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RriullniC .Mnlt-r on i:-ry I'nf-r.
JOHN H. ODERLY, Hditor.
OUR IRON BANDS.
A TRIP OVER THE CAIRO AND ST. 10UIS
IfAKKOW OAUOE RAILltOAD.
The Theory of the Three-Foot Oaujjc, nd the
Way it i Worked Out in lllinol-.
(sonic Arrounl itl'ttii linimrlniil l.iilo--ii-Isi--IIimi
llir i:.-iirs)loiill -IriM-cleil
ttinli-r lllll-iiltl--'. mill Spent
Mttlit In III)' "VootN.
(From llic M Limit tilolc )
Tin- coiiiiilctliiiioI'M new lino ol riill-
rnxtl. to lio follow i-il lip try the opening
un of the .uliolnliiii roiititry nnd tu-w
Iniiiotiis to trnilc. ooiiinicrw. and iniiim
lhi-tim s. W mi i-vi-nl that the lotirniilll
cannot iiU'onl to ni-i hy unnoticed, nml U
worthv ut least oi a paving iiiintloii. On
Saturday last, ni iilivnily tuiuotiiicctt, tliu
lan mil or tin- unro ami si. j.oui- inir
road wa laid ilown. antl ou.Suiulayafur
noon n party of L'tnitlt-mun lntea-sti'il III
the road U-fl the ik-pot at lla-t St. I.oiil
on a nicclal car. lor Hit; titiriou of ur-
v-yliiir tin Uiif. A rcin-i'iit:iti-i- of the
GIM had l ho nrlvllcLV ol accompany
lnir them, and lie iiroiio'es to narrate
what hi- observed. Some account of the
rullroad mav iiroiiL-ily precede the de
scription ol the join ney It'elf.
The charier for the uoiiMriiv-lion o ilm
Cairo and SI. I.oiil was ohlalm d In
but iintlilnj- praellcal tvnt elleclcd lor
.some time alter. Surveys were made of
the projected route, hut the appearance
of the country vii to broken, uneven
and uitfcttleu that experienced enjihiccr.
ileetued the enterprise Impractical. Al
ter further consultation, it was agreed to
trv the narrow-auire plan. In Jd71 the
building of the road ivjt.seoiiiiiii'iiceil.niul
in the tall of ls7!I It was comi!eted m Inr
as .Mnrphyboro, Jaektou county, a dis
tance ol'nlneiy mile from St. I.ouls. The
e.tenlou oi'tho track Inn outheatcru di
rection to Cairo w.i attempted, but the
liioiit-tiii-y panic had a tlls-tictrou eU'eet on
tliN as well as- many other projects, and
for a while operations Were suspended.
They were lysitmcd In November last by
.Messrs. II. 11. l'aysoii ami 1". 1.'. ('audit,
the contractors, o'f Chicago, whoeludotn
lUible boldncis has at l.-ut been crowned
A railroad with its tracks hut three feet
apart, over which the cars pass lightly
and pleasantly, with comparatively little
noise, Is a novelty even In thee Tl iys of
iTaelcs Invention and discovery, ''here
are several narrov-;.Miif-e railroads in
Cilorado, and one between JCnnsas City
and Independence. There is iiNu the I la
vamiah and llautoul Xiirrov-;-iiiiru 1'all
road, in Northern Illinois. It Is probable,
however, that the (.'aim and St. Louis
Railroad is the most eMeuMve line on the
lmrrow-j-niif-i; iystem, and will, before
Ion".'. 1r' a model In the eomplcteii'.,'s and
excellence, of its erpiliment.
It U found, l)v experhnent. that a iiar-row-raii'e
railroad can be built at two
thirds tlie expeii'e of I ho bro.id-atie.
The expense of operating the road, par
ticularly ill the Item of coal, U com
poudliigly ll'lit. In the ascending of
tcep grades, and the turning of curvets,
the narrow-gauge has some very percep
tible advantages; while the slljrl'it ovula
tion and easy motion of the ears render
the system a favorite one with tliofe wlm
have had the good fortune to try it.
The gentlemen associated together
in this euterprl-e. and to whom 1-
due the credit of Its uceess, art' a fol
S. S. Taylor. !:, of Cairo, Pii--l(.Vnt;
J. 1j. Jlliickley, Snperliiteiulcnt; F.
Ii. Cauda, of I'ayson A: Cauda, Ocncral
Manager; W.S.SearU, of Waukegau, 111.,
The Hoard of Director- coinptUcs
Me..irs. S. S. '1'nvlnr. .Iiilm II. Oberlv 91 ml
1 Urosi, of Cairo; il. C. Crawford, of
.loncsboro; Tlioinns .M. Logan, ol .Mur
pliysboro; T. it. Ilouton, of ,loueboro;
W. It. ltradley, MurphyRboro; W. .I.A1
len.Carbondale;W. l;.. Morrison Waterloo;
II. 11. Ito-eboro, Sparta; Anthony Steel.of
l'aiiilolph couiitv; J. II. Williamson, ol
Columbia; am) J. Stoelir, of lied Hud.
