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COUNTY; OHIO: WEDNESDAY,') JUNE 26 1872.-
J J.W.BOWEJT, l
I PubllshM and PropristM.
M' ARTHUR, VINTON
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BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD.
Great National Short Line Route
Great National Short Line Route East and West.
Only Direct oute to the National
Capitol and astward.
' On ami after Monilny, Novombor 10, Trnlns
Will run ah follows :
fAUTWJTiii .Ctn'nntl fiut Mail
. KASTWAKV. jftjpwM. Line. Eapm:
..... . Dopurt
Piirkornburir 8 40 Am tl 00 Pm 6 SO Vm
Cumherlanil SnPin 805 Am 2:00Am
Hnrper'i Ferry 644" lOOPm 6:48"
AVaahlriKtonJuuo'n. 9.'W " 445 Pm 8:80"
Baltimore 850 " 4 05 " 8:50
, Waalilnfrbon 1100 " 815" 10:00 "
riiilnclelplila &1AmU80" l:0Pm
Now York 618 ' 6 15 Am 1:40 An
New York.' UUOPm 8 80 Am l):20Pm
Pliiliulelphln 400 Am 11 45 Pm lS:MAm
Wftshlnifton 146" 8 00 " 8:45Pm
Baltlmoro 8 50 " 4 05 Am 8:00"
Washington Juno'n. 917 ' 4 28 " 8:20"
Harper Ferry l208Am 712 " 10:00 "
Ouniborlnnd 8 40 Pm 11 ftl " 4:4SAm
Parkomburg 13 25 " 7 25 " 6:85 "
Pnllmtn Palaot Drawing Room Slseping Can,
W hlch are an com fort nblo, elegantly furnishod,
. and almost eipinl to a lire-side, are on all Trains
from Cincinnati to Baltimore and Washington,
fcoo Schedule of Marietta and Cinoinnatl Rull
way for time of arriving and departing from
The advantages of tills route ovnr all others
is, that it glvos all truvelors holding through
tickets the privilege of visiting linltimoro,
Philadelphia, and the National Oapltol free
Timoquir.ker unci rates of fare lower than by
any other lino.
The sponory along this Railway 1h not equaled
for grandeur on this Continent.
Capitol and astward. TO SHIPPERS OF FREIGHT.
This line oners superior Inducements tho
rata bolng one-third lower found from Knston,
. New York, or any othorKustern point. In or
Uorlng goods of any description Iroiu the lCnst
rivettiieotionsto sliip vta Baltimore & Ohio
L R.,snd lnshippingRastlvesamedirections.
Freights shipped by this route will have Uos
patch, and lie handled with enre ami save
shippers much money. J.L.WILSON,
Master Transportation, Baltimore.
G. R. BLANCH AR1),
Gen. Freight Ag't, Baltimore.
L. M. COLK,
8. B.JONES, Gon. Ticket Ag't, Baltlmoro.
; Gon. Pass. Ag't., Oinclnuati.
Indianapolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette
GREAT THROUGH PASSENGER RAILWAY
To all Points West, Northwest
THIS IS THE SHORT LINE VIA INDIANAPOLIS.
The Groat Through Mail and Express Pas
senger Line to St. LouiH, iviinsay City. St.
Joseph, Denver, fluu Francisco, and nil points
in Missouri, Kansas and Colorado.
The shortest and only direct route to Indian
apolis, Lafayette, Terra Haute, Cambridge
City, Springfield, Peoria, Burlington. Chicago,
Milwaukee, St. Paul, and all points in the
The Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette
Railroad, with Its connections, now oilers pas
congers moro facilities In Through Conch and
Hluoplng Car Servlca than any otliur lino from
Cincinnati, having the advantage of Through
Daily Care from Cincinnati to tit. Louis, Kan
sas Olty.Ht. Joseph, Peoria.Burllngton.Clilcngo,
Omaha, and nil Intermediate polnw, presenting
to Colonists and Families such comforts und
accommodations as are afforded by no other
Through Tickets and Baggage Checks to all
Trains lesve Cincinnati at 7:30 A.M., 8;00 P.
M , and 9:00 P, M.
Tickets can be obtained at No. 1 Burnet
House, corner Third and Vine Public Land
ing, corner Main and Klvori also, at Depot,
oorner Plum and Pearl Streets, Cincinnati, O.
Be sure to purchase tickets via Indianapolis,
Cincinnati and Lafityette.Kailroitd.
O. It. LUKD, G. L.BAKRINGUE,
Chief Tiokol Clerk, Master Transportation,
23 MILES THE SHORTEST.
3 EXPRESS TRAINS leave Indianapolis
dully, cxctMit Sunday, for ST. LOUIS and
J HIE only Lino running PULLMAN'S colo
brivted Drawing-room Sleeping Cars from N.
