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i DOLtLA Weekly bulletin
Jehu n..Obtrif KM tedltced the eubecrlp
lattice Wtae IfttiLV Cirao BtrtttTiM
tej'OM Jetttt pr him, teakta it ue
'UriiUd pikUi Milorf from Florida.
Trfl iratU-pok bet Splayed out" In
MMDBkU. the MMtl of that City iT. It
played Ue mischief arst, however.
A PA?M W be otlled the 'Advance' it
bout to Im. started io Mlttitlippl by
skn named Money. A paper
founded bj , moaty, and called th
Adveno' ought to aeeeeed.
Thi Louisiana paper, tome for and
eytoe galatti the president, talk glibly
of the "tapira." Tbe Idea may tult tbe
arlrtoeratlc tentlment of" a certain ele
ment In. the South, bat with, the great ma
jority, of the people it Is precipitate and
, Tfi race, is not.alwaye to the twlft, nor
taa. battle to tbe etrong. In tbe put,
Cairo bat beenderided, abated and tlan
dered. But at vat inevitable, bor
iarportanM and ultimate daitlny at a rall-
troad and commercial centre li now fully
recognised. No railway enierprlie In tbe
Mietiatippi Tallejr.it now projected, which
mae a connection with Cairo,, whether in
tiJMteor remote, but the fact it dilated
on ali an" important feaiure and. one wbloh
ia acknowledged at aa additional element
of tucaeee.i The people icf Cairo bare
very teatoa to feet elated at ta prospects
and proiid of 'the conllderatton' which It
now, accorded, her at her,righj, by a once
Increduloui public ,
We publlih this morning call for an
editorial contention to bb held in tbit city
neit Friday. The convention, will be
competed of the representative of tbo
prett of the Eighteenth eonjcTetsiooal die
trlct of Illinolt. It It called for the eon
tideration of patten of great im
portance to the prett and people.
We tbaHgifeour editor ja brothren a
hearty welcome; and we hope our citizens
will. not. overlook tbe importaece of en
tertalniog them In a cardial menne.
UNDER A OLOUD.
The great Mr. beech'er relied too much
on hit preyiout, reputation when he pur-
tued such studied ellanee on the tubject of
the accutationt made againtt him by
WoodbuU ot.ClafUn., If, Innocent, be
owed lt'to himself and to tbe people who
cellared In tit integrity, to vjndjcate him
self. Astybj.tha belief, In hit innocence
teem to be not quite to strong at it was at
fit. "Mrs; Cady Btaatoh' denies that she
nit denied that the had talked upon the
subject wlth.Woodhull A- C(aflln,and the
Hartford (Coan.) Times,' a reputable pa
per, hu this to say of her denial :
A Mr (Mrs. Mantoa's) contradiction hup-
Cuvu . ub eqreijr ia uu lace oi wuat aae
d said privately lothls.tlty a day or two
previduily, we were surprised to see inch an
aaaeuateiatat. It haa alto since been stat
ed abal eke bad, told other parties In' New
TOrk and PblladelonlsJa ttorr auuarelv ot-
' to jfeit alleged Unlal fit Providence,
we. ead.m .durlnrtlekL utd mine aur.
8 rise hu uctn expressed at tbe seemlwreon
let ofthlt lady's statemenw. We nowiearn
by private letter from Philadelphia, 'that
aire. ftteata Im wrtttea a friend mtt uaqual-
In the mlndt or
by men and woMb. biVc
I rich Jl tW
I. -w JStgWK . i
moved from ut,
who read this paper before our Sabbath
tret. Each one of ut can recall tbe friend
ly act, tbo timely aid, tho welcome words
we have boen thankful for in tlmo of
UotiW Ittoltj, and, oven at wo can,
let ut remember to be charitable alto.
The ttaton it one In which
all impulses lead towardt kindly
thoughts and good deceit
toward tbo practice of that charity, whlcli
remembereth tbe poor and is kind. In
deed, we believe thtt Chriitmst wat raado
lot the poor and for tbo children ; ( for tbo
UtruecUna- poor whota live are. spent In
bare, hard labor ; for the suffering poor,
Into whole live very little tun tblnet and
a great deal of rain fallt; and for the cbll-
dren,-happy, free-hearted and opon to all
tho tweet and genial influences of the
blotted Chrlttmu time.
