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CLEVELAND NEWSPAPER DIGEST JAN. 1 TO DEC. 31, 1852

Abstracts 199 - 209

BRASS & COPPER 199 - DTD Nov. 20:3/1 - The copper smelting works of J. G. Hussey and Company are closed for the season.

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BRAWLS & FIGHTS 200 - DTD July 28; ed: 2/1 - "We don't recollect a season, for many years, in which so many desperate, bloody and fatal encounters have occurred in Kentucky as during this summer.'

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201 - DTD Nov. 11:3/1 Mr. and Mrs. Cooley are accused of shooting and
seriously wounding Mr. and Mrs. Kirby in a drunken brawl on Nov. 11.
The parties reside at the foot of St. Clair st. Cooley has not yet been
arrested.

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See also Mobs & Riots

BRIDGES
202 - DTD May 13:3/2 City council met last night and passed a resolu-
tion that the street supervisor secure the abutments of Vineyard st.
bridge across the canal.

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203 - DTD Aug. 14:3/1 - Merwin st. bridge is being removed and a new one is about to be substituted.

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204 - DTD Sept. 9:3/5 City council last night passed a ordinance to pay for the iron bridge across Merwin st.

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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 205 - DID May 24:3/1 - We saw on May 22 a list of buildings to be built which included a group of stores that will cost over $50,000, some brick and stone houses that will total $125,000, and some frame dwellings that will cost $100,000.

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206 - DTD May 27:2/3,4 - At the city council meeting on May 25, petitions were received asking the privilege of erecting a frame building within fire limits, also asking the same privilege on Euclid st.

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207 - DTD May 27:2/3,4 - At the city council meeting on May 25, the report of the committee on fire and water granting permission to build frame buildings was accepted.

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208 - DTD May 28; adv: 1/2 James Clayton, builder, is located at 32 Erie st. (West side of St.) between Euclid and Superior sts.

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209 - DTD June 1:3/1 Hewitt's fine new brick block on Merwin st. is progressing rapidly. So, too, is D. Baldwin's on Superior st.

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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (Cont'd) 210 - DTD June 5; adv:2/4 - I. and E. Sturtevant of 71 Champlain st. are prepared to take contracts for erecting buildings of every description. Jobbing is done on the shortest notice.

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211 - DTD July 1; adv:2/4 well Street,

A. J. Piper, builder, is located at 72 Rock

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212 - DTD July 14:3/1 The elegant Hewitt block on Merwin st. is nearly completed. It is built of brick three stories high and has 120 feet front. The cornices are of stone and the window sills are of cast iron. There are six stores, neat and roomy. Hewitt has 175 additional feet of ground fronting on Merwin st. which he will probably occupy with stores uniform with those already built.

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213 - DTD July 16:3/1 - Dr. Pulte of Cincinnati is about to erect a very
elegant brick block on Bank st. It is to be 94 feet by 80 feet and four
stories high. There are to be four elegant stores in the first story
with basements, offices in the second story, and in the third and fourth
stories a magnificent public hall which will occupy the entire length
and breadth of the building.

Dr. Pulte has been elected professor of clinical medicine in the Homeopathic college of Cleveland and is much pleased with our city. It is hoped he will take up his residence with us.

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214 - DTD July 22:3/1 - A large and elegant brick block is contracted to be erected very soon on the burnt district west of the Forest City House on the ground owned by Mrs. Miles of Newurgh. It is to be occupied by some eastern gentleman.

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215 - DTD July 22:3/1 Henry Wick will commence in a few days a brick block on the east side of Seneca st. north of the City hotel. It will be 60 feet front, 80 feet deep, and three stories high. Bank st. will soon be built up. The next business street will necessarily be Seneca st., which we expect to see occupied with elegant brick blocks within three years.

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216 - DTD Aug. 13:3/1 - The fine and large blocks in course of erection on Bank st. will be ornaments to our city when finished.

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217 - DTD Oct. 7:3/1 William Hart and a Mr. Gorham will erect a brick block at the corner of Water and St. Clair sts.

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See also Wrecking & Salvage

BUILDINGS, PUBLIC 218 - DTD July 24:3/3 - City council last night authorized the committee on public grounds to contract for building a powder house, in accordance with a plan submitted to the council, at an expense not to exceed $1,500, on a credit of six months.

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CLEVELAND NEWSPAPER DIGEST JAN. 1 TO DEC. 31, 1852

Abstracts 219 - 220

BUILDINGS, PUBLIC (Cont'd)
219 - DTD July 24:3/3 - City council last night passed a resolution in-
structing the committee on night watch to report a plan and the cost of
a suitable building for a watch house.

