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Daily Racine Advocate (Newspaper) - May 10, 1853, Racine, Wisconsin Iti locate. Ciao paper of till City. C. Clement tuesday mobn1ng.May 10, 1853. The judgeship. We understand Tomt a petition has teen in circulation for several Days for Signa Tures addressed to the governor request ing him to appoint our fellow citizen j. K. Doolittle esq., for circuit of or. Doolittle personally we have no wish to say anything. But of tie manner in which his friends wish to secure him the situation we have something to say. We think it a premature and unnecessary move to forestall Public opinion upon this mat Ter and we satisfied that however Good a judge gov. Fan Ell can appoint. The people can suit themselves Best. We Don t believe that unless something entirely new with regard to the business of the courts in this District should turn up that there is any need of an appointment. The election comes off in september. It is the right of the people to elect their own Man without the forestalling of Public opinion by the presence of a temporary incumbent when the office by Law is vacant. Fur ther we think we know gov. Farwell Well enough to know that under the present state of things he will not consider it Nec Essary fur him to to meddle with the mat Ter at All. We know in regard to these matters he is of a Democrat and has much More Confidence in the people. Especially of this District than those who constantly taunting him and his sup porters with being whigs and moralists. Surely our friends willing to abide the democratic doctrine. Fort Huron Railroad convention. The undersigned left to attend the above named convention on to tuesday last in company with the delegation from Mil Waukee but owing to an Accident on the Michigan Central Railroad were detained until too late to reach port Huron in time to attend the meeting had the pleasure of meeting a portion of the members of the convention at Detroit and from them Learned that there was a Large and spirited meeting composed of the r. B. V. U. R. R. The papers in new York have been exercising themselves in firing at a target in the shape of a certain Railroad co. In this state. The Janesville papers have been very sore upon this Point for a great while and we have Forborne to allude to the matter in Hopes of keeping things in As a peaceful state at Home As it seems however that the race of k. J. Walker a. Hyatt Smith and j. B. Macy is already run. Having got to the end of their rope As fur us obtaining credit for the Road is concerned they concluded to resign. The Board met in Chicago and elected new officers to fill their a committee was appointed to extricate and fix. Up old matters As Well Well As they could and to go on with the they think they will be Able to build the Chicago end of it without delay. Who doubts but that Chicago folks smart enough to build what will Benefit them but if the Chicago folks have the control of it we should like to know about what time they will Janesville spec delegates from various Points interested in the construction of a Railroad from grand Haven to port Huron. That from an exhibit made by the port Huron and Lake Michigan k. R. Co., the route appeared to be very feasible and the coun through which it runs of the most valuable character. From statements and assurances Given by gentlemen of wealth find influence it appeared that the project was regarded of great strength and import Ance and that it had already Cul stud the co operation of parties of Anile Means to carry it through. It was also stated that arrangements were already made with Par ties of Means and influence in Quebec and England for the actual construction of the Road and that since the convention was called such arrangements had been made for the construction of the Road As would have obviated the necessity of holding the same. These assurances coming from the sources which they do afford a most Satis factory guarantee that the very desirable end will be speedily accomplished and that the Day is near at hand when we shall have a direct and much and Peri Santur route from Wisconsin to the sea Board than by the present Long tedious and circuitous route by Way of Chicago and around the head of Lake but there is another thing connected with our visit that is of too much importance to be overlooked Viz on our arrival in de troit and finding ourselves too late fur the port Huron boat we anticipated Anothy tedious delay but we were soon called to on by a Large number of the people of tha wealthy and important City who informed us that arrangements were already mad for the construction of the Oakland am Ottawa Railroad and that the whole Lii would be put under contract within thirty Days this Road will be an Extension of the Detroit Poi Tiac mad to grand Haven. The Detroit and Pontiac Railroad a been recently bought out and Laid and newly equipped at an expense of and is now in the hands of wealthy and influential parties who propose to extend it through to Lake Michigan