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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1873.
jiV. 6, 1878.
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glW JUitt H PL LIT IN :
rcKUort 9 as
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) t"cn1et If not pld In
4 ,. 12 00
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j4lu or vrxtkr ovllxtik,
naT .BOUUIS,, ,.,.,
invariably In advauci.
Utrnttrng laatlftr every pnc.
Votk for Fisher, Hodges
and Sanders! Wo under
stand that Mr. Wilson's
'friends intend to vote for San
ders and Hodges, and wo ad
Tiso tho friends of Mr. Fisher
do the same. Let the fight
bo a fair one between Fisher
Yoti for Fisher, Uodgo and Sanders.
TtBlKft; Sandera and Hodgos li the
ticket, the Fither men should voto to-day,
Bi general content "Wilson nnd Fither,
Men will vote to-day for Hodeei and San
den. Lout Joeqenikx Is a candidate for
jtut.ee of the peace in North Cairo pre
cinct, and ao it Cbarlat'R. Kyle.
Im "Wilton Jpen have abandoned the
ineligible dodge.- They ascertained that
Fither could not bo beaten by inch' a
Tkxei wm considerable excitorccnt on
the atreeta yetterday. All the candidates
vera busy, and all their friend are at
lively at anU on a hot surface.
OtJH local editor would go' to the
country latt night, and we had "Wilson
fearfully on the brain. The confluence
la, we have tnnch "Wilton and no local
matter. But what's the boddi, at l'hll
Tux boyt, Thomas and all tho other.
mil exoept George were out at the Cai
also fcall lait night, and a very lively time
tity had. Several flgbtt were threatened
1c: sil left at an early hour tbit morning
31 tibala but aching headt.
Xx. "Wilms and hit supportors are
tkssieisi; Jodge Bros and running Mc
2'2miTU They know McPhootors it not
-tiJ ;aaliSed for the ofllce of county
JnLfe, tat they halo Brou and are " mov
ing itavens and earth" to defeat li:
Tiut Germant shuuli Viuu tutulia-
"Wilson calls u la.rC.auiniej , Hit:
tied him, wit!: dim InilUi o lit
asSZ. However, nitiuii Urn is ct;JY
saCscad, we rata 'im ifirurnt'tu
4am that fact t i'J? Hum .tf . rlVuj;
aumitt at us? If i -vum mill,;' ,vii..
Itti atcold be 1 "We hart iCuu tarmtl U
ait? ksta under our wicg, l.-t i.i v-mliti
Lucrs U. Muchs nai optuvi t-uv 1
ami aii ccmmiMlon house, Xo. 111, Ui
Wvrt2:i brick building, Commercial
ravioli. He has a lino room for his but!
aiiaa xaL H already gotting goods into it.
JLiiinis Siirty bsles of cotton woro i new
aiwuu-ii! lo our eye, and a ploatant one.
ffym -u Scand to tuccood. Ho can my
-vitli D'iirili : "I hy0 triod many
slump S4vtral times and havo always
JtiKtamisd 1: f u 11 Ho knows no tuch
"vnrd iii 'iT
.r-mtjs 3aoi and Mr. Webb roturnod
sVnm. si eosatry precincts yosterday.
UUtsj zil;? aj that they beard many o
ton sisaie ef the different precincts eny
Cms Mr. WtUoa had distinctly and re-
jaaisity dtUrti that he was opposed to
t!u siisssletija ef the Cairo and St. Louis
Timi ta. tsto ; would not issue any moro
scsdj la aU of if, would replevy the
V.tUs alraa-iy oat, and raise thunder with
smeySAily who wanted the road com
y&su-i. Aai u wP.l be observed that Mr
ita d:4e cot deny, in hit card, that
fee had tela the Clear creek people that
te was ey;i to the road, lie did not
dare to do so. He could have been put
Csws by rsaay repatetle witnesses.
Coji cijuris the clerkship wo intended
lo make m few remarks, but have not got
Woe. W e like all the boys. Davison
it that fancy painted him; Johnny
i-rowiey is en excelleat young man, who.
Tailh experience, would mako a cood nfli
cer; Lynch we know to bo an excellent
clerk and alto a clever gentleman. In
tsar opinion the contt'st will be between
Xynch ana Crowley, with the cbantes in
favor of the former. Davison will re
iv a large number of levee votes, Crow
ley will take the Irish votes alraott to a
an, and Lynch will rocelve most of the
German totae. The colored troops seem
lo be divided botween Caowley and
Xynch, with an occasional tbot for Davl
on, COLOUED MEN, BEWAP.E I
Mr. Wilson, who has repoatedly tald ho
WWldn't have a d d nigger vote for him,
feat) come down to the hard-pan and it
ewurtlng the colorert vote. And he it
trying 10 cnoat me toiored men out of
their votes for Fisher, Here is the trick :
(Hi whlto friends are voting for Hodijct
Md Bander. Banders is believed to tu
ma antl-rallroad man, and tho Wilson
lata fcelieve tbey can afford to glvo tho
Waadt of tne road one representative on
the board. To white men Mr. Wilton
tayt, "Doa't vote for Klsbcr; vote
for ma, San den and Hodges'' n0
knewt be oaa't gat the colored men to
oUfor hlmagalntt Pitber, but he also
kiowl .that the race i( between him and
yUker, ut be therefor layi to tho col-
rati anaa t "Fisher ii your friend, voto
efor WtB, but vete for me and Sanders,
, t0o." jf the nejroet don't tots for Wll
an; If tbey do vole for Fisher, Hodgei
and Senders, Fisher will liavo at loait
thteo hundred colorod vote to offsot throo
hundred vthllo "Wilson votoi. Tho throe
hundred Wilion sthltovotot andtbothreo
hundred Fisher colored votai will mako
tlx hundred, leaving about flvo hundred
othor white toUi. If llthor geti throo
hundred ol thoso bo will carry tho city; If
he can get all tho colorod rotei and dl
vldn the white voto of eight hundred In
tho middlo ho will carry the city by throe
hundred majority. If bowover tho colored
men voto for Wilton AND Usher, the
colorod voto will not allect
tho roiult, and whn will
carry tho city will dopond upon who will
get tho majority of the whlto votos. "We
beliovo Fiihor would beat AVllion
thon; but wo hopo FIbor will not bo
thui sacrificed bv his colored friendi. A
coloiod man who votes for both i isbor
and AVIlio cancols hi vote. It amount
to nothing. Ily this trick Mr. "Wilson,
who henrtlly hatei nil negrooi, hopes to
cheat the colored men out of their volos
and defeat Fishor. Can colored mon bo
bamboozled by luch a tbin trick ?
