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M'ARTHUR, VINTON COUNTY;. OHIO: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11;. 1872.
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Marietta & Cincinnati Rail Road
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C1NCINNA.TI EXPRBM8 will run dally
All other Trains dally, except Huauay.
CIKOINNATI EXPRESS EAST makes no
itop bBtwaen Haniden and AthenH.
6:00 A. M.
Trains Connect at Loveland.
For all points on the Mttlo Miami Railroad, and
at tiio inniAiiRpoim auinoinnnti tfauroau junc
tlonfor All points West.
AV. Wi PEAB0DY,
fruiter of TranpnrtnUnn.
BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD.
Great National Short Line Route
East and West.
Only Directory Route to the National
On and afW- Monday, November 19, Tralni
will run an follows : .
rati i Mail
Harper's Ferry, ....
6 5 Am
6 40 Pm
8 83 Am
8 86 " ,
R59 " y
10 00 "
8 80 Am
18 M Am
8 00 "
4 OS Am
18 M Pm
10 89 "
11 00 "
Pullman Palaos Drawing Boojn Slseplng Oars.
Which areas oomfortable, olegantly furnished,
and almost equal to a Are-side, are on all Trains
from Clnolnnatl to Baltimore and Washington.
SeeSobeduleof Marietta and Clnolnnatl Hall
way for time of arriving and departing from
The advantages of this route over all other
U, that it gives all travelers holding through
tlokets the privilege of visiting Baltimore,
Philadelphia, and the National Capitol free.
Tlmequloker and rates of far lower than by
any other lino.
The ipenery along this Railway Is not equaled
foi grandeur on tl)s Continent.
to shipperTof freight.
This line offers superior Inducements the
rates being one-third lower to and, from Boston,
new lora, or any otner uaatern point, in or
dering goods of any description from the Rant
give directions to ship a Baltimore i
R. It..nd Inshlnninr hut irlve tame rUrnc
f reights shipped by this route will have das-
pitch, and be handled
with flare and save
shipper much money. J. L. WILSON,
Master Transportation, Baltimore,
O. R. BLANOHARD,
r' 'Uau.i'relght Ag't, Baltimore.
L. M. COLE,
8. B. JONES, Gon. Tloket Ag't, Baltimore,
Gen. Pass. Ag't., Cincinnati.
Indianapolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette
GREAT THROUGH PASSENGER RAILWAY
GREAT THROUGH PASSENGER RAILWAY To all Points West. Northwest
THIS IS THE SHORT LINE VIA INDIANAPOLIS
STtio Groaf Tlirongh Mall and EVpross Pas
tthgnr IMne to Hi. toula, Kansas Olty.BU
asiijih, Donvor, Ha Frnnolaoo, and all points
In Missouri, liannus and Colorado? . , -The
shortest and nnly dirnot route to Indian
spoils, Latoyotuj, Terro Haute, Cambridge
City, SprlriKflold, Peoria, Burlington. OhloRKo,
Mllwiinkeo, St.,, Paul, and all points in the
North west.'. ', . :. , j
The ludiltnnpolls, Olnolnnati and Lafayette
Railroad. With II cnnnautlons, now ofTor pns
seqgnri more faollitieit n Through Conch and
Hlaenlng t ar Urve Uian any oilier line from
Cincinnati, having the advantage of Through
Dally Can. from Cincinnati to At. Louis, Kiin
sas (Jlty.Ht. Joseph, Porla,IlurllngloD,(:hlviKO,
Oimilia, and all tiiterinodlatepotnbt, prnuontlng
te Qolonliits and 'paiiillliis micli comforts ana
ftrjftbiunviUMlun ,M aru nllVmlfid by no other
Minte.., . ,:' i,s.-----:t ...i.i '
Th rough Ticket and .Baggage Checks to all
points. . . vim . ,
Trains loave Cincinnati t 7)0 A.M. , 8:00 P,
Mm and 8:00 P. M. . -
Tlckete can he obtained at No. 1 Bnrnrt
IIduio, corner Third and Vine' Publlo Linrh
Ing, oorner Main, and divert alno, at Depot,
corner Plum and Pearl Street, Cincinnati, O.
He aurn to pnrchiwe tlckwt.n via IndlanapulU,
Olnninnatiand Lafayettelltailroad! 1
O.K. 1X)III, 1. LJIARRiTTGItR,
Ohlef Tloket Clerky'" Master Trampnrtatlon,
CltMtaaatl. ' '..tyinoluoKt , ".
