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Indianapolis Locomotive (Newspaper) - May 6, 1848, Indianapolis, IndianaIs broadly asserted by one officially connected with the present Board a a that so soon As they can a View the ground a they will make a Strong Effort to accomplish How this shall be done is Yot in the womb of time. But without any very extravagant anticipation in that Way allow the remark to be made Here that very considerable complaint it is Well known has often heretofore been expressed in consequence of members of the Council and its officers perhaps engrossing the jobs of hauling gravel and the like to the exclusion of other persons who were equally competent and who would have done the work at a less Price. And the Only assignable cause for doing so was that having the Power to control this patronage they thought proper to Confer it on themselves rather than allow others to enjoy it. Such a course of this is sheer selfishness if nothing More. To deserve the Confidence of the people faithfulness must to scrupulously maintained. If the compensation allowed to those who Are Here referred to be not equivalent to their services let provision be made for its increase. It is no less disreputable to pursue a sinister or partizan course in the Council than it would be in the legislature of the state by log rolling and otherwise to appropriate the Public Money to their own aggrandizement by placing in posts of Honor and profit Mere party Hacks who arc alike destitute both of Honor and principle. It is hardly necessary to add that the peace Good order and respectability in n word character of every City depends greatly upon its municipal regulations. For a Jinn weak selfish and corrupt men Are in Power Little else than disappointment and Dishonour need be looked for but when those of an opposite character Bear Rule it is not too much to look for the Best results which Are attainable under a Good charter. In last weeks locomotive there was a poem addressed to a Jane a signed Jane returns the compliment by addressing a piece to Now this is exactly right and we Hope is but the first of Ninny that will appear in our columns. We do not think the ladies should be behind the gentlemen in this matter and especially this year when they have such a a Peculiar . For the Ioco motive. 1 had not thought poetic m., that less attraction dwelt in me than thou Host gathered in the theme of thy bewitching Poesy i thought i was a charming maid if folks could Only know it tis strange i was not sooner paid the tribute of a poet i never dreamed of i Romeo dear that aught could Ever screen a Flower so rare it could not fear to live and Boloni unseen of glorious Star of Poesy be Fadeless laurels thine around thy unknown brow May Fame its brightest Wreath entwine i Jane. Indianapolis May in Isis. We Praise men for fighting and punish children for doing the c Eoa Cwik a a we Isis a Irb a a thoughts in a grave Yard next week. You jilted me most respectfully declined. Is anything wrong at Locust Hill i we have not heard from therefor a Long time but would like a a a a Iii Fiaai Satu Hoay Way g. 18 18. Victory Victory a we have met the enemy and they Are the freemen came out in their strength last saturday and Cost their votes for the True and unflinching democracy completely routing the enemies of peace and Good order. Our Triumph was the More overwhelming As it was unexpected and was nil owing to the stirring Appeal we borrowed from the great and Good John Donkey. We have conquered in every Ward except in the sixth As we were afraid of being beaten in Tomt Ward we concluded not to open the polls this was easily done by a Little intrigue but we quieted our consciences by knowing that it was All for the Good of peace and Good order and we knew our Man would to appointed to fill the vacancy. By this Manam vre we gained a double Victory. The following Are the gentlemen elected. 1st Ward Frederick h. Brandt. 2d a a Henry Tutewiler. 3d a a Matthew Alford. 4th a a Thomas Eaglesfield. 5th a a Geo. A. Chapman. 7th a a Hiram Sibuet. For special tax 33. Against it 239. You perceive that these Are nil Good men and True men who will always be found where duty Calls them facing All dangers and braving All opinions for the Public Good. On monday evening the members elect met in the Council room when the following oath recently established by the new City charter was administered. Do you solemnly swear or affirm that you will so help you god. It will be seen by this oath that the people have unlimited Confidence in their officers by allowing them to fill up the Blanks to suit their consciences and inclination. After the oath was administered they proceeded to elect a president when or. Geo. A. Chapman was declared duly elected a very excellent selection As or. Chapman is Well qualified to preside Over our City fathers having been Well drilled in All the mysteries of preparing ordinances at the time Molly Thompson was Mare of the City with whom we understand he was a great favorite. A for n ipe Cimeo of Orioli Nancis nor. The editorial col urns of the state Sentinel of february 23, 1848. Quot an ordinance to establish a Board of inquisition for the City of Impi non polio and to prevent the full and free enjoyment of private and constitutional Righta in said City and for other signed Molly Thomao Mare Mutuz Obj a secretory. It the following gentlemen were then elected to fill the different offices for the term of one year. James g. Jordan scr Elnory. James Greer treasurer. William b. Greer City attorney. William Sullivan. City Surveyor and Engineer. John Bishop marshal and com. Of streets. Jacob Miller clerk to the e. And w. Markets. Jacob b. . Messenger to the fire engines and Hook amp ladder companies. Joseph 1. Stretcher Sexton of the Public burying ground. Adam Haugh weigh master. The county assessment was adopted As the basis of tax nation for City purposes hence no assessor was appointed. By a Resolution passed by the Council the people Are recommended to meet on saturday to any and nominate a candidate for the 6th Ward. The nominee will receive the appointment. To men. The following communication accompanied the advertisement for a husband which will be found in another column. We assure the Young gentlemen who May want a wife that the lady is serious in declaring her wishes and that nil communications addressed to a Irene l.,�?� under an envelope addressed to the locomotive will be considered confidential and handed to the lady. The Ludo is very modest in describing herself she does not do herself Justice As a score could testify to if we were to name her. In what she says she is Correct but she might have added that she is highly gifted in intellectual faculties very pretty and excellent company we might fill a column in enumerating her merits. She is of one of the most respectable families in this City highly respectable herself and in every Way qualified to make any Man Happy. A rare Chance this. Gents done to let it slip. A a Indianapolis May 3d, 1848. A a messes. it is no uncommon thing for the gentlemen through the columns of newspapers to advertise for wives. 1 Ace no reason Why the ladies should not Lake advantage of the rights awarded them on leap year and use the same privilege. I for one am determined to come boldly Forth and declare that i am decidedly for annexation and that too speedily or in plainer language to let you know that i am in search of a husband. Will you please favor me by giving this advertisement a place in your paper and oblige 3l<irr>5 Jar. The fair that we announced to take Placo last tuesday and wednesday evenings was postponed until thursday and Friday evenings on account of the sudden death of miss c. C. Pratt sister in Law of the Rev. S. L. Johnson. The rooms in the court House were handsomely and tastefully decorated with Evergreen Flowers Sec. The tables were arranged in such order As to show to the Best advantage the Many fancy articles with which they were Laden. The Post office was the great Point of attractions the lady Post master and her clerks were kept Busy All evening delivering the letters. The music wus excellent super excellent. The supper was All that could be desired and everything passed off very pleasantly. Tho receipts on thursday evening were $190. We will notice it More at length next week
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