., Pittsburgh. Columbus, I Louisville, Cin
cinnati, andlnuianapollB, to St. Louis without
. change. : . , '
Passengers should remember that this Is tho
Groat West Bound Route for Kansas City,
Loavenworth, Lawrence, Topekn, Junc
tion City, Fort Scott and St. Joseph,
HelvuHlnnuw homos, will have liberal discrim
ination madolntheirfavor by this Lino. Hat
1s factory commutation on regular rates will bo
given to Colonist and largo parties traveling
together: and their baggage, emigrant outtlt
andstook will be shlppedon the most favora
ble terms, presenting to
COLONISTS AND FAMILIES
Sucn comforts and accommodations as are pre
(touted by NO OTHER ROUTE- .
TlCKKLH onn bo obtained at all tho principal
Ticket Offlr.es in the Lustern, Middle und
Southern States. i , t a.
O. E. FOLLETT, , 'i
General Pnsscnger Agent, St. Ix)uis,
Eastern l'ossengor Agent, Indlanspolid.'
., JOHN ft. SIMPSON,
Goneral Superintendent, Indianapolis.
Cleveland Columbus, Cincinnati and
On and alter MONDAY, May 28th, 1871,
Bross Trains will kkavi COLUMBUS and
KESTLINB and ABKiTK at points named bo-
low, a iouows:
4)10 p m
6 M p m
7:05 a m
11 :20 pm
4:50 a 111
4 :40 p m
5 :05 p m
. . 12 :80 p ill
6 :20 pm
New York City.. 8 Mp m
Crestline ...1845 n in
6 85 p m
1 25 am
11 25 a m
9 40 p m
6 25 p m
8 15 p m
e i a m
2 40 a in
PittMburg 85 p m
Ilarriaburg. ..... 7 15 am
Bjtltimore 1040 am
Washington .... 1 10 pm
Philadelphia... 11 15 am
Fort Wayua ,
"11 80 41 m
n u a m
.12 10 p in
1 15 a m 11 25 am
7 20 am 600pm
fijy-No. 4, leaving Columbus at 4:10 p. m.
has h Til rough Car e(d DolawaroforSprlngllold,
reaching Sprlngilold without change at 7:20 pin.
Train No. a on the Columbus ft Hocking Val
ley Railroad connect with No. 4 Traill. Through
Tlnkets for sale at Athens.
PAH8ENG till TRAINS returning arrive at
Oolumbui at 12:86 a. in. 11 :15 . m. and 9 :50 a. in.
jparPalace Say and Sleeping Can
. . On All Trains.
u Columbusat 2:85 ft m, on
Btinday. runs through without detention, by
both Kilo and Now York Central Railways,
arriving at New York on Monday morning at
For particular Information In regard to
through ticket, tlmo, connections, etc., to all
points East, West, North and South, apply to
or address K. FORD.Ooliimbiia.Ohlo.
K.8. FLINT, cn. Superintendent. . 1
.' ' " JAMES PATTERSON,. . ,
Gen. Agent, Columbus. O.
EUGENE FOKD, . ,
Pissongor Agent, Columbus, Ot
Indianapolis Railway. Railway Time.
OHIO & MISS. RAILWAY,
Is the Shortest, Quickest
and only Road running its en
tire trains through to
ST. LOUIS AND LOUISVILLE
Our arrangements and con
nections with all line3 from St.
Louis and Louisville are per
fect, Reliable and complete for
all points ti
This is the shortest and. best
route to Kansas City, Leaven
worth, Atchisou, ' St. Joseph
and to all points in Missouri,
Kansas and Nebraska.
Through Tickets and full
information as to time and
fare, can be obtained at any
R. R. Office or at our office in
K. GALLUP, Gen. lEast Pas. Agent,
V. I). HALE, Gen. Pass, and Ticket Agt.,
Columbus & Hocking Valley Railroad.
Ou and after December 10th, lHTl.Trains will
run as follows: ,
Depart. ' -- mpari
Athens 6.20 a. m. 2:20 p. m.
Columbus... 9:45 A. M. 5.40 P.M.
Pittsburgh.. :45 p. m, 2:2(1 a. M-
Sandusky... 8:O0 " . :00 1
Clevolund... S:fi0 " , 7:80 "
Sprlngilold.. 12:25 " ... . 7:50P.M.
Xonia 12;i.5 " . . 7:81 ,'
Dayton 1'20' " . ' , 8:30 " I
Itlctimomi... :in . , n:
Indianapolis 6:10 " 2:80 A.M.
Chicago 12:15 A. M. 8:80 "
Close connection mnde nt Lancaster for Cir-
clovillo, Zanesville, and nil points on the Cin
cinnati and Muskingum Valloy Railroad.
Ulrcct connections mane at coiumnns jor
Rnd all'pelnts Wesi. Also, for fclovcland,
liuflalo, Pittsburgh, and all points kosi.
Take tho Hocking Vnlley and Pan Handle
route to Chicuiro and the Northwest, it Is the
shortest by sixty-six miles, giving passengers
tno Deneiltot quiCKer timo anil lower raws
than by any other lino.
J. W. DOnEHTY,
E. A. Bukli,, Gon'l Ticket Ag't.
Hannah Cox's Estate.
Probalt Court, Hnfon County, Ohio.
M OTIOE is hereby given thatllanry O. Monro,
i as Administrator of the estate of Mr
Hannah Cox, deceased, has horoin tiled his ac
count for Anal settlement ; nd that the same
is st for hearing on the lfita day of June, A.
