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Indianapolis Locomotive (Newspaper) - September 23, 1848, Indianapolis, IndianaAir tight of stoves puts us in mind of a joke we heard the other Day that is decidedly too Good to be lost. A Young gentleman called on a Young lady the other evening just be tween dusk and dark and before the lamps had been lit. On being shown into the parlor the indy left to get a lamp. The gentleman distinguished an object in the dark he supposed to be a table Anil cautiously placing his Fine new Beaver on it he groped his Way to a seat and sat Down lie had not sat Long before an unpleasant odor began to fill the room lie wondered what it could be and was on the Point of starting on a voyage of discovery for the door when the lady entered with a lamp and All was explained. The gent., instead of placing his hat on the table of he supposed had placed it on an air tight stove which was closed up tight hut had a Good heat in it and when the lady entered with the lamp the sides were tottering the Bottom having been Burnt Crisp. A ooh what a hat a exclaimed the geut., As our informant left. We take the following description of n landscape painting by or. Jacob Cox from the journal. It is a Well deserved tribute to Merit. Or. Cox a studio is in the Johnson buildings and free of Access to All interested in the Fine arts. Or. Editor a on taking a Peep a few Days ago into Cox a studio we were surprised with a View of a Hoosier landscape. It is taken from Lamb s Bottom perhaps the largest and most Fertile in the White River Valley on the Road from Martinsville to Gosport. In the foreground is a rough Bridge Over a Small Creek a lug Cabin a Load of Hay the Farmers conversing at the Fence beyond is the opening and in the distance on either Side Rise the Bluffs crowned with Trees which skirt the Bottom the Road winds out of View into the Forest the Motherly cow is drinking in the Stream and the Good Mnuk a wife is going with her daughter to the Spring House. Such Are the rude Siml Erilus which our artist has clothed with an air of soft quiet Beauty which no one heretofore has dared to think belonged to this wooden a poetical country. Could you have been told that that Blue far off sky spanned the shores of Como that those Beautiful and blushing Clouds had slumbered on the Appen incs it would have been All right. We can raise hogs hut As for Fine skies they arc not in our line rousing crops of potatoes but there a not a very Fine turn out of Clouds the country is Loo new. Go to old Italy 1 there they have dealt in nothing but fico skies these thousand years. W e Are glad to see one artist who has Independence to take a Home scene for his canvass. Simple life affords the finest subjects of a certain class and it is for the Eye of Genius to Flash its Light upon them to he sent out to the world and Down to future time As specimens of what we Are of the Cabin and the Forest of the wild and romantic scenes of the Early settlers life. True there Are no ruins on our Hill tops that whisper oppression and crime no convents whose Bells toll their Matin and Vesper Chimes no tombs where saints and warriors sleep in immortality but we have the primitive Forest the Wood fringed River and the Lovely log Church and the Briar grown gun pc Yard the Cabin school House and the Camp meeting or the livelier scene at the frolic the Hoe Down the husking or the log rolling a thousand pictures of simple sorrow or Lusty life which would Call out All the cunning of nil and All the i Giuily of Genius. True history Only is gathered from a representation of men and manners As they Are. In who would fix upon the canvass a portrait of the present time docs More for the coming generation than a regiment of Book Wrights or u score of historical societies. A care in a transition state. And unites the artist takers us Down As we arc our great grand children will have no More real Conception of the state of society now than we have of the fabled Arcadia but the gorgeous tints of autumn will never forsake our forests the waving wealth of a thousand Fields will Bathe them in Gold at each returning Harvest and the pure spun of the firmament will Ever Bend above them no change which time or improvement will bring about can Rob the Indian summer of its misty Robe or Borcuk the magic spell of our Moonlight skies. There is a natural Beauty in Many features of our climate which fills the Ordinary beholder with a strange inspiration and bows Down the artist in a sacred idolatry. We Hope or. Cox will not make this his last Effort to sketch the scenes of our own state. No in conium which we can pay can add to the Beauty of the quiet and Lovely landscape which smiles upon his canvass it is enough for the artist to feel the perfection of his work Ere the Eye of admiration can anticipate or the Tongue of Praise begot the conviction. Hoosier. Seeing the tuesday inst a couple of candidates for con nubian Bliss came to town with their attendants to get the rites consummated. After they were a a tied a they started off to the depot to Sec the cars come in. In looking round they saw the omnibuses with their placards a free to Brownings a a free to the Palmer House Quot on them and thought it would be a Nice Chance to get a cheap ride. They got in and were tickled most to