Fort Wayne Weekly Times in Fort-Wayne, Indiana
20 Aug 1859

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20 Aug 1859

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Fort Wayne Weekly Times (Newspaper) - August 20, 1859, Fort Wayne, IndianaFort Wayne am Paloj jul Litot established As a whig journal a d. to the Union the Constitution and Laws. Volume 19. Teka1s v2-00 per year in Advance. At the of yeah. Foet Wayne Allen county Indiana saturday evening August 20, number 52 fort Wayne times. Defects of the Constitution Coa be knig common schools. Among the Many defects of the present con Fet Tulion of Indiana adopted in 18u3, we notice one to Day which to our people and their Chol orc and to generations to come will evil. Input separate in its sphere and Power and action but necessarily so constituted is to oper ate As a wholesome cd cock on the others and maintain thereby As a whole the rights of the citizen and minorities against inconsiderate majorities moved by local causes or wicked party strikes for party ends. Ave have raid that of these co ordinate was the most removed from the influence of passion an prejudice and hence the Best calculated indeed that same feeling shall pervade the judiciary that very co ordinate Brunch itself becomes subversive of the theory of constitutional Liberty and Security. It thus will have become an elective and Tho Sage Jefferson said slut we mean that relative to the c Ommon intended to be the Power which it All times provision Ivsich is so handcuffed that its useful after school houses Are built Well nigh Jav Here in begins nor can any practical legislation remedy the difficulty. We quote the Constitution relative to education article Viii. Skotion 1. Knowledge and learning generally would give Chilom to its deliberations and to its decisions Justice. Fth Lions in the several counties of this stale on Len i first monday of april a. 1800, and proceed Hon. R. Thompsom s views. Which if prose veil would a a glorious legacy to their children which if destroyed to elect delegates to constitute a convention Lor i this or t n i i which f destroyed the purpose of considering the Consun tin l v t ill to . These were his this stale and Nii Ikin such Amend cols Long i refused to co operate with i sentiments and he should net upon if Ler Lions of and changes in the same As they who parly because of ils of the example which the Mirall Anvi he ird of Pat son Brownlow of inc Knoxville of Lily As a Winter of great origin Lily and much Alint. Tin s paper railed if if Confes to us feel , Neil Are really glad to get it thank l he Pirelli for extending his request to Exchange Lor our paper. It is refreshing to gel Tii live orig paper from a god fearing yet not Man fearing editor. Tin. Parson will doubtless have the of that people and his Owtis Good work to help him on to and we now contrast the reputation and Patriot ism of a Conj. Park we. Polk Sand. Milroy a 1, Karat i Liff eed throughout a Community being essential Jaio the preservation of a free government it shall of tile duty of the general Assembly to encourage by All suitable moans moral intellectual Seijun Tiftic and agricultural improvement and to provide by Law Abr a general and uniform sys Tom com Mon schools wherein Lilion Luul lie Taitl Iuit. Charge and equally open to All. Sec. 2. The common school fund shall consist of the congressional township fund and tin lauds belonging thereto the surplus Revenue fund the Saline fund an the lands belonging Llic Clu Tho Bank tax fund and the fund arising from the one Hundred and fourteenth Section of he charter of the stale Hank of Indiana the fund to be derived from the Sale of Connly seminaries and the moneys and property hereto fore held for such seminaries from Ilic lines assessed for breaches of the penal Laws of the and from All for failures which May accrue All lands and Oiler is Lac which shall escheat to the state for Waul of heirs or Kindred entitled to the inheritance All lands that have been or May her Cali a be. Granted to the state where no special purpose is deducting the expense or the same taxes on the properly of school purposes. J site. It. The principal of the common school i such is not what we fought it is the in dependence of the judiciary that secures the rights of All that pronounces judge handed As could Justice herself who knows no yet enjoy the Consolation of kilo Ivinia that lie Lias iat old Constitution then threw Back a Mcl those terrible zot Tavesi the following description if the most efficient Bui Liim of the French taken Ipi Iii the report of Captain George b. Cle Low Light on the memories of those who made it ills Ever since work of their hands displaced by an instrument More than to u King. Those of us who have Bee which has proved the Pandora s Fox of political i practical observers in life have have seen that an absolute unchecked majority of the people forms a government intolerable and dangerous in is As a licensed mob Hasty cruel and unjust and Only pities when its trophies arc blood and ils True but it was an age of of change without a and the prevailing idea was so mud thai it broke Over the barriers which the const hoi inc cily of on the second x " Inch can Ever approximate sue mad the heed Juc Day of May a. And organise. By Cess Ambli Anil the Only doctrine which should West India a Gru slave will not till the soil fur Lution had fixed fur taking the census every 12th 1 judgements made Only when passion subsides. J11" year to determine whether a change was wanted i Don t our people know dial majorities shift men say Hal this dress is the most possible and prefer Illo any other. The Are All French they an and several years before the hid of the 12lh years to wit. Before Iti i Jan act of the legislature was passed authorizing a vote to be taken on the sub India Terence it was allowed lop ass and then under his pc lust of amending the old nne As do the seasons nearly judges Are booted and spurred for a contest just As other candidates and sure it is that they arc not put on the plat form unless their judgments when necessary