At "we tit before our flret then, let ut
remember that when windt are coldett,
hoartt should be warmott ; let ut remora
ber tbe oor and be kind, and make of
Chrlttmu verily a dt'y of peace on earth
and eood will toward all, by ret), uniol-
fiili, thoughtful, Chrittmst charity.
IRON FUBNAUKS AT CAIRO.
L The St. Loult 'Globe' editorially
we leant that capitalist from New" York
ana I'liuuurg are now acre, wiut me iotcd
tlonof oixanlilDK a company lor building an
extentlon of 'the railroad now tinder eon-
tract from 8t. Mary't, on the lltlf1p(ll
river, to lrou Mountain, tbo cxtennlou to
reach Salem, in Dent county. Tho object U
to develon and make aceenlblo the enor
mous Iron Uepodts ol Dent county, some of
wiiirn nave paueu into uio nanus oi some oi
ine largest iron manuracitirers oi l'ltuunrif.
Thin road at St. Vary' will connect with
the railroad from Chester to Centralis, ini
tio k, on the Illinois Central railroad,
whence transportation can then be had In
With the above line of railroad fully
completbd With tbe Illinolt Central,
Cairo & Vincenaei, Cairo Si St. Louis,
Cairo A Fulton, Mittittippi Central, and
Kentucky A Tonnesioo railroads all cen
tering boro with vait coal fields at our
.very dors with the Cairo and Tennoneo
river road, penetrating into llickmao and
other iron oro counties of Tennessee,
counties rich in an oro which,wben mixed
with Missouri ore, makes tbe finest of iron
with, bosldoa, our location at tbo con
fluence of the Ohio with tho Mlifinippi
flvor, Ibore will cortalnly bo no point in
the west offering inducements tuperior to
Cairo for tbo location of Iran furnacot.
The roads roferred to -in tho above' ar
ticle from the' "Olobo," onto completed,
(we understand that the work is already
being vigorously pushed on tbe lino from
8li Mary, to the Iron Mountain.) wo
shall beputatonco Into direct communica
tion with the richosl Iron country in tbe
world) not only "by river," but alto "by
rail;" for St. Mary it only about one hun
dred mllet ibovo Cairo, and hat ono of the
bettrock-iandingt on tbe Mitiiiiippi r'iyer,
whero ,tho Wgoit clait of iteamboati can
land; and, with a largo, iron depot estab
lished at that pojnt, tbo transportation of
Iron ore to Cairo by river, it an easy mat
In view of tho abovo facts, tbo day is
not far distant wbon capitalifta ran and
trill establish iron fumacti at Cairo as tbe
point above all others in tho weit oSoring
superior inducements. The junction of
iron;and coal will, be effected, more cheap
ly at Cairo than elsewhere In the Mittit
tippi valley; and Cairo't' facilities for
shipment of tbo .manufactured irqn to
market, are uoturpaaied.
LT BULLETIN, SUNDAY, DEOEMskjyg72.
jfnlal. that the ever authorized the al-
people who Know an apoui
ecuer U somewhat under
, pmtlBTMAS THOUGHTS.,
'- We are eloeeUpoa tho dawn of a Christ
mass time, and .bjuhls, the Iut Sunday be
fore yia natal day of Um.t who t to-day
maraatly wonklpped lithe temples ded
lesrtei to Hit wrvWo throughout Cbritten
dlem tjltug in coui'foxiable chain or
euy coucbei, bafurej cosy iirei, and sur-
rouadsd by all that makes Ufa desirable
tad' happy, we may, not 'whbout profit,
lay down our newspaperbur uiagakind or
our book,,,afld gjve, a inomsnt or two of
this buy life to reiectionii
It It the'rublonjla Vhese dayt, to abuVe
t'h'e woiyd tbp times are cailud hard, and
wlokedaaujs aaU to be.tbf close .compan
ion' af men aad womeD, aiuehorteaerthan
wat onco the cast. ' ,LylngJ"cheatlng; rob-
.btrleii. murdert, form a largf probo'rti'on of
JbWw.?r Af jy pna.day after another.
iBiitU. we look oven aur morning paper
i-tilli find that tbe'newt It not tluply
report ot the liappenlogt of our own
J'fI'Vwbood, tpwR prnte., Is a t-ou-'
4easiloa.ef the crimes and wroog-Uoingi
"ot a hemltpbtt; tota'etlmet of two: Juit u
uill Im. i il .,' , i , .
ipjucb crime may have beencdtninltted In
iD aama. space,. of ,..4 me a, century ago.
