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

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ART & ARTISTS (Cont'd)
33 - DTD Aug. 10:3/1 - We are glad that R. Winter, by the request of
many citizens, has been prevailed upon to remain in our city a few days
longer, for he will thus give an opportunity for all to see his beauti-
ful works of art. These treasures are to remain until tomorrow, and
country friends wishing to see them, had better attend tonight. The
representation of Napoleon's funeral in France is gorgeous, and the
pictures are worthy of the approbation they have received.

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34 - DTD Aug. 11; adv: 2/4 - Last week-four days of Dubpufe's Grand Original Painting of Adam & Eve, at Empire hall. Admittance is now reduced to one shilling. Schools will be admitted on liberal terms.

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35 - DTD Sept. 13; ed: 2/2 - Mr. Woodward's portrait of Henry Clay
"Undoubtedly it is somewhat idealized, but, that, so far from deeming
a fault in the picture, we regard only as a proof of the artist's
superiority in his profession. It is certainly a fine picture, in re-
spect of drawing, of coloring, and of expression.

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36 DTD Sept. 15; adv: 2/5 - A Free Exhibition, consisting of 200 splendid Paintings and Engravings, Parian Marble Statuettes, Biscuit Figures, Silver Stringed Piano Fortes, etc. E. A. Payne & Company, 168 Superior Street.

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DTD Oct. 16; ed:2/1

See Periodical Publications

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DTD Dec. 25; adv:2/5 -- Alfred Boisseau

Portrait and Landscape Painter.
Instruction in Drawing and Painting.

111 Superior st., Williams Block,

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ASTROLOGY
38 - DTD Jan. 7:3/4 - The celebrated Dr. C. W. Roback, professor of
astrology, astronomy, phrenology, and geomancy, combined with conjura-
tion, from the Sweden office, 71 Locust st., Philadelphia, offers his
services to the city of Cleveland. He has been consulted by all the
crowned leads of Europe, and enjoys a higher reputation as an astrolo-
ger than any person living. His fee for ladies, three dollars, and
for gentlemen, five dollars.

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39 - DTD May 27; adv:4/1 - Destiny unveiled Dr. C. W. Roback, the
far famed Swedish astrologer, whose faculty of second sight and power
to foretel! future events has been acknowledged under the hand and seal
of seven living monarchs, and whose success in Philadelphia excited the
wonder of all who consulted him, tenders to the ladies and gentlemen of

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

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ASTROLOGY (Cont'd)
Cleveland and adjoining towns the benefit of his art. A11 letters to
C. W. Roback, No. 6 Waite st., New York, will be religiously attended
to, if prepaid.

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AWARDS & CLAIMS
40 - DTD May 27:2/3,4 - At the city council meeting on May 25, a peti-
tion was received of Hamilton Smith asking that he be reimbursed for
the loss of chemical apparatus during a riot at the Homeopathic insti-
tute.

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41 · DTD June 3:3/1 - Attention is called to the advertisement of F. Judson, claim collector. It will be seen by reference to it that he means to devote himself to the collection of "Claims" of all kinds. He is a capable man for that business.

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42 - DTD June 3:3/5 - Claims were presented to city council last night amounting to $133.37.

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43 - DTD July 1:3/3 - The city council last night passed an ordinance authorizing the city clerk to draw an order on the treasurer for the sum of $50.62 in favor of A. McIntosh and also an order in favor of Christian Hart for the sum of $12.50, to pay their respective claims accompanying this ordinance, payable out of the school funds.

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44 - DTD Sept. 9:3/5 - City council met last night and passed a resolution that $250 be included in the ordinance for the payment of claims contracted in celebrating the last Fourth of July.

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45 - DTD Oct. 29:2/4 - City council met last night and passed a resolution that $797.40 be paid W. M. L. Miller for the balance due him for an improvement on Ontario st.

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46 - DTD Oct. 29:2/4 - City council met last night and passed a resolution authorizing the clerk to pay Josian Chase $175 for a house and improvement on Clinton st. school.

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47 DTD Nov. 11:2/3 - City council met last night and passed an or• dinance for the payment of claims.

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48 - DTD Nov. 23:3/3 - At the city council meeting on Nov. 20, nine claims were ordered paid.

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49 - DTD Dec. 2:3/3 - At the city council meeting on Nov. 30, claims were paid to Nothnagel and Wangelin, $8; Whitelaw and Marshall, $27.

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

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AWARDS & CLAIMS (Cont'd) 50 - DTD Dec. 16:3/2 - At the city council meeting on Dec. 14, the following claims were among the 31 ordered paid: Ashcroft and Cameron, $74.45; Nathan Perry, $128.00; Wisdom, Russell and Co., $15.00.