There have been few changes cm the
board, as the original corporators of the
company were appointed directors, with
power to name their successors. Alter
the Mock has been l-siied In due form It
if probable 'hat the board of directors
will Imj chosen by the stockholder.-.
Hy Its charter tlie Cairo and St. Louis
Railroad Is authorized to have a capital
stock of live million dollars. Of this sum
about four millions are held bv the con
tractors. .Me.si. I'ayson and Cauda, who
took their pay for const nicllii'' the road
In this form. About a million more has
been subscribed by the towns and coun
ties along Hie Hue, but somuof them have
tailed to meet their obligations, and this
was one ot the caiiM.-.- that forcibly retar
ded the completion of the road.
There has been about two and a half
million of homU Issued by the company,
and it has a small tloatlug debt.
The llnancial results attained bv the
company have so far been encouraging.
The receipts of the company between
September 17. uud Dccemlier III,
18 I, were as follow : l'ronipas-eni'er-,
$89.:C(i US; freight, SHW.aO" 01; coal,
$S7.:U i!5; expres-, $',IK is; mall, S.V
H'iO; inlscellaneoiis, $l..ri72 Cm; gro-s rc
cclpts, $.110,S!):i :0. The cost of opei at
liiir the road during tlie same pcilod was
$-00,7:10 21, leaving an excess of receipts
over expenses of f 107,103 US.
It Is a matter of congratulation that the
M'ction of country through which tlie
Cairo and St. Louis ltailroad Is eomplut
ml will compare favorably with almost
any other locality lit point of natural re
bources. Tliese need but developing to
convert It Into tho abode of prosjieroiis
and happy thousands. From Columbia
to Jlurpliysborotherc 1 a bed of solid coal
over wjventv mile, long. This I, known
is the J!lg .Muddy coal. It I- especially
adapted lo tlie manufacture ol Iron, there
being so little sulphur in lt composition
that it Kin lxi used in its natural state,
anil without coking. The same coal Is
much prized for hou-ehold im
Between .Murphvsboro and Jone-boro
there are woods ofash, oak, elm, hlckorv
and black walnut, for which there is "a
demand lor manufacturing purposes. At
a thort distance lioui the railroad (here
are fruit farm to bo teen at Intervals.
The products of thee larniv have been
hitherto transported ooiuo five or ten
miles to reach the Illinois Central Hall
mad, but will probably find a market In
St. Louis hereafter. South of .louesboro
there is some of the Illicit w heat lauds in
the United States.
ThU railroad h furnished with twenty
ocoinotives. four for pasHiier trahu,
U'chM, and four for freight;
baggage ami express cars, four freight
accommodation' earn, eight or 'ten T ca
booses, and four hum rd frel-'ht cars
Care ha) been tat..., i," i ..n'r.".'.."?' ,
in a solid nnd irr V,5?
iron rail tveif
Euroiie, and the remain
I the remainder were, made at
tho Wyandotte rolling
l'heso rails weigh trout forty to llity
mimds tn the tard. lielng considerably
icavlcr than tlie mils In ordinary use for
light gauge roads. There are ti,040 tic
to encli mill' oi me roau. j-oruonsoi me
road have cost ? I0,000 jier mile, where
the proceM of construction ha been un
vtt. AllOAItD ton CAIKO.
Ataliout 1:110 o'clock on Sunday after
noon the party of gentlemen bcloro al
luded to stepped into uie passenger .u,
lo which a locomotive was attached, at
fJaM St. Louis. They weiv soon jias
Inrr itnu ii Hie load at a irood speed. The
sky began to darken and the rain to fall,
as 1110 glC.tlCH iieiu-s i.iv I."', k'""1
allv became olxeured from sight. The
train continued Its southern course until
It arrived at Murphvsboro, the terminus
of the road that has been In operation
tint 1 lids lime. The party. It may b" ob
served, consisted of Messrs. .!. Hulk-
ley, W..I. Lewis, w, S.N-ari". r. l. Cau
da and.il. V. Sinltliers. The last-named
gentleman Is a capitalist, and repre.-eii-
tatlVU Ol Hie liouuuoKicr" oi uie man.
AtOiUO o'clock the company urrhed at
th Logan lloite. where tliey were pro
vided with coinforlable ipiarters. In the
morning they prepared coiuuiuc ineir
trip, llrsr partaking of a hearty breakfast.
