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Indianapolis Indiana Journal (Newspaper) - February 1, 1837, Indianapolis, Indiana Vol. , wednesday february 1, 1837. No. 765. Published by amp Ivel. of per annul in Advance for 52 numbers�?60, at 6 months�?$3 of at the end of the volume. No paper will be discontinued unless at the option of the publishers until arrearage Are pain. Price for lines or less three insertions 00 for each additional insertion 25 Cen longer advertisements charged in proportion. A Liberal discount made to those who advertise by the year. B notice. Y virtue of a decree of the Hamilton circuit _ court i will proceed to sell to the highest bidder on the Twenty fifth Day of february next the following tract of land to win the South East Quarter of Section no. 34 and the South West Quarter of said Section West of White River in township n6. 20 North of Range 5 cast containing 245 68-100 acres excepting that pan that was set off and assigned to James l. Masters and Sarah masters his wife As and for the Dower of the said Sarah. The Sale will be upon the premises and commence Between the hours of 10 o clock a. M. And 2 Oclock p. M. On said Day. Terms of half of the Purchase Money to be paid in six months and the remaining half in eighteen months from the Day of Sale the purchaser being required to give Good personal Security for the payment of Sulci Purchase Money. The above described land lies within a Halfa mile of Strawtown in iia Nilton county Indiana and near the surveyed route of the Central canal. The land is Rich and Well improved. It has also a Good grist and saw Mill in repair and in full operation. Persons desiring to Purchase a valuable farm would do Well to examine the above the Sale. Elias Hoddy commissioner. Jan. 7. 1837. 62-31p. Sold out. Lockerbie amp m guat having sold out their is table Shinnet it becomes necessary to have their business he re fax re All who arc indebted to them Are respectfully requested to Call and Settle their accounts before the i8th of february next As longer indulgence cannot be Given. Those failing to comply with the above May expect to lipid their accounts in the hands of a magistrate or collection. One or other of the above partners May be found any week Day at the office of Thomas m. Weaver Esq. But in the Case of their absence or. Weaver is Nii theorized to receive and receipt for any Money due them. Jan. 14. 60-1m Bates amp , shoe warehouse. North fifth Street second door from Market Street Philadelphia Al. Morrison s Hygeia pills. The subs tiber having been appointed state agent in the place of James Givan deceased begs leave to inform the Public that he has received a Supply of Morrison s justly celebrated pills which Are to be had at the store of mrs. Margaret Govan and at the store of Young and Pottage Corner of Washington and Meridian streets. The Public will please to notice that Morrisii s pills Are put up in 1, 2, and 3 Dollar boxes signed by the state agent and counter signed by the sub a onto none other can be relied As Morrison s Hygeia pills. Jan. 14, 837.-12m War Young state agent. National hotel., at Putnam Ville Indiana. Rilke above establishment is now opened at put Al Nimville for the accommodation of travellers and the Public generally. The stages for the East and West running on the National Road Between Indianapolis and Terre haute Stop Here Over night three times a week. The House which is entirely new. Is furnished throughout with new Beds bedding and furniture in the Best country style. The subscriber who has heretofore kept Public House in the state of new York pledges himself that nothing shall be wanting that can contribute to the cot fort of travellers during their Stav at the National hotel Jan. 7, 1837�?57-241 Norman Frost. Bargains bargains ii he subscriber informs the Public that he has on hand Between fifty and one Hundred saddles and All other articles in his line which Are of the very Best Quality such As harness leather trunks Saddle bags bridles collars amp a. All of which Are made of the very Best Eastern leather amp which he will sell at the Madison Price and lower than they can be bought in any other a hop in Indianapolis either wholesale or retail. Those wishing to Purchase will please Call and examine for themselves. His shop is on Washington Street oppo site the Democrat printing office. Jan. 4, l837.-57tf i. H. Roll. Taken up by Obadiah Harris living in Wayne township Marion county la. On the Lith Day of nov. 1836 one White stray steer with some red spots on Bis aides i White face and red on each Side of his jaws and neck marked with a crop and Slit in the left car and an under bit in the right ear branded with the letter o on the upper part of the right Horn three years old last Spring. No other Marks or brands perceivable appraised to 11, by Henry Warman and David Hoover before me this 2lbt november 1836. A True copy from my Book of strays. J. W. Johnson j. P. No. 21, 1836. Taken up by Milton Johnson living in Washington township Marion county Indiana on the 29th Dav of november 1886, one stray cow red and White sided marked with an under bit in the right ear had on a Large Bell fastened on with a leather Collar stitched at each Edge supposed to be four years old next Spring appraised to fifteen dollars by John Johnson and Daniel m Donald. I certify the above to be a True copy from my stray Book. Given under my hand and Seal this december 9th 1836. 