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51 - DTD Dec. 16:3/2 - At the city council meeting on Dec. 14, it was resolved that a Mr. Murphy be paid $700.

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52 - DTD Dec. 30:3/1 - At the city council meeting on Dec. 28, the city clerk was directed to pay Castor and Phillips $162.72.

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

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BANKRUPTCIES
53 - DTD Mar. 24; ed: 2/2 - The Hon. Josiah Quincy, jr., whose liabili-
ties are reported at $1,150,000, was forced to avail himself of the in-
solvency laws.

"Yet if at any time we had been asked...who... was least likely to go into bankruptcy, we should have... pronounced the name of Mr.Quincy.

"Alas for the uncertainties of traffic!"

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54 - DTD Mar. 31; ed: 2/2 - The failure of Josiah Quincy, Boston financier, gave rise to information that Mr. Quincy used company funds for his private accounts. In a letter, Mr. Quincy denies this and says:

"Those debts which are called my private debts would never have required the guarantee of any one, my private property and credit being ample to command the necessary facilities, had it not been for the unexpected liabilities I was compelled to take for this Corporation."

Mr. Quincy proposes a reference of the whole matter to a committee of three or five to be chosen by the directors and himself. "If the statements made by him are true... the curse of every honest man will be on the corporation of the Vermont Central railroad."

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BANKS & BANKING
55 - DTD Jan. 5:3/1 - The Forest City bank yesterday elected the fol-
lowing directors for the ensuing year: J. G. Hussey, C. Stetson, B.
Barker, John McClelland, and John Gribbon.

At a subsequent meeting, J. B. Hussey was re-elected president; A.
W. Brockway, cashier; and E. L. Jones, teller.

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56 - DTD Jan. 17; ed:2/2 - "There have been two notices of the Farmer's Bank of Ashtabula, neither of which was prepared by the Editors. We are satisfied that both of them were wrong throughout, and that this bank is in as good condition as any bank in Ohio....

"The communication of 'Fair Play' in this week's paper, expresses our opinion with regard to the Bank."

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57 - WTD Jan. 21:1/6 - In a letter to the editor, "Fair Play" says: If your exhibit dealing with the Farmers' branch bank at Ashtabula goes unexplained it might have a tendency to injure the bank's credit. I believe you are in error of certain figures.

"From the whole exhibit I see no reason for selecting this Bank, as being in a failing condition, or as exhibiting 'recklessness' in its management."

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58 - DTD Feb. 11:3/1 - The Forest City Health and Saving institution was organized on Feb. 6 with the election of the following officers: President, Gen. Edward Bronson; treasurer, John L. Severance; secretary, S. B. Shaw.

The object of the institution is to assure to members a certain monied

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BANKS & BANKING (Cont'd)
benefit, when rendered unable to attend to their ordinary business by
disease or accident, and to furnish a safe deposit and profitable in-
vestment for any funds deposited for that purpose by members or others.

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59 - DTD Mar. 19; ed:3/1 - "The Forest City Bank is now fully prepared to do business. The main office is very roomy. The back room, for the meeting of the Directors, is retired and comfortable."

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60 - DTD Aug. 23:3/1 Mr. Hurlbert will open his banking house in the American House this morning.

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61 - DTD Nov. 30:3/1 - J. S. Taintor has been appointed cashier of the Merchant's bank. He will succeed P. Handy, who has resigned.

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62 - DTD Dec. 21; ed: 2/2 - A class of men who style themselves as "Bankers are busy in Illinois establishing institutions wherefrom they emit issues of paper money. Our legislature at Columbus should take steps to guard against it and should forget party interests in order to protect the interests of the people.

"Let us hope for this spirit. If it does not exist, and is not to be exercised by the Legislature, let the people remember those who bave betrayed their interests, and sacrificed the interests of the State, to save a few party hacks."

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See also Money

BATH HOUSES. Sex Public Baths

BEGGING & BEGGARS
63 - DTD Sept. 4; ed: 4/3 - Among the persons to be present at the state
fair, several different classes will be represented. There will be
beggars of all descriptions, some with broken legs and arms, some with
sick children, and still others with dying mothers. There will be for-
eigners who cannot speak a word of English except when necessary. They
will have printed proofs of their misery. There will be deaf and dumb
individuals.

"Representatives of each of the above named classes will endeavor to impose on the public, and while we would not wish citizens or strangers to steel their hearts against real distress we would ask them to be on their guard against imposition."

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BIOGRAPHIES.

See Obituaries; Persons & Personages

BLACKSMITHS
64 - DTD Dec. 13:3/1 - Blacksmiths of Solon and Chagrin Falls have in-
creased their rates of charge by 25 per cent.

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