Mr. Li aI remained behind, but the par
tv n-ivUcd several aeee-dons. being
joined bv Colonel S.S. Taylor, president
of the road. .Mr. Thomas M. Logan, a
brother ol Senator Logan, .lunge iiross.
and Mr. .1. M. Hill, of -Murphyboro.
The ear glided slowly over the newly
laid track, conveying the llr-l passengers
who had traveled oer It. After pas-lug
about a mile through a wood. d country,
with bid few clearing: vMble. the train
ero-stdthc wooden bridge over the lllg
Muddv liver, which Is here about :t(H)
leet wide. At a Utile dlMancc bejoml
tho mil Intersect Willi llio-e ol the Ur.md
'J uwer .'lining anil rraii-poriauou l urn
At this time the weather had elisuvd
up soim wiiat. and blue patches of Ly
were discernible. Several of the com
pany congregated on the platform of the
car.'and .iniU'ed Iheiii-elve- In observing
the slight changes In the a'peel of the
country. The number of .stream', swol
len by 'the recent mln. was quite noticea
ble, a'lid the rails pnl over trestle work
at short Intervals.
Two-'aw-mill- were seen on the line of
the road, and It was stated that new
towns would -non be e-labll-hed hero.
One of them ito he named Allium.
Alter going about twelve miles south
of Murnhysbom, the car began lo ascend
a stretch of country three mile long, and
terminating In what is known a Quclll's
Gnp. Those who had been to the place
belore promised their companions the
pleasure of beholding some delightful
scenery. AVhclher it was the nbtiiscuc
ol the'icpoiter's faculties or merely the
Intervening mists thatobeuied tin: pro?
peet, It is hard to say, hut he failed to re
cognize any feature! of striking sublim
ity. The toweling summits of some lof
ty hills were brought distinctly tn the
view, separated from the railroad by a
wooded valley. Nothing but the blue
smoke .ascending from the settler's cabin
Indicated tlie pre-ence of civilized man.
This ascent has a grade ol about eighty
feet lo the mile.
Two mile- we.-t of Ouet l'.s Gap there
1- the Hald ICnob, tlie highest elevation in
Illinois, On a line day tlie waters ol the
Ohio and Mississippi are discernible from
this point. In the neighborhood there
are nlo large Held of Iron, u government
grant to the Illinois Central ltailroad.
J he-e lauds have hitherto been Kept out
of the market, on account of I heir un
known and undeveloped wealth. On
some of the adjoining hills there are
splendid fruit farms ami large strawberry
Helm. wiii'Mi are very productive, in
summer there are Immense shipments ot
flriilt from Cobdeii, a station six miles
distant, on the Illinois Central ltailroad.
Quel UN Gup. It may be observed, took
lis name from Mr. Qtietll, a prominent
lallroad engineer, now residing In Phila
delphia, ife settled heie soon alter the
war, ami spent a con-ldei able um In mak
As the travelers passed over Ihe road it
was noticed that the
had nit her Injuriously all'ected tlie track.
The rails lud been laid when the frost
was in tlie ground, and a thaw had the
eircet of low ering them at certain points.
The rain had alsowa-lied the earth down,
the "cuts" or excavations In Ihe track
being llooded. These Utile matters do
not permanently allcct tlie condition of
the road. They are merely Incidental,
and will be promptly removed, llelays
of sectloii-meu will he placed on the road,
and not ceae their labor until the track
is in tlr.st-class condition.
The next feature of Interest was about
six miles north of .louesboro. and consist
ed of some
utxiM of win n: ci.sv.
'lids article Is well adapted to the manu
facture of pottery, porcelain and fire
brick, for which purpose it Is i.i constant
demand. Large quantities, about forty
car-loads per mouth, have been shipped
bv tlie Illinois Central lor Chicago, Cin
cinnati and New .Jersey. Several mem
bers ol the party procured small quanti
ties of tho clay. W hen rolled up Into little
nails ami laid on tlie stove, it was made
Into boys' marbles. This deposit of clay
will soon give rNo to an important in
dustry, and hi a few days it Is proposed
lo csiamisii a settlement Here, to bo
known as Ciav City.
Near this pfaco there are several farms.
