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Democratic Enquirer
0 FFICEJn Dodije't Building, over SwetlanS a
ISlOft, corner Jum and Locuii Street, Easl..
... i'. ofiht Court; Mont s. r
f For Term 8, tto aee 4th Pftgo.
Has the largest circulation of any paper
in Vinton County. Advertisers and
others will please make a note of this.
Greeley .After the Candidate for
Governor of Ohio Horace Gree
ley hits "General Hayes, the Republi
can candidate for Governor of Ohio.
in this wise. It is a right-hander, bo
well got in, that wo advise the Eepub
licans of Vinton connty to read it.
Mr. Greeley says: ,
"The true soldier sheaths his sword
and buries it in his closet, and it re
mains an heir-loom. Ho becomes
citizen, and makes no claim for political
. . . i i fi .t.' l..4.. Al
honor but tnai oi cuiztusnqi. auuvu
all things, he does not carry his epau
lets and ribbons, his wounds, and
bruises to a political convention, to be
knocked down to the highest bidder."
Take tub Paper. Thero are many
Democrats in Vinton county who are
able to takofrom three to ton copies
of tho Democratic Enquirer, and dis
them to persons who are not able to
pay for it, and to thoso who will read
it. but will not take, it beeanse it op
poses their political faith. Wo hope
our Democratic friends will attend to
this without dolay. Every voter
should read a good paper during this
important political campaign.
"We have received in exchange three
numbers of The Xew Era, published
in Gainesville,' Florida. , It is a very
neatly printed paper. W. H. Eobert
b )N, Editor. Long may it wavo, and
lung may its editor live in the "Sunny
South." j ' -
Every voter is is invited to attond
tho Democratic Mass Meeting in Mc-j
Arthur, on Saturday next." Juugo
Tiiurman and Judgo Van Trump will
positively be hero. Come, everybody
The Land We Love, for August,
is received. This is a neatly printed
macrazino. and contains tho best of
reading matter. In the table of its
contents, we' notice "The 2d Missouri
Cavalry," ' Perfect Through Suffer
ing," "Cavalry Scouts," "Strawberry
Culture," "Personal Recollections of
Eminent Men," "The Haversack," &c.
Our readers should have this excellent
magazine. Tho terms are 83 per year,
and an extra copy furnished each club
of ton subscribers;. Single copios 25
cents. , Goncral D. II. Hill, Editor;
Hill, Irwin & Ci., Publishers, '. Char
lotto, North Carolina.:! :.
A number of live Democrats throughout-Vinton
county have laborod zeal
ously and effectively in increasing tho
circulation of the Democratic Enquirer,
since we commenced its publication,
and the list is growing to gratifying
proportions. For the interest . they
have displayed in this matter, we owe
them our heartfelt thanks. Let the
"good work go bravely on." Now is
the time for our, friends to aid in in
creasing the circulation of a 'good
Democratic paper. , .,, '
We are' informed that' there are
many Republicans in Vinton county
who will vote against the. Proposed
Amendment tit tho Constitution giving
Negroes tho right to voto and hold of
fice. This is: gratifying information.
We think Ti'o 'man can be a fricpctvto
his family and his countrywho favors
negro suffrage and tho social equality
of the races-r-the. one follows the other
just as certainly as -night follows day.
Vote against the Proposed Amend
ment! " - ' ,;
By, request, Ave copy from "Pen-
nock's Improved Edition ot uoia-
smith's Abridgment of tho History-ofl
Rome," a portion of Section II, Chap
ter XllSeo pages HI; 112, and 113
as follows: " ! ' '
APPITTS, Bltthijr trnu UitV Onllis tribu
nal to dispense justice, saw a maiden-
. r. . t ' . j .1. . . i nrt '
ot exquisite oeauty, agea aooiuniieen,
passing to one of the public schools,
attended by a matron, her nurse.' Tho
charms ot tho damsel, heighted by all
tho .'iniioceneo of Virgin modesty,
cimtrht liis attention, and fired his
heart. ' Tho day following, as she
passed, he found her still more beauti
ful, and his breast still more inflamed.