THIS IS THE SHORT LINE VIA INDIANAPOLIS Railway Time.
OHIO & MISS. RAILWAY
' '.Is ''tbe Sliorte8t, 'Quickest
and'oul llo'ad running its en
tire trains through to' . . ,
ST. LOUIS AND LOUISVILLE
' Our arrangements and "con
nections with all. lines from St.
Louis ' and Louisville are per
fect, Reliable' and complete for
nlT'nmnfs ' ' .' ' "' " " . " .
This ia' the Rhortest and best
roil te to Kansas City,' Leaven
worth, 'Atchison, St. Joaeph
and to all points in Missouri,
Kansas and JN ebraska.
Through Tickets and full
information as to ' time ' and
fare, can be obtained at any
It. R. Office or at bur office In
E. OAL11FP, Gen, East Pas. Agent,
W. B. HAXE, Gen. Pass, and Ticket Agt.
23 MILES. THE SHORTEST.
3EXPRES9 TRAINS leave Indianapolis
dallv, except Sunday, for ST. LOUIS and
trii vevav ...... '
mHE onlv Line rannlnn PULLMAN'S cele
I brnted Drawing-room Bleeping Cars from N.
?., 1 Pittsburgh, Columbus, Louisville. Cin
cinnati, and Indianapolis, to 8t. Louis without
Passengers should remember that this is the
uroatwest Hound Kontefor Kanans city,
Leavenworth, Lawrence, Topoka, Juno- '
tlon City, Fort Scott and St. Joseph.
MB B m n. IT k XT Q . tJ 9r. 1. n
kmiUuANIb poseofestnblfshing them
selves in new nomos, win nnre uoerai uisorin.
Iniitlon made In their favor liv this Lino. Hat
'Sfnotoryonmmutatlon on regular rates will be
given 'o Colonists and large parties travel Idi
togethor: And their baggage, emigrant outfit
and stock will he shippodon the most favora-
uie terms, presenting 10
COLONISTS AND FAMILIES
Suon comforts and accommodations as are pre
sented ny nu ui'hi.kiiuuih.
TtUKELflcan be obtained stall theprinolpal
Ticket Offices In the Eastern, Middle and
0. E. FOLLETT,
General Passenger Agent. Bt. Louis.,
I .ROBT. EMMKTT,
Esstera PatECnger Agent. Indianapolis.
JOHN E. SIMPSON,
General Superintendent, Indianapolis.
OHIO & MISS. RAILWAY Columbus & Hocking Valley Railroad.
On and after Decomber 10th, 1871,Trains will
un as follows:
. 6 80 A. M.
, 8:50 A. II.
, 8:HA f. a.
r.ia v. u.
8.40 P. M.
1 :00 a. at
9:80 A. M.
IndlanaDolls 6:10 '
Chicago 19:10 A.
Close connection made at Lancaster for Clr
eleville, Zanesvllln, and nil points on the Cin
cinnati and Mnsklflgum Valloy Railroad.
Direct connections made at Columhn for
Dayton, Bprlngflelil, Iudiannpolls, Chicago,
and all points West, Also, for Cleveland,
Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and all points East.
Take the Hooking Tallev and Pan Handle
route to Chicago and the Northwest, it Is the
ahortest by sixty-six miles, giving passenger
the beneflt of quicker time and lower rates
than by any other line.
J. W. DOHF.RTY,
E, A. Bujcll, Qen'l Tloket Ag't.
Cleveland Columbus, Cincinnati and
Oh and after MONDAY. Mav 8Hth,1871. Ex
press Trains will (Bvc COLUMBUS and
CRESTLINE and absite at points named be
low, as ronowsi . j
Stations. No. I. Not 4. No, 6.
Columbus Ill 10 m 4110 pm1 2i?B a B
Crestline. 13 :80pmA tMpm 4:&0an
Clevolaiid..',..8i4ftp m ' 9:4pra ,7:80am
nunaio. ... ii..i"twpm tnupni irnipn
NiagaraFalls...'.7K)0am 6:46 am 4:40pm
Rochester, . .1 :80 a m , . 7 K a m - 5 :05 p m
Albany-.. , ,yrV. V:4Bam 8:00 pm l:ttuam
Boston c... 5:80 Dm. 11:80 Dsn flliOOam
New YorkClty..8t80pm' 6:80pm; 640am
breatllne . ..1348 pm 8 89 p m
Pittsburg w,..b 85 pm 185am
Harrlsburg.....i7 16am 1125am
Baltimore.. 10 40 am 9 40pm
Washington . .'. 1 10 p m 6 2ft p m
Phlladolbhia,. 1115 am 815pm
. M .