1.62-p. D. R. Smith j. P. The state of Indiana Marion county. Marion circuit court for May Perm a. D. 1837. Pavid Williams i is. J. Writ of Domestic attachment. Robert ,. J for he above named plaintiff having filed in the to a clerk s office of the Marion circuit court his affidavit and Bond according to Law on december i6ih, 1836, a writ of Domestic Ai Tachinii it was issued by the clerk of said court against Iho lands and tenements goods chattel rights credits moneys and effects of said defendant Robert Cummins directed to the sheriff of said county of Marion which was thereafter wards to wit on the fifth Day of january a. D. 1837, returned by Urson Vickers sheriff of said county executed on the following goods and chattels moneys and effects of said dec Undank to wit i hide and 2 sides of tap , 13 Morocco skins 23 papers of tacks 1 lot of buckles and k abbs 34 lbs. Thread 1 lot of Mol dings i is of old rubbish 1 lot of lamps 1 Barouch Carriage and body lot of spikes i lot of Ash Plank 1 turning lathe 1 set of stage wheels not ironed 1 set in it ried a set Bellows 2 anvils 2 vices 2 set of Smith s Quot a tools 1� lot of Iron 2 Small screw plates 1 Axle Tiee screw plate 1 lot of old Iron 3 pieces of steel 1 stage Carriage 1 Brace 1 Oil Stone i stove and pipe 1 grind Stone and Crank 2 hand saws 2 tenant saws 3 drawing knives 12 Compass saws 18 planes 25 chisels 14 gouges a augers 1 lot of tools,4 heading ,5gages, 1 Brace of a 75 bit i 13 drawbar 3 Seta of hinges 3 3 sets of locks i vice 1 Square 2 Bench saws 5 hand screws 1 Holdfast i wheel screw 1 wheel horse 16 stage boxes i set of unfinished wheels i Broad axe boo feet of Poplar Plank half Inch 3 work bnnchc6, i lot of screws a lot of old lumber 1 lot of paints and cans 3 stage bodies 1 Small stove and pipe 6i sides of harness leather and thirty dollars and cents in therefore said defendant is hereby no ined of the Pendency of said writ and is required to appear and a fad at the next term of said court or the same be Beard and determined to Bia absence. Attest j5si�jw�r,-�8i4 Robert b. Duncan cd. In Senate. Or. Liston s remarks upon the indefinite postponement of the joint Resolution of Gen. Milroy instructing our senators and requesting our representatives in Congress to use their exertions for the repeal of so much of that part of the compact entered into by the United states and the state of Indiana upon her admission into the Union As exempts the Public lands from taxation for the term of fire years from the Day of Sale. Or. President As i have just taken my seat and not properly understanding the question now before the Senate i ask for an explanation. The president Here explained when or. Liston resumed or. President i understand then sir that the Resolution As Oil red by the senator from Carroll Gen. Milroy is virtually a request to the Congress of the United states asking of that body on her part a repeal of so much of the compact entered into by he authorities of the United states and those of the state of Indiana at the time that his state was and milled a member of this confederacy exempting All Public lands sold by the United states from taxation for the term of five years from and Afier the time of Sale. What can be the object of this Resolution can senators suppose that it Congress should annul this part of the compact that it can have a retrospect like of acct upon the purchasers of the Public lands is Here any senator prepared to Hazard or avow such an opinion what then can be its effects provided the Resolution should pass both branches ibis general Assembly and Coni Ress should annul that part of the compact in accordance with the solicitation of this Resolution All purchasers of Public lands Herd f re have vested rights under and by virtue of the provisions of the compact. How then Are their rights to be affected by such legislation a Geul Lomeii who advocate the passage of this resold Titi Tell us they wish to reach the Speculator and the non resident. How do they wish to effect it a can ibis Resolution Avail them any thing does it contain the Healing Balm they wish to Al minister to the palsied and crippled resources of the state the Speculator and the non resident Are As secure in their rights As the actual settler and cultivator of thu soil and All stand secure and aloof Froid i any cd Post Facto Law that May be enacted on the subject by either Hisor the National legis Aluie. I his provision of the compact exempting fun tax Tifni All Public lands sold by the United Stites for the term of five years from and after the Day of Sale is part and parcel of the consideration upon which such sales have been made by the general Glt a verment How then can their rights be Alf dated if then the object of this Resoluti n is merely to reach those who May Purchase lands hereafter How in that Case will we stand on the score of policy can we suppose that Congress will annul that Pari of the compact and still reset be to the state of Indiana five per Cen turn of the net proceeds of the sales a of the Public lands what Obj cd had the United slates a Cavern ment in View by this provision in the compact with the state of Indiana if in was not to holdout inducements to the purchaser by having All her Public lands exempt from taxation for five years from the time of Sale has the United states Given to the state of Indiana no Bonus i r her forbearance Over and above the two and the three per cent fund a where