'ai the same facllltia did noteilitfor
'wltklMi it khowaV '
9ifflbjVtivilpb Vomu wick-
Mm MhM dW?d l&.kowledae1Bnd
tiUBiaa'.aiUai whleh blatoa abroad
tWUt)f,,,'grrl''aAdt email, of tbe Wickad
mm Of ,1m aarh. spread the knowledge
fTHEIt NARROW;, GllIGE.
RsWNgJKf 'ffc P AH8Wt;NN.)
TllE CAirtO AND TENNESSEE KAIL
1MPOBTANT IMITIAIi MOVEMENT ,11Y
AUDHE''ft)l vf IlK I VEbHt UWsU
THE PltOPOSKD LINE.
CALL FOR AN EDITORIAL
The repreteiitatlvet of the press of tbe
Eigbtoentb congrettional district of Iin
oli, ro notified and roqueited.tomeot in
conventiop, at Cairo, IlllnoW, on Friday
the 27th day or December 11172, for the
purpose of considering' tnattors of groat
importance to the press and peoplo. It is
earnestly boptd thai every paper In the
district will bo represented. Members of
tho press throughout tbe state are cordially
Invited to attend."'
. It. WaoaoNKR.
Sec. 18th District Press Asiociation.
Having received letters from brothren
of tho precs, in tho upper oud of tho 'din
trlct, stating that some. 'tlmo beforo tho
end of ibo year would suit tbelr conven
ience belter, we have changod the tlmo of
holding tho convention from Friday, Jatf-J
utry 3, 1878, to Friday, Decoraber'27, 18fJ.
It is to be hoped that no Inconvenience
This convention Is not to be partisan In
any sense, and a full representation of the
preii of Southern Illinois' it earnestly
solicited, as matters'of tbo groatett Impor
tance to the fraternity 'aro to bo consid
ered. F. R. W.
aiaat ana degrees
It dully perforuie
LirrLt.'ii Livino acib fok 1873.-iT)iU
well, known magazine )feenU lu an Inex
pensive form, coimfdcrlug Its three nud a
iiirler tliousauu large paycn or reading
nmtter'u year, WjtU frvWbueHN, owing to Its
weekly usue: tn ! with a satltlactory com.
pletenetHatteinpted'by'uo' other publication,
Hie abmen ety na reviews, the bent se
rial and short stories the Itiiest sketches and
poems, aud the mon valuable, blouraphkal,
Idstorlcal, political udsQleiitlllo infonnatlbn
frpwitbe enUre, body o( foreign periodical
luerauin;, , ,
aiuoiii: tiie autlnguulied aulhpm lately
irepresented in ltt ues pre Matll)cw M-
v.uv numuev. ut-oree Macuouiui
Hiss ThacVeray.Max MuIler,Krl Wlnd.Prof
ijrnoiu,Bir tiobert Lytton, Prof. Huxley,
James Anthony Fronde, Jean Ingelow, Thd
Duieot Argyll, Prime Minister Uladstonc,
Mist Mulock, Eickmann-Chatrian, Arthur
Helpt, FrlU Iteuter, Julia Kavansgh, Teu
nytou, Browulnif, tte., etc.
The convention root at tho court houie
in Paris, Tennessee, at 1 p.m., December
17, 1873, pursuant to the call of tho torn,
porary committee for Henry county, and
Gen. J. D. O. Atkins, chairman of that
committee, called the rrteeting to order
and delivered a short addrost of welcome.
Hon. 11. A. Netle of Mayfield, Ken
tucky, was then choson permanent Chair
man, 'and ,. M. I'artoni, ctq., of Writ,
Tennosice, wtt appointed kocrotary1 of
tbo meeting to bo assisted by tho varioui
mombors of the press present.
MR. NIAI.c'a 8FKKCII.
