S. W. BOWKN, Editor and l'nbllslier.
Uc ARTHUR, OHIO, DECEMBEIl 24, 1SI3.
State Librapun. The name of
Hon. II. B. Mato, Probate Judge of
Vinton county, will bo presented to
Governor Allen, for appointment
to tho position of Stato Librarian.
Wo can say that not a more honest,
intelligent, and worthy gentlemen
could be found in the Stato for that
position, than Judge Mayo. ;
Neal, Congressman, from this
district, bolted tho caucus nomina
tion for Speaker of tho House. He
!, . recollected tho rap given him by
the Vinton county sovereigns, and
v did t desire to cast a vote for a man
, against whom there was even a sus
That rap was just tho making of
. L. T. It was given in the right
timo too; but we do not know
whether Lakrt will ever forgive ns
for it, neither do wo care. We had
just one more rap prepared for him
: in case he went "in" any further,
for salary grabbing but ho appears
O0 De. n favor f tuc repeal of the
R, A. Hqward Chief Engineer
bf jaGallipolis, McArthur & Co
i lumbft5Eailroad, is now engaged
- in running the location line from
. McArthur to Vinton Station. He
has run a beautiful curve from a
short distance north of the steam
mill around tho south side of
Brown's hill to the residence of
John Lowbey. Tho line passes
through the old orchard cast of the
grave yard and eleven feet east of
tho late residence of John Ooan,
near the old brick yard, and crosses
Main street about forty feet
cast of the old Scioto & Hocking
line run by the late II. C.Messengek.
A lot of scrapers were de
posited at tho crossing on Main
street on Monday morning last,
and another lot were removed to
that portion of the line south of
Vinton Furnace, work having ceas
ed near Karnes'.
Work was commenced between
tho steam mill and Main street
In another part of this paper we
print a letter from W. H. Langley,
President of our railroad. It is
such a letter as we are pleased to
read. The agreement between the
Gallipolis, McArthur & Columbus
Railroad Company and the Vinton
Furnace Coal and Iron Company
and their lessees Bancroft & Son,
for $70,000, has been completed.
In that amount the 2ij- miles of
railroad now in use between Vinton
Furnace and Vinton Station is in
cluded. The money subscribed by
that company is to be expended in
tho construction of the lino- south
of Vinton Furnace. President
Langley has spent days, weeks and
months in this enterprise, and has,
at lastj'reached that point where all
uncertainties are at an end. He
means business, not only the busi
ness of building the cheapest rail
road on tho American continent,
but to bring business to McArthur.
We have only room to say; oncour
ngo him in the good work; pay
your subscriptions; do not wait for
your neighbor to pay, but pay
yourself, because moro thau 100
men and teams will soon be at work
on tli line.
Will the Democratic editors who
have expressed such great delight
over tho conviction of their late
"Boss," Tweed, who now occupies
a cell in the Penitentiary on Black
well's Island, inform their readers
why it was they reviled the New
York Times for its exposure of
Tweed's corruptions? Tho Demo
crat press with one acclaim pro
nounced tho revelations of the
Times concerning the robberies of
the great plunderer and his horde
of thieves as false and infamous,
and tho outgrowth of partisan mal
ice. Their virtue comes late.
And whilo they are about it had
they not better also toll why they
elected Tweed to the State Senate
of New York by ten thou
sand majority after everybody ad-
No one believes that tho editor
of tho Standard is an ignoramus,
but he makes some tcrriblo and
even stupid blunders sometimes.
Surely ho knows that Tweed was
nominated for the. State Senate in
1872 by.tho Gkantites and elected
by them. And n majority of the
members of that Senate, were
Grantites, and they admitted
Tweed to his scat, even "after
everybody admitted that ho was a
tbicf." What would the adminis
tration do without tho tribe of
thieves now in ofllce? Tho Stand-
ard editor ought to brighten up
his memory a little and put on a bet
tor pair of specs and ho cap sco
many greater thieves than Tweed.
Perhaps it would be best for tho
Athens Messcngct to say as little
About thieves as possiblo during
this panic. .