did we get our school sections of land in each congressional township throughout the state where lid we get our College lands wore not these reservations and donations to the site made by virtue Oft lie compact in what Light Sheti would Congress View this sul Jet would she Ati Opl Tho provisions of this Resolution and still permit us Tore Tain our donations of land and also to draw out of her Treasury our two and three per cent funds a such an idea need not he entertained for a moment. The principles of this carried into effect would operate almost exclusively upon the Northern sections of Indiana. The Public lands in Tho Southern part of the state have mostly been sold and the greater portion of the unsold lands lie North of the Cumberland Road. Let the South reflect that they have received the three per cent fund arising from the sales of their own lands and have appropriated it amongst themselves they have also taken from the North the Best portion of the three percent fund which has heretofore and is still daily accruing by the land sales in that portion of the state and the Central part of Indiana but too Well knows that the two per cent fund has been entirely and exclusively appropriated for the construction of the Cumberland Road within this stale Are a amp then voluntarily to seek the destruction of our two and three it or cent funds if we ask bread at the hands of Congress under this administration we shall receive a Stone. Some senators seem to think that Congress will allow us to lax the Public lands As soon As they Are sold and still Reserve to the state her five per centum of the Nett proceeds arising from the sales. Such cannot be anticipated. Congress can have no motive to induce her to do an acts prejudicial to her own interests. But if in the spirit of liberality a egress should Grant this most anomalous request would still fail and our Hopes would be blasted for the great political Quot am Quot through whose ordeal it must pass would find a stumbling Block in the veto Power of the Constitution. On that Point the Fate of Clay s land Bill has taught us a salutary lesson of experience. Under our present system of taxation would the upon unimproved lands in five years Atno unt or be equal to the two nud Tho three per cent Fonds accruing from the sales by no Means. This then of itself ought to be a sufficient reason to defeat ibis Resolution. But sir it seems to me As if an insatiable among certain gentlemen mini ?8ling itself upon All occasions to cripple the Volant energies of the Northern sections of the site by depriving us of the three per cent fund arising from t be sales of our Public lands and then to reach the purchaser by immediate and direct Taxa lion and As an excuse certain senators from old counties Tell us thai they Are the pioneers of the country they have Birno the burdens and heat of the Day they have felled the Forest they have reclaimed the wilderness and As the new counties of the Norih participated in the general internal improvement system of i is Winter they ought to Bear a part of the burdens of taxation. This cry has been so often sound ail in our ears and so often served n to regale the senses of this chamber that the odour has become stale. To can effect nothing that will be Advin Ageous to the interests of the state by the passage of this Resolution and i shall therefore Vole for its indefinite postponement. House of representatives i re Narks of or. Baird on the Subjict of the change of the Indianapolis and Lifa Yetto rail Ilad so As to run on the direct route without go. Ing by Craw Fords Ville. Or. Speaker the committee of canals and inter Terni Al improvement to which i belong were almost in heir decision on his pro portion. A Large it umber of petition and i had been referred to us on this subject. The gentlemen who advocated either Side of this question were fully heard and the committee had but Little difficulty in making their report that legislation on this subject was Ines pediment. Sir if we were called upon to destroy the system of internal improvement adopted by the Bill oblast Winter we could not give it a More deadly blow than to change this Road one of the most important in the mate a great connecting link in the Chain of internal improvements. Such a change would be he greatest possible breach in our system. I look to the consequences of this change for if this one was made every Public work in the state might be changed. We roust be resolved to preserve unimpaired the Bill of last Winter or every succeeding legislature will expect to work innovations until perhaps there will not be a work in the stats but what will be changed. Sir we Are told by the gentleman from Boone Mir. Longley that it will Cost the state six Hundred thousand dollars less on the direct route through the Centre of his county to Lafayette than by Crawfordville. How the gentleman arrives tit that conclusion is somewhat curious he reads to us the report of an Engineer on the subject. But sir that Engineer never surveyed the route from Here directly to Crawfordsville he made his Survey by the Way of Danville several Miles further than on the direct route to Crawfordsville and that too on much worse ground for by Danville you approach nearer the Mouths of streams along the me and consequently the country is much m Are broken which tended greatly to enhance the estimates of the the gentleman is mistaken sir in another particular. He tells