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J. W. liOWKV, lidltni'iiml I'ubtlulicr
JleABTIITJtt, OHIO - SlU'TKMniCUS, lfrtS.
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HOX, .WUM.U ALLEN.
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For IJuut'ii.iul-lJ u k't'i'ii
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'l'orJmige of the Supreme Court,
II., .Ct TinTAN, fuNO TKK.U.J
C. II. ffcitlBNUB, -'(SIIOKT TEUM.)
-. . I'priTroipMirer of State,
.. f!EQ. VEIMKU,
til' SI.' MM IT.
For Comptroller of the Tronniiry.
... .: JA$. IC. NEWCOMER,
, ' OF M A1UOX. .
For Member of ISoiuvl or Public Work,
! 1 OHMS. SCIIUNCK,
t.-i fi,- Or MEIICUH, 'f. i.' ,
"( ' For Common IleiM AitlRe, :
.t PORTER: DirJIApAVAY,.
Democratic County Convention.
The Democratic Central Committee of Vin
ton County, do hereby onll n !' i
DELEGATE t Ot NTV COXVKXTIOX.
To be hclil lit the Court House,-1!!! Mr Arthur,
Monday, September 8, 1873;
At lo'elocc p.m. of that ilayi'fortiie'fiuriKiiie
of Solsctiug cniidiilales for Hie, following .(utili
ty oftlaoi, to bo voted for on 'thi second "tWn
il.vofOectobcrne.t, to-witf .'
Itepresoututive, j I'roiccntin(j A ttorney,
Auditor, I loiiiinissionyrj
SELECTION OF DELEGATES.
The Democracy nnd nil pcrsoiu. ol'tne. sev
eral Township of Vinton county Alio are op.
paaodto tin' Ibiifniiit nliu.'d ut t!i (Irani Ad;
iiiiuUtrntion, will, tlu'ivlorciiiect nt the u-'ti:il
phlceof holding i lections UicitIii, on
, Saturday, Sept. (j, 1S73,
Between the Injurs of S nitd'U o'clock r.
u., and elect dole;;;i!is lo ivprc-ent the Town -.hip
in said Convention,
The ratio of representation js one delegate
for every twenty-flvo votes cnit for Aiuill:t
Wiley for Secretary of State, in ItZi, and one
delegate for every fraction of twelve votes.
The following Is the number of delegates to
which the govern) Townships are respectively
Klk ... list
Harrison . 71
k tjrle - - - Hi
I liuton -. 101
SO, NO. Nil.
Hi:i,H. ' '' VOTE. DELS
.s , sw an . - . mi , a
Vinton - - llh
Madison - vtll
Hi own - - in.',
IvIlOX r - - ,7J
will tran liii't Mich oilier
husluuss as may come befure it.
The honest men of every cla.-s, w iilioiit ie
(fard to parly immos or past diffi'i'unces, lire
earnestly invited to ujiito. with tis on terms of
perfect cipiality In the stmxyle, to put a stop
to the usurpation, minute, Hnlnry-jrrabbiiij
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.1. W. HdWKX, Den:.
C V. WARD. I tun.
V. S.C1,Al'OOT.K, Com.
SELECTION OF DELEGATES. J. W. BOWEN, Ch'm.
W. BELFORD, Sec'y.
THE M'ARTHUR ENQUIRER
lav the Cumpiiig-n
For 25 Cpiits!!
11.. ir. ... t.- . . ... . . .
jiKuuvriHurii'iiiirfr win lie sent to cam
paign subscribers din ing the campaign, or for
By this means nan h (food may be done for
the cauao of Democracy and Kcform.
Get up lists at every I'o.-t-oilicp, and In ev
er Bcliool district, as (lie .Vi Arllmr Euiit.'rrr
will advocato the cause of the people, the
furmers, mechanics and laboring nicu, against
the Lack salary grahhei-s and the oilicial
thieves who arc eating out the sultanre r
the worklnu pcoule.
William Allkx ucver soiled his
hands with ill-gotton gains in pul
lic or private life. .
The Lancaster EwjU says in
statesmanship Noyes hears that re
lation to Alliox, that a, mole hill
does to a mountain.
There is a plentiful lack of wit
in the strained efforts of the Cin
cinnati Gazette to be funny at the
expense of Major Allen.
It is urged against the Hon.
William Allen by Radical papers,
that he is of "the old school." It
ya8, a good school and produced
The Republican party in Ohio
has summoned Mohtox as their as
sistance. It will presently cv
' ami it will '
P'.jtler is the Administra
tion, candidate for Governor
Massachusetts. Butler is the
fnr.lipr of the Salary Grab. That
explains the cause.