P. 1872, at 10 o'clock A. M. II. B. MAYO.
May 22, 1878 4w. Probate Judge.
8olomon Shlploy, Pl'ff. 1 Before John T. Black,
against VJ. P.,of Madison Tp
WIlllninUnrr.Dort J Vinton County, Ohio.
ON the 81 st day of May, A. D. 1872, said
.inci lra lusiieil n order of attachment In the
above action for the sum of $7.25. Said case is
set for hearing on tho 18th day of July 1872 at
O'clock a. 111. .
June 12, 1872. 8w
Probate Court, Vinton County, Ohio.
NOTICE la hereby given that Benjamin
Brown. Ouardiantol JohnNelaon Hart. and
Mary A. Hart, heirs of Joslah Hart, deceased,
has heroin filed his account, as such guardian,
for partial settlement; and that tho same Is set
for hearing on the 27t day of June iust., 1872, at
10 o'clook A. M. II. B, MAYO,
June 6, 1872. 4t . . Probate Budge.
State of Ohio, Vinton County.
Jesse Francis, Adnmlnlstrator of the estate of
William Francis, deceased, Plaintiff,
John W. Jeffrey and Wlfo, Defendants.
In Vinton County Court of Common Pleas. Or
der of Sale.
Pursuant to tho command of an ordor of snle
In the nbovo case Issued from the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Vinton county, Ohio, and to me
directed as Sheriff of said county, I will offer at
publio sale, at tho door of the Court House, in
tho town of McArthur, In said Vinton coun
Monday, the 22d Day of July, A.J3.
At tho hour of 2 o'clock P. M. of said day, the
following described lands and tenements, situ
ate in tho county of Vinton, and State of Ohio,
to-wlt: ., .,
Tho Norih-cnst quarter of the North-east
quarter or Section Number eight (8,) Township
Number Ton (10,) and Range Number Nineteen
(Hi.) containing forty acres; also another tract,
lying south Four (4) chains and Forty -one (41)
links south of the North-wost corner of Section
Nino (0) same township and range; thence South
Four (4)'chaius and Seventeen (17) links to the
corner of Maudy Smith's land; thence South
Sixty-four (04) degrees east Five IB) chains and
Five (5) links to the county road; thence North
Forty -one and three-fourths (41X) degrees East
One chain and Fifty-eight links: thence North
Forty-eight (48) degrees West Eight (8) chains
andSlx (0) links to tho place of beginning, con
taining ono and sixty-seven hundredths (1 67-100)
Appraised at Two Hnndrcd and soventy-flve
Dollars (IU75.00,) and must bring two-thirds of
of that sum. . , ,
To bo sold as tho property of John W. Jeffroy
and Wlfo to satisfy an order of snlo issued from
saidCourt of Common Pleas in favor of Jesse
Francis, Administrator of tho estate of William
Francis, deceased. .
TKKM8 ok Sale Cosh in hand
Sheriff Vinton county.
D. B. RnivRi,, Att'y for Plaintiff.
June 10, 1872 5W.-10X
State 0 Ohio, Vinton Connty.
Abraham Wilbur, rialntiir,
Charles W. Sprou8e and Mary J. Sprouso, De
Vinton County Court Common Pleas. Ordor
, ,1 vi omu. '
T... .tl.41iHi,An,manilnf nnATIlftrnf HftlO
1 , . . i...... nf 1 mmnn Plunanf Vln-
irwuuu iron! iiiownii.wi . -
ton County, and to me d I rooted as Sheriff of
sunt county, 1 wilioner iorsniv nv
the Court llouso. in tho Town of McArthur,
Vinton county, Ohio, on , . .. ..
Mondavi the 22d day of July! A. D.
At tho hourof 2 o'olock P. M. of said day, the
following described lands and tonomonts, to-
wlt: . .
In-lot nunilior live (D) in uio village 01 iiainuen,
Vinton County, Ohio.
Appraised at Eight hundred dollara (8800.00),
and must bring two-thirds of that urn. ,
To be sold as the property or Chsrlcs W.
Sprouso and wife to satisfy an order of aale Is
sued from tho Court of Common Pleas In favor
of Abraham Wilbur. - j.-'
Tnnna of Bale Cash in hand on the day 01
mlo. DANIEL booth.
Bherlir Vinton County,1
If. L. OtABK, Att'y for Plaintiff.
June l, 1872-ow-v
gHERIFF'S SALE. .
State of Ohio, Vinton County.
' Catharine Glasgow, Plaintiff,
Ellaa A. Button, Administratrix of Daniel But
ton, Deceased, and othere, Defendants.
In Vinton County Court of Common Pleas. Or-
der of Sale.