While the engine was stopping at u water
tank, taking In a simply of water, the
children from a nelgliooi lug farm cro.-ed
the fields, and clhnbul up tho trestlework
to the platform of the passenger coach,
where the gentlemen entered Into conver
sation with them. They were not like
the children ot the city more simple and
more artless, They hud evidently been
brought up hi the silence and solitude of
u.iuire, wiiu no icacners nut itieir pa-
iein, or an occasional visll to tlicdistrlct
school. The eldest boy was about twelve
years oi age, and Ills si-ter was a girl
about Ids size, with long flowing golden
nur. it was a new sigiit lor them to
have a passenger car pass by their home.
unwam ine car oi progress sweeps
along," thought we, looking from the
window of the luxurious coach on to tin.
fields and woods, hut without knowing
what was awaiting us. The party was
now about live miles from .louesboro.
the county seat of Union county, and had
io iias uiroiigii a uiniiei, cut in an eleva
ted piece of ground that tonus a coiillnii
atlon of the, Ozark .Mountains, In Soullh
east .Missouri. It was found that Ihe
e inn uau given way near thonpproach to
the tuiiui'l, doubtless washed down by tho
ueay ram oi thu preceding night. An
uiemiit was made to pu-h through the
tunnel, but without success. Several la-
miieisioiiiiiicnecd to move the loose
earth and water frnm the rail--, but tho
w ork wa too great for them. It soon
became evident ihat the progress ol the
train would ho delayed for at least one
night, and the travelers prepared lo spend
the evening In the car. A messenger wn
sent to some ot the neighboring houses
1 .1 mi i n auuiiiiaiii supper was obtained.
J he ham and eggs, bread and butter and
warm colfee brought good cheer to the
Hearts oi the way-laid travelers. Tho
jump in im. (,r WL.ru jo mul ,lm c ,.
put in tlie stove. Things began to havo
a ciieenui aspect, and conversation and
good humor iiccanut general. Stories of
adventures In the woods, stories of the
war, and anecdotes of mirth and fun went
round freely. As the night grew late,
the gentlemen began to arrango the seats
In the shape best adapted for comfort,
nnd they gradually dropped asleep,
though not without an occasional regreU
fill remark from some of the senior re
specting thu family elrcle they had left
In the ently frosty morning that fol
lowed, the company begaiilolooknioutid
tin Some walked up t li Til 1 1 that had,
o far, proved a barrier to progress.
The. water on the track was yet pretty
deep, but a construction train an I veil an
hour or two later, bilnglng a re-ltiforce-
tncnt oi laborers, ami aioa supply oi
provisions for breakfast. Theie wa yet
considerable work to he done. In the way
of dealing tho track. Mr. Hinckley, as
Superintendent, was Indefatigable In his
exertions toc!carthepas.,andMr. Cauda
About '1 o'clock in tho afternoon the
train p.is-ed through the tunnel, and tlie
party continued ineir journey wunoiii
any further interruption. A pleasant ride
of about live tulles brought them to
the county seat of Union county. ThN Is
one of the oldest settled places In Illinois,
though It contains only about three thou
sand inhabitants. It ha a pleasant
appearance, theliou'es. mostly frame; are
well mutt, and an air oi prosperity per
vades the entire place. ThN town stands
III thu heart of one of the best fruit regions
in 1 111 not-. At a short distance north ol
It there is a Fair-ground, where the an
nual fairs are held in the fall.
Long before railroads were built, the
great thoroiighbue for emigrants passing
trom Kentucky and Teiinceo to the
Western country lay through .louesboro.
Tho Cherokee Indians, hi going to their
rcsciTatlon. passed through this town,
and every sluing and fall there are nu
merous bands of emigrants seen passing
along tiio same beaten p.itti. 'i nese trax
elers iiu,illy cro.-s the Ohio at (i ilconda,
ami cro-s the Mlilppl at WillardV
Landhiir. leu miles west of .Ioiiehoro.
At thl. lauding then.' la steam ferry.
Our reporter was afterward informed
that the early strawberries grown hi this
vicinity are regularly sent to the St
Louis market, where they obtain u high
price, higher than In Chicago, where Ihe
sea 'On lor fruit I somewhat later. The
new narrow gauge railroad will I ring this
country in direct communication with
t. Louis, and the "future great" may
hen-after hao an abundant supply of
good fruit, at reasonable rates from this
place, If she choie-es to. Up lo thu pres
ent time the ncaret depot nas been at
Anna, a mile and a half north, on the
The lollowing 1 a statement of the
shipments of fruit from this locality dur
ing the pa-t year :
From louesboro and Anna Station, of
pcachc. :W,7i boxes; strawberries,
1,71-0 crates; apple, 10.000 barrels;
sweet potatoes. -.'O.G.IO bushels. Cohden
Station, of peaches, 5-2,G!K) bushels; pear,
7,'.M7 hu-hel-; apples, :!2,'J20 bushels;
strawberries 11.-12 1 hit-licU; tomatoes, II.
107 bushels; raspberries and blackber
ries. l.'-'lS bu-hel-. Makauda Station, '.'.'0
car-loads ami 10.000 package?.
The wheat of this region, particularly
Union county, Is of a rcniikably line
quality. It has won the llrst premium
at the State Fair, and carried oil' the
prize at the great exhibition held in Lon
don, Fugland, some years ago.
iNCibF.xrs or iiiavki..