The cruel wars in Spain and Cu
ba still go on. The people of those
countries can't agree to govern
themselves, and they won't let any
body else govern them. So they
in a very bad way.
' The Constitutional' Convention
having adjourned to meet in Cin
' clnnatl, December 2, 1873, "Litenen
' Calkulatcr" Wells, who voted
,' the adjournment, and who misrep
resents Vinton county, aristocrat
ically, lives at his home in Jackson,
'Ohio. Happy "Kalkulator!"
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Ik sure nnd read the platform
adopted by the Ohio Democracy
" Columbus, on the (1th inst., to
: found in another part of this
per.,; ,H is a platform for tho peo
: pie; it extends the hand of fellow
.ship to the Labor' Unions of
' country nnd endorses the National
Labor Convention at Cleveland.
Morton and Noyes at Athens.
It was for the want of time and
space that we did not speak of the
tin eo. or four thousand men, women,
and children who went to Athens,
on Saturday, August 23rd inst., to
hear l'.. S, Senator Moutox, of In
diana, ;t Salary Oralilwr, aii'l K. F.
Xiivks, tfic Radieul cainlidati- l.ir
(tovi'iui;'( who, w i.ilt- IVnli.itc
.Iim!'', ( Ileal;'.'!!' tin.- .widows ai I or
phaiis of Kaiiiilton I'oiiuly out of
tliiilvcii tliousauil d.illni's, spenk
two or three hours. Mokton read
his piece while sitting on a stool, to
the crowd. Noyes shot his oil'
standing. During the reading of
hit piece, Mokton was called upon
for an explanation of his relations
to the salary grali. His reply was
the inost pitiful example of cheap
pettifogging we have ever noted. .
He informed the meeting that he
had not taken his share of the steal
and never expected to; that after
the passage of the bill he consulted
with his colleague.,; Mr. Tuatt, and
they agreed that the back -pay prin
ciple was not sound', niuVtliat there
fore they would not take -the pay.
It will be noted that Mr. Mokton
does not deny that he advocated
and voted for the measure,-because
he does not dare do so, the fact be
ing on record that he was one of
the strongest "supporters of the
steal; but afterwards that is,
when the popular. denunciation of
the rascally piece of business grew
so loud and general that Mr. Mor-
ton got scared he ascertained, by
consulting Mr. Pratt, that the
principle was not sound. Will any
intelligent, candid man be deceived
by such talk as this? Rut this is
not all. Mr. Mom-ox knows as well
as anybody, tliat the fact of fiis not
having taken his 'jiay does not re
lieve him in the slightest dcree of
the odium. The money has been
placed tu his crodit, and it is as
much his property at this moment
as though he had it in his pocket,
or on deposit in a bank from which
he could check it out at will. There
can be no question about this.
Had lie desired to be honest in this
matter, he would have at once cov
ered back the amount into the
Treasury, but he had nut done this,
and because ho has not done so, it
a fair inference that he does ex
pect to draw it at owc time, des
pite his declaration to the contrary.
The apology of Mr. Morton for
those of his conferees who had the
bad courage to defy public senti
ment and take the money will not
amount to anything with the jieo-
pic wno understand that conscience
has nothing whatever to do with
the matter in the
these fellows. It may be remark
ed, however, that if possible the
most brazen and defiant of those
who took the steal are less ropre-
liensilile and contemptible than
Morton and some others like him,
who add cowardice, snbteifuge and
falsehood to their criminal rascali
ty in advocating and voting for the
robbery. Mr. Moirrox has with
drawn his engagements in Ohio.
It is well for his party that he did,
for the people of this State can
have no toleration of a man so man
ifestly lost to every sense of honor
and moral duty. Nevertheless, he
has left his stain, and all the soph
istry to his party friends will not
avail to wipe it out. Morton's ap
pearance in Ohio will lose thous
ands of votes to the Grant party,
ami we are sorry that his remaining
appointments in this State have
Noyes, who wants all the boys to
vote for him for Governor the seo
ond time, also entered in I
analysis of tho salary p-" nr.
which he deuou'" .abbnslu'egg
in both par''' ..ccd -unsparingly
repeal r" an nc u'.gcs the
,i the increased 'salary law
. the next ' Congress. . Morton
must have felt happy.whilo' sitting
by and hearing Noyes- denounce
hiin as a thief.