and have Deci ded up Iii grand Luvon Lor its Western terminus. From the representations made to us. Tln-rc1 can be no doubt of the Early completion of this Enterprise. The route is already surveyed the right of Way mostly obtained depot grounds in grand Haven purchased the Means for its construction secured and Twenty five Miles of it actually completed and in operation. At Detroit it will connect with the great Western Railroad in Canada which is to completed from to Vajara Falls to do fish the part North of troit by Day of january next. Ii ally if it is to to tapped this Road connects at nina1 Tappet there by a Road to Kenosha of the same As now organized the Board consists of the following gentleman William b. Den Walter s. Gurney William Jones. John p. Chapin Chas. V. Dyer. George Steele j. 11. Dunham. Chicago William Sloan Macii Corv co. 111. Amos Page Cambridge mass. D. L. Miller John j. Phelps Philip Datum. N. Y. City James w. Baldwin Boston. The Watertown chronicle in cop ing the remarks of the Milwaukee senti Nel with reference to the statement of the Beloit journal that it was willing to sup port or. Doolittle for judge if he should to brought Forward aside from party a my. Doolittle came to this state mainly for the purpose of making political Cap ital. From our knowledge of the Man we believe he Hud rather be Defeated for any office As a than to be elected aside from i31" if any establishment in this City and at the no Tice situation wanted in the advertising column. We can recommend him to any non " the citizens of Watertown have to its credit for to the Milwaukee Watertown Railroad and to the Watertown Berlin Railroad icon Noore. .1, our first Page will be found from Davit Day a Beautiful Story from Dick ber Pruner s it will run Jura Falls with the new Road to Syracuse by Way of Rochester and will thus give us a straight route from Savanna Galena and Dubuque by Way of the fret port Beloit and Racino Railroad to new York. The delegation from Wisconsin must have been delighted with their visit and their report will meet with a. Hearty Welcome from the people not Only of our own state but also of nor Thern Illinois Iowa and Minnesota. For our own part we can say that we found matters and things connected with this Enterprise entirely satisfactory and return to our labors in pushing Forward our own cherished Enterprise with glad hearts and a fresh stimulus More than Ever satisfied that we engaged in a work the importance of which has not been half appreciated by our own people those living upon the line. That our Road is to become the most important thoroughfare across from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River no one can doubt if they will but take the trouble to examine its geographical Posi ten. That it will connect Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River by a Shorter route than any other Road will be conce ded that it will have More important Railroad connections than any other East and West line will not be questioned and that the whole line traverses a Section of country equal if not Superior in Point of population business and All the important elements of Trade is a fact beyond Centro. Versy and with its connection across the1 Lake with the grand Haven route what is to prevent it from taking rank among the first class railroads of the West h. Durand c. Wright. The fight Between the chief Gans of Hunker ism is going on beautifully. It would hardly be Safe for us to copy what these Model democrats say of each other. What makes it the most distress fact that Moat people believe Racine May 3d, 1853. Or. Editor in perusing your paper of tha. 20th Ultimo my attention was an article written Over the Sig nature of a and As i with Many others had desired some Light upon the subject of the new organization of our City schools. I was pleased to see that there was some probability of having the matter duly investigated and i waited patiently for the appearance of your last weeks Issue in the Hope that some Mem ber of our Board of education would favor us with an explanation of the matter. But alas 1 waited in vain. Thinking that Justice to the teachers who now employed in our schools and that Justice to those for whose Benefit these teachers stationed there required some Public state ments of lets regarding the proceedings of the so called Board of education i have Tukan some pains to search out thu truth in this matter and you will oblige Many citizens in laying them before an impartial Public. Sonic time during the month of March Hist the teachers of All the schools of our City were notified that they might co Sid themselves As discharged from their situations per order of the Board and if they employment Thij would be an examination of All teachers desiring situations in the Public schools on wednes Day april 14th, at which they would be allowed to appear As candidates and this too notwithstanding they All Hekl Cortili cities of qualifications signed by the former superintendent which were Good for year