Taking tho chair, Mr. Nealo add'r.ossed
tho convention at somo longth, staling In
a forcible manner tho bonotltJ which, woujd
inevitably accrue to tho country through
whioh tho proposed road would run;,j It
would make land more valuable, by glv
ing to tho products of tho toil n good.and
eully accessible market, tbut enhancing
thoir price; it would develops, noh min
eral landt and coal 11 elds; create a manu
facturing interest ; populate the country ,
reduce freights on competing roadi, and
make an avonuo of travel of great Impor
tance to tbe country. Mr. Neale's speech
was an exhaustive argument In favor of
the proposed road, and was listened to
with attention and Interest1; and, at its
conclusion, heartily applauded.
FlllCAllBLt AKD RXSOLTJTIONI.
Tho chairman, nt the conclusion of his
speech, announced tho convention ready
to proceed to the 'transaction of buitncis,
when Mr. John H. Oberly, of Cairo, Illin
ois, otlorod a scries of roioluttoni for the
.consideration of tho convention. Thoso
were referred to acommltteo of seven, (7)
appointed, by tho chair, anil conilitlng of
Messrs. Atkins, Oborly, Smith, Champion,
Hurd, Caldwell and Corbott. Thltcom
mitteo reporting through Mr. Oberly, pro
posed soma slight amendments to, the roi-i
plulions as originally referred, Tho'report
was recoivod and the committee disrbarg-
ed. Tho convention tbon.took up tho res-'
olutioiif and .after further amondmentt
adopted. them in tho. following manner1!
Whereas, It it the opiulbn of tho con
vention, that a railroad Iroiu tbe city, ol
Cairo, Illlnol', runuing through the countlgt
ol ltallard and Urave, .Kentucky, and or
Ilciirv and llcntou. Tcniicssce. with Si-
vanub, (Icorjia, aa Hi objective point, ami
with a connecting road riinniuz from Paris',
Tcnuei'iee, through TUculooia and Molina,
Alabama, to the Oulf oi Mexico, I demanded
by tbe mercantile, 'agricultural,' manufactur
ing, and all other iutereittof thoqe commu
And a road constructed on the narrow-
gauge prluelple, while it would be competent
to the transaction or all the carrying biiilness
on the proposed line, could be built, with u
much tmalk-r outlay ot money, .than a broad
gauge read ;
And, further, for tho reason that it h tie-cor-ury
to give to the public, in whose Inter
est (he proposed road , would .be operated,
all possible Inlorinatibn lu regard to thfti
Kctulvcd, hnt the proposed road should
be a narrow-gauge road.
Kesolved, that Col. S. S.Tayior, or Cairo ;
Gen. J. D. C. Atkins, of Paris, Tennevee ;
Hon. U. A. NealcorMayfit;ld,KciitiKky, are
hereby appointed the Executive Committee
?if thU Convention, aud are Instructed
o collect Information respecting the
cott of constructing the proposed
road, and mcli iliita M- may bu deemed'
tieccijsary to the iiitormatlon of the public In
reference to narrow-gauge railroads; that
the Committee report' the result of thoir la
bor to an uljourued meeting f this Conven
tion, and make such, sugg? stlonsi to the Con
vention, at Its adjourned Kesston, as they may
tlijnk necei-sary to aid It In lutt:riulnlng upon
the best plan of1 proceeding promptly to the
construction ol the road, atld generally to
have lu charge tho interests tit the proposed
enterprise. ' L -
Resolved, that a local 'committee of live
members be'kppolnted' by (tilsCiinvenUoti In'
each of tbe counties iiained iiii 'tho proato-
ble,.whoHo duty It chall be to labticto create
an interest lu the, proponed entel'ir.ltoj.Jn
those eoimUen; to aid lu phUiulug subsyilp
tlons and the rlvht of way, and gcneraly tp
co-operate with the Executive Committee.
Betolved, that when the Convention ad
Joiinis,'(t shall adjoiirn to meet at'.Maylleld,
Graves county, Kentucky, upon the call of
tbe Executive Committee, and tbe eountiex,
cities aud communities Interested in the pro
posed road, ore hereby requested to send del
egates to said udjqunied meeting orthls Cou
UPON THE LOCAL CQMMIT1'Ki
provided for in these resnlutions there
wore nominated it 1
OK BALLARD COUNTY.
John D. Wildes, John O. Harklots,
Wm. Sheppard, A. J. Warden, Wm.
Hall. ' ' t I '
rUH BENTON COUNTY. j .
W. A. Jones, T. A. Henry, W. P. Mor
rU, Dr.i -.Hudson, John Farmer.'