A TARDY DENIAL.
Mr. Wilson denies that he it opposed
to tho completion of the Cairo and St.
Thlf denial Is for city consumption. In
tho country ho dispensed altogothor a dif
ferent kind of an article. Thoro hodo-
clarod that the road was a fraud ; that he
was opposod to it completion ; that be
would, if ejected to tbo board of county
commissioners, rcplovy (a foolish expres
sion to be made by to sensible a man) tho
bonds already issued asd not
allow another bond to be Is
sued. Tuts oak ns r stores nv x
host ov wiTXCist. A letter from
Judge McCrite to Judge lira contains
this charge,'and tells to whom the expres
sions were made; and Mr. i-a under, the
countv candidate for whom the mon
men are going to vote, tn the belief that
he is at much opposod to the road as "Wil
ton, TOM) tiik xditor or TlttS VArtU, IX
tub iiemumq or Mn. Jons C. "Wiutk,
Juduk Dross, Jliu Von, xvv Axortts
OKSTLCMAX, that MK. WILSON HAD
DEULAHED MOST i3MlUATlCAL
LY, IN CLEAHCUEEK, THAT H!
WAS OPPOSED TO THE COMBUS
TION OF THE KOAD" Mr. Susiai-rM
said ho would be qualiH'l that Mr. Wil
ton made tab pladge'tu hi puoplu.
And now cornea Mr. WUon, c;u (..vnj
MR TBt3X;3 to at ics-ts fj Cta.vit.
est ik, wuixi us s-vtrtcr vitras tia
xcx as it osvwzs: rv ruJt :w.u?t ami.
tiitrti that h u not uppou'iil tj tbi uum
pletioa. Cia ar tfi:;jn Os.w. vUu
deslrei the cccj:rw::-ja i sail fja.Z
i caujh: otih s;h
The charge via: Mr.W"uwc iii in.
elared he ws eppceed so tir wci jiwutn
of the Cairo ad St. Louis r.M-i -mu zii.ii
by Tux Cviiviry Tteslt. ti'i
trtzr wit icifwt im rttaiciitti A. !i
UMHIZ21IH: til 'CnHlEuun. ruv naa
1 wa-Jiiltitthmf Mill .It ihiullimiUl lltiry it
Vie rjpjrt Ofiilti llijili.l'. wiitlltl i!ill iti'lilir
.irtliTr.llituilli.i:U ilf ttlm ii;iiillt ilnifuri'
OleClnni llriy.iiiiill iliiH inUi-nillrmitl miiyiiM
rrti iTllanii jiiii :iiutl .lliiilljintl liimmtltf
11M ;(lll lljijnmilllt ittf Sit' il'ld'
'YHHlitl diil'.uUJ (iUIH M it'.l'tlivt'.('t.Utt
i5tnmiwvimautnis! u wwt it ix. ;'t)
vuAai 4i.v v) vt.jf -A ti-t itv UftuViw-
lAVSi Cvi W) lit t f! lit ttUtovi
Wgti to the oantry tr.d ttn an
nounced in IndeSnito terms that he Is not
opposed to tho road.
The trick It too thin. Any man with
half an oyo tan seo through it. Every
citizen who in really anxious to havo tho
road completed should gently, but earn-
fully, crnso Mr. Wilson's narno from It fa
IS NOT A
Mr. Wilson, canvassing tho country pre
clncts, declared bis opposition to tho
Cairo and St. Louis railroad. This news
camo to us trom many tourcos, una wo
chargod in thoso columns that ho wat mi
enemy of tho road, so declared by bit
own tonguo and so published by his
associations. If wo did not mako this
charge in a courteous manner wo failed
in our intention in that rctpoct
And now comes Mr. Wilton, certainly
very angry, with a circular address to tho
people of Cairo. An attack upon us,
couched in tbo languago of Insinuation
it contains, but its ostensible purpose is
to dony that ho is oppoted to tho con
struction of the roud. To ascertain
whether his attack Is Just and to determine
bis purpoto in referonco to tho road
wotball publish Mr. Wilton's circular in
full. It is as follows :
Mb. WILSON'S OlHCULAll.