We had an interview with Mr,
Bundy on Monday night, on the
(inestion ot increase ol salary, lie
says he does net intend to accept
anv increase of salary until the
meeting of Congress, and then he
will vote for the repeal of the law,
We never had nny doubt what
That is very pretty talk, Mr
Standard, but it is not satisfactory
It is true that Hon. II. S. Bundy is
drawing bis salary ns member of
Congress, under the Salary Grab
Law of last March, at the rate of
$G25 per month $7,500 per year,
He has to take $625 per month, or
take nothing. He cannot draw his
salary under the old law. The sal
any law is an entirely new one, and
our legal friend of the Standard
ought to read it carefully, and he
will soon find that Mr. Bundy, a
though ho took no part in Its pass
age, can stay at homo and run his
two furnaces, assist in managing
tho Athens Lunatic Asylum, and
attend to other business, and draw
$G25 each month. Come right out
on this matter squarely, Mr. Sland
ard. Yon made no apology for John
T. Wilson, and Whv should you
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I dodge about in this case?
That Extra $100,000.
...Once in awhile a Radical at
tempts to apologize for Grant'
signature to the Salary Grab Bill
which increased his salary to $137
per day, and the salary of each
Congressman to $7,500 per year
Mt it lie reinoiniKTi'U ov every vo-
tr of Vinton county when th"V
to the polls on Tuesday, October
14, 187i', and are asked to vote I'm
any man who embiiht-s ih. Ineiva.-
.'vl Salary Hill and Grant's olllcia
coiidnct,tliat hud he votoc 1 the bill
another bill would have failed to
pass, and his salary and the sala
rics of Congressmen and all othc
ofllees could not ha'e been iiKivus
ed, as the Constitution strictly
provides against a raise during tli
term a l'resuient may lie serving
Grant perfectly understood litis
nnd consequently ho made sure ol
an extra hundred thousand dollars
by promptly afllxing his name to
one of the most corrupt measures
over attempted by any Congress.
That such conduct on the part of
the President of the great United
States 49-most humiliating to the
people, we admit, but it is true, nev
erthelcss, and there is no use in at
tempting to conceal it. It won'
down. Vote njrainst every Rcmib
lican in the future who voted for
Grant and his Congressmen last
[From the Portsmouth Times.]
It Hurts—Let the Galled Jade
Noyes made a violent assault up
on the Cincinnati Enquirer in his
speech Tuesday evening, rending
from it a series of articles showing
that Radical politicians are striving
to hold otlice, notwithstandingtheir
corruptions and extravagance, on
account of the bloody battles and
the wooden legs nf the soldiers'.
The Governor charged that the
paper mentioned was sneering at
the woundod soldiers. Every
body knew better, and the reading
thereof was unprofitable.
But Noyes has si personal griev
ance, and this was the motive for
the assault. The Cincinnati JJn
ijuirei has been showing up ig
jucrcancd cabin- while he was "pro
am Judge of Hamilton tou.ity. It
linn published evidence establish-
the fact that whik' holding that
ftlee he had charged $1:1,52
more fee than he was entitled to.
does not like to have such
transactions made known just now,
and grows indignant at the journal
that dares expose them.
The Radicals held what they
chooe to call a Judicial Conven
tion, at Portsmouth, last week. In
stead of giving Judge W. K. Hast
ings of Jackson, the nomination,
they "trumped up'' fUite a large
and nominated Thomas Cher-
inotox, of Irontou. This sub d v's
of the district is entitled to two
Judges. One should reside in one
the river counties, and the other
the back woods counties, The
counties are now very ably
represented by Judge J. J. Harper,
we hope the people in not only
back woods but in the river
counties will see that we are to be
represented in the future lv Por
DcIIadwav. Let us have an
equal division of the sub division
Equal and exact justice to all coil"
mwever, is never t)v un Jjeinu
the salary 'Cd of chanting
. . 1 Y..-...t.
steal,' g'aD UH il l"1"
v.ft(( - e it is a Republican steal.
'' . originated by Bex. Butler,
uc leader of the Republicans in
the House; championed th rough
the Senate by Mat Carpenter.
Upnnblicin. The following table
shows the power of the Republican
party n Congress that passed the
SENATE..JH) Jlepublican Majority
HOUSE. ..25 Jlepublican Majority
TOTAL. .55 Republican majority.
THE PRESIDENT WHO AITROVKD AND
SIGNED THE SWINDLE.
ULYSSES S. GRANT.7teuMV.
The nomination of J. G. Free
man, by the Democracy of Scioto
county, in their late Convention,
for Representative, was a recogni
tion of the farmers, and should
meet tho hearty approval of the
farmers of all parties in the county.