Ho now, thereforo, resolved to obtain
tho gratification of Ms passion, what
ever should be tho consequence, and
found means to inform himself of the
maiden's namo and family. Her name
was Virginia; she was tho daughter
of Virginias, a centurion, then with the
army ii tho field, and had been con
tracted to , Icilins, formerly a tribune
of tho people, who had agreed to mar
ry her ut tho end of tho present cam
paign. .
Appius at first resolved to break off
this match, and to cspouso ner mm
self; but tho laws of the. Twelve Tables
had forbidden, the patricians to inter
mrrry with the plebeians, and ho could
not mlringo these, as ho was the en
actor of them. He determined, there
fore, to make her his' slave. After
having vainly tried to corrupt tho fi
delity of her nurse, he had recourse
to another expedient, still moro wick
ed. He" fixed upon one Claudius, who
long been tho minister of his
to' assert that the beautiful
maid was his slave, and to refer the
cause to Appius's tribunal for decision.
Claudius behaved exactly according to
his instructions; for, taking with him
a band of ruffians like himself, ho en
tered into the . public, .school, where
Virginia was found among her female
companions, and soizing upon her un
der protenco that sho was tho daugh
ter of one of his slaves, was dragging
her away, when ho was prevented by
tho ' poople, drawn together by her
cries. At length, alter tho first heat
of opposition was over, ho led the
weeping virgin to tho tribunal of Ap
pius, and there plausibly exposod his
pretensions. Claudius asserted that
sho was honr in his house, of a female
slavo, who sold her to the wife of Vir
ginius, who had been childless. ' That
ho.had credible evidences to prove the
truth of what ho had advanced; but
that, until they could come together,
it was but reasonable the slave should
bo delivered into his'custody, ho being
her proper master.' ' Appius protend
ed to bo struck with tho justice of his
claim ; he observed, that if the reputed
father himself were present, ho might
indeed bo willing to delay, tho deliv
ery of tho maid;, but that it was not
lawful for him, in tho present case, to
detain her from her master.. He, there
fore,' adjudged her to Claudius, as his
slave, to bo keptj by him till Virginius
should arrive, and bo ablo to prove his
paternity. ' This sentence was receiv
ed with loud clamours and reproaches
by the multitude, particularly tho wo
men, who came 'around ; the innocent
,Virginia,'dc'sirous to protect her from
tho judge's Fury; 'while Icilius, her
lovor, boldly opposed the docrco, and
obliged Cfaudius td take refuge under
the tribunal of tho : decemvir. All
things now threatened an open insur
rection, ; when Appius, fearing' the
event, thought proper to suspend his
judgment, under pretence of waiting
the arrival ol V lrgmius, who was then
about eleven . fliiles from Rome, with
tho army. Tho day following was"
fixed for the trial. In the mean time
Appius privately sent letters to the
general to confine Virginius, as his ar
rival in town might only sorvo to kin
dle sedition among tho people. These
letters, however, being intercepted by
tho centurion's friends, they sent him
a full rolation of the dosign laid against
his liberty and tho honor of his only
daughter. Virginius, upon this, pre
tending tho death of a near , relation,
fot permission to leave tho camp, and
astoned to Rome; inspired with in
dignation and rcvengo. Accordingly,
tho next day, to the; astonishment of
Appius, he appeared before the tribu
nal, loading his wocpingj daughter by
the hand, both of them habited in
deop mourning. Claudius, the accuser,
began by making his demand., Vir
ginius next spoke-, in turn! he repre
sented, that, if he had had intentions
of adopting a suppositious child, ho
would liave fixed upon a, boy ratherl
than a girl; that it was notorioiis to
all, that .his wife had herself nursed
this daughter; and that it' was, Bur-
prising such a claim Bhould be made
afte a fifteen years' silence; arid hot
till Virginia was become marriageable,
and acknowledged to bo exquisitely
beautiful. While tho father spoko
this, with a stern rair, tho eyes of all
wore turned on Virginia, who stood
trembling, with looks of, persuasive d
oquonco and execssivo grief, which
added weight to his remonstrance
and excised oompasslon.- The people,
satisfied of tho cruelty of his caso,
raised an outcry, expressive of their
indignation. Appius, .fearing that
what had been said might have a dan
gerous effect upon the multitude, and
under pretence oi being sumcientiy
instructed in tho merits of the cause,
with raco interrupted him. . , ,
"Yes, Baid he, " my conscience ob
liges mo to declare, that I, myself, am
a witness to tho truth of the deposition
of Claudius. : Most of this assembly
know that I was left guardian to him.