TO TUB VOTEItH Of ALEXANDER COUNTY,
OlXTl.KMKK AttlinnnlMtfitlm, nf n itiitM.
bcrof Irleudu, who had tho kindlier to ex.
l'rcss their confidence in my Integrity and
.iiiiiy iu iiuitci me imurettH or tbu county
01 Alexander, I was Induced to miIjidU mi
name ut a eaudldato lor tbo nfflco ol count v
couiiiiUloner. Now, ns Mr. Oberly svh
hat It it an office neither of honor or proilt,
I supposed that I would bu allowed to Mil)!
mlt my name to tho consideration ol mv
neighbors and friend, (mUtly uml neml..
fully, without being the' inwii.Sf
up u hornet'H nest In certain iiwirtcr. uml
consequently u considerable flutter of ex.
cltemeut. I llnd mysell assailed Willi ui
f,1'0, venom ol whleli that dltlngulhi;d
libeller and tradueer of Tub Hui.I.kiin Is
capable of throwing, ami wllh ruluetunco 1
um drien Into iirint. In order to Indicate
lliysu II In Ueleiiee. It Is i lniri.i.il th.
Hiotlvet In becoming a randldato nre not of
iuu j.uresv khiu. ii me object to bo at
tained bo praiseworthy, 1 apprebend that It
makes little difference to )uu whether the
motives ure sinister or not.
Kkmakks. Tiik JIullktin did not
charge that Mr. Wilton's motives woro not
of the purest kind
TlIK J1UJ.I.ETIN did
not seek to
investigate motives. Mr.
mlttakcn In tho nanor. Tlin
Oszetto,' publlthed by a friend of Mr.
"Wilton, mid It wat reported that Mr,
Wilton had been bought by a gentleman
of this city whose Interests aro believed to
demand the defeat of tho road. We did
not say that. It was ono of Mr. Wilton's
own friends. Wo havo not said Mr. Wil
son could be bought, or that bolng in the
employment of a gentleman opposed to
the road was tho secret of his candidacy;
but wn did lay that 31 r. Wilton, in a con
versation with gcntlomen In Clearcreok,
said that Judgo Bross had said he (II rots)
had boen oflorod $10,000 to change bit
position on, tho railroad qunstion; that
he (Wilton) would not say llrost had
takon the money although ho had changed,
but that ho would say llrois was a d d
fool if ho didn't that bo (Wilton) would
havo dono so if he had Intended to change,
and tho odor had been undo to him
Tboro would havo been no dishonesty in
tho taking, our readers will readily per
ceive. Wo did not, wo repoat, charge
that Mr. Wilton would act corruptly. He
hlmiolftnid ho would not have resisted
tho tomptation thrown In lirost' way.
WIH.lt. bo an attack on Mr. Wilson's mo
tives, if wo say wo beliovo with him that
ho would not havo refused to delicious a
Will the roador ploaso to carefully read
tho paragraph above. Docs he find in it
tbo declaration that Mr. Wilton Is In
favor of the road, anxious for its comple
tion, and will uto his influence as com
mittlonorto teo that the project is carried
out, while ho protects tho rights of tho
The blttcrncs of the opposition comes
entirely from the officers of the narrow
garue railroad, as It 1' usually termed, or
rather ilonnami and associate, who allege
that I am opposed to the bulldlug ol tho
road, and In favor of repudiating a ncied
contract between themtehes and the county
in rvcard to the building of the name; ami
that 1 am opposed to the lue of any mon?
bonds for it completion. In reply to allot
which 1 luxe onlr to sav that I am athld
thit the county on Its part, has already com
plied with the cordltlon of that uufortu
UAte contract, and that How I nut and vwcl
ate or xUls and Holiud. or l'avon
.t Co., or anyone ! mentioned in the con
tract, bate Uliorir lalld tit .!j mTlhln-
whater on tatr part, but on ttte contrary,
and dollars trour the eity and i
county. ttnmedUtcl; abandoned ta wort
and lell the country.
ItcMARK. The county Am ccmplied
with its part of the contract, and to have
thij contracto who have act kft f
piit ua'wuvs. F;wn. Jfc Co.. art ih
iwaftcnjjcvr-H. Ki'tfH.'ui.V'sf. tiltt t)utuln.. M?
Wllhuu, ihi jjitrrr.ijj .jmtinl bullrv, i
tiiv't ttu uiipinlliim H tiliit: llHn uw. llulU. )i
Cltiuu.yj, im lhitSt ?ibu, Jim !Jvili 'vnHii
iUtii), iuii hiiiL tihi illiiir: uwwwi: ii; r-uil I
utnti 'virtil S'M'J, Jllll'urrjvllUniU' X'Jit,
yit VIJmiii, in titu nnmiTiph .liluvn,
jii jh Ei'vJimil! ur icmnniitue, ur V'ijuiii A
t"i. tJl't ii'jnfc-ictur :iilurr B-nMijrnif
i.'Hl.lill)) &ir autitiHiTj, unmiHUiiJiir7
;)ii:iir(i(!uii Silu -vucit aai tift sSa
uunej ' Jvim. -vtliinx iiii T'arwn Jt
Oj. rwuLTj situ wsj-siwrsua it siumi Si:nij '
"Wm is ir-jui Hr A. 31 Siiofi. si
Srw:a.v ti.irf i t3 zisi -lilxtiz iay tiroit
54'SiS CUISJUiTiCC CCS?i:, LZJ OJ
litt't ns2 Si it iti rx?zi siec: iz c;
iLSs iii tie wairtn Mr. WtUca ,
. lti l ''T!., i r,ik rlv !- v.