5 MS am
11 aft am
Crestline .'...'...'. 11 80 pm
l ib o m
Fort Wayne, ;i. 580am URam
Chicago ..,.13 10 pm 7 80am
bfHo. 4. leaving Colombns at 4 MO D. m.
has aThrongh Car via Delaware for Bprlnir Hold,
Train No. on the Oolambus At Hocking Val-
Iny Railroad connect with No, 4 Train, Through
Tickets for sale at Athens, v --
PABBENGKK TRAINS returning arrive at
Oolunibus at 12:88a m.llilS .m. andSiW a. m.
narpalace Day, and 81eeping Cari
, ,i ;. an 4tMA' -;w '
a"No 6't leaving Columbus at 98S a tn, on
Sunday, run through without detention, by
both Erie and New York Central Hallways,
arriving at New York on Mopday morning at
6:4nA,Alt -:! '.t., ':. 'it- .
For particular information In regard to
through tlokotH, time, oonnoctlons. etc., to all
points East, WesV North and South, apply to
or address E. FORI). Columbus, Ohio. . -
X. B. FLINT, usn. Hnperlntenueni,- ,
: JAME64 PATTKHBON, ,'
Gen. Agent, Ooluinbu, 0. ; ',.
EU0ENB FORD; ' ; .: . ...
Posae""' ' 'v.'nbui.Oi .
Indianapolis Railway. NOTICE
To Stockholders of the G., McA.
To Stockholders of the G., McA. & C. R. R. Co.
A lit, person having Subscribed to tho Capi
tal Htoek of the Gallipolls, Ho Arthur ft
Columbus Kallrnad Co., are hereby required to
make payment to the fyocrntary or tho Compa
... ,w.l...l...,.i..ll,.,. n . f , 1 1 .
Uia.llUll I'll t.l I n,,trn'l .UII.'TT. I
A ilYi IntttulmatiS of 1(1 iMtroilflfc All nv hnA.rit
A oth iiistaimentHii iu por com,., on or ooiore
August !. im i ;;, i ,
A 8th Instnlinentof 10 per opnt, on. pr bofore
SopUimberlW, 1878. 1 :
A. 7th Ihstiilinent o(lQpMocnt.,obor bofors
Octolicr.1,lH79. . , i.
An Hth instalinent or 10 pOf enC',onor before
November TUL Wlr , ,;- ,, r-; Mm
k sin lt..ln,t.nt rlf 10nnr cent., on or before
Dor-ember St, IWSV'kjT' L.'VJ ;,; H '- -
XSf order of Board or Dircotorv. i
a"! . A 'W.-8UOBEB,1
t0O jD Beo'y 0.,MA 0.. B. Co.'.
July t, 1679, , ;(i,ri'j'i: k I. j-.w.'.
ny, ab iiisffiiinv in unuijuiiii, isiuo, ana wrtivs
living In Vinton county, Ohio, niny make pay
nient, If ninre oonvenlont, to Usnisi, Will,
T .. 1 . 1 t ,l,a Ij'li.lni. flflil-l- If . .. 1. , J ...... I .
DRY GOODS. Ac.
JSTABLISHED 18 YEARS f , ,
'"' if. XOAT" EQTjXj :.'!
WH0LE8AI.CDIAI.KRIM, ' ' . j
DRY GOODS. AND NOTIONS. ;
Front 8treet. '. X' Portsmouth, O.
J. P. TOWBLL is agent for several Mills, and
his house is headquarters for toany desirable
makes of Eastern Goods. All goods wlU be
sold at the lowost nosslhUnrlcA. '
Close Cash Bnvers, First- Clan Time, Trade,
Wholesale Peddlers and Xurnacemen are par
ticularly Invited to an examination or his stock
B. R, HIOOIS & BRO.,
MANTLES, FUBNITUEE, &c; tfcc,
r,oa--tV2sr, ohio :
f OOD assortment of Marble constantly on
nana. All klnas ot , ,
Done to order in the finost stylo.
AM ERICAN HOTEL
Corner High and Slnte Streets.'
