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

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TEMPERANCE (Cont'd) of right and duty, be said: A petition to the senate and the house of the state of Ohio was drawn up and circulated by the grand division of Ohio saying that a law prohibiting the sale of all intoxicating liquors is absolutely necessary for public welfare; that an act as nearly as possible identical with that of Maine should be passed by these honorable bodies.

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2677 - DTD Jan. 5:2/6 - The ladies of the Illydian Temperance band propose holding a temperance festival at Empire hall on Jan. 8. All citizens of Cleveland are invited to attend. The tickets are 50¢. Entertainment, addresses and toasts will tend to make the evening pleasant. On the committee on arrangements, consisting of 13 persons, are Eliza Kinney; Anna Kid, and 0. M. Washborn.

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2678 - DTD Jan. 8:2/3 - In a letter to the editor dated Jan. 6, "Koppa"
of Oberlin says: A public demonstration was made in Oberlin church
last Sabbath against liquor-selling in this place. The congregation
unanimously was in its favor.

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2679 - DTD Jan. 6; ed:3/1 The colored people will hold a temperance festival tonight. "Its object is good, and deserving the 'help' of every Christian and patriot."

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2680 - DTD Jan. 8:3/1 - General Cary will lecture this evening at the Baptist church. "The simple announcement ought to crowd it with friends of Temperance, eager to welcome and to listen to one of its most eloquent and devoted champions."

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2681 - DTD Jan. 9:2/1 - A large number of delegates from Cleveland attended a temperance meeting held in the courthouse at Ravenna. Addresses were given by General S. F. Cary and Dr. Nevin. President Mahan remained to address the crowd in the evening.

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2682 - DTD Jan. 9:3/1 - The supper prepared last evening at the temperance festival was one of the finest we ever saw,

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2683 - DTD Jan. 10; ed:3/1 - The temperance meeting held at the First
Baptist church organized Jan. 18 by appointing Foote chairman and open-
ed by a prayer from Professor Blanchard. Carey spoke of the age we
live in as an age of progress, an age that has never been equalled in
the world's history of advancement in civilization and discoveries in
science. He then asked whether man's morals should not be improved as
well as his material matters. By improving of his own morals, he
meant to destroy drunkenness and substitute temperance, he said.

"Let the citizens of Cleveland show that they appreciate the talents of the speaker and stand reaciy to aid the cause for which he is laboring, and by which he has won for himself the envied title of 'a true apostle of temperance.

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

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TEMPERANCE (Cont'd)
2684 - DTD Jan. 14:4/2 - S. F. Carey adressed a large audience yester-
day in the First Baptist church. He spoke on the temperance question.

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2685 DTD Mar. 22:3/1 The Ladies' Temperance union will be adressed tomorrow evening at the Wesleyan church by a Mr. Briggs.

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2686 - DTD Apr. 12:3/1 - The committee on resolutions on arrangements for an evening session, and on arrangement for the next quarterly meeting were appointed at the morning session of the Cuyahoga Total Abstinence society, held at the church of the Rev. J. A. Thome in Ohio City at ten o'clock. Due to the illness of President Elisha Taylor, the vice presi dent, J. A. Foot, was in the chair during the afternoon session, when seven resolutions were adopted. Knight lectured upon the practical operation of the Maine law.

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2687 - DTD June 5:2/3 - The Ladies' Temperance union will hold its annual session at the First Baptist church on June 7, at three p.m.

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2688 - DTD June 15:2/4 The Cuyahoga County Total Abstinence society
will hold their next quarterly meeting at the Rev. E. H. Nevin's
church on June 30.

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2689 - DTD June 30:3/1 - The Cuyahoga Temperance convention meets at Dr. Nevin's church at ten o'clock this morning.