A SJu,, -vl.v
"tii'rj' fflillKtl ai' ifiu luniluiij; mu liilu: S'url,
1 ilntt, mitSiiinimttvr.,,.v liiAs jnwuiiiy Sir 'j
'iiLindt, ,'iuS Sin xwvxarj. i. Vi'ii.
I miu Mi'Mui iv ,wtrt tXxt K. StSvfi U
.'MTV).9 tl t it It 'Hli-Vi SJ.
wvsjisAj rt'.wi tht Mr. HHrji4 U
u ttt ty l Inf. Mr. Wiluru
- ... .
u tt'.titit. lit xr.owi that I'arir. 6l
Co. have fally corr.plitd with tttfr part of
Will the thvif-.t pleate ti carefully rtui
tbo paragraph above'' Dor ho And In
it the declaration that Mr. Wilson is In
favor of tho road ' The Issue is again
dodged covered up by words.
If the contract require them to build the
rrmil bi-friro lliuv receive nnv more bonds.
iii.tici m-nin to demand that they should
abide by the contract ns well as tho county,
ItKMAnKS. Exactly i tho company
does not want moro than tho contract. It
h ultlfng to ttand by the contract j but
does Mr. Wilson anywhere assort in his
circular that, If ho should be elected
commissioner, he will endouvor to icq
that tbo county shall porforin Its part of
the contract Nowhere; and yet his card
was intended at a denial of the charge
that ho wished to annul that contract!
Ho don't deny. He uses words to de
As the contract It liable to be mlnrepre-i-cntcil
to the people, why li It that Mr.
Oberly who Is the ice-presldeut, and owns
a newspaper, docs not publish it so that the
people will understand Itr or Is he one of
the 1 lowland; u'loclates that propose to
abandon tho contract and release themselves
mid Irleuds from any obligation whatever;
Kkmarks. Wo have horetoforo pub
llthed that contract. We had nothing to
do with tho making of it. It wat entered
into while Mr.UallidnyJwatdlrector of the
road. Ho opposod it, we know; but that
wo had anything to do with it it not true,
as Cnpt. Ilttllldsy, from whom, wo doubt
not, Mr. Wilton obtained many of tho
points of his card, might havo told Mr.
Wilton, if Mr. Wilton had had any dis
position tu either know or assort tho
Thero is an intimation in this para
graph that wu ure mi associate of How
land, Lot us say onco for all, that
wo never taw Howland, nover had any
biuincts connection with him whatever;
that we have never received from auy
eourco ono cent for any work wo havo
dono on behalf of that road at an editor,
or at a director, or as itt vico president, or
in any other way ; that, on tho contrary,
in attending meetings of tho diroctort, wo
havo paid our own expenses, Ion our tlmo
without reootnponto, nnd do not nxpect
any wsget from any sourcu for our labor,
except such wages at may como to ut by
tho completion of tho road, In tho en
hancemunt of tho valuo of our property
and increase of our butlnett. All this wo
would declate under oath, without heslta
tlon or any mental reservation In ut
Mr. Oberly pleads In behalr of J-ayson k
Co ,that they "have become Insolvent be
cause of the burthens of the road placed
upon them." inasmuch us It estinisted
that they curried at leusl tWenly-lhu tlsoti
sand dollars out of the county, it It dllllciilt
to understand how tho operation liuru
would break them. Hut tbey ure not in.
solvent. 1 have recent advices from the
highest commercial authority in the United
Slate, at Chicago, where they llc, that
they have not tailed, but are estisnated to
be worth 9TuO,OUO; tbatilr. Canda, one of
the Arm, is worth $300,000, and Mr.Payson,
president of the Fourth national Bank of
Chicago, has real estate to the value or
9300,000 or 1100,000. Hothatlseenoreaton
(or releasing them from tholr obligation
to build tho road.
(Kxuanits. Psyson i Co. havo be
come insolvent. Tbey have cot jot beon
forced into bankruptcy, but their liabili
ties amount to ono million, flvo hundrod
thousand dollars. They can borrow no
mora money. This we know, but thoro Is
no intention to roleaso them from any
obligations to build tho road nono what
ove, and Mr. Wilson knows thero Is nono.
They will be held to tho letter and tho
spirit of the eobtract.
If it will sattily Mr. Oberly, or Howlaml
and associates, to know my position, I will
say that I am opposed to limilni? any more
bonds until they comply with their ubllga
tlons and build the road: and 1 am further"
opposed to oppressing the people by levying
auy more taxes to pay Intercut on bonds
that are not Issued, but yet In tho hands of
a trustee. The maxim Is as good with cor
porations as with Individuals, thatthe worst
paymasters are those Hint pay in advance
and those that don't pay at all. As Mr.
OberlrJ admits that I have nlwavtbeeu n
warm advocate of that road, 1 will pay that
my feelings In regard to It noccMlty havo
undergone no change; but, believing that a
future Issue of bonds previous to comple
tion would Injuro its prospects, 1 would bo
opposed to Its Issue.
Kemarks Tho pooplo nro not op
pressed by tho payment of interest on
tho bondi. To conduct tho business of
this county last your $22,000 woro ro
quirod. Tho taxes levied woro 10,800,
lets commissions and abatements, leaving
a balance, to bo applied to tbo paymont of
tho oxpentea of tho county, of lots tbnn
$10,000. All tho cxponscs wen paid.
