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Connersville Weekly Times (Newspaper) - November 9, 1865, Connersville, Indiana A e a. Quot. A a. Uberty and Unumb now and far Ecer and . Vol. 16 no. 3. Connersville Indiana. Thursday november 9, 1865. ----1 re a whole no. 780. A bid . Quot want by in a pro vat family an amerious girl of Good Eha Nuster and Dispo Airion to do a owing aaa it in the care of children and make herself generally usef til in the fun right kind of a person May through dim see Ore a Good Home with fair Yommi tion for mar idea. Good ref Reneee will by m the times. Casanges in the sch it my a Law. The general Assembly in the revision of the school Law made several changes and additions. In order that school officers and teachers May the More readily observe these changes and additions fee More important ones Are stated below Section 1 changes the tax from ten <$ent8 on the hunted dollars to sixteen cents. Section 5 limit the nmn Ber of trus teens in cities and incorporated towns to Oliree and gives their election to the common Council or Board of trustees instead of giving it to the people As formerly. Section 7 classifies More minutely certain duties of trustees. Trustees will do Well to give special attention to this Section. Section 12 authorizes the trustees to Levy a special tax without the concurrence of the county commissioners As was required by the old Law. Section 14 changes the basis of enumeration from five years of age to six years. Section 22 prescribes a penalty of Twenty five dollars for failure of any trustee so make the reports required by Law. Section 26 fixes the time within which the school Revenue for each year shall be expended. Section 28 explicitly states that trustees shall employ no teacher for the common schools who does not hold a valid License at the time of employment. It further provides that the expiration of a License within a term of school shall not Stop the school or the teacher spay Section 33 provides 1st that the county commissioners shall at their june session of the current year appoint school examiners for their respective counties. 2d. That the county commissioners May dismiss an examiner for any one of the following causes immorality incompetency or general neglect of duty. Section 34 provides 1st. That in addition to the branches prescribed in the old Law teachers shall be Eso mined in physiology and the his toy of the United states. 2d. Teachers before being licensed shall furnish the examiner satisfactory evidence of Good moral character. 3d. That any teacher having received a two years License for two consecutive examinations in the same county shall be entitled at the discretion of the examiner to the renewal of License without a examination. Section 37 pro%ide8, 1st. That the examiner shall hold one Public examination in his county each month 2d. That in no Case shall he Grant licenses on private examination 3d. For each applicant examined he shall be entitled to a fee of one Dollar Section 38 provides that the examiner shall procure at the expense of the county a Blank Book in which he Shau keep an account of his proceedings. Section 39 Reuters examiners to encourage teacher s institutes and associations. Section 43 fixes the per diem of examiners at 83 00 also authorizes the Board of county commissioners to determine the number of Days they the examiner shall annually spend in their labors in and for the schools. Section 54 provides that sales of school lands shall be made at the court House door of the county in which the land lies 2d. That such Sale shall be made by the county auditor 3d. That the county treasurer shall take proper account of said Sale 4th. That the auditor and treasurer shall be entitled to a fee of 81 00 each by the purchaser of said Luid Section 79 provides that the amount of school funds that May be loaned to any one person or company of persons shall not exceed 81,000. The attention of county Atid tors is especially directed to this change As Many counties have at this time Large sums not loaned. Section 124 requires tiie superintendent of Public instruction to visit each county in the state at least once during his term of office instead of once each year As formerly. Section 131 provides for the assessing and collecting of a tax of one cent on the Hundred dollars for the purpose of purchasing books for township libraries. Section 137 requires trustees to provide Book cases for township libraries also a librarian s Book also to report to Ibe examiner Ibe number of volumes in anally taken out of the Libra. Section 147 requires in addition to like usual branches instruction in Good behaviour. State Board of education it. Sec fan 153 provides that the state braid of