(Nearly Opposite Stnte House
E. J. BLOUNT
THIS HOTEL is furnished throughout with
all the modern Improvements, Guests can
rely on the best treatment and very low bills.
Street Cars pass this Hotel to and from all
THIS Hotel, a few feet from the Railroad
Denotand whero all travelers noon all
trains can take menlH, has Just been greatly
enlarged and thoroughly repaired, painted,
so., ana is now in complete order lor tne re
eeptlon ofguesta. ' TTrnlns stop ten mln
utesfor meals. sfsTTRRHH modkrati.
JACKSON, OHIO '
Dr. I.T.MONAHAN, . Proprietor
npiIIS House, formerly the Iahain Hoaae.has
-a. oeen tnorougniy renovateu ana oenuii
fully furnished. Having superior facilities,
evervthtnsr will be done to mnke iruesta com-
fortiible. Table always supplied with beat
market affords. Nicely furnished Room and
olennest Beds Good ft tables. - Every effort
mode for the comfort of patrons. A II charges
J.WjVARNER - - Propretor
THIS Hotel Is In the most convenient par
of the city on Front Afreet, between Mar
ket and Jefferson,
O T. GUNNING,
OFFICE AT DRUG STORE, MAIN STREET.
D. B SHIVEL.
McAETHU Ji. OHIO
Will attend promptly i, a. .egal business
entrusted to his care in Vinton and adjoining
oounlles, urrica in tne Keeoraor'sumce.
J. M. McQILLI VRAY,
TUnLL attend promptly to any business
TV given to his care and management in
anvCourteof Vinton andadlolnliiBOOuntles.
Orrma In the Court House. Uu Stairs. 18-tl
CHARLES W: QIST,,
Attorney at Law an! Notary PdIjIIc,
ZALESKI, OHIO. '
WILL attend all legal business entrusted to
his care. Supply of Blank Deeds and
Mortgages always on hand. urv0-No.l8
West Wing Balnbridg Mock. U
U. S. CLAYPOOLE,
ATTOBITSY -A.T LAW,
(ProiMstlnf Attontyof Vinton County,)
WILL praotlae'la Boss, Vinton, and adjoining
eonnllM. All lesal bualnsss ntrmUd to bis
r paomptly sltaaasa to, , : - "
ATTOEiraT JlT LAW,
r Jl'AIlTHUB, OHIO. , -,"
OFFICE 1st door West of Dan. Will A Bros.
Especial attention siren to theoollention
Of claims. . , 18-ly
Trees, Flowers, Bis, Seeds !
ITurierj Stoojcl Fruit and Plover
Address F K. PHOENIX.
tA ., . 1LL1S0I8,
600 Aerest 91st Tear i 19 Oreenhonses.
Apple 1000 lyr.,8W)( I y.,S0i 8y.,t40j 4y.,50.
... . ", 4 Catalogues, 90 cents.
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AMERICAN SUBMERGED PUMP,
,'Tho Boat Pump i'a'the World.'
OUB Agont report over IHOO.OOO worth of
proprtyavd from1 Kl re tills i ear by these
fiumps, being the most powerful fnroe-pump
n the world, a well as Non-freesliig.
See October number, naie 8(H). also the Pre
mlaiii-List, page 81)8 nf the Am. Agriculturist.
This paper never docoevos tho fanners. Be-
notice in tronruary number, page 40, J ry one,
If it don't do the werk claimed, send It bsokand
get yonrmoiioy.ss we warrntour pumps to
to do all we claim for them on our circulars.
Send for oirnnlsrsor orxlors to the Bridgeport
MTg Co., No AS Chambers St., New Tork.
- 'An order for nine No, 1 Pumps secures an ei,
oluslro to eaey,,., i , .fmi iWoW,'
LETTER FROM HORACE GREELEY.
Let the Little Radical Ring of McArthur
The "Narrow-minded blackheads" WHO
run Vinton County Grant Conventions
run Vinton County Grant Conventions to Suit Themselves [...] what Honest
Horace Greeley Thinks of Them.
Horace Greeley has wrlth u niany good things,
but none surpass, we think none equal in spirit
and vigor, the letter In whi' li lis replied to the
New York Union club thai lnatened him with
oxpulsion, when lie and ' tt Smith' and oth
ers signed the Jeffomonl. bail bond.' This
was not the letter of a p' ha. or a nominee
forofuce. It was written ; years ago. ,Th
date of it U May 88, 1807. I t it anticipates and
fully warrants tbe sttltinio i' llorace Grecloy,
now on the platform of 4, i i' ii natl and Bnlti
more. After referring to "hiratlons consist
ent with It, the letter tl.;. . co l l ides, . with a
piip)ioijy.pl way Uji. whi ,W act would
come to be regarded a prophecy already ful4
filled: ' ' '
GKNTI.KMIN: I shall not attend vour 'meet.