us the Siale will be put to additional Cost in going by Crawfordsville because she will have several Miles More of rail Road to this is not the Case but on the contrary she has less to construct fur at Crawfordsville its Road will intersect with the one running from Lai Agetle to new Albany and Jefta Sonville and there Stop As a matter of course and save several Milesian the distance even from Here on the direct route to l Crawfordsville sir. Is one of the most inner Estitia towns in the state situated in one of the richest counties and one which is now raising a Large a mount of Quot produce for transportation. One of the great objects in a general system of internal improvements is to accorn Iodate such portions Lif the country. The gentle Ian from Boone tells us the Road should accommodate him and his county. S a it does sir. It runs through the South aide of his county the Michigan Road through the East Side Aud on the routes of these two roads is to be found perhaps the Best parts of the gentleman s county. His constituents petition thai this Crawfordsville rail Road shall run through the Centre of b a one Coop Tyr the Pitisi place or speaker where i think should Tow. K is or used to be Otte constant swamp yes sir such marshes and bogs 1 have not seen in the stale 1 was once appointed a Cost missioner in conjunction with others to locate the county scat of b a me county. The Law required us to make a Central location we attempted to meet and although each commissioner was in the county on the tiny is signed by tha act neither could find the other. Each Man searched diligently to find the Cefi tre and his colleagues but could do neither until Fly Lisny such a swarm gnats and mosquitoes As no human Eye Ever saw fell upon each one of us that both riders Atid horses were literally licked up. We had to re treat made no location never Fourd each other nor have we to this Day or. Speaker seen each other s laces nor received one cent for those services in the revolution of gnats and mus quit a a. And this sir is where the gentleman Wanis this Road to run. 1 do not 1 cannot believe there Are five gentlemen on ibis floor who Are prepared to vote in favor of such a it to position Butl hat All Are prepared to concur in the report of the committee on canals and internal improvements and not re commit this matter again to a select committee. On the question of the engrossment of the Bill appropriating thirty thousand dollars for the improvement of the Michigan Road or Baird Roso and said a. Speaker situated As i am it would to a matter of Surprise if i too did not take part in this Dis Russiun. Sir i look upon this Michigan Road As being one of the most important thoroughfares in the state. It connects two of the most important Points a that oath Ohio River and Lake Michigan it is the policy of a state in legislation to unite by some communication her great commercial Points. It is a Benefit to All her citizens it increases the facilities of Commerce raises the value of property and begets a spirit of Enterprise in the merchant manufacturer and agriculturist. This is a Road sir which for years has been recognized As a principal work the Faith of the state is virtually pledged to keep it in re pair. Will this legislature say that his Road shall receive the fostering care of the state no longer and thu Sufler gtd to go into decay about two Hundred and fifty thousand dollars have been expended on this Road which must be almost an entire loss to the Fatute if something further is not done. This thirty thousand dollars for the improvement of such a Road is a Small sum. As one of the select Corn Minitee to whom this Bill was referred i determined to place the appropriation at the smallest amount which was consid. De necessary to improve the Road. A nut Noer of gentlemen told us they would be willing to allow us fifty thousand dollars others More whilst others again said they would not allow any thing. With a View to Success and accommodate the feelings of he greater number we placed Tho appropriation at thirty thousand. Sir if this Road is not improved it must go into decay and when the roads break up in the Spring this Road will be impassible a it cannot be travelled and the state n us lose her two Bun dred and fifty thousand dollars. Sir this is not her policy. The Michigan Road is the Only Avenue we have from this to the North it is the Only Road along which we of the North can travel into the Interior of the slate gentlemen when they oppose this Bill do not look to their own interests for Lei me Tell you the immense emigration upon the Northern lakes from Europe from new York and from All new England is not surpassed by Tho emigration in any other portion of Tho Union they land All along our shores seeking a location some in one direction and some in another. Many have desired and will desire to visit and explore Iho Interior of our state. This emigration is can no de of men full Fenter prize capitalists and adventurers. But sir Perrit this Imd to remain As it n a a is and there is no portion of this immense emigration can be Kex eucled to coma amongst you. The country will thus lose their Enterprise their capital and their Industry. A deadly Stab will be Given to the Best interests of this entire country through which this Road passes. Vve have been told that this Bill is an sex Ensi it in of tie system of internal improvements As udi opted Iasi Winter that fit should