Pursuant to the command of an order of sale
Issued from the Court of Common Pleas of Vin
ton County, and to mo directed as Sheriff of said
coiintv. I will offer lor sale nt. tho door of tho
Court'lloiiso, in the town of McArthur, Vinton
county, Ohio, 011
Monday, the 22d, Day of July,
At tho hour of 8 o'clock P. M. or snid day, the
following described lands and tenements, to
wlt: In-Lots Numbers One Hundred and Eighty
five (1H5( and One Hundred and Ninety -one (101,)
In tho town of McArthur, Vinton county, Ohio:
subject, however, to the dower estate of said
Eliza A. Button, and so much thereof as is
contnincil in 1110 inuowiug imiuihl,
to-witi Commenclnir at the South-east corner of
said ln-lot N limber 101; thence West 22 feet;
liumee omi nr xiih norm i.inu m mm aa",
thence Kast 22 feet to the North-east corner of
said Lot; thence South to the place ot beginning;
and, also commencing at tho South-oust corner
of said In-lot Number 185; thence West 22 feet;
thence North to tho North lineof said lot; thence
Kast 22 feet to the North-cast corner of said lot;
thence South to the place of beginning.
Appraised, so encumbered by said dowor, as
' In-lot No. 101 at . - - - $45,00
In-lot No. 185 at - - - - 8100.00.
And each of said In -lots must bring two-thirds
of the appraised value thereof.
To be sold as property belonging to the estate
of Daniel Button, ilecensed, to satisfy a judg
ment In fnvornf Catharine (ilasirow.
Tukms ok SAI.K Cash in hand at tho tlmo of
sale. . PAiiiii, jsoiiTii,
, Sheriff Vinton Co.
D. B. SiiiVEt., Att'y for Pl'ff.
June 10, 18-6w.-10
ELECITON NOTICE. OFFICE OF THE TRUSTEES OF ELK TOWNSHIP.
VINTON COUNTY, OHIO, JUNE 8, 1872.
Tothe Qiutllief Kleotort of Elb Townthip'. . ,
NOTIC'K is hereby given that the following
request signed hy one hundred tux-paying
electors of said township of F.Ik, has been miido
upon the Trustees of said township, as follows,
to-wlt: , ,
7b the Ti-mtm of Klk Tmeimlilp, Vinton County,
I.' I. ' Ohio; ,
WH, the undersigned, tax-paving electors of
said township of Klk-, county of Vinton, Ohio,
ono hundred in number, respectfully inquest
that von construct a railroad from a point on
the southern boundrv of said township, where
the old road-bed of the Scioto and Hocking Vul
ley K. It. crosses said lMiimdiy, being the south
ern terminus to the northern or western boun
dary of said township, near tlio comer thereof,
being tho northern terminus, that yon appro
priate tho sum of $25,0(10 toward the construction
of said mad, said sum being less than live per
cent oi'tho assessed valuation of tho real and
personal projiertv last made in snid township;
that said sum of $25,000 be in Bonds of said town
ship of Klk, payable at tho otMee tho Trcasnrcr
of Vinton comity, Ohio, and shall bear seven por
cent interest, payable annually; that $5,000 in
amount of suiil Bonds shall become due und pay
able in twelve years, $5,000 in 14 years, $5,000 in
18 years, $5,000 in 18 venrs ami $5,000 in 20 years
After the date of their execution and delivery;
that snid llonds shall be of (helbllowlngdenom
iniition, to-wit: Ono hundred of 0110 nundred
dollurs each, twenty of live hundred dollars
each, and live of one thousand dollars each, and
bo numbered from one to 0110 hundred and
tweuty-ilvo .inclusive. That each and every
ono of said llonds shall have the necessary In
terest Coupons attached, und that said Bonds
and interest Coupons shall bo executed and
si omed hv tho Trustees and Clerk of said town-
slup of F.Ik in the usual nmlurulimry manner of
exoctitinjr and signing llonds. That you call a
meetinp of the qualified electors of said town
ship of F-lk, in tno manner provided by luw, on
Tuesday, tho 23d day of July; 1872,
between the hours of six o'clock A. H. and six
o'clock r. M., at the usual place for holding elec
tions in said township, said electors being then
and there required to vote for or against the
tho construction of said proposed railroad, and
the requests Herein miuio. Time you give m
days notice of the culling of said meeting of the
qualified electors of said township, by publica
tion in some newspaper of general circulation
in saill lOlVllsnip. a ins reuiiesi. is nui.iu uuuw,
ami lor (lie inmioso of availing said township of
Klk of all the bcuellts, power' and privi
leges of hn Act of the General Assembly of tho
State of Ohio, entitled "an Actio Authorize
Counties to Hulld Uiiilronds. anil to Leaso and
Operate the same," passed April 23, 1872.
D. Will .
John N. McLaughlin
U. S. Claypool
J. M. McGillivray
J. W. Delay
I nines Malono
L. Dcs Martin
J. T. Sharp
C. W. Holland
J. W. Bowcu
' Robert Aikln
B. T. Quick
G. W. B i nn ton
M. It. Barnes
K. A. Slsson
L. 1). Barnes
W. 1). Gold
E. N. Barnhill
S. H. Ullom
J. Ira Bell
L. O. PerduO
C. M. Sidmun
C. J. Billinghiirst
Leandor Spraguo ,
C. . Dunkle .
A. W. LUom
Joseph V. Kaler
James B. Johnson
G. W. Holland 1
A. C. ltoss
O. T. Cunning
A. C. Dowd
8. II. Trimmer
Thomas B. Davis
John J. Shoakcy
8. W. Sherwood
H. P. Ambrose
John II. King
Owen D. Hawk
J. 8. Will.
D. C. C-ill ' .
A. W. Brown
John Kent k
George W. Benedict
John P. Dunkle
G. W. Slsson
J. N. Dillon
W. F. Felton
J. S. Huhn .
I). V, ItannnlU
E. P. llothwell
II. B. Mayo
Job W. Lucas " i
G. W. Peareo .
William Hry .