from sept. Isth. 1852. At the same time there was a vacation of two weeks ordered for the schools from the 1st of april the natural result of these two operations being of course to keep the eachers Idle during the vacation and in he receipt of no wages although Many of hem had been hired fur the year. Now f we take into consideration the fact that a vacation of six weeks will be ordered at the close of the present term of the schools and that the Board in the habit of pay ing their teachers by the calender month instead of reckoning four weeks As is Cus to i nary else where to shall find that the wages of the male teachers for the present year will amount to just three Hundred Dol Lars less than a common labourer receives while the female teachers receive one Hun for miss Morse s name the Narne of mis Arne was substituted but Sho refusing t serve miss Winters was appointed in he place but the appointment not giving entire satisfaction to the commissioners of to Ward the school was assigned to miss Henry who now fills the situation. Such the facts which the citizen has demanded As i have been Able to o Tain them and trusting that they will satisfactory to him and to the Community i subscribe myself another citizen. Dred and sixty dollars for their labor for the same time. What a Premium upon intellect. But to return to the examination. It ook place on the Clay appointed and i i understand there were about Twenty applicants. The examination continued through he entire Day and at the meeting of the in the evening the superintendent Icci ded to Grant certificates of qualified ions to All who were examined with the exception of four ladies who in his Opin not borne their part sufficiently Well Oor unfortunate Man he Little knew when he made his report that he had Striek n of the Heads of some who had firm lilies in tha Board but the report had Een made and it was necessary to accept and then to adopt it but a Way of repair Tig the evil done to some extent pc sent d itself to the mind of one of the com missioners and in accordance with his wish a these four Young ladies were allowed he privilege of being examined and Iso any others who might desire to be examined with a View of obtaining cer fit ates of qualification As teachers. The next business was the assignment of Hose to whom it had been voted to give the different schools of the City ind with a single exception these appoint ments were unanimous. Among other appointments miss Sarah Robertson was selected As principal of the school in the Bowman Academy building and miss m. Sherman As assistant teacher and miss As assistant teacher of the school in he fourth Ward the next examination of teachers took lace on the evening of the Friday follow no at the rooms of the Board of Educ on and the teachers who had been Al Eady engaged were requested to be pres it that the Board might contract with Lem. In accordance with this notice miss Fob Orson presented herself at this meet no and her Entrance she was poltto y requested to take her seat and be sex rained and too after the Board had granted her a certificate and assigned her a school. At the close of this second All Tho applicants six in number were declared qualified and certificates were Grant id them miss Robertson s name was then stricken from the b St and Iland Naine entered in her place and the Milwaukee papers announce that they shall hereafter charge for the Pul ligation of religious educational an charitable notices half the usual Price charged for business notices and 25 Ceil each for publishing marriages and death we Don t know of any Rule in the aril Metic which requires printers to work it nothing any More than other people although it is expected of them and if the not willing they made willing. I a sgt the rapping spirits at count have declared or. Strang a prop it of the lord this the Northern islander the Organ of the mormons on Beaver is land objects to because it says when Thos evil spirits declare one great it i Only to pave the Way for a Hundred lies the editor goes in for the capital punish ment of these sorcerers according to the commands . We should agree with him if they Don utter More truth than in what they Havi Given above. Co. Have received More of their new goods in Nineteen Days from new York City they Don t in tend to charge any thing extra on account of the Speed. Tox. Chas. Received de a Day two since a Call from this tried Friend genuine democracy. He has been Fitlin Ghim up a Homestead some ten a dozen Miles North of Madison on the Road to fort Winnebago. He is thinner in flesh than we Ever saw him. But his soul has not shrunk. Up the bar of Rock co. Have passed a set of resolutions highly flattering but just on thu occasion of the prospective tiring of judge Whiton from the Bench of this circuit. T3f of governor Farwell cannot be persuaded to remain in the chair he has Fil led with so much Honor to the state and credit to shall take the Liberty of suggesting the name of Edward d. Hoi ton. He is one of the Best men of the