I'OR UUAVKS COUMTY.U
, J. L. Deimukei, J. F. MoEllrath, R. J.
Beaumont, L. Andersoo, W. 1J.' Miller.
VOB HENRY COUNTY; . ll
It. D, Caldwell, J. Wadb Barton, J. M.
Hudson, M, C.Cheok, L. A. Champion.
foe cAinoi 1
And, upon motion of Gen. Atkins, a lo
cal committee for Cairo, Illinois; was nom
inated, as follows ! "Ortpt. D. Hurd, 'Dr.
W, It. Smith, Judgo 'P: llrost, V. W.
Barclay, 'bi'f'i., ad 'Jlr. iy. W. Thofntdh.
JUbtlK llROSs' HfEKCII.
While tllo cimmlltoo to which Mr,
Oberly't r6oltlont were rderrod, was out,
Judgo F. llrou, of Cairo, wai called Upon
for a tpeocii, and responded In u atittlo
criticism of, th aiertlon that tho popjen
tton ani thoifrlondt of tho, projecl'.und'er
ontlderatlon, might expect aid uud cpiji
fort from St. iLoult. Ue proceuded 'to
show that.Cntro hud kopurod tlio construc
tion of th.a.Oalrq and St. Lls narr'j?
gauge road in, spite pf the cold water
thrown uppi) t.by St, Lols,and bad.tjeen
oowputisa to secure ,pno coroperatlop.pf
Chicago cpita)iiu o do to, io.Ud no
doubt S(. Louis would allow this road to
bo built, und then come In, us tho hud
a i ?airn i tififi
H T --w a. j
done after th
road and the1
without herBId ctMrnoral
claim It at aBthor Beder
but not enorMutHMfno tl
to thow tho necessity for tho proposed road
from Cairo through Paris, and promised
that Cairo would glvo theprojoct all possi
ble encquragcmenL v t
COL. BYKKS. SI'EICU,
Col. W. J. Sykes of Memphis, followed
H&&$x$mkWAtfiil lt St.
Louis, and an.expression ol confldonco In
ber .dotiro to aid cntqrpritct of this kind,
argued forcibly pnd olonuoitly for tho
success of , this, now enterprise
Th colonel's tpooch wat roplote,
not only with arguments, but waa also nn
oloqucnt appeal for labor on the part of
all thoso, who desire tho success of this
project., . Ho s'howod in an oloqaont man
ner, the necessity oxisting for the constrnc
llon'of tho road, and how lit might be built.
Tbe colonol was llttoriod' to with marked
attention, nnd often applauded.
COMUITTEC' 0 ADDHE3S.
Tho chair, on motion, appointed Messrs.
Oberly, MnxWoll, and Corbclt, ns commil
too on addroj for publication.
During the absehco of tho conitnittco on
addrcts, Captain Hurd, Mr. liarclay, lind
Dr. Smith, of' Cairo, woro called to speak,
and responded briefly. Other speeches,
brief, but (to tho point, were also mado by
other dolegatot, nflor which tbo conven
tion adjourned, to await tho report of tho
THE A DIM! KM.
Tho committee appeared, and the con
vention wat called to order, when Mr. J.
H. Oberly, of Cairo, chairmnn of .tho com
mlttoe on address for publication, roported
tho following, which was adopted by tbe
convention, and ordered to bo published
with tho proceedings l
IMPORTANCE OF THE IIOAli.
The uccessltvof n railroad from Cairo,
Illliioli, to the Teuuofflco river, ut or near
Jousomllle, must bcappareutto all who will
give the subject any attcutlou.
The distance between Cairo aud Johnson-
vlltc does not exceed one hundred miles and
the 'road would run through a highly pro
ductive country, much of Which Is now de
prived of rallroad'ucllltlcj.
TIIK MAIN ODJECT
Of this project is lo bring the coal llclds of
Illinois, Which are very extensive, Into close
proximity to thu immenso deposits ol' Iron
ore which are in the counties ol Humphreys,
IHIclunaii aad Lewis, Tennessee. This ore ,
Is. of u'very superior iiall(y aud makes ex-
client Iron;, It 1 admirably adapted to mix
ing with the lissoiiri ore, and the two,
when lulugled, make very Una lrou aud
yield largely,. If the road should do no
other business except the trausportion of
the coal to the ore banks or .the ore to the
coal mines, It would have 'an
immense suri'LY ov fhkiuht.
