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Indianapolis Locomotive (Newspaper) - August 26, 1848, Indianapolis, IndianaTin1 City of in Linn no. Xiv. It is a great pity that the City was not Laid out some three or four blocks further North limn it is thereby occupying the level piece of land North of North Street and preventing pogues run from cutting up the South Eastern blocks. From North Street to the donation line the ground lays High and level and is in every Way suited for All kinds of improvements. In the North Eastern part of the City a Cluster of dwellings have sprung up within a few Vears and three dwellings have been built in this part of the City this year. The Asylum for the Blind is being built in the Asylum Block containing six acres fronting North Between Pennsylvania and Meridian. The buildings being erected this year am to be occupied As the boarding House and workshop for the pupils until the new building will be erected when they will both to converted into workshops. They con. Fiat of a three Story Brick with basement 42 feet front by g5 feet deep fronting on and about 70 feet from Pennsylvania Street. This building is now nearly plastered. The Frame which stands in the rear of the Brick and near the Centre of the Block is two stories High and 21 feet by 90. Both buildings will be finished and ready to be occupied by the first of october. It is the intention of the trustees to commence the Large front building in the year 1850. This building will front Norih Street standing Coqui Distant from Pennsylvania and Meridian. cannot give the dimensions of it but will be very similar to the insane Asylum building in regard to size and the general appearance will be much improved. When these buildings Are finished they will greatly enhance the Price of property and improve the appearance in this part of the City. Between Meridian und Illinois and North of North streets there Are six dwellings that have and Are being built this summer. This Block is nearly occupied with dwellings that have been built within the lost few years and some of them would deserve a particular notice both on account of the appearance of the houses and the tasteful arrangement of shrubbery in front of them if we had Lime and apace. West of this Block to the donation line the improvements Are confined to the neighly Rhood of Fite Michigan Road and urc not very extensive. have been requested by a number of respectable citizens to Call Public attention to n set of rowdies that make Washington my Riding Illinois Anil Maryland streets their nightly resort Between the hours of 11 and 3 of clock making All kinds of noise and disturbing the rest of those living in this Vicin by. Their head quarters is on the North Side of Ashington Street Between Coats hotel and the Corners from which place proceeds the greater part of the noise. Accord ing to the City Laws it is Natle the duty of the marshal to arrest these disturber of the peace and we Are requested to Call his attention to the fact that noises such As should a it he permitted Are nightly non do in the above named neighbourhood. Several names have been handed us but to forbear publishing them at pre pm but assure the lads that those living in the neighbourhood Are becoming very indignant and will adopt Stirlin gent measures if it can be slopped in no other Way. They had better Stop now and save air credit. Bell Bell ringers deserve credit for the prompt manner with which they noted on our suggestion. The difference Between the ringing on last sunday and the previous ones was very perceptible and the improvement was keep it at that gentlemen and you la pass Muster on All College. The annual commencement of Hanover College took place at Hanover on the 16th and 17th inst. A Large number of citizens and strangers assembled to witness the exhibitions and we Are informed the exercises were unusually interesting. As our citizens Are interested in that institution we publish in full the programme of exercises. Wednesday evening August 1g, address before the Pun, society by a Ltd. Thomas e. Thomas Rossville o. Poem by Robert t. Cosby. Esq., Louisville by address to the society s graduates on delivering the so Crete diploma by Samuel d. Ward esq., Princeton by. Thursday evening August. 17, address Defore int Union lit Kahy society by Rev. N. L. Rice. I. A. Cincinnati. O. Address to the society a graduates on delivering the society diploma by Abram w. Hendricks of so. Madison ind. Address before the society of alumni by Rev. Jonathan Edwards Cincinnati o. Thursday 10 of clock a. Salut Atory China Moses s. Coulter now Manchester a. Lights and shadows of Lite Robert g. Jackson Amite co. Miss. A glance at Teh past cohort s. Shannon Jefferson co. Ind. Conference will tub present French Republic be permanent 1 affirmative Addison w. Bare a a negative Samuel Taggart. Can Rico ind despotism of the imagination a j. Wesley Runke Indianapolis ind. Whitney a Railroad . L. Vannuys Franklin ind. Valedictory peace John c. Caldwell Thorntown ind. Baccalaureate address and conferring of degrees by the president. Colt res. Ind. August 16, 1848. Editors locomotive a did you Ever take tin your Hoard and lodgings in this place the Donn to sen of Bartholomew county if not von will have Given ear to the statement that the inhabitants numbers some two thousand and that the town is As Hennt Ifill As a Maiden of blushing sixteen. But True it is that 750 souls alone constitute the Quot entire population and is to its being n Beautiful place i object to the word. It is a rather prettier place than some others hut still the streets arc filled with rubbish the dust is Laving to an almost unknown depth Long the streets and Oft times is raised he he wind is it whistles past and thrown As a veil Between Tomse wlm May be passing along the streets and the sky. For to it known that a Street sprinklers love not taken up their line of duties in this place. As the train of cars pass this place just look to the South and you will see a Large Brick House the residence of John ii. Bradley formerly of your place or. Bradley in company with a. A. Hammond and or. Lefever have built Astram saw Mill to the Westward of this and arc doing a land office business since the commencement of operations on the 4lh Day of july. The amount of goods sold Here during any one year will i am fully convinced compare favourably with the sales of Indianapolis. Produce finds a ready Market. There was last season Over 100,000 bushels Corn shipped by rail Way to Madison and it is estimated that there will be at least 25,000 bushels Corn shipped this season from this Point. There is a Mill near to town grinding some 400 bushels wheat also one in town that grinds 500 bushels of wheat daily. The Mill belonging to the firm of Banfill As co. Have agents at Franklin and also at Elizabethtown purchasing wheat for them. To Cun show ten Drunken men at least hero on a Day of election to whore there is one in your place. The License men arc rather too numerous for the sons of temper Uco. So they always carry the License question. have quite a pretty court House and Square. On lost Friday u Bill was posted up stating that the negro minstrels would enlighten the citizens of Columbus by singing quite a number of negro songs accompanied by Banjo Bones air. The audience wore so disgusted with the performance that the room was nearly vacant at the close of the performance. But some few of the youngsters insisted upon their remaining and giving another concert on saturday evening so that the ladies might be edified thereby. So soon is the concert commenced and Tho audience took their seats the door to the court room was securely barred outside by the boys and it was not till a very Lato hour they were liberated. All attempts made by the men on the outside were met by a Shower of eggs and so the boys allowed them to go their Way after a great while. Yours m. Kili >10ll� Notick. The annual convention of universalist for the state of Indiana will be held at the court House a this City on next Friday and saturday the 25th and 26th inst. Public services Friday evening at candlelight also saturday at 10 o clock a. M., 4 of clock p. W., and at candlelight. Preaching also on sunday at the usual hours. The Public Are respectfully invited to attend. Of Attis. A a a Hebe in a Home it Well Tpring of the Eaarl e me Lenrer of Peewee end love vet it it a Talent of unit a Loen to be rendered Beck with on the Irtle inst. Or. . Mausur bad a son added to his family weight 10 1-2 the. A a a Itofa incs. 14 o Happy lot. And hallowed. Even a. The Jor Oft Mel where the Golden Chi in of with the role of on the tilth inst. By the Rev. Or. Humes mis la Kirr Carl to or. h. To it roil ill of this county. In Allis Rotilie on the 3d inst., by Rcv. Or. Wright mis. Rachel Esary to or. Saxtorph Ellis. John d0u0la58. John r. Elder. Doi Iola s8 a elder Book and Job printers. Office in Blakes building on Washington Street opposite Browning s

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