O. W. Pllcher .
V. R. flpragno
J. C. Piigh
A. H. Dowd
C. W. Burnelt "
J. G. Swell and
J. A. Felton
J. G. Swotlund Jr.
D. B. Shivul
Tim! in niTonliinro with said rouuest ft meet
ing of said electors Is hereby called, and a spe
cliu election for said purpose Is hereby ordered
at the usual idaeo of holding election in said
township or Klk, on .
Tuesday, July 23d, 1872,
between tho hours or six o'clock A. v. and six
o'clock p. rf, at which time and place said elec
tors uro requested to vote for or against tho con
struction of the proposed Railroad, tho borrow
ing of the amount mimed as a fund for the pur
pose, and other requests therein made. The opin
ion of said electors shall bo expressed on the bal
lots as follows:
RAILROAD, NO. ,.
Which Ballots shall bo counted and returned
by tho Judgos and Clerks of election as in other
J AM KS B. JOHNSON, i Trustees.
11KNY II Kit HOLD, J
! MORKIS KVANS, Clerk.
June 12, 1872. 5w . .
Estate of William Harrison Black.
THE undersigned has been appointed and
qualified as administrator, with the will
annexed, of the estnto of William Harrison
Black, into oi Knox lownsiup, i inum wuuij,
Ohio, deceased.,. 1XLKS W. FBKEMAN.
Juno .12, lUVt. 8w. , - ,
j No. man can put hi9 neigh
bor's baton the owner's head
properly-. Did yqu ever uo
tiae itV ; ' The owner of the
title "always replaces it 'to suit
himself. " ..
State of Ohio, Vinton County.
Abraham Wilbur, PlflpUfr,;.!; ,
against 1 '
Sobastlan Gosta et, al., Defcnilants.;
In Vinton Comity Court of Cominon Plea. Or
der Sale. , ..
Pursusnt to the command or ail order of ale
issued fiom the Court of Common plcaa of Vin
ton county, and to me directed as' Shoriir, of
said county, I will offer for sale at the door of
tho Court House, In the Town of McArthur,
Vinton county ,'Ohlo, on. . . s . . I f I i ; , :
Monday, the 22d Day of J,uly,r A;, D
" - 't vT't
At thellonrofl o'clock P. M. of !aid datli.
following dcsorlbed lancla and tm(moiits.vi t
uato In Tho County of Vinton(nid state of 01ilo
to-wit: t 'I ; ''m I -1(1.1
Commonclng at tho nbrtli-wese corner Of the
north-east one-half of the rtonh-flost quarter
of Section number thirty,' Township nnmtier
ten (10,) of Range number' seventeen : (ljg
Ihflnce running Bouth within two2) rods of Jo
siah Wilbur'sIiouserthcnceeostUi the. Mari
etta Cincinnati It. R. t thence junalng nortli
catiterly to the soulh-wexd 4our p.UMget
Whltoloti tfieiwe duo north to the Section
linoithenceduo west te the place of beglimiiig:
containing two aoros more or loss, with all the
privileges and appurtenances thereto belong-
Apprslsedal Fifteen Hundred and .Thirty
niree uouaii anil liiiriv-uireeoeuu i,i,u,i.j,ou,)
ond must bring two-thirds of that smu. .
To be sold as the property of Sebastian Gootz
nni niiim-. in .utiniv n xiiiler of sale issued
rrom Hie Court or Common Pleas in favor of
Abraham Wilbur, i ) ..,.' yui
Tekm8 op Salk. ensu in name . .
I j , DANIELBO0Tir,J ,
M.L.CtAKKj Attorney for Plt'ff,;, .-; n '
June 1, 1872-W5-H . ,
ROAD TAX NOTICE.
AUDITOR'S OFFICE, VINTON CO., OHIO,
MCARTHUR, June 12, 1872
NOTICE is hereby given that the
levies have been mado by tho Trustees of
tho Townships named below for road purpose
for tho year 1S72, to-wit: f tr . '
Townships. ( . : j . j ,-, .IM'
-'. i!::'d 'iot-i...::..-:
i ! )'u. ;fii i:') i
1 'on '
Jack son ,
The above Road Tiixea may- bo disohargort by
lnbor on the Public Bonds under the direction
of the Supervisors of tho several Road -Districts
within the time prescribed by law. ' ;
..:)'.. . ' W.'W.'BELFORIV '
June 12, 1872.-8W. . Auditor Vintpn Co. ;-
INTENTION TO BUILD A BRIDGE.
