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2 Apr 1859

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2 Apr 1859

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Fort Wayne Weekly Times (Newspaper) - April 2, 1859, Fort Wayne, IndianaI bus Jill ant 1 for Liktor. Established As a wig journal a d. M40-Pebdsbd to the Union the Constitution and Laws to Ems. I f font i 3 fort Wayne times it. Wayne Chicago h. B. Some idea of Iho management to which the unfortunate Road is Bow subjected May be obtained by a perusal of the following statement o the auditor thereof it. Wpm net Chicago r. the following is a statement of the an expenses of the Pittsburgh it. Wave up Railroad company for the month of february trom freight passengers Silil rent of Road miscellaneous total Eab nixes. 10 00 Coo of 7 825 00 5 boo 00 250 00 492 20 97 770 48 80 721 72 earnings in Samo month last year increase 31 4-10per cent conducting transp n 70 motive Power 18 34 maintenance of 004 co of cars 10 021 40 general 4 31 j 70 total in exp n s in same month last year 01 358 co four months ago the company hardly had suf Freint motive Power to haul their freight Over the Road now Tho smallest engine they have is More than sufficient for All the freight going West of Here. In fact we arc old that for Tarral Dayi past the train from Here West each Day consisted of four empty a and on its return brought in the same or other four empty ones. What the particular object is for hauling four empty cars Over the Road daily Between Here and Chica go it is difficult to it is to keep tip but we must still Hopo that directors will yet Wake up to a realizing sense of the ruinous policy now being pursued and either compel the present incompetent acting president to retire or else Luau Gale a policy More con House March 80th do a times after i finished my letter to vote of monday and mailed it at Forest nothing of note transpired or rather was seen for Muht came on us at Crest los Afler which the regular train having come up we embarked for this City and were soon stored away in one of those Tine sleeping cars to which Public attention has not As yet been sufficiently directed. 11 was thought these curs would prove but an Experiment but i am quite sure that no greater Aux Cut could have been anticipated by its projector. The Cost president Whoso Prark practice has so militated against the interest of the Road by not main taming Good but by driving it off. A prac tical Man would have done no such thing. I Nav remark that know not How Tom. Has heretofore deported himself on Public but 1 do know that he acted meekly though he May have Felt never so consequential. This is not my Opin Ion alone but that atone Tofino k number 32. Distant with the interests and necessities of the of lodging under the Ciri Road and satisfactory to the Public. If they d not the Road must very soon pass into the hand of the bondholders which proceeding jul at one Ink Tho Stock and invalidate All Cla ii he company. Is again the crops. Increase 29 248 20 net earnings in feb. 18p9 37 co 18c8 so 414 increase 1 473 52 t. D. Auditor. Thus it will to seen tint last year the Road then Only 383 Miles in length shows net earn ing of in the month of february while the Road now 403 Miles Long shows Only a net earning of for the corresponding month of the present year other words the additional 82 Miles now in operation shows Wity an increase of earnings amounting to Over that same month last year when the Road was 82 Miles Darter than it now is. Another advantage which the Road has Tiit year Over that o Tost is that it now runs direct to Chicago on it own rail while last year it stopped ii Plymouth where All the passengers and every Pound o freight had to be transferred into the cars of us from almost every Section of the Union comes the most cheering intelligence concerning our Winter crops scarcely is there an very stale and locality All unite in the in present Prospect indicates one Bundang crops that has gladdened from c1 statement that to of the most Al. Not Only this but in a car car a p. C. R. R. Tart year the Road was subjected to All the delay which might occur by Accident or Oiler Dinar on the c. P. Etc. And Southern and Northern Indiana railroads Ove which the passengers and freight of ibis line were compelled to past to and from chicag with All this advantage the Road can the comparative Trilling in crease in the cents. What then becomes of the Boal cd experience and Good , which this Dupuy has croaked about where is Oie retrenchment which he i pompously promised if he bus inc ability to tends he could do and dons it he is unfaithful and careless of lilo of the Lolow Lizul if he bus it the ability then he Flash basely deceived them which born of the Oil Omma will he Lake u Hal is the argument to tie derived from inc auditor s Sla Toutent u he thai inc business of the Road has sadly fallen oif or else the expenses have been largely in the performance of the amount Busi Ness or both which latter is the Case. Fly Thrif method would Kail Man account for ibis meagre Dili Erezo. B tween february and february ism Why while the Road West of Plain bulb was being pm Clad to Chicago almost every Man on an along Tho line believed that the a Norn a on Road would to Iii reason if not fifty per cent., when the Western terminus should be Chicago and so fully was this believed liven