A Yankee and his Dog Useless on
the Big Blue.
B. G. earned a few hundreds as-a
young market garducr on Cape
Ann. Ho then went West, bought
a quarter section on long credit in
Plymouth, a Congregational Colony
in Nebraska, on the Burlington &
Missouri River railroad.
Returning home ho found the
farming tools and tho household
furniture of himself and four other
settlers weighed six tons. He
chartered a ten ton car for no more
than six tons of freight would cost.
Ho put on board Maine lumber,
bought one-third cheaper than in his
future home; an old anvil that cost
him a dollar, a blacksmith's bel
lows given him by an uncle, a stout
second hand buggy, etc., etc. In
Iowa ho bought horses and drove
his buggy from there.
Food and shelter he obtained at
, - . i i i
a homesteader s wiiiie no Dime
prairie and built his house.
Rigging his bellows and anvil in
a sod enclosure, ho sharpened his
own plow shares and his neighbors',
thus saving timo and making mon
ey. Many a clever fellow is no
blacksmith, but B. G. is both. Du
ring last winter ho visited the East
to procure various luxuries, aud
above nlla wife, with whom die rc-Q
LUliiVlL Ail 1'lUlV.lll J. A. 1.7 V1U iuuuvi
ho sowed with wheat, and planted
the new with corn. All through
tho drizzling May -rains he kept on
plowing, declaring they helped the
horses moro by softening the earth
than they hurt him. He already
has a grove of trees and a kitchen
garden. He keeps a dog to guard
his wife, but calls his name, Useless.
Such a typical Yankee his suc
cess is as sure as a cat's striking
on her feet, however you throw her.
Ten thousand such men enter Ne
braska every year. They are at
tracted thither because there tlie
free farms help them most to make
tho most of themselves. They
would not fail any where; but there
their chances are best.
To Mexican War Veterans.
There will be a meeting of the
surviving soldiers of the Mexican
War, at Bridgeport, Belmont coun
ty, Ohio, on Tuesday, 23rd of De
It is earnestly requested that ev
ery soldier who can will be present,
as business of importance to each
will be transacted. The presence
and hearty co-operation of all. is,
therefore, sincerely solicited.
Convention will meet at 2 P. 31.
Turn out coinrads, answer at
"Roll call," stir up the camp fires
and let us have a plcasaut re-union.
All letters of inquiry and other
communications addressd to J. 31,
Todd, Bridgeport, Belmont county,
Ohio, will receive prompt attention.
Any who cannot attend will confer
a favor by furnishing J. 31. Todd
his address at one.
Will a friendly press please pub
lish. Wm. Nelson, 3Iajor Loring,
Jno. 3Iiller, Capt. Carlin,
J. 31. Todd, Capt. Jno. Baggs,
John Con well.
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rJpHE CINCINNATI GAZETTE
A Paper of Established Reputation,
AlUI'TUp TO THH '
Fireside, Farmer, Mechanic, '
Tho coming year promises to bo nn eventful
onu in politics. Leading questions are to be
met and decided, and above nil it is to be de
termined whether the Itepublican party shall
be nurircd of all its ohloctloiiahla features and
retained In power, or .whether the Uovorn-
meut shall bo suffered to fall into tho hands of
the old Democratic organization. The new
party movement which brought out lloraco
Greeley for the Presidency in 1872, anil showed
Itself feeblo In Ohio and Now York in 1873, has
failed utterly. It has assisted In restoring to
lite the Demor.ratlo part v. but it is now en
tirely out of (be Held of politics, and thero nro
but two organizations before the comitn Ite
publican ami Democratic. In view of this
tact tho Gatette holds:
1, That tbo restoration of tlio Democratic
party to power would bo a national calamity.
It is the same now that it was in lHoil, when
the Missouri Compromise was repealed and
the fugitive slave law adopted; the sume as it
was in 1HW, when the great rebellion was or
ganized; tlio same ns H was from lHIOtolSUII
when, ns a party it sympathized with thereb
els. Tho results of tbo war h vo not been ac
cepted by it in good faith. t owes a debt to
Us Southern friends, which if nnid would en
tail a heavy burden upon tlio nation. It
would pay for tho emancipated slaves, aud a
sunio part of tho expenses Incurred by tno
South in its efforts to destroy the Government.