AAcr their tcniporan exile near the
tunnel, the excursionists wire glad lo re
pair to the comfortable boardliig-houeol
Mre. Williams, of .louesboro, where they
soon forgot thu slight inconvenience.
they had hi en subjected to. The weather
continued to be rather chilly, mid on get
ting up in the morning it was
loiind that there was a heavy snow on the
At about ! o'clock on Wednesday
morning thu excursionists weru again
sealed m uie passenger ear and moving
hi a southern direction, I hey were
joined bv tlie following gentlemen: .1, C.
lSlteken-derter. Thief Kugliicui- of ihe
road; George C. Ullcken-derl'er.hla broth
er; W. S. Hauliers, County Clerk of Un
ion county: A. 1. Jones. Circuit Clerk;
George H.iriinger, Uepiity Sherlll. and
T. F. Ilouton, editor ol the .louesboro
Uaietf, a paper published every "Satur
day. A short ride from Jone.sboro brought
the party in view of a mound which had
once been an Indian buryhig-place. Flint
arrows and earthenware Jugs have
been disinterred at till place. A neat
frame-dwelling now stands on the eleva
About two miles .south of Joneshoro,
on the hue of the narrow-gauge railroad,
there is a
consisting of about -100 person. They
have been established here nearly thlrlv
years, and own a thousand acres of laud.
Their public Institutions comprise a
Lutheran church and a common school.
As might he suppo-cd they are a thrifty
and well-to-do people.
The car then pa--cd through a highly
cultivated country lo Helleg, a station
live miles from Joneshoro, Iheti to Cover's
.Mill, about ten miles from the s ime place.
'I'll' coitniy line was then crossed, and
the parly enteied Alexander count v. The
villages of Toledo, Sandusky ami I'nltv
were also paed. At the hist named
place, a boy. having a parcel of eoou
skhis, stepped Into the car and a-ked per
mission to ride lo Cairo. As lie appeared
lo ben young fur trader. a--l-tlng hi developing-
tho resources of the country, his
request was granted.
omi'it it.Mi.no ii-s.
in conversation with Mr. F. L. Cauda,
a railroad contractor, our reporter Icaru-
i.il tl.it tli.il tm. ill. ..i, I it. i.l ,..t 1 1
v, ,,, ,,.,, kiiiiiviumi .it,., iimvii ,, l.'nii-
liig part in ihe construction ot the North
ern raciuc Kaitroaii. ins account ol the
dangers Incurred hi that great enterprise,
prosecuted amid the perils of an almo-t
Arctic winter, ni.-nle'the dllllciillies of an
ordinary undertaking to seem ery -light
Our reporter had also a conversation
with Mr. Hllckcu-derlrr. the chief chlM.
iivit oi uie roau. r our years ago ne w a
engaged In making a survey of (he Al
iunde and l'acllie ltailroad, and was
much Improved hi health by the hardy
lile incidental to siichau undertaking in a
gloriously endowed though iindoeloped
region of country. The pre-ent termi
nus of the Atlantic and l'acllie ltailroad
Is Venlta, In the Indian Territory. It Is
the Intention, however, to pu-h it for
ward to Santiago, California, and then to
San r rituclsco.
It Ii only a matter of Justice to Mate
that tim couiitlc of lnlon and Aloxau
iler have ImuciI Itonils lor one-half of their
railroad subscription, $100,1)00 each. The
remaining halt Is to lie IsmiciI, nccordhifr
to agreement, when the road Is lu opera
tion, ami (here l little doubt Ihev will
comply with their obligations.
Mont: .noti:s or tiiaviii..
Ah tho train passed ihroiiL'h the last
ten ol the one hundred and litlv miles be
twecn St, I.oiiN and tairo, a dlll'erenee
in tho country was perceptible. The
ground was cou-rcd by trees, but It had
.i.niarsby appearance. Some wild fowl
were m-cii, and were hhut at from tho
platform of the ear, but it did not appear
Unit any were brought down. At several
place the Inhabitants came down to the
lallroad and greeted the ncw-eoinei.
One colored man clionlcd, 'Hurra lor the
iiarrow-gaiifio railroad." At some tils
taiiee n colored woniaii was been waving
what seemed lo be n while Hag. A closer
scrutiny revealed tho fact that the banner
ol peace was a white slitrt, and this gave
rise to luexlhignlsbable laughter in the
A IIAMHOMi: I'llOI'KUTV.
As our readers are aware, the waters of
IbeOhlo river Join those of the Jllssls
flppl river at Cairo. The land enclosed bv
tin two river Is owned, for the space of
six miles, by the Cairo Property Compa
ny, in tne upicr pan u is iioout six
miles wide, hut It gnulually narrows to-
warm ine place wiiere mo stream eon
verge. Much of It Is devoted to farm
purposes, and Is rented to tenants, ino't
Iv colored people, on the condition that
they Improve it. Col. S. M. Taylor, of
Cairo, mid Mr. I'ar.-on, of Now York,
are the trustees of the corporation.