I was early apprised that ho had a
right to tins young slave; but public
affairs, and the dissensions of the peo
ple, have proveutcd my doing him jus
tice. However, it is not now too lato ;
and by tho power vested in mo for tho
gonoral good, I adjudge Virginia to bo
the property ot (Jlaudius, the piaintin.
Go, thereforo, lictors, disperse the
multitude, and mako room for tho
master to repossess himself of his
slave." '
The lictors, in obedience to his com
mand, drove off tho throng that press
ed round tho tribunal ; tho soized up
on Virginia, and Avero delivering her
uo into tho hands of Claudius : tho
multitude wero terrified, and with
drew: and Virginius, who found that
all was over, seomed . to acquiesce in
the sentence. Ho, however, mildly
entreated of Appius to bo permitted
to tako a last farewell of a child whom
he had at least considered as his ovn
and so satisfied, he would return to
his dutv with fresh alaority. 1 Appius
granted tho favor, upon condition that
their endearments should pass in his
presence. But Virginius was then
meditating a dreadful resolution. "Tho
crowd made way, and Virginius, with
tho most poignant anguish, taking his
almost expiring daughtor in his arms,
for a while supported her head upon
his breast, and wiped away tho tears
that tfickled down her cheeks'. He
most tenderly embraced her, and draw
ing her insensibly to some shops which
were on tho sido of tho forum, snatch
ed up a butcher's knife. .
"My dearest lost child," cried Vir
ginius, "thus, thus alone, is it in my
powor to presorvo your honor and
your freedom!" ! -,
So saying, ho plunged the weapon
into her heart. Then drawing it out,
reeking with hor blood, he held it up
to Appius: -
"Tyrant," cried ho, "by this blood
I dovoto . thy, head to the infernal.
Thus saying, anu covered wan nis
daughter's blood, the knife remaining
in his : hand, ' threatening destruction
to whomsoever should oppose him, ho
ran through the city, wildly calling
upon tho poople to strike for freedom.
By the favor of tho multitudo ho then
mounted his horse, and rodo directly
to tho camp.. : . . :.
Tomato "Wine. Tho following ro
coipt for' making tomato wind, wo
publish for tho benefit of our lady
readers: ." ' r" ' ' ' ,
; ""Take small ripo' tomatoes, pick off
the stems, put them in a DasKet ortui),
wash clean, then mash well and strain
through a linen rag;' (a bushel will
make five gallbns pure,) then add two
and half to '' three pounds of good
brown sugar to each gallon, then put
it into a cask and let it forment as for
rasnberrv wino. If two gallbns of
water be added td each bushel of to
matoes tho wine will be as good." .' "
Less than one year ago the Repub
licans of Vinton county declared that
they wore not in . favor pf, Negro Suff
rage. .About a year ago .the- editor. of
tho , Republican;, paper in Clermont
county, ! in this; State,: declared that
wftosoevei? said that, "tho Republican
party was in. favor of Negro Suffrage
was a liar and a scoundrel." Now,
this samo Republican- editor is 'sup
porting tho : the, amendment' to the
Constitution giving tho ' 'negroes' th'o
right to vote and hold'ofiice, and these
same: , Republicans in Vinton county
are in favor ot the same. Can they
tell now who is' the "liar and scoun
drel ?" v We should like to know. '' '
, , :.' t iu i.
A NEW YORK lady has discovered
seventeen different ways of
1 This columu is "plumfull."
T4ink' pF if, Voters' of , Vinton
CoupYw The Lojan County Gazette
Says? ; , . ! : '.
i" If tho enormous taxes which we
hay4 occurred by the war, and through
radical extravagance and corruption,
hav been Oppressive horetotore, how
tnoy -06 noroniMJr wniur -me
decline of nearly 50 per cent, in wool,
and the still greater prospective de
clino in wheat, and then answer, each
man to himself: 82000,000,000 of in
terest alone to the privileged bond
holders: 812,000,000 for Negro Bu
reau; arid untold millions more for
despotism in the South f How are
you broad impartial platform 1'"
Go to tho polls next October and
vote against the extravagance and cor
ruption of tho Radicals ! Vote against
every man on the ticket.