NOTICE is hereby givon, in piirsuanco ol
lw, o( tho intention or the Comnilssiouerg 01
Vinton county, Ohio, to build a '. uiu.i. '
across; ,. K
MIDDLE FORK OF SALT CREEK,
In Harrison Township, near the, residence of
Jonathan Ray, and that , , . f 1 "
Petitions forantl ,- -
The building of the samel will be eonsidered if
men in mo auaicorsuniceoisaiu vvuniy, yn
before ' 1 fl
lIoiKlav, Jiily l.V 1872.
By order of Commissioners. ' ii t
W. W. BELFORD,4
. Auditor ViatonCa,0.
June 10, 1S72- 4w. ,
for new ideas' ' They will learn
with pleasure1 "from' the lips of
ineir parents wuu&.iiuey uccm
it drudgery to study, in '.books;
nnd even if they haq the mis
fortune to be deprived 61 many
educational advantages, they
will grow up' intelligent if they
enjoy in childhood, the p'rivii
lee of listeninef daily' to' the
conversation of intelligent peo
ple." We sometimes jSee par
ents who are the life 'of every
company which they Renter,
dull, silent audJipinteresting
at home auiong their own chil
dren. If they have not mental
activity and mental stored suffi
cient lor both; let the in i first
use what they have ;for their
own household. ) A silent house
is a dull place for young people,
a place from which they ; will
escape if t)iey can. 1 i How much
useful information ou the oth
er hand, is oftea given in pleas
ant family, conversation, "j and
what unconscious bu excellent
mental training in lively fio'cial
argument. Cultivate! 1 to"" the
utmost, all the graces Of '' home
V1 . l UM W.VM. .
How to Quit Tobacco.
' Th6 best thing to hold in ihe
mouth is a' mouthfull ' of '; cold
waterj renewed every, few', 'min
utes. It will take , away ' the
craving for tobacco ' quicker
than anything else, and .is whol
ly' unobjectionable, '"pme
stick is the best of anything, to
chew, but the objection to that
is, and to anything 11 thai; is
chewed, thaV itj Jo verxer'cises
ond .weakens' the ealivarv
glands". ' In quitting the use pf
tobacco, quit at once, ana, nop
attempt to leave oft gradually,
' ; When people' corae to )igb!
words they are pretty' ceirtainj
to use lpwlauguagen j jA f
One woraari in 'the'IIouJe
the Good Shepherd 'St. Luis,
is a carpenter ' and 1 hHhoenia
[From the Ohio State Journal.]
Gallipolis, McArthur & Columbus
Gallipolis, McArthur & Columbus Railroad.
Weftre,.meoeipt pf( several
copies, ;9fj pqmphlet.on'faing
ces on the m ,pf the proposed
G.aVipo.l llcvttiiif tCiCo.
with a very" beautiful 1 ritho
giliphed thap'howiti the geo
I6g1cf;l ferb8srf48e1ctroh3l-',of-' the
raineH-Ul'stYata 'i5Vi'h 16' I'an'd
,thi8i road willtpassjralsos aimnp
showing . the locaL and cont
nehtal 'cbtinectiq fo'twed ' y
.the road ,.e8pecrally , its liuls
wi th the Chesapeake ah.d Qhto,
anil the Mariners' iand Miners'
and' 'North west-traffic.''-' : i
' :( The" report is 'made by .;Wi-1
liam Gngitb,'! Jr. Of .Gallipolis,
to the President, and Dir'ectprs
of the Q-allipolis,' McArthur &
Columbus road, and is a very"
complete, .eipose'bf thefninei-al
wealth lyin contiguous to the
line; 1 ' He gveti a' full n: 'analysis'
of the Various qualities of .iron
oi;e('aitdl coal found iri he:' dis
trict, and also statements aa tp
the1 salt' veins," imdv fhe' linje-
n ! ...iii 11 i.i.i i .: 11 a j . ' .Till
stone audi variegated., marble
deposits. Of the lattef vhe
says: "I have had quarried
samples1 qf tb. ';beautiful ; yp.ck,
and sent' to 'be, polished r at it
'number'; of '.iharble. v'jWorks' i'in
Cmciqnati, .and, Eastern '; cities.
1 have also, had Borne specimens
polished at the marble! "works
of 7,Mes'9rs."'' Miles' ' Reeves. &
Kerr, of Gallipolis. All con-
' '' :'l i 1 .' ' " 1' "
cur in pronouncing uie rocs a
superior .. class of variegated
raarblej very rare in its color,
shade and texture, of iuestima
tie' value for table tops, chim
n ey pieces and all such work."