by the Best judges that Many i traitors of Len Road who might have collected their of inc company were prevailed upon to wait for this expected Imp vast. But How rally have Thev been disappointed those Hopes of the stockholders and creditors a litmus and had the interests of the. Road been in competent hands icum have been fully realized. This Wilucky line was formerly looked upon a be heart of the Husbandman for years past. And should these Winter crops pass on to maturity without injury and the summer crops be equally abundant our country will then enjoy As great a degree of Prosperity As been known for u Long period past. And this Prosperity will be the More readily frit and fully realized by every class throughout the country than in former times for the reason that we Are now just recovering from one of the most severe and distressing financial embarrassments which but few have Ever witnessed. Every department and Branch of laudable business has been depressed and some branches entirely crushed and f. Of in from which we Are just now emerging and for which no satisfactory reason has Ever appeared has produced the most astonishing and to Many the most melancholy results. All stances is Small compared to the Comfort of the result of the election showed about votes of which number the old Board got about 70.coo, though this is by no Means the True Indi cation in regard to the sentiment respecting the Thompson Here is the ticket j. Thompson t. Vlasic is do per go vibe w. Cass Tor ulate Cooks. Horizontal bed while passing a night often hours j we. And Over a distance of two Hundred and fifty i c m Kun Steij Miles of Railroad. In passing Over that part of the Roule which was seen Between fort Wayne and Crestline it is with pleasure i noticed that the growing crops of wheat bade fair for an abundant Harvest which must of course brim gladness to millions of hearts. Individual has contributed to the Stern and cruel demands of this monstrous which has swept Over our Hind like a mighty Tornado level ing All classes and conditions of the business por Tiona Alhi country. The millionaires who Asil were to Day lived in Marble palaces and fared sumptuously Day to Morrow were beggars having not where of their own to Lay their Heads the Mechanic Loo whose Well paid services sup ii Neil his Home with every Comfort and Many of inc luxuries of life suddenly found his services suspended and his family in i on Scipien of reduced o u slate of the most rigid Economy if not. Nal suffering. The same was the Case with the opera lives of our different manufactories and cd i reached this cily at 0 o clock a. In. On the next Morr ing after leaving Bull am worry to say that Many of the stockholders failed o come in person doubtless in a great Many in stances prevented by the Lyman incl and certain y unwarranted policy of or. Thompson pros Dent of the Pittsburgh fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad who levied the Tariff of Vicli i spoke on monday. The Eastern and foreign interests were represented by or. A urge on of Connecticut who at length thought that s Thompson had furnished much Aid to the Oad and that it is just Iii shed Ilia though lie dynasty might be profitably changed yet icy thought to give it a Chance was perhaps right May have been left out of the us Loii. So thought the Largo holders of Slock bout fort Wayne but their thoughts were hired by circumstances to which i have often Ammad in your columns. This Eastern and foreign interest is Large and whenever it shall Combine Wilh that of fort Wayne it must inevitably control inc whole affair. The fort Wayne and surrounding interest is on a neat fooling up a Tojici w. Bauer k. M , j. K. , Philadelphia Pittsburgh Massilon. Wooster Topper Sandusky. Fort Wayne Jesse l. Williams a. L. John Evans we. Too eve k. Ii. , nil to that of he of the people o Central Plymouth Chicago new York. The organization of the new Board will be the same As of last year As is thought it not having up to this hour transpired. For the next year we shall see what we shall 1 am not Al ill impressed with any unusual greatness among he men who look great on pack. What i Mem by this is that our fort Wayne men manna and to the Best but i us pressed with a firm conviction that men of Small Means arc never so unwise As when they contrib Ute a Dollar to soulless corporations who in the trying hour will sell them Inlo bankruptcy and hate their poverty. Time presses and h sending this by or. Randall 1 clo haying in Opportunity of promising your columns some observations relative to shh the greatest manufacturing cily of the Union. Our us Vole servant Jons w. Dawson. Tor the a i. Ivanc times. Moderate Dri Neeks. Such is the nature of and such is the Ghent City Are bitter against Thompson and his Ness and ruin to Drunken observation and he experience to the spirit of Tillou of Ull 1 worship alone guiding buy incur Tel More Ali Iii my own thou Al whose Aln Ino i would worship a nit it thou to whom pure Ruya have freely been Lent of in thought Sweet spirit to m but the hour when the two May Eul Winc. Cyme purer , come chasten and bless mine Loving shh in madly with times Ili Ghl. No less. Come Loving Kasince when Naglit hovers o or if sleeping you bless to if working still More. Angel Orlov Eliesa Mission d to enrol in be True to unit being Lii Eli for Tecc had birth. Oil guard Well unit form so