education shall consist of the to Velmor of the state the sum tend ent of Public instruction the president of the state us varsity the president of the state Normal school when such a Hall be established and the superin its of the common schools in the of the state having the Laid or of children of common Schil the largest cities As thus Jit present Indianapolis it Wayne. Section 155 provides that the state Board May examine teachers As to their qualifications and Issue to such As shall found to possess eminent scholarship and professional ability. State certificates valid throughout the state and and during the lifetime of the Holder unless revoked by said Board. Tea chars institutes. Section 159 provides that on certain conditions there shall annually be drawn a Small sum from the county Treasury for the support of teachers institutes. Section 160 provides that the common schools shall be closed during the session of an Institute. Section 161 requires examine to hold or cause to be held in their respective counties at least one such Institute each year. Section 162 provides that if any person visit a school with the intention of upbraiding or insulting the teacher and shall upbraid or insult the teacher such person shall be liable to a Fine not exceeding 825.00. Section 163 defines a school week a school month and a school term. Section 167 provides that the Bible shall not be excluded from any of the common schools of the state. Sections expunged. The following sections or parts of sections of the old Law Are expunged so much of Section 35 As relate to the issuing of licenses for less than the six common school branches. Section 137, which authorized the superintendent of Public instruction to License teachers at pleasure. So much of Section 132 As authorized the superintendent of Public instruction to submit to the state Board of education a series of text books for approval for use in the common schools of the state. School directors. As a great Many school directors Are ignorant of their duties As defined by Law we Are requested by prof. Hoss superintendent of Public instruction to publish the following sections from the school Law which will give them necessary information Sec. 29, the director of each school shall preside at All meetings of the inhabitants connected therewith and record their proceedings he shall also act As the Organ of communication Between the inhabitants and the township trustees. Sec. 30. He shall take charge of the school House and property belonging thereto under the general order and concurrence of the trustee and preserve the same and shall make All temporary repairs of the school House furniture and fixtures and provide the necessary fuel for the school and report the Cost thereof to the trustee for payment. Sec. 31. He shall visit and inspect the school from time to time and when necessary May exclude any refractory Pupil therefrom but the exclusion of any Pupil from the school for disorderly conduct shall not extend beyond the current term and May be in the discretion of the director for a Shorter period. Sec. 32. The decision of the director in excluding a Pupil shall be subject to Appeal to the township trustee whose decision shall be final. A bid . This Quot want by in a pro vat family an amerious girl of Good Eha Nuster and Dispo Airion to do a owing aaa it in the care of children and make herself generally usef til in the fun right kind of a person May through dim see Ore a Good Home with fair Yommi tion for mar idea. Good ref Reneee will by i have a great mind a amused Anna the Melma Dupont As she sat in the Little room allotted her in her aunt s Small House Quot i Telegraph charges. The new York times Calls attention to the enormous charges for telegraphing which the Public have to pay and justly remarks the prices charged Are perfectly outrageous. On the continent of Europe one can Send a message across the whole breath of France for a single Ranee Twenty cents while the shortest dispatch from Albany to new York costs by cetus. There is no excuse for this. It is the most profitable business in the country. All the lines Are making enormous dividends upon a capital three five and ten times the Cost of the lines. There is no reason Why the Public should pay such outrageous prices for the service. The Cost of working a Telegraph b very Small compared with a a Road or any thing else yet the charges in proportion Are much higher. This matter is beginning to command a Good Deal of pubic attention and will command More unless a remedy be speedily applied. The number of Graves of recognized corpses at Andersonville exceeds 13,000. Or. A. C. Hamlin who was ordered to visit Andersonville to examine and report on certain Points in the