0' P"ylvaiila, has enm
HtJZ' rJPotai the lawt of tills
rn .k. .VT: ' ",cu insurance Unmpftnlm,
airli '""I' rMT "nd "" lel in this of-
Vi 'V "l'tioo and biuiuoas at thedy
of such rteintit,.afalW). .- .
Amount of actual paid np Capital, llSOiXnJ OJ
Agirregnte amonnt of Llabllltiea.
except re-lnsorance, ,
Amount of evjnditures for preceo
Ulng year, y
IN WITNESS WHEIIKOF, I have hereunto
sbl seiil of my office to be afflxed. the day
Hint Vnnr nhA.. '
-ijuir wuwn, 1
JAS. WILLIAMS. Chief Clerk for Auditor of State.
JAS. WILLIAMS. Chief Clerk for Auditor of State. B. C. GIBBONS,
JAS. WILLIAMS. Chief Clerk for Auditor of State. B. C. GIBBONS, Agent for Vinton Co.
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' at Park Row, New York.
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ru0 vniuaiToiTu bituidui
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desire to keap tbeipnelves fully informed with
rag.nl lo Uiv gmtf wheats at III rftir, r
ny the beit seh'ilnr. and mundeit thlakers
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at the list ol English writers on Boieo;e, Relig
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ough sMslity to the English copy, snd sreolkr
ed at prices which places thrm aithin tho reach
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count ta elubs, ar rsdueed prices, for back
nnml-era, can be allowed, unless the money ia
immOT uirei,io ine ruonsners. ao preuiaa
canh. gtten tolub-
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Tho L. . PUBLISHING CO. also publish the
aV AAABiUAJAJ (VJ UVIAVJll
ui DMiiiuuitjti, wm lfl" lssfi
J. P. HoTrB, of TftU College. 8 void., Rotal
JmF W fel Ult lw0 TolB-""b-r mil Ht pid
t r 'm RmjinKmainDH ana on m
i JT .wmypcana ineirauoress piain-
.j wi..ma, wiiiiweir iy mum mall ineir
tvrjs) hMnllriillv mmt I. - .1 . .. 1 1
pne of oar Male Hllver roantain Pertaj hold-
'1 w"w vu nam a one aip. Any
person sending nail and tintypes wll re
ol tlntype-pina and ( Fnuutain Perls and
a iMuaiillrnl writlm, u .....u ..n 1 1
119 Chambers SL. Boston, Ma
1 no imaentigneii, desiring to retire from the
....... uuii.i. ui in,,, nni-m ror ssvie n
valiiable ftirm, annate two miles north of the
U.rlAll.aiHlulntii.tl D..IIU.J .
. " yiuwiiiiwi wiunim, in narnon
TnwnMhlp. Vititon county, Ohio, on llteHtate
I. " "u o Ainena, sad
about 14 miles east from Chilltcotbe. ft from
Irfindondery Hint Ion and 4 front Rsykvllle
K 1.1 1 1 1 11 1 im.iI.IuIh. UA.. -1 . X
; i-"i.i....iwwu.- wiiuna aisi pM-res
under cnltlvntlon. Vi acres in meadow, and mi
acres of bottom tand; two comfortable Swel-
in. knn.. I 1 1 , i,L..i. . .
7 ' -1 ..-iiun iiTOHiirui: soon nam
and staldeie two nice orchanhcthe beat of tim
ber and water. The fnrm can be divided ialr
two parts: will be sold in so penile partaor to.
Bother. A small form, or western lanikuy
town property, can be taken in exehangeT
tor particular, call on or address 1
T ur nmrvu . . ..
U Or A. Q. ELUOTTon the rremtsw
QOOK Or IfATUKB, '
A great Physlnlngtml work. TTot an adver
'rnentof aome IkK-tor'a medicines, but a
V7-'-'" i"iio iiui.tiiiniKHi ror narned
Peop.sv or thoee oontemMotlng marrlse,OB
whjecta with which all shouUf lie fsmllllar.
When vou once avMa kmiw Ar.i.i. .
'awlyoa will not be without It for twice
uncmi. rurniuipirie utoie oi contenlM, dts
cTlptlveclreulnr and price, send two S cent
atamps to BOX 144, CJde, bhio. " (
NtrTTrRUKamr. ia.-a s m .
Mxoii, tim thin dy flted bis aooounU for ntuU
U)lllnriii.n( fn lltA Iilu.1. i a. - .
r.iv.anna iU ( I H 'HtJ j 1(1 ( CM VIIIMs
ocmntv, Ohio, which wlll(limij (Vr hcariiigon
win Bsnaj vi riuur, , n. is. irwt:,
wx w M . "VOX-ril IV At. J", IT,
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LIFE INSURANCE CO,
OP TS f
United States of America.
' ViagtnsTUW s. c. .- .
CEARTERKD BY fiPECUr;
ACT OF CONGRESS,
Approred JuW 25, 1369.