pass others will present their a latins. I do not so consider ii. The committee scrupulously avoided every thing like even a squint ing towards attaching it to the system of last Winter although we believe it had clams Superior in import. Tance to some of the improvements adopted by that Bill. The Faith of the state is not pledged in this Bill to carry on the improvement of he Michigan Road As it was in the Bill of last Winter. We had two reasons forint so framing this Bill the one was the danger at this time of adding too much to that system tha other was we knew such a Bill could never pass this House. The Michigan Road or. Speaker has always Heen viewed in a different Light than any other Road in the state. We Are told that there Are other state roads in a bad condition and need improvement. This is very True sir but i ask gentlemen if there is not something More about his Michigan Road than a Mere Ordinary slate Road whether it was Only intended by the great donation of land Given for its improvement that it should merely be a common state Road Why did the legislature order it to be Cut one Hundred feet wide if it was to be a common state Road and Why sir i would ask is it called the Michigan Road if it is not to designate a great leading thoroughfare through our stale i feel interested deeply interested for the improvement of this Road. It is the Only one we have to travel from the North to the seat of government Aye. It is even the Road sir the members of the legislature from the entire North have to travel to get Here and it is a Road As much or More travelled and will to if it is improved than any other Road in Indiana. This Road passes through my county and thence to Michigan City. Before it enters my county it runs through Marshall county a new but flourishing county which will very soon if she does not now much need the improvement of this Road As one of the great outlets for her produce. The Road runs through my county seat from Marshall county and thence Westward to its termination passing through one of the finest farming countries in the world and where there is now a Large amount of produce raised for Market. Such a Road is much needed and without it it would be difficult in the extreme Lor a Large portion of the North to have an outlet either norther South. Marshall and st. Joseph counties Are not the Only counties North that Are interested in this Road but the whole country Between Here and in in Atul All the country West Othern. Kosciusko and Eik Hatt Are also interested. In Short sir to keep this Road in repair from this to the Lake is a matter of Vitril importance t j the whole state and beneficial to All her citizens. It has been said the North is Well accommodated already by the Northern canal. Sir As much As i estimate thai great work yet the purposes t f a canal Are one thing and those of such a Road an other. The common travelling Corn Dimity Are not expected to always ride upon a canal. For the transportation of produce Aud All articles of weight and Burden Canulli Are valuable but individuals who travel upon horseback and in carriages very Seldom wish logo upon a canal. The com non wagons need a Road upon which to travel. I am not one of those or. Speaker who is disposed to acknowledge that the North has a a Bountiful provision made for her in the Way of internal improvements nor can i that she Bias Sci Junit due. There is Iii a More interesting country in the whole North West than what is called the st. Joseph country. Com mencing with Marshall Wulpi Schusko counties then travel North and West Hajj Phat country will compare with any in the a tinted ates for Beauty and Fertility of soil. Sir we Vij Pat least one Road there and if to can get no Mure let the slate of Indiana keep in repair this great and important thoroughfare for which the Faith if the state years since was virtually pledged. I Hope sir the Bill will be eng Rosie 1 for a third Reading. Speech of or. Wright of a Rue on the motion to set apart the whole of the interest accruing on the loaning of the surplus Revenue for purposes of education &.c. Or. Speaker this to me is one of the most important questions that will be presented to the it gis lature at its present session. There has to be a Fina i action on the surplus Revenue. The state has presented to her the Means if Well Hus banded to educate every child in the state. She has Ibe Means to make and keep in Good repair every leading state Road in Indiana and build and erect Good common Bridges across Small streams in the next Twenty years without touching one cent of the principal of the surplus Revenue. But with All these Means this surplus Revenue is to be Laken i mean the interest to that great Whirlpool of destruction internal in proven wants such at least appears to be the determination of a majority of this House and before the subject is settled i wish i intend sir to say what i think of this Mailer. In looking around me for information on the Way that the legislature should dispose of this fund i find most of the states with the exception of Alabama have set apart the interest on their surplus Revenue to education or such appears to be the View taken of the same by the respective governors of states in their messages to their Legislatures in a number of the Western states the Legislatures have not yet acted on the subject but such appears to to the course they Are about to take with the sane. When i speak of