Ing this ovening. 1 hare an engngemeut out of
town ana snail keep it. i uo net reeognlze you
as capable of judging orevon fully apprehend
ing me. You evidently regard; me a a weak
sentimentalist, misled by a inumlllu philosophy,
I arraign you as narrow-mludod blockheaib,
who would like to be useful to d great and cood
cause but don't know how. Vour attempts to
base a groat, enduring party n the liate and
wrath necessarily engendered by a bloody civil
war, is as inougn you suouiu piaui a colony
an iceberg which had somehow drifted into a
tropical ocean. I tell you here that out of a life
fin m1 It. I. .. n I. I .. .4
your children will select my going to Richmond
HO III llllllinU &IIIM.
ami signing that bail bond us the wisest aci
and will fuel that it did more for freedom an
humanity than all of you were competent to do.
inougn you uvea u un
e of Motbusaleh. 1
ng or you, then, but that you proceed
to your end by a direct, frank, manly way.
snu v onitB via saiiv s ssiiw imviutlUH vi uvusuiv.
but move the expulsion which I deserve, if
i unserve any rvjiruacn wnaiever. All i care
for is that you make this a square, stand-up
light, and recerd your Judgment by yeas and
nays. I care not now few vote with me, nor
how many vote against me; for I know that the
latter will repent it in dust and ashes before
three years huve passed. Understand once for
all, that I dare you and defy you, and that I
I impose to fight It out on the line that I have
leld from the day of Lee's surrender,- - So) long
as any man was seeaingiooverinrow our gov
ernment he was my enemy, from the hour In
wmcn ne laia aown nis arms ne was my former,
ly erring: countryman. So lonr as anv Is oddos.
ed to the national unity; the federal authority,
or to that assertion of equal rights of all men,
which has become practicallv identified with
loyalty and nationality, I shall do my beat to
deprive him of power; but when he ceases to be
thus, I demand his restoration to all the privi
leges of Amorican citizenship, I give you fair
notice that I shall urge the re-enfranchisement
of those now proscribed for rebellion as soon as
i snail leoi-conuuent mat this course Is oonelst
ent with the freedom of the blacks and the unity
of tho Republic, and that I ahull demand a recall
of all now in exile only for participation in the
rebellion, whenever the country shall have been
so thoroughly pacified that Its solely will not
mercuT uo enciangerea. Ann so, gentlemen,
hoping that you will henotforth comprehend
me somewhat better than yoi have done, I re
May 23.1867 HORACE GREELEY.
County Union Sunday
' Pursuant to a call, the frlonJs of the Sunday
School cause met In McArtbur, August 85th,
and decided to hold a County Union Sunday
School Convention. The following officers wore
elected:.,; i,.j; .. :
HH. 8WAIM, President, . -B.
DAVIS, Vice Preiidont j
RICHARD CRAIO, Reoordlng Secretary.
J. S. IIUHN, Corresponding Sscretary,
8. W. SHERWOOD, Treasurer,
M. R. Babnk, V r
H. W.Coui.TKAP, ( Executive .
(iKO. W. HOLLAND, '
L. o. Pkrduk, ' I Committee.
C. W. Holland, J
AUXILIARY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE,
lb TmcnMp J. T. Foreman, E. J. Winter
CTnton.-Kalph Watson, D, S, Dye. ,
WllktmtlU. M. J. Carr, John Miller.
Vinton. Georgo Knox, George Robinet,
Know. Clark McPherson, O. W. Kanodo.
Jfadhon. Rev. Rlcketts, John V. Craig, Jo
Broum. Rev. Stephenson, Goorre Walter. .
Awan. Ooorgo W. Johnson, John S, Wlther-
Jaclcton.Ur. Teters, Robert Dirnliill,
(cAMnrf.-W, S. Crow, J. A. Martlndlll Wm.
ffarrUon. William Clark, Marcus Walker.
SagU.J. W. Wilkinson, J. T. Smith. .