Ii the Republicans would transfer it lit
tle of their "impartiality" on the suffrage to
the question of Taxation, they would be
better worthy of the good opinions of our
toiling white men. ' :' i
Won't It. The Cothoelon Democrat saysf
1 There tra thousands of men who who have
heretofore voted with the Republican party
who repudiate and spit upon the platform
adopted at Columbus, endorsing negro vo
ting ' and the disfranchisement of 27,000
white soldiers. - Mr. Nigger will realize bis
unpopularity when the vote on the amend
ment is counted. . .
Kkw Counterfeit, A new counterfeit,
well executed, has Just been put in circula
tioa. It is a ton-dollar bill on the Third
National Bank of Philadelphia: The green
ground on the back of tht note has a blue
tinge. Theforged signatures of the Presi
dent and Cashior compare favorably with
the genuine. i '
. New and dangerous counterfeit two-dollar
United elates Treasury-notes are in circu
lation. , They are. wall exeouted and caldil
lated to deceive. All bills of this denomin
ation. 'and espeoially new bills, should be
carefully examined. , ' ' .
The Radicals in Congress
say to
tho Southern pcoplo :
" W o aro vour masters, ana - intend
not only to deprivo you of your prop
ovty, but every and all rights you ever
' " lour states wo noiu as conqucrca
..-.- n. " , 1 It .1
provinces,' and avo do not ' intend to
admit thorn until they aro represented
by Negroes. :
Copies fob tiie Nineteenth Cen-
tubyi The ' great advanco that has
been i mado in morality as in all sub
jects, by the children of the present
generation, necessitates an entire
change ol tho maxims woicn still ao
duty in copy-books. Wo beg to offer
a few specimens, to which writing
mastors aro welcome; . , .
Back no bills. ' 1 ; !
. Never believe what any body tolls
you- ....
Always think yourself wiser than
any ono elso. '; " '
.Never expoct a friend to lend you
money. ' ' ' ;' "'
i,Do others, Or they will do you.' .'
' f'Dobt is like a decoy it is very easy
to got in, but very hard to got out.
Think highly of yourself, and others
will think highly of you. ' '
Honesty is very useful as a , profes
sion, but fatal as a practice ' ' 1 -
'Such maxims as - thesti are tho best
toi educate into the minds of our child
feu, if wo wisHthem tg walk in' tho
way tho world goos. ' ; ' ' ; '
; . '' -'a '
; t"i&- The white peoplaf 'of (he South
are beioe disfranchised in suoh a whole
sale manner, that it is believed the ne
eroes will be In the majority. The ultis
mate aim and end ot the Kadical policy
si a nest of netfro States, ruled by ne
gro js, with whom we of the North are in
future to be in nolitieal partnership. Do
the people want suoh a speokled (Union?
r Who is it ? The editor of the.Mao-a-cheek
Press, is Col. Donn Piatt, a rad.
ioal cf the ardent sort, but who has' a
jvay, wboderfallj disagreeable just bow
to hia . politiqai aBsociates, of, "talking
out in nieetioK.' In a reoent number of
hia piper, he said ;' - - : ' ( " ,'
'"Committees are appointed by . Con
gress and one of these nearly a year
siricej traoed a fraud involving a million
of dollars W the door , of an offioial so
hth in omioe' and the affeotioos of the
people that all would be startled and
nained were it . made, publio, . And the
ranorthaa never been published. . And
why ? ;'' J3eoause it might fiffcot the next
slection; ; !'....
, -Two thousand aeltlers have invaded
Minnesota within the past seventy dsys.