Wirz trial helps us by statistics to a comprehension of the enormous loss these figures represent he shows from the official records of the British army that less than that number of lives were lost in five of the bloodiest Battles fought in the first quarters of Tjimis Century. Col. Jacq lbs arrested on the charge of aiding in procuring an abortion Wuch resulted in the Delhi of a Young woman has been discharged the charge not being sustained. A Palm in Southern Illinois tells of a Young woman who appeared before a magistrate tiie Day after her marriage and complained Itiat her husband Lud been liberties with have a great mind to apply for that situation. I am not competent to teach music. I can not get a school with such Competition As i find. I will not Drudge at my Needle for the Small pittance i should earn. I can not go into a store. I must not live on in this Way dependent on the Bounty of my Good aunt who has barely Money enough to support herself and educate her daughters. I la go speak to Olive was her twin sister in person but not in mind or heart. Olive sat in her aim s room stitching on some Fine work. Both girls were a Essed in Plain and simple Moi Ming. They were orphans. Since the death of their Mother which occurred when they were on seven years old their father had us ported them on his Small salary and educated them As Well As he was Able. Or. Dupont had been a wealthy Man but his failure and a Shock of paralysis which prostrated him Long after had so reduced him in circumstances and health that he was never afterwards Able to take his place among the business men of his fraternity but was glad of an inferior position and enough salary to enable him to live in Comfort always hoping that some Lucky Chance would turn up by Means of which his children would be left Independent when he should be taken away. A Maiden sister superintended his Small household but she died the year the Sisters left school and it was their pleasure to manage family affairs. Three years More of quiet Contentment and a Small share in the social pleasure of the circles they moved in and or. Dupont was brought Home to his Small House never to leave it again alive. The poor gentleman was dreadfully distressed concerning the future of his Darlings indeed his mental anguish was so severe that it induced fever of the brain and carried him off suddenly. Anna and Olive were thus left helpless Ungro dded for with scarcely Money enough to pay for a decent funeral and buy the cheap mourning that custom renders almost imperative and gladly availed themselves of a poor aunt s invitation to make her House their Home until they could provide for themselves. It was now three months since their father s death. They had realized something from the Sale of the household furniture and their kind relative would not receive their Little All for Board. Yet they knew she was so straitened in circumstances that it was with difficulty she made both sides meet and Felt themselves especially Anna in cum Brancasi though doubting not their aunt s generosity in the least. Olive looked up with an anxious face at her sister s Entrance. She was a pretty Brunette with a face that could gather Clouds or Sunshine at a moment s notice. The room was Small and having but one window there was always a sombre Shadow there. The furniture was old and massive and perhaps a trifle Musty. I m so tired Quot sighed Olive throwing the work aside for a moment. Quot of if we could have kept the cheerful Little House Quot yes if we could but we could not you know so there is no use of Well i m tired living this aunt can t afford it Quot she said with an appealing look. Quot that s very True she can not Quot replied Anna Quot and i have tried in vain to help myself. We both need clothes and must have them so i have concluded to Divide the Little Money we have buy myself what i really can not do without and go and earn my Quot at what Pray Quot queried the sister. Quot of an honest employment of course Quot said Anna still hesitating. Quot what you would not go into a shop Quot Quot no because the Drudgery would not suit me and if i must serve i prefer to serve one and not everybody. I think i shall answer this Olive read it Flushing Crimson with mortification and anger. Quot Anna you Widd not Quot she exclaimed indignantly. Quot it is too Quot it would not seem half so degrading to me As to live thus on the Bounty of our poor Quot we both help or Quot said Olive. Quot yes but she does not need our help and she is not Able to provide for us. Quot still you must be Jiting it can t be possible you Are in Earnest Quot but i am in Earnest Hove Semi and housework and am extremely Foi of children. I have tried hard to a other things