arc known to to for the party Rule and if they Rule it apart disguised ils pieces turned i As the parly do not . Roll a sphere fund shall n increased but income thereof Sha to the support of common s or in Ponc Liati ver. A Peri Lual fund Winch May be lever i diminished i Ulullie he inviolable appropriated nil i o. I the general Assembly shall in Kome Safe and of the common school fund i Rall Scull Porio have no been entrusted to the several counties and Lodl make provision by Law tar ten the several counties of Hie interest the defeat to which we direct the attention is that found in the concluding sentence of the first Section quoted and to no Lair for a then Crail and of common Tel tools inhere to ilium Khali a without to this word uniform As construed by Len supreme court and thus tin interpretation fixed leaves the cities and incorporated towns of this stale with no Power in tax themselves for Tui tinn purposes and hence the legislative enactment passed and approved june 1-1, i u3, in general Levy of 10 cents on the fur a Namuo school purposes has proved in.-idormiht., . Up Public schools in tin cities of Len stale an i a length of inc wants of tin Juull de mands while it answers a fair in the my districts where children arc a Moiety of Lime owing to Industrial pursuits of the Paiauis needed Mil it goal 11 is fun thai to increase Ihu Levy beyond on the fur school purposes in Oiler to mod the wants of the cities makes an re team in the Rural districts. And for the to authorize the cities to tax Len is Clvis specifically for Luis Ion purposes Breaks thereby in of tin system and in that in becomes . Seeing therefore that Tho is organic and knowing As to have heretofore stated Public schools have been Siisi need for want of funds to carry them on and that in that crippled in efficient stale they must remain unlit Len from Cross roads Bailer shops houses club rooms and race courses they presented Hal Constitution under which we now for its Uncertain and ambiguous Powers for its biennial Legislatures for its easy made easy and Little blend ing chancery and Law remedies ils Dalh Sioke to common the most miserable the must suicidal the most Duson it with the pure sentiment and variant in the Genius of thu mag a Charla of our National Tivi or Mclake. And we mentioned another which should bring a Blush to the Cheeks of cry Man Whu voted fur it in the most dangerous when internal discord one which As an element of Power foreigners who while Yel aliens and before Llalon Are allowed to vote after six Nants and Hal they will become hut we set Mil to Day Lorili in the us acct of an and we. Come i Litu thesul feel. It is nut Loo bold nor Broad an in make thai nor judiciary has become an engine of no pression i i Yunu Lutary in right and just ice. File Jenci instead of standing As Len final urbi of the jul slice legality and strict conformity to an und viable line of judicial Legisla Tive i uni Kulic decisions and constructions. And while we write there Day in Ohio an example the Rii Noii s policy fan Clicc president and All other officers person or Ity Ile Puly at 10 clock a. M., of the same Day Lynn it so ill b sniggers Al if Uny Lhing is to to Limi the to Navy you in All Candor n spun i Virv Man who nut Why ii be but it i to obtain it. free and Indi attn lung i but a he Lias the duty of the auditor of this slate to for such purpose. And it hid it stale librarian to prepare the Hall us Ali of for the reception and of Salu convention. La. The said delegates before entering upon the i hair shall each be duly sworn or Allie sued la support the uns Titu Asad the ample in to in Iti Lul Wii of Indiana shall be Hangad and Len people of the cities thereby Legisla Tive Aid to Levy a special tax which will sell Iii to keep up their own schools and make them Active efficient and immeasurably Blu Esicial institution of learning we say knowing ibis and the them Blind to any other than their Superior capacity for they have thus corrupted the ballot Box and inc very worst have persuaded the Ali thai they Only seek to get Placa fair tin i Ike. Of the Imti Iurii while inc political or knowing too thai the Aniis dilution i otherwise h Minim Thunder away and bullish the rights of Ilic when Alle by madness has Belinne the Echo of inc oracles who speak polio real will and popular the and and since our Pio so Flen robbed and betrayed by Ilo or Pukus Olli Rirs from Vernor Down to can Smidile Are sick of making cell Bra Toel Cali Public is Lac Jinil Lutc inn the Janus laced i Ickler celebrated i m political a Nibali a Ino Ikuls his Hobby and right of religion of stale and Federal policy of live judiciary. Judge Swan was in elected Mun a i a parly or to the supreme Hunch of Ohio by majority i the duties of then Utkin which no scr "1c a l insanity on Clam dear Learned impartial in lighted lion May la them by any judge that subject leads them Lomi dilate treason and judge. Jut he recently was called on to pro 1 the supreme or judge of Floc circuit c urls whose prevailing idea of their own merits As la ounce on the of he fugitive i such judge be in at h Tendance nth Conelis lift he St nol said Eun Slavi Law of the l mid Stales and having sus pc Liun by any of the noun Lvov lamed it As has every court of final judicature of Rion duly by the Laws of to inc Slat s and of tin Union from Lisl in Insl oaths or . He on coming up As that parly s candidate fur i Cambois of convention shall enjoy the same m u re was repudiated for the very Roa j Cunic Liun son of having done right. An this is not the members elect Dlo. And attending on the Cem a worst Uherc in that very stale the ruling parly Al Assembly infilled la by Law. Said Conven has such a control of local judges Hal a i Ilirjan talc returns and us its Wii Meliers in of the slave mates can get no remedy to re Cap i Tun his Iii Milivo slaves from any such judges and member fur disorderly conduct and punish parly is found in i lie language of ii dings More particularly in that of judge Spaulding who said in tin inti Xii cry unit to i in

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