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Indianapolis Locomotive (Newspaper) - December 2, 1848, Indianapolis, IndianaSublime accents of truth and its lessons will be heeded and for the Joro Mohit. Messes. Editors a since seeing certain communications in your Little locomotive i Hud forbid its coming into my family any More if you do not refuse to publish such Low vulgar communications As those published in your last Over Tho names of Goodwill and Monitor. I do not wish to give countenance or encouragement to such false trash not that i have in idea that they will mislead the Public in this City for i suppose that this Public know exactly where to place these two characters. They talk about secret committees and All this and yet dare not show their faces. Now i have but Little doubt if they were traced out but you would find them either engaged in grog Selling or taking a littl0 of it themselves for their writings go to show How fearful they Are of the secret committee As they Call it. Never mind or. Rum defender the citizens and friends of Good order May get hold of you yet. If you Aro so opposed to secrecy Why not give your own names to the Public and take responsibility but i have no wish to condescend to answer your scurrilous and contemptible comm Mun Catious but it May be possible that strangers May get a Falso impression As to the matter of a secret committee guardians amp a. Let me say therefore through the same medium of communication that there docs not exist any such committee and that those rum companions who have set themselves up As n guide to this Public Are either wilfully ignorant or purposely vicious or both for if they had attended the City meeting which met at the court House a few weeks since or Mode any inquiry they might have known that All they published in your paper was false and perhaps they inquire and for the information of such i will say. That at a Large and respectable meeting of the citizens Whoso object was publicly set Forth which was to take such Steps As was thought Best calculated to enforce the Law against such persons As no continually establishing their filthy grog shops among us and in Defiance of the Law retailing their Poison destroying our neighbors and a curse and a shame to any Community. Yes their filth and stench their rude noise has become such that ladies or gentlemen either would turn aside with disgust and the citizens having tried every other Means to Stop them they now met to see what else could be done and now they adopt publicly want they intend to do and they did publicly appoint their president their treasurer and a solicitor. The president appointed an executive All of which had this object in View nud this aloud with this exception that they intend not Only to punish those that arc guilty and put n Stop As far As they can to this unlawful and nefarious practice of whisky and rum Selling but to punish those who swear falsely when called upon to testify on this subject. And now or. Goodwill and Monitor Are you in favor of it or arc you again it yours in All Candor. For tie to n a stir. Messes. Editors a i was very glad to learn from Monitor that he is a a one whose interests Ore More Remote from rum Selling and rum drinking than arc the perhaps then i ought to say in apology for attacking Monitor so roughly that in attacking assumed signatures i supposed myself attacking principles not persons and do not expect to hold him personally responsible for any insinuations he May make me under an assumed name. Our difference is then a difference of Opi Iliou As to the Means which ought to exterminate this curse of intemperance. Well then briefly i am one of those who believe and have Long believed that the Frallic in alcoholic drinks should be put under Tho same restrictions As the Sale of or Beuic and other known poisons. None should be allowed to keep them but apothecaries. Tho fact of their being bund on any other Man s premises in quantities should to a sufficient evidence of their illegal use and Sale. And any system of search or a espionage a which has a tendency to bring this secret lurking enemy to Public Good to Light should not be condemned. In this Case moral suasion has Gono its length. Law and its sure penalties Are our Dernier resort. Thus you Seo Why i took the Liberty at All to reply to Moni tor. The question has two sides and of your Little Sheet visits All Points and places in the City i want to see a Little on both sides in it or nothing. At any Rale done to let rum alone be represented. I encourage your paper for the purpose of sustaining an Organ through which As citizens we May express our sentiments freely upon such subjects without exciting personal animosity. I proscribe no one for opinions Sake therefore for ought 1 know Monitor and myself May to personal friends. But let me ask Monitor if lie thinks Tho Means used for the suppression of vice hero wrong to suggest a better plan and still one which shall assuredly bring about the desired end. Yours respectfully Vindex. For the Lucro Raitt. Foreign Young Gem. Of this City after being at a wedding in Tho country not fit from this place a few nights since and after dancing nil night till a a a a Road a Day Light and going Home by himself in the morning seated himself by the stove to a a peruse Tho news a when n customer Cnoc in. Nud stationed himself near the stove to enjoy the beat and dry the envelope asked what is the news stranger ? no reply. Sir can you Tell to what is the Price for wheat this morning the clerk raised up his head in much Surprise. And rubbed his a weary longing Well sir i think you perhaps can get about two dollars per Hundred weight for meat to Day. The Price of wheat sir is what i want. All Well j think it is on the decline at this time but i have been in the country and i can to Tell so Well this morning. J. P. D. For the lie motive messes. Market is a Fine thing especially in pleasant weather for our City indies can run to Market like Robins in the Spring of the year. A lady attended Market Tho other Day for Tho purpose of obtaining some quails or squirrels for her sick Mother. She found some squirrels and when the hell rang put two in her Basket and was waiting till the owner turned round to pay him when up st pod a portly looking gentleman and took the balance of the squirrels and took the two out of the ladies Basket hanging on her Arm and turns to the owner and pays him mud walked i hat gentleman keeps a Confer Louary in this City and should be known. W. Tab locomotive sat Bidav december 3. 1848. Vic would cull the attention of Tho ladies to Douglass Ltd elders advertisement in regard to visiting cards. They have just received direct from new York a Large lot of Type suited entirely to printing cards with ornamental flourishes and eat print them equal to engraved cards. There is nothing looks prettier or that is More necessary to a indy than a handsome card and they now have an Opportunity to gel them which they never have had before. Done to forget it ladies. The sewing societies. A the Winter season has again arrived and these societies Are now in successful operation. The greater part of the Young ladies attend them besides those More advanced and some of them Are is pleasant a place for strangers and visitors to spend in evening at and see the ladies is any we know. We have thought that to would publish weekly a list of the societies with the evenings they meet Aud the place they meet at for Tho Benefit of strangers if those having charge of them wore willing and would inform us of it would be a kind of directory and those having Leisure evenings could spend them in Tomt Way if they were disposed. If this meets the views of the presidents of the societies and they will inform i of it by thursday morning of each week we will insert it free of charge. The Friday Nom org about four of clock it commenced snowing and by ten it fell to the depth of Between three Ond four inches then commenced a drizzling rain which was kept up during the greater portion of the Day. Bright Prospect for Good roads it the season when hundreds arc flocking to and from the capital. The members Are arriving in great numbers and the City begins to look alive Willi them. On monday the session will commence and then will con Menea the log rolling and electioneering both by those in and those that want to get into office. We have been particularly cramped for time this week or we would give a Long dissertation on matters and things connected with the opening of a session of the legislature. The Star Cotillon a we had written a Short notice of this party last week but it was left out through mistake. It was held at the a Caiu Isle House a on tuesday evening and wit alike the opening Ball of the House and the season the arrangements wore made in grand Stylo and every thing was fixed a la Mode and it was is do a Sant a dancing party As we have had Here. If we arc to judge of inc refreshments prepared by Tow samples sent us by Tho thoughtful Host we must testify both to the Quality and Quantity. The dancing was kept up until a late or rather Early hour mud All were Well pleased
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