PAID IS FULL,
riBST BVriGHU BSK BUIlniSO, Mll'i,
Where the genernl bualnotsof the Company
is tninanotiol, and to which all gcuural evrrss.
pondunce should be addrtmed.
CL.VRENOB H. CLARE, President.
JAY COOKS, Chairman, Pintno tad
Bxeeutive Cora mil i.e.
HEVas D. COOKB, Vie.PreslJBt.
EMERdOS W.PEET, Seor.tsry and AU
Thlsoompitny, National In Its sharacter. of.
fers, by reason of lis rc capital, low rales
of premium and new hihles, the most deslrs.
hle meansof Insuring lifoyet offered to th
Thernteaof premlam. being largely reduc.
en, are m-vle us mvontble to die Insnrers as
th iae of the bent mutual eoinnnnles, and
avoid all the complications and uncertainties
of KoUm, Dividends and the misunderstand.
": hitter are so apt to cause the
Beveral new and attractive tables are now
presented whloh only to ho understood to
Drove ancentAhlu ii th. hi. Iitin .....i, . . u..
isooss-PKiinumso rniicv and sarcss rssMivw .
poncr. In the former, the policy-holder not
only secures a lire Inanranoa, payable at
death, but will receive, if living, after a period
of afi-w yiam,an annual Income equal to
w-u (.i "i uie parol ma policy, in Ilia
- ..... , H . IW I rr-T i-1 .,Hn w in.
awured the total amount of monev he has
paid In, In addition to the amount of his noil.
The attention of parsons contemplating In
suring their lives or Increasing the amount of
....... ....... uio; ninwi.i i. vo, n Wllicil w bll
speclivl ndviintiwfis offered by the National
uimi..iiii,wx ...piiiimny, -
I'ln-i. Iu U l.f . . J jl.1. ii ,
.i, . i.iifiim.ui i.iiu mil pariiimimrs
B-IVOn Oil ROn itlutio. IA Hi. Q.ii.nli OIH.B nf
, - I r- ..... ... w u. .UI.U VIUV. V.
the Companv, or to
JOHN W. F.IJJS A CO.,
viusinnau, D.ua, iteneml Agenti. hr Ohio Bae.
- S3. I,: . HAWK,
Special Agent for Vinton County.
J. & W. GOLD! -
ifculd respsctfnllyintorm the siltseas or Vials
and other csuntiet that they bars, at (heir
IUK8EBT, 0a Mils HoelWu Froa KcArtly,
ihererj'besirarleUtsa ' " -
warrnr.t all our stock tnie to name snd st
is low prices as can he obtained rnywlicre, and
invite sll pereonr to call and examine it.
Any letter addreitaed to us, ss to prices or va
netie., will lo nromnll nvwered.
CORNER MAIS AND 3D 8TBEET3,
IS the ehoapest and best place for voung
men ami ludim lo secure a thorough Business
And all eoUaterul branches taught In the most
Thorough and ComyleU manner..
Send tnr specimens of writing and College
Reglater, giving further informiitlon, with
ttMtiiHoniuls frnm HihIiioss Men. Book-keep-era,
Ten:heps, e. Address
It I.L 4'IIoaUIL.f., Principals,
Bcei-ly jimtivllli-. Ohio.
'J'HAt S NICE! ; "
BEAUTIFUL FUENITUEE 1 1 I
ntWRV LASTS. O. W.WIMOX.
XAITT2 & WILSOIT, . .
Hsls8tr:t, - . . - . McAtbnr, Ohle,
Having purchased the Furniture Establish,
muutor Killer A Wykotr, are now manu
facturing to order the most '
ofthe very latest style and flulshl , ' V.
Finuly Finished Bureaus, -Cafle
and every variety of
ITsually fonnds In Pnmltnre Estobllahmeuts,
uu a. iu. i
LOWEST CAS3 PRICE3I
They will also carry on this huxineas. atid
will conttanUy on hand an assortment of fine- "
ly nnlaliedCoinus,or supply order la Buy
ttyle desirod, at
Extremely Low Tticrsf
FARM POE SALS!
A flrat-elass farm of 1M Aorest 11 Acres nn.'
dor a gitod stat of cultivation; 75 Acres ot
creak bnttnm, mostly In meadow; tAauitmiof
"dntt beuch" or secoud botiuut sot In grass; a
Orchard of 100 bearing Apple Trees,
grafted frrtlt- a good frame ITonaennd Ham;
Kultableout-hull'llngs; gool well of water In
the door yard, Hituatc 4 mllon from Ksysvllle,
on the M.AO. rt tllroftd-mlleHweatnr Allena
vtlle.on the State Hosd lea-ling toi'lillllivittie.
Well altMtel tor a "Drover's Hund." A ood
allot creek running through the laud, and an
eioetlenl intlleot ou trio name.
Apply to Koliert Lyle, tlie occupant, or lo
D. B. sUWel, McArtUur, 0,