the Whirlpool of destruction i speak not of internal improve Neils generally i allude to a management of the present system a sys Lem that gentlemen Well know thai they cannot carry on unless they have resources Frost some other Quarter than taxing the people hence they Are Dit Noiin de to take the surplus Revenue Tempha Licali the people s Money a portion of that Money has Jeen paid into the land offices by the Pooi to class of citizens who were induced to emigrate to the Beau Laiful West to find a Home and shelter for their Young and rising i his Money sir is to he Nuen to keep up the management of this system for a Lew oars longer. Let me , As Cor oct and Able financiers to set Down and make a calculation of what Money Thoy need a year to Cir by on this splendid system what amount of Money they need a year to pay the inlere.-5t, and then Call on Tho people Abr the Muisey. I in Niy place sir will go for tax ing the people exactly a that is necessary to carry on this system. I want Ihen to feel it i want Thein to know exactly what it lakes to keep up the system. Why not let them know it Why do / of gentlemen take this course Are they afraid of her syst Etc yes sir i will venture the remark. Let us tax the people in the next year what it will take to pay the Iii i res of the debt to carry on this system and you will Fiad in your Rej re9t, Hall not thirty to one votes for classifying these works but you would i id twice that number next year. 1 propose sir to set apart Tho interest accruing on Ibe surplus Revenue to education or fir improve Menis in each of the counties under the direction Tif the b a tires doing county business. The interest on this fetid for one year would amount to something like one Hundred and Twenty thousand dollars. Let Fen Leinen look around theist find seethe Rosiu Cesol Indiana Torai a a fund by common schools. I mean schools in every neighbourhood schools that May be been in every three Miles a quare of the county where you May see the orphan boy from six years to ten rating his a by instead sir of seeing the fumes and hearing the cursing of the still House song that is so often witnessed in our country. Yes sir if any gentleman will sit Down with Ine and make a calculation of the resources of Indiana in raising a school fund take the interest of the surplus Revenue the profits arising on the Bank Stock the present Law on the subject of the Revenue of the state the wealth of the township school fund 1 can show him the Means in the next ten years o raise in millions of dollars for the purposes of education the interest of which will educate every child in the state a fund equal to that of new York. Here gentlemen can find the Means of erecting a Monument for Indiana a Monument that will stand when the pyramids of Egypt the colossus of Rhodes and the mushroom rail roads through the wilderness of Indiana shall be lost and the my Mory of those who raised them will be forgotten. I declare to you or. Speaker that i feel this subject and if the Choice were left for me to decide whether i would raise a system of internal improvements in Indiana or raise a smoking school House Cabin in every Section of my Young and rising state i would say go for the latter go for taking my country a free and Happy land go for educating every child in the country go for taking every Means in the grasp of the stale for education and when the Itne shall come when the wealth of the state will us Ify a Ihen go on with your internal improvements within the Means of the stale. Lam called an Eti Emy of internal improvements this is All Well enough. Time will determine who is the real Friend of internal improvement. I contend sir thai i am the m is Cousin steel Friend of internal Impi Over edit on this floor. I have said in my place that Raiher than miss classifying the work 1 will go for the same if you a Ven classify out the Wabash and Erie canal and Lii Al 1 Well know would not be Dune Init Tir i will leave it to the b lard if Public works to take a . Lei the Wabash and Erie Carial stand is own Chance fit Hatnot merits Sui Ricieri to make it umling the first class of work then let it stand in the second class. And 1 will go i r taxing the people Twenty per cent., or whatever amount is necessary to carry on this system Ilien if the people Are i ii in to go on with the sys Ern amen Amend then they will know what they have to raise every year. Is his not the Cor rect course to t Ike to carry on any practicable system in h government like ours where the representative is the Only agent of the people like the Majestic Ohio who lakes its thous Aud tributaries to the mighty Ocean so the representative Only brings Here with him the thousand wishes of those whom he rep resents. Lay the whole matter before the Peop by let them feel what is going on not hide the real facts Roiti them and take their own funds indirectly from them. Gentlemen speak of prophetic language that has Heen used in this House and about panic speeches. I have said sir and i now repeat it and i wish ii was i Sci lied upon that Wall in letters of Gold not to the Midison and Lafayette rail will Cost when completed five in Illions of dollars and that it never will yield one half per cent profit to the stale it Ever the sane is completed and sir nothing is to me so , As the idea of running Hundred Miles of rail Road in Lii Diana. Fall things they Are the most obnoxious they never were int a did fur any other