A large portion ofthefrclght transported
by the Baltimore 'ami Ohio road consist of
crtal, which ainoulit6d In 1ST1 to l,!WI,WrJ tons
besides 3!0,oAo tons used by the company.
The advantage wlllch this road would have
would be that the cars would bu loaded
both wayo, carrvluir eltlier coal or Iron ore.
A LONfl LINE.
The Cairo and St. Louis road, with'a gauge
ofthree feot, will be completed during this
winter, ami when this road from Jdliiisouville
to Cairo Is built, there will be a continuous
lino of railway or tbe same gauge from the
Tennessee river, to (it, Louis, This llui- wjll
be extended through Middle Teiilie-see, In
th dlrectlou ol .Savaunah, (icorgia, aud the
route that, y 111 lie adopted will depend on
the liberality ami public spirit of the coun
ties lu Middle Tennessee. Present appear
ances Indicate that it will pass through
Columbia and Kaycttevllle towards" Hunt
vlljc, Alabama. The object Is to make
ATnitOL'lIlt LINE OV Ciikw RAILWAY
Kroui St. Louis to 'the Atlantla' and the
Gulf, by 'Which freights can be transported
at reasonable rates.
Uallroads constructed for not more than
tl'2100 per mile-, uud operated at oiie-lhlrd
less expense thau ruilroads as at present
constructed, can ,all'ord to transport lrelght
at much lower rates thau arc now charged.
ThU road is Intended to tie a part of an
extensive lino of railway whlcli' wlicir com
pleted will do a"very heavy amotml or
THE LOCAi: AllVANTAOKS
Oflhls road would be very great even if It
never became part of a great through lino.
' i DISTANCES.
..from Cairo toXu'slivllle, by. till road, the
distance would be only l"i tailrs ; from
Paris to iNashvllle,,iw lu(le ; from Purls to
t. Louis 2.10 miles; Trout Parfs tpPaducah
tW miles; from Paris tp Cairo "Q,inlle,
.It thus nppeanij.that the dUtnuee .between
many important places will ,be much lets by
tlili route than iy the routes uow In ,ute. As
nu illustration ol tills It limy be stated that
While it.ls 133 in'il'es from Parl.H to N'asUvllle
by MelCenzle, It will be only 103 miles by
thfs iirojcctcd road. Similar remarks may
be made as to all other places on the line 'ol
WhreVcrth'lit road crosses the Memphis
uikVLouIkvIIIc und the Mcmphlaieid Paducah
roads tliero mdst be luiphrtaut nnd llloiirLsh
log manufacturing Uj)vu, ThltesHltjt.froui
the'fae't that thow crfttsliigtjwlll be between
the coal llelds p.? Illinois, and the oro banks
or'i'enuesscc, williln reasonable distance "ol
each. There turtiaces, foundries, rolling
nillLs and iiiuiiuluctilriug establishment!! of
all kinds inay lio erecfed and profitably
operated) ,hccause they will liaVe thu three
great rccpilsttcii to tuceessnil maAulaet ui'-Ing-rcheirfV
fuel, cheap Iron orek and cheap
1 AnJ?' coiijitry' io lie rich and" iirosperous!
intlst have 'diversified pursuits. Sluiiufuc-'
tine, commerce, and agriculture must go
together.' All M thes'e' 'may be- combined
mott'eaiily'bii.thulllue ol this road, und It is
noti-aylng toi) much whuiiAve ttato that tho
gifdat lunuufaeturlng forllon of Tcuncee
and Kentucky should,) on t account, its
superior udvuutugcs, bo on this road.
WIIKN TIUH IIKI.IEK U UEALUEU,
As It mu be, Uio roads now in operation
the Mvnili(H lfbiij( land (Memphis
and Paducah, must share largely In the busi
ness created by this new road, und they are'
thercl'oiV luterestdd iu'citonllliig tb it'eslii
estatHlttaubV.' 411. I
I NAltMOW OAlIUKORNOklAUail,
lit Uiiot our pdrpote tbianter into a d,i
ciuslou'iif tlio comiumtlvM advantages und
dltadvuiitagtitiOC br,paij unjl narrow gauge
roads. We arer,itUed1 u narrpw, sauge'
,road can Up fdlithy uslne,s; blrflad will
have Jo do no,niitJr Wvjr mpvH that my
be : uiid w'o are further 'satisfied that we:
cannot procure 'th'e 'lieint "fb" oous'tnlbt
any other kind of road. Hoads of this de
scription haVo been 'successful wherever
they have been tried, and in 'all Instances
Vlneapnet l .hjvo paid ban
dlrittsnda. Ilia will,.