The Executive Committee mot and fixed on
the lflth day of September as the time for bold-
ding the Convention. Each Sunday School In
the County Is entitled to one Delegate. On the
11th the various Sunday Schools bf the county
are requested to eome In and baldja, grand Baa
ket Celebration In Arnold' Grofs. , Provision
has been made for delegate who eome tn on the
16th. A fine Banner will be presented to the
township bringing the largest delegation on the
17th; the delegation to be estimated according
to the population of each township. The Aux
iliary Executive Committee are requested to go
to work earnestly, and notify the Sohools In their
township.. '.. ;,.,,
The delegates are requested to bring Into th
Convention oomplote reports from their Bohools,
Those wishing information respecting th Com
mittee will correspond with J, 8, Huhn, . Com
petent Instructors will be in attendance. ' 1 " '
Eaoh Sunday Bcop (i taquwted to oalleot
li.oa to pay expanse.
H. H. SWAIM. President.
RICHARD CRAIG, Secretary.
tJrancii atttindiDg parties, srqo
king, drinking, and giving- liia
relatives nnd .oue 'hundred
thousand office...- holder direc
tions about the campaign, He
apDears to be actincr the tiart
of a Dictator. His worship
pers' bow in humble submission
to his orders. ' He Ordered
that Fred Douglass be . placed
at the head of the electoral
Ticket iu New.' Y0,'k, and a
white maa to the rar. The
Constitution forbids Federal
interference or Influence of any
kind in the matter of choosing
Presidential Electors, but what
else can be expected of a Pr'es
ident who spends his time , at
the people's expense, horse
racjng unr jqoking aTtjfc a per
tain plasa of fashionable Je
malesV Every man in the land
ought to vote against him.'
".Now", Johnny Wells,, can
you tell me what is meant by
a miracle?"; , "Yes, teacher ;
mother says if you don't marry
the parson it wil n : a ; iri
Grant Drink too
J. T. Yarrinrtoh:? of Penn
sylvania, iu ft lettei: to Rev-; 6.
vv. Deni3on," df Wnshinffton.
wants to knpw1 whether' "Pres
ident Grant js a drinkin'g'mau ?
Is he intemperate?'." To which
Mr. Denisori' feplieaPj; ,:,,ifJ.i:"!'
OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL HARBINGER.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
. Sir-tI 'ant. this
morning in receipt of four lets
ter pf t!ie'28th.inst.,'asking for
the exact.truth , in .regard.' 'to
thiulcinking-. habittt ,. . PywU'
dent Grant. , ; i i; ;
In giving you thei informa
tion of the facts that are known
Joexistin this important Na
tional matter, allow. j me at
premise that I hae always,' to
all times, and r . in ; all places,
been a friend- of 'our Chief
Magistrate.. ;v,; -j, .,... ,ir
'; I was one of the firitto ad
vocate his being broughtjfrom
his command at the West to
the front of Richmond. . !i
I wrote u book of his life,
jfnown as "The Tanner . Boy, "
which had a wide circulation.
; I was extremely: anxious to
vindicate him on ; the tempeiv
ance question, and. iwarglad
on his coming to Washington
to learn that for one . year im
mediately preceding and 'con
nected with his 1 inauguration
he almost entirely i abstained
from the habitual use of strong
drink. , , ;;: , j .---.u :.;
. It was during this ; period,
and for a short interim u suc
ceeding, that he was recognized
in the manner spoken of by
the excellent woman (Mrs.1 J.
R. Buel) to whom you refer -in
your letter. v ' ';' ;
' Bat I regret to b under the
necessity of informing you that
an u n fay orable Change, Lhas
come over the personal - habits
of President Grant in this re
spect,'- ' -'- '- ',' 1 "
I am solemnly bound in hon
or to say, from . the fact9 of
which I have .'possession, that
no consistent temperance.' man
can support him.
It cau not be denied Jn
Washington that , he has, on
several occasions, been seen
under, the influenoe of liquor.
The time and. place can be
specified if they are demanded.
The parties who havef'seen
him in this condition' can be
In conversation 'last winter
with Senator Renry , Wilaon,
tnat gentleman said to me;
; "President Grant drinks too
much; " and concluded with the
the remark:. ; ; t '
"I have told him so!"-
; Senator Wilson 'will not de-
ny tne tact.
