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Racine Advocate (Newspaper) - January 26, 1848, Racine, WisconsinVou my i. No. 10. Racine Wisconsin january -26, 1848. Whole no. 270. 11 lir it i a l m i. I tilt ii i r t it i Ion All he inc a men Hal the fist and rapidly multiplying Proi Hicls of Ibe nil and of lit mines of in de u Lis kindly expanding com Tiehl their ability h it mount capital from Llie , for ils Ajeou plish l vents live proven Honter Nisi pm Trisel from ment. Pirir spirit of Enlar Pixie Siml Ali air Zeal in the cause Linn i m in a i Iaruta Linn if or sol s from the pc Scal Cin i Lipiros no our people and Citira Ivr Pidiry. L now Cal to All Xvi Init or fact tits no inc nine Niin Naif us trial our own people do Mil Llie in minis lint he div ruled from to Only nit by ir.nli1 and Impi d n. I i la i la i 1 ii m a f i1, i cosi v m its const us our seas demand an in t us Ibe facilities of , i inner in r -. T by we ii the lorder and Oiler Pix Jewls j. A. N cutin by Interior. Indeed capital 1, i Jill t. J. Jim d it and ill this legion so and forecast u in is 111, x in maritime Miji Remack. That la ill ill Lite t t a Lake Ali Chioran which should a "1 i Mil 10 be her enl i to in our Tei me in Alt he Jos us Oil of is Indish disable Wirtick of i Weijie it o i and in my Inith w. In of Heidi r Liin Dinoss he a cd t i. I to u lit . 11 k h Vii race if e then fore to ii c i ill m res h present As an i1. V to Purpus i ii . It in i 1 ii is our c1 i Iiin-1 be Theta it i of Kuiee Liett Tieu w.1 int ii 1 1. Ilo a. I Maca Jiaxi i. Us hid Seniti he a ecu our i l i v h 1 1 n i Iier in ii .111 t a i. So a with to visit of at some lilt and i its. A i t i l i by in Ulm heat lid other products to u in xxiv 1 Ion hint Eon Keiiti Tiitu the ate n a Oil Lenneil form cont Ion Iris he in i lenient Lor m 5 i. Hal i it to n and i Imiru Sci. I a 1 1 1 s 1 1 n to the 1 s Mil i ill finl and toll t a r r i in Iligir Jinni h1 s Iid Husin i us i r k r no on air Cir which Ith any o f. J t to l 1 i if Iron Pirla Ion would in . I i j n i. U r Road i j ii ill. Do in in a Lii d i c 1 of Litfin n. It v n. I Glicr lie Iles at least a m. 1 1 j ii 1 n pc and r s r it i la 15 n itch Ahji no Way almost 1 r lire former m tis a in h Mali Tui pm due lir Ulici an n Van a 1 a or rust i Metal is the depth of r n , s Rouen in hit r. To i -.1-1 . Xxx it i ii Tiu ii i 1 in i in in id Lulio Riotis furs i h 1 Mioi u it Lii of ills it or people. I Lidiia. Yet this. In Vilics i. In it i. It to r i l will the next Xiv. La Rolig in. D is fro n us Broil 1 1 to 11 Villi l Sivilli a i Kim lit i r Sav ten inches to the Tii inn of our . A n Iid Ommer Ial crests thi1 in1 Tui Anie i a m . I n hi1 i airy. Mill tin .1 Llie in a .r Jie Ojile the Spring or .1. T i nil Kiiji an Hindon hardly the re 1 in a x in it i Sjuk be. Of Ainan Nib it control of u 1 1 j and of link from in repo ii Iiri in 1% r. Lur e tvo is Mai if York tit . A. _. Sufi i sch it i in .1 i Sunmei to Pai l Lite Al s of 1 of Imp pm and All ii Imine to the a tuners As a Mads cons i a i . Ami Home i tin tin ill i the .1. M. For ill 1 have seen a Mali x i .1 inn 1-i th.- the list regular s feat in Width to i. V i if our lure a Vert and thai , j 4 1 broiled to a Uin Pliny the lust roads in riot to .1 k lit Rimili not in rent Uri i a r a. Lake to Salinis Plank re 1 k a. River and Milwaukee Sesenio a t p Iuis City and the Point lliu.1 ii horse Jav 1" in hem isl of wheeled vehicle 1 e d in is Wisconsin to he the faster in a Pat r a Ihen iad jut Alier thy lapse if in. Have us lid is and draw Trot Wilh the Ness of tin Eiton Nurr in carry on an cry tar Natl so i Lal or Llinat of in Ink 1 join Luil less of Iligir no null to Eil old Neil enter in or on this Road the very beasts of hurl in pro fur Ilii in the Mac. Id. I Palli ind when reined from Llie for Imir to the , in Bdl in Thoni