Soon allcr 2 o'clock, while the weather
was bright and pleasant, the Mississippi
appeared hi sight. As It approaches
Cairo, Its waters widen Into a noble bay.
The bank on Ihe Missouri side for miles
above and below, are heavily tlmbcicd.
No graceful craft sailed over Its surface or
broke the dull monotony of the view at
the lime that we w rite. Tld of course
Is attributable to the season of the year.
Another noteworthy circumstance Is,
that the borders of three great Slates can
be seen from the point whore thee
might v rlwr.s unite thc.-e States areMU
ourl, Illinois and Kentucky.
Cairo, a ell v of twelve thousand Inhals.
Itants, siauds'at the head of navigation
on the Misi.j)i in the winter season.
It Is seldom that the liver Is frozen over
below this point, so that navigation Is not
so much Interrupted as In a more north
ern latitude- Here the steamers for Ihe
Southern ports take In their coal, and
here, no doubt, Is to he the teat of a more
widcly-exteiidcil commerce. There are
now three railroads terminating at this
point, tho Cairo and Vlnceiuie, Ihe Illi
nois Central, and Ihe Calm and St. Louis
ltailroad. Calm has several hand-nine
buildings worthy of mention, particular
ly the Custom house, the Court houe,
the Itaptl-t Chiirchand the I'ublleSehool.
Them am numerous steamers at the levee
on the Ohio liver, and thu business houses
seem lo be doing a good trade.
At the terminus of Its Hue the Narrow
gauge KailmailCoinpanyowns a quantity
of land, on which It will build a wharf
and all necessary buildings, it. has now
a dump, for Ihe emptying ol coal Into
steamboats In course ol construction.
On lid cite, a little more than ten years
ago, i here stood a foil. The place I vet
pointed init where the Federal cannon
swept the broad expanse of water when
ever the Kebcl gunboat had Ihe temerity
to appear In sight. It looks like turning
our swords Into ploughshares" to see a
piece of ground thus devoted to a peace
ful Instead of n hostile and warlike pur
pose. In the afternoon of the same dav, sev
eral of the party sat down to dinner at
the well-kept table of the St. Charles Ho
tel, of which .Me.-sr. Jewett Wilcox A
Co, are the proprietors. While pleased
at the clo-e of thu trip, they heartily con
curred In the toast ollcreil bv Mr. 'Seaii
"Long life, health and prosperity to the
men who conducted the lirst ear over the
Calm and St. Louis ltailroad."
The gentlemen composing' the party
subsequently returned to their respec
Or. M-hcncU's Slnnitiiril Itemeille-.
The standard leinedie lor all dbmsus of
Ihe I lugs urn bcilKNCKV I'L'Lmo.niO'
SYltCI', SC-IlnXCK'S.SKA Vk1!I TllNIC'lllld
SCIII:.N( Ks .Manpiiaki'. 1'ii.i.s, and, II taken
hcloro tho liuizs i re destroved, a specdv
cum is ctl'cctcil.
To tlu-si t'jreo iiifdk-lncs I)r. J. II.
Siiitlick, el'l'lillddclpliia, owes Ms uni'lva'
le I mk.-c.ss In 111 j tie.it uieiit of pulmonur
The Pulmonic. Syrup llponntliu inoililil
nutter hi llu lun;s; natuie throws It ell by
a:i easy ixnu'torailuit, lorwlicn thu phlegm
oriintter Isilpu a Might euuuii will throw
It oil'. Hie p-itli n. has icit and t.ie luug
beL'iu to lni.il.
'I'd enable the I'ldmo'de Svrup to do tld-,
scliencl.'. M inilniko l'llh'ar.d .Sclu-nekN
t-ca oed I .nle must lie irecly u-ed to
leans the t-unaeli iini liver. .'clnricl;'s
Man rake l'lil ait on tho liver. ri-inoimr
nil oh triiciU.iiK, rehix tins gull libdilt-i, thu
duo n.i is irceiy, una lliu ncr is -nun
S hfi.ck'. Sea Weed Tonic Is a gentlis
stimulant :md altcritllw: tho alkali ol which
It I eomjio-o-l, mixes with the fuoil i.n I
tiruvonis -nurliig, it assists tlie dlgcs Ion
oy lolling up lliu siom u-n to a Jiealttiv eoi
elltlon, u that the f..od and the lungs' heal,
nnd the patient will surely get well If cire
Is taken t ) prevent fn-h clil.