Many similar facts can be
adduced. -t ..,; ., : :
gentleman well - and fa
vorably known in Washington.
one who has long1 occupied a
public position at tbe National
Capitol, , in forms me ; thqt on
the nicht immediatelv follow
ing thje last speech , of Senator
Sumner, two respectable;; citi
zens, walking together in Jack
son Square, encountered Pres
ident GranMiMirTiV w
He was In a state 'of intoxi
cation, his hat ' was slouched
oyer his eyes, he had a lighted
cigar in his mouth, and he 'was
staggering along, muttering" to
mmseir. .... . . . ,, ..
The names of all these, par
ties are at command. ,
Another Washington resi
dent, of u ni mpeachable veraci
ty, has also t formed me, with
in the last ten days, that there
U good; eVidence. .for stating
that the-reason, whj, president
Gjran,) n)jadi' f uch a horiid,: exit
nont 1m6 .capital. , ioi'a Uqag
Branch, when so much import
ant publio biisines ' demanded
Kla ntfnrvtlrvn urVian notm..!
ii uvu ogiQiai
were so bitterly disappointed
at not meeting hip, according
to appointrqenli he hiiJf-; ad
inada, .yjds ibWtka.l he so
mvich under tho Influence of
liquor that "ho was not fiL for
interviews, in the , Execntiy)
Names bf responsible parties
arei at barid who wj)l , siibstah'
tiate ihis statement. , , '.- V", j
A - scholar of " established
reputation and high moral
character" writeSjlvitnfna short
time -past,2 ib meot' thS -most
distinguished men of the count
try, on thu subject of the drink?
ing habits of President Grantj
The .letter iaf dated. 1 at r Caol4
bridge, Massachusetts, ' and I
have been, permitted i K copy
fm.it 'the facts't'hat'.'ftre.'weli
known to many. uto-witi that
the last appearance of Presi
dent Grant in connection with
the exercises of Harvard Uni-f
versity was siich as to excite a
general feeling of anxiety ;and
disgust among all who witness
ed it..: He was 1 carefully ' ob
served by those ' immediatelv
around himynd the-aspects of
u: i-.ii-i i i .5
ma lueonpiy can noj pe mista-
: , An oia resident of tbe :,city
of Baltimore, Maryland, c nty a
icrr,. yyccilo i-.ngUv ''OCCUUipnulCU
a paTty ot friends t6 the rresi
deqtial Mansion, where, oh be
ing admitted tot an . audience
with President Grant,) they
found him to be so much under
the influence , of;, liquori that
they immediately'v closed) the
interview and withdrew, f , . .
i vaaavvi la VUO Villi (JV9 v ivbi
now a permanent inhabitant of
wasnington, states that during
one of his trips on a -steamer
from New York to i the r East,
f resident Grant; was known
by several Parties to be' excited
by strong drink to a disgrjst
ing extent. i: ir; --0 :i -;;jK'V
Should any of these facts be
denied by responsible parties
the proof Will be produced. I
mkehese vstaeniients "with
sincere regret."1 v5'.', ' "' '''
I am accountable to my God
for the truth of every word. r
I remain, dear, sir, your obe
dient servant, ;:' ; . ;
Charles ,W. Denison", , "
Editor an'dl proprietor ; of the
National Harbinger, Washing
ton, D. CV ' . :':
J. T. yarrlngtonj Esq., Gar
bohdale, Pa. 1 " K
. Rev.' Charles Wheeler Den
ison says he :can prove the
above, .charges by witnesses
who; are ' responsible. " What
a record is this for a man 'who
asks to be re-elected to ; the
highest office within the gift of
the peoplej . Horace Greeley
is known to be'a sirictly teni
perate manj'a .''na'an who a
model as a' statesman, . a ' busi
ness man, and a "gentleman;
while GranVis'notL Grant ",,18
known toi neglect his ( business
and t6' frequently, ybecome "fa
tigued and discouraged.' ; lb all
candor we ask. how ; cati ; meh
who ,( beueve yin ' temperance
vote for a man; bearing such 1 a
record? 1 How oari men1' wlVo
preach temperance and 'reform
ask the young men of this coun
try to vote for 1 a T&fd setiid'g
for them such an ekaropleV
'.VHe was in ri State of iutdxica
tioni his hat was slouched over
his eves.' he had a1 lighted clear
in his mouth; arid he was' staggering--!
along, V! muttering; -' to
himself. What a ' picture to
look upon! 1 What : ft shame
for a people to he' 'thris dis
giVed and that'' tod by- their
Chief Magistrate; "; Young men
should show their manhood by
declinirjff ' to keen' companv
with, or patronize by' vote ;or
omerwise, a man bo unworthy
their 'suffrage. :i '':' i' ;
Old men should he careful
wib, whom vh6Y Rlc' their sons,
and the fatute 'great ! 'men or
our cotintry to associate, and to
beware lest they be like him,
Tho election; of i , Greeley . is
npw recognized ,hy;all i weH-in4
formed politician),, F. The Grant
organs are .trying to ) keep bp
vurage oi incur iouowers,
but it! is evident to those , who
arei Watching the drift pf polit
ical events, thatj their eyes ; ia
July 30.1872. How It is Done.