solves will it Nair Deli hymn Hack upon the Ulasik. In Lino Plank roads Uro Prol it lilo to mar dam roads in , in of and in Comfort to Passeri grim in eater Speed is on , Willi less resistance Stii Jurf owners say Are less to horses than Mae .11.1.1111 roads it Lam Rale of Speed and Slipy Are Eon Sidero l Superior in every respect it Stone san returns. Huttl it u Ivy a Liss to no Lully for Llic Pui polio of i ill of a tick Over m Rusulis ill this Reifon whore Ihire is Lii Llu or no to Ial Erial is Wiiilie Irr Aniie a one with a Lii i the latter we in there is. A of Tim liar Torii pair poles ti1 tha former. Tins in be . Where for ii reach of 13 he line of rims Dong a ledge of exposed Rock Jii for which Only acids to be tumbled Llie Road Leady Lor use Here if anywhere n might lie supposed .1 inc Udani could be profitably .idu. In i Mither Luw Nofire Sanii is Ite move innels Are making to Lake up the cobble Stone pain int of a Street for a distance of iwo Mills and Lay Down a Plank Road in ils Stead. It see is to its hat these facts should sul do the question , dial put nth d ways lire , As , Mads to in of either Stone org Tavel or other similar inn Crial Eider nearly ill conceit Able . Aid Thi is one reason More Obi tons than others Why they should to peculiarly so tit on Cli mate it is the deep and be que civil during our Winter Siml Spring months that disrupt lie foundations of nearly All roads of Earth and Stone and which firmly budded macadamia de Roach would not at All times be Able to ill tji ii i ii Jinny Hiis in Vii fur ii in Ilia ihi1 proper slept have been taken towards an Ainuu v the charter. The of Rii Italy in Pur and in their appeals in Llic id a Lilic hum Plank vastly n knit liquid to purr As stood a Road As All experience goes to an of Troil a Plank Road Neur Toro Iuo parts of which arc entirely worn through whose sides touch a Road la now in use and is con stantly occupied by vehicles Willi and it the up of the foundation by the action of the Frost t hut so disrupted u Macadam Road vicar Toronto Aslo ten Der in nearly impassable in wet and we.uhtn1 and which occasioned the Tak ing half of it up and substituting to flank track in ils Stead. La Lus already been Plank i ids Are peculiarly adapted Lolow hat or wet regions and in such localities pric Lical business men can construe them w Ghoul the expense of employing an Engineer. Lint their adapt lion to .1 rolling and even Hilly country has been fully and favourably Lesley As la Weir smooth and Filien wheat of a Road vehicle the on them up an in Elma lion is much easier than on an Ordinary Road demonstrating their ability to overcome considerable elevations the exposure of the horses to slip Ping on such Asch nos being almost entirely o Xvi need by a alight covering of Sand or Earth upon t he planks. On the auevniite1 their ii Dop Inu Ahcin into ail i us his Iucci to the governor Tien of those 1 i Oximes and in is now ii Bull nine v ears first Road Ennslin civil there under the snip rvs Ion of lilo j although a Short expel Mic ii id Road tried Al Toronto two year s previously and .1 Short piece of Rentle sonic litre of the kind was Laid at lieu some 30 years ago. So Purl Cully sat is lied have Lite canadians now beguine the immense us stages in siding to their f Ai in Antl Ron Mereial from the introduction of Plank Mads Hay gone Inui l extensively into these splendid Roitt my Kinord pm or Republic on the glow pc. These Canadian inc principally in the Ricl u est there is one from i Ort Slu Iiley to London Miles 2d, Isom Hamilton to port Dover 30 Miles 3d, London to uracil Oil Luilus Lon thin to Chatham. Miles to Sandwich 00 hides Chatham to 18 Miles London to j Ort Mir in a Miles out in Progress from to port , 75 Niiles two or a uric i idiot my film Toronto one or More Al Cut Ainaly one at Quebec and several others tit