Tho county does not owo
one cent of current debt. How
wero $22,000 paid with an incomo of $10,
000? Inthlsway: lntorett was collected
on the railroad bonds, but was not paid to
the company. It was paid into the county
treasury, asd made part of the i'i'J O'jO
paid for expenses. If this interest had
not Wn collected and thus applieJ, in
stead of levying $10,C00 the clerk would
have K-ea compelled to lew $2J,000 or
else have had county orders at a discount
cf at leart "5 per cent. Now where is the
oppreuloo? Not a cent of Interest geu
cutf the county tresu'ary; an if Mr.
Wdscn VacitscJ ilefetsrwt hemsst add
tha aracua: kejeied oi is lie tax Utt Is.
iswsA.fc way. Tha ai'.tjf it ii brcai sj
X- TUUun i.1 Si piirarja aicre, is
unfiftifi tu wy ti.sS li? wjiiJii at aay
'mii-i l)uiiiii jfiflx'iw Sir iiajpUti?s, bet
'in inn ant siiy iar iirt 31 his card iiai
!lu Tnuiil uisms ih ttaaii if iht rsJ sioald
..mnpi'iui Et m piiyisg hUii-d.
;f)wiiiL vsih. vscij.
ts. 4J Xr.UO-itly sirs P-stca i Co. in
inwiial. tiiw S tl Is. rxirJ to HowUnd
tail samwaui? Afier ditivat iacciT, I
iin s Jsars ticxz Mr. UowUsd lire
ouantStV, f.-!.v.i'lk?r or otherwise, for anr-iir.-r;
10c ciz I Uxtz. wno the uttciite
irr.'aajt J!r. Otxrly hislt Is one. s
k Pr-Midtst. he shooM b able to give
tietr iist-s. It Sc-ik very nueh like re-
? rr. lor the purpose of ahttneting the
' i-yzidt from the bands of the cottodlan. and
uel 10 ta ?isie amciaUon.
P- A-K4.-The -aiKates' of How-
. I . IITTJ J1
sii rsits.a, Mr. wUsa lavs
T4, ut ts-srtlLtr vrti, stirlra sjilllot
tC J.ali.ui ld'sufcitti like rt:.i;sg the
it iviy.aibl jnf.y eosotraed ? Who
J i-n iaH asTttims anywsere or at anv
i tiiie Ljt reUaiic; anybody' And
tyw ovild the Uindc w abstracted" " M r.
ritfurd, tti eity UaxUj;, and Judge llrois,
the eciasity trostvj, cannot deliver the
bonds now in their possession until the
read Is completed. Does Mr. Wilson mean
r intimate that Col. Taylor, the president
of the rotd, will reiolvo himself Into a
L&rglar and break open tbu safes of tho
two trustees? If Wilson does,he is an ar. If
he in'endt to lniiouate that Menrs. Haf
ford nnd Jirott will become rascals ond
surrender tho bond's before they aro
earned, he It a liar, by implication. He
don't know what ho Intended to insinuate
himself, or 7o are mistaken in believing
him, or. tbit question, a prejudiced dolt.
Mr. Oberly. In hfi nica for Pavson ,t Co..
given ut tome 11 juret to prove the cost of the
road, which, by a singular coincidence, are
are altogether in round numbers, and havo
the ear-marks of being fixed up lor tho oc
casion, especially as they are accompanied
by the allldavlt of Mr, Cauda, who simply
declines to swear to the cost at nil; and if
the Inures were only intended to cover this
case, they would huvo looked about ai well
In print il they had been made a little larger.
Or, perhaps, there was tear of overdoing
the thing, you know.
llEMAitKH. Wo don't know whether
Canda's figures aro correct or incorrect.
He sworo tboy wore, and ho bus never
been sutpoctod of any ditbonorablo act.
Tho statement of cost was made by Can
da without any intention of being mado
public before ho or anybody know there
would bo any railroad istuo at this elec
tion In this county. If the company has
beon overcharged, an investigation,
which will of course bo made, will show
the fact, and as a consequonco Mr, Cauda
will suffer the pains and ponaltiof of por-
Jury. That It all.
Let ut look for ono moment, and tee how
the account stands: According to Mr.
Oberly's thrures. tbu cost of tho road has
hen tl,ZCl,!M, and that $300,000 moro will
abundantly complete I
all, say ?'J,0U7,
f.'M, lor which there has been Issued tJ.UOO,
(XXJin first inortKaxo bonds, and It is pro
posed to Itsuo DM0.0U0 moro in second inert
Kage bonds: leaving a balance over and
above the cost, accmdliig to his own tltruren,
of Will Mr. Oberly answer If that
III tie balance Is to uu to Jlowland and asso
ciates? Or who There is to bo ?5,000,0o0
of stock Issued, In ull bonds and stocks
$tj,n.'0,0u0, which will only leave tbo little
balance or Vi,W,m as the protlts ol build
lug the road.