All who wisn tonaii-ult Dr. !chenck,
either puisonully or by letter, can do so ut
his principal oiik-e, corner of Sixth and
Alton, Sr. , l'hl adrlplua, every Moudiv.
Sicljciiiii'a medicines arc sold by nit drug
gist throughout the country. .')--J--Jui,
THE DAILY BLUETIN.
rjllli: IIULLhTlX Ul'Uhllhwlev-iyiiiornln
(t-xcoit MomUy) lu Un- UitUdln UiiIMIiik, cor
ncr W'uiliinKtoii iitinucmnl Tvrelflli muct
Tin; IIullktix Is -tniil tit city nubscrlb-rs by
f.ilthfnl cnnlrnafruriity-t'lie (Vnts aAVn-k,
luiyublc weekly. llyMuil, (In u.lvimc-), 10Hf
inniiiiiii six niuiilli, ; thru- months, one
month, $1 '.'1.
1'iibllshc.l every 'Ihiirwby moinliiK'ut Hi.".
r nnntini, Invariably m n.lvmui-. 'I he po.Uise
on the AVit-kly will I j.ri-j.:iia ut thU ollli-c, mi
(hut t-iibfcvlbcra will ohiulu rru ubcrlitlon
i la- of SI a ycur.
It A I I, Y .
Dullness Curds, iicriinimni, $;m no
One sqiun b, one Innfillon, j oo
nc mttuic, two iiifi-rtlons j jo
lino niuiiic, one wrt-k jm
Olio MUre, two Mirks, a u
One Miiiirt;, three wti-ks on
One kquro, ono month , a on
W K"1I. V.
On- siunret one Intrrtlnn ...M lit
Kacli (mlBtijucnt Insertion, .Mi
K?-Om- Inch Is - sinnini,
QTu nKtilarmUerllsi-rs wcoflir-iiTlorln-ilitceincnts,
both na lo rutu ot chnrttes nn-l ni.iu
tif r of illilnylii( their favor,
C3"Xotioi-s In loi-jil column Inserted lor Klf
twn tents irr line for one' bucrtlon, Tntnty
Cents a line f.r two Insertion, Twrnty-Klvu
tnU a line for three insertions, Tli!ity-rie
Unls a line for one week, nnd Scienty-Kln-Cent
h lino forone mouth,
Communications upon BUbJecta at Ken-
eral Intoro-t to the publlo 80llclted.
E5AI1 Inner- iiliould be aililn-mcil to
JOHN' . OBKItLY,
l'li'liUiil C'ulro JlnlUtlu Comm-y.
City National Bank
CAPITAL, - - $100,000
W 1' IIA1.I.IIIAY, I'leslilrnt.
IIi;NllY I. MAI.I.IDAV, Vlrul'iett.
A II SAKf'Oltl), (':ilik-r.
VAI.Ti:it IIYSI.OP, Ans'l (iisldir.
f. .Staats TAYt.on, It. II (.Va.sMxr.UAJi,
It I. IIAI.I-I V P IUI.I.1IIAV,
U I) Willi.., .. str.iiiK IIiud,
.-. ii s,,, lom,
Exolmnfto, Coin nnd Unitocl Statoa
Bonds Bought nnd Sold.
Kt'OSITS nfdv onl u gun ml ImnUIn
CHARTERED MARCH ill, 1800.
CITY NATIONAL BANK, CAIIIO
A 11 SAPKOItll, I'lridilrnt.
M 8 VUlll, Vli-o I'n-slili-iit.
W II Vhl.ur, Nis'y mul Tiniturer.
I' M IIAIICI.AV, (,'IIAS. riALIOIIKII,
K M MrilCKII.KTII, I'At'l. 11 SCIII'II,
It. II CC.NMMIIIAM, II I. IIalmhav,
,1. M. l'lllLLII'H.
N"l'l;itl T .ilil on tlrpn.lt- lit the nils i.f l
.L pi-rrt-nt pvrnniiiitii, .M:iuli isiiinu svplcin-
i'it i- imt-i.'ai nni ,viiuunn, ii is iiiii-i iiuin.--itl.ili
tv to llir iirilic-iii.il ef II. e iIi-hii.IIi, thi'ieliy
,rl I,.,. ,1,. ... (..iti.l l,it .1 '
.... ...i..i.m. ,,,,, , v -
MARRIED WOMAN AND CHILDREN MAY
DEPOSIT MONEY AND NO ONE ELSE
CAN DRAW IT.
(h.iii i-rs liiislnemlav fmiir.i.i in full it m
mill sMtiinl iy I'lciilns fur sitvltiifsili-Mi-lts mil)
Hum ii tuso'cloi-L.