It is essentially a corrupt party. Wherever it
has powor it snuiiudors and stents. Tbo
Tammany ring is an illustration of Democrat
ic, rule, in New i ork millions were stolen by
Democratic olllcials, aud to this day not one
of the thieves has been punished.
S. The Oatette holds that in so far as (ho
Republican party has erred, It should bo re
formed, in order that It mnv bo wortliv of its
great missions. It is tlio party of the people.
It Is the party of freedom. Itis progressive,
it 1 not tied to the past nor tlio present, but
learning as it progresses, it is capable of
grasping mu miure, umpping wnntever ine
nation has outlived, nml taking hold of every
measure of reform which exneriencn nuiv Ikivk
demonstrated ns Just nml In the line til' pro
gress. To this end every dead weight must be
dropped. To land grant Jobs, rnllreiiM mo
nopolies, salary gratis, hint extravagant appro
priations there must be a stop, und ltepulili
ciins, however high they may have stood;
however much they may have done for the
party and the country, who havo connected
themselves with schemes offensive to an hon
est public, must bo ordered to tho rear. No
man is deserving of a position in tho Repub
lican party w no noes inn sinmi auove suspic
ion, or who uses a position of sue red trust to
advance private Interetts. Tlio Republican
party can not stand unless it commands tho
respect and conlldenco of tbo people. In order
mat it may nave uotn, iisnotiiu oo cioroiigli
lv purged, aud to that end the Otittlte will
duvoto its best efforts, having In view the im
portance of continuing in power the great
party which bus a name second to none in the
pages of American history.
a. The farmers' movement Is an honest one,
Mid it has our syuiVathy, und will havo our
siiii)ort, Wo do not recognize it ns a polilic.nl
party. It docs not claim to be such, but it has
jirlnclvles which wo desiro to see engrafted
Into itepublican platforms, nml it includes
measures which wo shall labor to bnvo carried
out by the ltMpublicnn party.
4. The nations suffers from intemperance.
This Is ono of tho great evils of tho (lav. It
may not bo Mipprexsed bv prohibitory laws,
but. so far ns practicable-, legislation should
be directed against thu traffic, in intoxicating
drinks. Tills end is attainable through the
Republican parly, mid we call upon temper
ance reformers to (brow their influence in
Ibis direction, rather than fritter It away
through Fcpnrnte political organizations.
B. So called organs of public. opinion that de
serted the lieniiblican niirtviu 1872 und loinnl
tho opposition, are dangerous guides, and me
to ue itvonieii, not loiiowen. our onservation
In that the faction that controlled tbo CI if-in-
nnti convention in 1H72. and now makes the
loudest professions of honesty, is ninth) up
mainly of men who brought disgrace upon the
ltemiblit an nartv. and linvhnr Inxt ui;millmr
because of their bad habits, are now seekingn
inn- u in nuiuu iiunj mot w in recognize ineiii
a The llnnneial questions is ono of nara-
moimt importance. lixtreines nro to be
iivonied. r-pccio payments are in tho future.
Contraction at mesent. would lin iliaiwrrnou
Kxpansion would also bo destructive. Tho
"ict nione policy is i lie liest one. The na
tional bank act needs to bo nnioiided in or
der that those Institutions mnho operated
in the hit crests of Hie industrial classes rather
than In tho Interests of gigantic speculators
and stock and mercantile gamblers. A return
to specie payments is to be kept in view, but
fliisciin not bo brought about until tho coun
try is ready for it. The develonnicnl. nt nnr
country is ready for it, 1 ho development of
our resources is tlieoiiv suro road toaspecio
currency, if attention shall be wiselvdirei't
ed to this point, and wo shall avoid forced
contraction ou one bund and reckless expan
sion to tho other, specio pavnients will follow
In duo time.