it pose than to connect Large commercial cities like Liverpool or Manchester or f or Eastern cities. Your canals and More especially your Mcadam Zed roads will Benefit your whole country roads that the Farmer can put Bis team upon and haul Hundred with As much ease As he can now haul thirty Hundred roads that any citizen of the country can use. I have introduced in this House a Resolution of inquiry calling on the b lard of internal improvements to furnish a statement of the pay of engineers and other incidental expenses which was Laid on the table and has since been refused by a majority of this House to be taken up. And sir a Resolution i introduced calling on the Board to know Why the Cross Cut canal was prosecuted when the heavy jobs on the upper Wabash Are neglected this too had to be Laid on the Able. These matters Are of deep importance to the whole stale. What do gentlemen mean How Long do they suppose they can carry on this system How Long will they keep this matter from he people they Well know there is a certain Little thing in this country called the ballot Box that will speak. The people of Indiana Are not opposed to internal improvements but they Are opposed to the management of the present system. They care not How Large a sum of Money is authorised to be borrowed if those who expend the same Are restricted in the Man Ner that they perform the Public works. If they will Only prosecute one or two of the works at a Lime in a word if the Public works Are classified they Are contented i intend to introduce a Bill to classify these works not that we can carry the same but i with to record my Vole to slow in after Dot is who was right and we i was wrong for there is a per tit organization in this House to which All things oust t i a get lenten wish to let new How i could Vole for Whit is culled tie Ciff and yet go for ? i lies say 1 Ani i , it. Sir Liat Bill been t i he com Tulice of canals a Oid internal in and six or eight works included in the a Ciji my of Quot win a and these works , their that to room hive progressed Wilh her works and ill to Iii. Ii a All Eniti have been completed. Let Ilic Faifili of Lioi Lale have been pledged to Complete me who i Folh Miu coining time this sir would Liatti Siti Ted All the Coli flicking in Crest and the state of Indiana could have in Jilch together As a band of Brothers. No is belter set Liefl than he one that one extreme follows another. The slate has went to one extreme in carrying on her Fiu Blic works Tho peo pie have been led to believe that a Mil Road canal or Turnpike would pass by cad neighbourhood an Excil Mont has Heen got up they have lost sight of the ii Teress of the Stato they have been led to lie Lieve that they would realize that that they never can and when Hii subsides when the Okien link is , Tho other extreme will follow and you will find that the management of this system of internal improvement will do the stale of Lud Itma Imre injury than any thing possible it will retard tiie stale in her system of internal improvements suited in a her situation Moro than Twenty Yeai so he people will be afraid of a system after they find the manage Meni of the present one. Bui i have almost Loit sight of the present proposition it is the pure and Correct plan of giving the interest accruing on the surplus Revenue to the c m Mon schools a the country. This heavenly Boon the surplus Revenue appear to have been seat Flugl to at die Lime and on the Urca Sion As if it we re designed or educate the rising y Outh of a state when the Public mind is alive to it lha a a Bow cheap education Coo mentions Are Holden All Over this Happy gov eminent when the talents of the states Are called in Requist Tion to present the Best system of common schools or he country and i May say at a time when to dial a is furnished with a system and report from the Hoa Oracle senator from Switzerland or. Dumoul that would do Honor to any Man to the state. Hie in the cause of education will not be forgotten so Long As intelligence and virtue Are the Distio Guia ing characteristics of the people of indians or. Speaker the importance of this Eula ought not to be lost sight of weigh it a Rith Eny of Toteff subject presented to his session of the legislature and i May say any that is Tocong and there a subject to compare with it. It May not a of erect Ito same Blaze of Public opinion that the system of Inte Nal improvements did last Winter when bonfires to illuminations were held throughout the state cation comes like some heavenly messenger end in the language of the eloquent writer in he East had rather for the appearance if i must choose be Ween them see the country dotted All Over Tiu Choei roads with its Plain Little Village school houses Thwe have the High places of a few Large towns crowned with the most splendid fabrics of grecian or roman Art. I had rather for the strength and defence of the country if i must choose Between see the made that Load to these school houses thronged with children of both sexes saluting the traveller As he passes in the Good Hoosier Way with their Little Courtesy or nod than gaze upon regiments of mercenary troops parading upon the ramparts of impregnable forttes ses. A for the Honor of the thing i had rather have in said of me that i was by Choice the humblest Citie zen of the state making the Best provision for heed a coition of Alt its children and that i had the heart to appreciate this Blessing