,The Postmasters are making
strenuousfforts (tq re-elect the
national horse-jockey and pup
receiver : Useless , , .Grant.
tu uy oouio liauicai oiacenoia
era or" bBceeeker3 are ' sent
ferentiPostofJEces in sealed en-'
velopet.upori4vbich. ia, written,
"J.- A; Logan, MrO.,J' or - the
name -$f- some other blood-
gucklJg. fjDongressrnan, and
when t j p08tmat3t?irs 1 receive
the i ... :;;;c3 of -..eiichc'a ""they,
write upca the'; envelopes the
namea of all tlte Dejnbcrats and
Bppubjicajis vV'iio aro known to
receive Ah'tir mail at the ; post
office and deliver the speeches
when they call 'for Jheir .rmaii
matter. .The Democrat or Re
pnblicanricca rtheh worthless
and lyin'g'sjgeecli ho'me, opens
it, and say; ..,
He does not knqrw who sent
it, but if he would: closely ex
amifle the. b And writifagilpr ' : go
and compare -jthe ; handwriting
with that of inia. postmaster, he
would discoyei that his kind
hearted jGrHntPostmaster wish
ed to do him a great favor and
sent it ttf hl-.tliat is the
way it is done. - That is the
way Grant's, hirelings swindle
the Government Out of postage.
We know it is:. true, " because
we have observed and recog
nized the ; handwriting of a
Vinton county Postmaster on
the envelopes containing the
Who is a Democrat?
The Deradcratic'party as an
organized party,: was first form
ed in the Presidential contest
between Jefferson" and Adamg.
a ne issue then was one upon a
monlded after ' that ;bf the Eng-'
lish, as i repregented by the Ad-kmseSj-CHamilton
and othei'S ;
and a pure '. JDemocra tic gov
ernmentone of ; the people
proper, as represented by Jef
ferson and his compeers. Will
the persons who now . claim to
be Jefferaonianl Democrats and
cannot y support the- 'Liberal
movement this" fall fill us what
the issae is? " Is it not the
same as in 180Iiia contest b- f-
tween centralization, personal
government ; and that of a
pure Democracy ,"a government
of the people? We stand
where we always stood, a Dem
ocrat we advocate measures
not men.' Principles never
change, men do, otherwise no
Jeffereonian Democrat can re
fuse to support the nominee of
Cincinnati ahd' Baltimore.-
cans 6i this'' county, ( and. in
tact an over the State, intend
voting tha ; Democratlo ; State
and county tlcketi.1 The man
who thinks they would vote
ariy7' other '" ticket, certainly .
ires the Liberals credit 'with ; "
possessing a very small amount ,
or political i. wisdom. - jjivery
mkn who has the sense of ' an
yster knows, that if the Grant .
State ticket is: elected In Octo
ber, there is nbtii thet remotest s
chance for Gl'eelev .carrying
th6StatA InlNdvemberr Hence
every honest Greeley man will ; ! ,
labor earnestly . ta'carry . the
State against the Grant ticket "
in I October. , . Beat - them'- in V
the) oounty Beat them in the
State, and the election1 6f: Ho,
race Greeley to the Presidepby
becomes a'llxed'fttct;T:" ,J "
A. crust of bread:' a " 'nitcher
of w(iteiVar"that6hed:; roof ,' and '.'t 1
love-there - is 'happiness ! for " 1 1
yoi wneonermo uay oB.rainy .
or'sunny;,'1' It is the heart that'11 '
mlketi the hd,mV;;Vhether : the) ;
eyVrtets oii 'ii p6tato patch! or V1'
a flower; gai'den. i ;i ; -'".v-
A-kdynca Vntered1 a staffe
coach with so 'iniichf powder on '
her face' that! she blewsup:; the'5'
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