KieiiAJiKft. Wo said ?2,C07,057 cnih
had already boon oxpendod on tho road,
nnd that $300,000 wero requirod to finish
It, making Its total cost, with Its presont
equipment, $2,007,000. Tho estimated
cost of construction and equipment was
$3,200,000, which is $343,000 moro than
tho cost will bo with present equipment,
liut tho road has not enough. locomotives
nr cart, and for tbo needed rolling stock
ut least $313,000 will havo to bo expended
to mako tho Cairo and fit, Louis rond one
of the best railroads in tbo world. Mr
Wilson says $2,500,000 lint mortgugo
bonds havo boen issued, Truo, Ho eujs
altoititprnposod toitsuo $810,000 toeond
mortgngo bonds. Ho thon addt to tlio
bonds ittued tho bondt i'boI'ohxd to iik i
iKNurti, and tubtracti tbo amount from
$2,Gf)7,b38, according to Mr. Wilton's own
statement of tho cost of the road, and adds
"leaving a balance, according to hi.
' tOberly's) own ligures of $8GO,00OI" Mr.
Wilson makes figures for u. If alt tho
proposed second mortgagobondt, $830,000,
had been sold, and told at par, and all the
$2,259,000 first mortgage bonds had boon
sold at par, Pajton & Co., If they should
complete tho road, would clear
only $10,OCO but Only i,
COO.O00 of tho first mortgngo
bonds were told for 82 centt on tho dollar,
and not one of the incond mortgage bonds
hnt yot beon told, and cannot be If.iucli
mon at Mr. Wilton aro olocted county
commissioners. Tbo second mortgngo
bonds will bo worth nothing, unlets tho
bonds of tbo counties and towns, nt tboy
nro earned by tbo company, sro made
collateral aecurlty for tbem. Out of the
$2,000,000 first mortgago bonds, 1'nyion &
Co. got in cash only about
$l,T00,CCO, and thoy have not
rccoivod ono cent from tho recond mort
gngo bonds, they being not tnarketnebl at
any prlco. l'ayson ic Co. cxpondod In
cash S2,CC7,&38, which Is $907,038 mora
than they received from the first mortgngo
bonds; and thoy mutt add to thit sum
$300,000 to complclo tho rond, making
their expenditures above their cash re
ceipts $1,307,038, and at least $1,000,000
more than thoy have received from any
quarters on account of tho road, Cairo
and Alexander and Monroe county bonds
bolng counted in. And yet Mr. Wilton says
our flguros show that Messrs. l'ayson A
Co. will mako a proilt of $5,082, 1 Cl I Ho
is not a vory wise man, or olio ho believes
all the voters of Cairo aro fool,
Mr. Oberly thinks it will be n paying road,
and that the dividends paid on the stock nt
the county Irom the earnings will pav the
lntcrot upon the bonds. This would be
something wonderful, as In that caie How
land and as oclate?, or whoever thev
sold their stock to, would be receiving
Irom the csrnlncs ot tho road nearly tioo.-
000 per annum. A very nice little arrange
ment. Indeed, as far us the county Is con
cerned. I place but little value upon tho
amount to be received on lt. stock under
tul arrangement, and only mention it to
show the great expectations ot an associa
tion who do not lnvet a dollar. Sow I
simply ak thrtn to give us a road.
l.KUAKKs. We don t rcmemlor to
haveald the dividends paid on stock of
the county wonli pay the Interest on the
sounty bondt. We didn't. Mr. Wilson
Is making the truth elastic : he is stretch-
es it. Mr.
, in hit letter, ssvs:
"If the pasii subsides asd the renewal of
bcirsess U'gins la time, it ii confidently
hoped asd believed that the road's nt
eirsisji, by April next, may be equal to
the piysst of six months' interest on
ectiiiniir.g flrsr mortgage bonds. "' Mr.
Wilson has protably mixd ut with Og
des. asd ciliated his proposition.
Mr. Wilton say : "Now I limply ask
thea to give ut n road ;' t ut hasn't Mr.
Wilson forgotun to lay that, in order to
secure the roid, if elected, he will issue
tie toads of the county when th road
has beea oompletcd. No where in Mr.
Wilioa't card can be found a hearty de
claration that he will do all he may le
gally do to secure the road that, if tho
company complete it, he will not resist
the surrender of the bonds that will then
bj due under tbo contract. He has sttid
iocsly evaded making tuch a promise.
In regard to the pill that Mr. Oberijr s.ij,
tbat Mr. W. li. Ogdenbu given me to swat
low, J am glad to learn tbat other parties
(in ee tbe tensflts to be derived Irom a
road of which I bay n so wana an ad
vocate, and Mr. Oberly can undoubtedly ad-
site you in regaru 10 Air. utfueir tiiintr
estedne", and what relationship exists be
tween btm and one ot tbe members of the
Bra 01 j-arton x Co.; or, perhapt, that Is
fcl'B KOSa, like many other of the aflairs 01
this interesting coalition.
Mr. Oberly Is trying to excite opposition
to my election by appealing to tbe prju
dlces of almost every clav. by false and ma
licious statements, lie tells about a conver
sation 1 bad wttli a colored man named
Stratum, living on the Cairo farm, which is
simply a malicious lie. It there is such a
man living on earth 1 am not aware of it.
P.EUAKK!. We still insist tbat Mr.
Wilton did tell a negro named Stratton
that tbe Cairo and St. Louis road would
injure hit butineit ot produce raiser.