to do both for you and for myself and have failed. I have walked myself into a headache nearly every Day for four weeks and i May fail in this advert moment my last resort if i can Gettuis place shall Quot yes Quot Tanily. Quot if she prove an indulgent one i Ishall not Quot ill never forgive you Anna Quot exclaimed Olive sternly. Quot Why Olive we mus live Quot replied Anna tear tally. Quot i really t see that i will disgrace myself or you. We must earn our living and in my estimation one Way is As Good As to be sure if i were celebrated for mar Genius in music painting or poetry i might possibly find More congenial employment for i love All these things As dearly As you do. Failing in these i am not ashamed of honest downright you were always mean spirited Anna Quot retorted Olive working herself up to a hotter resentment. Quot think what our poor proud father would say were he Quot but he is not alive Olive or i should not be needing a place. And if he could look Down on us from his Home of spirits i am very sure that As he sees such things now he would applaud my Resolution. At any rate i shall flatter myself that he does. He himself was not ashamed to occupy a subordinate position where he had been Quot it nearly killed him Quot echoed Olive. Quot besides it s different for a Man who is always expected to earn his living in some Public manner but for a woman to be a servant a Quot there is no need of putting it in that Way dear Quot said Anna softly Quot i Don t think any kind hearted woman who wants to secure a companion for her children would so treat any one who bore tie Marks of respectability. Of course if i am any Way imposed upon i can leave you i Anna it is abominable you Are Quot but what would you have me do ouse Quot Quot do ? anything but that Quot Quot and what Are you going to do sister Quot Quot i am going to get married Quot said Olive resolutely. Anna looked aghast. Quot or. Arnold has written to me i received his letter to Day and shall answer it to night Quot Quot or. Arnold Why Olive you Are not in Earnest Quot Quot Why not i in my mad resolve As you in yours ? i assure you that i respect my father s name too highly to disgrace Quot but Olive you Don t love or. Arnold you can t love Quot i neither do nor can but rather than work for my living i will marry him. He is Rich that is All i care for. Quot of Olive is it because of my Resolution ? i will give it up we will manage to stay together in some manner if we live upon a crust and cold you shall not sacrifice yourself Quot no use in talking Anna i had made up my mind before you came in to become the wife of or. Arnold. He is a Good Man for All i know and had planned it so nicely. You Are to come and stay with me of course shall stipulate for Quot no no Quot cried Anna shrinking Back Quot not for worlds. / i could not Bear to see you living so. Of Olive what inducement can i offer to Lead you to abandon this fearful project Quot none whatever my honest Little Sis ter unless you were better off than you Are. If you scorn my assistance and ref Iise my offer Why i can not help it. Of course i can not be expected to associate with mrs. Somebody s chambermaid of Oliver you know it is not that and a i at last am suited Perfy Quot in what any asked her find. Quot in the Yop lady yes she deserves that title who has come to superintend the care of the children and do Plain sewing. Yon May remember i advertised for one some time ago. A x sent off about a dozen applicants of i was Chi armed with the face and mating of the last beware of pretty servants Quot said the other laughing. Quot you have grown up sons to Day Anna lives Happy and Belov Edi and me Pale creature with the hectic cough and the Quick gasping breath who slowly and interrupt edly plies her shining Needle making perhaps her him shroud for she knows two a must soon die a is the widowed Oliver Tai entrant a fastened acid waiting meekly for the voice of the father that shall say Quot child come �?�o8t<m Waterman. Quot i am not alarmed Quot said mra. Richardson Haugli tily thou Fth miss Dupont has a Lovely Nimse a she is a sweetly modest girl who 4beiiiot, if i May say it make half enough of Hei position Humble As it is. She is a quiet christain trustworthy and i judge tolerably Well educated girl and if i can i shall make her place something different from what i intended. As for my sons i Trust they have been taught too thoroughly what belongs to their position and family Ever to lower themselves or offend me by any injudicious trifling with any member of my of of course you know i was Only joking. But Dupont really the name is familiar it seems to me there was Abe at Resti and shall use my Best endeavours to please my Quot a Bistress Quot