state and will make a first rate Independent governor. The editor of the Standard goes through another column of Balderdash in at tempts to Aspers the character of or. Do and and the m. Railroad. We Trust or. Durand will have too much Good sense to no lice it. Tick so. La Troy a Young Man was ined three dollars for tickling a married Ady. The Man pleaded common usage in justification but the lady argued and she iad the Best of it that if it was common usage it was not common right and that every lady possessed the right of choosing ice own tickler. May 4, 1 judge Gibson of the supreme court of Pennsylvania and until recently chief jus Tice died at 2 o clock this morning at the United states hotel in this City. He was one of the most distinguished members of the Bench in the u. S., and had reached a very advanced age. The courts met this morning but adjourned on the announcement of the death of judge Gibson to Boston May 4. The Massachusetts constitutional convention met at noon to Day. The whigs in caucus Hist night Nomina Ted Hon. George n. Briggs president. The democrats and free spoilers Hon. N. P. Banks. Railroad collision of cured near Syracuse last monday night. The Albany express train ran into an pm Grant cattle train smashed loaded with cattle killed the animals and severely injuring an Engineer. Fortunately no passengers were Hurt. The inspectors of steamboats for this District have received the machinery for testing the strength of machinery is being arranged by messes Guth tie and capt Hugunin preparatory to being used in testing boilers belonging to this Fernr. Col. Fremont has bought the residence ref Momiu la hed e v thai Lim Pii Blishel i charge id 148 main i l. Rotor ave in court lid limn i main i aug c. G. I in important Ihmi Firmi la Regii Imor Niviso. A Cekov advocate f Early fat ii. Main. Comm my in mallrrtract.1 , Iii Mali Fly t Clough l. Mccollu . Earl la nolo Racine. Jond. Exchange Lisul Wainwr Lgth and Iii lilith of twin Street s a main strict a lira tin main Ircel. 1 in St. 4 doors Soltel Union n , 03 main unlouf.111 Dook binding. Otto 73 main Street. And Job in nil co Lorn. A m the Avdoc i Cabinet Ware. Let for nil main Street. My Kcjr Clam Ware 4 i Muht 93 Malta Greet. Cafe rage manufactory. Robirt to Maiio. o. 8. Near Warchow. Dutli . Corner main and sinn Uma. Goods and Oroee Lea. Puce t Fiji dam. Neil third a not. On is in slim of lilo Elk Phent. Re main Una. Lay son Johi omit main Treel m Kev 4 boo tiits Peoples Storc 70 main meet. i u. In. Corner Smith Anil Purnil Nult i. A Kaka in 139 main it . Rita Arcari j pm e. K. F Arker. Over in. Pm Ejlif. 1u-2 main Wool u. 8. Block. . A k Wakiji. Over Brake Stewart 139 Mirin ii. No and North Hall. W. 1. To Hiii-1.1 j c. Fouth of , hell k. L la Mann Birik. Macula shop. Fourth i inert Welt air award iils and coins lilo ii. A Jib Tajc Sinh pair. J. I.c.the.fbiirtlist., to. Tide River my t. . Rank Raif ii polite went Forward w. w. 11. Latin in it May uni 1 Brick shop. R hotel. Bus Lem. L. B. Mojir co. I l k Road Opp Racine to fool of Mam i to. Co., loot of main it ret. And be Ropwr main Anil Feltl it Tckett. A 1511 main it real. Iii. Ilmi if it can. .r., by t. Leveng. Ehy it. Warner. Ill Dresner and bar or. In Racine House bloc a Pron if id Slov c. W. T s. E. j. G. Iii i is Afan Corner Matti Ltd fourth nil main Street. I tin main Street main Caps main it real of the. W. J. Torridi. Len Rem main it Eccl. Main Brett. Pc site pc Olliee. 113 main Street. K. In Star j j. W. ii. 1 Lam France apr Ticle wait. Main Street. Omm Nite my office. T the Pom of iliac. Smits k. H. . c. G. Hen North cons Ris Isalt. E Fluor Olith of spa fall Orner main Ai of Send to mini itt. One done West i cat Urino a Buff i it Van store. Hat. Up hairs. I leather dealers. Cd Iii main Street. Very stable. Stewart leu fourth St. Cast richmond1 Pierce Baker s old stand. A Bank f 31 Cut onnors risk Csc Ith it. 3doom Welt . Llu ii Gorton dealer in fresh und Salt meats. Faleitu f. Vav. Corner main and fourth 8. Jimson lil it raft. Merchant in. . 1 10 main Strart. J. E. Lock Noa Union Hall 55 stain St. Joybs.-14ft main self ecu 181 main Street. Vav. L. Neb diax144 main Street. Public and Chirrey Ludewi i. G. Faedke circe in court house., or. I Jamiann a office in route Block. O. Jerks Olaf cd Corner Wisconsin fid eighth i. Or. Giles Tipa Thust Corner Iii. And Gil j. , 137 Maln Street f. W. Dell Eari Corner main and fourth Streett. 8. Johnson jr., 154 main Street. Olaz luf j. Fourth Street East of Ruhno Letl i j. Lano Tou 13? main a pfc Buk. Pork a beet Packer a e. Ilioof. J. , 137 Maln Street. Benalla Naunda Carer. T. B. Wood wed ave. Demytt Mich spectacle maker. C. Stewaet to with of Mccrea. And Kitaw i f Hueard it it tit Corner main and third Nita. J. G. Conde uni main itrel. J Matulac Tunrer. I Duice adjoining Steamboat cum. Mick w. Weil aft. Off Leo Olpp. Mich-southeiii., b. A. Miaow j. 1. Caie. Second Brick shop we aloof then i . Four list Merck to. 4irmk% k. Main

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