Oh, tho pup, the hoautlln! pup! ' ' '
Uriuking his milk from the China cup,
Gamboling arouuil go frisky and free, ,
iirat gnawiny t hone, then biliug a flea,
, Jumping f . ... ,
,.(!;' Jiuauiug ' ,: ' 1
':.'.. ' ''r After, the onjr4 'j '.'Jl '.) ,
Beautiful" pup, you 'will toou Ge Chgnii. .. .
Oh', ib pup, tho playful pup! .... . :- ..
With, liis tail in 1 the air aud hia nose turned
up, . '
Wai throws oueJJay In the dogmanVoavl
And almost broke tho narrator's heart.
As it
1 Orowlnd, . (
"' I" "-J 1 Sorateed with its feet,
Beautiful pup, you are now luiuco-raont '
Josh Billings' Goose-Talk- The
gooso is a grass animal, but don't chaw
ner oud. -
lha ar good livurs; about 1 aker to
one gueo is enuff, altho thar is some
folks who thinks one gooso to 175 alters
is nearer rite.
These kalkulationa ar bo fur aoart. it
is difficult to tell now whieh will finally
win. ;
but I don't think if 1 had a farm of
175 akera awl pade fur that t wood sell
it fur half what it waz wurth. iast be-
. ... 1. ... ' . I-."
aause k aid not nev but 1 gaae on it,
Gcase stay well, sum uv onr best bi
ographors say, seventy years, and grow
tun io (no last.
Tha lay one egg at onot about the
size uv a guSe egg, in whioh the gosling
iiea ma.
The gosling U the guse's babe.'
' The guso don't suokle his young, but
turns him out to pastur on somebody's
vaoant lot. ;
Tha scom to lack wisdom, but aro gon
orally ooosidered sound on the gaso.
ma are gooa eaters, but not good
cnawers, tne reasin ov this remsnea
porfound sokrit to this day,
AVboQ the shemale gose iz at work
haohing, the iz a hard bird tu plezo, she
rnoa oieir up irom tne bottum in a mm
it, and will fits a yoke uv oxen if they
snow ner tne least bit ov 6as.
The gease iz excellent fur , fethors,
wnioa fine aneas every year by the hand
ful: . '
Tha are amphibicuss, besides several
-.1 1 1 o '
oiuer Kinus oi ouas.
But tha are mostly kurious about one
thing, tha can haul one leg op into their
body ana stand on totber awl dav loner,
and not tuoh onnythjng at all with their
I take notis thero aint but a darn fow
men can do this, .,
Business Cards.
TT AVING beD licensed to dispose of property by
ix piiniio auction, ne win uroninciv atteiia an nu
iiunsin vintoncoimiy wiieusoncitea. ,-.
unice enivors Law umce, in tne coun llouso.
August 1, 1867-tf , ; . , .;
I'HANKFUL for the liberal patronage rnoolved for
. tha two- past yours, he would Bay to those desir
ing hin iirofessiuual oervices , that he may always be
louiid at nls Utnceor residence, on Mam otreeli
less absent on professional business.
February 28, iaii7-ly ' ' 1 ' '
. . DEAXEE IS :, ,
..,(' AHD AH KINDS OV ' ' ' 1
TMPORTEB of French, German and Italian Violin
X strings. - .
The Trade supplied on the most liberal terms.
' "' General Wetiern Agent for .. ,
(.. MELODEON, ..
From the Factories of Hie mont of the Celebbatid'
Makbks, which I will sell low for cash. . . , -
" "'n ' r. iTir.'.-.yfopr. i-ii'i. irwiA I 1 r - ' ...... . ' ( 1 '
: WOld Pianos taken in exchange lor dew. .
. IW Pianos and Orirnns for salo and to rant, by the
' ' i Month. Quarter or Tear, ,.
amount paid for rent being applied to pur
chase,1 If desired. ." ul !'' ' ' "
., Agent8 for Cabinet Organs and Tianos
wanvea m.e?erj town in yiuo, iiminin bhu
Kentucky. ' .' " " "'" '" '' ; '
Address, r ' ' ' : "
- JonN cnuRcn.Ja.,: '.
June27,l8GM Cincinnati, O.