said ouse sharply and with renewed anger. Sul what can have changed you so ? i am not changed said Olive Lenly. What shall i do my dear sister ? see no other Way open do As i have advised you. My Home shall be your Home. You shall have every Comfort be Well introduced and live at ease. I Don t wish you to work for your living a but Olive i have heard you say you despised or. Arnold Well Olive curled her lip a Little. How then can you take be solemn vows upon you ? How cute be the wife the bosom cd Man la the Jan you despise besides ugh air Jow that he is exceedingly flute if a la do his tastes Are Vul. Way a match for . But Anna he is Rich i Teutu. That s what i marry him for. I la ate i do despise him and i suppose i shall hand despise him Nore but for al that i shall Many him for i Tell you i will not work. And i had counted upon you for help and Comfort. It s too bad you have counted upon me in vain then Olive if in this matter you Are decided. I will not be a a to such hypocrisy. Of that i should say that of my own Only sister my twin sister. Olive i entreat you on my Yeiyu Knees not to commit this sin. In vain her pleading tears entreaties. Pm be seemed indeed changed from Lee living sister to the Coldi hard woman of the world already. She had made up her mind and was willing to abide tie consequences. Quot i am the most fortunate being in the world said mrs. Richardson to a mend who was malting a Ming Call. After having infinite trouble with girls one family of that name we were once intimate with. And i remember there was a miss Dupont married a few Days ago to that Rich old Arnold. I pity her i wonder if she was any relation to is girl Quot she was a sister i Brieve Quot said mrs. Richardson. Quot is it possible ? then Why Dosen t she live with her Quot Quot i have never asked her Quot said Are. Richardson. Meanwhile Anna Frimd her place by no Means repulsive to her taste. The children were Well trained and Are. Richardson was a thorough lady and knew How to be familiar without lessening her dignity. Besides Anna never perfumed. At times when she sat at tie table with the children she recoiled from her subordinate position but when she thought of her sister miserable As she must be in the midst of her luxuries ashamed of her husband s Boorish manners and innate vulgaris of thought and speech using his affection for her As a bait with which to win Gold and gifts sick at heart often As she thought of her sister s voluntary bondage from which nothing but death could free her she submitted cheerfully to her lot. Mid even found pleasure sweetening her lowly cares. The Little ones were curly headed Little Darlings at times Angels at times imps like All other children but she soon taught them to love her and by her gentleness won not Only their affection but the thorough esteem of their Mother. She seems a very Fine Young woman Quot or. Richardson remarked casually one Day. Quot and i am just now exceedingly distressed about her Quot said his wife. Quot Why so Quot Quot i have ascertained that she is an admirable musician and has been extremely Well educated. Yesterday i was at a loss for a French phrase when she gave me one in the most natural manner possible then coloured Crimson. I was astonished and i confess a Little indignant Why had she assumed this i cog was it to further some artful scheme ? but when she told me All understood her character at once. She was too proud honorable i should say to be dependent and finding it diff scuotto procure employment suited to her tastes she decided that she would find a Home where by honest labor she might earn her own living. I have about made up my mind that the children want a governess and am so delighted with her integrity acquirement and Independence that i think i shall put her in immediate Possession of theofice. What do you think Quot Quot do it immediately my dear and give her a Good salary. Such a teacher will be invaluable to our Little As a governess in the family of such people As the Richardson Anna s situation was an enviable one. Mrs. Richardson became As fond of her As if she were a daughter instead of a hire teacher and in her altered or Cumstay Ces Olive condescended to admit her sister again to her society. Anna cherished no hardness. In Many ways she tried to soften her sister s lot above al commending to her Hie religion of Christ without which i the highest earthly Happ Hiess is but the Light that allures and fades but with which the hardest lot is made not Only endurable but enjoyable. Quot Oanna Anna Quot she end Sim one Day in bitterness Quot if i had Only possessed your humility if i had gone to the most laborious service god forgive me for i have taken every step in Wil full wrong and i am