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2690 - DTD July 1:3/1 The Cuyahoga county Temperance convention held its quarterly meeting in this city in the Reverend Mr. Nevin's church yesterday. President E. Taylor, Esq., on taking the chair made some pertinent remarks on the subject of the Maine law, and closed the speach by urging upon the friends of temperance the importance of concentrated action in the election of men to the next legislature favorable to the passage of most strngent measures on the subject of intemperance. The Reverend Shaw offered a resolution of thanks to the officers and members of the church for the use of their building, and also to the singers for their sweet music. The convention adjourned to meet in Olmstead next October.

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2691 DTD Aug. 30:2/4 • Friends of temperance will hold a mass convention in Cleveland on Sept. 15, 16, and 17. They intend to adopt measures similar to the Maine liquor law.

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2692 - DTD Sept. 3:2/2 - The friends of temperance will hold a convention in Cleveland during the state fair. The speakers will include the Hon. Samuel Houston, the Hon. George N. Briggs, the Hon. Neal Dow, John B. Gough, and several others.

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

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TEMPERANCE (Cont'd)
2693 - DTD Sept. 16:3/1 The friends of temperance will meet today.
Olds Hale, Kimball, Eaton, and others will speak.

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2694 - DTD Sept. 27:2/3 - The county temperance convention to be held at Olmstead has been postponed from Oct. 6 to Oct. 13.

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See also Intoxication; Prohibition & Enforcement; Saloons

TERRITORIES, U. S.

See U. S. Territories & Possessions

TEXT BOOKS.

See Schools & Seminaries . Text Books

THEATERS
2695 - DTD Jan. 10; adv:2/5 - Melodeon - Forest City Thespian Troupe.
Monday eve., Jan. 12, 1852. Kotzebu's great play, THE STRANGER.
Cards of admission, to Dress Circle, 37-1/2¢ Parquette, 25¢.
Doors open 6 - Curtain will rise at 7.

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2696 - DTD Jan. 14:3/1 ing at the Melodeon.

The Thespian troupe will perform this even

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2697

DTD July 7:3/1 In a letter to the editor, "Drama" says: Knowing your disinclination to speak of matters theatrical, I should hesitate to trespass on your columns were it not that among your readers are many who love and appreciate good acting and would be delighted with the personations of Miss Bennett, a lady in every sense, and an actress of rare merit. She has recently appeared at leading theaters from New Orleans to New York and has met everywhere with brilliant success. She begins as "Rosalind" in a short engagement here,

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2697-1/2 - DTD July 10:2/5 - Miss Julia Bennett has the honor of announcing her benefit for this evening. The interesting drama, VICTORIEN, will be presented for the first time, along with the comedy of THE FOLLIES OF A NIGHT.

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2698 - DTD July 12:2/4 - At the Melodeon tonight the comedy, FOLLIES
OF A NIGHT, will be presented with Hann as Duke de Chartres and
Forrest as Reni Palhott. In the play, ALL IS NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS,
Hann will play "Stephen Plum."

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2699 - DTD July 12:3/1 - Tonight the entertainment at the Melodeon
will be one which will eclipse all other performances ever exhibited
in this city. The "Fakir of Siva" has, at a great expense, engaged
one of the most efficient stock companies extant, among whom are
some of the most popular stars of the American stage. Included are
Mr. Don, Mrs. C. F. Adams, W. S. Forrest, and Miss J. Bennett, whose

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THEATERS (Cont'd) popularity throughout the United States is already well known. She will appear this evening in the character of "Duchess de Chartres" in the sterling comedy, THE FOLLIES OF A NIGHT. The Melodeon has been newly ventilated and is the coolest and best hall in the city.

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2700 - DTD July 13:2/4 - The Melodeon was well filled last night. Miss Julia Bennett deserves much credit for the beautiful manner in which she enacted the character of "Duchess de Chartres.

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2701 - DTD July 13:2/5 · THE SERIOUS FAMILY will be enacted at the
Melodeon tonight with Kent as "Captain Murphy Maguire" and Julia
Bennett as the "Widow Delandino. The Rough Diamond will also be
presented with Kent as "Sir W. Evergreen" and Miss Bennett as
"Margery."