tMca'ntotMsPp)jt;whcn thU road'
tOibc bulltJ lidf ralm atifllolKtit nimli to
!jSullcl iSrand IB WdoaM the business re-
S, A1?6" '"itV'care and comfort-
There It'tKJthlng strango or mysterious
lu the manner In which railroads, enrich
countries. It Is done by cheapening the
cost ol transportation ' to market of all
articles produced, cither on farms, in facto
ries, or u wines. Tho real value of land de
pends, 'not only IdIi tbcaraouut It produces
but also upon, tho facility 'of getting pro
ductions to good markets ut cheap rates.
Land thirty miles from a railroad Is not
wortii inoio than half ai much ns laud yield
ing the saliio amount of productions lying
two, three, or even llvc'iiillcs from a rail
road. The difference In the cost of trans
portation to market makes laud close to a
railroad more valuablo than land remote
from a railroad.
INCREASE IN VALVE OV REAL ESTATE.
The whole cost of this road from Johnsou-
vfllc to Cairo will riot exceed 1,200,000, and
the country through which It Will run It now
wortii $8,000,000, and when this road It com
pleted, will be worth not lest thau IJ,
i THE MEANS TO lll'lt.U.
It Is Idle to. say thun that tberu are not
sufficient means to build thy road. There
maybe a want or will and determined action,
butthere is uuwuut or ability. The Increase
In the value of the property on the line or
this road, caused by Its construction, will
bo three timet as much us the entire cost or
AS AN INVESTMENT
We believe It will pay, on account or Its
small cost and light running expenses, to
gether with the heavy' buslnets It mint do
Inthc transportation or freights, to say noth
ing of lis passenger business.
These are sonitof the consideration which
cause us to recommend tills road to Uit
favorable consideration or the people along
Inline, and also Ui capitalist who ure seek
lug safe Investments.
John 11. Oiiehly,
TllOS. II, C'OKDETT, .
W. S. Maxwell,
llon.Thos. H. Corbclt of lltllard county,
Kentucky, moved the following:
Resolved. That the Executive Committee
Is hereby Instructed to prepare a charter for
ine roau inrougn Kentucky ana Tennemve.
Mr, Oberly laid the proposod company
should bo named so that tbe Kxecutive
Committco might proceed under Mr. Cvr
bett's resolution, and moved that tbe
name of tho company should be "Th
Cairo and Tennessee Kiver Railroad Com
PUBLICATION OF I'HOCEEDINOe.
Dr. Dickinson of Paris, moved that the
Parti, Mnylleld, Cairo, St. Louis and other
newspapers along the lino of this road,
and the Memphis nnd Nashville papers,
be requested to publish tho proceeding of
this convention. Curried.
In soconding this motion, Mr. Oberly
of The Cairo Rullktin, remarked that
tho proceedings of tho convention ought to
be, placed in tho hands of many people
who would not see either of tho paper re
ferred to In tho motion, and that ho would
print the proceedings In circular form,
and gratuitously tend one thousand copies
to each of tbo local committees for distri
bution in its county.
Votes of thank woro tenderod to Mr,
Oberly for 'his liberal proposition to1 print
tho prococdiogs gratuitously, and to thu of
ficers and committees for their sorviccs.
The iconvontion adjourned to moot at
Mayilold, bn the call of tbo executive com
mittee F. M. Parson, Sec'y.
OAVE OIHAHDKAU ANJJ ILLIAO
Oominoroial-av., Foot of Klovontb-tt.
Hist quality of Limo and Cement al
ways on hand, and for sMo at tbe
very lovost figures for cash.
FASliioNABtiiil ' BA'RBER
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KOK LADlia, MEfi aND CU1LDR:,
kioriTit St., Ut. Com. & Vasu,',
Has jtist'opened a new and ttvllth ettab
l.ahment, fully up to the times, und. lnvltM
old customers uud uew, ladles, children tad
an, io itivor uim wiui tueir pairotugp,
CITA1I work dono in tho Latest Style '
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