than sit on a throne of Ivory and Gold the Monarch of an Empire on which the Sun never sets. Husbandmen sow the seeds of instruct lion in your sons and daughters minds. It will grow up and Bear fruit though the driving storm of ajar scatter the Blos sons of Spring or untimely frosts overtake the Hopes of autumn. Plant the Gem Oft util in the infant understanding of your children save stint spare do anything but steal in order to nourish that growth and it is Lille or nothing to say that it will flourish when your grave stones crumbled inthe dust shall mingle with the dust they covered jail will flourish when that Over arching heaven shall have passed away like a scroll and the eternal Sun which lightened it shall set in yes under its benign influence the raging mob is quelled Vica disappears virtue is in the Ascendancy and tha Brighi Star of this Republic is seen rising in splendor under it the human family May worship god according to the die a is of their own conscience and the extent of this government May then embrace even to Rocky i Una wins and All will be Safe Yea let thae isl boast of their pearls the South of her Mountain a of Gold we can Well boast of our country if it is an lightened and free. A joint k�6uluti0n for the Benefit of certain French inhabitants in and near by or. Myers and passed. Whereas it is represented to this general Assem Bly that certain French and Canadian inhabitant off and their descendants settlers at Post st. Vincents now Vincennes Wiio have professed themselves citizens of the United states have never under a act of cession of the state of Virginia passed december 20, 1 773, and the several acts and re Solus Lions of Congress received a confirmation of i be to the lands to which they Are justly entitled. Therefore be it resolved Ity the general Assembly of the state a of Indiana that our senators and representative in Congress be requested to use their exertions to procure the passage of a Law for the appointment of a commissioner to ascertain the Justice of the claims of those French and Canadian inhabitants and their descendants at Vincennes to lands who have not been provided for in pursuance of said several Acta of the state of Virginia and of the United states. Resolved further. That if upon such ascertainment in be found that any of such French or Canad an inhabitants or their descendants a re entitled to land As aforesaid the president of the United slates be an theorised to direct the commissioner of the general land office to permit any such person entitled to enter at the United states land offices North West of the Ohio River a Quantity of land equal to that to which they May be so As aforesaid entitled and Hai a Patent Issue to him her or them therefor or thai Congress May Grant such other Relief in the premises As May be just and equitable. Resolved that his excellency the governor a requested to Ransil a copy of the foregoing re Solu Lions to each of our senators and representatives in Congress. Botanic Medicine. Lately received a Tresh Supply of the celebrated botanic , the midwife s practical directory or woman s confidential Friend Coin rising extensive remarks on Tho various casualties and forms of disease preceding attending and following the period of go station with an appendix the whole designed fur tie special use of the botanic friends in the United states by Thonius Horsey practising physician of Tho botanic order formerly surgeon in the . Army late president of the conventions Secretary of general correspondence to the Friendly Thom. Bot. Society of the United states second edition enlarged and improved Wilh numerous engravings for Sale bar a. Pope. Botanic physician Wrington Street Union Row two doors East of the Post office. Nov. 26ih, 1836. 49-tf. Herb is a Ciance. A the Board of commissioners of Delaware count a Indiana will receive proposals on the first monday in March next for the building of a court House in Munci Etown in and for said county of the same size and description of the court House in cent is Ville Wayne county Indiana. The proposal Mast state the sum for which Tho whole of the work will is done and when the first payment must be made and How Many payments they will Divide it into together with the length of credit to each payment. The unit de taker will to required to give Bond and Security for the performance of Tho contract within the time spa eight fied in Tho proposal. The proposal must state when the whole of Tho work will be completed. They will also offer for Sale to the highest bidder on Iho same Day sixteen in lots in Munci Etown in said county on Tho following terms to wit one half of the Purchase Money to be paid in nine months from the Day of Eale the other half to be paid in on year and Nino months from said Day. The Porcha Eer will be required to give his note and Good Security for the payment of the Purchase Money. By order of the Board. Patrick Justice agent d. C. January 4, l�37. Flo to now or never. There will be offered for Sale on saturday the 15tk of february at or. Brown s tavern in Indianapolis at Public Sale to the highest bidder my farm on Whit River shout one mile above the Bridge on the not Roaal Road. Possession Given on the first Day of Mareks the purchaser Tian have a Quantity of see Lent Corn if he chooses. I have a verse a better Pises of Latti with Mori valuable Timber water advantages Lee. K j

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