' S. GOET25 & CO.,
All Kind of Casteri and Bed Faitetiiifyt,
Sugar-Onno IMEilla
ipairlnir done. The
k LI. kinds of Mnchinery Repairing done. The
Ware Manufactured at the Koundrv is sold as
iow can he bought in any Mavkel.
j ostumcesuaiota tteoa a aims, Yiijton County, o.
vinton coyrrry banh,
jos. J. Mcdowell, . . jas. w. delay,
Fbemiuint. uaiiiikb:
k. A. Aisri,
HAVING formed' a co-partnership for the purpose
of conducting a i
anii with ample facilities for the transaction of an?
business pertaining to legitimate BankiDg, o tendon
out services to the busineus public sanerally, '
BONDS. Money loaned at reasonable rates on Ac
ceptable paper. Revenue fctamps alwaya on fcaud
ant for sale. Interest paid on time deposits.
Persons wishing to renutmoney to foreijnConn
tries can obtain Drafts at our OtHoe,
February 7,1 867-ly
' '
21, 23, 25 & 2T Droadway, .
OppnUei Bowling Qrem, -",
THFjStevbnsHousbIs well and widely known to
the tiaveling public The location is especially
suitable to merchants and business men; it la in
lose proximity to t he business part oi tha city -is
on tne nignwav. Ol SUUiactuuuu weawm wm .
and adjacent U all the priucijial Railroad anil steam
boat depots. , :,' '-,' "
Thb Stkvkss Houbb has liberal accommodation for
over 300 guests it is well fiirniBhed, and possesses
evo'y modern improvement for the comfort and en
tertainment of its inmates. The rooms are spacious
and well ventilated provided with gas and water
the attendance is proinpianarBspecMiii, anuuie isuio
is teneroiisly provided with every delicacy of tha -season
at moderate rutin. ! ; ;
May 33, 1800-6m . ' Proprietor!,
CD A3. BROWN, Preit, DAN. WILL, CWt.
One Door West Dan. Will & Bro'i Store, North '
i ' ; 1 Side Main Street, - . "
Deal In Exohanee. Government SeourU
ti8, Stock, Bonds, Gold and Silver, &o.
Deposits i eceivea. jntoresi paid on tuuo
deposits. '
tolleotions maaa at.au acccasiois pumio.
in the United States. "'" '
United States Revenue Stamps for Bale.
AU business done on the most liberal tyma
and with the utmost promptness. - . ;
February 38,1807-17 ..:. , .... j,; , , i .. -
H. C, MOORE, . .
AFTER an absence of two years, oflers his pro- I
fessional services to the cilineus of AUensviUe ,
and surrounding country. .
March 21, 1807-tf : . i
0 t D ARIEL 8. DAWA,
jOLttorxxoy a 3Lcvxv
WILL practice in the Courts' of Vinlori, ;Athen,
and Jackson bounties ( also, m the United
States Courts ol theSouthern Ilistrictof Ohio.
Orrica Second titory of Davis' liui4ipg, on Main
. January 24, 'l8ll7-tf: '" :' : t ""f
J. J. Mo DO WELL, , ,
-'f ajid . -( ; v
u k II. S. Claim Agent,
Mo Alt THI Jit, O II I O
WILL practise In Vinton and adjoining counties
Also, Deputy Collector of Internal fieveuue.
Orrica In the Vinton County Bank.
June87.187'6n) , ,.(. ,'.,.,-, : ' .... ; !
; d. n sniTEt,
WILL attend promptly to all legal business en.
trusted to his oare, In Vinton and adjoining
counties, office In tho Court House.
July 11, 1807-ly -
, JACKSON C JI.r OHIO, . , . .
WILL practice in the Courts, of Jackson, Vinton
and other oQiinties,-. ... - i i -.
lanunry 24, 1807-tf
Attorney txt Law,
: MoARTUUR, OHIO, , ; .
WILL Bllond promptlj- io all le)Tl buainesa en .
trusted to hiscarcin Vintonand Jackson conn
ties. Office In lolridgc' New building, soiuh.
west corner Main and Market street nn stairs. Mr
Mayo Is in partnership, with Torler tHillndway of
Jackson county, who can always be fjuiid, during
vacation, at the nth;o in Jackson, Ohio,
Mnj 30,1807 -tl
mv' l.

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