. But of ourae !.th'e" paramount
obiect in the construction 'of
the Gallipolis, McArthur- and
Columbus railroad is toget, at
the coal and iron ' in v inton,
Gallia, and Jackson ,. counties,
and to form a junction .'with
the Chesapeake and Ohio road
at or near. GaJIipolis, ' pri -the
Qhio. river,; . As . has been ' as
certained by, the Qhio Geolog
ical; Survey' and by the .inves
tigations pOIr. GrifJSith, there
are in. the district' penetrated
by this . road, ' iron.' ; ore", ; coal,
limestone and fire clay through
out the coal measures of that
region, and, in Elk township,
Vinton county, the iron' ore
vein is nine feet thick, and con
siderably Jess. than two ' acres
on the fann6f 7 William Gold
has yielded. ten thousand eight
huhcjrgd ,and eighty'tons of pig
iron, notwithstauding the prinv
itiye way jn which the raining
was cpnduced' The block iron
ore's,. In veins, frnii.8ix.lQ' seven
feet .thick, ar.e as yet l;but : pais
tially .developed,-owing tothe
prejudice f furnace ;i men jhaye
tO them. J,; ,, v j:..;;,! J
' Of coal there are some'.'aix
teeuiveinsj but at present'only
nine, are developed or c, their
thickneB's knowh.;r From : Gal
lipolis to Jjogan the'.'riad will
in reality intersect all the . coal
vein's cropping-on' the ! Appa
lachian coal field.-- Or; ;ini oth
er words it will give ua from
eighteen' to '1 twenty-three feet
of coal 'abcrVe wateflevel, that
will yield from 29,000 to i 37,-i
000 tons, or more Hhan iB00,i
000 bushels'of coal to the acre:
These ficr'ures are based V Upoii
fouf vei us oiily-i-the im estone
veinj uio rauiwuvuo ; vciu, mo
Keystone vein' arid the Lawler
vein.11' The otheW fo'ur - veina
above water.level are biit poor
ly Uevelopcd'ai yet; and noth
iri' definite1 as lo their Hhick-j
u ... . ' . .1.1
ness' is' given to tne ""re
port! v The coal vein3 that 5ar0
frtntKid below the Vater level.
Ort jiabcoori creek; And that! are
at present' Well developed," are
tne jacKSon saaiii coai.' ttuu iuo
Aiithori coal; the Jackson Hill
coal, and HawU or theKacCoon
splint' 'coal; f 'The 'aggregate
fch'f'kneflfl of coal bol6w' water
le vol will range from sc twenty
three to tWGotyfourfetpJ aud
will yield from thirty-seven to
tbirty-eigU thousand icfn? "-ptr
acre. 'i' ..'i ;' 1 " '( ' -'i-w
"In 'coholuding his' report to
the President - and , 'Drcj;ors,
Mr. Gri'lTiith 8ayf?(S .'"The natu
ral advantages on the of f your
railroad, consists of cheap - and
a very Buperior article of coal,
iron ore, limestone and fire jlay
in abundance " 'A densely pop-
ulateoi i farming community,
anxioua v. oi. puouc . improve
ments,, aregion teeming'with
the best'f,citrMh8'm frqm
end of the' line to the 'btlieVw fcr
is as rich an '' agricultural
tdi8trict; su,ch mineral lands
caii.b'e'made',and Is'in;' aV'hierh
state of cultivatian', producing
aii tneiiecessanes pi( lire, , tnai
will ba'sold (a miners,', furnace
men, roiling mux men anu oin-r
er opeianves, ac very low pri-
Lt,li .fi;vi' , 1 ' l; -ii.'
For the information of.those
6f our readers who may 'riot be
conyersaru wi a tne enterprise,
we will 'state' that it Js proposed
Id "build a railroad' rom'.Galli
polis in Gallia countv,' on a di
rect ronte' to McArtnur,' Vin
ton county, arid therice" oh " to
Logan,' Hocking county, where
a connection will he mado w'ith
the flocking . Valleyrroad " to
this city.' 'Thai proposed "Far-
me is auu miueis ruiiiouu, 1 uu
nitig from Urbana to McArthur
" T - T 1 ' 1 ' -I- 1 j
Dy way 01 ljpuaon aua uircj,e
ville, which 'h'm backed by1 a
set of live, energetic men, ; will
also when built be operated' in
connection .with tha Gallipolis
road". ,,,',;;!-, r.f v. .i 'i!
We are told that Vic-Paesi
dent Uoltax does not propose
to take an activ part in the
contest, but will enjoy a season
of relaxation from official duties,
making perhaps two or three
speeches only,. -That will be
enough for Corfrx. 'It wouldn't
be well for him to ' extrt him
self too much We all know
him as a Christian three is
no' necessity for.' a : further
'manifestation.' . '
;'..-The Pulton 111. Journal
1 1 1 . . 1 ' 1 T . ' e .
, Bays inai in tuat vicinity far
mers report the wheat, oats and
grass crop as doing splendidly.
Corn ,is backward. . '1)y:
The : Mineral ; Point Wis.
Tribune says, generally, '' the
crop prospect in thrt section is
gOod. .' Wheat and oats'' look
remarkably well,:. and corn is
coming .on rapidly'.' " "
In the vicinity of Sliddleville,
Michigan, the 1 prospect : for a
good wheat crop were never
better,, and more than an aver
agebreadth was 'sown last' fall,
Spring 'crops" art? ,'. backward,
though oars, corn 'and potatoes
says.winter wheat in, that (Bec-i
tion is- Rooking ' ijeinarkably
promising, ana ac. present tne
prospects are good , for ', for, a
large yield. bpring' yvneat is
a nine oucKvvaru, uuc u is uri.;
usually thrifty nndof.., a V iinfl
color, ' ..',' . ' 1' . . , . .
, Come Into tho garden, Maid, i t ; i tT i
.With a bricVbat and a stone; , .