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BUSINESS COLLEGES. See Education - Commercial

BUTCHERS 220 - DTD May 27:2/3,4 - At the city council meeting on May 25, a petition was received of Harvey Robinson asking to be licensed to keep a meat market at Bank and Lake sts.

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CABS & HACKS 221 - DTD Aug. 5:3/1 - Henry New has a new cab called the "Odd Fellow." It is odd because it's the best in the city. The cab is elegantly cushioned; and has a looking glass in which you can see yourself and a clock to tell what progress you are making. Hurrah for Harry New and his new cab. (1)

222 - DTD Sept. 9:3/5 - City council last night passed an ordinance to provide for licensing hackney carriages, omnibuses, and cabs during the state fair in September.

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223 - DID Nov. 5:3/1 - The Cleveland Omnibus co. proposes running a line of omnibuses every day except Sundays in the city of Cleveland, and also between Cleveland and Ohio City.

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CALENDAR 224 - WTD Jan. 14:2/7 - In a letter to the editor, "Medical College" says: "Noticed an article in your paper on the occurrence of the fifth Sunday in February and query as to when it will happen again." "In the year 1880 the same phenomenon will occur.

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CAMPAIGNS, ELECTORAL.

See Political Campaigns & Elections

CANALS & CANAL BOATS 225 - DTD June 8:3/1 - The Canal collector's office has been removed to the Weighlock building.

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226 - DTD Aug. 20; ed:2/1 - The canal is to be built around the falls of the St. Marie. A bill for this purpose passed the Senate on Aug. 18.

"Next comes the River and Harbor Bill! That passed the Senate yesterday, probably. It cannot fail. So we of the West may look up."

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yesterday

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT 227 - DTD Mar. 20; ed: 2/2 - Just before the "empire" state broke Otto Grunzig's neck, the sheriff asked for his last words. He replied with a protestation of innocence. At his funeral 3,000 Germans were reported in attendance,

"We apprehend the effect of that execution will have been more provocative of indignation against the statute, than conservative of the safety of human life."

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CARGOES. See Shipping & Ships - Port List

CARPETS & RUGS 228 - DTD Jan. 31:3/1 - The Cleveland Oil Carpet manufactory is now complete and successfully operating. The building is a large three story one, 150 feet in length and 40 feet in width. Barker and Webster are the

CLEVELAND NEWSPAPER DIGEST JAN. 1 TO DEC. 31, 1852

Abstracts 229 - 235

CARPETS & RUGS (Cont'd)
owners and proprietors. Their office at present is in the Merchants Ex-
change building on Superior st. adjoining the gas office.

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229 - DTD July 1; adv:2/4 - Cleveland Oil Carpet Manufactory, Webster and Spencer Proprietors, prepare a superior article of fire and water proof mineral paint ground in oil. Warerooms under Forest City bank, Superior st.

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CARRIAGES
230 - DTD July 1; adv:3/1 James Holden is one of the best carriage
mechanics in the city and is in every way deserving of patronage which
we hope he may receive as fully as he deserves.

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CASKETS 231 - DTD Jan. 10; adv: 4/4 - Daniel W. Duty, 84 Water st., carries patent metallic burial cases which are composed of various kinds of metals, but principally of iron. They are thoroughly enameled inside and out, are impervious to air, and are indestructible.

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CATTLE
232 - DTD May 5; ed:2/1 On Nov. 27, 1851, a group of farmers formed
"The Ohio Company for the Importation of Improved English Cattle."

At a meeting on Mar. 3, committees were appointed to draft by-laws and superintend the publication of a pamphlet that will give the pedigrees of English cattle imported during the year 1833 - 1836.

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233 - DTD May 27:2/3,4 - At the city council meeting on May 25, an ordinance was passed restraining the herding of cattle west of Muirson st. and north of Superior st.

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234 - DTD Oct. 11; ed: 2/3 - At an auction sale of shorthorn cattle on the farm of Dr. Watts at Chillicothe, the following prices were paid: Nobleman, $2510; Master Belleville, $2210; and Alderman $1,100. Thirteen other purchases vere made.

"These prices are believed to be higher than any ever before paid for the same number of cattle."

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CEMETERIES 235 - DTD Jan. 15:2/3 In a letter to the editor, J. A. Craw, city secton, says: I am happy to inform you, the people of Ohio City, and the public generally, that there was a slight mistake in my annual report as published on Jan. 1. It should have read: 71 non-residents, 35 from Ohio City; 8 of whom are deposited in the vault. As I do not think it any part of my duties as sexton to open the coffins and ask each corpse whether it is a Catholic and Protestant, I am unable to inform you of the religious sentiment of those in the vault. I assure you I had no

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