W. IIVSX.OP. Treasuror.
THE ALEXANDER COUNTY
Corner Commercial Av, nnd Hizhth St.,
ii)Iii-n fntin 0 ii in. I.i 1 p m for thu Uhii-hcI-noli
ol uttulur ILinklnitliiisine-s. AI-ih.ii U.-l-
niv.i.iy una saiimiiiy --tiinjrs ir.itiu ihpotiuck
for (lie ncouiunioilalloii nf suvlm?- ilc.o-l.irs.
Extlmno BouKht nnd Solil on tho Prin
cipal Cltlcu lu tliu United States.
TT-ri.rileii KncIi-hici- iIiiiwii on Kiidiiii.l.
liiluiid, Kliimc, nnd nil the irlili-lil illl.-. In
i.'rrni'iny, !witi-ilaiii1, 1 telrlum . llollaii.l, Itiir-
nil, iHiiiuarK, iiuiy linn nini-r lorcien iiuiinns
S"J-('i.lliTtl.iii niii.lv In imy (mil i.f Kiiroj e by
S"lA-lti.rs i.r ciiillt lot- trnii ler tn
Gold, Silver, United StatOH nntl
other Honda Bought and Sold.
klmi :lh;;i 0.1 Tims D::;:;u
IJf THE 3AVINQS DEPAn7MNT.
P C. CANEDY. TrCBld-nt.
IIKNRY WELLS, VIco Pieaidont
THOMAS LEWIS. CualilHr
T. J. KERTH, Aisl3tint Cashier.
ST. JOHN'S and
Orders for Coal by tho cnr-load,
ton, or in hogshondH, for shipment,
promptly attonded to.
SSyTo largo consumers and all
manufacturers, wo aro prepared
to supply nny qunntity, by tho
month or year, at uniform rates.
CAIRO CITY COAL COMPANY.
tl-ir.illlitay ISro om.-e, No. T Ohio Leiec.
r?-llulll.iy Urn 'b wliaillioat.
tj-.U Kkj j.Huii Mill-, or
!TJAt llu- l.niil Dump, foot of Tliiity-Kiclil
Sa-l'ost oniee Dmrrer. .".Ot
Coal and Wood Yard.
PITTSBURG and ILLINOIS
KKl'T conHantly on hnml at ltoss' Yanl
.Commercial aieniie, ojipo-slle Ilioit
Older promptly lllle.1
(.'ml mul wood iU-IImh
lluied fiiv of charge
OrntK ok tiik Caiiio it Sr. I.ol-im
IIaii. IIoaii Co., Ha 1 110, III.,
.Mulch filll, IMS.
A meetlnpof the Directors of this (.'omiiuiiy
wlllU'liilir on l-rlilay, llio I2tl ilay of March,
Inn. , A. D. 1873, at 10 o'clock A. M , at Ihe
oitk'c- of S. H Taylor In lliu City of Cairo. Illi
nois. S .STA.VIM TAYLOR,
PAINT AND OIL DEALERS.
PATENT MEDICINES, TOILET ARTICLES,
DRUGGISTS' I-'ANCY GOCD'i. COLLIER WHITE LEAD,
WAX FLOWER MATERIAL, WINDOW GLAtiS,
BRUSHES, SOAP'3. COLORy, OILS,
TUBE COLORS, DYiJ STUFFS.
VARNISHES, ETC., LTC.
Vn; olh il rlIl'.llnl nti.l onl.Th fn !ii U'll ' ' I, PliV'irljn" nnd ficrrral -Sloin In n' u
V nf tenuis in ,nr 1 1 .it- MntmU.jt, I'l.i.Ul .ii hi . I hi uy .Mtleuii. Cum 1 fnnitIil tr
llll.sl Willi H ll.ililc- ilniSK l irav.ii.il.il mti
WHOLESALE it RETAIL f.'iTRO I RETAIL & 1-RESCRTTTID"
7-1 Ohio Lovco. I '- - I na'ileeto' Av..Cor 8th S
ii mt- m Jt kbui mam m;,itMmii Miinw-i- im. J
fTf tire X$ nmr . rTll
rt n nyuTV uti" anurrt o nfs ; '
1 sumo w'
mm MWmimM W
I 1 .
Should It-sold by the Hanlw,,
Goods Trade ever)
tm-.z zvz27 :::: cr :::t uzm:
Wo lmvo replenished our .lob Printing Oflico with
mnny fonts of now typo and have orders out for other
fonts of tho latest popular styles. "Wh aro determined
to establish the reputation of our ofli te for first-class
vorl, and make our prices so low that tho most enthu
siastic patrons of foreign cities will be compelled to ad
mit that wo do work at lower prices than any other of
lico in the country. Mr. Oborly, admitted to be ono of
tho best practical job printers West and South, lias
assumed porsonal supervision of tho job printing de
partment, and will endeavor to give satisfaction to our
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