No more capable or efficient man
than Mr. Freeman could have been
found to fill that place on the tick
et, nnd the votes of nil the farmers
and laborers Bhould. bo cast for
him. He is an honest, iinright, and
sound business man, and, if elected,
will fill the position with honor.
A. J. Reynolds, late Sheriff of
Athens county, was arrested at
Memphis, Tcnn., last week, by N.
Warren, present Sheriff of that
county, and now sleeps nnd reflects
in the Athens jail. 'Never will he
run again independent for Sheriff
of old Athona! No, indeed! When
the Messenger wants another inde
pendent rnau, it must look else
J ' '' ' - ' ' ' ' '
."Which will be1'
Viid the member oE C 'oni-ess from the Seventh
j. cordial hivitat ion is ex(4nded to all Aiu wo aid
BEAR W iTN ESS AGAIN ST
Tim ('Pj-iutT Momnr.K iuauds.
AGAINST ALL KINDS OF COKUl'l'TlGX.
A.nd against nXl that wrongs the farmer, the Me
chanic, the '.Business Man, and the? people gene
icdly. Let the old and the young- come. Let the
man of business
and large delegations. Let the Ladies grace the
mee ting by their
A KM! ETHUSIASTIG DEMONSTRATION
That the word may go tor ill that
appreciates! lie compliment paid her by the nomi
nation of an eminent Farmer Statesman for Gov
flu Mcirthr it Zaleski Buss Buu
Will enliven the occasion with
of rn IK
PEOPLE OF VINTON COUNTY,
addressed by our
United States Sena (or,
i.'4 - -- -
and leisure come
presence. Le t all, -join to make it
noble and elo
come in small
Wertl a ni Beauty.
WOOD'S HOUSEHOLD MAGAZINE
AMI TUP. I'llltMO
llnvinir control of I lie iniiifiiillrciit Oil,
CIIHOJIO, YO SIJM1TK, we are nlile to of
fer il roiiiiiliiittlnii or lltcriirv nnil tiru.-m-work
of itciiiiiiie worth, nnil nf iii'Icch uinnu-
This lino copy of n piece of Nutiirn'ii ierm
col. work, in not prcM'iiteJ in the iiHiinl llinitcil
tyle It illincntioiiH, MxiO, milking a picture
of very ilenlrulilo nl.e, In Itself
An Ornnineiit to the Itooni
graceil liy it prencncc. ' ' '
Rut fowcipiun nf thin lienutil'iil ( limmo will
lie nllowed to go the retail ujonw, ami tlione
H ill ho Hold ut their
ACTIUJ. HKT All, I'ltlt'K, ,K, '
While If ordered In connection with mir Mag
azine, liolli will bv furnished for
A Premium tho plrlnro ninv linolitnlnud
iiyHcnilinr m two KiihlcrlptlimR for Uia jilairn
zlnaut)MXI each, or hy mihncrlhluK for the
MiiKntlne two yearn In advance, at il.UO pur
WOOD'S HOIHKIIOLI) MAGAZINE,
S.K. SUITES, Piilj. New burg, If . Y,
Mfisic ! !
PIANOS. ORGANS, HELODEOHS.
H'I'KINSVA V'l ) ii itn, iicltiiMWleillfi'il null
vnllcd. .1. I', II A IIIIIS & CD'S,, I'iiiiiun, polllvcly,
the litiHt medium priced pin tint mil lu.
1IACON CARItlH, ifuod mid very cheap.
SMITH'S American OrKiiiiH.llimmly Inhlni
nicnl lined hy Mr. Philip I'liiillpn, In hlfwniX
tour tlimiiitli Ivurope.
Hl'ANIi'SOi'KiuiH, cllcliriili'd fur lliclr puri
ty nnil power of tone
We are offerlinf the above liiMli iiinenU from
ten to II ft ecu percent.
Lower fo Cash,
lliiiil thev can b purclnmed iiIkowIiuih. Call
rtniTw'e uiiatgiirreiildenco, oraddrem im by
letter. Wk (Jiiarantkk Stiskaotion.
M.B. BAnNKS. Apcnt.
July 0, ISTU-Sin. McArtlnir, O.
If for Sale.
STEAM FLOURIVQ HILL.