justly of to be a servant of servants and be free Quot of what Avail the any the tears deception and Pride had brought their righteous Reward honest labor and a Humble heart had made her sister a Queen in her own right bitterly did she feel her degradation when night brought Homo the senseless inebriated who was rapidly Wistin his Fortune and who was not too obtuse to know that he had bought the wife without the heart which knowledge Oaly increased his brutality. The gentleman from Jones it will be remembered that during the late rebellion Jones county of missis Sippi seceded from the confederacy and declared herself an Independent re pub be. She Waji known As the free state of Jon. Amp lie has now declared her willingness to a Dir destries with her sister republics by Seriff a delegation to the late Mississippi a Niren tion. This gentleman whose Nail is Crawford is a talker. One of nth. Speeches was As follows or. President sir i have come up Here to express the feelings of my constituents on the great subject i come up Here sir to represent my constituents where i come from. People Hoot and Wink up the streets and say there goes the Mossy Back from Jones but sir i have no prejudices i am disposed to treat my enemies in a More Christian a More missionary spirit than they treated me. I am a Mossy Back sir and i stand Here to Day to represent the county of Jones otherwise known As the free state of Jones. But let no people think to insult me with impunity i love a dog for his faithfulness but the yelping of a Puppy i despise. People said that the county of Jones the free state of Jones seceded from Mississippi. Yes sir we did secede from the confederacy and sir we fought them like dogs we killed them like devils and buried them like assess Yea like asses sir my people did Down there in the county of Jones in their Sovereign capacity did secede and did become Mossy backs sir. We did fight them like dogs and did kill them like hellions like hellions i say sir. But i did t come up Here to Gas sir and i surrender my rights to the floor sir expressing Only the same sentiment that i stand up for the county of Jones in general yes sir i am for Jones All the time. The Yankee peddle there is a sheriff now residing in the state of Illinois who was Quot rather taken in and done for Quot on one occasion. He made it a prominent part of his business to ferret out and punish peddle re for travelling through the state without License but one morning he Quot met with his match Quot a a genuine Yankee peddle. Quot what have you got to sell anything Quot asked the sheriff. Yaas Sartin what would you like to have ? go t razors Fust rate that s an article you want Tew Square i should say by the look o your got Good blacking fill make them old cowhide boots o Youm Shine so t you can shave into pm e Ena most Balm o Clumsy. Tew Only a dolls a bottle Good for the har assisting poor Natur As the poet and so he rattled on at length the sheriff bought a bottle of the Balm of Columbia and in reply to the question whether he wanted anything else the functionary said he did he wanted to see the Yankee s License for peddling in Illinois at ling his duty As a High sheriff of the state. The peddle showed him a document Quot fixed up Good and Strong Quot in Black and White. The sheriff looked at it and pronounced it Quot All right Quot then handing Back the bottle to the peddle he said Quot i Don t know now that i be bought this stuff that i shall Ever want it i reckon i May As Well sell it to you again. What will you give for it Quot Quot of i Don t Tow that the darned stuff is any use to me but seen it s you sheriff i la give you Twenty five cents for it of you Raly Don t want it Quot the sheriff handed Over the bottle at the sir shillings Dis omit from his inv Purchase and re melted is do Sage Quot of Quot sail the Pedd for tvs gut a one Felon or Tew to ask Yon he Juu got pdler8 License a pvt your Tow sum by of i Haven t any use for the a tide tti3r�iif,&Quot said the Sheri it he Wal i guess we u see about that Booty dam d soon. Of i understand tfx Law it s a Clear Case that you be be a Tredin with me Halti Balm o Clumsy on the Highway and i shall inform on you Dan d of i Don to the Yankee was As Good As his word Wheir he reached the next Village he made his complaint and the sheriff was fine4 eight do Are for Selling with int a Udene. He was i i a do to say that Quot you might As Well try to hold a greased As a five it is the opinion of the doctor that the lawyer gets his lining by plunder while the lawyer thinks the doctor a Visby Joffo. Don t be a Miner if you it san be anything else. Thi re is time enough to stay a Lei ground after Yon Are id m

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