Stratum declare! that Mr. Wilton had
tuch a convertstion with him; but for
getfulncsK on MV. Wilson's part is not to
be wondered at. lie waa not unfrtquent
ly, during his country canvais (If wo are
not misinformed), oblivious to events,
and taid what he may not havo remem
bered. Wo would nuggost to him tbat
Stockflclh's best doet not produce tuch a
condition of mind. In the mott friendly
spirit wo mako tbit suggestion.
lie makes long appeals to tho friends ol
Judge IJross, saying lliat I havo slandered
him by asserting that he received n ten
thousand dollar bribe for his action in re
gurd to tho Issue of the county bonds to the
railroad. I never asserted that Judge Jlross
received cither ten tbourand oruny other
numbcrol dollars, and Judge IJross Uubund
antly able to take care of his own reputa
tion, without tbe Interference of .Mr. Oberly,
who has made more wicked charges and
abused the Judgo more than any man iu tho
community. In regard Mr. KUher, who ho
would make you believe I am lighting with
bitter enmity, I have only to say that I en.
tertuiu nothing but the kindest leellngs to
wards him, having ulways regarded him as
an honest, upright gentleman, who pays
pretty generul attention tohlsownbuslucts,
and one whom I believe caunot bo used lor
uny nefurlous purpose.
ff elected to tbo position I seek, I will
ondeiivor to do my duty and protect tho
Interests ol tho county to the best of my
understanding, fearlessly and vvithot luvor.
Caiiio, Illinois, October 3, 1S7.I.
Kemakkh Concludino. Mr. Wilton
did say In substance this: Judgo liron
told me ho was oflorod $10,000 toclmnge;
'ho did change; I will not say tho offer
'nnd cliango had any rolatlon to each
'other; you may draw your own Infor
onco." If this is not charging corrup
tion on Judgo lints! wo don't know what
such achargo Is. That Mr. Wilson mado
this chargo wo have abundant proof.
Wo particularly request our readers to
consider Mr. Wilson's card j and we ns
fert that ho has, In no sontonco of it, used
tbo languago of u man who Is frlondly to
tho entorprlso. Ho has tuid, "tho com
'puny must stand by its contract j" ho
has nowhoro said : "If tho company does
'stand by its contract I will insist upon
'tho county standing by Its obligations."
Ho has eaid: "Mr. Ohorly
admits that I havo boen a warm itlvocat"
of thut road. I will tay my feelings hnvo
undorgono no chango in regard to its no
cossity;" but Mr. Wilson doos not say ho
Is willing tbo county should ttand by Its
contract. Ho boliovot thoro it a necessity
for the road, but would ho carry out tho
only contract undor which it can bo built
a contract hu constantly denounces and
designates as " unfortunsto." Wo ask tho
reader If ho, being a friend of tbe road,
hargod with unfriendliness to It, would
have written such a denial tuoh an in
definite paper f Would he not have
made himself understood by saying; "1
did not say to anybody I was oppoted to
the road, 1 am not, I want It comploted,
If the company fills lis part of the con
tract I will seo that tho county does not
try to etcapo Itt obligations r' Such lan
guage cannot bo found in Mr. Wilson's
card. It is & wishy-washy ".ration of the
charge of unfriendliness.
II I'll AND i, SAUKH,
ANU UBALBM IK
CHOICE FRESH MEATS
Corner 10th street and Commerolat nvenu
noxt door to the llyland taloon.
11-lfltf. OAIllO, ILLS.
AND Ij1lALP.II IN
ttieiiTH Stuxxt, JJxtwbkjt WAsniMOTon
akd CoviMiaciAi. Avirruxa,
Adjoining BIlabtssB stud Ilnutir'a
Hoop lbs bt cr Deef, Pork, Muttoa Vel.
Larnb, SUM(e, sta,, surf ar trpwl 10 srt
iltiii ib Hie most mcsikMs mnnr,
(Successor to Jataes Kynatlon,)
Hdtcukh asd DxAtsn ih all Ktsus or
COKNStK NtBTKitTrl AHD Pori.AK HlH.,
Buys and slaughters only tho best eatlle,
xors and sheep, and la prepared to All aiy
lemasd for fresh meats from one pound te
!en thousand pounds.
JAMES KYJf ASTON,
XSV DXALXK IX
ALL KINDS OF FRESH MEATS
' liurt and slaughters only the best Caltie,
uoirs anu sneep. ana is prepared 10 an er
I iert for Fresh Meats from one u Unities
' and pound. 7-tttt
0. W. DUNNING, M. D.
rsMIDZXCK caratrSlata Am WJ.at .L.
JOfc: t rasr lUtt ttrl aatf Oh It !.
vmam amwr w tbw , a.m. Wl I m., M4 p. IB
WILLIAM It. SMITH, M. D.
ESXDEXCK !o. XI ThirUsath ttrstt, b
XV tfa wumasnon aieaasa&d Walnal sunt
09k- lMCommarcUlassatM.up atalra.
LOUIS H. Mi'KRS,
FORWAHDINO AND COMMISSION
And Dealer in
HAT, OAT.S, COKX, Kl.OUIt
AMI COLXTKY PIIUDL'CE
itore Itoorn In Dr. tVardner't new brick
111 Coinincrclal Aveniii-,
27Llberal advsnctt made on consign
Ueference; City National Hank. U-'J tf
W. stratum. T. Hlrd
STHATTON & HIRD,
Aeents American Powder Company
o. 61 unlo l.cree,
CAIRO, - ILLINOIS.
N. fl. Thlstlcwosd. P. J. Thlttlewood.
TJUSTLEWOOD A CO.,
Commissi on M k r chants
FLOUR, CORN, OATS, HAY, ETC
No. 76 OHIO IXVr.K,
('Aino, - Illinois.