The general character of the Cincinnati
Casttte is so well known that it needs no
explanation. Whilo it is a Republican paper,
it asks no favors of (hose in power, and it
is independent in that it fearlessly exposes,
abuses, whether inside or outside of the liarlv,
with which it acts. It nicogulzcH no poli il
eal friendship for men who lietrav their
trusts, nor will it seek to cover up or apul
ogize for abuses Hint ought not to exist in
any part worthy the support of (ho Ameri
can people. As a newspaper, it acknowl
edges no superior. Its value as nn agriciil
lurid paper is recornized bv practical fur
mors, thousands of whom exchange their
views through Its columns. As a commer
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ton county, Ohio, to liullil a covered
llltlOUK WITH BTONH ADUTMBNTB,
Acrom Illg lluccoon Creek, at tlio crossing of
Uiu Xnlcukl ami Piiekanl'ij mill HoikI, near
tlio Zaluskl Hieani Mill, lu Mailfson township,
J'elitlom for ami Itenionntrancet Against the
Of tlio snmo, will lie conslllereil If lllml In tho
Auditor's ollico of until county, on or before
Monday, December aytli, 1KI8.
liy onlor of tho O'ominisiilonors.
. W. W. HKLKOIU),
Amll tor Viutou County, O,
Decembers, ltfl).4t. , .
Como and examine them and satisfy yourself that I sell nt the prices
I advertise. Having; just received a LARGE STOCK, bought during
the panic for cash, when cash was SCARCE.
I Positively defy competition, and Challenge any
Merchant in Ohio to Compare Prices
"No Trouble to
It Is trouble to show them, hut wo cheerfully and will
be glad of tho opportunity, for when you
see my goods and prices, you aro
suro to buy.
WHEELER and WILSON Sewing Ma-
c hi ncs,
Which I Will Sell at iGO OO Each, Itegru
larl?ric 8CTOO. Warranted
Perfect in Every
Best Black mixed Waterproof,
Good " "
Best Gold "
Good " " "
Good all Wool Flannel, .... .
Best Brown Muslin,
" Prints, ,
" Collce, .
" White Sugar,
" Brown "
S. C. SWIFT.
Useful nnd Ornamental Articles!
For 95 CIs.
For 50 Cts.
Coral, Harps. Pungcnts,
Thread Cabinets, Watch Cases,
For 75 Cts.
The "Well Known "Prince
Teck" Scarf, . in Choice
Shades for Grentle
men, $120 ,
Parlor Kaleidoscope, Glove and Handkerchief Setts
Jewel Cases, Work Stands, French Gilt Call '
Bells, Fancy Ink Stands, Fancy Boxes,
Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs
arfd Mufflers !
Ami many other m-liclvs of good valuo for sale nt Retail, tlurtu the ro
mainilur of thu prowiiit year. Prices marked "
in Plain Figures.
S. C. Swifts .
Wntiltl call Kiecial attention to hi
CONTINENTAL WOOD COOK,
IE1 OHLT CT07I WITS
SLIDING OVEN POORS.
Patented Fab. 2 ud Sept. 21, 1869.
All tho best patterns of
Coal Htoves! Wood Stoves! Cook stoves!
Of every description, made of best quality of tin plate,
A grand assortment of
Glass-Ware I Queens-Ware I Plated Goods! Table Cutlery!
Coffee Mills! Spoons I Wooden-ware!
Clothes Wringers, Meat Cutters, Sad Irons and Stands,
WW m m m , '
iionuay uoods, &c.
fjGPl Still liaVO a COllBldnrnhln
I am closing out, regardless of COST I .
f;y-iiouting, Koollng, and Kepairii,g done neatly and cheaply I
g XyTin-warc made for tho Wholesale Trade trade at low figures.
gSTCuM nnd boo how olican I sell.
Doc.l7,18T8-tf. , ' . : : --. J.8.HUIIK.
Show Q-oods" is
And every tiling else in proportion.
JOHN W. WILCOX,
II AMD EN, OHIO.
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Shell Savings Bank, Fine Wax
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luki Stands, Misses Extra Kid
Palm, and Cloth Gauntlets.
uinmiially large nnd complete stock of
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