1 Herel the biggest cat you ever "(awed"-1 J
A-gnawIn' a chlckn bone 1 1 ; ,1 1 i " r.
Run like the mlschlof, Maud, ,
, , ) I'm hero with tho beast alone. ' - .1. -
i -., i:
There has fiillon a heavy shoo " " '
,, 'Front the window into the yard; ;-.r. )
. Maiul has a soft oyo JjIuo, . ; . , . c r
V. But she flings at ; cat awfiil hard.
And she throws o straight and tru' '; -id
.That his vliago is generally marred., "
i.. i tu i-.. :f. . .
V. When anilndiari youtB tall,!
in love he, eiaculates Sch'eni'-i
endanourtichwager,"; nd ex
presses his feelings, ii x1'"1'1
At a" Method ist ' cliurch r v' jn
Troyi 'liT. Y;j on a recent occa
sion, a lady occupied tne "pul
pit,1 arid six young ladies passed
around the contribution boxes."
,, The man yyho can, vary,, his
puvsuit5, an4 has time, for, e
ervthiufirfor bimselu ifor, , his
jrienus aione unuersianus
r The army worm has cpjid
m'enlcd ' its' ravage's ifi'the'
tures of Southern Illinois.
Gallipolis, McArthur & Columbus Railroad. Waking Up.
. Thereare always a clasf of
pedphFwhp "Took -with' evil
createVtt djversity of .opibion.
W hi IS t his eti 3 a reJh'nest
antji tre ,in.f ttt'i ppln '
.theyiW.i.:illy'firft'Tipf,Trt h.M at
the;CiOMt unia vondije aspect of
of opinion jsmpre apt to cre
ate a healthy action, than it is
blbod Intbthebody politic,
and through it is created'acbr
responding activityambjtff all
those in terestedy. aud ualliH are
better satisfied and feet better
affcertbe discussion,? SQM,'it is
withthej present 'condition of
things, fri the. pQu'llcalprldJ
The prese nt 'divei-sity of 'ppiti
ion in the ..Democratic , partyt is
waking up Democrat andey
ery.pne js. ready and anxiops'for
the; coming - Presidential- fight.
There! is hot al.jDemd'cratV.h.ut
who is anxious to defeat Grant.
Upon this 'point, there is.'np'di
vei sity of opinion. -The mode
and mannej )ri' which thisf"end
may be'bTOUgbabout is the
Only' thin'g in which the"1 Dem
ocrats diflferri There areobut
few Pemocrat$ but,what)'i will
pursue such a course f as .they
think" wfill . bring alpou this end.
The, coming coniesit .Will ""no
doubfrJe theinost" excitingf'Jof
any'tha't has been '"witnessed
for the past -Itwenty.o years.'
Political feeling will nttldohbt
become red hot and an immense
vote will , be polled : v Events
will occur in rapid ' succession
that y.jlLmakelmp9ssible for
any man.to kep;but. -pf the
fight; arid instead of an indifier
ence being felt, by "any one,1 all
will be ready to engage in the
strife. . Mart.our . wcrdsy there
will be' blows . to ' give and
blows to take, aud no man . can
remain neutral in the
Now that Grant is nomina
ted,' look out for, head line' ar
ticles in the Grant papers; an
nouncing the immense' reduc
tion of the National;' .debt by
him. . Np credit is given to 1 the
taxpayers; who, by their sweat
and toil, paid the money but
it is all given , to .; Grant, ,who
has not paid a3 much Tas - the
humblest laborer' iri"the."rand,
as all his profits ' as an office
broker are invested 'iii untaxed
government bonds, nd,aiCjbe
eats,:dnnkst arid wears are: ei
th'orpaid for by lihS GbVerfi
ment or presented to him, m
consideration'of offices J confer
red on the donor's. , "'JJj
The be7stV. ,waytl ' to prevent
garden, stuff,' all summer, crops,
and, garxlensj rpm.aqffering
from drouthyi,tq keep ttlieJsoil
mdvinrr Riir nn the soill with
spade, hoe. or j'raKe.i j This pro
duces moisture,-.and relieve? all
plants from'the till ffecta,Tiqf
hot and dry weatheif;
wesfern'says tbd prospect for a
fine harvest was never 't better
in that vicinity, Wheat and
oats are: already several inches
high' arid look green and Ith'rif
tv." Corri is'couiinet'up finely
grass is very' luxuriantand the
indication at b'flattering foil an
abundance of fruit; -rir
a Corp torI replant ' fiKdAU hh
taken frohrtho butt1 of th9 ear.
All bbaerf ant vrfjirmer8 J kriq
that 'they should have late1 jM-
leri'fdrlate issdebf 'silk! that
wUiclif-mi out7 our' cbrir' cfopl
The com from'the butt oP the'
fli h- iir.rr 7--T7Z V? ri
The Allegan Mich.J Jpurna
eays thatheat m that vicinity
has be9n greatly benefited .by
the la't6"ainl 'tna'.man'y; fields
promlso to yield' from twenty
flve,io forty1' bushed per acre.
flourishing, ftougtf 'thelfbug3
have "put 'm 'an ' appearance.
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