C. I). WILLIAMSON,
And Dealer In
No. ;c Ohio Lovee, CAIRO, ILLS.
tSTHpeelal attention given to consign,
mvnts and tilling orders. ll.-j tt
pniL. II. SAUP,
CONFECTIONS AND TOYS
FIRE W0US, NUTS, ETC.
OYSTIHIS f s
Ilerelvcd dallv. and loraLfV
sule by the can or i can.
NO. 102 COMMERCIAL AVE.,
CAIRO, - . ILLINOIS.
HarOystcrs served in any style on short
notice. ii.j tf
NEW LIVERY STABLE
II1TWMH WABU'W ASD VVALHUl
Dr. B. F, risldt Informs ta public thst ke ba
L I V E R T STABLE
en the D0rtbet side of Tenth street as naa
Hit Hiablsa will b furalthsd with nana but tn
AND GOOD VEHICLES.
and the nubile may ho accommodated at ul-
lirstlfu sf itin li M . S .1 1. a. lit. m
. 1,u auu "'Bui wiiu saio teams
on tho lowest terms.
Dr. FlolflH HhWh n slinrn nfmiMI.
and will endeavor to merit it by fair dealing
Rv..ui. .111111,11111 wj ifunr
CITT NATIONAL BANK BOIIDISO.
A63TSpeclal attention paid to erders arom
steamboate, night or day.
KAli BtsTATB UUCT.
0. wihb'ton k CO.,
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
74 (SSMJOHD f LCO) OUIO LV,
U0Y AMD SXLL UlAL KSTATl,
I'DHNIBIl AIWTHAOTO 0 TITLK
lad itrr " vvstKe led!
B. SMYTH & CO.,
& Uth St.
Cor. Commercial A v. a
OA I MO. ILLIIOK
Alto, kp cesitaallf an bsad a mott aim
Plto ttook nf
xo-itoii avd lajtH muKia
O I N H,
Port, Maderla, Hherry and OatawU"Wlne
WARD A KOUKUT3,
Dialers in "Window Siiaiks,
Wall pArn, l'tia Wiiiti
Lt ad, Linbbid Oil
SriBITS TCBPBBTINI, Ol.OB
Sbbllac, Alcosiol, Etc., Ktu.
Watklnfton avaoue sad Eleventh s!et.
OaIBO, . - iLLINOt
F. W. STKAUTZ,
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER.
Cor. lib tt. aad Cersmsrclsl Ave.
Beo ts aad Shots saade te erdrr. aJ la
be Utex and aisit fasaleaakU Xf)u.
AUCTION KALE OF U.XCI.AIMKD BAD.
VTIU be sold at auctlea at the Ceatral
bouse oa Sixth street, Calre, llllnels, oa the
lit day ef November, at 10 o'clock a.as., a
large quantity ef nnclalnsed bHstH u sat
isfy charge thereon.
i-f) tl Mas. T. n. OArNnT.
B. F. BLAKE,
(Siictfiiorte II. T. (Jerauld,)
STEAM AND GAS FITTING
And Dealer la
Gas and Stkam I'trr Fimses.
ULOBC A5ID AXULB VALT1HB,
l.F.AD PIPE AND I'l'MM.
CTDrlve wellt put down In sa part el
tbe city or surrounding countrv.
112 COMMERCIAL ATXXCC,
MISSOURI 8TATE LOTTERY.
LlOALUBD ut Statb Autbobjtt and
Drawn in I'dblio in St. Louie.
Grand Single Number Scheme.
Class L to bi Dbawn N6v. 29, 1878
C,eao Prlcei, Amounting to $300,000.
Tickets f 10; Half Tickets, SS: Quarter
TickoU, $3 60.
Onr lottsrUt arc charters! bj the Bute, are
alwajn drawn at the lima nsmsd, and all draw.
Incs are under the supervision of tworscem.
The official drawlnit will be pnMlshnl la the
Bt. Loots papere and a copr of drawinf sent to
pnrohasert of tlckeu.
We will draw atlmllir teheroethe last dsr of
jtj month daring the jsar 1S73.
Remit at our risk bj poimtBca moner order,
'ejlstere-l letter, aVanor axpreee. Bend for air
eu.ar. Addiaee, MURRAY, MILLEB CO.,
P. O, box U. Hi. Louis, lie.
P. M. STOUKFLETII,
Kectiflsr and Wholesale Dealer la
roBEIUft ASD DOKII IU
LIQUORS AND WINES
NO. t'i Olio LCTII,
Stf CAIRO, ILLINOIS
BRIGMAN k FROST,
(lutsesiort to 11. Uixby,)
AND UBALIlta IN
COVNTBT PaODUCBOr ALL KlNBI,
Uetwet u Klglith and Ninth Sreets.
Havlncnurehased the entire steck of H.
Ulxbv anil added to lt very materially, w
ask a share of public patronage.
We will keep on hand notbfug but the belt
goods, and will sell at a close margia.
Ooods delivered in any partot ths city
free el charge. -24 Ins
POR S A LB, Kor Bale f FOR BALI
VOR 9ALB.J ror8a!l(yOR BALI
Karo from Litbbpool,
Vara from Lovbondbbbt
Faro from Olasoow,
Far from QuBBNaTovrw
IO CAIRO, ;;::::; 3
laawid, MorTTa Caadee Aftats.