less ,11010 in Oiler parts of the provinces. Of Llie precise number of Hamu Ronilus in Canada we Are not a Lii cd Bill we Leatis that their in is Between .100 and 500 Miles. Our people h Ive nol. Been in the habit of looking to the colanic., at this Day for models of Enterprise and Iho invention and adoption of in prove evils in Llie a Ripe of civil life bin it is no less True Thini he that our provincial neighbors lilo Are vastly in Advance of us in regard to Ono Anrong he in Parlane Road of the let its now profit by their example and be prepared to Lake lessons of Wisdom from Quarter. Per hips the most successful Plank Road yet coi Isu dieted is. That at Satin new York extending Miles eastward to in on the i Ortland and Montreal Load it. Net York am Erie Road l. While on the we Stern Way in in Glam from Lon Don in Uris Lul Llie Width is 7 feel. A vide the superiority of the whirr to out Llie , before they would have time to rot out then to Inch Plank to duh he used otherwise 3 inches will not icks. Stint Ikus. Uric use opinions inv Hen held in re ii d to this of die Structure " j h t sleepers says Llie new York Senate to porn both in and in number hate Vaird and since the first introduction of Plank roads Al first they were Lew feel a pan the or six being placed under a track of 10 it. Raid and Wei a six inches Square t they have been gradually re duet a both in Ami num Ber so that new under an 8 i. Track iwo sleepers inches Are considered abundantly sufficient i and Iha nce Ossilyn of hating Many and heavy proved Mil to , As Lite roads Laid upon the Light i Leepe sat present used arc an solid and endure As Well As any roads and or. Brooks before id tided in Rili s us from Lac Torii dial he Lay ing Down about a mile of single Plank around our i Piilo of lilo rail rond in that City j 1 use to Inch Plank Wilh a by 8 sub Sills Laid Anil ten the Plank Down will one Inch Oak pins. This Isa on or i should not use Iju m t drily i should use u i Lite i the Sills be wot i bedded Aiu rest upon broken or pull cried Earth and i acc for rail roads is generally admitted Lite reverse hour Good As applicable id ruiiit.1 for All exp i c Lias shown Insl conclusively Llinat for a single track right feet is preferable to imy Oiler Width. Sinn Afler the introduction of Plank into Canada their Willi varied from to i feet for a double and from u to 1 eel for a single track but after several years Experiment they Are now discard ing the greater and adopting the it scr Width say it for a double 8 it. Fora single track. The would All be near the censer of an 8 it. the super incumbent weight of the vehicles would n near be Wilri of the bed pressing and keeping the superstructure firmly and evenly Down while on i Nicks the inclination of vehicles to either Side to told till and loosen the in of i he plunk. I. Engineer on i Illinois , who Vii Tineil tin acadian Plank Roach in 18-s-j, kids that through am in the Nei nity of the principal towns the not upon stones or other hard Llinat will prevent them from settling and Sills of a Small size Wilt More readily than larger ones Nellle Wilh the rest of Llie Persi picture leaving Jila Wijt rent closely on Llie ear i thus air and decreasing the liability to rot. Large Sills Are of a positive disadvantage As they prevent in planking Isom smiling firmly on the Earth bed of the Road which in in All Portill it should be made to do its main support. Indeed in now been found that the chief use of Sills in to Jrade by and keep the foundation in shape Nikiti it solidity by Selling v. To and the Plank Point for if any space be i ing was use desc Anil one a Liiri Lilje Chi Mai Dit re on account of it a dead n he Leeomo n ,1 Donau roads Plank or air i tills dry rot Fol effect. We or. A Rood thai being rebuilt j imo.1. Nib

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