At Znleskl. Vinton coi.nlv. Ohio, on the Ma
rielln Dliic.lnniiti rniliond, with .Mill Ynrd
of one acre, nud with all the nci'CNsary ninclil
erv fur ( ruTusi ami Mkikmiant Woiik. AIkh,
twoHcres of laud, ndloiuliii' the Mill Yard.
iiiion which Is a K"d DwelliiiK Home, cuii-
i it I ii I ii K iiiii",a M'ii, i,iHtei ii,viisu-noiiKo,
Stnhlo nud niher conveuienccH, with (ii'iiien
unci nil KIIHIHOI 1' I III i. AM
l'ouTAiii.E Steam Saw Mill,
Now located mile from Hope Furnace KU
Hon. OiiiIIoh fioin .aleski.iimlciittliiir from 4.-
Oij tofi.liijO ft, of Lumber daily, and anet lor line
Hiilllcieiit to niiiko HiHMHl fuel of lumber: Iwo
two-home Te.'uiiM, liiti'iieiM ami WiiKoim coin-
plute, cniniei'Uid Willi I lie Mill, Aaii,
100 Acres of Land,
Situated In U'lndilnxloit county, Iowa, (I Milieu
from it milium), with Dwelling limine, anil
all iiit huililinun: uu ncren nf which are In
proved ; I liiicntono noil, near to Umber, a very
iieHiraniii property, ,mi uuo, uinr.it rr.n-
The Flouring Mill anil Saw M 111 are in K'xmI
rminiiiK order, and doing a very prolltahle
iniDiuw.ci . ! .
All ilf'nuld propunr Vr lit lie told at low pli
nen, tovothcr or ncparnte, the whole or (in
liiilf intercut In the wild Povlnble Saw Mill.
TERMS: one-third ennh, and the remainder in
puvimintn to milt Ilia puri'lia.iir.
Thl I. a rare chiinno for one or twoonei uct
ie, inun to niiiko money. Satinrnctory rcnwin.
given for wanting torell, F. Hit All kh,
T July lid, ira-lf Zalekl,0.
Invites Attention of Buyers of Vinton . County,
Htnti'onn.i'.y, Wall Paper unci
COUNTY SEAT OF VINTON COUNTY
li-oin IMcAvtlivir to Ilamden,
Is being .agitated, but the excitement over this is not. half so
great as the announcement that
- . ... . . entire 'stock of
III order to run it
for ii. iMMHXSK
TO SEP 1:1.' S. I LTJ HIST, has re
CONTINENTAL WOOD COOK,
TH! 027L7 STOVE UiBZ WITH
SLIDING OVEN DOORS.
Patented Feb. 2 and Sopt. 21, 1809,
onse Eur nishiiiLT Goods!
1 1 U slock nf en 'IK I Nil STOVES U not nurpa.cd bv nnv Hloro ouUlde ol'lhe cltlcn. Those
wiliiu;r to mI, up Iiihimi keeping, will llnd everything tl'iey need to CumUli u kitchen, lie
h;is giciilv liicu'iicil liicilltics for tlm niuniilnciui e of tinwnie, nnd will lill oideiH from a
ilMunic nt , WlloLEAI.K t'llll' II KS. hunlei will lind it to their ailvnnlnge to puri'hiue
win e of him.
Spouting mid Hunting done with nentiiesK nnd dlspiitch. All kliiiln of K II I'l l' ( A NS for
wile, mid the bent SEALING WAX In the market. Denim to call on him befoie purchasing
elsewhere. 'I'ho dooin East of the 1'ont-ollice.
July 811, IKTl-if. J.S. Ht'IlN.
THB POPULAR MUSIC HOUSE OF THE WEST.
D. 1:1. BALDWIN,
158 West Fourth Street, CINCINNATI, OHIO.
DECKER BROTHERS' CELEBRATED PIANOS,
Incomparable in Workmanship, Mateliless in Tone.
Tho Favorite Valley Gem Pianos.
The only popular medium-priced Piano;
well and thoroughly made,
AND OTHER STANDARD PIANOS.
THE UNRIVALLED ESTEY ORGANS,
For Parlor, C?kurck or Library,
THEY POSSESS POWER, SWEETNESS AND VARIETY,
AND, ARE UNEQUALLED FOR DURABILITY.
Of all styles and prices. Second-Hand Instruments taken in
exchange for new ones, ; -; ' ,
EST Low Prices for Cash. Easy payments, or rented so the
rent will pay for them. s Send for circulars. : ; '
J. S. HULICK is our traveling Ajjjent for Vinton county. Ad.-
IV t i o n s.
is being offered
. . . i ' ... . i
a ."Fraction of Cost!
.f in tlic next sixty days, ; to make room
STOCK, In ! opened in SepteinliCT.
JiHJX W. W"iLOX,
To the Dodge Build
ing's East of the
. is closing
STOCK OF HARDWARE
At Graat Bargains, With
a View of
MAKING A SPECIALTY OF