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2702 - DTD July 14:2/4 - TIME TRIES ALL will be presented at the Melodeon tonight with Sir W. Don as "Tom Tack" and Julia Bennett as "Laura Leeson." USED UP will also be presented.

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2703 - DID July 14; adv:2/4 - Melodeon - People's Lyceum. Third night of Miss Julia Bennett - Sir Wm. Don as "Tom Tack" and "Sir Charles Coldstream" On evening of July 14, 1852, will be performed the celebrated comedy of TIME TRIES ALL; the petite comedy, USED UP. Admission: boxes, 50¢; the pit, 25¢.

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2704 · DTD July 15:2/4 THE JACOBITE, DELICATE GROUND, and THE ROUGH DIAMOND will be presented at the Melodeon tonight.

Kent and Julia Bennett are featured in the plays.

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2706 - DTD July 16:2/4 - THE SERIOUS FAMILY and THE YANKEE DUELIST will be given at the Melodeon tonight. Kent and Julia Bennett will be featured,

2707 · DTD July 16; adv:2/4 · Sir William Don begs leave to inform bis friends and public that his farewell benefit will take place tomorrow at the Melodeon, when a most attractive bill will be offered.

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2708 - DTD July 16; adv:2/4 - At the Melodeon the comedy of THE SERIOUS FAMILY will be repeated tonight. The program will conclude with a laughable farce, THE YANKEE DUELIST. Prices are for boxes, 50d; the pit, 25¢.

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2709 - DTD July 17:2/4 - SWEETHEARTS AND WIVES, SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL and BOMBASTES FURIOSO will be given at the Melodeon tonight. It is to be the farewell benefit for Sir W. Don who is leaving the acting company.

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THEATERS (Cont'd) 2710 - DTD July 23; adv:2/4 · A grand complimentary benefit will be held for Julia Bennett. It will come off at the theater tonight. There will be performed THE YOUTHFUL QUEEN, THE PET OF THE PETTICOATS, and to conclude, FAINT HEART NEVER WON A FAIR LADY. (3)

2711 · DTD July 24; adv:2/4 - The Rev. J. McEldowney will preach
tomorrow in the Prospect st. Congregational church. His subject
will be the "Moral Influence of the Theater." The public is invited.

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2712 - DTD Nov. 30; adv:2/4 · GOVERNOR'S CASTLE and UNCLE TOM'S
CABIN will be presented at the Melodeon tonight. Mr. and Mrs.
E. S. Conner will make their first appearance tomorrow night. The
McFarland troupe will also be presented with them.

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2713 - DTD Dec. 1; adv: 2/5 - Melodeon - Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Conner
in LADY OF LYONS. To conclude with LADY AND DEVIL this evening.

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2714 - DTD Dec. 3:3/1 - The play last night at the Melodeon was the STRANGER. The principal parts were sustained by Mr. and Mrs. Conner, with a degree of force and excellence rarely excelled.

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2715 - DTD Dec. 4; adv:2/5 - Melodeon, tonight.

Melodeon, tonight. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Conner presesi DOUGLAS, also Acrobatic Exercises. Concluding with BLACK EYED SUSAN.

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2716 - DTD Dec. 4:3/1 ROMEO AND JULIET was exceedingly well played last night by Mr. and Mrs. Conner at the Melodeon. Mr. Conner's playing is excellent, whether it is tragedy or comedy,

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2717 - DTD Dec. 11; adv:2/5 - Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Conner will present RICHARD III tonight at the Theater. They will conclude with the QUEEN'S PAGE.

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2718 - DTD Dec. 13; adv: 2/5 - At the Melodeon tonight, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Conner present RICHELIEU. They will conclude with ANGEL OF THE ATTIC,

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2719 · DTD Dec. 14; adv:2/5 - At the Melodeon tonight, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Conner present LOVES DISGUISES. They will conclude with LA TOUR DE NESLE.

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2720 · DTD Dec. 14:3/1 - Last night E. S. Conner in the role of RICHELIEU at the Melodeon was excellent. We have never seen a better performance of that character.

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