pleasing god Given tis filling to i car then in future in heaven. A Home beyond the tide. Pmj Are out on Hie Ocean sailing. Homeward bound is Veelle Glide we arc out on i he Ocean sailing to a Home beyond the tide. Will Sono be Over then Well Anchor in the Harbor to arc out on the Ocean sailing to a Home beyond Tho Lido. Millions arc now Over on tile Golden Shore millions More or Otts City interests. The time is fast approaching Wincn the Good citizens of this cily will to called upon to a scr Cisa the inestimable right of lie elective for City officers. This election is of vast import i mice to the people the moral Condi Liun of City will depend very a Volt upon the of mis officers. The lovers of virtue Nora Lily and i Good order should eschew All political an d select As their chief a is Rale. One Wium Thi a know to to compel Cut Hunts a just and then Unile their Strenich am i list Liim this being purely a in alter it be j consider Rcd that political party anything to d Tho or the other. Tie Nice in growth is Saori Elerious from before our Yorlli. Lint it is not Only important that we should love i Nian of sound Anil judgment if nor thai pleasing contour in regularity of Shade but it is equally impair land thud. Those who Civi i b the Elm is a Swift pose our City Council should have 1 i Tot neg owl and thrive in i her to lass of labourers. Our Pupik i also suffered a ruinous depression thousands of our vessels from tin Little Sloop ship sine have fur Iii iils and Mouths been laying it the wharves or moored in the streams Wilh furled ails for want of business ibis has thrown out of i in Loy. Now at the Zenith of his Power and influence As a Railroad manager and hint henceforth his dynasty must decay and ruin come. The officers of the Road in High position Here Are by no Means popular it this Point and the sum bad Faith toward creditors Here is manifested As at fort Wayne which feeling caused the citizens of of course it must a wicked to drink it unless it is needful 01 ,7, us in make up your mini for our vessel s weighing Anchor you will soon he left behind. On have Kindred Over of that Brill in and Jia pay Shore i a and Ivy Well join i heir number when the toils Ollil e Are e or. Apr Ciul while heavenly breezes Henlly Walls our vessel in plications for in this Blanch orig ate the Idi j dances and regulations by which our City is i Lre " Blun pcs Crimin a Tiou has been used in the selection nothing g can jul inc in an Avenue of Elm. The Maple of All our native Trees uie Robst i and which to a very great extent if not entirely establishes the Standard of our morality As a City it is also ii Porlant Foben or Certai n Agrow the proper Imo shall we should i a in a few closely to the characters Mil qualifications of i for Evirl a tidiness by that All on Board a free salvation is the a wetly _ it is or list the great body i we Are of All intelligent physicians who have examined then we it Irhilia Jour this , lustily Lylial it a cipher the a i Eily experience of millions of men show that heir alld Lesii Mony is True. Arid it is also proved by experience of All who have Given it i be who it sire to obtain the Ollk of or More lofty rival the peace. Thu a should Lin Wii in mind Al uni inc i Utah org l rest a genuine Kobo 8eemojt.is of our generous and Brave heart Many if whom r with their Toraby by nearly All lines running West from Chicago and had the management of this put on less airs and made less pretentious to Superior it could Cully have secured As feeders some of the most important roads coming into that families come within the remorseless grasp of hunger. The part in 1 failure tin last season added still More to the sulfa Riim All. H Lizul a More cheering Prospect now opens up before us and if but have an crop this season Confidence which is now rapidly re turning will in fully restored. Then again will Ai Lively be seen and Felt throughout All the. Various avenues of business. Again will be heard the music of the saw and the of the industrious builder and around us on every Side will i Tho of to _ f _ to possess Sterling integrity l j less depends upon not doing and such Vicil a Bilili and inform Jio i u. Tree in the Street from prevent the Guli Livoni Shroub the Fon St. Trees from thence meshes of the Law they should Lave Sulli Lent purpose moral courage self respect ind la c of ii Pendency to inflict such punishment a enor i Wlk t l t of ulc Winn Nily of Hie Oll Elice May for is More detrimental to Good , or tends King to de Den no arc let us Sanii that the trip from i say to Daniel lion bite Den Daniel i Rel ulc Zannol be made in a siring Day i to above named masonic i1" lord i la cil Tiro out and Ibe exhibited he shut de Lions Pouf so to not bite me hence we receive to. Tussaud rec utly i Dii our cily seemed to think. And further thai Al. I Lor and publisher Are deter do lord he said to do Higel Gabriel co get Kolli 1 admirable1 Metal it not i to us in appearance and your Silver trumpet Den he blow to do a Forth fur a ii t j interest. We the list of 1st. We advise none to go to in Luiere has Bein lately established in n i sued him and Texas and Mexico beheld him Gilill a Rover seeking to drown memory by excite Neil. A few months since by one of Limo e sin which sometimes lash across r i St oui High in the he la Luvay of life in Kluuni tit Attu in

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