death. A wag saw How things had gone and gave the proprietor the Wink. Altor the Buss stopped Aud they had got out the Driver As directed demanded the Money for the ride. The Groom pointed to the card and refused to pay. The Driver insisted the Groom got mad and called a a hard by this time a Large crowd had collected and were making themselves merry at the expense of the couple. The Driver Drew his coat and was going to fight when the Bride with tears in her eyes entreated her a a dear to pay him. He could stand threats hut not tears so he paid him und left. Ivory appeared in great nub Danee a a about that period of Cali is department. Edited by a lady. So in nitty Srp Teinberg 21, 1848. I7or ithome. There is something in the word Home that wakes the kindest feelings of the Henrt. It is not merely friends and Kindred that renders the place so dear but the very Hills and rocks and rivulets throw a Charm around the Placo of our nativity. It is no wonder that the loftiest harps have been tuned to sing of a Home Sweet the Rostz that bloomed in the Garden where one has wandered in Early years careless in innocence is Lovely in its Bloom and lovelier in its decay. No songs Are so Sweet As those we heard among the boughs that Shade a parents dwelling Gayas the Birds that warble Over us. No Waters Are Bright like the Clear Silver Stream that winds Ornong the Flower decked knolls whore in childhood we have often strayed to Pluck the Violet or twine a Garland for some Loving schoolmate. We May wonder away and mingle in the world s fierce strife and form new associations and friendships and fancy that we have almost forgotten the land of our birth but at some evening hour As we listen perchance to the Aurum winds Tho remembrance of other Days comes Over the soul and fancy bears us Back to childhood scenes and we seem again amid the familiar haunts and press the hands of companions Long since cold in their Graves and listen to voices we shall hear on Earth no More. It is then a feeling of melancholy steals Over us. How docs the heart of the wanderer after Long years of absence beat and his eyes fill As he catches a glance of the Hills of his nativity and when to has pressed the lips of a Mother or sister How soon does he hasten to see if the gardens and Orchard and the Stream looks As in Days gone by. To find Plains As Beautiful and skies of Bright and friends As devoted but that will not usurp the place of Home. There is one place where none will sigh for Home. The Flowers Tyml Bloom there will never fade the Crystal Waters that Winde along those Var Dent Vales will never Cense to Send up their heavenly music the clusters hanging from Trees Over Shad dowing its Banks will to immortal clusters and the friends that there meet will Mecca forever. D. C. D. Indianapolis sept. 16, 1848. _ if rtt. A a a halt to a Hoota it a Wall Spring of pleas via a men nce of to a Anil lore vat it u a Talent of trim a loan to by run Trad Back with i Nitrel on the Lgth inn. Or. John m. Williams Hod a daughter and Dot to Lim form la. . 44 o Happy lot and Liall Owad Oren at the of of Angela where the Golden Chain of godly need la entwined with the roast o f love s on the 21st inst., by the , j. V. R Miller. Mrs. Elizabeth Cluster to or. Joseph Russell All of the Rountr. Deaths. A q Heath what Art Thoat a trance anti solemn Alch Jamiat. Elaborating life a Laizir from inti Clayey on the of it the inst., infant Pon of few in May. On tin 21bt inat., Michael Len Varsik. Aged of it Yomara. On the a Het me i jumps Cox at it a of or. Jacob Cox aged 7 Veurn. _ _ invitation. To lie Ladic a of amp Vicinity. Fit st receiving m Mayi Ike a a fresh Supply of fall and Winter Good among which May be found a Orne Choice a titans and Sha win As Well a the Little trimmings and notions Sucha fringes la Civ edgings. Inserting Glove hone mitts under Yeats Collar. Cap not let Hyk cats. Etc. Tie., of which we invite an examination feeling Coni Odijk the among the retention will he found some desirable article. Call and a ecu ladies we will How your our Good with pleasure. India Mujoli. Scptt Glicr 23. a <�0lb spectacles lost. Lost on tue Way the 19tli int on Washington Street Between Cox s tin shop mid Brownings hotel a pair of Gold a a Poe Tarle Tho under will be suitably rewarded by leaving them it tel Holly a Cycle in Mure. _ up. La a Budi bread bread for the new Campaign. Wing democrats fro foil Mon and rabble Sioum a a cd tics Tod urls Kilimn so take courage and had Mil your dimes. Comm amp by Kingsbury will Furnich bread for Tho Campaign at the Verv reduced i Ico of 111�, for a dime when hour in $1 fit per him Ford or 40hs. For a Dollar delivered at your dwelling or at his bake House on in Bingo in Street. Cant end of the City. Term for ticket in a in Advance. You that like the conditions come Down with your dust. Indianapolis sept. Ihli. 3w Kingsbury. Jambs haul a co.,m e chant to j Lous no. A Palmer House. M Vashii Filon Street. Indi an al ol1�o manufacturer�.,and who Ionia a i Kri Niido amp Irmin Heady made cloth mme Collu ass Etnere vesting trimmings and every description of Ucelli men a , _ j8u John Douglass. John r. Elder. Douglass x elder Book and Job printers. Office in Blakes building on Washington Street opposite Brownings
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